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N.S.W. Invaded In 1875 COMING OF THE RABBIT [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
N.S.W. Invaded In 1875 COMING OF THE I RABBIT I It is probably not genera a known how Australia canw// be possessed of the rabbifejSr It would appear that thdjV^t . came to Australia wlthj^H^ p Fleet, close on to 160 yeareSgJ^j i*® Governor owned three, the mi'ii/ the other two. A year or two later, in 1791 ship Gorgon arrived with a con^ ment for settlers, and it was not'n 50 years later that a heavy tion was reported on Rabbit lsia^ off Wilson's Promontory, jn' v toria. lc On the mainland, however, the car nivorous animals and birds kept th species from spreading. But. \y, igg the Lightning arrived with 24 v.-ji, rabbits for one Thomas Ausiin 0 Barvvon Park, near Geelong, insj(j( six years Austin killed more thai 20,000 of the pests on his estate, bu the thousands that were left br^j an, spread so rapidly that N.S.W. Waj invaded in 1875. South Australia » 1878. Queensland in 1886, and by th beginning of the century the scoum had spread over two-thirds of ^ Continent. The rabbit in...
Carpet That Shines In The Dark [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
Carpet That Shines In The Dark (By S. T. Carter) . lliis is not a inagic. trick, bat the result of many experiments with the use of tie ultra- violet ray, or as it is commonly known 'Black Light ' Tim raj' has been used extensively by the medical profession in tie healing of the body, bat now it is entering the commercial world in advertising and general utility. What is 'Black Light ' and how j can it be used? Before that question can be answered, first let me try to explain something about the spec trum. If a prism interrupts a ray of sunlight, so that it falls on a white screen, seven colors will show up, namely, violet, indigo, blue, green. vellnu.- nrnnfp nnri twI TViprp nrp thp colors visible to the, naked eye, but are not all the colors in the spectrum. Above the violet, we have a color, or ray, which is known as the ultra violet, and below the red there is the infra-red. These colors or rays are present, although not visible. The ultra-violet ray is the one which is called '...
SOIL CONSERVATION PROJECTS TO BE COMMENCED IN SHIRE? [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
SOIL CONSERVATION PROJECTS TO BE COMMENCED IN SHIRE? Cowra EHsfcrict War Agricni ?sural Committee at its last twif-tiiig deckled to urge Hie comm&nc&cuexit of demonstration projects oil practical soil conser vation in the Shires of Wangwfla Lrndhnrst and Bonce.. It was decided to recommend to the authorities the setting up by the Soii Conservation Service of Demon, station project areas in the shires named, the major cost of such pre- ' limir.ary projects tc- be borne by the Government, Utilisation of Existing Machinery , Pods. It was further suggested that , consideration be given in the post- ' war period to utilisation of existing machinery pools in connector with mechEnical soil conservation work. Opinions were expressed tiiat practical extension of soil con. wrvaiion methods tiuvngbont districts affected by erosion were long overdue. The project manager of the Cowra Soil Conservation Service attended the meeting by u 'itation, and gave some highly interesting ex...
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK | Mr. Geo. Hoason. who was severe ly injured when he fell from a bi cvcle last week, is still a patient at Blayney District Hospital. He is making satisfactory improvement. Master Terry Wallace, of Waver ley has been spending the school vacation at Blayney, staying with relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Con Abbott. ; of Ogilvie Street. Blayney Diggers' Ball has been ; cancelled. Insufficient time for the ; necessary organisation is the reason for this step being taken. ? » * Another Blavney soldier home on leave is Cpl. Bryce Batty, staying with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. Batty, of Osman Street. ' ' ' * I Misc Kath. Porter, teacher at Ca bramatta Public School, who has : been spending the school vacation at , Blayney with the 0'Malley family. ? returned to the City on Sunday ; night. Pte. George Abbott is borne on leave. He is now stationed at a sou thern location. 'Mr Gwen Murphy, of Waverley, has been having a holiday at Blay ney. * * * Master John Bean bas been spend in...
Marines And Dogs On Island [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
Marines And Dogs On Island U.S. Marines and! their specially trained dogs stand by in a jungle | clearing on Bougainville awaiting their next patrol assignment against j the Japanese on the island in the Northern Solomons of the South Pacific. The dogs are used to locate enemy snipers and sometimes take messages back to the command post from far-flung patrols. — 'U.S. Office of War Information Picture.' ? - ? ?
