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ANXIOUS MOMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
ANXIOUS MOMENTS. Ono of the most anxious times of a mother's life i3 when her littlo ones have croup. There is no other medi cine so effective in this terrible mal ady aB Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. It can be safely given and deponded upon. No mother should ever bo with* out a bottle In tho house. Prico 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable at W. F. Weed en's.-Younp.
TIN MINING RUSH NEAR BLAYNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
TIN MINING RUSH NEAR BLAYNEY. Following upon a gold mining rush near Newbridge, a tin mining rush has followed near.Blayney. Fifteen mining applications havo beon lodged, for a -total of 100 acrcs. Tho find Is an alluvial ono. It is situated six miles [north-west of Blayney on tho Forest Reefs road. It is on Brown's Greek,' ono and a half miles from tho turnoff-oa the Millthorpo road. Tho locality is said to bo of n "basalt character, and of a fairly sough nature. Tho. tin is described as blaclc oxido. It.is located In the Brown's Creole bed, and also on the western slopes of the hills. - /The land is said to bo owned by. Mrs; Clements,. So far only tho surface has been tried. Quito a num ber of. applications liave been lodged, representing an area of 375 acroa.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TRAGEDY. MURDER VERDICT AT INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TRAGEDY. MURDER VERDICT AT INQUEST. Adelaide, March 2G.-The inquest In .the Bscott murder case was concluded at Burra to-day. Upon the resumption of evidence this morning, Detective Allchurch, of Adelaide, stated that be fore the arrest of Harold Escott, on a charge of murder, he asked him several questions about his father. HUrold Escott was escorted to the well in which the gun was discovered and near where the footprints were found the accused was requested 'to place his foot on the ground near the prints. .Twice the young man made his foot slip, and was asked three times be fore he complied with the detective's request. It was found that the old and now prints corresponded in ap pearance. The accused was sworn, but declined, after having been warn ed, to answer the questions put to him by the Crown. The jury, after half an hour's retirement, returned a ver dict of murder against Harold EscotL The accused left for Adelaide under escort this afternoon, and will be...
BRUTAL GERMANS. JEER AT DROWNING VICTIMS. LAUGH AS TORPEDO VESSEL SINKS. STEAM DRIFTER TO THE RESCUE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
BRUTAL GERMANS. JEER AT DROWNING VICTIMS. LAUGH AS TORPEDO VESSEL SINKS. STEAM DRIFTER TO THE RESCUE. London, March '29.-Later particu lars state that the steamer in distress in the Bristol Channel was torpedoed off Mltford Haven. The Germans laughed as the vessel sank and made no attempt at rescue. The submur : ino signalled to the Palaba which was ' bound for West Africa to get out thoir I boats, but the &lt;jnginerooni was tor* I pedoed before 'the crew were able to do so. Three boats wero lauuehed, but wero swamped and the oceupauts thrown into the 'water. The tubuiar hie cruised round the crew jeering at tlio struggling victims. A steam drif ter afterwards rescued the majority. There were 147 passengers and a 1)5 crew on board.. 1)6 passengers and .iG of the crew &lt;were saved. It is feared that the remainder were drown led.
THE CARCOAR TRAGEDY. VERDICT OF MANSLAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
THE CARCOAR TRAGEDY. VERDICT OF MANSLAUGHTER. - The case in which Albert Edgar Shaw was charged with the murder of John Joseph Wail si 1 on December 12, at a rabblters* camp, at Panuara, n'xir Carcoar, was conculded before -the Chief Justice (Sir Wm. Cullen) and a jury atthe CentTal Criminal Court, Darlinghurst, on Saturday afternoon. The accused in the course of a state ment from.'the dock, said they had all been drinking together, and the night1 before the shooting there was an ar gument between them about the war. Hillman, who was of German descent, supported the Germans, and Walsh backed him up, while he (accused) supported the British. Next morning they wanted more money for drink, and he refused to give it to them, so they both grabbed hold of him by the throat till he was almost insensible. Afterwards they went away, and he saw them approaching him with rifles. He ordered.them to stand back or ho would fire, and, as they still came on, ho without talcing aim, discharged the w...
