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HARGRAVES RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
HARGRAVES RACES. , Following are the results of the annual meeting of the Hargraves Race Club held on Monday:— I Opening Handicap.—Musaro 1, Carl ton 2, Lady Cyle 3. Local Handicap.—Killarney 1, Lucio 2. Publicans' Purse.—Don Cleve 1, Caerleon 2. Handicap Hack Race.—Motor Maid 1, Highbrook 2. Hargraves Race Club Handicap.— Musora 1, Caerleon 2. Local Hack Handicap.—Sid 1, Lucio 1 2. Only two started. Forced Handicap.— Caerleon 1, : Highbrook 2. Don Cleve won this race, but a protest for interference - was upheld, and the jockey, McCallum, disqualified for twelve months.
NARROMINE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
NARROMINE RACES. A good' day's racing was run off a Narromine on New Year's Day, iu fine weather, with the following results: — Opening Handicap.—La Bronte 1, Try King 2. Haclc .Race.—Ganmain 1, Tripod 2. ' Narromine Handicap.—Try. King X, La Bronte 2. Welter Handicap.—Lympliia 1, Gan main 2. New Year's Gift.—Lucky Moon 1, Val K. 2. ' Farewell Handicap.—La Bronte 1, Water waVg 2.
LYNDHURST RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
LYNDHURST RACES. Lyndhurst races were held on Moil day, with a fair attendance, and re sulted as follows. Opening Handicap: Strathlee; Trial Stakes, Hindrto Queen; Lyndhurst Jockey Club Hands cap, Strathlee; Welter Handicap, Way .Laddie; Farewell Handicap, Jerula. |
COMMERICAL. SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
UUMMfcllCIAL. SIDNEY PRODUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. At the Sydney produce sales to-day there was a large consignment. Buy ers wore present in largo numbers, and competed keenly tor prime and choice chaff; but inferior grades were liard to sell. The prices obtained showed advances of 5/ a ton on pre vious days' rates. The consignments oi potatoes were small, but these at tracted a good deal of attention, as. much as 10/4 a cwt, benig given for ciioice qualities. Chaff: VhOiCQ wheaten 5/ to 6/, prime 5/ to 5/3, good i/2 to 4/9; choice oaten, 5/ to 5/G, prime 4/7 to 4/9, me dium 4/. Hay: Choice lucerne 4/G, prime 4/ to 4/1, inferior 2/10; oaten hay 6/4. Maize: iJriuie dry yellow 3/11. Prime chickwheat , 3/u1^, good 2/10% to 3/2. Potatoes: Choice 9/G to 10/4, prime G/S, good 5/G, medium 4/3. Chart: iiy. Ureenthorpe, 4/9; Kirlc man, JL.vudhurst, 4/, 5/; 2 trucks pass ed at 4/11 and 4/5; Gordon Bros., Liyndhurst, 4/8; Southwell, Green ihorpe, ,5/6; Murphy, Kelso, 5/; Pow ell, Kaglan, 5/G...
BUS ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
B'JS ACCIDENTS. A couple of breakdowns occurred during tiie - xodus of tho public from tlie racecourse yesterday. One bus, loaded with passengers, had the mis fortune to meet with its accident when about half way from town. This kind of tiling is rather hard on the Jehu wh • is depending on these gala days tu deplete his not too scantily filled purse, and so make up for tho many quiet days he has to endure during the major portion of the year.
WESTERN BOOKMAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
I WESTERN BOOKMAKERS. - A largo number of tho ''knights of the odds" were ill evidence at the recent race meeting, and taking lum_ "by and large," the bookmaker of the present, as wo know him, is a largo hearted man, perhaps not' so much in the length1 of odds ho lays, as in his private life. Of tho manw ring men wno stood up in tho saddling paddock on Monday and yesterday it would be safe to say that tho odds to a hundred could be obtained from tho major portion of them, which fact speaks volumes for their financial liability and endows tho public with fa.;!i m them. The W.i>.li.A. has reason to be proud of its selection of xiiifi men.
