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Forbes Rifle Club, [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 16 March 1912
Forbes Rifle piub, Result of the 5th shoot of the Wednes day section for the Major McDonnell ritte and trophies presented by Messrs. A, J, Baldock and Jas, Murphy 500 OCO Hep. T). 1 P. Ford 30 32 2 *4 A. Peppercorn 30 26 5 61 J. Fielder 31 29 scr 60 J. Jenkinson 30 2b 2 60 D. Hansard 28 28 4 60 At practice the following scores were made 500 600 Tl. VV. Shervington 34 24 5S H. Hand 27 25 52 The final shoot for the rifle and trophies will take place by the Saturday section on 24th March and by the Wednesday section on 27th March.
A MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 16 March 1912
a iras'm The following story is utlributcvl to tilO famous playwright, the lute Sir W. S. Gil« who was also' a niayistrtue. A motorist was charged beioru lilm with driving a cur al an excessive- speed. Ask ed it liu had anything to .say in dei'eucei ao rudely replied: "i sjhan't say anything. Vou magistrates here arc all alike. Noth ing thy upper classes do is right. X re i use to plead, .su juu can inulyj your Una .is heavy as you like." "Five pounds," .•;aid • Sir William, ituietly. ".But your in* siuuatiou about class distinctions is a Mistake. Had you been a gentleman, I ' .1 j iid have uuwlo it ten."
Sydney Sporting Letter. "The Looker-on Sees most of the game." THK TURE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 16 March 1912
Sydney Sporting Letter. BY LOOKER ON. "The Looker-on Sees most of tlie same." THK TURF. Reference to my first letter after the weights for the Australian cup appeared ipfillshow that I made Saxonite prime pick of my early bunch. In my finals for the race, I placed him first and Flavian second. When I elevated Saxonite from his lowly placc in the weights early in February to first of my picks, 50's or more could have been got about him. Even after the stable support which I anticipated, he could have been backed on .he course at 20's and he started at 16 to 1. As he dead-heated, i.'i on him at 50's brought £24 10s profit, at 20's£$ 10s profit, and at 16 to 1 £7 los profit. * # « Saxonite, a 5-year-old gelding by Sir Tristram-Carronade, was bred by his owner, Joseph Brown of Newcastle, who has aimed at many big events and just failed. For him Patronage was beaten a short neck by San Fran in the Metropoli tan, and was again second in Street Arab's ! Sydney Cup; Proceed was third in a M...
FORECASTS. [Rosehill (Sydney), March 16 and 23.] First Day. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 16 March 1912
FORECASTS. [Rosehill (Sydney), March 16 and 23.] First Day. Trial Handicap, 7 fur.—Silver Havoc I Prince Araxes 2, Clonony or Ulmus 3. Camellia btakes, I mile.—Pontano I Woolerina 2, Lager 3. Juvenile Stakes, 5 fur.—Rosedrop I, Marasca 2, Lady Ibex 3. Club Handicap, 1 mile, 3 fur.—Lady Wilde I, Haze 2, Crown Thistle or Eric 3. Railway Stakes, 6 fur.—Winsome I, Cronje 2, George Gunn or Precious 3. Parramatta Mile—It's Funny 1, Recalled 2, Respect 3.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 16 March 1912
IN MEMORIAM. PATTERSON — In loving memory of our dear husband and father, Henry Hilton Patterson, who de- parted this life at Forbes on 18th March, 1911. We saw him suffering day by day, It caused us bitter grief; To see him slowly pine away, And could not give relief. Not dead to us, we love him dear, Not lost, but gone before; He lives with us in memory dear, And will for ever more. Sweetly and safely now he rests, We must not grieve or weep; Dry up those bitter falling tears, He's gently hushed to sleep. Our Father help us now to say, Most Holy is Thy will; Graiit us submission day by day And whisper "Peace be Still." Inserted by his loving wife and children.
