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TAMWORTH CRICKET. A Close Contest. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
TAMWORTH CRICKET. , A Close Contest. A crcket match was played on the Tamworth Oval on Saturday afternoon between Mr. McDonald's team, arid an eleven chasen from the banks. The match resulted In a. win for the banks by one run. Following are the scores: — Mr. McDonald's team: — Young, b Mc Gregor, 0; Scanlon, c Eslick, b Gay,-1; Rogers, U.o.w. 29 ;, White-' b McGregor, 1; McDonald; b' 'McGregor, 47'; Matheson, c Parker b Wise, 1; Moor,e, c Par ker, b McGregor, 1; Stewart, c and b McGregor, 34; Steele, c McGregor, b Wise; 0; Kennedy, c and b McGergor 7; ! . Le Blanc, not out, 0; 'sundries, 12. To tal. 133. The Banks: — Faser, b Stewart 54; Taylor, b Stewart, 12; Gay, b' Stewart, 3; Parker, not out; 40; Roberts, c Mathe son, b Scanlon, 14; McGregor, b' Ken nody 3; Eslick, b Kennedy, 0; Adams, c and b Kennedy, 4'; Wise, c McDonald, b Kennedy, 1; Holiday, b Kennedy, 0; Woodard, run out, 0; sundries^; 3. To tal, 134.
LAWN TENNIS. Country Week Begins. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
=?!— — - ' ? - ? , -?- mm : LAWN TENNIS. , .Country Week Begins. The annual country tennis' ca'rnivalj. was commenced1 at 'the Double Bay, courts on Saturday morning. I Results:— j, .„ ORANGE y. GUNNEDAH. Baker and Und'erwod (O.) v. Haylock and Fraser (G.), G — 5, 6—4. Baker and UndoiMyood (O.Tv. Fergu son and A. Haylock (G.), 6—1, 6 — 1. J. B. and M. Bayley'(O.) v. Fergu son and A. Haylqck, (G.), 2—6, 4—6. J- B. and M. Bayley (O.), v. Haylock and Fraser (G.), 4— G 6r-6. - Wion by Orange by 4' sets 39 games to 4 sets 35 games. TAMWORTH v. TRUNDLE. A. Emblen and Pryor (Tarn.) v. Carey and Gibson (Trun.), 6—2, 6—1. Emiblen atfd Pryor (Tarn.) v. Told ar.d Gibson (Trun.), -6— 4', 6—5, BMwoll and G. Emblon (Tarn.) v. Toddand Gibson (Tun.), 6—3, 3—6. Bldwell and G. Emhlori (Tarn1.)' v. Carey and Gibson (Truri1.) 6— g,- 6—4 . Won by Tamworth by 7'sets 45 games' to 1 set 30 games. SYDNEY,- Sunday. l-4jstcru Sul)Ui-hs defeated Tnanworth b,Y 8 sets 48 games, to 19 games.
BRISBANE NOTES CHRISTMAS. 1916. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
BlilSBAJiJE JSJOTES ? —^ ? Up! ? -? ~~ _ ' (From Our O|wn' Oorre'spondentr) CHRISTMAS. 1916. . i The old custom of Christmas decora tions, has apparently gone, for ever. Eachyear they' have tended to become, beautifully less and this year . .there were none at all, in the city proper at any rate, though in the suburbs a few verantiah posts' wore still garlanded1 and an -odd shop front l'astoone'd with green ery. Crowds thronged the streets, day and night during Christmas week and right' upvto closing time for the three days, holidays, brisk business was done. Shop^ assistants were mostly indignant at the decision of the merchants and traders to keep open on* Christmas Saturday afternoon and night and there was some curiosity as to whether the trade done would justify, 'the opening. The employees hoped that the public, including all good unionists would see that their shopping- was -completed prior to the Saturday afternoon and night, so as to prove to the employers in the most pract...
