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LATEST CASUALTY LIST. 150 Deaths; 186 Missing. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
LATEST CASUALTY LIST. 150 Deaths; 186 Missing. . . SYLVNJ4Y, Friday. Tho 2-i] th (Wjualty lir r oluws total alL States: KilWl in. action 7X, diod oi H'oimds or olh-r --9MiialLirjK 7i'i, wounded HO mitesing 1R0, sick '^12 injured .11, prisoners ni war 10, roturned to ''diiity 157. ' N.S.W. killed in action: Gipners Ilarnston (Ashfield), N. Walker (Tin crhn') Serrrb. A ~li .Tovner UlMnhajltcv'i Hay), Pte. M. Larson (Denmark), H. Hughes (N.Z.), .1. Tliiole (W'ingham), II. O' Kelly (North Sydney), W. Price (Stanford Mi'iLhyi), Sergt. F. Lmv (Loichhardt), ifUsi. E. MaLacblan (Ny magee), (}. Reading (Gunnedah^, li. Koina, (Inveredl), .T. .Stwpo (Lpomberah) Pte. A. .Hldwlotb (England), T. L'eck (England), fiorgt. E. Earlo (Armidalu), Lnnce-Corpl. A. (.'. Smith (England), Pte C. B. ]T»llidav (Unmihy). O. f--'tino,i'8 (Paddington), A. ? Betiketi O^ng.), J. IVreNamara (Petersham); O. Asprcy (Wa vr-ih'v), l/aiK-e-Cpl 1/ Hilli.ird (IjhwisJi am), Pto. (f. Tjcfflflr (Eorost lodge), 1?. Hansen (Vi...
MANILLA CATTLE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
MANIllbA tJA/JYPLB SALE'. Attention is dr.awn to a special cattle sale, which takes placo at Manilla^ Sale yards, on Saturday, January 6 1917.- Tho selling agents aro A. 1/, Stewart and Co., Tatoworth/ in conjunction with. '12. O Langrwoi'thy, Manilla, who advise that thoro will -bo an exception ally' good yard ing. .About C00 head' aro now book'etl, cornicing oxtra 'good' quality ' bullocks, stceiiy 'j^ws, arid heifoM, including 200 puroAjpiySDurhiwn M ^jnjjhwjf01'' heir
A MAITLANDER'S EXPERIENCES. On a Torpedoed Liner. MAITLAND, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
A MAITLANDER'S EXPERIENCES. I On a Torpedoed Linei\/ aEATTiTjAX'D, Friday. , Mr. Allan Browne, son of Mr. Thos. 'Browne, of 'West Maitland, who was a pas.senge-r on the P. and' O. liner Arabia when that vessel was torpedoed in the Mediterranean, writing to Ms father from the hospital ship 'Glenarfc Castle, 'under date November 1 0,-. gives ,some interesting particulars ol tlie oitiu renee. He ways: — 'We arrived at Port Said at 5 a.m. on the 4th, and left al 10.30, mfter coaling. On 'Sunday we passed' Ihc Kiusor-i:TKnd, between Crete and Greece, ibound' for Australia.^ On Mon day the weather , was heaudful and , the sea, calm. Shortly afler breakfast, a mmi'ber of u&- were seated ' on deck dialing ,about &ubmarincs, 'etc. A.ftcv which I returned1 to1 the smokeroom. J li'ad not been seated two minutes when I heairdi a bansr.- and then down 'came glass and1 wafer, ft was not- necessary to be^told1 what had caused - lie explo sion. J remember diving1 across the room for...
INTER-DISTRICT NEWS MUSWELLBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
INTER-DISTRICT . - news ' :, MUSWELLBR00K. , ' (From out Correspondent.) !At a mooting' Cf Ihc local .MiunicijMil Council on Wedne/idlay -i letter was read from the secretary School of Arts intimating that' the_ committee of that institution -would tentatively . 'bo- pre pared Jo' let the council take over its^ assets and liabilities, this in view of the' fact that the council has called tenders for' the erection of its* own chambers and' that latterly, the support, accorded the School oC Aria, has been meagre. There-is' about £1600 owin^1 on the land and building-', which is valued at about £5000, being- ^absolutely Ihe besit posi tion in the town. Jt was decided to postpone the consideration oJ« tenders for the pvopose'di new chambers pend ing furl her informnj;ion from the School of Arts 'committee. It was .stated' that the support accorded the institution by the public was not nearly what it might be, and the Mayor (Aid1. C. II Tindall)' and others, whilst admitting- that it -wa...
