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Lyndhurst Personals [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
Hyndhurst ^Personals I* * * i C. Wells is at present spend Iveek's holiday in Sydney. t spending a holiday at Bath visiting friends and relatives, lies B. McGrath and F. Mug f are due to arrive home to ^erinpc'iay). i K * * i -Neil A. WAS, spent n I.-'.-' &t Lyndhurst with her «, 2vi'. Mrs. F. Neil. i!: -i 'i eave is Pte. J. Tosh ho ? ting relatives. Joe, »»? ^ 4-1a — . ! ?' ? u i Liit; iviiuuic | in Northern Aus * * * ^Ha. Peirie is holidaying in the j * * * ^^Her Bobby Wilson is a patient ^^Enoar District Hospital. Bobby misfortune to fall on a stick ^Wa large wound, necessitating * * * Tiddy has resumed duty absence of several weeks in iJK * * * 'JSh&T' Hirst, accompanied by his wrnHHral small son, Alan, spent the wroMftnn at Lyndhurst as the guests ofjgjjEBBI Howard . Mrs. Hirst, senr. wf|ji§|B» accompanied her son, wili spe|f|§||j|||short holiday at Lyndhurst. I
NEVILLE PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
NEVILLE PERSONALS Sir. and Mrs. Bob Speers and dau ghters, Margaret and Shirley, have arrived home after spending a fort night at Katoomba. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Mac Speergi and son David are holidaying in Sydney with Ir. and Mrs. Alax Speers, of Vau cluse. * * * ! A bushfire broke out 'down the ! hills' on Saturday last, and spread j to Mr. Eric Vane's property. Fortu .ately no serious damage occurred.
RETRENCHMENT OF SOLDIER MUNITION WORKERS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
RETRENCHMENT OF SOLDIER MUNITION WORKERS T^HE Cowra sub-branch of the Re turned Soldiers' League decided to co-operate with the Lithgow sub branch in calling a mid-Western Con- i ference to discuss the Common- I wealth policy of retrenchment of re turned soldiers in munition factories | (states the Cowra 'Guardian'). The [League received a letter from the I ! Lithgow branch asking that they I co-operate, adding that it had not been decided where the conference was to be held. I
OBITUARY MRS. MARY COWHAN [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
OBITUARY MRS. MARY COWHAN The death of Mrs. Mary Cowhan at the age of 71 years, took place at Orange Base Hospital on Wednes- day, February 2. The late Mrs. Cowhan was the mother of Mrs. Davis, wife of Con- table Davis, of Millthorpe. Her late home was at Jerilderie, and prior to coming to Millthorpe on a visit to her daughter, had not en- oyed the best of health. She is survived by eight sons and our daughters. The remains were interred in the Catholic portion of the Orange ceme- ery. &nbsp; &nbsp;
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 February 1944
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK Mr S. E. Vidler, of Blayney, has re- ceived confirmation of the death &nbsp; abroad of his son, P.O. Alf Vidler, who was reported misssing on August 31, 1943. P.O. Vidler lost his life while on an operational flight over &nbsp; Germany. The sympathy of the Blay- ney district community is extended to &nbsp; &nbsp; the Vidler faintly in their great loss. Particulars concerning the flight dur- ing which P.O. Vidler met his death will be given in the 'West Macquarie' on Friday. at ± * Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Callinan and Miss Lola Caliinan returned home on Friday last from a holiday spent at Forster, North Coast. They report . having had a very enjoyable time. * * * The death occurred at Orange hos- pital recently of Mr. William Rey- nolds, a well-known identity of Forest Reefs. He was 81. The late Mr. Rey- &nbsp; nolds was a farmer and grazier. He married Miss Agnes Fardy, of Greg- hamstown, who survives him; also three sons, Tom (For...
ANOTHER BLAYNEY FIRE NEAR RAILWAY YARD [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
ANOTHER BLAYNEY I FIRE NEAR RAILWAY YARD The tindery condition of the district grassland was again in : dicated on Monday morning when a fire broke out in Mr. R H. Clark's horse paddock, just to the east of Blayney township. The paddock is hemmed jn by the Railway line, recreation ground and Beliibula River. Fortunately, the wind was blowing towards the River, and this greatly assisted the 40 fire-fighters who at. tended in resDonse tn th-* Riavnov fire-bell. Members of both the Blay ney Bush Fire Brigade and Town Fire Brigade were soon at work, and no difficulty was experienced in controlling the outbreak. 'The fire engine proved of invaluable assist ance in putting out burning fencing posts, logs and flood debris, which was well alight. ( Fires apparently have no respect of persons— Mr. Roy Clark, whose pau. dock was afire, is captain of Blay ney Bush Fire Brigade. But we don't know that Mr. Clark fought any i harder in controlling this outbreak than he does at any other time. ? i...
