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The Smart Boy Of Iowa [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 19 July 1944
fhe Smart Boy Of Iowa Oat in Omaha. America, the o.ficials who hired; men for the Farm Cr-r iit Bureau before the war had one of those highly scientific intelli gence tests to which every candidate v-vis subjected. j These tests included a couple of' catch questions, until a University of Iov.-h graduate turned up for the ex ajn. He was asked two questions— and to the horror of the scientists he answered them both. Here they are: ? How long,' read the question, 'is I piece of string.' 'A Piece of string,' said the bright o y from Iowa, ' is twice the dis in.ce between the centre and either How far,' read the second ques- ^ oil, 'can a dog run into the1 woods?' To which the young Icwan answer- 1 j : 'A dog can run only halfway lC-j the woods. After that, he is run- . out of the woods.' I The joke was on the scientists.
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 19 July 1944
BLA-YNEY j TOWN TALK The auction sale of goods on ac- j count of Estate late Thos. Kenny took place at Blayney Police Station on Friday last. A complete clearance of the various lines submitted was made at satisfactory prices. Mr. Frank Gillespie, C.P.S., was the sel ling agent, and was equally 'at home' in the job as he is a stage ar- , tist or in his official position as ; C.P.S. I The marriage took place at St. James' Presbytery, on Saturday evening last, of Muriel, second dau ; ghter of Mr. and Mrs. P. South, of ' Blayney, and Vincent, eldest son of I Mr. and Mrs. A. Jon-js, also of Blay ! ney. Mr. Jack Graham, the Blayney - Neville mailman, of Osman Street, has returned home after a fortnight's holiday spent in the western dis trict of N.S.W. Jack reports having had an enjoyable vacation, and among other pleasures, mads the : journey from Wilcannia to Adeiaide by plane. This was his first appear ance in the air, and although he has no ambitions to become a pilot, our local resi...
ONLY BUTCHER WITHIN 10 MILES PROPOSED CLOSING OF NEVILLE SHOP [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 19 July 1944
ONLY BUTCHER WITHIN 10 MlLES PROPOSED C LOSING OF NEVILLE SHOP The Neville butchery is the locoly one within a radius of 10 miles, it was stated at last meet, ing of Lyndhurst Shire Council. It was considered that if the shop closes down, as proposed, it would cause con iderable incon venience to residents. The Deputy Director of Rationing (Mr. W. B. Hudson) advise^ that he was in receipt of an application da. ted June 12 from G. H Radburn, of Neville, for permission to close down his butcher's shop. Under rationing regulations, Mr. Radburn was re quired to give the Commission 28 clear days of his intention to close, and he ha^ been notified to that ef fect. In giving consideration to Mr. Radburn's request, it was necessary for the Commission to know what conditions would exist if permis sion were granted to close his shop. In tliis regard, advice from the v^-uuiiuii wuiuu uc appicuaicu cls tu whether there were any other but cher's shops in Neville or the near vicinity, and in the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 19 July 1944
WEDNESDAY, 26th JULY, 1944. CLEARING SALE 'KIA-0RA' — H0VELL'5 CREEK SQUIRE 8 GRAY, Cowra, under instructions from EXORS'. ESTATE LATE C. O CONNOR, will sell by public auction on the above' date, at 'Kia-Ora' , Homestead, Cowra-Reid's Flat Road, 29 miles from both Cowra and Boorowa, commencing punctually at 1..30 o'clock: ,^^hell B model Hay Press, with 6 h.p. Buzacott Kero. Engine: Mitchell ' ^ c. ^ ?? ^°*wfr- Mitchell Hay Rake, all of which are practically new; 16-run Sun Combine; Trail Harrows; Set Diamond Harrows, six leaves: I0-Disc Sundercut; 4 fur. m.b. Plough: Garden Plougb; Reaper and Binder (old); Saw Bench. Two Sulkies (old); Spring Cart; Tip Dray; Bullock Waggon: Horse Lorry; 12 -Horse Set Equalising Bars and Chains: Two Riding Saddles: Cart; Saddle and Breeching; Plough Chains; Winkers; Collar and Hames; Anvils; Vyce; Carpenter's and other tools; Wire Rope: 50 Sheets Second-hand Corrugated Iron; 8-cwt. Baling Wire: 48 Woolpacks; Endless Chain; Moffatt Virtue Pest Arrest...