AMBULANCE CAR REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
AMBULANCE CAR REPORT. Tho half -yearly meeting of tiie'Tain ortli District Motor Ambulance Com niiUoe wus held in tho Mechanics1 ln siJitufca on Thursday ovening, 4 th mst,. The statement of receipts and expen diture for tno first half year of the ope rations of tho committee was read, and oii tho jnotiori of Mr. Foster (Dungow an), seconded ;by a\lr. F. White, was. re-. cc'uvedJ and adopted. ' The secretary reported1 that during the , short period tiio amibulanw car - liaa boon in use, it had completed within the town, and district, 51 journeys in' the cause of suffering Immunity 'travelling ovoi; 7Q0J miles, and eomotime& over rough and unuddy roads, on cold and frosty nights— a fnob' which hilly justi fied the' urgent noed of itsVoxistencb ior transporting tho' -sick and suffering *oi such a largo and important centre as 'J'Muworbh. The committee *poko very highly oi ,thc work done by the-' ambulance. . It was decided to thank fclio following for their donations towards* ...
ISON'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
ISON'S PICTURES. At blito above pictiu;c palace to-day at '3 p.m., also to-niglit at' 8:30, will be screened-' a specially selected programme diiect from tho ? Crystal Pnlnco, 'where it has'ibeen shown to record houses. ' Ohnrlio Chaplin will ho seen in his fitth Mutual -Komodiy in 'two reels, 'The. Count,1' The two sp^inl drnuifitir iea turos will ho 'Thq Closing Not,' a thi-oo-part production from tho 'Patho 'Stiudio. also 'Tho Itoggar KiiiR,' a two part LrtiMn production. In, tho topical department will .bo Path© Latest 'JWng lisli Gasiotta No. 391, screening tho lat ijf-t war 'nows. ,A' special JMutt and Jeif o.u-toon. 'Gay 'Wiuta- 'Way,' will also ,bo screened. The spoaiol feature to morrow night at 8.30 is entitled 'Tho Com© Back.'1 a livo-part Metro produc tion, featuring- Harold Lookwood and May Allison, ?
VICTORIA PARK RACES. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
VICTORIA PARK RACES. .?SYJftNJilY, Sunday. Victoria Park races , resulted: — -- Alaid-!-H llainliuap let JHviHum : liu) doroclKory 1 Carroreagh 2 iriuce Col lie ;!. ' Winner, 3' tt-J. iSewrid Division: Thelmii FioldJ I, t?ol lette'2. Miss 1'iancis 3. Wuinci 2 Lo J. iFlyinij Haiiditiup, first division: ,Cc rteo Coloi-s ,3, Hob Air 2, Steel On 3., Wiimor, C to' 2. . ' , iSct-ond Division: 'Devantine 1, (Jalli rioli- 2 IfpitllM 3. \Vinnor, A! to 1.. ' 14.1 Maiden first divisiort: l.aiiy l''iold 1. aiiss Bargo 2, Raphoe 3. Whiim1/, 7 Second Division: ]Jonraid L« i 1 Vin ceh'eld 2, TVfi- e- Dallas 3. Winner, evens: ? Encourage 'Stakes : Brown Mimer 1, Kthel Bayfield 2, .Smart Galloper 3. Winner 3 to 1. ???-.? .???.-?; -.-:-, . . ..'.. ? 1 1A.2 Handicap: Carenot 1, Nullsedus a, Sir 'Woive 3. Winner, .'? Lo 1. ' ?. Victoria Park \ Handicap : .[VVherry. , 1, Fighting Chance 2, John. Portor 3. AVin nef, 3 to 1. ;? ? . ?'??: 14.1 Handicap: 'Prinatess Leoniei ??'? -1, Boa Accord1 2, .Little vJ...
