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V.A.T.C. RACES. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
V.A.T.C. RACES. SYDNEY, Saturday. To-days racing; 'at Oaulfield resulted: ' U) uwir(liloa-ii )!d.iiircj.-!s, 41.0011b 2 m.ilies: Caibyo ]', Lady -Sund«nl«nd '2, Nicka juok3. Wiiuuem 3 to* 1 . 'Won by a whort n-x'k. with four lengths between .second and thia-d.' ' Tim© «r51-;: llrial, 1 niiJe,: Hoprig 1, MounU'iin God 2. Muc&arehiis 3. Winner (- to 1. AVon 'by a length, ?with tliree-quartcrs ,se,parat ,iii!; osoond -inid tlrnl. Timo ].'12\. Anniversary, Handicap, 1 milo 3 fur: , Sea. Pink1 1, Pretty Bobbie- 2, l'olvflam tio 3. Betting,: -5 to 4 Pretty Bob'bio 9 to 2 Sea PinJc 5 to 1 Allleyn, 8 to' 1 Dueler or Lady Blaolasaaid, 10 to I Polydamus. AVoit by 'half a length with tbwo and a .half longtlis botweon seo ov-\ nvd third. Tim-' 2.22. ' Rowlena, Steoplo Chaho: Pinon 1, E.a iiK-th,2. Oanadium 8. Betthut: 3 to 1 Van Erroj-, 7 to 2 Pinon or Cnnndium. 4 td 1 Artillery Bill 5 to 1 Rainoth. AVon by 'liwo' lenctlK. T-mo 3.50}. Holiday Stakes: Folly Queen 1, Quil liim 2 Lady Key ...
WALLSEND J.C. RACES. Valiant King Wins Town Plate. McAlister the Final. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
WALLSEND J.C. RACES. Valiant King Wins Town Plate. McAlister toe .Final. Wiallgcnd Bace'5 tcok plaoo in fin© , weather to a fair attendance. .Results: NOVldJS HAKDIOAP, 6 furlongs Coolibah 7.0 (Orrell) ? I Prudor 7.0 (Nicholson) . .' ? 2 tipefinl»Bardolph 7.0, allowled 71bs and IJlbs over (Railey) ? 3 ' Only 3 starteis. . \ Batting: 5 to 2 on Special Bardolph, 1 to 1 .against other -two. Won by a neck, three lengths between, -?eeond and third. Time 1.18J. PLA'IYTSBDiRG HAIMXIOAP. ' Simcai 7.12 (Brans) ? 1| 'l'unlx»r, 7.5. allom'ed 31ba (Mahoney) . . 2 j Porsu-ai C:it 9.5 (JJush) ? 3 Obheis: N'ew Brew 8.12.. Amadie 7.5, ICcuihna 7.0. King Aymor 6.7. Detbinsj: 2 to 1 Kenilma, 4 to 1, New B'\--.v. 4 to 1 Timber, o to 1. Simcai, 7 t.o 1 Persian Cat, 8 to 1 King Aymor, 10 to 1 Amadis. ? ' Won by five, lengths, half a lensrth betwwu spcoud and. third. Time 1.15. WBT/IlFiR JlA'NtDIC'iAP. 7 fuji. . Do) win 8 4 (Burke ? , . . 1 AlaoAlbter 8.0 (Uvcms) ? 2 ]-uwl 7.7, (N.ioholson) ? 3 OUieis: D...
"SWORD AND TORPEDO." German Reply to Mr. Balfour. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
'SWORD AND TORPEDO.' German Reply to Mr. Balfour. (Jteuter's Teleg'i-am.) LONDON, Saturday., ? iapeaKers in tho Reichstag declareu .hat the economic situation had forced Germany to stake all. Germany expec ted that every neutral -.Power will lay stress on its own interests. This must not, however, prevent a German victory from ensuring a 'German peace, 1 Tho German* press comments as fol lows on Air. naltonr's rlp--iiaf.c.li ? — 'fWir reply must be the sword and torpedo. Then the world will be trecvi trom an imperious and covelous tyrant who too Ions has beeiv allowed to entwine the world in his octopus arms.'' Tho des patch is regarded as an attempt to miti gate 'the bad impression' of the rude Note to America and the neutrals. Jl'r. Calf our suppresses the fact lhat Bri tain's world-Empire was certainly not created by peaceful means.'
