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A RIVER TRAGEDY. A LINESMAN DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
. ( A LINESMAN DROWNED. / , A sensation -was felt In town on Friday afternoon last when it became known one of the teleyi, graphic linesmen had been drowryv^l in the river. Hit name was Sa^lW Stewart, from Walgett, and V '&M^P only been working ^6™poraj^r^e(j'jo Wellington. At first it was that the man had fallen from®^|l(P^ railway bridge into the Macquarie, but inquiries ascertained that this was not the case. It was difficult to gat really precise particulars, but it appears that a party of linesmen were working on the line at the bridge. Archie Lee was in charge, and besides the deceased there were Charles Grill and Joseph. Shiels on the job. It seems that Stewart had the task of taking the line over the stream, and wras, so it was said, advised not to do so, when he pro posed to swim across, drawing the wire after him. He entered the river from the north side, however, and appeared to be going along al right for some time. Indeed, he was "bailed by Lee, who asked him ho...
WOOL SALES [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
WOOIi SALES > Messrs. Winchcotnbe, Carson and Co. report having sold five thousand five hundred bales of ^rool on * Tues day last. Prices for all wools show improvement with the exception of very short, dusty lines. We ob tained 18fd for merino fleece from !New Engln.nd district and for H. Warner, Cooks Gap, 17|d, Herbert E. Jones, Binnaw.ay, 15|d; John J. Blackburn, Mundooran, 15jd; Albert •f-. Fisher, Quamboiie, 13j?d; J. Green, ! Quam bone, 12 yd.
THE GILGANDRA WEEKLY Gilgandra, Friday Jan. 21, 1916 NEW GROUND GUARANTEE WHEAT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
■ J (GUgahdra, Friday Jan. 21f 191B NEW GROUND. GUARANTEE WHEAT Mil. .N. W: Farrand, agent for Messrs. James Bell and Co., has re - ceived the following letter from his firm-—;"As there appears to be still a good deal of m i s u n d er s ta n d in g re. yarding the procedure to be adopted, fox farmers securing payment for guaranteed wheat, "*ve again address 'jfov. under this heading. The wheat "when received goes into the ordinary ; staphs and dockets are issued in the ordinary way—that is not separate!)' —but with the other wheat, .and. ■when the interim, receipts are re - eeived at head office, the warrant is returned enabling the.grower to se cure the advance of 2/6 from the bank, and the Department of Agri culture will forward \direct from their "office to the grower the differ ence of 3/6 per bushel."
APPEAL FOR SPORTS REQUISITES [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
[pSEAIi - FOR .SPORTS REQUISITES In response to the appeal made by Messrs. P. G. Miller and Co. for sporting material for nse of troops at the front, the following dona tions have been received:—Messrs. P. J. McManus, set ^boxing gloves; A. Townsend, set boxing gloves; Gil gandra Cricket Club, -3 cricket bats; Waratah Football Club, 2 footballs; P. C. Millez- and Co., 3. hockey stick, 1 pair batting gloves, >1 cricket ball, 6 handle grips. Plenty more are' wanted. . If anyone has any sporting gear to give away now is the time to do it, as the men are badly in want of it to keep fit and oat of miscb'ief. Miller and Co. are despatching a case of material-on Tuesday next. There is plenty of vacant space in that ease so bi ing it in, and tell your friends to a.) the same.
ALL WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
: ' ai/ij well. Lieut. Kemp-Bruce, Officer Com-1 manding the Gilgandra unit 9th Light ' Horse, has received the following I "Captain Martin; commanding 9th Light Horse, has received a' message from' Lieut.-Colonel MucCarther Onslow, at the front, asking him to convey to the officers, non-commissioned officers, and men of the 9th Light Horse Regiment the season's greetings and to state that Vthe members \of the 9th Light Horse at present . with him at the front were School has progress.
