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A GENTLEMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
A GBHTLBMAK.. The word "gentleman" has been tljus defined : A man who is clean botli outside and inside, who neither looks up to the rich nor down on the poor, who can lose without squealing 1 and win without bragging, who is considerate to women, who is too brave to lie, too generous to cheat, and who takes his share of the world, and lets other people have theirs,
PRIEST'S NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
PRIEST'S. HARROW ESCAPE. On Thursday ni}ht last the Rev. Father Roynane, of Narrabri, Lad a. lucky escape from being struck by lightning duriug a storm. He was in the act of going- out to tui u ofl: i the wiudmillj when it was struck by lightning and -wrecked- A few sec onds later may have proved disastr ous to the parish priest
SOLDIERS ON STRIKE PARADE THE CITY. TROOPS FIRED ON. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
SOLDIERS ON STRIKE ■ '. • » —— PAP, A DP] TILE CITY". TROOPS FIRED OX. - Trouble again occurred.oni-Monclay.. at the Liverpool and Casula camps in connection with work under the new syllabus. A number of troops refused to work, and went to Syd ney and marched through the streets. The soldiers continued to parade the streets during the night, but were kept well in'hand by a body oE moa n ted and foot pol iee, wh-o dis persed the bauds that- otherwise might have caused trouble. Soon after (j o'clock all the hotels began to close up, and by S o'clock most of the hotels in the city -were shut." The Suancl aid ^her'Arcadcs were barricaded •: ; The rneasmes tal « i by the author ities somewhat quelled the -rioters' spirit;:;:.:.- ■ ■ -' ' • Late iu the afternoon f hopkeepers suffered ■ considerably^,k3t?y their win dows being smabhed for no apparent; reason, Occasionally a small skirmish be tween the ; moan ted and foot police . and the soldiers occurred, in .which '.>>■ one or two ...
MERRY MOMENTS. LITTLE LAUGHS TO CHASE DULL CARE AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
? MERRY MOMENTS. '■■■J ' -—— LITTLE LAUGHS TO CHASE DULL CARE / ' AWAY. Mrs. Jones: "My husband is tlie light of my life." | Mis. Smith "So is ming. One of the kind that smokes and>goes out at night." 1 ''How about your constituents?'' " What of them ?" : "Are they behind you?" "Very: much so," replied the M.P. "Too close to be comfortable !" - Giles: "So you've got a post in the band, eh? I suppose it was partly because you knew the manager ?'' Harris: "Partly that, and partly because he didn't know me." I say, do you think that Wiggins is a man to be trusted ?" 1 "Trusted? Yes, rather! Why, I'd trust him with nay life-" "Yes; but with anything of value, I mean." The wife of the great botanist smiled at him across the supper-table But these,'' she exclaimed, pointing to the dish of mushrooms set before her, "are not all for me, are they?" les, Mabel," he nodded. "I gathered them especially for you." V" She beamed upon him gratefully. What a dear, unselfish husband he was! In fiv...
TOORAWEENAH WAR SERVICE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
The U^liual mectijug o| j^lie 'T.Qoi'a wa*r Servt'fc4'er'Was hel(? oJj^S^tjirday aitep^oon last. Proposed' by Constable S trow nix, seconded, by K: Brown that the bai ar.ce'sheet'he adopted.—Carried. Proposed,. by A; W. Yeo, seconded by Constable . Strownix, that Mi Brown be re-elecfced'President.-—Car ried. ' • ~"" 4 - Proposed by ]£, E. O-ilTett", second ed by A' W.JYeo, that Mr Yonng b& ie elected secretary. Proposed:by Constable Strownix, seconded by K. Brown, that H. A. Irvm be^re-elected treasurei-.—Car ried;' JV • Proposed b^ V W. Yeo, seconded by K. Brown, taao Mesdames; J. L. Brown and Pinch, Miss Beames, and - Messrs H. E. Gillett, W. Water ford, and• Constable Strownix be ap pom. ti ed as Committee.—Carried. ■ ; Proposed by W. Water Cord, sec onded by A. W; Yeo, that H. A. Ir win and H. E. Giliett be asked to arrange a definite date for. the un veiling of the Honor Board'-in about six weeks.—-Carried, Proposed by VY. Water ford, sec onded by Constable Strowmx,>...
