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PAINTING : NEW FLOORING FOR NEWBRIDGE SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
PAINTING : NEW | FLOORING FOR V NEWBRIDGE SCHOOL B THE Health ^niste%W[r. -I ^ received 1 c 1 1 c r : wMsto the Education Mitiis^^^Mr. i ?..mBtri' I have had under notice your ' representations regarding the or the school building at Ncwb:;^:-0- 1 have authorised certain improvoiKT'^ ffl performance by the Departmeni s ing and repair staff. The work internal and external painting with the provision of new /r!nW You may be assured this undcriakiiB will commence as soon as possible. I
GENEVA GREETINGS TO JUNIOR RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
GENEVA GREETINGS TO JUNIOR RED CROSS rpHE silver jubilee issue of 'The Junior Red Cross Record' pub-, lishes a message of congratulation | from Lady Wakehurst, president of the J.R.C., and, in a cable from M. j Georges Milsom, director of the J.R.C. Bureau at Geneva is this pas sage: 'Sincere congratulations from the League of Red Cross Societies on the 25th anniversary of the 'N.S.W. Junior Red Cross Record.' Continu ous publication for 25 years is indeed something to be proud of, and your magazine has always been a faith ful reflection of the unselfishness and persevering activity of the N.S.W. juniors in service to others. No ap peal for aid has ever oeen made to them in vain.' A tribute to the late Mrs. Eleanor Mackinnon, founder of the J.R.C., includes a portrait and one of her poems Mr. Wilfred E. John son, chairman of the Red Cross So ciety (N.S.W. Division). Mrs. Cecil Hordern, O.B.E., Miss Ruby E. Storey. M.B.E., and Mrs. A. G. White, honor ary co-directors of the J.R.C., a...
CORRESPONDENCE. Minister Was Right REFUSAL TO MOVE P.P. OFFICE TO BLAYNEY (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
?RRKSrONDENCTS. Einister Was Right SAL TO MOVE P.P. -ICE TO BLAYWEY (To the Editor). I Kir, -Dir. Hailstone's opinion, that [rcoji1 is not a convenient place for - P.P. Office is not supported by us. The railway runs through tne m. the highway is in good order, .1 and banking facilities are as id as one could wish for, and a lick one' is still to be had at the i nosieiry. Ana carcoar is more ' ^ftlral than either Blayney or Cowra. Hlr. Walker (Secretary) misreads He significance of the lact that he lew callers. Some experience in -??ministration has satisfied me that '?onle usually call at public offices ''?ftausc they have axes to grind cr ?u^Revances to air. Hur. Walkers statistics are evidence the ratepayers are satisfied that Board's work is being carried out ^?ciently. And that has been my ex ?rience during the ten years or so *ave been in the district. .?if we are to have a Stock Board, ,nB ratepayers may congratulate Hcmselves on having the present ,»ard's personnel and offic...
COULD BE BLOWN SKY-HIGH Lyndhurst Shire Chambers [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
COULD BE ? BLOWN I SKY-HIGH I Lyndhurst Shire Chamber® I. 1 I 1 J 1 ! Council will recollect that soi time ago I reported on the risk storing oils, etc. under the Cuun Chambers. I suggest that fre.'ii te ders be called for the erection of proper storage shed, and that eve effort should be made to get the i lease of necessary materials. 'If a fire should get into the exi: ing depot under the building. tl whole premises would probably blown to pieces.' Cr. Cook thought that some Council's staff could do the job. Cr. Denton held the opinion thi the matter was an urgent one. A motion, sponsored by Crs 0,0 and Denton — 'that the erection of suitable shed to comply with the r quirements of the Liquid Fuel i^ar be left in the Engineer's hai-ds' was carried.
INFORMATION NECESSARY TO SECURE TYRES [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
INFORMATION NECESSARY TO ! SECURE TYRES rpHE N.R.M.A. says that a number of applications by essential users for the release of new motor vehicle tyres are 'oeing rejected by the auth orities because insufficient informa tion has been supplied. When ap peals are made and the required in formation is forwarded, the likeli hood of success is greatly increased. A vital fact to be considered in such applications is the age and condition | of the vehicle. The authorities are generally loth to make new tyres available to essential users for use on a vehicle which has little useful life remaining in it. Thousands of vehicles owned by primary producers are early models, pparticularly use ful in the country because of their high clearances, and no doubt still good for many thausands of miles of running. An assurance to that effect is necessary before the auth orities will release new tyres. 1 Printed and published by Ray mond James Neve for the pro prietors, R. J. Neve and Co., Adelaide Stree...
LYNDHURST STOCK [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
LYNDHURST STOCK At Homebush last Thursday, W A. Dunhfll, Lyndhurst. secured 202 we thers to 15/3, avg. 13/10., 16 ewes 10/1; W. Dunhill, Lyndhurst, 43 we thers 14/5, 67 ewes 10/1; Sheehan Bros., Lyndhurst, 108 wethers to 12/11., avg. 12/, at Winchcombe Car son's sale.
