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LARGE EGG [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
LARGE E6G Mr. M. McAlister, of "Brisbane Vale," Myrtleville, has left at the "Echo" Office at Taralgn a very large Black Orpington egg, weighing slightly over 4 ounces. The size of the egg is Siin. x 7in. We under stand that Mr. W. E. Alders of "Omaru," Bannaby, has an even lar ger egg, laid by a similar breed of hen. Any more big eggs for the "Echo" Ofiico?
CRICKET South v North [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
CRICKET South v North These two teams met again on Saturday, South securing another victory to the extent of 109 runs on the first innings. Both sides commenced the match with only seven men, a few of the Souths fielding as substitutes. Souths again won the toss and Roy Gordon ad J. Menzies opened the play. Both batsmen were, however, dismissed for 5 and 9 respectively. Jim Menzies batted stubbornly for some time and appeared as if he in tended giving the bowlers trouble. A. Dezius dislodged his bails when Jim least expected, it with a beauty. Eddie Croke played very nicely for 15, and I think was' unlucky in gett ing out to a fairly easy ball. Any way, that's the luck of the game. Ted Perry played a rattling good game for 41, as did also Jack Byrne for GG not out, by careful and inter esting play. This young player an ex-St. Patrick's College student, knows the ABG of football and will undou?)t edly be an acquisition in the club this year. Both he and George Good hew had North's bo...
School of Arts Annual Ball HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
School of Arts Annual Ball HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FUNC TION. The annual ball under the auspices and In aid of the funds of the School of Arts was held in the Federai Hall on Friday evening la.sl, and was a pronounced success. "About GO cou ples were present, including visitors from Sydney, Inverell, Stockinbing al, Eden, Brisbane, Crookwell, Ros lyn, Kingsdale and Wombeyan Caves. All spoke in high terms of commenda tion on the manner in which every thing was carried out. The arrangements were in the cap able hands of the Secretary of the institution, Miss Lilian Quinn, and the committee comprised Messrs. A. Dezius (president), C. S. Bradbury, E .Lee, W. J. Sanderson, Jack Swan, C. P. Goodhew. They were ably sup portel by Mesdames E. Lee, W. J. Sanderson, and Miss Hughes (the librarian) whose efforts in the sup per room were untiring, and they cer tainly deserve all the praise that was given them for the manner in which the supper room arrangements, in cluding the decorations of same, wer...
Commercial. WOOL REPORT Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd., report under date 14th November:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
Commercial. WOOL REPORT Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd., report under date 14th November:— | The experience of brokers who sold this week lias been satisfactory Compared with earlier sales, the de I mand was more widespread and- com petition more general, resulting in a hardening tendency in values of near ly every description. The qualities, however, which en joyed most attention were fine-hair ed Merino wools, in addition to the better sort of Comebacks; lamb's wool also was .wanted at a firmly maintained range of values. Reports from oversea wool con suming centres continue to be fav ourable and everything seems to point to u continuance of the present extremely satisfactory basis of val ues. Records for the season have been established during the week, 443d. hav ing been obtained for Merino fleece wool of fine quality from the Wag ga district. ' Our auction will be held on Mon day next, 17th lust., when we will submit a catalogue of about 4,700 bales. The selection will be an ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
We Give Big Value Always. The Quality and the Prices, of Our Goods Never Fail to Win Your Satisfaction. We never tempt you to false economy. But week-in and week-out we spend oflr energies in searching out and bringing right here Merchandise such us we can honestly recommend, and wJbich will undoubtedly please you. IN DRAPERY AND MANCHESTER GOODS we cettainly excel. * j. The large business we do in these departments hasn't drifted to i i's without reason. The i.eason is the remarkable Dependable JovR Mil s and the Value we give. MILLINERY DEPARTMENT is always stocked with the latest in Lady's, Matron's and Children's Economical Hats for every day wear. We invite inspection. FOR MEN AND BOYS.—Our Clothing Department is wonderfully well equipped, and we can show values that the Mail Order Houses in the metropolis cannot beat. We can prove this, Ouu Suits to Mkasuuk are the topic of conversation. We Guarantee Satisfaction. Prices from £5/5/-. FOR GROCERIES, HARDWARE AND BUILDING MATER ...
