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STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
STOCK REPORT. Messrs. O. H. Furner & Co. (Goul burn) report a successful sale ot rams and sheep at Goulburn on Thursday 19th February. There were forward approximately 600 rams and 22,300 sheep. Buyers were in attencl-iure from Wyalong, Lake Cudjelligo, Tempra, Wilbridge, Gundagai, Cooma, Niniif abel, Harden, Mittagong, Greentliorpe, Crookwell and local districts. Rams.—On a/c Walter Lamb, Esq., Mummell, 2 tooth Merino rams at 7 guineas; a/c A. T. Cresswick, Esq., Hay, 100 Merino rams, 2 and 3 years," from 3J to 5 guineas; a/c C. A. Coles Esq., Goulburn, 80 Merino rams at 31 guineas; a/c W. Smih, Esq., Hay, 26 Merino rams, 2, 3 and 4 years, 2 to 23 guineas; a/c Messrs. J. Mitch ell & Sons, The Towers, a consign ment of rams, Burrawang Station bred, at 6 guineas; a/c C. H. Roberts, Esq., Brisbane Grove, Romney rams, at 5 guineas; a/c Hector Davidson, Esq., Marengo, 101 Merino rams, 3 and 4 years, to 33 guineas; a/c E. H. Boreham, Esq., Merrilla, Romney rams, 4 years. ...
CRICKET GRIMMETT'S RECORD. THIS SEASON'S FIGURES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
CRICKET GRIMMETT'S RECORD. THIS SEASON'S FIGURES. C. V. Grimmett, the South Austral ian bowler, whOBe performance in Vthe' last test was bo remarkable, has Add a varied career. He has played -in New South Wales. Victoria, tand South . Australia. ..The last-named State .£ave h'iriiv>a chance with the lidli; arid GrJfiimdtt grasped his op portunity... Grimmett has proved the mainstay of the South Australian attack this season. His figures in first-class cricket are appended:— - BATTING First Second Inn'gs.' Inn'gs; S.A. v. Victoria .. .. 49 22 S.A. .v. England .. :. — 0 S.A. v. Victoria 9 6 S.A. v. N.S.W .. 12. 0 Aust. XI. Y.rjBngland .. 0 0 S.A. v. N.S.W. ... .. .. 3S 29 Fifth Teat Match .. .. 12 0 BOWLING. First Second Inn'gs. Inn'gs. S.A. v. Victoria - 5 for 97 4 lor 170 S.A. v. England . 4 for 87 i for 2 S.A. v. Victoria . 5 for 97 0 for 43 S.A. v. N.S/W. .. 5 tor 137 — Aust XI. v.; Eng. 4 for 176 . — S.A. v., N.S.W. .. 3 for 43 6 for 103 Fifth Test Match 5 for 45 3 for 22
WOMBEYAN. (From Our Correspondent). RESIGNATION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
WOMBEYAN. (From Our Correspondent). RESIGNATION. Mr. Michael Chalker, caretaker of Wombeyan Caves, has resigned his position as caretaker of the Caves, and, I understand, his successor takes charge immediately. The accommodation house will now be run under the control of the Gov ernment Tourist Bureau. Mr. Chalker has been in charge lor over thirty years, and as a guitle will be hard to replace, and his generous and obliging disposition has gained him many friends. SHEEP DIP. The Wearborough Sheep Dip Com mittee lies received from the Under Secretary for Lands a permissive oc cupancy of a site for sheep dip, and arrangements are now being made to go on with the construction of the dip. SCHOOL. A new school has been erected by the Messrs. Chalker and Lang at Guineacor Station and placed in charge of Miss Gagon. A social in aid of the new school was held at the residence of Mr. M. Chalker, junr., on Saturday night last and proved a very enjoyable function. Upwards of fifty persons wer...
