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NEW OSTAG RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

HEW 0STAG RATESI The new postal rales,. including the penny postage on letters, carme in force on May 1st. The reduced ;ratea are as follow: THROUGHOUT COM0lONI0 WEALTH AND PAI'UPA. . Letter id .pe j (tz. Lette arda ,singl ,ld .ena Do. reply ld.esch hall. I ostcards,tngli ,ld. each ' Do. reply, Id. each half. Printed papers 0ld. per 2 oz. Books, lpIntfle- ut-ide Auteralia, 04 per 8oz;. n Australia Old .per8 cz. Magsazn es-)'rinttd in Australia, Old. per 8 oz.; printed outside Australia,, Ojd. per 4 oz. "Hansard," Old. per 12 oz. Commercial papers patterns, samples and mercl;andise, Id. per 2 oz. OVERSEA DOMH]NIONS Letters from the Commonwealth to the United Kingdom, oversee dominions, BritFh coloniee and protectoratee except the New Hebrides, id. per j oz. NEW ZEALAND AND THE ISLANDS. The rates to New Zealand, Figi:and British Solomon Islands are: "Let Id 1 on. I'o ards agle ld. D rep Id.ea Le ar ngl d. Do reply,ld .each ha Magazilnes id. 8 so., additional 4 o Books, id .4 tz. Comme...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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THE WAR. Melbourne, Thursday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

THE WAR. [Reuter's Cablegrams.] Melbourne, Thtirsday M1orning. Tie enemy mande despnrate efforis on an Allies' suppased weak spotlin northl. arn1 France. The Germans 'weale re pulsed at every point with severe losses. The Allies and Belgians were sue. cessful in Belgium. Thirty thousand GeCriians were en trenched between Ostend andt the sea. An aeroplane reported thllir position to a3British warslip across tile Channel, and shie very soon found the range and blew thle Germans out of their trenches, killing many. e It is reported that while the British slips were bomulnlrding the Germans onithe Belgian coast they weie' attack ed by German submarines. Destroyers went to their assistance and drove off the submlariae with loss. It is reported that the Germans are fortifyiaag Ostend on tihe sea and the soatll sidles. A Russian communniquo issued on Tuesday states thalt seuthward of P'rz emysl an entire Austritan battery sur. rendered with till officers and mitrail. leuses, Every German a...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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War Correspondents as Spies. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

War Uorresponaents as p Spies. The war correspondent has talles on evil days, and on the "Nineteenth Century". William Maxwell gives tile reader an inside view of the cause:s ahioh have led to this depreciatitn. The writer's personal exper:icrrc.i cn able him to speak with authority, and hd first notes that "the telegraphl has made the correspondent a mencie to the army which ht may har'o every de sire to servo." In practice ho says it works ?out in this way : The purpose 4f an army behaig to defeat the enemy, not to provide i? teresting "copy" for newspapers, tl, jomnmander in the field makes it .ts business to puilt obstacles between Ito S orrespondenlt and the telegr:aph ilet,. He may disoharge his duty to his coun try ruthlessly or delicately, butt tit result is always the same. War hIrtal. sut in the eia;p, and soilnerl or iutl" tome disalfected curlresltpnldenti "htIrii;, away" after a battle, and mIsking ., peced to the onarest telegpraplh allir,. oeyond the military conltrol...

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THE WAR. Melbourne, Monday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

[Rcuter's Cablegrams.] . Melbourne, Monday Morning. An unexpected movement has deve loped at the extreme end of the Allies' rilbt wing, where the French entered Alsace, Occupying several towns. On the other hand Germany oecupied Ostend. There are thousands of German spies In England, and sensational discoveries of treachery are being made in London and Edinburgh. A powerful wireless plant installa lion has been discovered at the resi sene of Professor Schuster in Berk shir. It was receiving messages from Berlin and Paris. The world's greatest battle is being .aged along the line of the Vistula, four million men being engaged. The initial sulccess of the Russians has been confirmed. Besides piercing the Ger ,?an lines and capturing ten thousand sn, the Czar's troops aradriving the Cerman wing of 500,000 men miles back from its former position. 'Confirmation has been received of the sinking of four German destroyers.. The British cruiser Undaunted, with the destroyers Lance, Lennox, L...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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Portland Pictures. "NERO AND AGRIPPINA." [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

