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FOUND DEAD ON THE ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
'. FOUND DEAD ON THE ROAD. . . Mr. J. Moorhead, formerly president of the Imlay Shire Council, started to drive from Kilen to Bega, on Tuesday, and .later in the day he was found dead on the roadside near the foot of Jig j gamy hill, between Eden and Pambula. I An Examination showed that his skull had been-fractured and hla neck brok l en. \ It Is surmised that his horse bol ted and kicked him.
TRAVELLING STOCK ROUTES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
TRAVELLING STOCK ROUTES. ,"Sir'Tlll° JI,in'ster for Lands In icply to a (ioputatlon tliat waited on him IT the jpjh lnst> J)rotestj^ Ta;^ ranlfj"^ 0t, traT"lnS stock routes, is reported to have said, "The ?T2 1 °f, 11,0 DePartment was to l,nl,w , r0ules t0 "^Joining large ho ders, and no matter how much sym ':e,Ty ,ave wltl' !,«= adJototag small holder, he thought (0 lease a toadefBn,B,ftOCk r°Ulc 10 him would &lt;»« to defeat the purpose of the reserve." iir Is. what does 3Ir. Ashton mean by the remark® m ' Jipematt6r in(i "lts 'Ihotetlon? Does tare? I"J?I > .y loaslnS 'o adjoining wrte holders, the purpose of the re. serve is not defeated? Or, was the re. from ,nr0",B'U f0i"'h br SOnie proposal from members of the deputation This I may say at once that I havt> .» sympathy with the object of the depu tatlon, and 1 think the -Minister would . be well advised if he did not ^e I too closely some of the proposals nut | forward by them. In th'e eurller his i wJT IaI,ld ...
Appeal to Schools THE BELGIAN FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
I Appeal to Schools THE BELGIAN FUND. Tho Dopartmont of Public Instruc tion has furnished teachers with cop. fes of tho Appeal mado by tho Com missioners for Hellcf In Belgium, and has urged teachers to assist la the matter. At a small school on the Grenfoll road tho appeal w&s condon sell into a form suitable to tho com preh' nsion of the pupils; and, incid entally, it provided some arithmetic and composition. Tho resultant appeal was re-issued to e3ch pupil in the following form: Belgium is in the hands of the Ger mans, who have taken all the"Belgian stores of food for their own soldiers. Tho Germans will not feed tho Bel gians, many of whom are starving. There aro seven million Belgians to he fed. The people of that brave lit tie land, have given their lives, their liberty, their property, and tlielr na tive land, and are fighting on the sido of truth and honour among the na tions of the world. Surely nations that value these qualities will now '.provide food for the Belg...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
ICE! ICE! ICE! Ice now delivered to any part of the town in Large ur Small Quantities. PJLllOE-3/G Per Cut. Small Blocks containing about 141b., 6d each. Aerated Water and Cordials of the Finest Quality. T. MCVEIGH, Telephone 162. :: YOUNG. W. O. CARTWRIGHT, MONUMENTAL WORKS : : YOUNG Inspect my Designs and Get My Prlccs for Granite and Marble Monuments, Crosses and Headstones BEFORE BUYIN G ELSEWHERE. (All Work Gu arauteed). Important to Farmers. The New MeOormiek Drill Is fitted with chain drive wirch 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. TRESILIAN & DUN, LOCAL AGENTS. Phone 55. Price's Sale 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 balances, and the sale tickets will remain on these until they are either sold or put away for nSxt summer. I...
