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A WONDERFUL INSTRUMENT [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
A WONDERFUL INSTRUMENT The latest and probably the great est, ? development in the realms of mu sic is the 'Reproducing Player Piano.' By means of this monderful instru ment the works of the greatest , pian ists of the world may be reproduced with absolut^ fidelity — with all the sub tle. shadings of tone — with all the dy namic force — with all the powerrui personality of the artist himself— -in . your own home. The 'Reproducer' does for the pian ist what the gramaplione does for the vocalist, it enables him to give you his interpretation of the classics with all their (Original force, and thoir stately beauty,,, at your own conveni- '. ence and whenever the mood is on you. j These instruments will undoubtedly do much to improve the musical taste of the community, whilst as a means I of affording delightful entertainment, they are unrivalled. . The well and favorably known com- , pany, W. II. Paling and Co., Lt(l., Syd- , ney, have an excellent range of these instruments and would ...
THE MARRIAGE BILL Speech delivered by Lt.-Colonel Bruxner, M.L.A., in the Legislative Assembly, on the Marriage Amendment Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
THE MARRIAGE BILL Speech delivered by Lt.-Colonel Brux- j ner, M.L.A., in the Legislative As-, sombly, on the Marriage Amendment Bill. (From 'Parliamentary Debates,' 24th March, 1925.) Lt.-Colonel Bruxner (Northern Tiiblelaud) : When this measure was previously before the House I clearly mid briefly expressed the attitude of my colleagues and myself.. There arc three aspects from which this parti cular measure may be viewed. It can be viewed from the political stand point, with the object of making poli , tical capital out of it if it is so desir I ed. That his been done already; and is being done not altogether - by mem bers of lite Government as suggested by the leader of the Opposition. I re member that ou the last occasion when this bill was before us, Mr. Lang ac cused me and my colleagues of forcing* the Government to bring in this mea sure, and as late as to-day the hon. j member said that the Government I would have no- difficulty in passing the measure because of the enthus...
IRRIGATING LUCERNE [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
IRRIGATING LUCERNE A bulletin entitled 'Irrigation Farming in New South AVales,' by Mr. A. N. Shepherd, II.D.A., senior agricultural instructor issued by the Department of Agriculture Now South Wales, ? contains some useful informa tion on luccu-ne growing. 'The con sistent return obtained from the pro duction of lucerne hj\y on the Yanco Experiment Farm during the last few years,' says Mr. Shepherd, 'make a study of the methods adopted at the institution worthy of consideration.' In regard to the irrigation of lucerne, 'the first application of water is given as soon as the first crop of hay is off the land in order to stimulate an early growth, and further irriga tions follow as the season requires. Generally speaking one irrigation for each cut is sufficient in the early part of the season, but as the weather gets hotter more are necessary, aver-, aging two cuttings, and the exact time when these are made must entire ly defend on the season. The practice at the experimental farm ...
BURRINJUCK WATER [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
BURRINJUCK WATER Mr. Chaffey (Minister for Agricul ture), referring to complaint? about water being discharged from Burrin juck Dam into the Murrumbidgee River, thereby causing inconvenience and loss of stockowners along the banks' of the 'river, has expressed re gret, and has promised that notice will be given in future when water is to be discharged from the dam. The Minister explains that at the present lime imnortant work is in progress in the. bed of the river below the dam. This work is at a critical stage, and in order to facilitate operations sluices at Burrinjuclc had been closed for some time past. Recently, owing to the continued dry weather over the Murrumbidgee irrigation area, it became necessary to supplement the flow of the irrigation canals by re leasing water from the Burrinjuck Dam. A moderate amount , of water was discharged through the .sluices* into the river. This caused a rise in the river throughout its length. The World-famous , Boomerang mouth organ at cit...
