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THE WEEK'S WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
THE WEEK'S WEATHER, I he temperature records at the lo cal post oifico for last week were as follow;—Tuesday, mas 66, min 41; Wednesday, 78J, 48; Thursday, 72, 5C; l'Viday, 80, 56; Saturday, 82, 64; Sunday, 75, 49; Monday, 76, 49.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
A.A.A.A. Ltd. On page 4 of this issue we print the prospectus of the Australian Amicable Assurance Association, who are start ing with an authorised capital of £2.10,000, divded nto 500,000 shares of 1.0/ each These shares are now offer ed at a subscription of 2/6 per share on application and 2/6 on allotment.. This company should go ahead like a house on fire, as the directors are men of undoubted integrity, some of whom are personally known to us, while the managers, Messrs S. G.'. Wood and .T. Marmont, are capable business men. Mr. Marmont. is well l;nown in the west in connection with life assurance, and intendig share holders need have no hesitation in leaving the management in his ex perienced hands. H. A. BARRACLOUGH, LTD. Tho firm_ will visit Millthorpe and Oranpo periodically. dates of visit be ing announced in these columns. Ap pointments by letter to 385 George- i street, oposit* Strand Aroado, Syrl
ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
OKANGE. s They told me of a town called Orange, They told me where it lay, Three thousand feet above it stood, From whore was I that day; They told me of its wide, bright streets Its salubrious, pleasant clime, Tlrey told me of the size it was, How 'thad grown beyond its time. They told me of its spacious parks, How orderly was their keeping, How 'twas nature and art combined For the pleasure its people were reaping; They told me of the sights around, They told me where to go, Where best to see the sights was from Tho Old Man caped with snow; They told me on the ranges high, In gorges, and down dell, Ferns there were rare to see. Where dewdrops sparkling fell; They told me In the creeklet coursing, Slow speeding towards the sea, 'Frontlets brown were seen leaping; • But liow came troutlets there to be? They told nie how from parent flowers Sweet scents the breeze set free. How the wild libee garnered honey In the gauntest ringbarked tree; They told me how the croon birds lay, Allaye...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
DESIRABLE TOILET SOAPS. Should always be pure and dainty. Perfume does not make a soap, al though. the majority of people prefer soaps that impart a delicate odor to the skin.. Unscrupulous manufactur ers take advantage of this deBire for t_„ated soaps, and perfume , cheap soaps that are often unfit .to'.use.'oa the skin and offer them in fancy wrap pers for; toilet use. You will like' oar Superfatted Skin Soap. We havs never yet found anyone who could find a fault in it—it keeps the okin soft and smooth. It is just what everybody wants to protect the skin from the effects of sun and dry winds. Sold in bozea at 1/6 or 6d a cafco. Drennsm's Fh&rmsW, Of anas. .
FEDERAL CLOTHING FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
FEDERAL CLOTJIIKG FACTORY. The Federal Clothing Factory, situ ated in a building covering half an acre, at Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, commenced operations on Wednes day, Apart from the fact that it is a Government factory for turning out equipment, the institution is interest ing, because in it are embodied the industrial ideals of the Labor Go vernment. The employees are to have Federal and State holidays on full pay, and the factory Is to be closed for a fort night yearly during the Christmas season, with leave of absence on full pay for all workers. In: cases of illness or injury, pro vided they are not the result of mis conduct, employees are to have full pay. The hours are to be 48 a week, with time and a half for overtime. A medical officer is provided. There are dining-rooms, with stoves for the use of employees, and Mr. H. A. Slarta (the manager) hopes shortly to intro duce the cheap midday meal system. During its first six months the fac tory will be engaged in the makin...
