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ALBURY ATHLETIC CARNIVAL GIFT TO R. McCANN R. L. Stevens and W. Guyatt Win Principal Cycling Events [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
ALBURY ATHLETIC CARNIVAL ' GIFT TO R. McCANM R. L. Stevens and W. Guyait Win Principal Cycling Events '' Hon MlcCann, Toorak, won the Albury Gift at Albury Athletic Ghib's annual carnival last Saturday. 'Albury Wheel Race was won by R. L. Stevens, Prahran, and W. Guyatt won the Australian Five-mile Cham pionship. Results: — FOOTRUNN1NG Albury Gift ? 130 Yards. First, £50 and sash; second, £7; third, £2; fourth, .«1. HEATS First: B. K. Haniean (A.I.F.. BoneBilla), 12i 1; R. Mclnnes (South Melbourne), 71. 2; Pw. Moi-gsn (Wagea), 12L 3; 11 14-1G. Second: L. \V. Spraguo (Ballarat), 4, 1 ; R. Cain '(Waffpa), 123, 2; 12J. Third: R. C. MeCann (Toorak), 73, 1; W. - Hasler (WaBga). 10',. 2; 11 15-16. Fourth: G. Stokes (Brunswick), 10i 1; A. Betson (Shep narton). 131. 2; 11 15-1C. Fifth: W. P. Pinch (Redforn), 13, 1 ; R. C. Irwin (Shep partori), 133, 2; 12 3-16. Sixth: P. Johnson (YjirrawonB-i), 12^. 1;' S. A. J. Coggins (Albert Park), 131, 2; 12 1-1G. Seventh: J. J. Thornton (A.I.F.. Bonegil...
Jindera Agricultural Bureau Disbanded [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Jindera Agricultural Bureau Disbanded 0INDER A. — An Agricultur al Bureau meeting was held last Wednesday evening. Present were Messrs. W. Briese (cnairamn), E. Molkentein, H. Fredrick, F. Barnes, G-. Wagner, A. , Ecker ihann, E. Wehner and C. Pagen Dtecher, Mesdamos A. Ssbmidt and W. Briese. The matter of re forming the branch was discussed at length, but it was itnanimously decided not to reform. The funds in hand, £8/9/7, were divided 'between the Red Cross, Comforts Fund and the School of Arts debt fund. All material — cyclone nett .ing, pedestals, trussels, etc.— was presented to the School of Arts committee. The bureau cup, won at the Albury Show, was also handed to the School of Arts committee without reservation. Huts came to an e'nd a branch of the Agricultural Bureau which, at one time, was one of the most active in southern New South Wales.
TUMUT [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
TUMUT Mrs. Elizabeth Jagoe, aged 75 years, of Wondalga, met with a serious acci dent last week. She was sweeping rubbish in the yard, when she slipped and fell heavily. Both her thigh and arm were fractured, and she suffered facial abrasions. Mrs. Jagoe was con trict Hospital. Mr. E. Seilor, of the Coolamon branch of the Bank of Now ' South Wales, has been transferred to' Tumut branch in the place of Mr. Dickson, ?who was' recently promoted to another branch. ? , Miss Betty' Tod, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Tod, of Tumut, has received her appointment as a trainee nurse at Prince - Alfred Hospital, Sydney.
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE Thursday, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
FRUIT AND VEGETABLE Thursday, February. 20. For the information of. local and district growers, quotations are sup plied below. These are, of course, sub ject to market variations: — Beetroot, carrots, parsnips, 1/6 to 1/9; rhubarb 1/6 doz. bunches; green peas, 5/ to 6/ bushel; French' beans, 4/ to 5/ a bushel; cabbages, 2/ to 4/, dozen; let tuces, l/'to 1/3 dozen; potatoes, new, £5/10/ ton; lemons, 10/ to 12/ case; peaches,- 4/ to 5/ half -case; marrows, 2/ dozen; Hubbard squashes,- 4/ cwt.; tomatoes, 6/.. to 7/ bushel; cucumbers, green, 3/ bushel; water-melons, 3/. 'to 8/ dozen; Eockyfords, 3/6 bushel case.
CHILTERN [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
CHILTERN Mr. W. J. Findlay, jun., of Chiltern, has been appointed to the staff of the Wangaratta post office. An enjoyable afternoon was spent, at the home of Mr. W. Nicholson last Wednesday, when 36 members of the Friendship Club held a party to raise funds for a mobile kitchen which the club is working to obtain. By means of competitions and games- the sum of £3/10/ was raised. Mrs. Nicholson's gesturo in providing her home for the afternoon was greatly appreciated.
