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BIDDON NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
BIDDON NEWS 'Weather conditions have been splendid this last week, some beauti ful rain storms have fallen over the district (luring the week, more or less in different parts. Biddons fall, so far, has been light only 120 points being registered -for the week( At some places, not far away from hero, there must bo inches ahead of what W|e. got. Biddon Creek was down twice, last, week also the other creeks. Tho. rain will do an immense amount of good, as it came in a very good time, and wi!l go a long way towards putting in the crop in a better man ner as seeding -operations will- com mence-very shortly. t Mr. E. McSweeney, the popular teacher of Biddon School; had:;the mis fortune- ;while' playing;: golf : on ;ithe 9ih >inst , to:'wrench his ankle; ; which .necessitated'..%medical-i',«adv;eCi.V"..'.The | Dr.. advised a rest forva-week; but :n | spite of "this : Mr.' McSweeney, ^oniy lost one day at school as he is at tending: to> school' work; as -usual, and getsalong; with the...
FIRST GRADERS v. COMBARA [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
FIRST. GRADERS v. COMBARA -The first grade team had for tneir opponents on Sunday last, Combara, and after a vei-y enjoyable game were runners, up. The rain on the previous days had: left the ground very greasy; arid on Saturday night information .;,was' given out *hat the game had been put off. However, on Sunday morning arrangements were made'for the game to be played, but not until • some of the players had made other arrangements, which left the local representatives with a weak combination. Had they. had their best team the result could easily have been reversed, and the players con be pleasd with running their formid able rivals to so close a game, in the circumstancos. Winning the. toss, Gular had no hesitation about going to the wickets. Their star was dis astrous 5 wickets falling for the niean total of 21. The three next wickcts added G2, but the last two wickets fell without any addition to the score, leaving a total score of S3. Highest score fell to A. Frazer (27), who ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
Vict©!?1 T&lktssg Machlsae Noted Sor Glorious tone, Marvellous Reproduction, Superb W &lt;o>£°kananship, Artistic Finish. Hear end Judge tor Yourself Catalogues Free.' Table'Model • Foti:e Upright Console - Grand • • £19 - XZ9/10/0 • JE45 • jfc"50 *> --"If mm Sold (or Caili (f on Easy Term* bjr uiiLwmMjmnMiMfMnai UOMB MODEL, £20/10/ THE A.B.C. CAFE NOW COMPLETED AFTER EXTENSIVE ALTERA TIONS FOR COOLEST DRINKS, PETER'S ICE CREAM and •* LATEST-AMERICAN FANCY SUNDAES, - A Trial Will Convince You PETERS AND CO PROPRIETORS G1LGANDRA Sole Agents for Geo. Adams Rich Cakes and '^'ream Sponges, at Lowest Prices. RESULTS OF RED COUPON COMPETITION., Mrs.. Marsland, Downie St., Dungyg Mrs. ;Burrell,-64 Gorlette St., Cook's .Hill. iMrs. :;E. A. vSmith, Russe'ii St., Woon ona. :i\lrs;' Miller, I Combr St., Paddirijct.0,1 :Mrs;: Wirrell,,Garrong Rd., Lakembi.. Mrs.' Roy, ,70a Alfred St., Mascot. Mrs;.'J. 'J; Hannon, Forest Road, ~ Peakhirst. -Mrs. Moore, 116 Mort's Rd., Mort ...
