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A GERMAN TRICK EXPOSED. HOW THE ALLIES ARE DECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
A GERMAN TRICK. EXPOSED. HOW THE ALUIES.:ARE DECEIVED.. In an article iii tlici'"J£t:ho do Paris" Senator Gaston Japy gives details oE the manner in. which Gormrtn capital escaped to foreign-'countries. . -IjV I says:- ' - - . | "Germany's national fortune, valu ed iu i'20,QUO,000,00(V hns boon trans Terreil abroad. The German manu I faetnrers organised agencies in Swit zerland, Holland, Denmark, and other neuiral, countries, which were given the exclusive iiglit to sell their'pro ducts. Orders sent to the head df-k /ices in Germany mentioned iictitious . prices, which were accepted, rthanks i to the collusion of oillciais-ih the Government oxport serviceo. Goods were invoiced to foreign- agents at HO per cent, of* their real value, so that the foreign agents reaped onor-f jr.oua profits. Meanwhile,-.German I headquarters were credited with no profits, and thus avoided taxation.! Ouce tlujso reserves were abroad, the Germans transformed their* agencies I into*'Swiss, .Dutch or Danis...
FALSE PRETENCES. ACCUSED CONVICTED. THREE MONTHS IMPRISONMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
I FALSE PRETENCES. j ACCUSED CONVICTED. I TIIIIKE MONTHS rilPlWSO.VM'ENT. At the Young Vollce iCourt to day, before the P.M., \'\ C. .Carlyle, alias Joseph Coughlnn, on remand, was charged with raise pretences by means of a valueless cheque. Evidence was given by Alice Bull, hoarding house keener, Young, who deposed that accused came to her place on October 4 and nintle arrange ments to board. (Later on he gave witness a cheque for £7/15/3, asking witness to cash the chequc and take the board money out of it. Wit ness gave him change. &lt;Ho sub sequently left, saying he was soins; away to cook for shearers. Cros.HCxamined by accused: Did not have any wino in the houso that day. Witness did not jjive accused ?>»/' to go down mwn aim get a bottle of wine. An officer of the Union Bank gave evidence in connection with the pre sentation of the cheque referred to. Accused elected to give evidence on oath iu his detuned. -(Prosecutrix, he said, gave him »/» to go and get a bott...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
Suit To Socks find making liim pleased with the whole outfit is some job. . But The Hustlers are doing it every day. You sec, we never forget that a customer calls on The HUSTLERS primarily for his benefit, not ours. It's Hustler's Clothing that brings them in; but it's The Hustler's Clothing, plus personal service and guar anteed satisfaction and big values that keeps them coming. THESE ARE THE KIND OF VALUES THAT APPEAL TO MEN. MEN'S BLACK COTTON SOX-per pair . .. 6d. MEN'S GREY WORK SOX-per pair " .. 9d. MEN'S BLACK CASHMERE SOX-per pair 1/9 MEN'S STRONG HARVARD WORK SHI«TS-4/6 and 4/11. MEN'S GREY FLANELLA. UNDERSHIRTS-each 3/9,4/6. MEN'S FLANNEL UNDERSHIRTS, in Natural and Dark Grey-each .. 6/11 and 7/6. TROUSERS THAT ARE BUILT FOR HARD WORK. AND LIVE UP. TO THEIR REPUTATION. MEN'S COTTON TWEED TROUSERS, in neat dark patterns. Per pair 4/11 MEN'S BLUE DUNGAREE TK&USERS 3/11, 4/11 MEN'S GREY DUNGAREE TROUSRS, full weight .. .. I,. 11 MEN'S EXTRA',,HEAVY DUNGAREE TROUSERS...
TOWN HALL IMPROVEMENTS. SUGGESTED EXTENSION OF VER ANDAH—CONDEMNED AS UNSIGHTLY.—THE BACK YARD FENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
TOWN HALL IMPROVE ..' MENTS. SUGGESTED EXTENSION OF VER ANDAHl-vCONDEMNEO A3 UN SIGHTLY.--THE BACK YARD FENCE. Some of-the, aldermen are of op opinion little more money should' bo expended on the Town linll additions whilstthe present con tract is being cturied &lt;»ut. At last right's Council-meeting the matter 01 the proposed: extension of the can tilever verandah along the whole length of the^building as suggested by a ratepayer to the previous meet ing was*again Sunder consideration, , but no finality ivns reached. The Mayor explained that enough money had> bejen allowed for the work when.the plans were prepared. There was i also the matter of the ticket office at :the east end. To laise th'a to. the full height of the main buildini? would cost £73, but it would make; for uniformity and add considerably, to the appearance of the structure. lie moved that the verandah'be extended and the ticket office raised. Aid. Lazzarini, in,seconding, said it was no use tfoing half...
MUNICIPAL ELECTRICAL STAFF. ASSISTANT MANAGER APPOINTED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
MUNICIPAL ELECTRICAL STAFF. ASSISTANT MANAGER AP POINTED. There was a long discussion at the Young Council meeting Inst niglit on the question of appointing one of the three drivers employed in the muni cipal electricity works to the position ot an assistant manager at a salary of £7/5/- a week. Before tho mat I ter could, be proceeded with, a prevl I bus minute Jind to be rescinded, which was .unanimously agreed to. The Mayor, .who introduced, the mo tion, claimed that, an assistant man ager ' was1 necessary. The . arrange ment would he tor the safeguarding of the council, and was in no way designed to decrease any of the men s earnings. Aid. Normuyle, iRintoul, and 'Lazzarini vigorously opposed the nroposal, and at times there was some Seated cross-firing between the Mayor :,tnd Aid.- IRintoul. 'Eventually tho 'Mayor's motion for the appointment I .'or Driver Robwson as assistant man- j npnr wns ? carried.
