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COASTAL CONFERENCE. Adjourned to Next Monday, SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
. COASTAL CONFERENCE. Adjourned to Next Monday. I SYDNEY, Tuesday At the confeience between the New South Wales' Coastal Steamship Own eis' Association and the maiine stew aids, thej.ittei,putjloi.waid the follow ing claims upon the coastal owneis — An oisbt boui da}, staitmg time to be 6 30 a m , and finishing time 8 p m Ovei time payment at the aate ot 2/ an boui 'JMiese leims weie discussed b- both sides, but nothing was done, and it was decided to adjoin n the conloience until Monday next. It is iegaided*tlial when the confer ence meets on Mondaj an agi cement salislactoiy to both sides will be ar lhed at
TAMWORTH MARKET REPORT. Messrs. Colmore Williams, Tamworth, report:— [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
TAMWORTH MARKET~REPORT. | 'Messrs. Colmore Williams, Taniwortb, ' report:- — ... '. . ' J .. 1 There were good supplies at our New [Year's market on Thursday last, but .bidding. -w as dull and a decline in prices was registered. iStone fruit and toma toes w'eu-o plfentiful and cheap as also were marrows arid cucumbers. Eggs( ?which wei;e in. big supply were cheaper, an'd .poultry, except very prime- lines was loweh !;? Quotations:^; '.Ne'w potatoes 3/ to 3/fi per quartor, 10/, to 15/ per bag:. ; Cabbage 2/. to 8/ per dozen. ? Onions 4/ per quarter, 9/ per bag. . Marrows 3/ 'to ,7/ iper bag. Cucumbers 1/ to 3/ per dozen. '???-?, iLettuce 1/6 to 2/6 pe:^ dozen. , Carrots 2/ to' 3/. per dozen bunches. | Parsnips 3/ dozen bunches. Beet 2/ dozen bunches. Onions 1/6 dozen bunches.' Rhubarb 1/G to 3/ dozen bunches. Peas 2/3 to 3/ per peck. s ' Beans '3/ per peck. ' '\ Tomatoes 3d' to -id per lb. Fi-uit.— (Apples 8/ per case; oranges 7/ to 12/ per case; lenions 8/ to 10/ per'., case. ^Pinea...
BOOKMAKER DIES A MILLIONAIRE Romance of the Turf. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
BOOKMAKER DIES A MILLIONAIRE! Romance of the Turf. The death occurred recently, at his re sidence in Leeds, of Mr. Joseph Pickers gill, probably the best known Turf ac countant in England. . . ? . His turf career was one of the roman ces of the Turf. He leFt school at an early age and became apprenticed to a (butcher in Leeds. He made his first book at Pontefract races when he was 20 years of age, and at his death he was probably the largest owner of property in Leeds and a re puted millionaire. In appearance he more resembled a clergyman than a bookmaker. His clients included the bulk of the aristocracy in the country. . He did a jrreat deal of business for the late King Edward, and it is said that at one time or another he made bets with every mon arch in Europe, with the exception only of the ex-Germ all Emperor. - Mr.-Pickersgill made a vast.fortune as a bookmaker and invested it to such' srobd purpose that he probably doubled Iiis 'capital. ' In private life ho was shy and reti...
LATEST NEWS OF THE NORTH ARMIDALE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
LATEST NEWS OF THE NORTH ARMIDA-LB, Tuesday. Mr. W. McLorie, manager of the Armi dale branch of the Government Savings Bank, was fnrewelled this afternoon prior to his departure for Ashfield branch. The Mayor presided. The annual' .Highland gatheriner, under me auspices of .the Armidale Caledonian Society, proved very successful. There was a procession to the Show Ground, 'whero-a sports programme took place,' while a national concert was..- given in thp. Town Hall in the evening. Metro politan artists were specially engaged for the latter. In his speech at the offi cial luncheon at mid-day at President, Dr. Ritchie, advocated the Government utilising the services of Caledonian So cieties throughout the Commonwealth in connection with immigration. Immi grants would be sure of. a hearty wel come, and the societies could not only see they were properly circumstanced, but could look after their :futuro welfare. Up felt, suro the matter of immigration would hp. greatly assisted in this ...
