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The Taralga Erno. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1925. LOCAL and GENERAL. ANNUAL GRAYTHWAITE BALL [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
$Ijf 6ri)0. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1925. LOCAL and GENERAL. ANNUAL GRAYTHWAITE BALL A representative gathering of town and district ladies were present at the Federal Hall on Wednesday afternoon at the invitation ot Major E. Twyuam, President of the Taralga Branch of the Returned Soldiers Association. Mrs. J. V. JIcKenzie was appointed .Secretary and a strong ladies' commit tee was appointed to attend to the de corations and supper arrangements. The meeting, which was well attend ed, was presided over by Major Twy nam. - The date of the usual annual ball has not yet been decided upon.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
The Famous Younger Cooking Stoves No. 1 W, 24 x 24, £7/5/ 8 jJh'T.y No. 2 W, 27 x 24, £7/15/ No. 3. W, 30 x 24, £8/5/ No. 4W, 33x27, £10/10/. No. 5 W, 36 x27, £11/5/ Prices F.O.R. Sydney The above Prices aio for Stove with Extended Five Box, made specially for country use, to burn long lengths of wood fuel. ■\VK CAN ALSO SUPPLY MBTTERS, BEACONLIGHT, DOVER AND ItEGINA STOVES AT MANUFACTURERS PRICE. SO WHEN YOU REQUIRE A NEW STOVE OF ANY DESCRIPTION SEE US. Goodhew Bros., (Tbc Value and Service Store) GENERAL IMPORTERS, ( Phone 5) TARALGA.
SHOW FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
SHOW FIXTURES. Gunning .. . .Feb. 25, 26. Blaclctown . Feb. 27, 28. Manning Riv.er .. .. March 4, 5, 6. Rerrima March 5, 6, 7. Mudgee March 10, il, 12. Taralga .. .. .March 12, 13. Crookwell .. March 19, 20, 21. Cooma March 25 26. R. A. S. ol N.S.W. .... April 6 to 16. Gloucester .. April 22, 23. Representatives of the feilmonger ing industry have made a request to the Tariff Board that an embargo be imposed upon, the exportation of sheep skins, or that an export duty be imposed. A shortage of skins for leather trade has prompted the re" quest.
(Published by Arrangement). APPALLING SLY GROG TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
(Published by Arrangement). 'appalling sly *6rog~trade!" "Washington's population o£ boot leggers," declares the New York "Herald-Tribune," in a special article, "totals a tleast 5,000, or one purvey or of illicit cheer to every ninety per sons in the capital city, according to the first accurate estimate ever offered by police authorities. "These figures were given by As sistant Unied States Attorney David A. Hart, for the last three years .in charge of the police court end of Pro-, hibition enforcement here. Mr. Hart's research disclosed also that at least 10,000 charges of bootlegging have been brought during the last five yearB of Prohibition." Simultaneously with the above, ■ there appeared in "The People," Lon don, a warning note by that journal's special writer on the subject, Mr. J. Roger Barry. "The consequences of this disgrace ful traffic I saw something of in Am erica," he wrote, "I have encountered hideous drunkenness, "and have had • to give assistance to more than one...
POULTRY NOTES Contributed.) THE BLACK ORPINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
POULTRY NOTES Contributed.) THE BLACK ORPINGTON. lu our issue of 7th iust. we dealt with the landB of origin- of many of the well known breeds. Among those mentioned was the Orpington, which was' evolved by the late . William Cook,'of the town of Orpington (Kent) after which the several Orpington breeds were named. As, the Black Orpington is without doubt the most popular dual purpose fowl in Australia, besides holding the world's record for the greatest num ber of eggs laid by n individual hen In 12 months, viz., 345, it may be of interest to some of our readers to learn how this composite breed, as it Is called, originated. With a view to producing a fowl that would be one colour, a good one at that—black—that would also be capable of laying a number of egg3 as well as being an excellent table bird, Wm; Cook mated some red: ear lobed black Minorca hens, which were then recognised as splendid layers, with a black Plymouth Hock cock, the latter being a aport from the common black an...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
WIT AND HUMOR. The insurance agent was filling up an application form. "Have you ever had appendicitis?" lie asked; "Well,'.1 was the reply, "I was op erated on for it, but neVer" discover ed whether it was appendicitis or simply. curiosity." » • * ,"And how is your husband this morning?" inquired the doctor. "I hope you applied the leach; in accor dance with my instructions." "Well," answered the wife, "that there leach looked such a little~~beg gar that 1 didn't think it would do him any good, so 1 put the ferret on him. Somehow, though, he don't Beem to improve." , """ * » * ."I seem to have seen you before," remarked the judge to the prisoner. "Yes, sir," replied the latter, "I usod to give your daughter singing lessons." . . "Oh, it was you, was it?" answered the judge. "Twenty years.". . . • * « PaBsengers who were travelling on the Crookwell train were rocked from side to sido and occasionally throwr off their seats. At length the motion became .smooth and steady. Just then t...
