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No title [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

A movemeut is ? on foot to raise a suitable memorial to the late Hon. J. L. Treflo, by the oreotion of a borne for big widow, and the od'u'oa tiou of his children. A committee was appointed to oarry out thin ob joot, tbe ohairnian being Sir Thomas Anderson Slowart, and tbo secretaries Messrs. T. M. Sliakospearo (eocrolary 01 1110 uountry 1'ross Association), and R. MoHillan (' Gossip, ' of the ' Stock and Station Journal'). Mr. TieOe diod in couiparalivoly poor oireumslances. A hueh trVedy i'b roportod from Walgott. Thraa rnon, wlio woro on gnged drovini; Bil|op, oallod at a sta tion 011 Sunday. ffNexl day a travollor discovered them ft a torriblo condi tion, they nppargSitly having oaten somotliing poisafioiiH. Thoy woro lying on tho groBnd in 11 demented Btalo, with ants crawling ovor them They had to bo driven GO miles to a doctor. One diodlou tlio roud, Iml. the olheiB iu« proJrofUng favorably. Tbe Westorn ' Herald ' announces tho doalh of ondjof tho best known 'back o' boyoiiil...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MERCIER THE BRAVE. CARDINAL'S THUNDERBOLT. PRELATE'S DEFIANCE OF GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

MERCIER THE ' BRAVE. CARDINAL'S THtJNDSRBOLT. PRELATE'S DERANGE OF GER MANY. Cardinal Merder'a brave putorol to hit people, which »o revolts the adherent* of Luther that they have isolated tho Cardinal ln his palace hai been published In English. Here are some of the main points: 'You have suffered much,' he says. 'Be patient. History will avenge you.' WHAT HISTORY WILL TELL. 'Better than any othor man, perhaps, do I know what our unhappy country has un dergone. Churches, schools, asylums, hos rulns. Bntlre villages have all but disap peared. At Louvaln the third part of the buildings are down; one thousand and seventy-four dwellings have disappeared; on the town land and in the suburbs one thou sand eight hundred and twenty-three houses have been burnt. Many a parish lost its pa«tor. Million* of the Belgian cltUem have ln like manner been deported to the prisons of Germany, to Munsterlagon, to Celle, to Mads-eburfr. History will tell of the physical and moral torments of their Ions...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ALLURING PLUM PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

ALLURING PLUM PUDDING. let unotlier story of the amailng Chrfslma* truce s told hy a young olllcer, whose leltw ap pears ln the Morning Post. .. 'W? haH greut fun with a big plum-puildlhe with the Oermans,' he says. 'Their. trench Is only alout forty or llfty yards away, and when we had got a podding steaming hot I poured all the brandy from my llask on It and set It alight; then wo hold It up on tho cover of a camp kettle bn th« top of u couple of bayonets, and shouted out to the Oer , ,- .?'«.* minis im yarning, duc im ?SFn hd . two ot ,them dlun't JumP out '* ««?» !i™ r 1' .t'0m0 r'B'' across without their rifles. ?r . . .'' 'n°ther trench fired at them, bat fortunately ml«i«l. and of course we let them com. anil gave them a jolly line whack of plum-pudding The Crown Prince seemed unduly upset when he heard that the BrltiBh were march Ing to Bag-dad.

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AMATEUR DYER. ORIGINAL LETTER WRITER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

AMATEUR DYER. ORIGINAL LETTER WRITER. One of the most Interesting personalities who has emerged from the Times correspon dence columns during the war is Mr. John Penoyre, of King's Bench Walk, Temple, In his first appearance he offered to dye at his own expense any sweaters or golf coats sent to him, und then u- forward them to the soldiers. Hu has received nearly 10,000. His requests have been made In very quaint und original letters. In his last he saysr— '1'hls week my obsession in this regard in the country parson. 1 have long loat count of the number of sweaters sent me from this kindly source, treasured relics of rowing feats of long ago, disinterred from their lavendered graves, and despatched with more or less ap propriate tags from the Odes or Aeneld affix ed. Nor does the goad vicar's charity stop at home. Squire and neighbors apparently wel come this kindly raider, with tho result that a splendid parcel, carefully packed, comes in the nick of timo for some very cold lorry...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MARVELLOUS RUSSIANS. GUNS HOISTED ON PRECIPICES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