POULTRY Thursday, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
POULTRY . Thursday, February 20. Hens, white 4/ to 5/, black 5/6 to 6/, good 6/6 to 7/; roosters, good 6/ to 7/; gobblers, heavy 10/ to 12/, extra heavy to 17/6; turkuy hens,. 7/ to 10/; ducks, 4/ to 4/6, extra prime to 5/; geese, 3/ to 3/6.
JINDERA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
JINOErA The ' monthly , meeting o£ the', lofiaf Red Cross branch 'was held last. Thurs day evening. There were 13 members present, ' and Mrs. 'W. Briese presided. It was decided to purchase '&' Red Cross window badge; also to -forward £12/9/, proceeds from' the Red Cross Day Appeal, to headquarters. Dona tions were rixiuveu. j.''u ^.u.»^. ~. — ? Schmidt 10/, Miss B. , '; Wagner ; 5/, Misses E.L1and''H. Gibbons 4/,''Mrs.iE. Briese 2/(5; ''Mrs. 'Cl' 'Bunker' one muffler, Mrs.' R. Sawyer ' ''one1 small bath towel, Mrs. H. Braunack two barber's towels, Mrs. A. Klein one barber's towel. A parcel was prepared to be sent to headquarters containing the following:— Six pairs pyjamas, two dressing gowns, one pair sheets, two draw sheets, three pillowslips, six undershirts, 14 handkerchiefs, four small bath towels, five barber 's towels, one dressing towel, one pullover, one pair socks, one hot water bag cover, one muffler, one comb and four packets' cigarettes. * *' ,A triple birthday...
ADELONG [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
ADELONG 'Mr. Jack 'Mclrose and Mrs. Melrose, iSTeweastlc, arc on a visit to Adelong, I md are staying with. Mr. Mclrose Js parents in Tumut-street. Marion, eldest ' daughter of Mr. and Mrs.' II. Tonkin, celebrated her fifth birthday last Tuesday. Marion has been ill in a private hospital for about nine months \ahd returned home only i-ocentlv. A white frost was seen last Thurs lay morning,- and pumpkin vines, etc., showed slight .signs of its effect. Mr. W. Boston, jun., met with' a painful accident last week, when a jagged piece of tin badly gashed his hand. ?Mr. Chas.: Frost, ; the district cham pion bowler, is in good form and is visiting Sydney for Country Week. He plays this year with the Gundagai club. A -large number of returned soldiers journeyed to ' Cootamundra at the week-end to take part in the review which was held -there.
Special Sale At Junee [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Special Sale At Junee Dalgety and Co. Ltd. (Inc. in Eng.).. Wagga, in conjunction with theii .Jiuneo agents, Messrs. Leo. O 'Sullivan' and Co., report: — We 'held a special sale at Junee last Saturday, February 1 5, when we yarded '' approximately 3000 good quality sheep. Like most district sales held during the week, competition was , [ restricted to local buyers, and a lower plane of values ruled. Clients were prepared, how ever, to accept ruling rates, and. prac tically a total clearance was effected. Some of- the ' sales ''made wero: — Merino wethers, fat, 9/10, 11/ 3, 12/, 13/4, 14/11; Corriedalo- cross wean ers, 10/9; 11/11; crossbred weaners, 9/, 12/2. Cattle: Cows and calves, £5/10/, £6/15/, £9/2/6, £5/18/, £7/15/; poddies, 14/ to £2.
Hume Weir Storage [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
,' Hume Weir Storage A: decrease of 21,130 acre feet was recorded in the storage of the Hume Reservoir last week, ^hen the amount in s.tore .was' 768,000. acre feet. In the 24 storage weirs and lakes under the control of the State Rivers and water supply uomnussion, tne total storage. was 1,438,550 acre feet, the decrease for the week being 54;390 acre feet. Hume Reservoir storage is at least four times as great as that 'fff the nearest Waranga, which now hold3 ?176,900 acre feet.
