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Think Before You Vote. VITAL ISSUES ARE AT STAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 30 May 1925
Think Before You Vote. VITAL ISSUES ARE AT STAKE. (By M. DIXON.) [The matter contained in the follow ing article is inserted as correspon dence,' and does not necessarily indicate the policy of the paper.] The best possible advice.'that can .be offered country electors who are' ' in doubt sis to how to vote on Way 30th is to do a' littlfe clear thinking before they visit the ballot-box in or der that they may fully grasp the is sues that are at stake. The position in a nutshell is this: Nationalist and Labor Governments have held office alternately for many years, and the result of their legisla tion, so far as the country is con cerned. is reflected in the gradual drift to the city of the young men and women who should andwould, be following in the footsteps of their parents if the prospects looked good enough. Instead , they are congrog in the al ready overcrowded city, following deadend occupations, and often times helping to swell the army of unem ployed. while the country is' c...
(Published by Arrangement). YOUNG GIRLS AND PROHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 30 May 1925
(Published by Arrangement). YOUNG GIRLS AND. PROHIBITION. The St. Cloud,' Minu.V "Daily News" quotes Col'. Willium L, Baker, liead of the Salvation Army's Northern Di vision, and organize); of the Salvation Army Unit in . France during the World War, as saying that:— "Prohibition lias diverted the ener gies' of the Salvation Army from the (1 run Kurd in the gutter to the boys and girls in their teens. "Prohibition has so materially aff ected society that we have girls in our rescue homes who are 14 and .15' years old while ten years ago the youngest was in the early twenties." Last Christinas Day we left a demi john of beer in the shade of a tree on . the river bank. In the afternoon af ter paying one homage-to the demi john, we indulged in a swim. Feeling "dry" as we canie out of the water we. paid another visit to the demijohn, and'.'noticed that we had left the cork out. After the third round the beer supply was getting low and we had to turn the vessel -up' to (ill our jam tins....
COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 30 May 1925
COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL STOCK SALE. Messrs. W. II. Wheatley report hav ing held a very successful special sale of sheep and cattle at the Crookwell yards last Friday, 22nd inst. There was an unusually large at tendance of buyers from Burrowa, Cow ra, Braidwood, Taralga, Goulburn and local centres. 1 Sheep.—4,000 were yarded, and all soid straight out, the bidding being lively from the start to the finish, and prices w;ere much better than previous sales. No good lines of Merino weth ers were offered. Merino ewes, 4 and G tooth, 27/ to 29/; 4 years, 20/ to 2-1/; aged ewes, 11/ to 10/; comeback ewes, to 26/3; Merino weunersf 22/ to 26/; late drop, IS/ to 20/; comeback weaners, to 24/. Cattle.—250 yarded, and all sold, witli the exception of two small yards. Fat Cattle.—Fair yarding. Steers, good quality, £6 to £6/7/6; cowb, £4/10/to £5/15/; heifers, to £5/10/; vealers, £2/16/. Store Cattle.—Steers, 3 years, £4 to £4/10/; 3 years, £2/10/ to £3/5/; poddies, 21/ to 27/; yearlings, 31/ to 4...
WOOL REPORT Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report under date 21st May:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 30 May 1925
WOOL REPORT Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report un der date 21st May:— The London sales closed last week with some slight indications of reviv ing confidence, most lines showing an improvement as compared with op ening rates. If the downward trend of values has been definitely arrested, no doubt the advocates of cessation of sales'will contend that curtailment of offerings has been directly respons ible ' for the buyers' change of front, but proof of the soundness of that theory would still be somewhat diffi cult. It is in any case little satisfac tion to find sales more possible in Lon don, whilst Australian growers, who are anxious to realise on tlieir wool, are .prohibited from testing as to whether similar conditions might not prevail here. Necessarily shipping arrangements liave been all upset by the postpone ment of sales, and as shipowners must keep their boats moving, there is quite a possibility even it sales are resumed early in July, the boats may not be then conveni...
