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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
IN MEMORIAM. jSFBjaR.-to iovinij memory of our dear father, James Specr. who pass ed nway iXovember 14, 19~0. C.'ivrfeheri memories nre ever with us, to>vl:ig thought* of bygone years; ..'»'And a dear face tilled with kindness, As we vl«w It through our tears; We have lost our truest, dearest. Our best friend, our father dear, -inserted by his sorrowing sous, Bert and 'Laurie. SIPHJBK.-In loving memory of my dear father, who passed away No vember 14, Do upt.ask oie if I miss him, J4p was always kind and true; Never murmured in his sufferings, Xo oue knew what he went through. l>ay« of sadness still come over me, Hidden, secret tears still flow; Kor memory brings him ever uear nie Though lie died Just three years ago -Inserted by his loving and only daughter, Sadie.
CURRENT NEWS. SCHOOL WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
CURRENT NEWS. | SCHOOL WORKS. The following i« a Hat &lt;>f workH i wlhcU tlie 'Education Detriment pro-1 nose curry out tills llnanclal year subject to alteration and amendment if (a) anv new work;* are adjudged nor" urgent us the year goes oti; "r (l)i If the lull amount of money , asked tor by tile detriment Is not i made available:-Marengo. jnents to residence: Mlrrabooka, uca building.
THE BURRINJUCK MYSTERY. Was Thompson Drowned? NOTHING TO SHOW HE WAS... [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
tVllM-----^ THE BURRINJUCK MYSTERY. Was Thompson Drowned? NOTHING TO SHOW HE WAS., -Mr. J. \V. W. Yco, District Coroner, held a magisterial Inquiry at the Vass . oitrt house last iKriday Into the cir ..iimslaiitc-.s attending the disappear ance i"ml alleged death from drown in.'; HI farcy G'eorge Leslie Thump :t>n, ai .Ji'.irrinjiicjk, on 14th July last. Sergeant Smith called the witnesses. 'William lia.'nes, laborer, residing at Cuiriiijiurk, deposed that he knew i M) Ik-ceased, the subject of tills in &lt;iuiiy, for about a month at iBurrin Juefc. where lie was .ulso. employed; .in 11tli July last saw deceased and a man named 'Knnvn go over the river I Inn day for wood In what was known as a ;nmt: on the first trip there were two persons on the punt, viz., lirown and Thompson; saw them came back with a load of wood at 3.30 p.m.; when they were about halt way across the ila-.n on the second trip a man named Join-- sang out to witness thai a man nam»d Urown was calling ou...
NEW SERIAL STORY. THE SEEKER. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
NEW SERIAL STORY. THE SEEKER. By OLIVER WADSLEY. Author of "Tlie KlniU'V "Kculity" &lt; .Ho roused himself with an effort nud shouted for his hoy, a Cafrcno, who appeared in .spotless white, with a 1'lat M-.'ii'lct imji. in a moment fa reply tu his order* the j)urr of a big cur was heard Richard took the wheel himself, iIil' car slid forward, and then ^aili'ivd speed. His house was on the border ot* the uoscrt. As he drove through the crowded, clamorous street*, of ;Calro many people waved to him, and many wo men lifted tne'r sunshades to smile at him. Very few people knew Hich am was married. At first Cairo had I known, hut the gossip had long .since | died down. .So to-day 'Itiehard stood as uu luterestin ^personality to the visitors and dwellers in Cairo. Vet he would have given nil uis income and prosiip* in be .going hack, on fool or in a humble lilt Jo can, to .someone who lov-d him. and waited for his coming u,,'> '"ager Iiands and lips. His house came in sight at ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
WEDDING. KING-BURRETT. At St.' Ktcohen's Church, Philip fttruet. on the uvcninjr of September U'Uh. the marriage was celebrated of Heather Wean, youngest daughter of Mrs. M 1-urrett. of Garthowen, tira^io-sfreet, Hondi and the latu .ic.seoh liurrett. formerly of Euroka Station, Bland, to Campbell H. G., (:ily son of Mr. and .Mrs. II. G. Kiw, of Sydney-stret, 'L-aildford. s»ev. .1. VMwards performed the cer ...mom*. The bride war. ;riven away Ly her brother. Mr. Archie \Iurrett, ;.ml wore n robe of white? brocaded >flk Moroeain. cut tin straight lines, with a simple aprav of natural or arjru bIoH5oiti ax trimminje. "A hand embroidered veil encircled with or? mikc b!o.>.s:>m. together with court train of while ratin lined with pale pink "owette and trimmed with l.and-mado silver flowers, completed the toilette. She carried a bouquet v f white w.rnation* ro:;e«, and sweet .T'im.-j. Mi:v« Jes-sie Unrrett' was br/de.-imafd ami wore an evening ('res.; of i ale ,plnk cashmere de ....
DISTRICT WOOL CLIPS [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
DISTRICT WOOL CLIPS j I At Winchcomb". Carson's wool; saio yesterday, district sates included: John J. Fowler. Grenfell, 28id Tcm pteton and McGauchie, Wyalonc, 25id; T. H. Templeton, Wyalonc, 25d; comeback-Fred S. Goodseli, Grenfell. 2ijd: Hon.&lt;P. McGirr, For bes, 233d; comeback.for S. McFad yeon. Wyalons. 23d; George C. Death, Grenfell, 22!id.