Crookwell Annual Sheep Shearing Competitions. A SUCCESSFUL FIXTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
Crookwell Annual Sheep Shearing Competitions. A SUCCESSFUL FIXTURE. The annual sheep shearing carni val held at the Crookwell Park on Saturday afternoon and night last, under the auspices, and behalf of the funds, of the Crookwell and District Hospital, was a big success. Some very fine exhibitions of shearing were witnessed. This fact was mention ed by many capable to express an opinion and supported by the judge, Mr. T. P. Manion. The takings at the gate represented the satisfactory sum of -£52/10/8, and towards the prize, money Mr. Fred Todkill collected £16/7/6. Shearers are renowned for their good nature and sporty qualities. This fact was fully demonstrated on Saturday, when in nearly every in stance the prize money captured was redonated to the funds of the insti tution. The committee are grateful to the many who contributed to the success of the fixture. Mr. -T. P. Manion generously trav elled from Goulbura to fill the oner ous duties of judge, and he succeeded in giving ent...
A LARGE SNAKE [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
A LARGE SNAKE Mr. Harry Sillis has shown us the skin (which he has tanned) oE abrown snake which was killed at Golspie, and which measured eight feet in length. The snake is, we under stand, the largest of its kind ever killed in the district. Mr. Sillis pro poses using the tanned skin for a cirslngle. *
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
Wild West Pictures V-TO-NIGHT iturday, November 22nd FEDERAL HALL, TARALGA. " Snow Bride " (BEDE DANIELS) " Midnight" s (CONSTANCE BINNEY) Comedy and Gazette. M. S. YILES' ■^yriY go or send to Sydney lor your Goods when you can do better Locally? Come in and compave our prices and J, will guarantee you do not leave the shop empty-handed. ^EAVY BOOTS! HEAVY.BOOTS! V t will guarantee every one. That //is, if they ■' are not good you / bring them in, say after a month, and I will refund the money. "TOP DOG" S H I B T S !— I We have a large assortment of these in stock at Lowest Prices. BOND'S SILK - ARTO HOSE—| Can be obtained at our Store. M. S. VILES' TARALGA. Taralga - Goulburn DAILY MOTOR SERVICE ^JR. BOB ISAAC (late A.I.F.) i wishes to notify the Public of alga and District that he has tak-| i over the Service recently con ncted by Mr. X- A. Langlois, and I trusts, by civility and attention, to | claim public support. TIME-TABLE: Cars Leave Mudie's Hotel, Taralga, | 10.30 a.m. Car...
A.J.C. RACES. ANTICIPATIONS BY SPEARFELT. HURDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
A.J.C. RACES. ANTICIPATIONS BY SPEARFELT. hurdle! Forgiveness .. .. .. 1 Lostek .. .. ...... .. 2 Bonnie Russell .. .. 8 FLYING. Encro .. "..... '.. .. .. 1 Coleus .... .. .. .". .. 2 Flippiitere .. .... .. 15 . NURSERY. High Chief 1 Speech .. .. .. .. ■ 2:1 Canema.'.Queen .. .. .. 3 3-YEAR-OLD HANDICAP. Mountain Chief \. ... • 1 Bosh .'2 ■ Merleau .. .. .. .. .. '3 NOVEMBER HANDICAP. Prince Charles .. .. .. 1 Mussop .. . . 2 Luddenliam .. .. .... 3 HIGH WEIGHT HANDICAP Vallidolid .. .. ....'. . ^ 1 Villeroy .. .. .. 2 Larillo 3
CORONIAL INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
CORONIAL INQUIRY. An inquiry concerning the death of the late Victor William Phemister, who was knocked down by a motor car driven by Robert Isaac on Satur . day night last, was held in the Tar alga Court House, before the Coron • er (Mr.' H. B. Whiting, J.P.), on Wednesday last. Arthur Riordon, Sergeant o£ Pol jj ice, stationed at Taralga. deposed *" that at about 8.30 p.m. on the 15th instant, from something tliat X was told I went to Dr. Lyons' surgery, and saw Victor William Phemister Jyipg there suffering from injuries recently received. Dr. Lyons order ed his removel to a car for the pur; nose of taking liim to a Goulburn hospital. 1 then went to a spot in Orchard-street, , Taralga, almost in front of Miss Whiting's residence. 1 saw there that an accident had re ■ cently occurred. The snot would be about four feet from the left hand side of the street facing north. I examined the car that was that day driven b.v Robert Isaac. The right hand rear mudguard was damaged to the ext...
