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A RACING ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
A RACING ACCIDENT. During the progress of tlxe Nortli eote Handicap at the Fitzroy (Vic toria) pony races yesterday Syda loll and brought down Little Bill and AVostfalen. W. McGuinnes, the ridor oC Little Bill, was render ed-unconscious. Frederick Williams, who had been- mounted on Syda, walked oft the course, his memory having, failed him. For some time lie did not know that thero had been an accident. He sustained a broken nose and severe bruises about the body. The other jockey escaped injury. Little Bill had to be destroyed.
AMENDING THE LAND LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
AMENDING THE LAND LAWS. la the Assembly this morning Mr. iioeby introduced iiis amending laud 'oill, unci explained that tlie meas ure was intended to establish now tonus ot land tenure. The first would bo tho homestead form o£ selection', to enable settlers to oc cupy land for the first five years without payment, provided tliey ex pended 2 % per cent, of the origin al capital value of the land in im provements. The bill provided for a perpetual lease. Mr. Wade mov ed an amendment to the effect that the bill should provido for tlie con version of tho leases into freehold. This proposition was defeated by 33 votes to 24. The bill was read tho first time.
NICOLA—THE GREAT MAGI[?]IAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
.NICOLA.—THE GUIS AT MAGICIAN. A contemporary speaking of Nic olu's performance says that, some ot the illusions caused people to stare at tlieir neighbours and -gasp; others waken an irresistible desire: in slaid business men & matter-of-fact mat rons to pinch themselves to prove they do hot dream. : Of such kind is the trick entitled "The Appoint ment." After some .preliminaries Nicola enters a cabinet beneath which a clear view is obtained. One of liis young lady assistants makes her exit at the wings, another young lady and a male assistant commence to turn the cabinet round. At the end of a single revolution the male assistant has disappeared and Nicola stands in his place. Inside the cabi net sits the young lady who has left the stage but a few moments before, i Another astounding illusion is call ed "The Sailor and the Girl." Both characters, personated by assistants, stand on a raised platform on top of a large tank. A. few feet above theiv heads a swinging cabinet i...
SALVATION ARMY HARVEST FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
SALVATION ARMY HARVEST FESTIVAL. In the Salvation Army Barracks | on Friday night a public gathering ; was held in connection with the an nual harvest festival thanksgiving services. The hali was very prett ily decorated, and in front of the platform tliore was set out a consid erable quantity of farm produce and vegetables. There were also in evi dence refreshment and fruit stalls. The early portion of the evening was occupied by a musical pro gramme, to which the main contrib utors were the members of the Methodist Church Choir, as well as members of the Salvation Army corps. After the devotional open ing of the meeting by the- army captain, Rev, A. W. Pai-ton took;tlie chair. Three' anthems: were render ed by the church choir,, a vocal solo was sung by Mr.-P, Wyndham, a duet was given by the Misses Bowden, a couple of violin solos by Miss Jenkinson, and a solection by the members of the Salvation Army Band. An address in appreciation of the good work achieved' by the army through...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
LOCAL ITEMS. There are 15 cases of typhoid fev er at Portland, and the authorities have applied to the Board of Health for a tent, hospital,. / We understand that more than one hotel is to change hands dur ing, the week—By the way, hotel property in Forbes is worth money. Mr. G. Gorman notifies in this issue that all accounts due to him must be paid by the end of this month, otherwise legal pro ceedings will follow. Mr. D. Kinnaird is authorised to receive payments. A general meeting of members of the iiugowra School of Arts is to be held on Friday, 15th March, to decide whether additional trustees of the institution are required. At a meeting ol the committee of tfie local court of the Ancient Order of Fores ters, it was decided to hold a picnic on Easter Monday in the botanical gardens at South Forbes. The attendance will be limited to members only. The attention of the sanitary in spector is directed to the bad stato of the drain in Johnson-street, op posite St. .Lawrence's RiC. ...
THE WEEKS WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Tin: winces wkathkr. | The Id-oak in Uio weather which was noted last Friday came to a climax with a severe storm late oil Sunday night. Dull conditions pre vailed throughout .Saturday and Sunday, and ;tl. times drizzling rain roll, and there was an appreciable drop in the temperature. The storm commenced about. 11.3 0, and lasted lor about halt' an hour, the rain being very hea.yy tor a time. The registrations at l-'orbes post office were 1- points oti .Saturday morn ing, il on Sunday, and -10 on Mon day—a total of 5S. The storm on Sunday night was general, and amongst the falls of rain reported were Blnyney 105, Coiidobolin Hi, Cowra, 22, Euahalong 1!), Grenfell 2S, Marsdens 17, Alolong Oi, Wya long 15, Orange IS.