BARRALLIER. (From Our Correspondent). WINTER PROSPECTS BRIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 30 May 1925
BARK&LLIER. (From Our Correspondent). WINTER PROSPECTS BRIGHT. Grass and herbage are shooting nicely ns a result of the recent heavy rain and the mild weather which foll owed. Prospects for the winter are brighter than th'ey were a few weeks ago. MITTAGONG-CAVES ROAD. The Mittagong-Wombeyan Caves Road is now in fairly good order, as the rocks have been picked off, and damages caused through rain have been repaired. About 15 inches of water is now flowing over the cause way at Goodman's Ford. MOTOR LORRY ACCIDENT. A motor lorry carrying a load ' of silver ore from Yerranderie to Cam den got out of control on the Burra gorang Mountain, smashed through the fence and fell down the side of the mountain. Mr. C. H. Grono, the driv er, managed to.jump clear, but the lorry, valued at £1500, was smashed to pieces. It was insured for £1000. Fortunately, another lorry soon same along and Mr. Grono, who was suffer ing badly from shock and bruises, was conveyed to Camden Hospital. '
Is the Country Getting a Fair Deal? (By "Country Elector.") [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 30 May 1925
Is the Country Getting a Fair (Deal? . (By "Country Elector.") • To-day— Saturday, the 30th instant, —the electors o£ New South Wales will be asked to record their votes. These will be given in accordance with whatever political views the elec tors possess. It is to be hoped that whatever party is returned to power that they will -give serious consideration to the advancement of country interests. Promises in the past and during the present campaign by both Nationalists and Labor candidates on the hustings are to give the man on the land and country interests generally genuine consideration if placed in power. These promises have so often been repeated that the average elector only regards them as purely an election eering stunt broadcasted by opportun ists who wish to get into Parliament and draw the £600 per annum and all privileges attached to the job. There is no getting away from the fact that the average politician is not sufficiently patriotic to his country's progress, more ...
Another Pioneer Passes Away. MR. JOHN MISKELLY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 30 May 1925
Another Pioneer Passes Away. MR. JOHN MISKELLY. Another Taralga district pioneer &nbsp; &nbsp; has passed away in the person of Mr. John Miskelly, of Myrtleville, who &nbsp; died at his residence on Wednesday night last after a long and painful ill- ness, at the advanced age of 77 years and nine months. The late Mr. Miskelly, who was born in County Antrim, Ireland, came to &nbsp; Australia when he was only 17 years of age and immediately came to the Taralga district, where he has resid- ed ever since. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; He followed farming pursuits active- ly until a few years ago and was, like many other pioneers of his class that settled on the land in the Taralga dis- trict, an industrious and practical farmer. These types of pioneers, if ever a book of "Taralga's History" is written, are worthy of mention in its pages. As a matter of fact it is the type of men such as the late Mr. Mis- kelly that have made Taralga's name ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
THE SURE SIGN. A dull, persistent pain in the back, an ache that spoils sleep an dis worse in the morning, a sharp, cutting pain wlien bending, is a sure sign of kid ney disease. It is not really the back aching, but the kidneys, which •lie just beneath the small of the back. Doan's Backache Kidney Pills quiclcjy relieve the kidneys and help them to drive out of the" body the poisons which cause backache, urin ary disorders, rheumatism, gravel, stone. The case here given proves that cures are thorough: Mrs. E. Mortimer, Cowper-street, Croolnvell, says: "I am pleased to tell you Doan's Backache Kidney Pills - cured me ol' backache and kidney trouble some three years ago and I ' have ben as right as a bank ever since. Previous to my cure my baclc was very painful and it was only with great difficulty that I could get about. My general health was poor and I often used to feel fit for noth ing. Afriend suggested that I should take Doan's Backache Kidney Pilis, and spoke so highly of the...
(Published by Arrangement.) SEVEN THOUSAND YEARS' GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
(Published by Arrangement.) • SEVEN THOUSAND YEARS' GAOL. In a special article in the New York "Times" A. H. Ulm says that "since * the Prohibition Act became effective 203,GOS cases involving its violation have been brought in the Federal. Courts. The total last year was about 45,000. Fines collected via the Fed eral- courts last year totalled 55,026, 000 and jail sentences aggregated 7, 052 years. "It is estimated that the Federal Government is spending on Prohibi tion enforcement around $40,000,000 a year—several times what was spfent during the first year or two of Prohibi tion. "There is no definite information as to what the States as a whole are spending for the same purpose, but the aggregate probably equals if it does not exceed Federal Government expenditures."
