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ALLIED ARMADA NOW OFF TOKYO Airborne Landings to Be Made To-day (Article), Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954), Tuesday 28 August 1945 page Article 2014-08-28 18:56 Admiral Halsey's fleet was steaming full speed ........
typhoon was thundering towards Shikoku, and an
This Kamikaze or 'divine
wind' is not behaving like that
protect the Japanese main
land. The current storm, in
is actually driving the occupa
About 20 Japanese aboard a de
stroyer arrived at- the rendezvous
with tlie Third Fleet and were
transferred by a whaleboal to a
United States destroyer, wliich look
where Rear Admiral Roben Car
ney (Admiral Halsey's Chief ol
Staff) was ready to give them in
structions Hoarding how they
lias been given command of the
new fleet subdivision, 'Task Force
31.' which, will be the first to
command the landings of the mar
to Yokosuka instructions from Ad
batterier ,and evacuating armed
forces. Several Japanpse will re
main 'With the fleet lo guide it
into Tokyo Bay.
Admiral Halsey's fleet was steaming full speed
typhoon was thundering towards Shikoku, and an-
This Kamikaze or "divine
wind" is not behaving like that
protect the Japanese main-
land. The current storm, in-
is actually driving the occupa-
About 20 Japanese aboard a de-
stroyer arrived at the rendezvous
with the Third Fleet and were
transferred by a whaleboat to a
United States destroyer, which took
where Rear Admiral Robert Car-
ney (Admiral Halsey's Chief of
Staff) was ready to give them in-
structions regarding how they
has been given command of the
new fleet subdivision, "Task Force
31," which will be the first to
command the landings of the mar-
to Yokosuka instructions from Ad-
batteries, and evacuating armed
forces. Several Japanpse will re-
main with the fleet to guide it
into Tokyo Bay. ......
ALLIED ARMADA NOW OFF TOKYO Airborne Landings to Be Made To-day (Article), Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW : 1911 - 1954), Tuesday 28 August 1945 page Article 2014-08-28 18:35 li.M.A.b. JJOBART, one of the Allied arraada now lying off the Japanese coast'
MANILA, Monday (A.A.P ).— The vanguard of the Allied
Sagami Bay — two miles to the south of
Tokyo Bay — while war planes patrolled
Japan s skies preparatory to the first air
borne landings to-morrow. General Mac
army, which is expected to grow to half -
would occupy the southern tialf of
General Stilwell, who is commander on Okinawa, on or immedi
ADMIRAL UALSE7
oilot shin 30 miles off shore in order to guide the American
Admiral Halsey's fleet was steaming full speed
granted the 'Japanese requests to fly
GENERAL MACARTHUR
<PHOTO> H.M.A.S. HOBART, one of the Allied armada now lying off the Japanese coast
MANILA, Monday (A.A.P ).—The vanguard of the Allied
Sagami Bay—two miles to the south of
Tokyo Bay—while war planes patrolled
Japan's skies preparatory to the first air-
borne landings to-morrow. General Mac-
army, which is expected to grow to half
would occupy the southern half of
General Stilwell, who is commander on Okinawa, on or immedi-
< PHOTO> ADMIRAL HALSEY
pilot ship 30 miles off shore in order to guide the American
Admiral Halsey's fleet was steaming full speed ........