THE FARMER'S WIFE [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
THE FARMER'S WIFE Composed by 'A Drone.' Music by 'The Queen.' i (The following has been sent us for publication, inspired -by the recent ar gument between certain men and wo 'men of Adelong.) The farmer's wife in early days got up at half past two, And shined the ploughs, and milked the cows, ? and put the prunes to stew ; I Xho breakfast for the hands she set upon the stroke of four, « And then she'd bake her bread and cake, and scrub the kitchen floor. But nowadays the farmer's wife has time tn on 11 liov n-nm ? 'Good gracious,' says the Adelong man, 'how idle she has grown.' The farmer's wife in times gone by [ brought up the calves and lambs, And sacked the oats, and fed the goats, and smoked the hickory hams ; And when she'd cooked the three great meals, she cheerfully arose, And with her chum sat down to earn. the money for her clothes; Hut now she often visits round, and gossips, like as not — , 'My goodness,' says the Adelong man, 'how worthless she has got.' | I The farmer...
FORD CARS AUSTRALIAN WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
FORD CARS AUSTRALIAN WORKS. Sir, W. Grnndjean, Soorettu'y of the Ford Motor Company, in au inter view, stated tJmt the headquarters of tho Ford Car Manufacturing Com pany would be at Geelong and would have an authorised capital of £1,500,000. Another company to cover the work of assembling and sales distribution ' \voiild have similar capital. J The first company would deal with the plant and land . Four of the Dir . ectors already are appointed, one being Sir Arthur Robinson. Mr. Grandjean estimated that 500 men would be employed at the -outset, and said that preference would, so far as possible, be given to Australian products. ? The second company would, he add ed. have branches at Sydney, Bris bane, Adelaide and Perth and these works would commence assembling chassis as early as possible, the parts being supplied from Geelong in addi tion to motor bodies. The Geelong site was selected be cause of its splendid harbor facilities' and railway communication.
MACHINERY THAT NEVER STOPS [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
MACHINERY THAT NEVER STOPS It will surprise many of our read ers to learn that there are in England i machines which work continuously! night and day. These 'machines are in 1 the up-to-date works of Bell's Poilite and Everite Co., Ltd., whose offices are in Southwark Street, London. This I is the leading firm in the asbestos ce ment industry, and their never ston machinery is engaged in the manu facture of the famous products known the world over as Poilite, Everite, and Big-six. Owing to the strength of the British Portland cement used, the huge plant would 'seize up' if the wheels stopped. To prevent the in calculable damage which would be i caused by this happening, three shifts of workers are engaged for each 24 i hours work. Even with this continu ous turning of the wheels, the popular ity of the firm's products is Buch that additional 'perpetual motion' ma chines have periodically to be installed to meet the demand.
IRRIGATION FARMING [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
IRRIGATION FARMING Farmers' Bulletin, No. 148, with the above as its title and subject, is to hand from the printer, and is avail able to those who are interested. The bulletin has been compiled from articles contributed by Mr. A. N. Shepherd, II.D.A., Senior Agricultural ' Inspector at Leeton ,to the Agricultur al Gazette last year; but a good deal of new matter has been added and the bulletin now covers nearly sixty pages. | It states briefly and in quite popular terms the methods by which an area of hind may be prepared for irrigation, kand the principles on which it should be worked to maintain fertility. Crops suitable for Lay and green fodder (such as the small cereals, lucerne, maize, sorghums, etc.) are dealt with at length, and also vegetables, cotton, rice, and so forth, and a short section on silage will be found useful. Obtainable from the Government Printer, Sydney, at 9d per copy ; Id postage extra.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
n 1 - wu-ntfMwwtaffwww^wgw^g g J. H. DYSON - Photographer - | RUSSELL STREET, TiiMirf | BEAUTIFUL POSTCARDS | 1 You all have friends in other towns. They would appreciate I greatly a few views of Tumut's best scenes. Why not send them 1 1 along in your letters? , » ' YOUR PHOTO : — You should have your photo taken at two g y 1 years of age or even earlier, a gain at 7 or 8 years ; again, when § ' a boy dons long trousers or a girl when she puts her hair up. ( Next at marriage ; again when you reach 40 years ; and after f : that, well, you should never miss. For, when you are no more, \ -'. i as we all will some day be, you cannot leave anything behind G |: that Tour relatives will appreciate more than your photo. & HATE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN NOW— DON'T NEGLECT IT— | IT IS A DUTY YOU OWE YOUR FAMILY. * ? : ? ... ? ? — x i j (Enlargements a Specialty. Pbofeos done m I Sepia, and beautifully tinted. We specialise in this tinted and tinsel work. I . ? . x — — — ? ? ? — ? x M- NOTICE ...
