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MOTOR CAR ON FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
MOTOR CAR ON FIRE. On Sunday evening after tea Mr. W. Dobson took a run to Harden In Tits Buick motor, and just before entering Harden, he lit a new. tail light, and about five minutes afterwards arrived at Kelly's Hotel, leaving the car in front of ttie hotel with the engine stop* ped. About half an hour later a per* son came into the hotel and said the car was on fire. On going out it was discovered that the tail light had ig> nlted the hood and back portion of the car. A few buckets of water soon put the flames out. On returning lictnc, when about two miles out of Harden the fire again broke out, not having been properly subdued, but It was extinguished without any fur ther damage.
BULLOCK IN A SULKY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
BULLOCK. IN A SULKY. Yesterday ' some excitement was caused in town when a bullock was driven through the streets in a sulky. It appears that Mr. It. McMillan had a bullock which he can work in a dray, or cart, and which 'was doing odd jogu. Yesterday however, his son I nut the bullock in the sulky, and went for a drive round town. The excite I nient occurred when the animal was in the main street, getting beyond con* i | trol and bolting. In the course of Its career it ran Into two motor cars and a sulky, and caused a horse attached to another sulky to bolt. No dam* ' age of any consequence was done. Mr. i McMillan trucked the bullock to Goul | burn last night to be sold there.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
GORDON &GARLING -SOLICTOR S. I/YNCH STREET, YOUNG. Koorawatha visited every Saturday, j Murrumbnrrnh, Harden and' other f centres by appointment. * Special consideration given to Land * Board matters. Money to Lend on all classes of se* curlty In large or small sums.
ELECTORAL PROSECUTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
ELECTORAL PROSECUTIONS. During the past week the Divisional | Returning Officer for Werrlwa (E. E. i Cuplt) prosecuted a number of persons I for breaches of Electoral Law by fail* | ing to enrol on the Commonwealth Rolls. .... At Grenfell one person was fined-o/, and costs; Moss Vale, one person, 1/ fine and costs; Goulburn, two persons, 1/ and costs. At Mur rumburrali the P.M. took a severe view of the offence and fined several per sons 10/ and costs each.
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. JANUARY. Phases of the Moon. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. i JANUARY. JMiasea of the Moon. t4\pt Quarter, 9th, at 7.13 a.m. New Moon, 16th, at 2.42 u.m. First Quarter, 23rd, at 3.32 p.m. Full Moon, 31st. at 2.41 p.m. Sun Rises. Sets. Tuesday, 19th .. .. .. 5.3 7.9 Wednesday, 20th .. .. 5.4 7.9 Thursday, 21st .. .. 5.5 7.8 Friday, 22nd 5.G 7.8 Saturday, 23rd 5.6 7.8 Sunday, 24th 5.7 . 7.7
The Monday Witness With which is Incorporated THE BURRANCONG ARGUS TUESDAY, JANUARY 19th, 1914. Heat Wave. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Ifye "limit rg pfttnesss With which is Incorporated THE BURRANGONG ARGUS TUESDAY, JANUARY 19th, 1914. Heat Wave. The highest temperatures recorded 80 far for this year were registered during the past few days. The fol lowing are the maximum and minimum readings at Young, since Thursday Jast: Thursday, 14th 58 92 Friday, 15th ...... 58 - '94 SatMrday, 16th .... CI 96.5 Sunday, 17th ...... iS8 98 Monday, 18th ...... 6S 101 Tuesday, 19th .... 73 98 Last night was the hottest experien* ced during thrf present summer. Yes terday's reading has only been reach ed twice this summer, viz., on the 13th and. 14th December, when the glass rose to 101 degrees.
VISIONS OF WEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
VISIONS OF WEALTH. visit us all, at times, but are not likely to come true without tlio good health which will ennble us to. grasp tho wealth tlmt continual striving brings. Nothing Is so tiuro to pull down the vitality as the constant Colds, Coughs,, and Catarrh, which afflict so many people; and nothing will so surely pre vent those weakening diseases as Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery for Coughs and Colds, that remarkable curatlvo medicine for all disorders of tho Nose, Throat and Lungs. This new oclcn* tine specific 1s unsurpassed. It will quickly relieve the most obstln* ato Coughs the worst cases of Hoarse ness, Sore Throat, or Catarrhal dis charge from the eyea' or nose. It 1b guaranteed. Try- It. Price 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable nt W. P. Weed en's. -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
THE HUSTLERS THE HUSTLERS THE HUSTLERS THE MEN'S SHOP. WHERE GASH TELLS There is scarcely a home in this District for which this .Store, doesn't hold something that will prove as good an investment aa money ever went into. Time and again we have prov ed to buyers that our* Gash Prices show a direct saving as compared to. those obtaining elsewhere. - We are always ready to prove this fact to you. As an example we quote the follow* ins list which will .give you a fair idea of the "Gilt-Edge" investments which we can offer you. MEN'S PELT HATS, any style, in wide, medium or narrow leaf, right up to the minute shapes, 4/11. MEN'S WASHING HATS,1/6 and 1/11 MEN'S WHITE INDIA GAUZE SIN GLETS, 1/3 each. MEN'S UNDER FLANNELS iDark. Grey), 1/11 each. MEN'S' WHITE DRILL TROUSERS, each. MEN'S CREAM, WHITE, or PAWN. MERCERISED POPLIN TROUS ERS 4/11 and 5/11 pair. MEN'S DARK.. GREY.. STRIPE TWEED TROUSERS,' very special value, 3/11 pair. MEN'S .. MERCERISED .. WHITE ..TWILL TENNIS SHIRTS, c. and ...
