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F. AND S. ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
F. AND S. ASSOCIATION. .. ANNUAL®|p5Cii[S^ The amiual meeting of members of "the Gilgandra branch of the F. and »3. Association was held at the Royal . Hotel on Saturday- last. ► The retir-; i ing president occupied the ehMr:, and^ - there were also present Messrs';« R._ r"j fjfjtanley, R. M. Diggs| W. J. Barber, ^ P. Q'Ntill, J. B. Roach, J. E. John son, and the secretary (J. Kuauer liase). A letter was received from the Postmaster - General's Department, intimating that the proposed exten sion v of telephone hours at Biddon, Curban, Collie and Etnnungerie was under consideration. The chairman proposed' as new members Messrs. Caleb Keyte, W.*D. Youug, aud Joseph Kean. With reference to the proposed •special meeting re the gristing of -farmers' wheat, the secretary stated that he had waited upon the manager of the local mill, who informed him that the firm had permission from the Government to grist farmers' wheat. In view.,of that information the meeting had not been held. The secr...
ITALY'S WAR LEADER. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
ITALY'S WAR LEADER. .Just as General Joffre was practically un known outside of Prance before the begin ning of the war, so Italy's leader comes upon the European battlefield unheralded and un known to the American observer. In Italy, ,however, he was already famous. Count Luigi Cadorna has long been regarded there as the '^rniy,'s .one hope . and the one man who has !tlie;'abi]ity Vto revive its glory. An Italian writer, a friend of- the Count, characterises him, in an article Contributed to the Brooklyn Eagle," by the two words "vivacity" and "calm." These describe alike his career and his temperament. His quick mind has built up 'a storehouse of military knowledge; it has jucTged keenly both inferiors and superiors; it has' foreseen and planned long in advance, but always beneath a surface of calmness and without the friction of disordered haste- He maintains his balance in the most trying cir cumstances and refuses to yield to the blud geonings of hasty argument or prejudiced pe...
WOUNDED SOLDIER CHARGED [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
WOUNDED. SOI/DIER CHARGED A wounded returned soldier named Oswald, while proceeding from Syd ney to Melbourne, was ordered off the train for travelling without a ticket. It appears that Oswald was robbed of his belongings, and the railwa}7 authorities in Sydney allowed-him-to proceed by tram. The Bench im posed a fine of half-a-crown, th,e mag istrate paying the fine. The Red Cross Society at once paid the sold ier's fare to Melbourne. This is the fifth occasion within a few weeks where soldiers in uniform have been takeu off trains at Junee aiid proceed rd against for travelling without a ticket.
SCRAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
Since December 1, 1915, 1,014,19?> bushels of .wheat have been exported from New South Wales. # # • . «« . Among the war cards received "at Young were two addressed to two brothers, one of whom was killed at Gallipoli, while the other has return ed-ho me incapacitated. #. * * . Recruiting-sergeant Whereat is putting in some fine work in the Scone district, having induced 117 gallants t6 join the colors within a short period. ■/? v.; -X A writ for 1 ifeel, claiming afilOOO damages, against the secretary of the A.W.U. (MrE. Grayndler) has been issued by Mr Jack Dunn, a shearer and a membor of the union. * * ■ • ■ m A Turk was arrested at Quirindi. last week for making use of the fol lowing disloyal utterances : ''The Australians who have gone to fight my.country are no - good, and if I could I would shoot them like ——« dogs." * * Sergeant Robinson, writing to his brother at Wellington from Eg}rpt, states that Miss Lowe, formerly of Snicer's Creek, is at present on the nursing staff...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
[ '.'.'Jap. Crepe Kiminos, sale 3s Gd Tussore Silk Goat and Skirt, sale price 12s 9d , / Silk Blouses, sale price 4s lid, 7s 6d, Ss 14d Menslue'Robes.—Just a few only to ''be.'cleared at' half, marked price The whole of. our well-assorted stock of Blouses, Skirts ?nd Costumes to be cleared at big re ductions Frosted Crepe, double width, all colors, ■ sale price Is lid White Frosted Crepe, double width, sale price Is 9d Prints, assorted patterns, 3s lid doz ? Tussore Silk, sale price special Is 6d, Is lid life lane Special White^fi'd• Colored Towel, sale price lOd White Table Damask, sale price lOd - Twill Sheeting double width, Is yd '36 in White Calico, sale price 3s lid. 4s 3d, 5s, 6s 6d • dozen■ All these liues are advancing in price. Now is the time to secure them Es-Sm Specia1 Felt Hats, sale price 4s9d, 5s 6d Special Panama Hats, sale price 9s 6d to 15s 6d Shirts, Pyjamas, Socks, Collars, Ties, all 3s in discount ••V & REMNANTS We haire just finished ' stock taking and...
