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The Expected Return to Gold [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
The Espected Return to GcM The recent rise- of sterling is now gojiernlly looked upon as indicatinir that we are on the way towards an ?efii'ly resumption . of specie payments. It is admitted by- most.' observers that there are yet many incalculable fac tors which may delay the prc.ccss. It cai-not he denied that the dollar ex-' change has actually turned ia our. fav- our at a time when under ordinary e'r C'lmstances the reverse movement would be a natural occurrcnce. British st.it'sties show that iinports arc i::: | doulitcdly far in excess of exports a:i-l | the chief correcting element of 1'!'.' I'ii-:tish aclvorse trade balance on tl is occasion is the extensive -American in;i ;'ng of British securities. It is the c)in:pi;eKS of money in the United Stntcs, nr.d the nhnnchince of credit there, which has caused the present f iliation. . Wo must liot forget that '?vji'i the much higher rates ruling hi l (ndcn. the American investor, who lecls the slump in the local mon?y rf;ies, is...
Suspicious Fire IN "DAILY EXPRESS" OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Suspicious Fire IN 'DAILY EXPRESS' OFFICE. A timely discovery prevented what Otherwise would undoubtedly have l.een a serious fire in the 'Daily Ex press' -office 011 Saturday evening. At about (5 p.m. Mr. G. C. Pink stone, one of the principals of the. Company, casually dropped iuto the j office to pick up evening papers, when j he noticed a smell of fire, and the : ca.ise of it was soon found in a blaze going 011 in a machinery corner at the I back end of the factory. As the fire had evidently only started a minute or two before, Mr. Piukstone soon had it extinguished. The circumstances surrounding the - outbreak poi'it to it being something more than merely accidental. . Mr. Pinkstone was himself the last person in the office at 3:30 that after noon, and on leaving had been careful to lock up. Later an employee came to the oflice to do some writing, and -finding the doors locked went away again. When Mr. Pinkstone returned at (! p.m. the doors were secure. The fire, however, had ...
S.S. COMMUNISM THE SHIP THAT NEVER WAS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
S.S. COMMUNISM [ tHE SBI£- ®HAS NiiVBB WAS. If is highly probable that 90 men out of 100, no matter what their poli tical opinions might be, would prefer to go to sea in a ship of a type known to be reasonably seaworthy than in one of a strange design that had never proved its capacity to float even in calm water, much less to weather the storms of adverse seas. And it is msj-e than likely that those ninety and nine would not be induced to alter their preference by the assurance of certain foreign gen tlemen hwo had never navigated a ship at all that the strange vessel was a much better sort of vessel than the ones they wore used to. Having decided, then, to embark upon the ship of familiar design, the ninety and nine, it is almost certain, would have an added sense of secur ity if they knew that the ship was commanded by a navigator of experi ence; but they would probably despair of their safety if on the high seas the crew mutinied and decided that they, and not the captain, shoul...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
' Hi Marcss Clark kfy, Ii& 1 ? Drapery, Clothing, Milliners', Footwear, ' | Furniture, Ironmongery, Crockery, etc. ?;! ^ -. For CASH or EASY TERMS | Get* in touch with our Local Representative: — F.PURVIS, '€LEVES,' SUTTON ST„ 'COOTAMUNDRA. / ? ? . ^ I ?['the best place] ?: ??. I FOR YOUK SAVINGS 1 1 : lOIESiliEU SIVIIli ' 111! : OF N.S.W. | 'WELL OPEH AW AOOOOWT I I I & interest paid at 4% up to £soo | ana a-fc S|t% on excess to &1,000 j j NAL, JQUPJT AMD TRUST ACCOUNTS OPENED' j .? ; | ACCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN OF AMY AGE I I © VS/RITE FOR BOOKLET | I I Government Guarantee -for AES DsposEts *169*1$® A WCHES M0- S38 AGENCIES* I NO AGENCIES AT POST OFFSQES I ih 4-x1^ Ifenf* « --*? k « -1 i i ?*-» ; W i ~'i ^£-4, '&» I OPEN FOR AI.L CU'.e3E3 Of- |-j Qewerssi ©aiirtteiisf »? .S^ssrssss ^ in tho P'rinctpnl Ci;-«3 and Tow»a o f At'strrJ- i, f-iow Quinci.?. (';) And UarcctoK (Z). [*'. Savusffs Bsirsk Pepartsi^eril; M 01 a,Kl Savins': Banit A;-r^v- t.-SfissV; ...
