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BALLADORAN WELL [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
BALLADORAN WEL1 Rrferr'ncr to the Balladoran' wi'll. _.Cr. MacAHister said he considered-it a'scandalous jcb. The mill was work ing with , one fai. off it and- it . v/iu, not correctly ovei- the veH. Link1.; should be made put it :'rj order «y.;n:n for. the prico he go'.. The Engineer said the resident.* thought there was no water in it. He had seen a test made which shew ed 500 gallons an hour. In reply to C-*. Haynes, the En gineer sa:&lt;I the mill cost £12 to erect, but'he could not state the price cf the mill, as it, had been purchased on terms over five years from the depart ment. Cr. Haynes said he bad been7 in formed that a local man had offered' to dji the work for £12G, but his . p'r'ru' ha&.'not been considered and "it had cost'the .shire about £200. The President said tenders had not been called for the work on account of the terms offered by the depart ment. They did not know yet v.hot the .price was, but it was somewhere in the r'cinity of £200. Tho Eng...
WHO DID IT BELONG TO? Timber From Old Bridge [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
_ WHO DID IT BELONG TO? : . Cr. T. G.- Hitchen, at the■. lusty meeting of the Gilgandra Shire Coun cil, asked who,,, was authority given the eng"'neer to dispose of timber, from the old bridge bought by the Council. He said lie had boughi: a quantity of timber and the enginee'-' • had sold some:of; itvto Wenban .• Mr. Almeida .(Shire'• Engineer):-' sa'd Wenban •bought about 50 plankrv -of timber that was unfit foi; use b&lt; the Council . It had cost the Counci?, 5/- and Wenban had paid 10/-'for it, so he considered it a pood deal Cr. Hitchen- said the timber be longed--to h:in and not the Council:, their timber was in another heap, and I he waned to know who (rave the en gineev authority, to sell • the timbw. > Cr. Havnes was also puzzled as to how the timber; came to be sold by. an officer of the Council without mil. hori'v. It was-noss:ble-that the ser • vants of : the Counci nniprht soil a trnok. if an roctreme rase wis taken. The President :. (CrTow"send> &...
LETTERS OF SYMPATHY [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
LETTERS OF SYMPATHY During the past two month.-, the Gilgandia Shire Council .has,?osl;:-.lwo . old employees of tho CcuncU in the persons oi tho late !i N") anan . ;\n&lt;! W. GafFney, Health Inspector rand, pound-keeper ne'spo".1,"vo;/ ■ At. i e last meeting lha Prf-fldftnt Tecnm mended, and it wo 5 narvced to, that letter of sympathy bo forwarded, to tho wives of tnL ijurcas?&lt;l. In this isue-Messrs. A. Townscnd and Son advertise an auction salo MU account of Mr. A .Fenton, of Collie,, when a first class farming plant; ne?ir ly new, will bo offered. The sale w ll •. be held at the Gi'gandra saleyard3. and will take place on Saturday, .1st : March, at 2.30 p.m.
GRAZIERS' ASSOCIATION District Council Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
GRAZIERS'ASSOCI ATION District Council Meeting : The- Dubbo District Council _m.3ot uig o£■ the Graziers' Association !rnet; at Wellington on Fri4&y.. Mr. J3. Tj. Killcn- (Wellington) chaired the meet-, ?n^, o'hers present including W.' M. Wfi'Icer and P. .-Barry (Trarigic), Jf. Wv Gavel (Diibbo)vW.. I-Iaynes and; S. 'K; Murray (Collie). R. van I-Ieck lcltim. and' It. -MacAllister (Gllgan "(li\i), J.- - Maynnrd and R. G. Ivlc Kil'op (Narromine), A. G. Och'lt.'eo ■.■(■Wellington), ;F.-' E-. Row (Wclling .ton; secretary)• F. Ballhausen: (sec retary) . The absence and illness of Mr: T. M ; Scott were regretted .by-all, and. his apology for non-attendance ac cepted . " :• A motion, passed at. a meeting in June last, - dealing • with Arbitration, was rescinded on the notice of motfpn by . Messrs. Murray and Haynes.' ' • - ,,0n.the motion of Messrs., McKillop and MacAllister, it was agreeel that the future policy of the Graziers' As sociation would be to work . for tho. abortion o...
