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The London Money Market. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
The London Money Market. Considering the spirited character of the public works policy of the Stato and of the Commonwealth we have heard surprisingly little lately of the condition of the London money market. We shall assuredly have to resort to it before long, or, in the alternative, to hold public works in abeyance. Private advices are not of a reassuring character. English capitalists know all about the destruc tive character of the. late drought, the freaks of labor, its hostility to imrai | gration, its spoliatory taxation, and ! its inveterate determination to en croach on the domain of private en terprise. And, according to some ac counts, they seem to know nothing else. Hence, there is a difficulty in ob taining money for Australian pro jects. There is, however, no occasion to be disheartened. The developments compla'ned of are only a passing phase of Australian history. There is ample warrant for the belief that the incubus will be shaken off as light heartedly as it was a...
"What Have You Been Doing Now?" [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
"What Have You Been Doing Now?" Whenever Ministers come forward with assurances that the state of af fairs is not such as it might be sup posed to be, the question invariably asked is, "What have they been doing now?" A Sunday school boy is cre dited, "with having put this question to his teacher in a highly disconcerting manner, "I'm afraid, Tommy, I sha'n't see you in Heaven,'* said the teacher, commenting on some juvenile escapade. "Why, what have you been doing now?" was the innocent and unexpected rejoinder. Mr. .Beeby, Mr. I-Iolman and Mr. Dacey have been lifting up their voices In concert to assure us that Ministers have no in tention of re-establishing the reign of political ascendancy in the railway department; also to disabuse our minds of the impression that the rela- . tions between the Government and the Chief Commissioner are in any way strained. What have they been doing to lead us to suppose that the contrary if as the case? Only that Mr. Dacey, the Treasurer, in who...
Caught Napping. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
Canglit tapping. The single fact that there has been a serious shortage of water in Sydney is sufflc'ent to demonstrate that some one was caught napping. The Water and Sewerage Board shunt the re sponsibility on to the "Works Depart ment. The laKer denies that it was in any way to blame. In rebutting the charge of delay, it incidentally gives us a glimpse of what is considered "quick despatch" by Government de partments. The department states that it received a communication from the Board as far back as August 30, 1909, recommending that certain work for the 'amplification of the water sup ldy should be taken in hand, and car ried to completion during the follow ing five -years. The_ proposals were reported upon by the officers of the Department in the following month ; and were then submitted to the Cab inet, to Parliament, and to the Public Works Committee. "In due course." The Act authorising the work was passed on December 22nd, 1910, four teen months after the requisition had ...
The Late Mr. Justice Cohen. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
The Late Mr. Justice Cohen. General regret is expressed at the death of Mr. Justice Cohen, at the comparatively early age .of 71, when most judges are enjoying life on a lib eral pension. There were three points about the late judge that endeared him to the mercantile, and, later, to the industrial community of Sydney. First his unwearied patience; next his strenuous application to the cases wlv'ch came before him; and, last, but by no means least, the fact that ho had had practical experience of com mercial life, and, therefore, was often able to grasp the force of considera tions which would almost certainly have escaped the attention of a judge' less practised in mercantile matters. It was thought, in some quarters, in deed, that his knowledge of the diffi culties of business life would have prevented him from taking any part in the administration of legislation to egregiously and hopelessly one-sided as the compulsory Arbitration Act. His experience, however, had been on the mer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
&lt; Kingly Drink with a Kingly / > Title— SCOTCH WHISKY One of the principal brands of The Distillers ComPany L^* Largest Scotch Whisky Distillers in the ^Vorld, Capital employed over .£3,000,00c EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND. Sydney—Ansrel Place. Melbourne—5», William Street. % ANTHONY HQHDEHHS' FOR THE RuLgWHiTE fe No, i'-i 1 .— WHITE TREADLE SEWING MACHINE.—With Vi brating shuttle movement. Oak or Walnut Woodwork. Drop Head, with Automatic TJft; Cabinet Front; 2 Drawers, and Nickel platcd Fly-wheel. Complete with King- Steel Set of Attachments. PriCe, £S 12s Gd. Bt;v THE WHITE— To turn out more and better sew ing with less labor. For it&lt;! lijrht running, easy sow ing qualities. For its line mechanical adjust ment. For its beauty of construction and durability. For its incomparable labor-saving devices which are exclusively White; for example, Its tension Indicator, &c. For its attachments, and many improved features. g Write for price list, post free.** A1TH0...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
