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BALLDALE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
BALLDALE Mr. Bert Pollock, of the Common wealth ? Bank, Campsie,, spent a short holiday with Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Wil son before entering an A.I.F. camp in Sydney. Ptes. F. Larkin,'D. Seymour and C. Robins spent' thoir leave at their homes 1, Sergeant and Mrs. A. Neate, of South Yarra, are the guests of Mrs. F. M. Larkin. ' . At the tennis courts on Saturday afternoon a presentation was made to_ Mr. and Jirs. G. A. Hicks, who have been transferred to Roslyn. Mr. Jack Wilson spoke on behalf of tho golf club, of which Mr. Hicks was secretary and Mrs. Hicks associate secretary. He was supported by Mr. . J. Poole (tennis club), Mr. C. Howard, (coun try residents), and Mr. W. Drum (IBalldale residents). Mr. Wilson pre- ] sented Mr. and Mrs. Hicks with a travelling' rug. i In the intra-club competition the, Blues defeated the Reds,:. ' 6 sets 63 j games to 6 sets 56 games. Thovposi-j tion of the teams, is : Blues 55 points, | Golds 54, Maroofis 53, and Reds 50. j Mr. and Mrs. G. A-. Morris ...
RAND [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
RAND , Mrs. -Charles Wright is-, an inmate of the , Albury. Hospital. . 'Mrs- F- ' A; Falkiner spent a week with lier daughter. Miss Elvic . Fal kiner, who is on the nursing: staff of the Wangaratta Base Hospital. : 'Mi-s. B. McKenzie,: accompanied by ner aaugnter Jiiiieen iuiu , son aevm, is in Melbourne. . , iMr. and Mrs. W. Anderson and tlieir daughter Mary,, who were the- guests of Mrs- Anderson's mother and sisters, at 'Murrnong,' have .returned to their home, 'Kallara/' . Tilpa.- -..- 'Miss Crissie1 Bell- is visiting Mel bourne. s - - '.Mrs; Charles Edwards is spending a holiday with.' relatives , at'- Hay. Congratulations' . are . being received by Mr. Ray Vonthien. and .Miss Ruth Leonard on the announcement ; of ?tlieir engagement. Miss Leonard, assist ant teacher at Rand school for the last five years, lias received notice of a transfer to ' 'Cootamundra. Miss Leon ard, who is spending holidays with her parents at Harbord, was an active member .of the W.V.S.
UPPER MURRAY [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
UPPER MURRAY /. There is a green tinge throughout the countryside as a result of tho re cent' rains. Ptes Air ey and Barlow wero tender ed a farewell. Mrs. Colin, Waters is in Albury. Mr. and Mrs. Max Welsh, Welare gang, are spending a holiday at Lakes 'Entrflnp.fi- Mcs. Alec Acocksj Karara, is stay ing at Rochester while her husband is in camp at Seymour. IRiiss Jo.- Anderson, Melbourne, is the guest of Miss Marjerie ^ Paton, Milawa. ,-Mrs. Herbert Shannon visited Al bury last week. : Mrs. , Alan- McMeeking is visiting Yass, where ? her brother, Pte. Bert Mudge, is on leave. Mr. Franjc Falkinor . has returned from- Sydney.
A Minister Blundered [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
? A Minister Blundered |T would appear that the Mini ster for the Army (Mr. Spender) allowed his enthus iasm to run away With itself over the Tobruk incident, by prematurely announcing the fall of the Italian stronghold. Mr. Spender's announcement was not from official quarters, it was learned when confirma tion of the victory was not forthcoming, but it was 'only from a reliable source.' The Government is continu ally emphasising to the general public not to pay any heed to unconfirmed reports of military operations, yet we find the Army Minister himself condon ing such an offence — and it is an offence to cprcuUiic state ments which are Hot true. If a high minister of the Govern ment does not set the example, what can be expected from the public ? Mr. Spender has blundered, and his action has caused much confusion. Cabinet should in sist that in future no announce ment of troop operations should be made public until authentic confirmation is received.
BOOKING OFFICE IN THE TOWN [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
BOOKING OFFICE IN THE TOWN Suggestion By Aid. Robertson In order to overcome the conges tion -which was continuing to occur at tlie booking offices at Albury rail way station, Aid. R. A. Robertson, at Albury Council meeting on Wed nesday night, suggested that a boofc injg office might be established in the town which would greatly assist to overcome this difficulty. With troop movements and other increased passenger traffic, it 'was _ often almost impossible to securi a ticket at the station, under existing, conditions,- 15 or 20 minutes before the leaving of a train, said' Aid. Robertson. .-??? Ho added that he did not ^think that this was duo- in 'any way to' ineffici ency of the staff, but to the inadequate and antiquated booking facilities. ? It was decided to write to the ?De- partment, pointing out tho inadequacy of existing facilities, and suggesting ? the establishment of a booking office ' in the town. ?
