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AIR RACE TO GENEVA Blayney Pilots "Take Off" [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
AIR RACE I TO GENEVAl Blayney Pilots 'Take Off' j Jack Crofts, A.I.F., and Coral Hancock (Services), Blayney en trants, have started off on their long1 flight to .Geneva. They are taking part in the Ai Race to Geneva and return, sponsor Pri bv the Red Cross Society, ani every shilling raised represents mile on their way. Jack and Cora 'took off' from Blayney 'aerodromt o$ March 1, and their flight is unde the auspices of Blayney branch o the Red Cross. Donations will be welcome an- may be left with Mrs. D. Matthew (President), Mrs. Garnet Peter (Treasurer) or Mrs. Munckton (Sec retary). The Branch will be holdinj some special efforts later to raisi funds, including Red Cross Day it May. Let us all give our Blayney flier a fine boost on their way with ai early donation!
METHODIST ITEMS OF INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
METHODIST ITEMS OF ~ INTEREST A Harvest Festival service will be held at Neville on Sunday next, at 3 p.tn. Sale of gifts and programme will be held in. the hall on Monday night at 8 o'clock. There will be a united service at ! the Methodist Church on Sunday I night. On this occasion the usual | custom oi noiaing tne service in uie i Blayney Theatre will be departed j from. There will be a combined choir | and other musical items. Both min isters will be taking part in the ser vice. A special mention is given in re spect to the 'test your skill' com petition in connection with the Band. , The closing date, which was origin- : ally to have been March 15, has now 1 been postponed till March 22. Forms are still available and may be had on application. When completed, com petitors are kindly asked to hav® their names placed on the form aniB enclosed in an envelope and hande® to Mr. Roy Clark, or the Band secB retary, Mr. Cyril Thompson. Remem« ber the closing date, March 22. I
SYMPATHY EXTENDED [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
SYMPATHY EXTENDED , Carcoar P.P. Board Directors ex tended sympathy to a fellow Director (Mr. R. Morrison, of 'Glenwood,' Moorilda) on the recent death of his brother. Chairman R. J. Fagan moveu last meeting of the Board that a mo tion o£ sympathy be conveyed to Mr. Morrison and the remaining members of the family. Dir. McKenzie! seconded the motion, which was carried. Dir. Morrison thanked the Board cn behalf of the family.
BLAYNEY TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
blayney town talk ? ? ? Lt Jim Kelly spent portion of his leave at Blayney this week. Jim was on the clerical staff of Lyn hurst Shire Council prior to enlist ment and is well-known in the dis trict. * * * Miss Pauline Kingston, who has been on Mr. S. Mallick s staff number of years, has left her posi tion Pauline will marry Mr. Chub Muir next Wednesday afternoon at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church. Blay ney. Miss Doreen Mallick is Pauline's successor. * * * Miss Ruth Ewin, who is on the staff of the Commercial Bank of Syd ney, is on holidays. ?' * * * Mr. Harold Stonestreet was the guest of honor at a party given by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stonestreet. Harold has just return ed from service in an Island war zone, and his many friends gathered to welcome him home. * * * Miss Beryl Robinson, of Mr. W. R. L'Estrange staff, is on annual holi days. * * * Mr James Donovan, of Gilgandra, visited Blayney on Monday. He was the guest of Mrs. V. Boardman and family at the Exchange Hotel...
