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Rabbit Destruction POISON CART OR DIGGING OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
jf Rabbit Destruction POISON CAUT Ott DIGGING OUT. At yesterday's ineoting of the Young P. P. Hoard the question of. rabbit destruction cropped up, when the gen eral opinion of members was that the poison cart was the best means of destruction. Mr. J. A. Garry brought forward the question of rabbit destruction. In consideration of the largo increase of tho pest, ho thought that something should ho dono to compel all landown ers to dig out each year one tenth of their holdings. It was pointed out that the only thing that could bo done was to compel them to destroy rab bits and It depended to a large extent on whether they got a live inspector. A good inspector could do a lot to compel owners to get rid of the rab bits, As regards digging out, tills menus was all right for the person who only had an area of a few thousand [ acres, but when it came to 10,000 or r 20,000 acres, the poison cart was the J only means of coping wJth them. In many places the poison cart had done excellent wo...
SPECIAL HORSE SALE. GOULBURN, TUESDAY, JAN. 12th [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
SPECIAL HORSE SALE. GOULBURN, TUESDAY, JAN. 12th [ W. H. Whcatley reports having yard ed 250 horses to a very largo attend anco of buyers. Competition wa9 good and bidding free from tho start, result ing in tho salo of practically the jvholo yarding (239 sold) in record time, the sale being comploted by 4 o'clock and every horso dclivored by 6 o'clock. Both buyers'.and sellers were natural ly very/pleased with tho manner in which tho salo -vyas conducted. Trucks were In readiness and all horses- *es patched by, Thursday morning. Three and four year old draughts made £16^ to £20 to £30; 2-year-old draughts, £10 to £16 to £23; yearlings, £10 to £15; boat light^horues, from^£15 to £20; po nies £10 to £15.Tho demand for grow ers and liorsc3;'for military purposes was .particularly..' good.' v Our next hortfG sale, Tuesday, February 9th. . lTyou require .'a baro : put dowo. or a windmill plant fully orocted consult BobvJiartln, Marmora Supply Co., Younj.
THE WOOL MARKET. AN IMPROVED DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
?THE WOOL -MARKET. AN IMPROVED DEMAND. The strong inquiry which character* ised 'the Brisbane,'wool auctions last week was In evidenco at last Tuesday's Sydney sales. WlncHcombo, Carson, .' Ltd. report that super' lines were eoceriy compet ed for and prices showed an advance of from 5 to 7J per cent, compared with December rates. The slight weakness, in crossbreds ^apparent at the beforo Xmas Bales', has been fully removed values being fully 10 per cent, higher. ' Tho 'special fenturo of the . sales however, . wad - tho! improve ment shown -in prices for medium fleeco and freo skirtings. An advance of 10] per cent!'was Mc'orded in most cases*.Amerifc'a was particularly ac tive on these lines. Yorkshlre'bought mainly ln qrossbreds* Japan also lent good support to the maTket.' Whilst freo lines still command, tho market burry and Bccdy wools aro attracting moro attention and the less faulty par cels are now-saleable, at 73 to 10 per cent advance on the offers available in . November a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
AN END TO MOULDY OR DRY TOBACCO 11 Qnlt a VMlW Cltsol «(feel tie ctaiilbi .I "CHAHPSON." Eintf toaled 2 oz. Tin GUARANTEED-being TESTED UNDER PRESSURE^ CHAMPION TOBACCO AIR-TIGHT TINS. Nl PIPES GUARANTEED. ALL TOBACCONISTS. LAND & FINANCE GOV. LTD. SYDNEY WQPL, PI10DU.CE, SALESMEN IIOAL DISTRICT HEPRESENTATIVE District Representatives-* D. G. Treharno and J. L. Sands. its' ABOUT^ RHt-UMATISM./ Sufferers from rheumatism "will find the following letters of groat Interest: From Mr. W. Chandler, '2i Karl Street, O Windsor, "Vic. » "For some years r I ...suffered from rheumatic pains, in my .legs and arms, the joints of . which would become much swollen, and I could hardly move about. I tried.various remedies without deriving '.much benefit. Then I tried Warndt's Safe Cure, and in a fow weeks, th^palns ceased to troublo me, and havo not since returned." From Mr. E. fAvery, Barker Avenue, Claremont, Perth, W.A. "For a long time I suffered from at tacks of acute rheumatism. I had m...
