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Crookwell Turf Club. OPENING MEETING. DOUBLE TO CUDDYONG. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 21 February 1925
Crookwell Turf Club. OPENING MEETING. DOUBLE TO CUDDYONG. . The Crookwell Turf Club was greet ed with ideal weather for its opening race meeting on Saturday- last. Un fortunately, tiie number of horses com lieting was restricted owing to fix tures fit Tumut und other centres. The racing throughout was very good. The honorary secretary (Mr. Col McDonald) had all the necessary de tails covered. - The stipendiary steward. Mr. Nor man Devlin, took charge of the rac ing. but was not called upon to ex ercise his authority, for any violation of the regulations. '• Mr. S. A. Cullen performed the dut ies of judge with usual satisfaction. Mrs. E. McGratli, of the Commercial Hotel, Crookwell, conducted the pub lican's booth, and afternoon tea was dispensed by Mr. Coleman, of Crook well. The gate takings, £23/12/6,; could easily have been better. Perhaps the price of admission—3/6—was rather ' low. The officials were: Judge, Mr. S. /A. Cullen; clerk of scales Mr. Nat •Churchill; time-keeper, Mr...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 21 February 1925
An Outback Wedding, MICK—TASSIE. We reprint the following from an &nbsp; exchange:— &nbsp; The much-talked-of wedding be- tween Michael McGuire, Hangman's Gully, and Sarah McTavish (known &nbsp; as Tassie), only daughter of Sandy McTavish, Wombat Creek, took place at the residence of the bride's par- ents on the 1st inst. The wedding took place at 7 p.m., prior to which there was a cricket match between teams from the above places. Rev. Splice performed the cere- mony. &nbsp; &nbsp; The bride looked charming in a red flannelette skirt, with coat to &nbsp; match. She wore the usual veil and &nbsp; carried a spray of budlea. At the request of the bridegroom &nbsp; there were no bridesmaids' gifts. &nbsp; Bride to bridegroom, a cherry wood pipe and a plug of light Havelock. Bridegroom, to bride, a bottle of scent and a tin of insectibane. The whole company sat down to breakfast, and Rev. Splice took com- &n...
A DENIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 21 February 1925
A DENIAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Having been informed that a "rum- &nbsp; our" had originated in the brain of &nbsp; someone evidently suffering from de- lusions to the effect that my collec- tion of flowers which won the prize at our Golspie Local Show had been sent to me by post, I hereby state pub- licly that such is an absolute false- hood. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Every flower in my collection was grown by me in my own garden. If, as suggested, they had arrived in our private mail bag, there was no later &nbsp; delivery here than the Thursday pre- &nbsp; vious to the show, as all flowers had to be at the hall before the arrival of Saturday's mail. Flowers picked and posted on Wed- nesday to arrive on Thursday, and be kept until Saturday could hardly have been "rung in" as fresh even in an amateur show. It is too ridiculous to be taken seriously, ...
WOOL REPORT REDUCTION OF WOOL OFFERINGS Goldsbrough, Mort &. Co., Ltd., report under date February 17th:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
WOOL REPORT REDUCTION OF WOOL OFFERINGS Goldsbrougli, Mort &. Co., Ltd., port under date February 17th:— Since the opening ot tlie sales In January the market has shown signs of weakness, and the demand has be come legs each week, and in-the ab sence of general competition it has, been necessary to withdraw up to GO per cent. of the wool offered at auction A meeting of the Woolbrokers in Australia to consider the position was held last week, and in order that a complete collapse in the market might be averted it was considered necessary in tlie interests of growers to reduce the quantity to be offered in each market in the Commonwealth by one half. This scheme will come into operation after the series clos ing on February 19th, the following sales being fixed to commence March j 9th. . j AVool will still be offered in the. or- I tier in which it arrived in store, but the date on which each clip will be offered will have to be put forward. Growers vho-.lia.ve already been tol...
