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BRITAIN SELLING CARPETS ACROSS THE SEVEN SEAS [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
BRITAIN SELLING CARPETS ACROSS THE SEVEN SEAS ^ , ..(By Air Mail From Our Special Correspondent.) LONDON. — British carpet manufac- , - 1 turers report increasing wartime ex 1 - norts to Empire and certain, neutral j ^oun tries, although they have turned i out more than -one .million blankets for' the Forces. In one week a big Scottish ? . firm received ?' orders for carpets from the, Faroe Islands, Trinidad, Peru and. Iceland; it, has' e\poited mo^e carpets ;to the Empire and to. neutral countries', in tlie first six months of this year' - than in the1 p'reyious ,12 months, and for the last 50- years .'has been sending , - carpcts -to Australia without a break, i ?To-day British carpet manufacturers w 1 ? : ? aro carrying large stocks in Australia to meet the big demand there. New Zealand's imports are'' limited only by the quota. Canada, too, is steadily increasing her carpet- orders, indeed British carpet manufacturers are now making special fabrics for the Canadian market. Popul...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
— — — — — — ......I. —MM The A.M. P. — Question rn .. Box ' ? n «. T— — — n HiiiHUiur.wmMUMHiim iiacaasmra—nm aocMnJ Why. do thousands enjoy „ the benefits of Industrial Assurance? Q.: How -many people have Industrial Policies with the A.M.P.? A.: At present there are 918,475 policies in force. About 2000 new Policies are . issued every week. As the people come to appreciate what they mean in' security and peace of mind, the number grows rapidly. Q.: On the average, what is the amount of premium paid? ' A.: About one-and-threepence a week, which is collected at the home or place of business. Some invest two shillings. Some a little more.' Q.: How many take out these policies and give up before they complete them? A.: Very few. The Society's last annual report shows that the rate of forfeiture was extremely low. Q.: Do A.M.P. Industrial policyholders who fall by the wayside lose, what they invested? ? A.: Oh, no, not necessarily. Should an Industrial policy, holder pay premiums for ....
Poultry Green Rotting Of Eggs In Storage EFFECT OF CLEANING SOON AFTER COLLECTING [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
Poutt OL Green Rotting Of Eggs In Storage EFFECT OF CLEANING SOON AFTER COLLECTING If bacterial absorption, and subse quent .spoilage, is , to be reduced to the minimum, eggs that are ? spoiled should not be cleaned until, they have pro perly cooled off. In . the course of a report oh experiments carried: out in this connection, Dr. . J. R. .Vickery, officer-in-chargej food preservation-; sec tion of the Council- -for' Scientific, and UmmWiIi' -' fi-irrl-nnV ' writnc'.- — xuuuatJtiu-i aveacuiwij f uiiuvo.. 'From' time to time, - considerable wastage has occurred in some consign ments of eggs exported to Groat Bri tain, the trouble usually taking the form of green' rotting which 'becomes apparent shortly after the eggs are discharged , from the ships. 'Investigations carried out jointly by tho Commonwealth Council 1 for (Scientific and Industrial Research/and the investigation committee of. the Egg Producers' Council have shown ? that this trouble has its origin in the chain of treat...
WHEN PLANNING A POULTRY FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
I WHEN PLANNING A POULTRY FARM 'In selecting a site 'for a poultry^ farm it -should, be remembered that ?the most suitable aspects are north an-3 cast, and there should be sufficient slope for good drainage without being too steep for the erection of buildings, . or- so steep as !-to cause soil . erosion* . . . Flat ground becomes a quagmire in: Wet weather and remains cold ' and damp in the winter, thus militating- / _ against good egg proauction. :jjow- , lying positions' or those shaded by.tall . . trees or high hills -should also ba, avoided foT similar reasons, but^ on ; the other hand sites exposed to cold ? : winds .are also ? undesirable; as fowls . :. have a decided- objection to wind. Other conditions being satisfactory, the best ? class of . soil -is , that of a sandy nature, but the choice of such ?soil -is limited, and for this reason; - tho majority of ,-tlie commercial poultry , . farms are. established on heavy loamy land. .?.???However-: on this type of land it is h...
