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His Mind Was "Sot." [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 January 1915
His Mind Was ' Sot.' *j A correspondent ssnda us ('Law Notoa tho following story from Mississippi. Counsel for the dcfence was addrettticg a country justice of tho peace, ono of tho ' old sohool.' Snid he, 'I rcaliso that X stand in tha presence of a descondant of. the grand old Huguenot family that emigrated from France to cscu^o from religions intolerance. Mauy ublo jurists have sprung from that familv and embellished the bench and IKa Kn» of tho Union. Thoir watchwords are honour, truth, and justice, and their names are spoken in every homo. Tho law is so plain in tbi* caso that 'he who runs may road.' 8hall I insult tho intelligence of this court by reiterat ing u proposition so simple ? Meed I say inorof' 'No,' interrupted tho judge, ''tain't necessary— I'll givo you a judgment.' Counsel sat dowu, whilo the judge with emphasis knocked tho ashes out of his cob pipo, and counsel for tho plaintiff began:—. ' May it 'please the court ? ' 'Squire, what uro you flxin' to dof' asked t...
Passing Notes PENCILLED BY "STOCKWHIP." [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 January 1915
Passing » Notes PEHOU.t.Kt) BY '8TOOKWUIP.' Generally tbo oitizens cf Cobar will bo sorry to learn of tbe projooled departure of two members of tbe local polioe force, in the porsons of Con stables Baxter and Armstrong. While tho former had not inoch utroet duty to porform— bis position as gaolor konping him otberwiso fully ocoupiod — 1k- still mado many frionds and was well rcspoctod, both by his com rades in the force and tho public. First-class Const iblo Armstrong, who goes to WrightviHe, has proved him solf n capable and oonsciontious offi cial, one in whotr bin superior officers nlwny.s placed tlio most implicit con fidence, and whom they could safely oiitrust with any duty, no mattor bow dolicalo. Unliko ono other member of tho Cobar force, Armstrong ijovor stooped to such dospicahlo tactics as planting in tho shadow of doorways to watch a publioan on n Sunday night. Ho would scorn such dirty work ns that, hut instead carried out his duties in a manly, fair and impar tial man...
A Bachelor's Nieces PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. COPY RIGHT. CHAPTER XII. LONDON, WEST AND EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 January 1915
A Bachelor's Nieces, PUBLISHED BT SPBOIAi ARRANGEMENT. Sbora fiuddeJf, Author of 'Footprint. In th. Snow,' 'Th. Bjckm 8m1,' ' Btneatb th. Wiyo,' » A B»t« Birthright/' 'Th. Drift a! ?»W,' 'Th. S.cr»t ot th. Riter,' 'Xh. L«t8lfii«l.' 'A HIU«n Ch»5n,' » A Oouutiy 8w«.the«t,' , *'H«r Promise Tru«,' On CtoUtn Hinge*,' ' A FcUl PMt/' J J I 'HtaWmwiiH.™,' t»., fc«. ' | ''' . * f ♦ : OOPTBISHT. CHAPTER XII. I T.oni-on, Wkut and East. flu: Scotch train liad just como into ' Kinji'i* Cross station, un(l the usual busy .SI-I'ML- was going on. The luggage liad lii'cn plnccd behind a barrier, nnd was surrounded by a crowd of travellers, s»me with trident anxiety de pleted on their faces xut the seeming impossibility of cvor regaining thoir own belongings from the heterogeneous dillecrion of trunks, portmanteaus, and bonnet boxes which the busy porters were blinding over the barrier as quickly us they were claimed. 1 L will feel thankful if we get out of j this station alive, ma'am,' said a young...
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 January 1915
SUMMARY. Saturday was Sydney's hottest day of the season, 10$ in the shade being registered. The annual meeting of the Co'bar P. and A. Association will bo held at the Gratul Hotel on Friday evening, 29th instant. Three shocks of earthquake were experienced in Tokomaru Bay, but no damage was dono. The earthquake iu Italy was recor ded on tbe Seismograph ot Riverview College. Wo notice that tbe annual meet ings of the P. and A. Association and Hospital subscribers are to be held on the samo evening — 29th iuetant. Why this clashing? The tclal lain fall at Billston for the year I!) 14 was 8.01 inches, tlio lowest on i :i'' 1 with tho exception of 1902, wlr i ' ly 41 inchos fell during tlio year. Tho O ? r-. i.lo bakers have advan ced tho i r ; bread to 4 id. Many cousui - - i- protesting, but llio bak ers m ili -? must do it or go out. Hov.-i ? . i. i- likely that tlio umpires will 1 :i Necessary Ccmmodilies Con- js'-n-i ? 1 y ? ! . Kirkpatrick, nianoger of llio ' ? 1 ;? clectric ligh...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 20 January 1915
In Memoriam. LUFF.— In sad but loving memory of our dear son and brother, Albert Hilton Luff, late under- ground manager of Great Cobar Ltd., who was accidentally killed January 19, 1914. We often sit and think of you, dear Albert, And think of how you died ; But, oh, it was so hard to think We could not say good-bye. Inserted by his loving stepfather, mother, brothers and sisters, Mr. and Mrs. M'Caffery and Family. MUNRO. — In loving memory of our dear friend, Mrs. E. Munro, who departed this life January 20th, 1912. Gono but not forgotten. Inserted by her loving friends, M. Clemont and N. Stanwell. &nbsp; MUNRO. — In loving memory of our dear wife and mother, Mary Munro, who departed this life on 20th January, 1912. Three years have passed since that sad day When one we loved was called away ; God took her home, it was His will — Forget her ! no, we never will. Inserted by her loving husband, E. &nbsp; Munro, and daughters, Rene and &nbsp; Jean Tbe V?«5tsrt...
