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CURRENT NEWS. NEW WHEAT AT BRIBBAREE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

"CURRENT NEWS. NEW WHEAT AT BRIBBAREE. The first load of new wheat was delivered on Wonday last by 3Ir. C. Kturr, of 'fliudilungra. 11 r. Dave Perkins, the Bribbareo receiving agent for the Farmers and Graziers" Volun tary Pool, took dellvory, and says it is a tine samplo of wheat. The load consisted of 50 bags of wheat

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
COTTAGE BURNT. ANOTHER FIRE AT HARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

;j COTTAGE BURNT; ANOTHER FIRE AT E&RDEN.j ,0n Saturday night .a cottage win-' triining four rooma was burnt to the ground. "It "was owned 'by a man namfed Simpson. A mnn named Hobbs, who -worked with' Simpson,' llvod In the house, and lost utl his belongings. Tlio honso caught' flro Ut 3 o'clock in the afternoon, when tho back of u now sulky was burned. Evidently tho nparlts amoulilored nnil again caught at 8 o'clock, -when the cottage was destroyed. The loss Is covercd by insurance.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SECRETS OF STATE. CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

SECRETS OF ' STATE; BY .. % WILLIAM LE QUEUX, . Author of "The Invnnirm of Knfr "Pntnl Finccrs," &c. OHAPTIOH IV. The man standing upon the licnrtli rug sigiied. "I supim.se," hi: said, "that I really lmvc no rijjht to com plain. I clutched ;it llio straw you hold out to me, and saved my self at a cost greater . than the world can over know. I hate my self for it. I£ I had then known what I know now I would rather have blown out my brains than have listened to your accursed words of temptation." "My deal* fellow, I am not Mep ?histophles," laughed the narrow oyeil doctor. v . "You are worse," declared the General, boldly. "You thought mu liodv and soul, but, hy. heaven!' he cried,' you have not bought my family, fir." Weiniiitr^li moved uneasily in hsr. chnir. . "And ?<> you refuse to do this service which I requested of yon yesterday, eh! lie asked, very slow L llfl. A silence fell between the tv/t men, broken only by the low tick ing of the little Sherton clo...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

igagaaBBaaagauLntl^paaaggcasnaaaagBaoGaaB is ® «"~r Let us Wlp you select your. g f XMAS PRESENT ? L V Here arfa few SUBaeotlons; n OIwVSS TOATEli SETS'- por set 7/0 ? SALAD SETS (EiiBlish) from-per set M/G ? . AFTERNOON TEA SETS (English) .. .. por Hot :!2/(i ? . CIjOCKS-Solid Oak, J-'rnni each 20/ . . JAHWNIBItES from-oucli 3/9 . Abo Largo Stocks of ALUMINIUM WAKES In TEAPOTS, I K'ETTLJES, SAUjDEI'A.N'.S, otc. I CAtflVWltS .. from-pair 12/0 | CMlVKttS IN CASE Rut 21/ I ORDER YOUR SCHWEPPES CORDIALS NOW! I J. W. T. CHANT & Co. HOUSE FURNISHING SPECIALISTS. PHONE 25. YOUNG. Public Notice f. & D. NOIilfOYSLE da tiro to notify the pablic that ti»y Have Jtut installed an up-to-<lat« ; Rubber Tyring Machine ;«nd are Bow la a position to Ct Tyrol "WHILE YOU WAIT, .inquire for our prlctia before placing on order elB»w litre. ALiL CLASSES OF VEHICLES IT AUK TO OlDDfflH. aUBBHR TYRED SULKIES A SPECIALTY. F. AND D. NORMOYLE ffrOVM 234 IjOVtZlAi -STREET TOUNO. j-BOO...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

