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RECOVERING. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
RECOVERING. SYDNEY. Monday. llev. Waddy, who was injured in a motor cyclA accident, is improving. Dick Arnst, who was injured by a hooligan, at Manly, on Boxing Day, is almost well again. Mr. McNeill, M.L.A., who is at pre sent in the,hospital, is slowly recover ing.
ORANGE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
ORANGE HOSPITAL. A meeting of tho Committee of tiie Orange District Hosjiital was held m tho Hoard Room iasv night. Thero attended—Messrs. J. Kemia (chair), M. K. McKay, K. Beaton, T. Merrick, J . McCarthy, \V. J. Whitiord, 0, Gros sick, aud tJie secretary, Mr. V. H. Millard. * Tiio minutes of the previous meeting wero read and confirmed, and corrc\s pondenco received. Apologies wero received from Messrs F. A. Collins, M. A. Casey, and W. Uow. Accounts wero passed for paymont. Tho secretary mentioned that the Central Western Cricket Association intended t1o promote a cricket match on the 26tli instant, with a continental at night, and olfered half the proceeds! to idio hospital. Several of the com mittee promised to assist in connection with tho elfort. Air. Kenna and Mr. Millard men tioned tho valuable assistance, the late Mr. Bernasconi had rendered in cou neci'ion with dances in aid of tho hos pital. Mr. Keuna suggested that a letter of sympathy be sent to the wid ow and family. ...
PRESENTATION TO MISS CROOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
PRESENTATION TO MISS CROOKS. A pleasing ^function took, place at the Empire Hotel last night, the oc casion being the presentation to Miss Crooks, who is shortly going to take a sea voyage for the beneiit of her health. The presentation took the form of an expensive travelling bag and a silver brush aud comb, and a silver mirror. it was a conccrted action on the part o£ the boarders and the staff, and spoke volumes for the regard in which Miss Crooks is held by them. There was a large ga thering In the big parlor upstairs, aud before the event of the night took place, a programme of instrumental and vocal music was submitted to the guests, and was highly appreciated. Major Drescher was in the chair, and in making the presentation, dwelt 011 the charm of manner, and the many and amiable qualities possessed by' the recipient, Miss Crooks. Her kindly acts, and charitable disposition made her beloved by all who came in contact with her, and he trusted that she would come back from her t...
Telegrams. FAMOUS BUILDING BURNED. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
Telegrams. FAMOUS BUILDING BURNED. SYDNEY. Monday. At one o'clock this morinng "La Corniche," a •17-roomed boarding house at Mona Vale, 14 miles from Manly, took fire. Thirty of the in mates hastily escaped in their night attire. The whole of the building, furniture and olfects wero destroyed, and the damage is estimated at over £30,000. The Fire brigade on being telephoned for, refused to turn out, as a save was impossible. The ruins were still burning iiercely twelve hours after the commencement of the out break. The building was formerly famous as Brocks' Mansion. It was built out of sand stone and of an im posing design. The terrace and cor ridor were lined with classic statues, and surrounded by vast grounds.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
H. A. BARRACLOUGH, LTD. The firm will visit Millthorpe and Orange periodically, dates of visit be ing announced in these columns. Ap pointments by letter to 385 Goorge opoRit" fftrand Arena©, 8y&lt;1 As an instance of the dearth of houses in Orange, Messrs Nancarrow and Son this morning let a house out of which the tenant had not been Ave minutes. Mr. J. Holyoak has decided to spend the summer in Orange. Cobar heat and dust being unbearable at that town. We also have another family all the way from' Bourke down to .partake of the cool cure. At the court, yesterday, during the hearing of the assault case the court was crowded. And at the verdict a section of thee rowd ventured a clap, which called forth the censure of the P.M.
EIGHT SHILLINGS PER DAY MINIMUM. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
EIGHT SHILLINGS PEE DAY MINIMUM. SYDNEY, Monday. The Chief Railway Commissioner, Mr. Johnson, had an interview with the Acting Premier this afternoon. Later Mr. Beeby . stated that he wished to remove any impression itiat there woro strange relations between the Go vernment and tho Chief Commissioner. "On questions which are considered matters of policy," said Mr. Booby, "the Government had informed Mr. Johnson, and requested that a change would bo brought about. We havo no reason to anticipate any difficulty, but of courso, Mr. Johnson, is to consider the financial aspect of the question, and is furnishing a report containing the necessary information."
