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JACK JOHNSON AND NAPOLEON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 2 January 1912
JACK JOHNSON AND NAPOLEON. There is - a story of a well-known statesman who, when asked to name tlic threo greatest men in tilio country replied: "McMahon, Victor Hugo, and himself." "What about Napoleon tho First?" exclaimed 0110 of tho astonish ed listeners. "OhA I forgot) him," ex claimed the politician. 'Nviien being shown Napoleon's tomb Jack Johnson was a trifle more considerate for the matter of Kings. "Grand place," said Johnson. Then, after a few seconds' reflection, "Guess he also was a great man."
CRICKET. THE SECOND TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 2 January 1912
CRICKET. THE SECOND TEST MATCH. The following are the scores in the second Test Match commenced at Melbourne on Saturday:— AUSTRALIA—1st' Innings. Bardsley, b Barnes 0 Kelleway, lbw., b Barnes 2 Hill, b Barnes 5 Armstrong, st. Smith, b Barnes 4 Trumpcr, b Foster 13 Ransford, c Smith, b Barnes .... 0 Minuett, c Hobbs, b Barnes 0 Got tor, run out 14 Hordern, not out 49 i Carter, c Smith, b Douglas .... 29 ' AVliitty, b Woolley 14 Sundries 10 Total 184 Bowling—Barnes 5 for 52, Foster 1 for 44, IliSch 1 for 37, Douglas 1 for 33, Hearno 0 for 8 Woolley 1 for 0. ENGLAND—First Inninga. Hobbs, c Carter b Cotter .... 6 Rhodes, c Trumper, b Cotter .. 61 Hearue, c Carter, b Cotter .. .. 114 Gunn, l.b.w., b Armstrong .. .. 10 Mead, c Armstrong, b Whittfy .. 11 Foster, c Carter, b Cotter .... 9 Douglas, b Hordern 9 Woolley, c Hansford, b Hordern 23 Smith, b Hordern .. • 5 Barnes, l.b.w., b Hordorn .... 1 Hitch, not out 0 Sundries 16 Total ' 265 Bowling—Cotter 4 for 73; Hordern 4 for 66, Wliitty ...
MILLTHORPE. SALVAGE SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 2 January 1912
MILLTHORPE. SALVAGE SALE. The above will bo conducted by Mr. Higgins, commencing at 11 o'clock to day (Tuesday), and not in tho after noon as erroneously stated in Satur day':; issue. ^ lyir to 1912. Saturday night was a very busy night in Millthorpo. Crowds of well-dressed and good humored peoplo thronged tho streets till a Into hour, and tho busi ness people had another splendid tinio. Rev. 11. H. D. Kelly preached 4o a largo congregation at St, Mark's Church of England, Millthorpo, on Sunday night. At the Methodist Church Itev. W. A. Burns and Mr. Giles held two very impressive services suitable for the last day in the year. Mr. Lavers, from Orange, preaohed i'O a, good congregation, on Sunday afternoon at tho Baptist Church. BILLIARD TOURNAMENT. . A match was played on Saturday evening at Rock's saloon when Dan Redmond, 40 on, beat Chas. Beddie, also >10 on, by 52. WATCH-NIGHT SERVICE. A well-attended watchnight servico was held at the Methodist Church, Millthorpo, on Sunday ...
TATTERSALL'S RACES. SECOND DAY. PAANOPA ESTABLISHES AN AUSTRALIAN RECORD. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 2 January 1912
TATTERSALL'S RACES. SECOND DAY. PAANQPA ESTABLISHES AN AUS TRALIAN RECORD. SYDNEY, Monday. The second day of the Tattersall's races was held at Randwick this after noon. The weather was dull. The at tendance numbered 40,000, which is easily a record for a New Year's Day. meeting. Paanopa established an Australian record in the Novice Han dicap, covering the distance, 7 fur longs, in 1.26. The previous record was made by Armlet, at Rittarton, N.Z., in April 1909, the time being 1.26 2-5. Following are the results:— iVoTice Handicap, 7f. Paanopa (6.10) 1 Savanax (8.5) 2 Maying 7.12 3 There were nine starters. Betting: 2 to 1 Savanax, 9 to 2 Paanopa, 5 to 1 Shoalhaven. Paau->Ijj opa got home by three lengths from^fa Savanax, who beat Maying by'a siml lar distance. Time 1.26. :j| Flying1 Welter, 6f. 4 Appearance 9.10 Bective S.12 Milfoil 8.11 Other starters: Wild West, Malster, Barley Water, Black Pool, Peasant, Rose Foote, Melotoi, Omar Khayyam, Chariot, Wnllon, North - Woodleigh, M...
