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HOMEBUSH SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 18 December 1923
. HOMEBUSH - SADB3.'' AViuclicoinbG iCavsori report, that ?under the inflaence of.'reduced1 sup plies values for good to prime cattle advanced: at 'IHomeb'Ush. -yesterday. Price's for other sorts-were, unaltered. Only 2370 were yardeill. Sheep, p,en ding's totalled ' 27,000:- firm rates recorded1 for prime-' diV ewes but others .were slightly.cheaperj -
CRICKET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 18 December 1923
. CRICKET NOTES. By "Onlools.er." - Bnrrangong carries another scalp at-their belt, nnii that of a team who Inre worthy foumun. They, wore nil .-.ut to heat Tipperary ' by three runs, ISO to 0"27 on the Tipperary ground Jast:3unday. Thtere Is little to choose between the ? two . teams. This Is the second occasion-Unit they have fought out a closo'finish, Tipperary winning the first encounter by one run. This Kind of game, tnii-li team keen to get or prevent- that extra run, is cricket de luxe. Burrangong fielded a very strong team, and Tlppcrary werowlthout the aid of. three or four of their 'good players to give tliuui a kick .along. Not that thoy advanced tliat us an ex cuse-they are lar too cood sports men to whine when thoy are beaten. Nothing la so sickening or so out rageous to tho decencies of Bport as this lame lament. Digressing somewhat and referring to the ethics of tile game. It nerves a team right to get It wliero the fatt ed ealf got the chopper for under estimating ti...
Sir John Taverner. DEATH AT BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 18 December 1923
Sir John Taverner. ? DEATH: AT: BANQUET; iA.-. telegram-, to-day from Melbourne states that Sir. John' T;iverner, ex IState. Minister,.' and' formerly' agent' general for Victoria, 'collapsed' and died suddenly while speaking at: a> -banquet lield in connection with the ''opening-':'of 'A bra'nebiot the Primary Producers Bank at D'oncaster. . A fire gutted the motor- saraco at the. Presbyterian Manse, Moss Vale. The Rev. P. E. Shepherd pul tfcd his J?orU '.?cor. which/was in flames,?out,.q£-thi; bjjildin'i,v > ;1 The ;death\oci;urrea:. $h' Melbourne at \BrjKa&lt;l!er-Gpnb#4l ' rJJorave', W. Danjrart.'the third V" Son ofvth(! lata tt&lt;a II." C. DiinKar;' M.L:C,v.'and, a ,jj$table figure in,t^e-history of the nermanent: defcnco'fprces of'Auji tafjilia.' ' ? ./"i, i§jir. Frank ' Morton," one of- the roost f widely; kns.v/n* writers . ff>r- the Australian Press,. died on Saturday ijijrht after undergoing a surgical operatioB'two days before.:;
"Vic Smith" Cup. GALONG BEATEN BY 27 BUNS. (By Our Murrumburrah Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 18 December 1923
"Vic Smith" Cup. ' GALONG BEATEN BY 27 BUNS. (By Our.' MurrumburraU Corres pondent). Murrumburrah played tholr Initial match-for the above cup on Saturday, and successfully, defended It agalnBt Galons, winning by 127 runs. The win would have-beeir morc convincing If tlio visitors had played tlio match out; for the locals required only 27 runs to wir, outright, with 46 min utes left tor play. IBut- Galong ap parently had had enough; but it is not trii'.lrct. Scores - GA'LOXQ-1st Innings. J. H. I lor ton, b 'Franklin .. .. ,. Iti Jus. Morton, b Sheppard 10 D. Flanery, c sub b Shoppard .. 4 C. j'tycn, c sub b Slieppard .... 2 T. 'CY.rby, b Franklin 4 L. Hunker, b Franklin 4 ?L. S'lanery, b Franklin .. .. .. 2 R. rianery, b McDougall 17 J. i'Jaiiery, c sub b (Roberta .... 5 L. Hush, not out ... 0 Sundries 7 Total 71 Howling:.Shcppard 3/15, It. Roberts 1/3:!, II-rank! In 4/il'6, M&lt;JDougall l/0. Second Innings:-52 QBunker 27; Franklin 4/2S,. JIcDougall 3/0.7). MURRUMimjniRAH. S...
