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DISSATISFIED FIRE BRIGADES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
DISSATISFIED FIRE BRIGADES. 11? SYDNEY, Tuesday. gfe In connection with the disaffectioif,'] with country fire brigades, Mr. Dal kin, the secletary oi' the union, lia| received a communication from Broltfj eu Hill that unless the Fire Coinmis-, sionors redress their grievances by* February nth they will resign In ai body. Dakin is telegraphing asking; them to stay their hands. He had, ho&lt;! said, assurances from the discontented men at Maitland and Newcastle, that' they did not intend to take drastic ac tion, and the same loyalty is expected from the Barrier. j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
Anolher Fortunate Purchase of "Morle SIMPLE Hosiery Sale For This Wee S ^ tuple BEING THE FORTUNATE PURCHASER OF J. & R. MORLEY'S INDENT SAMPLES of LADIES' HOSIERY AND GENT'S UNDERWEAR AND HALF HOSE, WE OFFEfl THEM TO YOU AT COST PRICE. NO TWO PAIRS ALIKE, EVERY PAIR A BARGAIN. THE STOCK CONSISTS OF:— Ladies' Plain Black Cashmere Hose. Ladies' Black 2/1 and 4/1 Ribbed Cashmere Hose. Ladies' Plain Tan Cashmere Hose Ladies' Tan and Black Embroider ed and clocked Cashmere Hose. Ladies' Shot Ribbed Spun Silk Hose. Ladies' Self Colored Cashmere Hose. Ladies' Vertical Stripe Cashmere Hose. • 8 Nv. THE STOCK CONSISTS OF:— Men's Plain and Fancy Half Hose Men's Crimaen Shirts, Boys' Stockings. Men's Pyjamas, Men's Vests in Fanny Wool and Tweeds. Lien's Combinations, in Wool and Cotton. Soys' Undervests, in Cotton and Wool. Men's Underpants, in Fleecy, Cot ton, and Wool. Boys' Knitted Suits, in various colors. IF THIS SAMPLE SALE DOES NOT PROVE PROFITABLE TO YOU IT WILL NOT BE THROUGH...
A POLICEMAN'S LOT IS NOT A HAPPY ONE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
A POLICEMAN'S LOT IS NOT A HAPPY ONE. At any rate the Bathnrst Jolin Hop:;' are of that opinion despite what the public say about them having a rosy billet. They are dissatisfied with the working of the Sunday off. It's all right, they aver, as tar as it relates to day service, but at night it won't act. Some of the "fooreo" have been complaining to one of the comp's. or some other body belonging to the press in Bathnrst, with the result, that their grievance has gained publica tion. It appears that the men go on duty at 10 o'clock on Saturday night for two hours, and go on again at midnight on Sundays. They com plain that this system deprives them of the full benefit of the day, and they hold that they should be allowed to work the whole cf the Saturday night shift, that, is from 10 o'clock on Sat urday night (ill G o'clock on Sunday morning, and 'then be. exempt from duty on Sunday night and Monday morning. They contend that there is more necessity for their presence on 'Sunday mo...
Commercial. ORANGE PRODUCE MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
Commercial. ORANGE PRODUCE MARKS'! The following were the local whole sale quotations for produce yesterday: Eggs, 8d to 8}d. Chaff, £3/15 to £4/5. Oate, 2/4 to 2/6. Potatoes, nominal. Wheat, 3/ to 3/2. Maize, 3/9 to 3/10. Cheese, 7d to 7%d. Butter, factory, 1/11. Butter, dairy b'd.
NEW RECORDS IN WHEAT CARTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
NEW .RECORDS IN WHEAT CARTING. Carriers in tho wheat districts are vicing with each ether an to who can draw tho "biggest loads of wheat. A short time ago "The Leader" drew the attention of its readers to a record load that was drawn by a Teniora carrier. That load was beaten hy a western carrier in the Trangie dis trict by about ?> bags, and now comcs on to]) of th's a load drawn by n Teniora man, that completely smashes ,aH preceding records by miles. The "Teniora Star" refers to the matter tliusly: Another record smashed! On Wednesday Mr. Murphy delivered at the Teniora railway station a load of wheat containing 250 bags, weighing 23 tons 17cwt. lqr. Tho waggon empty tipped the hewn at .1 tons Itcwts. 2 qrs. The wheat came from Mr. S. I... Bradley's farm at .Bagdad, and was purchased by Messrs A. D. Ness and Co.
