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From Everywhere Balcony Fall. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
From -Everywhere Bnalcony Full. i'i. -. i~s Leo Nicholls, 35, of WVahroongas walked in his sl1el' anld fell 20 feetl fronim a boarding-house balcony in a Moree Street. He was Severely In. jtired andl,, was taken to. hospital, states thd Dubboý Liberal. VWindellanuia)Eff rt A cheque fo.:lmore than £5 will be-'forwarded:i to thie Lord Mayor's Patriotic and Wtar Fund as a result of the receitr;4lance-ae:? ryJndellara, T?he ? ttenitanceO fell shorit of er. ,ectttion's wO'ig to ColUltnr attra1 . (ftions ,h.ob't thodk, present spent a thoroughly' delightful evening tir C, Roberts wdas a capable '1.C. 1R0a(1 Tii1'rcly . " '" Charles:- Periry,'-68, a bullock drivertorwhose relatives are believed 'to 'live linl tlhe Tenterfield district, wis -1illed on' the: road 'near Old Bon. albo. 'I Iewas5 riding his horse bei hind a team of ?unyokied, bullocks; one of f.which, striaye'froml the. mob itllnd w?is struckcbY' ai timber lorry. Perry was crushed ltlert thle heavily ,ladeni lorry, andl is beli...
OUR LINE REMAINED UNCHANGED YESTERDAY GERMAN HORDES ATTACK Nazi Generals Indifferent To Loss Of Human Lives BRITISH STRUGGLE FOR LOUVAIN [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
OUR LAVE REMAINED UNCHANGED YESTERDAY Nazi Generals Indifferent To Loss Of Human Lives BRIT8SH STRUGGLE FOR LOUVAIN LONDON, Thursday: Regardless of the cost and ma terial, the Germans are pouring in new forces in the fierce attacks from Zeeland and Luxemburg, and making furth er costly diversionary sorties against the outposts of the Maginot Line between the Moselle and Saar. The principal drive in Belgium centres at Gembloux, where the Germans hope to outflank, firstly, the French forces on the west bank of the Meuse and, secondly, the British forces covering Brussels. Other spearheads are, firstly, between Dinant and Mezieres; secondly, against the Sedan sector; thirdly, against the industrial centre at Longwy. Bitter fighting continues for the possession of the mouths of the Schelde in Holland, though it does not appear that the Germans have yet approached the banks of the Schellde in ,Belgium. The line of the battle is virtually unchanged since yesterday. The Germans attemipted ...
CROOKWELL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
iCROOKWEL MEETING - iA publi nih ee'tinB' nas been co^nd by!-the li)presidlent of itlthe Crookt'eli Sliire ;'; Coiiilit'tl for *MiMdhtdy evenlni i*l: iy 27 t7.i'! t"a-" , 7 0 vWhen coneslderatii *wllibit. given to. forming branll 'of :'tlle o Lord'l· Mayor's I'triotic n" I.Wir. Fuilnd- Tlhe matter of War S' ingIS Certificates will also be disC-s od. '
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
PERSONAL Mis's Ella: Cliatirls, of .MarYs Mount, isa pitiont at. S'John of God Hospital.: "Mi'.;F. Coo?s, of LTailing, iS a ditlent 'it lie, Districlt 'Hoepital I M?. Cha les igg, of Braidvwood, . patiL -;i' the District HoIs pittni " . s r ColihBoner lis been trasnsferred fronif the' Cooamiiiundriai branich to thel Hlollbirookd, hrii 'of the Commercial Banking Coiiipany of Sydniley, Linmled. Mrs Bland Hot of Goldsnilth Streetl.s-::ai"i?msate of the Goulbi.ri Dist?iet Hoslital;, hre she is p:o, lseshsig 1well aifter ?'a recent opefra' tioiri -* SMr: W "P? Emery, of Glen ?WIh 11am? Tarahg, t lius sretiurned -homes after-j'i ?eriod?spnt :'in hospiit'l in Go'hlb?tirn duirlur lg which Ile under.' went anioperition:; :
THE WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
THE WEATHER Three 'points . of riin registered last night briought the' t'la rlainfall to ,.109 i)Olnl?s comliared wit?,i 60 plonts for the corresponllihg month of last year. SWintry conditions,, accompnied by l, bleaik aodni boisterous wind, were in evidlence this.: morning. When fur tlhe,. ligh t ?rin was ' received. This, morning's njinitinum temper Aiti'e :,roilding was" It degrees, coln ;pared wilth iOi degrees yestirday. A Tiaalga report' states that heavy suhovers .fell there last nighi, con. tinuil foi uAomue houirs. The rain wse followed by. ia cold change, wits high, westei'ly winds.
