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DAMAGE TO GRANDSTAND AT ALBURY RACECOURSE But Have To Be Paid For [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
DAMAGE TO GRANDSTAND AT ALBURY ' ' RACECOURSE But Have To Be Paid For Repairs to the grandstand at the Albury Racecourse have been completed, said Mr. T. Barnett, secretary of the Al bury Racing Club this week. The grandstand was damaged by a 'willy-willy' some time ago, while rain in the meantime poured through tile damaged roof and necessitated further repairs. [ Mr. (Barnett adcled that, although tho stand had been repaired, it .still I. had to be paid for, . and;- the need for a ? large attendance at the Grandstand Benefit. Meeting to be held in three weeks' time was urgent. ' A good entry is expected for the meeting, and if tho public respond and attend in large numbers- the club will bo lifted of a large financial burden. A 'programme of six racos has been arranged for. the -meeting, including a flying handicap of £35 to be run in throe divisions.- For' the Licensed Victuallers'' Handicap a donation of £12 had been made .for tho stake by Albury hotelkeepers. . Man Loses Power ...
BOYS' CAMP NEAR ALBURY PROPOSED Rotary Club Scheme Outlined [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
BOYS' GA1P NEAR ALBURY PROPOSED ? : — - . . _ Rotary ? Cleb Scheme Outlined 'i ? A proposal to establish a boys' camp near Albury was outlined by the president of the Albury Rotary Club (Rotarian S. Henry) at the weekly luncheon bn Monday. The camp would be permanent and a number of . sites have already , been inspected for the scheme, but none had yet been satis factory. It is proposed to acquire a small area of land of about 2 to 3 acres, in a suitable place near water, timbered, and generally suitable for the establishment of a permanent camp. The camp will be available for boys any time during the ^ear. ?Enlarging on the proposal oh Tues day, Mr. /Henry said that ' when a i ?' . suitable site had been' found, huts and j other facilities would probably be j! ... ? oreojf^dy 'It; was not proposed to under ^ ;? take tlio construction of the ckmp all at' one time, however, and it was hoped' to secure the co-operation of the boys, i _ ,Who_-would use the camp, in its actual construct...
Albury's First Vine Was Christened With Sherry 90 years Old, and Still Growing by Albury's Odest House... [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
AHuiFy9® First Win© Wa§ j Christened ' With SJtOTry j . x y? x S© Yeas*® #lfl9 saia-il iStili ©TOw-Mag' . fef JLISmsp^'is ©latest- Moras© » - .Growing against' the .verandah of the oldest- house in Albury is a gnarled and aged vine. Both the house and the vine have interesting histories, and the following, information has been' collated by Mr. A. J. Newnham from various sources, principally 'The History of Albury,' by Dr. Arthur Andrews, who was for many years a practitioner in' Albury. The photographs are by Mr. P. Man gan. ; ' One of .the worst 'drought years experienced in this dis trict occurred in 1851,' and on the 'Black Thursday,' Febru ary 6, of that year, the awful catastrophe of a busli''iire de vastated .: most of Victoria and the Riverina. : : - .'It is strange, therefore, 'that; closely following this tragedy three mien came to Albury with the. intention of start ing tho wine industry. They 'J.w.ere Messrs. Henry Eau, -Sebastian : Schu bach, and John Peter Prauerif elde...
Army Casualty List ALBURY AND DISTRICT MEN [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
Army :.C$smRy List ' ALBURY AND DISTRICT MEN : Names of the' following Albury - and «??? district . men 'are ? 'included' in the latest, army casualty lists issued by if the- ^Department of Information :? — Died Of Wounds * PTE. B. SPILSBTJRY, CORRYONG. - :Ptc. ? Bernard (Bill) Spilsbury, whose wife resides at Cpriyong, *was well known in tlio' Upper Murray f (iistncts. lie was previously reported rj wounded- - 'in action. Beforo enlisting | iirtlNovembor, 1939/ lie was employed it Kw^t)r. Greeiiham as a gardener.. | ; WOUNDED IN , ACTION I Pte:r.K. M. Hall. Albury; Lieut. ,J. ^ E. . M. Hall, .Wangaratta; Pto. ? j. : Pretty, Towohg ' Hill; Pto.,/ D. L. Clar1:, Leeton; Pte.- ' R. C. Miles, ri&jj&mundra; Pte. K. E. Boss, jffeg; Pte. P.. J, Sullivan,, ? Coota v ' ? mundra ; Pte. j). ; W ebber, '. AV est: 'Wyar/ long; .'Pte.'.. R.'.-A- Grinly, Coolamon;. V -Cpl. J. B. ^Riley,'' Young; Pte. S. S. . Webster, Griffith.'- J ?? : MISSING ?i Pte. C. E. Pedler, Narandera. i} t ...