A TICHBOURNE FATALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 16 March 1912
A TICHBOURNE FATALITY. On Friday evening last (says the Parkes "Examiner") Mrs. John Fallon was driv- ing to her home from Tichbourne, two miles distant from it, accompanied by her daughter. They reached a gate, which her daughter got out of the vehicle to open. Just then a piece of paper was carried along by the wind. This frighten- ed the horse, which took off down the fence. In the bolt, Mrs. Fallon was thrown out, and dragged some distance She was picked up in an unconscious con- dition. On Sunday evening she regained consciousness for a brief space, but soon relapsed, finally passing away at half past ten on Monday morning. Mrs. Fallon was an excellent neighbour and friend and was widely respected for her many estimable qualities. The respect in which she was held was evidenced by one of the largest funerals which has taken place for a lengthy period. The coffin was taken to the Roman Catholic Church, where a service was held, and thence to the ceme- tery, the officiating minis...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 16 March 1912
Messrs. YV. Iv. Garnsey, senr,, are sell ing Dy auction to-day the furniture and effects of AJr. George Gorman who is about to leave Forbes. Mr. A. J. Tompkins, of Lara, Trundle, has purchased the Royal Hotel at Manildra from Mr. J. Colbran. The price stated is £5500. We understand that the Metropolitan Hotel lias changed hands. Mr. Waldron having sold out to Mr. Newell, who comes from Queensland, ihe transfer will take place at the end of the month. His Lordship the Bishop of Bathurst will be a visitor to Parkes from Saturday till Monday, and during his stay will be the guest of Mr. and Mm. Warren . He con ducts special services at Parkes and Tich borne on Sunday. Mr. Edward Marriott, Orange Police Magistrate, has been appointed Deputy Licensing Magistrate at Forbes, Parkes, and Condobolin during the absence of Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M., on leave. Mr. James M'Dowcll, M.A, headmaster cf the Young district school, has received the appointment of inspector under the Department of Public I...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 March 1912
flreske Is LAWS & STOCK SALESMEN, FORBES, Have the following CHOICE ESTATES on offer : fl-.—Miles from Peak Kill; Fine Wheat Farm, 2560 acres, 700 acrcs cleared for the plough, netted, good homestead. Low price for a quick Sale. 12.—In Forbes District, 3J&lt; miles from Railway Station, wheat farm, 1790 acres Freehold, splendidly improved, Uiuo acres cleared for the plough ; one of the very best and most highly improved properties in this favoured district. Attractive Price. 14— Highly attractive cutting up property, suitable for wheat farms; 8 miles from railway at Forbes ; well improved ; about 3000 acres cleared for the plough out of an area of 7,500 acres. Price reasonaoe 27.-—Beautiful farm of 2560 acres, alongside the route to be traversed by the Forbes Stockinbingal line; nothing better offering for mixed farming; large area beautiful red land, while portion of the property con-ist-; of rich fattening myall flats; no money to spend in improvements. OHEaP. 57.—...
THE SAVINGS BANK ABSORPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 March 1912
TJiK SAVINGS BANK AB SORPTION. in (lie Assembly last night furth er appeals were made to the Gov eminent for an undertaking that) tlio Commonwealth, would not bo allow ed to take over I lie savings banks. -Mr. Carmiehael said that 110 pro, posals l'or amalgamation with the Federal bank could be made effect ive until they were ratified by both Houses of Parliament.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 March 1912
CRICKET. The married and single members of the Forbes clubs played a match on the cricket ground on Saturday afternoon, the single men winning ly 11 runs. The married men only had seven batsmen. Scores are as follows. Single—First Innings. J. S. Shiels, l.b.w., b A. Stephenson ... 18 J. Hyslop, b Farrand 4 E. Boulton, c N. Emmett, b C. Gaggin 5 R. Emmett, b C. Gaggin 5 J. Thomas, c Farrand, b Stephenson 10 N. Emmett, b Stephenson 6' S. Summers, b L. Reytnond 0 T. Lynch, b Stephenson ... "... 6 H. Ellis, c Thomas, b Stephenson ... 22 E. Green, not out ... ■ 13 M. Lynch, c Thomas, b Coram ... 6 Sundries ... 4 Total 99 Bowling ; F. Farrand, I for 18; C. Gag gin, 2 for 26 ; A. Stephenson, 5 for 34; L. Reymond, 1 for 17; H. Coram, i for 0. Married—First innings. C. Gaggin, b H. Ellis 2 F. Farrand, c N. Emmett, b Shiels ... X J. J. Walsh, b Shiels 12 H. Coram, st. Thomas, b Boulton ... 17 A. Stephenson, b R. Emmett ... ..._ 13 L. Reymond, not out ... 14 J. Green, b H lSllis ... 25 Sundrie...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 March 1912
Races to Come. The Western District Racing Asso ciation hiiB alloted tiie following dates tor tlie 1912 season:— Forbes Hibernians, March 20th. C'owra Hibernians, March 20th. Grouleil Hibernians, March 22nd, . Walierawang, March 23rd. lSugowra, April 3rd. Cowra, April 8th and 9th,' Canowindra, April 11th. Goolagong, April 12th. Coudobolin, April 16 andl7. Guigong, April 17th. Bathurst Turf Club, April 20 and, 22. Wellington Jockey Club, April 34 and 25. Mudgeo Kaco Club, April 20 & 27, CrviU'ell J.CI.. April ?, 0 and May 1, Dubbo Jockey Club, May 3 and 4 Trangie Jockey Club, May 1 & 8 Wellington 1\K. Club, May 9 and 10. Macquario P.Jl. Club, May 15 and 16. Pea Hill, May 21st and 22nd. Navromine, May 29th and 30th. Bathurst, Juno 1st and 2nd. Gllgaridra, Juno 19th.
