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YPRES TRENCHES. RETAKEN BY BRITISH. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
YP^BS /TRENCHES/ RETAKEN BY BEITIoIi: I seini-offlcial account pU the British re-capture of -$kev tren ches on the - Ypres-Comiaes Can al on the 2nd inst., sho'VKs--tti|it the British did- not attacMfflfpr tance to the Uoss, but they re fused to ignore the methodically prepared counter attack. They Lnt the captured lines under artillery fire for a fortnight, thus preventing consolidation. \ intense bombardment aiL day Ion'1 on March 1 caused the Ger mans to expect immediate at tack, but it was not delivered until 4-30 p.m. on the morning of the 2nd at the moment tine Germans were relieving the trench parties. The Grenadiers ' suddenly dashed, forward, smo thering the defenders with bombs, and the trenches were retaken in a few minutes. Fifty-one German batteries at midday opened a bombardment, and the assaulting columns ad vanced. At 4 o'clock the : Bri tish noticed the enemy and flung bombs far beyond the tranches. The enemy rushed forward with their hands up. The German ar tillery...
RECRUITING. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
EECKUITING. The following have presented themselves for examination since our last report : — Accepted : E. Earnshaw, Charles Joseph Louis, W. J. Colley, Edgar C. Hush, Wil liam Clarke, P. J. Torpy, -Charles E. Stoyles, William R. McDowall, Robt. E. Heazlett (Major's Creek), H. J. Crandell (Major's Creek). Rejected : E. C. Seidel, D. J. Ken nedy (Reidsdale), E. Burke (Jin ~glcmoney). Patrick O'Heir, junr., Jembaicumbene, who was rejec ted for active service, has. been accepted for homr; service. The total examinations- since the arri val of the recruiting. sergeant has Jaecn 34, of whom only 15 were passed fit for service. ' . The Cooma Shire 'has decided* to purchase a motor -car for /its xm gineeer, Mr. Bedford. A ball in aid of the Allies' Day Fund is announced to be held at Larbert on Friday, 31st inst. If the election of Queen of the Day is to be a financial success in Braidwood it will be necessary to get a move on. Comparatively few votes have been cast so far. In the fortnig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
Special Horse Sale. THURSDAY, 30th MARCH. R.S.EOWE WILL Sell by auction ut the £how Ground Yards, Braidwood, at 11 o'clock sharp, on the above dale, 100 Head of Horses including some Nice Thoroughbreds On account of Messrs. T. M. Royds, R. G HsBBall, HylaDd Bros., J. Boberts, J. Een .ejT R. Kennedy, J. Kennedy (Bombay), Ftucbfam Bros., R. Keyte, H. J. MalloD, Jl lain, Flanagan Bros., W. U. Alley, Turner, Byrnes, Walsh, Clark, Watson, McKay, Allen, and others. The Horses are described as follows : — The Thoroughbreds are ColtB and Fillies by Encumber out of the very best mares, run ning from 2 to 5 years old, showing great quality and top condition. There will be Home splendid Draught Colts and IMlies, 3 to 6 years old, and a good number of Light Howes, strong and good class, 'right age, and in first-class nondition. Also, Saddle and Light Harness Horses, including some nice Ponies. TERMS— CASH. We will have some Good Foreign Buyer in attendance, and the .Horses are ALL FOB SALE. Oth...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
COMMERCIAL. The Australian, Mercantile, Land and Finance Company, Ltd., report :-—-.? Wool. — The buyers this week have journeyed to Brisbane to attend the periodical sales in that centre, wnere some 20,000 bales will be available this week, consequently no sales will take place in this market until Mon day, 20th inst. On the conclu ding day of the sales last week the market displayed more ir regularity than has been seen for some time, and ipr many qualities values were distinctly lower, this being most noticeable with wool showing burr and fault, both crossbred and mer ino. On the other hiand, scoured wools, with few exceptions, sold satisfactorily, with values un changed from the earlier part of the week. This^ easiness was 'in sympathy with tine London mar ket, but as the later cables in dicate a better demand in that centre, it is possible when the sales re-open next week there will be better bidding and more orders, leading to some recov ery. This company's concluding sales of...
