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Hospital Benefit. A GREAT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
Hospital Benefit. A GREAT SUCCESS. f On Monday evening M'Kay's Sta- a dium drew a 'bumper' audienoe, the ocoasion being the benofit oonoert aud pioturo ontortainment in aid of tho .jg- funds of tho Cobar Distriot Hospital. *1-, Tho largo audionoo was rominosont jj& of tho 'good old timos' of a little ovor a year ago, and must havo boon §1 vory gratifying to tho Hospital 00m- 8j mittee, who have novor yot appealed S to tho Cobar publio for support for |§ tlio institution without recoiving a 3 liboral reapouao. At an oarly hour, S before tho doors woro oponod, a large number wero waiting for admission, ;1 and boforo tho programmo oommen- 1 cod Boating nocommodation was at a J premium. Tho sum of nearly £19 j was tnkon in onsb at tho tioket office, ] and it is oxpoetod that altogether, in- I eluding tho disposal of a prize valuod a at £1 (in conuootion with whioh tho nursing staff tvora vory aotivo), tho W sum of about £40 will be netted. Tho ^ presidont (Mr. O'Dea) and treasur...
New Ministry in S.A. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
New Ministry in S.A. I The new Labor Ministry in South Australia will oonsist of the follow ing : — Mr. Crawford Vaughan, Premier and Treasurer. Mr. J. H. Vaughan, AttorneyGene ral. Mr. Styles, Chief Seoretary. Mr. Jaokson, Commissioners for Publio Works. Mr. Goode, Commissioner for Crown Lands and Minister for Agri culture. Mr. Blundell, Minister for industry, Mines, and Mtirine. Mr. Anstey was appointed Govern ment Whip, and Mr. Ooneybeer, when the House meets,- no doubt will be seleoted as Speaker.
Cobar District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
Cobar District Hospital, j The usual monthly meeting of the committeo of tho Oobar Distriot Hos pital was hold at tho oflioo of tho eeoretary (Mr. G. Marslio) 011 Thurs day ovoning. Prosont: — Messrs J. F. O'Doa (presidont), Garrotty, West, O'Grady, Jonuings, Davidson, Ban nistor, M'Douald, Duffy, Munro mid Maliphant. An apology was roooivod from A. Francisoo, who waa away from tho district. CORRESPONDENCE. Tho National Insurance Co. wroto forwarding propoaal for insuranoo on Hospital buildings, &o., stating that they proposed to put tho wliolo into ono policy. — It was douidod to leavo tho matter in tho hands of Messrs.' Duffy, M'Donnhl and tlio secretary. Mr. .T. T. M'Leod wroto forwarding recoipt for £3 14s paid 011 account of photo of tlio lalo secretary, Mr. Leah. — After discussion it was decidod to loavo tho matter of providing for tho paymont of aamo in tho hands of tho president, treasurer and Mr. David son, tho monoy to bo paid hy private subscription and not out o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
| vr I I ?frz&TTZrZ'Jt- ( sctas/t/.. \ | .l4?za£ \ec-4 -7, cats/ ' sr j ijj v '*~ *ct/cd£^&~'f w-'-v^^ova. | I Ss'&.&n&triii //ti^X'SrAC'' '. ; j Ball a Welch ? i minis PTY. LTD. 'Drapers j | 559-581 GEORGE STREET 3 SYDNEY j vuBaonamBcasBii' Municipality of Cobar. APPEAL COURT. - r ''? ''U; \r_ hereby given Hint n ?.'unit I or tlio hearing of Appeals e„c -ii 'lit tlio Assessments in ibis Mu Jiir'i n'ily will 1:0 held nt tlio Court Houso, Ccbar, on THURSDAY, 15m APRIL, commencing at 11 a.in, J. HEALY, Town Clark. Council Chambers, April 6tb, 1915. Municipality of Wrightville. APPEAL COURT. jp^OTIOE is hereby given thnt n| C( I J. r l'i u iicujirif,' ui Al'J'Utiio | ejmiiiit tho nsmsmpntH in Ibo nbovo fifmiicipnlity will ho lie Id at llio Court Don.'c, Cchnr, cn THURSDAY, 3 toll Al'HJL, commencing nt 11 a.m. II. IREDALU, Town Clerk. Council Chnmheis, \Vri;:litvilIo, Apt il C, 1015. Cobar Golf Club. TV/TEMBERS and Intending mem beis nro requested...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
P A°1 IPih il Tin; lii'jjKfs'i' r. ?i.'.i:rJi:-riiiD Wsgcissr^k't-r, i ill's is Qp&Cia?! sn 00§IS!iP, Hn3 ahvays on iiauil the 1»cs« solGotod stock cl Jewellery, Gold and Silver, HICoii'Gpl&tC, ctc, IN THE piSTRIOT. Prices compared with the value of our goods, ore the lowest in Cobar. The only Qualified Resident Optlcjan. Kwong On & Co. General Storekeepers and Produce Merchants, CORNISHTOWN, COBAR, Are prcparod to enter into contracts for lupplying ChineBe for ring-barking and tomb-cutting, as well as Chinese servants »nd cooks for stations. LABGB STOCKS OF CROCKERY, IRONMONGERY, GROCERY, MERCERY, iimiI BOOTS and SHOES, carried. Cash buyers of Rabbit anil Fox Skins, &c. highest rniciis given. 0 I'd ors Promptly Attended to. ''wfeT' EfSQBFSISO^ Bros'. LIN H Ob' Royal Mail G caches Leave the Booking Office, next the Band Hall, Bourke Street, Cobar, Every TUESDAY, THURSDAY, and SATURDAY, at 5-30 p.m., for WILCANN! A, WHITE CLIFFS, BROKEN HILL and all In...
