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A DAY IN AN AUSTRALIAN CANNERY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
A DAY IN AN AUSTRALIAN CANNERY. In the morning one sees the fruit rosy and yellow amid the deep green of the orchard leaves.1 Down between the rows of the orchard trees come the pickers, each with a leather 01 sacking pocket apron to contain the fruit picked, ro that it is not damaged by being flung carelessly into cares or by being left in heap? upon the ,'-round. Once picked and placcd carefully in the cases the fruit is loaded upon waggons and ccn'voyed to the cannery, .which is situated in the centre of the fruit-,Trowing district, seldom more . lhan a mile or two from the orchards. Ktiil bearing the orchard bloom, the fruit arrives at the cannery,; where neatly uniformed girls, by means of special t-;ois, soon dol'lly remove the pits anil cut the fiuit into halves. These halves,' piled in sterilised wicker baskets, are. then conveyed to the first of a long series of machines, in which the fruit is thoroughly washed, scalded anil peeled. .Then a machine, known as "The Grader," u...
PATIENT WHO JOKED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
PATIENT WHO JOKED. Georgo Tiulibnrcl, a well-known Ballarat footballer, when leaving St. Margarets Hospital last Thursday, told the .Matron jokingly, "This place will, do me. 1 can liardly tear myself away." Hubbard 30 hours later -was Imck in the hospital, being the only one out of 20 to . be badly injured when a building in |Footsoray col lapsed. t
LEETON. Grave Trouble Expected. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
LEETON. Grave Trouble Expected. According to Mr. Bucklaml, sec retary o£ the central brunch oE the AAY.U., grave possibilities threaten the future of the 'Leetou cannery and the Leeton Irrigation Settlement Area He says that the employees are be ing told that wages and conditions to regulate employment will'be fixed by the Irrigation Commissioners, and that neither the.JInion or the em ployees representatives will be con ulted. "'!?*
FATAL MOTOR SMASH. ACCIDENT NEAR BAULKHAM HILLS.' [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
FATAL MOTOR >SMASH. ACCIDENT NEAR BAULKHAM HILLS.' A fatal motor ixcident occurred at AY'indsor, near Ulaulkham Hills, yes terday. While trying to pass another car on a sandy patch, a car skidded and struck a otreet water hydrant. It turned two somersaults, pinning six pasengers underneath. Valentino Marshall, aged 21. a single girl, was killed. A married woman and two men' were admitted to hospital. ? The driver escaped with ubraslons.
CHURCH OF ENGLAND XMAS CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
CHURCH OF ENGLAND XMAS CARNIVAL. On 'Saturday, 22nd instant, a grand Christmas carnival with Xnias! trees, etc., will foe hehl in St. John's Hall', Younir.' -The function is beine look ed forward to with much interest, especially by the children, for whom a large anil varied, stock of . Xmas toys', etc., has heeS provided. : Ad', mission to the h11i? Tn 'adi\? tion to the supplies which Father Christmas will have displayed on tlir Trees, there will be a number ol' stalls where useful Xnias nresents can bo purchased, including kewples, celluloid dolls, balloons, confetti, jd'/.y. caps, and a large variety of toys. Ice eronm. cool drinks, etc., will also be available. In addition, a concert programme is being arranged. T carnival is being held as a prelimin ary to tiie grand annual Summer Fete and is in aid of the Church of Eng land funds.
