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A WIN FOR BATHURST TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
A WIN FOR BATHURST TURF CLUB. The trouble between the W.D.R.A. and the Bathurst Turf Club, and anent which a deal of speculation was rife as to whether the latter club would be granted the dates of the 26th and 27th January for their usual race meeting, which the W.D.R.A) would not grant them, has been decided by the A.J.C. This body has allowed Ba thurst the dates referred to, which will cause the latter town to wear a "see the conquering hero comes" sort of expression. We would dearly love to see the smile that irradiated tho benign countenance of Mr. J. J. Sul livan when he heard the verdict.
THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
THE HOSPITAL. The secretary, Mr. V. H. Millard, has received the sum of £1/4 proceeds of children's concerts and Christmas tree, promoted and carried out by five little girls in East Orange, Misses A. D. and J. Gray, L. Holmes and A. Bowden, and at the settling after the races, Mr. E. J. Ingersole, the well known Bathurst owner, made a dona tion of £2 to the hospital. It is these unsolicited and welcome efforts and donations which go far to help the committee iii their work, besides re flecting the greatest credit on those principally concerned.
THE SIX DAYS' CYCLE RACE. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
TJIE SIX DAYS' CYCLE KACE. SYDNEY, Wednesday. The six clays' cycling race continues to draw big crowds. The first thous and miles were dona by Grenda, fol lowed closely by McNamara, Vickery and Priestley, the time being two days ten and a half hours. The strain 'is beginning to tell on some of the riders. LATER. The event is still attracting big crowds. At 10.30 to-night the teams had travelled 1165 miles, with the ex ception of I-Iird, Keath and Senhouse, who were two laps behind.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
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THE IRISH ENVOYS. AN INTERVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
THE IRISH ENVOYS. AN INTERVIEW. "Weill you have a very beautiful town here," said Mr. Donovan, one of the Irish Envoys, to a "Leader" re porter yesterday, "and wo have enjoy ed our stay amongst you immensely, and our only regret is that it was too short." Yes I we intend leaving Or ange to-morrow nighli, and go straight through to Melbourne. You see^ we have not finished our campaigning in Victoria yet, but we expect to be through with that State in about three weeks. From there we make straight across for West Australia, and then we tako in Tasmania, and open our Sydney [ campaign about the end of February or the beginning of March." When asked if he had any approximate idea of the dato of their, official visit to Orange, Mr. Donovan said, "No! You see the executive committee in Sydney have to fix our dates for your country towns, but let mo say this: we have been re ceived loyally and well wherever we have been in Australia, and cannot speak too highly of your people out here." "Y...
THE CHINESE REVOLUTION. SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
THE CHINESE REVOLUTION. SAN FRANCISCO, Wednesday. A dispatch from Shanghai to one ol the Chinese papers in Sail Francisco reports that the Imperial troops have captured the town of Winchow, in the province of Anhui. SHANGHAI, Wednesday. Dr. Sun Yat 'Sen was inaugurated to-day as President of the Chinese Re public. . ST. PETERSBURG, Wednesday. A message from Kalgat, a Chinese province in Chili, says that the princes are loyal to the Aaching dynastry. They have resolved to support the Im perial Government in lighting the Chinese revolutionists. They say they will declare their independence in the event of a republic being established.
FATAL FIRE AT A BOARDING HOUSE. WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
FATAL TillE AT A BOARDING HOUSE. WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Wednesday. A lire broke out iii a boarding house here this morning. The ilaines spread rapidly, and one man was roasted tu death. Another man had a sensation al experience, having to light his wsij through a mass of liame. He eventu ally escaped with his pyjamas on lire. He was badly burnt about the body, and is now in a critical condition. Other occupants of the house were rescued uninjured.
