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£1400 NOW SUBSCRIBED Edgar Corcoran Fund Steadily Rising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
[?] Edgar Corcoran Fund Steadily Rising Total cash on hand for the Edgar Corcoran Fund iB now in the vicinity of £1400 V and the amount is rising steadily day by day. This was revealed by the report of the treasurer (Mr. K. Martin) at the meeting of the Edgar Corcoran Fund Committee held in the Coun cil Chambers on Monday night last. The President^Mr. C.'K. Gor ham) presided over the meeting at which all members were pre sent. ' ' The treasurer also reported satisfactory progress in connec tion with the competition for the Gold Wristlet Watch donat ed by Mr. R. Ollerenshaw. DONATION OF SHEEP REPLIES The secretary (Mr. W. Cur tis) reported that there would not be so many sheep to dispose of as at first anticipated, the number of sheep promised to date being in the vicinity of 60. The reason for the lesser num bers is that many graziers are forwarding cash instead of promising sheep. Mr. C. Gorham reported that the sale to be held on June 28 by the local auctioneers may be cancelled b...
HUGE BULK WHEAT STORAGE PROGRAMME Farmers Are Urged To Grow Big Crops [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
HUGE 8tM WHEAT STORAGE PROGRAMME Farmers Arc Urged To Grow Big Crops The greatest single pro gramme of bulk wheat stor age ever undertaken in this State was announced by the Minister for Agriculture (Mr. E. H. Graham, M.L.A.) when he gare the names of the first 48 BiteB selected for the erection of tempor ary bulkheads to store the coming wheat crop. , ,'?'.?? Mr, Graham said that, be cause of the scarcity of corn Backs and their high cost, he was doing everything possible to provide facilities to handle as much as possible of the com ing wheat crop in bulk. Sites announced by Mr. Graham included Bribbaree. Caragabal, . Koorawatha , and Quahdialla. The Minister said these bulk heads would be in addition to those already in existence at Maimuru, Noonbinnai Watta rnondara and 16 other centres. 'Sub-terminals at Junee and Werris Creek, each of 3,000,000 bushel capacity, will be ready to receive wheat during the coming harvest and these will relieve the position, particularly in those a...
No Tinned Food Shortage For Six Months: Grocers [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
No TifliiedoFootlsShmta^ia ? i 1 i: t \-} 1 C' t(O-.i j } t-Ji I ^l( 1 i-^n'lilikll tilt -fi Ti.rJi-i' iw? *\i Though tin-cattllhiaHufQCturfe'ih'NyS.'W'!l'WaS'cu^*y 30 per: cent.. from lak.iF^dayri.Boorow.a/^rojBerp^^fflot.ibejlieve a serious shortage of Unnedi .food' will nbe felt4ocallynfor;pt least six months.; ri .„-: ; :??;'?..?!? ..im -iiuj-,/ -; -\',-\-i, jd-i.r . Tiiey .'saidj'itqTdayy.l-ihly^ h^a' ample supplies 'of most liri^s (0^t cannedfood. ,,... ,. ,,...j'»J'' ! j,^',. . .'.The 'cut has Jji6ien'c.aviseQ|by:re7j duc.^d .suDplies. ,of ,tjn plate, f rorii B'ritain . ^d'jthe^^mted-.StalteB., .; ^rQc.ers',sa.|d',tt»ey ^ieveqi^r iYP'uld. mean' shortage^ of tjh-u?dH milk, fvjitt: ^rid bj'scuits.'' TO! :' said one grocer, 'there will prob ably be a rush. Then the tin I jpltjjte ^^rta^wjjr'ina^jmat 1 ; jfiWS ;^aia a^'* ? ai ready oh qubtai(sSStetos'fp? tin- . ,ned ffli^, , . f ox rwhTptiJtlie 'fle'mand ,' jPacto^ ^whjch , nave , 'caused the' Phdrt'age M Wri'ed '&uit up ...
RAIN HOLDS UP SOWING IN SOME AREAS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
RAIN HOLDS UP SOWING IN SOME AREAS Mr. F. Autrey-Hall, Dis trict Agronomist) said the recent falls of rain would be useful to all growth. However, it had stopped sow ing in the heavy clay country, i.e., the Bribbaree-Quandialla area. This would mean that sowing could not take place until too late a stage. It would be very beneficial now if the present warm weather continued, said Mr. Autry-Hall. The grazing was good, he state! As it was too close to winter, there would not be much growth and it would mean that at the conclusion of the season little feed would be available. Crops sown just before- 'the rains should have good growth, added the Agronomist.
