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Mr Churchill Speaks. ENGLAND CAN FINANCE WAR FOR FIVE YEARS. FRANCE FOR THREE YEARS. LONDON, Monday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
) iVIr Churchill Speaks. ENGLAND CAN FINANCE WAR FOR FIVE Y£AR3. FRANCE FOR THREE VEARS. LONDON, Monday Night. Mr. Winston Churchill, announced n tho Houso of Commons thftt tho Al .ies would shoitly make a further de claration, applying for tho full force )f naval pressure to be placed on Ger many. Mr. Churchill in his speech referred to Great Britain's wonderful iupremacy of the sea, and said that a million of her lighting men had been noved and carried without a single ac I cldent or loss, while of tho 8000 urit'sh I vessels on the high seas the enemy had 1 only sunk 39. Mr. Lloyd-Gcorge announced that up to tho end of 1914 the Allies expendl I turo had been two thousand million | ,)ounds; this means that roughly the war Is costing the three countr'es nearly £8,000,000 a day. He said that the Government could finance tho war for five years out of the proceeds of its investments abroad. Franco could do this for three years. Russia, though prodigiously rich In actual resourc «, was ...
INDIAN GALLANTRY. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
INDIAN GALLANTRY. 1 LONDON, Monday. The Viceroy 'of India returned to Delhi from a trip to Uio Persian Gulf. The visit inspired confidence in the inhabitants and afforded the Viceroy a chance of personally congratulating the troops upon their gallantry. Captain Propert, of the steamer Lnectis, which escaped from a Gorman submarine, states that shots 6truc'; the funnel and broke the compass.
THE AMERICAN NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
THE AMERICAN NOTE. The German Emperor on learning the news regarding the United States .Vote, invited the United States Ambaa indor to meet him in conference at Ills liiistern headquarters. German papers are indignant at .ne Note and describo it as a gross breach of neutrality. The Ambassador points outtliat the only possibility of a serious jonfllct would be the sinking of an Am* erican ship.
DITRICT NEWS. HARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
! DliSfinCf-^WS. (From our Correspondent). HARDEN. Harden. Thursday.-The fact of 1600 protests against the seizure of wheat by the Government having been lod ged, speaks for itself. It Is interest ing to note that the few farmers let-' ters given to the Press by tho Min ister for Agriculture, as'being favor able to the seizure and cancellation of contracts, hardly ever give names. The query is, are they genuine? One did give his name from Coolamon. Of jcourse it is easy to believe that where I crops were failures, cheap r.eeJ wheat I may suit some farmers. F.ut t'.ev will I be the very first to .sijuenl wiit'-i the shoe pinches them ^or present ad vantage they lose sight of the princi ple Involved. . The fallacy of the cheap loaf is now ; exploded. One now never hears of | this being put forward as the excuse I of the seizure. The fact is generally believed that the first action on '*the part of the government In fixing 4/2 as the price of old wheat was simply to save the Stpte TJji...
Red Cross. WHAT THE YOUNG BRANCH IS DOING? [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
Red Cross. WHAT THE YOUNG BRANCH J8 DOING? . ' The Fruitgrowers Association. fete In aid of the Red Cross promises to be a great success. Ladies have un dertaken the various stalls, via.:-, Novelty, Ice Creams, Cool Drinks, Fruit and Refreshments. Contribu tions for any of which will be thaulc fijlly received by the lion, secretary, at the Town Hall on 25th or. 26th, or by .Mr. Grafton who is most energeti cally helping the Red Cross Committee There will be a- variety entertainriient each evening. . The second evening's special entertainment should -prove one of the most enjoyable ever given' at Young. Many novel features are introduced. The management hope, every ticket distributed will !>a sold," and the lmll packed.- It we only >.hlnk jOf every shilling helps-how anxious I we should bo to obtain an ambulance for our own men so tl^at their 'suffer ings may be relieved and shortened. Mesdames -Metcalfe and Tester, ac knowledge" with grateful thanks the sum of £1 Is from Mr. H...
