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FEEBLE OLD MAN'S HOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
FEEBLE OLD MAN'S HOARD. On Wednesday night! an old decrepit man stumbled with faltering steps, in to the quiot little township of Sun shine, Victoria. Who he was. where lie had come from, or what his business was no one knew or could learn. For hours lie walked up and down tlio long, dark main stteet, mumbling excitedjy to himself, and falling now and then, as he stumbled over the obstructions in tho roadway. Somo ladies who saw him thought he was blind, and toi.k Constable Alford to his assistance. The policeman found She man sullon and un communicative. Ho protested that lio was "all right and could well take car-' of himself." His eyesight was good, and ho had fallen only because he was oid and tired, for he was 82. In. tho morning lie would bo stronger and would go on to BaUaratk" His clo thes were rags, and dirt begrimed his body. Apparently he slept out at night i He was next seen by an ambulance attendant, Mr. E. II. Clarke, on Sun shine-road. He was in a state of col lapse, ...
A.W.U. INDIGNATION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
A.W.U. INDIGNATION MEETING. A largely attended meeting o£ the above was ljeld on Saturday night. Wo have the £ull reported' the proceedings but owing to pressure o£ space we are only publishing the rousing speech by Air. Berry. To-morrow's issue will have the lull report. Mr. Berry, on rising, said: Mr. Chairman and gentlemen: I sup pose that such a meeting as tluis one is absolutely unique and unprecedent ed in the history of our organisation, and the circumstances that have led up to this meeting being convened are as regrettable as the meeting is ne cessary. But the attitude o£ Mr. iUchards in refusing to talce' or put motions at last Saturday's meeting has left no other course opsn to us to ivy and secure a fair deal. And to night I am in a place where I am demanded of conscience to speak the truth, and therefore the truth I speak impugn it who so list. And in order to give members who were not present last Saturday night an op portunity of seeing how unjustly I have been treate...
DUBBO PROTESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
DUBBO PROTESTS. At the last meeting of the Timbre bongie (Dubbo. Shire Council the fol lowing resolution was. -unanimously carried: "That the council strongly objects to the proposed iniquitous in come tax, and that the following re solution be forwarded to the Shires', Association: 'That the Shires Associa tion take immediate steps to bring the matter before the Government, po'nting out that the ratepayers under the Local Government Act are now rated to maintain and make roads, and were promised when the Local Government Act was passed that they would be free from land income tax, and to ask the Government to exempt all shire ratepayers from the propos ed income tax.
THE ORANGE MILITIA MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
THE ORANGE MILITIA MATCH. At the annual prize shoot on Fri day last the following scores were made:— The Militia Matcli. Pte. R. Plowman, £1/10, 49; Cpl. G. Thompson, £1/10, 48; Cpl. Percy, 15/, 46; Pte. Bishop, 12/6, 44; Pte. H. Plowman, 10/, 42; Pte. Sherlock, 10/, 11; Sgt. J. Thompson, 10/, 40; Pte. Jacltson, 10/, 39; Pte. Allan, 7/6, 39; Pte. Saul, 5/, 38; Pte. Green, 5/, 38; Pte. 'Sullivan, 5/, 38; Pte. W. Murray, 5/, 35; Pte. McKimm, 5/, 34; Pte. S. Murray, 5/, 30; Pte. Marr, 5/, 21.
The Citizens' Match. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
The Citizens' JIatcli. Bug. Hill, £1/10, 50; Pto. Pem broke £1, 50; Pte. Oates, 15/, 50; Pte. McLean, 12/6, 49; Pte. T. Seers, 10/, 48; Pte. G. Seers, 10/, 41; Pte. Cauld vell, 10/, 44; Pte. M, Murray, 10/, 41; Pte. Gardiner, 7/6, 39; Pte. Street, 5/, 37; Bug. Clark, 5/, 34; Pte. Frost, 5/, 31; Pte. Trethewey, 5/, 19; Pte. Ir win, 5/, 14.