COMMERCIAL WIRELESS TRAFFIC TO ALL COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
COMMERCIAL WIRELESS TRAFFIC TO ALL COUNTRIES. The French Government has just sig ned with the General Wireless Tele giaphy Company of Paris a contract und er which this company is authorised to establish Wireless Telegraph services for commercial traffic between France and all other countries ot the world. The Slate will receive a share in the net pro fits after the. shareholders will have re ceived a fair interest upon the capital of the Company. The Company has commenced the construction of two large Radio-Telegra-. phic centres, which will be installed. in the neighbourhood of Paris — :one to be allocated to trans-oceanic communica tions and the other to communications with European countries. Pending the completion of these sta tions the services will be temporarily effected by means of the stations at Lyons and Bordeaux, with the assistance of the French Administration of Posts and Telegraphs, and according to the agreements and traffic regulations, which, the Company has enter...
Unemployment. GOVERNMENT SCHEME CRITICISED LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
Unemployment. GOVERNMENT SCHEME CRITICISED (Reuter's Telegram.) ' LONDON, Tuesday. ' 'llie GoNeinmcnt's unemployment scheme is not hems unanimously ap pioved, both eniplojers and Laborites 'being sceptical The latter contend that the scheme is alieady applied wheiever^ practicable, ^consequently a ' fui tber' reduction Trn* w iiseV would -brlive . many woikeis below the starvation line ' -:' Mr Cheeseman a leading industrial authority, says that Hie scheme : is .un likely to succeed, and moie iliicely' to cieate stiife and discontent V, Loid Le.\ erhulmc cbaiacleiises tho scheme as unbound economically;;. Mi Asquith fears it will be impeded by tlie opposition of the principal trades. Mi Gasling, MP (Laboi), welcomes the pnnciple, but says that employers who have not sliaibd out piofits must bo watched lest they attempt to deprive the woikeis, ot the minimum
TAMWORTH RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
TAMWORTH RAINFALL. Following is the Tamwortii rainfall for 1920: January 293 points, February 151, March 18, April 14G, May 30, June* G5C, July 332, August 264, September 288, Oc tober. 334. November 113, December 297. Total, 27.22 inches. The following is the rainfall for the past ten jeais 1911 2G7G points, 1912 2089, 1913 2057, 1914 2412, 1915 1675, 1916 3581, 1917 3176, 1918 1919, 1919 1661, 1920 27212. Following was the lainfall at Dun gowan for the year 1920: — January 251 points','.' '.'February. . 2S1-, jM.nch 1, Apiil 83, May 165, June 806, July 338, August 385, September 289, October 144,. November 188, December 3C3 Total, 3293 points. Rainfall for the past 10 years — 1911 32.42 inches, 1912 21.87, 1913 31.84, '1914 25.26, 1915 23 18, 1916 3612, 1917 31.90, 1918 19.57, 1919 18.71, 1920 32.93. Total, 273.80. Average for last 10 years 27.3S inches
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY Unsettled; Southerly Winds; Rain. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
COMMONWEALTH METEOROLOGY Unsettled; Southerly Winds; Rain. . ? SYDNEY, Tuesday. The., tropical depression yesterday was over Queensland, and stretching to the :: coast. The hish to' the south Ui; very extensive, and steep pressure Drradlents oxist/ this moraine alone the coast, causing strong, squally, southerly winds, rough seas, unsettled weather and rain over 'the coastal and north eastern areas. 'Heavy fails are to be expected. The rain should also extend to the contml'nnd southern tablelands/ and' possibly to the plains. . Indications - still favor strong, -, and squally, southerly winds along the coast, with rough seas, 'more .particularly qu (lie Central and North Coast. ? ?
ENGLISH CRITICS. Ricking Captaincy to Pieces. LONDON, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
ENGLISH CRITICS. - Picking Captaincy to Pieces. (?United Ser.vice.l LONDON, Monday .Doiiglas's neglect of Rhodes as a bowler peiplexes many cutics The 'Guaidian' sajs it is impossible to explain this treatment ot a man who iieaded the:English averages in 1920. It adds. 'Douglas/s piefeience for Wool le- is unexplalnable No good jud^e admits Woolley's supeiioiily over Rhodes to take an important shaie in the attack '? An^ captain with miagina tioiu begins (o see bowling potentialities eveij^heic when 400 is scoied Even Hobbs ?wouid have been valuable t* on Satuidav. , The 'Daily Mail' says: The deluge will* pi obably provide an excuse foi de feat, wheie otheiwise no amount of diligent seaich would discovei one Nothing in to-iiay's report reads more unpleasantly than the statement that Douglas vWUR'i disappointed, with the method, of bis, dismissal. This is not the, first time the English captain has been disappointed this tour. Many batsmen remember the valuable little sel-mon .preac...
