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OUR NEIGHBOURS' DOINGS YASS [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
*WWWVVVVWVWWifW»%VyVUVWV%VVWWV^vWWWVWVVWVWk | OUR NEIGHBOURS' DOINGS J FROM OUR EXCHANGES. ^ AV/A^^VAV^WJWWWWWV/AW.'A'.VAV.WiVJAIi'.V.Wi YASS Messrs. Leonard Bros., shearing contractors, are very busy in the dis trict now. Teams started at Mr. F. W. C. Roche's 'Cavan' property on Wednesday, at Mr. E. Merrimati's 'Ravensworth' this morning, and at Mr. Theo. Storey's place, 'Werong.' Mr. P. J. Magennis, of Jeir Station, starts on Monday, also Mr. Geo. Dow hng. JBango starts on Wednesday. Mr. E. J. Bucknell commenced at Otterbourne on Monday. Narrengul len cuts out this week and also Bell vale, when this team will start at Bogalaro. That the land known as the 'Old Market Yards,' in Dutton Street, O'Connelltown, be subdivided and sold as allotments, was a notice of motion tabled by Aid. J. O'Brien at Monday night's Council meeting. Speaking to the motion, he said, that the land was of no benefit to the council and it was being leased for the trifling sum of £3 a year, where as the rates...
WITH THE MAN ON THE LAND. AGRICULTURAL WORKING THE FALLOW THE IMPLEMENTS TO USE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
'j WITH THE MAN ON THE LAND. [ AGRICULTURAL ' ? ; ? ♦ ? ? WORKING THE FALLOW THE IMPLEMENTS TO USE The implements that should be ? used in working' the fallow depend I very much on the nature of the soil and the state of the fallow. If the soil is medium to heavy loam and is free from weeds the harrows or spring-iootn cultivator wouiu serve. If semi-alluvial brown or light red loam, or heavy black, self-mulching soil, and free from weeds, the har rows would be the most suitable im plement. If heavy red loam or clay country, or if weeds are prevalent, the rigid tine scarifier should be used. The determining factor, however, is usually the . amount of weed growth. . It is often possible to deal very effectively with weeds when very young by the use of the har rows, but should weather conditions, &c., delay the working until they are too big, the rigid tine cultivator with suitable points will put the fal lows into excellent condition. The l'igid tine cultivator or scarifier is...
YOUNG [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
„ YOUNG . Miss Vera Moriarty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Moriarty, announces her engagement to Mr. Bob McGavah, at present on the Wallendbeen rail way, but whose permanent position is nt. Framnton. A juvenile razor gang has been discovered at the Young Primary School. A number ofl boys have been practising self-mutilation with safety razor blades, cutting the skin on the back of the hands, and carving their initials in blood, The cuts scar over in a ' couple of days and the sufferers who seems to bear the pain stoically, rather pride thmeselves on the pos session of such a bloodthirsty mark of valour. Some of them, however, were too .daring and the lacerations were too severe, having to be ban daged 'and dressed. It is understood 4- 4-V.^ 4-^onVi/rr.c ViQiro HlCnrtVPrpH t.Vl P dangerous practice and the perpetra tors are being dealt with. | 'Sometime ago we were notified by j the Works Department, that as soon i as the principal centres were connect ed up with Burrenjuck Electric S...
BANK MANAGER FAREWELLED Presented with Salver and Wallet of Notes [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
BANK MANAGER FAREWELLED Presented with Salver and Wallet of Notes When Union Bank Manager V. E. Lawrence motored over from Te mora on Friday last to Gundagai, to tell tales of wheat of the west, his old cronies and bank clients gave him something to remember the old Kiver town by. Round in St. John's Hall representative district folk gathered and as Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence en tered the hall, the Country Women's Association deputed little iietty Ji.gan to present Mrs. Lawrence- with n beautiful bouquet. Then the evening's guests were - taken on the stage, arranged drawing ' room fashion, and there Mr. C. Phil lips chairmaned a, presentation item. He started it by telling how ' delight ed he was to see such a representa tive gathering to do honor to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence. Then he read a sheaf of apologieg from represen tative district' folk — most 'of whom were ''busy, shearing.' The Chaii' man told how he had been associated with Mr. Lawrence in C.E. affairs, aaid had learned to admire...
