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Amusing Blunders. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
Amusing: Blunders. Mr. Asquith once referred to tho OoTern. ment'a 'piquo or temper the reporter wrote 41 peacock temper.' A speaker at Exetor' Hall, replying to an attack, eaid it was 'a double lie in the shape of half a truth,' which by tho ingenuity of tie reporter, appeared aa '» doable eye in th« hlmpo of half a tooth.' Sir James Grant, in a aruu^k ii.. Canadian House of Commons, once referred to a mau s thorax ; when in print it read, man s pickaxo und on anothor oooaalon hla fotwHor the cods!' tho In setting up a opeech of Sir Henry Irriiur the compositor inude 'many journeys ta boats' read ' weary joame/« . fo ?«?«»
A Bachelor's Nieces. PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. COPYRIGHT. CHAPER XXII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
A Bachelor's Nieces, PUBLI8HKD BT SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. f Zbora HuddeM, Amthnrof 'FeotpHuiiin the Subw,' 'Th« Broken Mt' '? Brneath th« Witvt,' ??A Bitter Birthright,' 'The Drift of FaU,' ' The Secret of the Rlrcr,' ' The Laet Hifual,' 'A Hidden Ohaia,' 11 A Country Sweetheart,' ?? Her Piomiie True,' 0n Golden HJnyee,' 44 A Fatal Fait,' 'Hie Will aad Here,' £e., Jce. ♦ eOFTRIOHT. OHAPTEK XXU.- (Co, I Oi-e of tho group of black gentlemen now crime up to them, hat in hand, and shaking a tambourine, rvidently thinking the tall hand* ! ftomq gentleman an acquaintance that should be cultivated. Sir Gerald throw a Mulling into his bat. and the duhky pcif'riner r.ittled hit tam bourine more loudly h* if in great glee. ?'Thank you, ttir,' hcMtid. *'01aa to »coyou , in our toM'n.' j 'There in uur little hutuc, tinclc,' paid Glen, a a they arrived at tho bottom of the hill, up which* rau tho foofrxth to the top of the rliff. 'From heio U look?* h pretty little m*t for I our Glen,' aaid her unc...
St. Patrick's Day. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 17 March 1915
St. Patrick's Day. This evening at the Stadium, St. Patriok's Day will bo celebrated by tho children from the Convent Sohool singing clioruBos aud songs. In ad dition the pioture known as ' The Boys in Blue' will be soreened. Amongst tbe items to be rendered by the obildren will be the famous Irish ballad, ' God Save Ireland,' whioh ought to arouse tho enthusiasm of all tho Irish people in our midst. From what wo can bear there should bo a bumper attendance
FACTORY PROPERTY. BOOM IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
FACTORY PROPERTY. BOOM IN ENGLAND. . 'There are abundant indications that the British manufacturer is fully alive to the ex ceptional opportunity created by the war for extending old industries and creating new ones,' says the London Star. 'No more certain indication of what la happening in regard to industrial expansion can be afforded than the state of the market in factory property, and Messrs. Leopold Farmer and Sons, the firm of city surveyors, ? who specialise in that branch of property, j state that 'an unprecedented demand exists : for properties of nil kinds.' They havo dis- j posed of a large number of factories, with ! and without plant and machinery, at figures running into many thousands of pounds. 'Premises that previous to the war had failed to find tenants have been rapidly taken up, anil competition for them has in many . cases enhanced the prices. 'Mr. Harold Farmer, one of tho partners in the firm, told a Star representative that the demand for factory premises is...