[?]WS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
pjpondet.) ||l the warm ifi very little the next er clouds ljghb.1 iasfc, but no 3o}ue, ; - n\\ llis ■UVCra-yAfi iK^aVa [I vrV%b"'ia fa. ' lance' PS®/M nAc.. j% ting ^tiug a as jremovs^saKie \ I'ely- ^itr-clams Jppio- water as JoreMr Monk 10 yk to eeouo tr.y* fcimpa !t*cf Re/jllie Hotel evening v °>y brother's Wellington, -qrs Mclnfcyre lfa Saturday 'e4 Theaymi. ^extended to I rsou (or per© fco think tbej^; ? a man (or a number of 'ipfc through 'white feath jessity to cir of our Collie leathers," for ow that oar leir couatrys "will suggest she) be more n case they .penalty for pans a light ir boyb hare of enlisting Late events referred to bbys from there is no jiting posters [e Collie dis jividual who jhite feather all l ean is to be dy I mean the Jir boys will recruiting Colli* may fc Boate la lot of the [equired to aucctBsfal
Local and [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
c&lt; t? v&lt;;ra* llew/®'' this Read -'em ! y'~"r ^ •&lt;? * '* * * • ; Yoang J7gf Lord, ^ ^ siderable^e was boot f ' the !«-'•;'»•• »>i), l,as °„i !ei been^Pted ^ se^'% ■nii'.iui Murdoch !u' nusfcled into "'Jttffon Monday, and away a; '%be afternoon train for Sy^ ^connection with the vem * . .ason We' understand tlm been included in the p^BfSE $ Gilgandra Catholic p commencing from .»* Rev. Father- Parke,,, xric—*- J VlBlt that centre. # f/i\li nister for°f .Hon. J. /s district on orirs, wilJ . T/pany with Mr. ^■uesday vex^/the district, to fxr**■cs5 tnem h'cira- Toora tv pe nah u'specfc tho /onte. Proposed ra/* * I *^rson, a gentleman > Eclwar# wisely, but too well, | ^ra;/raGtecl by a superior I an^ _ w0force through Chemist ^ravi'%'iudow, ■was before Mr. H. r^frrc$'P., at the local court this Grlbs/a fined £1, in default 7 days' for being drunk and disor , /in Miller-street, de' * # * ,(V / /Mr. A. B. Fitzgerald, a painter and :&lt; jrecora...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
7 ■ is Limited (Feature Department) ent with Bosworth Inc. direct from a. record at the Palace ThcJatre, Sydney. im DARBNG. PRODUCTION. HcJpses Horses J&mp-mmE & christie Ipvviil offer by public auction, on situs*, ierfji' Jan. 22 tjic Imperial Hotel Yards, 25¥®« ■E8I8M & HEAVY All in good order and good workers Tip-top Lot and all ready for work. ALL FOR GENUINE SALE KEMP-B.RUCE & CHRISTIE Auctioneers. ■ - PRELIMINARY. N0TE6E SPECIAL 5TOSE SIS8IC SALE. KEMP-BRUCE & CHR8STl£ and W. H. Staler mm Co. apkeer} o -j" amounts to aJiS'/^Y1, SFORE STOCK SALE iug a little less th'an that vious year. » MnlrtS ii .Af "Il&igowaM" 2 -nsSSas floras; Eumunger!^ W@iii@siaf5; Jan Commencing at 11 a.m. Under instructions from F. T. G Erfq., who has disposed of his prop.ert| ;/ BLASSCET & SON > Will sell by Public Auction on 'a! date, at the residence "Balgowan,' miiesfroin Euiriungerie, horses, Gattler Vehicles, Hai9ii©ss5 and; Foroistaire A....
CHARGE OF MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
CHARGE] OF MURDER. Albert Henry -t>'ggs, licensee ox the Exchange Hotel, Brisbane, wa,s committed for trial on a charge ofun lawfally killing Denis Kelly in the bar of his hotel. It is alleged that Kelly made a complaint about his change, and that accused struck him. Evidence for the defence was to the effect that deceased was not struck fell.
TROUBLE OVER A GOOSE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
TROOBIiE ' OYER A GOOSE. ,, A fat goose which was arrested by the Melbourne poLce just, after Christmas, has caused much trouble. The police rejected each of 16 claim wants'for the bird, and it was handed oyer to the constables who captured it. They sold it to a fellow-police man, and on Saturday it was "pinch ed" from his j^ard.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
f^iilargainloM Ilniial Race Ming, ianuaPy 26 & 21, 'IS i \ Wednesday & Thursday \ FIRST DAY. ^ First Race to Start at 1.15. 1 Opening Handicap o? SI2, second 'horse £1 from prize. Six furlongs. •' /Nom. 6s. ■ ' i To Start at 2 p.m. 21.. Wveenia Handicap of £10, second horse £1 from prize. Seven fur longs. Noiyi. 5s. To Start at 3 p.m. 3 Ho vice Handicap of £5, for all horses that have never won a prize exceeding £5 at time of starting. Six furlongs. Nom. 2s 6d. To Start at 3.45. 4 Patron's Handicap of £20, second horse £2 from prize. • One mile. Nom. 10s. To Start at 4.30. 5 First Trial Stakes Handicap of £8, for all horses that have never won a prize exceeding £10 at time of starting. Six furlongs. Nom. 4s. To Start at 5.15. 6 Munnell Handicap of £10, second horse £1 from prize. Lowest weight 8st. Seven furlongs. Nom. 5s. ... SECOND DAY. To Start at 1.15. 1 Flying Handicap of £12, second horse £1 from prize. Six furlongs Nom. 6s. . ; To Start at 2 2 Eirraw Handicap ...
