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FARMERS PLEASED WITH RECENT RAINS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
FARMERS PLEASED WITH RECENT RAINS Local farmers and graziers are quite pleased with the re cent rains of an inch and a half aud, in places, more. Although the following warm weather- and sunshine are proi 'ductive of blowfly menaces, this will be greatly offset by the re plenishing of .water holes /and damg which, in many instances, were becoming critically low or, ! in a few instances, had dried, j The ground is now in a po-i sition very suitable for plough-, ing. Last year saw little wheat grown in the district, but hopes for. greater acreage and yields in 1951 are high. Mauy graziers have bought oats to poison rabbits, and most seem to be anxious this year to clean out the menace. With rabbit skins bringing such good prices, it is certain that Frog mare's rabbit population will shortly be depleted to a great I extent.
CLASS A6.—SPORTING EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
CLASS A6.— SPORTING EVENTS. Open Flag Race: R. Janiieson 1, Miss M. Coombes 2. Local- Flag -Race: Rube Jam ieson 1, Mrs. Rube J.amieson 2, Open Bending Race: Miss M. Coombes 1, Mrs. Jamiesou 2. Wheelbarrow Race, by lady and gentleman; R. Jamieson 1, W. Pratt and S. Sasella 2. CLASS A7.— HUNTERS. -Grand Hunting Contest: Laid law £ Armour's 'Jigsaw' 1, W. Pratt's 'White Nose' 2, W. Pratt's 'Shamrock' 3. Consolation Hunt: W. Pratt 1 and 2. Lady's Hunt: Mi6s M. Coomb es' 'Starlight' 1, W. Pratt's '?Shamrock' '2. Pouy Hunting Contest: R. Jamieson's 'Prjneass' 1, Miss M. Coom^es' 'Cbarniaine ' 2.
Full List Of Boorowa's Jubilee Show Awards HORSES. CLASS Al.—THOROUGH-BREDS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
[?] HORSES. CLASS Al.— THOROUGH- BRBDS Mare, 3 years and over: Miss Coombes 1, Laidlaw and Armour 2. iFilly, 2 yeans and under:. J. Comerford. CLASS A2.— MISCELLANEOUS DBAUGHTS Mare, 3 yeans and over: G. G, florham 1 and 2. Gelding, any age: W. J. ' Martin Team of 4 Farm Horses: G. G. Gorham and W. J. Martin divide 1. Team of -2 Farm Horses: G. G. ?Qorharn and W. J. Martin divide 1; G. G. Gorham 2. Lorry Gelding or Mare: W. J.. Martin. Mare, 3 years and over: G. -5. Gorham 1 and 2. CLASS A3.— MISCELLANEOUS Trotting Stallion, to be tried In harness: F. Mathew's 'Super Derby' 1; F. Mathew's 'Laron Again' 2. . Trotting Mare, 3 years and over: S. Southwell 1, K. Bailey 2. Gelding or Mare, 14.2 hands and over: G. G. Gorham. Lady's Hackney: Rube' Janti ieson 1, M. and G. KuigbtiGreg son 2. WeightTcarrying Hack, up to 14 stone: Laidlaw & Armour 1. M. Coombes 2. Gent's Hackney: Miss Coomb es 1, Laidlaw & Armour 2. . Lady's lu-Stone Hackney, to be' ridden by lady: Mrs. R Jami...
BALL [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
BALL On Friday, 2nd March, the Young Peoples' Club will be holding a Ball in aid of the Mosman Spastic Centre. A good crowd is certain to attend and dance to the music of Mr. Doug Southwell's orchestra. An ex-, cellent programme has been ar ranged and much work has been done to have the floor and hall in the best of condition.
YOUNG'S PEOPLES' CLUB ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
YOUNG'S PEOPLES' CLUB ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the Young Peoples' Club was also held on February 15. Ofiicer& elected for 1951 were: — President: Mr. M. Holmes. Secretary-Treasurer: Mr. J. Hill. Vice-Presidents : Messrs. j. Power and R. Holmes. During 1950, the first year of the Club's activities, many functions were held with the result that almost £50 was hand ed to charitable organisations (Flood Relief, etc.). An annual picnic to Wyangala Dam was held and numerous local socials were organised. Quoits were bought, whilst Mr. M. Holmes constructed an excellent table tennis table. After all that— and more — the balance-sheet showed a credit balance of £18. Former office-bearers were thanked by the President for their excellent work in 1950 and a vote of thanks was carried by acclamation ._ The General Meeting was op ened and it was moved that further indoor games equipment be purchased after prices of the various games have been examt ined. A suggestion was made...
