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THE CHILDREN [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
THE CHILDKEN * (By A. V. Middleton) The loveliest thing that God has made Is a lovely child; Tho ^brightest ' beam in the' world's dark shade 'Is a happy child; Tho warmest thing I can hold to my heart . , Is a loving child: And'swect'cr than any singer's art , '. , Is the song of a child. So'lct-:us rejoice t in their beauty, That inspires to do our duty; And let us 'bo glad of their love and cheer, ' ' Brightening the'' days that are dul'' and drear; Thnnkfi'l to have their presence sweet And to hear the patter of little foot. For all the good gifts our God ha? ?given, ' , Surely a child brings most of heaven. So glad you have your babe home, 'Sincerity,' and hope she will keep on improving. In closing, a big cheerio to you, Barbara, and all our members and readers of the 'Ban- ner' till next time. — 'ELIZABETH GEACE.' Albury.
Would Like To Hear About Children [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Would Like To Hear About Children Dear Barbara, — 'How very thrilling to sec new members' writing to your Page! I love to liscn to your session with Jean over 2AY, and I agree with 'Old Pioneer' — your face is 'youth- ful but 'wise. ' We knows you are wise, tactful and cheerful by your letters in our Page,' also the wise decisions you make regarding the competitions. Congratulations, 'Ology,' on your winning entry last week. I hope we shall hear often from you. All com petition letters were excellent, and cause one to stop and think. 'Sincerity,' I'm so glad you like my letters and verses. I' love -yours also, with others; and to you' and 'Bour-Bon' and all mothers, I love to hear .about your children, as I dearly love children. I -was amused some weeks' ago by reading .where- one of Uncle Jeff's little girls wrote in and, said she start ed eating a peach last year and did not finish eating it till this year. Here is a poem 'entitled:
Questions Every Australian Should Put To Himself Or Herself [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Questions Every Australian Should Put To Himself Or Herself - - - rf^AN you do without ' your whisky 'nobbier' and sub sist instead on Australian light wines ? 'Have you ever thought of giving up tea and switching over to apple, inraiiirn. nr niiififinnln ininn? Are you ablo to carry on without imported fish, tobacco, ''. silks, 'and j timber? . . ' ' Those are quostions which oyory Australian should put to himself or. herself, said the Minister 'for - , Com- ! merco, Sir Earle Pago; - 'It is not sufficient for the Govern ment to introduce regulations ration ing imports of these commodities,' ho added. , In the first year of war Australia purchased from overseas fish valued, at £1,011,404; tea, £3,543,154 whisljy, £895,308; tobacco, £1,197, 072; apparel, textiles, silks, and cottons, £28,310,316; and timber, £1,545,214. Australia had a fourfold need — to conserve dollar exchange, to save shipping space by cutting imports, to I increase consumption of Australian products that have lo...
Men Like Letters, Too [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Men Like Letters, Too . Dear 'Barbara, — Very many thanks for forwarding 'Muriel's,' lotter to me. To-day the sun is shining, but there 's a very cold wind blowing. Last night we had to put all our. blankets on. It 's 'very mild compared with the weather this time last-ycar. At pre sent my wireless is' out of commission. Wrt mice it1.'1: v'fii'V' TTtiVnTi ?' Vuif ' 1if\T*n ' ? fn have new dry batteries by Saturday. Ally garden ,is looking fine, and a lot Df the vegetable seeds are up'.. I have ^omc, nice -big marrows and pumpkins on, and also radishes nearly fit to use. now's the wee mite,' 'Sincerity'? Well by this, I hope. What. a trial it is when they are ill! Mine very seldom r,'et ill; colds seem to be the only thing ?hey catch. So pleased to sec a letter from you, 'Elizabeth Grace.' How lire jwi), iuur letters are lovciy. xne men-folk ''up this way 'think they ere grand. One young man said he thought vou are gifter with writing and put-, ting your ^thoughts into verse. Did you...
