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Australia's Part. MORE MEN WANTED. THE RIFLE CLUB MOVEMENT. VALIDITY OP THE MEAT BILL. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
Australia's Part. MORE MEN WANTED. THE RIFLE CLUB MOVEMENT. VALIDITY OP THE MEAT BILL. SYDNEY, Tuesday. speaking at the Millions Club dinner last night, Mr. Joseph Cook, leader of the Opposition, urged the sending of more men to the front in Europe. Ho expressed the liopo that tho men drill ing for tho rifle reserve would not re* main In Australia. Mr. Carmichael, Minister for Educa tion, urged employers to assist and proraoto tho rifle club movement In every possible way. He suggested that they might allow tlielr employees who were drilling, uniforms. Referring to tho Intention of the Federal Government to'test the valid ity o fthe meat bill, the Chief Secre tary expressed tho opinion that ho could not see what good service could be gained by the determination. It seemed to him to bo ridiculous for the present Government not to take auy action in regard to shipping supplies or Interfering with operators until lie ascertained tho requirements of tho Imperial Government. The Overseas...
RETREAT OF THE TURKS. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
RETREAT OF' THE TURKS. SYDNEY, Saturday.' Captain Bean reports:-After fail ure to cross the Suez Canal at Tour soum, the Turks retreated, leaving 4000 casualties. The British casual ties were 160. A few Australians were under fire, but there Were no casualties. Two Now Zealanders were wounded, and ono has since died. The arrival of four fresh German Army Corps in East Prussia, will nec essitate a re-arrangement of the Rus sian forces. Wo are on the evo of a great long decisivo struggle.
SPORTING [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
SPOKTI&G : At the Cootamundra, races last week Mr.-N. V. Devjln dealt with a couplo of leading jockeys for carelessness in riding. It is tv common practise with a number o£ jockeys when in front to look back at the field-particularly af ter entering the straight.- This prac tice has incurred Mr. Devlin's dis pleasure, and A. Hyland, rider of El vira's Daughter on tho first day at Cootamundra, was fined £5 for this of fence, and on tho second day, W. H. Manning, 0110 of the leading Sydney riders, way lined a similar amount. Manning was on Hymeneal who won easily. ' At its last meeting tho committee of tho Southern DlbtrJcts Racing As sociation dealt with a number of ap peals. In the case of the' disqualifi cation of the horse Canberra King, Mr. 1.1 jni'ail (owner), and Bungate (rider) at the laut Uoulburn races, for 12 months for corrupt practises, the com iiiiUce confirmed the disqualification in each ea.se. Hughie Stuart appealed for a remission of a portion of tne 12 month...
Townspeople Fooled. NAVAL "HERO" AT ALBURY. A COOL IMPOSTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
Townspeople Fooled. NAVAL "HERO" AT ALBURY. A COOL IMPOSTOR. Albury Sunday.-A man dressed in naval uniform at Albury and is alleg ed to have represented himself as En gineer Commander Coleman, of H. M. A. S. Sydney. He was taken in hand by the leading citrons, made an hon orary member of the leading clubs, en tertained generously on all sides, and paid a call on tho police magistrate and other public officials. Ho related an account of the Emdcn fight, and In response to requests, he agreed to lec turo at tho public school and gaol. Ultimately, as the result of investi gations, ho was prrestod and brought before tho police court yesterday, and under tho naino of Arthur William Coleman was charged that, not being a member of tho Defence Force, ho .wore a colorable Imitation of tho uni form of tho DefetfCe Force. The defendant, who was described as an old offender, was remanded for seven days.
STEAMER SANK. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
STEAMER SANK. Tho steamer Wavelet ladon with l timber off the south coast of England I when a terrific explosion occurred. A [ hole was knocked Jn her aide. Twelve | of tho crow jumped overboard. Tho ' ships boats were swamped and nil t woro drowned. The steamer after I wards was beached. It is not knrrwn 1 whether tf)G steamer struck a floating 1 mino or was torpedoed.
