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MISSING WILL. IN TESTATOR'S COFFIN. SEARCH ENDS AT GRAVESIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
MISSING WILL. IN TESTATOR'S COFFIN. SEARCH E^IDS AT GRAVESIDE. An extraordinary story comes from Enfield of a missing will that was found buried with the body of the man who made it. Arthur William Apsey died sudden ly at Enfield last week. Ho had made a will, involving a large sura, but, although the context was known to his relatives and his solicitor, the ac tual document could -not be l'ound. Apsey had been known to do pecu liar .things, and after a thorough search had failed to reveal any trace of the missing will, the relatives ap plied for permission to open the grave at Rookwood. This was done in the presence of a party of grave-diggers, a representa tive of the solicitor, and members of the Lidcombe police. When the coffin was unscrewed the missing will, along with several pound notes and a pair of spectacles, was found in the pocket of the dead man's pyjamas. The will was damp, but on being dried, was quite legible. The solicitor took charge of it. This incident is stated ...
PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
PICTURES. A good programme was shown to a full house on Saturday night last. Tom Mix in "Ladies to Board" was enjoy ed by the audience. .Tlie popular Tom was left a boarding liouse and was compelled to rim it. He encountered many difficulties which were full of ; humor. "Environment" was another picture, in which Alice Lake and Mil ton Sills assume the leading roles. The picture reveals a story of the under world of Chicago in which crime is depicted. The acting of the leading artists "was first-class. v
HER NEW TASK. WOMAN MEMBER'S HOPE. THREE REFORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
HER NEW TASK. • WOMAN MEMBER'S HOPE. THREE REFORMS. "The very first thing I intend to do when 1 reach the Legislative Assem bly," said Miss l'reston Stanley the other night, "is to move for the appoint nient of a commission to inquire into the appalling loss of mothers in our community. "The second commission 1 want is one to inquire into the causes of the needless waste of child life. "And the third is to press on and secure an Act for the segregation of feeble-minded persons. "I consider that if a woman achiev ed these three things in the life of one Parliament she would be doing more than had been done in a genera tion of Parliaments." Miss Stanley, however, does not want to be known to the people of New South Wales as a legislator with a few views, even if good'views, on a few subjects. She has very strong views on all current politics of the day. "Although T believe," she said, "that women inherit a body of inter ests that men only partially share, and while I am convinced thes...
THE HUMAN FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
THE HUMAN FISH. An Englishman, meeting an Amer , lean, remarked: "Why is it that you Americans pride yourselves on being such fine story-tellers? I will bet you a soverign I can beat any story you can produce." The American replied: "I am not very much on stories, but 1 have a friend at the Hotel Metropole who is. If he will join me 1 will take the bet." They went to the hotel, found the friend, and made the bet "Go ahead; tell your story," said the American. The Englishman said: "I waB one time a passenger on a Cuna"rd ship en route from Liverpool to New York. When about half-way .over the look-out one morning spied a black object on the starboard bow. They soon made it out to be a man, swimming. The ship was stopped, a boat lowered, and, reaching the man, an attempt was made to take him in to the boat. But the man declined With thanks, saying, 'Oh, no, I am swimming on a wager from New York to Liverpool; give me a drink of whisky, and expect to see me when you arrive.'" The Americ...
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
HERE AND THERE. The-results of the election point to ' one fact—that the anti-Labour follow ers should come to some understand ing in marshalling their forces. The attitude taken up by the Progressives in fighting solos made a "considerable difference. • » * ;A regrettable feature of the election is that, to all appearances, Mr. M. F. Morton, who represented Wollondilly in the last Parliament, will he unseat ed.: * * * : Mr. Morton, while representing Woll ondilly in the Assembly, worked ac tively for his constituency in all lo cal matters. f • • « . It appears that Miss Preston Stan ley who polled 7664 for Eastern Sub urbs, will he the first lady legislator to take her seat in the N.S.W. Assem bly. • • » The recent floods have been respon sible for considerable damage to roads and bridges in and around Braidwood. » • » Although in previous years flood waters along the Murrumbidgee have reached higher levels than on tho pre sent occasion, never before has such devastation been wroug...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
Our Unique Cross Word Sale IS NOW IN FULL BLAST t Another Stupendous Bargain Event for the People of this District. A Supreme EffOrf, to clear the whole of our present season's' stocks of Ladies'and Children's Wear, Fashion Goods, Dress Goods, Hosiery, Boots and Shoes, Haberdashery. Men's ind Boy's Clothing, Mercery, Household Drapery, Floor Coverings, Soft Furnishings, Stationery, Paper Hangings, And last, but not least, Household Hardware of Every Description. Ruthleiss Reductions in Winter Goods with the'Winter in front, of you. The immense savings you can make will pay you over and over again to come specially to Goulburn lor this unique money saving opportunity, but if that isn't convenient, do the next best thing and that is Ask us to send you one of OUR HUGE SALE PRICE LISTS. Order from it without the slightest mis-giving. You're on solid ground—we're behind the quality and true value of every article we sell—Sale time or any other time. If you don't like what we send you . r...
