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TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
TO OUR READERS, Very often an interesting item may come under your notice.' You may witness sorno interesting occurrence which would be of general interest to the public. Wo invito you to send it along, written in a short, crisp style, the crisjier the better. The editor will carefully peruse all communications sent, whether they be in political, social or other form, and they will be treated as Gtrlctly con fidential. All items must, however, bo well authenticated, nnd from a re llablo course. All communications will be acknowledged in the corres pondenco columns. NowBpapor clippings are also accept able, and facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc., In fact notes on ail event's, will bo carefully read, o:nd if suitable, publish ed in the "Witness." We wish to make thin journal as Interesting as possible, and you may help us if you desire. Givo us your opinions on the curreut topics of the day-they may provo of Interest to our readers. Please write on ono s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
Opening Day, Thursday, Ilth Feb. at 9 a.m. Shop Closed Wednesday, all day, 10th. Making Ready. A NIGHT ALARM. I "WorBO than ail alarm o£ fire at night I la the brassy cought of croup which | sounds liko tho children'o death knell, and it may mean death unless some* thing Is tlono quickly. Dr. Sholdon's ! New Discovery for Coughs and Colds i never fails to at onco Teliove tho "worst I form of croup. Small dose. Pleasant *o take. Every, bottle guaranteed. | Price 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable at W. F. Weedfin'8. A VALUABLE REMEDY. Piles are the moat distressing com*' plaint and should always receive prompt attention. Itexona, the Rapid Healer, Is a remedy specially prepared for the treatment of Piles. It will at once rolleve and will be found most effective. In every State in Austra lia people have testified to the value of Kexoua for Piles. Kexona Is sold at 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable everywhere. FOR THE COMPLEXION. Every woman should take pride mid delfght in her personal appearance, and no wo...
The Liquor Question VISIT TO YOUNG OF MR. LLOYD. RETURN FROM A TRIP ABROAD. AUSTRALIAN HOTELS AMONG THE BEST IN THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
The Liquor Question VISIT TO YOUNG OF MR. LLOYD. I1BTUHN FROM A TRIP ABROAD. AUSTRALIAN HOTELS AMONG TH13 BEST IN THE WORLD. Mr. W. A. Llcyd, who It will ba noted has been for sovcral years Jeo turer of the Liquor Trades Defence "Union, of N. S. Wales, and well known at Young, and throughout the State generally, as an opponent of No-Llc ense is at present on a visit to Young. Ho just recently returned from a three years tour of the world. Mr. Lloyd called at the "Witness" office yester day, and in the course of an interview had some interesting things to «ay about his trip. Speaking of the liquor problem, Mr. Lloyd said: That is such a big ques tion that oue does not quite know where to begin. In the first placo 1 was amazed at the strength 'of tho temperance sentiment everywhere. In France tho Government! Is conducting a vigorous campaign against absinthe. 1 notice that tho tempcranco journals are making a great deal of noise about what the French Government Is do ing; but I do not...
Marengo News [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
Marengo. News - (From',our Correspondent). Mr. 13. Flohor has nguln been ol> , TOWN COMMON. _ ._ Ajiotlco^fliTecflntly. -tforytd . on 3lie' | Ktdck iltio coh .Ucv romoyccJr.ori.pnld for.l_ sca HQiuojdlKBQtiafaclion ninoug those. I intcrestfed.'.who consider that as there the'ufca no charge should-1 bQ^niad'a:^ X \niccUnB:'!w^V£ceaUy iho/iHaiter- \vaVi,venilIa*.cd | antl-.tho tru^tees-.\vfc-*o. advised-to drj^ lho J ordor.;-The balr.nce alioct I for tho year showing a credit balance | of something.like' £10 was;adopted. Wo arc informed that'the. application I made recently to exchange portion of | tho existing common for: a local re serve "known as Boshy. lias not receiv ed ministerial sanction, 'notwithstand ing the recommendation. of the- Local | Land Board'.] It !o nitendod'liowQyer,;to.roducc thO;| existing ccmimon.iby about j^Uincres; which should shortly bo made avail*., able forf;aettlp^ ' oji" | the pari or'tiio GoVernmcrit-^ Iv intcndedV.to. show - the- commoners that the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
TO K OPEN AIR (Weather Permitting). To-Niglit ^^ T^Naght Friday, 'FefclSth. BIG MOM3TER PROGRAM IV! E. Keystones to the Front The Greatest Keystone Comedy Ever Shown Featuring CHAS. CHAPLIN, The Greatest Comedian in the World. ALSO The Fatal Sweet Another Keystone You won't laugh-you will fairly scream. ALSO THE TWO VAN LEVELS Edison Star Drama in 2 Parts And Lubin Star Drama in 2 Parts: And >'&lt; J I Supported by Our Usual Up-to Date Programme Feb. Programme : Australian Gazette, Topical. White as Snow, Drama. Ethel's Teacher, Comic. Let No Man Put Asunder, Drama.' They Bought a Boat, Comedy. ? Bud Life in Springtime, Study. ' Don't Monkey with a Buzz Saw, Comic. Falling Petals Drama. And ,/fi . Vitagraph Star Feature. Tuesday, Feb. 9th. See Posters for Star Pictures. F. SHMITH'S ORCHESTRA Show Starts at 8 p.m. Sharp. Pricey : 1/- 6d i XTAVE you eeon the New Chain aJrlVo I I-*-1 Grain Sowing devicp on the new McCormlck Drill. Inspect at our po*' i pot. . TRESJLIAN $ DVN...
