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COROWA PASTURES PROTECTION BOARD Removal Of Embankments [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
COROWA PASTURES PROTECTION BOARD Removal Of Embankments . ?COROWA.-rA letter from the 'Water Supply and Irrigation Commission, re quiring the removal, within 6 0 . days, of an embaifltment on Coreen Creek and another at Daysdale, was discussed at last meeting of Corowa Pastures Protection Board. Directors were of the opinion that no useful purpose would be served un less similar action was taken by coun cils, including Coreen, Berrigan, Tirana and Jerilderie, and a motion was ?car- ried that tho Commission -bo informed there were no funds available for the purpose, and that the above ccuncils be asked to give their views on the matter.. It was decided to support a notice by the Inverell Board to the practice of 'skim ploughing' for gravel on reserves, stating that it was denuding the reserves of grass. However,' -such practices were not carried out on re serves under the control of .the Corowa P.P. Board. Levy Has Had Effect After considering a letter from Mr. R. B. Pearce in which ...
BLOWN 30FT. ON TO INN ROOF "What A Fine Place To Land" [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
BLOWN 30FT. ON TO INN ROOF 'What A Fine Place To Land' (By Air Mail fiom Our Special (Correspondent)* , LONDON, December 12.— A' bomb dropped by sa .raider during 'the 'first alert in the London aroa to-day fell in a road whero a laundry man and 'his hoi so and cart were standing.,^ 'The vaninan was blown 30ft. on to tho roof of a public' house, but receiv ed only slight injuries:', f - * - i - „ While first-aid ''men ? were, tiylng to rescue him lie s-aid: 'What, a 'fine placp to land: on — 'right on:top| of.;'1 a * pub! Could I have '-a drink?'.1' ,.--'- \ ,'-'- _ (Ho was given a glass .of/brandy',. an'd a cigaretty), ' '- - , ;. V ' ' „'; -'''s'\
Through the Office Window Were You There? [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
1 Through the : ! Office Window j T By 'LOWAN' \ Were You There ? QOMEWHERB in Gippsland lives . David Davidson, one of tho State's veteran coach drivers, who drove for Crawford's out of Albury in the early 90's. The other day he looked .back over the years and Nro called a Friday in 1893 when three ' coaches left the stables with loads of footballers. ? One four-horsn 40Tias senger coach was sent off at 7 a.m. on a three-dajrs ' return journey with a load of seniors for Gerrannton with , Christy Monk handling^^o' ? ribbons. At noon that day off welit another of the same capacity to pick up players at Wodonga to take them to Tallan gatta, and M. D.oherty was the driver. David himself left at 4 p.m. with a 30-passenger coaeh filled with school boys to play at 'Corowa and return on Sunday. He wonders whether any of those boys arc alive to r03\jmi!6^' that adventurous trip with his hjJvftST* swim-, ming across flooded streams?'^ ? ' * ' - ? ;? Marshal Petain . AN American journalist wh...
Wagga Stud Pig Sales To Tasmania [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
Wagga Stud Pig Sales To Tasmania - ? ? ?- . «*^ ^ Additional purchases of pure-bred Berkshire sows from the Kinilabah Stud of Mr. E. Graham, Wagga,, have been made by the Tasmanian Department of Agriculture. Australian Stud Pig 'Breeders ' Society, N.S.W. branch, announces that the animals purchased are Kinila bah Deanna and Kinilabah Roma. Both are of the February, 1940, litter of Kinilabah Delight to Kinilabah Masterpiece. These are outstanding sows, show ing all the quality and length for which the 'Graham type,' is noted, 'and they should have a decided in fluence on the improvement of the Berkshire breed, in Tasmania. Other Sales '? Other- sales from Mr.' Graham's Berkshire stud duiing December in cluded a July, 1940, sow from Kjnila; bah British Queen, champion at Syd ney from 1938 to 1940,-inclusive, ancl at Melbourne in 1939, and sired 'by Coonara Celebrity? Tho purchaser is ?Mr. C. Salway, of Fairfield, Cobargo, N.S.W. Mr. L. S. Ducat, of Tweed HoadsJ N.S.W, has .. selected...
