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ESSAYS. TARALGA'S PROGRESS DURING THE PAST 15 YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 March 1925
E'SSAYS. ', TARALGA'S PROGRESS DURING THE PAST, 15 YEARS. The following essay, written by Miss Daphne uusack. was awarded first prize at the recent Tarawa Show, and was fa-voarably commented on by the judge, Mr. Wigg:— Since 1910 tiiere lias been some where in the vicinity of thirty thous and acres of la;.d Known as -Ui.-hLnicl, and Straithairn and other smaller es tates thrown open, which have lieen subdivided and" cut up into some fifty farms, which have been taken up by fifty families under the Closer Settle ment Act of New South' Wales. This land has undergone a process of ex termination for rabbits by which means it had to be all dug out and securely fe"ced with rabbit proof netting. These farms,, are worked by the owners for that which they are • best suited. Dairying is one o£ the chief indus tries of the district also mixed farm ing, sheep raising, and limited fruit growing. A Butter Factory has been recently erected near Taralga by the share holders. It is an ornament and a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 March 1925
We take extreme WE asked the the makers of the well - kuown 11 SINCERITY SUIT " to work with us in pro ducing the best possible garment •at the price of ordinary suits. measures They co operated splendidly and t0 enabled us to make every buyer 11 sat'sfied customer. ASK THE MAN WHO WEARS ONE and he will tell you that his » SINCERITY SUIT " reflects quality in every detail. The materials are imported English and Scotch Tweeds and Indigo Serges that Iwill not fade. The workmanship is as perfect as an excellent staff of intelligent. Australian workers can make it and the trimmings are of the highest quality and thoroughly .shrunk. "SINCERITY SUITS " ARE MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR US and the range of styles and prices are wide enough to suit every man's taste as well as his means. DON'T DELAY. ** C3L * ♦ a. ** SUITS 6RDER YOUR EASTE SUIT AT ONCE. Our Prices for these Suits to Measure range from £5/5/-. Goodhew Bros., (The Value and Service Store) GENERAL IMPORTERS, ( Phone 5) TARALGA.
New Tennis Club at Taralga PROPOSAL TO ERECT TWO NEW COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 28 March 1925
i— — . : m New Tennis Club at Tairalga 1 PROPOSAL TO ERECT TWO NEW, COURTS. A well-attended meeting of Bras ?ent'emei1 was held ;.t Gum ho hS Mre,1taurant fa Monday tuning ! tieairnflilff16 P"rP°8e Of discussing ml desirability of erecting two nop tin ms courts at Taralga tui> tnJth»C'iS'-Cradbury' wl>0 vt-tcd to the chair, spoke of the ue^ssitv ■ lor increased facilities for pHyin~ tennis m Taralga. • The one cv,fflK club was not sufficient to for the number of those who were desir- ■ °"sn„of laying tennis, which was a hint wi-8port and was Piayecl by both ladies and gentlemen. He saw nnf ,'6aS01! tw2ly Taralga itself could If thfq ja C,u!) with two courts. Sivm tn n t °7B a StimuIllS would be if ■ ?H outside centres. Personally said the speaker. I do not play the' ta'lnJet7 mucl1' but 1 am willing . to gne the movement support Mr. Allnut said that the township of Taralga should be able to support a tennis club with two courts At present- the sport, which was a most Pleasant ...
Taralga Police Court. (Before Messrs. H. B. Whiting and W. M. Fitzgibbon, Js.P.). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
Taralga Police Court. (Before Messrs. H. B.- Whiting and W. M. Fitzgibbon, Jb.P.). Alexander Finn was charged on warrant with refusing and neglecting to pay a reasonable sum, to wit, £2 0/G, for accommodation and meals, to Mary Mudie. licensee of the Argyle J-Iotol, Taralga, in the Goulburn Li censing District. Defendant pleaded guilty. He how ever made the following statement: "I was short of money, as I was poorly paid for work done at the Golspie races on Saturday,. the 4th instant.. With the ten shillings re ceived I wanted to take this home to my mother, who lyas short of provis ions." Tho amount owing—£2/0/6—was paid into the Court by the defendant, who was; sentenced, by the Bench to ..one hour's imprisonment.
