100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 19 June 1923

19 JUNE 1923

A number of concessions in the matter of the reassessment of house property for taxation were announced in the House of Commons by the Financial Secretary to the Treasury.

A Turkish transport carrying a cargo of guns from Thrace was seized by the British destroyer Splendid in the Sea of Marmora.

A demonstration of the working of the totalisator machine in betting transactions was given before members of the Committee on the Taxation of Betting.