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GILGANDRA SOLDIERS FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

GILGANDRA. SOLDIERS FARE WELLED. \ — , There.was another soldiers' fare well night in the Australian Hall on Tuesday, the central figures on this, occasion being Privates W. Hitch en (sou of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Hitclien) and Setter. There was a good at tendance, and the proceedings were of a,n enjoyable character—dancing', of course, being the chief amuse ment. Mr. A, E. Perkins presided at the presentation ceremony, and on. behalf of the Recruiting Association presented Private Hitchen with a wristlet watch, and, on behalf of the citizens, a safety razor to Private Setter. Mr. A. F. Garling also spoke, and Mr. T. Nash responded on behalf of the boys. Refreshments were provided by the ladies, who were specially thanked during the eveningfor their spleudid work onthat and all occasions. The band and those who assisted with the music were also thanked.

Publication Title: Gilgandra Weekly
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A GRAVE MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

A GRAVE MISTAKE. A grave mistake on the part o£ either the Defence or Postal Depart ments occurred through a letter written, by the parents of Private Ernest Cobcroft, of Coonamble, to" him in May last, being returned re cently through the dead letter office, endorsed, " Killed iti action." Let ters from othee soldiers received in dicated "~that they had seen Private Cobcroft in signalling work as late as August, and last week the soldier's father received a definite refutation of the story of his having been killed in action by a cable message from Cairo stating, " Private Cobcroft at this present time is well and engaged in signalling m>rk at intermediate base at Cairo."

Publication Title: Gilgandra Weekly
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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DISQUALIFIED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

/ DISQUALIFIED. Mi\ J. Higgins, the WJD.R.A. sti peudiarj'Sfceward, continues to deal with, offenders in the west. .For im pi'oper practices at the recent Orange Hospital, Mr. Higgins disqualified the well-known western trainer, R. Winters, the equally -well-known rider, R.' Wallace, aud the horse Cocoroo for 12 months. It is nnder stooavt^tan appeal has been lodged.

Publication Title: Gilgandra Weekly
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MR. H. MACHIN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

MR. H. M&CHIN; Mr. H. Machin, who until quite -recently was a resident of Balladoran •district, and who now has property at Wingham, On the Manning River, recently took up 12S0 acres of coun try at the head of the Cedar Party and Mooral Creeks, some few miles .from Wingham, und intends to give •sheep a trial there. Hilly country for the most part, when it has been ; •cleared should carry a fair number of sheep. The huge areas of country which should prove g.'eat feeders to the town of Wingham in a few years' time are being opened up and devel oped slowly. Some of the hilly-area's ;are carrying cattle, and Mr. Machin's sheep'experiment is being watched toy the people of that district with do small amount of interest. From, over this sic^e we wish our old friend Ihe best of gopd luck in his " woolly " ' venture, ■ /

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GULARGAMBONE RACECOURSE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

GUJLAROAMBONE RACE COURSE The contractor for the racecourse at G-alargambone is well forward with his work, and when completed it will make one of the best courses in tlie West. The grandstand will have a capacity of about 600, the horse stalls are sufficient to provide accommodation for a large race meet ing, the publican's booth, aud re freshment stall will be thoroughly equipped, and with the outbuildings and other arrangements generally the committee are to be congratulated for the . thoi'ough manner in which everything has been done.

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CONSTABLE JONES. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

CONSTABLE JONES. The appointment of Constable Jones to Gulargambone from Toora weenali is viewed with satisfaction at Gular (writes onr correspondent). ! Constable Jeues comes with a good ' reputation, and is regarded as a fear less and capable officer. It is on the ! cards that Constable Strownix *will succeed him at Tooraweenah. If this comes to pass we congratulate the latter centre in securing an offi cer who knows his work, and does it regardless of consequences.