SINGLETON. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
-SINGLETON. '''(From our Correspondent.) The . following nominations have been received in connection with the Patrick Plains Shiro Council triennial election: A Riding: A. Grainger and I-. Bowei (declared elected); .B. Riding: It. 11. Dangar,' F. J. It. Digbt, A. S. Pank Inivsfc Miirl T). T*. i£ili-r»n v^.r : in t.liia ^njsn there 'being more nominated than re quired, a. ballot will be taken on Janu ary 27. O. Hiding: W. Haycs'-and/AN . G. Roberts (elected unopposed).*. ? Mr. W. llmvitt, manager of' Arehcr field Estato, brought into towii a. few days' ago-' ri, record i))uncSi,.of.. tho'..welJ known Ponderosa claiss, which mvjiri ably produces the ? largest fruit. -' Tlie bimch 'consisted of no fewer than Iii beautiful, largo tomatoes, which N tiirnetl the sealo at 6\ lb. x Tho rainfall, at Singleton during lOlfc totalled 2657 points,, 1329 ponts of which fell during Odtobcr, November, anil Dp c'emlber. It was the best rainfall for tbe last quarter of the year since' 1903, -n hen l...
PULLMAN—SWAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
P,ULL.MAN-SlWAIN. On January 3rd Mr. «eorgo Leslie Pullman, of Nemirighn, was married at SI. John's' Olvurch, Tamworth, t-- Miss Hilda Alma Swain', eldest 'daughter oi Mr. and Mrs. George Swain, of Ivootin gal. The' bride, Svho nvaa given away by. her father, wort* a .pretty costume of white erepp-do-chine, made with a train lined with shell-pink and worn, with n vei arranged ca.p-iwiso over ii'ibridnl wreath, hor bououot beinpr tho gilt of the' .bride groom.' The Ijwo ''bridesmaids were tlie bride's' sister, Misa Millicent Sw;xin, and Miss' Pullman, the britlegroc-m's. sister. Both wero dressed in pretty custumes of white Or^nii'di muslin, their white hats ? trimmed .with pal© pink- posies which matched their bouquets, of pink daisies, whWh with thoir cameo rings were pro sonted by tho bridegroom. 'J ne cei-emo/iy was performed by -the Rev. Canon JJ'air brothor, and at the 'conclusion of the. sei vico tho Wedding March, was played by the organist, Mists Kairbrothor. Tho ?wcdding~re...
ROLL OF HONOR. MAITLAND, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
ROLL OF HONOR. MAITJjAND, Friday. Official information has been received, stating that Private l'\ W, T. Pondloton; oi' tho 34lh A., Medium French Mortar Battery (lido 10th Field . Artillery Bri gade) was killed -dn action in France on -December 7. The - late ''Private Pondle ton was iTson of Mr. and Mrs. H. Jron dleton, of East Maitland, and- -was 320 years of ago. Prior ' to enlisting; ho .was employed 'in the railway workshops^ nt Honeysuckle Point. - He enlisted on Sep tember 9 last year, and sailed for 'Egypt on January 15. After -spending: gome littlo time in Egypt 'ho- was sent to | ?Franco, where ho was in the trenohes for seven months. ,, Private'Tendleton was a vcry_ popular young man. Only on AVydnesd'ay his ..parents _ received a [ -l£ttttr from him, dated November 8, in J whiclilVho,, wrote most hopefully of the' 'Allies' winiiijip; thei war, though xhe thought- it \vould last through another ?winter, ondl\toadd' .'to the. sadness1 of tho iipwts anptry[ 'letter, from ty...
WEDDINGS. BETTISON—KUHN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
WEDDINGS. v ?BTSavriSON— KCHN. ' AfcVSt. John's Chi'lre-h. Tarmvorth on December 23, tho Rev. Canon l''air ibro'vlior celebrated the marriage oC Mr 'Albert _ Be,ttioon, fifth son of Mr. and JIb. .TCdn-ard .Rettiison of 'Armitlalo- road and JMiss 'Alkte 'jKiihn. 'daughter ol Mr. and Airs. ' Kuhn, »ol Nnpior-street. i lie uncle, wlio \va» given. a,v. ay I-y jvh. Sydney Fowler, wore a. handsome tra velling dressi of mole-colored silk -poplin and' hat 'to mo!tch; trc'nwri'ed with a white ostrich -plume. Who carried a bouauet of 'bridal flowers ^and wore 'a gokl 'bangle, iboih tho gifts of tho bride groom. Her bridesmaid was Miss Agnes JBettison, nieco of tho bridegroom, whose pretty 'tvhfte costume and ha-fc were re lieved .by a bouquet of pink ? flowers. The bridegroom was nrcompmuod liy nis nephew, Mr.' Thomas .liottison, as 'best man. After tho ceremony about 60 re latives ,and friends were entertained at tha Oddfellows' Hall^ where 'the usual toasts were 'honored - and the oako cut,...
