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Blackwood Times (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Blackwood, Western Australia National Library of Australia since 1862. It s been of Bunbury for everything District vermin Board support prom Gree Bushes and Bridgetown Catterick Farmers Union fully supported the suggested scheme for a District vermin Board Independent of All other local authorities said or. Head at Gree Bushes Road Board meeting last week. He made the stipulation How Ever that the scheme As con ducted in new zealand and As propounded by Manji up s in Spector or. Heath should toe rigidly adhered to. It is a big undertaking commented or. Meagher and As Gree Bushes Farmers Union had not yet discussed the mat Ter he would not make any statement As to members wishes. It was decided to await word from the Gree Bushes Branch before moving any further. More support was forthcoming on wednesday last when Bridgetown agricultural society resolved to Forward a motion to the South West con Ference at Busselton next month advocating the adoption of some such scheme. Two Farmers fined for failing to comply with the necessary precautions for the eradication of rabbits two Farmers were fined in the Bridgetown police court by or. L. W. Stotter r.m., last wednesday. Or. T u r. Davies Farmer of Bridgetown appeared and pleaded not guilty through or. C. A. Williams while or. P. Ewing behalf of the ver min Board. Or. L. Vhf. Doust vermin in Spector gave evidence that he had inspected or. Davies pro Perty and found that rabbits were rampant and the owner had dope nothing to Check their spread. Or. Davies said that owing to the abnormally dry season it had been necessary to allow his valuable cattle and sheep a Cess to the River which runs near his property resulting in the impossibility of his laying baits for rabbits. He claimed that it was his intention to erect a wire netting Fence round his property and the wire had been on order for three years. In summing up the Case or. Stotter said that every Farmer had experienced the same hard ships and he saw no reason Why the defendant could not have complied with the regulations. He imposed a Fine of �1 and the costs amounted to 2/6. Or. M. F. Kanny Farmer of Manji up was fined the same amount on a similar charge. He did not appear. Ten Cannup people for England All going on same boat unique event will take place on june 27 when ten people will leave Cannup comprising five famil ies. They will All Board the same vessel for the same destination England. They Are mrs. Ammon who came to Cannup in 1910. Her first Job was waitress at the Cannup hotel for the late or. George Higgins. She was married in the same year. After world War i mrs. Ammon started a business in Cannup and with the help of her two sons she was very successful. Mrs. Am Mon feels that she has earned a trip to England to visit her old Home at Newbury Bucks England where she will meet her seven Sisters and one brother for the first time in 40 years. Or. And mrs. R. R. Rowe met while or. Howe was on War service in England and were married at Dartford Kent England. They left England in March 1918, and lived in Kalgoorlie until 1922. They settled in Bridgetown and came to Cannup in 1928. Or. Rowe said this trip to eng land is a fulfilment of a pro Mise to mrs. Rowe to take her Home to see her people. They All reside in England. Mrs. Rowe s father who is now 90 years old is still Hail and Hearty. It was proposed to make the journey shortly after coming to Nan nud but the de pression prevented this. Then in 1937 a decision was again made to travel but through in avoidable delays world War ii caught up with them. Ches son to Weir daughter will be travelling with them. Or. And mrs. George for Ster with their daughter Paula left Cannup on june 18 for Rockingham. They will sail by the Otranto for the United kingdom and Europe. Mrs. And miss Forster Hope to be Able to visit schools in France Belgium and Holland and to make comparisons be tween our educational set up and that of other countries. Or. And mrs. Marlow came to Australia from Folkestone England in 1924. They settled in Cannup on the groups in 1930. Or. And mrs. Marlowe have 14 children six Daugh ters and eight sons and 31 grandchildren. They intend making this trip to see two of their grandchildren whom they have never seen. Miss Kerr former Matron of the Cannup District Hospital is also taking a trip to England. Miss Kerr is the