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CURRENT NEWS. ANNUAL MEETING OF JUSTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

CURRENT NEWS. ANNUAL MEETING OF JUSTICES. ' Tlio following justices were present nt the Court House tills morning nt the nniiual meeting of lor tlio purpose of revising the Jury list. .Mca srs A. S. Wlcklnim, IF. iH. Tout, F. C. -McMillan, V. E. Spnrk, H. Humble, l\ A. Seidell, S. 'E. Scott, D. House}", \V. J. LMI!lur(l, J. :il. S. Gordon, A. 'K Kegnn, T. Siteeliy, J. A. Gurry, I'owderley, Joseph Tunney, J. Dwver, i\V. A. Urqderlck, J. Miick wood'. G. S. Whitomun, E. C. Dun Jev, O. \V. 'Cartwiiglit were present.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
COAL DISPUTE. Unfulfilled Promises. MR. OAKES HAS HAD ENOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

GOAL DISPUTE. Unfulfilled Promises. MR. OAKES HAS HAD ENOUGH. A message from Sydney says the Chief Secretary, Mr.' Oakes',. yester day declined to .further adjudicate in the iMaitland coalfield dispute. Jus tice (Edmunds advised him it was in expedient to give encouragement to . men who refused to honor their pro mises. ... . ?

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

jnaiK'aaBHBBtStlHBMB'aHBBBBBHBHHBBHiailBaaBaU^ m Let «s help you select your XMAS PRESENT m ? Here are a few Suggestions a m OI.ASS iWATEJt SETS'-- per set 7/fi 5 SAILA1) SETS (,English) from-|)ff Hut 10/(1 5 AI-'TEUNOON TEA SETS ( English) .. .. per set. :\2[i\ CLOCKS-Solid' Oak Fncinfs each 1!0/ .IAKIMNHOIIES from-cadi :)/» Also Large Stocks of ALUMINIUM WAKE 111 TEAPOTS, KETTLES, SAUiOBPAXS. fir. CA'RVIOR.S from-pair 12/fi (Wit VERS IN CASE SVt 21/. ORDER YOUR SCHWEPPES CORDIALS NOW! J. W. T. CHANT & Co. HOUSE FURNISHING SPECIALISTS. PHONK 26. VOONO. BABY EILEEN Age 2 yc:r» psd H djalbg, The Powders gave Instant relief Mr?, F. V. MITCHELL writes: " From the birch of my baby, I have i .ui a ruct*. aniious time with her on a«vouni of bowel trouble, am! whea ::::ee months old s>he had convulsions vny batllv, which I was afraid would :u; n to ct$, and no doubt would hav e done so but for your powdiri?, which *.: r. cd most cooliny and soothing, gave almost instant rti.ef, ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
DODGE BROTHERS CARS ATTRACT LARGE CROWDS [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

DODGE BROTHERS CARS AT TRACT LARGE CROWdS [ Judging by the number of persons j visiting the salesrooms, there is an j exceptional amount of interest in the impi-ovements recently made in DodceBrothers Jlotor Cars. Crowds have been calling in steady streams since the new cars went on display several days ago, and the dealer re ports the most enthusiastic com ments on all sides, as well as a large unmber of sales. The appearancc of the completo line of cars, including the touring, roadster, coupe, two types of sedan and three-quatcr ton commercial cars, has been materially improved, chiefly by lengthening and lowering the body. Various other refinements have been added, with the .results that the cars will doubtless be in greater demand than ever before. New South Wales Dealers, Standar dised Motors Limited 276 Castle reach Street. Sydney. Local A'ffents: C. Watson, Young.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CHRISTMAS TREE FOR INFANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

CHRISTMAS TREE FOR INFANTS. In one of the class-rooms at the school, a laige and heavily la'ilen Christmas tree was erected, and around which the little ones held high carnival. 'Master Ronald (Regan wasq an admirable Santa iClaus, and 'dis tributed a prize and a small box .of sweets to each child. The head mistress, Miss' iR'itcliie, assisted by Mesdames Ross and 'Proud and Miss Whealiey, controlled the festive pro ceedings. / ? ; . ,