Fusion Of the Empire And America [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Fusion Of the Empire And America' J^OES the present trend of world events foreshadow a ' union of the British Empire and the United States of America — two of the greatest democratic institutions in . . the world ? In the past few weeks indications have been given that such a move is not beyond the realms of possi- :? bility, for the President of the United States, speaking with the authority of the great majority of his people, has clearly indicated where the sympathies of American lay. . From the outbreak of the war, it was evident that America was prepared to back England in her struggle, but the American Presidential election overshadowed the Euro pean war. With the elections over American people are now taking a deep interest in the conflict. Mr. Roosevelt has pledged all possible aid to Britain, short of a declaration of war on the Axis Powers, but some observers are of the opinion that the time is not far off when the United States herself will be fighting on the side of the ...
Decentralisation Must Be Encouraged [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Decentralisation Must Be Encouraged ' *.????? JN the early days of Australia, settlement of the various colonies was confined 4 to the , seaboard. Expansion inland did not begin until our adventurous explorers penetrated the hitherto unknown regions. When the trail had been blazed vast fertile territories were opened up, and people flocked in their thousands to open up these new areas. ? ' Nowadays, however, we find that the reverse is the position; people are leaving the country and flocking to the cities. Many who have left the land because they have been unable to make ends meet as primary producers. They have not been able to obtain a payable price for their produce, as our Governments have adopted a short-sighted policy in not seeking new markets for that produce. Others have departed for the metropolis because they have not been able to find employment in their home towns. Thus the greater propor tion of Australia's population is again being concentrated on the seaboard. - Thi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
AT HORAN'S 1 FURNISHERS, YOU PAY LESS HORAN'S TfiOR SUN and VERANDAH ' BLINDS, in multi-colored Stripe and jWhitc Duclc. Made ? any size, and fixed. Let Horan'j .quote you prices. Also; Window Blinds, complete, in green, beige; ' ???? and nigger brown, 5/11 each. ?? Horan's for Value and Service. HORAN'S For Pure :Kajpok Bedding, B.B.B. Wire Mattresses, Camp : Beds, ^ . 8 Full size' Beds . and 4-pIy Mat: tresses, £3/19/6; Camp . Stret chers. Window Blinds, complete, 5/11, 6/6, 7/6. Auto trays, 18/67' Fire-side, chairs, £2/15/. . HORAN'S I For latest Prams, and Pramettes,.v | : ? Strollers, 23/6, with hoods 32/6 J ' H - cane cribs and baby baskets' drop;side cots, and mattresses, folding bassinettes, strong . white ' duck. Auto trays, 17/6, 20/, ?/ 22/6; gent's 'robes, £2/19/6; . I' 'robes, with, mirror doors, £3 , 6/6, .£5/10/. /. j ; , HORAN'S ^ 1 i For ' 3-piece Lounge 'Suites, | Genoa: Velvet, £12/10/, £13 L 10/ to £35.. Easy- bedside chairs, folding bridge chairs, 13/6; deck cha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
PROFESSIONAL NOTICES y S. S. OXENHAM A.R.A.I.A., A.M.I.E. Aust. Architect & Consulting Engineer 1st Floor, Bank of N.S.W. Chambers, DEAN STREET, ALBURY Phone 574 FLEMING, HENDERSON AND STEDMAN SOLICITORS For New South Wales and Victoria. Albury Chambers, Cr. Kiewa & Dean Streets, Albury Triist Moneys to Lend on Approved Securities at Current Bates WILKINSON AND TWOME1 Solicitors, Albury & Wodonga QOL. WILKINSON, Commissioner for Affidavits of all Australian States, New Zealand and High Court of Australia for New South 'Wales and Victoria. Trust Moneys to Leiid on Approved Security. . PIANOFORTE (Theory & Harmony) nv/TlSS M. ROXBURGH, A.T.C.L., XVX' L.T.C.L., A.S.C.M., L.S.C.M. Win ner t'Rea Commemoratioii : Gold' Medal.' Coaching all T.C.L. and Con servatoriuin Examinations. Limited number of vacancies. Interviews only Sat., 1st Feb., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Studio re-opens Monday, 3rd February, C.M.L. House,
OBITUARY MR. G. A. ARMSTRONG [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
OBITUARY MR. G-. A. ARMSTRONG VSupt. G. H. Armstrong, Albury, rc ccivvJ information last Thursday night of the death of his father, Mr. George A. Armstrong, aged 82 years, at Oberon. Mr. Armstrong was con versing with his doctor in the latter 's consulting room when he collapsed and died. The late Mr. Armstrong was bofn in the Oberon district, and 1* i_t. ? 1,4., 1 1- ' ? ? .1 uvea titer© an jus uuniy engugeu in farming and p'ftstora-l pursuits. His wife predeceased him 10 years ago, and apart from Superintendent Armstrong, therc( are three other sons, one in Syd ney and two at Oberon, and a daughter at LidcoiJibe. The Armstrong family provides a distinct link with tho early colonial days, The late Mr. Arm strongs father Cttrittj to Australia when a young child, and -tVctS 0110 of the earliest settlers west of the Blue Moun tains. -At that. time, there was a con vict settlement at SathtirSt, but no :town, nor were there - ariy tOWils. ;far-; ther west. The town of LitligW Was not in...