granted the Japanese requests to fly
< PHOTO> GENERAL MACARTHUR
MURDER IN NEW GUINEA. A BRITISH MAGISTRATE SHOT. ESCAPED PRISONERS ENTER THE MISSIONHOUSE. THE SEENE OF THE OUTRAGE. THURSDAY ISLAND, Thursday. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 22 November 1901 page Article 2014-08-27 23:48 Deleita is built on tho southernmost point of Hull
bound, n spacious inlet some 60 miles »» est»» ard
along tho co ist from Poit Moiesby, and about 150
miles east»»aid of Aird Ruoi, »vhero in aVpril lust the
Revs Chalmers mid lonkuis »» uie mnssacred ht
Joseph's Riyei dischaijcs its waters into the sound,
and Yulo Island, on »»inch stands tho head station of
the Snored Heart Mission, forms an oeeiu gato\»iiy
by its juxtaposition lo tho mainland Unity unies
inland Mount Yule uses mn)esticiilly 11,000ft m
height and tho country all around m v» dilly pie
turcsquu Hero foi 10 years the »dingo station of
the Loudon Missionary Society tins been placed, with
the Re» II M Dunnee, m chnrge, and nt latest
date tho villuge population yvus about 100 At first
the district »»ns »eiy tiotiblcsomó, but paliout efforts
largely calmed it Ho»» over tho nnti» cs did not
oidor, mid m March, 1808, Mr Dauncoy »»roto -
"Tho yent has beon a tioubled one Tho natives
hnvo been m a troubled Btulu owing to some neiv
oidinuuces mid tho way they havo been onforeod,
of oui annual gathering at tho end of the
year »»ns encouraging , . At Dolenn our
services nie well attended, mid o\cept »»hen atvo»
trading the young folks mo lcgulnr in then atton
dnnco ut school, mid have stinted to conduct c»eniug
pra» eis m Iho v dingo duhu "
but pn gi ess lins been made, and tho spirit
Delena is built on the southernmost point of Hall
Sound, a spacious inlet some 60 miles westward
along the coast from Port Moresby, and about 150
miles eastward of Aird River, where in April last the
Revs. Chalmers and Tonkins were massacred. St.
Joseph's River discharges its waters into the sound,
and Yule Island, on which stands the head station of
the Sacred Heart Mission, forms an ocean gateway
by its juxtaposition to the mainland. Thirty miles
inland Mount Yule rises majestically 11,000ft. in
height, and the country all around is wildly pic-
turesque. Here for 10 years the village station of
the London Missionary Society has been placed, with
the Rev. H. M. Dauncey in charge, and at latest
date the village population was about 400. At first
the district was very troublesome, but patient efforts
largely calmed it. However, the natives did not
order, and in March, 1898, Mr. Dauncey wrote :—
" The year has been a troubled one. The natives
have been in a troubled state owing to some new
ordinances and the way they have been enforced,
of our annual gathering at the end of the
year was encouraging. . . . At Delena our
services are well attended, and except when away
trading the young folks are regular in their atten-
dance at school, and have started to conduct evening
prayers in the village dubu."
. . . but progress has been made, and the spirit
NORTHERN OBITUARIES. (Article), Daily Observer (Tamworth, NSW : 1917 - 1920), Thursday 17 July 1919 page Article 2014-08-27 23:38 Tho death took place on Friday last
of Mrs. F. W-ood, aged 57, the wife or
mi: T. Wood, one -time a well-known
sim-ier of Narrabri. The 'cause cf death
was an old resident of Narrabri, hav
years*. She leaves a husband and a
[lumber of : grown-up children,
Tho death took place at a *, private I
hospital in TanuvorUi on Monday of
lVIi-s. T. J. Russell. The .deceased was
well known in: the Ura.Ha district, nn'l
a few yetiW ago. Airs. J. Cantwell, of
Tarn worth, and Mrs. Clive McAlpir.9
are daughters, and Mr. Gillespie Rus
sell, at one time on the post oince sti.if
at Uralla, is a son.. The interment took
[jlace at Tamworth on Tuesday. .
Mrs. H. Wheeler, of Coonabarabran, '
died earij' on Tuesday morning from .
pneumonic influenza. The deceased, '
who was iil years of age, leaves a hus- .'
band and ten children, two sons having I
Just returned froni the front. She was
a daughter of the lafo Mrs. John Conlon,
whose death occurred at Qulrlridi ou
was a son of deceased.
pneumonic influenza.      
On Saturday last Mr. ( David T.iraM'on
lieil.at his residence, 'Ironmarks,' I'j.r-
I'abri, at the age of 96. Mr. Gray&on-
was. one of the best known grauluru in i
Uie Narrabri district, having aii'iied!
there upwards of 50 years nza. Ho
was born in Armagh, Ireland, and Pi-ny)
to Australia when but 15 years of Rgo.