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LIFE INSURANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

LIFE INSURANCE. (BY A PHYSICIAN). .Many a man gets I"-1 first serious reminder tluvt lio Is murul from the doctor who examines him before lie Insures Ills life. IFacts about him self, which ills ordinary routine al lowed him to Ignore altogether, or to keep in the background of hi:; con sciousness, suddenly iieiiuiro a telling ulgultieanee. His li"art, for exam ple, that long-sufTerin.; servant, is cross-examined and really speaks its mind for once. Anil tin- fact that its evidence may tell against him la often both n surprise and a shock. And so it may bo with his other or gans. His habits of lite. Ion, come under investigation- In the end ho may find himself, from - tlie dispassionate insurance point of view, an older mall than ho thought, and that his "ex pectation of life" Is, a prospect that can only be accepted at his own valu ation oil payment of ln-avy indemni ties. Tills might be <?1 led tile day of reckoning aspect of life insurance. ANOTHER ASPECT. There is ano...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO SUIT THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

TO SUIT THE DAY. "Tell mi; a tale about an elephant," demanded the young man . ot. his favortte aunt. "What, oil Sunday? I'm surprised at you. IMttle boys ought not to wunt to hear tales about animals on Sunday." The point seemed to lie worth considering, nnd ?Bobby was silent for a wlille. Then he asked, "It is Sunday now In Aus tralia?" Auntie thought it was not. "Well, then, tell 1110 a story about a kangaroo.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SCHOOL PRIZES. YOUNG DISTRICT SCHOOL. Scholastic Successes. THE YEAR'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

SCHOOL PRIZES. YOtTNG DISTRICT SCHOOL. Scholastic Successes. THE YEAR'S REPORT. This afternoon there was a largo crowd of parent's and children con gregated in the Strand Theatre on the occasion of the distribution of prizes won at the Young District School, during the past year. The Mayor presided. The Mayor, Aid. Rabbets wijhfiu the children a very happy holiday, ro .that they may come back to school refreshed, and eager to do well in their studies. Mr. Sheehy congratulated the ten cliers on their very successful year's work. He stressed the imparlance of school influence and appealed to the children to never forget their iiiiool. "Let the old school Te your boast, and possess a grand tradition/ He said. On the subject of higher education. Mr. Sheehy said it was the birthright of us all. He ad vised parents when children had passed the compulsory school age U continue sendinc them for their own advantage. TECHNICAL SCHOOL FOR YOUNG. 'He had seen in mo paper a Iilea for University ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE WEATHER. THERMOMETER READINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

THE WEATHER. THERMOMETER READINGS. .Maximum, OS; minimum, 72.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
COTTON—WOOL'S ALLY. Future Possibilities. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

i COTTON-WOOL'S I ALLY. Future Possibilities. I Winchcombe, Carson Ltd., report: j For as fnr ahead as it. is possible to | see indications all point to a eon ? tinuancc of buoyant wool values. | The statement cannot; be made that ; they will-hold ..permanently "oil" cur j rent extreme, levels, though for at | least this season that eKperience ap pears highly ])robablu. In. fact a | further advance is fiuite possible in i view of the broadening. in demand recently noticeable. But the his tory of the wool market is a record of rising and falling prices. De mand is international in character. Fluctuating money exshnnxes and a host of other influences can affect in quiry. Industrial disputes involving a hold-up in transport, fuel and in numerable other items in a country, at the other end of the globe, can be reflected by diminished inquiry lit Australian wool sales. But wool is certainly in a better position to withstand minor shocks to-day than ever before, with its production at lea...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

RAINFALL. oo points (to 9 u.m.)