COUNTRY SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD AT LEETON [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
COUNTRY SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE MELD AT LEETON LEETON.— At the N.S.W. Amateur Swimming Associaticn 's CounU'\ Cliampionships to be held at Leco.i o.. January 26 and 27, it is cxj.,ootou that every part of the country wil. bo represented. ' The championships to bo decided on the huge two-days' programmo are: 110, 220, 440 and 880 yards cenioi freestyle, 110 - yds. back stroko and 110 yds. broast stroke, three-metre springboard diving, and 550 yds. Junior biys' events aro 110 yds. free style, 110 yds. back stroke, together with the 5£ yds. under 12 and 14 yrs., 110 yds. under 15, and teams relay. Women's championships are. the 110 yds. and 220 ydr. freestyle, 110 yds. backstroke, 110 yds. junior froestylo, and three-metre springboard diving1. E. Carruthurs will have his second test in the 440 yds. intermediate championship, when, together with junior ,220 yds; title holdor, N. Bloom field (Lcoton), Jr Paul (Newcastle) and It. Butt6n (Singleton), ho will thrQw out a strong challen...
WALLA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
WALLA Mrs. J. Stolz has returned homo with her baby daughter. Gnr. L. Folliott spent the week-end with friends in WaHa. Mr. and Mrs. S. Wcnke havo ro turned from their honeymoon and are making their homo in Walla. Mrs. A. McCrohori and her son, Max, aro spending' a holiday in Sydney. Mr. and Mrs. O. Przabella havo 'io turned from a motor trip to Dubbo. * Mr. and Mrs. 'Maywald, South Aus tralia, spent a few days -with Mr. Maywald's grandmother, Mrs. Habor mann, senior. Miss Dulcie Doguo has returned to Melbourne nfter .spending a. holiday with Mr. and Mrs. D. MaJoney. Miss. Shieia Maloney accompanied her to Melbourne. Mrs. C. Dickson is spending a 'holi- day with her parents at Cowra. Kevin Kennedy is spending a holi day with his aunt at Violet- Town.'
THURGOONA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
THURGOONA At the monthly meeting of tho Red Cross, Mrs. Hood (president) presided and 19 members wcro present. Ma terial for ipyjamas and wool for knit ting socks were distributed to mem bers .to bo made up. It lias decided to run a series of dances, tho flvat to bo hold in April. Mrs. B. P. Bell. 'Sprinir Park.' ac companied by her daughter, Mary, and sister, Miss Power, is spending a holi day in Melbourne. Mrs. G.- P. Frere has returned home from hospital.' ? '...;.: Miss Peggy Kelso, Sydney,' is the; guest of -Mr. and Mrs. P.' Frore, ',' St. Helaire.'' . - Misses Mary, Margaret and Dorothy King, Holbrook, are spending the school vacation with Mr. and Mrs. A. Humphrey, 'Valverdo. ' Aub Duncombe was' the guost of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Wignall for tho week. Mr. Fred Yann, East Preston,' is visiting relatives here. '
AUSTRALIAN RECORD CLAIMED Night Shooting Contests Introduced At Leeton [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
AUSTRALIAN RECORD CLAIMED Night Shooting Contests Introduced At Leeton LEETON. — A black duck rising suddenly from an irrigation channel on a dark night, its white feathered wings revealed in the beam of a motor car's spotlight, gave Mr. Albert Yelland, captain of Leeton Gun Club, the inspiration which led to the successful introduction of clay pigeon shooting contests at night for the first time in the history of the sport la Australia, it was stated at the meeting of the G-un Club. On New Year's night, said Mr. Yelland, when the club held its first big clay pigeon shoot in artificial light, shooters came from Griffith, Naran dora, Barellan, Yenda and Ganmain. and the score cards proved that the innovation was a complete success. Mr. W. Jones, of Leeton, who is 67 years of age, scored 7 out of 8 to win the open handicap sweep. In tho open sweep, J. Seinmler (Barellan), N. Price (Leeton) and C. Herbert (Lea ton) divided, hitting 7 out of 7, and in ? the Deauville double sweep, D. Mu...