Portland Pictures. "NRO t AND) AGREPPINA." Mr. Grant, proprietor of Portland Pictures, has, with conmmendable en terprise, procured the right to show, which he wi:l do on Wednesday next, tlh abovenatued wonderful picture. It is ten parts and depicts 740 scenes. The story is as follows. Agrippina, thi fourth wife of Em peror OICudius, by plotting and poison ing her husband, secures the throne for heur son, Neio, to the exclusion of the rightful heir, Britannicus, the Emperor's son by a former wife, Messa lena. Long live Nero,' the Emperor of Rcitme! But it is not long befuore she repents c-f her act, aml plots to place Britanntcus, her step.nan, on the throne, which is his right. Nero defeats her by poisoning Britannicus at a banquet. When Britannicus is dead, Nero, monstrous hypocrite that he is, recites a funeral ode over the corpse. Scarce is his stop-brother cold, than Nero plots to slay his owe ii ither,.Agrippina. He invites his "adored mother" to a Naval Festival at Antium. By...

Publication Title: Portland Observer And Normanby Advertiser
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ORIGINAL VERSES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

ORIGINAL VERSES. The following lines wore composed by Mr. Win. Edgar, president of the But cheas' Union, who is now engaged at the Portland freezing works: AUSTRALIA. Once more the news of dreadful war is flashed along the cable. Australia stands in readiness; we're vill ing and more able To go.and help the Motherland and light for England's right; To give her ships and money, and with Canada unite And show the world fronm end to end, although the seas divide We've got the same old British pluck the same old British pride Which fought the wars in days of old and imade the nation's name With deeds which live for ever upon the scroll of fame. The ties which bind us to her side no power on eclarth can sever. Then give tha.ee cheers for England, boys! ?The Union Jack for ever!

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HAMILTON STOCK MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

HAMILTON STOCK MARKET Fat Sheep.-Wc report n ynrding lg .900 ewes and wethlr, itncluding a larger propol icin of prima olleep thasn Jost week, and llsi out 100 spri log lonit-. 1hgtr wits a fajir a tuc'aoo'ce of liii eceal trand, utoI bidding was silack ilirtrughouI, us Ise yardling WO inI ex (i s of . rtquiri llpOts. rnd arisier ante roo in oc,: pied ,;'·Iiow tver.. 000 sold tri.rder tlho hmnamf",:o ',n mosti if t ie ten I.er foud bnu)ere prlvaoeiy -Quota tiri],.-Shn Sill, hir p-Sill (IPtlIii I W',we trime, 15/8: do. 3- outh, .1"/;, do good, J31; nitir nfl.\c l tnwes snd. wt ther, 33;11; de. rwlt, pliria '13/ to 1.1/i; do. Vinod, 11/0 o 12,/; 'eilp'iiitk w \%ehOrs 11/6 to 12/;'do. r wen+; 9/0'to 10/10; di, Sterino Nclthri a-0/3 to 11/j killers, 7/; .orinrg Isulli,'1, 10/0 tdIm n, t oiornr, 10/ 4u I 1/6: smaller, 7/6 to 0/, good . rir' ,trck wet berg, not shorn, (Iof,, 18/9; uOalers, 1/ to 1 7/; do. killers. 10/4. Store sheep-Abiut.,t1200 ratitic to ii, od, includig lt' 11ur0 jwlt 1...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