Expert Piano Tuning & Repairs [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Expert Piano Tuning & Repairs Messrs. Beale and Co., Ltd., Piano and Player-Piano manufacturers have pleasure in announcing that one of. their factory-trained experts is tour ing the district and will be lopated .in Tumut during the course of a few days. Piano and player-piano owners will thus have a unique opportunity ot securing the best attention for their instruments— tuning, regulating,, or repairing. The Company guaran tets all work undertaken by their op eratives. Orders for tuning of repair v-crk may be addressed to the Beale ?jt'l'vice Oilieer, Post Oiiice, Tumut.
The Pig's Tail [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
The Pig's Tail The curl in the pig's tail is said to be a sure indicator of the state of his health. Some breeders assert that a straight-tailed pig is discontented and . a feed wast«v. In health, the tail is curled and carried in a characteristic way, whereas in a siclcly animal the '.ail is. often carried loosely and hangs in a limp fashion. One will often no tice, however, that in aged pigs the tail is not always curled. Sometimes it hangs free and is switched about in the same way as the tail of a horse or cow. Even in these cases, the way in' which the tail is moved indicates whe ther the animal is in good heart or is sickly and disinclined to move about.
Mistaken for Burglars! [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Mistaken for Burglars ! ] Three, well known identities of the Cootamundra district were held up on the South Coast recently by a police-, man, who -demanded to. know their ii'j)ics, whore tliey came from, where they slept the previous night, and all the rest of il. Tho man in blue seem ed to be quite sure lie had a trio of 'wanteds,' Jie way he 'bounced. The. trio wore none other than Messrs. Les. Koininsky, Gerald Davidson, and G. A. Vaughan, in the latter'siC-rossley car, which was the same color as a car commandeered from a doctor, and us ed by the burglars wl:en getting away wi'.h £80 worth cf g-ods stolen at Xew'.';'.. It was very early morn, and the party 1k;:1 c::-me from I-Iusk'ssen, after their c::'.u's!;;n, and were pi'ssing throuy.n Kiama. oi: their way n- l-ydncy for the fifth test, when the r.'.iuden hold-up happened. It took half an hour to cr ;r ineo the constable that the;.- were respectable citizens ! I Word lsau been passed oji by 'phone co look out for three burgl...
Kunama [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Kunama A quiet but pretty wedding was celebrated at St. Jude's Church of England, Tumbarumba, on Saturday, March 7, when Emily Courtney, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JolinVin goc, of Trevalley Farm, Kunama, was married to David Vivian, son of the late D. M. Fail-lie and Elizabeth Fair lie. of Homer Street, Earl wood (Can terbury). The officiating clergyman was the Rev. H. J. Kelvin, Rector of St. Jude's, Tumbarumba. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked chanting in a -handsome knit ted jersey silk dress which was chosen for the occasion by the relatives of Ihe bride in England. After the cere mony a reception was held at the resi dence of the bride's parents, where the. immediate relatives and friends of the newly married couple sat down to a sumptuous repast, and a very pleasant afternoon was spent, enlivened by music and singing, after which the happy couple left per motor car for their future residence at Batlow, where Mr.- Fairlie lias a responsible position with ...
Tumut Post Office ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Tumut Post Office ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF ' MAILS. As a result of tlie altered train ser vice mails arrive at the Tumut Post Office as follows : — Prom Sydney, Cootamundra., etc., Monday, Wednesday, .Friday, 10.30 a.m. From Sydney, Cootamundra, etc., Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 11.45. U.lll. From Brungle, Gocup, Argalong, Liu-nialac, Tuesday, Friday, 11.30 a.m. From AVcst Blowering and Yellowin Monday, Wednesday, and Friilay, 11.30. a.m. -T From Adelong and Gilmore, 3.40 luu. daily Sundays excepted. From Batlow, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, 2 p.m. [ from Batlow, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 3.45 p.m. I'i'oiii Talbingd Kavlile, Yiirranijo ! W)'.- /ujfl Ufivua, ? Morid/iy, Tlnu'stiit.y, it.jn, jWmi 'L'oiiiu'Ji'oniii it iif I Ailjuii^' NOi'tli he^ltiH,' (lis* WOt 1' Mullri close afc tire Tunmt Post. Office fop .despatch as follows: — For Sydney, Cootamundrn, Gunda f-aii,' etc., ordinary letters, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12.30 p.m. For Sydney, Cootamundra, Gunda giii, register-ad mail ...
