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APPOINTMENTS TO VACUUM OIL CO. BOARD Sydney Man Honored [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 12 July 1946
APPOINTMENTS TO VACUUM OIL CO. BOARD Sydney Man Honored Mr. Harold Rabling, chairman of directors of the Vacuum Oil Company Pty., Ltd., has announced the ap pointment of three new members to the, board of his company: Messrs. J. D. Rogers, T. j. O'Connor, and H. C. Smith. Mr. Rogers, who will be vssl 'Ic'n [ in 'cirHnnv «,in 1-in' rlVivanl-nV' oUrl g-Eheral manager for the N.SAV. branch; Mr. O'Connor, director in charge of finance and accounting; Mr. Smith, director , in .charge of, opera tions. Mr. J. D. Rogers is a well-known business figure in Sydney, and in tiie oil ji'ijdustiy .throughout' Australia. He sericd with 'particular distinction in the recent war, in ' which, with tils rank of brigadier, he was attached to the headquarters staff of Gensral MacArthur. He was awarded the O.E.E. In the first World War, then I a captain, lie won the M.C. A B.A., his first position with the company was that of chief chemist for N.S.W. Mr. Rogers, however, soon gratduated to the administrat...
WELCOME HOME DINNER [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 12 July 1946
WELCOME HOME DINNER ltcripients of invitations to al tcin! the next Wcicomc Home Din ner in tiie Town Hall 011 Tuesday cicniitg are asked In reply immedi ately to Mr. Itiis. Colien, and anyone mil having received an invitation lo date should also notify Mr. Colien. LADIES ! 'Die various ladies' committees Him usually help at tin- welcome home dinners are asked to send liicir representatives, next Tues day (July 1C). to help with the din ner.
CRUMBS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 12 July 1946
CRUMBS Mr. Niek Elias advertises choice to matoes and Granny Smith apples tease lots). Mr. Alec Cheshire, phone 201, will give expert attention to all clectrical repairs. Don't miss the dance in the Town Hail on Thursday, 25th July, in aid of the Commerce Queen. Subscribers to the Hospital Benefits Association are advised to see the ad vertisement re overpaid subscriptions. A meeting of miners attacked meat workers for not allowing the Miners' Federation president to speak at the Stadium. Mr. Calwell said the Government would pay A.W.A. 110 more than fair compensation for the teleconimunica ticn assets it would acquire. Don't forget tliaL the nominations close with Mr. J. McLean next Wed nesday for the mixed doubles Ameri can tournament to be held on Sunday, 21st July, in aid of the Sports Queen. Golf .shoes, rightly termed utility shoes, are now available at The Com fort Shoe Store. Men's and women's styles are ofiering. and the values are exceptionally keen. The women'? are sellin...
GUNDAGAI SHEEP AND CATTLE SALE High Prices for Sheep [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 12 July 1946
GUNDAGAI SHEEP AND CATTLE SALE High Prices for Sheep The Gundagai Associated Agents report holding a successful sheep and cattle sale (their July monthly mar ket) on Tuesday, 400 cattle and i)00 sheep being yarded. Buyers were present from Wagga, Orang-3, Sydney, Cootamundra, Tumut, Adelong, Moss Vale, besides local competition. The sheep met with a very strong demand. Prime Crossbred wether:; sold at 38/1. 37/7, 34/8; prime Cross br-sd hoggelts 34/1, 32/3; fat Corns dale wethers 36/1; aged Merino wethers 20/G; aged Merino ewes 23/2. The market for .cattle was easier compared with previous sales: Fat bullocks from £13 to £14/12/; fat .'.teers from 12 to £13/2/; vealers from £8 to £10/2; cows and calves £12/12/ to £13/13/; springers £9 to £11/10/; calves £4/5/ to £6/10/.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 12 July 1946
PERSONAL Mrs. Lake and daughter, of Victoria. Parade, were - conveyed by ambulance to the District Hospital. Tiie Cootamundra Ambulance was called out this morning to attend to Nancy Forsyth, wlio broke her wrist. Mr. Fred. Holder i.s a patient in the Sacred Heart Hospital, receiving treatment for knee trouble. Rev. Donald Daddi Presbyterian Mini ster at Gundagai, was admitted to the Gundagai Hospital this week. Death occurred suddenly at. Parkes of Mrs. V. Grant, 65, mother of Mrs. Arch. . at thews and Mrs. E. Gowans, Temora. She is survived by her hus band and seven children. Sergeant W. Grace, of Orange police, has been transferred to charge of I11 verell. Since he joined -the force 30 years ago. Sergeant Grace lias served at Hennidale, Hargreaves, Humula, Tumut. Balldale, Young. Menindie and Cowra. Pte. K. S. Herborn, of the 2/20th Battalion, A.I.F., formerly well-known in Wagga. is now officially presumed to be dead. Advice to this effect has been received by ills brother, Mr. ...
