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COMMERCIAL. PRODUCE REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
COMMERCIAL. PRODUCE REPORT. "Winclicombe, Carson, Ltd., report under date of 8th instant:— Sheepskins: We offered a large cata logue to a very large attendance of buyers, and found buyers as eager for supplies as before the holidays. Quo tations: Full wools to 7id; medium to 6£d; shortb to 5id; pelts to 3£d; xbreds to 7d, and lambs to 6Jd. Kangaroo, Wallaby skins, etc.: Mar ked quiet. Auctions will bo resumed next week. Quotations: Grey kangaroo to 82d; red to Sid; wallaroo to 50d; scrub wallaby to 29d; swamp wallaby to 40d; fox skins to 7/ each. Rabbit skins: Fair market tor small supply. We sell again next week. Quo tations: prime to 13d; good to llid; medium to lOd; mixed and stale to 7d. Opossum skins: Not any availablo. Auctions nest week. Quotations: Grey to 46d; red to 40d; rump to 25d; and black to 42d. Hides. Heavies again did well, and we obtained very hi'gh prices. All others declined an eighth. Calf skins showtd no material change. Yearlings were again easier. Quotations...
NEWS FROM ALL PARTS. From our Exchanges. GILGANDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
NEWS FROM ALL PARTS. From our Exchanges. GILGANDIIA. . The committee of the P. and A. As sociation had a notablo mooting on Saturday last-, when practical steps were taken in connection with tno holding of the first show in May. The ground committee were empower ed to hold the first show on the race course in the event of ihe other ground not being available in time. It was de cided to devote £300 to prizes. On Friday evening tho local fire brigade, under tho captaincy of Mr. J. Ferguson, had a practice, and gave a demonstration of the water throwing qualities of the manual, Mr. Con Curran having promised a sover eign if they could throw tho water over the Royal Hotel into the yard. This was easily accomplished. using water from.Mr. II. G. Hitchin's supply tank. They also threw it on tho roof of the Commercial Stores. Mr. Curran in handing over the sovereign, express ed pleasuro at tho efficiency of the manuals, as demonstrated by the force of water, find promised further support wh...
THE LATE W. B BERNASCONI [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
THE LATE W. B BERNASCONI At tlio conclusion of the Dubbo ''Lib eral's" column on bowls yesterday, the writer pays the following tribute to the memory of tty} late W: 13. Ber nasconi:—"I cannot closif'thesc notes without a slgli of regret that one of the best known and most popular howlers in the West has passed away. I refer to the demise of Mr. W. B. Bernasconi, for &lt;10 years an honored and worthy citizen of Orange. Many Dubob bowlers had at. some time or other been brought into contact with the late Mr. Bernasconi, and those at least will remember what a lendly and hospitable man he was. As soon as the sad news readied Dubbo, Mr. 15. Tt. Ilawlte, president of the Dubbo Club, on behalf of the members, sent a telegram frf condolence to Mrs. Ber nasconi and family.
FARMER'S BAD LUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
FARMER'S BAD LUCK. Mr. Charles Hodge, of Bedgerabong, had a particularly bad turn of the wheel of fortune recently. Through such a trifling inadvertance as leav ing the gate open, three valuable horses got into a green wheat crop, and gorged themselves to death. Two of them were mares, for which Mr. Hedges had refused £100, and the third was a valuable yearling. On top of this streak of 111 luck came the discovery of another dead yearling, the cause of death not known. Al together, Mr. Hodge's loss may be put down at £200.
PROPOSED ABOLISHMENT OF P.P. BOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
PROPOSED ABOLISHMENT OF P.P. BOARDS. It has not becorrw public property as yet, but wo have it on rcliablo aut hority and from a high source, tihat the present Government aro about to do away with Pastures Protection Boards. There intention is to curtail the reserves for settlement, where tho conditions aro favorable, and hand tho balance over to the Shire Councils to control. It is their design to retain tho absolute right of further disposal of any portion of any resorvo at any time placed under Shiro control. This, no. doubt, will come as a thunderbolt to tho many boards and Shiro Councils in the Western area, as well as the rest of the State, and Shire Clerks will bo scratching their heads in view of tho further responsibility and work invol ved, and also to P.P. Board secretaries who have remunerative positions.
THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS. We have received from tlio agents the January number of tho "Reviow of Reviews." Tho issuo is above tho ordinary and contains among other articles, a splendid character sketch of tho man of the moment in China, Dr. Sun Yan Son, whom is described as the Chinese Garabakli. Tho article is punctualfcd with illustrations of illus trious personages-4n tho land of tho Mongal and Tartar. The character skotcli of tho publication is the cele brated Madame Sorquo, described by ilhe Continental press as the most dan gerous woman in Europo. The usual reviow of current topics make tho vol umo a very interesting 0110.
RETURNED FROM FIJI. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
RETURNED FROM FIJI. Last evening tihere returned from a trip to Fiji Mr. J. A. F.iulks looking happy and hearty, and ns brown as a berry. Mr. Faulks speaks in glowing terms of his trip over, and while in the land of lopra and cocoa nuts, and comes back rejuvenated, and roady to take up his scholastic duties again with his usual vigor.
