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"FIVE HUNDRED." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 August 1925
"FIVE HUNDRED." Another stage 1 in the '600" club tournament for trophy igven by Mr. Corby was played during the week. This 'tournament is now at a very interesting stage, about four different club members being at the same level. Golspie and Richlands held their usual inter-club match during last week, when the Richlands team emerged from the contest victors by the respectable margin of about six games. Scores:— Richlands. Golspie. C. C. Bradbury and A. Deziuts v. G. Crokef and M. Toole, 2-7. W. McPaul and J. Cueack v. E. Law ler and Marmont, 3-4. Mr. and Mrs. Marmont v. C. Chalker and J. Fitzgibbon, 7-2 M. Finlayson and Mrs. Cusack v. G. Cameron and MIbb Keough, 4-3. Theo Corby and J.- Marmont r. M. Keough and A. J. Boys, 5-4. H. Bensley and E. McAlister v. J. Marmont and A. Matthews, 3-0. Viles and Emery v. B. Toole and Miss Writer, 4-4. Cameron and Bailey v. McAlister and Croker, 4-2. Richlands, 32 games; Golspie, 26.
BAKRALLIER. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 August 1925
BAKRALLIER. The recently installed telephone service ' at Barrallier is commanding much support. The service was greatly sought on the opening day, Thursday. August 20th. Following are a few of the charges for calls: From Barrallier to Bowral, 6d; to Bannaby, 4d; to Crookwell, 8d; to Goulburn, 4d; to Mobs Vale, 6d; to Plcton, 8d; to Wombeyan Caves, 2d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 August 1925
PARENTS & CITIZENS' ASSOCIA. TION BALL. "OATRONS contributing cooking, etc.. for the above are kindly asked to leave same at School Residence up till 2 p.m., Friday, 4th Sept. After 2 p.m. at the Federal Hall. S. JACKSON, Hon. Secretary. WANTED ipBREE POTATO DIGGERS. Price, 2/- per bag. Apply E. JOHNS, Myrtleville, or S. J. GROSVENOR, Taralga. 'T'HE Local Troop of the 7tli Light Horse will go into Camp for 3 Days at Taralga on the 4tli,.5th and Gth of September (next week-end), and do the Home Training reauired of them. On Saturday Afternoon there will be ' Military Exercises of a sporting nature, and the Public are cordially invited to be present and witness. TARALGA A., P. & H. ASSOC'N. 'T'HE Annual General'Meeting will be held in the Federal Hall on Moil day, 31st Instant, at 7.30 p.m. Business: To receive Report and Bal ance-sheet; Nomination of Commit tee for ensuing year.; Notice of mo tion by Mr. G. C. Goodhew—"That the number of the Committee from 24 to 30;" ...
POTATO MAEKET. (By Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 August 1925
POTATO MAEKET. (By Our Correspondent). During the week ending Saturday last the market has been a firm one, especially for locals. Arrivals have been light from local centres, and if this attitude is followed for each week for the remaining portion of the sea son by growers, prices can be helE reasonably near present levels which have ranged from 13/6 to 10/6, ac cording to quality. To-day's market (Friday) was not quite up to that rul ing for previous days, being a pound easier all round, perhaps due to it being Friday, a bad day for consign ments to arrive. Prospects look rea sonably' good for next week. A light shipment is advised from Tasmania, said to be 10,000 to 12,000 bags, and it is rumoured that G,000 bags are coming from New Zealand. This con signment will need to realize £12 to £13 to clear all overhead expenses, and show a profit on purchase, so there is nothing to fear from this source of supply. The price for Tas manians stands at £15 for the choic est, but as little ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 August 1925
Death of Mrs. George McDonald. &nbsp; AN OLD CROOKWELL RESIDENT PASSES. The sad news of the death of Mrs. George McDonald, of Crookwell, one of the oldest and most respected resi- dents of Crookwell, was received on Thursday last from Gunnedah, where the deceased lady and her hus- band had been spending the winter months with relatives. Some time since the late Mrs. Mc- Donald met with a very serious ac- cident at her residence, Crookwell, by falling downstairs. Although she re- covered somewhat from the affects of the fall, she really never regained lier former sturdy health. The cause of death was pneumonia. The deepest sympathy is expressed for the bereaved husband and fam- ily. Councillor Moreton McDonald, Gor- don, Colin, and Glad., of Crookwell, are sons. The funeral will take place to-day (Saturday), leaving the Presbyterian Church, Crookwell, at 2 p.m. for the Crookwell cemetery.
