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SAD FATALITY [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 27 April 1951
SAD FATALITY People knowing young Leo Sligar will be shocked to hear that he was killed by a train in Sydney on Sunday. Parents of the boy, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Sligar, lived at Reid's Flat for some years, then at Wyangala, where they resided until a few years back. &nbsp; PERSONALVNEWS Mr. and Mrs. Stenton-Cook left during the week-ehd to take up residence at 'All^ndale,' Boorowa. They are greatly missed by their many frhmds. A very welcome arrival' to the village is the new schoolteacher, Mr. Jack Kerr, of Chaiflestown. The Department could not see fit to place a marriafi teacher here until a new residence is built. During that/ period we are sure Mr. Kerr mil very cap ably fulfil his duties. A lovely doll wnich was dis posed of in aid of the Red Cross funds, was won by Master Ross Fogg. \ There has been iguite a lack of attendance at TRed Cross meetings recently. The office bearers do no feel inclined to carry on with their duties un less more interest is tak/n in the branc...
Boorowa Residents Keen For Air Transport Service Public Meeting Discusses Establishment Of Aerodrome Last Night Sub-Committee Appointed To Investigate Every Avenue [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
Boorowa Residents Keen For Air Transport Service Public Meeting Discusses Establishment Of Aerodrome Last Night Sub-Committee Appointed To Investigate Every Avenue AT A PUBLIC MEETING CONVENED BY THE BOOR OWA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND HELD IN MR. ?GEORGE GRIEG'S SHOP LAST NIGHT, FOR THE PUR POSE op discussing the proposed aerodrome FOR BOOROWA, THE LARGE AND ENTHUbiASTlC GATHERING MADE IT QUITE CLEAR THAT BOOROWA DISTRICT RESIDENTS ARE KEENLY ALIVE TO THE ADVANTAGES OF AIR TRANSPORT, AND ARE PRE PARED TO DO ALL IN THEIR POWER TO ASSSST IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AERODROME. Mr. Pat O'Leary, 'who presided at the meeting, stated that the proposal had been discussed for many years, but no positive decision had been arrived at. He then introduced Mr. W. Ev James, Managing Director of South Coast Air ways Pty. Ltd., and Mr. O. H. Haines, Manager of the Cowra Tourist Bureau, Mr. James, he said', had flown, his own plane from Wollongong to Cowra, where he had joined Mr. Haines in motoring to ...
DARBY'S FALLS-GRAHAM ELECTRICITY EXTENSIONS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
DARBY'S FALLS-GRAHAM ELECTRICITY EXTENSIONS Cr. R. J. Forster reported to the special meeting of Boorowa Shire Council on April 23 that consumers desiring the above extensions had now completed jiecessary agreements. It was decided that the question of the extension, to be operated under franchise by the Municipality of Cowra, be now taken up with that Council and that a confer ence be arranged as son as pos sible.
ASST. ELECTRICAL MECHANIC. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
ASST. ELECTRICAL MECHANIC. After consideration of a let ter from Mr. A. W. Heming re position^of First Assistant Elec trical Mechanic to Boorowa Shire Council, it was decided on the motion ot Crs. Perceval and Kelly that Mr. Heming's ap pointment be cancelled and that the position be offered to Mr. H. W. Van-Der-Staaten, of Berringan. with Mr. J. Crookes, of Homebush. as second choice.
RUGBY-FROGMORE ELECTRICITY EXTENSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
RUGBY-FROGMORE ELEC TRICITY*EXTENSIONS. At the special meeting of Boorowa Shire Council on April 23, authority was give the Presi dent and Shire Clerk to raise a loan from the T. & G. Assurance Co. (subject to Departmental approval, at 31 per cent, inter est, and that -monies not immedi ately required be re-invested in Commonwealth Bonds, pending use. A condition of the propos ed loan is that it must be taken up within twelve months.