SLUGGISH LIVER. ' For many ye.u's I have suffered from slugbish liver." ' writes Mrs. W. Pf iffer, Mount Pleasant, S.A. "lI h vo tried several different things but have found no thing epual to Chamberlain's Tablets for they make me feel thorooghly well again. In Imy opinion there is no better medicine han Chnmlberlain's Tablets for disorders of the liver and stomach." fold by Thomson tlBrake and Co. LADIES. Ladies will be pleased to learn that the "Natura' Health Co, of Mel bourne, are sending iheir, highly qualified lady representative to Portland on a short visit. The visit ii being eagerly looked forwerd to, and takes place on Thuirsday, October 22, when the Company's repro sentative may be seen at Mace IHotel fiom 10 to 7.30. Ladies whose health is causing them anxietyare strongly advised to consult her and learn haw gobd heal;h may be restored to them by means of the wonderful "Natura' Home Treatment lthat har, cured no 'many thnusands of women and girls. - No charge whtitever ...

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PATRIOTIC FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

PATRIOTIC FUND. J',vious'y ncknowledgrd £181 4 0 ]r11s. J '1'. Znims ith I 1 0 W. Vi,~rn ... .. 0 1 6 Mr and Mrs. l1 trery )ay 1 1 0 "Warrant Ollictr Jours' 1 1 0 Airs .Jones ... 0... 10 60 'urtand COlb ... ... 10 10 0 . . in ... ... 1 0 AJ:i Wilson ... ... 1 1 0 ltni tn, Allen ... 2 2 0 .JasHrit ... .. 0 5 0 Dr. CLmnph, II ... ... 2 2 0 Abin. Johnron ... t) 10 0 lrs. II, Peters ... ... ) 5 0 NIFrs a. J. Bruc ... 2 2 0 1?Portiand 3l luuhlb Council 25 0O 3.1ociedo Narruwonlg cuncrt p r L. Stnfurd ... 6 I 0 1-. Stunfd . ... O.. 010 0 . Livi 10 0 A.]. AXlcUnhbi .... 0 1 0 Alex ,lcCuhlin 0 10 0 +XarraIwong coullelions per " W. Delglish ... . . 21 II 0 t,:v. ,nd Mrs- C'Ithbert ... 2 2 0 li. C. C inpil ll l . .. 1 I 0 ohin Itylus . 1 1 0 :Air. andl Ns. ITrdrew -... 1 1 0 r. Towsend ... ... 10. 6 'iss C. L. .I3row 0 10 0 1ilt. ,nd ,ts.. I I . M.nilsitul I 1 0 'Card colleltions pclr Mr. S. ' o. Purnell ... ... 34 0 6 1EziliA.riA ]ll.LIEV. ]:"LU ". A-mounut, reviuu'ly ucknow Igd ... ... £2 1...

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State Election. MR. PARAMOR AT PORTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

.State Election. MR. PARAMOR AT -PORTLAND. Mr. C. W.S. Paramor, labor candidate for Gleneig, opened his campaign here on Saturday night. The attendance was small. Saturday night does iot adapt itself to the convenience of most people, and politics, particularly State politics, are not just now engrossing tlh public nind. The chair was occupied by Mr. R. Herbertson, jun., president of the local branch of the P.LC. The candi date was well received, and was tic eorded'an attentive'hearing. After a few personal remariks, that he was practically a native of Portland and retained tender feelings towards the town and desired to see it become prosperous, Mr. Paramor said that in the Caiserton district they looked on Portland as their natural outlet. Farmers and others would like to do greater trade with Portland, which was olne of the best ports on the Australian coast. Its natural advantages had not been availed of the extent they should have been. Improvements were now being miade, but th...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

