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The Royal Show. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
The Royal Show. The Royal Show, which begins on April 2nd next in Sydney, promises lo bo even larger than any of its immediate predecessors. Tlio sec retary states that applications for schedules from exhibitors who have not previously shown at the Royal have been extremely numerous. The other States in the Common wealth are particularly well repre sented in this respect. So far, on ly the wheat entries have closed, and these have been very satisfact ory. The Council is carrying out extensive improvements on the show around, and numbers of exhibitors are improving their premises, while others are building substantial per manent structures in which to ex hibit for a number of years. At present some i'00 laborers and tradesmen are employed on the show ground and the place is as busy as a small town. The princi pal works being carried out by the society are a large cattle pavilion and other improvements in that sec tion which will practically complete the remodelling of that part of th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
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RACE CLUB RIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
HACK ClA'H lUGll'IK. Mr. "\V. Iv. Garnsey, Son;-, will soli by auction on Saturday next the rights in connection with the Forbex Jockey Club animal meeting. The •sale will take place at the Albion Hotel, commoncing at u p.m, and as tho meotini; promises to be a good one good prices should bo ob tained.
BROKEN HILL, ALDERMEN FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
BROKEN HILT, ALDERMEN PINED. A report from Broken Hill states that at a meeting of the Municipal Council on Thursday night the In dependent aldermen who left, the meeting called i'or the purpose of electing a. Mayor for the ensu ing term, were, under the ordi nances of the Local Government Act each fined £2, on a motion moved by Aid. Long.
FIFIKLD MINING MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
PIPIKLD MLMNCi MATTERS. At Parkes on Thursday at the Warden's Court an application by A. C. Morris for a special lease of 20!) acres at Fifield was refused. An application for a further suspension o£ labour conditions on the magnes ite leases near Fifield was also re fused. The hearing of the cases oc cupied nearly 12 hours.
A PAYABLE MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
a i'ayaimjis mine. Mr. C. MePliillamy has just received some interesting returns from stuff got from Iiis mine at Melrose Plains. Altogether 181 tons were put through in two months for a, return of 6s 0d, which' ruust be considered highly satisfact ory. A further consignment of 113 tons of material was treated later, and Mr. MePliillamy states that this yielded an average return of £0 per toil.
EUGOWEA JOXKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
eugoavka jockey club. The committee of the Eugowra Jockey Club have issued the pro gramme for the annual meeting, to take place on Wednesday, April 3rd. The pvh'e money totals £f>3, cut up into seven events. Nomina tions for the principal events close on Wednesday, March 27th, and the other events are post entry. A special feature is made of tho £25 double trotting events.
Rosehill Races. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Roseiiill Races. Following are the result of the Rosehill races run on Saturday last:— February Stakes.—G fur. Unlimited Loo, 7.6 (Foley) . ... I Peronella, 7.5 (Pinn) ... ... 2 Five ot-ier starters. Betting : 6 to 4 Unlimited Loo, 7 to 2 Gigandra or Myrabluan, 6 to I Peronella, 15 to 33 to I others. , Won by a length. Time, 1.14ft. Granville Stakes —I mile. Belle Vive, 8 0 (J. Hadlow) ... ... 1 Silver Havoc, 8 9 (P. Peterson) ... 2 Ravonia, 7.5 (F. Farrell) ... ... 3 Nine other starters. Betting: 5 to 2 May Dande or Belle Vive, 4 to 1 Sunspray, 12 to I Veuusla, 14 to 33 to x others. Won by half a length. Time, X.43J. Nursery Handicap—5 fur. Leta, 7 0 CG. Hook;.., ... ... 1 Tartania, 7.7 (D. Burke) ... ..." 2 El Chico, 7.7 (J, P. King) ... ... 3 Fifteen others started. Betting : 5 to 2 Antho, 7 to 2 Leta, 4 to 1 bhefiield, 10 to I Prince Malster, xo to 25 to 1 others. Won by a couple of lengths. Time, 1.3. Flying Welter Handicap.—6 fur. Ayreline, S.13 (,F. Connolly.)... ... I Malt R...
GRENOBLE CLEARING SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
(jIU'JXOI.iU'j CLIOAIUNO- S.UjK, Mr. YV. II. Davies, slock and prop erly agenl, YY'est Wyalong, reports having hold u highly successful clearing out .sale on account of lUr. William Jiidiey, of Urenoble, Hena, on 1 utii iusl, when the whole ol' his farming machinery, working plant, horses, ami cattle were disposed of at satisfactory figures. Draught horses nuulo to v&lt;H>, light horses to m, bullocks to Alii IDs, cows to XI! 7s, steers to £2 11 n, heifers to 10s, calves to i'.'J,. Trinled and Published by William Brooke and Sous, at the Office of the "Forbes Times" Gas Printing Works, corner Lachlan & Browne Streets, Forbes, N.S.W.
