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LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
LOCAL ITEMS. Constable Iverackhas been removed to Molong, having been appointed to the position of lockup keeper there. He will be leaving Forbes within the next few clays. Mr. J. G. Beddie, of Glen Ooma, will be a competitor at the Royal Agricultural Show in Sydney next week with three young bulls and two heifers, bred on his property near Forbes. In our report of the committtee ap pointed for St. Lawerence's Church we stated that Mr. &lt;-J. T. H. Brodenck was one of the members. The Mr. Broderick who was appointed to the committee is not the local solicitor. Mr. Joe Miller, who was the first white boy born on the Lachlan, celebrated his 70th birthday on Saturday. He leaves for Sydney to day to spend a few weeks with his mother, Mrs. W. Onions, who is over 90 years of age, and still enjoying good health. Rev. A. W. and Mrs. Partou returned to Forbes on Saturday last after nearly a months absence 011 holidays, and in at tendance at the Methodist conference. Mr. Parton resum...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
An Interesting Wedding. LOW—PROW. A quiet wedding, in which nev- theless there was a considerable amount of district interest centred, was solemnised at the Presbyterian manse on Camp Hill yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon, when Mr John &nbsp; &nbsp; Davidson Low, of West Plains, was married to Miss Ella Constance &nbsp; Prow, daughter of the late Mr. Charles Prow. The marriage ser- vice was conducted by Rev. J. Mc- Dowell. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. C. Prow, was &nbsp; attired in a soft white muslin cos- tume, with bodice and tunic of white guipure lace, and a white satin sash. She also wore a large picture hat trimmed with white &nbsp; acacia. Her presents from the bride- groom were a handsome silver mounted prayer book, to which were attached white satin stream- ers, and a diamond ring. She was attended as bridesmaids by Misses Norah and Beryl Street. Both lad- ies wore elaborate frocks of cream crepe foam over silk linin...
DEATH OF MRS. FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
DUATH OF MRS. FIELD. The death took place on Satur- day of Mrs. E. Field, aged 69, of Carrawobbity, after a long illness from an internal complaint. The de- ceased was a native of Hartley, and had resided in Forbes for 21 years, during which time she had endear- ed herself to all she came in con- tact with. She leaves six children, all grown up, to mourn the loss of a good mother, and they have the sympathy of a large circle of friends. The funeral took place on Sunday morning, the remains be- ing interred iu the Church of Eng- land portion of the cemetery, the Rev. Mr. Thompson officiating at the graveside. Mr. W. E. Luthje carried out the funeral arrange- ments.
VALEDICTORY TO MR. H. GILMARTIN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 March 1912
VALEDICTORY TO Mr H GILM MARTIN Mr. H. Gilmaritn who has resided in the Forbes district for a number of years, and who recently sold his property was accorded a right royal send off at his residence "Mafe king," on Friday evening. There was, a large and representative attend ance from all around the district, which showed the high esteem and respect in which Mr. Gilmartin was held amongst them. From the var ious speeches made it was manifest that the departing guest was "a white man" and one that those liv ing in the district were very sorry to lose. Mr. C. A. Coles, who pre sided at the gathering, made eulo gistic reference to the work done in every respect during Mr, Gilmartin's residence amongst them. On behalf of the residents he was presented with a gold medal and chain suit ably inscribed. Several other speak ers endorsed Mr. Coles' remarks. Mr. Gilmartin, in returning thanks, said he did not think he had done anything out of the way to merit the presentation. As a citizen he ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
Owing to increased patronage, Has opened Large and New Premises in Condololin Road.) RANKIN ST. Both the Rankin Street premises will le available for patrons. Cool Stables. Clean Bedding. Accommodation for SO Horses and Vehicle undercover, ROGERSON'S LIVERY STABLES, 'fel® f@©fa d&a© kk ^ioIa#3Ll $ h WdtfH i5 |||pj 6^3 H& liiGK W@3l1il1—WHAT tCu \i (■• $ ti B Y; I fe | M | S c II Wy £J u U .JStegg** ' - -2 77^c. r ' A - # i?—'V i ;7f ^J_2LlEZZ£L^ Mrs. MINNIE NIETON. All ! Mrs. Nieton, who gives this testimony to this splendid nerve and blood medicine, called in person when on a visit to Sydney to tell the proprietors of her great recovery to health and strength. Surely there is no greater recovery on record, for at one time she was so ill, she never expected to be able to walk about again. She was run down in nerves, almost strengthless, in fact, an in valid in every sense of the word, yet here is her letter. She is a strong hea'thy woman now, thanks to Clements 'I on...
