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INTERSTATE CRICKET. N.S.W. v QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
INTERSTATE CRICKET. N.S.W. v QUEENSLAND. The first interstate mutch of the season, N.S.W. versus Queensland, was commenced at Brisbane on Satur day. Scores: N.SAV.-1st Innings-171!. , i QUKRXSLA N;D--1st Innings. G. 'Fiirr/uliar, BtOldfieJd l> Thatcher 40 U Oxenham, run out .. .. .. .. " L. O'Connor, run out 6'1 E. Thompson, li Thatcher . . .. .. 46 W. Row's, 1) il-lemiry 37 J. Sheppard, b Henry .. 1SJ It. Oxcnlunn, c Oldteld b Scott .. Ti N. Blaxland, I) (Hendry ' 1 IV iHornibrpok, c Oldfield b Gray 1 S. Ayres, c und 1) (Hendry .... 5 C. .Gritllth, not out ... .. .. 0 Sundries . . 18 Total.. 23!) .Bowling: Scott 1/55; Hendry 4/i2S; Thatcher 2^91; Maiiey, 0/1'S; Gray 1/29. . N.S.W.-2nd Innings. 1). iMullarkey, not out .. .. . . .. 115 .W. .Brown, c O'Connor b Horni hrook .." 1 G., .Macartney, b Hornibrook .. 5 'H. Hendry, o Thompson b, Griffith 25 It. itiardsley, not out .. 44 'Sundries .. .. .. .. .. .. » Three wickets for 194
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
!^mm0amSssaBauanasaEiiaiiBaasausaasaaaaaaB» '] SPECIAL Crockery Reductions. M ? EUY YOUR XMAS CROCKERY NOW-DON'T WAIT a TILL THE LAST WEEK. ? WiriTR & COLD CUPS & SA UOfcRS- per dozen 8/0 u \y1IITK & OOLI) ODD CUPS -liar dozen C/G a iil.ST BN'OUSH Df.WVEft 1'L ATJ3S-per dozen 13/ a li'KST K NOUS It JJBSSBHT 1'LAVES--> nr .lo:en U/C a -if.'KT 11 ;.ud li I'L -j.er dozen 7/ H Spcci.al Line of Tumblers-per dozen 6/6 B ? BUY HERE AM J SAVE MONEY ! J. W. T. CHANT & Co. S HOUSE FURNISHING SPECIALISTS. * VHONE 26. YOUNG. ??aaaiMHaBiMiaiBiiHiiaiaiHiiHiBB Public Notice UK.«!!M F. tc D. NORMQYIJB do lire to notify the poDlJc Uiat th*7 hare Jn»t Installed an np-to-dat* Rubber Tyring Machine and are now In a petition to fit Tyrot WHOJE VOIJ WAIT. Inquire for our urtceM before placing no order «1u!rwh«re. AIAj CLASSES OP VEHI(TIJB3 MADE TO OKDiOK. HtTKBHR TYKED SULKIES A SPECIALTY, F. AND D. NORMOYLE PflOVK 264 OOVBlJ> «THBBT TOIXNO. BABIES . HALLAM Asc&a...
SECRETS OF STATE. AUTHOR'S NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
SECRETS OP STATE, j ]!Y . WILLIAM LE QUEUX, Author of "The Invasion of Knfc IJIIIII," "Fatnl Kiiifjws," AUTHOR'S NOTI This story, strancc though it may be, is based upon certain strange facts within (hi; personal knowledge of the Author. which he himself in vestigated. anil after lontr and iin jintiuiil inquiry conclusively proved. Vacue whispers of the amazing scandal have of late been rife in the Service clubs and elsewhere. I The Author, though compelled to ehanire tin- actual names of per sons and places, presents it here in the form of a novel, in ri belief that a peep behind the scenes of the in ternational arena of to-day may be of interest m his readers.
TEACHERS' FEDERATION. FINAL MEETING OF THE YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
TEACHERS' FEDERATION. FINAL MEETING OP THE YEAR' ?Much business was transacted ut Hie l'iiiiil monthly meeting of the Young Branch of the Teachers' J''e ileraiton. held on Saturday O.Mr. G. A. ICumello presiding.) '&lt;>rtiflcute» were presented to the winners of the school gardens com petition, and the measurer (LVIr. D. Piirks) and the secretary (Mr. A. W. Morris) presented their reports. The treasurer's report showed a credit balance ot K'i/'i/S. The greater part of the morning was spent in discussion of the agen da paper for the forthcoming teach ers' conference. 'Delegates to the conference are 'Messrs G. A. Cantello, J. Keuna, Beard and IMartin. An honorarium was voted -to the secre tary, .Mr. 'H. Ferguson.
