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THE STRIKE. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
THE STRIKE, Sydney, Friday. The strike leader.-at Brisbane says there will-be no further resumption of work until an honorable agreement has been arrived at. • A union labor medal is being struck to commemorate the strike. The strikers are endeavouring to foment trouble in New South Wales by stopping coal 'supplies to . Brisbane. V . ' ' ■ ' -• Sydney wharf laborers have decided that they are not bound by the de-^ cision of the transport workers coun-. oil. This means the men hold,them\x=req-\ selves .free, "to strike in. the interests of the Brisbane unions :if necessary.
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. IN PARLIAMENT. Another Censure Motion. Defeated by 40 to 34. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. IN PARLIAMENT. Another Censure Motion. Defeated by 40 to 34. Sydney, Friday. Mr Wade moved another censure motion in the Asesmbly last night, to the effect that the Government does not.possess the confidence of the country. He vigorously denounced the Government for its treatment of Mr Robinson, late chief of jthe "Hansard" staff, and declared that the people at the ballot box would, mark their disapproval of such- conduct. Mr M'Gowen made a spirited defence, in the course of which he stated that the present disappointed office-seekers would be told in a few weeks that they must remain in the cold shades of Opposition for all time. He denied that Mr Robinson had been "butchered." A sharp passag;e-at-arms occurred between the Speaker and Mr Wood, the latter being compelled to apolo\x=req-\ gise. Mr Holman declared that Mr Robinson had been guilty of gross insubordination and impertinence to his supei'ior officer. After further, debate, the closure was applied, aip...
COLLISION AT NEWNES. Several People Hurt. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
v COLLISION AT ..NEWNES, Several People Hurt. Sydney, Friday.. ' A goods train collided with a railway passenger motor car at Newnes: yesterday. The impact was severe, several ])assengers being thrown 011 to, the track, while two or' three, when they saw a collision was. imminent, jumped off the car. Dr. Petrie, who was travelling with his 'wife and. child, seized the- latter in his arms, and jumped off the car. He sustained several. fractured ribs, but the child was not injured.' The driver of the - car was also se-; verely injured, .and several others were badly-bruised and shaken. ' The car was almost.' completely wrecked, but the goods train escaped damage.
BROOK'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
BROOK'S PICTURES. A most satisfactory attendance, considering the weather, witnessed Brook's Pictures at the town hall on Wednesday night. It just shows the popularity of these pictures that a good-sized audience could be drawn by them into a hall on an extremely hot and stifling night like Wednesday. As Mr Brook himself remarked, each person was deserving of a gold medal for brave conduct. The programme made amends for the unfavorable atmospheric conditions, however. It fairly teamed with good things, and was put through without the suggestion of a hitch. "Little honey gatherers," with which the programme commenced, presented a | flne series of studies, the dramatic ) sketches were, excellent, and the j comics were out of the ordinary good, including "A heat wave," so delightfully funny and apropos, that the 1 audience shrieked with laughter.
"WONGAJONG" SOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
" "WONGAJONG" SOLD. We hear, that Mr A. B. Triggs has sold his "Wongajong" station, 5 miles from Forbes, and consisting of 6500 acres, to Mi- Laid law, of the Riverina, who intends to put a large area of it under wheat. "Wonga\x=req-\ jong" is a very fine property, and Mr Laidlaw will work it on up-to-date farming principles.
BACK YAMMA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
BACK YAMMA. Mr Herb. Johnson (Forbes), 'Mr W. Rees ("Risdon"), and Mr W. Tuo\x=req-\ hey (Forbes) liave each presented a gold medal to the public school at' Back Yamma for 1912. - It has been decided to award' the medals to the pupils graining the most marks for home work during the year 1912'. Mr Rees presented a medal to the school last year also. Mr Herb. Johnson , has for the past 3 years always come forward with a medal for the school.