CRICKET "LEATHER HUNTERS" v. MERRI MERRI [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
CRICKET X "LEATHER HUNTERS" v. MERRI MERRI While Combara were inflicting de feat "on the first graders, Merri Mem Were ^adopting similar measures wi.h the junior team—the "Leather Hunt •ors'~-at. Merri Merri ground. On previous occas'ons the gapnes be tween these teams have been fought out to the keenest and most exciting of finishes, but^the game on Sunday resulted in, a more or less decisive victory for the country team, the scores bein: Mx:rri Merri, 61 and 95, Leather Hufiters 48 and 50. • As the scores reflect there were tome very fine bowling performances*. but on account of the bowling ahaly: s'ses not being kept accurately .it is regretled we cannot publish—these. ■ However, L. Lemon and 0 . Press (Leather Hunters) and Bowlings and M. Donohue (Merri Merri) alltrund l'cd well for theiri respective sides. In the batting line, highest score was made by Max Donohue'(Merri Merri) ivho compiled 45 in his team's second innings^ Rou'Jin^s (28) and Nutt (25) were next highest. For th...
Armatree v. Coonamble Wanderers [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
Armatree v. Coonamble Wanderers A team of Coonamble Y/anderers visited Armatree on Sunday last, and in a contest for the Phil Whiteman Challenge Cup were easily - defeated by 179 runs on the first innings. The home side rattled up 218. of which Connelly was the chief scorer with 8.'J. Cooiiirinble failed badly, and "when the last wicket fell only .'i9 runs were on the board, C. Moore (15) being the only man to reach: double figures, N. Law was mainly responsible for the collapse, and he ended with the fine average of 0 for . A •.«
GULARGAMBONE RAINFALL 1887 to 1929 [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
A|fG U LARGAMB ONE RAINFA LL 1887 to 1929 . Appended is a. table showing themonthly 'rainfall at Gulargflinibone -since 1887. 'At ouiM'equest the figuros were supplied by the Government Meterologist,- and-are therefore correct. " • ■ : Year Jan;,Feb.- Mai Pts. P-ts. Pts. .1887 356 476 372 _ 1888 103 898 210 1889 151 .203 263 1890 483 926 753 1.891 679 40 469 1892 •180 r — •• jl87 1893 322 135 ,415 1894 441 242 9.08 ,1895 882 . 90 ' 1896 45 1053 135 1897 467 ''45 155 1898 "425 485 •;—.' 1899 170 . 125 46 1900 i 136 .13 463 1901 ; '65 13 269 1902 24 13 ' 70 1903 . 15 104 1904 &lt; 295 264 187 . 1905 12 302 195 1906 .'143 '"'76 148 - 1907 268 6 100 1908 119 ~668 125 L909 136 661 134 1.910 . 576 18 194 1911 582 329 26 1912 125 . 58 .171 1913 300 204 298 1914 -130 366 481. 1915 163 0 17 1916 r 27 58 23 1917 491 .177 10C 1918 328 38 19 1919 111 124 .'113 1920 226 9 1 0 1921 147 93 • 447 1922^ 254 • 40 0 1923 82 iv.'-l 62 1924 234 321 5 1925| 121 190 147 19261 196 . : 48 968 1927) ...
TRANGIE GRAZIER Figures in Sydney Divorce Court His Confession to His Sick Wife. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
TRANGIE GRAZIER Figures in Sydney Divorce Court His Confession to His Sick ..Wife , " p. The same old story! James Patrick | Bolger, Trangie grazier, .had'a chilly | feeling: in his heart—for - his >.wife. | Then probably acting on the motlo i. that -every v clog must have its day,-.he commenced; to" have .his fling. t Jim's-love, once very warm,- died afteiv his. wife-had undergonea- seri^ ous~operat!on some years ago/but.she Avas. too ill' to seek, evidence of his '.tH fidelity,, though she thought a lot, , no doubt. , • !-• However, Bolger kindly-provided; her with a confession, which Mrs. Bolger duly handed to Mr.:. Acting Justice Maxwell in the-Divorce.-C.o 'it .last; week when she asked for relief on the grounds of his adultery with. an unknown woman. :■ v Jim was ■ quite secretive about- the. details of his illicit love affsiir—he.ad i:mitted i niiscounduct, in his letter, but [ wouldnH 'nanie the damsel, .and so.,she remained unknown till, the end. i- ' Bogler was a grazi...
