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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
' TRESPASS NOTisfe Any person found trespassing on Bid* .don property withofit permission from the owner wilj be prosecutcd withou respect to persons. * F. W. McKENZIE, Biddou. 21st Dec., 1914. • ' - "Vr- j_ CAUTION ♦ .. Any person or persons rou;-, ,-irf spasming in any- of the "Kiewa, "paddocks will'be prosecuted vifcfooafc • father ..-notice. « straying stock will:- be i'a .founded. '£■ .v, • " g. Af'; sjem'mlee. NOTICE. ANY STOCK found 'trespassing on BREELONG or smashing wire-netting will be impounded without respect to persons ^ JAMES LEWIS, Breelong. AU person8 are cautioned against shooting 011' the dams, or otherwise trespassing on "Quandong Park" pad docks, Collie. Any person fovma so Jloing will be prosecuted. No respect to persons. £ E. MURRAY. CAUTION. Anyone damaging fcnces.leaving gatesv open, or trespassing on " Bearaoag, will be PROSECUTED. ^ P. J. ANDERSON, i " Bearbon^." " NOTICE" . v OWNERS OF an'd' AGENTS FOR oi'ock • true dn;> ut Ourban Siding are notified t...
PRICE FIXING THAT RAISES PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
I I | The Government has had to. con fess abject failure in its big wheat experiment. When the wheat was confiscated it was estimated that the yield would be ample to meet the demands of seed and of domestic use. By tlie end of April it was found that the quantity then on hand, woald not carry the people beyond the middle of July, and ^the Government was compelled to import. April and May are the worst months 'of the year to make large purchases in wheat, because it is then the sad of the season, when stocks are depleted, prices high, and the harvest tao re mote for accurate estimates. Purchases are usually made at that time on a restricted scale. - The Government was guided by no such, consideration. It wanted five months' supply of wheat, arid boaglvt at 7s 2d a bushel. Bat before the first shipment could reach Sydney it was found that the wheat crop of other countries would be & record one, and there was a drop in the y market price of 2s a bushel. If the Government conti...
WHEN BRITON MEETS GREEK [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
A soldier of the first Australian divis ion from Horsham,, who lias charge of the mails for the Eighth Battalion at the Peninsula, relates the following :—"1 got a rush of maiisall at once, and I had to make scv^-i! trips in a boat across to a-harbor a be; at three m'iics away, and one trip to the engineers' wharf, which, is nearly six miles away. I had yet another trip to make further on, but I could not make the Greek sailor I had understand'me. In fact, neither of us cou.ld understand the other. I wanted to go on, and he wanted to come back, so we had a scrui'Ile in the boat. Then, after he called me everything he could think of in his own lingo, he dccided to go where I wanted him to."
THE FRAUDS. SKULKING BEHIND 63 GERMANS. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
SKULKING BEHIND 63 GER MANS. "Why should I go and fight for the country- while there are Germans in the Government service ?" This, says a- Redfern Congregational Church pamphlet, is a question that scores of yoaug men in Sydney may foe heard asking. The pam p h 1 et con tin ues:—"These fellows ought to be told, with the utmost frankness, that they are humbugs, if they are not something "worse. According to a statement made in. the Legislative Assembly a few weeks ago by the Premier, there are only 63 persons of German birth among the hundreds of thousands in the employ of the State, and every one of these is a naturalised citizen of this country, and has a long and honorable record of loyal Australian service to his'oredit. "Anyway, fancy refusing to de- | fend your country because there j happen to be 63 uatnralised citizens j of German origin in its service. If j a man has conscientious objections against fighting, he should have the j ntroost sympathy of Christian people j If a ...