TALKATIVENESS NOT APPRECIATED BY ANCIENT SPARTANS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
TALKATIVENESS NOT APPRECIATED BY ANCIENT SPARTANS i ; - - : 5 : v . ; . h; ? :hec n.xbnc :n-:r- :r.:r. u'.i.i: rises'. Oz-zi i :?»;.) rw. n th: icgctr 5-ci v srruji. f .. uinin. .in.: rb: 7i.'-r-u,;.:i:-r sen', .ir jrvr-' 'r Sp.i ! ' ? r: ssi :'.t h-'ir. H- n;a-J. .. i'MK spct c t: ae-crininj. :h; duriess o: tiv Kijr.dfr« Mi' :n; un: nirr. d;.-, emp. 5~ndzc. ant ioic iun: ?'VV rnrfrnTjr *h, beginning or v:-i:r szteezi: ^nc v.'i undersLanc nothing '.h; finish ' Th1. fcn::n:-s;nci.cr popuiatior. sen: Lririibt: crvr'. Spcrtr. urrrmg him tc bt a: a: possihii ir. hi; request ; Hi . L z j?: c-: empty ficur bags with E7.d. r^i-mag oat :?r ihc- Assernbh' ? oi Spir.i. be Seic. 'I: if empty. Pieasc j I--- :'1' ? j v. '-Dt Spzm^i jramediately gig. j z-i -b-:v f -J j ed the other bags as well, but before be left the chairman of the As- j se=r:y tola bim. 'You need not have j point*-; Oct to us that your bags were empty. We couuid have seen it anyway. 'It was not necessary to ask us to fill them...
Sleep For Baby Health Department's Advice [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
Sleep For Baby Health Department's Advice I A young infant should sleep from 20 to 22 hours out of the 5M. After being changed and fed, he should be put back into his cot, being laid on the opposite side to that on which he slept last. If 'nursing' and 'rock- | ing' to sleep are avoided, the baby will never expect it, and will soon I develop the habit of going to sleep without any effort on the mother's part. Playing with baby prior to put ting him down for the night is a most injurious habit. It produces excite ment and results in sleeplessness. Baby should be prepared for bed, fed and then put down for the night in tHfe dark and left to go to sleep by himself. An infant's eyes should not be ex posed to the glare of electric light and it is most unwise for him to be kept up 'until Daddy comes home' or for the entertainment of evening visitors. Mothers should endeavor to take baby to the Baby Health Centre re guarly each week for weighing and expert advice. .
WALKED OFF WITH SEWING MACHINE : LITHGOW BURGLARY [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
WALKED OFF WITH SEWING MACHINE : LITHGOW BURGLARY A thief, or thieves, who entered the home of Mrs. Dulcic Hickey, 74 Mort- . street. Lithgow. on Tuesday night pick- ! cd up an electric sewing machine and . walked out again ivitbout being noticed, j The machine is valued at £14. It is j thought that the intruders noticed the ? open door, walked into the hall, saw the . machine and calmly walked out with it. . An clectric drill, also valued at £ 14. ; disappeared from the Woollen Mills or. Tuesdav. Police are invc$:iga::r.£ be' cases. ? ?
ATTENDANCE OF 50 AT BLAYNEY BABY HEALTH CENTRE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
ATTENDANCE OF 50 AT BLAYNEY BABY HEALTH CENTRE j - i The following particulars re. lating to the work of the above, mentioned Baby Health Centre Hnrlng the past month have been, kindly furnished by Director-General of Public Health (Dr. E. Sydney Morris) : Babies weighed, 48. Attendance at Centre: Infants, under one yeai, 27; under two years. 9; under three year, 5. Total attendance (including mothers -without babies), 50. Daily average attendance at Cen tre. 25. ? ?
£12,000 Wanted Blayney's Quota For 2nd Victory Loan [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
IROOO Wanted I Blayney 's Quota For 2nd W Victory Loan I Blayney War Loan Committee j intend to make every post a winner in the 2nd Victory Loan. A.t their September meeting at the ire Council Chambers, various me- I jds of organisation were discussed, j \. scheme, outlined by Mr. Colin orge, organiser, was favored. This avides for the allocation of quotas ? towns situated in the area. The lount allotted must not exoeed o-fifths of Blayney's total. [n the event of ail area securing: ; number of subscribers and the j -ney, it will receive an award of i wants for its achievement. | I QUOTAS ALLOTTED. district allotments are: wbridge (22 subscribers ) . £1350' ville-Shaw (14) ? ? 850 bby's Yards (14) ? 800 'ghamstown (12) ? 800 tum'a OivkAlr (1A\ fvrtA lg's Plains (8) ? 500 j Total ? £4800 ' !*his leaves Blayney £7,200 to ; se, with, the number of subscribers 120. GULGONG CHALLENGED. j i At the suggestion of Mr. O. )rosby, it was decided to issue challeage to Gulgoing, on a per. jemtag...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
