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UNIFORM PETROL PRICE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
UNIFORM PETROL PRICE Declaring that high petrol prices in outback districts discouraged citizen ships. Mr. Anderson (Country Party. Queensland i sought a uniform petrol price throughout Australia to encour- 1 age increased production, a' Canberra lilessa-ge says. Pest-War Reconstruction Minister L''cdnian said the Minister for Supply and Shipping had considered the mat ter. The Commonwealth Government bud no constitutional power in peace time to fix a flat rate for petrol throughout Australia, although it could do so temporarily under the National' Security Act. However, because some petrol com panies operated in only a small way. and distributed supplies only in the capital cities and the large companies supplied country areas as well as Ihe cities, it would be obviously unfair to declare a flat rate, which would dil' lerentiuto between the rates of profit of companies operating in the same trade.
MEMORIAL TO POLICEMAN KILLED BY BUSHRANGER [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
MEMORIAL TO POLICEMAN KILLED BY BUSHRANGER After being held in abeyance for many years, the work of erecting a small monument at Coopabeli'a to mark the boundary of the Tumbarumba and Holbrook Shires and to serve ns a me morial to Sergeant Maginnity. who lost his life near the ,spot at the hands of the bushranger Morgan, is to be proceeded with. This was decided at last meeting of the Tumbarumba Shire Council, after the clerk had reported that a suitably-inscribed tablet was ou hand. The clerk also suggested that a gran ite stone be secured on which to erect the tablet, instead of the concrete stone which was made some years ago and has since reposed in the yard of the shire office. Granite would prove more durable and look much better. This suggestion was also agreed to, and the clerk was instructed to secure quotes for a suitable piece of granite.
COMMISSION TO PROBE COSTS OF WHEAT [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
COMMISSION- TO' PROBE COSTS OK WHEAT The Minister for commerce (Mr. Scully) said that authority would be granted for the establishment of a| special commission to investigate pro-j duction costs in the wheat industry. | The personnel of Ihe Commission would be announced probably in a'oout a week. | The appointment ol the Commission followed a request by the Australian Whcatgrowers' Federation.
EVEN THE MATCHES COUNTED [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 31 July 1946
EVEN THE MATCHES COUNTED Referring to the thoroughness with which some judges carry out their duties at shows. Mr. J. J. Griffin, of' fieckom. told the meeting of the coun- I cd of Soul li- West Show Associations in ' lemma that a box of matches had ?maul 1 1m- diflerence between first and K'eond' prize. He said that a Sydney indue ol liuht hnr^ns ntiH vtilb., ? ? ? outs acting at Ardlethan, took into ac count the lamps on the sulkies and even the matches to light the lamps. He gave the award to the sulky turn otu which had ihe box of matches. I
72 CANDIDATES FOR 28 N.S.W. FEDERAL SEATS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
72 CANDIDATES FOR | 28 N.S.W. FEDERAL | SEATS I Sevent.v-t vo candidates have already been selected to contest tlie 28 N.S.W. seats in the Federal Parliament at the next elections. The Prime Minister (Mr. Chifleyi has announced that the elections would be held on Saturday, Septem ber 28. Mr. Ciiiilev said the writs would be issued on August 21. and that the closing date for nominations would be September 3. He added that voting on the three referendum 'questions associated with the proposed Constitutional alterations would also take place on September 28. Twenty-one of tlie -28 N.S.W. seats in the House of Representatives are held by Labor, four by the Liberal Party, and three by the Country Party. This wiVl be the Liberal Party's first genera 1 election. The Service Party of Australia, which was formed in Sydney early last year, will also face the ? debtors for the first time. Labor, with Mr. W. E. Dickson. M.L.C., as campaign director, will con test all the 28 seats; the Liberal P...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Regional Conference to be held at Cootamundra [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Regional Conference to be held at Cootamundra A meeting of representatves of the Wagsa Wagga. Miirrumbideec, and Young presbyteries was held at Junce on Thursday last. July 10 plans for a conference ol Minlstci; and Elders. | It was decided tn hold ;he confer ence at Cootamundra from Tuesday, 3rd. to Thurdsay. 5th September. , The Presbytery of Ymuig will meet on Tuesday morning, and the con ference will open on Tuesday night, nt 8 p.m.. with a service conducted by the State Moderator. Right-Rev. Hil ton E. Thomas. On Wednesday there will be sessions from 9.30 a.m. till 12.4a. and from 2 p.m. till 5 p.m.. and at night there will b;' a Public Forum on Religious Education. ' On .Thursday there will b' morning and afternoon session :. and at night! a Communion service conducted by the State Moderator, assisted by Rev. Prolessor John Mclii'yie. Professor^ of New Testament Studies at St. An-1 clrew's Tilcol.igical College. Tjiiivei'sity of Sydney. | Sever::! noted eih...
