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EMPIRE DAY Celebrated At Boorowa Central School [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
EMPIRE DAY Celebrated At Boorowa Central School Many mothers turned up at the Boorowa Central School on Thursday last to see the children celebrate Empire Day. The ceremony was opened by the Headmaster, Mr. W. Curtis, who addressed the children on the origin of Empire Day and why member nations through out the Commonwealth of Na tions hold such a celebration. The Rev. A. Smith then spoke, stressing the fact that ours is a Commonwealth of Nations, re sembling one big family bound together by ties of friendship and self-interest. The second guest speaker was the Rev. Chart Buttsworth, who also made the point of ours be ing a family of nations with the King and Queen as much be loved parents.: The fellowship which characterises the relation ship of this family has been built up on principles of service, sacrifice and devotion, inspired by the Christian spirit which, is the character building lactor in our Empire. Lorraine Couch, School Girls' Captain, and Jim Grocott, Boys' Captain, al...
"NO SECRET ABOUT LAND PRICE" [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
[?] ,. ,'v we juice _$aid for sujy pro * i-erty acquired for tollot for V Uoldier settlement, the Min *' liter for La*idfi -Mr. Rea * shawjiaidthjswefek. r tie was1 'commenting on a '' Bt^tem^nt by Mi*. Chapman, sec i jetary of the United ? Farmers' Association, who has sent tele? grants to all members of Par liament protesting at the ac quisition of iand on undisclosed terms tor soldier settlement. Mr. Renshaw said that every estate was first recommended by the Closer Settlement Advisory Board. They were approved by Cabinet and finally~6Ubmitted to Uoth Houses of Parliament in the form of a resolution in which full particulars, including the price per acre to he paid* are made public 'In view of the facts I have given, the public generally has an indication of the gutter tac- .? tics adopted by this organisa tion of anonymous members, with Mr. Chapman as mouth ?';.. piece; to protect un-oc-operatiye and obstructive owners of large properties who are not prepared to make land availa...
TAX ADVICE BY EXPERTS Departmental Men Tour Electorate [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
TAX ADVICE BY EXPERTS Departmental Men Tour Electorate Next July, expert officers of the Department of Tax ation would tour the Young electorate to give advice and assistance on all taxation problems. The State Member (Mr. Fred J. Cahill, M.L.A.) said that to day when he appealed for as eistance to help the officers car ry out their work. Mr. Cahill said the Deputy Commissioner for Taxation (Mr. Hughes) told him the visits by oxperts of his department had beer, divided again following the success of the 1950 country vis it*. 'As Die time for furnishing income tax returns for the year June oi), I9oi, is close at nand. ' Mr. Cahill was told, 'I am ar randng for responsible officers i.o tour country centres. It is proposed not only to afford in dividual personal interviews, but also to hold public meetings where local interest is sufficient to warrant it.
FACTS ON NEWSPRINT COSTS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
FACTS ON NEWSPRINT COSTS The four Sydney daily - newspaper are still £100,000 a year behind on news print costs. The Prices Minister (Mr. Pin rjan) said this in the Legislat ive Assembly. Mr. Finnan was replying to Mr. Shannon (Lab.. Phillip). Mr. Shannon had asked whe ther newsprint prices had been increased without consideration of the newsagents' commission . rate. If so. could the matter be re opened* so that agents could- put their case for a higher commis . sion rate? Mr. Finnan said that news print prices were increased by Id on the specific claim that the high prices of newsprint had added £1.700,000 a year to newspaper costs. The , increase, returned the newspapers £l,600,0tK), leaving £100.000 short. Prices officials had gone into the matter exhaustively. 'The Prices Commissioner did not allow the usual 25 per cent increase in newsagents' com mission on the new price be cause newsagents were not af fected.' said Mr. Finnan. 'The Commissioner increased newsagents' commissio...
