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ALLEGED ABANDONED CHILD. MAITLAND, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
ALLEGED ABANDONED CHILD. ?MAITLAND. Monday. In connection with' the. finding or a female infant at the rear of the Railway Hotel, West Maitland, on December 19 W-inten Maxwell, a young man, was charged at the West Maitland Police Court to-day with having abandoned it. ' Evidence was given that defendant was a brother of the father .of. the child. He was alleged to have ^promised to make arrangements for the cat'e of the infant, and it was delivered tovhim at Newcastle.' He afterwards. told his bro ther that he had given it to a woman on the beach, and did not ' know its whereabouts. : : Defendant -yas committed for trial at the Newcastle Quarter Sessions to be hold on February 7.
ALLEGED FALSE PRETENCES. Accused Committed for Trial. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
ALLEGED FALSE PRETENCES. : Accused Committed for Trial. Alexander E. Smith was charged at the Tamworth Police Court, yesterday, with falsely pretending to Luke O'Keefe, on December 14 last, that a paper pur porting to be a withdrawal form on the Commonwealth Bank of Australia', Tam worth branch, was a genuine order for the payment of' the sum of £21, by means of which he obtained from O'Keefe a sulky, harness, and grey gelding of the value of £20, with intent to defraud. Mr. E. D Stewart 'appeared for the prosecution. Constable Francis produced warrant and depositions received ' on ' flaking' ac cused in custody from the Gunnedah po lice. ?? Luke O'Keofe, a laborer, living. at the Federal Hotel, Tamworth, said accused negotiated with him for the sale of his turnout consisting of a horse, sulky, har ness, camp stretcher, etc. He agreed to take- £20: That was libout 4.30 p.m. Accused asked him to take a cheque in payment and produced a withdrawal form of the Commonwealth Bank. Wit nes...
STOCK AND CROPS. In North and North-West. BOGGABRI'S RECORD CROP. BOGGABRI, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
STOCK AND CROPS; , In North and North-West. BOGGABRI'S RECORD CROP. ? ? . v ?BnRRA.BRl. Monday. The rainfall .registered here during last- year amounted to just on 25 inches. Since the commenceihent of January we have had three or four -small falls of rain, amounting to about' three-quarters of an inch. In parts of the district the falls were' ? (considerably heavier, and the country is looking green again as a consequence. . Harvesting in this district is' com pleted, and teamsters are lousy- bring ing the grain to town. Taking into consideration the. siz'e of the area un der crop, the harvest is much the best ever gathered here, and this will be an incentive for the farmers to culti vate a much larger area next season. A few years ago Boggabri and Baan Baa Jiad 02(000 acres under cultivation, but owing to the drought and other adverse circumstances the lig,ures dwindled to 'ess than half this season. t.
WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION RETURNS. \ The attention of' employers of labor is drawn to certain obligations which fall upon them at this time of the year | by reason , at ' directions issued by the Minister, for ' Laibor and Industry, under the authority, of Section -1G of the 'Workmen's Compensation Act, 1910.' Returns as to accidents and compen sation paid during the yiear 1920 must be furnished to the -Minister on or be luie.ine 11111 February, ? 1921, in the form prescribed by Regulations made under such Act. A penalty of £5 is provided in case of default. .. ?Forms for the purpose are obtainable lr.om the Government Printing Olllce, Sydney, or the, branch offices of the De iwrtmcnl of 'Labor and Industry located at Newcastle and Broken Hill. Further information as to (lie inci dence of (he obligations referred to may te obtained' from the Department; of -Ubor and Industry, Sydney, or from tie branch ofllces of the Department above mentioned.
TAKING AND USING A HORSE. Defendant Fined. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
TAKING AND USING A HORSE. Defendant Fined. '„ John. Stuart, alias Gleeson, pleaded guilty at the Tamworth Police Court yesterday to a charge of having taken ?and worked a bay saddle horse, the pro perty of John Callaghan. -without the consent pf the owner, or the person in charge, at Tamworth, on December 24 last. ?Sergeant iSinclair stated ' that defen dant worked for John Harding, of Bec tive. They came to Tamworth together on December 24 in Harding's buggy, which was left with, the horse at Ison's Hotel, West' Tamworth. Harding heard later that defendant was driving a trap about and he borrowed a horse from John Callaghan to look for him. He fountl the trap and attached Callaghan's horse to 'his own horse and trap. De ferfuTrit 'anefwa'ras'got on 'Callaghan's horse, but did not fnllnw Hfi'-ding. Next day accused was ?driving ' the horsfc about Somerton. He wanted to 'swap' defendant's horse for another owned by a man named Kipman. Callaghan's horse was eventually taken back to Ha...
