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Little Boy Drowned. FELL OFF BALMAIN WHARF [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
,1-ijyiftle,. B6^:. EJrowned. i-j FELL OFF BALMAIN WHARF The body of Leslie Power, aged 4 years, of Balmufri, was found- float ing near MortViDock early yesterday afternoon. Apparently tiie boy foil off the'wharf and was drowned. The hoy's mother missed him and saw f h urowd ot men running towards the j wharf. # She followed the men, and I was horrified to find that it was her i' own child. ! '
LIQUOR BILL. MAY BE DROPPED. HONOR OF PUBLIC MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
LIQUOR BILL. MAY BE DROPPED. HONOR OF PUBLIC MEN. It Ih staLcil tlmt the 'Liquor ,'Iilll. ha vine been so emnsculnted in com mittee, the Government la practical ly certain to iro no further with it. ' 'Kev. It. !!. 3. Hammond, president «r tin- N.K.W. Allinrce, days the de teat of the motion for a 1924 referen dum Ih not so much a setback :o pro hlbltlon an It Ik a mum serious blow to tin; honor of our public men. Of the members who pledged themselves to mi immediate referendum, only SO voted for the earliest "date- available 10 tliem. The various excuses which were given by tiie others soundeil very much like those Klven by (ier maiiy when she tore up the scrap of paper ami trampled on little Belgium.
A BAKERY BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
A BAKERY BUSINESS. Particulars are advertised to-day of the auction s«le as a jroing: con cern, 'of the bakery business o! Schofield and Dominish. The sale is by order of the official assignee. It will be ivniembcred that early in the year Schofield disappeared and has not sin»' been heard of. There ! was a meeting of creditors who de t cided to carry on the business. Fin i ally a petition in bankruptcy was filed and the *ale of the business has . now bnen authorised. it. is a re- I ! marknble case, and one probably uii- j : ique in the annuls of bankruptcy in : this state.
CHINAMAN'S LUCK. GOLD AND POTATO VENTURES FAIL. LOSS OF £8000. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
| CHINAMAN'S LUCK. GOLD AND POTATO VENTURIS FAIL. . 1X>SS OF £S&lt;m. I In tin? Hanltrunlcy Court oil \Wil I niwlav, i:;li.irk» Worn; S.-su anil Wll Main AVmiB *>i«, lw" t!lilnesi\ traillnK ! ;is U'arlcy anil &lt;'(i" Ctcn times, fcuro I pxaiiiliiuil as ID tin; eaiwu lit tlmlr fi.Slu 10. I (Ilinrkm 'WIIIIK :fiee Haiti Hint not ' content with their moron, In' which i tlujv hail fourteen employees, they I utriiek out in iiiiiilns Hpuculritlon.i anil ] venture*. They lorinixl a Chinese I company. wlilalt prospectcil for ROIII ; v.'it!ii:ul Mlcees.s, anil lost £4000, ami I lost another £4000 In a company ftirm . cii to KIOW potatoes. They oweil
HATRED OF LABOR. Mr. Ramsay McDonald's Warning. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
HATRED OF LABOR. Mr. Ramsay McDonald's Warning. JjOnUoX. Dec. U.-Mr. Ramsay McDonald declares that class and selfish interests in a passionate hat red of labor, have thrown off even tt*o appearance of decency. He Wi.nis them if now successful . in keeping Labor out of office, the ev entual result will be that Labor will be far rougher In mind and temper than that which won such signal vi&lt; lor:cx last week.
MUSIC EXAMS. LOCAL PASSES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
MUSIC EXAMS. | LOCAL PASSES. The country districts results wqre ' announced at noon to-day in :conng& tion with the recent public examifia-:' tion in piano, violin and singinffi^i Ranisod and conducted under the a*us pices of the State Conservatoriunr«>f Music for the Australian Music (Ex aminations Board. ' %+ The following are the local "OHS district results:-^ .? "?'* Convent of Mercy, Marengo:-GraflB" V (Pass); Mbllie: 'OlConnor,: Oakes, |C1are O^onnoi;,' Kathte'aifi O'Connor, Mary Zimmermann,- Thelma Oakos, Augustine;oiConnor. . V.'.-jSi- ' ;? Miss !G. Tonkin, Young-nra^'as-Vr (pass): Mary J. lAIaroneyj-Alice "Mi-is Tunney. >,Gra'!? ,YI"(Pass): ®°y Allan; Alma D. McFadzean. .. i...
