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SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY Advance Blayney League Wants Action [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
SATURDAY HALF HOLIDAY Advance Blayney League Wants Action The Advance Blayii; y L;'a^ue^| is still pressing for ;i Saturday half-holiday. At last meeting of thr L- uue, W. Jackson stressed the v.- , u change-over. He suggest- i local Member. Mr. Gn.~ KVlly.i^B ciontiu iu muKt; xuiliht i ? ? r j; esem tions. Mr. J. Moloney thoiiRii! Hlajm was definitely out of stop. ;is Oraq and Bathurst already nad vhe Sals day half-hoiiday. The President (Archdeacon E., Wight) saiid he understood that Dt bo was to be a test case hciorei Court. The outcome would probat clarify the position. Several members expressed li view that the Saturday halT-liolii would be made universal beioie Ic; A motion that the League eniistl co-operation of Mr. Kelly -.vn- e ried.
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK Mr. and Mrs. Alf. Collins, formerly of Neville, will be leaving Thirlznere | shortly for Woodford, where tiiey will holiday for some weeks ^efor^ e taking over a shop and post-office East Concord. * * * An interesting' lecture, enuueu 'The Current Scene in China, is to be given in the Parish Hall Blayney. on Friday night next, at 8 ocloc . Mr. H. D. Black, M.Ec; is the lec turer * * * The presentation of debutantes will be one of the features of Blay ney Diggers' Ball, to be held at Thea tre Blayney on Wednesday, Novem. ber 22. Melville's orchestra is to sup ply the music. An energetic commit tee, with R. Hardie and W. Lowe as the secretaries, is organising th2 function, and judging by the generous support already given, anticipate that this year's ball will be a record breaking event. . * * * The amount raised in Blayney for the 2nd Victory Loan was £14,190, from 141 subscribers. This is £2,190 , above the allotted quota — £12,000. | * * * Splendid public support ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
(m m m w m w m w m 11 11 11 ' 11 ' 1 AUNT MMYJ i BAKING POWDER ? ? ? 5 t tyaWi qhocsh can Aupply it j ^ ' ?' 3 \ - That's good news; , ( \ FULL STOCKS of Aunt Mary's Baking j I \] Powder are available everywhere. Be sure - I to obtain this favourite Baking Powder, J i * it has stood the test for over 70 years. i ' J J j | ' There's no substitute for Aunt Mary's i [| t — there never will be! i i\ i ! / ?HE COLONIAL MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY LTD. I THE LEADING AUSTRALIAN OFFICE 74 PITT STREET, SYDNEY, N.S.W. 3R0P GROWERS! Protect yourselves against FIRE, HAIL, and LOSSES . . . f CONTACT OUR REPRESENTATIVE. W. J, BRADY — CARCOAR j. THE FARMERS & GRAZIERS CO-OPERATIVE GRAIN INSURANCE & AGENCY CO., LTD. Head Office : Sydney. Branches. London, Goulburn, Albury, Wagga'Wagga, Orange, Ternora. I Dubbo, Cowra, Tam worth, Tenterfield. IN PROSPEROUS TIMES, CO-OPERATION ADDS TO PROSPERITY! IN ADVERSE SEASONS, the Benefits of MODERN CO-OPERATION as extended to Primary Producer...
NEVILLE PARS RESIDENTS' DEPARTURE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
NEVILLE PARS RESIDENTS' DEPARTURE The citizens of Neville are very BO-y to lose from their midst Mr and Mrs R. Cock and family, who wSeSa^ UP -A.-: _ ? ? Lueir marriage [ some twenty years ago, and have, al- ' (ways been well liked and respected I in the district. j On leaving, the ladies of the C W A presented Mrs. Cock with a \vall ^ror in' token of their esteem ana friendship for her, and although the family would not accept a public farewell, a wallet of notes is bein sent to Mr. Cock. b According to the Reader's Digest Washington's new title for ship! builder Henry Kaiser is: Sir Launcha lot.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
Cook Brol BLAYNEY H, ANNOUNCE that tliey have ucc-n aj^B pointed by the Agricultural ment as ^Bh SOLE AGENTS IN TH CARCOAR DISTRICT H for receival of all Vegetables^ grown under contract wiuW1 the Commonwealth GovernHc ment. V' Also Sole Agents for receival I ically grown Potatoes urder Government contract scheme. FULL PARTICULARS ON APPLICATION. CAM SEED & SoTl (late DAVE REED) Undertakers & ^B Masons. Bk Adelaide Street, Blayi11'5, ^B 'Phone 60. ^B Funerals Conducted Reve ^ini) ^B and Dignified. Local Repiesentative. Mr. Arthur Higgs B ?PHONE: CARCOAR Printed and published -0 '''r0. ^B mond James Neve f°r * ' prletors, R. J. Neve anu ^ ™ Adelaide Strflftt
PROVIDENCE INTERVENES Near Tragedy At Orange [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
PROVIDENCE INTERVENES Near Tragedy At Orange But for the intervention of Providence, tragedy could have marred a happy pic nic when it was about to conclude at Bloomficld Park, says the Orange 'Lea- der.' Seated beneath a large gum tree was a party of women and child ren. The time for packing up arriv ing, Mr. James Mackie's utility truck , was moved to a position closer to the tree. When he did this those reclining beneath the tree had to shift their posi tion. Five minutes later a large limb, weighing about three or four hundred weight, fc'il from a height of about 40 feet, and crashed down on the spot where the party had been. The bran- I ches partly fell on the side of the utility j truck, in which a tiny child was stand- 1 ing. luckily missing her. !
