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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
£,20 reward: THE above Reward will bo paid to any person giving such information as will lead to the conviction of any one Destroying Rabbit-proof Fencing on Burrawang Station. THOS. 13DOLS & CO. £20 Reward. THE above Reward will be paid for information that will load to the conviction of any person or persons damaging the Netting Fences on Ooma, or leaving Netting Gates open Trespassers prosecuted. JOHN I. DENT. NOTICE. • ANY Person found SHOOTING, HUNTING, or otherwise TRESPASS ING on PRAIRIELANDS will be prosecuted without respect to pex sons. All previous permissions cancelled WALLACE HUNTER. NOTICE. Any Porson found Shooting, Fish ing, Hunting, or otherwise trespass ing on BOYD RUN will be prosecut ed without respect to persons. ST1TT BROS. MOT1CS. After this date any person found Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Ufeing the Private Tracks, or otherwise Trespassing on any part of Carra vobbity, . Traversdale, and Wonga 'cng, will bo prosecuted. Ail previous permissions cancel...
A FURTHER CHARGE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
A FURTHER CHARGE. Christopher Madden was further charged with stealing two pairs of scissors, one umbrella, and one raz or strop, the property of Willie Clioug. Mr. Kobinson appeared to prosecute, and Mr. Moloney for the accused. Constable Coleman stated: On the Oth inst., wlien accused was released on bail on the former charge, 1 said to him, "You had better leave your boxes till the afternoon." He came to the lock-up a,t. a quarter to two. and X said to him, "Chong has reported losing a lot of other things, and I want to have a look through your boxes.' Ho replied, "All right, you can look through them, there is nothing there that belongs to him." George Chong arrived and the ac cused opened his trunk, George Chong claimed the scissors as the property of his brother. The accus ed said, "Yes, they belong to Wil lie; ho lent them to me about six months ago." The second pair of scissors he said he bought for Is .id or Is Cd about nine months ago. George Chong said, "You coud not have...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
(BY BAYARDO Tlie locally-bred Dunroo, by War roo, l'roui Dunure, who is- trained in Sydney by S. Fielder, started at the Berry J.C. races on Thursday last. The rights in connection with the Hibernian race meeting to take place on the Forbes course 011 20 th March next, were disposed of 611 Saturday afternoon. Mr. Nock pur chased the booth for £7 10s, and Mi Rath the tea room i'or £2 10s. * # $ We reported in hist issue that Mr. Austin the stipendiary steward of the W.D.R. Association, has tender ed his resignation. Mr. Austin's po sition has been anything but a hap py one during his occupancy of the office. # * » """ Cable News, who is owned by Mr T. Hoyle, of Orange, escaped from his stable on Saturday morning, and was missing for half an hour be fore the fact was discovered. A motor car was brought into requis ition to catch the animal, who is supposed to have gone towards Orange. * # # The concluding clay of the V.R.C. Autumn Meeting took place on Sat urday la.st. The principal e...
Alleged Stealing. Committed for Trial. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Alleged Stealing-. Committed for Trial. Christopher Madden, on remand, on bail, was charged that he did at Forbes on or about February 22, steal one suit of clothes of the val ue of £5 5s, the property of George Clxong. Mr. Itobinson appeared to prosecute, and Mr. Moloney for the accused. Constable Coleman stated: At 10 a.m. on the 6tlx inst. the accus ed was handed into my custody bj one of the Sydney police, together with the depositions produced. 1 also produce a suit of clothes which was handed to me by the constable. J said to the accused, "Is this the Buit of clothes you are charged with stealing." He replied, "Yes.' To Mr. Hobinson: 1 saw the ac cused afterwards at the lockup and found some other things which were claimed by W. Chong. The evidence taken at the Sydney' court, was read over. To Mr. Moloney: About 2 o'clock on the day the accused was handed over to me he said that the suit was given to him by Chong. In re gard to the articles which are the subject of another cha...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
The Municipal Council are inviting ten ders for the re-laying of the floor in the Town Hall. Tenders close on Monday, 25th instant. At the licensing court yesterday, before the P- M , Edward Nock was granted a booth license for the Hibernian races on March 20th. The death occurred in Orange on Fri day of Mrs. James Cox, aged 70 years. The deceased was a highly respected resi dent of the district and left a grown up family of 10 children and 31 grand children. Mr. J. Hasemere of Forbes is a brother of the deceased. Constable Jenkinson is leaving Forbes to-day on a well earned two weeks holi day. He intends taking part in the rifle meeting at Bathurst and as he is at present in good form he should well uphold the honor of the Forbes club. The annual ball in connection with the H. A. C. B celebrations will take place in the Town Hall on the evening of Wed nesday, March 20th. This function is always a success, but promises this year to be even more enjoyable than its prede cessors. We a...
