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EAST ORANGE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
EAST ORANGE COUNCIL. Aldermen McKeon (Mayor), Aglnnd,' Plowman, Ponhall, Couldwell, Hawke, and Gow attended the regular fort nightly meoting of tho East Orango Council last night. Accounts were passed for payment. Correspondence was read:— To the Sub-Inspector of Police, witih reference to Sergeant Coyne's report anent tho fatal accident which recently occurred on tiy> Lucknow road, and stating that&lt; steps wero being takon to protect tho public from danger through people travelling without displaying lights. Plans for tho erection of buildings were submitted by Dalton Bros, and F. A. Collins. Tho applications to build wore granted. Dairymen's licenses were granted. Reports from servants' were road and received. & The Clork reported that tho Orange Council had supplied the East Orange j Council with a quantity of tar, which | would enable the Council to complete I the work in Peisley-street. I Aid Penhall'drew the attention of the dayman to tho main waiter chann...
THE REV. H. A. MURPHY. ENTERS THE JESUITS' HOUSE OF RETREAT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
THE REV. H. A. MURPHY. ENTERS THE JESUITS' HOUSE OF RETREAT. The Rev. H. A. Murphy, who up to October 19 last was locum tenens at St. Barnabas' Church of England, Ba thurst South, has taken what 4s.,re garded as his first step towards his entrance into the Catholic Church by entering the Jesuits' Liola House of Retreat. This step is generally a preliminary" to the taking of Holy Orders in the Catholic Church, but at the close of the retreat it is optional for the candidate to decide whether or not he will* go on with his proposal. The reason actuating the Rev. Mur phy. it is stated, is what he alleges to be the unfair treatment meted out to him in regard to Ills peremptory suspension from St. Barnabas' It will be remembered that, although Mr. Murphy persistently asked for the reason of the abrupt revocation of his authority at St. Barnabas', none was forthcoming, and that he was greatly incensed at what he considered to be such harsh treatment. After lie had failed to get satisfacti...
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
IIOJrEBUSH STOCK SALES. SYDNEY, xnursaay. At the Horaebush stock sales to-uay 55,000 sheep were penned. All de scriptions, including a heavy sprink ling of cross-bred wethers, were in evidence, but the quality generally was only fair. Prime ewes were very scarce. Cross-bred offering was the best, and medium, and a fairly heavy proportion of prime and good sheep, particularly wethers, but the merino supply was indifferent. There was a good attendance of buyers, but their requirements were not equal to the supply, and the market generally was 6(1 to 9d lower. Prime wethers made to 14/; extra to 16/6; choice and heavy to 18/9; best owes to 15/11; W. C. Russ, Trangie, 45 ewes 13/4, 137 ewes 11/6; Brazier Bros., 14S wethers 12/4, 32 wethers 11/8, 24 ewes 9/2, 4 rams 12/4; western agents, 68 rams 9/3; C. Bailey, Trangie, 457 wethers 12/9, and 12/10, 393 wethers 10/6, 100 wethers- 9/2; N. Forrest, Trangie, 6 ewes 13/, Strahorn, Narro mine, 146 ewes 13/5 to 13/6, 139 8/11, 125 wethers 13/11...
BIG FIRE NEAR TOOWOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
T(I(S FIRE NEAR TOOWOOMBA. A disastrous fire occurrcd on Tmirs clay liist at Pittsburg, 37 miles from -Toowoomba. It originated at Donnel lan's dranery block and spread rapidly. The firo "demolished five other business places and was only checked by otien spaces on either sido of tho block. The buildings destroyed were mostjy built of wood. Horses" and vehicles in Don nellan's store, and a small portion of the .drapery department wer© saved. The . business promises destroyed com prise a drapery storo, hairdressers and tobacconist's shop, an oyster saloon, a furniture warehouse, and livery stablo.
PECULIAR HORSE TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
PECULIAR HORSE TROUBLE. A peculiar case came under the no tice of Dr. Colvin last week at Molong. A valuable draught horse, belonging to Mr. James Barrett, of Garra, was slaked near the shoulder with a hoolc, and immediately commenced to swell all over in an amazing manner. The lootor found that from its noso to its hoofs,; the horse had swelled to al most twice its normal size, Apparently wind had got in between the flesh and then skin and blown it out like a foot ball.' AVhen Dr. Colvin tapped the ani mal in several places the wind escaped ,vith a hiss. The doctor says that it is the first case of the kind that ho lias met with in animals though he has met with similar cases in human be ings.
Sydney Markets. (From our Special Reporter.) SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKETS. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
Sydney Markets. (Prom our Special Reporter.) SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKETS. SYDNEY, Thursday. There was a fairly hoavy yarding of produce at the Sydney sales this morning, and buyers competed keen ly for chaff. Sydney merchants will be entirely dependent on the Redfern supply for a few days, and values are sure to rise unless the supply grows largely. Prices -were extremely firm this morning, and G/ a cwt. was real ised for choice wheaten cut without any difficulty. The potato market has been subject to numerous fluctuations lately, and this morning prices rose as much as 15/ a ton on yesterday's rates. Chaff: Choice wheaten, 5/6 to 6/; prime, 5/ to 5/5; good, 4/9; choice oaten, 5/6 to 5/11; prime, 5/ to 5/1; good, 4/3 to 4/5, Choice lucerne hay, dump bales, 4s 6d. Prime cracked maize, 4/4; weaver ley, 4/ and 4/0%. Chick wheat, prime, 3/6%; good, 3/4%. Lucerne hay, good, 5/9. Potatoes, choice, 9/ to 10/; prime, 8/2 to 9/4. Chaff, from Sweeney, Greonthorpe, oaten, passed at 5/5; ex Dubbo, o...