RESUMPTION OF SHEEPSKIN AUCTIONS AT GOULBURN [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
RESUMPTION OF SHEEPSKIN AUCTIONS ATGOULBURN Farmers & Graziers' an nounce the resumption of sheepskin auctions at Goul burn on 13th Til arch. These sales, which always drew a representative gather ing of buyers and were very popular with district graziers, etc., were discontinued about 18 months ago due to shortage of storage space. This difficulty has now been overcome by the provisions of a large store and showrooms. An added facility is a spacious drying room equipped with special electric fans and ventil ating system. It ia expected that further regular sales will be held at in. tervals of not more than a month, probably every three weeks. Consignors of skins to Goul burn and otlier centres are re minded that bundles must be tied with rope or twine, as store men and the Railway authorit ies will not handle those done up with wire.
Myxomatosis' Limitations; Landholders Warned Against Over - optimism [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
Myxomajtosis' Limitations; Landholders Warned Against Over - optimism As far as is known, Myxomatosis has not caused any big mortality amongst rabbits in the Young P.P. Board district. Landholders who wish to try out the disease on their properties should contact the Board. Special reference to the mat ter was made by the Stock In spector (Mr, K. V. Byrne) in lijs repcrt at the Board's meeting on Friday last week. 'As regards the disease Myx omatosis,'' said Mr. Byrne, 'al- though a few sick rabbits have been seen recently with symp-' tonis suggesting the presence of the complaint, no definite evi dence has yet been obtained of it causing any big mortalities in this district. Landholders are asked to report the suspected presence of the complaint to this office. 'The most obvious symp toms are that rabbits are dopey, dUinclined to move about and feed, and show a discharge from the eyes, gumming the lid8 together, and swellings on various part, of the body. 'Landholders in the Young ...
SUCCESSFUL LAND SALE AT MURRINGO [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
SUCCESSFUL LAND SALE AT MURRINGO McGregor & McAlister report having held a very satisfactory sale at Murringo last Saturday afternoon, on account of ,the executors in the estate of the late A E. Richens. Property No. 1, of 230 acres, realised £15 per acre, the pur chaser being Mr, E. Bush,' of Murringo. Property No. 2, of 33 acres, realised £19/6/- per acre. The purchaser was Mr. P. Ryan, al so of Murringo. About 300 sheep were sold at very satisfactory prices. The sale ? was generally con sidered a very good one and reflected the advanced prices? being realised today. Married life isn't so bad after you get used to eating 'what your wife likes.
FARMERS & SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION Points Of Interest To Members FIR[?] INSURANCE, SHEEP, LIVESTOCK. Second and Final Report on Federation Insurance Scheme [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
FARMERS & SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION Points Of Interest To Members fir: insurance, sheep, livestock. Second and Final Report on Federation Insurance Scheme' Owing to the high values pre vailing at present in respect of sheep and wool, it is felt that insurance of sheep against Fire and Lightning is a matter of particular interest to landhold ers generally. It is f therefore ? desired to bring before the notice of own ers details covering this class of insurance. It is necessary for the owner to advise the es-, tiinated number of his sheep, and of course the amount of cover Jje requires i' respect of same. , TJie insurance is subject to the Average Clause, and it is consequently necessary for own ers to insure for an amount ap proximating the total value of the sheep in their possession. The premium rates for this class of insurance are shown in the Rating Booklet as 7/6 per cent, for a period up to three months, and 8/6. per cent, for a period (in excess of three monthg and up to...
IMPROVEMENTS AT COURTHOUSE GROUNDS Workmen Preparing Rest Park [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
IMPROVEMENTS AT COURTHOUSE GROUNDS Workmen Preparing Rest Park Workmen are at present bucily engaged preparing the Rest Park on the ground fronting the Boorowa Court House. At Monday's meeting of the Boorowa Shire Council the Town Improvement Committee recommended that the area be extended to the Police Station and that the additional land be used as a parking space for cars under the shade of the trees.. It was decided to refer the question of providing a shelter shed and ladies' W.C. to the rommJttee.