Kalgoorlie to Port Augusta TENDERS FOR THE RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Kalgoorlie to Port Augusta xnxdeijs i-oi; tin; kaimvay. Ti'.o Federal Oaliiuet, alter a pro longed silting, oxlending over sever- ( al days, has decided to call for fend ers in Aiii'.tr;>f:.-i and in London fori inn,000 ton;; ol' steel vails and fish plat.es for the West Australian raii u ay. -Mr. Fisher was asked if litis was to indicate tiiat. flritish makers were to iiave a preference over foreign ers. lie declined to slate whether there would be a preference or not. 'J'lie tenders would he called in the various States and in London. Man ufacturers must have their lenders cnner at t lie .Home Affairs Office or liie High Couuii issioiier'.s Office, Jjonclon, iiy iVhiy -!). A guinea would bo charged l'or copied of I ho spuci iicitt.iony and lor each x>Jci11. Tlic rails arc specified lo be made by tlie •"open iieari.ii" process, and lire to be delivered part at l'ort Augusta, and part at J'Yenian tic. The intention is to begin work at both ends simultaneously, if possible. Add...
A Five-Days Working Week [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
A Five-Days Working Week The oight-liours committee in Syd ney on Friday night came to a de cision in regard to the question of live (lays as a working week. The committee's recommendations were: | "1. That, in the opinion of this committee any union permitting: its members to infringe the present principlo by working more than 8 % hours daily from Monday to Friday, inclusive, is acting inimically to the best interests of an eight-hour day. I "2. That the secretary make in- ; quirles as to what unions are allow- I ing this principle to be infringed. That this committee recom- j mends the general committee to urge the Government to have in- | serted in the proposed Eight-hour Bill, not more than 'eight hours work ft day for five days, and not more than four hours on Saturday and that all kindred bodies be ask ed to support same. "4. That copies of 1 and 3 bo sent to all oiglit-hour and labour bodies."
CENSURING THE SPEAKER MR. WOOD AGAIN EJECTED. OTHER OPPOSITION MEMBERS REMOVED. MR. WADE AND OTHERS WITHDRAW THE MOTION DEFEATED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
CENSURING THE SPEAKER — MR. WOOD AGAIN EJECTED. OTHER OPPOSITION MEMBERS REMOVED. MR. WADE AND OTHERS WITH DRAW.. ; THE MOTION DEFEATED. In the Assembly on Monday af ternoon Rlr. Levien's motion censur ing ; tlio Speaker attracted a big crowd. In answer to Air. Storey, the Similiter, intimated his intention of continuing in the chair during the debate, thus following the custom of the House oE Commons. Formal business was proceed ed with, till Mr Wood asked would the number of speakers on Mr. Lev ien's motion be curtailed, and add ed something inaudible in the press galleries. The Speaker immediately ordered him to withdraw the expres sion and apologise to the House. Three times Mr. Wood refused, and was then removed by tlio order of the Speaker. The Speaker then proceeded to name Mr. Cohen for disorder. Mi'. Levy at once asked that a re i.urn be prepared showing the num ber of members wlio have been ejected since Mr. Willis became Speaker. The request was ruled out of or der, and M...
The Cricket Trouble. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
; The Cricket Trouble. The Board of Control have sliowu the .six troublesome cricketers thai tliey can gee a le;un to represent uiis country in England and that they will not put up with any dic lation from the . siiirt piayers. Of course ii is unfortunate that the team selected does not comprise the six, or some of them, but the best has been made of a bad job, and perhaps in ihe long run it will not do any harm to tho game. It is evident that there is more in the dispute than has come to light, and no doubt some of the members of the hoard could tell a tale if they wished to do so. The team select ed is a good one, and although many of the players are young we predict tiiov will give a good ac count of themsolves. The team is as follows: —-Gregory, Minnett, Em ery, Matthews, Wliilty, Webster, Dardsley, Kelleway, Hazlitt, Mayne, Carkeek, Mci.aren. A batsman is to bo chosen in place of Hill, who has cancelled the steamer berths for himself, wife, and family. The po sition of captain...
