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Cost of Lighting. SMALL PROFIT ON TRADING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Cost of Lighting. SMALL PROFIT ON TRADING. , The electricity works of the Young Municipal Council were run at a profit last year for the first time in three years. The profit, It is truo, i3 small, but nevertheless is more satisfactory to the ratepayers than a loss. Tho actual surplus of income over expen diture was £2S 12s Id. During the year, however, an amount totalling £.122 had been written off for deprecia tion on plant, and a further sum was paid away in interest on loan. Tho total cost of working the plant for tho year was £1737 63 lOd. The cost of producing tho electricity was 8.88a per unit aud tho roturn to the Coun cil averaged 9.007d per unit. Tho re sult of tho year's working can only he considered as satisfactory. "When wo can do Hint with tho old plant," said the, Mayor, "What will wo do with the new one?" Aidormen did not know. "I do," repliod tho Mayor.
Alleged Horse Stealing THREE SEPARATE CHARGES. AT COWRA. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Alleged Horse Stealing s THREE SEPARATE CHARGES. AT COWRA. At the Cowra Police Court on Mon day, before Mr. F.- B, Trcatt, P.M., John Holmes'was-charged with steal .Ing a creamy mare, branded M over B3 on the near shoulder.',and' 3 on tlio, near jaw, the property of Robert Adam Mulr, and valued at £15; lio was also charged with stealing; a ^creamy Vmare' branded M on the :near shoulder, val ucd at £20, from.the same owner. Ac cused was' committed for' trial at Cow ra Quarter Sessions on April 20th. Bail, was refused. , t : Accused was fu;:..ier charged with stealing a bay roan mare the property of Henry Robert Butler, and on this charge ho was also committed for ; (rial, ball again bplng refused. It was stated there was a, charge of a similar character pending against accused at Forbes.
Cootamundra Races ST. NITA WINS CUP. (Witness Special). [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Cootamundra Races 8T. NITA WINS CUP. (Witness Special). Tho annual meeting of Coot'imiAndra Turt Club opened on Wednesday nud concluded yesterday. Tho attendanco was good and the racing interesting. Itesutts:-- . FIRST DAY. OPENING HANDICAP-« furlongs. iMaranta, (Manning) .. .. i 'Elvlra'a Daughter (Hyiand) .. . . f "Makea (Waddups) .... . . . . . . . ? ' ? other startor: Miss. E ly (I ari _ '"Elvira's Daughter was f,Tt °"t a^. aulekly increased her lead, until en torlng the. straight, when sho was>three 'lengths clear of tho field. Two nun 'drod yards from homo Maranta came out from the bunch and a great race homo resulted in Maranta winning by I a short head, with Makea two lengthB JINDALEE HANDICAP-7 furlongs. Santiago (A. Higglns) J St-.Albyn - Munro' \hM Telvez (Hanson). Betting. 2 to 1 y St. Albyn. 3 to 1 v Munro or TehB, A &lt;to 1 v Santiago, -10 to 1 Modonga. This race needs little description. After a delay at tho barrier they got, away well 'together. Before go...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
. Grand Sale ®f all .Sales - '-v:X|;rV ... AT ?i.'..' CHEAPSIDE, . The Home of Bedrock Prices. Fairly'"-Booming; Ail Lines Selling Fast. Nomatter what you buy you are allowed a Cash Discount of 15 per cent, or at the rate of 3/- handed back to you from - every pound or part of it that you spend. Special Discount off all classes of Summer GoodB which ' ' " must be cleared regardless of cost. . In this advertisement we quote a few of the most ex traordinary Showroom and Millinery Bargains ever offered ? the public. Don't -misunderstand us-all goods are this summer season's new stock, but must be cleared to make > room for new goods. We don't offer you stock of years ago. Dark Cambric Costumes 10/6, sale 6/11. , White Pique Costumes 18/6, sale 8/11 Tussorette Costumes 22/6, sale 10/6. ' White Pure Linen and Muslin Skirts, a grand-lot,- all sizes, at G/- in tlie £ discount. . - Cream Sicilian. Skirls, 8/11 and 10/6, sale 5/11. Navy and Black Skirts, newest shapes, 6/.- in the £ disco...
Outstanding Rates [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
i Outstanding Rates On 31st December last tlio amount owing in rates to tlio Young Municipal Council totalled £763 2s Id made »P as follows:-General stroot lighting. £350 lis 7d; sanitary and garbage. £153 10s lOdj lighting (private), £2« 10s 9d. Tho amount owing on tlio same, date 12 months previous was £483 19a 6d. A good deal of the out» standing rates, have, however, been paid since the commencement of Uio year.. - ...
Train Alterations NO CURTAILMENT OF SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Train Alterations NO CURTAILMENT OF SERVICE. ? As foreshadowed recently In In "Witness"' there Is to bo >no curtail* ment of tho trains .running to and from Young. ' Tljo times have been al tered, but not to any great oxtent. The evening train from Young is tho one which has been altered the most. This train which hitherto left Cowra at 3.40 will not leave Cowra until 4.20, arriv ing at Voung at 6.57 instead of 0.7-50 minutes lutor. It will leave for Syd noy at 7.25 instead of G.32, arriving at Harden at 8.53 instead of 7.50. Tho morning mall will run into Young at tf.49 instead of G.2S, but will leave again at 7 o'clock-the same as usual. Although leaving at'tho same time, it will take 20 minutes longer to get to Cowra. Tho night mail will run four minutes later, and will now arrive at 10.45, leaving again at 10.52. On ?Saturday nights tho train will not ar rive at Young till 11.14, leaving at 11.29. This Is flvo minutes later than usual. The early morning passenger will run ten...
