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ALLEGED LARCENY BY FINDING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Alleged Larceny By Finding. Wm. Williams was summoned on a charge of having stolen one bag of flour, valued at 9s, the pro perty of Augustine Rouge, at For bes on 21st December. Mr. Moloney appeared for the defence. Constable Jenkinson and two other'witnesses gave evidence for the prosecution, to the effect that a bag of flour obtained for prosecutor by a' friend had been left on the roadside near his homo on the Grenfell-road, for him to se cure, but before he took it away defendant came along and look it home in a dray. Defendant elec ted to be Bummarily dealt w! h and the defence was that ho took tho flour home becauuo he thought it was lost, and he intended to deliver it over to tho police. The P.M.. found a verdict of not guilty.
CHARGE OF STEALING DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Change oi'' Stealing Dismissed. James Harper was charged with having stolen from the dwelling house of Jane Hampton, the sum of £5 16s 6d, the property of Theresa Horsefall, at Forbes on December 29th. The ease for the prosecution was conducted by Sub Inspector Nolan. Evidence was given by Senior 'Constable Wilson as to his arrest of the accused, and that he found in his possession 9s 9^d in silver and copper. He also detailed a certain conversation he had with accused. Theresa Horsefall, prosecutor, deposed that she arrived in Forbes from Orange on 29 h December, and went to Mrs. Hampton's board ing house. In her room there, she left her purse, containing £5 16s 6d in one side of it and 4s 6d in another, in a peggy bag under her hat on her bed, and went down stairs to another part of the house. That was eleven o'clock in the ! morning. Oil returning to her ; room at 2.30 p.m., she found that £5 16s 6d had been taken from her purse, and only 4s 6d remained in it. Accused was on the ...
Lester's Foul Fighting. SMITH WINS ALL THE WAY. Lester Disqualified in 14th Round. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Lester's Foul Fighting. SMITH WINS'AM j TH!i WAV. Lester Disqualified in 14th Hound. .IJji.vo Smith easily outpointed Jack Lester in every round of the 14 Lester in every round of the 11 f')U ght at the Stadium on Monday night ooiitest was witnessed by a very large crowd. The American scaled LHst. 2% lb., and Sni'ith list. 111b. Lester appeared to be suffering somewhat from (lie effects of his weight reduction. Lseter rushed in madly as soon as the gong went, and swung a ter rific right at Smith, which the Aus Iralian easily avoided. He adopted these^ tactics throughout several rounds, but Smith had no difficulty ill dodging the blows. In the second and third rounds Lester landed several kidney punches in the clinches, and eventually Super intendent Goukler told Referee Bak er that there must be a clean break. The crowd was delighted at Smith's showing, and on several occasions loudly hooted Lester for his unfair ness. Smith piled up a substantial lead light up to the 12th round, wh...
Sunday Morning's Storm. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Sunday Morning's Storm, j A very heavy wind and thunderstorm followed for a couple of hours by a steady fall of rain, broke over the district be tween 6 and 7 o'clock on Sunday morning. The wind blew fiercely for a couple of hours from the north, and then gave a-way to refreshing rain which was of appreui able benefit in cooling the atmosphere temporarily, and also in replenishing water supplies. The registration at the Forbes Host Office up to nine o'clock on I Sunday morning, ny which time the rain had practically ceased, was Co points, and we gather that other local and district registrations were about the same. The downpour caused a marked fresh in the lagoon, and on Sunday evening the water commenced to overflow part of the road • j way at Wood's Crossing, as a result of the j incoming water from gilgais and water- j ways on the Parkes road.
