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SMASH AND GRAB. SYDNEY SHOPS SUFFER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
SMASH AND GRAB, SYDNEY SHOPS SUFFER. During tho past week several win* (lows of Sydney business establish' ments have been broken by thieves, who hurriedly seized some of the con* teats displayed and bolted. The l&tCBt case occurred early on Tuesday morning, when the window of Harry Lloyd's jewellery shop in Pitt street Was smashed with a brick, and jew ellery worth £0 was stolen.
GENERAL NEWS. FALL FROM A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
GENERAL NEWS. FALL' FROM A HOfiSE. William Edward Gadd, 21 years ot ago, died at tho Corryong Hospital (Vic.' from Injuries received by a full from a horso at Walwa on tie prev ious day. Tho decease! was rlii'DK from a shooting' match, and was thrown on a log rupturing his stom ach, and sustaining other Injuries. At a magisterial inquiry on Monday a verdict of accidental death was re turned..
RUN OVER BY HARVESTER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
BON OVER BY HARVESTER. Wliilo stripping wheat on Messrs. J. and G. Oman's farm, at Lismore, John Maher, "who came from Swan Hill, was knocked down by the team and run over by tho harvester. Ono of the horses trod on his face, and his left thigh was broken by the wheel passing over It. Maher was taken by motor car to the Camperdown hospital
GREAT DESTRUCTION OF TURKS. FIFTY-THOUSAND DESTROYED. OTTOMAN EMPIRE IMPERILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
GREAT DESTRUCTION OF TURKS. FIFTY-THOUSAND DESTROYED. OTTOMAN 13MPIIIE IMPERILLED. A Petrograd message states that the Russians have destroyed 50,000 Turks in the passes of the Caucasians, and that all that nojv remains are two Tur kish army corpsand a few hundred at Sarikyingsk. The Turks were engag ed for over a week In the stubborn con flict with the Russians. No deails of ihe fighting have been received, hut the Turks were attacked scores of miles from their base. The Sib erians distinguished themselves by charging the Turkish infantry, cut ting them to pieces. Except for scat tered bands of fugitives, very little remains of the Turkish army. A Turkish Colonel told the corres pondent of the Bourse Gazette that "Enver Pasha lias been our ruin. Tills wretched, brainless, puppet, and the Kaiser has brought Turkey to a pass which imperils tfie Ottoman Empire."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
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THE KAISER'S HEALTH AN OPERATION NECESSARY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
THE KAISER'S HEALTH ..AN OPERATION NECESSARY. A Copenhagen message says tlmt the Kaiser is mentally impaired from the strain of suffering because of the constant friction between him and the. general staff. The Kaiser it Is said, must go under' an operation of the throat. He has, however, announced his intention of returning to the front without delay, and it is feared that nothing short of physical restraint will prevent him.
BIMBI. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
BIMBI. (From a Correspondent). The Bimbi races wero held on Boy* log day, and despite Uc bad season, there was the largest crowd soen here for many a year. The winners being from all parts spoke well for the many horses present. Results: Open Handicap-Cotterill's Briton 1, Wilson's Colored Lady 2. Pony Race (14.2)-McCoH's Arra« matta 1, Prazer's Elsie Mark 2. Publican's Pursy-V. Loane's Mai lee Queen 1, McCafEery's Morilla 2. Handicap Trot-Spring's Minnie 1, Newell's Mischief 2. Bimbi Handicap-Nowlan's Dawn 1, Anderson's Liady Gig 2. Pony Race (13.2) -Chant's Tommy the Nut 1, Burke's Butterfly 2. The Bimbi band was in attendance, and many congratulations were recel* ved by the bandmaster, Mr. North, on the rapid progress the young players had mado.
HARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
HARDEN. (From our own Correspondent). Although all protests against tho seizure ot wheat as proclaimed in the Government Gazette of 24th December last must be lodged in Sydney, not later than Thursday next, no forms for doing so, have been procurable. Consequently fanners have been plac ed under a disadvantage. A largo number of products, considering it was only known yesterday that tho timo was so limited, will, be sent in from this district. And these will disclose the fact that some share-far* mers have had very poor crops-such as 350 bags half share off -100 acres; 430 bags, whole share, off 220 acres. Taking tho former 1050 bushels at 5/, £262 10a. This means that the share fanner lias done all the work on 400 acres of land for 13/ an acre, or about one halt the value of tho work at contract prices. And yet becauso 5/ a bushel is a good price this sharefar rucr according to our Government, is a lucky man. That the price of tho loaf to tho working classes and tho whole com munit...
