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The Farm of To-Day. (Preparations for the Taralga Show) [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
The Farm of To-Day. (Preparations for the Taralga Show) We've bathed the bullock's tootsies, we've cleaned the rooster's ears; We've trimmed the turkey's wattles with antiseptic shears; With talcum all the guinea hens, are beautiful and bright, And Dobbin's wreath of gleamiug teeth we've burnished snowy white. With pungent sachet powder we've glorified' the (log. And when we have the leisure we'll manicure the hog. We've done all in our power to have a Farm de Luxe; We've dipped the sheep in eau do rose; we've sterilized the ducks. The little chicks are daily fed on sanitated worms; The calves and colts are always boil ed to keep them from the germs, And thoroughly to carry out our pro phylactic plan, Next week we think we shall begin to wash the tired man. —L.A.M.
GUKRUNDAH WHEAT. MAKES TOP PRICE, [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
GUKRUNDAH WHEAT. MAKES TOP PRICE, . Wheat was in exceptionally heavy supply on Monday, the whole of No. 1 Road at Alexandria being occupied with wheat consignments. Necessari ly the quality was varied, and con setjuently prices fluctuated. The highest price made for the morning was G/6 per bushel. This was secured for a very nice consign ment of hard Federation wheat con signed 011 behalf of a Gummdali grower.
WOOL REPORT Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd., report under date 27th February:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
WOOL KEPOKT . Pitt, Son & Badgery, Ltd., report under date 27th February:— The whole trade is marking time, awaiting the resumption of the next series of sales, which is listed to commence on March 9. . Meanwhile, no business of moment is passing. Considerable interest will be centred in the opening sales, as evidence will be looked for of the effect the dimin ution in offerings will have upon the market The financial position in re gard to exchange facilities offers no difficulties, and it is to be hoped that a material strengthening of the de mand will be experienced. We will submit a catalogue of 4647 bales on March 9, and our second sale in March will be held on the 18th, when 4513 bales will be listed. Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report un der date 26th February:— 'Last week's experience would seem to liave demonstrated that the down ward trend of prices has been defin itely arrested. Inasmuch as buyers have decided to avail themselves o£ the postponement of aucti...
CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
CHEAPEST ELECTRICITY IN THE WORLD. That Newcastle's electricity service is now the cheapest in the world is claimed b.v the Mayor, Aid. Light. Newcastle City Council last week ad opted the report of the special elec tricity committee, which recommend ed reductions in the rates, involving u total of £6,254, to users. The re ductions are as follows: Schedule power, reduction by an eighth of a penny per unit to lid; schedule lighting, reduction of id. per unit: meter rentals, reduction from 2/ to 1/6 per quarter; medium power schedule to be reduced . to lid. per unit. The total reductions, including those of street lighting, represent practically £3,000. -
DAIRY PRODUCE. Control of Export. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
DAIRY PRODUCE. Control of Export. The.poll of dairy farmers through out the Commonwealth having decid ed that the Dairy Produce Export Control Act, passed last session, should be brought into operation, the Governor-General has issued a pro clamation fixing 23rd February last as the date on which the Act would come into operation.
EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS. Damage in Alaska. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS. Damage In Alaska. Alarmed by earthquake tremors a few days ago, the residents of Seward (Alaska) fled from their houses into the streets for safety. Chimneys were wrecked and water-pipes broken, and the cable of the United Signal Corps, south of the town. waB broken by the shocks, which were the heaviest felt in the region for many years.
REV. JOHN FERGUSON DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
REV. JOHN FERGUSON DEAD. The Rov. John Ferguson, Minister of St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Phillip-street, died at his residence, "Atherton," Bayswater-road, on Sun day last. The deceased clergyman had been in indifferent health since October last, when he collapsed in the pulpit o£ his church, after delivering an im pressive sermon. The late Rev. John Ferguson was one of the outstanding ministers of the Presbyterian Church and was a popular and esteemed figure in the life of the City of Sydney.