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WHAT IS WAR? GIBSON'S' GREAT PICTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

! WHAT IS WAR ? i —♦ GIBSON'S' GREAT PICTURE., I j On Monday, -November 8th, the ! magnificent picture which holds yon spell-bound, and which has cost thousands of pounds to produce, will be shown at Gibson's Pictures. Hav ing read a description of it, we would say, every person who can should be present. Make no mis take, this is the best and most rea listic picture ever shown in Crilgan drs. How inauy of as have asked our selves this question, and how difficult is the answer ! What we do know is that the world Is at present engage ed in one great titanic struggle, a struggle hitherto unheard of in the annals of-military history, and sure ly little dreamed of. The monstrous I hand of "the Hun" is dealing death [and destruction wherever his path might be ; he heeds not the children's wail or the mother's maddened,cries, but reveals in them ! This monster must be crushed. Whaf< do we find ? Peace-loving countries are in conse quence drawn into this struggle, and millions o...

Publication Title: Gilgandra Weekly
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

YOUR FRIENDS WILL HOT Till WW - i rrtat your j^ray hair iviuKev youv look old; it in one of thowe points which are n^vvsr fm-iiliutibd—but always noticed. Cray hair is not a iv;>rua< ii, Imr. it':-, a ini,ty,;cy bjs di.sadv'a;U-.iWhy aoi; alter i! V .\iarie 1 '!•.fi11 m11<m> t llair Stain will restore your hair to a Y'oulh I'ul i.>ri;;ht color. «'ivin;v it a .soft.,..silky britliaii-'y in a-iy sha({e c J' l.-rovvn, or black. Vv'iiKbinfC will, not remove it. Pa mp, humid atmo^phe'1'.' will no I ohaiifV'j 'iL. I-Jven .sea bathing will not affect it iy- the lea.^t. Ua.e treatment will filter yonr t\ appca. aru-e. Why not n• -tv it'.' Why be gray and.look old'? .Sold by most cliRnii.^t! or sunt, under plain cover, on ivccij-t nf |>rice, 10/'C, .'ind !>d. tiiACe, from ;\-fa. Van I'aak icol, LjKiI . ' ! i\S Oas'tlcroaj?;!) iUrce!.," Fyd lu.-y. 'When ordering, state what .'..hade yon di-'ire. whether lis'ht, medium, dark brow:., or black. Always use. "M...

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ENMUNGERIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

(From our Correspondent.) Weather—Last Saturday we had ' 21 points of rain. This, on top of; the splendid rainfall a fortnight earlier, has been of immense advant age to wheat cronr-i. Since the rain, the weather has been cool—-almost wintery. Fatal Accident—Last Thursday a telegraph lineman named Prince, from Dubbo, "was fatally injured here. He was sent out with a gang to shift a few posts to make room for the new wheat dump in. the rail way yard. While Prince was strap ped to the top of ,a telegraph post, it snapped off at the bottom. Princa suffered frightful injuries in the fall. His top jaw was shattered and the base of his skull cracked. His mates did all that was possible for the poor fellow. He was taken to Dubbo, by the mail train, where lie died the sfime night. Prince left a wife and a young family. He was well re-' spected, and Avas a capable man at work. The daily account of the "Coo-ees" is followed with -interest. Mr Cecil Martin aud a mate of his have decid to join....

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THE KEEPSAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

THE KEEPSAKE. " A little keepsake, mother clear, To wear till I come back !" And o'er his mother's aching hea,rt Jim pinned a Union Jack. ' " For King and country, mother dear, I go, for duty calls ; Remember, you must play your part, No matter what befalls !" "The early summer came and found . Jim's mother clad in fylack, And o'er her bleeding heart was , pinned Her flag— -the Union Jack.

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FLIRTING WITH PRISONERS. THREE GERMAN WOMEN FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

FLIRTING WITH PRISONERS. —-—.+ THREE GERMAN WOMEN FINED.. Two sisters, described iu tlie pap ers as "Gertrude and Frieda G.," and a married woman, "Frau Hel ••ene F.," have "been fined 30s each in Berlin for flirting with British pris oners of war. The women were caught in the nefarious act of blow ing kisses, waving handkerchiefs, and winking at a nnmber of capt,ured Tommies interned at a camp on the Berlin riverside near the suburb of Oberschonweide. The trio, it appeal's, hired a row boat for the purpose, and established amorous communication from a spot on the river adjacent to a point where the prisoners could easily be seen. A steam-boat loaded with patriots, catching the women in the midst of their flirtation, "shammed" them from the scene, whereupon the trio rowed to the opposite side of the river, where another camp of Eng lishmen is established. Here they were apprehended by the river police and placed under arrest. As a spec ial punishment and warning to other "traitors,'...

