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No title [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
A Red CCo»s Hospital Visitor ' distributes comforts to : wounded servicemen return ing from. Korea. Part of the duty of the Hospital Visitor is , to write letters and distri bute books from the Red Cross Library to patle/its in Con cord ^Repatriation Hospital.
Shire Moves Again For Swimming Baths At Boorowa Govt. Assistance Sought Matter To Be Further Discussed At July Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
Shire Moves Again For Swimming Baths At Boorowa Govt Assistance Sought Matter To Be Further Discussed At July Meeting Boot owa Shite Council has made another move for construction of a Swimming Pool at Boorowa. AT LAST MONDAY'S MEETING OF THE COUNCIL IT WAS DECIDED TO WRITE TO THE STATE MEMBER (MR. FRED J. CAHILL, M.L.A.), ASKING HIM TO AS CERTAIN IN TIME FOR CONSIDERATION AT THE JULY MEETING THE AMOUNT OF GRANT ASSISTANCE WHICH CAN BE OBTAINED FOR THE BATHS CON STRUCTION. NOTICE OF MOTION Notice of motion was given by Crs. J. P. McGrath, T. M. Ciawford and A. A. Gorham: 'That subject to amount I of Government Grant to wards cost being considered satisfactory, Council ap prove the construction of Swimming Baths for Boor owa in accordance with plan submitted by Consulting Engineersi Gutteridge, Has kens & Davey, and that the President and Shire Clerk be empowered under Seal of Council to negotiate the ne cessary construction loan for the work, and that the notice of motion be...
METHODIST CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
METHODIST CHURCH Sunday. July 1: Frogmore 11 a.m. (Sacrament); Rye Park 3 p.m. (Sacrament); Boorowa 7.30 p.m. (Sacrament); Rev. C. H. Buttsworth. Sunday, July 8: Godfrey's Creek 11 a.m.. Frogmore 3 p.m., Boorowa 7.30 p.m., Rev. C. H. Buttsworth; Rye Park 3 p.m.. Mr. A. Southwell. Rev. C. H. Buttsworth, Minister.
NEWLING FUND [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
NEWLING FUND The following is a list of fur ther donations to the Newling Fund: j Previously acknowledg ed ? £78 7 0 Cr. A. G. Gorham . . 5 5 0 Mr. Josiah Southwell 5 0 0 Cr. T. Perceval /. . . 2 2 0 Mr. E. A. Dowse .... 220 Mr. G. Buckley , . . . 12 0 Mr. G. Berry ? 110 Mr.i. McCauley .. ,. - 1, 14): Mr. J. W. Kenny .... 110 Mr. M. Cranston .... 1 10 Mr. C. Venables .... 1 10 Mr. J. Wbodbridge . . 110 Mr. M. Brenton .... 110 Mr. A. Grocott .... 1 It) Mr. H. L. Malone . . 110 Mr. C. L. Butt .... 110 Mr. W. Evans ? 10 0 Mr. J. M. Cassells . . 10 0 Mrs. E. Edmonds . . 10 0 Mr. C. Humphries .. HO Mr. L. Farrell ? 10 6 Mr. A. Humphries . . 10 6 Mr. W. H. Poole .... 10 0 Mr. J. Platt ? 10 0 Mr. B. Berry ? 10 0 Mr. W. Slattery .... 10 0 Mr. H. E. Dwyer .... 10 0 Total £111 10 0 Donations may be left with the R.S.L. secretary (Mr. R. Ollerenshaw), or with the Shire Clerk (Mr. C. W. Kertny) at the Shire Council Chambers.