GOLSPIE (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
GOLSPIE (From Our Correspondent). Meeting.—A wellattended public meeting was held In the hall on Thursday evening for the purpose of making arralngementa for the carry ing^ out of the work in connection with the district exhibit at the Tar alga show. The following were appointed an or ganising committee: Mrs." J. A. Mar mont, MrB. A. J. Boys, Major Twy nam and Messrs. J. A. Marmont (hon. sec.). E; V. Lawler, G. Cameron and &lt; A. J. Boys. , .A list of articles for exhibition pur poses was prepared and if -fill are forthcoming the exhibit should bo creditable, though possibly, weak in vegetables and farm producc, as this cannot claim to be a farming area. Practically every line mentioned in the prize shedule will be represented. Major Twynam has promised to as sist with his car in conveying ex hibits to Taralga and Mr. J. A. Mar mont's truck has been kindly placed • at the disposal of the committee and the Major has also made a handsome offer to stage the exhibit in the pav-...
FIVE HUNDRED. TARALGA AND DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
FIVE HUNDRED. TARALGA AND DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP On .Monday uight a knock-out compe tition was played at Comino Bros., There was a large attendance of Gols pie and Taralga players present and the games throughout were keenly con tested. The final between Messrs. Jno. Fitzgibbon and F. Sullivan and P. Ke ough and George Croker, the former representing • Taralga and the latter Golspie, all of whom had passed through the preceding stages, was a hard fought game from the word go. Eventually Taralga won two out of the three games and the championship badges, which were held prior- to the tourney by Messrs. M. Toole and F. Marmont. These two players seemed to hold a good fighting chance until the semi-final, when they were defeat ed after a strenuous game. The winners have the right to hold the badges for seven days prior to playing any other matches. Challen ges, however, are already lodged, and within the next few days the holders will have to defend the title. The badges have frequently...
TARALGA SHOW [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
TARALGA SHOW i The annual Show will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 12th and 13th. General entries close Satur day, March 7th, at 9 p.m. Late en tries will be received until Tuesday, 10th March, at 6 p.m., on payment of an additional 2J per cent, to mem bers or 5 per cent, to non-members. No entry will be received later on any account. Schedules may be ob tained on application to Mr. W. J. Jeffery, Secretary, Taralga.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
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Taralga Show. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
Taralga Show. The annual show, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, 12th and 13th March next, gives promise of be ing a most successful fixture. It is expected that a record will be estab lished for entries, and exhibitors are reminded that general entries close with the Secretary on Saturday, March 7th, at 9 p.m., and on Monday, 9th March, by post, at 9 a.m. Late entries, however will be received up till the 10th of March at 6 p.m., by paying ain additional fee of 2i per cent, members and 6 per cent, noil members. Entry fees must accom payn all applications. Organisation in connection with the district exhibit is progressing quite satisfactorily, and It is confid ently expected that all the districts, will be represented. Competition in this display promises to be very keen. Golspie expects to make a most in teresting display of the products of that locality. Rlchlands also hopes to rival the other districts with its numerous products. ' Myrtleville Chatsbury (one district), ...
SUNDAY SPORT. LABOUR PROPOSAL. CONTINENTAL SYSTEM. USE OF CITY PARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
SUNDAY SPORT. LABOUR PROPOSAL. CONTINENTAL SYSTEM. USE OP CITY PARKS. • A proposal of the Labour aldermen that there ))'e opportunities provided for playing tennis on Sundays in the a Were nt parks of the city caused a heated deDate at the parks commit tee of the City Council on Monday. The matter came before the com mittee as a reference from the City Council on a motion of Alderman O' Brien (Labour) that facilities for Sun day tennis .be provided in the Observ atory Parle and the playground at Kent-street. On the suggestion of Al derman McGuinness (vice-chairman) and other Labour aldermen, Alderman O'Brien said he would make his mo tion refer to all parks of the city, and that the facilities for Sunday tennis be from the hours of 1 o'clock to G o'clock, "so • as not to hurt the suscep tibilities of church-going people of nay denomination. Alderman Marks (Reform) said the position was a difficult one. During the three years he was vice-chairman of the committee there were several r...
