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Demondrille Shire Council [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Demondrille Shire Council The usual monthly meeting of the Council of the Shire of Demondrille was held last week. The President occupied the chair nnd there were ulso present: Councillors Fowler, Roberts and Bourke. ENGINEER'S REPORT. In his report the Engiueer amongst other matters, dealing with the roads etc., in the Wombat portion of the shire, said that Brennan bad used up nil maintenance metal on the main road to Wombat, and cleaned out side drains and water tables at Redbrldge. He bad been Instructed to Improve the hill up past the school, as the take oJT from the main road is bad. On the road from Redbrldge to Rocky Hill there is a bad' breakaway near the creek. Brennan had drained round it as a protection Mr. Cormack asked to lmve it filled but it would . take an enormous lot of stone. If necessary It could be shored up with timber, as there were some trees near by which could be used. He had In spected Rocky Hill road from the turn - off at the Wombat road to Klngsvale. Th...
Burrangorig Shire Council MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Burrangorig Shire Gouhcil MONTHLY MEETING. The usual monthly meeting of the Council of the Shire of Burrangong 1 was held In tho Shire Chambers on ! Saturday last. Councillor Wm. Browne ' (President) occupied the chair and there were also present: Crs. Taylor, Thackeray, Davis and Tout. ilACECOURSE ENTRANCE GATE. F. H. Hopwood, secretary of Young Turf Club asked for improvements to the road at entrance gate to Young Racecourse.-Decided to have main tenance work carried out. TIMBER ON ROADS. Messrs. Anderson Bros, of Rose neath, Tubbul, were granted permis sion, subject to Inspection by Crs. Browne and Crichton, to destroy use less green timber on roads and lanes adjoining wheat paddock. F. C. Holland, "Sunroy" Grenfell, wrote ro tlio condition of gate on old Kikiamah boundary, also road from gate to within two miles of Thuddun era.-Received. KOORAWATHA MATTERS. The Koorawatha Progress commit tee wrote regarding the matter of deepening well, Crowther Creek, and asking for repairs to ...
Your Responsibility YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Your Responsibility YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS Subscribers and advertisers who do not give express notice to the contrary are considered as wishing to continue their subscriptions or advertisements, i If subscribers order the discontinue ance of their publications, It must 1 be in writing, and the publisher may continue them until all arrears are paid. ff subscribers refuse or neglect to take papers from the office to which they are directed, they are held res ponsible until they have settled their accounts. If subscribers move to other places without informing the publishers, and papers are sent to their former dlrec* tion, the subscribers are responsible* The courts have decided that .'refus ing to take periodicals from any post office, or removing, and leaving them uncalled for, Is prima facie evidence of intentional fraud." If persons pay in advance for a news paper or quarterly advertisement, they are bound to give notice to the publish er at the end of the...
THE WAR. GERMAN AEROPLANES BUSY. GENERAL ADVANCE OF ALLIES EXPECTED. ITALIAN WARSHIPS ON THE MOVE TURKISH DESIGNS ON EGYPT. ATHENS REPORTS ABANDONMENT WILL AUSTRIA SUE FOR PEACE? SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
THE WAR. GERMAN AEROPLANES BU8Y. GENERAL ADVANCE OF ALLIES EXPECTED. ITALIAN WARSHIPS ON THE MOVE TURKISH DESIGNS ON EGYPT. ATHENS REPORTS ABANDONMENT WILL AUSTRIA SUE FOR PEACE? \ SYDNEY, Tuesday. Special constables In several Lon don suburbs were called out when the news was received that a number of aeroplanes were, seen flying across the English Channel, The New York morning papers com ment favorably on Sir Edward Grey's reply to the U.S.A, Attacks by Germans have again been repulsed nt several points along the Western front. Fierce fighting con tinues near Cernay. Twelve German airmen flew over Dunkirk and threw 30 bombs. The casualties were few and the damage slight. The French entered Burnhaupt le Haut and inflicted henvy losses on the enemy. An entire German brigade was wiped out. A Zeppelin and three aeroplanes flew over Calais on Saturday night in the direction of Dover. Sixteen aero planes were seen over the Channel on Sunday, travelling towards England, but the weather c...
