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COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
COMMERCIAL. The Sydney "Wool Selling Broker#' Association, report as follows: Wool.-Owing to the holiday on An niversary Day Wool sales were li«M on three days only during the p;i-t week, when 20,051 bales were offered. The selection was a very attractive one, comprising principally New Hol land and Southern district "wools. T'w market ruled llrra and any tendency to change was in owner's favor; prices for all wools being at the highest point of the seasou. Competition was ex cited anil general. Yorkshire, Am erican, French, Belgian, and Japane*' buyers operating. Crossbrcds wen in special demand and are about 5 per cent higher on the week. Excclk'iu clearances were made, the week's sales totalling 24.SS0 bales, bringing the season's turnover to 181,35-1 bate*. Greasy sold to 14d, which equals tiie record price of the season. This figure was .secured for 29 1st com. of \VC/Underwood/Uralla. Numerous sales wero made at 13d to 13ijd. 'Sheepskins.*-Values wero id per lb. higher. Crossb...
Two Different Rates THE YOUNG MILL'S COMMISSION QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Two Different Rates THE YOUNG MILL'S COMMISSION QUESTIONS JN THE HOUSE. Whilst on a recent visit to Youns. Mr. Burgess M.UA., had brought un der his notice the question of the crw mission received by the Young Flour Mill whilst buying wheat for the Gov ernment." At the time Mr. Bursts thought that the mill was not receiv ing fair treatment and he brought t.':e matter 'before the Minister. In riu .Assembly, Mr. Burgess asked '.O.rV.i er the Minister for Agriculture \u? aware that the Wheat Acquisition Board had been allowing two different rates of commission to purcha.-ini: agents, namely li,'d. to agents and mil lers \Vho purchased prior to the pro clamation and hnd the wheat stacked at railway sidings? What was v.w reason for the differentiation between one lot of wheat which is the properly of the King and another lot of wlnat which is also the property of the Kin-'? Mr; Ashford promised to look into the matter.
P. & A. ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
P. & A. ASSOCIATION. On Friday next the Annual Meeting j ol the Young Pastoral and Agricul- j tural Association will be held in the P. and A. Hall at 2.30 p.m. Mem bers are requested to note the time. The committee of the Association will meet at 11 a.m., to read the report for.presentation to the Association at the afternoon's meeting. The ensu ing year will be such, that the co-op eration and support of all members and their friends will be required. AJ* i ready the Government subsidy has "been withdrawn. In respect of the. next Show, and the Committee to be. elect ed will have the responsibility of the success of-the next show. Members are asked to attend the Annual Meet ing. Subscriptions for . 1915-16 are payable now, and will be acknowledg ed by the Secretary.
Official Correspondence [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
Official Correspondence Mr. G. A. Burgess M.L.A., has re ceived the following letter and for wards same for publication:- . Wheat Acquisition Board, Attorney General's' Department, Sydney, Jan. 20th, 1915. Mr. G. Burgress, M.L.A. Sir,-With reference to your letter of the 16th inst., further regarding matters which have come under your notice In connection wltr wheat receiv ing agents undo.*'thl« teoard, I am dl reded to inform you that the matter of appointments of sub-agents docs not come under tho Jurisdiction of this Hoard. All the Board'.; ageiitK l:uve imim instructed that they muut give prompt payment to farmers delivering ?win/at. With regard to the Stockin I'ingal-Forbes line, I have to state that this line Is not yet transferred to lite Chief Commissioner for Railways !t is necessary for farmers to deliver "heat to the junction station, and to |my the freight to same. Arrange ments are'being made whereby they are to receivo 10/ per bag on a pro forma Invoice and the balance...