MARVELLOUS RUSSIANS. GUNS HOISTED ON PRECIPICES. Operations in Uallcki are temporarily at a complete standstill on account of tho deep snow and cold (says a London correspondent with the Russians). The Russians, however, hold all the important passes, owing to a brilliant feat of onu or the regiments of the Grand Duke Michael's Caucasian native divl Blon. Holding the tails of their hardy moun tain ponies, thc men scaled at night time an nnnnrentlv lmoassable summit, cettlm.- be hind the rear of a Honved battalion. The lat ter was surprised and surrendered. The Grand Duke Michael was himself present. He has been In the thick of every light since the division took the field, ln the Ducla Pass the Russians accomplished a feat hith erto deemed Impossible by military experts — that of transporting their artillery to tho heights dominating this gorge of the Carpa thians. The mountains form a series of cliffs edgel by dangerous precipices, and the Austrlans themselves could not conceal the...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NEW RULER FOR GERMANY. ASTROLOGER'S PROPHECIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

NEW RULER FOR GERMANY. ASTROLOGER'S PROPHECIES. Some tragic prophecies for 191.', :ire in:iu- hy Mr. Frank T. Allen, director of the As trological Hesearch Society, Lnkeswood. X.J. («nys n Xow York correspondent of n Lon don piper). Two new rulers, or. nt lenst. two raillrnl chnngps In the central authority, will, he Bays, be thf lot of thc German Empire be tween the early winter of 1911 nnd the autumn of 1015. In fact, the entin- list of royal horoscopes Is so seriously affected as to defy confident juuhiiiviii no iu i lit- uuituuia, iillU HUTU 1M ample warrant Tor astrologers repeating the Bilillcnl prophecy: 'He hath put down tho mighty from their seats ami exnlteth them of low degree.' Two (lermnn Kinpi-rors died within the yov.r following an et-llpse of the sun In thc roynl sign Leo In 18S7. The grent solar eclipse of ISH fell at the same place as thnt of 18S7, which' happens to be the degree nt the as cendant of the progressed horoscope of the German Kaiser at the present peri...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WAR OFFICE SECRET. AN "INHUMAN PLAN." LORD DUNDONALD'S INVENTION [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

WAR OFFICE SECRET. AN 'INHUMAN PLAN.' LORD DUNDONALD'S INVENTION 'For tho welfare of the human race, wo think It advisable that your Lordship should carry your secret with you to the grave.' Such were the imprcsslvo and emphatic words-uttered by Lord Exmouth and Lord Keith, to whom Lord Dundonalil— 'nfter tho death of Nelson, the greatest naval com mander of thnt ugi- of glory'— to quote onu historian, submitted. In 1811, a plan which, he contended, would destroy entire armies at ono oiow anu at very smnii cohi. Lord Dundonald was no crank or vision ary. He wns a practical inventor, who de vlncd many plans for the greater efficiency of the navy. It was ho who foresaw the day whon 'a kettle of water' would drive ships across the sea, and as early as 1843 he was urging tho nocessity of adopting steam power and screw-propellers for ships of tho line. Indeed, he spent £16,000 from his own pocket for that purpose, but with very little, result. Then cam© his great Invention— a tcrrlblo en...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
OPTIMISM AND PURPOSE. ORGANISATION WITH PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

OPTIMISM AND PURPOSE. ORGANISATION WITH PEACE. 'Jt l» nnniriil l.i luok forward with relief and l\opi- lu I lie- Him ulieii the war will tie over,' saya tho Timei.: 'but It 15 merely nangulno Klf-decepUon to ihlnk .in.l uct aa If the new peace will opon tancously .-m,i nil troubles, Includlne the return cf 'TIiiuukIi u kln.l of exulteu optimism which llil. time i,f Mtraln prudutcs au a natural reaction, there It Imr.lly iiuy -vil. ,,r anything that any section or Hhi.ol nt ilHmuht rr«.mln an an evil, which It doea nut uMunitf will vimlali Irom the path of human or ''''Thili uirl'|lir«t'h.'n- lii Uurimriw1^ Cl?Kc'the frenh iMiini; wiiKi i mi i Mtiut* rounil tlit; worlil bofore the Uii.uii: but Iiimuiiii utiiiir* are not rontrnllcd liv HI'i.iil.ui.MHi* nacunil fun- ? nd there will bo no surrlw ..rin 1,1-nl a bIi.iiiii}- anil menailng one. ui.lr»rf we will It by imiim-Iuum action. It l» very ui-llktiy thai HiI.h war will be the laxt war; and It pEa,£^!i^^!^Se'lHleS0'X' optimism ax a cr...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
VON KLUCK'S RETIREMENT. THE MARCH TO PARIS. A PERILOUS EXPERIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