Big Dust Storm Lake Cargelligo. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
Big Dust Storm Lake Cargelligo. Dear Uncle,— I hope everybody had .an enjoyable Christmas. It is very hot here. On Christmas Day it wasn't very hot here, but on Boxing Day it was hot. On Boxing Day Harold went . to. Temora for the sports. ? We get pienty of dust here. ,;.On December 19 there was a .big dust storm ? ? which blew roofs off houses,-. and we1 had to light, the lamps. On Christmas Eye we went down the street. After tea the street was crowded 'with people. There wasn't a Santa Claus down the street this year. The Far' West' Children ' left for Manly on Saturday, December 27. Percy joined the Junior Farmers' Club at school. He joined .for 'clucks and turkeys. Our ducks are Muscovy ducks. Some of the ducks' are laying, one duck is sitting on 10 eggs; 'We get about 12 hen eggs a day. I must thank you 'for awarding my sister and myself the honor . cevtificates. Every Sunday there are bike races' here. Ellen has come second and third. For second she got a tin of lollies. On Ne...
ANSWER THESE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
ANSWER THE^E What is often full of something yet holds nothing? A sieve. * ? ' , Where can you always find money? In the dictionary. ' : '. What is it that' has' a'- bed but never sleeps in it;, and, a mouth, but never speaks with it? . ' . . .A . river. ' \ ..: _' [What trade is the \;sun 1 v ,';' -?:''- A tanner; , .,''?; -'? ? ' * , ,- . What do we often'/catch but: never ?A passing remark. ?' ?; ? ? ' '' Why is -the letter '-B'.', like a. fire? Because it makes oil boil.' .? Why did the .penny /stamp?- ;- ' Because the threepenny 'Bit. - .What is the difference between a, school teacher and an engine-driver? ? One drives the mint! and the'-' other minds the train..' * }-j.r .v^'jij.!.!
COROWA [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
?i. COROWA Special memorial services were held in all Protestant Churches last Sunday in memory of the' lale Lord. Baden Powell, the founder and Chief Scout of the world-wide organisation. In the morning Eey. A. E.' Frede, cubmaster, conducted a service, at the Methodist CJmrch, when a number of cubs, scouts, guides and brownies' were, present in uniform and took part in the service. In tho evening 'services were held in tho Presbyterian and Anglican Churehes, 'conducted , by Eev. Ealf e Maidment and Archdeacon'. E. , Boss Edwards. - - At the monthly meeting of the Eed lands War Auxiliary it was reported that in response -to the appeal for wheat in connection wiith the drive for funds, -upwards of ,30' bags had beeia donated. In place of wheat others had donated cash to the value of £3/12/. 'George Bartlett, aged 16,- of Wnh gunyah, is an inmate of. the Corowa Hospital suffering from a broken ami, caused ? when he fell from a horse he was riding without a saddle or bridle. ' History...
A Page for the Young Folk Best Letters of the Week HONOR CERTIFICATES BERYL BRAUNACK RETA BRAUNACK JOAN SEMMLER Jindera. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
1^^^%^^ — '^^^^^^^^^Jd^h^^^^Sy -^i Conducted By Uncle Jeff Best Letters of the Week HONOR CERTIFICATES BERYL BRAUNACK RETA BRAUNACK JOAN SEMMLER Jindera. Dear Uncle, — I am writing to you once again, but in a , different year this' time. It is' Jan unpleasant be ginning, don't you. th'ink ? I hope conditions will improvq as time rolls on. Well, I will change from unplea sant to pleasant' things. For 'Christ mas I received from Santa a Datum,'' costume, a pair* of .slippers, a 'bottle of bath salts and ; some underclothes. From friends and relatives: sunglasses, handkerchiefs, powder and face cloth, a glass dish, a dress,' and somo cards. From Mum and Dad,-- '.'Canterbury Bells' and T received a bicycle' be tween us. My sister/w Myrtle, is in Melbourne. , She. is going to.speud a month -there.' --\ ' On New Year's ICve the young boys of the town got some whitewash ana painted 19±1 and cats sitting down on nearly everything. ''? On an old house .which is nearly falling down they put '...
Shearers' Demands [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
? Shearers' Demands The abolition of wooden bunks in shearing sheds, and their replacement with wire bedsteads and kapok or fibro mattresses, will be one of the proposals considered \at the annual convention of the Australian Workers' Union _on January 30. ??' ' ? ? . The agenda contains recommenda tions from twenty-eight : 'branches* of: the union1. Other: proposals are the use of throeTquarter . size 'bedsteads, mattresses of clean, straw filling; that the covering ? of mattresses should be of-, calico ? washed and aired before shearing; that stainless ,atec] cutlery, earthenware- crockery, a, 50candlc power lamp for every eight men, and. shower and*, plunge baths bo provided. Minister for Health isas Chicken Pox. — The State Minister for Health, Mr. Fitz-Simons, is -in tho Prince Henry 'Hospital, recovering from a severe attack of chicken-pox.
