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WAR LOANS STOP THE BOOM. Why State Works Curtailed. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
WAR LOANS STOP THE BOOM. Why' State Works Curtailed. '''SYDNEY, Mondav. Mr.. F'irtzpatrick. ? Ass.ista.nt 'rieasurer. commenting' oil Mr. Drirack's statfir.onts i.t broken tJ ill said: ^lr. Durac-k and 'his pm-ty allowed tbo Norton Griffiths ag C'.-onicut to l,e sanctioned without any jiotL'st whatever. As to slicking nieii ti'oin ?icproductivo works every oii'ort is liciag^ inado to^ nuwntain full employ ment upon tnetK- woi ics ; nni ov. Jim mi ths war conditions and tho fact thai huge sums of money iwo iboiug raiied by -bile iinperial and Ocuanonwealitli authorit U-;, in omler to succeisfully prosecute the tilt.- war the State Government is' com pelled to hold its hand to some extent in connection, with employment.
Federal Labor Party. NOT IN A HURRY TO MEET. Mr. Tudor Favors General, Election. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
Federal Labor Party. , NOT IN A HURRY TO MEET. i ————— ^ 'Mr. Tujlor Favors General, Election. ; ' ' ? SYDNEY. JJondav. ' Mr. Tudor, leader of tho Federal 'of- ficial Labor party, stated this afternoon Hiiat lie ? found it , impossible to got his j)arty toother for a. meeting this week to oons;dpr tiho Drono-wl of the Minister ial i and l/ibem!' pjurtios for the ' format ion ir a National Government. Personally ha is in favor of an ©lect ion far both flioiiscs being; held when tho periodical election for tho returning i':ig)!iU-rji senators falls due some- time be fore tho ft'i'l -:f -Tmi-o npxt. ?
LABOR THE ANTI-WAR PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
LABOR THE ANTJ-WAR PARTY. -Unless the whole .-piril oJ' the Aus tralian ''community liu-- marvellously c bunged in tile la*L few months the | Federal sind State Liiibor i-urtie= are riding1 1'or a very great fall. Jt s»ccm& clearly a eusc o-t g-iving- them enough -rope uticl they, will h.-iug theniselve-j. Jn contract witli the British Labor party they' tut a sorry iiyure. The one is Hloiug overylliiujj it, possibly can to help win (lie. war, t rut-ting- to afterwards . secure the irijrht.i of the worker; ; the '' others are doing- everything (hey pr-s- - nibly can to hinder Australia in hei prosecution of the war. preferring; to devote all their energies to 'the present , polilical and industrial ascendancy of thci.r supporters. A-j a ccntroversiul issue conscription was an excusable rock to -plit on: but (here is no' eon ' tro.versy about recruiting under the v'ohuilury system, and therefore there is. fl-0 excuse for Li'oorS ill-concealed hostility towards it. The standoff...
LATE TELEGRAMS. POLICY OF POSTAL ECONOMY. Mr. Webster Proud of his Record. Helping to Win the War. Hopes he will he Allowed to Continue. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
LATE TELEGRAMS. POLICY OF POSTAL ECONOMY. Mr. Webster Proud of his Record. ?? Helping to Witi the War. Hopes he will he Allowed to Continue. SYDNEY, Monday. law i'ostmiu.tor U-encral m a, ..statement to tho preAs sayis that owing to the ox acting duties involved in his endeavor to in.iJcc Ic^itinnto economics in tho Postal tcivice. to stoj- the waste ol 'public money and point the «ay to iuwiic econ ol tho Federal uipital ho- was unable to t.iko ln's place on the recruiting plat form. Hti was conibolod how-over with tho knowledge Dliut overy thousand pouiuU lie could legitimately tave waj- jso much towards paying the interest in our over ^lowiii' AY a i' JjOhus and a consequent ?lcdnctin. of taxation. 'Wio poistul iigures for the iiist eight mouths of his stewardship were eviden ce oi bis dotei munition to make ends 'moot. If ho were permitted to continue th'.j .work ho hoped to show even better I in alts next year. '
Wharfies Emphatic. MR. HUGHES MUST NOT GO TO LONDON. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
Wharfies Emphatic. MR. HUGHES MUST NOT GO TO LONDON. SYDNEY, 'M'uiuky. The Sydney AVharf Laborers' Union unanimously agreed to a, resolution em phatically protesting against Mr. Hug hes representing Australia at any Im perial conference, in view of the fact that he is leader of the smallest party In the Commonwealth and in addition scription ho had forfeited the confidence of the Australian poople. Further that no representative of Auctralia shall have the authority to -oniinit Australia to any alteration in tho existing constitutional relations bet ween tho Commonwealth and tho Uni ted .Kingdom.
Chapter of Accidents. TWO MEN AND A GIRL KILLED. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
Chapter of Accidents. TWO MEN AND A GIRL KILLED. SYDNEY, Monday. There was a chapter of accidents in Sydney to-day. A horse attached to a lorry bolted in Pourke-street, Surry Hills, and when it '?eached the corner of Oxford-street col lided with a tram car.1 A man named Alfred Thomas, who was standing near caught hold of the reins and endeavored to stop the horse, which started again u-iliiniv Thomas about, thirty yards, when ho struck one of. the lorry wheels, which passed over his abdomen. He was conveyed to St. Vincent's Hospital siiii'crlnii from severe internal injuries and several broken ribs; and died about an hour later. While swinmiinef at Coogee an elderly man named Daniel Smith collapsed in three feot^of water. AVhen taken out he «as unconscious. He was conveyed by ll'o polk-o to St. Vincent's T^bspita.!, wf'ere life was pronounced extinct. Tiily Condie, residing at Hunter's Mill, who was severely' burnt lhi-! morn inc: -W lion lighting the fire, died in Prince Alfred*' H...
