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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
Oppoeite Giiga.n&ra Railvv'.vyy Stat5on . , k.": /rev ■£/*> wa -a ep •:■£;, JIT ^ 3L JL I3> IS * Having purchased from Mr J'as.-. Skcltoa the abWve well-known popular'., hotel, i prepared to cater for the public according to modern requirements. A Modern Hostelry. A Godd_.Tiibje.^_ The flies t. oiV; Appointments. An ideal .family hole!. Lighted throughout with eirfcTfjcrn tion ; "■ "V 5 '-Nothing will be spared to give the,, public .'-.satisfaction. Glad- to welcome old; faces. Pleased to welcome new. ;y / , A. J. LANCE, Proprietor. lUnder'~Entirely New Management.) Desires to notify, to the Public that he has purchased the above Hostelry, which he will conduct on Up-to-date Lines. All the Best Brandsof Wines and Spirits Ample Parlor Accommodation for Pri vate Families. The hotel is lighted throughout by Elec tricity, and all the appointments are most complete. A New and :l The Stabling Accommodation most perfect in the West. Buggy Shed and Motor Garage. Commodious Sam...
AGRICULTURAL SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
&«miCUL.TURAIi SCHOOLS. Mr** Griffith purposes -extending j agnculturnl education in connection with the High Schools of the State. He has decided to provide several agricultural schools in the country centres in different parts of the ^tate, and •will consilience "with ehoole at Bathurst, Orange, Wagga, and Albury. Oue teacher will be selected from young men who have taken the diploma of agriculture at the Hawkesbury College. . Shrewd, thrifty people go to Gar-i ling's for everything and save money" every time-—0 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 a sufficient guarantee
A DESERTER. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
A DESERTER. ./-Keith Kennedy, who, it is alleged, deserted from the Australian Light Horse at Colombo, was arrested at Mundooran on Wednesday of last week, by Sergeant Tracey, and taken to Dunedoo Police Station, where he remained until taken charge of by military escort on Saturda}T. Ac cording to Kennedy's story, be was a member of the first batch of Light Horsemen who left with the Ex peditionary Forces, and nt Colombo the boat got away without him. He. then went to South Africa, enlisted under General Botha, and fought that campaigu. He then- re turned to Australia, and has lately been in the Cuouabarabran district. It is stated that jealousy amongst the fair sex, for whom he has a-fas ination, led to his arrest. He will be tried by the D.C.M. for deserting, but, we understand, he is also re-, quired to answer several civil charges in Victoria:
OUR SPIRITUAL STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
OUR SPIRITUAL STATE. "Th^ro is a higher thing i in the world to- i day than there has been for many years. It is spiritual.. It is the feeling 'We're all i i one. We may go under, but we won't have I [ Beastliness on top of the world!' "■ — "New Days-'; WHY NOT OLDER MEN? "When recruits are urgently needed in this country it seems strange that we do not aet as all the other belligerent countries are,' I believe, acting, and call to the colours active J men who are over forty years of age. "~ 'c Daily News."
STORM AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
'y ' . ■■ STORM AGAIN. . ;v '' Now, after five centuries and a ha1f,^lf/e*f( storm has come . again. A new Kossovqi, that for which for half a thousand yearsv the Serb of the Black Mountain has worn a mourniug band on his cap, seems impending. Once more Servia is holding the gate against the barbarian, against the foe of all that Western civilisation1 means, and once more she is sinking under the terrible blows of a gigantic enemy-"
GERMAN AIMS IN THE BALKANS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
GERMAN AIMS IN THE BALKANS. ■■ • ■-■■■ -- ■ ■ ;"/ .■■■• .■■■■■ ' I V • Though all Europe has been at wai for the last six months, war is still an entirely new j and grange phenomenon. It is immensely j to realise the .vastness, of its scale, J $3$ incredible numbers engaged in it. Most j difficult of all is it to .understai^L ^p^r^lativeV' importance of events: ■ . The fact that the war has .continued so > long, the absence of any fact that indicates thatlj^Kiyist soon cease; the •enormous losses in^ and wounded, the. incredible expendi ture, the still greater indirect -losses above all, the tremendous fate that' awaits, the con quered—it is all so nerve racking, so disturb ing to the balance of ttise; mind, that difficult as is the task of ever seeing things in true proportion in war, our aptness in that task just now tends to become less and not greater as the thing goes on. BULGARIA'S TREACHERY. This truth has surely beeii exemplified m a, most striking manner of late. It is l...
NEW AT THE JOB! [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
NEW AT THE JOB! f'A company of Territorials were practising communications. One message was: 'Hard pressed on left; send reinforcements at once.' To the amazement of the receiving officer, this is how it got to him: 'Hard up on left; Pcnd three and fourpence at once.' - 1 (Moraine Advertiser.''•
GOD'S ENGLISHMAN. THROUGH 'FRIENDLY EYES. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
GOD'S ENGLISHMAN. THROUGH 'FRIENDLY EYES. England was innocent of the war (writes M. Andre Chevrillion, in the '''Revue de Paris") ; and she went to war in innocency of spirit. She had never fought Germany, she had no idea of her methods of warfare. War for her was a noble game, dangerous , and exciting, in which that people stood to win whose men are the best; not the mosi&-in tellectual or best educated, nor even, maybe, the best armed; but the handsomest, the heal thiest, the most enduring, the most capable, quite apart from their high spirits and humour, of patient energy, faithfulness to duty, and tenacity of effort. Such men—the men of Kipling—■ English education and all the suggestions of the Eng lish environment have never ceased to produce throughout every gradation of the social hier archy ; for Englishmen this type is a human product special to, England; it constitutes her peculiar strength,;'whigh has always managed , to pull her through the most dgsperate ^crise...
