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COUNTRY NEWS (Continued) JINDERA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
COUNTRY NEWS ? ? ? ? ? — — ? (Continued) ? ? — ? I i JL. JINDEIIA | Heavy rain again fell, at tlie wceic | end, ? rand 219 points were registered, g making a total so far for ..this month |of 527 'points, and a .grand, total'- for ljust four... weeks of 682 points. - Last lyear the rain .recorded for the-- first six- ^months ' was only 677 points. All dry b grass.-. lias : disappeared or is covered With green, and everything is growing Jirapidly. ' ? ; . T.ho Trustees; of the Public Eecrea ?tion .Park held a, meeting on Saturday evening to consider again leasing the grazing portion for a term of three years.' Mr. G. Koighran was in the (chair. It was decided- to .call for Renders, same to bo in by next Satur day.:, It was - also resolved: to : make provisions for children % amusements,' including swings, sand . circles, etc. The -Lutheran St. John's congre gation held its annual meeting on (Sunday afternoon. There were 27 . present, including Di». Th. Nickel, who opened ' and closed...
Farmyard Manure Is Valuable [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
I&rntyard Manure Is Valuable Farmyard manure must not be treated as a waste product. At first ! glance it may appear that ? it costs nothing to produce; but ? consider a moment. Feeding cows is a costly business. The growing of crops . for grazing, tho maintenance of li?,3'h pro ducing ? pastures^ .the . conservation of fodders -and - the ; purchase of concen trates: : involves liicrh -.Inbor costs and the,' purchase of matorials. '' ?The products ara. milk and manure. Utilise the manure to- tho -best, aelyan tago by .distributing- it on :pasturff;*and cultivation paddocks. - ' - ., Farmyard manure / is ono of , your greatest assets. ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
. CHEQUE ? ; sfj BS C * -f\l IS EC0N0MICAL^-^ 1 !T IS MORE C.0NVENSEHT%^ IT AFFIRMS YOUR CREDIT STANDING^ ' ( IT MAKES BOOKKEEPING EASY^vV ' . .CjT IS A PROOF OF PAYMENT , IT PROVIDES A RECORD ! IT IS SIMPLE^#fc - , * Open a cheque account to-day with the . S77CC A. & G. Smith FARMERS! . TyE invito you to visit , Albury 's Largest anel Most Up-to-Dato Workshop and Tool-room, whero every class of GENERAL : ENGINEERING and REPAIR WORK is carried out. ' 'Remember it is the better Plant and Tools plus that extra bit of skill which means a better Job. For better engineering call at Albury 's leading Engineers and Pump Specialists. ' . A. & G. SMITH, Townsenel Street, Albury, 'Phone 497.
MR. M. KILPATRICK AGAIN TO CONTEST WAGGA SEAT Unanimously Endorsed By U.C.P. Electoral Council [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
MR. M. KILPATRICK AGAIN TO CONTEST WAGGA SEAT - ' Unanimously Endorsed By U.C.P. Electoral' Council At the annual meeting of tho Wagga Electorate -Council of tho United Country Party at Wagga last Friday night, Mr. Matt Kilpatrick, M.L.A., who ' has, represented the Wagga seat in the Legislative As sembly for over 2'0i consecutive years, was -again unanimously endorsed* to contest the seat in the forthcoming -State elections. Only one nomination, that of Mr. Kilpatrick, was received. He was nominated by Yathella, Illabo, Uran quinty, Pullitop, Mangoplah, Junee,. Downside and Wagga branches of the Farmers and Settlers' Association, Junee branch of .the Graziers' Asso ciation -of N.S.W., Wagga branch of the Riverina Graziers' Association and Wagga branch of the XJVC.P.
