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RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. I Result of competition held on the 3rd and Gth Fpbruary, 14 shots in two stages at 600 yards. 1st sta'gb 2nd stage v j hep. T'i E. Armstrong ... '270^. 27 9 63 R. Rennip .. .. 30 - -2D . - 59 H. Penrso ... 1. 22." >25 - ; 12* 59 R. Allen ....... 0 25/^f 2l£ 10 59 A. Robertson ./27:; ,'29 ... 1 57 H. J. Pearso f;26 . 7 57 W. Sutton ... .27 *fV26V.'; 4 57 M. Jnsprteza 27* 26 .5 3 56 A. J. Rabbets ,-253 54 A. Middleton ..20 24 10 54 S. Keith .. .. 20 29,-. 4 53 H. Burtenshaw!;-;,1851 W. Pegrame .....20 t:. -20:*;:i.9 49 J. Irvine .. .. 18;- ' 21 8 4? H. Cross ;-15>:^;i8:-^'13. 46 J. Rintoul ... .... 10 ' v13;;V13 36
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
'. Learmont's Grand ' Always tlic P Gpi2«5.r Sale Always the People's Sale Always the Grand Sale of all Sales* Sale First Day: S aturday, 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 AH 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 i Decrees of Fashion, all at 3/- in the £ 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 allowed. . We must clear every line of drapery which in three months' tim'e from now, will if, left on hand, be unseason . . able. 6/- in the £ Discount Off the Splendid Stock of Trimmed and Uutrimmed Mill...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
IS THE t >-tI. S-® s%i SALE OF ALL SALES Jr««©MSWWf "Mollis .. :4$M m&m Doors open 9 a.m. Thursday, 11th. Closed all day Wednesday, 10th. Ilii^iest ?;: Bargain: Event, 1915,: ' Every Article Marked in Plain Figures at ALLEN'S Famous Low Prices. vis-wWe would require more space than this whole paper to give you a price list. Summary of Goods we Stock give1 no'list, but values will ^ &lt; teat previous lists. - . V'',' You are cordially invited to in ^ spect our display and com pare our prices. Past experience of our Sales will Make You Pay a Visit. a I EHo-vses Boya' Bootss^ . vv : Boys!. . v r G2m1«S»C art's. Clothing :Ghildrei\a''' :}fia.ts . Olio i hin g.-Boys - .doihsng, Meaui* Costumes, Ladiea Gostumcs, Maids ? Corsets Dress Materials . Dress Making. Fancy Goods Footwear, Ladies Footwear, Meni : Gloves i Hftzui ESoiga, Ladies Halierdasheryi ? Hosiery Household Drapery Infant's Garments Laces fir" £5mdrolderies Mantles . Men's Hata .. . Men's Boots Millinery, T...
DISTRICT NEWS. BENDICK MORRELL. THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
DISTRICT NEWS. BENDICK (WORRELL. (Prom our Correspondent). THE "WEATHER. Bendlck Morrell, Wednesday.- The weather still continues to be hot and dry, retarding ploughing operations; bift fltlll the fanners aro plodding away ia expectation of better times to come. Horse feed Is a scarce commodity, on account of Sussex street buyers, opei atlng freely this'year; all avallablo hay being secured by them. WEDDING BELLS. On Wednesday afternoon last the marriage was celebrated at St. An- drew's Church of England, Bendick Morrell, of Mr. W. J. Boag (late of Monteagle), and Madeline Gertrude, youngest daughter of Mr. W. Warton of Bendick Morrell. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. F. Rettie, of Koorawatha. The bride who was given away by her father, looked char- ming in a dress of ivory Duchess sat- in, softly trimmed with silk shadow &nbsp; lace, and embroidered with seed pearls; the court train which was lined with frills of lace was sus- pended from the shoulders by large pearl...
The [?]n Witness With which is Incorporated THE BURRAHCOHC ARGUS TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9th. GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
©fje. "ffmntg Witness With which is Incorporated THE BURRAHCOHC ARGUS TUESDAY. FEBRUARY SUi. GENERAL NEWS. Messrs. C. H. EHarman and Co.'s next fortnightly sales will be.held on Saturday USth February, lor which entries are Invited. Miss Cicely Treatt rendered Lid deU's "Abide With Me" very nicely in St. John's Church on Sunday evening. After the election of Mayor last night, about 20 gathered at the Com* merclal Hotel at Aid. Tierney's invi tation, where the health of the re-el ected Mayor was toasted. Several felicitous speeches were made. , if Mrs. Metcalfe desires us to remind readers that arrangements are well In hand for the lied Cross Fruit Show, and Race Tea-Room. All those will ing to assist are asked to communi cate with her. The Gate Rights in connection with the Marengo annual races will be sub mitted at auction by Messrs. C. Wright and Co., at thejr rooms on Sat urday next. Hampstead Picnic Race Club Invite tenders for refreshment booth at their races on March 3rd. The ...