CORRESPONDENCE (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
CORRESPONDENCE ■ i»i — » m nfri — (To the Editor.) Sir,—Your Correspondent signing himself "Bandar" to his letter ap pearing in your issue of tlie 4th inst. is apparently nnder the mistaken im pression that abuse is argument. He appears to be annoyed or upset be cause the Shire Council declined to ^waste public money by subscribing to the funds of a route march. ... He claims that route marches have lean conclusively proved to be well known efficacious aids to recruiting and in this entirely unwarranted as sumption he hurls a column of abuse at the Shire Council individually afhd collectively. Does your correspondent realise the urgent necessity that ex ists for every man who can do so to enlist and be traiued for the front at the earliest possible moment; does he, or is he capable of understanding, that men marching along a road (in most cases alongside a railway) are ■wasting valuable time and money— time that should be spent in learning how to do the job they have enlisted for, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
Having just concluded a successful sale are able to announce something ot importance to the good people of Gilgandra and District. We have just opened out a large indent of: » Ie and R/Morley's World-Famous HOSIERY Ex S.S. Indrabrah. This shipment has been much delayed owing to the wfe &»e, never theless, glad to be in the position at this late hour to offer all class of WOMEN'S and CHl&DREN'S HOSE and'I and f HOSE, also MEN'S SOCKS and UNDERWEAR. Under^oted^wi ^ave de tailed, as tar as space will admit, a few % the plums. ^7: ! Ladies' and Children's 3 Special Lines in Ladies' Black ^p;ton Hose, 7d, 10|d and 17 3 Rattling Yalues in Black Lisle Hose 1/3,1/6,1/11 3 Smart Numbers in Lace Ankle and High Grade Lisle Hose, fast black 1/6, 1/9- and 2/3, also in Tan and White at same prices A few dozen pairs American Silk Ankle Hoseat 1/11 and 2/3 per pair 5? Children's Lace and Cotton Hose in Black, Tan, and White, in ^ and f lengths, at all prices Men' I. and R. Morley's ...
A COWARDLY BLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
A COWARDLY BLOW. Trooper D, J. Campbell, of Broken Hill, writing from Gallipoli, on December 8, says:—"I see by the papers they are going to strike for shorter hours in the Barrier mines, A strike now is a cowardly blow at ns who are in the trenches and de pendent on them supplying the metal for making, munitions. They are striking a harder blow than they im agine at the boys who are risking their lives for their country. Are they going to strike while their fel low workers are being slaughtered for the want of ammunition with which to defend their lives ? If so, I would like to take a hand in the destruction of the originators. Yen might let the Barrier miners see the opinion of every Broken Hill boy on this side. They are working under better conditions than we are fighting under. We do not get 44 hours a week."
THE "KOOKABURRAS." [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
THE "KOOKABURRAS." The "Kookaburras," just on 100 strong, arrived at Bathurst Camp on Thursday afternoon last, after their long march of "247 miles. They left Tooraweenab 011 January 12 with a squad of 24 men.' Along the line of march recruiting meetings were held, and tlie.'f oil owing centres wero re sponsible for the increments in the ranks :—Yarragrin 1, Mnndooran 9, Boomley Camp 5, Oobboral, Danedoo 6, Tallawang4, Gnlgong 12, Mudgee 11, Lue 1, Bylstone 1, Kandos 1, Capertee 3, Cullen Bullen 4, and Portland 6—making a total oi 96 men to go into camp. ■
MUNDOORAN RACES [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
The following are the results of the Muudooraa races, which were held on Satnrday last: Opening Handicap, 7 furs.—J. Reach's .Freesia, 9.3, (Brooks) 1 ; P. E. Rogers' Venez, 8.1, :2; W. T. Yousg's- Glower,. 7.12, 3. Other starters : :My Fawney,;Flyera. Bett ing : 5 to 4 on Freesia, 4 to 10 to 1 others Rail way Handicap, 6 furlongs—J. •A. Buckland's Del lie, 710 (Tinman) ** 1; A. Woods' Lacly Adeline, 9.3,\ 2 ; T..Drew's Lady :Coriiith, 7.12,V.3^ ^Qther-startersf Anchovy. 9.0, Mefffca 7..8, J^etting^^;-to ■^J^ellie Laciy Adeline,. 3to i;^iet^bel]e, 5 to 1 Anchovy, 10 to 1 Lady Corinth Mundooran-Sandicap, 9, fars—J. A. Buck laud 'sZ'en s, 9.9, ( T in ra an ) 1; J. Roach's Freesia, 9.7, 2 ; E. Maber ley's My Fawney, 8;2, 3. Glower also started. Betting: 6 to 4. on Zens, 5 to 2 Fressia, 3 to 1 My Faw ney, 4 to 1 Glower. Grandstand Handicap, & fars—H. Hogdeu's' Budgery JGrirl, 8.3 (Tin man) I ; F. J. Taylor's Lady MaL vane, 7.11, 2 ; F. Raglus' Anchovy, 8.9r 3. Betting-. Even mon...