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TRAPPED IN BURNING HOUSE. OCCUPANTS NARROWLY ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

TRAPPED IN BURNING HOUSE. j OCCUPANTS NARROWLY ESCAPE. 1 A firo, -which occurred at 2 o'clock ! this morning destroyed a shop at t Newtown, occupied by Charles JJodd ! who. with his wife, had some di!!l cnlty in escaping from the burning I building. Finally they managed to I make an exit by a window on to the 1 back roof, the staircase beln& ablaze.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AUSTRALIAN CANNING INDUSTRY HOW IT HELPS IN DECENTRALISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

AUSTRALIAN CANNING INDUSTRY HOW IT HELPS IN DECENTRALI SATION. . When a fruit cannery is established in a country district some hundreds of giris are needed to work in the I factory. A certain number of these girls may be recruited from the country districts round about, but as there is ' generally plenty of work at home for the daughters of fruit-growers and farmers, the greater number of the! factory girls are taken from the densely populated manufacturing j areas of our great cities. These girls nftfer working for a period in the canneries, usually marry farmers or fruit-growers and settle on the land, thus quite naturally spread-, in;; the areas under cultivation fur ther back as the need for land accom modation grows. ? Besides transplanting numbers of Australian girls and women from the smoke-grimed cities to the sunny bushlands, the canning industry, through its secondary industries . of case-making and can making, provides employment for hundreds of men nnd boys in .the coun...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WORLD'S LONGEST TUNNEL. LONDON TUBE OF IS MILES [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

WORLD'S LONGEST TUNNEL LONDON TUBE OF IS MILES The extension, shortly to be be Kiin, of the City and South London tube to Morden will give London the longest tunnel in the world. The City and South London tube is at present over 7 miles long. It is being joined i at the Euston end with the Ilarop j stead tube at Chalk Farm, and with j this junction there will be a eon tinous tunnel of about. 11 miles from Clapham Common to near Golders Green. Of the 5 miles to be added at the Clapham end, 4i will he in tun nel, so that the total length when the work is finished in 1025 will be at least .15 miles. The Simplon tun nel burrows under the Alps for 12 miles.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
GREENETHORPE. The Passing of a Pioneer. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

GREENETHORPE; (From our correspondent}. The Passing of a Pioneer. The death of William Adams, sen ior, at his .son's residence, "I.one pine," Greenethorpe, nt the age of 8K years murks the passing away of one of the oldest, residents of the Innd-a-Greenethorpe. and Koora ..?atln. districts. Deceased was born i:i County Essex. England, nnd came to Australia in the sailing ship 11'iV'l. imding in Sydney in Alien t 1855. Jt might be mentioned that the ill-fated Dunbar left England on her maiden voyage the same day as the Lloyd-the ships passed and re passed each other on the journey, and arrived in Sydney almost nt the same time. It was on her second trip that the Dunbar was wrecked at The Gap. The late W. Adams followed various callings in' his e:r.ly days-fanning, mining, and carrying, etc. Me went to the Ki andi'a rush and pegged out a good claim, but unfortunately had the bad luck to contract what was called in those days fever and ngue and by the time that he recovered, the golden...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LATE SID BOWERS. Impressive, Funeral. DETAILS OF ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

I LATE SID BOWERS. i --- Impressive, Funeral. DETAILS OF ACCIDENT. The "Manning River Times," now edited by 'Mr. J. Sawyer, late of Young, contains dcialls of Mm fatal accident to Mr. Sid iBowers, 2fi, one time employed at. 'Laxen's Garage, Young. The "Times" states there was quite a painful feeling of excite ment in Tame on Saturday night whwi the news was told that»Mr. Syd Bowers, wdely and favorably known in this and Cape Hawkft districts, lutd met with «n accident by a car mishap, and was so severely injured that he died shortly after admission to IMJNLD. hospital, his skull being badly frac tured. Mr. 'Bowers, accompanied by his i two-year-old son and Mr. 'Walter Phil lips, had gone for a run to Cooper nook, and were on the return trip when the accident occurred at Mc Innes' corner. The road, which is a main road from ('nndle to {'ooper- J mml:, is notorious for tho number of right angles. At <mu ot these 1U« car, driven by the. late LVlr. Bowers, evidently skidded a...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