Local Personalities MR. RON SMITH [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
Local' Personalities MR. RON SMITH ~ ALTHOUGH he has only been man a,s'er of 2A-Y, Albury, for about throe months, Mr. Ron. Smith, as- an | announcer, is already well known to i thousands o* listeners throughout the Riverina. It is not as an announcer, however, that he is best known to the nrtrnniantinn Arnnlnvirirr liim. A.W.A.. but as a radio ? technician, and he has already occupied many important posi tions in that capacity. Born' in Melbourne, Mr. Smith gained his first technical training at the Sydney Technical High School, and ho joined. A.W.A. at the Radio Electric Works, Ashficld, in 19.33. Shortly after lie was transferred to the Engineering. Department, and later in the same year to the (Broadcasting Department, bein,g attached to 2FC and 2SM Sydney. | . ? Mr. Ron. Smith He was the technician for a number ?of outstanding outdoor broadcasts for these stations, and in 1937 was trans ferred to the air radio engineering de partment.' During his time, with this department he ....
Sheep Show Would Boost Albury [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
Shew Show Would Boost' Albury ' PRELIMINARY investigations have almost been com-; . pleted by the special committee appointed to inquire . . .inio the possibility of holding a sheep show at Albury this, year. The proposal to hold the' .show was first advocated by .the 'Banner' last August in a special article written .by. Cr. J. E. Jelbart, one of the district's prominent sheep-breeders. , Principal obstacle to staging the show, will undoubtedly, be finance — the cost of providing hurdles for constructing pens. As the show would draw outstanding sheepmen from all parts of Australia, who would be able to give the town a wonderful boost, Albury Council and the Chamber of Com merce could very well give their support to the project, even to the extent of guaranteeing the show society part, if not all, the expenses involved. Even if the show was not a finan cial success in its initial effort, the money would be well spent. - ? .
ALBURY MAY LOSE BATTERY More Officers Needed [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
ALBURY MAY LOSE 4 BATTERY I More Officers Needed ___ ? v ..? Unless it is possible to got | more officers on the reserve to | take up active servico with tho . ^ Albury Battery, there is a possi bility that Albury ^vill^ loso the battery, which has been a .tra- f-, dition in the town for about 50 | 1-. years. I f -.This advice was conveyed to \ the Mayor (Aid. D. G. Padman) | by Mr. T. J. Collins, M.H.R., fol- & lowing a discussion on- the .mat- f tor by tho War Advisory. Coun- f cil. ? . - | However, should it be possible to got officers for - the battery '-ft there is a possibility that it wiil f be increased from a six-gun to ? | a 12-gun unit. ? Further details are. being ob- ' J tained from tho authorities as to . K € what is required, andean en- ,-1 | deavor is to be made to secure | fc the necessary officers. j
School Leaving Age Competition Won By "Ology" [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
Scsli©©! Leaving Agg-e Competition Won- By 'Ology' Excellent essays were received for the competition, 'Are You in Favor or not of Raising the School Leaving Age ?' Sound reasons were adduced by, the entrants, both for and against the subject. Winner of the competition was 'Ology,' of Narandera. The following essays were received in connection with the competition: — - I- favor the raising of the school leaving age to 15 years. Many child ren are just entering tho adolescent stago at .the age of 14, 'and' to be compelled, by circumstances, to enter a full-time job at 'this age can bo, and is, very harmful to individuals, especially girls. If children are kept at school for another year, more jobs are ^auto matically available for men and thus 'unemployment figures are. dowered. Another year under the . influence of school life gives children a better educational grounding .and' -fits them better physically and mentally * for the job ahead of them. — '-Ology.' . . ' I quite agrco wit...
COUNTRY NEWS (Continued) JUNEE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
COUNTRY NEWS ? ? ? : ? - ? (Continued) — ; ( JUNEE The swimming elub held a dance, .which brought in £12 for the Spitfire ? ..fund. New appointments to .the Inter mediate High ? School include -Mr. W. O'Donoghue, from Deniliquin, to first assistant; Miss Booth, from Albury North*; and Miss P. Transfield, from Ashfield High School. Matt Charlton, a former resident of Old Junee, has been promoted to the ? rank of corporal in Palestine. ' ?: Mr. AV. Newman has *been i-romoted from the relief staff of Junee raihvcay service to tnq permanent stair. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Gross, accom ? -panied ? by Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Kon nedy, AVagga, are holidaying at rCronulla. : * : Twojjormer Junee jrien will bo . r.e ' turnii^Jr to this town~as 'a result, of .their 'transfer in .the railway: service. ?They ..are Messrs. P. Sloan, Coolanion. ,-nnd H. C. Winter, Hay. ? ? . Mr. and_ Mrs. P. Astle, Marrar, have :left'-±or -Ade'long. They ?will be greatly missed, as they,' took -a ; prominent part . vin the ...