WALBUNDRIE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
WALBUNDRIE On Saturday a men's tennis tourna ment -was held on the Walbundrie courts, 'to benefit the Church of Eng land, funds. , fin the final Messrs. Eeg Star and' B. Mathews defeated Eric SeideVand T. Doubleday, 8-5. Pte. Albert ^ Fowler spent a , few days- leave with his brother - Mr. N. Fowler. N Mr. Lehmann, of Glossip School, has been appointed teacher to the Bul gandra School in place of Mr. K. Ed wards, who has enlisted. Mr. E. Jones, of Thornhill Park, has been trans ferred, to Glossip. Warm weather has hardened the ground and stopped farming opera tions/-. Further rain is needed to keep the grass growing, which has made a good start, but a fortnight's warm weather will destroy it. Al though a threatening change blew up on Monday, it pressed over with very little rain.
LIVE DEFENCE CORP AT COOLAMON [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
LIVE DEFENCE CORP AT COOLAMON COOLAMON.— The 'Coolamon E.S. League- Defence Corp is a very live body and the parades (twice weekly) are well attended. Mr. Arnott Muller, of- Dullah, has given the use -.of the large building next to, Mr. *N. Mutton's residence- in Wade-street to' the corps, and this will be used as a 'drill hall. It. is now be ing prepared for - this purpose, and electric light will be installed. In addition to map reading, lectures', signalling' and ambulance work, it is hoped that a miniature rifle ran,g'e can be ? installed. . Physical training will also be given. ? ? , '
SPRINGHURST [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
: SPRINGHURST . Eric Wighton, son of Mrs. J. Wighton, has been a patient in Buther iglen Bush Nursing Hospital. Mr. Allan- Eoylarico, member of the local railway staff, has received word of transfer to Clarkefield, as porter. Mr. Norman Pearcc, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Pearce, met with an injury to head and face whilst scarifying of the paddocks. The horses bolted and he -struck., the. limb of, a tree.- He was pick'ed up by- Mr. Ken McPhcrson and b/ought- home, but was eventually .taken', to. the- Bush v Nursing Hospital. Among*; m'embors of Light Horse who wenjt into 'camp at Geelong were Messrs. Diffey, 1ST. .Canning, Jack and Jim Matthews. . '
THE ROCK [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
THE ROCK Miss Alma Eockliff, 'Simla,' has passed her entrance examination as a trainee for the Wagga Base Hospital, and commences duties there this week. Mr. and Mrs. II. Milne and family have returned home after spending a holiday at Narooma. Miss Kennedy, St. Arnaud (V.), has commenced duties as bookkeeper' at Mr. G. iB. Taylor's garage. Miss Zillah Boag, accompanied by her finance, Mr. John Carr, Melbourne, Miss Eunice Lister and Mr. Horrie Allen, also of Melbourne, have re: turned home aftor spending Christ mas and a vacation at tho ? home -pf Miss Boag 's parents.
Went To See Santa Jindera. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 17 January 1941
Went To See Santa ' , ? Jindera. Dear Uncle, — I, was pleased to so.o my -last letter in p,rint. Wo had. a- con cert for. .our school break-up. My brother has left school now,' so I have to go by myself. 'We went to see Santa Claus and my brother and I re1 ceived a cricket bat and ball. Uncle'/ what did Santa Claus leave you in your Christmas stocking? Santa came to me and brought me a piano- and; a doll. We had visitors up from Melbourne for Christmas holidays and they wen't home on Saturday. We have a little creamy foal and I would like. you , to give : pie a name for her. J have a bantam hen. and she has four, little chicks. We had over two inches of lain in two days. Did you- have, more in-. Albury? Uncle, would you please give 'mo a pen-name? I will close now, wishing Aunty, the nineteen and your solf a very Happy. New Year. — Your loving niece, . --' / * NORMA SCHULTZ. ..-.?(Santa left ano such a lot, Norma, the list would be too long to .publish. Perhaps j'ou could have 'Chee...