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BREAKAWAY FROM A.R.C. COUNTRY CLUBS JOIN A.J.C. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

BREAKAWAY FROM A.R.C. j COUNTRY Ct-UBS JOIN A.J.C. There lins been an Important de velopmenl in regard n> iwlnn i" |j1(> lliiverina of late. l'nni!crlv, thoiiKli the big clubs, Albniy. AVaKKa, < mtindra, Voting,' He.. worked under A..J.C. rules, the majority or t|"> sn,.,jj centres were affiliated with the A.It I.atterly, however. t!n-ru has lieiii growing (lissutiHfiuii ilie.se clubs. which culminated In a whole sale breaking uwttj. tiiaiiv clubs leav ing the A.Il.CL and joining tile A.J.f. Lately Cirlfllth joined ihe latter or ganisation, and fLeeton anil Venila lot lowed suit-." Burcliun and Whltlon Intend lo Join It also, and within a few weeks there will in, a chain of Acltlhs from rootaimindra south and from Jmiee lo Day. Tills will liennlt of the running of u series of meetings, enabling th» clubs to se cure belter entries and horses.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
IS IT A NEW ERA? A TURN IN GERMANY'S TIDE. RAPID FALL IN FOOD PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

I IS iT A NEW ERA? I' . A TURN IN GERMANY'S TIDE. .JtAlM'JJ 'KA'IJL I'X'iFOOiU nRICiSS.' LQXilOX, Lier:. lO.-s-'Auc.oriling to tiit: lJHiiin correspondent .of the 'IJaily Tfluffivii)!)," 1 J)<? suilomeiit of (he fig ure;;-::t:i votes to IS-Ji}' which tlio curried (he new Emerntmcy I'owt'i'j: illill, gives no hint of the anxious manoeuvring; and nn/jry tln-i'jiis Hint were employed. "Tin.' prospect of a. dissolution and llii! lo»h of their Parliamentary sala ries .for three winter months" the cor respondent says, "produced mucins tlii! Socialists a spirit or contrition for tl(e 'blunder, ol throwing out Dr. Stresemanh, ,, The, tide of-aerninny's alfalrs/lms now turned.land ;l? taken at tlierl'ioiid it' may'lead1 to;.lieiillliy fiiuniciiil and .economic ." cphdlllons. Tie improvement which'the past XoH niKlu has brought.in the conditions of life and tlio spirit ."of'the .people is mli'iiiniioiiH. It is chiefly <Uw-to Hit- ' rapid: full of .foofl . prices, but »o*...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CULTIVATION OF FLAX. RIVERINA DISTRICT PROSPECTS. FLAX MORE PROFITABLE THAN WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

CULTIVATION OF FLAX. RIVERINA DISTRICT PROSPECTS. HLAX IAIORIE - PROFITABLE THAN Interest, Is being manifested in tho country districts in the efforts thai, urn being made by'.Mr. It. J. Strachan, flux expert, of Sydn./y, to establish the iitdiiHtry in N.S.W. In a statement to (he Uiverfnu farmer*. ^lr. Strachan recommends the forming of a small syndh.ate to subscribe the actual cost of visiting the dlstrjct for the pur pr.se of canvassing ami organising the small company that would be requir ed to secure « suitable farm of about 000 acres, anil &5000 for Hax and linseed machinery. **u*. Apart from bying the site of the mill, the farm would grow and provide Uu» proper variety of seed, correctly demised ahd graded, for the district. Only crc ps grown from such seed would be purchased. This would be done in the interests of the growers, und to maintain the correct standard cvopu. and so obtain maximum prices for the hay. - The prospects of es tablishing local /industry and eon...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AMERICAN FARMERS. MANY FORCED TO BANKRUPTCY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

