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Town Hall Tangle SATURDAY NIGHT'S BOOKINGS. COUNCIL WILL CALL TENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

I Town Hall Tangle SATURDAY NIGHT'S BOOKING COUNCIL. tt'Il.L, CAI.I. TliN'Ut"! J The booking of the Town Hall £or picture shows on Saturday ulghts !ir.s ? been jrnicli before the public of Inl.1, I ;nid up till last night »o way out of (lie i tangle had been round. At lost night's I meeting of the Council, Uowev*v, it wiis decided, on the recommendation I of the Town Hall committee, to oall | for tenders lor the hall, for three ! nights n week. This arrangement j cuuuot, however, come Into force un i til after i'-Jtb April, as in terms «»f i contract with the Council, the Siui' dard Picture Company has the ball en jwsed three months ahead. Whether the question ha* been settled will only he decided by future happenings. The Country Amusements company also want the hall for one Saturday night hi each mouth, and because this has not been available .Vouug 1ms not received a visit from this company during the past two months. The following resolutions were mode by the Town Hall Committee...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Wheat Board HELP FOR THE FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Wheat Board HELP FOR THE FARMERS. "The Wheat Acquisition Act Is work* Ins well," said Mr. AshforU, Minister for Agriculture, "1 understand that the Farmers and Settlers' Association is actively organising farmers to rnukc a combined attack against it. Th' .whole of tho members of the assoc* tion are not quite in accord with this .section. Here is a letter that 1 havo received from a promiuent member of the association who is a big farmer. The letter is sent from the Hotel Met* ropole, and is as follows:-"Dear Mr. Adhford,T-As a wheatgrower, allow inc to congratulate your Government on the course they have taken in dealing with the wheat question, it was the only way out of a dlfllcurty, and it will put the whole business on a sound ba sis. The price (5) is an excellent ane, and more than the farmer would have received in the ordinary course o {business. The shortage of wheat and tho rt-cessity of the farmer aft ting money quickly for his wheat pro* vUletl a unique opportunity for th...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

LAND & FJNANGE COY. LTD. SYQKEY WOOL, PRODUCE, AND GRA8M SALESMEN LOCAL DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE District Representatives . D. G. Trcharne and J. L. Sands. Have -you met .. . Mr. BAHRACLOU6H ? If you are a wearer of satisfactory spectacles you probably have. In any case you are sure to know of him as Australia's cleverest eyesight expert. He has just returned to Sydney from his second tour of the world. Consult.. is.is, i§ H. KING BARRACLOUGH Mr. BARRACLOUGH D.B.O.A., London, (by Ex.m). of H. A. BARRACLOUGH, LTD. OPTICIANS, To Hia Excellency the Governor-General, The Prime Minister, Five Federal Judgei, &c. 385 George Street, Sydney HE WILL PERSONALLY VISIT gg'-rncczsact liordhnis ^ iimmer ANTHONY HORDERNS' Summer Fashion Book faithfully presents every phase of the prevailing Modes, illustrating all that is new and smart. Write for a copy, posted free on request. It brings the latest fashions within reach of everyone in Australia. Excellence and Economy are assured by...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Small Debts Court WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13th. (Before Mr. F. B. Treatt, P.M.) CRANFIEUD v. KENNELLY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Small Debts Court WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13th. (Before Mr. P. B. Trcatt, P.M.) CRANFIEUD v. KENNELLY. 0. A. Cranfleld proceeded against Miclmel Kenelly, for commission on sale of the license and goodwill of thb Koorawatha Hotel to Nicholas Laur antus. The amount of commission -viz., £32 10B, Had been paid into court, but no costs. Mr. Campbell appeared for com plainant. George Arthur Cranfleld, brewer and cordial manufacturer, residing at Young, said he also acted ns a com* mission agent. In October last, ivJt ness introduced Nicholas Laurantus to Kennelly and effected the sale and goodwill of the license of the Railway Hotel, Koorawatha, for £650. The 5 per cent commission on this amount was £32 10s, which had been paid into court. Witness claimed court costs £1 3s 9d. The Bench made an order for the payment of £1 3a 9d costs. ' \

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Oddfellows' Smoke Concert. LOYAL BURRANGONG LODGE ENTERTAINS DISTRICT VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Oddfellows' Smoke Concert. LOYAL BURRANGONG LODGE EN TERTAINS DISTRICT VISITORS. On Wednesday night tiie Loyiu Bur rangong Lodge, M.U.I.Q.O.F, enter tained the visiting delegates to Uio An nual District Meeting held during the day. There was a fair gathering, al though not by any means representa tive of the lodge. Thoso present, how ' ever, enjoyed the evening's entertain ment, which concluded about 11 p.m. Bro. R. Hammond (Noble Grand of the Loyal Burrangong Lodge) occa | pled the chair, and in a few well I chosen remarks extended a hearty welcome to the delegates and visitors and asked the company to drink the usual loyal toast, which was musical ly honored. P.G. Bro. T. McVeigh next proposed the toast of the Manchester Unity cou I pled with the name of D.G.&I. Bro. Taylor. f In responding D.G.M. Bro. Taylor thanked them for the treatment re | celved at the hands of the members since he came to Young. He apolo gised for the G.M. and G.S.'who 1 were visiting district meeti...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LUCKY LITHGOW MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