HOW HE MADE "DOUGH." [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 12 July 1946
HOW HE MADE 'DOUGH.' 'Junoe Southern cross': The mucn publiciscd member of the Greek com munity, Mr. Kouvelis, whose rise to fortune and fame has been one of tiie romances of the businoss world, started as a humble baker's boy in Junec; but it was not very long after lie started punching dough that he made up llls mind that hard manual labour was not the best way of making 'dough.
OLD MAN FOUND DEAD IN BATH [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 12 July 1946
OLD MAN FOUND DEAD IN BATH Although the body of Thomas Swan son (79), was taken from a partly filled bath at the Royal Hotel, Weet halle, Sv.anson did not die from as phyxia, such as would have been the result of drawning, but from natural causes. Dr. E. F. Fisher. Government Medical Officer, said in tiie West Wya I0111; Coroner's Court. The coroner's finding was that death was due to natural causes. Irene Florence Berry, single, daugh ter or William Ellis Berry, said she went to a bathroom at her fathers hotel, but could not get in. Later 011, however, she gained ad mission. and as she opened . the door she saw tiie nude body of a man in the bath. She promptly called her father, and told him what had hap pened.
BOXING To Aid District Hospital [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
BOXING To Aid District Hospital Already the promoters are busy organising Cootamundra's next boxing programme, which has been set down for Thursday, 15th August, in the Town Hall. Proceeds of this night will be handed over to the Cootamundra District Hospital. As from Monday next the gym nasium is open to all contestants and others. Boxers will please note thai unless they satisfy the promoters m respect to their condition, they will not be matched for any contest, so hop in, champs, swing your ropes, and make it easy for yourself on the night you enter the ring. Many entrants, have been received for the feather and welterweight belts, and the lightweight ; cham pion, Don Starr, is also challenged. Featherweight and welterweight title holders, Jim Hartas and Jack Myers respectively, are hereby called upon to defend their titles 011 the above date. Keep up your training, fellows I What happened to Wallendbeen and Stockinbingal at our last tournament ! Nothing further was heard of the...
GOLF NOTES (By "Rebuilt.") [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
GOLF NOTES (By 'Rebuilt,') With ideal golfing weather prevail ing, the Cootamundra Country club held their eliminating rounds of the club championships. Forty-four play ers turned out to do battle. The 'stipes' were busy during the day questioning 22 who broke their handi cap. Shame on them ! In the A grade we should see many old struggles revived, the only new face being Alf. Smith. In B grade we find that you cannot keep the 'old fellow' out. A. Dobbie, R. Cohen, and R. Williams all turned on 86 in the afternoon round. My tip last week was Rowe,. Weis sel, and Moran. Weissel let me down. I'm still -sticking to Rowe and Moran, with Stedman substituted for Weissel The semi-final will be played next Sunday morning at 8.30! The following is the draw: A grade: R. Rowe v A. Smith, G. Leahy v N. Bassingthwaighte, T. Meale v E. Williams, E. Brook v M. Burrell. B grade: O. Ballard v A. Cheshire, E. Last v R. Cohen. F. Stedman v L. Crossman, A. Dobbie v R. Williams. C Grade: M. Cooper v D ....
