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MAGAZINES. "NASH'S." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
MAGAZINES. "NASH'S." .-•* ••rpiie Women of Delight" is a beautiful drama, of the far west when Apache raids were all in the day's •, work, and women were either good . or bad. The ann was settirjg when Ben Thompson brought his . young wife to Delight. As'the covered wag on came rattling slowly up the. liill from the crossing ofcthe San Pedro, the rest of the population turned out" to witness the blacksmith's arrival. &lt; Lil. a rough, diamond, sees Mary,- the blacksmith's wife, and its a case of. the arrival of the rivals, but the ^ storm blows over and the story has a happy ending. "The ■ Doom of the Darnaways" is a new Father Brown mystery story, of a musty romance. They found Darnaway lying in a wreck of his-tall camera. Little more than a glance and a touch were need ed to tell them he was dead. Only the portrait stood untouched upon the easel, and, oiie could fancy the'shin ing eyes shone. This story is full of mystery and captivates the reader. "The Painted ,Veil," by...
CONTEMPLATED MEASURES. NEW MINISTRY'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
CONTEMPLATED MEASURES. NEW MINISTRY'S PROGRAMME. J The list of bills to be placed before the House when Parliament meets on i August 12th will include the following: A 44-hour week. Amendment of the Public Service Act, re-admitting the employees to the State Arbitration Court. A-bill to abolish night baking. Abolition of capital punishment. J Amendment of the .Local Govern ment Act, introducing adult franchise for the election of aldermen only. A bill making it obligatory upon the coal-owners to establish at.their own expense rescue stations. A bill to provide that inexperienc ed employees shall mot work • at the face of a coal mine. A bill ratifying the minute of the Railway Commissioners concerning the 1917 strikers. Legislation dealing with the relief of soldier settlers; and Amendment of the Valuer-General's Act . bit.„
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
HERE AM) THERE. There were 110 casualties owing to 'the collapse- of a verandah at Mel bourne. Citizens crowded onto the 12-ton cantilever verandah in order to see the arrival of the American Fleet.,, The weight imposed was too great." It crashed with the result as stated above. • The Chief Commissioner of Kail ways (Mr. Praser) announced at the Commercial Travellers' dinner on Saturday night that the Commission ers, by arrangement with the Victor ian authorities, had agreed to run ex press trains on the seven days of the week. He added that the new ser vice would commence early next month. # If the consent of the Governor is obtained the Labour' Government will at an early date make an effort to swamp the Legislative Council by the appointment of at least twenty Lab our nominees. • * • One of the leading planks of ■ the State A.L.P. platform is the abolition of the Legislative Council, but it seems that an attempt to'carry it out . will not be made during the life of the present Pa...
COUNTRY PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
r, i COUNTRY PRICES 1 The following letter appearisg in. one of the Sydney morning dailies; is worthy of reproduction:— Sir,—In your notes, "About Town,", you ask, "What has the country store keeper to say about this?" when com menting on a charge of profiteering' laid against the country storekeepers by a correspondent. As one of the' storekeepers referred to, I wil endea vour to reply as briefly as possible. In the majority of cases the country storekeeper, besides having to keep a. bigger stock than the city man,' as he is so far away from , the markets, has . also to "carry the baby" for a vast majority of his customers. The' "monthly" account easily aver ages two months on the books—not too many pay promptly; and nearly every storekeeper carries a remarkable number o£ yearly accounts. To do this, be often has to renew p.n.'s and al most invariably runs an overdraft at the bank. So, instead of getting 3J to 5 per cent, concession for spot cash with order, he has to pay S per cen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