Taralga Motor Fatality. FUNERAL OF THE VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
Taralga Motor Fatality. FUNERAL OF THE VICTIM? The funeral of Victor Pli^emlster, the victim or last Saturday's motor car accident, took place in the Church of England portion of the Stone Quarry cemetery on Monday last. The service was conducted by the Rev. P. Bramble. News of the sad fatality had quick ly spread throughout the district, and a large number of residents came along to show their heartfelt sympa thy for the bereaved parents. Many brought or forwarded wreaths, in cluding Mr. and Mrs. Lee, Nancy LeeT Mr. and Mrs. Keating, Mrs. J. Chalker, Mr. Wm. Fitzgibbon, Secre tary Taralga Dairy Co, Mr. and Mrs. Chesher, Miss May Chesher (cross). Major. and Sister Twynam, Teacher and Pupils Taralga Public School, . Mr. and Mrs. Cusack and family, • Mr. and Mrs. \V. J. Jeffery and fam . ily.'Mr. and Mrs. Mcintosh and fam ily, Mr. Bob Isaac, Mr. and Mrs. Is aac, Mr. and Mrs. F. Isaac, Sergeant -and Mrs. Riordon and family. Betty and Leslie North, Mr. and Mrs. Mul :■ liolland, Phyllis ...
Bushranging Days Recalled. SOME HAIRBREADTH ESCAPES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
Bushranging Days Recalled. SOME HAIRBREADTH ESCAPES. Jack .Wiliams, one of the Taralga district's best-known' identities, in terested ■ the writer recently with short stories of his experience %vitU Gumming and Ben Hall, of bush ranging fame. Jack, who has passed the three score and ten limit, was a smart and daring young chap in those days and could ride a buck-jumper, run a hun dred yards, fight a dozen rounds with the knuckles, track a lost beast, or a man, for that matter, with the best of 'em. He was, according' to liis" own ver sion, a little bit "windy" when the bushrangers were about, because one never knew what their game was. Jack recalled an 'incident that hap pened to ltim when Harry Cummings was at large. Jack had been to Goul burn and was returning with money for Mr. Barry, of Myrtleville. A por tion of this money lie had strapped to his saddle, and the remainder was in his pocket. When passing the old Edinburgh Castle Cummings joined him, riding with him as far as Myr...
BARRALLIER. (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
BAKRALLIER. (From Our Correspondent). AlUiough the season, has not been Jill that could be desired for the past few months, stock are in good condition. 'The lambing was the best for years. Shearing commenced three weeks ago. Messrs. P. Carolan and E. H. Hughes have cut out, and Messrs. ; Cordeaux, Lang, Carolan Bros, and Elliott' are now shearing. Sheep are cutting heavy fleeces. As the wool market continues buoy ant owners should have another good year. ., 'Sir. Frank Carolan (ii former resi dent of Barrallier) had a number of first prizes to his credit .at the AVent worthvitle Show. His roses and other choice blooms weve excellent, while lie also scored in the poultry section. - Since the completion of the cement causeway over the Wollondilly Itlv er at Barrallier an increased number of motorists are passing through here to the Caves.- The scenery en route is most picturesque.
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
SPORTING NOTES. (By "SPEARFELT.") Those who followed Spearfeit's selections for Roaeliill last Saturday in this paper should have showed a big profit on the day, as three of the selections were first past the post, Esmeralda being a 20 to 1 chance, and High Chief 0 to "4. Spearfelt was also knocking at the door in three of the other events. Three firsts, two seconds and a third is good work in a programme of eight events.
(Published by Arrangement.) THE EVER-GROWING FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 22 November 1924
(Published by Arrangement.) / HE EVER-GROWING FAILURE/ A. Baldwin Raper, Chairman of the Anglo-Finnish Society, writing in the London "Times," has a sorry con fession to make. "In all my experience," he says, "I have never seen drinking on such, a scale as now takes place in Finland. During the first nine months of last year the number of convictions for drunkenness in Finland (total Pro hibition) was 40,834 (population 3, 400,000) as compared with -Sweden (Bratt system), 21,611 .(population 6,000,000). X am informed that the figures so far this year' are even worse than in 1923. "Every description of albohol— sometimes good, sometimes bad, and often dangerously bad—can readily be purchased at a high price at ab solutely every hotel and restaurant of any size anywhere in Finland." It was t|ie Bishop of Durham who said in tlie House of Lords, in refer ence to tl\o subject of Prohibition, "Teetotal fanatics constitute the on ly faction ; which could defeat the victory of tempcrance in...