52 YEARS AT CARCOAR: DEATH OF MR. FREDERICK W. T. WOOD [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 19 July 1944
52 YEARS AT CARCOAR : DEATH OF MR. FREDERICK W. T. WOOD The death occurred at his home, 'Woodville,' Carcoar, on the 12th inst, of Mr. Frederick Walter Thur- &nbsp; tell Wood. The late Mr. Wood, who was a na- tive of Carcoar was 52 years of age. For many years, he carried on business as a farmer and grazier at 'Woodville' with his brother, Rege, trading under the name of Wood Bros. On the morning of his death, he had just completed the feeding of stock, when he complained of being ill. Dr. Cass was called, but he did not rally, and passed away at 5 o'clock in the afternoon. Heart trou- ble was the cause of death. The late Fred Wood was a man of sterling character, and was most highly respected in Carcoar and dis- trict. General regret is expressed at his passing. The third son of the late Mr. and Mrs G. Wood, of 'Woodville,' de- ceased had lived at Carcoar all his life, and married Miss Hilda Ewens, of Mandurama. In addition to his widow, one dau- ghter, Thelma, four brother...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
C.W.A. BALL | TO BE HELD IN MEMORIAL HALL, LYNDHURST, on August 4th Mock Wedding- to be Staged. 'Rose Marl' Orchestra. D. CODE, Hon. Secretary. Alf. Collins LICENSED STOCK AND STATION AGENT. Agency far Unit nsaraace O. PHONE: NEVILLE t f SAV/NGS STAMPS\ '... J \ fiAVf GOT ME IN J -|jj | These stamps will keep I''' In igl place and make sure that yoae ?r j§Sj savings go to speed die victory 'fiE | and help on our war effort. jll | Don't spend a penny tiniest for ,11 something that yon gentiioeljr , jlH need. Use every penny you «?« 'i H ?are to keep op your war savings H Buy 64, War Savings Stamp*. War ' - IIS? Sesmngs Certificates, OR SI- Nhficmat ' fBSjj* Savings Stamps. ' ^ KEEP VP YOttk WAR SAVINGS; J . ? , [r ' LARGF. PINEAPPLES ij , 19/0 per bigl| bushel case. Add j , frefeW, 6/4 case. i'! S. Child. ^W amuran, Q'land. ijL ? — ? : ? . A .CAUTION ||; /'VN' and after this date all Treepas. 51 sers on oilr 'Anahdale' proper-? ' J \ ty will be prosfecution without re- '1' spect to p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
FEDERAL INCOME TAX NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT RETURNS showing the INCOME derived during the WHOLE OF THE YEAR ENDED 30tli JUNE. 1944. are required to be furnished in the prescribed man ner to the DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OP TAXATION, SAVINGS BANK BUILDING, 14 CASTLEREAGH STREET, SYDNEY. by all persons specified hereunder, on or before the dates here inafter stated: — 1. ON OR BEFORE 31st JULY. 1944— Bj »ll persons who derive Income from any source during the year ended 30th June. 1944, being income lrom the following classes — (?) salaries, wages, allowances, bonases, stipends, overtime, or other remuneration as employees; or 1%) rent, interest, annuities, dividends, or any other source except lrom a business, trade, or profession. &ETDK.N FORM S should be nsed where *n Employee's inesme was from — — — — — — clasg (n) wily. RETURN FORM A should be used where the income was fram classes (a) and ~ (b), «r from class -b) only. An individual whose gross income from all sources for t...
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
BLAYJNEY | TOWN. TALjl Mrs. Frank Cheney, of Eugcw 1 who has been staying with her 2m ther, Mrs. J. Masters, of Wator S for several days, returned to kV home on Saturday last. Mrs. vfl ters, whose health has not boon best for some time past, jiS showing a slight improvement '? I jyii . jjtxi oan -y, ? who has been on- the prevailing 'flu I: recovery, and w; ? i',,\ work on Monday. * Mr. Charles W -. . , , has arrived in Blayney to , extended holiday with his hroth^ Mr. Ted Walsh, of the Exchar,^ p tel. ' - * * * Mr. Les McNamara. who j.s n. working at Darling Harbor, in t. Railway Service, has been spendin his annual leave with relatives ? Blayney. ' 1 * * * Mr. Perce Mogford, who u-a.s r cently. transferred from Blaync- t a position in the railway service ? jNewcasue, was in town for a 1 week-end. [terwa » « * immui A soldier visitor to Blayney a fe The ' days ago was Pte. J. Conroy, son o ^ a former Blayney medico, Ui-- ]ai mg at Dr. L. Conroy. -rtainl * v * acc. Miss Alice Hardim...