Land Board Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
Land Board Meeting. A meeting of the Local Land Board for the land district of Forbes, will be held in the Court House at Forbes, commencing at 10 a m. on nth March. The business sheet is as follows:— For Consideration. Sp. Ls. 11-33, (' E. M J. Field. A.C.I'. 11-55, Scon: of C L , Goldsbrouyh, ) AJort & L'o. Sc. Ls. 10-7 V. L.May. Proposed Transfer. Sett. Ls. 628—M. U. McPhillamy to W. J. Murray.
THE FIFTH TEST MATCH. TUESDAY'S PLAY. (Cur Special Message.) Sydney Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
THE FIFTH TEST MATCH. TUESDAY'S PLAY. (Cur Special Message.) Sydney Tuesday. Play in the fifth test match was resumed this morning, after no play had taken place on Monday. Scores at lunch time were as follow: England, 1st innings 324. Australia,—First Innings. Trumper, c Woolley, b Barnes • 5 Iiill, c Smith, b liitch 20 Gregory, c Gunn, b Douglas - 34 Minnett, c Douglas, b liitch 0 Armstrong, l.b.w., b Barnes . 33 Ransford, c Hitch, b Foster . 29 Carter, c Hobbs, b Barnes ... . IX McCartney, c and b Woolley . 26 Hordern, b Woolley 0 Hazlitt ... 1 McLlaren 0 Sundries ... ... .. 19 Total 176 England.—Second Innings. Hobbs II Rhodes 9 Sundries X Total, none for 20
DEATH AT COBAR. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
DEATH AT COBAR. Mrs. C. H. Coombes, of Wombat- street, received telegraphic informa- tion on Tuesday morning of the death in Cobar of her sister, Mrs. W. Carroll. The deceased had been an invalid for several years past. Some six months ago she was on a visit to Forbes. The de- ceased lady's husband, who died some years ago, was at one time drill instructor at Moloug.
A GREAT COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
A GREAT COMMERCIAL ENTER PRISE. "Cannot one beacli be saved from the desecration of the surf-bather and sun-hatcher?" is the latest ap— peal from an apparently old-fashion ea man whose sensibilities have been shocked to the last degree. His complaint is that "there does not seem to be one yard ot' sand where we and our children may go and enjoy a day at the seaside, and be free from the spectacle of hordes of 1 three-parts naked men and unsex cd women running wild all over the place." The complainant has here over-stepped the marlc, an error which complainants in general fall Into so readily. Surf-bathers are not three parts naked; tli6y are three-parts dressed. The women who disport themselves in the surf are not unsexed, though their in dulgence in "surfing" does cause taany people to wonder what the World is coming to. The propriety of women bathing among men still gives rise to spasmodic controversy, which usually leaves off at just about where it began. But the surf lt.g craze ...
A PIONEER TRAVELLER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
A PIONEER TRAVELLER. The presentation to Sir JTennlker Heaton, by a number of citizens of . Sydney, together with tlio distinct- ' Ion of "Sir" recently conferred up on liiin, liau brought that gentleman egai'i under public notice in the land where he played ii prominent part as a "newspaper man" in the j early days of his career, It used to ' be said that Hennikcr Heaton "made the 'Town and Country Jour nal." In those days Henniker Ilca ion constituted himself a pioneer country traveller; he went far and vide in the "good old days" of ftpd Co., scd' Introduced the "Town and Countrv," to the homes of the people out back. In this way he got the credit of having "made" the paper, which was prin ted by Samuel Bennett, who estab lished it in connection with the "livening News" in the city Henn iker Ileaton pushed himself into prominence by publishing "Men ol Mark," a book giving biographical sketches of most of the public men of Sydney of that day. Those were Henniker Ileaton's salad da...
In and Around Sydney. Written Specially for Country Readers. SOMETHING IN A NAME. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
!n and Around Sydney. r Written Specially for Country Headers. (By T.C.13.) ' SOMETHING IN A NAME. Ridicule kills quickly. It strangled the Million Club of Sydney in its Infancy. Tho successor to that short lived frolic Is the Million Club of New South Wales, born three days ago, and it will bo fun to see the publt", reception of the little strang er. The new-comer is aiming high; It will appoint three sectional com mittes3 to advise the council as to the lines of work to be followed in connection with immigration, closer settlement, increased production, and public health. This sounds well, and to watch for what it means, if anything in particular, will be more amusement. A number of best people lent their names to the Million Club of Sydney, whose object was to hurry on the approach of the population million mark of the metropolis. The man in the Etreet, without his glasses, saw in that bare suggestion an unmasked aggravation of the Sydney versus Country feud. After the point of t...
