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NEW CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
NEW CAR. .Mrs. Eilrlio Oroke, of Taralga, lias just rotin-iit.-d (ram Svdncy -vlth a new Overland car, wliich sli'o pur cliused through the local agent, Mr. AK Swan. The car is a triumph yi line engineering, being simple, eilic ient,-dependable and exceptionally cheap. Quito a number o£ orders • have been received in this district for these cars.
RACING. Selections By "Spearfelt." RANDWICK TO-DAY. HURDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
RACING. Selections By "Spearfelt." RANDWICK TO-DAY. HURDLE. Forgiveness 1 Chandonia . ••• -2 Monopole 3 NURSERY. f Cajole . "Yule Cake .. .. .. .. 2.. Love Box . . -' ,3 THE VILUIERS. All Home .. .. .. .. . .; il" Friarsdale .' 2 ■. Note ' 3 TRIAL HANDICAP. First' Division. Gay. Vixen .. .. .1 •; Woolahra ■ .. ;2 Bronzino's Dream .. . . . . 3 Second Division. Little Marg .'. .. .. • . 1 Bell .. .. v.. ..2 Lady Mornington . .. .3 ' HANDICAP Comptroller .. .. .. .. 1 Prince • Charles 2 Prince Woorak .. . . .. .3 HIGHWEIGHT. Pixie Lad .. . . v. - . . . .1 Villeroy ,.. .. .. . 2 Validolid .. .. ..... —v 3
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
SPORTING. Spearfelt.") The handicap foot race on Satur day at the "VVowagin School sports included some "peds," Jack Dale (10 yds.) and Alex. Milne received a bi^ amount of public support, but they were never in the picture. The want of condition, or too much condition, caused them to fall over, and in this way their supporters were let down. After the race I heard..it freely whispered that they were not tryers. Syd. Goodhew on scratch and a one time "ped.," seemed to have a good chance, but bolted off the track at the firs tfurlong. Notwithstanding this Syd. finished in a good position. I understand that there is to be an inquiry into the running of these' three competitors. I think that the stipes might also look into the runn ing of Roy Menzies, who was well supported by the ladies. No doubt that several of the' com petitors are looking ahead for a de cent mark 'in the big 100yds handi cap at the Hibernian sports 011 the 26th December—Boxins Day. The boxing tourney at the school ...
FISHING—BIG TROUT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
FISHING—BIG TROUT. | Mr. Dick Marmont recently inform | ed us, of which mention was made j in this paper, of catching a trout j weighing Tibs dressed. This should j at any rate constitute a record for j the district, and puts Mr. Jim Lang's ) "big fish of Bibs out of the running. I "Dick says there are still larger ones i' in the Abercrombie and he is going to do his best before the season is out to land one of these, when poss ibly Mr. Nunan's record catch of 8Ibs. j 'which is, as stated in last week's is j sue of the "Echo," a record for New I South Wales, will be eclipsed. Get ■ an eyeful of this. Dick, and put onr 5 district trout streams well on the j map.
HIBERNIAN SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
[ HIBERNIAN SPORTS. Those who wish to spend a goutl Cay on Boxing Day should come along to the above sports, which will be held in the local park. There are a numbe rof events on the programme —all of them interesting. The horse events, handicap foot race, handicap high jump, and district tug-o'-war, for which good prizes are offered, should lend particular Interest. A ball will be held in the evening, for which music will be supplied by the local Baud Orchestra. The Band will also be in attendance at the sports in the afternoon. Should the weather conditions be favourable it is expected that there will be a large gathering at both functions.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
^ BOOSTING TARALGA. FIRST Prize of 7/6, with a sec ond prize of 2/6, will be giv en for the Best Essay written by any Boy or Girl attending any of the Schools in Taralga or District on "Taralga's Poss ibilities," both from a produc tive and tourist standpoint. The competition will be left open until Saturday, 26th De cember. All letters will be judged by Editor of the "Echo," and the prizes awarded accordingly.
SHOW FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
SHOW FIXTURES. Albion Park Jan. 9, 10. Dapto jan. 1S( 17> ICiama .. jan. 24, 26. Wollongong Jan. 29, 30, 31. Tahmoor and Couridjah . .Feb. 13, 14. G«yr,a Feb. 17, 18, IS. Blacktown Feb. 27, 28. Manning River .. .. March 4, 6, 6. Eerrlma .. March 5, 6, 7. Mudgee March 10, 11, 12. Crookwell March 19, 20, 21. S00Am o " March 25 26. R. A. S. of N.S.W April 6 to 15. Gloucester .. .. .. .. April 22, 23.
