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RECORD RIDE AROUND AUSTRALIA PER PUSH BIKE NIGH 50 YEARS AGO No. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
RECORD RIDE , AROUND ? - AUSTRALIA PER PUSH BIKE NIGH 50 YEARS AGO (By Donald Mackay, C.B.E.) No. 12. Just as we were leaving the table one, who said he was a vccalist. asked tt any of us cculd play the piano, which I noticed in one corner of the room Unfortunately, white accused me of being able to do so. Vainly declining, X was Escorted to the piano. There ] was nothing else for it. So. at 3 p.m. uul|cert started. Alter each song, drirnksl By 4 p.m. drinks were being Ijiought in at the middle of songs. In fact, it became about a 3-minute ser vice between the bar and parlor. Here things were free and easy. Any one went to the bar and helped himself and everyone else handy. Drinks were 1- ? I afterwards asked the proprietor how he found this worked out. He said there was no fear of losing. They were perfectly honest, and were more likely to chalk up too many than too few. It appeared there was a' cause as signed for the drinking bout. A dead man had been found some miles from the pu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
crgf-'' C'npy for tlie Press i slioiiltf |bf: In ink— .NOT RkNCJIL. .,1 ? don't ? ; bu yjff ; ? & m Jl When production catches up with demand you'll pet one twice as good for half the money. Needless buying on a limited market forces prices upward. Put that money into Savings Certificates now and have an instantly negotiable, interest en riched supply of money for later on. Buy and hold ! : SAVINGS CERTIFICATES , i and 6d. SAVINGS | CERTIFICATE^STAMPS : Cohen's Corner Winter Sale-'; Commences Thursday, July 18th, and closes Saturday, July 27th j; S MANCHESTER DEPT. Mill. B. and \V. BED TICKING, 1/1 1 I yard and 41 coupons. Sale Prici'.! 4/G YARD. 54in. UNBLEACHED SHEETING. 1/t: 4/11, and 5/11 yard and 35 fim ' pons. Sale Prices, 4/2, 4/0, and ! i 5/G YARD. 54in. WHITE SHEETING. 1/11 yart' I' and 31 coupons. Sail- Price, 4/( YARD. 49in. WHITE TWILL SHEETING, 4/11 yard and ccupons. Sale price 4/5 YARD. |18in. UNBLEACHED TU'lLI- SHEET k'NG, 5/11 yard and 5 coupon: I Sale Price,...
CHURCH NOTICES CHURCH OF ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
CHURCH NOTICES ' CHURCH OF ENGLAND Wednesday, July 17: Christ Church 7.30, Holy communion. Thursday, July 18, Women's Guild, 3, Talk by Rev. W .H. Chamberlain. 'Life in England Today.' All church women invited. Friday, July 19. Choir Practice, 7.15; Young Anglican Meeting, 8. Sunday, July 21, 5th Sunday after Trinity: Christ- Church 8, 'Holy Com munion; 9.30, Family Eucharist; 7.30; Evensong. Rev. A. W. Harris, Ractor. PRESBTERIAN I Friday: choir Practice, 8; Congre gational Social. 7.30. Sunday: Scots Church, 11, induc tion of Elder; 7.30. Frank Lackey (late A.I. F.i, of Young; Wallendbeen, Church service 3. Rev. Harold Per kins, minister. METHODIST Sunday, July 21: Cootamundra. 11. service conducted by members of the i.ou, uuiiauciett oy itev. R. J. Cashin (Communion)-. Stockinbingal, 11; Cullinga, 3. Rev. R. J. Cashin, Monday: Boys' meeting. 7.30. Wednesday: Missionary Auxiliary Meeting, 3, and C.E. meeting, 7.30. Friday: choir practice, 7.30.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
PERSONAL Cootamundra railwnytnen who made the run yesterday over the new spiral road between Bethungra and Tan yinua included Messrs. C. Greaves, Tasker. Irwin. Baker, Hicke.v, Large, Hamilton. Pigram and W. Lesberg. Tiie saw news came from Orange of the death of Dorothy Duckworth, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hor ace Duckworth, formerly of Coota mundra, where Mr. Duckworth was for some years manager of our gasworks. Old friends here will be sorry to hear of Mr. and Mrs. Duckworth's sad ber eavement. Deceased was a student at the Cootamundra I H.S. Another daughter. Mary, was a champion swim mer at Cootamundia. ? Mrs. Jimmy Callan is in Sydney at the moment and will return is snnn as her husband. Major Callan. receives his discharge from the A.I.F. Major Callan has spent the last six months in charge of the war criminal eases in Rabaul. Jim hopes to be back at Cootamundra any day now. and is an xious to renew friendships. For some months past. Mr. R. Rich ards has been conductin...