SAY THIS QUICKLY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
. SAY THIS .QUICKLY. 'J wonder 'how many of you can do so- without.atammerin;?. . ?' Betty Bptter boudht some butter, "But," she'said, "this butter's 'bitter: v. If I put it in my batter, ^ ,'rlt will ttiake.my batter bittor. 'But-if a'bit'of'better butter ' AVill but make my batter better . J'll .buy- a rbit.o' betteiv butter. So she bought, a. bit. o butter . . .'Better than ;thebitter Abutter,; ;; And .shemade her .bitter 'batter ' -b'eijter. . jSo ftvvas abetter'Betty Hotter , pouRht a Bit .of ibetterabutter. .:
CONVENT SCHOOLS. BREAK-UP DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
CONVENT SCHOOLS. BREAK-UP DAY. At I Oo'elock on Friday Inst, tT:«* Convent schools, secondary and i»n mary, presented scenes of animation when the Very Itev. Oean ffiemif--y prfsi«lc«l at the break-up function. 'Before presenting the .prizes 1: Dean, in encouraging words exhort >i the children to put into yractiee t!:. virtues instilled hy their . d t'-achers during the year, recommend tug to them especially dtulfulne.^. t>. i their parents In matter** of resp.-n j ami obedience. The Dean then row-1 gratulated the children on tin? s :&lt;? ; «.«>» of I lit? year's work, urging ih«-m j to maintain the high standard or . .. eellence attained. Special &lt;*oiigra;.&lt;!- I lations xvero offered to the? smve&lt;>. . rul candidates at the intermediate ex- ' amination, and to those gaining c -. t i- . fic.iies at tlic; diocesan. examination held recently. After tite distribution of prizes, all i tiie pupils asuemheld to partake o* > a most en...
WOOLLED SHEEPSKINS DEARER Hide Demand Better. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
WOOLLED'SHEEPSKINS ' iDEAKER Hide Demand Better. Winchcombe Uarson jjiu. rcijon, I The Sydney hide and skin mai'ket j closed ' lust week until the New ' Year. Sales will be resumed oh Wed i nesilay, January 9th. | ; At closing auctions, woolled* ? sheepskins were in strong: request | at a frequent advance of 3d. .to id. j per 1)J.|. (Pelts rulojl'firm. iFnll wool I merinos sold to lWlrt. three-quarter j wools to 18i\d., half wools to -lGd. [ quai'tpr wools to 12 three quarter d. I lambs to 173 tl.'arid pelts to i0.1 d. par lb. Full wool Ared realised to 16 three-quarter d.i three-quarter wools to lGSd. half wools 'to 1 'Id., I 10 d., pelts to ,103d. and Xiincolns I to D three-quarter d. !Good to -prime . tallow, .advanced 10/- to 20/- per' ton. Value for other -grades were unchanged. Ex ceptional lines sold to £42/-/- jjer ton, best mixed to £39/-/-, med ium to good to £30/-/-, inferior £28/-/- to £31/-/-.and .broken pack n(?es .$21/-/- to £20/-/-. . . .Prices for light' hides were ...
Broadcasting. LISTENING-IN AT YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
Broadcasting'. LilSTENING-IN AT YOUNG. ILooal wireless amatoura will be iu .tprested ito >learn that Messrs Millard and SonB.tlLimited, :have been appoint :>nfl by -Farmers limited, . sole direct ?representatives at. Young, of tlxeir broadcasting station. illillards are .now in -a' position ,to issue Govern ment licenses an!l to accept subscrip tions for Farmers broadcasting, both of, which are necessary before, instru ments for listening-in can be purchas ed. .The Government ^license costs 10.'-,pel"annum, and-the service from Farmers' broadcasting station £3/'J/-. Itillards are. therefore now in a posi tion to meet the big demand which is -.sura to be felt in this district for wireless receiving sets. They are the local agents for , the Gecaphono fiet. which is the product of the Bri tish General Electric Company. It is understood that Mr. D. David son, of Callitris, Young, will bo in stalling apowerfulGec'apliqne Itecolv irg Set,, which Is snld/to be the moat popular set-in...
