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"GOD BE WITH YOU." (To all the dear Yass lads who have gone to fight). [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
"GOD BE WITH YOU." (To all the dear Yass lads who have gone to fight). My lips said just "Good-bye! " yet my heart's beat Was: "God be with you on your war-toss'd way! " With hope and fear contesting, that we meet, To claim glad homage that you've won, some day. I kiss the hands, endeared with blistered scars For me, and all my women-kind to keep us free! And my whole womanhood stands up at Stiff Salute, For all you've given up, and suffered too, for me; Because on Duty's path you stood so true, And faced the hardships training made for you! And though the answering challenge of my heart Grows taut because a hand-clasp is the end. E'en so, my friend. God speed you on your way And back again—rand if that may not be, Ah, still, "God's speed"- :——my friend! —Mollie Bawn. Yass.
AN AMERICAN CAR TESTED IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
AN AMERICAN CAE TESTED IN " ENGLAND. Officials of the Royal Automobile Club of London recently- conducted a test of a prom inent American car. Selecting at . random a car out erf a shipment of 44, they saw it taken from the shipping crate, and after adjust ments requiring but three minutes and 39 second had been made, the car started on a trial run under the supervision of the club | officials. The route included ordinary road and hill conditions, and covered 75.5 miles, j The ear ran well, and the consumption was 3% gallons of gasoline, equivalent to 20.13 miles per gallon, or 29 ton miles per gallon, 1 which must be considered remarkably satis j factory, especially in view of the fact that the I car" was new, and that the adjustments and preparations for the test were entirely super ficial. "Pa, what is repartee?''" "Oh, merely an insult with its dress-suit on, my son.' '■—Pwfr.
LAND FOR SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
LAND FOB SOLDIERS. With regard to the settlement of soldiers en the land, the IST.S.W". Pre ier states that the position is extrem ely difficult and unsatisfactory. The ■conference of Ministers practically -decided nothing-, and the responsibil ity has been thrown upon the State 'Governments for formulating their own schemes and ascertaining their -ovrn.resources. A decision will be . arrived at shortly so far as this ■ State ip. concerned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
TUBE PALACE WHERE THE BEST PICTURES' ARE SHOWN Every Tuesday and n 1 Free Matinee for Children at 3 en Saturday. - NO M A SATURDAY'S PROGRAMME .Daughter of the Drama Shanghaied Charlie Chaplin Pimple's Art of Mjs tery £2S> Comedy & ■$ i opieal TUESDAY'S PROGRAMME: World's Desire Drama Thirty Drama War Chronicle Dismantled Beauty Comedy Fable of the Unfetter' ed Birds sr ©5 will dispense high-class audi the latest pepylar music. The Theatre will be most brilliantly lighted throughout, a powerful electric plant being in stalled. In the main hall a 4000-candle-power light will be used; in addition, electric motor driven fans, and 582 lights on front arch of parapet which will illuminate the whole street. We have arranged for the Best. ■ The Public will get the Real Thing'. MICK LEVY, Manager. r!
HARD LUCK! [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
HARD .LUCK! ^""A1 Warren resruit recently ex per ie&ced a bit of hard luck. He passed ^ the examination of the Warren doc tor successfully, and proceeded by the first train to the Dubbo camp. Ilis papers were also forwarded by the first mail to the camp authorities at Dubbo. When the recruit pre .. sented himself at the camp ho'was told that his papers had not yet ar rived—probably they were awaiting the next mail delivery from the Dubbo post-office. Wishing to get into camp without delay, the recruit submitted himself to another medical • .examination, and -was rejeotod I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
are value a.t their price. W e have received ti^a ra id reels of letters from satisfiedl ctsstomers es del Ight wit hi. t ih e w a -y t 3h e pianos have stood year^ of hard worE. Tbiey are sold fully guaran teed a n «i oil easy terms if red. Cata! '%Fj *h«s Frse. T .333 George St. ■SYDNEY Shrewd, thrifty people ling's for everything^ everr CoaerwyllAcademy BOWENFELLS, BLUE S'llOJIWTAIMS ^ Founded 1S82. A Well-appointed Boarding School fbr Boys. Excellent Climate, particularly suitable for boys from hot or coastal districts. NEXT TERM—FEBRUARY 3rd Chairman—Rev. John Ferguson Prospectus, etc., from the Headmast er, W. SAUNDERSON, '*13'. Sc., L.C.P., F.C.S., or from - S.J. CARRUTHERS, 77 King-st., Sydney. > The School is the property of St. An drews College, Sydney University. E. e.-'COLQUHOON, ACCOUNTANT, Gilgandra. Farm and Station Accounts a Speciality Balance Sheets and Taxation Returns Prepared 1 i &lt;A i Fees Moderate " ■ ■ Address— Wilson's Buildings, MUler surest .....
