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BRITISH ARMY. APPROACHING THREE MILLION MARK. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 23 March 1915
BRITISH* ARMY. APPROACHING THRfcE (MILLION .. London, March 21.-''The Times" military 'correspondent states:-"We , are working .up., to JJie,\3,000,000'men 1 standard.; .,We are..-already far upon j the way towards the third>milUon. We shall have 1,000,000 men in. the decis ive theatre before the; campaign is much further advanq^-j.This is 110 ines the number at Agincourt, 33 ! times that in. the^CcImean^.-ivar,. 25 times that In the. Peninsula war, 14 times that In the.second;Afghan .war, and four times . that -in. the African j war." . .
DEATH OF MR. DONALD McARTHUR. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 23 March 1915
DEATH OF MR. DONALD &nbsp; &nbsp; McARTHUR. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A very old identity of the district in the person of Mr. Donald McArthur passed away in the Burrangong Dis- trict Hospital yesterday from heart failure. The old gentleman, who was a bachelor, and lived on the Grenfell road, was 65 years of age. He had been ill for 12 months, but during the past week of so, became so ill that he was admitted to the hospital. Mr. W. J. McArthur, of Murrumburrah, is a nephew. The funeral took place this morning.
OBITUARY. MR. CHARLES GILLESPIE. AN HONOURED CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 23 March 1915
OBITUARY. &nbsp; &nbsp; MR. CHARLES GILLESPIE. AN HONOURED CAREER. &nbsp; &nbsp; By the death of Mr. Charles Gilles- pie, which occurred at four o'clock on Monday morning at his late residence, Cowper street, Goulburn, the district loses its oldest and one of its most popular and widely known residents. For seventy-three years the deceased gentleman's name (says the "Post") had been associated with Goulburn. He was born at Blackpool (England) eighty-five years ago, and came out to Australia as a youngster with his par- ents, his father being a member of a military guard in charge of a convict ship. The cause of death was really old age. Some years ago the old gen- tleman met with an accident from which he did not properly recover. The late Mr. Gillespie was only five years of age, when he landed in this country. He arrived in Goulburn when he was twelve and had lived here ever since. In his younger days he was an enthusiastic cricketer and played agai...
Navies of the World. UNITED STATES LOSES PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Navies of the World, i UNITED STATES LOSES PLACE. The United States Navy Year Book for 1914 which was Issued by the Sen ate Committee on Naval Affairs on January 22nd, shows that the United States will drop from the third to the fourth naval power in the world when all the work under construction on July 1 Inst is fnnr:!sic'1. The comparison based on tonnage, Is shown in the following table: Completed Completed and building Tonnage. July, 1914. Great Britain . 2,157,850 951,713 688,840 765,12:5 Germany Prance United States Japan Russia Italy . Austro-Hungary 519,640 270,861 285,460 221,526 2,714,106 I 1,306,577 I 899.915 894,889 699.916 678,818 497,815 347,BOS
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
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Farmer's Awful Suffering. CRIPPLED IN THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Farmer's Awful Suffering. CRIPPLED IN THE BUSH.' Perth, March 20.-Harry Woods, a farmer contractor in the Meckerlng district, 45 years of age,.lives alone on a farm five miles from the town* ship. Last Sunday Woods was thrown out of a cart. He fell on his head and lay unconscious fo rmany hours. Hecovoring, he found his legs were jambcd between the wheel of the cart and a tree. He tried to move, and pulled the reins, which caused the horses to back the cart'over him. He urged the horses on, and they dragged Utm some distance before his legs be came free of the reins. He could not rise, and lay there all Sunday night, Monday and Monday nlght.i On, Tuesday morning he found that by lying on his back and drawing his legs up he could work himself along on his back. All Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday he did this, but he was suf fering intense agony from hunger and thirst. By Thursday night he had covered half a mile, and had reached a rock hole, which contained about a pint of dirty, mu...
