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WAR'S DEATH-RATE. "COMPARATIVELY SMALL." [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 March 1915

WAR'S DEATH-RATE. ?COMPARATIVELY SMALL.' In nn Illuminating article In Everyman Mr. Chioz/.a Monty, M.P., Iho well-known economist, refers to some common exagge rations concerning war. 'The most common of these,' he says, 'relates to casualties. As I write, wu have endured about four months of warfare. Our losses In deaths on land have been about 7000 men. If the same rate continues during the first year of war we shall have lost on land 21,000 men.' The number of men aged over 19 In the United Kingdom Ts, in round figures, 13,000,000. So small comparatively, if great actually, la the loss of livcti in modern warfare thai It is iriic oi i,ermany or rrnncc, ua oi ^main, that at the en-i ot the wur the population will be much bigger than at tho beginning of it. Tile casualties of peace far exceed tho casualties of the most bloody war yet .... fought — even the Armageddon of 1914. 'The death-rate of tho United Kingdom is still as high as IB per 1000. Wiiat ought tho death-rate of the U...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WASTE NEWSPAPERS IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

WASTE NEWSPAPERS IN 2AMER1GA. What becomes of tho thousands upon thousands of newspapers that are dis carded by readors on street cars, rail roads, and in the homes ^ The quostion must naturally obtrude itself on tho minds of many in the hurrying throngs to and from business who noto tho dis orderly litter thnt collects at ternuual stations. WaRte newspapers are, used almost ex clusively in the manufneture of the card bonru or paste hoard wmcn goes u» form the paper board box in which dress makers, shoemakers, nnd department stores gcnorally deliver dresses, suits, shoes, etc., and ouo of the largest fac tories in tho United States for tho manu facture of this kind of cardboard is lo cated just outside of Philadolphia on tho Sohuylkill River at Manayunk. Loug trains of freight carB may be scon at Manavunk. anv dav. loaded with bales of wasto newspapers, the collection of many cities, which havo been assem bled horo for conversion into tho clean shcots of cardboard that will be used ...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
IT WASN'T THE CHICKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

IT WASN'T IxiE OHIOKEN. It was iluriug manoeuvres that a sol dier was being tried for shooting a chic ken on prohibited ground. 'Look here,. my inan,' said too com manding olliee'r to tho farmor who brought tho accusation,' ' are you quite certain that this man shot your bird.' Will you swear to it?' 'No, 1 won't ao that,' replied the canny farmer, 'but 1 will say ho 'a the mau i supect of doing it. ' 'That's not enough to convict a man,' rutortod the officer, considerably nettled. 'What raised your suspi cions?-' 'Well, sir,' replied the sturdy far mor, as ho slowly mopped bis forehead ' with his bandanna, '1 saw 'im on my property with a gun; then I beard the gun go off; then I saw 'im putting the chicken into his knapsack; and it didn't seom sensible somehow to think the bird committed suicide.'

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SCORED OFF KIPLING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

SOOIvED OFF KIPLING. ..How an omnibus driver scored on Kipling is told aa follows: — Annoyed by the injury done to one of his trees by lhe driver o. a loca' omnibus, Mr. Kip ling wrote a vigorous letter of com plaint to the man, who was also the landlord of an inn. The landlord sold the letter for ten smiungs. a second and stronger letter followed. This found a purchaser at ouo pound, for its increased violence mado it more valuable. To it, as to the formor letter, the landlord mano no re ply. To him Kipling entered the next dav. briskly wrathful. Why didn't 1 an swer your letters, sir?'' repjied the landlord. 'Why, I was hoping you'd havo scut me a fresh one. They pay me a deal better than 'bus driving!'

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
FAITH AND WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

FAITH AND WOTIKS. The Rex*. Father n was oil' to catch the Dublin o r ss/ntid on the way to the station he ran into his bishop. 'Well, what's the hurrv, O-'Lcarv / ? ' said he. 'Sure, it's tho Dublin express I'm after, your Lordship. ' -.mv wMouup yuiiuu out ms gold watcu. 'Well, there are seven minutes yet. Let us walk together and both eaten it.' ^ Thoy arrived at the station just iu time to see the train steaming out. j 'Do you Know, I had the greatest 1 faith in th'Jt watch, 0'Learv, ' said the bishop. 'Ah, iny lord, whot is faith without good work*?' replied tin- angrv O 'Learv.

