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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
MONEY-SAVING COUGH MIXTURE. Splendid HomcwMade Remedy. lO /- Saved on every Plnt-, The cheapest and most effective remedy for coughs, colds, _ throat and chest complaints is made in your own home. It is no trouble to make, and every pint means an actual saving of io/- for yourself. Buy a bottle of Hean's Essence from your chemist or store, take home and dilute as directed on label. Pour into n large bottle, on which paste the label you will find in Hcnn's Essence packet. The first sip of this mixture gives immediate relief. It clears the nasal passages, loosens phlegm, eases throat nnd bronchial tubes in a way that will surprise you. Sip each dose slowly, so as to lubricate the throat thoroughly. If your cold is very bad, take a few doses at intervals of half an hour and gargle throat freely. Prompt relief is certain. ?? i ne mixture maae irom neans Essence cough remedy is the best I have ever used. It is cheap, too.'— A. Chant, Condobolin, N.S.W. ' I find Hean's Essence a cheap nnd...
Annual Mines Report. DECREASED OUTPUT OF MINERALS. LOWEST COPPER PRODUCTION SINCE 1898. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
Annual Mines Report. DECBEASED OUTPUT OF MINERALS. IX) WEST COPPER PRODUCTION SINCE 1898. Tbo annual report issued by tbe Department of Mines shows that thero was a docrosso in the output of min erals in N.9. Wales during 1914, amounting toslightly ovor £1,500,000. Tbo Undor-seoretary asoribes the loss mainly to tbe deoreaeed production of silver, load and zino, due to the disturbance of the market by the war. Hero thero was a falling off of over £1,000,000. There wa'a less gold to tho nmouut of £100,000 won, tho re port stating that tliere wero no new gold diBOOverios during tho yoar, whilo it was apparent that gold mining has not been followod with anything liko tho Bamo activity ns in past years. Thoro wns n dooronso in copper pro duction of over £300,000, duo largoly to tho oloBing of tho Groat Cobar mino. Tin and oro slumped to tlio extout ot £150,000, due to tho war. Tho valuo of tho mineral output for tho year was £10,499,720, a doorease of £1,595,364 on that of 1913. Uon eid...
Easter Monday Attraction. IN AID OF COBAR DISTRICT HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
Easter Monday Attraction. IN AID OF OOBAR DIBTRICT HOSPITAL. It is a long time sinoe ail appeal was made to the publio of Cobar on behalf of tbo Hospital, though as everyone knows the finances of the institution have suffered consider ably on nooount of tho existing de pression. The oommittee havo had occasion to appeal to tho Govern ment for special assistance on several occasions, aud had not that assist ance been forthcoming tho Hospital may have had to oloso. However, the publio will havq;au opportunity of helping the funds of the institu tion by attending the Oonoert and Pioturo Entertainment on Easter Mmirinv nvnnin o .1 11, « A fiue programme of vooal ltoms has been arranged, to whioh our fore most vooal artists will contribute. Tlio picture programme -vill ho a speoial ono, including tho star, ' Tho Afgh&u Raiders.' The prices of admission aro 2/- and 1/-, and a bumpor aud ion co 'is expoated.
The Drought at Nymagee. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
The Drought at Nymagee. In oommon with other baokooun try towns, Nymagee has fared well, or'bad, with dust, whioh is now so frequent a visitor that we now dally look for suoh visitations. It is so long sinoe we had rain that it would now be a novelty if it came — in faot we wouldn't know what wan hannon. lug. The distriot is in a wretohed state in oonaeqnenoe, and if rain does not fall shortly the outlook will prove disastrous to pastoralists and others alike. Stock passing through tbe town are in a pitiable condition, it being impossible for them to travel tbe regulation mileage per day. As an instanoe of tbe condition of stook, we are luoky if our butoher supplies us with Bteak off horns and hoofs. But all things' come to those who wait, we will have to wait patiently, ever hoping that when it doea come the fall will bo a prolonged one, and of suoh a peroolative nature as to make the soil like a wet sponge. — Tho 'Peer.' Tbe employee^ of Booroomugga station have responded most gen...
PUZZLING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
PUZZLING. bobby 's father owned an incubator, aud ono dny thn littlo fellow was watch ing a chicken energetically breaking its way through tho shell. Just then his father came along, and Bobby said — 'Papa, seo how that chicken gots out of hiB shell, but what I can 't understand is how ho got into it.'
The C.S.A. Railway. MINISTER TO RECEIVE DEPUTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
The C.S.A. Railway. MINISTER TO RECEIVE DEPU- j TATION. Tho seorotnry of tho Cobar-O.S.A. Railway League (Mr. G. O. Mali phant) has roceived word from Mr. 0. S. Fern, M.L.A., stating that iu oonsequenoe of an interview, the Min ister for Publio Works (Mr. Oann) bad agreed to rennivn A fnrfchnr i-fann. tation in referenco to the proposed C.S.A. railway on 15th proximo, at 11 a.m. Apparently with the change of Ministers at the Works Department, tbe prospeots of haviug the railway oonstruoted have brightened. A meet ing of the O.S.A. Railway League will be held at tho Oounoil Obambera on Tuesday evening, 6th April, at 8 o'clook, to make arrangements in con nection with the deputation, at whioh all interested are expeoted to attend.
