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Alleged Assault & Robbery. AT CANBELEGO. ACCUSED ACQUITTED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
Alleged Assault & (Robbery, I AT QANBELEGO. | ACCUSED ACQUITTED. I At tlio Cnnlielcgo Polico Court on Fiidny Inst, before Mi'. I.iiidlaw, P.M., Bert T. Bowe, a bus owner, wns charged with, on 5th instant, assault ing and robbing Edwin Stan. Palmer. Accused pleaded not guilty, and was defended by Mr. DufTy. Sorgennt Tcohill, slalioncd at Can notego, deposed — Un Monday, Otli instant, in oonsequouco of a mossago from CouBtablo Larpont, ho went to Palmer's dwelling at Canbolego, and a complaint was mado to him. ITo noticed Palmer bod a swolling ovor one eye, a picco of skin off tho sido of his nose, and a picco of skin off ono hand. In conecquenco of what Palmer told him ho wont to tlio dwel ling of accused, but ho was not at home. About 9.30 llio samo cvoning accused camo to him in front of tho picture show and said, ' What do you want to see me about ?' Wit ness told him, and he said, ' I had a row with young Palmor ovor monoy ; bo was collecting fareB on tho motor all day, a...
Drought in the North. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
Drought in the North. Drovors report that the country on the lower part of the Balouue and from Goodooga to Brewarrina is suf fering sovorely from drought (says the ' Buionue Le..eon. ') I'Ue rivers are, in u terrible blale, the Birio, Cato, Narran and Bokhara boing dry with I only ;. little ?..?.vlor in h;!es in ;i.j ! Cfulgoa. Tho stock route is practioally closed, as tlioro is no feed anywhere and only isolated places whore water can bo obtained. At Goodooga ohaff is selling at 17/6 por bag, with a probable riso to 20/-, while oats aro 14/6 por busholl. To givo some idea of what tho country must bo like tiiore are a couple of stations tho other sido of Goodooga that h ive only had 75 points in two years, and then not in ono fall. From Goodooga to Browarritia, a distance of 76 miles, tliero is not a straw to bo seon on the roads, while the dust is six inches deep. Shoop are weak and dying, and a fow owners have taken to burning giriye'i so that starving sheep may prolong Ihoir exi...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
Rifle Shooting. Following is tho rcBult of the A. J. Chappie trophy competition at Oan belego, eight shots, two sighters, fired in threo stages, 300yds, GOOyds and 600yds ranges : — 300 jd 500yd COOyd Aggre. D. M'Lean ... 39 40 37 ... 116 R. Millynil ... 35 40 40 ... US B. Monagtmn... 3f- 40 38 ... 114 II. N. Brenntin '39 39 3G ... 114 J. Hannan ... 37 40 3G ... 113 J. Turner ... 31 40 35 ... 109 T M'Keon ... 40 3C 35 ... Ill G. Mackoy ... 40 33 28 ... 10G J. Ellcry ... 36 40 27 ... 103 S. Hoddcr ... 40 40 30 ... 110 J. Shallaln ... SO 40 25 ... 101 7. Kcoly ... SS 3G Incomplete. W. Burns ... 3G 40 Incomplete. 11. Brennan counted out for third prize with aggregate score 114.
Warning to Stock Owners and Others. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
Warning to Stock Owners and Others. An animal that dies suddenly should lie looked upon with suspicion. Ro contly a poor Imllock that was work ing in a tonm ono day was found dead early next morning No olliors died, nor wero any obseived sick. Tlio liraEl that died wan soon about C p.m. llio day lmforo death, chewing its cud Two Hiioni.t of a frothy dischargo from nostrils wero sent to Mr. Slock Inspoctor Woollott, of Cobar, for ex amination. Ho examined ono mi croscopically, ami wbb of opir.ion that tho causo of death was anthrax. Tho other tmear wn3 sont to tlio Chief Inspector of Stork. Mr. Woollott has just received a roply stating that Dr. Dodd, of tho Sydnoy University, examined the emear and it wnB a caso of anthrax ; a guinea pig inoculated with somo of tlio matorial died from anthrax. Human boings are very susceptihlo to this diseaso, and run very sorious risks handling a carcase doad of an thrax, especially if they havo sores , 011 tho hands when skinning such a boast. Tho...