STOCK INSPECTOR'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
' STOCK INSPECTOR'S REPORT .The following is ' a copy of the •Stock Inspector's (Mr. L. W. Buck null) report for the month of January for the Coonabarabran P.P; Board and condition of stock:— \ ••.Pastoral and Agricultural Outlook. —Vcry promising.. Owing to: recent ;-nins throughout .the district: farmers are busy .ploughing, and a fair shoot', of herbage ia-noticeable everywhere; ■ |T.S. Routes.'—Having greatly bofiC | fitted by the vain, the .aforementioned are, now in good,order and grass and .water.- are now available for travelling -stock. " Improvements.—Two reserves' ha'-'o i boon fenced in and mills are being erected at.Biddon and-Tooraweenah. This work will add two more watc" ing places, on the .routes^and should be; of - great .benefit to ■ travelling si opk. , -Diseases.—No d'seases have been reported this month, . but mortality fjrom' Zamia. palm and bracken r.fern ■iri ctwo places and one from eath'.c; wheat were investigated and dealt, with; Travelling stock generally...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
WEDDING BELLS Morgan—J enkins A quiet, but pretty wedding, vi'os celebrated at St. James' Church, King Street, Sydney, the contracting parlies being Edward' Roy, younger' son of -Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Step hens, Walteela, Boardy Street, Armi dale, to Hazel Jessie,;only child" of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. V. Jenkins. of TooraWo.enah. The Rev. Dr. Miek IcnvM. A., performed the iieremony. Given away by her father, the bs'iae »v;as'.dnint?y attired in pink and white marietta, with pink summer felt liat .and shoes to tone. Her posy was com posed' of ;Cec:l Brumer. 'roses,-'jasmine and iranjipanni. The reception was held at-the .Hotel Australia. The bride's mother welcomed her guests in, a frock of navy .blue satin, with hat to match. The' mother of the bridegroom word .black satin, • and b'a'ck, hat w!th touches of white. The numerous wedding gifts and telegrams of congatulations testified to the popularity ofjhq young c'oitpJo. The honeymoon is' being spent on a trip round the-South Sea Islands....
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER DISPLACED "Overworked", Says Cr. Haynes [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER DISPLACED "Overworked", Says Cr. Haynes ■' .•-■"-■■' V'".' At lhe last meeting of thc_G lga» dra Shiro Council; the matter of- ap pointments to the Council Electric Lighting Service was1 referred to"' by■: Cr. Ilavnes. • , ^ • Tie sa'rl that ha was g3ing_ to;movo. a motion; to relieve the electrical on-.; gineei* (Mr. 'C;i A." Almeida) cf 'nW: position. as-to carry oil1 with the two pos'tionc-—electrical-. engineer and shii*« .-jewrinoor—was a- physical im possibility; for ar.y.-man .to do -for -any length -of t'me. In the o'.d days the position of Slr-re . Engineer : was ve counised as one man's job, and of lato considerable extra work has,been ontailatl bv Main Roads Board work, and with the work of electrical en gineer. tacked on to it made .the.-.posij tion bevond one man. The engineer had told them at the last meeting that he had to take the Main Roads Board books '.tn:--the powpr house to write ! them *n.n. as lie had too much to do. i At almost every meeti...