1 AMERICAN FARMERS. J MANY, FORCED TO BANKRUPTCY. ; 'WASHINGTON, <I)ee.. 10.~nValIace's Annual Unpori. stresses the serious | plight of tiia Farmers of dm Uuiteti I States "who, fared with a 2i> p?r cent. ' increase in taxation in three years, and a-'vapidly disappearing foreign market, must radically alter their pro . sent method**. The report declares that, in fifteen v/heat^nnd mai/.e growing >StaLeH per c(Tnl. ot' the fanners have been . ifnij)elk'<l to .surrender their proper ties through bankruptcy, while 15 per cent, were actually bankrupt, hut v. en* retaining their properties I through the leniency of their erfcdit orn. It stresses ihe. necessity of the | diversification of crop** by wheat far ' mers. and indicates ilia; the wheat areas are being rapidly decreased. The producers of crops, which arc . mainly consumed in the- United j States, have succeeded in readjusting ' themselves to the present conditions. ' Tho tariff gave the iarmers tho no ...

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 — 12 December 1923

| TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF. i The decomposed body of .lame** Kervin Venables, aged 2-1. laborer, who recently resided at Quoanbeyan, hits been found in the Murrumbidgep river, where it is supposed to h:;\e lain for a fortnight. The <li»xith took place at Ardl<t}::n of Mr. \S\ W. Persse, J.!'.. di-niri coroner, as a result of ;j heart seizure. He was n promin ent Freemason, and was nrrorded Masonic funeral. A lady from Sydney on n vi-ii <«. her parents at Condobolin h;is I>e».n seeing snakes. Upon arrival .die was unpacking her belonging.* when a Mallee .snake six feet long. made its appearance from tinder the k<l, A crowbar decided the nuesii'M: life or death. The .same ai'icr noon the lady went tomato gather* imr. and in addition to the toma'ors : took hack a black snake. Tmi-o ! her husband had an e.\p<-i-jenin I the yard, and a third sitrke the way of the others. . The Railway Department >: .U"\ 1 , yesterday that everyth...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SEASON'S WHEAT. THE F.A.O. STANDARD. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

SEASON'S WHEAT. THE F.A.O. STANDARD. A statement !u;. been current that the -Sjlo Control 1 S;iard bus fixer! an t'.a.q. standard tor Utis season's wheat at ."71b., as a^ain-i last year. !t. was learned yesterday th;it it was ltot the function t»V ihc board to fir: tip- f.a.'!. standard of whe:«t." As in ail previous seasons, the standard oi' the fair avovu^e ipialiiy will be d« tcrmined by the it'hatnber of t'om merc"; but in th'; meantime.'it is necessary to decido tentatively tin? of weights which can be accept ed. After consultation with the "Wheal i'ool, which body can be ac cepted rrpres^ntinji lite voice ol' tie* fanners. it was decided that tho H'eiuJiL of any consignment of y/fieat that upin be accepted at a .silo..would he 57li).V <»t" over, per bushel. ' This is in accordance with the practice car. lied hut by the 'Witcat Pool in pre vious years. and is necessary to en able fanners to know what class otf wheat they mny deliver to the silos. Jr« all probability ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CURRENT NEWS. WOMAN ATTACKS SNAKE WITH HATPIN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

/ CURRENT NEWS. WOMAN ATTACKS SNAKE WITH HATPIN. u\. stnrv which sounds very muen like 11 tall snake yum. but is vouched for by a reliable contemporary, comes l'rom Grenlell. Mrs. l»ert Griffiths, of that town, noticed a snake's head doinc periscope duty through a hole near the lire place. Grabbing a handy shovel she made a couwle of attempts to kill the rep tile when it ventured forth. That weapon provintr too cmnbursunu- she reported 'to the essentially -feminine iiat pin attack, with the customary success. The point was driven ri?hi throuirh the head, and the eoup-de jrruee was administered with the shovel.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BIG BLAZE AT HARDEN. TWO SHOPS TOTALLY DESTROYED. Mechanics' Institute Badly Damaged. GOOD SAVE EFFECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

