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Religious Services. CATHOLIC CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
Religious Services. CATHOLIC 0HUB0H. Oobar.— Masa at 7.80 ».m. ana 10 a.m. ?' Evening Devotions at 7.80 p.m. WrJghtvflle.— Masa at 8 a.m.; Evening . Derotiona at 7.30 p.m. Xnuw Pay.— Cobar, Maaa 7.80. 8.80 and ' 10 a.m., BonedictioQ attar. 1Q o'clock Hass. Wrightville — Maaa, 8, 9 »nd 10 a.m., Beoo dlotion after 10 o'olook: Masa. Very Bev. Dsan Hughes, V J. Rev. 3. Sexton.
Holiday Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
Holiday Arrangements. At the Cobar Post and Telegraph Oflice, the following arrangements will he observed during the Xmas and New Year holidays : — Christmas Day. — Open for one hour after arrival and sorting of Syd ney mail. No delivery by letter carrier. Boxing Day.— Open from 9 a.m. to noon for general business. Tele graph oflice open all day. Delivery by letter carrier. New Year's Day and 2nd January. — Same as Xmas and Boxing Day. The looal banks will be closed from to-morrow (Thursday) afternoon until Monday morning. Tbe same holi days will also be observed next week. All Government offices will be dosed for Birailax-rjetioda. . ? _.. ? ? i There will be no issue of tbe' AGE pn either of tbe next two Saturdays, kfter which the paper will be pub liflhfldnn^ffljn PftwU flayn.. ??nwwi ' Business will also be suspended by the local atoreB from to-morow night, whon they will remain open until 9 o'clock, until Monday morning.
Glorious Rain. 258 POINTS IN COBAR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
Glorious Rain. 258 POINTS IN COBAB. The best fall of rain that Cobar has had for years was recorded on Mon day, when 248 points fell. The rain started en Sunday night with a thun derstorm, when 10 points fell. It commenoed again on Monday after noon, when for an bour it literally poured down. Cobar's river — Lins- ley-street — was soon a 'banker,' and was unorossable except per medium of vehicles. Towards evening tbe rain ceased, but commenced again about 8 p.m. with another very heavy shower, continuing with more or less violence until about midnight, when it oleared off. Altogether 258 points were recorded. Every mine tank on the field is now full to overflowing, tbe Great Cobar big reservoir espe oially showing a fine body of water. At the town water supply, 298 points were registered, the depth of water in the reservoir being now 13ft 6ra. Only onoe previously has this depth been exceeded, and then only by about 18in. It is estimated that there is now sufficient water to last fo...
Witness Trapped. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
'Witness Trapped. charge of foTgiiia a will, in ivlii.l', ii ,„,'» ?li.«a-»or«] that he ha-l .111 imiiina inlr 1—1 hi a large umnaiit. The prinoiii-r t.-iis nrraigiirii, hii.1 tlw formalities j.-.,i.o tWi8h. T1ip°i i)m (irwusiUMiur itiui.s'l. pliwiicr his iImiiiiI, i,|-jii the kc»1. held up the will, ami d™umk-l of ouo of the prisoner's wilnnsses if he IkiiI .-eon the testator digit Ih-j iiislruminl, 10 which he promptlv answered that he lmil. 'And Aid vuu si;,'n it at his request as .-ubauribiiii,' witness :' ?'I. lid.' ' Was it sealed with red or black wax? ' ' With red ma.' ' ' Uid you seo him eenl it with red wax ':' ??Idiii:' ' Where win the testator when bo ngned mid xMleiltnu will P' ' In his 1-cd.' 'Pray, how long a piece of red wnx did ho ?? About ihree inches long.' ' Who (fuvo tho testator this pioce of wax r' ' I did.' ' ' Where did you Kot it?' -.*-**??*; ?'From k drawer o£ hia deek.' ~'*- ' How did you lijflit that pieco of whi f ' : 'With 11 Handle.' ' .' ' How lon;r ...
The War. SYDNEY, Tuesday. 12 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
The War. Sydney, Tuesday. 12 a.m. Three more deaths have ooourred in Hartlepool. Forty aliens employ ed there bave boon interned. 10,000 excursionists visited Soar borough on 8unday, where over 200 bouses were damaged. The ' Times' correspondent says that violent fighting continues on the YBer, and the fleet's guns are playing iiBtMn tmnnff fchn GarmanB. Fighting is raging between Ypres and Dixmude, and the Germans have evaouated the latter town. The report that the Allies oaptured Middlekirk is untrue. The Allies fleet bombarded the in terior forts of tbe Dardanelles. Many prisoners captured on the Yser wore bunger-strioken and sur rendered. Allies' airmen dropped bombs at a Zoebrufifio train, killing 40 Germans and wounding 100. A Gorman aeroplane attempted to reaoh Paris, but a French airman pursued it and brought the German down at Pontoiso. In a serious engagement on the left bank of tho Vistula, many Germans and guns were captured, and two companies wore almost annihilated. A ...