P'or a time he remained in Sydney, ?nd
then went to Tamworth, and subse
quently to Warialda and Gunuedah, nnd
oventually to Narrabri, wti'^re to ie
mained until his death. Mr. Ornyson
his wife and two sons and one (iausacor
having predeceased hlni. The stnviviig
family consist of Messrs. John Giayton,
of Moree; David, of Ironbarks; TIimimus,
of Wilga Ridge; and Robert, c? Dellatu ;
Mre. Kneller, of Uurley; Mis. l!r-)wu, of
Moree; Mrs. McDonald, . of \Vust Na'iu-
bri; and Miss Giayson, of Ironbarks.
late John Conlon, of Roseneath Cul(
polly, aged 75, who died at her resi
dence, Henry-street, Quirindi, on Sun
ailing for about two months. Mrs De  
vine and Miss Maud Conlon were stay  
late Mrs. Conlon was born at Wolombi  
to be near a doctor. The late Mr Con  
daughter, Mrs. H. Wheeler, of Coona
barabran. died on Tuesday from    
daughters surviving are Mr John Con
lon (Quipolly) Mr. Joe Conlon (Syd
ney), Mrs A. Nowland (Boggabri) Mrs
A. Doolan (Queensland), Mrs Jack
Clarke (Tamworth), Mrs Devine and  
The death took place on Friday last
of Mrs. F. Wood, aged 57, the wife of
Mr. T. Wood, one time a well-known
carrier of Narrabri. The cause of death
was an old resident of Narrabri, hav-
years. She leaves a husband and a
number of grown-up children.
The death took place at a private
hospital in Tamworth on Monday of
Mrs. T. J. Russell. The deceased was
well known in the Uralla district, and
a few years ago. Mrs. J. Cantwell, of
Tamworth, and Mrs. Clive McAlpine
are daughters, and Mr. Gillespie Rus-
sell, at one time on the post office staff
at Uralla, is a son. The interment took
place at Tamworth on Tuesday.
Mrs. H. Wheeler, of Coonabarabran,
died early on Tuesday morning from
pneumonic influenza. The deceased,
who was 51 years of age, leaves a hus-
band and ten children, two sons having
just returned from the front. She was
a daughter of the late Mrs. John Conlon,
whose death occurred at Quirindi on
is a son of deceased.
pneumonic influenza.
On Saturday last Mr. David Gravson
died at his residence, "Ironmarks," Nar-
rabri, at the age of 96. Mr. Grayson
was one of the best known graziers in
the Narrabri district, having arrived
there upwards of 50 years ago. He
was born in Armagh, Ireland, and came
to Australia when but 15 years of age.
For a time he remained in Sydney, and
then went to Tamworth, and subse-
quently to Warialda and Gunnedah, and
eventually to Narrabri, where he re-
mained until his death. Mr. Grayson
his wife and two sons and one daughter
having predeceased him. The surviving
family consist of Messrs. John Grayson,
of Moree; David, of Ironbarks; Thomas,
of Wilga Ridge; and Robert, of Bellata ;
Mrs. Kneller, of Gurley; Mrs. Brown, of
Moree; Mrs. McDonald, of West Narra-
bri; and Miss Grayson, of Ironbarks.
late John Conlon, of Roseneath, Qui-
polly, aged 75, who died at her resi-
dence, Henry-street, Quirindi, on Sun-
ailing for about two months. Mrs. De-
vine and Miss Maud Conlon were stay-
late Mrs. Conlon was born at Wollombi,
to be near a doctor. The late Mr. Con-
daughter, Mrs. H. Wheeler, of Coona-
barabran, died on Tuesday last from    
daughters surviving are—Mr. John Con-
lon (Quipolly), Mr. Joe Conlon (Syd-
ney), Mrs. A. Nowland (Boggabri), Mrs.
