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Adelong (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
Adelong j (To the Editor.) Sir,— Poor old me has been getting a very ' rough time because I ventured to voicc .the opinion of the majority of married men 011 the ways of their wives. I have been termed a male, n worm, . a donkey, and goodness only knows what. I11 fact,* every endear ing term known to polite society in Adelong, and .why? Just because I had sufficient courage to tell the wo men what I thought of them. Ono. lady even wont so far as to quote Shakespeare, and wondered if I could read, all of which goes to show how vindictive a woman can be when she is 'narked.' If the present day women ?were built of the same stuff as our mothers and grandmothers, the div orce courts would not be patronised to the extent they are now, and there would be more happy homes. Wo leuu was made to be a helpmate to man, and the best way for her to do that is to confine her attention to the house and strive to make that as c. mfortable ns possible for , her hus Innd and children, instead of alway...
HUSBAND AND DOCTOR CHARGED. Alleged Illegal Operation. SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
HUSBAND AND DOCTOR CHARGED. Alleged Illegal Operation, SYDNEY, To-day. Following the death 1 iii a private hospital 011 March 4, of Elrna Mary Reading, the husband Sydney Read ing (30), estate agent, and James Patrick King (47), medical practit ioner, appeared before the Paddlngton Court to-day, and were charged with ?conspiracy with a woman named I'liimis, to bring about ail illegal op en tion. Both accused were remanded until Wednesday, to the City Court, on bail of £100 each.
BOLTS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
BOLTS. Clements Store cart was left stand ing in the main street on Saturday af ternoon, when the horse took fright and bolted right up the middle of the street, but was brought to a stand still without any serious damage be :ug done. Ou Monday afternoon Crain and Melrose's butchers' cart, driven by Mr. Arthur Melrose was capsized, tnrougb. the horse bolting. The shafts were broken and there were other minor breakages. Mr. Melrose was thrown out but luckily escaped in juiy.
ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 12 March 1925
ACCIDENTS, i Adelong SfcMrifi to be fetfVlBg 0ft epi-- i maid at bittbeii lately, tfjft 42 feai' ol& son oi $iv, and Mfa, 1 ,7, Meiroes, was helping pick tigs on j Monday afternoon and when clamber. I ing down the roof of a shed, bis foot j caught in an old board, and he was j thrown to . the ground breaking his 1 lel't arm just below the elbow. Jack is rather an unfortunate bay. Some time ago he badly fractured his left arm at the elbow, and just recently j nearly cut off - one ef his thumbs. We j trust this break will not prove seri ous. WMle falling a tree at Mt. Yugel, Mr. Chae. Wiles had his collarbone badly fractured, through a dead limb falling heavily on his shoulder. He was brought to town and attended to by Dr. Gallagher.
Cricket TUMUT v. BATLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Cricket TUMUT v. BATLOW. Tumut cricketers easily defeated Batlow on the local wicket on Sunday last for the Potts Challenge Cup. ? The# scores were: — 1 . BATLOW. Quarmby, c G. llillier, b Barnett 1 Neill, c Young, b G. Hillier ? 0 Christian, std. Segal, b. AV. Hillier 32 Rogers, c Segal, b G. Hillier ? 16 Artlett, c Young, b Barnett ? 13 Irish, c Hilier, b Barnett ........ 3 Anderson, c Hiekey, b AAr. Hillier.. 0 Smith, c AArilkinson, b Barnett .... 5 Brennan, not out ? ? 6 Johnstone, b G. Hillier ? ? ? 0 AVithers, b G. Hillier ? ? 0 Sundries ? ? ? 5 Total ? ? ? 81 Bowling : C. Barnett 4 for 25, G. Hillier 4 for 20, AV. Hillier 2 for 11, G. AVilkinson 0 for 20. J-UiUU-L. G. AVilkinson, c Neill, b Brennan . 59 E. Segal, b Withers ? 23 \V. Hillier, b Irish ? ? ? 54 C. Barnett, c Johnston, b Neill . . 27 A. Back, c Irish, b Neill ? ? ? ? 22 C. Bedford, b Christian ? .17 C Jepsen, b Smith ? ? 32 F. Hillier, b Christian .......... 11 J. Hiekey, ' b Christian ....... ... 8 D. lroung, b C...