TRAINING THE BUSINESS MEN OF THE FUTURE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
TRAINING THE lil'SIXESS MEN OF THE 1-TTl'KK Nearly 230 reltlimd soldiers, sailors iiui airmen have qualified lor execu tive posts in busings lirms in the Uui'.en Kingdom alter -'iider-aoing an iiii.ei::-.ive course or Lu.-mess training at Ixadun Colleges, i ivi- 'post-war business courses' wer- ??Mablushed by tiie British Governmcin n,:- exservice men ami women immi.-ih:it'.-!y after the war. and the first bait!: candidates have now completed their training. Most of I hem v. :!i round oif melr training -.villi a .speriaiiwii i-miise -.villi the linn in widen liiey ho|n: to make their career. There were no women from the ser vices in the first courses, and the num ber of women who have annlien sul:.scriuem courses is comparatively smah. About TUOti men have so iar put llieir names down lor the training .scheme. National -Experiment. These business ciAir.ses represent an important national expeiinient. The intention is to equip business men and women whose caieers sure interrupted by ...
OUTSTANDING EVENTS TO COME [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
Ol TSTANIHNG EVENTS TO COME At a meeting of the Sports Queen committee last night, a wonderful pro gramme for future entertainments was prepared. One function will lead on to another, each one planned to ou'. shiiie the one betore. Specific ' an nouncements will' be made later; ? The following sports clubs were re presented: Football. Town Tennis. Box ing, Motor Cycle. Trotting. Miss Oakes represented the uidies' committee. Mr. C. Coliingridge reported all ar rangements in hand for the tennis tournament on the town courts next Sunday. There are 10G entrants al ready. Miss Oal:es stated that the ladies' ccinmltUc will hold a street stall on Tuesday. August 13. and will be most gratem! for donations of any kind. Keen interest was expressed in the forthcoming trolling meeting on Sep tember 21. The Trotting Club have generously promised 40 per cent, of takings to the Sports Queen. The next meeting of the Spoils Queen committee will be held next Wednesday in the Assembly Room at 7.30. A ...
FALLOWING FOR NEXT SEASON'S WHEAT CROP [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
FALLOWING IOU NEXT SI! WHEAT CKOI* In view of the tact that i.narr wish to proce-'d with their t ui --.u.; . operations, the Minister for Aar: tun. Mr. Granam. recently cV' witli the Federal Minister for : melee and Agriculture. Mr. and it was agreed that for n.\v! as much wheal as passible sunal ' i, sewn. In view of tills decision, Mr. Graham, all registered v. beat growers may proceed with the prep na tion of their fallows and witn other epilations preparatory to : in- .sowim; of their crops for ne :; .season.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
LETTERS PATENT granted for new Sinmm with 15 ACTIVE INGREDIENTS Recognising its spccial formula and manufacturing proceHs, tlic Coin. ? inonwcnlth of Australia lias granted Intern patvut to the Douglas Drux Company for their preparation for treating coughs and choat eold.s. Tlie mixture is a pleasant-tasting blend of fifteen active ingredients ticketed an the rcmilt ot ca.cful scientific rcnearch for their upcud and cfticicncy in treating coughs and coltlH. Thin mixture has h-!-m made avail, able to tlio gonoral public through cbciniKtH and xtorch under the ro ghtcnu! irado mark ''MOUNTAIN MIXTURE,' and the proprietor guarantee on monoy-hack conditions to givo you those benefits: — Clcarn client, throat and nose of gunn ladou inucu.s — Innne- dinto rcliof of irritation and coughing apasniK — snutlics ami heals sore, strained throat — make* brcnthinpr eas^»- -a«si*:ti digoution. Sm., 2/3; Lge., 3/fl. MOUN-TAIN MIXTURE
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION IN SCHOOLS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
ItlJI.It; IOI S INSTRICTION IN schools i At the education conference held at Ciaitamundra la.-.t November, promin ence was given to tlie subject or re ligion* ti'.: iiiin.- in .schools. After a liiv.tiiv di'-i-u.ssioii. it was deealed to invite a ' iimpctent spci.ker to address till- people on this matter before anion uii., taken. in The f'.lltiknci.t of tln.s decision. People's L.iufation Association i:eei: ir.-irumelita! ill c'otainmy. tlie servn es of a brilliant public speak er in Rev. W. U. Cougiiian. RA. lie w;:i inidre.-s the public in the Parish Kail -n Moiioay next. August .Y at ?'! p.m.. alter which there will be oppor tunity for further discussion . The People's Education A.-.- ia'i'.T. should he in a better 11 - rive at tome decision cn tl.i^ n »t-r
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
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TWO BUSY DAYS FOR COMMERCE QUEEN SUPPORTERS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
TWO BltSV DAYS FOR COMMERCE QUEEN SUPPOKXEKS Milch hard work, to say nothing oi the necessary planning of ways awl means, is being put into the job of running a street stall tomorrow for commerce Queen Eileen O Neil, ano lor the children's romp In the town hull on Saturday afternoon. Mesdiimes Tom O'Neil, R. Coleman. Flynn. Murray and T. Nicholson are in charge ot both these events, and they will be good. Housewives are ad vised tliat there will be u supply of homemade cakes. dairy and other pro duce available on the stall. No happy chilli slwuid miss the fun and games ami free eat:-: and drinks promised at the atteriienn mmp mi Saturday.
