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STOCK MOVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
stock movements. ? 850' Lambs, Moree to Boggabri, A. J. Vine' owner, J. Praser in charge. 281 'Wethers, Moree- to Barraba, E. Cnnell owner/ S. Carroll in charge . 200 Ewes '200 wethers, Upper Horton to-'-Barraba,* V. White' owner and in char?A 507 Wethers, Walcha to Tamworth, H. Moxon owner, C. Walker in charge. 235 Mixed sheep, Walcha Road to Willow Tree, Thos. McCluand owner. 600 Wethers, Middleton Tamworth to Manilla;' G. . Boland owner and in charge . 185 Lkmibs Burnside, Tamworth to Piemington, 'S. J. Walker owner, per rail. 551 'Bw.es and, lambs, Quirindi to Trln ketf, A} Li 'iSjeamS o'wner and in charge. \25O Ewes and' wethers, Black Creek to Quirindi, J. C. Pengilly owner and in charge . ?' 300TEwea, 100 lambs, Ransford to Quir indi 'sale yards, D. C. Norvill owner and in -charge'1. I ?/ , . \ fiO^Ewes;. 'B^cttve to Tamworth sale yards, W. J. Maunder owner and in charge.'1 150 Ewes, -Glen Innes to Curlewis, H. Lowcock owner, E. Cooper in charge. 30, Sheers, Glen ^rook to Man...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
PERSONAL. A representative meeting of the fi lends of Mr J B. Newman ^as held at the Exchange Hotel on Monday af ternoon. A number of apologies were T J. Treloar, H. Rawsoa, and W. Hodgkins be appointed to purchase a suitable gift to be piesented to Mr. New man &t 4 p m on Thursday January 11, v,ThPn it is hoped those interested will be present. Ml . Newman, who has filled the position of Commonwealth Bank manager in Tatnwort'h, has been to the fore in all public affairs, especial ly those connected 'with patriotic move ments. The fact that he has been chosen for an important mission to London ie evidon«a of his success in the Federal financial world. Mr I/. Wearne, of Woolbiook, has ie ceived news of a distinction having been accorded his brother, Capt&in. Albert Wearne, who has been awarded the Mili tary Cross tor conspicuous gallantry. MAOJ , ? Cables ir--Ti Egypt have been received by Mr. J ]'. Shepherd, of Clydesdale, near Singjeton conveying the sad Intel ligen...
SPLENDID INDIAN GRASS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
SPLENDID INDIAN GRASS. A fine sample of- Sudan grass, grown on Mr A. Gr Warner's farm, Gunne dah Road, Tamworth, has Keen forward ed to this office' It shows 10 weeks' growth. The seed was sown at 121bs i-ici auie wiinoiu leruiiser during ;tne last week of October. Sudan grass be longs to the sorghum family of plants, but the presence of prusslc keid has not been detected and no reports have been received of its having affected stock This grass is an annual and requires seeding each year. It has given three cuttings in one season For chaff and hay it makes sood samples and' yields heavily. Last year at Mr. J. B, Pear- 1 son's farm, West Tamworth 'the yield was at the rate cf 4 tons per acre.
ACCIDENT TO A PRIEST. GUNNEDAH, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
ACCIDENT TO A PRIEST. GUNNEDAH. Tuesday. 'rne Kev. Father Keene met with a severe Occident through being thrown I from a horse. ,IIe had ridden out from Gunnedah to Keepit on Sunday morn ing, had iheld service there, and had thence proceeded to Mr Kenniif's place where the accident occurred. Di\ Riolo was sent for, and after examining the sufferer, brought liim back to the Pres-' bytery in his car: The doctor cannot at present say what the full extent of the injuries are, but it appears that the lungs are lacerated, a-hd the patient is in considerable pain. He, however, ap pears ^ to be doing as well as can be ex pected . - '
WAR SERVICE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
WAR SERVICE CDMMITTEE. The Director of ^Recrultingj'.has made a universal appeal- to every man and woman to assist in recruiting, and the local AVar Service Committee, of which his Woiship the Mayor isT chairman, d« '''ou, me uLUBi tjvoiuiig xiiut -mutters in connection with patriotic -work and re cruiting ought to b'e very seriously con sidered. Thev therefore decided to in vite the public to a picture show, at whitfh -war service matters will be thrown on the screen, and afford Illustrations for the remarkc of visiting public speak ers who will be invited to give short addresses.' The date for this patriotic picture show, Which will be held In -the Open-Air ricture Palace, has boon ar ranged for January 23.
SPECIAL CATTLE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
SPECIAL CATTLE SALE. As will be seen in our advertising columns Garvin and Cousens, Ltd., are holding a special cattle sale on Friday, January 19 when they guarantee to vard 1250 ' head of first class, cattle They will be classed and sold in lots to suit all buyers. - / thor. that farmers lie in fanned 'vha- nmoun* would 'be docked por pound for wheat under f a.q. fctandlird ' ? This concluded the business.