KYLE BAY SHOOTING. Coroner's Inquest Opened. CARETAKER'S STATEMENT. Verdict of Wilful Murder. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
KYLE BAY SHOOTING. I ? m ? — ? . Coroner's Inquest Opened. CARETAKER'S STATEMENT. J- Verdict of Wilful Murder.' SYiDNEY, Monday.'' At the Coionei's Court to-day -an in quiry was opened concerning the cir uimst nicc's 'unoumling the death of Claude Greenstieef, also called Claude McMuido, who was shot at Kyle Bay on Chiistm.is Eve J)aniel -O'Keefe was present in custody, Mrs. Eve 'Meale said deceased was her brother.. He was a native of Cas ino, and had been an invalid for six years. - He did not follow any occupa tion. He was in the habit of going to Kyle Bay to see Harris, the caretaker. whom he knew. Her brother had a good character, and had never been in any trouble. He was a very quiet man. Dr. Cameron, of Bankstown, who ex amined him regarding his nerve trouble, sajd lie thought her brother was losing his memory. She had often to bathe him and put him to Ibed, he was so weak. ?Sergeant IT. Arrowsmith said that when O'Keefe reported the shooting he handed, witness u revolver- co...
THIRD TEST MATCH. Australian Team. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
THJRD TEST MATCH.. Australian Teami ? The selectors for the Australian Board of Control have picked-^the fol lowing twelve from whom the eleven to take part in the third test match, wiil be chosen:— Armstrong, Bardsley. Collins, ^??p'o-pry. Kelleway. Mailey, M'Doriald, Park, Pellew, Oldfield, Taylor. .Ityde'. It 'is probable that before the end of the1 thiril test match the selectors' will announce one or 'two more names for the team for Englanu*. ?
A.L.P. AND CABINET. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS. Premier Opposed. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
A.L.P. AND CABINET.^ LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL APP0INT ^ MENTS. Premier Opposed. SYDNEY. Monday. Following on' a resolution passed b- the A.L.P Executive that the pending, appointments lo the Legislative Council should be made betore the Premier leaves for England, and that Parliament should be called together at an early date to enable the' legislative pro gramme of tlie party to be proceeded with, a conl'oi-ence has been arranged between the Executive of the party anc ?Mr. Storey for. Thursday afternoon. The executive in a letter to the Gov ernment expressed a wish tnat me Ministerial Party should be summoned together to discuss the decisions of the governing body of the A.L.r:, but M'. Storey replied that' as country lncmbeii. had returned to their, constituencies af ter a strenuous session ?? it would b( difficult to assemble the party. 'The Premier would not (T.scuss the decisions of the A.L.P. Executive to day, but it is und'erstood that he wil present his reasons at- the conference...
BRITISH UNEMPLOYED. Numbers Growing Daily. TERRIBLE HARDSHIPS. Direct Actionists not Popular. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
BRITISH UNEMPLOYED, Numbers Growing Daily. ? TERRJELE HARDSHIPS. Direct Actionists not Popular. - (United Seryicei) LONDON, Sunday., Ii-ngland s army of unemployed is growing with astonishing rapiditi Each day. brings further reporf.-! of fac lories', and works, closed 'and thousands of workers thrown out of jobs. The shipbuilding and steel trad2s are par ticularly hard hit. During the last few days a nu;..ber ot mines in Wales have closis-i down. Textile and other industries in the North aro ' working lialf-tim.j. It is variously estimated that there are he t.ween 750,000 , and 1,000,000 wage earners^ out of work, including 100,000 in London, 1 which, with dependents, means about 3,000,000 dependent on the relief funds and Government aid. No scheme has yet been put forward .prdviding more than a temporary ijal liative. It is generally recognised thaf. Uie hardest' days of the winter are still ahead. Extremists have seized the 'situation, feverishly working ' day and night. This Isl...
BOATING DISASTER. Launch Founders in River. ELEVEN LIVES LOST. Two Heroic Rescuers Drowned. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
BOATING DISASTER. ? -»» ' — -,- — , Launch Founders in River. ? i - ? , . ?» ELEVEN LIVES LOST. Two Heroic Rescuers Drowned. . ? MELBOURNE. Monday. A boating accident, in which at least eleven persons are known to -have been drowned; occurred In Hopkin's River this afternoon, at Warnambool. A new pleasure motor boat left the jetty at 3 o'clock with about 80 persons on board. After going a little distance the boat began to leak, nnd wits headed tor the bank, but the water caused the engine to stop, and the boat sank in about ten minutes. The majority, of the passengers succeeded in reaching Hie bank, but as no record was kept of ie number on board it could not bf definitely ascertained how many arc missing. ? iSeven bodies have been- recovered and identified. Four persons have been i c|jui n'ii uiinnJiifft! «iiii.i ii m uiriit; v uu they are amongst the drowned^ Later. Later details of the WarrnaiuSon boating fatality show that when tlio launch was sinking ' three boys who were passi...
