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Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 4,462,268
2 NeilHamilton 3,064,939
3 noelwoodhouse 2,925,454
4 annmanley 2,239,376
5 John.F.Hall 2,152,294
6 DonnaTelfer 1,686,110
7 maurielyn 1,648,311
8 Rhonda.M 1,589,604
9 C.Scheikowski 1,587,741
10 culroym 1,579,922
11 frankstonlibrary 1,554,378

1,587,741 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

May 2017 26,011
April 2017 17,423
March 2017 14,250
February 2017 24,380
January 2017 34,104
December 2016 21,018
November 2016 29,441
October 2016 25,716
September 2016 23,399
August 2016 11,894
July 2016 9,838
June 2016 8,411
May 2016 16,410
April 2016 1,350
March 2016 16,421
February 2016 13,910
January 2016 15,311
December 2015 18,886
November 2015 16,485
October 2015 18,241
September 2015 14,274
August 2015 9,246
July 2015 10,331
June 2015 3,209
May 2015 12,640
April 2015 14,641
March 2015 17,643
February 2015 18,893
January 2015 20,161
December 2014 20,654
November 2014 22,198
October 2014 17,585
September 2014 19,845
August 2014 15,602
July 2014 9,044
June 2014 4,107
May 2014 23,504
April 2014 14,644
March 2014 20,471
February 2014 6,489
January 2014 13,523
December 2013 25,729
November 2013 24,668
October 2013 28,771
September 2013 22,530
August 2013 22,264
July 2013 21,533
June 2013 28,466
May 2013 41,348
April 2013 38,834
March 2013 29,197
February 2013 28,150
January 2013 28,326
December 2012 6,724
November 2012 2,970
October 2012 30,771
September 2012 37,389
August 2012 28,997
July 2012 21,656
June 2012 24,665
May 2012 21,518
April 2012 18,313
March 2012 21,569
February 2012 32,238
January 2012 23,475
December 2011 22,461
November 2011 20,641
October 2011 16,158
September 2011 21,283
August 2011 17,697
July 2011 18,159
June 2011 16,535
May 2011 18,569
April 2011 14,181
March 2011 9,694
February 2011 8,018
January 2011 12,812
December 2010 4,995
November 2010 3,918
October 2010 9,012
September 2010 8,008
August 2010 6,868
July 2010 14,124
June 2010 8,607
May 2010 12,044
April 2010 7,286
March 2010 10,840
February 2010 9,464
January 2010 1,119
November 2009 48
October 2009 141
August 2009 277
July 2009 859
June 2009 1,686
May 2009 6,405
April 2009 4,128

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 4,462,237
2 NeilHamilton 3,064,939
3 noelwoodhouse 2,925,454
4 annmanley 2,239,306
5 John.F.Hall 2,152,289
6 DonnaTelfer 1,686,108
7 maurielyn 1,648,311
8 Rhonda.M 1,589,591
9 C.Scheikowski 1,587,483
10 culroym 1,579,795
11 frankstonlibrary 1,554,378

1,587,483 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

May 2017 25,996
April 2017 17,423
March 2017 14,237
February 2017 24,377
January 2017 33,894
December 2016 21,008
November 2016 29,441
October 2016 25,716
September 2016 23,399
August 2016 11,894
July 2016 9,838
June 2016 8,404
May 2016 16,410
April 2016 1,350
March 2016 16,421
February 2016 13,910
January 2016 15,311
December 2015 18,886
November 2015 16,485
October 2015 18,241
September 2015 14,274
August 2015 9,246
July 2015 10,331
June 2015 3,209
May 2015 12,640
April 2015 14,641
March 2015 17,643
February 2015 18,893
January 2015 20,161
December 2014 20,654
November 2014 22,198
October 2014 17,585
September 2014 19,845
August 2014 15,602
July 2014 9,044
June 2014 4,107
May 2014 23,504
April 2014 14,644
March 2014 20,471
February 2014 6,489
January 2014 13,523
December 2013 25,729
November 2013 24,668
October 2013 28,771
September 2013 22,530
August 2013 22,264
July 2013 21,533
June 2013 28,466
May 2013 41,348
April 2013 38,834
March 2013 29,197
February 2013 28,150
January 2013 28,326
December 2012 6,724
November 2012 2,970
October 2012 30,771
September 2012 37,389
August 2012 28,997
July 2012 21,656
June 2012 24,665
May 2012 21,518
April 2012 18,313
March 2012 21,569
February 2012 32,238
January 2012 23,475
December 2011 22,461
November 2011 20,641
October 2011 16,158
September 2011 21,283
August 2011 17,697
July 2011 18,159
June 2011 16,535
May 2011 18,569
April 2011 14,181
March 2011 9,694
February 2011 8,018
January 2011 12,812
December 2010 4,995
November 2010 3,918
October 2010 9,012
September 2010 8,008
August 2010 6,868
July 2010 14,124
June 2010 8,607
May 2010 12,044
April 2010 7,286
March 2010 10,840
February 2010 9,464
January 2010 1,119
November 2009 48
October 2009 141
August 2009 277
July 2009 859
June 2009 1,686
May 2009 6,405
April 2009 4,128

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 jaybee67 84,294
2 mickbrook 82,670
3 murds5 54,198
4 PhilThomas 24,501
5 EricTheRed 20,242
...
82 toddy11 273
83 mark58d 265
84 ellarocks 259
85 C.Scheikowski 258
86 museumofperth 250
87 B.P.Quirk 241

258 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

May 2017 15
March 2017 13
February 2017 3
January 2017 210
December 2016 10
June 2016 7


Recent corrections

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PERSONAL. (Article), Darling Downs Gazette (Qld. : 1881 - 1922), Tuesday 24 February 1920 [Issue No.8999] page 4 2017-05-26 00:14 Mr. J. K. Oriiliani, l-l i«s well-known
The friends of Sir' Samuel Griffith
(ox-Kodornl Chief Justice) will be sorry
to hoar that his health is causing the
family 'anxiety. This illness is esppci.
ally regrettable in viow of tho fact that
improvement in health has Jioen noted
of late, following on his. recent holiday.
Colonel A. T. Holdon, C.B.E., chap
lain-general of the Methodist CJiureh i
of Australia, returned to Melbourne ,
Australian forces during the past two j
years and a half. '? j
In reply to a question the Hon.. A.
?lones, Minister for Mines and Lead»r
Council, stated ho had 'boon requested
Professor William Nicholas, agod TO
?Western Australia. Ho came to Aus
hourno University, and upon tho gold ?
discoveries in Westorn. Australia, ho :
on 1110 west and managed minos-,for Eng
lish companies. For soino years li-J had '
retired, and had boon engaged in farm- ?
ing. ' i ' ?? ,
One of the Marauoa's grand old pio
neei-R passed out. in the person of Mrs. ,
Saturday; Fobruary^l4th. Slio was born
at Tartimighnn, (tounty Armagh, Ire
land, in 1833. lii'thtr-lato seventies sho
year oiune to Amby .and' resided (.here (
since. Sho had reached l/hiv gn'(i(l old, '
Shu is ''survived, by -her huMjaiul; Mr.