FROGMORE NEWS FOOTBALL CLUB FORMED [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
|iiiiiiiicaiin ? MicaiiiiiiitiiiicaiiiiiiiiiiiicaK3iiiMiiiiiiicaiiiiiiiifiifcaiiiiiiiiiifiiiiiiifiiic3iti ? iiiicaiiiiiiiiiiiicaiiiiiiiiiiiicauiiii*^ | (FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT) | n«iiiffmniii*«iHiuiiuiiwiiifi!fiiiiMefififrii FOOTBALL CLUB FORMED On February 15th a num. ber of enthusiastic football - ere formed a Club -at Frog more. Mr. John Hill was elected President and Mr. Max Holuies elected Secretary-Treasurer. Until now, uo football club has existed although last year Frogmore played a few games with a gcod measure of success. A competition between the small centres of the ? Boorowa district is the hope and*ajm of the Frogmore Club and all small centres willing to join such a competition are requested to contact the Frogmore secre tary. Great confidence is held that enough centres will be able and desirous of forming teams and when those centres are knowu another meeting of the Frog more Club will be held to con sider arrangements, etc., for the forthcoming football sea...
VANDALS AT WORK Shire Council's Property Damaged [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
VANDALS AT WORK Shire Council's Property Damaged , Malicious acts of per sons in damaging Boorowa Shire Council's property were reported to tbe Coun cil at its meeting last Mon day. . ' The Shire Engineer (Mr. L. St. Kilda Donaldson) in a verbal report told Coun cillors' of the damage that had beeii done to a tractor and traffic signs recently erected. ' The action of the Engineer in ?.?allj»g for Police assistance in tracing the offenders wag en dorsed and Councillors agreed to offer a reward of £5 lor in formation leading to the Per sons wilfully damaging Coun cil's property.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
at- mMm Then is every bonking facility at the Commonwealth Bonk Showground Branch. Cheque Accounts and Savings Accounts may be opened or used and funds transferred to or from any part of the Commonwealth. An Inquiry Office is established with specially trained officers in attendance to discuss problems relating to:— INDUSTRIAL FINANCE — Manufacturing projects, butinMt ?quipmtnt, hir* purchase agreements. MORTGAGE BANK — Finance for farm.. HOUSING LOANS — Money to build or buy new homes. TRAVEL AND TRADE — letter, of credit, traveller*' cheques, export or import credits, guarantees. Make ?rrengemenb now with your local manager before you leave for the Show. floTOonwaltblank of Hustralia, CMfLDPFM' Once again the renowned Common vnibVHCn. wealth Saving* Bank tVncil-easet are en tale at the Showground.' C.B.S.G.3-42 The Most Dust-proof Car On The Road The Amazing New Peugeot Sedan « THEY'RE SMART . j^j^^BBIBBBsBS^ ft THEY'RE ECONOMICAL ^^flj^^^^^^SJ^^^^^^S^^^^^^^^^^^k. now. ^h^^^u^^^^^...
FINDING OF SUICIDE w Boorowa Man's Death Caused By Self Inflicted Bullet Wound in Forehead CORONER'S INQUIRY HELD AT BOOROWA [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
FINDING OF SUICIDE Boorowa Man's Death Caused By Self Inflicted Bullet Wound ? In Forehead CORONER'S INQUIRY HELD AT BOOROWA At the Boorowa Coutjt House on Tuesday morn ing last Mr. A. P. Webb (District Coroner) held an inquiry into the death of Mr. William John Taylor, Snr., of 'Breakfast Creek' Station, who was found dead. The Corouer returned a finding of suicide, aud that deceased died from haemorrhage from a bullet wound in the forehead wilfully inflicted by himself on 16th January. Mr. Webb expressed sympathy with the relatives, and extended thanks to the Police for the assistance they had rendered. THE EVIDENCE. Dorothy Gladys Taylor depos ed: 1 am the wife of William John -Taylor aud reside at Breakfast Creek Station, Boor owa. The deceased,- William John Taylor Snr., was living with me and my family for some time; it was looked upon as Mb home. About mid-day on the 16th Jauuary, 1951, I got up about 6 a.m. and be had a cup of tea with me and later had his breakfast at 7.30 ...