THE LATEST WAR NEWS. Fighting in the Snow. Country Press Special to the Witness. On the Eastern Front FIGHTING IN THE SNOW. THE RUSSIAN ADVANCE. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
Fighting in the Snow. Country Press Special to the Wltners*-.' On the Eastern Front FIGHTING IN THE SNOW. THE RUSSIAN ADVANCE. LONDON, Monday. Fighting continues in Uukowina dis trict. The Russians repulsed a ser ies of attacks to the north of Kim polung, where the snow was very deep. Three Russian counter attacks shut tered the Austro-Uormun line at tnreo points, compelling retirement. Tho temperature is L'u degrees below zero, aim piercing ice-laden win&lt;1-3 make it jiliiuu.l to distinguish friends from »oes at lui) yards. Tho Austro-Uer mans succumb to tho cold more read .»y than the Siberians. The expos ure is causing the -wounded horrible .sufferings. Thousands are enveloped in snow drifts, which are at once their winding sheet and their tomb. Fighting at kyck; Raygood and Gra jews region, is very stubborn. Tho itussiaus further north are falling hack diong a fortified Jin© on Niemn, unddr pressure from great German forces. German attacks in Golice and Svidink region ...
CURRENT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
CURRENT NEWS. The Young Red Cross. Society want 100 towels-now is the chance of sc ouring them at the various sales around town. The Jlovs. Father Ryan and McGce have both arrived at Young, and tak en up their duties as assistants ,to Vory Key. Father Hennessy, at St. Mary's Church. A nice little lot of fat and store 3tock was trucked to Goulburn yestor Jay from Arramagong. Judging by :ho condition of tho stock, there is ^rass soinewhero In tho Young district. The annual prise-giving in connec tion with St. John's Sunday School will bo held In St. John's Hall to-night. There will bo a musical programme by tho scholars and parents and friends are invited. There was-or there should have been-a partial eclipsu of the sun on Sunday last. People wouldn't mind if Old Sol would go into total eclipse and hide for a week-behind rain Ciouds. , . . k Both Mr. John Lynch, M.H.R., and Mr. G. A. Burgess, M.L.A.; are as sistlng tho Labor candidate In the Castiereagh by-election, and have ad dresse...
"Her Sacrifice." ("True heroism is shown by performing without witnesses, what one would be capable of doing before the whole world."—"From Lives of Great men.") [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
"Her Sacrifice.'' I (By Nureq Floyd.). t ("True heroism is shown by per I forming without witnesses, what ono would be capable of doing hefore tho whole world."-"Prom Lives of Great men.") 'Twas only a two room dwelling, built of slabs and lined with hessian, and papered with old newspapers. Tho photographs of King George and Queon Mary, and numbers of lads in uniform from newspapers) . woro pasted ever the ilro place, which did not boast of a mantle shelf. In an old fashioned rocking chair drawn close to the fire, sat a very old woman, knitting soclca, l>»:t eV*«ry now and then the old hands would iire and dropped with the wool to her lap. Gazing at the faded photographs on the wall, stood a young man of per. haps 20 years, broad of shouldero, handsome of face, and strong of limb. His eyes sparkled as ho looked from one uniformed form ,to another; then falling on the figure by the fire, grew dim, and he sighed. The old-woman heard the sigh and guessed tho cause, and her heart ac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
THE HUSTLERS HATS' Thoro is ccarcely any part of Man's Attiro that requires such careful'con oideratlon as his Hat-We have made this part of Ills "Dress" a special Study. ' By Keon Buying, Studious Care and being ever on the alert for all that Is good and new in Hatdom, wo can justly claim (o bo able to offer you. a larger assortment and far bet ter, yaluoo than you can obtain else whore. No matter what stylo of Hat you rwjulro-Wo have it and at the Lowest Possible Price too. A FEW 0 FOUR HATS AND PRICES. THE'PLYMOUTH-A smart medium width leaf, in the new "Embossed Felt"" In Sage Green, and Reseda (GreenGrey) shades, 4/11 each. THE SHREWDI-A -neat cut edge Black. Felt,.narrow leaf, 4/11 each. "THIS REVUE"-An exceptionally Smart Hat in very v/hito Bluch Straw; lined with white or colored aatin or silk, a'very smart Block lias all the appearance of a good Panama, and was made to sell at 10/6, but -we «ccured a quantity of tbem and out thoy go at 4/11 each. THE HOTSPUR-A wide leaf Brow...
THE CAMPSIE TRAGEDY. A BROKEN-HEARTED WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
THE CAMPSIE TRAGEDY. A BROKEN-HEARTED WIFE. Tho dentil of Kathleen Elizabeth Pearl Jackson, which occurred at her homo at Campslo (Sydney) on Satur- , day night last was the subject of an' Inquiry at tho Burwood police court. Mrs. Jackson was found at midnight in a dying condition, with, her two* children lying beside her, suffering from poisoning. It was stated in evi dence that deceased had gone out with her husband early in tho evening but had returned before him. "When ho returned Mrs. Jackson was lying unconscious on tho bed, and the chil dren were lying 111 beside her. Two letters from Mrs. Jackson were found in which she-stated that her heart waa broken, and that she had seen her husband again with two girls about' whom they had previously quarrelled. A finding of suicide by poisoning was recorded.