RICHLANDS RACES. ANNUAL MEETING. WHELA WINS THE CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
RICHLANDS RAGES. annual' meeting. WHELA WINS THE CUP. The Richlands Race Club held. Its annual meeting on Easter Saturday on the Richlands courso. •The weather conditions were fav ourable. . The attendance was small er than the previous Meeting. The entries in the events generally were good, though the racing at times did not meet with the appro bation of spectators. The Richlands Cup, for which there were only two entries—Sunset Glow and Whela—was won by the latter, and the trophy now becomes the property o£ Mrs. Tom Campbell, of Crookwell, who has won It twice in succession with Whela. The hack race, which was won by All Satin, was awarded to the second horse,. Gratuity, owing to Nelligan the rider o£ All Satin, running inside the post. In the Farewell Handicap, Dishon ored was given the" race, the rider of Strenuous having cut across. The following officials had charge of the racing:— Judge, Mr. Henry Twynain. Starter, Mr. H. H. Gordon. Handicappers, Messrs. G.' C. Good hew, Jas,...
GOLSPIE (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
GOLSPIE (Prom Our Correspondent). Accident.—Mrs. George Croker, or "Feraville," met with a painful acci dent on Saturday by running a nee dle into lier wriBt close to the hand. It penetrated eye first and breaking off left a large portion embedded in the flesh. Fortunately Dr. Lyons was able to remove the needle yesterday and Mrs. Croker is much relieved in consequence. Illness.—There has been some sick ness around recently, including cases of whooping cough at Kempton. Mrs. Boys, senr., of "The Dane," has been unwell and is at present at Taralga for medical treatment. However she has improved and will be able to return to her home in a few days. Progress Committee.—The annual meeting of this committee was held last week. There was "a fair .attend ance. Mr. M. J. Toole was re-elected president and Mr. P. P. Bourke hon. secretary and treasurer. It was ar ranged to hold a meeting regularly dnring the year. A number of matters were discussed, and quite a list of motions carried to the ...
ESSAY. TARALGA'S PROGRESS DURING THE PA8T 15 YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
ESSAY. TARALGA'S PROGRESS DURING THE PA8T 15 YEARS. The following essay, written by Nora Marmont,. contains more than 500 words, and was for that reason' rejected .as a competitive article at the recent Taralga Show:— Nothing so illustrates the wonder ful advancement that has been made in Taralga. as the progress for the past.fifteen years. CLOSER SETTLEMENT. In 1910 the Richlands Estate, com prising 22,000 acres, on which there are forty settlers, was resumed by the Government for closer settlement. , Later Swan's and Marsden's Estates, on Tyhich there are six or seven set tlers! making a total population of approximately fifty settlers and their families, were similarly resumed. These estates; were formerly held by three or four settlers. URBAN AREA. In 1921. Taralga was declared an urban area. During this period there has not been one case of fever. Prior to this the old pit system, which was very unhealthy, existed. CO-OPERATIVE DAIRY COMPANY A butter factory, which cost £7,809 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
We take extreme WE asked the the makers of the well - kuown « SINCERITY SUIT " to work with- Us in pro ducing the best possible garment at the price of ordinary suits. measures They co operated splendidly and enabled us to .make every buyer a satisfied customer. ASK THE pizmv MAN WH0 WEARS ONE and he will tell you that his " SINCERITY SUIT " reflects quality in every detail. The materials are imported English atid Scotch Tweeds and Indigo Serges that twill not' fade. The workmanship is as perfect us nn excellent staff of intelligent Australian workers can make it and-the'trimmings are of the highest :jual'ity and thoroughly shrunk. . « SINCERITY SUITS " ARE MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR US and the range of 'styles and prices are wide enough to suit every man's ' taste as well as his means. ** OL * ♦ 4 ft SUITS DON'T DELAY. ORDER YOUR EASTE SUIT AT ONCE. Our Prices for these Suits to Measure range from £.5/5/-. Goodhew Bros., (Tbe Value and Service Store) GENERAL IMPORTERS, ('Phone 5) TAR ALG...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
ON sale — Referee Wednesday, Arrow Friday, Sunday Times, Monday. 'local agents— COMINO BROS., Telephone 2G. taralga. GRAYTHWAI1E (f|l) BALL FEDERAL HALL THURSDAY NEXT 23rd inst 23 rd' JUVENILE DANCE 24th inst. 24th' DIGGERS' DINNER 24th inst. -24th At 7 p.m. Sharp. T. P. QUINN, Hon. Secretary.
