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Railway Disaster TRANS-AUSTRALIAN LINE. FOUR MEN KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Railway Disaster TRANS-AUSTRALIAN LINE. FOUR MEN KILLED. A shocking accident, resulting In the death of four men, occurred on IhQ Trans-Australian Railway lino on Tuesday afternoon. It appears that the train which left Kalgoorlie this morning was running on the down grade about 102 miles out when the guard-van left the rails, and after be* Ing dragged n short distance overturn* ed. There were 12 men in the van, four of whom were killed and Ave In jured. Those killed were:-J. Mc Keown (guard), Patrick Hail, Thomas Broadwlck and Carney. The injured men are: J. Fltz-Osbornc, P. Quinn, J. O'Brien, P. Kolly and W. Lane. It is reported that Fitz-Oshorne and Quinn are seriously injured. A special train, containing railway officials and the departmental surgeon left Kalgoorlie at G.O for the sceno of the accident.
The People's Savings TO BANK AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
The People's Savings TO BANK AT HOME. The Premier has been advised by the Government Savings Bank Com« mlsslonors that they have placed an order with a local firm for a large number of savings boxes to be issued to tJie publie at Cd each. When the boxes are filled, or partially filled, they are to be taken to the local branch of the State Government Savings Bank where the money will be deposited and a now box issued free. One hundred nud four thousand boxes have already been issued. All the "Blue Moot*" music at i'al Ing'fl. oppnHite School of tots.
Wants 10/- a Bushel PEOPLE SHOULD PAY 7d FOR BREAD. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Wants 10/- a Bushel PEOPLE SHOULD PAY 7d FOR BREAD. The Wheat Acquisition Board on Tuesday received the first complaint against operations. This is in the shape of a letter from a farmer m Hie Coohimon district. But the writer does not make it clear whether his communication was "wrote sarcastic" and was intended as a humorous reply to opponents of the board, or serious ly expresses his personal sentiments. The correspondent refers to the slm* ilarity of the names of the Attorney* General and a well-known bushrang er^ and suggests that the anology might easily be carried further by comparing the methods of the two people. The statement of his own case is that he sowed a large area from which he expected to reap 13 bushels an acre. He had sold the crop for 3/2 a bushel. The yield, however, proved to bo ox cecdingly lean. Subsequently the Government came along and cancelled all contracts, so that he was relieved of the necessity of selling to the mid* dleman at a ruinous figure. He wa...
Expeditionery Forces RATES OF PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Expeditionery Forces RATES OF PAY. The subjoined rates of pay for offi cers and soldiers serving with the Ex peditionary Forces are published for general information:-Colonel or bri gadier: Pay, iuciudlng deferred pay, £2 5s a day; field allowance, 7/6 a day; included in column "pay" but deferred S/ per day. Lieutenant-colonel, ,°1 17/6, 7/G, 7/G. Major, £1 10/, 5/, 5/. Captain: £1 2/6, 3/6, 3/. Lieutenant: Second Lieutenant, 17/6, 3/6, 3/. Ad jutant, according to rank:-5/, 3/6. Quartermaster, according to rank: 3/6, u/G. Brigade or regimental sergeant major, quartermaster-sergeant, arma ment ofllcer, foreman artificer (M.T.), warrant ofllcer: 13/, 1/, 2/6. Staff sergeant major, squadron, battery, troop, or company sergeant-major, far rier, quartermaster sergeant, color sergeant, staff-sergeant, sergeant-cook, 12/, -, 2/. Squadron, battery, -troop, or company quartermaster-sergeant, orderly-room-sergeant, farrier, collar maker, wheeler, or saddle-sergeant: 11/C, -, 2/. Sergeant, pio...