Going To Be A Bridesmaid [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Going To Be A Bridesmaid Dear Barbara, — Hero I am again after a lengthy silence. I am enclos ing a splendid recipe for a fruit cake for your competition. It is not ap cheap as some, but it is very nice and keeps well. Personally, I can't cook; my mother does all that sort of thing. She is a very good cook and LUIS IS UI1U:.U1 tillVT ruuiptsa. My .word! .the year is flying, Bar bara. It' will be Easter before we know where we -are. I am1 going to be a bridesmaid* at Easter. I am not sure what I f 11 be wearing yet — blue, I ex pect. Why don't. you plan a frock for me, Barbara? I'd be glad of a few suggestions. The bride is my cousin, find sho is coming to stay with us for three weeks. I think she will bo here about- the last Saturday in the month; so .we'll bo 'talking woddings and frocks jto' some .order. I wo'hdcr. what, has become of ' ' Blue Bell'M I,lik]c her letters and have missed them lately. Do drop a linn to the Letter Box, 'Blue Bell,' and pick up tho threads again.. We a...
TO-DAY'S RECIPE Pineapple Jelly Trifle [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
? TO-DAY'S RECIPH Pineapple Jelly Trifle Cut six sponge cakgs in half length v/iso and spread with finely shredded pineapple. Place other half on and arrange in a bowl. Cover -Svith a pine apple jelly, dissolved in the pineapple juico mado up to 5 piut , with hot water. Pour half this over tho sponge cakes and leave to set.' Place on top tho .shredded pineapple 'and a few blanched almonds and 'pour over the I UiMUlUUlir JUJiy. '\7hon sot, turn out- and decorate. witli shredded ?yuicapplo^ sprinkle with colored pistachio nut's' and serve with whipped cream. . ? , *' j
Poet's Corner Little Boy Blue [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
i \ Poet's Comer Little Boy Blue (Ey Eugene Field) The little toy dog is covered with dust, But sturdy and staunch ho stands; The little toy soldier is red with rust, 'And his musket moulds in1 his. hands. Time was when tho little toy dog was new, ' _,' Ami the soldier was passing' fair. And that wr.s tlie tinio when o::r Little Bov.BIuo Kissed them, and put them there. 'Now don't you go till I. come,' he said, 'And don't you make any noise!' So .toddling off to his trundle bed, lie flrcamed of the pretty toys. And' as ho was dreaming, an angel's .song Awakened, our Little Boy Blue; Oh, tho years aro many, tiio years arc long, ' - Bit the little toy friends arc true. Aye! faithful to Little Boy Blue, they stand, Each-' in tho same old place, Awaiting the touch of a little hand, The smile of a little' face. . And they wonder, as waiting the long ,i -years through, In the dust of tho little -chair, What has become of thoir Little Boy Blue ' - - ' Since he kissed them, and put them tho...
TOILET [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
[ Heads Up! j !.??.??.._ ? .? One of the most important things in a womaifs life is her appearance. I do i;ot mean jus.1: mere beauty of face. I mean hcv general appearance; the way her clothes fit, the coloring which suits her best, etc. [But all these go for nought if her carriage is poor. Deportment ii halt: of beauty. 'Heads up' is tho slogan. Hold your head up; keep on holding it up when you walk, when you stand, when you sit. Never allow your hend to sag forward until yoi:r chin rasts on your chest. A lovely tliroat is a rare and precious possession. Bsc;i[i on tho road to throat beauty by holu ing your head erect on each and every occasion. A straight spine, square phouldsrs, high head, mean good posture; and g»od'po.sture is essential to a graceful carriage. A young chin-line, jaw-linn and a young, beautiful throat depend on' good carriage far more than they depend, on creams and 'massage. The age-old practice of walking around a room with a book on your head ?may sound fool...
I Smiled This Week— [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
bmiled This Week— ... At the sight cf a very big man chasing his baby car up .the street — when its bumper bare had ? ; attached themselves, un- j detected, to a larger car. . . . At the war-time lliXWJl Ul ct ICiOU nillliilulil Opera critic who wrote : '... Madame' —X was like a battle-scarred old bomber. She taxied out ' slowly from the wings, opened her throttlo and, gaining altitude, soared to a high' note. It was then she- cracked up ... ' H ... At the very dignified drunk, who tried to keep himself perpendicular by hanging on -a fence. It took three pedestrians to part him from it ... . ... At the very old lady who offered her scat to a ' white-haired old ! gentle man in the train. * ? ' □ ... At the following ad vice from Woman — to Wo man : 'Men still prefer blondes . . . But what they really want is a girl who looks like a blonde^ talks liko a brunette and ' acts like r* red-head . . . iU-Hl ? ? II III !? ? '??? ? nil— ri»»um i ii.