NATION ON ITS ROADS. CRUCIFIXION OF SERVIA. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
NATION ON ITS ROADS. CRUCIFIXION OF SERVIA. Words tfail to te]l the tragedy which has befallen the men, women, and children of fgieryia—thg ^people as against the splendid for its life,, and may,. ,^et^a£v"e* 'i^el'i ei^re^ It is a nation out on its ilo'ads-—flying before an enemy whose sav agery?^, fears. Listen, to the 'agonising words of Pere Nich olas, a, great Servian -preacher, written in the , ■'' Weekly Despatch'':— ''Come, come quickly, I pray you. Nearly the half of Servia is already in the hands of the.savages. Gome quickly, and come in all your might, that every Balkan State may know that might is on the side of right, and that the evil-doer eannot reign unpunished! '""We know our foes. They envy not our goods, but our lives. They will not occupy our territory; they will exterminate as. it will not be a battle! it will be a massacre. "We are already in retreat—but it is your retreat as well as ours; for you bade us re sist in Freedom's name, and we are fighting your batt...
THE HYMN OF HATE. LISSAUER EXPLAINS WHY [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
THE ■ 'HYMN OF HATE. f -'hlMMu'-JSR EXPLAINS WHY; : ! ' ' r° IXyiirii.. oi;,'Hate, written out of afo/; 'fftieoiilcic us 4. |pj ■y,4 'The . occupation. $j£ ; 'Cossacks 3 tie an iuipiossum> 011 my som;TV= said Em I I 1-5 uici, th mthoi oi ihc ITyiiuv of Hate, "from which I shall never be ^ ■ *^^/'When all these "barbarians came'pouring in' upon us in August and September of last year—I could, see England behind.'t'hem, urg ing them on." ; " - ; :.v who retells the conversation^. ill- the, ■"New York Post.'' 1 -.- i"1,' 1 • "This man generally supposed, outside' Ger many, to., be the embodiment' of German bit terness toward England, has nevc*r set foot , oh English soil, does, not speak t'he English language, has, because of his quiet way of ■ 'living, met even fewer travelling Englishmen ..than the average German. "On the other hand, his consciousness is full of the thought of the enormous empire -4P the east? of Germany that stretches across t\ \ continents, and hangs like-a grea...
CONDITIONS IN GERMANY. FINANCIAL TROUBLES AHEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
CONDITIONS IN GERMANY. $ J ' j FINANCIAL TEOUBLES AHEAD. Dr Friedrich Faumann, a well-known mem ber of tlie Beichstag, and a leader of the Radical Party, has been lecturing in Ger many on the economics of the war (says the London "Daily Chronicle" of November 5). When we remember that Herr Naumann af firms his belief in the ultimate victory of Germany and her allies, we must admit that his conclusions are not very encouraging for ! his own patriots. i In his belief Germany has solved the bread and potato difficulty with a minimum of trouble, al^o the pork question. It is only when food is concerned which depends on free importation that real difficulties begin. These difficulties are already keenly felt in the mat ter of butter, fat, and" eggs, and will continue to be felt. There is al30 serious trouble ahead with regard to the milk supplies, and the growlings and mutterings among large bodies of the people about dogs and cats drinking milk in luxurious homes while the babies of the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
-N0TI3EV As \vc--are being copIi " nljy apptoached %«th requc Is to ^ &lt; bS icports of p-iolic pro^ccdins—police court in par I ticular-Tf-yi c wtih it to be clearly under stooiMhat we do not intend to do so, ir respective'o-f person or persons. In a sense, the paper which we publish be longs to thc'subscribers, who expect' to get a fair recordlbf all local public matters.. FlXimber arid Gahranisscl -■ Ironworker Has removed to premises lately 00 cupicd by:- Mr. B. J. 'Carson, Miller Street (next to Wise and Go.'s Store). E tiniates given for all General Work. ; '' ■ ■ NOTICE-' Anyone found Trespassing or Damaging Fences on "Ashgrove," Collie, will be prosecuted without respect to persons. A. RANKMORE, Senr. ~ ^§T10E^5".TiE^SSpS ANYONE found Trespassing on the property of the undersigned known a5 "Arthursleigh," or damaging fencing or ■ gates, will be prosecuted, without . re spect to persons. • All trespassing stock will be impound ed. . *' • ARTH U'RSLEIG H ESTATE. R. Va...
