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Rural Power Scheme Won't Be Delayed "No Knowledge of Curtailments" Says Minister [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
Rural Power Scheme Won't Be Delayed 'No Knowledge of Curtailments' Says Minister THE RURAL ELECTRIFICATION SCHEME OF THE GOVERNMENT WOULD NEITHER BE DELAYED OR CURTAILED, ACCORDING TO- AN ASSURANCE GIVEN IN PARLIAMENT THIS WEEK. *? The mater was introduced in the House by the State Member (Mr. Fred J. Cahill, M.L.A.) when he put a question to the Minister for Works and Local Government (Mr. J. J. Cahill). Mr. Fred Cahill asked wheth er the Government's policy of rural electricity extensions through Jocal government ac tivities was being criticised, having in mind the electricity power supply shortages. 'Is there,' the local Mem ber asked, 'any intention on the part of the Minister or the Government to delay or curtail the extension of these rural services?' The Minister denied any know ledge of delay or curtailment. He was informed of a statement made at Newcastle, and another place that because of electricity shortages, rural development should not be continued, espec ially in the ...
EDGAR CORCORAN FUND Appeal To Finalise At End Of June VISITING ARTISTS COMING FOR CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
EDGAR CORCORAN FUND Appeal To Finalise At End Of June VISITING ARTISTS COMING FOR CONCERT Committee members of the Edgar Corcoran Fundi who met in the Boorowa Shire Council Chambers on ? Monday night last, decided that, if possible) the whole appeal should be finalised by June 29. This is the date on which the concert is to be held in the Guild Hall, and, since it is hoped the sale of sheep from the drive will have been conducted on 28th June, all major functions, in so far- as the town of Boor owa itself is concerned, will , have been completed. The President (Mr. Cyril Gorham) chaired the meeting and expressed sincere regret concerning the unfortunate ill ness of the Treasurer. Mr. Keith Martin, who. was unable to at tend because of an attack of pleurisy. Messrs. J. McGrath and J. Kennedy, the sub-committee in charge of the Sheep Drive, re ported that arrangements were well in hand, and very soon let ters would be in the post ad dressed to every grazier in the Boorowa Shire. For t...
RYE PARK v. RUGBY ACES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
RYE PARK v. RUGBY ACES Played . at Rye Park. Rye Park players mentioned first in each instance: LADIES' DOUBLES Mesdames K. Gorham and Moor by v. Miss B. Mewburn and Miss N. Holmes 6/3 0/6. MEN'S DOUBLES G. Fuller and K. Gorham v. C. Mewburn and T. Horton 6/1 6/1. B. Styles and A. Perceval v. P. Holmes and B. Collins 6/0 6/0. G. Fuller and K. Gorham v. P. Holmes and B. Collins 6/0 6/0. B. Styles and A. Perceval v. C. Mewburn and T. Horton 6/2 6/2. MIXED DOUBLES G. Fuller and Mrs. Moorby v. C. Mewburn and Miss B. Mew burn 5/6. ' K. Gorham and Mrs. Gorham v. T. Horton and Miss N. Holm es 6/1. G. Fuller and Mrs. Moorby v. T. Horton and Miss N. Holm es 6/0. K. Gorham and Mrs. Gorham v. C. Mewburn and Miss B. Mewburn 6/4. B. Styles and Mrs. Moorby v. B. Collins and Miss N. Holm es 6/1. A. Perceval and Mrs, Gorham v. P. Holmes and Miss N. Mewburn 6/0. Rye Park, 16 sets 104 games; Rugby Aces, 2 sets 29 games.
Shire Council Supports Move For Feeder Air Service At Boorowa [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
Shire Council Supports Move For Feeder Air Service At Boorowa BOOROWA SHIRE COUNCIL HAVE UNANIMOUSLY DECIDED TO SUPPORT THE BOOROWA AERODROME COMMITTEE IN THEIR* EFFORTS TO ESTABLISH A LAND ING GROUND FOR A FEEDER AIR SERVICE AT BOOROWA. A deputation from the Aerodrome Committee, consisting of Messrs. M . B . McMahon and P. O'Leary, waited on th« Shire Council last Monday and asked for ttie Council's assist ance in securing a landing ground recommended and speeding-up of an up-to-date Air Ser vice. ' ' ' Mr. M. B. McMahon said the Boorowa Inauguration Commit tee had been formed to take all necessary action to assist Boor owa Shire in obtaining a satis factory air service for the people of Boorowa and district. The committee knew that the Coun cil had already made some en quiries as to the possibility of obtaining a site for. a landing strip at Boorowa. However, the particular area that Council had in mind was not the one strong Jy recommended by Mr. James, Managing Director of the S...
EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATED AT RYE PARK SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATED AT RYE PARK SCHOOL Empire Day was celebrat ed by a simple but impres sive ceremony at the local school. The occasion was appropriate for the dedica tion of the new school flag by Rev. C- Buttsworth. This was followed by the hoisting of the flag, singing of the National Anthem, and a re citation, 'The Flag Goes By,' by Gale Gordon, a pupil of the school. The ceremony then proceeded indoors with a short talk by the headmaster, Mr. Rolfe. and Miss Emerton, who traced the origin of the British flag. Addresses, appropriate to the occasion, were then given by Revs. Smith and Buttsworth. A verse-speaking item by sen . ior pupils was much appreciat ed, The local Parents and Citizens' Association was represented by Mesdames Perks and Moore, and Mr. Denning. Mr. Denning, as President of the Association, thanked visiting speakers and all who participated in the func tion. At night, parents and children assembled for1 the fireworks-, dis play. Despite bad weather con ditio...
BOOROWA DISTRICT SATURDAY TENNIS COMPETITION RYE PARK AND BALA SHARE LEAD RESULTS OF WEEK-END MATCHES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
BOOROWA DISTRICT SATURDAY TENNIS COMPETITION RYE PARK AND BALA SHARE LEAD RESULTS OF WEEK-END MATCHES As a result of matches played in the Boorowa Dis trict Tennis Competition, Bala and Rye Park are shar ing the lead with 17 points each. Again only two matches were played. Numby forfeited to Rye Park Welcome Club, and the match between Kangiara and Frogmore resulted in a draw owing to rain which caus ed its postponement. ' RUGBY v. BALA. Played at Rugby; Rugby Hur ricanes mentioned first in each instance: LADIES' DOUBLES Mesdames Platt and Burns v. Misses L. Roberts and B. Crok er 6/2 6/2. GENT'S DOUBLES K. Butt and C. Platt v. G. Car mody and J. Wales 6/3 2/6. M. Mewburn and N. Mewburn v. A, Corcoran and R. Gor ham 5/6 4/6. K. Butt and C. Platt v. A. Cor coran and R. Gorham 4/6 1/6. M. Mewburn and N. Mewburn v. G. Carmody and J. Wales 4/6 6/5. MIXED DOUBLES C. Platt and Mrs. Platt v. J. Wales and Miss L. Roberts 6/4. K. Butt and Mrs. Burns v. G. Carmody and Miss B. Croker 3/6. M. M...
TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
TOWN TMiC We regret to learn that Mrs. B. Tilden, of Scott Street, was admitted to Boorowa District Hospital during the week. Her many friends wish her a speedy recovery. The engagement is announced of Aileen Jean, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Pye, of Rugby, to Kenneth James, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Burns, of Rugby. MY. Bill Warren, of Kenyu Road, is at present a patient in Boorowa District Hospital, hav ing been admitted to that insti tution during the week. Mrs. R. Ollerenshaw, of Dry Street, was admitted to Boorowa District Hospital during the week.
ELECTRICITY ZONING SCHEME Shire Council Enters Emphatic Protest Against Unfair Treatment [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
ELECTRICITY ZONING SCHEME Shire Council Enters Emphatic Protest Against Unfair Treatment Following on revelations in last issue of the 'News,' Boorowa Shire Council at its meeting last Mdnday de cided to make an emphatic protest against the unfair ? treatment local residents are forced to endure under the electricity zoning system at present. ' ? Cr. J. P. McGrath, who brought the matter forward, said no doubt they had read in the ?. 'News' the report of the unnec- ] essary 'black-outs' Boorowa were having compared with other neighbouring towns. 'It appears we are being unfairly treated,' said Cr. McGrath, 'and the present zoning scheme is a particu larly serious matter when it comes to a point of crippling business. % ' 'Cootamundra, on account of their sewerage scheme, and Young with its cool stores, are practically free from blackouts, he understood, and he could not see why Boorowa business hous es had to suffer. ' 'I have been informed from a reliable source,' said Cr. McGrath,...
