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INDUSTRIAL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
INDUSTRIAL Three Crochet D'Oyley's: Mrs. R. D. Southwell. -Prettiest Supper Clotli, all crochet: Mrs. A. F. Mitchell, Best Specimen Petit Point: Mrs* V. M. Wilson. Tea Cloth -Iulet Crochet Bor der) and four Serviettes to match: Miss M. A. Croak. Three Crochet D 'Oyleye (linen teentre): Miss M. A. Croak. Best and Prettiest band-made Silk Nightdress: Mrs. A. F. Mitchell 1, Mrs. F. Privett 2. Eyelet Embroidery: Mr«. A. F. Mitchell. Prettiest Dressed Doll: Mrs J. M. Hall. Collection of Fancy Work pieces): Mrs. E. Brown, 1, Mrs. A. F. Mitchell 2. ( Three Prettiest D'Oyleys (not crocheted): Mrs. E. Brown. Prettiest Hand-inade Silk Slip: Mrs. E. Brown 1, Mrs. A, F. Mitchell 2. Prettiest Hand-made Silk Slip: Mrs. E. Brown 1, Mrs. A. F. Mitchell 2. /- Prettiest Hand-made Night dress (Silk): Mrs. F, Privett. Three Hand-made Handker chiefs: Mrs. E. Brown. Prettiest -Child's Dress: Miss Olive Penning. Best White or Cream Table Centre (worked on linen): Mrs. E. Brown 1, Mrs. A. F. Mitchell 2. ? ...
KNITTING AND CROCHET [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
KNITTING AND CROCHET Best . Hand-made Woollen Travelling Rug: Mrs. G. Me Ewen . Best and Prettiest Hand-made Crochet Woollen Bed Jacket: Mrs. G. McEwen. Best Fancy Hand knitted Woollen Jumper: Mrs. A. J. Chandler 1, Mrs. G. McEv/cn 2. Knitted Socks: Mrs. G. Dou lan. Best and Prettiest Hand knitted Woollen Bed Jacket: Mrs. E. A. Tidswell 1, Miss M. A. Croak 2. Best Lady 's Hand-knitted Cardigan: Mrs. A. J. Chandler 1, Mrs. M. Donaldson 2. Prettiest Baby's Jacket: Mrs. H. Dowling. | Hand knitted Woollen Gloves: j Mrs. A. J. Chandler. Best Knitted Woollen Tea Cosy: Mrs. G. R. Gow. Best Hand-knitted Man's Sleeveless Pullover: Mrs. J. R. Poplin. Child '6 Dress, hand-knitted: Mrs. A. J. Chandler. Prettiest Knitted Pram Cov er: Mrs. G. Don Ian. Daintiest Hand-knitted Babys Shawl: Mrs. J. M. Hall. Best HJand-made Wool Rug by boy or girl 15 years and under: Leon Barton. Hand knitted Child's Jumper or Cardigan: Mrs. G. Donlan' Best Piece of Fair Isle Knitt ing (Jumper or Cardigan): Mrs. G. R....
£21,623 SPENT LAST YEAR ON ROAD MAINTENANCE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
£21,623 SPENT LAST YEAR ON ROAD MA9HXNANCE Work costing £21,623/ 11/11 was spent by Boor owa ''Shire Council during 1950 on the maintenance of roads in the Shire. Besides this an amount of £1,183/5/5 went for the coHstruction of the new bridge over the Boorowa River on the Young road, and £1,351/1/10 on Main tenance to Boorowa streets These figures, whicli are tabb ed below, were submitted to last Monday's meeting of Boor owa Shire Council by the Shire Clerk (Mr. C. W. Kenny):— MAIN ROADS MAINTENANCE Yass-Ccwra ? £2145 9 5 YoungiGunning . . 1489 17 7 Narrows ? 1718 2 1 Cunningar ? 237 19 9 Total for Main Road £6591 8 10 Reid's Plat-Mt. Col lins (Develop mental) Road . . 2337 18 2 GunnaryjFrogmore . 131 4 6 Progmore - Hovel 1 's i Creek ? 349 15 7 j Binalciig ? 116 19 3 Galong ? 59 11 4 j Rye Park-Rugby . . 829 14 4 i Breakfast Creek - Springvale ... 648 6 2 Forest Ck)hSpring vale . .... . . 1449 8 6 Breakfast Ck.-Coco-i mingla ....... 87 17 3 CocominglaKember 23 18 10 Battery Road ....
VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
VEGETABLES. Beans, French, any variety: B. J. Tierney. Beans, Butter: B. J. Tierney. Carrots (Short): Veness Bros. Six Beetroot: Rev. A. T. Newton . Si' Onions (Brown): Rev. A. T. Newton. Six Cucumbers (Round) : Peter Berry 1, Tony Hazell 2. Three Cucumbers (Long) : Miss T. Stammers 1. Peter Berry 2. Vegetable Marrows (Green): Mrs. A. A. Gorham. Vegetable Marrows (Yellow): Mrs. A. A. Gorham. ?Squashes, Custard : Peter Berry. Squashes JBahana variety): Veness Brcs. Pumpkins, Queensland Blue: Veness Bros. 1, Peter Berry 2. Pumpkins, Table: Mrs. E. J. Gorham 1 Mrs. A. A. Gorham 2. Rliubarb: Rev. A. T. Newton. Tomatoes: Peter Berry 1, Mjss Loreen Burns 2. Collection Tomatoes (three kinds): Peter Berry. ' Preserving Melons: Peter Berry. Rock Melons: Mrs. A. A. Gorham . Water Melons: Mrs. A. A. Gorhara . Collection of Vegetables, not less than ten kinds: Rev. A. T. Newtou . Spinach: Peter Berry. Lettuce: Peter Berry. Six Lettuce: Peter Berry. Odourless Onions: Rev. A. T. Newton .
BOOROWA BRANCH OF COWRA AERO CLUB ALAN CHUDLEIGH FIRST LOCAL MEMBER TO FLY SOLD [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
BOOROWA BRANCH OF COWRA AERO CLUB ALAN CHUDLEIGH FIRST LOCAL MEMBER TO ' FLY SOLO The Cowra Aero Club President (Mr. Col. Stin son) and Instructor (Mr. George Campbell) flew to Boorowa last month to at tend the opening of the Boorowa Branch. The meeting at the field was well represented by Boorowa men who formerly had to go to Cowra for in struction. Much ? keenness to learn fly ing has been professed by many men of the district and several more members are expected in the near future. During discussions held on the field it was decided to continue as a branch of the Cowra Club for the present. At Cowra a new hangar will be built which, it is felt, will be of great value to both Boor owa and Cowra. Mr. Fred Hume was elected as secretary at Boorowa and will handle applications for membership and bookings for flying times. The field is to be marked out by ploughing the boundary and by erecting markers and wind sock brought from Cowra. The instructor was satisfied with the field and a ...
