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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA WAR LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA WAR LOAN. !Agam it is necessary to appeal to you anid ot'her^ employers th.iougb.out the ComimomweWth for assistance m raising a 'Loan for War puipose». T suggesit thlat your bung the matter undei the notice of jour empltoVjees, and im piess upon them t'hen eeevuty ot seilf demal by all persons in the eoimnunity 2. ]it is hoped that you will not deem ifr hnn mn^li t.nnnliln. ,hn nnlltinl from those of wour employees who agree to assist tHeir natne or adopted land by lending to maintain, and equip the heioie mei\ who are doing then duty at the liont. 3. This- J o'an is rssued on practicallj the same lines as the previous Waa Dwan. An extended instalment basis has-been airanged so that a payment o-f -5/ per week- for a period ci 40 weeks will entitle the subscriber to a War Loan Bond for £10 on winch will be paid interest amounting to 7/6 on 15th December, 1'J /'.' Subsequently, ni toiest at the I'atJ oi iy2 per i-ent pel 'annum wi'll be p.' \ every half jivi...
CALEDONIAN SOCIETY'S CONCERT [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
CALEDONIAN SOCIETY'S CONCERT Ovei sevontv menrbois of the Sreiety attended a'smoko conrcut at , S.rnd^' looms on Fnday last, the occasion beinfr the makrng^of semi-liiiiil (innngoments toi the Highland Gathenn* nnd ooritni intal to be liplci on Uio/ Oval on Amn vqisaiv J-av Altoi the foimul business had been completed a, nuinbdr of vocal iml lnttiumeiitnl ltyms -vveic rondcied by differ en* members of the Society. Tho piinqipa] contirbutois -w oi er'Mcssrs R' Gillios (Chief), T Com tney-XIood N. ?'oek T Foibp^ P \l JJfDonald.'.Gill, K. D Tnnsdowno, Piper -Major Slither - 'ind aii'l iMnst*) O McFailano tlie ac companist,-- bjomo; Messis -. Leslie Wil liams, L Singleton and P J MeJ-onald During the evening UpcTit ref i cshments «oio ^oivod lound iTj P. TVl^faliou h;iivo i donation* of C2/2 low-aids, tho iunds tor tho galheiiug.
LEAVES FROM A WEEK'S DIARY. Social and Unsocial Life in Tamworth. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
LEAVES FROM A WEEK'S DIARY. Social and Unsocial Life in Tamworth (By Urbania). Is there any life social or otherwise m Tamworth just n&w? If there is it goes on within closed doors or in hidden corners. Our streets are painfully empty, and our' days are filled up with the endurance of Jieat waves and a vain endeavour to' caiich up that lost morn ing hour of which the Government has deprived us ?'* '. '?' . ? ?? ?:?.,???;??? * ,? ? . ' ? * Every one felt the heat wave pretty oadly, though we have known muoi worse ones in Tamworth. If it is ..ny sonsoiation to know it Mr. Ogg, of fo e cast'fame, foretold our late expense six months ago, and it arrived quite to schedule time, as well as the Queens land floods It is therefore not altoge ther consolatory to know that Mr Ogg also predicts still worse heat waves a month, hence, just when ' February has wilted us as the flowers, of last week's vases. Weather forecasters doubtless have their value, that is jf people only had the fait...
ROUMANIAN CAMPAIGN Stubborn Defence and Attacks. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
. ROUMANIAN CAMPAIGN , Stubborn Defence and Attacks. (.1? outer's Telegram.) LONDON,' .Monday. The Roumanians attacked the heights in the region of the Kasine River, and after violent bayonet fighting, threw \-ack the enemy southwards. Tlie 'Rusao-Roumanians repulsed an offensive in the same renlon. but with drew slightly northwards in the Vadeni regions, after, repulsing with great 'los- ses several enemy attacks north-east of Fccunni. ' The Germans claim to have repulsed strong Russo-RoiiinfiiTian~attacks north ward of ihe Susita valley.' ''??