KITCHEN TEA AT RYE PARK [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
KITCHEN TEA AT RYEPARK A kitchen tea was tendered to Miss Eileen Southwell at the Methodist Sunday School Hall on Saturday night. Eileen's marriage is to take place on Saturday at the Methodist Church, to Mr. Gordon Alcorn, Mr. Aubrey Holgate acted as chairman and eulogistic speech es were made by Mr. and Mrs. Steve Banks on behalf of the Church and Ladies' Church Aid, and Mr. Douglas Pearsall on behalf of the Sunday School. Vocal items and recitations in terspersed with games was the order of the night. A fine array of gifts was pre sented to Eileen by the Chair man on behalf of her many friends. A dainty supper was then par taken of and an enjoyable night was concluded.
HOT SOUP FOR WINTER TIME [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
[?] (These practical hints for the guidance of housewives : have been prepared by the Nutrition Section of the Department of Pub- Health). r AS wve wesuner oecunies iuuid chilly, we feel the need of warmer foods. Soup, provides an excellent means of commenc ing the meal with something hot. A large variety of soups can be made and you should plan your meals carefully to be sure that the best soup for that day's menu is prepared. Do be, care ful not to make your soup al ways taste the same. There is no reason why it should become monotonous if you use a. little forethought in planning. Bouillons and consommes have very good flavours and can be used at the commencement of a meal to stimulate the appetite; but' it is -important to realise bhat they contain little food value. During their prepara tion, the extractives or flavour ings, are taken from the meat into the liquid. This gives the soups their pleasant taste, but the most important nutrients re maia in the meat itself. For this r...
COMING OF AGE PARTY Miss Mena Slattery Honored [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
COMING OF ACE WffiTY Hiss Mena Slattery Honored - On Thursday evening, the 17th inst., the home of Mr., and Mrs. P. J. Slattery, of Market Street, was the scene of much merry-making, the occasion being that of the coming of age of their sec Arid daughter, Mena, About sixty young friends gathered to congratulate Mena on having attained 'the key' and to bestow on her many beauti ful gifts, expressive of the es teem in which she is held by them. Hev. Father Casey occupied the chair and Mr. John Clark son ably proposed the toast to the guest of honor. Mena, with a few well chosen words suitably responded. Mr. W. J. O 'Sullivan spoke in high terms of both Mena and her parents. Mr. Slattery, on behalf of his wife and himself sincerely thanked all those present for having come and hoped each and everyone would thoroughly en jo v the evening. Mr. Pat McGrath proposed a vote of thanks to Fr. Casey on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Slattery and all present. During the evening Mr. Fur ner lawyer emeri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
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Small Landing Ground Sufficient To Meet Boorowa's Needs For Feeder Plane Air Service Ballyryan Property Favoured As Temporary Site [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
Small Landing Ground Sufficient To Meet Boorowa's Needs For feeder Plaiie W Service Ballyryan Property Favoured As Temporary Site AT THE INAUGURATION MEETING- OF THE BOOR OWA AERODROME COMMITTEE HELD?ON TUESDAY NIGHT LAST IT WAS CONSIDERED THAT A SMALL LANDING GROUND TO ACCOMMODATE FEEDER PLANES WOULD BE SUFFICIENT TO MEET BOOR OWA'S AIR SERVICE REQUIREMENTS AT THE PRE SENT TIME. . ' . AFTER A REPORT BY THE SECREJ&RY (MR. PAT O'LEARY), WHO POINTED OUT THAT THREE ALTER NATIVE ROUTES WOULD BE AVAILABLE TO BOOR OWA AIR TRAVELLERS, IT WAS AGREED TO AP PROACH BOOROWA SHIRE COUNCIL TO TAKE THE NECESSARY STEPS TO PROCURE A LANDING GROUND ON MR. RUSSELL CORCORAN'S PROPERTY AT 'BALLY- RYAN,' SUGGESTED SUITABLE FOR THE SERVICE. SECRETARY'S REPORT The secretary, Mr. O'Leary, reported that a considerable amount of preliminary investi gation work had been carried out since the public meeting which appointed the committee. First he, gave a resume of a conference which had been held with M...