MR. O'MALLEY "SHAKING THINGS UP." [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
■ 1 ■ ■ ■ ' ■ - ii. ■ "SHAKING THINGS UP." Trouble is developing iti the Home Affairs Department. Siuee Mr O'Malley assumed control ho has, as he pnts it, been "shaking things up," witli the results that the relations between the Minisier and seme of department";! officers have become strained. The nntin grievance appears to lie iu the restoration to Ministerial fa vor of Mr Vv. B. Griffin, the Ameri can designer. One of the first acts of the new Minister in conforming with his present 'policy lias been to aece p t t h e s i te re corn w e n cl ea by M r Griffin for the proposed arsenal, not withstanding that.some exper.se has been occasioned iu the preiiminar " on the site favored by the depa- • n;entai. oHiftors, and approved by predecessor (Mr Archibald). Mr O'Malley justifies his action on the ground that he has both the ap proval of the Cabinet and of a ma jority of the Public Works Commit tee. "Since Mr O'MaJiey has restored Mr Grift iu to Ministerial favor spec ulation has be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
i As \vc are being continually approached with requests to suppress reports of public proceedings—police court in par ticular—v/e wish it to be clearly under stood thgt we do noiynlend to do so, ir respective of person or' persons. In a sense, thNe paper which we publish be longs to the subscribers, who expect to get a fair rkcord of all local public matters Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/(5. For Clironic Chest Complaints, L GOLQUH j«B/4!Wa» &3I Farm and Station Accounts a Speciality Balancc Sheets and Taxation Returns Prepared ■ Fees Moderate Address-— Wilson's Buildings, BSillsr tiaiteandra ,WAY HOTEL, Oppoeite Gilgandra Railway Station A. J. LANCE, Proprietor. Having purchased from Mr Jas. Skelto.i the above well-known popular hotel, is prepared to cater for the public according to modern requirements. A Modern Hostelry. A Good Table. The Best of Appointments. An ideal family hotel. Lighted throughout with electricity. Splendid stable accommoda tion Nothing will be spare...
PERILS OF MINE-SWEEPING [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
Imagine" yourself trying to walk through a dense wood at midnight •with no lantern, the penalty for touching a tree being death! That •will give you some idea of the perils ' which the men on our mine-swefep hig trawlers face -when their vessels are steaming through a freshly-sown mine-field. The mine-sweepers are divided into groups, each of which is commanded by a commissioned offi cer of the Royal Navy or Royal Naval Reserve. The vessels leave harbor about daylight, and steam out i© the area they arc going to sweep for mines. They work in pairs, abreast of each other, between the vessels, be ing what is known as the sweep-wire sunk to the necessary depth in the water by the means of towed "kites," wooden arrangements acting on the same principle as ordi nary air kites. These wires can be regulated to travel at any depth beneath the surface. When mines are caught they are dragged to ; one side and destroyod by rifle fire, j If the bullets hit the detonator the I mine generally exp...
GERMANY'S FIGHTING FORCE. HILAIRE BELLOC'S ESTIMATE OF ITS STRENGTH. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
, HIA.IRK BELLOC'S ESTIMATE OF ITS STRENGTH. \ ' How many men has the enemy .hut f,o light. \t ith p There have been severn] fresh attempts ro solve this proolera lately, Dut the troeblo is" . thai no, answer can be given which is not, to some extent, the product of gaess->vork. Because, for one thing I>rituju ;s the only ot tup '-warring nations which prints .its 'casualty • lists. The latest attempt is by Mr • Hiiaive.Belioc, who lias made man}' before. His calculations are both ingenious and closely reasoned, though the .sceptic may lino in them a halo or two i.i: he looks hard enough, Mr- Belloc comes to the conclusion that the enemy has still in reserve "many hundred-thousand," .though certainly .not mill ions of men. "And with the approach of autumn and winter he approaches actually declining numbers in. the field." .He begins by assuming that al though there arc in Austria and Germany together 27,000,000 men between 17 and 45, of these only 12, 000,000 can be considered...
