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"Left There To Do Or Die" SETTLERS PUT ON VIRGIN LAND [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 August 1944
'Left There To Do Or Die' SETTLERS PUT ON VIRGIN LAND Widespread interest was created by the publication in various Cen tral Western papers of recent dis cussions on the important subject of closer settlement. T'~* T~ U.l ? Air. L). r. iVKJL-t-dn V.U01U1.; / » to the August meeting of Lyndhurst Shire Council stating he had read the discussion as published in the Molong Express.' While be was not conversant with the land around Biayney, he had a certain knowledge of same, Mr. McLean said. He would say that the land as quoted (about £10 an acrcj was not too dear if all good quality. He took it that the land would be arable, or practically so, also most'ty cleared, with the balance of timber dead for many years (allowing, of course, for necessary shade and other useful timber) . Mr. McLean's letter continued. — 'Cr. Denton suggested allowing £2,000 to put on necessary improve ments, such as fencing, buildings, etc. Thus the 600 acres would cost £8,000. But it seems to me that the most ...
YOUNG RACE CLUB TO RE-FORM : PATRIOTIC MEETINGS SUGGESTED [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 August 1944
YOUNG RACE CLUB TO RE-FORM : PATRIOTIC MEETINGS SUGGESTED A meeting at Young decided to re form the local race club. Mr. Maur ice Webb (president) explained that the purpose of the meeting was to re-organise the club, and conduct a ? - ? ? rwwirinri pcLLriULlU Ittto those present were prepared to sup port the movement. Mr. Webb said the Young Race Club had been dor. | mant for the past few years, but was clear of debt, and had a small credit bank balance, and invited dis cussion. Several sportsmen spoke enthusiastically that the club should function again. Residents of the Coolamon and Marrar districts, where the Calnan family js well known, were shocked to hear the news of the death of Sister Ellinor ('Nell') Calnan. This Information was received by Mrs. Calnan in a letter from the military authorities, stating: 'Lt. Ellinor Cal nan left Singapore in company with other, nurses of the A.AN.S, on Feb ruary 11 or 12, 1942, on a small ves sel. This vessel was machine gunned, bombed and...
ROLL CALL [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 August 1944
ROLL CALL The Australian Red Cross Society needs new members. Although the pre sent membership — 450,000 — appears large, it is only approximately 6 per cent, of the population, and there is a place in the Red Cross for every man. woman and child. In opening its Roll Call drive for new members the Red Cross points out that membership does not necessarily mean giving regular attendance at Red Cross activities. Practical help can be given merely by I joining as an inactive member. There fore members of other organisations and clubs and workers in other war activi ties may also help the Red Cross with out reducing their efforts in these' activi ties. During Roll Call, enrolment bureaux will be established in every town and suburb in the State. Membership fee is 2/- and the members' badge 1/-. i Miss D„ Matthews (President) or [ Mrs. G. Callinan (Secretary) of Blqyney Branch will be pleased to enrol members, or give any further particulars.
Wedding EDWARDS— THORP [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 August 1944
Wedding EDWARDS — THORP The marriage was celebrated at the Holy Cross Church, Leicester, England, &nbsp; of Ella Frances (Pat) Thorp, daughter of Mrs. E. M. Thorp, and the late Mr. Thorp of Bagenalstown, County Carlow, Eire, and Flight Lieutenant Thomas Gerald (Paddy) Edwards, R.A.A.F., youngest son of Mr. Thomas Edwards and the late Mrs. Edwaxds, of 'Burran- gylong,' Trunkey. Flight-Lieutenant Edwards was a well-known Bathurst boy and an ex- student of the Bathurst High School, where he made numerous friends. &nbsp;
NEVILLE NEWS PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
NEVILLE NEWS PERSONAL Visitors to Mrs. Gooaacre | Mrs. S. Millar and her daughter and V Misses Sue and Lestey Langford J (grand-daughters), of Forbes-. _ ^ * * V Mervyn Lees, of the R.A.A.F., f grandson .of Mrs. Vane, sen., spent the day in Neville, visiting rppuv®, on Saturday. He was accompanied , by his wife. ? * * * -V A very successful dance was held on Saturday night in aid of Younger Set funds. Novelty dances were won , by Miss W. Lassey, Mrs. C. JSJ*63 - and L.A.C. Arthur Devenish. Euchre j prizes were won by Mrs. R. Kame j and Mr. H- Melville. ? ; * * * ? -H ?=? Congratulations are being received by Mr. and Mrs. V. Melville on tig ? birth of a son at Carcoar Di^rict j |j Hospital on Sunday night last. ( ij
Millthorpe Wants Water Council To Fix Pump At Windmill [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
' f Millthorpe Wants Water Council To Fix Pump At Windmill . Like quite a few other ceo- f tres, Mtlltboipe has its waiter * | problems. This town is inclurt- * . ed in the Central Tablelands J water scheme, but that scheme y has not yet oome to fruition, al though a big step forward hats hnm msuta Kv tliA mndlt fotrrnXL. ? tion of the Central Tablelands | County Council. | Millthorpe at the moment has to ' | rely on household tanks, etc., while - I water for various purposes can also- ' i .. 5 1 be obtained from the windmill in tlie; ' 9. ! town. Cr. A. Amos brought up Mill- , | j thorpe's water plight at last meet- . '' I1 ing of Lyndhurst Shire CounciL He g said the windmill pump needed atten- \ tion. In fact, it needed a good over- ?. ||l| haul before the summer arrived. ; t Jifl Cr. Amos said the townspeople had S|g been very patient in regard to. V rflf water, as they had been waiting for the Central Tablelands scheme to ' w materialise. It was winter now, but , ; even so some...