BIG TENNIS Australians Break Even [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
BIG TENNIS ' 1 Australians Break . ' : Even PARIS, Monday: The Australians playing a triangular tennis match be tween France, Australia, and Czecho slovakia. broke even in yesterday'^ I games. | Destremeau (France) beat Geofl Brown, 2-6, 7-4, 6-4; Dinny Pails beai 1 Pellizza (France), 6-0, 6-0; Bernaru 1 (France) beat Harry Hopman, 6-3, 6-4, 1 Pails and Harper beat Destremeiu and Lucot (France), 6-4, 6-4.
HIGH PRICES FOR "BEGGAN BEGGAN" CATTLE AND SHEEP [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
HIGH PRICES FOIt 'BEGGAN ItEGGAN' CATTLE AND SHEEP Tiie Australian Mercantile Land and Financc Company Ltd.. Sydney, report having sold the following cattle and sheep at Homeoush last Thursday, on account of Mrs. V. M. Macansh. 'Ben- | gan Beggan.' Harden. Thirtv-nine 'Durham' .steers, well fattened, extra] prime quality, a well-bred lot. making up to £20 1 . and averaging £17 13/. These steers were purchased by best Quality metropolitan and coastal butch ers; also prime quality cows at £15/fi/'l On account of the same ci'ient, 370 merino wethers, making up to 45/5. and averaging 43 ' — a good to prime qual ity lot. carrying extra big skins.
TENNIS LAST SATURDAY'S COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
TENNIS LAST SATURDAY'S COMPETITION Town I. v. Presbyterian: Davis ana Collingridge v. Mcale and Hunter. G-4; Davis and Collingridge v. Rev. Perkins and NeiLson, 0-2; Quinton and Mc Lachlan v. Meale and Hunter. 6-1: Quinton and McLachlan v. Rev. Per kins and Ncilson. 6-1: Mesdames Hugo and Collingridge v. Mrs. Hunter and Miss Neilson. 6-4; Davis and Mrs. Hugo v. Hunter and Mrs. Hunter. 6-2; Quin ton and Mrs. Collingridge v. Meale and Miss Neilson, 6-1: McLachlan and Mrs Htieo v. NeiLson and Mrs. Hunter. 6-3; Collingridge and Mrs. Collingridge v. Rev. Perkins and Miss Neilson. 6-2 Town I. won by 54 to 20 games. Town II. v. Railway II.: Duff and Keogh v. Greaves and Osmond, 1-6' Dud and Keogh v. Heath and Barrett 6-0: Johnston and Atkins v. Greaves and Osmond, 2-6:' Johnston and At kins v. Heath and Barrett. 2-6; Mes dames Sullivan and Johnston v. Mes dames Heath and Sloane. 0-6; Duff and Mrs. Johnston v. Osm'ond arid Mrs. Heath, 2-6; Keogh and Mrs. Sullivar v. Greaves and Mrs. Sloan, ...
BOWLS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
BOWLS Further games in the club's handi cap pairs were played during the week-end, and these resulted in the first round being concluded and a start made on the second round of this very popular event. Two of the games decided were very close, one point only being the difference, and the others were easy wins. Results: Club handicap pairs, second round: Kingston and Dobbie defealed Parker and Kittelty. 32 to 13. , First round: Steele and Bnrr de feated Day and McColl, 26 to 25; F. Dickson and Lindsay defeated Boyd and Maguire. 23 to 22; Smart and Bru derlin defeated H. Tie and Ainsworth, 30 to 22. Social games played resulted as fol lows: Schlodder. Gibson, and N. Pinkstone won from S. H. Cohen, r.nul say, and ICinsey, 23 to 21; s. II. Cohen, Lovell. and Kinsey defeated Kingston, stantcford, and R. K Richards. 22 to 17; g. Tie (played 1 and 2), Kittelty. and N. Pinkstone de feated Schlodder. French. D. Dickson, ' and Gibson, 27 to 21. 'j
LOCAL & GENERAL MR. ROWE FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
| LOCAL & GENERAL MIL HOWE I'AKEWELLED. The .stalT cf the Cootamundra Loco motive Depot i;athered to farewell and present an electric wall clock to Mr. T. N. Rowe. prior to Ills departure lor Worris Creels. where lie will take up tlie duties ol District Locomotive K:i ginier. In making we prc'ciuauuii. air. u»u | paid tribute to the manner in which Mr. Itiwr had carried out the duties ol' district locomotive engineer durini: his .sojourn here, and stressed I lie fair mindedness displayed in his dealings v.ilii the slatr at this depot. Other speakers supported the re marks made by Mr. Ball, and all were i unanimous in wishing Mr. and Mrs. 1 Howe success in their new sphere, j Mr. Howe, in reply, said he apprc I dated tiie remarks of tlie various ?speakers, thanked all for the coopera ( tion given him. and hoped that the! same relationship would exist between , his successor and the staff. | At this pcint opportunity wa.s taken ' to welcome Mr. Kevin O'Donor.hiie. who lias bee...
