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RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
RIFLE SHOOTING. - The following . scores wero recorded at tho first competition shoot for "Wed msdiiv half-holiday members of the Orange Rii'lo Club. Fifteen shots :it MOO yards. A. Cowan ' . 03 4 67 Cunt. S. Plowman .. 65 0 65 W.'Burslo .. ..... .. -. 62 a 62 'P. Salter 55 6 61 \Y. C. Plowman .. .. 56 1 57 i A. Albon .50 4 54 Next competition shoot will be held |"on -'Saturday, 20th instant. at 300 | yards.
HAIRDRESSERS SHED MORE BLOOD. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
If A H?DRE8SEI?S SHFB MOKE BLOOP. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. 1 in .connection with the barbers' stxiim pickets vls'ted a number of (lie pliops to persuade the men to cease work. At an establishment in Lons &lt;T;&lt; le-stroet. the proprietor ejected a nu-ket. and. another picket, joining h'in. n free fight took place on, the footpath. Blood flowed freely. Even tually the poliee separated the con testants, and police court proceedings will follow.
WANTED, A PARTNER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
WANTED, A PARTNER. " One of the most Interesting an^ hopeful features of the Labor Confer ence, which has Just finished its de liberations at Hobart, was the deci sion to make friendly overtures to New Zealand. With the brief history of. the Commonwealth before It—its utter and callouB disregard of the in terests and sentiments of the States, without taking into consideration the oxtortionate and one-sided character of its taxation, and the reckless na* ture of its expenditure, would be suf ficient to condemn the proposition— it would be foolish to expect that the Dominion would ever be content to place itself under the yoke as a com ponent State. But, as an independent entity,, it occupies a very favorable posit'on, and can command favorable treatment. There are many matters on which New Zealand can arrive at a mutual understanding with Aus tralia, to the advantage of both of the contracting parties. It is to be hoped that something definite will come of the friendly feeling which ...
AS OTHERS SEE US. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
AH OTHERS SEE US. An interesting estimate of the posf tion and trend of industrial matter? in the Commonwealth has been fur nished by Mr. Bobbins, an Americai man of business, who is visiting th principal cities. He declares tha* Australia is the very last place ir which he would venture to invee' money in any enterprise involving th employment of labor. "Why?'' hf was asked. "Because political union ism is in power, and seems to lie awake at night concocting scheme' whereby it legally squeezes the high est amount of pay out of every unfor tunate one who Is compelled to hire labor , and give the shortest number of hours and the smallest stint of work in return," is his reply. He if. ne opponent of unionism, so far as It is directed to real improvement of the efficiency and conditions of labor, but un'onism which grabs all it can get, and gives no thought to making a fair return for it, Is a horse of quite an other color. It is a policy which seems to thrive for a little, because the...
WHICH IS WHICH? [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
"vniio.il ts ivhich ? A Tory large proportion of the troubles which beset the political world is traceable to the inveterate propensity of leading: politicians to mistake the visionary'for the real and actual: for facts, after all, despite Ministerial prepossessions, are stub born things. The Whole sc'ence of politics and economist, and, indeed, all true science or knowledge, whatso ever , consists in being able to dis criminate between the real and imag inary. What we don't know fre im agine, and our imaginations are usu ally grotesquely mistaken. But this is a digress'on. What I want to say is , that many acute observers trace the secret of Mr. Fisher's influence to his pre-eminent faculty of persuading himself tha the imaginevv is the real, and that the real is imaginary, and therefore, negligable. . Being able thus to persuade himself, and a man of forceful character besides—the fact that his forcefulness 'a studiously concealed makes it all the more pot ent—he is able to convin...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
CRICKET. I! the rubber were only three gam es,' it really appears—horrid thought —that the Englishmen would win it. There was a most woeful collapse of "our boys" in their first innings in the third test match at Adelaide, and we are not yet through with specula tions as to the cause of it. Needless to 1 say, from the-po'nt of view • of. "6op^ value," cricket ranks far above statesmanship. How can it be other wise, when probably a hundred livnnp at once to the sporting columns—or pages, as it may happen—for one who, feads the leading articles? But I am off the track again. Australia was all .out for 133, whereas the M.C.C. on the same wicket, made 501 before they -were all got rid of. It Is necessary to avoid the "post hoc, ergo, propter h6c"'fallacy. That is to say, it does not follow because there arc strained relations which have caused members of the team to give a gre'at (ieal'of at tention to other matters than actual play, that, therefore, these other mat ters arc the caurfe ...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
SPORTING. At tho Dubbo J.C. Committee mest> ing last weeK a programme tor tlie show meeting was iramed, and £225 was vutwl ior tno two days, a substantial increase on lormer occasions. Also, it was decided \u have tUe running cracii put m m-st-class order. .Air. »v. ai. iveogn, oi Wiuwaua, lost cue valuable biooa mate, Knudale, last week. lirmduio and Un nud Dueu ou a visit to Mr. Wmie's Merton stud, to .fc'luvius, and were roiuinuig to Coou amolo ui a'cattle waggon. v>iieu the tram arrived at (Jooiiawble, ianiduie was found to be dead. i»ne was by ±*o8itano out ot Cm, iuia a iuu aiatw to Uincmatti. The Uugandra Amateur and Jockey Clubs, objoc# to a aupenaury n&vnig lull control of a meyuug, and at tnw ntxt meeting oi' tits Western Disvrict •Uucing Association, their reproaeutative will move that each oi tuo two locai stewards appointed to aot with the sijpendary steward shall have equal voting power., Xaia means that the Wilgandra clubs wish to put local stew ards in ...