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET ?Sydney, Thursday. Butter, 161/2 . cwt.; eggs, Board prices, new laid hen 1/6, -case 1/1. Apples, 4/' to 10/ case; pears, 5/ to 8/; plums, 1/6 to 6/; grapes, 2/0 to 10/; peaches, local 4/ lok8/, Victorian 7/ to 15/; 'oranges, 3/ to 9/; lemons,, local 5/ to 12/, ^Queensland 15/ to 20/; grapefruit, Palestine 55/ to 58/ crate; passionfruit, 4/ to 15/; per simmons, 3/ to 57; pineapples, 3/ to 8/; water-meons, 4/ to .10/; rock meons, 4/ to 6/. ., . ' Trading was generally? quiet for wheat. Bates fixed- by the Australian Wheat Board for N.S.W. wheat were unchanged. They are: JNUnlers' lots, for home consumption, bulk, 3/ Hi; for export, up to 9Jd. a bushel more, according to destination; for produce trade, 2000 bags, and upwards, 4/34; truck lots, bagged -'4/4J; outside wheat belt, 4/3 i; within wheat bolt, \ truck lots stock feed ex country silos, 2/llj' within wheat belt/ 4/0} outside wheat belt; smaller quantities, - 4/0i botl within and- outside? wheat belt. The ...
SHEEP SHOW SUB-COMMITTEE TO MEET TO-DAY Final Recommendations To Be Decided [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
SHEEP* SHOW SUB-eOMIITTEE' TO IEET TO-DAY Fieal Recommendations To Be Decided The sub-committee of the Al bury Show Society appointed to investigate the possibility of holding a sheep show in Albury in July will have its final meet ing to-day (Friday) before mak ing its recommendations to the general committee or the society. Next Friday a general com mittee meeting will be held .at which the final decision on the show will be 'made. Previous re ports indicate that the recom mendations will favor the hold ing of a show, and that these will be adopted by the general committee. The secretary (Mr. .A. ,G. Young) said this week that it is likely tho so'ciety will have to construct its own pens, but as they will be needed for the ordinary show also, this should not offer any 'great obstacle. Tlio question of 'receiving coma assistance from the Albury Chamber of Cbmirtfrce and I-£:micipal Council, as suggested in tto 'Banner' last ?week, wifl probably' T-e discussed at &o general ...
Junee C.W.A. Comfort Fund [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Juriee C.W*A. Comfort Fund ?JtJNES.Mviembers of Junee C.W.A. G$mf&rts Fund held their monthly social afterriPPri for wives and moth ers of AiLF; men at the rest rooms last Friday; Mrs. Stormer was the winner. of an. amusing competitions Several of the guests brought snaps aria gifts received froni tlieir menfolk overseas/ Included were,; cleverly carv ed' orriameritsj ? canielSj . inkstanas, etc;J arid beautifully worked silk, and felt articles-. .,;::. ?'.' ../'..,.? ..'/? ''- 'Sister Gelling kindly gave, a dona tion^ of tea and sugar, and -Mrs. Sey 3tiWf provided; 'biscuits. Several 'knit ted articles were brought in for the c&nfOrts fund? and. more wool was given puti . . .-..' ' . ? ..;?
Sydney Royal Show Judges [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Sydney Royal Show Judges The names of the judges in. the five bree'd divisions of the dairjr cattle section at the forthcoming Koyal Empire Show are as fol .lows: Australian Illawarra Shorthorns, J. Phillips, 'Sunny View.' Wondai, Queensland; .Ayrshires, Geo. Keys, Narro Warren, Victoria; Jerseys, S. Larbalestier, 'Ferndalc,' Upper ''Gil- more, N.S.AV.; Guernseys, W. L. Finn, 'Comely Banks,' Cora Lynn, Vic; Friesians, C. r T. Hindmarsh, ' ' Alno Bank,' Gerringong, N.S.W.
ABOUT PEOPLE PERSONAL SOCIAL SOCIAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
ABOUT PEOPLE PERSONAL SOCIAL SOCIAL NOTES Mrs. Lionel Griffith, who was the guest of her. sister Mrs. Edgoworth, in ISyclney, has- returned to her home on 3?orrest Hill. Miss Peggy Plunkett, of 'Willow; Park,' Bowna, will leave this week to resume her, studios- at Sacre Coeur Caavent, Melbourne. . !Mr. and Mrs. George Howard, ; of Corowa, with their two children, arc sponding a holiday at Seaford. : ? Mrs. Maurice Shipard spent a few days -last week with her mother a.t 'Bosedale,' Mfoorwatha, before going ifco : Newcastle with her husband, who lias -been . transferred to the' R.A.A.F. at .WilJiamstown, Newcastle. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Neilscu, Kerang, are spending their annual holidays with Mrs. Neilsen 's , parets, Mr. suul , Mir. . J. Lambert, Wpdonga.. J Mr; J. K. E. . Gibson, at. present in the employ ..of the Dopartment of Works, and ' formerly of the Water Conservation and Irrigation ' Commis sion, Griffith, and' the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board, has boon 'appointed engi...