PLANE MYSTERY CLEARED UP BODIES OF FOUR AIRMEN FOUND [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
PLANE MYSTERY CLEARED UP i BODIES OF POUR AIRMEN FOUND MELBOURNE. — Two men muster ing sheep on Mount Torbreek, about 15 miles south of Eildon Weir, on Wednesday, found the wreckage of an R.A.A.F. Avro-Anson plane and the bodies of four men in Air Force uniform. O.n May 17 last an Avro-Anson machine left Point Cook for -Camden Air i training school in N.S.W., but -did not reach its. destination. The crew- comprised: Flying Officer A. A. Daniels (pilot) ; Corporal - J. L. Stowder (wireless oporator),- Corporal F. E. Hyland ? (fitter), and Corporal F. H. Sass (fitter). . ? An extensive air and ground search lasting three weeks failed: to trace them. -i The plane was one of a formation- of three and reports were received that the machine dropped out of the forma tion and, after circling, headed south towards Mouth Torbreek, which is 5000 feet high. Tho machine disappeared into the mist. ; One of the most persistent searchers wa« Flight-Lieut. Hyland, father of one of the missing crew. ...
Golden Wedding Celebrated At West Wyalong [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Golden Wedding Celebrated At West Wyalong WEST WYALONG.— Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Ridley, Grenfell-.street, West Wvclong, celebrated their golden, wed ding las- c Saturday. A tea was held 'at ?the Masonic Half, at which there was a large attendance of relatives and friends. . , Mr. and Mrs. Ridley were among the oldest settlers in the Bena district, o'twI ann 1, ! aofonm Tli«i have proved splendid citizens over a very lengthy (period. Several years ago they retired and have since re sided in West Wyalong. The Rev. R. J. Cashin presided at the gathering, when warm tributes were paid to Mr. and Mrs. Ridley and their family. They were married at Forbes by the Rev. McCreadie. They reared a family of five sons and four daughters.
Fine Production Record [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Fine Production Record , I ? A: fine production -record of. a New Zealand-bred .Jersey cow is recalled by i the death of Coniston Goldie, bred and'.i owned . by ???,? Mr.;..,, E. . : Waterhouse, Takanini, N.Z. - - ^ . -. iiSlio is ' the : winner; ! of : five gold -medals ' for production, -more; : than credited to any other Jersey , in New Zealand. In 1931- she established what -was then: a Dominion record for junior two-year-olds— 74.2.71 lb fat. This she followed by productions of 918.96 lb. at five years; 8S5.45 lb. at seven years, and 789.0G ,1b. at nine years. Fortun ately,. Mr. Waterhouse, retains her blood lines in his stud by a number of her ' descendants. .
LATEST WHEAT VARIETY RECOMMENDATIONS Souther Belt and Central Western Plains Districts [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
? m ? Southern Belt and Central Western Plains Districts Latest wheat- variety recommendations of the Department : of Agriculture are given hereunder. Unless otherwise men tioned, the varieties recommended are suitable for both-grain and hay. v The :farmer who limits the varieties used to two or .three -,. of those recommended, as being best suited to' his zone will find that not only are his yields improved, but among other benefits, less work is involved in harvesting and less care is necessary , to maintain the purity of the seed. - In. the following . recommendations the - term 'Early Sowing'' means the first , sowing's within the suitable sow ing time 1 according to -the : district. 'Mid-season' sowings arc made: after the early sowings. 'Late'.' sowings are. the - last sowings of tlio - season; Sowings ; out of season, - either; very early or 'very late, usually -result in poor - .yields.-.- Early ;and very: early maturing, varieties . must not be sown e'arly, and - late matur...