MOTORING NOTES. NIGHT DRIVING—THE GLARE PROBLEM. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
MOTORING NOTES. NIGHT DRIVING—THE GLARE PROBLEM. It must have long siuce become ap parent to both city and country mo torists that something must he done to cope with the problem of glaring headlights and the danger which tliey constitute to all other traffic. Before dealing with the technical aspects of this question we must get one impor tant and vital fact imprinted on our minds, i.e., that the practices of in discriminate dimming or running with lights which are not bright enough to illuminate the road for a reason able distance ahead are just as risky as the glaring headlight evil. It will be apparent, therefore, that we must tackle the problem from the half-way point and strive to get the highest degree of illumination consistent with the elimination of the dangerous glare. Inventors have spent much time and money in their attempts to perfect a d°v'ce which will /overcome thee difficult'es. Some of the inven tions have been successful to a point but cost of production or lack ...
The [?] SATURDAY. APRIL 18, 1925. OPENING OF THE RIVERINA. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
%\t fealp idrcr. SATURDAY. APKIL IS, 1925. • OPENING OF THE RIVERINA. One of the .most important and epoch-marking movements in the tie ■ velopment of the State is the arrange ,'irient by which the neighbouring • State of. Victoria is building 200 miles of developmental railways' across the border into -New South Wales and is constructing several bridges across ; the Murray..-;-Time was when a nar ; row viewed policy would have consid •' ered it suicidal to give a neighbour-. ~ ing State access to our territory, and • to-afford it the opportunity of liand ■ ling some of our trade would have been accounted as treachery to our own people. Actually, of course, we were all the time holding back the development of these outlying por tions of our State and preventing the profitable employment of our'own and neighbouring Australians on our lands. The broad view taken by Sir George Puller and bis colleagues is that Aus tralian people are quite as much en titled to their chance in life on on...
GET ON THE ROLL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
GET ON THE ROLL. No elector should allow his or her name to be le£t off the roll. It is the obvious duty of every elector, male or female, to enrol himself or herself. The present Electoral Act imposes the duty of self-enrolment upon every elector and likewise imposes a liabil ity to fine on each elector neglecting the duty of self-enrolment. There will be 110 new rolls compiled for 1925, beyond the supplementary roll, which will close as soon as the writs are issued for the election. When the writs are out it will be too late to enrol. That duty should be at tended to at once. Do it now, and do not indulge in vain afterwards. The first duty of an elector is to see whether or not his or her name is on the roll already in existance, which may be inspected at police sta tions, post offices, and court rooms. If your name is not 011 the roll you should immediately apply at the nearest police station for a form of enrolment, fill it in and present ■ it without delay.
HAYSTACKS BURNT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
HAYSTACKS BURNT. "Whilst the dance was in progress at Laggan on Monday night last the alarm was given that two haystacks in Mr. John Drew's paddock were on Are. The dancers immediately pro ceeded to the scene and endeavoured to put out the flames. From the two stacks they succeeded .in saving about two tons. About 20 tons of hay were destroyed. However, the fire-fighters did good work and were instrumental in sav ing another stack nearby from get ting alight.
