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COMMERCIAL. THE DEMAND FOR PRIME MUTTON. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
COMMERCIAL. THE'DEMAND FOR PRIME .MUTTON. i ; Though lower grade sheep wore cheaper at last Thursday's Homebush : auctions prime Hues sold at full late | rales. Illustrating the strength of the inquiry for good quality drafts j and tho excellent prices which* oh j tained Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. draw 'attention to the fact that 270 merino ewea from the Jasper 'Estate, Coonam blo district, inado to 21/1 averaging ; 20/3 per head at their auctions. ~ Pastoral Finance Association report -For our salo last week wo offered a i catalogue of"" representative wools from the north, north-western and southern districts, which made a very attractive selection. Our offer ings commanded tho clone attention of all sections of buyers, and very anima ted competition characterised our sale resulting in an almost total clearance being effected. What a blessed thing (says tho Gun- j dagai "Times") it would be it' one i could run a newspaper, and never ask I some of its subscribers .to pay up. As I long...
Lodges and Unions. PRAISE FROM THE PULPIT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
| Lodges and Unions. PRAISE FltOM THE PULPIT. About GO members of the local Friendly Societies marched ia proces sion to St. John's on Sunday to take part in the Intercession service held that morning in connection with the war. During the course of his ad dress, the rector (the He>*. S. A. T. Champion) crpressed rleasure at the presence of representatives of the friendly societies. He said "For good or ill we. are bound up in the bundle of life; no man livetn unto himself, and no man aieth unto himself. Thi3 truth must commend itself to those ?who think; but although it was a fair ly obvious truth, not always was it that it received the recognition due to it; - There was a time when the world was ruled by.a very different principle -tlie;;; survival of the fittest, which though , essentially 'true in Its best sense,, was brutally destructive in its lowest sense, the one -which had usually been adopted.. The princi ple had been every man lor hlmseil "With, the usual corrollary. T...
Cootamundra Turf Club COOTAMUNDRA TURF CLUB. WEIGHTS AND NOMINATIONS. RECORD ENTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
JOootamundra Turf Giubi COOTAMUNDrtA TURF CLUB. WEIGHTS AND NOMINATIONS. Hi'XGKD ENTIUES. ; Below ;: a full list of tin? entries for ilie uu.v meeting 01' the Coota mundra Turf Club to be held on Wed* nesday and Thursday next, 10th and 11th intt: FIRST DAY. Opening Handicap, 0 furlongs.-Pre cision U.7, Elvira's} Daughter S.9, Lac malac S.T, Makea S.5, Jennie Phast 8.», Telvez 8.2, Maranta 7.12, Jack Rogers (imp.) 7.12, Kenwortli 7.10, Dunacles 7.0, Miss Eilie 7.7, Knit 6:12. Jindaleo Handicap, 7 furlongs.-Hy meneal 9.12, Mmiro $.22, St. Albyn 8.12, Telvcj; S.7,-Santiago S.5, Cupldi tas 7.115, Deauvillo 7.12, Queen May 7.12, Tickles 7.10, Australene 7.0, C.J. G.12, Modongo 0.7. Cootamundra Cup.-Hymeneal 9.5, Master Paul 8.10, Booyamurra S.10, Pernicies 8.9, St. Albyn 8.7, Elvira's Daughter S.2, Miss Hook' 7.9, Queen May 7.7, St. Nlta 7,7. Gadara King 7.0, Shalma 6.12; Trial Stakes, 6 furlongs.-Lord Rue naif 9,0, Seraphic 9.0, Cai}dygat 8.12, Woorangil 8.10, Penomai 8.7, Bitter Ale. 8...
The Soldiers' League FIRST PARCEL SENT TO THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
The Soldiers' League I '. Fl RST« PARCEL-SENT TO THE ! FRONT. ' ; Mrs. Thos McKay- is-inost grateful to tlio children of tho: Soldiers League for the splendid "-.sifts which they brought to help -till up Audrey's and Doreen s parcel which was sent to the ^front on Friday, jast .- .Apart from the .gifts the little aot?s sent wiili them would help to ch^sr and bris:!u( n up those who reco'vn them, and who arc .daily risking their Uvea for oitr hcnolit. M**£. McICay "vjtld to point cut that as the parcel W :o Lo sent «v*ay every month, Aii's J-jih nut expect quite such nandsome gifts from the mothers who.h'avo so many other, calls. Two little sisters brought about eight i or nine shillings worth of cig arettes, and chocolates, which were most acceptable and were given with *; spirit as though it'were a mere noth ing io a man who'is willing to risk his iife for us, but Mrs. JIcKay would bu glad If the little onB's would remem ber that all sho wants Irom them i:> small items suitable ...
