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ORANGE POLICE COURT. ALLEGED STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
ORANGE POLICE OOUET. ALLEGED STEALING. Before Mr. E. Marriott, P.M., yes "terday morning, Clias. Kdward Priest was charged with stealing, on the 10th January, one gold ring, valued at £5, the property of the Postmaster Gen oral. Mr. J. C. MeLnehlan appeared t'or the defendant. Tile evidence of Constable M'oylan given'on Friday last, was read over Mr. McLacMan admitted that a re f.istered letter to A. .1. Sweeney was received at the Mullion Creek I'ost Office. Arthur Joseph Sweeney, laborer, re siding :il. Calooia. near Mullion Creek, deposed: 1 know the accused, who was einp'.oyetl &lt;tl the Mullion Creek Post Ofilcc am! Hail way Station; 1 received the IfctUr produced from A. 'Saunders, .iov.'CrJJe;. ot Sydney; previous to re ceiving the letter 1 had inquired at the post olfice; accused said there was no letter there; after receiving the letter I went to the Mullion Creole railway station and post oflice, where I saw Mr Smith, with whom I had a ccnuusation; I have not rece...
RABBIT STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
RABBIT STRIKE. A mass meeting of rabbitters took lilace at Sioano's Hotel in Stuart Town lust night. Mr. Scott was elect ed to the chair. Tho meeting was ad dressed by Mr. Ike Smith, secretary of tho A.W.U. Central Branch. Tho trend of the meeting right through was to stick to the same rate as the men have decided in Orange, and ultimate ly a motion was carried to that ef fect.
RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
1UFLE CLUB. Loinpetn/iou suootmg, 6 sliots each at (300 and 700 yards, hold oil Satur day afternoon, resulted as follows:— GOO 700 T'tl \Y. Anderson 87 32 69 J. D. fcjtinson 32 33 63 F. Evans 3-1 31 05 J. Jrlazell 37 26 63 13. Wonban 33 28 01 C. Hazel! 31 29 GO 11. Whiloy .. .. 35 23 58 E. Turner 29 27 56 S. E. Bontloy 29 29 58 The competition will bp continued to-morrow afternoon. A largely attended mooting of rabbit era and curtors was hold on Monday morning at tho local freezing works, when a letter was road from tho head olfice of tho union, asking tho men to oomo out on strike^ and after discus sion. tho mooting unanimously decided to strike for £>d por pair for all rab bits over 21b in weight. The manager of tho local freezing works informs us that tho placo will bo shut down from to-day (Tuesday), till next April. This sooms a groat pity as a large num bor of men aud boys were making good money, which will now bo loai to tho town and district. Mr. James Warburton, station ...
THE IRISH ENVOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
TH10 IRISH ENVOYS. Messrs Hnzleton and W. A. Ked mond, Msl\, Irish envoys, wore tlio gueste of the Shamrock Club, Mel bourne, at a social on Saturday night to mark tho close of the Victorian tour. During the evening it was an nounced iiiat the mission liad raised £6000 in Victoria, and that tho total collections in Australia to dato were £22,000. Tho visitors will leavo Mel bourne for Tasmania in a few days, and will afterwards visit New South Wales and Western Australia.
RABBIT INSPECTOR'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
ItABIilT INSPECTOR'S ltEPORT. Mr. 1£. G. Lynch reported to Fri day's meeting of tho Bathursfc P.P. Board ^ that during tho past month ho iiad visitod tho localities of Dunkeld, Apsloy, Bath Creek (near Hockley), Sireutbriiir, Campbell's liivor, Dennis Island, Hockley and Mountain run. lie inspected over 80 holdings. Since the storms, which terminated on De cember 4, many of the .large holders^ and somo of the small ones, lnid de stroyed rabbits by poison, and ho could safely report that tho pest was on tho decrease. Th# best results from poison had been obtuiued during tho past fort night. Prior to that a good deal of pollard and phosphorous was loft in tho burrows. "If owners or occupiers would only devote somo time each year (tho report continues) to digging out bur rows during tho wiultor or spring and lay poison monthly from December to May, the rabbits would censo to bo tho trouble and annoyanco thoy aro at present. I know of ono owner who digs out after rain (only) in winter a...