THE ARROW THAT FLIETH (COPYRIGHT.) CHAPTER. VIII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
THE AKIiOW TllAX FLIETII .GUYrTHORNE, . . . . % ? ' ' * iuthor of 'Mantrap Manor,' 'W^ei/'it Wus Dai;k,' 'Made in His Imagej' ' . 'First It Was Ordained,' ''& JLost vCause,' &c, &c, ,, „ (COPYBIGHT.) ?. „. . / . ? ' _____ CHAPTER' Vin.—Contimied.' ?-, Lord Ballina, as the 'ear passed, ja'a-w ? that ''Palazzo Riceioli' was engraved in the stone albove tilie archway. He had hardly -time to notice this, and to ? realise the sudden heart beat _ which, sent his blood! coursing1 IHrough ? his i-eins as he sa-w the veritable -house .vhich luuibo'ured the irirl he loved, wihen the stranger fetunlbled and fell, Just m tlie ether side of the car, but not sufficiently far away from it to avoid 'mpact. - , f There was a terrible 'bump, a racing of the engines, and some fifty yards away !Areh'ie, Remington st'opped.1 ' the .naehine, realising- thta the wheels . ha4i passed over the leg's of the 'hurrying* stranger, who now lay a dark figure -in«- evening- dress, wiith the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
ADVBft'TISBMENTS ' ''accompanied by cash- for this 'column are- inserted at the rate of 18 words for 1/, and (id . .io-L each additional, 9, wprdsw or part thereof. A'n additioriai 'clui'rgo of 6d is. made for booking. . _WAN.TED., J WANTED. — Good WoirIaiTco'ok; ^PplyT with reforencc to Mrs. Nivieon Ohio Walcha. ? WA'miICD~^Xt~lhinNe^\~Wgland Girl¥' Schdol', Armidale, Two Housemaids. Apply, with, references to the Matroi.' WANiTED:— Cook~ Wages' 25/. 'Apply; Matron, District Hospital, Tamworth-. VVANTEDV^Clban- Wheat Farm^to' work on shares, good plant. Apply by let ter, Farmer, This Office. WiAN-TED.'-tLaFge~Furnishc'u^ RdoliFcf Rooms, all conveniences,, near PePl stroct.' ' Aipply, 'Immediate,' 'Obser- ver' Office. WIAiNTED.— iGood~Hous¥m-iid WaltFe^ Wages 17/ per week A'piply, Mrs. Swain, Royal Hotel, Manilla. WANTED. — A Good~Piougliman'at~pnce. Apply, W. F,ulljaines . WANTED.— General Farm 'Hand, young and sober, seeks position, thoroughly experienced. 'H.-B.G/1 care W. A. Bou...
ITALIAN FRONT. Increased Austrian Artillery Fire. New Enemy Move Preparing. LONDON, Monday [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
ITALIAN FRONT. Increased Austrian Artillery Fire. New Enemy Move Preparing. (Hcutei-'o Teletjiriun.) T.riMnAxT Mr*4,ri»-.' The Italians report increased enemy artillery fire on the Carso, eastward of Gorizia. ' Keuter's correspondent confirms the reports that the Austrians, who are not heavily committed to the Roumanian offensive, are concentrating men in the Trcntino, where they are undergoing training in mountain warfare, with -a view to launching an offensive to draw the Italians from the Carso, where Trieste will soon be imperilled. The Emperor of Austria says that the Trentino offensive is a punitive move against Italy.
THREE TO ONE TO WIN THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
THREE TO ONE TO WIN THE WAR. The Allied will need si ' numerical superiur'.ty of three to one to drive the Germans out of France ami Belgium. T-iiey have nothing Jike thai superiority ^it pro-sent, iiv pointing out the fact Colonel Rcpington, the London '!Tiine»' military correspondent, ma'kcs u strong appeail fx-r sixty new divisions on tue West front. He says that beCo/c the war it wa-5 always considered a three to ' one superiority wa-3 iieces.-«ry Cor at- ? tuckers. ' The probabilitv-ir, Unit to-day .-suc'h an' estimate is too loft. Thi-3 ,w:ir has revolutionised all previous eon- i ceptio-us' of defensive weapons. Jt ha.-, evolved treneli warfare, which with ' barbed wire entanglements aud machine ' guns ius altogether a -different uroposi- ] ticiii from line' old ? Held warfare. The J'Ycnch and Brilich were able ' during the fir*t eighteen mouths of the strug gle when they were numerically inferior aud inefficiently equipped to hold up I he flower of the magnificent German arm...