POSITION IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
w W Whk 19 POSITION IN SYDNEY. Mr. Jackson, who was at one time in the bank at Mundooran (having only a short time before come oat from England to rii&ke his fortune in this sunny land), and who was after; wards placed on the relieving staff ef the bank, and worked at Rylstone branch for some time, has severed his connection with the bank, as lie considered that the prospects were not too bright, He has now entered the office of Messrs. Hordern Bros,, of Sj'dney. While at Mundooran Mr Jackson was very well liked, and made a number ©f lifelong friends. We have no doubt that he will pro gress rapidl}>- in the commercial life of the city.
ALLEGED FALSE IMPRISONMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
"ALIiSGEB FAIiSEJ IMPKISON At the Dabfeo District/ Court, Arthur Stamford proceeded against William Robson to recoror £100 damages for alleged false imprison ment. The evidence ivas thnt de fendant, who was a poli®e constable, arrested the plaintiff, whilst he "was sleeper-catting at Binn&'way, on a warrant laid under the Deserted Wives and Children Act, but it sub sequently turned out he was not the wanted man. The judge, in non suiting the plaintiff, said the con stable was justified in carrying out the warrant. He had used proper care in connection with the case.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
Wo> Blowing Woes CROSS THE TRAIL OF MASSEY-HARRIS PLOWS — ^^— ; ANY SIZE FROM THE for the Pony or Light Horse, TO THE 2,3, 3 & 5 Furrow, for the more powerful Plnwing'.-Team Write for Catalogues to MASSEY-HARRIS COY, Ltd. Or See ths Local Agent, \ cJ. W. KMAUEMMiiSB, Gcllgsma.v&b T/T-l-G0¥ERUMEMI 5AVINGS BANKf -» / 1 ■ ' ! tf" t: F" MC f* F t tW S * fcft* ft, ?. r" ! MiNwoa .1 OF KEW SOUTH WALES, ] I DBPOiji'i . I Ee&d oiace: 11 EIOOS3-ST., EITUI'TST. ( L,t Ai 1 U J Commissioners:—R. A WARDEN (, President), W. II. O'M. WOOD, H. D. IIAJLiLi. 'LOCAL AGENT—Sir. Seavis, Court-House. SECURITY AND SATISFACTORY INTEREST FOR YOUR SAVINGS. DEPOSITS received from 1/- upwards. , XltfTEREST paid at 3% per cent. per annum on all balances up to £500 on accounts opened under the* condi tions of Government Savings Bank Acts, and up to £200 on accounts open ed with the late Saving's Bank of New South Wales. DEPOSITS CxIXABAHTEBD BY THE GOVERNMENT. MONEY TO LEND TO FARMERS ...
