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Taralga A., P. & H. Society GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING AND SMOKE CONCERT. MEMBERS ENTHUSIASTIC [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
Taralga A., P. & H. Society GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING AND SMOKE CONCERT. MEMBERS ENTHUSIASTIC The 50th annual meeting in con nection with the Society was held in the Federal Hall, Taralga, on Wednes day evening last. The President (Mr. W. M. F. Char teris) presided over an attendance' of between fifty and sixty. Apologies • for non-attendance were received from the following:—Messrs A. B. Pearce (who had met wi.th an accident), Joseph Alders, C. C. Brad bury, T. W. Burge, W. Miskelly and S. W. Craig. . A good deal of enthusiasm marked the proceedings throughout. The key note of the various speakers was to stimulate more interest amongst members and the general public in order that the funds of the Society and the exhibits generally may be in fcreased. There seems to be little doubt, however, judging from the tone of those present, that there will be a decided increase in the directions mentioned. The response for funds by the Pre sident amply bore out this fact, as almost £90 "...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
• PERSONAL Mr. Bede Mooney, o£ "The Ranch" Station, Condobolin, spent a few days in Taralga, returning home on Wednesday last. His many friends were delighted to see him, as Bede was most popular •with all classes of . the community when proprietor o£ the Argyle. Mr. Will Walsh, son of Cr. J. Walsh who is at present an inmate of St. John of God's Hospital, is unite well asain and expects to return home ■on Wednesday of next week.
LIGHTING OF ORCHARD STREET Citizen writes:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
LIGHTING OF ORCHARD STREET Citizen writes:— Sbme time ago the Goulburn press reported that the Jocal Progress As sociation was negotiating with the Muhvaree Shire Council with refer ence to the lighting of Orchard-street It appeared that it would be only a question of time when the Council would carry out this urgent reform. Evidently this matter has been lost sight of. If so this is rather unfor tunate. The Progress Association is to be commended for its efforts in attempting to safeguard the bodily welfare of the community. . The unlighted centre portion of Orchard-street and the intersection of Orchard and Bannaby-street, and, I might also add. the intersection of McArtliur and Bannaby-road. are pos itively dangerous on a dark night, more particularly when the elements are rough. • Surely the Council, in its wisdom, can make provisions for the instal lation of a cheap and effective light ing scheme that would be the means of minimising the present existing danger.
STOCK SALE. A RECORD CREATED. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
STOCK SALE. A RECORD CREATED. Mr. C. S. Bradbury reports having yarded about 400 mixed sheep on Saturday last. • . A pen of young Merino ewes, dry, in the wool, sold 011 account of Mr. Donald Cameron, of Higlifield, York borough, realised "47/6, thus creating a record for Taralga. • Crossbred hoggets brought up to 34/-. Cattle.—About 68 heart yarded, mostly 'springers of only ' medium quality, ranging from £4 to £6. Dry .cows £3 to £4/9/-. Fat cows £7 5/-.
BANNABY. (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
BANNABY. (From Our Correspondent). . Last Saturday's shooting fixture of the Baunaby Rifle Club had to he postponed until to-day, owing to the heavy'rain. Keeu interest is being manifested in the club's doings. Members are particularly keen and practise assid uously. Many-of these w.ill develop into first-class rifle shots. The club is only in its infancy, but the membership roll is steadily in creasing. Intending members would do well by joining up as soon as pos sible, thereby making themselves el igible for the prize shooting which will take place at a very early date. The entertainment held in aid of this cttib a few days agt> was a pro nounced success. There is still much, to be done, but there is a live com mittee on the job, every member of which intends doing his best in the club's interest.
Valedictory & Presentation TO MR. N. H. BENSON. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
Valedictory & Presentation TO MR. N. H. BENSON. At the Rlchlands Hotel, Tarolga, on Saturday night last, a represent ative gathering of townsmen gathered to bid good-bye to Mr. N. H. Benson, who for the past 2J years had been manager of the local branch of the Bank of New South Wales. Mr. H. L. Allnut, who succeeds Mr. Benson, was also a guest. The chair was occupied by Mr. C. S. Bradbury. Others present included Messrs. G. C. Goodhew, Cecil Mooney, T. W. Burge, A. B. Swan, P. T. Moon ey, Jas. Swan, \V. Phemester, H. H. Kennedy, M. S. Viles, Wm. Bradbury, junr., W. J. Jeffery, J. J. Kearney, C. P. Goodhew, Garry Mc Donell, J. J. Francis, W. E. Elliott, J. H. Dale, Eddie Croke, Angus Alders and Roy Menzies. Mrs. E. Croke acted as accompan iste. At the call of the chairman the loyal toast was enthusiastically drunk with musical honours, which opened the proceedings. The toast was followed by a song agreeably rendered by Mr. Eddie Croke. The toast of "The Guest of the Ev ening"...