A. Doolan (Queensland), Mrs. Jack
Clarke (Tamworth), Mrs. Devine, and  
THE MATCH AGAINST NEW SOUTH WALES. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 22 November 1901 page Article 2014-08-27 23:21 recent English season. At tile suiiiu timo tlio elevo ft
to »represent New South AVnles is a good one, and ii
tho Englishmen win thoy will well doservo the victory,
und the same may be said ot the home team. Thorn
day uftonioou to wit'iess the work at the nuts. The
gates of the No. 2 area, whare practico now takes place, "
were thrown open to lift» public. Almost everyone
was anxious to seo Jessop, and when ho went in
there was quito a fltittoi- amongst the spectators, but
tiley saw very little to impress thom, ( foW so far the¡,
Gloucestershire captain's lorm nt tho nots ¡si
altogether dilferent from whnl wo hnvo been led to
expect from tho reports of his sunsittioual innings in
England ; but thuro ma ninny men who fail to show
to advantage in pi action. Tho stylo of oyory mcinnes
of the team wits closelv watched hy it critical guther*
iug. It ni quito possible that tho English captain,
A. 0. MacLarou, will bo ablo tp tuku his piuco m the»
teuin tor this mutch. Ho said yesterday afternoon
that his rheumatism was almost gone, uud that ho felt!
much bettur than when in Melbourne. In viow, how«
recent English season. At the same time the eleven
to represent New South Wales is a good one, and if
the Englishmen win they will well deserve the victory,
and the same may be said of the home team. There
day afternoon to witness the work at the nets. The
gates of the No. 2 area, where practice now takes place,
were thrown open to the public. Almost everyone
was anxious to see Jessop, and when he went in
there was quite a flutter amongst the spectators, but
they saw very little to impress them, for so far the
Gloucestershire captain's form at the nets is
altogether different from what we have been led to
expect from the reports of his sensational innings in
England ; but there are many men who fail to show
to advantage in practice. The style of every member
of the team was closely watched by a critical gather-
ing. It is quite possible that the English captain,
A. C. MacLaren, will be able to take his place in the
team for this match. He said yesterday afternoon
that his rheumatism was almost gone, and that he felt
much better than when in Melbourne. In viow, how«
SYDNEY HOSPITAL. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 22 November 1901 page Article 2014-08-27 23:05 children's »»airds aro in contemplation, and the eroo
tion of a nciv casualty room. The front balconies »»'ill
ho thrown open for tho use of patients us soon as a
fo»v necessary arrangements aro completed. ' ? "
The following is a summary of tho »vork of ' tho
hospital up te October 31 this year :- ,
In-patients admitted.3,2(1». ,
Out-pationts (non- cases) treated .'. ' 14,02«
Casualties treated .. .. ... 7,012
Numbor of operations performed .. 2,127
Number of skiagrams taken ,, 220
children's wards are in contemplation, and the erec-
tion of a new casualty room. The front balconies will
be thrown open for the use of patients as soon as a
few necessary arrangements are completed.
The following is a summary of the work of the
hospital up to October 31 this year :—
In-patients admitted.. .. .. 3,265
Out-patients (new cases) treated .. 14,026
Casualties treated .. .. ... 7,912
Number of operations performed .. 2,127
Number of skiagrams taken .. 220
SYDNEY HOSPITAL. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 22 November 1901 page Article 2014-08-27 18:26 for the nursing stall. Tho prc3out Govcnimout
grunted money for the above improi-cmcnts'. In other
respocls improvements have been made at the hos-
pital. The croivd of out-patients that used to gathor
on tho footpath in tho .middle of the day iii Mnc
quarie-strcut is uo»v conspicuously absent, oivuig te
n rearrangement of tho system and tho pro»*iding*of
seating accommodation on one of tho verandahs. Tho
Iîegenl-stieet dispensai y is being renovated through-
out, and tho Paddington dispensary, completed about
six mouths ago, is doing excellent »»'ork in thnt dis-
trict. It is hoped that circumstances »vill shortly
permit of the höt-»vator service being overhauled and
brouslit up to requirements. Enlargements to tho
for the nursing staff. The present Government
granted money for the above improvements. In other
respects improvements have been made at the hos-
pital. The crowd of out-patients that used to gather
on the footpath in the middle of the day in Mac-
quarie-street is now conspicuously absent, owing to
a rearrangement of the system and the providing of
seating accommodation on one of the verandahs. The
Regent-street dispensary is being renovated through-
out, and the Paddington dispensary, completed about
six months ago, is doing excellent work in that dis-
trict. It is hoped that circumstances will shortly
permit of the hot-water service being overhauled and
brought up to requirements. Enlargements to the
SYDNEY HOSPITAL. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 22 November 1901 page Article 2014-08-27 18:23 Improvements have been progressing nit the Sydney
Hospital for somo mouths past, pimcipitlly in connec-
tion »vith tho operating theatre and Nightingale »vnig
(nurses' quarters), Tho »vholo of the old theatre lins
been demolished »»'ith tho exception of the outside
»».alls, ' and is being rebuilt on modern principles.
