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OUR NOTE BOOK. Are we Round the Bend. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
OUR NOTE BOOK. Are we Round the Bend. The news from tho front during the last day or two, has been very encouraging. Previously the Allies have bean falling back, but in per* feet order, and the Germans have up to the present spared neither lives or energy to pierce the Allies' lines. The German attack in the last few days as lost some of its dash, and the 'Allies, reinforced by the second line, have gained a victory, and have _ forced the Germans into a position ~ BOiith-dast of Paris, jamming them 4»tw'eenthe forts of the city and the forces of the Allies. This victory may be the beginning of a new tide of events, and a victory from tbis ? new position, which may prove - decisive, is eagerly awaited. There - :- is no doubt that the British Army — for its size— as proved itselt the .finest in the world. Artillery and cavalry have proved themselves su perior to the Germans in every way, one could only wish they could meet in equal numbers. The Germans have recognised the fighting st...
The War. Sir John French Reviews the Fighting. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
The War. Sir John French Reviews the fighting. It is officially announced that Sir John French, the British Comman der-in-Chief, reporting the proceed ings of his forces up to the 7th Sep tember, says that the transport of troops from England by sea and jail was effected in the best order, without check. Tho consentration was practically complete on the evening of August 21st, and I am able to make dispos itions to move the force on the 22nd. The line taken up* extended along the line of .the canal from Coude, on the west, through Mons to Binche on the east. During the 22nd and 23rd, the advanced squadrons did excellent work, some penetrating Soignies. There were several encounters in wljich our troops showed to great advantcge. Reports weve received on tho 23rd tjhat the enemy was commencing the attack on the Mons line, apparently in some strength, threatening particularly the right opposition from Mons to Bray. The Commander of the first corps had pushed his flank back to some hig...
UNUSUAL REQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
UNUSUAL REQUEST. The committee of the Cessuock Jockey Club wore ' knocked bandy ' by a- request to pay the cost of a special train to the races on Satur day. The procedure could not be understood in view of the fact that the attendance has boon growing every meeting, und Uio train is u great paying venture. Probably the authorities consider the war might make a difference, and they are tak ing uo l'itiks. Magas won the principal evaut' ut Wyoiig Park races yesterday.
Cessnock Races. TO-MORROW. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
Cessnock Races. TO-M0BE0W; Cessnook races are down for de cision to-morrow. Everything pro mises to go off well, and with favor able weather a great day's sport should result. The improvements at, the course have been added to since last meeting and the arranoe ments look tip-top. The district starter; judge, detective, and stipen diaries will operate, and nothing should be left to complain of. .' Bullfrog' anticipates as follows : Flying Handicap— Lucille, Ben argus. Novice Handicap— r-Tarvine or Hop-along-Cassidy. Cessnock J.C. Handicap — Seaham or Alca. Park Stakes— Lady Gozard or Tarvine. Spring Handicap — Our Alt or. Eenaigus.
CESSNOCK SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
CESSNOCK SHOW. The following are the additional prizes wou af the Cessnock Show : — PIGEONS. Dragon. — cock, B. J. Milgate ; lien, R. J. Milgate ; any variety, J. Brown. Fantail, white cock, A. Corkett ; hen, A. Corkett ; any variety cock, 11. J. York. Tumblers, red-self cock, H. Jacobs : hen, W. L. Morris ; yellow self cock, J. Heltson; hen, J. Helson ; black self cock, B. J. York ; hen, II. Jacobs ; yellow muffled cock, J. Hel son ; hen, J. Holson ; any variety, J. Heluon. Magpie : black cock, cham pion pigeou of show, H. Jacobs ; hen, W. L. Morris ; any variety cock or hen, H. Jacobs. Working Homer, blue chequered cock, E. J. York ; hen R. J. York ; blue-barred cock, R, J. Milgate ; lien, R. J. York ; any var iety cock, R. J. York ; heu, R. J. York. Any variety pigeon, S. Fit ness. Canaries. — yellow cock, J. 13. M1 Geachie ; variegated cock, K Met calfthen, W. Howio ; Norwich buff, P. Crampton. Dogs. — Fox terrier dog, W. 13. Tate, gold modal for best terrier in show ; Australia...
Germany's Dream. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
Germany's Dream. ' After the Storm ' is the title of a startling publication issued in Ger many a few yeai-8 ago. It is intended to be prophetic. Really, it shows the tremendous confidence of the military caste in Prussia. With the publica tion are two maps ot the world. The first is entitled ' Before the Storm.' It depicts the world exactly as it is at present, with the British and French colonies marked in red, Russia green, the Triple Alliance blue, China and Japan yellow, and American purple. The second map represents the world as it will be (according to Germany) 'After the Storm.' The first thing noticeable is that England and France are shorn of the whole of their colonies, and all that remains are two little Ired spots, representing Great Britain and France. France loses none of her territory in Europe, but all her colonies are colored blue to show that the Triple Alliance has annexed them. Curiously enough, this coincides with what Sir Edward Grey stated in the House of Com...