OBITUARY. MRS. J. BOND. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
OBITUARY. MRS. J. BOND. The death took place yesterday un- der very sad circumstances of Mrs. Elizabeth Bond, wife of Mr. Jack Bond, hairdresser. It will be remem- bered that Mr. Bond some few weeks ago commenced business as hairdress- er at Young, and it was his intention after arrangements could be made to bring his wife and family from Bur- rowa to reside. Mrs. Bond, however, &nbsp; became ill, and only four or five days ago was brought to Young, and placed in the Sacred Heart Hospital. She was then in a very serious condition, suffering from blood poisoning and in- fluenza. The late Mrs. Bond was on- ly 38 years of age. She was, we be- lieve, a native of Young, and was mar- ried here, being a niece of Mr. W. Hobson, of Stoney Creek. A family of four daughters and three sons, the youngest of whom is 2 years old, and the eldest 16, are left with the hus- band to mourn their sad loss, and we extend our deep sympathy to them in their great sorrow. The funeral &nbsp; ...
A Harden Tragedy. BOY ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS HIS SISTER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 9 February 1915
A Harden Tragedy. &nbsp; BOY ACCIDENTALLY SHOOTS HIS SISTER. A very sad fatality occurred at the Washpool, 4 miles from Harden on &nbsp; &nbsp; Sunday morning, when Elsie Jean &nbsp; Hodgson 5½ years old, was accident- ally shot deadly her 14 year old bro- ther. At the time of the accident she was sitting on the verandah scrap- ing out a cake dish given her by her elder sister. Only the deceased, her brother and sister were at home at the time of the tragedy. The elder sister was engaged in household du- ties, and the brother was inspecting a double-barrelled gun, when it went off. An inquest was held at Murrum- &nbsp; burrah yesterday, before Mr. John &nbsp; Bourke, J.P., when the story of the tragedy was told. Sergeant Cole, of Murrumburrah, said he proceeded to the residence of Mr. E. J. Hodgson, accompanied by the Coroner. He &nbsp; &nbsp; there saw a double barrelled gun con- taining a spent cartridge, in the left ...
Street Betting ALBURY BOOKMAKER FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Street Betting ^ I | ALBURY BOOKMAKER FINED. ( At the Albury polico court, beforo Mr. J. Jamleson, P.M., William Henry Gralmin, was charged that on January 30th, 1915, ho was in a street, to wit, I a passage through the Albury hotel, j for the purpose of betting. Senior-Sergeant Blackburno said tho Information was laid by-him. It was correct, anil referred to defendant. Graham was a bookmaker, and on Sa> i nrday last witness saw him in a pas sage that runs through the Albury Hotel premises from tho front to t'lw back. Witness searched him, and found the book produced. An entry in the book was "Sandown Plate," and tho book also contained tho narac3 of horses. Frederick William Crown was simil arly charged. Senior-Sergeant Blackburne, said that on January 30th he went to the Albury Hotel. He looked for Brown, but did not see him till six or seven minutes after his arrival. When-wit ness saw defendant, be (defendant) was sitting down in the billiard room, which Is just oft the passa...
Fallen in Battle [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Fallen in Battle Every nation has its own particular method of identifying its dead in war time. Each English soldier has a' small oblong card (known officially as Army Form B. 2,0G7), which is stitched inside the tunic. On it are entered particulars of the man's name and re* giment, next-of-kin, ctc. Besides this every article of the main's clothing in stamped with a number which corres ponds to one written opposite his name In the regimental records, as well an the county depot of his battalion. Our method is a little mor'j elabor ate than that of Germany, who^o foI diers carry a metal disc bearing a num , ber at the Berlin "War Office. After a battle numbers, not name3, are tele graphed and verified. And the effec* tiveness of this system may bo judged by the fact that after the fighting around Metz in 1S70, when the casual ties exceeded 40,000, . complete lists wero posted in tho capital two days later. The Japaneso system is very simil ar. . Each man has three discs-one . round...
CHEAP EXCURSION TO MELBOURN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
CHEAP EXCURSION TO MELBOURN. The Railway Department announces the Issue of Cheap Tickets to Mel* bourne by train leaving Young, at 3.22 a.m. on Thursday, February 25th. | Queensland's meteorologist, -tho only Ogg, has begun well by forecasting ex actly the kind of weather we should have in January, and in regard to j February, says tho conditions do not | indicato that that month is likely to prove tho traditional one for exceisivs rain and floods (says an exchange). During March, however, wo are prom ised vory heavy falls.and flood con i dltious in Northorn N. S. Waleo, nnd | Queensland, but the climax wM bo | reached in June especially In tho first half of the month, when abnormal floods will occur.