DECLARING THINGS BLACK [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
DECLARING THINGS BLACK S To put an impediment in the way 4 of any citizen's obtaining possession 5 of Ms lawfully acquired property ?| should at any time and in any circum m stances be a punishable offence. To J;: conspire and combine to do this hurt *1 ful thiiig should be made criminal. Jf It is nearly time that the extreme un | ionists should be made to understand J that the attempt to control industry by Itnese Methods is repugnant to the whole community. The people are becoming tired of cargo hero and there being dcelavod 'black,' because tliero has been a squabble about handling it; porhaps thousands of miles ' away. There can be no successful business management ; either in production or in transport while this designedly des tructive interference is tolerated; and the whole trade of a port or the entire conduct of an industry by the mere declaration that this or that is 'black.' The farmer, when he sends his wheat forward never, knows : that it will not be held up owing to t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
Protect your ' -? jj&jjjS ? j w'tli ?' \ j. I Thousands of Dairy throughout Australia us. tlie Diaholo have eliminat w cream waste. The . efficient ?? Diabolo separAtes better ' cream because of its scientific \ I constructed bowl, is easy to .. JPlf wP$| ['If* ' 1 turn because it has fewer ' ;i working ports. With all gearo enclosed it has do dirt ^Wlronl collecting centres, and there- Imwfll'Wl fore lasts longer than others. These excellent qualities are backed with Service. ' I|||ij | ; There's a size to suit you. , /|#|@|!ij|l \ Payment 8 : Cash or Eas-if Terms Jmjilml |! !|!]r 1 I Particulars and prices from JjPflpj lilt 111 Diabolo Separator Co. Ltd. 1 - 43 IB Kent St., Sydney _ ? F. W. TWEEDIE. Machinery Agent, Tumut Com well's Malt Extract . added to baby'i bottle, helps to digest oows* milk and starchy foods and keeps the bowels Acting regularly. Babies , and older child ren, who have not been thriving, often show a mariced improvement when Comwell'a Malt Extract is...
GLASS IN ICE CREAM A NURSE'S ALLEGATIONS. Action for £500 Damages. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
GLASS IN ICE CREAM A NURSE'S ALLEGATIONS. Action for £500 Damages. ?Vlle-iug that she had swallowed . mil ticlos of glass contained in ice cream, with which she had been serv ll(1 in a restaurant at Circular Quar, Mubel Kilcovnn, trained niu-Se, sued ^i-u'ents, Ltd., to recover £500 dam ' The case was heard on Tuesday 'wforo Mr. Justice Ferguson and a 'plaintiff said that on 18th October che iiad - visited the refwshment rooms - uHh a friend. While eating ice cream sne felt a piece of hard sub:itance^ in Uic throat ami on her tongue. She simt out what was in her mouth, and found it to be a piece of glass. A doctor whom she consulted could find no trace of glass in the intestines, but ' 'dmitted the symptoms of which she complained might be consistent with the presence of. glass in the system. The defence was a denial of neg lott. , ? . Dr. -S. Sheldon 'gave it as his opin ion that it was absurd to say that a piece of . glass a quarter of an inch ? 1m« could' pass through the interna...
"TOP-HOLE" ENGLISH SOME MODERN SLANG. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
'TOP-HOLE' ENGLISH I SOME MODERN SLANG. Mr. P. G. Wodehouse, who has made his home in the United States, and is a professional student of both Eng lish and American slang, explains in the 'Evening News' some of the niceties of the English tongue. 'The reason,' he says, 'why we Englishmen use the expression 'silly old ass' is . that we know there is no other phrase that gives just the fine shade of meaning which we require. If it were simply a question of sub stituting for 'silly old ass' some other and legitimate iihvnso such ns 'nnnv goop' or 'poor fish,' we would do it like a shot. But the one thing . we would rather do than eat ' is to sink the harpoon into the 'mot juste.' . I go into the Dones' Club of an after noon and look round me. What do I see? In one chair there reclines a Silly Old Ass, while beside him, suck ing down the mixture-as-bef6re, is a Priceless Old Egg. Close by I per ceive a couple of Genial Old Crumpets in conversation with a Jolly Old Pie face. To the untut...
