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CONVENT HIGH SCHOOL. ANNUAL CONCERT. A Crowded Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 December 1911
CONVENT HIGH SCHOOL. ANNUAL CONCERT. A Crowded Hall. The annual vocal and Instrumental concert, given by the pupils of the Convent High School in the Town Hall on Friday evening, filled : the. auditorium to overflowing, and as the weather was not unpleasantly close, the entertainment proved very enjoyable. 1't is the glad day of the year for the pupils when they- can show their friends arid parents the progress made, in musical study for the year. All the hard work is then forgotten, and the reward has come in the hearty recognition of merit, which, to the musician, is the breath of life, and the greatest of all rewards. And the pupils received this reward on Friday night in no stinted measure. The applause which greeted every item on the programme was spontaneous, and, in some cases, so demonstrative as to almost compel the violation of the rule that there would be no encores. This rule was a wise forethought of the stage manager, Mr J. H. Bates, in the face of a ..long programme, ...
More Settlers for Forbes. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 December 1911
| More Settlers for Forbes. Now that closer settlement, resumption, and general opening up &lt;K the district are the vogue, it is of .interest to note the. presence here (just now of Mr J. E. Hoare, of the Closer Settlement Advisory Board. ,wlio is engaged inspecting and valuing between ,30 and 40 closer settlement areas in;,this and the 'Parkes. district, takenup by 30 to 40 settlers under the Closer Settlement Promotion Act-—about half in each dis-.. trict.. Some of these areas are con\x=req-\ stained • in. part of Ooma Estate. Forbes, and some in the Goobang Es\x=req-\ •tate, Parkes. The importance/ of what is being done now is intensified 'when we say that it is expected that after the new year the Board wi'I be dealing witli several more properties in this and tlie surrounding district, from all of which it will be seen that we, are in :for a considerable accession to. the population 'and weaUii of this part of the State. The advantages of the Act are pur\x=req-\ haps ...
SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 December 1911
SPORTING MEMS. (.By Musquetoon). alt Mary, with 9.12, heads the tin the Flying Handicap, and Son he Marsh, with 10.5, in the Can\x=req-\ ury Handicap—next Saturday's dd1 ale at Canterbury Park. he locally-bred Red-way won the [event at "Wyalong last week, lying 9.5. ' This, on top of his |ga and other successes, makes son of Ruby Rose a very paying position just now. isehill races on Saturday resulted' tl'li- way: — laiden Handicap.—Voldon. 1, R e Foote and Sir.I-Iiram dead heat The, 1.16. . ' lumpers' Flat Race.—Martinet, AVf.terwave,: O.D.V. Time,-. 2.262. • '/Jlyde Stakes.—Royal Merv, ■ Ap\x=req-\ lie.rance, Odist. Time, 1.14&. Nursery Handicap.—Salarino, Ar\x=req-\ r.oiant, All Good. Time, 56sec. fj;;losehill Handicap.—Son- of the M i-sh, Electric Wire, King Bee. Tflie, 2.S. ... Jli'iUiib Handicap.—Lochano, . Crown •D^by, Blue Flyer. Time, 1.43. tei' Jjiijrhe cricket match between Eng\x=req-\ tilaicl and an Australian Eleven, play\x=req-\ feaat Brisbane; ended yesterday ...
ALDERMAN BELL'S DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 December 1911
ALDERMAN BELL'S DEPARTURE. ..lderman I. J. Bell was given a veiy liearty send-off last night at the Ho:el Australia by a. number of alder\x=req-\ niei and leading citizens, representative of every section of the community! Seldom does a citizen leave a town with' so many encomiums showered upon liini, not only as an 'able and conscientious alderman, but as tin upright, honorable, straightforward citizen. Mr Bell, who leaves foi Sydney to-day, was presented; wih a purse of sovereigns, and, on beialf of his daughter, Miss B. Bell, the. recipient of a handsome god bangle, the gift of Miss Bell's niitiy girl friends. A report of this fn ction will appear later.
GRENFELL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
p GRENFELE. ; , A"visitor from Grenfell to Greeue\x=req-\ tliorpe informs us that the farmers arid others out that way suffered very 'little damage by the .recent heavy rainfall. In. fact, the crops throughout the district escaped' wonderfully, jthough here and'^ there one was injured to some exty'nt and the roads, •fences, etc., suffered more or less damage. A washaVay occurred on the . railway line between "V/oung and Monteagle, causing a fewr/hours' delay. / The flood at Bimbi v-Iast week did not do near so nmcly'daniage as was feared, the waters 'subsiding very rapidly. Mr and Mrs G. Robinson, together with Constable Grimes and Mr Morrow, did-all they could for those who were in trouble. Mr W. G. Campbell's dam at Burn\x=req-\ baldry burst after the heavy rain of last week, the water carrying away a quantity of fencing. The damage is estimated at about £ 60.
YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
.. YOTTTMt. ■ ■■: A. sad drowning fatality occurred at Young on: Tuesday last, Mr and Mrs , J. : Sivell's . little 2J-year-old daughter being.the victim. The child was playing .in the house yard, when she accidentally.fell into a hole under i the .fern-house,-.' the hole ■ evidently I having been freshly--opened out by I'tlie; -flood water's '-:of the previous night. Much sympathy is felt for the bereaved parents.-..,. Mrs Sivell was a Miss Hunter, 'and a-' native of Wed\x=req-\ die, and hasv-numerous relatives in this district. Mrs Orme, moth.er of Mrs. 1-1. P. Cook, Ardnaree station, died on Sunday, aged 73 years.
MANILDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
MANILDRA. Miss P. I-Iowarth, of Manildra1, met with a painful accident on Sunday morning tlirougn being thrown from a sulky in which she and two other girls were driving." ,The mishap, was due to a wheel of the vehicle colliding with a-stump, and causing one of the girls to be thrown out,- her foot catching, at the bottom of the sulky, and her head dragging on the ground. In this terrible plight she was dragged for about 20 yards before the horse, which was a quiet one, was pulled up. The unfortunate girl was severely hurt about the head, one ear being almost torn off.
J. HARRIS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
J. HAERIS. J. Harris, of Rrinkin-street, for boots and shoos, and all sorts of foot wear," such as summer slippers and ladies' dainty bottines, carries one of the largest stocks in town, and tlie range of choice is large from the cheap man's boot to Marshall's best, or the lady's cheap shoe to that which in quality, workmanship, and finish suits the 'most fastidious taste.
E. J. GRINSTED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
E. J. GEINSTED. Cinnsted's is a popular port of call, because. ,lt-is' so central, and because lie .runs a news agency, is agent, for Hardy's and Penfold's South Australian wines, and because the devotees of .My Lady Nicotine can obtain any brand of tobacco, cigar, or cigarette. there. ' The show-windows are devoted to Christmas cards,, well bound editions, of "the poets; specially . suit- • able for Xnujs presents, and to nick\x=req-\ uacksl;and bijouterie. i SIriside, :: the • big show cases are bulging with: their contents of 13.E, and silver ware, dainty toilet requisites, and cut glass ornaments, and hundreds of other things too' numerous to mention. The final consignment of Christmas goods included' articles^in aluminium. Toys overflow everywhere, and "one department is entirely devoted to them and "to Christmas stationery.
MRS C. E. GODDAED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
MES C. E. GODDAED. Anticipating the usual crush at Christmas, Mrs C. , E. Goddard has added a huge toy room to her shop space, and tne variety and infinity of toys exhibited therein sets one. won-, dering- what" will happen when pop unlooses his purse at Christmas tide. Here is a good opportunity for getting -in early, and. choosing : your Christmas gifts, so that you. may have first choice of the carefully : .selected useful and attractive stock that lias ben opened up,' .most; of■ which is entirely novel in the way; of bijouterie. The stock, of Christmas cards and stationery is very choice, and the news agency " makes this a busy shop.
THE FORBES WINE VAULTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
THE FORBES WINE VAULTS.. The scexit .of 'the glorious vintage, ^when the purple grapes reel bacchanal to earth," is in your nostrils as you enter Jim Tuohey's wine vaults in Rankin-street, and the enormous •tuns of life-giving port, sherry, mos\x=req-\ elle, sparkling hock, and bouqueted claret which meet your eye create a desire to fulfil the Scriptural injunction, which stares you in the face, "to take a little: wine for thy. stoni\x=req-\ } ach's sake," and if you are any judge of "wine that maketli glad the heart of man," you will- thereafter, be a good Australian, and swear by Australian wine. .. Mr Tuohey is sole agent for Angus. F. Cullen's celebrated Murray wines,- established "35 years, and many a bottle of that excellent vintage will find a place in the Christmas hamper of' 1911.
