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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 23 March 1912
Wanted JUNIOR for Ollice. Good writer pre ferred. Apply R. E. B. REYMOND, Solicitor, Harold Street, Forbes. Ex. S.S's, "Demosthenes," " Moldavia"& " Georgia. 1R^ OPENED, ARSB BEEFJG OPENED GOODS DIRECT FROM THE MAKERS, AMD BOUGHT FOR SPOT CASH. Value and Variety Excellent. MONDAY NEXT, 25th INST. The Ds-apery Sp.eciaJEsts, 5 Rank!n-st., Fos-toes. 22/3/'ia. - For Sale. SULKY and HARNESS in good order, i Only six months in use. Also MARE, 4 years old, reliable and good traveller. For particulars apply MANAGER, Times Office. Eugowra Gun Club. £1 i Sparrow Natch And TROPHY adeiecf for MEMBERS, WILL BE HELD ON THE GUN CLUB'S GROUND, EUGOWRA -ON — Thursday, April 4th, I9I2, (Day after Eu&owra Races.) Double Nomination ios. Single 7s 6d. Star 5s. Entries. Closa Morning of Matoh. A CONCERT WILL BE MELD AT Wongajong Public School, —ON— Friday Next, 29th Wiarch, In aid of PRIZE FUND and SCHOOL EQUIPMEN T. Admission - One Shilling. 'Bus will leave post office us usual at 7.30. ...
Valedictory at Bena. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 23 March 1912
The Bena correspondent of tlio "Lachlander" writes that Tuesday last was a gala day, or rather night, at Bena. From baout 6.30 t&lt; S.3 0 p.m. people from far and near were continuously arriving at Bena hall, intent 011 doing honor to Mr. and Mrs. W. Ridley, junr, who are leaving the district after a resid ence of over 25 years. After par taking of refreshments in the din ing room, the company adjourned to the hall, which was filled to the door. The chairman, Mr. James Porter, stated the objects of the meeting, and in a neat speech eulo gised the merits of Mr. and Mrs, Ridley, and gave a short account of their career in the district, after which Mr. Thos. Dean, senr., added his testimony to the up rightness and usefulness as neigh bors of the guests of the evening, and spoke in feeling terms of the many acts of kindness performed by them, and wound up a very compli mentary and reminiscent speech by presenting to Mr. Ridley tlio follow ing address: — "Bena, March 12th, 1012—...
In And Around Sydney. Written Specially for Country Readers. EFFORT LARGELY WASTED [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 23 March 1912
In And Around Sydney. Written Specially for Country Readers. (By T.C.B.) EFFORT LARGELY WASTED It transpires now that effort was largely wasted wlieu experts were engaged to examine school children In the metropolis and report upon their physical disabilities where fluch existed. In one district alone, the Minister for Education is report ed to have said, over 2000 notifica tions of physical defects in children Wore sent to parents, but only in 400 cases was notice taken of them. Further particulars were not given, but it is probably safe to assume that in the majority of cas es the defects notified concerned either the eyes or the teeth, or both. Also, it would appear to be safe - to assume that in the majority of such cases the parents found it inconvenient to consult either an oc culist, or a dentist, or probably both, so young Australia had just to get along as well as could be expected in the circumstances. Thousands of youngsters in Sydney need glasses, teeth, and many oth er....
CENTRALISATION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 23 March 1912
CENTRALISATION. It will not be long before Sydney &aa a population of three-quarters of n, million. One of the metropoli tan papers, in commenting upon this relapsed perhaps accidently, into au admission which usually is not forth coming. " This growth," said the paper, "comes about in various ways , , new arrivals from over-sea Sind occupations in the city, &nd they stay there." That is the act ual fact. Young immigrants are be ginning to swell the population of Sydney largely, though the accepted teaching is" that they go into the country, and on to the land. Also, "there is the constant and rather to toe regretted influx from the country .which never seems to cease." Again, .there is the fact, revealed by official Statistics, that among the metropoli tan population the number of mar riages last year was the largest yet recorded, and the total number of births had also not been equalled previously. In each case the pei* centage rate per thousand was re markably hig...
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 23 March 1912
THE HARRIOTS Wheat is quoted to-day at 3a 8d to 3s 9d. At auction chaff brought from os to 3s 9d. "Wheaten 3s 6d to 5s 9d. Oaten 4s 7d to 5s 7d. London, Friday. THE STRIKE IN ENGLAND. Serious rioting took place at Kir conner Pits whore five hundred pick ets endeavoured to prevent a hun dred non-unionists from working The police were summoned, but weri over-powcrcd by the strikers who used sticks and stones, After reinforcements arrived or dr 'was restored. Several police and strikers were injured. Ten strik ers were arrested. A report from Condobolin states that though only introduced a few weeks, the results of the experiments so far in fishing with the rod and the use of spoonbait have been so satisfactory as to cause quite an enthusiasm for (he method. With two lines thus used, a Lma'.l party recently landed thirty fish, mostly cod, weighing from two to ten pounds, one afternoon, and (he week after the same party caught 17 similar iish last Saturday. Mr. J. Cleary, schoolteacher,...
