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30,000 Station-Bred Sheep To Be Offered At Cootamundra [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
30,000 Station-Bred Sheep To Be Offered At Cootamundra v , — — : ? : . .New Zealand Loan and M.A. do. Ltd., Sydney,, in conjunction with George Thompson ?? and Co., Coota mundra, will offer T 30,000 high-class stationrbred sheep at Cootamundra next Friday, February 14, and .full particulars are advertised elsewliere in this issue. - 15,000 of the sheep arc surplus lots* offering direct on account of the . brooders, and include ; 5000. . ivumnuj uiuss , wyuiiuio, n&iug . i ituu £ yrs. ; old,. 1 mark, oxtra well bred and in tip-top condition; ? With the excep tion of 4000 western-bred merino owes, 1 mark, the ' balance „,ojf 'the sheep are all southei'n-bred, coming 'in 'from pro perties : within a , radius :of 40 miles, from Cootamundra. Trucks are avail able at ro-stoc-king rates and pur chasers of train-loads of ?sh'eep can^'be accommodated. Buyers are strongly urged to attond this important sale fixture. ? -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
SALES BY AUCTION ALBURY SPECIAL SHEEP SALE FRIDAY, 14th FEBRUARY, at 2 p.m. GOOD QUALITY 12,000 STORE SHEEP 12,000 YOUNGH.USBAND LIMITED! (Inc. in. Vic.), Albury and Branches, will Offer ' as above, comprising — 1300 -MERINO 'WETHERS, 4, 6 and 8-tootli, July shorn, tog frames 650 MERINO WETHERS, 3 an!d 41 years, good- condition 600 BORDER LEICESTER) CROSS WETHERS,. 1 year,' one mark, Sept. shorn 450 CORRIEDALB CROSS WETHERS, 1 and 2 years, September shorn 400 MERINO WETHERS, 3 years, one mark, shorn end August, big frames 400 COMEBACK WETHERS, 1 year, -well grown, good condition 250 MERINO WETHERS, 4 years, forward to fat condition, one mark, Sep tember shorn. 300 BORDER. LEICESTER. CROSS WETHERS, 2 years, September shorn, fat condition, one mark, 1 150 COMEBACK' WETHERS, one mark, 1 year old 120 MERINO WETHERS, 4 an'd 5 years, forward condition - 100 COMEBACK WETHERS, rising 2 years, one mark/ forward condition 900 MERINO EWES, Table Top Station .bred, one mark, 4 and 5 years, Sep ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
Khrst PUBLISHED I I If# PHOTO OF 2/9th FIELD AMBULANCE O j A photo of the 2/Dth Field Ambulance, which is jl ??''in training at .Bonegilla Mfc ? Camp, appears in- the '.pic-. pf/torial section of the ' Ban- V '-nor' to-day. It is exclusive and: is the first photo of the ; complete unit yet to -be published. , It was taken specially f or the 'Banner' by Mr. H. M. Walker, official j photographer . to Bonegilla I and Darley camps. 1 ? SAT.F.S BY AUCTION 'rvALGETY & COMPANY LIMITED (Inc. in Eng^),; Albury, ANNQUNCL, their FORTHCOMING AUCTION SALES for which ENTRIES are now being received:-— Monday, 10th February —Pig and Bobby Calf Sale ?at.' Wodonga Tuesday, 11th February. — Special Sheep Sale at- Corowa Wednesday, : -1 2tli ? , February.— Albury, Fortnightly. Market ? ; ; -Thursday, 13th February. — - How .. ... long Market , - , . -Friday, _ 14 th 'February. — Clearing «afb ol' Stock, Plant, Furniture, etc.* at Thologolong Share Dairy, a/c.' Messrs. K. Sutherland and F. Smith...
Rain Welcome At Thurgoona Thurgoona. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
Rain Welcome At Thurgoona Thurgoona. Dear Uncle, — Here I am again writ ing to the Page. My father and I put in some butter .beans, peas, . cabbages, lettuce, carrots, parsnips, and . swede j turnip seeds. After this rain they I should grow. May J have 'The I Phantom' for a pen-name please I uncle? Our ?watermelons are coming i on now -after the last rain. Hn.vp. vmi any watermelons in there,/ uncle? I lyive; a few roclcmelons and jpiemelons on my vines. ,? Our grapes are starting to get ripe. I must thank 'Billabong Boy' for congratulating me for writ ing 'to the 'Banner. Some ;more fine days would not do any harm, would they, uncle? Well, dear uncle, I hope this letter finds you, aunty, the nine teen and cousins in the best of health. — Your loving nephew,1 'The Swagman.' Yes, John!,' you may . change your pen-name. ,1- think w.e should get the 'Thurgoona -Banger' on the trail -of the 'Plianton., M You'll have to be careful : lie doesn't catch you.)
