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SHORT SERIAL STORY. Her Grace. (Concluded). [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 30 May 1916
SHORT SERIAL STORY. Her Grace. — » — (Concluded). 'No shame should ever have come to you,' hs said. ''You be lieve me, do you not, Joan ?' ? 'Yes,' she answered hurriedly. 'You know I always believed your word I' 'You shall be free before your wedding,' he went on ; 'you shall marry Rostrevor ' legally enough 1 You ought not to have known of my being alive, but I heard you were at Walmsley, and I wanted to see you once again before I died !' 'Before you died !' she repeat ed. 'What do you mean, Ro land ?' ' Im©an,' hs answered, 'that of course I shall die in reality now. Why no; ?' 'But you must not die I You shall not die 1 You cannot take your own life !' 'Why not ?' hs scld aga:n. 'I am a stumbling-block in your way, Joan, and I must be removed !' She gave a little cry. 'It would be wicked,' she said. 'You would be committing a crime against God — and against me 1' 'God will forgive me,' h& an swered, quietly. 'Have you for gotten that 'greater love hath no man than he wh...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 30 May 1916
SATURDAY; JUNE 3. K.gii0WE W ILL sell by auction on SATURDAY NEXT. 3ed JUNE, at 1.15 p.m. I eliarp, on the Premises, the Balance of Mrs. R. M. Higgins' Household Furniture COMPEISING : Wardrobe Sideboard (all cedar), 'extra good Combination Chests Wash Stands Linen Press Extra good Suite of Furniture j Easy Chairs, Tables Beds and Bedding^ Linen and Ware Carpets, Hall Stand — ALSO — Large quantity of Pot Plants First-class Sociable, Pole and Shafts Easy Buggy (would suit lady) And other Articles too numerous to mention All the Furniture is in FIRST-CLASS ORDER and REALLY GOOD. TERMS— CASH. pT* Don't Forget the Time— 1.15 p.m. sharp. H.A.C.B. SOCIETY. i^Look Out for Grand Social — ON — Friday, 16th June. Full Particulars. Later. BERT IRWIN') Hon. W. SPAIN ) Sees. St. Andrew's Church/ BRAIDWOOD. | A SOCIAL [ tlTILLbe held in the Institute Hall on 1 W THURSDAY, 1st JUNE, 1916, at 8.30 p.m., to Welcome the Rev. Mr. and lire. Kennedy. The Parishioners are kind ly invited to attend. All C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
COMMONWEALTH ^K' OF AUSTRAUA^ ? 4i per cent ^R LOAN, t?25. PRICE OF ISSUE, PAR. ♦ ; TOE LOAN IS TO BE UTILISED FOR WAE PURPOSES ONLY, and will take tht term of either . INSCIlIUED STOCK or XREASUUY BONDS, at option pf SabBcriber. ?_'. The above Loan is issued under ACT OF. TXBLUMENT of the Oomiuonwealth ot Australia. authorising the TREASUHEIt to borrow £50,000.000, ftud both CAPITAL and INTEREST will be a CHARGE on the CONSOLIDATED KKVENUE of the COMMONWEALTH. BONDS and TRANSFERS FREE of COMMONWEALTH or STATE STAMPi)UTY and INTEREST FRKB OF INUOMF. TAX. x ' ? . STOCKS or BONDS will be accepted at PAR In payment, of Commonwealth PROBATE and SUCCESSION DUTY The SLouk is an authorised TRUSTEE INVESTMENT. TREASURY BONDS issued in dennminacions of £10, £100, £500, and £1000, or STOCK INSCRIBED in amounts of £100 and multiples of £10 ovpr £100. REPAYABLE AT PAR ON 15TH DECEMBER, 1926. INTEREST PAYABLE HALF-YEARLY. A'. FULL HALF YEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAYABLE on 15th DECEMBER. 1910. ' IN...
THE ADVERTISING CONTROVERSY. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
THE ADVERTISING CONTRO VERSY. In., connection with ? tin recent discussion in t\v2 Shire Council in regard to advertising rates, when it was stated that , the 'Review's' account for certain advertising1 was Jow?r than that of, our contemporary, an insinua tion is now 'made that we have not charged tho ' Council the N.S.W. Country Press Association rate. This is absolutely incor roct. W'3 have, and always have don?. Our account for the adver tising in qur?.ation amounted to £f- 15s 6d against our contempo rary\3 charge of £7 16s. This was calculated at the rate of 3s per inch, except in the case of one advt. in December last year, char ged at the rate of 3s for the first and 2s for each succeeding inch, which was the aforesaid As sociation's rate at that time, spciation's rate at that time. The alteration in the scale rates came into force on January 1st this year. With the exception that our contemporary charged the new rate for the advertisement in December, our account was based u...
