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Latest Telegrams. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
Latest Telegrams. Sydney, iSaluiday. Thu total number of industrial dis putes in the Commonwealth during 1914 totalled 337, including 235 in N.S W. Of that number 167 wero connected with thu mining industry. Tho total wage3 lo3t amounted to over half a million pounds. Melbourne, Saturday. Thomas Mitchell and Co wero charged with having unlawfully paid a man loss than tho sum specified in the award. This was a casa in which tho man was supposed to have re ceived 48s per wook but returnod 15s when leaving. Defendants were fined £5, and orderod to pay £19 5s costs. For arrears of wages, on auother charge tliey were fined in a similar amount The Minister for Defouce wishes to correct au improssion which ap pears to have gainod ground that a largo proportion oi llio men who returnod from Egypt are suffering from voneroal disease.' *A report from tho Direotor-Geueral of Modical Stu dios states that tho rumour is a cruel Blandor on tho troops.
Warden's Court. APPLICATION FOR [?]SION BY GREAT COBAR. THREE MONTHS GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
Warden's Court. Vl'ITI'MTHlM P'OR ' fKPKN SION BY GItlCAT COBAR. THREE MONTHS GRANTED. At the Wai'dimV (hnirt on Tliurs Imv, hi'f'irn Mr. Wnrdnn LaiillHW, P.M., Groat Colmr TiiiiiilBd applied fnr three inonlbs' suspoiiBioii of labor conditions on their Cobar Gold mine and Chosnov minn Iprrbh. ? Mr. Duffy appoared in support of the application, and Mr. Bolton oil behalf of tbo ohjontor (G. n. Buck land, secretary of tbo Wostern Mino Employees' Union, Wiightvillo). Charles Ilerhort Wilson, clerk in the employ of Great Collar Ltd., gave ovidenco as to posting notices as ro qtiired by tbo regulations and serving lliem on adjoining leaseholders. Edgar nogan Taylor dnposnd IIo was Suporintendont of Great Cobar Ltd., and representative of tho lie ceivor, and resided at Cobar. On tlio 12th and 26th November, 191-1, ho gavo certain ovidonco in connootion with applications for suspension on these loases. Tho ovidenco (produeod) was tho ovidonco given on llio boar iug of ilioao appiicnlioiiH. ...
Mail Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
Mail Time Tabto. Time of departure from Cobar Post Offioo — For Sjdiioy, 7.50 a.m. (and when boating I a to ioo 0.5 a.m.), Tuesdays, Thursdays and 8atifrdays. Wrightvillo, 7 p.m. Monday, Wednes day and Friday. Louth, Friday, 7.15 p.m. Baden Ptvrk, Friday, 7.15 p.m. Gilguuma, Friday, 7-15p«m. Mfc. Drysdalo, Tuesdays 6 a.m. and Fri days, 7.15 p.m. Nymageo and Shuttloton. Wednesdays, 7.15 p.m. Eioucra, Tuosdays and Saturdays, 10 aud 10.15 a.m. Wilcannia, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat urdays, 5.-15 p.m. lllowong, Monday, Wednesday and Fri. day, 7 p.m. Time of arrival at Post Office, Oobar. From Sydnoy, cto., Monday, Wednosdav and Friday, O.'JO p.m. From Wrighlville, Tuesday, Tbnrsday and Saturday, 7 a.m. From Louth, Thursday, 8 a.m. From Baden Park, Wednesday, 6 a.m, From Gilgtitinia, midnight Tuesday. I'Votn Mt. Drysdale, Monday a*ul Thurs day. 5. -15 p in. and 10 p.m. From Nvinageo and Shuttloton, Wed nesday. C a. in. Krom Kloucra, Tuesday and Saturday, 7 a.m. Krom Wileaunm, Monday, Thu...