TORCHLIGHT HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
TORCHLIGHT HANDICAP. An interesting footrace taok place at South Forbes on Tuesday night promoted by Messrs, Atkins and Crippen. The re sults are as follows:—First heat, B. Beulah 8 yds. 1, W. Rath 11 yds. 2; second heat, J. Broderick lo yds, 1, R. Gunn 11% yds, 2; third heat, J. Read, 5 yds. and C. O'Brien, 121 yds. a dead heat; fourth heat, A. Sanders, 6J yds. 1, A. Treanor, loj yds. 2; fifth heat, T. Besgrove, loi yds. J, J. Miller, 8i yds. 2; sixth heat, R. Emmett, 11 yds. I, S. Xozer, I2£ yds 2; 7th heat, C. Porter, yds. I, G. P. White, 9 yds. 2; 8th heat, VV. _urner, 7 yds. 1, G. Rousell, 9} yds. 2; Semi-final, C. Porter, 9Jd yds. J, A. Saundeis, 64 yds. 2; 2nd heat, J. Broderick, 10 yds, and J. Read, 5 yds. a dead heat; third heat, B. Beulah, 8 yds. 1 ; C. O'Brien, l2i yds. 2 Final, J. Broderick, 10 yds. 1; J. Read, 5 yds 2; B. Beulah, 8 yds. 3.
THE COUNCIL'S FINANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
THE COUNCIL'S FINANCES. The statement of accounts read at the council .meeting on Wednes day night was accepted as satisfact ory. Since the last meeting the general a/c. credit lias dropped from £472 2s to £3 93 13s lOd. The gas accounts credit last meeting- was £54 12s 5d, and at this meeting £00 10s 2d; the sanitary garbage a/c. last meeting was £100 8s 2d, and this meeting £107 10s Sd; the street lighting a/c. last meeting, £20 8s 3d as against £67 10s 3d this meeting; and the water account credit was stated as £570 7s 9d; Taking all the accounts the Forbes Council are at present.in a healthy position.
FORBES GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
FORBES GUN CLUB. A meeting of members of Uie Forbes Gun Club was held at the Vanuenberg Hotel on Thursday night, Mr. C. Manning being in the chair. Sundry accounts were passed for payment, totalling £18 9s 6d, and the financial position o£ the club was considered at length. The balance sheet of the last pigeon match was presented by the secret ary, Mr. Musgrave, and showed a profit of £10 16s 4d. Promises were made of several trophies for mat ches. and the allotment of theso will be decided upon at a later meeting.
EXPERIMENTAL FARM AT TICHBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
EXPERIMENTAL VA KM AT TICHBOUKNJC. The Partes F. &. S. Association have received a letter (forwarded by Mr. J. Lynch, M.L.A..) from the Department of Agriculture, in reply to the letter presen ted from Mr. John E. Russell, secretary, urging the establishment of an experiment or demonstration farm near Tichborne, stating that there are at present no funds available for thi3 purpose. Later on, how - ever, the superintendent and Chief Inspec tor of the Department, Mr. Valder, will arrange to make an inspection of the site and report as to its suitability for such a purpose.
THE POST OFFICE LAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
THE POST OSTICK LAMP. At the council meeting on Wednesday night Aid. Delohery Ravo notice of motion to remove the lamp post in front of the post office. Alderman Delohery in sup port of his contention, said the lamp was not required and was a danger to traffic. It is stated that the motion will receive strong opposition when it is tabled, as it is considered that the light is a con venience and is not in a congested part of the town. It has to be borne in mind also that there is no light ot any magni tude in the post office buildings at night, and very frequently none at all after eight o'clock.
A DOMESTIC NOVEL. THE SCARLET BUTTERFLY. CHAPTER III.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
]) A DOMESTIC NOVEL. g TIE SCAELET BUTTERFLY. -T:=i| By CHARLES C. RUSSELL |T CHAPTER III.-Continued. To tlic Foreman: X nevor knew of Mrs. Smalt taking Muster Reginald out with her before. I may have beon prejudiced, but 1 did not think Mrs. Smalt was very tond of tho child. She had been house Keeper at tho Hall /or a long time—I be belicve before Mrs. Blundell was married. Siie sometimes made a fuss over liim, and called-him licr own dear boy, and thai !, sort of thing. That .was always before people, and I did not consider her alTec tiott genuine. I liavo not beon on good terms with Mrs. Smalt. She was not a favourite with any of the servants. I do I not mean to insinuate anything against Mrs. Smalt. X considered lier too domin eering, and I told her so. When I saw Mrs. Smalt, I askod her what she lut? done with Master Regio, and slio said she ht\d not seen Master Regie at all. It was then I began to bo uneasy, and commenced to make Inquiries. X saw Mary, the house maid. From wha...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. COMMONS TRUSTEES MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
I I COMMONS TKUHTKr.S MKETIXG. After the meeting of^the council on Wed nesday night the trustees met to deal with commonage matters. The usual accounts were passed for payment. A letter was read from Mr. J. Gunn asking for per mission to run 50 sheep on the common. The clerk explained that the ordinances would not allow it, and it was decided to inform Mr. Gunn to that effect.
