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FORBES—CONDOBOLIN LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
FORBES—CONDOBOLIN LINE. UUVVXM. Arr. Dep. • a.m. a.m. FORBES ..; 7.55 PARKES ...... ... . . 8.52 9.25 Bogan Gate .. ... .... 10.50 11.10 . p.m. CONDOBOLIN ...... 1.35 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. UP. Arr. Dep. .. p.m. p.m. CONDOBOLIN 1.0 Bogan Gate 3.25 3.45 PARKES"... 5.20 6.20 FORBES 7.15 | Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
PARKES—BOGAN GATE—TULLAMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
PARKES—BOGAN GATE—TULLA\x=req-\ MORE. DOWN. Arr. Dep aim. a.m. PARKES .... 9.25 Bogan Gate 10.60 11.10 - - • ' p.m. p.m. Trundle 12.5 12.35 TULLAMQRE ....... 2.20 Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. UP. Arr. Dep. p.m. p.m. TULLAMORE ...... . . 12.20 Trundle . .... 1.55 2.30 Bogan Gate ........ .. 3.25 3.45 PARKES 5.2.0 . Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
TUESDAY. 11;30 a.m.—Calarie. .11.30 a.m.—Condofcolin, Newlaad s, Bedgernbong, M'P.liillaniy's, Hall'si Bawliii 3, Jemalong, Kennedy's, Sweeney's, Bogandillon, ■ Porter's, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Hope, Borambil, Monwonga, Pretoria, Warroo Police, Carra\x=req-\ wobbity, Eulomo, Traversdale, Dunns (Fairview), ' Donkin's, Corrinella. 3.55 p.m;—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Mel\x=req-\ ■ bourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Tichborne, Daroobalgig. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.). '9.30 p.m.—Eugowra, Cowra, Go gong, Grenfell, Ooma Gr Wenz's, Ooma Station.
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. $ 15 a.m.—Parkes, Bogaii Gate, Caiidoboliu Station, Burrawang 1.3( 55 p.m.—Sycnffey, Batliurst, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Ticliborne, Daroobalgie, Goolagong, Nanima, and Toman\x=req-\ bil via Cowra, Grenfell via T.P.O., Trundle and Bogan Gate via Parkes (late fee, 4.5 p.m.).
CADETS v. POVERTY POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
CADETS v. POVERTY POINT. A very interesting match was played on Poverty Point oval, between teams representing Cadets and The Pointers, which resulted in a win for the latter by 36 runs. The Point won the toss, and decided, to bat. C. Madden, the usual performer, and G. White compiled 4S runs for the first wicket in brilliant style, and at one stage of the game looked like surpassing the record partnership of Hobbs and Rhodes. Bevan played a fine forcing innings'*, i'or 21 not out. For the Cadets, Loxley was the only batsman who, knew much about tlie fine bowling.of 3. White, who was right on the spot. Corbett did best work with' Lhe ball for the Cadets. Following ire the scores: — Cadets. jale, b Cireeu ............. 12 3unn, e Madden, b G. White . . iVeaver, b Green .... .. ... . 0^ joxley, b S. White .... .... . 27r jeyne, b G .White f torbett, b S. White .......... Ill tf'Kay, b S. White I) vliller, c Fuller, b S. White fo lay, b S. White jo Jhirvington, c Cusack, b Cook ... j2 ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. MAJOR M'DONNELL TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
RIFLE SHOOTING. MAJOK M'DONNELI TROPHY. The third shoot in connection with the shooting for the Major M'Don\x=req-\ nell match rifle, and trophies presented by Messrs A. J. Baldock and Jos. Murphy, was completed by the Saturday section men on Saturday, and resulted as under:—\x=req-\ 300 600 H. T'l P. Crippen . . . ... 32 .31 8 *66 Capt. Bates . . . . 28 32 scr. 60 A. ■ Miller : . 30 30 scr. 60 R: Kelly .....V. . 28 26 4 58 J. Leader .... . .. . 27 21 10 58 C. Sliirvington .•. . 24 26 5 ■ 55 W. . M'Mahon ... . 22 24 9 55 T. Kelly . zG 28 scr. 54 .T. A. Patterson . .18 24 10 52 H. A. Tooth .!.... . 20 19 10 49 F. Wall ....... . 19 18 10 47 B. Tooth ...... . 2 L 16 6 43' W. . Shirvington . . 27 ■13 2 42 J. Girdham .... 15 4 : 10 29 * Bursting point. ? , The ' fourth shoot in connection with the, above will take place oa .Wednesday, 21st, and Saturday, 24th inst. The leading scores to date are:—F. Grippen 196, J. Jenltinson 188', Capt. Bates 185, J. Fielder 178, A. M'Dou\x=req-\ gall 1...
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
SPORTING. The annual trotting- meeting of the Parkes Trotting Club is set down for March 15,- the day following the Jockey Club's annual two days' meeting. The prize money is £ 65. Nominations for (all events closp on Friday, 8th March. A special train will leave Fdrbes at 11.30 a.m. on the day of the meeting,' combined rail and course-tickets being issued at Forbes and intermediate stations. Programmes and all further information are obtainable from the secretary, Mr A. G. F. Bollinger. Parkes Jockey Club annual races are advertised for March 18 and 14. The prize money is £220, spread evenly over five events each day. Nominations forv the Town Plate and .farkes .J.Ci": Handicap close 4th March, and air other events on 11th March. Special trains leave Forbes each day at 11.30 a.m. Combined rail'and course tickets will be issued ;at Forbes and intermediate stations. Mr A. G. F. Bollinger, the secretary, will gladly give all further information. Owners are reminded finally that nomina...
