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ANOTHER 4.000.000. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
ANOTHER 4.000.000. ?'The 'London Times' estimntes that Grrmnny by a supreme effort can put 4,000,000 new meu into the field in Match or April next. Of course they will be raw youths and men verging on three score, and withal untrained, or with the smallest modicum of training; but as food for powder they will bo as ready to face death in close formation as were the veterans of the Prussian Guard.' — Melbourne 'Ago.'
BLUNDERED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
BLUNDERED. 'There is not the slightest sign of tho German blockade bluff succeeding iu the United States. It is felt that Germany has blundered again. By a few strokes of the pen she has obliterated the impression that propagandists have been diligently raising nnd has created a:i unexpectedly favorable atmosphere for the settlement of the Anglo-American trade difficulties. ' ' — Washington corres pondent London 'Times.'
FALSE SENTIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
.. FALSE SENTIMENT. 'Unless husband and wife aro in timately associated in some common work outside, tho homo, they have so very little in common thnt tboy can share. Se parate interests and ambitions, minds moving on different plans — all this tends to niako strangers of those who have to pass their lives together, hampered con tinually by tho false sentiment whie makes .it the right of tho one to com mand and the duty of the other to ? obey.'— Mona Caird.
Wardens in War Time. MR. G. H. BLAKEMORE'S OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
Wardens in War Time. MR. G. H. HLAKBMORE'S OPINION. In a recent issue of tlio ' Daily Telegraph, ' Mr. G. H. Blakemoro, for somo years general manager of Great Cobar Ltd., and one of the admitted mining authorities in Aub tralia, had something to Bay oon corning mining wardens and sus pensions on mining leases. Mr. Blakoinoro romarKen upon inu niannor in which some of the mining wardens of tho Stato had intoiprctcd tho position of Iho industry, and considered Hint tho officials i' question displayed a sad lack of understanding of what war was. Incidentally, the situation had shown up somo of tho dofecls in tho Alining Act. ono of tho most serious beiug tlmt any porson could take exception to the grunting of cortain forms of labor suspension on miuos whether ho w»R interested or nut. The ob jector waa not liable for any costs, and was put to no expoust; all liohml to do was to object. Unfortunately, mining companies could bo shot at by any ' man of straw ' or any porson who had a per...
SERIOUS ANXIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
BRBinxis ANXIETY. 'Our conditions of life stand on a higher lovel than in any other country uuder tho sun, aud the room for oxpan sion is greater. Yi-t we havo to confess that the question of tho birth-rate w giving serious anxiety to all those who have studied the matter from a particular point of view.'— Minister for Health, Mr. Flowers.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
Whon our Sulo flag is flying, the prioes aro low. — M'Grath and Pow derly. Mercery Specialists.* Just landed,* nearly 600 yds. Lino toum and Floor Cloth, riiroob from Glasgow (Sootlaud), each oue a new aoason pattern, ff . DOQQKR, Liusley Street.' You can maku tho best purchases in children's footwear and hosiery at A. U. Oampbum/s.*
AFFRONT TO THE ALLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
AFFRONT TO THE ALLIES. 'When President Wilson went out oi tlie wiiv to congratulate tho Kaiser on his birthday, while uuder his direct au thority thelierimm armies were outrag ing nil the laws of common humanity, hu offered not ouly u diplomatic affront to the Allies, but an insult te the feel iugs of civilisation. '—' Daily Tele graph. ' ' ?
Latest Telegrams. SYDNEY, Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
Latest Telegrams. SYDNEY, Saturday Jt has beon decided that members I of the Cist Australian expeditionary ? force, who returned from Raboul yes- fi terday week, shall be paid in full up II to Maroh 4th. If Tho Federal Government intend* ',. to Impress upon the State Govern- 1* mentB tho urgency of oarrying out «i the work of the proposed strategic J| railway between Port Augusta and m Brisbane, and inviting their co-opora.- jft| tion and assistance On Iho subject if. of the probable gauge, the Prims fe ' Minister said ho assumed it would ha H 4ftrSjiu., the same as tho Australian n ' line and those in N.S.W. Mr Fisher 8} added that the line would be tapped (?!,; at many points by quite a number o£ ; V'k State railways. On present estimates he did not think the cost of the rail way excessive. .1 A moBsage from Cairo states thai f after ten woeks' training in tho da 8ert, oarried out in the spirit which one would have expected from Aus tralians, tho first Australian division is emorg...
BROKEN POWER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
BROKEN POWER. 'On both fronts the German outlook is getting \e8s and less hopeful. Rus sian efficiency compelled a diversion of forces to the cast which has brokou the power of the German offonsive in the west. That is the most disagreeable surprise of the war so far as Germany is concerned. The next most disagroc able surpriso has bcon tho staying power of tho French. ' '— ' ' New York Tribune. ' '
Latest War News. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
Latest War News. Sydney, Saturday. A German officer deolares that t, great effort will bo made against Calais during the next fow weeks. Numerous oontingents are leaving Liege for East Prussia and Buko vinft. Desperate fighting is proceeding fa Eastorn Galicia. Austrians were dis lodged and overwhelmed during a night attack, whon they fled in dis order, at Ichottoliwa Hiver, leaving doad in heaps in the dofiles. Germans look tho offensive neat Moghiley, but tho Russians penetrat ed thoir lines and drove thorn back, capturing two tronchos. Tbo Gorman onslaught in East Prussia has broached the border at six points botwoon Wirbscclon and tho Vistula River. Tho Russian lossoi wero tragically groat, whole battaliont sacrificing lliemsolvos with Iho ut most heroism to savo tho iirmy. Two rogimonls porformod ono of tbo finest feats in the history of tho war. With out ammunition they broko through Iho Gorman linos, and hayonotted 5 path to safely. Tho Admiralty has aiiiiouucod that out of 1...
