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Boorowa Amateur Picnic Race Club Chooses Date For Opening Meeting Hopes To Race In February [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
Boorowa Amateur Picnic Race Club Chooses Date For Opening Meeting Hopes To Race In February The matter of choosing a date for submission to the S.D.R.A. for Boorowa's 'first Picnic Race Meeting in 1952 proved a difficult job at the Club's meeting last week, as members varied in their opinions as t'o'the'area from which Boorowa would be most likely to receive support. - .Clashing with Crookwell, Yass, Goulburn and Canberra had to be avoided and also with the local Show. At the same time the date had to be close to those of other Clubs so that horses would stjil be in training and Boorowa would automatically be included - in the circuit. Somewhere in between the dates chosen by Crookwell and Yass appeared to be the - idea most favoured but the announcement that in formation had been receiv ed to the effect that Goul burn would not be racing next year clarified the situ ation! and the committee decided to apply for Friday. 28th February, the date normally allotted to Goul burn.' ???..;...
RYE PARK v. KANGIARA [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
-BYE PARK v. KANGIABA Played at Rye Park; Rye Park players mentioned first: — LADIES' DOUBLES Mesdames K. Gorham and G. Moorby v. Miss O. Penning and Miss P. Hart 6/3 0/6. MEN'S DOUBLES G. Fuller and K. Gorham v. K. Boyd and A. Moorby 6/1 6/0. B. Styles and A. Eerceval v. P. Goode and L.. Boyd. 6/1 6/0. G. Fuller and K. Gorham v. P. Goode and L. Boyd 6/1 6/2. B. Styles and A. 'Perceval v. ? K. Boyd and A. Moorby 6/0 6/1. MIXED DOUBLES G. Fuller and Mrs. .Moorby v. Miss O. Penning and K. Boyd 6?3. v. A. Moorby and ? Miss; P. Hart 6/1. B. Styles and Mrs. Moorby v. P. Goode and Miss O. Penn ing 6/5. A.. Perceval and Mrs, ^Gorham v. L. Boyd and Miss Pi Hart 6/1. G. Fuller and; Mrs.' Mporby v. A. Moorby and Miss P; Hart 6/2. K . Gorham and ? Mrs . Gorham v. K. Boyd and Miss O, Penn ing 6/0. B. Styles and Mrs. Moorby v. v. L. Boyd and Miss P, Hart 6/3. A . 'Perceval and Mrs . Gorham v. B. Goode and Miss O. - Penning i6/2. ' ., Scores: Rye Park; 17 sets 105 games; Kangiara, 1 set 29 games....
LEGAL ACTION TO RESUME ESTATE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
LEGAL ACTION TO RESUME vale' Estate, near BoorowaFS^ for 8oWiefr -settle«Wht 'fee-* ; cause the.x»wner, Mr. C R.* ., Smith, had refused to hon- \: or a written undertaking to * give peaceful vncant pos session.. «; _ ? The Sheriff's Officer at Goulburn has been instruct ed to immediately execute a ' warrant for possession of 'Mary vale?' Mr. Renshaw said that in Jan uary, at the owner's request, he had agreed to stay execution of a warrant for possession for 3 months to allow him time to sell his stock and remove his effects, subject to his giving a written undertaking to vacate the property peacefully within that period. ''Smith gave me this writ ten undertaking and has now repudiated it.' Smith offered 'Maryvale' to the Crown for soldier settlement, under the ballot . scheme, in February, 1949, at £6/2/6 an acre. This price he subsequently agreed in writing to accept, but he has since done everything possible to delay completion of. the deal, Mr. Renshaw said. His actions are typi...