STONE THROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
STONE THROWING. Complaints havo reached us or tue pre- . valence of stono-tiirowing at East Orange. The practice is a most ob jectionable and dangerous ono, as pe destrians are liable to be struck with j flying missies. It is to bo hoped tihe miscreants will be detected, ifnd ado- ' ijuatoly penalised. I
The "Riddle" Aggregate. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
Thfl "Riddle" Acirrcnato. Pte. Pembroke, 15/ and trophy, 96; Cpl. Thompson, 15/, 96; Pte. R. Plow man, 12/6, 96; Pte. Oates, 10/, 94; Bug. Hill, 1/6, 93; Pte. G. Seers, 5/, S6; Pte. T. Seers,'5/, 84; Cpl. Percy, 5/, 83; Pte. McLean, 5/, 83; Pte. H. Plowman, 2/6, 83; Pte. M. Murray, 2/6, 79; Pte. Jackson, 2/6, 7S; Pte. Caldwell, 2/6, 77. The special prize of Cl/1 donated by Major Riddle for the best two shots last (tuarter was won by Sgt. .T. Thompson, and Lieut. Douglas' prizs of 10/6 for the first possible was won by Bug. H. Hill.
FATALITY AT LITHGOW. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
FATALITY AT LITHGOW. A sad drowning fatality occurred at Lithgow on Friday last, ('he victim be iny; a son of Mr. Arthur Ralph, the well known railway guard 011 No. 2 west, Wallerawang to Dubbo. It ap pears tluifc tlio little chap, who was ton years of ago, was drowned in n waft-.'rhole. His father, with whom deep sympathy is expressed on all sidi's. had just received a notification of his promotion to the position of lel.tor-earriers' ovorseer at Newcastle.
McVEA—IANGFORD. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
MoVEA—1ANGF0RD. Did Langford gst a fair decision in his recent pugilist*) encounter with McVea? Seeing that this question puz zled most of the spectators present at the Stadium when tp colored champions had concluded their vigorously con tested 20 rounds, it would be absurd ^for any person to 'attempt an opinion "had they not been k spectator. Though the actuality is a thing of the past, there still remains an opportunity or those still desiroui of judging for t'hemsolves who reilly was the inoro deserving of tho vitory, by paying a visit to t'he Australian Hall, Orange, on Saturday, February 3rd, when a film, replete in every dotail from start to finish of tho MfVea-langford fight will be screened, together with a full programmo of absolutely new subjects. Tho advent in our midst of this re nowned fight in picture form is un doubtedly a bion to all boxing en thusiasts, as apart from it settling in our own mind which man was really deserving of the decision, it is a re markably clea...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
DEATH. The unfortunate intelligence came to hand yesterday of the death of Mrs. George Hampton, of Millthorpe. The deceased lady, who was 37 years of age, expired at Nurse Dwyer's pri- vate hospital on Saturday. She had only been ailing for a few weeks, and leaves an infant and four other child- ren, the eldest of whom is 20 years of ago. Mr. Hampton was the daughter of Mrs. Kerr, of Lewis Ponds. The funeral took place yesterday, when the remains were interred in the Methodist portion of the cemetery, the last rites being administered by the Rev. G. Martin. The funeral arrange- ments were conducted by Mr. F. Ford.
CORONIAL INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
CORONIAL INQUIRY. The adjourned inquiry into the cir- cumstances surrounding the death of Mary Jane Phillips was resumed at the Orange Court House on Saturday afternoon bofore Mr. E. Marriott, P.M., when the following additional evidence was adduced:— Mr. C. McLachlan appeared to &nbsp; watch the proceedings on behalf of Mrs. Casey. &nbsp; Josephine Bodycott, a sister of the deceased, deposed: Mrs. Casey had been attending to the deceased; I did not know of my own knowledge that Mrs. Casey prescribed for the deceased; Mrs Casey gave me £20 by loan ; my niece signed for the money, which was given to pay expenses in Orange, and for removal of the body to Con- dobolin ; Mrs. Casey suggested sending &nbsp; for a doctor on the day the deceased died; I went for Dr. Freyer, and he was out; I then went for Dr. Howse and found that he was called away; I went for Dr. Wilson, who went ; I believe my sisber has been ill for years; Mrs. Casey returned £3/3, which had been...
DEATH OF WELL-KNOWN MUDGEE MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
DEATH OF WELL-KNOWN MUDGEE MAN. Mr. George Henry Reeves, eldest son of Mr. Geo. Reeves, sen., of Grat- cai, passed away at Braeburn Private Hospital on Sunday morning, aged 34 years. Deceased had only entered the &nbsp; Institution on Wednesday of last week, when he was operated upon by Drs. Nickoll and Challands for hydatids. On Sunday, however, the patient's condition became very serious, and despite every care and attention, he never rallied and gradually sank away. Deceased leaves a wife and daughter to mourn his loss, which is an irreparable one. The remains were first conveyed to the Belmore Hotel and subsequently interred in the C.E. portion of the general ceme- tery, the Rev. J. W. Dunstan officiat- &nbsp; ing at the graveside. The funeral was largely attended, many relatives and friends of deceased being pres- ent. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
SAD ACCIDENT AT EUCHAREENA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 29 January 1912
SAD ACCIDENT AT EUCHAREENA. &nbsp; A distressing accident occurred at Euchareena on Suturday morning, by which a well-known resident, Mr. Bede Hannelly sustained serious injuries &nbsp; through being thrown from a horse. The unfortunate man sustained a frac- ture of the base of the skull, and was bleeding profusely from one of his ears. He was brought to Orange, and removed on a stretcher to the Orange District Hospital. Latest reports from the hospital state that the unfortunate man is slightly better.
