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Cobar District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
Cobar District Hospital. The first meeting of tho newlf eleoted oommittee of tbe Oobar Dis- _ triot Hospital was held at the offio* of the secretary (Mr. G. Marsha) on Monday evening. Present: — Messra. O'Dea (ohair), M'Donald, Franoisoo, Duffy, Davidson, Munro, O'Grooy. H. J. Bannister, F. JenningB, West, Garretty, MaliphaJnt. and Marsha (seoretary). ff ELECTION OP PRESIDENT. J' Mr. O'Grady moved, and Mr- D®- I. vidBon Booonded, that Mr- O '0I1 re-elected president, which was unan- - imoualy carried. Mr. O'Dea in returning tliankB satd that personally be would liked to hav« (- v seen somo other mombor in the chair this year. In regard to raising funds, J there would he the usual ball, hut tin I bazaar and hospital Saturday and ' . Sunday they would probably havo to ? forego, unless tho mino opened. H« O would do his btst for tho Hospital. J OTIIKTt OFFK'HHS. I Vico-prosidonts. — Messrs. David son and West. I Treasurer. — Mr. W. M'Donald. Checking committoo. — Messrs. ! Garretty and...
Nyngan District Court. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
Nyngan District Court. I At the Nyngau District Court on 5'.h instant, before his Honor Judge Bevan, John Neold sued J. L. Tindall and Arthur Tindall, claiming £400. Plaintiff claimed that in consider ation of him agreeing to rent defend ants' leases for four months at £12 per 1000 per month for sheep and £6 for lambs, the defendants would ereot a fence on a portion of the unfenoed boundary, and that tlioy negleoted to do this, whereby plaintiff's sheep Btrayod on to other lands, and diod or wero lost, and plaintifT was put to expense and loss of time in ondeavor ing to muBter tho sbeop. Mr. Boyco, instructed by Mr. A.J. FlaBbman, appeared for plaintiff, and Mr. Rowland, with Mr. Cohon, in structed by Mr. Duffy, appeared for dofeudants. After hoaring lengthy ovidonoe, his Honor awarded plaintiff a vordict for £250 (which carries costs on tho higbor Bcalo), and iiIho as to a set-off of £00 claimed hy defendants. His Honor stated that ho lmsod his verdiot iu rogard to the slieop lost ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
The Oraugo district ia in a bad way for want of rain. OrolmrdiaU aro suffering severely. Many of the crops aro ripening a month before tbeir time owing to the oontinuod hot and dry woithnr, wMlat in many inetatioflfl appl?H are falling from the trees. Everywhoro tho ground is parched and nothing short of good steady rnin for days will relieve the situation Tl'» late potato crop in threatened with demtruntion unless A downpour oon)os very sooty. There Is a fair amount of herbage, kept alive by light rain.
Latest War News. SUCCESSFUL AIR RAIDS. GERMANY'S FOOD PROBLEM SYDNEY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
Latest War News. SUCCESSFUL AIR RAIDS. GERMANY'S FOOD PROBLEM SYDNEY, Wednesday. A German attaok on tbe British position before Quinohy was repulsed, and the massed Germans never readi ed tbo British positions. A ootinter attaak was launched while tho rem nant were retiring in ooufusion, 6000 British heing engaged. Thero wero I many casualties, but tbe German losses woro much tho heavier. A British aeroplane raid badly damnged a bridge at Ostend, tbe rail way station at Blankonherghey, tho eleotrical works and coko factory at Zoobruggo and also workshops wburo submarines were being fitted. All wore dostroyed and 20 workmen wounded. Bombs also destroyed a zoppelin shod and contents. Ollicial inquiry established tho fact that tho aoropltino which (low ovor Swit-3 territory mid which tho Swiss fired on was a Gorman maohino. Tho Swiss Minister in Berlin has boen instructed to demand an apology from tho Gorman Government. A Copenhagen paper states that Germany's food and grain statistics...