What shall 1 Give ? You will find a«i . « insnoctinrr tuJ to tins ail important question by | at GILBERT'S011 ansoitmcnt of Christmas Gift Goods ' Xvlonitn ir-i;» i1 !tul'u ,ux' s»n>o of them Aylcmtt. II I.iushra ,5/fi, 2l/t 27/C, 30/, 35/. r»j 1 m Brushes . ,r 15/(1, lfl/G, 21/ each. ? " i,""1." ..rnmcs ,1/0, 5/G, 10/, 13/0. Manicure Sets 10/, 18/6, 30/, <12/, 55/. Mnwre ... 18/6. 25/, 30/. gJ101'. 1-'«s : 1/0, 3/0 ami 5/. j r. rSot's 18/fi. 21/, 40/, 42/. i S^iVtif! 1 l> ' ' . . !)/,!- 13/", 1°/ 27/G, 31/0, 3G/ 1 Ut..utiful LinssHnd .Copper Jardinieres-8/G, 12/0, 15/, 18/C, I \?'i;' ,il/B tn (10/- 'Tars. ' 8 Ash 1 ray.-", and Tobacco X JEWELLERY WHICH WILL COST YOU LES^ AT THIS STORE j . £)n,J'?n?}V \ ? ? ? . 3/«. 10/G, 11/0, 12/G, 13/0. ln.it Quality Oct. Gold Ladies' Wristlet Watches, with Golil Alounted Moire Straps .. 85/ Framed Pictures to Tighten the Home. W. F.GILBERT p"oun"° There's No Better Place TO PURCHASE A USEFUL GIFT THAN Stewart's Pharmacy W1I13UB ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CRICKET. BURRANGONG v TIPPERARY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

| CRICKET. BURRANGONG v TIPPERARY. Hurrnngong defeated TlpperaTy yes terday at TJpperary by the narrow margin of ?. runs. Scores: BUURANGONO. IC. Comnilns, o iMctzler I) Lister .. 0 W. -Douglass, b Caldwell 14 B. Costigun, b Rogers "4 'W\ Japrlzza, st. Hammond h 'R. Jones 39 .B. Reynolds, b Rogers 1 Graham* c and U Rogers .. .. K F, Cahll), c Jones b Rogers .... S J. Doyle, b Rogers 2 O. Jones, c Jones b 'Lister .... n A. Metcalfe, b Lister 2 A. Jones, not out 0 Sundries I !> Total i:st> Bowling; G. Stevens 0/34; F. Lis ter o/14, J. Caldwell, -1-/22; It. Jones, 1/31; «F. Rogers, o/<20. TIPPiEIRLVRY. L. Hammond, c .Tnsprlz^a b Jones 20 "W. Ncwconibc, c Graham b Jones 1 G. Stevens, c Doyle h Jones .. .. U R. Jones, b Jones * *J >\ Rogers, c Metcalfe b Jasprlzza 1 Jl. 'Metzler, h Graham 16 C. llenry. run out 1J L. Hanlon, c Jasprfzza b Joues .. J. Caldwell, b Jones .. 2 i\ Woodbrldge, not out 8 F. Lister, b Jones 0 Sundries H5 Total . .327 (Bowling: Costigan, 0/^4; ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

YULETIDE OFFERINGS IN RESPLENDENT ARRAY THE CHEAPEST BY FAR - --^MsaassggEFOR ' MANY A DAY. Men's Golf Shirts, 111 attractive lie slgnn, without or wlth'Collnr to match EA'CH-B/J'l, 7/11. s/l'l. Men's Fuji de Luxe Tennis Shirts, la pleasing Natural Gflreniu) Hltades. EACH-9/11. Men's Fuji de -'Luxe Sport," Shirts* which have largo Collar ami Open Front, are convertible to IButton-iip STdlar, In Natural (?Crenni) shade. B.W1H-il/fi. Men's Cream Taffeta Sport Shirts, IaiKft convertible .Collars. EAOK-8/6 Men's Cream Fuji de Luxe Pyjamas very refined Slumber Suits, In 'nil sizes. SUIT-17/6. MEN'S HEMSTITCHED WHITE MERCERISED HANKIES-EACH 9d SUPER GRADE HEMSTITCHED WHITE LAWN HANKIES-ea. 1/ Bonil's Trlplewear Silk J Hose, Sterling Silver Collar Studs-1'/. impur grade, 111 all shade;,-4/\6 ] Genuine Knitted Black Silk Ties III high grade 'English make 7/C anil 10/0. Cheaper Knitted Black Art Silk Ties-1/11 and 2/fi. Men's Leather . Military Brush Cases, containing 2 brushes and Com I)-8/...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NOXIOUS WEEDS INSPECTORS. QUESTION OF APPOINTING RABBIT INSPECTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

