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POSITION OF ALIEN LAND HOLDERS. PRIME MINISTER'S EDIC[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
POSITION OF ALIEN UP HOLDERS. / ■ ' I ■ \,T PRIME MINISTER'S EDIG1 • , No announcement is to be mYoe concerning the details of the Pri; ® Minister's plans for the exclusion^. :y: • persons of enemy origin from f ® share lists of companies iuqorpora^60 in Australia until the Cabinet l)-as liud an ^r?ortnnity of considering 'the b6neme iii wii. .m, r iicularly its effect on the economic situation in the Commonwealth. 0® one point the Ministry is unanimous, and that is that it would be distinct ly unwise at this critical juucture to attempt to deliver a blow at German influence which would rebound on the community generally and create a slump from which it would take sgome time to recover. Mr Hughes ■ never formally brought his scheme before tke Cabinet, though individual Ministers for some'weeks knew what was in his mi.d. The Prime Minis ter's assault on German in fluence in this country has the back ing of the Government and the peo ple, but Miniseers do not yet fully comprehend the ...
TO END THE WAR. HORRIBLE HUNNISH PLAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
HORRIBLE HUNNISH PLAN". Albert Dorriugton, an Australian writer now visiting America, writes as follows to the "Freeman's Joar Here is an example of the Prus sian mind, which sees Kothing but military necessity in such deeds as the sinking of tbe Lusitania and the shooting of hospital nurses. Kerr Rudolf Keller, in a pamphlet entit led "War on Civilians," outlines hie idea for bringing peace. It is nothing more or less than a straight proposal to starve the inhabitants of those portions of France and Belgium now in Germany's .hands. " Of course there would be a fcre mendons outcry in the world's press against • German barbarity.- Bu.fc what of that P Our German skias are sufficiently thick to bear the abuse of our enemies. After a tisie England and France would feel that they could not expose several mil lions of Belgians and French to death by starvation, and then they would reluctantly consent to enter into ne gotiations. Let us adopt this ener getic policy without wasting more ti...
A COLLIE BOY. AT THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
\ ... .. \ AT THE WAR. \ e——r Th/ proprietor of the " Weekly " is in^eceipt of the following letter fr0ifl Gunner S. J. Murray, sou of Mi/., and Mrs. S. K. Murray, o£ Q^llie. . Young Mnrray is attached to\ the Royal Artillery, and wrote frkm " Taunton," Somerset, England, nnMer Sate 4th December :— pear- Mr. Perkins,—Just a few p.ues from an old Gilgandra dietrjgfc district on the fine example thgy have set N.S.W. in recruitiug. Al though I am in England, I have heard the result of the Gilgandra boys* march to Sydney, and it seems to me', as in everything else, th'at Gil is doing her share. Good luck to the boys ! I had the pleasure of meeting young Jg.ck Reddan on board the Orsbva coming over. He is well known in Gilgandra. Jack left us afc Port Said for the Dardanelles. .Since then I have had no tidings of him. Our Brigade (the Royal Austral ian Siege Artillery Brigade) has finished its training, and are now waiting for the word to go. We ars ali wishing to be sent to the Dardan e...