EARLY CLOSING OF COOK PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
EARLY CLOSING OF COOK PARK. "Paterfamilias" writes to tho editor complaining of tho action of tho Coun cil in closing the Park at 8 o'clock. He says, "That I was surprised when I read of tho action of tflio Council in rescinding the motion whereby they decided to keep the; park open till 9 o'clock. I am a constant visitor to this beauty spot of Orange and myself and family enjoyed tho extra two hours allotted to lis, and I can say that boing ruthlessly turned out an hour earlier in the evening has had the effect of the anathematising of tho Council by tho habitues and visitors like. Take it that the Councl is out of order in carrying tho motion when the previous motion had not been res cinded, and as for the destruction of flower beds, etc., complained of, my contention is that it is all moonshine. T think that the public oc Orange has been hardlv treated in tho matter anil it/ would havo been bettor form-on tho part of tho aldermen to have seen for themselves, tho benefit they were...
GULARGAMBONE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
GULARGAMBONE. GularRambone last year registered 25 inches 72 points of ran, and judg ing by the early sfhrt, the rainfall this year bids to be as good. So far 120 points have fallen. Tlio country is_ look ing splendid. W& have experienced sevoral severe thunderstorms lately, but one- that came up last Friday has so far accounted for the most damage. A horse owned by Mr. Ernie Ferguson, occupying a stall in Mr, Dalziel's stable, was knocked down, and ap peared to be paralysed in the fore part j until next day, when it' managed to walk about. Mr. Chaston, employed* by Mr. Ferguson, had a narrow escape! as he was just about to enter the horse's sfla.Il. A team of bullocks on "the road near Wry Jang's storo were knocked to the ground. Messrs Per. menvnn Wright's tilled at the railway was struck and caught fire, and' had it not been for the timely aid of some carriers, would have been burnt. Mr. Fred Smith, employed in Permewan Wrighti's office, was rendered almost insonsible, hi...
DUNEDOO. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
DUNEDOO. A painful accident liefel Mr. F. Food, an employee of Messrs It. Jones and Company, Dunedoo branch, on Tues day last whilst handling wheat. It appears that lie had a very heavy bag of wheat 011 his back, when by some moans lie lost hold of it, and it fell on to the heel of his left leg, &lt;he re sult being that his ankle was severely strained. Ho sought medical aid, and had to resort to a crulfch. The accident necessitated his absence from work. Next Friday night the Dunedoo Political Labor League will tender Mr. W. G. Asliford a social evening i>i honor of his victory at the recent by-election at Liverpool Plains. The ovent will take place in Mr. G. Craft's Hall, and it is anticipated that the attendance will be very large. The I sicial has 110 political significance attached lio it, and tho League desires very much to see present supporters of all political parties. It is under stood that Messrs Dunn and ICeegati will be present'. Tickets are being dis posed o...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
WEDDING BELLS. CLARKE—HICKS. A pretty wedding was celebrated at Holy Trinity Church last evening by the Rev. H. Walker Taylor, when Mr. Wallace Clarke, night officer of the local railway station, was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Miss Flo- rence Hicks, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jot Hicks, of the Carrington Hotel. The bride, who entered the church on the arm of her father, to the accompaniment of Lohengram's Bridal March, was attired in a hand- some gown of white lace over white ninon. She also wore a bridal cap with the customary veil, and carried a shower bouquet, and wore a beautiful diamond ring, which were the gifts of the bridegroom. Miss Ettie Hicks (sister of the bride) acted as brides- maid, and was gowned in a Paris appli- que, over strawberry charmeuse, with applique hat to match. She carried a bouquet, and wore a cable bangle the gifts of the bridegroom. Mr. J. Hewitt filled the role of best man. The mother of the bride was costumed &nbsp; in a dr...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
RETURN THANKS. MR. and MRS. BERNASCONI AND FAMILY, Millthorpe, desire to return THANKS to their many kind friends and relatives for Telegrams, Cards, Letters, and Floral Tributes extended to them in their recent sad bereave- ment. IN MEMORIAM. In loving memory of my dear hus- band and our dear father, James C. Reid, who departed this life on Janu- ary 11, 1911. Inserted by his loving wife and family. "Thy Will be done.''
MUDGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 11 January 1912
MUDGEE. Mudgee and district residents will &nbsp; join with us in deploring the death of that worthy old townsman, Mr. Henry Hall, who for many years was host of the Federal Hotel, and own- ed the premises at the time of his death. Deceased was a very old and respected resident of Mudgee. For some considerable time he was an al- derman of the municipality, and he always took a keen interest in local matters. He left a widow, three sons and a daughter (Mrs J. Hill) to mourn. On Friday afternoon a thunderbolt struck Mr. G. M. Rouse's house in Cox-street.. It cut- through the roof of the vorandah, making a jagged holo, struck a doormat, and flashed out along the ground into Mr. McDougall's property opposite. At the time of the occurrence Mrs. Ilouso and one of her children wero on. tlio verandah. The bolt missed the litiio boy by only a few feet. Mrs. Itouso has been ill ever since the occurrence, suffering from shock. Mr. H. McGovcrn, fettler on the Mudgce-Gulgong line, who wa...
