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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 16 February 1951
RETURN THANKS MRS. K. R. BOWLER and Fam ily wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and kind friends and special thanks to the Matron, Sisters and Nuring staff of the Boorawa District Hospital, for the many floral tributes, letters, cards, telegrams and expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. Please accept this as our person al thanks. MR. & MRS. B. WILLIS and family, of Market Street, wish to thank all kind relatives, neighbours and friends and special thanks to Mr. & Mrs. G. Campbell, for tlreir kind expres ions of sympathy, floral trib utes, cards, letters and tele- grams during their recent sad bereavement. Please accept &nbsp; this as personal thanks. THE FAMILY and relatives of the late Mr. Alfred Ryan wish to express their sincere thanks to all kind friends and relatives for their expressions of sym pathy, cards. telegrams and floral tributes during their re cent sad bereavement. Please accept this as our personal &am...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 16 February 1951
IN MEMORIUM WATSON. — In loving memory of our dear daughter and sister, Mary, who passed away Feb- ruary 16th, 1948. &nbsp; Not to-day, but every day, In silence we remember you. Inserted by Dad, Mum and &nbsp; sister Rita. GIBBONS. — In loving memory of my darling mother, Mary Ann Gibbons, who departed this life on the 19th February, 1941. I think of you in silence, With a heart that is sincere. And cherish all the memories Of days when you were here. Inserted by her loving son, Jim. BERRY.— In loving memory of my dear husband, Jasper, who departed this life 20th Febru ary, 1949. Two years ago we had to part, With one we loved with all our heart; The wound is deep, it will never heal, &nbsp; And God alone knows how we feel. Inserted by his loving wife. BERRY.— In loving memory of my dear father, who departed this life 20th February, 1949. Many a lonely heartache, often a silent tear, But always a beautiful memory of one we loved so dear. Inserted by his lovi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
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BEST FOR MANY YEARS Frogmore P. & C. Finances [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
[?] Frogmore P. & C. Finances It was disclosed at the annual meeting of the Frogmore Parents and Citizens' Association held last Friday night that the balance-sheet showing a credit balance of £29/5/. was the best for many years. There was a good attendance and the following officers were elected for 1961. President: Mr. Max Holmes. ?Secretary: Mrs. V. Hill. Treasurer: Mr. L. O'Neill. Vice-Presidents: Mesdames B. Whittaker and M. Wetherell. Auditor: Mr, Chas. Hill. , The balance-sheet disclosed a credit balance of £29/5/% the best for many years, after pur chasing numerous items for the school, Xiuas tree, etc. Mr. M. Holmes thanked the meeting for his re-election and office-bearers for 1950 were thanked for their efforts. The general meeting was then opened and it was decided to purchase further sporting equip ment and hold a working-bee to put the tennis court in order for play. A school recorder band has been commenced and further music books and instruments are to be pur...
DISTRICT SCHOOLS' SPORTS Heavy Rain Abandons Splendid Athletic Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
:;iliip'^^i|pp!i i$$f§ Heavy Rain Mmndons Splifidid Athletic Meeting The Seventeenth Annual Sports Meeting under the auspices of the Boprowa and District Schools'. Amateur Athletic Association was spoiled of an outstanding meeting on Monday afternoon last when heavy rain stopped the continuation of events. The rain which commenced to fall shortly after the March Past for Town and Country Schools, which proved a brilliant spectacle, soon placed the ground under water, which made it impossible for any further events, and the committee was compelled to abandon the meeting. Competition in the previous events conducted showed great improvement, and close finishes were the order of the day. A large crowd of spectators gathered to see the school child-i reu battle for supremacy in the fleld of athletics, and it was most disappointing to the child ren that the meeting was unable to be finalised. PROGRESSIVE SCORES Points Boorowa Convent . . 338 ? Murringo Convent 1 . 190 Boorowa Central . ....
PRESBYTERIAN PIONEERS IN BOOROWA Services First Preached In Court House [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
PRESBYTERIAN PIONEERS IN BGOROWA Services First Preached In Court House Services for the Presbyterian community in ? owa were commenced in the year 1869, when the Rev. John Gibson, of Yass, preached in the Court House. These were coutiuued from time to time by the Rev. William, Gardiner and Robert Jackson, M.A., of Yass, and then by the Rev. James T. Main, M.A., of Young. A site was obtained for a church and Manse through the instrumentality of the Rev. Grjium, M.A., and Isaac Steven son, Esq. Boorowa and Murrumburrah were formed into a Charge by the Presbytery of Wagga, and the Rev. James Goudie was called from the Bellinger River to be the first settled Minister. From Bcorowa he was trans ferred to the Bowral-Mittagong parish. - Mr. Goudie was followed by the Rev. J. Dawson Edwards, who was inducted in 1890, and continued Minister until 1869, when he demitted. One of the most inspiring re cords in the history of the early Charge is the unanimous Call extended, for the second time,...
