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METHODIST CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
- -METHODIST CHURCH Wamboyne 11 a.m. Farewell service. ■ Mallee-Plalus 3 p.m. Harvest Festi West Wyalong 7.30 p.m. Holy Com munion. • j„ Monday, 26th March: Mallee Plains i Harvest Social. Wednesday, 28tli March: 7.45 p.m. Quarterly, Meeting. - Rev. W. H. Butler. 'PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - SUNDAY, 25th MARCH Blow.Cleaivll a.m. . Hiawatha i 3 p.m. ; Wost Wyalong 7.30 p.m. Rev. B. It. Palmer, Minister.
FIRE IN NORTH ST. Cottage Destroyed [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
FIRE IN NORTH ST. Cottage Destroyed About 10.30 last night a lire^occur 0(1 in an unofifupied ventlioi'boaril cottngo in Nov^i Street (o f Gx-enfell Streut), compri^i-nr four . or fivo rooms; The fir? brigade attention, and although tho building was quick ly demolished, thi'tr extinguished the debris. The owiior is Mr. Timothy O'Brien, of Erlgolia, and the insur ance &lt;1£ anyj Js not known at the , present time.. .1
BENEFIT DANCE HELPING A COMRADE [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
BENEFIT DANCE HELPING A COMRADE I At a representative meeting of tlie ■West Wyalong Cricket Association, held last evening, and presided ovor by. Mr. J. -Emerton, it was unanimous ly, decided to hold a dance on Eastor Monday'.night lor the purpose: of . ren dering financial assistance to Mr. p. V; I-Iorton; who. recently sustained .the loss of an eye • whilst playing cricket on the local ground . It was .pointed out at the meeting that since the.: accident Mr. Horton has been compelled to make several visits • tcj. Sydney, in : order to consult a specialist, and that during the week he left West Wyalong for further-ne cessary treatment. . This has involved tlie •:sufferer in a deal: of expense and with a view' to helping him'meet , the expenses his : comrades in-the local cricket-world have arranged the func tion to be held on Easter Monday night. v A further! meeting .will; be held at the -White, Tank ;&lt; Hotel; 'on.: Monday evening ,(2(>tli irist.) when the mailer wil...
Presentation to Mrs. Hammond [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
Presentation to Mrs. Hammond . A farewell afternoon tea and pre sentation was tendered Mrs. C. P. Hammond by her lady friends on Friday afternoon in the Ungarie I-Iall. In a neat little speech, Mrs. R. Mack-, ■■rell said on behalf ofi those present she greatly regretted Mrs. Ham-, mond's departure from their midst. She. then 1 presented Mrs. Hammond with a beautiful afternoon tea set, and1 said that the good wishes of her many friends accompanied it. I Mrs. T. O'Neill, Mrs.- Kindred, and Mrs.' E. Stidwill (on behalf of the 'tennis Club) also spoke, regretting the/departure of Mrs. Hammond, and assuring her of their good wishes. '■: Mrs. Hammond,- in responding, said, that although at first she was pleased at receiving notice of her husband's removal, when ^ it came to leaving all. -her friends she was extremely sorry toalo so.' She thanked the ladies for their beautiful present, and 1 hoped some day to. return to Ungarie.- ; : During- the afternoon musical items | were rendered by M...
FOR WOMEN ONLY [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
FOR WOMEN ONLY At. 3 p.m. on Monday 26tli, a special womcn'ssmeeting will be held in '.he Salvation, Army Hall. Mrs. Colonel Fisher; swho' has the oversight of the Worrieri's 'Home League for East Aus tralia, Sviil "address the meeting as Will ; also Mrs. Major Rignold, Divi sional "H.L. Secretary. These ladies have! Had. wide experience in tills par ticular rwork, and a good meeting is assured. 'All womenfolk are invited to attend this gathering. The visitors will also conduct a spe cial public meeting at night at 8 p.m. when all are invited. Captain Unicomb of' Temora, will also be present at this' meeting.
