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BOLD BRITISH AIRMAN. CROSS-COUNTRY CHASE. LIEUT. MARIX AND THE UHLAN BARON. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
BOLD BRITISH AIRMAN. CROSS-COUNTRY CHASE. LIEUT. MARIX ANB THE UHLAN BARON. The British airmen in Northern France and Belgium, who are doing priceless worft in scouting and in directing our fire, are tell ing a good story about their colleague. Lieu tenant Marlx, the well-known airman (says the Dunkirk correspondent of the London Evening News). £lt was Lieut.Marlx wiio dropped bombs on the airship shed at Dusscldorf, wrecking a i Zeppelin and killing or injuring three air men.] He was reconnoitring over the enemy's | country near Yprcs, during recent fighting, and had to descend through some little de fect in his machinery. lie chose a good landing spot, dropped .there, and examined his machine, only to find that he must get help. There was nothing else for It, bo he left his machine and made his way on foot to the British lines. In time he came back with four marines. UHLANS* INTEREST. llound his machine were five German Uh lans. They had dismounted and were ex amining its details ...
Fatal Mine Accident. "GINGER" ATKINS KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
Fatal Mine Accident. 'GINGER' ATKINS KILLED. Word ivas receivod in Cobar a fow days ago that Mr. Goorgo (' Gingor') Atkins had been killed in a miner.oar Condobolin, hut no particulars of tho sad affair could bo learned. Wed nesday's Condobolin ' Lachlandor' thus rofors to tlio accident : — Wo ro gret to report tho ocourronco of an other fatal accident at Potter's mine yesterday evening, whereby a man named Goorgo Atkins lost his lifo. From the few particulars we are en abled to gather, it appears that the work of raising water from the shaft was in proceduro from 5 o'olook till 8. A square iron buoket Was in use for this purpose, operated hy engine from tlio surfaoa. By some means it got caught in the guides, and Atkins wont down to free it. Next he was found jammfld hetwoen the buoket aud the hank, lifo huing extinct. An enquiry will he hold this afternoon. Dmieased leaven a widow and several children, to whom tbe sympathy of the community goea oat.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
Jtiles B. Galland, Late of Forbes, TTAS taken over the WINE and ?LJ' COOL DRINKS SHOP, Pad ula's Terrace, Marshall-stroot, lately oonduoted by Mr. G. Budd. Cool Drinks and Wines of the Be«t Quality only served. I solicit one trial, and am sure yoti will then come again. Oobar Residents desirous of disposing of furniture, kindly communicate \ 0. W. GWYEE Auctioneer, Stock, Station and General Commission Agent, CANBELEGO. Agentlfor Queensland Fire, Mario* and Accident Insurance '0ft* ?? Lim ed.
Cobar District Hospital. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
Cobar District Hospital. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual mooting of Buhsoribers to the Cobar Distriot Hospital waB held at tbe Couucil Chambers last night, tbe president (Mr. J. F. O'Dea) presiding. There were also present 'Messrs. M'Donald, WeBt, Davidson, A Francisco, Gregg, Healy, Moody, Woollett, Hutchison, Kinkead, W. Francisco, R. Francisco, H. Bannis ter, Alf-x. Lilley, Duffy, Sutherland, F. Jennings, A.J. Andorson, Garretty, Padula, Jones, Dart, Dr. Letaherand Malipbant. The minutes of tho previous annual meeting wore road and confirmed. Tho president, in moving tho adop tion of tho annual report and balance sheet, t-uid it gavo him ploasuro to do fao. Of couiso llicy had not had such a good yoar as somo in lho past, chiefly owing to tbo mines closing down somo months ago. However, lho Govoinmont lmd been vury good to llicm, aud had mado special ad vances to pav tlio tronthlv accounts. Tho commiltoo had endeavoured to ho as economical as possible. The staff bad been reduced, and ...
