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Jockey Club Meeting. THE FORBES CLUB AND THE W.D.R.A. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
THE I'OKlHiS CLUli AND Till: W.D.K.A. A meeting of the committee oi' the Forbes Jockey Club was held at the [ Albion Hotel on Wednseday night. The president, Mr. W, c. Brooke, was in tlie chair, and nine members of the committee were present. The minutes having been con firmed, Mr. T. AI. Dunn, the club's I delegate to the recent meeting in Orange of the Western District Rac ing Association, submitted his re port, and emphasised the fact that lie did his best for the Forbes club, but ho regretted that very little real business was transacted at the meeting. Mr. Moloney, secretary who was also present at the assem bly as the delegate of the Hibernian club, endorsed Mr. Dunn's report, and reiterated hit- previous state ments that, the lrorbes club had not always received fair treatment at the hands of the association. Leng thy discussion took place over the matter, special reference being made to the varying reports of the meet ing a.s furnished by tile Orange papers. On the motion of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
KIDNEY COMPLAINT. From Mr. Thomas Clinton. Fleming Si reel, "Wlckham, Newcastle, N.S.W. lllli June, 3010. "Some time ago, I was) attacked by excruciating pains in my back which presently extended all over my body. I also had headaehes periodically, so severe &lt;hat I co'ild not sleep. My appe tite railed and J became so weak and .vorn out tli:it 1 thought I should have to give up work altogether. 1 obtained medical advice and was told that I was suffering from a severe, attack of kidney complaint. Th&lt; treatment pre scribed failed to be.K.-iit me, I then tried various advertised remedies, with I lie same result. I finally decided to 1 Iry Warner's Safe Cure, which I had heard was a splendid medicine for my complaint. The medicine had a bene ficial effect almost immediately. After taking the contents of a few bottles, the pains all left mo, the headaches j did not. return, I could eat. and sleep » well, and soon regained my strength. I havo kept In good health sinc...
THE CRICKET SQUABBLE. MEETING AT MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
THE CRICKET SQUABBLE. MEETING AT MELBOURNE. An enthusiastic public meeting was held last night in Melbourne to protest against the Australian team selected" to visit England. Reso lutions were carried expressing in dignation at the board's action and protesting to the Marylebonc Crick et Club against the team selected. Many leading citizens and public men were presont.
BRISBANE STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
BRISBANE STRIKE. Tl\o evening services of trams are running smoothly. Extensions will be made to-day, aiul there will bo ; complete restoration of services. Negotiations are proceeding sat isfactorily between tlie employers and several branches of tho iron trades and it is likely work will bo resumed on Monday. Mr. Barber, M.L.A. spoaking at a public meetong, said several Rus sians had left Queensland to go back to Kussia, as tliey found con ditions more tyrannical tlian in Kus sia. At a mas« meeting of Ipswich xnin ers, if was stated that if minors could compel Mr. Badger to rein state the men by keeping him out of coal they would do so. Wheat was quoted to-day at 3s 7/^d to 3s Sid ; chickwheat at auction 3s 4-Jd to 3s G-ld; chaff, wheaten, 3s 2d to 5s 6d; oaten, 4s id to 5s 3d. London, Friday. Owing to the coal strike the wool sales have been indefinitely postponed. There is a likelihood of the strike causing delay in the departure of Australian steamers. Railway companies are red...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
LOU LANEVRIE'S Saw Mills. | F (he undersigned, wish to notify the ' ? Public of Forbes and District that I have purchased the well-known SAW MILLING PLANT at MOUNTAINHILL, DALRlDA. I am prepared to supple Hard Wood and Pine at Lowest Possibly Priccs. A. Ellis, Proprietor, MOUNr VIEW. FOKBES.
Indictment of the Speaker TIT BITS FROM THE DEBATE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
Indictment of the Speaker TIT MTS I'liO.M THIJ3 DKBATK. David Storey suggested, 111 view of the motion to bo proposed by Mr. Levion, mat Air. "Willis fol low the precedent established in the Queensland Parliament, when a motion reflecting 011 the Speaker's conduct was being debated, when tlio Speaker left the chair and ask ed the Deputy-Speaker to take it, thus enabling himself to take part in the debate and defend his con duct. The Speaker replied that ex perience had proved that sucli a practica would bo abortive, inasniuoi as when it was adopted on one oc casion the House had insisted on the Speakor going back to tlio cliai.'. Tlie precedent of the House of Commons, as established in the case of Speaker Trevor, was that when he was found guilty of corrup tion he himself had to declare to tlie House the carrying of the mo tion against him. Whatever the de cision of the House might be on the ' present motion, it would be convey ed to the House by tho Speaker. Mr. Wood's second ejec...
