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Government House Case PRIVY COUNCIL JUDGMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Government House Case PRIVY COUNCIL JUDGMENT. Lord Sumner delivered the Judgment of the Privy Council In the caso of tlio Attorney-General versus Williams - .the Sydney; Government House case. , He said tliat their Lorships were in entire accord, with the view taken by the Judges of the Commonwealth High Court that no trust had been declared. "It would be superfluous," said bis Lordship, "to add to the reasons by which this conclusion was 'supported in the cogent judgments delivered in the court below. "Their Lordships agreed with the Australian High Court that the pro ceedings were defectively constituted and they also agreed that it -was bet ter not to dispose of a case which had attracted some public concern on merely formal grounds. « "It is unnecessary to decide the point as to whether the premises were waste lands. The appellants' case falls in-, limine, for. nothing lias been done ultra vires or irregularly. "If, when the lease of the present Governor's residence expires, it ...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. JANUARY. Phases of the Moon. Full Moon, 31st, at 2.41 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. JANUARY. Phases of the Moon. Full Moon, 31st, at 2.41 p.m. Sun Rises. Sets. Saturday, 30th ' 5.14 7.3 Sunday. 31st 5.15 7.3 FEBRUARY. Monday, 1st 5.1(1 7.2 Tuesday, 2nd 5.17 7.1 Wednesday, 3rd fi.lS 7.0 Thursday, 4th R.18 7.0 Friday* 5th 5.10 ti.69 Saturday, 6th *5.20 ti.5S
Roll of Sickness. INCREASE AT HOSPITAL. MORE ROOM WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Roll of Sickness. INCREASE AT HOSPITAL. MORIS ROOM WANTED. Last year the number of patients treated at the Burrangong District Hospital was over 20 per cent, in ex cess of the preceding year. The medical ollieer's report stated that during the year 168 males and 126 females were treated as in-patients, the daily average being S.88 males and 0.92 females. . Of these 206 were cured, 50 relieved; &lt;S unrelieved, 14 died and 16 remained In the institution at the close of the year. The causes of 1 death were as follows:- Fracture of skull 1, bullet wound in abdomen 1. tetanus 1, gastro enteritis 2, heart dis ease 2. meningitis 1, pleurisy 1, typh oid fever 2, apoplexy 1, other diseases 2. :»S out-patients were treated; 126 operations were performed under gen eral anasthesia. The report also ur ged the extension of the women's ward as it was frequently found necessary to make up stretches on the verandah.
The Fire Station. NOT TO BE SHIFTED. FIRE BOARD BACK DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
! The Fire Station. NOT TO BE SHIFTED. "VlRE BOARD BACK DOWN. Recently the Hoard of Fire.Commis sioners nprang u surprise oil tlie local Municipal Council by notifying that the fire station at Young waa to be re moved n't nn early date'from the rail way reserve to the eastern end o£ Bur? rowa street. At the time a strong protest was made by the Council, as there was no necessity for the remov al. A letter was read at Inst night's meeting from the Fire Hoard, and In reply to the Councils* protest, slated that the Hoard had considered the representations contained in the let ter and decided not to take any action ut present to remove from the exist ing site or to acquire u new one.