EDGAR CORCORAN FUND PROGRESSIVE LIST OF DONATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
EDGAR CORCORAN FUND PROGRESSIVE LIST OF DONATIONS Following is the progress list of donations subscribed towards the Edgar Corcoran Fund: Previously acknow- ? ledged . .... . . 439 70 Boorowa Football Club Dance Effort . . . . 188 14 6 Young Catholic Youth Club Euchre Party 25 18 3 Godfrey's Creek Ten nis ? 11 12 0 D. M. & A. M. Craw Crawford ? 10 10 0 R. Berry ? 10 10 0 J. M. Glover ? 5 10 0 Boorowa Golf Club . 5 5 0 Boorowa Golf Associ ates ? 5 5 0 J. Dwyer (Kangiara) 5 5 0 S. L. Dunn .... . ? 5 00 W. T. Fahey ? 5 0 0 H. Baker ? 5 0 0 J. Murphy ? 5 0 0 Sister M. Berry .... 500 Mr. and Mrs. J. Com orfnrH ? 2 2 0 R. A. Geary ? 2 2 0 Miss S. Petty ? 2 2 0 E. Chandler (Young) . 2 2 0 D. Coble ? 2 0 0 A. Noakes ? 2' '0 0 G. Fuller ? 2 0 0 Cootamundra Football Club ? 2 00 E. ]A. Dowse ? 2 0 0 S. Keefe ? 2 0 0 W. J. Carter ? 2 0 0 B. Shea (Galong) . . 2 0 0 'Bob In' ? 1 4 0 A. Morphett ? 10 0 'Three Kings' .... 100 W. Murray ? 10 0 T. Poole ? 10 0 W. Fogarty ? 10 0 J. Sizar ? 10 ...
POPULAR DISTRICT MAN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF BOOROWA AMATEUR PICNIC RACE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
POPULAR DISTRICT MAN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF BOOROWA AMATEUR PICNIC RACE CLUB AT LAST MEETING OF THE RECENTLY FORMED BOOROWA AMATEUR RACE CLUB, PQPULAR DIS TRICT GRAZIER AND SPORTSMAN, MR. KEITH Mac PHERSON, WAS UNANIMOUSLY ELECTED ITS PRES IDENT. With the very interested and alert committee behind him. Boorowa can look forward to some good racing in the near future. The Club has already affili ated and registered with the Southern District Racing Association, and its opening meeting will take place when a suitable date is al located. Other office-bearers appoint ed to the Club are as follows: Vice-Presidents: Messrs. O. C. Hancock and P. Sheridan. Hon. Treasurer: Mr. M. B. McMahon. ' Hon. Secretary: Mr. C. J Dickson. Assist. Secretary: Mr. H. A. Crawford. Committee: Messrs. W. F. Kelly, J. W. Kelly, H. H. Wat ers, H. M. Boucher, K. J. Dwy er, T. Carter, D. I. L. Kelt, J. G. Brown and Richard Kelly. NEXT MEETING The next meeting of the com mittee will be held on Wednes day night, at 8....
BOOROWA HOSPITAL EXPECTED TO RECEIVE CONTINUOUS ELECTRICITY SUPPLY CONSTRUCTION OF DIRECT LINE SOUGHT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
BOOROWfl HOSPITAL EXteO TO RECEIVE mmmmmmm. CONSTRUCTION OF DIRECT LINE SOUGHT AT THE MONTHLY MEETING OF THE BOOROWA ; DISTRICT HOSPITAL BOARD ON MONDAY NIGHT LAST IT WAS REVEALED THAT EFFORTS TO OBTAIN PERMISSION FOR THE HOSPITAL TO HAVE ELEC TRICITY AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES. HAS MET WITH SYMPATHETIC APPROVAL. The President of the Board £Dir. V. P. Dwyer) and the Secretary (Mr. W. J. O'Sullivan) recently visited Sydney and interviewed the Minister for Health (Hon. M. O'Sulli van) and the Chairman of the Hospitals Commission (Dr. Lilley) for this purpose. The proposal, which is re ceiving the full support of the Minister and Dr. Lilley, is to have a line constructed from a point behind the cut-off on the Binalong road, direct to the Hospital, so that the Hospital may receive a full supply of electricity at all times when the town is blacked-out. FUNDS AVAILABLE The Minister has made the necessary funds available to have the work carried out im mediately. Representation has been made t...
