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CHURCH SERVICES Catholic Church [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
CHURCH Catholic Cblurcli Gilgandra—1st and 2^d Snnday Mass Sand 10 a.m., Devotions 7.30 p.m. Gilgandra—Third. Sunday Mass 7.30 a.m., Devotions 7.30 p.m. Tooraweenah, third Sunday, Mass 10 a.m. Coonabarabran, fourth Sunday, Mass 7 a.m., Devotions 7.30 p,m. Baradine, fourth Sunday, Mass 10 a.m. Mundooran—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.m. Perhwaugh — Saturday before the fourth Sunday, Mass 8 a.m. Breelong—Mass at Mr Montgomery's residence once a month as by local ar rangement. - Curban—Mass once a month as by local arrangement. Rev. father Parker
MR. ARKINS' ENLISTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
MR. ARKINS' ENLISTMENT;': The IMevertire correspondent of the Warren "Herald" :—"I notice in a district contemporary that the Pre mier tried to get the Labor Leagues in the Castlereagh electorate to re frain from selecting a candidate for the next election, on the ground that Mr Arkins was going to enlist for the ! purpose of addressing others to do likewise. We have plenty of return ed soldiers to conduct recruiting ad dresses, and if Mr Arkins is in earn est let him don the khaki and get to the front like Messrs. Larkin, Braund, Fern, and others of our brave legislators. No doubt if the sitting member embarks for the front the Laborites of the electorate 'will favorably consider the advisability of withholding the ballot for selection."
MUTTON GENERALLY FIRM. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
MUTTON GENERALLY FIRM. Though 24,000 sheep wero listed at Homebush last"Moijday only 19000 bead arrived-for sale. Owing to itn-. pioved conditions in many districts, owners cancelled trucking arrange ments Winchcornbe, Carson, Ltd. report that the market for mutton geneially held firm. Euily pales showed a slight weakening tendency, bat ■'■as auctions progressed prices i in pi o vet!. W i th the li miter] oil: e r in go buyers wanting supplies could not take many liberties with bidding. The firm sold Xbred v.-ethers to 36/3 and merinos to 3*2/8, Xbred hoggets to 31/- and X.Bred runs to33;'0.
GIBSON'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
GIBSON'S PICTUSS3S. Daring the week Gibson's Pictures have had a successful rnn, good houses greeting every entertainment. One of the finest pictures ever Gil: gar;elm saw Was that entitled " The Insurrection"—a magnificent film story of the American Navy, in which were seen in action the big guns of the Dreadnoughts. The picture was rnnsfc instructive and fascinating. Charlie Chaplin provided the amuse ment j and the house shrieked with, laughter. Turn to ". Gibson-'s Page " in this issue and see what's on the card for Saturday and Wednesday next. There are some big features billed. There is something of excep tional interest for the-boys and girls set down for the 25th instant. This is a prize of 10s 6d for the best essay writter. on the star picture of the evening. They will witness the pic tnre, and then write about it. In dependent judges will be appointed.
THE CRYSTAL PALACE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
THIS 'GRYST&Xr.PALAOB. The Crystal Palace! Pictures have been booming along during the week, and " Mick " Levy, the enterprising manager, sees good things written up for the future. The free matinee on , Saturday last was packed, arid the programme submitted "was highly appreciated. At the evening enter tainment there was also a good house, and the public sat out a rat tling good programme. Again on Tuesday night " Mick " had a good crowd go his 'way,'showing keen ap preciation of his efforts to give the public t'he best. On Wednesday night the Palace had a fine pro-1 gramme and a gratifying attendance. A feature of the evening, and ori$ that was highly appreciated, was the excellent music L-upplied by Mrs. Levy (piano), and Mrs. Kennedy (violin). A percentage of the tak ings will go to the Gilgandra branch of the Hibernian Society. For the coming week the Palace has a big list of classic pictures. Turn over the leaf arid you'll see them adver tised, and here,vwhile we think...