REV. K. L. McKEOWN. NEW RECTOR'S FIRST MESSAGE TO HIS PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
REV. K. L. McKEOWN. NEW RECTOR'S FIRST MESSAGE TO HIS PEOPLE. At the services! in St. John's, Young on Sunday, the Acting Rector, -Rev. A. C. fCutts, read the following mes sage from, the Rev. IC. -U McKeown, the rector designate:-"All Saints Rectory,, Tmnut, Advent, 1923.-My dear, people of Young:.-flly appoint* ment as your Rcctor has now been continued, and T gladly take the op portunity of sending you a message at this season* Sty first word is that of sympathy for you in the loss of your late niucli-loved IRector. I can-realise something of what that loss is to you', and I ask your earnest prayers that I may he a faithful and worthy successor. I know that, through your prayers and co-opera tion, a happy time.of ministry awaits me, and a kind welcome awaits my 'wife. X wish yon nil a joyful and' holy Christmastide, and I trust that the spirit of the isoason may bo the foundation of our church life and work. The church is the Brother* lfood of 'Christ, within which we join in.-lo...
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
COMMERCIAL. DISTRICT WOOL SALES. ? WiiK'hcombc, Carson Ltd. report: Our clearances at our Srdney \vool sale last Thursday included HVm, Russell, Grenfell, ojjd.. .>1|U" i anil 32*d; Pcrcival V. Carter, Gren ! fell. 31id, ;28i!cl, 285d, 2Gd, pieces | 213(1 bellies and 24d lambs: J. k. IB. Jasprizza, Barmednvan, 2.)id, 271d,; Fred C. Craso, Grenfell, I 29d: Arthur Shaw, Grenfell, 28tf&lt;; | E. M. Perrott. Bumbaldry. 2&lt;i&lt; 1: ' crossbred, R. M. Hore, Grenfell I 27d, comeback; James S. Pearse, I Grenfell, 2G5d; and Beazley Bros., I Cironfoll 25^(1. '
TEMORA FATALITY. MOTOR CAR COLLIDES WITH GOODS TRUCK HUSBAND AND WIFE KILLE: [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
TEMORA FATALITY. MOTOR CAR COLLIDES WITH T GOODS TRUCK HUSBAND AND WIFE , KILLE: A terrible fatality occurred at 10.45 p.m. 011 Thursday, as n re sult of which Mr. ami Mrs. C. Haw kins lost their lives. They lived in Ariah Park district, anil were Tomora on business during the day The.v said good-byo to freinds at the Queensland Hotel, then enter ed tjie car, and five minutes later they were killed. Empty trucks wore beinu shunted in the station yard, and the car sped alonK Vic toria-streut. Tlio occupants tilil not see tlio train, their vision being ob scured by an ovorhead bridge. There was a terrible crash, and the cur was shattered tu pieces. The ,explosion was heard l>v all the residents In the locality. The truck which was struck was derailed, and tlio brake bars bad ly bent. The report brought a tn Crowd to the scene of the accident, nnil endeavors were made to extricate tlio bodies. The car was carried across the cattle pit and turned over, dir. Hawkins was got out withou...
BURROWA. HARVESTING, WHEAT COMPETITIONS, — SUCCESSFUL FETE,—CASE OF SNAKEBITE CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923
; BURROWS. T J*' (From Our Correspondent.) HARVESTING, WHEAT COM PETITIONS, - SUCCESSFUL FETE,-CASE OF SNAKEBITE CRICKET. Harvesting is in full swing in* the district and from reports some gawd yields are expected. The Field Wheat Competition conducted by, the Boorowa P. A. and II. Association wits judged on Monday lust, the judge being Mr. 1I.C. Stenning (from Temora Ex perimental Farm) with the follow ing results:-W. Thompson 119 points Jr. Muldowney 117 points K. G. Spicer, and A. Percival 112 points E. G. Spicer and S. J. Noak cs 109 points. The Sydney press was represented also Mr. E. Raf forty (Assistant see. of the K.A.S.) was in attendance. The C. of E. Garden Fete, lield on the nights of December Cth 7th and 8th. proved a success, the sum of .'?205 being netted. The stall hold ers worked most enthusiastically and deserve great credit for the able manner in which they handled their respective stalls. | Ilev. F. W. Rettie who has been I indisposed of late owing to illness lef...