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WHY GERMANY IS MAD FOR PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
?V WHY GERMANY SS MAD FOR PEACE. What is behind the sudden German madness for a cessation of ??hostilities? .The world has had (jiiite sufficient, evi dence of Teutonic lust for power tr- understand that thn furthest thought from the Hun mind is that of ceasing' rthe slaughter in the interests of! human ity. Jt also knows enough nibout V.\o. German character to realise thsit theve has been no sudden awakening to the ? impossibility of achieving the ambition of becoming- 1he world's greatest mili tary and conrmereial power. Wha.t then is the motive for the* peace frenzy? Germany is preparing' for a' great commercial r-otrp. The uCter-lhe-wir ^movement t-h'nt has been proceeding in 'the Fatherland for the past twelve months, ever since it became apparent, to the War Lord-; that their plan to Tj-:mas!i aill the other great European na ?:t.ions on tibe .battlefield had failed, lias -been no idle rumor. , It has been a big .reality.- Germany hopes to bluff or hoodwink her enemies into co...
VERDUN AGAIN. Enemy Attack Falls. Effective French Fire. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
VERDUN AGAIN. Enemy Attack Fails. Effective French Fire. (Keillor's Telegram.) LONDON, Saturday? A French communique says: — Airier 'an intense Jbombarclment ITnJj Germans strongly attacked' our front over: a width of three kilometres (a. mile and, a half) from the west of Hill 304 to the east of Dead Man's Hill. The at- 1 tack was broken by our tire- Only some I fractions of the enemy penetarted our trench south of Dead Man's Hill. Five enemy aeorplanes were brought down on Wednesday. The. German official message claims that the attack penetrated the French second and third lines on. Height 304 a.nd the southern slope of Mort Homnie, took prisoner 222 and ''repulsed cauntev attacks.
LATE TELEGRAMS. STATE'S FINANCIAL POSITION. Rigid Economy Necessary. Increase in Revenue for Half Year. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
LATE TELEGRAMS. ? a»i ? . STATE'S FINANCIAL POSITION. Rigid Economy Necessary. Increase in Revenue for Half Year. SYDNEY, Sunday. J no Assistant Treasurer, Mr. FiUnat. rick, stated that the State's finances were, in a satisfactory condition. The estimates of revenue had been fairly well realised to date with the ex ception of the railways, which suffered severely as the result of the coal strike. On the spending side; he added es pecially in the expenditure nf 'loan money the most rigid economy was be ing exercised. All .departments were v.^iv.iiijtiti *..iv-ou au|;t;i v iftlun in urUKl TO prevent anything like waste. In the circumstances Air. Fitzipatrick expects the financial year will fully jus tify the estimates made by Mr. Holman in his budget speech. The. revenue returns for the' month of December show a decrease of £82,490, but for the lia.lf year there had been an increase of £240,645.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
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GERMANY'S ONLY NAVAL VICTORY. A GERMAN ADMIRAL'S LETTER. Von Spee's Own Account of Coronel. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
GERMANY'S ONLY NAVAL VICTORY. A GERMAN ADMIRAL'S LETTER, j Von Spee's Own Account of Coronel. The London 'Daily Mail' secured a ' translation of a description by Admiral ' von Spee, the German commander of [ the battle of Coronel, fought off the Chilian coast on November 1, 1914, when the British cruisers Good Hope and Mon mouth were sunk with all their men and the British commander. RearAd miral Sir C. Craddock, was killed. This document is of extreme interest, as von Sj)ue perished a few weeks after liis victory in the battle of the Falk land Islands. It is a letter from him, which was sent to Europe in a neutral ship before he met with disaster, and which is now published in English for the first I time, it has appeared in Armiral Kir- ! choff's recent book 'Dor Scekries;-, 1914 15.' November 2, 1914. Yesterday was All Saints' Day and a lucky day for us. I was cruising with the squadron southwards along the coast when I received intelligence that an English cruiser had pu( in to ...