THE SIX DAYS' CYCLE RACE. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
THE SIX DAYS' CYCLE RACE. SYDNEY, Monday. Several of the six days' cyclists slept for 36 hours without a break after coming off the track. No other jll eifects than stilt muscles and want of further sleep wore felt. The men say that iihe race was, without doubt, the most strenuous in their experience. The extremes of the temperaturo were very trying. All of them are keeu on the next race, which is to take placo in Melbourne.
SUICIDE'S STRANGE LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
SUICIDE'S STRANGE LETTER. The death of Ernest Williams, 43, of Palmer-street, Balmain, lias been reported to the Coroner. Williams was found by his landlady, Mrs. Wiles, on Friday afternoon, gasping on the front verandah. He died shortly afterwards. Williams is said to have purchased a quantity of cya nide of potassium on Tuesday. He was also heard to say that most gen tlemen used this if they wished to end life. A note found in a wallet in a coat belonging to the deceased read:— "This day I have done away with my life, as I am tired of it. I don't wish to put you to any bother, so I will let you know who I am. Give my body to the doctor to, have a game with it you like. Sickness is the cause of me doing away with myself." The let ter concluded by giving particulars of the deceased's will and his parents' names and addresses.
LETTER CARRIERS' GRIEVANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
LETTER CARRIERS' GRIEVANCES. Another section of the postal ser vice is complaining. This time the letter carriers have taken up the growl, and are loudly denouncing the department for grossly unfair treat ment. A representative of the Letter Car riers' Association explained the situa tion to a reporter yesterday morning, and it would appear that the men, have a genuine grievance requiring adjustment. It seems that eleven years ago, when the postal depart ment was under State control the letter carriers received an allowance of £35 per year for the upkeep of their horses, but with the advent of. Federal control this was reduced to £31 4/. The men havt to purchase their own horses, and in some cases where the animals have met with misfortune the.letter carriers' bill for horseflesh at the end of the year has been in the vicinity of £50. In one particular, instance a man receiving £126 a year had to pay over £70 in 12 months for horses, three having met with accidents and died. ? In ad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
TO ORCIIAEDISTS. Large Quan tity of Nails suitable for fruit cas es, also marking oil, suitable for marking cases. Apply early Mc Lean and Co. FOR SALE, an Hotel Property, li cense, furniture, in good position in Orange, £1200. For full partic ulars apply J. W. Ross, agent, East Orange. ' •> LOST, Brown Retriever Pup. Please return Mrs. A. Sara, East Orange. THE BEST- BAKERS in town, Bartle I and Bartle, The Acme Bakery, i Summer-street. 'Phone 133. Just try our Bread, Cakes, etc. FOIf DK1XKS that soothe, meals that satisfy, and stabling that's sol iii, go to HARRY ADAMS' viv TORIA HOTEL, East Orange; FOR SALE, large quantity Vinegar, in bulk, D.B. Gun, Cot, Go-cart, Fender, Crockery. McLean and Co. " ' £ 300, on very easy terms, is asked for good, roomy brick cottage, ,and one acre of land. Apply Harry Chandler, Peisley-street, Orange. >V. If. TULLOCK, Carpenter and Join er. Repairs and alterations a spe cialty. Estimates free. "Avondale," Byng-street, Orange. PLACE your Xmas...
WOOLLAHRA CURATE JOINS THE CATHOLIC CHURCR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
TVOOLLAHBA CURATE iTOISS THE CATHOLIC CHURCR. Quite a stir was occasioned In An glican Church circles in Sydney on Sunday afternoon when it was an nounced the Rev. W. J. Geer (curate of St. Stephen's Church, Edgecliffe, of wlr'ch the Rev. H. Mort is the rector), had renounced the Church of England, and taken orders in the Ro man Catholic Church. Nn one seems to have had any ink ling of Mr. Gcer's intentions—the on ly intimation to many being that he was formally received early in the week. Mr. Geer was ordained by the Bish op of Ballarat as deacon In 1900, and priest nest year. After nine years in Melbourne and Tasmania he came to Sydney to assist while the Rev. H. Mort took a long holiday to England two years ago.