WARREN BUSY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
WJLR&EH BUSY. Warren "Herald" reports, in 3 e_ gard to recruiting, that on Sunday the Council Oh a in bers had a scene oi activity, and tho number oi: oligiblc-s •who presented thoni.selves was very gratifying. About 20 .sncces.sf nlby passed the medical test, and 12 ■\vero rejected. This is a most satisfactory response from the Warren end yl ihe Shire, which h"as already con tributed a large- number, of volun teers who are on active service or preparing'to go'.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HAR VEST;.,--'" The South Australian Minister of Agriculture stated.that each day's re turn to the Wheat Harvest Hoard emphasised the magnitude of the harvest. Up to Thursday night the board had received approximate^ 2(5,500,000 bushels. It is estimated that millers and other buyers secur ed at least 1,000,000 bushels before the Government scheme came into operation. Allowances must be made for wheat retrained for seed and feed purposes on the '.arm, and for wheat not yet delivered. He thdught that he w®uld not bo unduly optimistic in anticipating a total yield of between 34,000,000 and 86,000,000. bushels. The previous highest crop return for i South .-Australia was ; 25,000,000 | bushels in 1909-10. i -
CORRESPONDENCE THE HEATON CASE To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
THE HE AT ON CASE To the;,.Editor. Sir,—A large number of people are protesting against'the sentence recently imposed upon the sixteen year-old boy,. William Roy Heafcon, by Judge Docker. Here we have a lad of sixteen years, who-had given his services to his country and our cause, and out of-his soldier's pay he was allowing his fourteen-year-old sister 3/ per day. ' This is the lad who is to suffer six mouth's hard labor he is a young orphan, mind you, and. wa^ assisting to support his unfortunate sister. Seutup for six months hard, not only that, but to mix up among criminals ; at the Goulbnrn jail. His Honor thinks (well, says so)- that lie had beconje infected with the spirit of lawlessness. What about the thous ands of rioters who took part in the recent mutiny ? A large number of these escaped punishment, and others ouly slight. I eoissider young Heaton's case was one which should have been heard under the First Of fenders Act. Tours, etc., FAIR PLAY, (To fclie Editor.) Sir,—A...
AUCTION SALES [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
AXJC riQN'.'SALES Messrs Miller and James announce an important sale at Mr Stubbs' om Thursday, April 6' The property has been leased and everything is for absolute sale. Messrs Kemp*^ Bruce and Christie advertise a furni ture sale on account Mr#Don. Mc Donald on Saturday, March 25. A cottage and block of land will also be offered
CONTROL AT THE ADMIRALTY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
CONTROL AT THE ADMIRALTY 1*2 yrthe,ftudyof lorig fnge g'unnory m 1004, and th^ nexji;,. aeven • years may bo (considered the transition, per iod, ,-^omc people thought that ■■■„ the next battle,' though it might begin at long rango, would be finished at short, while to others it seemed that the development in marksmanship would make the long-range fighting effective. One school then relied - upon a multipli city of guns, largo and small, so as to get volume &$^.vat. the decisive moment. The other; looked to' the~production of the big gest and'most powerful shell possible, 30 as to kill the enemy stone dead with a single shot. - A CONTRAST IN SPEECHES. "Recently Mr. Churchill in the House of Commons, and Lord Fisher in the House of Lords can, metaphorically, be said to have illustrated the tactics of these two schools. The marks Mr. Churchill wished to hit wan this: He desired to persuade the world that hig wa#, not that "invidious responsibility which falls upon the Minister...
UNEQUAL CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
UNEQUAL CONTEST. Uncle Eph, an old colored man, was up in court, accused of stealing a watch. H® pleaded not guilty, and, moreover, brought against the complainant a counter charge of assault. The man, he declared, had tried to kill- him with an iron kettle. During the cross-examination, the attorney, Lawyer Ben nett, demanded: "Dare you say that my client attacked you with an iron kettle?" "Dafc what he done, sah," replied Uncle Eph, with a nervous gulp. "With an iron'kettle, eh?" sarcastically reiterated the lawyer. "That's a fine story for a big strong fellow like you to try to impose upon this honorable court! And had you nothing with which to defend , yourself?" Only de watch, sah," was the I unwary reply; "but what's a watch agin an ! iron kettle, sah?"