THE ARROW THAT FLIETH (COPYRIGHT.) CHAPTER VII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
THE AKKOW THAT FLIETH BY GUY THORNE, Author of 'Mantrap Manor,' 'When it Was Dark,' -'Made in His Image;' - 'First It Was Ordained;'. 'A, Lost Cause,' &e.,., &o' (COPYRIGHT.) CHAPTER VII.— Continued!. , - Lordi Ballina, promised, and1 after, ? lunch the two men s&t im- the great Georgian sm'oke-tfoom, where the tall cocoa tree still rises up from -floor to ^ roof. They made a^ few further ar- ^ - rangoments, finished tJheir coffees and liqueurs' and- parted1 in- Stf- James's Street. ? -, The vis counlt- went back- to his cham- ,- bers, where he fouu'd'- O'Malley had bought the cwupons for the journey. He dined' alone, read tho .evening papers, andi_weut to bed at half-past nine, sleeping- a long dreamless aleep, to which for many days- he had been a stranger. lie arrivedi at Victoria Station the next morning at ten o'clock, O'Malley fallowing in- another hansom with the ? luggage. The first-class carriage, in which his seat was reserved1 .was- duly labelled w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
CASUAL COLUMN ADVERTISEMENTS accompanied by caali for this column, are inserted at - the rate of 18 words for 1/,- and 6d ^ for each additional'9'. words, or iart -thereof. An additional' charge' of 6d. fa. made for booking. ; WANTEoT _J_ ? ,- WANTED.— A Good GiSeraT~~Servaat7 also a AVoman to do,' laundry work weekly. Apply, Mrs. J. E. Adams, ~ Carthage-street, Tamworth. ? WAWPET^^UanToFBOy, ' for Dairy Farm,. Good .wages. ' Apply, T. Sip pell, Dungowan. ^ ? _l P/ANTEDT-Good Smart Man~for Dairy Fawn. Wages '30/ a week. Apply, If. Maher, Dungowan. _| ? 1^ r IVANITED. — A Nursery - Governess for country, willing to assist light house iwork. Apply, Mrs. Arthur Si-«iicer, Neranghi, Barraba. ?. ? iVANTEDT^Oopk; ApplyT ~ Mrs. G7~R. Gill, Emu Creek, Wat47ia. '\ ? WANTED.— Competent Middle-aged Wo~ ma'n Cook. Good wages ? to suitable .woman. Ajiply, by' le.ltor, or person ally, Mrs. J. McLernonj Great Nor thern Hotel, Tamworth. ? WANTED~Oook~25/ a week. Apply, Matron, District Hospital, Ta...
QUEENSLAND FLOODS. CLERMONT DEATH ROLL. Danger Not Past. Fitzroy River Still Rising. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
QUEENSLAND FLOODS: _ij — _^» ? j CLERMONT DEATH ROLL /- Danger Not Past. ? Fitzroy River Still1 Rising. ^ The1 danger' of floods, in Queensland has not passed, as th-o' Fitzroy Itiver' is' still rising as the result o£ further heavy-rains, -, , , The' following list of flood victims- at Cle'rniont has' been supplied:— , Hans' Jorgensen,-'' Robert . Bennett' (Theresa Creek1)/ Mrs. Jack Burne (Theresa Creek), Harry Chambers, Simon Carroll, Stella Carroll, Simon Carroll, junr., Annie Carroll, Violet Carroll, Mrs. Carroll, James Mitchell, Moo Sing, Carl Molleri Miss' Mansfield, Mrs. Carsten, senr., Evd, Oarsten, Gretta Carsten, Mrs. Harry Carsten,' junr., James Crawford,. N. Nasser, Dibbo Nas ser, Mr. R. Davidson, Duck Slng| Mrs. J. Druery, Arthur Dr'uery, Lance Druery, Mrs. Jack Davidson, Peter pisson, E. Olsson, Mrs. O'Donnell, May O'Donnell, O'Donneli (,boy), William Pohl, S. For-, ster, A. Flavelle (Theresa Creek), Mrs. ?piaVelle and' two children (Theresa Creek) Gdo. Hall, B. Hoope...