St'?DAY, October 251 Canon Carmichael will preach morn :in-lg and evening. Baptist Church Sunday next. Preacher - Pastor 11. jloulter. ubject--"The Difference Christ Makes." W ANTED-A Boy to deliver apers; I outside school It ,rs. Apply this FOR' SALE--White Ltghorn Eggs front prize fouls. 5! a dozen. lnsptection iun'ied. Apply W. II. Jones, Portlanl. G ARI)lEN NI wants work bhvl ay or con tract. (arnlcnn laid out, anti fencing cole..t !Apply "Olnetrver" otlice. V?OLIUNTEERS wantted for Exlui tioinry Force. Apply J. L. Wyatt, Tfinyor. " • )IITNNING'S Fnamolius Scctls.--Firnn . l RU, Ibuy your Mangold Seed, Field Carrots, Garden seed aurd Lawn Grans.s rt W. V. G. Smith's, grocer, 1'Percy street., s ý'ortland. The Portland Co-operative Butter Factory Company. NOTICE, ll 1E second General Me?iting of Share S holdlers of the above Comlmny will it held in tile.( ddfellows' I lll on MON ]..AY. the 26th instatnj, at 2 o'clochk li ut. W. TUhL'A ll, Secretary. Football. jI 1l'E Final Match o...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

W. HEMER 8. - CO CHBUILDER, Geueral.Blacksmith, Wheelwright & orse:hoer... PERT-'' TREET, POETLAND. H. bogs to thee'c i? . n" narous patrons for their liberal an port In the "' a? l t, notify th'n a I tats n.!ie , sr illv tth t it will his c tant aim. their confidence by do. uniformly good work. New and Sesond-hand Baggles always on Hand. .unamithing Done, and. all kinds of Agricultural Implements Repaired'l Careofl attention given to the tyroing of wheels. Eqtimates given for all repaire, If required. Eorso-Shooing Strictly Attondod ts. Boggioe of all descriptions Rspairol,'k'aintai and renewed. lough Repaired Mlade Lightest draught. so aan ple and Strong, They Cannot go Wrong. Wr e clty iu s great thinog In a e in the country and have t fix It yourself. WARD BROS. Machincaes have fewer parts thoe ad other-nothingl to get out of order. Poundsocheaper than others We pay freight to your station- gnarantee every machine-and let i e have o on ey terms.. ittrated Catalog--postIi...

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THE DROUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

'lHi'e Dnoun?l'.-A former resident of Portland, now connected with the meat'export trade of South Australia writes from Adelaide to at friend here as follows:-We are awfully busy, and with ipt'nty of sheep. and lambs, and hundreds of :starving cattle the works are taxed to their utmost. The season here is the worst known for very many years, but : am glad say a gencial rain of about:. two inches has fa lon on the much needed drought arcea. The Ade laide abattoirs.are buying hundreds of poor horses, both old and young for 2/6 a head, and killing them for tallow alone, the yards are full of them. If we don't get rain here before ,January I don't know how Adelaide is going to get on for watet, there is only cuough to do till then. One can't have a bath now, and its is fine of £2 with costs if a ;h ose is spotted t"atering the garden, Inspectors are out on the rounds all day and the court is full cf cases, all finishli up' se same, £2 or seven days. We have done some lovely lambs for Bo...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 22 October 1914

IN MEMOllIAIM. BEGLEN.-I- i sad and litleCliiuatoe re menhranucee of our dear son and brother, C~harles Refginald, a'cidentally drowned at. ('apel Nelson, October 17, 181)!1; aged 20 years. When least expected death doth come; No halnn can stay it? power. 'The brave. the healthy, and the strong All perish like the flower. Yet though the shadows linger long. As mIllnths and years go by, Some day we'll nmeet where clouds are not, In fairer worlds on high. THte lbstru2t T11 UISDAY, OCTOB1 R 22, 191.1

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PORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 October 1914

