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Lodge Members Dissatified With New Scheme. [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
Lodge Members Dissatif ied With New Scheme. With the termination of the contract scheme and the intrnduction of a contribut ory plan the Medical Bene fits Fund is being inundated with applications from Lodge members. Lodge members describe the new scheme as being too restrictive in its benefits and too harsh in its mem bership conditions. The benefit limit for any one complaint is £25 and the total benefit limit for 24 months for a family of four would amount to £70. Under the Medical Benefits Fund £565/4/. is avail able for non-surgical benefits plus surgery up to £26/5/- for each operation and £6/6/- for each confinement. The Medical Benefits Fund is associated with The Hospitals Contribution Fund of N.S.W., which has a membership of 600,000, embracing 250,000 per sons in N.S.W. It is anticipated that most of these people will enrol in the Medical Benefits Fund. . An appeal is made to Lodge members and the public gener ally to direct their inquiries re garding medical benefits to ...
SLEEPING IN HOUSE NOT ENOUGH MAGISTRATE RULES ON OCCUPANCY [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
SLEEPING IN HOUSE NOT ENOUGH MAGISTRATE RULES ON OCCUPANCY The fact that a person was sleeping regularly in a house did not automatically mean that it was 'occupied,' a Magistrate ruled in the Orange Court recently. The magistrate awarded an ex-serviceman possession of a house which had been sold but which, was not legally occupied at the time he lodged his ap plication. The ruling of the magistrate, Mr. A. S. Tunchon, S.M., is ex pected to have a wide repercus sion on the future sale of pro perties. The court was told that the house was offered at auction with vacant possession on Feb ruary 10 and was sold for a high price and a contract sign ed. Evidence was given that the house had been unoccupied but the owner had arranged for a relative to sleep in it as from March 2. This person had his meals with Ms wife and family at his own home but went to the unoccupied house late each night and slept there. In his summing up, Mr. Tun chon said that there was noth ing more than token use ...
TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
TENNIS Last Sunday the Tennis Club again attempted to introduce local matches, with very little success. Only about four people turned up. The lack of local enthusiasm and support for such a fine social game are most disap pointing to those very few who have been devoting their time and energy to put the game back on a sound footing. There are plenty of players in the dis trict to give it that footing! It was decided to have one more attempt next Sunday to get the crowd of players to the court for local games. If next Sunday's games are a failure because of lack of at tendance, the local club may again slip back-into oblivion.
TO THE EDITOR. DRIFT IN RURAL PRODUCTION [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
TO THE EDITOR. DRIFT IN RURAL PRODUCTION (By 'Statist.') On June 30, 1939- Australia had a population of 6,933,455 people. The latest estimate is 8,240,000. an increase of 1,306, 545. Immigration has been speeded up to such an extent that the excess of arrivals over departures now totals 150,000 a year. - That rural production is not keeping* pace with this fast ex panding population may be gleaned from the following statistics taken from the 'Quar- terly Review of Statistics,' compiled by the Commonwealth Statistician. Milk and Milk Products (in '000 gals.): 1938-39, 1,189,174; 1949-50, 1,235,533. Butter: 1938-39, 203,500 tons; 1949-50, 168,432 tons. Beef: 1938-39, 559,210 tons; 1949-50, 608,834 tons. Mutton: 1938-39, 205,748 tons; 1949-50, 204,863 tons. Lamb: 1938-39, 114,544 tons; 1949-50, 152,364 tons. Pork: 1938-39, 37,033 tons; 1949-50, 33,103 tons. Bacon and Ham: 1938-39, 33,238 tons; 1949-50, 38,039 tons. The lag in output in food prcduoing industries has been due to several...
YOUNG STOCK SALE [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
YOUNG STOCK SALE A good offering of sheep and cattle was presented at J. A. Barton & Co.'s special stock j sale at the Young salcyards on Tuesday last, when 6000 sheep and 150 cattle were penned. Much interest centred in this sale following the recent ease ment in the wool market and the subsequent fall in values in the fat stock market. ^There I was a large attendance of local farmers and graziers, also many outside buyers, from as far a-field at Cootamundra. Cano windra, Tullamore, Boorowa. Te mora. Goulburn, Harden, Cowra, Orange. Grenfell as well as Syd- j ney fat stock buyers. j Practically all the cattle were .sold to . good competition,, al though generally value for fat cattle were £2 to £3 per head cheaper and stores 20/- to 30/ down on the last market; odd sales were on a par with the last market at Young. Top price was £27/6/- for bul locks from 'Milong,' cows from 'Glaisnock' made up to £24/ 18/-, cows and calves to £22/ 13/6, Black Poll steer weaners to £7/15/-,...