UNCLAIMED MONEY. [?] of Kin and Heir Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
UNCLAIMED MONEY. [\ of Kin and Heir Wanted. ig the eventful year jusu.closing clera.ble number of inquiries have ade by advertisement for missing egatees; next of kin, etc., by exe-' solicitors, trustees, and by order Court of Chancery in Australian, (Jaland and British newspapers, idinits at stake being 6n many es- of considerable value, and a ra from the principal of these rbv.e of interest and of possible [d your readers. In the following u| the persons named are known fei emigrated to, or were,, last of in Australia or New Zealand, liscribers thinks themselves inter ian obtain further particulars i\\o undersigned, and beyond a tamp for reply, no fee should jby enquirers: — d\Milborg, &' seaman; Alfred orli, late of' Timaru, N.X.; Gil peing Akeroyd.^son of .Tolin; | Eenry 'Allen; Thomas Corlett I'l.son ot . Henry Joseph . Anci cirles Jackson Ayre, who left jilelds when 18 years of age; ijger or Elmiger; the next of fin Baillie, nee Dickson, fornier tliemuir; George Barber...
TOILET HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
I TOILET HINTS. Here, are four good hints ]on the toilet. Groy Hair: — Lithone FJuid rubbed | into the hair roots; quicklyi brings grey i hair bade to its natural 'color. It is not a dyo. Price 3/9 (postage fld). To Grow Hair: — Fluid Ilyasol stops hair falling, banishes dandruff and itch and makes the hair grow tluclc and long. Price 3/9 (postage 9dj. I A Now Skin: — Thermol Pasto remov es freckles, tan, sallow Bark brown liverish marks, and all skm blemishes caused by .age, the weatherJor ilUhealth It leaves the skin clear, trefoil,- fair and youthful. It makes a plant aged face young and lovely. Price 3R9- (postage 3d). ? | Wrinkes: — Vathml Skin Baa™ banish es wrinkles and crow's feets Big jar 2/9 (postage 3d). f ?You get thnkbove from % GOODSHl BLACK &$C0., 283 Glare/ f^'Ret, Sydney, %ents. ? .., S-vH h ?
DAYLIGHT SAVING. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
DAYLIGHT SAVING. The attention o,f meteorological obser vers throughout the Commonwealth is ( specially called to the Daylight Saving Act. that has been passed by the Feder al Parliament, and which, when it comes into operation, will necessitate some alteration -in the time of taking their] observations. ] Rain Stations. — As regards these sta- 1 tions having rain gauges only, no I change in the time of observation need be made. Climatological Stations.^-At the more fully equipped barometiric and tempera ture stations, no change need be made in the time of taking those daily read ings which are wired to the weather bureau, in each of the State capitals, and wliieh therefore will be taken at the same clock time after the altera tion as before; but as. regards the ob servations made at 9 a.m., 3 p.m., and 9 p.m. for climatological purposes, these will require to be taken one hour later than at present, in order that the read ings may correspond to true local time, and be comparable wi...
THE WAR GERMAN FRIGHTFULNESS. Harsh Treatment of British Prisoners. In German East Africa. Compelled to Work for Natives. Made Beasts of Burden. LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
THE WAR GERMAN FRIGHTFULNESS. Harsh Treatment of British Prisoners. In German East Africa. Compelled to Work for Natives. ' Made Beasts of Burden. (.Renter's Telegram.) LONDON. Snfnrdfiv. British, prisoners from German Kast Africa, who have arrived at London de scribe their terrible privations. The German policy was systematically to degrade the British in the eyes of the natives. They used planters, military officers, scientists', and their wives as slaves with the result that the British prestige has been destroyed far a. hun dred miles. The Itev. S. Pan ton, Principal of St. Andrew's College, ait -Zanzibar, states that the Germans placed white persons undfcr natives, treating them as low-class blacks. The British were in the scan tiest clothing, and were compelled to pull: lorries through -the streets like oxon in full view of the jeering ? natives.'1 An English graduate was compelled to hoe a native's garden patch. A wea.Hhy- plan ter had to clean natives' latrines. Eng lish wom...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
) 91 7 We Will Do Our Share Will You Po Yours ? Jn. wishing all our friends i Happy New Your vtp want to say that we ?will do our shnre-townrflsjjnkinjj.it. happy for you so far as shopping goes if yon will help us ; doing1 your share. . [/OUR SHARE— . — consists in shopping at » store (hat is putting1 forth its best efforts to keep the prices down fin flic qualities up. It's worth a little encour ag-emont, isn't it? i , , iWe S'n *° n tremendous a nant. of trofible, to -*ny nothing of extra cost, which we DON'T, as tjrou to bear, to keep prices at the lowest level whilst making cei'tnii fa at the qualities do not suffer. [\ iilT A BARGAIN? ii - If yon'U help US, we will 1 % YOU. THIS IS THE STORE ThJ STOCKS EVERYTHING AND KEEPS THE PBCES DOWN TO ZERO. CHARLES RECAN LTD., PALACE OF TRADE, 284, 286, 288jj»0 PEEL STREET, TAMWORTH. ( ? § CHEAP Leasehold, Tenterneld-2533 acres,' good sheep country, watered by creeks, good house, yards, gelt., 40 years' tenure can be convertefl into C.P ...
