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Sydney Markets. (From our Special Reporter.) [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
Sydney Markets. (From our Special Reporter.) (So that "Leader'' readers may keep in touch with all Sydney markets we have arranged for reports to be tele phoned each night Uy our special re porter. By this means farmers, or ehardista and business people will be placed in possession &lt;Jt information many hours earlier than it is avail able in the Sydney papers.)
THE WYKEHAM COMEDY CO. A LOVELY LIAR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
THE WYKUHAM COMEDY CO. A LOVELY LIAR. ,6n Thursday evening next, the above favorite company of talented artists will appear before local playgoers at the Australian Hall, the piece to be staged being an awfully funny one, the title of which is "A Lovely Liar." This very, funny musical farcial comedy has proved itsolf to be a great monoy catehcr; everywhere it has been played it has drawn crowded houses nightly. Is will he staged in all its completeness, the same as at any of tho metropolitan theatres. It is a comedy that could be watched night after night by tho same party and ho or she would never get tired of looking -at it. Special scenery and effects havo been seoured for the smaller towns and theatregoers can rest assurred that they will get the very best for their monoy, the same as on tho company's previous vi sits. Popular prices 3/-, 2/-, and !/ are advertised. The plan is now '>11 view at Nicholson's, no extra charge being made for booking. Tho Turon Shire Council has r...
ORANGE DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
ORANGE DISTRICT CRICKET AS SOCIATION. Fixtures and umpires for next Sat urday, 13tli inst.: Meadows v. Orange, Wade Park, Messrs. J. Collins and N. Lohan; Mt. Pleasant A. v. Spring Kill, Messrs. S. Hawke and W. Cum mins; Clergate v. Mt. Pleasant B, Messrs. J. Wright and J McKay; March v. Dalton Brothers, Messrs. T. Boulton and J. Priest.
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. PASSENGERS NARROW ESCAPE. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
RAILWAY ACCIDENT. PASSENGERS NAKUOW ESCAPE. SYDNEY, Sunday. A serious railway smash occurred near Waterfalls last night, when the 7.30 train from Wollongong to Sydney ran into a Waterfall locomotive that was soon coming in tho opposite direc tion. Tlio engine was turned oil the ■track on to another lino, but not quickly enough to avert contact with a passenger train. Tho engine of the latter was only grazed, but the first and second class, carriages against the engino were very much torn. As a result from the bump the passengers in tho carriage near the engine had a miraculous escape.
AMATEUR SWIMMING. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
AMATEUK SWIMMlxsG. SYDNEY., Sunday. The N.S.VY. Amateur Swimming Association meeting was commenced yesterday, and three hundred yards championship resulted in W. Long worth 1, Hardwick 2, Cecil Healey 3. Won by a touch in 56 4-5th seo. A record for Australia^ also the world's fastest for the straight course. The 880 yards event resulted in Longworth 1, Hardwick 2, Hickson "3. Won by 35 yards. Timo, 11 mins. 88 2-5th sees.
Telegrams. ACCIDENT TO AVIATOR HART. SYDNEY, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
Telegrams. ACCIDENT TO AVIATOlt HART. SYDNEY, Sunday. Aviator Hari> met with an accident yesterday while Hying from Penrith to Parramatta. He was accompanied by Major -Rosenthal, one of his pupils, who weights 17 stono. The voyage was without incident till in tho vici nity of MA. Drultt, wlioro atmospheric peculiarities unexpectedly developed. It had becomo necessary to eifect a landing, and the aviator found it op portune to make a quick choice bo tween landing in the scrub, and the railway lino as a resting placo. Mr. Hart, decided on the railway line, and the telegraph lino proved a serious ob stacle. In descending a wing of the machine hit the tolegraph post and the passengers wore toppled out. Mr. Hart sustained very slight injuries, but/ Major llosonthal received a heavy cut under one of his eyes, caused by tho goggles he was wearing breaking. Mr. Hart will resume his flight on Wednesday.
CARGO. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
CARGO. (Prom our Correspondent.) Hot, dry weather has been experi enced here this week. A fall of rain just now would be very welcome. Crops of thistles and burrs around our town are thriving much to the detriment of tlie grass. Sheep and goats on the local com mon are more in evidence than ever. The question is often asked, when Wll we have a public hall in our lit tle town.
BOWLS—ORANGE v. BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
; BOWLS—ORANGE v. BATHURST. I Tlie following team lias been chosen to represent Orange at Bathurst next Saturday: Messrs. Lee, Kilgour, Thwalte, ■ Warren, Riddle, Fleming, Torpy, Learv, Smythe, Bonnor, Mat ows, Lanirock, B. Martin, Johnson, Hansen. We would like to draw howlers' attention to the fact that they would do well to turn up to as sidious practice during the week, and as Bathurst are rather a tough pro position it will be necessary to be in good playing form.
