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IMRORTANT LAND DECISION [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 24 December 1915
I1R0RTANT LAND DECISION A question of no small importance was recently raised before a country land board, in dealing with an ap plication for the conversion .of a con ditional lease into a conditional pur chase. The application for the con ditional lease was confirmed on July ' 22, .1887, for a term of 28 years from the date of confirmation.. On July- , 22 last the holder scut in his applic ation, and the question psesented it self as to whether July 22, 1887, was to be included in the term of the lease, or wb« tber the term of 28 years was to be reckoned as exclud ing that date. If the latfcer conten tion held good, then the application for conversion would be in time. The board, by a majority vote, confirmed the application for conversion. This question is apparently governed by the law relating to leases generally. !.t ha,4 been d-nnded by . our own courts that prima facie a lease from a particular day is exclusive of that day ; but this presumption only ap plies where there is ...
SERVING AT THE FRONT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 24 December 1915
SERVING AT: THE FRONT : The following is a list of those who have 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 Tneans can a complete list be compiled : \V. 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 Baen V. Bogie F. Brooks f P. Byrnes R- Biggs J. Broad Bert. Brown D, Blovves H. Bolder — Bolder P. Bullard H. Buckley •C. Beasley F. Brophy C. Cox J. Cox . E. Carberry D. Carberry S. Carberry C. Christiansen 'T. Cardew R. Christian T. Cm 1 lan 'T. Col an T. Ulancy R. Crutch John Clarke J. Christie P. Christie jCtirry J. Crawford J. Cameron R. C. Campbell E. Dunn H. Dalmain VV. Davidson J. Davis H. Dawson (died) ,J. R. Diggs A. Dawes E. Dawes ■Jas. Dean >G. Ellis Eric Eldendgc Lang Field Aub. Field ■Jno Finch •C. Finch H. Foran F. P. Fyfe A. Flaveilc S. Mead L. Mill, Gular J. Mil...
CASUALTIES [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 24 December 1915
CASUALTIES Private Dawson, died Liverpool Camp Pri. A. Stin^on, killed Prf. F. Hunt, killed R. Aldritt, lulled Bugler P^rsonsen, late Gilgandra, kil led. ( Sergt. A. W. Sewell, killed W. Walker, Breclong, died Liverpool Camp , ' \ ! R. Sullivan; killed M.Hains, killed Pri. F. Kelly, wounded, returned and killed H. Levings,' wounded Private Finn, invalided from Egypt with rhcx\mat|ic fever Cor J'. Christie, wounded, Dardanelles Sgt N. Lovett, wounded D. Wyle, wounded Thomas Berry, wounded Corp. P. Griffiths, wounded Pri. R. Mcintosh, wounded S. Howlett, wounded C. Simpson, Gular, wounded H. Wrigley, injured , E. Frost, Balladoran, wounded C. Paul, Mundooran, wounded J. Aldritt, wounded ^ J. Nel'fs, wounded L. March, died Liverpool Camp H. Osborne, died Dubbo McAnally, Balladoran, wounded W Smith, Collie, killed E. Skellv, Collie, wounded H T. Warren, Gular, wounded A, E. Wessell, wounded R. Biggs, wounded C. Gray, wounded H. Dalmain, missing ,_J. Jacobson, killed O. Gallagher; wounde...
UNIVERSAL NAVAL OR MILITARY TRAINING. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 24 December 1915
UNIVERSAL NAVAL OR MILI TARY TRAINING. We have been requested to draw particular attention to the notifica tion by the 'Defence Department of the Commonwealth, in connection with liability to register for univer sal training. All boys "who will reach. the age of 14 daring the }rear ]91(j (and are resident within five miles of a training centre) aro re quired to register themselves during the month oi: .January or February, and parents and guardians are held responsible for such registration un der a penalty not exceeding £10. The Necessary i'orr.-s may be obtain ed at post offices, or froi/1 the area officer of any training aiea.
