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CURRENT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
CURRENT NEWS. ELECTORAL MISDEMEANOUR. At tho. Goulburn Pollco Court on Monday, Jolir.' Reynolds was fined 5/ and costs on a charge of having wlt : nessod an electoral claim without hav ing satisfied Himself by enquiry from tho claimant that tho statement con tallied In tlio claim "was truo.
An Interesting Letter. THE TURKS ATTACK ON EGYPT AN ABSOLUTE ROUT [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
An Interesting Letter. THE TURKS ATTACK ON EGYPT AN ABSOLUTE ROUT Writing to Mr. H. P. Cooke, of Ardnaree, Young, Mr. Coolie, junior, who is at present with tho Australian troops in Egypt forwards some in teresting items with regard to life Jn Egypt, also mentioning tho Turkish attack on Suez, which ho states, result ed ID an absolute rout. The following aro extracts from letters rcceivod: Mena Camp, Fob. 18.-Last Saturday we got a hurried warning that wo were about to move and we packed up.overy thing, left Abassieh about 1.30 'and arrived here (15 miles) absolutely done, about 6.30. Wo should not have felt it so much in the ordinary way but wo were only a woek off the boat and had had no marching and it is asphalt all the way. Have not yot had a chance to go up so on Sunday aftornoon. Yesterday I had leave and went to tho Continent al lor lunch. I foun&lt;l M. (a cousin) in high delight as she'd just got a wire irom her husband to say that ho was coming up that afternoon, ...
General News. A £25,000 CONFLAGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
, General News. A £25,000 CONFLAGRATION. One of tho largest and most disas trous. Area In tho history oZ Tamworth occurred on Sunday morning. Ex tensive store premises, occupied by Mossrs. P. G. Smith and Co. wore gutted, and a large and valuable stock destroyed. Tho damage is estima ted at £25,000. Through the efforts of tho fire brigado 'adjoining premises were saved. Tho insurances on stock amount to £14,000 or £15,000.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
THE HUSTLERS THE HUSTLERS THE HUStLERS Men's Tweed,-Trousers, 2/11 per pair. 1 ._ V--* ?? Men's Moleskin Trousers, 4/6 perpair. Men's Grey Dungares Trousers, i/ii perpair. Men's Heavy Blucher Boots, 5/11 per pair. Baxter's Extra Special W.T Cossacks (watch,them bite), 10/6 PerPair." Our Special Sunday Boot, 7/61 pair. . Men's White Handkerchiefs, l/fl dozen. Men's Pyjama Suits,. 0/EI and 3/11 the sjit. / I Men's Felt Hats, all colours, 3/11 each. And don't forget our Special Value Overcoat, warm, woolly and weighty. The best overcoating value in the State. 19/1) each,- all men's sizes. Yes 19/11, and they are worth 27/6 eaoh. "Whore' Cash Tolls." . Opposlto Great Eastern Hotel BURROWA-ST., YOUNG. 'Phono S6. Printed tuul Publlahod by Franli h°Pw&lt;ich]. for tlio Prosrletoro, "a;k Henry Hopwood, Frederick John "7°'oa' and Alfred Eraotft Collins, weir Llnotmo Printing Worita, Bar otroot, Young, Now Boujb WalOJ. GOOD COUGH MIXTURE. * Famous Rocipo Used in ^Thousands of Homes* "...
A PLAGUE OF MOSQUITOES. FACES LIKE BADLY PICKLED PORK. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
? A PLAGUE OF MOSQUITOES. PACES LIICE BADLY PICKLED PORK. A message from Melbourne n&ya that the laces of many people there are re eembllns badly pfckled pork. . Their owners explain that mosquitoes are making life a nuisance; Mr. C. French, the Government Entomologist, characterises the visitation as a most interesting -plague. Ho said on Sat urday that the drying up of the billa bongs and rlvors had made ideal con ditions £or mosquitoes, and many hun dreds and thousands had been blown about by the winds, some as far as thirteen . miles -from thoir breeding places.- "The now electric lightiog In the. river suburbs had done the rest.
GENERAL NEWS. A LUNATIC BLACKMAILER. STRANGE CASE IN MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
i GENERAL NEWS. A LUNATIC BLACKMAILER. STRANGE CASE IN MELBOURNE. At the Melbourne Court on Saturday Reuben Dixon was charged with hav* ing demanded money with menaces from Henry Leslie Stevens, of Bruns wick. Detective Sainsbury stated that defendant called on Stevens and ac cused him of misconduct with his (Dix on's) wife. He said if he were given £50 he would go to California. De fendant said he wanted 10/ ifc10 min utes, and producing a revolver! threa tened to shoot Stevens, his wife and child, and then go home and shoot his own wife and finally himself. Ste vens &lt;paclfied the man with 2/6 an-i \Dlxon gave Qiliu ta receipt.* Dixon had made the accusation previously, , but it had been denied by both Stev lens and Mrs. Dixon. Defendant was * remanded to Brunswick court, and or jdered to be medically examined.
THE DEADLY PEA RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
THE DEADLY PEA RIFLE. At Mooretown (Q.) on Saturday, James Doherty (13), residing with his parents at Arabaloy's creeti, was shot through the head . by a bullot from a 22 bore Winchester rifle. Tho bul lot entered the temple. Dohorty and a .hoy named Whyatt, aged 12, were playing with tho rifle at the latter's house. It belonged to Whyatt's eldest brother, and was kept in a bedroom o£ the house. Doherty took up a it open flro rifle and "Whyatt took the Winchester. They stood about 6!t apart, both cocked tbeir rifles, pointed them at each other, and pulled tho trig gers. Whyatt'a rifle went off with tho result as already stated. Young Whyatt, of course, had no idea that tho rifle was loaded. Doherty is, in a serious condition.
