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WHY NOT A COOL HOME FOR THE MAN IN THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
WHY NOT A COOL HOME FOR THE . MAN IN THE COUNTRY. There are the days when living in a tin-roofed house is like stoking a steamer across the equator with au overcoat on. There's mighty littio comfort lu It. We may wear 'white duclc, bilk, or crash but even then that galvanised iron room delles our efforts. Keeping cool is a pertinent problem. Wo go on growling at the weather, and never think of-putting on a new root. "Yet for cucumber coolness there is nothing to^equal a good tile roof-a "Marsoillok" Tllo Roof. San itary and cool, a tile roof stands for all 'tho comfort a mr.a can wish for during the hot days of summer. And one can be put on for probably less than you thiol:. Wunderlich Ltd, of Sydney, the people of Metal Celling 'fame, are solo agents for the Genuino Marseilles TJlo, and we understand "they aro prepared to supply the mater ial, at a very" reasonable rate. They make a speciality of free quotations, and are pleased to send anyone their catalogue-and prlcfs on'receipt1...
BURNED WITH ACID IN THE STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
BURNED WITH ACID JN THE STREET, Sydney, Fel). 24.- A Norweigian seaman, Theo Gutbrandson, was walk ing across King Street, Sydney/with a bottlo o£ containing carbolic acid in his top coat pocket, when a cab struck him." The bottle broke, aud the acid burned into his body so badly that ho died in Sydney Hospital a few days after being admitted.
The New Lock-Up. POST OFFICE REQUIRE OLD SITE. DISTRICT MEMBERS AID TO BE SOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
The New Lock-Up. POST OFFICE REQUIRE OLD SITE. DISTRICT MEMBERS AID TO BE SOUGHT. In a recent ISBUC of the "Witness" It was mentioned that the Post Office wanted raoro room and that tUo lock up adjoining would suit the Venuire menta of the ofllco. This iijaLtoi* was reported on by Mr. TUos. UlaasdAle (sanitary. Inspector) at t heCouncil meeting last night, and-hls recommen dations were adopted. Both the State and Federal members are 10 be asked to interest themselves* In ihc matter. The inspectors report,1 which included matters relative to the health of the town^ \x as follows: Since last meeting I had an inter view with Mr. Piiclan at the local Post Olllce as to the suitability of the old lockup adjoining the post office be ing used by his department as store rooms and workshops, and ho Informs me it would be moat suitablo for him for that purpose (as the two buildings adjoin each other at tho rear), and that ho has already written to his department asking for more room. Now, this...
Electric Light. YOUNG AND TEMORA COMPARED. SUPPLEMENT TO LIGHTING COMMITTEE'S REPORT RE NEW LIGHTING PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
Electric Light. YOUNG AND TEMORA COMPARED. SUPPLEMENT TO LIGHTING COM MITTEE'S REPORT RE NEW LIGHTING PLANT. At last night's meeting of Young Mu nicipal Council, the Lighting Commit* teo presented the"' following supple, mentary report with regard to the new lighting plant. Having received a copy of the an nual report of the Municipality of Te* mora for the year 191-J, which contain* extensive information about the work ing of the direct current lighting plum In that town, tlio commltte'o now lay that report on the table, arid In doing so desire to draw attention to the fol lowing points deduced from it. The Temora plant was installed about August 1013 and had been working for 1G months rndiag 31st December last. At the end of four months there were 94 private cor. Burners, and after working cost of pro ducing electricity was 5.3d per unit. At the end of 10 months there wero 1C9 consumers and the cost was 5.0tid per unit, and at the end of 1G months 190 consumers and the cost .4.3d ...
Races to Come. LOCAL FIXTURES. HAMPSTEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
Races to Gome. LOCAL FIXTURES. HAMPSTEAD. On Wednesday next the anuu.'i .meeting oi tua JMc;..c K. Ciub uul be .'ieid, ami -Vr tl«: Ju dications are for a veiy -..'wjwbl meeting. uwiwg to the iate wJj:- uiu trucjc it, In bpivMili order, ami . Mi: iSumaiu (11.011. ace) u:i.l lu.-t en-ir-i'^e comnuuee are Jiuvm;; nmjung uiKwutf to cater tor patrono. Ail events are post entry, and as there are a good number ot Uorsea in train around iuu* uul, Uiogan, and (Jakvaie, tne ileitis snoula oe large. . Tne iirst race H at il a.m. and we hope to see a good contingent from Young.