ORANGE JOCKEY CLUB RACES. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 2 January 1912
ORANGE JOCKEY CLUB RACES. FIRST DAY. Splendid weather greeted the open ing day of the O.J.C. Now Year's meet ing. The attendance was the largest on record, and the committee must be well satisfied at the result. The ad ditions to the saddling paddock for this meet met with the approval ol the patrons, who commented very fa vorably on the increased accommoda tion. Visitors from country centres were very much in evidence, and we noticed a great many from the south ern line and branches, while Fortes, Parkes, Condobolin, Trundle, Bogan Gate and Molong and Manildra were well represented. From the far west, Coonamble, Gilgandra, and Nyngan and Cobar came along to the mecca of racing in the west. The splendid programme submitted to race goers by the O.J.C. was purely responsible for the big attendance, and as an exhibi tion of racing, every race was well worth going a long way to see. The track was in splendid order, and the appointments all that could be de sired. The attendance of the f...
RETURNED HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 2 January 1912
RETURNED HOME. Mr. and Mrs. Miller, formerly of Moulder-street, West Orange, have re- turned home after an extended trip to England. Unhappily, the pleasantness of the sojourn in the old land was marred by the somewhat serious illness of Mr. Miller. We are glad, however, to be enabled to state that Mr. Miller has fully recovered. At the Baptist Church on Sunday, Pastor Halmarick, &nbsp; on behalf of the congregation, greeted &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; the return of Mr. and Mrs. Miller, who look remarkably well. &nbsp;
RECORD YEAR FOR FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
RECORD YEAR FOR FIRES. The year's returns tor the New South Wales fire brigades show that there.were 1087 fires (luring 1911, as against 806 for the previous year. The outbreaks in the country districts numbered 526, the 1910 calls being 437. The past year was a record one In New South Wales.
LUCICY DIGGERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
LUCICY DIGGERS. A party of five miners, of Bungonia, a short while since took up an aban doned mine near Tingha, and came upon a lode almost immediately. It was proved to a width of 5 2ft,, with twn perfect walls. With the aid'b'f rough appliances the party won £600 worth of tin oxide in three months, and the tailings are estimated to be worth £300. A modern crushing plant is now being procured.
CONTINENTAL PROCEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
CONTINENTAL/ PROCEEDS. Marked success attended the con tinental promoted by the Bight Hour Association, and the Orange Town Band conjointly. ■ Although the re turns are incomplete, it is estimated that the receipts will approximate £40. Deducting £10 for expenses, the institutions named will benefit by about £15 each, which is deemed highly satisfactory. ,
HARBOUR MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
HARBOUR MYSTERY. The body of the jnan found float ing in the harbor near Grafton Wharf on 'Saturday evening has not. yet been identified. A small scrap of paper, bearing the words "Bylong, via Ryl stone," was found in his vest pocket, and the police are making Investiga tions in that neighbourhood. On the | Inside of one o£ the watches found on deceased there was scratched "1904, C. E. Terllck."
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
CRICKET. On the Ordnance Ground, at Bath urst, on New Year's Day, Millthorpe defeated the Post and Telegraph tean> by one run, after an exciting gam-:. Tho home team scored 135 runs, F. Rowley contributing 18, Y. Corcoran 32, W. Reynolds 18, M. Jones 29,, and J. Bell 14. The bowling analysis was Vaughan ,2 for 34; Nicholls, 4 for 27; Glasson, 1 for 17; , Munro, 3 for 33. Millthorpe scored 136, the principal scorcrs being Vaughan 17, Glasson 37, Nicholls 12, Coneybearo 17 and Ben nett 14. -s
ANOTHER HER RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
I ANO'i HER RECORD. It is a sourveof infinite pleasure for us to report •. further record in the second - day's takings at the O.J.C. races. Yesterday at the outer gate £73/14/6;.was,t:iken, wl 'le £165/15/0 was netted at tbo grandstand enclos ure. Thus it -will -be soon that the seeond day's takings of the New Year meetings were better than th&lt;3 first day of the Spring meeting in November of last year.. This proves without doubt the popularity of the sport as aiipiied to Orange,-and "the committee must feel gratified at the social and finan cial result of the summer meet.