HOTEL COONAMBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
The Hotel Ooonamble, the biggest and best hotel in that town, has re cently made many innovations and' improvements. The hotel premises proper cover an area of two cbaius frontage' and 2±- chains depth, whilst its stabling accommodation and gar age rooms occupy a space of 1 rood. 45 perches. Things have happened, in a bnsi 11 ess and enterprising sense, since i\:lr D. McDow 11 has taken charge.. That was eighteen months ago. The house contains something like 40 rooms, mostly bed chambers and; parlors, and is furnished and appoint ed in the most modern and up-to date style. Every modern conven ience is obtainable at this hotel. There are private sitting rooms for ladies, and especial baths for ladies,, whilst tljer' suits and dining -rooms, both commercial ai.d public',-.are be yond "what ordinary hotels supply. The Hotel Cootiamble is nowj fit ted with electricity from the &own,. and the two bronze statues surmount ing the main stairway are brilliant with soft and resplenden...
Locan and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
. V Those favorite musicians—Misses Dillon and Green, of the Coon arable '• •••orchestra—will supply tlie ransic fo.t the Gilga-ndra Hibernian Ball oi&lt;r Wednesday*" night next. K • . *, * ./ At "the Church of England on Sun day morning at 7.30., there w,HI be .a Corporate Communion for men. The celebrant will be the Rev. 'J. E. Harsly, Principal of the Brotherhecd. ' >K: * * Mr. Chris. Offner, secretary of the Gilgaudra Ritl# Clule, has called q. meeting of members for Tuesday next, 14th instant, and hopes there will be a full attendance. The meet ing will .fee held at. the Union Iiall. * * * Mr. A. E. Weaver, book-keeper at - •Garlicg's store, is, with his wife (one ■of the " stickers " to the'local Red Cross Society), at preseiit enjoying a holiday. We understand they left Sydney some days ago for lasniania. * * * * The Rev. H. D. Peel, of the Church of England Br©th®rh©od, paid his old town a flying visit last week-end, and : preached at Gular on Suuday. He is now w...
THE KELLYS IN N.S.W. THEIR FIRST PLUNDER OF £2000. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
• J ■ THEIR FIRST PLUNDER OF / £2000. On Tuesday afternoon (says the j Forbes " Times " of February 15, I 1879) Ave published an ' Extraordin-, ary conveying the intelligence that the notorious Kelly gang" of bush rangers had crossed the borders into New South Wales, and had commen ced their depredations by sticking up the Bank of New South Wales at Jeri'derie and robbing it of £>'2000. The following further particulars were tent"us by wire from Deniliquin •on Tuesday :— * About 12 o'clock on Saturday night Kelly's gang'stuck up the police bar racks. They bailed up the police and pnt them in the lockup, where Constable Devino, who was in charge, was kspt a prisoner until Monday night. The other constable was at the station. 'Richards was at times I taken round the town in charge of Necl Kelly and Steve Hart. Mrs. Dejvine and children were shut up in nndither room during Sunday and Monday, and no one was allowed to go'Shear the barracks. Early on Mon day) morning Kelly's horses- w...
POSTAL TIME-TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
POSTAL TIME-TABLE V ; Owing to an alteration in the railway time table recently made the postal officials have found it necessary to re vise the times of the closing and depar ture of mails. The appended time table has now been adopted, viz. : Arrivals from— Sydney, Dubbo, Balladoran, Euinun gerje, 10.15 a.m. daily except Sunday Coonamble, GuUr, Curban, Armatre 4 p.m. daily, Sundays excepted Tooraweenah. Biddoh, 2 p.m. Sun days, Tuesdays, and Thursdays Collie and Merigal noon Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays Mundooran, Wednesdays and Fridays noon Depart ures to— Sydney, Dubbo, Balladoran, EurmTri gerie 3.40 daily Snndays excepted Coonamble, Gular, Curban, Arinatree, 9.45 a.m. daily Sundays excepted Tooraweenah, BTddon, Collie and Merigal Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays noo'n ;Mundooran, Tuesdays and Thursdays noon Bulga, Mondays and Thursdays noon Everton, Tuesdays and Fridays noon New Berida, Tuesdays and Fridays All mails close thirty minutes before the advertised time of departure...