Decrease in Flocks and Herds. MR. TUDOR'S WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
Decrease in Flocks and Herds. MR. TUDOR'S WARNING. Mr. Tudor delivorod aserious warn- | ing concerning the fire branding of meat on Friday, ytheti he was inter viewed by tho Melboumo Chamber of Agriculturo representatives. The Minister stated that hn had boen sup plied with startling figures showing that tho muni. or of r. .ttlu in Australia hnd decroasod in two yours hy 345, 072, and sbonp by nearly 8,000,000 for tho sumo period. Tlio value of meat export bad advanced £3,500,000 in 1911, and £3,500,000 in 1913. Tho 1914 figures for flocks and hords would show another enormous deorease. Australia was hastening into Amerioa's path, and was de creasing in flocks and herds. It must cease to ho a meat export country, and drastio action had become ne cessary. The deputation agreed that the high prico of meat had caused paetor alists and farmers to soil on an un precedented scale. It was suggested that the export of heifers and otbor young oat, tin should hn prohibited. A promenade concer...
SAVED BY NAME. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
;.8AV^D,BX A^iMk Au Irish' soldier arrivlflg-'at camp late otiir'^night was challonge»&'.(' Who goes .there!' ' - ^ ./Considering a momQ^iBn3Hhinkiug he ^'alight, avoid punistooritwfe r answered, -'-'Kitchener! ' ' '. v': :;';'. .^HoVwas inuncdjat^'kn&wei.dotra.'by ' *th j biitVend ?upon' thiy- groutfdi.rUti^J^.Vjftfljtari^, ' ? a lilump: iwvJUs he^-itfrohjtBtrygftlsfomeai 'it.:,wi»a. Kitchener! ' ;K:: .. I'Shnre,1 ' .camo 'the, aiwwpf',' 'when ye : would , do', this to Kltchpnor. ye 'd nnnt vjjoor.Callaghnu's )U«, ^e spalpecn ! ' [y'tkind Lady: Wift'iLijrSused'' yoii-lto' 'adopt this way of liviri^f ' ^?Traftirii1'' It wpq jppsayjkLtU^poaitioity: H-' gpt.'Jhto tho fcalilt 'of simi?'' iheself as' 1 .much. .work as possible! onuJ1-! COnldn't jlUt^ it'/1' r -:,j! V 2 , -. A'. 15 ; i -!.v;
FEELING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
FEELING.,' , Tho teacher was giving a few general questions to test the intelligence of his pupils. 'How many races aro. thero 7' he asked. . 'Two,'* replied a small boy who had been feeling tbe cane some timo previous )y- . ? '? ?- '*--? ? - A wo i ? ; .WpU, what are tney*' 'Please, sir,* teachers and pupils.' ' 1 What do you mean, my little man, by saying teachers' and'pupils?' queried thja master;. v Please/ -sir,' * tho teachors are the 'can ine' race and the pupils tho 'feline' race,' The teacher collapsed, and the boy continued blowing his hand to.easo the ^aln. ?: - -? j -
Disastrous Fire at Canbelego MANY BUSINESS PREMISES DESTROYED. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £5000 [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
Disastrous Fire at Canbelego MANY BUSINESS PREMISES DESTROYED. DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT £5000. The most disastrous firo in the history of Canbelego occurred at 9 o'clook this morning. From particu lars to hand it appears the conflagra tion broke out in premises in Ed ward-street, ocoupied by Paseoe's and conducted as a cool drink shop. Iu an incredibly short Bpace of time the flames had spread north and south along the street, consuming everything in their path. The pre mises destroyed were : — M'Oarron's Federal Hotel. Grogan's refreshment rooms. Sedgeman's drapery. Paseoe's cool drink shop. Heap's Royal Hotel and billiard room and hairdresser's shop adjoining. Mrs. Mooaghan's uowsageney. Robert Rawlings, fruitoror. Aroh Sing Wab, fruiterer and greengrocer. Tho insurance on tho buildings is Baid to be about £1750, and tlio esti mated total dumnge.oxclusivo of stock, is about £5000. Tho origin of tlio Gre is unknown, i'liu heaviest loser is Mr. M'Carrou, of tbo Fedoral Hotel, who had no ...