ARE YOU SURE? Answers on Page 21 [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
ARE YOU SURE? ™ *«^ ? Answers on Page 21 ? 1.— Name the Atlantic bases leased by the British Empire to the United States. 2. — 'What notorious pirate and buc caneer had one of the same names as Mussolini? What was his biggest looting exploit? 8. — 'Tristram Shandy' was written by - (a) Sterne, (b) Smollett, (c) Dic kens, (d) Addison, (e) Kipling. .4.— Who is the present Pope? Who was the Pope in the last war. 5. — Merignac is — (a) River in Switzerland, (b) air base in France used by the. Germans, (c) champagne, (d). species of fish. O.— 'Kill the Hun and the Italian in their own country, and' not in ours,' was said by- — (a) Mr. Churchill, (b) Lord Tren chard, (c) General Wavell, (d) Mr. Bevin. : 7 — .What female ' butterfly has per fect wings, cannot fly, yet gave its name to a famous airplane? 8.— The United States Johnson Act bans — (a) Export of arms, (b) volunteer ing by Americans for service in foreign armies, (c) loans and credits to nations which have defaulted on war debts...
Through the Office Window No Women For East [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
J«»»iHM-«t..«nl.«iH«?ii-iHiHi.»iHiHNtii»ii|M|..l..«.tw— «. ! Through the Office Window By 'LOWAN' J No Women For East JjiHE proposal, to send Australian women's auxiliaries overseas Tor welfare work with the A.I.F. has been negatived. No decision, however, has been reached by Federal Cabinet con cerning the proposal that women help ers should go to a Y.W.C.A. canteen being organised bv the British autho rities in the Middle East. ' ? , Surprisingly enough the most active opposition to the original proposal came from women's organisations. That which came from Parliamentary members seemed to be prompted by the early announcement that a great proportion would be ' drawn from women in the higher social scale and of independent .means. Possibly they considered that there might be diffi culty in maintaining the right degree of discipline, unless the auxiliary was recruited in the' ordinary way. * Courage Graces The Earth AS we read or hear the war stories, we arc sure' that courage has n...
Christian Science Churches [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Christian Science Churches ?g» ? 'Soul' was the subject in all Churches of Christ, Scientist, on Sun day. The text was: 'Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let such as love thy salva tion say continually, 'Let God , be. mag nified' ' (Psalms 70:4). Among v the HiVilp. r»i f n.t.i nri e pnmnriaiTiiT tVio lpccnTi sermon was the following: 'When thy judgments are in the earth, the in habitants will learn righteousness' (Isaiah 26:9). The following passage from the Christian Science -textbook, 'Science and Health with '.Key to the Scriptures,' by Mary Baker Eddy, was also included: 'God is the infinite, and infinity never began, will never end, and includes nothing unlike God. Whence then is soulless matter??' (p. 249).
Broomhall's View Of World Wheat Surplus Problem [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
Broomhall's View Of World Wheat Surplus Problem ' A LTHOUGH the war is un doubtedly a limiting fac tor in the world demand, for wheat, it is only a secondary cause of -the rapid, bewildering accumulation of supplies in n ? ? j __? ? M oversea producing countries, declares Broomhall, the London wheat authority in a recent issue of the 'Corn Trade News.' ?He emphasises that a crisis of over supply was developing long before hostilities broke out. , 'Wheat production in the major and progressive overseas wheat producing countries has 'been: revolutionised, in little more than a decade,^ he con tinues.. 'It is .'a matter- for regret that the world was' riot : ready^f or; this revolution. It could riot have occurred at a more unfortunate time, when Europe — by far the greatest; consumer of overseas wheat— was preparing for war and increasing its own production with all the speed that every protec tive means could effect. Post- War Situation 'The true benefits of this revolution in intern...
POINTS FROM THE ALBURY ATHLETIC CARNIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
POINTS FROM THE ALBURY i ?; ATHLETIC CARNIVAL . kssassassasas^^sss^sas^^ By 'Onlooker.' zxszzszzszzsd ?''? Congratulations to Jack King on the success of the Aibury Athlete Club's annual carnival last Saturday night. Very few people realise the amount of work that he puts into organising these' annual -apents,' but . it- occupies alV Ms holiday leave. Through his untiring energy the carnival has '1 ? ' ?% ? ±\i_ .£ ? . . tit* __ _ j. * * _ «?_ 5 _ j 'ueen ouue up iroin a ? lan-pot ' anair '' to one of the ibiggest in the,, State. * * * Although tho attendance was .satis . factory, it is far 'below that which - such an event deserves. When ..will ' the people of Aibury wake- up to what these carnivals mean to the town? They are our best advertisement, as ' they attract competitors from, all parts of- Australia. If the people of the ; town eiily gave the club their whole heartrf^^support Aibury carnival would -! i soon develop into a second Stawell ? meeting. , * :.*..' v * ?Tom Nioa ...