Rogers' Quality Bedding BEDDING KAPOK BEDDING Best quality Samarang Kapok in blue and white stripe, oi' fancy tickings. Made in various qualities as per price list. Best Workmanship. No. 17—Quality Set. 7in. Piped Porders, close double stitched, £8/10/-. Kapok Beds (NO BORDERS) ■ Made in Colored Cotton Ticking • • . ' 2ft. 6in., 22/6 ; 3ft., 30/-3ft. Gin., 36/6 ; 4ft. 6in., 46/6. : Kapok Mattresses 'No. 12 Quality. Bed laced, 4in. borders. Blue and White Ticking. - 2ft. Gin., 34/6; 3ft., 42/6 ; 3ft. 6in., 50/-&lt; 4ft. Gin., 63/-. , No. 12A Quality. Bed laced, 4in. stitched border's.' Blue and White.Stripe Union.Ticking. 4ft. Gin., 75/-. ' ■ . No. 14 Quality. Bed laced, yin. double stitched borders. Blue and White Stripe Union Ticking.' 2ft. 6in., 47/6; 3ft., 57/6 ; 3ft. Gin., 67/6.. ' ' '' — -- No. 15 Quality. Piped 5in. double stitched borders. Blue and White Stripe Union Ticking. " 2ft. 6in., 52/6 ; 3ft., 63/-;. 3ft. 6in., 72/6. Special Quality Mattresses Blue and White S...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
PERSONAL. We met Mr. Thos. McAlister on his . return from the big smoke, where, unfortunately, he went for the pur- - pose of receiving medical treatment. It was Mr. .McAlister's first visit to the city, and. naturally he saw many . thiiigs that could not be realised un less by occular demonstration. It is with deep regret we learn that- ;■ Mr. Jim-ICeough is not getting the\ best of health. In fact it is his in tention to. go into hospital for treat ment. We trust, however, to report favourably on his condition in a later issue of the "Echo." - ' : .» » » Mrs. William Elliott, of Eddington, Taralga, is now spending a holiday with her sister, • Mrs. Michael Rhall, of Young. • ••* • « » The many friends of Mr. Garry McDonnell, who are legion throughout the district, will regret to learn of ; liis indisposition. However, we are pleased to say that he is steadily gaining convalescence. - -
IN LIGHTER VEIN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
IN LIGHTER VEIN. A teacher in the Midlands received the following letter from the mother oE one o£ his pupils:— Dear Sir,—Please don't give Charlie any more" homework. That sum about how long it* would take a man to walk to Brighton caused his fatner to lose three days' work. Then when he'd walked it. you-marked the sum wrong. ■ ■ \ X * * Robinson.—."That is a fine dog you have, Burnley. Bo you want to selj liim?" "i'.u sen mm ior ,msu' liounds. Robinson.—"Is he' intelligent?" pum ley—"Intelligent! Why, that_ dog knows as much as I do!" Robinson. —"You don't say so. Well, I'll Sive you hall a .crown lor him." During an epidemic of cholera oil board a British warship, so many (lieu that the. doctor just made a chalk mark 011 the bunks where, the occu pants were to be . buried. One sup rosed corpse protested loudly when. he discovered that he was to be bur ied at sea. "But I'm not dead,' he insisted.. "Oh," w.as the reply, "shut up! Do you suppose that you know better .than-the doctor...
"THE ECHO." LOCAL PRESS REPRESENTATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
"THE ECHO." LOCAL PRESS REPRESENTATIVE. . The proprietors o£ the "Echo" de sire to intimate that Mr. W. M. Fitz gibbon, o£ Taralga, lias been appoint ed local press representative. . Mr. Fitzgibbon will be pleased to give attention to any district news submitted for publication, and will be pleased to be notified ,of any fix ture or happening of interest. We make a strong appeal to .resi dents, asking' for their co-operation and help in pushing forward the "Echo." It is destined to play an important part in the progress and de velopment of the Taralga district. The rails for the Roslyn-Taralga track are now approaching the towii, and. the ad vent of the railway, as a: real thing, will be realised at no distant date. The policy Of the "Echo" will be to infuse confidence in the productive ness of the Taralga district soil and to emphasise the possibilities: of in tense culture. Viewing the area of land without going further than the town, acres and acres of excellent land remain un cu...