HORTICULTURE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
HORTICULTURE Collection cf Cut Flowers: Mrs. H. Dowling. . ! Zinnias: Mrs. M. E. Bums 1, Mrs. H. Dowling 2. Phlox Drummondi: Mrs. H. Dowling: Six Asters: Mrs. H. Dowling. Three' Asters, any colour: Mrs. H. Dowling 1, Mrs- E. J. Gorham 2 . ' Collection of Geraniums: Mrs. H. Dowling. Three Gladioli: Veness Bros. Cactus Dahlias: Mrs. H. Dow ling. Three Hyb'rid Cactus Dahlias: Mrs. H, Dowling 1, Miss T. Stam-, mers 2. Decorative Dahlias: Mrs. H. Dowling. Three Roses: Mrs. H Dowl ing .1, Mrs. C. K. Gorham 2. Six Exhibition Roses: Mrs. H. Dcwling i? Mrs. C. K. Gorham 2 Champion Rose: Mrs. H. Dowling. Mixed Petunias: Mrs. E. J. Gorham . Verbenas: Mrs. H. Dowling. Vase of 3 Cuts or Spikes of any Flower not mentioned : Mrs. E. J.-Gorhaiu 1, Mrs. B. C. Tierney 2. Bowl Nasturtiums: Mrs. H. Dowling. Pom Pom Dahlias: Mrs. H. Dowling. Seeding Carnation': Mrs. H. Dowring. Rose in Three Stages: Mrs. H. Dowling 1, Mrs. C. K. Gor ham 2. Champion Decorative Dahlia: Mrs. H. Dowling. One Vase of Gaillar...
KOREAN COMFORTS FUND LOCAL SUBSCRIPTION LIST [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
KOREAN COMFORTS . FUND LOCAL SUBSCRIPTION LIST A subscription list for troops in Korea has been opened by Borrowa branch of the Return ed Soldiers' League, and follow ing is a list of donations: Boorowa R.S..L ? £6. Additional donations may be frr warded to the secretary of the Boorowa branch of the R.S..L. (Mr. C. L. Starr) and will be acknowledged in the Press. Miss Freda Clark has resigned her position as telephoniste at the Boorowa Telephone Ex change.
JAMS, JELLIES AND PRESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
JAMS, JELLIES AND PRESERVES. Cherry Jam: Mrs. H. Dowl ing. Lemon-Melon Jam: Mrs. H. Dowliug. Grapefruit Jam: Mrs. S. J. O'Hara 1 and 2. Plum Jam: Mrs. S. J. O'Hara 1, Mrs. H. Dowling 2. Apricot Jam: Miss B. Russell 1, Mrs. S. J. O'Hara 2. Fig Jam: Miss B. Russell 1, Mrs. H. Dowling '2. Quince Jelly: Miss E. Russell. Collection Assorted Jams (4 kinds): Miss B. Russell 1, Mrs. H. Dowling 2. Preserved Vegetables (four kinds) : Mrs- Reg Forster. Preserved Pears: Mrs. Reg Forster 1 and 2. ?Preserved Apples: Mrs. Reg Forster 1, Miss E. Russell 2. Preserved Apricots: Mrs. Reg Forster 1 and 2. Collection Preserved Fruits (4 kinds): Mrs.. Reg Forster 1, Miss Betty Barnes 2.. Preserved Quinces: Mrs. Reg Fcrster 1 and 2. Preserved Peaches: Mrs. Reg Forster 1 and 2. ?Preserved Cherries (Dark): Mrs. Reg Forster 1 and 2. Preserved Cherries (Light) : Mrs. Reg Forster 1 and 2 . Preserved Plums: Mrs. Reg. Forster 1 and 2. Tomato £auce: Mrs. Reg Forster. Green Tomato Pickles: Mrs. H. Dowling. Plum Sa...
DALTON GRAZIER COMMITTED ON SERIOUS CHARGE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
DALTON GRAZIER COMMITTED ON SERIOUS CHARGE The Gunning Police Court was packed on Thurs day last week during the hearing of a rape charge against a Dalton grazier, Charles Geoffrey Martin (37), who was committed for trial at the Goulburn Crim inal Court on May 15. Mr. A. J. Paton, S.M., refused an application for bail. Martin reserved his defence. Pclice alleged that Martin had covered his face with a hand kerchief and threatened a 74 year-old woman with a revolver on 'the uight of February 2nd before committing a serious of fence on her. On the application of Sgt. Gcode, Police Prosecutor, of Sydney, Mr. Paton closed the court while evidence was given by the woman. An alleged admission by Mar tin was produced by Det. Sgt. Miller, C.I.B. Police alleged that the de fendant had admitted that he had been drinking on the night of February 2. He had said he had gone looking for a horse, i but could not find it and had then gone home to bed. The statement, alleged police, further stated t...
FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
FRUIT. Half-dozen Delicious Apples: H. Bourke. Half-dozen Granny Smith Apples: Rev. A. T. Newton. Half-dozen Jonathan. Apples: J. T. Bourke & Son. Half-dozen Apples, any variety (Red): Mrs. F. M. Mason. Half-dozen Apples, any other variety than above: Mrs. F. M. Mason. Half-dozen Dessert Apples (Red):. H. Bourke. Halfrdozen Dessert Pears: Mrs. F. M. Mason. Collection of Dessert Pears: W. Thompson. Half-dozen Quinces : Misses B. and E. Russell 1 and 2, ?Half-dozen Peaches: H. Bourke. ? HalfTdozen Plums (light var iety): H'. Bourke, Half-dozen Plums (dark var iety): Mrs: F. M. Mason. Half-dozen Nectarines (White Flesh): H. Bourke. 'Half-dozen Nectarines (Yellow Flesh); Reg Forster. Three Bunches of Table Grapes (Black Common): Miss es B.and E. Russell. Half dozen Figs: H. Bourke. Best lib. Almonds (Soft Shell ed): «. Bourke. Best lib. Almonds (Hard Shelled): H. Bourke.
RAISED £160 AT JUBILEE CARNIVAL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
RAISED £160 AT JUBILEE CARNIVAL The ladies of St. Patrick's Ladies' Guild held a very successful stall on Saturday last at the Jubilee Celebra tions. Besides the usual street stall they conducted a hoop-la- stall which Pat Donohoe and Merv. Cranston took charge of and conducted in a very businesslike manner and handed over the sum of £26/10/- to the Guild, which was a great effort and worthy of praise and our thanks to the boys. Also attached to the Guild stall was the afternoon tea and tea; which was much appreciat ed .by mauipvof the town and country people who were un-. able to be catered for at the cafes on such a crowded day in town. Great praise is due to all the Guild ladies for their coopera tion and work which resulted in the great amount cf £150 being obtained for their efforts. COMPETITION WINNERS Winners of competitions held by the Ladies Guild were: Bottle of Perfume, donated by Mr. Neil Stribley and won by Mr. K. MacPherson. Cake, donated by Mrs., G. Gorham and decorat...
RAIN REQUIRED FOR PASTURES AND TANK REFILLING [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
RAIN REQUIRED FOR PASTURES AND TANK REFILLING 'The dry, warm conditions which have prevailed until recently have caused a continued deterioration in the quality of the pastures and, on some properties there has been a significant reduction in quantity also. Further rain to renew thfc-pastures and in some cases water supplies, woifld therefore be most beneficial. -f Tliis topical paragraph ap peared in the report that Stock ' Inspector Byrne presented at last Friday's sitting of Young P.P. Board. 'Accompanying the pasture deterioration,' continued Mr. Byrne, - 'there has been an in- j creasing number of stockowners reporting losses from worm in festation in sheop. The para sites seen have been the usual one encountered in this district, namely, the large and small stomach worms and hair worm. These losses in many cases have continued despite ? frequent' drenching, and the most im portant step the owner can take i6 to give attention to nu trition. Pastures generally carry sufficient b...
WARREN LINED WITH £6 WORTH OF WOOL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
rtrnnnnr«nnnr*nr-r«ririrMTr«nr WARREN LINED WITH £6 WORTH OF WOOL Says Granny in Column 8 of S.M.H.on Wednesday: I have the word of a visitor from Boorowa, near Cowra, for the truth of this. While digging out rabbits, ! two Boorowa men found a warren lined with scraps of wool — about £6 worth. rfWWWWWWWWWW Back to their old town for he Jubilee Celebrations at Boorowa were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Wood^ bridge, of Randwick. They were accompanied by their daughter Betty. Mr. Tom O'Brien, of Homsby, formerly licensee of the Royal Standard Hotel, was a visitor to Boorowa at the week-end for the finalisation of the Jubilee Cele brations, and wag the guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. Dowling, of Market Street.