Is there not a Cause? WHY BRITAIN IS AT WAR. GERMANY'S FALSE GODS—POWER AND REASON. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
ils there not a Cause ? WHY BRITAIN IS AT WAR. GERMANY'S FALSE GODS-POWER AND REASON. Germany's two false gods arc "Pow er" and "Renson"~so spako the Rev. S. A. T. Champion in the conrso of hia sermon ut St. John's on Sunday evening. "la there not a cause?" was the exclamation of David, as will be remembered, in the Biblical story of David and Goliath. That story, said the preacher, was one which, notwith standing the centuries which had gone by, still had power to move people to enthusiasm. .Life ordinarily present ed its duties and claims- but these were not all. ;Do there not come cri ses which overshadow every other claim? That Js what David meant when he exclaimed "Is there not a cause?" The story of David found its counterpart to-day in the present war. During the past 40 years there lmd grown up in Germany the worship of two false gods-Power and Reason. When these two gods are enthroned in the hearts of any man or nation, ft most terrible orgio of power and ruin resulted, bec...
The New Railway Line STOCKINBINGAL TO FORBES. TIME TABLE ARRANGED FOR FIRST SECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
The New Railway Line STOCKINBINGAL TO FORBES; TIME TABLE ARRANGED FOR . ' FIRST SECTION: ; ; The ; new. railway; from Stockinbin | gal to Forbes, has; bseii completed as I far as BlancI-road,?38 miles, and a time tiibie for tho running of passenger trails oh four days -each week, viz.; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.: and . Friday, appears-in,this: Issue.:.-.. The new; time-table came.into forco to-day. Leaving Stochi'nblngal at 9 a.m.,it takes hours - to negotiate "the 38 miles journey to. Bland roafl. .This is certainly not wbat; would be'called a "fast" service,.but .will be much appreciated "by the';residents along the lino. The faresNWill'be at tho rate of ijd:per mile single journey.. . r . I
Rubber Stamp Signature. YOUNG COUNCIL AND ARBITRATION CASES. APPLICATION IN CHAMBERS. RULE NISI GRANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
Rubber Stamp Signature. YOUNG COUNCIL AND ARBITRA TION CASES. APPLICATION IN CHAMBERS. RULE NISI GRANTED. ? Some few weeks ago the Young Mun icipal Council was proceeded ugainst for. certain alleged breaches of the Indutrlal Arbitration Act, in that the Council .did not pay James Fisher, caretaker of the Town Hall, tho wages laid down in the award, also that time and paysheets were not kept, nor a copy of the Award exhibited. The case was struck out on a point raised by the Council's solfcltor. On Friday last, in Chambers, before Mr. Justice Street, an application was made on behalf of John Duraclc for a rule nisi for a writ of mandamus to compel F. B. Treatt, industrial magistrate, of Young, to hear and determiuo a sum mons under the Industrial Arbitration Act, of 1912, against tho Council of the Municipality of Young. . A complaint had been made, It was stated, before F. W. Kitchlng, a justice of the pence, against the council, and upon sucli complaint a summons was Issued, return...
