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A FRIGHT IN THE JUNGLE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
A I'ltlGHT IN THE JUKCtZ.3. TJie worst fright l over had was in India on New Year's Day, 188—, near a small fort .standing, on the banks of the Ganges, a few miles from Benares. The day after wo arrived my clium, a line upstanding son of tiie Emerald Isla, six feet three-inches, asked mo to help him stalk a deer, ox' which there was a good number about three miles from tlie fort. Needles!" to say, I jumped at the proposal, so, taking my gun, a single-barrel muzzle loader, 1 prepared to accompany him. Ho had a splendid Winchester, which iiis cap tain had presented to him when he left for Knglaml. After crossing the river wo "walked for two or three miles, and onnearing a small bolt of scrub or jungle we saw what we thought was a deer enter, so Dan skitted round to the fur side, and I advanced to where \vo had seen our quarry enter. Just where we thought he had gone in there was a iargc tree standing, so 1 took up iny position close to its trunk. After waiting for a little while to en...
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. • Practice shooting at (he 500 and 600 yards ranges on Saturday and Wednesday last resulted as under i— F. Crippeu ... 26 24 50 The fifth shoot for Major McDonnell rifle and trophies of Saturday section takes place to-day at 500 and 600 yds ranges, and the fifth shoot of Wednesday section men at same ranges on ijth J. Fielder H. Hand P. Ford A. Peppcrcorll D. Hansard I A. McDougall I 0. Buckland J. Leader McMahon $00 600 TI 32 29 6t 32 27 59 33 26 59 2c 28 57 29 25 54 26 27 53 -9 23 52 28 24 52 35 26 51 J Patterson 23 21 44 Kaych.
HELD IN SUSPENSE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
HEX.B IN StrSFEHSE., Ah a youth X took part in an amateur theatrical entertainment, in one of tho scenes one of the characters was supposed to attempt suicide by bunging himself. The situation v/au a humorous one, as tho wife of the would-be Buicldo had to run about looking for, a book on medical advice as to strangulation. Tho "suicide" •who supported by standing on a plank laid across two wooden blocks which were hid den beside his feet by some drapery. "Suicido'a" part was given to me, and on the night of tho, first production I adjust ed the rope round my neck, and took my place on the plank, when, horrors: my feet slipped. X felt tho rope tighten with a sudden jerk, and the (structural foot-rest collapsed. Fortunately for mo my toes Just tipped Die floor, iind in this position. I remained for fully three minutes, but oven in that short time the strain on my legs and toon with the rope almost strang ling me, and the audlenco laughing up roariously at the antics of my "wife," was...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
Comfort Counts in a Man's Footwear. Of course it does no matter how smart in appearance, how stylish in in shape—how expensive in prico— if they are not comfortable and easy fitting—they are useless. We take particular pains to give a correct fit to every man. .no matter what price he pays. Our Btock of Men's Footwear which comes direct to us from Marshall's and other up-to-date Manufacturers includes only reliable goods that are serviceable and easy fitting. We are now showing a particularly fine display of Men's Glace Kid Boots with sewn soles, .also in Box - Calf with welted soles. They are the acme of comfort and style, .real good wearers too, a smart boot for Summer Wear. The prices range from 8s lid to 18s 6d. Wo would like you to see these Values, J Yours to Boot, FORBES, 3ZH3U ■Safe ■'! ',t,.v: IE ; r LAND & STOCK SaLESM, FORBES, Have the following CHOICE ESTATES on offer 4.—2j/2 Miles from Peak Hill; Fine Wheat Farm, 2560 acres, 700 acres cleared for the plough, net...
