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TERRIBLE HAILSORM. Ruinous Damage in Nar[?] District. NARRAB[?], Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
TERRIBLE HAILS0RM. ' t Ruinous Damage in Narnri District. NlAiRiRbVBf, Sunday^ Details of the great historm, which occurred at Ningndoo Mintain, ab»ut 1-0 miles from this place'are. now com ing to hand. It a-ppearihat the lu'll stones were so laiigo thaorchards w»/o uompletely ' distroyed, ,'-nces wasied . awayi, and \\\o wheii't-cr« totally riin od. \ ; J Air. R.iiil)on Smith ciliates his Ass ? A at 1000 bags & whea together -rfitli ;' tho total destruction ofis orchard, pi- I ued ait. £75. Thotvotalamages effected / A in tho locality are ^boiiJClSOO. , \\' VI All tho orehards^'iced big retinu Hi last year, ,but this ^W-, owing to ite ' I storm, not a penny|f^tii of f''Wi';' I I).! gathered. '\ -*!'' ?/'' j
ALTERING THE CONSTITUTION. Should House of Commons be Asked? SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
ALTERING THE CONSTITUTION.. Should House of Commons be Asked? SYDNEY, Sunday. ?The; proposal 'that both Houses of par liament should be asked to pass an ad ijre'ss. to-'-the Imperial Parliament asking j it to alter the Federal Constitution to I 1 aable the' elections for 18 Senators due ] Ui retire before .June 30 to be postponed ] 10 September . next when the House' of Itepresentatives will expire by- elfluctlon j (.1 time is said ..to. be seriously disturb ing some members who regard it as a Most dangerous move to ask the Imper ial Government to interfere with thej Act under which the Commonwealth was 1 (-.?itablished. j They think jf such action is taken- it | will create- a precedent- which may oper- : ate very conveniently for Australia in the future. '
NEW INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM. Wages Boards to be Reconstituted. Less Delays in Cases. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
NEW INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM. . Wages Boards to be Reconstituted. ' Less Delays in Cases. SYDNEY, Sunday. Dealing with the alterations in the Arbitration Act passed through the As s.enibly last session Mr. Garland, Minis ter for Justice, stated it was expected ihe new process would greatly reduce the delay in the present system. While it was not proposed to super f-ode the wag.es boards they would gen (?rally speaking be reconstituted with new judges as chairmen. j The advantage, of the arrangement was that it would be no lnnsrer neMssanr to hear at great length evidence in each ' ase on 'questions common to all. The net result, continued Mr.- Gar-1 !md, ought to be a much speedier set- 1 ilement of disputes and the disappear ance of a, lot of industrial unrest, cie i'.t.ed by the delays which bad been a j feature of the industrial arbitration sys- 1 tern in all stages in the past. ?
ANOTHER MINERS' BALLOT. Should Judge's Order be Accepted? SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
ANOTHER MINERS' BALLOT. Should Judge's Order be Accepted? SYDNEY, Sunday. ine Daitot of- miners to decide whether \hey shall accept the order made by Mr. Justice Edmunds as to the rates of pay for coal getting and other work in and about the pits will bo taken on Wednes day'. The officers oX the Collieries' Em ployees' Federation, expressed the confi dent belief that the ballot would be largely in favor of accepting the^order. All the mines are working1- well and I will- continue to do so for a few weeks, j
NEW WAGES AWARDS. Clerks and Cashiers Embraced. SYDNEY. Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
NEW WAGES AWARDS. Clerks nnri Cashiers Embraced. SYDNEY. Sundaf. i An award has been issued for office ' assistants, cashiers, and delivery clerks by the reta.il shops wages board in ro ; liect to the claims lodged by the Aus tralian Clerks1 Association. It. provides 'amongst* other things that yie proportionate wage for ' males and females 5 to 23 years of age, minimum for males shall be £2/18/fi, and females' £3/14. ? The award w-ill remain in force until December 31, ]937. ? The ?jVurniture Trade Society has ob tained. ' an award covering tjie enpir? piano, organ and allied trades embraqirig uleveii occupations for1 whom a flat rate of £3/12 is prescribed. /
THE VEGETABLE GARDEN [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
THK Vl'XilVIABI.IC CJ-ARDEN. fnteimediaite Carrot: This is an ox eolleut variety for present sowing. It is an improved iorm. of the ? half-long scarlet; in a general way it might be, d^e scribed mk a linnil-sniuA balf-loni; carrot with a long pon.ite.di. ivoll-troiloi'ed root, of vigorous and rapid larowth. 'I'heso smooth, rlonn roots are oi excellent flii vor. St. A'nlcry enrrot i's nnottlior good soit suitable for pi-esent sowing.
