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Bushranging Days. FROM AN INTERVIEW WITH A DOMINION MAN. EARLY DAYS AT "THE PLAT." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Bushranging Days. FROM AN INTERVIEW WITH A DOMINION MAN. EARLY DAYS AT "THE PLAT." Probably tlio only man in New Zea land at LUG present tune having the honor of being the holder of tlio Cross of the Legion or Honour-the highest reward wnlch a Frenchmau can gain -is Nevllie Hale Thornton, flo gain ed this distinction while lighting for the French during the Crimean war. Thornton also led an adventurous Hfo In Australia In the early days, which he related to an interviewer as under: "I Joined the mounted police at Ade long, N.S.W., under Capiain lirough ton, and was sent to LaKe churge of tlio black tracker station at Murrum bidgee. On reaching iny destination, l found that 1 had six black tracKers at my service. 1 occupied a large nut, at the back of which was a large null ding, constructed of logs and used as a ..lock-up.'.'TJio Upper Danlng biacks were very troublesome at tins time; on one occasion we were beselged for several days In the log hut by a large party of biaokfeilows. ...
MEN IN BURNING CHIMNEY. BLOCKED FOR TWO HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
MEN IN BURNING CHIMNEY. BLOCKED FOR TWO HOURS. . Singleton, .March 17.-James Wad* dell and Stanley Gane, both young men, had an exciting experience in a chimney stack at Port Waratah Steel Works. They were working at a height of 150ft. lnstide the stack, when a big heap of boxes and,straw at the bottom caught aiight; The smoke ascended the chimney, and the men were almost suffocated. Other em* ployees could not work tho winch, as the electric cable had been burnt, so the entrances were blocked, which pre vented further smoke from, going up. In tho meantime nothing" could bo done till the cable was mended, and it 'was not known whether tho imprison ed men were dead or alive. Eventual ly the two were rescued, after being in .the stack for.close on two hours. Both showed tho effects of their trying ex perience.
Soft Drinks on Sunday SUCCESSFUL AGITATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Soft Drinks on Sunday SUCCESSFUL AGITATION. At last the public aro to to ]>:ocod within measurable (ll'Stauco of obtain ing fruit and soft drinks on Sunday The question has been dUcuss&u ;n Parliament time and ugam, bnt Mr. Black, in his new post as Chief Secre tary, lias definitely decided the matter. "1 am inclined to think," the Minister said "that under the law if drinks and fruit are consumed on the premises there is no infringement of the law. 1 have written, a minute to the effect that tho sale of fruit and cordials is permitted on Sundays, but I am recom mending that during church hours the doois of the shops be kept slightly ajar, so that there shall be no offence to tho susceptibilities of church going people. The Premier is In accord with what I propose. Tho minute will take effect at once, and apply to tho city as well a3 tho country."
THE HEROES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
THE HEROES. In that Valhalla where the heroes go A careful sentinel paced to and fro. Before the gate, burnt black with bat tle smoke, Whose echoes to the tread of armed men woke, And up the flery stairs 'whose steps are speara Came the pale heroes of the blood stained years. f> There were lean Caesars from the glory fields With heart that only to a sword thrur. yields; Ami there wero Generals decked in ?prldo ot rank, Hod scabbard swinging from tl:e weary flank; And slender youths, who were the sons of kings, And barons with their sixteen qus.' terings. And while the nobles went with hiu .ghty air The courteous sentinel questioned "Who goes there?" And as each came, full lustily he cried Ills string of titles, ere he passed In side ...» , * And presently there was a little man, A silent mover lri the regal van, .? hand still grasped his rifle, and his eyes Seem blinded with the light from Par adis.o His was a humblo guise, a modest air The sentinel held him sharply-"Who goes the...
