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The Taralga Echo. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1925. LOCAL and GENERAL. STOCK MARKET REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1925. LOCAL and GENERAL, j . ' i STOCK MARKET REPORT. At the usaal fortnightly sales lielil on Saturday last the market for store •stock was not quite so good, but fat stock -were equal to late rates. Only a small yarding of sheep, which sold at satisfactory prices. Merino wean ers, i special quality,. from Mr. • D. Cameron, Yorfcborough, 27/9; others', slightly lower; aged ewes, with lambs at foot, 25/-; fat bullocks, to £11/2/;. fat coys, to £6/10/; store bullocks, to £67l0/; young cattle, from 30/ to 40/; springers, from £4/10/ to £0
THE FARM. OLD METHODS AND NEW.—THE DEMANDS OF MODERN FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
THE FAUM. OLD METHODS AND NEW.—THE DEMANDS OF MODERN FARMING. . The essential difference between the new methods of farming and the old is that the old rule-of-thumb me- ■ thods are heing superseded by those which are. based on a study of the conditions under which crops grow, and of the relationship of the grow ing plant to soil and air and water. These new methods have become necessary because of the changed conditions under which farming is carried on. The number of people who have to be supplied with food is continually and rapidly increasing, competition is getting keener, the available land of good quality is dim inishing, and poorer land or land in a less favourable climate has to be opened up, and the need has arisen for utilising to the utmost the re sources of the soil. This is only poss ible by the application of principles which science has discovered. This dees not mean "that the farmer must necessarily be a scientific man, but it is becoming every day more and more nec...
PROPERTY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
PROPERTY SALE. Prior to stock sales, on account of Mr. E. J. Croke, Closer Settlement block, containing 300 acres, situated at corner of Golspie and YalbraitU roads, after spirited bidding was knocked down to Mr. W. Walsli, junr., at £6/15/ per acre. Comenting 011 the above sale, it is one of the cheap est farms purchased here for a long time. Although it may be mentioned that at the price paid it is nearly 100 per cent, iu advance of the price paid to the Crown for same under Closer Settlement conditions when Richlands Estate was subdivided in 1910.
"HEARTS OF OAK." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
"HEARTS OF OAK." An excellent programme of pictures is advertised for to-night at the Wild West Pictures. It is something out of the ordinary. The star feature is entitled "Hearts of Oalc," with a very strong cast headed by Hobart Bos worth, Theodore Von Eltz and Paul ine Starke. The supporting features are also good.
LARGE EAGLE HAWK. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
LARGE EAGLE HAWK. . . • . I During the week Mr. Prank Board- J man, of Myrtleville, while out shoot- ; ing on the property ot Messrs. Barry 1 Bros., bagged a very fine specimen of eagle hawk. The bird, which when ; measured was 7ft Gin from tip to tip, j ..had been doing extensive damage by giving his friend the crow a very will- ' ing and helping hand in the destruc- ' tion of young lambs, and was actual ly in the act of destroying a lamb when shot. Several losses, and in some cases heavy ones, are reported among the lambs (luring the past fortnight, the loss in moBt cases being attributed to foxes. !
GAY OLD DOG. 122 YEARS OLDER THAN HIS ELEVENTH WIFE. HAS A SON OF 93 SUMMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
GAY OLD DOG. 122 YEARS OLDER THAN HIS ELEVENTH WIFE. HAS A SON OF 93 SUMMERS. A cable message from London says tliat Zarc Agha, of Constantinople, 149 years of age, reputed to be the oldest man alive, gleefully accepted an offer from the Constantinople au thorities to join the staff of the guards of Imperial palaces. Agha enjoys extraordinarily good health, though when his doctor com pelled him to forego travelling, he was much annoyed, declaring that there would not he much wrong with him if he had not been compelled to eat quantities of macaroni in Italy re cently. Agha has been married eleven times and liis present wife is 27 years of age. The only member of the family who gives him any trouble is a son who is 93 and who thinks he is too old to earn a livelihood. Agha does not see why he should keep his son, and says, "If I can get a job, so can he."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
Rogers' Quality Furniture. Consider our Furniture on the Quality basis—this is the only way to judge furniture value. Every Suite and every piece is built by expert craftsmen of sound, seasoned timber, specially selected for its grain effects. Whether, you are furnishing a new home or replacing old^furnilure. we can help you to the best return on your outlay, and cordially invite your enquiries. The Bedroom Suites Illustrated here are of the very latest design", distinctive in appearance and beautifully finished. -o 5 PRICE LIST. 37. 4ft 6in Wardrobe, with hat shelf and full hanging space; 3 ft 6mDress. ing Table !and Pedestal Cupboard. Made o£ beautifully figured Queens land Maple, with richly inlaid panels. Waxed finish, £30 38. 5ft Wardrobe, with 3 doors, two thirds hanging space and one-third fitted with shelves; 3ft 6in Dressing Table and Pedestal Cupboard. Made of figured Maple, with .'richly inlaid panels. Waxed finish .. £37/10/. 39. 4ft 6in Wardrobe, 2 Mirror doors, full ha...