Brevities [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Brevities ltusscll Street is about to look up. — New store for Mr. ,T. J. Dearmont, and additions to Star Hotel and Globe Hotel. » * ♦ * One lady at the School Continental purchased a bag of goods from the produce stall, and left them at the rear of the stall until retiring time. L'ut when retiring time came, the goods — bag and all — had 'flown.' * * . « ? . The World-famous Boomerang mouth organ at city prices, viz., 2s., lis. 4s, 5s 7s fid and 8s. New stocks .just arrived. OSullivan, in Russell Street. [ - * - o * * I The Tumut Tennis Club has decided | to again hold an Easter tournament i similar to that of last' yenr. Pro ' grammes will be available during the ; week. * * * « j On Thursday nlglit next Tumut plc ; turegoers and music lovers will be provided with a special treat when Skipper Francis will render songs and selections, accompanied by his steel giiUar. an instrument of which he is ju-lniowledged a master. Miss Frazer ? (a Sydney musician) will preside at ♦hi' piano. ...
Brevities [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Brevities ? Nurse pilkiiigton is .relieving Nurse Sampson (on holidays) at the Tumut Hospital, ? ? ? *. Mn It. S. Sampson has been indis posed of late, and is about to go to the city on holidays. * ? * * - Mr. Ern Elphick is ' an inmate of Tumut Hospital. * ? ? ? Can anyone in other centres beat this: Rule's l'oint sports: Receipts £47 7s ; expenses. £10 14s ; balance handed to hospital £30 13s. *. « Mr. Steve Gallaty is . about to be ap pointed Snull Debts and District Warden's Bailiff at Tumut, in place of Mr. AV. Wicht, who. has resigned. » * » ♦ The Church of England, Tomorro ma, will hold their Harvest Festival on Sunday, March 22, at 11 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. — golden offering, Parishion ers to bring lunch. « ♦ * » Anzac Day, April 25, will be observ ed in the usual way at Tumut, and in -addition, the local branch of -It. S. and S.I.L.A. will be honored by a visit from Brigadier General Goddard. Watch for further particulars. . ? ? * The Tumut Town ,Band rendered a programme of mu...
Agricultural Bureau Conference [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Agricultural Bureau Conference -The Southern Districts Fifth An nual Conference of the Agricultural Burcuu of imhv South Wales, to be i liehl jit. Tumut and Batlow on March | 24 to 26, is of the greatest importance | to Tumut and District. An opportunity so 'rare is presenting itself that every iiivlividual interested in the develop ment of Tmmit and the district gen eiully should show their appreciation by co-operating to make the visiting delegates' Impression one that will pluce it first as a mixed farming und fruit growing proposition in the State. The local branches, of' the Bureau will stjige a trophy worthy of our district, or any district; In the State. Approxi mately 200 delegates, the choice of some JO, (fOO Bureau members, jnen . verwefl in -nil phases of modtjrn ngyicul tuwjl production, will assemble to dis- ! ouss the probili'ins confronting the \ producers of the State; the elimination . of which will mean better farming, I better marketing, and better living ! condit...
Junee Railway Station STATUS RAISED. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
icnee Railway Station r STATUS RAISED. Owing to the increase in the volume ?' work at the Junee railway station sii-iii;- the last year or 'two, the Itail ;ny Ommissioners have decided to :;ise .Tunro from a second class to a iv t class station. This will take :fect retrospectively as from July 1 f last year, although definite word- of :K- change was heard in Junee only I. out a fortnight ago. ,.iunee now rauKs witu ^Newcastle, skbank. and Goulburn, the only other ?i.rst clans railway stations in New 'i.'juth Wales. There are now only *vo other stations in the State whose :.tus is higher than that of Junee — )?.' ''special' stations of Sydney and i-arliiig Harbor. With the raising of the status came he promotion of Mr. J. V. Green, sta ?oiimnster, from the second to the irst class grade, and of the night offi i-i s, Mr. J. Combourne (of Junee), ml Mr. ,T. Dooley (of Weriis Creek), .) the positions of special night offic es at Junee. The telegraph office in the railway ' tation is re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
:i ' -?', : ' ? ? - ? ? ? - ? : A BIG FACTOR IN THE SOLUTION OF HOW TO COMBAT THE \ ' ' ' ' ? ? ' ? v?- ' ? ' ? '? LOWER PRICES DAIRYING MUST NOW FACE ? ???I ; j Baker's ! Post Office | . ; ' -? v.j ? . . . Y . - y' kJpStores :|S iiti ????? - Have madcarangeinents to eccure pure , machine dressed seed, free from $| : ;:V-:Y'.'- ^ ' ? ? ? ' ' ' ? ' . ' ' -? ? ' ; ' V foreign noxious weeds — and can supply all varieties for laying down per - xnanent pastures, or improving present natural paddocks, or for sewing for seasonable crops. ' GOOD SEED IS THE ONLY SEED WORTH SEWING and it costs little mor e than ordinary stuff. ^ '? v ? - ?' ? ? ? ? ' ? ? ' ? The obsolete methods of depending on nutural grasses alone must stop. 'H ? ?'???' ????? : ' . ? : ? ?- vSi Even grass land must carrythe mq^t suitable grasses and , if necessary , - i 1 i' |i receivc top-dressing with fertilizer. Patchy paddocks, swampy lands, fern patches can all be brought to their best, and your best paddocks made bet...