TARALGA AND DISTRICT BAND. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
TARALGA AND DISTRICT BAND. The Band rendered a programme of music in the park on Eunday ev ening. There was a good attend ance of the public who enjoyed the evening's outing. Following is the programme:— March, "Tavador; hymn, "Lead. Kindly Light;" selection, "Claredon:" waltz, "Rose Queen:" hymn, "Son of my Soul:" march, "Peace and Plen ty;" waltz, "Spring Blossoms;" inarch, " Marsh at Ease:" hymn, "Nearer iny God to Thee."
THE HORSE. POSITION IMPROVING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
THE HORSE. POSITION IMPROVING. Mr. Comans, hon. secretary, Clydes dale Horae Society (N.S..W. branch), writes as under:— That the position of tlie horse 3s improving is amply demonstrated by the sales which have been talcing place. Particularly so in regard to heavy horses. In Great Britain ex ceptional prices are being secured— ranging from 100 to 160 guineas for geldings. Sydney and Melbourne markets aro very firm for good sorts, whilst at a sale at Wellington (N.S. Wales) at the beginning of the month draughts made to £42. Some 050 horses of all classes were sold at this sale and the lot averaged £12 per head, which, considering the large number or non-descript, un soud and infirm horses usually sub mitted at a big sale, must be consid ered very satisfactory. The best fea ture about the sale, however, was the purchasing of the better classes of district farmers. TRACTORS AND FARM LORRIES. In view of the prospects of a good harvest, motor agents are getting busy endeavouring to se...
Taralga Public School. ANNUAL BREAKING-UP PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
Taralga Public School. Annual breaking-up picnic. For some time past the pupils at-1 tending this school have been look ing forward to the day on which they were to break-up school so that they may be able to have a day out amongst the sweets and toys. These are always nearest and dearest to a child's heart. Mr. and Mrs. Sanderson' and Miss Quinn, of the school staff, bad ar ranged a first-class programme which comprised prizes for the best fancy dressed boy and girl, all kinds of athletic events, novelty events, and the greater portion of the day was occupied in getting it off. The picnic was held on the old show ground, which is an ideal spot for picnicking purposes, the tall pines and big shady gum trees providing ample shade for everyone. The day however, was cool,, and shade was not looked for. . Teachers, children, parents, and visitors entered into the sport with the result that the picnic was enjoy ed immensely by everyone. At about 10.30 the pupils assemb led a!t the school...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
Death of Mr. Patrick Walsh. The death occurred in St. John of God's Hospital, Goulburn, at an early hour on Tuesday morning of Mr. Patrnck Walsh, of Stone Quarry, after a lengthy illness. The deceased became seriously ill about a couple of years ago and was for a time treated in Goulburn. Sub- sequently he went to Sydney where he was for a time under Dr. Black- burn, specialist, whose treatment, however, was not effectual, or at least he did not improve in the way that he and his friends expected. Eventually he returned to his home about twelve months ago. Though being able to do light duties on his property, Mr. Walsh had been in in- different health, and during the last few weeks gradually grew worse un- til it was found necessary to remove him to St. John of God's Hospital a couple of weeks ago. Notwithstand- ing the untiring and special efforts of the nursing staff aud doctors as well as the spiritual comforts admin- istered by the priests of St. Peter and Paul's Cathedral, the ...
TARALGA. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 20 December 1924
TARALGA. Its early Records may command our tears,— We trace them still, in solid walls of stone, But the "Trail Gang" has vanished with the years, &nbsp; And free-born Citizens have claim- ed their own. Among its hills, it nestles, clean and neat, Its buildings new, or picturesquely old; And here and there, from off its long Main Street, &nbsp; The branching ribbons of its Roads unfold. Its business houses owned by busy men, Their daily news rung in by wire- less chimes, Their interest to strive, and strive again, To keep abreast with evermoving Times. &nbsp; &nbsp; Two Patron Goddesses came, hand in hand. Prosperity, and Keen-eyed Enter prise; They waved their wands across some vacant land, And watched a Butter Factory arise. The district smiles to see its wealth increase. And flags of wide Financial Scope unfurled, When, lorries laden high, the Golden Fleece &nbsp; Goes forth to find the Markets of the World. Soon we will hear, re-echoing fa...
"EXCUSE ME!" POLICE COURT DIALOGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 10 January 1925
"EXCUSE ME!" POLICE COURT DIALOGUE. In the .Central Court the other day, a 'woman was charged with S having assaulted another. The injured party gave evidence. "About 10.45 this morning I saw her (the defendant) in a hotel." " Defendant: Excuse me! Witness: She accused me of car rying-on, which I was never, guilty of in my life. She threw a glass of beer over me. X was passing the ho tel. v Defendant: Oh! What a cram! . Witness: Then she scratched me on' the arm. (Exhibits arm with' marks).; She did it with her nails. Defendant: Excuse me; w'ere you in the hotel? . ^Witness: No. • ^ . ' Defendant: Were you in the parlor? Witness: No. ; Defendant: Excuse me; I can bring, witnesses to say .you were. Witness: I was passing through the parlor. Defendant (to the Magistrate): She called me out of my name. Magistrate (to witness): Did you call her any name Witness: No. Defendant: Oh! Excuse* me, she did your Worship. But she'll come back here again. She'll hear more about it, your WoWrship...
