Mintaro News

[From our own Correspondent]
Mintaro, Tues., July 31/51.
The monthly Institute meeting was held on Monday, July 23rd., and it was agreed to continue to hold the fortnightly card evenings, as they have proved to be popular and a success financially. A working bee was held last Friday night five stalwarts attending to affix the Dunlopillo seats to more of the chairs.
It was very pleasing indeed to see men of the District Council of Clare busily engaged in cleaning up the cemetery; this work has been long overdue.
The monthly CWA meeting will be held tomorrow after noon and further details will be available next week.
The History book is now in the hands of the typistes, and my thanks go to all who assisted me with data of any kind for same.
The ‘double blues’ have won their last two football matches — Keep those sox up Blues ! Good luck !
Personal — Spent a most enjoyable day Sunday week with Messrs. S. C. Jacka and C. Scarfe, recalling old times. Only wish my pen could record all they recounted. Mr. Scarfe especially made the long trip from Wirrabara to assist me in this work, and I do sincerely thank him and hope he received as much enjoymnet from the occasion as I did.
Heartiest congratulations and best wishes to another young couple — Miss Lois Grace and Mr. Keith Hobbs (of Wirrabara) whose engagement was announced recently.
Recent holiday-makers at Broken Hill were Miss I. Puckridge and Mr. D. Willis.