The West Wyalong Advocate, Fri 13 Sep 1929 1
TWO MEN COMMITTED
At the Wyalong Police Court on Thursday, before Mr E Harrison, PM, Edward [John] Porter, , and Henry Monk, , were charged with a serious offence, [attempted buggery], alleged to have been committed at Wyalong on 9th inst.
Mr Evans (GP Evans and Englert) appeared for Monk, and Mr DE Mackenzie appeared for Porter.
Both defendants were committed for trial at the Wyalong Quarter Sessions to be held on 25th September.
Bail at £50, self in £50 or one surety at £50, was granted.
SUCCESS AT CROWN CAMP
The well boring plant sent to the Ungarie district by Mr Thorby, Minister for Agriculture, started work on Crown Camp. The first bore was put down in 2½ days’ actual working time, and a good supply of good stock water was struck at a depth of 177 feet. The plant has now started on the second bore.
This country has not been tested for water before, and the success on Crown Camp should be an encouragement to others who require water to undertake well boring.
Tuesday Sept. 17
In the Masonic Hall on next Tuesday evening, 17th inst, the Half Moons Football Club will hold their final dance. The footballers chefs will be in charge of the supper, and the Gloomchasers Orchestra will supply the music, so that a good time is assured all who attend. Tickets are 4/ and 3/.
CASES AT LOCAL COURT
At the West Wyalong Police Court on Wednesday before Mr E Harrison, Evelyn Johnston pleaded not guilty to a charge of knowingly having opossum skins in her house.
Mr Evans (GP Evans and Englert) appeared for defendant. Sergeant Johnston was prosecutor.
The case was dismissed.
Andrew Vaughan Campbell pleaded guilty to a charge of knowingly having skins of protected animals in his possession.
Evidence was given by First Class Constable Redman to the effect that he found three opossum skins under defendant’s bunk, which the latter said he shot at Barmedman.
Fined £4 10s and 8/ Court costs.
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The Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 16 Sep 1929 2
WEST WYALONG.—The death has occurred of Alexander Lange, aged 35 years, son of one of the earliest settlers, and a farmer and grazier. He leaves a widow and four children.
At the Wyalong police court, before Mr Harrison, PM, Edward [John] Porter and Henry Monk were charged with a serious offence alleged to have been committed at Wyalong on September 9. After evidence both accused were committed for trial to the Wyalong Quarter Sessions on September 29.
1 The West Wyalong Advocate, Fri 13 Sep 1929, p. 2. Emphasis added.
2 The Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 16 Sep 1929, p. 12. Emphasis added.