Arrived in Sydney. NARROW ESCAPE FROM SUBMARINE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
Arrived in Sydney. NARROW ESCAPE FROM SUB MARINE. SYDNEY, Friday Afternoon-The steamer Ascanius arrived In Sydney this morning, alter a thrilling exper ience. The steamer left London on the day that Germany declared her ,submarine blockade. When about' fifteen miles off Mersey, a submarine was sighte'd only 150 yards away. Full, speed ahead was rung to the engin eers, at the same time the steamers course being alterd until she swung stern on to the submarine. For 20 minutes the Ascanius was followed by the submarine, which got further and further astern,, and when Mersey was reached sVas no longer seen, , It is presumed that the submarine was tak en by surprise, as uo torpedo was fir ed. On the following day two small steamers were torpedoed near the same spot.
Found Dead in Tent. HAWKER'S LONELY END. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
Found Dead in Tent. HAWKER'S LONELY END. This morning William: Richard Ed raond (66) an old man; living in & tent just beyorwl Penrose's Bridge, on-the Temora road was found .dead.' The death was reported to the police but as there are no suspicious circumstances connected with the case and deceased had been-under medical treatment, an inquiry'has been dispensed with. Yes*, terday the old man .went to the local K5.P.S. olftco to .make arrangements for receiving the old age pension. At that time'he appeared to be very ill and was suffering >from-a;yery. bad cold. He was advised to seek-admis-. slon to-the hospital, but refused,' und saw a doctor instead. The deceased, was a native of St. Cleer, Cornwall, (Eng.). in 1849, and- first came to Aus tralia in 1869, when he went to the Pal mer River gold rush in North Queens land. . Throe years afterwards he came to Now South Wales and has "been engaged hawking in various parts, of the State, particularly about.Wngga, Wyalong and...
BURRS AT MARSDENS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
. BURRS AT MARSDENS. Constable Manno -wrote.to tho Wed din Shire Comicll, Grenfell, staling tho cutting of burrs Jn the streets hail been satisfactorily done, but they "wore also plentiful on many of tho pflvato . "was deoided to forward payment for work done, aud to thank Constable Manas for his assistance. In a discussion which followoJ'regnrd log burro on private lands at Mars den, tho Engineer said they could bo cut at tho expense of tho owucrs; but it transpired that many of the owners aro unknown, and rates have never iboen ppi$ .on a numbor of the blockB. |Tho Council has power .. to lyase all 'such land after four yearn, .tu-J in 16 [years tho land could be sold if rates I still remained unpaid. A suggestion jto le'aso the-blocks at Marsden' on ?which no rates had yet been paid was loft over till next meeting. . A .woman novcr wants her oivn way -unless somebody olco doesn't want hoi* to have IL Many a man's settled .ways arc. settled by his wife. ' It is said that Driver Co...
Burrangong Picnic Race Club YESTERDAY'S RACING. PRECISION WINS BURRANGONG. CUP. Officials: President, Mr. D. H. McFarianc. Vice-Presidents, Sir William F. Cuninsharne, Mr. John Parkman. Committee: Messrs. C. Crichton, C. H. E[?]erman, F. H. Tout, H. L. Robertson, C. S. Robertson, C. H. Boyd, J. H. MeFarlane, Judge: Sir William Fairile-Cuninghame. Clerk of Scales: Mr. S. Taylor. Scratching Board: Mr. H. L. Robertson. Starter: Mr. John Parkman. Clerk of Course: Mr. J. R. Kerr. Timekeeper: Mr. F. H. Tout Treasurer: Mr. F. A. Selden. Hon. Secretary: Mr. W. C. Ellerman. Stipendiary Steward: Mr. J. Quinn. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
i Burrangong Picnic Race Club YESTERDAY'S RACING. PRECISION WINS BURRANGONG*. CUP. Officials: President', Mr. I). H. McFarianc. Vice Presidents, Sir William F. Cunins harne, Mr. John Parkman. Com mittee: Messrs.- C. Crlchton, C. H. Ellerman, F. H.Tout, II. L. Robert son, &lt;3. S. Robertson; C. H. Boyd, J. H. MeFarlnnc, Judge: Sir William Falrlle-Cunlnghame. Clerk of Scales: Mr. S. Taylor; . Scratching Board: Mr. H. L. Robertson-. Starter: Mr. John Parkman. Clerk of Courso: . Mr. J. R. Kerr. Timekeeper:' Mr. F. H. Tout Treasurer: Mr. F. A. Selden. Hon. Secretary: Mr. W. C. Ellermnn. Stipendiary Steward: Mr. J. Quinn. In perfect weather tho Burrangong Picnic Race Club hold.its 26th annual re-union on tho Young Racecourse yes terday. The attendance, which inclu ded visitors from all tho surrounding districts, was good, though not quite up to last year.. ' The fields were not large but racing was. good, and passed i off -without a hitch. . Mr. Acting Stl j pendiary Steward, J. ...
Temperatures. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 April 1915
Temperatures. The following are the maximum arid fcnlntraum temperatures recorded at Young this week:- ;v ' max. ; min. Monday, 12th .. .. 63 / 5, 38 . Tuesday, 13th 71 .55 'Wednesday, 14th .. 76- ">-41, Thursday, 15th .. .. 78 ' . Y 55. Friday, 16th .. .. ... - 46