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DAIRYING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
DAIRYING. • Dairying is now on the up grade. .There was a considerable increase in the amount of hotter manufactured at onr'factory this week, and on ev ery side indications are that by the end'.of the present month we will be in a position to- again fill outside or ders. and wc are looking forward to ■si-, record season. .Prices for butter are satisfactory 'at present for the producer.
P.L.C., GOULBURN. ANNUAL OPERATIC PERFORM. ANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
P.L.C., GOTJLBTJRN. ANNUAL OPERATIC PERFORM. ANCE. The public of Goulburn and district are talcing a livel yinterest in the forthcoming production of the opera, "Prince Kamar," by the students of the Presbyterian Ladies' College, at the Broadway Theatre on Wednesday, 2Gth inst. Crookwell is well represented in the cast, while some Taralga students are also taking part. Miss Sylvia Hutton will fill the role of Hafiz (the Prince's bachelor friend), while the exacting part of Moymounah (the principal Peri) has been entrusted to Miss Ida James. Others in the cast are the Misses Twynam, Bradbury, Hewlett, Hearne and Armour. The opera is founded 011 the well known story in the Arabian Knights. Mr. Chas. S. Bradbury will conduct a special sale of cattle at Mudie's yards, Taralga, on Saturday, 29th August. There will be yarded 400 head of local-bred cattle -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
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HIGH TARIFF MENAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
HIGH TARIFF MENAGE. WE shudder to think that the ' Federal Ministry contemplate a policy of high duties on * im ported merchandise The para mount position that commands our attention in this regard is that of the farmer and his ma. chinery. Why should the artic. les he uses in production be sub ject to high tariff thereby shrink, ing his profits? He is not in the same position as the ordinary "trader; he cannot pass the charge on. Not only is the farmer handi. capped by duties on machinery, but a duty of 2d. and 3d. per gall on is asked on kerosene and mo tor spirit, in cases. NO demand is too preposterous for presentation to the Tariff Board, as witness the application for a duty of 2d. a gallon on kerosene in packages, now imported free, and 3d., a gallon on motor spirit in packages, now duti able at Id. a gallon. A crushing im post of this kind would descend upon country life likfe a deadly blight—for it is the country, remote from centres of bulk distribution, which would be pen...
TENNIS. "THE PINES" CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
TENNIS. "THE PINES" CLUB. The tennis courts and grounds were ' a scene o£ gaiety on Sunday afternoo'n as the result of the untiring efforts of an energetic secretary (Mr. -H. Merrifield) with the advice and as sistance of Sergeant Riordan, Mrs. Riordan and family. 'About 200 peo ple were in the court grounds to take part in what may be termed the- rein statement of tennis at Taralga. And judging by Sunday's exhibition, which in some particular contests was of a very high class, this pleasant pastime will soon again be an outstanding sport in several places in fhedistrict. During the afternoon the ladies of the town provided afternoon tea, which was very much appreciated. The Taralga Band rendered an excell ent programme and added much to the enjoyment of the afternoon. The weather conditions were good, al though not quite what may be called ideal tennis weather, being overcast at times, which interfered with the light, especially on one occasion when . a very hard-fought set was bei...
The Plan. Article No. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
The Plan. Article No. 4. Wake up, country. There is much to be done it' we are to hold Australia, if jve are to keep it white, and i£ we are to save our children from some of the horrors we haveknown. There must be a prosperous countryside. This must be in fact, not in talk. Look at the problem this way: Does New South Wales trouble about .Wes tern Australia? Even so, just' as we in this State do not worry in the least about the foct that less than 400,000 people are trying to develop one third of this great country, neither does the well-off city merchant trouble about the country and the struggles of those who are trying to make a competence by winning real wealth from the soil. The city press is so busy with sensations, with what is looked upon as readable "news," and the safeguarding of interests of select vested interests, the welfare of the country falls into an "also ran" place. There must be a combination of efforts of three country forces,— The Country Press, the Country Bu...
Commanding Success in the Country. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Commanding Success in the Country. iiiiiiiiiiiiii llliUllllliEIillllllllillilllllltl lilt IIIIEIIIIIIIIiilllllllllllllllllliHiiilii inn •J^HIS aeries of articles has been written not «o much to inform the country dweller of something that he or she already knows, but to endeavour to wake them up to a reality of their responsibility In the matter of stimulating effort in the country to bring about bet. ter conditions—modernising and making our towns more attractive and Inviting. In short, to stop the drift to,the cities, and to strengthen . decentralisation. Any reader who feels disposed to assist us by expressing his or her views through these columns may do so. The Position as it Is. Article No. 3. By "VERB CAP." Capital, highly organised, is engaged in a fight to the .death with organised. labour. Facing this fact, and facing it freely, ' one almost whispers, "Watchman, what ...
