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MAITLAND RACES. Rosedell Takes Flying Handicap. Old Dad Wins Again. WEST MAITLAND, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
? MAITLANO RACES. fios'edell TakeV Flying. H'andipap Old Dad Wins Again., WEST MAITILiANI), Sunday. ! Maitland races ? took 'place yesteraay afternoon -to a. large attendance. The woather was fine 6ut cloudy, and the ra cinc good. Results: — ? . FLYiING- HAiNDICAP, 6- furs. AV T. Nowkn's br m Rosedell, 9.9 . .(DAvies)' ? '-. .. .', - ? ? ? ? ? -1 S. Johnston's clu g.Mersma, 8.8 (Shanalian) ..'...... ?????? ?? ? 2 J, P. Nolan-'s br m Flying Fesvther, . ,7'.8f!(M:aher)! ? '.'.-. 3 Othfar starters: 'Oda Gun 9.0. Lord Muse .8.11 (all. fflb.}. Nw &w 9-0, Simcai 8.0. Rose of the Rodifield 6.7. Betting: Evens Rosedell, 5 to 1 Odd Gun, 7 to:l Simcai or Morsinn1, 8 to 1 FIvinH Feather, 10 io 20 to 1 others. Rosedell led1 into tho straight from Odd Gun and Simeai. and won cfiriifortalbly l-y two lcngUis' half a. length between sec «*? aim£& nffiicipS furSi .1 Jewell's ch m Double Strongth, ?? 7.9. nil. 31b. (Nicholson) .'. . . . .1 \ F AValtor's ch g Diflkmon. 9.0 (Fol'oy) ? t...
INVERELL RACES. INVERELL, Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
INVERELL' RACES. INVEBJiJTirj Rn+.nrrlnv TQie' Ihvereir Jockey Chib races \vere conbltided' tliis afternoon'1 in fine' weather to a' good attendance.. Results: BYdtON 'HAN1DIOAP, 6 fiurs: AV. Cog Stan's Hadleigh 8.12 (Bennett) and ? L. Reynolds' Sea'lster 8,-9 (Reid),, dead heat for firs,t.; H. McGraith's Nickaway, 8.41 fj^nuchton). 3V. 'Only starters, getting: Rven's'TIa'dleiKh. 5 to 4 Sealster, 4 to' 3 Nickaiwav. Time, 1.16J. ? ftM- »»u. off Soalster won by two lengths. 'Betting: 5 to 4 on Hadleigh, wens Soalster. SECOND NOV1IC30 HANDICAP, six furlonois: T. A. Sbirtbri's Arctic Light 7.11.CWarne), 1; AV. Hawke's Yetcot ,3.4 (Bennett), 2; H. iMunro's Sure Thing 7.6 (Coyne). 3. Other starters: Gunnel' Tom 8.8 Lady Cavel 8.8. Paser 7.6, Nor May 7.6. Equa 7:0. Betting: Evens Yetcot, 4 toU Arctic Light, Gunner Tom -iid Lady Cavel. AAron by a- longth. Time, 1.18. JOCKEY OLUiB HiAiNDICAP, 1 mile: Mrs. Baker's' Postfellic; 8.6 (Bennett), 1; J. Parker's Lady' Una., 7.9 (Cpyne), 2; J. Lerih...