The War. SYDNEY, Thursday. 9 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
The War. 8TDMBT, Thursday. 9 ft.m. Two zpppellnt passed over Yar mouth yesterday evrriing, and Eve brmlw were dropped in Hie town. Tliroo persons were killed and several injured, whilo many bousea wore nlmtterod. From Yarmouth the air RhipB mnde their way to Sherriug ham. in Norfolk, where two bombs were dropped, but with less damage thAii at Yarmouth. The zoppolina ren died King's Lyn. nt tho inoutli of the river Ouae, at 10 30 p.m., and dropped four hnmri8, then prnoeeding towards Sandringham, near which ucveral bombs were dropped. When passing over Yarmouth at 8.30 p.m. the engine of one of the machines wrp plainly heard. One of the bombs fell on tho Ben front, another on the south quay, a third near tV-e Brill Hall, and a fourth at Trinity Depot. One of the victims bad bis bead blown off. After 10 minutes the air erafta eacfvpod in the darkness. According to a report by a corres pondent at Amsterdam, three zeppo line worn olmerved paRsing ovor Tor solieUitic, a. chain of islands...
"KILL THE CUNNING ENGLISH." [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
'KILL THE CUNNING ENGLISH.' The Crown Prince Ruperl of Bnvitrla (brother of the Queen of the Belgian!:), who commands. the 6th German Army Corps, has Issued the following Army Order:— 'Soldiers or the' Sixth Army, we arc fortu nate In having .opposed to us English troops, troops of that people whose envy has been at work for years to surround us with enemies in order to strangle us, and to whom we owe the present bloody war. Now that WU IllfUl IIIUII1, lane luiiiioum iui n-»- - ? - — ™ of the enemy and .for all our sacrifices. Show them that It Is not so' easy to wipe out Ger mans, now that we aro face to face with tho enemy who is the greatest obstacle to peace. It may be recalled that the Kaiser said: 'I should like the English to meet the Bava rians just once.' ? ^ ? , What It Stood For.— 'Have you any ''suit, eggs?' asked the American In London, xes, mum, plenty.' said the clerk. 'Their 1 w ih 1 hen on 'em are fresh.' 'I don't see nn- .lien on them.' said Mrs. X ? , looking 'rou...
HOSPITAL STORIES. THE WAITING WIFE AT DUSSELDORF. 800 DEAD IN TURNIP FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
HOSPITAL STORIES. THE WAITING WIFE AT DUSSELDORF. 800 DEAD IN TURNIP FIELD. We were 11 innrry part;.- -.r six In a bid ,-f.nni (if the Hotel des Elr.msers. at 1- ? . ivhifh lind been commandciri'd i-y the I-Yeinr niilborltips to serve the purpi-i- n! n inln ti'i. hospital (writes Professor .1. 11. Mor win in the I.nnAVin Dally r;lin.nl.-!i--. P«iit nf tin- company, now on tin' high mad to nr.nvnliwMicc, wi-re si-aled nt a dcnl tai.lt playing cards, and a pilvato «r the -71st U«' Rinipiil nf Infantry was shiHTIIng the pack, on a icace footing he was 11 plimib'T in P::l!s ll-.ulllllr thill IcISllll'iV I'XiHtl'IHe Wlllril i- supposed to be on.- or Hi.- principal charnH r.-' his vocation. Wo hud hern talking --r Iho orchestra of battle— the overt uri' by the ar llll«ry. tho shriek of (In- she'ls. followed by tin- ??stuttering' of the mltrnlllviisp. and the I.ikskIiik of the ritle bullets. Tin: symphony o: war must be very like Wagnurlan opera -It reminded me of nnthlnc .-' much as the '...