POLICE STRIKE. CONDITIONS ALMOST NORMAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
POLICE STRIKE. CONDITIONS ALMOST NORMAL. MELBOURNE, This Day.-Condi tions wore almost normal in Mel bournd yesterday. . Many business planus to'jk down the barricades and ! (.'stored them at' night. The pol iw strike matters were before the Trades Hull last night when it ; was uccided to place the whole of . the resources of the Industrial Labor movement behind the police strike. It was also decided to await the fin-' !?. passage of the Public Safety Bill, now before Parliament before mov-; inn further. One clause inithe Bill; ifakeH it a penal offence to' strike, vfliero, llio essentials; of; llfo ore at; stake. . , ; ; The Chief Secrotary stated to-day, ,'tbat- the number o£ policcmen on strike is between 400 and 500. He1 said that reconsideration is being given to. the reconstruction of ? the police force. SomcoE the best men with yea:-s of training have been dis-' charged '... v . . . ' ' Two Sliocial Constables were go.-; ing 011 duty at Fitzroy and boarded ;'a; ti am, when' on...
YOUNG COUNCIL. A Lengthy Meeting. OLD MINING RACE.—ELECTRICAL WORKS STAFF.—THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
YOUNG COUNCIL. A Lengthy Meeting. OLD MINING RACE.-ELECTRI CAL WORKS STAFF.-THE TOWN HALL. At Inst night's meeting of Young Municipal Council ,the Mayoi* (Aid. Rabbets), Aid. Hintoul, Macadam, Western, Lazzarini, Normoylo, Wood «nd Trcsilian were in nttcndancc.' Aid. Ruir.ble. who is absent from ?town, sent an apology. . The correspondence included a further letter from Mrs. A. Wright on thu subject of. an old mining race. An-opinion is to be obtain ed from Council's solicitor and ac tion taken accordingly. It was agreed to, co-operate with Bathursi tniversity Extension League in re gard to University extension . to country towns. A letter from T. It. McAlister on the condition of Caplc street was referred , to the Works Committee. Hammond nnd Hanlon's application for new gutter bridges in front of now premises was granted. Soden and Glancy (ar chitects) wrote in connection . with the Town Hail verandah . and shop fronts. After consideration it was decided to defer consideration til...
WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
WOOL SALES. . The New Zealand Loan and Mer cantile Agency Coy. Ltd., report: The; market continues strong at thc> best rates so far reached this season. We held a sale of 5,703 bales oh Wednesday, when our catalogue in cluded some very high class wools from the Yass, Barraba, Manilla and Y^uno' districts. All the best fea tures of the market were produced at the sale. The Plumthorpe wool irom Barraba sold to the record price for the season of 3Gid. while SW/Mayvale from the same district equalled the previous record of 35£d, and GWM/Vale View/Yass sold to #5d. At the sale, the following re cord# werfe broken or equalled viz: Merino fleece. (Plumthorpe) 30yd; broken (SW/Mayvale), 28!Jd; Pieces (Plumthorpe), 29?»d; bellies (Plum tbbrpel '2Gid: locks, (GWM/Vale Vjew/Ydst-). 15:,'d.
IMMIGRANTS. Scheme for Their Absorption. OFFER BY BRITISH GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
IMMIGRANTS. Scheme for Their Absorption. OFFER' BY BRITISH'GOVERN ; MENT. SIYCINKV,' TlilaDay.-The Premior Htutca 'that lie has rooelved ; un ; offer l'rom (lie British (Government or as. . sistance in un undertaking Involving ? the expenditure, of money, in Austra lia for the absorption ,of immigrants. .The ?Premier is" securing ropbrtu from the various departments, wlioro'tho offer might with advantage 'be.avail ed' ofAimrt from commitments In the-ordinary, way- for public works. I Dr., JSai'lo Page, confirming Mto Brl-. l.-tish .'.'Government's offer, statcB ho is .confident that, sound schemes' of de velopment would bo evolved through' out Australia as, a direct result of this.generous offer. . 'It was prbpos* ed t6 ask the municipal bodies, prl-. va te persons, anil' companies Ho inako tlielr requirements .known:, through; their respective State' Governments.
MEAT EXPORT. Threatened. Cessation by Packers. LAW SUSPENDED FOR SIX MONTHS. ' [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 9 November 1923
MEAT EXPORT, , Threatened. Cessation by Packers. ." ?' LAW SUSPENDED FOR SIX MONTHS. ' NEW YORK, Nov. 8.-A Buenos Ajrres message states . that following the'protest of the British-American packers who threaten to cease the 'ex'portaticin of - Argentine beef "to Europe biicause of the attempted classification and price fixing:, the Government, hasvsuspended.the oper utiop of.the law for six months. Na tive breeders Had; been.left' with hun dreds of thousands of unmarketable cattle* on, their- hands, whereupon tl.ov deluged the Government . with petitions asking for the suspension ol the' law:1 ' ' - '' ' ' ' *fl