VON KLUCK'S RETIREMENT. THE MARCH TO PARIS. A PERILOUS EXPERIMENT. In a recent lecturo to the Royal Geogra phical Society on tho geography of tho war Mr. Hllalre Bclloc referred aa follows to von Kluck's strategy when checked before Paris unit liciiten on tho Mar no: — 'A still more interesting; example of even a little river making a vast tactical difference UN an obstacle. Is tho Ourcq. 'If you want to understand how von Muck got nway by that magnificent march of his uiul saved tho whole of his army, you must note how he used the Ourcq. Von KlUCk linn pinnr- rfnwn ttin uallm, n# »!.« Oisc- to tin- neighborhood of Sonlls. The muss of his force was hero. His left was reposing on tho Olae. That was on the anniversary of Sedan, and ho had ln front of him the Glh Krench Army and the British contingent, and still retreating before him the ,.th French Army. Those units repre sent rnughV- the superiority ln numbers which he had over tho forco In front of him, between him and tho fortlflod...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
QUAKERS' AMBULANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

QUAKERS' AMBULANCE. ? ?A preliminary meeting was held, at tho Society of Friends' Meeting House, Devon shire-street (Stanley P. Allen In tho chair), to form a class of the St. John Ambulance, There was a ready response from those pre sent to enrol, and arrangements are bein« made for an Instructor in order to commence at. once.

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SECRET SUBMARINE. BRITISH GRAFT OF NEW DESIGN [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

; SECRET SUBMARINE. BRITISH ORAPT OF NEW DESIGN Naval appointments recently announced by the Admiralty contained the following: — Lieutenant, Basil A. Beal to the Dolphin, additional for submarine W8, and lncon mand on commissioning, undated. The W class of British submarines nre a new and special design evolved by Messrs. Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., at Elswlck. The German naval' annual, Nautlcus, stated in the spring that they were to bo of 450 tons displacement. British works of refer ence give no detnlls. but agree with Nnu tlcus in saying that onjy four of the clnss are under construction. W8 Is therefore something ot a mystery. Wl has been officially recorded as in com mlBSlon since the beginning of November, and the first of another new type, SI, built at Scott's ynrd, Greenock, and stated by Nautlcus to have a speed of 18 knots for the surface, has been ln commission for more than a year, according to the new Navy List, but has never been mentioned publicly during the war....

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HEROES OF THE DARDANELLES [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

HEROES OF THE DARDANELLES .Seaman Edward Buckle, who was awarded n Distinguished Service medal for Ills work In the Dardanelles ln the submarine Bll (which torpedoed the Turkish battleship Messudlyeh). says In u let ter to his home at Rusbden, written on the day following tho adventure! 'We are only fifteen ull told. 1 did not expect we should get back, hut we managed to win one turkey for Chrlntmait— one round one hit. We were In great danger anil It was very trying. office™ and men In the lleet, and to-morrow the Aiimlrul In i-omlng,' Many actors are out of work owing to tho war. Should not their gagging propen sities fit them for employment by the cen sor?