MOXON—YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
MOXOX— YiOUNG.' A largo gathering of - relatives unc friends was present in St. 'John's Church on, the evening of December 27th, on tho occasion of'i/hjj'man'iage. of Mr. Ern os% Henry Moxon, son of Mr. Mo-son ot Carthago-street, Tam-noi-th, tb Mi-:s Ivy Myrtle; ,Young-, daughter of ''Mr. Xoung of Nnpior-streot, Tftmnvorth. .The cere mony was performed by tlie\Rev'. H. Jfl. .Taylor. Tho jbri-Je who ,w-s given 'away by her .brother, Mr. J. Yo!ung, wore, a 'becoming dress of ivory cropede-^hine, the long tulle veil arranged with a .bri dal -wreath. Her bouquet' and diamond ring wero the- gifts of -tho' 'bridegroom. Hor 'bridesmaid, Miss Nita. Wright, wore a pretty dressi of white voile with a white hat, 'trimmed with roses.- She carried a bouquet of pink flowers and wore a gold Nellie ;Steiwart bangle, given' - by th- bridegroom. Mr. Victor Moxon, the bridegroom's (brother, acted as best man. As tho, nvedding jpnrty left the church, tho Wedding March was given on.' the organ by Mia? F...
TAMWORTH ANNUAL RAINFALL. Eight Inches Over Average. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
TAMWORTH ANNUAL RAINFALL. ? 'Eight Inches Over Average. The rainfall for Tamworth clurhig the year just ended was 35S9 points, or S'M points over the average. Tho heaviest fall wae'during ttio last month ot tho year, when tlio town wai threatened with a disastrous flood. Dur ing December 013 points were 'recorded. Jn tha month of .filne'JOl points loll, l\ovombf»r CG5, a nil Srjptcmber JJ5I. Only ton points were rocoi-ded 'in May, but during Lhe other months of tlie ypar 'heavy falls were' expoi-ienoecl. The tnl lowirig ant -tho 'records -for e'ac!r montli: tTanuai-y 339 points, February 230, Atari1)] H9, April 3 10/ May io, June. 401, July filU, August 2-10, September 35T-, Octo r hoi- 26i!,'Nottj'ml)(-r 3u.5, .and Dacembe. C13.
ISON'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
' ? ISON'S PIOTUBJ5S. What is said to 'bo one of the fiercest hand-to-hand elashes between two bodies o£ men, ever staged' for the soreen is one of the thrilling incidents in' 'The Piiy m-e-nl,' the powerfully dramatic Tri ?angle play to 'be- shown at Ison's' Picture Palace to-day at 3 p.m., also to-night at 8.30 in which'~Bessie Barriscale appears as star. The encounter fakes place in the early part of the. siory and depicts a bitter ,and 'bloody fight between strik ers and strike-breakers* in ,a smaJJ New England. 'mill town. Thos. H. Ince's fights aro fiwnouis for tiioir realism, but i;avely has' ho at/tempied ? to stage any thing^ but battles in' which gun-play has hatll a' part. 'Gun-play,- it is true, fig ures to some extent in. tho scenes in 'Tho Payment,' but the biggest part ot the w'arfar© is waged with' sticks and stones and fists. Stealthily stalking a band of marauders, figihting a hordo ol savages or capturing bands of land pirates, are. among tho*, Jiair-raising deeds...
DUNGOWAN RAINFALL FOR 1910. Registered at Public School, Lower Dungowan. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
D'UNGOWAN RAINFALL FOft^iSJl. Registered at Public School, ? Lower Dungowan. Follmring are the Dmiigowan rainfalls for 1916, registered at tho Public School, Jjo-wer Dungowan : — January 3 33 inches ? February 2.31, March .85, April 2.4?' May .13, June '1.79, July 3.24, Aug,ust 2.60, September 2.44, October 2.81, No vemijei- -J.77, Deo--mber 0.29. Grand to tal' for' 1916, 36.12 inches. '' Totals for'previbus fivo^ years: — 1911, S2.42 inches; 1912, 21.87; 19J3, 31.8-1; 1914, 25.26; 1915,' 23.18. Average annual rainrall for last six years : — 28.45 inches.
OLD AGE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
OLD AGE. Old age _ as it comes in the orderly ? process of 'Nature is a beautiful and ma jestic 'tiling. ' It stands for experience, knowledge, wisdom, counsel. That is old age-jis'lt should be, 'but old a'ge''as it 'often 'is' means 'poor digestion, 'torpid ibowels, a ' sluggish 'liver and a**'gerioral feeing' of ill health; 'despondency and misery. This, 'in' almost every ' instance is 'wholly unnecessary. 'One of Chain Iberlaihs Tablets for' the stomach 'and, liver taken immediately after supper will improve the digestion, tone- up the liver, an dregulate the bowels. ; That feeling, of -despondehcy'will give w'ay to1 oriet of good 'cheer. ' Sold ''by Geo./'Mal Jaby, chemist.* ' j /\ i. if '??