TRUNKEY [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
TRUNKEY Home on leave is Private Vin. Stiff. Mr. and Mrs. Skinner have taken up residence in town. Mr. and Mrs. Con. Porter, of Bigga, are now residing at 'Jingalong,' the property of Mr. F. Hearne. Home again after a holiday in Syd ney is Mr. G. Godden. Constable and Mrs. Bill Sharwood. of Givabegar. are spending annual hohdays with Mr. and Mrs. C. Shar. LAC Frank Purnell. accompanied and infant daughter, was recently home on several days' leave Miss Le Tacon, of Sydney, is holi daying with Mr. and Mrs T Mc Lean. ' a Iarge attendance at the recently monthly meeting of the War Agricultural Committee Recent rains in the district, al though light, has eased the water position to some extent
INSURANCE OF BUSH-FIRE FIGHTERS WHAT THE ACT PROVIDES PREMIER REPLIES TO HOBBY'S YARDS CORRESPONDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
IURANCE OF BUSH-FIRE FIGHTERS I WHAT THE ACT PROVIDES PREMIER REPLIES TO HOBBY'S YARDS CORRESPONDENT. IRecenty Mr. Neil McKellar, of Hobby's Yards, approached the i Member (Mr. C. A. Kelly, Minister for Health) for a definition the insurance provisions in respect of bush-fire fighters. Mr. Kelly referred the matter to the Premier (Mr. McKell), has now written to Mr. Kelly as follows: ? I (received your personal repre In behalf of Mr. Neil H. Mc fMelrose,' Hobby's Yards, via f relative' to the insurance of push-fire fighters. (cKellar mentions that an em ired under the Workers' Com RiCt, who is instructed by bis 0 work at a fire on a pro 1 than that of his employer, is i by the policy while carry Dse instructions. In this con ihould like to point out that s entitled to the benefits con the Workers' Compensation 1 ne is carrying out tne m of his employer, the cover af Jer the act not being restricted r of working. as the question of protection ary bushfire fighters is con draft bi'il,...
DROUGHT TO BLAME Heavy Losses For Peagrowers [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
DROUGHT TO BLAME Heavy Losses For Peagrowers The draught in the Oberon dis trict has resulted in the loss of thousands of pounds to the late pea growers and potato growers, states a report from Oberon. The potato crop was more or less a ianure ana m any case the crop would not be anything like previous years. Some of the large pea crops were fair, and the growers were re ceiving up to £1/1/ for them. However, in quite a number of cases the yield was nil. A late frost last week caused a considerable amount of damage to the potato crops. Blayney district has experienced a similar loss owing to the dry spell.
EFFECT OF WORMS IN SHEEP Lecture - Demonstration By Carcoar Stock Inspector [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
EFFECT OF WORMS IN SHEEP Lecture - Demonstration By Carcoar Stock Inspector A lecture-demonstration on worms in sheep was conducted by the Carcoar Stock Inspector, Mi1. F. E, Trevitt. in the Mandu rama Hall on Wednesday last. There was ail attendance of ap proximately 20 interested sheepown ers from surrounding: districts, and a valuable discourse on worms and their habits was given. Mr. Trevitt outlined the life cycles of the Barber's Pole Worm, Blac Scour Worm, and the Liver FTUke, and explained the methods by which advantage could be taken of the worms' life cycles to prevent the sheep becoming infested. The importance of drencing at the right times, with the correct drugs, was explained, and the value of ro tational grazing in any plan of . at tack against the worm was also pointed out. PRACTICAL. DEMONSTRATION After the lecture three sheep were opened, and Mr. Trevitt demonstrat ed the structure of the sheep's stom ach and bowels, pointing out the va rious worms which were infe...
INTEREST BEING MAINTAINED Advance Blayney League [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
INTEREST BEING maintained Advance Blayney League Interest i» the A4«noe ney League is beiflg «P. the good attendance at the March meeting on Friday night last indicates. There were pp^ ArcM^on E secretary K G. A. Jones. R. Muir G. Peters, F. Hough.. C. Abbott H. Aus tin, A. McDonald. C. I. Cook and R. J J^gvC Mr. G. A. Jones (Commonvvealth Bank manager) was appointed to the vacant oosition of Treasurer. It was felt that it would be help ful if the League had a set meeting night. Finally, it was resolved uiat the regular meeting night be the nrst Wednesday in each month. SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY. It was reported that the Shire Council had not yet considered the League representations in connection with the Saturday half-holiday 'ques- tion and the numbering of houses, but that consideration would be given at the March meeting. ELECTRICITY' CONNECTIONS Mr. Cook said the question of elc'- tricity connections would be discus-: sed at next Council meeting. A mo tion on the books was that an...