Hambledon Stud Disease Free [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Hambledon Stud Disease /Free The /fatambledon Shorthorn stud, | owned Mr;. Owen Lloyd- Jones, Tar-,] cutta, N.S.W., lias been officially ex amined for tuberculosis and contagious i abortion, and has been certified free of both diseases. This is further evidence of the (breed's 'strong constitution, .and +i,„ .nnniniu nf Rlinvnli nm ho j UJ. bUU ? -- $ ing bred in the -Hambledoir stud. | Doccmber calving3 . at Haanbledon ii incluo. a particularly lino red-colored jj bull calf by Scotst-oii Call Boy (imp.), S from Milton's Bud. The new-comer is ] a full brother -to ? Hambledon Ian, j which realised 50 gns. at seven 1 months. ? i ! ; I -
Jerseys Popular In N.Z. [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Jerseys Popular In N.Z. The popularity of the Jersey breed in Now Zealand is indicated by the 1940 Volume of the New Zealand Jer sey Herd Book, which contains .15,201 1 registrations.! - The . highest -- producer; i of i the year is tho eight-year-old cow, I jHatclilTe : Gaiety Girl,., which -recently | completed- ;a C.O.B.t -test with 953 lb. j ?Po f ; onel it- Vino tn 7-nlirn timn f'nv n i first-class certificate. - The property of ??Mr. Mark Maras, Nuarau, Maunga- ? turoto, she was bred -by Mr. Ii. J. Kayo, Huinga, Stratford,', a' whose: sale ? in 1937v she was purchased by lier present owner for the inodest sum of 30 guineas. ? '
Agricultural Education FACILITIES AT HAWKESBURY COLLEGE [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Agricultural Education FACILITIES AT HAWKESBURY COLLEGE Attention is directed to the fact that the first session of the farming courses available at Ilawkesbury Agricultural College coiiinicnc'.cs on February 5. The courses referred to are: — ? 1. -Agriculture Diploma Course of' three years'- duration leading- to 'the H.D.A., and embracing- instruction in: general-.- agriculture and animal hus bandry. ; 2. Dairy, Diploma Course of ' two ' years' duration leading to - the H.If.D. and specially ? designed to qualify students for positions as dairy factory manager, ?v, -butter-inalcers, cliecsomak ers, milk-and -cream testers; and dairy ' instructors. ? Tlio fee (including board and: lodg ing) in- each .ease, is £16/10/ per ses-' sion. : . v -i: -: Full .details are obtainable from tlie : Under Secretary and Director, Depart ment -of Agriculture, Box 36 A, G;P.O., ' - Sydney. . ? ; - ? . .
TOMATOES FOR SAUCE MANUFACTURE Importance Of Quality [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
TOMATOES FOR SAUCE MANUFACTURE Importance Of , Quality Officers of the Division' of Plant In dustry, . Department of. Agriculture, state that, although there have been improvements in- the quality Qf to matoes handled by .factories in New South- Wales in recent years, com plaints- are - received from, time to -time that consignments are so inferior thojt. it is difficult for tlie factories to manufacture tomato ; products which comply with certain regulations under tlie Pure Food Act. - , i ? It is -apparent; that somo growers ) have not- - yet - realised that for manu- 1 facturing purposes tomatoes should be | of high quality and in fact, may be .only slightly inferior to those supplied i to -the open market, it -being stipu lated by a regulation of . the . Plant i Diseases. Act that- tomatoes for manu facturing' purposes myst' be sound and free from; diseasi? £\iid pest. . The tomatoes complained of are in most - cases crackecl, sun-scalded, diseas ed or.injuved by insects. Apart ...
Soil Erosion In Victoria REDUCES STORAGE CAPACITY OF WEIRS [Newspaper Article] — Albury Banner Wodonga Express and Riverina Stock Journal — 24 January 1941
Soil Erosion In Victoria REDUCES STORAGE CAPACITY OF WEIRS The Laanecoorie Weir, on the Loddon River, which was con structed 50 years ago at a cost of £186,000, had an original capacity of about 14,000 acre feet. To-day, owing to siltation, ' that storage capacity has been reduced ' to 665.0 acre-feet, representing a capital loss of at least £60,000. -Eild.pn Weir, a- comparatively recently constructed work, contained 1600 acre-feet of silt before the disastrous b'sh fires of 1939, and in the 1.2 months following those fires,' a further 10.00 acre-feet of silt have entered the storage, . with the resultant loss of storage capacity, to Victoria, These instances of tlm result of neglect: of the soil erosion ami' silta tion problem were quoted by ' the Minister of Water -Supply, Mr. F. E. Old, in niQvii^ the second reading ox, tlie Soil Conservation Board bill. Since the, passage of the bill, which met with general support in both houses, a uuuru consisting or. cieparunentai officers a...