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FORBES GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
There was a good attendance at the Forbes Gun Club grounds on Saturday, when a £30 match was decided and also several sweepstakes were shot off. The weather was dull and consequently there was a bad light for shooting. Taking everything into consideration a good afternoon's sport resulted. The best run of the clay was made by Mr. A. E. Mus grave. Twenty one shooters took part and M r. Mcintosh actcd as referee. At the end of the 9th round A. JG. Musgrave (26yds ) on two nominations took out ±'4. The following on one nomination took 1 out £2 each : " Raglan " (24yds ), D. Hurkett (24yds), 0, Barnett (24yds), L. Laneyrie (24yds ), (3. Cabot (22yds), A. Cutler (24yds), J. Burns (24yds), J. Deben. ham (2lyds), and A. Buttress f23yds). At the end of the nth round the balance was divided by " Raglan," Barnett, Laneyrie, Burns and Cabot. After the match sweeps resulted as follows No. 1 Sweep> divided by Mijsgrsve E, ftfpJjtfpsJj (324', J. Burns (24), L. Laneyrie (24), M. Martel (24), . ...
Forbes Police Court. TUESDAY, MARCH 12th. (Before the P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Forbes Police Court. TUESDAY, MARCH I2th. (Before the P.M.) Robert Allport pleaded guilty to a charge of drunkenness and was lined 5s or 48 hours. C. Schultz was proceeded against by the Jemalong Shire Council for allowing a dead animal to remain on the Condobolin road. Air. Moloney appeared for the defend ant and pleaded guilty. He stated that his client was driving the horse along the road when the animal suddenly dropped dead. He pulled the animal off the road and did everything possible to destroy him. He was due at Condobolin and had no time to wait to see if the animal was burnt. Tho P.M. imposed a fine of XI, aiul costs of court, Mr. Booth appeared to represent the council . William Until, Inspector of Nuis ances, proceeded against Percy I'iuuL for plying for liire in the Municipality of Forbes without hav ing a license. Mr. Keymoiul ap peared for tlie defendant who plead ed guilty, and Mr. Moloney appear ed lor the council. The P.M. fined the defendant XU, XI is professional...
Legislative Council and the Government. MR. BEEBY'S FEELINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Legislative Council and the Government. MR. BEEBY'S FEELINGS. Ill a press interview, Mr. Beeby, Minis ter for Labor and Industry, tool: die mem bers of the Legislative Council to task for their hostile attitude towards the aucend ing arbitration law. While Mr. Beeby anticipated, he said that the Council would suggest certain amendments, and probably persist in some of them, he had always hoped that the general spirit of the meas ure would be accepted and the nominee chamber would give the s.ime treatment that they had meted out to its predecessors When Mr. Wade placed his measure be fore the Council it was not dealt with on party lines and he got what he asked for/ but when the present Government submit ted its measure, which contained many valuable clauses, the Council showed stroii ; partisan" spirit, and lie believed in many instances, absolute ignorance of the meaning and effect of the measure. The members of the Council had ahvavs claim ed that they were non party and prepared ...
HIBERNIAN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
HIBERNIAN liACES. We would give a reminder to horse owners that entries for the principal events in connection with the Hibernian race meeting, to take place on the Forbes racecourse on .Wednesday next, March 20th, close on to-morrow evening, at 8 p.m. The general entry is due on Monday, 18th inst. Mr. JG. A. O'Loughlin is the secretary.
Were The Lights Shining? POLICE SUMMON MOTOR DRIVER THEN WITHDRAW THE CHARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Were The Lights Shining ? VOLIOJB SUMMON MOTOR DitiVlSK THEN WITHDRAW T'UK CilAltGlO. At tile Police Court yesterday be fore Mr. J. Jamiesoii, P.M., ltoy Strickland was charged with having driven a motor car in the municipal- ' ify of Forbes on February 27, with out lights. Mr. Keymond appeared tor the defendant, who pleaded not guilty. Before any evidence was called Mr. Keymond mentioned that there liad been two previous summonses arising out of the same incident, .lie could assure the bench that tliey had good reliable evidence to prove that there were lights on the ear 011 the night in question. Het thought that as the two previous cases had failed it was advisable to mention the fact, as lie did not wish to waste the time of the court in going into evidence, lie did not wish to cast any reflection 011 the police at all, as he consider ed iiiey were doing their duty in the matter, but it was evident a mistake had been made. The P.M.: The other two cases are not before my mind at ...
