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IN 1928. Referendum on Prohibition. PARLIAMENT DECIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

IN 1928. fceferenddm on 'Prohibition. PARLIAMENT DECIDES. Tlie Legislative Assembly lust night conaiileroil tho 'Liquor Bill In com mittee, sitting till this morning A vital lest division on tho ilftte of tho referendum tv«s taken lit an early hour, resulting in Mr. Ley's proposal tor 192S being carried by 52 to Ul. Air. CttoTienian'.s I'urilier ameml ment agan.st recurring referend'Jms was carried despite Mr. Ley's oppasi Hon, by 47 to :1G. Tlie House was still sitting at K2.30 r m. to-day, when about a dozen clauses still had to be dealt with. A move to extend the licensed hours from il p.m. to S p.m. was de feated by to -8, after the gag had been applied, hut a clause compelling barmaids to register was rteteated by 37 to 31, and wiped out of the bill. Seven I'roRp'Mslves voted with tho Lahorltes against the clause. Another clause in favor of compul sory voting at tho referendum after strenuous debate, was carried by G2 to 21. An amendment to oiimimtlo com pensation was defeated ...

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

TO-DAY'S SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKETS. ; Chaff whea'ton, '5/6; 'oaten-, 7/- to 8/3; lucerne, .ll'/S'to 13/6 . 'iluV; 111 'c'erno, small bales, 12/6 to 1"!/-, largo 9/- to 10/-; oateu, O/C.'to 10/-.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TELEPHONES. 4000 Applicants Each Month. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

TELEPHONESJ I 4000 Applicants Each Month. The PostmaateKleneral, (Mr. Oil)* Hon, »tatcd yesterday tbat tolepiumoj arrcas since July have been reduced , from *5,000 to 13,000. Applications are,. Iioivever,-'still coming In lit'the; rate of 4000 a month. .

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

. RETURN THANKS. TV HI. & MRS. rvVIULIA.M ADAMS & ' FAMILY desire to k tho re aidants oC areenethorpo," liutdni ami Kooiuwiitlia districts fur liiuir mnny ItiiulnosBea, tliclr expri.'sslniu ut sym pathy, and rioral tributes in thutr re cent snd bereavomeiit.

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

Stewart's ASTHMA AND BRONCHITIS MIXTURE Sges aKVe||,^ BRONCHIAL 'A POWERFUL LUNG TONIC. In all cases of ASTIIMA and Br.ONCIIITIS will be found most WcE^PER BOtTk^^^TaBLE ONLY AT Stewart's Pharmacy BURROWA ST. YOUNG. 'PHONE 158. ".otmtry Orders uaokod FREE and H6nt tie Same Day. ['Xmas Xmas ? g HELPFUL GIFT SUGGEST IONS.-WHAT TO GIVE HER, WHAT TO GIVE HIM.-GIFTS FOR ALL, g Assam Diwt Couts, Silk Frocks, Peggy Bngs, Parasols, Silk 15 01 nvi:anil 'Hn.sc. Patent or Suede Shoes, Fancy Boxes, Guipuro a !! :mdkcrchlcfs. Hair Urusiies, and Mirrors, Decanters and Hot ? ties of Perfume. Fancy Soaps anil Powders, Trinket 'Boxes ana ^ .Manicure Sols. Hair Ornamenis, Tabic and Tray Cloths, Duch n i1:'-: Set*. D'Oyleys and illaniiors B Ulaby Silk Frocks and 1!ibs, Hals, Sox and Shoes, Assam S'illc n Suits, Umbrellas, silk Shires, Silk or Linen Ilandkorchlefs, g Silk Tics, l'elt Hats, s>i!k or Cashmere llose, Dressy UJoots, g Pyjumas, 'Braces, Studs, Links ami Collars. a a B a a 9 a a g LADIES'...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NO SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

NO 'SALE. "Thi.s, madam," purred the shop man, '!« all wool." "Then why." sailfl tile prospective purchaser, looking clo3i;lv at tlir; small print on the lubel, "in it tullnil cotton?" "That, madam." answered the shopman, "is to deceive thq. moths."--"Beacbcomber," n the "Dally Express.