Best Letters of the Week HONOR CERTIFICATES NITA MANGELSDORF BETTY TAYLOR Jindera. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
.. . tr Best Letters of the | Week HOIsfQR CERTIFICATES NITA MANGELSDORF BETTY TAYLOR i Jindera. \Dear Uncle,— It is some time since 1 1 I last wrote to. the Page. I milk two t or thrcpjscows every morning and night. «My favorite hobbies are nrilk ? ing, sewing, ironing, reading, ? horse ? riding; playing , cards and mushroom ing; I love to eat the mushrooms, too. k W ould cousins please, send ,in the words ; of. ?' 'Poor . Little . Angeline ' and 'The ic - Yellow .Bose of Texas'/? 'We had 180 w -points 'of 'rain a few days ago. We i i are staying, with' Grandma and Grand s-dad for a while. I have. three brothers, - ? and^ no - sisters; Our cousin is staying i;;\ hereVand ,will bo going, to school and: li ' confirmation lessons from here. : So1 we k will , have,' a mate to go to school with. i5f ^' Grandma 'and . Granddad have - an under- 1 !;!: ?'ground;: tank,: i and we have ito pump f' water every day. I suppose Aunty 's , | \ garden.! is -looking mice -.after the rain. I I.V I w...
A Page for the Young Folk Conducted By Uncle Jeff Plenty Of Green Grass Thurgoona. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
[?] Conducted By ? Uncle Jeff e ? : ? : ? a Plenty Of Green Grass Thurgoona. Dear Uncle, — Since I last wrote we had more rain; which was welcomed by the farmers of Thurgoona. Many of them are ploughing: There is ' plenty of green grass now. Mum; and I put some flower seeds in, : and I hope, tliey grow. I think stamp-collecting is a nice hobby to those who are interested in it. , I wish , to thank 'Billabong I Boy' for congratulating me on my ?work in writing, to the 'Banner.' , The galah likes' its name very much. I My youngest brother; Les, can yodel very well. Would some cousins please send in tlie words of 'Bonny Blue Eyes,' by' Tex Morton, and 'Let the Rest of the 'World Co By'? Has Aunty put any flower seeds in' yet? -Well, Uncle, as news is scarce I shall close my. letter.'... Best wishes to you, Aunty, the nineteen and. the cousins. — Your fond niece, 'LEAFLESS LILY.'. (Aunty has planted quite a lot,- of seeds and : seedlings, Jessie. I hope they come up, too. I will publish...
COUNTRY NEWS AND PERSONAL ITEMS HENTY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
'couT^try news AND PERSONAL ITEMS ssssssscssssssa: From Special 'Banner' Correspondents. sssssssssss^., vs:s:: HENTY | The monthly meeting of the Com forts Fund Auxiliary took the form - of a 'parcel packing' afternoon, and parcels for men serving overseas were packed. Members were requested to make 'long golf socks' owing to the great demand caused by the uni versal wearing of shorts by men on service. Fruit cakes for the ensuing month were donated :by Mesdames Hill T K TU-.n .1 m-ioc rn -RlaTioir ana d. A. 1VI.UM, uliCl .UX1BO X. The following ' have already contribu ted cakes: — Mesdames Geo. Croot 4, J'. A. Hogan' 2, J. A. Wilne 2, C. E. Thomas 2, William Gain ,2, J. Egan 2, M. J. Kirwan 2, J. .A. Mott 4, J. , O'Donoghue 4, H. C. Yates 2, Miss D. ' M. Hutchins 2. Following tlie busi | ness of the meeting, the members took \ the opportunity of bidding farewell to ! Mrs. Sullivan, who has left for Went worth Falls. Miss D. M. Hutchins, president of the Red Cross, spoke on behalf o...
COROWA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
COROWA . ; The .'Corowa branch of tho C.W.A. has received an offer from Mrs. S. G Maclure, Corowa, . to teach spinning of wool, . direct from the sheep's back into knitted articles for men. on mine sweepers: .(and such cold' occupations It is pointed out that Mrs. Maclure is willing' to. teach this work to any one at any time at the -C.W.R. rooms, non-members as ..well as . members. At a meeting of the Wahgunyah Patriotic Race Club held last week a list of dates ? of the S.D.R.A. and N.E.D.RiA. . were checked with a view to making application for a date on a Saturday ? for their much-talked-of initial meeting. It was finally agreed to got in touch with tho Benalla Club to ascertain if that club would be - racing on ' April 2 6 .. The contract*' for . the running rail on the course was let to Messrs. G. Way and F. -Kuschert. At a special - meeting of the /Coreen Shire Council the jrateaf or 1941 was struck, and estimates for the coming year made. It -was decided that the rates be: Ge...
