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WEDDING BELLS PERCEVAL—GOODGER. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 18 May 1951
WEDDING BELLS PERCEVAL— GOODGER. A very pretty wedding was solemnised at St. Sav- iour's Cathedral, Goulburn, on Saturday, March 31, when Patricia, only child of Mr. and Mrs. A. Goodger, of Narrawa, was married to Ronald, third son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Perceval, of Rye Park. The very Rev. Dean King of- ficiated and Mrs. Anderson was the organist. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a most attractive gown of white lame tinselled with silver in leaf and flower design. The frock featured the Redingcote style with fitted bod- ice, the new Elizabethan collar and buttoned to waist with tiny covered buttons, long pointed sleeves, long train sweeping back to show a very full skirt of white chantilly lace over taf- &nbsp; feta. Her lovely full length em- broidered tulle veil, worn with a coronet of orange blossoms, was lent by her cousin, Mrs. Peter Brown, For something old, she wore a gold bangle, loaned by Mrs. L. Rodger. The shower bouquet was of carnatio...
OBITUARY MR. LESLIE CAMERON TIMMS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 18 May 1951
OBITUARY MR. LESLIE CAMERON TIMMS After an illness extending &nbsp; over the past twelve years, the death occurred at his home on Monday night last of Mr. Leslie Cameron Timms, of Market St., Boorowa. &nbsp; The late Mr. Timms, who had suffered greatly from a rhuma- toid arthritis complaint, was the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Timms, of Boorowa, had reached the age of 36 years. He is survived by his sorrow- ing wife, and one daughter, Jan. He also leaves one broth- er, Sergt. Archie Timms, A.M.F. (Sydney) and one sister (Marie, Five Dock). The funeral took place at Lang's Creek cemetery on Wed- nesday afternoon. Rev. C. H. Buttsworth officiated at the graveside, and the funeral ar- rangements were in the hands of Mr. O. J. Suart, of Boor- owa. Further obituary details will appear in a later issue.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
194,000,000 cheques are used every year in Australia* More than twenty-three cheques for every man, woman and child in Australia — convincing proof of the popularity and convenience of paying by cheque. The commercial world has long enjoyed this convenience, bnt a Rural Bank Cheque Account ii also available for smaller individual accounts. A cheque account at the Rural Bank is easily arranged, saves time and costs only 5/- a half year — nothing at all if your credit balance ie kept at £56 or more. See the manager of your nearest branch of the Rural Bank about a personal cheque account for yourself. * This figure is based en information supplied by tht Stamp Duties Offices in the different States. Boorowa Branch ... In Temporary Premises, Pudman Street . Manager ? . M. B. McMahon STRYCHNINE I ?-?,— ? - HULLE'S POWDER In 1 oz. and 2 oz. Bottles — Obtainable From JAKE THOMAS . PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMIST, P.O. Box 20. BOOROWA Telephone 175. E. W. SAMS T LICENSED DEALER IN HIDES, SKINS AND W...
THE GARDEN HOW TO MAKE IT ATTRACTIVE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
' ipHli i^iRlli/li.|ii; ? ATTRACTIVE Neatly kept edges enhance the beauty of flower beds and borders* and are in reality* the finishing touch es which mean so much to the garden as a whole. There are so many plants suit able for edgings, that an almost unlimited choice is presented. There are the pretty English Daisies, which have been im proved so much of late that flowers almost two inches in diameter are quite common. Their dwarf habit of growth, together with the tremendous number of blooms always adorn j ing the plants, entitle these old favourites to rank high in the selection for edging plants, or to mass in the foreground of beds. JJemesias have had more at tention bestowed upon them of late. They deserve it. Give them a rich light soil; plant them closely together, and they will put up a display of colour that They grow about a foot or 18 inches high, which suits them for edgings to large beds or for massing. The 'Compacta' strain is more dwarf and com pact than, the 'Sturm...
