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PROPOSED NEW PICTURE HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
' PROPOSED NEW PICTURE HALL. I Plans for a proposed new plctui ' Iiall have been prepared: The buih in# which is to ho ejected on a blocl of land at the corne; of IUirrown am Clarke street, will be of wood ant Iron, and seat a large audience, is, we believe,' being ejected by Mr W. J. Barnett, for the Lyceum 1M ture Company.
ASSISTANT TOWN CLERK'S RESIGNATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
ASSISTANT TOWN CLERK'S RESIGNATION. At last night's meeting of the local .Municipal Council/the resignation of A. 13. Heard, who has lllicd the posi Hon of assistant in the Town Clerk's ofUce, was received. . In accepting the resignation. Aid. Whltenmn expressed regret at the resignation of the assis tant more especially on the boy's own behalf, because lie was practically ab andoning hiu intention of becoming a town clerk. Aid. Hills also express ed similar sentiments.v He had al ways found him very gentlemanly and felt sorry lie was leaving. The May or also eulogised the work of the as sistant. but thought he was making a very big mistake in leaving the Coun cil's olllce. The Town Clerk also .>poke well of the assistant, and was. very much surprised when he got his resignation. He wauled to make it clear that there was no dissatisfac tion with his work in the oillcc. and would he pleased to give him a refer ence.
KOORAWATHA RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
KOORAWATHA RACE CLUB. The programme for the annual meet ing of Koorawatha Race Club appears in this issue. The date has been fix ed for Wednesday 24th March, and nix races are on the card. This club has become very popular of late years and great improvements have been made to the racing track and appoint ments. A starting machine will be used. Mr. P. J. Maimell is the lion, secretary, and he is leaving no stona unturned to bring about a successful meeting. Homeowners will And they will bo well treated at Koorn watha. The detailed programme ap pears In this issue.
"Don't Cash Them." WARNING TO TRADESPEOPLE. VALUELESS CHEQUES IN CIRCULATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
"Don't Cash Them/' WARNING TO TRADESPEOPLE. VALUELESS OHEQUKS »N CIRCULATION. Tills morning Mr. Sub-Inspector No* Ian requested us to warn, through the columns of the "Witness," trudspeoplc j and the public generally that there 1 ure a number of valueless cheques in circulation. "People are very care less," he says, "they casrti anything in the nature of a cheque; that comes , along to them, without seeking any in-1 quiry as to whether It is any good .or not. I would advise them to be very careful and make quite sure before ne gotiating any cheques. Don't cash them," he says, "and then you will be on the safe side." Miss Locke succeeds Miss Willis in the Kindergarten department at the Young District School. The many friends of Mr. J. D. Rich* ardson of Lovell street, will regret to learn that he Is stilt seriously ill, and is not making any progress towards recovery. He-has been 111 for six or seven weeks. At Grenfell on Tuesday playing against the home team, Young crick eters made ...
Burrarigong Hospital ANNUAL MEETING OF SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Burrarigong Hospital , ANNUAL MEETING OF SUB SCRIBERS. The annual meeting o£ subscribers o'f tlio Burrangong District Hospital wns hold in the Plioenix Itooni (Town Hall) on Wednesday evening. Mr. R.'W. Coilina (vice-president) occu pied-the ciialr, and there was a fair number present. The annual report and balance sheet, which was read, have already appeared in the column* of the "Witness." ! in discussing'tlio treasurer's report Mr.'Wright asked for intormation re garding the amount of money puM to the doctors. He pointed out tl;;u tile.amount paid to the medical men -was £6fi. It was explained that tin balance of £44 was still outstanding which made up the total of £100 paid to tlie doctor*. Mr. Collins rend a comparative statement of the transactions ot tin' hospital since 1911.' Out'of the bal anco ot £494 8s thoy.were committed to an expenditure of1 £291, leaving balance of only a little over £200 in commence the'year with. Mr. Col lins said (that tlie position was serious, pe...
