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Keeping The Fight From Australia A.I.F. Men Farewelled At Paterson [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

Keeping The Fight From Australia A.I.F. Men Fare welled At Paterson Farewelling Second A.I.F. men at Paterson, the Rev. G. B. Stephenson said that some people thought that men should not be sent overseas from Australia. However, he thought that the boys would help to keep the fight from Australia as their men did in the last war. The Rev. P. Lucock said it was their responsibility to see that what they were now fighting for was preserved. They must carry on. Three members of the Second A.I. F., who are residents of Paterson, were tendered a farewell social by the townspeople, at the Paterson School of Arts. Flags and bunting decorated the stage, where the guests of honour and their parents occupied chairs. The proceedings opened with the singing of the National Anthem. Mr. II. A. Fry, chairman, explained that the object of the gathering was to bid farewell to Privates Roy Kidd, Tom Banister and Jim Geary, who would soon be going overseas with the Second A.I.F. Apologies were road fr...

Publication Title: Maitland Mercury, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ENGAGEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

ENGAGEMENTS The engagement was announced on Monday (Christmas Day) at the fam ily dinner, of Marie, third daughter of Mrs. and the late Brian Erogau, of West Maitland, to Walter, younger son of Mrs. Marsh, of West Malt land. The engagement has been an nounced of Lola, second oldest daughter of Mr. R. and the late Mrs. Wyborn, of Brunkorville, to Earl, only son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Guy, of Lawes-street, East Maitland. 'PHONES. — Maitland 3 and 4 (Business & Advertising Dept.), P.O. Box 25 Maitland -115 (Editorial), Maitland 895 (Publishing). FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1939.

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THE CALENDAR DECEMBER, 1939 [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

THE CALENDAR DECEMBER, 1939 Sunday ... 31 3|10|1724 Monday . . 4| 1 1 j 1 8 25 Tuesday . . 5 j 1 2| 1 9 26 Wednesday . 6|1'3|20 27 Thursday . . 7|14|21|28 Friday ... 1 8|I5|22|29 Saturday . . 2[ 9|16|23|30 December 29: Sun sets 7.9 p.m. To-morrow: Sun rises 4.45 a.m. Last Quarter, January 2. New Moon, January 9. First Quarter, February H Full Moon, January 25. THE TIDES High Water at Newcastle — To-morrow: 11.4 a.m. and 11.52 p.m.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

Visitors to Sydney may obtain copies of 'The Daily Mercury' at tho Oflieo of THIS ASSOCIATED NORTHERN DAILIES, Room 7. 9th Floor, Warwick Buildings. Hamilton street, Sydney. 'Phone B199G.

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Marginal Lands: An Experiment [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

Marginal Lands; An Experiment JN discussing the question of the restriction of primary pro duction, as in the wheat industry, the future of marginal lands, and what to do with the men occupying same, invar iably comes up for consideration. This term 'marginal' is one applied to all lands that, either by soil content, the absence of good rainfall, or both, giver an uncertain return for the men occupying them, and who in turn constitute a charge upon the State that is altogether unwarranted. We have in Australia many thousands of acres of such country. In this State in par ticular it is to be found in the north-west, the west, and the south-west, and to a smaller degree in our coastal areas. The time has arrived when the problem should be taken in hand with a view to a solution. 'Current History' tells a most interesting story of an ex periment in land settlement in Northern Wisconsin (U.S.A.), where six years ago 23 counties in this region were on the verge of bankruptcy. On more tha...

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UNIVERSITY EXAMS Maitland Students [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

UNIVERSITY EXAMS Maitland Students Several students from the Mait land district were successful in examinations held recently in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Sydney. Among these were: Ldstein, Maur een J. (Latin 1, English 1, credit ancient world history, credit psy chology 1) ; Sneesby, Norma (credit English 1, psychology) ; Riley, Betty T. (English 2, European history 2, education) ; Marx, Betty L. (European history 2, education) ; Morris, Joyce (French 3, anthropology): Lawler, Frances 0. (education) ; Leopold, IC. (distinction French 2, Garton Scholar ship) No. 4 and credit German); and Butlin, N. G. (credit philosophy 1).

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WHAT'S ON TO-NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

WHAT'S ON TO-NIGHT Pictures at Palace, Savoy and Euchre and Social, School of Arts, Branxton. SATURDAY Picturse at Palace, Savoy and Prince's Theatres. Brookfield Cup meeting, Dungog.

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RED CROSS Help for Merchant Seamen SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

RED CROSS Help for Merchant Seamen SYDNEY. Fridav. Donations received by the New South Wales division of the Red Cross Society for the benefit of Finns and for merchant seamen suf fering through enemy action have been sent on to the -^'.ish Red Cross Society, London, for distribution. Subscribers who ? so desire ?-ay have their donations set aside for specific objects, but these donations do not assist the Red Cross War Ap peal. which is intended to provide comforts for tho sick and wounded of the Australian fighting forces, both in Australia and abroad. The fund now totals £21,703.

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PRODUCE SALES Poor Supplies At Maitland [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

PRODUCE- SALES Poor Supplies At Maitland Poor supplies were forward at the last produce sale ? f the year at West Maitland to-day. All lines showing quality sold at high rates. The first of the season's nectarines were forward, having been consigned by Mr. W. J. Borhan, and they realised 1-1/9 a half case. Tomatoes advanced 1/ to I/O a case. Quotations: Potatoes £7 to £8/ 10/ ton. onions 7/ to 8/ cwt„ pump kins 11/ to 12/G, hubbard squash 2/ to 14/, carrots 2/G to 3/G dozen bunches, peas 1/6 to 2/-1 peck, French beans 2/G, cucumbers — apple 4/ to 5/ half ease, green 3/ to 4/, toma toes 3/ to 7/6' case, oranges — com- mon, main crop 14/ to IS/6, second crop 3/3 to 7/6, mandarins 2/ to 4/G, lemons 3/ to 6/, cherries 8/ to 9/, apples— eating 14/6 to IS/6, peaches 3/ to 8/6, nectarines 14/9 half case, bananas 18/ to 24/. pine apples 1S/G, plums 1/ to 4/6 half case.