The Work Of The Spastic Centre [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
The Work Of The Spastic Centre Thig is the first of a series of four articles written for the 'Boorowa News'* on the work of the Spastic Centre, Mosman, N.S.W. The Centre, started* modestly six years .ago, is to-day acknowledged as the finest institution of its kind in the world. Without Government financial aid, it is performing a splendid community service by assisting, children, otherwise doomed to a life of hopeless invalidism, to become useful and happy citizens. The articles should be of especial interest to country people because the Spastic Centre has recently extended its work to country areas, and plans to increase its country activities. You often hear people say: 'What are these Spastic child-! ren?' I've never reard of them until recently.' It is true that one did not .hear of them. But Spastic Par alysis is no ''new condition1'; there have always been Spastic children in the community. Spastjic Paralysis is caused by an injury before, during, or ? immediately after, bi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
Shire Of Boorowa ADDITIONAL TAXI : UOEN0E. » '2'^K PERSONS detsirlBg to participate in Ballot lor additional Taxi Li cence at Boorowa (in the event of any such additional licence be ing approved by the Department of Road Transport) are invited, to complete application form and lodge same with the undersigned not later than 4 p.m. WEDNES DAY, 14th MARCH, 1951. Applications will only be con sidered from persons who. (a) Da not already hold a Pass-i enger vehicle licence; and . (b) .Are prepared to drive the Taxi cab as a means of live lihood. Forms are available upon ap plication at Council Chambers, Court Street; Boorowa, during of fice hours. C. W. KENNY, . Shire Clerk. Council Chambers, Boorowa, 1st March, 1951. SEWING MACHINE REPAIRS MR. R. GARDNER, late mech anic to Anthony Horderns and Singer Co., will be in BOOROWA and District NEXT WEEK and will undertake REPAIRS to all makes of Machines . ALL WORK GUARANTEED and done in the home where possible. PARTS and MOTORS, ETC. carried....
GUNDAGAI AND TUMUT MAY BE FORGED TO WITHDRAW FROM FOOTBALL COMP. NEW ZONES COMPEL BOTH TEAMS TO TRAVEL EXCESSIVE DISTANCE GROUP TO BE URGED TO ALTER ZONING PROPOSALS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
GUNDAGAI AND TUMUT MAY BE . FORCED TO WITHDRAW FROM FOOTBALL COMP. NEW ZONES COMPEL BOTH TEAM TO TRAVEL EXCESSIVE DISTANCE GROUP TO BE URGED TO ALTER ZONING PROPOSALS Group Nine's decision to place Gundagai and Tu mut in the Murrumbidgee Zone may force both teams out of the competition. Representatives of these Clubs have intimated that the excessive travelling involved would be too great a burden, and unless Group Nine alters the zoning proposals they will not participate in, the competi tirrn . REQUEST TO ALTER DECISION Immediately the motion was carried the Tumut and Gundagai delegates pressed for the matter to be reconsidered and asked if notice of motion could be given, but the President said he did not know if he could constitution-, ally accept the notice of motion, but would go into the matter. The position at present is a farcical one, inasmuch that the zones approved provide for ex cessive travel for a section of the group, whereas in the other suggestion the distances wer...
GROUP NINE'S DECISION TO RETAIN MAHER CUP AS A CHALLENGE TROPHY COMPETITION DIVIDED INTO TWO ZONES [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 2 March 1951
GROUP NINE'S DECISION TO RETAIN MAHER CUP AS A CHALLENGE TROPHY COMmiTION DWH)ED WTO TWO ZONES By an overwhelming vote of twenty-one votes to three, Group Nine delegates at Sunday's meeting de cided to carry on the Maher Cup as a challenge trophy, thus rejecting the President's (Mr. Ted Cjhandler) pro posal to change the trophy to a competition one. Oter important decisions made by delegates was to admit Wagga, Leeton, Griffith and Yenda to this year competition and conchicf. the competition jn two zones. After the motion - had been defeated for the change of 'the Maher Cup, Mr. Chandler fore cast that delegates in years to come would realise that com-,.1 petition football was the thing. Subject to approval from the Country Rugby League and the Groups concerned, Wagge (Group 13), Griffith, Leeton and Wanioon or Yenda (Group 17) were admitted to Group Nine to play competition football. These Clubs will not be elig ible to challenge for the Maher Cup. The competition will be play ed i...