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Squeezing Germany SINEWS OF WAR. THE ALLEGED BLOCKADE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
Squeezing Germany SINEWS OF WAR. THE ALLEGED BLOCKADE. London, March 1st.-In the House of Commons this evening, Mr. Asquith in moving the votes of credit for naval and mflitary purposes, announced last week, said that out of the vote of £3G2, 000.000, the sum of £275"000,000 went to the army, and £38,000,000 represen ted advances for war expenditure to the self-governing dominions. "War 1.s not always a picturesque, spectac- j ular affair, but the Government was never more confident that the Allies will ultimately achieve a durable vic tory. Nothing can shake our faith In the unbroken spirit ot Belgium, the undefeated heroism of indomitable Servia, and the tenacity .and resource of Russia and Franco who uro lidd ing far-flung lines until the hour for the Allies' Irrestlble advance." Referr-1 ing to the blockade, Mr. Asquith said -"I have to use sonic vory plain lan guage. Tho so-called blockade is not u surprise. The war began with Ger many's cynical repudiation of a aol ornn treaty...
At the Races. RED CROSS TEA-ROOM. ASSISTANCE WANTED FROM TOWNSPEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
! At the Races. RED CROSS TEA-ROOM. ASSISTANCE WANTED FROM TOWNSPEOPLE. At tho racos next week tlio Red Cross Society of Young will make an effort to add a very substantial amount to the fund which they have inaugura ted for the purpose. of providing a motor ambulanco for the front. The bum of £550 is required to purchase the ambulance stated, and of this amount £130 has already been forward ed as a first Instalment towards the cost. The Society has about £10 fii hand and with about £60 realised by tho Fruitgrower's Union and tho Tip perary Minstrels last week, this will bring the total so far'in hand to some thing like £200. "This achievement of the ladles is excellent, because of the fact that the ordinary work of the Ited Cross is stHl going on in addition to the raising of funds for the ambulance. Tho sum of £350 Is still required, nnd the ladies are aiming at reducing this amount "by £50 as a result of their tea room and fruit stall at the races next week. They also hope for do...
SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
SALES. Saturday, March 6th,-C. H. Eller man and Co's. Fortnightly Stock Sales. Wednesday, March 10.- Flanagan, Stein and Co,, Grcnfcll will soli on abovo date, on a/c Mrs. Edwards, r*.1 "Ellendale Farm," Thuddungra, tli* wuole of her UouVtold Furniture rm l Effects. The sale to commence at 12.30 p.m. i Saturday, Starch 13.-Thos. Rey nolds will conduct a sale of "Crescent Villa" Farm, Marengo, on above date, on a/c Mr. M. J. Cummins at 2.30 p.m. Comprising 103S acres Freehold and C.P. Land. ! Wednesday, March 17.-W. A. Brod erlclc, will hold a Land Sale at tlie Royal Hotel, Wombat, on March 17, when ho will offer on a/c Executors of the will of John BaUes, Portions 82, 83 and 84 containing 120 acres of Free hold land. ; , Thursday, March 13th.-Thos. Rey nolds will hold an Important Clearing Sale of High Class Farming Plant, Stock, etc., on a/c Messrs. Fowler Bros., at IJarwung, N.SAV. (between Young and Murrumburrah, commenc ing at 11 a.m. On a Date to bo Fixed.--Messrs. R. Gibson an...
PLOT TO KILL MILLIONAIRES. ANARCHISTS CAUGHT REDHANDED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
PLOT TO KILL MILLIONAIRES. ANARCHISTS CAUGHT RED HANDED. London, March 4.-A New York mes sage states that the police announced that a widespread anarchistic plot, ha* vlng as Its object the killing of An drew Carnegie, the two Rockefellers, Cornelius Vanderblit, and other of the wealthiest men, has been -nipped in the bud by the arrest of two men who were caught in the act of projecting a lighted bomb.towards the altar of St. Patrick's Cathedral, .the blowing up of which was to have been the signal for . the inauguration of a reign of terror, Molong, March 3.-The Molong Dis trist Hospital has been granted a spec ial grant of £50 towards the cost of re fencing the groundB. Mudgee, March 3.-Tho Mudgee El^c* trie Lighting Company is duplicating Hs plant. ' Mudgee, Marcli 3.-Mr. W. H. Southwlck, a native of tho town, has announced that he Is going to contest the Mudgee seat in tho Liberal Inter est dt the next State elections. He is starting work' straight away. Ho was for 28 years in t...