In and Around Sydney. Written Specially for Country Readers. MANUFACTURERS' WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
Written Specially for Country Headers. (By T.C.B.) MANUFACTURERS' WEEK. A made in Australian Exhibition was inaugurated in Sydney last year by the Chamber of Manufacturers..' i Victoria had already had one. The procedure was to convert city show | windows into use, thus the whole of 1 the principaj block in Sydney was ; an exhibition of Australian-made goods. It was a novelty; no end of ! attention was attracted by it, and i its purposo was achieved. It will be repeated this year, on a larger scale, and Manufacturers' Week will . bo observed simultaneously in other States. The public had no idea of tl.e extent of manufactures in -Syd j nev until the products of them I wer j shown in the shop windows, 1 and elaborately labelled in the en deavor to convert the words 'made in Australia," from a term of re proach into one worthy of respect. The exhibition tliis year is expected to show that considerable advances in manufactures have been going on continuously during the past twelve mont...
KITCHEN AND BACK YARD FACT ORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
KITCHEN AND BACK YARD FACT OKIES. Under the Factories Act any room where motor power is used in trade is a factory. Il: a lolly sliop pro prietor makes his own ice-cream in a room on the premises that room is a factory. It is invaded by in spectors, by poiicemen in uniform and by policemen in plain clothes. It lias to comply with all the condit ions of the Act to the letter ol' the law just as though 500 hands were employed. The proprietor of the ice cream churn has to rill in some half dozen returns concerning his busi ness, the extent of it, the fortune he is accumulating, the material used, the by-products, the use they are put to, and so on to an extra ordinary extent. The business is grotesque officialdom — legislat ion run mad—for Sydney is becom ing crowded with kitchen and bach; yard factories. Electric power is now so handy and so cheap, that it can be switched on at small cost wherever there is a wheel to go round. The result is that one-man ufactories are all over the pla...
ADVERTISING SCHEMES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
ADVERTISING SCHEMES. Is there any other city hi tlie "worlcl where the advertising scheme* put forward daily outrival those of Sydney? America gets the name of having taken the lead iu the adver tising business, to have developed it into a. iine art, and probably many ideas originate there, play their inirt, and are then transferred abroad. But whether Sydney orig inates or plagiaries, its present ad vertising methods, the extent and variety of them, attract no end o£ attention. So skilfully are the ad vertisements o£ patent pills, vaude ville artistes, operatic celebrities, colored pugilists, and all sorts and conditions of persons now placed upon the breakfast table, in juxta position with the coffee and toast of the right-thinking citizen, that wheu he reads his paper he as of ten as not peruses advertisements believing them to be news items. Of late years there has sprung up in the metropolis a more or less proli'.ic crop of advertising experts, who study advertisement writing a...
POLITICS AT BACK YAMMA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
POLITICS AT BACK YAALUA. On Tuesday evening Mr. W. H. Clutton Liberal organiser, formed a branch of the association at Back Yamma. The meet ing was held at Mr. Pymont's .residence and there were about SO people present Mr w. H. Sly presided. Officers were elected as follows:—President, Mr. W. H. Sly; vice-presidents, Messrs. W. H. 'Noble and H. T. Green; hon. secretary and treasurer, Mr. J. Rees. Committee, Mes dames Murray, Little and Rees, and Misses Green (2), Messrs. Noble, A. and W. Rees, C. Armour, H, B. and J. Little, Franks, Murray, Gilmore, Allisoro, E., M., H. L. and R Sharp. Delegates to conference Messrs. Sly and Noble.
TO-DAY'S CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
TO-DAY'S CRICKET. A cricket matcli is to be played on the cricket ground to-day, com mencing at eleven o'clock, between the competition premiers South For bes and the other two teams, Forbes and Gunning, combined. South Forbes will be represented by the following:—J, J. Walsh, J. J. Green, J. S. Sliiels, J. Thomas, H. Ellis, E. Boulton, H. Savage, H. Emmett, E. Green, H. Coram, and T Lynch.
