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SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
SPORTING. Mr. D. H. .McFarlano's Single Port won the Ladies Bracelet and the Bach dor's Bag»at Tlranua Picnic Races last week. Coronatua, winner of the Anniver sary Handicap at Caulfield on Satur day, is a Htoutly bred gelding, and as ho is only Ave years old, even better things might be expected t>f him in Die future- He is by the 3uneo dis trict sire, Portnnatus, from Knngulan dai, by Trident, from Nellie. Tho following programme was adop ted for tho Young T. C. Races on March 10th and 11th, at the meeting last night." First Day: Newmarket Handicap, G furlongs, £15; Trial Stakes, G furlongs, £10; Young T. c. Handicap, 1 mile 130 . yds., (once round), £30; Welter Handicap, 7 fur longs, £16; Autumn Handicap, G fur longs, £10. Second Day-MacKenzle Handicap, 0 furlongs, £15; Second Trial Stakes, G furlongs, £10; Town Plate, one mile, £20; Highweight Han dicap, 7 furlongs, £15; Farewoll Handi cap, 6 furlongs, £10. All entries close Wednesday, March, 3rd, at 8 o'clock| The Young Turf...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Personal. Mr. J. t-\ Allen,:M.L.C. ,(West Aus tralia) lias been . on a . visit to Ills brother Mr.' Richard Aliens of Young,; 'during ;t!io* past «fewcdays:>: Mr. ' Al len' wos accompanied, by hisldaughter,. and left again lastnlght for.Sydney. Mr. ;liichard'Allen "-accompanied his brother- as far^as Sydney, .and will spend a few. days in tho city on busi ness. Mr. "Allen represents West Province!. In the., Liberal, interests*, in the Upper House, defeating* one of the strongest. Labour, men in -the. West^by eleven votes. Mr. H. W. Webb, and family, of Biooinflcld, Grenfell-road, after a three years residence in ,Sydney,-have'.re turned to Bloomfield to reside. Mr. Webb went to Sydney in;order that his children might receive the benefits of college education. HVe-aro sure $Ir. and Mrs. Webb's many friends in the district will be glad'to Welcome them back again. Mr. J. T. Stratton, as' a retiring President at tho hospital meeting on' Tuesday night last, after thanking tho Press fo...
A Minister's Resignation TO PREVENT ANTI-GERMAN FEELING. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
A Minister's Resignation TO PREVENT ANTI-GERMAN FEELING. ADELAIDE, Tuesday. In order to prevent antlCerman feel-' tug,- Hermann- Homburg, Attorney* General of South Australia/ lias re signed Ms portfolio. ; The1 Casino Express ha^be'en saying nasty-; things about - tlie;J maimer' In . which.- the ^tickets for the Press .were' doled out at the neighbouring*town'of. Bnllina'fl races:-"Ballina Race Club' is about themeanest^ on record" it says; "although they made a'big profit on their Xmaa meeting,we.iwer.o infor med that they could not affordto give a lady's ticket to the Press. In all fairness we will admit that Secretary Stone offered us a reduction on a tick et for two days.'*-The Ballina Bea con" in a column reply, wants-to know what the Express- wants. "Perhaps (says the Beacon)' it expects the Sec retary to carry its representative -to the course, and even.if that was done, he would probably get kicked at the end of the day's sport, if he did not put hint on to all the winners,...
To-Day's War News. THE SOISSONS BATTLE. THE FRENCH OUTNUMBERED. MORE GERMAN ATROCITIES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
I To-Day's War News. THE S0I8S0NS BATTLE. . THE FRENCH OUTNUMBERED. 'MORE GERMAN ATROCITIES. ; SY55EV, ^Tuesday.' I The London ^'Tildes'!-explains that | i the British succfcss' ntlCa Bassee is i unconfirmed. Mud Is rendering the^ 'trenches'. a quagmire.. A heavy artil lerybattle is proceeding. I Wounded French soldiers state that -10,000 Frenchmen are engaged ! fighting 40,000 Germans'at Soissons. " i Bridges at Mirsy and Venusal. were . swept away, but French engineers al though subjected to long range artU lery fire worked day and night, several being drowned until the bridge was re paired. When the general force retired, the Germans attacked in.clotv) Two batallions were annihilated by bridge head defenders, who sheltered behind a wall. After the French had fired almost their last charge; the mitruilleuses were fired forcing the .Germans to fall back, and enabling the French rearguard to' retrpat. The Russian Government is com plaining about atrocities perpetrated by Austrian an...