Tennis MEDIC v. EAST BLOWERING. LADIES' DOUBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Tennis MEDIC' v. EAST BLOWERING. LA DUOS' DOUBLES. '?jiv-:. K. ii'hI M.' l^iurke (Blowering) , V Miss D. AYobli it nil Miss D. Iteid (.Medic), fl — --. lu rfii-ciivcs ;i iid 1C. Bonrkc v. P. Wcl-'i' and .Airs. Plant,, 5 — (!. M. 1 Sou'.::-- ii it U Ilargreaves v. D. AVjebli' ;iii(I I). It(V.l'l, (5 — 5. K. junl M. Bourke v. 1'. AA'ebb and Mrs. Plant, -1 — !!. GENTS' DOUBLES. . Ii. Ilaydcn and I'\ Bourke v. C. Taylor ?Mid P. Plant. C—2. T. Xiil all and l'\ Cripps v. J. Bayliss dial V: Beegliug, G — 2. K. Ilaydcn and Hallorin v. L. Long nnd T, AVebb, 4 — G. Ilaydcn and F. Bourke v. J. Bayliss nnd I!. Beogling, G— 1. Ii. liayden and Ilallcrin v. C. Taylor' mi,l p. Plant, 1—0. T. Nut all and F. Cripps v. L. Long and T. Wcl'li, G — 4. it. Ha.vden and Ilnllorin v, J. Bayliss' nnd P-. Beegling, 3 — G. - 'L'. Poinkc and B-. ITayden v. L. Long ami T. AYebb, G— 2. T. Xutail and F. Cripps, v C. Taylor iiiid P. Plant, 2— G. MIXED DOUBLES. Mrs. K. Bourke and T. Bourke v. D. Weill) and T. Webb. 5...
Export of Skins REQUEST FOR EMBARGO. PRODUCERS' PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
- Export of Skins ? REQUEST FOR EMBARGO. ? PRODUCERS' PROTEST. Application was made t:- the Tariff ? 'Hon yd .recently On bqbn'lf of the feli nS'.-Hj&ring nirtuyVry for ns--:stanee ij l.H?r by . till! prohibition of the ex- | j -;:rf .6? ? or : tfce ; imposition of i;n i^xil dv.ty on jikhirt'. A i a meeting of fbt- board laut week, 'i 'Ji. ?!. W.\lY.vu- gccernl sjcrpiary of . ihe Graziers' .Assuciation of New ' yfci'uUli W.ale.8,' eecretary of the Produc-,j ? crs' Associations' Central Council and ' Secretary of tlie Graziers' Federal Council of Australia, submitted a® statement in opposition to the request. ' Mr. Allen submitted statistics 'to show that the number employed in the fellmongering industry has never ex ceeded 3010, and the normal number is aJvout 2500. It would, therefore, be inequitable to impose' upon the pastoral irdustry, with 90,000 employees, the burden of a tax for the purpose of maintaining an industry that was largely speculative, and that gave em ploy...
Sky Pictures [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Sky Pictures : A programme appealing to all pic- | t L'ogoors will bo .screened at the Sk.v I-k-tures on Saturday' night, when Mae }...n\s'h heads the bill in her latest pro- | duction, 'A Roman's Secret,' support ed by Herbert Rawlinson in a real thriller 'The Clean Up.' and a -Buddy Messinger Comedy . Episode -1 of 'Tlie J Fluuitom Fortune,' mil also bo screen ed. ' | ? — — 1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Government Notices. 5 NOTIFICATION appears in .Govern ment Gazette of Gtli March, 1925, call ing for objections to an application by R. M. Thompson, for permission to close and purchase the land in roads hereunder described. The boundary road lOO luiks wide separating portion 1(12 from portion 163,. parish -:f Tumut, county of Wynyard, Land District of Tumut, Gadara Shire. . Objections must be lodged with the Minister for Lands on or before the expiration of one month. — E. P. Fleming, U.S. for Lands. (B3413). SPECIAL AREA .No. 57771, Available 23rd March, 1925. Notification ap pears in the Government Gazette of 0th February, 1925, setting apart the above Area in 1 block of 3 acres, Par ish of Batlow, County of Wynyard,. Land District of Tumut, Situate ad jacent to Batlow. — E. P. FLEMING, Under-Secretary for Lands. (B3439). MEETING OF LANDHOLDERS A MEETING of Landholders of Ade long and Sharpe's Creek is hereby convened for : Tuesday, March 31st, at the Royal Hotel, Adelong, at 2.3...
