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SERVING AT THE FRONT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
SERVING AT THE FRONT / The following is a list those who liavc gone on active service. Anyone knowing of others not on this list would greatly oblige us if they would send any names that are omitted, as only by this means can a complete list be compiled : vV. Alston R. Aldritt J. Aldritt S. Attwood Charles Baker W. J„. Baker B. Baxter John-Berry Andrew Berry Thos Berry S. Bennett • H. Baxter Leslie Baeri V. Bogie F. Brooks P. Byrnes R. Biggs J. Broad .Bert. Brown D, Blowes H. Bolder — Bolder F. Bullard H. Buckley C. Beasley F. Brophy C. Cox J. Cox £. Carberry D. Carberry S. Carberry C. Christiansen T. Cardew R. Christian T. Callan Colan •T. Clancy R. Crutch John Clarke J. Christie P. Christie Curry J. Crawford J. Cameron R. C. Campbell E. Dunn H. Dalmain W. Davidson J. Davis H. Dawson (died) J. R. Diggs A. Dawes E. Dawes Jas. Deau G. Ellis Eric Elderidge Lang Field Field Jno Finch C. Finch H. Foran F. P. Fyfe A. Flavelle S. Mead Li Mill, Gular J. Mill, Gular Walt. McGill, Gular J. M...
WHEAT SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
MEAT SCHEME. The Minister foi' Agriculfcare took advantage of the opportunity afford ed by questions in the Legislative Assembly jto explain the latest devel opments in the wheat-handling scheme. Mr Gi'ahana said that it had been decided that when a farmer deliver ed wheat at a station or siding, he would receive a warrant entitling him to 2/6 per bushel net for the wheat. The wheat, when delivered to the station or siding, would then be carried over the railways and placed abroad: the ship, under the terms of the scheme. The payment of 2/6 per bushel to the farmer for wheat delivered on the sidings would be equivalent to a little over 3/ when charges for freight and handl ing were reckoned. Every farmer / no matter'inhere situated, would be paid 2/6 per bushel for his wheat, and the warrants which would be handed to him would entitle him to receive from the bank 2/6 for every bushel of wheat he delivered. Re garding the interest to be charged the farmers for mouey so advanced, he h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
H. J. Varcoe has three new and re liable cars for hire. Careful drivers. Phone 82, day or night. Address— Varcoe's Garage, Gilgandra. MAKE YOUR OWN COtTGH MIXTURE AH33 SAVE JKOirEY. There iS no finer remedy than Hean'es Essence for Coughs, Colds, Catarrh, Sore Throats, &c. Its good effect is felt immediately. As a. family remedy it stands alone because of its goodness and its money-saving feature. Two shill ing's' jrorth, added to water and sweet ening; ^produces a pint of ready-to-usa syrup—as much as you can get of ord inary mixtures for 12/-, 23—15. BIG VALUES AT LOW PRICES 1 At the Economic Emporium The House for Reliable Goods at Moderate Prices Read carefully the list of speeial prices. Every article worth considerably more than the price asked : Children's Crash Dresses, blue and white piping,^size 18 to 22, 2s lid White Dresses, blue collars and cuffs, size 18 to 22, special 2s 3d Girls' Crepe Daesses, all colors, sizes 18 to 24 3s 9d, 27 to 36 4s 6d Boys' Crash Tuni...
TOORAWEEMH RACE CLUB. NEW YEAR DAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
TOORAWEEMH RACE CLUB. ( « NEW YEAR DAY MEETING. A meeting of tlie Tooraweenah Race Club was held on Saturday last. Mr. R. G-. Lackey ocoupied the chair, and there were also pre sent Messrs. Brown, Waterford (2), H. Beasley, Finch, Elliott, Buckley, Mesdames Beames, McCredie, W. Buckley, Misses Malone, E. Water ford, Buckley and Pedley. The meeting was held mainly for the purpose of deciding upon the quantity of provisions required for the race meeting to be held on New Year's Day in aid of the Allies' Day fund. After the objects of the meeting/ had bedn explained bythe chairman it was. decided on the suggestion of Mrs. Beames, who was a prominent mover in the; Australia Day organisa tion to procure 20 dozen lemonade, 20 cases of lemons, 36 gallons of liop beer; 36 gallons of ginger beer, two dozen of mixed cordials, and a bag of sugar. All drinks will be retailed at the rate of 3d per glass. j Misses McPherson, Pedley, Buck ley, Malone and Gillett kindly con sented to assist in any ...
