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WEDDING NORMAN—O'DWYER [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
WEDDING NORMAN-O'DWYER With the. Rev.. Father Greale'y. as the officiating clergyman .tit nuptial mlass, the ."Star of th Sea" 'Cathiolic Chuirch, Shellh:arbouriwavs the scene of a very prletty , weddi on . 31st May, whlienColleen `Pauline, thirid dtlaghterl of Mr. and Mrs. - Irvine O'Dwyer,' of Dunmore, was mi~rried to Allan Francis. only son of Mr. F. W Norman, and. the late Mrs N!or nanu, of Wollongong. SThe bride' entered the church onc lh'e arm of her father, to to thestrains o. the Wedding ,March, wearing a gown of ivory sli.p per satin and Il'i ch 'lace. Her embroided veil n'as held in place by a coronet .0oi w .lte' hyacinths. She carriedl a shower bouquet of white ch'rysanthe - i' mns ant( orchids. The bridesmaids; Miss Clare O'Dwyer and Miss Betty Fuller, were gowned in frocks of pink and blue emnupssed marqdisette and-. 'wore coronets 'of pink camelias and vi:a lets. They also carried bouquets of "pink camnelias and' violets. Mr, .Henry Warren was best man ai d Mr. Ron Pe...
M.U.I.O.O.F. LODGE Installation at Kiama [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
M.U.LO.O.F. LODGE Installation at Kiama The Illawiarra District ' a the Manchester Unity Oider' of' Odd .11.ellos ield, thici i23ir: Annual Meetd 'ng:' at'K(al?ma on Satiilcl y last ' Delegates. fioni the lvaious` odges i. hh ''distriti aiind Oltceris. fi imtihe Grand Lodge weire teriderl e civic I,\ 'elcole byI the":' Mayroi(Aid., W.,R iHolde!i) who was accompanied by :thTow aOn fCler' (Mri IH Lyonls) Diii' ig the afternoon,. the' business session was held in the Mason'ic Hall. D.G.M: Bio S, T. 'Dingle, pire siding. Thlie D: GC. M gave an', addaress' on the ':.piogiess o, the.i .rder in: tliis disticit, duriiiig his year. of :diice and tlthankled; his offictcis ,tor their .do operatioiin. "Followling discussion oin business' affectingg the woikiing of the Lodge, the following ofliceis were appointed foir the ensuing year: ','District Grand Mastei: Bro' C. Jacques ,,(North Illawarra'.) Deputy D.G:M.: B.Gro.' G : ý McNaiir (Port Kembla). IIP.DGO.M.: B]io. S. E, Dingle (Coiln iston): ...
COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
COMING EVENTS July 11-Cricketers Prem. Ball, Ki. July 12-Girl Guide Fete, Kiamn.: July 18-Show Ball, Albion Park. July 25th-E.P. & Dance, Albion Pk. July 25-Cricket Prem. Ball, G'gong. Aug. 1-Diggers' Ball, Jamberoo Aug. 6-G.U.O.O.F. Ball, Albion Pk. Aug. 7-Meth. Tea Box Afternoon Ki. Aug. 14-Girl Guide Concert, Kiama Aug. 22nd-Catholic Ball, Albion,Pk. Aug. 27-Diggers Ball, Gerringong. Aug. 29-G.F.C. Concert, Jamberoo. Sept. 5-Diggers Ball, Albion-Park. Sept. 12-C.W.A. Y'ger Set Dance, Ki. Sept. 18th--Meth. Spring Fair, J'roo Sept. 26-Diggers' Ball, Kiama. Sept. 30-C. of E. Tea Meeting, Ki. Oct. 7-Scots Church Spring Fair, Ki. Oct. 14-C. of E. Flower Show, J'roo Oct. 29-Spring Show, Gerringong. Dec. 5-C.W.A. Y'ger Set Dance, ,Ki.
WHAT LEGACY DOES [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
'WHAT ' LEGACY DOES The announcement of Legacy's Wain; Orphans': Day always evokes a number o'fr inquiries ..as, to 11 how Leg acy oi'kis implemented.. The gen eral: piblic' display a lively interest. in the manner in which help is" ex tended, to .whom and under, what conditions. ' The answer,: broadly speaking, is: that .Legacy undertakes the moral, spiritual and ,physical welfare of the widows and children .of deceased servicemen, :whether they were kil led on active service or diet subse quently, in civilian life. Members of' Legacy : are I all ex servicemen who, . have voluntarily, undertaken' to become foster fathers,' in. the truest sense of the term, to the children of their -former com rades., Typical :Of their. care : is the case of four children; whose father joined the. "great. Battalion" ten years.ago, leaving the little family total orphans. Legacy 'subsidised an aunt, who went to live at the children's home and to bring them up, with Legacy's : hellp, .as their parents...
