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MECHANISED FARMING GOES AHEAD IN U.K. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
MECHANISED FARMING GOES I AHEAD |N U.K. | ? —a. ? — . The , stimulus given to 'mechanised [1 farming in the United Kingdom by the ?§ war shows no sign of slackening now '$ that peace Is back again. An 'automatic . baler,'^ : which takes 1 four tons of hay hourly, has been de- i veloped by a British -firm. Tlie mi- w chine can be operated -by » one ma:i. It comprises pick-up rotor, elevator |§ feeder, swinging ram, tying mechan Ism, and baling chamber, all arranged jji in straight formation within a l.iit. wheelbase. The overall width is 6ft. This one-man baler has a 15 h.p. $ engine. Tlie four main wheels ami elevator castors are pneumatic-tyred. J and. a bale recorder is included. Tin- 'j machine is now going through a fin;:i ' 200-acre trial before going .into pro duction. A . correspondent of th-- journal, 'Farmer, and Stockbreeder.' who was present at the .trial, said thai the baler put up a splendid perfoi mance, accomplishing seven , acres in 2'i . hours, and turning out. 284 ...
SIX MONTHS GAOL FOR ALBURY THEFT [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
SIX MONTHS' GAOL FOR ALBURY TIIEFT Edward Cecil Hilton, alias Clyde Hall, alias Horace Duff, an actor, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment in the Albury Court on Tuesday wii^n lie pleaded guilty to a charge of steal ing a suitcase, and items of clothing belonging to Roland Rnv i .nu-f, alleged that on the previous day he had booked into a hotel, and some time later another resident of the hotel reported that a suitcase was missing from his room. Defendant was located in a boarding bouse, where he denied any knowledge of th.. ? Detective J. E. J. Neville found the suitcase at another hotel, and ihe de fendant, he said, then admitted the theft,
CRUMBS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
CRUMBS Coolnmundra had 22 points of ''in for the, 24 hours up to 9 a.m. today. Contact Kay Leonard for all classc of floral work. Rins 302. Mr. R. S. Skamp. of 41A Coopei street, is the town and district agent for Watklns High Quality Products. Messrs. Puller Bros. 101 uu ^ a. of stock, station and veal estate busl- , ness. Phone 100. ] Have your photo, taken at the Col umbia Studios, day or night, tmtil^ August 3. Miss H. Goodchild. chiropodist, an-] ncunccs that she will be at the Albion Hotel from August li to «- _ | Mr. W. McCleary. of Five Ways Gar age. will ensure careful greasing and nillnn nf vnnr cal\ PllOIlC 1G0. The Salon. 1G0 Parker street, can supply wool frocks and cardigans. All sizes and rolor.s. No coupons. Mr. Sid Chambers, of the Modern Garage, announces that he lias installed an English Duma Boring Bar. Douglas and Luff, of the Cootamun dra Steam Laundry, advise that they will pick up' and deliver laundry and dry cleaning. Cootamundra registered rain on 19 days d...
STOCK AT HOMEBUSH [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
STOCK AT HOMEBUSH Sheep were Hilly 1/ cheaper, but lambs made late figures at Homebush on Monday. Supplies were 37.733. The cattle market was unaltered. 2250 be ing offered. Wlnchcombe Carson's sales included ii. Brown, florden, 70 wethers to 37 2. avg. 3404, 15 crossbred wethers 37 1: s i nrii„-.- r-n,-,.hni- 30 iambs and lionets 33, TU, 72 shorn ewes to 15 8. avg, ia i; Estate S. Rid ley. Burcher. l LW|- i'lo, l-i/, ii vealers 1(1 1U 8 ? 'WJ. a, 7 1; M. H. Ridley, liurchiT, 2 venleis £7 1', I
THEY CALL IT THE "PRAYING MANTIS" [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
THEY CALL IT THE 'PRAYING MANTIS' The model or the first aircraft, specially designed for agricultural work, has been demonstrated in the U.K. The machine , isi called ihe 'Spraying Mantis,' and, it is state:!, will solve many of the world's post problems. , , . It is a . giant helicopter .which can. lift three to four tons by means of tlirea rotors, and will cover 400 to- 500 acres daily. Across its 90ft. span it has 100 nozzles capable of spraying fifty- gallons to the acre. Previous attempts at spraying by ordinary aircraft have proved unsuc-. ce-'.sful, because the slipstream from these machines is such that the spray seldom lands in the field over which the aircraft is flying. The helieop^r, with its three rotors, remains aloft by screwing downwards the air beneath it- It can thus be closely controlled and flown at 5 m.p.h., a suitable speed for spraying. It has no wheels to damage dense 1 ? Sll(m as sugar beet seed or cot I ton, and it will operate regardless of ? swtird or we...