EARLIER NEWS. AERIAL RAID. BRITISH AIRMEN'S SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
EARLIER NEWS. AERIAL RAID. BRITISH AIRMEN'S SUCCESS. London, Feb. 12Ui.-Tiie Admiralty j announces that 3-1 aeroplaues made an uttuclc on Bruges, Zeebruge, and Ostend, with a view of destroying the German submarine baso. Tho fleet: comprised aeroplanes, and seaplanes, aud was in charge of Fiight-Comman der Samson. Ostend raUway station was burnt to the ground. All the pil ots returned safely, and only two ma chines were damaged. The attack lasted 24 hours. The railway station at Ulankenberghe was damaged, and the lines torn up in many places. Combs were dropped on gun positions at Mlddlekerlce, also on the power sta tion and the German mine-sweepers ai Zeebruge, where the extent o£ tiie damage is not known. No submar ines were seen. Tiie attackers en countered heavy banks of snow. Flight Commander Grahame White fell Into the tea at Nieuport, but was reucued by a French vessel. Although the at tackers were exposed to heavy gun Are from mUtrailleus;j, only two mac hines were damaged. ...
ITALY PREPARING [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
ITALY PREPARING. ..... Paris, Feb. 13.-Advices from Rome, state that the Italian forces 'which1 will be mobilised by March 1st, v^ll exceed 1,000,000. In addition to this, ? two now Dreadnoughts, the Conte 01 Cavour and the Calo Dullo, have been completed, and the Minister for Mar ine has ordered the formation of a squadron of Ave dreadnoughts. . ]
PRUSSIAN BOAST. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
PRUSSIAN BOAST. Paris, Feb. 14.-A-Swiss who recent ly spout 25 days In Germany aaya that comitate confidence reigns In Prussia. There is some alarm in Baden over, the French advance in Alsace, Saxony is confident, Wurtemhiirg is uneasy, and Bavaria is depressed. The.Pros* slans Kay they will havo Warsaw and; finish oft Russia this month, have Cal-I ais by Easter, make favorable peace.| with France, occupy French ports* un-&lt; til the strugglo with Britain is conclu ded, and sign peace izi London in'July, or August, when Britain will become a. German colony.
Wedding at Marengo SUTHERLAND—GRIFFIN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 16 February 1915
Wedding at Marengo SUTHERLAND—GRIFFIN. &nbsp; This afternoon a quiet wedding was celebrated at Marengo, when Cyril Roy only son of Mr. J. S. Sutherland, of "Glenroy," Bendick Morrell, was uni- &nbsp; ted in holy wedlock to Jennie, second &nbsp; daughter of Mr. W. Griffin, of Maren- &nbsp; go. The ceremony was performed at the residence of the bride's parents, only immediate friends being present. Miss Eileen Griffin (sister) was brides- maid and Mr. Lindsay Warton, best man. Mr. and Mrs. Sutherland's future home will be at Bendick Mor- rell.
Our Boys in Egypt. CHOCOLATES FROM THE QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 February 1915
Our Boys in Egypt. CHOCOLATES FROM THE QUEEN. | Yesterday Mrs. Thos. Smith, of Cowra road, received, along. 'with ;i ' coupler of letters, a box of chocolates from her sou Herb, who Is now on ac tive service in Egypt, The vliocolates were presented to each of the soldiers as a Xnias Gift from Queen Mary. The leitcrri are,aa follow: No. 1 Section, Menu, Egypt, 13/1/1D. -Received.your letter, i^irst word 1 have had from Young. : It is quite a ploasuro to get a letter; you can write as often as you like. Not-having too bad a lime. Shifted camp from Maadi yesterday, out liere 'to Meua amongst the batieiles but have not seen any* one 1'know yeti' AVo are only .a few hundred yards from the Pyramids, aud hope to go up and have a'good look at them soon.' kThey uro.a big tiling \ about 400 feot'hlgh, and cover a lot of grouud. There are' thousands of a rnelo about here.'. .. .\ye might have a chance to flglit Iiere shortly us there is an army, of Turks marching across the desert to lSgypt; b...