| SPORTING. i Amongst tho horses that changed hands at limbs' Bazaar on Monday, were; Burleigh Merv, by Merv (imp.), J. Hurley, I3gus; Miss Meryella .14.2; by Mervella, J Hurloy, 27gs; Sweet ness (13.3) by Souvenir, M. ltyau, Hi gus; ch.in., 4 yrs, by Impressano (imp.), J. jJevul, 24ga; b.g., 4yrs, by kenloy, J. Hui-ley, 18gs; Gay Polly, by Gameboy, J. .Duval, ISJgs; "Wyong Lad, E. Soper," 30gs. Andy Kerr, the Coogee Bunyip, writes:—"The Bulletin last week got enthusiastic over. the W.A. Tote pay ing a divvy of 174 to 1 on a horse named Kor Weei, and asking who ever heard of a Tommy laying anything like that to advise them quick. Po I got busy and informed ttfiat only iast Wednesday, at Victoria Park ' l.iui 2000 to 1 (£500 to 5/) each of norses in the Maiden Handicap, Viuo and Holette. Sam day, in tlie i4 Jia:u;s Maiden, laid 1200 to 1 (££100 to each about Beauty, Hasten, Uor :u ytar and Game Polly; also laid J U U1 the first time Lady C'iarette. .VLiy Morn's victory cost me £300 t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
BACKACHE AND KIDNEY TROUBLES. "For about eighteen months I suf fered with my back and kidneys, also with billions headaches," writes Mrs. Drane, 110 Hiley-street, Hyde Park, Sydney, "Consequent upon the latter trouble I could not eat. Although I tried all kinds of medicine my con dition grew worse, till I could not get about my work owing to the terr ible aches about my' body. Finally I was recommended to use Dr. Shel don's Gin Pills, and they quite cured me; the pa&lt;ns having completely dis appeared." Price 1/fi and 2/6 Obtain able from A. F. Stanford, Plowman, A. Farr, J, HWIm'es antl B. I. WaTTcreV. Preliminary Notice. TIC Hoise Of Good Vfllie, We are preparing the biggest Sale Proposition ever placed before the public of the District, " • Our Sale Bills will reveal a harvest of Genuine Bar gains that will stamp our Sales as the Greatest WOney Saving Event Of the Season. W. J. NEEDHAM, The House of Good Value, MILLTHORPE. We will make it worth your while to do business ...
THE LUCK OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
THE LUCK OP IT. On Mangrove heights, above the Hawkesbury, two and a half years ago, there -was but one selector in the Po pran Creek part, without postal ser vice nearer than Goeford, 16 miles i east. The department tardily grantea-j a mail once a week.a year ago; now it has been let as a thrice a week i service—Monday, Wednesday, and Fri day, returning Tuesday, Thursday, and 'Saturday. This man Is evidently on velvet, having a special mall service all on his own. We find it a difficulty In getting a mail once a week to places where there are thirty inhabitants, and by the same token should have a mail twice a day instead of only twice a week.
P. AND A. ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
P. AND A. ASSOCIATION. In connection with tko jubiloo of the above association it is just as well to remind 1/he farmers, orchardists, and stock-owners that to make the show a record one, thoy must assist all they konw how, and the only way to do it is to send along exhibits. Orange is noted far and wide for the high class nature oAits flowers, fruit, and produce and stock, and 50 per cent, of exhibits ovor what we had last show will go far towards making the exhibi tion one that can be quoted all over the west..
GRAMAPHONE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
GRAMAPIIONE CONCERT. Mr. Jluschpler, tho energetic man ager ' of Nicholson's anil Co.'s, Ltd., is to give another of his delightful open-air gramaphonc concerts from the balcony of the firm's business place in Summer-street, on 'Sunday night. The entertainment will com mence at 9 o'clock sharp, and there is no doubt that a repitition of the large audience that greeted the pre vious concerts will b© in evidence. Mr. Ruschpler is deserving of the thanks of the Orange public for his generosity in providing a Sunday night musical treat.
BUSINESS CHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
BUSINESS CHANGE. To-day the Empire Hotel starts on a new course, under fresh manage ment, Mr. W. Crook having disposed of his little gold mine to Mr. Rob erts, of Bathurst. The new licensee comes with a good reputation, and lias been a popular boniface in the neighboring town of Bathurst, and is not wholly unknown here. The Era pire is on© of tlio best situutcd hotels in the town, and hag always driven a good trade. Orange is fortunate in having an able successor to our popu lar Billy Crook, who. was forced to leave only on account, of illness in his family. The sale of the bus noss was effected by Mr. Harry Chandler, of Peisley-street.