Mr. J. H. R«oa, of the OliiOf' Mech- 1
anioal Engineer's Office, Ipswich rail- !
way workshops,' who ;has been trans- |
ferred on promotion to' Mnryliorough, ?
was tendered a farewell by the mem
bers of tho Ipswich Golf £lub on Sat
Kion of the etstwm in which he is hold I
tho members decided to make ». proscn-,
l:i,' ion to Mr. Rees, of an easy cjhtiir. .
Mr H. (i. Simpson .'vie'e-president) ex- j
pressed tho good wishes of the mem- ,
liors of the club, and hoped that ho .
would ? linVB a pleasant and profitalble [
sojourn in his now sphere of duty. Tho ?
chair was not handed to Mr. Rees at ,
'tho club-libusoj.ibut was .being, pstukedr-|!
nnd forwarded ?'.. to .Maryborough. Mr,. I
Reos briefly tbauki^l ihc 'n.oinbcr.i'.for .
their gift ? ' ? ??!:'. 1 ??? ?????? *««»^.
' '--' ??'?.'
. Quite 11 gloom .wan oast over tho town I
of Mitchejl on Tuesday morning, writes i
our correspondout)- when it. became 1
?-known that Mrs. W.-Mc. N. Hammond, 1
Oflico Hotel had died tha'' morning at \
Sho had been in failing health for some,
town at tho convent. She resided thorn
lor a number of years and in 1896 inarl
'.rjcid Mr. Thomas Boyle, who at ono
timo worked on Jimbour Station (then,
ihi! property . of Sir Joahua P. ' Bell).
Mitchell and took ovor tho Green. Gate
Hotel from Mr. John Corbjitt. At tlii' -
by Mr. Patrick Shannon, an old resi
taken over by ox-Police Sergeant. Tom
Walsh, who oventually sold out to Mr.
the now hotel, tho Green Gate was
-*wned by Mr.. Edidio Donald, who\iH
well known in the Roinn. district. WliVo
dbwn tho first time. 'It was later re-*
Biiines, another old resident of MH-,
?hell. Tho new licensee was only in
the hotel about -Jwolve months when
ond time it was not rebuilt. AVhile Mr.,
and MwC Boylo- woro in tho Green
It partly unroofed tho stables of Iho;
hotel ' and blow down the wea-^
ther' cock in front of. the ho-'
tho Green Gate Hotel, -Mr. nnd;,Mrs.
A limit ten yenro ngo .Mr: ' Boylo died.
Tie was buried in Mitchell. Undnr the
management of the deceased 'lady tho
hotel grew and flourished \ind ,- Mrs.;
Doyle was the' most popular hostess in
this line, ttoven' yeras ago Mrs. Boylo
married Mr. Noil Hammond, who( was'
tionoers, Hammond Bros. Mrs. Ham
mond was well known along tho west
ern line nnd highly respected by all who
knew her. Tlio deceased lady, who was
5t years, of ago, loaves a husband, ' tjpn
loss. The 'son, Mr. Tlmimis Boylo, trn
vi-lleil from Norlhoni Qiioensldnd with
his wife and family in tiiiio to seh lim
mother. Tho dauglilor.\ aro Mitoses
Qlndys, Vera and Amy Bnyln. ?
Mr. J. K. Graham, l-l i«s well-known
The friends of Sir Samuel Griffith
(ex-Federal Chief Justice) will be sorry
to hear that his health is causing the
family anxiety. This illness is esppci.
ally regrettable in view of the fact that
improvement in health has been noted
of late, following on his recent holiday.
Colonel A. T. Holdon, C.B.E., chap-
lain-general of the Methodist CJiureh
of Australia, returned to Melbourne
Australian forces during the past two
years and a half.
In reply to a question the Hon. A.
?lones, Minister for Mines and Leader
Council, stated ho had been requested
Professor William Nicholas, aged 79
?Western Australia. Ho came to Aus-
hourno University, and upon tho gold
discoveries in Westorn. Australia, ho
on 1110 west and managed minos-,for Eng-
lish companies. For soino years li-J had
retired, and had boon engaged in farm-
ing.
One of the Marauoa's grand old pio-
neei-R passed out. in the person of Mrs.
Saturday; Fobruary^l4th. She was born
at Tartimighnn, County Armagh, Ire
land, in 1833. lii'thtr-lato seventies she
year oiune to Amby .and' resided (.here
since. Sho had reached l/hiv gn'(i(l old,
Shu is ''survived, by -her huMjaiu Mr.
Mr. J. H. R«oa, of the OliiOf' Mech-
anioal Engineer's Office, Ipswich rail-
way workshops,' who ;has been trans-
ferred on promotion to' Maryliorough,
was tendered a farewell by the mem-
bers of tho Ipswich Golf £lub on Sat-
Kion of the etstwm in which he is hold
tho members decided to make ». prescn-
l:i,' ion to Mr. Rees, of an easy chair.
Mr H. (i. Simpson .'vie'e-president) ex-
pressed tho good wishes of the mem-
liors of the club, and hoped that he
would ? linVB a pleasant and profitalble
sojourn in his now sphere of duty. The
chair was not handed to Mr. Rees at
'tho club-libusoj.ibut was .being, pstukedr-
nnd forwarded ?'.. to .Maryborough. Mr.
Reos briefly tbauki^l ihc 'n.oinbcr.i'.for
their gift.
Quite a gloom was cast over the town
of Mitchejl on Tuesday morning, writes
our correspondout)- when it. became
?-known that Mrs. W.-Mc. N. Hammond,
Oflico Hotel had died tha'' morning at
Sho had been in failing health for some
town at tho convent. She resided there
lor a number of years and in 1896 mari-
'.rjcid Mr. Thomas Boyle, who at one
time worked on Jimbour Station (then,
ihi! property . of Sir Joahua P. Bell).
Mitchell and took ovor tho Green Gate
Hotel from Mr. John Corbjitt. At this
by Mr. Patrick Shannon, an old resi-
taken over by ex-Police Sergeant Tom
Walsh, who eventually sold out to Mr.
the new hotel, tho Green Gate was
owned by Mr.. Edidio Donald, who\iH
well known in the Roma district. WliVo
dbwn tho first time. 'It was later re-
Biiines, another old resident of Mit-
chell. Tho new licensee was only in
the hotel about twelve months when
ond time it was not rebuilt. While Mr.
and MwC Boylo- woro in the Green
It partly unroofed tho stables of the;
hotel ' and blow down the wea-
ther' cock in front of. the ho-
tho Green Gate Hotel, -Mr. and Mrs.
A limit ten yenro ngo .Mr. Boyle died.