LUCERNE IN THE WHEAT ROTATION Successes With Sown Pasture [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
LUCERNE IN HE WffiAT ROTATION Successes Wife Sown Pasture As lucerne is becoming more popular with the -wheat farmer for use in the wheat rotation, a trial was commenced in 1947, at the Department -of Agricul ture's Experiment Station Tran gie, to demonstrate the super iority of a sown pasture of 2 lb. lucerne, i lb. Wimmera rye and 2 lb. burr medic (Medicago denticulata) over naturally re generating pasture; seeding rate for the wheat was 50 lb. per acre. Both areas, each of 5 acres, were lightly stocked with sheep and cattle at periodic intervals from the time the wheat was harvested in November, 1947, until fencing materials were available in June, 1948. SHEEP PER ACRE Stocking figures over a 2-year period (1948/50) proved that the number of sheep per acre per annum on naturally regen erating pasture was 0.5, and on sown pasture 3.24. 'Heavy rainfall experienced during this period produced a large bulk of feed and made it possible to obtain more than average carrying capacity fig...
RYE PARK TAKES LEAD IN SAT DISTRICT TENNIS COMPETITION RUGBY IN SECOND POSITION [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
RYE PARK TAKES LEAD TENNIS COMPETITION RUGBY IN SECOND POSITION As the result of fixtures played at the week-end, Rye Park take the lead in the Boorowa District Saturday Tennis Competition. Bala team, who have been Joint leaders since the com mencement of the competition, were defeated easily by Frog more. RYE PARK v. RYE PARK WELCOME. Played at Rye Park.. Rye Park players mentioned first: LADIES' DOUBLES Mesdames Gorham and Commens 'v. Misses U: Clark and J. Perks 6/0 6/2. MEN'S DOUBLES G. Fuller and K. Gorham v. J. Noakes and R. Daly 6/0 6/3. A. Perceval and B. Styles v. J. Frost and L. Clark 6/2 6/1. G. Fuller and K. Gorham v. J. Frost and L. Clark 4/6 6/1. A. Perceval and B. Styles v. J. Frost and R. Daly 6/0 6/2. LADIES' DOUBLES G. Fuller and Mrs. Commens v. J. Noakes and Miss U. Clark 6/1.' K. Gorham and Mrs. Gorham v. R. Daly and Miss J. Perks 6/0. * B. Styles and. Mrs. Commens v. J. Frost and Miss U. Clark 6/5. A. Perceval and Mrs. Gorham v. L. Clark and Miss J. Perks 6/2. G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
i Here's good news indeed if your eyes are troubling you! 9 Gibb & Beeman's Travelling Consulting Room is coming your way and you have this splendid opportunity of having your eyes tested by skilled refractioniste using the finest of modern equipment. Glasses will only be recommended if you really need them. ^^%;i YOUR WAY... fiibb and Beeman's famous eye service GIBB jMemIn Next visit ol Travelling Consulting Room: . BOOROWA: Royal Standard Hotel, MONDAY, 2nd JULY. Appointments may be made with Mr. J. Thomas, Chemist. YOUNG: Royal Hotel, TUES., 3rd July; WED.,. 4th July. Ap pointments may tie made with Mr. W. P.. Gilbert, Newsagent. ? HARDEN: Garrington Hotel, (THURS., 5th JULY. Appointments may be made with D. J.' McNamara, Chemist. Box 10, Harden. A, J. BEEMAN— A. S. SKELLETT — Optometrists.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
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FACTS ABOUT BREAD [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
FACTS ABOUT BREAD Since bread is probably the most popular of all Aus tralian foods, we should know just how it contrib utes to our diet and helps to supply our daily nut rientB. , One of the main reasons for eating bread is to satisfy our hunger. Bread is one of the foods which is high in carbohy drate., and so it makes an ap preciable contribution to our. calories each day. In addition, it contains protein, which helps to supplement the animal pro tein in our diet, minerals! such as calcium and iron, and vita min B. Any type of bread eaten in an ordinary mixed diet is a good food: however, different kinds of bread supply different amounts of food nutrients. The extraction rate of white flour, as we obtain it in New South Wales, is 70 per cent., which is quite high when compared with the flour of some other coun tries. Because of this, white flour still contains some pro tefn, vitamins and minerals, al though not as much as whole meal flour, which also contains the germ and the bra...