TRUNDLE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
TRUNDLE RACES. These races were held in fine wea ther, a lid were on the whole very suc cessful. The Orange jockey Mervyn Doyle rode the winning double. Ap pended are the results:— Opening Handicap.—Peruvian 1, St. Ettienne 2, Niijvaree 3. St. Ettienne started favorite. Trial Stakes.—Cash 1, Lady Alma 2, Millison 3. Lady Alma started favor ite. — Trundle Handicap.—Lady Stanmore 1, Nuwaree ,2, St. Etienne 3. Nuwaree was favorite, ■; Fourth Race.—Hannah 1, Lord Voyow 2. The winner was second fa vorite. Final.—Lord Voyow 1, Quereus 2, St. Ettienne 3. Quereus favorite.
Sporting. ORANGE J.C. RACES. SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
ORANGE J.C. RACES. SECOND DAY. lhere was another large attendance (wrl6 s,cSoncl day's meeting of tho U.J.G. 1'ine weather prevailed al though tTio wind at times was of tho boisterous kind, but on- the whole no thing could be complained of. A good programme and holiday condi tions, combined with the popularity of Orange among those who patronise races, were big factors that went far to providing a good day's sport. The Urango 1 own Band again enlivened ti»e proceedings by playing a programme or capital music. The tair sex was well j represented, and many beautiful gowns wero shown to advantage; in point of i fact, in this respect the lawn presented a picture of color, and tho grand siand,. thronged as it was with the crowds of interested spectators, pre sented an animated appearncea! Al together, the O.J.C. has had the most successful meeting of its career, and must indoed foe! very well satis, fied at the unprecedented result. The bookmaking fraternity must have had a good day fina...
THE WHEAT MARKET. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
THE WHEAT MARKET. SYDNEY, Tuesday. No private cables have come to hand respecting the European wheat mar ket. There is not much demand by Sydney millers for old wheat; the re quirements being filled for the time. Shippers will not now ship old grain from Sydney, being afraid of weevils. A few sales took place on milling ac count, at prices equal to 3/7^ per bushel.
SYDNEY FRUIT MARKET. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
SYDNEY FRUIT MARKET. SYDNEY, Tuesday. At the fruit market to-day the sup ply of cherries and apricots was large, and lower prices had to be .accepted. All descriptions o£ fruit are expected to be more plentiful for some time. Apples: Local eating, Carringtons, 5/ to 14/ a gin case; 5/ to 6/ lial£ case; Lord Nelsons, 5/ to 6/ per bush el case; best, 7/ to 8/ per gin case; American wines saps, 16/ to 17/ per case. Apricots: : Extra choice 5/ to 7/, choice 3/6 to 4/6, medium 2/ to 2/6; Melbourne,- 4/ to S/6 per bushel case. Cherries: Local, 7/ to 8/ per 121b box. Nectarines: Local, choice, 5/ to 7/, medium 3/ to 3/G, small 2/ per half i case. Oranges: Local, extra choice 12/ to 15/, choice 8/ to 10/, small 5/ to 7/6 per gin case; navels, choice, 16/ to 18/, medium to good 6/ to 11/, small 3/ to 3/6. Plums: Evans" choice, 3/G, medium 2/ to 2/6, Tibbets', 4/; Wickson's, 4/ to 5/; Angelinas A.S., choice, 6/ to 7/, medium 4/ to 5/; Thompson's seedlings, 4/; Burbanlt's, 2/6 to 3/ per half c...
A FATHER TOMAHAWKS HIS DAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
A FATHER TOMAHAWKS HIS I DAUGHTER. I Lake Bolac (Vic), was the scene of a remarkable tragedy early on Satur day morning. Nicholas King return ed home on Friday evening under the influence of drink. Becoming demen ted, he seized a tomahawk and at tacked his daughter, Da^sy, who strug gled with him, and eventually succeed ed in escaping, screaming and bleed ing profusely, from the house. What occurred subsequently in the house is somewhat of a mystery. It is thought that King became calmer after a while, and concluded that Daisy's wounds had proved fatal. With this in his mind he resolved up on suicide. The younger children who were in the. house state that "Daddy kissed us and wont away." In the meantime ' Daisy informed the neighbours of what-occurred, and with Constable Downer they commenced a search for King, whose dead body was found hanging by a wire in a planta tion. Miss King's injuries are not re garded as serious.
