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"PLATYPUS" SERIES OF AUSTRALIAN BOOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 November 1923
"PLATYPUS" SERIES OF AUSTRA LIAN-BOOKS. : We liitvo reeeived from Messrs Ail Siis and Jlobertson the'-first eight volumes of their new' "Platypus" .series. They mejitlon that of these, seven we reprints of old favorites, but. that or,!. .H. ill. Abbott's "Sydney Cove" 1.5 now publshed for the first time. A liiilf-crowit sorl-es' like-tins' ' IMatypus" could not possibfy luive been turned out in Australia had not .(Henry Ford's methods been applied to its mnuul'iicture by a Sydney, flrm of lMiiitiii's. aiur hinders; : As a re sult over £10,000 worth of work has been "kept iff the country," mul .many Kood Australian books, which had pei-foreo gone; out of print (the eight received liielude live of the best school library mul prize books ever writ ten) will nBaln lie mai|e" available. The snlu of British and American hooks Is much less risky,and'riiuch more profitable than the publication of works' by t\UBtrulhin'writers. An buh and iKobertsou.have, However, (ii "ways tae|Ieved . that,...
BALLOT BOXES. MR. BAILEY'S CHALLENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 November 1923
BAiLLOT BOXES. ME;' BAILEY'S CHALLENGE. Mr. B.i'/ley, CM.L.A.. rcl.lying to ttie uiingaUouH by ilie A-i'-i ? 1)1111,11 coiuiytlttec at Friday nlghta meeting! unld HO far as the slatenioutH concern-1 ed him, tUo whole Miinpr Is a I"T*; tioii and q :frame>ui>. 'He added that He never diacusscd *iu* ordering or making of faked bosea with anytmp. mid he chullongeH tb** «:ominuteo, u i! thinkK ho IK uaHociutud with the faked boxes, to take action against him.
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 November 1923
PERSONAL. .Mr. Jtohcrt Keable, the dlstiuguIsU imI novellsi, whoso book, "Simon Call i.'d I'e(er," created a sensation last yt-;ir, has bought a properly 111 Tahiti, where he has been living for tile pa«t nini! mouilis. Sergeant Christian, of the local Police Department, received newn .from Jiempsey to-day to the effect, that his father,, who recently sustain ed severe injuries through falling from a wharf at Kempsey, on the North Count, is steadily convales cing, and expects to be able to get about again in the course of anoth er week or two. The .old gen tleman, by tile way. is 91 ycuiu 01 age. Sergeant Christian's annual leave begins early next month and he will then visit his father apd oth er relatives at Kempsey. Constable MeCarron, who was ur gently called to Reidsdnle last weofc to see his mother (who had been stricken with a serious illness), is expected to return to Voung to night. The latest' news received locally I'oncernintr the pntient is that she is still in an uncons...
LABOR EXPULSIONS AND COMMUNISM. Special A.L.P. Conference Likely. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 November 1923
LABOR EXPULSIONS COMMUNISM. Special A.L.P. Conference Likely. Tliu A.VV.U. will innsiiler tlie A.I,.P. Kxuuuttve'H refumil to allow the 'Fecl «»r.«I Kxucutlvo to hold an luqulry into (I'm matter of axpulsions. and may docide to work lor the holding of a Hpcciut A.t.T. conference to consider both t ho qucHtion of expulsions and Lfi.» Communist Issue. There appears 1 i be a small difficulty in obtaining th&lt;« requisite backing for such con jorenro. A likelihood exists that al ready there Ik an understanding w- ? ?ween the Communists and A.W.U. 1
REVOLTING CRIME. LITTLE GIRL OUTRAGED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 19 November 1923
REVOLTING CRIME. LITTLE GIRL OUTRAGED. Another revolting crlmu against a child is reported from Weal Wallsend. Haze! Dunn, aged 12, went to gather firewood in the bush with a younger brother on Saturday afternoon. when a youth, aged 18, who lived in the neighborhood since childhood, entic- ed the girl away. Though she screamed and struggled, the nearest inhabitant was too tar off to come to her assistance. The youth has admitted the offence to the police. The girl is suffering greatly as a result of tlie outrage.