SHIPS BUILDING IN AUSTRALIA LAYING DOWN OF NEW YARDS URGED [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
SHIP BUILDING IN AUSTRALIA LAYING DOWN OF NEW YARDS URGED (By Paul Cheyne, Secretary Australian Development League) Ships built in Australia by mass production at a cost less than those Britain is buying from the United States, is con sidered feasible by a Sydney ex pert. The laying down of new yards — each capable of turning out 51 ships a year — is strongly urged. lAustralia is already aiding the war efforts of the homeland by large ex ports of iron and . steel. It is building its own aircraft, tanks, guns, and manufacturing vast quantities of munitions in additioja to '-.supplying the major iron and steel requirements of local commercial industries. Whether there would be sufficient skilled men and material to carry out the ambitious proposals' now made is a question wlich can be decided only after the', closest investigation. One thing, however, is certain. Every effort should -be made, to extend ship building , in the Commonwealth so that after the war -fiot~ only our yards may...
From the Pages of the Past 50 YEARS AGO [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
From the Pages of the Past 50 YEARS AGO (From tho 'Banner,' January 30, 1891) ' . The (principal event of the last week (states Our Own Correspon dent in 'Our Melbourne Let- ' W') has been tho opening and consecration of the handsome St. Paul's Cathedral, in Swanston and Flinders streets. t Tho ceje ,mony, which was very impres sive, took place on Thursdaylast. The Bishop of Melbourne was assisted by other bishops and leading clergymen, and immense congregations attended the ser vices. ? Sfe . ? * sk sk Mr. Robert Louis Stevenson (the novelist) made a short .wait _ to 'Sydney. He left again ££y his * . Samoan home on Saturday T&st. * - * * Madam Melba (Mrs. Arm strong), the Australian vocalist, has appeared in St. Petersburg as Juliette in Gounod's opera, 'Romeo and Juliette.' The performance was an enormous success; Madam Melba being re called 30 times. She was also thanked by the Czar, who . gave her some splendid presents.
TOMATO STRIKE DECLARED [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
TOMATO STRIKE DECLARED As a protest against' alleged ex ploitation by sauce 'manufacturers, tomato growers in the Shepparton dis trict have declared a strike. Govern ment inter.vention -Will.be sought. Tho State secretary (Mr. A. T. B. Goyen) said that under present conditions growers received aboui 4cl. a case nett. At a largely attended meeting a resolution that from Saturday, Janu ary 25, no tomatoes would 'be sold for less than 2/3 ii case, f.a.q., on farms, case found, was adopted unanimously.
ALBURY "CELEBRATES" AUSTRALIA DAY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
ALBURY 'CELEBRATES' AUSTRALIA DAY * 'Mark Tyme' — Last Monday was Austra lia Day, a day of celebration for all Australia, it was th6 birthday of this great nation, A birthday is usual ly an occasion for celebra tion ... or at least that is what I thought until I came to Albury. I came to Albury early on TVTonday morning. I was look ing forward to the visit, for ] had been told Albury was a fine town, a wonderful place for s holiday, and very progressive. 1. expected great things ? 1 expected to find -'^Albury cele - Jjrating. 'As I came into Dean-street I was . immediately, imtp.ressed by its fine buildings. Flags were flying from j most of 'th5m — I presume .they were for Australia Day — but there ' was something missing. It wasn't long be fore I realised what it was . . . the street was deserted. For a moment I thought I had ar rived on Sunday, but a little hasty calculation soon reassured me that it was, after all, Monday . . . Australia Day. After a second's thought I decided th...
Decentralisation Becoming More Urgent EXPORTS MUST BE INCREASED AUSTRALIA CAN LEARN LESSON FROM CANADA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Beeemtraliisatieii M-»re , Urgent;; EXPORTS MUST BE INOREASEO AUSTRALIA CAN LEARN LESSON FROM CANADA (By A 'Banner' Staff Writer.) If Australia is to continue to progress as a nation, the vital necessity for a more comprehensive scheme of decen- j tralisation of industry is becoming more and more urgent. Already Canada has taken action to ensure a more wide spread distribution of industry, and this has been followed by an almost immediate increase in exports, until to-day that Dominion is the third exporting, country of the world.. The war has added, not detracted,- to the possibilities-^ Australia as a great exporting nation, but this natural growth has been strangled by the refusal of the Government ? to realise that Australia does not^§Wsist of Melbourne and Sydney, nor even- of all the capital cities, but of a vast nation, with innumerable large provincial, towns gradually being sent bankrupt by the lack of the backbone of industry. Albury is singularly fortunate that t can cont...
