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CRICKET TARALGA v. CROOKWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
CRICKET TARALGA v. CROOKWELL. A match was played 011 Saturday afternoon last on tlie Crookwell wic ket between teams from Taralga and Crookwell, resulting in a vic tory for the latter club. Following ro the scores:— Taralga. M. Viles, l.b.w., b Elkington .. 5 C. Bradbury, c Webster, b Bem brick .. .. .. 26 R. Gordon, c Webster, b Bern- • . ' .brick .... .... .. .. ;.;••• .. 14 W. Sanderson, c Sillis, b Bem brick .. -. .'. 4 J. Byrnes, c McSorley, b McNa mara .. . i .. .. . . . . . . 0 E. Croke, c Sillis, b, Bembrlclc 5 E. Perry, c Webster b McNama ra .. .. ;..' .. '.. .. .. C. • 16 M. Pinlayson, not out .. . . . . 7 G. Goodhew. c McNamara, b Bern brick .. v.. ■ . ....... 1 S. Bradbury, c and 1) Hail .0 T. Burge, b Bembrick .... ■.... 1 Sundries .. .. ... . ....... 6 Total .. ............ 85 ' Bowling: C. D. Hall 1 for 17, W. Elkington 1 for G, .T. Parker-'0 for Cv L.'Webster 0 for 8, K. Bembrick 6 for 13, F. McNamara 2 for ;30. Crookwell. C. D.. Hall, c Gordon, b Sander - son . . .....
The Fordson Outback. SOLVES WATER SUPPLY DIFFICULTY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
The Fordson Outback. •SOLVES WATER SUPPLY DIFFICULTY. (By Robert Kaleski.) Any country that has a monopoly of any necessary article of commerce must grow rich in the supplying of that monopoly to countries less fav oured. Australia is a wealthy coun try, because she has two monopol ies—hardwod and merino wool. The first she has just begun to exploit properly; the second she has been exploiting successfully for over a hundred years. Most people outside Australia (and some inside it also) have an idea that every part of it runs the mer ino sheep which supply the monop oly; whereas, of conrse, it is only in the dry, almost arid, country away j from the moist coastal air, that the | merino sheep (which is really an Im proved antelope) thrives and grows his much prized wool. Now, the trouble out in the country where most of the best merino wool comes from, lias always been water. The edible shrubs and grasses out there, which nourish the millions of sheep so well, have evolved themselves...
LONDON COLLEGE OF MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
LONDON COLLEGE OF MUSIC. Master Reg. Croke, of Golspie, and j a pupil of Mr. Matt Finlayson, suc cessfully passed the violin element ary section at the above examina tions held at Goulbum on the 25th inst., gaining 93 points out of a poss ible 100. At the preliminary exam., held in June last, this pupil secured an excellent pass, obtaining 97 points out of a possible 100.
BIG SALE OF DISTRICT CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
BIG SALE.OF DISTRICT CATTLE. Mr. John Barry, of "Hillcrest" and Yalbraith, disposed of 180 prime quality fat bullocks, to two of Goul burn's well-known butchers a few days ago. It is estimated that the bullocks will weigh 7001bs. each. One hundred head of the beasts were Hereford Shorthorns and crosses, 3 to 4 years old, and bred on "Hill crest." The "Hillcrest" and Yalbraith prop erties are well-known for their fat tening qualities, and Mr. Barry usu ally secures high prices for his fat cattle and sheep.