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AVOIRDUPOIS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

AVOIRDUPOIS. Two schoolgirls were busily occupied with their lessons, when tho vouueor asked abruptly: — 'What does 'avoirdupois' mean?' 'Well, I couldn't say just what it means in English,' replied her friend, doubtfully, 'but in French it. means, 'Have some peas.' *'

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

At a meeting of the Nyngan Politi cal Labor League, held on 5th Inst., an Electoral Oounoil for Oobar State electorate was fotmnd, and Nyngan was olioBen as the plaoe of meeting, and the following officers were eleot ed : — President, Mr F. W. Lyle ; vioe-presideiits. Messrs. 0. Wilson and P. 0. Knight ; auditors, Messrs. P. 0. Knight and A. W. Duke ; trea surer, Mr. Dan Roddy^ lion, seore tary, Miss Ethel White. Mr. J. Cul lirnui (nominee of Bourke and Bre warrina branches) was eleoted dele gate to the Eauter P.L.L. oonforenco in Sydney, and Mr. G. Hoffman (nominee of Nyngan branch) as alter nate delegate. Proxy delegates were present at the meeting to represent other branches. Just lauded, nearly 600 yds- Lino leum and Floor Cloth, direot . from Glasgow (Sootland), eaoli one a new 3ea3on pattern. H. DOGQBB, LinBley Street.* Greaseproof Paper for sate in any quaa i tity at 7s 6d per tin. I ! ? . ? i: at 'Age' Office. Earned, Not Bought. How hard it ofton is to earn and maintain a g...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LORD ROBERTS' WILL. £100,000 FOR MILITARY CHARITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

LORD ROBERTS' to ILL 2100,000 FOR MILITARY CHARITIES. Probato has now been granted of tho will and codicil, both dated 4th March If 13. of the lato Fiold-Marsbal tho Kight Hon. Sir Frederick Sleigh, 1st Earl Roberta, and Viscount St. Picrro of Kan dahar, Pretoria, aud Watorford, and Baron Roberts of Kandahar, who diod at 52 Ruo Carnot. St. Oiuer. Franco, on the 14th November Inst, nged 82 years, whilst on a visit to the troops iu Fruuce, loavlng unsettled property valued at £77,304 2a. 3d. gross, of which tho net porsonnlty amounts to £34,!-G0 as. Id. Tho first request made iu his will is as follows: — 'My wish is to bo carriod to my gravo on a guu carriage, and to bo buried Dy soldiers.' Ho loft to each servant in Ills scrvico at his doccaso who Bhall havo boen in his servico moro than tho fivo years preced ing, nnd bo willincr to continnn n-ith i.i« wlfo as long as she requires his or her service, tho snm of £o for each year of sorvicb with Mm up to a limit of £100. To his valet, ...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

SUMMARY. Typhoid lover is raging in Bathurat, about thirty oases being treated in tbe local hospital. Mr. A. 0. Johnston, dentist, will visit Canbelego professionally from 27th to 30th proximo. Constable Ford, who was recently transferred from No. 2 police station to Cobar, tins been confined to bis bed with illnoBS for over n. week. Tlio ox-Mayor, AM. Sutherland, recoivod a telegram from Mr. Fern, M.L.A., on Monday aftornoon, inti mating that tlio Government had granted a further sum of £100 for tlio purpose of relieving urgent u ses of distress in Cobar. The Colmr butchera have knocked off the delivery of meat, and tlio pub lic liavo now to go fcr tlieir require to the shops. The cost cf -fodder, &c , combined with the small »*llile for Iho cliaiigo. Sir William Cullen's only sons, Clifford and Williiuff, havo both en listed for aotive service. - ^ In Molbourno recently 220 iinom ployed wero offered work in the country at 253 a week, but not ono aooepted. Owing to tlio hig...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WEEVILY SEED WHEAT. Can It Be Used? [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

WEEVILY SEED WHEAT. Can It Bo Used? We have somo cloan seod wheat stored in a shed that has this year be come infested with weevils. Tho sood wheat now has souio weevil in. Can it bo treated and used for seed) That, in effect* wns a question from Tho Entomologist's reply was that the iufostod teed might be treated by the use of bi-sulphido of carbon at tho rate of 51b. per 100 bushels of wheat. The wheat should bo turned out on a smooth floor, the bi-sulphide of carbon placed ir. a dish in the centre of tho heap and tl o whole covered with tarpaulins for a poriod not excoeding 21 hours. The giain should then be spread out before being re-bagged. When there nro free I wjevils through the grain, it is a good ! pi in to run tho wheat through a win uvtver aud to blow out all the damaged griin and weevils. If tho wheat is (bjn put in elenn bags and stored in a Weill sbed that is 100 yards from tho infested one, it should not be again at tacked. Tho bi-sulphide of carbon is very in flamma...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
An Exciting Adventure. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