MARKET REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
■MARKET REPORT. Messrs Hill, Clark and Co. report:— Wool.—Sales have been lield in /Brisbane; Melbourne and Hobart smce the holidays, and"the market has pro ved firm at December rates, with good competition, and from the present outlook current values should be up held for the remainder of the season. The Sydney auctions were resumed on Monday, the 15th instant, our sale day being the 16th, when we will of fer about 2000 bales. Our London agents advise that the first series of the year will begin on Tuesday, when it is expected that December rates' will prevail for merinos and fine eross breds, and that coarse crossbreds will show an improvement in values. Prices are given for sorted wools, and must be discounted for irregular and ski rty lots. . Tallow: 590 casks offered. The mar ket opened dull, at a decline of 10/ to 15/ per ton. As sales progressed the market improved, closing sales being unchanged. Sheepskins: The market rema'hs unchanged, with competition well dis tributed. Hi...
CAN'T SHAKE IT OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
CAN'T.SHAKE IT OFF. How often we hear persons with raids'make the above remark: hut Dr Sheldon's New Discovery shakes them -off promptly and effeetivoly in a few (loses. Price 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable from A. P. Stanford, J. Plowmaj^, A. Farf; J. 'HblmVfe' atif} B. T. Wallace.
Telegrams. COLLISION WITH AN ENGINE. HORSE KILLED—BOY INJURED. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
Telegrams COLLISION WITH AiN ENGINE. KILLED—BOV IXJL'KKO. ' SYDNEY. Wednesday. George Davis, a youth, employed as a tip carter, -while, driving across a railway, linn this morning the horse' shied, at a passing train, and collided wth the engine. The animal felt under the U.raui, and was killed. Dfcvfs' was thrown, beneath , the cnrriaijes, and his chest, w'ns..badly- crushed; He-was taken to the hospital in a' sOrious''con dition.
OPHIR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
OPHIR NEWS. 'Our-correspondent writes:—A storm, remarkable for the amount of clectric disturbance by which it was accompani ed, passed over Ophir on Monday even ing. About 30 points of rain fell'dur ing the night. More rain is badly .wanted here. A meeting of the trustees of the Opliir common was lie... on Saturday nftf-rnoon last, when it was decided to ring-bark 400 acres of tno common. This is the best move ever made by the trustees as they will be bringing into use country that has not ''grownj -a blade of grass for': years. . • • ■. Work , has again boon ' started . at TJren and Fitzpatrick's mine. The drives are being briskly pushed ahead, and wash is- being got out.' Tho future prospects of this mine arc of tho bright est.
METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL; T!v.' annual distribution of-pn iii poixpTtion with• tli*'.Oraafee M? n.;&lt;i>sr Sunday School took place on Tuesday' i i the- presence of a largo nt'cn&lt;!nt>rr of scholars and'•'their adulti friends. The- .Rev. J. G. Martin presided-. After devotional exercises, a musical and vocal programme was gone through, and - enjoyed.1 Master Moy recited; -.Miss Convoy ■ sang; Miss S. A. Mc Xi'iJIy. a .tiny clot, recited-very nicely;. Miss Jessie Gates,. Joy Bartlo (who' was. oheored), Mafion -Oates, Selma Martin,' ui iu Ala vis . Ford contributed recite iiions; Misses.. Tottio Parry. Lilali C'larkt). Alice Whitl'ord and Irene Smith gare songs. An action song, entitled ".Red, White and Blue," was given by a number of girls, who ac quitted themselves most creditably. Tiliss Hamilton; who trained tlie girls, is (o bo complimented on the merits or (lie children's efforts. After the programme had been eon eluded a collection was taken up on be hal...
PREMIERS' CONFERENCE. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 18 January 1912
PltJ^niiKS' CONFEKOCE, •. MEbBOUKNE, Wednesday. The Premiers' Conferences was open ed by the State Governor, Sir John Fuller, at o'clock this, afternoon. The Premier of Victoria, Mr. 'Murray, ■was voted- to the chair on the motion of'Mr. McGowon. The Governor, in opening the conference, commenled on the essence of good feTij> nnd mutual co-operation cxistinr !»>i ween the Slate and Commonwealth. The business of the conference com mences to-morrow. The Liberal Ministers attending the conference intend to fight the proposal to reduce the rate of interest, payable i by the -.Commonwealth on transferred properties, and will not submit to the transcontinental railway being built witluml the State landholders being consulted. Political observers are of the op'n- I ion that the conference will mark the i parting of the way between Federal | and State .politicians.. 'One or the other j must so. Mr. -HolmaiiV aggressive j attitude towards' the referenda is re-! garded with apprehension...