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LEAVE WELL ALONE JURY'S UNIQUE ACTION IN RETRIAL [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
LEAVE WELL ALONE, JURY'S UNIQUE ACTION IN RETRIAL After a retrial for a libel action, granted by the Full Court as the re-, suit of an appeal by the defendants against a verdict for £2000 damages, a jury last week increased the award to £3000. The case was one which was oi'ig nally heard before Mr. Justice Camp bell and a jux-y in September last, and the issue was limited to dam ages only. The paintiff, Albert Phipps Coles, the architect for the Royal Arch Masonic Temple, in Col lege-street, sued the Operative Plas tei's' Fedex'ation of AustrEtlia (N.S.W. bx-anch) and George Hudson, seci'e tary of the federation, in x-espect of an alleged libellous statement pub lished in a union circular, in which it was stEited that the plastering work in the temple was badly done, and accusations were made against the plastex-s engaged, also that the ax'ch itect, when his attention was drawn to the fact, had shown himself to be indifferent. The 'defence was i: gen era! plea of not guilty. At the ...
PUBLICAN HEAVILY FINED [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
PUBLICAN HEAVILY FINED . John Michael Lavelle, licensee of the Club House Hotel, Gundagai, was charged with having the hotel bar open for the sale of liquor at 10 p.m. on Sunday, 23 September. i La'velle, who was represented by Mr. West, pleaded guilty, but said he was in ;bed at the time of the occur rence. His brother was in charge of the bar at this time. Both he and his brother were strangers in the town. His Worship: That doesn't matter. Y ou havif got to pay for carelessness, and you are liable to a fine of £100. Edward Lavelle, brother of the li censee, deposed he was in the bar counting money just before 10 p.m. on 23rd September. He had to open it to get in. He closed it again; but opened it when someone came and said they were travellers. He didn't know where they lived. He thought he was quite entitled to open the bar to serve travellers. Sergt. Dyce srdd there had been some complaints about this hotel, and this action was taken as a re sult. His Worship said he couldn't ...
WE LIVE IN HOPE GUNDAGAI'S 1928 RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
WE LIVE IN HOPE GUNDAGAI'S 1928 RAINFALL Gundagai's rainfall for the first nine months. - of 1 928 we's 1.9 inches 1 point. That sounds . decent when ? compared - with afisi.milaijvp'eriod last year when-^V& -ha^onlv ^4..-iriches 77 points. But 1 in?3.927 we got good spi-ing rains, starting in August,, whilst this August the fall was only scant (#7 points). In the fii-st . thi-ee months of 1928 we henre' had nearly half of the whole f^ilh regi'steredj ^nearly nine inches coming along/v. Our May and June' falls 'were poor, but July gave us a good wetting. For the month of Sep- '. tember, ended ^yesterday, the regist ered fall was only 148 points, which, however, was 39 points better thc.'n the September of 1 9 271 Will we get a good October fall? V Last year we had 334 points in Oc tobex-, followed by 225 points in November. So wfe live iiv hope. . 1:
THE WOOL MARKET NORMAL STOCKS OF THE TRADE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
THE WOOL MARKET NORMAL STOCKS OF THE TRADE I Winchconxbe, Carson Ltd. report: — If those intex-ested in the sale of wool fully accepted the opinions and statements of many concerned with the manufacturing trade at the other end of the woi-ld, they would be despondent regE'rding- the future of the staple. But unfortxinately sell ing experience of the past prove that consumei-s ideas ai-e not always cor-, i-ect. Demand at London sales has displayed impi-oved strength since the auctions in that centre opened. At the sales held in Australian so far this season Germany has proved one of the most consistent market supporters. Prior to opening Eiuctions the fact tha,t German stocks of tops were nearly 40 per cent, higher than a year before Avas considered by many an insui-mountable obstacle to active bidding for the raw material from that quarter. But from Janu ary to the end of June this year Germany imported slightly less wool than for the same period of 1927 and the quantity she Actuall...
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
THE TURF A Gundagai many'had a £750 dou ble — Amounis and Jocelyn. ? . * ? ' The mighty Mollison had his won derful winning career stopped on Saturday. ? * ? . A Gundagai district resident had Black Duchess backed to win £1400 on Saturday. . * * * Mr. W. C. Stribley is on a. visit to the city, for the spring race car nival. * 0 * The Tumut lad, Baker, ha'a a win in the Hurdle Race at Randwick on Saturday, on Castles, a 14 to 1 chance. ? ? * At a committee meeting of the Albury Racing Club on Tuesday night the balance sheet for the recent show race meeting, showed a profit og £488/16/9. The secretary, Mr. B. Peacock, was congratulated on the success of his first meeting. V ? \ The Sir Dighton mare Grovene, a member of the Wagga trainer W. Ball's team, who has not raced for nearly 12 months, is beginning ' to look well now. She is a regular Visitor to the Wagga course with others of Ball's string. ? r * Exultation, an aged brown geld ing, by Blague — Fou o' Glee, who was. injured rece...