GERMAN COAL MINES. FRANCE'S PROMPT REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
GERMAN COAL MINES. FRANCE'S PROMPT REPLY. LOXnON', Nov. 19.-A 1'nrin mos «age states thm General de Goutto Uuk issued decrees in prompt reply to Herr -Stinnu.. ami his colleaKUts latest iiiovo in ordering the closing of certain of their concerns at the end ot the inonih. One decree for bids the wholesale of em ployees under a penalty «f Ave yearB imprisonment. This applied to. all undertakings employing morn than 500 workers. 'In the ease of Herr iStfnncsi It meant nearly a million men would be thrown out of work. The French claim that the Minnea collieries arc Hhowiir-r profits of near ly 100 per cent., on' &lt;»t which the mag nates can easily afford to pay 40 per cent, for reparations.
NORTHERN DISTRICTS v SOUTHERN DISTRICTS. SOUTHERN DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
NORTHERN DISTRICTS v . SOUTHERN ..DISTRICTS. SOUTJiERN 'DISTRICTS. Sielor, . b- .Uorrissey. .. . ! Jackson, b IBell b-Weukley ! Broderick, Ibw b.tMorrlssey . .(..ulliime; c Tledman'.b Weakley. 1 Acliurch, c Hyjnair b iHell .. 'Simpson, b /Bell .. .. .. ? . Davison; c McCoy b ? .Uorrissey t Hamilton,- b- Wells :. . . (Harvey, run out .. ..; Ticknor, not out .. V. . . .. Glacier, run out .. ...... ?Sundries .. Total 110 (Bowlinp: iMorrissoy..3/23;, We"J?e'J 2/34; Tlednmn, 0/9; IBell, 2/%.; Wells 1/16."
COUNTRY WEEK CRICKET. SOUTH v WEST. BRODERICK 36. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
COUNTRY WEEK CRICKET. SOUTH v WEST. BRODERICK 36. Count;} Cricket 'Week opened at tin* Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday. In the match 'Western versus South ern', the latter won the toss and sent '.Western in. Members o£ nil teams were entertained at luncheon by the .N'.S.U". ( rieket Association. During the speeches strong criticism was levelled at the Kducation Department for refusing leave to teachers in or der that they might come to Sydney for the matches this week. Scores WESTERN DISTRICTS-1st Innings. tHoad, c Broderiek 1) Tickner ... 14 Cook, Ibw b JBice 1 J. Deln, o Davison b Tickner .. la Sehofield, li Culhune 22 WMtemau, b CulUane ?>7 Matthews, b Culhane .. 12 iWebster, 1> Culliane 12 Shuniacic. c Glacier ii Davison .. 4 Kelly, c Culhane b Achurch .. ..' 152 .Basselt, run out 10 IH»1I, no&lt; out .. 14 Sundries 4 Total .. . .194 (Bowling: 'Davison 1/3S: Bice 1/1-1; Tickner -742; Glacier 2/42; Culhane 4/27; Achuieli 1/i29. SOOTH DrsTtirCTS-1st Innings Sleler, c...
TO-DAY'S TEST. Will Bruxner Change His Mind? DISSOLUTION NOT EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
TO-DAY'S TEST. Will Bruxner Change His Mind? DISSOLUTION NOT EXPECTED. There was a big attendance at the Nationalist jutrty meeting to-day. .Sir George /Fuller, before the meet ing* would «av nothing beyond what ihe has already said. The Progres sives maintained a sphinx-like silence. Lobby ofdnlon 1b that «Mr, iBruxner will change Ills, mind this afternoon anil vote with the Government, ami that Sir George 'Fuller will then £u«h the Estimates through and close the session as tjulckly as possible, despite all the talk about sitting till Xmas. As sot.n as Parliament meets this afternoon, the Premier will* take steps u> have the Government's posl tion defined. Tiie difficulty that has arisen must be overcome before the ordinary business can be resumed. A motion for the suspension of tue Standing Orders, and for leave to pro ceed wi'.h the estimates will probably be moved, and If permission is re fused it Is considered that the only alternative Is. the Government's re signation and ...
ALLEGED ABDUCTION. TWO GIRLS AT SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
. ALLEGED ABDUCTION. TWO GIRLS AT SINGLETON. Binifleton mensage utates that Henry Bavtll, 21, was charged at (he-Bolice . court with hayine ad-- 1 (fljeted -Mildred Caldwell, 11 from | hbr: in tanU io/jfcbnmiiti'an/iiffVincc. f . t Albert! '? *aa similarly charirfJd Jin respect to I.ilian Barber, | aired'lfi'' Both were remanded for > eljfht' days.. . . 1 Two represenUtlvsE 0! Cauada'st j biggest bj'idgu-liujliL'n;; ctinc&ru arrlv- . cd fn ' SyTlimy to-flay in couueetlon j ?vrllh- the wprth Shore bridge, -