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AW ABSENT-MINDED VISITOR. MISLAYS A WALLET CONTAINING £300. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

AW ABSENT-MINDED VISITOR. MISLAYS A WALLET CONTAIN ING £200. To-day a visitor to Youwr from Wai^a on professional business had occasion io call at tlu» olUce of a local jin.j of solicitors. After ri 11 interview with a member of the firm in- took hi.; departure. It was MibsentieiUly discovered that ihe vis itor had ab:-ent-mindedly left his wallet on a table in the olliee. where iiiion one of the clerical .-tali* took »lu* wallet and set out to search of the owner, who was located in Iturrowit street. Until it had heen restored to him the latter had not missed the wallet. It contained in bank note:?. The owner of the money heartily thanked the'gen tleman who restored the "wail." ami deciding to take no further risks of j loss, he forthwith placed the money I in a bank.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BIG SHEEP SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

BIG SHEEP SALE. A Krjjc "spccidl sheep .sale, .of 4 20.000 Kiverina-bred and IHSO mag nificent pure Romncy rams, is ad vertised* to be Hold at Wajfi?a on Thursday, December 13th. See to day's "Daily Witness" for partieul- , in*. Meurant Blnlcu NVatts Clark , Ltd are the auctioneers.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SECRETS OP STATE. THE WAITER AND THE STRANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

SECRETS OP STATE. BY WILLIAM LE QUEUX, Author of "The Invasion of Eng land," "Fatal Finders," &c. THE WAITER AND THE STRAN GER. "The Boers had some with pretty long ranges, ns we knew to our cost," remarked the General. "I)o you remember, Kellowes," ho said, turning to his aide«de-cnmp, "that day when we were on the Codder? You were down below in the bed of the* river, while we were up on top. Hot time that, eh?" "Yes, sir," replied the long-legged Highlander, "We never saw you that day, but we lost a lot of men. Cron je punished us badly just about sun down." * Then the conversation drifted, as it bo often drifts in military circles and in military messes, upon the chances of a sudden invasion of Great Britain by Germany. "My dear Fetherston," exclaimed the general with emphasis "i know from your writings that you believe in the German bogey. I don't. Germany would never risk an attack. She may take advantage of our com mercial apathy to seize our trade, but surely that's o...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CURRENT NEWS. BAND RECITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

. . ClJRRENT NEWS. BAND RECITAL. The Toutitr Town Band will eiyi» a' rt'i-ital in the- Ca'rrlnfeton Park tjo'. sight. ' ' ;

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A RECORD JUMP. DOG LEAPS OVER HOTEL BALCONY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

<A RECORD JUMP. DOG LEAPS OVER HOTEL BALCONY. i A doc owned by Mr. Watson, grazier, of Greenbank. followed some one upstairs at the Albion Hotel this morninj?. Later being unable'to find its way down by the. stairway tlie doc took a flying jump over the balcony railings und landed jn the street, a distance of 18 feet or more. It was stunned by the fall and lay as if dead on the roadway for a few minutes. Then it re vived and trotted off, apparently none the worse for its unique ex perience.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
"I WILL RESIGN!" ALD. MACADAM'S THREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

"I WILL RESIGN!" ALD. MACADAM'S THREAT. Ai <he conclusion of iin- Voting Council metting iUHt night, (1m- Mayor itn'ornifd the aldermen th:;i ti<- had ;vc»«iwd a letter from Aid. -Macadam, asking him to obtain an answer from »i*.s Svomi.sefi to the following 'frn.'.s tion: "Mid she herself meniiou tli»; name of .Mr. J. I«\ l)wyer wi,««n she was; taking the names of instance agents over the telephone: :<nfl he tell her not to tumble writing to .Mr. Dwyer as be was on ihe point of leaving the town?" The Mayor stated that MU <. .Svend >on's reply was frankly AM. .Macadam: Now i:i;u Miss Svviidscn has made this admission i have vindicated myself, am! ran l:.i iii" matter drop. in reply the emotion whether the who)-- of ihe Him* ufrHHti, wHoae' nui»#*s wvr« glv ui. had been written to, rh«* town cb-rk replied that, so far as \«;is hti m-iij}*' possible, all the '.multifarious" agents had been cownninhated with. I don't l:now about 'multi-fur...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

. SMALL DEBTS COURT. At the Small Debts . Court this morniiiR. beforo Mr. McDouftnll, P. M.-, .T. W. T.. .Chnnt and Co. pro ceeded against James O'Rourke for £13 lG/it, value of Roods sold and delivered. Judfrment was entered for the full amount, with 8s court costs. » '.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
STRUCK OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 7 December 1923

STRUCK OUT. The case of E. E. Grounds v S. J. Woodley for aliened detention of property, one set of trotting: hop ples, valued at £9, was struck out by the magistrate, at the Younpf Court to-day. there being 110 appearance of either iiarty.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Shire Maintenance Gangs. Question of System and Hours. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

