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BULLIO ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
BULLIO ROAD. The Mulwaree Shire Council is at present repairing the Bullio-road and residents in the locality should have nothing to complain of when the work is finished. The Council has many miles of road to maintain and with limited revenue roads cannot be attended to as expeditiously as the members of the Council would wish.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
NOTICE. LAWSON & KLEIN, GENERAL BLLACKSMITH AND WHEELWRIGHT YX^ISH to notify the public ol Tar alga and district that tliey have opened the above Business in Orchard Street, Taralga. All classes of work. in above lines guaranteed. Tyres shrunk by Patent American Shrinker. ALL HORSE-SHOEING BY FIRST CLASS FARRIER. ON SALE — Referee Wednesday, Arrow Friday, Sunday Times, Monday. LOCAL AGENTS— COMINO BROS., Telephone 26. TARALGA.
ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
ACCIDENT. Mr. George White, of Willow Grove, met with an accident recently through the horBe he was riding bolting and bringing the rider to the ground re sulting in Sir. White sustaining a broken arm. The sufferer is progress ing satisfactorily.
CONGRATULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
CONGRATULATIONS. Mr. Pat. Morris and Miss Lilian Quinn were married at Murrumbur rah on Wednesday last; Miss Quinn prior to being transferred to Murrum burrali, "was on the teaching staff of the local public school, and whilst in Taralga was au ardent worker in all causes having for their object the advancement of the town and district. We tender her heartiest congratula tions. ? -
THE MUSIC OF THE GROVE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
THE MUSIC OF THE GROVE. 1 heard a thousand blended notes While iu a grove I reclined, In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad things to the mind. To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran And much it grieved my heart to think What Man had done of Man. Through Primrose tufts, iu that sweet .bower, The"periwinkle trail'd its wreaths; And 'tis my faith that every flower Enjoys the air it breathes. The birds around me hopp'd and play'd, Their thoughts I cannot measure— But the least motion, which they made It seemed a thrill of pleasure. 'The budding twigs spread out their fan To catch the breezy air: And I must think, do all I can, That there was pleasure there. If this belief from heaven be sent, If.-Buch be Nature's holy plan, Have I not reason to lament What Man has made of Man? —Wprdewortli.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
mEEESSEBBMB&SffiaSBm^&SBZsf Every parment Specially Tailored to our specification. Smart in Style, First in Quality, Economical in Price;. We Illustrate Just a Few of Our Present Display THE "COVENTRY" Extra Heavy Tweed, Double Breast, Raglan Shoulders, Full Belt, Deep Collar 115/. THE "RAGLAN"' A Dressy Grey Tweed, Raglan Shoulders, Full Skirt. 75/. THE "SHELDON" A Light Brown Fancy Tweed, Double Breast, Halt Belt. 105/. THE "RAMSAY" A Double-Breasted Heavy Tweed, lull belt, cuff sleeves. 65/. f* THE "BLIZZARD" In Navy Gabardine, Check Lined, Double Breast, Raglan Shoulders, Full Belt. 95/. THE "CHESTER" Fancy Grey Tweed, Set-in Sleeves, Fly Front, Full Skirt. 55/. &y4&lt;; teg J &lt;tj0rWS$£? -i i disss? -.A3 THE "REGISTER" In Fawn Gabardine, Raglan Shoulders, Full Skirt. 95/. . THE "NUT" A Dark Brown Tweed, Set-in Sleeves, Cuffs. 63/ Scores of other styles We start at 55/-; we finish at Eleven Guineas. Scores of other prices So you've got p...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
HERE AND THERE. Anzac Day was fittingly celebrated .at Crookweli on Saturday by a com bined service in the l-ark cl ,_e to tae memorial gates. ' • * * A junior footoail team r^'rosenting railway employees*' (Syun=;, visited Crookweli on S .t .rday. ■ Yhe locals won,by 19 i.oinli to 14 r It woUd iaci itatc: "uiudiiiig and delivery of «.o.re deiue -ddressad to the Unite j -.ng^om if the name of the County w.re tj iiu'm portion of the address, aUd the Po.-ital author ities would. be glad if the public, would assist by including this in the address when writing to t'aeir friends there. * » .» 9 The "Sun" newspaper in Melbourne has closed down. It is estimated that the trading loss over a period of two years' operation is in the vicinity of between £1^0,000 and £150,000. Prom the same office a morning daily, the "Sun News'Pictorial," was issued. This paper met with some success and has a reputed circula tion of 80,000. The pictorial paper' has been acquired by the Melbourne Herald and We...
Diggers' Dinner. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
! Diggers' Dinner. . The annual dinner under the ausr pices of the Taralga Branch of -the Returned Soldiers' Association was held at the Argyle Hotel on Friday hiulit, 24th inat. lherc was a good attendance ; oC Diggers, their wives and lady friends* each Digger being allowed to bring his wife or a lady friend. The large dining room was pretti ly decorated with flags and the diff erent battalion colors, and with the tastefully decorated tables made a charming scene. :V The dinner, which was in the form; of a banquet, reflected the gro.itert credit on Mrs. Mudie and staff, aS;d.d also the decorations. ' . Major Twynam presided and'the following; toasts were honored:— . The King, proposed by Lieut. J. V.; MacKenzie; the Ladies, proposed by Lieut. II. H. Kennedy, who paid a : graceful tribute to,the ladies lor ; their magnificent war work and to : their organising ability and help gen erally which was always ungrudging ly given. The. speaker referred to. the success of last year's and ...
