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5/2 PER BUSHEL ASKED FOR 1944 WHEAT CROP [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
5/2 PER BUSHEL ASKED FOR 1944 WHEAT CROP I AT a well attended meeting, Forbes j farmers decided to ask the Fed eral Government for a guarantee of 5/2 a bushel on the whole of the coming season's wheat crop, includ ing any additional area the farmers might be asked to plant to feed the people of those countries where pro duction has gone out of existence owing to war conditions. The meet ing was convened by Mr. A. E. Sun ter Clarke, but not in his capacity as secretary of the Forbes branch of the F. and S. Association, and by common consent he was appointed to preside at the gathering, which is supporting the executive of the N.S.W. F. and S. Association in the request being made.
TESTIMONIAL TO POPULAR TELEPHONIST £30 Raised At Mandurama [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
TESTIMONIAL TO POPULAR TELEPHONIST £30 Raised At Mandurama A testimonial that was accord ed to a Mandurama resident on December 22 was one of the most popular of its kind ever given in the district. This was the presentation of a wal let containing' £30 to Mrs. Neil Mc Glashan, who, prior to her marriage I was Miss Joyce Harrison, a member of Mandurama postal staff for sever. I years. The gift was on behalf of tele phone subscribers, and so popular I was the appeal that not one refusal [Was given. I Mrs. McGlashan's husband. Slg , nailer N. McGlashan, has been at Dar ;win for about two years, and recent ly returned to his unit after leave. | Mrs. McGlashan has again taker over her old position at Mandurama Post Office in a temporary capacity, and local residents are pleased a: having this popular official back.
WELCOME HOME TO PTE. BOB GRAY Record Neville Crowd [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
WELCOME HOME TO i PTE. BOB GRAY Record Neville Crowd A record crowd attended the Neville Hall on Friday night laat to welcome home Pte. Bob Gray. , recently repatriated prisoner of war. 1 j Speaking on behalf of Neville reff dents, Mr. B. O'Brien, said all ,wef pleased to see Bob home again. F presented him with a roll of noteis ; a gesture of esteem and in appr&i tion of what he had done. Mr. O'Brien added that one a !all had contributed willing to i: gift, | Mr. BiU Brown endorsed Mr. ( 'Brienls remarks when speaking oa ; half of the people of Hobby's . Tar while Miss Joan McGregor represe ed the school children in .thanld Private Gray for his donation of , to the children for an Xmas tre I This money had been forwarded : Bob while still a p.o.w. in Germa Responding, Pte. Gray thanked | i or their gift. He was happy to home again, and had more than f ough of Germany. . I ;; j 'For He's a Jolly Good Felle and the National Anthem were ^l? ?; and after a splendid supper had' ...
Thunderbolt In Speed Record [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
Thunderbolt In Speed Record SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND (U.P.). — Possibly the fastest speed ever attained by man, believed by intel ligence officers here to have been 840 miles an hour, was achieved accidentally recently over Emden, Germany, by th': young American pilot of a Thunder bolt fighter. Second Lieut,. Robert H. Knapp, of Mr-r«rirVi NJ Y Viarl rhp pvnprience and lived to describe how it felt. Whi.c escorting Flying Fortresses Lieutenant Knapp began a vertical dive at 28,000 feet and his throttle and controls froze. He had reached 5,000 feet before the plane came out. The instruments on a Thunder ?- -.t will register a speed no greater than 600 miles an hour and some engineers hold that a plane cannot fly faster than th;. speed of sound, about 735 miles an hour. But intelligence officers here cal culated that Lieutenjut Knaop's plane was travelling 840 miles an hcur after its 23,000-foot vertical power-d-ve. They said Lieutenant Knapp had ex ceeded the record of 780 miles per hour...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
W —— ? 1 f CAM REED & SON (late DAVE REED). |.j; Undertakers & Monumental ; Masons. \ j Adelaide Street, Blayney. ? j 'Phone 60. v. Funerals Conducted Reverently ?? \ and Dignified. V Local Representative: Mr. Arthur Hlggs 'PHONE: CARCOAR 3. I, NUF SED! fife After 40 Years' Trading in Carcoar Wkjk'% we are still doing our best to give satisfaction pQlark© Co tMAsm ram order for the (UK ? ? 'OHRONICIJE' 'flp ' wonB irs. ? f; 5 Printed and.poMtel'*1 *-J
CARCOAR TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
CARCOAR TOWN TALK Mr. O. Hc-arne, who spent a few days recently with his family in Car coar has returned to Leeton. * * * The Rev. and Mrs. E. Pearce and i baby daughter Jane are holidaying' at Gerringong. Archdeacon Wight will conduct the church services at Caiccar during the rector's absence. * * * Mr. and Mrs. E. Brock jr., and in. Taut son. are spending a holiday with Mr. and Mi s. Brock. Post Office. Car i * * * | Corporal and Mrs. Harry Clarke ! have returned to the Metropolis after being the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. Clarke, Carcoar j * * * Mrs. E. Callan has returned to her | home after a lengthy holiday with ! friends m Sydney. * * j Mr. Tony Hahn. of Orange, spent a few days with his parents recently and has since resumed duties at the Orange Post Office. * * * Miss D. Secombe, who has been spending the school vacation at her home in Taree. has resumed duties at the Public School. * * + j Mr. Tucker, of Box Hill, is a patient | at the Carcoar District Hospital. We wish him...
