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OBITUARY MR. RICHARD WALKER [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
OBITUARY , MR. RICHARD WALKER Mir. Richaral Walker,,; or '278 Bourke Street, one of, Goullluirn's oldest identitles, "died at the District Hospital this morning. lHe was in hris 79th year. .. . : . . .. ' .. The. late r. Walker; who had lived in -.this. city, all: his life,,. could re mnemnber when Goulbdili liad a popu latloti of.only 2000.'His father was onie of Auburn: Street's earliest trad ers.' Mr.' .Walker, later joined his father in 'biusiness, ;aid their shop, a little lowi building -with a sloping shingle roof, was -on the site now occupied .by C: E; James, electrician, southern side: . .' i-ihen the property .was purchased by. Mr. Walker's father In 1866 the 30tft frontage reallsed £858 a foot, setting a-record .for real estate in those days, which marked the period of prosperity; before the bank crash bf'18893 - At that time practically' the whole of Goulburn's shops were con centradted ,Ii -:the block ,bounded by: Verner and .Clifford 'Streels, the re mainder of :the st...
BREADALBANE SOCIAL [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
BREADALBANE SOCIAL iREADALBANE: A card evening arrangedi".;by tlie ;.Parents .and'.Clti ezons' Asadcittlonil ,was held ili the local school on; Wednesdayeveniinig and. attracted :, good attentd?dce: A dainty supper '?wvis sti pledi;ly Moen datilos H. Williams, Rf ? is Thompsoin fil':T. .:D )ingr tind' the prire-winners were Mrs R. Apps atld Mr. L. Sntit Th`e "boobr" prize's, which, caused liinch moirriment; went to Mrs. Thompson and MIr. C Dyriilg; The prize"s were very generously donated by3Mti. D. Lhvlngstone ,
MR. ROBERT LANG. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
'M ROBERT LANGc .; Mri 'Robert :Lang: a ?elli known fai iner of Richlands, Taralga'i, died suddehly: at: h'is`.esldence 'g Wed nesday- afteirnoon at the age of 77. years. He lthad beenin ?Ill-lhealth.i for somie time and, was receitly treated for `heart `trouble. , ,Mr, Lang went to his sheep yarids durling the aftei?iooni i? orildbr to do light work and late fli ? w'i; founid dead in; the yards. There were no marks on-the 'body aniid in view of a' doctor's statement, -the Coroner decided to dispense with an'lnquest." He ?was a'son of the late ?Mr./and Mrs. Chailes Lang; who were pioiin eers of.. the W9inlibyan? Cavesi"district. Mr:"Lanig was ; twice marri ed and leaveis a', widow and ,seven childien of lflssecond marliage.iOie daugh ter' is imarried to "Mr: Max White. .ir Lang.carried on grazing? nearii uiuriarweela for sodinmeryears'and later icqfired property; ,iis the Ricdhlinds' closer .:?settlenent ?iarea; ;M esrs.r. Chirles l;ii? (G'runninig) and Jed Lanig (Ober6in) are b'oth...
RABBIT SKINS ARE CHEAPER [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
RABBIT SKINS ARE CHEAPER Winchconbhe Carson, Ltd., -report: Supplies of rabbit skhins at Wednes day's Sydney sales were 73 tons. Values at opening auctions were .2d to 3d iper lb. lower. Competition im-i lproved. Closing rates were without nmuch change compared with thepre vious week's prices, but the bulk of the offerings were sold at an Atverage decline of id to 2d. Inconiigs ;greal istd from 695.d to 75d4 peri'lb, .21id incomings 1d0 to 66d, autunins 45?d to 49ad, racls id to 34ili2iid pelty 79d to 82d, .3rd, ioltpty :70(1to 77 4th ielty, 60d5 .tto '67d;, 5tti' elty t.Oil to 50d, lowei iae tielt?''dtio 24ilt ; 2nid does 44di to0"51 d; 3rd tdoes 32di to 34d, 4th ? oes'27,'d o'2 10 t 5th does 22ud ''ito 2u(t ; i-grown?s? 3&lt;ti 31d, ?-growniu s d 20to'i2 d, suckerf anid k itteuis 15d5 to'liS''st diotdirage1 31d to 3:6il hu 21d1a:uliiaged 28d :itto 30d, 3rd dai?age?l ?235d to 2-751,' tli daimaged 16?1 uto 22d;:lowedirlffimagedI Slid to 14d blaclks to3d'fiwno itf s'to 34d, i...