YOUNG TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
. . YOUNG TURF CLUB. The entries lor the V ouns Turf Club annual races oioso on Wednesday next, jtfaruh Urd, ut 8 o'clock. So far tne prospects ror a record entry arc goou, oucauae this year the li.vimu does not c»ash with auy other mee'.iaK m tlic district. The saie .of rignts are advertised for Thursday next at noon. Tne tea-rocm lor the uc»l Cross is being constructed inside tiic paduocK, ana patrons o£ the races will ue asuuried ot being well looked after when uiey want refreshment. 'Aho track was harrowed this ween. Owing to the rain, the grass is beginning to Huoot, and should auother fail take p»aeo the racecourse snouid present an attractive appearance on race days. Tho band has Jjeen engaged for both days. Trains will run to and from the raeecourso each day, tho fares bu lng one shilling each way, the tickets being issued at iJ/ return.
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
WEARERS OF GLASSES. ERNEST BOSCH'S VISIT. The well-known Arm of ERNTSST BOSCH, Consulting Opticians, of Mar tin Place, and Pitt St, Sydney, who havo been visiting this town for tho past ten years writes:-"On account of the nuineious communications recei ved from this district, wo feci obliged to warn the Spectacle Wearing Public against persons using our name and Working upon our reputation, not di rectly. but in such a manner as o mislead and make beliovo that they are representing us." Remember that this firm can only bo consulted at the Royal Hotel,' , Young, on duteg advertised. Date of next Visit-Tuesday, March
Fruit Growing Industry YOUNG DISTRICT'S SUITABILITY. PRACTICAL MAN'S OPINION OF THE FRUIT SHOW. EXHIBIT AT SYDNEY SHOW URGED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
J Fruit Growing Industry! YOUNG DISTRICT'S SUITABILITY. PRACTICAL MAN'S OPINION OP THE FRUIT SHOW. EXHIBIT AT SYDNEY SHOW URGED. Thoso who,, visited the fruJt show must have been agreeably surprised to seo such a flno exhibition. .When taking Into consideration tho sevore drought the growers havo had to fight against what will be the result of their efforts when tho good season's come again? The show of apples and grapes was very fine and In tho opinion of ex perts and leading growore from dth er districts, It was quite as good as any shown in any part of tho State under the best weather conditions. Tho display of stono fruits was not up to tho standard of those which tho district Is capablo of producing, peach es being particularly noticeable . by their almost total absence. The ex hibits of oxport apples were some thing to talk about, Jonathan, Grainy Smith, Cleopatra, and Rome Beauty being tho most in evidence. Thore is a lot in packing for export and to Il lustrate this three or...
New Lighting Plant COMMITTEE'S REPORT ADOPTED. THE COUNCIL UNANIMOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
New Lighting Plant j COMMITTEE'S REPORT ADOPTED. | THE COUNCIL UNANIMOUS. I All opposition to the rccommen&lt;?i-' tions of the Lighting Commltteo for a new direct cunent plant for.the town of Young faded away last night, when the Council unanimously adopted the Committee's proposals. The discus sion was very brief, and the proceed ings only occupied about ten minutes. Aid'. Deard said the tiro-"* IiaiI th rived when they should go on with the new plant. He thought that tu«j p!nnt wa3 absolutely necessary, and he would give his whole hearted support to the committee's recommendation, for direct current, which was tho scheme almost universally favored The plant which was propo3rtd would ; All the bill entirely for the town of: Young. The old plant, although run-] ning well during tho past 12 months, I could not be guaranteed to last and I might go wrong at nuy time, there fore It was a necessity to have a now plant at once. Aid. Hills said that at first ho was | not in favor ...
Municipal Council ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
iliiunicipa! Council ORDINARY MEETING. Tho usual mcetinp of tho Municipal Council was held last night. V The Mayor (Aid. L. II. Tiemcy) prcsideu, and thero were also present Aid. Hlila. Rintoul, Rabbetts, Beard, Cook, Ron nie, Whltoman. Tho District Assistant Engineer, Hay wrote regarding the matter of guard ing-the electric light wires at Young, stating that > tho expediency of put ting tho telophono line in conduits underground is now being considered, and when the matter has been decid ed the Council is to bo advised as to what works in tho way of guarding tho council will be required to do. A petition signed by 3D business people of Young, was presented, ask ing that Tuesday, 6th April, be pro claimed a public holiday within the Municipality of Young.-Granted: Mr. Daniel Kite, Burrowa road, com plained of water running through his house when it rains, and asking the Council- to divert the watercourso In another direction. .. J. A. Bush and D. Bush also sent In i similar compl...
WOMBAT JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
WOMBAT JOCKEY CLUI1. "Wombat J.C. is out with iu pro* gratimiu for the Autumn meeting, 'I'hjf5 will be huid on Wednoaday, March 1&lt;« iiutriod will COIeo on March 10th, and will be received at .Young races. As most 01 the horses competing at Young will go to Wombat, there will certainly be good fields, and consequently at* tract a good attendance of. the gen* oral public.