WHETHER TO RE-SOW. A Question. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
WHETHER TO RE-SOW. A Qucstiou. A number of farmers are in doubt this I season whether or nut they should ro sow land that has had a light shower of rain after the lirst sowing, ami that has not anerwnrd* had suilicicnt to keep the tender seedling going. Such a caso | was described hv a farmer who wrote j that he had sowu 200 acres of dry stubblo land. In about a fortnight there was a fall of 30 points of rain, which' germinated the seed. Upon ex amination it wns l'ound that tho wheat had shot ami had a root about a quarter of an inch long which had shrivelled up; tho grain was quite firm again. Should such a paddock be re-sown i The reply of the Chief Inspe:tor was that when wheat had germiuated under the .condition* indicated, it frequently happened that the .seetl revived, pro vided go-od rains fell within the next fortnight. The vitality of the plant would be more or le;.s impaired, and a maximum crop could not be expected as the interval between germination and I lie i.ext rain ...
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. i FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. These Notes aru Issued every week, under tho personal supervision of the lion. \V. G. Anhford. M.^.A., Mlnlater of Agriculture, N.S.W., and are based inulnly on the experience of ihc Department No. 207. AGRICULTURAL. .PICKLING WHEAT. Pi'opor Uso of tho Idme. (jiiCHtions with regard to tbe pickling , of seed wheat havo beeu received in largo numbers by tho Department of Agriculture, fresh aspects of tho sub ject being presented (jtitlo constantly. Rain has provided tho notation to num erous queries with regard to the sowing of pickled or unpic^led seed where the seed bed is dry, but tho advice of the Chief Inspector may be repeated that under all circumstances, t'»J uso of blue Ktonc in necordaneo with previous articles should bo regarded as impera tive. 1/initi as a means of neutralising t'te corrosive action oi the bluestone should also bo used in every ease, except where the conditions outlined by the Chief ln« spoctbr'in...
"Plump Voting." [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
'Plump Voting.' Tlio question of plump voting is ono that is frequently oropping up at Hospital meetings, and is very often debated and turned down without any arguments being advanced for or against to prove whether it is right or wrong, or what is, striotly and really, plump voting, Tho Dabbo Hospital committee, at its last meet ing, turned down an invitation from Cobar to co-operato in asking for an amaudment of tlia Hospitals Act in the direction of tbo abolition of plump votiug. 1 he letter was rooeived mere ly, but a motion to oo-operate was negatived by six votes to four. No arguments wore advaucod on either side, but it is a dobateable point as to what is plumping from a hospital I oloction point of viow. Supposo, for tho sake of argument, that 12 are to be elected, and six or loss aro crossed off by a subscriber. I tako it that would bo plumping, becauso it would be giving tbo doctor tho privilogo of saying by his or bor voto that cortain of the numbor required for tho com ...
THE ORCHARD. THE USE OF PHYLLOXERA-RESISTANT STOCKS. Farmers' Bulletin, No. 80. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
THE ORCHARD. THE USE OF PHYLLOXERA RESISTANT STOCKS. Farmers' Bulletin, No. 80. The title of tho new bulletin, 'Tho J Use of Phylloxera-Resistant Stock,' indicates its scope. it opens with a j brief history of the nppearanco and I rapid spread of phylloxera in Europe, | of various steps taken to combat and control it, and of the eveutunl proof | that, handled iu a proper and under- I staiKtiitg manner, European vines graft ed on certain American stocks wero re sistant to the ravages of the insect, In finite labor and expense havo demon strated that certain stocks are .moro suitable than others, and that affinity between stock and graft is of the high est importance* Affinity is explained here as a closo and intimato relation be tween two subjects united by tho graft, which is principally shown by the regu lar bearing of satisfactory crops and by the longevity of the grafted vines. Tho relationship is limited to bstanical clas sification, but tho factors that actually aftiict it havo...
STRAWBERRY CLOVER SEEDS. Method of Improving Germination. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
STRAWBERRY CLOVER SEEDS. i A Method of Improving Germination. ttvory visitor to South Gippsland, as j well as every resident and* landholder i there, is lolid in the praises ot* straw* ; berry clover ..for dairy stock. J n the ! words of one otlii or of the Victorian De* j purtmcnt of Ag-r culture, it 44 has proved \ its exceptional fattening qualities that 1 the stock . . . have for many years j ion Used the highest prices in the Mel bourne yards. It will hold its own against any other- grass in tints, swampy land, wet or marshy places; stands flood ing oven with brackish tidal waters, and grows much fodder during summer. Morses prefer it to all other grasses.*' Satisfactory results havo not been ob tained from the solving* of seed, aud tho usual practice is to use roots. Clover seed is clit up into small pieces, broad casted, and rolled in, or olso the roots are ho*-d in amongst the grass. A bag «.f about 2000 rpots brought from Vic toria costs about 20s to -os, whilo seed cosls a...