"THE STORY OF JOHN FAIRFAX" IS THE STORY OF A GREAT MAN [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
'THE STORY M)F JOHN . FAIRFAX' IS THE' STORY OF A GREAT MAN ? -S- ? Commemorating the centenary of the Fairfax proprietary of the .'.' Syd- ney Morning Herald,' 'The Story of John Fairfax' received this, week tells in a .simple yet impelling style the life of. a man who by his own greatness, sincerity and strength of character built up a small unknown colonial newspaper into, one' of the greatest newspapers in the Empire — if not the world. ? , It is not an exciting story, for this man was not built for great heroics, but it is a story that will hold the interest of every reader through the sheer magnetism of the character of the man. The many stories of the early days in Australia, of the struggles to 'over come poverty and to rear a family, and the days befoie John Fairfax and his equally great wife made the break from their families and friends to come to the; then ? unknown continent, .makes a book that holds the interest of the reader until the end — -thc quiet, unspectacular e...
Weddings GITTINGS—BONGIORNO [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Weddings CUTTINGS— BONGIORNO The yedding was celebrated on Wednesday morning of Anne Isobel, youngest daughter of Mrs. Bongiorno, Smollett-street, Albury, and tho latei Mr. (Bongiorno, to David William, third son of Mrs- Margaret Gittings, of Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, and the late Mr. Gittings. The Rev. Father S. Boncriorno. of Griffith, performed the marriage ceremony, and the Rev. Father Frank Bongiorno, who flew from Broken Hill especially for the wedding, celebrated Nuptial Mass. Given away by her .brother, Mr/' Joe Bongiorno, the bride wore a tailored frock of dusty pink French crepe, with a. white hat and accessories, and she pinned a spray of fragrant frangipanni to her shoulder. Her niece, Miss Nina D'Alterio, in a frock of azure blue, with a white hat, was her attendant. Mr; Joe Bongiorno was 'best .; '*^n. Breakfast at the bride's home follWed the ceremony, and among the guests were Rev. Fathers Glover and Hats well. When leaving by the Spirit if Progress for Melbourne, whe...
ENGAGED to MARRY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
ENGAGED | to MARRY | ' lister Jackson, of Tumut District Hospital staff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Jackson, Wollongong, to. Leading Aircraftman Ronald Owen Bryant, late of Batlow, son of the late Mr. Bryant arid Mrs. Bryant, Narara. ???'?, ?*/'?'; * : ?? '* : Miss Beth Dowell, elder, daughter of Mr, and Mi's. 'i.iJOwen, lvieiDuurne, m Mr. H. D. (Buftty) Watson, youngest son of Mr. arid Mrs. A. Wilkie Watson, Tunlut -?? .-? ??♦.?? ?'.'*? ?? ?'.'*' Florence, .only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. French, Corowa, to Conrad, eldest sotfef-'Mr. arid Mrs. Thompson; warigaratta. . ?'/ ' ??*.. i-'--;# '??? * /-? Elsie. -.Qraea, youngest daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. A. G. Phillips, Airlie street, Oorowaj to John Arthur, young est son of Mr. D, N. STixon and the late Mrs. Nixon,: 'KiaOra,'' Coreen -' ? ? .' %. ? . * ? ;. * ?' ;?? rielcn Isafeei, eldest daughter of Mr. Lionel Gnfflth, Forrest Hill, Albury. and the :iato Mrs. Griffith, to Mr. Thonias Walker -Penny, Pleystowc (Qld,)- ' .?????/.:? ? ? ...
Support Athletic Carnival [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Support Athletic Carnival fl AST Saturday the Albiuy Athletic Club conducted, its -1 annual carnival and although the attendance was considered satisfactory, it was far below , what should . be expected from a town the size of Albury. If would appear .that the people here are either not sport-minded or that tney lack sufficient civic pride to accord the club all the support it deserves. '-? '? ? . ? '' During the. past four years in which it has. functioned and organised mese duj; sporis meeuiigK., ''? u«u _.«_ u^..^ much to boost the town. In fact, it is one of our best mediums of advertising, for it attracts to our midst out standing personalities of the sporting world, and often they bring supporters with them. These visitors, naturally, talk of Albury, when they go to other parts of Australia,' as they do in following the round of sporting events. With such a splendid running track and cycling oval as has been provided at the sportsground by the council, Albury should have one o...