LITERARY INSTITUTE Meeting of Committee [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
LITERARY INSTI- ! TUTE ; I Meeting of Committee A meeting ot the above was held in the Memorial Hall on Thursday 15th inst., The chair was occupied' by Mr. Stivens, and there were also present iMessrs. Cussen, Duffy, Rev. Butler, Frank, Andrew, Rev. Conran, S. E. Wellington and the Secretary Mr. Fin ley. An account from Bland Shire Coun cil for £25/lG/l was passed for pay ment. The Treasurer reported the expenit ure for tlie month was £24/12/1, Re ceipts ,£27/10/0, debit balance £113 0/11. On the motion of Messrs. Cussen and' Finley, it was decided that the Librarian "be reimbursed two weeks pay during her leave. Tlie'Librarian's report was received A vote of thanks was conveyed to Mr. Stivens for his donation of £1/1 lor a tournament, and it was decided Lliat a novelty billiard tournament be •un on, Tuesday 20tli inst. Afteridlscussion it was decided tw jpe'n the ping pong room for cards.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
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GET ON THE ROLLS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
GET ON-THE ROLLS Electors are .'.warned " against con - fusing the current-poliqe collection: or i -their "names for- the . purposes of tho - compilation -of: the -State ' roll with : Federal enrolment, In orderlto^secure ; Federal enrolmont,&lt;»: or ■ to notify: ) change . of . address ~ affeijtedR within" a j .(subdivision/,ani(.Qlectoniii0 retjuired to Ifurnlsh a duly' completed claim: card ito the Commonwealth /Registrar for 'the subdivision in which ho or sho re •sidos or has resided for a period ot one month. . i ■ Correct Federal , enrolment is com pulsory and failure to comply . with • tlio law in regard to '.enrolment' ov' change of address renders the per son concerned liable to a penalty not 1 oxcoeding £2. Claim cards are avails able at all post offices. Read programme in this issue. IIo»' pitul X'icnic Races, Wednesday, 28tli
Divorce Increasing [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
Divorce Increasing ^iSince tlio beginning oC the year tlio. volume of work accumulating In rlhe* divorce jurisdiction 'of ■the -Supr reme Court .'-has- boon, so great thai two1 courts will be required to sit dur ing vtlie comirig"weelc! One,: counsel, who ifigures prominently inthis class of litigation,' yesterday informed Mr. Justice Owen that he. liad been breif ed to~ appear-in no fewer'than 220 cases.' ' ' &lt;
HABIT OF GROWTH [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
. HABIT OF GROWTH The plant commtences growth In winter, the leaves spreading out close to' the'.'ground.'Later it sends up a. branching stalk which produces flow ers and seeds in the late.summer, but unfortunately the root, which pene trates very deeply into the soil, re mains alive, and new shoots are sent up from the parent root stock. The root is known to be biennial, and it is thought that It is even longer lived. The plant is usually found in the me. ■dium to light loams of the more fav oured portions of the Rlverina and South-Western Slopes. It app'eafs to prefer the light to medium soil rath er than the heavy clay, and up to the present it is rarely found growing in the latter type of soil. The plant is eaten by sheep, and for this reason did not cause any alarm for a few, years. It( can however, withstand close grazing in stubble or on fallovr without being eradicated.
Pastoral and Agricultural SKELETON WEED A Serious Menace [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
SKELETON WEED A Serious Menace We have had some enquiries dur ing the past few days regarding the Skeleton Weed, and the following" ar-, ticle ' by Mr. E. S. Clayton,. H.D.A.., Senior Experimentalist of the Depart ment of Agriculture, will prove of in terest, to landholders:— ' This weed;/ knowfi by the various names such as Skeleton Weed, Neked Weed, and Gum Succory is causing a good deal; of concern. It has proved to be one of the most troublesome weeds found in wheat districts, hav ing such' a peculiar habit of growth that it can withstand ■ even the fre quent cultivations given the fallow by the best farmers', and heavy graz ing of the • stubble and fallow by sheep.
SKELETON WEED [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
SKELETON WEED : Elsowliero in Hi is issue orpemr. an interesting and' informative article ,by Mr. E. S. Clayton, H. D. A., Senior Experimentalist of the Department ot .'.Agriculture, on the subject: of the Skeleton Weed,1 which is seriously in festing iCoolamon and other, districts of Riverina. •• Asked whether there was danger ot infestation from chaff or; seed wheat obtained from affected •'.districts, Mr. Clayton said there; was only a >very slight danger from chaff, as the weed was thereby cut before it came1 to seed, but there was a real danger of infestation by way of seed wheat. ; All farmbrs are advised to read Mr. Clayton's doseriptive article.
FOOTBALL "COACH" Discussion at Meeting Brogan Favored [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
FOOTBALL "COACH" Discussion at Meeting Brog-an Favored A' protracted discussion ensued at thejadjourned annual meeting of the. ■West Wyiilong Rugby Football Lea gue' -lickl. 'inv.the M.U. I-Iall; on Mon day. evening, .in connection with the appointment of: a coach for the ensu ing season. ■ ' There was a record attendance, Mr.' A. Osborne occupying tlio chair. . The Into Secretary (Mr. J; Howard) read a letter from Mr. Harry Stew art, of .Bundami,' applying for ; the position of:.- coach during the forth coming season. : He submitted a lengthy , list of performances both as coach and player, included in which was an association with the Newing ton. team. Ho is 34 years of age, and [ would bp prepared to take over the duties at a salary of £6 per week' without additional employment, or £4 per week with'employment . A letter was also read from Mr. "Dutchy" Anderson (late of West WyalonK). who stated that, lie" was prepared to act as coach at a salary of £9 per week for a period' of 20...
