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MAY BE RECORD COAL LOSS FOR WEEK [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
| MAY BE RECORD COAL LOSS FOR ; WEEK SYDNEY, Wednesday: With 12 mines idle on the N.S.W. coalfields today, and n production icss of 11.50(1 tons, there is every prospect that ihe present week may lie the worst ex perienced this year Ircm a production view point. Since Monday the loss ol coalj through hold-ups totals nearly 40.0001 tons, compared with -Jl.tino tons for tliej whole of last week.' I
FARRER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Awarded to Mr. F. L Milthorpe [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
FARRER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Awarded to Mr. F. L. Miithorpe The chairman of the Farrcr Mem orial Trust, Dr. R. J. Noble, announces' that the trustees have decided to award ths Farrer Memorial Scholar ship tills year to Mr. P. L. Miithorpe. I who is at present Commonwealth .te j search Fellow in Plant. Physiology at the University of Sydney. I Mr. Miithorpe graduated with first-] class honors in Agriculture Science at Sydney University in 1940. and was awarded the degree of Master of Science in Agriculture this year. Uatil recently ho was plant pathologist with the New South Wales Department of Agriculture, where he was engaged on studies in 'dicback' in deciduous fruit trees. He was also Walter and El«a Hall Agricultural Fellow cf the Uni versity of Sydney during l!)40-'-12, when he investigated the growth and mineral nutrition of flax. Under the terms of the Farrer Memorial Scholarship, Mr. Miithorpe wiii proceed to London University later in tiic year to study under Pro fessor F. G...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
TO LOCAL ANI) CITY ADVERTISERS . 'COOTAMUNDRA DAILY HERALD' (Established in 1377) Is the Only Newspaper in the 'Convng City' of Cootamun dra — the largest town in the State Electorate of Temora. It is the news and advertising medium for the surround ing centres of Wallendbeen, Stockinbingal, Bethungra, and Muttama, all within a radius of 12 to 15 miles, and circulates over a wide range of rich country between Cootamundra and ihe surrounding towns of Murrumburrah-Harden 125 miles away), Gundagai (37), Junee - ! 36 ) , Temora (34), and Young (32). Cootamundra is almost the half-way rail centre between Sydney and (Melbourne, with branches on both sides — a four way centrepot with a network of railways unsurpassed by any provincial portion of the Commonwealth. . Town inaustries include Flour M;|l, Rice Mill, Soapworks, Timber Yards, Butter and Bacon Factory, Clothing Factory. District: Extensive Piggery, 25-acre SaleyarJs and Rest ing Paddocks. Primary Production: Wooi, Wheat,- Meot, Da...
RECORD RIDE AROUND AUSTRALIA PER PUSH BIKE NIGH 50 YEARS AGO (No. 8.) [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
RECORD RIDE AR0U1 AUSTRALIA PER PUSH BIKE NIGH 50 YEARS AGO (By Donald Mackay, C.B.E.) 'No. 8.) Being Uvcci. we decided to camp, so turning to the left . followed the creek / up. crossed above tlie watcrhole. and after ascending the opposite bank, which was very stony, struck a tin hut— or. more correctly speaking, the remnants ol one — also some broken down stockyards, this being a deserted . out-station of Lome Creek Station. where the bushranger Flick was shot by Mr. Hans alter a hand-to-hand duel. The waterhole. although now very low, was a fine .'?licet of muddy water, but very shallow. This we could see. as a Li'.i'-ock was bogged in the middle. It was in this wa'.erhole thai 10.1)00 bullocks perished some years before, it having dried up. and the next water being too far off to penult of. the cattle reaching it. We soon cleaned cut the hut. and .seeing no fresh track of the blacks n- r.r tlie water, had a fairly good night's camp. With an early start ? IRth Septem ber'. we .s...
