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TO-DAY'S CABLES. EVE OF BATTLE. British Elections.—All Parties Confident. (Reuter) [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
TO-DAY'S CABLES. EVE OF BATTLE. British Elections.-;A1I Parties Confident. Wteuter) IJON'DON, 'Doc. 5.-I'he eve of poll ing day finds all parties confident of Improving; their positions. An or ficial statement from the Conserva tives* headquarters declared that giv en line weather to-morrow. Hie Con servatives hoped not only to maintain their majority, hut to even increase it It was stated at the 'Liberal par* ly'a headquarter# that the canvas had been very encouraging, and great Lib eral enthusiasm was reported all over the country. t Labor headquarters is confident of being able to increase the party's i representation in Parliament. High officials declared there will certainly bo 171 Laborites returned, and prob ably more, anil that Labor will still be His Majesty's opposition. (Rain and sleet is forecasted. It la believed that this will lessen the Tory * poll, while not affecting the Labor vote to the same extent. It has been announced that, Vis couiit Curzon cancelled two women...
SALE OF BREEDING EWES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
SALE OF BREEDING EWES. A itiiUtnv opportunity . i« offHi'ijijj for district.- lumlliolilers to . hqv.ui'k breodlh? etvus. A ronolgimioiit of -200 ones from a uoith-w.ostoni owii or Is advorllsed for sale .by aiici/on lit "Canowitulra on Saturday. "Docem hnr 16th. The .sheep Iiavo' been tnicltwl right through from the north west and spelled before mile. With sturdier liinilis siilllttt; lit buoyant' I'Ir iifos. breodln/; ewes in fut Inmbj niiu .fns .central are a'highly jfrrifjtub^e lliroiiosltloii. Present -market1rates je(v&lt;; every inomife of .'coiiliiniiiis ,Owing lolmd seasion tin =tho western and north-western liluiiiH, . nrlmo lawlw .are. likely to he-scarce.for .a limn time. -Over tier'hoad lias recently b'epn secured for six months old suckers- jit- Homehush.' I'ortlcu tars can lie obtained rtrom "Wlncli fimlic, Ciii'.wu Ltd.. Syduuv, orT. G. Murray and If-'o.. cajjoivJnUni, an©-: tlojieers in conjunction, '"
Things in General. GROW LESS WHEAT—DISTRICT COUNCILS. — DECENTRALISATIONS.—SELL WOOL LOCALLY. —POLITICAL POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
Things in General. GROW CESS WHEAT--DISTRICT COUNCILS. DECENTRALISA TIONS-SELL WOOL LOCALLY.' -POLITICAL POINTS. (By an Occusiunal Kamblei). That an important' conference at Chicasro U.S.A., .shuidd publish th« following kIiowh the precuriouti posi tion-,of wheat growiinr. "The dir ectors of the Wheat Council are ful- ; ly convinced that a it'ductio.i in ihe ; wheat acreajre and wheat production in absolutely essential to a profitable price for wheat to the American wheat grower." Af mentioned in my last, our own farmers must now, for a time at least. irroW more fod der crops, produce more wool and fat lambs, with cows and pifc* as a jrood runner up, and loss market able wheat. l)ECENTRAUSKI> CONTROU The cry "«.ew States" except in parts of the northern districts of N. S. Wales hangs fire. And no won der. It means more Parliaments; and our experience with Federation makes us count the cost. It was a well advertised fact put .forward that Federation would only cost us the price of...
REDUCED FIRST-CLASS FARES. A SAVING OF 3/7 BETWEEN YOUNG AND SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
I REDUCED FIRST-CLASS FARES. A SAVING OF 3/7 BETV/EEN YOUNG AND SYDNEY. . The Minister f?:r .Work? has an. ! ; nounced a reduction of first cla.v i country railway fares, to come in- I to operation on December i litli. | From now on the revised fares wil! be established un a definite basis ol j calculation. .* For nil distances anil I in all casus the first class fares will be lixed at fifty 'per cent more than second class far?. An illustration : of the effect of the ne-.v scale is j (riven hereunder, taking Younir as | the point of departure:- I Old fare New fare To Sydney £2 I a !! V> 10 2 Goulburn . i'l C S .CI ii n ; Wajrtra . £1, I r> tl 1 (I: Albury .. i'l; IS ,'S i'| if, HI I Moss Vale fl'17 ft fJ in a I 0ranee ? £1. 1 11. «.) j i; !