CHURCH OF ENGLAND XMAS CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
CHURCH OF ENGLAND XMAS I . CARNIVAL. On Saturday, 32nd Instant, a Brand Christmas carnival with Xmas trees, etc., will lie held in St, John's Hall, Voynjr. The function is beinfc look ed f.rwurd to with much interest, especially by the children, for w'hom a large and varied stock' of Xmas toys, etc., lias been provided. 'Ad mission to tile hall Is free. In addi tion to . the suppilias which Father .Chrlstinns will have displayed on; the Trees, there will be a number, of stalls where useful Xmas nresents can be purchased, including kewpies, yiilluloid dolls, balloons, confetti,'ja^z caps, and a large . variety of toys. Ice cream; cool 'drinks,' etc.'," will'"also be available. In addition, a concert programme Is being arranged. ; T carnival Is -being hell) .as a -nrolliiiin jiry t6 the granil.hi]nun 1; Suninior - Feto 'and is in; aid of^ tbe.1, Mpjneli 'o(;13zjg lund fundi;' '" ' , '
HUGE FIGURES. Sale of Australian Wool. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
HUGE FIGURES. , 4 Sale' of "Australian WQQI. R A dinner.-was hold at the' HotM AuHtralia lust night to nmrk tub/ooiii p!Btt(m,"oL .tho 'State Wool Commit^ loo 'h , work . under tho Iwuorlill ' KCllOIllB; '' ' It ? wfis stated 1 tlmt tliopurchase oF .my othor product over mudo. 'At one titnB--thei^ yn$>*tfeveii% .nifllWn'fe' s worth ot wool. In one store 'In "Sy3-: 'cleurad1 up^6'53 bSle ^ Pf *
A WEEK OF HOT WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
A WEEK OF HOT WEATHER. . In common witn me rest 01 uiu State. Youn:; has passed' through u i week of lint, sultry weather. The : maximum lemyerutures recorded i from Sundav last were 90, 99, 98, 98 nnd 99. At 1 o'clock to-day the i registration was 95. A storm on , Wednesday nijjht wns responsible for | 1 points of ram. Mr. Mares* | forecasts jjoud rain during the week- i ] end. j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
A stylish Murdoch Suit in time for Christmas wear And behind it the good liame of-MURDOCH'S! Tin's is your guarantee that the low price does not ..tie.ui inferiority. The reason for such wonderful value is that each suit is fashioned by experts in , Murdoch's own workrooms, and the cloth is bought direct from the mills. This saves wholesalers', agents' and other intermediate profits. Excellent quality Australian Woollen Tweeds in a ..vide range of brown, grey and fawn shades. Per fectly proportioned designs to suit all lisures. Coat, vest, and trousers com plete-ready-to-wear .. snaaes. Per 59/9 The finishing touch- f a Murdoch Hat Tin's smart Murdoch model, the popular- 1 "Prince," combines distinction and quality at | low cost. Made from pure fur felt of surpassing 1 excellence in shades of slate, grey, beaver, 1 drab and steel with, black silk'bands'and silk f bindings to harmonise. Also in fawn with I dark brown band and light fawn bind- np / | ing (as illustrated). .. .. .. ^D/...
CHRISTMAS TREE FOR RETURNED SOLDIERS' CHILDREN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
CHRISTMAS^ThEy FOR RETURNED SOLDIERS' CHILDREN. A committee.meeting of the Young ! brunch of (ho "Country Women'H Assp .ciAtion. held In the School of Arte .yesterday afternoon, made further ar xanfeements for the 'Christmas Tree for the children of returned soldiers, in tlio Oddfellows 'Hull on Saturday "? afternoon, December 20. SCHOOL HOLIDAYS. All the .schools Jn Young and dis trict have closed for the Christmas vacation, after a 1cry successful year, OAY TRAIN TO SYDNEY. SOUK* time tigo It whs decided to run a passenger carriage twice a week on the goods train which pas ses through Young for Deinqndrille and Harden at 7 o'clock every morn ing as an txperiment. The innova tion has proved so popular that the question of extending it is surely worth thf Commissioners' considera tion. This morning the value of the tickets ptm liuHed by travellers in tills train oxceertod £44).j The reason for this popularity is obvious, and if the service was. madu a daily one, during the surmm-r m...
The Daily Witness [?] FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1923. A CHANGE OF PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
FRIDAY, DBUIO.\FDBR 14, 1923. A CHANGE OF PROGRAM ME. The .'sagging wheat market, and the jjefeat o£ 15a]&lt;lwin in IBritain, must inean?'11; change in our agricultural programme if those who get their liv ing by cultivating the soil are to be saved trom serious disaster. The jpolicy of the N;3.\V. Government in tlie past has been to concentrate on .Wheat and fruit, and now we find ithat- wheat is becoming a glut on the ?world's markets, and growers of cur rants, prunes, raisins, apricots and peaches have seen their dreams go up in smoke with the liTitislx Con servative defeat. Amera lias de cided to reduce the area under wheat by a greater acreage than ever Aus tralia has grown in one year, from «2,000,C60 acres to 50,000,000, a re dilation of 12,030,000 acres. Ameri ca (.an do thi3 because her vast agri cultural activities are controlled by one Federal Bureau. Tlie N.S/W. policy o£ subdividing goad sheep and pastoral country, and converting it into wheat farms, isn't goin...
SNAKE WINKED AT HER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
SNAKE WINtCED AT HER. ihe urentell ladies havent got it all their own way with snakes. A i esident at West End, hearing u chiekeh making sounds of (ii.stress in the fowl house, and thinking it was endeavouring to fret out, went to investigate. Imagine her horror at neeincr the chicken transfixed by the baneful gaze of a large snake's I beady eyes. On adoptim? offensive Itactics she saw the snake solemnly and deliberately wink at her, before disappearing in the long grass. .
HOLIDAYS AT THE POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 December 1923
HOLIDAYS AT THE POST OFFICE The Postal arrangements for Xmas and New Year holidays at the Young Post Office will be as follows:-Xmus Day tame as Sunday-No mails de livered arid no Sydney and Western mails despatched. On 2Gth and 31st December and 1st January, of fice open for ordinary Postal busi ness except Money Order and Sav incs Bank from 0 to 10'a.m. Mails .Sydney, South and West close at J > a.m. Usual delivery by postmen.