Taralga Town and District Brass Band. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
Taralga Town and District 1 Brass Band. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the above was held on Monday night last, when ' a large and representative number were present. The secretary, in presenting the re port and balance-sheet for the year just ended, disclosed a very satisfac tory state of affairs financially. The president (.Mr. C. S. Bradbury) in moving the adoption of the report and balance-sheet paid particular at tention to the fact that the Band on every occasion when asked to visit any of the surrounding places did so, and their services were freely given at every call. Mention was also made of the ex emplary conduct of the members when on duty, more particularly on the occasion of their visit to the Croolnvell Band Contest, and again at Goulburn, and lie congratulated the Bandmaster (Mr. Dale) on the disci pline and general appearance of the boys. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year:— Patron: A. P. Carr, Esq. President: C. S. Bradbury, Esq. Vice-P...
MYRTLEVILLE (From Our Correspondent.) WEATHER WARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
MYRTLEVILLE | (From Our Correspondent.) WEATHER WARMER. We are appreciating a turn of flue weather after so much rain in tlie "early part of the winter. Some days are quite warm with a very spring- j like feeling. With some light show ers and warm days there would soon i be an improvement in the grass. .DAIRYING. | Dairying will soon be going strong again. Already several 'suppliers ire tending cream to the local factory. POTATOES. . Several loads of potatoes have gone to market from this district and re alised a satisfactory price.. i Most fanners are ploughing nay ground for potatoes. As the lines are down to Taralga now they are assur ed of a satisfactory way of marketing produce. SCHOOL REPAIRS. Myrtleville school has undersoils • "repairs and should be much more comfortable. The attendance lias, grown so large lately that it is hard work for the teacher to seat the s.cliolars comfortably. TENNIS. ' The fine Saturday afternoons have, brought the Myrtleville tennis play ers back ...
Advanced Co-operation. CONTINUED PROGRRESS OF THE "F. & G." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
' Advanced Go-operation. CONTINUED PROGRRESS OF THE "F. & G." The eighth annual - meeting of the Farmers . & Graziers' Co-operative Company was held in the Railway Institute, Sydney, on 10th, instant. The Hon. A. K. Tretliowan, jM.L.C. (Chairman of Directors), presided. Others present: W. W. Killen, M.H.R., J, Fitzpatrick, B. J. Gorman, H. S. Seeomb, T. I. Campbell, J. O'Neill, J. R. Higman, E. Field, P. Field, G. J. Oilmour, J. Wilesinitll, Thos. Huut, C. Vider, L. McLachlan, C. Talbot, P. McGarry, J. H. Kendall, and many oth ers. \ The report referred to the ad vancement made In the various De partments—Wool, Wheat, Produce, Stock, Properties and Insurance. "The profit for the year was close upon £50,000 to be. distributed as follows:— Dividend (8 p.c.) £18,458 Bonuses to Customers .. £11,767 Reserve £16,000 Income Tax £3,000 It is inteersting to compare the fig ures as at the first aunual meeting and the latest meeting: 1918 1925 Net Profit £5,326 £49,335 Paid up ...
KITCHEN TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
j KITCHEN TEA. Last week the friends of Miss .Mag gie Fitzgibbon tendered he ra kitchen tea at the residence of Mrs. Alexan der Pedan, and presented her with a full kitchen set. Mrs. Allnut made the presentation in a few well-chosen remarks, wishing Miss Fitzgibbon every success^ .and happiness. . Messrs. C. S. Bradbury, C. Duncan, A. Pedan and J. Fitzgibbon also spoke in pleasant terms of tlieir as sociation with Maggie and wished her prosperity. Mr. Geratliy, the bridegroam-elect, responded and thanked all for their complimentary remarks concerning his intended wife and himself. During the evening Mr. Allnut gave a monologue and the younger folk participated in dancing. A very en joyable evening was spent by all. The marriage of Miss Fitzgibbon and Mr. Gerathy took place In Goul burn last Tuesday night. The honeymoon will be spent on the South Coast, from which district Mr. Gerathy previous to His engage ment by the Taralga Co-operative Company, in whose service he is still employ...
POTATO MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
POTATO MARKET. The Primary Producers Trading Agency, Ltd., reports under date 14tli August:— The market for locals has been somewhat irregular dhring the week, but generally prices held fairly firm. On Monday, 10th insl., 23 trucks were forward, most from Crookwell, and for the week about 9,000 bags were forward. On top of the heavy sup plies held on the several wharves on account of Tasmanian growers the supply was considerably more than re quired for normal trading, consequent ly we experienced a dragging, market, and as the week progressed prices were inclined to weaken. Sales for the five trading days ranged from 12/7 down to 9/G per cwt. at the yards, and on the wharves from £14 down to £12. At time of writing there remains on the wharves many thousands of bags yet to find buyers. Roughly the carry-over will be in the vicinity of 8,000 to 10,000 bags, and it is very evi dent that many of these potatoes will have to be sold at prices much under the fixed price before buyers will...