SHACKLETON SAFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
..- SHACKLETOX SAFE. . ? £ The New^Zaaland 'Daily Chron icle' has published a. message from Sir E. Shackleton, dated Port Stanley, Falkland Islands, 31st, rs follows :— 'I have arrived here. The Endurance Avas crushed in UiS middle of the Wedlell Sea on October 27, 1915, and drifted April, 1916: We landed on Ele phanr Island on April. 16. I left oh the 24th, leaving 22 men in a hole in- the ice cliffs, and pro ceeded for help to South Geor gia with five men in a 28ft boat. At the time of leaving the is land all were well, but there was nrgent need of rescue. — (Sig- ned) Shackleton.' - Mr. Malfoii is perturbed at the hostile criticism recently, levelled at- the. Common wealth Arbitration Court. He defends the , Court, and resents Mr. Cook's assertion that 'the principles of arbitration had gone' 'overboard.' ?? The Federal revenue for. May shows *an 'increase ' of £500,000 over tha. corresppuding month of * last jear. ; ,^, .
RESIDENCE UNDER THE LAND ACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
RESIDENCE 0OTER ^HE LAND The residence conditions un der our Land Acts are both per plexing and ridiculously unfair. The confusing part -of the busi ness, is that different conditions attach to different classes of hol dings. For instance, if the hol der of a conditional purchase de sires ro ruini ins condition or residence attaching to it on an other holding, he is not permit ted to do so unless the latter is classed as a holding under the Crown Lands Act. A freehold which has been a C.P. is regar ded as such a holding. On the other hand an auction purchase ?? IP not. At last week's meeting of the Board the holder of C.P.1 applied to perform the residence attaching k to the former on a freehold block which had been purchased at auction, and on which he had resided practical ly all his life. He was refused permission because- the law was right up against him. The hol der of a Grown' L^ase and several other tenures under the Land Act arc not only permitted to carry out, residence con...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
spoeiing; , The A.J.C. Winter Meeting commenced on Fr.i^ay. '?'. Twelve' started for the ymirdles, Jack Rice being favorltev 4t- 5 to 2, with' Lempriere next Jn demand' at 6, while Gazorous was at 7; 10 to 20 to 1 otkenj. Cumber was at 10 to 1. A J.I., who was at 14 to 1, won from Jack Rice, who had- Cumber ;at his girths. Cumber was in a prominent po sition throughout. Another 14 to 1 chance in Mythie accounted for the Novice Handicap, for which a big field ;stripped. Fizzing (12 to 1) was second, and Tartan's Double (10 to 1) third. Wadden, who was equal favorite with Briarberry at 3 to 1, won the First Steeplechase, Briarberry be ing second, and Busra third. Bruck (12 to 1) was first home in the Nursery Handicap, Miss Tres sady (8 to 1) being second, and Knight O' Re?l (6 to I) third. In the July Stakes Three was favorite at 11 to 2, Lady An tonio and Inia being next in de mand at 7 to 1; then followed Delara at 8, Nombi and Purdey 10, Huth waits 12, 14 to 20 to i others. Three w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
DENTISTRY. R. N.- BUIiL, Surgeon Dentist, Koomli,' Duncan-et. West, Braid wood. HOUBS : 9 a.m. to 6-p.m.j Saturdays 9 a.m. to i p-^-s suiiday8 and Hohday8 by appointment only. ARALUEN visited third Tuesday and Wed nesday of each month. : SKLLIGEN : Dboembbb 7t6, 8th, 9th. frawafree, Captain's Flat, Jerange, and Nerriga Tisited Quarterly. ' LEGAL. B. J. ROACH, gOf JGITOB. : TS now rarryingon tltf biiMnew of the J_ LATE W. L. FJELL, of Braidwood . under the sMe of ? . . V ?.?;?: FELL, WANKING AMD ROACH. OFFICE : Literary Institute Buildings. '; ALL GOtJRTS ATTENDS!?, Advances arranged on AppBOve^ Sefeu^tieB Loral Agent Booth British Inpura^ce Co. 1 Telephone 47. ' ' ' . ' ^ —»?- WE cordially invite correspwdence tronc our friends throughout $he District ttpon all mattere of public or ,&sal.-.-ilitereBt IVe SeBlre id male, J^^&»* «S»Wb wA complete record of all district ne\re. A.W contributione.liowever, must bear the name andaddress of the writer, not necessar ily for ...