POSTAL TIME-TABLE [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 24 December 1915
POSTAL TIME-TABLE 9 Owing to an alteration in the railway time table recently made the postal officials have found it necessary to re vise the times of the closing and depar ture of mails. The appended time table has now been adopted, viz.: Arrivals from— Sydney, Dubbo, Baliadoran, Eumun gerie, 10.15 a.m. daily except Sundays. Coonamble, GuUr, Curban, Armatree 4 p.m. daily, Sundays excepted Tooravveenah. Biddon, 2 p.m. Sun days, Tuesdays, and Thursdays Collie and Merigal 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays Mundooran, Wednesdays and Fridays noon Departures to— Sydney, Dubbo, Baliadoran, EumLin gerie 3.40 daily Snndays excepted Coonamble, Gular, Curban, Arinatrce, 9.45 a.m. daily Sundays excepted Toorawcenah, Biddon, Collie and Meirgal Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays p.oon Mundooran, Tuesdays and Thursdays noon Bulga, Mondays and Thursdays noon Kverton, Tuesdays and Fridavs noon New Berida, Tuesdays and Fridays All mails close thirty minutes before the advertised time of departure<...
CADET ENROLLMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
CADET ENROLLMENT. All boj's who will reach the age of daring the year 1916 are require ecl to register themselves during thev month of January or February, and parents and guardians are held re sponsible for such' registrations und er a penalty not exceeding £10. The necessary forms may be obtained at post offiees, or from the .area officer of any training area.
DISQUALIFIED [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
f™"n '■ * - DISQUALIFIED / At Nammiine. races ou Saturday /John Ifox, Jockey Taylor, Trainer ' Mot-lies, together ,\vith the horses British Colors and Lodboy were dis qualified for 12 months for suspicions practices. British Colors won the race, but it 'was taken away and awarded the second horse.
PROHI[?]TION IN AMERICA [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
^WrtWTfmTT'TATI I'M AMERICA /Chicago messages says, that it is computed that move than 3000 hotels "breweries, and distilleries will be ciosed by the the total prohibition order which has become operative in the States of Iowa, Colorado, Oi'egon : Washington, Idaho, Arkansas, and' j South Carolina. Many counties in each State have already debarred the sale of liquor under local option, California remains the only wet State on the Pacific slope, and this State will decide in November 1916.
BEEF CHEAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
BEEF CHEAPER. Heavy supplies bad a depressing effect on values at last week's Home bush auctions. 'Offerings were heav ier than has been the case for some time. All weights of beef were low er in price. A draft of bullocks from Messrs T. and J. Grills, Bungle Gully, Coonamble, made to £20/18, and steers from Mr N. 0. Kingsle}', Gular, to £14/10, nuclei* j the hammer of Winchcom be, Carsou Ltd.
RECRUITING CAMPAIGN. CORPORAL McQUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
RECRUITING CAMPAIGN. CORPORAL McQUEEN. Corporal M Queeu, who, in com pany with Captain Bill Hitchen, is on a 'ecraiting campaign addressed a meeting outside the Australian Kail •on Friday evening last. He is a magnetically powerful speaker, of the declamatory class, possessing a ;gopd flow Ot language which lie driv es.home with a force that cannot be otherwise than effective. He sketch ed with vivid reality the depreda tions committed by the Germans in Belgium, and pointed out that posi tion, from'a warlike stand point, was -altogether unsatisfactory to the Al lies. More 'men were wanted, and more men still, and still more men. The percentage of enlistments as •shewn by statistics, proved that whilst England' and Canada had giv- j -en 1.9 and 17 per cent, respectively i •of her physically lit -manhood to the -army, Australia had only contribut ed 5 per cent. Australia was at war -as sui'oly as the Motherland, vet, whilst in England, France and Rus sia darkness prevailed at n'ght, A...