COOTAMUNDRA AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIAL FUND QUEEN COMPETITION [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
I COOTAMUNDRA AND DISTRICT WAR MEMORIAL FUND QUEEN COMPETITION The voting so far is: Ccmmcrcc Queen (Eileen O'Ncil) 4040 Sports Queen t'Tim' Smith) .. 301G Miss Joyce chandlsr is working very hard to make the dance for the commerce queen, on Thursday night.' a huge success. It has been said that) several car loads nf rlnnepio -in, I lug from Tsmora and Cullinga. Mr Jim Woods's Melodians are always a terrific draw. Da you know what a lucky chair is? You'll find out at the card party at Hi? -Aiki011. on Friday fcr the sports queen. - II llllllHIIHHUBI III nil II
COOTAMUNDRA ROTARY CLUB Visit From Governor Of 76th District [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
| COOTAMUNDRA ROTARY CLUB Visit' From Governor Of 76th District Yesterday the Cootamundra Cluh had a visit from tlie Governor of its | Rotary District (76th), Rotarian Har old Jones, of Canberra, accompanied j b.v Rctarian Daly, when there was aj full board to greet them, and a genial , t lmi. was snent. The choruses rattled the rafters of the meeting and greeting place— the C.W.A. rooms, and tlie address from the' leader, whose office wa.s extended to a second year, was bright and interest ing. 'Each of you was invited to join the -jrcat Rotary family only after the closest scrutiny of your personal and business standing in the community.' he said. 'You were invited because it was fcit that you could contribute something to the organisation, and gain something from it. As individuals you have a great personal responsibility to live up to your trustccdi'p for your exclusive classification. 'One of' the inspiring things about Rotary Is that it is founded upon prin ciples to which all...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
SMALL ADVTS.— Wanted, Pound, Lust. To-Let, For sale, etc.— are Gd per line per Issue (6 words to a line), with a minimum charge of 1/6. WANTED, Cottage, plat, or Rooms, necomoilate two. Apply tilts office, NO COUPONS ! NO COUPONS ! WOOL FROCKS AM) CARDIGANS ALL SIZES AND COLORS AT THE SALON 160 PARKER STREET COOTAMUNDRA IT'S HERE ! THE BRITISH FLYM8 STANDARD SEE IT TODAY AND WEDNESDAY BARR'S GARAGE WANTED. Reliable Boy. for full-tim: work. £3 a week. Apply Nick EI: 1 ? Cuitamundra Fruit Mart. Parker « WANTED lor country home in HjI bi'coV: di.strrjt. cook, or cook-goner*.1 i. or general help. Wages. £2 Hi ;; ;? week. Apply Hclman and Limiv.i,1. Cootamundra. WANTED. Girls. M-1H years Apply Clothing Factory. WANTED, Teni|jcr:iry I!ou:-eki epe! £3 per week. Apply [his office. WANTED. \\ii irk Gi:i. N- washing.! Mrs. Bassiimiawaisihtf. 138 Wai!e:: dcon Strci | WANTED. }u\f- nl bes in any qu.r.1-! tity or cct.di:i:in. Apply L. Mmhcs. l-'l ' Temora ftice;. Coo:ii:n:indra. Ph'.m1 333. i ? ...
MUTTAMA RED CROSS BRANCH Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
MUTTAMARED CROSS BRANCH Annual Meeting The above was. .held at the. home H of Mr. and Mrs. Donoghue, with a fair H attendance of members. -Miss N. H Finlay (president) occupied the chair, H and presented the following report: SB 'Another year has closed for all H9 Red cross branches, and it is with H great joy that we realise that our ac- E| tivities are now peace-time, in nature Hfl The gross receipts in the ! Muttamu H9 branch for the year amounted to Kgl £303/17' 10. Parcels of sewn,, and Km knitted articles, numbering 206, were E9 forwarded to the Red Cross Store, a Hh carton or books and magazines wts EB also sent to the Red Cross book depot. El This year the branch . (yirolled u K§ members, showing a regrettable de cllne on the figures of the . prevlou:,- Rag year. Our first function of the past. year was a tennis tournament held on K^f| the Muttama courts in September. K|| and we were most grateful, to Mrs. Eili Willis for the capable manner in EsS which she acted as organise...
CRUELTY TO A DOG [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
CRUELTY TO A DOG Henry Glendenning. consignor of a ] dog by rail on a leiythy journey, was I fined £8. and ordered to pay 8 costs, by Mr. R. A. Hardwicke, P.M.. in the I Wagga Court ol Petty Sessions, on a charge of causing the animal unneces- I sai'.v sufTerin'. John Ciiris.oph.er Flynn. railway por ter. deposed that when the box in which the dog had been placed was received at tlie Wagga railway station, '.he animal was found to be so cramped that it could not move. It was taken I out of the box. and for nearly 20 min- I nte:-: was unable to move, and it was j half an hour before it could stand. Mr. Hardwicke said that such a case deserved severe treatment, but in view or the fact that it was the first time, Gier.dcnning, who claimed to be a fre quent consignor of dogs to all parts of tiie State, had been charged, he would be more ienicnt than he would under other circumstances.
