Tumut News

22 June 1906Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post


Mr. 0. H; McKeahnie, of the Queanbeyan district, is now travelling 200 cows to the Tumut district for winter quarters. 

Disgraceful state of the road

We are asked to call attention to the disgraceful state of the road from Mr. J. B. Bridle's place at Bowler's Flat down to East Blowering Station.

It is at present almost impassable and positively dangerous. Our District Assistant Engineer's attention is required to same. 

Australian Democratic Union

A meeting of electors in sympathy with the movement inaugurated by the Australian Democratic Union for forming an organised opposition to the Socialistic Party will be held at McNamara's Wynyard Hotel to-night at 8 o'clock.

Mr. W. Stace Lloyd, the organiser for the Hume Electorate, who has been in town for the past few days, will address the meeting, and afterwards a branch of the Union will be formed and a committee appointed to work in the interests of the cause. 

A conference of delegates from the various branches of the Union in the Hume takes place at Wagga on July 3, at which a candidate will be chosen to oppose Sir William Lyne.

Hockey Club

The newly-formed Hockey Club held a special meeting on Wednesday last to make arrangements in connection with the visit of a hockey team from Manly.

It was decided to play two matches, the first on next Satur- day afternoon and the second on Tuesday afternoon.

As the visitors are remaining for a week, suitable arrangements have been made to entertain them. The following players have been chosen for the 1rst match: - Mrs Allsopp, Misses Gordon, G. Gordon, L. Shelley, M. Brown, T. Emanuel, K. Clayton, Maud Ussher, Messrs F. C. Emanuel, F. Allsopp, O. Evershed. Emergencies: Mrs. Hassall, Miss M. Ussher, Mr. D. Rankin. 


Portion 259, ph. Ellerslie, containing 21a lr, situate about 4 miles westerly from Adelong and 14 miles from Mt. Horeb Railway Station, was submitted to public auction at the local Lands Office by Mr. J. D.Walker on Wednesday, and was purchased by Mr. 0. J. Goughlan, of Longfield, at the upset price of 41. 

Acetylene gas light

Mr. H. Stewart's acetylene gas light for street lighting purposes, which is being tested at the intersection of Russell and Wynyard streets, is proving a much improved illuminant on the kerosene lamp. 

Tumut Hospital Ball

The next result of the Tumut Hospital Ball amounts to 51 13s 6d, which is a very creditable return. 

There were quite an army of lady workers in the cause, but chief among them were Miss Thornton, Mrs. Beale, Mrs. H. Whatman and Mrs. E. G. Bridle. 

Operation for appendicitis

On Monday last Mrs. L. G. Bucknell, wife of the local District Assistant Engineer, underwent an operation for appendicitis at a private hospital at Summer Hill, Dr. Hinda being the surgeon.

The patient is doing well, but it will be more than a month before she will be able to return home. 

Marriage of Mr. James Keefe

The marriage of Mr. James Keefe, eldest son of Mr. Thos. Keefe, of Wyangle, and Miss Clara McDonald, eldest daughter of Mr. Arthur McDonald, of Bombowlee Creek, wascelebrated at the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday by the Rev. Father Cahill.

The bridesmaids were Miss O'Keefe and Miss May French, while Mr. W. McDonald acted as best man