DEATH BEFORE CAPTURE. 100 BRITIONS WHO FOUGHT A GERMAN BATTALION. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
death before capture. 100 BlliTJONS WHO FOUGHT A GERMAN BATTALION. An officer- oFfche-Liverpool llegi ment, who was attached to the staff of jjnc of the infantry brigades dur ing the recent battles around liooge, ■ has told a graphic story of the fight ing ui the "Manchester Guardian." He said : At a point between- the two lines o, number of won Tided and tin wo a tid ed men had taken shelter. They nam bared about 100, and -in the afternoon, when , the enemy were pressing home an attack, with the idea of flinging back our f^uppcrts. these men found themselves up against a batfcallion of Germ;ins who had been brought np to reinforce their ugh ting line. By all the rules those men were done for, and it was; only a matter of form that the Germans called on them to surrender. The corporal who had taken .command of this band of stragglers returned a cart "No," and in a few minutes the little band was fighting for dear life against the eager foe. The Brit ion k put up a dandy of a light, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
Ti i.g • Business' GMClAFf Desires to inioi'm the residents of Gilgandru and district that he has com men business in Gilgandra as GEMESJLL CJO&R2ER. All kinds of carryingsbustness transacted under persona! supervision. \ f- urniture and General Mcrcharfdisc removed to any locality. ^ r# lis Confectionery and Mefresfmient Rooms are, &£tu« so m ■>g5s Hew JEkdl . Telephone 73 ut we know wool, and we know the wool market from A to Z. The whole of our ime, thought and energy is centred on beating everybody else in the matter of 'prices I sp.eak for themselves. Hundred of growers have stuck to us since the year we i started in business. This is the best sort of evidence that our methods and our ! account sales are satisfactory from the owner's point of view. j Goasign Wool;. Heavy Conditioned Earthy, Dusty Wools, are very difficult to sell, whilst, attrac tive lines of SCOUREDS are in keen demand and sold up to 29Jd per lb at the late . Brisbane sales. Make the most of...
QUALIFYING CERTIFICATES. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
QUALIFYING CERTIFICATES. An examination for school children wishing to obtain qualifying, certitic ates was held at the local Public School on Monday. Twenty five candidates from the local, district i and Convent Schools presented them selves for examination, the result of which will not be known until about the second week in January. The supervising committee consisted of Rev.'Father Parker, Messrs Gibson' (secretary), C. J. Reynolds and Me's clames Peet and Deive.
THE WHEAT PROBLEM [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
THE WHEAT PROBLEM Three representatives of the Far msrs and Settlers' Association are in vited to Melbourne to discuss mat ters arising out of the wheat pro blem. One growers' representative from each State -will have a place oh the Federal Executive. The Minis terial conference has agreed that wheat grown near the State borders may be shipped .through the nearest port. A good deal of Riverina whe.it will therefore go to Melbourne. | Victoria will advance on this, N'.S.W. ! giving the guarantee against loss. |
HUGE THRASHING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
HUGE THRASHING MJLCHXN] ■ A forty-ton' truck bad to be re-j quisitioned to take to Grulgong a j huge thrashing' machine, which. Mr j H, E. Denison has ' procured for his j Euiuaralla Estate. This machine is ' of American manufacture. It is fit ted up /with a motor, -which assists in the grain being thrashed.,, and in | driving other mechanism, which ! automatically cuts and binds the I straw. "It is intended to. use the "Catterpillar" engine to pull the thrasher. Haymaking is at present in progress at Eumaralla. 400 acres being cut. About 1000 acres will be reserved for gi'ain. •
STOCK FROM GULAR [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
STOCK I Buyers\£ere qi|i|e equalrv to the heavy sb»ep supply forward at Houaebiw, last [Monday. 4-2,000 bead \ijrf J on offer and every lot found j[j jready purchaser. Prices held fki jat late,levers. A draft of shorn j^yss e\ves from Mr Peter Eer gus# a 1 argambone station, made to 7, / ^ at Winclicombe,, Carson's ' 1 *, / • I aucv \A. . I
BEER STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
\ BBSS STRIKE. The^beev strike, which lias been a matteij of grave concern to'hoteikeep ers an,& other's in1 the city for the past nine or ten days, wals'.,temporar ily- declared off on Saturday. A bal lot oKmembers of the Liquor Trades 'Employees' Union was taken, when the-men. bv 1143 votes to 145, de ft cided to resume woek on. Monday pending a final settlement of the matter, in Melbourne this week. .?
THE RABBIT PEST [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
THE BABBIT PIS ST At a recent .meeting or the Jruuga P. P. Board the stock -inspector re ported that, owing to the 'de par men tal regulation against the enforce- j ment of rabbit poisoning within ai ten-mile radius of the railway, • this pesfc had increased to such an extent that it had become a menace to the j district. The board, on the stock • inspector's recommendation, decided I to ask the Department of Agricnl | tare to suspend the regulation as far J as the PilligarP. P. district is con j corned.