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. Hot Sultry Weather. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. Hot Sultry Weather. SYDNEY. Tue-Mluy. Very little change ha-, taken place in Llw situation of the wjries cf dip^ in the sonars ot the si-out 'liijih'' ijres.-.uri' syb tem over Australia. Thoi,e tlopves-ions i-eproseutinii npukm-ys in tho nortliern portion of tho 'high'' have to a slight Liont tmiiol.rnl'.Hd tnrthcr southward anu broadened over Now Koubh A\«les and Oiwensland. iind witli tlibf-o dovoioi)ineiit& and the formation of a small centre ol tho 'high' off our centrnl coast hot, sultrv weather shouJd ho expei-ienced m this «tato with senttered thundcistorniis ,-nr,ial to tha north-easter:! unit. Af-- j iisting hi these conditions is another | small 'high' iiroifture t-enlrc to the | scutJi cf Adohiide which sliculd «lbO hu atisooiatcd with some cloud mid .-liowors ,„ Ihe i-oH't. The winds should be nort.Ii-u-.itt to noith-wL'st chiefly under the influence of tho ifeobsirs forming on dIip oii'.loni .-.ido cf the depressions.. Vutarctio condit...
SWIMMING AT TAMWORTH. Rescue of two Little Girls. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
SWIMMING AT TAMWORTH. Rescue of Two Little ,Gir|s. ' ' T^i's^'eveuinp: abo-ut 100 children and j'dults irpre U'ltliing iu&t bolow tho via duct. 'Ilivo little n'.rh uumed Pays and Cawliell got out of their depth jinrt tvitc '?- dnimer of flrriviiinj;. Luckily Mr. W. TTenban -notiosd thu children in diili cul-^ies And jumped in frith ' his olothes , oil. -and -brouirht the little girls out of 1 danger.' 'Another inoinwit and th« chil dren would probn!-ly have bet'ii drown ed. Tt wns the presont-ecl mind of 'li. Tl'-aubui Unit- s'ivi?!1! them.
GLEN INNES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
ULEMNWES: (Fiom ouii ConcsnoiidATit,^ Mi F: Val Wilsner, who has filled the position ot engmeet ito the Severn Sline Counorl ton about nine* years, has ten dered, Ins resignation, and accepted) a tanulai, position on the B.lu& Moun-tfim Shae at a salary^ of £400 pei annum) Mi Wikner enlisted. fo- nr-tiv« snnio 16 months a'pfx, but nevei got away, andi nas among tlie officeis recently demobi lised, t Mr. Geo. Atkins, the. well-kncw'h cour nng enthusiast, has suffered H a severe loss by having, two of his \i ell-known perionneis^ — 'Wflttlo Blade and Dais- v'liideS.— poisoned. ' The dogs w-er© nevei out' of tho yardf so the miscioant who did the deed must have thrown tire- 'harts o^ er the fence ' Last1 -weak-) Mi. W- Duncan, of Sdrrny- j s'ide.. of! Glon illlnes, had ysevoial. bullocks die under suspicious cu«SHmstn.nces, tlie sjnrptoms iesembl;ng!, cyanade poisQmng 'Ihe loss included three, bullocks and tin oe i dairy eo\vfc, valued at £60 ^eveinl stoims have been - flying a...
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA WAR LOAN. [?] Issue. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 17 January 1917
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA* WAR, LOAN. , J ? JV.:irth Issue. - ? I . The fourth .issue of the Commonwealth, war loan, is nojv available .for. subscnp- ' tion. Tho proceeds.', will be used, exclu sively ior financing- *tlfe' war. 'I.'1, am appealing to all elates of the cemmunity for assJ&tance. j 1N0 doubt you ha\p j;'cuis?ive,s; pr.i'le1 ed decijJv unon the matters at issue, but may I point out that not only aic tiid lives' ct..'ouj-,.^ojdjei-6viinp6r,itvlod',j but on liicVresult 6f;th_--w_r'der-onyi5'the If I ?rty of every individual in the J.'i-ititii Um pire. Personal freeclom and the rigi.t to j niiii\o ki.w.* rcint.ng to i'ondition. ol lit.9 | _iiJld.r«juRloj-;ii.on^r-,o\en '.employment il ealf ji,re\nt stake. Nay more, in view of tho slave-raidfe. ot the Huns, we can not say that defeat would not deprive us of association with tho members of oui cinn 'families, ll'ive me to ,|iid; e by experience to date, there is no eiid to the ruthlessness of the enemy. On overy grou...