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CORONER CENSURES RAILWAY DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
COltOXER CENSURES KA1MVAY DEPARTMENT. At the inquest held on Tuesday at Sydney concerning the- death of a young tram conductor, Harry Bur gess, who . sustained fatal injuries falling from a Pyrmont-bound tram, in Quay-street, on December 22, a verdict of accidental death was re turned. The acting Coroner censured tho Railway and Tramway Depart ment, firstly, in connection with the dangerous practice of allowing per sons to ride on footboards, and sec ondly, for not having a representative present at the inquest.
YOUNG MAN'S SHOCKING DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
YOUNG MAN'S 'SHOCKING DEATH. Samuel Trlsting, young man, while bathing In Ross Creek, Townsville, Queensland, on Monday moring, was seized by a shark., He disappeared, but his body was recovered two hours later. It was disembowelled. Both arms were missing, and the flesh was tarn from thb tfofgw. i
CHILD'S NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
CHILD'S NARROW ESCAPE. At Timaru (New Zealand) a two year-old infant had a miraculous es cape from death. The child climbed out of an upstairs window and seized hold of the telephone wire. Swing ing into the air, the little one hung 'en for a few seconds and then dropp ed. A man in the street who witness ed the incident rushed just in time to catch the child, who was uninjured.
FATALLY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
FATALLY INJURED. Peter Peterson received fatal in juries on Tuesday, whilst working on the steamer Warrimoo at Mel bourne. Petersen was fouled in a sling and drawn up by the winch aufl slashed against the deck house with great violence. When he was taken to the Melbourne Hospital life was pronounced extinct.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
Eggs for Setting. TO Secure Eggs when Eggs are at Xhcir dearest, buy a clutch from my Splendid Winter Layers. Orders can be supplied now. I have Black Or pingtons only. They are the Best utility Fowl known. 7/6 per setting, two 12/, three 15/. Callers for eggs will have a reduc tion. Satisfaction Guaranteed. W. SCOTT. "MELKOSE" POULTKY YAED, EAST ORANOE. 's OUR LADIES' SUPERIOR SCHOOL CONVENT OF MERCY. ORANGE. The Course of Instruction compris es all the Usual Branches of ao English Education, French, and Latin Languages, Mathematics, Model Draw ing, Class Singing, Art Needlework, Painting in Oils and Water Colors, also Short Hand, Typewriting and Special Singing are extra subjects. Pupils Prepared for University and Musical Examinations, Piano, Violin, and Theory of Music, In connectior with Trinity Coi, *ge and Associate Board. Lessons may also be taken in Ban jo, Mandolin and Cello If parents so arrange. Terms o application to the Mother Superior. The Premier Wool Selling House A...
NEWS FROM ALL PARTS. DUBBO. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
NEWS FROM ALL PARTS. DUI3B0, Mr. Art. Wheeler arrived in Dubbo from Bellevuo with a load of 110 bags of wheat drawn by lb bullocks. The net weight of the wheat was over nine tons. During the week one of the Sydney dailies published the number of bags'of wheat slacked at the various railway stations throughout the State on De cember. 21 tht and we find that G curie heads the list with 20,470 bags. The number of bags stacked in the vicinity qi Dubbo were: Dubbo 320U, Wongar bon 3195, Narromine 17,135, Welling ton 1900. Great dissatisfaction existh at the manner in which the railway authorities fail to rise to the occasion of providing a sufficiency of Ifrucks to convey the season's wheat supply frpm Eumun gerie. The harvest is now concluded, and has proved to be a fairly good one, but the farmers are now hampered with the difficulty of a shortage of trucks, thus being unable to dispatch their grain as quickly as they would wish. Considering that tho farmers as a class aro far and away...
NARROMINE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
NARROMINE. The sale of work in aid of the Angli can Rectory Fund was a great success, over £80 being taken. When the ex penses, which were smallj are deducted, the financial result will he most satisfactory and encouraging to the organisers and workers. This, ven ture, in deference to the Rector's wishes, was carried through entirely without raffling in any form. Special services were he*- in St. Mary's Anglican Church on Christinas Day. The interior of the building was most beautifully decorated with ferns, greenery and white flowers. Early communion was held aft 7.30 a.m., at which service a large number attended, and Christmas music with carols was rendered at the evening service, which was also well attended. Rev. C. W. Leavers officiated both morning mid evening. Most delightful k weather has pre vailed here for the past week or so, rendering the Xmaa season more - n joyable in consequence. A great nuffi« ber took advantage of tho three days' respite from business or work, and ...