DISTRICT NEWS. HARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
DISTIJI^ 'NEWS.'1' HARDEN. (Prom our Correspondent.) Tho following letter from a farmer in tho HJUston district to a local re sident, shows what tho condition of things out-there is:-"In my opinion 1902 is not-a patch on it, in this (Ha trict. Others say its not us bad, but wait until the.figures go up, there is really no stock left about here.'Noth ing doing only tho tail end of droving. No money In circulation; all store stock unsaleable; low prices for wool* and no 'cropy. And on top of that, if 1 myself speak plain-a rotten Gov ernment. Imposing lmrrassing leg islation upon the already half crippled .back-bone of the State by the condi tions' under which no produce can live. Tho Government farm for in creased wheat yield will remain green fields far awny and if they have any conscience they will know -what it coats to produce wheat by 1916. There would have been no necessity for this move at all to-day, if they had satis fied one half of the demand for laud there has been since ...
The Rattle of Givenchy HAND TO HAND FIGHTING. HEAVY GERMAN LOSSES. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
The Rattle of 'Ciuenchy HAND TO HAND FIGHTING. HEAVY GERMAN LOSSES. LONDON, Sunday. "Eye Witness" In Ills version of the Glncnchy light on the 25th says that the Germans attacked north and south of the cannl. The .former passed the British trenches and gained a foothold at Glvenchy, hut as they surged through the village the British .-met them with cold steel, Wiling a hundred. Fighting at.close quarters continued for several hours until the British TO .occupied their original trenches. The German losses were very heavy. Sev eral scattered parties penetrated' the British lines, but were practically an nihilated. The British casualties were light. Meanwhile south of the can al a flercc struggle was fought all day long. British machine puns swept the Germans advancing by the main road. The German dead littered the ground. Another force advancing along the rail way suffered heavily from the mach ine guns, but penetrated the British lines. A Franco-British counter at tack drove back the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
RELIGIOUS NOTICES HOLY CATHOLIC CHURCH. (English Branch.) ST. JOHN'S. Feb. 7tti.-Sexageslma Sunday. Day of Humble Intercession for the War. Holy Communion, 8 a.m. Oflioial Service, 11 a.m. Evensong and Special War Litany, '.HO p.m. Special Music. Wombat 3 p.m.-Harvest Festival. STANLEY A. T. CHAMPION, Th. L. Ueciur. CATHOLIC CHURCH. Young, S a.m. and 11 a.m. Bulla,Creek, 10 a.m. KOORAWATHA. Koorawatha- First Sunday of the month, Mass at 11 a.m., third and fifth (when occurring) Sundays of too month, Mass .at D a.m. Morontjla.- First Sunday of the month, Mass at 9 a.m. third aud flftb (when occurring) Sundays of the month Mass at 11 a.m. Bumbaldry and Back Creek.-Second Sunday of tho month. Mass at 8.30 a.m. and 11 a.m. alternately. Bendick Morroll and Koorawatha. Fourth Sunday of the "month, MasB at 10 and 11 alternately. REV. E. SHEEHAN. METHODIST HFTmOH , Young, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Rev. C. P. WALICDEN-BROWN. SALVATION ARMY. 7 a.m.-Kneo Drill meeting. 11 a.m.-Holiness Meeting* 3 ...
OBITUARY. MRS. M. H. REDHEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
OBITUARY. MRS. M. H. REDHEAD. Yesterday morning the sad news was received by the Rev. T. J. Red- head (Anglican rector of Thuddungra) of the death of his mother, which took place on Saturday last. Mrs. Red- head was the relict of the late Dr. Ernest W. Redhead, and resided at Malvern (Vic.) She had been ill for some time, and Mr. Redhead had in- tended to proceed to Victoria last week, but clerical duties detained him, and is therefore deeply grieved at not being able to attend his mother's bed- side before she passed away. Not re- ceiving the telegram in time, prevent- ed also his attendance at the funeral which took place at Brighton yester- day. Mr. Redhead left last night for Malvern to be with his sister (who was the only member of the family living with the mother) in their sor- row. Great sympathy is felt for the &nbsp; reverend gentleman in his bereave- ment, not only by the members of his own church, in both the parishes of Thuddungra and Young, to whom he has endea...
