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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
You'll Want a Warm Cosy Rug. or it may be a New Overcoat, a Carry All, a Tin .' Trunk, a Gent's Suit Case, or a Ladies' Dress Case. A Special Easter Arrival of these goods just to hand and now being shown at Cheapside, the Home of Bedrock' Prices and Up-to-date Values. Our indent order for rugs was placed with the mills 9 months ago and all are consequently at last year's prices. A Geod Fringe Rug, newest patterns, 7/6, 10/6, 12/6 . Excellent Value, 30 specials, 15/, 17/6,19/6 The Rug of the Season, pure wool every thread and Australian manufacture for 22/6, well worth and cheap at 30/-. We have many others, but these quoted prove both 'for price, value and design. Splendid sellers. Suit and Dress Gases, 2 locks on each, useful sizes, 8/11 and 10/. Carry-All Baskets, strong, handy, cheap. All sizes' from 1/11 each. Steel Trunks from the smallest to the largest sise made, from 5/11 each. Overcoats for Ladies and Gentlemen, for little Boys and Girls. Bedrock Prices Always the Rule. Ho...
GENERAL NEWS. TOO MUCH LIQUOR. "SCANDAL IN THE COUNTRY." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
!; GENERAL NEWS. TOO MUCH LIQUOR. "SCANDAL IN THE COUNTRY." "It is becoming quite a scandal in the country," remarked Judge Hamil ton nt tho Tamworth Quarter Sessions referring to the frequency with which casos came before Him where an ac cused had been served -with' more liquor than was good for him. His honor, continuing, said that he did not advocate that all public houses should be closed, "but some of them ought to *bo proceeded against. There were two cases in tho Sessions that day whero liquor had been supplied to men When it ought not to have been served at all. , Addressing the sergeant of polico In Court, he said: "Canot something be done to sitop it." The sergeant replied he would have the publicans warned. His Honor: I'll be much obliged. It Is getting quite a scandal in the coun try. The Crown Prosecutor: This is very much more important than selling a glass of beer ono minute past 11 o'clock. His Honor: I am not referring to Tatttworth particularly, as it is tho case i...
St. John's Church. THE OBSERVANCE OF GOOD FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
St. John's Church. THE OBSERVANCE OF GOOD FRIDAY. Writing in'the current issue of tho "Parish Paper" tho Rev. S. A, T. Champion, says: Onco more this day ot days has como round. How ohall w© spend it? Wemust confess at tho outset that the very real noglect of Lent and its ob servance does not prepare us to ex pect much for Good Friday. Wo have heard a lot at times about "The Show and Good Friday," and much has been said for and against tho'desecration of tho day. Without wishing in any ?way to disparage the. appeal for which wo have tho deepest respect and sym pathy. we feci sometimes tho appeal might bo better addressed to Church people themselves. How can the Church appeal for the bettor observ-: anco of a day which so many of her members iioid In such little esteem? She rightly makes the appeal, but it Ib ' rendered of no avail by tho attitude of j her own children to this day. This Paper is sent to Churcli-people. Now how will you regard tho day? It is the annual commemoration o...
SPORTING COWRA JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
SPORTING . COWRA JOCKEY CLUB. Following arc tho weights for the two principal events In connection &lt;vltli r.he Cowra race mooting on ure ter Monday, and Tuesday:-Cowra J.C. Handicap-Mybank (lato Redbank), 9.9, Panda 9.4, Pcnniloss 9.3, Wild West 8.8, Ruenalt 8.8, The; Acolyto 7.12, Royal Colours 7.3, E.U.G. 7.0, Red Velvet 7.0, Pltobos 6.7, Weelong 0.7,._ Rockllght C.7, Red Tape 6.7. Autumn Handicap. - Mybank (lato Redbank) 0.11, Panda 9.6, Penniless 9.5, Precision 0.0, Wild West 8.10, Rue>. nalt 8.10, Praemium 8.2, Tho Acolyto, 8.0, Royal Colours 7.5, E.U.G. 7.2",R«d -."elvot 7.2,- Phobos 6.7, WWoolotig 0.t%> RockUs'Ut 6.7, Red Tap© 6.7.
