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BIG AUCTION SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
BIG AUCTION SALE. V ; Mr. A. E. Gibbes. having disposed of his . property. "Brisbane Grove," has. instructed Messrs. C. Wright & Co., to sell by. public auction all-his farm -machinery, norses, acitlu, house i hold furniture, etc. The . plant is in first class'order and the. furniture is nearly new. The sale* will take place on Tuesday.next, February 3rd, com menclng at 11 a.m.- Luncheon will be provided. ' " v
HOSPITAL DESTROYED. MYSTERIOUS FIRE AT WEE WAA. WEE WAA, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
HOSPITAL DESTROYED. J MYSTERIOUS FIRE AT WEB \VAA. WEB WAA, Saturday. A fire occurred here-at about 2.30 this morning when the Wee Wan Dis trlct Hospital was.completely destroy ed, the isolation ward only being wiv ed. The origin of the fire is unknown at present. An explosion 1b said to have been heard. Fortunately, only three patients were In the hospital at the time, and these were nil removed safely. Matron Coulson lost every thing but Nurse Sullivan wn» more fortunate. The institution was in sured in the Mercantile Mutual Com pany for £1400 but it Is estimated that it cannot be rebuilt under £2000.
Young District War Food Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
Young District War Food Fund. . The Jotut Secretaries (Messrs. It. Humble.and J. W. Stocks), of tho Young District War Food Fund,--have received the following communication from tho Secretary , of the Sydney Chamber of Commerce, Mr. C. U. B. Gurnett: Dear Sirs,-I am in receipt of your fnvor of tho 22nd Inst., encloslug che que for £823 Us representing fourth contribution from the Young District War Food Fund to (the Chamber of Commerce War Food Fund, making a totnl of £1000 to date. I enclose receipt herewith, and am : directed by the President to convey to your Committee his personal thanlcs and appreciation for this splendid con tribution. to.our fund. You will doubtless have noticed that the dona tions of Into have rather fallen off, and your splendid-contribution at this stage Is therefore all the. more, appre ciated. Again thanking you for your hearty co-operation. yours faithfully, , C. ii, J), Gurnett, . ; Secretary. [ In a recent'speech Mr. Asqulth, Prime Minister of Great B...
GOULBURN RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
GOULBURN RACING* CLUB. " Following are the weights for the 1st day of the above club's summer meet: Ing on" Thursday and Friday: Malden'Handicap, 6 furlongs. - Ta bina 9.0, Queen May 9.0, Baroo, Tllaree, Tjrickello, Queen Signora, Warmoney 8.2, Lady Chereford, Glyndir 7.12, Liege Lass, Weelong 7.10, War Stock, Mia April, Youlsea, Wogaby 7.5. . Flying Handicap, 6 furlongs.-Cellu loid ? 9.0, Renlock S.10, Delora 8.7, Grandbrook 7.13, Tickles 7.12, Queen May 7.9, Valjean 7.5, Doahvillo 7.0, Lady Riversdale 7.0, One and Three C.12, Sylvacorn 6.10, Taster, 6.7." . Goulburn Handicap, 1 milo 70 yards. Booyamurra 9.0,,Pan Out 9.0,;Crook well, Ljlss "8.10, Colin 8.0, Miss .Hook 7.12, 'All Satin 7.9,%Nettal 7.7, IngraclR co .7.7, Queen May 7.5/ Brlony 6.12. ; ;; Trial Handicap, 6* furlongs.-Sir Ma jor^ 9.0,Seniph1c 8.12, Bayera' 8.9, In graclsco 8.5r Kln^ AHen 8.5, Jennie Brtolc 8i5;r One . and Three 8.5, Briony 8.0, Queen-Signora 8.0, Trlckello 8.0, Bynya 8.0,'*Barob ../ 8.0,Glyndir 7.12, Pa...
Australians in Egypt LETTERS FROM CAIRO. CAMPED NEAR THE PYRAMIDS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
Australians in Egypt , LETTERS FROM CAIRO. CAMPED NEAR THE PYRAMIOH. . Mrs. Prothoro has received tlio fol* | lowing letter from her con Mr. Tom | Prothcro, who la also on active .ser vice In Egypt. 1 Cairo, Deo. 1911)/ ! Dear Mother-I am rather dijupyoiu 1 ted at not hearing from any of you | at home. I fully expected letters from : you this mall. I ani nit her anxious j to see how you are all doing, I am j sure It must be rather baa them now. | Yon will see we ar»: in Egypt instead | of England. I am'not sorry either, | for It Is very cold there Just now. Well [ Mother, this place is tip-top, wa are j camped near the Pyramids. They aro [.marvellous I have been all through i them, and on the top. They are near ly 500 feet high. It Ih a very sandy place and is on the edge of the great, desert There is not a blade of grf.st: to be seen. Of course they are nearly all Arabs here; very few English peo ple. 1 am beginning to pick up their language a bit, but I get rather con fused over t...