Points. In the Premier's Policy Speech. LABOR'S BAD RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
Points. In the Premier's Policy Speech. LABOR'S BAD RECORD. • The Labor Party added £2,000,000 o£ new taxation, to the people's year ly rate. It added £1,774,201 to the Treasury deficit, making a total of £3,57S,2G2.. J.ahur also threatened to add an additional £2,000,000 yearly to the taxpayers' burden, if returned at last election. Contrary; to the pre election prom ise, during its first six-months, Labor raised railway fares by 16 2-3 per cent, (women's tickets later by 3a 1-3 per cent.)—freights were also in creased. Labor increased tramway faren by 25 per cent, on week days ami 33 per cent, on Sundays. FINANCIAL ACHIEVEMENTS. Coining now, to the record of the Government, I desire to refer first to our financial achievements. The Fuller Government produced surpluses that in three years will , have reduced the accumulated defic- ! it by over one million pounds. It made ail administrative saving of at least ,2 825,000, despite an increase in the volume of work, and notwith standin...
MYRTLEVILLE (From Our Correspondent). ANNUAL SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
MYRTLEVILLE (From Our Correspondent). ANNUAL SCHOOL PICNIC. The' annual school picnic was held at .Myrtleville recently. The day was cold and showery, but those. present enjoyed themselves, the children in particular having a good time. The races for boys and girls were keenly contested, competitors show- ! ing plenty .of pace in each event. The winners received suitable presents. In the afternoon Mrs. M. J. McAlister presented each child attending school with.-a book, and Miss M. Ross pre sented the toys to the tiny tots. Speeches sui,table to the occasion were made by Mr. Delves (teacher) and Mr. McAlister. Mr. McAlister called for three cheers for Mr. Delves who worked hard to make the picnic a success, and he also expressed the thanks of the Myrtleville people to the members of the Taralga Band, who came along and supplied music in the afternoon. This generous act was much appreciated. Some of the events for adults had to be abandoned, owing to rain. The young men's race ' was a...
The Premier at Moss Vale. POLICY SPEECH I ENUNCIATED. REVIEW OF WORKS ACCOMPLISHED. Future Legislation and Reforms Promised [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
The Premier at Moss Vale. I POLICY SPEECH ENUNCIATED. REVIEW OF WORKS ACCOMPLISHED. Future Legislation and Reforms Promised The Premier, Sir George Fuller delivered his policy speech at Moss Vale on Monday night before a large and enthusiastic audience. He said: It Is with the utmost confidence that, as Premier of the State and Lead er of the National-Progressive Coalition Party, I present to you the policy on which the present Government seeks a renewal of its term of office. In March, 1922, I could only submit, as Leader of the Opposition, the programme of constructive and reformatory legislation and administration that we pro posed, in order to restore sound and progressive Government; to relieve the people of the oppressive burdens which the Labor Administration had impos ed; and to give that stimulus to development and industry which is so ne cessary for the general welfare. To-night I am in the happy position of being able to point to an honor able and effective discharge of o...
Bellbird Tragedy. TRIBUTE TO MODEST HERO. Now[?]Living at Mitta Junction. BY ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
Bellbird Tragedy. TRIBUTE TO MODEST HERO. Now'Living at Mitta Junction. BY ROYAL HUMANE SOCIBTY. Mi\ Andrew Scott, of Bellbird, writes, . the following tribute to a brave man: I am forwarding to Mr. A. W. Keith, of Mitta Junction. a certificate awarded'to him from the-Royal Ship wreck and Humane Society for his heroic action iu connection with the Bellbird Colliery disaster on Septem ber 1, 1923. On that day, shortly after 1 p.m.. a fire broke out in the mine, causing several explosions, the first being re sponsible for nineteen lives being lost. Search parties entered the mine, first finding six bodies about half a mile from the tunnel mouth. After they were brought to the surface other parties located nine more over a mile away. All this time the fire was increasing and the mine was be coming a reservoir of deadly gas, which was likely to explode at any time. ■ Four hours after the fire had been discovered a call for volunteers to bring out the bodies was made. The position was pl...
Old Age Pensions. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
Old Age Pensions. . Melbourne, Tuesday.—The Federal Treasurer fOr. Page) to-day told a deputation from- the Port Melbourne Council that, concurrently with the consideration of the National Insur ance Commission's report, the Com monwealth Government would take into account an increase of old age pensions. * * * Fatal Car Accident. Mr. George Frederick Byrne, man ager of the Moore Estate, was driv ing a car at Bevendale 011 Friday night when it overturned. Mr Byrne's neck was dislocated. At the inquest yesterday (Tuesday) a verdict of ac cidental death was returned. Printed and Published by Robert John Winning,' of "Taraaaki," Marsden-street, Crookwell, for the Proprietors, R. J.' ■Winning & Son.