Tie was buried in Mitchell. Under the
management of the deceased lady the
Boyle was the most popular hostess in
this line, ttoven' yeras ago Mrs. Boyle
married Mr. Neil Hammond, who was
tionoers, Hammond Bros. Mrs. Ham-
mond was well known along the west
ern line and highly respected by all who
knew her. The deceased lady, who was
5t years, of ago, loaves a husband, and
loss. The son, Mr. Thomas Boyle, tra-
velled from Norlhern Queensldnd with
his wife and family in time to see his
mother. The dauglilor.\ aro Mitoses
Gladys, Vera and Amy Boyle.
NEWS FROM THE COUNTRY. ALLORA. (Article), The Daily Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1903 - 1926), Wednesday 7 June 1922 [Issue No.6276] page 11 2017-05-25 23:49 winning by six points. The scores were-
fired over 300 -mil 600 yards.
Tlio Oxanclnl atato of ll,o School of
discloses a credit bal-
an entirely new ono In ita place. " At
present thero is ;V hand for this pur
banana growers nro very indignant at
disease"1111 cau8(J of carrying the
latest lo fall iuto line is tho Budcrlm
Labour supporters who, at a mooting,
cJiuirman, and Mr. W. J. a. FordV
secretary. '
the vacancy en the. board
Over 200 nigs were yarded at Boonah,
220 nt Harrisvillc, and 20 at Kolbar and
lloadvalo. I'ricee nre stHl advancing, and
their shoot next practice day. - J
The "11" grado football team from
I rclativo to tho proposed resumptions of
I lw. 4 within the Peak Downi: "That this
meeting of primary producer! much re-!
| grots the action of tho S-uto Government
>ri resuming certain lands in tho Peak
Downs district from email grazing- retec-l
to»s, especially in view of tho fuel thai
tho . terms of tho leasts huvo not expiiod. .
Further, we aro of opinion that tin's
know when their land in to bo resumed, '
and Iho consequent result- will bo that!
tho leasehold will become valueless. It!
is obvious that Uiin must havo disastrous J
A painful accident happened to a man <
named Frank Sculloy who Waa cutting
A doullo accidcnl occurred on Logan '
j Downs station a few days ngo. Patrick :
Salmond was mustering and his horse, !
I putting its foot into a bole, came over
on top of him, injuring his left leg and j
j bulanco. From tho station the manager
jwas pioccoding by car to '.lie injured man,'
j u.i' to make n start, recoiv-vl n ctntimcdl
cu.-ion from being struck by tho crank- 1
other lad 011 tho old workings of tho
Copperfiold minen and Imving shiftod n
thom and, when they dropped it, tho
GAYNDAH. -
A picture benefit, held in aid of tlio
programme of films was supplied free of 1
Svlznicks Ltd., Brisbane. - I
in loaal footluvll fixtures at Uie week- 1
end. combineil Mundubbcra and Mount'
iM-l'.iitnli'.o scored r.11 easy win over com
GLENVIEW. . |
experienced this early on a rccont Sun--
day evening. Towards Ilklev and Tana-'
bnil fell in theso places for fully n
quarter of nn hour, but fortunatoly the j
nny damage. The district is looking!
the rccont rain, makes tho outlook for;
tho spring very promising. ;
Tho cream supplies nro now begin-'
ning to increase again. So far no straw
will bo despatched. j
Organiser It. \V. Thomas has just ;
branch. Mr. G. Shorldan vice-chairman, I
Mr. E. A. Thomas secretury and trca- 1
surer. Arr. \V. H. Hnndo was nppointod 1
delegate to the district council. This ,
b'rauch resolved that, while supporting'
the Government's fichcmo for tho bet-:
torment of farming conditions, it rcmnin :
loyal to its own organisation, tho
Q.F.U. Further, it was unanimously 1
agreed that the branch support a move1
ment for establishing n farmer's weekly -
by tho Queensland Farmers' Union. Thol
formation . of the TTunterton-Ornllo !
branch of tho Q.F.U. makes a total of j
10 branches of tho Q.F.U. in the Mnrn-j
The weather remains dry and hard'
about poterod out. And the winter pro
mises considerable losses in stock un
boo was hold on tho recreation, reserve'
on Saturday, for tho purpose of 'pre
paring a sito . for the Laidlcy Shiro
trees, fencing around the . enclosure,
and otherwise preparing for tho erec
Afr. C. W. Hooper (chairman Fallon
Soldiers' Memorial committee) moved ;
n voto of thanks to the numerous ,
helpers, and to the ladies who served )
junclicun aad afternoon tea to the |
workers. I
MITCHELL. j
At the monthly mcoting of AlitcheH'
fjchcol o< Arts (ho receipts for the month j
wen announced as £16 I9i 6d, and ex
penditure £15 18 2d, icivini: a debit'
ivthtnce of £9 5s lid. |
At, tlv ambnlajico committee mcoftug
the finance statement showed a credit cf
£34 12s 3d. anil tho car fund now stand I
at £&J Os Oil. During the month 47 catcs!
i were trr-atcd and 233 miles -vcro travelled.!
Mr. 1). F. O'Sulhvan has purchased
tlio l'ust Office Hotel property, with
.ioenco and goodwill, from (ho Misses
lkyle, nnd took r.vcr at ilie end of last
I monUt. This biwiness has Iwcn hi tho
hands of tho Boyle family for many
1 years and conducted with /ucceas ou a
I first-class luitise.
country, on June '3. The membership
show war returned to the Ambulanco and
rattled, it being weet on this occasion bv 1
Air \V Woodlands.
j looted by Mr. I\ Pcidmllurick. Tooloom- ,
to Clifton, 174 wethers from Mitchell i
Downs to Ifarristown, 45 mixed cattlo I
from Muekaillll.i to Duntudd 1 A lionr.- .
| from Mitchell to Newmarket, 14 mixed
! cattle from Gowria to AVaroonga, 129
Xiwmatkrt. 22 st<ers from Warren Point
I to Arackiiijjill, -120 horses from Bodmanton
| to Northampton, 17 cattlo from Woraa!-
I iila to Mulgalrco.
i AIOOLOOLAH.
Afr. .Tamos 8hoa, a well knoivn resi
Tho Nnmbotir footbaltors defeated
fnitiv irnritl — —I— ;
homes. \
tho cream supply. ,
Tho proposals of the 8.Q.F.S. to es
tablish n bauana and fruit pool aro
beiug keenly discussed here, nnd . al
i cfllvicut to deal with such n complex
| business as pooling.
I 80 for tlio district has not been fnv-
I of tho Provisional Council of Agricul
1 Coast, and many claim that a careful
MULMEBRAN.
