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LATEST CASUALTY LIST. SYDNEY. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
latest Casualty list. - ' SYDNEY. Monday. ?Tlio 269th. casaifilty fet bhows: Total all ''states killed. 'on action 62, died of' wounds or other causes 70, wounded 190 sick 213, injured. 1J-, prisoners of \»nr 2-, returned to duty -366. . ^isw-spwru wai*rs. * Killed in action : Serge. W. P. Boalcs '(England), Corporal J. La,w (Gurigain Jwne), T,anro corporal TO. Lepso (Tnvcioll) Scngit. E. Cpv.lie (Banilkhnm HBh), .Lance Corpor.»l W.' Donnelan (Broken' 'Bill),^ f-rp.t. L. CJinllon (Vic), Pteii II. Eld iVds« (Kogarnih), Cbniorsd \f. Walker -Arui'K Park) Ptesr-H'. Caar (Liveq--opl), '.T: - lTlynn (Woolldomooloo), A. 6. Col iiin-- 'fWicfcham)r J. Laina; (Leichsrdt), r'. Murray '-CVonflm We.)'.' B.~ P4nty'(Son rli), f'*Bgt. W. Ganvoy (Bopjan Gatel, ~Pte, V. Kr.rmor (Rothbury). F. Honey (Vic), V: Booke .(Cowra), Corporal C. Miner (i'orE.ivwle). Pees. J. Bums -(Eng.); J. WMiairas (M,-w-riekvi;,!rc1. R. Thrvchly (Xov.'toivm), Corporal W. Turner (Gran nlle) TJtes. 1C. Knomles (Enrr.), J. Leh...
FATALITIES IN SYDNEY. Seaman's Fall of 50 Feet. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
FATALITIES IN SYDNEY., - Seaman's Fall of 50 Feet. '~ SYDNEY, Monday. i he nociy of a mid,dle-aged woman was vaphed up at Paterson's Beaoh, Clifton, 'nst n,ight. Tt was recovered by the '-o'-'o, who aro now endeavoring to es Abl'sh the deceaseds identity, and to 'iscertain how She got into the water, ''he, body was fully clothed. ^Ilf'nry Dunn, 51, a compositor, was 'li'-'.ed from a squad of workers at the 'olcKers' settlement at, French's Forest ?/efipnday afternoon, and subsequently 'ounil dead in the scrub, having evidently ?ollppspd while at work. - While ,Wii!liam Ilarbe'n, 18,''a seamen, ?va' , working on a steamer In Woolloo 'ioc'oo' Bay, he slipped from the mast -nd fell 50 feet on to the iron deck. He 'i-ar'ured his skull, both legs, and the right arm, and died shortly after admfs =?1011 to 'hospital.
MONUMENT TO "WALLABY" RECRUIT. Unveiled at Maitland. MAITLAND. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
MONUMENT TO 'WALLABY' RECRUIT. , Unveiled at Maitianil. ' : MA'TTIAND. AA'edncsd.nv .' ' A m«anorial t°'th© late Rev. 'Private ?Tobn Wilkinson, wiho^ms strucli,dead by liffhtninn; at IMaitland Showground about twelve months ago, was unveiled, at the Methodist cemetery on Saturday after noon bv Mr. R-. Cameron, honorary Cap tain of tli«-'AValilaWes'^. Tfhero'was a foirlv larpfo flttenflnnces i Tlio Rev. .Private Wilkinson ?Minuted atNnranbri with the 'AVnillnbies', m«r chinn from thei^ to Mnitland where he met bis snd end. He was an extremely napnlar man. Tho monument was ereo-,, ted -by the Narrabri route-mnrch eom' mitt--le. , ,]S
ROLL OF HONOR. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
ROLL OF HONOR. Pte. Peter K. Foster, son of i^?r.-'Jamee E'oster,' of Bningor/an, was 'killed in ac tion in Hsvpt on JanmaryO. He wa.s' 31 yea.i-s of -i«e, nnd enlipted in Novein lier 1910 TJ-e, was ,well-kno.\vn in the (listrint, hiiLvinp; live(l aibont Duiifiowan fl'H )ys lifPj ongnged .in 'finninff, grazing niid Rbearine -pin »saitfi. Tlio deceneed sol dier hns another' .brother, JKrimk. nt pre sent on active service in England,. . ,,