A.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
A.O.F. Next Tuesday night will bo tho JMn ancial night of Court Littlo John, No. G0!)6, A.O. Foresters. Tho roport and balance-sheet will bo presonted, also installation of ollicers will tako placo. A large attendanco of Foresters is an ticipated. Intending membors should be at the liall at 8.15 p.m.
WEST'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
WEST'S PICTURES. Ifc seems almost superogatory to in-I tiniate that the West's Pictures Co. will submit another specially good pro gramme of well-selected pictures at tho Australian Hall next Wednesday night. The following items will con stitute the programme:—Alarriago of Jane (comic). Italian War sories (na val), Patha Gazetto (topical), The Branded Shoulder (dramatic), Intrepid Davy (comic), Hill and the ller (comic), The Bullet Dancer (dramatic), -»and wifely jealousy (comic). Tho Ballet Dancer is a film of 3000 feot, and will bo voted a delightful picture.
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
BOWLS, To-day t'ho attention of tho patron isers of "Yo olde English gayino of bowls" is drawn to tho fact that tho champion rink of Bathursfc enters competition with tho champion rink of Orange. Tho match will start at 11 a.m., and tho Bathurst champions competing will bo Messrs. Curran, Shepherd, Edgeloy, and Gartroll; while Orange will bo represented by Messrs. Warren, Leo, Thwaite, and Kilgour. Tho three rink match will start at! 3 p.m. Bowlers are requested to 'bring along refreshments. An enjoyable contest is looked forward to.
A DANGEROUS PRACTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
A DANGEROUS PRACTICB The danger of throwing articles from railway trains was illustrated at Dapto on Thursday, when Join Thompson, a fettler, was struck on the head by a beer bottle cast out of the train by a passenger. Thompson had .stood aside to let, the train pass, when he was struck violently behind the ear. The blow felled him to the ground. Tie was carried home In an unconscious condition by his fellow workmen, and he remained uncon scious for several hours.
LEFT ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
LEFT ORANGE. Mr. James Paton and family, who have "been staying in Oranpo for the past three months, took their depart ure for Sydney yesterday morning. Mr. Paton was for a long time one of our western publicans, and recently sold out of the Trundle Hotel. He is on the look-out for another business and has his eye on Lithgow.
BAPTIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
BAPTIST CHURCH. A forward movement is in project !n connection with tha work r Orange Baptist Church. It has been proposod to erect a new church build ing upon a more centrally situated site. Mr. Ardill, the President of the Baptist Union of New South Wales, and the Rev. A. J. Waldoclc, the Hoift Mission Superintendent, are expectet" to visit Orange at an early date to confer with the members of the leca'" church regarding the scheme.
INCOME TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
INCOME 'TAX. February 10th is the last day for the payment of the income tax, and the relief given to the taxpayer when the Wade Government raised the ex emption on incomes derived from per sonal exertions to £1000 is now at an end. All persons carrying on any business, Including grazing or farm ing of every description (whether the land used in this direction he Crown lease or freehold), trade or profes sion on their own account are re i quired to furnish income returns,' frre I spective of the amount of their in come. Under the law passed by Par liament. last month, the exemption is lowered to £300. There is a conces sion to parents in the provision which raise.? the £300 exemption by .er,0 in respect of each child under the ape. of 1G years. A return of income in the case.of a person in rfiee'pt of-sal ary or wages only, and who has not previously been a taxpayer, is not re quired if the gross amount of such salary of wages, does not exceed G"G0. Failure to send in your returns i...
MONSTER STORE SHEEP SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 13 January 1912
i" MONSTER STORK SHKKP SALE. Ulasson, Couison, and McLachian advertise in this issue thav they will sell at the Corporation lards, Urauge, in February, date to be fixed later, iiO.UUU choice sheep. The agents ad vise us that tliey will yard the biggest store lot of slioop ever yarded in Or auge/ Included in the yarding will be i.'U,UU0 crossbreds. They aro all direct Iroia.owners aud breeders, and aro for absuiut'01 sale. Owners wishing to oi ler sheep at this salu aro advised to send particulars to the agents so that they can bo advertised with the others. Full particulars and date will bo ad vertised later.