GOULBURN RACES. GOULBURN, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
GOULBURN RACES. COULBURN, Thursday. tioulburn races commenced to-day. I Kesults:- . I Maiden Handicap, G furlongs.-Queen May. 9st. (Hyland), 1; Glyndir, 7.12 (Dawson), 2; Queen Signoru, 8.3 (Gee gan), y. Eight others run. Winner evenB. Won by three quarters of a length. Time, luiln. 18!2 sees. Flying Handicap, 6 fur.-Delara, '8.7 (Russell), 1; Celluloid, 0.0 (Flynn), 2; Deauville, 7.0 (Hook), 5J. Five others ran. Winner: 5 to 2. Won by half a length. Time lmin. 17U sees. ' . Goulburn Handicap, 1 mite 270yds. Colin, 8.0 (Hyland) 1; All Satin, 7/J I (White), 2; Miss Hook, 7.12 (Gardiner) I 3. Five others ran. Winner, 4 to 1. [ Won by a neck. Time lmin. BOsecs,
Australians in Egypt. IN THE SHADOW OF THE PYRAMIDS. HOW A YOUNGITE SPENT XMAS OUR SOLDIERS THE BEST IN EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
I Australians in Egypt. ipt'the SHADOW of THE .PYRAMIDS. HOW A YOUNGITE SPENT XMAS' OUH SOLDIERS THE BEST IN I EGYPT, Several very Interesting letters have been.received by Mr. T. H. Loonies of Burrangong Heights Public School, I Voung, from his -son Aubrey, who is on active service with the Australian Expeditionary Forces in Egypt. The first letter-is-written whits.: on board the-Afric and the third describes the manner in which Xmas was spent bv our.troops in a distant land: s.s. Afrlc,:Port Said, Dec. 3rd.-~ui u hurzy, ficruny and bustle. Just heard Unit mail is to go ashore here, and that it was not :to be censored, so am -putting In a sprint. We got through i the Canal laat night, and this morning on awakening' found ourselves here at Port Saljl.' Of course you will know that we are supposed .to stop here fn Egypt. We have had lots of rumours .about and at Suez wore supposed to be a garrison at Cairo. We are to go on to .Alexandra from hero and then .travel to Cairo. That of co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
OPEN AtR (Weather Permilling). Fridays The Picture tnat Everybody should see Home Sweet Home Acknowledged by the press of Sydney to be one of the Greatest Pictures ever Screened. ALSO Pathe's Latest War Gazette AND TIIR KEYSTONE SCREAMER Cohen Supported by Our Usual Up-to Date Programme F. SHMiTB'S ORCHESTRA Show Starts at 8 p.m. Sharp. Pri©&lt;£^ s ea. SPECIAL NIGHTS GRAND ILLUSTRATED Concert and Picture Recitals. Monday and Tuesday Evenings, 1st' and 2nd February. By PARKER,, The Celebrated BLIND TENOR In conjunction with The Lyceum Pictures Introducing many New and Novel Features, Unique, Humorous, and Pathetic. : The Tenor comes with a well-known ? reputation, especially eulogised by press and public as being the possessor of a tune- ' ful, sympathetic, lyric, tenor voice, characterised with fervent, dramatic and distinct articulation. The; singers , maister number, "Ora Pro Nobis," must evoke special interest; the item is illustrated by specially prepared colored slides...
DISTRICT NEWS. MARENGO. THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
DIST11ICT NEWS. (Prom our own correspondent). MARENGO. THE LAND. 'Extensive preparations are being made on all sides to. place as much land under cultivation next season as possible. This is especially true on' all the small 'holdings, where the only obstacle to increased cultivation is a shortage of land, which is often lying idle outside the settlers fence. Some of our farmers, who have exhausted the cultivable portions on their own farms, are taking land on the share system, thus demonstrating the confi dence of our farmers in their district and their dogged determination, to succeed in spite of difficulties, "which news is more than usually refreshing, when we hear of those in adjacent dis tricts, who are about to quit the occu pation of wheat farming for more lu crative occupations. Our farmers are quite satisfied with the occupation they are following, and are maiuly con cerned with securing sufficient land in their own locality to keep themselves and their* families in employ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
THE HUSTLERS HATS There is scarcely any part of Mau't Attire that requires such carcful con sideration as ftis'Hat-We have made this part of his "Dress" a special Study. By Keen Buying, Studious Care and being ever on the alert for all that is good and new at Hatdom, we can justly claim to bo able to offer you a larger assortment and far bet ter values than you can obtain else where. No matter what style of H&t you require-We -have it and at the Lowest Possible Price too. A FEW 0 FOUR HATS AND PRICES. THE PLYMOUTH-A smart medium width leaf, in the new "Embossed Felt" in Sage Green, and Reseda (Green Grey) shades, 4/11 each. THE SHREWDI-A neat cut edge Black Pelt, narrow leaf, 4/11 each. "THE REVUE"-An exceptionally Smart- Hat in very white Bluch Straw; lined -with white or colored satin or silk, a very smart Block has all the appearance - of a good Panama, and was "made to sell at 10/6, but we secured a quantity of them and out they go at 4/11 each. THE HOTSPUR--A wide leaf ...