Moorefield Races. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
SVIoorefieSd Races. The Moorefield races were run on Saturday in cloudy weather, before a good attendance. Results :— Flying Handicap.- 6f. Sunburnt, 7.3 (Barnett) ... ... I Lady Olwen, 8.12 (Davies) ... ... 2 ICashgar, 8.0 (Laraond) ... ..3 Other starters: Sylvander, Peronella, Torula, Langford, Lady Madalet. Winner started at 3 to x. Won com fortably by three lengths. Time, I.17. Stewards' Mile. C.H., 7.12 (Hook) ... 1 Little Lill, 9.1 (Barnett) ... ... 2 Lager, 10.12 (Foley)... ... ... 3 Other starters : Colma, Boombah, Tris tram, Kialci, Recalled, Vcldon, Ardeche, Belle Vive. Winner started at 3 to I. Won by half a length. Time, 1.33. Kogarah Stakes.—1 mile. Lady Vanity, 7.9 (Foley) ... ... 1 Sunspray, 7'4(D;ivies) ... ... 2 Ulmus, 9.5 (Whitehall) ... ... 3 Other starters : Harley, l'adang, Ra vonia, Simiter, Lady Nolan, Thalmous, Belan, Aly AJaru, Maltee, V1/ithora, Perissa Eastertide. Winner started at 2 to 1. Won easily by three lengths. Time, I.44J. Nursery Handicap.—5 fur. ...
THE FORBES JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
THE FORBES JOCKEY CIiUB. The receipts of the recent meeting of the Forbes Jockey Club are most satis factory. Wc have been informed by Mr. D. J. Moloney that roughly speaking the total moneys received amounted to £315. and the expenditure, including prize money, to about £190; showing a profit of £125. Last year the profit was only £60 and previous meetings held at this time of the year resulted in a loss. This should be most gratifying to the committee.
Forbes Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Forbes Land Board. A meeting of the local land board for the land district of Forbes was held on Monday morning. There were on the bench Messrs. R. Shelton (chairman), J. G M. Sharpe and W. C. Brooke (meribers). The following cases were dealt with :— For Consideration. Sp. Ls. II-33, M. Field.—Refused. 1 A.C.P. n-55, ton of C.L., Goldsbrougb, AJort and Co.—Confirmed. Proposed Transfer. Sett Ls- 628-M. C. Mcl'hillamy to \V. J. Murray.—Postponed. Sp, L. 12 7, J. R. McGeorge, application for two acres, Cudgcrabong.—Recom mended that apnlicant be alloted one acre for a period of 14 years.
The South Pole Reach. COMMANDER AMUNDSEN'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
The South Pole Reach. COMMANDER AMUNDSEN'S STORY. The "Daily Chronicle" on Saturday published in London the account of Com mander .Amundsen's dash tor ihe South I'ole, as cabled by the Commander him self irom llobart. Jn the course of his story, Commander Amundsen says : — " U11 September Slh, a party of eight started in a dash for the t'ole, but it was too early, tiie temperature falling to be tween minus 50 and 60 degrees. Captain Nielsen's party returned, as the dogs were suffering. " i''our others and myself re started 011 October 20th. IVe met with occasional dense fogs and blizzards, but it was a pleasure trip between degrees 82 and S3. " We arrived ac the I'ole 011 December 15th. All hands helped in planting the flag, and we named the spot King ilaakon VII. l'lateau (after the King of Norway). We took minute hourly observations, and then left homewards 011 the 17th. We averaged 25 kilometres daily going and 36 kilometres coming. " H'c determined the extent and char acter of t...
STRAYING STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
STJRAY1NG STOCK." * Notwithstanding the action taken by the Council some time ago with reference to the straying stock trouble tlie nuisance still continues, you only need to. walk around the principal streets in the evening and you will see animals, more especial ly cows, straying and eating up all the rubbish and drinking the water from the gutters. Putting aside the trouble and damage they cause, it should be attended to irom a health, point of view.