Brevities [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Brevities Change .of advertisement for F. L. Raker's store this issue. * * * Workmen are. engaged in making repairs to the Wynyurd Hotel bal cony. ' » ? * » » Shire Engineer ? Bedford has 1::* ; n deputed to go to Sydney in connection with the Main Roads Grant. » » ? ' » Note changes of AV. W. Learmont's advertisement. Lenten season goods are specially announced. * .» * ♦ Keep in mind March 21, for Roche Bros, sale of Mr. C. J. Couglilan's ma chinery, furniture, etc. - » ? ' » ? The Tumut Municipal Council has received a very fine photo of I-I.M.A.S. Australia from the Premier's Depart ment, to be hung in the Council Chambers. » * » » The famous 'Red Hill' Station at Brungle -(Tumut) is for sale on a small deposit and easy terms. It con sists of 21,385 acres — 18,000 freehold C.P. and C.L., and balance. about 3000 acres forest reserve. Messrs. W. E. Kyle and Co. (Gundagai), in conjunc tion with Messrs. Pitt. Son and Bad gery ( Sydney - , will offer, this fine pro perty, at the Royal...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
OBITUARY. Mrs. Anna Jane Todd, a well known and highly respected identity of this district, died on Friday at the age of 9? years. Mrs. .Todd was born at Armagh (Ireland), but had been resi dent of New South Wales for 71 years. Off her children Mr. Mercer Todd (68), Mrs. Mary Richardson (05), Mrs. Eliza Grady (02), Mrs. Amelia Richardson (69), and Miss Louisa Todd survive and three* child- ren are all landholders in the Ade loiyc district. ' The many intimate friends and ac quaintances of the Rev. Harold and Mrs. Skuse were horrified to read of tho latter's death in the Sydney dail ies, which occurred on Friday even ing. Mrs. Skuse was knocked down by 11 motor .'bus and killed while attempt ing to cross Liverpool Street, Syd ney. Rev. Skuse was in charge of the Adelong Circuit about eleven years ago. it being his first appointment as a married minister. Many will re member Mrs. Skuse as his bright and cnarming girl-wife and sincerely sym pathise with Mr. Skuse and the swung daughter...
"The Woman on the Jury" DIRECTED BY HARRY O. HOYT. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
'The Woman on the Jury' , DIRECTED BY HARRY O. HOYT. Hurry O. Hoyt, who directed 'The Woman on the Jury,' the First Nat ional picture to be shown at the Peo ples' Pictures on Saturday, adapted 'Fiaming Youth,' Colleen Moore's fa mous hit, for the screen. For many years Hoyt has been winning fame for his vivid adaptations of novels and plays, as well as his original stories. Now he has made his mark as a direc tor. Sylvia Breamer is the featured member of the cast of 'The Woman on the Jury,' which is based on Bernard K. Burns' stage play. There was an excellent programme screened to a good house at the Peo ples' Pictures 011 Wednesday night. This was the opening night under the management of Mr. Laird, and the patronage accorded was gratifying. The star attraction was 'Where the North Begfins,' featuring the wolf* do# hero. Another good programme -»» 8fttaurg«£ ... .. ..
P. AND C. ASSOCIATION. Annual Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
P. AND C. ASSOCIATION. Annual Meeting. At the special meeting held prior to the commencement of the annual meeting which was held in the Parish Hall 011 Tuesday, at 8 p.m., Mrs. II. II. Prowse's notice of motion 'That all business done at the previous meeting bo rescinded, ' was lost; an amend n-int was carried --'That only that part of tho l-usiness relating to the date of the Annual School Picnic be rescinded.' At the annual meeting Mr. S. L. Crain occupied the chair; there was a good attendance. The Secretary's , report showed , that seven meetings had been held during the year, and that at four of these the chairman hed referred especially to the poor attendance. The school picnic and sports was entirely spoilt by the wpt weather on May 24 last. Crly ono effort in support of the funds had been held during the year. Mrs. R. H. Prowse's resignation as secretary, was accepted with regret, in October last. The Rev. Pike volun teered to fill the position until the end of the year. Th...
MURDER AT REDFERN. SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
MURDER AT REDFERN. SYDNEY, To-day. Mrs. Mary Smith was brutally mur dered at her house, Douglas Street, Redfern, about 2 a.m. this morning, and her daughter, Alice Quirk serious ly wounded. It was first thought they had been shot, but investigations showed that both had been battered on the head with a tomahawk whilst asleep. Two shots were fired by a neighbour, who thought that a son of Mrs. Smith, who clambered on to the reol in fear; was a burglar. The first intimation o.f the trouble was at 2.10, when the neighbour heard screams, followed by thuds, like blows being made with a strap.' When the police ai rived , they found Smith and Quirk in bed with the bedclothes pulled over them stained with blood. . A short search revealed a tomahawk, also cov ered with blood with the handle brok en, showing the force with which it had been used. Mrs. Smith died in hi.spital, while her daughter by the fist marriage is in a critical state. Neighbours saw two men leave the house shortly after t...