NOXIOUS WEEDS IN SPECTORS. QUESTION OF APPOINTING RABBIT INSPECTORS. The question of the advisability ot appointing the tPJP. 'Hoard's Habblt inpp^iurs a.s noxious inspect ors to the Uurrarigong ami other shire councils, came up' for discussion at Saturday's Board meetinj:, consequent upon the reception of ,i letter from the fioodradlgbee Shiiv cotuu*U on the subject. It was inferred that the councils .wanted n report regard ing the presence of noxioms weeds on any properties inspected by the gentlemen In the course of their duty as rabbit inspectors, ami were will ing to pay a 'small fee for the extra work incurred. Director Crlehton, speaking on beh&lf of Iturrangong Shire Council, said that his council wanted more than' thai. They were anxious to inafto some arrangements whereby the council could instruct either inspector to report on any par >»r«»iar part of rne shir". Director ?McFarluno foresaw (lie dUiHntlties arising from the'.rtaal control of the ofllcers. In his...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

PERSONAL. ? 1 Mr. "Jud" Wavton, porter at,Koora« -watha railway station, has been trans ferred to fiombala as leading porter. . tie will bo greatly missed at ICoora-. watha, where he was.a most popular) .officer. i Mr. iS. ,T., Star, optieian, who is. well known throughout / the Riverina, is I making Young his headquarters for ir.fi south-west. Mr. 'C. McDonell, manager oC the j j Kingvaie Soldiers' -Settlement, Is on I j a mouth's leave o£ absence. j i 'Miss 'H. Adanison, assistant at Oow-i | ra I.H.S. (late of Young) has been | appointed to IBroken Hill (Hiygh iScliool.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MYSTERIOUS DISEASE. ATTRIBUTED TO STARLINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

MYSTERIOUS DISEASE. ATTRIBUTED TO STARLINGS. A largo number of residents of tlie eastern suburbs ot Sydney have lately been afflicted with a mysteri ous skin disease, which has caused intense irritation. It has now beon discovered that the Infliction is duo to starlings, which are notoriously subject to :lice, and when_their nests, which are frequently built under the roofs and eave3 of houses, are de serted by the -young birds,' tlie ver min make their way into the houses. One doctor advises .that starlings bo smoked out with sulphur as soon aa they are seen ^building their nests. These fumes drive the birds away and kill the vermin.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
HIS MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

HIS MATCH. A well-known KJU, In cross-examm-:| ing a witness'who lmd. every appoar-t. ance of having over indulged, askeil'l him-'''Have you been drinking? | '"'.That's my business," roplied tlxe.in dignant witness. "Any other busi ness?" drawled the famous counsel. ..'THE ABSEN'T-iJIINDBD ON®. .. The ProfeBsor was very absent mlndetl, and one day as lie cnnip. home after a,heavy storm in a .VI-ry bedraggled and wet state. his wJf<. mot him at the door. As he greeted hor he made the remark that lie had forgotten his umbrella, und his wife, surprised to think -that lie had oven remembered that he had fortottcn anything, asked him when he had thought of it. "WTiy.- my ,^;Y',nhnc said with a smile of satisfaction, "wjien it'Btonped ralnlOjB i went to shut it." .

