This Day in History: 1941-05-05

The Toodyay National Emergency League held a Grand Ball in the Toodyay Town Hall as the culmination of the local Queen Carnival that had raised £450. The Queen of Toodyay Mrs. G. (Ellen) Rayner was the most successful fund-raiser and was crowned the Carnival Queen, supported by the Queen of Nunyle, Mrs. G.J. (Patti) Parkins, and the Queen of Bolgart, Mrs. C.J. (Madge) Martin.

Toodyay herald, 14 Mar. 1941, p.1; 9 May 1941, p.4.
Western mail, 19 June 1941, p.16 (photo).