CARCOAR PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
CARCOAR PERSONALS I Miss Thea Clark, of the telephone exchange. Port Kembla, is spending annual holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Clark, of Carcoar. * # * Another guest of the Clark family during last week-end was Miss Jac queline Hailey. Lieut, and Mrs. Ken Stammers, with son Garry, have returned to Syd ney after spending holidays with the former's parents. » * * Miss Hammond, of Mosman, and Mr. Martin, of Peak Hill, were recent guests at the Rectory, Carcoar. * * * The concert, arranged for March 24, in aid of the Comforts Fund, has been postponed until April 28. °nrs- Slorts recent letters than* which are Fund for parcels rec^ea, -JTS Si. ® COar- , * . * Snendine a few days with her par enS Mr a^d Mrs. T. G. Stammers, is Miss May Stamjners. ^ Set Cecil Clark, RAAF, recently spent part of his leave in Carcoar. Mr Sd Mrs. Chas Kind and young son, of Wollongong. are now residing j at Carcoar. ^ + Master Norman Bright is an in mate of Carcoar District Hospital, where he u...
COUNCILS NOT COMPETENT TO HANDLE HOUSING SCHEME— MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVT. REPLY TO LYNDHURST SHIRE DEPUTATION [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
COUNCILS NOT COMPETENT TO HANDLE HOUSING SCHEME - MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVT. REPLY TO LYNDHURST SHIRE DEPUTATION Housing is a vital question to most municipalities and shires. But the query of the moment is who should cope with the position, and are Local Governing bodies incapable of dealing with it? ? Apparently the Minister for Local Government and Housing (Mr. J. J. McGirr) has not much faith in coun cils and their ability to look after the scheme At a recent deputation attended by Lyndhurst Shire Council President (Cr. J. A. Innes) and Shire Clerk (Mr. G. Callinan), Mr. McGirr consid ered that a number of councils were incompetent to deal witl^ the proposal and, in his opinion, the State Housing Commission could well manage it. The Shire Clerk gave a full report on the deputation, at the March meet ing of Council. | The Clerk's report read: 'At the invitation of the Chairman j (Alderman Firth), I accompanied Cr. - Innes at a meeting of representatives , of the Local Government As...
CARCOAR CONVENT PUPILS AWARDED STATE MEDAL FOR DUET [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
CARCOAR CONVENT PUPILS AWARDED STATE MEDAL FOR DUET The State medal for duet play ing has been awarded to Gail Oocranins and Patricia Hickey, pupils of St. Jose pit's Convent, iCarcoar. Word to this effect. has been re ceived by the Rev. ^Mother, Convent of Mercy, from itl^e '^Secretary of the Trinity College of -Music. j In addition to sharing this success, Patricia Hickey was awarded the medal -for advanced intermediate theory. Gail Commons tied for the i State medal for intermediate piano and' Monica Egan for preparatory violin. ? ? ? ?
HAT TRICK TO F. DAVIS Wins Psaltis Point Score Cup [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
HAT TRICK TO F. DAVIS Wins Psaltis Point Score Cup With a hat-trick at the finish — three wins in a row — F. Davis won tiie Psaltis Point Score Cup competition conducted by Blay ney Cycling Club. i The final race was run on a 5-mi.e course on Sunday, March 12. Davis, the winner, is only a new rider, but is certainly showing the bike fans some speed. Wally Luck, who! filled second place in this race, has been riding well of late. Tommy Ryan was the thiru place-getter. Davis finished with 28 points in the Cup competition, followed by . Vince Jones with 24 and J. Thwaite i with 22. j POINTS TOTAL. ! j Points scored for the six races for j I the Cup were: i F. Davis 28, V. Jones 24, J. Thwaite 22, W. Jackson 14, H. Rosser 14. W. j Luck 14 Cavanagh 12, T. Ryan 10. _ ? Simmons 8, Pollard 6, R. Green 4, L. ' Letondeur 4, C. Letondeur 2. i i ?
SHEEPSKINS UNALTERED [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
SHEEPSKINS UNALTEREDl Winchcombe Carson Ltd. report: Values for sheepskins were m^ii tained at the past week's Sy.hu saleS. Best 2 to full wool nierim sold from, 9Jd to,12d per lb. ordinal 7.-d to 9id, two-third wools 7 Ad : 9d. f. wools 6d to 7:Jd, 3rd wools i\ to OAa, 4 WOOIS XJU IU oju, imiiuo 8d. 'Best 3 to full wool crossbrec medium to fine quality, made fi 0 7?.d, ordinary 6id to 8d, two-tiii wools 5gd to 8d, i wools 5d to 6; 3rd wools 3d to 5d, j wools Id to 3 lincolns 3£d to 6§d. Pelts reaii^ from Jd to 22 d per lb. Hides, calfskins and yearlings we appraised at late figures. Quotation Country heavy hides 5gd to 6-]J p lb, medium 5£d to G£d, light 6ti Sjd, best country calfskins to 12 per lb. cuts to lid, faulty to O^d, be country yearlings to IQSd per lb. tu to 9d, faulty to 8£d.