R.S.S.A.I.L.A. At Gerringong [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
:At: Gerringong:: T'i herewasa good rially -ofDiggers at tlhe: usual imonltly1imeeting o fthe Gerringong Sub- biranchi !tho Presi cleat, W i H I1\iile w in .tlh "TheT lUis 01epoi ted 1tht the finances ivee in' 'a lhealthy positiof The. President reported on the' last D stiict 4ooun;cil meetigh which :1was held at Now1 aIThe Council hIas pio grossed excellently sihceits foi;nima tion a short time ago The next meeting willlie . held at,: G elihgoiing onithile 29th July. It ,was decided: oi- the, i motion of W. Gemnulill hia: the Sub bra llnch: hiold an ainnualiaRe-union, the date of 'the '19-47 function to be decided :at thle next meetilig. The 'doors of tthe Club Room on the souitherni side are badly de cayed and the. meeting' decided that 'relialls should be carried. out is soon' as practicable to make them in keeping with the rest of the club rooii.. Mr. Sanu Hordern, of Sydney,l has accepted the Invitation, of the Sub branch to open the Diggers:; Ball later in the year. SThe Presi...
NEW APPARATUS For Milk Testing [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
:NEW APPARATUS For Milk Pesting .For: many yeai's past testing"? of milk for sediment has been 'a sore point with. most 'suppliers to. the' Milk Board. The '"iroceduire has:: been to take, a sample of ,milk once - weel ,. a'nd, pass it:thr'ough a wad. Many farm-. ers have, argued that their milk was not dirty, yet at times it has had sediment under test ' ,,,ow it appears, the fai'mers :'may have bleen:, correct in their conten tion. However steps have been taken at..local factories to' eliminate the trouble. Originally the tests were done, in a hand, operated vessel where the air was ,comprlessed by means ' of hand action on a 'rubber bullb; but some twelve years ago the American idea' of an air pressure system mecih anically maintained and . operated through pipes, tabis, etc.,: was instal led at Jamberoo, approved by the Milk Board and gradually adopted by the various factories. It Was event; lally:discovered 'by operators at the Jamberoo factory that sediment, col lected from th...
FOOTBALL ADVICE TO FOOTBALLERS [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
FOOTBALL ADVICE ,TO FOOTBALLERS 1. Never swallow the dummy; don't even take a single suck, it's poison. 2. Take the shortest cut 'to the goal line.. The longest way round is only a love song; you try it and it's your swan-song. 3. Play the whistle. The bloke blowing it may be as mad as the Mayor of Callan Park, bhit he's your boss to-day and what he blows goes. 4. Don't wait for the bounce bf thle ball. In 1942 ten professors went mad trying to work out what direc-o tion a ball went when it hit the ground. They were professors of mathematics-and don't thing aritli nietis is just the name of an old- time racehorse. 5. You are not playing. the oppos ition side on your own. There al~.e others in the team besides yoit. Al ways remember your supporting players. 6. You can always learn. If you arie too thin-skinned to take a little criticism you are too soft to take a lump. You should take on marbles or snakes and ladders.--"Cobargo Chronicle,"
SOLDIER LAND SETTLEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 9 July 1947
SOLDIER LAND . SETTLEMENT The recently appointed'. Minister for Lands, Mr. W. F. Sheahan, has appealed to landowners for assist ance In an endeavour .to speed up the land settlement of soldiers. In a letter to dur State Member, Mr. Jack Beale, M.L.A., the Minister stated: "In connection with returned sold ier settlement, I would be glad to have any recommendations from you of Estates in your Electorate which you consider suitable for soldier settlement. "It would be helpful to me and the Department if you could , state the apuroximate' area of the prop erties referred to, the nature of the present use of the, holdings, and par ticularly the family responsibilities of the owners. "This information will be filed in the Lands Department for easy and ready reference." Local Member's Views to be Obtained "In future, any land that may, be contemplated for acquisition for closer settlement, as distinct from promotion cases, will be referred to the Local Member concerned, with an invitation...
