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Pigeon Shoot at Crookwell. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
Pigeon Shoot at Crookwell. Pigeou shooting at Bigga may iw looked upon as a local institution, lout it is rarely that CrooUwell stages a shoot. A £100 pigeon match will ue shot oft at Crookwell on Friday, 15tli May. The', nomination fee is fixed at single. SO/; double. 90/; star nomina tlom 40/-. Messrs. Nat Churchill and f Sam Picker are the joint honorary secretaries. ... /
SCOTCH CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
SCOTCH CONCERT. The Scotch concert, which will be held in - the Federal Hall on Thurs day next, 7tli inst., should attract a big house. The programme is a first class one and includes a number o£ Goulburn- artists besides several well known Taralga performers. A dance will follow. , j
JUVENILE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
JUVENILE BALL. The juvenile ball, which was held on Friday night, was another success ful function, the hall again being well-filled with adults an dchildren. the latter having a particularly good time. ,, ... Mrs. J. V. MacKenzie very thought fully arranged novelty dances for them, for which she gave prizes and souvenirs.
ANZAC DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
ANZAC DAY. Anzac Day was duietly observed, in Taralga. • Thoupli no services were held, all business places were closed. Major Twynam and several of the diggers toolt part in the celebrations in Ooulburn, Major Twynam bemg in i-harce of the soldiers. Many pretty deaths were placed on the soldiers* ■memorial in Orchard-street, includ ing one from the local branch of. the* Returned Soldiers' Association.
WOOL SALES. MONDAY'S AUCTIONS. PRICES IRREGULAR; FURTHER DECLINE. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
WOOL SALES. MONDAY'S AUCTIONS. PRICES IRREGULAR; FURTHER DECLINE. SYDNEY, Tuesday. Goldsbrough, Mort & Co.. Ltd., off ered at auction yesterday 2316 bales, comprising mostly broad-haired wools carrying a good deal of natural grease. Competition was irregular and fine merino wool declined 5 per cent.; broad-haired wool ten per cent. Competition for crossbred was very irregular and prices declined 10 to 16 per cent The firm's principal sales were:— Lawton Bros., Gunning, 27Jd. Mrs. S. F. Gorham, Rye Park, 262d. A. M.' Strahle, Armidale, 26*d. ' E. Phillips,- Mudgee, 2GJd„ ~ H. M. Oliver, Woodstock, 26Jd. Lamb'Bros., Mummell, 26d. P. F. Murphy, Limbri, 253d. H. P. Griffiths, Elsmore. 25ijd. Mrs. M. O'Connor, Marengo, 2Bid. J. L. and M. Steel, Walclia, 253d J. A. Geddes, Upper Manilla, 251d. D. A. Brown, Dalton, 25.1d. Goldsbrough, Mort & Co., Ltd., re port under date April 22nd:— Sales were resumed yesterday and to-day we submitted a catalogue of 2,523 bales, which incl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
SEND YOUR WOI &SKINS, SCHUTE BELL ifOlTD 44 BRIDGES! I &L L- SYDNEY The Firm That Thinks Rightly And Acts Rightly By Its Constituents. | Personal Attention •To Every Lot. WOLLONDILLY ELECTORATE. ME. MARK MORTON WILL ADDRESS THE ELECTORS IN THE FEDERAL HALL, TARALGA At' 8 o'clock on MONDAY EVENING NEXT, 4th INSTANT. FOR SALE Jp'ORD. CAR for Sale. Good order and appearance. C. MACKENZIE. Westwood, Taralg.a FOR SALE jgPRING CART, carry 15cwt., excell ent order; also Cart Saddle and Breeching. £13 10/ the lot. Mitch ell Plough, 2-furrow, practically new, cost £34 f.o.r. Sydney. A bargain at £21. Mitchell Drill, 13 disc, per fect order, worth £70 new. Take £32. • Apply— W- J. JEFFERY, "Echo" Office, Taralga.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
TO THE ELECTORS OF WOLLON DILLY. MR. A. A. SOUTH, SELECTED NATIONALIST-PRO QRESSIVE (COAL.) CANDIDATE WILL ADDRESS THE ELECTORS AT THE FEDERAL HALL, TARALGA ON Thursday, May 14 ill, .. At 7.30 p.m. A CORDIAL INVITATION EXTEND ED TO LADIES. GOLSPIE (AT MR. MARMONT'S RESIDENCE), FRIDAY, 16th MAY. At 2.30 p.m. A. D. ANNESLEY, Organiser. TO THE ELECTORS OF WOLLON DILLY. SIR GEO. FULLER, K.C.M.G., M.L.A., PREMIER SELECTED NATIONALIST-PRO GRESSIVE (COAL.) CANDIDATE WILL ADDRESS THE ELECTORS AT THE FEDERAL HALL, TARALGA (Prior, to Pictures) - - on - - Saturday, May 16th, At 6.45 p.m. GOLSPIE (AT MR. MARMONT'S RESIDENCE), FRIDAY, 15th MAY. At 2.30 p.m. A CORDIAL INVITATION EXTEND ♦ ED. TO LADIES. A. D. ANNESLEY. Organiser. Wollondilly Electorate 'pHB Campaiga „ has commenced— the contest between the principles of Self-reliance and Dependence be tween Industrialism and Confiscating Communism—between the National Party of Australia and Empire and the Labor Party of Moscow and Berlin, and who ...