CHAMPION SHEARER'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
CHAMPION SHEARER'S DEATH. At nine o'clock on .Monday night, Charles McRau* used. 38, with a mate?, .walked into the Bourko water works to obtain some water in a billy. Jiy some means he stunipieq and fell down the pumping,shatt. a distance of about 10 feet, on to the pumps. The jimhulhn'ee was sum moned. and he was conveyed to, the hospital. He died ait U o clock nejet | hior;iinir. \ His »h(wpe was, at* Wil ! jnujrh'hy.' 1 M«:Rae 1 t'w,a3 oiie'of the i State's i-ehanipion -! shearer#, having | been credited with ,20R nheep in on? ! day. He had recently been work ing on Toorale station.
NONAGENARIAN'S DEATH. WOMAN WHO HAD NEVER FIDDEN IN TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
NONAGENARIAN'S DEI WOMAN WHO.HAD NEVER , P'DDEN IN TRAIN. " The death is'' renorted of JIvs. faarnli fHariigun;\'a well known r&lt; 1 dent of the Teriiora district at the JS8 SfM years.?.;- She was born- at the DOR- ai/d-DaMO-Inn'.' Svdney. Af ter her marriajre she came tn live on tilt" Bland, in the YOUIIK district, when there was .only one other white woman in the district, and the near est town with the railway was Ooul num. She had never ridden in : train in her life, and durimr her Inst illness it was the only time that she li'i'i ever been attended by a doctor, had. ever been attended bv a doctor. She was the mother of fourteen chil drcn, seven of whom survive her.
CYCLE SPORTS. SHOWERY WEATHER AFFECTS ATTENDANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
| CYCLE SPORTS. SHOWERY WEATHER AFFECTS ATTENDANCE. Tin: Cycle sports ni"i;iin^. held under the 'auspices of tIn* Y.IUIIK Cycle Chili. eventuated yesterday af ternoon cm the cricket :.'ioiitid. Tlv V.&lt;HIll' l" was sllllWI'I'y. whiell L'lval- , l.v alfected the . .Mr. j A. A. Ward ti:ul all 111'- :irraii&lt;re-- I nieiits well in haiid. anil carried mil ; IIis duties '.vilh the fullest : a; :>la-*- 1 tinn both 11. till' conine'itms -.mil ; spectators. Mr. A. Wo.ui and Mr K. A. Martin acted «s :;ui.-lci-.-ix-r and starter respectively. The n-- ; suits were as follows:- , HAI.F-MII.K CYG'I K ISA ('!.:. First heat: NOyds 1 \V. It. Punt. IMIy.ls V. Wells. TOvcls Time l.lli. Kislit stalled. Second .hint: I1'. Wccdcu, HOyds 1 (illyds 2 ('. Pearson, (i. Kcoirli. 5 I.S. FINA r.&lt;on, I.Oyds .. I,. Ke Fn the just Ian I'. Wiv.j,n fell fnun his machine but I'.irtuaaiely escaped any injury'liey..ml a . lidil shock anil abrasions to the ii-i'r aim. : 11 MILKS CYOI.E...
BENDICK MURRELL. PROGRESS ASSOCIATION.—MEMORIAL HALL.—A LENGTHY MEETING.—SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
BENDICK MURRELL. (From Our Correspondent.! PROGRESS ASSOCIATION,-MEM- | ORtAL HALL.-A LENGTHY MEETING.-SOCIAL. Tin; monthly meet-ins .of the.Pro gress Association was jiolil on iAJwi' day night. '.Mr. J. >11. '!)awe (vice president). presided. and there was a good attendance of members; but very little bushier was torlheomiug. A letter front the Telephone nieut stated that. .'Ilcndick 'Murrell claim lo bo put.on Hit' trunk line of telephone communication was receiv ing consideration. -MEMORIAL HAUL, i Immediately following the above nieoUug. a second &lt;uu* was.h«*hl to [ further discuss tin- now mnch-tjilked j of '.Memorial illull, hut after' hours | discussionnnd deep deliberation, the ! matter was very Utile further ad j vaneed. The main ,essential in ven 1 ture.s of this kind-"enthusiasm" -is lucking, and if Hie n$idonts are real ly in earnest, the building of the holl should not be thrown on the shoulders of the same old few, hut each and every citizen who can aii'o...