EMPTY ATLANTIC. BIG VESSELS WITHDRAWN. NORTH SEA CLOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
EMPTY ATLANTIC. BIG VESSELS WITHDRAWN. NORTH SEA CLOSED. With only twenty-nhiR steamships shown on the chart this week the lanes of the North Atlantic Ocean are practically devoid of large ate, unships, as the term Is applied in these days, says the New York Herald of November IS. None of the English lines has its largest and fastest vessels In service, and the withdrawal of tun mlddle-slzcd passeu ucr carriers continues from day to day. With this withdrawal has arisen the prac tice of chartering steamships, from other lines and the Cunard line now has two veB 'U'lS 011 Kit QUICUUIVO mi»v m.w W....I.U vj other companies. The Orduna Is one of these She reached New York last week for' the first time In her history for she was built to run through the Panama Canal, in rnuteK between England and the west coast of South America. Another suen steamship is the Transylvania, owned by the Anchor line but also turned over to the Cunard line for service. She Is malting her maiden voy m'i- and ...
HUNGER AND EXHAUSTION. SAD STORY FROM DEAD GERMAN HORRORS OF THE TRENCHES. A GHASTLY DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
HUNGER AND EXHAUSTION. SAD STORY FROM DEAD GERMAN HORRORS OF THE TRENCHES. A GHASTLY DIARY. lien: l» the story of a liermaii private who was found dead in a trench — not dead fiom wounds, but from starvation — and this story, In the form of a dally Journal kept appar ently up to the last dav. was found on him, wiy« the Pnrls correspondent »f the New York World. It begins with the advance of thK Crown l'rlnces army upon me .Manic al ter the battle of Charlerol and the fall of l^inigwy. It covers the battle or the .Mnriii and the greater part of the uitmi-algii In the Alsne: — Yesterday was a day of rejoicing. ''»' llrst army lias pushed back the French, de feated a division of English cavalry, and- Is before the gates of Paris. In Russia our troops have taken 150,000 prumncrs. The joy would huve been greater If we had had something to cat. Our division leaves for Maraon Stamand and Uossuet, where we are to bivouac beforo crossing the Manic to morrow. Wo hope to get rations there. Wi!...
HER DEATH WARRANT. TURKEY AND THE WAR. PILED UP PROVOCATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
HER DEATH WARRANT. TURKEY AND THE WAR. PILED UP PROVOCATIONS. Turkey'* abrupt entry Into the war may lln Hie opinion of u New Xork paper) precipi tate that punishment foreseen by a writer in the Paris Figaro ua a result of her recent ?ilirosation of treaty rights with regard to her foreign residents. The treaties with the l'owers, by which foreigners were not Uab;e in tnxiiputlon tuxes ami by which oficnccs uf aliens lay outside Turkish Jurisdiction, are abrogated, loreign post offices arc suppressed, and thu Customs duties increased. When the announcement of this intention was made some American Journals noted It with re pressed irritation. uui mere ia nu ?»??« uiodllled feeling In the tone of French com ment, which may be said not unfairly to represent the point ol view of the Allies, in Iho absence ot uu Oriental statement of the c-ise we are eonlined to opinion on one side. , Turkey hurls defiance at all Europe, says the Figaro writer, and he culls attention to the fact that eve...
CHINA AND JAPAN. TAKING OP KIAO-CHAU RESENTED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
CHINA AND JAPAN. TAKING OF KIAO-CHAU RESENTED. This is .1 land of lnniciitiilhinii, sayi- Ihe .*, I'cklns correspondent of the New ^ ''?'« -i I; Herald, writing on October 7. China sheds ? £ tears of bitter regret because she hn» n-J 5 X; ntl'cient army, because she has lai-'noncy i' f, tint what army she has upon 11 war footing, ;v and because: the lack In those two dlrccl'oi.s !j'i has contributed Io the I.ms i.f ihe province a nf Shunliiim. ' 'J'h«re !s Mot a Chinese native win; does no believe ilmt Sbaiituui: Iiiih be';n Ji'.pannec1 i'Vivi it-ore effectively than .Maiu-lii-ria. I ' tell the nvorw Chinaman that .Inpi'.n will adhere to lur declarilloiis that she will al Idc by the teriv.s cf Ihe Aii::lo-.lupa'ie»e alliance and preserve llic inl.-irrity of China, is to ..no. voke ?ronlci) suiTiiwh— and m»re te-.'is 'iiumlllailon!' shrieked an American '-hi- catcd Chinese at me the other day with pas sion which almost burst him. 'Why, humilia tion is not the word n- describe wlmt Is...