An Exciting Adventure. [By hXOCKWHip.] The looal snuitary inspector, ably aeeistod by members of the police foroo doing duty in Oobar, made a uotable and valiant oapture on fun day night last. ' From information received,' they proceeded in the di rection of certain portions of the mu nicipality, and in areas open to the general publio tliey suooeeded iu rounding up nnd securing soveral bead of oattle, whioh were unlawfully straying upon the publio streets of the municipality of Cobar. Not only did tbe inspeotor and tbo polioo catoh tbe cattle in the very aot of trespass ing on our thoroughfares, but they also succeeded, after cousiderablo trouble and anxiety, in 'bagging' tbe bovines in the yard of tho Council Chambers. Recently this scribe bo thered liis head until it ached over the question of what the authorities I would do with tho ntravine oattln in tho event of a capture heing mndo, hut it is good to know this problem lins been solved. There's no neces sity to put 'em 111 the...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AGRICULTURAL. SOWING THE WHEAT. Seasonable Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

AGRICULTURAL. * SOWING THE WHEAT. Seasonable Hints. Askod for a fow seasonable hints on tho sowing of a wheat crop, tho Chief inspector mado the remark that one of the moat impertaut things to which the farmor could give attention was the ' liropcr covering of the need. Certain suggestions on sowing wore . thn 'Weekly Notes,' a I vear ago, and it is significant that then, as now! this should l)e the drat one men tioned The final cultivation lulu a ton gh?orablo -influence ou the covering of : seed. Whether harrows or '? are used then,, shallow fur Z ion, an.il tho hoe, of tho drill run along tbo furrows th-.MO is n strong probability that a pood deal of seod will bo left on tho surface. If, ou tho other hand, tho drill is ruu across tho final cultivation thb boca or discs cut through the furrows aud lidges ami an even covering is ensured. Tho final cultivation, therefore, should bo at right angles to tho direction in which the drilling is to bo done. DIbo Drill or Hoe Brill. 'Farmer...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A Popular Promotion. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

A Popular Promotion. At tbe Canbelego Polioe Court on the 26th instant, tbe Polioe Magis trate (Mr. Laidlaw), before tbe busi ness of tbe oourt oommenoed said he desired to say a few words in refer enoe to tbe impending promotion of Sergeant Jeffrey to Yass. His wor huip saia ue Knew 01 no promotion in the polioe foroe during tbe period of two years be had been presiding in the Bourke and oooaaionally in tbe Oobar distrlot of whioh be had heard with quite the same amount of satis faction aa that of Sergeant Jeffrey. He (bis worship) bad on the occasion of the Hermidale murder case, result ing in tbe oonviotion of tbe aooused. made speoial representations to tbe Inspeotor-Qeneral of Polioe, with to I ferenoe to tbe masterly manner in whioji Sergeant Jeffrey bad bandied that oase, and he was pleased indeed to Bee that the police department had at lastreooguiBed the sterling qualities of a capable aud fearless oflioer. He was giving away no oQioial seoret when he said he was aware that...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. Those Note** aro Issued ovory week, under the personal supervision of the Hon. W. G. Ashford, M.L.A., Minister of Agriculture, N.3.W., aud aro based nmlnly on the experience of tho department. No. 204. LIVE STOCK. ECONOMY IN FEEDING. Somo Furthor Comparisons. 1 Last week, in placing before farmors certain facts in connection with foodiug ? stock during tho present period of scar* city and of high prices, it. was pointed ! out in these ''Notes' that lucorne I could ho used with advantage to i,n« creaso tho efficiency of tho ration aftd : roduce it* cost, and that bran, espoci- i ally for enwa ana less so tor working 1 horses, could also be used with cconomy whilo whoaten clialt remains ho dear. We return to tho subject for tho pur poso of pointing out that tho grains arc also well worth study iu the eame way. Some Comparisons. . First, however, let it bo stated that all that was theu eftid about lucoruo is amply supported by w...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Latest War News. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

