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THE LAST OF PANDA. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
. That good old race mare, of Mr E. Underwood s, Panda, has run heiT last race, and no more will be fclxe bookies roar "Take 2 to 1 Panda," for in condition she was invariably an odds on favorite for the chief event at any of our western meetings. She was racing iu a handy position in the Orange Cup, and, when ap preaching the half mile post, her jockey (Higginsj, seeing- an opening on the rails, nnade for it to improve his position. However, just' as he got up, the rest of the field closed in and blocked him, and the mara's fore feet became entangled with the hind feet of those who were in front of her. She atnmbled for a few yards,, with her rider on her ears, when she came down. While ©n the ground Toy Mac, who was rdnuih^Uasfc^aL.-.. -most galloped oyer her. Higgins-, received a rough shaking, and lay oiv, tho gro.und till, picked up, - but was fortunate that he did not sustain a, broken limb. The old hi are was ser iously injured in the shoulder, but whether it was broken or no...
A MILLION BAGS OF WHEAT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
A MILLION BAGS OF WHEAT Between Orange a»d Forbes, all stations inclusive, there are some thing like a millien bags of wheat -waiting for trucks. As wheat is ly ing in stacks at almost every station in the wheat area of N.iS.W., it bears magnificent testimony to the master ly incompetence of our railway man agement. H. J. Vareoe has three new and re liable cars for hire. Careful drivers Phone $2, day or night. Address— Varcoe's Garage, Gilgandra.
HEAVY RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
HEAVY RAIN. Torrential rain fell at Inverell and throughout the district last Saturday night, the flood waters causing an immense arnosnt of damage to the roads, culverts, bridges, and proper ty in general It is estimated that £2000 to £3000 -will be required to repair the damage done in the Mac intyre Shire. At Inverell 280 points of rain fell. Brodie's Plains 950, Elsmore 565, Nul.lainenua 507, Myall Creek 450, Ashford 640, and Tinga 300 points.
HILAIRE BELLOC ON BULGARIA'S FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
■■lYiililffiaiB HILAIRE BELLOC ON BULGARIA'S FUTIJRE. At the moment when this article is written (Oct. 10) it seems certain that the forces of Bulgaria are to be put into the field, against . toe Cause of the Allies and to join those of enemies. The event is not only a very "£&>at one, changing the whole aspect of the war, but it is also one which, if we do not - understand it in all its'hearings, may lead us fcp misjudge the present of the war and its' probable future.1 ,*■' Some of the causes of the new situation are ...... , , well known; many are obscure; all have been widely discussed. What has been less examined are the possible consequences, • not in the immediate future, but later on, of this change. Perhaps my readers will allow me to go into these matters and present them as I see them. There are four national groups which after centuries of foreign Mahommedan government were restored partly, but only partly, to free and Christian self-government. These are ...