THE CONDITION OF LABOUR IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
THE CONDITION OF LABOUR IN ENGLAND. ?The condition of labor 'fconw linues to be a source oflmfail ?ing wonder in England. The wor king man . has: nevj3r had so good a time as at present; - There is practically no unemployment. The figures given I5y the trade uni ous of their 'unemployed come to 0.6 per cent., the lowest oh re cord. In the coal-mining trade out of the hundreds of thou sands of men in- -the unions tlierc are a total of 59 out -of. work. But the one trade that does not come out quite so well is the clothing trade. This may lie duo to the fact that manu facturers arc beginning to find some difficulty in securing suffi cient supplies of non- military doth. Clothing is dearer and 'wots are much dearer. The in ereaso in the cost of food since Hie outbreak of the war is gi ven at 44 per cent., 'as compar ed witli an increase of 82 per --enl. in Berlin and 117.2 per cent, in Vienna. According to jlie official returns there foas-not wen a decrease in. wages in a smgle trade i...
LATEST WAR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
LATEST WAR NEWS. To tha east of the Meuse a vio lent bombardment by the Ger mans mas made. There was a lively ttack on Vaux dam on Saturday afternoon. Our fire hurled thorn back. The artillery nas oeen intermittently active on all sections around Verdun. Thirty shells were fired at a German aeroplane Ui the region of Verdun. The machine fell in flames. Five hundred Anzacs, who have been certified to as being perma nently unfit, sailed in a hospital ship yesterday for Australia. The public seized the opportunity to display its heartfelt gratitude to wards the Australians. Advices from Salonica state that the Germans badly want fuel. They crossed the frontier to make their requisitions, but the general commanding the Al lied troops drove them back and occupied the villages where the intruders had installed themsel ves. Later. Four German aeroplanes at midday on Sunday dropped bombs over Deal, Margate, and Ramsgate. Nine people were kil led and 31 injured. One Ger man aeroplane was for...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. SYDNEY. Monday, 5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. [Prom Oar Correspondent.] SYDNEY. Monday, 5 p.m. It is ganaraily understood by Ministerialists that during the coming recess of the State Par liament the Premier will visit Egland. The session is expected to last about thre enights longer. TI13 directors of the A.N.A. are supporting Mr. Hughes in regard to his statement, 'Wales for ever best.' Three cases of infantile paraly sis are reported near Rodalla. The Defence Department up to February JA, 1916, sent 150,043 troops oversea on active service. In addition, on March 1, 1916, there were 60,100 troops in camps and training in Australia in pre paration for the front, making a total of 210.150 troops raised. Victoria to date has enrolled over 100,000 mon for service. On only two occasions have the weekly enrolments in Victoria fallen be low the 1000 mark. TI13 155f h casualty list, issued this morning, totals 465, as fol lows :— Killed in action, 1; died of wounds and illness, 5; woun ded and missing, 5 ; ill, 435 ...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
COMMERCIAL. John Bridge & Co., Ltd., report : Sheep : The suppl ytotalled 40, 000- The quality was again fair, and compared favorably with pre vious yardings. Buyers were very fully represented, and included a number operating for restock ing purposes, and any sheep sui table for their requirements sold extremely well at high values. Fats also met with ready 6ale, and values, if anything, showed a further rise. Lambs : A very light supply, quality being fair. All descriptions again cold ex tremely well at a further big im provement. Cattle : Number yar ded very light, and in conse quence all classes sold extremely well at a further slight improve ment. Prospects : In view of the fact that very limited supp.lies of both sheep and cattle are show ing ahead, we are confident that late improved rates must be well maintained.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 21 March 1916
OBITUARY, One of the oldest Oddfellows in the State, Mr. John Ginns, died last week at Bermagui, aged 88 years. Mri Ginns, who came to Australia .when he was 20 years of, age, was mining at JLraluen and Major's Creek in the early days. He had been almost blind for five years previous to his death. He was a member of the United Miners' Lodge at Araluen for something like 60 years. A very old resident of Boro, in the person of Mrs. Jas. Parting ton, died there on Thursday at the age of 68 years. For many years the deceased and her hius band were in the service of the late Mr. W. F. Gordon until they' went into the grazing business on their own account. Mrs. Parting ton was highly esteemed by a large circle of friends, who feel the deepest sympathy 'for Mr. Partington* in his sad bereave ment.