FEDERAL ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
fem^eTections Owing lo pressure 011 space and increased production eosls, reports of political speeches and meetings, broadcasts, articles, letters, and oth er propaganda will only be insertrd in this paper as advertising matter, with Hip exception of a ; report uf a candidate's opening public address. Advertising rate may be obtained from this ollice. j (WWV/V.VV--.V.W.V.WVW/ j
ADELONG [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
ADELOXG Mr. Ted Curran. mine host of the Commercial Hotel, is once more about his business after a spell of a few weeks. j Returned to Adelong after months in Sydney on the sick list, two well-, known Adelong ladies, Mrs. J. C. Young and Mrs. J. Burkinshaw. Both were inmates of hospitals, and both nau vcij luugii uiiiua. | New arrivals in Adelong include Dr j and Mrs. Graham, who are taking up residence here. Adelong now has two doctors in residence. Mrs. Sid Treweek has not been en joying the be.st of health lately. Her condition has been causing the family great concern. Mr. and Mrs. Treweek moved here from Shephardstown a few months ago. j Alan Martin is yet another Adelong lad who has doffed the khaki and donned the civvies, and is with his ain; folk enjoying a well-earned rest prior to commencing work again. i Two more well-known Adelong identities are on the sick list, and, peculiarly enough, they are almost next door neighbors — Mr. Albert M-erryful and Mr. Bob Bottam. Mr. Me...
TUMUT [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
TUMUT Mr. Fred, imis, of Tumut, slipped on the step of his sulky, causing him lo fall and to l)i?ak his arm. He was removed to hospital, where the limb was X-rayed and set. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smart and two sons lelt for Wagga to reside. Mr. Smal l takes up a position with a Wag ga watch-making firm, after taking care of his father's Tumut business during the laiU'i's absence on holidays. Mr. Bi'ii Power, of Darbalara, suf fered severe bin ns to the leg when a 4-gallon drum of pstrol exploded onl Friday lust. Mr. Power was in the act of out P'-trql from the] drum, viheu sC:m' evidently splashed onto a hurricane lamp, which caused it 10 ignt:e. Mr. Power was brought to Tumut Hospital, where he is now progressing .satisfactorily. pte. Richards 's home in Tu mut ll':uv !1''m Danvin- where he was statiuied for fifteen months. Pte. Chai'M: Richards is also home on two weeks' -'ii-'k 1-!ave from Yai'alla Mili- J tarv H^pii-il- 'here ha has been a1 piiunt 101 iwo months, and to which it:- ti...
OUR NEIGHBORS MURRUMBURRAH-HARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
OUR NEIGHS MURRUMBURRAII-HARDEN An intimation from the Depuiv Superintendent cf Technical Etii;ci tion has been received by Mr. \vf;r„ hon. fee. Technical College Local s tb Cornmittec. It stated that- the mv.'-r of re-opening slieep and wool class-; at Murrumburrah-Harden would !i ? given every consideration a.s soon a:; sufficient pupils have enrolled. | The headmaster iMr. p. Wcilei has completed his survey of the p:.rduili ties of a school bus servic:- r,-.-im Iiina long to Galong, then to Kalangan. :m the Burrowa road, to Cunningar. th-'ii direct to. Hurdeii-Mtinmnburiah, a distance of 28 mils*. The service would allow three secondary school pupils from Blnalong, six from Ga long, 14 primary pupils uK. Kahn ean area, and one secondary irom Curnlngar to travel t;- Murnimburrah Central School daily. | Although a much heavier fall is needed for the pastures and orchards, the rain will relieve the position as far as the farmers arc concerned. i Whilst in town ror the Diggers' Vic- ...
MAN'S EYE PIERCED Rushed to Sydney by Ambulance [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
MAN'S EYE PIERCED : Rushed to Sydney by Ambulance Mr. Noel Fuller, of Tttmut' Plains read, was splitting wood, when a ;jlcce of the wedge flew off and lodged in. the back of his light eye. ; After medical 'attention in .Tumut tii? injured man was rushed to Syd ney by ambulance, and admitted to Prince Alfred Hospital. An operation was performed later in the day, when the piece of metal was removed. *.? ? Advice received stated that .lie op eration had been successful, but- it is net known as yet to what extent the eye lias been injured.