CULCAIRN [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
CULCAIRN I Mr. K. Wilson has joined the R.A.A.F. and reported for duty in Melbourne on . Tuesday. Mr. Vic. Warren reported to the R.A.A.F. depot, Melbourne, on Tues day, to undergo a (preliminary test. Athol Hillier visited West Wyalong to sit for the telegraph messengers' examination. ' Visitors to Culcairn for the Thomp son -M' Bride wedding included: —Mrs. R. Thompson, Albury; lMrs. C. ;Rixon, Albury; Mrs. J. Reynolds, of Darling hurst, and her two sons; Miss Lorna M'IBride, Rose Bay; Mr. Dave Mur ray, Yerong Creek; Mr. R,. M'Bride. of Caulfield (Vic.). ' Olga de Mamiel is attending a busi-, ness college in Melbourne. Mrs. C. Papworth and her daughter, Miss Nance Papworth, are visiting Melbourne. Mrs. T. Goyne is staying with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. K! Smith, at Hornsby. She is . accom ! 1 1 ? ? I.,! T?llfV paniea oy uer Mounter. Mrs. E. Weatherall and her son, Leo, spent the. week-end in Albury with her sister, Mrs. Evans', Schubacli streot. Miss Dolly Sinclair...
JINDERA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
JINDERA ' A fine , Murray cod, weighing 68 lb., was ca,ught -by Mr. Alf. Gibbons near Howlong at the week-end. The rainfall for January was 527 points. This is. the second highest' fall for any January since 1884, the record for ..that month having fallen in 1925, when 857 points -were registered. On Sunday morning ? 17 points were- re gistered. Tho recreation park trustees, Messrs. ?S. Keighran (chairman),'.' G. Nation, H. Braunack, A. Schmidt and G. Keigh ran, held a meefing on Saturday even ing. _ Tenders : for the grazing rights for three years (sheep only) were con sidered, and that of Mr. . E. Kohn, at £6 per annum, was .-accepted. The application of Hume Football League for the use of oval for semi-final freo - of chargo was granted.- The proceeds of that match were donated to the Red Gross. Messrs. S. Keighran and A. Schmidt were appointed to make ar rangements- for the erection of child ren's swings and sand playground in the park. Under the chairmanship of Air. G. Nation, ...
BEECHWORTH [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
BEECHWORTH The rainfall registered at the weather bureau during- January total led 589 points, compared with 60 points in January, 1940, .and is more than a quarter of the-, total fall for last year. ? The total is, the highest ever recorded for January, the.' next highest being 534 points in the year 1034; V;V ? Mr. J. D. 0 'Sullivan;!- (president) occupied the chair at the annual meet ing ? of subscribers of . . tlie Public Library and Burke Museum. The finan cial statement showed that receipts for the year totalled £90/9/9 and tlio expenditure £84/18/7, .leading a credit balance of £5/11/2. Office-bearers elected were: President, Dr. J. J. M. Kenny; vice-president, Mr. M. G.J Ilevey; treasurer, Mr. F.. J. .Ryan; auditor, Mr. E. J. Mantonf committee, Messrs. J. D. O 'Sullivan, E. A.' Gil-, fillan, C. J' S. Wells, J. G/ Downes, T. R. Dunlop, B. J. Plielan and two repre sentatives of the Shire Council. The president- (Miv H. R. 'Sinclair) occupied the chair at the last, meeting of' ...
CULCAIRN RETURNED SOLDIERS' ANNUAL MEETING Mr. Nelson Re-elected President [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
CULCAIRN RETURNED SOLDIERS' ANNUAL MEETING Mr. Nelson Re-elected President CULCAIRN. — The following were present at the annual meeting of the Culcairn . sub-branch of the Returned Soldiers ' League: — Messrs. .11. ' Nelson (president), R. W. ? M'Ewen (secret tary), J. E. Jeremias, R; A. ThoniDson, D. .Cox, C. Reaper, J: Bent, W. P.1 Wood, F. : Goninpn; P. Holmes,,' H. Gariible; W. R. Raper, G. M'Donald and Sgt. A. J. Bfers. The financial statement- submittod by the treasurer, Mr. J.- E. Jeremias, disclosed that the year, began with a debit of 10/1 and ended with a- credit balance of £10/5/7. In his report the ipresident dealt with tlie activities oi' the sub-branch during the year, and ] paid a tribute to the -secretary (Mr. ' M' Ewen), who had been .continually on duty with' advice ;and r assistance for the many young men. of -the dis trict who had joined the A.I.F. 'The membership of -the sub-branch was'' 23. _ The election of officers resulted: — ipresident, Mr. H. 'Nelson; vice...