A Bachelors Nieces PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. COPYRIGHT. CHAPTER VII.-(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
A Bachelors Nieces, «f»twH«D it iFKoiAL uiTummmnart, *? 13y S-ora %toff-fe/4 A*tW.J 'TeotprinUhi tk. fcu»,» 'H, ,rok.n jfc,!,.. ..Ben..* .h. *?„,,.. 11 *? KtUr BhtfcrifhJ,' ''1\» Drift .« F.U,' ' Tk« 8«r.« .f tW Blw,' '? n. Lut W|Md,' 'A BMta Ok.m,' ?? A Country BwMtb.trt,1' 'Utttnmim Ttw,' On 6*Um Hlig..,' ' A T\Ul rut,' ««b WUl u* ?«?,' ft,., to. ?**TBI»MT. CHAPTER VII.— (Ctnlinuti.) I After he left hr r she went quickly , in, until she came to ths seat at the j entrance of the wood. Here ib §1ic «nt down a few minutes to think of her great ImppiueM, little Nell put her for« Phws ob urr knee, and licked her hxml, a» if she wUlied to convey her good wishes. After fondly stroking the little dog's pretty head, they Hscnmlerl the steps, and were toon in the lower garden. All was still there, the gardener* having gone to their homc«. They pawed up the remaining ftf p« un to the terrace. Mrs. Smith anil her husband were standing there, looking rather anxions. Thr old housekeeper came fo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
Done So Quietly. It comes like a ray of sunshine. Makes tho old folks happy. Makes tbe young folks joyful. Takes the load off the back. It's all done so quietly. No fuss about it. What is it? Why, Doan's Backache Eidnev Pills. The little kidney wonder workers. What will they do? Bead what this man says: — Mr. E. (Bowling, Engine-driver, Coruishtown, Oobar, says: ? ' I oaught a severe cold in the kidneys through sitting in a draught when I was over-heated, and my kidneys at onoe became affeoted. My wife was taking Doan's Baokaohe Kidney Pills at the time for pains in herbaok, and tbBy did her so muoh good that I commenced using them. I am pleased to say they oured me. Mrs. Bowling and I both think that this remedy is exoellent for the kidneys, for we have both been oured by it. ' (| Mr Bowling confirms the above: ? 'My wife and I have baen quite free from baakaoba and every distressing symptoms of kidney trouble ever sinoe Doan'a Baokaohe Kidney Pills cured me fourteen years ago. Our...
FURTHER STRUGGLE HOPELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
FURTHER STRUGGLE HOPELESS. The Emporor of Germany sont a very ex port spyrfo England a few weeks ago to 'spy out the land,' and to report on the apparent supply of men still left In England. His first report was that In London there were many, many thousands of mulo Britons still fit and ready for calling up. The Kaiser ordered the spy to go to Man chester. He did so, and reported that thoro woro thousands of men thero also. Th« Kaiser's next message was: 'See how they are fixed in tho smaller towns. Try Wigan. The spy went to Wigan; he had never seen a coal-pit, and when he saw cageloadB of grimy men coming up from the bowels of the earth he sent a frantic message to the Kaiser: 'Stop the war at once; 'they're winding men up out of hell at Wlgan.' The Cotton Factory Times, Lancashire, England.
War and the Woman. CHAPTER V.-Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
War and the Woman- i bj L-A.. , ?'? ' : .(. UIIAI'TKU V.— Continued. She did not ask him why, nor had sho any clue to his meaning. The whole all'uir was a mystery which could have but ;i human solution. She made light of the romantic story concerning Louis do Palco logue, and believed, with a feminine in stinct for the obvious, that vulgar flirta tion had been the impulse of Faber's journey. All this hurt her pride, but could not be the just subject of com plaint. Tenaciously she clung to the idea that she might yet use this master intellect for the schemes which had lifted her fath er and herself from the slough of monot ony to a little place in the story of the world. This very accident, this revela tion of a man's wcakndbs, might be a precious opportunity, however deeply her vanity suffered. It' she succeeded, her triumph must be the greater; if she failed ? . But failure was a word which Silvester refused to add to her vocabulary. So she went over the 'Wanderer' to tell her fath...
