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Theft from bakery

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Tuesday 2 March 1937, The Sydney Morning Herald

DELUNGRA Monday.

Thieves entered Harvie Bros.’ bakery and refreshment rooms during the week-end and stole a small amount of cash from the till and a leather bag containing change. The proprietors, who live on the premises, did not discover their loss until this morning.

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Safe blown open

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Saturday 23 September 1933, The Sydney Morning Herald

DELUNGRA, Friday.

Delungra railway station was broken into early yesterday morning. The lock of the office door was cut out and the safe was blown open with gelignite.

The noise of the explosion was deadened with sheepskins and a bag of wheat. A small amount of cash and a cheque were stolen.

The police consider that the work was that of experienced safeblowers.

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Fire destroys shop

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Monday 12 October 1931, The Sydney Morning Herald

DELUNGRA, Saturday.

Crithary’s refreshment rooms and fancy goods shop were destroyed by fire at 2.30 this morning. Nothing was saved except a few personal belongings of the two occupants, who were managing the business for the owner, Theo. Crithary, of 192 Castlereagh-street, Sydney. The fire started In the rear portion of the premises, the cause being unknown.

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Electricity for Delungra.

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Saturday 5 December 1936, The Sydney Morning Herald

INVERELL, Friday.

A meeting at Delungra last night unani-
mously decided to accept the scheme proposed
by the Inverell Municipal Council for exten-
sion of electricity for lighting and power to that
centre.

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