THE ANNUAL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
TI1E ANNUAL CONCERT. The annual Scotch concert was held in the Town Ilall on Monday night, when complete success was achieved in point of attendance, the hall being crowded to its fullest ca pacity, many additional chairs be ing brought in in the effort to ac commodate all present. The pro gramme submitted was of a varied and entertaining nature, and taken all through was full of merit. There was, however, a marked absence of the honored popular Scotch airs that arc usually looked for as in separable from such a gathering, though of course the bagpipes and the frequent dancing items, with a couple of Scotch songs given by one o£ two of the artists, served to keep in mind beyond all doubt the nature of the celebration. The leading vocalist o£ the even ing was Miss Winnie Fraser, a Syd ney lady, who accomplished dis tinct success and gained loud ap plause in both her principal appear ances. In the first part of the programme Miss Fraser, who has a first class contralto voice of more t...
TO-DAY'S TEST PLAY. Melbourne, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
TO-DAY'S TEST. PLAY. Melbourne, Friday. The test match was resumed to day iii showery waethor. The Aus tralians went to the wickets for their second innings. Lunch time scores were: — lielloway, e Gunn, b Foster 13 Isardsley, run out 1(3 Ilill, c Gunn, b Barnes 0 Trumper, b Barnes 2 Armstrong, not out 11 Hansford, not out 3 Sundries 9 Total, 4 wickets for 6i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
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Presbyterian Moderator in Forbes. SPECIAL CHURCH SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Presbyterian Moderator in Forbes. SPECIAL CHURCH SI&lt;J1JVJ0J29. The Moderator of the Presbyterian General Assembly : of v. . New South Wales, Rev. K. Kay, M.A., arrived in Forbes on Friday^morning on an official visit to the .Forbes charge, and on Sunday, ho conduct ed special services in, the local^ Presbyterian Church. On Saturday night the visiting clergyman was accorded a" civic /wel come to the town, at the Council Chambers. The Mayor, Aid, Ed wards, presided, and had on his right the guest of the day, while aeated around the table were a number of aldermen, while others were prevented from attending on account of the fact that it was Sat urday evening', and apologies were i made for their absence. There were also presont Rev. J. McDowell and a number of other citizens. The .Mayer spoke briefly and extended to the Moderator a hearty welcome to the town, and expressed the hope that his visit here would be pleas ureable to himself, and profitable to those whom he had co...
Should Lake Cowal be Full? WYALONG RESIDENT'S INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Should Lake Cowa! be Full? WY ALONG RESIDENT'S INQUIRY. In recent issues of tlie Wyalong "Star" Mr. J. N. Crowley, a well Known resident of that town, wrote at length in support of an affirma tive answer to the inquiry contain ed in the caption line. Addressing the editor of the jour nal of which lie is part proprietor, he expressed the opinion that it was necessary in the public interest to initiate a controversy on the subject, and he proceeded to put his view of the matter in these terms:— "I might point out that this pro posal is no imagination—simply a resurrection of the conditions of the past — conditions altered, I say, very much to the detriment of the district and the people resident therein—simply to gratify the mo nopolistic ideas of a few landgrabb ers, who were not satisfied till they acquired the land which had form ed the beds of lakes and swamps created by nature. "Some twenty years ago the powers that be were induced to con struct an embankment along the tank of th...
The Land Appeal Court. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
The Land Appeal Court At the hist regular monthly meeting of the executive committee of the Stock owners' Association of New South Wales a letter was received from the Minister for Lands asking for further particulars rc deputation sought fiom the Stockowners' Association and other kindred I odies, and stating that if the interview related to the appointment of Mr. Rennie as a member of the Land Appeal Court, no good could result from the deputation, as Mr. Rennie has been definitely, appointed by the Cabinet. The following resolution was unanimously passed, that a strong protest should be entered by this Association against the latest appointment to the Land Appeal Court of an officer from the Lands Department, thus constituting a Court comprised of three cx-Under ecretaries tor Lands, leaving it without any representative of the Crown tenants or a chairman with legal training, which is contrary to the intention of the Legis lature as indicated by the original consti tution of such...