Harden News HARDEN, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Harden News (From our Correspondent}. HARDEN, Monday. The news that Mr. Trefle, Minis ter for Lands has died, has been recei ved here with regret. Although a good many on the land did not hold with the action of the Government on many matters it was recognised that he hon estly tried to carry out the responsible duties instrusted to hlui. The drying winds have burnt up the green feed growing. Another good downpour of rain would be very wel come. It is noticeable that Mr. Lynch, M.lI.It., at the Annual Political La bor League held in Young lately, made no reference as to what he was going to do In the interests of the share-far mers. He was wisely silent. The man on the street is now thinking about the hours lie made his men work when contracting, and the wages he paid. That He took advantage un der a Liberal Government of getting n freehold title to his own land. The next timet he addresses any meeting in the electorate he might deal with these matters. A lease hold tenure of land i...
The Wheat Seizure. FARMERS IN PROTES MEETING AT YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
The Wheat Seizure. FARMERS IN PROTES MEETING AT YOUNG. This morning at .the P. and A. Hall, Young, a largo meeting of far; inert; was held under the auspices of the Young Brunch of the Farmers nnd Settlers' Association. The. meeting was called to discuss the wheat seizure l by the Government. Mr. J. F. I Kleem (President of the Young j Branch) occupied the chair. Mr* P. H. Tout stated that the j Government passed the Act, and he ; ventured to statu that not in an}* British community had a law been passed which hit the producer so hard, j When the Government came to strike . ! the producing class it was time they I came together to protest against such an action. Wheat was honestly worth from 0/ to G/G per bushel if not more. When the Bill was being brought for ward Ministers gave the ussurancc that the whole of the wheat would not be seised but now every bushel hnd been seized. The Labor Government had posed as champions of Federation and now they hud been the first to strike a blow...
Cricket SYDNEY TRAMWAYS v. WAMBANUMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Gri'cket SYDNEY TRAMWAYS v. WAMBAN* UMBA. The above match was played yes terday on the Young Cricket .Ground, and the result was a win for Sydney ; by a narrow margin. Following are the scores. SYDNEY-1st Innings. Roberts, retired 108 T. Madden, b J. Comerford .... 2 Noble, e Reynolds, b Comerford . &lt; 2 Wlieatly, b J. Comerford 24 Claveranne, c Coffey, b Comerford 2 B. Madden, c and b Coffey .... 6 Gurney, c Broderlck, b W. Coffey * 11 Thompson, not out 18 Taylor, b Comerford 10 Tamsett, h.o.w.; b Comerford .... 1 Sundries 12 Total 224 Bowling: J. Comerford, 6 for 74; J. Coffey, 1 for 56; Reynolds, 0 for 20; Rodgers, 0 for 20; Wilson, 0 for 14; W. Coffey, 2 for 30. , WAMBANUMBA-1st Innings. J. Comerford, b Tamsett 17 J. Coffey, c Wheatly, b Roberts .. 28 N. Broderlck, c Burney, b Roberts 12 W. White,, b Roberts ...:., .. 6 W. Coffey, b Tamsett ........ 28 W. Newcombe, b Tamsett 24 C. Henry, run out 5 J. French, b Roberta .. .. .. .. 21 F. Rodgers, c and b Roberts .... 8 B...
Price of Meat YESTERDAY'S SALES AT HOMEBUSH. PRIME BEEF A LITTLE CHEAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Price of Meat YESTERDAY'S SALES AT HOMEBUSH. I'lUME UEEK A LITTLE CHEAPER. A representative Quality with a large sprinkling of crossbreds made up the 15,927 sheep listed yesterday at the Homebush sales. No appreciable dif ference occurred iu the market, as buyers and sellers appeared to be merely marking time. Fair prices were secured liiaintalning the firm tone of the market. A consignment of 400 crohsbrfedti averaged 24s, one pen of them bringing 25/S. Owing to the'fair supply of prime beef a drop of from 10/ to 20/ was recorded; 2105 !hend were yarded. Stores and cows remained on practi* caUy the samelevel as Thursday's sale, the beef for local consumption showing no alteration. Next Thursday's advices indicate that about 35,000 sheep and 2000 head of cattle will be offered. The transactions gave no hope for immediate relief to the consumer, the general consensus of opinion in all branches of the industry is that the meat trade and Abattoir Board's de» duration that the day of ch...