ASCOT RACES. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
I ASCbr RACES.. '..- ' (- ' , SYDNEY,' Sunday. Ascot pony races yesterday resulted :-^- 'Encourage' Staikes, 1st' division: Hai; doe, Darlinfe 1 Kismet 2 'Lady Cahnen j. .AVinnery 4- to 1. '- ?? Second Divhion: , Golden Horn' 1, Electric Light 2; Tinvane 3.. AVinner,'. 6 to 1 ? . ' r il4'.l-, jHandic,ap: Roy, Queen 1, .Lady, Field-?, Princess Leonie 3.- AVinner, 4 to 1. . , , . ?- ' ' Flying Handicap 1st division: Cerise Colors,.'! Happy 'Lady 2, Suponb 3. Winner, 6 to 4. Sefloh'd Division. : JBalois \'. , Hpllywaric '2', Clovely 3: AVinner, 5 to 1. Maiden Handicap: .Miss, Petrillo 1, Carroi'eagh 2, Monolies' ' 3. Winner,' evens!? ' . , v 3j4;.2 'Handicap first 'division: Duko ..Merv^li-NiiHsediis1 2; Ettbile 3. AVin n»r\ 5 to l; - ' ' Second Division: Miss .Benio'l, Ro'so Aymef 2.' My Delight 3. , 'AViririe'r.' 5^to 1. . . ' ??' i 14.0 .Handicap: Themia. 1, Footprint 2, Rose'Game, 3. t, AVinner, 5 to 4. ' j Ascot Handicap: Alwyn1 1 Cobbanco 2, Pomeroo 3. AVinner, 20. to' 1.
BACKACHE AND KIDNEY TROUBLE. "MY KIDNEYS WOULD THROB, AND SOME NIGHTS I COULD NOT SLEEP AT ALL." [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
BACKACHE ,AND KIDNEY TROUBLE. 'MY KIDNEYS WOULD THROB. AND (SOME* NIGiHWS I' OOUiiD ij-fOT SLEEP AT A'l/L.' ''I suffered terribly from Backache and Kidney Trouble ufor about six years, and at times the pain was so bad that I would' groan with it,' writes'. - Mrs.' H, Burmeister, 12 Channel-street, Ballarat E., Vic. 'At times my Kidneys w1) U-1 throb for they were the weakest part or my, body: I was so bad at times that.i could not lie on mybock, and som nights could not sleep at all. I felt so weak. I tried all kinds - of- advertised remedies, and pills, but none seemed to help me !n the least, and I wa sreally, run down. A kind friend recommended »me- to try Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills, which I did, aird after' the first few doses I felt- they were going to do me good. I have only taken a small course of them, andfeel oxcol lent, I can sleep well, eat well, and do my household duties without' a bit' of trouble or pain, and 1 feel as happy as the days are long.' Dr. Sheldon's Gin Pills ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
PERSONAL. At-th 1st meeting of the Tamworth TamwQrth Hospital committee, Mr, T. M. Newman, the hon secretary, announced his in'tentlon 'oC withdrawing his name for nomination on the committee of the hospital next year. -Since the marriage of his daughter Mr. Newman lias de vided his time between her * no'me1 In VValgettand Tamworth. v Tits future movements being soniew.liat fcndertaln he had decided to resign_ but after 40 years' active connection with- Tamworth Hospital as comm'itteeman, president and hon. secretary he was persuaded to allow himself to retire with the retiring committee.' Mr. Newman has been con nected with Tamworth''for over 40 years. Coming here in 1876,- after previously re siding find practising, as a solicitor in Muswellbroolc and Murrurundi, Mr. New man has '-always^ been prominently asso ciated with oh iiiich and philanthropic matters', .winning .the highi regard of all with , whom -he ! came in contact. For many years he was Superintendent of St. , Paul's S...
TAMWORTH P. AND A. ASSOCIATION. Privileges of Membership. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
TAMWORTH P. AMD A. ASSOCIA- ' rinu. '' PhVile'ges of Mertibei-ship.' 'A special' meeting of the Tamworth Pastoral' and' Agricultural' Association' vka held on Friday afternoon to ,consid Jr the question of altering certain rules .vith' the object of granting further privi leges, to members', thereby enticing more- people t'o' join ,the* Association. It wag moved that rUle 3 be altered' o, reA'd, 'An1- annual subscription . of £1 ./ paid in adyan'ce shall constitute mem. jerstiip, each member shall receive a' nembership card, which shall not be1 :ransfer!rable, and -two ladies' tickets, such membership' cdrds anl lady's' tick 3t£' sha).l' carry th'e ri^ght of tree admis-' 3ion to the, showground on each day; t-'lady's tiekef may be'us'ed to admit two1 Jhilflreh undei- the ager of' 14 years in stead of a -la'dy: Members shall be en :itled to' vote at elections' c.f officers and1 3oramitteemen and on other business at' meetings, of the Association. Any sub scriber of £10 or' more in' o...
