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COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. Sultry Cloudy Weather. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 2 January 1917
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY. ' Sultry Cloudy Weather. SYDNEY. Mondav. The favorable indications for fain and thunder over a considerable area of eastern Australia, shown on Saturday's chart are again depicted to-day, and if anything with some intensification. At fl a.m. the closed curve depression deve lopment in the monsoonal low pressure was situated in the Carpentarian and central districts of Queensland. So' far j light to heavy rain has been recorded | in coastal and eastern Queensland It is not possible to say whe ther it will spread definitely 'to other parts of that State owing to limited data. In New South 'Wales there have been light and moderate falls with some thunder in the central western aiid central 'northern, districts, but scattered in the western districts. A great degree of cloudiness obtained. This is owing to the pressure over the southern ocean lacking the -'necessary energy to successful}' co-operate with the depression. The same reasoning applips.to the present...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 2 January 1917
IN MEMORIAM. BURTON. — In loving memory' of my dear husband and our- father, Albert Burton,' who departed this life Janu ary 2nd, 1912. &nbsp; &nbsp; A father true as ever breathed ; , Passed away from- earth, But memory lives .-within the hearts Of those who knew his worth . &nbsp; &nbsp; inserted by his loving wife and child ren. FUNERAL NOTICE. THE Friends of the late Daniel O'Con nell, 'Rockvale,' Attunga, are respect fully invited to (attend his funeral to leave Tamworth District Hospital 2.30 this day (Tuesday), for St. Nicholas Church, thence to R.C. Cemetery, West Tamworth. J. R. LEGGETT, &nbsp; Undertaker.
LATEST CASUALTY LISTS. Dead 101, Wounded 87. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 2 January 1917
LATEST CASUALTY? LISTS. [/,. . Dead 101, Wounded 87., SYDNEY, Monday. Ttfie 259th casualty list gives tho total for ' all States Jus: Killed in action 40, accidentally killed' 2, died of Wounds or other causes 11, wounded 59, .'nissing 7, sick 18, prisoner of war 2, oturned to duty 759. N«JW SQTJiTtfl 'WALES. Killed in action: Sapper Overend (North Sydney), F. H. Smith (Mona Vale)', W. Gross (Hurstville), M. Smith (Woolwich), Private H. J. Whether '(.Balhiaih), R. Daffon (England). Atecidenltally killed: Driver D, Gra ham (Annandale). (Died of wounds or other causes: Sap per A. Thurygill (England), Private W. Walsh (South Grattpn), Company-Gorgt. Major A. Wood (Liverpool) ActiQorpl. J. Ford (Gunnedah), Private C. Da vies (Cessnock), F. McNafnara- (Parramatta) , 111': Driver 'M. J. Kenny (Patterson). Wounded: Driver A. Veal f Newcastle1) Private It. Bates (West Maitland), A. ?Pitzgibbon (Quirlndi), Private E. Little (Hillgrove), V. Ryan (Wallangarra), J. Mason. (Tamworth), Bunn CNort...
TAMWORTH P.P. DISTRICT STOCK MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
TAMWORTH P.P. DISTRUST STOCK MOyE^E^TS. , ' '2 Bulls, Willow Tree to Manilla : ^A. jJ. Park, owner; per rail. ,'' . .'-, ' 200 -Ewes, Yarraman North .to Flem ington: H. C. Carter,- owner ;_ser rail. 3.632 Wethers,' Ohio, Walcha, to Nebea, Coonamible: ' H. ~F.' 0-m,pe ' .owner; -J. fllcStCenna in charge., ? # , , 1'937 Mixed Sheep,' Sunnyslde,- Arani- dale to Merah North: T. Kfilght, owner; fj. An.derson in charge. , ' 7Mjincoln Bams, Bena'emeer to Tarn worth ;'W. B^ Pryor, o\ner; G. Edwards in charge. ' _ - ? ?' 4 1440 Wethers, Fairview, Armidale to Comejiby-Chanice: ,T. ^ and - J. .Grills, owners; W..Love In charge. 5000 Wethers, Sentr^ffipx, ^Armidale to' Hargraves:' W. J.^'Muftlck,'' owners P. Hunt, in charge. ' , T ' 17Q0 Wethers, Europamibula,' Walcha to Walge,tt: -IT. Lowcock, t; owner; W. Coughlin in' charge. . ' 1 I860 Wejtliers, Pump Station, .Willow Tree to Yarraman :''R. A.' HlH.'.'owiier; W. Cover in charge. '? 66 Cows, 40 Calves, ? Currabubula u. Scone: T. Hall, owner; ...
