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BEST TRENCH YARN YET. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
BEST TRENCH -YAM YET. Two English privates were sitting in a restuaranfc t'other evening con versing loudly'in French. A couple of Australia-RS at an adjoining table decided that they were not going to be out-s,wanked. So one, who came from New South Wales, remarked excitedly to his companion- "Wagga Wagga walgett woolloornooloo wee waa wallerawang woolgoolga yari-a molong." "Woollongabba," replied his companion, who came from Queensland. "Cunnamulla toowoom ba toowong tbargon)indah indoroopil ly camooweal goondiwindi," "jlondi coogee maroabra," said the other, with very great determination, point ing to the German lines "Tangman-v garoo gulargarabone jembaicumbeue murrambidgee eum lingerie toora weenah 'Excuse me," said one of the English men, "but what language is that yon are speaking'?"^ "Oh, that's our Australian language, we learnt English- before we came away, but we always piefer to speak our own language among ourselves."
12 BAGS TO THE ACRE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
12 BAGS TO ;THS ACRE. A correspondent writes Through Yullundry, Cumnock and out to wards Baidry the outlook could not well bo better. Virtual! y no late frosts have • been experienced there, while nearly all the crops are feuce high, arid record yields are absolute ly assured from early and mid-sea son sowings, while late crops give excellent promise. Haymaking is in progress, and the cut is keeping well up towards the !> wo-too mark. One particularly fine area of 1000 •jacres on Mr Gasson's property is confidently expected to run up to 12 bags to the acre as an average, while other crops in the locality are equal ly as good.
NYNGAN'S' RECRUITING SCHEME [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
NYNGAN'S' RECRUITING SCHEME TheJSTyngan "Observer" says:—-A meeting of a few military enthusiasts was held at the Council Chambers ■with the object of following in the lead of Gfilgandra. except that it was proposed to form a mounted squad. The idea met with some encourage ment, ; is we understand that already an offer has been made to supply the necessary fodder tbat will be re quired between Nyngan and Dubbo, while another person has offered to donate two horses. It is proposed to circularise the station-owners in the Western district asking them to sup ply mounts, and to approach ■■ the Government asking their sanction to the project, and to appoint an officer to snpervise mounts as to their suitability for war purposes, so that when ready the lads will be fully equipped and everything in proper order. The promoters are of opinion that eventually mounted men will eventually play an important part in the war; hence the move. Mr. Fern, M.L.A., was telegraphed to asking him to give ...
WARREN-COLLIE TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
WARREN-COLLIE TELE PHONE. At a meeting, of .the Warren Muni cipal Council, the Mayor (Alderman T. S. Magner) referred to the De> partmeut's proposal re the Warren Collie telephone. He said the de mands of the Department -were ridic ulous, inasmuch as the public were asked to finance the erection of the line and the Department would col lect the revenue. He did not think the estimates mentioned in the letter were excessi ve, but most of the set tlers along the route were connected with Warren by private lines. The proposal to connect two main centres of the district should be made a nat ional work, and he had no doubt that the line would pay from the outset.
JUDGE CHARGED AND FINED [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
JUDGE CHARGED AND FINED 'A novel'method oS: raising funds for the Allies' Day at .Na rand era re sulted in a sum of about , £8 being raised. A mock court wes establish ed on. a vacant allotment in the main street, and prominent citizens w«re arretted by members' of the rifle club in uniform. The manager of a lead ing store-was arrested daring fch e busy time of the evejiing, and charg ed with failing'-to make public the' count of the Allies' Queen. JJe wits fined £2. The secretory of thVifl :lies'. Day was charged with estahfashV ing a mock court, and was finedl. The operator of the Picture Sho^V,^ /• was arrested just before the com- ' V menceaient' of the evening's program- . me, and v5-as charged with giving,, people sore eyes. One citizen was defended b}T another, and the latter was chained with contempt? of court. Finally the judge was charged with obtaining money under false preten ces and was fined.