FARMERS AND SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
FARMERS AND SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION A meeting of the Farmers and Settlers' Association was held at the Royal Hotel on Saturday afternoon for the principal purpose of appoint ing delegates to attend a conference of the association to be held in Syd / ney on Dec 7. The President (Mr E, Y. Town v send) occupied the chair ; and there were, also present—Messrs J. W. Lithgow, W. Craig, W. Barber, P. O'Neill, Alderman, Yan Hueckelnm, R. Diggs, J. Lewis, Robinson, J. Skinner, Hanckel, Jarvis, -and the secretary (J. Knauerhase). The minutes of the previous meet', ing were read and confirmed. On the motion of Mr Lithgow, se conded by Mr Lewis, the President was elected as delegate to attend the Conference. Some discussion occurred in regard to the spaces in the wheat shed at the local railway station, and on the motion of Mr Lithgow, seconded by Mr O'Neill, the following motion was carried—That owing to the ^Federal action in regard to this year's wheat, the farmers be allowed to dispose of the...
Local and District News. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
Toot aween&lr starts a route march I on January 13th, and the only Cap tain "Bill" will be in command. ' * * . * Stated that when the local Labor League again meets there is likely to be more than things doin'. # * * Mrs. J. Taylor, of Tooraweenah, •who has been very unwell was mo tored into town on Tuesday, and went on to Orange. ^ * * The railway inspector of _ bridges and buildings arrived in Gilgandra from Gular on Wednesday and in spected, the drafting yards. * •» . * The Evangelical Lutheran Church services appearing elsewhere should read : Dec. 12th Biddon 10.30, Gil gandra 3.30 ; Dec. 26 Gilgandra and Biddon 10.30. # * =» Both Messrs G. A. Semmler, of "Kiewa," and E. Murray, of ''Quan dong Park," are perfectly satisfied with the Federal Government wheat scheme ; and are convinced it will be productive of better returns thau if an open market maintained. # 41= * Captain "Bill" Kitchen was not the darling of the gods, but the girls at Tooraweenah on Saturday last, and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
Xmas Race Meeting Tuesday, Dec 27 (Boxing Day), and 28 £129 PRIZE MONEY £129 im DAYS Half Proceeds in aid of the Gilgaradra Hospital Including£5 and £10 Trials Principal Events First Day Opening Handicap of £12, second horse £2 from prize. 6 furlongs. Nom 4s, acc 2s. Gilgandra Jockey Club Handicap of £20, second horse £3 from the prize. One mile. Nom 6s, acc 4s Second Day CSoo-ee Handicap of £12, sfeeond horse £2 from prize. Six furlongs. Nom. 4s, acc 2s Gilgandra Hospital ^Handicap of £20, second horse £3 from prize. One mile, Nom 6s, accept 4s A.J.C. and W.D.R.A. Rules Nominations close on Wednesday, December 22, at 9 p.m. with the Secre tary Write for programmes W. C. DEWE, Secretary Phone 52 IMPORTANT BY AUCTION thr n~ ega," TroraweetiaSs at 11 a.m. sharp A,.F. GBLUETT'and R. A. FINCH Agents in Conjunction Under instructions from W. V. Howe, Esq., who is leaving to join the Imperial Forces, will offer the whole of his Comprising Solid Blackwood Dining and Sitting , Suite, first-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
TRY THIS HOME RECIPE FOR „ COUGHS AND COLDS. a\ SAVES 10/-. ^ By a. Qualified Chemist. The following recipe for coughs and colds is used in thousands of homes. It gives quick relief from troublesome colds, acts quickly in clearing the head, promptly eases sore throats, whooping cough, croup, bronchitis, asthma and other stubborn colds, and saves 10/- for your pocket. ,.^-to a jug put four tablespoon fuls of sugar or honey, three of treacle, two of vinegar, and a large brealcfast cupful of hot water. Stir, then add one bottle of Hean's Essence. Pour into a large clean bottle ready for use. .j You now have a pint of the finest family cough and cold remedy obtainable. It is equally good for both young and old, contains no poison or injurious drug of any kind, is wonderfully effective, keeps good always, and ' is a great money-saver. " The mixture I make from Hean's Essence is the best and cheapest cough mixture I have ever used."—Mrs. E. Delanev, Cobar, N.S.W. '' My experience with Hea...