Confirmation Of Transfer Rev. Tredinnick Going To Wellington [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
Confirmation Of Transfer Rev. Tredinnick Going To Wellington Blayney will definitely be los ing its popular Methodist Minis ter (Rev. E. E. Tredinnick) to Wellington. The appointment has been con firmed by Conference, and it is anti cipated that Mr. Tredinnick and his family will leave for that centre about the end of March. Rev. C. Harwood, of the Hawkes bury River Circuit, will be the suc ceeding Minister. Mr. Tred., as he is known by town and district folk, is a real 'livewire.' He has been connected with various organisations and always ready to do his bit. It is hoped that Mr. and Mrs. Tre dinnick and their two children will be happy in their new surroundings. MILLTHORPE APPOINTMENT. The Rev. C. M. Dominish has been appointed to the Millthorpe Circuit.
MILLTHORPE SPORTS Members of Three Bands Attend [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
MILLTHORPE SPORTS Members of Three Bands Attend The sports, in aid of the Com forts Fund, at Millthorpe Recre ation Ground on Saturday after noon was largely attended. Although weather conditions were wintry in the morning, a change about mid-day made the afternoon more conducive for an out-door gath ering. ' ; A splendid programme of sports had been arranged, and competition for the prizes was very keen. Events for both children and adults were competed for. A list of prizewinners will appear in the 'West Macquarie.' A combination of bandsmen, com prising members of Orange, Blayney and Millthorpe Bands, greatly en livened the afternoon by rendering a programme of music in the Band ro tunda at intervals. The conductor of the Band was Mr. D. Kalock (Orange Bandmaster) . A ladies' committee, supplied after noon tea on the ground, and this ser vice was much appreciated. The Comforts Fund will benefit by a substantial sum, and natrons of the event had a most enjoyable after noon's enter...
Mandurama Personals... [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
Mandurama Personals . . . Mrs. George Elvidge, who has been spending a holiday as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. Convine, have return ed to Sydney. * * * Pte. Rex Rothery, son of Mrs. Ro thery, senr., of Clifton, is spending leave with relatives and friends. Rex has seen service overseas. L./Cpl. G. Watt is also home on leave folowing service overseas. He is spending the break with relatives and friends. JC * * The Red Cross Ball, on March 17 next, promises to head' the social calendar for this year. Neville Or chestra has been engaged, and an en joyable evening is promised. * * * The many friends of Mr. Tom Francis will be sorry to learn that he is not enjoying the best of health. The hope is expressed that he will soon make a speedy recovery.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
^P^RdNidF,TH ^^^HRONICLE' is cn sale at the H^k Newsagents: ^H. HEALY, Blayney. ^^?CLARK. Carcoai. LEABEATER. Lyndburst. ROSSER, Blayney. AMOS, Millthorpe. BUCKLEY. Mandurama. 8 DEVENISH, Neville. HILL, Woodstock. COLLINS, Newbridge. ? PLACE YOUR ORDER, as restrictions necessitate a LIMIT ON THE NUMBER BIAS printed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 15 March 1944
NOTICE tEWARD of £150 will b!e paid to the person or persons giving Information that will lead to the conviction of anyone STE AL AN'S SHEEP from 'Coombing Park.' REWARD OF £50 will be paid for information leading to tht §ponviction of anyone tampering with Flood Gates or Wire Net ting on 'Coombing Park.'' ft)NE FOUND TRESPASSING, Shooting, Rabbiting or Fishing 0n 'Coombing Park.' will be prosecuted without resptect to pei. 80ns. * TR/Wl. WHITNEY PASTORAL COMPANY LIMITED