South African Soldiers' Association [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
South African Soldiers' Association Ten years have almost passed since tho iust regiments of lliis Slate which served in tlie South .African war returned sun-tunned and weath er beaten to their native soil, some after many months of hardships and dangers peculiar to campaigning, Out one and all alter having per formed their allotted tasks and up holding the dignity of the British l'acc. With the passing of that ten years, what changes have marched along; men who were the closest of comrades on the veldt have, alter a few years of correspondence, inevit ably lost touch. Some have joined t!.v -t>,000 brave warriors who rest beneath the veldt; others have sought fresh fields, and migrated to liiuny lands. Still the great ma- I jority of the 7,000 New South Welshmen who served in the war re I main within this State's boundary, ! and now the bugle in the form of I an association sounds the "assem ' bly" to those remaining to once more come shoulder to shoulder, with their old comrades...
CHARGE OF MATRICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
CHARGE OF MATRICIDE. At tjie Cumnock Police Court last week Mabel Small was charged, with having^. feloniously and malicious ly murdered her mother, Esther Jane Johnson, on September 14tli, 1911. From the lengthy evidence brought forward it appears that the deceased became suddenly ill on September 14th last. She complain ed of pains and said, "1 think I nave been poisoned." Dr. Micliell, of Molong, was called in to attend the deceased, who died an hour later. He afterwards, in the pres ence of Dr. Neumann, made a post mortem examination on the deceas ed, and pronounced that in his opinion death was due to strychnine poisoning. Afted lengthy evidence had been taken the accused, who cried bitterly throughout the pro ceedings, was committed to take her trial at the Quarter Sessions to be held in Sydney on March 18 th,
REV. FATHER DUNNE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
REV. FATHER DUNNE. At the Convent School hall, Cargo, re cently, the parishioners of Cargo, Cudal, and Bowen Park bade farewell and made presentations to the Rev, J. A. Dunne on his removal to the newly created parish of Trundle. The Rev. P. J. Doran (Canow i.idra) presided, and the Rev. Father □'Kennedy, of Cowra, was also present. After several toasts had been honored, and several addresses delivered, Mr. Al. J. Fisher, on behalf of the parishioners, presented the reverend gentlemen with a purse of sovereigns as a small token of their respect and esteem. Father Dunne was also presented by the shool children with a handsome hearth rug and set of mats, by the altar boys with a gold foun tain pen, and by the Children of Mary (Cudal) with a set of gold sleeve links.
AUCTIONEER'S APPLICATION REFUSED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
ArCTiO.NKHli'K APl'MCATIOiV REFUSED. A spccial Licensing Court was held yes terday before the P.M., Mr. J. Jamieson, and Messrs. J. W. Mills and II. Stirling J's P, when Henry Livingstone Wright applied for .an auctioneer's license for the district of Forbes. Mr. Reymond appear ed for the applicant and Sub-Inspector Nolan for the police to object. The ap plicant stated that he was the agent for the Singer Company and resided in Forbes. The nature of his business brought him into contact with most of the country people, and he thought that it would be to their benefit as well as his own if he could secure a license, The company had no objection to this application If he was granted the license he intended to hold regular weekly sales for all produce and poultry etc. He was sure he could assist the country people in that respect. The bench by a majority decision refused to grant the application as they considered there was not sufficient evidence of a public demand, as required by the...