FORMER MURRINGO RESIDENT RE-VISITS DISTRICT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
FORMER MURRINGO RESIDENT REVISITS DISTRICT Mr. James Harcombe, a form er resident of Murringo, paid a visit to the town and district for several days and returned to Wentworthville on Monday. While here he visited his bro ther Sid, of Murringo, and num ornns fn'pTiHs. Mr. Harcombe's son John, of Dulwich Hill, was also a visitor to town last week. It will be remembered that Mr. Harcombe's two daughters, Sister Frances and Sister Chris tina, of the Mercy Order, Monte St. Angelo, and two of his sons, Rev. Fr. James Harcombe, S.M. (Brisbane) and Rev. Dr. A. D. (Bert) Harcombe (Marist Order, Toongabbie), were natives of Murringo. The late Mrs. Harcombe was a daughter of the I.ate John Eng lish, of 'Belowra,' Murringo. Mrs. Harcombe died in Sydney about two years ago. Mr. Harcombe, with his wife and family, left Murringo in 1916 for Gundagai. After a few years the family moved to the Parramatta district.
EDITORIAL. SHEEP DRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
EDITORIAL. SHEEP DRIVE On all sides one hears com ments concerning the magnifi cent manner in which the citi zens of Boorowa and district are rallying to support the Edgar Corcoran Appeal. In ail sections of the district people are making contribu tions, organising, functions, and generally throwing them selves wholeheartedly into the project. The list of donations already is rising to very cred itable proportions, and there is no doubt that once the var ious competitions being or ganised are well under way, and the functions being ar ranged by sub-committees in surrounding centres begin to add their returns to the list, the total will be such as to in dicate the depth of regard in which Edgar is held by this district, and the unanimity of the spirit which1 prompted the formation of the Fund. W^re-well-aware-that no tb^g. We^can «ay, give or do can in any way compensate Edgar for the dreadful loss lie has suffered. Neither gift nor sympathy can palliate Mb suf fering or recompense h...
THIRD OF WATER PUMPED FROM FROGMORE MINE WORKERS HUTS UNDER CONSTRUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
THIRD OF WATER PUMPED FROM FROGMORE MINE WORKERS HUTS UNDER CONSTRUCTION ABOUT ONE-THIRD OF THE WATER HAS BEEN PUMPED OUT OF THE FROGMORE WOLFRAM MINE AND ERECTION OF WORKERS' HUTS HAS COMMENC ED. CONSIDERABLE PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE SINCE THE MANAGER, MR. H. TRESTAIL, FIRST CAME TO THE DISTRICT BUT A FEW SHORT MONTHS AGO AND WAS FACED WITH THE UNENVIABLE TASK OF RE-OPENING THE OLD WORKINGS. To-day, the surface is cleaned and cleared, pumping equip ment is in action, sure signs of preparations for production are to be seen and the future obviously augurs well although actual liftinir of ore is yet some way off. PUMPING OPERATIONS J In only a fortnight, half a million gallons of water (or about one-third of the total) has been pumped from underground. This has meant a depth of 70 feet. Water is being pumped out at the rate of approximately 50,000 gallons per day — probably more than the daily water consump tion of Boorowa. When work finished on Tues day last about 150 feet more of wat...
LITTLE GIRL IS OUT OF THE GAME [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
[?] The little girl stindhig on the Ieft|i3parthep out of the picture than ' it seeing at first glance. Deaf, dni^fejid blind, she is unconscious of the game going on or even of. '-@uE&roximiiy' of the other child ren. This picture was taken at jtli^^ptitutipn for the Deaf, Dumb aud Blind at Darlington* which ae^J^nds to continue its humane rttork.. . .. -..'ii'MW^l \:-::A:'.'' ^ ; ? ': ? ?