MOONLIGHT CONTINENTAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
MOONLIGHT CONTINENTAL. The moonlight continental,'to be held at the cricket ground next Tuesday evening,' 27th inst.,'promises to be very successful. The organisers consider that the programme' -to be, submitted will be the best of its kind ever rendered in Forbes. There will be" several comic songs in costume, by artists new to Forbes, together with items by the best local talent. Every preparation is being made for an enjoyable outing in the cool evening air. v An elaborate stage is being erected, and will be well lighted. A feature of the evening will ;t»e contests for- juveniles, arid there will' also be that. mirth-provoking item, musical casks. •
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
^ GREAT At LEYME &lt;& CO.'t Higph Class Mercers, Commencing' on SATURDAY, lOfcK Felbrxaary, and Ends 29th February. When Every Customer Served at Our Establishment will be returned 2/6 IN THE £ on their purchases. Remember! All Our Goods are of the Highest Grade, and the Refund of a Half-Crown Coin of the realm should be at once availed of. The HALF CROWN will apply to Every Article in Our Establishment, including Suits to Measure, We give away An Extra Pair of Trousers FREE OF CHARGE, with Every High Class Suit to Measure, until the end of this month. Our Prices for Tailor Made Suits range from from £3/10/-, £4/4/-, to £5/5/-, and Every Garment Guaranteed. LE-YNE, 8f»d CO. High Class Hj©r&lt;o@rs fiTGtotSri'ers4 Rar&lim Street^ FORBES. ifpij-TTi _ii "*"'ie Forbes &&& Cycle Depot ARE WINNING EVERYWHERE. R. J. M'NAMARA, Australia's Champion, riding a Waratah, won the Grand Prix de Sydney, the 5 Miles Scratch Race at the Hospita...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
Telegraphic Address: Garnsey, Forbes Telephone: No. 41 Forbes. (Established 1884). STOCK & PROPERTY SALESMEN, AUCTIONEERS, and GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS. SPECIAL AUCTION SALES of Cattle. Sheep, and Horses conducted when required. STUD AND STORE STOCK, PROPERTIES, AND FARMS FOR , SALE throughout, the whole ol the States. . . ' 'ORRESPONDENCE . in vited. ii ixl &lt;u'nry facility /ivi'ti i'ic pri'inp\x=req-\ ■1 ' ' ' DIMM WEAVER & 00., STOCK & PROPERTY AGENTS, OPPOSITE POST ' OFFICE, FORBES ^ AUCTIONEERS, , STOCK & STATION AGENTS, PROPERTY SALESMEN, FORBES All Stock trucked through us have our personal supervision. AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, & GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS.. Properties a " Speciality. Correspondence Invited. Parkes and Trundle AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION :\KB PROPERTY AGENTS. PARKES Etoel: and Station Agents ^ PARKES LAND SALESMAN, AND STOCK AND STATION AGE7TT, PARKES, H.S.W. OFFICE: Opposite Tattersall's Hotel. Also at BE...
The Forbes Advocate, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1912. RAILWAY EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
®§e Jkte §Mocate, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1912. RAILWAY EXTENSION. The question of railway extension and. development is one of constant interest.. In this /issue, we publish details concerning- two important proposals, oner'of which is of direct concern to Forbes. Both are what are ternjsd^ "national lines,'.' connecting JBroken Hill -with tne seaboard. The Condobolin to Broken Hill line is a very well-known -proposal, and: does not call for special reference . here. The other is an ^-almost entirely new suggestion, and offers a big range for, consideration. It will be remember-) sd that the Public -Works' Committee in 1908 were strongly of the opinion hat the Cowra to Canowindra exten\x=req-\ icn should riot stop at that," but iventually be taken pn, via Eugowra :nd Forbes, to Euabalon'?, and thence 'o Broken Hill. The Public Works '•ommittee had two motives for their recommendation—(1) the nature of counti'y to be served by such a line; and (2) the impossibility of the present line ...
JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
JOTTINGS. Next Sunday is the first Sunday in Lent. v At a meeting of seatholders of St. John's Church (Anglican) on Tuesday night, the following were appointed trustees of the rectory:—: Messrs James Edwards, Joseph Elliott, and G. F. Cochrane. ,0.0. (Old Orkney Scotch Whisky), especially distilled for the Australian climate.* , It was decided at a meeting of parishioners of St. John's Church of England, in Forbes, on Tuesday night, to hold "market day" this year on 24th April. . Meagher and Co.'s great discount sale has been extended till .the end of the month, and will end on Thursday next, 29 th inst. See advertisement for the great attractions this sale offers. The fact that the Forbes Picnic races on 2 5 th April will clash with the Cootamundra Picnic fixture for 25th and ■■■26th April, will, it is believed, deprive the former of some of 'the riders who might otherwise be expected to take part.. Mr Wade's motion of censure against the Government, 'concerning the Speaker v. Hans...
A "KANGAROO" GRASS STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
A "KANGAROO" GRASS STORY. A gentleman from the south' was recently in the district-inspecting a well-known property (which has been subdivided) , with a view to the purchase' of a block. : At the close of the inspection, ,the gentleman said to the manager,' "I think well of the property, but I don't like" that kangaroo grass." "Kangaroo grass," exclaimed the managers "why there isn't a root of it on- the property." "Well," said the visitor, "I don't know whether you call it kangaroo grass or' not, but it jumps the fences!'' The gentleman'was referring to umbrella grass, which balls up against the fences, and is lifted over by the wind.
MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT. Dr. Broadbent's motor carv turned a complete somersault just on entering "Johnny Woods' Bridge," inSher iff-street, over tlie lagoon on Wednesday at noon. The- trouble was. one of those deep dust holes that have worn into the road. .The chauffeur was thrown clear, and suffered no injury,, but the popular medicQ was pinned beneath the overturned car, and carries about with him a rib torn, from the connecting cartilage. . The car is in- hospital at.Sum mers and Peppercorn's garage. The radiator o f the car was 'badly dented, but, strange to say, didn't leak; both tyres were wrenched off, and the glass screen of quarter-inch plate\x=req-\ glass was smashed to atoms, and. the steering wheel bent.. Everyone will be pleased that the doctor escaped so welly from .what might have been a very bad accident. ■
STOCK CROSSINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
STOCK CROSSINGS. The following, crossings o£ stock over tlie Forbes'town J common, are reported "by Mr T. Webb, the common ranger:—February 12—300 sheep, Buhdaburra to Flemington, Strickland owner, Gibbons in charge; 100 sheep, Grudgery to Daroobalgie, Berg owner, in charge. February 13— 100 sheep, Bogagibil to Flemington, Darcy owner,, in charge; 380 sheep, Grawlin to Bathurst, Gordon owner,, Ashcroft in charge; 400 sheep, Daroo\x=req-\ balgie to Flemington, Martin Bros, owner, Reed in charge. February , 14:—1000 sheep, Eulomo to Grawlin, Gordon owner, Ashcroft in charge. February 15—1500 sheep, Narromine to Carrawobitty, A. B. Trigg owner, Jones in charge. February 16—300 sheep, Bundaburra to Flemington, Strickland owner, Gibbons in charge; 200 sheep, Glen Yarra to Flemington, P. Strickland owner, Miller in charge;. 100 sheep, Bowler's to Flemington, Turner owner, in charge. February x9—400 sheep, Buhdaburra to Flem.\x=req-\ ington, Strickland owner,' Gibbons in charge. February 2...
FORBES AUTUMN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912
FORBES AUTUMN RACES. ; ■ -j • ' A reminder is timely concerning the-autumn races of the Forbes Jockey-Club;: set' down- for March-7 arid S, and therefore only, a fortnight ahead. Nominations close for the principal events—Autumn and F.J.C. Handicap—next Wednesday, 28th instant, at 9 p.m., the acceptances being-due on the Tuesday following, 5th March,: which is also the night of general entry. This meeting is going to be one of the best autumn fixtures that the club has yet brought off j, that is, if all the indications -can be taken for granted. . With a drop of rain between now and then, the course and surroundings will be just right, and as there are a lot of horses, in train in the west, there can be no reasonable doubt about big entries, and good horses coming along. Thu locally-bred horse, Lanty Cassidy, won' the Lawn Handicap at Cootamundra last week, carrying 0 stone, and'running the 7 furlongs in Imin. iiOsecl'. the fastest time for that distance at'the meeting; Lanty Cassid...