AN AMUSING INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
AN AMUSING INCIDENT. The spectacle or a 0 i-aainan endea vouring1 to coax.a somewhat iiijstiiled 'wife Into a' spring cart in front of an hotel in George" street, Batlnii'st, on Tuesday, provided a rttver.-jion for n number of passers-by. The woman was not in a condition conducive to perfect equilibrium particularly with one foot set an uncoaiforraDle distance from the ground, sni tos occupant of the cart had his work cut out in res training the awkward restiveness . of the horse. . Tft£ confimd OLe even tually .'succeeded da gfttifag almost in to the cart,, when the Chl'iaman who had extended a hand, found r.eces sary to withdraw tt, with the result that his unfortunate better half col lided with -the ground at an unplsusant rate. A desperate situation was re lieved only upon the assistance of a chivalrous looker, on. Mimic warfare played by a number of small boya of Wollongong on Tues day evening, ended in a painful man ner for the one who took the part of the "German spy," and he...
Wheat Acquisition REPLY TO FARMER LEGISLATOR MR. J. LYNCH, M.H.R. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
Wheat Acquisition REPLY TO FARMER LEGISLATOR Mil. J. LYNCH, M.H.R. (By Robert Gibson). Mr.', Lynclu Justifies tlio. action of tlio State Government In seising the fanners wheat untior Its market value .as 'a case-of truo patriotism. Oil, yo Gods! He -sets a bogey up that did not exist, to knock it down. And thai bogoy is the speculator. la a hazy worded sentenco lie regrets the Coin .monwealth could not buy up In Argun* Una and Canada any balance required to see us through to the next harvest. And then , by a system of adjustment in every drought utricken district giv eu attention to. the growers Interests by adding the cost of sending the im ported' wneat-inpc me district. Now this'.'is* just/ what the farmers com plain of. Victoria Is the State that has to 'import. . ]i'he price of wheat in'Melbourne';by to-day's papers is 7/9* , if . wheat-caji be landed as ho say# at 5/4," wliy is it. 7/D. Clearly showing, he .does'-.not understand the position, 'or lijoro-illceiy uoe.s not want...
Income Tax Returns (To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
, Income Tax Returns (To the Editor. Sir,-The accompanying letter is a copy of one. which I forwarded to , the Commissioners of Taxation. Now ' 1 understand that form "L" cannot bo 'reinstated, but I can assure farmers j and others whoso incomes do not j.exceed £200 that there is no necessity for thorn to go to any of the agents who are circularising tho district to get them to nil "return" [forms. Let them make a simple Declaration before \ a J.P. that their incomc does not ex j cced £200, and send it to the Cojnmis I sioncrs, and it will be accepted. I ! may furthor add that if anyone is in ! doubt about their returns, if they com municate direct with the Comissioners ?they'will receive overy consideration. I run, otc., G. A. BURGESS. (Copy.) February 1st., The Commissioner of George Street, North, Syd ney. Gentlemen,-Re form "L" I nni sorry to note that It Is not now in use, as I think It would save many a struggling farmer or business man whose income does not excced £200 per an...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
. GENERAL NEWS. I ? After a life of 4U-years, the Orange ) Permanent Investment and Building Society hay paid ita llnal instalment on the original .S24 registered shares, worth In the first place £25 per share. After paying good dividends, half-year ly, there ]» now £10,000 to dividb among the 139 shareholder*. The payments of the profits will spread ov er a few years. Immediate payment Is prevented by the currency of the mortgagees, etc., which do not ex pire In seme canes lor four years. The following nominations were re ceived on Tuesday morning for candid utcs to Jill the vacancy in the Grenfeil Municipal Council caused through the retirement of Mr. Charles W. Harvey son-George Francis Rolling and Win, Alexander Kobinsou. Sentences, totalling three years with hard labour in the Parramatta Gaol were passed on Don Orde at Newcas tle Sessions, tor larceny, and for Il legally using a horse. Prisoner's re cords showed that nearly all his time since babyhood had been spent in re forma...