Burrangong District Hospital [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
Burrangong District Hospital The following reports .wo to he pie sonted to the annua! meeting of the Durrangong District Hospital: TREASURER'S REPORT. Ladios and Gentlemen,- I do not proposo to deal with every item of income and expenditure included in the accompaning statement of receipts j und expenditure." Under tho.head ings set out, ovory item is detailed, and thoy will be both read to you, and printed for circulation amongst sub scribers, after the annunl meeting. Commencing the year wiUv investe'd funds, aggregating £1100, this item was reduced to £600, inasmuch as the Muni cipal. debenture Loan was refunded on tiie 31st December. The amount 1 was £500, and was paid to the credit of tlio current account, and when it Is considered that the balance to credit of the current account is £404 Gs lid, and the year commenced with a cred it balance of £412 18/11, -it will be seen that the committee has met sbme: heavy expenso during the period under review. Salaries and wages are resp...
Trading with the Enemy SYDNEY OIL MERCHANTS. SUBSTANTIAL FINES IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
Trading with the Enemy SYDNEY OIL MERCHANTS. SUBSTANTIAL FINES IMPOSED. In tho Summons Court on Wednes day, Frederick Erhard and Lionel Mon tague Moss, members of the firm o! H. H. Groth and Co., oil and color merchantsj and Erwln Muller, a clerk employed by that firm, were pro ceeded against, on Information that they had traded with tho enemy, and had attempted to trade with the en emy. Mr. Windeycr, who appeared for the Crown, explained that there were four charges, although In Justice to defend ants, he would say that &lt;^nly one at tempt at trading with the enemy would be brought before the court. Erhard and Muller appeared and pleaded not guilty. Mr. Windeyer stated that Erhard and Muller were German subjects, and had been naturalised. They iad written a letter to a firm In Holland, from whom they had been importing paint, requesting them to obtain a cer tain class of German goods, and to arrange for them to be sent to Aus tralia. There was a further instruc tion that ...
DISTRICT NEWS. MARENGO. ANNUAL RACES. MARENGO, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
DISTRICT NEWS. MARENGO. . (From our own correspondent). I ANNUAL RACES. MARENGO, Thursday. The anijUal meeting of the Marengo Jockey Club was held- at 'Mr; Cum mins' rooms on Saturday night last, when a fair number of members were present.'*,'The annual balance sheet was read by tlie secretary Mr. D. Cummins, and adopted, providing it proved satisfactory to the adultors, who had not then examined it. This showed a loss on the transactions of the past two yeans of over £20, for, on account of the raeetiug of 1913 be ing abandoned, no balance sheet was struck for that year, which loss is due mainly to the heavy expenses con nected with advertising and preparing for the abandoned meeting in 1913, during which year there was no in come. The club has now a credit bal ance of over one hundred pounds, and a membership of about 60. It was decided to hold the annual meeting on the date allotted by the W.D.H.A., Wednesday, February 24th, elected to make the necessary arrange ments. It was dec...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
Has been declared against HIGH PRICES by the SWIFT . ...BOOT CO. Comp in and -see our FAMOUS BOOTS at a reduction of , 20 per cent, marked prices The Day of Extortionate Prices is And you can now buy your Boots and Shoes at CITY PRICES and in some instances at LESS. We are gradually capturing the Bo:t trade of Young. . Our Windows Speak for Themselves. Remember the Address: The Swift Boot Co., E BURNHAM, Our "Motto"-Civility. Prompt Attention, and Quality with Cheapness mmiL.TL and are selling brokers only. Our business success depeuds solely on our ability to do well for customers. This is why growfero find it desirable to consult UP. The four original founders of the firm still actively manage it. Tkoy are assisted by specially trained expert departmental managers. Each client or enquirer secures the bost attention and advice that can be given. Write us. Address letters : Wine foe® m be, Carson Um5t@c! Wool Brokers Sydney. Anthony From Monday, Jan. 25, 1915 GENUINE REDUCTIONS IN E...