POULTRY. COMPETITION AND FLOCK RESULTS. Why They Differ. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
j POULTRY.' COMPETITION AND' FLOCK RESULTS. j . Why Tlioy Differ. Tlio coimuunt is often heard that competition rcMilta aru not obtainable from the average farm lloclt, ami in his current notes thu Poultry Expert is tain to admit its truth, but lie ailna, 'when i wo come to examine the factors operat i ing iu both eases, it will .-c obvious j that under present practices they are not likely 10 bo obtained.' The age limit imposed 111 tlio com petitions is such as to excludo very lato pullets. Competitors have often ques tioned .the wisdom' of this, but.' it .has been based upon tho experienco 'or pro minent breeders who have servod on the committee from time to time as to i tno right season to hatch layers. That i in itself affirms the season that poultry keepers themselves have found to be uie best. Tlio Bost Hatching Season. I. Jt is liot possiblo to lay down a rule , that is applicablo ito all conditions aud environments as to when the best layers aru hatched — brood, strain, uud ...
GRAFTED VINES. Orders for 1916 Planting. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 21 April 1915
I GRAFTED VINES. Orders for 1916 Planting. 1 Vignerons who iutend to place orders for vines grafted ou phvlloxera-resistaut stocks -for. planting in the season- of Hi lii are requested to advise tho De partment at an early date what their re quirements will be.-' It will be ueces ' sarv duriug the coming spring to mrfko ] annngeinents in the nursery lor the satisfaction of those orders that arc sure to bo placed for the year .mentioned, ami it will be a great convenience to | have an indication of the number nud ! the varieties of stocks and scions, th^tt i will be require'd. ? The information [ should be forwarded to tlie ? Under-Sec* ! retyry, Department of Agriculture, 8vd ! nry, as early as possible.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
A revolutionary effort Is being made In Mexico to Increase the President's term to six weeks.— Denlson (Tex.) Herald. 'Bovi-ll is British to the backbone.' — Current Advertisement. .- The last bottle we bought must have been Illleted. There were no bones in it. Wliafaa pity there aren't divorce court news censors instead of war news censors. — Louis- ville Courier Journal.
TINY REPUBLIC DEFIANT [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
TINY REPUBLIC DEFIANT Ouo of the smallest und most curious «nuhtr!o« ,In the world .has recently fallen out with Germany. This ls the tiny Republic of San .Marino, which exists as an Indepen dent Slate entirely surrounded by Italian territory. According to the London Dally Chronicle:— 'Berlin has declared that the wireless sta tion on ASunte Tltano Is being used for the purposes of espionage In favor of France. with the result that French warships in the Adriatic have been sending news to Paris by means of that atutlon. 'iM'rmany demanded thut permission should he given for a German commission to visit the wir-less plants in San Marino. ?'Tin' war sentiment of the entire popula tion of the smallest republic In the world Is now at fever-he.it against Germany. 'It is rointed out thut, since 1870, San Marino has been In a state of war against Austria, having r.-fused to sign the peace treaty following the Joint war with Italy. The imimlntlcn to-day declares that It Is willing to includ...
ON A MOTOR CYCLE. FIELD EXPERIENCES. UNDER FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
ON A MOTOR CYCLE. FIELD EXPERIENCES. UNDER FIRE. A isrllish iiilelllKenie oflicer writes to the Lunduii lially Kxpiess:— ?'» » ? \v career began with an exami nation in tii-mniti. '1 lie stock phrases wero very useful, but 1 tried In vain to drug In my l-.aliy best phrase: 'Onadlgcs Frauleln, dart leh die i:i,i- Iui1m.ii Mv nach Hauae 7.u lleg leil-nV 'i In- |. icntii was easier, and I suc eieil.il i:i in, i lulling oft In the subsequent oxiiitihialiiiii in Kensington Gardens aa to my i-pability n, rid,. „ motur cycIc# indeed, i passed « lili honors. Un0 found myself un ollieiv in h:s .Majesty's forces with a head m-ailunlly growing tun large for my hat. 1 lnolor-bikeii down to Southampton, loaded U'llll till IIl:t flfli'l* ttt iimimtflrwiMdi -?« -? *«»**. .- --: tact, will, an 1 and my wife could lay our hands on i-x—pt i|lu parrot's cage. My first glance ni Hi- ship convinced me that 1 wua u bad sailor. ..n.| tlm two days and a half 1 spent lu the Channel Justified this convic ???...