Latest War News CARDINAL MERCIER'S ARREST. THE POPE'S NEUTRALITY. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
Latest War News CARDINAL MERCIER'S ARREST. THE POPE'S NEUTRALITY. . SYDNEY, Friday. The Vatican is without offlcial in formation as to tho arrest of Cardinal Merclor in Belgium, and believes that the communication on the subject has been censored. The Pope lias institu ted inquiries. His Holiness remark ed that the Germans cannot adduce the game pretext for their action as in the case of the bombardment of Rheimn Cathedral. In Vatican cir cles the opinion is that the Pope can not adhere to his neutrality unless Cardinal Mercier is released.
COMMERCIAL. IMPROVED SHEEP DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
COMMERCIAL. IMPROVED SHEEP DEMAND. The trend of values lu the sheep sec tion at Homebush last Mouduy was hi owners* favor. Supplies were light and buyers were in big attendance. Biddings from local operators were supported by competition from expor ters. Prime lines advanced from 1/ to -1/G per head and ail other sorts commanded increased rutes. As evi dence of the buoyant market Winch combe Carson, Ltd.; point out that no less than 23 consignments made 19/ and over for wethers and 18/ und over for ewes.
The Wheat Question MR. BURGESS INTERVIEWED. POSITION OF YOUNG CO-OPERATIVE FLOUR MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
The Wheat Question j * I MR. BURGESS INTERVIEWED. POSITION OF YOUNG CO-OPERA TIVE FLOUR MILL. On Ilia arrival in. town yesterday, Mr. G. A. Burgess, M.U.A. for Bur rangoiig, was seen by various farmers of the district who wanted to know all'about the Government's action in regard to the purchase of wheat. Mr. Burgess called at the "Witness" ofllcc, and In an Interesting interview, ex plained some matters which appeared to be stumbling blocks to the farmers. A rumour was also going the rounds that wheat bought by the local mill had now to be re-bought by the mill from the Government, and was costing the mill something over 10s per bush el. We pointed this out to Mr. Burgess, and as a result of an inves* ligation, he wived to Mr. Ashford, Minister Tor Agriculture, and arrange ed a meeting for Saturday morning. The mill was. to his mind, under Rome disadvantages, and he Is endeavouring to have these removed; In the course of his remarks Mr. Burgess said: Prior to leaving Sydney 1 made ...
WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
WOOL. Tho Australian Mercantile Laud and Finance Coy., Ltd., report under date January fitfi:-Business has been quiet during last week niul this. A few transactions have been elTccted at val» lies showing no change from tho basis of values current at the last auc tions. it has been decided that the opening sales in the New Year will take place In Brisbane on the 12th January, to be followed by sales in tho Sydney market on the ISth January, when catalogues of the reduccd dim ensions as submitted prior to the re cess, will be offered. The first ser ies of sales in London in the New Year will open on the 19th January. The Federal Minister for Customs has announced that it has been decided to allow tho export of wool to Franco under ccrtuin safeguards, provided shipment is made in British or Freucli ships. in the case of America, the export of merino wool would be sane* tloued under certain guarantees. The date of our next sale has been fixed for Tuesday, the 39th January,
MANCHESTER UNITY ODDFELLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
MANCHESTER UNITY ODDFEL LOWS. On Wednesday next the annual Dis trict Delegate meeting of the Young District M.U.I.O.O.F. will bo held in the Oddfellows' Hall, Young. The proceedings will commence at 10 a.m. In the evening the delegates will lie entertained at a smoke social at which big attendance of lodge members and visitors is expected. Presbyterian Church Services: - Young, January 12th: Morning, 11 a.m. Evening, 7.30 p.m. Monteagle, o p.m. Rev. Alex. McClinchie, Minis ter.
WAR PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
WAR PICTURES. The Lyceum Picture Coy., in addi tion to a star drama, will .show to night the latest War Ga::ette. which Includes the German attack on Ant werp, (he Battle of the Aisnc, and the latest from the seat of war. The prices are Is and Gd. On Monday night the Hand Contest Benefit will he given. A first class programme is advertised. Tickets, Is and Is Gd.
WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 8 January 1915
WOOL. Gohlsbrough, Mort and Co., Ltd., re port: The wool trade remains very quiet, there being no business to report. Auctions are to be resumed in Syd ney on the ISth inst., and continued weekly until the 11th February, after j which date further arrangements for holding sales will be held. I Advices from Yorkshire announce J that there Is a better demand in the | top market, and a fair amount of bus iness lias been done.