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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
#» Australian Mali. The Palace of Amusement. and Wednesday Next "§TAR FEATURE. Drama of intense interest 4SOOft TOPICAB^Showirip principal war items COMEDY: 4 DRAMA KEYSTONE COMEDY r# BP ' . 3 ^ vru"B ■ When thip Fleet Sailed STAR FEATURE. strong'descriptive drama Australian 'Gazette,; No.. 264 TOPICAL and CARTOON^ OF THE MOMBMT; The Man Wh© .Stapd at Issue COMEDY The Voice of Em -.■» -r, DRAMA. Selig . ' ' • ' ' - 3- : -v'nW^ SCENIC Amb^e:w&nBi'ose KEYSTONE, COMEDY When Wifey Sleeps""' COMEDY. A real laugh producer
TIRE OUTPUT IN 1915 WORTH 250,000,000 DOLLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
\ TIRE OTJTPUT IN 1915 WORTH 250,000,000 DOLLARS. According t."» the manufacturing plans of the thirty large rubber-tyre companies in the Uni ted States, thei^- output during the present cal endar year will^exeeed 11,000,000 tyres, of an average value o. 20 ctollars at retail. The re maining smaller companies, supplying local trade only, produce about 1,000,000 tyres in twelve months, worth 18 to 22 dollars a piece. The total value of tyres used in 1915, including solid tyres for trucks, tyres for 'busses and taxicabs, amounts therefore to 250,000,000 dol lars in round numbers. To this sum should be added about 20(-,000 motor-cycle tyres, worth from 5 to 10 do'lars each.
A WAITING GAME. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
A WAITING GAME. The great war will be decided 011 the West ern front, either in Prance and Flanders, or on, or within the German frontier. There has been much talk of this war as being a war of exhaustion. If it should prove to be that, it will be an exhaustion not of munition, not of economic resources, but of men. The vast scale on which this war is being fought prevents it being decided by any one great decisive action —the campaign against Eussia- by Germany has proved that. The great nations engaged in this war have such vast resources back of them that all talk of defeat through exhaustion is absurd. Defeat will come through lack of men to put into the line. When the fighting line thins out beyond a certain minimum with which it can be held, the enemy will break through, communications will be cut, and the whole line of an embattled nation will be thrown baek in defeat. The Allies realise this, a&d they are fighting their fight upon this basis. The central powers have'...
COMING BACK FOR MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
COMING BACK FOE MORE. What youth in white flannels is sailing those j channels, Where once I had moored my own bark? i What lad, fond and stupid, cajoled by young;; Cupid, ■ Is nursing an amorous spark? Is he as courageous in grottoes umbrageous • As I, when a nut, used to be? No doubt he is' happy and thinks liff' mosl|' snappy; I know it will end dismally! ' He's spending his money on rotten stained; honey— I once did the very same thing. In getting he* nunlber, he's (losing hia slumber; We all take a similar fling. Thd poor boy is fated. Alack! he is slated To answer one frigid good-by. If he wants to 'leave her, you think I'd receive* her? Dunno; but I think I would try!
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE WAR. (HILAIRE BELLOC.) [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE WAR. j (H1LAIRE BELLOC.) There has been during the la3t week or two | an increasing ill.ease among the public of j this country, and that ill-ease may very ^ largely be referred to a feeling that has sprung up with a curious suddenness '1 that we are not getting the truth about the war.'' Personally; I beleve that that feeling has not sprung up spontaneously. I believe it has been engineered. But it must be ad mitted-that tbe circumstances were favour able because a very long period without de. cisive results had passed, and on the top of it came the new developn^knfeiiij the Balkans, the cg^avity of which it wag. very easy to exaggerate' in Great Britain, because (upon the mere map, without a consideration of veal numbers, real distances and the communica tions of the Levant) it seemed immediately to threaten Egypt and even India. • I propose to ask my readers this week to consider* reasonably just what the importance of news is for the civilian population durin...
