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SOUTH FORBES GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
SOUTH FOItlltiS Gl'X (MAIS. The South Forbes Gun Club are out with a £30 pigeon match to take place in the Botanical Gard ens on Friday, 2tjtli January. Anni versary Day is to be celebrated 011 the Friday on which it Calls, and the principal attraction in town for sportsmen will doubtless be the pig eon match. The money for the shoot, is guaranteed, and the rules of the Is'.S \V'. Gun Club are to be svridtly adhered to. Particulars as to con ditions are advertised.
Stock Inspector's Report. SUMMARY OF LAST YEAR'S WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Stock inspector's Report. SUMMARY OF LAST YEAR'S WORK. Iii the course of his annual report as to the scope. of his work and in spections during last year, the Forbes district stock inspector, Mr. W. G. Dowliug, under tiie heading of stock traffic states that, follow ing a normal lambing, there was a greater number of lambs sent away in l!)ll as "freezers," but they were uot in prime condition, and evi denced a scanty millc supply- Prices ruled throughout on a paying basis. The stock trade was brisk, and from careful records compiled it is found that the number of flocks of sheep that travelled through the Forbes district from other to other districts numbered 5207, while the number brought into the Forbes district was 2S0,732, and the num ber that left the district was £70,957, of which 283,052 were classed as fats and 593,005 as storey; included in the fats were 72,005 lambs. • The number of store sheep that travelled by rail was 05,154. There were no deaths from disease. The numbe...
Sport and Pastime. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Sport and Pastime. (BY BAYARD.) Mr. J. T. Ay res, of Orange, luis leased from Mr. Hunter White, Llio brown or black filly, by Swordfisli— Skope, for tliree years. Messrs. H. Chisliolm and Co. sold 011 Friday, on account of Mr. W. Brown, the A.J.C. Summer Cup win ner, Bn\v Bee. The price is not disclosed, but the purchaser is Mr. F. Morton, and Baw Bee will be trained at Rosohill with Aurot'odina, Didus, and Co. * # * The Atliletic Club in Kl-w York' has telegj"'iv'-i«d to Jack Johnson malting him an offer of £3000 for a 10-round bout with Joe Jeanette. That the champion lias not lost his form is tiie opinion of those who saw him work the other day. There is a little fat, but the speed for a man who had not worked for five weeks was amazing. Joe Choynski and Kid Cutler are big men, but they appeared as novices in his hands, the negro bullying and tug ging them around the ring. John son's judgment of distance and speed was superior to that of the other men. :!s * J. E. Yeo, the Sydney...
GUNNING v. SOUTH FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
CJUNNUNG v. SOUTH FORBES. Our attention has been directed to the scores in the recent competition match be tween Gunning and South Forbes, as published in our issue of Wednesday last, wherein there were a couple of inaccur acies. The margin of victory in favor of South Forbes was 24 runs, not 40, as was stated in our paragraph, and the total reached by the Gunning playeis in their second innings was 101, not 61. The feature of that innings was the steady play of J. H. Noakcs, who top scored with 26.
MR. G. PORTER'S WOOL CLIP. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
mk. g. poirmrs wooij clip. Messrs. AV. K. Moore, Brooke and (Jo., have at tlieir offices some strik ing samples of the "Mavchmont " (Queensland) wool clip. The sale of this property, it will be remem bered, was effected by the firm carlior in the year to Mr. George Porter, of The Island & New Park, and the present clip is the first taken off the sheep since Mr. Porter took over the holding. It has a very line staple of great character and quality, and really remarkable condition. The prevailing grass in tho Mavchmont. country is that known as Mitchell, which is vevy properly regarded as the premier sheep grass of the Commonwealth, for its drought resisting quali ties. Considering the height to which tho grass grows, the freedom from dirt and burr of the wool is notable. The clip was sold by Messrs. Dalgety & Co., Ltd., early last month, and in their catalogue (lie firm speak of it in these terma: '"Quccusland is now the groat pro ducing State, of line quality mer ino...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
South Forbes Gun Club. Money Guaranteed. Botanical Gardens, Forbes, (26TH. JANUARY.) Two Nominations' allowed — £l 10s Double; 20s Single ; 15s Star. New South Wales Gun Club rules strictly adhered to. Admission for Public Is. E. ATKINS, Secretary. TOWN HALL, FORBES. Friday,, January. 12, Messrs. Cumin, Dovonport, & Armitase Will produce the great 4 act Sensational Drama The Ian they could not Hang, (From the life story of John Lee.) Croat Realistic Tire Scene. [ Thrilling Trial Scene. | (Lavishly Mounted) Interpreted by a Company of Brilliant Dramatic Artists. On SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, the Company will produce their second great production. Popufar1 Prices, 3s, 2s, Is. Box Plan at Cochrane's, Stationer. GEO. VANCE, Touring Manager . Pascoe the renowned SPECIALIST of the DENTAL INSTITUTE, Anson-st., ORANGE, Telephone 16, Will Visit FORDES on JANUARY 24 & 9.5, and may be consulted at the Post OfTloo Hotel. Eugowra, JAN. 22 & 23, Club House Htl PARKES „ 26 &...