POLICE COURT (Yesterday) Before Mr. E. Sinythe, J.P.). Cars! [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
POLICE COURT (Yesterday) Before Mr. E. Smythe, J.P.). '? Cars! Alan Luke Ladrick (19) and Gordon Cedric Clinton MeLelland. (19) were charged with taking a motor vehicle at Harden, on Ju.'y 27, and using it with out the consent of the owner, Norman Lanham. j They were similarly charged in con nection with a car. tlie property of Andrew Patterson, of Demondrille. They were remanded till August G. Ladrick did not apply for bail. Me Lelland was granted bail, self in the sum of £50, with one surety of £50, or two or £25 each.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
PERSONAL | Mr. Jack Green was taken to the Sacred Heart Hospital on Monday with an attack ot influenza. | Mrs. J. S. Aylett. who has been spending a short holiday with her sLs- J ter. Mrs. C. Vespcrman, of 71 Parker street, leaves for her home town. Coola mon. today. i Mrs. Lance Penny is holidaying in Sydney. , 1 Geoffrey, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G j Gill, of congcu street, was discharged from th-2 Sacred Heart Hospital today I after an appendix operation.
RAINFALL 183 Points for July [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
RAINFALL 183 Points for July Twenty-two points of. rain this morning brought the total, for the month of July to 183. This made 1248 points for the. seven months of the, year. Any rain registered today is counted as August rain for the purpose of records. The full details of July rains are: ' 1st .. .. ? ? 70 2nd ? ? ? 4 j ' 3rd ? 9 = . 4th ? ? 4 13tli ? - 3 15th ? 4 16th ? -S 17th ? 4 18th ? ? 4 i 19th ? 3 20th ? 1 22nd .. ? ? 11 23rd ? 4 24th ? ? 11 25th ? ? ? 3 28th ? 10 27th ? ' ? 2 30th ? ? 2 31st ? 22 Total points ? 183 The monthly falls have been: I January ? 257 February ? 319 March ? 273 April ? 53 May ? 79 June ? 80 July ? ? ? 183 Total points ? 1248
OVERSEAS CIVILIAN RELIEF [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
OVERSEAS CIVILIAN RELIEF I As a result of discussions between a| delegation from N.E.I, of the Nether lands Red Cross, and the National headquarters, the N.E.I. Government Is prepared to allow a I ree distribution of goods which they purchased in Aus tralia. but would not agree that an Australian Red Cress Relief team should be sent with the goods, al though they are willing for the good:; ] to be inspected by the Australian Gov ernment representative in Batavia or other persons nominated. The distri bution would be firstly to Internees (approximately 37.000 1. secondly to dis placed personnel i which amount to a large number due to the impressing I of labour by the Japanese), and third | ly. generally to a needy population.
SECRETARY'S LETTER CAUSES UPSET Trotting Association Meeting at Goulburn MR. A. V. MAHON, OF COOTAMUNDRA, ADDRESSES GATHERING [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
SECRETARY'S LETTER CAUSES UPSET Trotting Association Meeting at Goulburn MR. A. V. MAIION, OF COOTA MUNDRA, ADDRESSES GATHERING A letter Irom the Southern District Trotting Club secretary. Mr. Gordon Millsoin. Intimating that his club was 'better off as an individual body.' aroused the ire of delegates present at a meeting of the Southern District Trottii:^ Association, held in Goulburn on Saturday night. It was claimed that Mr. Millsom had acted without the knowledge of the executive committee of his club. Mr. J. F. Spackman said that one promin ent ofllcial of the S.D.T.C. had stated that the matter had not been dis cussed at any meeting of the club at which he had been in attendance, end he did not know of any meeting be ing held in li Ls absence from Goulburn. It was .suggested that the letter did not convey the true opinion of the S.D.T.C and. oil the motion of Mr. T. N. Powell i Goulburn ). seconded by I Mr. D. Cnrgyle 'Canberra), it wns dc ! elded to invite tlie president of ...