Wombat Races. SUCCESSFUL PATRIOTIC MEETING. WILD WEST WINS HANDICAP. President, Mr. A. Bolger; Vice-Presidents: Messrs. B. Wilson, and W. Eastlake; Judge: Mr. D. B. Frater; Handicapper, Mr. James Price. Starter: Mr. J. R. Benson. Clerk of Scales: Mr. C. McArthur. Saddle Cloth Steward: Mr. W. Ashton. Scratching Board: Mr. S. Beasley. Stewards: Messrs. C. Why brow, H. Pettlt, J. Wilson, E. Brown, D. Wilson, W. Eastlake, S. Beasloy. Timekeeper: Mr. P. H. Tout. Stipendiary Steward: Mr. J. Qainn. Treasurer: Mr. M. Armour. Secretary, Mr. L. D. Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Wombat Races, i SUCCESSFUL PATRIOTIC MEETING. WILD WEST WINS HANDICAP. 'resident, Mr. A. Bolser; Vico-Prcsl dents: Messrs. B. Wilson, and W. Eastlake; Judgo: Mr. D. B. Prater; Handicappor, Mr. James Price. Star ter* Mr.-J. R. Benson. Clerk of Scalcs: Mr. C. McATthur. Saddlo Cloth Steward: Mr. W. Ashton. Scratching Board: Mr. S. Beaaley. Stewards: Messrs. C. Why brow, H. Pettlt, J. Wilson, E. Brown, D. Wil son, W. Eastlake, S. Beasloy. Time keeper: Mr. P. H. Tout. Stipendiary Steward: Mr. J.'Qalnn. Treasurer: Mr. M. Armour. Secretary, Mr. L. D. Hall. Delightful weather prevailed for the | Autumn Meeting of tho "Wombat Jo k- ? oy Club on Wednesday last The at tenanco though not up to tho stan dard of tho Boxing Day meeting, was very good; there being a very repre sentative gathering from all partsof the district and surrounding towns Ten bookmakers operated at tlio meeting. The racing throughout tho day "was good, and tho track consider ing the dry weather, was In very good order. Tho...
OPEN COLUMN. HOW TO DEAL WITH STOCK ROUTES. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
OPEN COLUMN. HOW TO DEAL WITH STOCK ROUTES. (To the Editor). i Sir,-la vlow of the fact that Mr. ! Ashford the present Minister for Lands lias published his intended pol icy with regard to dealing with Stock Routes, which policy I am thorough ly in accord, I am sending you a copy of a letter which I wrote on the sub* Ject 9 years ago, when Mr. Asnton was Minister for Lands. This letter was published in the Sydney Mo:.;!ns Her. aid of March 22nd, 1900, aud to show how long it takes a suggested reform to mature, 1 would like you to publish It in your paper. 1 am, yours in anil* cipation, G. A. BURGESS. Parliament House, March 15th.
Anglican Church in N.S.W. "SUFFERING FROM DROUGHT, MOTH, AND BLIGHT." STRONG LANGUAGE BY REV. E. KEMPE, M.A. HIGHER CHURCH IDEAL NECESSARY: [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Anglican Church in ] N.8.W. \ "SUFFERING FROM DROUGHT, MOTH, AND BLIGHT." STRONG LANGUAGE BY REV. E. ( KEMPE, M.A. HIGHER CHURCH IDEAL NECESSARY: The Rev. E. C. Kempe, M.A., who Ims been President of the Brotherhood . of the Good Shepherd for the past/six yearn, delivered a striking sermon la J All Saints' Cathedral Batliurst, on I Sunday, in^ which he criticised in un» [ qualified language, the condition of the Anglican Church In New South Wales \ ns he found it during his six years' j minstry. Ho explained at.the outset that Ills remarks were the outcome of a" general survey and not generally applicable in all cases. "It seems to me," said the preacher, "that tho Church of England Is suffering from drought, moth and blight. It is as though the Church in the Georgian period in the Old Country had been transplanted into Australia and tiiero ! had been no Evangelical revival to re- 1 new her fervor, and no Catholic re vival to prune her into order. First of all, with regard to the cl...
Colossal Figures WHAT THE WAR WILL COST. £1,258,000,000 A YEAR FOR BRITAIN TREMENDOUS LOSS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Colossal Figures WHAT THE WAR WILL COST. £1,258,000,000 A YEAR FOR BRITAIN TREMENDOUS LOSS. London, March 18.-Mr. Edgar Crammond, lecturing before the mem ber* of the Royal Statistical Society, estimated the total cost of ttic war up to July «lst next at £9,14S,0Q0,0Q0 dis tributed as follows: Bo'.glum, £527,000,000. Russia, 1,400,000,000. Great Britain, £1,25S,000,000. Austria, £1,502,000,000. France, 1.6SG,000,000. Germany, £2,773,000,000. i The lecturer stated that he did not I possess trustworthy data regarding i Japan, Sorvia, or Turkey. He estimated the direct expenditure of Great Britain to be £708,000,000 the capitalised value of lost Uvea £300, 000,000, and the loss of production £250,000,000; while Germany's corres ponding figures would be £938,000,000, £S79.000,000 and £957,000,000. "The Times" commenting on the es timates remarks that Mr. Asqulth calculated the direct expenditure of Great Britain until July to be £500,000, 000. This figure was almost certainly too low, e...