CHAPTER I. IN WHICH CERTAIN SUSPICIONS AREE EXCITED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
CHAPTER I. IN WHICH CERTAIN SUSPICIONS AUK KXCITKII. A grey. sunless September morn-1 ing on the Kirth of Tay. Across a wide sandy waste stretch ing away t«» t h&lt;« misty sea-the* mili tary eamp'niy'-j.'round at ttuddon four men were valkimr. Two wore uniform-one an alert* grey-h'airod general, sharp and brusque in man ner, with many ribbons aero a 1 :s dar kbluc tunic; the other, his «t*d de-cmnn. . lali. t.on-faced captain who wore the tartan of the Gordon Highlanders. With them wore two civilians, I oih in rough shooting jackets am! l.reecJes. one about f&lt;»rty-five. ai.*i the other a few /ears his junior. "Can you r-ce their red .-e; i en:-? anywhere. 1'VHowesV" M&lt;k»'l the On. era! of" his long legged aide-de-camp j scanning th . distant horizon with ! those «hun> VV«»Y eyes which had cai 1 ried bifn sat' lv through >*o many earn paigns. "No sir." replied the captain, who was r.'irryinif the other's mac intosh. "1 l'an« y they must be far the...
THINGS IN GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
THINGS IN GENERAL I (By nn occasional Rambler)* Everything points to a decreased area in wheat cultivation. A cri sis has occurred in America and numbers of banks have failed, owing to the low price of wheat. . It is a question if it would not be better only to grow our own requirements for a year or two. Cultivate as much land as at present, hut for the excess put in Todder crops, thereby increasing our wool and fat lambs, the two best paying primary prod ucts we have at present, with dairy ing as a good runner lip. These three industries can pull Australia through. There is no use blinding our. eyes to the fact that the finan cial position at present is critical caused by the uncertainty .existing over the world. Unemployment in England has caused the present elec tions there. The fall in the value of money in many continental coun tries give them a big handicap in pouring their products into England -thereby closing up manufactories, fitahle. It is no use working on theories. Fre...
LATIN BLOC MAY BE CREATED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
LATrN BLOC MAY BE CREATED. One of the subjects discussed by .the KiiiK of Spain and the Kinjr o|f ' Italy, s'l.tes the Madrid corrcspoiiu ent i)i the (Paris "Matin," was the creation of a 1-atin bloc. The corres pondent adds:-"The results of this policy may well be the withdrawal of Spuin, Italy iintl certain South Anion can republics from the League of Na tions."
TEMPORAL POWER. Papal Renunciation Denied. NO SIGNIFICANCE IN SPANISH KING'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
TEMPORAL POWER. Papal Renunciation Denied. NO SIGNIFICANCE IN SPANISH KING'S VISIT. ROME, 30th. November:-Consid erable comment has been aroused by the publication of an article in the "Osservatore Romano," the organ I'l the Vatican, protesting against the. in ternretation placed by the Italian and foreign newspajei's on the Span ish King's visit to the Pope. Che newspaper denies that the visit sig nifies the Pope's final renunciation of all dreams of recovering tempor al power. The iPope, by granting permission to Roman Catholic sovereigns to visit Rome, has not in any way ac quiesced in the situation .created in 1X70. An encyclical issued in 1920 by Benedict XV., by which the per mission was first accorded, is quoted to the effect that this concession must not be interpreted as a tacit rc munieation of the Pope's sacrosanct right. On the contrary, the Pope litis renewed the protest of his predeces sors. The article concludes:-"The wound of 1870 cannot be cured by blandishments."
BOXING. SATURDAY NIGHT BOUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
BOXING. SATURDAY NIGHT BOUTS. Spai-uo ilufusitfjil Villon by a knock nut-ill the l-lth I'ouncl. In the pre liininiiricH .lock Braddock beat , Mulls on imints anil YeoCamcksot the decision over JlHrijy;Tamuit(.MU )Mclboufnc!Mbtk> M« feW# "Hurt Mlniirtliy'irf thi! cJ«ht1»;rowgtf.. ll,uil fiomxky at-Brisbane.' knocked opt Harr.v Holmes !. ! Haymaking J» n»w Pi"Oce«dinir - throughout the Younjr districtnnd Hftnic heavy crops am being -cut. . lit j.i reported tbn*. bumU'tds of.. 1,-ucktf of i-halF ainiieinu' carried over tint ail iuiiiii;? St.juUii|l>MU,'al luio. to the dry areas out west.
