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A SECOND-HAND PURCHASE. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
'T'A* SECOND-HAND PURCHASE. The exeuse offered by James fcrn- , est Roberts. a m-ronil hand denier of Temura. when charted w>th hnv inif failed t&lt;> enter the particulars of a purchase in the dealers reen ter was that he had purchased the articles which consisted of several pairs of old i«hocs. from a woman who wan too sick t«» enter them her aelf. and that she hud promised to come to his j*hoi> later on for tiwt purpose. but had not done .MO. .per* geant' Noble told the Bench that he had warned Robert* on several oc casions with regard to these entries and other similar matters, but Mr. McDouirall. taking a lenient view of the case, inflicted a fine of 10/ with S* cost*. or in default three days im priaonment. He also ordered that the shoes should be returned to Koberts.
OUR LETTER BAG. LAND BOARD CENTRALISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
OUR LETTER BAG. T.AMD BOARD CENTRALISATION V, Sir.-Until Friday ':; last; when your Murrumburrah 'correspondent, referral to the subject in-the '.'Daily . Witness" 1 was not aware that thero were no periodical Land Board sit-. tiiiRM at Murrumbtirrali, or even that people from that , district wero , obliged to visit Young for the pur pose ol transacting land" business..; Needless to say, I Was surprised at the newly-acquired.1 knowledge, al-' though I had lontt since Krown ac customed to the dead-end'policy-of.' centralisation, which has had sue. , a' paralysing influence in numerous directions in New South- Wales dur ing the past 50 years. ' In one-dig-* irict in the. Hivevina where'1. recent-' ly completed an extended sojourn there are Jmlf a 'dozen: little towns, within iv narrow radius, each of. which-although only a few miles apart-has its own Land Board. Amongst these places I might men lion Henty, Culcairn, Walla Walla . and Holbroolt, whilst Albury on, the south, and Corowa-...
GEM MERCHANT LOSES £1,000. HONEST FINDEFNRETURNS BAG. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
GEM MERCHANT LOSES I .£1,000. HONEST FINDEFNRETURNS BAG. A niKjHugo from Ilrlsljimo stated that III'. Lou "WillliiniB, u .well-known' Kem merchant,.-was "'driving'. homo when lie lost, [mm his cur, n. has eon: tainlng jowellory worth £1000.' Ilq immediately. wont to the polico , sta tion to Report tlie'IoB's, but [ouiiil the baf(. thero iiwitltlng.him: It hadvheen pltek'oit up'in' tlfo'roatt by.arfridn.;wltq took" it 'straight to the nollco.
CURRENT NEWS. LOCAL GRAIN FOR EMPIRE EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
. f:i!t .':r. " ' ' ; CjURRE^T WEWlS. LOCAL GRAIN FOR EMPIRE .EXHIBITION. Local and district wheatgrowers and farmers generally arc again re minded that the time for receiving exhibits of grain intended for the N S W. section at the Empire Ex hibition. is drawing to a close. All who intend contributing »P M »f wheat, oats, etc., are therefore again reminded that ?ulj'1 contri butions should be sent or brought in without further delay to the 8ecJc" tar.v of the P. and A. Society for despatch, to Sydney.
A SIMPLE WOOL PROPOSITION. WOOL SALES AT YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
A SIMPLE WOOL PRO POSITION. WOOL SALES AT YOUNG. (By A. T. Phillips, Yountf). There lias been such u deal o£ dis cussion of lute us to the advantages' and disadvantages ot soiling wool "011 tho -spot," as against sending it to Sydney for disposal, that perhaps the views ot an actual woolgrowor may bo worthy of consideration. . At first Sight it would seem evident that Owing to the largo gathering of buyers at the sales in Sydney, tho competition would be far greater, and tho owners' chance of getting top prices moro likely than when the wool Is sold at the door of "tho woolshed. But until quite recently the Itinerant buyer WHS merely a speculator, Buy ing nt such and such ic price, and trusting 10 lii» good luck or his better judgement to make a profit 011 the purchase at the big Sydney sales. Nowadays the local buyer Is very of ten the, servant or tlio agent of some big firm away at the oilier end of the world, who has thought It out that he ean economise in various ways by dealing...
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF. A headstone in Grcnfcll cemetery, to the memory of tjie late John Tay lor (who was Mayor of Grenfell for some 18 years) is to be unveiled by Mr. W. A. Hoiman, on Sunday. November 26th, at' -1.15 p.m., and ull the local clergymen are being, naked to give short addresses. The Right Rev. Monsignor Thom as King, of St. Michael's 'Stanmore, has been appointed by the Catholic lleirurehy of Australia, as their re presentative in London to supervise the migration of Catholics to Aus tralia . The dancer of barbed wire nesu (.otitis is again emphasised. A lit tle girl, Lena Peel, wds going home near Tumbarupjba in the dark, when she was caught in some barbed wire. Her cries attracted attention, and when she was released her face was badly lacerated, and her eyelids cut. Fortunately, her eyes were not ser iously injured. Sergeant George Jeffrey, of Ccotamundra, has been appointed inspector at Mudgce in succession to Inspector Bond. Mrd. Edith'Mary Rebecca Quin lan, wife...