A LOCAL TRAINING STABLE. CHARLIE SMITH'S STRING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
A LOCAL TRAINING STABLE. CHARLIE SMITH'S STRING. There are few things more enjoyable to the lover of the racehorse than a visit to'a good training stable, and a cliat with -the man who puts the finished article on the track in a shimmer of satin coat, and a stored up ..reservoir of energy that bursts its bounds unless expended. We paid a visit to Charlie Smith, the local trainer, on Saturday, and had a look at his string in their boxes in Gren\x=req-\ fell-street. Despite the awful weather we have had recently, the six horses we saw were in the best of health, and bore evidence of the care bestowed on them. Grooming is half-feeding, and Charlie and his lads are, from the apearance of the horses, not afraid of elbow grease. The first box we came, to contains Speculate, Dr. Delohery's chestnut, big and muscular, and preparing for the picnic races in April. He is a five-year-old by Iolanthus, „dam unknown, and the popular medico raced him here last year-at the picnic races, and won the...
SHIRE AND MUNICIPALITY. (To the Editor "Forbes Advocate"). [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
SHIRE AND MUNICIPALITY. (To the Editor "Forbes Advocate"). Sir,-—I read with some interest the discussion in the Municipal Council at last Tuesday night's meeting; in reference to a letter received from the Jenialong Shire Council, asking that a; cellar-hole in close proximity to the Condoholin Road might be filled in, and a. few stumps in Bolam's Lane might be destroyed. It would\x=req-\ be a matter of a few shillings expense to break in the cellar-hole, and make it safe, and thus perhaps avert a serious accident. . Three main ro(ads converge into Bolam's Lane, and part of the short road is firmed, but. the Council ran, the forming into a big red gum-tree, evidently thinking it too costly, to remove. In dodging round this tree, a stranger in the, dark is very apt to run into one of the stumps asked to be removed.' Probable cost of removal, 2/-. As for the burrs, their numerous presence speaks for themselves, and the shire, representing the country, should have, a perfect .riglit to...
THE STRIKE. Strike leader Confident. Brisbane, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
THE STRIKE. Strike leader Confident. Brisbane, Tuesday. There Is a steady resumption of work in many industries in Brisban'e. It is stated that out of 43 unions ; that went 011 strike only three are receiving strike pay. ■ Mr Coyne, the^strike leader, is still of opinion that the men will win. ft .now transpires that only 284 - votes were recorded against the Melbourne tramway, men's proposal in favor of ceasing work, in the event of their failure to secure arbitration. The Melbourne Tramway Union'\x=req-\ has contributed £ 300 in aid of the strike.
CORRESPONDENCE. (It is to be distinctly understood that we do not necessarily endorse the opinions of our correspondents). THAT MOVE-ON CLAUSE. (To the Editor "Forbes Advocate"). [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
CORRESPONDENCE, &lt; (It is to be distinctly understood that we do not necessarily endorse the opinions of our correspondents). • THAT MOVE-ON CLAUSE. CTn the Editor ""Forbes Advocate"). Sir,—rln reading your paper of the Q,th inst., my attention was attracted: to a report of a meeting of the Forbes Municipal Council, and headed the "Move-On Clause." As one w'iio has earned his!honest "crust",in thfe-..Forbes district,,for.,'the past ten years,' 'I^craye space- in •your valuable paper, ons behalf of the working classes,' to 'enter a vigorous protest against that tyrannical and liberty-: destroying, by-law passed by the Council, known now as'the "Move-On Clause." Surely the Mayor and Alderman Hunter do not want telling that the streets of Forbes belong wholly and solely to the people. The people's money lias made them, and the people still pay for their_main\x=req-\ tenance, and yet it seems a dastai'dly thing that those people are debarred the free; use of_. them, and all to...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. Mr Keir ilardie, M.P., declares that_ within a mouth one million men will' be on strike in Britain for the principle of a minimum wage. The total number of members in the miners' unions is 010,000, and the funds available amount to '£ 2,000,000. Fully half the men in South Wales " will be unwillingly rendered idle in the event of a strike. A New Zealand cattle breeder has been swindled out of £ 1000 in Paris by means of the confidence trick. Pitiful appeals for help come from the famine districts in Russia. Typhoid and scurvy are raging. The winter crop threatens to be a failure
A GRAVE STATEMENT. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
GRAVE STATEMENT. Sydney; Tuesday. Mr W. G. Ash ford, M.L.A. for Liverpool Plains, interviewed at Dunedoo, said lie intended to ask for,'., a Royal Commission to inquire into .. the land resumptions that:had talten place already, arid -'those that :had been examined by the Commissioners, • and reported upon favorably, but not resumed during the last administra- * tion. He declared that if proper investigations wore made, they would show as great a scandal as the notorious land scandals of a few,years ago.
FIFTH TEST MATCH. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 20 February 1912
FIFTH TEST MATCH. Sydney. Tuesday. The team to represent Australia in the fifth test match, commencing i in Sydney on Friday, was chosen last i night, as follows:—-Hill, Trumper, | Armstrong, Ransford, Minnett, Car\x=req-\ I ter, Hortlern, ■ Gregory, Hazlitt, I M'Laren, Matthews, and Macartney i (12). ■ / a