Eiffel Tower at Paris. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
Eiffel, fl The, Eiffel Tower is to;be^ treated' wkh the view of rendering it more proMotaUe and aeoeptable at the 1600 erilbmon tha The lifts now in use ace^o be a»- , tfaeed.ty lifta Ma grande Titeaaa,' n-^ ihcroased aeoommodation. ISia iwiBiinai and ooncert-room ereetfau on tfte &ii 'ski. form are to be ? removed, and t&e . . , ? left dear. The M eTroular stUfirr' mmu? . /Jt widened by two metres' all zoood, aod-tha ' f publio are to be admitted Is the tap mSm* / 1 alee. The whole of the ironwork Panted a blne-giay tint, resexaUiaw ' A ^MUnent of the ironwork in tte '?SLa*! ^ ^ .' ArU-Liberaur'! PaUoQt«f &£'. ® I^on* The towerf^to^i hn Mthorto only been lighted wittf™?' -ffjf W, m illmnmAtion of 10,000 eleetSSai^. © Unfortunately, these ehangea wiftdo V nothing to ameliorate the, general' uoB^m and the outrageous seale of 'thls tnESS! ' ^ rfWil hrated atruoture. It ato be hoped'thaiWt* tte 1900 exhibition, at all e*eatsu-it W S ;r:'' ;«awvodait^th». } '
A Bachelor's Nieces PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. COPYRIGHT. CHAPTER XVI. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
A Bachelor's Nieces, SDBH8HBD BY WXCIAL AlUUtfeZJlEK?, * ' %3y Sbora Huddetf, ? Author of ' r ' .-??? I, Saow,' 'Its I«V.n S»d,' 'BeD«th th. W.rt' ' . . 'A Ok**®.' ' A Ccontxy L«: i.-:-. On GUlde* fiiagM,'* ' A F«ul Pait,' tf 'Ub V/.U KaiHerv,' *--., 4* COFTEIGHT. J CHAPTER XVI. ICtiu Hutted.) 81i GoraM looked doubtingly at Betty, but all dqabt IWi*»l from hit mlna ne be met her truthful gase. 41 1 thought I could have trusted Glon,' he *aid, ua« I now feel I can trust you. Will you deceive mo aome day in the imme way, Betty?' u I will nover deceivo you, undo,' answered Betty, in a deoided tone. ' Shall it be a promise between u.% dear child, on this sorrowful day?' he said, taking her hand. 'If you will not call it a sorrowful day, uncle, I will promise. But it is our dear Glen'a wedding-day ! And if she i* happy. I foel wo ought to be. Do say, undo, although I quito think with vou sho ought to havo told ua, that you hope sho will be happy : ' 'Wait a day or two, dear. I am not of ...
Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 February 1915
Wedding. A quiet wedding was celebrated at the Presbytery, Cobar, by Rev. Dean Hughes, on Tuesday morning, 26th ultimo, the contracting parties being Mr. Sidney W. Hutchens and Miss &nbsp; &nbsp; Leah Athlinda West, both well known residents of Wrightville. The bride's dress was white crepe de chene, re- lieved with applique and pearls, and also wore the customary wreath and &nbsp; veil and carried a bouquet. The &nbsp; bride was given away by her brother- &nbsp; in-law, Mr. J. Mann. Miss M. Hut- chens (sister of the bridegroom) acted as bridesmaid, and Mr. E. B. Cham- &nbsp; &nbsp; bers as best man. The bridesmaid's &nbsp; &nbsp; dress was of white voile and Limer- ick lace. The bridegroom's present to the bride was a gold wristlet watch &nbsp; &nbsp; and a shower bouquet, and to the bridesmaid a gold amethyst bracelet. &nbsp; After the ceremony an adjournment &nbsp; was made to ...
AMERICANS AND ENGLAND. TRANSATLANTIC SYMPATHY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 February 1915
AMERICANS ANQ ENGLAND. TRANSATLANTIC SYMPATHY. Your Washington correspondent, In n letter ; published in your edition of the 14th Instant, | writes Mr. W. Haggard, to London Morning Post, conveys that sympathy for England In our war with Germany has of late decreased in the United Stntes. and gives four main reastms for this; (1) The activity of German misrepresentations, (2) our press censorship, (3) that England Is using the United States for her own advantage, and that wo hnve not shown proper recognition of the work thnt they have done for us; and (4« that Belgium has been made the victim of English diplo macy. nnd thnt Englnnd has done nothing fr.r hiii It would appear that the first of these rea sons — German misrepresentations — embraces | the third nnd the fourth. With reference to i the second, we Englishmen may grumble at what some of us may think exaggerated mili tary precaution In suppressing details, per haps of battles In which our nenrest and denrest are fighting, nnd...