YARRAWONGA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
? YA*RRAWONGA When he struck a match in tlie course of his work on excavations for the Yarrawonga Seworn&e Authority, Robert Bradshaw was so severely burned and injured from -an explosion that his life was despaired for some time, lie is still gravely ill in hos pital. ^Following ' investigations, the cause of tho explosion is stated to have been traced to petrol fumes bo lieved' to be the result of ? soakage of petrol from a storage. The death has occurred of Mrs. Jane Lee, a well-known resident,' and ? Mrs. E. Hcvcrqn, who lived in Yarrawonga for many years. The Shire ' Council has registered strongs opposition to the proposal of the Water Trust to place its new pump ing station on the lnko foreshore. Tho Trust has considered another 'site, but will carry out investigations as to which is tho most suitable- ' - ? Mrs. AV. Johnston, accompanied by Mrs. II. 11. Brown, 'is on an extended tour of southern Victoria. ,T . j t Mr. and Mrs; J. Carter aro holiday .ng at Lorno. ' ''...
Heiress Runs Away [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
[?] 'By C. W. MILES HUGH CAEDEN hated his job. At least, lie hated that part of a newspaper reporter's .'work -which, en tailed, as ho .put it,. 'prying into other people's lives' -which -were not worth prying into. Called to the Bar at an early age, he took up journalism, as a. side issuo to relievo the burden of non existent fees, and became a staff man on the 'Bulletin.' Ho 'became known as 'Front Page Oarden,' for he Jiad a way of dropping into -scoops ? — more by luck than judgment. This latest assignment of 'The Absconding Heiress' had almost driven him to resign, quit the whole business, turn his back on Fleet Street and its false glory to wait hungrily for a brief that never came. A dollar millionaire fruit canner in California had died and left .his for tune- to the only daughter of his only sister! That in itself was riot much of a story, but the testator had made extraordinary conditions. The uncle, who was a bachelor, had thus decreed: 'I leav.e all I possess to my niece...
P. and C. Association Formed At Grubben [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
P. and C. Association Formed At Grubben HENTY. — Mr. Alf. Meyer presided over a meeting held at Grubben Public School, when it was decided to form a Parents and Citizens' , Asso- ciation. Officers elected were: — Presi- dent, Mr. Alf. Meyer; vice-presidents, Messrs. E. A. Bahr and E. T. Semler; secretary, Mr. E. V. Janctzki; trea surer. Mr. F. W; A. Schultz.- commit tee, Messrs. Alf. Meyer, E. A. Bahr, E. Y. Janetzki, F. W. A. Schultz, B T. Semmler, Mesdames E. T. ' Semmler and E. V. Janctzki. Subscription 'Was fixed at 2/ per annum.
COUNTRY NEWS AND PERSONAL ITEMS HENTY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 21 February 1941
AND PERSONAL ITEMS «===«==: From Special 'Banner' Correspondents. — HENTY Mrs. Sutherland, who 'has been stay ing with Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Sehu'ltz, has returned to her home at Lakes Entrance (Vic). Pte. R. H. Meyer, who is in camp with the A.I.P. at Bonegilla, and who was recently injured while on training exercises, has recovered sufficiently to leavo Albury District Hospital. The Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Nosko are spending a holiday motoring in yictoria. . Mr. and Mrs. C. Graff and family, accompanied by Leo. Drew, are on holidays, and are camping- on, the Mitta River. Mr. Ray Bruce, of Henty Post Office staff, is holidaying in Brighton (Vic). The Rev. M. H. Winkler, Wagga, will conduct the services in the Zion Lutheran Church while Rev. Noske is on holidays. Mrs. C. Murray is visiting her par ents at Gowra. . Mr. . Gordon Brains has resumed duties at the Post Office after spending his annual holidays with -his parents at Wagga. Miss Iris Kelly has returned from, a holiday spent in Mel...