METHODIST CENTENARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
METHODIST CENTENARY. hi I'oiiiiection with (lie. projcct of ■ is ji;r £50,000 for various purposes in counection with the Methodist Church tlu> Rev. Woolls Rutledgo last even ing gavo an address at the Orange Church, in the course of which he ap. pealed for donations to the fund. Mr. J. A. Faulks presided. After the^isiiigiiig of a hymn, 'die Rev. J. G. Martin oilered up prayer. Tho choir rendered an anthem. The Chairman explained the object of lilie gathering and introduced tho Rev. Woolls Riitledge. Twenty years ago ho had known tho row visitor in'timately. Tho Rov. Woolls Rutledgo began by saying that ho had preached in Orange ■i7 years ago. Ho was glad to meet an old friend in the person of Mr. Faulks, who was his host whilst'' staying in Orange. It was on tho 10;Ji of August -lint the Rev. Samuel Lee set foot on the shores of Port Jackson. Ho was ■the firsb Mothodist minister to como to Now South Wales.: It had boon.decid ed to try and raiso £50,000 in the State of Now South...
HON. T. H. BATH REVISITS ORANGE. AN INTERVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
HON. T. H. BATH KEV1S1TS ORANGE. AN INTJJltVlEW. Among tho visitors who arrived in Orange by the day passenger ou Satur day were the llou. T. 11. iiatli, Minis ter lor .Lands and -Agriculture, in the Scaddan administration in Western Australia, and Airs, Bath. Mr. Bath, wlto accompanied .. the i'remier , of the Western Stwto to the Premier's Confer ence in Melbourne, came 011 to N.S. W. l'or a brief holiday, and decided to spend a fen- days in (Jraiigo, where he was formerly a resident. When seen at th«>, lloyal Hotul, Mr. Bath expressed his pleasuro at i;e-yisit mg old scones and ac tho evident signs ot prosperity showing ou'o at overy turn. Oraugo, ho said, had a great luturo, and 11 ever lie wanted-to live a retired life ho would choose Orange. On inquiring as to tho march of events in Western Australia, the visiting Minister was ac once switched on to a congenial topic. "Wo are striding ahead in great style," he. replied, i'hose who are dependent on tno meagre reports appeari...
FROM EVERY POINT OF VIEW. NATIONAL STABILITY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
FROM EVERY POINT OF VIEW. NATIONAL STABILITY. By W. Aeor. It may bo noted tluit tlo N. S .\V. Labor Government intends to deal with a greater Sydney and '.i greater Newcastle. AVhcrc does a greater New South Wales, or the universal develop ment of our neglected port.; and the outlying parts of the State come in The Hobart Labor Conference placed "Maintaincnce of a White Australia as- first plank in the Lab'tr party s platform, while it evidently ignored the fact that the only chance we have of maintaining a White Australian is to combat the centralisation of our population in a few overgrown cities, and to cause the vast empty spaces ot our rich continent to bo uiiif&lt; rmly and adequately filled with white inhabi tant Mr. L. Marshall, of the IVst OfTice Hotel, Eugowrn, has been a benefac tor to the people or that tev.u lately. The people have been in lined of water for sonic lime, and Mr. Marshall partly relieved the. situation by erect ing a windmill anil trough, pik! all...
THE LYSOL SCOURGE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
THE LYSOL SCOURGE. About a fortnight ago wo printod an article in which wo drew attention for (the drastic need of legislation being brought to bear on tlie indiscriminate sale of lysol. Wo also enumerated the many deaths atfcributea to its cause. And there is not ono week passes buf: what another death is add.d to the long list of the lysol scourgo, the latest being at Wellington, when n man named Allen Meredith, following the occupation of dyor and cleaner, was found suilcring from the effects of the poison. Ho was taken to the local hospital, where ho died a few liouifi later." It is stated tihat deceased had been drinking rather heavily of late.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
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