Sport and Pastime, [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Sport and Pastime, (BV BAVARD.) lartania, who ran second to Letain the Nursery Handicap at the Rosehill races on Saturday, is by Tartan from Chatelaine (imp), and is owned by Mr. 0. S. McPhii lamy of Warroo. # # » The Bathurst jockey, W. Neil, received a broken arm through Grand Miss falling with him in the Trial Stakes at the Wallcrawang races on Saturday. # o * It is stated that only one horse has been paddocked for the two grass fed events in connection with the Nyngan Hibernian races to be held on March 201I1. * * * At the Gilgandra races 011 Thursday, Mr. Austin, stipendiary steward, disquali fied Simar, his owner (J. Crooks), and jockey (P. Wood) for six months for sus picious practices in the Opening Handicap s » * At the Tumut races on Wednesday Lanty Cassidy ran recontl to Playlield in the Railway Handicap, 6 furlongs, and on the second day he came out and won the Highweight Welter Handicap, 7 furlongs, carrying 10.4. * # ♦ The Cowra Jockey Club committee evidently apprecia...
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. Result of fourth shoot of Saturday sec tion men for Major McDonncIl rifle and trophies presented by Messrs. A. J. Bal dock and Jos. Murphy : — 200 Hep. 300 Hep, Tl. Capt. Bates 34 scr. 32 scr. 66 \V. McMahon 31 3 27 5 66 R. Kelly 30 2 31 2 65 A. Miller *35 scr. 29 scr. 64 J. Leader 30 2 28 4 64 T. Kelly 34 scr. 29 scr. 63 VV Shervinston 31 scr. 30 I 62 C. Siiervington 30 2 27 3 62 J. Girdham 3t 3 22 5 61 F. Crippen 29 I 26 2 58 J. A. Patterson 25 3 24 5 57 The dates for the fifth and sixth shoot for these trophies arc as follows :—Wed nesday section, 13th March, at 500 and 600 yards; 27th March, at 300 and 600 yards ; Saturday section, 9th March, at 500 and 600 yards; 23rd March, at 300 and 600 yards. The leading positions to date are :—P Crippen 195, Capt. Bates 191, J. C. Jenkin sop 188, J. Leader 188, J. Fielder 185, W. McMahon 182.
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Races to Gome. The Western District Racing AssO' ' ciation lias alloled the following dates l'or tlio 11)12 (season:— Wallerawaug, February 17th. Gilgandra, February 21 anil 22. Koorowatlia, February 28th. Oiango, March 1st and 2nd. Orange Picnics, March 5th & 6th. Forbes, March 7th and 8th. Parkes, March 13th and 14th. Orange Hiemhins, March 16th, . Mudgee, March 16th. Forbes Hibernians, March 20th. Cotvra Hibernians, March 20th. Crenl'eil Hibernians, March 22ud. Wailerawung, March 23rd. Eugowra, April 3rd. Gowra, Aiiril Stli and 9th, Cauowindra, April lltli. Goolagong, April 12th. Coiidoboliii, April 10 audi7. Gulgong, April 17th. Bathumt "furl Club, April 20 and Wellington Jocltey Club, April 2't and 2a. Muilgeo Itaco C*Jlib, April 2C & 27. Crenl'eil J.C.. April 30 and May 1. Dubbo Joeiu-y Club, May 3 aad •! Triingle Jociiey Club, May 7 & 8 Wellington I'.H. Club, May 1) and 10. Macquario I'.U. Club, May 15 and 10. Tea, Hill, May 21st and 22nd. Narrominc, M...
Footracing at Eugowra. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Footracing at Eugowra. The following arc the entries for the footrace of loo yards to take place at Laneyrie's Hotel at Eu^owra this Wed nesday afternoon J. Duffy 2yds, J, McCarncy 3}j, J. J Reid S, J. Shanahan 6, A. Kolges bl/z, A. Sanders tij.j, C. II. Foo 6J.&lt;, F. Broughton 7, W. Turner 7, B. Beulah 7%, J- Maher 8 VV. Sloanc S, M. Clarence 8, R. Kirby 8 A. Boyd 8, J. Messner Si, T. Mahcr 8J, A Kirby 8}&lt;, G. Rousell St, E. Gillet 9, J Garnett 9, J. Trior 9, R. Perkins 9, G-&lt; Dufgan 9, P. Scott 9, A. Loxiey 9, C# Kelly 9, VV. Potter 9, C. Tennant 9, A. Fuller 9, L. Laneyrie 10, B. Marsh 10, E. Quernell 10, Alt'. Loxiey 10, M, Wolsten holm 10, E. Foo n, A. Alarlin 11, J. Cash man 12, C. R O'Brien 12J, W. Rath 9J.