ENGLAND IN WAR TIME. PRIDE IN THE EMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
ENGLAND IN WAR TIME. . PRIDE IN THE EMPIRE. A lutly who is it leading member 01 ilic uluir 01 lieuioru College lor Women, uf Luniioii University, 'w rues to her uroiuer in uci '''!'!I1' ullUor 'ut-; *ovcml,cr 1.', as 101 'We, iiuvc sol so used tu stranau things happening tliut lie iiceepi InconvcUientta ? with meekness. 'ihu local policeman bus Jusl reproved me iur silting at mgni wall i.n urawn blinds, as u u ^cppc.iu inignt be uriiun on like a molli to a caniliu! Uu lt;cl our ;icnii-dni-kness not a little ilcwesaliig, linn rather ubsuru-und what 1 ininu more is mm it gives the Berlin bully an Idea thai w., are silling trembling In Louuuii lor icar ui mo Huns, wblle, really, our Uitlleulty la to realise tlmi guns ure killing our i,.jor 'rummies wltb iii aw mile*, unbound we are entirely ic moved, not only Horn thu dangers, but even from tile inconvenience, of war! The whole business would be lilercillble It it were, not tor Ibe Krowlns bunds'of khukl aoidiers march ing through the ...
PASSED OUT. DOCTORS REJECT ANATOLE FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
PASSED OUT. DOCTORS REJECT ANATOLE FRANCE. Anatoli France, tho famous Iitterateur.pre sented himself at the Recruiting Bureau,' Paris, and, despite his 70 years, demanded that he be permitted to enlist for service at the front. He wns required to suDmtt to tho usual medical examination, and failed to I'ass It. Thereupon the Colonel command ing the recruiting station lnforpied M. l-Vunce with mnny apologies, that it was Im possible to accept him for ony branch of the active, service. ? M. France left In high dudgeon declaring that he wns determined to find out whether a man could not volunteer for his country regardless of the opinions of mere medicos.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
'Mamma's Going jo Wash Me with RexonaSoap.' Baby's chief charm ffi in his soft and lovely Bkin. To acare that pur ity and delicacy of elJ health, use Eexooft Skin and FaoilSoap. Washing with Rexla Soap, first takes away all impuritind dirt, then softens the skin cellipd aots as a tonio upon the cutioj-BO that tho elaBtioity is strengthen and the re sult gives the soft bloonjf health that we see in early youtH, Nothing so promotes nnd malntai«be purity of I ho complexion, handsAd hair under alltoonditions as does Rpna Skin and Facial Boop. Ik exceln purity, de lioioue, and rragrnncejpr it is medi cated on the sumo pjoiples as the famoUB Rexona Oiutrdt. Price 1/ per tablet. | . When our Sale flag flying; the prices are low. — M'Gjh and Pow derly, Mercery Pieoiltg.*1 ? yHiLii TfiE Pure Alcoholic Beverage
Cobar District Hospital. THE ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
Cobar District Hospital. THE ANN UAL MEETING. Subscibors to the Cobar District Hospital are reminded that the annual meeting of that Institution will be hold in tho Council Chambers on Friday, January 29, at 8 p.m. Tho main business is to receive and adopt tho annual report and balance sheet, oleofc a now committee of 12, and two auditors. Subscribers of 10a are entitled to vote, and an election will be bold if there are moro nominations than aro required. Ib is expected the meeting will bo well attended, and a deep interest shown iu the welfare of the institution.
LOTS OF FUN. HAPPY IN THE CAMEROONS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
LOTS OF FUN. HAPPY IN THE CAMER00NS. A nav:.J ..nicer, who has been doing duty in the raiiic-roons, writing home, says:— I have been in command of an armed lug nearly all the time, and doing various recon nolliliii.- trips up and down the creeks which aliound in Ihe Cameroon River. These creeks are always surrounded cither by mangrove swamps or thick bush on each side, nnd are of varying width, sometimes about 300 yards, and at others about GO. It Ik quite impos sible ever to see the enemy, and the first Intimation one has of his presence Is when ho lets go at you. and even then you can't see tho blighter. The other day, at a place called I'ittl. thev let ns get within 100 yards of them and then fairly hailed on us! We have Kin. steel pro tective plating round the upper deck and bridge, and their bullets went through it like paper. I got hit Just below the eve bv a splinter, and the bloke standing beside 'me had his. eye removed altogether, poor devil He wns a signalman, and though ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
Yes, M'Grath and Powderlys' Sale is on. We want to sell. We're going to Bell. Our prices will do that.* We have the men, also tho material, to enable us to do good work on cycles or cars. — H. Dogger, Lins ley-street. 1 Tyres vulcanised, bars fitted, wheels repaired, or any ? class of motor or ovole work. — H. DoGQER, Linsley Btreeb.4 You oan make the besf purohasea in children's footwear and hoBiery at A. B. OAMfBELTj'S.*. . Mr. A. 0. Johnston, dentist, will resume praotice in Oobar on January 28th.* Oobar Residents desirous of disposing of furniture, kindly communicate 0. W.GWYER Auctioneer, Stock, Station and Gtneral Commiuion Agent, CANBELEGO. Agent'for Qaeenslana Fire, Marina and Aooident Inguunoo Oo Urn ed. ''?....?