Harden News F. AND S. ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
Harden News (From "our own correspondent). F. AND S. 'ASSOCIATION. At a meeting of Murrumburrali Branch of the Farmers and Settlers' Association held in the Mechanics Institute to-day, Mr. Neville Graham President in the chair. 1 i Correspondence was received from the Wheat Acquisition Board that where deductions are being made 'n wheat, if reported to them, they would inquire into came. Prom Secretary to Premier acknow ledging receipt of letter asking, for Iloyal Commission on Wheat Acquisi tion Bill. From Mr. A. G. IIv.lo showing that the increased taxation on the farmer by the Federal Tariff was over £250,000 per annum. ; Re business held over from last j meeting. lie Organiser: It was .car- ! r.led that the question of reappointing j an organiser should he held over by the District Council until after the General Conference in July. He calling for nominations for Bur rangong. Mr. Itobort Gibuou said he !;«\d carcfulIy considered the request made at last meeting that ho should al...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
A PEW O FOUR HATS AND PRICES. THE PLYMOUTH-a smart medium width leal, I|i lUe now "Embossed Felt" In Sago Green, and Reseda (Green Grey) shades, 4/11 each. THE SHRBWDI-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 &lt;lms 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 wldo leaf Brown Felt Hat, with bound edge, suitable Iqr.jaiddle-aged man, at 4/11 each. THE HOUSE OF QUANTITY AND QUALITY. THE LAIRD- A smart light Brown bound edge Felt, narrow leaf, u/G each. ' "THE NELSON"-A medium width leaf, cut edge in rich Cedar Brown shade, with a rich velvet band, 5/11 "THE DOVECOURT" -a Neat cut edge, medium leaf, Dark Brown Felt, 6/11 each. "THE AVON"-A featherweight cut edge, pure fur, smooth finish, Felt in Black only; narrow leaf, 7/6 each "THE TONEY...
THE HUSTLERS HATS [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
THE HUSTLERS / HATS Tlier© is scarcely any part of Man's Attire that requires such careful con sideration as his Hat-Wo have mado tills part of his "Dress" a special Study. By Keen Buying, Studious Care and being over, on tho alert for all that Is good and now in Hutdom, we can Justly claim to bo able to offer you a larger assortment and far bet ter values than you can obtain else where. No matter what style of Hat you require-We have, it and at tho Lowest Possible Price too.
Election of Shire President. CR. BROWNE RE-ELECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
Election of Shire President. CR. BROWNE RE-ELECTED." At Saturday morning .last, the. elecV tlpn-ol Prescient for^Bumrigong Shire took place. TliQ,'"fuir Council''was"! present, and Councillor." \VilIiain Browne was re-elected to the position . Tliero was no other councillor nomine* ted. Cr. Browno has now occupied the position of Shire President since the inception of the Council. and':lias a good record. During the long: term he 1ms scarcely, missed a meetibgmid' then only when it was.altogetlier im possible to -attond. . He Is a good chairman, thoroughly-conversant,, with' ;ka requirements'ot .the shire, ahd .the ratepayers are fortunate . in haying such a man at tJio;head:'bf affalrr . In, the Council.-/, For;the/position of deputy-President,- Cr. / Crlcliton was;* also re-elected. Cr. "Crichton. is a'so n good man "to have in tills position and Js;a; worthy .occupant of the 'chair? when'occasion arises..:' ; ' ' : Tho President's yearly allowance was fixed at £15. '
Heroes or Shirkers? THE YOUNG MEN OF YOUNG. CLERGYMAN'S OUTSPOKEN REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
Heroes or Shirkers ? THE YOUNG MEN OF YOUNG. CLERGYMAN'S OUTSPOKEN REMARKS. SpeaWutf at St. John'y Church at Evensong, on Sunday, tlio rcctor (Rev. S. A. T. Champion) passed some sca thing remarks about the manner in which Home oil the young men of this town had' neglected the call of duty and had not offered themselves for ser vice at the front. This is not the | first occasion 011 which strictures have j been passed by the reverend gentle* man on those who perfer to idle about the street corners-people who have no home ties to prevent them from en listing. On Sunday night his rever ence said that there was a time, as Shakespeare says, in the affairs of men which taken at the flood leads on to fortune. The opportunity was theirs. . The Empire was callins. ' Are you going to h}de?" said the prea cher. "Have you heard the call have you faced it-have you answered u? It war, the .duty of every man who dared to call himself by the name of liritisher to serve his country. Everyono could ...
