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Jubilee Celebrations Rain Mars Festivities [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
Jubilee Celebr Jions Rain Mars Festtipies ? ? - .mm Boorowa ushered in their Conun|i| salth Jubilee Celebrations under dull weather condition i on Monday ll§t, and-the effort' which promised tp^^pfia outstand ing week of festivities has been harapere^py continued ~ \ ?? -'. - - ?* ??-*Wf' '-: ;,V;-;-:.; Assart of the celehratious, the ;-|ijprols|... Athletic ^j^gfe jifceeti»g:hadj tt- be abandoned -i^^p*|(ay after The official ^opening of the Celebrations was performed by the local State Member, Mr. Fred J. Cahill, M.L.A., at. the Schools' Sports Meeting on Monday afternoon, who in a message over the loud speakers, said he was very proud of Boor-, owa, which was recognised as one of the leading districts of the State. He was also proud of Austra lia as a Nation and he was very pleased to see Boorowa taking its part in the Jubilee Celebra tions of 50 years of Federation, 'During the past , 50 years we have emerged from the backward position to the fore front of Australia, and it wa6 ...
Church Services FIRST CATHOLIC CHURCH AT BOOROWA WAS BUILT NEARLY 120 YEAR AGO [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
Church Services Mark Opening Of Jubilee Celebrations FIRST CATHOLIC CHURCH AT WAS BUILT NEARLY 120 YEAR AGO The first Catholic Church at Boorowa was con structed nearly 120 years ago— the shell of the old church now standing at the rear of Bushby's Em porium in Court Street. . The old church cost £1,000, of which sum Edward Ryau, of 'Ryanboro,' subscribed £200, the balance being contributed by the Catholics throughout the district — about 600 adherents. The church was finished after tli? appointment of Fathers Mc ?Alroy and Birni;nghani. Mass was celebrated once a mouth by the Yass priests until the year 1854, wh*n 80 rovra was established as a Parish, with the Rev. Father O'Hiordan as the first Priest. Mass was then held regular ly iji the old church for many years, and the church was used as a school after its erection; but before this the first Catholic School was conducted in a building constructed of slab walls and bark roof near the site where Bushby's store now stands. - An a...
YOUR CO-OPERATION [?] [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
[?] As it wB^^^i impossible for us to pM|^M6' names and addresse^^^BJd Residents who liaV«:fKgBl£Hp*$r ot vteit ors to BoorcSi||||: would deem it a favaufaHpl&uts enter* tainfng gaeSj^^r: the Jubilee Celebratidh^f^hers able to assist us in^y^fflsSctioii, would send in etf^JWlpi^nd address es by miMriij^upne or call at the office as fijP^as possible next week;;' SSms
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
GOLF ' j Boorowa Golf Associates j GENERAL MEETING j A GENERAL MEETING of the i Associates will be held in the j Clubhouse on WEDNESDAY, j 7th MARCH, at 3 p.m. The pur ; pose of the Meeting will be to ; bid farewell to Mrs. Littlefield j and to elect a Secretary for the j coining Season. i The L.G.U. Levy of 2/-, for ; the 1951 Season is now due. ; Associates are asked to bring | a basket. : E. DOWLING, i President. ' i
Show Gate Takings Reach £151 Ring Programme Best For Years EXCITING TROTTING—HIGH QUALITY HORSES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
SlWpate Takings Reach £151 Ring Programme Best For Years EXCITING TROTTING - HIGH QUALITY HORSES Despite dull weather conditions which was inter spersed with light showers of rain during the morning of the main day, Boorowa P. A. and H. Association's Sixty second Annual Show last Tuesday and Wednes day attracted an excellent attendance when gate tak ings reached £141/7/6. * Forluue did uot favour the Association as regards their rain insurance policies,, for although the overcast sky gave promise of a deluge at any minute, it was sufficient to keep a great number of wouid-be patrons at home. Out of the requisite 10 points, only five points fell during the hours specified. Apart from the weather, the Show was really good, although in some sections the entries could have been more numerous, the quality of exhibits left little to be desired. Visitors formed a fair percentage of the exhibit ors and carried off -juite a number of prizes. The majority, however, staged in the district, bei...
PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
PERSONALS Miss Betty O-'Neill and her sister, Mrs. A. Gorham, left last week for Sydney where they will remain for a short while. Miss O'Neill will be making purchases for her trousseau. She will be married to Mr. Ber nard McGrath, of 'Clearview,' Boorowa, on April 4th. Miss Nornia Boulding, who has been an employee of Mr. Chas. Hill, storekeeper, a.t Frogmore for almost four years, wilf be leaving the district on Saturday, 10th March. She will be accom panied by Miss Ina Power, whose home is at Wyangala Dam. They will both be going to Goulbum, where they will enter employ ment in a clothing or chenille factory .