ISON'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
r ISON'S PICTURES. To-night at the above pictu're' palace, a very human , story will be unfolded per medium of the screen, 'The'~Making Over p£ Geoffrey Manning.' , The theme is an old one, illustrating the incapacity Cor work of a son- of' a- successful busi ness man. The woridne mit. nf tim play reveals many original situations, in cidents wiilch are 'very engrossing in these' troublous times of labor unrest and industrial uplieavels: Harry Morey, a' favorite in film work, effects a splen did characterisation of -.the degeneraua ;son'of the worried manufacturer, ljelie [Bruce, a pretty de.butante-on the screen. !'s seen as- the clever- student who brings about the much needed reformation of ithe dissolute youth, and eventually,.' by j;ier loving influence, instils' In- her ad mirer, a sense of filial duty and an am bitious business spirit. A sensational flre scene resulting in the 'destruction oC a factory on the eve of .a big strike of ;the employees, is one of- the many ex citin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
SPECIAL HORSE SALE. .Attention, is drawn to a special horse sale whicih. takes place at Tamworlh^on Monday. January 15. The auctioneers are 'A. L. Stewart and Col, who advise that there will be a' splendid yarding of heavy an'd medium draughts an'd light hordes: good useful sorts.* 4 About *'200 head 'will be yarded'. Buyers' should not fail- to attend*© sale; a^'1 they .will have n rare opportunity of purchasing .some splendid hoi-ses. ' , ? ? . ? ' BEAUTIFUL MIXED FARMING PROPERTY. BARRABA DISTRICT. On tne Hor't'on ''River, 20 'miles from liar, raba, 3 miles frdrn Horton' P. and T. Of Bce,' handy to school, 2434 Acres, C.P. arid'C.L., extra 'faeavy carrying and fat tening, all rung,' portion dead, 8 or 9 acres' established lucerne, more suitable, 110' acres cropped with wheat Abundant water supply, 2% miles frontage t-? Hor ton' .River, creeks and' springs. Well fences' 5 paddocks. Cul(ivation netted iti. ' Nice' cottage1 of' 4 rooms and' kit chen; 'large hay s'hed, sh'eep draftin...
THE WAR. "COME ON MEN!" British Private's Shrewd Ruse. Scares Off the Gemans. French General Recognises Bravery. PARIS, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
THE WAR. — ^ ? _ 'COME ON MEN!' Britisli Private's Shrewd Ruse. Scares Off the Germans. ' Frencji Gciicrai Recognises Bravery. (Ifanler's Teleg-rnm.)' PARJ.S. Satnrdnv. . A French general on the Somme cere moniously .presented the military medal and the cross of war to a British pri vate. Ills battalipn was relieveing the French trenches when the Germans attacked. The private awaited the German v wave till it was thirty yards distant, when he fired, killing six. A second wave advan ced and was similarly receivedj but the Germans gradually surrounded the post. The private undismayed dashed out shouting 'Come on men,', as if leading troops. The Germans retired hurriedly. They returned when they saw they had been fooled and were mowed down by the 75s, which the private's bravery had cnaJbled to come up. Subsequently the private was found nt. his post wounded.
New Gold Field. HORSE CAUSES DISCOVERY. Big Rush for Claims. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
New Gold Field. , HORSE CAUSES DISCOVERY. - Big Rush for Claims. .It is stated that a horso caused the discovery of the new gold field at Sandy Ridge, near Bathurst. One of the pros-, pectors, Mr. Alex. Gray, was chaslne»liis horse in tho bed of the creek, when the animal stumbled over a ridge, breaking off a quantity of qxiartz. -Mr. Gray no ticedHhat the quartz was gold-bearing. Further -investigation was made, which led to the discovery of the reef. Mr. Burke, the mining' warden, visited the scene of the recent gold discovery at Suuny Corner yesterday. He was ac companied by several departmental offi cers and prominent mining men. Tlie mine, which in future \yill be known 'as the Verdun mine, Is situated in the bed of a. creek which, runs into tho Turon River, the scene of 'the famous gold1 rush in the early fifties. The warden nnd party were much impressed at the pros pects of the mine, and were supplied with abundant evidence that the first rpnorts of the find had not been high...