YOUNG ANGLICAN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING Office Bearers Elected [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
YOUNG ANGLICAN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING Office Bearers Elected Mr. Ron Clark was elected President of the Boorowa branch of the Young Anglic ans' Association at its annual meeting held at the Rectory last week when some 35 mem bers attended. The agenda of the meeting was small, the main business be ing transacted being the election of office-bearers for the ensuing year. These resulted: — President: Mr. Ron Clark. Vice-Presidents: Miss Kath Grcsvenor and Mr. C. Wright. Secretary: Mr. Max Murphy. Hon. Treasurer: Miss Maureen Couch. Publicity Officer: Mr. Jack Greig. Committee: Misses Betty Malone,~ Josephine Doud, Messrs Francis McGrath and Rex Clark. NEXT MEETING The uext meeting of tlie branch will be held in the Guild Hall on Tuesday night next at 8 p.m., w-hen a good at tendance of past aud intending new members is invited.
FOUNDATION STONE OF ST. JOHN'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND WAS LAID NINETY YEARS AGO FIRST RESIDENT MINISTER WAS APPOINTED IN 1866 [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
FOUNDATION STONE OF ST. JOHN'S CHURCH OF ENGLAND WAS LAID NINETY YEARS AGO ? ? FIRST RESIDENT MINISTER WAS APPOINTED ? *'**?. —«* IN 1866 iss The foundation stone of St. John's Church of England at Boorowa was laid by the Bishop of Syd ney, Bishop Barker, on 13th September, 1861— ninety years ago. ? The building was erected .by George Cook and William Buudock, and was completed in 1862. The total initial cost was £914/12/4, of which £362/2/ was borrowed from the Commercial Bank. Tfae debt must have re mained for some years, for the church was not consecrat ed until April, 1873. The first trustees were F. R. Hume, N. R. Besnard, W. Broughton ~t-. Campbell. The Rev. Mr. Kimmins, of Yass, held ; services in the i church until 1866, when Rev. j Mr. Newton was appointed as' resident clergyman at Boorowa. The pews of the church were the. personal property of each warden and councillor, until au thorities claimed them and charged pew rents for their use. It was not until some con siderable...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
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PAUL CAHILL'S COMING-OF-AGE PARTY [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
PAUL CAHILLS COMING-OF-AGE PARTY At 'Jonroe,' Aslifield, recent ly, Mr. Fred J. Cahill, M.L.A., (and Mrs. Cahill entertained I about 120 guests on the occasion of the coming of age of their only son, Paul. Games aud dancing entertained the youug people in the early part of the evening. The occasional speech was made by the Attorney Gen eral, Mr. C. E. Martin, M.Ec, Ll.B., M.L.A., formerly of -cung and an old friend of the family. The gathering included a number of Paul's contempor aies and associates from St. Staislaus College and St. John's College, Sydney University as well as* many old school friends from the Young district. Music al items were given by Miss Maureen Cahill, who travelled down from the Domican Con vent at Moss Vale, Mr. Claude Manning and Mr. Noel Sorenson., At the borne of Mr. and Sirs. Cahill the following night a num ber of friends gathered.***- ex tend their felicitations. They included the Deputy Premier and Minister for Works and Local Government (Mr. J. J. ...
THIS TRUE YARN IS FOXEY [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
THIS TRUE YARN IS FOXEY When the Young Distrigt Cor oner (Mr. C. M. Western), Po lice Sergt. F. A. Carey, ad Del. C. Shenele vouch for the authen ticity of the following story, then readers can safely accept tMs one as beins: a True Story. The above gentlemen were in the Police Department utility returning from an inspection of the open wheat shed on Wilja wong Station, Murringo, where a small child bad picked up poison which had caused her death . They were passing the men's huts and were travelling to wards the homestead when out of the grass at the side of the road a full-grown fox ran. The fox. at full speed, raced ahead of the utility. Sergt. Carey decided to have a shot at it. A station hand (Mr. J. Dal ton), who was riding in the utility, called out, 'YouYe not going to shoot it.' 'Too right I am,' replied the Sergeant. 'No, no, dou't do that; it's a pet. '' 'Oh, yeah,' said the Sergeant in derision, but the chap stood up and called out, 'Tony, Tony!' At the sound of his voic...
Tap Country Wealth Through Country Newspapers [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
Tap Country Wealth I lirough Country Newspapers No section of the com munity has enjoyed such an an increase in their in comes as primary produc ers. This vast spending* power is waiting to* Tfir^ tapped by the enterprising suppliers of goods and services. To reach country people, incomparably the best medium is the country ! newspaper. The local paper I is bought by everyone and i read — not just skimmed i through f6r its headlines I and comic strips. ! For complete coverage . ; and quality of circulation, i you can't beat the country ; newspaper. !