Ireland and the War VIEWS OF A CLARE MAN. "THIS 'HEAVEN-SENT' JIM LARKINS' AND JACK McNEIL'S." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
I Ireland and the War VIEWS OF A CLARE MAN. "THIS 'H10AVEN-SHNT' JIM LAIl KIXS* AND JACK McNKlL/S." The following from the pen of an Irish Nationalist to a friend in Gunda gai, .should be of Interest in the way of demonstrating the spirit In which the war is viewed by the people gen orally In the "old land": "How little we dreamt wheu we last had a chat across the sea that not only this poor country but almost the whole civilised world would be suddenly plunged Into such horrors as we have read of during the past few weeks. ... So far It has not affected us here beyond the hardships entailed by the abnormal rise in the price of the necessaries of life. But there are indications which are far from cheer* Ing, and as for rumours and false re ports if one were to pay the slightest attention to u fifth of them the asy lum would be one's abode very soon. Happily things arc quite normal here, nothing beyond .the uneasiness to in vestors in breweries, cottou and kin dred industries, and, o...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
COMMERCIAL. Australian, Mercantile, Land and Fi nance Company, Ltd, weekly produce report:-Rabbit skins: Best bucks, 6d to 7Jd; average to good, 4Jd to GJd; mixed lots, 2^d to 3!fd; inferior Id to 2£d; does, IS to 2Jd. Sheep Skins:-43,376 were offered as compared with 69,774. A large number of buyers wero present and competition was very keeu throughout. Pelts ruled firm at last week's values while woolled Merino skins were at times 2d deared and crossbreds, id. Quotations: Crossbreds- Best full* woolled, to 7 5-8d; best, medium-wooll ed, 5Jd to 6Jd; best short woolled, 4 5-Sd to 5Jd. Merinos- Best full woolled, 6£d to 7d; best half-woolled, 4!Jd to 5!^d; best short woolled, 3 5*8d to 4 3-8d; lambs, xbred, 5d to 6d; me rinos, 3!Jd to 43d; pelts, xbred 3d to 3!Jd; merino, 2Jd to 3 1-8d. Tallow.-Best butchers, mixed £26 5s to £26 15s; good color, £25 10s to £26; medium, £24 10/ to £24 17s 6d; broken-packages, £18 and upwards. Hair, Horns, Bones, Beeswax, etc. Horse and cow hair and st...
New Ministers MR. BURGESS IN THE RUNNING. ONE OF THE OLD BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
New Ministers MR. BURGESS IN THE RUNNING. ONE OF THE OLD BRIGADE. The Government party is (says the "Evening News") now keenly concern ed about what has been called a de distribution of portfolios. The vac ancy, due to the untimely death of Mr. Trefle, will, It is stated be filled by a country member, and competition will be keen. Mr. George A. Burgess, member for' Burrangong, who represents a wide agricultural area,- has come into the running, and his supporters point out that Mr. Neilsen and he were closely associated in formulating a land policy which the Labor movement, at the in stance of the A.W.U., practically en* dorsed. It is further stated that, when Mr. Ncllsen announced that pol icy, lie made his notes in consultation with Mr. Burgess. The member for Burrangong has been In Parliament for over 13 years and was one of the team which bore the brunt of the heavy days of Opposition, and when not many more than 20 members com prised the full strength of the Labor party in the ...
MOTOR SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
MOTOR SPORTS. The postponed motor cycle sports will take place on Tuesday, 26th inst., at the Show Ground, and the commit tee of Red Cross hope for a good at* tendance. Several special attrac tions are being "arranged. "Will per sons wishing to assist the committee please send donations of cakes, milk, sugar,' etc,, to Mrs. Chant or to Mrs. G. Reynolds, Burrowa street, on Mon day next, where they will be packed.
Savage Attack MAN ATTACKED ON THE RIVER BANK. ALLEGED ASSAILANT STILL AT LARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
( Savage Attack MAN ATTACKED ON THE RIVER '.BANK. ALLEGED ASSAILANT STILL AT LARGE. A man named John Egan was re moved to the Waggn District Hospital at an* early hour on Friday morning, suffering from Injuries which, if his story is reliable, were sustained as the result of a particularly-savage assault by two men. Constable Johnson found the man In a semi-conscious Htate on the town side of the Humpdeji Orldgo, on the bank of the river near what is known an canvas town, shortly after midnight. Egan's head was laid open prid from a gash blood hud flowed down over his clothes. An artery.in the arm had also been severed and blood was flowing cuplously. The constable lmd tho man removed to the hospital, where a doctor insert ed several stitches in the wounds. Tho man subsequently returned to his camp, whero he had horses, with no one else to attend them. He was, however, taken to the hospital agaiu for further treatment, and it is ex pected that he will have to be fid* | mltted as a p...