LUCKY LITHGOW MAN. According to the Lithgow "Mercury" a resident of the coal city received a nice New Year's gift in the shape of a fortune running into several thousand pounds. His share of a fortune left by a relative is between 17000 and £8000.

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
GOOD CROP IN WESTERN DISTRICT. ORANGE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

GOOD CROP IN WESTERN DISTRICT. ORANGE, Wednesday. Harvesting lias finished In the dis trict aud a fair average crop was the result. Farmers are busy cliftffcutt* Jng» every plant in the district being engaged and the quality is extra spec ial/ Hig prices are being obtained and competition between buyers is keener than in previous years. The potato crops arc in splendid condition. There will also be an enormous "apple ond pear harvest this year.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Progress of M.U.I.O.O.F. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES AND THE WAR. REDUCTION IN CONTRIBUTIONS. ANTICIPATED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Progress of M.U.I.O.O.F. ADDRESS BY DEPUTY GRAND MASTER. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES AND THE WAR. ItHDUCTION* IN C0NTWUUX10X&. ANTICIPATED. In responding to the toast of the "Manchester Unity Order of Oddfel lows," at the smoke concert'tcndcrcd by the Loyal Rurrnngong Lodge, on Wednesday night, Deputy Grand-Mas ter Uro. Taylor (who represented the Grand Lodge) made .sonic very inter* cstlng observations on tJje work of the Manchester Unity and of Oddfellow ship generally. In the course of his remarks, Uro. Taylor said that in all friendly society work there were three things which stood oyt prominently Kducatioo, sentiment and finance, in the first plnce he dealt with the edu cation which a member of a lodge gained in the matter of public speak ing. Then there was the schooling in being able to conduct meetings. Then sentiment whs the basis of the friendly society movement. What was it that prompted those men ill Manchester many years ago when the M.U.l.O.O.F. was founded. Was it not...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Cleanest Town in the State SATISFACTORY REPORT FROM SANITARY INSPECTOR. ANNUAL REPORT FOR YEAR, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Cleanest Town in the ] State SATISFACTORY REPORT FROM SANITARY INSPECTOR. ANNUAL REPORT FOR YEAR, 1914. At last night's meeting of the Muni cipal Council, the annual report from the Sanitary Inspector (Mr. Thos. JJleasdale), was read. It dealt with healtli matters principally, and is as follows: Herewith 1 beg to submit a sum mary of the business of my department during the year 1914: Health.-The ' health of the town has been most satisfactory as far as infectious diseases are concerned within the Municipality, as compared are reported as actually occurring wlin the Municipality, as compared with 11 cases In 1913, which was a vast improvement on 1012. The fol lowing table will be of interest there* with: Year 1911.-Typhoid, 17; Scarlet Fever, 0; Diphtheria, 37; total 64. Came from Shire, 9; came from Mun icipality, 45. Year 1912.-Typhoid, 36; Scarlet Fever, 3; Diphtheria, 15; total, 64. Came from Shire, 16; came from Mun icipality, 38. Year 1913.-Typhoid, 11; Scarlet Fever, 4; Dipht...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
America and England THE NOTE TO ENGLAND. SIR EDWARD GREY'S REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

America and "England THE NOTE TO ENGLAND. SIR EDWARD GREY'S REPLV. The United Slates Is fighting paper) for her trade; Great Britain is fighting on land and sea for her !ife. The Bryan Note on the question of contraband shows a weak cas^. The Grey reply indicates not only the strength of our case on this particular question, but our strength as a nnl'.cn and a world-power. Sir Edward Grey is firm without being defiant. Brit ain is calm because she is confident; she is in a position to Insist upon her rights; she is sufficiently self-respect Ing to demand the respect of all the nations. These are signs of the Em pire's healthfulness. Such a reply as Sir Edward has sent to the United States could never have come from a nation that was being weakened. In firm but respectful toue it reasserts practically all that Great Britain has been contending for. In the interval between the sending of the Note and the receipt of the reply the Governmnt of the United States gave evidence of the mora...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Liquor Act Returns CONVICTIONS FOR DRUNKENNESS AT YOUNG. SATURDAY THE "DRUNKS" DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Liquor Act Returns CONVICTIONS FOR DRUNKENNESS AT YOUNG. SATURDAY THE "DRUNKS" DAV I Returns of convictions at the Young I Police Court for drunkenness and of* fences under the Liquor Act (Includ , ins all convictions for drunkenness) for the year 1914 have been Issued. The number of convictions for drunk* ennesB only was 89, and convictions of which drunkenness formed a part were 14. Two women were also convicted of the foregoing offences. Of these 103 offences, 43 of them were commit-, ted between the hours of S a.m. on Saturday, and S a.m. on Sunday. It j will thus be seen that over 40 per cent, of the drunkenness offences were I committed on that day. There was I one conviction for selling liquor on Sunday, one for selling within pro-1 hiblted hours, other than on Sundays, and one for selling adulterated liquor.