CUP PLAY IN GROUP EIGHT Fate Of Carr And Massy Cups Discussed At Queanbeyan SPECIAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
CUP PLAY IN CROUP EIGHT Fate Of Carr And Massy Cups Discussed At Queanbeyan SPECIAL MEETING As the result of a discussion at a special meeting of the genera ,.com-,' mittee of Group ,8, held at Quean. beyan last nilht, an endeavour, wilt, be made to keen both the 'Carr' and Massy Cu s in .lay, , It was decided that efforts be mado to orgas a secure ta m s ca ?t wich= hauve hitherto competed for both, chps, tpart Itu tlaly those outslidoGoup'.: . ' Tihe Group secrentary:adnltoled that' the ihaI not circtuirlesd? Grout '1="-'cluhO[i'?n= - eluding NeNowrt, Minuo eti; ;,.,,Hostever, aowl'al, had since pauld,";theti".affllhntton to Grou S' (Grop: 6 bis note functioning), 00ad that club wonas' now'; Grosnl'Sr teamt and deshiedt to ":p trtcitltto;:i'n .Lho':t two cut ) competitlono, :.ý:':; .:'::.;?.:. .,.. :' r It wast also "tsted; that ittere, stottt : he one team .availabluo etcbhi .eeck from: tile Southern .?Monaro.'iectiou o? : Gi,!roup 1t (Coounts ,Nittsltaboh, t3bmon t.retc.).• In v...
HOCKEY NEWS AND NOTES Season Commenced In Atmosphere of Enthusiasm SPIRIT OF KEENNESS [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
HOCKEY NEWS AND NOTES Season Commeniced` In Atmo sphere of Enthusiasm SPIRIT OF KEENNESS Hapny augury for the success of this year's competition was the spirit of enthusiasm viith vwhich players enhteredainto their matches last week. 'It was. gratifying to. note that most young players started off determined -t improve their game. ei enntoe. displayed good teamwork' Isalgain.t 'Cenltial-Southern' - 1 last -week,. sn ti':otiei r leoriose r o Iltiaetedl c;that~i they'. will: provlle 'lstlff oppostion, bfoer anly;-'tt u» ; II I i te. com petltlion" i:.jPheir phl?al~it iWts noiledi was'.'o -gret ?l iproves'en t so" the', trial gunes.. o0f 'a,.wehl? S:SOnie .r rontroerSy. ",ilevoepold..l then referee IF ',:Iiiinlgs aiswarded 'KKetnmoere 'i tgoal i o foi- a-?oe iinige .lit froet: Cen la?nl s het lait -weeli I lie 'deelsioi •wascorrec.'"aa :the ball -haitai ctitally tri clled Ino' tl not whein a Contra player hit : b tie b 'nti play::. o , \Vest eaa ;thant :D. ,V :IUlnon, morer ttan, 'anyb...
