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PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
PERSONAL j Mr. S. Blair, who for some years ? had charge of McHenry's Creek Pub llic School; left last-week to take charge 1 of a school In the Duq£0£- district. Bishop MoorhousCi .a. former -Bishop of Melbourne, and Irtter-BreHap'of Man chester, died In England.oa.Frlday. . The Belgian Consii!,}Mr/Watteeuw, will be present-at tho 'ppph-ing of '"the Belgian Bazaar at Marengo on- April 28th. Mr. J. Punt, of Quartz Itcc.^Hill, who has been inmate of orib'of the local hospitals for tho past six weeks. Is wq are sorry to state,'not making much progress towards recovery.
WOOL SALES—PROBABLE POSTPONEMENT. NO SHIPS AVAILABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
WOOL SALES^-RROBABLE .' POSTPONEMENT. '. ' . NO SHIPS AVAILABLE.' It has of lato becomo vory clear that there is a.dearth of freight 3tpamera la all the Australian seaports.. This may lead.to the -postponement o! wooi "auctions, as already a numbed of wool-1 buyers have expressed a disinclination ! to operate unless they can rely upon a : prompt transference of their purchases j to their destination'in Europe. In J the opinion of John Bridge, and Co, the Sydney woolbrokera, tho lack of steamers to tako to Europe wool, froz en meat, and our other products, may be. attributed to tho . urgent war re quirements of the British Government, coupled/with the needs of the Austra lian Government. The Arm's surmise is probably accur ate, as it is well-known that, up till Quito a recent date, the British Govern ment was using considerably over 3000 privately owned steamers. They have slnco requisitioned quite a num ber of other steamers, notably, all the best boats of tho Cunard, White Star, Fu...
Mr. J. C. Watson. CELEBRATES 48th BIRTHDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
tVJr. J. G. Watson. CELEBRATES -18th BIRTHDAY. Mr. John Christian Watson, cele brated his -iStli birthday on Friday last. Mr. "Watson was bofri at Valparaiso ar.-d educated at Oamaru N.Z. After leaving the Dominion ho came to New South Wales, securing work as a com positor in a city newspaper office. Ho subsequently ran witlf a batch of Lab or candidates who were distributed over tho constituencies of the State, and was elected a member for Young in 1894. For seven years lie repre sented that constituency; for thrett years of the time he was a member of the Public Works Committee. Ho entered the Federal House in 1903, and was re-elected in' 1903 and 1906, and during those years he led the La bor Party. What appeared to be tho goal of liis ambition .was readied in April, 1001, wheriVhpjj Ijq'pamo- Prime Minister and Treasurer' of tho Com monwealth-a position ho filled with marked ability. It a short'reign ^however, Jor.Mr| WatQpn> early retired from active politics to enter privat...
Sports at Thuddungra. MORE HELP FOR BELGIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Sijbrts: W;T!iut!dnngrai' w : ^ MORE HBLpTIfOR'. 'BELGIANS. A big tfay.'s .Yfflort have, been, arraa- &lt; ged-to' takc.-placo. on Wednesday,, of next week, 21st inst, in Mr. II. Pen son's paddock3 at "Pleasant Creek," Thuddungra. -For".;a -Ions time past tho residents Jji,,that vicinity have been hard at wprk organising and with tho secretarial duties in the capablo hands of Mr, 11, Heinrich, visitors to. the sports Vshpuld.hav.e a most en joyable time.'; A programme of 21 events has been arranged consisting of footraces*,tilting at.^be ring,, flag races .etc|- In addition, -there,will be,a bale of produce, guessing' competitions, etc. The ladles otjhe, district have a re freshment room;,-.on -the /ground,.at. which afternoon tea etc. may bo pro cured. , At night a* adjournment .will be made to the Thuddungra hall'wiiero a grand social.in.aid of the .same.pb-. ject will be-held., . it . Is hoped .that there will -be', a good roll-up from | the surrounding centres ot BJmbi, ...
Red Cross. PICNIC RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Red Gross. PICNIC RACES. A committee of ladles of Bed Cro^c has undertaken- to supply afternoon tea at the Picnic Race Club meeting on Thursday afternoon next proceeds . to bo devoted to the Motor-Ambulance Fund. . ^VVJU donors" of .cakes etc., kindly leavo same .with Mrs. Geo. Reynolds, on Wednesday, or very early on Thursday morale#. j Another "packing" will be made on Friday afternoon next.,',. Will those having parcels of worlc for the Red Cross or finished garment's for the Bel gians kindly leave same at the depot before then with their names attached. The hon. secretary ah-d treasurer beg to acknowledge receipt of 13/S from Mrs. Blair, being contributions £rom the children of McHenry's Creek. The Red Cross-loses a splendid -worker by &lt;ho promotion of Mr. and .Mrs. Blair to Uungog school. Mrs. Blair lias been a most constant helper since tho inauguration-of the society. On Thursday afternoon an informal but pleasant little send-off was arran ged by -the members of th...