THIRD CONTINGENT. ARRIVAL IN EGYPT. THE PYRAMID ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
THIRD CONTINGENT. ARRIVAL IN EGYPT. THE PYRAMID ACCIDENT. Melbourne. March 19.-Tho official Press correspondent with tho Austra lian troops has cabled that tho third contingent from Australia has arrived at Cairo, after a splendid voyago, which was quite uneventful. Tho horses are all In splendid condition. With regard to the accident on the Pyramids, one Territorial was killed, and one Australian injured. There wero no other casualties.
TO-DAY'S WIRES JOHN JACKSON CALVERT DEAD. CLERK OF N.S.W. PARLIAMENT". FOR 44 YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
TO-DAY'S WIRES I JOHN JACKSON CALVERT DEAD. CLERK OF N.S.W. PARLIAMENT". FOR 44 YEARS. Sydnoy, March 19-John Jackson Calvert, I.S.O., J.P., for many years clerk of 'the Legislativo Council and Clerk of Parliament, died at Ills resi dence "Mayebanke," Manly this morn ing, aged 85. Deceased took a great in terest In cricket and football. Ho was for 40 years President of the N. S.-W. Rugby Football Union. (Mr. Calvert was born In 1830 and was a son of the Very Rev. T. Calvert, D.D. late Dean of Manchester. Ho was educated at Shrewsbury School and Brasenose College, Oxford. Ho came to New South Wales in 1853, and was during that year appointed to the Colonial Secretary's Department. On the inauguration of responsible Gov ernment in 1S5G he was appointed to the position of Clerk of Select Com mittees in the Legislative Assembly. Some years later ho was appointed First Clerk In tho Legislative Council office, and rose gradatim to tho posi tion lie occupied at his death.)
Labor Organising. TO COMBAT UNFAIR STATEMENTS. BURRANGONG ELECTORATE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Labor Organising. The annual meeting of the Burran gong Electorate Council was held at the Phoenix Room, Town Hall, on Tuesday evening, Mr. J. Lynch, M.H.R. (President) occupied the chair. Delegates representing the various branches of the P.L.L. In the Burran gong Electorate wore present. Sev eral matters in connection with or ganising for the next State election wero dealt, with, and It was decided to commenco a vigorous organising campaign throughout the Electorate to combat many of the unfair charges levelled at tho Federal and Stato Lab our Governments, by tho P. nnd S. Association. Tho election of 'dele gate to attend tho annual conference to bo hold in Sydney during Easter week resulted in Mr. J. A. Hammond, a prominent business man at Gren fell being olcctod. Tho election of officers resulted as follows:-President: Mr. J. Lynch, M.H.R.; Vice-Presidents, Mr. D. Deasey and Mr. P. M. O'Connor, J.P. Secretary nnd Troasurer, Mr. E. O'Halloran, J.P.; Auditors, Mr. D. Deasey aud Mr...
WILL LAST THREE YEARS. OPINION OF RETURNED CLERGYMAN. "IF AUSTRALIANS COULD VISIT BELGIUM." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
WILL LAST THREE YEftRS OPINION OF RETURNED CLERGYMAN. AUSTRALIANS COULD VISIT BELGIUM." Sydney, March 19.-Lecturing before a large audlencc at the Town Hall last night. In aid of the Belgian Relief Fund, Rev. Jas. Wilson who has just returned from the front, said that the belief of those In well informed circles was that the war will not bo over for at least three years. In a strong ap peal, Mr. Wilson said that if Austra lians could visit the Countries invad ed by the Germans, they would bo pre pared to mako great sacrifices to help the starving inhabitants in Belgium.
Storming a Fortress IMPORTANT VICTORY BY FRENCH. GRAPHIC STORY OF ATTACK. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Storming a Fortress IMPORTANT VICTORY BY FRENCH. GRAPHIC STORY OP ATTACK. After desperate flglitlng, continuing over a number of days, ilio French suc ceeded in capturing the important po sition of Vauquois in the Argonue. The village hoitls a commanding sit uation on a p»ateau. Soma iuea of Uie dlllicultles tno attacking force had to overcome is indicated m Uio ou» ciul account of the capture made avail able In Paris. Tlio capture 01! Vau quois, tho message states "prevents Uie Germans from masking operations north of Varennes, a town is mixes uortli west of Verdun. It also depriv es them of the opportunity of readily revictualling their--troops in tho ;*.r gonno and Chappy Wood. Vanquois was a regular fortress, the village be ing built on the side of a hill about 3u0 metres high. The cellars of the houses were hollowed out of rock, thus affording shelter from Held artillery. Tuo Germans had constructed subter ranean passages between the cellars, | thereby forming a defensive syste...