At the Races RED CROSS WILL HAVE TEA ROOM. MORE FUNDS FOR THE MOTOR AMBULANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
At the Races RED CROSS WILL HAVE TEA . . . ROOM. - - MORE FUNDS FOR- THE MOTOIt AMBULANCE. So pleused was the committee of the Young Red Cross Society at the suc cess attending their efforts when they took charge of the tea room at the recent pouy races that they 'have ac cepted the offer cf the Young Turf Club to run the tea rcom again at the annual races on March 10 and 11 next. In this connection, Mrs. Met calfe who is with the Mayoress tak ing charge of the arrangements, has asked us to state that they will be pleased to receive donations of cakes, fruits, etc. All the surrounding cen tres-Monteaglo, Marengo, Wamban umba and other.places are to be writ ten to in order that the whole thing will be a great success. The Young Turf Club has been asked to provide extra accommodation for the ladles, so that they will not lo^e any busi ness. The room was so full last time that it was unablo to serve the people, so it Is suggested that a tem porary structure should be erected along the ...
Terrific Dust Storm at Gootamundra RAILWAY ENGINE OUT OF WATER FOG SIGNALS REQUIRED. COOTAMUNDRA, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
Terrific Dust Storm at Gootamundra RAILWAY ENGINE OUT OF WATER FOG SIGNALS REQUIRED. COOTAMUNDRA, Wednesday. Another dust storm -paused over tno town Jast night. It camo up about 5 o'clock from tho west in a black pall streaked with red. In a fow minutoa tho town was in darkness, and residents who did not obaorvo it coming had to gropo about to find mat ches to light tbo gas. Women in some instances wero terrified. Passengers on tho Tomorn train hart an exciting experience Mr. G. C. Bryant, a well-known traveller, des cribes the scene as awe-inspiring. He said the dust was observed coming behind them like an impenetrable black wall, and in front of it wero thousands of birds of all sizes trying to escape. Gradually, however, tho wall enveloped tho train and all was darkness. The Gundagai train was held up for over an hour, owing to tho engine on tho water train running out of water battling against the wind and dust. Another engine wan sent from Coota mundra to foring tho water trai...
Harden [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
Harden (From our Correspondent). Tfmt considerable progress hag bc'en mada in our business part of the town is shown by tho number ot now build ings erectcd tho iast year. Wo have Bembrlck and Dawes now Btoro, and tho conversion of their old premises into a large hoarding house, tliroo good brick Bhop3 and residences at tached adjoining tho Commercial bank. A largo two-storey hotel-tho.Grand-. A large open-air plcturo stadium, ex tension of tho motor garage, now Btoro for Killick liros. Brick re freshment rooms with residence ad joining, Mechanics Institute and olhor buildings. While for private houses as fast as they go up they cannot over take the demand. Tho Railway Com missioners. after erecting a numbor of good cottages have agreed to more be ing put up. Tenders will soon be call-1 ed for the now Presbyterian church, estimated to cost over £3000. The whole going to show tho go-ahead na ure of tho town. In addition a slto as been secured for our local gas works'. TJie.looal open...
CURRENT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
CURRENT NEWS. Another Intercession service is to be held at St. John's Church on Sun day, 7 th February. At this'service members of the various lodges in town will be asked to be present in regalia. Messrs. C. Wright, and Co. will of fer the gracing right of the. Marengo racecourse for a term of 12 months on Saturday, 30th Jnst., at their rooms. Twenty four applications were re ceived for the position of temporary ! rabbit Inspector at Young. The Band was unable to complete its usual programme in the Park on Wed nesday night owing to not being able to secure light. Next Tuesday .is a public holiday and all stores and jublic offices will be closed. Mr. J. Bond has returned to Young and opens up a new hairdressing^busl ness in Lynch street, to-morrow. The Schools of the district will e open on Wednesday next after the Xtuas vacation. It is safe to say that Young receiv ed more dust this week than on any other occasion in-the history of the town. Tickets for the motor car art union are...
OBITUARY. DEATH OF DR. R. E. RYGATE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
OBITUARY. DEATH OF DR. R. E. RYGATE. The death took place in the Sacred Heart Hospital, Young, at 4 o'clock on Wednesday morning, of Dr. Robert E. Rygate, of Grenfell. The deceased gentleman, who was 55 years of age, was the second son of the late Dr. Robert Edward Rygate, of Wellington, and Government Medical Officer at Grenfell, where his practice extended over many years. Some three or four weeks ago Dr. Rygate became an inmate of the Sacred Heart Hos- pital, Young, suffering from an attack of typhoid fever. Every attention &nbsp; was given, but despite the best of nursing, the end came as stated. The late doctor was well-known through- out the Grenfell district, where he &nbsp; was most popular with all classes of the community. Prior to coming to Young, he made, we understand, all preparations for his burial, which was carried out by a Grenfell undertaker. The remains were interred the same afternoon in the Church of England portion of the Young cemetery, the la...