£43 for the Belgians. TUBBUL RED CROSS SOCIETY'S SPLENDID-EFFORT. PAGEANT AND DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
£43 for the Belgians. TUBBUL RED CROSS SOCIETY'S SPLENDID-EFFORT. PAGEANT AND DANCE. For some considerable time past the members of the Tubbul Red Cross Society have been organising for the purpose of assisting tho Belgian Fund,, and so successful weie their efforts that no less than'£43 8s«was realised. . Tnis Is a splendid achievement and speaks well (or the organising abili ties of the promoters, and the hearty co-operation and support which was . given by the people of Tubbul and surrounding districts. Tho event took . place on Friday night last in the Tub bul Hall, before a crowded houso., The idea of holding a pageant llrst occurr ed to Mrs. Wm, Browne, who had wit nessed a performance of a like char acter in one of the cities. She con-; vcyed tho idea to tho laJles connected; with the Red Cross Society at tub bul, who at once set about to put the ideas received into practice. yhe Pageant was entitled "A Story of the War." ' It has for Its openlng'scene a meeting of leaders an...
St. Mary's Church. HOLY WEEK AND EASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
St. Mary's 'Church. HOLY WEEK AND EASTER. The corcmonies of Holy Weok will bo observed with moro than ordinary solemnity at the abovo church this year. Besides tho priosrts of tho par ! ish, the services of ono of tho Sacred Heart Fathers from 'Randwick is se secured to deliver the occasional ser mons ou Holy Thursday, Cloud Iriday and Easter Sunday. The order of duties -will be as follows-Holy Thurs day, Mass at 9 a.m., followed by pro cession and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament all through the day, sermon in tho evening at 7.30. Good Friday, "Mass of tho Presanctifled,' at 9 o'clock with veneration of the Cross-at 7.30 p.m.; sermon on tho Passion on Saturday. The long, ceiemonies pre scribed by tho ritual will bogin at 7 o'clock. Masses on Easter Sunday S and 11 a.m. "The choir is making a special effort' for a grand High Mass accompaniment for 11 o'clock also in the evening at 7.30. Tho country parts ot tho parish will share in tho Easter joys. Milong and Greenetliorpe will h...
Farmers & Settlers MEETING OF YOUNG BRANCH. THE FORTHCOMING SPORTS. FINAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
Farmers & Settlers MEETING OF YOUNG BRANCH. THE FORTHCOMING SPORTS. PINAL ARRANGEMENTS. At tho usual monthly meeting or! the Young Branch of tho Farmers and Settlers' Association, held in the P. and A. HaU on Saturday last, tho fol lowing gentlemen were present:-Mr. J. F. Klee'ra, President, in the chair, and Messrs. M. Jasprizza, J. Black wood, W. Jasprizza, E. Dunley, W. J. Hills, A. Chant, T, Smith, J. Brown, K. Foster, G. Barnes, A. Hembrow, W. Price, W. Close, S. Coolie, W. C. Cram, G. DuJIln, W. Myers, A. Aikman, H. A. Grounds, G. Thompson, Jas. Hargraves, W. Jeffreys, W. Venablos, W. C. Edmunds, H. Heale, A. Long, J. D. Hunter, G. Oooke, J. M. Bur bury, J. X. Dwyer, C. Hunter, and G. S. Whiteman. Now Members.-Tho following who had been nominated by Mr. J. Brown j were duly elected:-F. A. Selden, A. S. Philip, G. S. Hutchinson. CORRESPONDENCE. Mr A. K. Trethowan wrote regretting . his inability to attend the sports on Easter Monday. Mr. E. Herborn wrote accepting the I...