LATER DETAILS. WHAT THE GERMANS CLAIM. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
LATER DETAILS; WHAT THE GERMANS CLAIM.' LONDON, Monday. TJie German official version of the North Sea engagement says that the British broke oft the engagement 70 miles from- Hcliogoland. They ailmU, that 'the armoured cruiser Blucher was sunk, but claim that they also sunk a British, battle cruiser. -The , British Admiralty states 'that- no. BrK tlsh ship was lost. ' The fight lasted four hours, and the firing, was plain ly heard in.tho North of Holland. ; . I
THE WAR. GEAMANS CAUGHT. A RUNNING FIGHT. GERMAN CRUISER SUNK. TWO OTHERS DAMAGED. NO BRITISH LOSSES. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
' GEAMANS CAUGHT. A. RUNNING FIGHT. GERMAN CRUISER SUNK. TWO OTHERS DAMAGED. NO BRITISH LOSSES. SYDNEY, Monday. Rear-Admiral Sir David Beattys Squadron sigttted four Gorman Battle Cruisers and a number of Destroyers making for England. The Germans Hod after a running fight. The Ger man armoured cruiser Blucber was sunk, and" two battle cruisers were .seriously damaged. There were.no British losses. The light began at 9.30, and was between the Lion, Tiger, Princess Royal, New Zealand,, and Indomitable on the British side, and the Derfliager, Seydlltz, Moltkc, and Blucher on the ; other. The Blucher capsised and sank at one o'clock. The remainder of the German vessels, including.those crippled, reached the security of the mine area. The British casualties were eleven wounded aboard the Lion. One hundred and twnety-tliree of those aboard the Blucher were res* cued. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
GOOD NEWS FOR WOMEN. VISIT OP SKILFUL LADIES* SPECIALIST. Mrs. Elgar, an experienced Special' 1st from the head quartern slaK ot tho Ladles College*of Health, 51 Oxford Street, Sydney, may bo consulted .at the Royal Hotel, Young, on Thursday February 4th from 9 a.m. till 6.30 p.ru, I This visit Is being wade for the con venience of thoso who cannot .afford j thp time and expense of a visit lo Syd- j inoy. Every woman In HWvenKh I should embrace this opportunity of ob-1 talnlng the skilful advice of'ono ot her 1 ! own sex. who speaking from wida ex perience, will explain how good health may be restored without many of tho operations now porformod on Buffering women, and also tell how speedy relief may bo obtained from headaches/back ache, painu In tho aides and pit ot stomach, nausea, rhoumatlsm, catarrh, piles, biliousness, ' Indigestion, ;ive? and kidney troubles, asthma, eczema StQi.. . . . .. 'Ice now. delivered, toanjrpart of the, town in Largo:or r PRICE-3/6 Per Cut, ^ '-Small'...
Red Cross [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
Red Dross) Mufners will 'resume work at Mrs. Metcalfe's residence on Monday next, February 1st, at 2.30 p.m.' please bring a friend-all old members , try and attend. A new and ea?iiy work ed muffler Is to be made. " Mrs. Tes ter's Sewing Circle re-opens, on Tues day next, Feb. 2nd, at 3 ptin. Will old members kindly attend .and bring | some more workers as there is a re quest in the dally papers for a great many "garments, to thoroughly equip the Australian troops now leaving. The Fruit Growers Association is ar ranging an All-Day Fete in aid of the funds to 'purchase the motor-ambul ance asked for by the Hod Cross on the 9th,February, in the Tpwn Hall. There will be many .and novel attrac tions, rfereshments, Ices, and cool drinks will be sold. Wili.the many kind- friends of our sick and.wound ed soldiers please help by sending cakes to Mrs. Chant or Mrs..Rey &lt;nolds \on the day before-or-to the hon. secretary at the Town Hail, on Tuesday, February 9th, so that there will...
Imported Clydesdales [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
Imported Clydesdales l.iu* there lias* been some activity in in' importation of stud, stock;from ...n- Mill country to Ne\v,;Sout)i Wales.. itn sotiL there aro; more animals. hi 'luaraiitino than tiave'beeri:iandod' In ii:-- s:;l'.v (or som^.tlme^and a number ortruders are represented.-. ' The. lar ni Uis recent importations, Iionv «vcr. comprises the 17pure.Clydesdale niartrs purchased in ^Scotland /or the ^:>v&lt;:r»ment. Descriptions, of the ani* have been publishedln advance, Ut those interested;-,.in.the draught '"Tm1 Mention are now-being given op* I^nniiltles to see them at the Hawkes ,ll»rX College. The stock \vas solect til liy Captain j. C. Sandorson, M.It. (,-V.s., who is one of.the Government Vfi'Tiiiarians". A party visited the '.olicgc la^t week, when the mores and Mllf-s wore brought out for Inspection i;- tin* l.ig stable yard.. Captain San .?Ht.-oh described . each animal, and wv&lt;. much interesting information on lr breeding, and the most popul...