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Peeps at the Past A DRAMATIC OUTRAGE. BUSHRANGERS AT A DANCE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Peeps at the Past A DRAMATIC OUTRAGE. BUSHRANGERS AT A DANCE PARTY. I The following authentic story, taken ! from tlio Uathurst "Times," of Jan uary, 1S65, reads very much like the typical moving picture melo-itraniatie subjcct. At eight o'clock on Monday evening. Hen Hall, Gilbert and Dun came to the flagstaff store at Binda, forty miles from Goulburu, and told the proprietor Mr.. Morris, and his wife, to accom pany them to the Flag Hotel, at which the landlord, Mr. John Hall, was that evening giving a ball to his neighbors in celebration of Boxing Day. Mr. and Mrs, Morris declined; but the bushrangers insisted on their doing so, and told Mrs. Morriss to change her dress. It may be mentioned thot Mr. Mor ris had formerly been in the police force, and had gained the reputation of being a most active and successful olllcer: and it is supposed that on this account the bushrangers were afraid of his organising means for their cap ture if they allowed him to remain at home. Mrs. Morris ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

COMMERCIAL. , WOOL. Australian Mercantile Land and Fin* ance Co., Ltd., report under date J »n* llUli, 1915:-A statement has appear ed in the dally press, emanating from the Minister for Customs, which it con* firmed is of considerable interest to the wool trade, and is to the effect that the export of merino wool to the United States would be sanctioned by the Federal Government provided that guarantees were forthcoming that the wool would not be re-exported either in its raw state or in a manufactured form; the exporting as far as possible to be in British ships, but in the case of other ships, stronger guarantees will be required. It Is understood that the Minister for Customs also an nounced that the export of wool would he permitted to France by the Measag cries Maritime Line and also In Brit* ish ships. This Intimation Bhould in* crease competition and tend to strengthen the market. jOn the other hand, it is understood that son,0/ the Yorkshire buyers have rather less favorabl...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Business as Usual HOW BRITAIN GOES THROUGH THE WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Business as Usual HOW BRITAIN GOES THROUGH THE WAR. Mr. George Anlezark, the well* known International footballer, writ* ing from Oldham, England, where he Is now stationed, says:- "From my personal observations in the Mantiies* tor and adjoining districts, 1 can a*» sure you there is nothing terrible in the demeanour of the people or in fftoir general benriug to indicate that the British Empire is engaged in a life and death struggle for its very exls tence. Were it not for the many ex hortations on wall and hoarding "Your King and your Country Need You," "Enlist now," etc., one would not real* Isc the true .state of affairs. It is sta ted authoritatively that Jhere arc 2, S97.91M single men In England and Wales between the ages of 19 and 38, the majority of whom have no depend ents, and it is to those men that the Government may use forceful persua sion.- In some quarters it 1ms been ur ged that before resorting to compul sion, other methods should be tried, such as bands of milit...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A Trip to Yarrango-billy. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

A trip to Yarrango billy. (By Robert Gibson). That the Yarrangobilly Caves are not more widely known is hard to ex* Iilain. Situated in a district off the main railway line may be partly tlie reason. And country people, -as a rule, have been so used to running to Sydney and Melbourne for a holiday that they have had no time to give for anything else. Leaving Harden on Thursday morn* ing, December 31at, nt 10 o'clock, by motor, under the skilful driving of Mr. Eric Laurence, of Harden, tlie road was taken VIh Jugiong, 21 miles dis tant. The flrst half to Garangulri is so well known that a description is not necessary. However, it may be said that the best grass to be seen on the whole trip Is In this part. Being mostly downhill from there and the road not being too rough Jugiong was soon reached, passing through some very picturesque scenecy. There the main Southern road is got to Gundagai 24 miles, and is especially good, being the racing track Sydney to Melbourne for motors. Many h...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION. Tiit'.'MHIiuns (.'lull litis awakened livoly interest in this in many parts of the State, W what about tliir* <\i>tri»-t 1 The motor nuiti with tin1 liylit two* soutcr ear skips over our roads mn'otii friainingly, hut it's no reason why nil ami sundry should not hi1 considered, unless, like Mr. It. Mncan<h. :« (Jueeiw* land squatter, wo all oi(uii» ourselves with a Ilumberetto Sweater car (agents, The Motor House Ltd., Balfour Street, Sydney, I'rtoe i.100). Speaking to u prominent Brisbane paper, he said "af* tor toOO miles in a Ilumberotte, the com* fort of the car astonished ine, and I can give it the greatest praise for ro» liability, ami for economy In petrol,*'