MOTOR CARS IN BRITISH ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
MOTOR OARS IK BRITISH ARMY.,. Leading authorities have proclaimed tho 2-Boaler oar in iucomparable, for tho reason tlmt roup;h, hard, or bo^y1! roadtt uro al! tho satno to it.-. The Hum berette in particular stands unrivalled' in this ro.speet, and hills to it arc as levol roads. It is mado by tho famous All-British firm of Humbers Ltd., ami aa a --scater car it has first claim, not only on tho authorities, but on ovcrv true-hearted Briton, for now, if never before, wo realise tho immensity of making our Umpiro independent- of-. other nations, and so ensure our nat-.. ional. existence. Agents, The-Motor ! House' Ltd., Balfour St., Sydney (Prlco'' £100), will gl%dly furnish particulars.. \
NEW SOUTH WALES LOAN. EFFECT OF PROPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
NEW SOUTH WALES LOAN. EFFECT OF PROPOSITION. London, Monday.-It Is understood that the Stock Exchange con.mittee opposed die New South Wales lusu of £2,000,000 but Anally yielded to pres sure. Owing to.this opposition th-3 bank underwriters and others con nected with the issue state that they have combined to make it a success. The Agent-General cabled to the "Pre mier to the following effect:-"Loan great success, cash applications, list closes to-day; about £3,000,000 applied for, but no allotment can bo made un til after February 12th, to which date : holders are given to convert."
SEIZURE OF STOCK. IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT'S PROPOSAL. BILL IN STATE PARLIAMENT. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
SEIZURE OF STOCK. IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT'S PROPOSAL. BILL IN STATE PARLIAMENT. SYDNEY, Friday. A most important communication from the Imperial authorities reached the State Government yesterday in which it was suggested that the Gov ernment should seise the stock supply of the Btato on behalf of His Majes ty's Government. This is in line with the action already taken in Queens land. The supplies of both beef and mutton will be requisitioned on be half of tho British Government for the purpose of provisioning the troops at tho front. A bill was introduced and dealt with in the Assembly last night to give effect to the proposals. Stock taken for tho purposes of tho Act will be paid for at a fair market prico.
WHAT'S IN A NAME. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
WHAT'S IN A NAME. . The old principle of British law, that a man's hame Is his castle, has produced in many important develop ments. Perhaps the prettiest is the general custom in having one's homo j named, the same as every castle Is. Title, Territory, or distinguished j events-what a vista it opens up to the Imagination in choosing a name for the home. One of ihe most popular .ways of recording the name as a per manent decoration is in having tho chosen name stamped out on copper plate by Wunderllch, Ltd., tho well known manufacturers of Art Collings. and other popular house decorations. These name plates arc very ornate and remarkably cheap. Any nome desired can bo procured In any design. A vi sit to the firm's show rooms, in Pitt street, Sydney, is both entertaining and instructive to those interested in tho Art production of Australian metal workers.
ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT. Fighting in tlie Carpathians between Stryi ami Mankacs, the German in fantry wan hurled forward with ter rific impetuosity. Hugo gaps were :orn in the front ranks; thousands fell but hundreds swept on and invaded i portions of the Russia ntrenches. The j losses were stupendous. The enemy's I attempt to scale the heights in the 1 Jeptlis of winter was audacious. The Auaalans captured 23 ofllcers, 1500 men, and several guns in the Dukla, ijupkow and Uszok passes.
SEED WHEAT GRANTS. CLOSING DATE, FEBRUARY 20th. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
SEED WHEAT GRANTS. CLOSING DATE, FEBRUARY 20th. The N. S. Walos Minister for Agri culture notifies the farmers of the State . that all applications for seed ?wheat and fodder should reach the department not later than the 20th inst. It has suddenly been decldcd to fix a closing date for applications, so that the department may he in -a posi tion to complete the purchase of seed wheat and fodder may ho required. This suggests that the applications have been very numerous, and that the Minister Is becoming alarmed.
"GOOD-BYE, EDDIE." DROWNING BOY'S LAST WORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
"GOOD'BYE, EDDIE." DROWNING BOY'S LAST WORDS. Tho boy Henry Joseph Roberts, aged aeven, who was drowned off Dawes' Point, Sydney Harbour, last Saturday, Bald to his companion, Edward Wilha len, when lie recognised that ho could not bo saved, "Good-bye Eddie, I'm go ing to be drowned to-day." At the inquest the coroner returned a verdict of accidental death.