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
BLAYNEY TOWN TA1 1 During the afternoon tea adjourn ment at Temora bowling club recent ly opportunity was taken to fare well Mr G. H. Bruce, who left last week to take up duties at Bathurst as Inspector of Schools. Club presi dent, Mr. W. L. Donaldson conveyed thA hpst wishes of fellow members to 1 Mr. Bruce and presented him with a j wallet Mr. Donaldson referred to his 'fine sporting qualities, Mr. Bruce suitably responded. * * * Mrs. Minnie Ridley passed away at Orange Base Hospital at the age of 69 years. She lived at Trunkey for many years, and came to Orange several weeks ago. Her husband pre deceased her by about three years. She leaves four in the family, also two brothers, John (Trunkey) and Edward (Penrith). The funeral left A. McGrath's funeral parlors for the Presbyterian portion of Trunkey cemetery. ♦ * * Mr. Stan Mallick, who has been away in Sydney for a week on a buying trip, returned to Blayney en Sunday night, and was accompanied by his Wife and baby daughter De-Wh...
WANTS A PEN FRIEND [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
WANTS A PEN FRIEND I The 'Orange Leader' publishes a letter (unsigned) from a woman who states that she lives in Blayney The letter-writer is 'tryiag to 'rind a pen friend,' as she says she is a 'lonely woman.' rne xaay is quite definite es to what she wants. She says: 'I want a man about 59 or 58, so long as he is a gentleman.'1 The 'Leader' comments that here is a chance for some of the unattx^h ed gentlemen about town.
CARCOAR TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
CARCOAR TOWN TALK Mr. and Mrs. C. Heavener. and son Philip have returned home after spending holidays in the City. Also accompanying the Heavener family were Miss Pat Davis and Miss Ann Scott. * * * Mrs. Clarke, of Peak Hill, and Miss Southwell, old residents of Carcoar. visited the town during the week. * ♦ » Miss H. Stammers left last Friday to spend her annual holidays in the City. * * * On the sick list at present is Mr. W. Furner, of Naylor Street. * * * Mrs. W. T. Clark journeyed to Wollongong to spend a short noli day with her daughter. Mis N Langlands. * * * Mr. R. C. Hopkins, of Errowan bang. who has not been enjoying the best of health for some time, is at present in hospital in Sydney.
BLAYNEY CLING CLUB Champions To Race on Sunday? [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
MLAYNEY ?JLING CLUB TOfflphampions To Race ?)n Sunday? ^Ky Cycling Club will hold j ^^H™ (opening for the season | ^Hny next (February 20). ^^?P expects to have some of ^^H^: champions present, also ^^?pi Bathurst and Orange. HHpyney Club has a member ^?Hiproximately 20 riders, and ^Hpjjpenmg day these riders, ?wfewith the visitors, promise ?^0^9 public a feast of cycling. iTOiteinittee has arranged to m§mt three races on the 20th. HUzame is as follows: ||f||i$ road race, for open order, |figP-y Mallick's Drapery Store. BBp;' second 15/; third, 10/. IHnice, for members only, over ?Kfof five miles, for a trophy ^B§: at Jackson's hairdressing ^H| mile handicap. Trophy, ^?pted by Aub. Clark. ^Hge all local riders to be on ^?i and keep in condition for
TER SCHEME. CATIONS TO BE CALLED Consulting Engineer [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
HtER SCHEME. HKications to be Ml -CALLED ^Consulting Engineer ^^Bicatlons are to be called He position of Consulting ^Bber to the Central Table ^Boounty Council. ^^Bountv Council has been form ^Hbntrol the proposed Central ^Kds Water Scheme, and its in ^K meeting was held at Cano Bon Wednesday last. ^Bs decided that payment be ^B the Consulting Engineer on ^?the supervision of works ac ^eonstructed. Hbotion to call applications for ^?tion was carried after being ^fcs an amendment to a motion Messrs. Haskins and Davey be ? COUNTY CLERK. Ks resolved to make formal ap ?b to Lyndhurst Shire Clerk ?permission to allow Mr. Cal ?Lyndhurst Shire Clerk) to act Hity Clerk. KlAYNEY RATE OF 6d. ?r ore, for Blayney, Canowin K .ioni'ell were fixed, as fol Rey. r ?' in the £ on the unim proved capital value of all rateable land within the town being within the prescribed distance from the water main, subject to a minimum rate of £2 being made on all occu pied allotments and a minimum rate of 10/ o...