HOLD-UP IN MELBOURNE.. CLERKS ATTACKED. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
HOLD-UP IN MELBOURNE., CLERKS ATTACKED. An*. audacious attempt at rob bery was made in Spencer -st. on Wednesday morning. Two postal clerks, James M'Cartriey, 27, and Robert John Hughes, MG. were attacked while in charge of a bag containing £1865, mostly in notes, x representing the fort nightly pay of. the staff em ployed, at the new. postal* build ings in Spencer-street. Messrs. Hughes and M'CarMiy were re turning from the Commonwealth . Bank. Hughes carried the bag, while McCarthy,, armed with a revplver, acted '.as eacpjrt; Short ly after leaving the * tram at Spencer-street to . walk to the postal buildings, * 50 yards dis tant, M'Carthy received a stun ning blow on the back of the head with some hard 'instrument, immediately followed by a blow in the face, and he reeled back. The attack was so sudden and unexpected that he ,had no op portunity of drawing his revol; ver, Meanwhile the second as sailant had made a determined effort to sequi-e tho- -bag carried by M'Cartney's com...
OUR WOOL TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
OUR WOOL TEADE. At the time of .Writing no ex planation lias, been vouchsafed by the Federal authorities as to their reasons for prohibiting the ex port of wool from Australia to countries other than Great Bri tain. That they have some sub stantial reason for adopting such -m extreme measure ? may be fair ly taken for granted. What it is will sooner or later be disclo sed. Meanwhile an article ap ' pearing in an influential trade paper may possibly account for the milk in the coepanut. This points out that the British Go vernment has not been I very suc cessful in its management of the large quantities of wool goods; purchased since the commence ment of the war, and it goes on to say that 'the measures that are hanging over the head of 'h« industry are the -direct out- ^ come of the defects* of the^ast.'- it is suggested that these new 'measures will take 'the form of ? controlling prices. At any rate,; the authorities have been busy' collecting information as to the; cost -)f every...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
With its brass-mounted corners and clasp over locks, ' ?-, ' ' * Behold Belinda's huge bridal-day box ! On raising the lid, enchanted, you'll eeo Snowy billows of beautiful lingerie. A silken-crepe kimino, broidered with doves! White Batia clippers, stockings and gloves ! And 6afe in a corner, sound lungBvto ensure, A big bottle of Woods' -Peppermint Cure. The war pensions for which the. Commonwealth is liable are stea dily growing.* During May 2155 fresh .pensions i were j granted.
BRITISH FRONT. FORTNIGHT'S HAPPENINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
BRITISH FRONT: FORTNIGHT'S HAPPENINGS. TJiougji no official news is giv en of the fighting on the Austra lian front, and the Australians are not mentioned infSir Doug las Haig's communiques, the fol lowing is a complete record of the happenings' on the' entire British front in France and Flan ders during the past fortnight, in which the Australian section of ths line has taken a full and active share, as shown by the casualties already published in Australia. The most active centres of the fighting have been Souchez Vil lage and Vimy Ridge. The fury of the artillery attack at Arimy has not been equalled ' since September. During the bombard-, ment on the 21st -smoke and dust could be seen for miles. All subsequent fighting occurred in a cloud, which sornstinvrs obliter ated the front trenches. The enemy concentrated 100 batteries on a small fr-on^. wiping oik thn trench, and the German infantry had little to face except our barrage 'tire. During the 22nd and 23rd our patrols at Vimy...
GALLIPOLI. STORY OF EVACUATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
GALLIPOLI. STORY OF EVACUATION. - ? ? — Mr: Ward Price, official press correspondent, with the British Mediterranean forces, sends a de tailed' story of- the .evacuation of Anzac and Suvla. He states that Sir Ian Hamil ton estimated the^ probable cost of .(.lie operation at 40,000 casual ties. Other authorities .directly responsible thought 15 per cent. of the British force. Lord Kit chener after his visit, however, was optimistic, and said, 'If the Government decides upon the evacuation we, .will just- slip, quietly away.'' General Bird wood was also sanguine — giyen fine weather and plenty of trans ports. . . , ._ ? ? Mr. Wa'rd Price gives General Birdwood the chieicredit for or ganising ths 'withdrawal.
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
cb^IMERCfAL. '; Joh n Bridge '& Co., Ltd., report : Homebusfy Skies. — On Monday, 29th iyt,, only about $009 she ejfe ?were yarded. In consequence of this short supply the market showed ~ a decided improvement, ranging from Is to is €d^-: per head. The vardinsr on Thursday last, totalling upwards iof 23,000, evidently proved beyond require ments. ' Opening sales were firm,' but at rates showing a 'decline equal to the improvement of the ' previous Monday. Well-grown quality lambs were again in good demand, and the prices realised for these were most satisfactory. Limited supplies of sheep are ?showing ahead, and point to pre sent improved rates being more than maintained. Thursday's supply of cattle was more than anticipated, - and evidently proved beyond buyers' requirements Op ening sales showed a decline of £1 and upwards, and this tone prevailed throughout. The Australian, Mercantile. 'Lund- .and .Finance Company, Ltd:, report: — Since the previous, wool sales at 'the en...