PARKES WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
I'AlUiKS WAT1SK SUl'I'LX, ( I On Tuesday night the Parkes council, wiili one dissentient, agreed to co-operate with the citizens' com mittee 011 the water question. Four aldermen were nominated to joiii with the four appointed at the pub lic meeting to wait on. the Minister and urge tlio construction of a supplementary dam at Becrgauiil. It was hoped the deputation would go (o Sydney ou Thursday. The official report shows that about, three feet of filthy water found its way into the Buniberry storage res ervoir, which was released as use less.-. A late? report etates that the Minister promlsod the deputa tion to send an officer of the de partment to Parlsep to Investigate" spatter, :•
CHARGES OF STEALING REMANDED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
CIIAltGES OK STEALING DEMANDED. At the Forbes Police Court on Wednes day, before Mr. W. U. Dowling, J.P., Christopher Madden was charged with having stolen, between 22nd and 29th February, one suit of clothes, valued at £5 5S> the property cf George Chong. Mr. Moloney appeared for accused, who was remanded until Monday, lllh inst. Bail was allowed, self in £20 and one surety in £20. At the police court on Thursday, before Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M., a second charge was preferred against the same accused that ho did on or about the month of January, I9I2, steal one razor strop, one umbrella, two pairs of scissors, and one razor, the property of William Chong, of the value off2ios6d. On the application of the police the accused was remanded for eight days. Bail was allowed, self in £20 and one surety in £20, and was forth coming.
PARKES RAILWAY CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
PA11KES RAIMVAY CHANGES. On Monday morning last a new staft station in conncction with the ParkesBuni bury railway section was opened. I're viously the section was ParkesBumbury( but under the new regulations it will be ParkesCookamidgera and Cookamidgera Bumbury. The new section was opened by Traffic-Inspector Clarke, of Orange, The changc has been made for the con venience of the department for the purpose of crossing trains, and will be the means of much saving of time. Previously one train had to wait until the preceding one arrived at Bumbury before leaving Parkes, which meant 65 minutes, but now a start of only IS minutes is required, as applied to the scheduled running time of mail trains.
WHAT'S IN A NAME. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
WHAT'S IN A NAME. "Duceyville" as a name is neither | artistic in appearance nor euplionc oua in sound; yet there appears to be nj doubt that the garden suburb tho Government intends to build is to bo so designated. Had thero not been a redistribution of portfolios in tlie Government it would have fallen to Mr. Carmichael to build the su burb. but that would not have help ed matters, since Garmicliaelville would have been little improve ment on Daceyville. The commu nity might reasonably expect to be saved from either; the craze for dovetailing ville on to people's names might very well have been left to Ada, Julia, Jane, aud other members of the ■ large family. .Blot ches all over .the face of Sydney are Jackville, Jillvile, Johnvillc, and Je mimaville. When it came to select ing .a name for the new garden city new ground might Jiavo been ploughed. Worltville, Unionville, Strikeville, ITreeville; tlieso have not arrived yet, They are coming.
WOMEN AND JUVENILES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
WOMEN AND JUVKNILlflS. In a report issued by the lioyal J Commission on lemale and juvenile labour in Bliops und factories refer j. slice- Jis Big-do to tUe iiO-worj£-ou-Sa.t-: uvday principle, which several city firms have already adopted.. The Commissioner holds that, in order tc effect the real purpose of the Leg islature in limiting the aggregate hours of -\vorlc in the week, it is necessary also (o limit those hours according to their division by days, and lie points out that this can on ly bo done by forbidding work in a factory for more than a certain num ber of hours a duV, For females and juveniles ho is recommending in the report a week of 44 hours, and advises that the actual working hours in any day for the classes dealt with should not be more than eight hours 011 five days of the week and four on the sixth day. The hours he recommends would prevent an employee being in the factory for more than nine hours at a stretch, meal times, etc., included. The rea son lor the ad...
WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT BY HOUSEWIFE. If in your housekeeping experience you have found out certain things that will be of benefit to others, write me about them. Tea Twists. Tea Twists are always popular, and have the advantage of being easily made. Work two ounces of butter in- to a pound of flour, and add a teaspoon- ful of John Bull. Baking Powder and a little salt. Break up two eggs, and &nbsp; mix with the flour, adding enough milk to make a dough. Roll out, and cut into strips. Plait three into a short roll, brush over with egg, and bake for a quarter of an hour in a sharp oven. German Pastry. Ingredients: One pound of flour, a quarter of a pound of lard, a quarter of a pound of castor sugar, one table- spoonful of John Bull Baking Powder, one egg, and sufficient milk to make a soft dough. Mix baking powder with flour, rub in lard, add sugar, egg and milk (not quite one cupful), roll out half an inch thick, cut in fingers, and bake for a quarter of an hour. Ca...
Parents and Citizens' Association. SCHOOL BAZAAR TO BE HELD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
Parents and Citizens' Association. SCHOOL BAZAAR TO BE HELD. A meeting of the members of the Parents and Citizens' Association was held in the School of Arts on Friday night. The president, Mr. J. Donaghey, occupied the chair, and there was a good attendance of lad- ies and gentlemen. The chairman explained that the object of the meeting was to decide on some means to raise funds for the equip- ment of the school. Considerable discussion of a general nature fol- lowed, and it was eventually decid- ed to hold a sale of work in the Town Hall on the second week in June for that purpose. It is evi- dent from the enthusiasm put into the matter by the ladies present that they will leave no stone un- turned to have the best of goods supplied for sale on the occasion. From the remarks paused they ap- preciate the efforts being put forth at the school by Mr. Walsh and his able assistants, and are only too willing to do anything to assist them in their efforts to bring the highest status of e...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
WEDDING IN SYDNEY. On Thursday, 1st February, the residence of Mr. A. M. Booth, Syd- ney, was the scene of a very pretty wedding, when John B, son of Mr. Jabez Tearle, of Bedgerabong, was married to Nurse (Doda) Dooley, third daughter of Mr. Bernard Dool- ey, of Cork. The bride, who was given away by Mr. A. M. Booth, wore a graceful gown of ninon over glace. She also wore a wreath and veil, and carried a bouquet of white flowers. These, with a gold wrist- let watch were the gifts of the bride groom. The bridesmaid, Miss Chris- sie Booth, wore a pretty frock of white crystalline, adn carried a shower bouquet of pink roses. Mr. Norman Murray, son of Mr Councill- or Murray, of Edinburgh, acted as best man. After the-wedding break- fast the happy couple left by motor on their honeymoon, the bride travelling in a gown of silk foulard, and black hat with white and grey plumes. — Communicated.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 9 March 1912
seal mmic. If you want to SAVE MONEY just PURCHASE YOUR GROCERIES at B. P. WHITE & Co.'s. Freshest Goods. Lowest Prices. And deduction for Quantities. [i ■B cfi To Builders, TENDERS are Invited until March 23rd £01- ERECTION and COMPLET ION of BRICK RESIDENCE for A. J. Ba'ldoclc, Esq., Camp Hill. Plans and all particulars from the undersigned. J. H. BATES, Architect, Forbes. 800 JpSfljA 800 Horsesa 'MJM Tamworth Horse Sale. I ■ ] MARCH 18th, &. Following Days. S00 Horses now hooked, about 500 are Heavy, Medium, and Active Draughts, broken and unbroken ; also Draught Mares in foal, and Growers. Balance comprise Har ness and Saddle Horses and Pon ies. LANDERS & CANTItELL, Tanmortl AVM. 1N«LIS & SON, Sydney. South Forbes Sun Club. (With Optional Sweep of £1) Will be held at the BOTANICAL GARDENS, South Forbes, Commencing at 10.30 a.m. Double Nomination 30s. Singio 170 6d, Star 108. Usual conditions. N.S.YV. Gun Club Rules. Money guaranted. A. E. MUSGRAVE...