Motor Ambulance from Young. RED CROSS WANT HELP. £135 ALREADY RAISED. ANOTHER £400 REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Motor Ambulance from Young. j . RED CROSS WANT HELP. £135 ALREXBY RAISED. ANOTHER £4i)0 REQl.'ililSI). Mrs. Metcalfe, lion, secretary and treasurer, has received recefpt and let* ter Of thanks from; the lion, treasurer' Mr. Wilfred Docker (Sydney), and ex ecutive committee for the bank draft for £135 (not £125' as stated in- for* nier issue) from Young branch as a donation towards purchase of a motor ambulance-in following terms-"Will j you kindly convey to the niemberr. of your Branch my. lieartfelt -thanks on behalf of. the Executive Committee for this most generous-und useful gift."-: Yours faithfully,'Wilfred Docker, lion, treasurer. V" " Tho Mayoress . and. . Executive of Young are most anxious to be able to forward complete-ctist" of the motor ambulance as appealed "for by.ithe .Mlni&fen for Defence, and the-'A.M.C; and Mr;» Henry Cliew will-give £5-to? wards the cost, if 19 others will do the same and thus raise' another £100 towards the £550.. tequlred. Surely this c...
ON THE VERGE OF WAR. Italy Roumania, Greece and Bulgaria. More Help for the Allies SYDNEY, Tuesday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
ON THE VERGE OF WAR. Italy Roumania,' Greece and ? Bulgaria. More Help fdr the Allies SVDNEY, Tuesday Afternoon. The Paris "Figaro" states that Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, and Roumanla, are about to enter the A\'ar. It states that, Italy and Roumania will attack Aus'' tria, while Bulgaria and Greece will settle accounts with.-Turkey".* The report that the British captured important positions at La Bassee 1B officially denied. The British artil-, lery, however, damaged the enemy's, positions near Armentieres.
Carpenters Cease Work GOVERNMENT DOCKYARD TROUBLE. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Carpenters Cease Work GOVERNMENT"'DOCKYARD TROUBLE. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. Six hundred carpenters and 400 oth er unionists employed., at the Spite, Government dock yards;' Williamstown iittlng up transports, ceased work owing to the Naval -Utchitect refusing to recognise an agreement providing for working duty from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Assistant Minister for Defence stated last night that no further work upon troopships will1 go to the State dockyards. For the future the Com monwealth will control all labour em ployed upon on its own works.
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
OBITUARY. &nbsp; &nbsp; A shooting accident, which resulted fatally occurred on the Barabula Riv- er, on January 5th, when Thomas Ab- berton, son of Mr. Michael Abberton, of Canowindra (formerly of Mummell) who had been on a sporting excursion with the sons of Mr. Grant, by some means discharged his gun, the shot entering the lad's head. They were riding at the time, and one of his com- panions galloped to Canowindra, for medical assistance; but before the &nbsp; arrival of the doctor the boy had expir- ed. The deceased lad was a general favorite, and his death cast a gloom over the whole district. For some &nbsp; &nbsp; years he had been attached to the pos- tal service at Canowindra. He was only in his 17th year.
WOMAN CHARGED WITH BIGAMY. ORANGE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
WOMAN CHARGED WITH BIGAMY. ORANGE, Saturday. At the Stuart Town Police Court, Selina Jones (or Martin) was charged with bigamy. The evidence against accused, who lives at Ginger creek, was that in 1888 she married David Martin or Apoley, at Evans' Creek, near Blayney, and that on September 1 1914, she went through the form of marriage with John H. C. Jones, of Ginger Creek, at the Preshyterian Church, Orange. Accused and Mar- tin were separated by judicial deed 18 years ago, and since then they saw each other only once, and never had spoken. Accused was committed for trial at the Orange Sessions, on Feb- ruary 23. Bail was allowed.