DISTRICT TENNIS RYE PARK TEAM LOSE TO YASS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
DISTRICT TENNIS RYE PARK TEAM LOSE TO YASS The weather was beautiful for -a. match between Rye Park Welcome and Yass Junction ten nis teams on Sunday last. Yass Junction were the winners by 17 sets to 9. Results (Rye Park players be ing mentioned first): MEN'S DOUBLES J. Noakes and B. Styles v. 6. Armour and C. McFeeters 3/6 6/8; v. L..Judd and H: Lark ham 8/6; v. F. Finn and R. Alchin 6/3. K. Gorham and C. Stillwell v. L.;Judd,and H. Larkham 6/4; v. F. Finn and R. Aichin2/6; y. G, Armour and C. McFeet ers 2/6. A. Perceval and. L:. Clark v. F, ? Finn and R. Alchin 6/2; v. G. Armour and C. McFeeters 4/6; v. L. Judd and H. Lark ham 7/5. ? C. Russell and J. Carmody v. G. Armour and C. McFeeters 2/6; v. L. Judd and H. Lark ham ^3/6; v. F. Finn and R. Alchin 2/6. LADIES' DOUBLES Mrs. K. Gorham and Mrs.Com mens v. Mrs. Armour and Mrs Alchin 7/9 6/2; v.Mrs. Judd ' and Miss Wales 6/4. Mrs. Noakes and Mrs. Rudd v. Mrs. Judd and Miss Wales 0/6 1/6; Vi Mrs. Armour and Mrs Alchin 1/6. MIXED DOU...
FROGMORE HAS TWO SUCCESSES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
FROGMORE HAS TWO SUCCESSES Frogmore had two wins last week-end — not amaz ing) but very pleasing, to - say the least. The local team defeated the Rugby Aces at Rugby on Satur day after a good tussle and again on Sunday, Frogmore beat a team from Rugby, at Rugby, in a social match. Next Saturday, Frogmore meets Rye Park Welcome, at Frogmore. A crowd of spectat ors is expected. The team chos en is: Messrs. Harry Corcoran, Wally Banks, :Kev. O'Neill, Jack Sparkes and Mesdames J. Spark es and J. Corcoran. On Sunday a social match be tween Frogmore . and Trazy Creek will be conducted at Frog more. The team chosen is: Messrs. B. Dromgold, K. Bould ing, R. Good, D. Corcoran, Sv Corcoran, L, Banks; Mesdames J. Sparkes, H; Banks, V. Hill, I. Corcoran. A: -Frogmorle team :will be chosen to go to Reid's Flat on 17th June, to compete, for the Blackman Cup.
Boorowa Council Still Short of Electrical Staff [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
Boorowa Council Still Short of Electrical Staff 'Boorowa Shire Council is still exlremely short of elec trical staff and in consequence there is a considerable lag , in the installation and servicing work.' This was stated in a -report to last meeting of the Council by the Shire Clerk (Mr. C. W. Kenny) who said that every effort will be made to try and secure an 'addi- tional assistant mechanic. . ;. ' Mr. Kenny informed Council lors that the original appointee to the position, after coming to Boorowa, expressed dissatisfac tion with the. house provided for him and left the same day with out taking up duties. The ap pointment was then referred to the second choice, but he* impos ing payment of all removal ex ed so many conditions (includ penses, hotel accommodation for himself, wife and family) that Council could not consider them. He has withdrawn his ap plication. . The report was received.
