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HELP FOR THE HOMELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
. HELP FOR THE HOMELESS. Mrs. Thos. McKay would like to draw the attention .,a£ the children ot Young to a League which -she is form ing in aid of the friendless soldiers and one in which she 3s sure every child would like to join. As it would only mean a very small item from them und yet would mean a big lot to - the soldiers -who are lighting fn the trendies, as there is a power ' of strength in the words (A Little Child Shall Lead Them), Mrs. M'Kay's two little daughters Audrey and Doreen will send a -parcel.of biuoU but useful articles on the Mi of 'every month during the war, with instructions that they are to be given only to those who have no relations * or friends to 4 send them any comfort and the object of the league is for every child, boy or girt who gots enrolled to bring some little article on the 3rd of every month to help make Audrey's nftd Doreen's parcel a bit bigger, Mrs. McKay would like all children who wish to he enrolled in the League ot the Little Friends of ...
Cricket GRENFELL ASSOCIATION YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Cricket GUBXFELL ASSOCIATION YOUNG. With the thermometer JOS in tJie shade (says the Grenfell Record) and while a good number of people were , agreeably engaged in a swimming car nival, a number of brave men (who should certainly proceed to the front without delay) aided and nbetted by a goodly number of spectators, met In a friendly game of cricket on the local ground-the match being be tween the Grenfeil DIstriat Associa tion and Young. The home team was captained by J. Murray. The visitors were entertained at the Exchange Ho tel. The match, which resolved it self into a one innings affair, fortun ately concluded without a case of sun stroke being reported. Following are the scores: GRENFELL. V. Monger, c H, Page, b J. Baker S A. Schneider, c Baker, b J. Harrold 20 A. Monger, c Page, b J. Baker .. 37 J. Murray, c and b Stevens .. ..59 W. Monger, c Ferguson, b Page .. 0 G. Graham, c Ferguson, b Page .. 30 W. Shaw, b J. Baker 4 L. Seamer, c Ferguson, b J. Baker 0 J. Hail, run out .....
Wheat Acquisition MR. JOHN LYNCH'S VIEWS. COMMONWEALTH'S RESTRICTED POWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Wheat Acquisition MR. JOHN LYNCH'S VIEWS. COMMONWEALTH'S RESTRICTED .'POWERS. Mr. John Lynch, Federal member for Werriwa, made the following state ment at the office of the Wheat Acquis ition Board on Friday to MrJ Ashford, Minister for Agriculture. As a practical farmer myself, as well as a man having a little to do with the public life of the country, I feel that riot only was It essential in the interests of the Commonwealth but in the interests of the Empire too, that some central authority should have the power to prevent our very limited amount of foodstuffs in this crisis from being subject to specula tion. "I very much regret that the Com monwealth Government has not the power to take this all-necessary action because from such a central authority j It could have been most effectively car ried out. For instance, had the Com-1 .nonwealth .Government been in a po sition to declare, say, a 0/ price ] throughout Australia for the grower, immediately upon discovering the / quanti...
THE HOME Of THE MANY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
THE HOME OP THE MANY. The' .vritcr recently had tho pleasuro of inspecting tlmt palatial edifice nt 400 Pitt «tre(\t. S.. which mi*'1* uptlv. ho tor-nod "tho homo of tlu wanr/' for it is thcro that-tho Salvation Army ooncl«3tP tho largest hotol in thj.Fonth pi ii hemisphere, tho rooms totalling 730. Modern innovations thero abound, such' as fire-proof floors, an up*to-dato library, tho largest roof garden in Sydnoy, anil largo social hall, etc. Bath rooms, "witY hot and .cold -water- arc on oneb floor., Spacious writing and reading room'.-'. Tariff, 3/0 lo 4/3 per day. "Writfj for InrifT card. ^ . . . . . A full range of Violins. PallngB Lynch street.. . ^
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
GORDON & GARLING i , -S. OLICTOR S.~ LYNCH STREET, YOUNG. Koorawatha visited every Saturday-! Murrumburrah, Harden and otlicr; centres by appointment. i Special consideration given to Land Board matters. Money to Lend on all classes or se curity in large or small sums. FOR THE COMPLEXION. Every woman should take pride aud delight-in her pergonal appearance* 'and no woman can be truly beautify without shehas tlio bright eyes, ro&> checks, and the\frcsli. clear couiple^" ion o£ health. Every woman possess these charms if sho will J>j" tend carefully to her physical conm tlon, and to accomplish this she find Laxo-Tonic PUls invaluable, lor clean blood moans a clear complexion, and Laxo-Tonic Pills taken ns a tonic, will Kive anyone clean, pure, red J10®?' Regular size 1/; double .size, -/. yD' tainablo at"W. F. "Weodea's.