THE END OF THE WORLD WAS LONG AGO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
THE END OF THE WORLD WAS LONG AGO. 'We allow ourselves to be too easily Inti midated by the noise of contemporary his tory. What wo experience ourselves seems bigger than the experience of all other times. 'We see It out of proportion and drop Into the way of saying It, 'There never was any thing like this before.' But we ought to refuse to be brow-beaten in this way,' says Robert E. Speer in the North American Stu dent. 'This is not the end of the world.' For the end of the world was long ago When tho ends of the world waxed free, When Rome was lost In a sea of slaves And the sun fell Into the sea. When Caesar's sun fell out of the sky And whoso hoorkoned right Could only hear the plunging Of the nations In the night When the ends of the earth came marching 1» To torch and cresset gleam And the roads of the world that led to Rome Were ailed with faces that moved like foam Like faces In a dream. , , —Public Opinion.
Latest War News. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
Latest War News. Sydney, Saturday. I The Germans in tlio Pilitza region brought up reinforcements and ad vanced their guns in tbo opon in front of the Russian trenchos. The gun ners wore killed, but noillior side was ablo to remove the gutiB. Robots in Orangia (Africa) have roBolved to repay nil tlio damage tlioy have dono, hut somo of tho loyalists have moroly claimed tho oostpricoof articles commandeered. Gouoral Hortzog, in the Capo Assembly, at tributed the rebellion to tlio Govern ment's unconstitutional action, aud admitted tho Govornmont had not dono tboir duty in suppressing the disorder. Noser, Chairman of Com mittoes, announced Hint General Boyors on August 1-1 told the com mandants that tlioy woro going lo tlio border to rocoivo German guns and ammunition, aud would roturn lo Pretoria and establish a Republic. Tbo cruiser Gooben is lying strip ped nnd disabled in tho Gulf of Ismid. It is imposnblo fo tow hor to the dockyard in the Golden Horn owing to hor draught Tho Gorm...
OVERDANK THE MARTYR. TRIED TO KILL FRANZ JOSEF. ITALIAN CELEBRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
0VERDANK THE MARTYR. TRIED TO KILL FRANZ JOSEF. ' ITALIAN CELEBRATIONS. More than 500 meetings throughout Italy were held to commemorate the anniversary of the hanging of the soldier, Overdank, who paid the death penalty on December 24, 1882, for attempting to assassinate Emperor Fran cis Joseph of Austria. The Italian Government took extraordinary measures to suppress anti-Austrian demon strations In connection with these meetings. When the Triple Alliance was formed se rious disturbances occurrod in Italy on ac count of the disapproval of the tie between that country and Austria- The feeling arose from Austria's possession of Trieste and Trent, once Italian territory. This culmin ated in the attempt on the ilfo of Francis Joseph by the young Trlestlan, Overdank, a deserter from the Austrian army and a stu dent In an Italian university. After his execution Overdank was proclaimed by his partisans as a martyr to the Italian cause. Tho antl-forelgn feeling has found freer expression ...
The New Ministry. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
The New Ministry. SYDNEY', Saturday. Mr. Ilolmau announcod last night that aro-arrangement ofporlfolios had takon placo as follows : — Mr. Holman, Premier and Trea surer. Mr. Caun, Minister for Works and deputy leader of the Government. Mr. Grillith, Minister for Educa tion and Minister in charge of Looal Government. Mr. Blaok, Chief Secretary. Mr. Ashford, Minister for Lands and Agriculture. Mr. Hall, Attorney-Genoral. Mr. Estollo, Miuistor for Labor and Industry aud Minos. Mr. Hoylo, Assistant Treasurer and Miuistor for Railways. Mr. Graham, Assistant Honorary Miuistor for Lauds and Agriculture. Tho next election will bo for tbo position of Government. .Whip. Mr, Bttrge3s is a candidate.
War and the Woman [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
War and the Woman By MAX PEMBEBTON. A thouauid expressions were to be read upon the faces or this haggard crew, and not a little line determination. Here would be a woman reeling in drink ; yon der a young mother hardly strong enough to walk the streets. There wero sluts and shapely girls, creatures ol a shabby linery, ana hopeless woebegone ligures ol an un changing poverty. .Krom time to time,' wisttul glances would be cast up at the lighted windows ol' the houses as though succour might be east down thence. All moved with rapid, shuffling steps, an or derly concourse which concealed the forces of disorder. By here and there, gome of the younger members broke at in tervals to permit of the exchange of coarse with the passers-by on the pavements. The whole throng seemed driven relentlessly ou toward a nameless goal which must break their hope when at last they reached it. . 'Isn't it dreadful to see themJ' said Gabrielle, when the last of the procession had passed by and traffic in...
