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LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 2 February 1912
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Friday. | Heavy earthquake shocks have been experienced throughout south-eastern Alaska. None of the Lisbon papers are being published. It is stated that the strike is being fostered with monar chist gold. Lindrum is now leading' in his match with Reece by 12,002 to 7G97. Robber bands are displaying a dis quietening activity in Bulgaria. They have killed four men and two women, and cut their bodies in pieces, alleg ing treachery against them, while nine other persons have been mur dered for telling the authorities of the band's whereabouts. A priest and five villagers were also murdered in revenge for the death of a revolu tionary leader.
THE WHEAT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 2 February 1912
— -* . I THE WHEAT MARKET. Owing to receipt of a cable mes sage from London stating that the market in that centre was not so firm as on the previous clay, values in Sydney yesterday declined. Millers and shippers offered to buy large par cels at lower figures, but sellers were not anxious to dispose of their stock, as they say that the present weakness will only be temporary. The mar ket is, they consider, "sure to improve within.the next few days, as the crop prospects in the Argentine are far from being satisfactory.
COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 2 February 1912
COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. Prices at Homebush yesterday were as follows: — Sheep.—Prime (late shorn) merino, wethers 11/6 to 13/r; prime (early shorn) merino 'wethers 13/6 to 15/-, extra .prime 15/6 to 16/-; good (shorn) merino wethers, and-hoggets 5/- to 7/6; prime &lt; (shorn) merino ewes 10/6 to 11/6; extra prime (early shorn) merino ewes 12/6 to 13/-; good (shorn) merino ewes 8/ to 9/-, medium (shorn) merino ewea 4/- to 6/-; prime (early shorn) cross bred 'wethers and hoggets 15/- to 16/6, extra prime 17/6 to 18/6; good (early shorn) crossbred wethers and hoggets 11/6 to 13/-; medium and light (shorn) crossbred wethers and h S/- to 9/6; prime (early shorn) crossbred ewes 11/6 to 13/-; extra prime crossbred ewes 14/- to 15/6; good (shorn ( crossbred ewes and hog gets 9/6 to 11/- medium and light 7/6 to 8/6. - Cattle.—Yards of prime heavy bul locks £9/10/- to:£10, yards of prime medium-weight bullocks £ 8 10/- to £ 9, yards of prime light bul locks and steers £...
A FORBES INVENTOR. PREVENTION OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 2 February 1912
A FORBES INVENTOR. PREVENTION OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS. Mr William Henry Bauert, of Bismark Farm, Forbes, is a farmer, and &nbsp; has followed farming pursuits all his life, but in his spare time he thinks about other things besides stock, wheat, water, grass, and so on. Mr Bauert is an inventor, and it is quite on the cards that his ingenious brain will bring great profit to himself, and fame to his town and district. He has placed before the public so far two very clever things, in an im- proved oil can, and an "anti-fraud" (cannot be re-filled) bottle, but his outstanding invention so far is a signal mechanism for stopping rail way engines. Mr Bauert's mind first commenced to work in the direction of a method of improving the safety of railway transit by the awful Sunshine disas- ter in Victoria. In this case a train came in to a station, although the signal was adverse, and it was on this point that his mind fastened. It oc- curred to him that the signal could fulfil a dual ca...
POVERTY POINT v. NORTH HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
POVERTY POINT v. NORTH HILL. The above teams, in their latest contest, put up a great struggle, ending in a win for the Hillites by the narrow margin of 6 runs. Following were the scores:— • Poverty Point.-—First Innings. F. White, c Prow, b Hay ...... 8 C. Hudson, b Prow .......... 2 H. Rath, b Prow ... .... . .. . . 0 N. Hudson, b Hay ........ . 6 C. Hodge, b Prow ./........ 3 S. Gale, b Murphy " 5 H. Brown, h.O;W., b Davy . . : 2 C. Gale, c and b Hay . ..... . 18 J. Wighton, b Prow . ... ;.. ... . 0 F. Ivers, not out ........ f. . . 0 A. Knight, b Hay . . . ........ 0 Sundries ... . . . .. . . . ;. . 2 Total 41 ■ Bowling analysis.—A. ■ Hay, 4 for 13; R. Prow,- 4 for 9; M. Davey, 1 for S; F. Murphy, 1 for G. Second Innings. A. Kniglit, b Hay ........ ... 1 H. Rath, c Chester, b Hay ..... 1 S. Gale, b Davey .. . .. ..29 F. White, c Hay, b Murphy .. .. 31 N.1 Hudson, b Davey ......... 0 C. Hodge, b Davey ........... 0 C. Hudson, b Murphy 3 H. Brown, b Murphy . — ..... 3 H. Brown, b ...
NORTH HILL v. FORBES CADETS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
NORTH HILL v. FORBES CADETS. The above teams met at Nelson Park, and North Hill won by 75 runs on the first innings. Following are the scores: — Cadets.—First Innings. Gale, b M'Kenie . . . 0 Gunn, c and b Miller 0 Weaver, not out . ... . . . . .16 Loxley, b M'Kenzie '. 0 White, c Mylecharane,b M'Ken-. -: / zie , 3 Lej'ne, h.o.w., b Miller . . . . . 5 / Stone, b M'Kenzie . . .. . . O x Miller, b M'Kenzie 1 Prow, b M'Kenzie 0 Shirvington, b Miller .: 2 Martin, b Miller . . . 0 Sundries . . . : 1 Total 28 Bowling analysis.—Miller, ^ for 17; M'Kenzie, G for 10. - Second Innings.'. Weaver, b O'Brien ......... 26 Loxley, c Mylecliarane, b M'Ken\x=req-\ zie 42 Leyne, c and b O'Brien . . ' 8 Gunn, c Cusack, b Sanders .... 19 Stone, not out : '! 5 Sundries . . ; . .„ ... 18 . Sundi'ies 11 Bowling analysis.—O'Brien, 2 for ■ IS; M'Kenzie, 1 for 2G; Saunders, 1 for 10. North Hill. Rath, b Loxley ..... ........ S Miller, c and b Miller . . .... . : -23.^ M'Kenzie, b Stone . 3S .... "^Mj^ecliara...