Garden Notes for March [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Garden Notes for March This is one of the busiest times in he year. . As the Dahlias and Chry ?ujlhemums come into , bloom cease ! \ ing liquid manure, but keep them ???atered .and shaded. As the Aster . cds to go out- of flowei',- c-leai* the old : ?;;ints away and dig deeply in pre ?nation. for replanting. The follow is. are suitable to follow on*. Ciner ?.'ias. in ahady beds where severe .'lutei' fi'osts are hot experienced, 'if'hs it) muifiy flltufitlcmSi .Pniisies, ttlnvjthHH, Sfcii'gariiii o.'itmt ioiiii, nemeatfiM, ov almost any o£ tho -ardy annuals mentioned below. A sain sowing: of sweet peas should now ?p put in. Now -is the best season to plant the ?autiful , spring flowering bulbs, ?hich are listed below. Some of these ?i not thrive permanently in very -ol climates. The 'cost of them is ' 'o small that every garden should --ave a collection of these lovely har bingers of spring. Daffodils, hya cinths and freesias make lovely uot -k:nts, and are quite easy to growi r. thi...
The Problem of Race [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
The Problem of Race The Third International does not draw tho color lino-*-' A 11 men are bro thers.' The -uHtralian -&-nnhiunlHts ni'i: begging the question when they say; 'The only danger is an economic one.' They say : 'If the colored races came, here, 111 large numbers they, would lower our standard of living. The dark races, would und^rlive us.' ] If a large number of white men come here faster than -expanc?:r~ industries could absorb them, the. ev.v,.iOinic dan ger would be the same. The economic danger is hot a 'question; of color, but of numbers. The racial danger is the real dan ger — the niongrelisation of . blood. Wages and hours -of 'labour are fixed by law. ,or by mutual agreement or collective bargaining ,and the employ er is compelled to pay the same, wage whether the employee is black or white. -Thus the economic danger . is past, but the racial danger is ever present. I an'i willing to trade ' with the colored man. 1 want him to work the same hours and recei...
Poultry PREPARATIONS FOR A SHOW. How to Wash a White Bird. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Poultry PREPARATIONS FOR A SHOW. How to Wash a White Bird. The poor condition in which many of the utility birds are shown is a subject of comment at all shows where utility classes are provided, 'and never more so than at the two big met ropolitan shows (writes the Poultry Expert of the Department of Agricul ture). This applies to all breeds, more or less, but particularly to White Leghorns, either because they have not been washed or because they have been' badly washed. In many cases bad washing is worse than no washing at all — the result of lack of experience and want of knowledge on the part of the owner. To wash a bird plenty of warm wa- j ter and towels and thre.e large bath j tubs should be provided, and a coop j that is lined with clean crash or some such material. This coop should be placed either in the sun or before a stove, so that the bird' can be put into ? it to dry- If it is in - the sun, care should be taken to protect the white lobes, or they will be scalded, and...
