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DISTRICT NEWS. BENDICK MORRELL. BENDICK MORRELL, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
DISTRICT NEWS. BENDICK MORRELL. (From our Correspondent,). UENDICK MOItltHLL, Monday. In your issue of tlio 211ml, exception js taken to my contribution of the 19th, re tlio wheat grab. Mr.'Bartlett soems to bo under the 'misapprehen sion that I wrote imagining that he was. the Government or the Labour Party who controlled the wheat seiz ure. (Not at all). I know Mr. Bart lett is" the pay clerk'for Dalgety and Co., and know right well he is not the Government or even the member for either Burrangong or Werriwa, and perhaps not even a supporter. For the last 20 years the Labour Party has advocated a .system of one-man one job, both iu the Legislative Assembly and when louring the electorates and have taken the greatest of care to keep it before the workers. I was at a dis advantage, and of course, could only contribute the opinions of the public with whom I came in contact; thus my contribution- of the 19th. However, thanks to Mr. Bartlett's open letter of the 22nd, I am in a better ...
Hospital Finances BIG LOSS ON YEAR'S WORK. MONEY URGENTLY REQUIRED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
Hospital Finances ! BIG LOSS ON YEAR'S WORK. MONEY URGENTLY REQUIRED. The BurnuiKons District Hospital 1ms had a very bad year financially and u comparative statement prepar ed by Mr. K. W. Collins (lion, treas urer) for the past four years shows a loss on last year's working of over £400. This is decidedly unsatisfactory and ought not to be. In a district such us this there should bo no dif ficulty in securing the necessary funds to run the institution, and the com mittee, who give their time to' the hospital, should not be faced at the close of the year with a shortage of money. It is true that last year the resources of the people were taxed considerably in contributing to the var ious war fundi?, still, the hospital should not be allowed to suffer. It is a false patriotism which-prompts cur tailment of subscriptions to such Insti tutions as a hospital in order to give to the war funds, and wc feel sure that :\\Q people of Young have only to have the position fairly placed before...
GARNISHING MILITARY PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
GARNISHING MILIARY PAY. Can a storekeeper cuibmons a won that has Johied'theiMridJors, and U K» ing to the war? If lio.&lt;?an do.so,'-can lie get a garnishee''ordor and put it I into execution''-^>r.- .'J.' "NV. Matind ("Tho Land's" s»o»pUor>->epH2s: *flio nian can bo sued, hut-Jits military pay cannot be gnrnisluV>il,::;aji money.* in tho hands of the Crown cannot be gar
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
OBITUARY. There passed away at Barmedman on Saturday night, at 12 o'clock, Wil- liam Marshall, the oldest identity of the district. The decased who had &nbsp; reached the great age of 96 years, was at one time owner of Wyalong Station when that property was a wild stretch of an unimproved and unfenced cattle run. He leaves a family of two sons and daughters grandchildren and great grandchildren. The funeral took place at the Barmedman Cemetery on Sunday at 4 p.,m., and the remains &nbsp; were followed by a large gathering of mourners and old friends of the fam- ily. The late Mr. Marshall was a na- tive of County Antrim, Ireland, and came to Australia in 1840. After liv- ing, with his parents in Sydney for a time, he left for the Bendigo dig- gings. Afterwards he went to Young, where he conducted a butchering bus- iness for a time in the fifties. Later on he and Mr. Sproule purchased Tem- ora station which they later on dispos- ed of, and Mr. Marshall then purchas- ed...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
