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FARMERS ORGANISER. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
FARMERS ORGANISER. The Macquari© District Council of the Farmers and Settler*-- Association has resolved to engage the services of an organiser to work up enthusiasm amongst the farmers in regard to their own vital interests. The position shjould attract a good man, as the sal ary w.llle ^65 per week minimum, with a 25 per cent bonus on assess ments so as io allow of a maximum salary to be earned. -
IN THE PILLIGA COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
■ The Pil.liga P.P. districts s'^ock apectcr, Mr -4; : Hesain,' reporUtj#^''" Since the begin the rainfall avei agoff :i'rt>m 40 joints 'V aft Burre 11 Junction to^Sfrat Pilliga, r ■ and was of 110 benefit to' pastures, ex cept on the light soils in t.h$.1teici£ity' of Pilliga. The pastoral conditions throughout ((tie dy un favorable, excop'- b^area. -The . hot, drying S%1 s prevailii\g recently hnd a bad \ effect on pastures, ^llke 'severe cl.osfc ■ storm filled in mai|^vof the bore drains and partly covered sosae of the wire-netted fences ny owners are short of feed and v^ater, and are removing their stock to agistment country, and if the preset?t dry con ditions abntinue many others must soon follow. Stock are healthy.generally, with I the exception of a few minor ail " meuts'and outbreaks of opththalmiaj ^vhich is fairly prevalent. The con-, dition of stock ranges from" store to poor, with a few fats- A slight mor tality has occurred amongsfe-in-lamb ewes:owing to lack" of su...
AN UNDESIRABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
AN UNDESIRABLE. Private Harold Darn ley, a.raem-ber of'the Expeditionary EoreeB, was fined in default 35 days gaol, at Bath urst, on tlir-ee charges of stealing from local business places. Accused went in to a hotel and forcibly took t wo. bot tles from a barmaid, besides grabbing ja quantity of sausage meat in a butch er's shop, and slicking up a baker's cart and stealing two loaves from the driver. The police expressed suprise at such a man having been .accepted for service, as he had already served half-a-dozen sentences for various of fences.
FRUIT AND VEGETABLES FOR RETURNED WOUNDED SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
,* *rOR RETURNE D WOUNDED SOLDIERS. Batpjies of our bra.ye soldiers are returning1 almost daily, and the maj ority i'or a very long' tim®, will .not ! |be afolia to do anything to earn a liv '•itog, wlwlc miny are permanently crippled A big percentage are mar ried, mostly with large families. ' * ^©uing to high prices f®r the main neeessaiies of life, the families of our returned soldiers, and, ' also of. tho,«$*who were killed in action, find it very difficult, with the amount of pay they receive, to provide for them selves. From the inception, the men were given: to understand their country would see they did not want, a.nd it, is up to everyone -to "faithfully h®nor this understani'ng. | These men have sacrificed everything, and every member of the community ought to feel it their bounden. duty to do anything iu their power to la el p lighten the harden, of their hei'oic countrymen. Everyone can help a j little if they, are possessed of the Wo per spirit. A scheme has been in ope...
ON FINAL LEAVE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
>0isr FINAL;X.E'A'VE The t olio wing members of the Goo-ees are at presen t on final leave, most of whom are in town : Privates W. Howard, J. Maher, 0. Marehant, H. Spicer, V/Quinton, L/L. Maguvre, 1 H. Lewis, A. Nelson, Jj.: Greenleaf. T. Tarve}% A. Wardrop, A. Anderson, H. Baxter, Sigiiailers. A. Lynne, J. Quinn. The men are to be enter tained at a monster send-offin the Australian Hall to-moriow (Friday) night.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
Statement ot Receipts' afld - Expenditure.' of the Pastures Protection 'Board" at Coonabarabran* for' the Year ending 3.1st' December, 1915. genera^. Account. Receipts To amount of Balance at Bank on 81st December, 19l4. . 432 17 0' I trs$ uupresenfced cheques ... ' £ s tl 32 ] 44 9 6 „ Cash in hand on 3lst De cember, 1914 „ Arrears of Assessment, 1914, received ... • „ As^ssraent levied on for year* 19=15— 28,757 Large Stock at 2d per head ...' 910,611 sheep at ~d per head ... ... Partly stocked land at . appraised value ... £ s d 288 7, 6 5 4 3 51 13 4 Expenditure. £ s By Certificates issued and paid for sl^'s, scalps, &c.—r ' 12 native d©gs at 20s per scalp " ... ... 12 0 16 Batir^d,og^;at JOs. ... .8 0 2 native pups at,10s. ... 1- 0 9 native pups at 2/6 ... 12 T78 crows at 6d. . 4 9 70 crows at 3d. " ... 0 17 239 12 10 948 11 1 38 4 0 . Total Assessment lev ied ... -I ... 1226 7 11 Los? deductions for Rahbtt-~4 proof Fence, £243/16/1 „ Arrears owing, £103/3'11 347 0 0 Am...
