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NINE LIVES OF A FORD [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
NINE LIVES OF A FORD ■ ■■ A most remarkablemotoricar;acei-v dent occurred in:tho;.Llth£owHlistricr;: New South Wa'es, recently. ; The (Ikvoi' of- a Foi'd- Car, travel ling at excesive, speed,.-.ttimo-suddenr ly to an unexpected sha p turn - at Mairangaroo IIill, and ran off the road..'Missing a. culvert by, 9.': iiiclios,: ho crushed into rf 4 feet br.nlc, d's luige stump andi'.tlirowing it a distance of 0. feet'. The -tcrrifis impact diverted the car's. course ac ross' the rood "again, : where: it JeapV over a 6 feet embankment and landed on :;its- four wheels,' 12 yank .away,' .with' such force that it somersaulted sideways, again linish'ng on its .'our wheels. .When the passengers ti>\it so far recovered from their shock as fo real ise that no one was injured, :hey pro ceeded: to; inspect the car,' and find ing that,- far 'from being a--.wreck,:, it showed little singns of its mishap,"an. attempt , was made;"to" drive ;itv1- Th-i Ford proceeded on'its way.as though nothing:had...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Why Pay Nearly Double , Hie Price? \. The. Paint that has been proved by hundreds of thousands of users all over Australia. With Newton's Paint you can paint a 5-roomcd Wooden IIousc and Roof for £6/10/-. You are buy ing paint that i3 made to the formula of a Royal Commission. Genuine White -Lead, Zinc Oxide and Pure Linseed Oil. Newton's Paint covers better and lasts longer. II is backcd by an ironclad guarantee. Books asast Solar Cas-ais Free Send for yours now. Newton's Paint, 16/6 gallon, in four gallon cans. Single Gallons 1/- extra. Buy locally from C. A. MURPHY gilgandra: • . - - i";. 1. 0 §?□ 44 BRIDGES! La SYDNEY The Firm That Thinks Rightly And Acts Rightly By its Constituents Personal Attention To Every Lot/ TANKS TANKS £000 GALLON, 2-1 gage, walls, and bottom; 20 gage top; 9 tap, £7. • 3000 GALLON, same materials' as above, 1 inch tap—£11/5/. 3000 GALLON, as above, £15/10/. Without tops: less £1/5/, and lap d/G extra. ■ ■ - . All Prices-Cash on Delivery. : . Prices for o...
Pet Rabbits [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Pet Rabbits ■ ' An application to retain long'-hait' pe: rabbits was' received by the; Bat i hurst :P .-P. 'Board .from a Outline presidentShe-": stated that she had | been informed'that she would have j,to destro^the^rabbits^Shc wishOLl to [ Keep them, as ihey were her little i boy's bets .The-rabbit inspector, Mr. J Steele, pointed out that the matte/ had bedn reported, and that, in ac cordance with the law, instructions had been issued for the destruction of the rabbits. • .
Ford Still Unbeaten [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
A Ford Still Unbeaten • The attempt .on Wednesday by a Whippet car to lower the Sydney to Bourke car record, held by a Ford, dviven 'by Mr. Tunbridge, of Welling tonvMorors, proved unsuccessful, al though up: to the time the trouble .occurred which held the car up, the ^aspirants had a "pretty strong hold. ■About six minutes ahead of time at ^Wellington, the Whippet made good time to one and.a half miles this side of . Nyngan, where, owing to trouble with the vacuum tank, the attempt had to be •abandoned. So fine has the time been cut by the Ford, chat &lt;iny .nttempt now a'.lows of no hold up'g ,on the way.
Dragged in the Stirrup [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
• Dragged in the Stirrup -A man named Robins is an inmate of the Wellington Hospital, recover ing from a serious accident, which happened to him a few days ago, at Mary vale. • He was riding a liorse, when the an=m!il unseated him and he was thrown. His left foot caught in one of the stirrups and he was drag ged for a considerable distance along the ground. Before his foot was re leased he received a kick on the fore head, fracturing his skull, while his face was torn and lacerated almost beyond recognition.
Didn't Take The Paper [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Didn't Take The Paper A. defendant in a water case in Oootaniundra the other day put up the plea that lie did not get the paper and therefore did not know the council's decision re the use of water. The P.M. asked'the defendant how else the council could convey its* de cision except through., the press. "Tlioy can't notify everyone person ally," said he. The p'ea is a miser able one; a Jnan has a perfect light not to take the local paper if he to desires, but when he loses through his stupidity he should be: a sport awl accept the consequences-. -The-defen dant referred to has -probably los^ enough iiv fines, costs, loss of fine, ol.c., to pay for the paper for sonic years.