OBITUARY. MRS. JOHN CARTER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
OBITUARY. MRS. JOHN CARTER. On Friday last Mrs. John Carter, a &nbsp; former resident of Young, passed away &nbsp; at her residence, 260 Oxford street, &nbsp; Paddington. The late Mrs. Carter, who was 66 years of age, resided at Young, for some years, during which time her husband conducted the store now occupied by Mr. Richard Allen. She was a general favorite with all who knew her, and much regret will be felt when the news of her decease is known. The funeral took place on Saturday last, the remains being con- veyed to St. Matthias' Church of Eng- land, Paddington, and afterwards to the Waverley cemetery, where the in- terment took place. A husband and grown up family of sons and daugh- ters are left to mourn.
DEATH OF AN HOTELKEEPER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
DEATH OF AN HOTELKEEPER. The death is reported or Mr. Wil- liam Henry Haddon, proprietor of the Commercial Hotel, Millthorpe, and for- merly of Young, after a short illness. His demise was both sudden and unex- pected. He was a successful busi- ness man. Starting his career with a hairdressing saloon at Coolamon, and later at Corowa, he from that &nbsp; entered the hotelkeeping business and conducted hotels at Wyalong, Young (Railway Hotel), Wombat, and Parkes and it was from the latter place he went to Milthorpe to take over the Commercial. Deceased leaves to mourn their loss a widow and six children (three boys and three girls) &nbsp; the eldest child being only 14 years of &nbsp; age, while the others are of tender &nbsp; years. His mother Mrs. Gazzard, of &nbsp; Molong survives him.
Accident at Wambanumba. BOY'S NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Accident at Wamba- &nbsp; numba. &nbsp; BOY'S NARROW ESCAPE. &nbsp; &nbsp; At Wambanumba yesterday after noon Frederick Kleem (aged nine years), son of Mr. J. F. Kleem, had &nbsp; a narrow escape from a very serious accident. It appears that the boy was in the company of his cousin Mr. Henry Krebs, junr., who was splitting &nbsp; posts in one of Mr. Kleem's paddocks. &nbsp; Tho boy was sitting in the shade some little distance away from where Krebs was using the hammer and wedges, when by some means the hammer slip- ped. The handle of this struck the boy on the upper lip with such a force that it penetrated to his gums. With all haste he was brought to Young in a semi-conscious condition, and ad- mitted to the Burrangong District Hospital; where he is being treated. The injuries are most painful, but it is expected that he will bo able to re- turn to his home in a few days. Had the hammer and not the handle struck him probably ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
WEDDING. At St. Mary's Church, Young, on Saturday last, the marriage of Mr. M. G. Croke, storekeeper of Tub- bul, with Miss Fanny McCabe (young- est daughter of Mrs. and the late Mr. P. McCabe, of Currawong street, Young, and formerly of Tubbul, was celebrated by the Very Rev. Father Hennessy. The proceedings were of a quiet nature. Mr. and Mrs. Croke left by the evening train on a honey- moon tour, and their future home will be at Tubbul. We extend our best wishes. Wedding. DEBNAM—MURPHY. The marriage of Mr. Thos. Deb- nam, second son of Mr. Chas Debnam of Temora road to Miss Emily Louisa Murphy (eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Murphy, of Burrowa St., Young, was celebrated at St. Mary's Church at Young, on Wednesday last. The bride was dressed in white silk trimmed with lace and insertion and square train, trimmed with shadow lace and satin bows, wreath and veil, and carried a bouquet of white flowers, ferns and satin streamers. The &nbsp; bridesmaid, Miss Mary Debnam...