CHURCH SERVICES Catholic Church [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
Catholic Church' Giiganura—'1st and 2nd Sunday Mass Sand 10 a.m., Devotions 7.30'p.m. Gilgandra—Third Sunday Mass 7.30 a.m., Devotions 7.39 p.m; Toora'wcenah, third Sunday, Mass 10 a.m. Coonabarabran, fourth Sunday, Mass 7 a.m., Devotions 7.30 p.m. Baradine, fourth Sunday, Mass 10a.m. Mundoorim—Every fifth Sunday when occurring. Gular—Every Saturday before second Sunday, Mass 7.30 a.m. Devotions evening previous " Binnaway—Tuesday after fourth Sun day, Mass 7 a.ni. ' Perliwaugh —• Saturday before the fourth-Sunday, Masses a.m/ Breelong—Mass at Mr Montgomery's residence oncc a month as by local ar rangement. Curban—Mass once a month as by local arrangement. Kev. Father Parker-—
THE INCONSISTENCY OF MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
THE INCONSISTENCY OF MAN. (By Bide Dudley). Down in her heart Helen really cared for Joe, but she wasn ;t quite ready to admit it. She was a chorus girl in a Sydney show; he clerk in a chemist's store at a salary of £3 a week. Joe was hard-working and sincere in his love for her, but Helen wasn't so sure. She might be willing to forget him if the Prince came along and offered her a castle in Spain. Stranger things than that have hap pened to chorus girls, you know. On her way home from the matinee one day Eelen dropped in to the store for a chat with •Joe and a free sample of Foam-at-the-Mouth tooth powder. She had already had eight samples, which faet again proves that advertis ing invariably pays somebody. Joe greeted her with joy bordering on raptcre- "Listen, Helen," he said, "I'm to be raised a 5 bob a week soon. Will you marry me?" The possible Prince loomed up in Helen's mind immediately. "No." she replied. "I'm. not ready to get married. Stop bothering me about that, Joe!" F...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
Kem lsM tllitS dSlla 63* Live Stosk and Property Salesmen, .Miller St., Gilgandra. Tei.33, Gil gandra,' A, © az © - Auctioneer, Stock and Station Salesman T ooraweenak. Agent for Stis debakef Motor Cars. 'Phone « - ■■ J- — [Established 1887] CONSIGN Your FliT STOCK 46 E. Ik" TAYLOR & 60., AUCTIONEERS,- BATHURSTy Fat Stock and Property-Salesmen.' Fat and Stock Sales every Wednesday at Corporation Yards,"Bathurst Store Stock Sales at O'Corrnell Monthly ~ " ^ Pyoceed,s JPjBb&a.* iQg^/ o:ST Sales SpJ^^id'Paddocks adjoining Yards -•^Consignments receive personal attention , Trucks S§0&lt;G"£.-0?e«3. Stock and Property Lists on Application. Correspondence invited O. L. MILLING & Co., Ltd AUCTIONEERS, Stock, Stations Land, and Commission Agents, DUNEDOO! Tke Live Agents'of the. West. All kinds of Agency Business transacted. Prompt attention to cor rcspondcnce Gilgandra Land and Stock Owners requiring information as to stock and property for sale should commu...
COLLIE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
■ y . (From Oar Correspondent") Still the dry -weather prevails, ■with only a haze working up from the north-west as tlae only encour. agernet to those who desire a * good . fall of rain. The infant child of Mr and Mrs S.' E. Sadler, of "Pleasant View," Collie, has for the last week been under the care of a medical mini in Dnbbo. One of Mrs S. Mealey's children (Ada) was bad last week, too, and -was taken into Warren for medical attendance. Collie is a bit indignant about Warren wanting to play them a game of cricket. Collie thinks that its sons are playing a more noble game than crieket, and asks Warren to join their team and help win a victory for the Allies. As sports on , the cricket ground, Collie speaks highly of the Warrenites, but ques tions their latest inquiry, asking if it is really In earnest. Mr Jim Welsh does a bumper trade this hot weather. His iced drinks are a luxury we at this little •western town appreciate, A startling incident occurred at the recent, farewell he...
POLITICS IN [?] GENERAL STATEMENT WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
GENERAL STATEMENT WANTED. \ (By Dr. J. Ingram Bryan.) Though the Japanese Cabinet survived th£ dmpeacliment motion brought against it' on (December 18, saving the day by a majority , of 90, the excitement in the Diet was Some thing remarkable, and the country at large is still unsatisfied. The motion of impeachment charged the Government with responsibility for: the Oui» scandal, when large sums of money ware utilised in influencing • the elec torate, with having revived the Nogi family in opposition to the dying wishes of the great hera, and with bartering away the ■nation's liberties in having agreed to the proposal of the Allies not to make separate peace without having consulted first with the Imperial Privy Council, and with failing to demand a quid pro quo. As the Gov ernment controls 240 members in the Diet and the Opposition only. 129, with 12 Indepen dent's, who were expected to side with the Cabinet, the defeat of the motion against the •Government was a foregone conclusio...