THE GIRLS OF BERLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
THE GIHLS OF BERLIN. The girls of Berlin (says the 'West- mister Gazette') have been warued that they really must stop writing lettors of congratulation and admiration to Mar shal von Hindenburg. He is very busy just now, and theso young ladies ought to recogniso that he has no leisure or in terest for even the most beautiful liter iirv osvnvti nf thn rUtncr rrpnnrnfinn. Th-* Hindenburg mail is so great that war correspondence is delayed, letters are otiose, since ho knows quite well that tho whole German peoplo is looking to him with love, gratitude, and confi ilencc.' The girls who are loft behind him must recognise' that these are days in which the feminine pen had best lonve the sword nlone.
A Bush Tragedy. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
A Bush Tragedy. (From tho Wr.lgett ' Spectator.) Rather bolatod uowe of n trngedy whioh ocourred just over tho Queons Innd border, about 12 miles from Hebol, enme to linnd last woek. A drover named Oharlos Barkor, wIiobo family roside at Horusby, came to Noo Neo Btation, bolonging to tbo uompany, to take aellvory ox soma Bhoep. Ho had two othor mou with him, and after calling at tho homeBtead thoy wont to the yards half a mile away to oamp. This was on tho Sunday aftornoon, and nothing was furtlior known until a dog pois oner, namod M'Carthy, found thorn iu a terrible condition on Monday about midday. Apparently having taken something poisonous, they be gan to suffer from acute dyBOntry, and when found by M Cartliy were in a nude condition lying on the ground with ants crawling all ovor them, and iiiBane from the effoots of the poison. Help was scon forth coming from tho homestead, nnd by a fortunato ciroumstunco Mr. J. Poa oook, of Combogolong, was pnssing in a motor car and convey...
DEEP SEA SOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
I1KEP SEA (SOUNDINGS. Tlio inethods'of taking deop sea sound ings heretofore employed havo involvod a number of sources , of error, tho prin cipal one being' tUe 'form assumed un der tho wnter by t^io line, which is cal- J ciliated to cause an error of nt least one-thirtieth of th-j' indicated depth, un- j eliminate this errofc completely, A. Her get -describes in 'vCoinptes Rendu* ' ' a piezometer which qo has constructed Water is adopted jfor the compressible linid, sinco its compressibility is practic ally constant and its sensitiveness uni form at all depths. j/Tho instrument con sists of a reservoir, filled with water, j whose base terminates in a long tube ( of half a milliinctfo -internal diameter | which communicate! with a side vessol full of mercury ana open for roception of tlio pressure. ... Tho tubo is silvered iutornnlly and graduated externally. The whole apparatus is '25 centimetres long. As tho apparatus descends, the mercury is forced up the smfill tubo aud dissolv...
CHIPPING THE OLD BLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
CHIPPING THE OLD BLOCK. A little lad was found on tho street crying very bitterly because his cart was broken. A kindly disposed stranger endeavour ed to cheer up tlio littlo fellow by saying — 'Never nnnd, my boy, your father can easily mend that.' ' No he can't,' sobbed the boy. 'My father is a preacher, and don't know about anything.' .
Her Last Resort. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
Her Last Hesort. a' popular actor ono# engaged a young woman from the workhoase as a domestio servant. She turned out badly, and after a few days the actor's wife told her husband that the girl would not suit her at all. 'Be patient. Give her a longer trial,' urged the kind-hearted man. But it availed nothing. Finally he told toe gijl that she must either mend her wars or return to the workhouse. 'Mo, I shan't ; I'll get another situation I' eho implied defiantly. 'Not without a eharaoter,' observed her master. . 'Oh, indeed I' iiaid the indignant do raeatio, with supreme contempt. ,'B th« worat^ comes to the worst, l oan go on: the
A Bachelor's Nieces PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. COPYRIGHT. CHAPTER XXV.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 31 March 1915
A Bachelor's Nieces, PUBLISHED BT SPEOIAL ARRANGEMENT. ®ora yiuddett* Author of 'Footprint, in tbe Snow,' 'The Broken Se«l,' ?? Bpueuth the Wnve,' . ' A Bitter Birthright,' 'Tho Drift of Fate,' ' The 8eeret uf tlio River,' 1 'The Lnnt Signal,' 'A Hidden Chain,' 'A Country Sweetho&rt,' ' Her Promise True,' ' On Golden Hinges.' ' A Fatal Fart,' ?'His Will and Her.,' &o., &c. COPYRIGHT. OH A PTER XXV. — ( Continued.) Tho doctor oaiue curly, and found Mr. Wnugh so much better that ho paid ha might got into the friUtQg-roum. ?* I wish you belonged to the nursing pro fcjmion, Mrs. Rom.' he wiid, Aroiling. 'I would keep you well tuppliodwith pationta. hs only good nur«in£ could havo mado ouch an improvement in Mr. Waugh.' 1 only wit up httlf the night. Mr. Bc*an wad nurse untd ImU-pttst two.' Knbert atniled a« ho remembered how soundly Hu#h had slept until two, when he awoke with a *tart, rondo him hwhIIow some tnilk in hot ha«tc, then world the dry lint on his face...
