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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
6QLPSBR0UGH, MQRT & CO. Ltd., SYDNEY: WOOL & PRODUCE BROKERS, FAT STOCK SALESMEN STOCK &' STATION AGENTS LIBERAL ADVANCES HIGHEST PRICES AND PROMPT RETURNS Write far WAYBILLS, LABEL8 and MARKET REPORTS. K de L OUDMORE, Man&gor. OHAS. HOPE, Asst. Manager. i : ) H4 T TNLESS your Roofs, Gutters and Down II Pipes are properly fixed you are in viting decay into your home. Make sure of getting the utmost service out of your house and save repair bills, by having us fix up these most important details. The materials we use arc of ihe best quality, and our tradesmen are experts. Prices moderate. Estimates given. . A. GROVE Phone 78 "DUPLICATE HOUSE" CROOICWELL RIDGE CAPPING, 3/-. GUTTERING, 2/.. DOWN PIPE, 2/-. BRACKETS, 3/6 doz. SPRING HEADS, 1/-lb. VENUS BENZINE, IS/- ease. VENUS KEROSENE, 14/3 case. SEMI-ROTARY PUMPS. DOUGLAS PUMPS. GALVANISED WATER~PIPING. GARDEN HOSE SPRAYERS AND SPRINKLERS. PARTS IN STOCK FOR ALL MAKES OF SEPARATORS. PARTS FOII GLORIA, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
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HERE AND THERE [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
HEBE AND THERE Queen Alexandra, widow • of Kics Edward, and mother of King George of England, died at Sandringham at 5.25 on Friday evening. " • > • • A bulletin issued at the above hour stated "Queen Alexandra passed away at 5.25. The King and Queen and members of the Royal family were present" • » • The Queen mother's last hours were spent 111 a state o£ coma. At 1 o'clock she rallied and smiled her recognition of those present. Im mediately afterwards she relapsed into unconsciousness and died. ■ • • • The lirst intimation of the illness of the Queen mother, who would have been 81 on December 1, was the issue of a bulletin at Sandringham at 3.30 on Thursday afternoon, which was flashed to the news agencies an hour later. • « • This bulletin, signed by Sir. Will iam Horder, said: "Her Majesty, Queen Alexandra, who has been some time in failing health, suffered a se vere heart attack this morning. Her Majesty's condition is critical." • • • Dr. Nott has captured the Herbert seat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. (~)UR stocks of these are now complete and we qiiote a few lines which will stand comparison. 38it> DRESS LINENS in Lemon, Mauve, Fawn, Reseda, SIcy. Pink, Vieux Rose, "White, Cinnamon, Saxe, 2/11 yd. 29in FUJI SILK in Navy, Cinnamon, Sky, Mastic and Powder, 4/5 yd. 33in ASSORTED STRIPED FUJI-DE-LUXE, Natural and Dark grounds, 3/9 yd. 36in L1NENE, Reseda, Saxe, Navy .. .. &lt;1/9 yd. .'iOin BEST QUALITY JAP. CREPES iu all shades, 1/. per yd. (Also British Crepes). 38in STRIPED CREPES .. .. .. .. 1/11 yd. ZEPHYRS AND GINGHAMS, a splendid range of patterns from 11d >ci. 3Sln PLAIN AND FLORAL VOILES in latest shades and patterms, from 1/11 yd. 40in CREPE-DE-CHINE (Extra Heavy- Quality) in Mack, Navy, Sky, Shell, White, Champagne, Powder, Cocoa, Mauve, Royal, Cinna mon and Tomato, from 9/11 yd. Also Grey and Champagne Marocain, 10/6 yd. A line range of DRESS LENGTHS in STRIPED FUJI. Natural and Dark grounds, Art Silk and Cotton Georgettes, from 15/...