Seed Wheat Prices [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
Seed Wheat Prices, r ? ' I ^ricos- of graded^ seed , wheat ? from, ; .'..?? Dookia;--and-.-Longerenong agricultural ,. ^colleges:: have -been fixed , at 5/- a bushel-.,- ,-ii. . f.o.r. : Dnokie -and Dooen -for- the; follow- : . ing; varieties:— r ^Dookie: G-hurka,j Baldr -; . c min, Ranee 'in, Regalia, Dundee- and V/ardfir.' - Longcronong: Ghurka, - Bald- - minr Ranco 4H. M agnet and Dundee.. -Supplies f rom :-both' colleges ;aro limited ? , . . andi ,? 'farmers;' '/requiring .seed -should apply -for:: tlieir. -needs as soon as 'pos-; ' t sible. -v Dookiei thisiseason is harvest ing about - 10' .bags an -acre, and r ...?.:????. ? Longerenong - about- S bags. ? ? - t '
BURRUMBUTTOCK [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
BURRUMBUTTOCK The New . Year was entered -under much . more pleasant weather - condi-' fcions than is usual for this: -time of the: - year. . The steady rain -which fell, on January 2,. 3 and 4; in addition vto. the 131 points which fell the : end, of 'De cember,. has replenished houso' supplies, and put , a Jittlo into . . some ? service, tanks. Many favmors are 'busy-plouyliwj. ing and cultivating tho land. \ Among the many local folk who ' took advantage /of ;tlie holiday excur-' sion to Melbourno last Saturday were: - Mrs. E. Schliebs and , lier. daughters/- : . Mrs. T. Harm's 'and her younger son and daughter, Mrs. Weule _ and Pat, Misses E. . and R: Lindner, v. -Mrs. ' O.! . Schilg, David and . Rhoda.' Schilg, ? ? and-. . v : Roy Gei-y. * ? ? Mr. and Mrs. II. ? Zweck and - family, — loft' Friday afternoon for , a holiday ins : . . . Sydnoy.
LATE COUNTRY NEWS UPPER MURRAY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
LATE COUNTRY NEWS ? UPPER MURRAY Three inches of rain fell here from last Thursday until Saturday A Bushman's -Carnival was held at — -Mundaroo for patriotic funds. Gate .- takings amounted to £5S. .-Over. 100 : horses took .ipart- ??in.' .-the ^sports. : -pro- - gramme. '? ' ' A dance was held in the Jingellic hall on New Year's Eve in aid of tho Red Cross. ' Over £30: was -taken at the door. v * There- was over' £60 profit from the Red Cross fete .lield at Talnalac- Home stoad on December 28. While at a race meeting at Bombay on - the way- to the .. Middle: 'Eas t),' - a Second A.I.F. Upper Murray,- soldier, saw 'two Upper Murraly thorou,ghbredo. Mrs. Arthur : Hughes, Lightwooa, with : her daughter, -Elizabeth;- loft- for ' ? Melbourne this .week. Mrs. .McMillan,- Corryong, and' her childrei: are holidaying in Melbourne. ' - -Miss Jflarjorie Paton, Milawa', is in ? Melbourne. * ' Mr. and Mrs. Bart Fifzpatrick, Mel bourne, will be visitors (o tlio Townn^ races. ? ' Mr. and Mrs. Phi...
Floods In N.S.W. CAUSE SERIOUS RAIL DISLOCATION [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
Floods ln N.S.W. CAUSE SERIOUS RAIL ?' DISLOCATION SYDNEY, Thursday. — Washaways after the heavy rain at more than 50 places on north-western and western lines are causing the great est railway._dislocation in New South Wales for years. People are abandoning their homes in hundreds before the rush of the waters. '.avr_ — ? Part of a large three-span steel and concrete bridge on the main northern line between Bradfield and Quirindi collapsed' to-dav under flood Assure and cut off north-western and uwjiiern parts of the State from rail coniniuiii cation. with Sydney.. The Brisbane express to ? Sydney was stranded ? - at ? Tam worth. .Passengers were taken: by bus to Willow.tvee last ni.g'ht. They will board- an . emergency train to Sydnoy from there. ? ?? if The Brisbane express ' from' -Sydney which should have' left.- Weri-is Creek at 10.47 lastv night, may .not lojavo until Friday, .night. ? 'x'''' 400 Marooned ^ . At' one stage 400 passengers 'wore btranded^ at :Wcrris 1 Creek-.- ...