OVERSEA WHEAT POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
OVERSEA WHEAT POSITION. Lindley Walkor Co-op. wneot lt-o. a special wheat report:-Our l«ndon . cable to-day reails: 'IPiircola Decem ber offered «/&; January 45/. Aus tralian trade Improving. (America is hindered by weak exchange. (Jen eral market l» steady. Supplies | available for importers are unlikely , to bo exccsHlve until new Argentine and Australian fa available. Although North American stocks are largest, America offers little. iRussia export ing freer." Argentine and Australian crops are again referred to as the influencing factor in the International markets during the next few months, so it re mains to bo seen whether Argentine will become a freo seller. At the moment, there appears to be ti steady demand tor Australian January-Feb ruary shipments. This seems to in dcate that buyers have confidence in the forward position.
DEFENCELESS AUSTRALIA. REPLY TO SIR JOHN MONASH. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
DEFENCELESS AUSTRALIA. REPLY TO 3IR JOHN MONASH. The Minister for Defence, >31 r. (E. K. Bewdeu, in replyng to the statements made by Sir Jolin 'Monash, said that reasonable criticism was always wel come, Anything that will make Aus tralian people give serious attention to tlie defence problem was welcom ed, but while he admitted Australia's defence was not all it ought to be, lie contended it was now on a better footing than it had been since the war ended. He contends that the department was doing the best it can with the money available. !He could.riot un derstand Sir John iMonash's state ment that the (Council of Defence only meets every two years and then does nothing. On the contrary, tlie coun cil plays u very important part. It is on its advice that the Government was spending an extra quarter of a million on munitions this year. ' PREMIER PLEASED. The Premier, .Sir iGeorge (Fuller, has l-eceived secret information, from Eu rope which makes him all thp more I pleased that...
PARLIAMENT. Last Night's Sitting. BIG ESTATES.—DECENTRALISATION.—P.P. BOARDS.—WAGE REDUCTIONS—MARRIAGE BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
PARLIAMENT. Last NigtH's Sitting. BIG ESTATES.-OECBNTRAUSA. TIpN.-P\P- BOARDS.-WAGE REOUCTIONS-MARRIAGE Bll-L. Ill the Legiisatlve Assembly last right, in reply to a question, Mr. W. 'Wearne said it was intended to pro coed with a bill: this Besslon "for the eradication ot prickly pear. ?Mr. W. 'Cameron asked: "When do you intend to give effect to that part of the Government's policy which pro vides for Hie bursting up of iuife-e estates. Mr. 'Wenrne replied: ''.I am doing so now. and hare been doing so for some time. Mr. ti. iNesbitt asked the Premier whether lie was in a position to mnke ii statement regarding the manner in which the Oovernment intended to carry out - its decentralisation policy, in view ot the turning down ol sev eral cross-country railways la the north. The iPremier replied: "The matter is under consideration in view ot the attitude adopted by the Public 'Works Committee." Mr. Perdriau asked a question re garding the proposal to abolish Pas tures Protection iBof...
BENDICK MURRELL. MEMORIAL HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
BENDICK MURRELL. (From our (..oi'respondent). MEMORIAL HALL. Iii response to a written appeal made by 'Air. 5*. 'Allan, hon.-secretary of the Progress Association, a well uttemled, still not altogether a repre sentative, meeting was 'held in the future Hull on Saturday afternoon for the purpose of discussing the nec essary arrangements for building a Memorial Hall. A number present favored the idea of purchasing the C'ulnrc Hall and making the neces sary alterations to bring it up to the required standard, but the returned soldiers and others favored the idea of purchasing a block of land and building a hall outright, which pro posal was ultimately accepted. The land in question is to be purchased from lAir. John ILyncli. A number of donations were promised, chief-ol' which wero: Mr. G. 'Bell snr £10/10/-, and Mr. W. AI. Cousins £a/'al-., Tiie former, at' the same time, launched a challenge to tho effect that it four others won Id give twenty guineas he would do likewise. IMr. Heale...
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
SYDNEY W.O.O,L . SAL'ES. Winchcombe, Carson ihtri., sold 6909 bales of wool at their Sydney sales yesterday. Competition from >the Continent and Yorkshire was animat ed, and Japanese and American, buy ers bidding *on suitable lots. Values for all merino fleece and skinnings generally were maintained on pre vious buoyant levels, though tender, wasty parcels were at times irregn lnr; prices for all crossbreds were very Arm. 'Winchcombe, Carson ob tained lor Oicardon Bros., Warialda 31(1.: Donald G. Crlchton, Tamworth Kid.; Georiie G. Taylor, Barraba Mid .. John Crowley, Cobbadali, 30d, IC. Jllller, lilngara, 291d.; J. A. "M. Simpson, IBingara, 31d.
WESTRALIAN POLITICS. CRISIS BREWING. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 14 November 1923
WESTRA.LIAN POLITICS. CRISIS BREWING. PERTH, This Day.,-A politi cal crisis- is threatened owinp: to the Primary Producers Association re fusing to endorse the nomination at the general elections of the Chief Secretary am! three other sitting members of the Country Party. The Leader (Mr. Maley) who is Minis ter for Agriculture in the Coalition Ministry, has now invited the Assoc iation to cancel its endorsement of his candidature.