THE TOTALISATOR COMMISSION. REV. ELLIOTT'S EVIDENCE. AUCKLAND (N.Z.), Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
TIIE TOTALISATOR COMMISSION. REV. ELLIOTT'S-EVIDENCE. AUCKLAND (N.Z.), Wednesday. At to-day's sitting of the New South Wales Royal Commission on the to tEilisator the Rev. Kliiott said that one of the gravest charges against the machine is that touts visit the factor ies and induce boys and girls to invest their shillings and sixpences. He, however, preferred the machine to tne bookmakers, and lie continued that us prolits should go to municipalities. He considered gambling was increas ing. This was evident by the prolits of the Auckland Club alone from the totalisator, which amounted to £ 13,600 at one day's races. He calculated tnat a third of the spectators who attend ed races were under the age of years. Another charge made by Rev. iiliiott is that the machines are mani pulated by tne owners in promoting crooked running.
CABLES. THE DAVIS CUP. AUSTRALASIAN TEAM FURTHER VICTORIOUS. CHRISTCHURCH (N.Z.), Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
GABLES, THE DAVIS CUP. AUSTRALASIAN TEAM FURTHER VICTORIOUS. CHRISTCHURCH (N.Z.),.Wednesday. The weather was cloudy during the morning, and when the time arrived for the Davis Cup match to be re sumed the conditions were favorable, being fine and warm. The attendance was again large. The scores were: Australasia, 3 matches, 9 sets, 65 games; America, 3 sets, 50 games. The position of the Australasian team was improved without further play, as Beals Wright forfeited to R. W. Heath. Brooks beat McLoughlin 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
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BUSY TIME WITH FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
BUSY TIME WITH FARMERS. Everywhere around- our district harvesters and workers are busy gath ering a bounteous harvest. The work is laborious, but can be made easier by wearing good strong, well fitting clothes. Forster and Thomp son' have special value in harvesters' requirements. Men's strong cotton shirts, well sewn, 2/, 2/11. Men's dungaree trousers in lirey, blue, and brown, 2/11, 3/6; strong and light to wear men's extra strong dungarees, double seats and knees, 3/11, 4/6, ail sizes; strong cotton socks, Gd, 9d per pair; Samson braces, 1/, 1/6 pr; belts, 6d, 9d, 1/; large'neck handker chiefs 6d; coal straw hats, 2/6; shady felt hats, 4/1 f; workers pre pare Cor the harvest by visiting Fors ter and: Thompsoon, the store tliat serves yoir best. Sinking operations are in progress at the Mount Bulga Copper Mine, a. depth of 86 f(?et having be'en rsa'dMd.
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
BOWLS. A handicap bowling tournament is in progress on the Orange green among the local club's members. In the first round the following games have been decided. Ruschpler, 10, for feited to Thwai'te, scratch; -C. J. Barnes, 10, defeated E. C. V. Riddle., 2, by 25 to 17; Bonnor, 4, defeated Bernasconi, 8, by 25 to 21; Lamrock, 5, defeated Bouffler, 8, by 25 to 21; Matthews, 3, defeated T. 0. Jones, 8, by 25 to 12; Kilgour, scratch, defeat ed Fleming; 5, by 25 to 18; Curran, 7, defeated Lound, 5, by 25 to 7. . The following matches remain un played in connection with the first round;—Watts, 13, to play Bromley, 15; Haynes, 15, to play Johnson, 9; Garling, 12, to play Morgan, 15; Young, 15, to play Crook, 15; Warren, scratch, to play Leeds, 8; Leary, 2, to meet Martin, 7; Ambrose, 13, to play Bellamy, 10; Hansen, 9, to play II. H. Lee, scratch; Farr, 12; ,to play T. Barnes, 11; D. Blowes, 9, to play W. Edye, 15. The matches are for 25 points up. The first and second rounds are to be c...
NOTES AND COMMENTS. An Old, old Story. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
NOTES AND COMMENTS. An Old, 01(1 Story. Mr. Griffith, the Minister for Works, is up against the General Workers' Union. He has addressed an epistle to that body, which, although it is ac companied by some unnecessary bumptiousness, contains some home truths. But, had he and his party talked in this manner when they were on the stump, they would never have been in power. Even readers outsidfc this State may be interested by the account of the predicament in which the Minister finds himself. He Is an object-lesson not only for New South Wales, but for the Commonwealth. He has discovered that a proposition (and that, we may remark, the nooisiest and most assertive portion) of the men "will be prepared at all times to de mand more wages and priviliges, no what conditions may prevail." These insatiable persons, he declares, must be given to understand that "it is ab solutely essential to show the public that they will get as good value un der it," i.e., the day-labor system— "as under th...