FORMER BLAYNEY RESIDENT DROWNED WHEN TROOPSHIP SINKS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
FORMER BLAYNEY RESIDENT DROWNED WHEN TROOPSHIP SINKS Mrs. Coon, of Brougham-street, . Cowra, received word from the mil- ; itary authorities that her husband, Corporal Len Coon, had lost his life when the Japanese transport that was Singapore to Japan, was torpedoed by t-olrlncr Anctrolion nricnliorfi 'fl^OTTl an Allied submarine near the Philip pines in September. Before enlisting in the armed forces Len Coon was a well-known member of the railway staff. He had been stationed at many western centres, including JSugowra, Canowindra, Woodstock, Blayney and Cowra. He had been in this centre for several years before he joined' the colors. He is survibed by his wife and two children Valerie (10) and' Max (8). His mother and father' are ! well-known residents of the Trangie i dLstrict. j
LYNDHURST PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 8 November 1944
LYNBHURST PERSONALS Sympathy is extended to Mr. P. O'Connor on the death of his brother, Mr. Charles O'Connor, which occur- red at West Maitland recently. Be- fore his death Mr. O'Connor was headmaster at Patterson Public &nbsp; School. | * * * j Mr. and Mrs. E. Doust and family left on Sunday night for Tahmoor, where they will spend annual holi days with relatives. I ♦ * * I Mr. and Mrs. Toshack journeyed to Cargo on Sunday to visit Mrs. A. Robinson, an aged aunt of Mr. Tosh ack and Mrs. Davies. Mrs. Robin, son, who is 96 years of age, is not enjoying good health. Mr. E. Fuller, of 'Strathmore,' is a patient in Carcoar District Hospi tal. j * * * [ Sister Doris Emms, who is on the nursing staff at Bourke Hospital, is at present spending a few days here I v/ith her parents, Mr. and Mrs W Emms, at 'Sion Hill.' * * * After spending a few days at da ine guest ot Mr. and I Mrs. T. Toshack, Mr. Nat. Wright, of j Cowra, has gone to Neville as the 1 guest of Mrs. Radburn. * * * Mrs...
Poison Baits For Slugs And Snails [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
Poison Baits For Slugs And Snails ? I Snails and slugs thrive best under moist conditions, and fol lowing on rain may reappear in large numbers from their hiding places. They are always present more or j less jn cultivated areas, particularly where plants are regularly watered. They usually hide by day and com mence to come out in search of food at dusk, but at times many may also be seen crawling about on dull wet days. Snails feed on weeds as well as cultivated plants, and it is essential, therefore, to remove weed growth that is adjacent to cultivated areas | and any accumulated rubbish or i other material under which the pests | may be able to shelter. j On small areas snails and slugs j may be 'hand-collected' and des- j troyed, but on large areas and where they are present in great numbers they are best controlled by the use of poisoned baits or by spraying or dust, ins- thp r»lants with a noison. A. poison bait recommended by the I Entomological Branch of the Depart- ' ment o...
Without Permit [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
Without Permit At the Gunning Police Court, Charles W.. Reams, residing at Auburn, was charged with conveying three horses by motor lorry without a permit. The horses were returning from a country show .ind Reams had not secured the ncccssary permit to travel by motor lorry, it is alleged. Sergt. L. Chad prosecuted and Mr. Phillips (Phillips 0 Co., Yass) appeared for the defend ant. who was fined £2 with 8/- court costs.