SCHOOL BOY'S UNUSUAL PENSION [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
* SCHOOL. BOY'S UNUSUAL PENSION Somewhere in this State;is a small school boy who ,is about to be pen-. stioned off--on,-ice cream. This boy,. y"t to be discovered,. will be 'able ,to;, walk into his local. shop,.evdry,:day, of the. week d?uring the Whole .of .1948: and have at'! Mc Niven's 'ice-creait' ."oni th? house.". , In ,n effoi't to assist the C'ommon wvealtli Loans and: National Savings Organisation and stimulate` the sale of 6d GSavings Stamps in this 'State, and at the sanie 'time" impress upon N.S.W. school 'childien': the need and benefit of saving,: well-known ice cream manufacturer, M1r. "C. R. Mc Niven, has donated a free, McNiv en's ice-cream a day 'for twelve months' to the N.S.W. boy savihg the most Gd Savings Stamps ,between now and 30th October. `"Too many youngsters are spend ing their 'pocket money gambling on dogs 'and horses," said Mr. McNiven, "and even the smallest seems ,to know all about the "form" for Sat urday., If these children could 'be persuaded to...
A.I.S. SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
A.IS. SOCIETY A meeting of the I.S. Society was' held nl the ConcilnChambers; Kiama on Tues lay last,. The' Presi dent' (Mrr.: . Grey) p" presided . and therie, were "also; .present: Messrs., G.: J. Alexander, J, W. Gullen, P: O'Keefe A. W,. Downles, G:: , Chittick, E. Dunster, E. J. Noble, F. Sims, A. L, ;Fredericks, P: .Chittick, R:;: J. Wilsoni NN. Richaidson,, J. Johlston; C. R. Chittick, A, Gall, R. Brennan, J. Cope : (Treasurer) and H. R. East (Secretary). The President, moved ' resolutions of condolence to iMr?. anlid Mrs.: P, O'Keefe in the-death of h"is aunt and wife's n mother CORRESPONDENCE From J. Wills resigning from the Society. From G. F. Shirley apologising for' absence from meeting as he was go ing to New Zealand. He stated he was taking the films of Illawarra with him and would be showinig them in a number of :towns in New Zeal and. From the Federal Council notifyinjg a meeting to be held in Melbourne and asking if the branch had' any notices of motions which they ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER AND JEWELLER. F. E. PALIN PHONE: KIAMA 82 During, these dibicult days, no business. fs more handicapped by the scarcity of stodk and material than is the WATCH and JEWELLERY TRADE, and whilst we are looking for the silver lining, all sections of the community arq carrying on with little complaining. F. E. PALIN thanks his many customers for their tolerance in i)nconvenience and in waiting for repairs. and trusts the time will not be far distant when the trials of to-day are a thing of the past. 24 YEAAS OF PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE IN ALL CLASSES OF CLOCK AND WATCH REPAIRS. ALL WORK IS GUARANTEED W. G. SANDS Announces that he is now operat. ing a taxi cab in addition to the Tourist Service in Kiama. Phone 203-ANY HOUR ' BUY LOCKETT'S AMAKI SAUCE Sold by all Grocers. / Claude L. Knight, F.I.O. (By Exaim.) OPTOMETRIST & OPTICIAN TERRALONG ST., KIAMA PHONE KIA 7. / ! Berry visited every Wednesday. Albion Park 1st & 3rd Tuesdays Dapto, Mondays 7.30 to 9 p...
LOCAL GOVERNMENT [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
LOCAL GOVERNMENT A man likes to manage his own affairs. Similarly, when people find that they have certain needs, in common the natural tendency. is for them to pool, their resources to meet those needs. This is the origin of the system of Local Government-a system by. which the people entrust to a few the responsibility to act as it were, as a Board of Directors, chai'ged with the management of the corpor ate business of their community. That is really what your Shire or Municipal Council is. SThus, Local Government is true self-government. It provides the means whereby the citizen can par ticipate in government: "It is good. for the community, because it gives opportunities for self-explression to those 'with capacity for leadership. It makes men among men. It is efficieint, because Aldermen, . Coun cillors and officials are. close to the people and know their , real needs. Many. services demand local know ledge, local understanding and local loyalty. Remote control of Boards, Com...