WAR NERVES. German Opinion of England. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
WAR NERVES. German Opinion of England. A member of the ; Reichstag, Georg Gotheim, contributes a four-column arti cle to the 'Berliner Tageblatt' on 'Wai- Nerves.' After Quoting the saying, 'The nation with the strongest nerves will win the war,' he refrs to various nerve attacks from which the Germans have suffered, including the nervous ness caused by General Brusiloff's offen sive and the battle on t,he Somme, Dis cussing England, he writes: 'She is fighting for her prestige, not for her overwhelming position as a naval power, for that is not threatened. England is not fighting for the deliver ance of her soil, as is the case with France. She is fighting to ruin Ger many. As if it were possible perman ently to cripple a nation of 70,000,000 possessing high intelligence and culture, and a land having such huge resources as' Germany! Furthermore, the brutal plans of Messrs. Asquith and 'Llyod George are meeting with increasing op position in their own country. The rase and hate whi...
THE GARDEN. THE FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
THE GARDEN. ' THE FLOW KH GARD.K.N. , The Balsam.: JJntnniciill.v known as Impatiwis balsam inn, this plnnt came ? ? originally from tho tropical country oi Asia, and ma. .ha.Hf-luu'dy iinnunl of rapid growth. lts extremely' succulent stems arc, thickly clothed with abundant, bngh'trgreou ' foliage, and showy flowers of various shades ol white, voso, red and crimson, many of Urn fltroois are . jcither .benuitriji'.ully striped or spotted with contrasting shades. The generic name, Imipatipns, is explain-cil J-y the bchav .iour of tlie plant when Uio seeds ate ? ripe, for, on fcho si iislitcst. touch tho seed-pods hunst and. the .*-e-3s are seat teved. The balsam should lie grown rapidly and. should not lie. allowed to have a liheck.. Procure, a good strain , of seeds and sow theni now. Transplant . the seedlings aihout a foot apart, into deep, rich, soil, in a sunny situation, and give tho plants liberal waterings, particularly in dry weather. Grown in this way itihe. plants will pro...
ALLEGED BREACHES OF CLERKS' AWARD. Proceedings to be Taken. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
ALLEGED BREACHES OFJ CLERKS' AWARD. '' Proceedings to be Taken. .SYDNEV, Sunday: J ? The secretary of the Clerks' Union I says that there are a remarkable mini-, ber of employers' of clerical labor who are not. complying, ' with the . various clerks' awards obtained1 by the Union. , Sweating is particularly rampant In this industry, and- there are instances of employers paying clerks considerably below award ' rates . It is the intention of the union to in- 1 stitute proceedings at an early date for. breaches of the awards.
NORTH COAST DAIL[?] Increase Subscription [?]es. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
NORTH COAST DAILlfs. Increase Subscription R|es. . ', Owing to the, enoimious incase iin the cost of pa.per, nnd the cneral ^all round additional cost of prodition, thfl following caiinti1}' morning dsy DWS papers have decided to incrso their suibscripwon rates and the 'rice per sinj^lo copy, viz., 'Tho Daily iamiiier,' Gral'ton; 'The Noiitihorn Hr,' Us more; and 'The Tweed Dai'' Mur v.-illumlbah. The. charges wBh aro'tn come into operation from Janary 1 «r« to be as follows: — In ndvanl 10/6 per quarter, £1 for six month.sfmd' £1/K' ro; 12 months. In additions/ 'extra'is to bo charged for booIiTngi The prije for single copies is IJd. ea«i Mr. Alban Willmott has icon up his duties as manager of the fin of liow conic and. King, Taimvorth jlntich, dJr ing the a.bsence of Mr. A. 1) Carter, Vrt the front. , f |