INTERCESSION SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
I INTERCESSION SERVICES. I | Next Sunday at St. John's War In-1 | tcrcussion Services will bo held oa J | similar lines as Inst month. -Ou this I occasion the Band, the Military and ! the Lodges will be represented at the [ ofliclal service at 11 a.m. , I NEW GROCERY BUSINESS. In this issue will be found an an nouncement from Messrs. Hammond and Hanlon, that they are opening business as* general -storekeepers in 'the ToAvn and Country Stores and for so very ninny years carried on by the late Mr. Richard. Starr. - The preml ' ses are well known and the new pro prietors are also . well' . known. For nine years Mr. Hanlon was in | the grocery department, of Messrs. .7. ! W. T. Chant and Co.;- whilst Mr. | Hammond was ^ironmonger in the ! same store for three or four years, i They feel confident that" by strict at* tention to business to warrant tie con-, flridenceof customers and please them. SCHOOLVEACHERS MEETING. . Saturday, February 6th, is the an nual meeting of the Young District...
AN INFANT'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
AN INFANT'S DEATH. On Saturday last the death took place of Lloyd Simpson, the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Simp- son. The little one was 18 months old, the cause of death being teething trouble. The funeral took place on Sunday morning in the Methodist Cemetery. We deeply sympath- ise with the parents in their sorrow.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 2 February 1915
DEATH. REDHEAD.—At Malvern, (Vic.) on January 30th., Minnie Howard Red- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; head, widow of late Ernest William Redhead, surgeon. RETURN THANKS. MR. and MRS. GEO. BOURNE of Brock street, Young, desire to return SINCERE THANKS to Drs. Dowling and Good, Mrs. Henry, Mrs. J. Rob- inson, and the Misses Cleverdon, and all friends for kindness and expres- sions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
WO. CART WRIGHT, MONUMENTAL WORKS : : YOUNG. Inspoct my Designs and Get My Prices tor Granite and Marble Monuments, Crosses and Headstones BEFORE BUSTING ELSEWHERE, ' (All Worlc Guaranteed). , COLL&EiS 2 COLLARS!.' We make our own collars and can recommend every one that goes out of the shop. Look ub up before you decide on anything. . We can quote you figures that will meet the times. Don't Forget Hk. oD. EE^ [BESETS, Burrow a' and Mala Streets - YOUNG. Telephone 59. Swift Shoe Stores A Grand Opportunity... "Mothers Look Here" 60 Paiirs of .Children's and Girls'Real Glace Kid Button Boots, patent toe cap. machine sewn, grand wearers, good sound heels ; cannot be bought anywhere at anything near my prices. Martin's Original Price, 7 to 9, 7/6 My Price, 5/11. " " " 10 to 13, 8/3 " " 6,3. ' " " 1 to 2, 8/11 " " 6'11. ? " 3, 4, 5, 10/6 " " 7/11. These will not stay long on the shelves-so come along early before they are all gone. Each week a Special Bargain Line will be adverti...
Murrumburrah Turf Club. SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL MEETING. YOUNG HORSES SUCCESSFUL. KEIR RIDES SEVEN WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
RSurrumbuirah Turf Club. SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL MEETING. YOUNG HORSES SUCCESSFUL. KEIR RIDES SEVEN WINNERS. Although the weather was scorching hot, the . annual meeting or Murrum burrah Turf Club which opened on Wednesday and concluded yesterday was very successful. The attendance was good and the racing fair, good times being recorded. . Tho fields were generally good. Several .ocal horses-Cupiditas, Precision, Pernic iea-won races, whilst a feature of the meeting was tho riding of Jockey C. Keir, who piloted no less than sev en winners. Tho officials carried out their duties well, and Mr. P. O'Brien (secretary) had everything in good order. The S.D.R.A. officials were, in attendance. Mr. N. DevlU being Stipendiary Steward, Mr. J. Benson, starter, and Mr. W. Worner detective. Kesults: MAIDEN PLATE, of £10, 6 furlongs. G. Barrass' br g Venara, 8.11 (Ketr) i J. Laffln's b g Sibl, 8.11 (HoysteaU),2 J. Barber's br g King Sockum, 8.11 (Flynn) 3 Other starters: Weelong, 8.11, War Knave 8.11. ...