TWO YEARS MORE WAR. EDISON'S FORECAST. GERMANY CANNOT WIN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
TWO YEARS MORE WAR. -H EDISON'S FORECAST. GERMANY CANNOT WIN. Here are a few of the new year predic tions made by Thomas A. Edison In an In- ? tervlew^— The war will last two years more. ' . Germany cannot win. -- Submarines will not eliminate dread noughts. The United States will run Its own war ships by £5,040,000 worth of storage batteries, tho contract for which the wizard expects to receive this year. Ammonia will -be produced from tbt air. His scheme for utilising' the present wast age of ten thousand gallons of benzol dally In America will be perfected. American bual&ees men ''Will stop bemoan ing the war and- 'get busy.' Mr. Arthur H. Engelbach, In his collec tion of anecdotes of the Bench, .tells this story about Lord Braxfleld, who was among ? the last of thei Scotch Judges -who rigidly adhered to the broad Bcotch dialect. , 'liae ye ony counsel, ?mon 7' he said to Maurice Margot, .when placed at the bar. No,' 'was. tha reply. I . 'Do ye .want to hae ony appolntlt?...
"SOME" JOKE. I. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
'SOME' JOSE. I. A.: 'Heard the news.' Italy has joined Aus tria.' B.: '.'Good heavens! No. You can't mean that. ' ' A.: 'Hoaour bright. (Pause.) She's joined Austria for years. Look at .the map.'- II. , ; ' 'A.: 'Heard about those I'oles in England t' B.: 'Polesf ifo. What are they doing thorof ? A.: 'Holding up the telegraph wires.' nI- --'W A.: 'Hoard the news f Six 'British submarines gono down.' B.t 'No! You can't . moan .that? ^ .A.: 'Perfectly t'ruo. . ... . But they'vo come up again. ' At the commencement of 1914- an English paper printed this par: — 'With luck,* there- should bo fowor wars this year than last. . Certainly Eng land will not provoko \oiie. We ? are the most poaceful people in tho world, and only at Christ mas timo a gentleman celebrated his fiftieth year, as a carol-slngor, having been shot at, 'while carol ling, but once.
A BREWER AGREES WITH US! [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 13 March 1915
A BREWER AGREES WITH US! At the National Brewers' aniiual convention at Xew Orleans, President Edward A. Schmidt, of Philadelphia, insisted that beer should be con sidered a harmless beverage nnd sold ns such.. The saloon must lie stripped of screens, shutters, and fiery liquors, and made a place where mild family refreshment of nil sorts can be obtained under decent conditions. The old order of pushing the sale of alcoholic poisons aud generally making the saloon a shady place for shady people and transactions must bo given up. This change is to bo supported, and urged ulong by tho brewers themsolves. Now, whether one likes beer or not, it is evident that Mr. Schmidt is on the right trqck, and that his method is the only one that eau save tho beer business from extinction. It will be interesting to sco whether his proposals are accepted by the brewing interests generally. In the past the beer men lrnvo identified themselves with tho whisky makers. They havo had their meetings in co...