Review Of Golf Club's Activities For Past Year Much Progress Noted In President's Annual Report [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
Mmm W Coif Club's Activities For Past Year Much Progress Noted In President's Annual Report The continued co-operation of Members and Asso ciates, combined with the enthusiasm shown at the an nual meeting- of the Boorowa Golf Club held last week, augurs well for the success of the coming season. Despite the unfavourable weather conditions experi enced throughout the past year, 77 Members, 66 Asso ciates and two Junior members participated in the sport. Another reason for satisfaction is the fact that, having commenced with a debit balance of £118/10/9, the 1950 season ended with a credit balance of £150. Arrangements are already in haud for preparation of the course and re-arrangement of a number of tees will have the effect of lengthening the playing area-. PRESIDENTS REPORT Tiie report read as follows: \iLji\'Lluc:i.\i£ji\, — it is wan re jgfvt tnai i present io you my second annual presidential re port, i agiee wiin the preced ent set by Mr. AlacPherson aud wiu yacaie ttie oitice...
Methodism In Boorowa Beginnings Date Back To Early Sixties [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
Methodism In Boorowa Beginnings Date Back To Early Sixties The beginning of Methodism in Boorowa dates back to the early sixties— 1868— when the Methodist Church was erected, during the superintendency of Rev, James William Dawson, who was then in charge of the Yass circuit. The cost of the building was less than £400. James Preston was the builder. There were only two preach ing places in the early days of what, it now the Boorowa Circuit— Boorowa and' Rye Park. The first trustees of the Boor owa Methodist Church were Messrs, T. Walker (Queanbey an), A. Bembrlck (Grenfell).G . Couch (Boorowa), R. Roberts (Frogmore), T. Pearsall (Frog more), J. Kersnaw (Boorowa), David Morgan (Boorowa), John Cross (Boorowa), and Benjamin Morgan (Boorowa). To-day there are fine churches aud one Union Church, in each preaching place and an upto date Parsonage. The Rev. E. Barker was the first Minister appointed to the Boorowa Circuit, when it was constituted a separate Circuit in 1916. many others are...
Paganistic Materialism Making Strong Bid To Supersede Christianity REV. A. T. NEWTON'S INSPIRING ADDRESS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
Paganistic Materialism Making Strong Bid To Supersede Christianity REV. A. T. NEWTON'S INSPflUNG ADDRESS 'As a Christian country, we recognise God, who is the 'Father of light and the giver of every good and perfect gift,'' said Rev. A. T. Newton, speaking to a large audience at the Boorowa Methodist Church on Sunday evening last. Quoting Psalm 126 . 3 as his text, Rev. Newton said : 'The Lord hath done great things for us; whereof we 'are glad.' He also added portion of Psalm 46.10: 'Be -still aud know that 1 am God.' As we commemorate the Jub ilee of our Commonwealth we are reminded of the wonderful progress that has been made, and the rich blessings that have come to us. On the 26th January, 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip landed at Sydney Cove, and the State of New Soutjh Wales was found ed. During the years that fol lowed the founding of the Mother State, the other States came into being and pursued their separate ways. Fifty years ago, by an Act of Federation, the Commonwealth ca...
Road Grants To Five Councils Boorowa's £6,960 From £34,170 Total [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
Road Grants To Five Councils Boorowa's £6,960 From £34-I7° Total 1 Special grants to carry out repairs to 'back country 'roads have been made to five shires of the Young Electorate. The total amount of the grants is £34,170, of which £6,960 has been allocated to the Boor owa Shire. That has been revealed by the State Member, Mr. Fred J. CahiU, M.L.A. Mr. Cahill said the total allo cation of special grants was £34,170. It had been made by the State Government from funds made available by the Commonwealth from petrol tax revenue collected in New South Wales. Mr. Cahill said the five special grants were: Burrangong Shire £7,230; Jemalong Shire £7,070; Boorowa Shire £6,960; -Weddin Shire £6,560; Waugoola Shire £6,350. He explained the money was allocated for expenditure on the repair of rural roads other than main roads. It was part of a total grant of £974,000 allocated to the State Government by the Com monwealth Aid Roads Act, 1950. Mr; Cahill added that these amounts, added to speci...
"AUSTRALIA TO-DAY IN GRIP OF MATERIALISM" Packed Congregation At St. John's On Historic Occasion [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
'AUSTRALIA TO-DAY IN GRIP OF MATERIALISM' Packed Congregation At St. John's On Historic Occasion Preaching ta a congregation which filled St. John's Church, Boorowa, on Sunday evening last, the Rev A. A. Smith, B.A., dealt with the spiritual significance of the Jubilee. He took as his text the words of Christ's reply to the first of the devil's temptations: 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.'' Mr. Smith said that the con, grogation was gathered to give thanks to God for all that had been achieved in the past fifty years of the Commonwealth Furthermore, they were there to make confession for national sins and shortcomings and to seek guidance and inspiration for the future. During the -past flialf century immense strides had been made in developing the material resources cf the coun try. However, as one looked out on the future one saw here a very real danger. This concen tration on -making the earth surrender her treasures ...
SHOW AWARDS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
SNOW AWARDS A ? Owing to daily blackouts and other electrical inter- - ference occurring during - the week, production of ? to-day'. 'New6' has been , seriously hampered with ! the result that we have - found it impossible to give a full list of prjzc-winning * awards and special com- ! merits on exhibits at the ', Boorowa Show. These ! will be fully covered in , next issue. \