NEW ZEALAND INTEREST IN PEAPICKING CHAMPIONSHIP [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
NEW ZEALAND INTEREST IN PEAPICKING CHAMPIONSHIP It is believedi that pea-pickers' from New Zealand might take part in the Australian championship to be stag ed in the Oberon district early next year. New Zealand farmers have shown keen interest in the two-handed method of the present champion, Miss Thelma Batcheldor, and an invita tion has been sent to her to visit the Dominion. An exhibition of the arts, crafts and customers of the other American republics has been prepared for ele mentary and secondary school use by the United States Office of Educa tion) in cooperation with the Office of Inter-American Affairs. The purpose is to familiarise American children with the Spanish American peoples arid their paintings, sculpture, build ings, costumes and crafts.
THE ONE GREAT CAUSE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
THE ONE GREAT CAUSE ? Everyone who looks beyond and beneath his particular fiekt- everyone who ponders on the primary causes of disease, of vine, of feeblemindedness, everyone who, in other words brings his scienunc imagination as well as his scientific knowledge to bear upon this problem, is finally for ced into the conviction that un derneath all obvious and immedi ate causes there lies one great general and determining social j canse — Poverty. — Professor j William Crawford Gorgas. I
Vitamins Grow Wild [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
Vitamins Grow Wild Various agricultural experi ment stations in the United States have done valuable war time work in testing local wild plants with a view to their use when other sources of important vitamins are lacking. Examples 1 are cited in the 1944 rpn-vt4 Am i the U. S. Agricultural Experi ment Stations. The North Dakota station tested buffalo-berry, a native fruit and one of the most popular of the fruitbear ing shrubs recommended for erosion control. The buffalo-berry proved ex ceptionally rich in ascorbic acid (vita min C), even richer than the citrus fruits which are among the best fruit sources of this vitamin This means that a generous serving of the berries Would furnish about twice the standard daily allowance of vitamin C recommended by the U.S. National Research Council. Samples of jam made from the ripe buffalo-berries contained 80 to 90 milligrams of vitamin C in 100 grams. With so high a vitamin con tent. even the small quantities of jam that are spread on bread...
CARCOAR POLICE STATION Letter From Premier [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
CARCOAR POLICE STATION Letter From Premier In a letter to Mir. R E. O'Hal. loran, ML. A., the' Premier, the Hon. W- J. McKedl, states: 'I refer to your personal repre sentations on behalf of Mr. T. Byrnes, of Carcoar, respecting police protection there and wish to point out that the matter was brought to the notice of the Commissioner of Police for review of the existing ar rangements. 'You will recall that I wrote to you on 30th July, 1943, in which I stated that police strength was be ing depleted continually by retire ments, etc.. and that recruitment had been suspended. Since that time the strength position has deteri orated very substantially until now there are many hundreds less police available than there were before the war, when the duties to be perform ed were on a lower plane. As a mat ter of fact, the police authorities are in a very difficult position because of the shortage of ,men, a position which will worsen just so long as the war continues. When conditions in the...
Blayney Railway Institute Finances [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
Blayney Railway Institute Finances Mr. A. B. Tregea (Sydney) depu tised for the Director of Institutes (Mr. R. Funnell) at the annual meet ing of the Blayney branch of the R. and T. Institute. Mr. Tregea gave an interesting resume of the activities of Railway Institutes in New South Wales and the great help 'they were to the vari. ous phases of railway work. The financial statement, covering the working of Blayney Institute was read and adopted. The statement submitted was as follows: — Income. — Subsciptions £177/8/9, billiards £98/6/6, class fees £2/17/6, text books £1/16/6, miscellaneous 6/3, excess expenditure £24/15/3. To tal £305/10/9. Expenditure. — Teachers' fees £11/5/, salaries and wages £220/2/10, library books and book binding £36/9/, newspapers and j magazines 5/4 billiards £5/16/8. stores and stationery £2/3/1, lignt and water £20, cartage £3/7/6, two tons coal £2, sanitary services £4/1/4. Total £305/10/9. I
WOULD IT SUIT THE BLAYNEY DISTRICT? Area School Along Tasmanian Lines [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
WOULD IT SUIT THE BLAYNEY DISTRICT? Area School Along Tasmanian Lines i, i^ ^er sma^ schools should be closed and the children conveyed by bus to a central school, in or near a town like Blayney, has been discussed from time to time m local quarters. . The discussion links up with an interesting documentary film entitled 'The Tasmanian Area School De velopment,' which, by courtesy of the Australian Council of Education Research (Melbourne, was shown at the recent State conference of the Agricultural Bureau of N.S.W at Hawkesbury College. Richmond. Mr. R. G. Staines (Sydney Teach ers' College) in a commentary dur ing- the film made the following points: — The schools which you are about to see represent one of the most in teresting educational experiments ever carried out in Australia. The general idea of the Area School plan is to select a district in which there are perhaps twenty one-teacher schools. These schools are abandoned and the pupils are then brought in by motor bus to a ...