ANOTHER STRIKK IMMINENT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
ANOTHER STRIKK IMMINENT. Coming on top of the rabbiters' strike we hear grave rumours of an other strike among the old-age-pen sioners and others who occupy the few s"-afs in Cook Park, supplied by the Council. They aver that the seats ure too hard and are arranging a peti tion to the Council to have them pad ded. Tn the event of the said Coun cil ignoring the petition, the O.A.P's. have decided to adope drastic measures and order a strike. They say that the •seats are too few for their largo body of 'members, and they cannot lay down at full length, and smoke or chew to bacco, and then the "orty looks of the Iydies," as .they pass them by, is an other source of inconvenience. What do females want to sit down on the seats for anyhow; it spoil'; their dresses ; and then the energy that would be expended by the "Weary Willie" constantly -having to raise and make room for s'oino tired or, perhaps in valid lady, viotild tend to make him fro and look fr»r work, which would h" the last st...
SYBXEY WHEAT MARKET. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
SYBXEY WHEAT MARKET. SYDNEY, Thursday. The local and Inter-State wheat markets this morning were weaker, in sympathy witlt the cabled dulness in London. Shippers and millers did not operate heavily, and values ruling were not quite so strong as those which were in evidence a tew days ago. Neither sellers nor farmers ap peared anxious, to dispose of their grain, as they believe that the market is almost certain to harden within the next few days. Sydney merch ants are still waiting to hear what damage has been done to the crops in Argentine by the recent storms and rains. Fair quantities of new grain continue to arrive at T>*r]ing Harbor. Wheat, milling parcels, 3/8% to 3s 9d; shippers, 3/8 too 3/8%; prime chick, 3/7 to 3/7%; medium, 3/1 to 3/3. •
ORANGE POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
ORANGE POLICE COURT. At the Orango Police Court yester day, before Mr. E. Marriott, P.M., John Lorimer, charged with being drunk and disorderly on Balihurst-road East Orange, was fined £1, in de fault, 14 days in the-Orange lockup.. John Archibald McKinnon, who figur ed in the court on the previous day, was charged with being drunk and disorderly in the bar of the Empire Hotel, was also charged with using indecent lnnguagb on the same occa sion. On the former charge he _ was fined 10/ in default. 7 daysr imprison ment ; and for the second offence he had to pay £5, or serve two months' hard labor in Bathurst gaol. The fines were paid.
PITIFUL TRAGEDY AT A DAIRY FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
PITIFUL TRAGEDY AT A DAIRY FARM. Alfred Thomas Swift, dairyman at Mead, who is at present a prisoner in the Uendigo gaol under remand on a chargo of unlawfully wounding wi'h intent to murder, has been informed of tho death of his wife and infant. Swift, who was one of the earliest set tlors in the district, had a wife and family of seven children, whoso ages ranged from about 18 months to 12 years. They wore milking 27 cows, and the bulk of tho work was dono by tho wife and older children. When it was decided to arrest Swift the police found the two eldest children engaged in milking the cows, while a little girl, agel four, was trying to nurse tlio infant, who is only 18 months old. The assistance of neighbours was evok ed to look after the milking of the cows, and another neighbour undertook to remain in. tho house and look after the, children until the arrival of a re lative from Gippsland.
ASHBROOK SUBDIVISION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
ASHBROOK SUBDIVISION. Recent sub-divisional sales have done much towards ensuring tho progress of the Orango district. Marked and inspiring success attended the sales. The latest subdivision to bo announced is tiiat of Ashbrook, containing 1000 acres, which will bo offered by J. Nan cacrmv and Son in 15 suitable farms. Additional particulars regarding this important sale will be announced short ly; .The- district has an average rain fall* of 36i inches.
Local and General. ANOTHER ARCHITECT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
Local and General. ANOTHER ARCHITECT. Orange is to have another addition to its architectural bodv in tlio porson of Mr. D. Kennedy, who has hung out his shinglo in Ophir Chambers. Mr. Kennedy comes with nine years ox porience in city and country work, and is late of Mr. John Reid, one of Syd ney's leading architects. Mr. Ken nedy informs us that he has made ar rangements which will •onablo him to supply any amount of skilled and un skilled labor to cope with all work that is entrusted to him. Wo wish him success in his undertaking.
RUMORED GOLD DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
RUMORED GOLD DISCOVERY. On seing the par re the above in a contemporary, our representative in terviewed Mr. C. E, Hayes, J.P., chair man of the local syndicate, the Ven tura Gold-mining Co., who stated that the matter had been greatly exagger ated. The company had certainly got a few nice small speciments, which were now in Millthorpe, and a small vein was showing gold so far, but it might be only patchy. He deprecated too much being said, as there was no thing whatever to cause a rush to Guyong. Mr. Bragg, secretary of the company, and Messrs. C. Dutton and M. G-uinan (shareholders) expressed similar opinions, the latter stating that he was on the spot all Tuesday af ternoon, and though two parallel shafts had been sunk they got noth ing in one, and only a trace of gold in the other. While hoping that the speculators will be successful we see no need to exaggerate the position of affairs, which might result in bring ing a lot of poor unfortunate people here and putting them to exp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 12 January 1912
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