Forbes Shooters at Wellington. DEWAR SHIELD COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 23 March 1912
Forbes Shooters at Wellington. DEWAR SHIELD COMPETITION. The first competition for the Dewar shield took place on Wellington show ground on Saturday afternoon. The shield was presented by Messrs. John Dewar and Son, of Sydney. The com petition is open to western district'clubs, and the conditions are six men aside, to | birds per man, and a compulsory sweep stake of £15. The competition will terminate on 28th February, 1913, and the club then having the greatest number of wins becomes the owner of the shield. The winning team in every competition are to be ready to accept a challenge from any other western club for another shoot within a reasonable time, the competition to take place 0:1 the winning team's ground. There were four clubs repre sented and after the main shoot there was only time to shoot off a couple of sweep stakes, as one had 28 competitors and the other 17. The best shooting of t.ie day was done by Mr. N. H. Smith, who grassed his ten birds with the first barrel. Th...
The Eugowra Railway Inquiry. LOCAL INVESTIGATION IN JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
Eugowra Railway inquiry. LOCAL INVESTIGATION IN JUNE. Mr. J. P. Lynch, M.L. A., forwards for publication the appended self-explanatory communication from the secretary of the Parliamentary Public Works Coin mictee Parliament House, Sydney, 20th March, 1912. Dear Sir,—Referring to your recent communication, 1 am directed to inform you that it is probable the Committee will conduct their local investigation into the proposed railway from Canowindra to Eugowra about the end of June. The in quiry will be advertised, and, if the local secretaries will send me their names and addresses they will be advised by letter Yours truly, A. Blenkin, Secretary. J. P. Lynch Esq., M.P.
Lachlan Liberal Candidate. MR. A. G. MANNING SELECTED [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
Lachlan Liberal Candidate. MR. A. G. MANNING SELECTED At Condobolin last week the ballot for the selection of a Liberal candidate for the Lachlan closed, and resulted A. G. Manning, 59b; W. J. Ferguson, ex-M.L A., 362; informal it Mr. Manning has already secured the selection of the Farmers and Settlers' Association brandies, and his candidature will doubt less be endorsed by the executives of both bodies. . The choice is generally accepted as a wise one, and those who are familiar with Mr. Manning, who is well-known in the Condobolin and VVyalong districts, predict that he will put up a good light in the effort to oust Mr. " Andy " Kelly from the representation of the electorate. But the present member has many friends quite apart from his party followers, and the task of defeating him is now rendered more difficult by the alteration of the electorate boundary, giving Labor ap proximately a 250 votes advantage. Still, report hath it, the Liberals are quite con confident.
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. Result of final shoct of Saturday: sec tion men for match rifle presented by Major McDonnell and trophies by Messrs. A. J. Baldock (£2 2s) and Jos. Murphy 600 Hep. TI. -.4 *65 31. JO ■ *&lt;>5 26 8 . 60 32 scr. 59: 25 scr. V 56 — 6 .28 The Wednesday section men have yet. to shoot to-day. F. Crippcn has practic ally won the rifle with a total of 262 points, reaching the handicap limit in every counting shoot. The second prize is still in doubt, Captain Bates hold ing the I est position, and J. Jenkinson and J. Fielder having a possible chance. (£l Is) 300 F. Crippen ... 33 J. A. Patterson 27 J. Leader ... 26 Capt. Bates ... 27 A.Miller ...• 31 C. Shervington • 22 .