THE TIDES [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
THE TIDES .The following times are taken as at Fort Denison, Sydney; Kiama is approximately .20' minutes later: S JULY /Sunday 13th: High 3 a.m. and 3856 p.m:; Low 9:19 .'a.m.: and 10.16 p.ni; Monday 14th: High .4.9 a.m. aid 4.54 p.m.; Low 10.11 a.m. and 11.25 p.m. Tuesday 15th: High 5.19 a.m. and 5 51' p.m.; Low 11.6 a.m; Wednesday 16th: High 6.25 a.m.. and 6.46 p.m.; Low 12.29 a.m. and 12.1 p.m. Thursday 17th: High 7.25-a.m. and 7.39 p.m.; Low 1.26 a.m. & 12.59 p.m. Friday 18th: High 8.20 a.m. and 8.30 p.m.; Low 3.15 a.m. & 2.50 p.m.
PREFERENCE TO SOLDIERS Appointments as Poll Clerks [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
PREFERENCE TO'D Appointments as Poll Clerks '. ,Prieference. was ,,given to :ex.se v icemen,: aiplicants, for ,,vacancies s: as. pIoll: cleriks.provided.. they.: held? .,the qualifications ,to. perform the dutes of,'the appointment .. Ta t assuria'ndce ,,as given to,, tile Member for` Illawaira. (Mir iowai'rd Fowles, M.L.A,) by .the Chief Sece tar'y (Mr,. Baddeley) I ili ;,reply, C ,to. representations, oii belialf of the sub branches. of? the AR.S.S.A:I: L,.A of the Illawarra Electorate: , SReturning officers, the Chief:Sec retary said, were, appointed on tile recommendation of ,the. Public Ser-' vice Board. "Your. representations,", .,he went' on, :"will be forwarded to thxt auiit ority." Poll, clerks were appointed by the ietutirning officer, for an electoral dis-: trict when vacancies occurred and' preference was given to ex-service men. , . The,'returfiing o'fficer was required to see that competent persons were employed and that such p.,ersons were not: actively associated .wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
PRODUCI _r ALL. VARIETIES - . ANY QUANTITY; ' "NEWPRO" DAIRY MEAL *MILO MEAL I .CRUSHED OATS. Also on Stock: Jute Cow Rugs. 6' Angle Steel Posts S Massey.Harris Diamolnd IHar ro'`s.. Neptune Kerosene, Oils and Greases Tullochs Steel Shovels. Call in and Inspect our Stocks at N.S.W. PRODUCE CO. PTY LTn, Manning Street - Kiama Agents for:-NEPTUNE OIL, MASSEY HARRIS & YATES' SEEDS a. RING p&l Ol. OA 0 Aw ..WAYS a courteou, prompt service at _ this store. cOality goods and low 7RY us picea are hand in hand. Your grocery needs will be supplied better hero, P. J, DAVIES STOREKEEPER 'Phone 138 NORTH KIAMA WIRELESS AND REFRIGERATORS SALES AND SERVICE .Courteous Attention to Inquiries IR OBERTS KIAMA -- -- -- - -. --- . Phone 60 NEALL'S-. ACCESSORIES SUPPLY SERTVICE 40 TERRALONG STREET, KIAMA SSUPPLERS OF ALL SPORTING EQUIPMENT QUALITY FISHING TACKLE SMOTOR ACCESSOR'ES TOOLS OF ALL TRADES WE SPECIALISE IN-. TENNIS RACKET RESTRINGS BATTERY CHARGING. CYCLE REPAIRS AGENTS FOR- M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
SELDON COCKS PHONE: Kiama 67. ' WHITE AN TS ".' COCKROACHES; BORERS F UMIGATIONS ETC. Consult- H. W. POWELL & C. 72 PITT ST., SYDNEY H. W. POWELL& Co:` . SLICENSED ,FUMIGATO ",j ESTIMATES FREE - - ALL WORK GUARANTEED Regu ar '.ln ?pections Arrarnged District Representatives-- DAPTO 66 T' HIRROUL, 394 FARMS WANTED Of All Descriptions URGENT FOR CASH BUYERS SUBMIT PARTICULARS IMMEDIATELY. USUAL CHARGES No SALE'NO COMMISSION BASIS Send for Quiestionnaire Form Sydney's Farm Specialists Pty." Ltd. 28 MARTIN PLACE, SYDNEY PHONE B 1188, after hours FU 5950 C INTERNATIONAL THE full range . i ncludes utilities, light, medium, and heavy-duty Internationals in capacities from half ton to ten tons. Ask us NOW for full information., ii See your local International Harvester Co. Agent J. N. King and Sons Pty. Ltd. KIAMA & WOLLONGONG - Phone Klama 151, W'gong 636 BE WISE-SHOP AT. . . . D W IUGHES, CHEMIST Terralong Street, KIAMA THE CHEMIST THAT SERVES YOU BEST PHONE KIAMA ...