IT WORKS FAIRLY WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
IT WORKS FAIRLY WELL. If the United States desires to aid Great Britain and her Allies, the honorable and manly course would be to join them openly in the war. —Springfield Republican. But isn't there a sort of equity in the pres ent working arrangement, under whicty the American friends of the Allies hei'p the Allies I all they can, and the American friends, of the Teutons help the Teutons all they can, while j Washington remains neutral? The United States is a corporation, and has no feelings. It is the people wao have feel ings. About nine-tenths of them fee! for the Allies, and the other tenth for the Germans, j and all the tenths express their feelings as | emphatically as the law allows.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
Jonsign your ill! If BUTCHER PRODUCE FUR'SKiftS RABBIT.'SKSNS, ©to. pmss CALVES Hf&hest. price an/d Prompt Ratisi **$&lt; AGXIBICEinC OTOKEB >- *"• «t ^ ,A, ^ v Bkst Paddocks at FLBMiHaTOia SsLLiKa/Assam Ohm Kemp-Bruce & Christie, Special Agenls. . &lt;5enera,l^C allying- Business V . r,.A. €>RGAN .Desires to inform the residents of Gilgandra and district that he has commence ■business in Gilgandra as» * GENERAL' ■ GARRipR. ..Aril kinds of carrying business transacted under personal supervision. Furniture and General Merchandise removed to any locality. A 'ITipigiX Solioi&esci. Watchmaker and Jeweller : I'-. 3. FLEMING Desires to imunate to the public of Gilgandra and District that he has purchased"; the business lately carried on by Mr F. A. Harris, ajad that he is prepared to exe cute a^j orders entrusted to him promptly, and at reasonable prices. Wateli Repairs a Specialty ..Extensive experience. Good stock of watches, clocks, jewelle...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
\ Atterti n is put i^ilat'ly directeVj i to Shire Council ad\ertiseinent in\! this issue re poll of ratepayers on the j ■question of partial water supply for ' Gilgandra. /I ■■ ^ V Mr tM.ihoci, of. the Agricultural ; 'Department, will deliver an£§id.drossJ! oil u Agricultural Organisation" in j the Collie Hall on Wednesday-next. | ■■■■■■■'; # '■■■■-.. * "■ *= -v..; - Private II. T. Ballard writing to ;bis auufc (Mrs Judge)- states he has ■had to undergo :a slight operation, but hopes soon to be well again. He was for. a loug time at Ga Hipb'l Iand escaped without a scratch. :* * - * ,/ The rainfall at Gilsatidra. for the . period fro m May, to No ve tn be r (t h e wheat season) of last year was 917 pointsraade up as follovvs : May 818, •June'169, July 148, Aug 101, Sept. 55, Oct. 117, Nov. 9. The following scouts of the Gil gandra troop have passed the test entitling them to 'a marksmen's badge, which ^requires a score of 60 out of a possible 100 at the local rifle range A. Tibbits-...
GERMANS SUPPLY FREE ELECTRIC CURRENT TO ALLIES. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
GERMANS SUPPLY FREE ELECTRIC CURRENT TO ALLIES. In the Electrical World there is a story of how the Germans supplied the Ailiesjswith cur rent for several months without being aware of the fact. When the German« first occupied Lille, while the Allied troops held possession of Armentieres near by, the soldier-engineers of the Kaiser's army discovered the abandoned Lille electric lighting plant, and, according to the story told by a British soldier in a letter home, shortly had the generators running and th« town again lighted by electricity. It was some months, however, before the Germans discovered that the Lille lighting system was also connected with Armentieres and that a good share- of the energy generated inside the Teuton lines was being used , to light the Allies' quarters and troop tents in the neigh boring city.