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

PERSONAL. .Mr.-!. Champion left Younpr last nistht fur Sydney, where she intends to make her home. A number of friends, also members of St. John's Church Council, were .at the railway station to say farewell. The engagement 1h announced or Walter, son of '.Mr. anil I.Mrs. Bernard Kendall. "l.uHvorth," Jlurrumliurrah, and liuse. daughter of,Mr. and Mrs. *W. ('. 'H. Roberts, "Currawong," Slur rum hurrah. Tin: death occurred, on 7th instant, aL U'oiinonna, of -Lorraine Audrey, aged Jl', daughter Of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Williams, of Cootamundra.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ST. PATRICK'S SCHOOL CONCERT. A SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

PATRICK'S SCHOOL CONCERT. A SUCCESSFUL FUNCTION.' The pupils of St. Patrick's Convent ,SU100I held their annual break-up concert 'in the Strand Theatre last , night, before « large and appreciative audience. The first part was devot | ed to character songs and solo Items, 5 iscclloatly performed, the dressing j and lighting Hfleots being delightful j lv fantastic. The second part con sisted of a cantata and drama, the sceiws being taken froia Cardinal IVIsi-iimn's ''Fnblolu," The acting was clever, and the dialogue clear and distinct. The excellence of the pro gramme. ami tile manner iu which It was curried out. showed a thorough ness of training and attention to de tail, which reflected great credit on the Sisters. Some Uiilicult scenes were well staged, particularly the tab leau scene at the conclusion of tlio drama, portraying the sanctification or Agnes, the manyr, who personified the beauty and purity of the Illy flow er. Miss Madge Jasprizza as "Agnes" and .Miss Isobei Tiernev...

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

RATHER WORRIED. ??Jeff had savi-rl up a little money, and when Mutt came over a few years later the two brothers went Into the coal Imxlness. One day .leff bonsht a. roll-top desk, and when it arrived he sai l to Mutt-"The one desk will do the tvo of its. And here are two key*,-tine for you, Jlutt, und one for m(j." , J{tnt took hut .seemed to study 'the "desk. "That's ail right,

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

INTENSE HEAT. The heat wave still continues in land. White Cliffs yesterday re corded 313 degrees for the second , .time this week. Wilcannia and i-Bourke each recorded 109 degrees, j score of other towns registered : lOo degrees or over. Menindie re- I jnstered 100 degrees at nine o'clock this morning, and Broken Hill ?nd Deniliquin each 95-. I

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

HEAT WAVE. After another extremely hot day there WHS a series of thunderstorms yesterday afternoon and night. A violent storm about 7 o'clock!.yield ed a good fall of rain. The light ning was very vivid, and on one oc casion the electric lights were extin guished for a few seconds. Some trees were struck in the direc tion of Kingsvale. .Last night was the most oppressive this summer. For the greater part of the night the thermometer was well \over "80 degrees, ;?he lowest reading' he life 72.i$ (fifalW wus well after mid night. 5;To;jla); was again most op pieaslve.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WHO CAN ANSWER THESE? GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

WHO CAN ANSWER THESE? GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAPER, Yesterday morning tlie first portion of a general teat was given to tlio students of the Young District School. Tho questions below were given yes terday morning. Mr. Buchan, man ager of the (Primary Producers' Bank, is to set another twqlve. Mr. (Buch an Is giving a prize o£ 25/t to the student who obtains the best results; Mr. G. A. t'fintello is giving a second prize o£ l'O/fi; air. F. J. Caiiill a ape; clal prize of .10/0; and Mr. Wood liouae a tliltd prize o£ 5/-. Follow ing are the questions: 1.-Wlio is [Lenin? Who Is 'Mus solini? Wlio is ILord ILeverhulme? WJlo is H. G. Wells? 2.-Who is Mayor of Young? Who is the President o£ Burrangong Shire Council? Wliat are the duties of the Mayor and President? 3.-What are the name of the poll-' Ileal parties o£ N.S.'VV.? Which o£ these parties is in power in the State? To what parties do the members' for this district belong? 4.-What is the meaning of. the fol lowing abbreviations: Do., E. ...