Crookwell District Amateur Swimming Club. OPENING SWIMMING CARNIVAL. SUCCESSFUL FIXTURE [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
Crookwell District Amateur Swimming Glub. OPENING SWIMMING CARNIVAL. SUCCESSFUL FIXTURE Saturday last was most unpleasant from a weather standpoint. It was si disagreeable, dusty day and there is 110 doubt tliot many -who had made up their minds to attend were deter red owing to the dusty two miles to the "Big Hole." However, there were upwards oC •100 who braved the elements, and they were agreeably surprised on reaching tho swimming rendezvous to find itwas sheltered comfortably from the wind raging, it was, indeed, a peaceful and sheltered haven. Many visitors, despite the weathfer condi tions, journeyed from Goulburn, Tar alga and distant parts of Crookwell centre. Am one the visitors from Goulburn were Mr. E. F. Thomas. President o£ tho Southern District Amateur Swimming Association, Mr. E. 3. Darcy, vice-president, Mr. Bren nock, secretary, and Mr. p. J. Portus; and from Taralga, Air. Cecil Mooney, vice-president of the Taralga C!ui), ami Mr. Jim Moloney, sacretary. The taking...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
TARALGA A., P., & H. ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL SHOW, 12th and 13th MARCH, 1925. APPLICATIONS are invited for the following positions:— .. 2 TICKET OFFICE MEN. 1 GATEKEEPER. . 1 CARETAKER. Applications close with the Secre tary on Monday next, 2nd March. . _ - Particulars obtainable from Mr. G. C. Goodhew, W. J. JEFFERY, Secretary. TAEALGA. A MEETING of Committee and Mem bers of the TARALGA SWIMM ING CLUB will be held in Mr. Mc Cullock's Room on MONDAY NEXT, at 8 p.m. Business: To arrange details in con nection with Carnival to. be held Sat urday, 14th March. J. J. MOLONEY, Hon. Secretary. TARALGA METHODIST CHURCH. ITARVEST Festival Service, SUN?. DAY, MARCH 1st, at 11 a.m. Sale of Gifts and Concert, MONDAY, MARCH 2nd, at 7.30 p.m. "VTR. & Mrs. SALES wish to notify the residents of Taralga and Dis trict that they will be in Taralga about 2nd March for a few days with Drapery, etc., and invite immediate correspondence from residents as to their requirements. F. SALES,"' 2G L...
IF. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
IF. If we look for the best in ourselves we And it. . If we care to look for the best In others, we generally find it. If we attempt to live in the rule tlmt "It can't be done," we don't live; If we think our citizenship duty ends when we have torn all politic ians. up or dumped them into the w.p.b., we deserve, all we get, and then some! If we are always suspicious of the other fellow, there is something rad ically wrong with us. If we growl for three years, and then fail' to go to the poll, we begin and end with wind. If we cannot do our part in govern ing the country from which we gain benefits, we have a girht to become deaf and dumb because we hold no jurisdiction to complain. If, as country people, we allow.our selves to be "gulled" any longer by city politicians who shed tears of pity for the country on the eve of elections, It is about time we visited a city phrenologist and had our heads read. —Cootamundra "Herald." In the Arbitration Court, Melbourne, the basic rate of wag...
TARALGA TOWN PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
TARALGA TOWN PROPERTY. At 1.15 p.m. on Monday next, at Mudie's Hotel, Taralga, Mr. C. S. Bradbury will offer at auction, under instructions from the Executors of the Estate of the late P. J. Maher, a val able town site of 3 acres. The prop erty is situated at the corner of Cliis holm aiul Baunaby Streets, Taralga.
CROOKWELL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
CROOKWELL SHOW. The secretary and officers of the t-'rookwell Show are now busy mak ing the necessary arrangements for the event of the year to be lield on Thursday. Friday and Saturday, March ISih, 20th and 21st. Schedules are now available and may be had on application to the Secretary, Mr. Percy Marks, Crook well.
AKCHBISHOP KELLY. ADVICE TO INDUSTRIALISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
AKCHBISHOP KELLY. ADVICE^TO INDUSTRIALISTS. Speaking at Lithgow on Sunday last the Roman Catholic Archbishop of,. Sydney, said Australia was essentially an agricultural and industrial coun try. This meant that energy must he expended if development was to oc cur. Those who .merely looked for gold would not do much good for their country. Lithgow was distiuct yl an industrial centre, for God had given the district a wealth of miner als, which Australia needed. But Lithgow's industries would not nour ish as they should, and the amount of money that would circulate in wages and thu8 give employment to others would not be as great, unless everyone In industry was prepered to make it a success. Every working man and woman should be a capital ist; should save some of their wages and employ those savings in produc ing. ' , There were registered In this State last year 62,471 cars, 11,970 motor lorrleB, and 18,112 motor cycles. The figures show an Increase of 25,000 motor vehicles over the ...