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. New South Wales. RIVERINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. New South Wales. - BIVEBINA. Chanter, J. M. (Lab) ... 13,273 :;iFalkiuor, F. B. S. .... 12,856 There are 1000 votes to be counted. WEREIWA. *Conroy, A. H. B. (Lib)... 13,066 Lynch, J. (Lab) ... 12,382 There tiro 1043 votes to bo counted. CALAEE. *Piggolt, H.B. M.(Lib.)... '12,019 Johnson, W. J. Lab. ... 11,13-1 There are 1852 votes to bo counted.
Ellalong. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
Ellalong. Jfore honor to our famous district. At the Cessnock Show, last week, the first prize for the best collection ot vegetables was won by Mr. Harry Bridge. We are naturally proud of the capabilities of our soil. Whether it is our boys are be coming imbued with the fighting spirit through reading the war news, or whether it is a united rising of the blood of their forebears your scribe knows not, but certain it is that never since the days when the notorious Yellow Billy, the out law, paraded the roads armed to the teeth, were Ellalong young men, and old men too, possessed of such a desire to shed blood. Coats are taken off daily at every opportunity, and so many challenges have been issued that a kind of civil war is feared. Several fights have already taken place, and many others are to eventuate. Your correspondent has been acting in the role of peacemaker but the job is so difficult that for the sake of those dependent upon me I intend to take out a life policy. It is very ...
A Dutchman and his Dog. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
A Dutchman and his Dog. You vos only a dog, but I wish I vos you. Yeu you go mit your bed in, you shust turn round tree dimes and lay down. Yen I go mit the bed in, I hav to lock up der blace, and vind up der clock, and put dcr cat out; unt undress minosolf, and mine frau vakes up and scolds, den der baby Takes up and cries, and I hav to valk. him mit der house round ; den niaybo vliea I gets mine selfio bed it is dime to gel up again. Vhen you get up you shust stretch yourself a lecdle, and you vas up. 1 hav to light der tiro ant put on der kettle, scrap soin mit mine vife already, and get miiieself breakfast. You Way around all day ant liaf blenty of fun ; .1 huf to vork all day and hat .blenty of drubblo. Ven you die you vos dead. Yeu I die I haf to go to bell,
Magpie Gossip. Experienced in Training. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
Magpie Gossip. ? # ? Experienced in Training. A few days ago a military officer visited Turn worth with a view of en listing volunteers. ^A goodly number presented themselves, and the officer cast his eye over them approvingly with the remark, 'Now all who have had experience in training go to the right, those who haven't to the left.' As one rather weedy and slomicky individual was sloushing off to the right, his nibs ' remarked, ' Hey, there ! you haven't had any exper ience in training, have you '!' Quick as lightning was the chai*actoristic reply, ' Gor bli me, you don't Ahink I was with Billy Kennedy horse training five years for uothin', dp yer ?' — ' Quirindi Gazette.'
FEDERAL ELECTIONS. THE SENATE. New South Wales. (On rolls, 1,084,452.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
FEDERAl ELECTIONS. THE SENATE. New SoutiTwales. (On rolls, 1,084,452.) ?Gardiner, A. (Lab.) ». 323,006 :Gould, Sir A. (Lib.) ... 321,743 ::!M'Dougall A. ILab.) ... 321,238 Grant, J. (Lab.) ... 320,912 ;Millen, E. D. (Lib.) ... 319,963 Watson, D. (Lab.) ... 317,454 ;:Oates, C. W. (Lib.) ... 314,548 *Rae, A. (Lab.) ... 312,516 Cobd, F. (Lib.) ... 306,638 Smith, I. (Lab.) . ... 304,786 Prafcten, H. E. (Lib.) ... 303,739 Trethowau, A. K. (Lib.).., 300,792
Musical Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 11 September 1914
Musical Evening. On Monday last a most enjoyable' evening was spent at the residence of Mrs. Durie, Rawson Street, Aber dare, the occasion being a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Scott, of Sydney, who are visiting Cessnock on their honey moon. Mrs. D.urie distinguished her self as hostess by looking to the comfort of the visitors. The follow ing contributed to tlve evening's entertainment : — Misses C. and 1*1 Marr, Miss J. Durie, Messrs. Alex ander, Dias, Durie, Mr. and Mrs. Scott, Rev. J. Hunter and Mr. Alli son. Refreshments were served to which all did ample justice. The even ing terminated with the singing of the National Anthem.