daughter of or. Kerr manager of pillars Timber Mill at Jarra Wood. Miss Kerr and her sister Are taking the Holiday together. Licenses due next Friday is the last Day of june and on the following Day licenses for dogs motor vehicles and bicycles Are due for renewal. New licenses for dogs and bicycle plates Are now obtain Able at the various Road Board offices. Motor licenses should be renewed by the due Date As readers Are reminded that in the accompanying third party insurance there Are no Days of Grace As in most insurance clauses. Motor vehicle owners who do not intend to renew should re turn their plates by july 15, As otherwise proceedings coi ild he taken against them. Farmers severe loss a severe loss met messrs., Sydney and Irving Wheatley when they arrived at the coastal run last week. They found fifty cows dead and a Large number of the others so Bady affected by rickets that they will be use less As milkers. F Poison plants had been responsible for this misfortune such weeds making much More rapid growth after the Bush ii toss Uitti Imp ii Tjsha Axil Iii Ivri Tivous Plant life Zamia Palms of course Are always the first to show up after a fire. There had Bee Rio report up to going to press of other Farmers losing Stock at the coast through this cause. Majl Layup Hall renovation a coat of aluminium paint is to be Given Mullal yup Hall and several minor repairs ordered by the principal architect Are to be carried out the provision j of fire extinguishers being in listed on. Or. Smith was personally thanked by baling up Road Board chairman or. Blechynden for his efforts towards the renovation of the Hall. Youth conference Athol Walter for London it is anticipated that approximately 1600 delegates drawn from almost every nation in the world will attend at the Sal vation youth conference to to in Noil in t Jinx inn in August 16. Or. A. Walter has been selected As a Delegate from the state. The delegates will be welcomed at the Royal Albert Hall where the conference will be held. At the Guildhall a civic reception will be tendered the visitors by the lord mayor of London. Elder son of or. And mrs. W. Walter of baling up Athol Wal Ter is aged 17 years. It is a tribute to this Young Man that he has been selected. Mrs. Walter will accompany her son and intends to visit relatives and friends while in England. They will be the guests for a period of or. And mrs. H. E. Graham formerly of baling up who at present reside at Newhaven. Invitations have also been received from residents of Hast Ings Folkestone and Hythe extending hospitality. Tours of great Britain Are anticipated. Or. Walter has been the recipient of Many handsome pre sents including one for �10/10/0 from an admirer of his athletic j Prowers also a travelling Rug from the salvation . On monday or. Walter and his Mother will leave for Perth and join the Orient liner Otranto leaving Fremantle on june 27. They anticipate re turning on the arcades in january 1951. ,. Scheme j . Criticise administration j the alleged maladministration of Soldier settlements i scheme came in for lengthy discussion at tiie meeting of the baling up sub Branch of the . On june 13. The principal speakers were messes. E. Francis and Walp Ole. During the course of their Herd testing rounds the j speakers said they had come into close Contact with settlers working under the scheme and they were thus Able to give j first hand information upon the aspects were Venti a lated and eventually the sub Branch s represent Ive to the Forth coming state Congress was asked to support the follow ing motion. I the sub Branch considers that the administration of the soldiers land settlement Board leaves much to be desired and j recommends the executive to press for a Royal commission to investigate conditions under which sex servicemen Are allocate j de properties and the manner f in which they Are re stocked the furnishing of the club rooms was considered and the Secretary or. N. Scott was in j strutted to Contact firms and obtain quotes for suitable chairs. A 500 gallon tank will also be procured. Messes. G. White d. Scott f. Lake and g. Jarvis have each consented to donate a Paddy. Calf to be sold at the november sales proceeds to go towards the i Branch s funds. J the association Hopes other Farmers will also co operate j when contacted. J the president or. F. Lake welcomed a new member in or. J Foale on june 13. Fourteen members were present. Memorial Park blocks to be surveyed j