A NEW DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
A NEW DI800VERY. Tho wife of the jgreat botanist smiled at him acrou,.the supper-table. 'But these,' sho\ exolaimed, point ing to the dish of mushrooms set be fore her, 'are not all for me, aro they!' 'Yea, Mabel,' he nodded. 'I gath ered them especially for you.' She 'beamed upon him gratefully. 'What a dear, unselfish husband ho ?ras! Iu five minute? she had de molished tho lot. At breakfast noxt morning he greot* ed her anxiously. 'Sloop all right!' ho inquired. ' * 8plendidly ! ' ! she smiled. 'Not sick* at all— no pains?' he urgod. ''Why, of course not, Archie!' she replied. - 'Hurrah!' Then ho exclaimod, 'I have discovered another species of mushroom that isn't poisonoujjl '
FINDING THE RANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
FINDING- THE RANGE. Some of tho range? at which our heavy artillery has been firing in this war has been very long, and here again tho presence of the aviator has boen of tho greatest possible advantage, for at such distances most targets would bo invisible. But he indicates their posi tion, describes their nature, aud lapiOly corrects the firo at them. On » ue re- , ccnt occasion, writes air uc^innuii i O'Cullaghau in the 'Cornhill,' tho first I shell from a big howitzer wa; signalled 1 (presumably by wireless) by the avia tor hovering over the objective as 300 yards short. Tho noxt message to tho battery was '*50 yards left.' The third, 'Got the Icri gun.'' The fourth, | 'Got tho same gun; try another.' The ; fifth, 'Got tho other gun.' Good!' These two guns were 11,000 yards, more ? than six miles, from tho battery! I
AS SHE SPELLED IT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
AS SHE SPELLED IT. The master of an elementary school sent a circular letter to the parents of several backward boys who wer«- uu der his charge, stating that unler.-: t hose pupils paid more, attention to their lessons he would havo to resort to drastic methods of punishment. A few days later the following reply was received: 1 'Dear Sir, — I hav reserved your flogeing sirgler and u hav my sankshun too walup my sun ass much ass you like. I noo ho is a. very bad skoler, is spellin is simply atroshus. I hav tried to teech im myself, but ho will uot lern nothin, so I hop u will boet it into 'im ass muchass u can. 'P.S. — The repin o is such a bad skoler is bekas e is my sue by my wife's fust usband.'
OUT OF ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
? r. — ? OUT OF OBDEB. When foreign war vessels first weut into Chinese waters it was found that the Chinese had built forts facing the direction in which tho attack was ex pected to come, and had left their rear exposed. When tbe British first appeared bc *ore the island of Hong Kong, they fouud a formidable fortress frowning from the rocks and garrisoned by sev eral thousand Chinese soldiers. Thn British commander bogan to look round I for the best place of attack. While tho ! Chinese were sleeping, the British circl ed the island, and at dawn suddenly i came upon the Chineso from the rear. I The Orientals were thrown into wild | consternation, and one officer, who could speak English, ran out, waving his arms. 'Xo b'Jong ploper!' he shouted. 'Xo one come this side; must come other side. Must go back, como ploper side.'
ON THEIR OWN HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
ON THF.IR OWN HEADS. A wicked practical joke was ouce played by a young imp at a boarding . school. This imp found that some of , the feJluwg were helping themselves, , rather freely to his bay rum, bo ho ro , filled the bottle with peroxide of hydro , gen. As a result a large number of uoys were transformed into peroxide ; bloudes when they appeared in thoir classes next day. Two fellows who j had jet black hair bccame beautiful , blondes, while another with red hair j was adorned with locks of silver white ness. Many shaved their heads, but | all vowed to buy thoir own bay rum in | future.
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
SUMMARY. The railway department announces tho issue of cheap tickets to Melbourne by train leaving Duhho at 5.50 p.m. on Tuesday, March 30. Passengers from Cobar will travel to Dubbo at ordinary rates and thore re-book at the cheap Melbourne fares. The hospital ship Kyarra has re turned from Egypt with 304 troops, of whom 173 are being returued for medical reasons, and 131 for discip linary causes. Of theso 157 are for New South Wales. Eckford's Glenroy station, near Moree, shore 11,000 sheep this eoa son, the flock cuttiug the remarkable average of 141bs 3ozs of woo! per sheep for 13 months' growth. Tho clip Eold to 13}d per lb , and was worth not far short of £8000. The Victorian Cabinet has decided to supply wheat to millers at 7/8 per bushel, whioh will enable them to 6611 bread . at 93 per 41b loaf. The Ministry will lose on the transaction. Tbe Orange water supply has been out off exoept for domestic and indus trial purposes. It iB estimated that there is only sufficient water...
LATINISED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
LATINISED. | Jack returned homo from college, whero he had won high honours as a student of aucient languages, but he pleaded ignorance one day when his young sister asked him to translate a sign she had seen of an optician's which read thus: — 'Con sultu sabo utyo urey es. ' Jack struggled manfully with it for several minutes, and gave it up. i 'It isn't good Latiu,' he said. I 'Thero are some words in it that are I T.n fin Tho Atltoro T+ I doesn't make sense.' 'That is what I said,' replied the sister; 'but cook translates it without any trouble. She says is means: 'Con sult us about your oyes.' '