BASIC WAGE. QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT'S SUGGESTION. Interstate Agreement. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
BASIC WAGE. QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT'S SUG GESTION. Interstate Agreement. SYDNEY Monda\ A suggestion has readied the State jovernnient from the ?.?Premier, of Queensland tint an Inter St ite 'confer nee oi Piemieis with i epi csontatives )f the Commonwealth Go\einment hould be callul fo considei Hie quos Ion of a uniloim bisic \\ igo foi thr states It is undeistood tint the Queensland 'iovernnient has come to the conclusion hat varying basic rates . in several states, would have adverse effect on rade.: especially as tho rate fixed b- 'he 'Commonwealth- might be also differ nt The Slate. Cabinet will give Mr, Mieodoios suggestion consideration it in early date.
HOt FIGHTING. Guerilla Warfare Renewed. Several Deaths. LONDON, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
HOT FIGHTING. Guerilia Warfare Renewed. Several Deaths. (Published in, 'The Times.') LONDON, Sunday. The 'Times' Dublin correspondent .vires: It is rumored that Crown forces were ambushed at Dunboyne, County \Ieath.| 'The operations are ieportod to lave been over a wide area Budges vcre destroyed, roads blocked, and all .'ires cut. ( A 'decoy parly prevented another at 'p^pt to ambush a largo body ot tioops n tl'Q'heaic of Dublin. A numbn of iiiitoners was inkon. - . Thi'ie is renewed guciilla wufue In 1p:k and V/ateifoid, with much hot: '?hlinj.' Barracks were destioycd and jombii fiec-ly used.' Several deaths and 3as-u:ilties occurred on both sides.
HOMEBUSH MARKETS. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
; 5 H0MEBUSH MA^kEts! :':? '. - SYDNEY, Monday. At Homebush 5310 cattle were yard :od.: The market was 10/ to 15/ lower. Best beef 60/, second 55/. inferior 45/ Bullocks £10 to £25; cows £G to £18. ; Sheep: 13,000 were penned. Heavy were, a shade . lower,, light and' lanYbs unaltered. Wethers, 17/ to 34/- ewes 16/ to i 34/, lambs 15/ to 33/. Dalg'ety and Co.,. Ltd. report: ? ? Cattle: 2300. Tlie quality^ was good, and- the market 20 to 30/ lower. ^ '? Sheep: 20,000 of all classes were Xor ward. Good trade sheep and lambs were unaltered, other classes lower. ', Winchcombe Carson. Ltd. report: — i Sheep offered at Homebush to-day totalled 19,000. Prime lambs and light mutton made late rates, but all others were cheaper. . ' ? I Catttle offerings totalled 23'Ou. Rates I ruled generally 30/ lowex. We sold: p.-ossbred wethers, R. O. Parry, Row bred ewes, ,J.'- Norman Reid, Gunnedah, t?8/4; crossbred sucker lambs, W. F. Grills, Tannvorth 32/; thirty cows from Roseville EsUite, Walgett, to...
LATE MARKETS. Sussex Street. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Northern Daily Leader — 11 January 1921
LATE MARKETS. Sussex Street ,;| . .-?-.'.?'? Sydney; : Monday. ?The usual unsettledv Monday morning conditions ruled in Sussex-street this morning. It was not till a late hour ?that quotations could loo obtained.' There were three- boats from the North ern Rivers. In all, these brought 700 bags of maize and 500 of potatoes. At midday the shipment or Tasinaniaii po tatoes woro not available. As a result of -poor supplies the demand was sti-onir for.. both maize and potatoes. Clarence River potatoes, showing a decided im provement inequality, rose, another' pound per ton, prime lots bringing to £8, , . Mai?jo rose another Gd to 8/ a bushel. Less than a month ago this grain was available at 5/ (Millet is dull at £25. to £50. There is a shortage of inter-State chaff, but .the little available is being cleared at £7 to £7/10 a ton. This consists mainly of Tasmanian oaten. Large quantities of oats. are forward. Quotations vary from 2/G to 2/9 for Al- I gerian. variety, and from 4/ to 4'/3...