LABOUR AND SHORTER HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
LABOUR AND SHORTER HOURS. Labour supporters never tire of claiming that the Dooley Government reduced the hours of labour and that the National Government has increas ed them to the old level. Also the Labour organisers and platform speakers assert that wages have been reduced under the National regime. ' Neither statement is correct. . The Nationalists have, neither increased the hours of labour nor reduced wages. , It has been the policy of the Na tional 'Party ever since its 'inception to leave industrial matters, either re lating to wages or hours of labour, to the industrial tribunals. No other course is safe, either Tor the worker or for the public. No tribunal in the world is l less fitted ' to determine wages, or to regulate hours of labour than Parliament. That deliberative 'hotly may fitly adopt the principle and lay down the general conditions under which the Industrial; Tribunals may carry'out'their work, but the necessary information required ac tually to determine wuge...
Death Penalty Stands, DEBATE IN HOUSE OF COMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
Death Penalty Stands, DEBATE IN HOUSE OF COMMONS. In the Britisil House of Commons oa Wednesday in the committee stage of the Army Annual • Bill, Mr. Tliur tle (Labor) moved an Amendment objecting to the death penalty. . He argued that there was no diff-. erence between what army called cowardice and what medical men called a nervous breakdown. It was an insult to the whole Brit ish Army to hold the threat of the death penalty over them. Not. a single Australian had been executed in wartime, because the Australian Government said that their soldiers should not be executed. The fact that the death penalty was wot oper ated against Australians did not mean that they fought less determinedly or courageously than other troops. He demanded, in the name of the Labor i Party, that the British Government | apply the Australian conditions to ■ . its own troops. i Air. H. Snell (Labor) said that the 1 Australian example was valuable as showing that a modern nation, know ing its own sons, trus...
Oddfellows' Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
Oddfellows' Ball. This annual function was held in the - Federal Hall on Easter Monday ■night and was well attended from local and outside centres. The muBlc for the dancing was sup plied by the Taralga Band Orchestra, extras being played by Miss Aylward and' Mrs. Hugh Lang. Bros. H. Blay and 0. Cameron carried out the dut ies of Ms.C. jf. Bros. Roy Gordon and W. Webb, junr.. represented the local Hiberni an Society. The supper room arrangements were in charge of Mesdames G. C. Goodhew, E. Lee, J. "phalker, Misses Fitzgibbon and Chalker. The catering was supplied by Mr. W. B. Chesher and waB as usual first class. . Mr. T. L. Fitzgibbon was- in the ticket office, whilst Bros. It. McNeil ly and W. Emery were on the door. The secretary of the Lodge, Bro. W. M. Fitzgibbon, was in charge of the arrangements, which were most satisfactory.
ART UNION. LAGGAN CATHOLIC CHURCH BUILDING FUND. WINNING NUMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 18 April 1925
ART UNION. LAGGAN CATHOLIC CHURCH BUILDING FUND. . WINNING NUMBERS. Following are the results of the drawing of the art union conducted under the auspices of the Laggan I Catholic Church Building Fund:— 1. No. 1522.—Maxie Slater, Roslyn. 2. No. 8/4.—Mrs. T. Barrie, Abby stree't, Rockdale. 3. No. 2654—Mrs. B. M. Storrier, Bannister. 4. No. 1512.—Alan Lamb, Laggan. 5. No. 3111.—Tom Purcell, Fern Bank, Laggan. 6. No. 661.—Jenna Weatlierspoon, Cotta Walla. 7. No. £03.—M. A. Marshall, Red ground, Crookwell. 8. Nq. 636.—Mrs. Miller, Laggan. 9. No. 628.—Mra. Miller, Laggan. 10. No. 1777.—Mrs. P. ' W. McCor maek, Redground. 11. No. 1694.—R. Sullivan, 105, Aub urn-street, Goulburn. 12. No. 267S.&lt;—A. E. Gorman, Bannis 13. No. 2127.—Kathleen Croker, Golspie. . 14. No. 1476.—Mrs. Kelly, Crookwell. 15. No. 166.—Alma Corcoran, Crook well. 16. No. 3119.—Tom Purcell, Laggan. 17. No. 3152.—J. M. Brodericlc, Wood grove, Laggan. Winners may. have possession of prizes, which will be obtainab...