"NOT DESTROYED, ONLY LOOTED." [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 February 1915
'NOT DESTROYED, ONLY ' LOOTED.' M. Htnrl Bergson,. at a meeting of the French Academle des Sclences, stated that he had reason to believe, that, although the li brary buildings had been burned down, the contents of the Louvain Library had not been 'destroyed, but simply .looted. 'M. Lourle, 1n the. Temps, says that In the summer of 1913 lie spent a holiday in Swit zerland, where he met two German univer sity professors, one a professor of puthology and the other a professor of literature; The professor of literature was constantly *.ti, Ing about the najv Rnvn'l Uhrnrv In Berlin, hulll to hmisd live million voIum«s. On M. ohRprvlnir thn f , .linh a llbrnry would a long tlmA to-fl'l. nrnfuonor 'qittf* -?rlqiiilv' r/»nlled: 'Oh. that will h* vers* sas.v ift#r a war.'
PASSWORD THRILL. NIGHT MOTORING ON WAR ROAD SPIRIT OP THE MIDDLE AGES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 February 1915
PASSWORD THRILL. NIGHT MOTORING ON WAR ROAD SPIRIT OF THE MIDDLE AGES. John Prioleau writes in the Daily Mall:— 'Halte la!' The car slows down and comes to a stop, with Its Hlnglc headlight throwing n tempered beam on a big earthwork built ; across the road and on the bayonets and muddy uniforms of the sentries. The sergeant slowly apnroaches the car, without speaking, and flashes his lantern on , the faces of the occupants. When he is quite close the driver or the passenger in the near side front seat leans over towards him, and, when their faces arc but an inch or two apart, he whispers. 'Valence' In the sergeant's ear. 'Ron! Alios!' The lantern swings like a railway guard's lamp, and the car moves on. creeping cautiously between the ends of th-- iwo earthwork#. Beyond lies a mile or two of free road. and then comes another stop more silent sentries, and a further whispering of the word. The romance of modern warfare Is very seldom on the surface. It is much too grim and serious n...
CHAPLAIN AT THE FRONT. WEIRD STORIES OF WAR. REV. S. WATKINS'S EXPERIENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 February 1915
CHAPLAIN AT THE FRONT. WEIRD STORIES OF WAR. REV. S. WATKINS'S EXPERI ENCES. Rev. Owen 8. Watklns, one of the Wes teyan Methodist chaplains with the Expe ditionary Force (already mentioned in the despatches), tells some moBt extraordinary stories of his experiences at the front. Take these three Incidents, which tell how the Germans behave; of a burial at night; of what Davidson, of the Gunners, did. He writes In the Methodist Recorder. UNNECESSARY . DESTRUCTIVENESS. Arriving at Rlchebourg Mr. Watklns found that 'the great cotton mill, upon which the whole population depended for Its living, was 1 n amnlrim* hmnr\ nt m-n« hut mnHt of the houses were still Intact, although they had been most systematically looted by the Ger mans. The house of the mlllowner had been occupied the previous evening by a German general and his staff. What a sight It pre sented! The house had been well and ex pensively furnished, but the modern Huns had left it worse than any pig-sty, and had wrecked and l...
WHEN WILL IT COME? [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 February 1915
WHEN WILL IT COME? 'It Is .not a great, stretch of imagination to believe that a Japanese army will soon be on tho way across the Slberl&n railway 'to East Prussia, a ten days' journey, for Japan la at war with Germany, and at peace'^ylfh I all the world beside,' says Mr. Wllltom niuti« | lii- the Nth*!**?**) rvninrw i ' ?
DUG IN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 February 1915
dug IN. \\ e hear a good deal about entrenchments and ot the. soldiers that 'dig themselves In' and we usually picture to ourselves a num ber of men with shovels and pickaxes working in much the same way that laborers work on an ordinary excavation Job* (writes faydney Croydon, in the Argonaut). Shovels and picks arc of course used when there Is time and opportunity, and when the tools themselves un- nvsitlnhl* ? ? ? soldier who finds it suddenly necessary to Protect himself against rifle fire would be in evil plight if he had to wait for a supply of regular tools of digging. So every soldier carries his own toola which which he can throw up some sort of defence If It Is only six Inches of earth, and which can be enlarged If necessary Into u regular trench. Curiously enough this trenching tool, says the Now York .Evening tost, was the Invention of an American engineer, Brigadier-General H. W. Benhum. 'Bf the army of tho' Potomac. It was.ffiMn. long, and weighed a pound and a half, a...