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Fresh In River SINGLETON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

Fresh In River SINGLETON, Friday. Irrigation pumps on the river in the Singleton district are again working. A fresh has made this possible. The river stopped running recently, and most of the pumps -were of no use.

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RELIGIOUS BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31st. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

RELIGIOUS ? BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31st.. West Maitland: 11 a.m., Mr. A. Fox lee; 7 p.m., Pastor B. Gilbert Wright. Hinton: 11 a.m., Pastor B. Gilbert Wright.

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

FUNERAL ? T IGHTFOOT— The Relatives & | Friends of tho late MR. JOHN | HENRY LIGHTFOOT are kindly | invited to attend his Funeral, to | move from the residence of his | Sister, Mrs. J. Caddis, Bridge St., R Cessnock, TO-MORROW (SATUK- | DAY) AFTERNOON at 2 o'clock, | for the Methodist Cemetery, East Maitland- (J C. R. SMYTH & SON, § 3-173 Funeral Directors. | ?piNEDON'3 Beautiful Wreaths for a fuend that's passed away. Phone Maitland 228. A WREATH BY MORGAN'S will suitably express your condolence. CONSULT US for all Floral Emblems. MORGAN'S, FLORIST, WEST MAITLAND. Tel. M'land 139.

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

L Three lines, 1/; each additional line 6d { [ A 'Mercury' in every Home. Classified Advis. bring Results, jj WANTED WANTED, a Youth or Man for Agricultural Farm, must be used to Draught Horses. K Cook, Walla long Road, Woodville. 3467 \\7aN,j-,ed- a Competent General. '' Apply 377 High St. 34S3 Tjy ANTED, competent Person, 2 adults, plain cooking. 'A.B.C.' c/o this Office. 3-17-1 EXPERIENCED Single Man to work vegetable and lucerne farm on shares. Excellent farm, wonderful op portunity for right man. Frank L. Smith, Auctioneer, West Maitland. 'Phone 187. 3479 TV^ANTED, a Cook. Apply, Cen tral Hotel, Singleton. 3-179

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

BEREAVEMENT NOTICE Mr. Frederick Andrews and Family, of Albert Street, Rutherford, desire to express their sincere thanks to all kind friends for cards, telegrams, Mass tributes and other messages of sympathy, received on the occas ion of their recent bereavement. 3-160

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ILLEGAL IN VICTORIA MELBOURNE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

ILLEGAL IN VICTORIA MELBOURNE, Friday. After having done a big trade dur ing the holidays, fruit machines ban ned in Victoria by legislation passed a week before Christmas, will be seized by the police next week. There arc about 3000 machines in the city.

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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

PERSONAL Captain and Mrs. Roy A. Brookes, of the East Maitland Salvation Army, have received their appointment to Lambton and will leave for that centre on January 11. The Captain and Mrs. Brookes have spent two years in East Maitland. Adjutant Ward and Llout. Haines have been appointed to East Maitland.

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OBITUARY MRS. F. ANDREWS [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

OBITUARY MRS. F. ANDREWS A well-known and highly respected resident of the district, Mrs. Freder ick Andrews, of Albert-street, Ruther ford, passed away last week. She had attained the grand age of 7G years. A native of the Allyn River district, where she spent her early life, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James O'Connor, who were engaged in grazing pursuits on the Allyn for many years. She married the late Mr. Patrick McMahon, of Wallarobha, who pre ceded her about 40 years ago. She then married Mr. Frederick Andrews, of Penrith, who survives her. . She reared a family of 12 children, all of whom are living and who, in turn, presented her with 44 grandchildr/i and 12 great grandchildren. Mrs. Andrews was possessed of a happy and genial disposition and made friends with all with whom she came in contact. Of a charitable nature she found pleasure in assist ing all less fortunately placed than herself. With her husband, she retired about 10 years ago and had lived priv...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

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Second A.I.F. Men On Leave SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

Second A.I.F. Men On Leave SYDNEY. Fridav. Emergency accommodat ion is to be provided on Syd ney show ground for soldiers on leave during the New Year long week-end. This is to prevent a repet ition of the scenes witnessed over the Chriotmas holidays when members of the Sec- , ond A.I.F., through lack of sufficient accommodation, were forced to sleep on the beaches, on park benches and even on ferries. It is anticipated that 3000 men will apply for leave on New Year's Day, and they will have to be in camp for the reveille on Monday morning. Men of the 1 8th Infantry Brigade, who are camped at Greta, Rutherford and other places, will have extended leave for the long week-end.

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HIDE APPRAISEMENT NEWCASTLE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury — 29 December 1939

HIDE APPRAISEMENT NEWCASTLE, Friday. The Mayor of Greater Newcastle, Alderman J. E. Wiggins, said that ? if the Australian Hide , and Leather In dustries Board continued to refuse to make Newcastle a hide appraisement centre, an appeal should be made to the responsible Minister. Residents of Hexham and Ash Is land met at Johnson's Hall, Hexham, to farewell an' old A.I.F. veteran, Sapper Doolan, who is now in the Second A.I.F. Sapper Shipp, an: other member of . the Tasmanian troop, was also present as a guest.

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