FOREST REEFS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
FOREST REEFS. The following is a record of the rain that has fallen here during the last five years:— 1907, 30.92 inches. 1908, 22.18 inches. 1909, 32.31 inches. 1910, 25.48 inches. 1911, 30.98 inches. The rainfall for 1911 was: Jaunary 405 points, February 165, March 30-1, April 47, May 318, June 309, July 244, August 109, September 2S0, October 201, November 328, and December 388. Owing to most of the members of the Rifle Club being very busy har vesting, shooting has been quiet this month. The winners for the quarterly shoot were as follows: W. Webster .140, E. Streatfeild 138, H. Streatfeild 136, P. Nesbitt 130, T. Donlau 129, E. 'Starr 125, E. Rambough 116, P. Red mond 112, and J. Wills 109. The Government experimental plots on Messrs. Noonan Bros, farm are looking exceptionally well, and in clude the following varieties: Satis faction, Queen of the Valley, Early Rose, Bliss' Triumph, Brownell Beau ty, and Manhattans. As the plots are on the Forest road, and each variety named ...
Commercial. WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
Commercial. WOOL REPORT. Winchcombe Carson, Ltd., report un der date of January 2: Up to date 481,110 bales of wool have been sold in the Sydney market, and it is es timated that 215,000 bales will be available after the holidays, sufficient to carry the auctions to the first week in March. Market prospects are re garded as very encouraging. Our sale dates for the New Year are fixed for January 18 and 29th, February 6, 14, and 22, and March 4. It is report ed from America that the President has recommended Congress to reduce the import duties upon wool. This should have the effect of increasing the purchases of wool made in Aus tralia for American account. The American textile industry has been in something like chaos for years, not knowing what the future might have in store. A prompt settlement of the duties will be welcomed on all sides. Meantime the President has asked Congress to deal with the question expeditiously.
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY AT CASINO. A HUSBAND'S SHOCKING DISCOVERY. CASINO, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
TERRIBLE TRAGEDY AT ' CASINO. I A HUSBAND'S SHOCKING DIS COVERY. CASINO. Wednesday. | An awful double tragedy took place at Casino last night. Henry Perkins, who earns his living shooting kangar oos and opossums for their skins, on | returning home after being out in the I bush, found his young wife lying dead Ion a couch in the front room. Her baby, four months old, was lying I crying, unhurt, on its dead mother's [breast. Bertie Gilmore, aged 10, step brother of the husband, was found dead on the floor. Both were shot [through' the head. Perkins and his [wife were on the most affectionate terms. They had only been married a little over twelve months. The deed was committed with a rifle belong'ng to Perkins, and had been left by him on the verandah before he vent away. So far there is no trace of the mur derer. Later. The police believe now that it is not a case of murder. Their .opinion is that the boy Gilmore accidentally shot Mrs. Perkins and then, being terror stricken, committ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN POLITICAL CRISIS. AN APPEAL TO THE COUNTRY. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PO LITICAL CRISIS. AN APPEAL TO THE COUNTRY. ADELAIDE. Wednesday. The Premier made a statement in the Assembly to-day with regard to the political crisis. He announced that he had approached the Governor and asked for a dissolution. His Ex cellency expressed his readiness to grant the request if the House passed a Supply Bill. To this the Government acquiesced to the condition, and there fore intended to appeal to the country. The elections will take place early in February. After the election it is intended to hold a short session for the purpose of passing fresh constitutional legisla tion and the Appropriation Bill. The Government had approached the Se cretary of State for the Colonies, and asked for Imperial intervention in connection with the deadlock which had arisen in consequence of the Le gislative Council having refused to pass a Government democratic mea sure. The Imperial authorities, how ever, had replied that they would not interfere until all constitu...