BOOROWA DISTRICT SATURDAY TENNIS COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
BOOROWA DtSUaCT SAHIBAYTEWS COMPETITION Following are the scorfes of matches played- at the week-end: RUGBY ACES v. FROGMORE I Rugby players being mention ed first in each instance: LADIES' DOUBLES . . Mesdames J. Burns and G. Platt v. Mesdames H. Corcoran and J. Sparkes 0/6 6/4. MEN'S DOUBLES ' M. Mewburn and T.' Horton v. W. Banks and E. Good 6/2 3/6. ? T. Croker and B, Collins v. J. Sparkes and K. O'NeH! 4/6 0/6. M. Mewburn and T. Horton v. J. Sparkes and K. O'Neill 6/2 5/6. . T. CrnkeT and B.' Collins v. W. Banks and E. Good 2/6 0/6. MIXED DOUBLES M. Mewburn and Mrs. Burns v. W. Banks and Mrs. H. Cor coran 3/6. ? T. Horton and Mrs. Platt v. E. Good and Mrs. Sparkes 2/6. T. Croker and Mrs. Burns v. J. Sparkes and Mrs. Sparkes 0/6 . B. Collins and Mrs. Platt v. K. O'Neill and Mrs. H. Corcoran 4/6. M. Mewburn and Mrs. Burns v. E. XJood and Mrs. J. Sparkes 4/6. T. Horton and Mrs. Platt v. W. Banks and Mrs. H. Corcoran 4/6. !T. Croker and Mrs. Burns v. K. O'Neill and Mrs. H. Cor cora...
BOOROWA F.& S.A WANT EXTENSIONS TO WHEAT SILO State Member Asked To Press Claims [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
BOOROWA F.&SA WANT EXTENSIONS TO WHEAT SILO State Member Asked To Press Claims Boorowa branch of the Farmers and Settlers' Asso ciation will ask rtie local State Member (Mr. Fred J, Cahill, M.L.A.) to press their claims for silo exten sions at Boorowa. This' was Mecided at their; meeting on Saturday last aftei Mr. Lloyd Clatk MA spoke ofj warned that it mighTlave'ad verse results in the possible lowering of our railway truck priority, and also in occasioning delay in the proposed silo ex tension. The N.S.W. GeneralSecre tary (Mr. McDougall) said that all proposed bulk-head sites had been selected but he could not say whether Boorowa was among those chosen. Mr. Walter Thompson believ ed the shortage of cement w-jK}d preclude the possibility of silo extension, and that- we should be pleased to have a bulk-head built. . 'It would be an asset to the district,' said Mr. Thompson, 'and would to a great extent eliminate the hold-ups caused by waiting for trucks.' Mr. L. P. Gruber a...
NUMBY v. RUGBY HURRICANES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
NUMBY v. RUGBY . HURRICANES Numby players .being men ioned first: LADIES' DOUBLES. Mrs. P. Elvins and Miss E. Rob erts v.Misses N. and B. Mew- ) burn 4/6 5/6. MEN'S DOUBLES P. Roberts and C Roberts v. K. Butt and Mrs. C.' Platt 6/6 4/6. C. Ford and -O. Boberts v. C Mewburn And N. Mewburn ; - 6/4 4/6. ' .;..'? ???-;: ..'.= . ',. P. Roberts and C. Roberts v. C. and-N.| Mewbum 3/0 6/5. C. F!6rd and O. ? Roberts v* K. Butt and Mrs. C. Platt 2/6*6/5. r MIXED DOUBLES P. Roberts and. Miss E. Roberts v. K. Butt .and Miss B. Mew burn 6/2. O. Roberts and Mrs. P. Elvins v. C. Platt and Miss N. Mew burn 2/6. O. Roberts and Miss E. Rob . erts v. N... Mewbum and Miss B. Mewbuni 5/6^ C. Ford and Mrs. P. Elvins v. . C. Mewburn and Miss N. Mewbum 3/6. Scores: Rugby Hurricanes, 9 sets 70 games; Numby, 5 sets 64 games.
TENDER OF £4,393 ACCEPTED Rye Park Electricity Extensions [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
TCNMR OF £4,393 ACCEPTED . /L. ( i. Rye Park Electricity Extensions Boorowa Shine ^Qooncil at last Peek's (**nB(3fb£- de cided to Accept Iffc&jjefrder of Mr. A. C. Poole, of Kfogs grove, for the construction *f the Baorowa-Rye Park r electricity extension eon tract at the tendered price of £4,393, plus basic wage increases subsequent to date of tender, with extras and deductions at _ scheduled rates. COUNCILLORS' REQUESTS. ,It was' suggested that in view of increasing business to be transacted at Council meetings and'the consequent necessity for curtailment of discussions, Coun cillors, /submit written reports for minor attention to roads dir ectly to the £hire Engineer.