THE COMING FOOTBALL SEASON [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 February 1930
THE COMING FOOTBALL SEASON -Already there is p'enty of talk of v/hi\t will bo. done during the appvoch ■"*&lt;? - forf b^U s-yison in Gilgandvf"!. For. several weeks members of , the&lt; I.O.O.F. Lodge have been busy can vassing the to\vn;fov footballers and supporters and with'-the material they have in'view :a very :s'"rona; thir ' "ov could ibe fieldedWith their lodge hall availabe for practice pur poses there'would be'no excure for fhr p'ayers no't be'ng in proper cpiiv diMon." Tly> Gilg(ndra Colts, on cournged by> their-great success. this year, in the cricket' n-orld, .intend' eall '"«? a 'meeting at any earlv datei whon the ndv:sability of. forming a foot b".r club will be the main item on thu:' business sheet. With their energetic sncrn arv and treasurer (Messrs. J : Morlny and N. Pitt) at. the.,head-ot' nffairs, the success of the club would be assured. This season they have handled ju?t nn '.£50 for the Colt.;;, arid w'th over thirt-v playinc mem bers...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Enquire at local Agency regarding LAY-BY ACCOUNTS for special objective*. .GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK of N.S.W. Hm&lt;I Office. 48-5C MARTIN PLACE. SYDNEY V. J. KELLY Loci Ag.«i fiTHMM Ab ove all for Smartness and Service (&uimuiee % FOR BOYS, FOR GIRLS AND BABIES TOO Hannfacturfid in Syrfnry by WEARPROOF HOSIERY LIMITED UVio/M''/' only hy WEARPROOF HOSIERY SALES LTD. nvclHsIir-t. nenr ChuMniid St Rcdfern. Phone Red. AOSV Ihc NEW CROSS POVER KEROSENE Keeping abreast of the amazing advances, made in tractor construction in recent years, the Shell _Compan,y now make available their NEW,-.CROSS POWER -KEROSENE—'a per^ fectly balanced .tractor fuel which ensures:— ' ' - • No crankcase dilution, no pinking when pulling, " no smoke when .idling, easy starting, maximum ' ; - v power;-.and economy. Available Every where —No Increase in Price.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
A. E. HiGENBQTHAM Dentist iVil] open his practice in Gilgandra j it the Imperial Hotel on the 13th, I I'1th and 15th and .the 27 th, 28;h wid 29th of March, pending opeivng ip in premises permanently'. lie may js consulted at the Imperial Hotel vvery fortnight from the 13:h Match. . Satisfaction Guaranteed LAND~ AGENTS"A.CT, 1927 1, GORDON CHRISTIE, a member )f the firm of. Chris.ie Bros., carryi ng on business as Stock and Station Agents fet Miller Street, Gilgandra, nereby gwe notice that it is my iti .ention to\ apply to the Land and Valuation Court within a month of he publ:cauon hereof, for registra ;ion as a Lrmd Agent under the pro visions of thALand Agents Act, 1927. Any person- desiring to object to -lie said application is hereby re quired within KHirteen days from the publication heAof to lodge with the Registrar of tha sa:d. Coui:!: and1 for ward to me at rthe private, address stated bfilow bj' tprepaid registered etter; a statement setting out fully - :he grounds and fi...
BOWLING TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
BOWLING TOURNAMENT 'Pinal'ty in the Gilgandra Clnb's tournament should- be reached: within the next week, and after some very exciting matches, the- final of the sin gles is left to Messrs. G .' Nelson and. White. 'Further results to date aye: —• ' , SINGLES . ICember received -forfeit from Cam eron . ' Cornwall beat R. J.' Nelson... , G. Nelson beat Cornwall. G. Nelson -to . meet .White in. ftna. PAIRS ' ^Leake and 'Glover ;beat Boon and llutton. . ' Cottie and Ilorsley' beat Kcmbei'. and Lewis. Hitchen and Campling beat rWarl: and Munro. : Flem'ng, and. White beat Cameron and J. Nelson. Weeping .pitifully in the; Divorce Courton Fr.day, Florence.'Joyce .Smith,;- of Canowindra, tolcl liow she loved her husband, James Smith, and wanted him back. Before they were married jn December, 1928, she.said, lie had borrowed £30 from her-—to pay a deposit on a motor car. lie drove her in the car from Canowindua U> Cowra for the wedding. Afier vhc; ceremony he sent 'her out of the church, s...
Coonamble's Step Forward [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Coonamble?s Step JForward Thanks to' the efforis of the Coon amblekbranch of the : Country Wo men's Association, the now maternity ward at the Coonamble District Ho3-&lt; pital is- now becoming an established fact. The C.W.A. first proposed its erection; and have materially^ aided' in securing finance for the improve ment.It is expected--that the .new ward will be completed within tho next week or two.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
MORTGAGEES' FURNITURE SALE SATURDAY, 1st MARCH tot 3.30 p.m.. A. TOWNSBND and SON have boon instructed .lby the Mortgagees to ' sell on aboyo date in the Shed at the rear on their office,'.-a - QUAN TITY 0 FffURNITURE, compris ing: I Maple Bedroom Suito ^ Oak Bedroon4vSuito Maple Sideboard Chosi Drawer! 4 Maple Chairs 2 Scagrass ChaVrs 2 Double Beds! Spring Mattresses Single Bed \ Linoleum \ Washstands Tables - General Sundries . Also n QuantHy_ of. Furniture ac ' count' Mr. Slater. The-Furniture is a good lot and is to be sold WITHOUT RESERVE. " •This".Sale :\vill follow : the sale of farming plant at:the sale yards'; > - . Do hoi miss this opportunity. ' A. TOWNSEND and SON, ■ Auctionenvs.
