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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
liliT THE EMINENT VIENNA Ol> TlC'l.VX TEST XQTJ11 SIGHT. At the very l'irst signs of failing or defective vision you should huvo your eyes attended to without de lay. Mr. Basscr, the eminent Vi enna Ophthalmic Optician, will be in this town on Tuesday, January "3rd, 1012, when your eyes may he scientifically and skilfully tested free of charge, and suitable glass fa supplied if necessary. This gen tleman has secured high credent ials, by examination in the leading Optical Institutes of Vienna, Berlii', Dresden, London, and New Vorlc. He is also a qualified Master of the British Optical Association. Mr. Basser may be consulted in person at the Albion Hotel, Forbes, oil Tuesday, January 23rd. Mr. Bas her's permanent addresu is Challis House, Syduey.*
The Markets. SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES, [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
The Markets. SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES, Messrs. John Bridge and Co., Ltd., re port under (late 6th January that their last sheepskin catalogue totalled 15,670 skins and they had a very satisfactory sale, clearing the offering practically right out at prices well up to late rates. Catalogues of tallow were very heavy at Thursday's auctions, and the demand was strong, both on shipping and local account. Prices consequently showed an advance of from 5s to ios per ton above late values, and up to £30 5s was secured .for prime lines. Rabbitskins were firm at values showing 110 alteration as compared with the rates ruling at the previous auctions. Winclicombc Carson, Ltd., report hav ing offered a huge catalogue of sheepskins to a very large attendance of buyers, and found buyers as eager for supplies as be fore the holidays. Quotations:—Full wools to 7 .Id, medium to 6\d, shorts to 5.]d, pelts to 3?d, crossbreds to 7d, and Iambs to 6:;d. Rabbitskins met a linn market for a small supply. Quota...
Hospital Committee Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Hospital Committee Meeting The monthly meeting of (lie com mittee of the Forbes District. Hos pital was held in the council cham bers oil Monday night, when iliore were present Messrs. G. F. Coeh urerrano, president, Bhuichc, treas urer, Tuohey, Doubloday, Harm, Burton, Stone, Edwards, Keymoiul, Sam, Jumes, and Grinst.cd. Apology was received for the absence of Mr. Gorman. The president welcomec Mr. Doubloday as a new member of the committee, and that gentleman ■ made an appropriate response. The minutes were confirmed of the last ordinary and special meet ings, and the correspondence read included the following: — From the Chief Secretary's office, intimating that a special grant of £'100 had been allocated towards the orection of additions to the Forbos nospital. From Mr. C. S. McPhillamy, Wur roo, enclosing cheque for £100 as special donation to the hospital l'unds, and from Messrs. Thos. Edols and Co., BUI., Burrawang, for warding cheque for £50, being third of sum of £150 donat...
A Sentence Suspended. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
A Sentence Suspended. Eisic Jones was summoned on an infoiroation charging her with stealing certain articles and money, valued at 37s, the property of Mary Adelaide Strickland. Evidence for the prosecution was given by Constable Coleman as to an inter view he had with defendant when she admitted having put some things in her box prior to leaving Mrs. Strickland's employ, and also having taken money from the children's money boxes. Mrs. Strickland, rcoiding on Camp Hill, deposed that she found in defend ant's box articles belonging to her. Defendant elected to be summarily dealt with and pleaded guilty. She was sentenced to two months' im ! prisonment, the sentence to be sus I pended on her entering into recognisance to be of good be haviour for twelve months. The necessary two sureties of ;E10 each were forthcoming and defendant was released.
HOMEBUSH STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
HOMEBUSH STOCK MARKET. Messrs. Dalgcty and Co., Ltd , report that at HomebusV1 on Monday, 15,000 sheep were penned, and the quality was about equal to that of recent yardings. The market was easier all round prices showing a decline of 6d per head. Prime shorn wethers sold from 12s 6d to l^js, good from o=, medium from 6s, prime ewes 9s 6d to ] is, medium from 4s. There was a light supply of lumbs, and values all round .were firmer. Vihiie sold from visCd to 13s, prime shorn lambs 10s to lis 6d, med ium from 5s. 1660 cattle were yarded and the market opened easier. Best beef realised 23s, prime heavy beef 20s to 2Is> per 100 lbs, and useful beef 17s per ioolbs"
A GASOMETER COLLAPSES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
A GASOMETER COLLAPSES. A gasometer collapsed at Hkorton, in Derbyshire, and partly demolish ed a row of cottages adjoining it. A givl was drowned, and a number ol' persons injured. The gas which oscaped ignited a second gasometer, which also collapsed, and the result was that extensive damage was done.
COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER'S DEATH. John AVilliam Anderson, aged 53, r, commercial traveller, and a prom inent man tor many years in city business circles, was Count! dead at Wentworth Park early this morning with a bullet wound in his temple. A revolver was in his hand. And erson was a martyr to a painful in ternal complaint, and had told a colleague that he was dying by in ches and he intern'-?d ending his life.
DEATH OF ANOTHER OLD RESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
DEATH OF AN OTHER OLD RESI- DENT. The death is announced of another old &nbsp; resident of Forbes, in the person of Mrs. Eliza O'Brien. The sad event took place at her late residence on North Hill on Sunday morning. The deceased lady, who had been ailing for some considerable time, and whose end was due to her ad- vanced age, was in her 82nd year. She had been residing in Forbes for a lengthy term, and was well-known by a large &nbsp; circle of friends. She is survived by an &nbsp; adult family of six daughters and one son but her husband predeceased her by a &nbsp; number of years. A requiem mass for &nbsp; the deceased was solemnised in the Roman Catholic Church by Rev. Father Casey at eight o'clock on Monday morn- ing, and the interment took place in the &nbsp; R.C. Cemetery at eleven. The funeral &nbsp; arrangements were in the hands of Mr W. &nbsp; E. Luthje. &nbsp;
Shire Road Making Plant. ADDITlONAL TRACTION ENGINE ORDERED. Protesting Petition Received. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 January 1912
Shire Road Making Plant. ADDITIONAL TRACTION ENGINE &nbsp; &nbsp; ORDERED. Protesting Petition Received. The most important item of busi- ness dealt with at last Saturday's meeting of the Jemalong Shire Council had reference to the addi- tions to be made to the road making plant, and after lengthy considera- tion the councillors unanimously de- cided to add to the present plant by the purchase of a special road locomotive eight horse power, at a cost of £1140. The subject first came up at the meeting in the presentation by the president, Cr. M. Brown, of a peti- tion signed by 81 ratepayers, pro- testing against the purchase of ad- ditional plant. The petition had been left in the office with the clerk, and as up to that time no formal request had been made to any councillor to present it, the pre- sident said he would undertake to do so, as the matter was an im- portant one. Just as the president had finished reading the petition, however, a note was handed to Cr. S...