THE MAN THEY COULD NOT HANG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
THE MAN THEY COULD NOT HANG. A somewhat gruesome title this, and one which however attractiv to a large number of people would probably repel others by a sugges tion of horror, tint there is no thing repulsive in the play—but plenty of thrill of intense dramatic action, interspersed with comedy by the favorite and popular comedian, Mr. Tom Curran, of the Geo. Mar low Co., Sydney, and who during John F. Sheridan's life was a pro minent member of his company. Playgoers will witness a work of genuine dramatic art performed by capable actors and actresses, such as Ed. Armitage, Harry Golding, Frank Davenport, Chas. Keegan, and Miss Nellie Armitage (for seve ral years leading lady for Taylor Carrington Co.), Miss Kleanor Gur ney, soubrette (of "William Ander son Co.), Maggie Wyllie, character artiste, and others. The scenery is from sketches from the little ham let of .Babbacombe, from the brush of the popular scenic artist, John F. Williams. The drama will be produced in Forbes 011 a mo...
Jemalong Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Jemalong Shire Council. ' Tho monthly meeting of Jemalong Shire Council was HcUl oil Saturday morning, when there wore present, Councillors AI. Brown (president), W.. .11. Sly, K. E. Rawlins, and J. | 11. Koaltes. ' Tho minutes having been confir- ' med. the president, read iiis usual minute, which siated that plant work had been going satisfactorily since Driver Hill had taken charge, and was now making an output of 72 yards per day, and that would iucroasc to about !*0 yards as tho condition of the road improved. Driver Hill was proving a very cap able man for the position. Corbett's gang was at work on the Bogan Gate road, and Harvey and assistant had been engaged on the Parkes and Bogan Gate roads. Gorman am his assistant had finished the work on wash-out on the North Condobo lin road, and would now proceed to work on the Warroo and Yarraban dai road. He suggested that tenders l>e called for ten chains of metall ing with stone boxing for the wash out on the Condobolin road. H...
SNAKE IN BED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
SNAKK IX Misa Watts, who lives at the Myall, 60 miles from Walcha, was aroused a few nights ago by her little sister declaring that there was a snake in the bed. A light was procured, and it was found that a huge carpet snake was endeavoring to swallow the baby girl. The little one was marked on the face, the reptile's mouth reaching from under her chin to above her eye. Mr. Watts scarified and sucked the wound, and the little girl is now quite well. The snake was killed, and measured 7ft. 6in.
RUMOR OF A STRIKE DENIED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
KUMOII OK A STKIJvlC DKXIIil). A report was curient in town yesterday that there was a dispute at Clark's Hour j mills with the employees, and that some of the men had " gone on strike." On en- ^ quiry at the mill we were told that -.fa: re- | port was news there; that all that had i happened was that a couple of men had been discharged as they were not up to the standard of efficiency.
DONATIONS TO THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
I DONATION'S TO THE HOSPITAL. I The matron of the Forbes fiospuai, [ Nurse Hughes, acknowledges the folio w j ing donations in kind to the hospital for 3 the past monthMr. A. Short, magazines; I Mrs. Rawlins, papers ; Mrs. Hunter, papers; Mr. J. E. Cullen, bag flour; Misses Baldock (2), Bates, Cochrane, and Garnsey, toys and presents for patients ; Mrr.. Cullen; case of fruit; Mrs. Baldock, case of fruit; Messrs. Brownhill Bros., toys and presents ; a friend, turkey and fowls; Miss Bowler, cakes; Mrs. Jones, flowers ; Mrs. Crowe, eggs; Mrs. Dowling, flowers ; Mrs Hutchinson, cakes ; Mrs. McPhillamy, case of fruit; Mrs. Feeney, toys and books; Miss Feeney, books; South Forbes Sunday School, toys and presents ; Church of England Sunday School, toys and presents ; Mrs. E. Bar ton, two pairs fowls; Mrs Cullen, fruit; Mrs. Pratt, old linen ; Mrs Jones, flowers; Mrs. Danvcrs, bottle brandy Other do nations were received with out the name of senders being given. The list of those who remem...
