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THE A.R.U. CCLAIMS OF UNION. DEPUTATION TO MINISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
THE A.R.U. CCLAIMS OF UNION. DEPUTATION TO MINISTER. A deputation fro mtlie New. South Wales branch of the Australian Rail ways Union waited on the Minister • for Railways (Mr. Flannery) on Mon day to urge that the demands of the "Union he given effect to as soon as possible. The claims are being pressed, in view of the Premier's promise to the, railway -workers during the election campaign. One of the points stressed by the deputation was that effect should be given to the Royal Commissioner's recommendations for the reinstate ment of the 1917 strikers in their positions with the seniority they wOuld have gained to date had the strike n&lt;?t occurred. The Minister promised to look into thto the matters without delay and bring the union's requests before Cab inet. The next move of the Government in regard to the public service is being watched intently. The prompt changes already made in State af fairs have aroused the liveliest spec ulation, particularly in regard to the P...
IN LIGHTER VEIN. WHAT A PITY! [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
IN LIGHTER VEIN. WHAT A PITY! There was something wrong with the radio, tend Tompkins had called in a friend, an amateur wireless ex pert, to advise him. It did not take the latter Ion gto discover the seat of the trouble. "It's quite an ordinary fault," he told Tompkins; "your aerial is leak ing." • "Leaking?" repeated Mrs. Tomp kins, who was taking an intelligent interest in the proceedings. "What a pity we didn't know yesterday, when the plumber was here." * • ». tough! One Sunday morning a man was about to throw some pigeons up, when he was approached by a passer by, who remarked: "Excuse me, but how far do your pigeons fly, as a i rule?" "Oh, thousands of miles sometimes, sir," replied the man. "And don't any of them ever get lost?" asked the stranger. "Well," replied the man, "you see, I used to lose one now and then; but I've done away with that now. I've had 'em crossed with parrots so that when they get lost they can ask the road home!" » * * REMINDED HIM. "Why so downheart...
TARALGA ECHO. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
TARALGA ECHO. The proprietors reserve to them selves the right ol omitting advertise ments received and paid for in the usual course of business if they ap pear to be objectionable.' While every care is taken, no responsibility is in curred for the non-insertion of adver tisements through accident or other-, wise. All advertisements charged to ac count must have lac number of inser tions clearly marked on the face, also space required, otherwise they will bo displayed at our own discretion and treated as "till countermanded" orders and charged accordingly. # Advertising Rates:—Casual 3/ per inch single column; contracts by ar rangement for a period of not less than one quarter (13 Insertions). Subscribers and advertisers in the country may remit payment by cheques, postal notes, or money orders. Remittance should accompany orders, except in cases where persons are per sonally known to us. Advertisements will be received through the telephone only in urgent cases, and the proprietors...
HOW TO KILL YOUR TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
HOW TO KILL YOUR TOWN. 1.—Mind your own business and let the town go to blazes. 2.—Retire and live in Easy-street. Let .the town R.I.P. 3.—Don't' join your local associa tions. Let the other fellow; he has more time. 4.—Dun all the work of the town on one live secretary; let him always do the work—and that gratis. 5.—When the town committee de pends on you to attend to anything, forget about it. 6.—Dun and down the other fel low because his ways are not your ways, nor his thoughts your thoughts. 7.—When the other fellow has an idea you don't agree with don't dis cuss, it; sneer—it's more effective. 8.—Hang on to every cent., dime and dollar you can make, join noth ing, invest nothing. 9.—If you have been foolish enough to invest locally improve nothing. Broken gates, dilapidated houses, fallen fences, all give the town a rep .utmtion. 10.—When a fellow citizen starts something be sure to ask, "What is he getting out of it?" 11.—Private citizens, don't deal with the local tradespeopl...
STRAY JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
STRAY JOTTINGS. (By V.J.C.) "VX^AS sitting in the dark, smoking, * in a rat-infested hut near the back of the run one night, and men tally cursing the rats for eating the candles. Hearing footsteps, 1 looked up. Standing in the doorwaw was a ghost-like creature. I quickly slipped a cartridge into 'the gun, and in as steady a voice as I could command 1 called upon the "apparition" to speak. It spoke, and I recognised the voice of oly Jimmy' who was poison ing rabbits on the adjoining run. His clothes, hair, hands, and beard were smeared with pollard and phosphorus, the glow from the latter giving him the ghost-like appearance. As the night was stormy he decided to camp. During the night the rats gave him a hair-cut and a beard trim. I haven't seen a rat in the hut since. Jimmy eradicated tliem in one night. TF a mob of travelling stock enters a certain run without notice they are promptly ordered back and re quired to wait the prescribed twelve hours. A few years back a mob of sheep ...