IMPRISONED IN BELGIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
IMPRISONED IN BELGIUM. Engaged in the thankless office of war cor respondent Jn. the earlier days of the war, ./^bert R. Svilliams,-'-a^wrifcer-for &lt;''The'.p^t '''^v$&>,, aftcr many adventures of minor" i#.' terest came at last to an intimate knowledge °f life in an improvised German prists in Bel gium. This befell him through his inexperi the true inwardness of the German &lt;?^-hunting system in that country, when he &lt;ine day permitted himself to be engaged in conversation by an innocent.appearing Hol lander. The man volunteered the informa i tion that he frequently took parties through Liege into Holland, giving them "th$, oppor tunity to see a great many German troops and Tuins along the way." Naturally, the cor respondent declared that he would be glad to pay the man to make such a trip with him, ■nnd gave him his address. That was sufiL «ient to involve him in trouble from which Tie did not extricate himself for many days. Later, un...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
H. J. Varcoe has three new and re liable cars for hire. Careful "drivers Phone 82, day ©r night. Address— Varcoe's Garage, Gilgandra. WF fiRfl RTTVFR^ oi Wheat in any quantity. HIl illlfi DU I Mi) HIGHEST PRICE GIVEN. very Convenience for Unloading Wheat at our large Up-to-date Shed Wheat received for Storage 0^1 Uiberal Serins. "0^'y M. JWJBOD &1CO., Millers and Grain Merchants, Gilgandra MANUFACTURERS OF THE FAMOUS "CASTLEREAGH" F-LOJ.l 7 Ther's Nothing in a Sfame—Until : the1.Owner. Achieves Something When Lincoln stood bare footed steering a raft down the rivet', how many would have thrilled at his name ? Try to disassociate such names as Edison, Car negie,-Marconi from the owner's achievements and they are commonplace names after all. A '• >-* But the ability to do something above thfe average mearn somQ.yirpg KENNEDY & CO. are inseparably connected with CLOTHES an!r ii> yo i are going t© make* YOUR^NAME ACHIEVE SOMETHING come to t , \ lir«elai«3]Uas ' o^"...
SIGHTS I YEARN TO SEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
SIGHTS I YEARN TO SEE. I LONG- to see two architects carry a 300- • pound trunk up a pretty wind ing staircase of'their own de sign. " " 11 11 . a tramway guard captured and gently squashed by a side-door. (( " 11 11 the manufacturer of a certain rain-coat, in the clutches of an energetic shower, wrapped up in the coat, but without an umbrella. II " " " the white-coated gentleman in a well-known cafe drinking a certain '' my latest " thing in cocktails." 11 " " the maker of patent swings for children being compelled to put one together in 12 hours, gui ded only by the directions is v sued by his concern. il " il 11 my barber shaving himself with 11 the finest razor I ever owned-" " " " " the inventor of a cigar-lighter I have played with, stranded on a chilly waste with a pile of 7 -wqod and his machine, but no . matches " " 11 " a soft-voiced telephone girl be being ''-.cut off" in the middle , of an absorbing conversation witfi her '' gentleman, Xji&nd.'' j '' " "■ i' c &g...
AN ARMY ALPHABET. SUBALTERN'S AMUSING LINES TO "CHEER US UP." [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
AN ARMY ALPHABET. SUBALTERN'S AMUSING LINES TO ''CHEER US^JP." // The following lines were written at the f^ont by a subaltern of "C" Company, 2nd Eoyal Dublin Fusiliers, and were published on the 1st Divisional Eoutine Orders—"to cheer us uty" says the letter home:— A is our Army, which with impunity Bill said he'd smash at his first opportu nity. B is the Base, which is called St. Nazaire, j No longer, the home of the gallant and fair. ! C is the Charge of the Scottish of London, Prom the papers you 'd argue they only had done one. ; V B is De Wet, who thought it w&s clever To break his allegiance aiid follow the Kaiser. i*? ''P. ' ■ E is the End of this horrible war, It will probably last for a century more 'If F are the Flares which never seem lacking, ? Sent up by the Germans;, to see who 's at tacking. G are the Germans, la race mucfc. maligned, A more peace-loving people you hardly ean find* H are the Huns, their nearest of. kin, A pastoral people .they aro said to ha...
BERT VARCOE WITH A BROKEN ARM. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
BERT YARCOE WITH A BROKEN ARM. Bert Varcoe,of the motor garage, one of our popular young men, struck trouble, and struck it bad, oir Thursday morning. He was about to start out on a trip at about 7 •'clock, and was cranking the engine, when it back-fired, sending Bert into the air. The handle smacked him severely on the wrist, breaking one bone in two places, and splintering another. There was no trip for Bert thai day, so he betook himself to Dr. Poet, who described the breaks as amongst the worst he had struck. It was found necessary to administer ehloioforin before the bones could be set. The victim is now laid up at his home, and it will be some little time before he again takes hold of the wheel. Bert will be missed off the road, for he is a very competent driver. : ,
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. The Rev. Arthur Edmund has been appointed to take charge of the Gilgandra Presbyterian Parish for, the month of February, and will con duct service at Collie, Alloway, and Gilgandra on Sunday. It is hoped that the members and adherants of the church will make every effort to attend the various services in ordei that they may make Mr Edmund's acquaintance, who comes as a candi date for the vacancy in the charge. On Sunday eveni g next at St. Stephen's the annual meeting of the Congregation for the purpose of re ceiving the financial statement and election of officers, will be held after the service. A
SOCKS FOR SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
SOCKS FOR SOLDIKRS. Although oar Gilgaridra ladies are assiduously knitting socks for sold ieis, still they will have to . work hard to beat the Chrisholm sisters, of .Gonlbnrn. There are four of them, and they have knitted 100 pairs of socks apiece since they start ed. Toeing and heeling 400 soldiers is not bad work.
