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District Weddings Of Interest COLEMAN—WHEELWRIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 1 June 1951
District Weddings &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; . Of Interest . &nbsp; COLEMAN— WHEELWRIGHT St Bartholomew's Church of England, Crookwell, was delightfully decorated with red and white chrysanthe- mums, berries, yuccas and greenery on Saturday, 12th May, at 3 p.m., for the wed- ding of Olive Anne, young- est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Wheelgright, of 'Rosedale,' Narrawa, to Harold Morgan, youngest son of Mrs. E. Coleman, of &nbsp; 'Spring Vale,' Boorowa River, and the late F. J. Coleman. The Rev. J. Donoghue officiat- ed at the wedding ceremony and later presided at the reception. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a bridal gown of ivory satin em- broidered with pearls, shadow lace peplum and train. Her veil was a three-tiered nylon tulle, held in place with a cor- onet of orange blossom. For something old, the bride wore her mother's gold aquamarine &nbsp; and pearl necklace. Her show- er bouque...
YOUNG PEOPLE'S CLUB MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
YOUNG PEOPLE'S CLUB MEETING Last Tuesday week a meeting of the Young People's Club was held to discuss, principally, ar rangements for the coming ball (to-night). weather, attendance was quite fair. The Crookwell Acme Orches tra (fours-piece) which has been engaged for the Fancy Dress Ball to-night, will arrive at 8.30 pMl./ *??''- ? It was decided to hold a Monte Carlo and provide novel ty prices. M.C. and office bearers for the night were de cided upon. Appeal To Recreation Trust , It was moved by the Presi dent, Mr. Max Holmes, and sec onded by Mr. Frank Holmes, that the Y.P.C. approach the Recreation Trust with a view to requesting their assistance in erecting a basket ball field on the Recreation Ground. The motion was carried. The motion came as a direct result of the enthusiasm of some members for this game. A motion moved by the Sec retary, Mr. John Hill, that a barbecue be held to aid the Boorowa Football Club, was overwhelmingly defeated. AH accounts were passed for paymen...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
PERSONAL Mrs. W. Russell is in Boorowa staying with Mrs. Ghudleigh. Visitors to Frogmore last week-end were Mr. and Mrs. L. Knox and little son Gregory, of Orange. Although rooming at Boorowa, they spent their time at Frogmore with Mrs. Knox's sister, Miss Laura Uowarth. A fair number of locals have left or are leaving to go to Sydney for the big football game. Amongst those that have left are Messrs. F. Holmes, M. Holmes and E. Good, who will be returning on Monday.
[?] response To Call For Voluntary Workers To Clean Up Boorowa Cemetery [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
flMHMif olail For] Vdunllpllrkers to Clean iji!Bi)rowa Cemetery Boorowa citizens who turned up in such force to remove , the excessive grass and weed growth, and generally restore order to 'God's Acre' on Saturday last/ are to be congratu lated on their zeal, and the fine public spirit they displayed. The need for such work had been felt for some time, so that decisive action followed very swiftly upon the heels of the suggestion. The project was put. into effect with such enthusiasm that already a moBt highly commendable improvement is discernable in the Methodist, Presbyterian' and Anglican portions. . ' Interested representatives of the three denominations organ ised the 'working, bee' and in the vicinity of 90 men and wom en turned up throughout the day, to play their part in en suring that', unkempt, neglect ed surroundings shall not be permitted to detract from the hallowed associations of the area. Many worked throughout ? the morning, and these were joined by a great number ...
NEWS SUMMARY OF THE WEEK WHEAT DELINE IN N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
NEWS' SUMMARY OF THE WEEK WHEAT DELINE IN N.S.W. The. acreage under wtieat in N.S.W. has declined steadily since 1947/48, when 5,000,000 acres were sown and production reached 95 million bushels. It is estimated that 3 l/3rd mil lion acres of wheat for grain were sown in N.S.W. in the lat est year, 16 per cent, less than 1949/50. Production in N.S.W. is ex pected to be about 44 million bushels. Good crops in Western Australia and South Australia, j however, will offsef to some ex- 1 tent the poor crops in N.S.W. and Victoria and the Australian total should be about 183 million bushels compared to 218 mil lion bushels in 1949/50. ^ WOOL SESERVE PRICE PLAN. A minimum reserve price plan for wool is to be introduced if a majority of woolgrowers approve at a referendum to be held in the near future. The scheme will replace the Joint Organisation which is to be wound up shortly. It aims at setting a limit to any sudden . major decline in prices and is not designed to place an upper limit ...
PRESBYTERIAN [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
PRESBYTERIAN Sunday June 10: Boorowa, 3 p.m. ? . ' Sunday, June 24. Boorowa, 3 p.m, ! *,-?-?-.. Rev! M. MacDonald, MA. .:-^t^.i,,^ . ?&ii*'-';^'Mmist*r; -1-i 'WOBsmk mm' FRIDAY, 8th JUNE, 1951.
RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
'/?/ ' .'...RAINFALi; ''''-? Rainfafl registrations at Boor o^a Up till bjn. this morning' /at ihelBRorowa post, Office has 'Mmountea'fo l£ points; ;. Extremely; cold weather .lias .1 .been! Jsp^rienced, in' B£oi#wa - ;dujhh^t% jpSs|^week. and|«ahy r ^j^tiic^^j^dcA is prevailing
KING'S BIRTHDAY BOOROWA POST OFFICE HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
KING'S BIRTHDAY BOOROWA POST OFFICE HOLIDAY ARRANGEMENTS The following arrangements will be observed at Boorowa Post Office on Monday next, 11th JuneV Office open from 9 a.m. to 10 a;pi'. ? '??? . * -'Money Order and Savings Bank business will not be trans acted. . Country mails outward as usual. . Sydney and lfae mails close at 10 a.m. Street letter Teceiv ere cleared 9.30 a.m. There -will be no delivery of mail by the Postman. ? -Telephone continuous.
METHODIST CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
METHODIST CHURCH Sunday, June 10: Godfrey's Creek 11 a.m., Frogmore 3 p.m., Boorowa 7.30 p.m., Rev. Chairi Butts worth; Rye Park 3 p.m.. Mr. C. Veness. Sunday, June 17: Frogmore 11 a.m., Rye Park 3 p.m., Boor owa 7.30 p.m.. Rev. Charles Buttsworth. Tuesday, June 19: Reid's Flat 8 p.m., Rev. C. H. Buttsworth. Rev. C. H. Buttsworth, Minister.
DUCKS CAUSING DAMAGE TO CROPS AT FROGMORE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
DUCKS CAUSING DAMAGE TO CROPS AT FROGMORE The Chief Secretary and his restrictions on the de struction of -ducks have come in for some high condemna tion at Fragmore over the last few weeks. There are hundreds of ducks in the district now and many farmers have complained of the damage being caused by these birds to crops. Indeed, in one paddock adjoining the village two or three acres of crop, sur rounding a dam, have been ruined. Some farmers feel that they and the people of Australia have more right to make a living -and sat food than the ducks to mul tiply and grow fat. The Chief Secretary obvious ly thinks otherwise, as -stall it is- a closed season for ducks. It lias been reported from the Riverina rice growing- areas that most growers are in a bad way because of ducks and it is sincerely hoped here that things, are not allowed to a-each such' seriousness as in that area* ?? The matter will no doubt come' before the next meeting of Hife; Progress Association. , ; :i
REID'S FLAT CITIZENS FAREWELLED [?] TO STOREKEEPER AND POSTMASTER [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
REfflS FLAT CinZBNS TO STOREKEEPER AND POSTMASTER. A farewell supper was given to Mr. 'Mick' Wilson and fam ily in the lo-|al hall by the vil lagers on Friday night last. Some of the village's oldest inhabitants expressed regret at seeing the Wilsons transferring to Goulburn but, realising that they were taking a step towards the better things of life, wished them all the best for the future. Tokens of appreciation' were given by the villagers, the Red Cross, of which Mrs. Wilson has been an active member for many years, and the school child ren, in the form of a silver cof fee service, a cut crystal set and a brush, comb and mirror set.
Superphosphate Position Acute General Secretary Of F.S.A. Gives Warning To Boorowa Wheatgrowers [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
Superphosphate Position Acute General Secretary Of F.S.A. Gives Warning To Boorowa Wheatgrowers SPEAKING AT A MEETING 'OF THE BOOROWA BRANCH OF THE FARMERS AND SETTLERS' AS SOCIATION LAST SATURDAY AFTERNOON, THE N.S.W . GENERAL-SECRETARY (MR. McDOUGALL) WARNED THAT GROWERS SHOULD LODGE THEIR ORDERS IMMEDIATELY FOR NEXT SEASON'S SUP ERPHOSPHATE REQUIREMENTS. Mr. McDougall said he realised all the difficulties of storage, etc., but there was such a big lag in the supplies that it would probably be very difficult to get any if the ordering was left till the end of next year. 'It is no use counting on the . fact,' said Mr. Mc Dougall, 'that orders for this season did not come to hand in time so should arrive for next year» be cause old season's orders are cut off immediately the new ; season's deliveries are open ed.' - The Farmers and Settlers ' As sociation, he explained, acts as a chief clearing house for orders. In handling farmers' orders it receives a rebate, most of which is pass...
RUGBY NEWS ANNUAL R.C. BALL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
RUGBY NEWS ANNlFAL R.C. BALL Although the evening of the i?()th7ult.: $as. anything but pleasaiit a large crowd from Icftig aistances^a^ veil as those locally. vj8iStur6dK$ut to attend -^he'^C^Baij which was an out BfMHHflHSI iMl^e^^c^^a^e-pupper :%isj-rbvided by a willing, band JS'Ji^?&-andi;was. vpted as' 'one *of the best,' which is a credit 'to t&ose responsible. The church funds will benefit considerably. , Miss, E.;. Roberts, played the ex tras during the evening. , .TENNIS, CLUB RE-FORMED .The recently re-formed Tennis Club at Grassy Creek played their lrst;game on Sunday last, ?when a team of :?B' Grade play ers from the , Welcome Club at , Rye Park jourpeyed out to par ticipate in a friendly game. Although a large percentage of players from each team- are learners, some very good ten nis Was witnessed^ The home team was victorious by one set, the scores being 13 — 12. 'personals'* Mr. and Mrs. C. Twomey and baby daughter Christine, of 'Westmead, are visiting...