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THE BELGIANS. NEW WAY OF RAISING MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
THE BELGIANS. .NEW WAY OP RAISING MONEY. Melbourne, Monday.-Belgian Flag Day In the city and suburbs wad a huge success. The city returned £3000, and it is expected that an equal amount will 'be received from the sub utba. The only expense Incurred -was in the purchasing of hal£ u million pap er Hag's at 1/3 per thousand. The money paid into tue bank -weigh ed 15 cwt.
NORTON-GRIFFITHS. CONTRACT SIGNED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
NORTON-GRIFFITHS. CONTRACT SIGNED.' Sydney, Tuesday.-The final -agree- . ment between the State and Norton- f Griffiths "has 'been signed, and sealed. The agreement provides lor .preference to unionists. The schodulo of work includes several works not yet sanc tioned by Parliament. .The agree ment provides that they can carry out works to a total amount of £10,000,000.
DID YOU KNOW THIS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
DID YOU KNOW THIS. i. Never boforo in. tho history of tho | world has steel been turnad to so many economic uses. In America j \ they aro using railway carriages made . completoly of pressed steel, and, of I course, tlieir steel skyscrapers aro I .world famous. Possibly stool lias boon i put to.no better use than in the male-1 Ing of stamped steel ceilings. Not on ly aro more artistic,-more beautifu!, raoro permanent offsets possible, but ; tho saving In freight and transport ! charges aro enormous. In addition, It seems that skilled labour is . not re quired in tho erecting, an item of in terest to every man in. tho country. Wundorlich'o Limited of Sydnoy, tho pioneers of the steel celling, have pub lished a booklet, "Ceilings for'the Home," that gives one a splendid idea of the steady growth of this material for internal and external use.
WHEAT STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
WHEAT STEALING. Ardlethan, Tuesday.-Cfcds. Oak- j root was chargcd at the local jiollco court with Slaving stolen a qaant.lty of wheat from the grain shad at Bockotn. Evidcnco was given that a deficiency of 44 bushels was reported by this re ceiving agent. . TUio police fotmd a ' bag of wheat in accuscd'a house, nod [also a number of empty rbags. Ac»cus [ cd pleaded guilty, and elected to ho | dealt with summarily. A flno o.* £10 or three montliB' imprisonment M-as I imposed.
"The Fifteens." WHY THE YEAR WILL BE GLORIOUS FOR BRITAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
"The Fifteens." WHY THE YEAR WILL BE GLOR IOUS FOR BRITAIN. 1015! You may bo sure it will bo a ! glorious year for Britain's Empire! The fifteens, right through our coun try's history, havo "been unique; no o'thor series of years can show any thing like their fame and glory. England itscflf had just well got into its stride aa a now kingdom exact ly ono thousand years ago, 915, when Alfred's,son, Edward tlie Elder,, had, for the first time in its history, brought all the Saxon kingdoms under one swny, and mado himself the Arc*, real ruler of nil England. But the Danes still held much power over the fivo chief towns of the Midlands, from which they had never been dislodged, viz., Derby, Stamford, Nottingham, Leicester, and Lincoln. It was in 915 that King Edward over came the resistance of these towns, and so mado England one harmonious wholo as his own land. I UNDER THE VIKINGS. ! The year 1015 found our country dis tracted again by the ravaging Viking hordes from Scandinavia. But I...
The Hereafter. AN EXPLODED DOCTRINE. ARCHDEACON OAKES' BELIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
The Hereafter. AN EXPLODED DOCTRINE. ARCHDEACON OAKES' BELIEF. Referring1 in a sermon in Mudgee to tho hereafter, Archdcacon Oakos, of Holy Trinity, Kelso said: "My own conclusions are that there Is no break. in the continuity of our existence, and that the future life Is one of unending progress. Tho body roturns to the dutft, but there is in tho natural the gorm of tho spiritual body. A perfect soul and spirit must dwell in a perfect body. Tho old theory that tho actual body of our humilia tion, in a sublimated form, would bo tho future home of our awakened soul and spirit, which would remain in a , state of unconsciousness until tho day.j of judgment, is now, I think, pretty 1 well exploded. Tho author of I. Cor-1 xv. certainly did not believe that. Most I of us have como back to tho old belief j in an intermediate state, which wo know and tfilnk of as the Paradise of1 j God. We believe in a church mill I tnnt on earth, a elm roll expectant in I ParadlBG, a church triumphant in H...