MASCOT SAVES LIFE. SCOTCH SOLDIER.'S LUCK. LOVER'S TALISMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
MASCOT SAVES LIFE. ^ SCOTCH SOLDIER. 'S LUCK. LOVER'S TALISMAN. What so mysterious as luck? Not one but a thousands instances might bo cited of mirac ulous escapes from death by soldiers, whose end seemed as inevitable as night following the day; and yet from the heat and fury of battle they have emerged unscathed, thanks to some trivial circumstance which they them selves could scarcely credit. t One of the most singular instances of a Tommy's life being saved is provided by the experience of a Girvan soldier, Private James Thomson, of the 6th Camerons, who was severely wounded during the great advance. The story of his salvation makes strange reading. After he was struck on the left breast it was discovered that his life had been spared by the fortunate circumstance I that he was carrying at the time in the \ipper pocket of his tunic a little bundle of letters and postcards, a soldier 's hymnary, and a small metal-cased mirror. The bullet penetrated the pocket, tore through the hy...
SUBMARINE ACTIVITY IN THE BALTIC. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
SUBMARINE ACTIVITY IN THE BALTIC. It will be interesting to learn when the war is over how the British submarines man aged to break through the narrow straits leading from the North Sea into the Baltic. That they have done so, probably in consider able numbers, is shown by their great activ ity against the contraband trade between Scandinavia and the German Baltic ports. Apparently the fleet has recently been aug mented by at least two flotillas of subma rines; for according to a dispatch from Co penhagen, a flotilla of destroyers headed by a light cruiser of the " Undaunted" type con vo}red the submarines to the entrance of the Cattegat, at the northernmost point of the Jutland coast. The light cruiser remained here while the destroyers convoyed the sub marines to the narrowest part of the Sound at Elsinore, whence, they made their way unaided into the Baltic. Once they are,, in these waters, they can be operated from bases on the Russian coast; and in their at tacks upon German sh...
SCRAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
SCRAPS, Four out of the last nine Czars of/ Ras'sia have been assassinated. •- • / * # # .. ;/ Brisbane policemen are advocating an eight day fur service. • # * *• The Stockowners' Association is opposing the proposed State mono poly in meat and, bread * " % The Defence authorities have de cided to considerably modify the vis ion test for recruits. # =x= # Steps are alien subject publ'c servic being taken s from the o
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. JOHN BRIDGE AND CO. AVERAGES HOLDING WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
SYDNEY WOOL SALES JOHN BRIDGE AND CO. AVERAGES HOLDING WELL. It bas been our privilege, recently, to report a number of sales by John Bridge aud Co., in which the aver ages have stood out well. At their most recent sale on the 29th Feb ruary, aud nrttvvithstauding that most of the clip has been dealt with, the firm were successful in securing averages, which are distinctly en couiaging to those whose wool has > 3refc to come under the hammer. We notice that, at this sale, were catalogued. Oat of 1,150, in the big lots, prov average oI: &lt;£20/18/9, wit age per lb ol 15:1, while, i IS® bales showed an , a £19/3/10 with an avet^J 13fd, The sale
Love [?] [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
reai^H iial ' Mother, do, do say I may wea^ It's just -lovely.. . The very tlaint my first fancy dress ball!' Evelyn Meadowsweet kne^t beside the open dowry chest, froui which she had abstracted a silken gown - of the early Victorian peric^a. Hei; blue ej^es sparkled - with- -excitement as she shook out the folds of the simple muslin fichu withjtsvfrillsof dainty lace. ' It's lovely !' she repeated, passing lier fingers caressingly over the min utely raised spots -which intensified its sheen. ■i I'm sure it would fit me to per fection. Oh, do, mother dear,'she exclaimed in answer to a remark made by the elder woman. ' There is no saciilege, for I should be so proud and honoured to wea-r the robe of an ancestress, especially as -I'bear her name, and..in height/and figure, at least, must bear resemblance to her also.' 'She was my great-grandmother, •and I have but a faint recollection of her," Mrs Meadowsweet replied'. 'But you are certainly very like the miniature portrait painted wh...