Motor Ambulance. YOUNG AGAIN TO THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Motor Ambulance. YOUNG AGAIN TO THE FRONT. An appeal .lias been made by the Minister for Defence for an additional 25 motor ambulances for the efficient equipment of the Australian Field Hospital. Some have been presented and at a meeting of the Young Red Cross Society held on Friday after noon, and reported elsewhere, it was decided to donate £125 to the fund as a first instalment towards the cast of purchasing a motor ambulance from country towns. An up-to-date motor ambulance costs £550, and we need hardly point out that such ambulances are the means of saving many valu* able lives for our Empire, and feel sure this appeal will meet with earnest support from all.
Seed Wheat. HOW IT IS PROCURED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Seed Wheat. HOW IT IS PROCURED. In reply to a letter seeking informa tion regarding seed -wheat, a letter was read at the farmers meeting this morning, from the Wheat Acquisition Board. It is as follows: 1. Seed Wheat.-If a farmer wishes to retain seed wheat for himself and sale to his neighbours, lie is required to sign a form giving the quantity he wants for himself and neighbours, mentioning the names and addresses of the neighbours and the acreage which it is proposed to seed in each case. ' These forms will "be in the hands of the Board's authorised agents in the course of a few days. The far mcr may tiien get what price lie can for the seed. I may state the repre sentatives of James Bell and Co., un der the Agricultural Department are this Board's agents to purchase seed wheat and your queries as to the price and grading should be addressed to that Department. If the Board's ag ent do not require seed wheat which is offered to them the farmer may apply for its transfer to him....
Lawn Tennis [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Lawn Tennis Following are tile results todate of St. Mary's Lawn Tennis tournament: GENT'S DOUBLES-3rd Round. P. McGuigan and R. Burrows beat J. 'Baiter and H. Jasprlsza, 61-52. GENT.'S SINGLES-Seml-Final. R. Bowles beat D. Jeeves, 51-12. P. McGulgdn beat J. Baker, 51-40. FINAL. P. MeGuigan (lSbhd.) beat R. Uow leB (obhd.) 51-30.
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
PERSONAL The engagement is announced of Miss Katie Frieda Gruen, eldest daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. H. T. Gruen, of Glebe Point, with Mr. Frank A. Nash, second son of Mr. Thomas Nash, late of Grenfell The wedding will take place early in February. &nbsp; News comes from England that Mr. Crawford Greene, ot landra, who left tor England at the commencement ot the war to rejoin his regiment, King Edward's Horse, has been transferred to one of the Hussar regiments. Miss Auriel Hay, who came to Syd ney last year, and has since been the cuest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ilill yard Leake. at Clifton, Young, will leave for England thla month. The invalid son of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Carter, of Garthowen, died in Sydney on Tuesday last, having been under treatment for a long time every thing possible being done in the way of alleviation and in hope of a cure being effected. We regret to hear of the decease of Mrs Turnrock, wife of Mr. F. Turn rock of Grenfell. The deceased iaily .who was a m...