To-Day's Wires SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
To-Day's Wires 'SYDNEY/v Tuesday:, ) Mr. Wade stated.last night that he would stand- to the compact made .-^ith the .Government regarding the' Castlereagh by-electtan.. It la iinfalr to bloiae me for the fact that the F. and S. Association has put a candid ate In thfe field; It is a matter for sur prJse that they, have done so, in view, of the fact that the Costlereagh ,lsa rural district contalning jiundreds pf fanners .who are indignant at'the. prac^ tlcal effects of the Wheat'Acqulsit'on Act.'' VC*"''" .Mr. HolmoDVefefred;'.tb.tho Neces^ sary Commodities Commission. £ > . Ac letter regarding the" selling price' of meat. had been received >frpm > Mr. Bavin, Royal Commissioner, in'regard to food supplies in whlch' Mr^ Bavin' expressed Uis belief that the rise in the price of meat was almost Wholly/dud to the influence of tlie expoit traded ? \ MELBOURNE. Tueaday: "V ; 'The Federal Government has decld edtonatlonlse the liquor traffic In the Northern Territory. , r ;. . ' T...
The Burrangong Seat. FARMERS AND SETTLERS' CANDIDATE. YOUNG'S MAYOR WILL SUBMIT HIS NAME FOR SELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
The Burrangong Ssat FARMERS AND SETTLERS' CANDIDATE. YOUNG'S MAYOR" WILL SUBMIT HIS NAME FOR SELECTION'. / Speaking last night at an inpronp-^ tu social gathering, after his re-etec tion as "Mayor, Aid. 1. ,11. Tierney. made some remarks which might pos sibly have a bearing upon tthe next State election. At last .raeeting.~pt the Young Branch of the Farmers arid. Settlers' Association, the name of'AM.' Tierney was included in the bunch" of men to be asked to submit- their; names to the. F. and S. Executive for selection a9 a candidate to run for the Burrangong seat. It -was this Aid* Tierney alluded to in his remarks last night, when he' mentioned, in. reply to the expressed hopes of thosia.pres-' eat that he might one day occupy-a still higher position than that''of the; dignified one of Mayor of Young, that it was his ambition to serve^in the Parliament of his' country. * ^S'JEver since he was as high as the table, said his Worship, he had had* an ambition' to rise to the highest ...
Monk's Menace. A WORLD MENACE. RAISER THE ANTICHRIST. ASTOUNDING FORECAST. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
Monk's Menace. .. 'A. WOULD MENACE. KAISER THE ANTICHRIST. ASTOUNDING FORECAST. A number of predictions have i long been currcnt concerning tho out break of the present war and its ulti mate issue. We have what is Known as the Prophecy of Mayouce, made about 1851; the prophecy of the Jesuit Bobojain 1G57; the remarkable fore cast by Helhe-who realised th:it he neath tho German veneer of culture lay barbaric sa'Vngery; the prediction of Tolstoy, and the extraordinary pro .phecy made by Dom Bosco, the Portu guese priest and published in the "Matin" in 1901, nea.'ly the whole of which' Im3 already boen fulfilled. Ail the foregoing however, pale into insignificance before these cur iously sifiniflennt v.vltings of Father 'Johannes who was probably an Italian and a Franclsclan. He lived and wrote In the sixteenth century and from his prophecies it wiii be seen that Ills power of reading the future was remarkably accurate. Their publica tion is due to the "Dally Call." In.deciphering the ...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
GENERAL NEWS. The' 100 yards ladle?' championship of New South Wales was again -won by Miss Fanny Durack at the Lodtes"Am ateur Swimming Association's carnival. on Saturday.; Her time, however,. Uns year was Imln. S 2*5th sec8., a3 com pared with last yaer*s " lm!a.'Usees. Miss M. Wyllie was second and ?Mlgg L. Fevyer third. . / , Taxpuyertt are reminded that.tomor row will bo tho last day: for furnishing returns of income for the-year unded December 31st, 1914. .Tho penalty for neglecting this obligation-is £100. The registration of'-119/ degrees on Friday at White Cliffs/ln'the far north west, was the highest la the State this summer^ and was -only eclipsed lu'it year by the reading of 120 deg. at Bourke. .: \ . Jnmes .Canavan, employed, on llin duplication: works at the liazorback, was the victim of a terrible blasting accident'on Friday. A premature ex ploslon' of rackarock occurred. . The man's hands and arms were/ badly, shattered: He also received serious body wounds, and he ...
