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MR. CHAS, FERN, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
Mil. CI-IAS. FKRN, M.P. At the preliminary meeting for tho celebration of St. Patrick's Day, Mr. Charles Stuart Forn, tiie successor to I ;iie late Donald McDonnell in tho Leg- ' islativc Assembly, sat next to tho j Archbishop of Sydney, ile is tho young- ■ est member of the Assembly, being only 24 years of ago. His fine, open coun tenance impressed everyone at tho meet ing, and tho volte of thanks he moved to his Grace was characterised by good taste and eloquence. Ho has a ploasant, rich voice, which ..he uses to good ef fect. He was, it seems, educated at St. Mary's. nnd.Jio told how 12 years ago he slept' iu the very hall m which thev worn then assembled;— - "Tho Catholic Press."
HIBERNIAN A.C.B. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
HIBERNIAN A.C.B. SOCIETY. The above races are to take place on the 16th of Marchi, and the pro grammes have just been issued. Secre tary Merrick has £75 to run for, split up into five races of which the Hibernian Handicap o£ £25 and'the St. Patrick's Handicap of 20 sovs. con stitute the double. The committee are losing no time and leaving no stone unturned to make the meeting a. social and financial success. It is as well to notify owners of horses that those registered in accordance with rule 2Sa, A.J.C. rules of racing, only will be allowed to compete.
ANNIVERSARY DAY SHOPPING ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
ANNIVERSARY DAY SHOPPING ARRANGEMENTS. Next Friday, the 26th instant, be ing a public holiday, all the stores will be closed all day. On the fol lowing day ('Saturday), under-the provisions of the Early Closing Act, the stores will have to close at 6 p.m., so there will be no late shopping night. Sergeant Coyne has kindly supplied us with the above informa tion, which all interested would do well to bear in mind..
SCHOOL RESUMES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
SCHOOL RESUMES. On Monday tho congested house hold will begin to take on its normal aspect again. On that date the vari ous schools will claim the youthful element that for the last five weeks have been running riot and playing old Harry generally. Then peaco and quietness will once more begin to as sume control, and tho heavy load of worry will be lifted from the heads of pater familias, who have been In a state of anxiety right through the whole vacation, fearful lest in their wild exuberance the schoolboy would come to harm.
THE SINGER SEWING MACHINE COY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
THE SINGER SEWING MACHINE COT. Again wo draw attention to the free lessons in art work ant! drawn thread work that are being given daily by tire lady expert at the Coy's business place in Summer-street. All those la dies who are ill possession of Singer machines should avail themselves of this opportunity while it lasts.
HOSPITAL BENEFACTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
HOSPITAL, BFA'EFACTORS. AVfi are forced to write tills para graph through noting the beulficence of the many gentlemen of affluence who spontaneously give yearly dona tions of more or less large amount to the hospital of the town contiguous to whore thoy live. There aro a great number in the Orange district who are apathetic to this matter. Only last week the Forbes hospital was benefited to a large extent by a few landhold ers close to it, and it would be indeed a source of pleasure to our committee to receive a few donations of a like kind. A ten pound note now and again from our big farmers and orclianl ists would mean quite a lot with the subsidy, and a happy smile would ir radiate the features of our genial se cretary were some such gift to hap pen along. The rex pecimiarum is the medium by which tiie mare Is made to go, and.we would have consider able pleasure In chronicling the fact that Orange Hospital is not behind the fair In receiving generous donations from a phlliinthro...
CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
en unorr srrvices. Mi'ii'iodist Church, Sunday, Janu ary 21.—Orange 11 and 7.30 Rev. J. 0. Martin; March 3, Mr. K. M. Boyor; Cnnublas 3, llcv. J. G. Martin; Kinu .Swamp 3. Mr. Ncshitt; Lucknow 7.30, Mr. Nrabitt. Baptist Church.—Grange 11 and 7.30 Rev. H. Halmarick; Millthorpo 3, Rov. IT. Halmarick.
A BATHURST SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
A. BATH Ul!ST SENSATION. Mary \\ arby (-1 o), a married woman, living apart from her husband at Be'n tinck-streot, Bathurst, was admitted to the Bathurst District! Hospital on Thursday night, suffering from the ef fects of lysol poisoning. It is stated Hhnt Mrs. Wa'rby lias been greatly wor ried of lato over domestic matters. On Thursday, it is further stated, she sent to it local chemist's shop for somo lysol. and swallowed about ijiree ounces of the poison. The police were communicated with, and the unfortunate woman was convoyed to the hospital in a rather serious condition. 'i'wo notes address ed to her mother and daughter, respec tively, were found at Mrs. Warby's ro. sideneo, and it is said that in them she stated that she was tired of life, and contemplated suicide. Late on Thursday night, Mrs. AVarby's condi tion was improved, and there was ev ery likelihood of her recovering.