DAMAGE TO THE "LION" AND THE "TIGER." [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
DAMAGfi^vSHE' f 'I^ON^ AND THE' '?*! TIGER.'' - The Germans have persistently claimed?, that the battle cruiser "Tiger," of the Brit ish Navy, was sunk in the battle cruiser fight &lt; in the North Sea. The British have denied' this, although they have admitted that Bear Admiral Beatty's flagship, the "f>ion," was-1 disabled and had to be towed JibSaei-'-'^hat. > the "Tiger" was not lost is now established- ' by the testimony of the well-known war , respondent, Frederick Palmer, who vii,. the " British main fleet and was permitted /write an exceedingly frank article about what, he there witnessed. He saw the "Lion"" and tho "Tigor," and he tells us that thei former was hit fifteen times, and the "Tiger" eight times in the Dogger Bank fight. The turret of one of the ships was hit on the roof,, but only a small fragment passed through,, resulting in tho temporary disablement of one1 ' gun. Another shot passed through the side of the ship and burst, the fragments striking...
"VAST ARSENAL." BRITAIN'S WAR WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
VAST ARSENAL." BRITAIN'S WAS WORK.; "A Neutral," whose contributions to the. / London press are attracting attention, de clares that England 'a share is not (undei stood on the Continent even by her Alliig. Germany, Switzerland, and Sweden likewise be •iieve. thatf,Englishmen's individualism 'will; render them incapable of co-ordinate effort. • They little know what England is doing. "iliave just, crossed Great Britain from ome end to. the other," he proceeds, "and visitedi innumerable towns and cities- Britain at last is mobilised for ever. The achievement far surpasses the wildest German idea of what is colossal- I have seen factory after factory,,, working steadily for twenty-four hours a day,: seven days a week, employing theusaiids of men and women making shells, shells, shells.. I have seen factory after factory making aero planes. I have seen guns being forged under hydraulic pressure of twelve thousand tons.,, and howitzers forged with the stoutest steely requiring sixteen h...
DEARER SHEEP MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
DEARER SHEEP MARKET IV^spite of the advaj^pd rates re corded at the previous it^y's auction prices were again higher at last Moil day's Homebuph sheep sales Mut ton was 1/6 to;2/ dearer Short sup plies forced Myers' bands only 10, 000 being oji offer Winchcombe, Oat-son sold jfethers from J Perry, Warron, to 3(r/i.O,.- and W Thorton, Warren, 27/5p • '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
TOORAWEENAH RECRUITING AS SOCIATION The Annual General Meeting of the above will be held in the Tooraweenah Hall on Saturday Next, 12th instant, at 3.30 p.m. Business—Eleetion of Officers, pre sentation of balance sheet, arrange ments for the unveiling of a commemo rative Tablet, and other general business. A. YV. YEO, Secretary. WANTED RABBIT SKINS, 8d per lb paid. A; WOOD, Noah's Ark , TENDERS'^'' : ^ G R A ZING RIGHTS f of twe 1 ve months for the Gilgandra, Race' Uourse, Slacs.; Plenty of water. Traders close with the Secretary on Wednesday,- Feb, 16th at 5 p.m. W. C.'DEWE, Secretary. position wmeo. - Position as general servant want ed by capable girl. Apply in first instant to this office. - ; .Wanted to 'Buy FROM 8d to £500 "Worth OF WOOL,'. SKIMS, . HAIR, AND ,$bk»o^I.ujb.o©o AGCURATE' WEIGHTS & SPOT OASIS | A. WOOD, Noah's Ark. . "the ~~~ Castlereagli - Butchery; c8i.:*oob9 PROPRIETOR Warren Street, Gilgandra. . Opposite Post Ul'flce Jbiop^ifjby: supplying the Best B...