ON THE LAND [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
ON THE LAND iliNiiuiiiiiiiiitiiMiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii The blowfly is again troublesome. $ ^ Jj: We want rain badly, says the farm er. We can do without rain for another month, quoth the men Kvho are shearing. * ? m Don't growl about the absence of rain. Swing your mattocks and' don't let any colonies of rabbits jostle your sheep for grass. 'i5 $ Gundagai will be able to stand up to a dry spell this season better than it has done for 20 years. Certainly the grass on the hills has browned off, and on the frontages it is short, but the greatest drawback for many years, the rabbit, is well in hand, and all stock are in good condition. ? ? ? Big clearance sale at 'Avenix,' Brungle, on October. -24th instant, Messrs. S. F. Wilkinson and Kyle &Wd Co (in conjunction) being the auc tioneers. * * * The champion shearers, T. Black man, of Cooyal, and W. Hannah, of Hannah's Bridge, have been putting through some record tallies at Booya murra Station, in the Mudgee dis tr...
POLICE COURT TO-DAY'S DOINGS. Before M. Harrison, P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
POLICE COURT itiiitiitiitiitiiiifiuisimifififiiitmifmrcftiffmiiifri TO-DAY'S DOINGS. Before M. Ha*rrison, P.M. Three young men, charged with be ing on the premises of the Club House Hotel, on Sunday, 23rd Sep tember, at 10 p.m. Mr. West appeared for the de fendants and pleaded guilty on their behalf; but also said they had a'cted in ignorance, as they had just came in from 11 miles out on the Tumut road and thought they were en titled to a drink. They did tell the barman that they were travellers. His Worship: Yes; it is their mis take and they must pay for it. They were fined £2 and 8/- costs. Seven days was allowed to pay, though His Honor said he did not believe in encouraging these requests for time to pay.
LATEST CITY NEWS. THE SITUATION TO-DAY. ALL HOTELS CLOSED SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
LATEST CITY NEWS. THE SITUATION TO-DAY. ALL HOTELS CLOSED SYDNEY, To-day. The South Australian Premier says that special constables have been en rolled with a view of maintaining order. All hotels in Port Adelaide and district have been ordered to close to-day. SHOCKING ACCIDENT SIX MOTORISTS KILLED. A shocking tragedy occurred near Geel6ng (Vic.) last night, when a train ran down a car at a level cross ing. Five persons were - killed, namely Leslie Hargrerives, 25, Fred O'Leary, 20, Bessie Smallicombe, 15, Eileen Smallicombie, 16, and Helen Kelly, 14. Six others were more or less seriously injured. BISHOP DEFENDS BAVIN The Bishop of Newcastle, Doctor Long, speaking at a men's breakfast yesterday, described Mr. Bavin as one of the cleanest, straightest, and whitest fellows whom he had ever met in his life. He added that there were some who did not hesitate to dip their hands in filth and hurl it at him, but filth would only stain the hands of those who hurled it. 'I WAS JEALOUS'. Wi...
ABOUT PEOPLE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
ABOUT PEOPLE iiiiitiiafmfnmftimmiuimimimmmfiiiiiiiiMuiinHtm Stock Inspector Doyle leaves Gun dagai on Sunday next for Jerilderie. ? ? ? Miss Marge Lindley was discharg ed from the Hospital on Saturday. ? ? ? Sergeant Dyce and wife motor away from Gundagai to-morrow for a nine days' holiday. , # * * Mr. H. N. McKenzie, senior postal clerk at Gundagai, has been promot ed to position of postmaster at Gan- j main. * ? ? Arrived in Gundagai to-day for a. holiday, .Mrs. Dr. Ardah, of New Zealand, sister of Mr. Lowick, the Rural Bank manager. ? ? ? Mrs. Norris, of Jones' Creek, who recently , broke her arm in a fall at Bongongolong, left Gundagai Hos pital last week-end. ? ? ? At the annual conference of P.P. Board secretaries in Sydney, last week, Mr. C. D. Allman (Gundagai) was elected to the executive com mittee. * * * A divorce case from Gundagai is in its initial stages. One of the par . ties is suing for restitution of conju gal rights, whilst the other wants a divorce. * * * ' Retur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
AUCTION SALE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE AND EFFECTS. W. E. KYLE & CO. Have received instructions from MR. G. 0. DOYLE, who has- lieen transferred to Jerilderie, to sell by Public Auction at their Sale Room, Gundagai, on. SATURDAY,, OCTOBER 6, 1928 at £?' o'clock sharp, The whole of Mr. Doyle's Excellent Furnitv ? : an - Effects, comprising: — Oak Sideboard and Table, Card Tables, Oak Suite (Ward robe, D. Table and M.T. Wash Stand), Double and Single -.^-.dsteads, Oak Dressing' Table; -i e Chairs, Set tee, Hall Linf^inds, Deck Chaix-s, Kitchen Table and Chairs, Dresser, Crockery, Lamps, Tubs, Copper, Type writer, GElrden Tools and General Sundries. ALSO, ACCOUNT OWNERS:— Suite Oak Chairs (8 pes.), Pram, Tables, Bath Heater. FOR ABSOLUTE SALE . . CLEARANCE .SALE . . S. F. WILKINSON & CO. (TUMUT) In conjunction with W. E. KYLE & CO. (GUNDAGAI) Have received instructions from MESSRS. BRIDLE BROS, (who have sold their Brungle property), to sell by Public Auction, at the ...