CR. J. INNES, PRESIDENT OF C.T. COUNTY COUNCIL Mr. G. Callinan, Clerk [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
CR. J. INNES, PRESIDENT OF C.T. COUNTY COUNCIL Mr. G. Callinan, Clerk I Cr J A. Innes i President of Lynd hur-=t Shire Council) has been ap pointed chairman of the recently cZ ftuted Central Tablelands County Council. Mr. G. A. Callinan fT.vndhurst shire clerk) - acting ! County Clerk, and the centra! office iof the County Council will be the iLvndhurst Shire Chambers. Blayney I-The County Council has be*-:i created I to control the proposed £50U.'JOO Cen tral Tablelands water scheme, and the first meeting was held at Canow indra The Chairman's allowance for the year 1944 was fixed i-.i tr-0 per annum. The motion was cai t.ocJ. after being submitted as an amendment to the original motion moved fcy Crs. Medcalf and Berry that the allow ance be fixed at £20.
SIGNALLERS IN NORTH [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
SIGNALLERS IN NORTH Army Signallers communicating with their headquarters from an advanced post in the Finnisterre Ranges, in New Guinea. Extremely heavy fighting occurred in the Shaggy Ridge area where the Japanese were strongly entrenched in what appeared to be unassailable positions;. The Signallers performed a wonderful job in maintaining communi cations between the units in difficult country. — Department of Infor mation Photo.
ENTERTAINED BY 70 FRIENDS Popular Greghamstown Girl To Marry [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
ENTERTAINED BY 70 FRIENDS Popular Greghamstown Girl To Marry Miss Sylvia Stonestreet, who is highly thought «f in the Greg hamstown-Blayney district, was entertained by friends at the home of her parents,, Mr. and W. Stonestreet, of Greghams town on Fiiday night last. Miss Stonestreet will be married on Saturday next, at Christ Church. Blayney, to Mr. Tom Oats, also of Greghamstown. Members of the Tennis Club, Red Cross Auxiliary and other friends, numbering nearly 70. crowded the Stonestreet home for the evening, which was a most enjoyable one. Community singing proved particu larly popular. A presentation on behalf of friends was made to the guest by Archdea con Wight, who referred to the high personal esteem in which Miss Stonestreet is held and the ever ready manner in which she has help ed the community in various ways. Mr. Neville Ewin spoke of the piest's 'wonderful helpfulness' to the district, including the duty of or ganist at the church. 'She has never failed us,' said Mr...
1/6 LEVY ON RABBIT SKINS ABOLISH IT," SAY P.P. BOARDS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
1/6 LEVY ON RABBIT SKINS 'ABOLISH IT,' SAY P.P. BOARDS Both the Careoar and Goul burn P.P. Boards are of the opin ion that the 1/6 levy on rabbit skins should be abolished Dir. J. D. M. Hall was of the opin. inn that one of the reasons was to keep the price of skins down to help the manufacture of army hats. Commented the Chairman, uir. R. J. Fagan: 'This is another case where we are feeding an industry that is making terrific profits. I con sider that the levy is a most unne cessary thing. I would say abolish it in the summer, but in the winter, when they are getting such big pri ces, they ought to pay something.' ' The foregoing discussion at last meeting: of the Carcoar P.P. Board was brought about when the follow ing- letter was received from the CJoulburn P.P. Board: — 'At the last meeting of this Board, held on 5th instant, the directors considered that the levy of 1/6 per lb. on rabbit skins should be abol ished. 'It is felt that the imposition of this levy has a detrimental ...
NOW OPERATING Bathurst Clothing Factory [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
NOW OPERATING Bathurst Clothing Factory Tiie new clothing factory start ed operation in Sanderson's building, Bathurst, on Thursday. The complete staff has not yet been engaged, but additional employees are to commence work there this week and it should not be long be fore the factory is in full swing. Like similar establishments late ly formed in other country centres, it has been launched under the Fede ral Government's scheme for the de centralisation of industry. Govern ment authorities consider that it is up to country people in the various centres concerned to give sufficient j support to such factories to ensure that they are able to expand and continue operations in the post-war * period.
COUNCILLOR'S WARNING ON CARELESS USE OF GAS PRODUCERS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 16 February 1944
COUNCILLOR'S WARNING j ON CARELESS | USE OF GAS PRODUCERS AT Abercrombie Shire Council meet ing on Saturday, Councillor May nard drew attention to the fact that some owners of cars fitted with gas units made a practice of driving on country roads with the trap door of the gas unit opening, thereby creat ing a danger of bushfires. He would like a warning to be given, so that the practice should cease. Council agreed to issue the necessary warn ing, pointing out that this offence carried a heavy penalty.