CHEAP TRAVELLING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
CHEAP TRAVELLING. In these ilnys, .^'wlirn i&lt; money," we cannot' heeoMie tim* w«»1l . enlightened on how'we rnn s«vc time in transit, nail positively trnv»«l em. sitloraM.v cheaper than by. railwnv (to say nothing of the costly means of ftu«l trap\. Therefore tho folhwJ«v» will interest otir rea«len>. 'By test over nil ro«;t, inclmlintr wenr . ***»«! tear of tyres, the ITiinlbrirt*p uinfor ear (nir«*uts The Motor : Balfour Si.. Sv.lney. Prlro m rn«&lt; at 1M. .per nnle. . There i« no. re;»yon for readers to lie- srepti»*nl r* «»-tv proof is available - from theabove named1 firm. :
Farmers' Co-Operation [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Farmers' Go-Operation j (I5v Robert Gibson. Harden). | I The success of the South Australian j Fanners Co-operative Union Ltd., is a i proof, if one were "wanted, what the fanners can do by united action. From their official monthly organ "The Farm." published In Adelaide in Jan. I last. 1 extract the following: "Brought into being by a few of our pioneer farmers at Jamestown, over 20 years ago. the ' South Australian i Fanners Co-operative Union is a mag 1 nlllcent monument of the foresight and energy of these gentlemen, and the success which is obtained is proof of the strength and right of the cause of I co-operation, li is mostly conceded that I so far as South Australia is concerned ! the key of progress of the State lies in the success of the producers. With I the weight of these very persons be ! hind it, this company stands second to none in South Australia so far as hav ! ing assets hehind.it goes To-day the power of co-operation Is the great I est influence in the world-go...
NEW LIGHTING PLANT To Cost Nearly £8,000. Lighting Committee's Report to Council. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
NISW S^IGHXnM© IPIU&MY T&lt;n> - sS.v ? ILigHting Committee's Report to .Ootmcili In December 1912, tho Council had under consideration a report of Mr. H. R. Forbes McKay embodying bis recommendations for the renewal of the Young Electrical Lighting Plant. After discussion the maUer was refer red to thev Lighting Committee for consideration. After numerous dis cussions the Committee found them selves faced with the remaining.doubt as to whether it would be in the best interests, of the town to instal an other plant ou tho alternating current system, as recommended, because to do so would practically commit the town to the alternating system for all time. It was clear tlmt Mr. Mac Kay had nothing to say against the' other system, viz.. Direct Current, as an engineering proposition, but rath er that he found himself compelled to recommend the alternating system for financial reasons connected with con dition of the Council's finances at that time. Tho Committee ther...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
THE HUSTLERS HATS There la scarcely any part of Man's Attiro that requires such careful con sideration* as his Hat-We have made this part of his "Dress" a special Study. By Keen Buying, Studious Care and being over on the alert for all that is good and now In Hatdom, we can justly claim to bo able, to ofTer you: a larger assortment and far bet ter values than you can obtain else where. No matter what fltyle of Hat you require-Wo have It und at the Lowest Possible Price too. A FEW O 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 Felt, 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 Brown Fel...
Red Gross [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Red Gross Mrs. Metcalfe desires us to state the following articles were received' with thanks, 'packed, and. despatched to the depot, Sydney, on the 8th tout:-5 pairs knit ted sox, given by Mr. Roy Burrows, soldiers hospital bag, from Miss Fowl er, Coolegong, (Monteagle Branch), containing 2 shirts, 2 suits pyjamas, 2 pairs sox, 2 handkerchiefs, 2 pillow slips, cotton, darning needles, writing pad, pens, etc.; 2 suits linen pyjamas (Young Sewing Circle), also 11 pillows viz., 6 pillows, Young S.C.; 3 pillows with cases' from Mrs. G, and the Misses Miller; 2 pillows and 4- cases from Mrs. Laurence. Young has now sent B5 pillows and the committee hopes before long to announce that the 100 has been sent. Mauy of those already sent have been »made of the softest feathers, and in linen ticking. How our sick and woun ded friends and defenders will appre ciate these gifts. A box of mixed sta tionery, some cigarettes, magazines and books were also sent to tjie depot. Young has sent three la...
Unprotected Koorawatha MORE POLICE WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Unprotected Koora watha MORE POLICE WANTED. There is only one pollcemau at pre sent stationed at Koorawntlia where there is a fairly large population. The town, which has grown during the past ten years from little more than a railway siding to a busy little centre, where there are a fair number of up-to date stores, an hotel, a busy railway station etc., is not adequately protect ed. A Court of Petty Sessions has also been opened there within the past year or so. An instance of the impossibility of one man being able to cope with the station was brought home on a recent court day, wlien tliere was a big list to go through. The proceedings had only just opened, when Constable McLean who is also C.P.S. at this busy centre, received a' call to Marengo, where troublo was being experienced over some wheat, asking him to go there at once. Of . course he was unable to do so and in tnrn sent to Young, Cowra, and Greenethorpe stations, all of which were unuble to send a man out. Luck* ily t...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
TO OUR READERS^ Very often an Interesting item may; come under your notice. You may witness some interesting occurrence which would be of general interest, to the public. We invite you to send it along, written in a short, crisp style, the crisper the better. Tho editor will carefully peruse all communications sent, whether they be in political, social or other form, and they will bo treated as strictly con fidential. All items must, liowover, be well authenticated, and from a re* liable course. All communications will be acknowledged in the corres pondence columns.