Produce Brokers and Buyers GOOD FELLOWSHIP EVINCED AT ANNUAL DINNER [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
.Produce Brokers and Buyers GOOD FELLOWSHIP EVINCED AT -ANNUAL DINNER The spirit of goodf ellowship which exists between Mel bourne produce buyers and Al bury brokers was fully evident at the annual dinner of the buyers at the George Hotel last Friday night. Guests on this occasion were the brokers, who 1 durin^the afternoon had de feated the buyers at the annual cricket match on the sports ground. In proposing tlie toast of the brok .crs, the chairman (Mr. Keg. Eados) . .remarked that/it was almost th'e 20th anniversary. V of the functions, which sineei?thchv inauguration, had created a. 1 better understanding between' brok ers' and buyers. . ?- He referred to the difficulties which the brokers had had, to endure the last 12 months, through toeing surrounded by regulations, restrictions, embargoes and boards. Nevertheless, quite a lot of good had come out of what might have easily been chaos. The buyers knew , that whatever difficulties the brokers had to face in the coming years' ...
The Office Dog [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
The Office Dog rpIIE latest, 'definition of a jury is 'a body of men organised for the purpose of deciding which side has the smartest -lawyer.' ,i: * * TT has bedn pointed out that thero is no particular liarm in any' man's .boasting of his family -tree, so long as there is nothing shady about it. * * * '.- ,- A SPEAKER said recently that many statements are made .in commercial correspondence ? which are not. taken literally. Such as 'We expect to receive your remit tance in full settlement bv return.' * %?: jrpiHE moth leads an awfuJg^Mji; he spends the summer i^-''.~f.ur. coat and the winter in a bathing, suit. .-!: . * * WE know a middle-aged man ' in Albury r/ho has never 'been to, the races. Do you wish you had half, his luck ' ? * * * A MESSAGE from London stages that 'machines that, a little while ago wore making headache ?tablets arc to-day making tools -for the aircraft industry.' A bitter pill for Hitler. if * - TT'S harder for a fat man to be ? as brave as a thin one. He...
WALBUNDRIE WHEAT GROWERS MEET [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
WALBUNDRIE WHEAT GROWERS MEET WALBUNDEIE. — A meeting of the Walbundrie branch of tho Wheatgrow ors' Union of N.S.W. was held at Wal bundrie. Two new members were enrolled, and Mr. E. Clear was appointed dele gate to the annual conference of the Wheatgrowers' Union to bo hold at Temora next month. . me xouowing motions wcro car ried: T' ask the State Minister for Agriculture, through the district mem ber, Mr. Letlibridge, M.L.A., that the distribution of funds granted under drought relief bo ospedited, as many farmers' £tre ' waiting on drought rel'ef to carry on. ? To Culcairn Shire: That the road between -tho properties of J. Power and II. Gibbons be granted; that tho culvort between Walbundrie post office and tho store to widoned as it is dangerous to traffic; that the grading of the road between H. A. Seidel's and B. Eoblin's be com pleted.
WALLA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
WALLA ? The annual meeting of the Farmers and ???Settlers?-.- Association was held : in the hall last Saturday night. -Election' of office-bearers:1— ^-President, Mr. R. J. Shipard .(re-elected); vice-presidents, Messrs; A.- B. Paech and' G. P. Hoff mann; secretary^ Mr.. H. A- Grosse (re elected) ; ? auditor, Mr. H. A. Jacob; Meetings ' are .to -be. held on the first Saturday of each month at- 8 p.m. in the Literary .Institute: The following motions.. were passed: — (1) 'That wo ask' Mr. Letlibridge to point out to the. ^Department of Education our re quest that one application for convey ance subsidy: per ' annum should be ?' sufficient. ''; (2). /.'That we support the standardisation of. machinery parts as outlined by Mr. Giddes in the ' Weekly Times'? issue of November 30, 1940. Present at the. monthly meeting of the Pt and C. Association were Messrs. C. C. - Smith (president) , J. L. Wenke (secretary), A; R. D. Moye ' (head master), B. Rohrlach, D. Lieschke, T.. Lieschlce, Gr, C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
MR. J. BRAUND 641 Olive St., Albury i ? Treats Successfully Ulcezs, Blood Pres sure,... Rheumatism, Neuritis, Sore Feet, Legs, .Deafness, In- | . fantile '^Paralysis, etc. ' CONSULTATION FREE . ,--? Phono 308, Albury
"Abury Banner" Shield for Riverina Junior Farmers' Clubs COMPETITION TO STIMULATE INTEREST IN MOVEMENT EVERY BRANCH WILL HAVE EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
'Albury 'Banner' Shield for Riverina Junior farmers' Hubs , . . ? m ? COMPETITION TO STIMULATE INTEREST IN MOVEMENT EVERY' BRANCH WILL HAVE EQUAL CHANCE OF WINNING 'The Albury Banner' has decided to present a shield for competition among Junior Farmers' Clubs in the Riverina, as a -means of stimulating further interest in the movement. . It is in the interests of Australia that young people should be encouraged to retain their interest in primary production, and this can best be done by providing healthy competition among the various clubs. It teaches them not only to improve and perfect individual projects, but to appreciate the value of team work. . , The shield will be -eompeted for , each year, but before 'becoming the ?property of any one club will have to he won four times, not necessarily in succession. Each year the winning club will have its name engraved on a small shield attached to the large trophy. Conditions governing .tlic com petition were drawn up in association wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 14 February 1941
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