STORE CATTLE J. S. LEEDS AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
- STORE CATTLE J. 'S. LEEDS AND CO. A/c Mr. Rothery: 6 bullocks £2/5. A/c Mr. A. Webb: 3 cows £1/18. A/c Mr. W. Jackson: 1 heifer £3. BEDFORD, TAYLOR AND WESTON. A/c Mr. J. Paul: 2 steers £2/2, 1 at £1/6' 1 cow and calf £2/5, 2 steers and heifer £1/2, 1 poddy 17/, l.cow £1/5. A/c Mr. Thatcher: 1 cow and calf £2/14, 1 cow £1/16, 2 poddies 19/, 1 cow £2. HARTON AND CO. A/c Mr. Kelly: 1 cow £2/15, 1 at £1/17, 1 steer £1/11, 1 steer IS/, 4 heifers £1/1. A/c Mr. Baker: 2 poddies 11/, 1 at 17/.
FAT SHEEP. J. S. LEBDS AND CO. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
FAT SHEEP. J. S. LEBDS AND CO. A/e Mr. T. Robertson: 2 Iambs 8/, 26 wethers 1.0/2, 17 at 9/1, 1 stag 9/, 34 ewes 9/4, 7 ewes 11/2, 11 lambs 8/10. A/c Mr. L. N. Smith: 7G wethers 1.1/2, 84 at 1.1/3. A/c Mr. D. Curtin: 21 wethers 8/1. 20 lambs 7/7, 19 at 8/10. A/c Mr. H. Jobson: 81 lambs 5/6, 38 ewes 6/8. A/c Smith Brothers: 100 wethers 11/. A/c Mr. J. Watts: 47 ewes 6/1.' A/c Mi'. G. I^eeds: 6S wethers 10/10. A/c Mr. Watts: 47 lambs 8/7 and 8/9. A/c Mr. H. Neil: 12 lambs 6/7. A/c Mr. G, Leeds: 100 lambs 7/1, 25 at 4/2. A/c Smith Brothers: 30 wethers at 10/9. GLASSON, COULSON & McLACHLAN A/c Smith Bros.: 100 wethers 11/. A/c Mr. F. Barrett: 56 ewes 5/10. BEDFORD, TALYOIl AND WESTON. A/c Mr. Griffith: 113 ewes 7/1, SO at 6/3, 97 at 6/1, 143 at 4/5. A/c Eve Brothers: S8 wethers 7/11. HARTON AND CO. A/c Mr. T. Foley: 24 wethers at 10/11, 44 at 8/8, 2 ewes 9/9, 23 lambs 8/ and 8/6, 40 ewes 5/9. A/c Mr. Sliarlcey: 102 wethers 8/10 98 ewes 7/6, 38 wethers 7/6. A/c Mr. Reece: 63 weth...
CORRECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
CORRECTION. In ii paragraph in our issue of yes terday, wo referred to Aid. King as drawing the Council's attention to the numbering of tho houses in Orange. It was Alderman W. J. Whitford who was responsible for tho motion, and we"" hasten to correct tho iuadvontant' mis take.
GOVERNMENT AND HIGH RENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
GOVERNMENT AND HIGH RENTS. There was no mincing matters on tho part of the deputation from the Labor Council which .asked Mr. Beeby, Acting-Premier, on Wednesday, to do something in tho direction of alleviat ing the distress which has been occa sioned to tho workers in consequence of the ruling high rente. Several of the speakers advocated the introduction of a Limitation Rents Bill, and supplied Mr. Beeby with much_ information regarding the dif ficulties experienced by persons in search, of houses, and the extortionate rents paid when they secured them. "The country is suffering from land lordism to a greater extent than in any other country in the world," was the sweeping statement made by Mr. Duncan, President of the Labor Coun ci. "And," he added, _&lt;"if something is not done to cope with the rapacity of the landlord, things are likely to arrive at a bad pass." Some of these landlords, Mr. Duncan continued, were making as much as 20 and 30 per cent, of the capital. Co...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
CRICKET. Tho following will represent O.D.C. Club in their match against Meadow Creek, at Wado Park, on Saturday:— Glasson, Stevenson, Irish, Millar,-J?ig gott, "Pick-up," Cummins, l'ishor, iCdge, Gavin, Caines, Leahey. The following players havo been selected to represent Spring Hill against Mt. Plea sant, at Mt. Pleasant, 011 Saturday next:—Geo. Floyd F. Young, V. Lo han, W. Dooloy, \V. Baker, N. Jaegor, Vaughan, Powtor, Alf. Baker, Hennes sey, Xe.sbitt, Evans (12).