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SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
SUMMARY. Anniversary Day Tuesday nest, 26th instant. Bou'ke Hospital ha3 a debit balance of £496 10s 5d. Tho South Australian elections will be held on March 27. The estate of the Into Lord Roberts ' Iras been valued at £77,304. Several cllicials of Great Cobar Ltd.. are now on holidav leave. Cobui '« wain business thoroughfare presents a very deserted appearance the^o days. Continued diminution is disclosed by the figures relating to the gold production of Australia. ' A report frcm Hill'End states that the mining prospects for the com ing year are particularly bright. P.M. Laidlaw had quite a field day at Bourke last Court day, there be ing no lees than SO cases on tbe list. The vauanoy caused in the Cabinet by the death of Mr.Trefle will not be filled uttil after Parliament meets. ' The Commonwealth will, in future, control all labor employed upon its own works. One of the worst dust storms tbat has visited Wellington for a long time past took place on Tuesday night laBfc. A larg...
Mail Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
Hail Time Table. I Timo of departure from Cobar Post Ollico— For Sydnoy, 7.30 n.m. (and when boiling lato tee 1.45 a.m.), Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Wrightvillo, 6.30 p.m. Monday, Wedne3. day and Friday. Loulh, Friday, G p.m. Badon Park, Friday, C p.m. Gilgunnia, Friday, 6 p.m. lit, Drvsdale, Tuesdays and Fridav3, 6 and 0.15 p.m. Nymngco nnd Shuttleton, Thursdays, 5.80 p.m. Elouera, Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10 and 10. IS a.m. Wilcanuia, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat urdays, 5.30 p.m. Hlotvong, Monday, Wednesday and Fri day. 6.30 p.m. Time of arrival at Post Office, Cobar. From Sydney, etc., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 6 p.m. From Wrightvillo, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 7 a.m. From Louth, Thursday, 6 a.m. Fiom Bnden Park, Wednesday, 6 a.m, From Gilgunnia, midnight Tueflday. From tit, Drysdalo, Monday a*-d Thurs day, 5.15 p.m. From Nymagee and Shuttleton, Wed ncsday, G a.m. From Elouera, Tuesday and Saturday, 7 a.m. From Wilcannia, Monday, Thursday ana Saturday, 6 a.m. Fro...
LIVING LIKE PRINCES. WOUNDED IN MOSCOW. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
LIVING LIKE PRINCES. | WOUNDED IN MOSCOW. There is no such simple and cheerful and open-hearted mid gossipy elty In all Europe as Moscow in the opinion of tho correspon dent of the New York Herald. It has the mutinies that enable It to yield unresorvedly li a great impulse whenever the moment calls. llusslau dnwnrlghtness is at Its Mi'Uigesi here. Moscow is the heurt ot Ilussia. And the In nil nl' ihe i-lty lias gone nut wholly to the a iniy. The battles are fought far away nil Ihe t'riintli.tv Imt ..t'.-n- itiiv trnlnft loaded ! with wounded come rolling In from the fron lUr. and MuHfttw receives them ub n mother ! icrviv.-s her children. j In aliiinst every street you see the sign nl Ihe lied Cross, with the Inscription 'Home inr sl.'li nnd VViiniub'd Wiirriurs.' Under 1 hi- iminaKciuciit of the Moscow City Council there are 31.WHJ beds ror the wounded, of ; which 111 the time ot writing 18,51X1 ure oven- ! pled. About 7000 convalescent men arc lodged , 111 Hi- homes of Moscow cit...
The War. SYDNEY, Saturday 11 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
The War. Sydney, Saturday 11 a.m. Tho Canadian Governrneut has Bent an icebreaker to Arohangel to keep the port open. Sixteen ships are frozen in, and their prospects of re lease aro poor. This is the only port in Knropoan RusBia opon to overseas oommerco. A German submarine torpedood tho Brilinli atoamer Durward, 1301 tons, off the Hook of Holland. Tbe crew were saved. Berlin roports that the Zeppelins which raided Norfolk were the latest typo, and that they attained a high speed and carried a large quantity of ammunition. There is trustworthy evidence that a motor car at King's Lyn and Tret tiabam used its headlights to indioate where the Gorman airships should drop bombs. The Swedish stoamor Drott was mined in tbe Gulf of Bothnia, when five persons perished ' Thoro is terrible distroas in tho Carpathians, and thousands of tho inhabitants, are fleeing. They aro starving, and hiding in pits dug in the mountains, whore they have been attttuk«i] by wolves. Gonoral von Moltko, intervi...