PARK TRUST. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
PARK TRUST. Mr. J. J. Walsh, acting chairman, and secretary, of the Taralga Park Trustees, Is in receipt of a commun ication from Mr. M. F. Morton, M.L.A. advising.that Messrs. C. S. Bradbury. . J.P.. and G. C. Goodhew have been appointed Trustees in lieu of the late Mr. C'T Ross, J.P., and Mr. D. Case. Also that in response to the request of the Trustees, Mr. H. B. Whiting, J.P., has been appointed an addition al Trustee; Immediately these Trus tees are gazetted steps will be tak en to place the whole management 'of the Parle on a better working basis and safeguard improvements for the' benefit, of the public. Mr. Morton de serves' the thanks of the public of Taralga for his successful effort in getting' the matter finalised, as the position was 6ne of much difficulty and involved endless negotiations with the Lands Department ami other bodies affected. '
A Roslyn Case. ALLEGED BREAKING AND ENTERING. CASE DISMISSED. (Heard before Mr. G. R. Williams, P.M., at the Crookwell Police Court on Thursday last). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
A Roslyn Case. ALLEGED BREAKING AND EN TERING. CASE DISMISSED. (Heard before Mr. G. R. Williams, P.M., at the Crookwell Police Court on Thursday last). Clive Jones, charged with breaking I and entering the shop of Thos. \V. ] Storrier, situated between Roslyn and ! Taralgfe, arid stealing a quantity of goods to the value of £19, pleaded not guilty. Sergeant Riordan (Taralga) stat ed that he interviewed the defend ant (Jones) at his camp, and, asked him where he got the watch, also a quantity of tobacco and cigarettes found there, stating that the goods answered to the description of those stolen from Mr. Storrier, and the ac cused giving no satisfactory reply, was brought to the Crookwell lock-up and formerly charged. Thos. W. Storrier stated that he left his store (which is made of gal vanised iron, and situated about 10 miles along the Taralga railway line) on Saturday, September 20, and on the Monday following he found it had been' broken into a.nd a quantity of goods stolen, inc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
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FORDSON PLOUGHING COSTS 2/9 PER ACRE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
FORDSbN PLOUGHING 2/9 PER ACRE. I wish, to state how pleased I am with my Tractor purchased in 1922. This Tractor has just ploughed over 1300 acres to date, besides go ing over the same ground with har rows and combine, and alo took th# crops off, pulling an 8-feet McKay Header without thq slightest hitch. Five hundred miles have been cov ered over the roughest metal and soft sandy roads, pulling up to four and a half tons; this being tho total cap acity of my waggon. I find the Ford son extra economical on fuel; using a distillate kerosene, ploughing runs into 2/9 per acrc. I have just completely overhauled my, Fordson—more for curiosity than necessity—and felt that I must write and tell you of the fine condition that all the parts are in, and having no mechanical knowledge, whatever be fore owning the Fordson. I have come to the conclusion that this trac tor is almost a super engine, con sidering the work accomplished. You may use this us you think flt. Yours faithfully, H. R. HOD...
WOMBEYAN. (From Our Correspondent). YORKBOROUGH SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
WOMBEYAN. (From Our Correspondent) YORKBOROUGH SCHOOL The following letter has been re- ceived from our live member, Mr. M. F. Morton:— JOHN FLEMING, Esq., Gowan Brae, Via Taralga. &nbsp; Dear Sir, — With reference to pre- vious correspondence regarding the school site which I fixed up for you at Yorkborough, I have not heard from you for some time, so have been under the impression that everything is now settled. At the same time, however, I shall be glad if you will let me know if the school is now in operation and if everything is satis- factory. Yours truly, M. F. MORTON. Much thanks is due to Mr. Morton 'for the trouble he took in this matter, and the school is now open and every- thing is going satisfactorily.