P. P. Board. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
P. P. Board. MONTHLY MEETING: The usuul monthly meeting of tlic Young Pastures Protestion Board was held-yesterday. Present: Messrs. J. /Rutherford (in the chair), J.. A. Garry, G. P. Bolton, Sir W. P. Cunninghame, jH. G. Thackeray. * . HARDEN RACECOURSE. Mr, Robt. Gibson, lion, see. Harden jprogress Commlt'tee, wrote with. re gard to .the proposed revocation "of about 170 acres, parish Murrumboola, \county Harden, included in the T.S.R. north of Harden railway station. The Intention was to offer this area for a local racecourse. As regards trav elling stock, Mr". Gibson pointed out 'that this reserve was of little lisc. If >it was granted as a racecourse, the .land would still bo available for local -residents for agistment. The associa- i rtlon asked that tho Young Board will 1 .not object to the proposal. Mr. Inspector Meadows stated in a report that the reserve was situated 1 close to the trucking yard3 at Harden railway station, and tho only resenv, About there. In view ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
Burrowa street is being re-tarred. MONEY-SAVING COUGH MIXTURE. Splendid Home-Mode Remedy. lO/- Saved on every pint.. The cheapest and most effective remedy for coughs, colds, throat and chest complaints is rnnde in your 9\vn home. It is no trouble to make, and every pint means an actual saving of 10/- for yourself. Buy n bottle of Mean's Essence from your chcmist or store, take home and dilute as directed on label. Pour into a large bottle, on which paste the label you will find in Mean's Essence packet. The first sip of this mixture gives immediate relief. It clears the nasal passages, loosens phlegm, eases throat and bronchial tubes in a way that will surprise you. Sip each dose slowly, so as to lubricate the throat thoroughly. If your cold is very bad, take a few doses at intervals of half an hour and gargle throat freely. Prompt relief is certain. "The mixture made from Mean's Essence cough remedy is the best I have ever used. It is cheap, too." A. Chant, Condobolin, N.S.W. "I f...
THE KARLSRUHE. REPORTED SUNK LAST YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
THE KARLSRUHE. REPORTED SUNK LAST YEAR. London, March 19.-Copenhagen e*1 ports state that the German cruiser Karlsruhe was sunk at the end of 1914 through an explosion, an Amerlc&i coastal steamer saving 200. of the crew. (If tills report is correct, the sink ing of the Dresden the other day ac* counted for the last of the German battleships in the Atlantic and Fact tic).
SPORTING KOORAWATHA RACES. WEIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
SPOBTINGr KOORAWATHA RACES. .WEIGHTS. The following weights have been de clared by the W. D. R. A. handicap per for Koorawatha annual racos on Wednesday next. Opening Handicap.-Precision 10.*C, Wild West 9.10, Haves'tal 8.2, Sukey 8.0, Mary Kelp 7.5, Jennie Carvel 7.5, BIuo Belt 7.4, Lady RIversdale 6.12. Trial Stakes.-Cloanfleld 9.0, Aus tralian Bee 8.12, One and Three 8.10, Slybucca 8.10, Derrobin 8.8* Catchnioro S.4, Redgraft 8.0, Hadcroft 7.12, Am elia 7.9, All Hock- 7.9, Araphno 7.9, Prince Phaeton 7.7, Soverelgnette 7.7, Rubian 7.7. WeTter.-Helro 9.8, Sir Major 9.6, Blue Beit 9.0, Weelong 8.12, Red Tape 8.12, Nicetus 7.10, Hadcroft 7.9, Par ton 7.7. Koorawatha R.C. Handicap.-Wild West 9.12, Sukey 8.2, Heiro 7.12, Wee long 7.4, Red Tape 7.4, Rqcklight 7.2, Nicetus 7.0 * Publican's Purse. -Havestal 0.12, Lady RIversdale 8.8, The Fawn 8.8, Australian Bee 8.4, Ono and Three 8.2, Sylbucca 8.2, Derrebin . 8.0, Redgraft 7.6, Lady Baron 7.2, Atnella 7.1, Alt Rock 7.1, Rubian 7.0. Fare...
