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SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
SPORTING MEMS. (By Mousqueton). The following nomination h i\; been- received for events of the W.D.j arige on Friday andj Jones' sile, N. M'lveifiH ler's M.K., G. Clarl Langby's Vauntie, P. Quinn's La" Patrie, J. Westerley's Amilcorn, T. Hamer's Mazanet, J. Westerley's Crown Princess. Wellington Handicap, 1 mile.—A. C. Beacroft's Strathlee, S. Jones' Arice, E. Byrnes' Lady Rice, H. D. O'Brien's The Acolyte, J. C. Horton's'' Orsile, H. D. O'Brien's The White Knight; J. Westerley's Santiago, F. Quinn's La Patrie, T. Hamer's Maza\x=req-\ net, J. Westerley's Amilcorn, E. Lawler's M.K. Canterbury Park races cm Saturday resulted as follows:—, Flying Handicap, 0 furlongs.— Peronella, Irishman, Sunburnt. Time, 1.14. Jumpers' Flat Race, 11 furlongs.— O.D.V., Oreaj Scone. Time, 2.295. Stewards' Mile.—Kilmeadon, C.H., North Woodleigli. . Time Park Stakes; (i furlongi>, haven, Fleathe, Prince Araxes^riiuc, 1.15. Canterbury Handicap, 11 mile and 100 yards.—Kyloe, Cashmore, Crown Thistle. Tim...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
Telegraphic Address: Garnsey, Forbes Telephone: No. 41 Forbes. J (Established 1884). STOCK & PROPERTY SALESMEN, AUCTIONEERS, and GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS. SPECIAL AUCTION SALES of Cattle, Sheep, and Horses conducted when required. STUD AND STORE STOCK, PROPERTIES, AND FARMS FOR SALE throughout the whole of the States. CORRESPONDENCE invited, and every facility given for prompt inspection. STOCK & PROPERTY AGENTS, OPPOSITE POST . OFFICE, FORBES AUCTIONEERS, STOCK & STATION AGENTS, PROPERTY SALESMEN, FORBES All Stock trucked through us have our personal supervisicifT ; jiNCE W. / AUCTIONEER, STOCK, STATION, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT. Agent for The Insurance Oltice of Australia, Ltd., Fire, Accident, and Live Stock. Telephone 176. COURT ST. (Vandenburg Building), AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, & GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS.. • Properties a Speciality. Correspondence Invited. Parkes and Trundle AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION PROPERTY AGENTS, Stock and Statio...
The Forbes Advocate, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1912. SHORTAGE OF TRUCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
Hjje JfovW locate, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY G, 1912. \ SHORTAGE OF TRUCKS. It is a shameful thing -that the seemingly everlasting trouble of the truck supply should be worse this year than ever before. -The public^ were 'surely-, entitled-'to -.expect that the grievance would be moderated, and finally disappear as the years went on,, but, despite a slightly re- ' duced harvest, farmers find it more difficult than ever td, get their produce to the big distributing' centre. What this means to the man on the land is hard to' ascertain in actual figures, but the loss must be enormous. Sometimes the. remark is heard that the farmer is a man with a perpetual .grievance, but if anyone in the world lias something to call out about it surely is the farmer. The primary producer is the man upon whose shoulders rest the wealth and prosperity of the State, but judging by the amount of legislative acknowledgment he gets, it would seem cliat our politicians are of a very different mind—except at election...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
The Albion, COMMERCIAL AND FAMILY HOTEL. ONE OF THE HOMES OF THEi WEST. GEO. DANVERS, PROPRIETOR. THE VANDENBERG. JOSEPH MURPHY has pleasure in announcing that he has taken over tlie license and full control of the above well-known Family and Commercial Hotel, and hopes to retain the generous support that has been accorded the house during his management of the past two years. josepFmurphy, The Vandenberg Hotel, FORBES. 'Post Office H©teSs FORBES E. E. RICHARDSON, PROPRIETOR. METROPOLITAN HOTEL, CORNER RANKIN & TEMPLAR STREETS, FORBES. J. J. WALDRON, Having obtained a lease of the above well-known and centrally-situated hotel, solicits the patronage of the public generally Splendid accommodation for travellers and visitors. Large and well ventilated apartments, all of which have l-een refurnished. Hot and' cold water baths. Sample rooms. Only Best Brands Liquors Kept. First Class Cuisine—Two Tables. TARIFF REDUCED. CALL AND SEE THE PROP ill K TOR 'Phone 85. I have to Thank t...