HOW HOUSEWIVES CAN OVERCOME BUTTER SHORTAGE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
OVERCOME '? . : BOim SHORTAGE ?': ? Jftiis'lMit generally known that the food values of but 1 ter and table margarine Are identical* both in calories ; and vitamins. J :^tfa the progressive fall in butter production in Australia. = ^ housewives can console them ' selves with the knowledge that margarine -will be more than a substitute. But can they? The facts are that because butter is marketed under a sub sidy scheme— with a relative low selling price— only; two-fifths of the total production of table margarine permitted by quan titative legislation is being pro duced and sold. ' Of the other three-fifths of possible 'production, if this amount is not produced and sold by June 30 next, the amount short produced cannot by law, be manufactured in any other period, so that if a butter short age does develop next year, table margarine will again be an under-the-counter line. Forecasts of butter shortage in Australia were made by ag riculture experts in every State and the causes were s...
WOOL SALES DEDUCTION Federal Member Asks Questions [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
WOOL SALES DEDUCTION Federal Member Asks Questions Mr. Fuller: I address to the Treasurer a question which re lates to the hardship clause in the Wool Sales Deduction Act which was recently enacted by ^his Parliament. Will the Treas urer inform me of the number of applications for exemption from the operation of the Act that have been lodged under the hardship clause; also of the number of applications approv ed; and of the total amount of moneys deducted from the wool growers under the Act? Sir Arthur Fadden: I shall obtain fhe information and sup ply it to the honorable member.
MOTOR CYCLE ACCIDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
MOTOR CYCLE ACCIDENTS The N.R.M.A. shares the alarm expressed' by the Austra lian Road Safety Council at the big increase in the number of accidents involving motor cyc lists. N.R.M.A. general secretary, Mr. H. E. Richards, said it was appalling that the number of motor cyclist fatalities through out Australia ? had increased from 281 in 1949 to 424 in 1950, compared with 202 and 2j59 re spectively for drivers of other motor vehicles Real reason for the high num ber of cyclist fatalities was their vulnerability, riders not having the protection of a steel body, he said. -Continued publicity of that point was necessary in an effort to induce added care among riders. -At the same time he appealed to drivers of other motor vehicles to appreciate cyclists' difficulties, not to crowd them off the road, but to allow them ample opportunity to pass on hills and other places where the greater manoeuvrability of cycles, made passing safe. Mr. Richards-,tliought a re view should A Wms&...
WOOL MEN WARNED When Damaged Drops Will Need To "Pull Up Socks" [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
WON, MEN WARNED Wken Demand Drops Will Need To 'Tall Up Sotks' That high wool prices have not induced improvement in quality of the wool clip of New South Wales 1b the con sensus of opinion of Syd ney wool buyers and sellers who handled the 1950/51 clip on the brokers' show floors. The impression they gained was that high replacement stock costs had encouraged a less vigorous culling - of flocks by many growers, and this was confirmed by the increasing pro portion of shorter-stapled and doggy fleeces. Commenting on the' general character of the N.S.W. clip, Mr. R. Bavin, Dalgety's Sydney wool department manager, said that, while there was no retro gression in the quantity of either high-grade spinners' speciality wools, or deep-stapled Bradford warp types — in fact, some clips eclipsed their usual standards both in style and staple. Often while the leading lines of clips were most attract ve, the rest of the lots were be low standard. This was not al ways due to the inadequate, cull...
BOOROWA GOlF CLUB Committee Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
BOOROWA GOU CLUB Commftlee Meeting The monthly meeting of the Boorowa Golf Club Committee was- held in the Club House on Thursday, 14th June, at 8 p.m. Present: In the absence of the President, the Senior VicePresi dent', Mr. M. B. McMahon, occu pied the chair, and the following Committeemen were in attend ance: Messrs. A. F. Wood, R. E. Lindsay, H. Dowling, K.J Mac Pherson, J. R. Whale and the Hon. Secretary (Mr. A. A. Bob bin). Dr. I. L. Keif joined the meeting at 9 p.m. Mr.. H. Thompson was also present. Apologies for non-attendance were received from Messrs. J. P. McGrath (President) and B. P. Garry. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirm ed, on the motion of Messrs. Whale and Lindsay. CORRESPONDENCE Appeal from Deaf, Dumb and Blind Institute: It was decided on the motion of Messrs. Mac Pherson and Whale, that no ac tion be taken in this reirard. it being the considered ' opinion that this is amatter for individ uals. S.W.D. Teams Match: On the motion of Messr...