Presentations at Wombat. MR. AND MRS. MILLS FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
Presentations at Wombat. MR. AND MRS.' MILLS . FAREWELLED. Yesterday afternoon, there was a i very large gathering In the Mechanics' I Institute, Wombat, to do honor to Con sable C. S. and Mrs. Mills, who, after a 'ten year's residence at Wombat I has been'removed to Binalong. *The I chair was occupied by-the Rev. S. A. I T. Champion, who read, apologies from I Very Rov. rather Hennessy, and Rev. Father Percy. After the toast of "The 1 King,"'-.Mr... L: D. Hall, in a very ! feeling' speed), proposed the health of Mr. and Mrs. Mills. ., In speaking of the departing guests, Mr. Hall rtiade reference to their.: many good quali ties. Mr.* MiUs«during his 10 years residence amongst the people of Worn* I bat* had-, been much esteemed, and I the good example he set, and the \ Arm, but gentlemanly manner In which I he carried out his duties as.a police ! oincer, had had a very marked effect 1 oh the conduct of the village. There 1 had been an entire absence of that ill : feeling which somet...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
TO OUR READERS. Very often an interesting item may uiuiv tinder your notice. You may K'itiie*:? Komo Interesting occurrence ^iritli would lie of general interest to the public. Wo invite you to send it alwi:, written in a short, crisp stylo. Hie crisjter the better. The editor will carerully peruse all (wmmmieutlons sent, whether they >n political, social or other form, and they will be treated as strictly con tentful. All items must, however, ^ well authenticated, and from a re UiiUo tourae. All communications | he acknowledged in the corres IwnUmcu columns. Kew.spaper clippings are also accept and facts about people such as .IuiIk, marriages, social events, etc., notes on ail events, will be Ci,r&lt; fiilly read, and If suitable, publish *'l i» tins "Witness." ; wish to inake this Journal as J!lU!r*v>iing aa possible, and you may us if you desire. Give us your futons on the current topics of the ' - tliey niay prove of Interest to nilp renders. '''casse write on one ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
ICE! ICE! ICE! Ice now delivered lo any part of the town in Large or Small Quantities. ' PKIOE-3/6 Per Owt. Small Blocks containing about 141b., 6d each. Aerated Water and Cordials of. the Finest Quality. T. MCVEIGH, Telephone 172. YOUNG. W® ©ISIL3L* WOOL ami arc selling brokers only. Our business success depeads solely on our ability to do well for cusiomers. This is why growers find it desirable to consult UP. The four original founders . of the firm still actively manage it. They are assisted by specially trained expert departmental managers. Each client or enquirer secures the best attention and advice that can be given. Write us. Address letters : Wi inic focomra toe, Carson Lb mi ted Wool Brokers Sydney. '>.. fnT °N THE OOEAN BEAOH. mi j|l(> jfwitrst sceptic speml 0110 «lny'. I'-ir-niv?"'sni 'W'hi Manly. an&lt;1 "its.corn* v'n!(. i'-, u'5'n,,,l> in.'winter,' will Kir;,,!: isrimtooil *'tlio iviutcr ''vlfT. i °** State; for it likens 0,u ''PHjjjf. monilns in tl»...