LEFT £23,482. LATE KENNETH McKENZIE'S FORTUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
LEFT £23,482. LATE KENNETH McKENZIE'S FORTUNE. The will of the late Kenneth Mc Ivenzie, grazier, of. The Junction, Ab ercrombie, has, for probate purposes, •been sworn at £23,482. Mr. MeKenzie, who died on April'13 last, at the age of SI years, left his estate for the benefit of his widow and children.
TARALGA ECHO. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
taralga echo. The proprietors reserve to them ! selves the right of omitting advertise1 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. All advertisements charged to ac count must have .ae 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 ar rangement Tor 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 proprietors d...
LIMBLESS MEN. RUGBY LEAGUE REFUSES CONCESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
LIMBLESS MEN. RUGBY LEAGUE- REFUSES CON. CESSION. The Limbless Soldiers' Association express disappointment at the refusal of the New South "Wales Rugby League I to grant it 301 or 40 complimentary ! tickets for matches controlled by the Rugby League. It is pointed out that when Mr. 0. Beyers, secretary of the Limbless Soldiers' Association, approached the | other sporting bodies liis request for | complimentary tickets was immediate ; ly granted, one body apologising for not having thought of the matter be fore. Mr. S. G. Ball, chairman of the management committee of the Rugby League, was favourably inclined, and he invited Mr. Beyers to make appli : cation for 30 or 40 tickets. A week later the following notice was forwarded to' the Limbless Sol diers' Association'by Mr. H. R. Miller, secretary of the'New South. Wales i Rugby League:'— ' "Your letter of the 15th inst., re questing admission to football match es, came before the committee at its last meeting. It was decided to in f...
RICHLANDS. (From Our Correspondent). WEATHER CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
RICHLANDS. ; (From Our Correspondent). WEATHER CONDITIONS. It is many years since this locality has received so many inches of ram in such a short period of-time. There has been nothing else but rain, rain rain, and the average farmer was be ginning to have his doubts as to when it would cease. The fall has, howev er, made farming and dairying condi tions most favourable for the coming season, and land owners generally are optimistic regarding a successful year. Grass is growing slowly and crops sown early are looking well. Cattle and sheep are in good condition and should get through the winter without much assistance. Providence is the best government that the man on the land can look to for success. "500" TOURNEY. The members of the Richlands team who took part in the match against Taralga recently, although defeated by 2S to 11, are very hopeful of re versing this win the next time the two teams meet. Mr. Theodore Corby the captain, considers that some of the Taralga players pos...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
AUSTRALIA'S BEST RESCH'8 Mo D ■ ■ LAGER R B—Resch's Brew—RB fts Excellence is the reason for its popularity - ^ £* YEARS AGO RESCH'S AUSTRALIAN LAGER superseded the imported brands and gave employ- > ment to Australian workmen in its production. Since then RESCH'S have systematically installed every scientific improvement that has eventuated in brewing and bottling Lager; for example, theirs is the only Brewery in Australia to-day that stores its Lager in Silver-enamelled tanks. Best quality malt and hops and highest expert production, together with 25 years successful experience in brewing a Lager specially suited to the Australian climate and most gratifying to the Australian palate, make up AUSTRALIA'S BEST—R B LAGER R 5 is obtainable in Quarts and Pints. Everybody who likes the best Lager drinks R B with maals or as a refreshing thirst-quenchsr at any time
BANNABY. (From Our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
BANNABY. (From Our Correspondent). A large and representative gather-^ ing of. Bullio and Bannaby folk met~ at Mr. Robert Whipp's homestead on 30th May to say farewell to Mr. A. B. Lucas, teacher of the public school-at Bullio, on his departure from the dis trict. Mr. 13. S. Armstrong spoke feelingly and expressed regret, on behalf of Mr. Lucas's many friends, at his de parture. They would miss a good sport, he said, and one who was ever ready to do what he could to advance the interests, of the sommuuity. Mr. Armstrong then called upon Mr. O. Chalker to make a presenta tion to Mr. Lucas from his Bullio and Bannaby friends of a travelling rug. Mr. Chalker also spoke in glowing terms of the guest and mentioned the. regard in which he was held by his. pupils. He then called upon Miss E. Stephenson, who, on behalf of the school pupils, presented their teacher with a handsome pocket wallet. Mr. Chalker expressed the hope that Mr. Lucas would meet with every suc cess in the place to whic...
