25 YEARS AGO
Wagga hotel The Red Lion closed unexpectedly, pending a transfer of its liquor licence, but reopened three days later under new ownership.
Compere Pam Petherbridge announced that selected Golden Gown entries this year would be shown at the International Cultural Fashion Show in China and Singapore.
Wagga publican Peter Bolton said that undue responsibility for street disturbances was being "placed at the door of hoteliers".
Kevin Bohm and Associates are advertising house and land packages at Estella for $110,720.
More than 200 teachers fighting for a pay rise, endorsed strike action at a meeting held at the Wagga Leagues Club.
The Sunicrust team won the Wagga Touch Association's division one women's premiership.
Phil Hoey has fully restored a 1927 Chevrolet Tourer which he will display at the Wagga Veteran and Vintage Motor Club's annual rally.
Former Trinity High student Mark Ellis piloted an RAAF Aermacchi jet into Wagga while taking part in an Australia-wide training exercise.
Father John Shanahan is pictured in the Daily Advertiser congratulating Chu Kwok Wah Smith the first Saint Francis College student to graduate from Charles Sturt University.
Ophthalmologist Dr Gerald Nixon has announced his retirement after more than 40 years of practice.
Wagga Chamber of Commerce and Industry is advertising for an employment and training field officer.
Widely known and highly respected Riverina cricket identity Artie Davis has died, aged 68.
Sheather Computer Service and DragNet are advertising internet services from $5 a month.
50 YEARS AGO
Horrie Weymouth has been appointed manager of Waratah Industries, Wagga's workshop for handicapped people opening this week.
Wagga City Library has been renamed the Ethel Geoghegan Library in honour of Ald. Ethel Geoghegan and recognising her services to Wagga and to the library.
Police have received complaints of fireworks being ignited in public places during the current 14-day legal sale period for fireworks.
Former Labor candidate for Wagga, Jack Skeers, has recommended removal of the Wagga tip from its present site as a possible solution to Wagga's starling menace.
The Riverina College of Advanced Education received more than 200 applications for 11 academic positions.
A representative gathering of citizens at a public meeting agreed that the city should host a German style "beer" festival later this year despite opposition from the Australian Temperance Society.
Walton's are selling Kerosene heaters with automatic lighting and flame control for $23.95 or 40 cents weekly.
The Union Club Hotel bottle driveway is advertising two well-known brands of Scotch whisky reduced to $3.76.
Hore & Davies at 16 Fitzmaurice Street have central area houses to rent from $21 per week.
37 debutantes were presented to Wor. Bro. F. Ward and Mrs Ward, watched by a crowd of more than 600 at the Wagga Masonic Ball held at Kyeamba Smith Hall.
Wagga chemists are advertising Aktavite 40 oz for $2.19, Dettol, 4 oz for 39 cents and Handyplast first aid strips, 24 for only 19 cents.
Magpies coach Doug Ellwood is expected to be sidelined for four weeks while he recovers from a hamstring injury.
Sturt Public School, located next to the Kooringal Post Office, is expected to be operating for the 1973 school year.