Minor Accident [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
Minor Accident An incident that could easily have ended with -more serious consequen ces was that which occurred at the Gular Railway on Monday afternoon last. A horse and."sulky, the pro- j pcrty of Mr. G. M.' Winter, was standing : outside, the-- premises of Permewan Wright L'mited, when a sudden gust 'of wind and dust frifi-h ■tened, the ianinfal, ■ •wHiieh'" promptly made a dash down the road. How ever, , it swerved towards the fence of.'the railway boundary, and break-. . ing some of the harness, left the sulky behind. A few minor.'repairs were necossary before the animal could be put into '-harness' again.
Gulargambone Jockey Club [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
Gulargambone Jockey Club The public meeting convened by; Messrs. Aj. W-. Bdlger afnd S. ~Ilt Skuthorpe, was held on Saturday last, but was adjourned .until Satur dayweek, 29th inst. The meeting Was,to consider the advisability of holding a race meeting in either the months of -May or June, to liquidate the debt incurred on the meeting held in January last The trustees of ihe show- ground are to be approached to sponsor the meeting and unt'l their decision is known nothing definite can be done. • The adjourned merit-' ■ ing will take place, on Saturday week -next, 29th inst. at 3 p.m. sharp, in | Brien's Hall,- and a large attendance is requested.. •
COUNTRY FOOTBALL Rules Governing Groups [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
COUNTRY FOOTBALL Rules Governing Groups 7 i llugby League football clubs in the country are now governed by-a v constitution, which was.'drawa up atrthe last Country Conference hi Sydney. - • The constitution governs groups^ clubs and players, and officials of all clubs should familiarise themselves with the new rules of organisation. First 'of all; the State is divided into six divisions, for representation on the head body in Sydney. The Southern .Division comprises Group 10 - ^Lithgow); 11 (Parkes), 14 .(Dunedoo), and 15 (Dubbo). 1 Bach of these groups will have imeet and select the Divisional reprc isentative to the head body. Burrowa has been placed in .Group J 8 (Queanbeyan) > and Cowra -;andj Grenfoll in Group 11 (Parkes). .1 i ■ - The rule governing administration provide that no player or active ref •orco shall be entitled to a seat on the executive or judiciary committee of the .■■.group.:';" All clubs must' affiliate with 'their: groups at a fee not- less" than one gui...
WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
i WEATHER .-Early-last-week weather conditions I pointed >to general rain and the op timists were not confunded. - ■■Prom-' Tuesday of last week, raij) has.fallen on and ;soff$throughout the, .district and pastoralists and farmers are jubi lant at "the -welcome change of con ditions.; .So' far as. men on the land •in this district are concerned, rain: could hardly have fallen in a better lime- • It will enable wheat growers to make an early sowing, and- it is an ideal time for grass to get the necessary start to go right through the winter. It, however, must be well followed up for full1 benefit to be derived. - As a result of-the rain the river—• at the. time of writing, is running. Gu'argambone Greek; came down in no small way on one or two occa sions. At the Post Office the following are the falls for the. various days: . Tuesday, 11th, 5 points. - Wednesday, 12th, 1G points Thursday, 13th, • 1 point Friday, 14th 94 points. Saturday, 15th, 60 points Tuesday. 18tli 43 points_ '...