CORRIEDALE RAM BRINGS 1000 GUINEAS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
G'ORRIEDALE RAM BRINGS 1000 GUINEAS An .\ustraliaii corricdalc ram has just i :n sold for 1000 gns. This is easily r. record for Corricdalcs in Aus tralia and New Zealand. The rani is the two-year-old Win ston Churchill (by Record Breaker, imp.). It was owned by one of Australia's foremost Corrietlale breeders, Mr. Guthrie, a former Senator. The buyer was Mr. Arthur Gubbins. who bought for his Coolana Stud, in Chatswood. Victoria. The sale was made at the Australian Sheepbreeders' Show in Melbourne.
MOOREFIELD SATURDAY'S FIELDS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
MOOREFIELD SATURDAY'S FIELDS SYDNEY, Wednesday: The follow ing ncccptors were declared today for the Moorefleld meeting on Saturday: .IANNALI THREE- YLAR-OLI) MAIDEN. — 0 Furlongs First Division Al 12.45 p.m. Regal Light i4) ? 8 12 Monogram (13) .. .. .. 8 Maganda (2) ? 8 10 Congo to ? 8 10 Paris ? ? 810 Perfect Move (5) ? 8 10 Stotfield (9) ? «-8 Wise Ruler (17) ? 8 8 Wake Island - 10) ? 87 Pasteur (1) ? 8 7 Milltaire (19) ? 8 7 Duotetra 1 15) ? 8 7 Karitane (12) ? 8 Lord Rex (10) ? 8 5 Marnrak (22) ? 8 Sir Valais (7) ? 8 4 Silver Elk (6) ? 8 3 Allworth (3) ? 8 2 Expediter (21) ? 8 2 Impostor (14) ? 8 1 Eromanga (11) ? 8 0 ? Ray o' Lite (18) ? 8 0 JAN.VALI THREE- YEAK-OI.D MAIDEN.— G Furlongs t Ser.ond Division Atil.20 p.m. Grand City ill) ? 8 11 Affable 1 10) ? 8 11 Permanent i4) ? 8 10 Jest (7i ? 8 10 Murmur ill ? 8 10 Bunak 1 15) ? 8 10 Conviviality (17) ? 8.8 Joan Dale (13) ? 8 7 Beau's Pride il4- ? 8 7 Vagitus (8) ? 8 7 Timoaiia i3- ? 8 7 Catch On il2- ? 8 7 Ethel Clare (19) ?...
APPLY FOR SHAKES IN A GREAT CAUSE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
APPLY' FOR SHARES. IN A GREAT .cause' The best investment of all is to take preference shares in the great cause which sponsors the health and wel fare of our youth. No one can deny that youth is our greatest asset, and must be guarded in its adolescence against the menace of such a dread disease as T.B., and furthermore, the development of the character of our youth is greatly assisted by the en vironment. educational, recreational and cultural facilities provided by the many clubs set up by the Police Citi zens' Federation of Boys' Clubs. The name of the undertaking which requests, your investment is 'The Youth Campaign.' The objective of -this great combine is twofold. Firstly, .the strengthening of the financial status of- the Associa tion to enable the construction of the most up-to-date 20-bed clinic in this Commonwealth, in the Metropolis, and the provision of mobile diagnostic units for work throughout the country dis tricts. Tlie accomplishment of this pro gramme will be a ...
COOTAMUNDRA RAINFALL, 1898—1946 [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
COOTAMUNDRA RAINFALL, 1898—1946 Tho following Is the rainfull tor Coninmundra from 1898:— Ynar Jan. Fob. Mar. Apr. May Jue. ,ily. Aug. Spl. Oct Nov. Iajc. Tg'W 8(- 188 Si! 31 Hii 175 17f 13 21)8 54 87 16C7 1891) SI) 141 tit) 23!) bti 3!iil iuo .250 9 183 241 22 1807 . l'JUO 171 3tt 28!) 364 315 31)6 233 16 186 176 2614 1U01 180 U 31)2 288 114 220 iss 277.171 440 I0S 21 2806 IS02 62 30 25K 18 18 154 111) 58 127 156 61 366.1418 11)03 118 4 321 407 171 20(5 if.'ij 47 yj- 53 163 2484 1904 3U4 202 3 ill - 217 15.1 377. 97 49 310 128 169 2089 11)05 108 43 27 42!) 1B7 44, 1 . 333 . g3 U6 315 j 9„ 218g '1! ™ 32 5!Z 248 311 323 516 -80 209 224 3259 '5 m ,!S 3UJ 14 S' 1BS 122 m aul 312 1396 lonq 1 ,'?! tX 1,0 IU° 367 164 1G6 384 97 85 78 1832 !!! f m 431 103 3SG 1,3 11:- 24 68 : 2464 i-il1 u-'r ;?!! 2X0 77 H;l 3H6 276 113 214 ,49 228 28Stt 1E12 t f ' 44S 2Si 228 48 376 1F iSb 224 2917 1 i'ii i: J, V m 483 329 204 126 ., 249. ^24 . 2183 . 1914 212 1- ?-'?« ,V 2°8 181 73 120 ll,i 198 ? 44 206 ?...