GENERAL NEWS. Out of tiic many kind and sympatlie ;ic letters received Ijy'iJlshop ltorlow, .^.reo the announ*:.'numl of his im pending resignation the following ircmi Hip Right .Rov. Dr.' Gallagher, D.Pl R.C. Bishop of Goujhuni, tvill hp read with interest:-"My dear Lord Htshop, -! he gto assure you that I "road with rreat pain the short announcement in the paper that your Lordship's health was such as to Ievl io your oslgnn th>r. at no distant day. Lot mo ux press a hope that the-o iu great &lt;;xa5 gcation in the report. Often the ac counts I used to read in tlio papers of 5our. Lordship's lahori-th » long and fatiguing journeys prsachln?, lectur ing opening Churchos etc.,' aroused luy jealousy-hut in the highest and noblest of the word. ' For I longed for the health and aeal that would enabic me to do for my own flock what your Lordship was able to do for youis. Trusting that your indisposition is only temporary, and that restored health i may enable you to continue f...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
WEDDING. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On Wednesday last the marriage was celebrated by Rev. C. P. Walk- den-Brown at the Methodist Parsonage of Mr. Frederick Ernest Williams (son of Mrs. Williams and the late Mr. E. Williams, of Wombat) and Miss Lilla May Scott (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Scott, of Wom- bat). DEATH. &nbsp; &nbsp; Yesterday morning John Francis &nbsp; Henry Hargraves, an old resident of the district died at his residence, Yass street, from senile decay, having at- tained the age of 78 years. The de- ceased was a blacksmith by trade and was of a roving disposition, and took several trips, we understand, to the South Sea Islands, and other parts. He was born in Suffolk (England) and came to New South Wales about 60 years ago, marrying Louisa Howell, at Young, in the year 1869. Deceased &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; leaves a grown up family of five sons and five daugh...
The [?] Witness With which is Incorporated THE BURRANGONG ARGUS TUESDAY, JANUARY 26th, 1915. THE LIGHTING QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
The Young Witness With which is Incorporated THE BURRANGONG ARGUS TUESDAY, JANUARY 26th, 1915. THE LIGHTING QUESTION. &nbsp; THERE is no doubt that the most important matter which the local Mun- icipal Council has to consider this year is the purchase of a new electric lighting plant to replace the now ob- solete machinery installed here in 1888. The old plant has had 26 years service and has seen its day, and the question of renewal has been more or less a nightmare to aldermen of each succeeding Council for some years &nbsp; past. From time to time repairs of an expensive nature have been carried out, these having the effect of making the plant hang out a little longer. The time has now arrived when the old is to be discarded, for the new; (when Young-the pioneer country town of New South Wales as far as electric lighting is concerned-is to have a more up-to-date service; when instead of only being able to have a light during the hours between from &nbsp; 6...
A STREET ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 26 January 1915
A STREET ACCIDENT. &nbsp; Yesterday morning, the pony attach- &nbsp; ed to a sulky belonging to Mr. J. M. Burbury bolted, and in its mad gallop through the streets collided with the iron electric lamp-post at the inter- section of Main and Burrowa streets. The sulky was completely wrecked. No one was in the sulky at the time.
Municipality of Young. COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Municipality of Young. ( COUNCIL MEETING. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Municipal Council was held last night. The Mayor, Aid. L. R. Tlerney) pre* sided, and there were also present: Aid. Rintoul, Rabhetts, Beard, Cooke, Rennie, -Whiteman and Hills-.' CORRESPONpENCE. Ail 13. Beard wrote giving notice of intention of leaving the Council's ser vice, and asking if It could be made' convenient to leave at the end of this month, Instead of the usual month's notice. . Keith Crisp asked for an increase in wages, he having completed four years of service, also asking, for annual grant of £5 due in connection with tils studies, and the usual fortnights leave of absence. ' Robert Borrott drew attention io the bad stale of the lane at the rear of "Norwood" Private Hospital in Ca pel stroet, and asking that it be re paired. .A large blackberry.bush too, was infested with rabbits. There was no light after leaving the park, leav ing "a large black blot upon the map of Young," and a most ih...
