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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
"Commonwealth JfeBank of Hustralfa HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY nk Baak U opao for «Q dum of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS* 8TANWAY HOU8H, KING STREET, SYDNEY Iiift it (habtm, Melbourne. Adel*!d* Perth, Uobirt, Orbbirt#, BocklumpUin, TowdjtUIi ud Londca &lt;MU naltUaees nadft to, and dr*(ta drawn oa /orflfis ffactt direct Fortlrn bUlJ BtffOtUted and . ooD&lt;eUd. Lat!«n ot credit Utued to any part'ot thi woild. BilU negotiated or Jc?wirded fct eolltttloa. Banking aad Exchange Builom of ere// description transacted within tho Ocmraco " VttJtt), United Kingdom and abroad. Current uxounu eptaod. Inurnt paid oa fixedd»pc«JtA. Adnsoe| rod* tftlin approved aesoiUIea. SAVINGS DANK DEPARTMENT . - - (UK, Branch OfHool 80 CAOTLCRCAQH CYnWET (top of Mooro Ot), CYDmE?V. BitiJiM la Hit «£ot> dUtl tod 2,000 Ag»hcloo a» Peat Office* tbroofbont l£t Oommoaw&lt;V**> 0 Deposit* from 11- to £S00. Intereat At SX PW onnum.^ ,, ' D«|»«vttS or WMhdrmwalo w&z? fc» ondt at any Onocb or...
Skilled Surgeons. FOR COUNTRY SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Skilled Surgeons. FOR COUNTRY SERVICE. Sydney, Tuesday.-In his report to the Governor, the Minister tor Pub lic Health foreshadows n State drug factory. Details of initial cost are now being Considered. Referring to operative surgery at country hospitals Mr.-. Flowers says:-"An important reform I (have in view will- place at the disposal of country hospitals the sorvlces ol skilled "surgeons from the metropolis. Country people are fre quently referred to Sydney by their medical advisers for operative sur gery entailing serious risks. There is no reason why the country should be at this disadvantage, and I propose to subsidiso surgeons of repute to go and perform operations on the spot" Drastic actfon regarding misleading medical advertisements is contempla ted by the Board of Health. The Min ister states: "Appliances of various kinds falsely held out as curative have been withdrawn from the market un der the operation of the Pure Food Act. . Special action is being taken in connecti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
GOOD COUGH MIXTURE. Famous Recipe Used in Thousands of Homes. "Myself and family use Mean's Essencc for making cough mixture. We find it splendid and cheap."-A. J. Frazer, Tonequinae, N.S.W. " Have used several bottles Iican's Essencc, and find it best cough and cold remedy I have ever tried, as tveil as a money-saver."-i'Ycdk. Hay man, Clarendon, N.S.W. I lean's Ks^ence-for preparing Rood home made cough mixture-is used in thousands of Australian homes. It is such a splendid remedy for alt family coughs and colds nnd saves so much money-io/. on every bottle used-that wherever it is tried folks are delighted with it Get a bottle from your chemist or store to day, and add sweetening and water as directed. If it does not prove the finest cough remedy for general family purposes you have ever used, send me the empty bottle and packet, and I will, promptly return your money in full. . The saving is yours-the risk is mine. Hean's Essence at most chemists and stores, or post free on recei...
North Sydney Shooting Case. TRIAL OF SPRATT. SENTENCE OF DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
North Sydney Shooting Case. TRIAL OF SPRATT. SENTENCE OF DEATH. Gortrude Ruth. Solina Spra'tt, 21 was shot at North Sydney on November. 17 and on Tuesday morning at tho Cen tral Criminal Court, Darlinglmrst, be fore Sir William Cullcn, her husband, Charles James Spratt, 25, v.*a3 charged having murdered her. Ho plea ded not guilty. Evidence was -given by witnesses called iby tho Crown Prosecutor that tho -accused and 'ills wifo -were not liv ing together, "their marriage having been kept secret. Mrs. Spratt had been to a picnic on November 17th, and in tho evening ho called to. see her at her .sister's place in Burton street, 'North Sydney* Aftor a 'con versation, shots were heard, and Spratt and his wifo were found In a wounded condition. They wero taken to tho hospital. Where Mrs. Spratt xlied a few hours later. Tho accused, in a state went to the police said; "I .wanted to shoot myself tnts afternoon, but my wife promised to meet me. She did not turn up. She has been fooling mo a...