The Talkies For Dubbo [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
The Talkies For Dubbo*" Dubbo "picture fans will hail w'th delight the news that the "Talkie)" ■will be instated at- the' Monarch-Em-; pire- Theatre in-the near future. -On April 21, "The Innocents of Paris" will; open the;new regime, and will be followed by the best productions from ■well-known ■ studios; - Mr.1 .Clarrie-..Tay lor'has jush rretumed-.fi'oni; Sydne*.', whore ho has,;conip!eted; all.iarraRffe ments for 'the' installation of.-the;:Uit cst Western ElecUic machine, the best talkieunit, on the mai'kefc-'Cost ing-, £560O;:ilv,wilbbe installed.as scoir as possible;; experts coming to/Dubbo ahoi^tly : to arraiigc ^11: the necessary fittings. !
The Albury Labor Selection [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
The Albury. Labor Selectibsi It is regarded as certa:n in A.L.P. circles owing to the many irregulari ties in the recent pre-selection ba!!i.t at Albury, Mr. Martin;,the' returning officer, wfl order a new ballot . It is understood that if a new ballot" is held, Mr. J. J. Fitzgerad,one of the candidates at the first selection ■will not be a candidate. The fight will b-; between Messrs. Hannan (Albury) and MGriffin (Bathursl).
Machinery Bargains [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Machinery: Bargains j Machinery went cheap- when an auction- sale was held at Li:hg'ow Smair Arms; Factory; on " Wednesday. Buyers wove present from Sydn'y and: all over the State, even "to sevnp iron -buyers. ; Many: bargains were to be'had, one njan ' becoming the own er- of a'- machinc for • £4, which had' originally: cost £200 '.It was staled 011. behalf' of'die factory management "that ,thc cqu'pment was of little c *■ no use to the establishment, and formed part of a huge job purchass j made by the Munitions Supply Boai'tl ' toward's the close of the war. Its j value at the time of manufacture waa^ many hundreds'- of thou=2ni&'V;" of-v l««nfl^r",but the board- boiight the j stuff in London at- a greatly reduced i figure. ~ / I
Trangie Shooting Sensation [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Trangie Shooting Sensation ' On- Thursday last > a well-known identity of. Trangie,- named • Charles Evans, made ^remarkable statement !o the police to the effect that he had been bailed up by a man- in a motor car at Willow.Bend, near Bundemar, who fired at-.him and shot him in the arm: -He wsis- taken to; Dr. MacLeau,: Government: med'eal officer, who, uu on examination ,found.:.that:a-' bullet hadv,entered the left upper., arm, as though it had been fired -from above: Pi-oeceding lo the reported::scene of the alleged hold-up, the police made a thorough inspection of the locality, but failed to find any trace: of -, 'the bandit. The impression formed is that .some person' may. have baon ■shooting :'n the vicinity,and a ricochet ing bullet had struck- Evans: The mystery; however, remains to be solv ed.
Ignoring Court Summonses [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Ignoring Court Summonses • Mis Harrison,- tlic Young Policc Magistrate, is fed up with peoples who d'sregard a summons to appear at.| .'court-; Last -week,-, when a. m4n d'&lt;l| 110; turn up in a case of allowing a i horse .to stray, Mr. Harrison !::ul , something to say . "I'll have to adopt | p. different system with some of those j people for not answering a summons. I don't like. being hard on a man who is earning wages and may lose by j 'attending.'court, but this -man/could , be hero," he said. "In future,". t:Ht '"magistrate' added, &lt;(in this court where defendants do not appear, 1 shall, consider the question of issuing a warrant. This practice of not in- ' swering a summons seems to be J growing." , |
Bag-Snatcher in Orange [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
. Bag-Snatcher jn' Orange Until Friday njgh":, Orange iit'd been particularly fortunate in being1 free from the depredations of 'hut typo of potty thief who makes a 'no tice of snatching ibags from ihc hands of women. Thieves of that var-uly have been very 'activc in Sydney cilir'1 ing recent weeks .- . Whilst* - walking along Kite Street»,on Friday night, Miss Merchant, who is the.: propriety ross of a small shop in Clinton Street, Jiad hei- handbag suddenly .s'natbhikl from her handbag by a man \yho was lurking in the shadows. The bag, however, contained only.8/9, and the thief's haul was not a very profitable one, , especially in view of the fact hat the police are confident that the originator of the"vocation" in Or ange.. will be arrested. A man arrested later and lined up at the lock-up-with others,, but Miss Mer chant failed to identify Ir'm as the man that had snatched her bag.