Orange Races. FIRST DAY'S RACING. Lady Rice Wins the Handicap. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Orange Races. TiUST DAY'S RACING. Lady Rice Wins the Handicap. The Orange Jockey Club commenced its New Yeai's meeting on Monday in glorious weather, and in the presence of a record gathering. Results Opening Handicap.—6 fur. Malt Rose, 9.5 (Manning) I M.K., 8 3 (Johnston) ... 2 Truxton King, 8.6 (Lillyman) ... ... 3 Other starter : Master Murillo 6 12. Betting: 5 to 4 M.K., 2 to I Malt Rose, 3 to I Truxton King. Malt Rose led from the rise of the barrier and won all the way. Time, I.i6j Ivangaroobie Handicap.—7 fur. The Acolyte, 9.5 (Lillyman) I •Bon Frisco, 7.9 (Manning) 2 Cincinatti, 7-2 (McHugh) 3 Other starters : Maesmoro 8.6, Unda 8.i> Arice, 7.5, lirebin 7.5. Betting : Evens Acolyte, 5 to I Unda and Maesmore, 4 to I Erebin, 6 to 1 Cin cinatti, 7 to I Bon Frisco. The Acolyte went to the front shortly after the barrier rose and led to the finish, winning easily by six lengths. Time, 1.314. N Trial .Stakes.—6 fur. Happy Lady, 8.1 (Dougherty) I The White Knight, 7.10 (Lillyman...
ANOTHER SHIPWRECK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
ANOTHER SHIPWRECK. The Norwegian ship Askorft, 1616 tons, bound from South America to Newcastle, has become a total wreck in Elizabeth Bay. The ship struck last Wednesday night, and nothing was saved. Anderson, the mate, with nine men in one boat, and the captain and nine men in another one left the wreck together. Anderson's boat has arrived at Yamba, Clarence River, having travelled 300 miles, and all the men were in a bad way after their trying experience. A later message states that the cap tain's boat and its occupants have landed safely at Noumea, New Caledonia, this morning.
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. The members ol' tlic Rifle Club spent a very pleasant clay on Monday in competi tion for trophies presented as follows:— 1st, gold medal presented by Messrs. W. Shervington and H. Beasley ; 2nd, shaving outfit presented by Mr. S. P. Ford;"3rd, case pipes pre sented by Captain Bates. D. Hansard shot remarkably well for a new shooter, and annexed the gold medal with a score of 98 (hdep. 9 points). The second prize fell to Roland Kelly with a score of 97 (6 hdep ), and the third prize to A. Mc Dougall (scr.), with a score of 96 off the riflle (a remarkably good performance). Several shooters only competed at one or two ranges, hence their low scores, which were as follows:— D. Hansard R Kelly A. McDougall A. Miller \Y, McMahon J. H Hassall \V. Boon P. Ford J. H. Bates J. Fielder W. Luthje H. Beasley F. Crippen W. Stone J. Girdham C. Muller C Buclda'nd T. Kelly T. Twist Ammunition prizes 50 rounds each stage were won by J. H. Hassell at 200 yards, J. Fielder at 500 ya...
Religious Services. METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
Religious Services. MKTHODIST CHURCH. Sn inlay, January ,7th—forbcs, II a.m. (Sacrament.) ,, ,, ,, Korbts, 7.30 p m. ,, „ ,, D.irr.obalgic 3 p.m. Rev. A. \V. Par to ii.
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OFFICIAL LUNCHEON. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 January 1912
OFFICIAL LUXG'HFOX. At the official luncheon held in the pavilion Chief 'Wallace Hunter welcomed the visitors, and said lie was glad to see so many old friends again present and new friends who might later become old friends. Cal edonian societies were on the in i.-rease throughout New South Wales and the latest he had heard was that Peak Hill was contemplating the formation of a society. He also believed that the Parkes people were on the verge of forming a society. Latterly ho had heard that the big jwn of Bathurst was shortly to form a society. This was the first time for Bathurst. (A voice: TJie.v had a society about twenty years ago). Forbes had had its ups and downs, but had stuck to its Caledo nian society through thick and thin, and he thought the present meet ing would be one of the most pros perous of the society. He had to apologise for the absence of Dr. Smith Marr, of J31ayney, who had written that owing to urgent per sonal business he was unable to be with the society ...