YOUNG MAN SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS GAOL FOR STEALING [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
YOUNG MAN SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS GAOLJW STEALING Charged with stealing a .22 calibre single-shot rifle valued at £5, the property of James Henry Hughston, Mr, W. Fin lay, S.M., at the Boorowa Court of Petty Sessions yesterday sentenced Ronald Joseph Daley, of Galong, to six months hard labour. - Defendant, who was remanded from a previous sitting of Boor owa Court, pleaded guilty. Const. B. C. Tierney said that the defendant was working on a property on the Biualong road. During the absence of the owner, he (defendant) went to the house and stole a rifle. He ad mitted stealing the rifle, which has since been recovered. De fendant had a long list for steal ing and similar offences. j The defendant asked to be ? put on a ten year bond, and had work to go to. Mr. Finlay: I could give you twelve months for this offence! He sentenced defendant to six months .
PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
PERSONALS'- Mr. G. Gilmour, of Berry, has i been appointed to the Boorowa. Post Office staff as Postal Clerk and took up duties during the week. ♦ ? ? ♦ Mr. Lionel Cranston had his tonsils removed at .Boorowa District Hospital last Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce MacPher son, of Wollongong, were recent visitors to Boorowa and were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. Dunn, of Marsden Street. * * ? As the guest of Mr. and Mrs. G. Dunn, of Marsden Street, for the Jubilee Celebrations, was Mrs. Joe Delaney, of Seaforth. * * * Miss Betty. Newham, of_ Cowra, is spending a short holi day as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Mick Wilson, of Reid's Flat. . * ? * Miss Jean Mewburn, of the Rugby Post Office, has joined the relieving staff of the P.M.G. Department. . After two weeks' duties at Boorowa Post Office, Jeau has been transferred to Bowral. Mr. W. C. Stribley, who had the misfortune to s]ip on the wet pavement at his home .at Vaucluse almost twelve months ago and fracture his leg has completely recovere...
£10 Fine For Driving Under Influence BEVENDALE MAN BEFORE BOOROWA COURT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
£10 Fine For Driving Under Influence BEVENDALE MAN BEFORE BOOROWA COURT Sydney Frederick Norman Smith, of ' Fail-field,' Beven dale, pleaded guilty to a charge of having driven a motor vehicle whilst under the influence of intoxicating liquor, be fore Mr. W. Finlay, S.M., at Boorowa Court of Petty Sessions yesterday morning. Defendant, who pleaded guilty, was represented by Mr. V. P. Dwyer. Sergt. E. Light, in evidence, told the S.M. that defendant was walking along Pudman St very much under the influence of liquor and was staggering along—the footpath. Shortly afterwards he saw him drive a motor car along Pudman Street, but was too far away to stop him. A little later he stopped defendant in Brial Street and assisted him from the driving Beat. His breath smelt strong ly of liquor and his face was flushed. 'VERY MUCH UNDER THE INFLUENCE.' ?Sergt. Light said defendant! ?was very much under the influ-, jence of liquor and when asked jhow many drinks he had had, said ''About a dozen be...
YASS RIVER SERRATED TUSSOCK Reported In Boorowa District [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
YASS RIVER SERRATED TUSSOCK Reported In Boorowa District The Yass River Serrated Tussock is reported to be making its appearance in the Boorowa district. This was made known at last Monday's meeting of Boorowa Shire Council when it was stated that the noxious plant was grow-, ing on land at Grassy Creek near Rye Park. The Council decided to write to the District Agronomist and ask him to visit the area and advise landholders regarding its eradication and identification. There is only about IS inches difference between a pat on the back and a kick in the pants.