DONCASTER HANDICAP AND SYDNEY CUP BETTING. TRAQUETTE AND ULVA'S ISLE THE POPULAR FANCIES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
DONCASTER HANDICAP AND SYDNEY CUP BETTING. TRAQUETTE AND ULVA'S ISLE ; THE POPULAR FANCIES. On one point all the bookmakers are unanimous in regard to the Doncaster I Handicap, and that is Traquette's fav j oritisra. With the most liberal she is I two points clear of Woorak, who has I been well hacked during the past few days, and four points from the latter. I is Garlin. Two points longer are Flash of Steel, Hush Money, and Spurn, and they are succeeded at an 1 interval of four points by Eugeny, Im> shi, Portrush, and Wallachia, with Aur ifer. Beau Soult, Cisco, De Gaina, First | Principal, Glru, and Silver Lad recelv I Jng'jnost mention of the remainder. I | might add that there is a wide marglu I between the prices offered by various I bookmakers about everything with the ! exception of Traquette, Woorak, and ! Garlin. There is really nothing do i ing on the Sydney Cup, but Ulva's Isle is nominal favorite, three points short ; er than St. Spasa, with Meritus and Wishing Cup fo...
COWRA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
COWRA RACES. Cowra, March 17.-The Cowra races ' held to-day -resulted: Hibernian. Handicap: -Precision, '(Keir).; 1; S'ultey (Flynn), 2. Two starters. Betting: 4 to l,on the. win* ner. Won easily.. Trtal Handicap. .-Sylbucca (Keir), 1; Balr.bln (Fields)';' - 2;' Beilcaster (McHugh), 3. Other starters: Am elia, Prince Phaeton, King's Command, Jinny Carvel. Betting: " Evens the winner. Won'by a length. .St. Patrick's Handicap.-Rockliglit (Apps), 1; Sukey (Flynn), 2; Heiro (Keir), 3.* Three runners. Betting: 10 to 1 v the winner. Won by halt a length. . Welter Handicap.-Havestal (Keir), 1; Rubian (Higgins), 2; Purton (Wel don). 3. Other startev. Survival. Betting: 2 to 1 on the. winner. Won by two lengths. ' Pinal Handicap.' -. Sylbucca (Mc Hugh), 1; Heiro (Fields), 2; lied Tape (Flynn). 3. Other starters: NIp etus, Bungelong. Betting: 5 to 2 v the .winner. Won by half a length.'
RED GROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
RED CROSS. From Bendick Morirbjl 14 pillow slips were urgently sent to the depot Syd- ney from the following persons: Mrs. Mrs. Hj Chow Stonoridge, 3; Mrs. Abel, Braemar, 2; Mrs. K.'Chow, Av oca 1; Mrs. Sutherland, senr., 1; MM. 3. Bennett 1, Mrs. C. Sutherland l; Miss Tyreo 1; Mr. Fred Hope, 1; Mr. j3. Uiph, 1; Mr. H. Burton, 1; Mr. H. Vincent, 1; Mrs. Sutherland, senr., 4 towel a; Mrs. H.Chow, Slonerldgc, JO mufflers. Burrangong HelglitB Pub He School girls liavo just Bent the following;-Mary Storey 2 pillowslips, Florrle Tattersall 2 pillow slips, Myr tle Ryan. 2, Alice vVhUe 2, Alice Wal ter 2, Nellie Kennedy, Lucy Reming ton, Mabel Watkcr, Evelyn Pringltf, porJs Phillips each 1 pillowslip; Miss Pearl Hunter 1 pair socks; Mrs. Loomcs sent 2 towels and 2 pairs pll-, lowsllps. Tho hon. secretary aclmow- j jedges the above with many thanks. From Swift Boot Coy. tho hon. treas urers, Mesdames Metcalfe and Tester ;inve received with thanks tho sum of H/ being unclaimed-'money in tho ...
LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 March 1915
LICENSING COURT. At the Licensing Court on Wednes- day, before Messrs. P. B. Treatt, P.M., J. Forsythe and C.Wright J.'sP., the following renewals of licenses were granted:-C. G. Ravenswood, Royal Hotel, Wombat; T. McCabe, Ex- change Hotel, Tubbul; John O'Connell Royal Hotel Harden; John Poolman, Colonial Wine license, Young; Nicho- las Laurantus, booth license at Koora- watha racecourse, on 24th inst.