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NEWS FROM EVERYWHERE. From our Exchanges. MUDGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
NEWS FROM EVERY WHERE. From our Exchanges. , MUDGEE. The death is reported from Penrith o£ .\liss Alice Uoyle, a native of yo fala, aged 51 years. Deceased enter ed the Salvation Army about i'U years ago, and carried 011 the good won; m Victoria, buuta Australia, ana iNew Soutli n aics, hor last posi tion being tlr-U; oi ataXi-captaiu at Armidale. Alderman A. E. Brigden (Mayor) andA. Baldwin have been appointed by the tiulgong Council to wait on the Public Works authorities in Syd ney and place before them the matter of a water supply for Gulgong. • There is'at present on view in the local railway yards a huge stack o£ whieat belonging to Messrs. Jas. L011 eragan, Ltd., and which is estimated to contain neardly 7000 bags, worth about £4000. We understand that the grain is intended for export. It has been decided to form anoth er building and investment society at Gulgong, this deceisiou being ar rived at by a large number of the public on Thursday evniug las' Miss Cooiiey, of Bodang...
ENGINE DRIVER'S FALL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
ENGINE DRIVER'S FALL While a train was travelling be tween ^Sutherland aud Como oil Sun ^lyT^ .t1?ri,OOI» Charles King, residing at Redfern, fell from the engine and fractured his skull. According to the worn , °f Firomari 'A. Squires, of 100 Pitt-street, Redfern, who was on tne engine, they were about half a mile beyond the Como railway sta tion when King stood up in order to look at the signal. By sotno means he overbalanced, and fell off the engine, lolling down a steep-embankment for about 20ft. King was taken by Con stable Warwick to the St. George Cottage Hospital, whero ho was ad mitted by Dr. O'Keeffe.
COONAMBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
cooNAMm/u:. We understand that a local syndi cate has purchased land in Uastle reagh-streec, and is having a large hall erected, which is to be used for picture shows, skating rinK, etc. Tiie Coonamble puulic evidently do not care about letting' Aviator liart take J; 1.50 out o£ the town tor giving an exhibition with his llymg maciiinc. A meeting was caned by tue Mayor for Alonuay evening last to cunsiuer Mr, Harts proposal, but only two turned up. Mr. A. Hi . Carter, who has been ap pointed engineer for the Wingaufce ahire, is a member oi! the Institute or Local Government Idngineers. Ho was in the Public Works Department for IS years, and some years back was in Coonamble for nine months relieving Mr. 11. Royell. He was engineer for the Hastings Snire lor four years, and was einployeu by tne Gwytlir Shire for nine months.
A BRAVE NUN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
A BRAVE NUN. wiueu Bishop JDoueere, Vicar Apos tolic of New Hebrides, arrived in 'Syd ney from Europe, he was handed a bis bundle of correspondence by Kev. Fa ther J. Clievrenll, procurator of mis sions, oL' the Society of Mary, in the Paciiic. Ono o£ the letters conveyed details of the death of Sister Marie liJphrem, who wag a passenger aboard tiie Tathra, which foundered between Ambryn and Api, in thio New Hebrides i Archipelago. She was stationed at Jilelsisi, on Pentecost Island, and was on her way to Mount Martre with four native girls for school and ono infant for the orphanage there. While the steamer was sinking one of the pas sengers woke Sister Mario and took her on deck. Though boats were about to leave the doomed vessel, the nun refused to go without the children, for whom siie went back. By the time she regained the deck the boats had gone, and the brave nun, who was not more than 32 years o£ age, went down into the sea With' her charges. She was u Frenchwoman, and came...
BIGOTRY, INTOLERANCE, AND HATRED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
BIGOTRY, INTOLERANCE. AND HATRED. Speaking at tho United Irish League's annual demonstration at Mornington, near Melbourne, on Sun-, day, Sir. Hazolton, M.P., leader of the Irish Home Rulo envoys, said that the securing of Homo Rule would mean a fight to a finish. He did not believe that the House of _ Lords would bo wise enough or prudent enough to bow to tiho inevit able until it was forccd to do so. Tho House of Commons would, be obliged,' thereforo, to, pass tho Homo Rule Bill threo times during the next) two years. That would bo done. Tho actio'n taken by the Orangemen of Ulster in trying to prevent tho holding of a meeting to be addressed next month by Mr. John Redmond and Mr. Winston Churchill was what might have been expected, but tho Or angemen would not succeed. Tho meoting would bo hold and tho right of freo speech vindicated. Tho Opposition would but havo tho effect of bringing homo to the minds of the British peoplo right through tho Empire the bigotry, intolerance, and...