NEWS FROM EVERYWHERE. From our Exchanges. PARKES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
NEWS FKOM EVERY WHERE. From our Exchanges. PARKES. There has been a steady Increase in the local wheat traffic lately. Tich bourne and Tullamore are contribut ing largely to the amount passing through by train, but practically no thing is coming from the Forbes end at present. i Mr. A. W. Shadforth, manager of the local branch ot the Commercial Bank, left for his annual month's holiday on Monday. The relieving manager Is Mr. W. M. Hughes. - Messrs Pearce and Williams report having held a successful sale at Mr. A. Pike's Hillsdale property, Trun dle, on Saturday last. There wa3 a good attendance of buyers and ex cellent. prices realised. Hor.ses brought up to £40, and £47 was of fered for some first-class draughts, but refused. Cattle brought up to £6 per head and sheep 9/. All machin ery, farming plant, etc., sold A petition, bearing 247 signatures, protesting against the new water by laws and asking that the council reconsider their decision, was pre sented at the meeting on Monday...
LITHGOW. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
LITIIGOW. The coal ..traffic continues normal, which. in "essence means that the trade continues satisfactory- The collieries are now in full working order after the holidays. Mr. Reg. L. Moore, manager of the local branch of the British Piano De pot., has been promoted to the rani; of sub-inspector. His rictrict will embrace Penrith to Mudgee. Mr. J. W, Spooner came to Lithgort about the middle of the week. He Is now in his usual health, and explains that he spends most of liis time at Hazolbroolt, but is very frequently in Sydney. There aro twenty cases under treatment at the Lithgow Hospital. Three cases of typhoid are being treated, whilst there are two cases of diphtheria as a result of the recent j slight epidemic. In the case of Hoskins, Ltd., v. N. S.W. Government, Mr. J. L. Williams, Tinder-secretary of the Attorney-Gen eral's Department, has been appoint ed nominal defendant on behalf of the Government. At the beginning of the week on the Rydal loop construction work a sli...
MANILDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
MANILDRA. Mr. E. Fleeting has accepted the tender of Mr. Hembrough, for the building of his new residence, which will adjoin his recently-erected hall in Derowie-street. Mr. S. Tom has been appointed por ter in the local railway yard for the wheat season. All the local wheat buyers are hold ing off, except Messrs. Dalton Bros., Orange, who are buying'very heavily. Up till last Saturday they had pur chased 19,500 bags. Many farmers here sold their wheat to the firm at 3/4%, while the best price offering by other buyers was 3/3^. The same cry is prevalent this yearias last no trucks. It Is reported that Mr. A. H. Old ham ,who was formerly a resident of Manildra before going to Cumnock, intends starting in business here as an auctioner and general commission agent. Evidently Manildra is a good place for that line of business, as there are already five agents here. Mr. Robinson, late saddler here, Is leaving for Oberon this woek to spend a coup's of months with his parents I getting int...
OHURCH REMINISCENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
OHUltCH REMINISCENCE. an oJd Imud writes:—In your to day's issue I notico a quotation from a Ooonainble paper with rcforonco to church matters at that placo in 1879. The Coonamblo remark about a bark church reminds 1110 of a timo when Bishop Barker (who was a very tall" man) visited Montifioro and Welling ton. At the former placo thoy had a lowly little hark edifice, and whenever the Bishop presided it was" found ne cessary to remove a sheet of bark in order to allow his Lordship'to stand erect. I never heard how the Bishop fared when tlio wind blew, or when tho rain sprinkled sparkling showers on his golden head. Since thoso good old times how the church has changed I 0 tempora I 0 mores I
TO-MORROW NIGHT'S ATTRACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
TO-MORROW NIGHT'S ATTRAC TION. As already announced, Mr. Gil Hos kins, tho capablo manager of West's Picture;;, Lid is bringing along an especially good programme of pictures for to-morrow night's entertainment. In addition to a first-class selection of dramatic, scenic, and comic items, tho special fea'Juro film will bo a thrilling tale of lovo and hate, entitled "Tho JJallet Dancer." This film, which meas ures 3000 feet, has proved wonderfully successful in London, Melbourne, and Sydney, and should attract an unusual ly largo attendance of West's Orango patrons at i)ho Australian Ilall to morrow night. Seats may bo booked at Nicholson's without any extra charge. Mr. Hoskins assures us that of all the noted star films that* havo been brought to Orango, "Tho Ballot Dancer" stands out pre-eminent.
