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METHODIST HARVEST FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
METHODIST HARVEST FESTIVAL The annual harvest festival ser vices in tho Forbes Methodist Church were held on Sunday, and passed off very successfully. 'There wero large congregations, particular ly at the evening service.. Tho church was elaborately and taste fully decorated with an abundant quantity of farm produce, vegetables and fruit, included in which was a very choice supply of grapes. The work of decoration was carried out on Saturday afternoon and evening, and the workers are to bo compli mented on the result of their lab ors. Tho preacher for the day was Kev, A. W. Partoh, his subject in tho morning being "Wheat in the Barn," and in the evening "Tho Un reaped Corner." The singing of special anthems and appropriate hymns was a feature of each service On Monday night lite annual fruit social was held in the school hall, and was fairly well attended. The early part of the evening was occu pied with a musical'programme, un der the chairmanship of Mr. J. Ponaghey, in the absence...
ACCIDENT TO POLICE CONSTABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
ACCIDENT TO I'dLICJE CONSTAJildi. Mounted Constable Cobcroft, at tached. to the Forbes police force, sustained an .unfortunate accident on Monday morning, which has in capacitated him from duty for a fur ther jieriod—it was his first day on duty after a previous accident. He was attempting to mount an unruly horse in the yard at the back of the police station, and had the bridle twisted round his arm when the an imal pulled away and jerked Con stable Cobcroft's shoulder right out of joint. Constable 'fully came to his comrade's assistance, and the injured man was taken to the hos pital. There the dislocated mem ber was forced back into its proper place, and Constable Cobcroft was subsequently taken to his own home
SHOOTING ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
SHOOTING ACCIDENT. A shooting accident occurred on Alone!ay evening at Mr. Foo'b resi dence on the Condobolin road. .Mr. Tom Curry and Master Hoy Foo were handling two guns, when that in the bands of young Foo unexpect edly discharged and the bullet hit Mr, Curry on the right arm and thence ricochetted into his eye. The young man suffered considerably Xrom the injury.
FEDERAL LAND TAX APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
FEDERAL LAND TAX APPEAL. I In the appeal to the last District Court in Forbes by Messrs W. L. Wilcox and C. IT. ISdols, as trustees of Mrs. Robertson's marriage settle ments, against tlie land tax assess ment by the Commissioner lor Fed eral Land Tax, it will be remember ed that points were raised on, belialf of appellants which at the time were under consideration in a case before the High Court, and tlie matter was adjourned until a decis ion was arrived at by tlio I-Iigh Court. Mr. John liobinson,, Forbes, solicitor for the appellants has now been informed by the Crown Solici tor that on account of the decision of the High Court it has been decid ed to abandon tlis assessment. The whole amount of the tax has been refunded to the trustees of the set tlements by the Federal Land Tax Commissioner. [This report was in advertably omitted from our last is sue.— -Jill. F.T.]
BABY IN A BASKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
BAKY IX A BASKKT. The porter at Sulpliide-street stat ion made a ghastly discovery in a luggage room at Broken Hill on Friday. A dress basket was remov ed from one of the shelves, and on being opened was found to contain the decomposed body of a female child, wrapped in a black skirt. The basket arrived from Adelaide six days previously.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
«820 REWARD. THE above Reward will be paid to any person giving sucli information as will lead to the conviction of any one Destroying- Rabbit-proof fencing on Burrawang Station. THOS. EDOLS & CO. £20 Reward. THE above Reward will bo paid for information that will lead to the conviction of any person or persons damaging the Netting fences on Ooma, or leaving Netting Gates open Trespassers prosecuted. JOHN I. DENT, NOTICE. ANY Person found SHOOTING, HUNTING, or Otherwise TRESPASS ING on PRA11UELANDS will be prosecuted without respect to per sons. All previous permissions cancelled WALLACE HUNTER. NOTICE. Any Person found Shooting, Pish ing, Hunting, or otherwise trespass ing on BOYD RUN will be prosecut ed without respect to persons. ST1TT BROS. NOTICE. After this date any person found Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Using the Private Tracks, or otherwise Trespassing on any pari, of Carra wobbity, Traversdale, and Wonga ^'cng, will bo prosecuted. All previous permissions cancelle...