COUNCIL MATTERS REGIONAL LIBRARY CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
COUNCIL MATTERS REGIONAL LIBRARY CONFERENCE. It was decided at the special meeting of Boorowa Shire Coun cil on April 23rd, that delegates (Crs. A. G. Gorham ad J. P. Mc Grath) attend the Regional Lib raries Conference, at Young, on Tuesday next. In the meantime the Shire Clerk will confer with the local branch of the C.W.A., and also obtain further informa tion regarding Council controll ed libraries.
RYE PARK NEWS STREET STALL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
BYE PARK NEWS STREET STALL A street stall and afternoon tea was held on Election Day in aid of the P. and C. funds. The stall was arrayed with a fine selection of cakes, fruit, vege tables, eggs and other goods, all of which buyers snapped up quickly. A fruit cake made and decor ated by Mrs. Allan Pollard was disposed of and realised the sum of £6/16/-. Mrs. A. J. S. Gorham was the lucky winner of same. Many electors took advant age and were glad' of the dainty afternoon tea served on the Re creation Ground by the ladies. £5/8/- was taken for teas. EUCHRE PARTY At night, the funds were sup plemented by the proceeds from a euchre party held in the school. Winner for the ladies was Mrs. W. J. Noakes and the gents, John Moore. After play finished, supper was served. Al together, the effort realised £26/10/-, which will help the funds considerably. * WOOD FOR SCHOOL Several tons of wood has been delivered to the school. This should amply provide for the winter months ahead. During elect...
FROGMORE NEWS PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
FROGMORE NEWS PERSONAL Miss Norma Boul'ding and Ina Power arrived home from Goulburn, where they are em ployed, last Wednesday week. They went to Sydney on Satur day and returned to Goulburn on Monday. Passengers on last Friday's plane from Sydney to Cowra were Misses Nancy Holmes and Fay Elkins, who had thirteen days holiday at Wyong and Sydney. They landed at the 13th hour, were part of the 13 passengers, but did not have any of the accompanying bad luck. Mrs. O'Neill has had a busy week shifting from the old his toric one-time hotel to her new home. She will notice a wel come change when settled in a new home, in delightful sur roundings, farm removed from the dusty highway. Miss Dot Waters left during the week to spend a few days in Sydney.
C.P.S. OFFICER LEAVING BOOROWA Transferred To Head Office [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
CRS. OFFICER LEAVING BOOROWA Transferred To Head Office Mr. Jim Thomson, who for the - past fourteen months has been in charge of the C.P.S. office at Boorowa will take his departure from Boorowa to morrow for Sydney, where he has been transferred to Head Office. Whilst in Boorowa Mr. Thomson proved himself a most efficient and obliging officer and a popular townsman, and his many friends will be sorry to learn of his departure and wish him every success in his new sphere. He will be succeeded by Mr. L. Hefren, of Rylstone, who will arrive at Boorowa within the next few weeks. Mr. Ian Hickson, of Braidwood, will relieve until Mr. Hefreri arriv es.
New Australians' Spree Ends In Death By Burns [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
New Australians9 Spree Ends In Death By Burns What caused the fire in a tent in which a Railway em ployee was sleeping at Galong was the subject of a Coronial inquiry- as the raaA a new Australian, suffered burns from which he died later ' in Harden Hospital. The Young District Coroner. Mr. C. M. Western, J.P., held the inquiry at Harden. Members of the crew of train No. 1, travelling to Harden, told how they had seen the bright glow in the tent and stopped the train. The guard (Thomas Sands) said he had run across to the tent and saw a* man on his hands and knees, about 10 feet from the tent with his clothing on fire. The tent was burning fiercely and was destroyed.*- The man. Dusan Milivojevic, did not say anything to him. He carried Dusan to a safe distance from the fire and covered him with an overcoat. WATCH THE OTHER TENTS Sands told the Court he got another New Australian to care for Dusan and watch the other tents while he went and report ed the matter to Mr. Jenkins, assist...
