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THE PRICE OF FLOUR. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
THE 1'IUCE Or FLO UK. SYDNEY, "Wednesday. It was decided at this afternoon's meeting of the New South Wales Mill ers' Association in Sydney to quote leading Sydney brands of now season's Hour at iiS/10 per ton, and country makes at £S/7/G. These rates are re spectively 5/ a ton less than the quo tation for Sydney and country old flour.
SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. POTATOES DECLINE £1 PER TON. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
SYDNEY* PRODUCE SALES. POTATOES DECLINE £1 PER TON. SYDNEY, Wednesday. A feature of the operations at the auction sales held in the Sydney goods shed yards this morning was the ex cited demands for prime dry yellow inaize. The supply was smaller than usual, aud the quantity manifested to arrive was also smaller. There was strong buying at 3/11, and prices ad vanced rapidly to -1/ per bushel. Many merchants were of the opinion that &lt;1/3 would be obtained next week. Chaff was again forward in heavy quantities. The demand was strong, but the supply was too large, aud the values had to be reduced; 3/4 for wheateu and 5/ for oaten cut was rea lised. Oaten hay was again scarcc, only one consignment being forwarded, and 6/3 per cwt. was easily obtained. There was a big drop in potato values; buying was not as strong as yesterday, and prices obtained showed a decline of over £1 per ton on yes terday's rates. Chaff: Choice wheaten 5/1 to 5/10; prime 5/ to 5/3, good 4/; choice oate...
THE POISONED PAUPERS. MORE DEATHS. BERLIN, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
THE POISONED PALTERS. MORE DEATHS. BERLIN, Wednesday. Further deaths have occurred among the paupers who were poisoned last week in one of the municipal shelters. The total number of cases in which the illness of victims ended fatally is now officially stated to be 72. The fact that the lives of a great proportion of the sufferers could have been saved had the doctor correct ly diagnosed the first case has provok ed considerable comment. The doctor's defence is that the early cases un doubtedly manifested symptoms of ptomaine poisoning.
THE PENNY POSTAGE PIONEER. FORESHADOWS 1d A WORD CABLES FREMANTLE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
THE PENJfY POSTAGE PIONEER. FORESHADOWS Id A WORD CABLES FREMANTLE, Wednesday. Mr. J. Henniker Heaton, M.P., the penny postage pioneer, arrived by the Mantua to-day on a health trip to Aus tralia. In ' an Interview during the vessel's stay he said he was confident that there would be universal penny postage before long. He was also of the opinion that we would soon be able to cable to any part of the Em pire for Id per word. Altogether there are sixteen cables linking America and England, with a carrying capacity of 320,000,000 words a year. Yet only 21,000,000 were sent. It was now ac cepted by many leading statesmen that we shall never see a properly de veloped and unassailable British Em pire until we annihilate time arid dis tance in communication . with every part of it. The British Government paid a quarter of a million annually for official cables. This sum would go far towards paying interest on pur dtosjtes bf existing cable rights.
Sydney Markets. (From our Special Reporter.) [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
Sydney Markets. (From our Special Reporter.) (So tliat "Leader" readers may keep in touch with all Sydney markets we have arranged for reports to be tele phoned each night by our special re porter. By this means farmers, 01 uuardists and business people will be placed in possession of information many hours earlier than it is avail aule in the Sydney papers.)
FROM EVERY POINT OF VIEW OUR OPPORTUNITIES. By Fairplay. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
FROM EVEilY POINT OF VIEW OUK OPPORTUNITIES. By Fairplay. In your issue of to-day, some per son sheltering under tlio higli-sound ing non-de-plumo of "Excelsior" seizes tlio opportunity to complain about "little Millahorpe" trying to wrest some of the Orange superiority, which would certainly be a difficult task. "Excelsior" strongly reminds me of a blacksmith's son who slept soundly amid all the noisy work of the smithy, and suddenly woke up on the appear and of the tucker, which his father promptly forbade him to share. Is it riot lamentable that "Excel sior" and all tho bank managers and other leading lights of Orange never thought of asking tho Government for an Experimental Farm, and have just woke up to find that "little Hill tJiorpe" and its progressive bank man ager have been wide awake all the time, and have got the promise of a farm, and have also procured a suit ablo site. Poor Orange has again miss ed the bus, buti what is to prevent the Orange farmers from coming to the...