DISTRICT SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
DISTRICT SALES. At Homebush yesterday district s'ales were ai follows-Sheep: From, C. Oichton.' Milvale, 191 shorn wethers at 31/10, avcraftinf* 30/2; from J. A. Gibb, Wallcndbeen, 210 xbd suckers to 30/l>, averaging 27s 8d; 223 suckers at 27s j from Lloyd lirqs, ol Milvale, 110 suckers at 22/4; xbd ewes at 10/7; from T. J. Beveridjre, of Harden, 110 suckers to 211/10, averaging 23/6; from James Callan, of Harmon, 94 weth ers to 35/, averaging 33/2; 25 ewes at 27/'t, 70 xbd suckers at 23/4; hoKKots at 27/4; from W. J. New son, Harden, 220 xbd suekcrs to 26/10, averaging 25/11; from J. T. Emery, of Stockinbingal, suck ers to 22/4, ewes at 24/1, wethers at 24/4; from F. I.ehane, ReeEton, suckers to 28/10; from D. W. Mc Jnnes, of Cowra; ewes1 at 10/1, suck ers at 22/7; from Craven Bros, of Milvale, ewes at 19/1; lambs at 19s Id; xbd suckers at 22A1: from Oak vale Estate, Milvale, suckers at 2os 10d; xbd wethers at 23s; xbd ewes at 22/10; from T. McKinnon, of Young, xbd ewes at 20/-1...
TALLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
TALLOW. , Tho buttor (limlUles were !»/- lu 2tt/- nor ton below Into rates; mo' diuni liml inferior erudto/.Jipwqyur, were .without, much, eluiiigo. ^;lr>|»(j mlxud lnaiie Wu/lO/vtn JC.1I to £.13; medium, £!l2i tpi inferior. £27/10/: tn £31; br«*o» itw-k ugcs, £21 to £2b710/-.-(A.M.Li. M|>" P. Coy a report).
HOMEBUSH YARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
H0J1EBUSH YARDS. Forty-three hundred cattle were yarded at Homebush yesterday. Pri ces were practically unchanged at previous Thursday's levels. Twenty four thousand sheen were penned. Values Kenerally were firm, and at times showed improvement. Winch combe Carson sold merino .wethers to 28/10, xbred wethers 25/7; suck ers 27/1: xbred ewes '20/4; xbred hoKKcts 21/1.
BRITISH ELECTIONS. WOMEN WILL PLAY BIG PART. (Australian Press Association Cable) [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
BRITISH ELECTIONS. yVO.MEN WltL PLAY BIG PART. .(Australian ITchs Associtttlon Cuiile) ' WhVDO.V, Nov. IS.-A leaiure ui tlio elcctfbns will be the .great part Played*. by. women lvoi'kors.- The Conservatives claim Unit tliey are bet ter organised on the women's dido than thc/r' jjoMieal rivals. Suriug tlio yoni,'hundreds ot women speak ers attended . special classes, where tlioy. were coached In tliolr oppon ents' policies, and heckled by experts, who compelled tlieni to reply lo every point whereon lUberal and Labor in terjectorb may attack lliem. .Mr. Churchill HUH accepted the in vltallon io contest Leicester West. LON.DON, Nov. 19.-There is uvery indication that tlio breach betwecu Lord pilkonhoad, Mr. Huston Cham berlain, and the Government has been healed on basis that Lord Birkenhead and .Mr. Austen Chamberlain will bo vigorously supporting the Conserva tives during tlio election I" . return for high olllce ir the Government wins Thoy have agreed to let bygones be bygones. l/...
AMBASSADORS' CONFERENCE. AGREEMENT REACHED. [Newspaper Article] — Daily Witness — 20 November 1923
AWBASSADORS* CON FERENCE. AGREEMENT REACHED. PA IUS, Nov. 1!#.-OKeui er).-The Conference of Ambassadors has agreed In regard to the resumption of Inter-Allied military control in Ger many, but is still deliberating in re* gard^to the return of the ex-Crown . Prince. . It is stated an agreement has been reached; but it Is still un published, as il awaits the ratifica tion of the French Cabinet. . It is understood it provides J'or\tha Bend?; iiiff of a stiff tfote ot protest tb*Ger:; many without defining the sanctions, which will be dLsciisyert later if Ger many does not glvo satisfaction. "PARTS, Nov. 19.-An official com munication explains that M. Poincure has made a declaration that France will not evacuate the occupied terri tory till the Versailles treaty is com pletely executed. IHe refers to the left bunk of the Rhine and bridge heads. . The communique does not apply to Uie Jtubr.