Thu weather is cold, with slinrp south-
, crly and westerly winds. Frost hns
110 uppcarancc of rain. Tho district
looks very dry, and farmers aro un
prepared for n hard winter. '
. Tho Downs Co-operative Dairy Co.
meeting here. Tho methods of tho
jTcrters'"" nifociati.nu met. Amcndmrnls
! taking to pay tho fir.U instalment of the
j forthwith. The lovv is 15 n year for
'threo years. &;rao opposition to tho im-
i )<omtion of a sclf-mado tax i being reLed
ctig.iial character, Boggy Borelt. "Sprite, "I
vinoed tint large excavated tanks aro the
: only safeguard and many nro hand el
1 6000 yards' capacity.
'Feo'd is still fairly plentiful, but very
I lion. Shearing is completed and tje last
| of the wool was consigned lost week,
| from their sinull areas planted laet sou-
WTBEBMA.
. WALLANOARBA.
winning by six points. The scores were
fired over 300 and 600 yards.
The financial atate of the School of
Arts for 1921 discloses a credit bal-
an entirely new ono In ita place. At
present there is in hand for this pur
banana growers are very indignant at
the bababa is the cause of carrying the
disease.
latest lo fall iuto line is tho Buderim
Labour supporters who, at a meeting,
cJiuirman, and Mr. W. J. a. Forde,
secretary.
the vacancy on the board
Over 200 pigs were yarded at Boonah,
220 at Harrisvillc, and 20 at Kolbar and
lloadvalo. Pricee nre stHl advancing, and
their shoot next practice day.
The "B" grade football team from
relativo to tho proposed resumptions of
herd within the Peak Downi: "That this
meeting of primary producer! much re-
grots the action of tho S-uto Government
is resuming certain lands in tho Peak
Downs district from email grazing- retec-
tons, especially in view of tho fuel thai
the terms of tho leasts huvo not expiiod.
Further, we are of opinion that tin's
know when their land in to bo resumed,
and the consequent result- will bo that!
tho leasehold will become valueless. It
is obvious that Uiin must havo disastrous
A painful accident happened to a man
named Frank Sculley who was cutting
A doullo accidcnl occurred on Logan
Downs station a few days ngo. Patrick
Salmond was mustering and his horse,
putting its foot into a bole, came over
on top of him, injuring his left leg and
bulanco. From tho station the manager
jwas pioccoding by car to '.lie injured man,
u.i' to make n start, recoiv-vl n ctntimcdl
cu.-ion from being struck by tho crank-
other lad 011 tho old workings of the
Copperfiold minen and Imving shiftod a
thom and, when they dropped it, the
GAYNDAH.
A picture benefit, held in aid of the
programme of films was supplied free of
Svlznicks Ltd., Brisbane.
in loaal footluvll fixtures at Uie week-
end. combineil Mundubbcra and Mount
iM-l'.iitnli'.o scored r.11 easy win over com-
GLENVIEW.
experienced this early on a rccont Sun-
day evening. Towards Ilklev and Tana-
bnil fell in theso places for fully a
quarter of nn hour, but fortunatoly the
any damage. The district is looking
the rccont rain, makes tho outlook for
tho spring very promising.
Tho cream supplies nro now begin-
ning to increase again. So far no straw-
will bo despatched.
Organiser It. \V. Thomas has just
branch. Mr. G. Shorldan vice-chairman,
Mr. E. A. Thomas secretury and trca-
surer. Arr. \V. H. Hnndo was nppointod
delegate to the district council. This
b'rauch resolved that, while supporting
the Government's fichcmo for tho bet-
torment of farming conditions, it rcmning
loyal to its own organisation, the
Q.F.U. Further, it was unanimously
agreed that the branch support a move
ment for establishing n farmer's weekly
by tho Queensland Farmers' Union. The
formation . of the TTunterton-Ornllo
branch of tho Q.F.U. makes a total of
10 branches of tho Q.F.U. in the Mnrn-
The weather remains dry and hard
about poterod out. And the winter pro-
mises considerable losses in stock un-
boo was hold on tho recreation, reserve
on Saturday, for the purpose of pre-
paring a sito . for the Laidlcy Shire
trees, fencing around the enclosure,
and otherwise preparing for the erec-
Mr. C. W. Hooper (chairman Fallon
a voto of thanks to the numerous
helpers, and to the ladies who served
junclicun aad afternoon tea to the
workers.
MITCHELL.
At the monthly mcoting of Mitchell
fjchcol o< Arts (ho receipts for the month
wen announced as £16 I9i 6d, and ex-
penditure £15 18 2d, icivini: a debit
ivthtnce of £9 5s 11d.
At, tlv ambnlajico committee meeting
the finance statement showed a credit of
£34 12s 3d. anil tho car fund now stand
at £&J Os Oil. During the month 47 catcs
i were trr-atcd and 233 miles -vcro travelled.
Mr. D. F. O'Sulhvan has purchased
the Post Office Hotel property, with
.ioenco and goodwill, from the Misses
Boyle, and took over at the end of last
month. This business has been in the
hands of the Boyle family for many
years and conducted with succeas as a
first-class luitise.
country, on June 3. The membership
show war returned to the Ambulance and
rattled, it being weet on this occasion by
Mr W Woodlands.
lected by Mr. I\ Pcidmllurick. Tooloom-
to Clifton, 174 wethers from Mitchell
Downs to Ifarristown, 45 mixed cattle
from Muekaillll.i to Duntudd 16 horses
from Mitchell to Newmarket, 14 mixed
cattle from Gowria to AVaroonga, 129
Newmatkrt. 22 st<ers from Warren Point
to Arackiiijjill, -120 horses from Bodmanton
to Northampton, 17 cattlo from Woraa!-
iila to Mulgalrco.
MOOLOOLAH.
Mr. Jamos 8hoa, a well knoivn resi
The Nnmbotir footbaltors defeated
fnitiv irnritl
homes.
the cream supply.
Tho proposals of the 8.Q.F.S. to es-
tablish n bauana and fruit pool are
beiug keenly discussed here, and . al
efllvicut to deal with such n complex
business as pooling.
80 for tlio district has not been fnv-
of tho Provisional Council of Agricul
Coast, and many claim that a careful
MILLMERRAN.
The weather is cold, with slinrp south-
erly and westerly winds. Frost has
no appcarancc of rain. Tho district
looks very dry, and farmers aro un-
prepared for n hard winter.
The Downs Co-operative Dairy Co.
meeting here. The methods of the
growers'"" nifociati.nu met. Amcndmrnls
taking to pay tho fir.U instalment of the
forthwith. The lovv is 15 n year for
three years. &;rao opposition to tho im-
position of a sclf-mado tax i being reLed
vinced tint large excavated tanks aro the
only safeguard and many nro hand el
6000 yards' capacity.
Feed is still fairly plentiful, but very
lion. Shearing is completed and tje last
of the wool was consigned lost week,
from their sinull areas planted laet sou-
WYREEMA.
WALLANOARBA.