A Jockey Killed W. WILLIS MEETS HIS END AT WOODSTOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
A Jockey Killed W. WILLIS MEETS HIS END AT WOODSTOCK. &nbsp; A sad fatality occurred at Wood- stock races on Tuesday, when Jockey &nbsp; William Willis, aged about 28, met with an accident whidh resulted in his death. It appears that the deceased was riding Purton in the High weight Handicap in which there were three runners. Purton finished a long way behind and after passing the post was almost pulled up, when her rider was thrown off on to his head. Willing hands were quickly to his assistance, and the unfortunate young fellow was conveyed to town under the local doc- tor's direction. Dr. Foley, of Cowra, was then telephoned for, and on that gentleman's suggestion he was taken to the Cowra District Hospital, where he passed away about 10 o'clock on Tuesday night. It was eventually as- certained that the fall had been caused through a stirrup leather breaking. The deceased was a well-known rider at all country meetings in both west and south. He was a son of Mr. an...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
RETURN THANKS. MRS. JAMES HARGRAVES and &nbsp; Family desires to return Thanks to Mrs. J. Miller and many kind friends for kindness shown during their recent and sad bereavement. IN MEMORIAM. &nbsp; JENNINGS.—In Loving Memory of Eveline Blanch, who departed this life on 22nd January, 1914. Another little lamb has gone To dwell with Him who gave Another little darling babe Is sheltered in the grave. God needed one more angel child Amidst His shining band, And so He bent with loving smile And clasped our darling's hand. —Inserted by her loving mother and Brother. Weddings. &nbsp; BEDDIE—PRICE. On Wednesday afternoon last the &nbsp; marriage was celebrated at St. John's &nbsp; Church of England, Young, of Mr. Archibald R. Beddie (second son of Mr. David Beddie, of Blayney), and Miss Ida Phyllis (second daughter of Mr. William Price, of Young). The ceremony was performed by the Rev. S. A. T. Champion. The bride who was given away by her brother (M...
New Lighting Plant COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION TO COUNCIL. PLANT TO COST NEARLY £8,000. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 29 January 1915
New Lighting Plant COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION TO COUNCIL. PLANT TO COST NEARLY £8,000. Last evening the Young Municipal &nbsp; Council had a recommendation from &nbsp; the Lighting Committee to accept offer of the Commonwealth Electrical Con- struction and Supply Company Ltd., to supply and erect a direct current plant and wiring system, etc. The contract will run into £7,954 10s and the new plant is to be erected on Lov- ell-street, just behind the present plant. The proposed plant provides for a most up-to-date service. When &nbsp; the recommendation was brought be- fore the Council, there was no discus- sion. It was recognised that it would be better to allow the report to lie on the table for a fortnight, in order that &nbsp; the whole Council might study the con- &nbsp; tents. This report, which is most in- &nbsp; teresting and rather lengthy deals with the cost of plant, the Council's finan- &nbsp; cial position, a compar...
Australia's Lead. PROFESSOR BOWER'S IMPRESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Australia's Lead. PROFESSOR BOWER'S IMPRES SIONS. In tho course of a lecturc arrange by Glasgow University, Professor R (> Bower, who visited'Australia last year aa one of the party of British seh'n. lists, recounted some ot his impr&lt;s. siods of the Commonwealth and ub people. The population Itself, he said was very British In -character and as pect; It was woll to do and very n. dependent. It might be a question whether the "Paradise of the workin man" would be able to maintain its stability as population increased and external trade became a more essen tial feature. I3ut the public in Aus tralia had a clear vision. In no way had the Australians shown their Jnd«. pendence and their clear sight nior" conspicuously than in their provision for self defence. A voluntary expi-di. tionary force of 20,000 men liad al ready landed in Egypt, and tho Aus tralian navy had gathered Its first lau rels in the Pacific and at the Coco.s Islands. Professor Bower went on to toll .his a...
The Kaiser's Birthday AMERICAN TELEGRAM RESENTED MR. WATT OUTSPOKEN. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Tlie Kaiser's Birthday AMERICAN TELEGRAM RESENTED MR. WATT OUTSPOKEN. JI12LBOURNI3, Tuesday. Speaking at the A.N.A. gathering, Mr. Watt, M.P... said ho condemned the action of President Wilson in sending-a telegram to the Kaiser on his birjhday. Mr. Watt said: "I think no more wanton nnd profligate outrage has ever been perpetrated, ,ut least not since the Germans toro .up the Ten Commandment In Ilelgium, If you require a bore put dowr» or a windmill plant fully erected consult! Bob Martin, Farmers Supply Co.,, Young. *
State Parliament PUBLIC HEALTH ACT. THE CASTLEREAGH SEAT. GOVERNMENTAL OPPOSITION. SYDNEY, Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
State Parliament PUBLIC HEALTH ACT. THE CASTL.EREAGH SEAT. GOVERNMENTAL OPPOSITION. SYDNEY, Tuesday In the Legislative Assembly last night the Public Health Amendment 13111 was Introduced. It provides for various important changes in the method, of dealing with Infectious dis eases and proposes to make tuberculo sis a notifiable complaint. During the debate the Government was charg ed from both sides of the House with weakness in not dealing vigorously with venereal diseases. Several speakers called for drastic legislation. Mr. Cann said that the Government regarded the matter as of sufficient importance to he the subject of a sep arate BUI when it was known what course was the best to pursue. The main Bill was read a second time. Mr, Wade stated last night that no' candidate would contest the Castle reagh by-election, on behalf of the Liberal Party. It is expected that the appearance of Mr. Hoiman in the House' to-night will result In the Session coming to a speedy close. It is sai...