THE COMING ELECTION [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
4 THE COMING ELECTION IThe 'Cowra Guardian' prints the following political opinions gathered iu Cowra streets on Saturday night and boiled down : Loughlin is regard ed by all parties as certain to top, the poll; the other two seats are doubtful. Hugh Main has slipped, and M Treatt, another Progressive, has a | good chance of talking himself into g Main's seat. Labor is not sure of the h &ecouu seat, chiefly owing to aiscon m tent in Labor circles over the selection | ballot. Cowra Laborites wanted Mar tin (Young), Junee forced them to %?) Iload, so Cowra Laborites prom || iss to have some revenve by putting h Carney second and Hoad third on l| their ballot papers. The Nationalists have a big uphill fight, but Todhunter W- is likely to poll well, not because he is ij a Nationalist, biit because he is a gen- 1 | 3jj gwg feH&nre- '' Is
THE CROSS-WORD PUZZLE [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
THE CROSS-WORD PUZZLE British opticians are giving warning that too strenuous applications to the unravelment of cross-word puzzles is not at all beneficial optically, and that too much devotion may result in cross eyedness. Armed with a fair educa tion, books of reference, books of syn [ onyms, encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc., a diligent student may be among the fortunate addict. It has been our intention to construct a cross word puzzle ourselves, after the man ner of an old correspondent of ours, who wrote his 'copy' in plain and' simple language and then ransacked the dictionary for sesquipedalian sub stitutes, but feel that we must for bear. A commencement was to have been made with 'valetudinarianism,' but our satisfaction with that mon strosity was squelched when a friend happened along with 'Thcsaurochry- Bonicochrysides,' meaning, broadly, he who loves to store up gold, to accumu late filthy lucre, otherwise a miser.
WHEN SHOULD A WOMAN TAKE OFF HER HAT? [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
WHEN SHOULD A WOMAN TAKE OFF HER HAT? I have, oi'.ten been asked that, and it is a very difficult question to an swer. Certainly you should take your ].at oil when every other woman pre sent has hers off, no matter what the function or occasion should be. At luncheons even in private houses it is i sometimes the custom to keep your hat on throughout the meal and for the rest of the afternoon, either in the garden or at bridge. If of course you go to a place and are shown into the dressing or bedroom where the other guests have been through and you see their hats there, take your own off but vm-- nnlpHB. You look just OS foolish with your liat off if everybody else has theirs on, as you do if you have yours on, and others have theirs off. Generally speaking hats are worn at all morning and afternoon functions, and it in only strictly the rule to dis card them for the dinner meal at night and thereafter. My answer to the question appears jusp a ulj-ib cvumvc i doesn't it apd seems to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 6 April 1925
F. J. CROSSLEY ('The Busy Block,' Wynyard Street, Tumut.) HE MOVED to premises next door to O'Brien's Hall. Large stock of Fruit nnd Confectionery, Fresh Vegetables Daily. AGENCIES:— Douglas Cycles ; Sunbeam, Alvis & Morris Cars; Bebarfald's Furniture :j and Sewing Machines. Cash or Easy Terms. THE POPLAR ORCHESTRA FOUR INSTRUMENTS. Particulars from — K. WEEDEN. '^yictorIaInsuranc* COMPANY, LIMITED RISKS TAKEN FOB: Buildings, Accident, Platcglass, Livestock, and Haystacks or a Crops. NOW IS THE TIME TO ... INSURE BROOD MARES. Agent: F. W. TWEEDIP Published Annually by LONDON DIRECTORY With Provincial and Foreign Sectioa enables traders to communicate direct with MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS, in London and in the Provincial Towns and Industrial Centres of the United Kingdom and the Continent of Europe. The names and addresses and other details are classified under more than 2000 trade headings, including EXPORT MERCHANTS with detailed particulars of the Goods shipped and the Col...