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RAYMOND TERRACE TRAGEDY. Evidence at Inquest. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
RAYMOND TERRACE TRAGEDY. * Evidence at Inquest. The circumstances associated with the drowning of Arthur W. Hampton, aged 42, Kenneth Hampton, 4, and Mol lie Sheehan, 13, as the result of the ac cident at the Raymond Terrace punt, on December 30, were inquired into by the coroner, Mr. C. Ambler, * at Raymond Terrace on Wednesday. Constable Sweeney represented the police, and Mr. Woodgate appeared for the relatives of Mr. Hampton. Marjorie Hampton, 14 years of age, who was in the car at the time of the accident, described how the car left the punt and plunged into the river after her father had vainly attempted to apply the brakes. William Henry Martin, motor expert, gave evidence that he had examined thej car after it had been hauled from the[ river. He found that apparently the ( brakes did not hold. It appeared as if ' they had worked loose and needed re packing. The car was on top gear, with the throttle closed and ignition out. Though in this condition the car wou I have been ab...
ONE MONTH FOR STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
ONE MONTH FOR STEALING. John Stewart, alias Gleeson, was charged at the Tamworth Police Court yesterday with, stealing one soldering iron and one coil of black fencing wire of tho value of £1/19, the property of Henry James Moxon. Accused pleaded guilty. The evidence showed that accused was in the employ of Moxon, who sent him into town with, cart and horse to buy rations and materials. Accused stayed in Tamworth on November 22 and Mox on. took the cart back home. He after wards found that the .articles mentioned had been tfboked up to him, but they were not in the cart. Accused had sold them to a second hand dealer. A sen tence of one 'month's imprisonment with hard labor was imposed. ?
CALENDARS FOR 1921. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
CALENDARS FOR 1921. 'The Northern Daily Leader' calen dars for 1921 will be issued early next' week. It will not be possible to distri oute all the calendars in one issue ow .ng to the huge number printed, and it ia prcuable tne distribution will extend .'iiroughout the week. All readers, nowever, should have them in their minds not later than the end of next
SHIPPING SLUMP. Many Building Contracts Cancelled. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
; SHIPPING SLUMP. Many Building Contracts Cancelled. --« T~r. ? ' ' ? .- (United Service!) x ' LONDON. Wednesday The 'Evening News' states that a sit uation which is unprecedented has aris en in British shipbuilding. The market is glutted with' vessels, and the slump in freights, coupled with I ho cost of manufacture, has caused a whole sale cancellation of merchant and pus senger steamers. One firm lias torn un fourteen contracts. Others are willing ly paying fines, rather than- see partly constructed vessels finished. Tt is expected that many thousands will shortly 'be added to the unemploy ed. Building costs have taken such a ? mm thiit shinnerN sen no. prospects of makii\g the vessels pay. ? '? .
UNWANTED JAPS. Exclusion Movement in California. VANCOUVER, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
.'-. . UNWANTED JAPS. Exclusion Movement in California. (Router's Telegram.) .: VANCOUVER.. Wednesday The Executive Committee of.the Jap anese. Exclusion League of California, to-night voted not to participate in tho i-assage of laws forbidding ownership of land by all aliens because the League thought it was outside the State's' pro mise to pass laws upon the rights grant ed aliens. A Washington message says that Sen ator Pfilan stated to-day that tho Japan ese objections to alleged racial discrim ination in this country would not bo met He. said hp lind been informed hv Jannn pse officials that general anti-alien .land ownership law in California would not meet the discrimination question.
NEW DISEASE. In France, England and Switzerland. Doctors Puzzled. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
NEW DISEASE. In France, England and Switzerland. ' Doctors Puzzled. 7 ,. (Reuter's Telegram.) '--''??? '??.'? v LONDON^ Tuesday. A mysterious disease called 'Sleepy hiccoughs' appeared in Paris a few weeks ago. it is probably connected with encephalatis lethargica, and is le miniscent of the 'beginning of the Span ish influenza -epidemic. Cases are cropping up in England and Switzerland. ? At Montreal there were fifty cases, one being fatal. Ttfi'.re were four fatalities at MancliP1 ter during tho week end. Sixteen cases have occurred in London during the past few weeks. Doctors are recognising the seriousness of the disease for which no cure has been discovered. They, consider the situatibn at present it not alarminp in consequence oft he comparative scar-! city- of cases.
LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
LONDON. Wednesday (Published in 'The Times.') The Santa Isabel sank immediately. Ships replying to her S.O.S. asked the direction, but received no reply. The survivors were terribly mutilated throu gh being dashed against the rocks: _. The captain, who was at first uncon scious, is now reported to be insane. The 'Times' Vigo correspondent says later details show that the wreck of the Santa Isabel was attended with appalling [scenes, men, women, and children strug I^ling desperately for possession of the boats, which were no sooner launched in the boiling sea than they were dashed 'to matchwood against the rocks or the nide of the steamer. Only one succeeded in reaching the shore. The death roll included sixty children l,Mn.nv of tho survivors are so f right fulb 'rnutilated that they .are not expected t,o live. Immediately, the vessel struck a panic Vnko out nmrmfrst the passenirers, who rushed up on deck in their night attiie Nuraoers plunged into the sea, grasping planks and bits ...
STATE ORCHESTRA. SUBSIDY REFUSED BY CABINET. May Cease to Exist. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
STATE ORCHESTRA. SUBSIDY REFUSED BY CABINET. May Cease to E/ist. SYDNEY, Thursday. There is a' possibility of the orches tra conducted by M. Verbrugihen, ceas ing to exist as a State body in future. Mr. Mutch, Minister for Education, Intimated that it was more than prob able that the Ministry would decline to make available any ' subsidy to enable' the orchestra to meet its debits. A re port was submitted to the Cabinet which alleged that1 the orchestra- had not been able to meet its financial obli gations out of the revenue from recent, concerts. Early in Decembr £3000 was asked for from the State Treasurer to enable the orchestra to ply expenses that had been recently incurred.' Mr. Lang, however, refused to sanction the payment. ol tho amount, holding that with the present condition of the fin ances the orchestra must pay its way if it Were to continue. i ? '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
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NEW ZEALAND TENNIS. Tilden Wins Singles. AUCKLAND, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
, NEW ZEALAND TENNIS. Tilden Wins Singles. AUCKLAND, Wednesday Iiitthe semi-luial lound of the singles, Tilden fuoat N Peach, 6—1, C— .3, 3—0, 0—3 | Wabhbuin beat O'llaia Wood, *G — 4, 1—6, C— 3 ' | In the doubles, Biookcs and Pattei son beat Dicky and Wallace (New Zea land),.— 2, C— 1, .7-2.^ ,i - i ,' f, N s.w. v. N z: yi^ A beginning , was made with the match between 'New South Wales, and' New Zealand. . ' ^ J ' J '' , i N Gregg (NS.W ) /, boat^ Gi ,Aitlcen (NZ), 7—9, 11—9, 7—5. ' '? I' - I P. Allibon (N Z )' beat S Hendeison (N.S.W.), 8— C, G— 1. * ' I A Walt (N.S Wi) beat F. Wilding1 (NZ), 6—3, G— i. ' . Tlie fiiicii of the New Zealand singles championship lebulled — Tiiden (Amei ic-i) beat AVabhbuin (Amenca), (i— 0, t— I), C— 1, 4—0, 6—3
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
RAINFALL. For the 21 hours ending January G, the 'flollowini* records were posted at the Tamwoi'th Post. Office: Armidale 30 points, Glen Innos 3, Tent.erfifild 2, Sln plnton, Clarence Heads 1-15, Kiama 20, Newcastle 20, Bd^n 11, Gratton 3S, Syd ney 9, Goulburn 11. '?
LONDON UNEMPLOYED. Details of Islington Conflict. Thirteen Police Injured. LONDON, "Wednesday." [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 7 January 1921
LONDON UNEMPLOYED. Details of Islington Conflict. Thirteen Police Injured. (Reutor's Telegram.) . ?/ LONDON,' ' Wednesday. Proceedings at the police court, show ed that thirteen policemen were injured in the unemployed attack on the Islift ton'Town Hall.1 - - - ' It appears that when lhe police charg ed with truncheons the crowd numbered 600, many being armed with leaden pip ing. For a period of half an hour the. situation was of the gravest. A youth of nineteen was sentenced to six weeks' hard labor for striking a policeman with an iron railing, and sev eral others were bound ovor or remand ed. One of the latter, named O'Sullivan, possessed firearms and a list of instruc tions, indicating that the affair was care fully planned on military linos.