SELECTIONS BY "TRACKITE" [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
SELECTIONS BY "TRACKITE" Jumpers' Flat Race.-- LAST. ING 1, Evercello 2, Sir Leighton.: Nursery Handicap.-WEDDING BELLE 1, Lejong 2, Gold Rim,3. Members' Flying Handicap.' FORWARD 1, Radical 2, Denis~3. Turf Club Handicap.-BUZZAL 1, Lord Valentine 2, Bonny Loch 3i. Progressive Stakes Handicap. First Division: PANNABIL 1, William Pitt 2, Good Earth 3. Campsie Handicap.-OSCULUM ;1?lHerarde 2, Good Morning 3. Progressive Stakes Handicap. 'Second Division: BENBURB 1;, Winnipeg 2, Merton '3.
AIR SCHOOL Mr. Fairbairn's Letter [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
AIR SCHOOL Mr. Fairbairn's Letter in a letter to the secretary of the Goulburn District Chamber of Commerce, Mr. C. F. Adams, the Minister for Air,. Mr. Fair bairn, the writing through Mr. J. A. Perkins, M.P., says the fact that Goulburn was not among the first two or three tsites selected for an air traiingin?hoo should not give rise to:??essimt ism. i 'In act, I ian rathet rie Isted ithat the Chamber 'of ConmIerce ;hias not more1 faith: ii Goulibtirn's albility Ito be selected upon I.ts iundootibted quall fications"' add; the Milnister. Mi' Fairbairn ... expresses applreci' ation for t; ie letter. eceivedl from the Chamnber !eliltive". to? G?ulbtirn's , quaillificiations regardinig, the estnlis. ment of atn a" school ,but points out that owing to..thle. nuiib: of timnes Goulbuirn's yclaims liave beei tiugoed, the Air Selection 130Boaid is nowI:: i possession, 'of'all information. It is understood that 311 'schools will' be established thrioulioiit Aus triahia Mrh.' AdiIgtlst ,'hap...
BUNGENDORE WAR EFFORT [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
BUNGENDORE WAR EFFORT ;`Ito is hIoed to i alsea suibsta ntial siini in aid of liatriotlc" finds by the bal- iand spo?t's meeting .to be held at Bungendo? enext u' eek. O Theu e wvill be a Griand Ball on the;, evening of, 2Mayi:21: ailan ,ii terestin' l nogr iami?e 'ha :beein arran?ged :for, the? s hports ineeting? to bt held the followinig day. Thie effortwill vconcluded with a? Juven. ile Ball. Mich enlithustasii already pre' vails and it is. expected that all .three fixtures will .be well patronised.