Forbes Tennis Club. REPAIRING THE COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
Forbes Tennis Ciub. REPAIRING THE COURTS. A committee meeting of the Tennis Club was held in Mr. Brod eriek's office on Friday evening to decide the best means of dealing with the courts. The club have expended about, i'.'t in top dressing, and it was found that the work done was useless. Mr Stevenson was in the chair, and there were present Messrs Broderick, McPlieo, Brennan Campbell, Booth, and tlie secretary, Mr. Lowe. The chairman explained the ob ject of the meeting. They were laboring under considerable difficul ty, as most of the members he sup posed were awarci of. They had expended £9 on thecourt which was of no use at all. and the only way ho could see out of the difficulty was to get the courts asphalted. The members might discuss the matter after the general business had been dealt with. This was agreed to. The secretary read a letter from the Sydney Tennis Association, asking for a match at Forbes. But as the courts were not in order at the present time it was decided t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
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Budgerabong Harvest Festival. From a Correspondent, [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
Budgerabong Harvest Fes tival. From a Correspondent, The annual liarvest festival in Aid of the Church of England was held at tho Budgerabong School of Arts hall on Saturday. Although not as much produce as in former years, the hall was prettily decor ated in appropriate style by willing workers. Rev. Mr. Dunstan being hurriedly called away, the Rov. W. V. Thompson conducted the services and preached a very eloquent ser mon to a large congregation. Mrs. Ferguson supplied tho music. At tho conclusion of the service a Baptismal Service was held, when six babies were baptised (quite a record for Budgerabong). Then came the distribution of the Sun day School prizes, about thirty books being presented to the numer ous scholars. After the service af ternoon tea -was served, and was greatly appreciated by all. Then the sale of the produce took place, the proceeds of which amounted to. £10 lis 3d. Messrs. Moses lirown, Allen, and Noakes acted iu the cap acity of salesmen.
SATURDAY'S CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
SATURDAY'S CRICKET. A cricket match was played in Forbes^ on Saturday afternoon between two _ , scratch teams, when the batsmen generally j seemed possessed of more than usual freedom, with the result that during the ' afternoon no fewer than 425 runs were knocked up. The opening team to bat compiled 209, playing ten men, ihe highest scorcs being by H. Coram 78, N Emmett SI not out, and Bolton 22. The most suc cessful bowler against this combination ' was Sbiels, who finished up with live J wickets for 65 runs. The second lot of batsmen responded with 216, playing eight men, 125 of the total standing to the credit of C. Gaggin, 39 to J. Thomas, and j 25 to Shiels. Walsh and Bolton secured J two wickets each and Coram, b'tevenson ! tBd t'ly etje each. I
MOLOXG P.P. BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
MOLOXG I'.X'. BOARD. At the lust meeting of tlio Molong P.P. Board tlie rabbit inspector, Mr. Hutton, reported that since Februar; 21st he had traelled 31)8 miles and made 102 inspections. In the parts of the district he had travelled over (Canowindra and Eugowra), own ers had mostly done good work and rabbits showed a decrease. Four holdings weren't being satisfactorily treated in respect to the destruction of rabbits, and he recommended that two of these be prosecuted. He believed a notice to destroy would be sufficient in the other two cases. Tho report was received and the Board directed that the two owners mentioned in the detailed report be prosecuted, whilst a second inspec tion be made in the other two cases. In reply to a question both Inspec tors said that no cases of wilful ne glect in regard to the upkeep o£ netting fences had come under their notice. The secretary reported that board had a credit of £257 2s 9d.
General Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
General Moies. Though t.lio now "Hansard" may pie ise -Mr. Willis, who lias apparent ly got the interesting publication, en tirely under his own guidance arid direction, it doers r.ot appear to be giving unalloyed satisfaction to members of the Opposition in the Assembly—which is not surprising in the House last week the Quest ion of the completeness and aecur ace'y of the reports of the debate cropped up, and both features of the work as carried out under tlio re formed methods was seriously im tpugned. The Minister for Works 'had himself to explain tlio omisaion from tlio published records of a statement lie made, and he was kind enough to credit the lapse to the noise in Parliament preventing Ilia words being hoard by the reporter. Then Mr. Levy, an Oppositionist, chipped in with tlio assertion that he could affirm that "Hansard" had "not been too accurate lately;" while Mr. Henley followed with a woeful complaint, that "every word he said" on one subject in his speech had been c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
£20 REWARD. i THE above Reward will bo paid to any person giving such information j as will lead to tlie conviction ol any one Destroying Rabbit-proof Fencing on Burrawang Station. THOS. liDOLS & CO. £20 .cttvward. 'I HE above Reward will be paid for information that will lead to the conviction of any person or persona damaging the Netting Fences on Ooma, or leaving Netting Gates open Trespassers prosecuted. JOHN I. Bli VJL. NOTICE. ANY Person found SHOOTING, HUNTING, or otherwise TRESPASS ING on PRAIRiELANUS will be prosecuted without respect to per sons. All previous permissions cancelled WALLACE HUNTER. JSOT1CE. Any Person found Shooting, Fish ing, Hunting, or otherwise trespass ing on BOYD RUN will bo prosecut ed without respect to persons. ST1TT BROS. ETOTlCii^. After this date any person found Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Using tlie -Private Trades, or otherwise Trespassing 011 any part of Carra vobbity, Traversdale, and Wonga ong, will be prosecuted. All previous permi...