Farewell to Rev. B. Deane. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
Farewell to Rev. B. Deane.l On Wodnesday evening last a faro well sooial was tondered to the Rov. B. nnd Mrs. Deano, in the Oohar Mothodist School Hall. The building was fillod with a large nudienco, ovor whioh Aid. Morrison presided. A tologrnm was read from Mr. W. E. Scanian, expressing his apprecia tion of tlio work dono in Cobar by Mr. and Mrs. Doano. Tho chairma'ii said that all classoB, of tho community would regret tho doparturo of Mr. and Mrs. Doano. Thoy had beon exceedingly popular, and tho uew ohuroli building was an ovidoucn of the faot that thoy had workod hand in hand with thopooplo. Ho was oxtremely sorry thoy wore leaving tho town. Addresses woro also givon by Arch deacon Haviland, Mr. D. MaoGrogor, Captain Drylio (Salvation Army) and MosBrB. C. J. Woollott, W. T. .Tamos and R. N. Dart. Tho chairman thon prosonted Mrs. Doane with a silvor r0B0 bowl, on bo half of tho Ladies Guild, and with a silvor hot water kottlo on behalf of her lady friends in Cobar. He nlso pres...
The C.S.A. Railway. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
The C.S.A. Railway. A largely altondod meeting of tho C.S.A. Railway League was hold at tho Council Cliambors last night, to mako arrangements for sending repre sentatives to the deputation to wait on Mr. Cann (Ministor for Works) on 15th inBtant. In tbe absence of tho Mayor, Aid. Leah was votod to the oliair. It was deoided to send two delegates to the deputation, Messrs. M. O. O'Grady and M. A. Davidson being appointed, with tbe seoretary (Mr. Maliphant) as alternate delegate, in tbe event of Mr. Davidson being unable to arrange to get away. It was deoided to aBk Mr. Spence and Messrs, Lang, Robertson, Dooley and 1 other members ot Parliament to assist at the deputation.
Latest War News. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
Latest War News. Stdhey, Wednesday. A Oopotihngon despatoh Bays tho German battle lleot has beon out off from its haso by its own mino fiold, which broke adrift during a storm. Tho lleot 011 its return from ail oxpo dition to tho Baltic found tlio mines dangorously thiol;, and douiilod to ro tiro botweon the islands of Gothland and Oflnnd until swoopors cloar tlio pnsengo. Gonovn despatohos from BudapnBt Btato that a sorious battle started in tho Carpathians 011 Saturday, extend ing around Raros, tho Austro-Gorman army being repulsed, losing 15,000 men. Tho enemy is rotreating. In tho rocent fighting at EpargoB, tho French lioavy artillory causod great excavntiona in tho enemy's tranches, wherri nmny bodies woro cut up. Survivors oapturod declarod that tho French artillory firo was horriblo, nnd otliors soy tho Eighth Bavarian Regiment was decimated. A doBpatoh from Genova to tho Paris ' Matin ' says tho Turkish Minister for Financo is roported to havo stated that in his opinion tho...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
Rifle Shooting. Handioap competition matches were fired off on the Oobar range on Easter Monday, members of the Illewong, Wrightville and Oobar Olubs partici pating. There was an exoellent at tendance of riflemen, while the wea ther conditions were all that eould to desired. The soores, however, taken generally were not of a high standard. The following were the results : — 300 yards, J. Mann 81 — 2—88, 1st j D. Holmes, 31 — 1 — 32, 2nd ; B. Moody, 30—1—31, 3rd. 500 yards, J. Mo Laughlin, 33 — 2 — 35, 1st; F. Sohodat, 31—4—35, 2nd ; P. Lynch, 30-5— 85, 3rd. 600 yards, A. Willis, S3— 2—35, 1st : J. Miiaton, 32—2—34, 2nd ; H. Green, 29-2-31, 3rd. Aggregate, A. Willis, 96, IbI ; J. Milston, 96, 2nd ; B. L. Moody, 93, 2rd.