JEMALONG SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
JEMALONfi SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. The usual monthly meeting of the Jemalong Shire Council was held in the Shire Hall, Forbes, on 3rd February. ';= Present: Councillors M. Brown (president), J. H. Noakes (A riding), W. H. Sly (B riding), R. E. Rawlins and J. D. Low (C riding). The President said that as this was the .last meeting of the Council 'at which he would preside, he took the opportunity of thanking the Councillors and the servants of the. Council for their kindness, courtesy,; and loyalty during, jiis term of office, and . hoped the same attitude would be observed towards his successor.: , PRESIDENT'S .MINUTE. The .work of the road .making plant ' is about completed on tlie new Gren\x=req-\ fellroad, and the plant'will thence proceed to the Bogan Gate-Grudgery road to.. do1 SO chains of 'gravelling, starting at the boundary of the Goo\x=req-\ bang shire. Gravel will have to be got off private land, costing about 3(1 per cubic yard. Bathurst burr is growing very fast ...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
CRICKET. The fourth round of the local competition was commenced on Saturday last, when Gunning met Forbes Centrals on the Forbes ground. The game, which resulted in a draw, was a very even one. J. Hyslop won the toss from R. Rowley, and decided to bat. Forbes scored 247, F. Gaggin 60, O. Elliott 57, and V. Elliott 41 top scorers. P. Broderick, 3 for 19, and R. Rowley 4 for 58, were most successful with the ball for Gunning. Gunning had lost five wickets for 127 at close of play, T. Martin 33, R. Rowley 29, and G. King 21 not out being top scorers. Following are tlie scores:— F. Sly, \b T. Martin .. . . ... ... 16 Ellio;tt, c P. Broderick, b T. Farrajnd, h.o.w., b T. Martin . 4 Gaggin, li.o.w., b Rowley 3 Elliott, c sub., b Rowley .... 57 C."M?dde|n, lbw, b Rowley .... 13 J. H'yslo'pVjtJ Rowley . 10/ F. Gaggin, 15-K^Bi'oderick .... 60 Stevenson, c b P. Broderick . . v 31 C. Hunter, not out M'Phee, b P. Broderick ..... . 0 Sundries 10 Total . . 247 , Bowling analysis.—Rowley, 4 for 5...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. GOULBURN STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
COMMERCIAL NEWS. GOUIBURN STOCK SALES. ' W. H. Wheatley, of Goulburn, reports a fair attendance of buyers at last sales. Fat Sheep.—Fair yarding of fat sheep; prices were lower in sympathy with the depressed state o£ the Homebusli market. Fat wethers made to 10/5, crossbred ewes to 7/2, merino ewes 6/G, fat lambs 6/6 to 9/1. Store Sheep.—Very small yarding, crossbred ewes 7/1, merino wethers 6/7, merino ewes 3/4 to 4/7. , Fat Cattle.—Fairly heavy yarding, prices about equal to ,last market. Best fat bullocks to £ 8/5/-, cows to £5/7/-. -Store Cattle;—Only small yarding. Prices somewhat lower.
LITHGOW FAT STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
LITHGOW FAT STOCK SALES. E. H. Taylor and Co. report yarding, at their new sale yards, Bowen fels, 20 head fat cattle, to a good attendance of buyers. Good to prime quqality cattle met with keen competition at last week's highest rates. We sold account Kanimbla Station, 7: steers at £ 7/15/-, 5 at £ 6/13/-, 5 at £6/7/-, 3 at £6/1/-, averaging, £ 6/17/8. , 400 fat sheep and lambs yarded, and; good quality . realised splendid prices. We sold; account Gordon, 96 prime wethers 13/9 to 14/-, 95 old ewes 6/- to 8/4; account Rushman, 83 lambs 7/4 to 9/8, 10 eves at 10/-; account Doig, 53 old ewes to 7/-.
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. THE STRIKE. Law and Order Restored. Brisbane, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. THE STRIKE. Law and Order Restored. Brisbane, Tuesday. Although law and order now prevail, the majority of shop^ are closed, and trade is still paralysed. The tramway manager says the men who are now filling the places of the strikers will be retained in' the service. The leaders of the strike announce that the Seamen's Union and/other unions are out at Townsville. All butchers in Brisbane are on strike. The Sydney Tramway Union has forwarded £500 for the support of the strikers.. - The Sydney Labor Council executive has resolved to support the men both financially and morally. Retail traders refuse to accept the terms of the Trades Hall executives with regard to re-opening their shops. A mandate has been issued not to support shops which have remained' open. The united laborers union is in favor of a general strike of all workers throughout Australia if any of the Brisbane strikers are shot by tlje-police. ■ The Melbourne waterside workers do not contemplate any...
BATHURST FAT STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
BATHURST FAT STOCK MARKET. ©. H. Taylor and Co. report only about SO cattle yarded, principally plain cattle, with a sprinkling of good bullocks, steers, and heifers. S/-, steers £4/10/- to £5/4/-, cows £3/18/- to £5/6/-. "We sold account Gleeson, 13 szeers to £ 5/3/-, cows to £5,.yearlings £2/19/-; account Adlam, cow at £4/10/-, steer at £ 6/2/-; a/c Agents, , 13 steers at £4/10/- to £5/14/-; account Ferguson, cow and calf at £4/18/-; account Owners, cow at £2/18/-, 2 heifersat £2/9/-. Fat Sheep.—Best wethers made to 10/6. We sold account Pratley, 50 mixed at 8/9, 60 small and Inferior j.lambs\to 6/6, 16 cull ewes to 6/3. ; During the week we sold account Moore, Rylestone, 3000 crossbreds, I 4(-tooth, a -magnificent lot, carrying Splendid skins; at a satisfactory price; account Linnane and others, 300 wethers, 250 mixed, and 200 'wethers, 6-tooth. On the 31st, we conducted a large and ..successful clearing-out sale at Raglan .account Mr Thomson. There was a large attendance of buye...