TEAM FOR NEW ZEALAND. (Article), Daily Standard (Brisbane, Qld. : 1912 - 1936), Monday 8 May 1922 [Issue No.2914] page 3 2017-05-25 23:26 land tour:-J. Hamilton (Pineapple
not available is requested to commu
Abe R. Feldy, junr., writes:
There are- certainly a few surprises
Bratten. another Queenslander, no
Day, the only day on which the selec
year, will marvel nt the inclusion of
very poor, while, on tho Monday, for
look a novice. I am'told that while
ted adversely, on the selection . of
land tour:—J. Hamilton (Pineapple
not available is requested to commu-
Abe R. Feldy, junr., writes:—
There are certainly a few surprises
Bratten, another Queenslander, no
Day, the only day on which the selec-
year, will marvel at the inclusion of
very poor, while, on the Monday, for
look a novice. I am told that while
ted adversely, on the selection of
COOLOONGATTA. January 25. (Article), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Wednesday 25 January 1922 [Issue No.15,339] page 5 2017-05-25 23:22 Iimuarv ?: 5.
A pretty, wedding was celebrated at the
.Saturday morning last, writes our
Mary Craniioy, second eldest daughter oi
Mr. ' and Mrs. M. tiraaiicy, ot Tweed
T-lnurls.'.wns maiirii-d in Air. Robert Mason
only son ot Mrs. lJuggan, ot Tweed
Miss' Susan Cranncy (sister of the br.idc)
was maid of honour, and Mr. John Gran-
.The bride's dress was of white crepe dc
clicne, with an necbrdcon' pleated shirt,
nnd overdress ol georgette, with silver
trimmings. The bridesmaid wore n dress
of pale pin'r crepe de chcne and georgette,
trimmed with hand-made llowers, and hat
to match. After tho wedding breakfast
the bride and bridegroom tea ny car 101
MurwiUumbah, thence by tyain to Bruns
be spent. The bride's travelling dres»
was of navy blue crope dc clieno, trimmed
Amongst the arrivals at UoMangatta
for the week-end were Mr. , and Mrs. II.
McKcnna (Ipswich), Mr. and Mrs. Mur
phy and, family (Goodna), Miss Archdnlo
and Mrs. A. Rac (Goondiwlndi), Miss
Elliott (Cuuiiamulla), Miss Boyle (Mit
Mrs. S. Uhristcnsen, who has been for
the Past five weeks bolidaying at C'uolan-
gatta, left bv yesterday's train for Bris
bane, en roiiic for licr home in Bunda-
lierg.
January 25.
A pretty wedding was celebrated at the
Saturday morning last, writes our
Mary Craniioy, second eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. M. Cranney, of Tweed
Heads was married to Mr. Robert Mason
only son of Mrs. Duggan, of Tweed
Miss Susan Cranncy (sister of the bride)
was maid of honour, and Mr. John Cran-
The bride's dress was of white crepe de
chene, with an accordeon pleated shirt,
and overdress of georgette, with silver
trimmings. The bridesmaid wore a dress
of pale pink crepe de chene and georgette,
trimmed with hand-made flowers, and hat
to match. After the wedding breakfast
the bride and bridegroom left by car for
Murwillumbah, thence by train to Bruns-
be spent. The bride's travelling dress
was of navy blue crope de chene, trimmed
Amongst the arrivals at Coolangatta
for the week-end were Mr. and Mrs. H.
McKenna (Ipswich), Mr. and Mrs. Mur-
phy and, family (Goodna), Miss Archdale
and Mrs. A. Rae (Goondiwindi), Miss
Elliott (Cunnamulla), Miss Boyle (Mit-
Mrs. S. Christensen, who has been for
the past five weeks bolidaying at Coolan-
gatta, left by yesterday's train for Bris-
bane, en route for their home in Bunda-
berg.
MITCHELL. Magistrate's Court. (Article), The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), Monday 26 June 1922 [Issue No.20,102] page 7 2017-05-25 23:15 an order for the defendant to- quit and
Costs amounting tn £3/3/G were allowed,
an order for the defendant to quit and
Costs amounting to £3/3/6 were allowed,
NEWS FROM THE COUNTRY. ROMA. (Article), The Daily Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1903 - 1926), Saturday 16 December 1922 [Issue No.6468] page 18 2017-05-25 23:12 '"V— .. . - -
' ' : NEWS. ERQM THE .COUNTRY.,
c -<- t ' ' _ <
BOMA.ii '
'Al the lajt meeting of (ho Maraooa
yj requested by tho association, ... 1
NEWS. ERQM THE .COUNTRY.,
ROMA.
At the lajt meeting of (ho Maraooa
y requested by tho association.
Wheat Inquiry. Georgeson Examined. Collapses in Witness-Box. SYDNEY, December. 3. (Article), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Saturday 3 December 1921 [Issue No.15,294] page 9 2017-05-25 23:05 to get away' ' without -incurring demur
rage. > Hut as to that 3,000 bags, it
consisted .of 1917-18 second quality wheat
and was no better.- than that . being sup
plied ' to Georgeson from 1910-17 stacks.
. Mr. . justice Bring ; That is, merely a
drop in'- flic buek'ct. I have'- 'apparently
absolutely ' false basis. It. was ' suggested
that 'there -hnd been cnornious ...amounts of
good wheat substituted for inferior.' ;
Mr. 'Blacket-: I have had letters alleg
ing systematic substitution, but all < ouri
inquiries have tailed to substantiate it,
, Tlie commission adjourned.
to get away without incurring demur
rage. But as to that 3,000 bags, it
consisted of 1917-18 second quality wheat
and was no better than that being sup
plied to Georgeson from 1910-17 stacks.
Mr. Justice Pring : That is, merely a
drop in the bucket. I have'- 'apparently
absolutely false basis. It was suggested
that there had been enormous amounts of
good wheat substituted for inferior.
Mr. Blacket : I have had letters alleg
ing systematic substitution, but all our
inquiries have failed to substantiate it,
The commission adjourned.
Wheat Inquiry. Georgeson Examined. Collapses in Witness-Box. SYDNEY, December. 3. (Article), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Saturday 3 December 1921 [Issue No.15,294] page 9 2017-05-25 23:02 thing I. would,- give it - you fcadily anil
frankly. , ; ; -- ' , v. - . , , v ?/;, ''
."-Fiirthpr pressed .by , Mr.:, ' Blacket fitness
said- "I cannot remember '.'a lot' ol things.
' .since July.'.'." . - >
"Mr. Blacket : I.wish'you .would rement-
.ber; things that happened ; in .'1019,' .
' Witness ; So; do' I; , I . would bc >'as'
.likely- to give a Minister : money! ihqiro-
' perljas to>, murder a man.'!.
. -Air." Blacket .The .best. way ol .clearing'
the Ministcr-.is .to' show what -you.. did
with that -£7ip. Witness;: It God gave
rite strength I woqld. . ' '. / .