WEDDING CORBY—ELLWOOD [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
WEDDING ? ® ? ? . CORBY— ELLWOOD On June 15, 1946. the marriage oE I Beryl, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I John Ellwcoti, 'Kelvin,' Stockinbingal. i to Clive Jowph Corby, late of the 2nd A.I.F.. and second son of Mrs. Corby and the late Mr. Frank Corby, of i 'Sttnnyside,' took place at St. Jta's ; Church, Stockinbingal, the Rev. JP'r. I I ' The bride was given away by hec- father, and wore a beautiful gown' ot! magnolia slipper satin, fashioned on classical lines, merging at the back to form a long, sweeping train, with long, tight-fitting sleeves, over which she wore her mother's wedding satin court train. Her beautiful Brussels lace veil, leaned 'by Mrs. E. Stinson, of Cootamundra, was held in place by a. coronet of pearls and orange blos soms and fine linen handkerchief, the gift from tlie mother of the late Lieut. Jenny Kerr, which was sent from Manila. Miss Mavis Dawson, cousin of ine bride, was bridesmaid, and lookyd charming in a frock of lilac blue satin crepe, trimmed with...
YOUNG [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
YOUNG After an absence of 4i years in the A.A.M.C., Dr. Wilfred H. Cook return ed to Young and has resumed prac ticc. Mrs. Hughes and son Errol. accom panied by Miss Joyce Blake, have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. Robin son. Monteagle. ' They spent a happy time amongst their 01'd friends. Mrs. Hughes and Errol are now 111 business at Rain mine. Dvr. Les. Krebs arrived home last week to spend leave with his parents, at Spring Creek. Les. has been absent for two years. He saw service at Balik papan. It was quite a family reunion. It was over 31 years since all the Krebs family were home together. Miu A. R. Saines. of 'Wedding View,' is in the Sacred Heart Hos pital. Miss O. Oxley, of Sydney, is spend ing holidays with her sister, Mrs. W. Woodbridge. Mr. Sep Watt, son of Mrs. A. Watt, lelt for Moree, where he is going to a store business. Sep was in the army for 5J years. Alec ( 'Bluey'j McDowell, former Maher Cup five-eight, who enlisted at Young, has returned. He will' settle do...
TEMORA [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
TEMORA Recent reductions in the purchase price of bulk electricity will mean a saving of about £455 annually ,o the Temora Municipal Council. The elec trical engineer, Mr. E. H. McMullen. stated that he would prefer existing charges to council consumers to remain until December 31. Tlie old hospital building has been j inspected by Mr. Broom, of the Tech nical College stair, with a view to it ' being used for the establishment of a technical college in Temora. We under stand that the title to tlie area is returning to the Lands Department, and it should be possible for the Edu cation Department to secure the build ing for technical education. Once the I college is established rurai technology I classes would be immediately incorpor ated in the curriculum. The technical | college mobile unit train will complete its three years period in Temora this year, and the support accorded it, par ticularly in the farm mechanics course, and the number enrolled in the dress making classes, warra...
JUNEE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
JUNEE Discharged from the R.A.A.F., Maur ice White has returned to the employ of Mr. c. F. Curthew. Rex Parkes. son of Mr. and Mrs. Aub Parkes. lias joined the Army, and at present is home awaiting his call-up. Following the accidcnt to Father Hatswell. it is understood lie will have lo undergo what will probablj be lengthy medical and facial treatment, anci may never again be able to take his place In the pulpit. For the first six months there were GG births registered in Junce, 38 of which were males. During the same period there were 12 deaths, tc-n of which involved males. The vital sta tistics prepared by Mr. S. D. Lewis, C.P.S.. show that the town is main taining itself on the slightly higher averages which prevailed for tlie past six years. The big boost has been in marriages, of which 32 took place. Strangely enough, there was only one 'June bride' in Junee, while April (the fools' month i with nine marriages, was by far the most popular in tills re gard.