WILL CHANGE ALL. WAR AND EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
WILL CHANGE ALL WAR AND EUROPE. II i.- iv j .??rit-il in tin- newspapers that ladies in tin- luslii ? lib- world of New- York ar« nmuiii .ing I' irlal'llsli America as thu arbiter ni uiicit'ii'a i'a-hloiin. The Kieneh sceptic Is I. lid uuwa, and i-vi-n l-'riuch dressmakers are ?a uii' I11.nl. l-:uil I'nlnt, wlmse name has liguiv.l a i- Hi. h.u-st leader 111 modes, now .j|i-n«l.. h!v iitin- in I we'll his artillery pint at l:-li..rl and iiix Tails shop, which now makes nisiy army iii.if.irms. These changes are |-ro- 1!:. Hi- ...I a i'iia I'Mtiiiv, according to .Mr. I fiiiii. ..- tJi-HTsi.ii. u well-known writer de iM-iiMii l.v .\ni. .1,1 lii-mii-tt us 'the most enlg 1 i..:iUi.'l 1 .-ifiiialliy m mir times.' Wh:it':Ver I th' mil ? H 'f the iU'!-eat war. it 'will touch lln m.ii^.i b.'d-n.eii .if l-:ur.i|H'.' Mr. Urlerson as.-. il:-. It in.Hks Hit- inn ni an old aim tile bi-ginui.i;: ? 'I a m-w 11 a. a.s sharjily dcllned as tlii' i.assMii: I nun .me 1 ? 1 In another— and cloi'iu-4 the l...
Cobar Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
Cobar Municipal Council. The usual mooting of tho shore Counoil waa held on Wednesday even ing last. Present : — Aid Sutherland (Mayor), Morrison, Bolton, David son, Franoieoo, Duffy aud Woollett. CORRESPONDENCE. From tho secretary District Hos pital, Btntlng tho wator main to the Hospital was uncovered in places. — Aid. JBVanoisuo moved that the mat ter be referred to the works commit tee. He also drew attention to the exposure of the pipe line ou tho Louth road. ? Seconded by Aid. Woollett and carried. From tho aeorotnry District Hos pital, applying for ubo of tho Council Chambers to hold the auuual meet ing of subaoriLore on 29th instant. — Granted. From C. S. Fern, M.L.A., in rofer ence to Council's letter concerning lavatories aud water bags for excur sion trainx, stating hu would nrnko representations to the Ministor and advise tbo Council of the result at an oarly date. — Received. From tho Department of Puhlio Instruction, stating that the water now provided at the Oobar Puh...
THE LOUVAINOCLASTS. GERMAN REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
THE LOUVAINOCLASTS. GERMAN REPORT. la -i casual Inspection the damage dune 111 Lotiviiln by thu invading (iermans will ni'i-in much greater than the actuality, so ibe vpilcincnt i.r the commission Issued by tin- 'iSei-man Cnvernnr-lieiieral ..r Urusxeui iiMUires the world. The duty «r protecting Uelgian an treasures was Imposed upon this b.-dv nf men. and their report traverses the ??inuiid passed nver by the enniiuering forces, ai-d a careful estimation of Ibe ensuing dum niii' i-i i.ttempted. Church after church in Lniiviiln. ibe ti.wn hall. the. library, and vhalt-er noteworthy possessions tlie city h, s nr bad were examined, and. s^ says the -. i'iiii'I 'nil lovers 'f ait will rejoice to hear 1 it. with the excepll'.n 't the 'hniry. not 'nlv practically everylhlnii has I.een saved, bi l' ban ina the buildings themselves, every thing is in n-ultl-s- .?nmiii-.-m. * »«?;.' papers mis lepml may be read, and it con linu.-s in ibis vein: ??All these art treasures have been u.-,th.'i'....
HIGGINS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
HIGGINS. t'.'inical duffer, my pal, Charlie Higgius, He and in.- shared for three years the same '. diggin's. \ Always ii-huntinu around for a lark, 1 Time and again 1 would bear him remark: 'This 'ere nld world lakes you Just as you | take It; [ Life, utter all. is the thing that you make it: ' Hive it a chuck in the chin and it giggles, ' Tickle its ribs, and my wnrd! how it ! wricirl.-s. I Keep up your pecker when matters look Imd. : That is my mono, yming fellow, m'lad.' IS. in' aiouud him was good us a tonic, .Must have been born with a laugh on— just chronic. Humor'. Tin: hardest ot luck couldn't kill it, '? Qui.l in bis pocket or out of a billet, . Vou couldn't tell. He was never down- ? hearted. j liven when him and bis last farthing parted. 'If skies are cloudy don't waste time com- ! pl'inlng, ! Go and dig silver, it's there in the lining. Keep up your pecker when matters look bad. That Is my motto, young fellow, m'lad.' When the war broke — ''Now this Is a sur prlser.'' C...