LEAVING CERTIFICATE. Probable Re-Examination. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
LEAVING CERTIFICATE. ' Probable Re-Examination. SYDNEY, Monday. - !vr. -Board, dJi rector of Education,' con- siders that tive special 'disabil'ities under vhich students 'wlip. sat for tho recent' leaving Certificate Examination labored ffc'rd good reason for reconsideration in 'h. ss special instance of the Sydney Uni versity T-y-law Chat prohibits post ex Mn.'nations in failed subjects. ? There will ne',a'meetinK of the Board --C the Examiners at the^end of the week whon the matter will be discussed w'Jth l. view to forwarding a recommendation in Ihe subject to the University an thori tes . (/ ? If the latter consented to suspend 'the '\y-'aw it is probable that a reexamina Uon would take place at. the otvcl of Feb ruary . f
WAR TIME EXTRAVAGANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
'?WAR TIME EXTRAVAGANCE. In singling 'out the racecourse habi tue,1 tftie rnsisrtetft ??-,1!i6nter,v awl the ?' sweep, pnt'ron as examples to beheld up in odium in this \me of war *trc~s the ? - Federal Treasurer rrdo^t-. the nsu.'i] coutee of Tailing, at t,he insignificant sin.Uer -while leaving1 the greater, ,eve,re ' ?» 'alone. Mr. Poynton ' is absolutely'' .right' in what he -.iiy; hnt he doe', 'not 1 go fienvby.'ffuv enough,. The ' whlvbhy. 'rtnjyn-H'l^hfteU' JwceduHe habitue who '_ v goes wilKont n fteaqai suit oL' clothe* * while ' r-heerfnllly haflding ,o«t poun'd -ntoitep Ao tihe- ilwokmflkerj and d'ocs it '-«' '.veeik 'after week, ,i.=f' n familiar figure; „. '' ' bivt'ho is hiimseltf One chief sufferer, and '' it'i^'pitobnble What if he did not indulge \ his ''passion, for gsimiblin-r o-n hordes he ' .woii'ld' endeavor to find 3ome other way ok ri,=ik'injr n liMle on ihe off-chance of ! -,x making h V t. Why pick, out the wmall ' '..bettor? U not ihe big fine who is- well...
LATE TELEGRAMS. ALLEGED CONSPIRACY. £280 Innvolved. Farmer's Remarkable Story. SYDNEY. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
LATE TELEGRAMS, ALLEGED CONSPIRACY. . \ ?£280 'Innvolveil. '; 'Farmer's Remarkable Story. SYDNEY. Mondav: Three persons, M;iy liooke, l'YKnk W,iljiamson, and his wiife, Gladys Wif lfamson, who were arrested in Melbourne on 'a charge of conspiring to cheat and defraud William' liooke of '£278, .ap peared before the Central Police Ccuit, Sydney, to-day, to answer the, charge. Detective nr^pr sfiltpri'thiit iVfra Wfl. liiameon made a statement to him. re garding the case. She saM that she met Williamson in Melbourne, and he asked her to maruy-him. She lived with Jiim as his wife, /and. came to ?'New South' Wales with 4im. They stayed at New ;aftle, and then at Woy Woy. William Hoolte,, farmer, gave lengthy eviden'ce in which he explained that lie ?saw an advertisement to. the effect that 'he- farmer's widow wou'd'Hke to meet a 'armer with a view to matrimony. lie had several interviews wHh May Jlooke, ?ind the latter informed him that she ownedoa farm in South Australia of 3000 lores.'...