WOOL REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
WOOL REPORT ! The Farmers and Graziers Co-op. Co. 'I® Ltd. reports on the 3rd inst.. We sub 9, mitted our catalogue No. 127 on Tues Li''| day, February 1, the appraisement be 1..J ing finalised the following day. The Ua selection was above the average and in ? eluded a number of particularly at p-i tractive clips mainly from the Yass, p Mudgee, Uralla and Gundagai districts. A feature of the offering was the indus S | ion of the 'Ravensworth' clip from [ s Yass, submitted a/c E. J. Merriman. The wool was of superfine quality, splen ' did length, attractive in color and 1 showed the character and skilful breed ing so long associated with the 'Rav- ensworth' brand. The top line equal ed the N.S.W. record price for the seas ' . on, namely 39 id and a number of j other fleece lines ranged to 38d, bkn j ' to 19d and BLS 13£d. Other outstand ! ing prices were as follows: — Account A. A. Armour, Bookham, T SUP AAAE 34id. A number of ether fleece lines ranged to 32*d, NKS to j 1 9 id 'and B...
ZEBU-CROSS CATTLE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
ZEBU-CROSS CATTLE CANBERRA, Monday. — A discus sion of the use of Zebu-cross cattle in Australia is given in Bulletin 172, just issued by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Zebu, or Brahma, cattle are native to India and they have proved valuable in many tropical areas where the breed has been established. In America large herds cf them have been built up around the Gulf of Mexico, and fmm there 18 Zebus were imported into Aus tralia in 1931 by the Council, in co operation with several pastoralists. They were settled on four properties in dif ferent parts of Queensland, and system atic cross-breeding with British breeds was undertaken under the supervision of the Council By 1941 there were over 8000 half-bred and quartered Zebus in Australia. The chief difficulties of raising Brit ish breeds of cattle in Northern Aus tralia are that their body temperatures rise above normal levels in hot weather, and they suffer badly from 'tick-worry.' but the susceptibility of qua...
NOT TO LIKING OF THE MAJ Dangers of the Propose New Order Session [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
NOT TO LIKING OF ThpI MAJ( ; i Dangers of tl » Pjcp j?,. New Or dei Stress^ i 'There is a l( world would b a ncu order which would not be to tin liking- of the majority of peoph ?? So stated Rotarian J. \V. Lark.^ in a recent address to fellow r ?!. j tartans. I i He continued: 'It has been suggested that th.,,. is an attempt to impose a world ; icy, that is to say, somewhere tii. is a body of men claiming to br world government. If that sufr_-;! tion has any grounds, two pr. \- .. tions seem to be self evident, r--; first is that all discussions reg;.!i; ?, dictatorships and democracies i-. ^ put it in the most charitable ir..,^ simply a discussion as to the htarrij; of coating we prefer on our pill.' ,'J stated. 'It is, of course, evident that tiv. world dominion is not yet abs ,|ij! and it is by no means necessary - accept the view that it is inviji.;?;. and inevitable.' Private housing had little or n .-?. ing to do with the war, but it b been nationalised in England. c r,-. - t...
WINCHCOMBE CARSON AT ORANGE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
WINCHCOMBE CARSON i AT ORANGE In order to give service to their clients and pastoralists generally. Winchcombe Carson Ltd.. Sydney, Wool Brokers, Stock and Station Agents, are absorbing the well known and long established business of Bed ford. Taylor and Weston. Orange, from March 1 next. Messrs. W. F. Dln„.r« o*-.^ AT + U AJiunoc cxiju v* , x.»x. me Principals of Bedford. Taylor and Weston, will continue to conduct the office at its present address, Orange. The combination of the two reputable pastoral firms will provide an excel- j lent and widespread organisation for ; the efficient conduct of business, i Orange is a particularly convenient business centre for the Mid-Western ; and Western country with direct rail- i way communication to all districts. ; Winchcombe Carson Ltd. can be relied I upon to supply every possible service | to landholders in their new enterprise, j
GARLAND. WOOL [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
GARLAND. WOOL At the Sydney wool appraisements last Friday, Estate Thomas Hogan. I Garland, secured wethers 23d.. 20jd.. ewes 21i] d. 20 Jd, hoggets 19d, broken 16d.; A. E. Ridley, Carcoar, ewes and wethers 22|d, 2Hd, 21d, 20id. bro ken le.ld. comeback 19Jd, 193d; D. J. Connolly, Mandurama, ewes and aethers 19d, ewes 18^d, comeback i 18.^. xbred 17gd, I7id. in Winch. ! combe Carson's catalogue. j
TRUNKEY [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
mUNKEY 3Ufe^^^^pHowar d , who last week disldMBaM^ier knee, has returned hoi^^^^Ker receiving treatment in jJlll^pFrank Purnell has returned teHlt. He was accompanied by hifl^|m&' baby daughter, Gloria, and mother, Mrs. Melham, Cff«jatt%kwell. who are taking up adjacent to where LAC I^fames Laing is home again af |og an inmate of Carcoar Hos. |-r some time. mack McLean, of Richmond, is §g a holiday with his brother, ||vATER SHORTAGE. -i-- the absence of rain, a num yjbcal residents are carting