When fiuishod the thentro »vill bo complete in ovory
sense. Whoro possiblo orders for tho plant havo been
placed locally, but it »»us found necessary to send to
Now York for two patent sterilisers. The Nightin-
gale »viug is being considerably onluigsd aud carriod
out towards the Domain, giving a line outlook from
tho »»ado balconies »vhich aro being added. When
more nurses being enrolled, and allo»v moro leísmo
Improvements have been progressing at the Sydney
Hospital for some months past, principally in connec-
tion with the operating theatre and Nightingale wing
(nurses' quarters). The whole of the old theatre has
been demolished with the exception of the outside
walls, and is being rebuilt on modern principles.
When finished the theatre will be complete in every
sense. Where possible orders for the plant have been
placed locally, but it was found necessary to send to
New York for two patent sterilisers. The Nightin-
gale wing is being considerably enlarged and carried
out towards the Domain, giving a fine outlook from
the wide balconies which are being added. When
more nurses being enrolled, and allow more leisure
AUSTRALIAN AND IMPERIAL TOPICS. FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. LONDON, Oct. 18. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 22 November 1901 page Article 2014-08-27 18:09 I stated last »»eck tho results of tho very partial
bformation which I possessed as to the spirit in
which tho new Australian tariff had been re-
tened m this countiy Naturally husmess finns
»ho «port eonsidciably to Australia judgo tho
tuaff according to tho extent to whioh it affects
the products m »»Inch thoy deal In Yoilrshiro
there 13 ia particular an outcry about tho duty
»keb it is proposed to lovy on »»oollous und »vor
fteds in the picco and ou mado apparel The manu-
facturers aro tho moro inclined to ho crusty
m Ho matter because of the extent to »\bich
Ihev anport aVustraliuu "»» ool and the fact that
thej hn»o to competo »vath miinufaoturcrb m Aus-
tralia itself It is also apparently" expected thal
(he todo m leather goods mid in somo miscolla
iMus articles »i ill ho unfavourably affected, and
there is a good deni of speculation as to how tho
pirticulnr interests of Ne»v South. Wales as com-
laroi with tho othei States will loso or gara by
Ile proposed changes Among strong lin
penali'Ulicio »»ho look at tho master from a sen
luncnhl point of »io»», thcro is a good deal of dis
ippomlmcnt that no preferential treatment for
liemothei countiy is forcshadoived, but for this
my reason nntiu illy the tariff is legarded »vith
nore sahsfictionon (ho Continent than it ínijht
olhermso ha\o been The system of bonuses
lthich it IB proposed to establish in tho case of
nunafaetured iron-fohWing tho Canadian pro
redent-naturally attracts a groat deal of atten-
tion, and one hoars of communications oven from
Germany on the subject Btrongly protestiug
I stated last week the results of the very partial
information which I possessed as to the spirit in
which the new Australian tariff had been re-
ceived in this country. Naturally business firms
who export considerably to Australia judge the
tariff according to the extent to which it affects
the products in which they deal. In Yorkshire
there is in particular an outcry about the duty
which it is proposed to levy on woollens and wor-
steds in the piece and on made apparel. The manu-
facturers are the more inclined to be crusty
in the matter because of the extent to which
they import Australian wool and the fact that
they have to compete with manufacturers in Aus-
tralia itself. It is also apparently expected that
the trade in leather goods and in some miscella-
neous articles will be unfavourably affected, and
there is a good deal of speculation as to how the
particular interests of New South Wales as com-
pared with the other States will lose or gain by
the proposed changes. Among strong Im-
perialists here, who look at the master from a sen-
timental point of view, there is a good deal of dis-
appointment that no preferential treatment for