More Water for Park ANOTHER TANK TO BE ERECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
More Water for Park ANOTHER TANK TO BE ERECTED. It has been recognised for a long Unto past that there was an lnsufll cient -water supply at the local park- , not that there was a shortage o£ wat er, but that there was not enough star age capaci ty .and as the means of rais iug from'the well depends upon wind, to drive the mill, for days at a stretch when the weather lias been calm, the plnnti) have had to go short of water iu consequence. This is very unsatis factory, as spasmodic watering is de trimental to the plants. At last night's, meeting of the Council it was decld-. ed to erect another tank. The mat ter was brought up by Alderman Wliiteman, who drow attention to the need of another storage tank, and stand in order to ensure a supply of water for the plants. The .park was u credit to the town, and he thought there was nothing whicli the ratepay ers were prepared to support more than the park. He thought thn't .Mr. Smith should receive all the encouragement from the Council t...
BACK CREEK NEWS. BACK CREEK, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
BACK CREEK NEWS, (From a Correspondent). BACK CREEK, Thursday. The weather lieTe is very hot and windy. The hot winds during the last tew days have burnt* and blown away what little grass there was. ..Stock are in very fair condition, but it Is not Known how long they will keep so.-y The road between here and Young is in a very bad state, viz., that portion wliich belongs to the Demon* drillo Shire Council. Residents would like to know if the Shire Council men from &lt;this end, over have a look at the road. . Somehow, it is thought, they have too much respect for their cars to travel over the road, as some of the dust holes arc that big that neither would the drivers bo hccii or the cars, if they got into them. The wheat carting is finished, most of which went to Kingsvale siding. The largest load was drawn by Mr. Bert Sheedy, 142 bagti. A big flro occurred at Matong, early on Tuesday morning when W. IP. Re gan's general store La Keen's Sad dler's shop, and the post ofllco ...
Light Railways. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Light Railways. Writing the S.M. Herald "C.O.M.P." expresses 'the following Interesting views on the question of light rail ways: One of the most serious problems that confront tho -wheat farmer who .happens to bo situated 12 to 20 miles from an. existing or projected railway lino Is tho waste of time aud effort which wheat haulage necessitates. Up to the present time the last word la facilitating this work 1ms been tho laying down of macadamised road ways, which are ever a charge on. tho land of the locality, "both for construc tion. and maintenance. No matter liow perfect a road may be, It Is not rovenue-producing. Tho cost of pro viding good roads la very heavy, and the burden of maintaining such where traffic la heavy Is beginning -to make the wheat farmer think that some bet ter method should bo devised, which, even if a littlo more expensive, &lt;would offer somo relief from the present cost ly drudgery of wheat hauling over long distances along indifferent roads. The ...
SPORTING WOODSTOCK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
SPOETING WOODSTOCK RACES. , The annual meeting of Woodstock Jockey Club was hold on Tuesday. He/ suits: Opening Hnadicap, 6 furlongs.-Su key. «S.12 (Stanmore), 1; Lady Rivers dale, 7.0. 2. Only starters. Betting*. » to 2 on Sukey, 5 to 2 v Lady Rivers dale. This race resulted, as the bet ting Indicated, In an easy win Tor tin key. Time 1.2U. Trial Stakes, C furlongs.-Buyera, 8.0 (Drew), 1; Blue Burren, 8.55 (Quinlan), 2; Rubian, 7.10 (Stanmore), .>. Melit day 7.10, Rose Ian, 7.10, and Addax 7.7 also ran. Betting: 2 to 1 on Bayera. 2 to 1 v Blue Burren and Ruhlan, ft to 10 to 1 others. After several had in turn made play the Prudent King geld 'ing came from behind and won nicely. Time 1.22. Hlghweight Handicap, 7 furlongs. Indira 8.0' (Stanmore), 1: Rocklight, 9.2 (Qulgley). 2; Pnrton, S.12 (W. Willis) 55. Only starters. Betting: 5 to 2 on Indira, 2 to I Rocklight, 10 to 1 I'urton. Indira ran n god race, and won very easily. Time 1.515. (This was the raco In which Jockey W. Willis...