GOOD RAINS PREDICTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
GOOD RAINS PREDICTED. Mr. Jaraca Laughton, of 26 Glen inore road, Paddington, writes-Being a student of celestial philosophy, and having made a study of astromactor ology, I glvo the following weather forecast:-There is every indication of dry conditions predominating till 12th 'March, 1915; hardly any rain through out N. S. Wales. There are prospects of some good rains between March 1-2 and 20. Sun in quadrature with the planet Saturn then. During the win | ter months rain will be very#abundant ! much above the average, anil farmers should be able to put in a record acreage of. wheat this coming.season. This winter .we shall have general rains throughout the State. The per turbation of the planets are favorable for same. The planet Jupiter is go ing through Price's watery sign, and Saturn will shortly enter Cancer's watery sign. Two superior planets will not fail'to Increase tho moisture of our atmosphere.
CHARGE OF SHEEP STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
CHARGE OF SHEEP STEALING. Wagga, March 4.-Before Mr. Helm, P.M., at the Wagga Police Court, Al-1 lan Power, farmer and gra let-, resld- ' lug at Tarcutta, was committed for V trial on a charge of stealing four stud ewes, Boonooke bred, the property of Falkiner and Sons, Ltd, rented by Al fred Mate's Toonga Station, and sent Widgiewa stud flocks there for agist ment. In February the overseer missed a number, and, on searching in the neighborhood, found four in Pow er's paddock adjoining running with a flock of sheep. The Widgiewa red lar -brand "Y" according to the evi dence, was smothered with a black tar brand "T." A wooden branding Implement "T" was picked up In Pow er's yard. Half the ears of the sheep were cut off to destroy the earmarks. Mr. Norman Falkiner valued the sheep at Ave guineas each. Bail was [ allowed at £100.
FORBES QUARTER SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
FORBES QUARTER SESSIONS. Forbes, March 4.- At the Quarter | Session*, Agnes Littler, who pleaded guilty - to concealment of birth, was spMenced to three months' imprison meat, the ;pr/»ence being suspended on tno usual conditio t Albert Sydney Xowhou&o pleaded guilty to breaking and-entering'at Folium, and was sen tc.iic.Mi to 12 months as a first.offend er, Mlchad.'John O'i.rien. found guilty of unlawfully uningr a horse, was giveD 1^ months* impri*o.K)M*nt. Selraa Ma-* Hos*, 'V!«o .K'e.-tfk'd guilty to perjury at Parlci*, 'vbjv . ver to com'; \iy f &lt;r M called upon, T.i.mias I)i'W£on, found guilty of horse stalling w'asordered'.to be imprisoned for six months. William Michael Smith was found not. guilty of charges of break ing and entering, and receiving. In the case of'William Daniel Treacey, charged with embezzlement, a witness did not appear, and the case was ad journed to the next Court.
COMMERCIAL. BRISBANE WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
I "COMMERCIAL. BRISBANE WOOL SALES. Winohcombo, Carson Ltd., have re rolved the following wire from their Brisbane offco:-Brisbano wool mar ket opened strong. Prices fully equal to late Sydney rates.- Bradford and Franco buying mare heavily. Amor-, lea still operating keenly. Good de mand Spanish and Italian account. Bulky skirtings selling In owner's fa vour. Improved Inquiry for faulty lines.