GUNDAGAI [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
GIJNDAGAI llie people of the Gundagnl district, will be asked to raise £5000 in three years, if a decision made by the Dis trict War Memorial' Committee is adopted by a public meeting, which will be held in the next few weeks. Miss Lane, of the Teachers' Federa tion. addressed a local meeting, when she outlined the Federation's proposals for a new deal in education for N.S.W. She stated that the amount of money allocated b.v the Government was not sufficient to bring tiie present schools lip lo the required standard, whilst the building of many new schools was an absolute necessity. Miss Lane said that pressure should be exerted on the Federal and State Governments. Tlie meeting decided to reler the matter to the Gundagai P. and C. Association anc! the local branch ol the Teachers' Federation. Mr. Ted Corbett. of the Common wealth Bank, has been transferred to | Kogarah, to be succeeded hero by Mr. Barry Attwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. 1 [ T. Attwood, of Burrn . I A patient in tlie ...
CORRESPONDENCE (To the Editor.) Cootamundra's Community Spirit [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
CORRESPONDENCE (To the Editor.) Cootamumlra's Community Spirit Sir: Your leading article m wonuuy s 'I-lerald' referred to the part lhe| People's Education Association on play in the future growth and develop- j ment of a true community spirit in Cootamundra. You stated that our town is ahead or most towns in that' we have a movement which is all cmbracim: in planning for community activity. Yen concluded with the words, which should be a stimulus to this young movement: 'Ncver» in its history was cootamundra in a better position to push along with worth while movements for the improve ment in the joy and happiness and culture of the whole community — so overdue after the stress and strain of war.' Perhaps I may be permitted to briefly outline the origin and growth of the People's Education Association for those who arc interested and who may wisli to become members — mem- bership being open to all, the sub scription being one shilling per an num. In November of last year a People's...
VALUE OF WINDBREAKS IN CONSERVING MOISTURE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
VALUE OF WINDBREAKS IN CONSERVING MOISTURE ! Windbreaks are of substantial value in the conservation of soil moisture. In llie immediate Ue of, a windbreak cvapsration Is rcduccd by as much a-- 60 per cent., and actually at one P3iru it iias been shown, under ideal condi tions. to reduce evaporation by per cent. The protective zone of a break varies with local conditions; bin. | generally speaking, it shelters an 310,1 1 equal iu width to six to fifteen lmi|f-| the height of the trees. A nan*''' strip is also protected on tho wind- , ward side. In the protected zone | average reduction in evaporation round about 30 per cent., the moisu''u , retained in the soil being availably t for crop needs.
VACANCIES FOR CADETS AT NAVAL COLLEGE Applications Are Invited [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
VACANCIES FOR CADETS AT NAVAL COLLEGE Applications Are Invited Every year at the Royal Australian Naval College at Fllndsrs a certain number of endet-midshipmen. aged between 13 and 17. who arc in train ing. complete their fourth year of tfie course and qualify as midshipmen of Ih? Royal Australian Navy pre paratory to taking rank as psraianent ofricers. All cadet-midshipmen enter the college by way of scholarship exam ination. Tlie effect of the matrici'.l i tion of fourth year boys is that the cadets in ca:h year pass into the n 'xt year, and vacancics are left in tnc first year of tlie course. To fill va cancics that will occur next year '-he Navy Department Is now inviting ap plications to sit for scholarships from boys who were born in tlie calendar year 1933. Applications must roa-.-h the secretary. Navy Officc, Melbourne, SC. I., by July 31st. The examination will bit held in September, and the 16 most suitable successful car.didates will begin their trainiire in the first we...
GLEN MERVIN RED CROSS HOME, RANDWICK [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 10 July 1946
GLEN MERVVN RED CROSS HOME, IIANDWICK It has ben decided lo make avail able, on loan to Sydney Legacy, the 'Glen Mrrvyn' Red Cross Home at Randwick. at peppercorn rental for a period of five years. It will be used as a hostel for orphaned children of servicemen, whers they can be ac commodated n?ar the city while they are completing technical, commercial or other educational courses. 'Ulan Mervyn'. a modern two-sto:v.v build- : ing, was donated during the war to the Red Cross Society by tile late Mr. T. A. Field, and it has been used as a Red Cross Convalescent Home for sick members of the Ssrvices. but is no lci:ger required for that purpose.