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Local Personalities MR. W. A. WELSH [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
Local Personalities MR. W. A. WELSH TYUKING tho 29 years that Mr. W. A. Welsh has been engineer to the Hume Shire,- he has seen many great changes in the engineering world, and' not the. least of thefee has been in the work in which he is most vitally in terested— 4roa)l construction. Over 300. miles of roads have 136611. constructed within the shire since Mr. Welsh, was appointed engineer, exclud ing maintenance arid reconstruction works. There were even miles of main roads, such as the Sydney, W'agga and Albury Corowa roads which were still in their natural state, and the fine highways that are to be found through out the shire ..to-day are a tribute to his engineering skill and enthusiasm for his job. Motor traffic,- which has replaced the horse drawn vehicles of Mr. Welsh's early days in the shire, have revolu tionised road cpnstruction, and, on his recommendations, .the shire has not been slow in taking advantage of new facilitiesr The purchase recently of a large new_ grader i...
Mr. Gorman Coming Back To Talk About Comforts Fund [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
Mr.- Gorman Coming Back To Talk About Comforts Fund Mr. Eugene Gorman, a commissioner of the Australian Comforts Fund, is returning from the Middle ^jast, tho honorary general secretary oS'tSe fund (Mr. McKorihan) announced. Mr. Gorman probably will touri Aus tralia explaining the operation , and needs of the fund, which has' been subjected1 to criticism by troops. Mr. Gorman, who holds the r.aEk-'.of major, is a King's Counsel of ' tho Victorian Bar. In the Middle' East, in an; honorary capacity, he has direct ed cdmforts and distribution to the A.I.F., E.A.A.F. and K.A.N. Snalca Looking For Bed. — The .story has come to hand fiom Tawonga of a oft. 4in. black snake, which came through a window of Miss Rot'a. Briggs' bedroom last, Sunday, and settled it self for the night on the foot of tho bed. '? Neither the snake nor Miss Briggs could sleep and a call- from his daughter brought Mr. Briggs on sthe scene anned with a shotgun. After angling himself into a gooJ position, Mr. Briggs s...
COUNTRY NEWS AND PERSONAL ITEMS HENTY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
*~c^Untry~n ews AND ,! PERSONAL ITEMS ~ From Special 'Banner' Correspondents. «= HENTY At a ?mooting of the district tennis „ association, held at Yerong Greek, the resignation of the ' secretary, Mr. Maurice Smeaton, who has 'left the town, was receiv.fed. The resignation was accepted and a letter of apprecia tion for his services is to be sent to Mr. Snieaton. Mr. F. II. Brown was elected secretary in his place. Play in the second round' will begin on Feb ruary 1.- - . jMiss I. Kelly is spending a holiday in Melbourne. ' iMiss E. O'Connell, Lockhart, is the guest of her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. D.. O'Connell. - Mrs. F. W.*PaecH*and her two sons, Bill and Peter, are visiting Melbourne. Mr. Max Kirby, who has been the guest of Mr. II. L. and Miss Lyn Yatcs, has returned to. Melbourne. Mrs. II. A. V. Young,. Melbourne, has returned to Melbourne 'after staying with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bathman. Mr. F. Miller, of the Anglo:Malayan Tin Co. Ltd., i...
LUCKY BIG BEN SHORT STORY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
LUCKY BIG BEN SHORT STORY By-ANNE LORRAINE THE man in'' .the corner of the railway carriage hadn't spoken all the way up to town; He was' a ^stranger to the others, arid they were quite content to let him read his paper while they talked about Tom's ' air-raid shelter. 'Well, if' you take my advice,' Oarruthers told them firmly, after a lot of arguing, 'if it's going to c-ost another five .pounds to have that extra thickness on- .the roof of your shelter, Tom, I wouldn 't bother about it. After ell, the odds against a direct hit are so tremendous ? ' The man in the corner .put down his newspaper. For the iirst time they really saw his face. Just an ordinary sort of chap, middle-aged, decent clothes, spectacles. , 'Doesn't do to gamble with Fate,' ho said, looking directly at Tom. 'You have the thing made properly, or else le-$^'-St alone. That's my advice.' ' ' Well, Tom's a decent sort of chap, or he might have resented the stranger's interference. As it was he winked, at us, and s...