LAGGAN. (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
LAGGAN. (From Our Correspondent). The opening of tlie new Catholic Church at Laggan by his Lordship, Dr. Barry, Bishop o£ Goulburn, on the 21st inst., had to be postponed on ac count of heavy rain and flooded creeks. Showers fell at frequent intervals on Saturday, but it was hoped that the rain would cease 011 Saturday night, and on Sunday morning the creeks were all flooded and rain still falling. Laggan was isolated from Taralga and from Goulburn via Roslyn. Extensive preparations had been made by the Catholics of the district to entertain his Lordship and visitors in a fitting manner, and keen disap pointment was felt that the heavy rain made a postponement unavoid able. When the foundation stone was laid by Dr. Barry it rained incessantly throughout the day. It seems that the Catholics of Laggan are fated to have rain at any official ceremony in con nection with the new shurch. The opening will probably not take place now until the spring.
Goulburn Electorate. DAMAGE IN THE SHIRES. GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE SOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
Goulburn Electorate. DAMAGE IN THE SHIRES. GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE SOUGHT. Mr. J. A. Perkins, M.L.A., on Thurs day led a deputation to the Minister for Health and Local Government, • and asked for assistance to repair flood damage in shires in the Goul burn electorate Mr. Perkins referred to the condi tion of the cemetery at Queanbeyan,, which, he said, was covered with de bris to a dept hof three or four feet, and some of the corpses had been washed away. The Lord Mayor (Aid. P. V. Stokes, M.L.A.), said that some of the roads were in a deplorable state, while in some cases bridges had been washed away The Minister, in reply, said that the damage to the cemetery was a matter which concerned the Minister for Lands, and he would advise that De partment at once.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
sss&®!" Our Great Mid-Winter Sale IS NOW IN FULL BLAST Another Stupendous Bargain Event for the People of this District. ■A. Supreme Effort to clear the whole of our present season's stocks of Ladies' and Chilidren's Wear, Fashion Goods, Dress Goods, Hosiery, Boots and Shoes, Haberdashery. Men's and Boy's Clothing, Mercery, Household Drapery,. * Floor Coverings, Soft Furnishings, Stationery, Paper Hangings, ' And last, but not least, Household Hardware of Every Description. Ruthless Reductions in Winter Goods with the Winter in front of you. The immense savings you can make will pay you over and over again to come specially to Goulburn for this unique money saving opportunity, but it that isn't convenient, do the. next bestJhing and that is •tfb Ask us to send you one of OUU HUGE SALE PRICE LISTS.' Order from it without the slightest mis-giving. You're on solid ground—we're behind the quality and true value of every v article we sell—Sale time or any other time. If you don't...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
HERE AND THERE. J The torrential rains at the week end have culminated in - floods that will probably be more severe than those of a couple of 'weeks since. « • » Low-lying lands in and arounr Goulburn are flooded and residents had to'be rescued. Queanbeyan and Canberra are menaced. In the north the Tweed and Bellinger Rivers are in flood. » » • The Nepean, at Camden, is in flood. A hearse returning from a funeral was attempting to cross the bridge, over .which about two feet of water was running, when it was swept into the river. • • • The driver of the hearse, George Thorn, and the undertaker, Mr. Pet ers, were rescued by boat, but the hearse and horse were lost. • » » At Breadalbane the floods are re ported to be particularly severe and one resident stated that the stretch of flood waters -is already estimated to cover 30 miles. » ♦ » i I There are indications of very heavy floods in the Hawkesbury Valley. On Sunday the river was 31 feet above summer level and nine feet above Win...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
fYUR STOCKS OF THESE ARE NOW COMPLETE AND WE QUOTE W A FEW LINES WHICH. WILL STAND COMPARISON:— BLANKETS. WHITE, 54 x 72 33/6 pr WHITE, 63 x 81 43/G pr WHITE, 72 x 90 52/6 & 59/6 pr WHITE, 81 x 99 . . .. .... 67/6 pr GREY, 54 x 72 .. 29/6 & 32/6 pr GREY, 63 x 81 .: 37/6 & 42/6 pr GREY, 72 x 90 • 45/6 & 50/ pr FLANNELS—DARK GREY, SILVER GREY & NATURAL .. 2/11 yd FLANNELETTES, 27 incli. Striped .. 1/ yd FLANNELETTE, 31 inch, Striped ........ .. .. .... 1/6 yd FLANNELETTE, 33 inch, Striped .. .. .. 1/S yd FLANNELETTE, 36 inch, Striped .. ..... .. .. .. .. .. 1/11 yd FLANNELETTE, 27 inch, White... .. .. ... lOJd yd FLANNELETTE, 30 inch, White .. J. .... iv. 1/3 yd FLANNELETTE, 36 inch. White .. .. .. .. . . .. 1/6 & 1/11 yd DARK GREY STORM FLANNELETTES ........ 1/ & 1/6 yd DRESS FLANNELS, 28 inch, Navy, Brown,- Mole, Putty, Mauve, King fisher and Rose, 3/11 yd. ALSO A SPLENDID RANGE OF DRESS LENGTHS IN FLANNEL, HOPSACK, AMAZONIAN A...