The War. Sydney, Friday, 4 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
The War. Sydney, Friday. 4 p.m. The Admiralty states the report cRDnerning the sinking of tbe German l attleBhip Von der Tann is unfound ed. It is understood iu England she has been sheltering since a collision with another German warfbip. Tlio groat offnrt of tho Germans in the western theatre of war, to celo hrato tho Kaiser's birthday, totally failed. Everywhere Ihoir attacks wore repulsed, aud llimr lost oh esti mated to exceod 20,000. The Allied forcos rrgainod tho wliolo of tho disputod ground neiir Rlieims, and advanced in tho Vosges region, and in Alsace. The Germans arb also believed to havo lost in tho re gion of Craonrm on Monday and Tuesday tho full strength of a brigade. Tho British on tho 19th dronnod several bomlm on sheds at Ghistello, near Bruges, doing considerable damage. According to tlio ' Times' corres pondent thore hps bcon heavy fight ing between Bethuno and La Bassee sinco Monday. The enemy's casual ties are estimated aP2000. Tho Allies lost heavily. j A vio...
WHEN THE HONEYMOON HAS SET. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
WHEN THE HONEYMOON HAS SET. This dreary period seems to bo signified by the following ill-omened signs: — When lie begins to tnke more interest iu bat ting averages than in his own daily kissing aver age. When lie forgets that eleven weeks! ago to day they stood on the pier and vowed their Iovo should last until tho sea turned to cold tea. When Sho neglects to remind him that seven teen weeks ago to-night He snid that his soul had waited for hers since the beginning of all things. When a thiiil person can como without making a crowd. When tho «iucc of love fails lo cover tho over burned steak. When they havo ceased to bo utiisnnccs in a gathering. When He pays up his back dues iu the Con vivial Comrades' Club, and Sho begins to try aud improve her gnmo of tennis. When She concludes Sho really ought to go and see mnmma, aud Ho conccdes that He may bo ablo to worry nlong awhile without hor. When He begins to use plain JCngliwh in ad dressing lier, instead of the curious languago thoy ...
Court House Statistics. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
Court House Statistics. Following is the business trans acted hy the Clerk of Potty Sessions, Registrar of tho District Court, &o , at Cobar (exclusive of land agonoy business), and of moneys received hy him in all capacities for tho year ended 3Jst December, 1914 : — Petty Sessions Court Transactions: — Number of casos under the Va granoy Act and drunkards punish ment nrnvifcionB of Police Offences Act, 149. Numhor of Petty Sessions Court cases where accused have been arrest ed, exclusive of those above, 24. Number of Petty Sessions Court summons cases, 126. Number of rases committed for trial, 2. NumLor of shiroand municipal ap peals dealt with, 3 Numhor of applications for auc tioneers, &c„ licenses, 20. Children's Court Tram actions : — Number of summons and charge casea, 12. Licensing Court Transactions : — Numlioi of applications mado to Licensing Court or Liconsing Magis trate, Gl. Number of permits for additional | bar-room* and fee paid, 1 (£20). I Qnaiior S...