THE WHEAT SCHEME EXCESS AREAS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
THE WHEAT SCHEME EXCESS AREAS Cr W. A. Barden writes us as fol lows :—X am writing you with refer ence to the excess area wheat which the N.S.W. Government promised the farming community 4s a bushel. Of course yon understand the pro cedure, which in the case of the Go vernment guarantee the usual 2s 6d is advanced by the banks, the re maining Is 6d to come from the Agricultural Department. " Those who applied for the 4s guarantee got quite a surprise some two months to find the Government based their yield over the whole area for an average instead of on the excess area. Now a much greater surprise con fronts, those concerned to find that the Government 13 deducting- the area cut for hay from the excess area, not taking into consideration as to whether the area cut hay was on the excess area or otherwise. For instance I will quote my own case ; area 600acs, excess area lOOacs, 40acs cut for hay (not on the excess area, average yield for 560acs 5 bags per acre ; on lOOacs excess area...
WHO IS HINDERBUEG? THE RETIRED OFFICER WHO BECAME A VICTORIOUS COMMANDER. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
WHO IS HXNDENBUEG? THE RETIRED OFFICER-WHO BECAME A &lt; VICTORIOUS COMM&Mp.. j The Germans have erected ;in| fr^nt of*' the Reichstag a colossal statue lof gene ral von Hindenburg, the .Commanded., of the German Eastern Army, who gave it new life- Who is this "Von Hiridei^irgf A most readable answer is' given ftyvW. G. Dreher ia the Atlantic '' Monthly; AN BDITOB IN TROUBLE. * ''On the night of August 29, 1914, a Ger man writer strolled into the office o.f a news paper of Hamburg to learn the news from the front. The day's bulletin of the General Staff had just arrived, with the following passage:— " ' Our troops in Prussia under the com mand of Colonel-General von Hindenburg have defeated, after three days' fighting in the region of Gilgenburg and Ortelsburg, the Russian Narew Army, consisting of five array corps and three cavalry divisions, and are now pursuing it across the frontier-' '1 The editor tousles his hair upon reading this, reaches for the army list to ...
GILGANDRA DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
HOSPITAL. A public meeting of ladies "was hold iu the Australian Hall on Wed nesday afternoon for the purpose of considering the best means of supply ing the linen ; required for the hos pital. The following will act as a working committee:-—Mesdames. Lance, Noon an, Buckley, Menzies, Gibson, Peet, Paterson, W. Gaynon, Nelson, Roach, and Misses .S. mirth waite and Mabel Johnson. Mrs: Lanes was elected' President, Mrs Menzies Secretary, and Mrs Buckley Treasurer. The question of the requirements was fully discussed,, and the follow ing ladies vvere appointed as collect ors :•—Miss Smirthwaite, Mesdames, Patersonv Nelson, Noonan and Buck ley-—eagh /having their division ap pointed them. It was decided, after a lengthy dis cussion, that a euchre party be held un Friday, March 17th, in the Australian Hall. Tickets to be gents 2/6, ladies 1/6. &lt; It was decided to hold the next meeting on Wednesday, February 23rd at 4 p.m., in the Austialian Hall.
OUR WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
OUR WAY. "Some twenty-five German officers were being transferred from one place to another. "They were lounging in most luxurious saloon carriages, looking more like royal guests than military prisoners, while our soldiers were in attendance upon tliem, carrying their port manteau, etc.' Daily Mail." Frost: Our Minister makes hundreds of converts by his astonishingly fascinating de scriptions of Heaven. Snow: No wonder! He usecf to be a real estate agent.—Life.
COLLIE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 11 February 1916
—. (From Our Correspondent) We are still experiencing the Lot weather and its consequent ill effects. The district at present is badly in need of a good fa.ll of rain;.what little grass is left now is in a very dry state and is not of much use to big stock. Fortunately, the water sup ply is not too bad in the district. A number of pastoralists. are already cutting scrub for their big stock. Three or four inches of rain would, do the world of good,- anything short of the" amount would not be of much use to make the grass grow now. Our Theo. Meers gave us zither short notice of when he was going away to camp, for on Saturday nigj>t •at the Smoke Social he made it known that he was going into camp on Mon day.' So nothing could be done, other than make this young soldier his presentation, there and then. The people of Collie are sorry they did not get -a little more notice of his date of departure,^ so as be able to make his farewell come up and rank amoiogst that of the farewells te...