TUBERCULOSIS: Federal Committee's Report. National Campaign Should Begin. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
TUBERCULOSIS. Federal Committee's Report. , National CampaignvShould Begin.' The eommitlee which was appointed by the Federal Government to -inquire iiito the'eauses of death and invalidity in the Commonwealth made the follow ing1 reeommendationsvwith regard ip the occurrences and 'Sp'read of tuberculo sis : — * * ? !The reason f ot the marked, variation in death rates from year to year as between t'he different Stales and be tween the sexes should be sought for, and any evidence likely to tlirow light on the special features of tuberculosis in* Australia -should be carefully exam ined. - J ' ?'' '-? - lAn allenipt should l-e made io ascer tain whether heredity',* jjer-Se?' plays-aify p'art in the actual transmission/ of tub erculosis, or whether it* has any 1'arge effect in the production .of«-lowerfed re sistance. ' ^ - ' v. \ '' ' Careful scientific investigation- of the extent , of the occurrence.. oj! bovine- in fection Of h'umstnsi'ih -the'- Australian community should be unde...
LEAVES FROM A WEEK'S DIARY. Social and Unsocial Life in Tamworth. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
1 .&! LEAVES FROM A REEK'S DIAR-. Social ana Unsocial Life in Taipworth. =' (By TJrbania.) - ? There is a'motto of tlio Unspeakable race wliidli translated ' into wholesome An^Waxon runs: 'All gpod things in tho -third.' 1917' sees us, enter into the third year of world-war, ' and we hope -enemy's proverb will indeed hold good for me., that indeed iiliis year may bring all good' tilings connoted in -that gieat final peace for which the Allies are' sac- rificing so miich. It would ibe too muon to liope that they may not have to make many and greater sacrifices/ still, for the one tilling of ! which m-e'may be sadlv and convincingly certain as Wio more a thing 'is worth' while, the' greater .the. -price ?that has to 'be paid. So- ibefoi'c.we rcaoh that peace to which at,,tliis season more than at others all,oyos are turned we Hiave to face the prospect of many and great sacrifices. We: think wo have gone thrtnig.il and done, rtnd given, much; but probably with' every 'month of...
"THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS." [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
'THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS.' Mr. Edwin Kilpatriok announces an .eaily1 view in Taniworth* of the myster ious ' spiritual; painting '-'The, Shadow, ol the -Cross,' in continuation of a tour which has ombrnciod the principal cities of Australia. The iiictui1© as viewed m utter darkness, during which a pheno ?nenon oippeais representing Christ walk ing in a garden, while above, and behind Him i.s a Cross, which He appears to bo carrying:' ? \ - '. ? * -? ?
ENEMY FAILURE IN WEST LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
, ENEMY FAILURE IN WEST.? j ?~l (Router's T'elogrn.m ) ,, ' * ' ,?.' ,'/-''-' LdkbON;'.' Moria a v: '% r ? * - \ \ /* F , f * ' ^ «t \Tho enemy violently'-* 'a'ttftoked,,- 'tho 1 Ftench'-adva'nce'd pWiiq'ns west^of -~Au- .b^rjvo in1. Cliaaiiipagner, ? but complete ly failed befoi;« the French -machirio' ffim fire., 1 ?,''',, ,-.' - - - ' '
INDIAN NATIONAL ASPIRATIONS. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
INDIAN NATIONAL ASPIRATIONS. ?? ,(R filter's -Telogram . ?$?,? t ... ? ? ? r ? , ,-:' - ? ? 1 . ' ;'- LONDON, Mond'ay. Tho National Orongress at ijtfci|cif--w adopted resolntipn's , letxprofsing i ''?loyalty and, hoped the Allies woaild bp 'si\'cele^j fill, also urging repeal of Jthe 'A.tn}t$-JiM^ ;tlio granting' of commissions to Indians; al',o 'liberal treatment of' Indi.ans'ibx'i9w DominioiiB. .j'.i ' ?* ? - jip. t;-~X'
BIG FLOODS. TERRIBLE DISASTER IN QUEENSLAND. CLERMONT PARTLY WASHED AWAY. A Hundred Lives Lost. Railway Lines Destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
BIG FLOODS TERRIBLE DISASTER IN QUEENSLAND. , ? CLERMONT PARTLY WASHED AWAY. . A' Hundred Lives Lost. - Railway Lines Destroyed., Disastrous floods have .occurred in -thp Oleiim'ont mining district, situated - by rail 228 miles from -Roc— lampton. ' Three parts of the main street are re ported to have boen washed away, and, an overwhelming destruction of property ha.s been accompanied ,by a' very serious lrtsa of He. All the dwelling houses' have gone from the tallying -portions' of the town* and district. ' ' A (hundred people have' been drowned or nro missing: , ? Tho railway line to Olormont has ween washed away, and: food supplies are short.' The Olermont post-office -building has luolrily been saved. All the telegraph, lines are -down, and tho only communication -witli Clermont is through Twin Hill by telephone. The Deputy Commissioner for Kail ways a-t Rockhampton, in a tologram to the secretary of the Railway Depart ment stated: — -''line washed away 24 chains irom GnpcWa Cre...