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
COMMERCIAL. WOOL. I The Australian Mercantile Land and Finance Co., Ltd., reports that at the wool «alcs held In Sydney on Tuesday February 9th; 6205 were offered-and .the Hales including private transac tions amounted to 6589 bales. Owing to tho embargo which was re-imposed at. the end of last week on the ship ment of wools (either merinos or crossbreds) to America, buyers for that country have not operated this week, and wools suitable for that soc tlon showed considerable irregularity at Monday's sale, on Tuesday, how ever, prices recovered, to a very large extent, crossbreds being if anything a shade dearer. Sales in the Mel bourne markeet were postponed this week owing to the absence of Ameri can competition, and no decision has yet been come to for resumption of business in that market.
The Fruit Show THE AMBULANCE FOR THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
j The Fruit Show THE AMBULANCE FOR THE FRONT. In order to assist tho local Red Cross Socicty to provide an ambulance for uso at tho front, the Young Fruit growers' Union will hold their annual show next week In aid of this object. Arrangements are well in hand and iho function promises to bo a great, auccess. In addition to the display of fruit there la to bo a musical pro gramme, ono of which will be "Tipper nry," sung by fourteen cadots. The programme is being arranged by Miss Chew. There will be five stalls, and chcso will be in charge of tho follow ing:-Cool Drlaks, Mrs. ?Bartlotl i fruit and Produce, Miss Wallett; Tea I room, Mrs. Metcalfe; Ice-Cream, Mrs. G. Reynolds; Fancy Goods, Miss Blllyard Leake. Tho band will >be In attendance, and goods donated will be auctioned by Messrs. C. Wright and J. F. Dwyer. A large quantity of fruit lias been promised and more Is Invited. Mr. E. C. Wltherj, of Teniora Road, is making up a nice collection of vegetables for exhibition, I and h...
Won Scholarships. FURTHER SUCCESSES OF PUPILS OF YOUNG DISTRICT SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
Won Scholarships. FURTHER SUCCESSES OF PUPILS OF YOUNG DISTRICT SCHOOL. We are glad to be able to report that Harold..Beard and Sophie Jennings, students of tlio Young District School have been successful in winning schol arships which admit them to one, two or,throe years' training (as they may wish or win) at tlio Tcachors' Training College in Sydney.. The value of the; prize is morp clearly seen when wo learn that the scholarship carrlcs with It a grant of £50 each per year, and. free text books. Wo congratu late our teachers on sending from their midst those who mean to mnko a name for themselves. It is also glad to contemplate that four others of last year's successful students are contin uing .their advanced studies at Fort Street High School. , The headmaster is hjird put to It, we learn; to ilnd sultablo accommodation for his higher students this year. The classes and rooms are full to overflow ing. -May success crown all efforts this year. Although there Is little or no gra...
THE AWAKENING. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
THE AWAKENING. Almost universal throughout the world, thcro is a growing demand for Bomething bettor in all things, num bers Ltd., were tho first AlMlritish llrm ' to realise this in connection with motor ears, nnd quickly brought out the now famous Humberetto two-seater enr nt a cost of £100; and which aro to bo ob tained from The Motor ITouso Ltd., Balfour Street, Sydney. It silpcrscli>H the big car, because (unliko the bl«r car) boggy and rough roads are nil alike to it, and beeauso IJd.^er milo running cos| (including tyres), enables tho man of trtodcrato inconu* tc* two onr\ Don't remain in doubt, send for proof.
Fruit Packing Demonstration A POOR ATTENDANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
Fruit Packing Demonstration A POOR ATTENDANCE. Only a few of the fruitgrowers of Young attended tho demotiairatiui fruit packing which was given by Mr. J. G. Bryant, assistant Fruit Export, in the P. and A. I-Iall, Young, Insi Friday afternoon. Little more than a dozen growers put in an appearance, and the frtalt brought for packing purposes was by 110 means what tho district Is capable of producing in an ordinary year. Tho facilities af forded the packing were not audi as 0 assist the demonstration. It is n pity that when an expert of Mr. Bry an's capabilities visits tho district, to impart valuable information more growers had not attended. Howci those who did put in an appearance gained an insight into the methods adopted by a practical man In pack ing and grading, and Mr. Bryant was followed throughout his demonstration with keen interest. The paper used is a thin but tough tissue lOIn. by 10in., one side being glazed and tho other rough. Tho pack er, who got through his work wi...