Origin of a Curse [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Origin of a Curse • ;It is; slated .by' some au:horiliesthat :B'athurst burr was-grst introduced in: I .toiAustraia about ji850vfronv seed ■imported :with Jni pure agricu 1 tuvnI. •seed, '-while others claim - that, burro came-,inv o vnthe / tails and ,manes ;of • horses from" Chili." It was fii'St brought under official ■ notice - as oc curring in Bathurst, New . .South Wales. - and hence the common name, t' is no\y common- in;many.v parts, of Ihiu State and Queensland,>*and it has also reached .Victoria.-Itowould nave been a good, thing if the impure seetl li:ul been left where: it came from, or the horses" had ;been loft in.-;GhiM. ;,
ORANGE BLOSSOMS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
ORANGE BLOSSOMS On Monday af:ernoon, St. • Bvisld's. Catholic Church, Dubbo, was :L: I he scene of a vci'y pretty wedding, %Vhen ; Iiov. ; Monsignor 0,'Donnell joine(lj;in . lioly wedlock John,-second eldest,son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Dawes, of. Ash vale, Balfaidoran, and Pranwes (""Prank''), youngest daughter.... of Mrs-.Vand the late T ., Nash, of uLonr Plain,") Narroniinc, now of Dubbo "Prank'1 made a charming liridc in ia;ihandsomo gownvof :shell 'pink geor: gel to; and: hat to. tono.. She carvicj a-sliower: bouquet,- and' wore a &lt; gold wrisflet .wsitch. and crystal necklacc, gifts of the bridegroom'. ' Miss Nell ; Nash (sister of the -bride) ■ made a pretty bridesmaid in a becom ing-frock of lido blue georgette, with hat' tor tone. 'She;: carried'a bouquet, of ■ pink' roses -and- blue delplr'nivims, which with a dressing set were. the. gifts of the bridegroom." • The;:brido was given away by Mr. Eugene Nash, (brother), sand Mr. - James Dawes acted as groomsman. -v ■ Afte...
PERSONAL PARS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
PERSONAL PARS Mr. and Mrs. 'D. B. :MeKi!:opi o Dubbo, wore tendeied a farewell'las • Saturday, prior'to I heir departure f or "Wonbobbie,!' near Warren, recen'.l,. purchased by Mr. McKiilop. r .,.75W^jii,waway" out in" what has been, for years, the drought-stricker. west, rises super.'or to droughts, dust , ctorms, taxation, iind what not. For instance, Walgett Hospital .finished 'the year with a credit balance of £3964, an increase,, of £1661, wiyie the Shire Council* which has been operating since 1907, has, up to Jan uary 31, levied just on £130,000 in rates, the whole of which, oxcept "a. trifle of £100 has been pa!d. » * * * The instalment of 80 wirelcsv. headphones at the'Lithgow Hospital is evidontly not appreciated, for the secretary reports that ten have boon wantonly damaged and the speaker in the domestic dining room wrecked. He also reported heavy crdckery dam ages to the extent of £200. - 'When this news was conveyed to the hos piGaf committee, Mr. Hovey said, 'The maid...
THE CASTLEREAGH SEAT Mr. Stanley Country Party Candidate [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
THE CASTLEREAGH SEAT Mr. Stanley Country Parly Candidate Supporters of the Country Party ^nd Nationalist soetions of -the Cas-" tloreogh electorate will learn with pleasure* of the intention of Mr. R. Stanley, .of "Karuah," Gilgam'lra, to stand as a Country Party can didal at )the forthcoming . State elections. Mr. Stanley, as a result of per sistent requests', has given-the matter -serious; consideration and will attend a.meeting of the electoral council at' Goonamble on March 12 to :secuve endorsement. ' President ofi tlie G'lgandra P; and A/ Association for the past'five years,: .there is no pors.on more- su'ted to carry the .Country Party: -banner than' Mr. Stanley. Shire President J:or several terms during the Avar, and a worker for every' public-movement that has-for its benefit-the advance ment of the Gilgandravdistrict; Mr.. Stanley would carry a big > personal vote in this end of the electorate, for he is a • man--.with'- a-.-pleasing person ality and one.who is liked by...