ORANGE STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
ORANGE STOCK MARKET. Order of sales for to-day is:— Fat cattle: Wheatley and Co., 20 head, Mooney, owner; Leeds and Co., 100 head, McBean, Walkom, Green; Bedford, Taylor, and Weston, 60 head, Dalton, Googootliery, Rosf-da.'^; Harton and Co., 35 head, France, Brown, Edwards; Glasson, Coulson, and McLaclilan, 60, Walkom, Smith, Milne. Fat sheep: Leeds and Co., 700 head, Gamboola, Smith; Harton and Co., 200 head, Frances, Schmich; Bedford, Taylor, and Weston, 300 head, Arm strong, Taylor; Glasson, Coulson, and McLaclilan, 1000, Gamboola, Smith; Wheatley and Co., 200 head, Harris. P)gs: Leeds and Co., 10 head, own ers; Glasson, Coulson, and McLacli lan, 10 head, owners. Store Sheep: Bedford, Taylor, and Weston, 500 head, Parish; Glasson,, Coulson, McLaclilan, 1000 head, Smith, Thatcher; Leeds and Co.,'400 head, Molloy. Store Cattle: Bedford, Taylor, and Weston, 50 head, Rosedale; Glasson, Coulson, McLaclilan, 30 head, Milne; Harton and Co., 200 head, Kerr and others; Leeds and Co. 30 he...
PROFESSOR MACINTYRE SPEAKS PLAINLY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
PROFESSOR MACINTYRE SPEAKS PLAINLY. interviewed on Tuesday, Professor Maciutyre, who is at present in Arrni dalo, said:—"This proposal for a light i between Johnson and iUc.Y'ea on Eastor iUonday only emphasises the scandal and disgrace boing brought upon Syd ney, and the whole State, as a centre lor prize-fighting. A largo and repre sentative deputation lavely waited on iho Premier. Tho reception of tho de putation was sympathetic, but tho attiuido of tho Uovernment, as put iorward by tho Premier, was best ex pressed in the Sydney press as "spine less." It is dilticult to understand tho position of tho Government in tho maUer. Merely to talk about padding tho prize ring, is in itself padding ot the worst kind. What has got to be realised is that tlioso exhibitions liavo an evil moral effect upon the coun try. lt> is the moral ottect that we aro concerned about, not tho padding of tho ruie. I must say. uuiotlv. plainly. and without any political bias in my mind that tho attitude ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
DESIRABLE TOILET SOAPS. Should always be pure and. dainty, t'orfume does not make a soap, al though the majority of people prefer soaps that impart a delicate odor to Uie skin. Unscrupulous manufactur ers take advantage of this desire for scented soaps,, and perfume cheap soaps that are often unfit to use on the skin and offer them in fancy wrap pers for toilet use. You will like our Superfatted Skin Soap. We have never yet found anyone who could find a fault in it—it keeps. the skin soft and smooth. It is just what everybody wants to protect the skin from the effects of sun and dry winds. Sold In boxes at 1/6 or 6d a cake. • 'it-tiiiiin'ci Pharmacy. Orariflre.
I DEAF AND DUMB AT CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
I DEAF AND DUMB AT CRICKET. The Australian Deaf and Dumb As sociation conference concluded with a picnic and cricket match, which held oin Now Year's Day on the Brigton (Vic.) ground. All the evi | rlonc.es of an oxciting game were ap parent, except, that there was 110 sound other than that of the ball striking the bat. To an observer in terested in cricket the effect was much the same as that of a game por trayed by the cinematograph. There were more than 100 picnickers, who watched the play with breathless in terest. but an almost dead silence ruled. The voice rif the barracker was still,- but busy Angers recorded what voices could not.