Taralga A., P. & H. Society BALLOT FOR COMMITTEEMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
Taralga A,, P. & H. Society BALLOT FOR COMMITTEEMEN. '? 'The following 21 -committeemen wore clecteil for the ensuing year in / connection with the above:— A. Aiders, 130; W. a McKenscie (Straithaird), 135; T. M. Barry, 13,1;' V.; Bradbury, 131; G. C-. Goorthew. /12G; C. S. Bradbury, 125; G. McDon ' ell, 122; A. B. Pearee, 122; V. Clial lieiv 121; J; J. Walsh, 120; AV. Ell iott; 120; M. W. Charleris, lis:; 0. iMulier, 110: .I.'.l. Francis, 10S; ■ I). McRae,--105; \V/.1. Sanderson, 103; H.. Twynam, 103; C. C. ■ Bradbury, S. .W. Craig. !)«; H.-McLean. 90; ( Viles; SO; Jos. Alders, SG; B. :.McAlister, SJ; I'. MeAlister, S-l. Defeated: P. Morris. 82: E. S.vAl :ders,. SI; E. iJ. Groke, 76;- T. .Corby, .-72; G. Crol&lt;e. 64; V. MeKenzie, 02; :.r:;Peden, 62; G. Cameron, 57; H. Mc JKerizie, 53; W. H. McPaul, 52; J. A. '•Marmont, '52; W. M; Kitzgibbon; 48; v.TJ-Duncan,;, 43;'G. Bailey, 35. •" The - ballot was hold on Monday ^veiling last. • I
SHEARING RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
SHEARING RECORD Mr. Frank Lawler, of Golspie, who won the open blade, contest at Crook well annual Sheep Shearing Compe titions on the 15th instant, recently established what is considered a dis trict record at Mr. M. ■ J. Too'.a's Itosemont, Golspie, by shearing with the shears 102 full woolled sheep, averaging lOJlbs. per sheep, within the eight hours, to the entire satis faction of Mr. Toole. The performance is an exclleiit. one considering the size of the sheep and the lieavy fleeces they were carrying.
BAND MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
BAND MUSIC. The members of tlie local Band will , render a musical programme, assisted by local artists, in the Fed eral. Hall on Wednesday evening next, 3rd December. A dance will follow the concert. The proceeds will be devoted to the Baud funds. See 'advt. in this issue.
Crookwell Welcomes Dr. Barry. PRESENTATION OF ADDRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
Grookwell Welcomes Dr. Barry. presentation of address. On Saturday last, at St. Mary's, Crookwell, the Right Reverend Dr. Barry, Bishop of Goulburn, was pre sented with an address of welcome l'rom Catholics of Crookwell. The address was recited and pre sented by Councillor T.J. Kennedy. The, Bishop was accompanied from Gouluburn by the Vicar-General (Mon signor Vaughan) and Cr. T. J. Ken nedy. Some distance out from Crookwell seven cars met the Bishop and form ed a procession of honour to the church. The framed address is beautifully illuminated and framed. The artis tic work reflects much credit on the designer, Mr. F. S.- Rodrigney, of Sydney. Set artistically and attract ively in the address are reproduc tions of St. Mary's Church, Presby tery and School. The wording of the address is as follows:— To the Rt. Rev. John Barry, D.D., Bishop of Goulburn: My Lord,—With feelings "of j gratitude to .Almighty God for your appointment as our Spiritual Ruler, your children of Crook well an...
MR. MARK MORTON, M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
MR. MARK MORTON, M.L.A. Mr. Mark Morton, M.L.A., was in Taralga during last week. On Wed nesday he was the guest of several townsmen at the Argyle Hotel. A number of matters were brought under his notice, all of whicli he promised to give his earnest sup port, and the community can rely on his promise. Past requests which the Progress Association has brought under his notice requiring Govern ment support have all been acceded to, viz.: Taralga railway, new school at Yorkborough, re-opening of the school at Yalbraith. He deserves well of the community for his efforts in trying to further the interests of the town and district generally, and it is his persistent efforts that ob tained for Taralga the railway, and his subsequent agitation that has kept the work going. It may not .be generally known tht the Commissio ners have not looked favourably on the construction of this line, and it is. Mr. Morton that we have to look to and thank for this .concession. 1 Mr Morton visited the , ; ...
Successful District Dairy Farmers. MESSRS. McALISTER BROTHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
Successful District Dairy Farmers/ ME8SRS. McALISTER BROTHERS. > MesBrB. Pat., ami Denis McAlister, of "Straitliaird," Myrtleville, are re cognised as the biggest suppliers the Taralga Dairy. Co. has at present. . Sons of the late Mrs. E. C McAl ister, who up till twelve months ago was actively associated with the pre sent industry in conjunction with her sons. The family have, ljy their careful attention to dairying matters, built up a sure and profitable industry, and one which is a fine asset to the district as well as being a strong sup port to the local factory. The "Straithaird" property com prises" an area of 1000 acres of rich dairying and agrisultural land, per manently watered and securely fen ced, and free from rabbits. Messrs. McAlister Bros, installed, about six months ago, Simplex milk ing machines, through the local ag ents (Messrs. Goodhew Bros.), which have given satisfaction in every way. This year two more machines were installed.' With the installation of this...