POSTAL TIME-TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
POSTAL TIME-TABLE - ! g"16; -atr-alter,^tion.j n. 1 h eraj 1 way, time table recently_'''rpa$s the postal officials have found it necessary to re vise the times of the closing and depar ture of mails. The appended time table has now been adopted, viz.: ■ Arrivals fronw Sydney, Dubbo, Balladoran, Eumun " gerie, 10.15 a.m. daily except Sundays. Coonamble, Gulor, Curban, Armatree A p.m. daily, Sundays excepted Tooraweenah. Biddon, 2 p.m. Sun days, Tuesdays, and Thursdays Collie and Merigal noon Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays Mundooran, Wednesdays and Fridays noon Deparfuresto— Sydney, Dubbo, Balladoran, Eutnun gerie 3.40 daily Snndays excepted CoonamHe, Gular, Curban, Armatree, 9.45 a.m. daily Sundays excepted Tooraweenah, Biddon, Collie and Meirgal Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays «oon Mundooran, Tuesdays and Thursdays >n ja, Mondays and Thursdays noon [£>n, Tuesdays and Fridays noon Jda, Tuesdays and Fridays " ise thirty minutes before of departure
COLLIE NEW[?] [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
(From Our Corresj At last I Lave the pleasure of stating that ive have had some Vain. On Friday evening a number of storms passed over, resulting m 91 points of rain being registered.-*,. 'A deputation consisting of /four teen district residents journeyed- to Crilgandra on Tuesday of last week to •wait on the Minister for Works (Mr Cann)" to urge upon him the impoit-. ,. - apce of_thejm mediate construction of^ - G'i 1 g'd n'd r a - Co 111 o railway. TheJ reply received from the Minister was of a fairly satisfactory nature. A party of fishermen from Gilgan cira visited here on Saturday night, hat, as far as I have learned, their I effeits "were not a snceess. The spot j ■qhosen by them "was "Mealey's Dam." j Wait awhile, gents, and this hole will j probably be dry, then you will get a catch. .. , , Mrs J.- Welch and Miss Ijily Hughes are heme again after spend-" i»g some time in the "Big Smoke." Constable and Mrs 0. Campbell are due here at the end of this week. Mrs W. Jones, of Par...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
A. S. Carroli M.P.S., PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMIST; Miller St., Gilgandra. ^ Sole Agent for HEMO FILE CURE. Ointment 3s, Sup postories 3a WelaFoi Grammar School, Orango 3000ft above sea level BoaFdiog and Day School for Boys A sound education by highly qualified raduate stafi to the University Higher Matriculation Exam. Moderate Fees; Extensive gro.unds plendid climate. Next Term: February 1st. ' C. R. CAMPBELL, B.A., Headmaster. Horatio Beveridge9 Miller St., Gilgandra. SOLICITOR CONVEYANCER' AND LAND AGENT | . -f.,, -— * TEUST FUNDS TO LEND. ^^fitzhaSinge - , Solicitor, 8lc Imperial Chambers, Gilgandra, (Lately occupied by N.S.W, Bank.) Moneys to Lend oa approved se curity at reasonable rates of interest. No Commission. Ail descriptions of Land Business. A CARD. Late of Wellington, S0li«3lti02?, JpjFOCSlbOIl?, £123. CiL SlbCS-, Has commenced the practice of his pro fession at Gilgandra, and may be con sulted at his office, Ellis' Chambers, Warren Road. All Courts and Land Boards attende...
THE GILGANDRA WEEKLY Gilgandra, Friday Feb. 4, 1916 SEVEN BROTHERS ENLISTED [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
SEIZE N BROTHERS ENLISTED When the Boomerangs^ arrived at Oowra- on route to Bathurst from Parkes a particularly gratifying re cruiting incident occurred, and one •winch goes to show that the true patriotic spirit is strong -within the hearts of the young taeii-of the out back. Mr Thomas Coe, well remem bered as an old coach driver in the district, has seven stalwart sons, and all.of fchem are now with the Boomer angs. Five of the boj's joined the recruits in Oowra, and the remaining two accompanied the contingent out of town for a couple of miles with the object of bidding them au revoir. Instead of doing so, however, at the last moment the two younger men j decided to join their brothers in the ranks, and did so there and then, continuing on the way instead of re turning to thei'' home. Nineteen men enlisted at Woodstock, and doubtless considerably more w-i]l join the corps prior to its arrival in 33athurst on Saturday. The distance that tlie men will have covered when the long ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
