Tumut. NSW 2720
OFFICERS in CHARGE
Mr Joe WIGNALL
"Sefton House" Russell Street, Tumut. NSW.
Tumut Ambulance Station, Fitzroy Street, Tumut.NSW
ART UNION FOR TUMUT AMBULANCE Car First Prize TO RAISE FUNDS FOR NEW AMBULANCE CAR AND TUMUT AMBULANCE STATION At a meeting held in the Tumut ? Shire Offices cn Thursday night last, attended by a number of Tu mut citizens and Messrs. G. I'. Turner, H. Heydon and B. Margin, from Gundagai, who represented the , Gundagai-Tumut Ambulance duct an Art Union to raise funds fcr the purchase of a new ambu lance car and for the purchase of the necessary land and erection of an ambulance station at Tumut. Mr. Col. Fuller tW. H. Fuller and Son) advised that he would secure a new Chevrolet car as first prize in the Art Union if one could be released for the purpose. The Gundagai War Memorial Com mittee have conducted two such Art Unions with cars as prizes and have cleared £1800 and £700 respectively.
It is thought possible that the Ambulance Art Union may result in the raising of over £3000 if the necessary enthusiasm is demonstrated by the organising committee.
These present at the meeting, Mersrs. N. S. Kemp, J. Tod, M. R. Archer, J. Elder, H. Eggleton, C Fuller, D. Watson, J. Smart, J. Lockeridge and Ambulance Officer Wcolwork were appointed as a prcvisional committee with power to add to organise the Art Union. Mr. J. Lcckeridge was appointed sec retary pro tem., to call the next meet ing when officials and promoters of the Art Union will b -(Ref- The Tumut and Adelong Times (NSW : 1864 - 1867; 1899 - 1950) (about) Previous issueTuesday 13 July 1948 Page 4)
AMBULANCE DRIVE TOTALS £1,250 NUCLEUS FOR AMBULANCE STATION IN TUMUT.
At a meeting of the committee of the Tumut Ambulance Building Fund; held last Thursday, evening the balance sheet of their recent drive for funds was presented. The Secretary, expiajneu macaeiay in audit of same has been caused by the Chief Secretary's Dept failing to return receipted accounts for waracd'With the required returns.
The effort netted £1250/5/10 which Was regarded as very satisfactory and the committee tender their warmest thanks to all who assisted particularly those in outlying centres who organised functions and the Tumut business houses whose support was very generous.
The ladies committee has also heartily commended for their sustained good work.
The money will be held in a Trust account until such time as additional funds to it/makes it possible to begin building a local station. - (Ref- The Tumut and Adelong Times (NSW : 1864 - 1867; 1899 - 1950) (about) Previous issue Tuesday 13 July 1948 page4).
James Robertson, the first solicitor, commenced practice in 1852 and later built “Comely Bank”, where Mr. Archer Broughton lives today.
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