At Home and Abroad. INVALID'S NARROW ESCAPE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
IKYALID'S MKROWBSGiPB vWhile a motor car was proceeding from Go alburn recent] y conveying an invalid, Mrs Braraersou, ' to her mother's residence, with several other persons in the car the front wheels stuck while crossing the railway line, and. immediately a train rushed through, smashing the car to pieces. Thp occupants narrowly escaped, and the invalid was lifted out two sec onds .before the smash
WOOL TRAVELLING [?] CONTINUED. JOHN BRIDGE AND COMPANX LIMITED. AVOIDING USELESS EXPENDITURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
/ V JOHN BRIDG-E AND COMPANX LIMITED. . AVOIDING USELESS EXPEN DITURE, There appears to-day an impor tant announcement, by Jolrn Bridge and Co., Ltd., who have foreseen that the ever-increasing taxation, and, cost of labor and material, will in evitably result, in the raising of the charge for selling wool and other products of Australian industry. Such a step has already been con templated; but this firm has been, and still is, as they havfe stated in our business columns, strenuously opposed to any such change until all sources of wasteful and needless ex penditure have been discontinued. High prices for wool and other products have, for the moment, so the firm say, made it unnecessary for selling agents to seek increased pay ment for their work, but the abnor mally high prices now .ruling cannot last for ever; and the firm recognises that the present time presents a fit ting opportunity to bring about a re form, the generally adoption of which they have previously advocated, but ...
WHEN SHOUTING IS STOPPED [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
WHEN SHOUTING IS STOPPED A request was before the Wiuga dee Shire Council rcee.ting - for co operation -with' the Dnmaresq Shire Council in a movement to ask Parlia-i roent to prohibit treating or shouting in hotels during the currency of the *war. ' . Cr. Taylor expressed the view that the proposal was better than the idea of closing hotels at 6 o'clock.. They could leave hotels open all night if they prohibited "shouting," and there •would not be half as much drinking, Qr. Peacock was of the opinion that the proposal was going too far, as it interfered with the liberty of the subject. It would look as if one's friends were dead. Cr. Landers said that it would ip terfere with the spirit of geniality, but he thought in war time- that they must be prepared for some re striction on liberty. . On the motion of Cr Taylor, see. ended by Cr Mill, it was decided to i30*9pei1'ate in tlie proposal.
"THE HYPOCRITES." THE SENSATIONAL PICTURE SHOWS UP MODERN SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
THE 'SENSATIONAL- PICTURE SHOWS UP MODERN SOCIETY" Regarding this attraction, which • &lt;3omes direct from a record run at the Palace Theatre, Sydney,n and "which will be presented at Gibson's Australian Hall on 28th February , next—the picture that has, aroused ;&uch enormous interest throughout Australasia—the Sydney " Daily "Telegraph '' of Saturdaya December 11th, has the following to say :— " The big talk in the 1 :.i world at present is "The Hyf. crites "—a •trul}' master production by the Bos worth Company. . This attraction is now in its fifth week of a run at the Palace Theatre, and still playing to -capacity business, at the highest prices of admission ever charged to see a movie, which speaks volumes for its drawing powers. Referring to the dictionary, a hypoeiite is a ■dissembler or false pretender—ac cording to the writer's opinion. • " The Hypocrites " is, to use an Americanism, a grand slam at mod ern Society and bad politicians. The ■ character of Tr...
FROM THE FIRING LINE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
FROM THE FIRING LINE ■ ———wiiik. ■ Writing from somewhere unknown Trooper E. P. Byrne says to Miss Lily Mudie as follows :—Jast a short note to let you know we are still alive and kicking. We were hur ried off from Heliopolis without any notice. I left .a letter and photo to be posted to you—-hope you got it, Just at present we are camped at Mex and expect to go into action at any minute. We have been formed into £ new regiment called the Com posite Australian Mounted Regi ment. We are going into action mounted. It is composed of 560 choseu meu (there were 5000 men to choose from.) While we are here I am cooking for our troop, and I tell you it's no joke, as we have very little wood, and what we have will not burn, it is sent from Italy, and is issued to us the same as rations. I have six cooks under me, and have charge of the cook-house and rations and can assure you it is a big busi ness tr-ving to please all the men. However, we manage very well. I • cannot tell you much about ou...
GOLD EMBARGO. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 21 January 1916
GOIiD EMBARGO. For the future no person will be permitted to take 'away from Aus tralia more than £50-in gold except in special cases which, will be consid ered entirely on their merits. This ^announcement was made on Wednes day by the Treasurer (Mr. Higg.s). The luggage of the passengers leav ing Australia will be searched by the Customs authorities and proceed ings'will be taken against those yv'ho attempt to evade the regulations.