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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
THE LUCK OF IT. Two watches' were reported lost at the . saleyards on Wednesday. One belonged to Mr. Kilday, and tlie other to Mr. Martin, of Forest Reefs. The peculiar circumstance attaching itself to the losses was the fact that one of the timepieces, after having been trampled under foot, liy cattle, was Eound in one of the pens none the worse for the ill-treatment, and the other was picked up iti th® sheep pard where 25,000 sheep had been walking over It all night, it was in good going order when found. What a stupend ous! tor tliVi maftstB
WARRAH FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
WARRAH FARMS. The ballot that took place Cor the Warrah Farms, in the Liverpool Plains district, was not as enthusias tic as would have been supposed, there being only 49 applicants for the 84 farms, and ten out of these were rejected from the ballot. Thirty-two blocks were, therefore, only allotted. Thie cause of the lion-success of the ballot is attributed to the fact that the areas of the farms wore all too small in the majority, if not In all, cases, and the price of the land was too high for the areas of the farms, also no suitable means of access is provided to the railway. The price of the area is too higln to make a liv ing from even if the areas were large enough for grazing, says Mr. Steven son in the "Tamworth Observer." Un der tho present circumstances n man with a less capital than £1000 would be unable to carry out the necessary improvements and support a wife anil family, and a man with that amount of capital could obtain a more suit able area In a btlLv locality. Men...
EXTRAORDINARY FRUIT CROPS AT BLAYNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
EXTRAORDINARY FRUIT CROPS AT BLAYNEY. Although tUore were a couples of severe frosts in December, and serious effects to fruit wore Anticipated, (here is no question that the average fruit, crops round there are exceptionally good. The greater part of ilie cherry' crop has been gathered and marketed in first-class condition. Apricots gen erally are uncertain there but this year is far aboyo the average, and stone fruit, though grown sparingly, owing to the altitude and uncertain climate, is generally giving goou results. But apples and pears, of which there nre somo fine orchards, .particularly at Shaw, Moorilda, and Caloolo, aro looking far ahead of ordinary seasons, orchardists having generally discarded non-keeping and non-baying varieties.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
HOHSC We are preparing the biggest Sale Proposition ever placed before the public of the District, Our Sate Bills will reveal a harvest of Genuine Bar gains that will stamp our Sales as the Greatest gi *SSS^!; 52T Of the Season. The House of Good Value, We will make it worth your while to do business with us. Top* li irnl tsj % s pi FOR The Proprietor, in thaukiug his numerous clients for past support, begs to announce that he has added to his Bnsiuess by putting in a First Class Stock of TIMBER, which will be sold at the • LOWEST MARKET PRICES, Also a splendid new and varied stock of Comprising Tools of all descriptions, Hammers, Saws, Picks, Shovels, Forks, Rakes, Planes, Braces, Bits, Drills Bolts, and Nuts, etc., Fittings and almost anythiui that may be asked for. STOVES of all kinds, Painters' Materials and Tools a Specialty. A beantiful collection of 0ttU!lClWdrC of all sizes, shapes and colors. TINWARE of ordinary stock quality as well as heavy Tin ware of my own make. Also a...
LABOR SCARCE AT BROKEN HILL [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
LA1S0K SOAKCIC AT BROKEN HILL Almost every mine along the iino of lode at Broken Hill ia complaining that a shortage of men is affecting both surface construction work and production. Miners, laborers, mullock ers, carpenters, and engine men aro all required. More than one manager recently said "We could do witli 2U00 more men easily."
WAVERLEY CRICKET TEAM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
WAVERLEY CRICKET TEAM. The Wavcrley (Sydney) team for Orange will consist of I Ifulgkinson (cap tain), Munn, Thomas, Pi to, Mulligan, Slieohard, Jonos, Finnoran, Shea, lull s' da Ic, McKinU-y. Mr. T.' Howard is manager, and ill'. H. .T. Collins will go as umpire. The players are • to leave on tlhe 25th inst. by the 8.55 p.m. train.
ADMINISTERING THE OATH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
ADMINISTERING THE OATH. i ho new method of administering tho oath in South Australia in accord ant with tho Act passed last year has already become general in that State. Tho clerk recites tho oath, and tho witness instead of kissing tho bible, simply holds tho book in his right hand and says "I swear." The Oaths Act! of 1911 does nut make tho'innovation obligatory, but allows witnesses .to take the oath by kissing tho book. So far there has been no rccord of any desire having been expressed to revert to tho former insanitary practice.