SHORTAGE OF RAILWAY TRUCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
SHORTAGE OP RAILWAY TRUCKS. The shortage of railway trucks for j the cartage of produce is not so acute in the Carcoar district as it is other parts o£ the State. The depart ment uses Its best endeavours to cope with tlie orders, but nevertheless dif ficulties are presenting themselves. "When trucks are not available to load as required, the railway authorities give the consignors every concession by allowing free storage of the pro duce in the sheds at the railway sta tions until such time as it can be transferred into the trucks. In order that truclrs will be kept moving and distributed each day, to the best ad vantage, an inspector is stationed at Cowra, and he personally supervises the daily distribution of waggons. Apart from one or Lwo real blocks that have been recorded this year, chaffcutters have been able to get their produce loaded as required. Mr. F. McGlynn, who owns two tra velling chiaffcntters, and who operates in the localities of Brown's Creek, For est Reefs, Millt...
DUBBO. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
DUBBO. \VUih;t iwfcing [rr n lr-altagp of gas in the Undeuouiinatk'uo! ilsll 011 Sun day night, the searchers were sudden ly enveloped iu /lamps ourn? to the light coming'in contact with the es caping gas. Prompt action iu turn ing off the gas prevented a serigu? I outbreak of fire. The service was ' subsequently held in the dim light shed from several candles. At the half-yearly meeting of Lodge No. 74 of the Independent Order of Oddfellows the following officers were elected for the ensuing term:—Junior P.U., Bro. J. B. Garnsey; N.G., Bro. J. Flood; V.G., Bro. G. Howard; re cording secretary, Bro. T. A. McGuin ne:js; permanent secretary, Bro. J. M. Walker; treasurer, Bro. J. T. Reid; warden, Bro. W. G. Williams; con ductor, Bro. G. Grubb; R.S., to N.G., Bro. W. Flood; L.S. to N.G., Bro. J. Flood, jun; R.S. to V.G., Bro. J. De lauey; LS. to V.G., Bro. R. H. Ed wiirds; R.S.S., Bro. C. Aldridge; L.S. S„ Bro. *L. G. Taylor; I.G., Bro. A. Bullinaria This society has made spiemlid progr...
MOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
MOLONG. At the present time the local hos pital is full, and. several intending 1>sii ieutri are boarding in town in ord er to be near their medical attend ants. Water for domestic purposes is very sc.'irce, and during t.Ue past week wat er carta have been very much in evi dence ia town. Mr. Harry Day, of Manildra was treated at the hospital this week for a .slight recurrence of his old malady, lnu was able to return home the same day. Mr. and Mrs. It. Mackey's little daughter, who has been an inmate of the Molong Hospital for upwards of a month suffering from pneumonia, has, we are pleased to say, slightly -improved. The many friends of Mrs. IS. Farns wortli, who recently underwent an operation in the local hospital, will be pleased to hear that she is now making satisfactory progress towards recovery. Miss E. Dunn, daughter of*Mr. and Mrs. P. Dunn, of Nandillyan, was successfully operated on at the hospit al on Monday for appendicitis, and is now, wo are pleased to state, makin...
CUMNOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
CUMNOCK. During tbe past week the heat has been very oppressive, last Monday be ing ilie hottest clay this summer—the thermometer registering 102 degrees. Owing to there being so many teams on the road at present there is plenty of dust flying and a drop of rain would be much appreciated. The Cumnock Show takes place on the 0th March next, and promises to be a great success. The Cumnock police require an owner for a light linen buggy rug, found on the Molong-Cumnock road a little time since. A lad named Nugent, son of Mr. Nugent, blacksmith, of Cumnock, met with a bad accident on Wednesday. It. seems that the young fellow was riding on top of a load of wood on Mi-. Sage Bruoe's holding, Loombalu, when the horse started kicking, and bolted. Nugent was dislodged from the: load, the wheel passing over his leg and fracturing that member above the ankle. The young fellow was I conveyed to Molong hospital in the I ambulance, where the fracture was reduced, and he is now doing as well as c...
FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
FOKBES. Wo are pleased to say that Mr. A. J. Baldock, who has been on the sick leave tor some weeks past, was able to leave his bed this week, and we may expect :.:ie pleasure of seeing our popular townsman out and about again in a very few days. Constable P. D. Iverach, of the local pel ice force, is a nephew of the fam ous Professor Iverach, of Aberdeen University, Scotland. His father is one of the original pioneers of Coola nion, where he occupies several Im portant civic positions. A letter was received in town dur ing the week from Mr. J. P. Meagh er, being the first since his severe ill ness set in in December. His presnt arrangements arc to leave Sydney in the first half of February for a trip to New Zealand, to occupy about six weeks, and this would mean his re turn to Forbes about the end of March. The many friends of Mr. James Les lie, of 'Blink Bonnie,' will be pleased to hear that he was able to return from Orange 011 Thursday. Mr. Les lie's trouble was gastritis, and h...
FOUND—A GENUINE DANDRUFF CURE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
FOUND—A GENUINE DANDRUFF ' CUKE. Tiie world lias been looking for years for a genuine dandruff cure. There have been many on tho market, but the acme of all the preparations is one called "Tressollne;" it Is a great discovery, and can be used with safety. Dandruff will be a thing of the past now, as this preparation Is effective of killing the germ, and in consequence promoting the growth] of your hair. Kox Martin, chemist, in Summer-st, has had the extreme good fortune to have the sole distributing agency for this wonderful dandruff cure. RI'TOTiNFJ) IIOMB. Mr. C'harlic CurraTi, ihe well-known .Summer-street tailor, lias returned to Orange after a three weeks' trip through tho apple country. He ex; presses himself deliglilou wiilh Tas mania, and had tho good fortuno to play at bowls in the same rink as Premier Jim McGowen. Charlie doesn't say whether ho gavo the Tas mania]! cracks a taste of his prowess as a truiidlcr. Perhaps his modesty won't allow him. Mr. Curran says Hobnrt is ...
INTRICACIES OF THE INCOME TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
INTRICACIES OF THE INCOME TAX. Despite the publication of instruc tions as to filling in the income tax papers, the paper is so complex and alitruse that rather than comply with the departmental edict, and its result ant aftermath for disobedience, a certain few of our public are en deavouring to augment a strike; and approach the Government in the hope that tuoy will send to each) district a duly qualified accountant to grapple with the complexities of the form. One man yesterday .called at the "Lead er" office, and averred that ho was i becoming prematurely grey-headed I through worrying the thing out. 'Sleep- I ing or walking it was in his thoughts like a hideous nightmare, and the ) sooner the climax comes the bettor I for him, as the strain Is too great. Without doubt there will be some trouble with the cle-'_".l heads when the returns go and we opine that the clerks who are appointed to deal with the matter will suffer from night- j mare afflictions, but in a rather more virul...
THE LATE HON. GEORGE LEE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
THE LATE HON. GEORGE LEii. A memorial service to the late Mr. George Loe, M.L.O., was lwld in Holy Trinity Church, Kelso, on Sunday morning. Tho rector, Veil. Archdeac on Oakes, in the course of his sermon, referred to the deceased gentleman as a loyal churchman and a faithful friend. Baptised 77 years ago in the font which still stands at tlw church door, he had throughout his long life been a regular worshipper within the church walls. liv his death tho Kelso church had lost its best friend, and if they wanted to see his monument they had only tn look around. XIc also led an id&lt; ul family lit'o. The Archdeacon suggested that it would bo a fitting tribute to the memory of one they all rcrcral if thev net themselves to com plete the wort of improving and en larging the church which tho deceased hue! begun. During the service the choir rendered special music, and tho organist played tho "Dead March m Saul."
MR. J. T. FRENCH, LATE OF ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
MR- J' T- FRENCH, LATE OP ORANGE. I l'actical sympathy with Mr t t I&lt; rouch, Shire Engineer, in the vol ent tiouOle ho has had withj the Win Wdee Council, is forthcoming "a pontaneous movement on the part of sent''M?arers h,HS beeu luado to Pre sent Mi. Irencli with a suljstanH-il purse of sovereigns. One district era J w"h >i donation of £5/5.