BOLT IN SUMMER-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
BOLT IN SUMMER-STREET. Summer-street people were treated to a little excitement yesterday morn ing in the form of a horse attached to a waggonette, which took it into its head to have a go on its own. The animal startee from some where near Lord's Place, and by the time it reachcd the T.X.L. Stores it would have taken a racehorse to catch him. One or two of the venturesome essay ed to stop him, but evidently thought better of it. as the pace was too hot. The animal careered around Anson st at the Bank corner, but turned a little too short, with the result that it came down and. skidded along the hard metal for about 20 yards, taking hair and .hide off itself. Before any one could reach the fallen horse it had regained its feet, and started off along Anson-street, and turned the corner into Kite-street, up which it went at. breakneck speed, narrowly • missing collision with a motor car, and caus ing pedestrians to scoot "(luicker'n greased lightninV' When we last saw it it was still ...
HELPING THE RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
HELPING THE RIFLE CLUB. Mr. D. Pilcher, during the past few days has been exerting himself in the direction ot procuring prizes for tlie forthcoming shoot of the Or ange Rifle Club. The response of those whom he has come in contact with has been most generous, and up to date he has in hand the sum of £15. Any of the public and business people who are desirous of seeing the club go ahead and care to assist in contributing to the prize list, should place themselves in communication with Mr. Pilcher.
O.B. AND "DOO-SO-B." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
O.B. AND "DOO-SO-B." America is generally held respon sible for being the land ot abbrevia tions, but here in Orange there is just a sporting chance ot us running a good second to Uncle Sam. Went into one ot the pubs only as late as yesterday afternoon, just to see the time—newspaper men never drink— unless they're asked; had the luck to be asked to keep one down, when the askee called for a "doc-so-bee," lit eral translation: Do war's whiskey, soda and bitters. He never smiled, as though he had got off one on the bar maid; nor did the Hebe, who placidly handed him out the lush. "'S'luck!" ho ga'd. and swallowed it. Up at Jack Thomas' puhbery had occasion to see what time it was some more, whoj another of the th'rsty brigade called for a C.W.S.B.; watched; Jack handed him a cask whiskey, soda and bitters. Whiskey from the wood. Another called for O.B.; local literal transla tion Orange beer. B. and S. is a common or garden variety term for brandy and soda, but the foregoing abbrevia...
MONEY IN HONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
MONEY TN HONEY. Mr.-McSpadden, a Mndgoe apiarist, has just extracted 3*4 tons of honey from 120 hives, and next week he ex pects to take another 2y-> tons. Wo do net know whether this is approach ing a record, but Mr. McSpadden sells all his honey locally and wholesale, niid the 3'i tons represented over £60. faltinu into consideration that fhe cost rf -production is practical ly nil, there be good money in liae farming. The 120 hive's at this rnti g'vos an n-^ra^e of .€1 per hive. ..,,i nr, tor-ti bmev commands the ■..'1-|r*t ri;>vV~f :Tif^ ill S^dliey it TOtUv trk!>n a e»od proposition t.o -rnpds the onanrr£vyMiic«iJt-of bW-Oul ture.
FOOT MISSIONARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
FOOT MISSIONARY. On Tuesday morning we had a visit from Mr. Phillip Lewis, the converted Jow who, tanned by work and ex posure, still maintains a cheerful spirit and labors hard in the work he has voluntarily undertaken of spreading the gospel in tlie sparcoly populated dis tricts of this State. During last year Mr. Lewis travelled 3600 miles, of which he walked 1710, the balance be ingdone by rail and by lifts received 011 the way. He is making for the Blayney and Carcoar distnci) after leaving Millthorpe. On Tuesday night ho gave a holping hand at the Method ist Christian Endeavour inserting at Millthorpe.
THE DEATH OF JAMES HITCHCOCK. VERDICT OF MANSLAUGHTER. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
THE DEATH OF JAMS HITCHCOCK. VERDICT OP MAXSLAUGIITJ R , SYDNEY, Tuesdaj At tne inquest concerning the death t of James Hitchcock (Hi), the welW 1 known spertsman, and a nephew oE J Mr. and Mrs. William Eylcs, of East I Orange, who met his death as the re^ f suit of a motor collision at Darling-;" J lnirst, the Coroner returned a verdict « of manslaughter, and committed Bush-^ * by for trial on the charge. ' , Evidence disclosed that Bushfcjy who was a certificated chaffeur, was-1 -J driving a motor car, and collided witli , a vehicle in which deceased was rid? „ ing. ; f
THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN FOR ENGLAND. WILL HILL ACCOMPANY THEM? SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
THE AUSTRALIA* I'l.EniX FOR EXGLAM). • WILL HILL Accomux-V TJIE3IT. SYDNEY, Tuesday, i -! Kumors imve been current lately that Hill did not intend to accompany tile Australian eleven to nEgland, ow ing to trouble with the Board of Con trol. A letter was received in Syd ney to-day,; which practically con firms this. The secretary of the Board of Control said he was not surprised. For some time past the impression hart sained ground that Hill was wavering/ and if the latter does not go Trump-' er will be captain.