30 Millions Fighting. FEARFUL FIGURES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
30 Millions Fighting. FEARFUL FIGURES. It is possible that the average man in the street does not appreciate the tact that at the present moment there ure nearly 30,000,000 human 'beings in the civilised world who are eitlier flying oft one another's throats or get tins ready to do so. As far as can toe judged from the very scrappy in formation that has ibeen coming to Utand during the present war, irom a "hundred and one Sources, this Is the grand total, and a rough estimate is made up as follows: Germany ... .. .. 8.000,000 Russia. 5,000,000 France;... 4,000,000 Austria .. r 3,500,000 Great Britain .. 3,000,000 Italy 1,000,000 Turkey 900,000 Bulgaria .; 800,000 Roumania 760,000 Greece. 750,000 / Servta .. .. 500,000 . Montenegro 250,000 Total 28,450,000 \ These are 'the land forces. Adding the personnel of the navies of all these Powers, together witfh itlie regiments of marines, or similar soldier sailor troops, another million &lt;and a half or so may be added, so that w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 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 Good Fringe Rus, newest patterns, 7/6, 10/6, 12/6 Excellent Value, 30 specials, 15/, 17/6,19/6 The Ruf£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 Cases, 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 siw ' made, from 5/11 each. Overcoats for Ladies and Gentlemen, for little Boys and Girls. Bedrock Prices Always the Rule....
The Dardanelles REMARKABLE REPORT. SULTAN TO OPEN STRAITS. TURKISH FLEET LACKS COAL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
The Dardanelles REMARKABLE REPORT. SULTAN TO OPEN STRAITS. TURKISH FLEET LACKS COAL. The Constantinople correspondent of Uio "Dally Chronicle" has sent a re markablo report to London of the con dition of. Constantinople. Ho states that on Wednesday last tho* Turkish Government posted pro clamations at Pera, tho European sub urb of Constantinople, and in tho mos ques of Stambul, announcing that tho 'warships of Franco and Great Britain would Shortly arrive in tho Bospliorus as tho Sultan was opening tho Dar danelles to give a free passage to the foreign warships. The rlfrafl of tho capital have been sent to concentration camp3 in Anil itolia,. The Greek populaco of the city is terrified, fearing a general mas-, sa'cre, but tho Government is doing its i best to prevent an Anti-Christian ris-! Ing. . The Turkish Fleet has not been mo bilised, owing to lack of coal, but des perate efforts are being made to patch tho G*ooben. A cofferdam lias been built round her to enablo the workmen to...
GENERAL NEWS. WAR FORECAST. END ON APRIL 27th. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
GENERAL NEWS. WAR FORECAST. END ON APRIL 27tn. Numerous Inquiries havo been mado as to the identity of -the latest pro phet who has ventured to forecast as to the probable duration of tJie war. I-Ila name is Count Hugo Bascheri, and ills prediction 'is "that the war will end on April 27th, and that the dawn of peaco will bo marked by the aulcido of the Kaiser. Ho ia an Italim, with something of tlio quality Caglla3tro. i-rt is elated that &lt;on July 31st at 9.30 .in the evening, he 'was holding a spir itual seanco in Paris. Ho suddenly stooped and proclaimed that the very moment ho was speaking to a promin 1 ent French (politician, Who was being .assassinated.- The next day tho wholo world rang with the news of the assassination oJ M. Jaures. gen eral officer, a well-known painter, and two ladies vouch for the truth of this Incident. It seems too, that -whilo In Chili, in 190G, be foretold the earth quake which was to dovastito San tiago.
GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
GOOD BOADS ASSOCIATION. Tlio^Millicms Club l»a3 awakened a J lively interest in this in many parts of tho State, but what about this district? Tho motor man "with tho light two seater car skipn over our roads uncom plainingly, but it's no reason why nil and sundry Bhouldnot bo considered, unless, liko Mr. 11. Macansh, a Queens land squatter, wo all equip ourselves with a Humborotto 2-seator ear (agents, Tho Motor Houso Ltd., Balfour Street, Sydnojy Prico £190). Speaking to n prominent Brisbane paper, !i&lt;i said "af ter 1500 miles in.a Ilumberoftc, tho com fort of tho car astonished me, and I can give it- tho greatest praiso for re liability, and for economy in petrol."
CANARY SINGS IN TRENCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
CANARY SINGS IN TRENCHES. A private of 'the 2nd Rifle Brigade ^-writes to a friend in Scliedfield, Hants: Our' only companion (In die trench es) is a little canary we rescued from a, -deserted house, "which had been al most to atoms. On the cago was a ticket, "Please look after this littlo btrd." It had made itself quite at home with us. When wo leave the 'trenches we hand it over to the next regiment'. So you may guess It's ma'de quite a fuss of. Last tlmo wo went -into the trenches our canary was almost black tliroug the smoko from the shell fire, but it seems as cheenful as ever. I would so much like to geit It home to you. It's awfully funny, but while the shells are whiz sing over our canury takes no notice, and sings beautifully. Two days ago ?we had another visitor, a poor old sheep dog. fbllnd In one eye. Wo made ft quite .welcome, arid fed it. When wo loft the trenches it followed us in the dark for about half a milo and Uion we lo£>t it. Our canary is sticking it like t...
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Local Land Board. A mooting of tho Local Land Boaid for tho Land District of Young will fro hold In tho Court HoUse at Yountf, on tho 8th April, 1915, at 10 a.m., wiien tho following cases will be consider ed. Consideration. Conflicting applications for Crown Lease-Area N. 1708,"'parish of Gunge* walla. R. T. L. Suminor/leld, S.H. unnura-i bored, 805 acres. '. " . Violet M, Spring'tUorpe.r S.H. /!':, 2 ae. 2rd. 20p. v Alfred Friend,, S.H. /14, acros. Herbert' Chas. Ap^s./ G.U. /W, ?7 acres. ' - . Jas. Sole, H.S, /2y. ; iMJchael O'Meara, H.S.,, 29a. 3r. 30p. Donald C^ Barry, R.L. 13/1» 4a. lr., 2Gp. . B. C. Withers, J.P. 14/2, la. 2r. 28p. Geo. H. A. Brown, I.P.,' /3, 2 acres, Anastatla Bellaniy, I.P.; /4,.- '? Patrick J. 0%Brlen, Sp. LSQ. 14/26, 14} acres. John T. Williams, Sp. Lse., /23, 283 acres. ; . . . . ? Chas. Loiterton, junr., Sp. Lse., /28, 283 acres.- \ : Trustees 1?. C.' Church (per Rev. T. O'Conncll), Rd. Pur. 14/65. . Spencer E. Lemoa, Rd. Pur.'/63l " Australian Bank of...