BLAYNEY ELECTRICITY EXTENSION TWO FARMS TO BE SERVED BY NEW LINE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
BLAYNEY ELECTRICITY EXTENSION TWO FARMS TO BE SERVED BY NEW LINE Two farms — those of Messrs. W. A, Hood and L. Skene — are to be serviced by the new electricity extension from Blayney. Mr. Hood's application was approv ed at a recent meeting of Lyndhurst Shire Council and Mr. Skene's appli cation was considered at the July Mr. L. Skene. 'Athol,' Blayney, wrote applying to have electric light and power made available to his pro perty. The line would service two consumers, insofar, as his son's dwelling required a separate instal lation, he said. As time went on, and equipment became available, he would instal power on the farm. In support of his application, Mr. Skene pointed out that, since buying the property, he had paid over £550 in rates on the 211 acres originally in the Municipal area and now in D Riding, and nearly £800 on the whole area of 510 acres, and he was now paying upwards of £60 per annum. It was approximately half-a-milc from the post-office to the house. COST £540...
RECORD YEAR FOR BLAYNEY RED CROSS: ANNUAL MEETING HELD [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
RECORD YEAR FOR BLAYNEY RED CROSS : ANNUAL MEETING HELD The annual meeting of Blay 'ney Red Cross branch was at tended by SO members, Miss D. Matthews (President) being in the chair. The report and balance sheet dis closed that the year's work consti tuted a record for the branch. Figures tabulated in the balance sheet showed that receipts amount ed to £480/16/. In addition, the prisoners of war fund revenue totalled £236/3/4. Several of those present at the meeting commented favorably on the work carried out during the year, and also on the splendid support given by the public. In Friday's 'West Macquarie' will appear a detailed report of the meet ing, together with the annual report and balance sheet.
[?]HELTER SHED FOR FOREST REEFS' SCHOOL Still Under Consideration [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
P1ELTER SHED FOR lOREST REEFS' SCHOOL I Still Under Consideration I Further advice is promised I ^y-.lhe Minister for Education I concerning the erection of a, shel ^ fittied at Forest Reefs School. In a letter to Mr. R. E. O'Halloran, Member for Orange, the Minister states- 6 ' I I refer to your personal represen ^uons4jn behalf of the Lyndhurst Aire j^uhcil, relative to the con J-^ctiot. '/'f a shelter shed at the PoTr«t Reefs School, sen k ave noted the concern expres y you on this question and the j shaii*1611*'8 ma-te in regard thereto, I Pleased to follow up the hgv-T - ''mediately, and will let you of urti*er advice within the course e next few days.
BURNT YARDS PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
BURNT YARDS PERSONALS On annual holidays from post of fice duties in Sydney is Miss Minnie Morgan. Part of the vacation she is spending with her mother, Mrs. T. S. Morgan. Minnie is also visiting Neville, where she is the guest of Miss R. Cart-wright. » * * .miss .fat flams is at present re cuperating from an attack of the 'flu. * * * Mr. J. Ellery, of 'Brae Burn' has returned home from Sydney, where he has been receiving medical at tention. * * * A letter lias been received from CDl C V. Whnlon ? ? - uAcummg tne Comforts Fund for parcels received. * * * Several beneficial showers of rain have fallen in this area during the past few days, 50 points being re corded.
