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KENSINGTON. TO-DAY'S PONY WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923
KENSINGTON. TO-DAY'S PONY WINNERS. iIlacOB were held at Kensington to day. Results: 14.0 HANDICAP-5 furs. tfENNYiETTE, 9;U> .. .. .1 .... 1' iSchnapper, 10.5 .. .. ... ... ... .. 2 Ileen 'Wood,'7.7 3 Winner, 8/1. JFLYING HANDICAPrr-51 furs. First Division. /WANDEEN, 7.10 .. 1 iCautlous IBoy, 8.2 .. .. .. .. .. 2i 'Foxy.>8.9 .. .. .. .. .. 3 ' .Winner, 7/2. Second Division. ?URSTART, 7.10 .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 Dora Ohipilly, 7.9 ... .. :. ... .. -2 All Irish 7.9 .. .. ... .. ... .. ... .... -S', .Winner, 2/1'. Thir.d.iDlvlaon. ? AYRA1NTE,' 7.7 . . . . .. .. .. ... 1 iForlorn Hope, 7.7 2 Brown Bread, 7:8 . . 3 Winner,; 10/lC . Fourth ^Division. AlLBRTFUfL, 7.7 .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 'Bfaw (Laddie, ,7.7 .. .. ;.. .. .. . .2 Miss Dighton, 7.7 .. .. .. .. .. 3 ! Winner, -8/1. ; - ..14.1 ,.furs. igPARK:GA!P,,8.7.. 1' Brliicess "Lucretla, 9.1 «. .2 IBonzonette/Sil'.. :. .. .. .. ..' 3
SHOPS DESTROYED. RUMOR OF KU KLUX KLAN ACTIVITY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923
SHOPS DESTROYED. RUMOR OF KU KLUX KLAN ACTIVITY. A cable to-day from Auckland says ?that four shops In the city were burn ed to the ground last night. The occupier of one of the burnt buildings states that a few weeks ago a stranger callod on 'him saying: I nni connected with the 'Ku Klux Klan. These four shopB are going to be burned 'to the ground. Toko warn '"tIio stranger vanished after giv ing the warning.
"JAZZ" A DISEASE. CONDUCTOR AND TRIVIAL MUSIC WHY HE RESIGNED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923
".SPg?' A DISEASE. CONDUCTOR AND.TRIVIAL MUSIC . WHY . IHlES .(HJGSEGNI3D. .Resigning his conductorshlp. of tl»e .Harrogate Municipal Orchestra, Mr. Howard Carr lias given as one of his reasons his objection to playing "tri vial", music. He; told a "Daily Mail" reporter that, he considered light oper ntic music such as is (found in certain musical comedies too trivial to be.pre sented 'by.a.iniisician ofiiiis'iknpwlijge and experience. ' lHe "declared also that "jazz" is a disease-a form of neurasthenia. "I could- not ask my orchestra, which is 40 . strong and one of the best in the north of JEnglarid,'to play what, in my view, is .nottgoo'd^hraslc,'! he said. "Music ;that iis^played Un:. res taurants uhd.hinemus isn't fit, for the concert -liall. -1 am a : compospr :ol light bperiitic. music, and:'I -wflsnutte willing to-arid,I rtid-iplay.good:iligf}it music;: but'I would;nDt;Play,r!il)biBh. The primary .purpose .of music is to uplift people mentally, \ niorally, anr| spiritually-n...
SEVEN TIMES MARRIED. WOMAN'S FIVE WEDDING RINGS ON ONE HAND. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923
SEVEN TIMES .MARRIED. WOMAN'S FIVE WEDDING RINGS ON ONE HAND. Mrs. Jane Rebecca 'Williams, IS, of .Cosliam, ..Hampshire, lias just married her seventh husband, ©he is a na tive ol London. The marriage-took place at (Portsmouth Register Office, and the bridegroom was Frederick ?Sydney Wh'all, 63, a widower and a carpenter. Her last "husband" was - convicted»o['bigamy. 'She now wears' ? five wedding ri^gs on her left hand and two on her. right. The last three ceremonies have taken place within G years. After her marriage Mrs. .Wliall said: I have known him for nearly a year. He has brought sun shine into my home and will attend to my garden which . I. value very much.