Shire Maintenance Gangs. Question of System and Hours. The Shire Engineer recommend ed the arioptioii uf the* following Sys tem for the effective employment oi the maintenance jjangs fov the en suing year: N'«> I ami 2 Construction Gangs, he employed upon "formation" works throughout the shire. There Ik much of that class of work to he done, and the gangs would show a staving as r against contracts. , No Maintenance (Jang, to he em f ployed upon repair works within UA ami part of C. Hidings. Xo 4 General Gang, to he employed throughout the shire upon clearing works, construction of crossings, re pairs, painting and screwing up small bridges and eulvcrLs and other j minor works. During the dry part of the year when other gangs would be employed upon the various roads carting and stacking gravel for maintenance purposes, the members might he divided among them for <iuaiT.ving and loading purposes. No a Maintenance (!a»u, to he em 1 ployed upon various roads in "C Hidiiur...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Missing Diamonds. £4000 Worth Stolen. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

Missing Diamonds. £4000 Worth Stolen. Jewels worth over 1-000 \v< stolen during the week-enu fn>ma I Poao Ba/ resident's home. ^ The j Llolec i jewels consist of diamonds., The theft was discovered yesterday. JiATKH,-The jewellery robbery nt Hone Bay/during the week-end is more serious than nt first reported. | The value of the missinjr jrems is ? now uiven nt JMDOO. one article be* | inir a wristlet watch, a present from i the Queen of Italy. . Uhe losers are foreigners who arrived a venr | a«o. but were- only living ut Hose ttav a week. They are well known in Fvdnev society circles* but their names are withheld at present.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HIDES AND SKINS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

HIDES AND SKINS. \VhU'heon>l>i\ Larson IL!d. ropnrL <:o]»t>r;tlliou for .shefrpsklns was nualn most ItuiMi at I lie past week's Sydney sales, Prices for pelts advanced 1.<I. to id., an'il best woolleil skins wore oi'teu dourer. Oilier descriptions made lull lute ri«uit'.s. Kull wool merinos sold to Mid. |iw ll>; i| wools to iSJd;, IialC wools to ]Gd.. quarter wools to iSi/d., lambs to Wirt., and polls from 7Jrt. to 10W. Villi wool erossbroda Hdlil to ljjlid perlh.,wools to 31! Id,, half wools to Mil., quarter wools to llld., lambs from Sd. to :M)d., pelts T'.'d. .to in id... and Itucolns, ,to. U!l<t. Extreme* llBht'-ihldos ;sold /at;! retfpnt. rAi es! buty(fli ts iitiVl .: mpflliimswero' ««i)-, 10 1-Sdi higher.; illeay'lus were firm. Heavy yoiirlUinu wore occa sionally xlidilly lower. lint otlior yonr linnn mill all calf skins sold at lain Iirle.es. (Country heavy litdcs realis ed Iron) 5.\'d. to Til), jwr lb.. jiiodlimiH .l/d. ro.Sil.. a...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO-DAY'S HOMEBUSH YARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

I TO-DAY'S HOMEBUSH YARDS. Twenty-three thousand .sheep were j penned at Jlomebush to-day. Val ues at Uie opening sales were tfen ] orally unciianjied, but heavy ewes j were in easier demand ami prices ' for them ruled lower. Three thousand cuttle were yarded, Prime drafts made slightly better fiifures, but others were ajrnin irrejrulnr. Winchcombe, Carson sol<l crossbred wethers from J. Talbott, Quiindiulla lo 'Ml 1; comeback wethers to 2<is 10(1: crossbred hofejrets to 20s 'Id; I northern suckers realised'to 26/1.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CHEESE DEARER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

CHEESE DEARER. A tulcjrrum froni Sydney, to-day states that certain firms ha\'e an nounced a rise of a penny l^er lb. in cheese to-day.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO-DAY'S SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

TO-DAY'S SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. Onions, Globe 7s; Silverskins, 15/; chaff. wheaten, 5/ti to 7s; oaten 7/0 to S?; lut.enie *i/C tn 12/*G: hay, lu cerne. small hales 10/ to 10/; large Sis to 10s; oaten 9s tid to los.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CAR ACCIDENT. QUESTION OF LIABILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