SOUTH-WEST SHOWS ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
SOUTH-WEST SHOWS ASSOCIATION Twcnty-l'our representatives [rum 12 show societies met in Temora when Hie Council of the Smith-wc.st fibmv.'i'l Association- conferred on problem.; :is-j scciated with country .--hows j The liieeling fully discussed :i-l;iii'.:i- j with the Side Showmen's tituU! and 1 decidcd that the association ir!a:n t.-.i- j right to grant sole- rights to air.naej they wish. ! Dates [or the 1917 shows will be !i\ e;l at the November meeting. 1 Tlie president pninttd out thai i Mation fee.s were now due. These were I based on 20 - for every £100 pi'i/r- 1 money, cr part thereof, with a mini mum of 21 . It was agreed thai tin.-1 year's subscription v.ould make the m-- , cieties financial until September. !!U7. j In addition to tiie president aivi sec retary. those |)rc.ieiii at tlie laeetir.g were : Mcf.«re. Reading and Bragg 'Qoota mur.drai. J. Woodside ? Grillltli i . W. Hawkpr and A. Jamieson ' Barehau », Stanifortli and Butler (West Wyalong'. Coc'.dingtun and King...
CRUMBS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
CRUMBS Cootamundra had G pts. of rain for ' the 24 hours up to 9 a.m. today. Machine-syphonnd quarts are always j on hand at the Railway Hotel. I A skeleton tram service will operate in Sydney and Newcastle on Sunday. Britain is expected to spend only a very small part of tlie U.S. loan on food and luxuries. a suomission on me oiicipuiuiig ui coalmincrs fcr trivial stoppages is to be discussed by Federal Cabinet today. Tiie Liberal Party has indicated to Mr. R. G. Casey the seats for which he might secure the local endorsement. See the British Flying Standard to day and tomorrow at Ban's Garage. Australia will lollow Britain's lead in any decision on pctroi rationing aris ing Irom American ratification ol the loan lo Britain. 1 Wool lrocks and cardigans can be had in all sizes and colors at the Salon, 100 Parker street. I Tlie Deputy Prices Commissioner in Adelaide received an anonymous letter threatening his life if he vontinued to harry black market operators. I General Draka Mikh...
"THANK YOU," AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
'THANK YOU,' AUSTUAUA T'.n leader of the Opposition in the Senate .Senator McLca.vi has re ceived a letter from M:'s. E. Skinner, ol Br.ngsiead. Surrey 'England), thanking him personally for his ex pressed wish that the people of Aus tralia should be encouraged lo l'urt'.i er assist Britain with foodstuffs. Three weeks ago, in the Senate. Senator McLeay moved a motion urging tlie pecple of Australia to mak:; I even greater sacrifices so that more' food could be sent to Britain. | in her letter Mrs. skinner, who re- 1 f erred to herself as an 'ordinary housewife,' said: 'Tne women of England are feel ing the strain more now than ever.' The majority of Ihem are near break- 1 Ina noint. I 'Life. is easy for those who deal on the black market, but for the ma- 1 jority who have neither money norj the wish to do so. it is a continual battle with queues. trying to find' enough food each day.' | Mrs. skinner said she wished site could speak to all Australians person ally. as it was much eas...
DISTRICT HOSPITAL LADIES' AUXILIARY Annual Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
DISTRICT HOSPITAL LADIES' AUXILIARY Annual Meeting At the annual meeting of the Cootamundra District Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary the president (Mrs. C. J. Raff) submitted the following annual report; I 'The year ending on 30th June, I 194G. is one of mixid fortunes fcr the auxiliary. We have lost, through re- j moval from the town, a .secretary in Mrs. Stevenson, on whom we had all learned to rely, and we still have not] filled 1 r place; Mrs. l.orger, who was acting .u'asurer for part of this yea r also left, and is very much missed:] and Mrs. Cowdroy, one of our most loyal members, has left the district i to live in Sydney. To those we now I have to add the deeply-regretted pas sing of Mrs. Armour. It is encourag ing. however, to report six now mem bers. and we hope to be able to add to these and continue a useful work. 'During the year the auxiliary catered for the Manchester Unity Lodge ball, the rodeo, and two race mnntinriu Tn r*nmmnt!nn urlfh MiPiif* caterings we wish to aga'n...