Hr "" MSSsI? ff3 3 EII iff1 SBsSJ lyj pfi W irfi M 1 And' your last opportunity to buy at Gilgandra's LOWEST PRICES. The awful war must inconvenience you that prices are bound to go up as production decreases, and we take the'liberty of impressing upon the thrifty housewife, and every -student of economy the value of securing High-Class Drapery Wants g&jL Manchester Department BARGAINS Special Ifalue in Calico 6/6 doz„, Sale Price 5/3 Heavy Dark Towels 1/ each,'sale price lO^-d Madras Muslin- 1/3 and 1/6 yd now 1/1 and 1/3 •Dress Department BARGAINS White IToile, 40in wide 1/2, now tO|d per yd Selkcip Wash'Fabric, in all colors, 1/, now 9|-d yd Fancy IToiles at 1/, i/3, and 1/8, now 9-|d,,ll|dand 1/3 Special line Silk Muslin, all shades, 40m wide, at 10-sd A Large Collection of Dress' and Blouses Lengths to be cleared cheap, last week of Sal3.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
H. J. Varcoe has for, sale: New and Si-c'onhand Gars. If,you want to buy a car, or any ciass'of machinery, call on Varcoe. Expert advice costs you nothing, and saves you pounds. Ad dress—Varcoe'a Garage, Gilgandra. Car for Hire! YAL. J. SMITH Wishes to inform the Public of Gilgandra and Western District generally that he has for Hire Two Fine Overland Gars And is prepared to undertake motor trips over any distance. Reliable Drivers, with thorough knowledge of Cars. Every care exercised. The Usual Terms—is per mile Address—l^Trigley St. 'Phone—No." 85 XL BIIE1Y © To the Residents' of Grilganelra and-District Having purchased the above well-known BAKERY lately carried on by Messrs McGREGOR and HOLLO WAY, I trust by strict attention to Business, both in Bread and Pastry, to gain a continuance of the Liberal Patronage extended to the late Firm. GILGANDRA and _ . BATHURST. > f 7 -*^ ,v - Telephones—23 Gilgan'clra ; 7S Bathurst Pos^-Offiee: Stores, Gulargambone F® MacCallum, General Dr...
THE WHEAT HARVEST. MR. ASHFORD GRATIFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
THE WHEAT HARVEST MR. ASHFORD GRATIFIED. When returning to Sydney from a visit to the Castlereagh electorate, Mr. Ashford, Minister for Lands, said he had the first opportunity of looking,into the Government Statis tician's estimate regarding the wheat harvest. Mr. Ashford said he was very pleased to see that even if the esti mate was considerably reduced the yield would reach the amount he forecasted some months ago. His estimate of a million acres increase in the land under wheat had been I verified He based his calculations I on the amount of seed wheat which the farmers had got from the Go vernment, and which was enough to sow a million acres. Sin addition to that assistance there were the remit tals of rentals that were absolutely necessary owing to the unfortunate drougfit, and the assistance given in cash to 160 settlers who were thus helped until they were able to reap a reward, as they were doing this year with the bountiful harvest. '"That," ho added, "together with the \y...
"THE HYPOCRITES." GREAT PRODUCTION COMING. MARVELLOUS PHOTOGRAPHY [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
"THE HYPOCRITES."' GREAT PRODUCTION" COM ING. MARVELLOUS PHOTOGRAPHY •On Monday, February 2Sth,at the Australian Hall vyill be screened a most daring and sublime production, entitled "The Hypocrites"—describ ed as an 'entertainment and a sermon in motion pictures. This great pro duction, which was shown at the Pal ace Theatre, Sydney, for over six weeks, twice daily, aroused more in terest than any photo play produc tion ever screened. It has been eulogised -and condemned. The proprietors and producers claim that it is only, and has been only, con demned by those it exposes. The clergy have endorsed it and preach ed sermons on it. It exposes the hy pocrisy of modern society, politics, home life and so forth. Truth is re presented in the photo play by a woman in the nude. Sydney papers had the following to say about "The Hypocrites" :— The "Telegraph" —"The manner in which the nnde figure is made to move in the dream, relieves the film of anything in the nature of• oftence to' the mo...