BOMB OUTRAGE. Explosion at Mosman. German's House Damaged. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
' BOMB OUTRAGE. Explosion at Mosman. ,. German's House Damaged. v /- A large gelignite bowl) which was thrown into a cellar bas- oinent, compris ing portion of tfie foundations or Mr. Paul Schreiterer's homek Mosriian, early on Saturday morning1, exploded' with gr?at violence, and did damage estimated at about £500 ? ' -; Although the explosion was a terrific one, and the. area of' the. concussion ex tensive, the damage done was not nearly as great as might have been expected considering the Jarge quantity of '. ex plosiyerthat was used. This w&s due to the fact that the door of fhe cellar was open, and that- theue were several other openings through wKich some of thfe' force was able to spend itself . As it was. the large two-storey building, which stands in; extensive ground^ and over looks Middle Harbor,- was shaken from i basement to attic and damage done on each floor. ' ? ;-. ^ -.?-??'. The outrage -vvas the work of a crank is the.police opinion. Mr. Schreiterer is a n...
ALLEGED SHOOTING AFFRAY. Man Badly Wounded. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
ALLEGED SHOOTING AFFRAY. Man Badly Wounded. SYDNEY. Sunday. A shooting 'affray occurred at Gran \illo last uiyhT which resulted in Thomas Martini 40, being seriously wounded. Ajio'ther man, Joseph Bell '?: was- arrested i and charged with shooting' with intent to niiirder. . '-'?Information -was elicited that : -uvo shot won' liuil, tine grazing Martin's rib , and tin- other lodjf.mn in hir lungg. There is thought 'to be a woman in (Iks case.' . .' , : ''?.. : - ? . ???;?-? ?? ?::? ? - : ? ??';i '
NURSES AND PRIVATES. Peculiar Military Question. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
NURSES AND PRIVATES. Peculiar Military Question. , A question confronting . the Defence Department at. present is whether aiiny nursgs may or may not. Syhtle. in Austra ia, Keep company with, privates in the t.I.'P. ? ' ? ' : ? -. ? ?? : ? ' ? ^ ' , - :i It was stated recenUy that once. out of Australia the army nurses come under he King's regulations', and must coni ort themselves as do officers in the,' ombat&nt arms of the service. It, eeins, however, that there Is, while the ' urses are in Australia, nothing but per- 1 aps official disapproval to prevent them ? mixing., with their friends as though they i ?ere still In civil life. .'.-?- ?- '
FATAL ACCIDENT NEAR GOSFORD. Woman Killed by Train. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
FATAL ACCIDENT NEAR GOSFORD. } Woman Killed by Train. ? ''' SYDMEY. Bun day. Mi's. Alice Bra'nscombe, a resident ol NVoplahra w;is ruji over by a U'-in :d Tascotte 'platform near Gosford, and [killed instantly. Slie rind lui brother were walking along the line, and saw tBe Ir.'iin Coming towards them, but did not cihanage1 th©ir: course, bfelieying tha.t the tra'in would ^top at Tascot'te, The: traiii was- a' throiigu. one, r and before' she could get atway Jlrs. ranscombe was kill ed. Her In oilier had sj narrow escape.
THE LATEST. Germans Command Roumania. CAPTURE OF BRAILA. Russians Destroy Most of the Factories. Retreat Still Forced LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 8 January 1917
THE LATEST. Germans Command Roumanian CAPTURE OF BRAILA. Russians Destroy Most i of the Factories. ?- Retreat Still Forced. ' ' (Renter's Telegram.) liON'DON, Suu'dov. A Russian official i-uys: We attack- ' ed an- occupied .position south-east of Kalntzeu, soulh-wcst of Riga, taking pisoncr three officers and 27'J men. The enemy compelled uu to withdraw two^versts (about 1 ]-;! miles) south wards of--KoUnneij.il. We occupied1 the height southward oi' the Oituz River. Superior euemy'forces pressed back the Roumanians to Rekozia, on the Suchiza Riven The Roumanians were' pressed, buck in the region ol' Kopruria anil north-westward' oL' Odobesehi. An enemy offensive at Rimniehani Gubia'n ka. Kiovenu and' Maesineni pressed b'aek advanced posts Tour varsts (u.hout 2 2-3\ miles) - after a stubborn peri&t- ance. , (British Admiralty [ntercep'ts. Col leeted iby t,he Wireless 1'3-cf.s.) A .wireless -German official says: The Russians destroyed' moy.t of the'fae to'ries before ^.aband...