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W.D.R.A. MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
W.D.R.A. MEETING. On Friday and "Saturday, the 9th and 10th of February, the fourth an nual meeting of the Western District Racing Association will take place on the Orange Racecourse. Prize money totalling £195 is to be distributed. Nominations for thie Publicans' Purse, the Wellington Handicap, and the Cowra Handicap close on Thursday, February 1. General entries close on Wednesday, February 7, with the sec retary, Mr. W. Lamrock, of Orange.
THE PROPOSED VISIT OF AVIATOR HART [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
THE PROPOSED VISIT OF AVIATOR HART A meeting convened by the Mayor (Aid. H. JC. McKay) was held at the Town Hall, on Thursday night, for tho purpose of considering an olt'er by Air. Mart, the Australian aviator, to give ail aeroplane ilight" over tho town and an exhibition of fancy flying, pro viding that £100 was guaranteed. There was but a small attondanco at tho meeting, the following gentlemen being presentj:—Tho Mayor (Aid. Mc Kay), and Aids. Stanford, Walker and Tillett, of Orange Council; and Aid. Hawke, of East Orange, and Messrs. 1,\ J. Alulholland and .J. Freeman. The chairman regretted the small at tendance. .Ho considered that as aeroplanes would probably play an im portant) part in the defonco of the country that ho was justified in con vening tho mooting. After somo discussion Aid. 1). Wal ker moved that Air. Hart bo written to and the suggestion made to him that ho bring his machine along at tho time of tho Western shows. Aid. Tillott and Stanford supported Aid. Walke...
LATE DEAN McAULIFFE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
LATE DEAN McAULIFFE. A Month's Mind, in honor of the late Dean of Forbes, the Very Rev. Dr. McAuliffo, was celebrated in St. Mi chael and John's Cathedral on Wednes day morning at 10 o'clock. At Wednesday morning's ceremony there was a large gathering to pay re spect to the deceased clergyman, and among those present were a goodly number of representatives from Forbes and Orange, who journeyed specially to Bathurst for the purpose of being present. The ceremony was a long and impressive one. The altar was draped in black, and outside llie altar rails reposed the catafalque similarly draped. His Lordship, Dr. Dunne, Bishop' of Bathurst, presided at the altar, and there were_ also present: The Right Itev. Monsignor Long; V.6. (Welling ton), Righti Rev. Monsignor O'Donovan V.F. (Mudgee), the Revs. J. J. O'Dris eoll (Kogarah), and 0. J. McAuliffe (Lambton), relatives of tlio deceased, Von. Archdeacon McGrath (Rockley), Very Rev. D. O'Kennedy, P.P. (Cow ra), and Revs. J. Ryan, Adm. (Or a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
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SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
SYDNEY l'KODUCE SALES. SYDNEY, Friday. uie ayaney produce sales to-day 82 trucks wore offered, 25 of which passed. There was another extensive ly heavy yarding of produce, and buy ers were in large attendance, and late rates were well maintained, Oaten chaff: Choice 5/3 to 5/0, prime 4/9 to 4/11, good 4/5 to 4/7. Lucerne hay: Choice small hales 4/8, prime 4/4, good 3/S to 3/9, prime large bales 3/6, good 2/ to 2/10, good dump bales 3/10 to 4/, medium 3/2. Lucerne chaff: Choice r./G, prime 4/1; prime duft 5/3, good 4/2 to 4/6. Rye straw: Good 4/8. Oaten hay: Prime 5/4. Wheat: Prime chick 3/5 to 3/7, good 3/1, medium 3/2]/i. Potatoes: Choice 7/3 to S/0, prime 6/ to 6/6, good 5/1 to 5/10, medium 3/6 to 4/8. Wheatcui chaff from OruiekHhank, Kelso, 5/S; Kirkman, Woodstock, 1/6 r 1 truck passed at 4/6; ex Springhill passed at 4/0; ex Springhill, passed nt 5/2; Walsli, Cowra, passed at 4/S; Pratley, Kelso, pa^sci ;t( y/.u; cx Dub bo, passed at '1/4; Kiilnnan, Mandura ma, passed at 3/; ex L...