BIG BLAZE AT' HARDEN. TWO SHOPS TOTALLY DESTROYED. Mechanics' Institute Badly Damaged. ; . ! GOOD SAVE EFFECTED. One of the biggest conflagrations seen al Hansen for a long time broke otrt at three o'eJork this niovn inj? in Xeill which is the p/in eipnl thoroie.rhl'aVe of the town. A bootmaker'.-: *hop. occupied bv n one-lejrjred returned soldier named Avory, w:\< destroyed, the dnmAirc to the com-uis amounting to £250. Avory was a-leep on the premi v.v; and on uwal« cnwi'.'. found hinu'slf surrounded by lire. He hud a very narrow e.seai»e. An adjoining vac ant shon \v;i- also destroyed. The Mechanics' In-t iiute cau.trht alight, and the lire looked as if it would consume the whole block. A lar^e crowd gathered and much alarm was felt. . ,.s C'K/O SAVE. Fortunately a good save was ef fected by hriiniwr the railway de partment ho^e into action, over !00 feet being i --d. Aided by n splendid Mippiv «»l" water, the firenwn and voluntce: wt up a splendid light 'and eve; .all...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HARRY LAWSON CEREMONY AT GRENFELL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

HARRY LAWSON CEREMONY AT ' GRENFELL. The eoniinir Home to Grenfoll eeV obrntions include the unvcilim? ,,: the Henry Lawson memorial, which eercmon.v will be attended by Mis Gertrmle hawson. the poet's sisto:' and other members of the family. Miss Lawson will deliver an address on the life of her late brother.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WOMBAT CONVENT CONCERT. SCHOOL'S SCHOLASTIC SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

WOMBAT CONVENT CONCERT. | SCHOOL'S SCHOLASTIC SUCCESS. At Wombat last night, the liull was ciowded to its utmost capacity for I lit. annual concert by the piuitlK ot till! Convent School, conducted bv tho Asters of St. .Joseph. Vlsiiors 'were present from Young, iHanlen and sur rounding districts. Tile delightful entertainment included HOURS, dances, musical and elocutionary items, ami a well-ncled play. SCHOLASTIC SUCCESS. Thp Kev. 'Dean Hennessv congratu . luted the Sisters and pupils on the school's scholastic success. In tho recent diocesan examination, the pu pils had gained higher marks than those from schools within a very wide radius. Owing to the rapid growth of the work, increased school accom modation was necessary. The Dean thanked the Sisters for thor arduous anil successful work, and the audi i ence for their support. '

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

The Hustlers SALE Right wuli a merry swing went our Introductory Sale, which made prices pale. On Saturday we had the hea viest day's business of the year-and the volume of business done far exceeded pur expectations. BARGAINS IN BOYS' WEAR. INFANTS' AlJl, WOOL SING ILKTS, short sleeves, for .small boys-]/4 each. BOYlV COTTON KINGLETS, in summer weight-1/4 and j/G each. TAN COTTON i,' HOSE, In me ilium anil large sizes, good Eng lish make, with double tops l/G per pair. BOYS' COTOWOLn COATS wlilcli have yoke, strap and vent l):n:k, all sizes-4/11 each. A large variety of BOYS' SUITS In many styles, in Light and .Medium Dark shades; to fit boys 2i to 0 years of age 4/11 & 5/11 Suit. 4/11 & 5/.11 THE SUIT; BOYS' COTSIWQLD SUITS In much variety; .Coats have yoke strap and vent back, or'may be had without vent; to fit lmya fi to 13 years-7/G Suit. YOUTHS' SPORT SUITS-32/6. YOUTHS' RUVX WOOL TWKED SPOUT SUITS, which nro right up to ilii; iiiinuftt--TroiispiM Iiavft Holt '...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NEW EDUCATION SYSTEM. MR. BRUNTNELL ANSWERS CRITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

NEW EDUCATION SYSTEM. I Mfl. BRUNTNELL' ANSWERS CRITICS. Critics of the Educatfon Depart ment were taken to task yesterday by i.Mr. Iflrmitnell (Minister tor Edu cation), in*o{>enliitf the new Jnfttm'u' school at Croydon. Critics would profit much, ho .said, if they saw the schools working. It t hi|d been said that there was too much cramming in schools, but the fact was that the system of mental | tests being adopted at the University and colleges was something that peo ple knew little about. Mr. -Bnmtnell explained that' the system now being employed was <le* signed to find out ihov inherent qua lities of the child. By this means would be discovered the superior child and the type of instruction it was adapted for, as .also the child mentally weak or deficient. The de partment was now ' building six schools to deal with these children uuder this new system.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Fire in the City. BRIGADES MAKE A GOOD SAVE [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