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
THE WEATHER. The rainfall.reported to the Weather Bureau yesterday up to 9 o'clock yes* terday morning was:-Pooneade 10 points, Girilambone 35, Gtlsamlra 3, Warren 23, Condobolin 10, Hay 3, Carrathool 10, Wliftton 4, Nurandbra 3, Coolamon 10, Moulamein i>, J)onlli. quia 25, Jerilderie 16, TJrnna 2t, Wagga 10, Howlong 35, Inverell 0, Uundarra 29, Boggabri 9, Gunnedah 02, Taimvorth 17, Bundella 87, Blackvillo 31, Quirin di 75, Nundle 20, Coolah 18, Forbes 6, Cudai 2, Marsdens 1, Barmedimm 4, Morangorell 7, Young 22, Hurrowa 13, Murruinburrah 13, Cootamundn 12, Teniora 17,&lt;Junee 7, Gundagal 15, Ade* long 23, Tumut 24, Tmnbarumiba ;45, Gerinanton 19, Albury 29, Glfen Innes 42, Armidale 13, Uralla 15, Gulgong 21, Mudgee 19, Bathurst 2, Blayney 12, Careoar 21, Cowra 5, Mt. Victoria 30, Lawsou 32, Springwood 45, Taralga 2, Crookwell 10, Goulburn. 75, Yass 17, Queanbeyan 16, Kiandra 59, Cooma 35, Bombala 53, Delegate 19, Glouces ter 137, Capo Hawko 66, Port Stephens 3S, Raymon...
BARGAINS IN PIANOS. Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
BARGAINS IN PIANOS. Etc. Mr. A. S. Cohen Intends closing the shop In connection with Paling's Agen cy at Young, and we have been asked to call attention to the advertisement appearing in our advertising columns. The second hand and slightly used pianos which the firm have exchanged for Players and new pianos are to be sold at bedrock prices as they must be cleared before February 27th. Every piano Is guaranteed to be thor oughly sound and in first class order. In some cases the instruments are al» most.equal to new. . New Violins, Ac cordeons, Talking Machines and He* cords. Mouth Organs etc., are also to' be sacrificed. Anyone desiring a thoroughly sound and reliable second hand piano should call at once. First come, first served.. The Arm are quite willing to allow the full amount paid for one of these instruments in the event of the customer exchanging for a new piano within six months after that date. A small-charge will be' made'for wear and tear and-deprecia tion in value. The...
Fodder for Farmers. MINISTER'S REPLY TO MR. BURGESS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Fodder , for Farmers. MINISTER'S REPLY TO MR. BURGESS. In the Legislative Assembly, Mr. G. A. Burgess, M.P., said he desired to ask the Minister for Agriculturo whet her all possible efforts had been anade by his department to supply fodder .to necessitous fanners in the country? Had ho.got.fodder in readiness, to be suppled to them when they made ap plication for it? * lu reply Mr; Ashford said that fod der was being purchased in the dis tricts whore it was needed, and "wus not being sent from Sydney.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Always the Popular Sale Always the People's Sale Always the Grand Sale of all Sales. First Day: Saturday, Jan. 30th. A Cash Discount at the rate of 3/- in the £ Handed back to every Ready Money Purchaser. That dis count is allowed off every purchase made, no matter how small it may be All . the Renowned Cheapside Calicoes, Table Damasks, Sheetings. Towels, Lace Curtains, Cretones, Madras Muslin, Gloves, Ribbons. Laces. Haberdashery, and all the thousand and one little odds and ends you require to keep the home going every day in the year, independent altogether of the . Decrees of Fashion, all at 3/- in tlie £ Discount. Where Fashion steps in the discount increases off large quantities of Summer Goods. . 4/6, 6/- up to 10/ in the £ Discount will be allowetl. We must clear every line of drapery which in. three months' time from now, will if left on hand, be unseason able. 6/- in the £ Discount Off the Splendid Stock of. Trimmed and Uutrimmed Millinery. ; This will be the greatest of ...
YOUNG MOTOR AMBULANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
YOUNG MOTOR AMBULANCE. Mrs. Metcalfe has received- from the military officials a letter stating that they were pleased to hear that Young intends to purchase a motor ambulance for use at the front.-..; In this connection we* might remlnd'read ers that the proceeds of the Fruit Show tills month will be devoted to this object. The tea roon\ at the races on March 10th and 11th will also toe run in aid of the ambulance...We ask all to get busy and assist. We must send an airfbulance, and the money can easily be raised if nil help. Never was a more worthy appeal raade_ to our people-so remember the fruit* show and the races. ? \
TO-MORROW'S POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
TO-MORROW'S POLICE COURT. . Before Mr. P. B. Treatt, P.M. to morrow the following cases are set down for hearing:-Six cases for fail* ing to enrol under the Electoral Act; two cases for falling to send children to school; one case of alleged deten tlon of property; one case of driving without lights; and one case of alleged false pretences remanded from Koora watlm.