Week-End Cricket [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Week-End Crickct " - J /'Armatt-ee invade G lgantlra .on ilny in quest of the Pontes "and Cilee sos trophy. Play -wH ■ commence ;.at 10 o'clock sharp,' and as the ground is in- first "class order since beiny graded, a good contest should re sul", with some tall scoring. .The fol lowing team will repvessnt the Colts: '—II., J. and K. Williams, P. Rey nolds, D. Whitton, D. Ryan, 12. JUudie, L.' Matchett, J. Marchant,,J. Ferry, N. Meers, A. Ilobbs (12th) . The Colts' Second Graders will'v:sit Tooraweenah and play a-friendly re turn match wi.h the locals' at that village. The "cars.are timed ,tof_leav2 at 9 .30 a. m. so as the match can be commenced -/before lunch . Th' team, selected is:—GeorgeFleming, W. J. Wilson, Noel: Pitt, -W. :Elsom, B . Wood, J. Morris, G. Clark, D. Pisk, II. Weston, \V. McGowan, , J. Uaeker, P. Ileavn (12th).
To The Cemetery [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
To The Gemetery A town that never'has anything to do in a public way is o'n the way to the cemetery. And citizen-who ■ Avill. do nothing for his own townis.help ing to dig'his grave. .A man that curses the town furnishes the-: con. i The man who i.« so selfish" as to ha/e i no time from-his business to give to. town affairs'is making the shroud. The man who will not advertise is driving the hearse. The man who irs always pulling back from any public ■.enterprise.---throws bouquets, on the grave. -.The man who is so stingy as ro " be -howling hard times, preached the funeral and sings the doxology, and ,thus the town lies buried from all. sorrow and care. Wake up and be cheerful—you'll all be a- long time: dead! ..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
H. A. Barraclough Limited OPTICIANS. 385 GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY. The firm has been visiting this town •ocrnlnrly for 311 years. . ■- '^3 A . r " ~ AT' .'IS l . , >■ '. owned by % rloi con • i 1 they ' -v.,; ''Md t)i •»: c-j'i .months -1 luivv btiell ■ Hit;: i:--.--'-.: ;t!nmo/i- P.onltrvtSptce With nod rt lave recommended it to ■tvcrai penniv.of mv acquaintance, and'at east hat; O ilmen of my neighbours are !.ung -Karswood on my advice. At under ix -months 1 had White Leghorn pullets ■•tying, and mcv have continued ever since. ! have foltawid directions and can safely w that unwodv who uses the Karswood roperly will he guaranteed good results." H.i Mre V W "X'lLSON. Pc:;f Office, Urftlla ICA^SWOoj) ^ "SLTRY SPICE ocs not torce or injure towls MAKES RAPID HEADWAY add this FACT TO YOUrt STORE •w OF knowledge. • Kidney disease often advances so rapidly lliat many a person is flrtnly in its grasp before aware of its pro gress. Prompt attention should be given to tho slightest symptom ...
Sportsman's Death [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
Sportsman's Death The death occurred at his residerico at Kensington on Saturday night of Mr .-JohnHiggins, aged 83 years. .Mr. Higgins was the first white clvd born "in the Omeo, East Gippsland, district, and in his youncr days was a noted stockman. Later he owned Bundah Station. He went to Sydney 15 years ago, and for the past two years he showed weakness and lapsed into unconsciousness on Wednesday. Mr. Higgins leaves five sons and four daughters. The sons include Mr. J. .Higgins, formerly chairman of the A.J.C. stipendiary stewards, and now advisor to the Royal Calcutta Turf Club, previously the W.D.R.A. first stipendiary steward; A. Iliggins, a well-known trainer in India; and R. Higgins, who trained horsos in Syd ney a few year? ago, , •
EVENTS OF 1930 German Soothsayer's Predictions [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 27 February 1930
EVENTS OF 1930 ' German' Soothsayer's "; „ Predictions Mine. Sylvia, said to belong to the 'high;',; Austrian-' nobility, :?has .gained', a reputation in-Govmany.as^a""soothsay cr. - r, ' '' C' v,'' ' To'^a number &lt;of ,guuaLs at her house ■ on' New'iXoai!sv Evo,('-&he itold of /events •to -opcui'im",the;.y(5ai,.1930. v After'tea had been solved m'sl .ver.i cups^ aiHU cttke: on 'silveiv-plates, the lights were turned down, and ■There is to by excitement, this Mme. Sylvia spoke., your she. forciold,. in all Europe. In Russia, there will bp a great split, and "a movement that is to develop -on~religit)us'"liiies! . V 'Oncr.Ruropeair .rulhigrhbuso will be tcrriby shaken. A man. who has carried a sword will-appearrfri/iGermany and playan :important;:i'ole . ;iAn 'O-XTOffieer ■ and a i politician will -workihand,in Jiand .an&lt;l j will'.-together accomplish aiiworiderful | improvement 'to -the -condition!!., - Women aroHo interfere ;moro than I'eveiv this'tyear...