NOT HAVING TIME TO WRITE OUR . ADVERTISEMENT, WE HERE QUOTE SPECIALS LITTLE BOYS' KNICKERS, lined They comH In pleasing shades of Medium ami Dark Grey; toe hoys I! to 0 years- :i/n, H/S pair. BOYS' COTSWOLD .COATS-tlio pop ular Coat fur hnyn II to 1 fj yearn 4/J1 each. A SPECIAI-DARK GREY COTSr WOLD COATS, good wearers and washers-'5/»i unit 5/11 each; for hoys i; to IS years, LITTLE SUITS FOR LITTLE MEN of 21 to (i years, In endless vnri eiy-ii/11 iiml 0/11 Suit. RUBERAC-wlih'li Is « special dres uliik for prolonging the wear of soles of moots-medium size bot tles. Usually 1/-. iN'O.W-4Jd. .l.nrtje olze, usually I'/O. NOW1 till, per bottle. WATCH-FOR OUR SPECIAL XM£S " ADVT NEXT V/EEK. THE CHEAPEST IN TOWN BY PAR. U ia no good for any ot lis to try and convince ourselves that our friends and relations do not oxpect Xnias' Presents. Similarly, don t try and convince yourself you ciin get better bargains IH Gilts than ntMiimforrt's-because you can't. . We know that for certain. &...

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 — 13 December 1923

! TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF. | There was a violent thunderstorm with heavy ruin, at Young hi.-t night. A house in Bellvue Street. Tom «»ra, owned by C. Matheson. a^d lately occupied by J. Dengaie. was destroyed by file. The death has occurred of Mr. John Henry George Wilesmith. gra zner at the Maria river. ll»- w;:* a native of Durham. England, and < arrived in South Australia ;it the I aire of six. The fanjily fitvt moved i to the goldfields of Bendigo. and | afterwards crossed into X. S. \V.,j and took up laud at Cootanumdr.i. I in !S72. Mr .1. II. G. Wd.-n.itii ! .settled at .It;nee, where he fanned j until 180f>. He then eame t«. :he | Madeay. travelling among tin- set- j tiers for such firms as John Si c ;md . Co.. Maiden Bros,, and others. In 11*1*5 |h* bought a property on the ! Maria river, and lived . there npijl ! his death. at the aire of 7!> years. >. Thirteen of a family survive. j A young man, Krnest Joyce \v">rk. 1 ing on the I'ullitop railway run-...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WHEAT CROPS. Champion Prizes. R.A.S. COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

WHEAT. CROPS. Champion Prizes. R.A.S. COMPETITION. The judging of wheat crops in tht* central south west *W the Koya) Agricultural SocieyV three cham pionship eups, valued at *»5 guineas, 20 guineas and 15 guineas, respect ively, was completed :.t Burrowa. The winners of the>i- chief honors of the year are: First: Mr. James Simpson, Weer ona, Grenfell. Second: Mr. M'. Fogarty, Walla dilly, Temora. Third: Mr. J*. Y. Freebairn, In glebrae, Wi'ttamondarn. Cowra. The prizes were offered for the be*3t fifty acres of growing crop. The basis of competition was a series of district competitions, organised . by local agricultural Associations. There were ten of these [conducted by the following societies: Barmedman Burrowa, Cootamundra, Cowra. Ru ,?owra, Grenfell,. lllabo. Murrumbur rah. Temora anil West Wyalong. The winner of each of these automa tically became eligible for the higher honors, and it was these ten prize crops which were judged during the past ten days by*Mr. H. O. Sten fl...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO-DAY'S HOMEBUSH SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

TO-DAY'S HOMEBUSH SALES. TUlrty-ono nunurea caiuo woi-u yarded ut-Homolmsli to-day. Com petition improved, and pricos show od it rise ot at least 29/- on tlio pre vious day's best: rates. ' Forty-four thousand sheep were penned. ,'IBId d!r,gs were more brick, and rates held very, firm, and, occasionally woro higher. -WincUcombo, Carson's ra* ' port. i iiMMVL''''Wi(iirf*ii'~ 'i

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