IN POPULAR FAVOR. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
IN POPULAR FAVOR. Any pro.joet that has for its ot»i«*i*t ? tho good of Mm many,invariably co«rto^ into popular fnVor; so it is, fhat"Thc .Peoples' Palace," Bclcmvo Ptn»pf,. Manly-conducted under the controlling power of the S;iIvntioii Army--1ms be come tho trusted homo of co'untrv visi tors. Itp modest tariff of o/* p^r d-iy (27/C per. weok) or mratasqmrnti'ly at 1/v combined with. spotless clennlin*ss and tasty homo-cooklmj, is its constant advertisement. It is two niinutrs' walk to. the ocean , bench 'and loss by tram to tho whnrf. Tho appointment* .are'tho most modern. Tho rooms do liftbtfully airy. The'Clydesdale stallion, Native Chief, winner of the Royal Agricultural So ciety's and the Wagga Horsebreedere' Association's premiums for 1914, in order to fulfil both premium conditions (tho stud groom reports) served 50 mares, the property of 31 different owners, commencing stud duties on September 1, and ending on December 22, at a fee of £4 4s, payment half at the close of the ...
SOMETHING ABOUT A LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
: SOMETHING ABOUT A LETTER. "" Someone lias advanced tlio opinion that the letter "e" Is tlio most un fortunate, letter in the English alpha bet,* because it fs' always out of cash and ever in. debt, never out of danger, and'in helltnll tho^timo..For.some reason ho overlooked the fortunates of the-letter, so.we call his attention that "e" Is never In war and always in peace. It is beginning of existence, the commencement of ease, and the end of trouble. . Without it there would be no meat, no life, and no heav en. . It Is the centre of honesty, makes love perfect, and without it there could bo no editors, devils nor news.
DISTRICT NEWS. BENDICK MORRELL. THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
DISTRICT NEWS. BENDICK MORRELL. (From our Correspondent). . THE WEATHER. The weather .Is.vecy..hotjibout .hero at present. Hot winds and duet tire" the greatest enemies of the housewife. There are u: timen Indications of rain but they socn pass off. ' . RACE CLUB. The members of the Bendlck.Mor roll Race Committee are doing their best'to have things tip-top for the 19th. Tho race programme appears in tikis Issue. CRICKETER'S BALL. The members of the local Cricket Club haye anadu arrangements to hold a ball on the night of tho races and have secured the Calaro Hall for tliat event. The hon. secretary (Mr, G. Boll, jnnr.), is :.c cTort to bring the event to a succeatslui i&auc, and like Ia9t year, tickets are being sold like hot cakes. 'Last year the event was held in the cricketer's pav ilion, but as a bigger crowd is expect cd to attend this year, the committee decided that the larger building was a uccessity. . GETTING RID OF BUNNY. During the past fortnight the rail way ex...
Road to Calais BRITISH STAND FIRM. STORY OF "EYE-WITNESS." [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
) Road to Calais BRITISH STAND FIRM. STORY OP "EYE-WITNESS*" As further Information arrives of the fighting at La Bassee hi North* era France, last .week, the Importanco of the engagement becomes more ap parent. The official reporter with tho Brit (ish Headquarters Staff in Franco, who writes under the pen name of *'Eye witness," has written his version of the light. "The Germans," lio sayar "attacked tho British lines to the north and south of the Bothunc-Lu., Bassee Canal. Tho former passed tho British trenches, and gained a foot hold at Glvenchy, north-west of La Bassee, but as they surged through the village the British met them with cold steel, killing one hundred. Tho lighting at close quarters continued for several hours until the British reoccu picd their original treuches. The Herman losses were very heavy. Sev e;&lt;:i .scattered parties which penetra ted the British lines were practically annihilated. The British casualties wore light. "Meanwhile to the south 01 t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
RETURN THANKS. MR. and MRS. G. WILLIS and Family desire to RETURN SINCERE THANKS to all friends for kindness, cards, telegrams, and expressions of sympathy during their recent sad be- reavement. IN MEMORIAM. ARMSTRONG.—In loving memory of Matthew J. Armstrong, who died 5th February, 1903. —Inserted by his loving Wife and Family. WEDDING. A wedding was celebrated at Quan- dary Church, near Temora, on the &nbsp; 4th inst., between Mr. Geo. Sanderson of Thuddungra, and lately of Arian Park, and Miss Emilie Bremer, second &nbsp; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bremer, of &nbsp; Linton. The ceremony was perform- ed by the Rev. Dore Bryant (Church of England). The bride, who was given away by her father was attired in ivory pailette silk and wore the customary wreath and veil, Miss Pauline Bremer (sister of bride) was bridesmaid and Mr. Ivor Sanderson, (brother of bridegroom) acted as best man. The future home of Mr. and Mrs. Sanderson, will be "Lillington," Thuddungra. I...