On the Range INTERCLUB MATCH G.R.A. Meets Gunning [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
On the Range INTERCLUB MATCH G.R.A. Meets Gunning A team from Goulburn Railway Ambulance Rifle Club visited the Gunning Club's range for a triendly match at the week-end. The object of the'visit was to revive interest in teams' shooting, the G.R.A. team hav ing been selected from the younger members considered to be sufficiently strong to give the Gunning boys a good, even match. The Goulburn shooters didll not show their best form, but were able to run out winners by a margin of over 20 points. Gunning. Club, how ever, had every reason to be proud of their members' performances on this occasionll as several of the new. members shot with open sights against a team fully equippDDed with aperture sights. The match was fired over the 500 and 600 yards ranges, 10 lthen to shoot and best eight to count. J. Lynch, of Gunning, recorded a very good shoot over hboth ranges, registering a double 39. L. Olzen recorded the best for Goulburn with a 75, dropping one point at 600 yards. C. Hasler,...
WOMEN'S HOCKEY Competition Play [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
WOMEN'S HOCKEY Competition Play SA feature of play in tile WoVomnen's Hockey Association competition on Saturday was Kcnmore's overwhelmning i'ctory • over Vinstons by 12 goals to 1. It was , pparent that Wainstons, who- are new entrants to thl: comr petitiotn have et fto dedvelop comr bintlon;, :aiid oni' Sattirday they stbdd off f"n'.na'ny 0occasidns ihien thsckling iiwould ha rd~ped inord 'effective." 'iKeniiorm; on iltli thir hand; play ed'ispleiicldd liocely thrifghoiii,..and tleir f'·wards awere constahitly on tih?diall,.- d i oildittfl, nthey displayed gdod 'teamoirli anid .coniblnation, and m't: o f:' tli eir ;.goal-s' vere" tiie result of:. gro?insing 'imovne nents. Tamsett, Sbiulres and Crock were? outstanding for?::fihe vi??vinners, while' M. Deegan, at full hdk f''r Winstons, played a sterling game. Tamsett (6)i: Crock (5) a pd Squires scar'eiedfor the win ners;''' w'vhile' ;::.. Hiiidiey netted for , In a :good: fast game, mnarked 'by splendid :combination` on the part ...
GOULBURN GOLF CLUB Championship Play Commences SOME SURPRISES [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
GOULBURN GOLF CLUB Ohampionship Play Com mences SOME SURPRISES Goulburn Golf Club commenced championship play yesterdayl the qualifying rounds being disposed of. :The failure of Eric Parton to qualify for the championship, the splendid 75 by Max Cooper in the morning, the 86 by' H. Heat, and R. Chenoweth's 87 in the C grade, were among the features of the day. l'nis was the first year in the life of. the club when the champion ships Wvere: played on a Sunday, and as evidenced by the huge roll-up the Iniobvation proved an outstanding suc icess.. Over 70 players took the field, and some.. very interesting golf was pl.ayed. , .The first round produced no sensa tional rounds, and in each grade the scores were so close that it was Im. possible to tell who looked like be ing, in the first eight to qualify. Howvever, the findl 18 holes proved 'too' much for most of the inexperi enced ones, and few stood the strain In the afternoon. The island hole was the cause of many downfalls, and even ...
GIBB AND BEEMAN CUP First Round On Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
GIBB AND BEEMAN CUP First Round On Saturday-:' The first round o.f the .Gibb and Beenlia:. Cup (stroke) ivasplay;ed,; on Saturdaj' , The links are :now valmost at. perfectjon and somise' gbdd cores' were brotught in. :::i, .:. :- : ·t -J. Collins ibi. E Partoi?bothvwenit rbund li' 78;':~vhile KE.Newtin in'the B grade, gave' a ·surpriinigly; good score wlth :84off, theistisck; glving; him, a -inett 61 and:: the B gr·ade: with six strokes.to spare. Principal scores ' :ere AGRAI)E . Ha?r er 80 14, 66; .3 Meale, 81 16 67; H E;, Papwirtrh, 80; 13, 67 R'::obb 8'5.16 6: 9';S .: Collins; 78 8,/ 70. U:Paitdn :78 8, 70;, P W. Sandral 87 15;.. 72 E. R. Gar rett 80, 8; 72 H BH t DrIe86', 12 74';: T. N Powell 89 14;, 78?':R Greaes, '92, 16, 76 ; R.:Ma?gdai 95 18; 77 ;K.: Colllins 8 7, 10· 77 ;:AI Mc Gregori,' 8; 9,-7 7 ; P arroll .8 11,' GIADE c Newton!84 ,23 61 BByrne,, 87 206, L'ave 91 24 67, Dr; ?Iyttle?i 92'~ 24"i 8 i'C?!'hiMcBeaDth 89 ?::2069 ,F, Pri'cr 8 20i, 6?, H Vg 627 69 H Oj~l~irien ~...