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. Pitt, Son and Badgery, Ltd., report under date 29th May:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. Pitt, Son d,nd Badgery, Ltd., report under date 29th May:— From reports received ■ from oversea it is obvious that mqjiufacturers are working on their accumulated stocks, which are of varying extent and so 011 the- average there are not heavy sup plies await ing consumption it cannot be long before further large quantities will be needed to keep the wheels turning. Evidences are not wanting that were sales in progress at the moment for execution at prices which would show a distinct improvement on the levels which were current here at the last auction held, and it is to be hoped the position will gain strength during the remainder of the recess. We think there is justification for a hopeful view to be taken of the fut ure. Not that any boom'in prices will take effect, but a stabilisation at a level that will provide remunerative returns for growers. With the pros pect of another Targe clip shortly to be shorn and a considerable carry over of last season's wool, the...
STATE ELECTIONS. PROBABLY LABOR GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
STATE ELECTIONS. PROBABLY LABOR GOVERNMENT. Reviewing the results so far to liand of Saturday's polling it would appear that the Labour Party has secured a decisive .victory. Of course many thousands of absent and postal vates have yet to be counted, in addition to the distribu tion of preferences. Should the final figures give to! Mr. Lang the Treasury benches he will be called upon to find a speaker. He may follow the precedent of entic- i ing one of the Opposition to fill this position, otherwise he will be forced to nominate one from his own side which, of course, will weaken his al ready narrow majority further. However, should Mr. Lang form a Government he may rely on the fact that the Opposition will assist him to carry on provided sane legislation is advanced. Amongst the casualties are men who .cau ill be spared from the Legislat ure. Men of ripe experience and sound balance, of whom may be men tioned Messrs. M. F. Morton (Wollon dilly), Perdriau, Levy (late Speaker), and D...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
GQLDSBROUGH, MORT & CO. Ltd., SYDNEY^j WOOL & PRODUCE BROKERS, FAT STOCK SALESMEN STOCK &' STATION AGENTS LIBERAL ADVANCES HIGHEST PRICES AND PROMPT RETURNS Wrlf t»r WAVBILL8i LABELS and MARKET REPORTS. K- do L. OUDMOREf Managar. CHAS. HOPE, Asst. Manacer. Radiola. Wireless lR.eceivirag> Sets BUILT BY TIIE AMALGAMATED WIRELESS (AUST.), LTD., THE PIONEER WIRELESS ORGANISATION OF AUSTRALASIA. LATEST PRICE LIST. RADIOLA CRYSTAL RECEIVERS .. £3/15/, £5/12/6 RADIOPHONE TWO-VALVE RECEIVERS, £15, £22/16/6, £24/10/ MARCONI PHONES .. .. £25, £26/13/6 RADIOLA FOUR-VALVE SETS £47/10/, £58 RADIOLA SUPER SIX VALVE SETS, complete, including Loud ' Speaker, £90, £91/10/. RADIOLA 'SUPER, in Sheraton Cabinet, making a fine piece of fur niture for the home, £140, £141/10/. The Radiola Super (Six Valves) is the last word in Radio and in corporates the most advanced ideas of the science. No outside, aerial or earth wires need be used with these sets and will give equally as g...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
Ill the early days of its advent ! Its dominion was small we'll allow, But it , blazed its fame and endeared \ ' its name— 'Tis ia world-wide remedy now. Every mother in Christendom knows it For the colds which her dear ones endure, And extols it for.all that she owes it Prized "Woods' Great Pcpiieruiint Cure.
RABBIT SKINS. Schute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report under date 28th May:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
RABBIT SKINS. Scliute, Bell & Co., Ltd., report un der date 28th May:— An irregular market ruled at to day's sales, and bidding throughout the auctions was dull and spasmodic. This was particularly noticeable for aut umns and incoming skins, which com prise nearly 50 per cent. o£ the cata logues. 1st incomings, 1st does and racks were most affected by the weak er market, and were often 4d to Gd per lb' lower. Winters, 2nd incomings autumns, 2nd does and kittens also showed a decline of Id to 2d, whilst damaged, on the other hand, was gen erally dearer. On the whole, the mar ket ruled 3d to 4d per lb lower. Printed and Published by Robert John Winning, of "Taranaki," Marsden-street, Crookwell, for the Proprietors, It. J. Winning & Son.