ANCIENT PINE CONE SHEDS SEED [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
ANCIENT PINE CONE SHEDS SEED The cone of a Monterey pine, after lying dormant for from 100,000 to 500,000 years in an earth stratum of the Millbraey fossil pit, is opening . and shedding its seeds under the warmth and moisture of an exhibition case at San Mateo Junior College, Dr. Frank M- Stanger, museum curator said the pine cone wes found ! in the same ancient stratum from | which the bones of several mammoths j were recovered. ? Normally, pine cones fall from trees in the autumn, and open and drop their seeds in the spring.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY PARTY AT CARCOAR Old Errowbang Resident Honored [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
HAPPY BIRTHDAY I PARTY AT CARCOAR Old Errowbang Resident Honored A most enjoyable evening was spent at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Davis., junr., Careoar, on Saturday, November 4, the occa sion being fbe 75th birthday of Mr. John Davis, senr. About 50 friends and relatives were present from Sydney, Careoar and surrounding districts. During the evening: a presentation was made to Mr. Davis by Mr. Tom Stammers, on behalf of Mr. R. C. Hopkins, and Mr. H. Spargro also presented him with a birthday gift Mr. Stammers recalled his happy association with the family. He had been employed as a boy by the late Mr. F. R. C. Hopkin.-, on Errow bang, and Mr. Davis was then an em ployee. having spent 58 years on the station. Mr. Stammers felt sure that Mr. Davis had been a very good man and Mr. Hopkins a good employer, for the two to have been associated for so long. Mr. Hopkins endorsed Mr. Stam mers' remarks. He said he had very happy memories of the time spent with Mr. Davis, who had been a loy...
LYNDHURST PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
LYNDHURST PERSONALS At present staying at Lydnhurst, as the .guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Smith, are Mr. and Mrs. L. Rostrin, of Lithgow, sister and brother-in-law of Mr. Smith. * * s Congratulations to Mrs A. Emms on attaining- her 81st birthday. We join her many friends in wishing her 'many happy returns.' * * * Pte. W. Neil, of Bathurst spent the week-end at Lyndhurst with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. Neil. Miss Monie Kind is a patient in Corcoar Hospital, where she was op erated on for appendicitis on Friday iast. * * * The cricket match, lyndhurst vs. Barry, for the O'Neil Cup on Sunday last, was won by Lyndhurst. * * * Mr. Byrnes, of Wagga, spent the week-end at Lyndhurst as the guest of his sister and brother-in-law. Mi*, and Mrs. P. Davis.
SNAKE ATTENDS WOODSTOCK RACES [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
SNAKE ATTENDS WOODSTOCK RACES A four foot brown snake caus ed diversion at the recent Wood stock races. Prior to tbe start of the first racc the starter and his assistant found a brown snake with its head in his hole near the four furlong post. They were unable to pull it out, so they broke its back with a stick. It was sur prising that a snake should be abroad on such a cold day, says an exchange.
A Soldier's Poem [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
A Soldier's Poem J The following lines were foUnd the body of a dead American snM- ( North Africa after battle. They''' printed in a T unis newspaper, con a% by a reader and sent to n 0 U.S.A., where they were also Look, God, P nUti I have never spoken to you, And now I want to say, 'How do you do.' ' I You see, God, they told me i You didn't exist. And like a fool I believed A'il this. Last night from a shell hole I saw your sky. I figured right then they had Told me a lie. Had I taken time to see things You made, I'd have known they weren't Calling a spade a spade. I wonder, God, if you'd shake My hand? Somehow I feel that you will Understand. Funny 1 had to come to this Hellish place Before* 1 had time to see Your face. I like you lots, this I want You to know. Look now, this will be a Horrible fight. Who knows. I may come to Your house tonight. Though 1 wasn't friendly to you Before. I wonder. God ... if you'd wair At your door? Look, I'm crying! Mel Shedding tears. Wish I had k...
C.W.A. Conference At Orange [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 November 1944
C.W.A. Conference At Orange The Central Western C.W.A. group wants legislation making it a legal offence for young children to be left alone in a house. This was one of several motions car ried at the recent Central Western Group Council conference at Orange now be ing considered by the central organisation of the Association. Branches concerned arc awaiting a reply on these motions. it was stated at the Orange confer ence that a motion along the'se lines indicated was carried by the National Federated Women's Institution in Eng land in 1939 Other resolutions carricd by the Orange conference included: — (1) 'That fireguards in a home where there are small children be made compu'isory.' (It was claimed that in England, where there was a burning ac cident, and it was found no fireguards were provided, a gaol sentence was im posed) . (2) 'That noticc be drawn to the exchange on cheques always demanded country resi dents and the marked absence of *x change on cheques forwarded by city -...