- - vAre .you connected with ; Ait'.-en Uros.?:
I ; was . director from the .time the i'fifsm
was first' formed. '
; -How many- shares has -Mrs. Gcorgeson
in that company 7 She has 13, 001) snares
in a. capital of £30,000. , ' - '
Has 'Talbot any . allures in : Aitfitn's
- niill?: I believe he. has, but I -could, not
say whether he is the largest sharcliolder.'
'Witness said' he could not say whether he
. was still a director ol , "Aitken's, or
' whether ho bad ceased to he one. ' ';.',
Mr. Blacket . read a - business, letter
written by .Gcorgoion, relative to !a ship
ment of wheat in X 919,. .'and- askedV'hlm
if . he remembered tlie' letter. ' >'' :
, Witness said he did not. - : s-
Mr. Blacket : Do you ; tell the commis-
. sioa- now that you cannot remember -writ
ing that 7 "I tell the commission," .re-.'
plied Hie witness; "and' I toll you . as if;
it were, my last word iri this . yvb'rld. X-1
ask you to lie a little more patient with''
mo. X cannot remember.". .."A
' In 1,918, mav- I lake, it, vou were thor
oughly well . and strong 7 Yes. So. far. as
I know. vf - . . 1
Do vou 'remember the sale ol 5s. - wli&t'
In November, 1918? No, ' 'v.
CORRUPTION DENIED; ', ' ?:. ,
Here Is a very suspicious amount ; of
£719. ' It, appears ns if! somebody, got
very - easy money ? I can lie quite, s.uro
that 1 would not he a party -to 'any
money paid to anybody who was not 6n-
titlcd to it. .
- Well, can I put it to you this way .
you and Talbot must Temain under sus
picion until an explanation i„ mado'7 '' - 1
xan assure you that I would not be ' a
party to anything In .tjio way of giving
sixpence that was riot properly earned.-
Here Mr." Blacket- turned .to 'bis honour
and said; . "I do not think- 1 would be
justified"-.!!) asking- any more questions ot
witness.. At ttio same tlriie I would like '
to .suggest to Uie ooinmlssion that If. tlie
medical men ' tvho made these , affidavits
could lie called, It would be a help -to
; asceriaiii tyhpthar . it was -possible , for . a'.
nlan who conducted Jiis business," -and a
very important one -.in 10X9, to have for
gotten everything about it '-in- T031;".-.
. 'Tile Commissioner Have j'.ou any. evl-.,'
denoO to show' that superior wheat - went'
out ot Australia?. v .. .
,' Mr. Blacket said somo witnesses'.. 'evl-
dnco. would go to prove that, but", there',
was very littlo evidence of superior wheat
. being substituted for interior whcat. -Tliey :
were all small amounts. -
.MENTAL SPECIALIST'S EVIDENCE.
./Dr. Alfred. Walter Campbell, mental
speeialisti Said .-he saw Georgeson' in'-
Augpst last; His memory, .which " - the
yqdr previously - had been paralysed, was
-.ver'v much -improved on this occasion, Ori"
11th - August., hp questioned. /him": -and .
satisfied -himself he had: .knowledge- ,'and
p> s.-iessions. . 1-Ie jqtorniiid jvitness ha. had-
shares in a number of . veiiturcs.'
; Iri . roply. lp his honour, Dr. Campbell
.said ho kntw. this was- a very important
-.caso, Ho", thought ho had qucs'.ijnid
. Georgeson' .in . Aii(5ust. last 'about his
contract. So far as .his /recollection" went
... Georgepon led hirii,. .fo";'th'lnk ' ho hod
mclivory ol.. these transactions. Tiiat was
his present impression. \ ... ."
'tljs Honour. : Did you ask him about
'- theiri? 1 'd.d.
. Did you jjreds 'him .riiuch 7 . No, "X did
not know tho -particilaqi.
' ,'Hut you , 'kncw the commission was sit
ting. You knew the cause of „liis illness,
i. should have thought yciu would ask'.hlin.
particulars about It.' I did risk him.. Mv
fiellcf is he . had . nu recallectiori ol - these,
'transactions. ' - ' I
r IlaVe you seen' hiin lately 7 I saw 'him
. once, since October. Sometimes -he ' came
Did . yoa: 'think then liis' memory ' was.
just as good as in August 7. -'Just ' ' the
same, ' . ' . ' ; '.
% Ypti see , lie tells us to-day his -inlnd iff
an absolute lilaqk, .Do "you thiak.'. -tlint
fs possible after your examination . iri
August 7. No ; my belief is t'uat lie should
. have some memory of the pastl. I can-
quite understand liis mind being a ' blank
concerning the period ol Ills illness, and'
perhaps some weeks' befp'c I hat ill iess, be
cause it was suc-li a severe one, but he
(mm tour to six months hciurc.
Yqu'r .Impression is that In August he
hud some recollection ? Yes.
- ' "I'ERK Y IN HIS MANNER." " '
John ' Itcld, architect, gave evidence ot '
acquaintance with /Gcorgeson. In'. Sep
tember. he waif quite perky jn his man
ner. He discussed mallei s vigoroqaly„but
seemed to avoid tal .ing about the wiic.it
business. Thej did not discuss Tuiliot or
Vitkcn Bros, mill, or. Horsborough. -; In
fait, witness only referred to the case in-
ciilcntiill.v, by wav of a -question us' -to
when lie would in- nl:U' to give 'evidence.
All tlie tiirie- witness, .believed, lie ...wns-
mixioiis to give 'evidepee; ' He did . . not
think ihby talked , about ;-.what' .evidence lie
W-s />o,nw'„ln-j>ivi>. ' , .
Mrs! Georgeson, . recalled,- wus; questioned
regarding; liipiicy, slie ieiit I lorsluiroiiEh '"in
1610 hiul 11)20. ' RlieVsaid slie did iuit U'li
li'.-r husliuiiil- until lie hail rers'.'crcd f:om
jiis Illness. .. , - . . .
.: Mr. Blncket referred to the commission
the .quest inn o, the suiistitiition of belter
qiiuliiy wlieni tliat was raised. lie said
tlie slim total of inquiries made by detec-
tiveo (honed 3.000 bsjU ol 1017 mheat ,
ianded-on to a steamer which was shOrt
so much, arid which it was - necessary
thing I would give it - you fcadily anil
Further pressed .by , Mr.:, ' Blacket fitness
said "I cannot remember '.'a lot' ol things.
since July.
Mr. Blacket : I wish you would rement-
ber things that happened ; in .'1019,' .
Witness : So do I; , I . would bc >'as'
likely to give a Minister : money! ihqiro-
perly to murder a man.'!.
Mr. Blacket : The .best. way ol .clearing'
the Minister is .to' show what -you.. did
with that £719. Witness;: It God gave
rite strength I would.
Are .you connected with ; Ait'.-en Uros.?:
I was director from the .time the i'fifsm
was first formed.
How many- shares has -Mrs. Gcorgeson
in that company ? She has 13,000 shares
in a capital of £30,000.