Przemysl's Strategic Value. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Przemysl's Strategic Value. I \?;er nearly seven months of solid struggling, of hardship, and starvation and scurvy, suffered by the garrison, and fierce assaults by the Russians, Przemysl has at last fallen. As far back as September 27 It was announc ed that the invaders had taken part of the town, but this afterwards turn ed out to be untrue. What had hap pened was tlmt the Russians, in their victorious march from Lemberg, 51 miles eastward, had dislodged the [ Austrians from the trenches on one Hide of the town, and had forced the enemy t&lt;o take shelter within the fortress. Then the Germans went to the aid of the Austrians, and the bat tle waged round Przemysl until Mon day last, when the victory was con summated. The capture is a very big one, for Przemysl Is a town of much strategic value, guarding as It does, the main road and one of the main railway lines from Galicia into Hun gary. Prom it the railway runs first in a due southerly direction and then south-westerly...
DID YOU KNOW THIS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
DID YOU KNOW THIS. Never before in the titetory of the world has steel been turnad to so many economic uses. . In America they are using railway carriages made completely of pressed steel, and, of course, their steel skyscraper are world famous. Possibly steel has been put to no better use than in the mak ing of stamped steel ceilings. Not on ly are more artistic, more beautiful, more permanent effects possible, but the saving in freight and transport charges are enormous. In addition, it seems that skilled labour is not re quired in the erecting, an item of in terest to every man In the country. Wunderlich's Limited of Sydney, the pioneers of the steel ceiling, have pub lished a booklet, "Ceilings for the Home," that gives one a splendid idea of the steady growth of this material I for internal and external use.
ACCIDENT AT BINALONG. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
ACCIDENT-* AT BINALONG. t Mrs. Farrell, an old resident of the district slipped whilst carrying a child down the steps at the Grandstand at Blnalong races, and 'broke'-her' arm. Dr. Carr set'the arm'. -Mrs.. Farrell is the "mother of Mr. J; Far* rell, of Blnalong, and sister of Mrs. O. Watson.
CHANT BEFORE BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
CHANT BEFORE BATTLE, By the grey smoke athwart the skies,' | By the hot tears in mother's eyes, By the wee babes that cry for bread By our own wounded, by our dead, We swear that there shall come a day 1 When Germany shall pay. By Rhelma great towers that ages | .wrought, By Brussels with starvation bought, By the red ruins of Louvaln, By Liege and its bloody pain, We swear that there shall come a day \ When Germany shall pay. By every outraged maid and wife, By every child that felt the knifo, By every shot and shell we fling, By Belgium's self, by Belgium's king, Wo swear that there shall come a day I When Germany Bhall pay. -Leolyn Louise Everett, in New York i "Life," ? 1
Run Over and Buried A CHINAMAN'S MYSTERIOUS DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Run Over and Buried CHINAMAN'S MYSTERIOUS DEATH. No information haviug been obtain* ed as to how a Chinese named Hin Fung, a cook, whose mutilated body was found partially buried in the sand at Fisherman's Bend, Port Melbourne, on November 24, came to his death, a formal inquiry was held. Dr.. Molli son, who made a- post-mortem exam ination, said the Jaw was fractured, ribs were broken, and there were ex tensive injuries. He believed that de ceased had been run over by a heavy vehicle, and he thought that Hin Fung was not quite dead when buried In die sand. Detective Sanslniry said that Hin Fung's body was covered with sand and stones from the shins upwards. There were no marks of a struggle about the spot. Detective Burvett said that some of the Ohinese | suspected deceased to be a Custom's . informer, and accordingly had him I "set." The Corone' found that Hin Fung died from injuries to the body, but there was no evidence to show how they were caused.
GASO-KERO FARM ENGINE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
GASO-KERO FARM ENGINE. Undoubtedly one of the first articles of interest to farmers at the Royal Ag ricultural Society's show to be opened at Sydney on Monday next is the new "I.H.C." Gaso-Kero Farm Engine con tained in the exhibit of the Internation al Harvester Company of Australia, Pty., Ltd., at their stand on Vhe show ground. Time occupied at this exhib it will be well spent whilst a visit to the company's city showrooms at 37 Broadway, where a complete line 61 tillage implements including, ploughs, harrows, cultivators, and the now fam ous chain drive grain drills are on , view, will prove both interesting and i profitable to all classes of agriculture.