BARELLAN [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
♦ BARELLAN How many (months have passed since anything has been heard of the proposed Barellan Water Supply? Wa'fcer carts are again being plied fi-om dams and station to town homes The supply of water is running short. These are signs which should quicken tVinco lnfallv entrusted with further ance of the ' scheme. It's no use go ing over old ground to prove that permanent water should come to the town and district. Present condit ions and indications ? prove it. Will our public men give the Department a bold reminder that .definite action is immediately necessary. The parishioners of St. Clement's Church of England yesterday at the conclusion of the evening service, made a? presentation to Rev. A. H. Gribble, who for the past three or four years has rendered faithful ser vice as rector, and is now leaving Barellan for Queensland. Rev. Grib ble, besides being a good rector, has interested himself in most of the public concerns of the district, and as editor of the 'Leader' has done ...
WAGGA [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
WAGGA .. S. Repple, an Italian, of Tumbar umba, was' riding a horse at Curra warna on Thursday when the animal fell and x-olled over him fracturing three of his ribs and inflicting inter nal injuries. A call from the Curra I warna: Hotel brought the Wagga Dis trict Ambulance to the scene and the man was taken to the Wagga District Hospital for ti-eatment. Mr. John Tulloch, son of' the late Rev. William Tulloch and Mrs. Tul loch, is expected to return to Wa'gga after having spent 21 months in Sydney Hospital. He is 26 years of age and has been an invalid for near ly three years, caused by 'complica tions following on a blow on his right elbow. He has been under pain flul and wearisome treatment, but he bore his sufferings in such fine spirit that he was given the soubriquet of 'Happy Jack.' He is now 'well on the way to recovery, though he will have to wear a plaster jacket for a further six months. The many friends of Mi\ A. N. Hutchings, formerly of 'Brynterion,' Tootool, will be g...
DRANK HIS BARLEY [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
DRANK HIS BARLEY Fresh from an outback wheat area in Westralia, a youth named Arthur Campion was hailed before a Perth magistrate for being drunk. After being let off with a nominal fine. Cam pion handed it over to an official, and! said, 'Mother told me to be careful. Perth's too gay: for .me; I'm off back into the bush.' -
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
GENERAL NEWS. The old smithy at Drummartin (V.), where Hugh V. McKay made his' first harvester in 1844, has been removed to Sunshine, whe-re ^ the works cover 70 acres. The old build ing, which measures about 280 square feet, is made of slabs, and has a bark roof. * * * Dr. Beyer, the head of the Uni versity of Manilla (the late capital city of the Philipine Islands) has, it is alleged, by a series of archae ological discoveries, definitely traced the original men of the Philipines to as far back at 6000 B.C., which is about 2500 years before Noah and his family built his famous Ark, when all but eight humans were, according to Biblical history, drowned in the Flood. * * * . Tvaffic in faked emeralds is still going on in India; last year it is es timated that about £500,000 was paid by London gem-buyers for prac tically worthless 'emeralds.' These have been chemically treated, but they were so much like the true emerald in every way that London's best gem experts were unable to dis ...
SHEEP AT 10d. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
SHEEP AT lOd. 'What was the lowest market price for sheep in Gundagai district dur ing the past 40 years? A well j known local authority tells how, 35 years ago, he acted -as agent in the purchase of 5000 merino wethers, '?within 12 miles of Gnnd armi fnv S/-I per head. , The buyer skinned the sheep and sold legs of' mutton in Wagga at ad. each. In or about 1902 the late Six* Samuel McCaughey offered Gundagai people ewes at 4/ per head, with the promise to i'e purchase at 24/- if an inch of x*ain came within a month. But the cheapest line ever sold in these parts ; was at Tumut, during the war period, j when 10,000 ewes were disposed of at an average of 101d. per head — a few months latex* a big propox*tion of these sheep were re-sol, d at 14/6.
THE WOOL MARKET NO REASON FOR "COLD FEET." [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
THE WOOL MARKET NO REASON FOR 'COLD FEET.' Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report: Despite the irregularity experienced in values for some classes of wool since the Sydney auctions resumed no reason is showing to assume that the market is 'going to the dogs.' Consumers are apparently uncertain regarding the basis on /which rates will settle down for the season, but no doubt exists that the Australian clip will be readily absorbed. Trade in many consuming countries has not been up to the level expected earlier in the year, but the raw material has been used in good volume and the supplies of it imported during the past season commenced to decreafee months ago. Even in Great Britain from which the most depressing news has emanat ed the amount of wool on hand at the end of July wa!s the smallest at that date since i926. At the end of June an authority started that the stocks of wool in America had reach ed the lowest possible limit to which they could go without hindering turn over in the mill...