KERR'S CREEK NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
KERR'S CREEK NEWS. Our correspondent writes:—Rain would be acceptable at this centra as grass is drying off. We had pleasant weather for Xmas and the New Year holidays. There was quite a round of festivi ties at Kerr's Creek, including so cials, children's entertainments, and athletic events. A social in aid of the organ fund realised £5, which success i3 attributable to the efforts of the ladtes. The tennis club had a match against Peters' team at Mullion Creek the Clergate players sustaining defeat by 107 to 51 games. A return match will be played shortly. The total rainfall for the past year was 39 inches. During December 590 points were registered. The Canobolas Shire men are at tending to our roads after the recent heavy rains. The project of erecting a bridge across the creek has been abandoned through the Macquarie Shire falling to do its part. The only thing that remains is for the people to construct the bridge themselves. Old Mrs. Lake celebrated her 87th birthday on Xmas ...
AND BOULTON BOLTED. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
AND BOULTON BOLTED. While doing his round at the Mul lion recently, Mr. H. Boulton, the popular Clergate storekeeper, killed three snakes in two days. One gave him some trouble. It was in the front room of a customer's house. The lady saw the beastie in the par lor, which she locked up and went for assistance. Mr. Boulton got to the scene with a big stick, which, as usual, broke in his hand when he cracked the snake over the back. The snake showed fight and the store keeper was compelled to get on to a table for safety. The reptile savage ly attacked, and, having no weapon, Mr. Boulton watched for his oppor tunity and bolted for the door. He returned to the attack, however, this time with a long-handled shovel, and after clearing out all the furniture, pulling up the oilcloth, found the (snake under the hearth. Several 1 bricks wore pulled out before he could be despatched.
LEWIS PONDS. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
LEWIS PONDS. (From our Correspondent.) The weather still continues very warm. Rain is very badly needed. Most of the farmers are busy harvest ing. The yield this year Is very good. Xmas passed off very quietly. Sports and a ball were held on Boxing Day. Athletic sports and a social are to be held on the 26th January. Pro ceeds are in aid of the Church of England. About 20 couples attended an ev ening given by Mr. and Mrs. W. Fuller at tlieir residence, Tine Grove,' on New Year's Night. Dancing, inter spersed with games and songs, made the function a great success. The host and hostess are to be congratu lated on their untiring efforts to make everyone enjoy themselves, and their attention to their guests. A sumptu ous repast was held in a "marquee at 12 o'clock, and ample justice was done. The ball room was very pret tily decorated for the occasion. Mr. and Mrs. W. Lynn (formerly of Orange) have been spending a week or so at the Ponds. They are leaving for Sydney on Friday. [Everyth...
LEEDS & COY'S. BIG STOCK SALES ON THE 17th. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
LEEDS & COY'S. BIG STOCK SALES ON THE 17th. AVe woulu especially draw the at tention of stock buyers to Leeds and Coy's, advertisement in this issue, oT the sale to take place on the 17th of this month. This is a chance itfiat is very seldom offered to the Oraago and general public. The sheep and cattle listed aro some of tha very best in tho ! State, 15,000 choice storo shoep will bo submitted, also 2000 exilra choice store cattloi including 1400 from Springfield, the stock of Mr. D. Mc Benn. Wo would advise buyers from the eastern end of the lino that a train leaves Bathurst at 8.50 a.m., Blayney 9.28 a.m., and arrives at Orange at 10.31 a.m., giving them plenty of time to be at tho sale yards by 11 a.m., at which time the salo starts. Remember the 17th of January.
VALEDICTORY. TO THE REV. J. H. WILLIAMS AND FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
VALEDICTORY. TO THE REV. J. H. WILLIAMS -AND FAMILY. It having been known for some time past that the Rector of Cudal had decided to exchange parishes with the Rev. A. F. Marina, Rector of Peak Hill, a movement was mado by the citizens of Cudal and sur rounding districts to mark the event. Accordingly on Wednesday evening last a farewell social was tendered to the Rev. J. H. Williams and family in the Cudal School of Arts Hall. There was a large and representative gathering of all classes and creeds. During the evening songs and recita tions were rendered by Mrs. A. G. H. Reid, Miss Myra Gavin, Miss Jessie Taylor, and Mr. V. J. Byrnes. During the evening a presentation was made 'by the Mayor of Cudal of a purse of sovereigns to the. Rev. Mr. and Mrs. and Misses Williams. In doing so the Mayor said it was a pleasure to him on behalf of the citizens to make the presentation, but regretted that Mr. Williams and family were leaving the district. He referred in very kindly terms to the g...
FURTHER "NARWONAH" SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
FURTHER "NARWONAH" SALES. TTain and Searight report the sal°s nf blocks 3 awl 5 of the above subdivi sion, comprising 1234 and 1365 acres respectively. Mrs. F. E. Tomkins. of Narromine district, secured block 3, and Mr. G. W. Chambers, of Barna wathn, Victoria, block 5. Only two blocks remain unsold, and the agenli; expect to effect an early clearance of these. Buyers would do well to write promptly to Hain and Searight, Sydney, for full particulars of the re maining blocks. In connection with the uncertainty of life, and in tjie case of the late Mr. Bernasconi, it was only in Novem ber last that ho took out another lifo assurance policy, passing as a first clatts lift.