LOCKHART [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
? . - — : ? : ? LOCKHART The Lloyd Night Tennis competition was brought to a closo last Friday night, when the - final was played be 'tween C. Seward's Orange team and J; Clancy's Red team, and resulted in a win for the latter by 14 games, scores being: Red 75, Orange 61. At the conclusion of tho match Mr.. C. Seward presented' the cup - donated by Mr. '.George Lloyr] . to Mr; J. . Clancy and expressed the thanks of the asso ciation to the. donor.-- .i . The monthly meeting of the , Lock I hart and District Hospital Committee j was held last Thursday. The resigna tion of Mr. A. V. Sniith from the com mittee was received with regret. Mr. Clements, Henty, advised that lie would be unable to commence secre tarial duties before March 1, and Mr. Russ agreed to carry on until that date. Dr. Conlon attended the meet ing and agreed to donate £40 towards tho establishment of a nursery at the hospital. In addition, he had donated various furnishings and. his action was greatly appreciated by ...
Albury Soldier Loses An Eye In Fighting At Bardia [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Albury Soldier Loses An Eye In Fighting At Bardia Pte. E. G. Abe, of the 2/7 Bat talion, .who. . was recently reported wounded in action, has informed his mother, who' lives in Wilcox-street, Albury, that he. has lost an eye. : ? During the. storming of Bardia, Pte. Abo was struck on the left side of the face 'by shrapnel, and his eye was in jured. 'Later in hospital the eye was removed. He assured his mother that he was being very well cared for and that he was in excellent spirits. ?#t'e. Abe, who is aged 21, is well - 'known in Albury, where he has many friends. Ho was a 'bank clerk 'before enlisting, and doctors have told him that he will be quite fit to carry on this work. Although there- has been no ofiicial statement to that effect, it can reasonably be expected that he will be invalided to Australia. MarjOrie Lawrence. — -Miss Marjorie Lawrence, the Australian singer, ap peared in tho title role of Christopher Gluck's 'Alceste, ' the .first New York performance of the 'opera...
LAVINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
LAVINGTON A euchre party and dance in aid of tlie Red Cross, held last Thursday evening, realised a profit of £6/10/. The door takings were £8/15/6, dona tions £2/6/ and 15/ for euchre prizes. A cake for competition, donat ed by Mrs. -S. Fraser, brought in £1 and was. won by Mrs. O. Polkinghorne. The 'euchre prizes wer won. by Mes da,ines Burkitt, G. Eisenhauer and A. Oliver, Mr. R. Parkes (first) and Pte. Hill (second).' For the Monte Carlo waltz, the first prize went to Pte. Collins and Miss Hamilton, and the second to . 'Mr. T. Davey and ' Miss Delahey. The committee wish to thank all those who made contributions to ,'tlie supper; the Variety Stores and Harrison Bros., who ga\-e the Monte Carlo prizes; and Mesdames Fraser, Twitt,- F. Heathwood, Bullivant and . A. fljuchhorn, who donated the card \ prizes. An inch of fain was registered on Saturday morning 'and 102 points on Sunday. This makes the total 60fi joints Since the break at the end or last year. The drought -is now defin...
ARE YOU SURE? ANSWERS Questions on Page 18 [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
ARE YOU SURE?. ANSWERS Questions on Page 18 1. French Equatorial Africa (for nerly French Congo), Caineroons and 3had. 2. Sir Richard Steele. - ,3. London (founded in 314), Canter : jury 597, York 627. 4. Just, over 2,000,000. : - 5. Small -fish (bullhead). 6. Powdered sulphur. - '7. .Devices ::f or aiding memory. . 8. The Babylonians about 2000 B.C. 9. Egg substitute. ? ;10. Third. ' , 11. (a) xBorodin, (b) \ Puccini, (c). Berlioz. - ?12. Common frog. . 13. /Sir Geprge Rooke, July 24, 1704. 14. (a) A. flood; (b) poultice; (e) language of Catalonia; (d) coat of mail. ? i 115. Soft ' yellowish clay. One. who thickcns and cleanses cloth. 16. (c) Human bone. : 17. Eat it;.! it is a grapefruit. 18. Rubaiyat. of Omar- Khayyam..
