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ARMAGEDDON. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
ARMAGEDDON. Wo most of us know what the torm "Armageddon" stands for. it la sug gested as the scone ol the final battlo between good and ovll. Out of tho ten letters which comprlso the . word wo find .the initials of the &lt;ten following' belligerent nations . ~ A ustria. . . R ussla. M ontenegro. . . . , A ustrnlla . G aul (Prance). E ngland. D eutschland (Germany). 1 > D utcli (In South Africa.) . 0 ttoman Empire. N ippon (Japan). Tho Twelve Months' Trip Hound the World and £100 in Cash, or a Workcf Art valued at £500, offered, by the .J3lght Hours Commltteo'of Melbourne .as first prl:;o In their forthcoming 59th Annual Art Union is one which almys creates a widespread.interests The (Committee, in consequence, again an* jiounce that valuable prize as the first and offer In Edition 99 others, ranging .in value from £100. Tho support ac corded' the undertaking in past yea'tf has been so generous that tho Commlt teo has donated a very substantial sum to the Hospitals and ...
A KISS FOR BELGIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
A KISS FOR BELGIUM. When the moment arrived for the orchestral overturo to begin nt the Bel gian Bridge Afternoon and Cafe Chan taut in Melbourne on Thursday there was only standing room in any part of :he Theatre Royal-stage, stalls, circle or gallery. Mr. Plumer acting as auc tioneer, disposed of a number of ar cicles, the total amount realised being £700. . A box of cigars fell to Mr. Hugh Mcintosh for £70 and on being handed back again were bought by Mr. Sain Allen for £50. The "house" .Tot a shock when Mr. Plumer gravely announced that Mr. Hugh Mcintosh would pay £5 5s for the privilege of Mug allowed to kiss Miss Starr on he stage. Mr. Mcintosh was appar ently more surprised than anyone else, Mt before he "could ungallantly pro test Mr. Sam Allen said he would pay ?i> 5s to see it done, and after the mo Men v/as put to the house, it was ear ned on tho voices. Two very uncom Cortab'c.pooplo consentod, for the sako of tho causo, to make a Melbourrto hql* tday, and tho ubiquit...
OGG'S FORECAST FOR MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
OGG'S FORECAST FOR MARCH. 1st to 7'th.-Moderately warm at first, then rather sultry to hot. Over cast skies precipitate rains of a thun*. dery nature, and many districts bene fit. For a day or so wind rather squal ly. More hail and fogs. 8th to 15th-A disturbance of conr slderable intensity brings about un settled conditions generally. Rain, heavy at times, and associated -with electricty. Wind reaches the for.e of a gale, then suddenly moderating will probably have a backing ter^dency and again becomes rather squally, and strong. Some coastal fogs. The hu* mid air gives place to coolness after 11th inst. 16th to 23rd.-Rapidly becoming un settled again and wind backing. Very, boisterous and tropical downpours probable. Hoods-in aome instances. Sudden decrease in temperature about 20tb, is suspicious of ground frosts over night in elevated parts. Morn ing fogs, and warmer at'cloBO of tho > week. 24th to 31st. Finishing rain squalls and possibly thunder, then much more settled than...
State Public Health Policy. (Published by Authority.) [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
I* State Public Health Policy. (Published by Authority.) Closoly allied Id the scheme of Baby Clinics, outlined in the first article of .this scries, is Mr. FJotvers'-scheme ,of bush nursing. The- bush nurses ,&lt;lo In the back country what the baby clinic nurses are doing In tlie city. .Before the Minister reorganised the .Bush Nursing Association it was on .the verge of baukruptcy, and limited in its action. It would have had to 'Shut down, or. very seriously restrict -its sphere cooperations. A substan* ,tlalsubfiidy 'was allotted, ,on the "basis pi £75 per annum respecting every .nurso employed, and four Government representatives were appointed to the Council of the Association to watch the Minister's interests. Principal among .the Government representatives is Dr. iPaton (Director-General of Public ;Health). The agreenmt between the jMinister and the Association is that .'twenty districts shall be opened up as Tapidly as possible, and that it shall then confer with h...