POLICE COURT. MONDAY, MARCH 29th, 1915. (Before Mr. R. W. Collins, J.P.) STOLEN CHAFF. "FARMER'S PRIVATE MARK." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
POLICE COURT; MONDAY, MARCH 25th, 1016. ' (Beforo Mr. R. .W. Collino, J.p.) STOLEN CHAFF. "FARMER'S PRIVATE MARK." ,/, Timothy West, was charged with stealing ac Wom'bat, on 28th Inst, two bags of. chafT, valued at-12a iho pro* . porty of Seymour Apps. ..Mr; Hogaa appeared for the accused. ' " Seymour Apps, farmer, residing fit Wombat, said ho had somo bags of chaff at liis place. He had 27;baga aud a butt, which were at the stack where lie Was cutting chaff. The "bags were marked with black cotton stitch ed In the seams. On 28th Inst^ho . missed two bags of chaff and reported the matter to Constable Scott at Worn-. bat. This morning at the Wombat* Police station he saw the two bags' of chaff and there- identified them as ? his property in the presence of do-. . fondant. The two bags of chaff now In Court were the bags lie missed, but ' there had been some chaff taken out of one of them. Ho eawtheblack thread in the bags and that is the. mark that ho referred to. He valued the chaff...
ALLEGED OFFER OF PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
ALLEGED OFFER OF PEACE. A somewhat i.emarkablo story is re ported from Paris as the result of a conversation which a neutral journal ist is said to have had with Herr von RichUioffen, a German diplomatist, iu January last. Herr Richthoffen said: - "It is against England that we are fighting. Wo offered Franco and Russia peace on the basis of the cession of German Flanders to Germany, and the return of 10,000 Alsatian Frencli to France, while v/o Kept Mot*. We offered Rus sia the maintenance of the status quo heforo the war. Russia and France were wrong to reluso the terms, and wo must now impose our will upon them by force, . "It will ho necessary for Germany to attack Scrvia in order to seize the Sofia to Constantinople railway, which would enable Germany to establish communication with Turkey. Ger many lias promised Italy to obtain ad« vantages for her without fighting." PLEA. (By Dorthy Frunces McCrae.) When from your baby's sido you creep, Rojoicing in hia quiet sleep Of smiling...
SEARCHING FOR RAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
SEARCHING FOR RAIN. With its wonted solicitude for conn J try friends, the firm of John Bridge I and Co., desirous of alleviating, in some degree, the anxiety felt owing to the drought, recently communica ' ted with the Commonwealth Moteoro | iogist. The subjoined correspon I denco speaks for itself. Sydney, 19th March, H. A. Hunt, Esq., - Commonwealth. Mcfterologist, Cen tral Weather Bureau, Melbourne Dear Sir,-Thero 'is pretty general opinion prevailing that with the next now moon large area3 in Australia will benefit .by a considerable rainfall.; Would you mind letting us know if you have any data which in any way bears upon this? As you can easily Imagine, anything favorable to the . opinion referred to would be greatly welcomed 'by those who are suffering . through drought conditions. Yours faithfully, (Signed) JOHN BRIDGE & CO., Ltd Department of Home Affairs, Meteorological Bureau, Central Office, Melbourne, March 25th. Dear Sir,-I desire to acknowledge tlio receipt o...
Fatal Motor Smash MANAGING EDITOR KILLED. MR. "SNOWY" BAKER INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
Fatal Motor Smash j MANAGING'EDITOR KILLED. MR. "SNOWY" BAKER INJURED. Sydney, March 29th.-About 3.30 o'clock yesterday afternoon a motor car in which were seated Mr. R. L. Baker, the well-known boxing promo ter, Mr. Redmond, managing editor of the "Sun," and Engineer Lieut-Com mander Mackear and his wife, with Mr. Baker at the wheel were travel ling along the road from the Spit to Manly when one of the front tyres blow out. The machlno capsized and Mr. Redmond sustained a fracture of the skull, from which he subsequently died in a private hospital. Mr. Baker is now an inmate of a private hospital, but Is expected to he about In a few days, his Injuries amounting to severe bruises and shock. The othe r two occupants were only slightly injured, and were able t» pro , ceed to their homo.
THE RUSSIANS. GERMAN DIVISION SUFFERS. BIG BATTLE IN PROGRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 30 March 1915
THE RUSSIANS. GERMAN DIVISION SUFFERS. BIG BATTLE IN PROGRESS. London, March 2D.-A Petrograd of ficial statement announces that the | Gorman division suffered heavily ea&t of Slcsva Hlver, and, was obliged to abandon the first lino of trenches. v?1 German forces are talcing part in a big battlo at Wach, whero tho en emy is retreating. Discarded corres pondence containing letters complain ing of immense Iossea and starvation anu hopes of a speedy end o£ tho war, liavo been found.