Valedictory. REV. C. P. WALKDEN BROWN HONORED. GOING TO ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
.valedictory. - "BEV. C. P. WALKDEN BROWN HONORED. ' 'GOING to ORANGE. Last ovening a very largo assem blage filled the Epworth Hall to bid farewell to J.hc Hov. C.. P. "Walkden Brown,, who ior the past three years has ministered at the lodal Methodist Church, The hall watfuiost tastefully arranged, with small tables au&lt;l flow ers. During the evening presentations were made bojh to Mr. and Mrs. Brown; "Mr/ Brown was the recip ient of in'easy chair from tho con gregation, pnd Mrs. Brown received a handsome' clock ifrom members of tho Ladies' Church Aid Society, an-d a cut glass salad bowl standing on a silver plate from the choir, both of which Church activities she was a prominent member. In opening, Mr. Beard said he was pleased to see. such a large gathering. Three years ago they met to welcome Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Brown. Three years passed and now they had to take leave of them. They felt they could not let them go away without in some way showing the appreciation which t...
Land Hunger. YOUNG RACECOURSE HOMESTEAD FARM AREA. ABOUT 150 APPLICATIONS EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Land Hunger. YOUNG RACECOURSE&lt;HOMESTEAD FARMERS A. ABOUT ..'APPflLICATIONB . . ; . ..- ^pEcrm' The last day .forhiaklng application for tho 'homstead. Tarm £>f 120 acres .made availabla.by--the resumption;a!, portion ,,ot tliCf'JYouii^'VrhOQCbii^fie'.- Is. Saturday next. r S.o far'there'. ftgijllieon ,n great Inquiry" a£';the lo&lt;?al iabds"jo?!ice', and' It' ls/expebted/Ujfit. before 'tho time of closing* tbat',!Uic list of appli cants will reach. loO*'.,. The blo&lt;Sk is. situated, about four railcs from Young, and the land Iti sultablo for agricul ture gracing.
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Local Land Board. . The Young Local Land Board sitting concluded on Friday, before Mr. Day (Chairman), and Messrs. L. II. Tier neyand P. M. O'Connor. The follow ing cases were dealt with, In addition to those which we'published in last is Inquiry as to fulfilmcmt-.of. conditions. Sydney E. Pilon, S.Hj 13/15; 55 ac. . Waiver of Incurred forfeiture recom mended. : . \ John Thomas Bristol, S.H. 13/16, 26 acres 10 per.-Forfeiture recommended Claim in respect of fencing, C.L. Acts'. Patrick Nash, William O'Connell, pors. 1222 and 1224,'parish Young. £3 9s allowed for half share of fence. To reside on holding of another mem ber of Family, Sec. 175. J. J. MaioncyrH.S: 97-S. . . . Granted permission-. To reside off Holding, Sec. 179. Geo. Thompson, 12/1, 409 ac. Permission granted-..&lt; . Harold A.'Detane, ^Sett, Pur. 12/3 Avoca.-Gnw.ted. at 25/ per annum. Geo. Sanderson, Sett. Pur. 12/9, Av oca.-Granted at-15/lper annum,. ; ;
Koorawatha Belgian Fund. FIRST FIFTY POUNDS SENT TO CONSUL. SYSTEMATIC ARRANGEMENTS FOR COLLECTING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
) Koorawatha Belgian Fund. I FIRST FIFTY POUNDS SENT TO CONSUL. SYSTEMATIC ARRANGEMENTS FOB COLLECTING. Wo aro Informed by tho secretary of tho Koorawatha Belgian Fund that tho 'first instalment of £50 was sent away from Koorawatha last night, prln cipally as a result of special donations. Systematic collections are being tak« en up, whereby arrangemen-ts are be ing made for weekly, monthly, or quarterly subscriptions and It is inten ded to send regular contributions of £20 each month. A house to houso canvas is being made. It might bo mentioned that tho residents of Koora watha, who have only a comparatively small area to work upon owing to other districts coming close to their town, aro doing good work. Besides working for -the Belgian fund, the oth er patriotic funds are being kept well in sight, and very substantial sums have been- secured for these (funds. To assist tho funds a dance is to be held on Wednesday next and the committee are looking forward to a big. attend ance, as...
German Hotelkeeper. WHY THE LICENSE WAS REFUSED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
German Hotelkeeper. WHY THE LICENSE WAS REFUSED, The Premier oil Saturday made available the grounds of objection up on which a transfer of the license of the Imperial Hotel, Cowra, was refus ed to Mr. Peter Links, who is a Ger man by birth. Mr. Hoiman said that the main objections were contained in the following letter: Police Station, Cowra, . . March 31st, 1916. . The Chairman of the Bench of Licensing Magistrates, Cowra. Sir,->1 beg to object to the grant ing of the application of Mr. Peter Links ;for the transfer the pub lican's Hcenso for the Imperial Ho-" tel. situate Kendal street, Cowra, and In the said licensing district, from Charles Harry Percy Russell to himself, on the grounds:- (1) That the applicant is a German by birth, who having become a natur alised British subject, has recently returned from a visit to Germany, where he was in residence -soma months immediately prior to, and during the present European war, aiwl has lately returned to this State. (2) That app...