BOOROWA GOLFERS DEFEAT BINALONG IN SOCIAL MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
BOOROWA GOLFERS DEFEAT 81NAIONG IN SOCIAL MATCH On Sunday last a team of golfers from the Binalong Golf Club visited Boorowa and engaged the locale in a social match. Weather conditions were most unfavourable and several match . es were decided on the result of holes played in lieu of complet ing the 18 holes. The local team were success ful in winning the match by 10 to 4, with two matches finish ing square. Those participating enjoyed the outing despite the wet con ditions. A Par Handicap played in conjunction with the match re sulted in a win for Tom Thom son with 1 up. For players not participating in the match there was also a Par Handicap and this event was won by Ray Sul livan, with 1 down. The event on Saturday last was a Stroke Handicap over 18 holes and the 'A' Grade in this event went to Jim Whale, whilst Clarrie Venables was success ful- in winning the 'B' Grade. TEAMS FOR YASS On Sunday next, Boorowa golfers will journey to Yass*for a return match with that Club and thi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
COUNCIL WANTS EARLY SURVEY OF PROPOSED SEWERACE SCHEME BOOROWA SHIRE COUNCIL IS ANXIOUS TO HAVE AN EARLY SURVEY MADE OF THE PROPOSED SEWER - AGE SCHEME FOR BOOROWA. At its meeting on Monday last it was decided to write to the Department of Public Works requesting that a survey of the scheme be expedited.
DAME RUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
DAME RUMOR How those snowballs do grow as they roll along! A would-be philosopher once remarked that he'd hate to be a woman. On be ing pressed to explain* he held forth in this strain: .Consider the teeth; when 1 have a small hole in a tooth I explore it with my tongue and the. hole feels much larger than it really it. Thus does the tongue of man exaggerate. When one con siders how much more prone to exaggerate is the tongue of a woman, one can read ily conceive that a tiny hole . in a woman's' tooth most feel like a gaping abyss. With all due respects to the philosopher, he could to-day choose a much more opposite example to illus trate tiie manner in which the might oak of rumor grows from the little acorn, truth. Just take this ex ample from one of our well-known city dailies: 'Some months ago, Edgar Corcoran, half-back for the Boorowa Rugby League team, was driving to a Maher Cup fixture. 'His car side-swiped a ^ truck. His right arm, rest ing on the driving window, was shatter...
"Let Us Have a Bit of Foresight And Progressive Spirit" Cr. R. J. Forster Replies To "Why Boorowa Is Slipping Back." [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
'Let Us Have a Bit of Foresight And Progressive Spirit' Cr. R. J. Fotster Replies To 'Why Boorowa Is Slipping Back.' Sir, — In your worthy paper of -the 8th June last I noticed where a very brave and go ahead ratepayer, who did not see fit to sign his name to the nvtirlp. had the audacity to call on the Council to 'wake up.' Surely he is the one who should be asked to do so, as he is en deavouring to stop the progress of his town and community. He claims that bad roads are the cause of Boorowa slipping; but I can point out to him other N.S.W. towns 100 per cent, bet ter than Boorowa with far worse ? roads leading to them. He mentions also travelling from Brisbane to Adelaide and back and that he has never seen such disgraceful roads. To this I can only say he must have flown, because since East er I have, travelled nearly z.uuu miles by car in New South Wales and can say one has only to travel outside their own Shire to find worse roads, and not all of them secondary roads either. I...
SERRATED TUSSOCK ON DISPLAY AT FROGMORE PROGRESS MEETING President Warns Of Serious Effect On District Landowners [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 29 June 1951
SFRRATEDHlSSOCKON DISPLAY Af FROGMORE President JVams Of SerioiilEffect On Districpandowners At the quli&ty meeting of the FrogjSre Progress Association'^ph Mbnday night the Plffident, Mr. F. Cassells, sptt|. of the very bad effects OHKe weed, Ser rated 1 ussSSt, tormany known as Y*fcaUyer Tub sock, would f»*e*t» land holders in th| ^district. The weed, whl&i was on dis play at the inking, created considerable -in|Srest 'amongst those present. ?*.-..-'?. :. . ^V;- ? Mr. Cassells ^pla]n(fd that it would choke Wb aJWpst al1 other foliage expert clover, and that much good$|i}d; 4iad -been ruined in many. aS^aicte by the weed which ha-|p-feeii;aUowed to spread. * 4^ /,' ^ The tussock w4gojspTi&y&a and' caused muchinifiestr ft is a weed much deftfc|i*ii- cork- screw grass, ^^^mm^erra tions along «a^^^#^.r-Iike. It was obviously the first the locals had seen of such a weed. The President explained that, although there was none in the district, he considered...