J. DONAGHEY [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
J. DONAGHEY This is probably, the biggest iroii-' mongery outfit in the State outside of . Sydney.: and we are proud of it, says .Mb. Donaghey's representative,/ because- it represents aill that we know .is best and up-to-date in hardware. It is, we- presume, the out-, come, of- very long association, but. crockery - always accompanies ironmongery. - - Where the affinity is, it. is hard: to say-—one is fragile, and easily destroyed, whilst certain 'implements of . the other are implements of destruction. It is like the lion and the lamb—the spalling hammer and the delicate Sevres -ware or-Dresden china. 1 Certain it; is that besides the huge stock of hardware, the firm carries an immense stock af glassware, fragile china, sturdy delf, sonorous porcelain, that •rlngsjijtf'a fefr^JH^Jampus I'Lion ajui-Aug" enamel ied coding .utensiHl hundreds of dozens of cu'i75T"and saucers direct from the manufacturers, delicate dainty fruit dishes;, hundreds of dozens- ot! tumblers, salad and fruit...
TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
TiirosnAV. 11.30 a;m.—Calarie. 11.30 a.m.—Condouolin, Newland's, Bedgerabong, . M'Phillamy's, Hall's, Rawlin's, Jemalong, Ken\x=req-\ nedy^, Sweeney's, Bogandillony Porter's, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Hope, Borambil, Monwonga, Pretoria, Warroo Police, Carra\x=req-\ wobbity, Eulomo, Traversdale, Dunns (Fairview), Donkin's, Corrinella. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, .Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, ' Parkes, Tichborne; Daroobalgie. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.). 9.30 ..p.m.—Bugowra, Cowra, Goola\x=req-\ . gpng, Grenfell, Oonia; Greek, Wenz's, Oonia station. ■
G. E. COCHRANE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
- G. E. COCHKANE. Mr G.; E.- Cochrane, of Rankin-. street-,'bookseller,' stationer, newsagent, and -general purveyor of all sorts of fancy goods, lias, amongst, his other many Christmas attractions,. the -latest graphophones, with such remarkable records of the world's, greatest singers as those of Melba, Tettrazini, Caruso, the world's greatest tenor, and others. There-is a large circulating library; a large consignment of Christmas gifts from Wardlock, London, was being opened up on our visit. There are toys for the million, and the show cases are full of E.P. and silver goods, written down to low prices. Cricket, golf, and sporting requisites, photo frames, and travelling bags, and baskets of all descriptions make up a- large stock from which to choose. •
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
WEDNESDAY. 7 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate, Trundle, , Condobolin. 11.30 a.m.—Calarie. • • . 11.30 a.m.—Yarra Yarra, Anderson's, Speck's, Weelong, Glen yarra, Uah, Pearce's, ■ Russell's, Amor, Chandler's, Leslie's, War\x=req-\ angla, Barry's, Boyd, Scott's, Tregalins. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Batliurst, Orange, 'Young, Cowra, Mel-, bourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Tichborne, Daroobalgie,, also Goolagong, Wenz's, and Tomanbil (via Cowra), Grenfell (T.P.O.), Trundle and Bogan Gate'(via Parkes). Gate (via Parkes). (Late fee,, 4.5 pm.). 9.30 p.m.—Eugowra.
CHONG BROS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
CHONG BROS. • Chong Bros., in Rankin-street, is a busy emporium; and it is stocked heavily with general merchandise, drapery, grocery, and ironmongery. A speciality is .made of wire netting, of which'a large supply has just been received. Another special line, for which the firm is noted, is its silk. There is a wide .range of silken garments to choose from, and the drapery side is well filled with useful lines at reasonable imces. In crockery, glasBvvare, E.P., and silver-ware, (here is also a wide range, and carvers in cases are amongst the useful articles from which a Christmas gift might be selected. The grocery department is well stocked with commodities for the festive season, in addition to "the ordinary lines, and a very dainty hamper, could be made up from the tinned cakes and puddings, the raisins and almonds, tlie hams and tongues, and the uuores of other delectables. When we asked to see toyland, Mr Chong said, "Ne sutor ultra crepidam," and we said we i would, as it was...
THE BUTCHERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 15 December 1911
THE BUTCHERS. Mrs E. :M. Kerr, tne oniy lauy butcher in the • Commonwealth, who wields her own knife in carving out the succulent steak, wishes all her customers a Merry Xmas, and Mr Gunn, on the opposite sidej but higher up has a very sliort epistle oii Christmas. "No small goods for me at this time of the year; says he; they're alright in the winter." Sucking pigs are having,a hard run from'the but-' cliei's this Christmas, and many a promising porker lias been cut off in the bower of tiis youth. ' We. asked Mr Gunn if. he: had come acros^ any Gad\x=req-\ arene, swine, and he assured us they had al 1 run' down • a steep place into the sea before we were born, and none of the breed was left. Mary's little lamb, amongst many fther innocents, will be ruthlessly slaughtered during /the next few days at Mrs Kerr's. :