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A SUGAR SQUIRREL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
A SUGAR SQUIRREL. One night this week, a cat at Mr. W. J. Hills residence, brought into the house a sugar squirrel, which it had captured roundabout the house. These pretty little animals are very rare in this district. A11 persons making donations for sale at the sports on Easter Monday are asked, as the stores will be closed from Thursday night to Tuesday morn* inn, to send their gifts to Messrs. Tre si)Ian and Dun's produce rooms in Lovel street, either on Thursday af ; tornoon, or by nine o'clock on Monday morning. An endeavour is being made to se cure a train with passenger accommo dation to leave Young next Thursday : night after the shops close for the convenience ot those who wish to go to Sydney for the 12aster holidays. Mr. Fryer, S.M. wrote tothe Superinten dent Lines on the matter, but up till this morning had not received a reply. Mr. T. P. O'Rourke, at a large ex pense has secured theservices of Miss Stone, for his Millinery Department. Ladles requiring artistic millin...
HOSPITAL SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
HOSPITAL SATURDAY. In o-ier ?/> nuke ir'Mal vrunc* meats for the taking of the annual Hospital*Saturday collections in con* nectlon with the Burrangong District Hospital, a meeting of ladles is called for Monday afternoon next, at 4 o'clock. It is hoped that there will be a good attendance. The' hospital this year is in need of more funds than i ever, and the arrangements for the Hospital Saturday are to be made as complete as possible, so that a large , amount may be collected. i
Easter Holidays. POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Easter Holidays. POSTAL. ARRANGEMENTS. The following arrangements will be observed at the Young Post Office during the Easter holidays: - Good Friday-Observed same as Sunday. P.O. open from 9 to 10 a.m. No delivery by le'tier carriers. Saturday-Business as usual. Easter Monday.-P.O. open from 9 a.m. till noon. Carriers will deliver in the morning. Telegraph office open all day.
Easter Monday Sports ARRANGEMENTS FOR PROCESSION. ART UNION TO BE HELD. SCHOOL CHILDREN TO TAKE PART. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Easter Monday Sports ARRANGEMENTS FOR PRO CESSION. ART UNION TO BE HELD. SCHOOL CHILDREN TO TAKE 'PART. Arrangements for the sports on baster Monday are now well In hand, and from all appearances a record in sports gatherings will he put up. At a meeting at the Albion Hotel on .Wednesday night matters were dis cussed atid dealt with. Those present included:-Messrs. R. V. Edwards (in the chair), M. Jasprlzza, P. M. Graf ton, B. Cunich, R. A. Martin, Prank ohnson, W. G. Rogers, W. Jaspris.za, R. Nixon, J. J. Kehoe, M. Maguire, T. F. Tresilian. SCHOOL CHILDREN IN PRO CESSION. _ 'Mr. \V. Jasprissa spoke with regard to the representation of the school | children in the procession to the show .ground. He would like to see the .children in the procession, although ho knew that a good number of the teachers would be away, but Mr. Nix- 1 on of TIpperary school, had promised to take charge of any children belong ing to any teacher who would bo away. They might have a programme of rac es for t...
OPEN COLUMN. This column is absolutely open to our readers to express their opinions. KANGAROO YARDS. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
OPEN COLUMN. 1 This column is absolutely open to our readers to express their opinions. KANGAROO YARDS. (To the Editor). \ "Kangaroo" writes:-"I notice that a start has been made to eract life yard in the park to accommodate the kangaroos recently given by the Goul burn Council. 1 was sorry however, to see that the man who was erecting the yard was the Park gardener.,Now hasn't the gardener got enough to "do withdut having this extra work piled 011 him? Surely the keeping of the flowers, etc.. alive during this hot I weather is enough to keep him occu pied-and more important too," than | the housing of a couple of kangaroos. Further, lie is there as gardener, not as bush carpenter. As a ratepayer, II have watched the transformation of I the park from its unkempt state to I its present creditable appearance, an,d I think that when work of this nature requires to be done, some of the I Council's general staff or an outsider | should be entrusted with the job."