COWBOY OR BUSHMAN. HORSEMANSHIP COMPARED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
COWBOY OR BUSHMAN. HORSEMANSHIP. COMPARED. Tin- Australian btishnmn is mil Io smile at yny mention of tho prowess of the Ameri can cowboys In the saddle. 'They ride in armchairs,' says the Australian, 'but It tihuuM he l)i.» nc In mind mat a cowboy Jerked out ol his .seat stands 'less chance of regaining it than if he were using the Aus imlian saddle. He this as it may, the an nual Kodcu, of ruuml-uii, of the California.!! ritiichmen unit cowgirls is productive of feats on horseback and also on steers whieh would take some, emulation. The Koileo is the cowboys' gala day, when town dwellers arc afforded an opportunity ol witnessing the dangers and thrills which fall to the daily lot nt the men of the West. . Thousands of men and women ride in from the ranches in the full glory of sombreros, l-1;u|ih, and trappings which constitute the cowboys' 'Sunday best,' to engage in the Kports of the ranges, broncho-busting, bull tiuttglng wild sleera, raeliiB, shooting, and express riding. The ...
War and the Woman. By MAX RE[?] [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
War and the Woman. by MAS PBB'/Vj.-J-.XC .(, ' I \t heon up to the ice-blink twice, and i was u\ Aliislta three years ngo,' snitl Tre vcllc. 'This bents anything I Imvc seen, easily. Wlmt would you siiy the tempcrn Uive was, Mr. Filbert — phenomuniii .witli out doubt.' 'About us miiiiy ili'grucs Mow /pro as you unit gH inio 11 common sweiir word. Look yonder on the shore. Is that ice, or miii F ili'p.'iiiiini' it 7' 'It's iee right enough ! Hi. my man. that's iee by the harbor wall, isn- it '/ Good Hod, what n sight! In the KukHkIi Chmniol, too!' The sailor enjoyed this spontaneous tri bute to the eccentricities of nature. Up thought he would witch them upon mi ex cbnnntion sooner or later, and he did so n-Jiunphantly. 'The harbor's going to bo froze,' \\-y wi'.J .Si'inlonieally; 'they'll be cutting of iv with sardine-openers— -at least they were a talking about it. Yon eould walk as far l.iathing-niiichines gin'rilly git out. I dace say you'll see some of 'em a-doing it now if your...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 23 January 1915
In Memoriam. FINCH. — In loving memory of our dear mother, who departed this life at Sydney on January 25th, 1913. Two years have passed and none can tell The loss of one we loved so well, forget her ! no, we never will. As years go by we love her still. We often think of you, dear mother, When we are all alone ; &nbsp; For memory in the only thing That grief can call its own. Inserted by her sorrowing child- ren, Nellie, Lily and Joe. The Western Age. ~ EATUBDAY, JANUARY 23, 1915.
GERMAN JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 January 1915
GERMAN JUSTICE. I J'uuishmont of cowardice^ifl the G#r omn army at the time ofrthe Thirty x ears War was Bo^avere aa ta' be fero cious. In the year -1642 the Swedish Ue^eral TorstensHon atormcd Leipsig, A force -undor the command., Of- tho Grand DuWo.LeoOTd-.gaYe him bfttfle before the ?gatcs^ ofuhe.cltyj but during. the engage iueot . the Madlonfeche regiment became SUUaOlJiV naot^Hfyf^lr^n mn.\. \ - ^uniahment*:. ; inlmedJately followed. When^the regiment had again assembled, 81? other; regiments surronnded it, and tried it by Court-martial . in the open Held. ^ Tho terdict was that the colonel aud tlio captains should die'by the sword, aud that every tenth man among tho non commissioned officer* and men should be hauged. ' ? Tho stern verdict was carried out to the letter, except that at the requeat of Leopold the men were shot, instead of hanged; Colonel George Madlonische was iK'headcd, after he had sought in Tain for u pardon. The survivors were con signed to quarters with oth...