An Unfounded Rumor [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
- An Unfounded ' Rumor • When Mr. W. J. Wiliams, Western Area Railway" Commissionciy wasin Lithgow, on Friday, on departmental business, he scouted the rumor, that lie and-his staff were to be transfer red.from Orange to Bathu.rst and dis counted the statement that Dulibo. and Orange districts were to be mer ged, with head-quarters at Orange-. - ."They, are all .so many...rumors/! he added. "We are, of 'course; always searching for some'means'of effecting economies'particularly this'year; but, so • far, nothing; - definite;,;lias '.been fixed." ,
P. and A. Association [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
Pi and A- Association Any doubts that existed that the combined show and carnival that the local P. and A. Association decided to hold on the 23rd and 24th &lt;Ms.y, would not find general approval.wcie quickly dispelled, for the district has approved of the Association's idea, and it can be practically taken for granted that the affair will, be one of the most outstanding successes of recent yeaife. The recent falll of beneficial rains throughout the dis trict has only gone further to support this belief. Preliminary arrange ments are well in hand and these should be well advanced after Satur day next, 22nd inst. when the various sub-committees will meet to draw up the schedules etc. which will be ?iven to a committee meeting for approval The committee meeting will be 'held on the following Saturday. The meet :ng on Saturday' will be held at Mes srs. ICingsley and Malhes offices, at 3 p.m. sharp." The secretary would take it~a special favour 1:' ihi> ".b comniittee men w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
D. A. MacLEAN AUCTIONEER Live Stock, Trucking and General Commission Agent MILLER ST., GILGANDRA.' . Afcent for Royal Insurance Go. ■ MILLER & JAMES Auctioneer:!; Land and Stock Sales •,men, Stock, Trucking, and General ■■■■■ Commission Agents. Head Oflices: Miller.Street, Gilgandra TEMORA (N.S.W.), WARRACKNA BEAL (Vic.) Agents for: Cooper's Famous Dip, • The Patriotic Assurance Co. Ltd. Loans negotiated on Freehold and Leasehold, security at Lowest Rates of' InWGst: ' Printed and Published by H. E. 0. CAMPBELL, sole proprietor, at his printing works, Miller Street, Gilgati dra;>"New"§outh Waes. Builder and Contractor GILGANDRA ? > ■For-Modern Bungalow and all Classes of Buildings. GiLGANDRA SAWMILL S R. J. NELSON PROPRIETOR BEST QUALITY" CYPRESS PINE AND HARDWOOD. SUPPLIED IN ANY QUANTITY LARGE STOCKS OF JOINERY MOULDING' ALWAYS' ON HAND AGENT'S FOR: Hudson's Perfection Doors, B.A.L.M. Prepared Paintj. and Products. BRANCH SAWMILL AT ALBERT THE GIFT PROBLEM SOLVED. SE...
GILGANDRA RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
GILGANDRA RAINFALL Appended is a table showing the monthly rainfall at Giigandra since 1883. •; At our request the figures were.. supplied by. the Government Meteorologist; .and are therefore correct. • GILGANDRA.—Lat.. 31 deg. 42 min. ; Long., 14S deg. 41 min. Xear | Jan | l&lt;'eb | -Mch,| Apl | My,| Jun 30 318 128 -427 49 120 306 707 225 279 221 500 09 200 082 194 228 101 19' 22 285 72 304 359, 85 229 489 530 31 134 20 215 01 332 335 53 178 213 235 0 48 89 118 133 449 . 145 50 65 302 72 121 1U0 119 48 21 ,5 701 -364 439, 435 171 44 379 40 0 163 108 307 483 540 ,738 516 499 370. 140 355 285 .163 70 .-55 118 ,303 108 384 267 550 ,269 840 560 80 56 11 43 125 099 123 130 368 65 . 91 0 136 359 0 0 120 143 86 229 14 49 493 204 265 'wvo: 282 285 279 -44 71 0 9 45' 179 614 353 166 278 17 94 291 222 735 222, - 91 360 82 151 i 31 285 257 • 13 657 225 102 103 547 95 164 100 0 407 133 117 320 23 0 148 107 102 3 I -"4 271 230 238 30,7 454 403 151 141 7 54 17 31S 114 . 9 317 111 78 225...