Fire in the City. BRIGADES MAKE A GOOD SAVE j A lire broke out in Orinnn Chm ] bers. Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, a : live storied building, occupied by several firms, at six o'clock last "iL'ht. A number of srirl employees [ bad to make, a very hurried exit. The brieades effected a splendid save I in confining the lire to the second i floor. I : » u.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
U.S.A. RAILWAYS. HUGE SUM TO BE EXPENDED FOR RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION. Viriginia Railway Awards Largest Electrical Contract Ever placed to Westinghouse Company. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

U.S-A. RAILWAYS. HUGE SUM TO BE EXPENDED FOR RAILWAY ELECTRIFICA TION. Virijinia Railway Awards Largest Elcctrical Contract Ever placcd to Wcstinshouac Company. I To increase its traffic capacity and to secure important operating: economies, the Virginian railway has decided to electrify 213 miles of its track lying between ^Roanoke, Vir ginia and Mullens, West -Virginia. U.S.A. This undertaking will in volve the expenditure of 15,000,000 dollars. The order for the elec tric locomotives,' power house, trail# former stations, and other apparatus has been awarded to the Westing house Electric and Manufacturing Company and forms the largest rail road electrification contract ever placed anywhere in the world. The division to be electrified crosses the Allegheny Mountains.' The alter nating current, single phase system will be used. The Virginian railway is a recog nised leader of American railways as regards heavy tonnage . operation, and this undertaking will be epochal in the history...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PARENTS AND CITIZENS' ASSOCIATION. SECRETARY RESIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

! PARENTS AMD CITIZENS' ASSOCIATION. I ? --« j ' SECRETARY RESIGNS. | The threat of a thunderstorm early j I«3t night prevented mahy meiiibfln: i from being present at the meeting of . the Parents aiut Citizens Association | held in the School of Arts, Air. F. i A, ^etden, president, occupied tho ; chair. An apology was received j from (Mrs. AlcCarron. TREASURER'S REPORT. The hon. treasurer, Air. Ci. r>. While man. presented his repon, which showed that the association had a credit balance of £2/11/10, with an Empire Day picnic reserve account with a credit balance of .l7/'2/(j'. The nelt proceeds from the recent social in aid of the prize fund was X'l'D/Vf./S, and of this amount. Air. Oantello stat ed. Clli had already been spent in purchasing prizes for the children. On the motion of lAlr. ('antello, sec onded by ttev. Uapkius. a special vote of thanks to 'Airs. OicCarron, who organised the social, and her assist ant was earrioil. i PRIZE-GIVING DAY. | The hemlmastcr, *Mr% Cant...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BAILIFF AT HHE PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

BAILIFF.,AT HHE PICTURES. : While a . picture show was pro- ? ceedinc at the Melba Theatre, Hay market, George" street,. Sydney, last ; riiEht; the "'bailiff's entered 'arid swit- : lihed off the ltehts. They ejected the audience^ then seized and, remov ed the seats, the sinonia plant, elec tric ifittinus. 1 A. H. Burndtt who it is alleged took fittinjrs and furriish ings.'lcarried. out the removal with a KanRiof eight men under a clause in the lease. A' crrcjit'.crowd en- , ioyed the unique spectacle, though ; the audience clamored wildly.' foi-; :thd return fof their admission mgney.; '

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NEW HIGH SCHOOL. A COUNTER PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