Surprise Party For Birthday [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
Surprise Party For Birthday Dear Barbara,: — I .suppose you are thinking I am. not keeping to my Neu Year resolution too well, but at last 1 have . found time to drop a lino to ou: Page. I have been kept going, a mother and my young sister aro awa;'. holidaying. I am busy ' making' jam a present, a'ud have n'.a.lo 50. bottles s far — lig, plu:n, apricof und . pe'.i ch. also have 200 young turkeys to loo? after,' in. addition to the usual worl and cooking; so I don't get man; spare moments. ! I celebrated my 19th birthday t: few: weeks before Ohristmas. Mj' friends gave mo a surprise party (i really was a surprise, too),, and wi had dancing and singing until the small hours. The presents I receivci were lovely, but what on earth am !.' going to do with all' that glass v.'an etc.? It -really looks - as if I shiii have to set up housekeeping for sonic one! -r . I, for one, 'Blue Bell, ' think tli song 'Fighting for -Me' was grain! and have cut it out and pasted it ii my scrap-book. I h...
THE LETTER BOX. Continued Values Pen-Friends [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
THE LETTER BOX. . Continued Values Pen-Friends r Dear Barbara, — I have intended to write for the last six weeks to show my appreciation of -your Women's Section, and each timo :I havo put it off. I hopo to send quite a lot of let ters to you in the days- to come. And. may I assure you, Barbara, your pagi is an asset to. the 'Banner.' Just how I ari ' sitting near thi radio. ? wliorn T nlu-nvc crnf- In /1A rm correspondence.. I'm- -very fond of music— or, shall I say, listoning tc music. In the dim past I played the piano, and, needless to say, Pm no^ sorry I gave it up, but I'm rather par ticular as to what I lisen to. Now and again I switch the old thing of in disgust, but not for long. I an. very much against jazz and swing but liko music gay— anything, patriotic Scotch themes, classical;' singers, too Peter Dawson: especially, though it i hard to say which ones are best. 'I also like seeing tho countryside and have been to Albury three o four times, and think it quite a nicc tow...
Likes Reading Letters [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
Likes Reading Letters Dear Barbara,— I am still an inter ested reader of your page. Wo had 98 points of rain last : Saturday. The grass is starting to grow in all our paddocks. Dad has worked up two of liis'-paddoclcs. I like reading letters from Sincerity, .' 'Bluo Boll,' 'Elizabeth Grace,' ' :Bour Bon' and ' The Cat that Walks b\- Itself. ' ' Cheerio to all, the readers and writers and also- to yoursoliy ;Barbara.— Yours sincerely,.' 'MUEIEL.' Borec Creek. (Letter Box continued in next column)
"Banner" Is Brimful Of Interest [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
'Banner' Is Brimful Of Interest Dear Barbara, — What ages it seems since I have written to you! Yet it is not so long, but since then Christ mas has passed and a now year begun. To you, Barbara, and all ' our club friends, and readers of tho 'Banner,' I wish: a vei-y pleasant 1941, and your Page and Letter Box every success. Let us forget 1940 and press to gether to make , the best of 1941. There's always a trace of blue sorae whero In the skies of misty grey.. There's' always a beilm of golden sun On the .'dreariest rainy day ; ... There 's ' alwasy a turn in the longest road; ' In the midst of . the drought there '.s rain; There's' 'always a moment of perfee: peace In the hours of tossing pain. And so; 'when the day is long, 0 friend, When no . sunshine lights the day, Lift your voice in a merry song, A'id 'remonibor the blue in the grey. '.Sincerity' and 'Bour Bon,' wouldn't I have liked to join with y.ou and your children at Christmas! As I read your letters they bring happy mon...
A Day In Jeruselum CORRYONG SOLDIER'S INTERESTING LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 7 February 1941
A Day In Jeruselum CORRYONG SOLDIER'S INTERESTING LETTER [This letter was written by a soldier of the A.I.F.' to his fiance in Albury, and lent by her for the interest of . our Letter Box readers. It. is a description of a day spent in Jerusalem in his. own words.— Barbara.] . When we got to Jesusalem wo went- to the Australia Club, which is a great place for soldiers on leave, there we hired a guide and taxi and set off. First we went to Jaffa gate, that separates the old from the new, and then to the lower pool of Gallon, where Solomon was annointed over Israel. Further on we went - through the valley of Hinnon, where you -re- member the Israelitics used to offer up their children' to. Molocles, the Egyptian God. . . -. In Bethlehem the main thing of interest was the Church of Nativity, which contains- the crypt ?cell or A All* T.nrrl TObo' Iinra 'ml,. ? ? ? ? jntrance to this .place was ? a small square about four feet high.. It could be seen where the original, old arch had been...