The Doings Of The West. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
Just at present there is a consid- j erable amount of sickness at Bara- I dine Greek. " . 1 * * * I A landholder at Coonaxnble has been fined £2 for failing to destroy rabbits. . * •# . * It is reported that the oat crops at Eugowra are yielding eight tons to the acre. . * - • # # lhe sports round Binnaway have decided to form a Jockey Club to help while away the weary hours. * * * Mr H. Gillett, an old identity of the Mudgee district, died at Coona barabran recently. . * ^ xrr^?.6 starviB& Belgians Fund at Wellington has almost reached £2,390. * * Jupiter Pluvius refuses to cast the glad eye on the Singleton district, as it has only bad six inches of rain daring the present year. * * * For robbing a man of £5 at an hotel at Geurie, Robert Oassidy has been sentenced to 3 months hard labor in Bathurst goal. * * # A social and dance at Ballimore, in aid of the Allies' Day Fund, brought in £7/7. The promoters were Mis es Blekemore and Slack. * " =x= * _ The following race meeti...
NONE LOVED COULD BETTER BE. VALEDICTORY TO MR. McDONOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
n0ne40yed could /'better be. ^ALEDICTORY.TO MR. \ McDONOUGH. Ave efc vale—the ancient greeting —occasioned the foregathering of a number (if townsmen at the Boyal Hotel oh Wednesday evening to hon or Mr ICemp McDonough, who is hie ing him to fresh fields and pastures new ia^eai'ch of better things. The sentimentality that prevailed was charged with keen regret for the departure of a good citizen, a warm and trustworthy friend, and a man, whose loss in every true sense of the quotation, would be some other local ity's gain. Mr A Townsend occupied the chair, and other gentlemen present were Messrs G. Rowley, L. C. Blacket, G. B. Stanley, F. Menzies, J. Wholohan, and J. Neate. Apologies were re ceived from Messrs Cooper, Waters, W, Noonan, A. H. Miller, H. Gib son and W. Tibbits. The chairman, in graceful phras ology explained they had assembled that night to honor their guest, and tender him a small article as a sou venir of their friendship: It was with very great pleasure that he ac...
S.A. ARMY [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
S.A. ARMY Adjutant Drury, of tbe Dabbo Salvation Army Corps, will hold services in the Union Hall, Gilgan dra, on Tuesday evening next at 8 o'clock. The adjutant will also sell copies of,th# Xmas War Cry, and as the festiyc season "Cry" is a splen did/publication he should dispose of a large number. m
EUMUNGERIE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
EUIUNGERIE. —o (From ®ur Correspondent.) Rain—Light showers started on Tuesday night, and continued on Wednesday. Up to 3 o'clock on Wednesday 12 points of rain had fallen. Stock—-Several hundred sheep from the south arrived heie last week in very poor condition. Local stock are all in good nick. Bullocks are in good order, even those comprising teams would kill well. Harvesting—Stripping is going ahead well. The uninterrupted dry spell of some weeks lias enabled far mers to get most of their grain into bags.jfA few have sewed the last bag. Several district farmers have had good yields; indeed, most of them average over 18 bushels. Mr. Grif fiths, whose cropapened out at 11 bags to the acre, had the bad lack to lose about 2 bags to the acre by hail stone visitation. Others with tip top crops, as Mr. Bewick Brown and Mr. Vandemaal, had wheat shaken out by wind, and so have a reduced average. The best yield stripped in any paddock the writer has seen is ten and a half bags to the acre...
COO-EE MARCH. REJECTS' PAY "FARMER AND SETTLER" MOVES. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
— REJECTS' PAY " FARMER AND SETTLER " MOVES. Speaking in connection with the unfairness of the military authori ties in refusing to pay the men re jected from the Coo-ee march, at the last meeting of the Gilgandra Re cruiting Association, Sergeant-Major Stephens said that he and Mr. Mau rice, the Secretary,of the "Farmers and Settlers' " Newspaper Company, had waited on the State Comman dant in regard to the matter. That officer informed them that if a letter was written him officially bringing the grievance under his notice, he would endeavor to have it remedied. The appended letter was then for warded him:— Sir,—It has come to our know ledge that some twenty ..one members of the Gilgandra route march contin gent have been rejected by the Mili tary Authorities at Liverpool as medically unfit. ■ Naturally, we are disappointed to hear of the fact, al though we recognise that they were given eveiy chance, by submitting every case to a special medical board for ultimate decision. Our r...