Fallow and Crop LOCAL COMPETITION Mr. Staniforth Wins Fallow [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
LOCAL COMPETITION Mr. Staniforth Wins Fallow Mr. E. S. Clayton, I-I.D.A., Senior Experimentalist of the Department of Agriculture,'finished his task of judg ing the fallow section of the local Fallow und Crop competition yester day evening, and made ; the results available to us for publication this morning. The winner was Mr. H. W. Staniforth, : of Buddigower, with Messrs II. S. Marshman and F. G. Hebblewhite, of Yiddali, second and third respectively. • Mr.: Clayton informed us that these were the best lot of fallows lie had seen in any competition, and were a credit to the district. There was not one poor fallow in the number judg- J ed. Mr. Staniforth secured 1&lt;12& 1 points out of a possible 150. Mr. Clayton will later submit a de- 1 tailed report to the Show Committee. Following are the results:-— . ' ■ Points 1 II. W. Staniforth 142J 2 H. S. Marshman .. .. •... .. 1*12,; 3 F. W. ; Hebblewliite .. .'. 141J -1 S. E. Ford . 140 Other Competitors. D. Bolte ■ .. ...
FOOTBALL MEETING Preparing for Season Record Attendance [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
FOOTBALL MEETING ' Preparing for Season Record Attendance . At the adjourned annual general meeting of the West Wyalong Rugby Football League, held in th6 M. U. Hall'on Monday, evening the following 'were present:-.' , Messrs. H. Osborne (chair),J. "How ard, G. Histon, T E Dickenson, P. Duffy, M Souden, H. Pinney, senr., II. Pinney Junr., j. Pinney,T. Fraz er, I-I. Edwards, G. Hudson, T. Craw ford, C. S;tivano, M. OBrien, T. Budd, B. Keen, A. Lloyd,' L. Carr, R. D. Gorman, P. Clarke, W. Brogan, N. Tait, G. Wood, M. Fraser, —Gagie, J. Pinney, and; E. Caliinan.' Minutes of the last annual mfeet 1ng~ were adopted on the motion of Messrs I-I Pinney, senr., and Edwards.
SHOW COMMITTEE Result of Ballot [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
SHOW COMMITTEE Result of Ballot The ballot for the election or a .t .11 mittee for the West Wyalong and Dis trict P.A.I-I. ■ and I. Association was., conducted during the week by Messrs S. A. Schrelber (Returning Oillcer),. and Li. B. Evens and: rE.iW.»?. Parry. (Scrutineers).v The officers concerned had a tedious and strenuous task. The number of ballot papers returned was 293, of which 14 were informal. The number of valid ballot papers • 'was therefore 279, and the total number of votes recorded 7,812. New members of the committee are Messrs G. A. L. Wilson, F. Bakeiv B. B. Davies, and S. Ludlow. • The first meeting of' the newly elected committee will be held 011 Saturday, 31st instant.. The ballot resulted, as follows=7 S. E. Ford 247 T. E. Dean 245' II. Kaye 230 S. It. Marshfnau 230 . II. W. Staniforth 229 1-1. W. Berick 224 W. G. Butler 221 F. H. Stivens 221 II. McFadyen 21S E. Rootes 212 . J. Jones ..... .. .... 210 . ■ C. W. Ridley 207 Wilfred'Wells 200 J. W. Parker .. .......
ELECTION OF OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — The West Wyalong Advocate — 23 March 1928
• ELECTION OF OFFICERS : At the previous meeting the follow-, ing office-bearers were elected for tlie year. ;/t Patron—C. E. Wallder. ' President—Mr. J. Osborne. Treasurer—Mr. Jas: Howard. Assistant Sec.—Mr.'It. M. Souden.', Vice-Presidents—Messrs. G. Histoir H. Edwards, E. £>. Gorman, T. Craw-, ■ford, H. ' Camteron, h. A. tBatros, Geo. Woods, and II. PInney, senr. Committee—Messrs. G..Hudson, T. Budd, I-I. Pinney, Junr., P. Duffy,-W. Brogan, T. Dickenson, M. Fraser, L. Cooper. Mr. B. Callinan was subsequently elected secretary