OPENING SWIMMING CARNIVAL AT ALBURY High Standard Of Racing and Diving [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
OPENING SWIMMING CARNIVAL AT ALBURY High Standard Of Racing and Diving A large crowd of 400 attended at the Albury* Olympic Pool on Wednesday night when the club conducted its opening carnival for the season. The swimming and diving were of a liigb standard, and this coupled with aii appreciative audience augurs well for future carnivals. Highlights of the evening were the' men 's senior 5 5 yards, women 's relay race and both senior and junior diving events. The men's -senior event saw a great tussle between P. Garnsey and R. Dare. The latter, who had one second start,' won by the narrowest margin, with J Porter a close third. ? Porter, although out of condition, surprised with liif strong effort, and he should be well to. the fore when A.I.F. men compete for ? the Albury L.V. cup next Wednesday. The holders, Red Cross, lost the Glpbe Hotel Cup to a strong business girls' combination in an interesting.; tussie. There was little between the' first three swimmers of each team, but Mi...
Casualties List R.A.A.F. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
Casualties List m ? R.A.A.F. 'The Air Ministry announces the fol lowing casualties:— ' (Flight Lieut. R. J. Cosgrove, of Hobart, son of the Premier of Tas mania, presumed killed. ' ... 'Pilot Officer A. ? Tindall, of Parkes (N.S.W.) killed in action. . Pilot Officer N. T. Preece (Victoria)/ Pilot Officer R.- G. Ash' (Brisbane), and. Sergeant E. T. Perry (Adelaide), mis- sing. Sergeant R. A. M. Baldry (Coota mundra), killed in aetion. Aircraftman Ernest Arthur Davies, of Mosman Park ' ( W.A.), formerly at tached to No. 5 Initial Training School, Pearce, died December 28. Aircraftman : George Athelston Lay land, Darlinghurst; ? ? N.S.W., formerly attached to No. 2 Hccruiting Centre, died at his home December 26. , A.I.F AUSTRALIA ' VX. 20,21(5, Pte. R. .Barden, Infantry, Accidentally killed; East Melbourne. IVX.47,908, Pte. D. H. Maddock, . In fantry : Died of illness. Carrum Downs. ''VX. 3 7,0 54, Pte. A. V.- Martin,- Sup- ply and Transport: Removed from seri ously ill list. .Windsor...
BOMBS FALL ON HOME OF B.B.C. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
BOMBS FALL ON HOME OF B.B.C. LONDON, Wednesday. — Bombs twice hit and severely damaged Broadcasting House, headquarters of: the BJB.C., recently. A number of the staff, including several -women, - was. killed ' and wounded. : Casualties included the. Director- of 'Programmes (Mr. B. E. : Nieholls), who | ;was seriously injured. : . . British listeners heard an explosion, of one .bomb. An announcer had'sbe gun the sentence, 'To-night will,' when it was smothered in sound. .--.Tho announcer 'paused-'inomentarily and his voice was. heard saying, 'It's all right.' , ; Injured While Saving His Dog.— Keith Humphreys, aged 10 years, of Wagga, met with a ipainful injury in attempting to save his dog. His cockor spaniel was having tho worst of a fight with a cattle do,'' when the 1 lad raced to the rescue. In doing so lie was bitten by the second dog and j sustained a severe lacerated wound on tho left thumb. ,IIe was conveyed by Wagga District Ambulance to tho Wagga Base Hospital where it w...
No Reduced Tariff For Night Tennis [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
No Reduced Tariff For Night Tennis Albury Council on Wednesday, act ing on .; a recommendation of tho Works Committee, refused to grant an application ? for ? reduced electricity tariff made by the Nortli Albury Ten-, nis Club. . - 'Urging the council -^0 ' 'grant tho application,-. Aid. .C. Bunton ? stressed the need -for the council to cncourago pnysicai -. sport, ; -ancr pomtear out xnat the' -current would not. be-suipplied at a I peak load period .and actually would cost nothing;: He moved that,: the mat ter be referred back to committee. ! ? Seconding the motion; Aid. Robert son ^stated that he knew, from liis .posi tiou as president of the- club that it would ibe impossible for the , night tennis to be continued without a re duced taiiff. , . On being put to vote, tho motion was lost, and the recommendation adopted. , _ i i_ . .