Has Talbot any . allures in : Aitfitn's
mill? I believe he. has, but I -could, not
say whether he is the largest shareholder.
Witness said he could not say whether he
was still a director of "Aitken's, or
whether ho bad ceased to he one.
Mr. Blacket read a business, letter
written by Georgoion, relative to !a ship
ment of wheat in 1919, and- askedV'hlm
if he remembered tlie' letter.
Witness said he did not.
Mr. Blacket : Do you tell the commis-
sion now that you cannot remember -writ
ing that ? "I tell the commission," .re-.'
plied the witness; "and' I toll you . as if;
it were my last word iri this world. I
ask you to be a little more patient with'
me. I cannot remember.". .."A
In 1918, mav- I lake, it, vou were thor
oughly well and strong 7 Yes. So. far. as
I know.
Do vou remember the sale of 5s. wheat
in November, 1918? No,
CORRUPTION DENIED.
Here is a very suspicious amount ; of
£719. It appears ns if! somebody, got
very easy money ? I can lie quite, s.uro
that I would not he a party -to 'any
money paid to anybody who was not en-
titlcd to it.
Well, can I put it to you this way :
you and Talbot must remain under sus-
picion until an explanation be made ? I
can assure you that I would not be a
party to anything in the way of giving
sixpence that was not properly earned.-
Here Mr. Blacket turned .to 'bis honour
and said; . "I do not think I would be
justified" in asking any more questions ot
witness. At the same tlriie I would like '
to suggest to the ooinmlssion that If. tlie
medical men who made these affidavits
could be called, It would be a help -to
asceriaiii whether it was -possible , for . a'.
plan who conducted his business," -and a
very important one in 1919, to have for
gotten everything about it in 1921.
The Commissioner Have j'.ou any. evl-.,'
dence to show that superior wheat - went'
out of Australia?
Mr. Blacket said some witnesses'.. 'evl-
dence would go to prove that, but", there',
was very little evidence of superior wheat
being substituted for interior wheat.-They
were all small amounts.
MENTAL SPECIALIST'S EVIDENCE.
Dr. Alfred Walter Campbell, mental
speeialist, said .-he saw Georgeson' in'-
Augpst last. His memory, which " - the
year previously had been paralysed, was
very much improved on this occasion, Ori"
11th August., hp questioned. /him": -and .
satisfied himself he had: .knowledge- ,'and
possessions. He informed jvitness ha. had-
shares in a number of ventures.
In reply to his honour, Dr. Campbell
said ho kntw. this was- a very important
case. He thought ho had qucs'.ijnid
Georgeson in . Aii(5ust. last 'about his
contract. So far as his recollection went
Georgepon led hirii,. .fo";'th'lnk ' ho hod
memory of these transactions. Tiiat was
His Honour. : Did you ask him about
them ? 1 'd.d.
Did you jjreds 'him .riiuch 7 . No, "X did
not know the particilaqi.
But you knew the commission was sit
ting. You knew the cause of his illness,
I should have thought yciu would ask'.hlin.
particulars about it. I did risk him.. Mv
belief is he had nu recallectiori ol - these,
Have you seen' hiin lately 7 I saw 'him
once since October. Sometimes -he ' came
Did you think then liis' memory ' was.
just as good as in August ? Just ' ' the
same.
You see he tells us to-day his -inlnd iff
an absolute black. .Do "you thiak.'. -tlint
is possible after your examination . iri
August 7. No : my belief is t'uat lie should
have some memory of the pastl. I can-
quite understand his mind being a ' blank
concerning the period of his illness, and'
perhaps some weeks' before I hat ill iess, be
cause it was such a severe one, but he
from tour to six months hciurc.
Your impression is that In August he
had some recollection ? Yes.
"PERKY IN HIS MANNER."
John Reid, architect, gave evidence ot '
acquaintance with Georgeson. In'. Sep
tember he was quite perky jn his man
ner. He discussed mtters vigoroqaly„but
seemed to avoid taking about the wiic.it
business. They did not discuss Tuiliot or
Aitken Bros, mill, or Horsborough. -; In
fact, witness only referred to the case in-
cidently, by wav of a -question us' -to
when he would in- nl:U' to give 'evidence.
All the time witness, believed, lie ...wns-
anxious to give evidepee; ' He did . . not
think they talked , about ;-.what' .evidence lie
was />o,nw'„ to rise.
Mrs. Georgeson, recalled,- wus; questioned
regarding money, slie ieiit I lorsluiroiiEh '"in
1919 and 1920. RlieVsaid slie did iuit U'li
her husband until lie hail rers'.'crcd f:om
his illness.
Mr. Blncket referred to the commission
the question of the suiistitiition of belter
quality wlieni tliat was raised. lie said
the sum total of inquiries made by detec-
tives (honed 3.000 bsjU ol 1017 mheat ,
landed on to a steamer which was shOrt
so much, and which it was necessary
Wheat Inquiry. Georgeson Examined. Collapses in Witness-Box. SYDNEY, December. 3. (Article), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Saturday 3 December 1921 [Issue No.15,294] page 9 2017-05-25 22:41 You. have a memory of that transaction
because of what sho .told you then? 'No,
I did not say that. I went to tlie Com
monwealth Bank and saw the chetjue.
, When was it. paid 7. Some time In May
I think-. - .... ..
Mr,- Justice Pring : Was. this three
years ago 7 Why would '.Mrs. Georgcson
pay it then 7 -
- -Witness : . I do not .think it was .three
-rears ago, about 12 months last may X'
Mr/ Blacket : You . do , know, that, . a
choqup was , given . by your wile ' to. Hors
borough in May or . June, 1920 7 Yes..
Thrin afterwards ho ..was paid another
sum' of £ 1,00b ? I did riot pav 'liim. '
.1 did not say that. Did not your , wife
pay hint £l ,000 7,1. believe so. - Y ' ' ' '
f about'a loan.' .
In repiy to - questions -about <-n loan and
whether- there was security for it, wit
ness .said he understood there . was' - a .
isecond -mortgage over, the house;. "tAlrs.
Gcorgeson . tells- ..mo,"' -he. ..said, .'.'that !
£2;000 "of- the amount. '-was- lor- a -sliort
loan, :whlclr has been paid," back.!' ; .
. Mr. /Blacket : Was not .the, second riiort-
gnge .to have :bcen . a lull discharge ot the
.lull, amount : -pf £4,700 7. I never heard
anything .about, that. . . . . - ; .
. Has riot.'.your , wile . told vou she .never
heard ,'Mr. ; Horsborough . giving . ' seour ity !
/Jor. £2.000 ?_ .Hlie never was told' Jlhat. ;
l- ani certaip. ol it. i . . .
.- ..What.. ' were;.- the. circumstances, vthat
allowed her: to pay. Horsborough £5,000
: without- security 7 I thlhk she absolutely
.trusted .the .man; . Y ' -
;-\Vhat is the first you remember ot
Horskotougli.?,' I Giink X reincinliof ' . It
was .trouble.' over, tliis money that' Mrs.'