PEAK HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
PEAK HILL. A Mangery correspondent writes that Mungery is looking particularly well, and the plough is going in good style, though the ground is r.ather liard it present. (Jti Saturday the wedding of Mr. B. Croft, tind Miss Oissie Angus was cele 1 rated by the Rev. Williams, and on " Tuesday the same gentleman married Mr. Walter Hand to Miss Lily Hun tar. We wish them heaps of joy and j prosperity. Persons who persisted in talking at the door of the courthouse after bein?r ■varned to keep silent were ordered rutside by the P.M. on Wednesday. ' Curra Picnic Races are to be lueld f-n Saturday, March 30. Horses are to be paddoclced on 21st Februnrv and removed on March .TO. so that they will bo in n month. The Curra club intend abolish ins; the bookmaker, and will run a start inn price brink same as Forbes. Mr. /V PofHf notifies that, he liar; retri-und from j^c- trip and that he h«s brought n goo'1 supply of dental goods back wiih-hiro. Mr. Griffin, of "Mclfm," Tominpley, ?;ot 2427 ba...
COWRA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
COWRA. Mrs. J. Kaske, of our town, togeth er with her young son, left for a holiday trip to Germany on Monday. We understand that quite a large number of Cowraites are leaving here for Dunedoo—a very progressive cen tree in the Mudgee district. Mr. W. P. Bealvan already has a branch of liia business established there, whilst several other local young men intend opening there shortly. We wish them all every success. , It is probable that in the near fu turo there will bo a regular exodus of clcrics from our town, seeing the Rev. A. J. Gardner (Anglican), Geo. Cranston (Presbyterian), and D. D. Hunter (Methodist) contemplate get ting a move on shortly.
NEVERTIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
Nevertire. Since my last report we have had some very hot weather. Rain is badly wanted, for water is becoming scarce for domestic purposes. On Monday &nbsp; last the thermometers in some parts of the town registered up to 118 de grees in the shade next door to the new residence of the departed politi- cians. The week's truckings were:—One van of sheep from W. V. Gibbs, 1 van from Campbell, 3 waggons cattle from Stone, 5 from Butler and Co., 1 from W. V. Gibbs and 1 from H. E. Hunt. Stock pasisngs: 1G00 wethers from Warren to Bulbodney, A. Pritchard owner and in charge; 1620 sheep from Warren to Milton, .J. Burrell owner, A and C. Burrell in charge; &nbsp; 500 sheep from Bowen Park to Morn- ington; H. Waters owner and in charge; 800 sheep from Trangie to Orange Tree, Cockle and Crossing &nbsp; owners, T. Quigley in charge. I undertsand that no move has yet been made for the appointment of a &nbsp; secretary to carry on the annual F. and S. Carnival. I...
GRENFELL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
GRENFELL. Mr. Donald Campbell of th,« Govern ment Printing Office, is in Grenfell, spending a short vacation. Mrs. Brant, who has been about 12 months out from the old country, and had been in the employ of Mr. J. B. Turner's, died in the hospital on the 23rd instant, at the age of 26. The funeral was on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. A. M. Levick officiating. Mr. W. S. Srtinger, of the Grenfell Motor Garage and engineering and re pairing shop, who has introduced so many good cars into the district, is, we understand, supplying the car which Mr. Bell purposes using in the de livery of bread. It will be fitted with a detachable box, and should prove a most handy concern both for goods and passenger traffic. Mr. Robert James McLeod, in the office at Grenfell, has passed one of the highest possible exams, for ap- pointment as telegraph messenger, which should give him a leg-up in at- taining to higher branches in the service. Mr. McLeod came third in the Commonwealth competition; his marks ...
NARROMINE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 30 January 1912
NARROMINE. During the year 1911 there were 76 births registered in Narromine, 13 marriages were solemnised, and 23 deaths occurred. It will be noted that the births exceeded the deaths by more than three to one, but the marriage market was not particular- ly brisk. A quiet wedding was solemnised in Narromine on Thursday last, when Mr. W. Farquhson, school teacher at Glen Ayr, and Miss Lilian L. Brain, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Brain, were united in holy wedlock. Rev. C. W. Leavers tied the nuptial knot. The young couple are honey- mooning in the metropolis. About two years ago Constable Dix- on, of Alectown, took up a settlement lease of 1800 acres in the Narro- mine district. He now has it well improved and intends living on it. To this end he has resigned from the police force and will take up his resi- dence here at the end of the present month. Bringing the golden harvest to market will be a far more palat- able and paying enterprise than con- veying the stale and usually i...