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WALLENDBEEN. DRY STORMS.—PRESENTATION. FIRST AID.—MAYORAL ELECTION.—CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

WALLENDBEEN. (From our Correspondent). , DRY STORMS;-PRESENTATION. FIRST AID.-MAYORAL ELEC . TION. -CONCERT. Dry storms ore the order of the 3ny-water for household purposes 'Is getting low. (Harvesting la late this year, a good quantity of wheat and oats has been cut for say. The school plots of oats, hay and lucerne arc -equal to any thing in the district. Miss Morrow .of IVallendbeen was the recipient of a presentation' from hor numerous friends. The firBt aid class at the Wallend bcen public school was most suc cessful this year. The examina tion was held on Friday, when Sis ter 'Reid presided. The prize win ners were-Girls: 1st, I. Loiterton 70 marks; .nd, D. Freeman, G8 mnrkB. Soys: 1st, N. Lewis and H. Nicholts, 70 marks; .nd. L. Dop per 68 marks. After tlio exam ination results were announced, on the motion of N. Lewis and Ivy Loiterton, three hearty cheers were cfven for Sister Reid, A.T.N.A. The prizes were .the gifts of Sister Reid. Aid. Palmer has been re-elected Mayor. ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A SIMPLER FORM OF THE SAME. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

A SIMPLER FORM OF THE SAME.: "I say, Tom, ore you ever ?troubled: .with sleeplessness?" .."I. am. ISomei nights I don't sleep three hours," re plied Tom. "'r pity you, then," re marked Bill. "I've got it awfully bad.(| I've been afflicted now for about two years. The doctor calls it 'nouriu j insomnia paralaxitis'." Tom grunted and then said:- I "I've had it about six months, but. we call it a baby!" ;i

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

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 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. . Tho Men's Shop Is showing a lino lot ol Oilt Goods, such as Shirts ot Fuji, Fuji do Luxe, Fino Zephyr and Tob ralco; Ties, of Silk, in Knitted and [Rubber-lined, also Bats wing Sows; Cashmere Socks In ail the favored shndes and smartly embroidered; Bond's Sylk< Arto Socks in several shades; Handkerchiefs of Linen, Lawn and Silk; smart looking Pyjamas of Crepe and ?Repp; Sock SuspondorB, In dasla Shaving Cream, Braces, Sleeve Links, Suit Cases and .Travelling Rugs. A splen did lot ot New Hats in Greys and other shades lias Just ar rived, and everything is ready "or the Christmas shopping. The tendency to purclinso useful articles is increasing every year, and you'll appre ciate tho service Mr. Edwards ...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MARENGO. CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

MARENGO.. (From our correspondent;). , CONpBRT. The annual conyent school.-con cert proved a (Treat success.' The hall -was'crowded-and visitor^ were present from Young, Boorowa, Bendiek Murrell and Galons; -The Sisters are to .be congratulated for the way they trained the children' ,in such ,a shqrt .time, in fact it is surprising how they, managed to have a concert at all considering the number of pupils who Had measles and lost ' so much time from school. .Some of -the items were very humorous and caused much enjoyment. -Following is the programme:- , Overture, "Bustle of Spring" Miss Doreen .Richens; chorus, "One Happy Day," pupils; recitation, "Handicapped," Miss Irene Kearins; violin trio," "Springtime," Masters F. Glenhen, W. English, G. O'Con nor; action song, "Quakeresses," Misses M. -Cummins, E. Oakes,. M. Williams, iand E. Fisher ; " dance, "Skipping Rope,'?' Misses iE.' Park ;man and 'P. Oakes; song," "Mother;'; Misses I. Kearins, E. Parkman, P.; .Oakes, '-Mi Zimmeripan,...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CLEARLY IMPOSSIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

CLEARLY .IMPOSSIBLE. The study of mathematics is os pecially recommended as a means .or developing the reasoning faculty. "Six and four are how many? asked the teacher. "Eleven!" shouted a little hoy. who had worked to learn as much of his arithmetic as posaiplo "Hum," said the teacher, ahaWnp ma head; "think a moment." "Twelve. -No/ "Thirteen." "Now, whut makes you think it could be .thirteen? Suppose you fcad F^nssed a pmalier number-ten, for instance?" "Oh, no... Raid the boy confidently; It couldn t be ten." . "Why couldn't it?" .Be cause live and five inake.Uiat.