ITALIAN CAPTURES IN FIVE MONTHS 42,000 Prisoners and 60 Guns. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
ITALIAN CAPTURWN FIVE I * - '' : MONTHS^JV . ? I 42,00J}'$1i;isqneni and,60;Guns. (Ro'uterVTelegrJin'i.) , I i ' ' JjOiNON !AIondnv. It is officially announced iit:Rome that between August and', December, on the liinzo. front nlone.'^ tlio IFalinns 'captui^ ci 42,000 prisoners^ 60 guns,- and 2wv irnohine guns. * J V' ' ? ' - ' * The Italian.' army is overcoming unpre codented obstacles .slowly, but^ is con si 'intily advaiiaing. ' '-' '-
900 ENEMY AEROPLANES. Anglo-French Bag During 1916. 750 Aerial Bombardments. PARIS, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
.900 ENEMY. AEROPLANES. .Anglo-French Bag. During 1916. ;.;,';, 750 Aerial Bombardments.' '*'£v '.- (ReiJt&r's.rTtelegram, ? '-'*., .- '' ' U1A JUS. Monday. , The 'Guorro Aerien.no'' has published' a summary .of. blio 'Allies' aviation acti %ities during [1916. ^~,,, - ? There 'wero/^pprc^igMMy. 750 bom liardments^ of . vH0b'^oO. -were , French, and 180 British',1, wgicj^' 17J,. 'rppoiten f.-om Macedonia.- W'f.; .-'7. Nino] hundred ene^|p£ci'opfanes were downed',. 450 ?'by'Freii^lmiS^id SjO'by Uri- ? ?ti'-sh,, a'nd-'Sl kite 'baiio6^|!^l ^y'-Weritli' aiid 27 by, Bntosh. , ]'-.*$'% ' ' ?
ALLIES REPLY TO GERMANY. "Writing on the Wall." Has Not Sending New Ended? LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
ALLIES REPLY TO GERMANY. : 'Writing oiv the Wall.' ; Has Note Sending Now Ended? TJVNrWJN 'Mondav. I ? T'lw nmrapapprs K-ve n cnorus of np provali to the reply do the peace Note, which' has finally cleared -tho, air and creaxed tho 'best impression amonp; all ,tho Allies, especially France and Italy where it is regarded us tho writing on tho wall and 'has removed ib\e last douVit tha* tha Allies 'avo determined to owl Germany's trencherbais metliods. A Rome paper, declares the Germans are still atliirst for Hood and gold. Tho Romo 'Tribuna' hopes that Xote scmduig ha9.no.w ended. Tlie war ennnot 0)o, influenced by sentiments. Tho German National Liberal organs profess regret at the -Entente's rejection of the , peace offer. Tho junker news papers- demand renewed, fi'ightfulness.
MAITLAND MARKETS. MAITLAND, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
. MAITLAND MARKETS: MAJ'TLANT), Tuesday. Fat Cattle, : Owiny to the holiday yesterday no fat .=iioek sales were lietd, but they took place to-day at Campbell's j Hill when, a 'moderate supply was yard- | e.d, principally good to prime quality lfeht-woiight bullocks, w.ith :vl-out an av .erago nnuvlwr of cqwk. Buyers were in full attendance. ComppuTiiou was firm at strong v.alueH, showing a still lurUier ris.p on last week's qnotaiions. Quotations: Best Inillook.s .CIS to Ai-'i IB/, good to C17, ,'ir.odvr.im -Clo/lfi, best rows £10 to £18/10, good to £L4, others to £11/10. ?Northern Agents: Bullocks £181/12/6 to £21/7/0; A. R. and V: Umvman, bul locks, £15/11 to. £20/3/1; R. II. Dangar, bullocks, £1-1/15 to £17. | Fat Calves: Li'ftht supply, principally heavy weight light' calves, and bobbies son rap. Competition was well siwtnn p-1 for all lots and values were firm at [ about recent quotations. Quotations: Best 110/ to 175/, honvy noiglits to 31/, good 100/3, medium 8.)/, l-ohhics -...
THE WAR. RUSSO-ROUMANIAN RETREAT. Enemy Push Continues. Russians Compel Retirement Near Braila. Germans Claim Further Success. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 3 January 1917
THEWS ^ ? ^ ? RUSSO-ROUMAN1AN RETREAT. , Enemy Push Continues. Russians Compel Retirement Near Braila. Germans Claim Further Success. ? 1 - (Realtors' To'earam.^ I.OMJO.N, Monday. A -mroless Bussing official snys: Wo repulsod: tho German offensive southward, of 'Pinsr, Tho enemy strongly attached the Roumanians, on. both .banks of tho Kazinri enstnvard, nnd the Aloldavinn fiontior. The J^mimnnians, maintained their positions. ' ? . Tlic Roumanians were- obliged to re tiro- in th© rei^-on' of P.'itroa Unii west-, ward of Fooani. We took up new posi- . lions frrim Doysand and ^the Danube without enemy pressure. Tho -enemy attempted 4o advance irom lioumaniia westward of Braila, but our rifle 'firo compelled them to- retire in dis oidcr and entrench. TJwenty-thrce enemy battalions attack ed our centre in Dabrudja and compelled us to retire to the next I1110- . 1