Man's Clothes Catch Fire [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
Man's Clothes Catch Fire SulTfcring froml severe burns, Willi hum Kcnnedy (7't) an old Sage pen .io oir resiiding at -..tr I'romine, was admittedl to the 'D.lhbbo Districti Hospital ill ; : t serious condition. :-Tile obld(mali lived with his son at Narn'omine, and when the accident occiuirrid .lhie.:,was the only one at P;er.un:i',',-.Perakiis, a neighbour, heard creiasaforihelp. HIe found Kennedy in htlo' lbackyard.: with 'his clothes .aligh't? ^ ':>, :.;.:.:, , : ',.- .. :-.-.'H1e;'raiip pedil the old ma': in a blahnket aiid eitinguished the.f'lames. Kenfiedy's clothes were piactically burne?d'idfrom his" body and iwhen ho w:h'adiillted to hospital, aftei hav ing.ibein; brought to Dubbo by' tho District'- Ambulance, his condition w sciitical. . diHo?:tthie .l(1 man's clothes caught aiigh't'is unlknowni. There was a fire oiii.ithe, house in a dish, but Sergoant McDougiall;. who investigated, could 'fiiid· nothing to indicate.that he had I.fallen into it.
Empire Crisis Public Prayer Advocated [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
Emnpire Crisis Public Prayer Advocateda Mr.'.Georgo Brown, of Parkes bouaie, ,"rites to "the Editor in the toliolwing??teirns: 'I. feel reuictaint to expiess my sen-: tii-entsiln the ublic. pr ess, but e -iositio[i In Euroiple I?s so 'grave, and 'as 'ini E'ipire wei.ire faced '-,ith auco dire "possiblllltites; that" I am: conl stirileed to submit ?this contributioli Ini the lihope that it more ible peitn than nilnie iimay takel the matiter up. .Doirilig the last world war rw weekly ineetln for . publile intercesslon wan lield 'fif the l'owifi Hall, bIut for' how loing a period such awas the case I' do not remeiimber. The position" to-day alppears to ae more grave now wani it' wa- then, ,but no movement has, been mniade li the manner refer(red to. -"May I su?ggest that , this, may oe. done, again on a 'day `in nit at ial hour consideres " most suitable: ' also that the bushliess people slhoiild' assist in' miaking this .fosslble, eve?ein' thoughi stome sacrifice or' loss may .result....
GREYHOUND RACING Harold Park Meeting Abandoned [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
,GREYHOUND RACING Harold Park Meeting Abandoned . The greyhound meeting arrange?? by. the New South Wales :Trotting Club for, Harold Park .to moir'w:' night, has'? 'been abandonedi:i-; :', .'.The:?; committee' tookl.tbfs ;actios i when'??idvsedt.ftat the. lighting:re stri dtUons ouIld notbe lifted ;Until' Honday," said the secretary P Howell) ys IDogi'ices wil be. held it WolIon gong on: Motnday~enighit if tho restric;:: tiond are- lifted: us time: :` "' HANDI)lDRVEN HARtE Ms `Vale: and I thow? clubs:;.ill; hold races `to-mosrrow afternoon. The hare lwill ha hand driven. Cessnock mnidead rawfor to mor rodw lnilght in tlihe hope :that:i the re strictions would.; bslifted-ii timetna' G ' lOUBJLiRN-cr u.:;.' No meeting w'ill' bee theluIn : Goul. burns? to morrowivbut if tehe rne tric-." tionsare lifted early next week fixture wili be arranged for May 25
MAIL BAG THEFT Pensioners' Money [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
M JI4L BAG THEFT Pensioners' Money It is now disclosed that the £78 stolen from a pOSt office' mail'bag at Coiridjah railway' siding, near Picton, early yesler d lay morning, was 'intended for invalid` pensioners at a 'inearby settlement for l'.l. patients. Owing to the fact that the theft occurred outside the Goulbutrn polico' district, snd the absence from this city of the District Postal Inspector; Mr. W. H. Weetmal ,who is investi gating the matter, little 'further i. kinown of the robbery other than the details given :yesterday,1"but it is understood that' no trac'e of the thieves or money:.: had beien fonild. up: to a late .1hour to-day,' A. . squad of ,Sydnioy poliee: who include Sergeant Turinbull, of Liver pool, aild formerly of.. Goulburni to gether with officers of the Post Of-. lice Investigation hbranch,:tare in quiring into the theft, which is 'now thought to have occurred between G.50 .a.m.. and 9 a.ni., ''.The isun?mbers of thei missing. notes have bee in made 'vi'?i...