HOBART LABOR CONFERENCE. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
IIOBART LABOR CONFEItEJfCE. SYDNEY. Tuesday. I; Mr. Griffiths, Minister for Works, ' arrived this morning from Hobart. He v says tile Conference was very earnest, a hard wc ... • body of men coining not to sldte; but to work. If Parlia- I ment were as business like as that ; body, it would be much more efficient ' Ho was sure, in his own mind, that the slight internal party differences now existing would be whittled down,r and that when the next set of pro posals ware placed before the elect ors the State and Federal Labor Par ties would be absolutely solid. f
SYDNEY WHEAT MARKET. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
SYDNEY WHEAT tfAKICET. SYDNEY, Tuesday. The city wheat market opened this morning with firm sales at 3/S for prime milling. This grade is guar anteed to go at 62Ibs. to an imperial bushel, whereas the f.a.q. standard J yet to be established may not exceed GOibs. Some shippers offer 3/7V* at Darling Island for f.a.q. wheat. Tho new, wheat is being delivered at New South Wales country stations at re cord speed. Evidently the farmers do not Intend to repeat the mistake of last summer l)v keeping the wheat in the open on the farm, remembering the change caused by the rain last February. The total of wheat at the New South Wales country railway stations is increased by 500,000 bags, and a further large Increase is ex pected this week. Complaints are still rife as to the shortage of railway trucks for wheat. Chick wheat is | very • dear.
Sydney Markets. (By our Special Reporter.) SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
(By our Special Reporter.) SYDNEY ritOPUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Tuesday. At the Sydney produce sales to-day 73 trucks were offered, 17 of which were passed. -Competition for chaff was fairiv active, and the market was firm. Maize advanced Id. There was only a small supply of potatoes; but the buyers were in small attendance, and competition was without much spirt. The dulness was attributed to the heavy supply manifested to arrive, and the falling off of the demands of the Sussex-street merchants, and values declined from 10/ to 15/. Wheatcn chaff: Choice 5/5 to 5/9, prime 5/ to 5/1, good 4/9; choice oaten 5/-! to 5/7, prime 5/ to 5/3, good 4/6 to 4/9. Lucerne hay: Choice small, 4/7 to 4/8, prime 4/3, good 3/8, good large hales 3/S, medium 2/8, good dump ' bales 3/6. ' Oaten hay: Good 5/7 to 5/fl. Lucerne chaff: Prime 4/6 to 5/, good if. Rye straw: prime 6/3. Maize: Prime dry yellow 4/3. Oats: Prime Algerian 2/11. Wheat: Prime chick 3/7, good 3/5. Potatoes: Choice new 8/6 to 9/, prime 7/4...
THE WHARF LABORERS' TROUBLE SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
THE WHAM' LABORERS' TROUBLE SYDNEY, Tuesday. A-deputation of business men head-/ ed by Mr. Foxton, chairman of the; Chamber of Commei-ce, waited on tliq ' Acting Premier, Mr. G. S. Beoby, and asked that the waterside workers; award be carried out in its entirety, and the men who broke the agreement penalised. Mr. Beoby replied that he was in sympathy with the deputation, but regretted that the wharf laborerB , seemed tit to ignore the responses; but the work he endeavoured to do was repeatedly spoilt by people striving to make political capital out of such - &lt; matters. The Government was bring, ing forward an amended Industrial Bill which would greatly strengthen their hands. He hoped, however, that the steamship owners, irtstead of di-&lt; recting violent hostile criticism at the Government, would co-operate.
BIG BLAZE IN MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 17 January 1912
BIG BLAZE IN MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, Tuesday. 5 At three o'clock this morning the ■' top of a six storey warehouse in Stau ghton Lane, built only two years ago, and occupied by Brooks, Robinson and Sons, containing hundreds of tons of. oil, turpentine, colors, and other In flammable goods, crockery, etc., was discovered alight. The two top stories' were completely demolished. The damage is unestimated, and the ori gin is unknown. The brigade accom plished good work in preventing a' spread of the fire, which occurred in' the centre of the worst fire area.in■ the city.