THE FODDER FAMINE. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
THE FODDER FAMINE. (To the Editor),. "Sufferer" writes:-"I saw the fol lowing in a country paper recently, with regard to the shortage of fodder and the high prices ruling. Perhaps you could 11 nil room, for it In the "Witness." It Is most interesting: A Government that Is game enough to pass the-Wheat Acquisition Act-and to seize-all the-meat supplies in the State, ought to got at the real bottom of the drought trouble in New South Wales-they should tell the men who lmve starving sheep ;and hundreds, perhaps thousands, of 'acres of agrl* cultural land, that if ,they don't culti vate a portion- of It-f-nvell, somebody else will. People*talk about the awful losses of . stock and the high prices of fodder, but whose fault is it? Why, the fault of the people themsel ves. I know one big landowner, who is spending nearly £100 per week, buy ing fodder for his sheep, who does not cultivate any of. his land-who never thinks of putting a few hundred acres under lucerne- who does hot even gro...
RAIN SIGNS. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
RAIN SIGNS. (To the .Editor), .Tanner" writes:-:"! think that rain will not long be delayed. Nat* ure's signs are always the surest, and 1 have been noticing lately, for. one &lt; thing that the ants are more active in I their movements; another thing winch I is very noticeable is the distinct blue* ness of the skies of late. When this is so, rain always comes along at no . very distant date. If one cau judge I by the croaking of frogs as a rain I portent, the desired change is not far I off. I see by .the "Witness" that Mr. Wragge does not hold out any hope' Mr us until May. "What we will do if I he la right, 1 don't l nrw. Some of us fanners win nave .c :!ie war,or somewhere."
To Egypt. INTERESTING NOTES BY THE WAY. TUBBUL RESIDENTS EXPERIENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
To Egypt. - INTERESTING NOTES BY THE WAY. TUBBUL RESIDENTS EXPJ3R* ItfNOi&S. The following is an excerpt from a letter written by Mr. Ted Uooko. of tVi.Ullttree' 'Aul,bul. U describes the trip from Australia to Egypt with two beuond bxpedltionary i-'orees, of which Mr. Cooke was a memuer of the veterinary corps, and maxus very .interestiug reading, Mr, cooko writes: "Alter leaving Fremantlo we mot tUo convoy, seventeen troopship* und a submarine-amongst the wonts were J iree White Star boats, Ueram£ 1 ersic, and JSuevie. 1'Jio Ujyssea n-Ua our liagship and the lierrima and Jior uer, botn P, and u. boais. \vc imd I mso about six captured Ueman boa is j as transports. After iueauag iuq 1 other ooais, they wanted signatierd on the bnuge, anu among outers, 1 was put up tnere. After Mat we had a jJppmg lime-two oi' us were on at a time lor two hour shifts and four hours off, so we got about four hours w ,au(i two ut Qtelu, wad ifmr \IL ?m? lMorae signal jiHfc. Ue took about twelv...
Level Crossings. DANGER OF GETTING UNDER TRAINS. HOW TO OVRECOME DANGER. A TOWNSMAN'S SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Level Crossings. ?ANGER OF GETTING UNDER TRAINS. HOW TO OVRECOME DANGER. A TOWNSMAN'S SUGGESTION. "Somebody will get killed yet!" This is the opinion often expressed by per* sons who have to mako use of the lev el crossings which connect the north ern portion of the town with the main business thoroughfares. Trains come Into Young station at all hours of the day and night, and as they often run to a length of 50 trucks, there is con sequently not enough accommodation between each crossing. So it hap pens that residents on their way to and from business, often with a limited amount of time at their disposal, are confronted with a huge trainload of trucks, with seemingly little inclina tion of moving on. Sometimes ped estrians walk along the line and get round that way, but too often the dangerous practico of getting under the trucks is resorted lo. A railway ofllclal told us that it was not an un common thing when a stationary train gave a whistle to see three or four heads hurriedly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Notions in Tailoring BY THE HUSTLERS THAT'S WHY ORIGINALITY COUNTS IN TAILORING. Tho man who slavishly follows fash* Ion plates can never please the distinc tive dresser. Mind you-there are many Tailors real good workmen-who cannot or Itinato, Tho HUSTLERS' can, and do take a pride in doing so- do it for tho sake of hotter work and better sat isfaction for their clients. Isn't it worth something to YOU this betterment in Tone and Stylo. Sure-it is! Well then let's gel together next time you want a N«\v Suit, and between us we'll'produce a real top-notcher for you. "Won't cost you any mora-not a cent. That's the strong point of HUSTL1SR service. Our Specialty Sult*to-Measura in any Material G3/. Others at 55/ to 75/-no need to go higher for you cannot get better ma terials. THE HUSTLERS HATTERY HATTERS TO MEN WHO KNOW. We arc making a special display of Men's Hats-Smart, Styleful Hats, all colors, right up to the minute shapes-all in one window. ONE PRICE: THE HUSTLERS THE HUSTLERS T...