CRITICAL COMMENT. BY ENGLISH CRICKET EXPERT. SURPRISED THAT DOUGLAS SHOULD MAKE THE TRIP. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 10 January 1925
• icAL-' -COM-1 MENT. !. BY ENGLISH CRICKET EXPERT. ■ • SURPRISED THAT DOUGLAS SHOULD MAKE THE TRIP. Mr. Sydney H. Pardon, editor' of "Wisden's," in an interview, said: "It would be impertinent at a distance" of 12,000 miles to criticise the English and . the Australian selectors, owing to unrecorded variations of form, but it appears that what the M.C.C. team loses in the outfield by the omission of Sandham, it will gain in stability in batting and relief for the bowling. It iB incomprehensible why Kilner should have been omitted -from the initial teBt. Tyldesley, also, should have been tried before. What has happened to Bryan? When he left England he was a fine bat and beau tiful field. Douglas is a game fight er, and a great sportsman, but, per sonally, I am st'ill~wondering why he made the voyage to Australia. There are still two first-class batsmen left in the pavilion. . "There is not the slightest chance of introducing the eight-ball over in England., Our players loathe it! I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 10 January 1925
PEELWOOD RACING CLUB (Registered A.R.C. Rules.) Annual (Cup) Meeting, Friday, 16th January, 1925 PROGRRAMME First Event 12 o'clock. Opening Handicap, of £12; second horse £1/10/- from prize. About 52 furlongs. 1 o'clock. Trial Handicap, of £6; second horse " £1 from prize. For all horses that have never won over £G in any one race. About 5 furlongs. 2.15 p.m. Peelwood Cup Handicap, of £30/10/-. Cup valued at £10/10/- (presented by H. M. Fardy, Esq.) with £20 added. Second horse £3 from prize. Cup to be won once only. About G furlongs. 3.15 p.m. Hack Race Handicap, of £6; second horse 15/- from prize. Hacks to be approved of. About 4 furlongs. 4.15 p.m. Flying' Handicap, of £9; second horse £1 from prize. About 5 furlongs. 5 p.m. Forced Handicap, of £7; second horse £1 from prize. About 4 furlongs. Entrance fee 5 per cent, oil amount of prize. All nominations close TUESDAY, January '13t.h, 1925, at 6 p.m. No late entries taken. All nominations must be accompan ied with name, age, las...
GOLSPIE [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 10 January 1925
GOLSPIE (From Our District Correspondent). Mr. Fred' Boys, of "The Dane," has been compelled to Tesort to medical assistance, the trouble. being an en largement on the crown of his head. It caused some pain and Mr. Boys was *put under an operation by his medical adviser, and the cause of the trouble was at once removed, and in a short time Fred expects to be fully recovered from the effects. I notice that Mr. Ted Webster, a native of the district, is spending a holiday hero. Ted left us a good many years back and has since resided near Sydney. During the intervening years he saw considerable.service with the A.I.F., and he is looking very well after strenuous times. Other visitors are Mr. and Mrs.*.f. H. .Rose and family, at present spend ing portion of the Christmas vacation in the Taralga district. Everyone re members the one-time popular teacher of Richlands, and Jack will receive a cordial welcome from hosts of old friends. 'His successful batting in Sydney at Christmas shows th...
MYRTLEVILLE (From Our District Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 10 January 1925
MYRTLEVILLE (From Our District Correspondent). Mr. W. Barry of "Hillcrest," who has been ill for a couple of months or more is still an inmate of St. Vincent's Hospital, where he under went a serious operation. He Is pro gressing very slowly. Hopes are held out of his ultimate recovery. Mr. W. McKenzie, who purchased Mr. R. Baxter's property in this locality is effecting improvements to same and hopes to have «very thins up "to the Icnocker" (luring this year. Mr. W. D. McKenzie of "Stratlia'irn" has harvested a very fine crop of hay this year. Other farms in this particular district also show good re turns. Mr. McKenzie's farm has, however, produced splendid results. Dairying since the inception ot' tlio Taralga Co-operative Dairy Coy. has made ,good progress in Myrtlevilie and this season the returns have eclipsed all previous, records,'due to the'bountiful season and the establish ment of the local buttar factory. Messrs. McAUster Bros. ot "Straitliaird," who have the Baltic sepa...