PLENTY OF MUSIC. RUSSIAN MILITARY BANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
PLENTY OF MUSIC. RUSSIAN MILITARY BANDS. One feature of the Russian army which from time to time has been brought to the attention of the world is the unusual size and number of bands In the military forces of the Czar. Tho Russian soldier has more martial music than any other soldier In the world. There Is no regiment In the Russian ser vice without its own band, and at posts where not a regiment, but only a battalion, is quartered, that battalion has Its band. And these Russian military bands arc big and Impressive musical organisations. Within each Is a brass band and an orchestra of 1 string and wood Instruments, with, ot course, the necessary touch of brass and sheepskin. Tho result Is that, while these military bands play primarily military music, they also adapt themselves to the performance of such music aB we hear at a symphony concert. The average Russian army band, or or chestra, has from 40 to 60 musicians, and the orchestras of certain guard regiments contain 60. There ...
LATEST FASHION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
LATEST FASHION. The :ill important i|iu--tiuii ul' the hour in the iViiiiniiu' norlil is what, in the name of wearing npimrfl, to park into tliat holiday trunk. An i!i|iinllv important question, pcrlinps, is what to cxvlinlc from the collection. Utility and com fort are the liost ^niiles when selecting the holi day outfit. Washable frocks that will come up smiling: from the crush with the aid of a smonthiii); iron arc most suitable. For thcrc, I'itlii'r Tussore silks, crepes, cotton voilo aro selected. Wlmt could look dnntier for the travelling suit than the costume in our illus tration, either designed in tervicenlile linen or lino serge.' ?
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 December 1914
In Memoriam. EDWARDS.— In memory of William Edwards, the dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth Edwards, who died in Cobar Hospital on 20th December, 1913, aged 53 years, through an accident on the Great Cobar Mine. Greatly missed. &nbsp; Inserted by his loving wife and children. THORBUBN.— In affectionate re- membrance of my young friend, Jaok Thorbnrn, who died on the 22nd December, 1912. Inserted by W. B. H. &nbsp; The Western flje. WEDHESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1914.
BRITISH NAVAL SONG. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 December 1914
BRITISH NAVAL SONG. BY MARIE CORELLI. We sweep th» seas! Our glorious Flag, unfurl'd Prom North to South, from East to West Shines o'er tho world! Our cannon's bellowing thunder Roars with tho roaring waves — For Britain's foes wild ocean holds Nothing but graves! We sweep the seasl On waters far and near Our signals flash, and write In flro Our meanings clearl No other land, no other race Can match our British men— They've won a thousand lights betorc, They'll win again! We sweep the aeaa! Wo rule the reBtless foam — We struggle, not for place or pelf, 'We flght for Home!— Loud let our shout of 'Victory!' Ring on the favoring breoze— Down with the too ten fathoms (loop! We sweep the seas! All the boys at Harrow, except ono— tho son of a United States citizen— havo joined tho Officers' Training Corps. Mr. F. B. Smith recently told tho story o£ tho captain of Hussars who gavo a dinner to the men of his squadron the night boforo they left for tho front 'Now, my lads,', he said, 'treat...
War and the Woman. V. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 December 1914
Tfifa-flnrft^Wjman. b-- ma:: '.--- ? ? .(. v. The 'Saviuiiiuh' weighed ut dawn, and nil that clay they steamed by the glorious isles ol' the matchless Adriatic. Their dustiuatiou was Veiiicc, whence .Faber would go via Munich to Berlin. The others were to travel direct by the Simplou to London— all but Harry Lassett, who meant to put in a few days at Moiitauu be fore he returned. They carried a young doctor from Hu gusu, but he soon discovered that he had little to do save to take a fee, a perform ance which he accomplished with truly professional grace. Mnrysku had a heart of iron, it appeared, and a constitution to mutch it. Whatever the uunameable night had taught her of life or of men, she held the damnable secret with the tenac ity of a race born to such acts and school ed in the creeds of ferocity. Very silent, suspicious of all, agitated and given to fits of trembling when alone, those with her could not read that riddle of a child's dreams aright. To Gabrielle she re mained ...
A WOMAN'S PART. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 December 1914
A WOMAN'S PABT. 'Tlio British women aro magnificent. Ob, tboso plucky wives and mothers of our soldiers and ? sailors — tlio bravo way in which tUoy smile. Thoro is littlo holding buck, oven of ouly sous.' Tliero aro wouuils, Which will come to tlio mother; There aro toura, Which will full from the wives. There lire sobs'. The mreotliuiirt mayn't Hiiiulhcr, No matter liow bravely slio strives. 'Pis they who uro ughling the battle-; 'Tin they who are 'manning' the /jiiiis, For they are the jjood spirits prompting The heroo.i — the fathers ami sons. . 'Tis they who are heroines truly; 'Tis they who have licurtw of the brave, Tlio' away in the valley of Argentic, The winds chant a dirge o'er a grave. 'Tis they who are giving the Umpire, All thai is mil.lost and best; 'i'is they who bear men who are spleudid — The men who have answered tlio test. Ami, tlm' in the eot and the mansion, The tears of our women may fall, They are proud to be wives ami be mothers — Of heroes who au»vered the ...