LET THIS EMINENT VIENNA OPTICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
LET 'THIS EMINENT VIENNA OP TICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. At the very first signs of failing or defective vision, you should have your eyer, attended to without delay. Na ture's warning cornea In many forms. You have to hold your paper further away to read in comfort, or after sew ing, or other close work, your eyes may be tired and sore. Don't delay eye troubles, takon in time, can eas ily be corrected. Left too long, they will mean increased expense, and dan K«r of losing your sight. Mr. Basser, tho Eminent Vienna Ophthalmic Opti cian, will be in Orange on Thursday, January 25, 1912. and at Millthorpe on Wednesday. January 24, at the Com mercial Hotel, and his visit offers an exceptional opportunity of having your eyes scientifically and skilfully tested free of charge, and suitable glasses supplied if necessary. This gentleman has secured high credentials, by ex amination ih the leading Optical In stitutes of Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, London, and Few York. He is also a qualified Master ...
SCHOLASTIC CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
SCHOLASTIC CHANGES. 'Several scholastic changes are ponding In connection with the Or ange District School. Miss Armstrong from Dubbo, fs to take the place of M'ss Caldwell, as headmistress of the Infants' School, that lady having heen transferred to Widthani I^ublic School as intimated iu our issue of yesterday. Miss Armstrong is a university gradu ate. Miss Anderson, having won a training college scholarship, goes to the Training College about the middle of February. 'In all probability she will not bo returning to Orange. It is rumored that Miss JFc/Vuliffe, of the Infants' School at Orange, has heen promoted to Dubbo. Miss Meares, the cooldng mistress, is being replaced by Miss Doweil. whose father Is the Dis trict Works Officer at Bathiurst.
SYDNEY FRUIT MARKET. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
SYDA'HY FRUIT MARKET. \ SYDNEY. Friday. mo Sydney fruit market was very animated this morning. The volume of business was large, and high values for choice apples, grapes, peaches, oranges, ami pears were ob tained, while medium and inferior qualities were plentiful, but were hard to shift. Apples: Local eating, Carringtons, choico 10/ to 12/, medium 5/ to 8/ per gin case, small 2/6 to 4/ per half case; Western line, 5/ to G/ per bush el case: cooking 3/ to 5/ per bushel case; Granny Smith's 6/ to 8/ per gin case; American Wine Sap, 10/ to 12/ per American case. Apricots: Local, extra choice, 5/ to 5/6; "choice 3/fi to 4/, medium and small 2/ to 3/; Melbournes 4/ to 8/6 a bushel case. Grapes: WMte sherry, 4/ to 5/; white, 2/ to 3/; black muscatels, S/ to 12/; ambers, 6/ to S/ per 241bs. box. Lemons: Local choice wjiitc 8/ to 10/; medium 4/ to 6/-; rough 2/6 to 3/6; green 6/ to 7/; Italians 12/ to 13/. Nectarines: Local choice 6/ to 7/6, medium 4/ to 5/6, small 2/ per half case; 4/ t...
RISE IN MILLING OFFALS. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
RISE IX aiILLL\G OFFALS. SYDNEY". Friilav. At this afternoon's meeting in Syd ney of the New 'South Wales produce companies, it was decided to raise milling offals by 5/ a (en, making bran £5/5, and pollarrt £5/15. This advance is partially due to te dear ness of wheat, and partially to thie. demand in Queensland for New South Wales bran and pollard.
AN INHUMAN MONSTER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
AN INHUMAN MONSTER. A brute fixed up in the garb of a man, and who, evidently, has no move feeling than an inert chunk of metal, while, if not actually responsible for a serious accident, which happened ths morning, was in a sense to blame. It appears that the individual in ques tion was driving aloog Kite-street in close proximity to the residence of Alderman Whitford, with a pack of dogs running and yelping in front of him, when a youth named George Perry, just issued from his own place mounted on a bicycle. One of the brute's dogs running across the road a case and we must put tlnis man down that the lad was tlnrown to the ground-and sustained a broken arm. Alderman Whitford, who was in the vicinity, hailed the man-and adjured him to stop and assist the unfortun ate youth to a doctor, but he took no notice, only whipping his horse the likirder to get away. Dr. Howse hap pened along shortly in h's motor, and conveyed the unfortunate boy to Dr. Roberts, the family doctor, where the...
CARCOAR POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
CARCOAR POLICE COURT. At tho Carcoar Police Court, 011 Wednesday, a fruiterer from Lyndliurst nam ed Hog ;an, was proceeded against by Concstable Cooper, of Mandtirama, for having kept his fruit shop at Lynd liurst open for tho purpose of trade during prohibited hours on Saturday, the. 7th instant. The constable stated that wlicn I10 approached ;tho shop defendant was standing at the door and three men were sitting outside. The time was '.) p.111. He said to defendant, "Don't you know you should not have your shop open at this hour, and that it is Sunday?" Defendant replied, "Yes, but f am -not trading.lie had pre viously received complaints about the Sunday trading at Lyndliurst. I\lr, W. A. H. Rogers, solicitor, who appeared for tho defendant', raised the point that 110 offence had been pro ved, by reason of the fact that Lynd liurst was not embraced in tho sche due of iihe Act which Mas covered by the curly closing provisions. After some discussion with the bench, and examination...