730 ROOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
7 3 o: ROOMS. ' : Oho.of tho'most'palatia] odifices that ..Sydney now nrs8cr*e« is '"Tho Poopirs' .Palace,M «00 Pitt Street, with its 7d0 rooms, nuc\ which,has the. distinction of .being tIio.largQst';hotel;iii tho southorn henijppherei' : ,,Thero' is no .moro'con .voniently situ^tcrt.Vhoatelry.'in'-Sydnoy, ;Y6r U. is &lt; situated ^witlnn two 'minuses .wrilk.of tho central;station, anil "a like .;flisth»»ro from.'BoImoro - Park. The thorough cnnu«lenco:renosc&lt;l?jn,tho Sal vation Army .in." all its»bu8inefl3ii»nd nthcjVMuulertnUinX^i^nofcV-'only in 'tliis Stntty'luit rights throughout'tho -world; .elleols ilself l>y;.thq:patronago of th». . hotel by tho irijniy.'./ Tariff, 3/9 to A'' per day.
CURRENT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
CURRENT NEWS. At the annual meeting of the Voting P. and A. Association held oa Fri day afternoon for a committee ci 34 members, the following gentlecieu were nominated, rlz:-Messrs. R. O. Breden, J. BlackwooO, C. 11. Boyd, J. W*. Bartlett, H. E. . Earrltt, Win. Browne, J. B. Browne, G. M. Bales, A. Bolger, C. Crichton, G. W. Cald well, J. T. Chew, T. G. Collins, J. F. pwyer. J. - X. Dwyer,, W. C.. filler man, 3. Forsythe. Ken. Fbwler, H. C. M. Garllng,. M ». Glennon*' E.' W. L. Gordon, W.- J:', Hills. J.Houliston, M. Jasprfesa, John'.Kerr, p. Mackenzie, W. J. Mfllard.'A. B. Moiftit, J. h. Ma roney, John Parkican. ft. Parkman, W. R. Parkman, S..E .Roberts,.wl C. H. Roberts. A. A. Rodda, Walter Ruther ford, T. C. Wright c: \V. Terry, h, Robertsbn/C. Robertson: T. G. Sloane P. A. Sutherland, Selden, P. II. Tout, H: Taylor, S. Taylor, L. R. Tier ney, J. E. Tunney. H. G. M. Thacker ay, R, H. Thackeray, T. F. Treslliari, C. Venn, and R.- J. * Voting. ' . Miss M. Kiniey, who has occupied ...
TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
TO OUR READERS. Very often 'an, interesting Item may come under your notice. You may witness some interesting occurrence ,whlch would bo-of general interest tot tho public. We invito you to seed it along, written In a short, crisp style, the crlsper the bettor. The editor will carefully peruse all communications sent, whether they* bo in political, social or other form, [ and they will bo treated as strictly con lldential. All items must, howover, ho well authenticated, and from a re liable course. All communications will bo acknowledged in tho corres pondence columns. Newspaper clippings are also accept able, and facts about people such as deaths, marriages, social events, etc., In fact notes on all events, will be carefully read, and if suitable, publish ed in the "Witness." We wish to malco this journal as Interesting as possible, and you may help us if you desire. Glvo us your opinions on tho current topics of the day-they may prove of .Interest to our readers. Pleaso write on o...
ALD. HILLS' NARROW ESCAPE. STRUGGLE IN A DAM. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
ALD. HILLS' NARROW ESCAPE. STRUGGLE IN A DAM. TOO morning our »Id friend Aid. W. J. Hills bad a very narrow escape from death by drowning.. It appears that Mr. HUls went out to Ills Warn banumba property in a sulky tbls mor ning and in one oC his paddocks lie drove into the dam with the double in tention of giving his horse a drink and wetting the wheels of the suiky on account of the tyres being loose. When In the dam, however, something happened, which Mr', llilis had not reckoned upon. The water was deep er than be thought, and immediately the horse went down and in doing so got caught by the rein somehow un der the shaft of the sulky. Air. Hills rwas thrown intp water up to his nock, and he at once sot about trying to get the horse out. This he found a very difficult task, as he was work ing undor the disability of being wet throngb, and without assistance. Af ter much struggling, however, he suc ceeded in getting both himself and his horse out of the water without any more seri...