Hospital Committee Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
The monthly meeting of the com mittee of the Forbes District Hos .Vital was held in the Council chamb ers on Monday night. There were present Messrs Grinsted (president), Blanche, Stone, Rath, Walsh, ilass ( all, Burton, Donaghey and Ed | wards. | Correspondence was received from the Chief Secretary's office, with reference to a communication j from the secretary rclativo to the conditions under which the special ! grant of £100 was to be expended, and innuiring when the amount, would bo available, slating that before further action was taken it would be necessary for plans and specifications of the proposed addit ions to be submitted to the Chief Secretary's office for approval. U. S. Shelton wrote resigning his position as a member of the commit tee owing to his early departure from Forbes. The resignation was accepted, and on the motion of -Messrs Walsh and Blanche Mr. XI. Shell on was appointed to the vac ancy. The president welcomed Mr. 1-i. Rath as a member of t^ committee, an...
THE COURT HOUSE TYPE WRITER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
THIS CCHJKT HOUSE TYl'E WKITKK. At the Police Court yesterday the pro ceedings were considerably delayed by the refusal of the typewriter to work time and again. Mr. West, the deposition clerk, had to call a halt while he adjusted the machine and the delay caused was of great inconvenience to all concerned. We understand that the machine is a very old one and notwithstanding that repeated ap plications have been made to the depart ment for a new one no notice has been taken of the request. It is to be hoped that a new instrument will be sent along without further red tape inquiry and de lay.
Forbes F[?]fle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Forbes Ffle Club. The fifth competitji shoot by Saturday section members ofprbes rifle club on Saturday resulted as |!lows:— p 600 Hep. Tl. Captain Bates ... i 34 scr. 66 F. Crippen ... j 31 4 66 J. Leader ... j 26 7 64 W. Shervington j 31 scr. 63 J. A. Patterson ... 3 21 9 59 R. Kelly ... ! 23 4 56 A. Miller • •• 2 26 scr. 52 V\. McMahon ... i 17 9 50 The fifth shoot ofVednesday section takes place to-day. I The prize Rifle is tw on view in Mr. j c, O. Bucklsnd's winov in Rankia-st.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Comfort Counts in a Man's Footwear. Of course it does-—-no matter bow smart in appearance, how stylish in in shape—how expensive fn price— 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 stock 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 6ewn soles, .also in Box Calf with welted soles. They are the acme of comfort and Btyle. .real good wearers too, a smart boot for Summer Wear. The prices range from 8s lid to 18s 6ch We would like you to eoo these Values. Yours to Boot, FOffiBES*
JEMALONG SHIRE VALUES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
J13MALONG SHIlili VALUES. Jemalong Shire ratepayers had their assessment notices for 19 li issued to them recently, and evid ence as to the generally acceptable nature of the work done by the .valuer, Mr. A. J-. Booth, is found in the fact that only one appeal has been lodged. There wore about 720 valuations made. Last year Mr. Booth's work was also accepted withal serious demur, as then there were only lour appeals. This year's assessments were much on the same basis as those of 1911, except in a few instances where freslivaluations were for various reasons required.
Forbes Picnic Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Forbes Picnic Race Club. I The following' are the onirics for (he Picnic, races, to take i>lacc on April U51Ji:— WELCOME STAKES—5 furlongs I. \V. II. II. Stitt's W'iari 2 S. Strickland's Boori 3. S. Strickland's The Seor 4. R. Strickland's Ben Bolt 5. G. Golding's Fairy G. Stitt Bros. Whin 7. Stitt Bros. Gay .Lad 8. Dr. Boaznian's Green Flag 9. G. Foy's Blind Murphy 10. T. I.). Ncwcll's Michael 11. S. Jones' Minvoy 12. W. Hall's Fancy Free 13. \V. Hall's Kaby 11. T. L. Thatcher's Ventulist 15. T. L. Thatcher's Brownie 1G. J. 13. ltawsthorne's The Guide 17. J. Rawsthorne's Adios 18. C. S. Macphillamy's Martino 10. N. Macphillamy's Curry 20. W. A. Robinson's Lady Trichord 21. W. A. Robinson's Nulla Nulla 22. J. J. Strickland's Loch Gyla 23. J. J. Strickland's Ben-M'y-Chree THE BRACELET—0 furlongs. 1. S. Strickland's Boori 2. S. Strickland's The Seer 3. YV. A. Robinson's Charley Mac 4. W. A. Robinson's Moonlight 5. W. Hall's Fancy Free 6. T. D. New ell'a Fairfield 7. G. Foy's Blind ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
A GENT'S 8UWlS¥IE!i BOOT FOft 3LOs ©d, Here's a Box Calf Bal., P.T. Cup best and priced 8s Gd to 10s 6d, boot that looks as good as the Then there is our Special, which is even better than it looks for 12s 6d. A perfect boot in every way—fit, style, looks, comfort and wear. Worth and sells at 15s anywhere, but wo buy enough atone time to sell to you at 12s 6d. We recommend the Perry Stafford brand boots for men to givo the most satisfaction and are getting this make fitted with the " Galopin " booi'fastenings—the best and most elegant boot fastening of the world for lacing boots. l$iii $ The Leading Jeweller, Oppos. Soldiors' Memorial, LACHLAN STREET, The Largest stock of Jewellery, Watches, Silver-Mounted Goods, Leather Goods, Wedding St Birth day Presents in-Town. Inspect before buying elsewhere. A. G. F. BOLLINGER, Lachlan Street, FORBES. HOMEBUSH FAT STOCK SALES. & CO,, LTD., gas "ir 3B> Ksr iss ir 9 PAT & STORE STOCK SALESMEN. STOCK & STATION AGENTS. ...
