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Hussein bin Ali, Sharif and Emir of Mecca 1908-1924. Image in public domain.

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif and Emir of Mecca 1908-1924. Image in public domain.

  • Sherif of Mecca, Hussein bin Ali, opens direct negotiations with British Government regarding co-operation against the Turks
  • Charles William Murray enlists Charles is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would be killed in action in France on 20 July 1916.
  • The Leader reports that Walter William Erickson, the Junior Master at Wolaroi has enlisted. Walter is commemorated on the Centenary of WWI in Orange Honour Roll; he would be killed in action in France on 12 October 1916. Off to the War
  • The Leader reports that Colonel¬†Neville Howse is now¬†the father of a baby girl:

While Colonel Howse, C.B., V.C., is doing his duty, extracting bullets from our wounded soldiers at Gallipoli, the stork has called at his home in Orange, and as a reward deposited a fine bouncing baby daughter. Congratulations!