LOCAL STOCK REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
^srsiOTra^T . Messrs. S. D. Bobbin and Cpnipany report having heia a successful Sheep and- Cattle Sale at Boorowa on the 16th instant. About 6,000 Merino and Cross bred-sheep, were yarded, and the Merino section comprised main ly small lots of aged ewes and wethets,' of fair to' good quality, withv-jad'pens of tats. ? Jhe Crossbred section com-' prised ^bre^thanlialf^iie yard Ing, ||§§J^f MiP^ late- skWft !i^^^^^nd-3a^in^'^pnditibn- lbW'MppDrt^ad'a total clear ance was effected at an^average of £4/3/- per head. The yai-ding of cattle eoinpris-. ed about 50 head, and with the exception of a small number, a total clearance was made at satisfactory rates. From four entries ? at Yass Show last week, Mr. Charlie Butt secured 100 per cent sue cess in obtaining four prizes in the Dog Section . His prize winning awards were for Best Cattle Dog or Bitch; Best Cattle Dog or Bitch, under 12 months; and Best Cocker Spaniel and Best Cocker Spaniel Puppy uni der 12 months. Congratula tions!
LOCAL ESTATE FINED £75 Non-destruction Of Rabbits At "Springfield" [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
^©clfc ESTATE FINED £75 -Non-destruction Of Rabbits At 'Springfield' Non-destruction of rabbits on an estate, 'Spring- field,' Boorowa, produced a £75 fine at last week's sitting of Young Police Court. The original summons had been, issued against the Elders Trustee and Executor Co. Ltd. and Ethel Spicer, trustees of the estate of E G Spicer, deceased. At last week's resumed, hear ing,, the -conviction was recorded agaliist the company, the ^n? formation against Ethel Spicer being withdrawn. - . . for the Young ?^3Sm aQd Mr. V. P. Dwyer, oFTljgiigwa, for defendants. - ^ ?* ~*. A plea; of guUty, ha%^ff m 'tered at the2Srevious Rearing,, when . Wr. W.^^ayscSSJH,; a&- ??'..'?. journe'd -,*he matter 1tp|en&ble ; destruction work to ?$$& cbta i-jpieted.., ..:,,- '.:^ ' . 'L.LTii: ' '-?'' Evidence on the result of a further inspection /was: given l-y ;??;,- .-_,., ''Mivr-aiBprge'^fiU,--;1' .--f £??'?:-. ' '?-?*?? ?-s^vJt*i^'*B--iM8t;.asr- fcadhpas 12 - - 2finoi!iBr...
COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
COMMiTTEE MEETING. The first Committee meeting for the 1S51 season followed the annual meeting of the Boor owa Golf Club, held on Thurs day night of last week. Present: The President (Mr. J. P. McGrath) occupied the chair and the' following Com niitteemen were in attendance: Messrs. M. B^ McMahon, A. F. Wood, Dr. I. L. Keif, H. Dowling, W. F. Dwyer, B. P. Garry, R. E. Lindsay, H. Thompson, the Hon. Treasurer (Mr. J. R. Whale) and the Hon. Secretary (Mr. A. A. Bobbin). Mr. V. P. Dwyer was also. in attendance. An apology was tendered for the absence cf Mr. K. MacPher son, DATE OF MONTHLY MEETINGS On the motion of Messrs. Lind say and Whale it was decided that meetings of the Committee be again held monthly on the second Thursday, at 8 p.m. APPOINTMENT OF COMMIT TEES Grounds Committee: On the motion of Messrs. . Dwyer and Dowliugf the following were elected to constitute the Grounds Committee: President, Captain, Secretary Treasurer, M. B. Mc Mahon and A. F. Wood. Handicap Committee: O...