"THE LAND" COOKERY CONTEST LARGE ENTRY EXPECTED [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
'THE LAND' COOKERY CONTEST LARGE ENTRY EXPECTED The 'Land' Cookery Contest being conducted by the Boor owa branch of the C.W.A., to be held on Saturday, 21st April, is causing considerable interest amongst Boorowa housewives and a large entry is expected. Entries for the competition close on April 21, and are to be at Mr. A. P. Webb's garage by 10.30 a.m., as judging com mences at 11 a.m. Mesdames A. A. Gorham and L. J. Dow ling have kindly consented to act as judges, and special local prizes of 10/- will be awarded to successful entrants in each section. Extra entry forms are available at Mr. A. P. Webb's garage.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
OUTSTANDING YASS GRAZING : mmn Messrs. R. BERTRAM & CO., and HENRY JAMES & CO., have been instructed by Messrs. E. O. and R. Gruber to sell by PUBLIC AUCTION at the YASS SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL HALL ANNEXE, on Tuesday, 24th April, 195 1, at 2 p.m. The ^Well Known Property 'ALLORA' AREA: 1393 .ACRES Freehold. Torrens Title. SITUATED: 7 Miles from the town of YASS on the Good Hope Road; 3 miles from the Murrumbidgee River and Good Hope Tourist Resort. FENCING: Boundary netted and subdivided into two netted areas. Five main paddocks and one small paddock. All fencing is in- good order some of which is new. WATERED: Permanently by three running Creeks and 9 Dams (new); never failing supply. i COUNTRY: Old improved country of Granite formation, level .to undulating. Ideal for pasture improvement. Originally timbered with Box, Gum and Stringybark. High-class breeding and wool growing country. Heavy carrying. IMPROVEMENTS: Good set of Sheep Yards and Steel Gar age 20' x. 12'. , ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
LEGAL NOTICES IN THE SUPREME COURT of New South Wales. Probate Jur- isdiction. In the Will of Hector Clive Hume, late of Boorowa, in the State of New South Wales, Grazier, deceased. Application will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that Probate of the last Will and Testament dated the 23rd day of January, 1951, of the above- named deceased may be grant- ed to Edwin Frederick Hume and John Alan Hume, the Exec- utors named in the said Will, and all notices may be served at the undermentioned address. All creditors in the estate of the deceased are hereby required to send in particulars of their claims to the undersigned.— A. E. PAGE, Proctor for the Ex- ecutors, Marsden Street, Boor- owa. By his Agents: Abbott Tout Creer and Wilkinson, Sol- ictiors, N.R.M.A. House, 3 Spring Street, Sydney. IN THE SUPREME COURT of New South Wales. Probate Jur- isdiction. In the Will of JOHN &nbsp; JOSEPH MURPHY, late of Boorowa, in the State of New South Wales, Mercer, de...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
IN MEMORIUM GORHAM.—In loving memory &nbsp; &nbsp; of our dear son and brother, Barry, who passed away 13th April, 1948. Three years have passed since that sad day The one we loved was called away; The end was sudden and shock severe, Little we knew that God's call was so near; But we who loved him only know How much we lost three years ago. Sadly missed by his mother, father and brothers. GORHAM.—ln loving memory &nbsp; of our dear little nephew and cousin, Barry James, who passed away April 13, 1948. Just three years ago, A message came from God, Who thought it best To take you ftom tliis weary world And give you perfect rest. Inserted by his loving auntie, Claudia, uncle Ken, and cousins.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
RETURN THANKS MRS. L. A. MURRAY, of Rye Park, wishes to express her sincere thanks to the Acting Matron ( Sister Berry), Sisters &nbsp; and Nursing Staff of the Boor- owa District Hospital, and her bright sufferers in comon in her Ward for their many kindnesses and careful attention whilst a patient in the institution.
FROGMORE NEWS DOCKETT-PATON WEDDING [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
[?] (FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT) DOCKETT-PATON WEDDING The Church of England, Young, was chosen for the marriage of Rosie Jean ('Pop- py'), fourth daughter of Mrs. R. V. and the late Mr. Paton, of Frogmore, to Ernest, second son of Mrs. and the late Mr. Chas. Dockett, also of Frog- more, last Saturday, the Rev. W. E. Boyldew officiating. After a quiet but very nice ceremony, a number of relatives and friends attended a wedding breakfast before the couple left for southern areas for their honeymoon. Mr. and Mrs. E. Dockett will make their home at Frog- more. &nbsp; PERSONAL Little Lynette Boulding has been down with the mumps for the last week or so but is well on the' mend now. Last week Mr. and Mrs. Jim Keefe left Frogmore for Gun dagai. where they will spend about three weeks' holidays. Last Tuesday week Mrs. Chas Boulding was taken to the Boor owa District Hospital. It is re ported that she is now recov ering quite favourably. Mrs. Dockett left last Thurs- day for Wal...