THE WYALONG DISASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
THE WYAi.OXG DfSASTEIi. mr, Andrew Kelly, M.L.A., who lias returned to the city from a visit to Wyalong, has reported to tho lion. sec. of tho Public Disasters Fund (Mr. Nes bitt) tho result of the inquiries he lias mado as to the circumstances of the widows and orphans of tho victims of tho mino disaster. Ho says that upon an actual basis about £4000 will need to bo raised to moot requirements, and theso representations have been mado to tho executivo of tho fund. Sub scription lists aro now being distribu ted, and tho Government - will bo asked to subsidiso donations 011 tho pound for pound system.
RAILWAY GUARD'S ARM BROKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
RAILWAY GUARD'S ARM BROKEN. While travelling from Forbes to Orango last night on the mail train, Mr. John Cafetou, railway guard, had tho_ misfortune to meet with n .serious accident. When at Manildra he leant against tho door of the break van, which ho thought was closed, bull it suddenly flow open, and he was precip itated on to tlie railway lino, with the result that his right arm was broken. He was brought on to Orange, and then conveyed to Sydnoy, where ho resides, by "slcepor."
EXCITEMENT AT MULLION CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
EXCITEMENT AT MULLION CREEK. yesterday morning, when tho mail train arrived at Mullion Creek, tho night officer had an experience. The tickot collector was in a carriage on his usual duty whon ho came across a man not provided with the necessary pasto board that would entitle him to travol on tho railway. Ho had just vacatcd tho carriage when the individ ual in question escaped through the window. The night officer, perceiving him, at onco went in pursuit, and ac costed him at tho other sid>> of tho train, when tho man made a vicious lungo at him. A scruffle ensued, but tho defaulter got away. Constablo Moylnn was on tho scene at abouli 10 a.m., but the bird had flofrn. Mr. Holman, the night officer, had a severe encounter, but was unablo to cope with the strength of tho fellow.
BISHOP LONG'S VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
BISHOP LONG'S VISIT. A reminder is given of the visit of hisLordship, Bishop Long, who will conduct services 'it Holy Trinity Chuvciv to-morrow. The Bishop is an edifying, broad minded, and eloquent preacher, and doubtless large numbers will avail themselves of the privilege of hearing the distinguished gentle man.
MINING MACHINERY SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
MINING MACHINERY SAT.E. Messrs Clements anil McCarthy, in conjunction with .lames Cassidy, an nounce in our advertising columns that they will conduct a large and important sale of mining machinery and plant at "Hereford Estate," on Wednesday, the 24tli of January next. The items to be auctioned arc cata logued in thie advertisement.
MR. R. H. McNEICE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
MR. R. H. McNElCE. AVe were pleased to see Mr. R. Hous ton McNeice, of Paling and Co., Ltd., back in Orange on his initial business; trip west this .vca v. Sir. McNeice has just returned from the sister State of Victoria, where he has been spending the midsummer holidays with ' some members ot his family and relatives and is looking fit and well. Ho speaks highly of the development o[ the city and suburbs of Melbourne, and tho splendid organisation and growth of tlve country towns and pleasure re sorts 011 Hobson's Bay and inland. Gee long and Ballarat, Dardenong, Lilly dale, and the Valley of the Yarra to Warburton, etc., are all in a healthy flourishing condition, besdes a healthy, progressive and prosperous tone ob tains among the residents. At Ballar at, through tiie courtesy of Mr. J. Drummond, manager of the Ballarat Co-operative Distributing 'Society, he saw the most up-to-date breadmaking machinery iu the Commonwealth, and the first of its kind to be installed out hern. Simi...
THE PARCEL POST SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
THE PAItCEL POST SYSTEM. The system of sending to Sydney for ; everything you want is only too preva lent in country towns, and nowhere is tho practice more indulgent than in Orange. Only this week' we woro struck with tho fact of the plethora of city tailors' travellers who were initown, and all of whom were' quite satisfied with the business they were doing. This should not be. There are just as good tailors in our big country towns as t\iere aro in Hhe city, and these men deservo to be patronised. It is tho likes of them who help to keep up tho pres tigo of tho t own, and they mako their money hero and they spend it here. A great number of peoplo never count tho cost that they pay for an article procured from Sydney. There is the stamp asking for particulars, and there is the stamp and the monoy order to send it down, and on top of that there is the postago to pay for carriago to bring it back. They never stop to think that they are paying more for tho articlo than they; could pr...
AMAROO SHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 20 January 1912
AMAH00 SHIRK. At a mceiling of tlio Amaroo Shiro Council ii rate of 2c! in tlio £ was struck for tlio present year. Last year's rate was l}d. Tlio clerk notified tlio receipt of Government endorsement amounting to £(M7/16/!>. Arrears of rates and interest to December 31, amounted to €-118/4/9. The general fuud at the same dato was in credit C2048/o/7. Tlio toihl cost of road maintenance and repair for 1911 was £1082, road construction .C1230, and bridge maintenance .ind repairs £G/3/S). A sum of £1000 was voted for the Shiro hall now under construction. The meeting decided to employ ail ad ditional permanent road gang tin oper ate in the north-west of the Shiro, tho present gangs being found insufficient to cope with the work. The clerk was ins!\ructed to tako immediate-proceed ings to recover all arrears of rates.