Promises in the Policy Speech. CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
Promises in the Policy Speech. CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM.: One of the first matters to be sub mitted to the new Parliament is tlie reform- of the Legislative Council; the Council not to be abolished un til the electors arc consulted by means or a referendum; membership to be restricted and service to be for a per iod of years; provision for the settle ment of. deadlocks! The institution of machinery to en able Parliament, as a deliberative body, to function more successfully and to obviate the present waste of time in obstructive discussion. The revision of the electoral sys tem to provide for mqre economical working. The. enlargement of the field of Lo cal Government activities, to hasten development and to check centralisa tion. . FINANCIAL RELIEF. A strenuous effort to wipe off the accumulated deficit. Further tax reductions to the ex tent of £500,000, despite tlie fact that general revenues are less by £868,000 through the diversion of £338,000 of motor taxation to the new Roads Boa...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. The Golspie Progress Association i in conjunction with other local organ ised bodies, is endeavouring to secure for closer settlement Bolong Station, which comprises about 10,000 acres of good agricultural land. The estate adjoins Golspie, Laggan, Redbank and Taralga. Representations are being made to the Government with the object stated above in view. About two years ago a portion was subdivided into six blocks, and each of these blocks now support a fam ily.
7th LIGHT HORSE CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
7th LIGHT HORSE CAMP. At the recent Light Horse camp in Goulburn the local Troop held their own against the other centres, winn ing the section tent pegging and the machine gun cup and gaining second place in the musketry shield, being beaten by one point, and second in • the regimental cup, being defeated by Young by five points. Sergeant Bishop proved himself the best ser vice shot in the regiment, and was sent to Sydney to compete for the King's" Medal against the rest ol" the State. He ran a good second, being beaten by four points only. The dis cipline, turnout, and behaviour of the Taralga Troop was commented on by .the senior officers.
GOLSPIE (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
GOLSPIE (Prom Our Correspondent). The annual picnic in connection with the local school was held on Fri day. The day was windy and cold and the attendance small. A sports programme was carried out for the pupils and each one received a prize. A few events for adults were a\so held, the results losing:— Throwing at wicket: E.'.'y. Lawler. Stepping the distance: G. Croker. Bail pitching: Mrs. Elpnick. Guessing length of string:: M. J.' Toole. . Turk's he..d: J. b. Howartn. Guessing com petition tor i)rash: E. V. Lawler. Guessing competition, for whip' pre sented uy Mr. D. lawler: Won by, S. N. Eipiiick. Chocolate waltz: Mr. and Mrs. Ho>vartli. Although the gathering- was small the children had an excellent time! and much of the success , was due to the untiring efferts of Mr. and MrB. Elphick, who seemed determined to make the function enjoyable for all present'. Financially the school will heneflt to tho extent of about £ 5. The fancy dress juvenile dance in the evening was well a...
Grabben Gullen Trots. HANDICAPS FOR TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
Grabben Gullen Trots. HANDICAPS FOR TO-DAY. The following handicaps have been declared for the Grabben Guilen Hos pital meeting to be held next Satur day at the Grabben Gullen course:— FLYING HANDICAP—9 furlongs. Capella .. ... .. Scratch Cocoanut .. ..... .. ' Scratch Gurrundali. Belle .. 10yds bhd. Swansea'.. ...... 25yds bhd ICialla .. .. .. .. 30yds bhd Steel Pic .. .... 40yds bhd DISTRICT HANDICAP—9 furlongs. Cove's Nom. .. ... .. Scratch Kittaline Scratch Nutboy .. .. S' .. .. Scratch Woodboy .. .... .". Scratch I-Iuon Cleve .. .. .. 20yds bhd Lady Doris .. 50yds bhd Woodland . Jewel .. 50yds bhd Archway \. ... 60yds'bhd Yamma Girl .. 70yds blul Love's Dream ....'SOyds bhd HOSPITAL. HANDICAP—11 furlong's Woodland Jewel . .* .. Scratch Lady Doris .. Scratch Patch All .... .... Scratch Ivenongle .. ... .. 40yds bhd. Mountain Rock .. .. GOyds. bhd • Admiral Alpha .. .. 110yds bhd Capella 110yds blid Cocoanut .. .. .. .. 130yds bhd G'urrundah Belle . .130yds. bhd Swansea .... ., ....
SUDDEN DISAPPEARANCE OF. A BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
SUDDEN DISAPPEARANCE BRIDE. A bride named Lyla Wyall, who was to be married on Monday afternoon at Annidale suddenly disappeared when she was to be married. The bridegroom's name is Henry Bayliss • The police; from inquiries, ascertain ed that the girl, who is 20 years o£ age and has plenty o£ money in her possession, hired a car and proceeded to AVerris Creek, where the police re ceived word that she was in an hotel. Rayliss and Mrs. Wyatt . (the girl's mother) proceeded by train to "Werris Creek, but not a trace of the girl could be found. No reason of any ,conse quence can be given for the girl s strange behaviour. The bridegroom was distracted.