GRAY WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
GRAY WINS. The young Australian. billiardist, George Gray, lias added another win ning bracket to his alroady long list. This match with Stevonsou, the ack nowledged champion of tile world, has created more interest than any other billiard match in the history of the game, both from an Australian and an English point of viow. We lift our hats i(o our youthful antipodoan cueist. Our cable informed us that there was a largo attendance and an enthusiastic demonstration at the finish. Gray end ed the match with a break of 317. The scores at the finish were: Gray 18,000 Stevenson 17,229, Gray thus winning by the big margin of "771 points.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
FOOTBALL. Playing at Hull, on Saturday, tho Australasians defeated Kingston Rov ers by 5 points (a goal and a try) to 2 (a goal). Tho first half was full of incident, and roused tho enthusiasm of Mio 8000 spectators. The game was splendidly contested. Just on half time Gilbert scored a try, and Craig convert ed. Tho Rovers replied with a penalty goal. Tho players were tired in the sec ond half, and, owing to tho heavy na turo of Wie ground this part of tho game was without incident.
ORANGE CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
0KANG13 CRICKET ASSOCIATION. I At tile weekly meeting of the execu tive of the Orange Cricket Association held on Saturday night, at Mr. Watt's Exchange Hotel, correspondence was rc'uU from the A.S.W. Cricket Associa tion, stating fthat a combined team from Sydney, Waverly, anil University Clubs would play at Orange on Jan uary 2Uth and 27 th; also from Welling ton Cricket Association, olfering to send a team to Orange on January SJOth. The offer wass accepted, and the mutch will bo played ut Wolaroi. The following were appointed a sub committee to make all arrangements for the continental on January 26th:— Messrs IS. West,. 11. Gavin, VV. *Viut iord, and M. J. Loughnane. The secretary was instructed to con vey a motion of sympathy to Mr. Syd ney Smith, junr., on the.death of iiis wife. The fixtures and umpires for next Saturday are:— Mount Pleasant D v. Meadow Croek; Messrs S. Hawko and J. Wright. Mount Pleasant A v. Oraugo District at Wado Park; Messrs N. Lohan and J. Collins. Spr...
BISHOP'S ENDOWMENT FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
BISHOP'S ENDOWMENT FOXD. The late Bishop Caniidge Endow ment Fund has just been s .vollen by the ;j&lt;ldition of £100, gene! otisly ' do nated by Major Claude Smith, of McIjus. The money has been receiv ed iy Mr C. L. Kendall, treasurer to /lie fui'd, through Sir Frauds Suttor. This, with donations of .'-125 from Sir.. N. L. Suttor, and £10 from Dr. Brooke Moore, brings the f:ind up to £ '.(iOO.' There has been a. temporary suspension of activity in ronnection with the canvass of the fund, owing to the employment of Archdeacon Oalces and Archdeacon Howell 011 other work in connection with the diocese, but. now the campaign for increasing the fund will be renewed witii added vigor, the objective being to work for the compilation of a funci of £10,000, which is felt is an imperative neces sity. The campaign should have the sympathy and hearty co-operation of every parishioner who desires to aid the new Bishop In conducting the af faire of the diocese successfully. The work of...
TRANGIE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
TRANGIE. Harvesting operations are pretty well completed in this district. The weather during the last week has been very changeable, almost on the verge of winter. In January this is something unusual for these parts. It Is expected that by the time the holidays are over the additions and repairs to the local school will bo completed, and will no doubt be of great benefit to the staff and children in such a trying climate. A rather serious accident happened to Ernie Perrottet, son of Mr. C. L. Perrotet, on Saturday last. He was endeavoring to head a cow and com pel the beast to go mates with one of its kind to water. Ernie was riding a poung pony while performing the difficult task. Stockmen at least know the perverseness of the bovine species when they take it into their head to be segregacious. The lad's attention wap on that, cow, and he disregarded the danger that threatened. The pony ran him bang into a tree. Re sult, a compound fracture of the loft lower arm. Under medical tr...
CARCOAR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 16 January 1912
CARCOAR. News was received in Carcoar last week from Mr. R. P. Browne, stating that ho expected to arrive in Sydney by the "Orarah" on the ISth instant. Sir. Browne is fine to take up duties in Carcoar at the end of the month. Mr. Browne is the local C.P.S., and has been on an extended tour of the old country. The committee of the 'Sports and Horse Carnival at Neville have ar ranged to hold their annual meeting early in March, and according to all accounts intend issuing an attractive all-round programme of events, which should be the means of draw ing a large crowd and should eventu ate in a very successful and financial time all round. The rabbits are very bad around Garland just now, as they are in tens of thousands. But the poison carts are doing their deadly work 011 many holdings, and dead bunnies in their turn are poisoning the atmosphere, so that even in death they do damage, and the blow fly will not diminish while there is plenty of food of this kind.