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ONE-SIDED PUBLIC INSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
QNE-SIDED PUBLIC INSTI TUTION. All the members of the Braid wood Literary Institute are con scriptionists. At least, one would presume that suck is the case, be cause it is placarded with con scriptionist literature. Somebody thought ,-it only' fair that 'No' should have a chance amongst this display, but this literature was promptly torn down by the librarian! The 'Yes' placards still remain in their blaze ? of colors, although one of them will cost the committee' probably £1 to replace a broken window. 'Anti- conscriptionist members (and there are many o f them) should feel deeply grateful, we suppose, in be ing allowed to contribute, to the bill of cost. But, of course, an* anti is (entitled to no better con sideration, even' from at public institution which he helps to sup port.— Thos. C. Musgrave, Braid wood/ A special 'Gazette' - lias been issued proclaiming October 28 a public holiday throughput New South'Wales. , ' Under the War Precautions Act the sale of all gums, rifles, ...
THE CALL TO ARMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
THE CALL TO ARBIS, On Thursday last Major Alley and Dr. George visited Baila'aba in connection with the compul sory enlistment sche'nie. s Eigh teen presented themselves for examination. At Major's Creek on Friday there were 24 examina tions, of whom 14 applied for ex emption, un Saturday a raw was made on Araluen, when 42 men were examined, a very high percentage of 'whom were accep ted. When seen subsequently Dr. George, the examining officer; said they were a very' fine stamp of men at the latter place. There was a good deal of suppressed ex citement at each of the three places. At Major's' Creek, how ever, this found open expression, and the argument at times 'be- came very heated.
LATEST WAR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
LATEST WAR NEWS. ^GeneralHaig reports : We cap turod 800 prisoners on Saturday. The Rome 'Messagero's' cor respondent at Zurich says the Zsituation in Vienna is grave. ZMartial law has been proclai med. It is officially reported that an entjmy aeroplane dropped three bombs in Sheerness Harbor and. one near the railway station. Some carriages were damaged, but no , casualties have been re ported. Britith aeroplanes pur sued the raider. Later Admiralty I reports state that naval aircraft brought down a German seaplane. It is believ ed that it was the raider* at Sheerness. An Italian communique reports that rain and snow-falls are in -terfering with operations. We are strengthening and improving our new positions. Petrograd sends excellent news of operations on the Roumanian front. They surrounded an ene my division near Bekas, taking 500 prisoners. - -
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY. Monday, 5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (From Oan-CorrespondenM SYDNEY. ~ Momiay, 5 p.m. On the first day of last ,wcek recruiting was brisk in the met ropolis, but thereafter the. offer ings daily became' less. The week's 'total offerings was Shi, of whom 357awere rejected, leav ing 500 to go' into camp. For the-16 days -since the issue of the war proclamation 156,787 men have reported throughout Australia. Of these 77,217 have been passed' as fit, 43,512 were declared unfit, 24,963 doubtful, and 6390 temporarily unfit. The Prime Minister stated yes terday that he had communicated with the British Government re specting the colored labor bogey raised by the rio-conscriptionists. The Secretary of State for the Col onies, he says, scouts the* sug gestion, and has requested the Commonwealth Government to giv-3 it an immediate and cate gorical denial. Commenting on the message, Mr. Hughes said : 'By Bonar Law's denial the col ored labor' bogey has dissolved into thin air.' A Mr. Hughes announced yester day ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
JUST PUBLISHED 1' +'.??'. ? ' ? ANTHONY HaROERNS' Portfolio of Fashions SPRING AND SUMMER, 1016-1917. PORTRAYS a few of the MANY attrac tive NOVELTIES now showing in the Mew Fashion Showrooms at ihe ever-popular Palace Emporium, on the Historic Slope o£ , Brickfield Hill. Artistic Millinery for &l o&astons is speci ally featured, French Models in Ladies' and Children's Garments are distmptly smart jn all that appertains to Feirtinine Fashions are available ex every Mail Steamer. This publication is specially dedicated to our lady friends in the country, to enable them to choose from the prettiest and nicest Jrashions produced for the season, and still further demonstrating the advan tages to be derived by buying everything at Anthony Horderns' Famous Low Prioes. I- .--;.? ? ,. v ? Posted Free on Application. ? ? ^ — t— ANTHONY HORDERN ft 80H8,1:™ Only Universal Providers, New Palace Emporium, BRICKFIELD HILL, SYDNEY Speedwell Cycle Depot I wheslje arou can get 'c. ? ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