Cobar Gladstone Mining Co. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
Cobar Gladstone Mining Co. Tho thirteenth half yearly mooting of frliiiieholdors of the Cohar Glnd stono Mining Company was hold at tho Grand Hotel last night, tho chair man of dirootors (Mr P. Snolson) presiding. Othor shareholders pre sent woro Messrs Geo. Knight, Tal. Edmonds, T. Baldock, n. P. Moxon, J. Davies and T. Kinkead. A num ber of shares woro represented by proxy. Tho directors report statod that during tho half-year, operations by tbo tributors had been greatly ro 8trictod owing to the war, as they have Ijooii unable to obtain a market for tlioir ore and concentrates. About 241 J tons net of mixed grado copper ore havo boan sold, of a gross value of about £2810,on which amouutthe 10 per cent, royalty has been recaivod by the company. This makes the total amount of 010 sold hy tbe trilm tors sinco starling operations 20731 tous, of a gross valuo of about £23,6G3. In addition to the oro sold, it is esti mated that lliero aro about 400 tons or 5JO per cent, copper ore on s...
Great Cobar Ltd. MINES TO RE-OPEN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
Great Cobar Ltd. MINES TO RE-OPEN. Mr. E. Hogan Taylor, super intendent at Cobar, states: — ' Tho following information Im8 been received from the Re ouivor in London of Iho Groat Cobar Limited' : — Proposals for reopening the mines agreed to by committee of debenture-holders. Appli cation being made to Court for directions and approval. Mr. Taylor adds: 'Particu- larly warn men not to 001110 to Cobar on Ibis announcement, as it may bo many weoks beloro tho Oourl dfoposox of tbn mnllor.' When money is available, only a fow mon will bo needed for the first six wcoks, and those aro ul road y bespokou.
Canbelego Police Court. Before the P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
Canbelego Police Court. Before the P.M. Arthur Ryau, charged with being ou the premises of Iho Fodoral Hotel during prohibited hours, was fined 10s, and 63 costs, in default Ihroo days in the lookup. William Ellis Johnson was ohargod with stealing tho sum of £20, the property of Ernost Edward Hawley, at Pooraka siding. Mr. G. A.Bolton appearod for defendant. After hoar ing the ovirlonco, the P.M. committed accused for trial to Iho noxt Cobar Quarter Sessions, to bo hold on 16th June. Bail allowed, 6olf in £10 and two surotio3 i:i £20 each.
WHERE IT BEGAN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
WHERE IT BEGAN. 'Division of labor began with tho in vention of fircmaking, and it was a division of labor based upon sex. The woman stayed by Ine fire to keep it alight while the man went to the field or the forest for game. The woman by the fire side became the burden-bearer, tho bas ket-maker, the weaver, potter, agricul turist, domesticator of animals; in a word, the inventor of all the peaceful arts of life.'— Otis Mason.
THE DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
THE DIFKKKBNCK. 'Somebody hns said that the differ ence between Mclburnians and Sydney siders are only surface differences. 1 would say they were only surf differences. Even tho surface differences are the re sult of the oydney-sider's passion for the surf. He takes an inordinate pride in browning himself. In a Sydney crowd bathing at Manly, Coogee, or Bondi, a Melbourne man is conspicuous, because of his pitiful resemblance to a white man.' — Atticiw, in Melbourne 'Lead- er.'
NOT NEW. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
NOT NEW. 'A regulur system of promoting from the ranks to the position of lieutenant capable and ucserving men has been in augurated. Apart from its immediate usefulness, this custom has wholesome effect upon the rank and file. It is, of course, not new. Napoleon not only gave currency to the cheering axiom, 'Every private soldier carries a Marshal's baton iu his knapsack.' He habitually acted upon it. Some of his most successful Marshals had risen from the ranks.' — Henry Lucy (in 'S.M. Herald').
A MERE OUTBURST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
A MERE OUTBURST. 'In Britain the announcement of the German. blockade is regarded as a mero outburst of temper and bravado, and as a confession of strain aud failure rather than a token of confidence and determin ation. As far as it is intended to frighten American shippers and coerce American opinion into subscribing to the view that tho Germans lire too terrible to be resisted, it has failed, like all Ger many's previous offorts, te. gauge tho character of the American people.' — London 'Times.'
A STEP FURTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
A STEP FURTHER. 'The whole-heartod approval of tho community will be given to the Ministry for offering to the War Office a third contingent, which is to consist of 10,000 men. It is an appreciable step further towards the realisation of the ambition of sending at least 100,000 Australians to the assistance of the Empire and its allies. ' ' — Melbourne ' ' Argus. ' '
A FORECAST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 February 1915
A FORECAST. ' ' you may roll your eyes, England, .mid decry deeds that fill the world with horror, but the longest purse can be emptied and the greatest credit shatter ed. Having determined to fight to the death, the future will bo rich in wild events.' — Leipzig 'Neutsche Nachrich bteu. ' '