NEW HIGH SCHOOL. A COUNTER PROPOSAL. Questioned to-day concerning "the \ progress ol' the movement to convert j flic* Court J/ouse building iu 10 a much- j needed secondary high school for ; Young. the Mayor. Aid. Rabbets, stat- i od that ho had received a semi-olli chi) Jeffei'. which pointoij out that' the | main argument .against tho proposal i is that the police court ho'use In j Lynch street is too small for holding the. Quarter £?o*sh>ns. If | tin* -COWL House was handed over it : would bo found necessary to provide ! inert .-used accommodation at the po-I !k-«> court, at an estimated cost of ) CI 000. A NEW SCHOOL. ? A proposal which finds favor in ! .i ial circles is to sell tho police I .<nrt building at an estimated price' Of 'Ji'.r.oa. Add lu this the £1-000 it ! ;\.,uld cost to make it suitable for; ijaartcr Sessions, which would be j jhereby saved, and lltiOO, which is the i-iimytod cost of converting the big f.iiirt house into a high school. This , w&a...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MURRUMBURRAH CRICKET.—TENNIS REVIVAL.— VISIT OF PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE. (From our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

MURRUMBURRAH CRICKET.-TENNIS REVIVAI VISIT OF PUBLIC WORKS COM MITTEE. (From our Correspondent). Oalong defeated Cunningham Creek on (lie iattur's wicket last Sunday or tlie Jainieson Cup (which Mur I utnburrah returned to them without /Playing n week previous) by 2S tins. Tiie !C!reek led on tile 1'lrut innings by 3 runs. Oalong knocked ii|> 3i)i' in quick time for threw wick 'Ms, and put their opponents in, man .'nng to <1 ismiss them a few min imis before time. An outstanding leature of the match was the bowling » a 1U year old hoy, Jack Flanery, oi Galong, who secured 1:! wickets lor -It; runs. Scores: GAiLONG-1st Innings. It. Ilorton, lbw b Salmon .. . .las. Morton, c Cohen b Salmon . J). Mnnery, b 'Doolan C. Flyiin, b JamieHon .. \\ .. , 'I'. Hudson, b Salmon .. . . i>. Corby, b Salmon Williams, b Salmon 0 I- JJunker, b Pleeton .. o I.. Klancry, not out .... .. 2G ii. Flanc-ry, b Salman 1 J. Flanery, b Salmon a Sundries S Total 'Howling: 'Salmon 7/30, Jamieson...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MONTEAGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

MONTEAGLE. (From Our Correspondent.) , A team of tennis players journeyed to Greonethorpe on Sunday to. pliiy that .club. Following are the scores :--VV. Sell and IC. Price v IP. 'McDon ald and 'W-. IBeasley, G/2; (Rv (Basham and ;D. Sell v P. 'McDolmld and »\V. Beasley, G/3; A. and G. IBashain v N. Beasley and W. Maher, 6/1; W.* Sell ! and iC. Price v \V. .Mnher and N. IBeas ley. 6/2; iR. iBasham and D. Sell v J. 'Golesby and W. Dowse ."2/16; A. and G. Basliam v Ji >Goiesby amhDowse <i/4; W. Sell and 'C. Price v Golesby and Dowse, 4/®; It, Basliam and -Sell v IDowse and Beasley, A. and G. Basliam v Beasley and McDonald, 6/13; (Sell and Price v (McDonald and iMatier, ? 6'/ll; B. "Basbani and Solly Golesby and Beasley '3/6; 'W. iSell and Price v .McDonald and IBeasley, 6/3. Monteagle: D sets 63 games; Greene thorpe: 3 sets 42 sanies, . 'Moriteagle won by 6 sets 21 games. On Friday night, 14th inst., at tl\e bJill and supper in aid p£ .the Coimtry JVomen'H Association, a...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923

;M f j WEDDING .-A-ivory pretty weddjpir<was cele» i brttad; in :%t. «« ..pimrch at 3 d'clock' tjiis aftorpoon (by the Very Rev; Dean iHennessy, when . Hnnpr Elizabcih 'FoRai'ty, daughter of Mr.; arid ."Mrs. Cornelius FoRarty, of Bur xovfal and Charles \Vh)£Gf'sotv of jtho and Mvs- m»te, otVottjjjt. were -jbined m ilje holy bonds. -.Mrs. Myers.>/a8;matron of :honor,. and w. .Arthur "White." 4beat;raan .* *

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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