BEES AND HONEY. CONTROL OF "FOUL BROOD." In Seasons of Plenty. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 January 1915
BEES AND , HONEy. CONTROL OF 11 FOUL BROOD.' In Seasons of Plenty. 'during a good flow ot honey, the infections diseaso . of .'Feul Brood' is not so uotieeublo as during a shortage, .but it can bo detected in spite of the 'flow,' 'and the Demonstrator in Api .culture vonsiders that where the honey is coming in fast enough to ensure no , attacks by robber boes when tho hives are opened tho'ayaTem associated 'with* the name of Mr. Wm. McEvoy, of On ..tnrio,; Canada, should bo applied at once I ty^iu\lisea^e(Lcplq^ie^ .which ax& atrongw £eUpug)- to coVnb, 7). 'i T h rtv. 3 y h 1 01 1 1^0 0 1 1 b! s t s *of shaklug 'tiie' bees into th-?-r :x-wn hives i^nd giving s tUemj-ffMine^roff f 6tiudatio^. a^,jtartew... ??TKeyv^u r e.^n Howard to bufh] jjonib'ibn tfii| for four days, the ide'a',beitfjj'to alWw' 1 the bees to use up tbe -infected honey in ! building the corob&and storing it iu the |:J;yilt combe. 'Tho combs euppoaed 1 to contain the infection are then re moved, and ...
SPRINKLE BORAX ON MANURE HEAPS. To Prevent Files Breeding. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 January 1915
SPRINKLE BORAX ON MANURE 1 ? HEAPS. , To Prevent* Flies Breeding. .As, a. result of experiments, the. staff of tlio United States Department oi Agriculture have uncovered tliat a small amount of ordinary-;-, borax sprinkled daily on manure will 'effectively provent* the .'brooding of the-typhoid or house liy without injuring'^ manure. Simi larly, the satno substance applied to gar bage, refuse, damp floors, and crevices in stables, collars, and* markets will pre v'eut 11 v eggs from hatchiug. Borax will uot kill the adult liy, nor prevent it from' laying eggsj' b^t its tnorougn use' will prevent aiiy further breeding.
MAKING WHEAT-BAGS MICE-PROOF. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 January 1915
j MAKING WHEAT-BAGS MICE- I PEOOF. .... ^ f I With reference 'to the advice*' about'-1 I making wheat-bags rat aud micej^roof, -which was giVen*r — recently^' in*irHfcds' *? Weekly Xotea,' Mr. Urahame Gow, of 1 INangar, Goolagong, writes that he has j found the i'tllowiug plan simple and re- j liable in keeping mice from eating holes j iu wheat- bags;— 1 ?'Jtub each bair all over with a. few I ? Imndfuls of sulphur. It docs not take much for each- bag, aud tho mice will never touch them. 1 tried this method, and they stood from stripping to sow ing aud thore was not a hole in one of | the bags 1 suppose it would answer ! tor rats, but 1 have had no experience j with them.*'
DO IT NOW. A Hint for Potato-growers. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 January 1915
DO IT NOW. A Hint for Potato-growers.' ~ 1 The receut heavy rains have set the ' soil so hard in some districts that it ia ot importance to potato*growera that Hiey -hou/d cultivate between the rows at the earliest possible opportunity, in some districts as much as ;t inches of niiii has fallen iu u few hours, and it make* but little demand upon the imagination to realise what that means 11. tne way of hard nurfaces, and of the unfavorable condition of thu soil where i tiie tubera are young and tender, or are ?ml only forming. The work is ot particular importance in the case of late sown crops. Kurly ones are already Jilting tbo soil as they expuud, provided, of course, that tho *oil is not iu distinctly unfavor able conditio!^ but the tubera on the Jafer crops are hardly yet formed, and they must be provided with loose soil for* their proper development. 'If late cropa are allowed to grow under those conditions,' said the In spector concerned in potato experiments, ?? heavy . yiold...
AGRICULTURAL. PRACTICAL QUESTIONS. About Maize Growing. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 27 January 1915
AGRICULTURAL PRACTICAL QUESTIONS. j About Maize Growing. Several issues that touch tbo subject of luaize-growiug from the purely pruc-' v ? tical |-oint of view were opeued by mom* bers of the Leech'VGully branch*©!' the Agricultural Bureau at a receut meet ?* jug, and some ot* them are likely to be of wider interest, k The dnspajttojr for 1 ihe Uiafl^t^hA^TOVii'&eat'^ cp-Uj^ ,,r; atte^^u-^j'thwr r^Hrtlts oi the^octir11 & . * fnrmers^vJcperiment plots, aud iiis ad &£ - . Jreea was tollo\vrtl_ by ;^'ne - i those ft?'; . discussions that f£*cVT apparent ^ practice to be rei'oiioilqd. 4 Cultivating Set Surface*. ? The lir^t ijueut put to Ihe Inspector \w»b, 'What woitll you advo(at«» duu»g «f there wan a heavy fnll of rain im* itH'diately after planting 11^126?' The reply was that a poor germination might be expected unleas the crust form ed on the surface was broken. After the ptotH wero planted last year there wa« « heavy mil of rain, aud tho ground w«» harrow...