LETTERS IN MILLIONS. AUSTRALIA'S GREAT RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
LETTERS IN MILLIONS. AUSTRALIA'S GREAT IlECORD. Australians, according to tlio Post master-General, Mr.Spence, are the greatest letter writers in the world. Ho announces that over 500,000,000 let ters and postcards, not including re gistered letters, were dealt with by tho Postal Department last year.' In cluding parcels and registered letters the number was 800,000,000. Mr. Spence remarked that there had bceu a remarkable increase in letter wri ting since the introduction of penny postage.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
ICE!* ICE! ICE! Ice now delivered to any partof the town in Large or SmaU . Quantities. PJRICE-3/6 Per Cwt. ? Small Blocks containing about I4lb., 6d each. . Aerated Water and Cordials of the Finest Quality.. T. MCVEIGH, Telephone 162. :: YOUNG. W. O. CARTWRIGHT, MONUMENT A Lr WORKS : : YOUNG . Inspoct my Designs and Get My Prices for Granite and Marble Monuments, Crosses and Headstones BEFORE BUYIN G ELSEWHERE. (All Work Guaranteed). Important to Farmers. Tlie New McOormick Drill Is . fitted with chain drive wh'ch makes it absolutely the best drill on the market. Call in at our depot and inspect the new improved grain sowing device. - Easy Terms for Early Orders. TRESILSAN & DUN, LOCAL AGENTS Phone 55. Price's ENDED Saturday, 6th March. As usual after a season's .clean up. such as we have recently had, there' are lots of odds and ends, still ' left unsold. . . ' ; . In all departments there . are balanced, and the sale tickets will remain on these uptil they are either sold...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
GORDON & GAELING -S OLICTOR S.- " , ' LYNCH STREET, YOUNG. Koorawatlia visited every Saturday. Murrumburrah, Harden and other centres by appointment. .- Special consideration given to Land Board matters. Money to Lend o:: all classes of se-j curity In large or small sums. |
The Banner Bearer. AN APPRECIATION OF Mr. A. G. HUIE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
'The Banner Bearer. AN-APPRECIATION OP Mr. A. G. . . (By a Sydney Journalist). Of tho men who mould tliol'r age, 'living generations havo soidom any clear conception. We are apt in a Democracy to think that oup.Cubineta and Parliaments govern us, but ino accuracy of this theory is m ted. Ministers of tho Crown wait upon oventa. Parliaments register I'umiu opinion; .tliey ilo not crcatc it. iho object of tills sketch la to gho an account or a man, of whom little more than Ills name Is known throughout the State, hut who Is gradually educa ting Now South. Wales to nn appre ciation of those truths, whose essential establishment Is tho dearest wish of '^Tall, alight, hook-nosed and bearded, Mr. A. G. Hule, tho mildest mannered opponent -who ever tlirust home> in deadly debate. An unknown, Inotfeu slve man, tolling long hours for an 'inadequate pittance In a Market street oltlco in Sydney, Mr. Hule s opinions are being received with increasing resoect on tramcars anil outback alike. H...
COMMERCIAL WHOLESALE BUYING PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
COMMERCIAL WHOLESALE BUYING DUCES."' | Wheat 5/ por bushel. Chaff, £5 10/ to *£6 por ton. J Oats, 3/6 to 4/ per bush 21. * . ?* Shcop Skins, 2Jd to 3d pjr lb. / Hides, 5d to 5Jd per lb. Rabbit Skins, 2Jd pur lb. Tallow, 4/ per tin. YOUNG RETAIL PRICES CURRENT, Butter (best factory), 1/1 per lb,,;; Dairy. Butter, 1/2 por lb. . j ,u Eggs, 1/ per dozen. Bacon, (piece), 1/2 per lb; (rasheaS 1/3. Bran, 1/9 per bushel. Pollard, 1/1/ per bushel. The Australian, Mercantile, Land and Finance Company, Ltd. report: Rabbit Skins:-11 tons were offered or 1 ton less than last auction. Hie demand was strong nnd lato rates &vere fully maintained. Quotations: Best bucks, Gd to 7d; averago to good, ,4id to 55d; mixed lines, 2i,'d to 33d; .inferior Id to 2Jd; does lid to 2id; .kittens, lid to 3d.