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PICTURE PROPRIETOR'S LIABILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

PICTURE PROPRIETOR'S , LIABILITY. —— "V At' the Court of Petty Sessions last week (says the li'iverina "Gra zier") before tha P.M., William H. Thurston was charged on summons with baring exhibited a cinemoto graph picture without having first .exhibited the programme to the po lice. The defendant pleaded not guilty. Sergeant Baker stated that about 8.30 p.m., on the > 23rd Sep tember, he visited the' Federal Hall,, of'whicli the. defendant was the li censee. When he visited tlie hall, the defendant who was at the door,, offered him a programme. He refused to take it. No programme or synop sis of the proposed entertainment' was delivered at the police station six hours previous to the entertain-, meat being held on the 23rd, as re quired by the regulation. No pro gramme was submitted to the police prior to the entertainment. At that time the picture entertainment: was being held. In answer to defendant the witness said that on the previous Thursday, 16th, when he visited the hall,...

Publication Title: Gilgandra Weekly
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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GULAR PROGRESS COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

GULAR PROGRESS COM MITTEE. 1 1 ■' \'uy*' . At the usual meeting of the above last week, the Coouamble Progress Association asked the co-cperation of this body in assisting to prevail on the Railway Com missioneis to re store the train service to the time table that prevailed previous to the war.—It was resolved that the Com missioners be written to as request ed, , Mr E. S: Twigg asked the Assoc iation to urge upon the authorities the necessit}*- of having an extra, mail day to Tooraweenab, with which, if they were able to get a tri weekly service with Gilgandra,, would then . give them a'daily ser vice.—The committee thought that. if-such were complied with it would penalise some of the families on the wayvasit would necessite the alter ation of the route, so they turned the • req test clown. Mr C. J. Mooney tendered his re... signation as President of the Associa tion, and Mi D. Win tori was elected - in his stead. The secretary ■ submitted the bal ance sheet, which disclosed the ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

SummerOressGoods Etc., And Ladies & Gents Quality Hood- Low Prices.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

I H-E-A-N-'S | BEST FOR CHRONIC COLDS. " The cough mixture I made.from; Hean's Essence is the best remedy I have ever used for chronic colds. I Cured myself in a very short time, and: can safely recommend it to anyone who suffers with throat and chest' complaints."—-I. C. MacVicar, Colo Creek, N.S.W. Making cough mixture at home with' Hean's Essence is so wonderfully eco nomical and the mixture you make is so good,, that users promptly recom mend Hean's Essence to others. Every bottle you use saves at least ! io/- for your pocket. | This home-made Hean's Essence Cough Remedy gives instant and comforting relief from all the usual family coughs and colds. As a gargle for sore throats it stands a champion. It is pleasant to take, is entirely free from harmful drugs, and is always valuable in cases of Asthma, Bronchitis, Croop and Whooping Cough. $ Hean's Essence is sold by most chemists - and stores, or post free on receipt of price, 2/-, froui G. W. Hean, 178 Castlereagh Street, Sydne...

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FAILURE OF THE STATE INDUSTRIAL CONCERNS [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

There is 1.10 question whatever bat. that fail are is already written across ; the-face of the State industrial eon-, oenis, and anyone doubting this statement will find proof in the nub . joined figures taken from the last re poi^t of ;the Auditor-General, cover ing the results of the last four years. One set of the businesses is shown to pay, another to lose. There is reason to believe, however, that 1 those set down as showing a profit would, if thrown on their own merits, show as heavy a loss as the others. Following are the balances of" the paying ones in four years:— Brickworks Capital Homebush Cost Gain £ £ ■ ; Biiek works Homebush 84,00S .9,388 Qnairies— Kiama 53,640-. 12,733 Port Kembla 16,374 3,504 Maroubra 10,518 944 « Monier Pipes 19,318 9,702 Bakery 10,172 3,098 Motor Garage 7,605 155 Total 200,135 39,524 None of the above can be claimed to be returning a genuine gain. State Departments and corporate bodies have to take their products at the price fixed by the Minister....