UPORTLAND TELEPHONE BUREAU. 'I'lt ollowing isa listot tolephone:stati and chargea: hanme Fi 3mins. Additiona oflTown Conversation. 3mins. *ranxhotnle ,8d 6d Byaduk" I 9dd oUnpe Ne!»on 24 2d Cavendish Is 9d . UCasterton via Branxholmne Is 9: Gasterton via Hamilton la 4d la Coloraine Is 4d 1s .Condul 6d Cd Crosele-- Is 9d Dennington n .o 9d Digby, via Branxholme la 9d Dunkeld Ios d Glenltrcmpson Is 4d il Hawkoadelo lgs Bd Hamilton ls 9d 'Heywood 2d 2d Kentbruck 6d 6d Kirkstall I .Is Bd Koroit Is Gd Lake Bola Ia 10d I 2d Macarthur Is 4d Is PlMerino, via Uranxholrr e Is . Od Merino, via Hamilton la 4d ls Mount Gambier la Bd Moyne Falls li? 9d Mlyamyn 6d ,lI Narrawong 2,' 2d Nelson 9d 8d Pensluret Is Gd Port Fairy 8d 6d Port McDonne Is 4d Is Hipponhurst Is 9d Tyrendarra 3d 3d Yambuk 8d 5d .*Wallaoedal 8d id Warrnambool Is Wickliff l l0d la 2 Woolathorp la Fee for measenger call, any person dind wiihin one mile-3d. Note.--Branxhol.-e cloyedfrom p.m. to p.m. daily, and on WV'cdneday rom u6...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 October 1914

"Bul1drrg" and "Imperial" brands of Binder Twines carry uiJl/i them the advantages to their users of a finn guarantee as to both length and quality. The guarantee we give to users is as follows:- 1 Qua!ify--Made strictly of "Good Fair Aaesrag'" New Zealand Hemp. Le-rl. t-Will average 450 ft to the 11l Strenlth-- Will average more than 90 t. breakgny strain. \ T.zr--Not to exceed 1 lb. per bale I'.,ighl-Every bale to weigh its full marked weight at time of shipment. At the price quoted 61d. per lb. the cost per1000 feet is only .14'd. Remember that. the cost per 100 feet is the trite test of the A price, and that aj comparison of 9 . Binder?$ cost per l. is generally mislead - .little as 350 ft. to the lb. -ii irýl ' " OG - Don't forget that we guarantre S the above .statements and are SUsers of other twines sometimes SwiTg~~ get what they pay for; users of our twines always do. International Harvester Company of America (Incorporated) 200 Rona Strlet, Brisbane. 37 Broaawa;, 3ydney. ...

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Postal Arrangements REVISED TO DATE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 October 1914

$lLV1iet TO DATA, MaliIatr th' andermeationed offices tose at "ortlandlaa follow:--h trarat and iaelaide 7.60:ar 7.60 an. . n m .bt'. n Ir ,t?b, tlarat .. ... 7.60 am 7.0,am ipm .L. an..t , l iree . , .. Jm p m r" ":. nr?zatolme ' .. 7.ou am. 7.60 am 7.,0 a m7, o." n ,r I astertoa ... ..- 7.90 am 7.6Uam 7.f0 a m 7.5 a:n U B' iriwt U~i Otridgowater .. 9 a . Uape yelson ..I . 1 m uoca.too Valley ... . I . t.Nurth Poretsand) / 80 r , ! . Uo.rington -r "p 9pm p mpm t, ' otur?lae ... - 7.60 am 7.60 am 7.oU a r. 7.50 m O.tt am a-is?i .. . -. .o50 am I750 am 7.00 a ni sOb a its L I am Dartmoor . - 7.50 a'm n.. n. Urik Drik., -. 7.30am 7. ib0 t s Eu=lish lal,,WedIe. / . days, 7.51 am,, . - - Gcrst ... , . 8.. 0 am . . ?.Is l otLilton - ..50 am 7.50 am 7.50 am 7.50 a nm, 7 0? um , bluyw)o -7.50am 7.SOam 7.60am 7.0am 7"0.am * n luoarn0.I - 7 60 am 7.50 70am 770 a 50 a n 7.60 a m M :rino .. ... 7.50 a mn 7.50 am 7,60 am 7.50 a a 7.50 am tt?I.tos . I} 7.50 am 7.50 a r 7.50 a? 7.0 a m 7 ,. a 11 ...