MISSING BOY Found at Gerringong [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
, MISSING BOY Found at Gerrirgong On, Tuesday ':afternoon iresidents of Ge'rringong noticed a young boby 'whndering around the dire'ssing shiedli at the baths at' Ourie Beach. :Af ter one, of: them had investigated tlih Police .were nliotified The boy was taken, into. custody:.anld his ,plarents notified. Next; da~t,..tley came lo'v from Sydney ai'd collected hiii. The lad, who ,.was only i yc'ri:, of, age; showved ?remarkable ena ura te, .n that all he had jfoi-covQIing was. w\vý'o' sugai `bigs.' H 'liad" sli'nts '10 dayu in thedressing sheds arid must have, felt the 'cold. .consideiraly . at night, as' he 'had no :fire noi anlny-: thling other than the two bags to, give himnt warmnth. For food he raided a nearby 'atch of maize and with?.a few shillings he. hail bought other .f*dood' .in the town- ship. It is remarkable that so young. aI boy would have persisted in camping iilui, anii in such circuinstances for ,o long.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
FUNERAL NOTICE , CHITTI'CK--The 'relatives 'and friends :of the .late Mr., Robert 'Chittick, of Willow Vale, Gerrin gong, are kindly. invited to attend his funeral' to leave the IVMethodist Church, Gerringong, TO-DAY (Saturday) after a' service conm niencing at 1.30 p.m. for the Ger rhigong Cemetery. "KEITH KENDALL Funeral Director, Kiama' ,RETURN THANKS : RS AI. M. CROFTS and Family of Owen Pai'k .' Road, Bellambi (late of ' Shellharbour), sincerely thank all kind, friends for floral trib utes, telegrams, cards and kind ex . pressions of sympathy in the loss' of :/their .beloved 'husband and dear father, Norman (Frank) Crofts, who passed away on 20th June, 1947, aged 65 years. XWill all please accept this as our personal thanks.
BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
BATTLE OF BRITAIN MVIEMORIAL An architect who comes from Adelaide, W.. Wylton Todd, in a recent BBC talk, spoke of the diff LtuiuLes that architects working. in Britain nowadays have to face. "Be ing an architect in Englancd in 1947, is no joke," he said, "Once upon, a unie I'd be able to say what mater ,als I wanted, "and I could go ahead and design practically anything I ..-.ct as my 1maginmtionl ?ilstated. .,\w, Lne materials available are presented to me and I'm told--Here's ,e iittteriali, what can ý'ou co with it! And that's where my -headache. begins." Mr. Todd, who was educated at Prince Alfred College and Adelaide University afterwards studied arcli tecture in the United States and London, served in the Rbyal, Air Force during the war and spent 16 months as a prisoner of war at the amonous *Stalag Luft III. It is-most appropriate that lie has been com missioned to design the naw St. S,Lorge's Chapel of Remembrhnce at the ,R.A.F. Aerodrome at Biggin Hill, in Kent, which is t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Independent — 12 July 1947
1OF NEW, SOUTH WALES PROBATE JURISDIYTfION IN: THE WILL OF. PATRICK .,FITZQERALD late of Dtiinnoire . in ,.te State of New Sotith 'Wales, Retireied' :iiiiuei,' de. .' ceased, .) A APPLICATION: 'will be numade ifter fourteen days 'froi" the' publica: t Oio hereof that Probate o.f the hlst' ,tee nt'h clay ; of Feb'ruairy.; One' tliuois S'and 'nine hunilred ,aind foirty three, of the taboveniined 'deceased may be granted :to-:. GERALD) CLEMENT KELLEHER the: Sole:Executor nam ,ed' thereinh and ,all notices may: be ser'ved at' the. undermeintioned' ad dress..,, All creditors in ,the Estait ofI the deceased a re heieby required to send' in particulars; of their claihis to 'the. undersigned. Ryan, Watkins, and Kearns, ,Proctors for the Executor, Maiming Street, Kiama. By TheiF Agents, ' Payten afnd' Pye, 4 'Castlereagh. Street, . SYDNEY Municipality of Gerringong FOOD FOR BRITAIN APPEAL ' IHE local Food for Britain Alipeal has been extended to 31stJULY and donations may be handed to the co...