HARDEN'S SURPRISE. GERMAN TRIBUTE TO TOMMY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
HARDENS SURPRISE. ' 1 GERMAN TRIBUTE TO TOMMY. 'Tommy has amazed us all. We thought at first, 'Here's something funny coming from England.' Now we all take him seri ously.' These frank words arc by Maximilian Har den, the distinguished German writer in Zukunft (writes Rene II. Feibclman, Express special correspondent, from Amsterdam). For the first time since the war began Herr Harden, in speaking of Britain, abandons abuse, and speaks in candid recognition of the fighting qualities of the British troops. 'Thu British army,' ho writes, 'has been the decisive factor in the battles on the weBt Yont. Its efficiency has shattered muny ilusions- that were cherished by those who ised to refer to it contemptuously as u hire Ing army, 'Evidently those men who become soldiers In England do It out of the love of the game. The British are still hated savagely Jn Ger many, but it Is only fair to acknowledge thu courage and doggedness of the British sol diers, as well as their urt as marksmen. '...
FIRST ACT OF WAR. TELL-TALE CERTIFICATES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
FIRST ACT OF WAR. TELL-TALE CERTIFICATES. One small but curious fact 'is published by ♦ wJ ^£ml)S« proving, if proof were necessary, that (»ermany began war on France. On August 3, at 6.45 p.m., Baron von Schoen announced to M. Vivianl. the Prime .Minister, tnut (lermany declared war on France. The Mayor of the village of Elnvllle, a few inlles north uf Lunevllle, and eight miles from tho German frontier, now sends the Temps the luiun ceruncaios or two German soldiers, Joseph Heck and George Haag, shot there ubouts on the morning of August 3. A Herman party had fired on French Cus toms ofllcers. The latter replied, and shot these two soldiers. At that time the French trooos remained, by order, six miles within the frontier. The two German soldiers were burli'd ut Elnvllle with military honors at seven p.m. on August 3. 'because war had then not yet been declared,' and a company of French dragoons rendered the honors. And !t wns a quarter of an hour before their burial that.- In Pari...
TO THE COPPERSMITHS. "YOUR CRAFT NOT IN DANGER." QUANTITIES SOLD SUSPICIOUS. GREY'S REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
i G THE COPPERSMITHS. I 'i'GUa CRAFT NOT IN DANGER.' QUANTITIES SOLD SUSPICIOUS. GREY'S REPLY. Sir Edward Grey, as Foreign Minister, has ni.ide :i lucid reply to the complaint of the Ambassador of the United States with re gard to searching United States ships for con traband of war — especially for copper fsays a London paper). In courteous words he states that there is | no desire to do anything which we are not entitled to do. He quotes figures to show that United States exports to neutral coun tries have suspiciously Increased since tho war, and he insists that 'the people of the United States' must not 'strain tho interna tional code in favor of private Interests, so as to prevent Great Britain from taking such legitimate means ns are in her power.' SUSPICIOUSLY BIG TRADE. Sir Edward Grey deals with the copper problem in these words: — 'Your Excellency's Note refers In particu lar to the detention of copper. The figures, taken from otllcial returns, for the export of eopner fro...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
In the cathedral at Cracow are preserved tho last remnants of the ancient regalia of Poland — the crown and helmet of the hero Wladislaw; the crown of his son, Casimlr the Great, used at the coronation of the last unhappy King of Poland, Stanislaus Augus tus romatowstti; tho sceptre, and some State weapons, arranged beneath a canopv em broidered with tho famed ensign of Poland in its greatness— the White Eagle. Turkey's present relations with ? Germany recall a story of the Kaiser's famous visit to the Sultan' Abdul Hamid.« Rare and costly were the gifts with which. Abdul loaded his Royal guests. There wero priceless objects of art for the Emperor, magnificent Jewels for the Empress, thousands and thousands of pounds' worth of beautiful things. In return the Kaiser presented the Sultan with three statuettes— one of Frederick the Great, ono' of the Emperor Wllheltn I., and the remain ing. one of the Kaiser himself. An English resident, visiting the Sultan's Lord Chamber lain, said he...