HERE AND THERE [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
HERE AND THERE The Minister lor Justice (Mr. Mc Jieil) lias decided to go a step further in prison reform by allowing prison. P^®y games such as draughts, cjiess, dominoes, and rope quoits in the exercise yardB, and by providing more books for the gaol library. » » ♦ The Minister holds that the prisoner should be made to feel that although lie has offended against society he is not an outcast, and that the Bole, de sire- of the State and his fellow be ings is to give him a helping hand in Improving his future pl-ospects in life. • * • Mr. James Noble, the first aborigine inducted into the Anglican Church, was ordained on Sunday as Deacon by Right Rev. Bishop Trower at Perth (West Australia). • » » Mr. Cann (Minister for Health) has practically completed the draft of his new Hospitals Bill. The new bill will Pjobably provide for the appointment of. a Commission of experts to con trol hospital matters. » C • Mr. Skelton, M.L.A., underwent a serious throat operation in Molong Private H...
MYRTLEVILLE (From Our Correspondent). TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
MYRTLEVILLE (From Our Correspondent). ;; TENNIS. The spring-like weather has brought* a revival of tennis. Chatsbury and Myrtleville have played two matches., recently.' Chatsbury won on both oc casions. The gameB were keenly Con tested with the usual friendly feeling and were much enjoyed by the play-' ers and spectators alike. It is some time now since Myrtlevillp scored a victory over Chatsbury, but the local players are quite determined that their time will come. AGRICULTURAL. Potato digging is finished on most farms. The Messrs. Johns Bros, hope to finish this week. That will com plete the digging in this district Most' crops yielded well amd the prices have been satisfactory. We believe a-> lo cal resident (Mr. Chas. Spicer) had the honour of sending the first truck load of potatoes on the Taralga train. : DAIRYING. The dairman's busy time is here again. Almost all the district sup pliers are sending cream to the fac tory. LAMBING. Most sheep owners report a poor percentage...
THE GARDEN. VEGETABLES AND FLOWERS.—CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
THE GAEDEN. VEGETABLES AND FLOWERS.— CALENDAR FOR SEPTEMBER. Vegetable Seeds.—Sow Asparagus, Red Beet (largely for main crop), Brocoli (early and late kinds), Broad j Peans (for succession), Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage (early and late var ieties), Cauliflower (for Autumn use), Carrot (largely of all sorts), Celery, Cress and Mustard, Kohl Rabi, Leek, Lettuce, Onion for salads and pick ling, Parsnip, Peas (all main crop kinds), Potatoes (Kidney and Round), Radish and Rhubarb Seed, Salsify and Scorzouera, Savoy and Borecole for winter use. Round Spinach, Turnip for first crop. Sow in open ground to wards end of month Sugar Maize, to mato, Melon, Cucumber, Marrow, etc, if weather favorable. Flower Seeds.—Sow all half-hardv varieties at the end of the month, such as Aster, Balsam, Phlox, Marigold, Cosmos, Zinnia, etc., also other hardy annuals. (Miscellaneous.—Plant out Cabbage ard Cauliflower. Continue sewing all field crops, such as Carrot, Mangold, Sugar Beet, Rape, etc.