SHIRE COUNCIL AND ANONYMOUS CRITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
SHIRE COUNCIL AND ANONY MOUS CRITICS. At the Jenialong Shire Council meeting on Saturday the president's attention was directed to a letter published recently in one of the Forbes papers under 110111 de plume, in which the writer passed certain strictures on the work of the Coun cil's load malcing plant. Councillor Brown said he had observed the let ter, and if the writer had signed 'lis name he would have considered it his 'duty to reply. But he was not going to take any notice of a writer who was not prepared to sign iiis name. Anyway, the letter was probably written by some one who ■.(id not know what the Council was doing. Cr. Sly said ltis name was mentioned lu the letter, but, like the president, he would not reply to a person who would not sign his name It was noted also that the letter ended up with the usual cry of an onymous writers, that they hoped to see some abler pen than theirs take up the subject.
ONLY TWO DEFAULTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
ONLY TWO 1)K1&lt;\\ ULTERS. The two individuals who spoilt the Jcmaiong Shire Council's record £or having a clean sheet in regard to outstanding rates at the end of the year—and that for the paltry amount of Ss 3d—deserve to have things said about them. The clerk told the councillors in meeting assembled on Saturday last that he had tried every means at hand short of is suing summonses to get in touch with the two defaulters, but he had failed; though he hoped to have the amounts collected without much more delay. Anyhow, the achieve ment in collecting the whole of the rates with the exception of those few few shillings within the twelve months—and that following on a year when absolutely the full sum due was collected—is one that redounds greatly to the credit of the clerk, and it also speaks we'll for the latepayers who have with only two exceptions paid up without that measure of "dunning" that is so unpleasant to all concerned, but. which is so often called for. And the ...
ACCIDENT TO AVIATOR HART. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
ACCIDENT TO AVIATOR HAIiT. Aviator Jiart met with an acci dent oil Saturday while flying from Penrith to rarramatta. He was accompanied by Major .Rosenthal, one of his pupils, who weighs 17 stone. The voyage was without incident till in the vicinity of Mt. Druitt, where atmospheric peculiar ities unexpectedly developed. It had become necessary to effect a landing, and the aviator found it opportune to make a quick choice between landing in the scrub, and the railway line as a resting place. Mr. Hart decided on the railway line, and the telegraph line proved a serious obstacle. In descending a wing of the machine hit the tele graph post, and the passengers were toppled out. Mr. Mart sustained very slight injuries, but Major Ros enthal received a heavy cut under one of his eyes, caused by the goggles he was wearing breaking. Mr. Hart will resume his flight to day, and possibly he will consider it wise to have a companion of less robust proportions. Men who weigh 17 stone should, we th...
Notes for our Cadets. CADETS COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Notes for our Cadets, j CADKXy C'OMi'JK'i'lTlOA". (U.v iiuglei). The Commonwealth Military An (hor;iies have inaugurated what promises to boconio a most interest ing competition. it is open to teams of one officer, two sergeants (or one (-'oloiir-JSorgoant and one Sergeant), ciio Uugler ami -10 rank aint file from any one company oi senior ca dets in the Commonwealth. All members of teams must have serv ed at least three months prior to date of competition, ami must be efficient, and must not have been absent l'rom parades without leave during the preceding 12 months, nor have been punished for breaches of discipline. The competition 'onsists of: .Mil itary rifle shooting, ;',70 points; In spection of arms, etc., 100 points; physical training-, 150 points; com pany drill, 200 points; skirmishing', 200 points; march past, 50 points. Total points, 1,120. The competition, takes as it were a fourfold aspect. First of all teams from each battalion compete, i.e., teams from Forbes, 1'arke...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Races to Come. The Western District Racing Asso ciation lias alloled the following dates for the ID 12 season: — 'Woodstock, January 2 6th. Bathurst, January 25th and 26th. Lagoon, Feruary 3rd. '-V.D.lt.A,, .Oyauge, Fob. 9th & 10th. Wailerawang, February 17th. . Gilgandra, February 21 and 22. Koorowatha, February 2Sth. Orange, March 1st and 2nd. Orange Picnics, March 5tli & 6th. Forbes, March 7th and Sth. Parkes, March loth and 14 th. Orange Iliernians, March 16 th. Mudgee, March 10th. Cowra Hibernians, March 20tli. Forbes Hibernians, March 20th. Greni'oll Hibernians, March 22iul. AVailerawang, March 23rd. Molong, 28Lii and 20th. Kugowra, April 3rd. Cowra, April Sth and 9th. Canowindra, April lltli. Goolagong, April 12th. Condobolin, April 10 andl7. Gulgong, April 17th. Bathurst, April 19, 20. and 22... Mudgee, April 26th and 27tlid. Dubbo, April 26tli and 27ht Grent'ell, May 1 and 2 (may alter. Wellington, May 1st and 2nd. Trangio, May 7tli and Sth. Wellington Picni...