Bad Brakes Lorry Driver Fined [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
Bad Brakes Lorry Driver Fined " "on rinulst keep your brakes" in ol'tcr," obsered Ilthe P.Ml., Ilr..1. ,l. RIIyan, at tile Goulhurnl , Po)lcc Court tI1si nlorningf, whlien Ern;Isit BIenJamin Churchill, of Mary's Mlount., pleaded guilty to having had inefficient brakes Oll Ills Ilotori'lolrly. ContaIble Caroy, of thd poliee wlroless patrol, said that on April. 19 the defenldant was driving a. 1926 model truck in Lagoon Street: \VWitness testedtl the brakltes; which were of the four-wheel type. and. the vehicle, when the footsbrako. was fully applied, took 100. feet to pull up. The ha?dbrako was found: to be useless and both braltkes were badtly in need of adjustment. Churchill, who said that the brakes hadt since beenl attended to, was filled £2, with 8/ cdsts. :
WINTER TENNIS COMPETITION Fourth Round Matches Played On Saturday Afternoon DETAILED RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
WINTER TENNIS COMPETITION Fourth Round Matches Played On Saturday Afternoon DETAILED RESULTS Play in the Tenni Association's winter competition was resumed on Saturday afternoon, the matches marking the fourth round. Favourable weather conditions pre vailed. The 'afternoon"s round re :sulted:-.. DIVISION "1. : .: * . P.M. · 1 v I. 3. :.^: -· · H ' R .Woodland ai Drj' Keiniet v ::W. Byrnes asnd:'J Bell,1 6-2,' 6-3;- Miss Caildwell and .Mrs :'Ke'nniett v:. Mrs. By Byrnes and :Mtrs; Goihld; ,-:6 2, :3-6; R6 : iWoodland' and 'MIss Caldwellv' W. Byrnes .and ,Mrs. Byrnies, 6-5; i'Dr. '.and iMrs. Kennett. vi ,Bell and :Mrs. *Gould; 6-4 ; Dr..' Keninett and Miss. iCaldw'ell 'v:' Bell aand :Mirs. :Byrnes,, ';5-6; .Woodland and .Mrs.: Kennett v :*Byrnes ande Mrs Gdould- 6 -3. -P. .1;· ,:5 sets .42 :games"i P.M;' 3'. sets :32, Sgamnes; : R: - hiliay-1 v P.M. 4 I /,.: R. Orford and ;C. .Lynchf, v J. Mlc. :'Alister :and :A; Gulsioni 6,-1, .6 2 Mrs. Chapman: and: -Mrs ! ;' French ;v "M.lssr Doole...
TRAIN SERVICES Getting Back To Normal [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
TRAIN SERVICES Getting Back To Normal Although the end of traffic.re strictiols is not yet in sight, the Rlallway I)epLartment LlltlntinuLs to work towards thallt end, iid, further inmprovements in train schlctdiles were ttinonncd 'to say. it is expected that the next' fort night will witness a continuance of similar improvelents, lwhich will dloubtlessly.be welconmel by business firms, whose supplies have been ham pered by the restrictions which the Railway Department placedl on malny classes of goods during the duration of the coal strike. They will mean, however, the cessation of the con tinuous stream to land through Goul ourn of the' many hundreds of motor tratisports, whose purchases hii this clty have: done much to offset the leaseted, spentdlng power which.;:the strike .proeluced. ' ' :TRAIN SCHIEDULES.:. " Altered trairn schedules announced by the Railw\iyfg. patartment to-day irovide:tliat onlaiid'from Wedihesdtiy next the mixe'l train .fronm Bombala 'ot. Cob'ma :'oh Iiooi...