A Municipal Visitor. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
A Municipal Visitor. AL the conclusion of the business of the Forbes Council on Tuesday evening, the Mayor, Alderman fid wards, invited the members of the Council to his privattt room for the purpose o£ extending a welcome to Alderman ColJs, a member of the fiiunee Council, who is on a visit to Forbes. The Mayor, in proposing the health of the visitor, said that he under stood Aid. Colls was in Forbes for Uie purpose of gaining information with respect to the working of the gas and water schemes, lie would be pleased to give him all the in formation he required, and trusted his stay in Forbes would be an en joyable one. The toast was musically honored. Alderman Colls thanked the Mayor and aldermen for the welcome ex tended to him. ilo did not profess to be a speaker, but a worker, lie considered that Junee was one of the best towns in the State, but unfortunately they had not a good water supply. They, however, hoped to improve their scheme shortly, and to make it an up-to-date one....
Concert at Calarie. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
Concert at Calarie. in further celebration of the har vest. festival service of tlie combin ed Presbyterian-Methodist Church at Daroobalgie, a most successful con cert and social evening eventuated in tho public liall at Calarie on Wed nesday night. The night was a bright cool one, and a large number of townspeople took the opportunity provided of a pleasant outing with a concert entertainment. The result was that the hall was filled almost to o-'orflowing. In the absence of the ministers of both the churciies interested, Jtev. A. W. Parton be ing in Sydney, aiul iiev J. McDowell having had a special engagement, at JCugowra during the day from which lie was unable to return in time for the run to Calarie, the chair was occupied by Mr. J. JDonaghey, who directed the proceedings in his customary bright and cheery style. A rum ly good musical programme was introduced wuh a pianoforte ovenure by Miss Katn. tiongs were rendered by Miss Winton, Mrs. U. Murray, -Mr. B. Ci. .Evennett, Mr. 1...
The Marriageable Age. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
The Marriageable Age. " When a man marries, Iris troubles bo gin," is a fact that was instilled into ou minds in the days when we delighted in imrsorv rhymes, and perhaps that accounts for the comparatively late marriages of Englishmen in general. The " marriageable ago" dlilors con siderably in various countries. In Aus tria a " man" and " woman" aged 14 ara supposed to bo capable of setting up house keeping for themselves. In Germany th« man must bo at least IS years of ago. In (Belgium and In France the man must bo 16 and the woman IS before they enter into the bonds of wedlock. The Turkish law allows any boy or girl who can walk properly, and who can under stand the necessary roligious service, to bo united for life. In Switzerland, Spain, and also In Greccc, boys from tlio age of 14 and girls from the age of 12 are allowed to marry. In Russia and Saxony lads of 11 may marry, but girls must not do so until two years later. In Hungary the marriageable age varies according to reli...
Short Story. The Twin Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
The Twin Pictures. (A rattling and banging, intermingled at intervals with the shouting and laughter of boys and the agonised cries o£ a tor tured dog, had been going on lor Homo time outside the house where the artist, Horace Oswald, lodged. He could bear it 110 longer, so throwing down his paiintc, be, in a rage, iiung Himself out ot me glass-house \wiiun uud been converted into ins temporary studio. Out ot -tile garden and ui>oii the whitfc strip of country road, live ijounds guided him onward to iho utile that led into a held 'by the river. And there oil me river 'bank was a sight most iHivoitmg to one who eared for tut rights of the animal creation as iloi'iico did. A pitiable being shivered i-hore, and cri&lt;xl vainly lor mercy to its tormentors. It was a lialf-starved fox-terrier, muzzled, lame, terrified, that wliined disiresslullyt in the rough. grasp of four young vulliana of ages ranging from 10 to 11, who were plainly luaKing ready to carry oul a death ueuten...
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, MARCH 2nd, 1912. NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, MAliCi! 2:ul, 1912 The Assembly debute ou the mot ion of tlxe Fathur of the House to the effect that the Speaker was de serving of censure and was not in possession of tho confidence o£ members was just about up to the level of what was expected, based on judgment of the continued in ability of the legislators to adapt themselves to the autocratic and 'vain-glorious methods of Mr Willis. Mr. Wood's discomfiting ejectment so early after lxis re-ontry to the chamber was not surprising/ but like Mr. Bruntnell, who towards the close ol' tho unruly periods that punctuated tho discussion Was also jcalled upon to get out or be put out, ho has probably come to count it an honor to fall into disfavor with Mr. Speaker. The fact that Mr. Willis had the hardihood to re main in the chair througout the fierce denunciation of his conduct is in itself sufficient to rob him of a lot of esteem. One would havo thought that the lowost estimate of what was fitting would have ...
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. Practice shooting by members of the above Club on Wednesday last resulted as under 300 600 Total. H. Hand 31 29 60 D. Hansard 32 27 59 J. Jenkinson 26 32 58 J. Feilder 30 28 58 A. McDougall 30 27 57 J. Girdham 27 28 55 P. Ford 28 24 52 F. Crippen 31 20 51 A. Peppercorn 25 26 51 C. Buckland 21 26 47
McNAMARA'S GREAT PLUCK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 2 March 1912
McXAMAHA'S GKI3AT PLUCK. One of the features of the Melbourne six days' race just concluded was the pluck exhibited by R. J. McNamara, the - N.S.NV. champion. McNamara had a bad fall on the fourth day of the race, and was t knocked about considerably, many another rider wsfuld have retired after such a severe spill; but he, recognising that this would put his partner out of the ra?ef_ . after coming all the way fronj AnsericSttO' ! participate in it, kept going.