THEATRE AT THE FRONT. A NOVEL PLAYBILL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
THEATRE AT THE FRONT. A NOVEL PLAYBILL. The playbill for the National Theatre at tftt* front at the New Year was as unconven tional as the occasion and the venture. The playbill was as follows: — THIS NATIONAL. THEATRE At 'THE FKONT.' A Tent. A Roadside. A Hospital. Anywhere SOLDIERS, Fellow-countrymen of whom we arc so proud, and to whom we owe so much, | By permission of [ FIELD-MARSHAL EARL KITCHENER OF KHARTOUM, O.M., Secretary of State for War. And with the approval of i FIELD-MARSHAL SIR JOHN FRENCH, O.M., Commander-in-Chief of the Biltlsh Expeditionary Forces. We, your brothers and sisters, have come over from England to try and entertain and amuse you during New Year's Woek, and to bring you 'A MESSAGE FROM HOME.' You have only to command us and we shall be proud to give you tho best entertainment ! i in our power j AT ANY TIME AND AT ANY PLACE. The party will consist of your old and i affectionate friends; Ellallno Terrise, Ben Davies, Gladys Cooper, Willie Frame, Ivy St He...
LATEST FASHION [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
LATEST FAi'H'ON A smart eoat ami skirt is always bailed with delight. As shown in our illustration the costume is made of crepe finished with a folded belt of silk. The style is suitable also for silk delaine llaunels taffetas in fact, any .summer material. No other trimming other than plain buttons is required.
War and the Woman III. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
War arid the Worn Ey MAX PEMISEP.TON. I m. , i l'nber and Trevelle readied Stepney early an the morning of the fallowing day. Gabrielle was still tit the Temple and while she hnd expected the visit of the re sistless 'inspiration,' ns she hnd come to call Trevelle, John Fnbcr's advent was unlooked for. we nearct you were ourncil out, and enme along at once,' he said, in the best of humors. 'I guess you'll want all the masons you've got, Miss Silvester, and want 'em on time. That old factory should take five days lo put up if you go the right way about it. Tf it. were me, T'd leave it where it is, and make 'em toe the line among the ashes. That would tench them to behave themselves next time. You can't burn the house that's been burned already, and if they want to warm themselves, eoal is cheaper. Say, write that upon what's left of the door, and you'll have the laugh of tlicm, sure!' She was chagrined nt the tone of it, but none the less, she seemed to understand that he wished her ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
Belling Bedsteads aB we do, it is only natural we have great demand . lot Blankets, and our prices are the lowest. H. Dogger, Linsloy street, Oobar, Values at A. B. Campbell'8 store make buying elsewhere expensive* Yes, M'Grath and Powderlya' Sale is on. We want to sell. We're going to sell. Our prices will do that.*
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
? I SUMMARY. I Tho Nyngan Hospital has a orodit balanco of £300. Tho biggest firo over nt Parkea occur rod on Saturday morning. We liavo been informed that aonio fine fish have recently been landed from O'Gorman's tank. Six hundred appointments to the Commicsion of the Peace were gaz cttod on Monday night. The woather in Cobar during the pnst week has been glorious — beauti- ful sunny days and cool nights. Nurse J Edwards has boen ap pointed Matron lo the Nyngan Hos pital, in BUocession to Matron nughoa. From Now England comes word that parts of tho distriot are in a bad way, and tho prospeots for winter aro anything but reassuring. At tho last meeting ol tho local Couueil, tlio Baititury iiippcotor ro porlml having attmi'lgd tho court on 11 tli instant and obtained verdicts for various amounts duo for sanitary fees. Other cases will ho hoard on 25th instant. A hoy niunod Frank O'Connor, of Yammatieo, Cootamundra, has had tlio two top joints ol two of his fiugora bitten off by a bor...
The C.S.A. Railway. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
The C.S.A. Railway. Mr. 0. S. Fern, M.L.A., has ro ceived the following oommnnioatioa 'from the Public Works Department, dated 15th instant : — With reference to your letter of 12th ultimo, forward ing telegram from Mr. G. Maliphant, secretary of the Oobar C.S.A, Bail way Lieague, urging cnac the U.S.A. railway bo considered in oonneotlon with the proposed Norton Griffiths sohemo, I have the honor, by direc tion of the Minister, to inform you that the line is not inoluded in the present schedule, but power has been retained by the Government to amend the sohedule during the progress of the ooutraob.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 March 1915
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