Correspondence. (To the Editor). INSURANCE OF WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
r Correspondence. i • (To the Editor). INSURANCE OF WOOL. Sir,—A circular has been broad casted requesting woolgrowers to ad opt a certain combination policy of sheeps' back and "whilst in store and until paid for policy." We regard the matter of such out standing importance as to warrant us ia seriously requesting every one of our clients to refrain from adopting such method of insurance until he has first referred the whole question to an insurance expert or to his solicitor. Wo are not in tlie habit of writing without solid basis in sounding a warning of this kind in direct oppo sition to the advocacy of a strong or ganisation, but insurance is a highly technical matter, and qute unwiitting ly woolgrowers may easily be launch ed into a medley of complications regarding "dual insurance;" the ab struce "average" question; "total and partial loss;" "Eall o£ the hammer';" and' "for value" policies, and other intricate points in connection with the wool trade that have for years past ...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
GENERAL. Ulr. C. S. Bradbury advertisers a, L special safe of cattle for Saturday, 29th inst., when he expects to yard 400 head. Amongst this consignment are a few drafts of very nice bullocks, fattening ages. Speculators in search of this class of cattle will be well advised to attend this sale. In every portion of the district can be noticed preparations being made for next year's potato crop, and it is anticipated that there will be several hundred acres more potatoes grown for the coming season, and with the advantages to be received by rail j transport facilities, which are certain to be available in time, increased pros j perity for the district should certain ly be the outcome.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
RABBIT SKINS = BABBIT SKINS THOSE WHO HAVE SENT TO Goldsbrougii, 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 FOR LABELS AND REPORTS. Every home should have "lashuns" of water , —not just enough to skimp along on if the seasons are favorable. An extra tank or two conveniently placed round the home will save the women-folk much weary 'water carrying and perhaps enable you to enjoy more of the veal comforts of Life. We supply all kinds and sizes of Tanks also pipes, guttering, taps, etc. Complete •water services installed. M. A. GROVE "DUPLICATE HOUSE" Phone 78 CROOKWELL LYSAGHT'S AUSTRALIAN ORB 26 GUAGE CORRUGATED IRON— 6ft., 3 /9; 7ft., 4/4; S£t., 5/- ; 9ft., 5/9 ; 10ft., 6/6. RIDGE CAPPING, 3/6. ' GUTTERING, 2/3. SCREWS, 2/- lb. " SPRING-HEAD NAILS, 1/- lb. LTD., S. A. BURNS, . TIMBER MERCHANTS & BUILDERS' SUPPLIERS, | Verner Street - GOULBUK...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
WEDDING BELLS. GERATHY—FITZGIBBON. At St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Goulburn, on Tuesday night, the Rev. J. Vardre James (Crokwell) &nbsp; officiating, a wedding was celebrated. The contracting parties were Margar- et, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Fitzgibbon, of "Bonnie Doon," Tar- alga, and George, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gerathy, of Cath- eart, near Bombala. The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in brocaded marocain and silk lace with silver trimming and carried a nice bouquet of carnations and Arum lillies and fern, the gift of the bridegroom. Miss Jean Slatyer (cousin of the bride) attended as bridesmaid. She wore brown marocain and carried a &nbsp; bouquet of maiden hair fern and daphne. &nbsp; Mr. F. D. Fitzgibbon (brother of the bride) was best man. The bride's present to the bride- groom was a xylonite set, and that of the bridegroom to the bride a gold &nbsp; wristlet watch, and to the bridesmaid a go...
GOLSPIE. (From Our Correspondent). AN OLD RESIDENT PASSES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
GOLSPIE. (From Our Correspondent). OLD RESIDENT PASSES. The death occurred on Sunday morning of an old and highly respect- ed resident of Bolong in the person of Mrs. Wong. This lady passed away at her resi- dence after a long and painful ill- ness, borne with patience and forti- tude, and had reached the grand old ago of 84 years. The funeral was held on Monday at Bolong and was largely attended. The Rev. Mr. Hawkins, of Binda. read the burial service. Mrs. Wong, whose husband prede- ceased her by some years, left a fam- ily of six sons and three daughters, the majority of whom are married, and a number reside in the surround ing districts. She was a member of the widely known Hackney family of Burraga district, and three brothers survive her, all of whom have passed the age of four score years. &nbsp; PERSONAL. Mr. Will Marmont, who was for a time in Grookwell Hospital wiin a bad arm, has "now returned to bis home and has practically recovered from the trouble. ROCKWELL'S ...
BAKKALLIER. (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 August 1925
BAKKALLIER. (Prom Our Correspondent). The Mittagong-Barrallier telephone line is completed, and the mechanics made the connection early this week. The service will be much appreciat ed by the residents, as itwill save them many a long ride to AVombeyan Caves to ring up in times of sickness or other urgent cases. A SAD HAPPENING. Mrs. Ellen Carlon, wife of Mr. M. J. Carlon, of Regent-street, Mittagong, passed peacefully away at her resi- dence on Monday last, 17th inst., the cause of death being pleurisy and pneumonia. The deceased was a native of Rose- bank (N.S.W.) and was a daughter of the late Luke and Ann Reilly, of "The Oaks," and resided at Mittagong for the past 17 years. She was a member of one of the leading families in the Camden dis- trict and was held in the highest es- teem by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintance. She is survived by a husband and &nbsp; four sons and three daughters. The sons are Messrs. H., C. A., V. J., and M. A. (all of Barrallier). T...