France's Army. 2,500,000 AT FRONT. TWO MILLIONS WAITING. "HEALTH EXCELLENT." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
I France's Army. 2,500,000 AT FRONT. -TWO MILLIONS WAITING. "HEALTH EXCELLENT." Instalments of tho 'French official re view of the war continue to bo publish ed in Paris. The latest section deals with tho present composition of the French army. It states that the French army has been rejuvenated..on a largo scale by tho promotion of young commanders. Tho average ago of general officers has been lowered ten years. Old generals at 'the lieud of large commands in Aug ust havo been ffnidualJy eliminated. Some have fallen out through the phy sical strain of the war, while others havo been given appointments to Ter ritorial commands. Each regiment has now 48 commissioned and non commissioned officers, and every unit is at war strength, the companies of many regiments nurnlier/ng 250 officers and men. Franco lias at the present moment 2,500,000 men at tho front, and 1,250, 000 in depots, ready to repair wastage, apart from 500,000 men of the 1915 class. Tho army has become war hardened, an...
COMMERCIAL. RECORD JAPANESE WOOL SHIPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
COMMERCIAL. RECORD JAPANESE WOOL SHIPMENT. As "a "buyer of wool no fault can be found with Japan this season, Last week's Japanese mail steamer' took away a record Shipment ifrom the port of Sydney of ?over 11,000 bales of svool. Commenting on this nmtter. Winch combe Carson, Ltd. point out that Jap anese competition has been no small .factor in keeping wool values on sat isfactory levels. Exports to Japan to date since the 1st July, total 46,214 bales-considerably more tlmii twice tho quantity Shipped during tho whole of the "previous year. Pine merino wools of good length have command ed the lions'-share ofthe biddings ou this account, but low grade skirtings have also been purchased heavily. "Up to tho end of December, crosabreds were (taken freely tout-an embargo on the exportation of this grade, announc ed early in January, prevented further .business. This bar to trade wis however recently lifted and crossbred purchases have been resumed.
Australia's Help. TOTAL OF 60,000 TROOPS. LONDON PRESS ARTICLES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Australia's Help. TOTAL OF 60,000 TROOPS. LONDON PRESS ARTICLES. Prominence is given by the newspap ers to Great 'Britain's acceptance oC , Australia's offer to -send a further con tingent of 10,000 troops, thus makiufi 1 a total of 60,000. Australia's fii^t-con tingent comprised 20,000 men, sinco When there have been two additional qudtaa &lt;of 10,000 each, as well as light horse detachments. The balance is made up of tlie additional 3,000 men a month which the .Commonwealth ha3 agreed to supply).*
SENTENCED TO DEATH. HIS SECOND MUHDER TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
SENTENCED TO DEATH. ?HIS SECOND MUHDER TRIAL Sydney, Tuesday.-At tho Central Criminal Court to-day Joseph Henrj Arthur Charles Clayton, 32 years or ago, was found guilty of having mur dered Sarah Ann Sullivan aged a married woman, ut Darlinghurst. It was stated in ovldenco ?that Clayt°" had been living at Sullr^an'a Intermittently for two years. woman "was found shot dead on ruary 11th. Sullivan, who fering from a bullet wound, was ly^S near horbody; ho had proviouslyboen heard to threaten to "Do for her.' ' a statcrmont from tho dock Claytoa said that tho woman fired a revolve shot at him, and ho know no more tu ho regained consciousness. ft wa, stated that Clayton had -been ch\WSe« with tho murder of a wan somo y^r ago, but ho was acquitted. Sontonco of death was pronoun cod.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
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