GENERAL NEWS. WIND STORM AT BATHURST. MUCH DAMAGE DONE TO PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
GENERAL NEWS. WIND STORM AT BATHURST. MUCH DAMAGE DONE TO PROPERTY. A severe windstorm prevailed all Monday last week iu Bathurst, when clouds of blinding dust swept over the city from morning to nightfall. Many roofs were damaged, and the steeple of the Methodist Church lost several of its copper sheets. Telegraphic and telephonic communication with Sydney was Beriously interefered with the interruption being largoly account- i ed for by a tree falling, across the j wires on the mountains. Much dam-1 age was done in some of the orchards. I A bank clerk was walking along WU- I Uam street with £400 worth of cheques 1 when a gust of wind scattered the do cuments, most of which were later re- j covered considerable distances apart. ;
A PAINFUL SWELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
A PAINFUL SWELLING. On any part of the body may, It ne glected, end In some kind of aorc, such aa .a boil, carbuncle, ulser, abscess, fistula, ctc. To provent such a re sult, apply Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment. Thla will rellovo the pain, draw out Uio 'inflammation, reduco the awolllng, and drlvo away tho ontlro 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable at TV. P. Weed trouble. Accept no substitute. Price, eq'o, Younjf. ,
AUSTRALIAN NOTES. NEARLY £25,000,000 WORTH ISSUED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
AUSTRALIAN NOTES. NEARLY £25,000,000 WORTH ISSUED. The value of Australian notes issued j and not redeemed on February 24 was £24,937,893 against -\vhlcli the amount of gold held by the Treasury was £10,048,658. A noticeable feature in connection with the largely increased issue is that It ulrnost solely consisted of £1000 notes. This may bo account ed for partly by the payment of £1,000, 000 on account of tho loan granted to tho Commonwealth by the associated banks on the security of the Common* wealth notes. A condition of tho loan was that such notes cannot be presented at the Treasury for cx chango in gold. It was probably more convenient for the banks to take the notes in large denominations than in smaller ones. i
SYDNEY AT EASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
SYDNEY AT EASTER. Sydney at Easter will bo full of at tractions, full of brightness and en joyment for our country friends, and amongst the many features of Inter est will be the wonderful display of .beautiful goods In A. Saunders magni ficent Jewellery^Palace. All our.rea ers know tills splendid building right opposite the railway station In George ^street, 'tis the cynosure of every eye with Its rows of superb windows filled with delightful selections of Jewellery,. Silverware, Clocks, China, Leather ware, ctc. And this Easter these dis plays will surpass all others, for spec ial efforts have "been made by this w&lt;-Il known house to provide further attrac tions of greater interest for their coun try friends, hence thousands of new designs have and are being opened up, charming selections to please each in dividual taste, the duality being of the highest, and the prices strictly moder ate. All our readers should make a :point of seeing this great Sydney Eas ier attractio...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
COMMERCIAL. The Sydney Wooi-semng Brokers' Association, viz.:-Australian Mercan tile, Land and Finance Co., Limited; John Bridge and Co., Ltd.; Dalgety and Co., Ltd.; Goidsbrough, Mort and Co., Ltd.; Harrison, Jones and Devlin ? .td.; Hill, Clark and Co., Ltd.; New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd.; Pastoral Finance Association Ltd.; Pitt, .Son and Badgery Ltd.; Scliute, Bell and Co., Ltd.; Winch combe, Carson Ltd., report: Wool.-'Excellent selling conditions iiave prevailed in the Sydney wool market during the past week, compet ition being excited and general, and prices for all good wools at the high est point of the season, and in sellers' favor. The selection has included a fair proportion of super wools with t increased offering of faulty sorts. For all the better wools prices are .it a boom level and the demand for faulty sorts'has materially improved, flie offerings 'for the week ran into ,;0,1S2 bales and 35,000 bales will be ' .h'ered In the coming week and 40,00...
CRICKET. WEST END DEFEATS WAMBANUMBA SECOND ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
CRICKET. WEST END DEFEATS WAMBAN UMBA SECOND ELEVEN. .West End scored a win over Warn banumba Second Eleven by an innings and 41 runs. Scores it WAMBANUMBA. L'lrat Innings. F. McGuigan, c II. Henry, b Miller 0 J. Kleeni, run out . .. 2 W. Donges, c J. French, b Miller Page, "b Hampton . B. Mills, b J. Miller 1 'W. Bolton, b Hampton 0 T; Bell, b J. Miller ; .. 0 C. Debnam, not out 0 Sundries . 11 Total Second tannings. J. Kleeni, c R. Henry, b Hampton 0 C. Page, b J. Miller .. ! F. McGuigan, b J. French 27 J. Harrold, b C.' Hampton .. .. &lt; H. Donges, c W. Miller, b J. French II. Bartley, b C. Hampton 9 B. Mills, b C. Hampton 0 G. WUiteman, not out 1 W. Bolton, b J. French 0 C. Debnam, c Hampton, b J. French 0 T. Bell, b Hampton .......... 0 Sundries 3 Total 65 WEST END. J. French, c McGulgan, b Mills .. 1 J. Miller, c Mills, b McGuigan .. 24 C. Henry, l.b.w. b Mills .... - 1 : C. Hampton, b McGuigan 33 'W. Miller, not out ............ 1? \V. Waugh, c and b McGuigan .... W....