DISTRICT NEWS. HARDEN. HARDEN, Jan. 16th. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
DISTRICT NEWS. &nbsp; HARDEN. (From our Correspondent). HARDEN, Jan. 16th. The largest meeting of farmers ever held in the district took place to-day in the Mechanics' Institute, Harden to consider the wheat question. Mr. N. Graham, president of Shire of Demon- drille, in the chair. The resolutions carried at the public meeting held at Binalong on the 6th inst were endors- ed. Also the following: "That where wheat weighs 60lbs. f.a.q., there should be no deductions made by the &nbsp; buyer. Owners to have the right to sell for chickfeed any inferior grain." Recognising that under ordinary con- ditions the value of our wheat is bas- ed on its price in the London market, to enable the growers to receive the full advantage of same, the time is now opportune to form a Co-operative &nbsp; Farmers' Shipping Company, and that a committee consisting of Messrs. S. E. Roberts, A. J. Newson, J. A. Ford, W. Affleck, and R. Gibson, bring up a report re same as early as po...
Red Gross. WHAT YOUNG IS DOING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 January 1915
Red Gross. WHAT YOUNG IS DOING. Although the Tubbul Working cen- tre of Red Cross was only opened by the Mayoress on December 4th. This branch was already done splendid work. The following sums of money have been collected by Mrs. E. Gor- don, and expended on material for making into clothing for our sick and wounded soldiers and which Mrs. Ed- ward Gordon, hon. secretary and trea- surer, acknowledges with thanks, viz. -The Misses Browne and Masters M. and H. Browne (Memagong) £2.5s, Rev. John Smith £1, Mr. Patrick Wall £2 2s, Miss Florrie Apps 10/, Mrs. C. Terry 10/6, Mr. H. C. Lamb 6/, and Mrs. T. Murray 5/ and pelts for sheepskins waistcoats. The hon. Sec. Young, wishes to thank Tubbul for the splendid contributions of 9 pairs of flannel pyjamas, 4 knitted muf- flers, 1 Balaclava cap, 1 dozen hand- kerchiefs, 1 pair knitted socks, 3 chol- era belts. All of which have been marked and forwarded to the Depot, Sydney. Young Committee also thanks Tubbul committee for eggs and pelts re...
Pastures Protection Board [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
) Pastures Protection. ! Board ; j The usual monthly-meeting,of the Young Pastures Protection Board was 'hold yesterday tiiorhirigV Director J. Rutherford (chairman) presided, and Hliera were also'.present: J. 13. Tunney, J. A. Garry, "Sir Wm. Cunninghame, G;.- P. .Bolton, M. I. Browne, H. G. 'Thackorny. . Measra. Vigars' and Sky (auditors) wrote stating .that they had audited tho books and accounts of the Board, and found that tho books had been well kept and In ordor. Mr. Cannon was congratulated by members of the Board ori tjjo manner in which he had at tended to his. secretarial duties. .»e Chief Inspector of Stock wrote 3tating that permission to appoint a temporary, assistant rabbit-inspector had been granted. ' Two tenders for printing the rolls were received, vis:-Witness £6; Chronicle, £5 17s Cd. The lowest ten der was nccepted. Mr. P. J. Roche, of "Caniling," was appointed to receive scalps on tho ap plication of residents of Binalong .dis trict. Sorgeant Barnes of Burrowa...
Railway Accident. SYDNEY-MELBOURNE EXPRESS DELAYED AT HARDEN. BUMPS INTO VAN ON MAIN LINE. LOUVRED VAN WRECKED. NO INJURIES TO PASSENGERS. WONDER WHY THE DELAY. HARDEN, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
Railway Accident. SYDNEY-MELBOURNE EXPRESS ' - DELAYED AT.HARDEN. BUMPS INTO VAN ON MAIN LINE. ' ? . LOUVRED VAN WRECKED. ? NO INJURIES TO. PASSENGERS. WONDER-WHY THE DELAY. ' ' . HARDEN, Friday. An accident occurred at the Harden railway yards at about 2 o'clock this morning which might easily have been attended by fatal consequences. The Sydney to Melbourne express, which passes thr&ugh Harden at 2 a.m. ran into a louvred van standing on the main line at the Harden railway sta tion, with such force that the van was totally wrecked. The forco of the impact threw the van into two more trucks loaded with lucerne, which were standing on an adjoining line, but these did not suffer to any extent. The permanent way was torn up a lit tle by one of the wheels of the van. I^ortunately no damage was done to the fcxpress, and the passengers could not realise that they had had such a nar row escape. The first intimation many of them got of the accident was when thinking that the expres...