WONGARBON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
WONGARBON. A young man enjoying flhe name oi: "Yaukec," :\ new-chum, mot with an accident on Christmas Eve. He was in his glory on a very small pony, when n. young man named Furney vaulted on to the pony's back behind him. This treatment the pony resented, and gave a swerve, when both rolled off. "Yan kee' received a broken leg ana Furney a broken thumb. First aid was imme diately rendered by Mr. F. S. Lovctt and Mr. Adams (the local S.M.), and both wove driven into town for medical attention. Furney was the owner of the pony, which was a very quiet one. Greaii indignation was felt hero am ong tho local sports at the refusal of the Stun-; Town committee to accept Wongarb.m or Geurio horses at their last amateur metefcing, and as a rifpjlfi no one went to the races. If it was the wish of their Club to limit thq sport why not name a radius. Farming operations have nearly como to an ond. A few isolated fields of wheat remain yet to bo garnered. Taken as a whole the rosult has been lair...
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS. The change from evening to morn ing publication has; put us out o£ our usual swing, and there will no doubt be irregularities in delivery of "The Leader" in some cases. With a view to remedying such as speedily as pos sible we will thank our subscribers to at once advise us if "The Leader" is not reaching them promptly, whether the delivery be by runners or by post.
NEW DEAN OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
NEW DEAN OF SYDNEY. Although it has not been possible to ascertain from members of St. Andrew's the name of the gentleman nominated as the new Dean of Syd ney, it is understood that the new dignitary comes from the same dio cese as Archbishop Wright, viz., Manchester. The new Dean is said to bo a personal friend of Dr. Wright, between 30 and 34 years of ;:se, a low churchman, and an elo quent preacher. The position is said to be worth £800 per year.
THE WORLD'S CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
THE WORLD'S CROPS. The British Board of Agriculture and Fisheries recently received the following telegram from the Inter national Agricultural institute:—The estimated production of maize in Hun ' gary (excluding Croatia and Sla | vonia) is 69,032,000cwts., and in the j United States 13,881,490,000 cwts. The area sown with wheat in Argentina ' is estimated at 17,043,000 acres, in I Chili 1.S53.000 acres, and in Australia 7,905,000 acres. The area sown with oats in Argentina is estimated at 2,547,000 acres, and in Australia 689,000 acres.
APPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
APPLY. It would seem that the Defence Department have no time for Mr. Hart, the clever Australian avia tor, as they are advertising in England and elsewhere for ex perts and instructors in connec tion with the proposed aerial corps,—News item. Whate'er the job may chance to be, Position low or high, Australians, it seems to me, Had better not apply. If we want men to put down drains, To burrow, bridge, or fly, Run tramway-cars or railway trains, Australians can't apply. There is some strange, weird pre judice Implanted in the minds Of cornstalks 'gainst their brother stallcs. That still their reason blinds. For this there is no particle Of logic they can show— But the imported article Is better, dontcherknow. We cannot drink Australian wine Without a groan of pain, Until a cargo we consign To France—and back again. We do not care for rabbits, no, We greet 'em with a damn, But they're delicious, dontcherknow, As chicken and York ham. No prophet is a prophet in The land which gave him...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
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ELLA CASPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
ELLA CASPERS. 1 In reference to our cabin recently, announcing that Miss Ella Gaspers sang with considerable success at the Albert Hall, Loudon, having been re called no fewer than 5 times, it will be pleasant reading for her numer ous friends in and around Orange. Mr. Boosey, of the great music pub lishing firm, endeavored to dissuade the distinguished singer from singing too much at her first appearance of importance, many of her songs being of so complex a nature. Miss Gas pers, at the conclusion of the concert, was immediately engaged for a simil ar concert to take place 011 the 16th of February. Many well-lcnown art ists assisted at her first concert, am ongst whom were Mademoiselle Alice Wilna (Covent Garden Grand Opera), Mr. Harry Dearth (baritone), and Mr. Haydn Wood (violinist). Ella was fortunate enough to have for her accompanist Mr. Frederick Sewell, reputed to be the finest in London. After an absence of four years Mr. Mort Holm has favored Orange with a visit. Mort, wh...