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Murray Valley New State Proposal

  • RW 0014
  • Collection
  • 1979

Pages copied from the 'Murray Bridge Catalogue' re. the New State debate and photocopy of the statement issued by Mr JD Potts of the Murray Bridge Council re. New State proposals for Murray Valley.

Photograph of the Lake Albert Farmers Tug of War Team

Inscribed on front of mount:
"Pulled at Wagga Wagga March 28th 1892. Lake Albert Farmers Tug of War Team."
"J Angel (Captain), W Hennessy (10 stones, 4 pounds), C Annison (11 stones, 8 pounds), H Holden (11 stones, 4 pounds), J Monk (11 stones), H Angel (12 stones, 6 pounds), J Brooker (11 stones), J Wild (11 stones, 8 pounds)."
"Was defeated after 5 1/4 hours pull, by the Irish Team averaging 14 stones."
"The longest pull on record."

Note attached to reverse side:
"From Bill Bullivant, Cowra, per PJ Walsh 162 Lake Albert Road, Wagga. [Bullivant] step son of Chris Annison and son in law of Chris Angel."

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