BOWLS NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
BOWLS NEWS A team from the local Club will journey to Can berra on Sunday to play against die Canberra Club. The following rinks have been selected ? No. 1: J. Denning, H. Waters, V. Dwyer, A. Bryce. No. 2: H. Armour, F. Clark, G. Greig, J. Thomas. No. 3: J. Edwards, A. Adams, C. Weeden, R. Geary. No. 4: R. Ollerenshaw, E. Bowler, G. Clements, K. Mac Pherson. Players will travel as fol lows: Waters. Adams, Bryce, Dwyer. ^Clements, Thomas, Clark, Greig. MacPherson, Geary. Weeden, Bowler.
HOSPITAL BALL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
HOSPITAL BAH, At last Monday night's meet ing of the Boorowa Hospital Board the secretary (Mr.1 W. J. O'Sullivan) revealed that ar rangements ' were well in hand for the Hospital Ball to be held on 20th July. The Women's Auxiliary have offered to handle the catering arrangements. The Minister for Health (Hon. M. O'Sullivan) has accepted an in vitation to be present to^ of ficially open the Ball. He will be accompanied by Dr. Lilley (Chairman of the Hospitals' Commission) and Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Cahill.
RYE PARK TENNIS RYE PARK DEFEAT YASS ST. CLEMENT'S CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
RYE PARK TENNIS RYE PARK DEFEAT YASS ST. CLEMENT'S CLUB. A very fine day's tennis was enjoyed at the Welcome Tennis Club courts when a team from St. Clement's courts, Yass. came out on Sunday. TENNIS v Rye Park v. Yass Church of England Club, played at Rye Park on Sunday, May 20. The home players are mentioned first in each instance: MEN'S DOUBLES G. Fuller and K. Gorham v. G. Crossley and K. Wamsley 6/1 6/1; v. K. March and K. Bur den 6/2; v. J. Hickey and F. ? Wilson 6/0; v. D. Crossley and G. Bush 6/5 6/0. B. Styles and A. Perceval v. J\. Hickey and F. Wilson 6/3; v. K. March and K. Burden 6/1; v. G. Crossley and H. Wamsley 6/2 6/2; v. D. Cross ley and G. Bush 6/2 6/4. L. Clark and C Stillwell v. K. March and K. Burden 6/1 6/3; v. G. Crossley and K. Wams ley 6/4; v. J. Hickey and F. Wilson 6/1; v. D. Crossley £111U \J. UUDI1 V/ «J. D. Russell and J. Carmody v. G. Crossley and K. Wamsley 6/5; v. K. March and K. Bur den 4/6 6/1; v. D. Crossley and G. Bush 1/6; v. J. Hickey and F. W...
Upkeep Of Boorowa Hospital High TRADING ACCOUNT FOR MONTH AMOUNTS TO £1017/18/7 [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
Upkeep Of Boorowa Hospital High TRMWG ACCOUNT FOR MOUTH AMOUNTS #H«l7^18/7 It was disclosed at last Monday night's meeting of the Boorowa District Hos pital Board that the normal monthly trading accounts for the institution amount to £1017/18/7. This revealed that the hospital 'costs approximate ly £12,000 per year to main tain adequately. Approval was given for the payment of accounts submitted. HOUSE COMMITTEE'S REPORT The House Committee (Dirs. O. C. Hancock and J. P. Mc Grath) in submitting its report recommended that the following items receive immediate atten tion: ? ? ? That an extra Alladin lamp be purchased for the .Nurses' Home; that a general clean-up of the outer yard and precincts of the hospital be made before the proposed' visit of- the Min ister; the lawns be planted in front of the Nurses' Home, and in the area- ?between the Hos pital and -the old Isolation Ward. REPAIRS TO DRAINAGE yep tic tank .drainage -could not be obtained. This was creak ing a nuisance to adja...
YASS HOTELKEEPER BUYS PLANE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 25 May 1951
YASS HOTELKEEPER BUYS PLANE Mr. Rheub Howes, licensee of the Royal Hotel, Yass, is the first man in that town to pur chase anu- aeroplane. It is a Moth Minor, , and will be used by him for pleasure trips. At present the plane is at Canberra, and Mr. Howes is on the lookout ,.fpr & suitable land ing ground. He served during the war with the B.AJLF.