LEGISLATORS AND THEIR PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
LEGISLATORS AND THEIR PAY. A telegraphic report from Sydney con veys the interesting announcement that in the Legislative Assembly on Monday night Mr. Holman gave notice of his in tention to introduce a Bill to amend the Constitution Act in its relation to the al lowances to members of Parliament. It will be interesting to watch the denone ment. It looks as if in the belated hours ] of the session our alleged representatives I are going to follow the unrighteous example [ of their Eederal confreresj and take by vir tue of their self-contained power wiiat tliey very properly judge would be denied them by the electors. Five hundred pounds per annum might not be an excess ive allowance if the payees were up to a decent standard of intelligence and ability and dignity. But the present assembly as a whole is not so; there is no gainsaying that. Moreover, another very important consideration in the matter is that the House is numerically excessive, and has been ever since Federation was c...
LET THE EMINENT VIENNA OPTICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
JLET THE EMINENT VIENNA OP TICIAN TEST iOUR SIGHT. At the very first, signs of failing or defective vision you should have your eyes attended to without de lay. Mr. Basser, tho eminent Vi enna Ophthalmic Optician, will be in this town on the date mention ed below, when your eyes may 'je scientifically and skilfully tested free of charge, and suitable glass es supplied if necessary. This gen tleman has secured high credent ials, by examination in the leading Optical Institutes of Vienna, Berlin, Jbresden, London, and New York. He is also a qualified Master of the British Optical Association. Mr. Basser may be consulted in person at tho Albion Hotel, Forbes, on Friday, April 5tli, from U a.m. to 4 p.m. Mr. Basser's permanent add ress is Cliallis House, Sydney.
FORBES TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
FORBES TENNIS C.LV1J. A committee meeting of the Forbes Tennis Club was lield at the School of Arts 011 Tuesday night. There were present Messrs Stevenson (iu the chair), Smith, Bavage, MoPhee, Broderick, and XiOwe. The question o£ top-dressing No. v court with tar was discussed, nnd it was decided not to do any thing iu the matter at the present. Mr. O'Ryan tendered his resignat ion as joint secreelary and treasur er, and It was accepted with regret, | Mr. Booth being appointed to fill the position. Mr, Sa.vage moved lhat the opening day he fixed for Saturday, March 23rd. Mr. McPliee seconded the motion, which was car ried. Messrs McDade, West, Miller and Euimett were ejected new mem bers. A vote of thanks to the chair fpaa concluded tiie cieetipff. ,
Parents and Citizens' As sociation. A HIGH SCHOOL WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Parents and Citizens' As sociation. HIGH .SCHOOL, W.WLUJl). The annual meeting oi' (lie Par ents and Citizens' Association for the purpose of electing officials for Uio year was lield at the School of Arts on Friday evening. The presi dent, Mr. J, Donaghey, occupied tho chair, find there was a large attend ance of ladios and gentlemen. The following officers were elect ed: .President, Mr. Donaghey; vice presidents, Messrs \V. P. Hunter and K. Shelton; secretary, Mr. J. H. J3ates. Mr. Bales stated that lie would like some one else to take tho position/ as he was not always in town to attend to mattors re quiring attention. Mr. Walsh offer ed \o give Mr. Bates every assist ance and do the necessary work during his absence from town. Mr. Dates then consented to accopt the office, and he was thanked by the meeting. Treasurer, Mr. A. J. Bal docli; committeo, Mesdames I-lut. chison, Bray, Hmmett, Patterson, Smith, Baldock, Jones, Biggs, Coch rane, and Misses Kirkman and Kob inson. Tho mat...