At Home and Abroad. "WAR BABIES." [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
"WAR BABXHS." The question, of how to deal with "war babies" occupied much of the time of the Victorian State Cabinet •and it was decided that legislation •should be- introduced to legitimise them. The Premier said that the Ohief Secretary's Department had been inundated with letters from .soldiers at the front, asking that pro vision should be made for legitimisa-\ •tion of children born before or after their departure from the State. In most eases the men had married the mothers, but had neglected to make the necessary application to have their babies.legitimised.
[?]Y. [?] [?] [?] [?] [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
Ifcrilgandra. 'he Royal pr the pnI' ll McCarthy "" (Tate McCarthy J .and Co.), priott6oi^^W»g- t-be dis trict for good, and of making him a small presentation as a token of es teem and good-will. Cr. R. Stanley (in the absence of the Shire President) presided, and proposed th© first toast "The King. In proposing the toast of " Our ^Guest," the chairman, said he did so with feelings of pleasure and regret —pleasure in the sense that he was privileged in having the oppoitunity to be present to express his apprecia tion of-Mr. McCarthy's services to the community, and regret that the occasion had arisen to cioso Ihis town and district had much to thank Mr. McCarthy for in the discharge of his da ties as a citizen, and, after all, that was the greatest test of a man s worth—the good he did for the cora nmnity. In public life their guest had probably bad a hard row to hoe, because of his fearless expressions -and straightforward actions. Because • of his convictions-and conscientious nes...
POLITICIANS' WAGES. JELLICOE'S £5 A DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
POLITICIANS' WAGES. JELLICQE'S £5 A DAY. "The Government must set an example if Ministers expect their speeches to be effec tive," says the London" Telegraph." "Is it seemly that Ministers should divide among themselves at a time of financial stringency a sum of about £150,000 annually? "Is it in accord with the British habit of , mind that at such a moment the House of Commons should continue to votenHelf~~j5a2^_ ment at the rate of £400 for each member, absorbing about a quarter of - a million . ster ling? "Can anything be said in excuse for the allocation of a matter of £20,000 each to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland and the Attorney General, or £10,000 to the Lord Chancellor? "We utter no word of criticism of the oc cupants of these. offices. No doubt t'hey have to' meet heavy expenses of which the public, knows little. But are these sums which should be paid at a time when the nation— the poorest and 'the. richest amongst us—is being urged to tread the path of rigid econ omy, an...
BITS ABOUT BAGDAD. ENCHANTED CITY OF ARABIAN NIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
BITS ABOUT BAGDAD. ENCHANTED CITY OF ARABIAN NIGHTS. Immortalised by Haroun al-Raschid, in the story fo the Arabian Nights, Bagdad, which has a population of about 150,000, was built on the ruins of an ancient. Babylonian city dating back to 2000, B.C. Records have been found on ancient bricks establishing its early date. j Ever since the days of Haro.un al-Raschid ' the Jews have been the leading figures in the j commercial world of Bagdad. There are 50,000 I of them, • with, about 8000 Chaldean- (or heretical) Christians. The remainder of tke population is made up of Persians, Turks,. Armenians, Arabs, and Kurds. Sinbad the Sailor was born at Bagdad, and all his marvellous adventures begin by his going.down the Tigris to Bussorah (the mod ern Basra), the way the British Expedition i has come up. j Militarily, Bagdad is of no great import I ance, but the moral impression which its fall will make on the Arab and Persian fron tier tribes will be very great. Of late years many Europea...
PROVERBS FROM THE BORAVIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 March 1916
/ PROVERBS FROM THE 1BORAVIAN. Woman is strange. Man, consider well the things that ;r-£. Love is all; yet not all. ; jr^ Marriage is a queer institution is non marriage. i . ^ A meditating man often thinks. Easy, isn't it? Just as easy as- English epigram making, the next easiest thing in the world. If "Boravian" likes you not, try soma Maxims from the Bunfotillian My son, a wise man knoweth much. All s, man hath is his Two plus two are four. , Why prolong it? '' ?