ORANGE VOLUNTEER RIFLE CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
ORANGE VOLUNTEER RIFLE CLUB Tlie following amounts have been collected towards the prize-money for the annual shoot of the Orange Vol unteer Rifle Club, to be held on An niversary Day. The committee of the club tender their heartiest thanks to the subscribers for their generous do nations:—Mr. E. C. Riddle £1 1/, Messrs. Dalton Bros., Ltd. £1 1/, Drs. N. R. and C. B. Howse £1 1/, Mr. D. G. Pilcher £ 1 i/, Mr. A, IS. Kerr £1, Mr S. Douglas 10/6, Mr. J. C. Mc Lachlan 10/6, Mr. M. A. Casey 10/6, Mr. II H Lee 10/6, Messrs Lamroclc and Lound 10/6, Dr. Dallow 10/6, Mr. W. B. Edye 10/6, Mr. II. O'Brien 10/6, Mr. A. P. I-Iicks 10/6, Mr W. Lam rock 10/, Mr Fox Martin 5/, Mr. L. A. Lane 5/, Mr. V. H. Millard 5/, Mes srs. \V. E. Agland and Co., 5/6, Mr. J. Nancarrow 5/, Mr W. J. Gift'ord 5/, "The Leader" newspaper 5/, Mr. F. Mulholland 5/, Mr. W. E. Bouffler 5/, Mr. H. J. Elder 6/, Messrs. Glass on, Coulson, and MeLachlan, Ltd., 6/, Bank of New South Wales 4/, Aus tralian Bank of Conunorce, Lt...
CHILD'S REMARKABLE ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
CHILD'S REMARKABLE ESCAPE. A romarkablo railway accident oc curred on Thursday botwcen Perth and Fremantle. Mrs. Duval, a passenger, was holding her two-year-old lniaut m her arms at tire open window ot the tfr'ain, which was travelling at 20 nines an hour, when, with a sudden jump, the child toppled through tho window. When tho train reached feubiaco sta tion the guard went back to recover the body, but he found the child unhurt, and playing contentedly with the bal last metal between the rails.
THE RANDWICK BEAR GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
RAND WICK BEAR GARDEN. Tho atmosphere in the KanclwicK Council Chambers 011 Wednesday even ing instantaneously became _electrical when a motion in the following terms was moved by Aid. Burns:—' lhati the Mayor be, and is hereby authorised to take legal proceedings against Aid. W. H. Brown, for disorderly conduct at a special meeting of the Council, liejtl on December 21st, 1911, 011 which oc casion Aid. W. H. Brown was removed bv a constable from tho Council Cham bers." After a noisy discussion. IS10 motion was lost.
DROWNING FATALITY AT WOODSTOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
DROWNING FATALITY AT WOOD STOCK. A sad drowning fatality occurred at Woodstock on Wednesday, the victim being a youth named Percy King, aged 18 years, and a grandson of Mrs. King, of Russell-street, Bathurst. It ap pears that the young fellow went into a dam to swim with ifsvo others, when ho was noticed to disappear. His com panions tried to rescue him, but failed. The body was recovered a fow hours : afterwards.
EXPEDITING TRANSMISSION OF NEW POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
EXPEDITING TRANSMISSION OF NEW POTATOES; Messrs. Bryant! and Hayes, auction eors and commission agents, of King and Sussex-stl-eets, write:— In response to representations made ! bv us to the Railway Department, we are in receipt of the following letter which will'db of . interest) to potato growers, who, we feel sure, will ^ ap preciate our efforts:—"Sydney, loth January, 1912. Gentlemen, In reply to your letter of the 11th inst., I beg to inform you t'liat directions have been issued for the ticketing with "Urgent labels, of trucks containing new pota toes, to commence at once.—1 am, gentlemen, your obedient servant,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
BARKED YOUR 'SHINS? Well, try Dr. Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment; it will take away all the pain and stiffness, and you will forget all about it. Price 1/6 and 3/. Ob tainable at A. F. Stanford, Plowman, A. Farr, J. Holmes and B. J. Wallace. B, J; V/eiKos. . .
HYPNOTISM BY TELEPHONE [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
HYPNOTISM BY TELE PHONE From the latest American filea we clip the following and liave come tio the decision that the telephone itself must be under hypnotic at t inies, as it sa.vs al sort's of silly thipgs. And when we are on with Sydney we often feel inclined to wish that we could avail ourselves of the opportunity of hypno tising some of those who are so loud of ciiipping in with their inane ~ fool conversation:— An extraordinary experiment in hy pnotism over the telephone has just been made in the State of Ohio. The hypnotic subjects wore ordinary tele-, piioue operators, and the influence of. tne iiypnowsm reached them over the wires from a distance of over 13U miles. Six doctors cneoiced tne experiment. Fernando Lontzonheiser attempted to apply his hypnotic power in this man ner from Pittsburg ti Canton, and one of the,operators, of whom ten tried to receive me influence, was entneiy sub jected. When the voicb from Pitts burg stated categorically that his left arm was numbed ...
