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GOOLAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
GOOLAGONG. (From Our Own Correspondent). Most of the farmers are ploughing, but'they find it very hard work, owing to the length of time since rain fell to soften the earth. The weather is very hot and dusty, and rain is badly needed. Stock are getting poor aigain, the grass disappearing fast: Rain has not fallen now for something like two months,, and there is no sign 6f any. ' We are having one of tlie driest times experienced for many years. The rivet is'very. low.
BOGAN GATE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
BOGAN GATE. (From a Correspondent). The farewell social given to Mr and Mrs Thompson, of Bogan Gate, ■was celebrated on Tuesday last, the public of our town and district being well represented. The evening passed, pleasantly. Mr and Mrs Thompson were presented with a purse of sovereigns and a silver egg cruet, as a mark of the high esteem in which they are held by the public of Bogan Gate a.id district. Toasts were given and speeches made by men of the district. Mr and Mrs Thompson, with their family, proceeded to their new home at Strathfield on Thursday. Miss M. Crawford, who nas been in. the uospital suffering from diphtheria, is now.speedily recovering. It is reported that Andy, the infant son of Mr A. Purcell, of Gun ningbland, has contracted fever. The five pupils who sat for examination at the Bogan .Gate Public School on the 1st December, were all successful. Minnie Magill secured a qualifying certificate, and intends to go to Forbes District School. Renie Dudley secured a H...
PROBLEM OF THE WEST. CONDOBOLIN—BROKEN HILL LINE. Broken Hill's Position. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
PROBLEM OF THE WEST. CONDOBOLIN—BROKEN HILL LINE. Broken Hill's Position. The Public.Works Committee cori\x=req-\ sidered the expediency of constructing, a railway *, from Condoooli.il . to Broken I-Iill. - . > Edward Fisher Pittman, Under-Secretary for Mines, .and Government* Geologist, gave . evidence * regarding the possibilities of Broken Hill. I-Te thought, that (10, yesfrs- was a. liberal estimate .of the. time the ore in sight .would last; lie would place it at seven or weight years, but he had not checked the figures. That was merely as far as .the-ore in sight was concerned; .development work was a different matter, > and. new. ore might be met with at any time, just as the find was made at the British mine recently. No one could speak definitely with regard to future finds. The ore .raised .in . 1903 .was -1,100,000 tons,""and in 1911 1,4S4,.397 tons, the record - year - being . 1907, when 1,652,S91 tons w.ere raised. The connection of the pinnacles of the Silver ton...
SICKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
- SICKNESS. Mrs Dwyer is now recovering from her illness, and is expected home in a few days. Patricia M'Guiness is in' the Cowra hospital very ill. Tommy Wallace has just returned from that' institution, and Master James Bartley is expected to leave it on Sunday next. ' r
OPHTHALMIA IN SHEEP. THE PRESCRIPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
OPHTHALMIA IN SHEEP. THE PRESCRIPTION. The following prescription.is rtaken from an educative brochure published from the pen of Mr W. G. Dowling, Stock Inspector, Forbes: — loz. laudanum, 3drs. sul zinc, 1J pints pure water, this'will*about-'fill a brandy bottle, or 5drs; sul, zinc, ldr. cocaine, to same amount of water. - The best method to get' the lotion into the eye is per medium of a sewing machine oil tin,' a little pdes sure with' the thumb on the bottom of the tin just-Injects a few drops, and there is .no waste,' and it leaves one hand free to manipulate the'.eye,, and a corlc put on the nozzle enables it to be safely carried' in one's pocket, so that when a sheep' is found blind, either from grass seed or ophthalmia, it ^can be caught and dressed,' one dressing will give relief, arid two will cure the worst case^. Before the lotion is put into :the' tia, ■ it should be well .'shaken up. -'-'Each .boundary • rider should be armed with one of these tins, in addition to the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
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OUR SERIAL STORY. WHEN A WOMAN WOOS. CHAPTER X (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
OUR SERIAL STORY. CHAPTER X (Continued). When lie took his leave Mrs Tre\x=req-\ garthan pressed him to come again with apparent cordiality, but he felt that the moment his back was turned there would be an explosion; that she would abuse her husband for having asked him there. Why, he didn't know, any more than he knew why she was afraid of him. He was worried and anxious on Audrey's account. It was bad enough that she should have to live in that atmosphere, but there was something worse behind. He hadn't got to the bottom of things. Mrs Helme wouldn't help him to get to the bottom of things, though he felt sure she could if she liked. She wanted him to show his hand first, and that made him stubborn. She listened with a faint smile as he described his afternoon at the Tre\x=req-\ garthans', and then said: "Well, what would you have? After all, they are her own people. I've not much sympathy with young women who are too good for their homes. Besides," she added, with more honesty, ...
CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
CHAPTER XL He ran away only, so far as his sister's house in Surrey. Possibly his choice of direction was influenced by the sub-conscious idea- that he might get inspiration from the company of his seven-yeaer-old daughter" Alice. The thick-legged pet and tyrant of a boys' school was far enough from Mrs Helme's conception: of "a poor little thing," as, for the' matter of that, was her guardian from, being: a "frump." Mrs Fred. Rawlins was a younger and livelier edition of her brother. „ Like him, she was lean and brown, but with eyes; that were soft, instead of keen, and an untidy mouth. There are. faces that give and faces that take; hers emphatically gave. Fred, was large and pink and sandy; a good fellow, an athlete, and - an efficient master, but rather stupid. They had no children, but instead that air of knowingness not uncommon between young, childless, married people, yhich seems to imply that they have got something ever so much better. They flirted abominably in pubicl, an...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
PERSONAL. A very painful accident happened to Mrs Justilius, the wife of our respected senior-constable, last week. Mrs Justilius'was endeavouring to free a fractious calf, when, in untying the rope, the first finger of the left hand became jammed, and was badly lacerated. Medical advice , was sought, and although at first it was thought amputation would be necessary, we are pleased to announce the sufferer is progressing well under the painful circumstances, and. there is every prospect of the finger being saved. An accident of a serious nature occurred last week to Master Harold Langford. ' The boy was indulging in a game of football .at the convent school, when, in falling, he had the misfortune to come In contact with a sharp stick, a splinter of which penetrated through the palm of his left hand. He was immediately conveyed to Forbes, and admitted to the hospital, where every care was exercised to lessen the patient's suffering, and prevent the likelihood of lockjaw setting in:...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
CRICKET. The match between Trajere and Goonigal took place on Trajere's wicket 011 Saturday lost. Trajere were represented by a weak team (six ! of their best being engaged in a rifle match), consequently the Gooni\x=req-\ gal players proved their superiority by easily defeating their opponents on the first innings. Scores: — Trajere.—First Innings.. J. Goodacre, b M'Keon . ... .. 0 E. Ditton, c Reilly-, b M'Innis 1 A. Boyd, b M'Keon ........... 0 A. Herbert, b .M'Keon .... . .. 14 R. Herbert, c Jones, b M'Innis 5 A. Chatman, b M'Keon . .... .. 7 IV Shine, b M'Innis 4 W. Marsh, c and b Gannon.. . ... : 3 Alb. Herbert,' b Gannon ..... . ; 4 F. Herbert, b M'Keon .0 L. Herbert, not out i 0 Sundries ..' 12 Total 50 Bowling analysis.—J. M'Keon, 5. for ti; T. M'Innis, 3 for 28; M. Gan\x=req-\ non. 2 for 3; F. Glennon, 1 for 1. i;,: Second Innings. >1.; Goodacre, b M'Keon . ... ! .. S ;E;r: Ditton, lbw, b M'Innis .... 0 .A. Boyd, b Gannon .; . .. .... SO A; Herb'ert, c Glennon, b M'Inni...
ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION SPORTS GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
ATHLETIC , ASSOCIATION SPORTS GATHERING. Everything is now assured to make the Athletic Association's sports, set . down for next Wednesday, 28th inst., an unqualified success. Entries for the cycle and running events are coming in well, and attractive entries are also assured for other events, especially the tug-of-war and buck jumping contests, which should prove amusing, and the draw of the day. The committee expect a big gathering of visitors, and have gone to much trouble to cater well for their wants., The programme will'commence at 10 a.m." sharp, and competitors are .reminded that no excuse, will be exercised for. their non-attendance at; that hour. ' j In the evening, a smoke social will be held at the Post Office Hotel, when the various prizes won will be distributed. The public are also kindly invited to a Leap Year Social, in the School of Arts hall on Wednesday evenin'g, the 28th inst. The prices of gentleman's ticket is 2/6; ladies admitted free. Excellent"music, and a...