ROLL OF HONOR. LATEST CASUALTY LIST. SYDNEY Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
ROLL OF HONOR, I - — — ~ 1 LATEST CASUALTY LIST. . V ' ? SiYDTSTiF/V Runrinv rho 2a-Jrd! oLisualty list issued on tint u-dn.yeontnin/& tho names of 65 killed in icLion, \\h)i who have- boon wounded,, ilKi -H-t- )ii. , -« New -South -'Wales killed in action: ,'rivatos H. J?. hell, CiDydon Park; W. i. La hey Tin; M. ?O.ivid&on, ICdeii ; 11. 0. .Rogers,' Homeibush ; H. R. ISldridgo, i\ognrnli; A. bj. Wallace Darlinghmrst: I1. \V. R. Maw%,-,.TCiU!b Kills; W. Oul ingluim. Mudgeo; R. G. Fisliwick,' AVa /?erley ; ,T. Msic E. Morrison, I^adttuigton iV. ,J. H pardon, Oootamundra ; AV. S. Moor©, Bozelle; II. G. MacDonald, Bal I nii.-i; T.'-.Slntar a^d 11 ill. 'Q. ; A. E. Richards', Sun-y Hills ; T. G. K. . Rush, Kngland; R. D.-McRac - 'Woollomombi ; i\l. J/ Pillnr, Tentonfioldi; J. J. Smith, C!Iarpn«otmiT.u ; A. Greenfield, Killing ivorth-; J. R. V-eitoli, Hamilton; E. I-ux- I'ord, TJralla.;- J. J.' Lover,. Bimvood; B.. L.- Smith,-. Canterbury,; L. Giblin, Wool Inhra ? K. R.. ...
WOUNDED THREE TIMES. Gallipoli Campaigner's Return. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
WOUNDED' THREE TIMES. Gallipoli Campaigner's Return. Sergeant Harold Piper, who has been invalided home, . was in Tnmworth on Friday. Ho enlisted' some , two years ago', and went through, the Gallipoli campaign.- He now carries with him the/ scars of three 'Wounds received on ait ferent occasions, and- on another occa sion lm suffered 'the effects of sne.ll shock. '- Ho is -looting well notwith standing' the hardships he has been through, and. hopes to again return to tho firing line , He says that ,cn the 1st of May, he with his company landed in the Peninsula, .where he remained for 23 V£ weeks. In October he was wounded, and sent to Malta Hospital, where he had a good time. T(ie Maltose ?were very kipd and hospita,blo people, giving them tea' and cakes whenever they felt inclined to call. In fact, they kept open house. Since his return he had learned that these people (Ihe Maltese) were' being, excluded from Aus tralia as undesirables, and he consider -!il- such action altogether...
THE RECRUITING SLUMP. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 15 January 1917
THE RECRUITING SLUMP. ?The military auth'orities were unable to send away any reinforcements for December! This perturbing announce* inent was. made at the Millions Club ?luncheon on Friday by Professor Mclntyre, leader ol the State Recruit ing campaign. It was also given out on the same authority that the Slate Com mandant had made an 'urgent request ta-the recruiting committee for .600 men iniitieilialely. '' -\V;hy- the true position hafe1 not been made 'known to the public earlier is one of those unfathomable mysteries, associated with the strangely reticent polity of t'he present, Minister for Defence, who seems to be under the , impression that an albsnrdly stringent censorship and an iimrliculnte -adminis- tration are essential for the- preserva tion oC- public safety. It has been known in .well-informed quarters for SQme li'me tlvat 'the greatest difficulty is beings experienced in filling.^ up the transports, which have- been departing at -much less frequent intervals. Some...