MORE GERMAN SHELLS. Strenuous Efforts for Spring Campaign [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
MORE GERMAN SHELLS. Strenuous Efforts for Spring Campaign General Ludendorff's indication that more munitions were required by Ger many foretold a step now taken by. Hindenburg of getting a Minister of Munitions appointed in the person of Major-General Groner, who at the begin ning of the war was directly responsible for the German mobilisation so lar as the railways were concerned. He is well-known as an organiser. From a reliaible source it is learned that extensive measures are being taken to increase Germany's ammunition sup ply for the spring campaign. Through, iut Westphalia all the factories hither to engaged wholly or partly on civil work have been notified that they will be required to place their premises ex clusively at the service of the new Mun itions Ministry from November 12. Tho Minister will decide which factories shall be converted into ammunition works and which can more suitably bo employed on other military work. iGreat efforts are being made to per suade prison...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
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HAIG SCARED THE ENEMY Germans Fear Next Attacks! LONDON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
HAIG SCARED THE ENEMY. Germans Fear Next Attacks! ? * (Published in 'The Times.?) LONDON, Satnnhv. Colonel Repington says General Haig modestly does not reveal how rnjieh the Allies owe to his splendid leadership. 'His pl'ans gave the Snimme biftl^ the relentless eh-nrncier which imide-the enemy rea.lise that, he had pet his match nnd had ended his earee] of vic tory, probably resulting- in the at- ' tempted pence negotiations becsuse1 tho enemy is apprehensive of the rkults of renewed attacks oh the west 'ront in the spring- of 1917.
STARTERS FOR TATTERSALL'S CUP. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
STARTERS FOR TATTERSALL'S CUP. SYDNEY, Sunday. following are the) .starters' m Tatt's Gup: — ''Wal'laco Isinglass, Chantomerlo, Canzone, R.ushfordi, Cliarlovillo, Lady Minnie, Qunrale, Comimon J*aw, Jjong nftre, Alnsco, Redmond.
LATE SPORT. TATTERSALL'S RACES. Anticipations for To-day. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
LATE SPORT. | TATTERSALL'S RACES. J Anticipations for To-day. SYIXsKY, Sunday. ' 'jenny JiirU s' tips lor Monday:— Novice Handicap: Dick \tedgowood, Redmond, Uonno usance. Flying Welter: Monnie Plume, Roso dell, Sydian.' ' Now -Year's Gift: ;Cohigo) Royal Lad die, Merrimoe. Tatt.'s Cup: 'Wallace Isinglass, Can zone, Ohnntemerlo. Nairsery Handicap: Prince linllnntrco, Pretty Cool, Brolly. Welter Handicap: Throe Star, Wir rillbi, Chid.
No title NEW YORK, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
(Published in 'Tho Times.') NEW YORK, Saturday. The Allies' reply to « llson and lier many is anxiously awn,i(te.d. It is hoped jt will not close the door. Germany, is being pressure to bear on Wilson to endeavor to induce til-e Allies - to accept. The 'Times' correspondent at Head fuarUirs says: Tho peace Note is discus sed at the front, because, the Jtntisn Army feels its superiority and b*lieveH -this enemy also realises the i'act.i HOME, Saturday. The Po.pe wiill not isswe a peace. Note, considering £liat peace efforts are prema ture after the Czar's manifesto.
BOXING. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 1 January 1917
BOXING. SYDNEY, Sunday. Thorn gained. n, decision over Newbnry at the. Brisbane Stadium on points. Tn ? tho ninrialnirn-Mnguira match at the Stad,ium last nteht,. t,he fight went twenty rounds, nnd was declared a- draw. For tho most pn-nt tho match wns far from tlniillinig. Such of the cable news on this page, so headed has appeared fn 'The Times,' and is cabled to Australia by special permission. It should he understood hat the opinidns are not those of 'The Times,' unless expressly stated to be 80. . . .. _