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ROBBERY. MONEY OVER THREE FIGURES TAKEN. LOCAL BOOKMAKER THE VICTIM. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
ROBBERY. MONEY OVER THREE FIGURES TAKEN. LOCAL BOOKMAKER THE VICTIM. With the successful race meeting i come- the crowd of spoilers. Last night a thief, or thieves stole from Mr. Bert. Eggleton a- suit of clothes, containing money amounting to over three figures in cash — princi- pally £10 notes — and some cheques. Mr. Eggleton is a well known local \ bookmaker, and no doubt it - was anticipated that he had had a success ful day yesterday. s - He retired at night to his bed . on the verandah of his cottage in Merri vale Street, hanging his clothes on a chair close at hand. While he slept the thieves worked, and on waking this , morning, Mr. . Eggleton found the money gone.
SECOND DAY. HURDLE RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
SECOND DAY. HURDLE RACE. GREY KNIGIIT,' 9.0 ? 1 NURREDDIN, 10.1 ? '2 MAIDEN PLATE.: First Division. INDUS, 9.0 ? ? 1 KING KERMAN, 8.4 ? 2 .JACK FAUNT, S.3 ? ? -3 Second Division.' ' , DIGIITON DUPE, ? ? ? K1NTAMA, 8.4- ' I . .' ? 1 ? ''2 PERMIT, 8.4 ............ ... 3 TOWN PLATE. TRIPLE, 7.0 1 PIXIE LAD, 0.9 ^ EXCHANGE, 8.0 3 FLYING HANDICAP. -AF.TES, 8.1 :. . . . ... . . . .v. ;.v. . . . 1 CAUTIOUS BOY, 8.9 .v:v;..iv... 2 FLICKER, 9.1 ? ? ? ? 3
TUMUT RACES RECORD MEETING FOR ENTRIES A SUCCESS IN EVERY WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
TUMUT RACES RECORD MEETING FOR ENTRIES .' A SUCCESS IN EVERY WAY.'^' The Tumut Turf.X'lub close their 1924-1925 season. with a brilliant fin ish. The annual meeting, yesterday and to-day, attracted a record number of horses, amongst thehi' some of a high class. Fields in the hurdle races both days were excellent, and also in all flat races. Two horses fell in the hurdle race the lirst ' day— Brltanotte ilrst, and Lord 1'ositnno tumbling Over Jit-r. Broasley 'on the former, had his ankle hurt, and Harry Baker, on Lord Positano, got his ribs slightly grazed by his mount's hoof. This comprised the day's mishaps; otherwise every- . tiling went off splendidly. ' FIRST DAY'S RESULTS, - * First Hurdle Race, 21 miles. NURREDIN , (Broasley) 9.11 .... 1 YAOUK BILL (McHeadwin) .... 2 Only two starters. Betting 2 to 1 on the winner. Won in a canter. Time J-27 1-5. i NEWMARKET HANDICAP, G. fur. AETES (Perry)' 7.11 ? ? 1. CAUTIOUS BOY (Ityan) 8.9 ? 2 VESPUCCI (Simpson) S.ll ? 3 Eight starters. Wo...
SUSSEX STREET. SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
SUSSEX STREET. SYDNEY, To-day. Potatoes, Victorian 7s 3d, 7s Gd. Tasmanian 7s lOd. I Onions 12s. - ' Wlieaten chaff 0s, 7s Gd ; oaten 5s Gd. Gs 3d. Lucerne 5s 9d. Oaten hay, 0s Gd. Lucerne, small bales 0s Od, large 2s j Gd, 3s Gd. Oats, local 2s lOd, 3s 9d. Tasmanian Algerian 3s Gd, white 3s Gd. ' Maize 4s 5d. .. Eggs, unaltered. . Choice wheat Gs 3d, Gs Gd.
HOMEBUSH. SYDNEY, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
, HOMEBUSH. SYDNEY, ToT-duy. Sheep, 20,000, quality fair. The market opened decidedly cheaper for all descriptions of brown sheep. There was not so much demand for lambs. Cattle, 3200, comprising all descrip tions. The early sales were buoyant, with a slight advance for prime light cattle. I
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
OBITUARY. The death occurred last night at tho home of his parents, Newtown, Tu mut, of Leslie James Neddrie, third s-.on of Air. and Mrs. Thomas Neddrie, at. the age of 15 years. The young fel low had been a suiferer from rheu matism for a long time past, and dropsy supervened. The funeral took place to-day for the Church of England portion, of the new cemetery, Mr. II. W. Baker being ? the: undertaker.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
CRICKET. Tlie following players have been selected to represent Tumut against Tumblciig on Sunday next, on Tumut Racecourse wicket for the Potts Challenge Cup. Play to commence at 11 a.m.: C. Barnett, Guy Wilkinson, J. Duff, s. Clarke, E. J. Segal, C. Red ford, C. .Jepsen, W. Hillier, G. 1111 Her, A. Back, J. Back, B, Back (12th) .