Georgeson advanced, to liira.", .....
I -will -test your : memory. Who.; , was
manager of the wheat ' office" when \>yo'.i
we'e buying .'wheat from, the wheat ollice?
I believe Mr. 'Drummond.' ;
' What' about Mr.' Digby;?- Very likely. -
; Hbfsborougli left tlie wheat office in
July, 1919, and started iri 1020 on his
own, account'? Very likely.
. 'Horsborough went' into partnership with
'bboldiceper.? I .do not rememberer . :
Y You 'know Horsborough : 'was examined
in Bankruptcy in Aiigust last. -'And Jyori
.'Saw jt reported .tlirit he yyas paid . £1,000
' a year .hy you as a retainer 7 1 do riot
remeniher that portion; :
. .- Do'.you .tell' -the' commissioner that you
Y do 'riot remember that 7- Ycs.'> i! "
' You are saying it .was jiot done'.? Oh,
: no i ,'l.do not say .that;' 1 do; not" re-.
. member' at all. ... . - - -.
"An: extraordinary thing,- when.. doctors
. have said . certain things In your frit our".
j'011 do not remember one lact aiibiit'-youf
- Avheat .business. Witness' J H I'knew-any-
You have a memory of that transaction
because of what she told you then? 'No,
I did not say that. I went to the Com-
monwealth Bank and saw the cheque.
When was it paid 7. Some time In May
I think.
Mr. Justice Pring : Was this three
years ago ? Why would '.Mrs. Georgcson
pay it then ?
Witness : I do not think it was .three
years ago, about 12 months last may X'
Mr. Blacket : You do know, that a
cheque was , given . by your wile ' to. Hors
borough in May or June, 1920 ? Yes..
Then afterwards he was paid another
sum of £1,000 ? I did riot pav 'liim. '
I did not say that. Did not your , wife
pay hint £1,000 ? I believe so
ABOUT A LOAN.
In repiy to questions about <-n loan and
whether there was security for it, wit
ness said he understood there . was' - a .
second mortgage over, the house;. "tAlrs.
Georgeson tells- ..mo,"' -he. ..said, .'.'that
£2,000 of the amount. '-was- lor- a short
loan, :whlclr has been paid," back."
Mr. Blacket : Was not the second riiort-
gage to have been a lull discharge ot the
full, amount of £4,700 7. I never heard
anything about that.
Has not your wile . told vou she .never
heard Mr. Horsborough . giving . ' seour ity !
for. £2.000 ? She never was told' Jlhat. ;
l am certain ol it. i . . .
What.. ' were;.- the. circumstances, vthat
allowed her to pay. Horsborough £5,000
without security ? I thlhk she absolutely
trusted .the .man; . Y ' -
What is the first you remember ot
Horsborough.?,' I Giink X reincinliof ' . It
was trouble over, tliis money that' Mrs.'
Georgeson advanced to liira.", .....
I will test your memory. Who.; , was
manager of the wheat office when \>yo'.i
we'e buying wheat from the wheat ollice?
I believe Mr. Drummond.
What' about Mr. Digby ?- Very likely. -
Horsborough left tlie wheat office in
July, 1919, and started in 1920 on his
own account ? Very likely.
Horsborough went into partnership with
bookkeeper ? I .do not rememberer . :
You 'know Horsborough was examined
in Bankruptcy in August last. -'And Jyori
saw it reported .tlirit he yyas paid . £1,000
a year by you as a retainer 7 1 do riot
remember that portion.
Do you .tell' -the' commissioner that you
do not remember that 7- Ycs.'> i! "
You are saying it .was jiot done'.? Oh,
no ! l do not say .that;' 1 do; not" re-.
member at all.
An extraordinary thing,- when.. doctors
have said certain things In your frit our".
you do not remember one lact aiibiit'-youf
wheat business. Witness' J H I'knew-any-
Wheat Inquiry. Georgeson Examined. Collapses in Witness-Box. SYDNEY, December. 3. (Article), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Saturday 3 December 1921 [Issue No.15,294] page 9 2017-05-25 22:31 This amount nearly. 'equals 'the comm s-
sjon in respcoi to two shipments ol wheat
lo NcS'iki. Was there urft ouc .who ought '
In have got a commission out at this
w heat ?„ Not- that 1 remember."
. Wilii.ws said lis- memory begun-1 to get
dinllneUv better in July. .
Mr." Blueket : .llnvri you no- memory of
what luippcned in. 11117? ..No.
Can vou tell- mo about-- wlidl time your
memory began to" fail .7 I am' sorry I
cannot.'
On 2Xth Mrirch -you have ono. chequo,
for £719; on the same dnv vim have one
(lieque.'.J. Talbot,, for £210 ?' Yes, en
An Titbit amo-'nt. is iinld Into J. Tnl-
- lint 's . I nn"-7 Vesv
Tliri n.ixt eheqiie flic: same liny, is D. ill.'
"iil'iol. £200/ Tlint npioimt 'is "-nal.il into
his Wife's 'account f Yes,'- endorsed . by ine'.-
Tliere -Is nhbtlicr' cheque for. £300, "also
i n'd inlp vour wife's iiccoOnt 7 Yes.
You see Hie amount ol wheal shipped
between certain dates . ol n - penny a
bushel' comiujssian works out- just at
£?(I7. Does that" rboall anythliig to your
niiri.dT.Np. v. r
£3,000 to Horsborough ? No, but "I
know, she did It.
You remember sho told ypti about it 1
No, I do not remember she told mo about
it; '
She told you about the transaction nt
tho time it occurred, did not sho 7 Yes.
This amount nearly equals 'the comm s-
sion in respect to two shipments ol wheat
to NcS'iki. Was there anyoner ouc .who ought '
to have got a commission out at this
Witness said lis- memory begun-1 to get
distinctly better in July. .
Mr. Blacket : .llnvri you no- memory of
what happcned in. 11117? ..No.
Can you tell me about wlidl time your
memory began to fail ? I am' sorry I
cannot.
On 28th March you have ono. chequo,
for £719, on the same day vim have one
cheque, J. Talbot,, for £210 ?' Yes, en
And that amo-'nt. is iinld Into J. Tnl-
- lint 's . I am ? Vesv
The next cheque flic: same liny, is D. ill.'
Talbot £200/ Tlint npioimt 'is "-nal.il into
his wife's account f Yes,'- endorsed . by ine'.-
There is nhbtlicr' cheque for. £300, "also
i n'd into your wife's iiccoOnt 7 Yes.
You see the amount of wheal shipped
between certain dates at a penny a
bushel commission works out- just at
£707. Does that" rboall anythliig to your
mind ? No.
£3,000 to Horsborough ? No, but I
know, she did it.
You remember she told ypti about it 1
No, I do not remember she told me about
it.
She told you about the transaction at
the time it occurred, did not she ? Yes.

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