FAT STOCK, SYDNEY, Sept. 11. Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd., report: [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
FAT STOCK, SYDNEY, Sept. 11. Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd., report: Cattle.—2SOO head yarded, aggre gating 5G70 for the week, several hun dred Queenslanders being included In point of quality the yarding was a very indifferent one, largely com prising medium to plain and nonde script sorts with a meagre representa tion of really prime quality. Market opened to a representative attend ance of buyers at improved rates, and taking it 011 the day anything show ing quality advanced about 10/- per head on late improved rates. Sheep and Lambs.—36,000 penned, aggregating 53,800 for the week and chiefly consisting of good to prime descriptions in both merinos and crossbreds. Market opened to -free competition at values equal to the best part of last 'day,, ,and remained Arm throughout, especially for prime wethers and sucker lambs. Prime Beef.—Choice light atrs abt. 42/ per lOOlbs; prime med. wght beef abt 37/ per lOOlbs; prime livy wght beef abt 35/ per lOOlbs; prime cow beef abt 32/6 p...
CHEAP TRAINS. AT END OF MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
CHEAP TRAINS. * AT END OF MONTH. It will be welcome news for country people generally to know that the Railway Department has arranged a series of special cheap excursion trains during this month. These trains, which will run fro mthe coun try between September 29 and Oct ober 2, are at a most opportune time. Shearing has ceased, and many peo ple no doubt have a desire to travel for a holiday before -the arduous op erations of harvesting begin. Race goers will be able to arrive in Syd ney in time for the A.J.C. Spring meeting. Every part of the State will be served. The usual restrictions in re gard to the return journey will apply, that is, tickets will be available for return at any time within one calen dar month from date of issue for peo ple travelling up to 300 miles, and, in the case of tickets issued for longer distances, the return journey may be commenced at any time within 42 days. Anticipating liberal patronage, the Department is making adequate ar rangements to meet all...
The Song I Want to Sing. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
The Song I Want to Sing. No classic Muse my strain inspires To .wizardry of flashing Song In minor key the Minstrel quires, Where lordly numbers weep along. The God.Iike gift of deathless verse That crowns the Poet o'er the King I strive, withal for, to rehearse The Song I want to sing. For stately lay of Court or Camp, Or sensuous Oriental theme I would not burn the midnight lamp Or dream the Poet's dream. At times I see my dream.song shine As radiant as a flashing wing, The clarion Labor Song of mine M^ soul is fain to sing. At eve I don my Poet's shole, The day in splendour dying, yVhere twll.ight spreads its mystic scroll O'er homing birds, fast flying. I watch the black swans westward wing; I chime their plaintive murmuring And then I pray for grace to sing The Song I yet will sing. . —BLACKBOY. Grabben Gullen:
GENERAL HINTS. (From "Motor Life.") A Flexible Petrol Gauge. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
GEXKBAL 1IIXTS. (From "Motor Life."). Flexible Petrol Gauge. The petrol tank on many cars have fillers so placed that it is impossible to insert an ordinary dipstick owing to the'contour of the filler. One can therefore make a flexible one. Procure a piece of narrow bicycle chain about 16 inches long, and with the pins ex j actly half an inch apart from centre to centre. Having thoroughly cleans ed it by successive washings in ker osene and petrol, work the chain about link by link until it is perfect ly supple. 1 . With the tank empty fill up, a quart at a time, insert the dipper, and note at which pin the petrol level appears. With this gauge one can measure eas ily to about a pint at any moment, which is quite good enough for all ordinary purposes. Preserving Nickel Plate. An effective polish for nickel plate which also protects it against water, is a paste made from whiting mixed with vaseline. If it is required mere ly to protect the surface from water the following preparation...
(Published by Arrangement). "NATIONAL DISGRACE." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
(Published by Arrangement). "NATIONAL DISGRACE." "All lionest-minded Federal Dis trict Attorneys in New York City, or any other big centre of population, know that they cannot enforce the Prohibition Act," says the New York "World," in u leading article. "The overwhelming majority of the popula tion is against the act.'' The judges don't like it, the juries don't like it, the police don'like it. "When you make a crime o£ an Act; that, a community does not regard us a crime, then if- you are going to enforce your law you have to do things which are contrary t'o the spVr it of all sound law. All the normal elements of justice disappear; the law is not universal; it is not the same for all. "The result is what we see: Hypoc risy so deep and pervading that it has become a national disgrace; cor ruption so widespread that it has al most taken for granted; lawlessness and contempt for law which are unique in ordered, civilised societies." Mr. H. D. McLelland, Chief Inspec tor of Schools, ...