JAM-TIN BOMBS BOY ESCAPES DEATH. Melbourne, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
JAM-TIN BOMBS BOY ESCAPES DEATH. Melbourne, Saturday. .Bomb outrages last night com pletely wrecked a bedroom in the .home of Charles Otto Eichorn, in Armstrong-street, Middle Park, and did considerable damage to the roof of the residence of William O'Connor, in Dorcas-street, South Melbourne. Both men ere foremen, employed by the Victorian Stevendoring Coy., and in accordance with their duties have engaged volunteer labor in place of members of the Port Phillip Steve dores Association. Fortunately, there was no loss of life, but how the two-year old son of Mr. t'nd Mrs. Eichorn escaped death is a miracle. The child has a deep cut on the bridge of the nose, caused by falling plaster from the bedroom ceiling. An attack was also made la'st night on the home of John Blake, a fore man stevedore, living in McConnell street, Kensington. Men. entered the house during Blake's absence and smashed up the furniture, but no violence wa;s offered to the occu pants.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
TENNIS SOCIAL (In aid of Gundagai Tennis Club) ST. JOHN'S HALL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1928 MISS CARR'S MUSIC TICKETS ? 3/ MISSES McLEOD, McGOLDRICK, and BLAKE, hon. sees. OLD-TIME DANCE THE, HALL TUMBLONG TUESDAY OCTOBER 9th. 1928 (In aid of Reserve Tennis Club) PRIZES FOR OLD-TIME DANCING GOOD MUSIC. GOOD SUPPER TICKETS: Gents 4/-; Ladies 3/-. MRS. W. LUFF E. NEIBERDING Hon. Sees. Monster Benefit Concert GUNDABIDGEE THEATRE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th, 1928 (Proceeds in aid of Mr. Joe. Wallace) P.JOYCE, r J. F. McLAUGHLI^, * Hon. Sees. GUNDAGAI CRICKET CLUB A MEETING of the above Club will be held in the Literarv Institute on TUESDAY, 2nd October. BUSINESS-: — Formation of Club and General. Old and new members are invited to attend. R. A. WILSON, Hon. Sec.
TOWN TOPICS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
TOWN TOPICS iiiiiiiitii&tiiiiiiiiiiiiifttiiiitiitiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiii) Has anyone seen the street water ing cart lately? ♦ ♦ ? The town lads have started swim ming. ? ,-9 m The fishing season closed yester day. ? ? ? - Tenders are to be invited this week for additions, etc., to public school, Gundagai. j? * * * Local Cricket enthusiasts meet to morrow evening to form a club. ? * * Mr. Percy Joyce is making a good job of Castrission Bros.' shop. Mr. E. Moore is putting in all 'the elec trical fittings. * * * 'Life is merely froth and bubble,' after all. The Gundagai public, re membering what Joe Wallace has done for the Hospital will show its appreciation on Friday evening next. Mr. Wallace, broken in health ? for the past four months, is to be tender ed a benefit concert, and everyone is asked to buy a ticket. * ' * * 'The Rev. Father Treacy read the burial service, when the remains of Mr. James Brett were interred in the Catholic cemetery at Coolac last week,' write...