A CANDID GERMAN [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
A CANDID GEJBMiUS A German, who called himself Gas Muller, hag been arrested at Coif's Harbor—-where he was quietly work ing away with the railway gang on the North Qo.jst railway line. After his arrest the prisoner admitted that he was a native of Germany, and gave his name as Wilhelm Gusfcave Mailer-—which is German enough in all.conscience. Then Mniler allowed his tongue to get the better of his head. "England will lose the war," he burst out. ''Germany must win she hasn't started to tight yet! You English are too soft; too easy. In my country you woold not be allowed, to go about and work as I have done here. We would see that you were put in a safe place !" On Tuesday morning Mailer was brought before the bench, and charged with beingan alien enemy subject, lie had failed to report himself weekly to the pol ice since August of this year. Ac- , eused was ordered to be detained in I..,- * the lock-tip pending the arrival of a military escort, who will convey him to a place where ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
Inspect our Hew Season's Range of Sight up'-to'-date' Mci\c©ry and Clothing, VALUES and ASSOIIT^EMT will ..astonish the . shrewdest of .buyers , •, . '/'•" Our Mew High Class Tailoring .Dept. is now ia full swing ; and we■' are already doing fcjig business 'with a smart range of. Light-weight Suitings', suitable .'for this climate* guarantee yoU'ia smart cut: and excellent, fit. ■ . > ■ la short the Last Word in; everything' pertaining' t Men's,.Wear Is to foe foiund' AT WISES' LIIMTED Australian Made Hats and Clothing at Wises' Limited, Genuine Paaaraas Australian lade Boaters Kecliear Men's Broad-ways 1 /, 1/9, 1/11,' 2/6 Men's Collars -in the' leading shapes 5/ 11 and 8/11 doz.,. or 6d and 9d each Men's Underwear Summer weight shirts or pants from 2/6 to ®'s Sox In plain fancies 9\d to 2/6d pair Wide or Narrow leaf, genuine 1-0/6, 15/6, 21/s 27/6 «faps as above illus tratrat ion 10/6 In newest snapes from 4/6, 5/6 and 6/8 Boys' 2/11, 5/11, 4/6 Men's Sac Tussore Suits 15/6? 21/...
A SOLDIER'S MARRIAGE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
A SOLDIER'S IVIARRIA&E .Recently a I; eeton Private James Henry Williams, of the Expedition ary .Force, ' second son of the " fate Iiev. J. H. Williams, was married to Ellen Maude, second daughter of Mr. Thos. Daws, of "Steepbank," Peak Hill. Private Williams was formerly a lay brother of the Brotherhood of the Good Shepherd at Dubbo, and was well-known in the Dnbbo, Col lie and Gilgaudra districts. His father was formerly in charge of tlic Ohtirch of Eugland at .Peak Hill,
THE WORLD'S RECORD [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
THE YsTORIiD'S RECORD Thns the Parramatta "Argus" :■— A Gilgaudra boy, speaking to some ladies on Monday night,-- made the following remarkable statement "I arn the nineteenth of onr family that has enlisted. 'My father was" married four times, and his family comprises 23 children—5-2.1 boys and two girls. There are still two boys left, and they will be enlisting shortly." As a guarantee of the truth of the truth of this remark able statement the Gilgandra boy, when doubt was expressed as to the authenticity of his story, said he was a Salvation Army naan, had been so for five years, and was proud of it. Next please, said the barber.
THE HOTEL COONAMBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
THE HOTEL. COON AMBLE. J. he comforts and luxunes or the best city hotels are available at the Hotel Coonamble. It is a large building, designed and - contracted ■with-a view to the 'maximum of com fort in a climate which is hot in summer. The appointments are ex cellent. Ttie furniture is elaborate and costly, and luxuries in the bed rooms as 'Well as the parlors, and lounges, of which there are many. Th.e premises are lighted with elec tricity, and hot and cold baths may he obtained on each floor. The yard accommodation offers a big in ducement to the travelling public, and no detail in'tbe equipment or management which would add to the comforts of the guests is omitted. The managing licensee, Mr McDow ell, was well known in the district and the trade before he assumed control, and the large staff take the ! cue from him in the matters of cour tesy and attention to the personal comforts of all who make the Hotel Coonamble their temporary or per manent place of abode.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
' t /, , >>/ CSSi ' L* "^'■el^Icsjless of £4,11. s ■ 53®s&lt;csa?ip>ti£«>3^. K®pt 1x3. S6ock «&c Srailt "feo Oa?&lt;jS.&lt;E2?. l!*£Esa,sosa. - Ibcaaiilt; Waggons sis»a2 •£!*«&. &lt;a£s.si«3st; r^rxn iJT2.gjJ. 3j2Hc3- fYlOSt B?&lt;B os oSxci •E?Oci«3Is. Y A. FIELD, of James Bell & AGENTS Co., Gilgaudra. ( J. CAMERON, Gilgaa dra, I3ua££«|3r si-rsL^l -;e&ia.ildL&lt;e:B?5 Hit £t3»g*S5,3i?£9,fc tia, ITic.