RICHLANDS HOTEL CHANGES HANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
RICHLANDS HOTEL CHANGES HANDS. At the Goulburn Licensing Court on Tuesday, before Mr. G. VR. Will iams, chairman, the license of the Richlands Hotel. Taralga, was trans ferred from John Roche to William D. Bortliwick. Mr. Borthwick, late of the Commer cial Hotel at Junee, who has purch ased the business of the above well known hotel, took over 011 Wednesday last. , , Mr. Borthwick, whilst at Junee, took a keen, interest in the town and dis trict's welfare as well as being an ardent lover of all kinds of sport.
PRESS AND COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
PRESS AND COMMITTEES. The Henty Shire Council, says an exchange, has decided to allow Press representatives to attend all meetings, even those "in committee," it being considered that the reporters have sense enough to discriminate between matters that could be published with out prejudicing any particular indi vidual's interests. Henty is not alone in this. Fortu nately there are no Star Chamber methods in either the Goulburn City Council or the Mulwaree Shire Coun cil. But there are other public bod ies who might take the hint! "Nun •sed."
Grabben Gullen Trots. HANDICAPS FOR TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
Grabbed Gullen Trots. HANDICAPS FOR TO-DAY. The following handicaps have, been declared for Grabben Gullen trots to be held to-day (Saturday):— DISTRICT HANDICAP,. 9 furs: Kit taline, Lady Doris, Archway, and Oo loowood, scr.; Manilla, 10yds; Halcy on, 40'yds. PLYING HANDICAP, 9 furs.; Fac ility, scr.; Admiral Alpha, 30 yds; . Capella, 40; Gurrundah Belle, DO; ■ Swansea. 60; Kialla, 70; My Speck, 70; Mabelwood, 70. . LADIES' HANDICAP, 9 furs.: Arch way, scr.; Chipps and Ken.ongle, 90; Forbidden Jim, 110; Holmwood, 180. GRABBEN GULLEN HANDICAP, 1 mile 3 furs.: Thistledown, Laurel Alf, scr.; Facility. 70; Baby Roy, SO; Co coanut, 100; Forbidden Jim, 20; Ad miral Alpha, 110; Capella, 110; Gur- ■ rundah Belle, 135; Swansea, 150. NOVICE HANDICAP, 9 furs.: Kit taline. Lady Doris and Archway, scr; Manilla, 10: Halcyon and Woodlan'1 Jewell, 40. UNHOPPLED HANDICAP, 2 miles: Thistledown and Woodland Jewell, ~ ~ scr.; Chipps and Kenongle 80; For- . bidden Jim, 110; Holmwood, 180; Co coanut, 19...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
LOST. ' OTIRRUP Leather and Iron between Eddington and VileB' store. Find er, please return to M. S. VILES, Storekeeper, • Taralga. FOUND QN Taralga-GolBpie Road, Fishing V Rod. Owner may have same by -paying for advertisement. E. V. LAWLER, - Golspie. T OST, between Taralga and Ban - naby on Saturday last, Cap off Sulky. Finder please return to J. W. Chalker, Bullio. When Visiting Goulburn Don't Forget to Drop in at the BON TON SUNDAE SHOP&lt;c™£° 286," Auburn Street, GOULBURN. (Two Doors from Chas Waughs'). Afternoon Teas, Fountain Drinks, Sundaes, Ice Cream, Refreshments, Chocs., Confectionery ,Fruit In Sea son. CROOKWELL A., P., AND H. : SOCIETY. 48th ANNUAL SHOW MARCH 19, 20, and 21, 1925. SCHEDULES NOW READY. ENTRIES CLOSE SATURDAY, 7th MARCH. PERCY R. MARKS, Secretary. Taralga Refreshment Rooms MEALS AT ALL HOUKS. SMALLGOODS. TOBACCO, CIGARETTES AND CIGARS C0\II\O Telephone 26, TARALGA. M. S. VILES McMURTRIE'S BOOTS. . T HAVE a flue lot of those Boots now on hand at v...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
TARALGA ECHO. The proprietors reserve to them-' selves the right of omitting advertise ments received and paid for in the . usual course of business if they ap pear to be objectionable. While every care is taken, no responsibility is in curred for the non-insertion of adver tisements through accident or other wise. Ail advertisements charged to ac count must have the number of inser tions clearly marked on the face, also space required, otherwise they will be displayed at our own discretion and treated as "till countermanded" orders and charged accordingly. Advertising Rates:—Casual 3/ per inch single column; contracts by a'r, rangement for a period of not less' than one quarter (13 insertions). Subscribers and advertisers in the. country may remit payment by ■ cheques, postal notes, or money orders.: Remittance should accompany orders, except in cases where persons are per sonally known to us. Advertisements will be received through the telephone only in urgent cases, and the propr...