Eloped With Young Girl. MARRIED MAN FROM ARMIDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
Eloped With Young Girl. MARRIED MAN FROM ARMIDALE. When Mr. Braddon appealed at Armidale Circuit Court for leniency for 6. Jones, charged with the ab duction of Ivy McLeod, aged IS. at Guyra, some remarkable facts were disclosed. Mr. Braddon said that it was clear it was not the usual crime of this type. It seemes to be the result of genuine infatuation. Jones had not simply induced the girl to go away with him, or used force. She had known accused for a long time, and, being neighbours, the frieudship be tween them increased, till both be came completely infatuated with each other. It would have been wiser had the accused packed his "traps" and left with his family. But un fortunately he did not. The prisoner had told him that he was unaware that it constituted an offence in the eyes of tlie law to "elope with this girl." A- report by the sergeant of police at Guyra stated that Jones was a married man with a wife and four children. Ho had been born in Guy ra district, and for 17 ye...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
WEDDING BELLS. LANG—HEARNE. A wedding that aroused a good deal of interest took place at St. Barthol- omew's Church, Crookwell, on Wed- nesday, 22nd ult., when Rev. Broad- foot joined in holy wedlock Roy, son of Mr. James Lang, of Golspie, with Doris, elder daughter of Mr. Francis Hearne, J.P., of "Ashford," Blanket Flat. The bride, who was gowned charm- ingly, was given away by her father, and was attended by Miss Maggie Hearne as bridesmaid. At the conclusion of the ceremony a reception was held at Gay's Hotel Crookwell. The Rev. S. Broadfoot presided at the breakfast, when the usual toasts were honored. Mr. anl Mrs. Lang left for the South Coast where the honeymoon will be spent. The bride's dress was of brocaded crepe-de-chine, feather trimmed, with wreath and veil. The bridesmaid's frock was of pink morocain with black hat. The bride's travelling dress was of navy morocain with hat en suite. The future home of Mr. and Mrs. Lang will be at Taralga. The presents were numerous, se...
BLOOD CURDLING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 2 May 1925
BLOOD CURDLING. "Fear really curdles the blood," for excitement and fear both thicken the life-fluid by condensing it. Cold has the same effect, declares an article in the April issue of the "Life Saver," the official magazine of St. Margarets Hospital. "When you go into a warm room, salt and water suddenly pour into your blood-stream from the re- serve in your tissues, so that when you start to perspire the perspiration will not rob the blood-fluid unduly of the necessary constituents." Madeline Annie Maher, 21, single, of Condamine-street, North Manly, was arrested on Saturday on a charge of having murdered an infant on Ap- ril 15th.
THE NEW "TRAID." [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
THE NEW "TRIAD." "We have received from the publish ers a.copy of the May issue of the "Triad" Magazine. This isvthe first number of a neftv series, and in it are many unusual features that will ap peal to Australians. _ v The stories, realistic in plot anil treatment, are all written by Austral ians. There are up-to-the-minute let ters from London and Paris, and ar ticles that treat. fresh subjects'in a fresh way. The illustrations are ex cellently printed, and are. not of the ordinary magazine kind. Perhaps the most notable feature of a notable publication is the vein of gay humor running through its pages. Even the book-reviews and theatrical critic isms are not done in a conventional manner. In, addition to the reading matter and illustrations,- there is a fine reproduction of an oil painting. For those who want to spend profit able winter evenings, numerous com petitions are included,, for which sub stantial cash prizes are awarded. A wonderful shilling's worth.