BODY IN SCRUB. A KIAMA TRAGEDY. TWO MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
BODY IN SCRUB, j A KIAMA TRAGEDY. TWO MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER. The body of Thomas Simpson, a single man, aged about Uo years, was found in the scrub near Minnamurrn station. Kiama district* yesterday, with his throat cut from ear to ear. Two Kiama doctors after ex amination of the body, were satisfied that it was impossible that the worn d could have been self-inflictccl. The detectives last night arrested William Murray and Alfred Hincs, who have been charged with Simp.* son's murder. Simpson lived alone in a tent which he left on Saturday night. Subse quently the two men were seen walk ing from the locality toward* Shell harbour. There is evidence on the ground that a quarrel and a strug gle occurred, and that the body was dragged about -10 yards to its hiding place. The doctors say the wound was caused by a sharp weapon, pro bably a penknife, and that Simpson was dead in nine seconds. The police have secured a pocket knife showing traces of blood. All three men worked at the meta...
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY WOMAN'S HEAD SEVERED. SAVAGE ATTACK. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 3 December 1923
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY WOMAN'S- HEAD SEVERED. SAVAGE ATTACK. A telegram to-dav from Melbourne states that n terrible tragedy occur red at Crtrltbn early yesterday morn ing, when Kathleen Price, aged about .'10, a waitress, was attacked by a mun who, using two knives, prac tically .levered .her head from her body. The woman's daughter, aged about 11 years, is reported t» have been a witness of the dreadful occurrence. The police have arrested a man named Sidney Johnson, a dealer, on j !i charge of murder. The deceased woman. Price, had] been separted from her husband and j hud been living with a man at Carl ton, though still earning her own liv ing . She and her daughter went out with this man on Saturday night ' returning at midnight, when an ar- j gmnent arose. j The police believe tlie.v arrived in I time to prevent a second murder, as j the man was muttering about "doing j for the old lady," (meaning the j landlady.) ; ACCUSED REMANDED. . . j Charles Johnson, 2!), was charged at the Ci...
TUBBUL. GOOD CROPS.—HARVEST LABOR SCARCE.—PROGRESS ASSOCIATION.—QUEEN COMPETITION.—SCHOOL REPAIRS.— CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 4 December 1923
TUBBUL. (From Our Correspondent.} GOOD CR6PS.-HARVEST LABOR 'SCARCE.-P.ROGRiESS ASSO. ' CIATION.-QUEEN COMPETI TION.-SCHOOL REPAIRS. CRICKET. IBeuutiful weather prevails. The crops me coming on rapidly now, and within the next few days it IS anuci pated both Messrs O. A. O'Helilr and 3. D. Olbaoii will be at work on their headers. All the crops west of the ai-mlle peg In this district are very much more advanced tluin those on tliu eastern side. Mr. .1. Dpwiing has harvested a very fine crop of hay, nonif of tlie sheaves measuring 75 Inches in height. 'J-Iarvestlng labor is no*' very scarce. About a week ago there were plenty of men. but it appears they have all been absorb ed or else moved on, leaving several | farmers practically without assist KDf;rCMERl\- I'ROGKBJtS ASSN. The lion, secretary of the iEdgefevn I'rogress Association, Mr. M. Gllmour, has received ;i reply Irom the deputy slilre clerk to the petition re tlio comlltlon of the rouils In the district, Hubscrlheil to at ...
MATCH DRAWN. Inter-State Cricket. N.S.W. V QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 4 December 1923
MATCH DRAWN. Inter-State Cricket. N.S.W. V QUEENSLAND. I The inter-State cricket mutch, New South Wales versus Queensland, iila.v eil ill 'Brisbane, ended in a draw. Scores:- - . N.S.W.-First Innings-170'. QUEENSLAND-First Innings-389. N.SAV.-iSecoiul Innings. 1J. _\lullarkey,'b Hornibrook .. .. 130 VV. a. 'Brown, c 0'Coilnor b Hornibrook .. .. .. .. 1 G. Macartney, 1> Hornibrook 0 II. I.. 'Hondry, c TiitSmpsbil' b G'rlllltlis .. .. ... .. . .25 K. Barilsley, b.Grifllths ... 41i. A. P. Wells; b Or 1 tilths .. .. ... « \\\. A. Oldtiold, c. Opinnor h Oxeaham ........ '21 A. Thatcher, b Griffiths. . ^ .. 18 A. 'Gray, b KMllitlis .. . .s .. .. . 5 I J. D. Scott, b-fGrmitlts- .. .. .. JO' A. Jlaile.v, not out .......... U | Humifies 9j Total .. ;. .. .. 327 Bowling: Mornlbrook ,il/ilW>! Pl'lf-.j flths ti/Tl, Oxenlium l/«7, (Rawe 0/0?, | Ayreu 0/o7. " ' ;,i I i i f llUllaSB. i,1 Shejipnnl, &lt;: QldtieUlJ.bilH^ifc. . . ' \ G. Karqultar, 'st. Oldfield'fbVGtayi M Thompson, Ibw...