CARGO. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
OAKGO. (From our Correspondent.) \ cry dry weather conditions still prevail hero. Monday hist was ex cessively hot. In the evening a thun derstorm came up, which cooled tho air somewhat, but only a light shower of rain lull. Tho country around is wear ing a parched appearance. A good fall of rain is anxiously awaited. Some leases l'or prospecting purposes have been taken upon the Ironclad Mill. Mrs. Young, who has not been very well for some time past, is at present in Orange for the benefit of her health. Mrs. and the Misses Carey who have been spending a holiday in tho metro polis are expected home during the week. Patrick Council, ono of Cargo's oldest •inhabitants, passed away 011 Sunday last, at 0ran20 hospital.
DISTRICT NEWS LEWIS PONDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
DISTRICT NEWS LEWIS PONDS. Our correspondent writes:—There lias been a delightful change in the weather since Tuesday. In fact the last two nights have been quite cold. Monday was one of the hottest days.pf tho sea soil. The thermometer registered '1)4. On that night a terrific storm passed over Lewis Ponds. A good drop of rain fell; which was very acceptable. The farmers are busy getting ifwir potatoes in. Mr. It. l>| liowarth, has an exceptionally good crop of new po tatoes this year. Tho numerous vegetable gardens around here look splendid, and despite th-' previous hail-storms, otc., tho fruit yield is very good also. Operations for the erection of the now Church of England commenced on Monday, All tho Church workers arc very busy preparing for tho coining social and athletic sports, to even tuate 011 tho ,20th instant. A number of roadmen are busy re novating tho roads. The storms of a couple of months ugo played havoc with the roads, and iil is time a littlo improvement wer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
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FROM EVERY POINT OF VIEW. CLEAN SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
.FROM EVERY POINT OF VIEW. CLEAN SPORT. "Disgusted" writes to "The Leader" to the effect tbat he is full to over flowing with the tactics of the so-call ed fighting men who from time to' time have had the public on toast with their crooked and snide methods of doing business in this line. He says: "I have just perused two mis sives in your paper from men who are supposed to be clean in sport, and who, would not. enter the ring to fight a "schlenter." But now they are giving the game away themselves and slang whanging at each other like a pair of Kilkenny cats with their tails tied together and slung ov er a clothes line. ~Condon says Joe Williams offered to go down to Clarke, that is, in plain English, be offered to pretend to be fighting Clarke for the supremacy, and charging an un suspecting public a stiff figure for admission; in other words, putting his hands in the pockets of the public and purloining their hard-earned coin. And this is the sort of thing the public work themsel...
ORANGE JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
ORANGE JOCKEY CLUB. March 1 and 2 are the dates set down for the annual meeting of the Orange Jockey Club. The prize moneyi totals £510, allotted as fol lows:--Newmarket Handicap of £50, Trial Stakes of £25, Town Plate of £75, Plying Handicap of £40, War rendine Handicap of £40 for the first day. On the second day the Canoblas Handicap of £50, the Kangaroobie Handicap of £25, the Orange Cup of £100, Two-year-old Stakes of £25, Visitors' Handicap of £40, Nandillyan Handicap of £40. Fuller information may be had on application to the secretary, Mr. W. Lamroclc.
BATHURST RACES. BATHURST, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
BATIIUItST I!ACES. lsATHUIfST, Friday. j.nc nominations in connection with the principal events to take place on Friday it Saturday next close to-night. Twelve onirics have been received for the Kilrush Stakes, 14 for the Bath urst Cup, and 16 for tho Blackdown Handicap. Owing to i>io lato arrival of tho mail, the entries for these events are expected to bo added to.
SPORTING. BOXING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
SPORTING. BOXING. At the Skating Rink at Bathurst on race night, January 26, a 20 rounds' boxing contest will be decided be tween Hock Keys and Rod Standou for a purse of £100. Rod Standon holds the title of lightweight cham pion of the South Coast,and has done a good deal of fighting on the contin ent. He beat I&lt;yn Truscott at Honu lulu after Lyn Truscot won the light weight championship of Australia from Hock Keyes, consequently his followers think he will be the victor. Hock Keyes is in splendid form, and his past performances are well known to all lovers of good clean, scientific boxing. A splendid entertainment willbe afforded by these two clever lightweights.