PARROT-LIKE CRY. MR. LOUGHLIN AND PROGRESSIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
PARROT-LIKE CRY. j MR. LO'UGHUN AND PROGRESS : IVES. (By M. DIXON.) LThc matter contained in the follow ing-article is inserted as correspon dence, and does not necessarily indicate the policy of the paper.] Mr. Loughlin, M.L.A., who spoke at ■Yass in the interests of Labor a few weeks ago, repeated the obvious un trutli that the Progressives are a Joint-iri-the-tail of the Nationalists. Mr. Loughlin has made this statement so many times that lie will soon be in danger of believing it, but it is a simple' matter to convince the intelli gent, unbrassed elector that it has no foundation in fact, the position, in a' nutshell, is this: The Progressive Party is in the field for the express purpose of see ing that justice is done to the. coun try, and until such times as it is suf ficiently strong numerically to form its own governraent.it is prepared to support, any party, so situated, which is willing to bring forward the right kind of legislation. To do otherwise would be playing the p...
THE FRUIT CASE. AND ITS SPECIAL RELATION TO THE PACKING OF APPLES. The Secretary, Fruitgrowers' Federation of N.S.W. writes:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
THE FKUIT CASE. I AND ITS SPECIAL RELATION TO THE PACKING OF APPLES. j The Secretary, Fruitgrowers' Fed eration oi N.S.W. writes:— 'Modern fruit packing differs from that of any ordinary commodity. The remarks refer especially to the pack ing of apples, but -are applicable to that of citrus fruits except for minor differences. Bach apple is classed according to quality and size. Different sizes are not packed in one case. Each is wrapped in special paper and each size is packed according to its appro priate pattern. This pattern gives a definite number of fruits to the case. This is the maximum which the case will hold. The case is more than filled, but its elastic nature allows it to be properly closed. Modern fruit packing is an art which has to be carefully taught and in America the Government has for years been run 'lring large schools for this purpose. Only recently have Australian or chardists begun to learn modern packing methods. These cannot be carried out except by the use...
COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL STOCK SALES. Messrs. O. H. Furner and Co. re port: There was a medium yarding of both sheep and cattle at last Fri day's stock sale. A fair attendance' of buyers present, and the market was about on a par with last day's rates. Our sales included comeback we thers to 23/6; comeback ewes, aged, to 18/; Merino wethers to 22/10; comeback lambs to 17/7. Cattle realised the following prices: Fat blks to £10; fat heifers to £5 10/; cows and calves to £3/18/;-pod dies to 31/. W. H. Wheatley reports: " About 1200 sheep were yarded to an average - attendance of buyers from local cen- j tres. Bidding was regular up to a | certain standard aud although eff- : ected by lower wool values, were | quite equal to recent sales. Merino | ewe weaners to 24/6; wether wean- , ers 24/; comeback ewes 22/6; aged ewes from 8/ to 10/. Small yarding of cattle with prices showing no alteration. Prime blks, hvy weights, £10; cows, £4 to £5; store cows, £3; heifers, 2yrs, £2/10/; yearlings,...
44.2 M.P.G. "OVERLAND" PETROL CONSUMPTION TEST. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
I — 44.2 M. P. G. ! * | "OVERLAND" PETROL CONSUMP I TION TEST. On Monday last a representative o£ this journal accompanied Mr. Sid. Baxter in an "Overland" car on a. petrol economy test. A start was made from Crookwell at about IX a.m. with a measured two . gallons of Kalif spirit in the tank, and the. engine had to be kept runn ing until the fuel was exhausted. The route chosen was from Crook well to Braidwood. The car pulled up on the Nelligen Road past Braidwood. and the read ing of the register was SS.4 miles on the two gallons of fuel, or an average of 44.2 miles per gallon. During the whole of the test .trip a strong head wirid was encountered. Following are the conditions under which the test was made, and which had to be observed by all Overland agents throughout New South Wales, viz.:— X.—2 gallons of petrol in tank. 2.—Petrol tank and carburettor to be drained and on those cars which are fitted with a tank at the rear,' the vacuum tank is al so to be drained, after which a...