HOW JUDAS BETRAYED EUROPE IN ITS HOUR OF NEED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
HOW JUDAS BETRAYED EUROPE IN ITS HOUR OF NEED. The shadow of the' black hand of. treasoa has fallen, iipon Europe, .and \for a little while : lias changed the faec of the world. One man, ^ of no importance in himself; consumed with | the glittering vanities that gather round a | throne, has struck? a'ffoul blow in . the dark J which has stirred with grief the friends of j freedom' everywhere Ferdinand of Bulgaria', the little nation that the free -peoples of Europe loved and fought' for, has seized upon this dark hour in Eur ope's'history to betray the 'cause of human freedom, to imperil the future of his people, to turn his guns on those who set his nation free and made him king. It is the supreme act of human perfidy, for it strikes a blow not only at the Balkan States to which Bulgaria owes allegiance, but at' the whole of Europe, now threatened by | the dastard who controls the German armies, whose soldiers shoot English women as they lie^fainting on the ground, whose sailors dr...
TEANSFORMING SUGAR INTO PROTEINS AND FATS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
TEAN SFORMING SUGikR INTO PROTEINS AND I^ATS. \ 'V,' By Dr. H. W. HILLYEE;. Two announcements which have come froi Germany recently in regard to food supply are of very great interest. ' They; are Wtfi' statements that it is possible to produce necessary foodstuffs in a very speedy fashion by factory methods. / The raw material is sugar, perhaps sugar :now going to waste, and no other organic •material. The activei agents are micro organisms which transform the sugar into pro teins in one ease and into fats in the other case. It is well known that for the growth of a yeast in a sugar solution the presence of cer tain salts is necessary, and also that nitrogen in some form is necessary. Usually this nitrogen is that cLerived from the natural juice to be fermented 01* that derived from • a decoction of Other1 yeast j that is, the nitro gen is present in some form of organic nitro gen. But now it is shown that if nitrogen is supplied in the form of sulphate of anT Jiionia, the developm...
BRIEF DECSIS[?] [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
BRIEF DECSISiOi^ Riches are straws that ticlcie^wofcVn. The man who pays as" he goes is a coming |raaa.' '• '■■■■ ^ \ ' / * ■ * » , A Pimento is a red pepper that has got-, ten into society. ; • „ ■ Any man can talk himself into trouble, but it takes.a lawyer to .talk.him out. • • • * The prevalence of mosquitoes may be dtie; to the tray' tie' girls' are lar^iig iiiia s®a0on;;
SENTIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
- % SENTIMENT. Half the world thinks the other half ha§, sentiment-...V That because. jjalf ,„|jhe£/ never: stopped . to consider .earefuli^il&hi.' timent is. - Everybody onithe hither ;side'of the thing that is yo$r&lt; sentiment about :'Bvt all-, people do,, not feel the same . way about things. Q^herefor^. there are as .many different, variations :'&d permutations of ^sentiment as there-are things to think about and people to think about. them. If your sensory organs, are sympathetic to a certain kind of sentimen tal stimuli, you have one kind of sentiment,; ■ but if . not, you remainy unmoved.' . Half the, world merely- notes that the other .half is not; sentimenta? about the &ame things in the same way, • and therefore concludes that the other half is not sentimental at all, but merely cold. callous,' and comatose. ■ —E.O.J.