SCHOOL CHILDREN ASSIST E. CORCORAN FUND [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
SCHOOLCHILDREN ASSIST E. CORCORAN FUND Children of the Boorowa Central School Junior Hos pital Auxiliary raised £3/ 14/- for the Edgar Corcoran Fund at a social and euchre party which they conducted at the ichool on Friday night last. Attendance was limited be cause of the very unfavourable weather conditions that night, but those who braved the bitter cold and rain had a most en joyable night. Prizes for the euchre were won by Miss Amy Green and Mr. W. Curtis. Miss Green and Mrs. G. Riles tied for first place, but. Miss Green won the cut of the cards. A Monte Carlo waltz was won by Elaine Johnson and Thea O'Donnell. Miss Joan Greig and Leon Hazell assisted the children by providing the dance music.
GROUP 9 RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
GROUP 9 RESULTS Cootamundra defeated Wya long 34/4. Tumut defeated Grenfell 10/0. Gundagai defeated Boorowa, 34/7. Temora defeated Harden Murrumburrah 8/6. Junee defeated Cowra 8/3. Young- defeated Barmedman, 29/5. COMPETITION POINTS Cootamundra ? 10- Junee ? 8 Barmedman ? 7 Gundagai . . ; ? 7 Wyalong ? 6 Temora ? 6 Boorowa ? 4 1 Tumut ? 4 Grenfell ? 3 Young ? 3 Cowra ? 2 ' Harden ? 0 ' FOOTBALL AWARDS Points. N . Brennan ? 3 A . Glover ? 2 E. Donohoe ? 1 The Boorowa 'News' Award points go to the above players.
BOWLS NEWS CANBERRA v. BOOROWA [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
BOWLS NEWS CANBERRA v. BOOROWA Three rinks of bowlers from Boorowa Bowling Club paid a visit to Canberra Club on Sunday. Although rain was falling at Boorowa when they set out, the sun greeted them at Canberra, although the wind was cold. Unfortunately, play had to be abandoned after '13 ends owing to a heavy shower of rain. At this stage Canberra had a lead of 51 to 41. The President of Canberra Club (Mr. Pierson) welcomed the Boorowa 'iceberg' bowlers and expressed his Club's ap preciation of the fact that they had made the journey despite the inclement weather. He ex pressed1 the hope that this would be the forerunner of regular visits between the two Clubs. Mr. R. Geary (Treasurer) re plied on behalf of the Boorowa ' visitors #and in a humorous speech expressed their apprecia tion of the hospitality extended to them.
Community Hotel Move For Boorowa [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
Community Hotel Move For Boorowa 'BOOROWA IS SLIPPING BACK AND THE ONLY WAY TO HALT IT IS TO BUILD THE TOWN UP WITH SUCH BUILDINGS,' SAID CR. R. J. FORSTER AT LAST MONDAY'S MEETING OF BOOROWA SHIRE COUNCIL, WHEN HE AGAIN INTRODUCED THE QUESTION OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY HOTEL AT BOOROWA. . Cr. Forster considered that there was no obstacle m Boorowa's way to stop them from going ahead with the proposal, which would be a tremendous boost to the town and district as well as helping as a tourist's centre. Cr. Forster said the matter had not yet been fully brought before the public, although at each meeting of the Council it had been deferred to a later meeting. His idea regarding the proposal was that the Council should arrange a special meet ing with the Chamber of Com merce, get their ideas and see what could be done in the mat ter. 'The establishment of a Community Hotel,' said Cr Forster, 'could be develop ed by the people for fhe people, which would be a great asset to th...
MINISTER SAYS EXCUSE UNTRUE Company Not Using Trucks For Super [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
MINISTER SAYS EXCUSE UNTRUE Company Not Using Trucks For Super The Minister for Trans port (Mr. .Sheahan) has charged Australian Fertilis ers Ltd., with untruthful ex cuses concerning its failure to deliver superphosphate to ' the farmers. He claimed more railway trucks were made available than the company was using. Mr. Sheahan has given that information to the State Mem ber (Mr. Fred J. Cahill,,M.L.A.) in reply to his protests at al leged shortages of trucks to j handle superphosphate. Mr. Cahill complained lie had ' seen letters from Australian Fertilisers Ltd., blaming the in ability of the Railway Depart ment to supply trucks for the delay in delivering super. 'I became aware,' Mr. Sheah an replied, 'of statements being made during the Federal elec tion campaign that farmers could not get superphosphate because of the shortage of rail way trucks, and I made inquir ies. I found the Department was able to supply the trucks as special instructions had been given that trucks for th...