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
Sporting. At the' Gilgandra races last week Mr W. Waldon purchased the racer Piepan for £62. At the Gilgandra amateur races last week, J. King rodo the first three, win ners, Good Spec Yet, Cocoa Billa and Soldo, and G. McMahon the next win ners, Kal K. and Clymoud. The year just closed has been one of the most prosperous in the history of the Australian turf, the prize money offered has been materially increased, the attendances have improved out of all bounds, whilst' the horse breeding industry, especially in N.S.W., has now attained large proprotions. Charlie Smith, the successful Forbes trainer, whose five horse boxes are fil led, is building two more boxes, on© of which has already' been bespoken by Mr. C. S. McPhillamy, of Warroofi j. r his horso Restitution, by Warroo—Re pentance. Restitution, who is a half brother to Faslioda, is a four-year-old who has been out of work for some time, and is prar locally a inaHan j.it ftrmer recently misused. On Wednesday night, in the Beat...
MR. TUDOR ON THE FIVE DAYS A WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
MR. TUDOR ON THE FiVE DAYS A WEEK. Mr. .Tudor, M.P., referring to the five-days' working week proposal emanating form Sydney, said that no doubt a five-day week would greatly benefit the workers provided the eight-hours' system were strictly ad hered to, making only forty hours work in a week. Great ciution must be exercised in cons'derirg the revel proposal, which, though ettractivo at firsit sight, would have far-roac'uing tfntl untlrcrugfrt-of effecta.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
o0ees@®9®998@@e00eedd09SCM» 2 THE HOUSE WHERE | EVERYTHING IS BEST I I The Club Hotel | ORANGE | Proprietor: " J Herman Sadling % (Luto of the Imperial Hotel, § Nyngan.) © | BEST BARS IN TOWN | I BEST KEPT TABLES 1 | BEST SLEEPING APART- g ( > ME NTS. | ! I BEST STABLING © II BEST COMMERCIAL ROOMS I ! I TERMS MODERATE. f I © «®0©QQe©©0e©©©©G®©O®«Q0©©O THE EXCHANGE HOTEL." ORANGE. Jas.Arthur Watts, (Late Chief Steward, Huddart Parker Steamship Co., Ltd.) Having Purchased the Exchange Hotel from Mr. G. Seymour, solicits) Public Patronage. To merit such 110 effort will be spared to ensure com plete satisfaction to all patrons. No thing but the best brands of Wines, Spirits, Ales, Hquers, and Cordials will be stocked. THE TABLE will be given special attention to. BOARDERS, whether casual or perma nent, will find the Exchange an Ideal home. iiismiiiiiiifiiiiiiiamiiiimiiiisaiiiiiiiiiiiiia | JIM. BYRNES f | HAS PURCHASED | IThe Railway Hotel f 1 Spring Hill. | |S Hb wants your patron- 3...
BRUTAL ASSAULT ON A GIRL [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
BRUTAL ASSAULT ON A GIRL Considerable excitement was caus ed on Saturday night when it became known that a serious assault had l;een perpetrated in town. It is al leged that a well-known girl, stay ing at a local hotel, had occasion to visit the latrine attached to the ho tel, and on coming out was accosted by a man who laid his hands on her. The girl screamed out and pushed her assailant away, and retreated into the latrine, closing the door. After remaining inside for a short time, she again essayed forth when the msicreant, who was waiting out side, made a second rush at her. Dur ing the struggle that ensued the young lady received a gash in the i Urm from which the blood flowed I freely. The wound was presumably I made with a knife, and the incision I is nearly six inches in length. Even tually she succeeded in getting away and the matter was reported to the police, who effected an arrest shortly aftewards in Anson-street. From 'a description given by the young lady her assailan...
DISTRESSING MOTOR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 8 January 1912
DISTRESSING MOTOR ACCIDENT. Aii accident betweon a bicyclo and a motor car yesterday afternoon, caused* n big sensation in the vicinity of Kite and Anson-streets, and that there was not n. fatality must bo put clown to an infierventinn of providence. It ap pears tluil throe lads were coming down Kite-street oil bicycles and just as tliev neared the intersection of Anson street, Mr. Fuller, of East Orange, liurned the corner with his car. One of the bicycle riders not having time to pull up collided with the motor and was thrown clean through tlio glass wind shield, sustaining a severe cut 011 tho back of his neck, besides minor abrasions. One of Mr. Fuller"s children in tho car was also badly in jured and had *o bo conveyed to the doctor. Young Trethewey,- the namo of the lad who was riding the bicycle had his machine badly broken up, and Mr. Fuller's car .had to bo pushed home.