RYE PARK P. & C. MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
RYE PARK P. & C. MEETING The Rye Paric P. and C. Asso ciation held a meeting on Satur day afternoon to discuss a mo tion re the date of a Jubilee Con cert. The Kenny's Creek P. and C. were invited to attend and .were represented by Misses D. Quinn ana J. noigace. It was decided to hold the concert on the Saturday before the Christmas break-up, e.g., Saturday,. 8th. December. It was left in the hands of the teachers to make arrangements for the various items. —
TO THE EDITOR. "BAD BOADS THE REASON WHY BOOROWA IS SLIPPING" [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
TO THE ffiffiTOOR.* 'BAD ffiADS THE REASOf WHY BOOROWA IS SLIPPING' Sir,— i iMSM Won m\6vi me a small ^pafe^a., 'your valuable paper ttjrVSJIJ&es's' ' my Sfiiaon why 'BooM^ is slipping back.' I.read^jarticle in your last week'g i|B|ffep'f the 'Boorowa News' |l|ss3fe the 'Boorowa Shire Coljncli once again intro duced thpaiiestion of establidfe ing a Co»i||nity Hotel at Boor 0W«1''-;.;HP:'-:.-'- ' :..-!' *ay^™teei.JBp. Councillors, arid hav^^ffiVi^iads repaired. I have trj||g}ed 7£rom Brisbane to AdejJ|pa«d J)ack and can honesthtlMKi' larVe -never seen isuch. diaan&fol roads as we have igH|§||Bgorowa Shire; It isleraliPiinion that the shockinjg^fe'lff ' our roads is the m^^^^Pfl -why our town ; Thos^^»0iving in the eountrSH&gf&lBidre ; respect for their I^^Kliemselves than to tra^^^^^'I'oads, -and they will 'i^^^^iransfer their busine|^^Ptep-ing to larger 'ttonisaHUpEr *raveUing is ^^BgMmm0£ toasts T%W&l3b?r1&- Community Hotel' question ...
FROGMORE GIRL TENDETED PRE-WEDDING PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
FROGMORE GIRL TENDERED PRE-WEDDING PARTY Tht R-ift evening tendered Miss Phyllis White last Satur day night was indicative of Frogmore's. willingness to hon or its couples who intend to marry. Quite a large crowd assembl ed in the Kail to welcome Phyllis and fiancee. Colin Boulding, with 'For They Are Jolly Good Fel lows' as they entered the hall. Young Roma Good presented Phyllis with' a beautiful should er spray which was made by Miss Nancy Holmes. The spray well matched the delightful green crepe frock, trimmed sparsely but effectively - with silver beads, which was worn by the guest of honor. The couple proceeded to the stage where a very fine array of ex cellent gifts were . displayed on a table. The chairman. Mr. Max Holm es, expressed his pleasure at bring able to wislii Phyllis and Colin (Ted) 'the greatest suc cess in their forthcoming mar riage.' Messrs. B. Holmes ahd J. Hill aHded their wishes before the Sifts 'vere officially presented amidst : pplause. On behalf of hims...