Country Schools HIGH EFFICIENCY. INSPECTOR'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Country Schools HIGH EFFICIENCY. INSPECTOR'S RDPQRT. Sydney March 23.-Tho annual re port of the Inspector of Secondary Schools, made available to-day, records a distinct Improvement during tho year in the pupils' work, especially in the country schools. The Inspector remarks that parents in tho country may be satisfied that it is not neces sary to send their children to tho city schools to. obtain tho full benefit of tho State socondary school education system. The work dono in country schools, often under distinct disadvan tages, wafe worthy of great praise.
Municipal Council. LAST NIGHT'S MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Municipal Council. l_AST NIGHT'S MEETING. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Young Municipal Council waa held Inst night. Present: Aid, Hills (in the chair), and Aldermen Klntoul, Bab bets, Beard, Itennlo, and Wliitoman rat' liAivo BuasiUt. Mr, A. J. Hablibts, hon. secretary ot Voting Band, wrote stating that as the bands pane engagements for the year iyH-15 are pracuuauy completed, application was made for the suosldy granted oy the Council. ' REPAIRS WANTED. Mr. A. It. Uheilew, asked for re pairs to the foacp&tli' in front of his home on Burrowa road. "LilKii UL.A1ND ItOADS." Tiie Very Kev. miter Hennessy wrote bringing under the notice of the Council, especially the Works Commit tee, the bad state of iiipon street, be tween Hume and Cape> streets. "For years this street had been neglected though situated In a very prominent part of the town, "1 \youid venture to say (says the writer) that not £1 per year had been expended on the por tion of the street referred to. Th...
Submarines Described [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
Submarines Described A description of the new German submarines, which are taking part in the campaign against meruhanrmon, appears In the London "Datiy Tele grapn." It Is taken Irom a German newspaper, and is as follow: '.We are arming our newest SOO-toa submarines with 14-pounder quick-Ur iug guns on disappearing mountiugs. Tue gun, of which two will be carried by each boat, one before and one abaft the eonning-tower, rests on a I conical pivot, and the total weight of weapon and mount is about 13& cwt. "The.time occupied in making the gun ready for action is 20 sees., reck 1 oning from the moment the bout cornea to the surface to the tiring of the lirst ?hot. Each weapon is served by three ,numbers. Number one hands up the, ammunition from the water Light and collision proof magazine; number two loads; and number three aims and Ores. The jjtm can ')e ele vated to OOdeg. and its I'luu'dctcristios are similar to those of Krupp 5 a;iti* aircraft quick-Hring artillery... ""wh...
BATTALIONS OF SUFFRAGETTES! "DON'T LET THEM CAPTURE YOU." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
BATTALIONS OF SUFFRAGETTES! "DON'T LET THEM CAPTURE VuU.' London, March 24th.-"Eye Wit* ness," tlio oinctal observer at the Bri tish headquarters in the Western Thea tre, quotes from letters which show the astounding credulity of the Ger* mans. I One, written from Magdeburg, on February 28th, aays: "Saveral battal ions of suffragettes have landed at Havre. Doa't let them strateh. out your eyes, and above all don't let them capture you. That would shame ycu before the whole worid. England can only last a month without im ports, so the blockade will soon end the war." A great many letters describe the lack of necessaries and express an earnest desire for peace, the general Impression gained from them being that undoubted distress exists unions the poorer classes. Great expectations, "Eye Witness"* says, "are-still entertained in Germany t of an early victory, but the sittnrtion I has creafed some anxiety, pertiaps even a littlo doubt in some quarters. It is significant that those who ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 March 1915
GORDON & GARLING -SOLICTOR S. LYNCH STREET, YOUNG. Koorawatha 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 curity-In large or small sums. THE WITNESS. EASTER HOLIDAYS. SUBSORTBERS and ADVERTISERS are hereby notified that In accordance with the usual custom, during the EASTER HOLIDAYS, the days of Pu blication will be as follows: TUESDAY, MARCH 30th. THURSDAY, APRIL 1st. FRIDAY, APRIL 9th. There will be NO ISSUE on TUES DAY, APRIL 6th. F. H. HOPWOOD, Manager. PROFESSIONAL. Dr. R. N. Scott Good has resumed practice.