NEW PUBLICATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
NEW PUBLICATIONS. Amongst the recent addition;* to Messrs. Hodder and Stougl.tcira EX* cellent Colonial Library la "The Fugi tive," by Roy Bridges. Those who like a book with plenty of incident and with a villain of a most pronoun ced typo will not be disappointed with Mrs. Bridge's work. The herolue, to shield her lover/ accuses herself of a murder, and Is transported to Tasman ia. Her lover and the villain urc on the same vessel, and there ara setsa tional happenings. Mr. Bridges draws his characters with a virile hand.-Our copy is from the publish ers. The annual district conference of the Goulburn District (M.U.) Oddfel lows was held on Friday. District Grand-Master J. Evans presiding. The chairman said some branches had had great dlfllcultles to content1, with through the increased demands of the B.M.A., wlilch had considerably hinder ed the progress of somo lodges, though others had made arrangements which .were so satisfactory that they would hardly be willing to revert to th...
THE BLIND TENOR. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
THE BLIND TENOR. The attraction of the "Hlim! Tenor's' appearance «t the Lyceum Pictures on Monday and Tuesday next, must not only create special interest, 1ml he looked for. as a treat in store, as will be known, the singer comes with a well-known city reputation, and is at the present juncture considered to be in his best form. Songs beautifully illustrated will be rendered, and the pictures chosen, of unusual Interest. "Tlpperary," and the Cavalry Charge has evoked much enthusiasm. and therefore the two attractions, "The Blind Tenor," backed up by such pic tures must draw crowded gatherings. Prices remain as usual.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
GENERAL NEWS. . Tho FIro Brlgado Board has taken over from the contractor ft new brick station at Junce, at a cost of £816. . A young-inUu namcd George Sallans was burned to death near Carcoar tho other day. offing to his Uut catching Are. ' . . . . Hay butchers clal nithat It is almost Impossible to obtain cattle,land.beef. costs up to Is per lb. In -that torrid centre. *' The mlaory of Jiving is about oqually divided. The regular -wage man -\vlio wants to be a millionaire thin«^3 life quite us big a hardship; as tho cove who Is chilly for the want of a shirt. How the old order has changed and given place to the now. One time if it blow from tlie east for three days rain was a monty, or if fathers corns ached rain was. a certlnty, "while If a circle appeared round, the moon rain was sure to come In a day or two. Nowadays, Jupiter Pluvius treats those signs with contempt, and just rains when and where it pleases. One hundred and sixty three labour ers for the Condobolln-Broken Hill ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
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CURRENT NEWS. NEARLY DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
CURRENT NEWS. NEARLY DROWNED. ' Lute on Wednesday evening Sutton McMillan accompanied by bin father drove a number of horses to the* re servoir near the cricket ground to water. On arriving at the dam . all i the horses went into the water, and the horse ridden by the boy followed. When In the deep water, something happened and the horse went under, losing Its rider who having all his clothcs on found some difficulty in get ting out. He went uuder twice. His father was on the opposite bank of the dam, and thinking he would ;u t have time to .to rmiMd to the other j^Ule where his son was, Iinmodiuteiy plun ged In without divesting himself of his clothes, and swam to Ills rescue. On his arrival the lad was just able to t'cramblis to the bank in a very'ex hausted state, and with assistance was safely extricated from his -perilous po sition.
TWICE BEREAVED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
TWICE BEREAVED. Recently Mr. and Mrs. OnorKft Bourne, of Brock Street, Young, were unfortunate in losing by death their 1 first child. Now -they are callcd up on to bear another affliction by llio death yesterday of their InfAiiL son George Allen, nged 10 %veekn. We deeply -sympathise with the parents in their sorrow.