Municipality of Young COUNCIL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Municipality of Young COUNCIL MEETING. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Municipal Council was held last night. The,Mayor (Aid. L. R. Tier aoy) occupied tho chair, and fhcre wore also present:-Aid. Hills, Rin toul, Rabbets, Beard, Rennie, White ;man. I Mr. J. E. Phelan, on behalf of St. John's Church, wrote offering four or live loads of stone in tho Church grounds to tho council at a reasonable price. Mr. P. M. Grafton, lion, secretary of Young Fruitgrowers Union, applied for free use of Town Hall for their annual fruit show nnd concert on 25th and 2Cth. The whole of the proceeds it was pointed out, are to be devoted co the Red Cross funds. Regarding the application of the Young Fruitgrowers Union for the free use of the Town Hall for the fruit show in aid of tho Red Cross fund.*, the coramitteo recommended that ij»JS bo held in abeyance for a fortnight. This, was In order, Aid. Whiteman sta j ted, that the Council had to bo 1 very careful la these matters-they were all in sympa...
THE FELLOWSHIP OF SUFFERING DRAMATIC INCIDENT ON THE BATTLEFIELD. WOUNDED MEN HELP EACH OTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
THE FELLOWSHIP OF SUFFERING DRAMATIC INCIDENT ON THE BATTLEFIELD. WOUNDED MEN HELP EACH OTHER. After ono of th6 many battles la the, vicinity of La Bassee, the following let ter was found by tho eldo of a Froncb cavalry officer, who had breathed bis last before tho arrival of tho am bulanco men. It was written to his fiancee, a young American lady in Tar is, and Is full of simple pathos and al* truism that would bo difficult to sur 'pass. "There arc two'other wen lying near mc, and I do not think there is much hope for them cither. One is an officer in a Scottish regiment, and tho other is a private in tho Uhluns. They were struck down after mo, and when I came to myself I found them bending over me, rendering,first aid. The Britisher was pouring water down my throat from his flask, while the German was endeavouring to staunch my wound with an antiseptic prepara tion served out to their troops' by the medical corps. The Highlander had one of his legs shattered, and the German had se...
DISTRICT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
DISTRICT NEWS. Wallendbeen, Thursday. -At a full Council meeting held to-day, Alderman Forsytho of .Dannie Vilie was re-elect ed Mayor, Various aldermen wore j nominated but declined or withdrew In favor of Alderman Forsyth, who was eventually prevailed upon to accept the position. After the formal busin ess concluded the Aldermen at the Mayor's Invitation proceeded to Bray's Hotel, where light refreshments were partaken of. The Council havo confirmed tho rate of lid in tho £ on tho U.I.C. value and a local rato of 3d on tho town sec tion. The weather at proseut is indescrib* ably bad, and rain is badly wanted.
Holiday for the Races BREEZE IN THE COUNCIL. ALD. HILLS TELLS ALD. BEARD HE IS NOT A SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Holiday for the Races BREEZE IN THE.COUNCIL. ALD. HILLS TELLS ALD. BEARD HE IS NOT A SPORT. There was a lively llvo minutes at the council lalne nut night, w»ien an application f:as made by the secretary of the Young Turf Club for tho grant ing of a public holiday for tho Young annual races on March 10th. Aid. HUls, who Is also a vice-president of .110 loung 'luri Club, moved that the cqueat be granted, ajid Aid. Rlntoul >roinpLly ojconded the motion. Then Aid. Beard rose in opposition. Me toid tho Council he was totally op posed to the grunting of the holiday, it was high time, lie said, that they were put a stop to, as pooplo came into town to do business and found all the'banks closed. Tho line would have to bo drawn somewhere, as it cost -the Council a good deal of money for wages when these holidays were granted. There were too many "an nual" meetings. Aid. Wlilteman asked when the last holiday was granted, to the Young Turf Club. There seemed a lot of "annual" meetings. Aid...
WOHLFIEL—BURGESS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
WOHLFIEL—BURGESS. On Wednesday last the marriage was celebrated in Thuddungra Church of Mr. Fred O. Wohlfiel, and Miss Nellie Burgess, of Thuddungra. The ceremony was performed by Rev. S. A. T. Champion owing to the absence from the parish of the rector (Rev. J. T. Redhead). The bride entered the church on the arm of her brother (Mr. G. Burgess) by whom she was given away, and the church was crowd- ed. Miss Marcella Hughes presided at the organ and rendered "How Wel- come the Call." The bride was attired in a cream silk stripe crystalline dress with the usual wreath and veil. She carried a handsome bouquet of fusch- ias, watsonians and fern. She was attended by Miss Gertie Causer (niece of the bride), as bridesmaid, who was attired in champagne, crystalline, white hat trimmed with white roses. She carried a bouquet of red dahlias and fern. Mr. O. Gerhardy was best man. After the ceremony the wed- ding breakfast was served at the re- sidence of the bride's parents. The Rev. S. A. T. ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 12 February 1915
Weddings. On Tuesday afternoon last the mar- riage was celebrated at St. Andrew's Church of England, Bendick Morrell, of James (eldest son of Mr. James Walsh of Woodstock, and Florence &nbsp; Emily (eldest daughter of Mr. J. Wil- din, of Bendick Morrell. The ceremony was performed by Rev. F. Rettie. As the bride entered the church on her father's arm, the choir sang "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden." The bride was attired in an exquisite gown of ivory white satin hypatia, the skirt having an effective tunic of ninon fin- ished with Chantilly lace; bodice of lace, veiled with the ninon and finished with seed pearls. The satin court train which was lined with lace, was suspended from the shoulders and finished in one corner with a horse shoe of pearls. An embroidered tulle &nbsp; veil, arranged cap fashion, and wreath of orange blossoms completed the cos- tume. The bride wore a gold wristlet watch and carried a shower bouquet of tuber roses and lilies of the valley, ...