CHAPTER IV. John Gale's Story is Interrupted. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
.'CHAPTER.' IV.' : Jolm Gale's Story is Interrupted. I leave it lo tlio imagination of my es teemed correspondent"to complete the pic ' ture or desolation that prevailed at Hani-.' merly Hall after the burial of "Little Reginald," and to; appreciate the bcreave : ment of the child's mother. Everywhere, you walked through;the grounds of-the old place, you /ft'ould be certain to come on a policeman, .-who was either watching something, following something, or plan ning something.. Speaking for myself, I must admit: that I felt the position acute ly. ■■■■.■'Wherever I appeared, X observed peo ple nodding tiieir heads, and regarding nio with what I feared was a suspicious look. I subsequently ascertained that they were only gazing at a man so important as to have been selected as the foreman of the ■■JU'ry." It was perhaps the same with every one. When Mary and X went out in the evenings for our accustomed strolls, we were certain to find an active member of the police force glaring at ...
LAND OFFICE TRANSFERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
_ — I LAND OFFICE TKAKSFIiKS. I A number of, transfers in the stafj of the Forbes lauds office have been announced, and will take ef fect within the next few days. Mr. It. M. Lindsay, draftsman-in-eharge has been temporarily appointed for two months to take chargo of the metropolitan district survey offico in Syduey, and his place in Forbes will be taken by Mr. S. Kirke, of the re lieving staff. Mr. L. A. Mclnnos, who for some time past has acted no deposition clork to the local land board, has been removed to Moree, and this vacapcy in the Forbes of fice will bo filled by Mr. Farmer, who comes from head offico. Mr. A. E. Booth, who came to Forbes a few months since from Orange, is to go to Maitlaud, and he will be eucceeijed by Mr. A..G. Naylor, who lp coming fro© ArgjidaSo.
NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
NOTES OF THE WEEK. It would appear that the New South Wales Ministry are adopting an attitude of graceful withdrawal, with a desire to "save their faces" in tho matter of the occupancy by tho Govornor General ol' Government House in Sydney. At first it. was announced that tho Federal leaso of tho residence expired by efflux ion of timo at the end of this month, and the genorul impression was that not all tho King's horses and all the King's men could in duce Mr. McGowen and his colleag uos to grant an extension of that lease, and its renowal for a set term was too absurd to think of. This impression was confirmed by the pronouncement " with regret " that tho Governor General would bo unable to again reside in Sydney. But since then a change has come o'er the scene, and Lord Denman and his retinue have arrived in Sydney with the intention of mak ing a lengthened stay. What is more to the point, his Excellency's headquarters are at thte Govern ment House, and the lease of that establi...
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, MARCH 30th, 1912. THE NEED FOR DUPLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
The Forbes Times. SATUKDAY, MAKCH 30tli, 1912. THE NEED FOU DUPLICATION. A considerable amount of Inter est and importance attach to the particulars we publish in another nart of this issue relative to the rapidly increasing railway traffic. The returns thoughtfully forwarded by the district superintendent ol railways, Mr. E. Milne, from nis of fice iu Orange, as being a summary or his speech at a picnic function at Dubbo early in the week, cover the operations of the whole of the western line and branches this side of Blayney. To emphasise then local aspect, we may repeat here the portion of the figures relating to the l>arkes-Forbes branches. Dur ing the period from *5th October last year (the date of the l»Jroduc* tion of the summer time table, and also of the first extension of the though mail service to ^ 15th March instant, we *md th* there were 262 arrivals and depart ures of the mail at and from Forbes, and 1S1 of mixed trans, and that in 363 cases out of the tot al of 39...
Cost of Wheat Growing. A PEAK HILL ESTIMATE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
Cost of Wheat Growing. l'EAK HILL ESTIMATE. Farmers in the Peak Hill district are, it is reported, beginning to wake up to the fact that they have to procure evidence to put b.efore the Arbitration Court in regard to the Rural Workers' Union claims. On Saturday last a large meeting was held, when an estimate prepar ed by Mr. C. O. Schutt of the cost of working fertilised land was dis cussed, and finally adopted. The estimate was as follows: Price of freehold land £6 per acre, interest thereon for two years at 5 pre cent 12s, cost of ploughing and fallow ing per acre Gs, harrowing Is, disc cultivating 2s i>d, one spring tooth cultivating 2s, drilling 2s 3d; manure 2s Gd, sood wheat 2s Gd, harvesting 7s, wheat carting Bs, bags 3s 3d. The total cost of putt ing in and taking off is £2 6s 3d per acre. The estimated yield per acre is put down at 21 bushels at 3s 3d, a "return per acre of £3 8s 3d, which leaves a profit of £1 2a per acre. Allowance, of course, will have to be mado on t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 30 March 1912
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