On the Land NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
On the Land NOTES AND COMMENTS. I A recent Issue of the S. M. Herald contains u glowh,? account of t.'e Hathurst district, whl.m has been fav | ored with a propitious season. The | article referred to goes on to rclalo | that the fertility of tho Dathursi | plains has never been hotter exem plified than this year, and Incidcr.Ulsy ( It is remarked that it is a pity ti;ore | of this safe district is not uuder vnl | tivatfon, many acre:) being tinoccup.'ou | by either stock or crops. Later on It is stuted that what wheat is betas stripped is likely to yield IS bushels per acre. Now, Batliurst is a .sample of what we And in many other districts slra tlarly situated, but not quite so /avow ed this season, where large areas- are held out of use. Apparently for the purpose of affording independent liv ings for their fortunate owners. Our own Young district is not by any meaus an exception to this, for we find In some of the most favored sections of it this season, large areas to which a p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
TV/0 AMONGST MANY. Tlio following letters Mill Interest niany of our readers:- ? 1'rom Mr. J1. .Ir\v«ll. C3 Richmond > Terrace. Itlchmond. Vic. C - ".Some months ago one of my kid" ii'\vs v.-Us -.?v.-roly bntlHfil by u fall of rufk won*! w«»rktn>r on the. howoiub*) emunii't, nn«? I way laid up uiul liflp* li'XM for HrviTiil w»'«'kn. ' The pain I *unVr«-«l wiik excruciating. I could not ..?'it or -sleep. tiixl became Very wrulc i'iH despondent: nu»r&lt;* especially when l!i" doctors Wii'u attending nio failed to dome any good. and only ininle matters wm'sc hy telling ine *I»«t r aIkiuM ncMN-r he 11W0 to f'o any I'IIh.vIOUM work again. I was so bad Unit four doetors wviv In attendance »M.n mo. Falling to get relief from iik-iIIohI nu'ii. I at hint decided to try 'f Wnni«V# Safe Cure would beneilt »»>'.. I little thought that It wonWtW* More me to health. hut It did no In a very short time. I took In nil about seven hottlesful of the medicine, when T wan up ami buck at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
LAND & FINANCE COY. LTD. SYDNEY WOOL, PRODUCE, SALESMEN mm LOCAL DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE District Representatives . D. G. Trehurne and J. L, Sands. If you are a wearer of satisfactory spectacles you probably have. In any case you are sure to know of liim as Australia's cleverest eyesight expert. He has just returned to Sydney from his second tour of the world. Consult.. Mr. H. KING BARRACLOUGH D.B.O.A., London. IbrExam). of H. A. BARRACLOUGH) LTD. OPTICIANS, To Hit Excellency the Governor-General, The Prime Minuter, Five Federal Judges &c. 385 George Street, Sydney HE WILL PERSONALLY VISIT Anthoiiy Hordems' for the Summer Fashions ANTHONY HORDERNS' Summer Fashion Book faithfully presents every phase of the prevailing Modes, illustrating all that is new and smart. Write for a copy, posted free on request. It brings the latest fashions within reach of everyone in Australia. Excellence and Economy are assured by Anthony HordesW Famous Low Prices Anthony Hortlera &am...
OPEN COLUMN (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
OPEN COLUMN (To the Editor). Sir,-The new tariff Includes a iium* ; ber of new as well as increased taxes ; for the printer to pay. Of coursu J protectionist papers svttl now Cael a i new joy In living, as the.&lt;e taxix will enable fhem to test the ph>>b Oi:y have prescribed for other pcsoMe. The drought and the war iiacl r.frevJy giv en him enough «.o go on with. This applies with ?*»?. in mrinv j country districts. Increased J on printing hupp las aid accessories have come at the \vy. it possible '.lute. Perhaps the Gn/u-.'amc^t thinks that more protection is a good way io luive u slap at the pres.*. Friend an 1 fie will suffer alike, bu: a? It considers that the bulk of r.U>: press i.* more or less hostile, Ha Srlen>l:> must pay up and look pleasar.t. l.s a fcliort table showing some of Lie printers re Mulremeuta and the taxes paid under the Lyne tariff in iOl.'L In crtHr io show exactly wlv/.t the Tudor tariff means I have w.>».!«(! out the irw rates ...
Australians in Egypt RESPECTED BY THE ARABS. PAINTING THE TOWN RED. FREMANTLE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Australians in Egypt RESPECTED BY THE ARABS. PAINTING THE TOWN IlED. FltlSMANTLK, Tuesday. Mr. C. W. Smith, who Is a shop keeper In Alexandria, Egypt, Is now on a visit to his brother nt Fremantle. Ho made the following statement regard ing the arrival of the Australian troops In Egypt: "I must show an An glo-Egyptlau appreciation of the fine stump of muii Australia and New Zea land have sent us. Egypt is a much better training ground for them than England. They will get fit quicker In Egypt. Not that they are not heal thy enough, but a little bit of rough military training will not do them any harm. Of course your colonial ideas of discipline are not quite the same thing that we expect In Egypt and the free and easy methods of your men come as rather a. shock to us. After u month or so of the desert they will be just the men for the front. They have arrived at the right season of the year. At tho present time we have the finest climate In tho world. They have a lot of skirmish ing ...
Bendick Morrell News RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Behdick Worrell News (From our Correspondent). RACE CLUB. A meeting of the 13endick Morreil raco club was lield on Saturday night when about .40 attended. Tiso hu.s! ness being to elect a committee anil arrange race programme and (tele of riieeting. It was arranged to have Mx events on the programme, the prize money in all'to amount to £15 Tor the day's racing. The date of race meeting was fixed for February 19th. It was decided to leave the varloiu stalls etc., in the hands, of the hoa. secretary, to dispose of. Arrange ments having been made fo rthe booth, the offer of E. E. Grounds being ac cepted. The club this year starts with a fair amount of capital iu addi tion to having at the la6t meeting cleared off the debt on the new course. The following oflicers were elected: Patron, Mr. J. T. Chew; President, Mr. J. H. Grimes; Vice-President, Mr. E. E. Grounds, Mr. A. E. Hun ter, Mr. H. It. J. Chew, Mr W. M. Sutherland; Treasurer, Mr. W. M. Sutherland; Judge, Mr. W. M. Suth erland; T...