A Bachelor's Nieces COPYRIGHT. PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. CHAPTER IX. THE RIDDING LESSONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 December 1914
AJBachelor's Nieces, f ffy 3)ora 7tu-f-fe//J Author »f ' FcolprinU in th« En..*,' 'Thf BnA.n 8«il,' -'BuiMiatai W«T»,' 'A Hi!t»r BinhnVht,' ' Thf Drift .f Fat«,' 'Tbt «««t cf tho Kir.r,' ??TW r.».t 8i,ji.«|,' ??& Hiddm. Cli.ln,' ' A CunUy 8w«t)iMit,' 'lUi i-irnui.. Trut,' Ou Gold«n H^gci,' ?? A F»t«l rut,' ?? Hi. Will aid Han,' *.., *.. OOFYXIOHT. i'l'M-lflttU BV sl'-tCIAL AnrtANGESfENT, CHAPTKn IX. Tin: Uimsn t.i:-y,.NS. The rain hud come at lust, to gladden the farmers' hearts, or the root crops would not have litt-u wmtli the pulliii? his tenants told Sir Gerald, us lit roilu over some oi his out-lying fiiiins. He had left homo uarly in the morn ing to go lo »eu one of liis must dintmtt ttiuiuts, iind whs to be buck iu tiniu for his uieco's riding lemon. Jttit when lit arrived at tlie fmmlioti-e, the ruin wus descending iu a stradv downpour. Hie iuinilr living litre were indus trious \yurkiui; funm-re, thu father mill sons diiiog tin- jonjiJt outdoor work, .-uirf the moth...
SOLOMON'S TEMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 December 1914
SOLOMON'S TEMPLE. Little Jim, though ho attended Sun day School every week, did not know quite so much about Scriptural history hs he ought to have known; but when his sister asked him, 'Where was Solo mon's temple?' he was rather angry that she should think. him unable to answer a simple question like that. 'Don't you think T know any thing?' he asked. 'Well, where was it, then!' his sister repeated. Then ho informed her: 'On the side of his forehead, of course — tho same as other folks. Do you think T'm a dunce 1' The establishment of Cottage Homes in country districts and the administra tion of the cottage homo principle goner ally is another feature of tho Board's administration. There aro 13 cottages at present iu operation, each under the care of a married couple or a matron. Five of these cottages at Mittagong nre for the occommodation of juvenile delinquents aud neglocted children committed from Children's Courts. Tho other five cottages at Mittsgong ara are for the accommod...
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 December 1914
SUMMARY. Owing to the inclemency of the weather, the series of boxing con tests which wore to have taken place at Wrightvillo on Wednesday night last wore posponed. W't- understand they will come %Q on Wednesday night week. Cobar put up a record for coroner's inquests this week, three being held during the last oouple of days. At Canbelego on Saturday morn ing, Harold Rimmer . out-pointed Rinky Rutherford in a 20-round boxing match. The latter did not fight up to expectations. . ? The Australian Elootrio Supply Co. has taken over the business of the former co. which was alleged to be supplying Cobar with electricity for lighting and power. The now manager, Mr. 0. J. Kirkpatrick, M.I.M.E., arrivod a few days ago, hut we have not 'yet heard when Mr. Gibbons takea his departure. Our Xmas price reducing has start ed. Buy your Xmas presents and requirements at groatly reduced prices at Ward's.* The catch of tho soason — M'Grath and Powderly's Sale. When we say I Sale, we mean Salo.* I Ju...
GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE TO FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 December 1914
;gov£rnment assistance to farmer8. Owing to' the numerous enquiries which are being made at the various Ooverumout Departments for informa tion us to the methods bv which the Government is assisting t'nruiers who have met with misfortune during the drought, the Minister of rtgriculturu lms advised that the following scheme.* arc now iu operation:— Seed wheat is being supplied to ! farmer* in necessitous circumstances I and arrangements have beon iiiniln ivitli a reputable firm of merchants who have agencies all over tho State to do the necessary purchasing and distribution of tho wheat under tho direction of tho Dopartment. Iu a number of very urgent cases thu Minister will be pre pared to supply a quantity of horso fodder to farmers who, without such as sistance. would not be able to put their seed into the ground. Application forms for seed wheat and fodder cmi lie obtained from the Department of Agriculture. In the supply of seed wheat a considerable item of expense would bo rail...