THE DISCERNING DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
THE DISCERNING DOG. What is to happen oue wonders to tho portrait of Lord licaconslield (says a London paper) which llismarck begged fiom him after the Berlin Con gress.1 It hung iu the Prince's private cabinet with only, two other portraits — thoso of his master, the old Kmpcror, nnd of his wife. Lord Bcacons liehl, on his return to Kngland, told his friends that when he lirst went into Bismarck's cabinet, llisnmrck » pot dog rose, wagged its tail, and licked the Kiiglishmnu's hsiml. But when Gorts chakolV, the liussian Kuvov, came iu, the dog made for him. And llismarck shared his dog's likings and disliking*. 'J must say,' he liau recorded, 'that in spite of his fantastic novel writing, he is a capable statesman far abovo (iortschakoiT. In a quarter of au hour you knew exactly where you stood with him.' Lord llcacousncld, by the way, spoke only Knglish at the Congrct3. He knew no German, aud, though he rend French, he hesi tated to talk it. especially among good linguists like -t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
Do, You Enjoy WhatYoy Eat. I If you don't your food does not do you much good. There ia no way to maintaiu tho hoalth and strongth of mind aud body oxoopt hy nourish ment. There is no way to nourish tho body except through tbe stomach. The stomach must be kept healthy, pure, and sweet, or the strength will go down and disease will result. Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules is lho remedy th*t nvorynne should t»ko when there is anything wrong with tho stomach. Poor appetite, loss of strength, nervousness, headaobe, bad breath, heartburn, indigestion and dyspepsia, are quiokly oured bv the use of Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules. These Tabules represent the natural juioeB of digestion combined with the great est known tonic and reconstructive properties. They simply do tho work of tho stomaoh, relieving that weakened organ, and permitting it to rest and recuperate. When you take Dr. Sheldon's Tabules, everything ^ou eat tastes good, und every bit of the nutriment that tho food contains is ...
LAWYER AND CLIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
LAWYER AND CLIENT. 'A man who acts as his own lawyer has a. fool for a cliont.' This ib a tradition caro fully kopt alive by our always-alort logal pro fession. But it is probably true. It is al?o probably true that fully nine-tenths of all clionts aro fools whether thoy act as their own lawyers or not. Indeed, it is such a perilous thing to trust nnn'x interests tn tho Bimerficial techni calities and artificialities of lawyers, tho cum brous machinery and tho dolays of courts, tho inilisponsablo ignoranco and stupidity of juries, and tho whims and prejudices of judges, that all clients should bo prosumod to bo foolish until they havo proved themselves wise.
THE THORN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
THE THOBN. Xo other oyes that e'er met mine Have had that deep yet simple lure — Kyes maddening as age-old wine Ami yet so clear and pure. Xo other lips I e'er did press Were moistened so with honey-dew, i Or parted thus iu a caress vj As mine sank softly through. . ? i' No other breast e'er pillowed me 1. With such a throbbing, rhythmic swell, ; As if, within, a restless sea - Of yearning roso and fell. Xo othor arms about 1110 thrown So heavy ou my shoulders bore, ' As though a lifo that stood alone . Could stand alono 110 more. i K No other heart I over met So evidontly for me burnod. With all my soul I lovo her, yet— I wonder whero sho learned. * —I'vick.
LATEST FASHION. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
LATEST FASHION. nn- Inn;; tuaie or overskirt, Fashion's* latest evolution of thi1 basque, in usually brought to within a few inches of tho foot of the iiiuliM'skii t ami stands away from it. Some times it is nit 011 t lie cross. Sometimes in a circular -hapc, ami lit tot into the waist, while sometimes it is of straight w'nlthn of material, either pleated, gathered, or darted in at the waistline. The smart costume illustrated above is typical of this mode, carried out in navy him* crepe tie chine.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 30 January 1915
In Memoriam. EVANS. — In loving memory of our dear brother Harry, who de- parted this life on January 31st, 1914 A fsuddcu chungc, at Grxl'scoimnand he /ell. Hi r..V, lime to bid hi* frauds farewell. Tim siiniiimn;} nmio without a warning given. That- Iwl him liable to mutt liU God In Inserted by his loving sister and brothers. EVANS.—In sad but loving remem- &nbsp; brance of my husband and our dear father, Henry Evans, who departed this life 31st January. 1914. Deeply mounted. Inserted hy his loving wife and children. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Western Ajje. SATURDAY, JANUARY ilO, 1910.