BARE SHOULDERS SLEEVELESS DRESSES. AT HOLY COMMUNION. GOULBURN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
BARE SHOULDERS SLEEVELESS: DRESSES. AT HOLY COMMUNION. GOULBURN, Monday. At St. Saviour's Cathedral on Sunday in tho course of his ser 1 mon, Minor Canon Park'es referred to tho sleeveless dresses wow by i sonic young girls at the holy i communion table. i Canon Parkes said ho had gone I from the earfy celebration of Holy | Communion gratified at seeing so many young people present, but largely saddened by the fact that some ! A(mng girls had come to the holy table I in absolutely sleeveless dresses. He could not help seeing that one or two of those dresses had only very I narrow straps across the shoulders, which were. otherwise quite bare. He thought such young people i needed more instruction in reverence i and- what was becoming in the House | of God. ? i He had osberved some- weeks ago I .that Archbishop. Kelly, in Sydney, had complained about the. dresses in which i some women came to Holy Conimun- i ion, and had suggested it might be: ?necessary to refuse the sacrament to ' t...
BANK CLERK MOLESTED. HIT ON THE HEAD. MELBOURNE, To-day. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
BANK CLERK MOLESTED. HIT ON THE HEAD. . -MELBOURNE, To-day. A report has been received by the | police, that two men intercepted Trevor Thompson, employee of the Swan Hill branch of the Bank of New South Wales, and asked him if another em ployee named Comerford was in pos stssion of the back door keys. Thompson refused to disclose the information. ' He was then hit on the head nndv rendered unconscious. On coming to: he- found: lie' had been bound and drugged.. This was- borne out by medical ex amination, as Thompson refused' to state , who his assailants were. No further attempt was made to rob the hank. . ..... .. .. , . j
MUSICAL FESTIVAL ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. FESTIVAL IN SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
MUSICAL FESTIVAL ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. FESTIVAL IN SEPTEMBER. In response to the advertisement for a public meeting to consider the advis ability of holding a musical festival in Tumut, a large number of persons at tended at the Council Chambers on Tuesday evening. These were The Mavor (in the chair), Mesdames. Thompson, Graham, Howard, Elphick, J'.-psen, Deans, Madigan, O'Mara, Bas ;-ett, Misses E. 11. and J. Bridle, IIow I ard, Kinred, Blake, Stacy, Watson, Harris, Snowden, Messrs. Gair, Fleui i ing, Teasdale, Howard, E. Watson, with apologies from Mrs. Stacy, Miss Ella Wilkinson, Mrs. and Me F. Mc t -A lister, Messrs. J. C. Nicholls, Dulfy, and- Heron. After ' preliminary discussion as to the advisability of holding the func tion it was decided to go on with the proposition, and all present were in formed into a general committee, with I power to add to the number. Mrs. Thompson and Miss: E. ..It. Bridle were appointed secretaries pro : triii, with. Mr. S. Fleming treasurer. Th...