UNUSUAL CHARGE IN YOUNG COURT Monteagle Man Kept Too Much Petrol [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
WflSUAl HDBME ffl YOUNG COURT Monteagfe flan Kept Too Mini Petrol A Monteaglfe auan, Henry George Bowler, was fined in the Young Court last week on an unusual charge ' — keeping an excessive amount of inflammable liq uid. It was alleged that at the Scenic Highway he had kept mineral oil in excess of 250 gal lons, to wit 308 gallons, and mineral spirit in excess -of 16 gallons, to wit; 396 gallons. . Police Sergeant Carey stated that the defendant had applied for a licence to store petrol on the premises. However, certain work had to be done before fhe licence could be granted. The . depot had to be shifted further from the house and a well had to be sunk. That work had since been completed- and a .licence would now be issued. . The defendant was fined £3. with 10/- court costs, in default seven days' hard labor.
NEWS SUMMARY OF THE WEEK WOOL: WORLD PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
NEWS SUMMARY OF THE WEEK WOOL: WORLD PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION The Commonwealth Economic Committee has published a re vised estimate of' world wool production which nuts this sea son's (1950/61) clip at 4,012 million lb. (greasy), an in crease of 8 per cent, over that for . 1949760. and 6 per cent, above the 1934/38 average. The dean wool content of the 1950/ $1 clip is estimated as 2,295 million lb., compared with 2,229 million lb. in 1949/50 and an average of 2,058 million lb. for 1934/38 period.' World consumption of raw wool in i960 is provisionally es timated at 2.640 million lb. (clean basis X, 9 per. cent -above the 1949 figure, and 29 per cent, more than during 1934/38 per iod. There are. however, signs that consumption in the major consumins; countries is declin ing, and it has been estimated that world consumption is now running at an annual rate of 2,400 million lb., 9 per cent. less than the 1950 figure. , EXPORTS TO THE SOVIET UNION AND EASTERN EUROPE. Exports from the...
P.P. BOARDS NOT POPULAR WITH LANDS MINISTER [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
NOT POPULAR WITH LANDS MINISTER Although he had no love for Pastures Protection Boardst said the Minister for Agriculture (Mr. E. H. Graham) , it 'Was impossible to 'wipe them out at the wave of a wand.' The Minister was answering a question at the rural confer ence of the State A.L.P. Mr. Piggott (Nepean) had asked the Minister to give an assurance that, as the abolition of PP. Boards was a plank of the Party's platform, he (Mr. Graham) would carry out any direction in that regard from the conference. Mr. Graham said such a mat ter would be brought before the notice of Cabinet and the Gov ernment for action. The Party, as an advocate of decentralisation of control, could not well take power away from the boards and vest it in county councils which, he said, were strongly anti-Labor. The 'Minister told the confer ence that investigation of the possible use of land held by P.P. Boards as travelling stock re serves was being made. It was believed some of the land would become availabl...
BUTTER: NEW SOUTH WALES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
BUTTER; NEW SOUTH WALES The total (amount of butter normally produced each season in this State is sufficient to al low a small nett export inter state and overseas. However, the usual seasonal fluctuation in output necessitates interstate imports during the off-peak (winter) months. During ^the current season. New South Wales is expected to be short of butter until August, and it is reported that two of the . four i* Sydney distributing companies will cut supplies to retailers by 25 to 50 per cent. It has been estimated that dur ing June and July the shortage will approximate 110,000 box es. This deficiency is ascribed to a variety pf factors — 'panic' buying by consumers, reduced prospective imports from, Vic toria and- Queensland following, in part, an unusual shortage in South Australia, and an increase in demand following derationing and the maintenance of a rela tively low retail price. Dairy industry authorities also claim that the low return to produc ers was an important fa...
Rural Electricity Officer Attached To Agriculture Department [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 22 June 1951
Rural,Electricity Officer! Attached To Agriculture Department The Minister for Agricul ture, the Hon. E. H. Graham, M.L.A., announced to-day that Mr. James R. Lloyd, who was recently appoint ed to the N.S.W. Electricity Authority, would be attach ed to the Department of Ag riculture as Rural Electric ity Officer. Mr. Lloyd was for nineteen years electrical engineer with the Coonabarabran Municipal Council. He is a returned sold ier and is widely experienced jn the use of electricity on farming properties. Mr. Graham said it had been his desire for some years to have an officer in his Department who would be qualified to ad vise and assist farmers in the use of electricity both for light and power on, their farms. Mr. Lloyd's appointment would fill this gap in the Department's services to primary producers. 'The Electricity Authority of N.S.W., established by the present State Govern . iment,'. said Mr. Graham, 'has been giving advice and financial assistance tff . electricity supply...