KOORAWATHA RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
1COOIIAWATIIA RACE CLUB. The Koorawatha Ilnco Club annual meoviug on iHtii March, promises .to out-uo any itcUl by that ciub. The "racing truck and appointmenta arc excellent, and as the racecourso ia so close to the town, it is easily access ible to visitors. Tiio flxturo will not clash with Murrumburrah, aa tho lat ter club have abandoned tho -meeting ..opoued to be held on that date. En tries for all events close on Tuesday, March 10th, with Mr. P. J. Maunell (Hon. Secretary).
BITES OFF A CONSTABLE'S FINGER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
BITES OFF A CONSTABLE'S ... FINGER. Sydney, Feb. 24.-Constable Lim brey Hooper had a painful experience a couple of. days ago in Oxford sire.it, Sydney, the particulars of which were referred to at the Central police court in a charge against Stephen Starr, of inflicting grievous bodily harm on the oMcer. Starr had pleaded guilty to riotous behaviour and the use of in decent language. Police Prosecutor Drew, In making tin application tor a remand on the other charge, said thai Constable Hooper was off duty In con .sequence of cite mquries said ro nave been lnlllcted upou him by the accus ed. After being arrested the accused bit one of "the constable's lingers off, and he was pbliged later on co go 10 the Sydney Hospital.
THE ORCHARDIST WITH THE OILY RAG. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
THE ORCHARDIST WITH THE OILY RAG. Goulburn, Fob, 2J.-Woa-ly np.ifs IJ rightly looked np-M .n thu most troublesome post that the New Soutu Wales apple-grower J»aa to contend against. It usually begins Jts Infestn tlon at. a time when the trees com mence bearing. A Tallong orchard ist, who has n large number of Koine IJeauty Apples, regularly goes around them during the time the crop is on the trcesj and wipes off any aphis that ho sees, with a rag that has been dip ped in castor oil.
FALL THROUGH A RAILWAY BRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
FALL THROUGH A RAILWAY , ; BRIDGE. Sydney, Feb. 24.-Mr. Martin, a re sident of Seven Hills, was walking along the railway line between Went-' worthville and Toougabbie on Satur day night.with two friends, when ho fell between, the sleepers through a bridgo on to'the dVy bed of a creek bolow. Apparently' ho fell on his head, for whdn hla companions ran down to him he was dead, his neck ha ving been broken.
A STATION HAND'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
A STATION HAND'S DEATH. Brisbane, Feb. 24.-On. Wednesday of last week James Kyan, an employes on Ayrshire Downs station, in the Winton district, lost his bearings while looking for liorses. A search party found him-lying in a very exhausted condition}-a:Jia distance of two or three miles froi^ l\ia camp, and lie died while being convoyed to Winton.
ENSATIONAL MOTOR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
ENSATIONAL MOTOR ACCIDENT. Bathurst, Feb. 24,-Fivo occupants. . of a motor car that left Sydney on Saturday morning had a sensational accident when Hearing Deuison bridge, about a mile from Bathurst. The driver," W. Thick, tried to ovado a spring cart, when ono.of tho back wheel tyres blew out. As a result, the car skidded across tho road and poised .on. the edge of a steep em* bankmen'C'ilor a feu* seconds. Des pite the driver's efforts, tho car foil over the bank, turning a complete somersault, jmd landing at tho bottom in an upright position. Messrs. D. M'Donald, J. .Brady, and another man- , , aged to hurl themselves from tho car as it balanced on tho edgo of the em bankment; "but Mr. Les. McDonald and the driver went over with it. They had a wonderful escape, receiving nas ty bruises to the face and hands, but northing worse. The car was badly damaged. .'.
Great Picture Attraction A £20,000 PRODUCTION. "FROM MANGER TO CROSS." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 February 1915
Great Picture Attraction A £20,000 PRODUCTION. "FROM MANGER TO CROSS.". 'Die -most wonderful picture story, ever given to the public of Young will he told on tho scrdeu at the Lyceum Pictures on Monday night next. It Is the life story of Jesus of Nazareth, performed and photographed upon the very ground where our Blessed Lord lived 'and moved Tho picture ccsl £20,000 to produce, and It has won tho approval of the Clergy and Tress, throughout the whole world. . It picts tho life of our Saviour iroru "Manger to Cross." Tho Incidents of the holy and greatest tragedy of the world's history are presented with pure naturalness, and the simple oeau-* ty and humility of tho coming" of our Lord und of His childhood, passing on to Manhood, are exquisitely pourtray etl.- Thun Mis Life work, and Fas hion aro reverently depicted, and tho acting never strayo into any theatrical cffect to jar against tho proprieties and sacrodnoss of the Gospel. Tho picturo Is suro to attract a record at 1 tendanc...