THE WAR. GERMANY'S INGENIOUS MCTHODS. To Reduce Men on Front Line Redoubts, Forts and Barb-wire. PARIS, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
THE WAR. GERMANY'S INGENIOUS METHODS. To Reduce Men on Front Line Redoubts, Forts an tl Barb-wire. , (Jieuter'o Telegram.) .... .... PARIS, Saturday. J.ne 'temps' Petrograd ccwespondent says, the Germans a.rc resorting to a num ber K-f ingenious new methods with the object of reducing the trops holding the front line trenches. Thfly no longer extend the whole lront, but break off certain noints 'with uawer ful rtsdoubts, forts and blockohuses, thickly wire encircled and constructed ..in interv£jis between the trenches. .More barbed wire is laid, out low on the guoqnds before the redoubts and forts, 'ijhis wire is thick enough to re sist the ordinary clippers. These '.measures will' obviate the em ployment , of supporting resej-ves nearer than two jniles frdin the front.
Burning Fatality. MOTHER AND BABY THE VICTIMS. MELBOURNE, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
Burning Fatality. MOTHER AND BABY THE VICTIMS. MELBOURNE. Simdav. A huni ing' fatality occurred this iiiorning at South Kensington the vic tims, being Mrs. Victoria Jane Allison,' ajjed 29, and Jier three week*, old duu ^litor, Sylvia Doroeu. It is supposed that Mrs. Alliioii got^ uj- to attend the ba,bv and her hair uiiujjui, mo lroni a Ughted candle, as her linn- was burnt off her head. Tlio houw) occupied b.v the Allisons was of tour rooms, and tho two front bfd rooms were slightly Ouuiagcd by five and water.
INDIA EXPECTED TO DO MORE. War Loan Better Sigh. (published in "The Times.") LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
INDIA EXPECTED TO DO MORE. ? , War Loan Better Sign; (I'Kbli&hed in 'The Times.'') . LONDON1. Saiurdav.. In a leading article 'The Times.' says that the Indian Avar loan effort removes tho recent criticism against tlie Indian Government's war policy. The aiiticle says-that i|t 'was felt that India was not pulling her due weight, juiaiitiiui.v, yomparca wiui, tlie overseas Dominions, who have' war-taxed them selves, and' have given up their internal, development' till the war shall have been won. - it is India's , war, as much, as -the Empire's, and the Allied armies and fleets alone stand between India and Prussian domination. ?
KILLED BY MOTOR CAR. Mother Saves Her Children. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
KILLED BY MOTOR CAR. Mother Saves Her Children. ^frs. Lawson, who was killed by a motor car In Church-street, farramatta, on Friday1 evening, 'had been shopping, accompanied by her two children, a?sd 2 and 4 years respectively, and was has tening with them from a shop to catch j trnm I'nr nnnlkliam T-TillS. When sllC 'was struck bv a motor car. Her head struck tiio ground, and her skull .was fractured. ' Onlookers stale that, in falling sho mado a desperate effort to s throw the .children clear of the daiiRer that threa tened them. The. car, which was 'i'O ceodi'ng at a fairly slow pace, pulled up within half its length. Mrs. Lawson died about two hours later at the 7}arr- matta District Hospital. The children escape'd with only a few bruises.