THE SUBMARINE MENACE. WHAT WOULD DRAKE DO? [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
THE .SUBMfiRJNE MENACE. WHAT. WOULD DRAKE DO? ?' Mr. Archibald, Hurd, In un article in the London I)i' lly Telegraph, suggests a bold policy on the part of captains whose ships lire uttacked by German submarines. He says:— .' Tho Leith steamer Uurwurd has been tor pedoed by one of thu' enemy's submarines. —No. lit— off the Dutch coast. It ls an act which will till thu Gcrmuns with glee, and the commanding. ufllcer ought to got his pro motion. It Is not, of course, the first time such u deed— contrary to every law— has been committed, for two British vessels were des troyed In November, oft Havre. I wonder whut Drake, If he wero still alive, ami were lu command of a steam vessel of I30J tons, would do when anememy's sub marine's 'skipper' ordered him to stop, and then drew. In nnd boarded his craft, and, at the point or his pistol, told him und his crew to take to the boats Instantly. Would Drake conclude that by tuo uso of the helm he could evade a torpedo, and that in any event, si...
WHAT THE WOMEN WANT. CHANGED CONDITIONS. CLUBS FOR SOLDIERS' WIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
WHAT THE WOMEN WANT. CHANGED CONDITIONS. ? I CLUBS FOR SOLDIERS' WIVES. ' (liy Mrs. Parker In the London Uaily Chronicle.) 'It is ii -t home without dirty hoots coining in,' a soldier's wife said to me the oilier d.iy. 'There is nothing to clean.' h'he was a plucky woman who took the ehiingi'd limes with u laugh. 1 wonder whether many people really understand how changed the limes lire for the womenfolk or our soldiers and sailors. Them are hundreds of thousands ol them, each eagerly scanning the news day arter day. And when the new I'rniy lm\ ? II left Kngland there will be hundreds nl' thousands more. That anxiety Is ''Mil t'filtll *_'tl. Vitt I fin i*ti ttn Iliiipn lu mnrn I linn It to try the nerves. There is tho runt prob lem. In Hi,, towns rents are so dear that, with I he breadwinner oft to the war, very many women cannot ufford to keep their nice homes going. Circumstances drive them Into smalKr houses, where everything is cramped and strange. Ii is her.' tint a club to whic...
"THAT WAS WAR!" A PATHAN CHARGE. DESPERATE BAYONET WORK. WALLS OF HUMAN DEAD. NORTH-EASTERN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
'THAT WAS WAR!' A PATHAN CHARGE. DESPERATE BAYONET WORK. WALLS OF HUMAN DEAD. (Uy Observer, in the Dally Chronicle.) NonTH-EASTKRN FRANCE. 'That Is good, Btihili — now we will have wnr!' Thu Mpenker was a tall, stralght limbed, pnlc.fnccd Pnthnn from tho north ern hills. H« hud Just heard that nn ad vance wan to be made at dawn, and that hi his regiment had fallen the duty of leading it. He was supremely glad. When he left India ho imagined the Great Wnr was to be it gigantic, perpetual charge — and here he hud been in thu dismal trenches for weeks ami weeks of inglorious existence. Then hu had heard there was to be hill-fighting, in some Kuroueun hills of sorts, und his heai-t had leaped at the thought— and here he was In the flattest, swampiest, dreariest piece of plain God had ever made.. He had seen some of the western troops ot France, and heard how they were never put Into trenches, but kept In lensh and then let go when there was bayonet work to be done— and hu wondered why h...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
Thanks. T dosiro to rotuni my sincoro Thanks to Dr. Lotcbur, also to Nurso Puucli, for untiring utlonlion to my Into donr wifo throughout bor rocent illness ; us well n» to numerous friends for llicir nmiiy liindnosses nnd ox pro3sions of .sympathy in my Bad bereavement. I - .1OIIN DAVIES. Cobnr, April 23, 1010. The Western Age. With uhh-li i» incoii'OinU'il Tlio Cobar Kcraltl, estal). 1877. SATURDAY. Arnilj 21, 1915.
AN APPEAL TO MANHOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 24 April 1915
AN APPEAL TO MANHOOD. I'ne of !?' Company writes:— une or the characteristics of thu average Australian's nature Is his apparent. Indiffer ence or nonchalance in the gre.it events that -.?re taking place In the world, and secondly 1:1s supreme love of sport and pleasure. This is particularly emphasised at a time like this, when the greatest war in the history of the world is raging in Europe. Each day we lead of tremendous battles fought and won, attended with awful loss of lire and property, or battleships mined and sunk with practi cally all hands, and of the harsh and brutal methods adopted by the Germans. The noble wii-rlHccs of poor sulTorlng Belgium are still rresh 111 util- henrls. anil wit :,f- thrill,.,! ^,ill%. with tales of dashing deeds of during and heroism performed by gallant Britishers; glorious deeds thai have won for sons of thu Jimi'hv the name of linive und valiant fight ers. We Australians should bo filled with feelings of love and admiration for our gal lant Kn...