NOTABLE WOOL PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
NOTABLE WOOL PRICES. Wool-growers In these days or de pression, will rend with keen inter est tho following:-At the wool sales on February 2 111, John Bridge and Co obtained for 141 bales of fleece wool, part of R. J. Mulligan's "Baley Park" clip from Cooney Creek, Armldale, on average price or over laid per lb.; which worked out In cash nt an aver age of practi ally £19 B/ per bale. For. the clip, consisting of UG5 bales, inclu ding all skirtings and locks,, an aver age of £17 per bale was obtained. The top price for the fleeco wool was 165d per Hi.; which constitute!' a re cord for this season, and oven exceeds last season's record of lGd. The pie cos realisod 13*d, a price which es tablishes another record for the pre sent season, and beata any price ob tained for pieces during the past three seasons. The bellie3 were sold at lOd, crutcliings at itiid, and locks at 53d. These handsome prices go to show that capable management and proper handling ' of a clip tell their own tale.
SPECIAL HORSE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
SPECIAL HORSE SALE. O. H. Furner and Co., Ltd., report a big yarding of horses at Goulburn on the 26th of February. There was a big attendance of buyers from all over the State, and great interest was manifested right through the day. Draught horses, ponies, and horses suitable for military purposes sold well. There seemed to be unlimited demand for horses of this description, and the sales were satisfactory to owners. Draught horses, 4 to G years, broken, sold from £20 to £30. the latter price being realised for a three year old filly sold by Mr. L. T. Watson. The ''Tiverton" poo icy, sold on account of Mr. S. E. Roberts, of "Tiverton," made from £8 to £20, and as they were principally unbroken those prices "were very satisfactory. The Australian Mercantile Laud onri Flnanco Coy, Ltd., ry, r 3 ;hu J>st week closed with a 8V>.»? market llic record price of 16j'l having been nb» talncd at auction lor greasy wool dur ing the week. Tho embargo against the shipment of merino wool ...
GREAT RUSSIAN VICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
GREAT RUSSIAN VICTORY. Paris* March 5.-A French military expert at. Warsaw declared that the IluB&Ian success at Przasnz throws op en ; the Prussian frontier at its most vulnerable spot. (The IlUBsIanB by forced marches day and night have nc .compllsbcd so brilliant an enveloping movement that it will only be with the, greatest difficulty. that' the 'Ger mans will be able to extricate the rem nant of three army corps. The Ger mans admit having : retreated, but claim to have withdrawn successfully. Later.-The cruisers resumed the bombardment of the interior forts of the Dardanelles on Thursday. The .Turks upon the destruction of their forts and batteries ..became demoralls-: ed and abandoned a number of posi tions. j
RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
RED CROSS. Muffler work party will meet at'Mrs. Metcalfe's residence on Monday af ternoon, 8th inst., at 2.30-p.ro; Knit* ting Party at Bpworth Hall on Frl* day afternoon, 12th Inst, at 3 p.m. Will every householder who has been fortunate enough to obtain some fruit for jam this year join the com mittee in sending an Easter gift for our soldiers at or going to the troni, by leaving, at Johnson and Grafton's, 5 or 6 lbs. of Jam? Mrs.' C. J." Met calfe and Miss Chew havo each' sent that amount. The Jam must be put into clean treacle tins or billy-cans, labelled ,and these will be soldered down, before they are sent. This appeal is being made by Mrs. Flaschi through the secretaries of the Red Cross. As soon as a sufficient quan tity is sent in Mr. Grafton will pack. Factory jams will be accepfed. The following articles havo been despatch ed this week to the Depot, Sydney: 6 pillows and case from Matron How ard and Nurses of Burrangong Dis trict Hospital; 4 from Mrs. E; Cald* well,-2.fr...