Death of Mr. Trefle. N.S.W. MINISTER FOR LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
Death of Mr. Trefle. N.S.W. MINISTER FOR LANDS. The death of Mr. J. L. Trefle, Min- ister tor Lands, occurred at half-past two yesterday morning, at St. Vin- cent's Private Hospital, Darlinghurst, following upon the effects of an opera- tion for appendicitis a few days ago. The Premier, Mr. Holman, was with his colleague to the end. When the news was made known from the "Witness" office yesterday morning, genuine regret was expressed at the early demise of a sincere and able man. Mr. Trefle was personally known to many at Young from boy- hood having resided in the neigh- boring district of Temora, in his ear- lier years. Many telegrams of sym- pathy were despatched sympathising with the relatives. &nbsp; Born in Victoria, his father being a French-Canadian, the family was engaged in agricultural pursuits for some time, but later, settled in New South Wales, on a farm in the Temora district. He afterwards became inter- &nbsp; ested in the Temora "Independent." He was ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 January 1915
IN MEMORIAM. BYRNE.—In loving memory of our dear little daughter, Amy Veronica Byrne, who departed this life on January 11th, 1914. Precious darling you have left us, Left us, yes, for evermore : But we hope to meet our loved one, On that bright and happy shore. Lonely the house, and sad the hours Since our dear one has gone, But oh! a brighter home than ours. In Heaven is now her home. —Inserted by her loving Father and Mother and Sister—Colana and Mary Byrne, and Doris Byrne. Weddings. BERGIN—HEALY. On Wednesday a quiet, but pretty wedding, took place at the Presbytery (Cowra) when Cecil C. Bergin &nbsp; son of Mr. Bernard Bergin, of Cow- ra, was united in the holy bonds of ma- trimony, with Olive Gertrude, daugh- ter of Mr. Stephen Healy, also of Cowra. The nuptial knot was tied by the Right Rev. Dr. Dunne, Bishop of Bathurst. PEAD—DEAN. A very pretty marriage was solemn- ised at St. John's Church of England Cowra, on Monday, 4th inst, the rector (Rev. John Parr) officiat...
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915
LYCEUM PICTURES. The Lyceum Picture Company will screen another of their flrst-class pro grammes to-hlglit. In addition to the usual programme they have secured the big famous Ployor's Drama in four parts entitled "One of Our Girls," also! "John Bunny the Old Fire Horse'Chief" in two parts, and die'German March to the Belgian Coust. On' Monday night next the company will screen the Gaumont Star Drama, 1>A three parts "Neath the Lioq's Paw." This will be supported by Huur of Terror, drama; Lawyer Qulpce, comedy; Rapids of Laposen, scenic; lJuty," drama; Fat(^ comic; Outwitting Dan, egrqedy. Accordeons ana Concertinas at 3yd oey prices at
Municipality of Young COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915
Municipality of Young COUNCIL MEETING. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Young was held in th.j Chnntbers Inst night. His Worship the Mayor (Aid. L. It. Tlerncy, occupied the chair, and there were also present: Aldermen Hills, Rlntoul, Rabbets, Beard, Cooke, Rennlo and Whlteman. . present-Aldermen Hills, Rlntoul Rah betts, Heard, Cooke, Ronnie and Whlteman. A. S. Cohen, In reply to Council's ap plication, offered to tune the Town Hall piano, twke yearly for £1 10s. W. S. Millard & Sons, Ltd., wrote regarding an Injector. Apparently the Health Committee wero not ac quainted with the true facta. "Our Mr. Morrison did fix the injector/' the letter stated and the cause of the trouble was that sufficient steam pres sure was not supplied, which was no fault of their engineer. The Chief Secretary notified that Wednesday, 3rd February, had been appointed a public holiday In the Mun icipality of Young. Richard Shepherd, country represen tative on the...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. Following id the result of .slioot held on Gtli and 9th January. 7 allots la two stages at 300 yards. , 1st 2nd stpge stage hep. T'l I'M. Jusprto .... 29 32 7 OS H. J. Pearca .... 25 32 C 03 A. Robertson .. 31 31 1 J. Irvine 26 27 3 J. J. Robinson .. 24 20 11 R. Allen 23 27 10 II. Uemilo ...... 21 34 - Ciipt. McVeigh . 28 27 2 II. Huckenshuw .29 23 5 W. Sutton .. 21 30 u W. Pegrnins .... 18 29 9 A. Metcalfe \. v. 24 23 . 9 . S. Keith .... .." 24 27 4 T. A. Tester .... 14 16 16 A. J. Habbets .. 20 22 3 45 The Minister for Defence referring to the question of recruiting, said that ?Dion wero coming along in satisfactory numbers. The military authorities | wore taking every man who was physl* .cally fit and would continue to do so. &lt;The Minister said he would like to ?draw the attention of the public to the refusal of the British Minister to i give the number of men recruiting. No doubt, added. Mr. Vearce, Germany, would like to'know. .