An Outrage. AMERICAN PRESEIDENT'S MESSAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
An Outrage. AMERICAN PRESEIDENT'S MESSAGE. Melbourne, Tuesday.-Mr. Watt, M. P., speaking at the A.N.A. banquet said:-"Our own boys are standing in .lie desert waiting "for the Teuton's only ally-the unspeakable Turk. Our soldiers will make good and take part in the victories east of the Suez, and east, too, of the Rhine. (Loud ap> plause). "I liopo I may be pardoned for giv ing an expression of opinion on a re cent event-the telegram of President Wilson to the Kaiser, wishing him good luck on his birthday. I think no more wanton, profligate outrage was ever 'perpetrated-(applause)-at best not since the Germans tore up the Ten Commandments in Belgium. Wo have about become tired of this anaemic, feminised, closet philosopher who presides over this otherwise great nation, an.d who at the same time is. fishing on both Bides of the Atlantic for notoriety and for dollars. (Ap plause). "It is not a birthday, but a deathday, of William of HohcnzoUern tint we want; and I trust the day is ...
Income Tax Returns WHAT SMALL FARMERS MAY DO. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
I | Income Tax Returns &lt; WHAT SMALL FARMERS MAY DO. The correspondence published in this issue from Mr. G. A, Hurge&s, M.P., regarding the above will relieve much anxiety among sirall farmers and business men who were under the impression that they would be com pelled to send in returns no matter how small their income may be. They would be well advised however, nut to neglect the simple declaration w:ilch can be made before any J.P. in such terms as the following: I, John Smith, of Young, in the State of Now South Wales, Parmer, do solemnly and sincerely declare that I am a farmer, residing at Young, and : my. income for the year ended 31st December, 1914, did not exceed (£200) Two Hundred Pounds. (Signature). JOHN SMITH. Mr. Burgess deserves commendation for his thoughtful action in this mat ter, and judging by the complaints that have reached us prior to the pub lishing of this, we do not doubt that his action will be fully appreciated by numerous people, whose...
Belgium's King BIRTHDAY SCENE AT NOTRE DAME. CHEERS IN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
Belgium's King BIRTHDAY SCENE AT NOTRE DAME. ' , CBEEHS IN CHURCH. During inclcment weather, King-Al bert's namo day was celebrated throughout France with much enthus iasm on November 15. All tho muni cipalities and corporations in tlio coun try sent telegrams of congratulation to His Majesty." At a special service at Notre Dame, presided over by the Archbishop of Paris (Cardinal Amette) Father Janvier, the famous preacher, delivered an eloquent sermon. "During unforgettable weeks," he said, "Belgium lias won admiration and approval. All honor to tho King of tho Belgians. Albert the First. Honor to M. Brocquevillc. Honor to tho army of Liege, of Namur, of Ant werp, Ostend, and Dlxmude! To the whole Belgian race, honor and bless ing in centuries to come!" Jn spite of the sacrcd surroundings this peroration was greeted with re peated applause. Tho preacher then uttered an ur gent appeal to the French to relievo the .suffering Belgians. Then ad dressing himself directly to the Duch ess...
The Tipperary Minstrels FIRST VARIETY ENTERTAINMENT GOOD IMPRESSION MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
The Tipperary iinstrels FIRST VARIETY ENTERTAINMENT GOOD IMPRESSION MADE. The first grand variety entertain ment under the auspices of the recent* ly formed Minstrel Troupe was given In the TIpperary Public hall on Wed nesday night last, and was an unqual ified succcss in overy way. Long be fore the doors were open a largo ga thering had assembled from near.and far. All TIpperary were there. Young also sent a very big contingent, with the result that whon the curtain was raised, only standing room was avail able in the hall. The night was most oppressive, and it speaks volumes for the appreciation shown when such a large gathering was prepared to swel ter Indoors on such a night to witness the performance. For about six weeks now the Minstrels have been preparing - coached by Mr. H» Long who placed a good deal of enthusiasm Into tiie movement. He with a few others were members of the o]d Min strels, which passed out of existence a'bout ten years or more ago. Deter mined on a revival...