Heart on Wrong Side. OPERATION KILLS BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Heart on Wrong Side. OPERATION KILLS ?BOY. A threo year old boy, David Loin wand, died in a New York Hospital re cently a^ter the physicians, who had discovered that his heart was on the ,rlght side, had operated to remove the heart'pressure from" the' lung! Thd" boy who was the son of Samuel Leln wand, of No. 402 East Seventy^ei^hth street, au&lt;l the youngest of seven chil dren, bccame ill In November of pneu monia. The family physician -was called in, when It was decided that there were complications which could be better overcome at the hospital. An X-ray examination then showed the heart was on the -wrong side, an-d I the pressure against the lung had caused liquid matter to gather in the pleural cavity. Such was tho boy's condition that only au operation could save his life, and to perform it a local anaesthetic was given. The boy ap parently withstood the operation- nice ly, but shortly afterwards his heart action began to fall. Cases of dis placement of the heart ar...
Young Picnic Races. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Young Picnic Races. Weights for the Young-Picnic Races to be held on Thursday' next.- First raco to start at 1.30' p.m. . . MAIDEN PLATE-Seven-furlongs. ' ???'? ' ? rt:lb. . ? ? Wlnola :10 13 "Sa^hligUt 10 12 ' Yahtorllla .......... 10 11 Uninoor .10 11 GRASS FED STAKES-6 furlongs. Trouen . 10 ' 7 :: Silvette .. .. iv .. .. 10 7 l-.r'Kfln .V .riv .C:'..:i0- Yi' - ... >THE BRACELET-7 furlongs. .. Pernlcies' y.. ,v 12 2 Maranta .; .. ..11 12 - Zablna ... .. ..... ..1012 -Maygo .. .. 10 10 Jinny Carvel . .. . . 10 7 Tugs .. ... . ; .. ,.10 6 Infinity .. .. ..10' 2 Winola .... .1 .. .. 10 0 Sashlight .. .. ... .. 10 0 . .GRASS EATERS' CUP-7 furlongs. Trouen .. .. ... .. .. 10 12 Miss SwiYan .. .. .. .. 10 10 lolantbe .. .: .. .... 10 10 Murrtngo .......... 10 7 Sllvotto .. .. .. .. .. 10 0 BURRANGONG PICNIC B.C. CUP. About 1 mile 120 yds. . Precision;.......... 12 5' . Pernlcies..-.. &lt;. .V '.l 12 0' Maranta'........ &lt;; 11 . 9 .. Zablna .. . . '.. . . ..1010 Mayg...
Death of Mr. W. B. Smith. A WELL-KNOWN PASTORALIST. BROTHER OF MR. C. SMITH, OF YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Death of Mr. W. B. Smith. A WELL-KNOWN PASTORALIST. &nbsp; BROTHER OF MR. C. SMITH, OF YOUNG. Mr. William Burton Smith, a former owner of Darbalara station, Gunda- gai district, for 35 years, died in Syd- ney last week, aged 66 years. Decea- &nbsp; sed was an old member of the Union Club, and one of the oldest members of the Australian Jockey Club. His first wife was a Miss Mary Vyn- er, daughter of the late Frederick Wheeler Vyner, of Tumut. There were four children of this marriage viz., Mr. H. Burton Smith, of Falcon- bridge; Mrs. Thomas Bowling, of Ara- watta, Inverell; Mrs. F. A. F. Mc- Carthy, of Moss Vale; and Mrs. H. D. &nbsp; White, of Bondi, at present in England. &nbsp; His second wife survives him, was Miss Violet Johnson, youngest daugh- ter of the late David Frederick John- ston, of Queensland, and Mrs. John- ston, now of Sydney. Four brothers and four sisters also survive him, viz., Messrs. Charles Smith, of Young; Ar- thur Smith, of Mo...
Old Morongla Resident Dead. MR. GEORGE LANGFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
Old Morongla Resident Dead. MR. GEORGE LANGFIELD. &nbsp; The death is reported from Morongla of Mr. George Langfield, one of the very oldest residents of the district. He had been suffering from an internal complaint, for about two years. The late Mr. Langfield who had reached the age of 60 years resided for 40 years in the Moronglar district, where he was much respected. He was always to the front in any matters pertaining to the advancement of the community. For years he occupied the position of Church Warden and Parochial Coun- cillor in the Anglican Church of which he was a member. He was one of the first two delegates chosen to represent the local branch at the F.S.A. in Syd- ney, and was an active member for a number of years. Besides his aged parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Langfield who still reside at Morongla a widow and family of four, sons and two dau- ghters are left to mourn, viz., Jack (Western Australia), James (Cudgelo), Harry G. and Sydney and Mrs. S. W. Brien (M...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 13 April 1915
IN MEMORIAM. UPTON.—In loving memory of James Corrie Upton, who passed away at Young, on 12th April (Easter Sunday), 1914. A sudden change—at God's command he fell; He had no time to bid his friend's farewell; The summons came without a warning given, That bade him haste to meet his God in Heaven. —Inserted by his loving Wife, Sons &nbsp; and Daughters. &nbsp;