Great Naval Battle SERIOUS LOSSES ON BOTH SIDES. ENEMY BOLTS BACK TO PORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
Great Naval Battle SEEIOUS JjOSSES-ON BOTH '.''-..'. ? SIDES. ., . ENE&fiT $QLTS BACK TO POET. The Admiralty on Friday made the following1 announcement : Oft rlie Jutland coast on the after noon of May 31 the battle crui sers Queen Mary, Indefatigable, and Invincible, and the cruisers H.M.S. Defence and Black Prince were sunk. H.M.S. Warrior was disabled and was abandoned. The destroyers Tipperary, Turbulent, Fortune, Sparrowhawk, and Ar dent were .'lost. Six others are an accounted for. The enemy losses were serious. At Ieastt a battle cruiser , Was destroyed,* and - one severely damaged.- A .battleship is reported to have been sunk by. destroyers during a night, attack. Two light cruU sers were disabled and probably ;sunk. The exact number of en emy destroyers lost cannot be ascertained, but it must, have been large. . : , 1 A further Admiralty report sta ies ?: — No British battleships or light cruisers .^qrs sunk. ; The British -warships on which tfe brunt, of the fighti...
WAR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
wij(^ \ Paris ttiessago states that jGermaas *e° hurrm^SOp 000 Sis of th« lar^eStcaLibre da. Ton thV narrow section he Ween-thfi west bank of ?' the Meuss and a point north-east -of wort Honime. , ? . . - It is computed that sines Feb Miarv 2 the , Germans have fu:;I-,f ,,n on' the Verdun front j ncariy a million men. ! A semi-official message states I that ths Germans are apparently renouncing all hope of taking tbe ! fortified zone between Avoucourt I wood and Hill 304. They will now seek another passage in I the Chattancourt district. We have [ eased the enemy's pressure on iort Homme. i French communique states : The most violent bombardment took place all night long at Mort Homme. A German attack at 8 o'clock at . night on the eastern slopes was repulsed. In the House oC Commons Mr. j. Dillon (Nationalist) appealed Irish prisoners. Mr. Asquit^said the Government's policy was to us? isnisncy and clemency con sistent with the vindication of rho law 'and the prevention and recurre...
THE VERDUN FIGHTING. "A SIGHT TO MAKE ANGELS WEEP." [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
? ;;j ;? the 'ywmim fightingT 'A SIGHT TO ?* MAKE ANGFu „ WEEP.' B .. Incidents of ihe fighting ronnd Vjrdun. ,arn; graphically describ ?*d. by M, Pierre le Constans, who before joining his reginien was employed as French corr* spendent in a Birmingham hous« He.says;— \ V We have just come through ten of. the most awful days of long nightmare of blood and, slaughter ; sights everywhere to make the angels weep and de mons laugh/ The pitiless slaugh ter is ? indescribable, and would not be believed unless seen Be I fore our second-line trench close to the village of Douaumont the German dead were stacked jn heaps, and over and over again German progress in their mad rushes .has' been - brought to a I stop by the impossibility of mo ving over the 'ihoundis of dead I that encumber the ground. One 1 regiment that, set out to carry I our position with 1230 men lo-:t I ov,m* 600V in killed and wounded I in less than half an hour, and I another 340 went down bafore I our trench was reached....
Wool Again Held Up! NONE FOR OUR ALLIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 6 June 1916
Wool Again Held Up ! NONE FOR OUR ALLIES. With characteristic watchful ness, John Bridge and Co. have lost, no time in revealing what, in their opinion, is the real sig nificance of the severe embargo, upon wool for .(exportation to any territory outside the United King dom, announced bv the Minister for' Customs in Monday's press. G&heral feeling throughout the trade would seem to be exceed ingly -apprehensive that this lat est prohibition will have the ef fect of handing over our wool product to the tender mercies of the Bradford man, who would then have it in his, power to ab solutely control prices. Interview ed in regard to the situation, John Bridge and Co. expressed the opinion that the restriction up- - oji the export of all wool to ports outside the United King dom was probably the result of what had. followed upon the re solution passed some. few, months ago by the Wool Committee of ths Bradford Chamber of Com merce. It was then resolved to approach ths Trade t Dep...