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TACTICS IN THE AIR. PROCESSION OF TAUBES. ATTACK ON DUNKIRK. DUNKIRK. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

TACTICS IN THE AIR. , PROCESSION OF TAUBES. ATTACK ON DUNKIRK. (By Louis? Mack ln the London Evening News.) DUNKIRK. 1 Last Siintlny morning, about half-past ten, ! 1 was walking Joyfully on that long, beaut!- ' ful golden beach at Dunkirk with all the I winds In the world In my face and a golden : sun shining dazzllngly over the blue skies Into thu deep bluo sea-fields beneath. '? The peace of God was drifting down like a (love's wing over the tortured world. From . tho city of Dunkirk a mile beyond the Plajjt- I the chimes of Sabbath bells stole out sooth- i Ingly, and little black-robed Frenchwomen passed with prayer-books and eyes down bent. H was Sunday morning, and for tne nrut | lime In this new year religion and spring i wero met ln the golden beauty of a day that I was wlr\lswopt and sunlit simultaneously. I and that swept awny like magic the sad de pression of endless grey monotonous days of rain and mud. And then, all suddenly, a chango caim sweeping over the golden beach...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
"SHOOT OR BE SHOT!" SUFFAGEAST AND SHIRKERS. RECRUITING LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

'SHOOT OR BE SHOT!' SUFFAQHBST AND SHJRKERS.1 RECRUITING LETTERS. rJ.r,!mru '?' .°.nc tllinc thlU tht »'artJ- leaders' 7t &„{?,?„ 'iet£er to, 'ollseholders In the West of Scotland has done. It Is to reveal tho splendid spirit of patriotism that pervades ...i ? !? of thl; country-mothers, wlvee, « MtHrf'??' lfar48- Thu riiturns' ' la officially stated at the Central Recruiting Committee's rooms In Glasgow, mi.y be regarded us vwv satisfactory, a substantial number of men having entered their names as willing to ?'Y' hf_c°lors- Th*at' ''dude a uratifylMs H. uinjiiiuii irom among the agricultural dustrial districts very many who are willing 2n I laHV ? e''ll arc Jeba'ed from doing f,^. y. £c tact tbat they are employed iS urgent Government work or In the railway service. In very, very few cases does the feminine clement flguro In the negatives, and should Lord Kitchener not get all the men he wants, It will evidently not be due to any deterring Influence exercised by the women ...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
"LET THEM HAVE IT!" HOW THE HIGHLANDERS CHARGED. DRUNKEN GERMANS FIGHT HARD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

'LET THEM HAVE IT!' HOW THE HIGHLANDERS OHABQED. DRUNKEN GERMANS FIGHT HARD. I': tain ? , with his revolver ln hla hand, -\.v.tx his sword round his head and cave ih order: 'Charge, and let them have It. .?ii.- .'.. them what Highlanders can do' (writes . II lili.umkT from the front). With this we mi rie Inn final charge, everybody yelling at ?lu- top of his voice In English and Gaelic 1'Iiit ? . playing Caberfelgh on hla pipe* tried to keep up with us running, but you could hardly hear the plpea for the cheering of tho men. We could nee the enemy run ning away, but they never got farther than ten or fifteen yards ere a little .303 took them down. A lot of them «tuck te their trenches, and we got right In among them with our bayonets. Some of the mon dropped their bayonets and used their flits. Others used the butt-end of their rifles. i tnorougniy enjoyed laying Mr. German out. We afterwards had tho usual roll-call nfter a big fight, and then, to my sorrow, I learned how many .High...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
POPULAR PLUMER. GALLANT GENERAL STORIES. THE SOLDIER'S FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

POPULAR PLUMER. GALLANT GENERAL STORIES. THE SOLDIER'S FRIEND. 'Men, from my heart I thank you for your behavior yuslcruay.' When, as his column approuchi-d Mateking from tho north in that memorable ilay of WOO, General Plumer (then Colonel IMuiuur), who it Is announced has taken up un important command in y lumlvra, thus addressed his men, utter a particularly severe engagement, ho meant what he said. Kor If there is one man who Is unstinting of praise where pralso is duo it Is 'l'opuiar 1'lumcr,' us he Ib known throughout the service. It was a tough Job, that march truin the ? ?vi in iu luiiiiic uiiuvii'i uncw mm nio in.»v»*. garrison, but 1'lumcr won through by sheer grit nnd skill, uml few men enmc out of the South African Wur with a more splendid re cord. Since then lm has held many important administrative and executive appointments. HE KNEW THE1K TRICKS. 'Tommy' has always regarded Plumer as tho soldier's friend, and the General's popu larity -a Uli all ranks is duo not only ...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HOW BELGIUM SAVED EUROPE. LEOPOLD AND THE ARMY LAW. DYING MONARCH'S SIGNATURE [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