WIT AND HUMOR. A BIT CLUMSY. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
WIT AND HUMOR. BIT CLUMSY. Edith: "How does Fred make love?" Marie: "Well, I should define it as unskilled labor." * » * . FIXING THE GUILT. , "I'm sorry to liave to do this," said Johnny, as lie spread the jam on the cat's face, "but X can't have suspicion pointing'its finger at me." THE POINT OF VIEW. "Wasn't it disgusting those two boys fighting in the vestibule last night?" - "Depends, darling, whether they were fighting about me or you." • » * WHY? Teacher: ("Now. Patsy, would it be proper, to say, 'You can'.t learn me nothing?' " Patsy: "Yes'm." Teacher: "Why?" ■ Putsy: '"Cause you can't."' • » » LEAVE IT TO PA. ' Venerable Aunt (who is about to depart): "Oh, I do hope I won't miss the train." Little Johnny: "You won't, aunti*, 'cause pa set the clock half an hour ahead." * ♦ * THEN SILENCE REIGNED. "Ma;" roared Mr. Jagsby, "where in the bow-woys is my hat? I can't keep a thing about thiB house. It's a shame the way things disappear without any apparent reason. Now, I'd just l...
POULTRY NOTES. IN-BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
POULTRY NOTES. (By "Orp.") IN-BREEDING. I The majority of poultry breeders , will recollect'that but a few years ago it was of frequent occurrence, to see some breeders advertising as many, as three strains, the object being to con vey the superiority of the triple, al liance. As biological authorities have, through exhaustive experiments, proved the fallacy of this mixing o£ strains, their advice being, when you have a good thing stick to it and make it better if possible. I The continuous breeding of one ' strain only is called. in-breeding, and when done with knowledge and care j the strain can be safely perpetuated without new - blood for many genera ; tious. | Some people imagine that the prog ' eny from a coclc and a number of hens ! would be brothers and sisters, and have some hesitancy in mating them together. , But such is not the fact. They certainly would have the same sire but different mothers, and even these might be very remotely related. From which it will be readily...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
®©©'ds ' OUR STOCKS OF THESE'ARB NOW COMPLETE AND WE QUOTE w A FEW LINES WHICH WILL STAND COMPARISON: — BLANKETS. ' WHITE, 54 x 72 33/6 pr WHITE, 63 x SI 43/6 pr WHITE, 72 x 90 .. .... ' ... ■.. 52/6 & 59/G pr WHITE, 81 x 89 G7/6 pr GREY, 54 x 72 .. .. .. .... 29/6 & 32/6 pr GREY, 63 x SI 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, 3G inch, Striped .. .. .. .. .... .. .. 1/11 yd FLANNELETTE, 27 inch, White .. .. .. .. .. lOJd yd FLANNELETTE, 30 inch,-White .. .. .. 1/3 yd FLANNELETTE, 36 inch, White .. ... .. .«. .. .. 1/6 & 1/11 yd DARK GREY STORM FLANNELETTES 1/ & 1/6 yd DRESS FLANNELS, 2S inch. Navy, Brown, Mole, Putty, Mauve, King fisher and Rose, 3/11 yd. ALSO A SPLENDID RANGE OF DRESS LENGTHS IN FLANNEL, HO...
FARM & STATION. HORSE ASSOCIATION. NEW ORGANISATION PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
FAIiM & STATION. HORSE ASSOCIATION. ORGANISATION PROPOSED. At a meeting between representat ives of the Veterinary Association of N.S.W. and the Commonwealth Clydes dale Horse Society (N.S.W. branch), it was decided to launch a movement for the purpose of forming an associ ation in order to carry out propagan da work in the interest of horse breeders and owners, and to encour age the breeding of an improved stan dard of horse. 'During the course of a general discussion which led to this decision it was reported that a num ber of leading business houses in Syd ney were reverting to horse-drawn vehicles, thereby emphasising the economic value of the horse for certain classes of delivery work. A provisional committee was form ed, comprising Dr. H. R. Seddon, D.V. Sc|( Professor Douglas Stewart, and Mr. J. Clunies Ross (representing the Veterinary Association), and Messrs. J. Macdonald (president), S. T. D. Sy mons. M.R C.V.S., and Thos. Robson (of the Clydesdale Horse Society),...