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Armidale Chronicle (Newspaper) - November 24, 1920, Armidale, New South Wales
General news. Snakes Are unusually plentiful at partes. A reptile of the Brown variety 4ft. 6in Tong was found in die parlor of the hallway hotel. A message from Beersheba states that the famous Well of Abraham has been equipped with modern pumping machinery and is now supplying water to the town. The , at broken Hill called _ meeting of Beer drinkers and unionists to discuss a declaration of a Beer strike As a protest against the prices charged by publicans. The death is announced of or. Wil Liam Baker head of or. Barnardo s Homes in London. He gave up a lucrative practice As a barrister when Llie founder died in 1905, and took control of the Homes. John m Gormack the Tenor Lias arrived in London. He is still lame As die result of his Accident when he broke his leg aboard the Steamer Naldera. He declined to discuss his refusal to sing Hie National Anthem. He said he would not be forced to sing it by any one though the had Sung it elsewhere. He added i was not Welcome in Australia so i came a message from Kansas City Amer Ica slates that the National Farmers Union has sent a request to its Mem Bers said to number 800,000 through out the country urging the organisation of a producers strike in Grain Cotton Wool and live Stock As Retalia Tion for the abnormal deflation of prices by which american Farmers Are sail to have lost 1,000,000,000 Dol Lars. Otto Golse a Baker of hurls one Park was charged with having 99 loaves of bread on his premises which were Short in weight. An inspector deposed that defendant invited him into his House and asked him to do the Best he could for him and offered him Money the magistrate imposed a Fine of �21, in default three months hard labour. Or. John m Cormack has arrived in England. He is still lame As the re sult of an Accident aboard the Steamer Naldera. He refused to discuss his refusal to sing the National Anthem and said he would not he forced to sing it by anyone although he had Sung it elsewhere. He added that to was not Welcome in Australia so he came away. The railway commissioners of . Wales have placed a contract with the English electric Coy. Of Australia for a 25,000 . Turbo alternator. The Price is Cost plus 15 per cent., up to �200,000, and the Plant will be used in the electrification of the City and sub Urban railways. The unit will be the biggest of its kind constructed in Australia. Berlin s latest fad is male Manne quins. The first fashion Parade after the War attracted 5000 spectators. To the strains of a two step male mannequins in diaphanous Violet silk pyjamas were led to the stage where they flapped a Cerise Nightie. Other males followed the shades of their garments transcending the wildest dreams of the aniline chemical laboratories. A novel Means has been adopted to enable illiterates in India to record their vote6. The legislative Council has established a new Reform act. Each candidate will take a representative sign such As a cow lion or sword to indicate his identity. However there is Little Public interest in the elections. A cow owned by or. N. Booth or per Hville gave birth to a calf with two kinds of bodies four bind legs and two tails. It had the formation of two Heifer calves with the bodies joined at the brisket and it had four forelegs one head four ears four eyes two tongues and two sets of Teeth. The calf was perfectly healthy when born though had it lived it could never have grazed. The registrar general for Scotland furnishes remarkable facts from the 1919 record of the scotch marrying year. There were 44,137 marriages which included two brides aged 15, live bridegrooms aged 16, and 111 aged 17. Twenty one boys of 19 and under married widows and there were five bridegrooms aged Over 80, and four brides aged 71 the births included one set of quadruplets All alive at birth. The last such instance recorded was in 1907. Word was received by the Waggett police from brew on station about 40 Miles from town to the effect that the body of a Man had been found a Little distance from the Castlereagh River and about five Miles from the Home Stead. The body had been washed up near some Trees during the recent flood the flesh had entirely disappeared from the Bones and the human Frame was bold together by the remains of the clothes the deceased had been wearing. A Cord was tied around the Waist both hands were tied loosely together while the Ankles were also lashed with a Light Cord. Prom the nature of the binding it was quite easy for the ceased to have done it himself. The Coroner after hearing evidence found it a Case of suicide. At Duddo Wells 60 Miles from oily in Victoria mrs. Morrison the wife of a settler was shot dead. The Mur Derer escaped into the Bush. The Hus j band of the murdered woman was i working in a shed about 100 Yards away from the House when he heard a shot and saw a Man with a gun run Ning away into the hush. The suspect made for South Australia and when within a few Niles of Murrayville he was found in a plot of Barley. As the police party closed4 on him he threw away a gun. He appeared to be insane and was locked up on a charge of Wil Ful murder. A. An old lady named Pasterfield \,89 years of age went out to gather Wood at Auburn Vale near Tingha about 4 o clock on tuesday afternoon and As she had not returned after what was considered1 a reasonable time the tin gha police were informed and con stable m Kinnon went out to make search. The following morning Inver Ell and Howell police also proceeded to the locality where about 50 civilians on foot and horseback assisted in the search. The old lady was found at 3.30 . On wednesday by constables m Kinnon and Betts in exceptionally rough country about three Miles from her Home and was still carrying the firewood which she had picked up near her House. She was conveyed to her Home apparently none the worse for her experience. A romantic chancery suit will be heard in England this week concerning a Freehold estate at Lewisham eng land called Woodlands which is Worth �20,000. One of the claimants named Petty returned recently from Australia and was subsequently a dentist at Fremantle. He found Wood lands in the Possession of a Draper named Collingwood who claims that he has Legal right having paid �3000 for the property. Petty asserts that Collingwood s deeds Are forged and Ijeh a ,1 Peu holds the original peab., Pelly has seized portion of the property Ami refuses to be ejected. Nah stationer Cardy Street Armadale the Best heavy Wear Boot on the Market. Cossack. Water proofed 1-Pieoe tart hide upper heavy waxed stitch ing throughout. Watertight tongu.3-Decker Waterproof. Sole prioe�?26s. 6d. 1 d. B. Mcdonald a a Tattersall t hotel. Ine 218. Beardy Street Armidale. Shoe talks to ladies nothing gives a better finish to to a Dainty frock or a smart costume than a pair of pretty Well fitting shoes. Of course every lady knows this very Well but Only those who have visited us lately know that there is Here a very Choice selection of footwear unsurpassed for design style Comfort & durability. We invite Yon to Call and inspect our Stock examine our window and compare our prices. David Milne a Armidale Arimms. To Cottruel Harryj. Court Don How tanks. But has concentrate Don perfection in vehicle building having car Futty selected a Large and varied Stock coupled with a Vert modern Piant and staff of 14 competent tradesmen has carried concentration to perfection. Pm Emch Iii. Harfy ," sri a Rusden St arh Odaie. Place your order with the Royal butchery w. C. Hillard and sons phone 206
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