Money in Waste Products [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Money in Waste Products I The modern manufacturer and tho scientific chennsl. 111 combination, have turned manv things -that were 'ormerly the most worthless wa.ste ot be factory' into' vaiuable sources ??? ot profit and nnplovmcnt. There is. 111/ .ict, 110 such thing as rubbish nowu lays (writes James I-I. loung, 111 'Cliainlierg's .Journal ). A well-, known Midlothian firm of paper 111a- ? nufacturers lias perfected a process for making .rroin various waste pro ducts of the* company's mills a mater- 1 ill called indurite, which can be used Instead of vulcanite or ebonite. and which, is in -snnie wa.vs superior to Mk-iu for electrical works. A sharp- ] ?vviited American has discovered a sil- I ver mine in the waste products ot a | big cinema studios. Four ounces or 1 more -of silver are used 111 the making 1 of every film. ;)nd until quite recently two of these ounces went -fiito the sew- J ers when the film was completed. Now 1 tiie silver is recovered and sent to the mint to lie ...
N.S.W. Live Stock BIG INCREASE IN SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
M.S.W. Live Stock BIG INCREASE IN SHEEP. According to returns furnished by the stock inspectors to the various pastures protection boards in New South Wales, the sheep figures .im proved by over 4,000,000 during 1924. Slight decreases of horses and cattle occurred during the same period. The actual estimates as on Decem ber 31 were: 4«8,1U4 liorses (a de crease of 14,343), 2,625,668 cattle (a decrease of 32,745), and 37,387,895 sheep (au increase of 4,091,692). The report mentions that the de crease in horses is only about half of the reduction which took place during the preceding year, while, owing to drought conditions in 1923, the cattle showed a decrease of over 400,000, as compared with the slight reduction of 32 745 during 1924. It is explained that the figures for the year just closed are estimated , totals only, and that when the final returns are available the position may be even better.
Commonwealth Loan FOR THE STATES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
Commonwealth Loan FOR THE STATES. The Prime Minister and Acting Tre asurer, Mr. -'S. M. Bruce, is addressing the following letter to holders of Stale bonds which fall due for payment be l'cre June 30, in connection with which ihe present Commonwealth £5.400.000 loMi for the Slates is being raised: — -'1 find that your name is included in a list of persons who hold State securities .which mature between the pref'ent date and HOtli June next, and I therefore desire to let you. know that you may .continue .your investment, .by eonvevting your State securities into ? Commonwealth Inscribed Stock or -iJonds. The Inscribed Stoc-lc or Bonds w ill run over a period of ,5 or 10 ye ars, .-as. you may indicate when ag reeing, to the conversion. The- interest will .In* at the very attractive rate of (- per. cent, per -annum. 'In. gilt-edged securities you cannot do bet.ter. If you convert your hold ings, no matter whether you choose tne o or .10 years period, the Conimon | wealth .Treasurer wil...
The Parable of the Writers [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
The Parable of the Writers , (Contributed.) And it came to pass that in an an cient town great dissatisfaction among ! certain 'women of the town, and they j wrote letters to the local newspaper j lamenting loudly that the men folk j were too lazy and indolent to work , for the welfare of the town, and also ! that their husbands would make of 1 them hewers of wood and drawers of j water bccaii.se they themselves were j too lazy to perform these tasks. And : they brought divers other complaints against the men 'of the town, till the paper was full of their lamentations. ; And their writings angered a man of the town, and he wrote contradicting the. women, and yet another man was , so moved to anger that he also wrote against them. There was a modern I woman and a plain woman; and still ' yet another scribe took holt of a pen tiid wrote complaining most bitterly that a. lot of people were leaving the town, and that a woman had stuck his a\e into the ground, whereby robbing ! it of its...
The Crossword Puzzles [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 16 March 1925
The Crossword Puzzles A week ago I was free — at least ay i'rce as my Grampus considered meet unci' right for his partner to be. Now I am a bond woman! I am enslaved by cross word puzzles. In fact, it i& only by a stern effort or will that I ciiii tour myself from a perfectly fas filiating ou'e at this very moment The rest of the family were busily on gaged in solving it too. I hear mur murs of 'What's another word for abandon?' and 'What on earth is the poison that's got 'an' in the middle of * - I if::'' In fact, I can now understand t the state of mind of the individual T who rang up his doctor about two o'clock in the morning, and when the poor man answered the telephone, said ?'Kerry to bother you old man, but for goodness sake tell me a dangerous dis ease that's got nine letters and one o1.' them is. 'z.' ' I don't know' what the doctor said, but I can feuess. I hear that cross word puzzles are for bidden in America. Very soon some body will have to do soinctliii'/ in ...