Hospital Saturday. MEETING OF LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
Hospital Saturday. MEETING OF LADIES. Yesterday a meeting of ladies was held for the purpose of making ar rangements £or the talcing ui> of tho annual Hospital Saturday collections in aid of the Burrangong District Hos pital. Thoso present v.ore: Mes dames Plielan, Collins, Purctias, Sel den, Marina, Reynolds, Hembrow, and Miss Rene Wright. Apologies wore read from Mesdaraes Metcalfe, Tester, P. H. Tout, E. W. L. Gordon, Ed* wards/and Miss Wheatley. It was de« cided to'mako the street collections oil Saturday, SUi May. Mrs. Gordon was elected President, and Mrs. Mar ina, secretary. ' The following Btands wero allotted - fo£t Ofllce, Mrs. Hembrow; Royal Hotel, Mrs. Purchas and Mrs. Tester; City Bank,-Miss Wright; Albion Hotel, Miss Chew; Empire Hotel, Mrs. Lil lis; Schmidt's Corner, Mrs. Edwards; Australian Hotel, Mrs. Plielan; Town Hall (refreshment stall), Mr.-!. Marina, Mrs. Gordon, Mrs. F. H. Tout, and Mrs. Selden. Lun'dh and afternoon tea will bo procurable by tho general pub...
CHANGE IN LONDON. "A FUNNY PLACE NOW." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
CHANGE IN LONDON. "A FUNNY PLACE NOW." The great change in London, conse quent on the war, is emphasised in a letter from Mr. Crawley to his son in Bathurst. "London is a funny place now," remarked the writer. "It is darkness; no lights anywhere. The hotels have to close at 10 o'clock, and no women are served with liquor until 11.30 in the morning. I£ employees join the army their places are kept open for them, and their wives got half pay while they are away. One large colliery firm sent 200 men, mar ried and single. It has been the break ing up of many firms in England. Not many men of fighting age, can get work now onco they get out of iL The engineering firm 1 am with sent a big crano to France, and the men (six of them) went with it. They have g-ot a six months' engagement.
Last Night's Fire. COTTAGE COMPLETELY DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
Last Night's Fire. COTTAGE COMPLETELY DESTROYED. * Last Bight about 10.30 a fire 'broko out In a cottage owned and occupied by Mr. J. Roberts, dealer, situated on. the pleco of land in the creek, at the rear of Dr. Dowliag's residence, and known to town residents as "Con ey Island." The ringing g.t both the Lynch street and Lovell street i'ro bells simultaneously, gave the alarm, and soon hundreds of residents were on the scene. So quickly had the flames spread that any attempt to save the 'building was useless, bo those who assembled set about saving what they could. Mr. Roberts was the on ly occupant of tbe cottage, and no was awakened by the suffocating smoko and cries of fire. He was only able to save a £ew personal effects, and sev eral boxes, etc., were also secured. Beytfnd these everything was destroy ed. Mr. Roberts is a dealer, and his wagonette and two horse were in tho stable at the rear ol tho burning build ing. The horses were released and . the waggonette dragged out ...
Japan's Help. READY TO FOLLOW BRITAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
Japan's Help. READY TO FOLLOW BRITAIN. The Japanese judicial adviser to Yuan Shai KM, Dr. Ariga, expresses himself thus la the Japanese newspap er, "Hodcht Cnimfooun" on the Ques tion of a Japanese army in Europe: *' 'Japan will intervene, energetical ly and without -delay, if the European war would nullify the importance of the capture of Tslng Toa. The best sphere for Japanese intervention would be the theatre of war in Poland. One must however, Boriously consider the question whether there is not a reason for Japan lending hor assist ance against Turkey. " Thq freedom of the Suez Canal-that is'to say the unfettered possession of life or death to Japan. Our intervention on this side - would allow Japan for 250,000 men ready for service, in the Canal zone.' " 'TJjo Japaneso oro willing to fol« low British directions in the struggle in Egypt, and to renounco all Initiative in these operations. The.Japaneso troops are ready t o play the same part in Egytft that tho Indian troops arc ...