CONVERSION LOAN. THEY SUFFERED; WE MUST PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
CONVERSION LOAN. THEY SUFFERED; WE: MUST PAY. . The first internal War Loan was ."launched in Australia on. 24tli July, "1915; the.second, on 1st December, ,1315; the third,on 1st June, 1916; and the fourth on. 23rd December, 1916. • Every one will remember what this money was required lor. ■ It was to maintain in action those gallant' An zac3, many of whom, alas, left their brave .bodies on the shell-swept slopes of Gallipoii or beneath the poppies of Flanders 'fields.' There was no fear about getting the necessary money in those days. lit.the first War Loan, nearly three "times- the amount asked for *was subscribed. In those days, people realized their national duty to the full, and it is felt by the Commonwealth Loan authorit ies that the position needs only to be put carefully arid plainly before the people to-day, and they will respond . just as freely. The call of national duty beats just as strongly in the Australian's breast to-day as ever. The total amount '■■raised?, by th...
Two "Hayseeds" go to See the Fleet. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
Two "Hayseeds" go to Bee the Reel. We had been working oil a railway near Goulburn when word came that j the American Fleet was coming to Sydney. . Me and Jack had been wanting to go to Sydney for some time as we had the dry horrors, so we thought this was the time to go and have some fun. ' • We put Sunday aside and washed our best dungaree trousers and start ed for the city on Monday. When we got along the line a bit we met two girls we knew , and ' travelled with them to ' Sydney.i. They were nice girls; line sorts^of. country maids, with a big hamper of sandwiches and cakes, which we made look very "sick." We got to Sydney and the girls I left, so we went down to the Hotel j Australia. We went there because j we thought we. would get in on 'the; [cheap, as-1 used to work there clean ing boots. I told them I used to work : there, but it didn't make any "diff ■ ers" and they' charged us full rates for the room. | We went to a "pitcher" show that night and got 'ome about eleven and...
AUCTION MART. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
AUCTION MART. Mr. S. J. Grosve'nor intends starting liis weekly auction sales of produce and general lines at an early date. 'Residents having goods to dispose ot' under the hammer should notify Mr. Gro'svenor so that he can list same. The announcement of the opening sale will be duly notified in the advertis ing columns of the "Echo."
(Published by Arrangement.) THE U.S.A. DRUG EVIL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
(Published by Arrangement.) THE U.S.A. DRUG EVIL. "One of tlie admitted results of Prohibition," says the Glasgow "Ev ening Citizen" in a leading article, "has been the manufacture on an en ormous scale of poisonous wood alco hol which is palmod off as genuine spirits. Another is the spread of the traffic in drugs. "When Lord Cecil made the point recently at the Geneva Opium Confer ence the American Delegation denied it, but independent observers are not content to accept official assurance and figures. As a matter of fact offic ial figures can never be accepted as reflecting the real' situation when there is a large illicit traffic. "At the beginning of the Prohibi tion experiment it was pointed out that the suppression of the drink would lead to an increase in the con sumption o£ drugs. It is generally ac cepted that this is precisely what has occurred. "In considering whether Prohibi tion is good or had it is, therefore, necessary to keep in mind evrls which may have taken the pl...
"ECHO" DISTRIBUTING AGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
. "ECHO" DISTRIBUTING AGENT. : , Mr. S. J. -Grosvenor has been ap-i pointed sole' 'distributing 'agent for (lie "Taralga Echo." Subscription and other accounts will be accepted by Mr. Grosyenor 011 our behalf, and his receipt will be sufficient discharge. Advertisements and printing orders left with Mr. Grosvenor will receive careful and prompt execution.