LABOUR ON LABOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
LABOUR ON LABOUR, This from a recent issue of the 11 Worker " " When Labour papers, quarrel with Labour politicians, there ■'..is something seriously wrong soibc "where. ... . In nearly ©very • Labour paper to-day a note of deep discontent with the actions ancl inac tions of the Federal representatives of Labour is being sounded, and there is nobody to blame for it but those representatives themselves. . Ifc is not that the Labour papers are too stiif-necked, bat that the Labour ' politicians are too weak-kneed. Can nothing be done in the matter ? Can Dt}''pressure be brought to bear 011 the Federal Government P Haven't •we strength and influence enough ''left in our industrial unions a:d our political leagues to force onr parlia mentary delegates to carry out the injsti?3ctions they received, and in ~ v duce them to be faithful to the sol '8Tfln - piedgb^ they"gave us when we selected them-for the vitally import work they arefailiug to perform." "Well, what's the answer ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
JPor Chi)dren's IIackinsr -eu^h^l Nigh' ( [Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. 1/6. General-Carrying Business A, ORGAN Desires to inform the residents of Gilgandi i and iistrict that he has com men ce business in Gilgaridha as All kinds of carrying business transacted under 'personal supervisio 1 Furniture and General Merchandise removed to any locality. .v ^Solicited. ! Desires to'intimate to the publicnf Gilgandra and District that he has purchased he business lately carried on by Mr F. A. Harris, and'that he is prepared to eex ute a!| orders entrusted to him promptly, and at reasonable prices. : Watch. Repairs \a Specialty ' ; Extensive experience. Good stock of watches, clocks, jewellery, and silverware. Dress M-HLnf Life's 'Bap,is Ion Mew TailoMng EstaMisftmeEit c. E. ®oss (Late of Wellington) Has opened business in Miller Street, Gilgandra, next door to Mr Farrand's office All the Latest English and American styles. Fit, Style,' and Workmanship Guaranteed. BULLARD BROS., Wholesale a...
CHARGE AT KRITHIA. NO CHANGE FOR BAYONET. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
CHARGE AT KRITHIA. NO CHANGE FOE BAYONET. '*'1 saw Avhole batches of our men go under from the shrapnel shells, and'-hundreds stagger and fall in all directions under the terrible machine gun and rifle fire,"" writes Private H. J. Arnott, 8th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, in a let ter to Mr. .1. Arnott,-of Duckett-St., Brunswick, containing a luminous account of the brigade'* famous charge at Krithia. \ f'It is now J 9 weeks since we waded ashore here and established ourselves on the slopes of Sari Bair," he says- " During the whole time, with the exception of a few days on the Isle of Imbros—we have not removed our clothes or boots, but have slept nightly in full equipment, with 150 rounds of ammunition ;n our pouches. Often we have been compelled to go two and three weeks without having a wash.
SLEEPING OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
SLEEPING OUT. We have all read of the wonderful curew effected by the open-air treatment of tlie sol dier patients in tlie field hospitals and in the open wards of the new Cambridge Hos pital. People are finding out daily, or rather nightly I should say, the Curative powers of the fresh air on the over-tired or troubled brain. When I speak of sleeping out, I do not mean sleeping under the heated roof of a verandah, beside a brick wall, which has been absorbing and accumulating heat all day, and which radiates it at night, to the detriment of really refreshing and nourishing sleep. I mean sleeping out under the great dome, with all the wonderful sights and sounds of thy night world above and around us. I do not know which is the more potent for good, the ojI, fresh air or the soothing sights and sounds of the night. Perhaps it is the combination, : but the effect is wonderful, even magical, in producing sleep. The eool air is as a covei'let to the tired body, and an interest in the e...
FRENCH GIRL'S JOY RIDE. MOTORS ON HUN RANKS. DECORATED BY JOFFRE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 March 1916
FRENCH GIRL'S JOY HIDE. MOTORS ON HUN RANKS. ■ : . • / DECORATED BY JOtfFRE/ Mile. Duclos's motor exploit lias made hc'r th© great heroine of the moment. .She has been decorated by General &lt;J oft're with the Cross of the Legion of Honor for her brilliant ■■find heroic act. . i "I was determined to do something for. my country in the fighting Held—something that the Germans would remember!''' said Mile. Duclos, describing her exploits. "My great grandfather was a captain of grenadiers under Napoleon, and the blood ef generations of soldiers runsK in my veins. "My. first ambition was to enlist in the '■■armored.-car' seiviee. I had .. been; used to running- all .kinds of cars since my childhood, and was as fit for this work as any human being could be. They, simply would not lot a woman into the combatant services. I tried disguising myself as a man, but the rigid phy sical examination made this attempt useless. "Finally it seemed to me that the only way of reaching the Fro...