SEA BATHING FATALITY. VICTIM'S SISTER RESCUED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
SEA BATHING FATALITY. VICTIM'S SISTER RESCUED. A sad bathing facility took placo at Port Melbourne, on Thursday, the victim being a young woman, aged 22, named Myrtle Hamilton, whose sister, Lilian, aged 24, also had a narrow es cape from drowning. Accompanied by their brother, Claude Hamilton, aged 12, Myrtle and Lilan Hamilton, who resided with their parents at 6 Swallow-street, left their home about 12.30 for the purpose of bathing, as they had frequently done before with perfect safety. Tlio younger girl, My r.tlo, had ihe reputation of being a fairly good swimmer, and, attired in her Canadian costume, showed the wayy into the water for a distance of about 100 yards, followed by her sister and brothor. There was a heavy sea on, and suddenly, as if seized with a cramp, the girl Myrtle called out' to her sister tluit she was drowning. In a terrified state, Lilian, who was unable to swim, hurried to her sister's assist ance, and caught hold of her, but could not swim, slio managed ...
A WOMAN'S LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
A WOMAN'S LETTER. My dear Elizabeth.—I supposo it is too late to wish you a happy New Year} but I do wish it sincerely for you all. Ihope you had lovoly holidays and fee; better for nil the fun and frivolity. .Down here we have had lovoly weat her, and the various sports and picnic grounds were well patronised. 1'ester day Randwick was crowded; the lawn, and flower beds were gay and fresh .and green. One wondered if the autho rities had used the hose or not, and the lawn and paddock were a kaleidoscope. I won't* tell you anything of the rac ing. I am feeling too sore on the point to speak calmly—but will go on to the dresses, and when .11 is mu J and done they are the most entertain ing and interesting, especially for the women. White muslin and Valenciennes lace was much in evidence. I think people are beginning to discover that there aro only two suitable garments for Randwick, that is either a tailor made coat and skirt, or a white washing dress, for tiho soft dainty chiffons and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
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LAW RELATING TO NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
LAW RELATING TO NEWS PAPERS. Subscribers and advertisers who &lt;'o not give express notice to the contrary arc considered as wishing to continue their subscriptions or advertisements. If subscribers order the discontinu ance of their publications; the publsner may continuo to send them until all arrears arc paid. If subscribers refuse or neglect' tn take papers from the olfico to 'hioh they are directed, they are hold respon sible until tlioy have settled their ac counts. If subscribers move to other places without* informing publishers, and j a pi'rs aro sont to their former direction, the subscribers axe responsible. The courts have decided that 're fusing to tako periodicals from iu>y post oflice^ or removing, or leaving them uncalled for, is a prima facie evidence of intentional fraud." If persons pay in.advance for a pap oi' quarterly advertisement they aro bound to give notice to i^e publisher at the end of the time that they ao not wish to continue it, otherwise t...
THE TELEGRAPHIC SERVICE. MORE OFFICERS TO BE EMPLOYED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
THE TELEGRAPHIC SERVICE. MOHE OFFICERS TO BE EMPLO YED. A deputation representing the New South Wales telegraphists waited up on Mr. Fraser, Postmaster-General, on Thursday and laid before him several grievances. It was stated Jthat on some occasions telegraphists had to put in 19 hours a day. In reply, Mr. Fraser said ho had already called for a report as to whe ther it was necessary (in order to dis pose of public business wit)iin a rea sonable time) to obtain now or addi tional officers to do the work. He was nofi going to enter into any news paper controversy with members of the association as to tho conditions of the service, but woud be guided by the opinions that had beon expressed to the members by the manager of telegraphs. He would put on addi tional officers in the Sydney office. Ho would sooner do that' than see men get time off in lieu , of overtime work.
PLUCKY ACTION OF TWO BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
PLUCKY ACTION OF TWO BOYS. Mrs. E. CavanagH""ai-rived by boat from the Lower Clarence. • She was accompanied by her children, one a I baby in a perambulator, which she I left in cliargo of the children in the wharf sliec., apparently a safo place. A sudden gust of wind started the ' perambulator moving, and it,' ran over the wharf, falling about 10ft. into 30ft of water. Two small boys, Sidnoy Henderson (10), and Clarence Eather (11), who were fishing on tho wharf, saved tho child. Henderson jumped in with his clothes on, and caught tho baby, which had floated ouii of tho perambulator, and was sinking. Ho hold the child up. Meantime Eather jumped in to assist him, and tho baby was saved. Both boys wore very much exhausted. The mother witnessed the whole proceedings.