IBIS'S UNEST DISPLAY — :0F ? Spring Goods. --IN MY — New Spacious Shop. Dress Goods in all the Latest Fabrics AT SMALL PRICES. Stripe Crepes, 7£d. Plain Jap. Crepes, 8£d to 11-J-d. 12-inch Cotton Voiles, white,' Is. 42-in Cotton Voiles, Black, Navy, Saxe, Brown, and Grey, 1/2 to 1/8. Light Ground Prints, 7d. Indigo Navy Prints, 8d, 9.Vd. Tussore Silks, 1/4. 2/3, 2/6, and 2/9, Assam Suiting Silks, 5/6. Flioral Voiles, lid, 1/2, 1/4 ; 40-in. djo., 2/3. Stripe Voiles, 1/-, 1/1. White Piques, lid ; 40-in. do., 1/2. White Shower of Hail Muslins, at 7£d and 1/-. 42-inch Self Stripe White Cotton Voiles, 1/5. SPECIAL VALUES in 27in. White Jap. Silks, at 1/5, 1/11, 2/4, 2/6, 3/-, and 3/3. Ready-toWear Hats for Ladies, Maids & Children. Children's Tussore Silk Hats, 2/-, ? 2/6, 2/9. Children's Imitation Panama Hats, 2/6. Children's Colored Poplin Hats, 3/6. Maids' White Pique ' Hats, black bands, 3/6, 3/9. Great Variety of Children's Hats from 1/3 each. Ladies' Panamas, 5/9, 9/-. Ladi...
PRECAUTION AGAINST ATTEMPTED PERSONATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
PRECAtJTIO'NS AGAINST AT TEMPTBD PEJtJSOJfATION.. Jt hasb.^en suggested that there is some danger at the forthcom ing -Referjenclum of jpersons voting or attempting to vote in the nar rnes ,of absent or deceased sol diers. -'?' ' - 'V^licn seen last week the Chier Electoral Officer, for the Common wealth pointed out thai thy electoral- officers are in posses sion of information as to the names of absent and decease . I soldiers, and ?: ii any person is so msguided as to atteihpt to falsely personate any soldier or other elector for the purpose of obtaining a ballot paper to whicji . he is not entitled, he will be dealt with under the penal provisions of the law. Personation!, Mr. Oldham added, is one of the grayest offences which can be committed under the electoral statute, and not only is the individual commit ting, .the o ffence liable to two years* imprisonment without the optiou of a fine, but any person aiding, abetting, or counselling him thereto is also liable to simi lar pu...
SHOUT SERIAL STORY. The Secret of the Veranda. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
SHOTtt SERIAL SWRY. Me Semki of -? ? ? -» ?;-.- - ?? t- ?! :?? ^'- ? '?;-/ ? .?...-. (Continued)., j*;.,,' ; v He controlled himselfy^iriAg.' footsteps, anil, they W^r^ Mietur-; bed by Mr. Malone, who ;cariie In to clear up his papers. The mas* ter and anistress of the house, subsided and departed, one aVa time, with an awkward silence. The. detective's nicely/laid plan had failed, and he wa| ^ept a prisoner ior quite a '-' long- while, till Mr. Malone had finished. Ne vertheless, it was interesting lis tening there. The disappointed and disgusted secretary -'sat- for a long time with his face 'buried in his . hands, sighing heavily. He cmied. his reverie with a isay-. age outburst of revulsibniaigainst the girl who had first fooled and then mortally wounded him. 'Curse her! She's not worth it!' he cried as he strode from the room. . ; -, The man from Scotland Yard emerged from his hiding-place, stretched himself, and sighed. Then he picked up his bundles, of papers and his bag and ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
^ - ' ? .* -COMMJJEGIAL. The Australian^ Mercantile, Land and Finance Company, ttd., report :-—..?' , Sales this week hqve been held in Brisbane ,aa-d by arrangement no auctions took- place in this centre, buyers being absent in me uortneru capital, xue quan tity offered in Brisbane waslarge,^ some 46,000 bales, and by telegra phic communication we learn that values were ? In buyers favor, and: faulty wools s are reported as be ing very irregular ,with a down ward tendency*' buyers on behalf of Japan operating freely. ' From Melbourne our office ad vised that at their -sale on Tues . day the; market was firm for well grown free, merinos, with a poor demand and irregular market for failty wools. Of the 4000 bales offered 3000 were Isold at auction. Sales will be resumed in Syd ney; on Monday next, this Com pany's sale taking place on Tues day,', when «ome 2500 bales will be submitted. The Prime Minister received an; important cable message on Fr-i-' day from General Sir Douglas Haig....