SHOW FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
SHOW FIXTURES. Albion Park .. .. .. .. .. Jan. 9, 10. Dapto .. .. .. .. Jan. 16, 17. Kiama . . . . .... ...... Jan. 24, 26. , WoUongong .. .. .. .. Jan. 29, 30, 31. Tahmoor and Couridjali... .Feb. .13, 14. Guyra .. .. .. .. .. Feb. 17, 18,'19. Blacktown . .. .. Feb. 27. 2B. -; Manning River .. .. March. 4, 5, 6. Berrima .. . March 5, 6, 7. Mudgee March 10, 11,12.; Croolcwell ...... March 19, 20; 21. Cooma ...... ...... March 25 26. R. A. S. of N.S.W April C to 15. Gloucester .. April 22, 23.
TARALGA ECHO. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
taralga echo. The proprietors reserve to them selves the right of omitting advertise ments received and paid for in the usual course of business if they ap pear to'be objectionable. While every care is taken, no responsibility is in curred fov the non-insertion of adver tisements through accident or other wise. All advertisements charged to ac count must have the number of inser tions clearly marked on the face, also space required, otherwise they •will be displayed at our own discretion-and treated as "till countermanded" orders and charged accordingly. Advertising Rates:—Casual 3/ per inch single column; contracts by ar rangement for a period of not less than one quarter (13 insertions). Subscribers and advertisers in the country may remit payment by cheques, postal notes, or money orders. Remittance should accompany orders, except in cases where persons are per sonally known to us. I Advertisements will be received through the telephone only in urgent cases, and the proprietors d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
Wild West Pictures TO-NIGHT Saturday, November 29th FEDERAL HALL, TAEALGA. WILLIAM FOX presents CHARLIE JONES in >Skid Proof" The Automobile Race Thriller. WILLIAM RUSSELL in " Boston Blackie" Adapted from the Story, " The Wtttercross," by Jack Boyle. Fox Programme Adults, 1/6. Children, 9d. GOLSPIE. LOCAL EXHIBITION IN THE HALL, ON Saturday, 6tSi December Prizes in the following Sections : WOOL, FARM PRODUCE, VEGE TABLES, FLOWERS, COOKERY, SCHOOL EXHIBITS AND MIS CELLANEOUS. Full programme and all paiticulars on application to the Hon. Sec. •Competitors in all sections must reside within a seven mile radius of Golspie P.O. Programme of Sports in the afternoon commencing 2 p.m. : TEA AT 6 P.M. Hall for Exhibits open to public late afternoon and evening. Free Admittance. Proceeds in aid of Hall Fund. J. A. Maiimont, Hon. Sec. LIMITED, General gMerchants, CROOKWELL. BEG TO INTIMATE THAT THEY ARE OPENING UP IN THEIR New Premises Goulburn St., Crcokwell (Opposite Pedley & Son...
Visit of Dr. Barry. BISHOP OF GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
Visit of Dr. Barry. BISHOP OF GOULBURN. The . Right Rev. Dr. Barry, Bishop of Goulburn, will visit Taralga to-day, arriving at noon. ' His Lordship will be . met l).v par ishioners of the diocese about a mile from Taralga on the Gouiburn Road, and will be escorted' to the. Church, where he wiir be officially welcomed and presented with an il luminated address. ■At 2 ; p.m. the candidates for con firmation will be examined by His Lordship. ! Following the confirmation on Sun day His Lordship willbeentertained at a banquet by the Church Commit tee in,the School Room,'Tralga.
PROFITABLE SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
PROFITABLE SHEEP. Mr. James Carr, of "Funny Hill" Station, recently shore 2000. Merino wethers which averaged 141bs. of wool per sheep. Mr. Carr expects to aver age.30d per lb. for the wool, at which price would return him £4,200, or £2/2/1 per sheen. Sheep breeding (luring the. last year or two, and par ticularly this year, is a remunerat ive industry..