KNITTING NEEDLES SCARCE. STATE BOUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 April 1915
KNITTING NEEDLES SCARCE STATE BOUNTY. Enormous orders for knitted goods have I been received by hosiery factories all over the country, but efforts to deal with them arc hampered by the lack of needles for the knit ting machines isays the London Daily Ex 1 At \-ne time nearly all the needles were manufactured in England, but of late years German makers have undersold the Britlsn, and the trade passed almost entireij n»iu Germany's hands. . At present there Is almost a needle famine. Soon after the war broke out prices rose enor mously. owing to the demand from factories trying to deal with large Government and private orders for hosiery, mufflers, gloves, and other articles. ' Several firms in Leicester and elsewhere could not fulfil all their orders, owing to tile needle famine. English manufacturers of ? ? ? mm.hin.rv. which Is made principal ly at Leicester and Nottingham, did their best to cope with the demand, hut their plant was not large enough to turn out all the ' Th^'erlou...
WAR AND WORRY. HOW PEOPLE TURN PALE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 April 1915
WAR AND WORRY. HOW PEOPLE TURN PALE. Worry affects the whole body, making us sigh, turn pale, go Into a 'cold sweat,' and feel utterly depressed. These are physio logical effects of a purely psychic cause. How they are produced is explained in the Medical Record by Dr. Erie D. Forrest, ot Tuft's College' Medical School, London. He defines v.orry an 'the restless con sciousness of all encumbrances wnlcn we ac cept under protest; the mind's unrest about anything which concerns us, whether it re lates to our future, our dear ones, a cause we have esi-ouscd, our happiness, our salva tion, our means of support, our position in life, our health, our fate, or our success In general. It does not consist solely In our ln» terest In all these things; It is rather a dis quietude arising from a feeling of helpless ness before the various chances and claims of life. 'The physical manifestations of worry in general may be said to be depression of respiration, sighing^ disturbances in rate and for...
GERMANS IN FRENCH CHATEAU A GAMEKEEPERS RUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 April 1915
GERMANS-'IN FRENCH CHATEAU I A GAMEKEEPER'S RUSE. A Central News Agency telegram from Paris, dated January 21, tells an amusing i story, which the correspondent thinks throws | light upon the sudden change of von Kluck « ! plans when he was almost within gunshot of ' Purls. John Jameson, for thirty years head game, ki'-fir to M. Meunler, the famous French fl.M oiate merchant, was sleeping calmly in his master's chateau, neur Sen lis one night In September, when he was awakened by loud knocking at the front door. None of the other servants dared to Qpen the door, but John, an Englishman, undid the bolts and bar.*', and when he lifted the latch he saw t-- r German Infantrymen, with fixed bay ?juris (Ktinted at his chest. Who were in the i »;;.teuu? he was asked. 'Only my wife, my M-if, and one or two servants,' he replied. Well, get out,' was the peremptory order. 'Where to.' was the gamekeeper's query. 'We don't care. You can go where you like, but you have got to leave here Immediat...
THE GERMAN VIEW. FOOD SCARCE IN VIENNA. SHORTAGE OF BREAD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 April 1915
THE GERMAN VIEW. I POOD SOAROE IN VIENNA. SHORTAGE OP BREAD. It Is evident from the tone of tho Viennese press that the pinch of wnr is now being severely felt Jn Austria (says the Times 01 January 22). Despite the many denials that any scurcity of bread und food. .tuffs had be- 1 romu noticeable, the b aning Viennese JoJrnas uiu discussing freely the lack of llour and urging their readers to exercise tho utmost economy. An urtlcle in the Neuc 1 Fitie i Press of Januury lo admitted mat aunui the last f«! w days dltllcultics have been expe ? rlenced In the purchase of Hour. House ! wives have been unable to obtain tho quan tities required, und were requested to accept courser qualities of Hour. In view of the character of the population ol a great city, fears Immediately arose that t ie supplies of | llour were running out.' The ^JJUC ^rele I'rcssc Is careful to explain that theso fears are tutully unfounded, but saj.j that the ur- ; gent necessity for economy and for the re- . organ...