Rabbit Trappers Strike. ORANGE UNION'S ATTITUDE. BETTER PRICES WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
FsaSiblt Trappers Strike. ORANGE UNION'S ATTI'i UDE. BETTER PRICES WANTED. A well-attended meeting of the mem bers nl" the Orange branch of the Aus tralian Trappers' Union was held at the Australian Workers' Union office on Saturday afternoon, Mr. Ike Smith presid ing. The chairman said that was the first meeting of tha union for some time, and they were met to arrive at some under standing regarding the policy to be pur sued during the coming year. From re ports it was learned that the prices for trapping rabbits had been reduced at Bungeridore, Dundedoo, and other places. The A.R U. was started less than nine inotites ago, and there was a membership of 1500. Mr. E. Richards read letters from Bungendore, Young, and Dunedoo auent the position. He expected that the rabbit trappers would put up a strenuous fight for the betterment of their conditicns. With reference to the suggestion in one of the letters read, that the Australian Workers' Union was running the show, the A.W.U. had th...
Moorefield Races. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
The Moorefield Club's races were held at Kogarah on Saturday, under favorable weather conditions, There was a good attendance. Results:— Flying Handicap.—Six furlongs. . Precious, 8.8 (Connell) ... ... I Veneta, 7.12 (Smith) ... .. .... 2 Peronelia, 6.12 (Pinn) V.. - Winner started at 6 to 4. • Won.by two lengths. Time, 1.16. Stewards' Mile. Pan Out, 8 12 (Lamond) ... , ... 1 Fortius, 8 8 (Black)... ...2 ! Kyloe, 7.12, and 2lb over- ... ... 3 • Winner started at 3 to I. ■ Won by a neck. Time, 1.I4. ' ; V Kogarah Stakes.—1 mile, ^ Valmia, 9.5 (Pike) ... I O.D. V., 7.1I (Barnett) ... *■ ... 2 Wallon, 7.12 (Callinan) 3 ; Winner started at 4 to r. Won easily. Time, I-44J4- i .' Nursery Handicap.—4% furlongs. Amy C., 7.5 (Townsend) ... " ... 1 Coronata, 7.8 (Smith) ... . • ••• 2 Lossie, 6.12 (Pinn) ... ... ...: 3 Winner started at 0 to l. Won by half a length. Time, 37^. January Handicap.—Ij mile Cashmore, 6.7 (Townsend) ... ... I Majuba, 7.3, and 41b over (Smith) ... 2 Kyloe, 7 2 (Hook)...
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. The following' arc [he practice scores made on Wednesday 3rd and Saturday 6th January, Mr. A. Miller who tops the list for the week put up a fine shoot making only one point short of the double possible. 200 300 T1 A. Miller *35 34 69 J. Fielder 3t 32 63 P. Ford 32 30 62 W. Shervington 33 28 6i J. Jenkinson ... 3£ 28 5Q C. Shervington 30 28 58 F. Crippen 31 24 55 B. Tooth 29 20 49 J. A. Patterson 23 25 48 — Peppercorn 2 7 20 47 C. Buckland ... 25 20 45 C. Muller j8 25 45 Members are reminded that to-day and j Saturday next the first shoot lor MeDon- | nell Rifle takes place. i