Taralga Amateur Swimming Club. ANNUAL MEETING. THIRD ANNUAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
1 Taralga Amateur Swim-' ming Glub.^ ANNUAL MEETING. THIRD ANNUAL REPORT. . In presenting the third anmial -.re port for the season 1924-25 a. resume o£ the activities of'the club is given." ; FINANCE. ■ ! It will be gathered. fr6in. the . bal ance-sheet that the cl'ib commenced the season with a debit: balance of £1/8/-. As the season... advance;! donations and subscriptions"-/;ere re ceived amounting to £11/.$-H. The collection at the anntfal carnival yielded £16/0/9, bringing the receipts to £27/9/3. After ^wiping off the debt of £1/8/- a credit balance of £1 12/5 is shown. The expenditure amounted to £25/16/10, which v.ns primarily due to work at the bath:; and the entertaining of visitors, de tails of which are shown in balance-, sheet. | It will be readily admitted that the., finances of the club are satisfactory, and that the expenditure has been warranted, as visiting swimmers from Sydney, Goulburn and Crookwell were. . fittingly entertained as ' an apprecia I tion of their ...
STOCK MARKET. GOULBURN SPECIAL SALE. SHEEP VALUES. IMPROVEMENT FOLLOWS RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
STOCK MARKET, j GOULBURN SPECIAL SALE. SHEEP VALUES. IMPROVEMENT FOLLOWS RAIN. \V. TI. Wheatley report: There was a very large and interested attend ance of buyers at our sale oil Friday November 20, when over 20,000 sheep were yarded, but owing to the con tinuous rain the owner of 6,500 did not offer them, and this lot is being held for our special sale at Goulburn on Thursday. December 3. As anticipated prices sshowed a considerable improvement as a re sult of recent .rains,' and the market can be quoted as generally 3/- per head better than our last sale, al though some lots showed a higher ad vance. The whole o£ the yarding, with the exception of a few ots, was sold by auction, but there was no difficulty in selling the passed-in lots. The following were among the principal sales:— 1125 merino wether lambs. April May drop, September shorn, 23/; 13S7 merino ewes, 3 years, good con dition, shorn end September, at 25/-; 800 merino ewes, -1 and 5 years, shorn end September, at 17/G;...
Water Supply. SUTHERLAND SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
Water Supply. SUTHERLAND 8HIRE. Mr. T. Heslop, President, Grand Council Progress Association, "C" Biding, Sutherland Shire, forwards the following with a request for- pub lication:— The proposed water supply to Cro nulla and the rate to be levied on the assessed annual value will be an important.issue of the Sutherland Shire Council elections to be held at Sutherland on Dth December next. The present scheme under consid eration is a scheme which does not carry the favour of a representative majority of the ratepayers, as it is a scheme which favours the %yater ir respective of the cost to the ratepay ers, which particularly affects the holders of vacant land at Cronulla and Sutherland, who are resident in the country. A responsible section of the rate payers at Sutherland and resident within the Shire object to the imposs ible rate being levied against the ratepayers and favour the Lower Wo ronora Scheme, at about half the cost, and which will greatly increase the present proposed s...
Fate! [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
Fate! An extraordinary ending came to the holiday of Gundagai's postmaster (Mr. Bridsen) and his wife. First— a cousin of Mrs.'Bridgen (a son-in law of Sir Joseph Cook), was run over by a train and cut to pieces. Next day a sad illness affected a se cond cousin, and 011 the third day an other cousin had to be rushed' to Par ramatta hospital in a state of col lapse. Then came the culminating blow—the father of all three was found dead in his chair.' —"Cootamun dra Liberal."