RYE PARK NEWS PERSONALS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
i RYE PARK | j NEWS i PERSONALS ? Mrs. Minahan and her three children, of Randwick, are guests of Mrs. Minahan's sis ter, Mrs. Len Carmody. It is pleasing to know that Mrs. L. Murray is much . im proved and home again from hospital. Mrs. M. J. Banks, who has been residing at Hornsby, ar rived on Saturday and is staying with her sister, Mrs. F. M.' Perceval. Mr. and Mrs. George Halley, who have been in Sydney for the past two or three months, re- turned home on Thursday last. Mr. Ted Veness, of Long Jetty, spent a few days last week with his sister, Mrs. J. E. Morgan. Last Saturday week the wed- ding took place at St. Sav- iour's Cathedral, Goulburn, of Mr. Ron Perceval, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Perceval, of 'Hillcrest,' Rye Park, to Miss Pat Goodyer, of Narrawa. Mr. H. Southwell is at pre sent enjoying a holiday in Syd ney. The fire brigade and volun teers were called out to a bush fire on Mr. Ralph Southwell's property on Monday. It was under control at nightfall.
OBITUARY MR. PERCY JOSEPH GRUBER [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
OBITUARY MR. PERCY JOSEPH GRUBER After a brief illness, the death occurred at the Boorowa District Hospital early last Tuesday morning of Mr. Percy Joseph Gruber, one of Boorowa's best known and highly esteem- ed residents. The late Mr. Gruber, who was a retired graz- ier, had reached the age of 62 years. The funeral took place at Boorowa last Wednesday after- noon when the remains were in- terred in the Methodist ceme- tery. Rev. A. T. Newton of- ficiated at the graveside and funeral arrangements were car- ried out by Mr. O. J. Stuart.
TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
TOWN TALK A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Hurley, of Boor- owa, at Young Sacred Heart Hospital recently. The name chosen was Anne Maree. Con- gratulations. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Costello, of Jean's Cafe, left on Wed- nesday night for Katoomba, where they will spend two weeks' holiday. ? * * ♦ Rev. A. T. Newton, Meth odist minister at Boorowa, who recently took his departure for Bathurst, returned to Boorowa on Wednesday to officiate at the funeral of the late Mr. P. J. Gruber. Rev. Newton's suc cessor to Boorowa, Rev. C. H. Buttsworth, is expected to arrive to-day to take up duties in his new circuit next Sun day. * * * A meeting of the Boorowa ? Shire Council will be held at the Council Chambers next Wednesday instead of the usual day (Monday). Little Margaret Hall, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hall, of Court Street, has re- turned home after her appen- dix operation at Boorowa Dis- trict Hospital. Mr. Jim Paton, of Sydney, &nbsp; was at Frogmore for a few days las...
OBITUARY MR. GEORGE DORSETT [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
OBITUARY MR. GEORGE DORSETT As previously referred to in last issue, the untimely and un- expected death of Mr. George Dorsett which occurred at the residence of Mrs. L. McMeekin, at "Eurimburra," Reid's Flat, on March 28, came as a shock not only to the residents of that centre but also to the whole of the Boorowa district, where he was well-known and highly es- teemed. The late Mr. Dorsett, who had reached the age of 62 years, was born at Pudman, near Rye Park, and was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. Dorsett. At an early age he left Pud- man and went to Reid's Flat where he had lived all his life. He followed the occupation as a station worker and worked on several properties in the district. For the past ten years he had been in the employ of McMeekin's "Eurimburra" pro- perty. He had a good know- ledge of all land matters and was a faithful, honest worker. He possessed a happy disposi- tion and his many acts of kind- ness were well known. The deceased never married. He is su...
OBITUARY MR. JOHN LESLIE CUMMINGS [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
OBITUARY MR. JOHN LESLIE CUMMINGS &nbsp; The death occurred suddenly at his residence, "Glenbower," Narrawa West, on Thursday morning of last week of Mr. John Leslie Cummings, a well- known and highly esteemed resident of the district at the age of 71 years. The funeral took place at Frogmore last Saturday morn- ing. Rev. Father Casey, of Boorowa, officiated at the grave- side, and Patterson Bros, car- ried out the funeral arrange- ments. Further details will appear in a later issue.
MR. JOHN MORRISON [Newspaper Article] — Boorowa News — 13 April 1951
MR. JOHN MORRISON The death occurred at the Canberra Hospital last Wednes- day of Mr. John Morrison, of "Tralee," Queanbeyan, father of Rev. Father John Morrison, of Goulburn, and formerly of Boor- owa. Deceased was 80 years of age. The funeral took place this morning at Queanbeyan Catholic cemetery, following Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul being celebrated at St. Greg- ory's Church, Queanbeyan.