ENGINE DRIVER AND FIREMAN ALMOST SUFFOCATE IN CARCOAR TUNNEL "Would Have Died In Another 10 Yards" [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
ENGINE DRIVER AND FIREMAN ALMOST SUFFOCATE IN CARCOAR TUNNEL 'Would Have Died In Another 10 Yards' ' Gasping for air, and badly scalded by steam, the driver and fireman of an engine on a coal train to Cowra collapsed in Carcoar tunnel on Saturday morning. ~ The driver, T. Stone, and the fire man, C. Hammond, are of the opinion that if the tunnel had been ten yards longer they would have died. Stone and Hammond were on the second engine of the coal train which left Batliurst at 9 o'clock on Friday night for Cowra. Their job. was to assist the train along th© up-grade to as far as Lyndhurst, and then brine- the enfirine back to Bathurst. I The train stopped at Carcoar, from where the tunnel is only about a quarter of a mile farther along the track. In this quarter of a mile fire men must work without a let-up to raise the steam for regulation speed before the tunnel is reached. Hammond raised the necessary steam, but soon after the train enter ed the tunnel he and driver Stone noticed...
BLANKEY TOWN TALL [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
BLAYNEY town tali Psaltis, accompanied by Miss Anna ' - Riavnev °n j SS2r&£S ' en— ^ * I The diamond is set m pla Miss Beryl Robinson an-i-ed l^ne on Monday afternoon after holi y in Sydney. * * Miss Joy Rochester spent the week-end in Orange. * * * Miss Ruth Ewin has resumed du ties at the Commercial Bank of Syd ney Blayney. after holidays in S-d- ney! The many friends of Mrs. R. H. Ewens of Glenrio Heights, Orange are pleased to hear that she ha made good progress after her illness. Mrs. Ewens is very well-known in these parts. * ♦ ? Another visitor for the MuirKmg ston wedding is Mrs. Linton, of Syd ney. She is a niece of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Muir. * * * Miss Dot Stinson, WAAF, is ex pected to arrive home on ?eave t;vs week. Mr. Peter Veper, of visiting the district. H-. guest tor some days of Horace Marsh, of Ac and intends to spend with the Rose family, Mr. Veper was born at conducted a blacksmitl for some years. It is years since Mr. Veper in Sydney, where he hu. home ev...
HORROR PICTURES FOR CHILDREN STRONGLY CRITICISED [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
HORROR PICTURES FOR CHILDREN STRONGLY CRITICISED A writer in an exchange states: The bad effect of horror pictures on the minds of young children caji aot be under-estimated. For children to be permitted to see films of!' this t.jr.pc uiuuig me period when their minds and characters are being formed is a reflection on their par | ents. A, young child may ,be so stongly impressed by a gruesome scene in , a picture that lie will carry a; viyid and distorted impression .of it for years, to .the detriment of the ijnfonned mind. ' ... jfen t there plenty of horror for a child to face in this world when he reaches maturity, without feeding him a steady mental diet of thrillers
FENCING MATERIAL AVAILABLE : REPAIRING BUSH FIRE DAMAGE [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
FENCING MATERIAL AVAILABLE : REPAIRING BUSH FIRE DAMAGE The Department of Agriculture advises that .the following mate rials are Inow available for the replacement of fencing destroy ed by recent bush fires — Plain wire, 10 gauge and 12i guage, both galvanised. Barbed wire, 12k gauge, black. Wire netting. 12 x 11 x 17, galvan ised; also 42 x 1$ x 17, galvan ised. Army steel posts, 5ft. 6in. in length, Star design, standard bored, j The price of these posts, it is stated, is 1/2 each, ex country stores. Instructions, which have alreadv I been made public and communicated, to farmers and graziers whq need the. materials, as to the method of order ing, are available on application. Arrangements for adjusting the prices of steel posts, if necessary, are 1 also included. ] i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle — 22 March 1944
II WHERE TQ BUY TOE lff 'CHRONICLE' Iro ' CHRONICLE' is cn sale at the P Jjng Newsagents : I MRS- HEALV. Blayney. I u r CLARK. Carcoat. I r J. LEABEATER, Lyndburst. I MRS. ROSSER, Blayney. I t C- AMOS, Millthorpe. I r H BUCKLEY, Mandorama. JVAy 8 DEVENISH, Neville. \V. H. HILL, Woodstock, y p. COLLINS, Newbridge. Lv v PLACE YOUR ORDER, as cot nt restrictions necessitate a rRlCT LIMIT ON THE NUMBER p l'xT.vAS PRINTED.