Second-Hand Cars. BARGAINS ON OFFER. INFLUENCE OF THE LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
Second'Hand Cars. r BARGAINS ON OFFER. INFLUENCE OF THE LADIES. In the latest "Motor News" there is an illustration depicting a small mot or car and two men gazing at each other'-from each side, of it. Owher of small car (to timid, but ^probable, customer): "What! You ask for a guarantee with a second hand car selling at £75? 'Why you would. not get a guarantee with a Rolls-Royce at that price." | There are lota of good second-hand cars for, sale in Sydney to-day, and many oty them are decided bargains. But even with the very best of them salesmen will give no guarantee other than that the cars are in good work ing order and condition. To look out for bargains one must be a fair judge. And if anyone wishes to get a really good second»hand car he must either be a judge or have some motorist to do the judging,for him. At this sea son of the year really wonderful bar gains are to be had in second-hand vehicles. Men are generally quite content to-hang on to a good vehicle for a few year...
WOOL REPORT Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report: SYDNEY, Nov. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
JSOOL REPOKT Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report: SYDNEY, Nov. 19. Advices from practically all selling centres indicate existence of genuine and healthy demand for wool. Prices ' would seem to have automatically ar ranged themselves on a bar-is that leaves prospeut of moderate profit to the manufacturer, and is well above the elusive "cost of produc tion" iu Australia. We say elusive, because in a hundred, shots at arriv ing at the cost of production, there will probably be ninety-nine differ ent prices .arrived at, 'according to the viewpoint of the calculator, his local factors, and what lie may con sider a justifiable margin of profit. The dark horse is as to what extent America will be a purchaser for our finest-typed wools, but the actual ex tent of requirements of that country will not definitely be ascertained i«i: til after Christinas, as comparatively few choice New England and South ern clips can be submitted to auction until January or February next. Each year, as t...
The Labor Party. BAN ON COMMUNISTS. SUPPORTED BY MR. LOUGHLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
The Labor Party. BAN ON COMMUNISTS. SUPPORTED BY MR. LOUG1JUN. Mr. Loughliu, Minister for Lands, in a statement said that Mr. Tyrcll's proposal to refuse representation at tlie Easter Labor Conference to un ions afliliated with the Moscow In ternationale is a wise one. "But," added Mr. LuugUlin. "this embargo should he applied also to those unions which admit Commun ists to their ranks. The avowed and explicit policy of the Communists is to destroy the A.L.I\ Neither in dividuals nor unions therefore can be loyal to the Communist Head quarters and to the A.L.P. at one and the same time. Ministers generally support the proposal for the exclusion from the A.L.P. of unions afliliated with Com munistic bodies.
QUEEN MOTHER PASSES. THE EMPIRE MOURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
QUEEN MOTHER PASSES. THE EMPIRE MOURNS. The Queen Mother, Queen Alexan dra, passed away peacefully at San dringham Castle on Friday afternoon, following a heart attack, iu her Slat year. Had she lived till next month, she would have celebrated her Sis', birthday. A personality beloved by all, tin late Queen Mother, : widow of ICimj: Edward VII., was noted for her ooen heartedness, her charity ' and hi.! - Christian faith. FIRST PART OF OBSEQUIES. The first part of the Obsequies foi the late Queen were held quietly at Sandringhani Church 011 Sunday.. After the service the'public were allowed past the bier, which- was covered with wreaths bearing affec tionate inscriptions. The family wreaths were toucluug ly inscribed. That laid by the King mid Queen read: , "For Darling Mother Dear, from her sorrowing and devoted children George and Mary." Another read: . "From her heartbroken child, Toria." Tributes to Queen Alexandra's memory are coming from nil' over the world. Occupation?—"Nothi...
Great White Train. ALL AUSTRALIAN-MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
Great White Train. i ALL AUSTRALIAN.MADE. The Great White Train is one thousand feet long. It weighs one thousand tons. It is "Australian made" from the rear buffers'of the brake-van to the front of the engine. The engine, by the way, is the largest in the Commonwealth, and was made at Walsh, Island. The exhibition coaches will unquestionably be a re velation to the country people—as they were to many a Sydneyite who was privileged to see them—for they show* at a glance the marvellouss variety and the obvious superiority of the goods that are being turned out in Australia's factories. As Mr. Peter Board pointed- out at the conclusion of his speech on the occasion of the train's departure, it was a fitting co incidence that this great trainr illus trative of the acts of peace, should set out on Its tour on the anniversary of the Armistice—the anniversary of the day .which brought peace and goodwill to all the nations of the earth.