R.S.L. Launches Appeal To Assist Widow Of Boorowa Ex-serviceman [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
R.S.L Launches Appeal To Assist Widow Of Boorowa Ex-serviceman ^mQffi&A : BRANCH OF THE RETURNED SOLD IERS' U^GUE DECIDED AT. ITS .USUAL MONTHLY MEETING ON FRIDAY LAST THAT IT WOULD. OPE.N A FUND*' THROUGH THE COLUMNS OF THE 'BOOR- , OWA NJSWS,J'. TO ASSIST THE FAMILY OF MR. JOHN NEWLIftG. WHO WAS KILLED UNDER SUCH TRAGlQ CIRCUMSTANCES ON WEDNESDAY OF LAST WEEK. The ^ president (Mr. Harvey Armour), of Rye .Park, in declaring the 'meeting open, called for two minutes' silence in bonof «E the memory of. Mr. Newling, who had been a member; of the Bworowa branch of the League before he transferred to Warwick. A motion was carried that the Branch shbuld subscribe 25 gns. to the.FfKd for Mrs. Newling, and that ran appeal should be launched' through the columns of the 'News' for subscriptions to the fUnd. The list is to be headed iwith the R.S.L.'s dona tion t)f 26 guineas. ? Mr. Gi.W. Kenny also donated £5,. sta^hg that such an appeal must be strongly supported, when . it. is real...
GOLF ASSOCIATES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
GMf ASSOCIATE Last Wednesday the second round of the Medal Competition wab played. The best scores in this round were returned by Miss H. Rolfe with a nett 68 and Mrs. 'H. Thompson with a nett 60. ' Handicaps of several of the Associates were reduced as a result of this event. Those to be congratulated are Mrs. Flan nery, Mrs. A. Bobbin, Mrs. Lind say, Miss Wright, Mrs. H. Thompson and Miss Rolfe. Next Wednesday's competition will be the First Round of the Greig Cup — a 36 Holes Stroke event — to be decided over two day's play. On Sunday next, 10th June, a Committee meeting will be held in the Clubhouse at 2 p.m. Ladies are reminded that Mon day is '.'Gungewalla Cup*' Day and are requested to provide afternoon tea , for Members competing in this event. The draw for Wednesday next is as follows: — I. O'Hara v. M. Corcoran, P. Keif v. T. Sullivan. D. Bobbin v. M. Liggins. W. Clements v. D. Becker. H. Boucher v. A. Blair. G. Dwyer v. M. Emery. P. McCormack v. V. Williams E. Hancock y. ...
ON THE LINKS. GOLF NEWS CAPTAIN'S TROPHY WON BY JACK McGRATH AND MRS. FLANNERY [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
JN1 THE LINKS. GOLF NEWS CAPTAIN'S -.TROPHY WON m JACK. McGKATH AND MRS. FLANNEKY The main event competed for on'bunday lash was the * Captain's (Mr. K. Macfher son) Trophy, which consist ed of an IS, Holes Mixed Canadian Foursome. This competition attracted an excellent field of 33' pairs and some very fine cards were re turned. Honors in the event went to Jack McGrath (Club President) and Mrs. Dick Flannery with a nett five- under par. The second place was filled by Horrie McDonald and Miss tielen Rolfe on the 'count-back' from Bob Lindsay and Mrs. H. Dowling, each finishing with a nett 60. A Stableford Handicap over S holes was staged for those members present without part ners and this event was won by Bert Lawler with 19 Stableford points; ' ? The competition on Saturday Last was a Par Handicap, and Tom Thomson was successful in winning the 'A' Grade with 4 up, and Terry McGrath the 'B' Grade with 3 up — both excellent cards. Results were:— CAPTAIN'S TROPHY J. P. McGrath and Mr...
RESALE OF NEW CARS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 8 June 1951
RESALE OF NEW CARS * ? 4 'Almost every dajy in Sydney we hear of a caseW resale of new cars, particularly American cars, which have just been re leased to purchasers,' '' said Mr. H. E. Richards, N.Tt.M.A. gen eral secretary. 'This sort of thing is obviously very rife, right throughout Australia. 'While there is nothing illeg al in this traffic, it is unsavoury, to say the least. Obviously the persons who have secured re lease have made. a false state ment when making out a case for priority, and -have thus pre vented many car-hungry people acquiring a new .vehicle for legitimate use. ?'/All we can say is that it is an unfortunate* sign( of the times, and evidence of' demoral isation.'