PRESENTATION TO MR W. E. MYRING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
PRESENTATION TO MR V.*. J MYRING. - A representative gathering of , townsmen was held in the School of Arts hall on Monday afternoon last, for the purpose of discussing the best •way to recognise the many valuable services rendered by Mr W. E. Myring during his useful residence amongbt us. - Mr G. A. Hosie was elected chairman, and it was unanimously decided to present Mr Myring with a silver tea and coffee service at a social to be held in the School of Arts hall on Monday evening next, the 26th inst. .. \ Mr Hosie was appointed to make the presentation, and Mr C. J. Hazelton was elected hon. secretary to the movement. The ladies in the town and district are being asked to provide refreshments, which it is proposed to serve on the evening of the presentation.
BENA, [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
BENfl, (From Our Own Correspondent). A most successful sale was held at Mr Wm. Ridley's, "Grenoble," on the 15th inst. Horses, cattle, machinery, furniture, and farm sundries ' were disposed of at satisfactory figures. Mr C. Walder, of the firm of "W. H. Davies and Co., West Wyalong, was the auctioneer. ■ Mr Ridley, who intends to reside in Sydney, has leased his; properties, "Grenoble" and "Pine Hill," to his sons, Messrs G. E. H. and C. W. Ridley, the latter" of '• which, I believe, is shortly to enter the ranks of the benedicts. The Ridley family are to be tendered a "send off" before leaving the district, while Mr C. \V. Ridley is to be made a presenttaion from the members of the Bena Cricket Club, of which body he has filled the position of secretary for the past eight years. Yesterday was dull and threatening, but only a few points of rain ;Were registered. Rain is still badly needed. A cricket match was played on the 17 th inst. at Ungarie, between the Bena and Ungarie clubs,...
GOONIGAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
GOON1GAL. (From Our Own Correspondent). Mr \V. Edmunds' son, Iteg., un-. tier went an operation in the Greri\x=req-\ fell hospital, and it was successful. Mr E. Culgan is still in the hospital. His operation ,was also successful, and it is hoped he will soon be back among his old friends, enjoying the best of health. The Goonigal cricketers played Trajere, on the latter's ground, rev suiting in a win tor Goonigal. j The Rev. Father Lynch is leaving the parish.- Father M'Dywer has been appointed. in his place. ; ■ ■ Mrs T. O'Reilly has just returned home from a'trip to Liverpool to see her brother, Mr P. Byrne, who has been suffering from diseased jawbone, and is now incurable. He was at one time a resident of Goonigal. 19/2/12.
THE LITTLE STRANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
THE LITTLE STRANGER. Will the welcome little stranger visit your house this year? Baby is king nowadays, and a king should always be welcome. There are many homes in this land where the little stranger is wanted badly, but—he keeps away. This should not be. In such cases the reader is advised to write to the Dept A.M., Ladies' College of Health, and a book will be sent free, telling how in hundreds of similar cases a joyful change was brought about. The published price of the book is 1/-, but it will be sent free if 2d is enclosed to defray postage, etc. One lady writes: "Your book is worth a guinea a page. I wish I had read it earlier. It is a fountain of knowledge and advice."*
THE CROW. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
THE GROW. •Director Scott, of the Dubbo Filatures Board, • champions the cause of that-much-despised bird, the crow. A.t a meeting of the Dubbo Board last week, Mr Scott wanted the Board to abolish the bonus given for crows, explaining that crows eat up the dead bodies of rabbits and sheep, and thus destroy harbors for the maggot flies. The crows did not, he said, do enough damage to warrant the expenditure of money in trying to exterminate them. The amount, of good done by crows fully compensated for what harm they may do; The only harm by erows was done during the lambing season.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
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