THE "MA'S" BEAT THE "PA'S." [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
THE 'MA'S' BEAT, THE 'PA'S.' cootamundra i-'ooioau onto siagea a carnival in aid of the Sports Queen. Miss 'Tim' Smith, at Fisher Park, on ; Saturday afternoon.;. . Highlight of the day was the' comic I match between the 'Ma's' and 'Pa's.' ! ' Teams were: — 'Ma's': 'Rene' Robinson, 'Matron Maisie' Moody. 'Ruby' Rees, 'Katie' Kiley, 'Jariie'. Johnson, 'Betty' Bry ant; 'Sally' Scott, 'Tilly' Thompson; 'Susie'' Smart. ' 'Rosle' Robinson, 'Loosie' O'Toole, 'Daisy' Boyd, 'Gwen' Grealy,' .'Padre Patricia' Penny. 'Pa's': 'Battlin' ' Bryant, 'Hazy' Hennessy, 'Loco' Lewis. ' 'Packin' ' Parsons. 'Cheesy' Cremer . 'Basher' j Byrne, 'Roughhouse' Roberts, 'Bust- em' Fitzgerald. 'Madman' McNeill.) 'Willie' (or won't he?) Warhurst. Referee, 'Flathead' Fisher; reserve, 'Cuttin' ' Corby. The 'Ma's' walloped home victors, 11-9. With skirts flying in the breeze. 'Betty' Bryant scored first for the bet ter 'alves. 'Gwen' Grealy punted the goal. Shortly afterwards, 'Ruby' Rees. with flying mane, waddled...
THE RAIL DUPLICATION COOTAMUNDRA TO JUNEE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
THE It A II. IMPLICATION COOTAML'NDIJA TO .1 l.'NKE Tcila.v saw tlie official opening of Hie duplication ol the railway line from foctamumlra to Juncc. Tlie construc tion work hud taken Icngcr than was liarnainrd for, but lu re we arc at last, with a huge job well done. Con Kratulations tn all concerned— from the t liciiii'ors down to the humlilPst enipUvce thcreen; and a word r-f gratitude tn the Chief Commissioner himself fur the pal l he played ! Time was when it iiad looked as if Cool.i inundra mifiiit have been by-passed: when, instead of the duplication from here, a seeoi.:l lii.e might have been preferred from somewhere this side -:f Wallendbcen to this side of Junee, through Yeo Yeo. One of the earliest surveys, had been from VVallendbeen through, Stoclcinbingal. The Dirnaseer Soldier Settlement of today would have' benefited thereby. Indeed, our good friends out there were in Hie running fur it, when, instead, a grade was- found, 'in me mils luwarus m--. thungra, which made...
DEATH OF REFEREE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 15 July 1946
DEATH OF REFEREE One of the best referees in the Group 13 Rugby League competition, Mr. Harold Ernest Brcntnall, died at Tumbarumba this morning. i He was operated on for appendicitis last Monday, but did not rally. Mr. Brentnnll. who would have been 36 in a fortnight, leaves a widow and two young daughters. He served in tlie A.I.F. for four years. Football matches in the northern zone of Group 13 were cancelled as a tribute of respect.