Sports At Morven V. POST WINS CYCLING DOUBLE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
Sports At Morven V. POST WINS CYCLfNG DOUBLE CULCAIRN. — Morven Anniversciry ?Day gymkhana sports mere held on Monday ,in fine weather. There w.is a good attendance, the gate taking's amounting to more than £18. An energetic committee; with Mr. L. Marquart as president and Mr. T. MaeDonnell as secretay, had the ground and racing tracks in excellent order, whilst a committee of women-, folk conducted , the ' luncheon and-1 afternoon-tea- booth and' soft-drinks-' and sweets stall. The proceeds will be handed to the Morven sub-branch of j the Eed Cross Society ?' and Culeairn ; Cottage Hospital. A social was held j at night. ? i Eesults of the sports events:— ; | Cycling.— Half-mile ' Handicap: First; heat, Val Post 1, G.J Anderson (Mul-: lengandra) 2; second lieat, Keith Mac-' kie 1, N. Keogh (Bowna) 2; final, N..;j Keogh 1, Keith Mackie 2. Morven.! Mile Handicap: First lieat, Val Post 1,. E. Stanton: (Albury) 2; second heat.., Keith Mackie 1, I?. ? Trezise (Albury) * final, Keith Mac...
Rutherglen Girl Marries In London [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Rutherglen Girl Marries In London Sister Isobel Prentice, daughter : of Mrs. Prentice, of Hawthorn, and the hue Alexander Prentice, went to Eng land three years a,go to gain further . experience' in nursing. At the out break of war she became an army nurse in.' England, and was attached to a largo military hospital of 4000 beds just outside London. News has just been received that Sister Pren tice was married on January 24, to Captain Maurice Josephs, of Sydney, ^ now serving with; the British Army Medical Corns as a doctor. _ In a -recent letter to her mother, Sister Prentice said ' that she had had several narrow escapes in air raids, some, of her fellow nurses suffering in juries. The bride is well remembered in the district, her late father, being . the owner of 'Emu Plains,' and late; 'I'ed Hills,' Rutherglen. . Sister Prentice is a niece of Mrs. A. Gilmour, sen.,' Chiltern, Mr. John Pren tice, and Sir J...
OBITUARY MR. E. A. GRIGGS [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
OBITUARY ME. E. A. GRIGGS The death occurred at Taroom (Q.)- on January,' 10, of' Mr. Ernest ? A. Griggs,, a former well-known resident of Coolamon, at the age of 54 years. Bom at Narandera, he wont to Coola mon about 30 years ago and ? resided there until a few years -ago;., when for health ' reasons lie went to reside in Queensland. ; In his young days he was j a well-known footballer' nn'rl wns e.fiTi tain bf the Australian rules team. He was also first captain of the/Ooolamon Fire Brigade. : lie is survived by his widow and six sons, Neil, , Stanley, John, ? Leslie/ Bruce and Eobcrt, of Coolamon; one brother, Mr. John Griggs, of Tooyal; one sister, Mrs. J; Neville, of Newcastle; and his mother,, who lives with her daughter at Nev-'- castle. MR. ROBERT L; JMILNE iThe death., took place in a private hospital at Wangaratta' on ? Wednes day, January . 22, of Mr. Robert Little Milne, a :nativc and life-long resident of-Bobinawarrah. ? -The late Mr.- Milne,, who was S2 years of age, w...
APPROACHING MARRIAGES [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 31 January 1941
APPROACHING MARRIAGES The marriage will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church, Corowa, on Satur- day, February 15, of Evelyn Jean, &nbsp; younger daughter of Mrs. J. Dew, &nbsp; Corowa, and Percival Peter, second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Rhein- &nbsp; berger, of Earlwood, Sydney. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The marriage will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Albury, on &nbsp; Thursday, February 6, of Constance, &nbsp; &nbsp; elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pat McFarlane, Bidgeemia, and Conrade Bernard, older son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Fealy, 'Overton Park,' Oak- lands. &nbsp; &nbsp;