FOREST REEFS DISTRICT MINING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
FOREST REEFS DISTRICT MINING. ■me mining industry is almost at a standst'll at Forest Reefs, also at Yankee Point, on Flyers' Creek, where alluvial mining has been carried on . for forty years. Worlc is' confined to a few men, who are content with an oc-> caslonal dwt. or two. Cadia has haen very qufet for some .time,.through its copper mine being closed down. It is said that preparations are being made for a fresh start. Negotiations are ponding with the Canobolas Shire Council to erect a tramline for truckl ing the ore from the m'ne to the main road, and thus afford better facilities to the teamsters and the company. At the Junction Reefs the Lyndhurst Mines company has been working for some months on tribute,, with about 30. men employed, and with satisfac tory results. Tho mine will again be taken over by the r -.-ipany, and work
A HILL CLIMB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
A HILL CLIMB. Mr. Harold H. Harper, of Orange, writes to the "Sydney Morning Herald' as follows: Sir,—Referring to Mi'. Astley's climb on Oberon side of Je nolan -Caves Hill, repbyted in your paper, I 'would like to state that 1 was present, and can certify to the genuineness of the performance; and, whilst not wishing to hurt Mr. Hen derson's feelings, I would like to point out I was positively assured by the officials of the Caves House that this hill has never been climbed by a motor cycle. One of the officials has been 27 years in the caves, and it is hardly likely that the climb mentioned by Mr. Henderson took place,'b>%'fhis time. Again the mention of a 2% h.p. ma chine having climbed this hill dis counts-the whole report, as that power of motor has no chance. I have had very extended experience in this and other States, and think Mr. Astley's climb a woijderful one. Even granting a Zenith might have climbed the mountain, the Rudge must remain as the first single-glared mac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
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HEAVY RAIN AT YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
HEAVY RAIN AT YOUNG,, About 10 o'clock on Sunday morning very heavy rain commenced to fall at Young, and lasted an hour and a half ; 237 points were registered. Bur rangong Creek again flooded, while the streets in low-lying parts were sheets of water. Considerable damage has been done.
AUCTION ABSTRACTS [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
f AUCTION ABSTRACTS ' ? Follt»»vhip is an abstract of approach lag auction Bales: — lJy J. S. Leeds and Co, At the Orange Corporation Yards, on Thursday, January 4th, 50 prime fat cattle, 200 prime crossbreds, 100.0 choice six-tooth wethers, 250 Lincoln cross 2-tooths, 200 Lincoln cross weaners, and at the firm's central ba zaar, at 2 o'clock,, ,20 draught and saddle horses. By Bedford, Taylor and Weston, Ltd. Orange Corporation Yards, Thurs day, January 4th, 80 fat cattle, 200 prime fat sheep, 400 forward cross bred hoggets, 50 prime crossbred lambs, 100 extra choice prime fat crossbred ewes, and 25 pure Lincoln rams. By Crossing and Cox. At Mudgee, cm January 10th, at 2.30 p.m., "Caerleon," 850 acres freehold, together with 1000 stud sheep. By Glasson, Coulson and McLacIilim. Orange Corporation Yards, Thurs day, January 4th, 70 prime fat cattle, 50 mixed store cattle, 200 extra prime station hred wethers, 400 early shorn ewes. By llarton and Co. At the Orange,. Corporation Yards, ...
DEATH OF A MUDGEE IDENTITY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
DEATH OF A MUDGEIi] IDENTITY. Mr. James George Golden (75) one of the best known and most respected residents of tlie Mudgee district, is dead. When a young man he was in the navy. After varied luck on the goldflelds he settled on the land at Collingwood, nine miles from Mudgee, over forty years ago, and became a prosperous sheep farmer. Until quite recently he had never been in Sydney, and after a few weeks* sojourn in the metropolis, returned home only last week..
PICTURE SHOWS AND PLAYS. DEAN OF NEWCASTLE'S "MORAL CANKER." [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
I'ICTUJtE SHOWS AND PLAYS. DEAN OF NEWCASTLE'S "MORAL CANKER." Picture shows and the melodrama were denounced at the Anglican Cathe dual ou Sunday night by the Dean of Newcastle, Dr Golding Bird. "I have, during the past few weeks" the Dean said, "had brought under my notice not one or two, but three cases in which children, not satisfied with going once a week to picture shows, have stolen money in two cases from their parents, and in the other case from an employer, so that they may go two or three times a week. Even if the pictures were absolutely good this craze for luxury—juvenile intem perance shall I call it—which is so prominent among the juvenile popu lation of Newcastle, is deplorable! How can our young people be taught high ideals when they are presented with cheap, neurotic representations in which mock heroes are made of criminals. ■ "I say there is a grave danger to our public morality in this craze for fictitious excitement and luxury. It is not confined to any one cl...
A PROFITABLE WALK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1912
A PROFITABLE WALK. Considerable Interest was aroused at Bombala 011 Saturday, wlien word was received that Mr. Ellas Joseph, a resident of Bega, had undertaken to walk Irom that town to Bombala in iay2 hours, for a wager of £40. Mr. Joseph arrived at Bombala three quar ters of an hour ahead of his time, and apparently • little the worse for J his walk of 51 miles. Mr. Joseph, who' is 31 years of age, was at one time an amateur runner, but has done little in that way for some years. From Bega to Candelo, 14 miles, he came at . a great pace. On the advice ot' friends he took the journey steady after that, and finished strong coming up Maybe street. A motor car accompanied him, and supplied him with food and drjnk. Mr. Joseph is said to have benefited to the extent of £100 by his walk.