HOW BELGIUM SAVED EUROPE. LEOPOLD AND THE ARMY LAW. DYING MONARCH'S SIGNATURE i c ,p,ar,1? Matin 'late' that the late King Leopold II., when the forts of Antwerp, Huy and Niimur were being constructed un der, his orders found among his entourage »nd his familiar frlonds a spirit of reslst nnco to, and surprise at, his plans, which caused him the greatest dissatisfaction. The Matin In this connection gives the fol lowing account of the last days of tho King's reign. HIh Majesty, says the Jour nal, was lying down in readiness for the terrible operation, the results of which were destined to be fatal, when the military bill, which was very near to his heart, camo up for discussion, in the Chamber. Turning to wards the doctor, the. King said: 'How long havo I to live?' The physician, upset by auch it question, stammered a few words of reassuring protest. 'I am not asking for fine words.' replied the King. 'I know that I am nearing my end. How many hours have I left?' 'But, sire, I swenr...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ENEMY SUBJECT OR NOT. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PASTOR, EX-ATTORNEY-GENERAL EXPLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

ENEMY SUBJECT OR NOT. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PASTOR. EX-ATTORNEY-QENERAL EXPLAINS. Sir. II. llombiirg, M.H.A., exAttorney General In the South Australian Government, (Mho retired because of Ills German extrac tion). 1-j-cnklng at Woodslde, took occasion to contradict 'a malicious rumor,' which he said wns being industriously circulated mv.iliv-t him concerning a certain letter he Uinl written to Pastor Nickel, ot Eudunda. Sn much mystery was being Imported into his - orrespondencc with that gentleman that It would be well to clear up all doubts coiu-einlng II. At the end or NovemDor last ho (Mr. ITomhnnr) received u letter from Pastor Nirkel requesting advice on a matter of law. In Ills lellcr Pastor Nickel pointed out that iK-curdlng (n tho new Commonwealth order ::V. enemy milijects, whether naturalised or not. were prohibited from being in posses sion of flie.iimi', &c. The question for him wus whviher or not lie was a subject of the ? nemy. I lo protested t'gnlnst being called...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TOMMY ATKINS. GERMAN TRIBUTE. SOLDIERS WHO CAN SHOOT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

TOMMY ATKINS. * GERMAN TRIBUTE. SOLDIERS WHO CAN SHOOT. In an article headed Tommy Atkins, tho German Journal Vorwarts pays the following tribute to the British troops:— In the Frankfurter Zeltung a currcspon dont, taking part in the war, praises the very special efficiency ot tho British soldiers, who, he says, yield to no attack, and from the mili tary standpoint deserve tho highest respec'.. This agrees absolutely with what others can say who have come into contact with Brltlsn years ago passed through India while making a great world tour, relates how well he was received at Benares by the soldiers. He was oWo to live in the military barracks, which lay at some distance from the native tqwn. Ho was so comfortable thero 'among theso splendid fellows,' as he expresses himself, that ho remained some considerable time longer than his original itinerary prescribed. He was the guest of the soldiers, but only as regards residence; he shared the ex penses of the mess In the same way as ...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MIXED COMPANY. IN THE FOREIGN LEGION. FRIENDS OF THE DEVIL'S OWN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

MIXED COMPANY. IK TttE FOBBKJN LEGION. FRD6ND8 OF THE DEVIL'S OWN. The following description of tho fascinating variety of the hlatorlc French Foreign Legion Is -written by an Englishman who recently joined, and appears In the Dally Mail:— GASEKNE DK-REUILLY U'arliOv. A benevolent Republic Iiiih JUHt paid mo three-halfpence, being three days' puy for a second-class soldier hi the loth Company or the Srd Regiment de Marche of the trench Foreign Legion. Tobacco win kindly but firmly refused because I had not served long enough. I was looking forward to that to bacco, but never mind. It will come next Mon day, together with the really useful sum of One Is cheered by tho fact that In two weeks' time tho section to which I havo tho honor of belonging will probably bo at the This section la surely one of the most curi ous thst ever graced that curloua and ro mantic corps, the Foreign Legion, which has carved roads for France throughout Northern Africa, Madagascar, and Indo-China. Old Uhll...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
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