OBITUARY. MR. EDWARD WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 5 February 1915
OBITUARY. &nbsp; MR. EDWARD WALES. Early on Wednesday morning there passed away a very old resident of the district in the person of Mr. Ed- ward Wales at the age of 77 years. The deceased gentleman, who had &nbsp; &nbsp; been residing with his daughter (Mrs. J. Pearsall) for the past seven months had been in failing health for many years, and since a severe illness about 12 years ago, never properly recover- ed . Up till a few days ago, however, he was able to get about town. On Saturday being seized with an attack of bronchitis and heart failure, and the end came as stated on Wednesday morning. The late Mr. Wales was born at Bowning and at the age of 19 married at Burrowa. He lived prin- cipally at Rye Park, following the oc- cupation of a carrier. He came to &nbsp; reside at Young, about 27 years ago, and up till about 15 years ago was able to follow his avocation. For some years now his wife and some members of the family have resided in Sydney, b...
ELECTION OF COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
ELECTION OF COMMITTEES. K was decided after discussion that three aldermen aud the Mayor form a Committee and that three form a quorum. Works, Health and Parks Commit tee.-Aid. Hills, Beard and Whiteman. I'iuance and Town Hall.-'Whiteman, Hubbetts,' Itlntoul. I-iKhting.-Aid. Itlntoul, Itabhetts, and ttennie. Uulldiug Committee.- Aid. Cooke, Beard and Itcauie.
The Mayoral Election ALD. TIERNEY AGAIN CHOSEN. MAYORAL ALLOWANCE AGAIN TURNED DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
The [Ulayoral Election ALD. TIERNEY AGAIN CHOSEN. MAYORAL ALLOWANCE AGAIN TURNED DOWN. . Last night the election of Mayor j for tho ensuing twelve months took i place In the Council Chambers. Aid.* Tierney (Mayor) presided, nnd the full Council was present. The first matter to be dealt with at the election of Mayor is to decide whether there is to be a Mayoral allowance, and Aid. Rintoul moved that the allowance be fixed at £30. In doing so he thought it only right nnd reasonable to fix an allowance. It was done in otiier municipalities. He did not think any Mayor would abuse tho allowance. Aid. Rabbets seconded tho motion. The allowance could be used in var ious ways. If the Mayor did not use the money, It could be given back to the Council. Aid. Hills opposed tlio granting of any allowance on the grounds that peo ple came to the Mayor for a donation to the various movements, and would practically demand It if they knew it | came from tho Council's funds. If a man wanted to give le...
TENNIS MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
TENNIS MATCH. . On Wednesday last tlio 3rd February a tennis match was played between a team from the Harden Town Club' and the local Methodist club; the latter being ably helped by three non-club members. As the weather was very hot, !t was rather late before a start was made, and the visiting team had to catch the G.30 train buck to Har den. so that play had to atop just as Uio temperature was becoming nice Tor It. The visiting team were tho winners, Retting 57 games to 3S won by the local club. The players were as follows:- Harden: Misses Kclltclc, and Davis and Messrs. Bat Mn. Kellick, L1. Daviri and A. Davis. Young: Misees Starr and Jeffries and llQsiw'?>. J. Baker, K. Wright, C. H. Venn and It. Burrows. Mr. J. F. Dwyer will offer for sale on Saturday, 20th Inst., the compact farm, "Clniremont," handy to Marengo and about 10 miles from Bendlck Mor rcll railway station. Tho farm com prises 518^ acres, and da being sotd tin der instructions from Messrs. Had* don Bros.
Sacred Heart Hospital. BIG DAILY AVERAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
Sacred Heart Hospital. BIG DAILY AVERAGE. On Inquiry to-day, v.*e were informed that the-daily average attendance of patients at the above institution for I : the last four months - has been 1S.4.1 Some live or six yeara ago not more than"; Iiaif this number were recorded at.tbe on'o.hospital in the town; now both hospitals 'with almost double ac commodation, are. always full and \ye are glad to rocord;that tliey give the futmosi'satisfactlon.to'the sick. The town'and district of Young Is specially favored in having such institutions in our midst..*:.