LIBERAL ORGANISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
LIBKKA Ij OR«ANISATXON. A meeting of ladies interested in the cause of Liberalism was held in the council chambers at the Town Hall on Friday night last. There was a repre sentative attendance of ladies, while Mr. Wallace Hunter, president of the Forbes branch of the Liberal Association, occu pied the chair. There were also present Miss Fourdrinier and . Mr. W. H. Clutton, organisers. The principal address was that delivered by Miss Fourdrinier and after she had spoken resolutions were passed in favor of the formation of women's league to be affiliated with the local association. The following officers were elected :—President, Mrs. Loxley ; vice-presidents, Mrs. Thornton and Mrs. Bray; secretaries, Mrs. Dunn, and Airs. Thompson ; committee, Mrs. Hasemere, Mrs. Beales, Mrs. Hooper, Mrs R. Thomas, Mrs. VV. Thomas, Mrs. Barton, Miss Thomas, Mrs. R. A. Thomas, Miss Strickland, Mrs Morris, Mrs. Davis, •Mrs. Pridley, Misses Laneyrie, Mrs. VV. Thomas, ilrs. Adkins, Mrs. Little, Mrs. Patte...
THE SOUTH POLE EXPECTION. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
THE SOUTH POLE EXPEGTION. London, Tuesday. In a further cable to the "Daily Chronicle " Commander Amundsen states that he saw nothing of Captain Scott. "If he was not at the Pole sooner than myself it is exceedingly likely Scott reached the pole later. ■ The altitude was the greatest difficulty. Sometimes it reached 16,560 feet. At the Pole it was 10,500 feet. Difficulty was experience in breathing at 855 degrees. Twenty four dogs were killed. They were fat and proved good eating. There was a remark able absence of life on the trip. Two skua gulls were seen at 841/2 degrees." Com mander .Amundsen attributes his success to the use of skis, and says there were no " real hardships,
"WHY GIRLS LEAVE HOME." [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
"WHY GIKIjS JjEAVli HOME." That popular Australian actress-mana ger Miss Kate Howarde, and her Metro politan Dramatic Co. will make a welcome re-appearance in Forbes on Friday and Saturday nights in the Town Hall. On the opening night Miss Howarde's com pany will play that great London dramatic success '• Why Girls Leave Home." Miss Howarde holds the sole Australian rights for this drama, which is full of exciting sensations, and well interspersed with comedy. The scenic effects will be the best seen here for many years. On Satur day night that great farcial comedy "Char ley's Aunt," will be played. Seats may be reserved without extra charge at Mr. Coch rane's newsagency. On Saturday night the performance will not start till nine o'clock, so as to enable those who have to | do shopping and shop assistants to attend i On Friday nignt the performance will otart at eight o'clock.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 March 1912
Wanted TEAM to Draw Timber. For fur ther pa/ticulai's apply— J. B. RAYMOND & SONS, LTD. For Sale. SULKY and HARNESS in good order. Only six months in use. Also MARE, 4 years old, reliable and good traveller. For particulars apply MANAGER, Times Office. Share Farming. A SHARE FARMER is wanted by R. Kelly, Cowra Road. Farmer to Get First Bag, and share alike after. Full particulars from— R. KELLY, Cowra Road. . S miles from Forbes. Public Notice. All Accounts owing to me while in the Massey-Harris business must be paid by 30th March. Failing this legal proceedings will be taken for the recovery of same. A. MARKIX, Forbes. March 7th, 1912. For Sale. 1 FAIRLY HEAVY DRAUGHT COLT, 2 years old; broken in; good condition. £33. 1 FAIRLY HEAVY DRAUGHT COLT, 2 years old; broken in; good condition. £25. For further particulars or firm offer apply to— \V. K. MOORE, BROOKE, & CO., Stock & Station Agents, FORBES, N.S.W. South African Soldiers' Associa tion of New South Wale...