SPORTING NOTES. (By "Wakeful.") FIXTURES. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
; SPORTING -NOTES. '. - ' ' - (By; 'Wakeful.'), *** \%; ^''- ,',, HXTUBES. ', »,s ?' .'JANUARY/. V ., g m — Manilla Grass-fed. . r ' '12* 13— Inverell. , i7_Quiririai 'Trotting. . .: ', i 23, 24— Tamworth. ' ? ' 26,-27— A.L.H. Quiriiidi. Rl (and Feb. 1)— Werris Creek A.R.C. V 'i - ',. 'FEBRUARY. I''%-V ' 1—Werris Creek. Am« lours. '?l«toS--2, 3T-Wal*ha. . , - i li V ^V^ajjsvieX Farm. , NB \^a£terbury. Pn*k. ' -, ik^lS?^— Armid-ale. ' /'' ' J -%. ' T7—Ro'sehill. ' ' , . ' 21, '',22— Quirindi. , '* 24-i-Mooefield''. ; . ',
MILITARY NOTES. Registration of Boys of 14 years of Age. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
'MILITARY: NOTES. : Registration of' Boys of f4 .years -of -- Age. ? j ,The Area Officer 'writes:— , ? - I ^nder-Section 42 of the Defence'1 Act' all male inhabitants , of ' Australia who ' are British subjects, and have resided, therein for six months, whose bona-fide residence is within. (5) five miles -recfc; oned by the nearest practicable route' from the nearest ? place appointed ? for. training, and- who, during the year end ing 31st December, 1917, -will ? reach ' the age of 14 years (that* is, those who were born during the year 1903), are requir ed to register . themselves, 'during the month of January or February of the year 1917; and 'under 'the Regulations,! parents, 'guardians, and other persons acting in loco parentis of those persons liable to 'be registered -are responsible for the registration of such-, persons;1 Failure to' register involves, 'a penalty not exceeding £10. Forms of Registra tion may be obtained at post offices, or from the area officer of any ? trai...
SOLDIERS' CHRISTMAS GIFTS. HYLDA DES VOEUX. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
SOLDIERS' CHRISTMAS GIFTS. The following communication ha® been I received by Mrs. U. T. Adams Irom Lady Dcs' Voeux, dhairmnn .Overseas' Club, London, fcJoldiers' and Sailors' Ftjml:— - 'Dear Madmn,— ;'\Vo .shall linvo very great plcnaurc in carrying out u-ro' com- mission of tho Taiimi-orfcli Women's' As sociation. I ivlll myself select the con tents ol tlio parcels you wish .sent with th© £375, and will semd you full details and Accounts. Yours faithfully, hydduv'des voeux, - London, November 13, 1916.'
LATE MARKETS PRODUCE MARKETS. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
LATE MARKETS 1 PRODUCE MARKETS. SYiDNJiY: Fridny. Quol.fi how, : Whrat-wMi chutt, J'^tiu clioifllo, 6/8, primes,6/, good 4/« In 4/10, oaten ohaft nood 4/-l ^ I/I, lucerne chaff good -)/;*, lm'diuin. ;4/0, luoeni« hay good _ ??)/, medium 4/3. .' ' ' Lucerne o.lind' from - Bulloghi 'Xam worth, Ufa; lucerne hny( Mead, W^*\ Mnitlnnd, 'I/.'!. «®?S\
LONDON WOOL SALES. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 6 January 1917
LONDON WOOL SALES. LONDON, Thiwsday. Thei fir^fc sories of tho lrfindon -wunl i,nh^ havo opened^ There will ho ten Kollinpj dayH will tbo lots offered, will iu oludo €0.000 bafa. To-ttoy'a pricrw for ?scoured wore :'?? ,N.S, W. merinos, ,48d. ; Queoiislanid1 anerinos, 55d. ; Victorm me rinos ' 07d. ; Smith 'Anebrnlina laorinos. -121* j Now 'Zealand crorabrod.3, 64d. Scoured i-i-«tcs from Ar«w South Wales brought 38d:', Queensland 43d. Victorian .'..; 31Jd-, South AuaLralian 30d. mid New Zealand crossbreds 43-t, : Greasy -wool from Ntw K»mth Wal-fi ? brought 30Jd-, Victorian S/Jjcl.,. 'South Australian 21Jd., and . Now Zealand L crossbrods 27d; ' ?_?;.????..?:???? ?,:-?-..?, Qronsy ]-ieoo» froin' Now. South 'Wftlea sold to 20jd., and from Victoria to 18a*