P.P. BOARD TRIENNIAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
P.P. BOARD TRIENNIAL ELECTION. The triennial election o£ the. Goul burn P.P. Board took place ut Goul-" burn last Wednesday, and a record poll was registered. 573 votes were cast, of which 55 wore invalid. Eight boardmen were A-equired. and thirtemi liames went to the ballot. Mr. T. P. Manion topped the i.ioll, and he, together with Messrs. C. 10. Prell and B. C. MoAlister, wore the only sitting members ro-olect9cl. The other five are: Messrs. G. E. Reynolds, J. Foord. M. J. McAlister, W. II. Maynard and B. Hoskins. The "cut out" was celebrated by a dance in the shearing shed, and an ample supply of liquid refreshments. A waltz was in progress when I not iced the "ringer." who had dined not wisely, but too well, pushing liis way in the direction of a couple of "wall flowers." "Where to " r queried. "I'm looking for the 'cobbler,'" he answered as he continued his way. —V.J.C.
'EVERYLADY'S.' A GREAT MAGAZINE FOR WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
'EVERYLADY'S.' A GREAT MAGAZINE FOR WOMEN. Australia is noted for the .high quality of its newspapers; but so far lovers of magazines in Australia make a liabit of reading foreign pub lications. It is refreshing to find that Aus tralia at last has produced a woman's magazine that compares more than favourably with the imported ones, and has a wonderful sale among'Aus tralian women. AVe refer to "Every lady's Journal,' 'the May issue of which lies before us. Any of our women readers who fail to be delighted with May "Ev erylady's Journal" will be hard to please. The May issue of this popu larwomen's magazine has been en larged by sixteen pages and wonder fully improved. With its free patterns, 60 fashion designs, short stories and special ar ticles, it is a wonderful 9d worth for women—96 pages crowded with n least of good things. The strong Australian note in "Everylady's Jour nal" makes it doubly valuable to tlio home-loving woman.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
ruui STOCKS OF THESE ARB NOW COMPLETE AND WE QUOTE w A FEW LINES WHICH WILL STAND COMPARISON: — BLANKETS. WHITE, 54 x 72 ' 33/6 I"' WHITE, 63 x SI 43/6 pr WHITE, 72 x 90 .. .. 52/6 & 59/6 pr WHITE, 81 x 99 .. :V.. .. . 67/6 pr CiREY, 54 x 72 -. ... 29/6 & 32/6 pr GREY, 63 x 81 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 37/6 & 42/6 pr GREY, 72 x 90 .. .. .. "... .. ... .. .. .45/6 & 50/ pr FLANNELS—DARK GREY, SILVER GREY & NATURAL .. 2/11 yd FLANNELETTES, 27 inch. Striped . . .... .... . . . . 1/ yd FLANNELETTE. 31 inch. Striped ..' 1/6 yd FLANNELETTE, 33 inch. Striped .. .... .. .. ...... 1/S yd FLANNELETTE, 36 inch, Striped .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1/11 yd FLANNELETTE, 27 inch, White. .. .. 10id yd FLANNELETTE, 30 inch. White •.•; .. .. .. .. .. .. .; .. 1/3 yd FLANNELET-TE, 36 inch. White .... .. .. .... 1/6 & 1/11 yd DARK GREY STORM FLANNELETTES .. .. .. . . 1/ & 1/6 yd •DRESS FLANNELS, 28 inch. Navy, Brown, Mole. Putty, Mauve, King fisher a...
KEMPTON HOSPITAL SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 9 May 1925
KEMPTON .HOSPITAL SOCIAL. The social on behalf of the funds of the Crookwell and District Cottage Hospital, held at the Kempton Hall on Friday night last, was a big suc cess. The honorary organisers, Miss Doro- &lt; thy McDonald' and Miss Mary Will iams, are deserving of the highest praise for their efforts. There , was a big roll up and a thoroughly enjoyable time was spent by all. The catering was done by Mr. W. Henderson, of Crookwell, and Messrs. Crichton and Redman, of Crookwell, supplied the music gratis, for which the committee express grateful thanks The organisers were greatly helpad by Miss E. Boys. 'Others who con tributed largely to the success of' the fixture were Mrs. Hugh Berrell, Mrs. Nat Croker, Mrs. Harry Seaman and .Miss Ethel Croker. The ladies provided the sandwiches for the supper. It is estimated that an amount in the vicinity of £30 will result from the effort, so that the hos pital funds, with the Government subsidy, should benefit to the tune of abo...