GUNNING SHOW. 2/ A POT FOR WATER; 7/6 PER NIGHT FOR A STALL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
GVmiNG SHOW. 2/ A POT FOR WATER; 7/6 NIGHT FOR A STALL. The Gunning showground is pretti ly situaieu risut in lue neart 01 tue town, it is euhanoed uy a weaitn 01 ueautii'ul shade trees that matte it an attractive rendezvous tor picKnic Kers. The weather was in every way agreeable but for the dust from the ring following and during the pro gress o£ the various events. The pavilion exhibits were not very good, but it must be remembered that Gunning is not a producing cen tre; their activities are devoted more or less to stieep raising and grazing. Mr. Nat Churchill's Fixaline an nexed the trotting event after a good race which was fought out gamely. There was a very large attendance from the Crookwell district. The catering on the ground was adequate, but the exorbitant prices charged by vendors were almost pro hibitive. We do not know whether the show committee have any jurisdic tion over the regulation of charges. Water at two shillings a can is, we think, a bit over the fence, and...
BOWLING ROUND THE WICKET. L.B.W. DECISIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
BOWLING ROUND^THE WICKET. L.B.W. DECISIONS. In view of the many disputed leg before wicket .decisions in cricket, the following is interesting:— There is an impression abroad that a right-handed bowler bowling round the wicket cannot get an l.b.w. de I cislon unless the ball is pitched right j up or breaks back. .That is not: so. 1 Three strings . stretched from stumps ' to stumpB show that a comparatively short ball pitched on the leg peg will i hit the off stump. As a matter of | fact a ball pitched 10ft. 7in from the wicket may hit the off. stump.; Of course a bowler bowling well out from the stumps at his own end would need to pitch further up; es pecially if he. is aJxoutid-a'rrii bowler, but if he bowls close into the peg 10 ft. 7 in. would do it. Of course, the difficulty is for the . umpire toi judge 'the spot at which the Ball pitches if it happens to be a short one and it's not an easy matter to decide if "a ball is pitched on the leg stump" if It - be a short ball. Hence ...
Social at "Greenwood." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
Social at " Greenwood." (Contributed by'V.O;). , On Saturday evening last a moat pleasant evening was spent at Mr. Mick Chalker'a residence, 'Greenwood' Wombevan CaveB. The function was organised by Miss Geoghagen for the purpose of rais ing funds to furnish the subsidised school at Wombeyara. There was a large attendance of visitors from Newfoundland, Bulllo, and Taralga. The music was supplied by Messrs. Lang and Connor Bros., and Mr. Geo. Whipp was in charge of the dancing. Altogether the effort was a moBt successful one, both financially and otherwise, the takings amounting to £6 5/, and Miss Geoghagen is iudeed to be congratulated on the success achieved by her efforts.
NOXIOUS WEEDS. A NOVEL CASE. SOLICITOR FOR AND AGAINST. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
NOXIOUS WEEDS. A NOVEL, CASE. SOLICITOR FOR AND AGAINST. When the case of Murrungal Sliire Council v. H. E. Tompkins /was called recently at the Cowra Police Court, Mr. Montgomerie, who had been in structed to appear for both parties —who did not appear—did not hear the case called, and consequently it was struck out. Later Mr. Montgomerie informed Mr. Scott, S.M., that he appeared for both parties. S.M. (smiling): You should win, Mr. Montgomerie! (Laughter). Mr. Montgomerie: Yes, Your Wor ship, I have been instructed to plead guilty. S.M.: What is the charge? Mr. Montgomerie: For falling to de stroy a noxious weed known as Med iterranean thistle! S.M.: Is that noxious in Murrun gal Shire? Mr. Montgomerie: Judging from the quantity of weeds in some Shires it seems as if none are noxious. S.M.: (smiling): Are you asking for a eavy fine? Mr. Montgomery: No, Your Wor ship. S.M.: He is fined 40/ and 5/G Court costs.—Cowra "Free Press."