LARCENY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
LARCErN/; James Peterson was c'urjjol w.'ih : having at Harden sink-r. rhree ropet, ; the property o? the C.'slef Iluilwy'j Commissioner. * ' Mr. R. A. Lester, ?;v def-Jiidiint. ! Alex. McKenz'o, sergeant cf polico, stationed at Hariid, deposed that on Wednesday, the 20th March at 2 p.m. in company with Constable Ryan, he went to the accused's house in Neill street, Murrumburrah.. Ho saw there a well which was being sunk.- He found the rope roduced on His' wind lass. He spoke to one of the men and shortly afterwards the accused canie out of the well. He bald to him, "Is 1 that your rope?" and he replied that it was. I said, "You see that it is the property of the Railway Commission* srs. Where did you, get it?" He said ho got it at the railway station. Witness asked if they gave it to him, and he said "No." He got .it at the goods shed. It was not spliced when he got It. Long spliced it for him. I said, "I notice you took new rope." He said "Old rope would be no use for this job. I ...
YASS PICNIC RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
YASS PICNIC RACES, . Yass, March 13.-The Yass Plctflc Itace Club held its annual meeting ye terday. -Results: Eulomo Stakes, 6 furlongs.-M. Saw yer's Zabina, 10.5 (Mr. L. MacDonaJd), 1- Baura. 10.5 (Mr. Jl. J. Garry), 2; Warutock, 10.11 (Mr. King), 3. Dot ting: 4 Ho 1 on Zabina, 3 to 1 v War Mock, 5 to 1 Bzura. Won comfortably. Time lmln. 19secs. Douro Stakes, six furlongs.- H. J. Harger's Schooner, 10.7 (Mr. King), 1; if.A.S., 10.7 (Mr. W. James), 2; Mayeo 10.7 (Mr. C. Turner), 3. Other star ters: Galong, Marconi, Epsom,-Lady Susie. Betting: Evens Schooner,, 2 to 1II.A.S., 4 to 1 Galong, 6 to 1 Marconi,\ 10 to 1 Maygo and Lady Susie. Won by half a length. Time Irain. 173secs. Hooldiam Bracelet, six furlongs.-M. Sawyer's Maranta, 11.3 (Mr. MacDon aid), 1; Parapeto 11.5 (Mr. James), 2; Bellevale also started. Betting: 1 to 4 on Maranta, evens v Parapete, 4 to 1 Bellevale. Won by half a length.. Time lmln. 17secs. ; / Yefiangla Plate, seven 'furlongs.-' C. Turner's Bay Turk, 10.12 (ow...
BURROWA PICNIC RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
BURROWA PICNIC RACES. Following are the : weights tor the llurrowa Picnic Raco.Club races which ...lie place on FrldaV: I-ublndal Stakes.-Parcclla 11.0, "cVlevalo 10.2. Tugs 10 2, Warsto k 10 2, Gnlong 10.0, Bsura 10.0, Unmo.-e lo!o! Clononity 10.0. N'arrallen Plate.-' Weelong 11.6; pi'rcella 10.13, Tugs 10.1, Bzura 10.0, Marconi 10... Uninoro 10.0, Dunmore. ^Tarengo Bracelet.- Weelong 117, Illacknote 10.10. Belle Vale 10.5, Tugs 10 0 Uninoro J0.0. Cup.-Weelong 11.B, Blacknot 10.7, Helle Vale 10.0.
SPORTING COWRA WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 March 1915
SPOKING '' sownA: WEIGHTS. Following are thp> weights for the principal everilil at. the Cowra H A O.B. Meeting which eventuates to-: "'irmernlan Handicap-Precision 9.9, mnanuo 9.0, Sukoy 8.6, Silent King f.l",Jiavestal 7.10, Blue Belt 7.4, Itoy °ls&lt;t°l0patrlck,9 Handicap. '^Canaque * 0 Sukey 8.6, Helro 8.0. Red Tape 7.0, WckllElit 7.0, Iloyal Colours.