THE FAMOUS NEWTOWN BAND [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
THE FAMOUS NEWTOWN -? BAND The attention of our readers is drnwn to the advertisement of the famous Newtown Iiiind. There 'lire 50! valuable prizes being given away, the: total value of which is £4014/14/3.' Thltj, we understand, ia one of the bly guiit art unions ever conducted in the State, The tickets are only Is each, and are obtainable from the - local newsagents and tobacconists. We have seen the list of prizes, and must say that they are remarkably good OliCS,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
OPPORTUNITY 1' THEY SAY OPPORTUNITY ONLY KNOCKS AT YOUR DOOR f $ ONCE, BUT TWICE YEARLY X h THE HOUSEWIVES' OPPORTUNITY. . I IS AVAILABLE AT THE POST OFFICE STORES, TUMUT. I o to fit out the family— renovate the house nnd furnishings, and fnr- | O, 0 nish or rephxee breakages at prlecs. which effect genuine ?arlnss | i-, % ii- BAKER'S SUMMER J * -' X - * - % 1 SALE | IS IN FULL; SWING IN TIIE X- | I DRAPERY AND FURNISHINGS | 1 MILLINERY AND COSTUMES | 1 MEN'S CLOTHING I & BOOTS AND SHOES I X IRONMONGERY AND FURNITURE. $ X Every article in those Departments except a few lines in the S Sr Ironmongery, sueli as wive, netting, jute, oils, kerosene, benzine, S? |- cement, lime, building materials, and similar heavy goods will be -| M. sold at « I 10 TEN PER CENT. 10 | I ? .10 TEN PER CENT. 10 J I 10 TEN PER CENT. 10 I discount for cash, whether marked with' sale tickets ornot-^but tho ♦ ? S bigsavings will ; be - on the : tlious ands of ) pounds ' worths of goods - ? 4 ?X which h...
WOOL DEMAND WIDER FRANCE MORE ACTIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
WOOL DEMAND WIDER , FRANCE MORE ACTIVE. Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd., report:— Competition jiroveil healthier at our S,- dney wool sale oii ;Mdnday, Demand -vas more widely- 'disiribiitcd, ' Friince in particular showing- 'greater eager ness as a purchaser.' 'Yofljshire, Geiv man, Belgian and Italian inquiry was also in evidence. 'Local liianufactur iift «eie also vigorous, purchasers. Japanese deinand, howeyer,''was a shade easier! ! ! ' : Values generally 'ruled ' ifirm ,ati' the reduced- figures evident 'at; tlie latieiv' end of the pnst week. 'Any -lines of fine quality, iii free dr nliar^fee'ijjm-'.' dition still found eaiger' ' inirchasi»rs. Demand generally, however, was more' sound in tone. It is certajnly^tq .be ? hoped that a workable .basis).',_pf ^ r.)\tes has now been reached, prices! are not, 'i up to the expectations of six weeks I ago. But considering the extra weight oi. wool cut by each sheep this season Ibc-y are certainly on -levels wliicli pro- I Aide profitable ret...
BREVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
BREWTJES ! A rcnrln'dcr. — Prlniiiry'' Producer!)' nutting, Saturday morning, in O'Brien's llall. * '» Mr. J. Prowse's El Soult broke down nt the Cootamundfii races, and Mr. Iv. Pearce's Kassava broke down on the Tnnnit racecourse. « * » * At All Saints' Church on Sunday evening the Uector will deal with the subject of gambling, which is at tracting much attention at the present time. «? ' # * « Kecently a Queensland ? school was - closed because a skin disease had broken- out amongst the scholars. The disease was traced' to the vermin para sites of starlings, which built their nests in the scho'ol. It was stnted that native birds were being driven off by these marauders and orchards devas tated. Look out, we have starlings nesting in house-gutterings in Tumut. a « » * Messrs. .T. .T. Sullivan (one time of 'Gundagai Independent' staff) and K. Y. Bankes, proprietors of the '(.'owra Guardian,' have purchased I he plant and goodwill of the 'Car- coar Chronicle,' one of the oldest pap e...
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong Argus, Tumut and Gundagai Advertiser — 19 February 1925
BREVITIES. I 'VVjmU'iI— a bljiek-tracicer to find Tumut's war trophies. -! O ♦ , * ? Mr. Stan. 'Williams, of Tumut,- broke u' 'bone in one of his arms, , whilst cranking up a car n few days ago. »' ? ♦ » Two men are reported to have found peiii-ls in mussels gathered in the 'Murnimbldgeo lliver. ? » * » » Mx\ 'W. iSmith, of Mer vale Street, Tumut, is ill in AVagga Hospital, and we understand Mr.s. Kmith has been called to~lr!s bedside. . ♦ ♦ * * The second Tumut case, G. Skerry v. Cork and Segal, claiming payment for 9000 bricks at £0 10s per 1000 was decided in favour of Skerry. ? * . ♦ * * On Friday a man escaped from the police station at . Echuea, ' Vic. lie was captured some time later in a motor car, which contained, a complete wireless set. _? » * Lucky Toter. — In the Trial Purse at Tumut races on Wednesday the. tote paid 13s first, £12 12s second, and 16s -id third. One man only was on- the1' sccond horse, nnd he scraped in the twelve-twelve. * * * » Owing to the lower rate...