MILLERS' GRISTING WHEAT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
MILLERS' Mr. J\ Cox, of New Breelong, has received the following letter from the Farmer and Settler in respect to the power-of millers to grist wheat for the personal use of farmers:— I have your letter to hand and note that you desire me to give you -some advice as to your position, Yc.u tell me that you were compelled to sell year wheat to the Government at 2s 6d a bushel, and now you find that, the local millrrs will not grist «ny wheat for you for your own con sumption. You desire to know if -anything can be done to comply with the request that you have made. I was charting over this matter with ■one of the Departmental officers and he informed me that the millers had come to an arrangement among them selves that any that were acting as Government wheat buyers would not grist any wheat for private fartneis, and they have entered into a boud of £100 with the Government in con nection with this matter Any mil ler, therefore, that is a Government buyer a:.d grists wheat in contrave...
GILGANDRA POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, DEC. 30. Before Mr A R.. Perry, P.M, CARELESS USE OF FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
GILC-ANDRAr POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, DEC. 30. Before Mr A k.. Perry, P.M, « ; n careless use of fihe. John Bell Stinson pleaded guilty to having lighted fires without pre" viously given notice to the adjoin ing landowners. Mr Kelly, who ap peared for the defendant explained that Stinson had complied witb. the act in evei'y respect with the excep tion of having notified the adjoining holders of his intention to burn. He had prepared fire breaks, and the nearest crop was some ten. chains away, moreover the land was bare of grass. His failure to give notice was owing to his ignorance that notice was compulsory. The P.M. | in finding defendant 10/ pointed out [ the necessity of the observance of the j act and the importance of notifying adjoining; owners of the iutention to burn.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
.r >• Wishes to inform the Public of Gilgandra and Western District generally [ that he has for Hire Apd is prepared to undertake motor trips over any distance. Reliable Drivers, with thorough knowledge of Cars. Every care exercised. The Usual Terms—Is per mile Address— Wrigley St. 'Phone—No. 85 R 9 To the Residents of G-ilgandra and District Having purchased the above well-known BAKERY lately carried on by Messrs McGREGOR and HOLLOWAY, I trust by strict attentionto Business, both in Bread and Pastry, to gain a continuance of thcLiberai Patronage extended to the late Firm. ;jr GILGANDRA and Telephones—23 Gilgandra ; 78 Bathurst Gulargambone Costumes to Measure a Speciality. I have on hand a good stock of Ready-made costumes which are going at Remarkably ILow Prices. Small Goods always on hand. I CAM, SLiacl 3DO, "WKUT X SAY X :00— X DO DO! I have had 25 \ ears'experience at the trade, and have come to Gilgandra to stay. Do not send your V/a'ch Repairs away, but take them to Sent,...
SHIRE COUNCIL ENDOWMENT [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
SHIES COUNCIL, ENDOWMENT . A proclamation in the "Govern ment Gazette" sets forth the classifi cation and endowments per £ on the proceeds of the general rate of the undermentioned shires for three years-commencing on January 1st, 1916—Amaroo (first class), Is endowment. Cobbora .(first class), 3s endowment; Gilgandra (first class), Is endowment; Macquarle (first class), 2s 6d endowment; Mar thaqny (first class), no endowment; Talbragar (first class),no endowment; Timbrebongie (first class), no endow ment; Wingadee (first class), no en dowment.
KILLED BY A RABBIT. [Newspaper Article] — Gilgandra Weekly — 7 January 1916
KUjJLESB BY A RABBIT. William Charles Fen ton, aged 34', a resident of Licicome, and employed as a boiler-itsaker at Eveleigh, died in the Bathurst Hospital 011 Satur day, as the result ofr an extraordin-/ ary pearifie accident. He was spend ing- a, holiday with his brother-in law at Perthville, and shortly before noon on Friday he went out rabbit shooting with, a pea-rifle. He was stooping down to examine a^log when a rabbit suddenly ]uraped out and struck the rifle, causing it to ex plode, with the result that the bul let entered his chest jast below the heart. He was conveyed to the hos pital, bub from the outset it was ap parent that the would be be fatal. He left a widow and infant child.