Farmers and Settlers YOUNG BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Farmers and Settlers YOUNG BRANCH. The usual monthly meeting of the Young Branch of the Farmers and SetUers' Association was held on Sat urday last, Mr. J. P. KJeem (Presi dent) occupied the chair, and there were also present:-Messrs. J. Load er, A. Wallace, J. Brown, W. Price, T. Smith, G. Barnes, A. T. Phillips, A. Hembrow, J. D. Hunter, S. Cooke, G.-F. Bolton, ,F. Finn. W. Venables, W. Jeffrys, W. Hall. H. Donges, J. Kelly, \V. 3. HlUs, A. Bo'igcr, C. Hunter, W. Jasprtaza, J. Maroney, H. A. Grounds, J. Blackwood, G. Cooke, A. Chant, B. Cunicli, E. Dunley, J. X. Dwycr, G. Forrnby, W. Myers, G. S. Whltcraan (Hon. Secretary). It was decided to hold the picnic aa usual, tho profits to be divided be tween the Young War Food Fund and the Belgian Fund. The following committee were appointed to carry out the arrangements: Messrs. J. Brown,. J. F. Kiecm, J. Maroney, J. X. Dwyer, G. Cooke, J. D. Hunter, J. Blackwood, W. Jasprizza, Thos. Smith, B. Cunlch, E. Dunley, H. Don ges, W. Venables,...
HAREFIELD CONVALESCENT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
HAREFIELD CONVALESCENT HOME. Mr. Billyard Leake has been inform ed by the Acting-Secretary of the fol lowing arrangement* which are being made by the Minister for Defeuce for the use of Harefleld I'arlc House and grounds as a Convalescent Home for Australian troops. One medical sup erintendent in charge with the rank of Captain, one sergeant, oho corporal, and four men as wardsmen and order lies together with a Matron and flvu nursing Sisters will be selected in Australia, and sent to England at tho earliest opportunity. Upon Ills ar rival in-England the Medical Superin tendent will, under tho direction of the High Commissioner, arrange for the necessary equipment for 150 patients, and with his staff get the house in readiness for use by the Australian troops in the spring. The High Com missioner has been.requested to con fer with Mr. Billyard Leake's London Agents, in regard to all matters relat ing to the use of Harefleld Park Houso.
Another Duststorm HOUSES UNROOFED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Another Duststorm HOUSES UNROOFED. Another violent duststorm passed ov er the district on Sunday morning, causing havoc In all directions. Early in the morning clouds made their ap pearance in the west, and it was soon apparent that residents were in for another visitation of dust. In this they were not disappointed. Dust caine along with wind which blew at hurricane force. This raged for an hour or more, and despite all efforts to keep it out of the houses, this was impossible. However, the discomfit* ure was minimised to an extent by the '22 points of rain which followed dur ing a violent thunderstorm. During the progress of the gale houses were unroofed 1n all directions. Trees too, suffered considerably, and so*1- , eral shade trees in the streets were blown down. The verandah on .one side of the Railway Hotel was blown down; the roof was carried away from a house owned by Mrs. Bodycott on the Wombat road; roof oil kitchen of Mrs. Kalis' residence in Thornhlll lane; rooif off ha...