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"RACK-RENTS." OUTSPOKEN PROTESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
"RACK-RENTS." OUTSPOKEN PROTESTS. Drastic recommendations forthe amendment ol the Fair-RentB Act were made on Monday by a deputation to the Attorney-General (Mr. Mc Tiernan) from combined Labor organ isations at Balmain and North Sydney, tho Rentpaying and Fair Rents Asso ciation, and the Business Tennants' Association. The deputation requested the fol lowing reforms:— The creation of a Special Rents Court, giving every class of tenant the' privileges set out by (1) the re view and variation, if necessary, by the Court of the conditions of every lease, contract, and tenancy at the time of the passing of the bill; (2) vesting the goodwill of his business in the trader, and making it a legal possession as against the landlord; (3) fixing the rentals by the Court of ev ery occupied tenement; (4) restrict ing the return of the landlord to 8 per cent., per annum; (5) conceding traders the right of a renewal of their lease or tenancy on conditions to be fixed by the Court, including lengt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
KAPOK MATTRESSES 2ft. Gin. 3ft. Gin. 4ffc. 6in. Quality No. 1 33/6 45/'- 55/ „ 2 38/6 52/6 67/6 „ 3 47/6 63/- 80/ PILLOWS, 6/6. ■We also Stock all sizes in WIRE MATTE,ESSES and WIliE ST.RETG11ERS ranging in price from 25/6 upwards. All the above lines are direct from the Manufac turer and will stand comparison as regards price and quality. Goodhew Bros., (The Value and Service Stores) GENERAL IMPORTERS, ('Phone 5) TARALGA. SPECIAL NOTICE. TO READERS AND ADVERTISERS. WE wish to notify Readers and Ad • veitissrs that as from To-day, Saturday, 25th July, MR. S. J. GROS VENOR. of Taralga, takes over the Sole Agency for Shop Sales of the "ECHO" in Taralga. Orders for the regular delivery in Taralga, or by Post, may be lodged at his Store, and will receive prompt attention. Mr. Grosvenor is also authorised by us to receive Advertisements for insertion'in the "ECHO," and his re ceipt will be sufficient discharge for all monies paid to him on our be lialf. Mr. Grosvenor is .our accredited a...
MOTOR TRAINS. IN THE SPRING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
MOTOR TRAINS. IN THE SPRING. It has been stated by Mr. Area Com mlsioner Reld that Crookwell is to have a motor train service in the coming spring. 1 The service will be a fast one, as it will only stay at stations about 30 seconds, sufficiently long enough to pick up autl put down passengers. We understand these trains will have seating accommodation for about 80 passengers. FOR ENVELOPES SEE US. BLUE-LINED, HIGH GRADE AT SPECIAL QUOTES FOR QUANTl. TIE8.
COMMERCIAL. SPECIAL CATTLE AND SHEEP SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
COMMERCIAL. SPECIAL CATTLE AND SHEEP SALE. Messrs. O. H. Furner & Co. report a successful special sale of cattle and sheep at Goulburn on Tuesday, 14th inst The yarding comprised approx imately 400 cattle and 10,000 sheep. Bidding was spirited at the follow ing prices:— Cattle: Bullocks, Durhams, 4 and 5 yrs, £7/18/- to £8/9/-; 3 to 3J yrs, £6/12/- to £7/i7/6; 2-year-old strs £3/15/- to £4/15/-; yearling strs and lieifers, £2 to £2/18/-; cows, £3/7/- to £4/3/-; springers, £4 to £5/10/-. All the cattle yarded were sold. ^ Sheep: Market Arm for all classes, many lines showing an advance of 1/6 to 3/- on previous month's sales. A draft of 5100 m. and cb.h., on a/c J. Gill, Winderradeen, were greatly ad mired for breeding and quality, and elicited spirited bidding; 1S00 of the merino ewes and hoggets sold to 31/11, averaging 30/10; 1330 m.w.h. sold at 27/5; cbe.h., at 27/-; c.b.w., 23/10. The whole consignment averaged £1/7/6. Account other owners: M.w., 4yrs, 25/- to 29/-; m.w....
