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CHAPTER X. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
CHAPTER X. Fielding's club acquaintance "with Tregarthan soon ripened into something like friendship. He could not help liking Tregarthan, and it amused him to show the not. ill-natured but rather dull humorists who were inclined to make a butt of him, that their victim was at least their intellectual superior. In spite of their respective ages, the relationship between the two men was something like that between the sixth-form, boy and the intelligent but weakly youngster whom he has rescued from bullying companions. Not that Tregarthan had been bullied, but his acquaintances had "never seen that there was such a lot in him" until he was sympathetically drawn out. It was his misfortune that all his life he had been compelled to associate with his inferiors. The support of an equal gave him dignity and cheerfulness. Both men were keen chess players, and Fielding's library formed another bond between them. Fielding wished that the acquaintance had not been complicated by the fact tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
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THE WHEAT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
THE WHEAT MARKET. . • I. ■■ v^ There was a lull in the wheat market yesterday. Both buyers and sellers were dissatisfied with the prices, and .consequently tne business transacted was very small! Shippers offered t'o buy at 3/S?,, ex trucks Sydney, but farmers refused to sell.,The millers were hi a different position. They had wheat bought in the country, but could obtain barely sufficient to keep the mills going owing to the dela'y in the railway delivery;
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. A. vigorous debate took place in the House of Commons between Mr Asquith, Premier, and Mr Bonar Law, Leader, of the Opposition, on tlio Address, the latter complaining" that the speech was silent /wtili regard to Mr Haldane's viiit to Berlin. ■ The Prime Minister replied that both British and German Governments were animated by a desire to secure a better understanding. Three Camorrists on trial are to be released, on the unique- ground that they have already been five years''iirprison.-", .• The ex-High, Commissioner for the : Western Pacific, expresses the' opinion that Fiji should pass fi'om the Crown colony stage, and join^the. united dominion of Australasia. Severe snowstorms in "Western Siberia resulted in tile deaths of many people from exposure. Already 43 bodies have been discovered.
COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. At yesterday's sales, 2113, cattle; were 'yarded, with prime quality scarce, and 5/- above Monday's prices, other qualities unchanged. Besf beeE. made 23/- per hundred, seconds 21/-, interior 19/-; bullocks, £4 to ,C 10 7/-; cows, £3 to £7. Sheep panned totalled 57,000. .The: market was prime, wethers making 7/- to 16/-, and ewes 5/- to, 13/-.
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
SYDNEY 'PRODUCE MARKET. V- ■jSflfI .... Prices in Sydney yesterday were as follows:—Chaff, choice wjpsaten, 5/1) to 5/;; prime, 4/7 to 5/M good, 4/2 to 4/9. Oaten chaffofchoice, 5/3; good, 4/0 to '1/7. Manze, prime dry yellow, 4/10i. Oats, ifhme'Algerian, 3/c. ■ . }
THE FARRER SCHOLARSHIP. FORBES BOY WINS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
THE FARRER SCHOLARSHIP. FORBES BOY WINS. Mr .James'P. Shellon, the 17-year\x=req-\ old son of Mr R. Slielton, chairman of the. local Land Board,; has been successful iiir winning the first Farrer Scholarship at the Hawkesbury Agricultural College. Competition was very ;keen, only nine marks separating' the,first four. The winner lias, entered the Agricultural _£yllcgo after three years spent in the Sydney High School. The scholarship carries £!)!, to cover three years' tuition.. This success is a big feather • in the cap of Mr Shelton, and. not only brings credit to himself, but distinction to his town and district.
CRICKET. LAST MATCH OP THE COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
CRICKET. MATCH OP THE COMPETITION. Forbes meets South Forbes to-morrow, at 12 o'clock, on the cricket ground, to play the last match in the last round of the district competition.. Following is the Forbes team:-—V. Elliott, O. Elliott. G. Gag\x=req-\ gin, F. Gaggiiv, F. Farrand,; S. Summers, J. 'rHyslop, ■ "6. Madden, A. D. Stevenson, C. Hunter.-,. Reserves— 11. M. Martel and "\V. Tuohe.v. The ' following playeirs will reprc-' sent South Forbes:—J. J. Walsh, J. Jv Green, J.. S. Sliiels, E. Boulton, H. Coram, J. Thomas, H. Ellis, P. Ellis, i Roy Emmett, "E. Green, T;. Sutton; with A. Sutton as twelfth' man. The position of the. teams is at present:—South Forbes 26 'points, Gunning 17, and Forbes 15. The result of to-morrow's match will , not alter .the position. Gunning gets 3 points for a bye, which brings its total to 20 points, so that even. if Forbes were to make a 3-point w.in to-morrow, Gunning would sfill lead the town-club by 2 points. . -.
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. THE STRIKE. THE END VERY NEAR. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 February 1912
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. THE STRIKE. THE END VERY NEAR. Sydney, Friday. The latest news from Brisbane is to the effect that th^ strike is expected to end at any moment, and that the defeat/of the Trades Hall is imminent.,'. . -s ' , ■ ' . .. Only a few strikers put in an appearance at the Trades Hall yesterday, as.against the thousands of a few days ago. ; In many business .houses there: will be vacancies only for those who are prepared to sink the preference to unionists issue. Tli'e typographical society lias practically .declared the strike off, as far as' it is concerned. The Government, has removed' tlie name of Colling, one- of the strike leaders, from the commission of peace.