A.I.F. Camp At Wagga To Close [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
A.I.F. Camp At Wagga To Ciosc Mr. 'Tom Collins, Member for Hume, j and Minister iii Charge of External i Territories, has been informed that the 'Wagga A.I.F. camp will definitely close ?and the -men drafted to other permanent camps. -Mr. Collins, this week inter viewed the officcr commanding the Eastern Command (Brigadier Locke ) concerning..; tho ' matter, and was told that the camp would be closed. It is expected that this will take -place: be fore the end of February. Mr. Collins .advised Brigadier Locke that tho Wagga Municipal Council would almost certainly oppose 'the decision, as a great deal , of money had been spent which .vould not have been the case had it been known that the camp was not permanent. Mr. Collins will present a petition to the Prime Minister. i *
Farwell To A Soldier Thurgoona. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
Farwell' To A Soldier 1 : Thurgoona. ^ Dear Uncle,— We have had some lovely rain,' about an inch and a half. I .thank you- very much -:f or , the. certifi cate 'which I received. -f,'r:On Christmas. Day we had a dust-st(mn. We held a Red Cross 'dance for the 'bombing funds, and I had a good time. On Saturday ' night we gave - a farewell and presentation to Gunner . Colin, McMurray. The people o'f Thurgoona' gave him presents. Did - Santa come to you? ' We had a good time at Christ mas. It was : quiet this , year without our soldier- boys. .. I: received many presents, including handkies, soap, scent, powder -and many other pre sents. We ? have our;- j' cousin from Wodonga staying : with- , us for a week. I thank -the cousin for . sending in the words, of tlie song. May: I change my name, to ' Leafless Lily ' ? Hoping you, Aunty, the nineteen; and all the cousins are ; enjoying ? tii'e best of health. — Your fond niece; * 'BLUE BONNET.' (No, Santa did not \come to me, Jessie. 'The ni...
Best Letters of the Week HONOR CERTIFICATES MARY McLEISH CAMPBELL NIXON KATHLEEN RUSSELL Walla Walla. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
Best Letters of the Week HONOR CERTIFICATES MARt McLEISH CAMPBELL NIXON KATHLEEN RUSSELL . Walla Walla. Dear Uncle, — This is any second letter to the (Page.1 Christmas has . passed again1. I hope you had a very happy Christmas. Santa called and ? brought me lovely presents. . I , hope Santa called on you, Aunty, and the nineteen. It was very hot on -Christ- mas: Day. I was wishing I could go tc Noreiul Park. They say its very rtice there. I can 't swim, :but- hope to. learn snoiu Will you please send ? me :,a badge? Wc had nice rain on Saturday' ? ? «i ? t nr _ -Pnll T+ lllUlUlllg. .nuuui. freshened up -mum's few ? tomato plants. We have no summer., Howers, Us we have no water. May I have 'Rose Bud' or 'Gum Leaf'! for . a pen name. I came second in my exam. J. was in third class this year and hope to be in fourt-li next year. We have a little kitten. Will you please give me a .name for it? I, was pleased to see that Marjorie McCrum won tlie honor certificate,'' Congratulations, Mar...
Had Good Time At Christmas Mirrool. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 10 January 1941
Had Good Time At Christmas - Mirrool. Dear Uncle,— I was delighten when I opened the 'Banner'- and saw that I received another honor- certificate for my letter. The weather has been very hot here lately. We' received well over an inch of rain and it was badly needed, as there was no feed for the cattle and horses; and there is plenty of grass now.' The gardens are grow ing, well since the rain. Dad has a .frnnrl rnnnv. t.nmn+noc nnrl nt.Tipr vacta tables growing. Dad has started work ing :the fallow, as tha grass is growing on it. , The holidays are on and I am' glad, as I do not like school. The day we- broke up ' for the Christmas holi days we had a school picnic. We had running and jumping and many other games. Afterwards we had 'lunch, which included cakes, sandwiches, soft drinks and: lollies. Our: teacher, Miss Anderson, has left, and we will have a new teacher when we start school. The cows arc in the stubbles and- arc giving more milk. I ride, our pony for the cows every nig...