Mr. Beeby and the Orange Seat. MAY STAND FOR BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Mr. Beeby and the Orange Seat MAY STAND FOK JU.Vl'HUKST. Sneaking at Oberon, iMr. G. S. Boel.'y, .Minister foe kauds, said that, no doubt they had been ia the pap ers where lie was going to stand for Orange at the next election. Ha wanted to say that he had made no determination in that matter at all. lie had ben asked to .eontost a number of constit uenciees, but no Minister or member could make a del'ir:io announcement until tho boundaries were finally fixed and determined upon. "1 may, if un friends want me,'' continued tho Minister, "bo found a candidate aongst my old friends in tho Ober ui! district." A voice: Stand for Batliurst! "Whatever .1 do," Mr. Beeby went on, "1 will carry away tho happiest recollections of tho friends I have made in this electorate, vhos support has enabled mo to oc cupy the responsible position that I hold to-day as Minister for .Lands." Oheron, it may be mentioned, it nearly certain to be included in tho l!alluu'st electorate. Printed and Published b...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
A match was played on Saturday on the cricket ground between the South Forbes team and a combined team of the Gunning and Forbes Clubs. After an interesting afternoon's sport South Forbes won by 36 runs. The combined team went to the | wickets lirst and succeeded in putting up | respectable total of 127. C. Gaggin 28, J. I-Iassall 22, S. S. Summers 18, and E Green iy being top scorers. For South Forbes J. J. Walsh 52, H. Ellis 44, and J, Shiels 28, showed the best form with bat, In the bowling Emmett secured the best average for South Forbes and T. Martin for the combined team. Following are the scores:— Gunning-Forbes.—First Innings, S, S. Summers, b Shiels ... 18 J. Hassall, c Shiels, b Ellis ... 22 T. Martin, run out 10 F. Farrand, st. Thomas, b Shiels 6 C. Gaggin, c and b Boulton 28 Stevenson, c J. Martin, b R. Emmett 2 N. Emmett, thrown out 2 C. Madden, 1 b. w., b R. Emmett 0 E. Green, not out ... 17 J. Leyne, st. Thomas, b Coram 1 M. Lynch, c Ellis, b J. J. Green 5 Sundries .....
GENERAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
GENERAL MOTES. I The action of the Mining Warden ' at Dithgow during the week iu granting a three months' suspen ' sion of labor conditions to the Com ! comwealtb. Oil Corporation will in volve a serious loss of wages and I work in the Newnes valley for some I months to come. Interesting evl | dence was given in support of the : application as to the enormous am ount of nioney spent in the efforts to build up the shale oil industry. It was stated that £818,757 had been spent in wages and salaries to the men employed in winning and treating ores, and £120,121 in rail way waggons, the latter being nec essary for the conveyance of their I products to market. The number oJ men employed on the works was as follows:—1908, 277; 1909, 385; 191'/ 58-4; 1911, 53(5, The sum o£ £1,128,431 had been spent on plant and machinery since the inception of the company. Of this amount £5(55,7(54 was spent on machinery ets„ whilst £306,58(5 had been spent in mine's; £95,000 in prospecting • and surveys; ...