NEWS FROM EVERYWHERE. THE IPSWICH TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
NEWS FROM EVERY-; WHERE. THE IPSWICH TRAGEDY. Johan Gottlieb Jenuer, aged ii, a native of the Bootiah district, was re manded for eight days at the Ipswich Court on 'Saturday on a charge of murdering Annie I-Iolzworth, a servant girl, who was found with her throat cut at Mrs Habermann's boarding es tablishment, Brisbane-street, Ipswich, on Saturday morning last.
1912. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
1912. The Anglican Church bolls merrily rang in the New Year 011 Monday morning. So fur wo can gather no larrikinism prevailed, and no damage was done to people's premises, which shows that some folks are getting moro common sens©. Some of tho "p-nod" old customs are much morti honored in the breech than in the ob servance.
TWO WOMEN DROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
TWO WOMEN DROWNED. Another sad boating disaster took place in the Yarra, near Melbourne on Saturday night. A party consist ing of two men named William Mc Cartney, and William Graham, and two women named Eva Macartney and Ruby Wood were in a canoe which capsized. Ruby Wood sank and was not seen again. William McCartney succeeded in getting over the rocks to the boat, but Eva McCartney, his sister, and Graham were struggling in the water together. Graham, be coming exhausted, sank. A young man named Gilding arrived at this juncture, and, plunging into the river was soon' supporting Miss McCartney, and Graham, appearing above the sur face, Gilding caught hold of him, and with the two swam to the canoe. Gil ding told Graham to cling to the craft, but the latter was unable to do so, and again sank. Coming to the sur face Gilding once- more seized him, but at the cost of losing the girl, whom he had hold of by the hair. As she was sinking she caught Gilding by the legs, but he managed to...
A CYCLIST KILLED BY LIGHTNING [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
A CYCLIST KILLED BY LIGHTNING During a storm on bunuay auer noon a young man, Prank Holloway, 24, of Livingstone-road, Petersham, was struck by lightning and killed in stantly. With a companion he was on his way to Stanwell Park on a bicycle, and had reached Bald Hill. He had evidently just alighted from his cycle at the time. When p:cked up he was found to be burnt on the side of the face, and his liat had been torn to ribbons.
ON A VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
ON A VISIT. Mr. C. A. Bernasconi, of Sydney (brother to Mr. W. B. Bernasconi) is at present on ft visit to Orange after an, absence of 25 years. He expresses astonishment at the won derful growth Orange has made during that period, and, like every other ob servant visitor, is convinced that in the not very far distant future, the town will rank second to few traces out of the metropolitan area, cud cer tainly second to none in ti.e west.
A TRIBUTE TO MR MILNE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
A TRIBUTE TO MR MILNE. An appreciable difference was noti ced on Monday in the influx of visits ors from Molong. This was an effect due to the ene'rgies of Mr M. Leary, who approached Mr. Milne, the Superintendent of the Western Line, to have the usual 12/15 p.m. train al tered so as to leave Molong at 10.30 a.m. Mr Milne having acceded to his request afforded ' .Moloiigites tho opportunity ' of being present, at the mooting of the O.J.C. and fur which they are very thankful, and voiced their gratitde in no small mea sure on Monday.
"THE FACE AT THE WINDOW." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
"THE FACE AT THE WINDOW." Tho Phillip Lytton Dramatio Co. concluded its season in Orange last night liy playing to a large audience in the Moving Theatre the sensation al drama, "The Face at the Window." The reputation won by the previous nights' productions was fully main tained, and it is certain that while such a combination is kept on tour, tho Phillip Lyfiton Dramatic Co's. re visits'to various western towns will be awaited with much expoctancy, born of the certain knowledgo .that there is something good theatrical in store.
FLOODS IN YASS DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
FLOODS IN YASS DISTRICT. The Intense heat that prevailed on Sunday morning created an extraor dinary atmospheric disturbance, con tinuous' rain falling heavily for sever al hours, at Yass. lCiglit miles from Yass, at Mundoonan, over two inches fell in 20 minutes, causing a flood, which washed away fences and wire netting. High up the Yass lUver the settlors fared even worse, and six in ches fell in an hour. As a result of the downpour the river came down a banker.