The Saturday Half Holiday. DISSATISFACTION AT WYALONG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 March 1912
The Saturday Half Holiday. DISSATISFACTION AT VVYALONG. West VVyalong is not at all satisfied with the change in the weekly half holiday recently made from Wednesday to Satur day. A lively public meeting was held with a view of petitioning the Minister for Lands and Labor, to have the Saturday Halt Holiday abolished in West Wyalong, in favor of Wednesday as hitherto exis ted, and the late night on Saturday in lieu of Friday as at present introduced. " We have had a few weeks of the Saturday half ■ holiday (says the "Star"), and judging by complaints, and the inconvenience caused town and country residents, there appears to be no logical argument in favor of the Saturday half-holiday at present. If we had a railway to Lake Cudgellico, and an excursion train ran out every Saturday at I p.m., returning of a Sunday night, there might be an excuse for the early closing on Saturday. " There are, however, a great many who would be prepared to favor the old system that existed years ago, i....
The Markets. SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 March 1912
The Markets. SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. Messrs. John Bridge and Co. Ltd , re port that rabbitskins showed a further rise of id .to ij£d per ib, best lines making llj^d to I2^d. For tallow, in consequence of the bad news from London, where the strike is disturb ing the regular course of trade, the ship ping enquiry was dull, and values eaued 5s to ios per ton. The sheepskins market is remaning stat ionary so far as the price per lb is con cerned, but the average price per skin is improving according as the wool is be coming longer, Winchcombc Carson Ltd. report for wefik ended 16th March, 1912, that sheep skins met a very strong market at un changed rates. Quotations : Full wools 6.):d to 7jd, medium 5d to 6Jd, shcrts 3-Jd to 5.1d, pelts 2.Jd to 3iid, crossbreds coarse to fine 5d to 7d, lambs 4-Jd to 6jd per lb. Rabbin skins met a strong demand, and it is evideut that a much larger supply could be taken. Prime lid to 13d, good gd to lO.ld, medium 7d to 8Jd, milky doe 7d to 8d, kitten 5d ...
Orange H.A.C.B. Races. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 March 1912
. Orange H.A.G.B. Races. The Orange H.A.C.B. Meeting was held on Saturday in glorious weather. Results St. Patrick's Handicap.—6 furlongs. Veronite, 9 5 (Moon) ... ... 1 Arailcorn, 7.13 (Higgins) ... ... 2 Nellie, 7.0 (H, Quinn) ... 3 Other starter: Peruvian. Betting: 6 to 4 against Veronite, 5 to 2 Arailcorn and Peruvian, 10 to I Nellie. Won from the rise of the barrier. Time, 1.18. Home Rule Trial Stakes.—6 furlongs. Bay Hornet, 8.11 (E. Johnston) ... I Lady Corinth, 8.11 (H. Quinn) ... 2 Katella, 8.1 (J. Pratt) ... ... 3 Other starters: The Alchemist, A J.R., Redluom, Miss Skopos, and Aerogram. . Betting: 6 to 4 against Lady Corinth, 2 to I Bay Hornet, 3 to I Katella, 10 to X others. Won after a good racc from the favor ite. Time, 1.1954. Hibernian Handicap.—1 mile. Nellie, 7.0 (H. Quinn) ... x Larnaca, 6.12 (L. Walker) ... ... 2 Coachman, 7-3 (Higgins) ... ... 3 Other starter: Lord Skopos. Betting : 2 to I Larnaca, 4's others. Nellie was first away and jus', >von on the post....