The Land Appeal Court. OBJECTION TO THERE EXUNDER SECRETARIES. A FORBES PROTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
The Land Appeal Court, i oujiicxio.v I'O TUimis i:\ L'M)15It SJ^CKKTAKIKS, A FOJIUKS PROTEST. At tho monthly meeting of the Farmers and Settlers' Association branch in Forbes 011 Saturday after- ' nooii, Air. K. Officer, who was in the chair, reforred to tho recent ap pointment of Mr. C. li. Itenuie as a member of the Laud Appeal court, thus constituting the court of tnree ex-Under Secretaries of the Lands Department. He said it was a mat ter he would like the association to take into very serious consideration. Without saying one word against Mr Ronnie, he thought they would be looking after their own interests if they took some steps to object to the alterations in the personnel of the court. Very often even in tak ing cases before the local land board it was of great value to have practical men who could fairly weigh the value of evidence before them. Unfortunately a very large proportion of cases sent on to the Land Appeal Court were cases in the Lands Department was one jof the...
FATHER CAMPION IN ILLHEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
.FAT HE It CV1M1MOX IN ILL I1KALTH. The- Jlev. Father Campion, of Parkes, who has been appointed par ish priest oi Forbes, in succession to the late Dean McAulift'e, has been having very indifferent health of late Eariy last year ho spent several ■weeks in Lewisliam Hospit al, and on Tuesday last week he un derwent a serious nasal operation there, which has left him very weak and the Sistors say he will not be able to ieave his room for at least a month. Father Campion's many friends will deeply sympathise with liim in liis illness. vocate." —"National Ad i
Melbourne Six Days' Race. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
ielbourne Six Days' Race. Aii immense crowd witnessed the finish oi" the six days' bicycle racc ut the Exhibition Ground, Mel bourne, on Patui'day. Great excite ment toolc place at S.40 when a sprint took place lor the £10 prize Tor the l'irst man to complete 2000 f miles. Ilehir secured the prize, with McNaiuara second. Towards tlio end of the big' race, Dotzauer and Bell, being a lap behind the leaders, had to retire from the course shortly after 10 o'clock, th\ men left in the final being Clark, Goulett, Lawson, Grenda, Lloyd, and Croolce. Grenda led for tho first two and a halt' laps, when Goulett took a hand. The winner of the Sydney sprint kept in front and won by a wheel from Lawson, who beat Clark by a length and a half. The order of the teams at tlio finish was: Goulett and Heliir 1, Lawson and Mitten 2, Clark and McNaiuara 3, Grenda and Walker 4, Lloyd and Gascoyne 5, Crooko and Yeend &lt;J. Tho mileage covered was 20U'5 miles. Tlio longest distance covered in a si...
REV. FATHER CASEY'S FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
JiEV. FATHEK CASKY'S FARE AVKLL. Tlie iicv. Father Casey, who has been assistant to the lute Dean .Mc Auliffo and who has been transferr ed to Cowra, preached his farewell sermon at St, .Lawrence's Church on Sunuay last. Tho rev. gentlemen thanked the members of tho congre gation and also the members of the various societies in connection with the church for the assistance ren dered him during his six years resi dence. He made feeling reference to the late Dean, and concluded a feeling address by asking tho pray ers of tho congregation for Iris future welfare.
The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. New Zealand Loan anil Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd., Sydney, report that at their auction sale held on Thursday, 22nd j instant, they found no alteration in the market for freshly offered wool. Cata logues contained no superior wool. 1 he company sold greasy to I id, scoured pieces to l8d. John Bridge and Co., Ltd., report that on Thursday, 22nd instant, they brought forward their last catalogue of the weekly series of sales consisting of 2,250 bales. Very few good to superior wools were offered, the catalogue for the most part being made up of clips mixed in quality, skirty and also twice offered parce.s. lit making a comparison with the last sale hey found the market firm at the best rates of the week for any new wools showing good quality, but twice offered lots, and badly skirted lines showed some ! irregularity. , The closing auctions of the -weekly series of wool sales in the Sydney market, were held during the past week. Cata" logues were natural...