Ring on Sheep's Tongue A REDBRIDGE DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 February 1915
Ring on 's Tongue I A REDBR1DGE'-DISCOVERY, Some time ago, Mr. A. G. Leinou, of Redbrldge, made a peculiar discovery after kh'ilos u sheep. -It tscerns that Mr. Lemon killed a sheep for his mother who ar'lerwarUs 'in taking the tongue out found a gcutfl. allver ring Jiriuiy encircled rouad [the tongue, as fur Lack into the iuout\i as it could get. It had evidently beep in this po sition fcr some considerable time an the .rinrf bore traces o£ leaving came into contact with tiie sheep's teeth, as there were two marks on it abouL tiio same size, and one sido, was worn jnuch thinner than the otl^er. How the ring got into such a peculiar po.;i> tlon Is hard to say, but possibly it was licked up by the sheop when only quite a Uimb and had been] there ever since. Although not of mu£h Intrinsic worth, Airs. .Lemon valuiis her iind comiug to her as it did \in such a utrauge manner, very muclij nnd would not part with It now for any money.
COMMERCIAL. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 February 1915
COMMERCIAL. HOMEBUSH. STOCK SALES. Exporters were agahl oft tue Home b-jsl. iJieep and lamb nmrkot .laiU Mon day. Shipping space la stlU tho stuiu* bllug block. Over 500,000 carcases of mutton are now In Sydney freezing chambers awaiting alilpment. -With 1 competition confined to local buyers combined with the fact that supplies totalled 43,000 head the demand for all classes was slacker and values, low* or. Hoggets from Mr. J. Tunney, Young, made' 15/11/ and lambs- from Mr. D. J. Mclnerney, Bally Calla,* Koonnvatha; to 15/7, under the ham mer of' WlhcKcombo,, Carson, Ltd. :
Torrential Rain at Young. THE DROUGHT BROKEN. SERIES OF THUNDERSTORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 February 1915
! Torrential Rain at I Young. 'J THE DROUGHT BROKEN. SERIES OF THUNDERSTORMS. After a very muggy morning rain | commenced to fall In town shortly be* fore one o'clock, when there were sev eral heavy showers, and up till three o'clock^.32 points had been recorded. Up till this hour Wambanuniba (R H. Tout's) reported 107 points in less than half-an-hour, whilst Stanley (J. J. Kowler's) recorded 25 points. Owing to the lines being cut out on account of the storms It was Impossible to get into communication by telephone with any of the country centres, but from appearances the storms have been gen eral. Grenfell, Morangorell and Ju neo all reported storms early In the day. Cootamundra advised heavy rain -about 70 points. About 3.30 this afternoon a deluge of rain swept over the town, with terri fic thunderclaps and vivid lightning, j Preceding tho storm it was impossible ' to sec^indoors and lamps had to be lighted. Ilain fell in sheets and it was no time before the gutters ran like sma...
BURIED UNDER WHEAT. ACCIDENT ON A FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 February 1915
...BURIED UNDER WHEAT. ACCIDENT -ON A. FARM. White engaged repairing a number of bags, at a big wheaVstack Messrs. Ryan Brothers, of Glen "Ryan'farm, Gootagong, were the victims of apain ful accident. Through pulling a bag at the bottom of the stack, the top bags were thrown out of plum; and fell, 12 of them planing the men to the ground. When* the bags were remov ed it was found that the Ryan. broth ers wero in great agony; and were un able to move. . -They were conveyed 25 miles to a'hospital, where It .was' discovered that one of the men had: sustained a dislocated knee, and other severe injuries, and the other a broken anklo..-.. .' ? . ...
Young Operatic Society NEW SOCIETY FORMED. ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING LAST NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Young Witness — 19 February 1915
Young Operatic Society NEW SOCIETY FORMED. ENTHUSIASTIC MEETING LAST NIGHT. At a largely attended meeting held in St. John's Hall last evening, t was decided after some discussion to form a society to be called the Young Operatic Socloty. Tito new society Is not bolng Inaugurated for tho pur pose of Interfering with tbo work £ tbo Young Philharmonic Society, and It is proposod to run during the year two operas. As most of thoso pres ent arc members of tho Philharmonic Socloty tbo question arose as to whet her tho lattor would suffer In any way, but Mr. Arey pointed out and impress ed upon the members tho need for sup porting both societies, in addition to tho two oporas,' threo Philharmonic concorts could also bo held. The question as to tho election of officers. , -was discussed, but it was decided to postpone this till a meeting to bo hold on Tuesday next. Mr. It. O. Brcden presided at tho meeting which was convened by Mr. Blhvood-Arey. Much enthusiasm was evinced amongst thoso pr...