PLEADED GUILTY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
PLEADED GUILTY. I John Holmes was charged with on 7th Fobruary, at Cowra stealing two uares tho property of Robert A Alui , «\nJ ono maro the property a! Henry Itob ort Butler. Accused pleaded gulliy to stealing two creamy mares, but raid that tho other one followed him.When ; asked if he had anything to say -why ' sentence should not be passed on liUn, prisoner said "Oh, no." His Honor, In passing sentence said ho was sorry accused had been tempt ed to lake the horses, but it was an offence which could not be passed over lightly. Ho sentenced accused to 12 months hard labour in Goulbum gaol. Albert Edward Howard, committed from Young Bench, on 3rd April, la»t pleaded guilty to two charges of ob taining money by false protences. This case was heard at Young Police Court when evidence was given that accus ed went to Bendlck Morrell and ob tained the sums of £0 tnd £4 respect ively from Eugeno Ernest Grounds and James Patrick Stlnson. Howard again explained .that he met a man in Cowra...
OPEN COLUMN STOCK ROUTES CONTROL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
OPEN COLUMN STOCK ROUTES CONTROL. Mr. W. J. Campbell, Galong, writes -"At one time I lived in Rlverina, and .for many years was a grazier there, and al so did some sheep dealing. At times I had anything from 2000 to 10,000 or more sheep on the roads, eating grass and drinking water on the stock routes. This, when the seasons wero favorable, was considered a cheap method of keeping sheep, as there was only the droving charges to pay which would cost on an average about 50/ per 10000 per week. Occasionally I had to pay for water whore tho route did not run along the river. Thus dealers could compete against sheep owners who had to pay big prices for their land. These routes, however, were leased to station owners and se lectors, and many times they wero bare ot food, partly, in some cases, through the lessees eating out the grass by overstocking them after good summer rains, when there was sur face water. In this way tho lessees saved the grass on their own runs, but with the result t...
SCHOOL CHILDREN'S HEALTH. SYDNEY EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
SCHOOL CHILDREN'S HEALTH. SYDNEY EXAMINATIONS. In his anuual roport Dr. Willis, prin cipal medical officer of the Department ol Public Instruction, states that' dur ing the year 94,198 children were medi cally examined. The number of chil dren suffering from physical defects ia the public schools in the metro politan area was 53.4 per cent of those examined, while the percentage for private schools was 5G.G. Of all pu pils examined in public schools G0.5 per cent, were found to be suffering from some physical defect, while the corresponding percentage In private schools was 64.9. Dr. Willis asserts that, to ensure anything like an ade quate number of children obtaining treatment It will bo nccessary for the department to provide for (1) a second dOD'tist and dental assistant to the ex isting travelling hospital; (2) the es tablishment of two moro travelling hospitals for the back country, and two for larger country townu; .and (3) the extension of the metropolitan dental clinic.
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
TO OUR READERS. Owing to the sale of -this paper on 31st December, 1914 to the present1 proprietors, it was necessary for the I Witness Company to render accounts I for money owing up till that date. 1 Theso accounts have been sent out, j wo understand, and should be paid to I Messrs. Tester, Me'tcalfo and Co. They 1 have no connection with this offlco, as I the book debts were retained by tho I old proprietors. Wo wish to maUo this clear to our many readora. Tho accouuts they have received are in no way connected with tho present pro prietors of the Witness, only liabilities Incurred since January 1st this year being duo to this cfflco. We would bo glad 1! readers would assist us In making theso. facts known amongst any who are under the 'wrong Impres sion that the accounts are boliif ron» dered from this office.
A PAINFUL SWELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
A PAINFUL SWELLING. On any part ot the body may, If no Elected, end in some kind of sore, such as a boll, carbuncle, ulser, abscess, fistula, ctc. To prevent 6uch a re sult, apply Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment. This will relievo tho pain, draw out the Inflammation, reduce tho Dwelling* and drive a-way tho entire 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable at W. F. Weed trouble. Accept no substitute. Price, en's, Young.
AN APRIL FOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
AN APRIL FOOL. . A small child ran Into her mother's room and cried, "Mummy, mummy, there's a man In the nursery kissing nurse." The alarmed mother cot up in haBto to go to the nursery, when the smalt child, with a roar of laughtor said:-"April fool, inummy: it'fl only daddy."