Latest Telegrams. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
Latest Telegrams. Sydney, Woduosday. At tlio yearling sales yeatorday, 117 lots sold realised 17,000 guineas. A colt by Mountain King from Lady Mostyn fetohed 1300 guinoas, and a brother to Hayston 1100 guineas. Both were purchasod by S. A. Raw don, of Viotoria. Owing to rain, the attendance at the Royal Show yesterday was only 6000, as against 28,000 last year. The ground was a quagmire in some parts. At the P.L.L. Conference last night the Norton Griffith scheme was de bated. A motion dcolaring tho sys tem to be unsound and should not bo adopted waa dofeated by 99 to 60. PERTH, Wednesday. Dr. Thring, of Sydney, in ohargo of tho surgical ward of the Australian Hospital in Northern Franco, is ro turning by the Maloja in ordor to arrange matters in oonnection with his own praotice. He hopes to return to the front in a few months.
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
SUMMARY. A man who wan doaf nnd dnmh wan If. I to onlist in Sydnoy Inst woek. Question : now did ho hear tho war wns on ? Tlio Stnto rovemio for March shows a coniparntivo inorenRO of £211,700, nnd for tlio last nino months an in oronso of £56,613. In connection with local munioical assessments, an Apponl Court will ho hold nt tho coutihouso 011 Thursday, 15th instant. Sevoro earth tremors hnvo been folfc in various parts of South Aus tralia. Tho wnlls of numorous houses were cracked. A rumor 1ms gained curroncy in Condsboliu that Mr. Tom Brown will not contest tho Lnchlnn sent nt tho next elections. Mr. Cnnu Bays tlmt nt presont there nro 19 railways boiug constructed in the country portions of tho State, mainly for dovelopmontal purposes. Starving stock hnvo eaten all tho ,..,i t-.ii ? »«? 1.11.— growing in tho stroots of Young. There is hardly a blade of grass in tho distriot. According ts .111 examination of the enrolment ligures, over 8000 ro oruits were onlisted nt the Viotori...
WOMEN AND WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
j ? + ? | I WOMEN AND WAR. I Over two thousand years ago thcro was a war botween China and Mongolia, and China was invaded by a . Mongolian army under Mao-tun. The Chinese Em- 1 peror was besieged in the City of Ping, and when the situation seemed to be hopeless ho ordored that a number of ' lay figures representing beautiful women bo made and exposed on the city walls. ! He then caused a message to bo sont to ! the wife of the Mongolian leader to the effect that these attractive maidens were ' intended aa a present to her husband. i The ruse was eatirely successful. The I siego was raised forthwith and Mao-tun was removed out of the zone of tempta- 1 tion by his apprehensive spouse. J
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
The Weather. On Saturday evening last heavy banks of olouds, nooompsnied by thunder and vivid lightning, gave promise of rain, but beyond a few heavy drops none was recorded in Oobar or Wrightville. A eonple of miles northerly and easterly of the town, however, heavy rain fell. The old town reservoir received 90 cointB. while along the road to Ganbelego to about the 18 mile peg a very heavy storm waB experienced, and it is esti mated two or three inohes of rain fell in plaoes. At the fonr mile and on the flats fenoes were washed away. Ganbelego missed the storm. Thun derstorms the same evening resulted in 167 points for Nymagee and about two inohes at Shuttleton, but we have heard of no other reoords. Sunday and Monday were bright, fine days. On Tuesday it olouded up from the south west and .looked promising, but all indications of rain have now disappeared for the time being. Printed and Published by BIDNHY FBAN1 ANDERSON and GEOBOfl COBHBUUt MALIPHANT, Bole Proprietors, atthali of...
HOW LONG WILL THE COPPER SUPPLY LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 7 April 1915
i HOW LONG WILL THE COl'PER ? ? -SUPPLY-LAST. I Since the commencement of the twelfth century nearly eight million tons of cop per have beon extracted from their ores, and have been consumed in the chief manufacturing countries of tho world. The valjie of tho metal, at an average price of £60 per ton for the whole period, is £481,000,000, or nearly two-thirds of tbe National Debt. Mr. John B. ('. Kgrshaw, writing in 'Engineering,' wants to know: How long can the earth continue to supply this enormous amount of copper, or to keep pace with tho in creasingly rapid growth in tho demand for tho red metal! It would certainly seem probable that within the lifetime of most of the readers of this note — or within the next twenty years — the 'known' oro reserves of the existing mines will be worked out, and that un less now ore deposits of vast extent are discovored, copper will becoino one of the rare and more costly metals before half the century is 'passed away. How evor, by that time som...