LET THE EMINENT VIENNA OPTICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
L,ET THE EMINENT VIENNA OP TICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. At'the very first signs o£ failing or defective vision, you should have your eyes attended to without delay. Na ture's warning comes m many forms. You have to hold your paper further away to read in comfort, or after sew ing, or other close work, your' eyes may bo tired and sore. Don't delay— eye troubles, taken in time, can eas ily be corrected. Left too long, they will mean increased expense, and dan ger of losing your sight. Mr. Basser, the Eminent Vienna Ophthalmic Opti cian, will be in Orange on Thursday, January 25, 1912, and at Millthorpe on Wednesday, January 24, at the Com mercial Hotel, and his visit offers an exceptional opportunity of having your eyes scientifically and skilfully tested free of charge, and suitable glasses supplied if necessary. This gentleman lias secured high credentials, by ex amination iii the leading Optical -In stitutes of Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, London, and New York. He is also a qualified Master...
ROUGH WEATHER IN THE CITY. SYDNEY, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
ltOUGII WEATHER IN THE CITY. SYDNEY, Friday. Very hot weather prevailed in the citv to-day at noon, the'thermometer registering 100 .degrees. Shortly after one o'clock a big thunderstorm occur red, and rain tell heavily throughout the afternoon, and is still raining. During the height of the storm at Rushcutters' Bay the tram sheds were struck by lightning, but were only slightly damaged.
HOPE OF PEACE ABANDONED. CHINESE MUTINY. PEKIN. Thusday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
HOPE OF PEACE ABANDONED. CHINESE MUTINY. PEKIN. Thusday. Several hundred soldiers guarding the arsenal at Lnncliow, in the Kansu province, have mutined. The commanding officer has warned the railway companies that the mu tineers intend holding up all trains. Three thousand troops have been despatched from Pekin to attack the mutineers, SHANGHAI, Wednesday. All hope o£ peace has been aband oned as the result of the refusal of Wuu Ting Fang to communicate with "Yuan Shi Kai, the Imperial command er, unless the latter goes to 'Shang hai. y Wuu charges Yuan with having committed a breach of faith in making no attempt to comply with the peacy terms assented to by his envoy. The general opinion is that Yuan Shi Kai is backed up by private for tunes. It is therefore concluded that there will be no chance of his gett ing a place in the Republican Cabinet. He will fight to the last.
CABLES. RUCTIONS AMONGST BRITISH SOLDIERS. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
CABLES. Kl'CTIONS AMONGST MilTISH SOLDIERS. LONDON, Thursday. It has just leaked out that the New Year's holiday was responsible Tor a riotous outbreak amongst the troops quartered at Longmore. The men made a savage attack up on the officers, striking them with bolts and hurling bricks and other missiles. After several lints had been destroyed the riot was quelled. Later. It has now transpired that the sol diers held an investigation meeting, when tlioy learned that the usual New Years' holidays had been cancelled. The authorities attempted to dis perse the meeting, and in the strug gle which ensued several of the ser geants were wounded with bayonets. Au officer, who had had some ring experience, put a terrific swing to one private's jaw and rendered him un conscious. All the officers turned out to quell the disturbance, and it is reported that several of them were wounded with bayonets. One private was shot. The privates formed a square and de fied the officers to approach. The me...
BILLIARDS. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 6 January 1912
BILLIARDS. LONDON. Pridav. At the conclusion" of play in the billiard match last night Grey was 5030 and Stevenson 4905. The latter declines to defend the title this year, on the ground of ill health. He states that if he played Grey with bonsoline balls he knew he would be unable to do himself justice. At the termina tion of his present engagements he will take a trip to Australia. Lindrum is 12,138, aiul Reece 11,4m.