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

BOWLS. GRENFELL DEFEATS YOUNG. Till; first Pennant Shield match of the SuMli-Westerii 'Bowling Associa ton was playeil yesterday between Young anil Grenfell, on the Grenfell green. Three rinks motored from Voting, and after a very close game, Gremell won by 10 points. The vis itors were entertained as usual. Scores: Kornioyie, Selden, (Rabbets, anil iLa:;en (Young) .. 23 J. IBradlev, U. .Bradley, !C. liowurth, ;H. Howarth (G) 2S C'oiites, '.MdI.ennan, fftintoul, 'Stewart (V) 20 Matthews. Mannell, Rabbets, IJotts (G) .. 20 Western. Carrie, Matudaro, Giugni (V) 17 Sclimte, Fordinier, Oliver, Carpenter (G) 22 TOTAli GO T Forbes i'ennant team will be here ne.vt Wednesday, to play_3!ougS

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NEARLY 6 MILLIONS Population of Australia. ONLY 2 PER CENT. INCREASE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

NEARLY 6 MILLIONS I + Population of Australia. ONLY 2 PER OENT. INCREASE. A telegram from Melbourne to-day says that the Federal Statistician's returns show that the population ot Australia on .September SOtli was o.vi'i.Ols. During the year thore has been an Incerase o£ 270,284,'or slight ly over 2 per cent. Now South Wales population is 2,1!>S,2S4, and that ot Victoria l<(ilo, 048.

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

THIS AFTERNOON'S FORECAST. Hot and sultry throughout, with scattered rain and thunder, chiefly in Southern and Easterly parts; var iable winds, chiefly* northerly, winds.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
RECORD WHEAT YIELD. 54 AND 65 BUSHELS TO ACRE. AT COWRA EXPERIMENT FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

RECORD WHEAT YIELD. 54 AND 65 BUSHELS TO ACRE. AT flOWiRA EXPERIMENT FARM. The manager o£ the ICowra Experi ment Farm (Mr. H. J. ICelly) informs us tliat tho harvesting o£ a magnifi cent crop of wheat has just bean com pleted there. This record breaker is named Bona, a natural cross from Hard Federa tion and Marslialls No. 3,\ selected six years ago by Mr. PridUam, at the Cowra Farm. The ground was ploughed on July 20th, 1022, with a moulilboa-d plough, 5 inches deep; It wa's cultivated seven times, using a spring tooth cultivat or; It was. slclm-ploughed. once, and harrowed twice prior to ploughing. There were two plots of Bona, each ono-twenWeth of an acre in area, which were stripped on. December l'O, 18B3, and yielded l<i31bs. and 1951bs. respectively. o£ grain-equal to 541 bushels and Co bushels'per act'e re spectively. , These yields tire tiio highest yet obtained at Cowra [Farm,, and easiiv ' establish a record. - This variety is also outclassing practically all ot...

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

POOLED WHEATS ? FINAL ACCOUNTS. " Tlio final accounts for all wlieat pools,: Including lntorest adjustment, have .been -submitted to tho 'Austra lian wheat iBoarcl.iJjvliicli has been sitting for two daya.. . ... . , i ' It Sb expected the ttnal dlYtdand .vjlH Lbo rteclared .earlr next week. The "net Value ot the Board s export busi ness was: £140,000,000. :

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
GOULBURN MARKET. WEDNESDAY, 12th DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 13 December 1923

GOULBURN' MARKET. WEDNESDAY,;12th DECEMBER. W. H. \/Wherttloy. ;report: ^Mat sheep: Alj'qut 500 yiirde'd, market about, equal to last days ratei Best wethers sold to 20/: ewes to 22s (id: hoggets to'23/-. Our sales included 102 wethers at 2G/-; GO xbred hog gets. at 23/-;: 40 wether lioggots at 20/: CO-'xbred ewefi at 22/G; and several smaller )nt.s at equal rates. Fat Cattle: TGood yarding, principally cows and'.youhk cattle, market unal tered . .-Bullocks Mold to £10 5s and' cows to £9v'5s.'- Our sales includ ed 21 cows and heifers from Rivcr ina to £8 17/6; 55'mixcd cattlc from Urana, heifers to £7 and vealers to £6 12/0. ,

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

COMMERCIAL. . VRITTMA^TCT.NTM KTT.T. Wheat 4/...' Flour £11. Bran £7/5/. PpUara.-£7/5/-.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HIS LADY FRIENDS. How He Entertained Them. YOUTH SENT TO GAOL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923

HIS LADY FRIENDS. How He Entertained Them. YOUTH SENT TO GAOL. A cable to-day from Auckland (N. Z.) states, that George Harry, aged Hi years, was sentenced to a months hard labor and then to three years reformative detention. He admit ted stealing money from 22 subur ban residences, obtaining £60, which lie snent entertaining his lady friends.

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