THE LIBERAL-PROGRSSSIVES [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
THE LIBERAL-PROGRSSSI YES T b e clash th r« t was p oss i b] e b e t we en the Liberals'and Progressives at the next election has been settled I by mut ual agreement; Seats tnow held by Liberals will not be contested by Progressives, bat seats held by Lab ourites in the country, about seven teen, the Progressives will contest. This is the only possible arrangement' Liberals could permit, and should be successful. A number of country Labor seats are held very precarious ly indeed, aid uniesf? feelings in the Goptamundia electorate changes ma terially before nest election the Pre mier will have the fight of his life.
"PEDIGREE." APPLIED TO FARM MACHINERY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
APPLIED TO FARM MACHIN ERY. There., is just as much. difference between tlie value of farm machines as there is between the worth of horses. In selecting a horse m uch depends on the "breed," and in buy ing a farm machine, the "make" is the most important thing to know. If it is a Massey-Harris British Built, you know the "pedigree" is right. Close on seventy . years of making of farm machines, as good as they.can be madegis your:protection ia ''baying-^'-Mas^y-Harris.. *_?. Good workmen, good material, good ser vice to farmers, good farm machines -—that is why Massey-Harris has grown from a coantry ; blacksmith shop in 1847, to the largest makers of farm machinery in the British Empire to-day. The best recom - mendatiou any farm machine can have, the strongest guarantee' that it will.give the purchaser satisfactory and economic service, is the fact that., it is Massey-Harris. Do you know that Massey-Harris. factories occu py nearly 200 a.rcs of floor space FSach a fact speaks volum...
THE HOSPITAL CARNIVAL. 20 "FIVERS" WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
—— A 20 "F1 VERS " WANTED; 0 In connection .with, the above the committee are asking for 20 dona tions. of £5 each. The following, have 550 far promised -Messrs. A. Rogers, A. N. Ileiohelfc, A. Brnm rnell, It. M. Diggs, J.. Gavin, WV Bard en, Jb\ J. D. Hanckel, "Friend",' and Mr J, Roaeh £1/1. Twelve ad ditional "fivers" ai'e wanted. All amounts will be ackuo .vicidged fcbroogh tlie press. .
FUNNY MOMENTS. NOT SURPRISED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
~ W . FUNNY MOMENTS. W' 4 - ' ■" 'f -' ' ■ ''''■> . Mrs. J*ones kept a boarding-house. and one day young Johnson ca)me to her with several . complaints. She listened in sUer^eQ;^or,ji fe^r moments, but as the elo quent she l(it ■'**' "Don't I luurtv eyoryv'oftb of the tricks' of your trade V said Jofengon, with considerable heat. Do you think I have, lived in boarding houses fifteen years Ujjr .li'othi^f' "Well," replied Mrs. Jonea, icily, C(I should! not be at all surprised."
FOUR KINDS OF PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
F0UR KIND3 OF PEOPLE. ■ Tfieifg 4re four kinds of people ? this ^6i*ldr> ' " \ (a) Thdsc Whd ire grouchy afcJ 'lad pleasailt ItfVetyTthiSre else., £> * (b) Those ifrho &re pleasant at home and grouchy elsawhei'e. ^ : 1 '(c) Those JplbM&nt botH at Ho"iil&lt;r and ^laovrhere. r , (d) Thosd Hrhfr &ro grduchy ovefytfrhore. Ctetsti (a) a^'e ds the Mttda of tBo" Sea. Class (b) at& Class (c) *re mer. nClass .(d) afe puMic fiiid priralte dUiganc&s.. —S.G.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
PHARMApTIC|L fflEMIST; " Miller St., GllgandrK. x Sole Agent fo*> HE/MO PILE CURES. Ointment 3s, Sup- , postories 3s Wolaroi Granmiar School, Ofaiigo 3000ft above sea level Boarding anil Day School for Boys A sound education by highly qualified raduate stall to the University Higher Matriculation Exam. Moderate Fees: Extensive grounds plendid climatc. C. R. CAMPBELL, B.A., ■ Headmaster.