SAFFRON THISTLE MAY BECOME PROBLEM In N.S.W. Wheat Crops This Year [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
rniwiJdVLr ? ; ;' ??? . . . ; ? Inil^S^^t &ops 'If there are good falls of rain during the next two months, wheat crops in New South Walps are highly like ly to suffer, severe infesta tions of saffron thistle— as a . result of last year's abnornt ' al rains which encouraged the development and seeding of the thistle in most parts of the State,!! warned K. R. Green, Weeds Officer of the Department of Agriculture, in Sydney this week. 'Experiments have shown, however, that quite small appli cations of rbfermone-type weedi cides will control saffron thistle in crops, provided the spray is applied early. 'The wht)at should be well established before spraying (about six inches high) and the saffron thistle in the rosette stage,' he added. 'M.C.P.A. and the amine or sodium salts; of 2, 4-D are the best to use — at the rate of & to I lb. of acid-equivalent per acre. . ^ : 'The esters of 2, 4-D at 6 to 8 oz. per acre should also give good results, but they may cause crop dam...
PRINTING ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
PRINTING ORDERS Owing to the frequent interruption in electricity, which haVp completely dislo cated our 'printing scheduler business houses and all' local organisations are ad vised that whilst orders for printing will be accepted, DELIVERY WILL NOT BE GUARANTEED.
BOOROWA DISTRICT SATURDAY TENNIS COMPETITION ONLY TWO MATCHES PLAYED RYE PARK LEADING BALA [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
BOOROWA DISTRICT SATURDAY TENNIS COMPETITION ONLY TWO MATCHES PLAYED RYE PARK LEADING BALA Only two .matches were played in the Boorowa Dis trict Tennis competition at the week-end. Kangiara forfeited their fix ture to Rugby 'Aces.' On ac count of the function at Rugby the match between Rye Park Welcome and Rugby Hurricanes was cancelled, both teams re ceiving two points each. BALA v. NUMBY. Played at Bala, with Bala players being mentioned first in each instance : LADIES' DOUBLES Miss L. Roberts and Miss B. Croker v. Mrs. P. Roberts and Mrs. A. Ford 6/3 6/5. GENT'S DOUBLES . G. Carmody and A. Corcoran v. J. Roberts and P. Roberts 6/3 K la R. Gorbam and G. Gorham v. H. Ford and C. Roberts 6/1 2/6. G. Carmody and A. Corcoran v. H. Ford and C. Roberts 6/3 3/6. R. Gorham and G. Gorham v. J. Roberts and P. Roberts 3/6 4/6. MIXED DOUBLES G. Carmody and Miss B. Croker v. J. Roberts and Mrs. P Roberts 6/5. A. Corcoran and Miss L. Rob erts v. P. Roberts and Mrs. A. Ford 3/6. R. Gorham and M...
FROGMORE v. RYE PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
FROGMORE v. RYE PARK. Played at Frogmore, Frog more players being mentioned first:— LADIES' DOUBLES Mesdames J. Sparkes and H Corcoran v. Mesdames K. Gorham and G. Moorby 6/5 4/6. MEN'S DOUBLES W. Banks and H. Corcoran v. K. Gorham and G. Fuller 6/5 1/6. J. Sparkes and K. Gay v. A. Perceval ? and B. Styles 4/6 2/0. W. Banks and H. Corcoran v. A. Perceval and B. Styles 1/6 3/6. J. Sparkes and K. Gay v. I\. Gorham and G. Fuller 5/6 1/6. MIXED DOUBLES W. Banks and Mrs. H. Corcoran v. G. Fuller and Mrs. G. Moorby 3/6. H. Corcoran and Mrs. J. Sparkes v. K. Gorham and Mrs. K. Gorham 5/6. K. Gay and 'Mrs. H. Corcoran v. B.' Styles and Mrs. G. Moor by -4/6. J. Sparkes and Mrs.4J. Sparkes v. A. Perceval and Mrs. K Gorham 5/6. W. Banks and Mrs. H. Corcor an v. K. Gorham and Mrs. K. Gorham 5/6. H. Corcoran and Mrs. J. Sparkes v. G. Fuller and Mrs. G. Moorby 2/6. ? # K. Gay and Mrs. H. Corcoran v. A. Perceval and Mrs. K. Gorham 2/C. J. Sparkes and Mrs. Sparkes v. B. Styles and Mrs. Moorby 2/6. ...