WEATHER REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
WEATHER REPORT. ! The weather for the past week has ■ not been all that could be desired for ; spring time, although we have had ' several showers, and at time of writ . ing it is raining. The mornings have been cold and frosty with a cold wind j blowing. ' At time of writing (Thursday) we nave been having intermittent show, ers of snow all day long, evidently a finish to the boisterous weather we ba\e^ been having for the past few days," the wind being bitterlv cold, and retarding the growth of* spring grass. As is usually the case at this time of year, after having the snow showers we may expect milder weath er in the near future.
ENTERPRISING DUNCAN BROS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
ENTERPRISING DUNCAN BROS. During the week Messrs. Duncan Bros., who are among, or at least are, our most progressive farmers, have been carting to the railway several trucks of chaff, and have at time of writing completed loading the third truck, approximately 35 tons, and same has been dispatched to market. Quite a coincidence that just two years ago, when our local butter fac tory was opened and ready to receive supplies of cream, Messrs. Duncan Bros, were the lirst to deliver a can to 'the factory, and have been going since without a stop through two win ters. If a few more of our local far . mers would use the same amount of ; energy and take the same interest in their district as this pair of young men do then we would be able to say that our district was doing what is ; really expected of it. Again may we use the slogan "PRO DUCE MORE."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
sflllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIU | 1 Spring 1 Trend ! expressed in Full Fresh Stocks of Smart i Dresses and Accessories at 1 Marly inspection of these Beautiful Fresh | | Goods will convince of their superb value \ I JSew Goods in Every Department. | | Dress Department— | SPRING AND SUMMER DRESS LINEN'S in all shades. - I 5 COTTON GEORGETTES, in tlic most fashionable colorings. 5 FUJI, in stripes, plain and natural colors. fj SILK GEORGETTES. I CREPE DE CHINE. S FLORAL VOILES, in many designs. 'E PLAIN COLORED VOILES,'all these are in the most fashionable = shades and consist of 3 yard lengths only in each shade. S COTTON JAP. CREPE, in eveiy color. This is the best crepe manu S factured, and selling freely at 1/- per yard. = Show Room— : — We are showing an Exclusive Range of MILLINERY AND s FROCKS in the most Fashionable Materials and Colors. §j Hosiery— ;§. Best Quality Only—" KYSER," "AS YOU . LIKE IT," and ...
Special Train. FOR TARALGA. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
Special Train. FOR TARALGA. In connection with the Goulburn Eight-Hour Day celebrations, a spe cial train willbe run from Taralga conveying passengers to the above Negotiations have been completed conjointly with Goulburn Association and a few of our local enthusiasts guaranteeing the amount required in order to run the special train. It is to be hoped that it will be taken advantage of and be well-pat ronised. Besides being able to enjoy the day's festivities patrons of the train will be able to visit the various entertainments at night, as the times arranged are: Leaving Taralga at 7.30 a m. and leaving Goulburn at 10.30 p.m. Apart from the above ad vantages by the extra time in Goul burn, the opportunity so long looked for is now available at a very small cost, the return fare being only 5/9. So that all enthusiasts should not miss the opportunity of mhking this a memorable occasion—the privilege of being a passenger in the first spe cial to leave Taralga platform.
PASTORAL. TAPEWORMS IN SHEEP.—SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 19 September 1925
PASTORAL. TAPEWORMS IN SHEEP.—SYMP. TOMS AND TREATMENT. The tapeworm most commonly found infesting sheep in this country is "jVIoniezia expansa." This worm lives in the small intestine, and attains a length of 15 feet or more. Young lambs are chiefly infested, geierally in the autumn; as many as ten or more tapeworms may he found in a single lamb. The worm is white and flat.in appearance and made up of In dividual segments, . which are broader than they are long. Each segment de 've'.ops a complete set of reproductive organs. The last segments, which con tain many eggs, break off from the rest of the body and may be discern, ed in the faeces. As nothing is yet known of the cys tic form and intermediary host, the life history ras not been determined. Generally speaking, tapeworms are not responsible for great mortality among sheep in this country. When' lambs are heavily infested the mech anical obstruction caused by the pre tence of the worms and the irrita tion set up interferes se...