RESTRICTED RAILWAY SERVICES Coal Stocks Still Very Low [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 16 July 1946
RESTRICTED RAILWAY SERVICES Coal Stocks Still Very j Low SYDNEY, Tuesday: Railway train services in New South Wales would be maintained on the present restricted scale, while coal stocks could be ob tained, said a Railway Department spokesman last- night. H' thnt thorn \vncs anv ivn mediate intention to cancel services and to run only good trains carrying essential commodities. Coal stocks were very low; but coal was coming: in every day, and while that lusted there would be no change in the pre sent position. | Passenger services in the country had been particularly hard hit. for such trains carried mail as well as passengers, and people suffered ^reat inconveniencc with the restricted services. Tlie state secretary of the A.R.U. i Mr. J. Ferguson, M.L.C.) said last night that if any railway man was re trenched or .stood down because of the restrictions, the A.R.U. would put into operation its plan to haul coal only for the railway::. and essential services. | Mr. Fergusion said th...
CORRESPONDENCE (To the Editor.) proposed Recasting of the War Memorial Scheme [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 17 July 1946
CORRESPONDENCE (To the Editor.) proposed Recasting of the War Memorial Scheme Dear Sir: The previous correspond ence referring to the proposed re construction of the existing scheme for a war memorial in this town has been read with interest. Tne lack oi support ana interest ens- \ played by the general public in the! war memorial scheme to date is quite unbelievable. Surely the citizens . of Ccotamundra realise that the members nf the 'ommittee of the Cootamundra and 1 strict War Memorial Fund arc ciuite a! ruistic in their desire to erect a fitting memorial to the men ar.d women of this district who gave their lives in the cause of freedom. A prnof ( of their sincerity lies in the fact that . they are willing and anxious to re construct the present scheme, and to devise some plan that will fall in: with the wishes of the entire com munity. The idea of a community centre in-: corporating a youth centre should have a popular appeal. May I endorse the hope of the organising secretary...
CRUMBS [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 17 July 1946
CRUMBS The Town Council meets again next Monday night. A consignment of tqbacco due at Cootamundra this morning disappear ed in transit. Cootamundra hsul 4 pts. of rain up to 3 a.m. today, at which time light, misty rain was falling. Cootamundra has recorded rain on eight days during July, but has had only 110 points, including 76 on the first of tlie month. Apples arc advertised for sale by the Valle Orchards. Batlow. Kay Leanard for all types of bou quets. Phone 302. Trim's will sell stocktaking clear outs at reduced prices on Friday and | Saturday only. I Quinn's corner garage now has the agency for Mitchell Shearer farm machinery and Allis-Chalmers tractors. Goldsbrouyh Mort & Co. Ltd.. in corporating W. H. Whealley. Goulburn. will yard 15000 district-bred sheep at their .special sheep sale at Goulburn next Thursday. See Mr. Sid Chambers, cit the Mod ern Garage. Wallendoon Street, for automobile rcboring jobs. Phone 100. Me.v.is. Fuller liras.. for all clashes of slot I:...
LESS DRAUGHT BEER NEXT MONTH [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 17 July 1946
LESS DRAUGHT BEER NEXT MONTH SYDNEY. Wed.: Although supplies of boiu'i'd beer were expected to show a .slight improvement next month, less draught beer would be available. Ac cording to a Sydney llcencee, a repre sentative of Tooth's brewery has noti fied officially that a cut of less than 10 per cent, will operate from the first week In August. A U.L.V. spokesman said that Hip a-liJii was 'iniuely seasonable.'
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 17 July 1946
PERSONAL Mrs. Fred Emanuel. of Hay street, was conveyed by ambulance yesterday to the District Hospital. Sergeant W. Grace, of Orange Police, lias been transferred to charge of In vereil. Since he joined the force-. Ser geant Grace has served at Hermidale, Hargroaves. Huinula, Tumut. Balklalc, Young. Menindie and Cowra. Tho piece of. steel wedge, which en tered the eye of Mr. Noel Fuller, of I Tumut. on Saturday week, has not yet i been removed. An effort was made tc extract it with the aid of a magnet. A young returned soldier, Mr. Ken neth Brown, and his wife and family, lost all their possessions when a lire destroyed their newly-erected home m Goulburn. General George Kenny, of the U.S. Air Force, visited Griffith at the week end as the guest of Mr. and Mrs George Spicr.s and their (laughter, Mrs. Beryl Stevenson, who was a commis sioned officer on the general's secre tariat through all his campaigns from New Guinea to Tokyo.
KANGAROO LEAPS ON HORSE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Daily Herald — 17 July 1946
KANGAROO LEAPS ON HORSE An 'old man' kangaroo, trapped by dogs in a blind gully near Weabonga. leaped 12 feet over the dogs' heads on to tlie back of a horse behind the rider, Mr. H. Coleman, the manager I of Mr. C. Herden's property. 'Orwell.' Describing the kangaroo's 'kamikazai' leap yesterday, Coleman said: 'Both tlie horse and the kangaroo were too amazed at the unusual sot-up to doj anything. The horse was the first to ] recover and shook off its unwanted rider with a terrified leap.'