OPEN COLUMN This column is absolutely open to our readers to express their opinions. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
OPEN COLUMN This column Is absolutely open to our roader? to express their opinions. (To the Editor). Sir,-I read in the last Issue of tho Young Chronicle (March 2nd), sonu thing about "A Disastrous .Si«iw." J would like to remind tho "Chrautdo' writer tlm lie Is net as swd"z as lie thinks, for he had a tew great errors in what ho called 'A Disastrous Show.' For Instance, ho says: "Not to be beat en for. a show on Saturday night, a number of boys went to hold an en* tertalnment' in a back yard without the advico of tho Chief Secretary (or any one else)." "Well, If people must have'the Chief Secretary's consent for holding a private entertainment at their own homes, things are getting pretty stiff. Tho show was not held in a back yard either, but In a room at ono of tho boy's residences. I think that some of the dust-storms that have been prevailing at Young for tho past few weeks must have effected the 'ears and eyes of the "Chronicle" reporter, and tho person ho got his information...
ROUMANIA MOBILISING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
ROUMANtA MOBILISING. Roumania Is mobilising, whatever may bo her intentions. It Is not im probable that sho is preparing herself for whatever may happen-and any thing may happen in that corner, of Europe. If sho intends to join tho Allies it is likoly thai sho has an understanding with Bulgaria that tho latter should remain quiet. Strong as sho is among tho middle class king* dome of Europe, Roumania could hard ly assail Austria in the north if Bul garia thundered at her southern gate. Or it may "be that Roumania is mobili sing because of the suspicious conduct of Bulgaria. Tho Bulgarian Govern ment lately borrowed money from Germany, and a portion of tho loan was to be in form of German and Aus trian arms. Tills transaction did not betray a very scrupulous neutrality. Roumania aa a lighting force may bo regarded as formldablo at this June* turo and In that neighbourhood. Bul garia will probably hesitate .to- jo'n Germany while tho Allies arO'doing such oxecutlon at*, the Dardanelle...
Labour Finance A LEAGUE'S SUGGESTIONS. RACING TO BE TAXED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
I ^labour, finance i . _ A LEAGUE'S SUGGESTIONS. RACING TO Uti TAXED. Fat.nvrst, .MnrycH Sd--In respite to au invitation .to forward 'suggestions regarding the Government's partial time, system and methods of retrench' . mcnt, the Bathurst Labor Electoral Council has forwarded to" tho Govern menL the following recommendations: -r(l) That the employees of Govern ment services in receipt of 10/ a day and under .should be.employed full time at this .critical stage, when the cost of commodities in general has in creased. .(2) That, in. the event of ex ceptional circumstances rendorlng short time.necessary, the higher paid sections be first, involved, and that so person so Involved be roduccd below 10/ per day., (3) With a view to pro viding necessary, finance involved in complianco with tho foregoing the Fed eral Labour Party be urged to extend the note issue, and arrange a reason able loan: to New South Wales for re productive works, that all necessary legislation, be. passed to force ...
CONSTANTIONPLE THREATENED. NINE MORE FORTS SILENCED. FRENCH SHELLS ON KAVOK. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
NINE MORE FORTS SILENCED. FRENCH SHELLS OX KAVOK. London, March -i.-Tlie bombard ment of the Dardanelles continues. Op erations at the entrance to the Straits have already resulted Ju the destruc tion of 11) guns, ranging from G to 11 inch. During the bombardment on Tuesday, by British warships, nine .forts were silenced. Three battle ships were hit, but the oniy casualty was one man slightly wounded. Mine sweeping operations are being contin ued. A Russian cruiser has joined Al lies. Reliable information received at Paris state that Turkey realises that the situation is critical, and that de fences were hastily thrown up at coas tal points in Asia Minor, where troops are rushing towards the Dardanelles. Desertions are said to be numerous. The contents of Ottoman*nd German banks have been transferred to'Kon ieh, id Asia Minor from Constantin ople. Messages states that the French division operated at the Gulf of Saros, three warships optioned Gauiois, and Hred the barracks. &...
SOUTH AFRICAN REBELLION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 March 1915
SOUTH AFRICAN REBELLION. ' Capetown, March 4.-General Smuts In moving the second reading of the Indemnity bill in the Capetown Assem bly, emphasises the fact that tho re bellion in Africa was already In pro gress prior to the war. It was duo to the machinations of highly placed pcrr.cns upon sonn people seeking In dependence: ,