TENNIS MATCH Marulan v Avoca [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
TENNIS MATCH Marulan v Avoca MARULAN: Women's tennis teams representing the Avoca Club (Goulburn) and Elleray. Club (Marulan) met in a match at Marulan last 'Thursday. Weather conditions,'were very fav ourable and, although" the ,Elleray team won the match::by: a wide margin, a most enjoyable day was spent by all. ' :., . , . : i '. Following are 'thei~scores, Goul burn 'playersdmentioned' first: Mrs. R0che:;and: Mrs; Kuschert v Mrs. 'O'lrien) arid Miss; 'B. O'Brien, 1-6; v Mrs.' L. Ryan and 'Mrs." W; Mc Calluiii, 2.6; v- Mrs. C. 'McCarthy and Mrs. R. Baldock, :4-6; v 'Misses Y. Chambers arid J.': Baldock, 6-1;, v Mrs. L. Sieler and, rMiss L; Sleler, .6-2; Mrs.:R. i Murray and :Mrs. .Baxter v Mrs. ,'and, Miss O'Brien, 4-6;: v Mrs; Ryan and ;Mrs.: McCalluml; 1-6 v Mrs. McCarthy( and; .Mrs. Baldock, 4-6; v Misses , Chamblers :and Baldock, 2- 6.i v ..Mrs. 'and, Miss .,Sleler ,6-0;. Mrs, James ..,. and .Miss: Waters v .Mrs'. O'Brien and Miss O'Brien, 16 :,v Mrs; 'Ryan and ,Mrs;.McCallum...
THE NEW SPIRIT [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
;THE NEW SPIRIT .There was no dobubting the tones of the British Prime&Min ister; Mr. Winston Churchill, who haIs: beeh called in at the last hour to save this Empire and liberty, when he spoke from the Brtsh Broadcasting Cbrporation to Brit ain, her Allies and the world, They were serious and grave but, ini, these days of peril, alwavs present in our mind there is this fat, that at .la~t we have vision and imagnmat'ilon mn conitrol of our policy.for war and our policy for fireign affairs. Winston Church ill has, for years, been warning tl~"grpeople of that which was to .come, what was inevitable. He did not .need the powers of r?phecvy so much as a little krtowledge, coupled with ordin arv" commonsense, to realise where Britain was going, and to realise ithat.the only hope for our :system of government to codntinue wasiwithin the walls of some form of collective securitv. Churchill always stood for the League of Nations, wh;ch was ujin'ed by immediate self-interest, :iort t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
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And The Car Went On [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 20 May 1940
And TheCCar Went :On , on .ccident which might cnsily have resulted in fatal injiuries, occur red. when:Mr.:.Georgo Robinson, of Ypoung ;wwas .returning- from GOlong olmBils*,inotor~ bikeo with .Miss Nita ,e oif,~i: ? ri?en as a pillion rider, saslh Hriden Express * Mr iRblnsof oapproached the tun iar 'the Cui iiingar rallway a ites, hieoticed a 1c' coinini g in the oPp'site?dlioiic tionand well over to the iden the rloa d, aiid the 'only aiterniativelto: a'heaidon ollision was tp:: gao. ovb' ithe.eebelanlcment The bike w-et over'; t'he iembani?ment andl th? cr ci':ale?fiy r?iiymceded n 'its way. Mi 'Mie" I?l ;iimafiaged to get to n inearbly :cottaige a'idl suinmon 'ihelp: Thie il ocal 'ambulance was calledl and both" Irdiors were conveyed to hios i'tal. suffe?ing from severe .injuries to .the legs, abrasions and shock.