WOMEN AND ASPIRIN. NINE OUT OF TEN, SLOWLY POISONING THEMSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
WOMEN AND ASPIRIN. IK-S OUT OF TEN, SLOWLY POISONING THEMSELVES. Tito habit of taking aspirin tablets lor almost, any pain, however slight. IK becoming u Monaco to the health »i' the nation. Women and girls an* takingthe little white tablets in ever increasing quantities, Mottles of them are to be found in almost, every homo. 'Chemists sell more aspirin than any other article. JJjno people out of ten have become* accustomed to taking the tablets for all .sorts of minor ailments. They are' cheap to bay, usually quick in the relief tlioy give, and the popular but erroneous belief is that tiiey are entirely harm less. It is to this Ikrf/cf in tho harm lean ness of the drum that its extraordin ary popularity is mainly due. "Hut," says a prominent doctor to a MI>aJJy Express" representative,, "aspirin'* is by no means harmless. It may 'be* coma absolutely dangerous to a great many people.' Tho habitual use ot^'aspirln- has giwn to such an extent* that women drag themselves with it . n...
MURRUMBURRAH TURF CLUB.—COMMITTEE MEETING.—THE ANNUAL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
i MURRUMBURRAH (From our Correspondent.) TURF CLUB.-COMMITTEE MEET ING.-THE ANNUAL RACES. An adjourned meeting of the emu mittee of the .Mumimhurrah Turf Club was held in the School of Avis on Tuesday evening. Present: .Mr. |Geu. Anderson (president), in the chair.'Messrs J. W. Worner. K. Grant, T. P. Kelly, U. .1. and AW (\ t\ Simp son, 'L. G. Arthur, M. McMahon, C. Petersen. I), A. »M»fl*e;\n, Ueo. ^mvel! (treasurer), P. OUirien (secretary). Ml\ Sewell, svUh ',h\> permission of the chairman, submitted a financial statement of the hospital benefit meeting, which .showed the receipts C»"7/12/0>: expenses lUWO/lO/1: leav ing a credit balance of £47/0/». This will he forwarded to the hospital com mittee. The programme fur the annual meeting, drawn up by the sub-cone mlttoe, was submitted to the meet ing, nnd, with a lew alterations, was adopted. The meeting is to he held on t>th and 7th February next, and will earry prize money to the amount of spread over ten events, as i'oi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
The Hustlers SALE Right with a merry swing went our Introductory Sale, which made priccs pale.. On Saturday we had the hea viest day's business of the year-and the. volume of business dons far exceeded our expectations. BARGAINS IN BOYS' WEAR. 'lXFAXTS' AlJL WOOL KIXC l.ET.S, .short sleeves. for small lioys-1'4 each. HOYS* COTTON" SIXCVLETS In KU nutter weight--1/4 ami J/6 c.'icll. TAX OOTTOX v HOSE. In me ilium and larpe sizes. k"»iI KnR li.sh make, with double tuns 1/0 per pair. HOYS' COVSiVObD COATS which have Villa-, strap and vent back, all Hlz-Nf-4/11 A hirfje variety of BOYS' SUITS In many styles, ia l.lght nnil -Medium Dark shade's; 10 fit boys -L to li years of age- . 4/11 & 5/11 Suit. 4/11 0. 5/11 THE SUIT. BOYS' COTSiWOilvT) SUITS' In much variety: fJouts have yoke strap and vein hack, or muy lie had without vent; to fit hoys ii in 15 years-7/G Suit. YOUTHS' SPORT SUITS-32/fi. YOUTHS' r..vw.\ wool, TWEED FPOItT SUITS', wnicli are right up to tim minute-Trousers ha...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 6 December 1923
CRICKET. Tin* following i'l;»y«Ts have Ihh»ii pck'uted to pla.v Un.nlfll .fun ior.s at (Utillu 'f'Vi-.-k on Sunday:-.! P., ami M. Joyce; X.. u., j.;.4 ;,mj j/ I'wdorley; J. i* .Wainm'y, .\. McKi! Icp, J.-OcnHuy. C. W'fiiri; M. UVfoli 1l\ M. MctJaecrv V.\. Tipperary pi"? tv.o nialrhrs »c Sunday-RnmMt'W itj Tippt»raiv. ami Jlondfck Miirrell. ui ll.-ndirk .Mtnn l!. KOORAWATHA DISTRICT COMPETITION. JMorongla am! t;n'"?iWli(>rp&lt;* play ed a draw in the Kunvaw.uim Crit-krt l*'bmpt»titioti on ;St!ijil:iy. The rela tive positions oi' III" Hubs all Cow ra, S points; Mon-nula. &lt;«r«»*»n&lt;;> thorps, 4: Koorawaiha. 2. The* matches t«ir m»xt Sunday are: Cowrit v Morontfla. at Cfswra; (iroenii tliorpo v Koora\vai!iii.