BIG "NO" VOTE AT BLAYNEY Referendum Voting [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
BIG 'NO' VOTE AT BLAYNEY Referendum Voting iBIayney, Carcoar, Millthorpe j and district voted solidly in the ; negative at Saturday's referen dum. j This was1 in keeping with rural vot- i ing practically throughout the Com monwealth. Referendum day was a very quiet one at each polling- centre, and no great enthusiasm was displayed by supporters on either side. i BLAYNEY SUBDIVISION FIGURES Figures for Blayney sub-division were: NO ? : ? 851 YES ? 420 Informal: 17 MANY SUBDIVISIONS REPRESENTED A total of 189 absent votes were recorded at Blayney. An interesting feature in regard to the number is that no fewer than 26 out of the 28 subdivisions were represented. The American Palestine Institute, a non-political non-profit organisa tion, is sponsoring a survey of Pales tine to determine its economic poten tialities and its capacities- to absorb new settlers.
Mandurama Personals [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
Manduraana Personals The many friends of Mr. Alf. Coates, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Coates, will be pleased to hear that he has returned from the Carcoar Hospital, where he has been an inmate for some days. * * * miss jyiarie vjoneii, ui vvuuu stock, who has been spending a few days with Mrs. E. Perry, returned home on Monday last * * * Mrs. Uunice Piggott and her daughter Ronda, accompanied by her sister, Mrs. Joyce Peters, are visit iner Rvdal where Mrs Piccott and daughter will spend a holiday with relatives and friends. ♦ * * Mrs. Joyce Peters returned home on Monday last after staying at Rydal for a day or two. ♦ * * Sergt. Paddy Prosper, son of Mr. and Mrs- J. M. Prosper, has arrived home on leave. He has beien ? at a oatue station 'somewnere in Aus tralia,' and his many friends are pleased to see him home again. * * * Mr. E. Green, of Milfrost Creek. Garland, after accompanying his wife and child to Sydney last week, re turned home on Monday last. Mrs. Green and daughter will st...
Postponed To Next Meeting [?] Discussion On Closer Settlement [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
tostponed To [ext Meeting I iV-sciissuia On Closer Settlement I Lyndhurst Shire Council's de LJtc on closer settlement which was listed for the August meeting, has been postponed until September. q. c. I. Cook, one of the prime was unable to attend last meet as he was absent in Sydney on fdka'l advice. Mr. A. U. Hill, who ,t to be invited to the meeting to ;vc his views, was informed of Cr.. 'o0|i's absence, and he now will attend 1C September meeting. The subject has been discussed from mc to time, as it is very topical, but me to a head when the Minister for jnds (Mr. Tully)., in July wrote re icsting Council to consider the ap lintment of a committee to actually inie suitable' estates that could be cut , for settlement, a'iso to provide other levant information. Cr. Burns said a well-balanced immittee of all interests was desir ile if Council decided to fall in with (e Minister's request. A big com ittee was not required. President J. A. Innes said anv citi n or councillor could ...
Saturday Half-Holiday Shire Council Opposed [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
Saturday Half-Holiday j Shire Council Opposed Talbragar Sliire Council (Dubbo) is opposed to the Satur day half -holiday proposal. So is Dubbo F. and S. branch, which wrote to last meeting of the Council seeking its assistance in col lecting evidence against the proposal, in connection with which evidence y would be taken before Mr. Justice ? Webb. Cr- J. Roberts was of the opinion ? that it would be better to leave the Wednesday half-holiday, which was convenient. Cr. T. J. Kearin said it was most essential that they should not have a Saturday half -holiday, otherwise they would have to. do shopping by mailorder. They would have tbtake the full Saturday off, tod thfe. manpower available they coiild ' not^ rsgi do their work in the tountry in. V days. At his endj&f the tKfey://' would be too far Wva.y to 9o their snoppmg in uie mommg. . ' 1 Cr- Roberts moved Ahat : the e Pre^i- - ij' ? 1 dent represent the shire at the in- ' - flr quiry and collect all they evidence ? ; I th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 23 August 1944
WHERE TO BUY THE 'CHRONICLE' 'THE CHRONICLE' is cri sale a' 'be following Newsagents: MRS. HEALY, Blayney. W. CLARK. Carcoai. * C. J- LEABEAXER, Lyndhurst. MRS. ROSSER, Blayney. J. C. AMOS, Millthorpe. C. H. BUCKLEY, Mandurama MAY 8 DEVENISH, Neville. W. H. HILL, Woodstock. V. P. COLLINS, Newbridge. ? . - r,: h:e your order, as% trictions necessitate a VT i.!M! r ON THE NUMBER ?: i'KAs i-RINTED.