INTER-DISTRICT NEWS TINGHA. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
INTER-DISTRICT NEWS TINGHA. (From Our Correspondent.) A dire oceutrcd, here on. Fuday night at 9.30 m the premises owned and oc cupied toy Mr VValter Doolan, duectly ftn.wvtitei *ili« noit 6fhco. In an almost hici edible space of time the- whole build ing wno enveloped in flame, and m the absenua of a fare 'brigade, any attempt to save the place was useless,. within ifi hour -witlx -tilie exception of a few articles -which -vvoite saved from the bum; mjr 6truotuio ' not a vestige remained. The building adjo-ned tho local Convent of Meicy and the City Bank, and as a stiong wind was blow-wig at the time, these phwtes iviere inj danger. Hmvcvei, n. large band of ?wOrkeis .stationed them selves, an each building;, and all timber, etc , lying about was removed to pre vent thq spioad. of the lire. The build ing and; ite contents weie insured 111 th© Mercantile uviumiai -uniou. The vital statistics ioi Tmgha distncx for tho quaiter ending Decem&er ol, 1916 are as follow. — JJiiths,...
GLEN INNES.. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
GLEN INNES. (Fiom our Oo\iespondent.) jlis J. iFomioy, v;we. ot JMi . John Pomioy, of Iilangothlm, is an inmate of Onmond Pnva,te Hospital, sufteiing from appendicit^. Jflxcessive ilieat has pi evaded for, tho -past week, and the sui uranding country is beginning to show pts eftects. being nonv as blown as though it had been cr-/viv»li**rl iirv ilvxr n fit a There Syoems'to bo an unlimited sup ply ci cattle aibout heie. Somewhere about 5UO0 head are ad veitTscd ioi sale thiough the locaL yaidi How over, this does not liffeat tlie puce of ibeof. ?vvhioh iV just, as' high as «vei, and1 likely to- lemam so. iUjss Ko&o Xiavis, ot Gu3'iJi, is now an inmate of the local hospital, suffering f 1 0111 a-Qpendicitis. Jlivoiytteng is progressing satistactoi ily vvrth the district exhibit for the Syd ney siioiv. With the combined efforts of the tfoast and tableland, tliere is eveij pirospeci; ol an excellent trophy be^ng got togothra-. Hai vesting operations aie nearly fin ished in, tlu...
URALLA. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
URALLA. (Fiom our C01 respondent.) j no nomina-nons in teonneotion -with the bhire otertHons wore an follows: — A. Riding: Thos Swalos Mitchell and Hany Wells. B. Riding: Goorgo John Mackay. F. Wild Taylor ..and -undiew M\ btrahlo. O. Riding: Thos. M. Heag nov. Tho nandidatos nominated for A. and' C Ridings have' been declared elec 'ted ^hilo .1 poll will 'be tnkon on Janu ary _27 to select the Topresentatives for Is. Ridmg. Some surprise was expressed that PreaidomK W. .Ciirlon HhI not seek ro-election. Others who will letiie aio Cif. H V. Mitchell .»nd 10. A. Noil. Sevoral instances have «omei under notice of phenomenal gicwth in diifei pnt cci.^-s. but that quqted by Mr. b\ U. Taylor will take some boating. ' A fow days ago ho picked a stalk of prnire pivho which moasuipd T ft' llin. in long th. Mr. G. Bakfer, of Big Itidgo, had a, samplo of kangaroo grass in town, and tho longest stalks measured 7ft. 3in. -The December shoot on the local range, , was won by John Cooper with a so...
WALCHA. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
WALCHA. (From our Correspondeii'b.) rrivato Hen .Mann, was tendered jsij,_, send-off at tlie Council Chambers aiirt '*, was piesonted with an. outfit and books - from the Recruiting Association by M^issr'd M. Hcrbeit. Ala. Doak piesided, and otheib to sneak were Messrs. W. Mc Millan 'and Sevonoaks. Pnvate Marih ' suitably acknowledged tlie gifts andn ? kind woids expressed. , ? u «x A sad fatal scalding a«toident occur- * red at Emu Creek, on Saturday night, ''' Decembpr 30, when the] Geoffrey -.in- cup, aged 2 yeaiis and 9 months, son ot .,-, Mi. and Mrs. (j. Martin was the vie-*, tim. Mrs. Martin, had placed scone hot water hi a tul- £0 bath the children, arid '*' while proounng cold water the little' child, who was fully dressed., tell into , .the vessel, and before lie oould be got . out wns badly scalded. JVledical aid was ', at once proem ed. but ho died froWt''1 shock early next morning, and was bur- „ ied in the Wakiva, English cemetery on ; Monday. Messrs. Green Bios., of I...