FAT CATTLE. ENVIOUS SALE RECORD. The Secretary, Farmers & Graziers' Co-operative Co. writes:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
I FAT CATTLE. ENVIOUS SALE RECORD. The Secretary, Farmers & Graziers' Co-oporativo Co. writes:— Since the old established Weaver & Perry business was taken over ,by our Cooperative organisation, our cattle connection considerably in creased and is now..on a par with our sheep sales, always large. This la not to bo wondered at .when it is' remombored tho feood • work o£ our experts in haudling and selling at Hoiuebush. Recently we topped the market in every section, viz.:— 3 Bullocks a/c Western Agents rail Nyngan to £15 16/, avg. £13 17/4. 29 Bullocks and steers, a/c J. B. Cov entry rail Glen Innes to £12 17/, avg. £9 14/2. 23 Steers a/c D. G. Capel rail Barra ba'to £11 11/. avg. £10 8/4. " 31 Cows same owner to £7 13/, avg. £7 5/. 18 Heifers a/c F. - It. McDquall- rail Barraba to £8 2/, avg. £ 7.17/8. 10 Cows and heifers a/c Dunbeacon Estate rail Barraba to £8 10/, .avg. £7 12/. 8 Vealers a/c Western Agents rail Nyngan at £8 1/. proapecte generally for fat cattle ap...
Goulburn Swimming Garnival. TO-NIGHT'S FIXTURE, RECORD ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
Goulburn Swimming Garni "" ; vai. TO-NIGHT'S FIXTURE, RECORD ENTRIES. Should agreeable weather favour the committee of the Southern Dis trict Amateur Swimming Association fixture for to-night it should prove a great success. The entries receiv ed (seventy) easily establish a re cord. The programme is full of at tractive items and we fear that the Goulbuni Municipal Baths will prove inadequate to accommodate the big attendance anticipated. The 220 yards State Championship will bo the principal event of the night, and the following have qual ified to compete: Sam Kahanamoku (Hawaiian champion), Charlie Sturt (220 yards Northern Suburbs cham pion and champion of the Balmoral Club), W. Longworth (Rose Bay champion, and one time N.S.W. and Australian champion for all distances from 100 yards to 3 miles), Alan Pen fold (late public schools' champion, now all banks' 100 yards champion and captain of the Manly Club), Goya Henry (prominent sprint swim mer of the Manly Club, and Northern Subu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
The Famous Younger Cooking Stoves: No. 1 W,i £4 X 24, £7/5/ No. 2 W, 27 x 24, £7/15/ No. 3W, 30 x 24, £8/5/ No. 4 W, 33x27, £10/10/ No. 5 W, 36x27, £11/5/. Prices F.O.R. Sydney The above Prices ai e for Stove with Extended Fire Box, made specially for country use, to burn long lengths of wood fuel. "WE CAN ALSO SUPPLY METTERS, BEACONLIGHT, DOVER AND 11EGINA STOVES AT MANUFACTURERS PRICE. SO WHEN YOU REQUIRE A NEW STOVE OF ANY DESCRIPTION SEE US. Goodhew Bros., (The Value and Service Store) GENERAL IMPORTERS, ( Phone 5) TARALGA.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
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ECONOMIES. RUNNING INTO MILLIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
ECONOMIES. RUNNING INTO MILLIONS. The Premier, Sir George Fuller, estimates that since the present Na tional-Coalition Government came into office there have been savings to the people in direct and indirect taxation, as well as by the preven tion of taxation contemplated by the preceding Socialist Government, tot alling over £9,000,000. "I have had a number of Depart mental returns made," said Sir George, "setting but the savings that have been made in various directions, and although the returns are not yet by any means complete, the items representing these savings amount to a very large sum of money. These economies have been brought about as the result of. instructions issued to heads of Departments as soon as the Government cairie into office, and by direct Ministerial action from time to time. "In a number of Departments up to-date accountancy methods have been installed, and in others they are now being introduced. Reorganisa tion in other departments, with the elimination o...