St. John's Church EASTER DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
St. John's Church (From the' parish Paper)..,. EASTER DAY. Holy Communion will be administer ea at-S,-J^hA.Wat -7i30 li/m. i (not 8 a.m. as usually), and at 11 a.m. May 1 we remind all of. the Easter obligation | to communicate on this day, and to ! ask as many as possibly can, to come to the early celebration, so as not to unduly prolong *th&-service at it a.m., as well as to provide an oppor tunity of coming fasting which It .Is our duty to do, it wo can. There will I bo a celebration at 9 a.m. at Wom bat. Children's Service will be-fit: 3 I p.m., and full choral evensong and I sermon at 7.30 p.m. 1
GIFT TO THE CHOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
GIFT TO THE CHOIR. A Church member who wishes £d ref main unknown has donated eighteen new Cathedral Prayer Books for the use of the'choTr.'" We may say the gift is a very valuable one, as well as usoful, ftnd this^gencrosfty-:so unos tentatious-is really very much appre dated. Who'will'imitate? ' There : are five windows yet to be filled in with stained glosa; Hero is a chance I for a very beautiful memorial, as- well as a mo^t helpful improvement ot the beauty of the Church Building
ANXIOUS MOMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
ANXIOUS MOMENTS'. I One of the most anxious* times of a I mothor's lifo is when hor llttlo' ojhefc have croup. There Js'no other medi cine so effective In this :t'orriblo mal ady as Dr. Sbeldon'o Now Discovery.. It can be safely given and depended upon. No mother should over bo with-, out a bottle in tho house. Price 1/6. and 3/. Obtainable at W. P. Wood en's. Young.
TWO AMONGST MANY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
TWO AMONGST MANY. The following' Icttora will int«r«ti many of our readers:- . From Mr.. H. Jewell, . G5 Richmond: b Terrace, Richmond, Vic. . V - "Some months ago ono of my kid- > noys was severely bruised by a fall'Of rt»ck wnlist working on tho sewerage: contract, and 1 was laid up and help-' less for several weeks. The pain I suffered was excruciating. I could not' out or sleep, and bpcamo'very weak, mid despondent; more especially when the doctors who wero attending mo. failed to do me fcny good, and only made matters worse by telling: tne that I should never be ablo to do any! laborious work again. I was so bad that four doctors were in attendance upon me. -Falling to get relief' from medical men, 1 at last decided to try If Warner*!} Safo Cure would boneflt me. I little thought that it would re store me to health, but it did so In a' Very short time. I took in all about, seven bottlc^ful of tho medicine, when I was up and back at my work again' on the sewerage contract, wh...
Appalling Life. GERMAN SUBMARINES. EIGHT HOURS AT PERISCOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
^jjjpallin^ Life. GERMAN SUBMARINES. EIGHT noons AT PERISCOPE. London, Montiay.-Commander Han sen, of. tho U1G Interviewed at Kiel, stated that each German submarine had a definite area. His area recent ly was the Channel. Ho had been out 21 days, but declined to say whother this was a record. The Germans, ho said, are" gradually learning methods of submarine, war fare. The work 1s very trying to the nerves, as tho air is heated, and be comes poor, and mixed with tho odors of tho oil. The atmosphere is fear ful and overpowering, sleepiness often attacks now men, who require the utmost will power to remain awake. Sometimes newcomers do not eat for threo days, 'because they do not want to loso a moment's sleep. The bad air also produces"flea ?sickness. Tlioro ? are no fires aboard submarines, be cause they burn oxygen. Tho crew , eat always, cold food, rto avoid waste a! electric power. The submarine is steered by chart and compass. "I hav© sometimes stood for eight "hours, with ray e...
Lightning Kills Colts FOUR STRUCK DEAD. STORM DAMAGE IN THE WEST. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 1 April 1915
Lightning Kills Golts FOUR STRUCK DEAD. STORM DM1 AGE IN THE WEST. Molong, Wednesday.- Tuesday's .rain in this district cau3ed a great deal of damage at outlying parts, where miles of fencing were washed away in the Cumnock, Loombah, Cook amidgera and Larras Lako districts by swollen creeks. For the third time this year tho rain fell in torrents, and Invaded several buildings. At Boree tho .downpour was in tho nature of a waterspout, two inches of rain falling within 20 minutes. Tho whole coun tryside at Cookamidgera is swamped, and it is estimated that only one in 60 acres is above water. The storm was accompanied by viv id lightning and deafening thunder, tho former having wonderful color effects. Four colts were struck dead by light ning at Mr. C. Stevens' "Early Bird," Farm at Larras Lake. Another colt feeding close by escaped unscathed. Tho dead animals presented an un canny appearance, sitting on their haunches liko statues. They were valued n't between £70 and £80.