IRISH SOLDIERS IN THE WAR. HEROIC INCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
IRISH SOLDIERS IK THE WAR, HEROIC INCIDENTS. The "New Statesman''" has a long article in the current issue on the Irish soldier, recalling ,,the Wild Geese, Cremona, Fontenoy,-' and re marking on "the amazing fact that this is the first war in history in which* the Irish soldier has fought as an Irishman on the - same side as England." The article proceeds :— "So far as the present war is con cerned, Irish soldiers are fighting as Irish patriots in a way in which they never fought before. They do nrt echo Sarsfield's cry, 'Oh, that this were for Ireland !' Apparently they take the view that, in defeating the Germans as at Cremona, they actual ly are fighting for Ireland. The chaplain of an Irish regiment,, writ ing after the first battle of Ypres, described a dying soldier whom he attended. His side .was torn with shrapnel, and . he lay in a pool of blood. After being attended to spiritually he raised his hand and exclaimed, 4 My life for old Ireland!' Nor is this an isolated exampl...
NEW FARMERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
SSW FARMSRS' UNION.; A farmers' anion has been formed at Tamworth oil non-political grounds which it is hoped by the pro motors will be the nucleus of a union throughout Australia. The Chair-' mail, said it had been discovered that farmers' interests were not political at all. What was wanted was a union to defend their position and protect it, and to deal with their products as they thought fit. One speaker said the Farmers and Set tlers' Association had made the. Gov ernment of the day hate the very sight of farmers. II; they introduc ed politics into the matter then they must "stew in their own juice." .
HIS GIRL WORTH FIGHTING FOR. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
MIS GIRL WORTH FIGHTING /FOR. "Are you married?" asked In spector Thorn of a big strong, healthy f and hardy looking recruit who came into the police offiice at Young and offered his services. "No,'' replied the young man, "but I have;a girl and she told me that if she wasn't worth fighting for she wasn't worth hav ing." "And so you think she's worth going to the war for?" added the "in spector. "Yes," he said, "she's a good sort, well worth having a flut ter for, and take it from me I'll keep her up to it if I get back again.' "She a good Australian-, - anyway,' remarked the. inspector.
MR. FISHER IN FRANCE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
MR. FISHER IN FRANCE Mr. A. Fisher,'.Australia's High Commissioner, was officially wel comed by the French Government on his arrival at Toulon. At a luncheon given in his honor, Mr-,: Fisher said the one thing in the minds of Aus tralians to-day was t© be faithful to the Mother Country, and to fight with her till complete victory was achieved. Australia had already given her fleet and 200,000 men, and s^he was prepared to give a, further 100,000,. and to place at. >the disposal of the Empire all possible offensive forces.'
WHEAT ELEVATORS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
WHEAT .ElLEVATORS;. The Government scheme for hand ling the wheat harvest by means of. elevators is abont. to take -concrete form. A test was made 011 Thursday of six elevators which have just been erected at Glebe Island, and experts . pronounced them to be most satisfac tory. The elevators, which have a capacity of sixty tons per hour, will be used in shipping this seasons's record harvest. A new.line has been laid from Lidcombe to Glebe Island, which will be used exclusively for goods. In all there are 2.0 miles of sidings at Rozelle Bary, ' so -there should be ample space to deal with the harvest.
STATION MANAGER SUICIDES [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 4 February 1916
STATION' MANAGER'3UICI.PES Mr. T. R. Baird, manager of Wan dec Wandong station, a man well known by many in the Gilgandra district, committed suicide on Thurs day last near Derowie homestead, at -fi Obley. No reason is known for the ^v'act, but it is supposed that the de ceased must have been suffering from intense mental aberration when the , terrible act was committed. There was no better known or more highly respected man in the Dubbo district ' than Mr. Tom Baird. He was a pro * minent figure at all the shows in the western district, and took a keen in terest in agricultural and grazing pursuits. He was about 37 years of •age, and spent'all his lifetime in the district. He leaves a widow, but no family. Deceased was a son of the late Mr., D. D, Baird, of " The Springs."