THUODUNGRA MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
THUDDUNGRA MAIL. A resident of Thuddungra writes to &nbsp; complain of the manner in which the mail from Young is carried. "A short time ago (says the writer) the mail of a Kikiamah man was found on the Grenfell road and a valuable trunk lost. It was not unusual for the &nbsp; school children to pick up mail lost from the sulky. It seems a waste of &nbsp; time to complain, so the people affec ted intend to send a complaint to headquarters. The writer also sta tes that the horse driven in the mail on Monday died on tho road after being driven from Young to Blmbl. The writer expresses indignation at the treatment alleged to have been received by the horse, and asks for an investigation. The letter disclo sed a very unsatisfactory state of af fairs and as the carrying of malls is a very important public question, a thor ough investigation of the facts should be made by the postal authorities.
FORD CARS AS TRAVELLING WIRELESS STATIONS. Ford, Ontario, Nov. '14. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
FORD CARS AS TRAVELLING WIRELESS STATIONS. Ford, Ontario, Nov. '14. I .With the .European struggle raging and putting to the test all the modern means of warfare, it seems likely that now uses will he found for the motor beyond the mere matter of transporta tioii. For example, it seems probable in view of the experiments recently made with the Ford, that the right kind of automobile 'can he used'-as a travelling wireless station. Successful experiments along this line were made recently by Allan M. Thomas, a student of electrical engin eering at Toronto University, who has been for several months engaged In re* search work in connection with radio communication. Mr. Thomas rigged a testing aerial and instrument on a Ford touring car. His experiments with this improvised travelling wire* less station were' made under the aus pices of the Ontario Amateur Wireless Association. Mr. Thomas had the .choice of sov» eral cars but he selected the Ford be cause of its agility, and Its ability...
PERSONAL [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
PERSONAL Wo arc pleased, to stato that Mr. James McKnight, son of Mr. K. Me Knight of Youog,- lm? bu*u auccer.iful in passing tho Bankers' Instltuto ex amination and has securcd an appoint ment in The Rock Branch of tho Bonk ot Now South Walei. Mr. McKnight was a pupil of Mr. D. Perks, of Young. Seniorj-Insp.ector Friend (formerly inspector of Schools 'at Young), has been placed in charge of tho West-Cen tral District, including the following schools: - Annandale, Annandale North, Australia Street, Balraaln, Cam perdown, Birchgrove, Brakineville, Korest Lodge, Glebe, Newtown, Roz elle and Smith street. A cable message has been received from Mr. Geoffrey Kiddle^ ofWnlbun drie Station, near Culcairn, ?. st.iting that after a long period of hard fight ing at the front, he has six days' leave of absence, which he is spending v.-ith liis sister in London. Mr. Kiddie has been mentioned in despatch^. He lms had some narrow escapes, on one occasion a bullet passing through his coat sleeve. ...
GOOD NEWS FOR WOMEN. VISIT OF SKILFUL LADIES' SPECIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 22 January 1915
.. GOOD NEWS FOR WOMEN. VISIT OP SKILFUL LADIES' SPECIALIST. Mrs. Elgar, an experienced Spechu 11st from the head quarters slaff of the 1 Ladles College of Health, 5-1 Oxford i Street, Sydney, may be consulted at the Royal Hotel, Young,; on Thursday February 4th from 9 a.m. till G.oO p.m. This visit Is being made for the con venience of those who cannot nfforJ .the time and expense of a visit to Syd ney. livery woman in ilMieulth should embrace this opportunity of ob taining the skilful advice of on * ot hor own Hex, who speaking from wlda ex perience, will explain how good health may be restored without many of the operations now 'performed on Buffering women, and also tell'how speedy relief may be obtained from headaches, oaex* ache, pains in the sides and pit of stomach, nausea, rheumatism, catarrh, piles, biliousness, indigestion, iivor and kidney troubles, asthma, eczema etc. . Warren has a lady, dentist who has a splendid practice. , . . ~ ? V