SENATE VACANCY. LIKELY APPOINTMENT MR. JOSIAH THOMAS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
SENATE VACANCY. I .— LIKELY APPOINTMENT MR. JOSIAH THOMAS. The Sate Government proposes to fill the vacancy in the Federal Sen ate caused by the death o£ the late Senator Power before the State Par liament meets for the short session, j It is probable that the Government | will appoint a Nationalist represent ative to the Senate, viz., ex-Senator Josiah Thomas. The appointment will be subject to the ratification of both Houses of the State Parliament. Should the pro posed session last only a weelt Par liament will not then have an op portunity to ratify the appointment, aa the Constitution provides that, when a Senate vacancy is filled by ■ the Cabinet during a recess, the ap ; pointment must lie on the table of . the House for at least 11 days. There fore, should the session close before . that period Parliament will not be ' called upon to ratify the appointment.,
THE PIONEER. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 February 1925
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE PIONEER. &nbsp; [Specially written for the Taralga "Echo" by E. F. Marmont.] He sits upon a candle box, his old pipe well aglow, When shadows lengthen Eastward, and the sun is dipping low; He smokes and thinks, and Memory goes back with flowing tide, And many a tale he tells me when he lays his pipe aside. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; No rabbits, nor wire-netting when he settled in the Scrub,— No "Rural Workers' Wages," — it was "Work, and earn your Grub!" But there were good old friends and neighbors, Tillers of the Earth, Who gave a helping hand, and didn't ask what it was worth! &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; He speaks of early struggles, when the Drought filled earth and sky, When cattle, starved to horns and hide, had only strength to die; And how, from scorched-up timber country, oftentimes there came The roar of Fiery Demons, with their licking tongues of flame. &nbsp; &nbsp...
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations. SPORTS, CONCERT AND BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
St. Patrick's Day Celebra tions. 8P0RT8, CONCERT AND BAUL. The annual sports, etc., in connec tion with the Catholic Church funds will be held on the Taralga Show ground on Tuesday, March 17th. A monster sports programme, con sisting of twenty-two events, com prising athletic and horse events for substantial prizes, will be presented. The programme is quite the most at tractive that has been presented iri Taralga for some time. The items for the concert in the evening will be contributed by Goul burn and Sydney artists,, including the Irish National Dancers. A social will follow the concert for which music will be supplied by the Band Orchestra. The prices of admission are moBt reasonable.
(Published by Arrangement). HORROR IN "DRY" U.S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
(Published by Arrangement). HORROR IN "DRY" U.S.A. Liquor law violations in the national capital detected by the Washington police totaled 14,013 In the last fiscal year, announces the Now York "Timos." Persons arrostod for in toxication numbered 9,013. "Arrests for liquor violations in creased by 1,2-11 over the previous fiscal year, while the seizures decre ased Bomowhat. On the subject generally, the Now lork "Sun" features a special mes sage from its Chicago representative as follows:— • Tiw 8 C:auBe(1 b>' liquor drinking m Chicago have increased 200 per cent; in the last three years. Dr. William (1. McNally, Coroner's chem ist and a member of the faculty of Rush Medical College, stated:— 'In the period from 101S to 1920 oa v,'"s responsible for the death or oO persons in everv lOO.ftOO of the population. Poison booze has claim ed 24 &lt; lives in overv 100.000 popula tion since that time." lie said. I believe the increase is due to the km dual dissBmination of the kn...
Commercial. Sehute, Ball & Co., Ltd., Wool and Produce Brokers, Sydney, report:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
Commercial. Schute, Ball & Co., Ltd., Wool and Produce Brokers, Sydney, report: Watchman, what of the night? Clouds looming on the horizon, every indication of a stormy day, and look out for squalls! At least that is what an inquiring grower would probably be toid if he happened to address his query to day to a woolbuyer instead of tt> a wool broker, the latter of course being maiuly responsible for the present confused state of the wool market, and, therefore, for the time being rather under a cloud. Not a bit of it. There is corn still in Egypt, and the outlook is by 110 means as void of comfort as the hard hit pessi mist would helve us believe. Heavy losses in some directions are unfor tunately inevitable. The wool grower is too apt only to take interest in the market as it immediately effects his own £.3,(1., but the aggregate loss that has to be faced by manufactur ers and buyers already runs into mill ions, and the ramifications of such I losses necessarily operate ...
POTATO CULTURE. TO HASTEN SPROUTING. USE OF NITRATE OF SODA. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
POTATO CULTURE. TO HASTEN SPROUTING. USE OF NITRATE OF SODA. The effect of the treatment of seed potatoes with a weak solution of nit rate of soda was the subject of de partmental tests at Hawkesbury Ag ricultural College and Grafton Ex perimental Farm last eason. The trials were the outcome of a state ment by Professor T. Rosa, Univer sity of California, that in districts Where two crops of potatoes were grown in one season the sprouting of the seed for the second planting could be hastened by cutting the seed ond immersing it for thirty to sixty minutes in a solution of nitrate of soda made up at the rate of 3J-lb. of the fertiliser to 10-gal. of .water. In both the tests the treatment had a rotting effect upon a large propor tion of the potatoes. At the Hawkes bury College 75 per cent, of the treated seed developed a salmon-col ored fungal growth (Verticillium sp.), which in some instances covered more than half of the potatoes. The eyes of the treated sets commenced to de velop ...