Taralga Methodist Church. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
Taralga Methodist Church. A harvest festival service was con ducted in the lvietnodist Cnurcn, Tar alga, on Sunday last, by tne itev. A. T. Itooens. The cnurch was tastefully decorat ed by willing workers una tne choice aisplay 01 gilts ga»e sumcient evid ence o£ the bountuul season wnich we have enjoy eu. A sermon appropriate to tne .oc casion waB delivered by ±tev. itoueus and was attentively listened to by a large congregation. suitable hymns were renue&lt;ed by the congre gation; also Boioa by Miss Gibson, of Traueie, and Mrs. Delves, Myrtievihe, which were much appreciated. * The festival service was followed by a sale of gilts and a concert on Monday evening The sale ot giits was moat satisfactory, tliauKs to the capable manner in. whicu the auction eer, Mr. Cox, conducteu the sale. The short concert which followed was much enjoyed by a large audience. Every song waB beautifully rendered, while the humorous recitations of Rev. Robens and Mr. C. Dawson call ed forth muc...
Shocking Accident. MAN BURNT TO DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
Shocking Accident. MAN BURNT TO DEATH.! rpHE ^charred remairfs of a ■ man , named Bert Barton, employed by Messrs. Kensit ' Bros', on "Modrablnda" Station, Narrawa, were found on Tues day last. . it appears the victim was in charge of a horse and dray and was engaged carting a gate. How the accident occurred Is hard to relate... but the unfortunate man was evidently pinned under the dray. The grass by some means Ignited and he was charred be yond recognition. The dray and harness were, completely burned, and the horse had to be destroyed. Little is known of tlie unfor tunate man other than it is not long since he migrated to Aus tralia from the Old Land He has been employed on the VMoorabinda" property for about three . months doing ordinary labouring work about the sta tion.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
Up-to-dafe Designs Manufactured from Best Selected Timbers ROGERS' QUALITY linked with ROGERS' REASONABLE PRI0E8 Will give you the Greatest Return for your money. FURNITURE DEPARTMENT. We have a large and varied selection of the following goods, and your, enquiries will liave our immediate attention:— THREE - PIECE UPHOLSTERED SUITES. UPHOLSTERED EASY CHAIRS. SIDEBOARDS AND DINNER WAGGONS. DINING TABLES BEDROOM SUITES. WARDROBES AND DRESSING CHESTS. WOOD AND METAL BEDSTEADS KAPOK BEDDING. WIRE MATTRESSES. KITCHEN DRE8SERS AND SAFES. TABLES AND CHAIRS. GONDOLAS AND GO-CARTS. SPLIT CANE LOUNGES AND CHAIRS. SEAGRASS FURNITURE. TOILET SETS AND ODD PIECES COUCHES AND COTS. HALL STANDS. PALM STANDS. OCCASIONAL TABLES. TRAYMOBILES. PIANO STOOLS. WRITING TAI3LE8 AND BUREAUX. CORNICE POLES AND FIT TINGS. FIRE SCREENS. WJRE DOOR MATS. VENETIAN BLINDS. VERANDAH BLINDS. We invite enquiries and will be pleased to Have you 'look over our Extensive (Stocks UNIVERSAL PROVIDERS GMsMB UNIVERSAL PROVI...
(Published by Arrangement.) UNDERMINING COLLEGE LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
(Published by Arrangement.) UNDERMINING COLLEGE LIFE. One of the sinister effects of Pro hibition which is periodically stress ed by the United States press is brought to public attention again by the New York . "Herald-Tribune's" special correspondent at Boston. He telegraphed his paper a report issued by the Local Students Intercol legiate Committee on Students' Liv ing Conditions, In which an attack was made on drinking and iunse liv ing. The foremost suggestion of ihe Crm mittee was that college autunritieH should urge the Police Department to inflict more drastic punishment on offenders. . "It is a fact," says the report, "'liat some of the dances held ')>" some of the clubs and organisations of the colleges have been noticeable by il.e amount of drinking that has i;one cn by both men and women. .Under the stimulus of liquor many of the stud ents, both men and women, conduct themselves in a manner contrary to ideals. There is every temptation to Induce a student to go wrong ...