1917 STRIKERS. RIGHTS TO BE RESTORED. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
1917 STRIKERS. RIGHTS TO BE RESTORED. • The. Premier, Mr. Lang, stated on Wednesday that he was determined to see that everything was done to expedite the restoration of the sen iority of the 1917 tramway and rail way men who struck work. . "The matter," said the Premier, "is now in the hands of the Railway Com missioners, who have been instructed to restore seniority on the basis of length of service, fitness and other necessary considerations, eliminating entirely the strike factor." In the case of those men whom it is now necessary to regress, the Pre mier continued, in order to restore the strikers' seniority, such employees may be allowed to retain their exist ing rates of pay and the Government will accept a debit of difference be tween the rate now paid and the re cognised rate for the grade to which regression is made in each case. The cost of this reshuffle, accord ing to Railways Secretary Morris, is not yet prepared, but about 5000 men ; are affected. They, however, are n...
DISTRICT HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
DISTRICT HEALTH. Sickness is prevalent throughout tlio district and for tlie past few months Dr. Lyons has had a busy time. The continu ous wet and cold weather is doubtless responsible. We regrej; to report the ill ness of Mrs. S. W. Uraijj, of "Blink Bonnie," Yalbraitli, also lior daughter. Miss Craig. Mrs. Dawson is also on tlio sick list. •
LAND DISPUTE. A LEASEHOLD MATTER AT ROSLYN. BETTER THAN A CROSSWORD. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
LAND DISPUTE. A LEASEHOLD MATTER AT ROSLYN. BETTER THAN A CROSSWORD. An. interesting caBe was decided at Friday's sitting o£ the Local Land Board at Goulburn, says the "Post." There were three conflicting applica tions fo.r a block of land, the parties being related to one another. The land in question comprises 146 acres, and is situated near Roslyn. It was desired as a special lease, the applicants being Mrs. E. O. M. Brad ley (formerly Talbot), William Talbot and Mrs. Jane Talbot. The hearing of the case occupied a considerable time. Mrs. Bradley's first husband was the late John Talbot, who was a son of Mrs. Jane Talbot (another of the applicants). The remaining applic ant, "William Talbot, is (also a son, and is therefore a brother-in-law of Mrs. Bradley by her first marriage. The Board considered that as Mrs. Bradley is her former husband's ex ecutrix she had a prior claim on the land. It was accordingly decided to recommend to the Minister that the lease be granted to her upo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
Wire Mattresses No. 12—WIRE MATTRESSES, Double and Treble Woven— No. 12 Double Woven Wire, No. 1 quality, ?ft. 6in. wide 27/6 Double Woven Wire, -U't wide . ■ 28/6 . Treble Woven Wiro, 2ft. 6in. wide ... ...; . 30/-. " Treble Woven Wive, 3ft. wide .. ...} 33/-: Treble Woven Wire. 3ft. 61n. wide .. ' .36/ Troble Woven Wire, 4ft Gin. wide ... ... 41/6. Treble Woven Wiro, No. 2 quality, 3ft. wide ... ... 36/-'; Treble Woven Wire, No. 2 quality, 3ft. 6in. wido ... . 37/6;t Treble Woven Wiro, No. 2 quality, '1ft. 6in. wide ... 46/6 " y;;. No. 13—WIRE MATTRESSES?, Raised Ends, Cable Edges, Treble Woven and 'lose Woven No. 13 Treble Woven Wiro, No. 2 quality, with raised ends, 4ft. 6in. \vido ... 50/6 Treble Woven Wire, No. 1 quality, with raised ends and cable adges 4ft. Gin. wide 50/ Close Woven, with raised ends, cablj edges, 4ft. 6in. wido 55/6 14 WIRE MATTRESS, "UNION JACK." Absolutely tlie best made, strengthened throughout with specially heavy woven cross bands. 4ft. 6in. wide, 78/G...