FAT STOCK MARKET. THURSDAY'S SALES. Pitt, Son and Badgery, Ltd., report under date 29th May:— [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
FAT STOCK MARKET. THURSDAY'S SALES. Pitt, Son and Badgery, Ltd., report under date 29th May: — Cattle.—3400 head yarded, aggregat ing 6100 "for the week, largely con sisting of plain and inferior descrip tions, though the average quality was somewhat better than oil Monday. There was a representative attend ance of buyers but unless for prime cattle, wh'icli were in keen demand at late improved rates, competition was irregular and the market weaker with out being quotably lower. Sheep and Lambs.—17,000 penned, being 3000 fewer than were drawn for, aggregating 25,400 for the week, good to prime descriptions preponderating. Market opened to a full attendance « of buyers at values about on a par with last day's average rulings, but competition was irregular andval ues were for the most part a little lower. OUR QUOTES. Prime Beef Only: Choice light steers abt. 3G/ per lOOlbs; prime medium weight beef abt 32/ per lOOlbs; prime heavy beef abt. 30/ per lOOlbs; prime cow beef abt. 27/G per ...
BAND RECITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
8AND RECITAL. On Wednesday next, at the Federal Hall, the Taralga. Band will give a recital, and a clance will follow. The fixture is in aid of the Stan Home benefit fund, a very worthy object. Jim was ill, so ill in fact that one' night after dark a grand coffin a: rived and was stored in a shed till required. But instead of dying he made a speedy recovery and married soon after. "When the twins arrived (he cqfliii was converted into a cradle. The handles made excellent Tattles.— V.J.C.
IS DANCING AN ART? [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
IS DANCING AN ART? Yes! Dancing is an art. And since dancing is an art, to be popular it must have a rliytlim and motion which will express the feeling o£ real danc ing. Dancing is built of rhythm, and mo: tion, a rhythmic rising and falling like the smooth undulations of a quiet sea, and the steps in dancing occupy an equivalent position as do notes 111 music. But, since a series of notes does not necessarily mean music, ,sp a series of steps will not make a dance unless they are clearly com bined and gracefully executed. Also, unless they have rhythm and motion the dance will be void and- meaning less. In other words, it will lack "life." Once a beginner has acquired a certain facility he should realise that steps are only a means to an end, and to get' real satisfaction he must think —just as a skater does—of the curves which express what the "true" dan cer feels,- and the steps should be used to display a curve rather than a-ser ies of leg movements. The sweeps and curves of mod...
THE STATE'S REVENUE. BIG FIGURES. SURPLUS WILL BE CONSIDERABLE MR. LANG'S NEST-EGG? [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
THE STATE'S REVENUE. BIG FIGURES. SURPLUS WILL BE CONSIDERABLE MR. LANG'S NEST-EGG? With the expiry of 11 months of the current l'maneial year, the State Gov ernment accounts exhibit a healthy condition. The principal feature is the big in crease in revenue, which, at £34,420, 071, shows an increase' of £3,511,877 over that for the similar period of 1923-24. Expenditure also has in creased, but only to the small extent of £224,393 in a total of £34,640,995. The excess of expenditure over rev enue to May 31 is £220,324, or £3, 2S7.4S4 less than the excess shown at even date last year. With further collections of income tax to be placed to the credit side of the account be fore June 30, the year is likely to close with a considerable surplus. WHAT WILL SURPLUS BE? Receipts from income tax during May amounted to £943,164, bringing the total of collections for the 11 months to £3,251,320. The official es timate of income tjix revenue for the whole year was set down at £4,500, 000. If th...
CLEARANCE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
cIeARANCB SALE. Mr. Chas. S. Bradbury (auctioneer) announces in our advertising columns that he will conduct a clearance sale o£ furniture and . effects on Monday next at 2 p.m., under instructions from Mr. D. Cosgrove, at his residence, "Grinding Stone."
CROOKWELL SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
CROOKWELL SALE. AV. H. Wheatlev reports: Small yardng o£ both sheep and cat tle on 29th May. Sheep.—Merino wethers, 30/; aged Merino ewes, 5/G to 11/; aged come back ewes, to 14/G. Cattle.—Fat cows to £5; steers, 3 vears, £4 to £4/10/; 2 years, £2 12/6 to £2/15/; yearlings, 35/; .'dry cows, to £3/5/; one': extra •good springer, £12; others, £4/10/ to £6.
TERRIFIC SMASH. ON GOULBURN ROAD. CAR AND DRAY COLLIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Taralga Echo — 6 June 1925
TERRIFIC SMASH. ' I ON jSOULBURN ROAD. CAR AND DRAY COLLIDE. A terrific collision between a horse-drawn dray loaded with wood and a motor car occurred ■on the Goulburn Road, just near ' near Warne-street, Crookwell, on / Wednesday night last about 6.45. Fortunately no one was injur- • ed. That such is the case, how ever, is a miracle. Mr. L. W. Laverty received a call that a car had run out of petrol along the Goulburn Road, and, accompanied by Mr. Garnet Webster, he set out in a new .Buick—which had only arrived that afternoon—with a tin of petrol aboard to replenish the empty tank of the stranded car. When just past Warne-street the car crashed into the rear of a horse drawn dray loaded with firewood. It is said that the dray was not vis ible until it was too late either to ■ pull up the car or avert a collision. It is also stated that the dray was without a light. Mr. V. Whitehorn was the driver. He is U wood carter and has a depot at Bast Crookwell, and was making for same when ...