TAMWORTH RACES TO-DAY. Prospects Point to Successful Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
TAMWORTH RACES TO-DAY. Prospects Point to Successful Meeting. (Uy 'Wakeful' ). Although there may he a iuw with draw aU of horses uoniinatL'd lor tliu '1'iiiiiwoi th .l.C meeting which, opens to day, it is salo to «-ay that the fields will be almost, a .record for tho club. For .'cv&ral diiy« .there have b«'ii muic r.iceliarses about Tamworth than have been notieablo for years pa&t, and as many more wore -;xpeeted lawt night, it looks as though, big fields and keen cc'n pjtition are assured. There are 15 entrants for t/he Openiiif; Handicap, 19 for tho AtUingn. Handicap 17 lor the TniiWorth J.C. Handicap, 1-1 l'( r the AYeltoK 2(3 for the ^Iniden. and S for the Boraugh. Those, on^riigcd in tln- vnrioiib races include all the pick of t'i« Xorth and North-AVest. and many !-'--\'rf] porformej'M from Maithuid and Newcastle. ? ' ' If no more rain falls -l'rinp: the nijrlii tliB cour.'.e should bo little, if any, tho '??'i^o f^r wh'at has fallen during the last week. It i-...
On the Western Front. BRITISH ENTER GERMAN LINES. French Pound Enemy on Right of Meuse. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
On the Western Front. 6RITISH ENTER GERMAN LINES. French Pound Enemy on Right of Mcuse. (llciiter'a Telegram.) LONDON. Monday. Field Marshal H«ig reports: We suc cessfully raided' trenches .in the fore noon south-east of Loos and bombed and destroyed dug-outs full of Germans, in flicting many casualties. We entered tlie uerma.ns-'Ji'ei'iyesioi«'8iHi ('ulu' '*? ! Neuve Chapelle. The enemy's artillery , is active at Itancourt, Beauco.urt, Serve j i.nd Ypi:es. We effectively bombarded the St. Perre Vaast, Gommecourt, Arras and Armentieres regions. A French communique says: North ot , the Somme, in the region of St. Quentin, I our artillery caught marching enemy | troops on the right of the Mcuse in the | sectors of St. Acherauville and Cham- ; brettes and in the Caurieres Wood. There | w£.s great reciprocal _ artillerying We I carried out a successful coup do main towards Steyneq'':'1 i
LATEST CABLE NEWS. British Munitions Factory Disaster. VARYING ESTIMATES OF DEATH ROLL. Explosion Causes Great Havoc. Thousands of Tons of Debris Cover Bodies. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
LATEST CABLE NEWS. British Munitions Factory Disaster. VARYING ESTIMATES OF DEATH ROLL. Explosion Causes Great. Havoc. Thousands of Tons of Debris, Cover Bodies. (Published in 'The Time*.1') , ' LONDOX', 'Monday. Tho 'Times.' estimate-s the explosion ? dti.iith roll at under *i hundred and the injured four hundred. .. , i|t comments ' on 'tiho. miu-velloiis ab sence ol aceklents during tbo British makeshift .production of explosives uy inexperienced 'labor. » lieuiei ; con itix's ai ;vv u ? uuun u»lu yi wutu, a,^. five districts. The beds have' been ar rangecll in lmlls and scliooli-ooms. A woman was notiiled in the morning. tlKit .her kusbancl'was killed in France. Jn the evening her six children .wo.ro killed by tho explosion. A foreman, on reaching home, found his wife, and - two children.- killed and lthreo childven missing. , (United Service.) LONDON, Monday. Ohref CSliomtst Angell, who^ordered the employees to leave- while, he' fought the iir-- miv a teotitrcr in science at Ox...
HOTEL DESTROYED. Inmates Have Narrow Escape. NARRABRI, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
HOTEL DESTROYED. Inmates Have Narrow Escape., NAKR'ABfiT. Monday. Between 2 and 3 o'clock this morning ». fire broke out in the Commonwealth Hotel, which was completely gutted. Two) houses adjoining were saved by the iCenuouB work of many willing- workers. Al the time of tlie fire tlie licensee, K. Hiuxtable, his wife and' family and the borrdcrs, were sleeping 'in the open-air ow.'nfe 'to the opuressive weather. A '?.bmJin na.med Jenkins gave the alarm iust in time to allow the- inhabitants to. ercape with their lives. However, they ?ill lost all personM an-l other effects. Tho premises were insured for £ 1000 and the luurnlture and stock-in-trade for £-100.
BIG CLEARANCE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 23 January 1917
BIG CLEARANCE SALE. Special attention is drawn to a life clearance salo, which will.ta.ko placo at Air. Geo. Blencowe's farm at Loomber ah,. about 15 miles from Tamworth, on Wednesday, January 24th. The auc tioneers advise that the farm horses are represented as being a very choice lot. All other stock, including 850 sheep and 20 piss, are a good quality lot and In splendid condition: The farming- imple ments and household furniture will be found in first-class order. The sale will slant at 1.30 p.m.. and buyers should make a special effort to attend, as on account of Mr. Blencowe having sold nis tarn* -ami reiinquisnuis luriuiirg, everything will be for bona fide right out snle. The selllns agents nre a. L. Stewart' and Co., who will be pleased to supply any further information.