COMMUNITY SINGING [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
GOMMUNITLY SINGING 'An 'active committee working under fthe :auspices of St. Saviour' s Catlhedral is arranging a community ngfiagconccrt anodianac for next Tuesidayevening in the St Saviour s littl!%,A f;irst class entertabinment -is' being :piepared 'sand several itere't is,, features will id irosenlted tDanc ag ill"' follow
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
Beauty Secret ibetter than cosmetics! To look well, happy.and charmin.g Syou must be internal! healthy and free frontheadar rs slpggishness, indi est d lot Th q k t, eass way to banish the islib Chamln rlain's Tablets. TIy work wonde in a ntirely n aral way-stimu atin our liver, toning 3 ur stem earing your skin - J?,og u looks, spirit a rgy AChamb n to-nig will put you *gt I all t t emistS _ ' and Stores ?, . Small Size " 1/6 For Stomach & Liver Famly s?. OWHERE can you Is more highly recommended t. y than at the Great Sot ern ,otel (completely remodelo , 717? 23 orge Street, 1ydn g acing Railway Sta tI opposite Rwson Place). Bed and Bre fast fom S/ other meals optlonal. U. F. 1IULLEN, Licensee. Phone t tit-65-7. A new generation of "OLD" Diggers . . . . . will need YOUR HELP! Many diggers of the last war were old beyond s.t'fryoars .. prematurely aged in mind and body b strain and severit of their experiences. This war wil oduce the same unhap eit for many. These are o men...
TO-NIGHT'S SHOPPING Windows May Be Lighted [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
STO-NIGHT'S SHOPPING Windows May Be Lighted Information made available to tihe Evening Post this morning reveals that although the elec-. tricity restrictions are still gen orally in force, concessions will." be made to- lglit for the benefit of storekeepers and people who take advantage of the late sho-: ping hiour1s. The concession'ti referred to '.wiltl. apply only to shop lighthig a'nd not to advertising signs, but' they will. nevertheless. be welcomed by :the business ,community. ando ciustomiers, alike, as tlie restrictlons pevioutily imposedi meiint that: miuch liniconveiil ence would dhave resulted liadl .they been enforced during to-night's trad itng hours. After. a noiruber of! upnsuccessful efforts haid bleeninn ade by the 'Post to obtain coifilrmation ffrom-tseveral sources of .the repa?t thatf theli hop lightitig restrictions hid bee ilifte6d City: Coouncil 'offlcials w?iee unablel to obtain .any, definite advice 'from the' Burrinjdck. Stippily .autholities= the Assista...
Burrinjuck Bill Passes House [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Post — 17 May 1940
Burrinjuck Bill Passes House SYDNEY, Friday: The Bu:rinjuck Dam Improvement Bill,. providing for the expenditure of £1,850,000 on repairs to the dam to prevent it leaking, was passed by the Legislative Assembly yesterday. A proposal by Lr. Lang (Lab. non com.,; Auburn) to refer the bill to a select committee for consideration and i rdport was' sr ejected. Wheiin the debate was resumed yes terdiy ;':r Dtinn (Lab., tfudgee) said it seemed extraordlziaiy that the orig inal cost of the daim was less than the cost'of the proposed repairs. Mr. "Mooverly. (U A.P.; `Randuick) said ,that ,he could not vote ftr the reminedial imeiaisires . proposed.. One engineer 'hadl told him that Until the heart ofa)the dam h-ad beeti thoroughly' explored" and' the state. of the con? crete had;been ievealed no man could tell "hWlietheir;the s eni`dlal: measures would suffice. MR. TULLY REMOVED Early ,in the ireply. by tli? Minister for; Agiricultuie, ?'Mr. Reid; to"ci'ticismn of ,the bill, ,the Spe?ukei tt...