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LOCAL BUILDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
LOCAL BUILDINGS. Mr. Joseph Wells, our local con tractor, i,s having a gas engine and *l>laning and moulding plant introduc ed into liis shop, as he finds this step necessitated by increasing business. Mr. Wells has built most of the build ings in Millthorpe, and now has sev eral large contracts on hand. For a good while his work here has been so important that he has had to de vote all liis time to Millthorpe. Messrs. Arkiiis and llcdmond's al terations and enlargements are now completed ,and the work reflects great credit on Mr. Wells. Mr. Beddie has made a good job of the now building at Mr. W. J. Ben net's shop, which will soon be com pleted. Business was so brisk that it had to be used before the fittings were put in.
WESTERN VISITORS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
WESTERN VISITORS. The popular photographer, Mr. Arthur Vincent, was too busy at Gil gandra to come home for Xmas, but having been seized by illness he promptly made tracks for our genial climate, and will stay until his health is again A1 at Lloyd's. Among Wes tern visitors now amongst us is Mr. Patrick Toner, an old time resident, who is now the manager of a western saw mill. All are glad to see him again, and enjoy his "rale eld Irish humor."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
DR. SHELDON'S DIGESTIVE TABULES are a positive cur© for Indigestion, Flatulence, Heartburn, Acidity of Sto mach, and all Stomach Troubles. Price, 2/6 per tin of 80 Tabules. Obtainable^ at A. F. Stanford, Plowman, A. Farr, .1. Holmes, and B. J. Wallaos.—0 Mi * - SCENT BOTTLES. New and Fashionable Designs direct from the London Mak ers. We have dozens o£ these little Scent Bottles, all mount ed in Sterling Silver, Hand somely Chased and Engraved. They are Necessary Articles for every Toilet Table,- and can be got for little money. Prices Range 2/8, 3/6, 4/6 5/ up. E. GROUNDWATER AND SON, JEWELLERS & OPTICIANS, I SUMMER-STREET. I iCv'^v ooooooo
Commercial. ORANGE PRODUCE MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
Commercial. ORANGE PRODUCE MARKET The following were the local whole ealo quotations for produce to-day: Eggs, 8d to 8Jd. Chaff, £3 17/6 to £4 2/6. Oate, 2/4 to 2/6. Potatoes, nominal. "Wheat, 3/ to 3/2. Maize, 3/8 to 3/10. Cheese, 7d to 7%d. Butter, factory 1/1$. Dairy, butter, 7d to 8d. •
MILLTHORPE. LOCAL HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
MILLTHORPE. LOCAL- HARVEST. Our representative on a recent tour of the district found farmers hard at work. Most of the hay crop has been gathered in, and the nice, well won stacks dotted about the landscape look picturesque and profitable. All hands are now busy with the cereal crops, and we are glad to state that owing to the two last falls of rain the oat and wheat crops have^greatly exceeded the expectations of farmers, as paddocks that were looked upon as fajlures have now done well, and the harvest will be very satisfac tory. At Byng and Guyong there are some exceptionally good crops, also at Millthorpe and Forest Reefs.
RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
RIFLE CLUB. On Saturday afternoon there was competition shooting—eight shots at 600 and 700 yards:—J. D, Stinson, 38, 34—72; W. Anderson, 37, 32—69; A. Dowling, 30, 34—64; C. Hazel],, 37, 27—61; J. Hazell, 35, 29—64; E. Turner, 25, 33, 58; B. YV. Ezzy, 28, 30 —58; W. Adams, 20, 34—54; Captain F. Evans, 26, 26 52.
THE RABBITERS' STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
THE RABBITERS' STRIKE. A well attended meeting was held at the local rabbit factory on Monday morning when a large number of trappers and carters were present. Afte full discussion the meeting de cided to give the local Freezing Co. to understand that unless arrange ments are made by Wednesday to pay the following prices—5d from 21bs. each, per pair, and 2d from 1 Yz to 21bs. per pair—the men will all cotnc out on strike. Nine trucks of chaff were forward ed from the local goods station on Monday, also five trucks of flour to Darling Harbor for shipment abroad. At J. Rocke's saloon last Saturday night , Dan Redmond. 40 on, beat George Bishopric, 10 on, by 1. The big billiard tourna&ent at Frape's Grand Western Hotel saloon commenced last night (Monday). There are a large number of entries, and some good play is anticipated. On Sunday afternoon Rev. R. H. D. Kelly conducted the annual Church of England Children's Hospital Service at St. Mark's Church, when there was a large a...