A ONE-GUN JANE. SHOT AT HER LOVER, BUT MISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
A ONE-GUN JANE. SHOT AT HER LOVER, BUT MISSED. The loud report of a revolver fired in the neighborhood of Ferguson street, Cessnock, last Saturday night, says the "Cessnock Express," was the cause o£ a number of residents hurry ing out of their homes to ascertain the cause. j The neighborhood soon became astir. ' It was not a Tom Mix or a Buck Jones reJbearsal, but apparently a drama iu which two lovers ware concerned. j Was it the green-eyed god of jeal ously that ca'ased the trouble? . ! "Where are you going?" she de manded. "To. a party," the young man replied. "Well," she said, "you are not," ai>id, ■without any further warning she pointed a revolver at his head and fired. ■ j Did he frJl? Not he, for he had been in the. land where bullets were like-hail ,i\rid a single .bullet grazing his face v?as a mere nothing. With great nerv-e he grappled with the girl , and took the weapon from her, and, i later, handed it to her father. | It is a. case, apparently, of unrecip- ' rocat...
THE ORCHARD. NEW SYSTEM OF PRUNING. Says the "Young Chronicle" [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
THE ORCHARD. NEW SYSTEM OF PRUNING. Says the "Young Chronicle' A recent visitor to Koorawatha was much struck with the system of prun ing in vogue in two of the large or chards of the district, and realising the interest of this matter to many readers of "The Chronicle," forwards particulars for publication. He intimates that one of the leading orchardists of Koorawatha district re cently secured the services of an ex pert from Victoria and as a result big things are expected from the new sys tem. It would appear from the meth ods introduced at Koorawatha that where the orchardists of Young had been leaving quite a number of lead ers on the prune trees, at Koorawatha they have been cut down to 4 or 5 leaderpj. the intention being to fruit off the long side laterals, utilising more of these and less, leaders. It is claimed by this system thai a more matured prune fruit will result, both from sugar contents and color. In the larger trees, when a leader has been removed instead of cutt...
WOOL SALE. IMPORTANT NOTICE RE ORDER OF OFFERING. The Secretary, Farmers & Graziers' Co-operative Co. writes:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
WOOL SALE. IMPORTANT NOTICE RE ORDER OF OFFERING. The Secretary, Farmers & Graz iers' Co-operative Co. writes:— Clients are particularly requested to note that an alteration has been decided upon in connection with the method' of determining a due date for. offering each and every clip. For some seasons' past the determining ipoint has been the date of arrival in jto store of "the first bona fide 1 con signment of a regular and continuous shearing." It has now beeirtlecided by the Sydney 'Wool. Selling Brokers that, in fixing the date for offering 25 per cent, of evtfry grower's indi vidual clip, from his regular and con tinuous shearing, must be in store be fore the clip is due to be listed for offering. THE MARKET. The best features of the market since tlie resumption of sales in July were fully maintained right up to the close of the auctions on August 20. There was continued keen de mand for all lines in attractive order, and more particularly those of fine spinning qual...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
vsuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiKiiiiiiiiiiiiiifkiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiits 1 Winter I |■..-expressed in Full Fresh Stocks of Smart | Dresses and Accessories at 7, I Fa r I // inspection of these Beautiful Fresh | Goods rcill convince of their superb value | New Goods in Every ^Department. E Dress Department— I ; AUTUMN7AND WINTER DRESS LINiiNS in all shades.. . •S COTTON GEORGETTES, in the mof-fc fashionable coloi ings. . £ ; FUJI, in stripes-, plain and natural colo.nv 1 SILK GEORGETTES:' • " | CREPE DE CHINE. - . . S FLOBAL VOILES; in m'any designs. ' 5 PLAIN COLORED VOILES," all these are in the moyt fashionable _ • 5 - shades and consist of 3^ yard lengths only in each sbade. 5 COTTON JAP. CREPE, in eveiy color. This is ibe best crepe manu .E factured; and selling freely at I/-per yard. ■-Si'.-' ' ■ -:'f ■}- - 2 Show Room- \ E' We arc showing ail Exclusive Range of MILLINERY1 AND E FROCKS in the most Fashionable Materials and Colors.' § Hosiery— ■...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
' HALF-PRICE SALE BARGAINS THAT 8AVE YOU MONEY! ; ' ' EACH OfoE IN ITSELF A REAL SENSATION. Ladies' Black and White Silk Ankle Hose. Usually 3/3. Half-price 1/7 Ladies' Under Vests. Usually 2/11. Half-price .. .. 1/5 • Ladies' Grey, Corsets. Usually 22/6. Half-price 11/3 ! Men's Black Working Socks. Usually 1/-pair.' Half-price .. 6d pr. HUNDREDS OP OTHER LINES TO BE CLEARED REGARDLESS OF COST. Get in Early for Your Cut.Watcli tli's paper for OUR ODDMENT WEEK J. H. DALE, (Phonos) TAR ALGA. taralga' PROPERTY SALE.. SATURDAY. NEXT, 12th SEPT.; CHAS S. BRADBURY TTAS received instructions from Mr EDDIE CROKE to sell by.Auc tion at Mudie's Hotel at 1.30 .HIS RtCHLAND FARM CONTAINING 300 Acres (CloBer Set tlement Area), situated on Main Yalbraith Road, about five miles from Taralga,. Wire-netted and Subdivided. About 60 acres ready for plough. Good Concrete- House, 5 rooms, Shed, Yards, etc. This is a particularly well-shelter ed Farm and nicely situated: GOOD TERMS. As Mr. Croke has left...
The Taralga [?] SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1925. "PRODUCE MORE." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
». i \. ®fe forfait felrcr. '."'SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1925. 1 •/ ■ ■ - ;; ;.v ' ■ .- ' ' "PRODUCE MORE." v.. '■. . • Speaking at the recent smoke so ?-.... : oeial of the A., P. and H. Society, a 'v, .committeeman knowing the wants of our district from an exhibition point • - v. . • Aof view and also for a direct benefit ■ • > " . 'to our district, * strongly - emphasised ;.'-j.vV tile point that it is absolutely neces ■«-. f. sarv. in the interest of our district **. v .that- we should grow more wheat and •. , v -oats. as in the past few years both. f .of-these sections have been weak. j!-.--if-.from an exhibition point of view,. ! t; well, just as necessary from a dis ■ ■ -trict view. Now that we are on the ■: . y -iverge of having our railway com pi et ed. it is ciuite up to. our . district far ■'&lt;, mers to justify its being constructed. >■. and follow the advice given—"Grow More'" There are hundreds of acres ".-ofy-the best land in the State lying ■ . idle at t...
(Published by Arrangement.) CHURCHMAN ON DISMAL DRINKS [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
(Published by Arrangement.) CHURCHMAN ON DISMAL DRINKS Dean Inge, of St. Paul's Cathedral, •was recently asked by the New- York "Times" his opinion on Prohibition. "I have nothing worth saying about prohibition," he answered. "I have heard all the usual opinions—that it was a war measure, which ought nev er to have been made part of the Con stitution; that it will soon be a dead letter; and, on the other side, that boys are growing up who have never tasted alcohol, and who will never wish for it. "But I am surprised that no at tempt is made to create an illusion of conviviality by offering effervescing drinks at meals. "Cold water, with which the wild ass^s quench their thirst, is a dismal beverage for human beings." Provided favourable weather is ex perienced the Goulburn and District War Memorial on Rocky.Hill will be completed within the next two months. This is the opinion of the contractor, Mr. H. E. Ibbotson.