EXEMPTION REGULATIONS. ALTERATIONS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
fxi Option BEGtiLATibsrs. ALTERATIONS, MADE. Several important apaendmenjfcB to the War Service regulations have been approved by the Fede ral Executive Council/ Clause 2 of regulation 9, which provides for six months' impris onment for the failure of any parson liable to** enlist to attend' at a proclaimed time and place, has been altered ,so that the pen alty will be three, months in gaol instead of six. Regulation'13, providing for the' enlistment and service of dis charged members of the/A.LF., has been amended so that the soldiers referred to are men who have been discharged before leaving Australia, or, having served out side Australia, have been dischar ged on the ground of medical un fitness caused by their own mis conduct, or on the ground that tfieir services were no longer required. Power is given under a hew regulation which is. to follow NoV 13, for the enrolment of persons exempt under section 61 of the defence Act, under which the proclamation, was issued. This means ...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 24 October 1916
OBITUARY. Tub o'd landmarks arCftisap pcaring oivd by one. The last to go is Mr. W. Dawson, who has bsen residing -in Sydney for/ ? some little time. A week ago vri reported that he was ' seri- ously ill. and that bis life ^was despaired ot He passed sway on Sunday. The deceased was one - of our oldest and. most respected residents, and one of: our suc cessful farmers. Although he had ? , * only a small holding he made the most use .of it, and reared a large .' family; upon it, who /have all done well for themselves. The late Mr. Dawson, who was 84 yeans of age, landeU in^ N.S.W. when he was 18L years old.- Mftr- ryiiig. in Sydney, he came to Braidwood 58 years ago, gping to Bell's Creek. Afterwards he mbv cd. to Braidwood, and for 12 years ho resided in the house at thre entrance to the Bedervale pad docks, when he secured the pro perty at Two-MUe-CJreek, on which he rjesided till he went to Sydney six months ago.* His wife died some years ago. He leaves six daughters and three son...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 7 November 1916
SPORTING. The V.R.Ci meeting opened on Saturday. The weather was un favorable, light rain falling at intervals. The proceedings open ed with the Maiden Plate, which was won by Kilchoman, who star ted at 6 to 1. Captain Stahdish yo iu x.) waro ocuuuii auu otoii v^uui edian (10 to 1) third. The richly endowed Maribyrnong Plate fell to Pah King (7 to 1), Erasius (6 to 1) being second and Remmon (7 to 1) third. Thrice ,who was a warm favorite at 9 to 2, finished fourth. The Hotham Handicap was annexed by Dame Quickly, who was second favorite at 7 to 1. Daius (15 to 1) was a length off second and Torbane (10 to 1) third. Lucky Escape was favor ite at 6 to 1. There were nine starters for the Derby. Kilboy started a red hot favorite, backers freely lay ing 10 to 9 on the New Zealand colt. Stageland was second favor ite at 6 to 1 against, Wolaroiand Ettefred 8 to 1, Mehi King 10, 25 to 50 to 1 others. Mehi King tries to lead nearly all the way, and entering the straight he was go ing strong...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 7 November 1916
A Delightful Hair-Cut, Shave, & Shampoo. 2 COMFORTABLE AKCHER CHAIRS ?VI Make Razor Setting a Speciality. Civility and Attention . My Motto! Harold Young. TO STAND THIS SEASON AT RACECOURSE PADDOCK TFE CLYDESDALE STALLION SEEiThopn Blend. Bay Colt, foaled 1912, 4 years old. SIRE, Scottish Pride, won first prices at Khepparton and Dookie as a twoyear old, only times shown ; grand sire 'Scottieli Style. Q- graudsire Bonnie Style, winner of. the following prizes, viz. :— In 1898, first in his class and first in the Sires' Produce Sta kes challenge cup at Koyal Show, Melbourne, first and cuampion at Dookie, first in his class and second competing against all ages at Echuca, and first prize at Shepparton ; in 1899, second in his class in a field of 13 at the Royal Show, Melbourne, and won the challenge cup of £25. flis stock haB been very successful in the show ring. G g grand sire, Stanley Style, won second prize in hie class at Melbourne, second in the SireB1 Pro duce Stakes, a...