LAGGAN. (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
LAGGAN. (From Our Correspondent). Over three inches or rain fell here during Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of last 'week. It was the best fall of rain at this time of year for many years and came at a most op portune time, as the grass was be ginning to get dry and crops which were coming out in liead were at a standstill. The local farmers are jubilant. There will now be plenty of grass for the summer months and a 25 per-cent, better harvest. The rain will interfere with the shearing in the locality, as most of the sheds had made a staTt and only a few were cut out. , There has been a good deal of sick ness among the infantile section of the people in the district. Mr. and Mrs. Os. Cooper's infant has been dangerously ill for some time, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Cramp's baby is very bad. Extensive preparations have been made for the -opening of the new Catholic Church on New Year's Day. His Lordship, Dr. Barry, will perform the ceremony and also crown the Queeu-eleet at 8.30 in the even...
Taralga A., P. and H. Society. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
Taralga A., P. and H. Society. A committee meeting' of the above society was held during the week, when there was a thoroughly repre seutative attendance' o£ • committee men present. A start was made with the revis ion of the schedule for the forthcom ing show, and as far as this, matter has gone a considerable increase in prize money has been added as well; as several new additions to same, j The Question of dealing with the increased motor traffic came in for | considerable discussion and also al-1 terations and removal of some ot the existing buildings. By this being done it will obviate the necessity for the time being of any more gates be ing opened up and will give extra room, for motor traffic, as it is pro posed to remove the publican's booth from its present position to a much more suitable site on the hillside overlooking the ring and will leave a much more safe way for traffic down past where the booth at present stands, which most certainly is a de cided improvement. • O...
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
TENNIS. A team from Hoslyn met and -de feated a toani from -"The Pines" Ten nis Club 011 Sunday last by a small margin. As scores are not available a detailed account uunnot be given. The day wan ideal for tennis, but ilie jiliiy on both sides was very dis appointing. being far and awav below | the usual standard, particularly 011, thlie Taralga side ; . 1
PASTORAL. THE FARMER'S CLIP. Branding and Marking. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
&lt; PASTOKAL. THE FARMER'S CLIP. , Branding and Marking. The importance of brandiug and marking wool bales distinctly is 110I realised by many farmers, says a bulletin oC the Western Australian De partment of Agriculture. Not only is there' the risk of the wool being lost in transit, or mixed up with other bales that have been carelessly mark ed, but'it is most important that each bale should carry a mark carefully stencilled with reliable black ink. Under no circumstances should a farmer use paint, tar, tatoo oil, branding fluid,- or any oily substance for marking his bales, as the grease oozing from the,wool makes this oily •substance spread until it is undesiph erable. A plain stencil brand to cor respond with the farm or station should be placed on each bale, with the description of the contents di rectly underneath and the number of the bale again below that. Only black ink must be used by growers for marking baleB. Coloured inks are re served by buyers to make distinc...
Taralga Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 November 1925
Taralga Progress Associ ation. t A meeting or the above associa tion was held oil Wednesday night, when several matters of importance to the town and district were dis cussed. ' I A sub committee has Ijeen . appoint ed to visit local railway station aiul inquire into several minor additions that are thought necessary for the convenience of clients in order to fa-' jcilitate loading and unloading opera tions. The secretary was instructed to write to the Southern Area'Commiss ioner in order to try and fix a prob able date when it is 'intended to take over charge from the Construction Branch, as this line is not as yet offi cially opened, arid the Progress Asso ciation is quite alive to the necess ary arrangements that- will have to bo undertaken in order that we may organise a day lilting to the occasion —the official opening of the Taralga, Hallway. Lost River Diamond Mine.—We un derstand good progress is being made in the disposal of shares in the Lost River Diamond Min6s Limited. I...