BLAYNEY MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
BLAYNEY MEMS. At the Sydney wool sales last week M-r. M. Southwell's "Werajel" wool brought 11%d. Boss, the young man whose arm was taken of£ In a chaffcutter at Lyndhurst a few weeks since, is mak ing good progress towards recovery, though at the time it was feared that he would succumb to the shock. 1 Mr. Henry Cook has produced some splendid samples of apricots 011 his farm at Brown's Creek. The fruit is exceptionally large and of choice quality, and would put to shame any of the same variety that can be bought in open market. All who have been shown a sample of the fruit state they have never seen any thing equal to it, and the flavor is fully. equal to the appearance. His trees just come Into hearing, and have demonstrated the adaptability of | Brown's Creek for apricot culture. . Mr. Geo. Shalcespear has left his father's employ and has taken a posi tion in a general store at Blackheath. Prior to his departure, George was presented by members of the Meth odist Tennis Club with...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
We Never Tell Untruths to our Customers, Because we build "Honest" Clothes and do business only on " Honest" principles. To Our Many Friends. We desire to express our thanks and appreciation to our many friends for the kind support they have given us during the year just ending. We tender them our best wishes for a Happy Xmas and Prosperous New Year, with the hope that we may be privileged to continue the pleasant business rela tions of 1911 during 1912. Yours truly, LAMBOGK AND LOUND. It's now too late to get a Suit made to order before XMAS. : ! BUT we can SUIT you per fectly with our READY TO-WEAR SUITS. ! WE can show you over 300 Suits in every choice pat tern, and the prices are 25s, 28s 6d| 30s, 35s, 40s, 45s, 50s, 55s, 60s. We can Suit any size or shape. LAMR0CK & L0UND, "THE SPECIAL HOUSE FOR MEN AND BOYS'WEAR." ff Next Onion Bank, ORANGE.
AN EARLY PIONEER. DEATH OF MR. THOS. WHITL[?]Y. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
AN EARLY PIONEER. DEATH OF MR. THOMAS WHITLEY. The death at Blackheath, on the Blue Mountains, on Friday last, of Mr. Thomas Whitley, at the age of 81, removes another of the links with the days of the early gold diggings, and with the commercial life of Sydney in the fifties. He was born in Lon don in the year 1830, and sailed for Australia on October 20, 1852, in the ship Resolute, commanded by Cap tain Lewis. A call was made en route at the Cape, and the vessel ar rived at Sydney in March, 1853. The Resolute was subsequently wreckcd at Balaclava, with all hands. The brothers of Mr. Thomas Whit ley—George and Charles—were paint ers of repute. Indeed, George would very probably have taken a very high place had he not been cut off in his prime. He exhibited at the Royal Aca demy, and an example of his work is to be seen in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales. On his arrival in Sydney Mr. Tho mas Whitley went to the Ovens dig gings, and on return settled at Ray mond Terrace, ...
FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
FORBES. Mr. JT S. Sanderson, who is cyaoid ing the tailings of the shufc-dovra Lach lan quartz mine at Calare, was victimi sed for his year's profits by the theft of a quantity of gold precipitates, which had been lodged in the slab shanty at the works. The thief removed a couple of slabs from the edifice, and got away with about a few score pounds of the zinc shavings, containing the gold, but if they are to be of any valuo to him he must either be able to treat them chemically, or dispose of them to a "fence" possessing the necessary skill. The robbery occurred on the 16th ult., and so far thero is no clue to the thief. A hard-working man came into town last week with £41, and hoped to give his wife and family a good Christmas time, but though ho was asked by a friend to put: his money into safe keep ing whilst he looked on the wine when it was beer color, ho refused, boasting that he was quite capable of looking after himself. The sequel proved how hollow was his boast, because s...
YOUNG DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 4 January 1912
YOUNG DISTRICT. At "'Rock Lodge," Wombat, on Sa- turday, the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Michael O'Mara was celebrated in the presence of about 200 guests, who attended in response to invitations sent out by the members of the O'Mara family. Mr. and Mrs. O'Mara are amongst the oldest residents of the Young district, having been there at the time of the Lambing Flat riots in the mining days, and they can recount many thrilling incidents of the past. A pleasant time was spent on Satur- day, and all wished the old couple a &nbsp; still longer term of life together. A young man named Wiliams, who acted as musician at the O'Mara golden wedding celebrations at Wom- bat on Saturday, narrowly escaped death through a mistake. Feeling dry after a lengthy shift on the ac- corded, he suggested a drop of wine. He was told where to find some in a bottle in the woolshed, but accidentally took up a bottle of sheep dip instead. Up-ending the bottle, the drank a con- siderable quantity bef...
A BUSY TIME WITH FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 5 January 1912
BUSY TIME WITH FARMERS. Everywhere n round our district harvesters ancl workers are busy cath ering a bounteous harvest. The work is laborious, hut can be made easier by wearing good strong, well fitting clothes. Porster and Thomp son have special value in harvesters' requirements. Men's strong cotton shirts, well sewn, 2/, 2/11. Men's dungaree trousers in firey, 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, all sizes; strong cotton socks, 6d, !)d per pair; Samson braces, 1/, 1/6 pr; belts, Gd, 9d, 1/; large neck handker chiefs 6d; coal straw hats, 2/6; shady felt hats, 4/11; workers pre pare for the harvest by visiting Fors ter and Thompsoon, the store that serves you best.