At Home and Abroad. LAND AT NYNGAN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
L1MD IT IIIGI®. J.here wes.-e 91 applicants lor six bloclcK of aii average area of 24-68 •acres, No. 2-holding, balloted for at Hyngan on Tuesday last. Eighty-', three of the applicants .were admit ted to tho- ballot, those successful be ing 0. V: .Forbes, J. P. Boland, J. , P. "Field; O. Easy- . jtinr., W. Asmns and R. J. Gibson. Two of the snc cessful.applicant?) are at present in Liverpool'Camp.
GILAR'S DOCTOR [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
greg'.rrtyvl'TH^isataaa^;3argpii*CT5igrsn3au:vrKfly I !' .HUT; A13'S rjnn'FA?? The services o|: a medical man, Dr. Thomson, Ta'ralga, near Gonlburn, l^ave been ai:ranged for afc Gulargam This appointment was made ai'jdei'ftbe ' Government schema . of subsidised doctors in sparsely settled districts. The local commit tee guarantees £200 and the Govern ment a similar amount, in addition to the right of private practice.
A BIG CABBAGE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
A BIG CABBAGE ^riius' the Nyngan "Observer51:— Fell lowing on top of the sample of beet for.warded by Mr. Smith, of Brooklyn, last week- we received several head of exceptionally large cabbage, grown by Mr. J. Walker, of "Sunnyside," Marra Creek. They were solid, well grown, and of good flavor. Mr. Walker states he had one cabbage that weighed 35lbs.
BIG HAY YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
BIG- HAY YIELD. . Mr Leslie Clark', of "Dulciedene," Terramungamine,- has just cut 30.0 acres'for hay. He is confident that the yield will average 2£ tons. This opinion is shared b}T all engaged in the harvesting, and some el; them are experts at giving estimates. A . fine yield truly ! There are 300 acres of wheat equally good in au adjacent paddock. This ai:d anoth er 200 acres are being reserved for grain.
REMARKABLE ATTACHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
&ESBSARKSBUE. IfTAGHrlEHT. A peculiar attachment between a cow and a. young Ia;,ob is reported to us by Mr J as.. Mcintosh, of: "Tub-. dab" (says a. nor thorn exchange); It ■ appears that. some, time ago Mr Mc i In tosh purchased 700 ; ewes from Philto'n, which were then heavy in lamb. After the lambing a cow, which had evidently lost her .calf, got into the paddock. - In exchange for her calf the cow took up with one oi: the lambs, which she pro ceeded fco mother. Mr Mcintosh was so struck with with the an usual occurrence that he proceeded to test the attach merit between the tv. •>. Accordingly he put the cow "W.-u about a dozen other cattle into the mob, which then comprised 700 ewes and GOO lambs, and drove the whole along for the better part of a mile. When he stopped the mob the cattle walked out. However, the particul ar cow in question stayed on. the edge oi" the mob of sheep, and about a minute later -was joined by the lamb, after which both walked off! together...
PRACTICAL GENEROSITY [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
Mrs G-aebel-, of BaiTfendoiig, in tlie / :v> Wellington district, .hasn't a son Jen'/. \ > 'Each..of them is away doing' his 3it tie bit/ towards subduing German' . frightful ness: 'Consequently she had mo one hj!to harvest the crop which, her brave lads'had sown previous to joining the color's. - ■ The field Ava.s ! rapidly ripening. ..-and the neigh hoi's, J becoming' aware of her dilemma, on j Sunday week gathered- harvesting j maehineiy, teavms, miggoms, and all the necessaries for taking oil the crop, and by sundown the whole area was garnered and stacked away.
A TRAYELLING STOCK CASE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 19 November 1915
I i A TRAYELiiuING STOCK CASE A case of interest to drovers and stockowners was before the Dabbo Court, when a drover named William Burton was fined £2 with other Court costs for having in his posses sion cattle not described in his travelling statement and delivery note. It was pointed out by the In spector of Police, on whose...informa- ; 1 tiou . the Stock Inspector took pro- | ; ceedings, that there were a good I many complaints of- stock stealing, and though the drover's honesty was not doubted, it is necessary in the in terests of stockowners that all travel ling stock be correctly described in the drover's papers. Mr. A. D. Booth (Booth and Nelson) appeared for the Stock Inspector (Mr. Gavel) and said that them git the drover might be fined £,25 a heavy fine was not asked for, as it was merely desired to make a caution, and persons not observing it might not be treated with leniency. We would, therefore, advise drovers to be careful in the future. The Stock Inspector al'sc in...