LYCEUM PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
LYCEUM'PICTURES. . './'> . To-night the Lyceum Picture Co.' will screen another good programme. The Hlar is entitled .'.'Home* Sweet Home." lathes Latest Weir Gazette and tlio Keystone "Cohoh Bavea'th© Flag":WlU; also be screened, supported by others.' Oil. Monday, and Tuesday evenings tide company in,'conjunction with Mr. J,. Iarker "The Blind Tenor," will put on first-class proprammcH of -pictures and aoagtj. Prices uh umw1. '
State Parliament LAST NIGHT'S SITTING. THE VACANT PORTFOLIO. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
State ^Parliament LAST NIGHT'S SITTING. THB VACANT PORTFOLIO. ? . 'SYDNEY. Friday. A section of the. Local Government Dill, which proposes to extend tho Par liamentary franchise to Municipal and Shire Elections, Svas introduced In the Assembly . hut night. ' The Opposi tion claimed that this, action was a Dreach of the understanding regarding . non-controversial legislation. Mr. Cann in reply to.a question, said that no'agreement had yet .been ar rived at regarding the NortonJGrlfllths scheme. / ..In c°n«ectI6n with the vacancy in the Cabinet it it; stated that a certain section of the liabour.Party'is of the ^opinion that, with a rearrangement of .portfolios there .would be; no need, for^ additional' ap'polatnientfi,;
THE WAR. THE TURKISH ADVANCE. ALLIES GAINING GROUND IN FRANCE. RUSSIANS AGAIN ACTIVE. AUSTRIA ARRANGING TO ABDICATE. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
ALLIES GAINING GROUND IN FRANCE. RUSSIANS AGAIN ACTIVB. AUSTRIA AIIRANCING TO ABDI CATE. SYDNEY, Thursday. A report from Athens states that 120,000 Turks are inarching on Egypt. Fighting is said to have occurred east of El Kantara, 20 miles south of Port Said. . Tho Turks opened fire with mountain guns. The British pat rol replied with machine guns and rif les. The Turks did not show any de sire to coiao to close quarters. The British casualties were five. British airmen dropped several bombs tho Turkish column at Birmursadad in* ilicting losses. It is semiofficially stated that Bri tish inflicted severe losses on the Turks near Mazera. The British cas ualties were 50. SYDNEY, Friday. A Paris paper states that Turkey failed to settle the Hoderah incident according to promise. Italy threatens to take action. The "Daily Mail" says that the New Zealand rammed the Blucher, crushed her deck, and demolished her guns, while the Tiger's guns swept the fore turret with guns, and crews overbo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
AUCTION) SALES Fortnightly Stock Sales SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6th. C. II. ELLEKMAN. \\nu, sell at C. Wright & Coj»' ,T Yards on SATURDAY, FEBRU ARY Otli, at 3.30 p.m. Cattle and Horses. A/c J. G1BB STIRLING: 1 PAIR BUGGY PONIES 14.2, bred by White, of Edinglassie, des cribed as a 'magnificent palp. We have a splendid demanjl for both CATTLE and HORSES and can recommend sellers to yard for this Sale. C. II. ELLERMAN & CO. Auctioneprs. Important Clearing Sale AT "BRISBANE GROVE*' Temoni Road, about 14 miles from Young. On Tuesday, 2nd February,1 1915. Commencing at 11 a.m. sharp. C. Wright & Co. XJAV15 received instructions from ' A. E. GIBBES, Esq.' (who has j disposed of his.Property and is leaving the District), to sell by Public Auction on the above date: 2 Sunshine Harvesters. 1 15-Dlsc Drill (Massey Harris). 1 5-ton Spring Waggon. 1 Spring Cart, '2 Ploughs. Set of Harrows. Heavy Pulling Down Tackle. Osborne Binder, Grader, Saw Bench. Capel 5£ h.p. Engine. Fir...
Duration of War. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Duration of War. The "Irish Times" of December, 1, says:-"A Belfast doctor who Is home from the front on brief leave being at tached to the Fourth Brigade Field Ambulance, of which Lord Cavaa is brigadier, gives an interesting 'ac count of the splendid stand of the Irish Guards in the trenches. Asked how the war was progressing, lie replied: -"Altogether in 'favour of the Allies. At the earlier stages the Prussian ar tillery was more effective than ours, but It is obvious that their ammuni tion Is deteriorating. All tlieir plans huvc failed- to materialise and I bm optimistic enough to believe that, the spring of 1015 will see an end to the war. What wo want, and what. 1 would like you to empliasise, Is rein forcements-rneu,, men, raeiv. The Irish. Guards, for example, haye: been jn tliG trenchgs.JJ,;.«JIjXSiaQO.iS&tr&ich,, an'tf owing to tfle accumulation* of wa ter they had often to sleep.in a-Btan ding position. This Is a fearful strain on physical endurance, but ...