CAR 'ACCIDENT. QUESTION OF LIABILITY. The question of a Council's liabil- i ity in connection with a car accid- j ent cropped up at the Uurrangong Shire Council meeting on Saturday . when a letter was^read from Messrs. I Gordon, Gurlingainl Giugni, solici-| tors, claiming compensation on be- \ half of Mr. R. M. Macadam, for | damages to his car caused, by run- j ning into two small posts, about ft , inches high, and the end of a cause- j way on the Young-GreafeH ratul. i Failing such compensation they would proceed for recovery. It appears that Mr. ' Macadam hnd to I leave the road to avoid an intoxica- } ted individual on hn\s« hack, and ran j over the obstructions which were hidden in the loni? grass at the side ! of the road. ! DISCLAIMS LIABILITY. | President Criehton was of the j opinion that the.Council was in no way liable as it,was not a case of 1 faulty construction. Cr. Tout was I not so sure. "I don't think the case I is free from doubt," he said. "1 ! could never underst...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
COMMERCIAL. YOUNG FLOUK MILL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

COMMERCIAL. YOUNG FLOUK MILL. ?Wheat .!,' . Flour £11. £7/5/ . l'oilnrd £7/'5/-.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

i TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BH!EF. tlrenfell defeated Forbe.- l»j. I points in tin* first pennant ' bowls i match of thi' South-Western serif* . I'arkes, Forbes. ?Jr«nfoil and V.uuiir. Brigadier Kenshaw, the ift-xv]* a: - | pointed divisional commander ,,f the Goulhurn Division of t!i<. S.:I\a , ioit Army, wa« welcomed t>. \ 1 mi Friday night. when he . n -i dired a social in the Kpworth ball. Young was enveloped in mjsmU yesterday from bush fire* in *ji« western part of the State. The music pupils and ex-pupi!;.- o{ Mrs. Tresilian held then* annual break-up social in St. John'.- ball mi Friday night. There w.v a large attendance of children some Barents. The Convent Schools wi/f . their annual concert in tli»< Strand' Theatre on 'Wednesday night. I A girl aged 1! was admitted ;.» . ' the Young district hospital nn | uiday from Monteagle after having! swallowed iodine in mi^ake for . cascara. ! A wireless demonstration w.v. | given in the Strand Theatre la-: .-w ? \ ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
RATES GO UP. SHIRE WANTS MONEY FOR ROADS DISCUSSION ON ESTIMATES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

RATES GO UP. SHIRE WANTS MONEY FOR ROADS DISCUSSION ON ESTIMATES. Once again it was loft to the President to decide the is«ue be tween conflicting opinions in the Uurrangong Shire Council concern-, ing the levying of an increased rate. At the meeting on Saturday the Clerk submitted the estimates, haw ed on n rate of 2d in the £ onU.C.Y. i'1.21i)/jsy. This was calculated to bring in A'in. 100, and other small avenues of income made the amount available Cor expenditure A'12,8K!). The estimated expenditure was A'l, 758 for maintenance statV, 4S840 for bridges and noxious weeds, l'5,020 for incompleted contract.*, and 7155 for administrative expenses. BEHIND WITH ROAD WORK. The. IVesidcnt favored the adop tion of the estimates as the Coun cil needed mure money for roads. A lot of new settlement was goinu on, and a good <lt'"l <>l* construction work was necessary. Cr. Crouch "We're behind with the work now. and by keeping the i full staff going we won't pull it j...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

BOXING. Tonimv Uren, (Australian welter .weight champion, outpointed CenrRO Eagel, the American, lit thu Stadium on Saturday night. Billy Cirimo, H.101, knocked out Terlo Pandong, S.1H!, In the ninth round at ihe Melbourne Stadium. Florea, D.S3, anil Harry Caney, SUIjl fought a 20-rouml draw at the (Bris bane (Stadium. A cnble from London Bttttea that at Premleriand on Friday night. Prnnler outpointed (Frank Hums, thu Austra lian middlewo\ght, In a lo-round bout. 1111. John Jobaon died at tlio Al bury District Hospital nt the ago of 70 '

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 10 December 1923

When is Australia at War? . Issue at Next Federal Elections. MR.- H P. LA/ZARINI'S DECLAR , ATION. .'. -'v M .. 1!. !'? I-nzzaiini AM'., spi'iilc imr from A. UP. propaifnmM vlutform in the Domain ye*tOT<l;»y 'afternoon. .-mill it wan th« Party's mtrii'.ion at iii-xl. toilfinii (loct.'-t! In innk« tliK jsxue IK , AW5 tralia nt. war >yh«« war in declared by Great Uritain. Christmas Gift Goods . , AT THE Men's Store A man can't tell you just what he would like; probably he doesn't know; but tho chances are that inside of two weeks after Christmas he'll be coming In to buy some thing he wants that you could have given him for a Christ* mas Box, Tiio .Men's Shop Js show]))# a fine lot of (Sift Goods, such as Shirts of Fuji. Fuji do Mixe, Fine ZopUyr and Toh raleo: Ties ot Silk, in Knitted and iltuhher-Uned, also .Bats* -wing xllo\\n; jChtfhmcrc Socks in nil the favored shades and smartly [embroidered; Hand's gyiko Ai'to Sucks in several shades; n [Handkerchiefs nf Linen. 'U...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
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