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NEW OSTAG RATES [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 October 1914

HEW CS'TAC RATESI The new postal ratel, ,i.cluding tile penny postage on letters, crmo in force on May 1st. The reduced rates are as follow: THROUGHOUT COM1I?N WEALTHI AKD PAlU'UA. Letter Id ,pen i z. Lette ade,singl ,ld .eac Do. reply ,ld.each half. I'oelcards,esngl( ,Id . each Do. reply, Id. each half. Printed papers Old .per 2 or. Books, pnlilst-, iud> Anrvalii, 04 parB ;oz;. n Australia Old .pel 8 rz. MeaHzln es-Printed in Aeltralia, Ojd. per 8 oz.; printed outside Arstralia, Ojd. per 4 oz. "Hansard," Otd. per 12 o0. Commercial papers patterns, samples and merchanldlie, Id. pr 2 oz. OVERSEA BOBUl]NIONS Letters from the Cotnmm(,nteallh to the United Kilgdom, overses dominions, BritiFh colonies and prorectorates except the New Hebridrp, Id. per oz. NEW ZEALAND AND THBlISLANDS. The rates to New Zealand, Figi and British Solomonl Lblands are:- Let ld o. Po ards ngle Id. D rep Id.ea Le ar ngl' d. Do reply,ld .each ha Magazines id. 8 oa., additional 4 o Ojd, Books, Id 4 (3. Conmme ...

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THE WAR. Thursday Evening [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 October 1914

THE. WAR . [ leuter's CablcgramFns J Thursday Evening The Allies expelled five thousand emns from Bruges, and the Bel ,isns clrove the Germans with coo derable loss from IRouters, 20 miles 0auth of Bru"ges. The Gerimails m. Sunday ordered a lae force, mostly youths, to cross'the at all costs. They failed entirely, lundreds being killed: Britislh warships wrecked six batal lions Gormans, and killed 1600, the l ourst h after dylight. The first shot6 lrought dow'n a Tanbo aeroplane .and Zeppelin, Later. 1' Later. The Allies defeated the Germans be twccen Ypses ahd Lille. Thie Kiser's dream of an invasion of Iritain 1"is vanished. Britiain is preparing to land a strolng force at Ostend. The war is costing England five mil lion pounds a week. The Allies' line is impenetrable by the projected German wedge. The foe is l cking in reinforcements. It is supposed that a battle is being foulht between the Turkish and the Ilossinn tleets in Ihe Black Sea, the' sound of big guns lbing heard. Russ...

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War Correspondents as Spies. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Observer and Normanby Advertiser — 26 October 1914

war uorresponaents as p/ \ = -Spies. Tho war correspondent 'lras lallkn aa evil days, and i the "hinitee.itli iCentury" .William Maxwell gilces tihe -rader an inside view of thie c.IIis,.a which have led to this depreciatiun. =ihe writer's personal expienreiTcers ern ablo him to spcnk with autnioriiv, aind he first notes that "the telegr'apri> liha made the corrcspondient a mrcia oe to t.he army which hL may have evely de lire to serve." In practice ho says it works out in Ihis way: The purpose of an army Iicaig to aferat the eon4yr, nut to plrorlde in teresting "copy"' for newspapers. tie ..sumnander in tlhu fiehl iimakes it lh.n ' usiness to fIput obstacles betlreein tin -arrespondent and tilaeltir :c llegah ai. He may discharge Iris dutv to hiis coun try ruthlessly or dcliciat.ly. but iln result is always thle samirr. 1'arr ltr(...,i. >ut in tllo c:;nmp, and sorloner or ..,.-, vime disaffected coivircsoindrlent 'lir-.r i>s away" after a battle, and i.h:king .It. speed.to...

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