Murrumburrah Races EXCELLENT NOMINATIONS. GOOD MEETING EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Mnrrumburrah Races EXCELLENT NOMINATIONS. GOOD M12I2TIXG J5XPECTKD. The Humiliations for the annual meeting of Murrumhurrah Turf Club to l>o hold 011 Wednesday and Thurs day next, cloned on Wednesday night About 40 horses will be engaged, so that the prospects for u good meeting are encouraging. The track although a little dusty is in good order. A public holiday for Voting, has been gaz etted, and a special train will leave at 12 o'clock, arriving about one o'clock. The lirst race marts at 2 p.m. Maiden Plate. 6 l'urlongs.-Lady Amanda. Vinara, King Sockum, War Knave. Weelong, Sivl, all S.ll. C'urrawong Handicap, 7 furlongs. - Pernicies U.5., Havestal 8.10, Double Stitch 8.2, CJ. 7.S, Tickles 7.10, Lady Ulversdale 7.0, Netta 0.12, Stratlilea 6.12. Flying Handicap, 6 furlongs.-Pre cision 0.7, Delara 0.0, Celluloid 9.0, Havestal S.12, Renlock S.7, Mullengeen 7.12, Cupiditas 7.0, Blue Belt .7.7, One and Three 0.7. M.T.C. Hnndleap, 1 mile.-Booya Murra 9-0, Pernicies 0.0, Dclara. 8.12...
A Remarkable Case CONSUMPTIVE MAN'S TWO FAMILIES. POLICE MAGISTRATE'S COMMENTS. BALLARAT, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
| A Remarkable Case CONSUMPTIVE MAN'S TWO FAMILIES. POLICE MAGISTRATE'S 'COMMENTS. BALLAIIAT, Monday. The case of the Crown versus Geo, Henry Webb, charged with having fail eil to comply with an order for the payment to the Government arreus duo in connection 'with the support of ills s».c illegitimate children who arc wards of tho State, engaged the attention of the City Uench on Saturday. When tho case was previously be fore the court it was stated that Webb was a consumptive, and that since his six illegitimate children. were born of a certain girl, he married another -wo man who was now the mother of two children. Sergeant Nicholson infor med the bench that Webb, owing to his suffering from consumption, was unable to work, and that consequently his wife and two lawful children were in a condition bordering on starvation. Mr. Ileid Murphy, P.M., said the case was a very unsatisfactory one. No good purpose would he served by put ting Webb in gaol. It was, Mr. Mur phy added, an ext...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
GORDON & GARLING -SOLICTOR S. LYNCH STREET, YOUNG. Koorawtitlm visited every Saturday. Murrumburrah, Harden and other ccntres by appointment. Special consideration given to Land Board matters. Money to Lend on all classes of se curity in large or small sums.
Town Hall and Pictures NO TENDER RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Town Hall and Pictures NO TENDER RECEIVED. It will be remembered that as there was some dilllculty in the matter of the letting of the Town Hull to the two local picture shows, each requiring to show on Saturday nighLs, the Coun cil decided In order to overcome the dilliculty to call for tenders for tile leasing of the hall for three nights per week. Last night the Town Hall Committee reported - "That no tenders have been received in accordance with specifications for use of the Town Hall for moving pic tures, and that the matter is still re ceiving attention. Some little discussion ensued, and the question appeared no nearer solu tion than it was a fortnight ago, when Aid. Hills remarked that it might he a good idea if the whole Council met in committee and considered the ques tion. This brought forth from the Mayor, the remark-"If you all knew as much as Lhe Committee-the mat ter would soon be settled." The Coun cil, therefore, discussed the -whole mat ter afterwards in committee ...