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE WEATHER. HUMID CONDITIONS CULMINATE IN BAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

THE WEATHER. HUMID CONDITIONS CULMINATE !" . IN BAIN. The weather .yesterday \vas .cloudy, muRRv. and unpleasant, with a gocm downpour of rain last night, whilst the highest temperature yesterday .did not exceed DO degrees, the.humi dity was intense. The .conditions were ilue to a very .extensive tropi-. cal disturbance over the whole 01 Eastern Australia. 'Last nights rain fall totalled 55 .points. LOCAL TEMPERATURES. Saturday; Max., 94; mln.,'59. Sunday; Max., 90; mln., 57. LOCAL RA1NFAUL. Rainfall to 9 a.m.: to-duy: Young, 65 points. " ; .WIDESPREAD RAIN. Rain which promises to lie wide spread fell at many parts of tue ~tatc yesterday. ; . *.. f

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WHEAT INVESTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

WHEAT INVESTMENTS. In presentfnR the report, the chair man stated that It wis the first tlmo during a long experience that he could not <to so with pleasure. The outcry In the early part of the year, predict ing a serious drought, led the tBonrd to invest heavily in wheal-more than it should have done. The following slump in values was disastrous, and the company lost about £1 per ton on nil flour manufactured. The wheat purchases amounted to £123.009, and the cost of handing, etc., brought the | sum invested to about £390,000. j THE ONLY COMPENSATION. j The only compenation waB that dis trict farmers got the benefit, and not ! the mill: They had experienced machinery trouble early In the year, but these had now been overcome, and everything was moving very smoothly. The company wus still in a good, sound financial position, and lie expressed the hope that next year's operations would recoup some of the heavy loses. We moved the adoption of the report and balance sheet. M...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
YOUNG CO-OPERATIVE ROLLER FLOUR MILL. ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDER. A BAD YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

YOUNG CO-OPERATIVE ROLLER FLOUR MILL. ANNUAL MEETING OF SHARE HOLDER. ' ' A BA!D YEAH. After halt an hour's hunt by the secretary, Mr. W. E. Bolton, enough shareholders wero mustered to form' a quorum at the annual general meet ing of the Young 'Co-operative Roll»r "Flour Will Coy, Ltd., held in the P. and A. lHall on 'Saturday nfternoon. The chairman of directors, Mr. J.; Foray the, presided, and with him were the other directors, Messrs J.' J. Fowler, G. J. Webb, E. B. Treutt.i and IS. Taylor. Ten shareholders were present. DIRECTORS' REPORT. The directors' report and balance sheet showed n loss for the year's operations of £12,67,1,7/0. This,, said the report, was due to the high prices: paid lor wheat in. the early part of the year, and the subsequent slump in values. A dividend of 3 per cent, to be paid from dividend equalisation reserve, was recommended. In accordance with the Articles of Association, Directors E. B. Trcatt, J. J. Fowler and G. J. Webb, and Mr. T. A. Tester, a...

Publication Title: Daily Witness
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
RABBIT INSPECTORS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 17 December 1923

RABBIT INSPECTORS* REPORTS. |C°onac(|iicnt upon the report or ino rabbit Inspectors, the iBoaril decided to .send notices to destroy to the fol lowing landholders :>Mesars.J. D. New burn. Rye Park; C. U 'Jlowburn, Itug by; D. Perks, J. Gurnoy, It. Perclval of Rye J'nrk: and G. Woolcott, Oa rumbi; also a summons upon Alex. Aston, of Morungorell.

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