A BOOMERANG [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
A BOOMERANG During a case in which the parents of i a boy aged 13 were charged by the Education Department with having j failed to send him to school, the magis- i trate said the bo.\ employer was also liable to a ir-t employing the boy. The boy's ; s er— pr esenting her par ents — liiiinuuuitcly lmorined the magis trate that the prosecution would be in trouble, as the boy was worki.ig as a messenger — at the Education Depart ment.
AUSTRALIAN PETROL COMPANY ACQUIRES FIRST POST-WAR OIL TANKER Hopes of Unlimited Fuel for Australian Motorists [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
AUSTRALIAN PETItOI. (OJII'ANV ACqUIRES FIRST POST-WAU OIL TANKER Hopes of t'liliniiti'd Fuel for Australian .Motorists In acquiring tlie 14.300-ton British tanker. 'St. Anglen.' last week, the Australian Motorists Petrol Co. Ltd. anil its subsidiary. Alba Petroleum Co. of Australia Pty. Ltd.. . will be the first fuel companies to operate a vessel un der Australian control since the ter mination of hostilities. Tlie managing director (Mr. W. G. Watklevi wiio. with Sir George Wales, a ciiiector of the company, is in Eng land. adiistd the acting managing di rector i Mr. W. A. O'Callaghan) last week that negotiations had been final ised for the ship to trade between Aus tralia ar.d the British oil possessions in £ ii j Persian Gulf. He a.so intimated he was conferring with English shipping authorities to ac quire ;t similar vessel to assist the 'St. At'.Jen.' As the ship is capable of bringing ?i i; Ki.un ganons of petroleum products t.-i Austtalia per trip, the company hopes lo annuall...
DIESEL FUEL OIL [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
DIESEL FUEL OIL An investigation of the landed costs cf diesei oil with a view to reducing tin- price to consumers was asked for in the Federal' Parliament by Mr. j. P. Abbott i Country Party. N.S.W.i. Mr. Abbott said there had been no reduction in price since January 1. 1!M5. and the present ilgure was ttl inc.ii 100 per cent, higher than the pre-war level. Army Minister Fordc undertook to disc'tiss the mailer Willi the Customs Minister with a view to having the costs examined by the Prices Commis sioner as soon as possible.
SYDNEY PIG VALUES [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
SYDNEY PIG VALUES Winehcombe Carson Ltd. report: Values were lirm for baconers and store pigs at yesterday's Sydney sales, but backfatters were cheaper. Supplies totalled 1GG0 head, this number in cluding about 450 stores. Backfatters extra prime and heavy, sold to 200/ per hea, good to 155 . others from G5 up; baconers 180 lb. to 200 lb. 300/ to 140 . 1G0 lb. to 180 lb. 115' to 130/. 140 lb. to 160 lb. 100,' to 115/. 120 lb. to 140 lb. 84 to 100 . 100 lb. to 120 lb. 73 to 84 .
ACTUALITY—HOW RICE IS GROWN [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
ACTUALITY — IIOW RICE IS GROWN Persons old enough to remember what rice tastes like will be specially interested in an actuality to be broad cast In the national programme tonight. July 1. It will be the latest in the series. 'Australians at Work.' and will tell the story of lice-gi owing on the Mturumbidgee Irrigation Area iN'.S.W.i. the only place in Australia whete rice is com mercially grown. Donald Ingram Smith recently visited the irrigated rice farms of the area, and heard from the men at work how the ric; is ,;rov. n and harvested, and also what Mturumbidgee rice meant lo the war el fort during the years in which Aus ?i.ilhin consumers had to go without i:, recent times the Murrumbidgte .ire. t lias produced up to 50.000 tons ol :nv per annum— about twice tiic ?;-re- ?? u- normal consumption. It take.-. i,f water to grow a rice crop.