AUSTRALIAN TEAM. Board's Selection for England. Armstrong's Testimonial. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
' , AUSTRALIAN TEAM. Board's Selection for England. * Armstrong's Testimonial. SYDNEY, Tuesday The Boaid of Contiol Ibis afternoon 'confirmed-.- Iho Selection'- of the. following! pla-eis to visit England with the Aus tralian , eleven' this seasoht-^Armstrong, Collins, Bardsley, Tayloi', Gregory, Mafiey, Maeaitney, and Pellew. The team' will be composed o£ 15 players. iMailey will not play m the Sheffleld match in Adelaide Andiews will take Ins place as slow bowlei It lsiolucially stated in Melbourne that £2000 aie an si^ht, toi Armstrong's tes timonial t 1 CVIesbis JCiocket and Elder, the um pnes who officiated in 'the second test, match, have been chosen toi llie third i tPst at Adelaide i v '
INNINGS VICTORY. England 157. WOOLLEY 50, STRUDWICK 24. Armstrong 4 for 26. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
INNINGS VICTORY. England 157. W00LLEY 50, STRUDWICK 24. Armstrong'' 4 for 26. MELBOURNE, Tuesdav Only a few poople were piesent to see^lne finish ot the lest match. The day was fine, and the wicket in good I condition. *5 v i f The hundiedVcaine up in 123 minutes When the scoie was 101 Giegoiy bowl ed Douglas,* who had made 9 in 40 minutes , Stiud^'ick and Woolley stole urns cleveily Collins, who was llie othei bowlei, had 21 inns knocked olf him in an hour At 121 R.dei ic placed Giegoryi Stiud\ack got Joi-r fiom a cut off Collins, making bun 3 0 The rcorc had gone to 111 when Armstrong relieved Collins, and Strud wick was caught by Oldfield for 24 Armstrong bowled leg theory to Wool Jey, who jumped out and lilt him to the leg fence. The same shot brought'- the score to ,150 in ISO minutes. Then Woolley was bowled 'b- Rjdor lie bad played a fine innings in despairing cii cuni'-tances Paikm covpi diove Aim sliong foi Xoui, bat was caught next ovei by Taj'.oi, and the innings closed I...
THE TURF. FIXTURES. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
THE TURF. / FIXTURE8. jAnuaryT 7, 8 — Iriveroll. ill, 12.— Bingara. ,18, 10— Tamworth ' 20— N and N \V D It Association a I Tamworth. 2C, 27.— Glen Innes. 2G, '27— Weiris Creek 26_Wfllala (Bocg.ibn), AH Heights. 26 ? Ban aba Hibernian All Heights. 20 — Guyi .i All Heights.. | - FEBRUARY. ,]f 2 — Werns Cieek (GF.). ,2, 3.— Uralla. ,2, 3— Murruiundi (GF) 1 9, 10 — Aimidale Cup Meeting - ? 'lG, 17— Quirindi 24, 23— Walcha Picnic ( ? (By 'Poitrel.' A REMINDER. ' i Nominations foi the Tamwoith Jockey Club's big Summei Meeting close to day Tull particulars appealed in -cs- t.erday's issue of this paper. 'n and n.wd.r a. meeting. The Northern and North-westein Bis tucts Raojng Asoscialion is out with a Ipioguunme ol five events to be am off c n the T.inn\ oi th U.icecoui se On rnui s d.i- J.inu.i - 20, the d.iy lollowing the iT.imwoith JoLkej Club's big meeting 'Nominations close with the Seciotary, Mi A J Johnston. Tamworth, oi with .Mr U G 11 Read, Societal y of T,im ,-rtoith Jockey Club...
THE WEATHER. END OF HEAT WAVE. Drop of 30 Degrees. WEST MAITLAND, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 5 January 1921
THE WEATHER. . .- END OF HEAT WAVE. 7-t. ? Drop of 30 Degrees. WEST MAITLAND, Tuesday. After a week of extreme heat, a wel come change occurred- ypsterday. the temperature dropping 30 degrees. Light rain set. in yesterday, and continued, at intervals throughout the night and to day. ' The ra'nrall un to n a.m. to-day wsis: West. Mailland 20 jiriints, Rnvmnnd Ter rnre nn, Clnrpncp Town 15fi, Patp'-son 115. Rlrouil 1G8, Forster 120, Uulahde- ' lull 230 Gloucester C5. I