BAND BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
BAND BENEFIT. Iu this issue is advertised a pic ture benefit, to be given by Mr. H. Gibson on Monday, 21st instant., to assist in liquidating the remaining debt civ the town band instruments. Arrangements are being made for a [specially good- programme. This successful application to Mr. Gibson for a benefit represents the bands men's share in wiping off: the debt. It is to be hoped there will be a good attendance on the date named.
"HILLYLANDS" SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
"HILIiYlL AH DS" SALE. Messr*. Kemp Bruce and Christie, and N. W. Farrand, in conjunction, Held a very successful clearing sale of the "Hillylands" stock, farming plant, etc., on Wednesday afternoon. Mr G. Christie wielded the hammer, and almost a Complete clearance was effected. Draught horses made-up to £33/10, light horses up to £15. The cattle realised a very good price.
GOOD WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
GOOD WOifcK. Plasterer R. Ne'wsham, of this town, has just completed work on the Crystal Palace Hall. The work was not of an extensive character, Still it proved the ability of the workman. The entrance floor of con crete is especially noticeable, being one~of the best in the district. "
CHILDREN DROWNED AT DUNEDOO. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
CHILDREN DROWNED AT . DUNEDOO. Further particulars of the double drowning fatality which occurred at Dunedoo on Friday last show that Frank and Dudley Aiken, aged 10 and 8 respectively, sons of Mr E. J. Aiken proprietor of the Hotel Dune doo, were drowned in the railway tank. Evidently they had been playing round the dam ,at the time with a little girl named Eila Ed mundson, five years of age. Their bodies were found in 14 feet of wat er. It is assumed that they fell into the dam, as the bodies were fully dressed. The little girl had some how managed to reach' the depth pole, and was hanging on to it when her screams brought help.' Sincere sympathy i'or the parents in their double bereavement is expressed throughout the d'strict. The loss is indeed a heavy one. Mr W. J. Ellis, of Gilgaridra, who happened to be in Dunedoo when the. sad fatality oc curred, was one who endeavoured to recover the bodies. Mr Ellis des cribes the scene asmost heartrending.
124 BUSHEL AVERAGE! [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
124 BUSHEL AVERAGE ! The Melbourne' "Age" publishes the following from its Lockhart cor respendent:—Harvesting operations are about c@mpleted. Wheat is p.cur ing into the Lockhart railway sta tion, .'nearly. 7000 bngs being received daily. About 120,000 bags have passed over the weighbridge up to date, and the whe t carting has only commenced. Nearly 10.0,000 bags have been received at Boree Creek, and immense quantities at all other stations along the Lookhart-Oaklands line. It is ex pected that Urangeline farmers alone will send into Lock hart fully 100.000 - bags. The wheat harvest has been a prolific one for this part of the liiverina. and j THE AVERAGE SHOULD BE CLEARED AT 124 BUSHELS TO THE ACRE, which is a wonder ful return for such a large area.
PATRIOTISM. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
PATRIOTISM. At the clcarance sale at '*Balgow an," Eutnungerie, the home of Mr F. j T. CTode, quite a patriotic atmosphere prevailed. Three pet sheep belong ing to Mr Clode's children were of fered for sale by Mr H. T. Blacket, 011 behalf of the;Belgian Fund. The sheep were sold and resold several times, the sum of £18 being realis ed. An aged horse, donated by Mr McGuinness, in aid of the fund in augurated by the Farmers and Set tlers' Association to assist sons of farmers who may return wounded from the front, was also submitted to auction, and a sum, of £20 real.sed. A sum of £38 was thus raised for patriotic purposes. Keen rivalry was displayed by bidders, and the animals were purchased two or three times by some gentlemen and given back again.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
Oppoeite Gilgandra Railway Station A. J. Ij&MCE, Proprietor. Having purchased from Mr'Jas. Skelto.i thelV-above well-known popular hotel; is prepared to cater for the public,aceording to;;'modern requirements. A Modern Hostelry. A Goo®Tal||§ The Best of Appointments. An-ideal family hotel. Lighted throughout witn electricity. Splendid stable accommoda tion . - •• • . Nothing will be spared to give the public satisfaction. Glad to vvelcomc old faces. Pleased to welcome new. _ A. J. LANCE, Proprietor. lattersall's H@te!? Gilgandra, Opposite Post Office. (Under Entirely New Management.) - Desires to notify*to the Public that he has purchased the above Hostelry, which he will conduct on U&lt;f>-to-date Lines. . The Stabling Accommodation the All the Best-Brands of Wines and Spirits Ample Parlor Accommodation for Pri vate Families. The hotel is lighted throughout by Ele||| tricity, and all the appointments^ are most complete. most perfect in the West. Buggy Shed and Mo...