Sydney Markets. (From our Special Reporter.) [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 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 by our special re porter. By this means farmers, or chardists and business people will be placed in possession of information many hours earlier than it is avail able in the Sydney papers.) j
SYDNEY WHEAT MARKET. A ½d RISE. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
.SYDNEY WHEAT MARKET. A M:d. RISE. SYDNEY, Monday. Wheat advanced at the sales to-day and a considerable aggregate of busi nes was transcated early In the fore noon, of now wheat at 3/8% and 3/8% per bushel. There was a rise of %d to %d per bushel, and several hold era asked 3/9. Shippers were prepar ed to pay 3/814, and some shippers would give 3/8%. The bump in mill ing wheat is largely due to unfavor able crop reports from the Argentine. The clearness of milling wheat is re flected in the rate for best chick wheat grade. Second milling, New South Wales old wheat, is now almost a dead letter on the Sydney markets, and the dealings are now in new wheat almost wholly. ; Heavy sales are talcing place in Sydney and sub urbs of new wheat, and many bakers I anticipate a rise in quotations.
PHYSICKING FRUIT TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
PHYSICKING FRUIT TREES. The system of plugging apple trees with sulphur as a means of ridding them of the woolly aphis pest lias had considerable trial in this State, and numbers of growers report satisfactory results. Now a Canadian paper speaks of this method of. treating other para sitic diseases as follows:—"With a half-inch bit he bored a hole in tho trunk of some of the trees 8in. or lOin. deep, in a direction slanting downwards, and filled tho hole with sulphur made into a paste, ramming iti tightly. This was done about 15 months ago. This season the trees are free from any disease oxcept a few poach leaves affected with curl. There is no sign of San Jose scale, black aphis or brown scale. They are reported to bo brighter .in color, have made better growth, and carry at least 30 per cent, more fruili of hotter quality than the others. All the other trees were sprayed with different washes, but are not nearly so clean and healthy looking as the ones treat ed with sulphur." It ...
DEMONSTRATION FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
DEMONSTRATION FARMS. ' Among several avenues of expansion of the practical educational work ( of tko dsjfertimerit durm'g the comki'e the Minister for Agriculture, Mr. J. L. Tr«fle, has decided to go straight ahead ivith the establishment of de monstration farms before the close of tho present financial year in June nest. Mr. Treflo announced that he was go ing on with the four farms already announced. These will1 be in Monaro, Condobolin, Temora, and Dunedoo. '•I hope," lie added, "to establish a potato farm. I had originally liope& to have a much larger number of farms under way next year, but iihe enor mous demands made upon the depart ment for the completion of works in hand in the way of buildings and im provements on the existing experi ment and demonstration farms,, made any further large expenditure during the present financial year udesirable.
THE OBAN SHARE FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
THE OBAN SHARE FARMS. The first load of wheat from the Oban share farms at CooJah was taken away on Saturday when Mr. Mansfield took from Mr. A. Frew's the first load of 102 bags from 150 acres. Mr. Frew had only about half his area under cultivation ifliis year and expects to get about 500 bags from it. This is an earnest of what will yet bo done on this land in agriculture.