BOOROWA GOLF CLUB MR. J. P. McGRATH ELECTED NEW PRESIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
B00R0WH GOLF GUJB ME, j: Jfc ipiM'li ELECT JED 3^^PJaiESIDENT ' Congratulations were showered on the retiring President (Dr. I. L. Self) and the Committee of the Boorowa Golf Club at its annual meeting held last week. The President's report (as printed elsewhere) revealed that the Club had had a successful year in regard to finances, membership and participation in the sport generally. Keen interest was manifest in the various offices, and Mr. J. P. McGrath was elected as President for the current year, whilst ballots were necessary to fill other positions. -' - Present: The retiring Presj dent (Dr. 1. L. Keif) occupied the chair and the following were in attendance; Messrs. H. Dow ling, J. P. McGrath, J. Thomas, H. Thompson, W. F. Dwyer, B. Dunn, F. X. O'Donnell, E. H. Lawler, J. A. Fahey, M. B. McMahon, V. P. Dwyer, B. C. Tierney, R. Ryan, B. P. Garry, C. W; Sothercu, T. McGrath, A. F. Wood, R. E. Lindsay, W. Curtis, C. H. Weeden, J. R. Whale (H-Sn. Treasurer) and A. A. Bobbin (Ho...
LOCAL LAND BOARD SITTING Cases For Consideration [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
LOCAL LAND BOARD SITTING ' j Cases For Consideration The Local Land Board for the Land District of Boorowa will hold a meeting at the Court House at Boorowa on .Thursday, 1st March, 1951, commencing at 9.30 a.m., when the following cases wil| be considered: APPLICATIONS FOR SPECIAL LEASES 1. (Mrs.) Emily Australia Mc Grath: Sp.L. 47/4, Boorowa. 2. John Mark McCarthy. Sp. L. 49/11, Boorowa. 3. (Mrs.) Emma Eliza Cluney: Sp.L. 49/25, Bcorowa. 4. (Mrs) Priscilla Jane Cole: Sp.L. 50/7, Boorowa. 5. Keith Joseph Dwyer: Sp.L. 49/10, Boorowa. APPLICATIONS FOR EXTEN SION OF TERM. C. John Miohael Fairhall: Sp. L. 35/3, Boorowa. Ambrose McCarthy: Sp.L. 44/1 Boorowa . S. Samuel Dale Carroll: SpA 31/2, Boorowa. 9. (Mrs.) Matilda Jemima Roberts: Sp.L. 44/3, Boorowa. 10. (Mrs.) Matilda Jemima Roberts: Sp.L. 44/2, Boorowa. 11. Estate Patrick Taylor, de ceased: Sp.L. 44/7, Boorowa. APPLICATION FOR CONVER SION OF SPECIAL LEASE 12. Estate Patrick Taylor, de ceased: A.C.P. 47/7, Boorowa. APPLICATION FOR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
:? UffiUH^j Good News for j! ^wi 0/P^ volt All-Dry Battery Operated i, ^^ Roaio That needs no recharging, no ' 5 battery replacements for months and months. \i This wonderful new ? J 'H.M.V.' console radio J| gives clear reception, 1 1 world range . . . without j! the constant bother of ? [? having heavy batteries ve Jj charged. Enthusiastic j I owners say they are getting ?I over 1000 hours listening i' time (approximately 4 I' hours a day for 9 months) from each set of 'J dry batteries. And the Ij special 'H.M.VV Economy Ir Switch reduces operating \\ costs to less than a penny *\ an hour. I« Another Distance Cctlerl ',' 'His Master's Voice' Table '! Model C21A All-Dry Bpttery I' Operated Radio. 5 valves, ?[ Dual Wave, 36 guineas (10/6 \t extra in W.A.) . i1 ji See and hear these new models. We icill gladly demonstrate. *\ !j 'HIS MASTER'S VOICE-' j: 'l ACCREDITED RETAILERS I1 | E. A. DOWSE I j; MARSDEN STREET, BOOROWA. || A. C. YOUNG HIDES, SKINS AND WOOL LICENSED DEALER. Phone 2...
FARMERS & SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION Points Of Interest To Members FEDERATION INSURANCE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 23 February 1951
FARMERS & SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION Points Of Interest To Members FEDERATION ' INSURANCE The following information is published with a view to adoption of same if the sup. port of members and the gen eral public warrants such ac tion. This scheme of Insurance un dertaken by the Farmers and Settlers' Association with Feder ation Insurance Ltd. is gaining a great deal of support from many branches, and members generally are availing them selves of the opportunity of in surance cover at premium rates, less 17£ per cent, on all business, except that of comprehensive motor -vehicle, which is less 10 per ceut. Not only does each member who transacts his insurance with Federation Insurance Ltd., through this Association, save himself a maximum of 22?. per cent, on premiums, but he helps his own organisation to the ex tent of the commission which will later be due on the tota] turnover. Essential details are as fob lows: — 1. The branch to appoint one of its members to conduct in suranc...