ESSENCE OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 28 March 1916
ESSENCE OF PARLIAMENT. The Workers' Accommodation Bill was further debated in the Assembly on Thursday, the Op position urging that it would impose hardships on small em ployers. The State Coal Mines Bill, to authorise the resumption -of cer tain lanas m connection witn the project, was read a first time. Petitions were presented in the Council on the liquor referen dum from Archdeacon Boyce and the president of the Methodist Conference. The Premier outlined important proposals with regard to the manufacture of munitions in the State. Mr. Holman said he would take steps to reorganise the munitions committee the moment Mr. Cutler returned. ' It is probable that branches of the Commonwealth Bank of Aus tralia will be opened in the prin cipal-cities of New Zealand. Mr. Frank Clark has resigned from the Victorian Recruiting Committee, owing to Senator Pearce's statement. He objects to the departure from the pro mise to provide a total of JJOO, 000 men by June next. Therprice of flour an...
DINNER OF DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 28 March 1916
DINNER OF DEATH. A sensational sto.y kin- reach ed Petrograd from Urumtsv Sin Kiang, China. It is stated that the, Gover nor of Urumtsi discovered: . that, ten officers had plotted against his 'life for the purpose of pro province of Sin-Kiang, which is the most westerly of the Chinese provinces, lying just east of the Russian frontier. The Governor invited the ten plotters to an official dinner, when he had them all beheaded.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 28 March 1916
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WHOLESALE MASSACRES. 70,000 SERVIAN VICTIMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 28 March 1916
WHOLESALE MASSACRES. 70,000 SERVIAN VICTIMS. The Rome correspondent of the 'Daily Telegraph' states that the Allies will shortly be publishing evidence and documents proving that Austria and Bulgaria have ? been -guilty of massacres in Ser via exceeding Turkey's massa cres in Armenia. . The Premier of Servia, M. Pashitch, has com municated to Italy and the Pope testimony showing there were 700,000 victims. - Whole districts were thus depopulated. The Aus trians made prisoners of women, children, and old men in the churches and stabbed them with the bayonet or suffocated them witlrasphyxialing gas. Three thou sand wsi'3 suffocated in a church, in -Belgrade.'' ? ^
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 28 March 1916
The meat question is at last to receive attention at the hands of the Government. The Neces sary Commodities Control Com mission is to hold an inquiry re garding supplies. A number of alien miners and their families at Kalgoorlie arc in. distress owing to being out of employment. * l\ was decided tin the Fair ? Rents Court that an application for' the readjustment -of rent could not be made to the Court after the tenant had been served with notice to quit. ? i ? ? ??'?..**
OUR SCHOOLS COLUMN. III. Class Teachers' Examination 1916, Midwinter. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Review and District Advocate — 28 March 1916
OUR SCHOOLS COLUMN. III. Class Teachers' Examination 191b, Midwinter. (By Harold L. Dale.) This time we propose to take two of Scott's works, one prose, the other poetry. The. student is required to know something about the life of each author. That phase is (often ne glected. With regard to Walter Scott, Baronet, he was inordinate kr nrnii^ of !iirs linp.Afffi. He was a strong Tory ; took keen inter est in the wild stories of border raids in the savage times. He was of weak physique ; unfortu nately, like Byron, he was lame. He became a Scawtch 'six-and eightpence' or advocate. He was a linguist of some considerable ability. Our author was seriously in volved in financial difficulties. He worked hard to reduce his debts. The last payment was made to his Shylocks in 1833, one year after his death. 'The Talisirian' is woven about the Third Cru sade of 1191 A.D. Two divisions, Mr. Barter points out, are noted. First, dealing with the Crusade leaders, Eichard's illness, his al lies' re...