Submarine Menace. NOT TO BE LIGHTLY REGARDED. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
Submarine Menace. HOT TO BE LIGHTLY REGARDED. (Tt enter's. Telegram.) 'O.?(l.i ? LONDON, Monday. A naval expert 'says the submarine jneuace must not bo lig'htly regarded. He is nowise' disposed to be panicky or ieepiomlentr* ... , , j , Tlie total grwss * Briti&h. tonnage a | ful,v, last wa& 20,4(53,000, as compared ; will'i 20,523,000' in July, 19U. ? It Voukl'take a longtime a1 this rate iflK-desfroy the British, mercantile mar 'ne as^bhe .Gibi'mans Loped.
LATE SPORT. WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. MELBOURNE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
LATE SPORT. — -v-i ? i WILLIAMSTOWN RACES. . ! MKLB0U.ROT3. Monday. 'Williamstomrn' faces reBUillted: -?. Hurdle RaceT Nickajack, 1; Lady Suth eillnnd, 2; iBoyto, 3. Winner 6 to 1. Won bv three quarters of a '-length.' Timo 3.46}. ' . , _„- -J ' , THro-yea r-old JTandioap: Allyerra, 1; Btal 2; Brokbn Gloss, 3. AVinner 9 -to. 2, Won hy ln.ilf a. l«n-?th. Time 1.2.- . - Foundfltion Dav Ilnndioan^-J Pretty Bobby. 1; PolyydrwuR/ 2; -Rael 'Locin, ? 3 ', Winner,' 9' to. 4. Won 'by, .a,' length, nnd' a quarter, three - lenp:tihs'-~between second arid third. Time',^.lli. A pro test asainVt 'Pretty Bobby for alleged/ in- terference 'H'as -feimissed,and TCillorn his ridfir sifipendod for one' month for care 'esi .rid in'1. ' Steerilccbase.: Fireworks, 1 ; Artillery, ^i!I 9,: Chnt-ter ftov'. 3. Winder 7 -to 2. '^Vnn by hnllf n head. Time 4.5. '
STATE INCOME TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
* STATE INCOME TAX. -' Taxpayers airo reminded that Febru ary 7ith is the last day for furnishing State1 income tax returns, for the year endt-d December 81, J916.' ' *' Failure to'fiwnish such return^ within iho 'prescribed time renders the' delin quent liable to a penalty t of. £100. v Postage on nll^pommuniontiions to the commissioners must lio paid by tlie tax- | payer. ? , ? , ?
MOLYBDENITE AT ATTUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 30 January 1917
'MOLYBDENITE AT ATJTU'NGA. ?Another find which shows i promise, oif^ 'rnsidorablo raihio oJ' this, at tlie present time, niuch- sought 'a,ft«r (mineral' J»as V''i»n 'made by- Mr. A. Taylor, of Taylor, BiK»..-Tamwoi-tli, near A^tunga. ' Tliere ?ore liinp1 reefs-in siRlit ranging from 3 in IS inchos in-1 width within an area of f-i feet , K'-rih one is beavilv loaded ,-vyitii inineiral.*. No prospeotina; to nny, extent his ibeen .done, up »to tho pi went, ;iive ---liot-i onlv liavina: been put in ttio orown ri'tho. lond, iwjtli tliP rPFnult.^int 2o or more lbs of puretmineral ore, and a.large i largo qdnittiity of 10 per cent -ore. have -V.W b-ieif/,ed. , PrSnMiirfttions', nro htino, mvidiPl fora fiorouph tertimc^W v thi«' -'-.^w. Tjimvo Imvfl boeii uwi'jA; roporf!?tof , ,S'i(l« nif Ar/ilvM:n;to in t''' cPsfrW- wjiioji, | nn invetsf.'gntion Tiaivo not' proved up\to ^pi'itfltions. ,but tlhis 'one npnoai? ta etiindl oiiit as e.xtra goot}. ' . «?\J- *'.