BITTEN BY A SNAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
BITTEN BY A SNAKE. Whilst engaged digging out rabbits at Mr. P. It. Finn's residence, "Avon dale," Young, Mr. Alex Wallace, Junr., was bitten on the back of the hand by a snake. He saw a rabbit in a burrow; and put his hand in to draw, the rabbit out, when he was bitten by a snake. Mr. Finn at once ren dered first aid, and had the patient conveyed to town for treatment, with the result that he whs able, to return to work to-day.
District News SENDICK MORRELL. THE WHEAT GRAB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
District News SENDICK MORRELL. (From our Correspondent). THE WHEAT GRAB. The dissatisfaction. In the wheat deal still exlats and. although many, farmers are of tho opinion that the Government did the right thing In fix ing tho price of wheat, still by their action In.seizing tho.wheat and taking tho country stations out of the hands' of tho millers, and giving It to the ex porting firms causing more expense to the consumer and bringing in a system of sweating-a thing that the Democratic Government have at elec tion time always kept before the work WELCOME HOME. I Mr. Joseph Lowe, who is about to [proceed to the front returned home jn few days ago; as he u tne second representative of BendL'k Morrell who : has enlisted, he was'met by a few !friends at a social uctd t»t ki-j pyreiit? [residence. We wish hhu the ln»M of I luck at tho front rind'a t-afo return.
HARDEN. Saturday, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
HARDEN. (From bur-.correspondent.) Saturday, Jan. 10. without question the largest public ' meeting of farmers, convened by the local (Murrumburrah) branch of the P. and S. Association was held In the Mechanics Institute, Harden, to-day. Over 70 being present. Mr. Neville Graham, president of the Shlrc in | the fchair. Mr. A. J. Newaon, who movod the -principal resolutions, endorsing those ! agreed to at the public .meeting at : Binalong said-"This seizure of wheat is the most serious thing, that out.side of the war, and drought, has ever tak en place in Australia, and unfortun | ately the business men and townspeo ple. do not realise the serious position the wheat Industry--one of our prirv cipal primary products, is In. Hut the price of wheat is really a second ary matter. The great principle in volved is that an Australian State Par liament can by legislation overrule one of the fundamental principles of our Federal 'Constitution We fought for Federation for many reasons, but In*...
Young Turf Club ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Young ,turf Club ANNUAL MEETING. Tlie annual meeting of members of the Young Turf Club was- held at the Australian >Iotcl last night. . Mr. F. Tout (President), occupied the chair and there were also present: Messrs.'D. McKenzie, and \v. J. H'ils (vice-presidents), IV. O. Brederi (hon. treasurer), W. J. Coffey, P. Watdron, A. Liddiard, T. F. Dun, J. Langridge, A. B. Phillips, R. McMillan, H. L. pjiillips, and F. H. Hopwood (secre tary).' Apologies for non-attendance were received from Messrs. W. Jas prliiza, J. X. "Dwyer, T. F.. Tresilian4 and W. C. Elleriuan. ANNUAL REPORT. The secretary rend the annual re port for the year 191-1, -which was as follows: To the .Members of the Young Turf Club.-" Gentlemen,-In accordance with the usual custom, your' committee has much pleasure in presenting you with the Annual Report upon the workings of the club tor the year 1914. Through out the year considerable interest has been maintained by members of the Committee, and not on any occasion d...
Xmas Gifts for Soldiers WHAT THE CHILDREN OF YOUNG DID. THANKS FROM ROYALTY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Xmas Gifts for Soldiers WHAT THE CHILDREN OF YOUNG DID. ? THANKS FROM ROYALTY. The Princess Mary and Sir George Held acknowledge Xraas gift of £20 from the "Children of Young." The Mayor of Young, Mr. I,. Tlor ney lias received the following letters from Sir George Reld und from the Princess Mary acknowledging the gift of £20 sent in November for Xrahs gifts for the Soldiers: 72 Victoria street, ? Westminster, London, 4th Dec., 1914. Dear Mr. Mayor,-I received from t^e Commonwealth Bank in London a cabled remittance of £20 15s subscrib I ed by the children of Young, to the Princess Mary's Sailors' and Soldiers' Xnias Fund. I at once forwarded the amount to her Royal Highnoss and would be much obliged If you will hand the enclosed letter of acknowledgment to those by whom the subscription was sent. Sincerely yours. fSIcnod) -G. H. Held: Buckingham Palaco, 28th Nov., 1914. "My Dear Held,-I have handed your letter and cheque of £20 15b to the Princess Mary, and am directed by Her Royal...