FOR OUR TROOPS ABROAD COUNTRY NEWSPAPER SERVICE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
ABROAD COUNTRY NEWSPAPER ; SERVICE > Since August last John Bridge and Co., Ltd., have been conducting a reg ular weekly service of .conntry news papers for distribution amongst those who have enlisted from tlie rur al districts of this Statp. This ser vice has been- rendered ■possible., by the ready assistance ^iven by the Co an try Press" VAsso'clatiou, no less .t ban by, t h e i m in ed i a fee a c d he ar ty co operation of the proprietors of the newspapers themselves. The service is . re presen fcafci've of fclfe whole S fcat-e, and the firm, in order to make it thoroughly effective, has .carefully classified all papers so as to render easier the work of distribution abroad. Another feature has been promptitude and regularity with which the details have been attend ed to thus insuring that, as far a1* is possible at this end, the service shall be 'Tegular and up-tordate in every respect. So far as the firm is aware the military authorities here have forwarded the; papers wit...
TURNING THE TABLES. BRITISH AIRMAN'S FEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
TURNING THE TABLES. BRITISH AIRMAN'S FEAT. An extraordinary story is related by the •Boulogne correspondent of the London " Daily Telegraph.'' During the early hours of a November morning a British flight commander went up in his machine on a reconnaissance trip. When over the . German lines his engine suddenly stopped, and he was forced to descend in the enemy's positions. 4 As soon as he came to a standstill on the ground he was surrounded by German soldiers, with fixed bayonets, and when he got down from his seat two German officers approached and told him in French, to give up his arms. He was then ordered immediately to repair his engine, and was given every assist . ance by the officers When the motor was once again in working order, the two German officers told the British airman to get into his machine. The aviator did as he was told, but took tlie precaution of strapping himself in. The officers proceeded to get into the ma chine behind him, each holding a revolver, and the...
GRAINLESS BREAD IN GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
.. IIWIBMMM Mill HI IIH ■IIIMMI JUlMliMTMHI (*MriiiBB'rtWi ■ !■! Ill ■■■Eft——m ! ' AIMLESS BREAD IN GERMANY. | . The - careful official parsimony , withi*1 which . ..bread-tickets are dealt out in Germany with i #,X*ous .impartiality, has. »aturally pr.gve|; very rasSijig 'i^st^vants, .jiiid* they have, been rfiaking palatable substitutcsimade,Mtn^^n^jf)fe(|K,3i^ •wheat-flour or rye-meaiy''''°'Si^ • have likewise been made by scientific:' expeii me|:te:l.i stations, and these have latterly , been frowned with success, according \to Miv.- A. Irornet, who contributes an/ article ujpon. the .subject to the "Chemikei Zeitung" (Bgrhn). , He writes: , ?-.- •:'■ ,.'t" ,.v..-• ■ v:-;v ■ e 'General interest has beg?Wa;;FOu^ed by the 'announcement that a gieat Elgrfin 'jfirm of re staurateurs had succeded in baking bread minus wheat-flour as a constituent. Po^to-starch .and, rice-starch toob the place of wheat-flour, .giving an uncommon whiteness to the biead. All kinds of this brfead, howeve...
CORRESPONDENCE To the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 18 February 1916
CORRESPONDENCE To the Editor Sir,—A few items in "River's" letter call for remark, the balance is mere egotistic assertion which may convince "River," bat - logically proves nothing.. He says,'"He ('Ban dor') claims that Route Marches have been conclusively proved to be well known efficacious aids to re cruiting and in this ENTIRELY UNWAR RANTED assertion," etc. Every Route Mairch so far, has been acknowledged by the military, and the press, to have been highly successful, both as regards the number of recruits join ing the march, but, in far greater measure, in the enthusiasm engen dered, and the stimulus given to re cruiting. And this latter not be cause of the flag-waving- so decried by "River," but fey the sight of our lads of set- purpose, and volunteers all, marching off to fight our battles. Again "' Bandor ' appeal's to think the men engaged in a Route March are learning something." Yes, ."Ban dor" does, not only think it, but know it. As the 22 men swung out of Tooiaweenah,...