Wireless Operator's Duties. LIFE ON BOARD A TRANSPORT. THE EMDEN ENGAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
Wireless Operator's j Duties. i LIFE ON BOARD A TRANSPORT. ; THE EMDEN ENGAGEMENT. j Mr. Ray .Ayrton, ;until recently a member of the staff of the Young Po^t ollice, has Just returned after a trip to Kpypt with.the Australian i^xpedi-ion ary forces: He was a wireless opera tor on board the transport Southera. On his- return to Sydney no secured a week's leave of absence, and at once ciime to Young, to renew acquaintance with Ills many friends here. In an interview with, a Witness representa tive, Mr Ayrton stated that tho trip' liad been a strenuous one. There were 28 transport steamers, and his boat the Southern-carried many horses. The horses stood tho Journey well, and out of 7000 only three per cent, were lost. Convoyed by H.M.A.S. ?Sydney, H.M.A.S. Australia, H.SI.S. .Minatao (the Flagship.of tho British China Squadron), and a big Japanese warship, thoy were in safe hands. .Mr. Ayrton. went on to tell us pf the slaking of the Emden. "1 was not uu duty when tho message came from...
BONG BONG PICNIC RACE CLUB. SINGLE PORT WINS CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
BOfJG BONG PICNIC RACE CLUB. SINGLE PORT WINS CUP. The Bong Bong Picnic Race Club's 29th annual meeting was opened on Thursday last, under unfavorable wea ther conditions, wind and ruin inter fering with the sport. Tho course was in good order; and there was a large attendance, including Ills Excel lency the Governor, Sir Gerald Strick land. Results: Trial Stakes, G furlongs.-Zabina, 10.3 (McDonald), 1; Soutane, -10.12 (Austin), 2; Spiel 10.12, Betting: 6 to 4 on Soutane, 2 to 1'Zabina, 4 to 1 | Spiel. Won by a length. Time 1.19J. Kater Plate, 7 furlongs.-Hymeneal, [10.13 (McDonald), 1; Kelghery, 10.13 , (Manning)', 2;.Valerie O. (Garvan), 3. ' Other starters: Florlcan, 10.13; St. | Nita, 10.13; Bonheval, 10.11. Betting Even money Hymeneal,, 2 to 1 y Val | erie O, 5 to 1 v St. Nita; 10 to 20 to 1 I each the others. Won 'by three ! lengths, 2.32J. , ? ! Bong Bong Gup, miles.--Single Port, 10.11 (Austin), 1; ^iardy. Norse man (Garvan),' 2; Master Paxil, 3.0th er starters: Blind Murphy...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
SPORTING. . I Mr. Matt Sawyer, oE Eulonio Stat ion, Beiliungra, put up something ot a rocord at Bong Dons Picnic Itncca on Friday, when his horses won the first three events on the programme, Tlioy were:-Maranta (Picnic Race, 7 fur longs, and Throsby Plate, C turlongs); and Hymeneal (Ladies' Mile). Pat Cher, who won .the Consolation Handi cap Cor Messrs. T. ,T. and J. a.' Mc Carthy, will in future not carry silk, but n military jacket, being booked for the front.
"King of France." HONORING THE GALLANT ALBERT. A PRESS SUGGESTION. VANCOUVER, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
"King of France." ' HONORING -THE GALLANT ,r ALBERT. A PRESS SUGGESTION. VANCOUVER, Sunday. . j The "Vancouver "Province" has a re* markable artlcieconcerning the Ktag of the Belgians. The figure of King Albert, it'points out, standing out'in relief, with a tra gic background, inspired the Belgian people to continue their resistance and their refusal to recognise their coun try as a product of Germany. "Destiny" the paper continues, "will call King Albert to rule a far larger country. There is a whisper that France, enthused by his gallantry, is anxious to do him honor, and may of fer him the crown. This, at first sight, might seem absurd. France, af ter long experience of Republican Gov ernment, Is still at heart Monarchists and likes the Court and its surround ings. Moreover, the nation is pro foundly disappointed with Republican ideals. "Before the war France was sick to. the death of political intrigues. President, Polncafre has proved a strong man, but when the advance begins F...