Magistrate's Advice to Boys. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 February 1915
Magistrate's. Advice to Boys. jl Two respectable-looking bova appeared - I when certain' names were called during tb« ? summonses at Worship street police court ? recently, and Mr. Cluor, looking surprised at * -ft tbe juvenile prosecutor and defendant, asked ^ their respective ages. , — ' Ho was told 11 and 12 years. . . ' /? Tho charge was one of assault, and Hr. a Cluer asked tha eleven -rears old nroseentor. CM 'Did he hit you f' 'Yes, sir,' said the boy. ' jW Mr. Cluer : Then why didn't yon lift hiitt The Boy : Please, mr, I did. . .v:;l Hr. Oluer : And not yat satisfied t I dealt ? like encouraging toys to eoino to a pafio* I court for summonses. If 1 1st yon have bMk B the 2a. you paid for tbe sotemonv J'* wffl la , contontP /.J The boy said he woald, and lb.. Qaer /((jM marked: 'Hat's right. Wfthdnw the 'flM summons, and if a boy of your ago and a*| .$S| too big— in that ease I would protest yoo — ? ' tfsj hits you apain, hit him baok. If I tnaah ' 'SSfil more piglish, and w...
A Bachelor's Nieces PUBLISHED BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT. COPYRIGHT. CHAPTER XIV. A PROUD MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 February 1915
A Bachelor's' Nieces, FUBUSHKD BY SPECIAL ARRANQKMENT. ^ . —wrA? Show Tliiddexi, Anther of ' Footprints in the Snow,' 'The llrokeu Sriil,' ' Hi'iuuili tin.. Wnve,' ?'A Bitter Birthright,' 'Tho Drift uf K«te,' 'Tlie Strni of llio Itiv.r,' 'The Lmat Signal,' 'A Hidden Chain,' ' A t'lMMi ! ry S will lii'ii [1, ' 'Hor Promis'i True.' On Qolden Hinges.' ' A Fatal 1'ust,' ' 11 ic Will and Hers,' At-., &e. OOPy RIGHT. - CHAPTEK XIV. I A Proud Motiikh. The cottngo at Machirun seemed dull without little Bottv Jioss, -lie was always so lively anil ready of wil. Her ( mother and sister did not think tliey | would have missed her so much. Hut ? she was one of those people thnt brighten uuv home. ! Ella mi^ed her bright little .-i-iter mure than she could make believe, and wns much ilolishted tw» days after her depnrture to Loudon, whilst her mother and she were having their tea in the pretty little garden ut tho liaek of the cottngo when the maid came across the lawn to tell them Captai...
SAVED HIS LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 February 1915
SAVED HIS LIFE, ! A good story conies from Chiua which would seem to point to the fact that John Chinaman has assimilated some Western ideas on tho virtues of the. art of medicine. 'John,' this particular specimen was asked, ' do you have good doctors iu 1 China f' * , | 'Good doctors!' ho exclaimed, 'China have best doctors iu world. Hang uiung good doctor, tor instauce; ho ! great, he saved my life.' i 'You don't say so/ How was that?' 'Me velly bad! ' he said. 'Me calice - Doctor Han Kori, . Give some uiediciuc. ' Get velly, velly ill, * Me calle Doctor San ' Sing. Give moro medicine. Me grow worse— going to die ! . Blimebly calle Doctor Hand Chaug. He got no time; ? no come. He saved my life.' ,
TO STORE VEGETABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Age — 3 February 1915
TO STORE VEGETABLES. ( The question of stoiing wgeiabJr crops for winter use is one that is often difficult for the inexperienced amateur to solve. Take such valuable veg»- | tables asYorrots, beetroot, and parsnips. ' An admirable method is that of building up a cone-shaped mound of earth and placing the roots horizontally between the layers of lino soil or sand. The top growth will, of course, have beeu re moved ready for burning before tin roots are stored. Onious are best stored on shelves in a frost-proof shed to which air can be freely /admitted when the weather is favourable. They should be spread out thiuly and not in heaps, since it is necessary that there should be a . constant circulation. of air between the bulbs. Failing this method of storing, , the best alternative is to tie the bulbs | in ropen, aud hangithcm against a dry i wall indoors, or, better still, from a ' ! hook /i.ved iu the ceiling. Savoys and I cabbages will stand a good deal of frost. I but this is uot ...