WITH THE POLITICIANS POLITICAL PIPS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
WITH THE POLITICIANS POLITICAL PIPS unit mi turn tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiimmimtmiitmiummitiini Gundagai, considered politically, is dead. For every one voter i who knows the candidates in The Hume contest, there cjre 10 who can tell, the names of the horses in the Mel bourne Cup. At a meeting of the Albury branch of the Nationalist Association on Thursday evening, the Nationalist Organiser (Mr. J. Levin), said that the Returning Officer at Wagga had stated that out of the 1700 persons who apparently failed to vote at the recent referendum, 70 per cent, of the replies in answer to questions showed that there were duplications on the roll. He explained, however, that he was not referring to the Commonwealth rolls, when he said that they were in a b&d state. With regard to the report in the Melbourne 'Age' that a movement was in progress to withdraw opposi tion to Mr. Moloney in the Hume, in return for Mr. Cameron (Nation alist), South Australia, being allow ed a walk-over, Mr. F. J...
MOTOR CAR INVASION. OVER 100 PEOPLE COME TO TOWN FIFTEEN DIFFERENT MAKES OR CARS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
MOTOR CAR INVASION OVER 100 PEOPLE COME TO TOWN FIFTEEN DIFFERENT MAKES OR CARS Gundagai folk woke early on 'Sat- urday. There tore into town, a little before 5 a.m. a wee baby motor cax% making a row that was deafening, 'There you are — I came from Sydney on 8 gallons of petrol,' proudly said the di'iver. Around about 5 o'clock a number of small cars buzzed in all as cheeky as sparrows under an eagle's nest. They were the advance guai'd of a motor reliability test from Melbourne to Sydney, and back, promoted by the Sydney Bicycle and Mptor Club, and Gundagai was the second sta tion of call. LEiter on came the medium cars, and last in were the heavy class. At each control station the bonnets of the cars were sealed, ..and any break ing of .the seals meant a loss of points. On the run from Goulburn to ? Gundagai there were only four cax's out of the 29 taking part which did not call for the attention of the controls. There were five lady drivers in the test, and each car carried from...
COUNTRY PARTY AND CONTROL [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
COUNTRY PARTY AND CONTROL 'New wharf regulations which op erate from to-day are an exceedingly valuable contribution towards indus trial peace and the protection ,of the honest unionist,' declares the weekly bulletin of the Federal Country Pai'ty provide for the licensing of water side workers, and the only qualifica tions for license are good behaviour t-'ntl willingness to obey Arbitration Court awards.' * * ^4 'The Government's action contains promise of protection for the pri mary producer against rash and un responsible individuals who are not perturbed at seeing produce rot in the sheds or lie deteriorating in the holds of vessels at the wharves. From every corner of the Commonwealth during the last few weeks have come tails of tragic loss. Sugar mills were closing down, wool sales held up eggs -and maize and b litter being ruined, crops not harvested because the farm hands were dismisses, and in the cities carters and di'ivers, factory employees and clex-ks were thrown from t...
HAY [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 1 October 1928
. HAY The. death is announced in New &nbsp; Guinea, of the Rev. John Hunt, who &nbsp; in 1904, was stationed at Hay, as locum tenens for the late Rev. Canon Richards. After leaving Hay, Mr. Hunt took up mission work in New &nbsp; Guinea, where he -stayed for five years. Returning to Australia, Mr. &nbsp; Hunt was rector of the Hillston parish for a time, but went back to New Guinea, where he stayed till his death. The death took place at the Hay &nbsp; &nbsp; Hospital, of Mrs. Annie Mary Gan- non, a resident of the Hay and Booli- gal districts for upwards of half a century. A native of Queen's Coun- ty, Ireland, deceased arrived in Aus- tralia, in 1867, and not long after- wards came to Hay, where she was employed on the staff of Tattersall's Hotel. She was married in 1874, to the late Mr. John Herrick, who fol- lowed the calling of a carrier. In 1884, Mr. Herrick died, and his wid- ow left Hay to conduct the Twenty- Mile Gums Hotel, o...
THE MARKETING ACT [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 4 October 1928
THE MARKETING ACT Interest in this all-important de velopment is being keenly aroused by the many xxxeetings held in various dairying centres. Information not px-eviously available to px-oducers has | thus, been disseminated. As a consequence, the simplicity of ! the coxxstitution and objective of the Act are becoming better understood, with the result that the clarification of the atmosphere which sux-rounded its introduction is enabling producers to grasp the advantages it offers in the way of price fixation and the elimina tion of speculative pux-chasing of In terstate butters. With the exception of three cen ti-es, the swing-oVer in favoixr of the intx-oduction of the Act is general and even there producers are divided upon the official view-point submitted by the factox-y dix-ectox-s. M A ?RTfTT.TT'Nm TinA-pn ATvTn ANCE. Much dus£ is being thrown in the eyes of producex-s in. x-egax-d to the financial position of a Butter Board, if constituted under the Marketing Act. i Thex-e ...