CATHOLIC PRESBYTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 10 December 1915
CATHOLIC PRESBYTEfiY. Work in. connection with tlie Catholic Presbytery was commenced on Monday last. Bricks are on the ground, and the excavations for the foundations well towards complet ion. It is expected that the build ing will be completed in about three months' time, when the Rev. Father Parker will enter into immediate possession. His Reverence visited Bathurst this week in connection with diocesan matters.
Gilgandra Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 December 1915
The ordinary meeting of the Gr-il gandra Shire Council was held at the. Council Chambers on Friday last. The President (Or Barden) occupied the chair, and there were also present Crs. Stanley, Skinner, Barber, Whiteman O'Neill, and the Shire Clerk. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. • .. CLESr&'S REPORT. The clerk's report, which was read, was as follows :— I have the honor to report that the balances standing to the credit of the various funds at 1st Decem ber were as follows :— Genoral fund, £266/15/7 ; local fire fund, £32/2/8 ; local streets fund £91/1/2-; Sanitary fund, £188/5/7 ; trust £86/19/2. Since last meeting finc^otices for outstanding rates have b'e\ issued, and as a result, up to datev v ^'.fol lowing have been collected :—gen eral fund £62/14/6" ; fire fund, £1/0/10 ; streets fund, £6/4/9. Leaving approximately £180 still due to the General Fund and £42 to the Streets Fund. The period speci fied on the final notices above refer red t...
The Doings Of The West. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 December 1915
Parkes lias now a Temperance- Al liance Association. ' * =* # . Dubbo flour ''mill has again com menced operations. # # Sleeper cutters are oat on strike at Binnaway. m # Recently at Molong a snake was caught wriggling into an hotel. # * =* Much sickness prevails in the vic inity of Warren. #. . =x- * Seventy nine point sixty four rate payers in the Meroo Shire hold con ditional purchase tenures. \ # * . * One Forbes baker has introduced a.n innovation. iu the form of an enor mous parasal to cover his cart. % -* Last Sunday week Mr. James Overs, of the Fairview Hotel, Fair view, died very suddenly. ■ * * * Dr. Johnston, the well-known Parkes medico, died on Tuesday last ■whilst undergoing an operation. * -* * Bandmaster Johnston, who re cently assumed control of the Dubbo band, was accorded a public recep tion on reaching that town. # * # An area of 280,000 acres adjacent to the route to be taken by the Coo nabarabrau junction line is to be thrown open for settlement. # it- * Mr. F....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 December 1915
As wcare being continually approached w'th requests to ^suppress reports of public proceedings—police court in par ticular—we wish it to be clearly under stood that we do not intend to do so, ir respective of person or persons. In a sense, the paper which we publish be longs to the subscribers, who expect to i get a fair record of all local public matters Dec 27 (Boxing Day), and 28 £129 PRIZE MONEY £129 Half Proceeds in aid of the Gilgandra Hospital SIX EVENTS EACH DAY. Including £5 and £10 Trials Principal Events First Day Opening Handicap of £12, second horse £2 from prize.. 6 furlongs. Nom 4s, acc 2s. Gilgandra Jockey Club Handicap of £20, second horse £3 from the prize. One mile. Nom 6s, acc 4s Second Day Goo-ee Handicap of £12, second horse £2 from prize. Six furlongs. Nom. 4s, acc 2s Gilgandra Hospital HHandicap of £20, second horse £3 from prize. One mile. Nom 6s, accept 4s A.J.C. and W.D.R.A. Rules Nominations close on Wednesday, December 22, at 9 p.n^. with the Secre tary ...
GOLD AT GALLIPOLI. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 17 December 1915
GOLD AT GALLIPOLI. We clip the following from an ex change -"One . would think the blood-stained Grallipoli Peninsula would be the last place where any one would be looking for gold just now. But some of the Australians ■ who were miners before the war have been engaged in gold hunting out there. The ground is not unlike that of Australia, and the practised eyes of the colonial miners detected auriferous traces. In four hours one one of the soldiers with his primit ive placed outfit, collected about 25s worth of gold." What about a '•rush" for Gallipoli P Broom© Police telegraph that (xeorge Auckland, manager of the Federal Downs station, 100 miles from Derby, was murdered by blacks whilst in bed.