THE TURK AND KULTUR. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
THE TURK AND KtJLTUR. The eager attempts in the German press to present the Turhrs as a nation of Oriental gentlemen anxious to open their doors to the entrance of Kultur, and ready to welcome the remodelling hand of Germany, have a fresh il lustration in a long article in the "Kolnisclie Zeitung." The writer points out that one of the most infallible proofs of national regeh- ! eration in Turkey is the insistence of the na tion on purifying their Osmanli language from Persian and Arabic elements. Like their Ger man masters, they are also '' purifying the streets" by insisting on the removal of English and French signboards arid business notices. Gratifying to the "Kolnische" writer is the magnanimity which permits German signboards, whilp those of the Western nations are being ruthlessly swept away. "Within the past few weeks these energetic regenerated Turks have eyon begun to clear away Greek signboards. We are told also that Turks are much flat tered by the attention which Germa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
W. G. KEWE'S SPECIAL BARGAINS Are better value and cheaper than all sales. The &ver-increasing popularity o£ DEWE'S, is OOE: to the Marvellous Values that are given all the year round. Note the special prioes for the following lines, which are all new and up-to-date goods, and are cheaper than all sale prices. Children's white Linette Dresses, blue collars and cuffs, size 18-20, at Is lid, worth 2s.;9d , • Girls' Linen Dresses, all colors, piped with white, size 24, 27, 30, 33, 2s lid, worth 3s lid ■' Girls' Crash Dresses, size 18, 22, 2s 6d, worth 3s 6d Boys' Crash Tunics 2s 3d, extra special , ... - Girls' Crepe Dresses, all colors, size 24,27 3s 3d, size 30, 33, 36 3s 13d, worth 3s lid and 4s lid Boys' Crash Ranger Suits 3s 3d, worth 4s 6d Floral Muslins, special 4s 1 let doz, worth 6s 6d" White Embroidered Voile Costume Lengths special price 12s 6d, worth 15s 6d All Millinery including Trimmed, Pan Dans, and Shapes at special low prices that are unequalled Ladies' Tussor...
FRENCH CAPTAIN. FOUGHT IN WAR OF '70. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
FRENCH CAPTAIN. FOUGHT IN "WAR OF '70. Captain Arthur Constant Aueher is a French man. He has been an Australian resident | since 1880. Ten years prior to that date he | was a young lieutenant of the 84th Infantry | in Marshal MacMahon's Army of the Rhine, J which had proudly marched to meet the Prus sian hosts, led by von Moltke. Although over 40 years have elapsed since he heard the roar of the guns at the great battle of Worthy when, after 15 hours of the most desperate fighting, MaeMahon was de feated, Captain Aucher is still physically a fine type of a soldier—erect, vigilant, and high ly intelligent. Since the present titanic strug gle in Europe commenced, this veteran. French officer has been chafing to do something of practical value to the common cause, and he recently offered his services to the Defence De partment as a recruiter. "When President Loubet ruled the destinies of the French Republic, Captain Aueher, through M. Chayet, French Consul-General - in Sydney, receive...
The Doings Of The West. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 3 March 1916
—— --- : Over 2000 bags of wheat were loaded at the Ry'l&tone station last ■ 'week. '• ■ A Coolah message states that sheep ; "are realising great prices in that dis triet, one pastoralist securing 31/5 in the paddock for a line of ci'ossbreds. , ^ * •* Several Norton Griffiths officials . have taken offices at Werris Creek, and are preparing to make a start ' with a cfosg.coiffttry railway. A petition-against the early clos ing of hotels has been received by Mr Black from about 400 - residents of■■ Narrabri. * ,=x= Mr A. Croft, one of the-most pro gressive farmers in the Gulgong dis trict, took sowe 4000 bags of wheat off his Bellambi property this year. * -v? % Mr A. K. Butter, secretarj* of the Trangie P.H., and A. Association, advises that there will be no Show at ■Trangie this year. .V : ■ * * * ; The net amount to the credit of /the Coonamble Pastures Protection -^Beard at the end of last year was £585 l9sl0d * * * Up&lt;£o Saturday, 19th February, Geuri^ Railw...