the mother country is foreshadowed, but for this
very reason naturally the tariff is regarded with
more satisfaction on the Continent than it might
otherwise have been. The system of bonuses
which it is proposed to establish in the case of
manufactured iron—following the Canadian pre-
cedent—naturally attracts a great deal of atten-
tion, and one hears of communications even from
Germany on the subject strongly protesting
ELANDS FOR NEW SOUTH WALES. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 22 November 1901 page Article 2014-08-27 11:38 Mr C A Benbow, of College-street, who has
been interesting himsilf in the question of lho mtro
duction into tho dry regions of this Stato of tho
eland of Africa, and has iorw arded to the
Government pauers embodying the rcsull of inquines
mado by lum in that regard, has received fioin tho
Secretary to the Department of Agnculture at Salis-
bury, Rhodesia, a lottm, dated Senteraber Ü5, which
is as follow s -"I hav o tho honour by direction to
acknowledge lho receipt of your letter of May 6,
also tho " Agricultural Journal " addressed lo the
Right Hon C J Rhodes, regarding tho capture of
elands in Rhodesia for tho purpose» of domestication
hns benn referred to this department In rojily I
am directed to inform } ou that, if nnv application is
mado by tho redorai or any Stato Government for
their wishes There aro reliable professional hunters
who would bo w ilhng to undertake the work Olio
has recently offered to capture and deliver at Sabs
bury tamo to handling } oung elands i^and quagga
(UurcheU's robra) at £10 mid £2») per head lcspcc
tiv. oly, and would doubtless undertake to capture a
number at a lesser figure For your information I
f orw ard } ou a copy of the Game Law s of Southern
Rhodesia, by which von will seo that not only elands
and quagga but tho othct larger antelopes uro
strictl} presen ed throughout lho country, um of
which might bo domesticated to advantage, as with
the exception perhaps ol the wiiterhuck tho flesh of
all is palatable I am communicating w ith some
well-known hunters with a view to ascertain if thoy
would bo prepnredif ncccssiry to capture in largo
quantities }ouug gimo, and at what pneu per head ,
tue result of my inquines I w ill uequiunt you of in
duo course "
Mr. C. A. Benbow, of College-street, who has
been interesting himself in the question of the intro-
duction into the dry regions of this State of the
eland of Africa, and has forwarded to the
Government papers embodying the result of inquiries
made by him in that regard, has received from the
Secretary to the Department of Agriculture at Salis-
bury, Rhodesia, a letter, dated September 25, which
is as follows :—" I have the honour by direction to
acknowledge the receipt of your letter of May 6,
also the " Agricultural Journal " addressed to the
Right Hon. C. J. Rhodes, regarding the capture of
elands in Rhodesia for the purposes of domestication
has been referred to this department. In reply I
am directed to inform you that, if any application is
made by the Federal or any State Government for
their wishes. There are reliable professional hunters
who would be willing to undertake the work. One
has recently offered to capture and deliver at Salis-
bury tame to handling young elands and quagga
(Burchell's zebra) at £40 and £25) per head respec-
tively, and would doubtless undertake to capture a
number at a lesser figure. For your information I
forward you a copy of the Game Laws of Southern
Rhodesia, by which you will see that not only elands
and quagga but the other larger antelopes are
strictly preserved throughout the country, any of
which might be domesticated to advantage, as with
the exception perhaps of the waterbuck the flesh of
all is palatable. I am communicating with some
well-known hunters with a view to ascertain if they
would be prepared if necessary to capture in large
quantities young game, and at what price per head ;
the result of my inquiries I will acquaint you of in
due course."

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