GOLSPIE. (From Our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
GOLSPIE. (From Our Correspondent.) Rainfall.—Flood rains fell through out the district on Saturday and Sun day, when four inches were recorded ♦ J1!61"8 ,ran very hiSh and it .is stated that the_ flood in the Abercrom bie was the highest for many years while residents on Bolong River are of the opinion that there has not been' a previous flood to equal that, on Sun day. Widespread damage has been done to fencing, particularly to wire netting fences and flood gates. No , j; other damage is reported. Sickness.—Quite a number of our residents are suffering from colds, out fortunately not in a very severe form. Mrs. A. J. Boys, of "The Dane," has again been very ill, suffering from the affects of ptomaine poisoning, but is now recovering, though still far from well. Progress Committee.—In reply to a letter sent to the Department of Ed ucation urging the necessity of fenc ing in the local school ground, an off er has been received stating that the Department is willing to supply wire, ne...
HOCKEY. CROOKWELL CLUB FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
HOCKEY. CROOKWELL CLUB FORMED. Last night (Tuesday) there was a very representative gathering of ladies who met at the "Crookwell Gazette"- office to consider the pros pects;of forming a local ladies' hock ey club. There were present tho Misses E. and M. Rowe, ■ D. Searl, Shepherd, P. Webster, H. and J. Sherriff, I Spring, A. Roberts, E., M. and J. Winning and D. Haines. It was unanimously decided to form a club. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. President: Miss A. Roberts. ■ Vice-presidents: Misses Keith and Spring. Hon. Secretary: Miss M. Winning. Hon. Treasurer: Miss E. Rowe. Committee: Mesdames G. Parker G. Jarratt and MisBes Searl, M. Rowe, and P. Webster.' Apologies for absence were receiv ed from Mesdames -Parker and Jar ratt and the Misses Keith and She S°S It was decided to make arrange ments for a playing area. Brown and gold was selected as club colours. A further meeting will be held on Tuesday r.igbt next.
(Published by Arrangement.) "THE LORD OF CRIME." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
(Published by Arrangement.) "THE LORD OF CRIME." "The combination between bootleg criminals and bribe-taking official criminals appointed to control them has built the most dangerous of crime's into one of the Greatest Industries of the United States," writes Wiudson McKay in a special article for the "New York American." "There are hundreds of millions in vested in ships, automobiles, nigh powered boats and warehouses, ex. cluslvely devoted to bootlegQlng. "Not thousands, but tens of thous ands of bootleg distilleries, big and little, are scattered all over this country. "The new generation may be -.vise enough to leave the new alcoholic poi sons alone. But unfortunately court records, statistics, and general report give ^little ground for that hope. "Drunkenness is common ambng young people. Violation of law is looked upon by young and old men as a rather admirable achievement and more well-known men in the United States have been killed by bootleg whisky than by any other kind oi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
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"FIVE HUNDRED." TARALGA v. RICHLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 27 June 1925
"FIVE HUNDRED." TARALGA v. RICHLANDS. A team from Taralga visited Rich lands last week and played the locals. The visitors won by 33 games to 17. Following are the results:— T. Burge and G. Goodhew (C) v. Ed. McAlister and H. Bensley (1). M. Fitzgibbon and Mrs. Chalker (6) v. M. Finlayson and Mrs. Cusack (4). R. Gordon and W. Keating (8) v. T. Corby and C. Bradbury (3). J. Swan and C. P. Goodhew (4) v. M.. Viles and Mrs. Mudie (3). C. Mooney and F. Fitzgibbon (6) v. J. Cusack and Miss F. Bradbury (3). S. Thorburn and T. Comino (3) v. J. Marmont and G. Bailey (3).