MOLOTOV'S ADDRESS To Peace Conference [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
MOLOTOV'S ADDRESS Tq ^eace Conference ! Dei'i: idiK n Fort wore bcin^ ?!, by all sotw .»? .-!s, innphr;! ?,-. Soviet, bias, decmrad M. M ii.; .. i-j. dressing the plenary scbsicn ,t -.i... Paris Conference. He added tliat tlip ^rci' -v. rightly dccided to destroy all 'in ? . i.: ? Nazism In order, to previ-nt hi:- :j-r war. ? M. Molotov saitl Uiat in Union Intended to ',V]y,»r! -.ill i'.h - „i;t fered from nggrc»rjiiii in -h: ,r jj:i| demands for punishtwnt -:! ':»? ; 1 criminals and :;i!: .:j in damage causid tn ihi-ni. j Dr. Evatt tclr! thf c:nif.-rc:.:- t:ri£| Aiistrnllu d'si:-fd 10 i!:.' cJiiliM'-j nice a reality, n-icl :i it :i hutc f -:?- 1 mallty. and do O'.rr;. thiny ,i r.sibl.- io i nsure a peace l-:i?'ti -,:i \ir: .ciiiU s ( ! justice and liniit. and ntlained by df-mociatlc methods. Printed and publt.-hrd liv William Henry Puikstone. nf 157 Wallendooii street. Cootamimdia. :it 'The 0'--t i rnmidra Herald' Prlntcry. lllU Wal lendoon street. Cootamutidra.
LOCAL & GENERAL GRASSHOPPER THREAT TO WHEAT CROPS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
LOCAL & GENERAL if ? GRASSHOPPER THREAT TO WHEAT CHOI'S Unless timely action was taken by Pastures Protection Boards, particu larly those in the western section the Central Division, much dumi^c could be done by grasshop.Kr.s tc wheat crops, closer in, said Mr. T. Mc Carthy, Chief Entomologist of th.1 Department of Agriculture. Tlie threat of a grasshopper planus' in the spring was still very real. Wheal growers and small graziers .should I)-' very concerned, as t li'-y would be big losers if a major outbreak occurred. If grasshoppers were allowed to de velop Into winged adults on tlie larger holdings in tho western naif of the Central Division they would l'iy east and south-west and cause serious j-jsses 10 wneai crops anci pastures ill ths smaller grazing aieas. .raid Mr. McCarthy. The small man. therefore, was interested not only in what was to be done to protect his crops and grass, but also in what was being done in other districts from which f'.vii;; swarms could come ...
CHEMICAL AGENTS Can Wipe Out Country [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
.CHEMICAL AGENTS Can Wipe Out Country WASHINGTON. Thursday: Scn-j ator Thomas, chairman of tlie Sci.aic Military Committee, addressing the: world Affairs Institution, emphasisiiij.; that aitotiUT world war would m.-an the end of civilisation, said ;liai Am i-rit-u .and other nations possess oi.i lnyical chemical agents --i tindreamed i [U'ctlvcucss. wliicli would utterly des troy a country by death. -i.se. n.ui starvation.
GOOD SPRING NEEDED [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 1 August 1946
COOl) SPUING NEEDED Substantial spring rains arc still needed if Cootamundra anil district and tin' res I of I lie Itivrriria and Sun Hi Will arc to have a good season, hut tin- pn-«-|»ccls nr.- mm- brighter than llit-v have lilcn for some lime. C'uotaniunUra started off 1!» I;» in stitrmliil styii'. with 237 points in January, :tl!i ill February, ami 27:! in Miucli. but. in the most important autumn months, Ap-il anil Slay, ivc slippcj badly with 53 points and 19 respectively. In June, we had only !ifi points, and a lot * f heavy trusts. July, however, lias been a unii|iir month in :our . rainfall hUtory. We had 1!) \vr I days altogether. but they produced only '183 psir.ts, including 7ii on the first day of the month and 22 on the last. While the weather has been un pleasant, resulting in the general cry 'I ' wislr . it would rain, anil lie done with it!', the ccntinual showers have kept the frosts aivay, and the crops in tfte 'district hive shown a marked improvement, with the re...