HERE AND THERE [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
HERE AND THERE Sir John Higgins' scheme for the marketing of all wool for the purpose of achieving market stabilisation, in its present form, does not seem to ap peal to the grazier generally The Chief Secretary (Mr. Lazzar ini) says that Labor is determined to abolish proportional representation. He claims that the system has been introduced for the sole purpose o„f crippling the solidarity of the Labor movement. Prominent Labor members, how ever, say that Mr. Lazzarini 5s prob ably expressing his personal views on the matter. Opinion is divided in the Party on the question. * » » Members of the Labor caucus are supporting the claims of 8,000 rail and tram men for lost pay arising out of their supersession by "loyalists" after the 1917 strike. • The claims amount to £2,000,000, but this is an outside estimate, and probably the sum involved will not exceed about £1,"000,000. However, these days it's small potatoes for a Government to talk in millions. i ' • • • The ex-Minister for "...
LESS WORK. SIX[?]HOUR WORKING DAY. SUGGESTED AGITATION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
j LESS WORK. SIX.HOUR WORKING DAY. SUGGESTED AGITATION. At the last meeting of the Lithgow Labor Day Committee, Mr. R. Rossi said he had heen asked by his union, the Municipal Employees, to suggest to the committee the advisability of altering its name from the Labor Day to the Six-hour Day Committee. His union was of the opinion that the time had arrived when by every legitimate effort the demand for a six-hour working day should be emphasised. Mr. A. Luchetti seconded the mo tion. It was pointed out .that it was only two or three years sinee the name was changed from S-hour day to Lab or Day, and that alteration would have to be rescinded at a special gen eral meeting convened for the pur pose, after notice had been given.,
LOYALTY PLEDGE. IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. MOVE TO ABOLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
LOYALTY PLEDGE. IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. MOVE TO ABOLISH. A stir was caused at .the mon. thly meeting of the Council of the Public School'Teachers* Fed. - eration on Saturday when a pro posal was made that certain demonstrations of loyalty in Public Schools should be abol ished. i The matter was raised Jjy/ Mr. J. Reid, who moved, as a matter of ur gency, that the Minister for Educa | tion should he asked to stop "the re petition o£ patriotic platitudes in the ! schools every Monday morning.." | Mr. Reid's proposal provided for I the abolition of the following formula, j the recitation of which by the school | children is compulsory:. "I honour my God, I serve my King, and I sal | ute my Flag." The children are then I required' to sing God Save the King. Many members took strong objec I tion to Mr. Reid's proposal. By an ' overwhelming vote he was refused ! permission to proceed with the ques tion as a matter of urgeency. Mr. Reid thereupon gave notice that he would move the resolution at...
POTATO MARKET. SUPPLIES TOO HEAVY. PRICES DROP CROOKWELL BLAMED FOR GLUT. The P.P.U. reports under date 21st July:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
POTATO MARKET. SUPPLIES TOO HEAVY. PRICES DROP CROOKWELL BLAMED FOR GLUT. Tlie P.P.U. reports under date 21st July:— On Monday, 20th inst., the potato market underwent a serious change, due to two causes—firstly the shipping strike is likely to be settled early this week, and secondly, very heavy arrivals came from the Crookwell district, together with a heavy Tas manian shipment. At the moment there is in the vic inity of from 35,000 to 40,000 bags oil this market. Far too many for lo cal requirements, despite the fact that the Fleet will be here on Thurs day, adding something like 25,000 souls t6 our population for a short reriod. The market for locals dropped quite 60/- to SO/- per ton on last week's high rates, and Crookwell can carry the responsibility for the fall, having sent far too many forward for Monday's auctions. For potatoes bringing up to £14 last week agents were glad to sell out yesterday at £10 to £11 per ton, and the same ap plies to this morning's market at the A...
Correspondence. (To the Editor of the "Echo.") [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
Correspondence. (To the Editor of the "Echo.") Dear Mr. Editor,—As a subscriber to the "Echo," I would be pleased it you kindly grant me space for the following: > In a recent edition of your paper I read the comments of your Stone I Quarry Correspondent on the recent elections. Apparently his remarks I were rather unpalatable to a few of the late Government's supporters and i particularly so to one, who signs him self Digger. After perusal of Digger's letter which appeared in the last edi tion of the "Echo," it is very obvious that Digger was quite unaware of , the result of the elections, until he 1 read in the "Echo" the Stone Quarry ! news. It appears to have quite upset liis equilibrium. With his temperat j ure at fever heat, and his mind (as | his letter indicates) in a state of wild ' disorder, he launches out in a hostile manner, in a tirade of abuse, and personal insulting remarks (veracity unnecessary) against the contribution of such disquieting news. Although he seems...