TURF SCANDAL. JOCKEY CLAIMS £6000. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 18 December 1923
TURF SCANDAL. I JOCKEY CLAIMS £6000. : A telegram to rluy from Perth, W.A. states thai before Justice Draper'anil a Jury of six, Thomas- Darcy, a pro* Sessional Jockey, claimed £6000 dam I aged from Patrick Andrew Connolly, a well known racehorse owner, for al» leged libel in inferring that plaintiff ; had been guilty of malpractice on ; the turf.: | The case is part heard.
FATAL FALL. PAINTER'S END. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 December 1923
FATAL FALL. PAINTER'S END. "While a crowd looked on, Thomas i Boorer, a painter, lay dying on some ; scaffolding at the corner of Pitt and I Liverpool streets yetterday afternoon. Deceased was engaged on a new build ing, and fell twenty feet from the coping to the scaffolding, fifteen feet from the ground. Difficulty was ex perienced in reaching and rescuing him, but eventually he was admitted to hospital, where ho died soon after admission. Deceased was 55 years old.
OBITUARY. MRS. FANNY EAGAR. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 December 1923
I , o®mjAe£: THRS. FANNY'EAGAR. Mrs. dfttnny iEagai\ relict of the lute 'Henry (fcagar '(who was a bro ther ? of tilo Hon. Geoffrey Eagnr, Co lonial Treasurer .in the eighties), died at the residence of her (laugh ter, Mrs, 'Bwin, in ,'Currnwong-street, Young, utiout '6 o'clock last evening. Hat-eased; was -73 years .of age am! had resided -in Young fpr the past five year# with her son, llr. Si. iH. .Eagnr, Into ot tl\e Cop-be Cafe. She was born, n "Worcester, on the .Stiver. Sev ern, ,England, her maiden name be ing Alcoclt, and come to Australia, when ,30. years . of .age, arriving'in N.S.'WV in 1879. . She married, at D;irl(ng Point, the >iatq Henry. Engur, anil 'residpd.iU 'various times- in'Moroe and:' other; country*, disti'icts. . The lute Cttrl; Engar child , bedn' a member .or. the N.S.W. lismrt Board tor .many , years,| , jBeceased ^vyas a very active .woi^an all hqr'.lif?;. till 'shortly -be ^orc.'.iier riea'tli. . '/^he .lpaves one Hon juijdi-'two, Qaygtitora,. , The ...
DISTRICT BUTTER FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 December 1923
j DfSTR ICT BUTTER FACTORY. 1' At u meeting of the directors of i the local butter factory at Harden, it I was dociiled to pay 1/6 for choice ? cream supplied in November. This [ will mean over £1500 distributed for the month, which is the largest sum ' so for. The butter 'is of spiemUi I quality, anil soils readily; ,
PIG MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 December 1923
PIG MARKET, Owing to heavy supplies, totallins I 3700 head, pig sales wore held In Syd ney on Monday, in addition to yester day. Prices for prime lines wore i maintained on late levels, but .plain I and medium offerings were cheaper.] I Wincheombe, Carson quote baoUfat | ters 95/- to 220/-, baconers OS/- to 1 ll'o/-, porltors 35/- to Gu/- pet" hoad. | The next .Sydney sales will bo on l Tuosday, .January -8, &lt; '
LOUGHLIN ON PROGRESSIVES. N[?] TEMERE BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 December 1923
LOUGHLIN ON PROGRES SIVES. NE TEMERE BILL. Speaking at Temora, M.r Lou^hlln, IM.K.A., referred tofthe Xe Temere Uill which; he said, would only create (lisLoril amongst people who wanted to live together In" peace. It. could bo said of »5om« of -the best members of the Cabinet that t}>ey did not want the bill Introduced. The Premier's ha mi had been forc ed." It would amaz$ many people to learn that fho Progressive* had un dertaken to mipportfthe measure. It was sorry work-for: the Progressives to back the measure, which some of the Nationalists oiiljJ tolerated on suf ferance. All through the session the Progressives had. proved servile fol lowers of the Natlbhal Government. Thc-y staged several-fthnm fights, but I when it had como'v'ty) real tests they ' had 4\squlbbed." 'Vlhey helped the ; Govcirnment to ,gag.;lhe discussion on ati important immigration agreement, with the result that: the agreement was adopted, and^few knew what it meant. They also! had humiliated themselves ...