SAYINGS OF THE WAR. THE LAST LEVY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
SAYINGS OF THE WAR. THE LAST LEVY OUT. The tragedy and the epic of Servia has been finely set out in a leading article in the New^" York "Tribune/' which does honor to "'ciiat great journal:— . "For liberty, for the right to live,and speak their language, worship their own God, follow their own democratic customs, for all that, means most to that portion of mankind to whom anything but the trivial and the com mon matters, a race is making its last fight,'* it says. "It called its men to the front in 1912, it called its boys in 1913. Now in 1915 the women and the children are with .their husbands and their fathers. The last levy is out, the last line of the race, not the nation or tlio army. . "It is that the Kaiser's host is trampling under foot in the bloody mire of the battle field—it is this which is the last obstacle, the only human barrier, between Germany and. her world power the German prophets have fore told. "Is it not possible that when the memories of Hindenburg's Polish ...
NOT IN VAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
NOT IN VAIN. "Yet Servia,'"s sacrifice was not in vain. The Osmauli liost, although victorious, was ! „ Itecl ' for a precious year by Servia's self-immolation., "More than that, thousands of Serbs left their homes and crossed the Save and the ; .Danube to take service with Austrian and Hun garian armies, whose duty it became to resist : the Turk. Finally, in the darkest- corner of i the Black Mountain some hundreds of Serbs ! took refuge and kept the faith. The Bulgars and the Greeks capitulated, the Bulgars forgot their race- but a remnant of Servia survived. .: j "' Then it fell out that when the French Re- j volution had stirred Europe and Napoleon's | march had but begun, Servia too felt the stir- j rings of the old lost liberty and struck. A de- S cade,|£wo decades before the'Greek revolution, | which captured the imagination of Europe, first flamed up, Servia raised the old standard j and under an Obrenovitch and a Karageorgo- ; vitch did for the Serbs what France and Eng lan...
ONCE FOR A.I. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
ONCE-FOR A.I. '' There is no doing this thing ' rather more ; or less-' Either we win out-and-out or our J candlestick as a great and free nation will be removed from its place for ever."— JtStan- i dard." v 500 YEAKS AGO. ! "Oddly enough, too, it is the second time ; that Servia has held the gate against the en- j emy. Five hundred years and more ago there j was a civilised Servia, with laws and courts, ! 7 - 'i and all the adjuncts. of civilisation. In that j time there was every promise that from the '' Danube to the Aegean and from the Adriatic to the Rhodopians there would arise a Serb state which would take its place among the great Powers of Europe and under the suc cessors of Duslian complete the-work of empire building. Even Constantinople,"seemed the ulti- j mate prize of the Serb. j "Then came the Turk, and to the Serb was allotted the duty of holding back the flow of Asia as the Hellenic states had held'it back in other centuries. In the struggle Servia per- ; ished. On ...
SCRAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
SCRAPS. • ■» ^—— Last; year Goodoobluie Station had 25,000 lambs, but this year the num ber was nil. # # Working in a 'bos at Forbes is a horse whioh cost 800 guineas as a, yearling. Of course this was a long time ago. # % .At Temora Robert Schlunz, aa enemy subject, failed to report him self, and was fined £25, in default three months' gaol. * & 45= Japan is understood to be seeking Nto obtain from Australia some form of preferential treatment through, the tariff. . ' - The South African Governnienfc has accepted a tender for the supply of 400,000 West Australian hardwood sleepers. ' -S;. # =X= The Maitlahd paper states that the record price of £2/2 per dozen were paid for pumpkins at the .pro duce sales last week. ■!£• -Me A> •Jr w . . w Joseph Foley, against whom there are 26 previous convictions; was re cently fined £5/10 at Walgett for ^ being drunk and using indecent lang uage. * * # Railway wells on the river at Gular and Gilgandra are begining to peter out, and th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 25 February 1916
Dress Department We are now "marking time" and wasting the ar» /- rival of our ■ Winter Dress Goods Which will be opening'.on March. 1st." In the interval, we are showing a lot ofLsuitablp AUTUMN DRESS &00BS. They are chiefly Frost ed Grepe, llepp and Crepe Fantasia in Champagne, Saxe, Tan, and Tomato- Shades. A Special Line of: Frosted Grepe at 2s 3d in Organdie Muslin, Military and Race Shapes, Organdie Fronts, and Satin Bows Newest Shapes. A big Sot of Leather Hand Bags in Kodak and Soft Crash Styles ai >f Summer Costumes "'CIAL TR3GES. -S!Jk■ BBouses- from 3s 11d. A few D.8C. Robes from 6s Sd to 7s 6d ;■!