ORANGE AMAZONS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
ORANGE AMAZONS. Mcintosh, the leviathan fight pro moter, should look no further than Orange for a white hope—the "hope" this time coming from the ranks of tiie gentler sex. On Thursday night | a willing "go" was put up between two welter weight lassies in town, the causus belli boing the stealing of one of the belligerent's best boy, and after a preliminary of verbose vitup eration, one of the gal's shot a short left to the other's ribs, which was cleverly cross-coiuitred, and a re turn right hook in a clinch, was al most given as a foul owing to it being placed in the rogion of the kidneys, but the referees (the combatants' best boys) allowed it to go. After a clean break the combatants each sparred for an opening (meanwhile a tirade of abuse was kept goiug between the two), and then in-fighting was freely indulged in, in fact there was no se partiug tluem, who by this time had become a conglomerate mass of howl ing and hair-pulling females, and it would have taken a good man to te...
CELEBRATING TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
CELE BllATING Til AN SCONTIN EN~ TAL RAILWAY. A a meeting hold on Thursday it was decided to hold a great international exposition at Perth, to celebrate the opening of the trans-Australian rail way three years hence. The King and Queen are to be asked to perform the opening ceremony. The Imperial Gc; I vcriunent'. foreign Governments, and I all tho Govermcnts throughout tho Em pire are to bo approached to in tii&lt;*
CABLES. HOLOCAUST AT OSAKA. TOKIO, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
! GABLES, l HOLOCAUST AT OSAKA. TOKIO. Thursday. An Appalling uisaster has taken place at Asaka. Over 500 houses have been destroy ed, and 30,000 .yei'sona rendered home less. The fire Originated in a room in which a number of women were living. Many were burned in the flames. Tho wooden houses burnt like match wood, pud the flames then spread to the workmen's quarter. Eighty hours passed before they could be got under control. The firemen had the assist ance of soldiers. (Osaka is a city of Japan, on tihe is land of Hondo, itnd on tho Inland Sea and the Yodagawa (Yodo River). It has a largo foreign trade, and com mands much of tho commerce of the interior. It has arsenals, machine shops, steel and glass works, cotton and woolleu mills, aiid manufacturers of matlches, boots - ahd shoes, etc. The city is sometimes called tho "Venico of Japan," is largely traversed by canals, over which there" are said to be upwa ids of 1200.bridges, rnd the pop.i h'tion lives chiefly on the .\ater It...
THEIR MAJESTIES IN EGYPT. PORT SUDAN, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
THEIR MAJESTIES IN EGYPT. POUT SUDAN, Friday. Lord Ki*chonev and General Win gate, representing the Khedive, greet ed their Majesties, wlio landed from tli Medina, on their way bacii from In dia. Their Majesties heiu a recep tion of Sheiks and Chiefs of Upper Nile tribes. Many travelled hundreds of miles &lt;)d be present. The King, in a speech, extolled chivalrous Gordon, and Towiik Bey's defcnco at Sinkat. The object of the present administra tion, said his Majesty, was to bring the Soudan into closer touch with civi isation. Their Majesties entrained for Sinket, and reviewed the Soudanese troops, ielnding 3300 camelry. The.v then witnessed nativo dancing, ad af terwards retured to the Media.
ARE YOU ON THE ROLL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
ARE YOU ON THE ROLL. • That is a question that needs .ans wering at onco. In view of tho disso Iution^ of Parliament, that, according to reliable information, is looming in tho near future, it behoves every citi zen to avail himself of tho franchise. An advertisement- in this issue from the Liberal and Reform Association informs all who have not as yet been enrolled that a revision court is to be held un tiho otli February next. Forms of application may be obtained from the Liberal and Reform office in Lord's Place. The secretary, Mr. J. Holbrook, will afford any particulars required. Your vote may mean the winning of tho seat for your particular candidate, therefore don't neglee'i this opportunity of being placed on the electoral roll for tho constituency in which you live. GOOD NEWS FOR ECONOMICAL SHOPPERS. Messrs David Jones, Ltd., are in augurating a truly remarkable bargain giving event—their summer salo. Everything af* this sale is reduced in price (except, of course, a few pr...
RETURN OF MR. R. P. BROWN, C.P.S. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
RETURN Ol'1 MR. R. P. BROWN, G.P.S. Mr. Tl. P. Brown, the Grown Land Agent iit Carcoar, returned to Sydney by tbo R.M.S. Omrah. Mr. Brown left Carcoar for a trip round the world last May, and during the eight months of his pilgrimage lie has seen many places. From all parts of the United Kingdom ho has kept in touch with Carcoar per medium of letters and photographs, and there are a number,of his friends in that pretty little town who are as familiar with many spots in the old land as if they were there. To his Sunday School children d"T the Church of England at Carcoar ho hnB been especially kind, not'forgetting one of them during his trip, and every Eng. lish mail, they were always on the qui vivo in the hopes of some news of •him. Mr. Brown has come back im proved in health, and will resume his dutieg as C.P.S. and Crown Land; Agcmt in the coUrto of. a few day's.