A FINE RECORD. WHAT PROGRESSIVES HAVE DONE. LEADER STATES POSITION. (It must be clearly understood that the views expressed in the following article are not necessarily endorsed by this paper.) [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
A FINE RECORD, WHAT PROGRESSIVES HAVE DONE. LEADER STATE8 POSITION. (It must be clearly understood that the views expressed in the following article are not necessarily endorsed ; by this paper.) (BY M. DIXON.) .The leader of tlie State Progressive Party (Colonel M. F. Bruxner) In a ' speech at Lismore recently dealt exhaustively with the political situa tion and outlined the record of the Progressives during this Parliament. The present time is particularly op portune to refer to records of things done since it is upon those records that the various party candidates will, a month or two hence, make their appeal to the electors. — .That the Progressives have' noth ing to feel ashamed of is clear from the leader's speech, which was so distorted by the Sydney papers (to .which copies were handed for publi cation) that a reference to some .of its chief features is absolutely ne cessary. ;In dealing with some of the gains of the Progressives during the past three years Colonel Bruxner s...
ITALY TO-DAY WELL ORGANISED. SIR JOHN VICAR'S IMPRESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
ITALY TO-DAY _ WELL 0RGANI8ED. SIR JOHN VICAR'8 IMPRE38ION. "Under Mussolini Italy is well or " ganlsed and clean. The people are working well, and seem to have the will to work. Mussolini is dealing with them strictly, but his policy is producing the best results. I have ;never seen Italy looking so well as it is to day." Such was the impress ion gained by Sir John Vicars dur ing a stay of two months in Italy, from which he, with Lady Vicars, re turned.by the Aorangi yesterday. Sir John VicarB mentioned that an interesting point about Italy at the present time was that it was full of wealthy Germans, who had gone to settle, and had purchased businesses there, now that the Bouth of France was no longer open to them. Prance, which was also visited by Sir John Vicars, was, he said, mak ing a fine post-war recovery, but ap parently she was not sufficiently ap preciative of her debt to England. Speaking of the wool industry in England, Sir John Vicars mentioned the suggestion from Bradf...
WOMBEYAN CAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 7 March 1925
WOMBEYAN CAVES. For thirty and three years Mr. T. M. Chalker has had charge of the Wombeyan Caves as guide, philoso- pher and friend. He is now relinquish- ing the position, owing to age limit, on April 1st. During that long service Mr. Chal- ker has conducted thousands and thousands of people through the mar- vellous caverns and wonder sights at Wombeyan. &nbsp; He will be superseded by Mr. Geo. Brown, Deputy Caretaker of Jenolan Caves.
STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 14 March 1925
STOCK REPORT. W. II. Wheatley (Crookwell) re ports having held a very successful speciall sheep and cattle sale on the 7th inst. There was a large attend ance of buyers from Wagga, Goul burn, Cowra, Taralga and local cen tres. Allowing for lower wool values.the price of sheep was well maintained and bidding was regular throughout. Bight thousand sheep were yarded and G900 sold at following prices:— A/c M. C. Price, fat X lambs 33/3, fat ewes and wethers 27/9; a/c Sel mes Bros., forward condition weth ers, 3 and 4 years, 30/; a/c Wong Bros., Merino wethers, 4 tooth, 30/6; a/c Keough Bros., Merino Wethers 3 and 4 years, 28/1; a/c R. B. Bens ley, Merino ewes, 28/6; a/c W. Chur chill, Merino ewes. 30/; Merino weauers, heavy yarding, from 23/6 to 2G./; aged ewes from 10/. to 19/3. "We also sold consignments on ac count of Messrs. J. McD. Marks, J. Treacey, N. Carruthers, Ira McDon ald, J. R. Cameron, T. A. Howard, F. T. Roberts, S. George, T. Francis, J. H. Francis, W. Cartwright, G. Geo...