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Young District School BELGIAN FUND COLLECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Young District School BELGIAN FUND COLLECTIONS. It is gratifying to report that tho people havo responded handsomely to tne appeal for iunds ior the starving Belgians, initiated'at our Voung Dis trict School. Last week the sum of £6 17a £>d was forwarded to the secre taries-Messrs. Hunter and Beavis. l:his week tiio children have collected up to Thursday (to-day) tho splendid sum ot tiO lus lu&d. All amounts are not yeL brought in. it Is from ouly 62 collectors that monies havo been received, so that the total should be swollen to about £10 for this week. Special praise should be ex tended to Miss Minnie Phillips who has collected altogether the largo sum of £4 lis 3id. It was not intended, when the school fund was started, that children should go from shop to shop and door to door to collect; but it was thought an excellent idea for each child to be encouraged to do some small service for the heroic Belgians. Their own penny heading the weekly nst in their collection boo...
PHOSPHOROUS POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
PHOSPHOROUS POISONING. Dubbo, Tuesday.-A girl named Eva Lowe, resident in Darling street, Dub* bo, was admitted to the Dubbo dis trict Hospital on Sunday night, suffer ing from phosphorous poisoning. An, emetic had been >taUen before arrival at tlio hospital, and it Is expected the girl .will recover.
FIRE AT MARSDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
FIRE AT MARSDEN. On Itlio morning of lDth March, a Are broke out 'In a four-roomed cottago at Marsden, tho property of Mr. A. A. Hoidtman. It appears that two bio* thers-in-Iaw of Heidtman named ttea don, -were camped near the cottage, and that they boiled a billycan at the place at about 11 p.m. on tlie 18th March, and afterwards retired to their camp. About 3 a.m. they .ware awakened by 'the roar of tho fire/Tho property -was purchased by Mr. Heidt man in November last, and was in sured In tho Scottish Union Co. for n&0. The owner valued tho houso at £200.
ANOTHER WAGGA FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
ANOTHER WAGGA FIRE. j Wagga, Tuesday.-A weatherboard ' cottage in Forsytho street, Newtown, was destroyed by lire on Saturday night. Tho blaze started in a ibedroom during ?the absence ot the family. Tho house was owned and occupied by Leonard Stelner. .The water supply from a 3in. service pipe off the largo main In Baylis street, &lt;i quarter of a mile distant, -was bad, and -when the firemen ran out the hose tho "water would not spread more than half a doz en feet from the nozzle, and the fire men "had to stand helplessly round and watch tho complete demolition of tho building. Only, three brick chimneys were loft standing.
GUIDED BY A DOG. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
GUIDED BY A DOG. When Itay Burrett, a young, man of Yalgogrin, near WQAZ Wyalong, was thrown .from bis horse, and badly injured, his dog raced to a neighbor's house, and behaved so strangely that the family followed it to whero Burrett was lying unconscious. He was taken to the local hospital.
Death on H.M.A.S. Australia. ORDINARY SIGNALMAN OSCAR NIXON. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Death on U.A& Australia. ORDINARY SIGNALMAN OSCAR NIXON. A message from H.M.A.S. Australia announces the death from pneumonia, on Marcli 25th, of Ordinary Signalman Oscar Nixon, of Tipperary, near Young N. S. Wales. The above brief message was receiv ed at the Witness Olllce yesterdiy morning aud when the sad news contained therein was made known to residents around town, the mos t gen uine sympathy was expressed for Mr. and Mrs. Nixon, of lipperary Public School, in the bereavement caused by the passing away of their son. Tho deceased lad some few years ag-o held u position in the Young Branch of the Government Savings Bank, but when the Royal Australian Navy was von stitutod he entered as a cadet on H.M.A.S. Tingara," where he got on so well that lie qualified for the rank of Signalman. When war broke out, however, he was transferred to H. M. A. S. Australia, and -was, so far as is known on that ship until Ills death. He was a quiet lad, with high educa tional attainments,...
Problem of Drink. PROHIBITION PROPOSED. MR. LLOYD GEORGE SYMPATHETIC. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Problem of Drink. PROHIBITION PROPOSED. MR. LLOYD GEORGE SYMPATHE TIC. A deputation representing the lead ing shipbuilders of the United King* dom waited on tho Chancellor of the Exchequer (Mr. Lloyd George) on Tuesday, and urged tlio closing of pub lic houses and chibs In areas where munitions of war are being manufac tured. The -speakers asserted that the average tlino worked in tho ma jority of yards despite day and night work, was seven days below the nor mal before tho war. Eighty per cent of the loss -was due to drink. In one instance a buttle ship requiring im mediate repairs .was delayed for a whole day because the riveters wore drinking. A mere curtailment of the opportunities for obtaining drink would not meet the problem. Mr. Lloyd George said that ho had a growing conviction that nothing but root-and-branch methods would Ijo of the slightest avail. If they were going to settle German militarism they must first settle the drink prob lem. His own information on the sub jec...
SPORTING TIPS FOR DONCASTER HANDICAP. (By "Monday.") [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
SPORTING TIP8. FOR DONCASTER HANDICAP. (By VMontJoy.") 1.GAHLIN. 3. giru: 2. ALECONNER. SYDNEY CUP. CISCO or WISHING CAP. Sir Vice a good outside chance. COOTAMUNDRA TROTTING CLUB. Following aro tlio handicaps for tho aVovo meeting, to bo hold on April Oth Novice Unhoppled Handicap, 1J inile3 -Chorry, Clotho, Harry, Mergal, Lady Alma, scratch; Thelma C., C sees, blid.; Comet, 7-sees. Mid. Plying Handicap, 1 mile.-Fair Lady, scr.; Daisy Huon, 1 sec. blid.; Welling ton and Burlington Chief, 2 sees, bhd; Van Huon and Boori King, 3 sees, blid; Mario Bells, 5 sees. Wid. Unhoppled Handicap, 2 miles. - Comet, Indicator, Ostic, Master Acme, scr.; Kitty and Elbo, 3 sees, bhd; Lady Love, 5 sees, blid,; Undo Sam 8 sec, bhd.; Dolly Grey, .12 sees, bhd.; Dark ness, 15 sees. bhd. Trial Handicap, 9 ,furlongs.-Osier, Comet, Miouta, scr.; Lady Mauritius, Brown Boy, Lady Unis 1 sec. bhd; El mo Chief, 2 sees, 'bhd.; Uttle Ginger, 2 sees, bhd.; Killarney Cliiues, 2 sees, bhd. Cootamundra Handicap, 1J m...
Trespassing Dogs MEANS OF DESTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Trespassing Dogs MEANS OF DESTRUCTION. Dogs are at 'Limes a great nuisanco I to sheep farmers, especially wheu 1 they have a liking to worry sheep. The law has, thereforo, been evoked to deal with this evil, and accordingly the owner o£ the sheep has a right con ferred ou him of either claiming com pensation for their loss or iujury, and In addition to this civil remedy he is authorised to destroy any dog attack ing any animal on his land, and is also at liberty to lay poisoned -bait on Uia .property. Ay far as poisoned bait 'is concerned, the Native Dogs Des truction Act, 1002, provides that tho occupants of any laud stocked with sheep, cattle, or baits on -such land but no sucli occupant being a lessee of Crown lands is authorised to lay baits 'within three-quarters of a mile from any public road or track used 'by travelling stock. No occupant of free hold land is to lay poisoned baits with in 100 yards of any boundary thereof. In a caso .whore land Is intersected by a public road...