Frogmore Co-op. Society Requests More Work; [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
Frogmore Co-op. Society Requests More Work AT A RECENT MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS IN THE FROGMORE RURAL CO OPERATIVE SOCIETY IT WAS EXPLAINED THAT, ALTHOUGH BY NO MEANS FIN NACIALLY EMBARRASSED, THE SOCIETY NEEDED MORE USE FOR ITS GOOD AND LARKE STOCK OF EQUIPMENT. Although insufficient share holders attended to provide a quorum, a discussion was held after the President, Mr. Max Holmes, had given the reason for the calling of the meeting and the advice to the directors supplied by Mr. MacKenzie, an inspector froTm the Dept. of Ag riculture. This was enlarged upon by the secretary, Mr. J. Bonner. It was explained that the Society has much less farm ing to do than its present capacity and more work is~ required for this year's cropping. Shareholders are requested to advise the sec retary if they have any work for the machinery for this or next season. 4000 ACRES OF FARMING NECESSARY The chairman stated that Mr. MacKenzie informed the direct ors that about four thousands acres of farming...
CUP COMP FOOTBALL IN GROUP 9 STARTS TOMORROW DRAW FOR MAHER AND WEISSEL CUPS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
CUP «\ F0OTCAE STARTS TO-MORROW DRAW FOR MAHER AM) WEISSEL CUPS Cup competition football matches for the Maher and Weissell Cups in Group Nine commences to-morrow when the holders, Grenfell (Mah er) and Cowra (Weissell) defend the trophies against West Wyalong and -Young respectively. Boorowa play for the ? Maher Cup on June 23, and for the Weissell Cup next Saturday week. The draw for the cups made at Cootamundra resulted:— MAHER CUP. West Wyalong. Junee. Young. Temora. Barmedman. Cowra. Gundagai. BOOROWA. Harden. Cootamundra Tumut. WEISSELL CUP Young. DOOROWA. - West Wyalong. Temora. Barmedman.
150 Sheep Destroyed By Fire When Fogging Tent Bursts Into Flames Frogmore Grazier Suffers Heavy Loss [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
150 Sheep Destroyed By Fire When Fogging Tent Bursts Into Flames Frogmore Grazier Suffers Heavy Loss LAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOGGING EQUIPMENT USED' BY MR. KEN GAY, GRAZIER, OF 'SUNNY- RIDGE,' FROGMORE, BURST INTO FLAMES, ENVEL OPING 200 SHEEP ON HIS PROPERTY. Fogging equipment consists of an engine and pumps with an inlet pipe passing into the canvas tent in which two hundred sheep are placed. Oily based clouds of vapor (fog) are driven into the tent where the sheep are left for a few ^minutes. The fog destroys tick and lice on the animals and although a comparatively new system,' has proved very effective. Mr. Gay, had erected the tent alongside an iron shed and had put in his sheep, all fairly young and including a number of rams. A few seconds after the fog began filling the tentt fire began on the engine side and be fore it was fully realised what had' occurred, the tent had been completely des troyed. Fortunately the adjoining shed was «f iron and the wind blew the flames away f...
Back To Parliament After Short "Political" Holiday [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
Rack To Parliament After Short 'Political' Holiday The success that has again come the Way of Arthur Fuller is a reward for perseverance, keen organisation and complete confidence. When- Fuller was beaten in 1949 he — Macarthur- like — declared he would return one day as member for Hume. That he has succeeded is now history, and the Tumut resident returns to Canberra after a very short political 'holiday.'
HOW THEY VOTED IN HOME [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 4 May 1951
HOW THEY VOTED IN ^ HOME Details of the voting in Hume are: — ? AV F. Adelong ? 380 508 Binalong ? 266 255 Boorowa ? S38 858 Cootamundra .. 1588 1820 Crookwell .. .. 1211 832 Gundagai .... 854 1242 Harden ? 888 1167 Junee ? 7 973 1394 Koorawatha .. 547 379 Tembra ? 2225 1560 Tooma ? 278 84 Tuena ? 274 283 Tumbarumba . . 1040 1112 Tumut ? 1285 1352 Yass ? 1691 1775 Young ? 1718 2045 Totals . . . . 16384 16980 Informal, 231.