ISON'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
ISON'S PICTURES. At the abpve picture 'paj^ce to-day at 3 p.m., also to-night at 8.30/ WllllamiO: Fox; presents William Parnum in a romantic drama of the sea 'Battle of Hearts, a five-part Rhqtcplay by Fran ~.b ™...uu, dwsbq oy uscar q. Apfel, re leased by the Fox Film Corporation. The other, dramatic offering soreenihg will be, 'The Capital prize,' a two-par!'' production from , the Imp. studio In~the ' comedy list, Is 'Too SMvioh' Married,'' ' A Sanatorium Scramble,' 'Chrysan- themums,' a Cines scehjc will' also be. .'7 screened. The management announce..-' that to-morrow night, in, conjunction !? with a special programme of, pictures l they have secured direct from Fullers. .... National Theatre, Aibdul Khan, also the» -ni three Sylvias. The public may look for: 'r vvjard to a double attraction. There'''' will be no increase hi prices 'The' u Kittle of Hearts' was inadvertently ad-J-: ' vertised to 'be shown last night if '. sliould have been to-night. , P '/' '
"THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS." [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS.' ? Oftentimes a novelty is introduced into a city — all over the world this '*Bide obtains — and despite great booming q,Ul , palpable fake is quickly disclosed. The painting of 'The Shadow of the Cross,' introduced to Tamworth bv Ml,-. Jfidwin « IS. up.itriok, and now being sJhovvn ill \ii'^ studio opposite the Caledonian Hotel,, ' dees not come onto this category. The'' newspapeis ot the wcild have acclaimed — the pictuie'as a maa*vellous and mystor-' ious ono, and all those who saw the painting yesteiday could not but endorse'',', tlie opinion of tlie thousands wlio (have ' already attompted to penetrate its 6ec«.)i) let. Whether the story of ^ tho ongjn.j of tho pictuie is tru© or not does not ' ' matter. _ If t}ie story had no found&tuSii' ' in fact it would s-uirely have been public^c, ly denounced long ago. But the. story,, ,, still liveu and tho public of many parts of the world have accepted tho incident' of Henry Hammond and ho and. his uli...
WILLOW TREE WEDDING. Hogno-Hull. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 10 January 1917
WILLOW TREE WEDDING. Hogno-Hull. A pretty wedding was celebrated at the residence of the bride's parents, 'Stanlea,' Willow Tree, on December 27, when Clara May, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hull, was united to Charles Robert Hogno, third son of Mr C. Hogno, of Walcha. Rev. T. K. Taylor officiated. As the bride entered the dining room which was beautifully decorated for the occasion "The Voice that breathed was sung. The bride, who was given away by her father, was attired in white silk foam, trimmed with shadow lace ribbon and pearls with court train lined with pink ribon, and wore the customary wreath and veil and carried a bouquet of marguerites and fern, and also wore an engraved gold bangle, the gift of the bridegroom. The bridesmaid was Miss Alice Hogno (sis- ter of the bridegroom). She was at- &nbsp; tired in pale blue silk crystaline; with bugle trimmings and wore a mob cap to match. She wore a gold brooch, the gift of the bridegroom, and carried a bouquet of...
German Confidence. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 11 January 1917
' German Confidence. (Renter's Tclegraon.) , LONDON. We-IiiaiJa/. ' An Amsterdam massage .states that ' ?the King; of Bavaria said: Mnnaoh, thpughl victorious, ; we- offered peace. We mueit 'now ^.continue,1; to: ,. fight. We' shall bo victoiioiui and oui uiM'iiiiO.i 'Wjll ask fora peace worthy of. our gigantic ..(/sao-,;, rifiees..:: .',-':-.1. - ;?..'-' -?'' \ ' ' ?.?-'?? ??? -''??' '???' ;:' '.
General War Items. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Observer — 11 January 1917
General War Items. ? (Puiblished in -nTh© Tim-«.') LOM)ON \V«hiesdav -a '?'?:-? NortH-Seagale.-washed' in; on.the Scottish coast, two. heaviiy Clothed saar ?red cbripsea 'belonging to- the crew of -the Zeppelin .brought down. , a£, Durham; v ; The_^?Tim€^' political correspondent Says Ma\;, Lloyd ?torge/hatti constituted ? an intelligence department for speaial m VeetiBationS Of difffit-pnt. -a/moMa. Af-'-war policy. 'Hm .BKtmicul Association ol Scotloud Ms recommended. th« -S&ttieh - Univer sities to tjiidjiud© the' Pominjons' history in their course. ? ? , , ? ?? iTho.IiKfepniulen'fc Laliorites ' at ? tho ? torthconung ^Manchester 'Conference will ? fthallongo the actjon of the Parliamentary Uilbor party in- joining -Ujc Ministry. - : , ?_ ?' .'A ?; xne^ak® -from The :.: Hagiie ' says the ,;.: Si-nnd DutR«9 .of Lmembiirg is secret-'/ Iy . visiting Kwitswland' «ud LVriin.