British Naval Tactics AMERICAN APPRECIATION. NEW YORK, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
British Naval Tactics AMERICAN APPRECIATION. NEW YORK, Tuesday. I The "Xew York Times" in an arti j cie on British naval strategy, which is attributed to an American naval writ er ranking next in importance to the late Rear-Admiral Mahan, says that the British Fleet had accomplished what had been expected of it. Circumstances had produced a strat egy of the highest order, and England was still mistress of tho seas. The amateur strategists who demanded madly that the English fleet should "get to the Germans" over the mine fields, simply nslted the English to commit national suicide. A policy of watchful waiting must be pursued. Every man was doing his'fluty, which was as much the keynote of service to day as it was in Nelson's time.
Ticket in Tatts. CLAIM FOR HALF PRIZE. INJUNCTION GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Ticket in Tatts. CLAIM FOR' HALF PRIZE. INJUNCTION GRANTED. Mr. Harriott, instructed by Messrs. Perkins, Stevenson and Company, ap peared before Mr. Justice Pring in Chambers on Tuesday morning on be* half of Allan Juxon Gambcl (plaintiff) of Stockinblngal,- laborer, and made an application of an injunction to res* train Thomas Brlggs and John O'Brien the defendants, from collecting or re* celvlng from the proprietors of Tatter sail's sweep, nny portion of the sum of £100 in excess of half the balance af ter the deduction of the proper charges for collection. It was explained by Mr] Harriott that the injunction was to restrain the defendants from dealing with a prize In a Tattersall's sweep until the hear ing of the Equity suit. His client, Gambel, claimed to be entitled to half the amount due on the ticket. The order for the continuation of the injunction was granted as asked for, costs to be costs in the suit.
Lawn Tennis ST. MARY'S TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Lawn Tennis ST. MARY'S TOURNAMENT. Following la the result o£ Wednes day's play *n connection with St. Mary's lawn tennis tournamont. GENT.'S DOUBLES. Second Kound. K. McGuigan and R. Burrows beat A Chellew and P. Hulmes, 61-55. GBNT:S SINGLES. Second Hound. D. Geeves beat J. Fryer, 51-39. R McGuigan beat H. Close, 51-40. Third Round. I). Geeves beat E. Wright, 51-47. R McGuigan beat It. Ferguson, 51-40 MIXED DOUBLES. Final. Miss D. Jones aiid E. Wright- brat Miss M. Bowles and D. Geeves, 5147.
COUNTRY WEEK CARNIVAL. THE OPENING DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
COUNTRY WEEK CARNIVAL. J THE OPENING DAY. The Country Week carnival of the New South Wales Tennis Association was liegun on Wednesday In line wea ther at the Double Bay courtB. HesuUs: MEN'S TEAMS MATCHES. Broken Hill II. v. Tenterfleld:- T. Morris and A. Morris v. Doyle and Shipp, 6-1, 0-2. T. Morris and A. Mor ris v. Huthnance and Alcorn, 6-1, 6-1. 1\ McGraw and J. Killlp v. Doyle and Shlpp. 6-1, 5-5. McGraw and Killlp v. Huthnance and Alcorn, 6-2, 0-2. llroken Hill won.by 7 sets 47 games to 1 set 16 games. Cooma v/ Dunedoo.-Watson and Uyrno v. Rhodes and Yeo, G-3, 6-1. Watson and Byrne v. Rowsell and Bar ton, G-2, G-2. Humphrey and Jennings v. Itowsell and Barton, 6-1, 6-2. Hum phreys and Jennings, v. Rhodes and Yeo, 6-0, 6-5. Cooma won by 8 sets 4S games to 0 Beits 16 games. Broken Hill v. Tamwortli.-Vabsley mid Strang v. Bldwell and Taylor, 4-6, j.0. Vabsley and Strang y. A. Pry or and O. Hobbs, 6-1, 6-2. Moore and Uruce v. Bldwell and Taylor, 6-2, 6-3. Moore and Bruce v. Pryor...
LATER MESSAGES. SYDNEY, Friday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
LATER MESSAGES. SYDNEY, Friday Afternoon. Earl Crewe, speaking In the House of Lords stated-that the Admiralty was of the opinion that the Formidable was struck by two torpedoes from a submarine. It is officially stated that the en* emy's role in Flanders now is essen tially a defensive one. After the Turkish rout In the Cau casians, bodies* were found frozen. The only way to destroy thein was by burning. The weather Is so cold that the Russians drive cattle into their sleeping places during the day to keep the ground warm for them at night. German newspapers state that the Cuxhavcn raid was . a failure, all the bombs missing their mark. It Is reported that General von Hin i rienberg's army in Poland has been | blocked by mud. A new machine for breaking the Ice In rivers has arrived at Thorn.. If the enemy is able to keep the river open, an attack on Warsaw may be ex pected. The programme for the annual meeting of the Murrumburrah Turf Club to be held on February 3rd and 4th lias be...