GOLF Associate Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
GOLF Associate Meeting A general meeting of ■the GolC Club Associates was held on Thurs day last when the following were present:—Mesdames N. 0. Kingsley, (in chair), J. Ginty, F: F. Donohuo, J. R. McKie, Simpson, J. L. Fer guson, N. D'Arcy, E. G. McDonnell and Miss Peacock. - ' Mrs. Kingsley was appointed pre sident on the motion of Mrs.-'■■■Ginty seconded by Mrs. Donohue_ ■ . ■ The position of treasurer .was al lotted to Mrs. D'Arcy on " the motion of Mrs. McDonnell, seconded by Mrs. Donohue. The motion moved by Mrs McKie, seconded by Mrs. Kingsley, resulted in Mrs. McDonnell being elected co the position of secretary. The following committee were elected:—Mescfames McKie, Ginty,, Simpson, IC'ngsley, D'Arcy, and Miss J'. Ferguson. Members will be notified re opening day and provision of afternoon tea_ Mr. Hungerford was appointed han dicapper for associates. It was also decided to send a vote of thanks to Mr. N. O. Kingsley for his services' and t'me given to asso ciates during la...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
H. A. Barracloagh Limited OPTICIANS. 885 GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY. The firm lias been visiting this town regularly for 30 years. r #Do It Now # PEOPLE SHOULD NOT V/AIT UNTIL IT IS TOO LATE. Kidney troubles are usually neg lected until they become serious. The slight symi*,oms often give .plaeo to chromic disorders, and the sufferer may slip gradually into some serious form of kidney complaint. \ If you suffer from backache, headaches, dizzy spells; if the kidney secretions are Irregular of passage and unnatural in appearance, do not delay. Help the, kidneys at once. Doan's Backache' Kidney Fills are especially for kidney disorders; they act where others tail. They are recommended all over the civilised -world. Mrs. W. J. Dodd, who lives in West Coonamble, says: "After my experi ence with Doan's Backache Ividnoy Pllld, no one, I am convinced, need suffer the torture of backache and kid ney disorder while this remedy can be procured. I had serious trouble with my kidneys, and the agony I...
JUDGED ON HIS OWN EVIDENCE Castlereagh Candidate (Says the "Labor Daily" 11/3/30) [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
JUDGED ON HIS OWN EVIDENCE Castlereagh Candidate (Says ihc "Labor Daily" ll,f3/&0} I A letter is being cii'culatecl in the Castlereagh" electorate which purports1 to: set out 'the reasoi^j wjiy Mi\ Smithera was refused indorsement by the A.LtP. Central Executive, It.also ; charges the executive with being petty and technical;, ■ ■ ■: ' . Keferving to this missive yesterday, ^liv Si, Birdj, general secretary of the A.L.P., pointed out that no charge had been made against Mr. Smittiors lollier than that he had been request i-od : ,\;o; 'prove, his Qontinirtty Upon the evidence he, himself, had sub ■mitted his case had failed. i ■ -.The executive had ^sired that a |contcst takes place in that electorate, and so had referred the matter back to the disputes committee for vo isideration. The tickets submitted by '.Mr. Smithers had influenced the com. mittee in its determination*
THE WOOL OUTLOOK A Waiting Period [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly and Castlereagh — 20 March 1930
THE WOOL OUTLOOK ! A Waiting Period ■ Winchcombe, Cai'son Ltd. report: The current month constitutes* a most important period in jthe present wool season. Auctions are taking 'place in Australia, and simultaneously, sales a'-'e being held in London.1 Offerings much-in excess 'of,the quantity'Sub mitted in'March; .1929 have :been ca-= talogued for "the.'present series in the jEnglish centre. THe progress of . those . auctions ./will' therefore,; be watched with particular interest.' Al; the , January' United s'Kingdqm -series/ competition, hnproved, as the sales progressed. . - Similar j development ■ may beseenon'this occasion. If wool continues to'find ready •buyers,• even at is'l;ghtly ;;rcduced> figures, it cafji then be'safely 'assumed, that the market for tlie; sheep's staple is on the mend. ' Up to the - present-this season no marked encouragement has at any time ^existed for jmillmen to 'bid with, special ^spirit :for - wool; apart - from, the need -to secure some supplies...