AT THE BEDSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
AT THE BEDSIDE. Doctor, Nurse and "Patient feel re lieved If they know the Medicine la the Best—that it is from Farr'a Phar- . macy. Alleyne '"~"r (late J. H. Foot) Summer-st, Or&lt;v^ge. Open day and nleht. Aleaiuler Gill, charged with being drunlc in a railway carriage, ion Satur day night last, was fined 51, in do- ( fault three days in Orange lockup. The New ' South Wales Treasurer has modified his project for a suburb ' of wooden State-owned cottages at Kensington, his intention now being to utfe o'rfiM instara,
CHINAMAN BURNED TO DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
CHINAMAN BURNED TO DEATH. Tho three storey restaurant of Moong, Hang, Jan, and Co., 82 Dix on-streett, Sydney, was early on Satur day morning destroyed by fire, and TJng Gowj the cook, was burned to death. The restaurant was part of a fine structure erected and occupied within the last six months, and known as the Canton Buildings. . Next door to Moong, Hang, Jan and Co.'s is the shop of Kwong, War, Cnong and Co., and opposite stands tlio bulk stores of Anthony Hordern and Sons, in which there is stocked over £100,000 worth of goods. The fire, by the time the brigade had arrived, had gained a big hold, and the destruction of the interior was a cer tainty. Tho- work the men did to pre vent the destruction of Kwong War and Co.'s was praiseworthy, for the damage is only estimated at a few pounds. The flames having been subdued, the firemen commenced their inspection of the place. Fireman Henry Murr, of headquarters led tlie way and over t he charred and treacherous joints found his way...
WESTERN DISTRICT RACING ASSOCIATION DATES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
WESTERN DISTRICT RACING ASSOCIATION DATES. Woodstock J.C., January 26. Marengo, January 26. j Condobolin Hospital, January 31. Lagoon J.C., February 3. W.D.R.A., Orange, February 9 and' 10. Wallarawang J.C., February 17. Gilgandra J.C., February 21 and 22. Koorawafcha J.C., February 28. Orange J.C., March 1 and 2. Orange and District Picnic Race Club, March 5 and 6. Forbes J .C., March 7 and 8. Parkcs J.C., March 13 and 14. H.A.O.B.S., Orange, March 16. Mudgee T. Club., March 16. H.A.C.B.S., Cowra, .March 20. H.A.C.B.S., Forbes, March 20. H.A.O.B.S, Grenfell, March 22. Wallarawang J.O., March 23. Molong J.C., March 28 and 29. Eugowra J.C., April 3. Cowra J.O., April 8 and 9. Canowindra J.O., April 11. Goolagong J.C., April 12. Condobolin J.C., April 16 and 17. Gulgong J.G., April 17. Bathurst J.C., April 19, 20 and 22. Mudgee T.C., April 26 and 27. Dubbo J.C., April 26 and 27. Wellington J.C., May 1 and 2. Grenfell, May 1 and 2. Wallerawang J.C., May 4. Wellington Picnic, May 9 and ...
STOCKINBINGAL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
STOCKINBINGAL. Wheat is coming in rapidly, and some good yields are being obtained. The loop that has been put in at the local railway station is a great boon to the carrier, as it facilitates the un loading and trucking of wheat. Recently the foundation stone of the new convent and school was laid. Dr. Gallagher, Bishop of Goulburn, per formed the ceremony. The sum of £395 was handed in.
ARDLETHAN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
ARDLETHAN. Ardlethan farmers are making good progress in stripping operations, and some excellent yields are being ob tained. The district will again gain the premiership of the province in yields.. Twelve bags have been har vested this season, and ten bags is the return in the majority of instan ces. The average for the whole district will be about 20 bushels per acre. The American soil culturists' opinion that there is no better land in the world for wheat production than that of the Ardlethan district is being borne out. It is rich in producing power, and will last for centuries,
NEWS FROM ALL PARTS. TEMORA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 9 January 1912
NEWS FROM ALL PARTS. TEMORA. -Mr. A. Hunt's residence, a mile from town, was destroyed by fire on Monday night. The furniture was insured for £50 in the Alliance Com pany. It is not known if the building waa insured. The origin of the fire is unknown. A farmer in this district has made an estimate of the value of the ma chinery in use in the province this season. He says that In the seven districts there are about 400 machines working, and the value—new and second hand—is £18,400. The horses employed in stripping and carting £17,000, the bullocks £11,000. If these figures are correct, they afford a good idea of the advance that has taken place in the province during the last five years. And yet, this great plateau is only on the fringe of development. The early sowers in fallowed land are stripping much more wheat than appearances indicated—quite a num ber have bagged 30 bushels per acre. On the Bland, 10 and 12 bags per acre of excellent quality are being filled. It is expected tha...