Latest War News. SYDNEY, Tuesday. Tho steamer Falalia, bound to Wost Afrioa with 147 passengers and a crew of 95, was sunk by a German Bub marine off Milford Haven, South Walos. A number were rescued by a steam drifter, but it is feared that I 51 passengers and 49 of the crow 1 havo boon drownod. The Germans jeered as tho vessel sank, and made no attempt to resouo. SYDMBY, Wednesday. Tbo navy office iu Molbourne last night reoeived a message from the oruiser Sydney stating that all was well. A message from the Australia an nounced tbe death from pneumonia of ordinary signalman Oscar Nixon, of Tipperary Gully, near Young, N.S. Wales. Russians nro bombarding tho Bos pborouB for a distanco of eloven milos. Germans In' tbo Ana diBtriob, Gor man West Afrioa, dynamited the rail way, and Geiural Botha is facing a waterlesB desert Eaoh mnroh in creases hia difficulties. Tho onomy is well equipped, and probably more numerous tliau- supposed. Tbo Rudji.ui Euubnsby iu Romo has boon ..notified ...

Publication Title: Western Age
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

SIMON'S Gigantic Summer Sale COMMENCES Saturday, April 3rd, For 14 Days Only. Tremendous drop iu prices of our preseut stock of Dra pery, Clothing, Mercery, Crockery, &c. We are preparing to give you exceptional bargains during this great Sale. Such prices assure a lower cost of living, and make a little money go a long way. Your confidence will be maintained, for our prices throughout represent the limit of littleness. Just come and see, you'll remain to buy. All usual prices are now cut into small pieces. BARGAINS IN DRAPERY. todies' White Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, usual price 1/6 and 2/ doz, r At sale floiitg at l/ and 1/6 doz. 1 Ladies' Fancy-iedged Handkerchiefs, usual pricc 4-£d and iod. Sale I .. price 3d and 7d each . j Ladies' Black Sateen Aprons, usual price 1/6, 1/11 and 2/6. Sale price ? 1/, 1/6-awMyH. ? liifiW! Apron?, usual price 1/3. Sale price I/. Ijuftes' White Kurse Aprons, usual price 1/3. Sale prtcfc !/. «dfes' l(Ht| CmBft», latest special value, usual p...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

We Print the News, THEREFORE, 'Age' Advts. Pull. PUBLISHED: WEDNESDAY - - - - & SATURDAY. Telephone 57.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

M. A. Padula, ' THE OLDEST ESTABLISHED Watchmaker, Jeweller and Optician in Gobar, Has always 011 hand the host selooted I stock of j Jewellery, Gold and Silver. Electroplate, etc, j. IN THE DISTRICT. Prices com pared with ; the value of our goods, ore the lowest in Cobar. i The only Qualified Resident Optician. Kwong On Co. General Storekeepers and Produce Merchants, CORNISHTOWN, COBAR, Are prepared to enter iuto contracts (or supplying Chincso for ring-barking and Mrub-cuttiug, as will :i? Chinese .servant* »nd cooks for stations LARGE STOCKS OF CROCKERY. , IRONMONGERY, GROCKRY. MERCERY, and BOOTS mid SHOEP, carrier!. Cash buyers of Rabbit and Fox Skins, &c. HIGHEST PRICES GIVEN. Orders Promptly Attended to MORRISON Bros*. LINK OK Royal Mail Goaches Leave the Booking Office, next the Band Hall, Bourke Street, Cobar, ! Every TUESDAY, THURSDAY, and SATURDAY, at 5-30 p.m., for - WILCANNlAi 1 WHITE CLIFFs!bR0KEN HILL and all Intermediate Stations. All Fares, Parcels, and Lugga...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

TTo Miners & Well Sinkers. *1 'ENDERS are Invited Tor Sinking ? and Bricking a Well, 5ft. by 130ft. (or vrater), at DubW Easy Alluvial eiuklng. Brioltu, cto., sup (ilind. Tondors oloso April 8tli. Lowost or nay tonder not noooa sn.rily aeoepted. E. WURFEL, Whwoiir Orohard. Dubbo. A. C. JOHNSTON, Dentist. MarshaH-Street wwtr Stai 1 iolel mid Oi'-poBite I . 7. T. ^tfotiinloy. 1 ] C013AR- I VISITS CANBELEGO FORT- I ' ' NIGHTLY.- Nuxl. vip.it, Ap-ii E 27tli to 30th. J I The Western Age. With which Is lucorporaled The Cobar Herald, estab. 1877. WEr-NESr-AV. MARf'II St. -9'5.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915

'i UK PRINTING HOUSE OF THE WEST. AHO ft 3S0S of General and Com- I Imercta! Printing Executed on the Premises. Workmanship— The Best. Charges—The Lowest. I 72= 4 'Western Age,' 3 Barton Street , Cobar.

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