BEN HALL RELIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 7 November 1916
BEN HALL RELIC. A remarkable relic of the bush- j ranging days has been found by a station hand named William M'Glynn at the back of Toman bil, in the Forbes district. It ap pears that a couple of days be ;ore Ben Hall set out on his last trip he stole a saddle horse from Mr., A. C, R. Bowler, of Boyd Station, and going across toDar oobalgie he seized a silver-plated pistol from the residence of Mrs. Cropper, of Dar'oobalgie. Ben was was known to have hidden his old pistol close by, but although many searches were made . they were all unsuccessful until Mr. M'Glynn made his discovery last week. . ? The Roumanians . and Russians still hold the enemy oh the nor thern frontier of Rou mania, where there is bitter fighting. There is a growing feeling of confidence, in Roumania's ability to hold the fee. ..-....*
THE COAL STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 7 November 1916
THE COAL STRIKE. The coal strike continues, and there is no prospect of a set tlement. The delegates repre senting the Coal and Shale Wor kers' Federation returned to their respective districts on Friday. The miners officials report that, having stated their terms , at the conference, nothing further could be done by them. All the coastal collieries are to be laid up and the crews paid off at once. Should the necessity arise the Government will not hesitate to seize stocks of coal throughout the State. The Necessary Commodities Commission was to sit on Mon day to fix the wholesale and re tail selling price of coal.
THE POLITICAL TANGLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 7 November 1916
THE POLITICAL TANGLE. There are * indications that thn negotiations for a settlement of the Stats political crisis . are nearing a settlement. It is belie ved that a coalition Cabinet,' with* a 12 months' prolongation of the life of Parliament, will be arran ged. The question of the reconstruc tion of the Federal Ministry is engaging the attention of the Prime Minister. It is thought that Mr. E. S. Cavr, m^mb- r for Macquarie,, may be o!Tu.c.l one of the vacant portfolios. One feature of the n e rela- tions for a coalition lias Licomc plain — there is almost certain to be a recognition of the Progres sive party in whatever agree ment is arrived at.- Mi*. Beeby, the leader of the Progressives, has been concerned in the nego tiations. Mr. J. C. Watson, formerly Prime Minister of the Common wealth, has been expelled from the Labor movement by the P.L.L. executive as a result of his at titudo on conscription. It was also decided that all members of the Legislative Assembly who desire to...
WAR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 7 November 1916
WAR NEWS, A Berlin wireless message ad mits the evacuation of Fort Vaux. Dr. Dillon, writing from Some to the 'Daily Telegraph,' says: 'Circumstances have made Rou mania tae pivot or tne Euro pean campaign. It is dangerous to argue that the loss of terri tory will be advantageous to the Allies so long as the Roumanian army is intact.' He considers the magnificent stand of the Roumanians on the Predeal front encourages the hope of further great achievements. Unless von Falkenhayn reaches the plain be fore winter sets in his enter prise must fail'. The invasion of Roumania has an enormous at traction for the German Emper or, to whom it would mean a victory over all the Allies. Here in is the secret of the astonish ing driving power against the Roumanians, which it was not believed the Germans were cap able of at this stage. Von Hin denburg is likely to continue his efforts repeatedly? regard* less of cost. Russia realised this, and sent troops which the Ger mans hoped would never come...