Motor Men in Holts. ALLEGED ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
Motor Men in Holts. ALLEGED ASSAULT. At the Taralga Police Court, on Tuesday, heard before Mr. G. R. Williams, P.M., Thomas Alfred Langr lois proceeded against Ellen Gert rude Benwell for alleged assault. Capt. N. P. Moriarty appeared for complainant and Mr. T. P. Moloney for defendant. Complainant said he was a motor driver residing at Taralga. He saw the defendant in the Argyle Garage at Taralga on the 5th instant about 9.45 a.m. , As he was going past thestore room at the back of his office he saw Major Benwell, • and informed him that if he did not shift his goods from the garage by noon that day he would shift them for him. Mrs. Benwell suddenly jumped out of the storeroom and said "Never say that no woman ever slapped your face." Suiting the action to the words she cuffed him over the face. He put up his hands to ward off the blow, but the force of the onslaught sent liini to his knees. He was struck on the forehead and under the right eye, and the blood rushed down his nose. ...
INDECENT LANGUAGE [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 29 November 1924
INDECENT LANGUAGE I-Iiigh Qiiilty pleaded guilty to us ing indecent language, and was con victed and fined £2, with S/- costs, in .default 14 days. James Steward, for using indecent language, was fined 20/- and 8/- costs, in default; seven days. Steward said that he was a return ed soldier, and used the language be cause a man kept bothering him for the loan of money, and he became angry and used the language. The P.M., in view of .lames' story, fined him as above. Edward Maher was also charged with using indecent language. Sergeant Riordon said that ha had cautioned tlio dofendant a Cow min utes previously. A line of £2; with S/- costs, in de fault 14 days in Goulburn gaol wus imposed. Maher (to the Bcnch): I'll s.'o the 14 days, your Worship. Subsequently the defendant thought that discreion was the bettor part of valour and paid the fine.
BAD LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 December 1924
BAD LUCK. An old black fellow who was era ployed on an outback station, and who was known for many miles around as a very honest old chap, ami who had been for years a reg ular customer at the hotel, and there fore had little difficulty in obtain ing a bottle of rum on tick, happen ed to meet with an accident, as a result of which he was confined to his gunnyah for a couple of weeks. Being anxious to' get a bottle of booze from the pub, and not being able to go himself," he asked an half caste (who was also employed on the same station) to go and procure one for him, giving liim a piece of deal board to give to the publican for the purpose of the latter placing a nick ln> the board for every bottle he received. When Jacky was able to get about again he called on the publican one day, and said "I want to settle that account of mine. Boss. You know, the rum Tommy been get it me when I was sick." The publican got down from the shelf the deal board with the nicks in it—Jacky's accoun...
TARALGA'S CENTENARIANS [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 December 1924
TARALGA'S CENTENARIANS Taralga is noted for the age a number ol its residents attain. Re cently the writer was visiting a cer tain locality in the Taralga district when he happened to notice un old man sitting on the wood heap cry ing. He sympathetically asked the old chap what he was crying for. "Me father gave me a hiding," said the old fellow, bitterly sobbing. "Your father?" remarked the writ er. "Why, how old are you?" "Ninety-iive," he said. "And what in the name ■ of good ness did he beat' you for?" "Why, for throwing stones at my grandfather."
WORKING HER "NUT." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 December 1924
WORKING HER "NUT." On calling at the hotel at- Woop Wooi) for his quarterly order a wino and spirits traveller was induced to take a ticket in a one pound siveep that was being- organised by the landlady. Mrs. Flanagan, on the Mel bourne Cup. After securing an order an-1 shout ing drinks for those about ihc ho tel, the traveller took his departure, forgetting to pay Mrs. Flanagan the £1 sweep money. He was met' ou , his next visit-by Mrs. Flanagan, who said, with' a broaii smile, "Good- morning, Mr. Blank; do yon remember when yon were here last time that we wra getting up a sweep on the Melbourne Cup?" "Oh yes, I remember," said Mr. Blank. "And who do you think won the first prize, Mr. Blank? Shure no one else , but the boss there; ain't he lucky? And who do you think won the second prize?" '"I have no idea, Mrs. Flanagan." "Why, shure. Willie, there," point ing to a big lump of a youth, "ain't he lucky? And guess who won the third. prize." "Yourself, Mrs. Flanagan." "No, Mr. Blank...