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CENTRAL WESTERN RACING ASSOCIATION. MR. H. CUTTER APPOINTED SECRETARY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

CENTRAL WESTERN RACING ASSOCIATION. I A ME. H. CUTTER' APPOINTED SECRETARY..; The annual meeting in connection with tlie above was held at Coon arable last week. The balaace-sheet showed an in come'of £612/10/6, including. £300 . A.J.C. subsidy ; £245/1 license fees ; £59/17 affiliation fees ; £6/7 race re ceipts ; £1 appeals. There was a. balance forward from last account of £302/16/11, making the total cash for the year £915/7/3. The expen diture totalled £736/1/3, of which £654/3 went in salaries ; £29/19 delegates' travelling expenses ; £15 honorarium to former treasurer. The credit balance carried forward was £179/6/2. Officers were then elected as fol lows :—President, Mr W. M. Keogh ; Vice-president, Mr A. H. Oliver ; treasurer, Mr H. E. Hays ; auditors. Messrs J. M. McKinnell and H. Tay lor ; committee, Messrs E. A. Munro, Joseph Hourn, W. IT. Procter, W. V. Dowling, and G. B. McEwen ; leav ing one vacancy to be filled by the committee. Mr Deaus was urged to accept nominatio...

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COST OF DAY LABOR WORKS A MINISTER EXPLAINS THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

A MINISTER EXPLAINS THINGS, Iti a memorandum to the Premier the Minister for Works (Mr. Cann) favnisnes a comparison between the cost of day labor works to June 30 and the estimates for such works. The Minister regards the results as very satisfactory, works of the esti mated value of £3,207,397 having cost only .74 per cent in excess of estimates. The cost in excess of es timates for railway construction re presents S.63 per cent, for the fol lowing reasous:— "In some cases the estimates were made when the standard of wages was 8s a day, wliereas during the currency of nearly all the works 9s per day had to be paid, with a cor responding increase in all materials. Again, the expenditure per annum was limited dnriag 1912-13, and in 1914-15 there was a, further limita tion owing to the financial position due to the war. The time of the men was, for a part of the year, re duced to at first three days a week, afterwards four'days a week, while the staff to control the men had to be kep...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

Mr S. W. Markham Mills has returned to town, and may be consulted at his rooms as usual. Mr Mills' personal at tention to all dental work is in itself • sufficient guarantee. Ladies and Genjfcs boots an'd shoei a§ Garling's, extra good value, high fe quality lew ia price,—0 1 General Carrying Business A. ORGAN \ Desires to inform the residents of Gilgandra and district that he has Commence business in Gilgandra as \ CARRIER. All kinds of carrying business transacted under personal supervision. ^ Furniture and General Merchandise removed to any locality. /' M. Trial Solicited. The A.B.C. Fruit Mart Confectionery and Refreshment Rooms are situ ated in Garling's New Buildings next the Big Store. Cassim and Baveas, Proprietors. Telephone 73 We Don't Urow Wool ut we know wool, and we know the wool market from A to Z. The whole' of our ime, thought and energy is centred on beating everybody else in the matter of priccs. ,■ ■ Winchcomte-Cafsaii Results speak for themselves. Hundred of grow...

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FATHER AND CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 29 October 1915

"father and child. * ^ A. French soldier who fell on the field of honor on June 15 wrote,., seven days before his death, a mov ing letter to his little motherlc ss son,. aged three months and ten days, in the hope that the boy would one day read his words:— "Dear little Paul,—Young as yon. are, you have already had the mis fortune to lose yoar dear mother. vShe ouly lived to love you for a few hours, but oh! how happy and proud she was of you. Alas! death snatch ed her from ns. Yon hare now only your father, my little one, and he is far away from you at the front, but even s<> far away he loves you dearly How glad he would be to be near you, to watch over you and to sec you grow in knowledge and strength. This would be my greatest happiness, .' but if Gro i wishes for another victim' may His holy will be done. . . \ The life that is opening out before you may be thorny sometimes, and', sometimes pleasant. Never mind, go always straight forward, with head erect; be loya...

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