Bridgetown policy Pool will take Steps to have some of the blocks which Are to be donated to various organisations j surveyed and the necessary Are Range ments made to obviate j unnecessary expenses in thei future. I at present Long and narrow blocks run across the Geegee Lup i Brook and it is considered that the ground on the West of the Brook would serve no _ useful purpose if included in the blocks to be built on. New baling up my almost noiseless production he expected the Mill to have 30 years life with the possibility of More said or. G. Smith when in company with or. Lloyd he interviewed the baling up Road Board regarding the new Timber Mill which the George Smith lumber company contemplate building at baling up. Production would he hoped commence within six months and would build up to 30 loads a Day. Band saws would he operated and the Mill would be enclosed making it almost noiseless to those outside. The Board was being approached for permission to modify slightly the regulations which had been made As to the limits of the Mill site in View of possible difficulties with the lands department in obtaining the use of a Block which they desired to have. Originally a condition had been that the Mill buildings could not approach within a certain distance of the school buildings but after close consideration of the position and an Assurance from messes. Smith and Lloyd that this re quest was the absolute limit of Extension or. Prowse was sup ported in his motion that the company be allowed to build on lot 59 opposite the school to a depth of 34 feet from the Southern Boundary. This would still leave the Mill Well away from the school it was said. It was also decided to ask the lands department to throw open lot 54, which had been a gravel Reserve but from which All the gravel had been taken and it was thought that if this were agreed to it might help solve the difficulties As re Gards site and room. The company also requested permission to use part of Moore Street which is an in made Road running South from the Pine Road parallel with the railway line for storing and stacking Timber. As the in trance to the Road which will be used by the company will be Over railway property with the Corner truncated it was decided to agree to this request and that the Road would he temporarily closed under the Powers conferred by the act. The Mill at Gree Bushes owned by the same company will continue working after the main Mill at baling up is erected it is at present working on Timber for the baling up Mill. I j j an expert s tip at his talk on football last g monday night or. Rossi g Hutchinson said that on a Reg cent radio contest he had tip-5 a Ped bub Jarvis As the bests 1 player Western Australia a = had seen. He would give = George Maione a third org = fourth rating. G i i others he mentioned were g Steve Marsh George Doig Ted Tyson Lou Daly and Nashie Brentnell. J i boy up Brook Farewell to Farewell miss Enid Mill Jer who is to leave boy up i Brook for Perth today the girls of the hockey teams Teri i dered her an evening at mrs. C. Brooks Home on tuesday. Games dancing and singing made the evening a very plea Sant one with music provided by mrs. Keith Hales and or. John Shenton to whom thanks were expressed. During sup per Enid was fare welled by or. F. Proctor and mrs. D. Brooks who presented her with a chromium clock from the two hockey teams the umpires and other friends. Noticed among the gathering in Addi Tion to the players of Blue Birds and Robins were Peter and Bob Lloyd and Georgie Green Bill Hayward Alice Beard Val and mrs. Fair Greaves mrs. Pat. Hendry or. And mrs. Fred Proctor. Mrs. King or and mrs. M. Brooks Ross butterly Hugh Benson Vickie and Jack Broockmann or. And mrs. C. Brooks or. And mrs. Keith Hales Bernice Mitchell Peter Briggs or. J. I Satell or. And mrs. J. Quark termaine John Shenton Kevin Mcnish s. Blythe and j. Den i Mark. Week end sport i football rovers v. Cannup. Boy up Brook v. Centrals. Baling up v. Warriors. Shooting spoon shoot Over 500 and 600 Yards. Hockey Bridgetown v. Pemberton at Jardee saturday. Bridgetown v. Baling up at Bridgetown 9.30 a.m., Sun Day. Basketball Bridgetown no. 1 v. Manji up no. 1 at Manji up. Bridgetown no. 2 v. Pember a ton no. 2 at Manji up. I Manji up no. 2 v. Pember ton no. 1 at Pemberton. A Grade Yor Nup v. Bridgetown no. 3 j at Bridgetown. I. A off a Stirt Ftp v Mofidi inn no 3 at Bridgetown

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