KING OF THE KITCHEN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
KING OF THE KITCHEN. "And now, in the sun set of his days, in the land to -which he owed eerytliing, he felt that, he could ren der no greater service than to make communication between their sunder ed coasts as easy as speech, mid as free as air, and by means of cheap telegraphy annihilate time and distance, and place at the dis posal of the people the God-given .gift of electricity which is now writhing under the spell of a too masterful magician—the cable king and the cable ring." The quoted | peroration is Sir Iienniker Heaton's; the special reason for quoting it is ' the reference therein to the 'God given gift' electricity. In Sydney this comparatively new servant of man is being harnessed and brought j under control in many directions, and in astonishing ways. The latest aim is to install it as king of the kitchen. Touch the button and it ■ boils the billy, and browns the breakfast toast to a turn. It cleans the knives, and it puts an extra Bhine on the silver-ware. It sweeps...
LAND SALE AT FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
LAXI) SALE AT FOKBES. A Croton land sale is announced to be held at Forbes lands office on 24th April, when the lot to be offered is portion 731 1 acre, 1 rood, 37 per., in the parish of Codalgulee, within the Bourke, Cooper Dowling, and Gipps goldfield and Jema long Shire, and situated about 32 miles south-westerly of Forbes and 11 miles northerly of Marsden, fronting roads 1 and 3 chains wide, and south-easterly of and adjoining J. B. Donkin's conditional lease portion 45. The upset price is £3.
Greatness of Australia. DEAN OF NEWCASTLE'S STRIKING SERMON. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
Greatness of Australia. DEAN OF NEWCASTLE'S STRIKING SERMON. The first church parade of the naval cadets under the compulsory service scheme was held at Newcastle last Sun day morning, at the Anglican Cathedral. The parade was voluntary, but the keen ness of the boys was shown in a remark able way—there not being a single absen tee. The attendance numbered 260 of all ranks. The service wa« of a stirring character, and the Dean of Newcastle de livered and eloquent address : " At the present- time," the Dean said, " Australia is passing through a period of social and industrial unrest. What the outcome will be no one can foretell beyond this, that a continuance of this unrest, a continuance of this strike must, sooner or later, cripple the greatness of Australia. Men in one class of life fight for increased pay, some times with apparent reason, sometimes without. They do not seem to see that with their bigger wage comes the bigger cost of living, with the result that they are often po...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
Firewood. wanted for 100 to soo Tbhfrf rf W9ODA?ve (5) foot lengths. io be delivered at Works at once. FORBES FREEZING CO,, Ltd., DAROOBALGIE. Eugowra School of Arts. bet ?J^ERA,L MEETING of the Mem f a ovc Wl11 be hellJ in Hie f,C'?00' ^ Arts on FRIDAY, MARCH ?}P* at 8 o ciock, for the purpose of de ciding jf additional Trustees are required in connection with the Institution. E. E. VITNELL, Secretary. ALL OUTSTANDING ACCOUNTS must be paid by MARCH I ST., otherwise legal proceedings will be taken! I have authorised my successor, Mr. slinn in"?? 1 -t0 £eceive a11 accounts at the shop in Rankin Street on my behalf, and his receipt will be sufficient discharge. G. GORMAN, February a;th, 1912. Forbes j Rflwnlcipal Yards, Parkes. Friday, iS^iT22nd, 1912, j Flanagan, Newman &. Kelly I »• Good Buyers will be present for alt classes of Horses. £9' Entries invited. 1 FLANAGAN, NEWMAN & KELLY, Auctioneers, Parkes. Sheriff Street Wine Depot. U. H. SP2ITCER BEOS lo notify the p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
«EORGE GilAY'VS The Ciiarapion Billiard Player writes " At all times I drink O.T., because I have found it the only satisfactory Non Alcoho lic Drink. During a match I find O.T. the best beverage bccause it is so stimulating and wonderfully refreshing, and, being without alcohol, it &lt;jo?s not affect eye, M 0fWe."»
Alleged Detention of a Bicycle. FAILURE TO PAY INSTALMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
Alleged Detention of a Bicycle. f .VII.UUK TO 1'AV INSTALMENTS. At the l'olico Court yesterday, be t'uro -Mr. J. .Jamieson, P.M., T. S. McDa.de, agent for Messrs Bennett and Wood, proceeded against Ern est Betland, of Calarie, for detent ion of a bicycle, valued at £15. The defendant did not appear. Senior-Constable Kaniniel gave evi dence as to the service of sum mons at the defendant's place. T. S. .McDade stated that the de fendant purchased a bicycle from ,him some months ago on the time payment system. The agreement was that Betland was to pay £1 per month till the full amount was paid • when he purchased the ma chine, and lie left an old one valued at as a deposit. Oil Monday last witness served a notice demanding file machine, but it had not been returned. The defendant never kept his agreement, and had not pAid any. money. Witness asked that the court make an order for the return of the bicycle. The P.M. made an order that de fendant be compelled to return the machine or the...