YERONG CREEK RED CROSS [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
YERONG CREEK RED CROSS HENTY.-^Miss : D. M. Hutchings presided over a good attendance of ?Yerong Creek Red Cross. It was de cided to purchase material to make cotton shirts, washers and jug covers now, and leave the purchasing of the heavier material in abeyance until such time as the buyers arc able to go into the question of whether it would be cheaper to buy ready-made clothes' or the material, to make. same. Money for the sale of Red Cross badges was handed in. Hostesses at afternoon tea were Mesdames T. E. Gorman and G. Galviti. 'Mrs. J,- and Mliss K. O'Dorioghue will act as hostesses at the next monthly meet: ing.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
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A.B.C. NATIONAL PROGRAMME SUNDAY, JANUARY 19 [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
.'.?''? ? ' A.B.C. NATIONAL PROGRAMME SUNDAY, JANUARY 19 MUSIC : 'Great Violinists,' 12.15 p.m. 'Everyman's Music,' 2.30 p.m. Donald Scott (boy soprano) and Maureen Jones (piano), 'Young Australia.' 4 p.m. Monta gue Brearley and his Orchestra, 8 p.m. 'The Mnstersingers' Quintet,' 8.30. 'So You Think You Know Music ?' (a Gordon Ire land feature), 0 p.m. Rita Miller (soprano) and June Epstein (piano). 'Australian Artists,' 10 p.m. PLAY : 'Deeds of Em pire' — General Wolfe (Edmund Barclay), 5.30 p..m. TALKS : Vance Palmer, 'Cur- rent Books Worth Reading,' 10 a.m. Church Service, St. Andrew's Cathedral Sydney. 11 a.m. B.B.C. Radio Newsreal. 1.30 p.m Max Meldrum interviewed by Sydney Ure Smith, 'Adventures in Art,' 3.30 p.m. Neville Cardus. 'The Enjoyment of Music.' 6 p.m. Wickham Steed. B.B.C. Talk, 7.15. Radio Newsreel, 7.30. N. M. Goddard, 'Eiv tcineeriiiK in the News,' 8.45 p.m. MONDAY, JANUARY 20 MUSIC : 'Half-an-hour of Ballads,' 3 p.m. 'Music While You Work,' 3.45. 'Austral Trio,'...
Original Composition Featured From 2AY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
Original Composition Featured From 2AY 'Before We Say Good Night,' an original composition toy Denny Doran, was featured by. his band as the clos ing theme tune for the Tuesday night modern dance session from the Royal Palais last week over 2 AY. Played then for the first time, fhe number will be heard, as the closing number over this session every Thurs day night; '.?'.?..'. ? ' ;? ?? It has' received' high praise ifrnn lecal dance fans,' and there is a possi bility of it ;b'eihig .'published later. .'M-ora- ' -Marriages. ' and Births at AlUiry.— Tho 'totals of births and mat riages in' Albury -last year sholv an in crease on the' '1939 figures. The tolal births more than doubled i he figure for deaths. . -There were more deaths and fewer births . among mt.les than females. Tlie1/ 'totals aro: Births, 474 '(254 female's and. 220 niales); deaths, 211 -' (93 females^ and 118 males); ;:ma;n;iagesj.'230v The 1939 figures were: Births, ,449 ; deaths, 233 j .marriages)' 20S.'/ . ?
RADIO PROGRAMMES PERSONALITIES PARAGRAPHS 2AY Harmony In the Home Club A LETTER FROM JEAN [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
- ^Ms^^^Bm^^^^ms^mS = PROGRAMMES PERSONALITIES ]| | PARAGRAPHS ' ^ 2AY Harmony In the Home Club A LETTER FKOM JEAN T\EAR MEMBERS,— We are 'I living in stressful days : .we. think . about and talk about it, too. Speed and noise, scares - and sensations have' jangled our nerves. Lust for; (power and. greed for gain are doing their, best to disrupt the nerve centro of the entire universe. It is my belief that we can do more individually than wo think possible to alleviate tho strain of tj&A^last wearying year, TLo every woman 'and girl of our district I pass on these words : A smile costs little, but it means a lot; a calm out look comes with practice, as . does a healthy disregard of gossipings, scares, and every other cause of hysteria. A calm outlook ? Difficult, are you thinking ? Yes, but it's worth an effort, if life Is being exceptionally difficuljL^jjf you are feeling thoroughly down, tiira make a real effort to find something1 to detract from ; your worries, go into th...