£333 RAISED BY GARLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR WAR EFFORT [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
£333 RAISED BY GARLAND PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR WAR EFFORT An amount of £333/10/7 has l-een raised by Garland Public school for the war effort since the outbreak of hostilities. For the year ended June 30, 1944, the Auxiliary raised the sum of £110/18/7. This fine amount was contributed hv thA minils a fpw py rmnils tViP teacher, and Mr. David, of Hilltop. Mr. Clark presented the 'Child- ren's Garden Army' with a bag of fertiliser and some vegetable seed. This gift was greatly appreciated for at that time fertiliser was prac tically unprocurable. Yearly totals of money raised are: 1941, £40/4/; 1942, £73/16/; 1943. £108/12/; 1944, £110/18/7. It will be observed that a steady increase has been registered and re presents an outstanding effort on the part of all concerned for a town ship the size of Garland. Hearty congratulations!
FOOTBALL BLAYNEY DEFEATS WOODSTOCK, 7—5. [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
FOOTRAJJ, BLAYNEY DEFEATS WOODSTOCK, 7—5. The football match at Blayney on the Daker's Oval, between Blayney and Woodstock was eas ily the best of the season yet Played locally. Teams were evenly matched, and, cl iat-L ana interesting game, Blayney proved the winners by seven points to five. I Les McNamara scored a try for Blayney. This was converted by 'Curly' Chapman, who also kicked a penalty goal. I Mr. Hicker Pollard carried out the duties of referee, and handled the game in a most competent manner
BREACH OF LAW: BIDDING UP OF WAGES IN SHEARING INDUSTRY (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
BREACH OF LAW : BIDDING UP OF WAGES IN SHEARING INDUSTRY (To the lZditor) . Sir, — The gravity of inflation in the shearing industry was discussed by the General Council of the Graziers' As sociation early this month. The Pre sident of the Association (Mr. H. R. Cowdery) says: 'The bidding up of rdics tn me inausLry is a Dreacn 01 Commonwealth law both by employer and employee. The position last season disclosed a serious national problem involving the maintenance of the purchasing power of money, the proper movement of manpower in the' shearing industry and of the Commonwealth. Now that the season is reaching its I height, demands for illegal rates of pay arc being intensified. If graziers be oin rr* oivp ur.iv atiH oranf rfiocr» Ao. mands then the whole system of ar bitration will break down. If this hap pens there' will be no standards to work upon. Demands and rumors of demands will force the rates sky high. At the start of each shed there will be an auc tion sale to sec what co...
Mandhurama Personals [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
Mandurama Personals Mr. E. Quince, of Blayney. has re turned home after spending the week-end with his brother, Mr. Ar- i thur Quince and family, at Golden : Gully. ; * * * ; 'Wicc Tnan Qrv»itV» t~tf GvHnov vr-- : turned to the metropolis on Monday last. While home, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Smith, tendered Joan a birthday party to commemorate her 21st birthday. Many friends at tended. | W Z * I Miss Delia Knight is in receipt of aa letter from Mrs. Murphy, mother of Sg-t-Pilot Jack Murphy, which I states that her son was wireless op- j erator on a plane lost in operations I over (jermany. unroriunateiy no word has been received of Jack. His many friend look forward to more reassuring news in the near future. * # * Mr. and Mrs. J. Wallace, who have been holidaying with Mr. and Mrs. W. Pattison, have returned to their home at Jindabine. « « » Rain and snow has been the lot of Mandurama residents during the past week. The rain will prove most beneficial in replenishing house tan...
"Ridiculous" Position At Millthorpe: Mail Trains Stop For Passengers To Alight But Won't Pick Up [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 26 July 1944
' Ridiculous ' Position At Millthorpe : Mail Trains Stop For Passengers To Alight But Won't Pick Up Millthorpe is an important township, but only on Sunday nig'ht does any Sydney-bound mail train stop there. Lyndhurst Shire Council wants to alter this position, which has been described as 'ridiculous.' ur. Amos, speaking at last meet ing. said the trains ceased stopping a considerable time ago as a result of the coal shortage. When Millthorpe people wanted to travel, they had to hire a car and go to Blayney — or go to a great deal of trouble in catching an earlier train to Blayney or Or ange. If anyone was travelling west from Orange and wanted to get off at Millthorpe, the train would stop, but it. would not nink nn nassenp-prs. The station lights were on, and the staff was there. President Innes: I agree heartily with what you say. The trains should stop at Millthorpe. On the motion of Crs. Amos and Hood, it was decided to request Mr. R. E. O'Halloran, M.L.A., to make strong repre...