BOBBED HAIR AND HUSBANDS. DO THEY GO TOGETHER? [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923
BOBBED HAIR AND HUSBANDS.' DO THEY GO TOGETHER? "All women who wisli to keep their husbands should have :their hail'bob bed," declared Judge Tjionuis Gra ham, the i';imous divorce judge, who is known as the "gi eat reconciler" in 'Stui Francisco. "The .only way a wife can keep a husband nowadays-, s to make herself attractive," lie ox-' plains. a|Husbands do not like wives with bedraggled hair.'" Bobbed hair was introduced over two years ago, yet no bdhbed-haired. wife has ; applied to- Judge Graham for a divorce. Significantly enough, "the other woman"-the woman whose alluring appearance has over whelmed the scruples of somebody's husband-has frequently possessed this type of coiffure. COURTING DISASTER. i To dismiss the judge's conclusions as absurd would be a 'mistake. To interpret them too literally would probably bring disaster. Bobbed uair would not suit every woman. A sallow complexloned, a t'jiu'g, angu lar face, a stout figure-none of' these allied to such a coiffure, would...
WOMAN WITH REVOLVER. FIRES THREE SHOTS. EXCITING STREET INCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 12 December 1923
WOMAN WITH REVOLVER. FIRES THREE SHOTS. EXCITING.STREET INCIDENT. A Rockhampton telegram says that a sensational incident occurred at Mount Morgan last night. A *»vonian who is of Russian' descent, was seen stalking up and dowtt the street armed with a revolver. ''A .large drowd gathered, but when tne> woman after several 'fast ,walks .up and down the footpath suddenly, turn ul and*fired three rapid shots in the air. the street emptied in a few sec onds. Tho police Sergeant tact fully disarmed the excited woman ar.d took her to the lock-up.- There? it was found she had sixteen live' cartridges on her, besides three in the weapon.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923
GROCERIES,-| *?J ITE MA99ESH 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 the chances are that Inside of two i 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. Tlio -Men's Shop Is showing a fine lot of Gift Goods, HUCIi as Shirts of Fuji, Fuji ilu Luxe, Fluo Zephyr anil Tob ralco; Ties of Slllt, in Knitted anil Rubber-lined, also JJals wing 'Bows; iCashine'ro Socks In all the favored pluulcu anil smartly embroidered; Dond's Syllt^ Arto Socks In several shades; Handkerchiefs of Linen, ILnwn and Silk; smart looking Pyjamas of Crepe and Itepp; Sock Suspenders, In Uasia Sliaving Cream, Ilracca, SJeovo Links, Suit Ciises and Travelling Rugs. A splen did lot of New Hats in Greys and other shades lias just ar rived, and everything is ready for tlio Cliristmus shopping. The tendency to. purchase useful articles Is increasing every year, and you'll ...
BURNT BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923
BURNT BABY. A telegram to-day frpm (Brisbane states that a sensation \yas caused at Longreach by 'the' discovery of the eUarred body of a newly-born infant, which had been wrapped in new? paper. A post mortem, examination failed to ' disclose; whether deaths^oc currod- beforc'-belng- burnt- or-wlxothor tlip child :h(id been-burnt; t^ death. t
SUITCASE TRAGEDY The Strangled Baby. TWO WOMEN FOR TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923
SUITCASE TRAGEDY The Strangled Baby. TWO "WOMEN FOR TRI AL. Tho Attorney-General has arranged for special sittings ^ of the Central iCriihlnal -Court to open' next Thurs day for the.trial.of (Sarah Boyd, aged 39, .and Jean- Oliver,, aged 33, in- con nection with the alleged murder, of a baby,' found lii a suitcase recently., The women liuvelTieen "unaljle" to se cure bail,, and. the.ordinary .sittings of tjie court' would not'olion till -urn March. .
SECRETS OF STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923
SECRETS OF STATE. BY 'WILLIAM LE QUEUX, Author of "The Invasion of Eng land," "Fatal l''iHirers," &c. "Then let me spunk a little! more/ plainly," he said rapidly, his .strange / elo.se-.set eyos staring into hers an- \ til she quivered beneath his cold, hard jraze. "You have recently be conic acquainted with Walter Feth- . erston. You met him at Hum-its', six months ajro, and on Monday last he .l.unched with you up nl 'j\Ioni fieth. Aftej* luncheon, you met him in the garden of the hotel and- . "How do you know all this," she ffasc^ yet, fascinated by hit* jraze. "My dear yountf lady/' he laugh ed, "j'l is my business to know cer tain things-thut i.s one of them." She held her breath for a mom ent. "And pray how does this concern you What interest have you in my eha'm-i- aeouaintanee.V/" "A very l;een one," was the re ply. "That man is dangerous to you--anti t&lt;> your family. The reason why I have asked you here to-night is ;&lt;? tell you that vou must...