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Triplets at Balmain THE FATHER'S DILEMMA. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Triplets at Balmain THE FATHER'S DILEMMA. Mr. George Angus Hall, greengrocer of 15 Rumsay street, Dalmain, is un rile to determine whether he should .congratulated as the luckiest man -../a!»«?>', or sympathised with as the uniucklest. His perplexity arises from the fact that on New Vear's Eve his wife presented him with three bonny boys. Sometimes he thinks he might be thrice blessed. At others he feels that to have suddenly thrust on hiiu three bundles of responsibility is taxing a man too heavily. Uut ho is bearing up well under the burden of the complexity of his sensations, and he finds room for philisophic re flection in the fact that all three are well nnd that his wife Is on her way :o recovery. ?. .Mr. Hall ims been married the best -part of 10 yenrs, and the triumvirate it* not the beginning of his family. There were three already helping to keep him poor-all girls-one eight, another four, and the yojuigest, a .ore toddler, ouly IS months. Not uu reasonably Mr. Hall loo...

Publication Title: Young Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

PERSONAL It is announced that Dr. N. Bowling has been appointed Government Medi cal olllcer at Young, In lieu of Dr. J. is*. K. Muclennan, deceased. Mr. R Sutherland, o Thuddungra, Is now an Inmate oC the Sacred Heart Hospital, Young, suffering with a jar red huud. At the Young Hallway Station yes'* terday Mr. It. M. Fryer (station-mas ter) presented Mr. Cecil Speor -with a hundsomo travelling bag on the occasion for lita departure for .Moss Vale, where he has been transferred as relieving porter. The presentation was from the local staff by whom the recipient was held in the highest es teem. Mr. L. A. B. Wade, Water Conser vation and Irrigation Commissioner, died suddenly on Tuesday at his re sidence, Toxtetli, Lower Ocean-street, Double Day. Mr. Clarrle Hutchtus, who for some time past has been the mechanic .at the Young Motor and Engineering Coy, works, Is severing his connection with tho company. He leaves for Nar undera to-jnorrow.

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Red Gross [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Red Gross Mesrtames Tester and Metcalfe pack* cil i)nil forwarded on the 8th January from the Red Cross-16 pairs knitted socks, 2 Balaclava caps, 1 muffler, 1 large parcel, second hand clothing for the Belgians c/o Farmer and Co., 1 large parcel clothlug for wives and children of the sailors of the Aus tralian Fleet, c/o Mrs. Salter, Royal Naval House, Sydney. Farmer's Co. acknowledge with thanks Mrs. Mc Kay's riccond parcel of new goods for Belgian children, through the hon. .secretary of Red Cross; also parcel of .second hand clothing packed and sent by Red Cross as above. The hon. treasurers beg to acknowledge with thanks from Bendlck Morrell, per Mrs. S. Bennett, president of that branch, the following donations-Pic nic and social, £3 8s 6d, Mr. W. Pres ton, 5/, Mr. B. Ulpli 5s, Doll, present ed by Miss I. Sutherland, 15s, Box of Chocolates, presented by Mrs. S. Bennett, £1 5s 6d, Mr. W. Bodin, Mountain View, £2. Total £8. Ben dick .Morrell also sent a bale of pillows and cases ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Wheat Seizure and Agents THE AGENTS' POSITION. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 15 January 1915

Wheat Seizure and Agents THE AGENTS' POSITION, (To the Editor.) Sir,-In your report ot the Farmer* and Settlers meeting on Tuesday lust, Mr. P. Tout is reported to have said -"They (the Government) were not content with seizing the wheat, but had given a monopoly to three or four firms who were going to make a thing out of buying wheat." Now,' 1 give way to no man in my respect and admiration for Mr. Tout. I consider him the most broadralndud and level headed man in the district, and I look forward to the time when he will consent to be nominated as u Parliamentary candidate for the <H.s« trlct. But I would like to convince him that in making the above remarks lie has spoken rather hastily, and with out due consideration of the facts of the matter. First of all I would remind him thai If it were not for these firms wheat farming on its present scale would have been out of the Question. Old hands will remember the time when in stead of the exporters regulating the price of...

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