THE LATEST. British Munition Factory. FIRE CAUSES TERRIBLE EXPLOSION. Many People Killed or Injured. Shock Felt for Many Miles Around. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
THE LATEST. British Munition Factory. FIRE CAUSES TERRIBLE EXPLO SION. Many People Killed or Injured. Shock Felt for Many Miles/ Around; (Router's Telegram.) , LONDON, Suudav. The Minis'tr.y of Munitions olliciully states:: Yesterday a fire -iarted j» a factory cnstwawi of 'London lienr iho river employed jn refining; explosives, j\ few minutes a'Cte-rwtirds an explosion' occurred, many operatives escaping. Meanwhile alL the explosives ami the factory were completely, destroyed. Pires were caused ui-ncig-h'boring ware houses nnd factories' including- an ini- i porlftiit flour mill. The explosion was felt at a great clisliincc. Three rows of houses in the lieig-hborhood wove practically demolished «n-l other ]iro perty c'ousidevaWy damajred. A local fire engine wa« .destroyed and' two fire men killed while playing- on the lire. ' The chief chenii.-t of the fiictory and 'a number, of work people were killer] 'and Iburied. The number killed in tlic fia'c'to'i-y and the neighborhood is ...
SERIOUS OFFENCE AT MAITLAND. Little Girl the Victim. MAITLAND, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
SERIOUS OFFENCE AT MAITLAND. ; : Little Girl the, Victim. ? ' Al AI'ri.AX'I) Simcl.iv. i Shortly after dam on baturUay a ser ious outrage was attempted on a little 'girl, aged -4 years, on au 'allotment near )Ballard-3treet. , ? , Wild rumors were in circulation as to serious injuries inflicted on the child, I but were not borne out' by the facts. ( A desperate attempt to commit a ser [Jous offence undoubtedly took place^ but /was-' not successful. The man gave the little girl threepence to buy lollies, and I carried her to the allotment. Her crios lattracted the attention of somo .women I in the neighbourhood and tho. man mado off. ' ' ' i . ' The child describes her assailant as a dark man. Up to the time of wiring no arrest dad been made.
LABOR PARTY AND RECRUITING. Criticism by. Mr. Vaughan. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
LABOR PARTY AND RECRUITING. Criticism by. Mr. Vaughan. ? .SYDNEY. Sunday. Commenting on the action of the Uibor party towards recruiting, the Pre mie- oL' South Australia, said that even ;hc voluntary' efforts are obnoxious to -he Anti-Conscription party.' Australia iuist rely for victory on the unsupport ed heroism of the boys in the trenches, and upon the conscript armies of the Miles. ? ' 'If that,' says Mr. Vaughan, is to be ?he attitude of the Labor party, the 'ease one can do is to repudiate such uvpatrlotic callousness.'
SINKING OF PORT NICHOLSON. No Troops Lost. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
| SINKING OF PORT NICHOLSON. No Troops Lost. \ SYDNEY. Sunday. - 'It is quite certain,' said Senator t'eurco, Minister tor Defence, on Satur day morning, 'that if- there had been any troops lost in the sinking of the roit Nicholson the Defence Depar'ment would .have been notified. We nave had no such notification, and tliereC'iro 1 must take if thtu no news is j,ood news.' - » . Later. The naval -authorities, at a late hour last' night received information 'J.at the steamer Port Nicholson was sunk t-y a mine in Ihe English Channel, i-iicr the disembarkation of the troops.
CHANGED HIS GERMAN NAME. Man Fined at Newcastle. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 22 January 1917
! CHANGED HIS GERMAN NAME. Man Fined at Newcastle. - SVn\'KY. S n'mla v. William Vota UiboicV, 28, was charged &* tho Newcastle Police Court under the \Y»r Precautions Act that whilst hcing a n.iK'ral'ecd Britihh subject of German Ori'jiin ho used the name 'William Pottfe. ? lie wtis fined C3, in default 6 months. It has been ascertained that at Acw iixtlo alone 800 i-ersoiis|bf alien natitm ilitv have uccn. registered under the \Var Pj i'c,uTthm.s Act: ' (/ ' - ? - --~-i — -_i—