TARALGA "ECHO" REPRESENTATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
TARALGA "ECHO" REPRESENT. ATIVE. Mr. S. .T. Grosvenor, local Newsagent and Storekeeper, has been appointed sole district agent and business representative for the Taralga " Echo." Copies of the "Echo" are obtainable at the store'and all information regarding advertising and printing will be furnished on application. Don't send' your printing away—See Mr. Grosvenor. Our work is high-class and prices bedrock.
Presentation to Father Cahill. A DUAL ROLE—RECEIVER AND GIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
Presentation to Father Cahill. A DUAL ROLE—RECEIVER AND GIVER. On Tuesday night last St. Patrick's Hall, Goulburn, was crowded, when the Catholic community o£ Goulburn honoured the popular administrator, the Very Rev. Fr. \V. F. Caliill, on the occasion of his - silver jubilee. ^ Mr. Locke, who presided, referred to the regard in which the administrat or was held. This was evidenced by the wonderful response of the people. His house, said the chairman, was always open to those in trouble, and persons not of the flock were just as warmly received as Catholics. BISHOP BARRY'S TRIBUTE. . Bishop Barry paid an eloquent tribute to his popular lieutenant. He | was pleased, he said, to be present ; that evening to honour a, priest who i had laboured so zealously 'in the cause of religion. When Father Cahill ; arrived in Australia from his native Ireland it was with the good inten . tion of doing honest work for God. He lived up to that ideal in a manner which did him credit. ' In the Goulbu...
EICHLANDS. (From a Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
EICHLANDS. (From a Correspondent). Our district lias been favoured with a particularly good winter so far. We have had' a plentiful supply of rain •iiul very few frosts. In consequence the grass and crops are growing well for this time of the year. The stock are doing well 011 the natural feed, and are -not causing any anxiety to their owners. Several of the dairymen are still supplying cream' to the factory and intend to continue doing so right throughout the winter. A portion of road, in front of Mr. Bensley's residence, which had been in a very bad state of repair for years, has just been formed and grav elled by the Crookwell Shire Council. About 200 loads of gravel were placed on the road in ten days by two carts, which speaks well for the men em ployed, considering the very boggy state of the ground at present. Mr. W. White was in charge ■ of the job. Much thanks is due to Messrs. G. C. Bradbury and E. N. McAlister for their agitation in connection with this work. About 80 yar...
LOCAL DAIRY CO. MANAGER. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
LOCAL DAIRY CO. MANAGER. We have been advised that Mr. S. P. Falkiner has been appointed Manager of 'tTio Taralctft Dairy Co , Limited, who will take up his duties in that capacity early next month. Mr. Palkiner has been associated with tho activities of the Mus . wellbrook Butter Factory for the past GJ years, und also he lias had considerable «xperienco with other factories throughout the State. The new manager is a returned soldier with five years' active service to | jifs credit. On behalf of our readers, wo | 'e.xU'ud to Mr. Fiilkiuer a cordial welcome.
PROBLEM FOR OUR SHIRE COUNCILS. ROAD CONSTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 25 July 1925
PROBLEM FOR OUR SHIRE COUNCILS, j i ROAD CONSTRUCTION. The question of keeping the roads of the shires m trafflcable order is calhng for very grave, anil earnest consideration from every shire coun cil throughout the State. Lj!16 motor traffic which now I Piedominates is playing havoc with | the roads. In the Crookwell Shire the sheeting is being worn off most of the : main roads and the question of re , iiewmg same on the revenue deriv able from rates is out of the ques w?/i'h f \ "lean. that the Council will be forced to raise a loan of some I magnitude. Hereunder we reprint the renort furnished by the Engineer of the Mul warms Council on the • question of ,h " enance' as Published in the "Post :— Tlie assistance I have requested is considerable compared to the ZT'i I,ro«'sion of much greater extent will be needed to prevent the letrogression also of main roads in the shire." In that way Mr. L. M. Ord, engineer of the Muhvaree Shire [ concluded a report submitted at last Wednesday...