STOCK MARKET. CROOKWELL STOCK SALES. Messrs. O. H. Furner & Co. (Crookwell) report:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
STOCK MARKET. CROOKWELL STOCK SALES. Messrs. O. H. Furner &■ Co. (Crook well) report:— '■ There were 110 sheep and only a fair yarding Of cattle at last Friday's stock sale. Our sales included: Fat- blks., £10 to £10/5/-; store blks., 3yrs, £6 to £8/7/-; heifers, 3yrs, £4/5/- to £5 17/6; liyrs, to £5/7/6; hest spring ers; | £8 to £8/15/-: others, from £5 to £6/12/6; poddies, to £2. Messrs W. H. Wheatley (Crook well) report:— Owing to the flooded state of creeks no sheep were yarded at our sale 011 Friday. About 120 head of cattle were yarded, including an unusually large number of springers. There was. a good attendance of buyers from Goulburn and local centres, and prices realised were above late ruling rates, and in some case's showed a consider able advance. Small yarding of fat bullocks. Heavyweight, plain quality, £8/15/ to £10/10/-; lightweight,' £6 to-£7; store' blks., 3yrs, £5 :to £6/7/6; 2 yrs, £3/10/- to £4/4/-; heifers, 2yrs, £3/10/; dry cows, £3 to £4; aged cows,...
Commonwealth Conversion Loan. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
Commonwealth Conversion j Loan. The Commonwealth Treasurer, Dr. Earle Page, has announced the terms for the conversion of the £67,000,000 41 per cent, war loans which fall due on December 15. The rate of interest is'to he 51 per cent, per annum, and the 'issue is to be at par. The period of the loan will be six or eleven or sixteen' years, at the subscriber's option, to be ex ercised when making his application All new money subscribed will bear interest at 51 per cent, per annum, and the interest will be paid at that rate commencing on the day of its lodgment with the Commonwealth. Persons having money coming due, therefore, may put it Into the loan without loss of even a day's interest. Though new money will be accepted, the Treasurer is sanguine that most of the present holders will convert their stock or bonds into the new loan He is willing to accept surrender of old holdings immediately. Persons who convert their old into new stock and bonds will receive from the Commonwealth ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
BABBIT SKINS = BABBIT SKINS THOSE WHO HA'VE SENT TO " Goldsbrougli, Mort & Go. Ltd. SYDNEY ARE STILL SENDING. RESULTS HAVE PROVED IT. COMPARE OUR PRICES WITH OTHERS. EXPERT CLASSERS. SPECIAL ATTENTION TO WEIGHTS. QUICK RETURNS. WRITE FO£ LABELS AND REPORTS. Radiola. Wireless Receiving Sets BUILT BY THE AMALGAMATED WIRELESS (AUST.), LTD., THE PIONEER WIRELESS ORGANISATION OF AUSTRALASIA. LATEST PRICE LIST. RADIOLA CRYSTAL RECEIVERS £3/15/, £5/12/6 RADIOPHONE TWO-^ALVE RECEIVERS, £15, £22/16/6, £24/10/ MARCONI PHONES £25, £26/13/6 RADIOLA FOUR-VALVE SETS £47/10/, £58 RADIOLA SUPER SIX VALVE SETS, complete; Including Loud Speaker, £90, £91/10/. RADIOLA SUPER, in Sheraton Cabinet," making a fine piece of fur niture for the home, £140, £141/10/. The Radiola Super (Six Valves) is the last word in Radio and in corporates the most advanced ideas of the science. No outside aerial or earth wires need be used with these sets and will give equally as good results in the home or in the o...
KEMPTON SOCIAL. BENEFIT TO MR. JAMES H0GAN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 1 August 1925
KEMPTON SOCIAL. BENEFIT TO MR. JAMES H06AN. Despite the unfavourable weather the Kempton Hall was crowded on Friday night, July 10th, the occasion of a benefit social tendered to Mr. James - Hogan, a local resident who is incapacitated owing to back trou ble. ' The residents of Kempton can al ways be relied upon to rally at the call of any signal of distress. So it was in the present instance. An apology was received from Cr. H. J. Hogan (president of the Crook well Shire) for unavoidable absence. The organisers, Messrs. R. M. Mac pherson (Carravale) and J. Hogan (Hadley) (ire to be congratulated on the happy results achieved. The gross takings amounted to £31. The net result will be in the region of £26 or £27. Mr. R. Macpherson, in the role of auctioneer, exhibited much versatil ity. He never missed a nod and caught and recorded many bids that were not intended. During the whole process of wielding the hammer he was never once "on the rocks." He had a sympathetic audience. It was ...