Farmers and Settlers' Association. I [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Farmers and Settlers' As-' sociation. I The regular monthly meeting of the Forbes branch ol the Farmery and Settlers' Association was heltl on Saturday afternoon in the Shire Council chambers. In the absence from town of the president, Mr JlhiioU, Mr. li. Officer was voted to tne chair. There was fair at tendance of members. The principal item in the corres pondence was a letter from the sec retary of the South Western _ Dis trict Council of the association at Wos; Wyalong in reference to the work of collecting funds & arrang ing evidence in connection with the Ku.-al Workers' Union claims be foro the Federal Arbitration Court, and also inquiring -whether the Forbes branch desired the services of the organiser employed by the council in the Lachlan electorate; the terms o£ that gentleman's ap pointment were the payment of a salary £5 per week gud that as yoiation members should drive him round the district. Hegardiug the first -matter, it was resolved, on the motion of Messr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Sulky for Sale. PRACTICALLY NEW. On View at E. T. PETTETT'S in Lachlan Street. Apply to— JAMES HAMPTON, Rankin Street, Forbes. Lost TWO MAGPIES. Reward ou re turning to— MISS 11. BURK13, The Bungalow, Forbes. ■WANTED.—A young girl to as sist in the house. Apply— MISS BROOKE. Camp Hill. Wanted PAINTERS, used to Swinging Scaffold. A. BALL, Contractor. New Steel Reservoir Water Works, FORBES. Firewood. TENDERS WANTED for 100 to 500 CORDS of WOOD, five (5) foot lengths. To be delivered at Works at once. FORBES FREEZING CO,, Ltd., DAROOBALGIE. To Let. BOARDING HOUSE in the main street, large House with large balcony. Posses sion on the 27th. Good opportunity for a lady with a couple of daughters. H. W. HASLAM, Commission Agent, MOLONG. Tenders. WANTED TENDERS for DIGGING OUT RABBIT BURROWS on 1400 acres on WALLA- WALLA (T. M. Dunn.) Specifications ana further particulars on application to the undersigned. Tenders Close SATURDAY, MARCH 9th. W, E. MOORE, BROOKE & CO. Eugowra School...
LET THE EMINENT VIENNA OPTICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
LET THE EMINENT VIENNA OP TICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. At the very first signs of failing or defective vision you should have your eyes attended to without de lay. Mr. Basser, the eminent Vi enna Ophthalmic Optician, will be in this town on the date mention ed below, when your eyes may !i>o scientifically and skilfully tested free of charge, and suitable glass es supplied if necessary. This gen tleinnn has secured high credent ials, by examination ill the leading Optica] Institutes of Vienna, Berlin, L»resden, London, and New York. He is also a qualified Master vt tho British Optical Association. Mr. Basser may be consulted in person at the Albion Hotel, Forbes, on Tuesday, March 5th. Mr. Bas Bcr'B permanent address it4 Cbn'jiB JJoyse, Sydney.
A Trundle Land Case. QUESTION OF COMPENSATION. SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
A Trundle Land Case. QUESTION OF COMPENSATION. SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS LAND BOARD. In the Full Court in Sydney on Thurs day last, before the Chief Justicc, Sir William Cullen, Mr. Justice Pring and Mr Justicc Sly, an appeal was heard in which Mr. Hanbury Davies, instructed by the Crown Solicitor, appeared for the Minister I for Lands, appellant; and Mr. Pike, in structed by Messrs. Robson and Cowli shaw, for William Hubert Cannon, of Trundle, respondent. In this case the I point at issue was whether the Crown should pay a lessee for improvements only, or whether he was entitled to be paid for the land as if it were an unconverted conditional purchase. This was a special case stated by the Land Appeal Court for decision in pur suance of the provisions of section VI. of section 8 of the Crown Lands Act of 1889, in which an issue under the Public Roads Act of 1902 was raised in connection with the appraisement of compensation for land resumed under the Act from the re spondent's conditio...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
CJUCKET. On Saturday afternoon a match was played 011 the cricket ground between S. Summers' and K. Era melt's teams. Tlie match, owing- to most of Mr. Summers' team not turning up, was very one sided. Summers side totalled 84, ' and F. Farrand, 45, topped the score. Em mett's team scored 249, R. Em mett 01 retired, H. Ellis 58 retired, and J. Shiels 52 retired. Next Sat urday, 2nd March, the Civil Ser vants intend playing the rest of Forbes.