PASTORAL. FOR SHELTER AND FODDER UPSFUL TREES [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
PASTORAL. FOR SHELTER AND FODDER UPSFUL TREES The hot summer months and the bleak winds of winter impose severe handicaps on stock which have not the benefit of some efficient shelter, and especially does this apply to cer tain portions of N.S.W. How to utilise and develop the resources which nature has provided for pro tection is described by an officer of the Sydney Botanic Gardens, in a series of articles on farm forestry now appearing in the Agricultural Gazette. The following paragraphs, extracted from notes descriptive of the trees to be found in the Western Plains division indicate some sources of shade, shelter and fodder in this portion of the State: — Wilga (Geijera parvflora). — A small tree widely distributed in west ern areas, especially on red soils and heavy alluvials. The trees are shapely and ornamental, being usu ally trimmed round the bottom by sheep. They make excellent shade trees, and are very hardy and drought resistant. Some trees are readily eaten by stock, ...
JUNEE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
JUNEE The ddtes of the next J unee show -veve fixed ior Tuesday and Wednes day, August 26th and 27th, 1929. Recently in Sydney Mr. H. J. Gal lagher, of Wantabadgery, and one time of Brungle, was set upon by ruffians, and had several ribs brok en, and returning to Junee, he had every attention bestowed upon him at the hospital. Mr. Gallagher re turned home on Thursday, having left the hospital on Wednesday. The engagement is announced of Gladys M. I., youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Podmore, of Goul burn, to Mr. Robert Stormont, of Wardle-street, Junee. Mr. Gordon Mclntyre, of 'Wil- goma,' has not yet completely shook off the effects of the heavy attack of 'flu which assailed him recently, and intends going away for a change this week. ? Mr. C. D. Eedy arrived in Junee on Wednesday, and is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W.. J. Keast. He has been in business in the islands, and i r, u^uAntT 4-v.;c Woto in tends returning. . Mr. H. Klein has sold the trotting mare Sparkling Dollar (Spa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
Tailored Suits Supreme Quality «lii^ strle PRICES that defy ^ .COMPETITION. ? , ir EXCLUSIVE DESIGNS — SUPPERIOR WORKMANSHIP FAULTLESS FABRICS. ? S SERVICEABLE TWEED SUITS, fit and satis faction guaranteed, from £-5. BLUE TWILL SUITS, Color Warranted Fast, from £ 5 12s 6d. ? POPULAR FANCY WORSTEDS, in Latest Colorings. The Smartest Suits in Town from £6 6s Place Your Order Here and SAVE MONEY WE GUARANTEE SATISFACTION. S. MHH0NEY, Gundaciai T Be Particular $ ^ About^T°ur | . milk, meat, ^ - 5 groceries, etc. Do you exercise the same care in selecting your baker ^ « P as 9°° do your 0&er tradespeople? * fj Our bread is made in a spotlessly clean sunlit bakerp, and ortlj- the ^ j0 purest and best ingredients are used. We incite 5-our inspection. £ ^ T~i a. 1 82 p_ Phone 13 & 115 ^ Butcher & Co* qundaqai * I We Deliver Orders In All Weathers! ? !If you find it inconvenient to come dcrWn tovJn to make your purchases, 1 ** \T vJe will send a messenger to ^our ^SBa...
NEWS OF OUT WEST [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
NEWS OF OUT WEST ? A. ? ? Constable Sternbeck, who last week left Hay for his new location, at Rankin's Springs, will be the first oc cupant of the new police station there. A new hotel has also been erected at that rising township, at a cost of £6,000. At the crowning of Miss Maud | Barratt as 'Queen of the West Dar ling,' at' the Wilcannia Hospital Car nival, which was carried out with elaborate ceremonial at the O.ddftel lows' Hall, on Tuesday week, it was stated that the hospital, at the be ginning of the year, was hopelessly involved, and had an overdraft of £800 at the bank. The committee had set to work to retrieve the po sition and as as result of their ef forts and the queen competition, the hospital would now have a credit balance of £682. There Was not a large attendance at the subdivision sale of 7800 acres 'of the Yanko Estafte, at Jerilderie, recently. Lot No 2 of 1355 acres rea lised £6/1/- per acre; other blocks brought from £5/1/- down to £3/10/ . The 16-year-old so...
MURRUMBURRAH [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent — 15 October 1928
MURRUMBURRAH Mr. J. C. Foley has been confined to his bed during the past week with ' a severe attack of influenza. j Mr. S. F. Stanmore, porter at Hax ;den railway station, has been trans Worl +r- Sirrlnoir ! Most of the sheds in the district | are nearing completion with their . shearing. Some heavy clips are re- j ported to have been shorn.