WHERE TO BUY THE 'CHRONICLE' THE CHRONICLE' is cn sale ar 'he allowing Newsagents: MRS. HEALY, Blayncy. W. CLARK. Carcoat. ; C. J. LEABEATER, Lyndburst. MRS. ROSSER, Blayney. v. J. C. AMOS. Millthorpe. ' H. BUCKLEY, Mandurama. %5£aY 8 DEVENISH, Neville. W, H. 'HILL, Woodstock. V. P. COLLINS, Newbridge. KINDuY PLACE YOUR ORDER, as iievvsprint restrictions necessitate a ISTRICT LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF EXTRAS PRINTED. T. G. STAMMERS AUCTIONEER STOCK AND STAllON AGENT CARCOAR ? ? ? Sales conducted in Any Part of tb* District .. Agent For: — Farmers' and Settlers' Co-op. Insurance Coippam ' DOMO SEPARATORS
LAYNEY ARREST BY SERVANT POLICE ERGEANT [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
Layney arrest by feSERVANT POLICE ERGEANT While returning to Orange re ltly by train, Sergeant Swift mght he recognised a man wanted the police for absconding from 1 at Parkes on August 10. Sergeant uthwcll joined Sergeant 'Swift at jyney, and as the man paraded the ridor of the train, he was recognised the police and arrested. He is rsor in Howard, 3 1 , who at the Parkes lice court on August 10 was charged th breaking and entering a garage at it town with intent to steal. As he led to appear his bail was forfeited d a warrant issued for his arrest. How 1 appeared at the Orange police court Wednesday morning and was remand
Lyndhurst Personals [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
Lyndhurst Personals Mr. Jack Holman is spending an- ! nual leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Holman. of Lyndhurst Pub lic SchooL * * * Mrs. B. McGrath left for Sydney on Friday night to attend her cou sin's funeral. » * * The Presbyterian stall had brisk trade and realised £3 net. * * * LAC Rae Suddull has returned to camp after being home for a few . davs recuperating. | . ? i
EARLY START OK CENTRE AT DUBBO [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
m&RLY START ON CENTRE AT DUBBO If i: bd«m: ;- z:±si :: ~u.~ J the DssSbc ispz^sLHt'.-r: lcz rrr 11 nirt ts-fiis ~j~£. zscr: -nths. Hc«rr«r. i'.ib: - z'z ibr »ctor (Mr. A G. brr-r Yrurz been infcrc-c of ihi i^tpus: i z: cender. do igmtnmi hzi beer rtacb- . ,«t be twees Him aad toe DepErtnen* 0! cbe Interior on a prke £cjs.niE«:t Thii is rendered oecetssrv becscst tlx e of time has tender zd hhe the 'rices on which the tender wss frzraed- - Hxtor's Brick Co. Pty. Ltd., has re- i ciiTed an order for the manufacture of ; n.If..a million bricks, required for the ? ?y.ilding of the three-storey structure. ; - :is order 2'oce indicates the value of ; ? undertaking will bt to Dubbo. — j L'.-bbo 'Liberal.'
Recovery Possible [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
Recovery Possible The last guest to arrive at the dinner party was drunk. He finally became aware of the woman seated next to him, fixed her with a long and bleary stare, scal loped with hiccoughs. , 'Madam,' he told her, 'you are pvshrrcmplv urfv. (hie) woman. Matt'ta- V fact, you're ugliest woman I ever hojte to see in my (hie) life.' 'And you, sir,' came back the oat raged victim, 'a« the drunkenest man 1 ' have ever seen!' . 'True, madam/' said -the inebriate. . it 'Perfectly true, no doubt. - But ,1 shall get over (hie) thai ih the morning.'
[?]FINE RECORD BY MOLONG LODGE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
FINE RECORD BY MOLONG LODGE When Bro. P. Eckford, P.G., of the Loyal Queen of the Valley Lodge, Lithgow, some time ago raised the question as to whether four veterans of the lodge could claim a record in regard to aggregate ages and years of membership, he certainly started something, says the Lithgow 'Mer. cury.' There have since been a num ber of other lodges throughout the Commonwealth which have disputed Lithgow*s record, but now Molong comes into the picture with some thing which will really take some beating. Loyal Pride of West Lodge, j Molong, provides the following list | of names and ages: J. W. Hull, aged j 92, 68 years' membership; Geo. Bur gess, 95, 65; Sister Woolbank. 82, 58; A. G. Price, 7T, 55; H. G. Langdon, 72, 54; D. Starr. 77, 55; Geo. Nev ille, 80. 55; W. Mfttthews, 73, 51; E. L.' M. } age of*?®' yea«C membership of a fraatton wr -J.';®
SCHEDULES NOW AVAILABLE FOR CARCOAR SHOW [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 13 September 1944
I SCHEDULES NOW i AVAILABLE FOR j CARCOAR SHOW Schedules for Carcoar Show bare now been completed at tfte ' West Macquarie ' office and ate available from the Secretary (Mr. Jack EUery) Bumt Yards, lie list of events is a varied one, ; and should ensure a. successful ex hiMtimi A feature thi^ vear will be special attract ie-s. excellent cizes being allotted for -r?:rir.? and ? untpng Profits from the Sho.v \v_L. c* ir. Aid of Carcoar and a ?.e-i -toss branches.