BLAYNEY POLICE COURT. SUMMONS CASES. (Before Mr. E. Marriott, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 5 January 1912
BLAYNEY POLICE COURT. SUMMONS CASES. (Before Mr. E. Marriott, P.M.) On Wednesday, the 3rd January, r.p plicatiou was made by D. J. O'Connell for a collector's license which.fvas op posed by the police. The applicant was a rabbit buyer for Davis and Coy., and tho evidence of John Davis was ta ken in favor of idle applicant, as to his ability in carrying out the trustworthy position. Evidence of O'Connell hav [ ing been trusted with sums up to £1000 during tho rabbit season was tendered, and the case adjourned until the 17th inst. John Murphy, Senr., was summoned for behaving in a riotous manner on tho night of tho 23rd December last. Fined 10/- and 6/- costs. Arthur Kirkm'an, riotous behaviour at Blaynoy on the night of 23rd Decem ber last. Fined 10/- and 6/- costs, John Doner, rioitaus behaviour at Blayney on the 23rd December last. Fined 10/- and 6/- costs. John Doner, for using indecent lan guage, was fined a further sum of £1 with 6/- costs of court. Michael Gallagher, riotous be...
TURON SHIRE TROUBLES. ENGINEER TO COMPENSATE THE COUNCIL. MORE FIERY EXCHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 5 January 1912
TURON SHIRE TROUBLES. ! ENGINEER TO COMPENSATE THE COUNCIL. MORE EIEKY EXCHANGES. Matters at the Tuion Sliiro Council meeting on "Wednesday had proceeded smoothly, and councillors were congra tulating themselves on the way they had started the .\cw Year, when at about 4.20, the last, item ou the busi ness paper—a notice of motion by Councillor Godfrey—precipitated a thunderbolt on the heads of unexpected councillors, and nuido the rafters of tho chamber resound once more wirth that famed eloquence of Turon Shiro states men. The motion was to the effect that the Engineer (Mr. A. A. Patter eon) be asked to pay the £10 (the amount granted lb Contractor Burns) to tho Turon Shire Council. At tho outset much preliminary skirmishing took place as to whether the motion was in order. Councillor Crossley strongly contended that it was not, as it had • reference to a matter that had already been dealt with, but the President (Cr. J. J. Sullivan) just as warmly supported tho legality of tho mov...
LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 5 January 1912
LAW RELATING- , TO NEWS PAPERS. Subscribers and advertisers who c"o nofc give express notice to the contrary are considered as wishing to continue their subscriptions or advertisements. If subscribers order the discontinu i ;mee of their publications, the publsJier may continue to send them until ;il! arrears are paid. If subscribers refuse or neglect/ tn .take papers from the office to 'hick they are directed, they are held respon sible until they have settled their ac counts. If subscribers move to other ulaces without informing publishers, and ] a pcrs are sent to their former direction, the subscribers are responsible. The courts .have decided that 'j e^ fusing to take periodicals from ;uiy post, office^ or removing, or leaving them uncalled for, is a prima facie evidence of intentional fraud." If persons pay in advance for a pap &lt;)] quarterly advertisement they are bound to give notice to tue publisher at the end of the time that thoy do not wish to continue it, otho...
WHARF LABORERS' TROUBLES. MELBOURNE, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 5 January 1912
WHARF LABORERS' TROUBLES. MELBOURNE, Thursday. A mass meeting of wharf laborers was held to-day for the purpose of considering what action the combined unions will take to obtain an increase in the rates of from 1/3 to 1/5 per hour. The meeting decided against a strike, and appointed a deputation to wait on the shipping companies and stevedores to ask for increased rates.
ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 5 January 1912
ON THE LAND. A Suuui African newspaper states that the wattle is nut prospecting on the coast as well as inland. It goes on to tell thai' the Xatal Estates are now engaged in stripping some '200 acres at their Phoenix wattle planta tion. The trees are stripping splen didly, and the bark is equal Vj any that has been produced up country, and is yielding capital results. It is said that th • bark oi trees of four years*" growth contain as much '.Runic acid as the bark of trees eight years old up country. There are 4000 acres under wattle at the plantation, on land which is the driest' of the whole estate, and unfit for cano, so that the result is decidedly satisfactory. ***** With-a view to improving the yield ing power of oats, cross-breeding is being carried on at iiie Glen innos State Farm. Algerian oats are being crossed with the White Tartarian, an ' other cross being Algerian and Ligowo. Tin re is a marked improvement in tlis cross-bred oats compared with those not crossed but t...