LOCAL and GENERAL. MILITARY CAMP AT TARALGA. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
LOCAL and GENERAL. MILITARY CAMP AT TARALGA. • rVv: fj,j-r:'riie.''members of the Machine - Gun, *ifv$ASection ot the 7th Light Horse have sv^ BOue into camp for three-days at the | \ *. Taralga-, showground to rlo their home fcv'^vtraining. The annual musketry and I "Nmachine gun courses were commenced ' • -yesterday and will lie caned out again ' ;>• to-day.: This afternoon military oxer. V .cIbbs of 'a sporting nature will he the .■^programme. , On Sunday, church par ^ade and ^practical exercises m un y|~ :')cnown.• country is the order of t.he Major-.-l wvnnm. \ .D., is in com-. &lt;/nmand&lt;andMB' bemi? assisted by Llsut. ^bleuagan xand Warnmt-Onicer Kiium.
AUSTRALIA'S POPULATION. MR. WICKENS LOOKS AHEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
AUSTRALIA'S POPULATION. MR. WICKENS LOOKS AHEAD. A report was issued last Tuesday by Mr. Wickens, Commonwealth Stat istician, giving figures which show that at the present rate of progress, Australia's population will reach 6,' 000,000 by the end of this year. Also he is of opinion that Australia's pop ulation will double every 35 years, be coming 47,000,000 in 105 years, and 376,000,000 in 210 years. Mr. Wickens states in 1924 there were two mothers aged 12 years; five aged "13; and 37 aged .14.
LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
LAND SALE. By public auction, on Saturday last Mr. C. S. Bradbury sold a block of land comprising 10 acres, situated on Bannaby-road, on behalf of the exors. late Mr. C. N. Chalker. After spirited bidding the property was knocked down to Mr. W. Lang, of Bannaby, J at the price of £15/10/ per acre.
GOODS BY RAIL. FIRST CONSIGNMENT TO TARALGA. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
GOODS BY RAIL. ' FIRST CONSIGNMENT TO TARALGA. On. Saturday last a truck contain ing ten tons of flour, consigned to Mr. Chesher (Taralga's baker), was landed at Taralga. Mr. Bert Lee, with his motor lorry, shifted the consign ment in quick time from the truck, Taralga, to the bake-house of Mr. Chesher. , This happening will become histor ical in the annals of Taralga in the years to come, when the Taralga-iron horse is shifting its big loads from and to Taralga.
DOG POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
DOG POISONING. This act of vandalism has again male a mask in our township. Last Tuesday morning several well-known and valuable dogs, to the number of about a dozen, v.'ere to he seen lying about, as well as a number of cats that were reported missing. It goes to show that the person who perpe trated this cowardly act has not even got respect for human life, as the baits must certainly have beeiu left in the back yards intentionally, other why the poor cat, which surely can not be accused of going into the neighbouring paddocks sheep killing. It is quite possible when poison is thrown broadcast about our streets that some innocent child in its play may pick up one of these baits and curiosity may tempt them to taste and try, when the result would inevi dently be the end. Surely the party responsible will take warning and not make indiscriminate use of this class of mixture.
WOOL REPORT SYDNEY, Aug. 27. Goldsbrough, Mort & Co., Ltd.: [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 5 September 1925
WOOL REPORT SYDNEY, Aug. 27. Goldsbrough, Mori & Co., Ltd.: Owing to buyers being at Brisbane no sales have been held here during the week, but Brokers have been busy preparing catalogues for the opening sales of the season, which will take place on Monday, 31st August. Dur ing the first week of the series offer ings will be confined to last season's clip, and during the second round the balance of last year's clip, both un offered and passed-5n lots, will be fi nally dealt with, and at same sales about 8,000 bales of this season's clip ■svill be offered. Catalogues, there fore, will be comprised o£ wool^ of the new clip and with the usual breaks for Brisbane sales, will be held on four days each week until Decem ber. . . "Values at the sales in Brisbane were quoted Irom paT to 5 per cent, higher than the previous sales' level and this slight improvement brings prices up to rates ruling in this market last weelc. Competition was keen, espec ially from French buyers, and good...