RIGHT DEPTH TO PLOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
'right depth to plough. At a recent meeting of the Narra\x=req-\ coorte branch of the South Australian\Bureau, a long- discussion was help upon the right depth to plough, following a paper read by Mr W. Loller. Members quoted several instances where deep ploughing, even as deeply as ten inches, gave best results in comparative tests. On the other hand, one of the most successful wheat growers in the district never ploughed land of any kind deeper than two inches or two and a half inches, and yet his average was over 20 bushels per acre on all soils. But he used the disc cultivator freely. Mr Loller quoted the case of a real good farrier at Barunga, who ploughed a light soil four and a half inches deep, turning up about two inches of clay. He got hardly any crop; and St was three years before he could make the soil show any improvement, by working it well at great cost.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
FUNDS, £6,000,000. Fire. Accident. live Stock. ' Policies issued to cover Dwellings, Furniture, Stores, Stock-in-trade, Farm Buildings, Crops, Etc. Personal, Accident, Sickness, Workmen's Compensation, and Live Stock Insurance effected at lowest current rates. ' EDWAED WEAVER & CO. Local Agents, Forbes. f. w. mmn, LEADING COACHBUILDER, IAGHIAN STKEET, FORBES. Awarded at the Royal Agricultural Society of N.S.W., Sydney, Show, 1911-^, 1st Prize Tray Buggy. Special Prize Best Four-wheeled Vehicle. Gold Medal (the only gold medal awarded) for Champion Light Vehicle at the exhibition. This distinction has never before 'been, won by a coachouilder in the west. RULE BRITANNIA! Come One. Come All! And make the HOTEL VICTORIA your House of Call. I, E. NOCK, follow the Japanese by-word, "Keep your house in order," , and being a mariner by profession, with 35 years' experience at sea, I flatter myself that I am able to keep my house in order. Our beautiful English fleet owes its succes...
EUGOWRA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
EUGOWRA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION. • A programme lias been framed for the first" sports meeting' of the above association, to be held at Eugowra on Wednesday, 2Sth February. No less than IS events are set-down, and these are of such a varied and interesting nature that a grand day's sport should be eh joyed. There are bicycle, foot running, walking, stepping, tug-oE-war, hurdle, buckjump ing, and various other contests. The, bicycle" wheel race handicaps close 19thv-February, all others events post entry: A grand social will be held in the School of Arts at night. Programmes will be issued in a day or two.
District News BOGAN GATE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
District Mews BOGAN GATE. (From Our Own Correspondent). Owing to there being- no liall available, Tolhurst's being condemned until the necessary repairs, lining, etc., "ai;e effected, Mr Clement Wragge, the famous meteorologist anfl scientific lecturer, was unable to appear here on the 25 th. ultimo, as previously announced. Because of the laclc of suitable accommodation, the people of this community were deprived of an intellectual treat, and a demonstration of the -wonders of the mighty universe, which, when explained and demonstrated by the great astronomer, whose power in meteorological science is recognised, not only in the Commonwealth', but almost in every country in the world, would be. of a highly educational character. There was a movement made a short time ago for the purpose of erecting a. School of Arts, hall, and library. Several meetings were held, and a strong committee, -\vith a hard-working, energetic, secretary, were elected to take the matter In hand, and appeal ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 6 February 1912
PERSONAL. Mrs and Miss M'Phillamy, of Warroo, and other members of the family left for Sydney, yesterdayto spend some time at the seaside!; Mr W.. H. R. Stitt, of Wandary, : has returned from his trip; to_.:tlie metropolis. Mr. C. A. Coles, Yarrawonga, left on Monday for the mountains, where "Mrs Coles and child had preceded him.. ^.rML-and-.Ml's Wallace Hunter and family, Prairie^Enaids, returned from their holiday trip ]^£, week, as did Mr and Miss Kiipatrick,'Forbes.; Mr Allan Kilpatrick, of Forbes,'^has\x=req-\ received news from Scotland that his son, Mr James Kilpatrick, of "Craigie Mains," Ayrshire, recently sold a Clydesdale stallion for the record price of £9500. Mr James Kilpatrick is a noted breeder and judge. Amongst families; returned to the district is that of Mr and Mrs Hugh Stitt, of Boyd, who arrived home •yesterday from a two months' holiday.; ; Mr R. Thomas, of Messrs Thomas Bros., storekeepers, Forbes, is off for Manly by this.afternoon's train. Mr Thomas lias no...