HOMEBUSH SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
HOMEBUSH SALES. Messrs Harrison, Jones, and Dev lin yesterday wired: — 16,000 sheep were penned. The market was easier for all descrip tions, prime sheep selling fairly well. There was a full supply of lambs and prices were lower. . 1600 cattle were yarded. Prime were firm; other descriptions were lower.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
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SYDNEY FRUIT MARKET. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
SYDNEY FRUIT MARKET. SYDNEY. Monday. A.t the fruit markets to-day high rates wore pa'd for choice quality of cherries, strawherr'es, bananas, apri cots, and .apples. Medium ami .Inferi or grades, which were, plentiful, wcrs found hard to shift, even at. conces sion?;. Apples, local eating, Carriniton's, 7/ to 12/ per frin case, 3/ to 6/ per half case: cooking, 20o7.s., and Lord Nelson's, from 5/ to 6/ per bushel case, best 7/8 to 8/ per gin case; American wine saps, 1.6/ to 17/ pet American case. Apricots, local, extra choice, 5/ to 6/, choice 3/6 to 4/6, medium 2/ to 2/6; Melbournes, 4/ to 8/6 per bushel case. Cherries, local, 6/ to 10/ per 121b. box. Lemons, local, choice white. If to •SA medium 4/ to 5/, choice color 3/6 j to 4/ per sin case; Italians, 12/ to 13/ per box.. j Nectarines, local choice, 7/ to 8/6, medium 4/ to 5/6: small 2/ per half case, 4/ to 6/ per gin case. Oranges, local, extra choice, 12' t; lr- choice, 8/ to 10/, rraall 5/ to 7/6 per gin case; navels, choice,...
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKETS. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKETS. 'SYDNEY, Monday. At the Sydney produce sales to-day [ S4 trucks were offered, 1!) of which passed. The hulk of the consign-! ment of chaff maintained low rates. Potatoes were scarce, hut notwith standing this, rates were reduced by 10/. Chaff, choice wheaten, 5/5 to 5/10; prime, 5/ to 5/3: good, 4/6 to 4/11; choice oaten, 5/5 to 5/8; prime, 5/; good, 4/7 to 4/10. Lucerne hay, choice small bales, 4/6; prime, 4/1; good, 3/6; good large hales, 3/; inferior truss, 2/9; prime dump, 4/1. Wheat, prime milling, 3/7% to 3s S%d; prime chick, 3/5 to 3/6; good. 3/ to 3/3^d. Lucerne chaff, choice, 5/10; prime, 5/3; good, 4/9 to 4/10. Maize, prime dry yellow, 4/ to 4/1. Oaten hay, 6/5, Potatoes, choice new, 7/6 to 8/1. Chaff, from Robertson, Borenore, passed at 4/7; Kirkman, Lyndhurst, wheaten, passed a't 5/3; oaten, 5/S: Leabeater, 4/10; ex Millthorpe, 5/9; Hawke, 4/; wheaten, 5/8; Bentwlck. Perthville, wheaten, passed at 5/5 and 5/8; ex Cowra, wheaten, 4/7 and 3/10; ex M...
TRUE DEMOCRACY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
TRUE DEMOCRACY. Speaking at All Saints' Cathedral on Sunday night, the Very Rev. Dean Marriott appealed for a true democ racy and a great Commonwealth. Re ferring to Australia he said: "We want this land to be a great commun ity, a prosperous nation, and a great Commonwealth. We want it to stand out among the people, independent, and prosperous. We want it to he a part of that growing Empire—the. foremost of the world. Let us, there-, fore, all he trying to do our part. Un less we try to promote wise, helpful, and sound government we will not 1)$ doing our part, and also unlesa we try to promote true democracy, not a party affair. If we do this—if we vote on the right side and for the good men—if we endeavor to pray, and pray constantly, for its prosper ity, then we shall be doing something in- the direction of our motto, "Thy Ki-ngdQ.ro Come.'*
A REMARKABLE PHENOMENON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
REMARKABLE PHENOMENON. About six weeks ago a young maa lost the powers of hearing and speak ing as the result of a fright, caused by having trodden on a snake, whilst he was out shooting at Ballarat (says a wire from Melbourne). The shock when lie saw the snake coiling about his feet caused him to have a fit, and he was taken to the hospital for med ical attention. On Friday he suddenly began to talk, but he could not hear anything. Evidently he imagined that his power of speech had returned,.for he asked the police constable if he was talking. By means of writing he was answered in the affirmative, and was delighted at the improvement in his condition. A little later he be came conscious of sounds, and this was followed by a return to his nor mal state both of- hearing and- of speaking.