GOLSPIE (From Our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 8 November 1924
GOLSPIE (From Our Correspondent.) Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Marmont invit- ed a number of friends to a social evening in the hall on Thursday ev- ening of last week, and a very en- joyable time was passed. Songs and instrumental items were rendered by Mesdames Edwards, Perfect, and J. A. Marmont', and Mr. Perfect. Dancing and various games were indulged in and a very nice tea pro- vided for all present. Several sheep-owners have com- menced shearing. A flock of wethers owned by Keough Bros., shorn last week, averaged 12lbs. of wool. Weather continues favourable and &nbsp; half an inch of rain was recorded at the week-end. A mission conducted by Father Reginald, of Mary's Mount, was held at the Roman Catholic Church from Thursday till Sunday and the attend- ances were large throughout. On Sunday the church was filled to over- flowing. Mr. George Pearce, of Rockley dis- trict, was accidently killed on Sun- day. No particulars have been re- ceived. I understand the deceased was a cous...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 15 November 1924
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Commercial. WOOL REPORT Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report under date 6th November:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 15 November 1924
Commercial. WOOL REPORT Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., leport un der date 6th November:— Evidently tlie full parity of values established in Sydney last week has been sustained at the current Bris bane series. The maintenance o£ American demand has been a promin ent feature in Brisbane, and now that Mr. Coolidge has been elected President by an unexpectedly large majority, and in the natural course of events a fairly consistent and de finite policy may be forecasted fey the ensuing three or four years in the tlnited States, there is every probability that American operations will prove to be the dominating fac tor in our market in establishing re cord prices for the finer types of Merino that will be available for off ering from now onwards. Quite frankly we consider it would be in the best ultimate interests of woolgrowers as a body if prices were not to soar beyond the existing ex ceptional ruling for typical Austral ian Merino wool of high grade. We have all along, however, fo...
(Published by Arrangement) A MENACE TO THE YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 15 November 1924
(Published l>y Arrangement;) A MENACE" TO THE YOUNG. "It was believed," says the New York Journal, "that Prohibition would , at least end whisky drinking. It was . said 'hopeless alcoholice will get their alcohol somehow, of course. ■Hut tliey will die oft, and then the new. generation: will come up Tree of • whiskv's course/ "It has licit turned out so. : 1 "Thousands of bootleggers have 7croppedi up., taking the places of tens -or thousands .of saloons. And unfor tunately for the Jiext generation, the young, people, girls as well as young ineri. are bootleggers' best custom ers."
Correspondence. Our Great Wealth.—What Rural Industries are Worth.—Sydney Not in the Picture. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 15 November 1924
Correspondence. [It,must be clearly understood that we do not necessarily endorse the views _of correspondents expressed hereunder.—Editor, "Echo." Our Great Wealth.—What Rural Indus tries are Worth.—Sydney Not in the Picture. (BY M. DIXON.) (A Sydney daily, paper, which bat tles hard for Sydney's interests ■ in season and out of season, had a glim mer, of wisdom the other dav—it dis covered that the national wealth of the State was all produced in the country. In a column article in which it declared that Australia's prosperity depended on the three W's—wool, wheat and water—the paper in question did not once men tion Sydney, although no doubt it was constantly in the ' writer's mind. Sydney is always glad to hear that the country is doing well; it-fore tells it liberal soeuriiuc time ahead, and that is practically trie ucginning and end of Sydney's existence. Were it not for the toil ancl self sacrifice of the man on the land, and his open-hearted liberality when mon ey comes his ...
SHOW SOCIETY SMOKE CONCERT. AN ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. PAST REVIEWED FUTURE PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 15 November 1924
I SHOW SOCIETY SMOKE CONCERT. AN ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. PAST REVIEWED FUTURE PROSPECTS. • The' smoke concert which followed the annual meeting of the Taralga A., P. and H. Society on Wednesday of last week: was a most successful function. The toast list was interspersed with items contributed by the follow ing: Miss Cicily Viles, song and dance. This young artist's contribu tion was charming and met with loud applause and a well deserved encore. Mr." Will Keating's mono logue was pleasing and an encore was demanded, as were also the songs contributed' by Messrs. W. J. Sanderson, C. P. Goodhew, Eddie Croke and Theo. Corby. * Messrs. J. H. Dale and Roy Men zies pleasingly rendered cornet so los. Miss Mollie Ward and. Mr. Matfc Finlayson presided at the piano. The President (who presided) said that lie wanted all present zo enjoy themselves. All the Society's prev ious functions of this kind had been successful and instrumental in fur thering • the Society's interests. He trusted that...