St. Luke's Church of England. ANNUAL FETE AND SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
^^St. Luke's Church of England. ANNUAL FETE AND 8P0RT8. Despite the inclemency of the wea - tier on Saturday afternoon last the annual fete and church sports held in the park in connection with St. Luke's ' Church of England, were very sac : ~ cessfal, particularly from a financial point of view. The attendance num bered about 300 and would have prob ably been larger but for the swimming carnival held at Crookwell, which at tracted a good many swimming en thusia8ts. The cold westerly wind perhaps also deterred a few from at tending. Notwithstanding theBe drow backs the result was most satisfactory to all concerned.. Nett proceeds will amount to about £66. The committee, which included a number of ladies and gentlemen, 01 • which Mr. Theodore' Corby was most prominent, are deserving of congratu lations. The public also responded splendidly and indeed there were frequent and many demands made on their pockets. Luncheon and afternoon tea was ' provided. This stall was in charge of a co...
BACK TO HEATHCOTE (VIC.) [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
BACK TO HEATHCOTE (VIC.) Are you from "the land of prom ise?" Perhaps you know Heathcote. A "Back to Heathcote" .(Victoria) movement is being strongly organised by district and metropolitan commit tees. The celebrations will begin on Good Friday, April 10th, continue through Easter Week, and conclude on-April'17th. A lavish programme has been arranged, consisting of « porta, fetes, racing, horticultural show, band recitals, school re-unions and evening entertainments. Former residents are requested to forward their names to the secretary, Mr. J. \V. Hall, Heathcote (Victoria), when a formal invitation, detailed pro gramme and full particulars will be sent. The Commonwealth Government has decided to make a conditional ad vance of about £84,000 to enable Tas mania hop-growers to meet pressing liabilities and to provide for the har vesting of this seuson's crop, for which purpose they are stated to be sorely iu need of funds.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
FOR SALE jgPRING CART, carry 16cwt., fexcell* ent order; also Cart Saddle and Breeching. £13 10/ the lot. Mitch ell Plough, 2-furro\v, practically new, cost £34 f.o.r. Sydney. A bargain , at £21. Mitchell Drill,-13 disc, per- . feet- order, worth £70 new. Take . £32. Apply— W. J. JEFFER.Y, ~ "Echo" Office, ■ . • Taralga. i . Wool, Hide, Sheep and Furred Skins. W. J. WARNEJ 1 Cash; Buyer of : ; WOOL , • • ' i, !' i | ;■ HIDE, ' SHEEP SKINS . AND PUREED SKINS W, J. WARNE, i , ■ hbqdwelij. v ; ; i ; •
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
BY Rogers' duality Furniture selecting your Furniture from our Store, you will find it easy :to furnish your home just as your taste dictates. You can choose from a most comprehensive variety of simple and artistic'1 designs of modern furniture at a minimum of expense. ROGERS' QUALITY linked With ROGERS' REASONABLE PRICE8 Will give you the Greatest Return for your money. T^PiDRnOM STTTTF illustrated, in PACIFIC OAK, comprising Wardrobe, 3ft. wide, with bevelled mirror door and panel ^ ^V - A ^dands, fitted with hat shelf'and hooks lor. hanging; Dressing Table.^tfltoder-swing mirrorf-ireerishelf- arid 2 long drawers; Washstand, 2tt. 6in. wide, with Marble top and Tiled back. Price ..' .. .. .. .• £15/17/6. THE same design in QUEENSLAND MAPLE, but with Pedestal Cupboard in lieu of WashBtand, and with 3 long: drawers in Dress ing Table with Wardrobe 3ft. Gin. wide; Dressing Table 3ft. wide, and Pedestal Cupboard. Price ., .. £18/10/0. WITH Wardrobe 3ft. Gin. wide, fitted witfh drawer i...
The Curse of Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
The Curse of Australia. (By C.R.) The winter was nearly, over and the cheque was just about cut out, so it meant that I had to look for a job. I had been living • a gentleman's life for three months, boarding in Sussex-street and having a rare old time, but now it had to end, so I got to work and rolled the old- swag up and got the tin dishes together. Everything's in order now, but still I think there's something I've got to do. Oh I know. I've got to go and say good-bye to old' Bob Matthews and little Harry Falkiner. We'd had some great old times together. I wonder where I'll find them. The clock is striking twelve. They'll just be stopping for lunch, so I'll saunter along to the Wynyard Square pub. They told me, they always go there for a mug of beer and a counter lunch, so I'll go and join them with one. I picked up the old swag and walk ed slowly down the stairs wondering where I'd camp that night. When I got out in the street I looked back once or twice to see if the landlady ...