Henty Patriotic Committee [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
Henty Patriotic Committee ?/HENTY.-JMr. ? p. H: Paech (vice president), presided at : the monthly meeting of the Heiity Patriotic Com mitteee, in the absence ;6f the presi dent, Mr. T. L;?j Selk, ? from whom an apology was received.. Others present were Messrs. , H. ? K. Knox (hon. secre tary), A. ' R. Alchin (hon. treasurer), S. G. O'Leary, N, C. R. Elphick, J. G. Saunders, R. 6. Haberecht 'and A. R. Barrie. Mr. Knox reported that the C.W.A. Younger- Set at Henty had ad vised that they were prepared to pro vide the .supper for the soldiers and their relatives and friends at soldiers' farewells. -The committee agreed to accept this arrangement. The Younger Set is to be thanked for assistance. The secretary ,bf the Women's -Volun- tary Services, Miss Arien Niendorf, advised that the W.V.S. had consid ered the letter received from' the Controller of the Lord ... Mayor 's Com -forts, Sydney, asking that, all comforts be sent to-Sydney for distribution -by the central fund, and had reso...
LOCKHART [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
7T ? ! ? — ? ^ LOCKHART 'Mr. W. . L. Hurd, shire engineer, is spending his annual, leave in Sydney. Miss Lena Hoffmann, Melbourne, spent : Christmas and her annual holi days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Hoffmann, Milbrulong. The Rev. H. C. Walton and Mrs. Walton -are spending a vacation at Stanmore, where1 Rev. Walton will temporarily take , charge of that par ish. After eight weeks in hospital at Loekhart, Mr. Gordon Richter has now been able to return to his homo, 'Rose- leigh,' Milbrulong. Sister Rockliffj matron ? of the Lock hart Hospital, left for Sydney . last week, where she;' will undergo examina tion for military service. iMr. and Mrs. T. Kelaher, Gundagai, spent their Christmas holidays with Mrs. ' Kelaher 's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Heckendorf ; : ' Mr. D. Mahoney, Sydney, is- the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Garratt, Milbrulong. 'Mrs. N. Carter with her two daugh ters is spending a; holiday in Mel bourne. In a report to the last meeting of Che 'Lockhart branch...
ANSWERS TO DO YOU KNOW? Questions on page 9 [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
? ANSWERS TO DO -YOU- * KNOW? Questions on pago 9 1. Thomas Masaryk. 2. Kebeeca; George and Margaret. 3. Neither. The George V. sixponcc has an. acorn de sign on the reverse. 4. Sheep. 5. Eoose-, volt. G. Scapa Flow. 7. Tours ^ ,and ? Angers.. 8. Poland. 9. Certificate issued by the Contraband Control. 10. ' (a) Fast fighter; (b) bomber; (c) troop, .earlier; (d) Italian bomber; . (e) single-seater fightor. . ' . Wodonga Saleyarda Kevenue. — Dur- ' ing December, 9241 animals were sold at the Wodonga sale yards, bringing tho total for the last -three months of. . last year to 63,812. Total fees for tho quarter were £767/12/0. December V contribution was £177/3/3. Greatest individual sale was 40,878 sheep; and gieatest revenue, £226 from the salo of store pigs. Sheep brought in £170; fat cattle, ,£151; store cattle, £129; bobby calves, £31/10/6; horses, £24;' and dairy cattle, £10; and bulls, -»£11. -- In December,1 £87 revenuo -camo from.j--1 the sale of S330 store piga. ? -Y^T ?. t
ANONYMOUS LETTER TO C.W.A. NOT TRACED [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
ANONYMOUS LETTER TO C.W.A. NOT TRACED TITM.TTT. — At the first meeting for 1941 of the Tvimut C.W.A., it 'was stated that enquiries had been made by, the police regarding an anony mous letter, which referred to a necessitous case in the district, lrat £50 fjar the person had not 'been traced. A man, who had beon drenched in ths rain, was given a change of clothing. It was decided to have an .'op portunity table' as a meeans of augmenting funds. Fruit, vegetables, arid poultry donated Tjy members will be sold. An additional 134 sheep pelts ar,e to be forwarded to th8 sheepskin vest committee, Syd ney. ?
National Youth Parliament [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
National Youth Parliament (Contributed) 'The National Youtn Parliament is on-the 'way. It is .a nationvwi&o move ment/ It calls tD you for support. Felloe ycuth, it appeals, to you, seeicg the seriousness of tne youth position . in the -world to-day, it appeals to you to give tjiis Australian movement your whole-hearted suppor;. 'At tile very least it 'means to us all a chance to understand tins democracy of_ours better,* a chance to adapt our selves more successfully to the art of -iiving; a chance to face Uie problems chat aro sapping our resoiucesj. 'lucre is nothing Jicaltnier tnan. v.n txeluinjo of ideas and a co-operative endeavor to straighten out the tangles of exist ence. Our youth troubles grow* more and more momentous day by dajr. We aro faced by tempoiary employment, ' early dismissal, economic stress and a bleaic chill future. For the main we leave school about 14. For most of us, and especially if wo live in a small town, there is no instigation- 'to continue o...