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ROBERTSON V. CROWN. FEDERAL LAND TAX MATTER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

ROBERTSON Y. CROWN. FEDERAL LAND TAX MATTER. ■>. It will be remembered that.we notified in our columns' some few weeks back that- Mr Robinson, solicitor of this town, had'been notified that the appeal of the late A. M'Millan's Trustees had been successful. Mr Robinson has how been .further notified by the Commonwealth Crown Solicitor that the appeal instituted by him on behalf of" jV^rs, Robertson's trustees ( the case being set down as W. L. Wilcox and C. H. Edols, trustees of Mrs' Robertson's marriage settlements v. the Commissioner for. Federal Land Tax)", has been allowed on all grounds, the assessment being cancelled, and the whole of the amount of the tax refunded by the Federal Land Tax Commissioner to the, trustees.

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

PERSONAL By the death- on Tuesday of Mr A. B. Weigall, M.A., C.M.G., headmaster of the Sydney Grammar School, one of the biggest personalities in the State has been removed. ' Mr Weigall was for 45 years "The Chief" of the school, and loved and honored by every pupil who. ever attended it. ' After <1(5 years, Mr G. Simpson, of Ipswich, Queensland, re-visits Forbes. Mr Simpson is a' brother of Mrs - W. W. Farrand. : The death is announced o£ Mrs Muldopn, wife of Mr Thomas Muldoon, retired sergeant of police, stationed in Forbes many years ago. She died at her residence in Leichhardt, Sydney, on the 15tli inst., after a long illness, the result of: an internal complaint.

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

SPORTING. ; Parkes Jockey Club annual races are advertised for March 13 and 14. The prize money Is £220, spread evenly over live events each day. Nominations for the Town Plate and Parkes J.C. Handicap close 4th March, and all other .events on 11th March. Special trains' leave Forbes i each day at Ll;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. .. _ 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 close on Friday, 8th March. . A,special train will leave Forbes 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. .Mr Austin, the stipendiary stewa...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
"BUNDABURRA" LAMBS. ANOTHER RECORD FOR FORBES [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

"BUNDABURR3" LAMBS. ANOTHER RECORD FOR FORBES At Homebush yesterday week, 300 shorn lambs from "Bundaburra," this district; were sold at 12/3 per .head, thereby topping the market for shorn lambs this year. These-lambs were bred -and fattened at "Bundaburra," ;and wore, very greatly admired ■ when .submitted at'- auction, a :,vThey are the ;Border Leicester and -Merino cross.] Another lot of 30 shorn lambs from • "fiundaburra" wis. submitted* yesterday, and brought' up to 11/11, averaging 11 /-. ■ These results are a splendid advertisement for • Forbes generally, and "Bundaburra" in'par\x=req-\ ticular, as lamb growing country. .

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
VALEDICTORY. MR GEORGE GORMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

VALEDICTORY. MR GEORGE GORMAN. in a sweltering lieat, as if T&phet had boiled over,\the 'citizens of Forbes and the Caledonian Society met at • M'Leod's.restaurant, in Raiikin-' street, last night, to say nice things about a very worthy citizen, who is. about to take his departure from Forbes, after a re's'dence of 32 years' —Mr George Gorman, saddler, and participant in every movement that made for the -advancement: of . the town. " • Mr. Frank Wall presided, : in :his breezy way; and there was a marked note of sincerity throughout the proceedings, though the night was hot enough to provoke, lurid language. Apologies for absence were received from Messrs Wallace Hunter .(chief of the Caledonian Society), -D. Muir, T. Cripps, J. G. Beddie, S. D. Gordon, B. J. Grinsted, and G. Danvers. ... Professor M'Leod had his . tables prettily Jaid, and the .Cameron tartan was for some.'.-/reason prominent (it could not be said that Mr Gorman was a'Canieron). After the usual loyal toast ...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BIG FIRE AT EUGOWRA. FOUR BUILDINGS GUTTED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

BIG FIRE AT EUGOWRfl. FOUR BUILDINGS GUTTED. (From Our Representative). About' 1 a.m. yesterday a big fire occurred in the lower portion of the town, and in a short space of time- completely gutted a prominent block of buildings, comprising four business premises, as well as a private dwelling and outhouses.- The fire is believed to have1 started at the rear of W. Kerr's liairdressing establishment, and quickly '• spread both ways, until in a sho#t space of time' nothing was left standing, save a small dwelling at the rear of premises owned by Mrs Maher, and occupied by Mr Dave Arclier, and : the walls of premises occupied'by Mr Langford. Quicker than'it takes'to tell, the strong wind blowing seemed to fan the flames, and set; the adjoining buildings ablaze, but despite this, the many willing hands present 'saved the best:, part, of Mr I-I. Langford's furniture) and' Mr Archer's furniture was also safely carried away. Mr YV. Kerr's-stock-in-trade, which was insured for £150, was com...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
METHODIST CHURCH. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1912. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

METHODIST CHURCH. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1912, Forbes {Harvest Festival)', 11 a.m., . -7.30 p.m.—Rev. A. W. Parton., : Daroobalgie (Harvest Festival), 3,15 p.m.fr-Rey. A. jy. Parton.'

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PRESBYTERIAN SERVICES. SERVICES FOR FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

PRESBYTERIAN SERVICES. ■' SERVICES FOR FEBRUARY. February. 25 tli.—Forties, 11 a.m.j and S p.ni.—Daroobalgie, 3.15 p.m.

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SHOW LAMBS. SPECIAL PRIZE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

SHOW LAMBS. SPECIAL PRIZE. ■The ■ Forbes . Freeziag-*••Company-' donated to the Forbes P. A. and H. Association a special prize- for award to the sheep-raiser supplying to the company 10 . lambs for export,- and Mr .1. D. Low is tlie winner. - Mr Hannah, of .Temalong, says in connection with this award, that if the skins had been valued, instead of sold at the average market price, there would have-been a different result." ' Mr Low's 'lambs • had.- six months' more wool on-them, but, despite this, Mr Hannah- breeds closer to the merino,'which carries the. higher quality-.wool. Following are details oL the mar-, keting, which "show that Mr Low won by the very- narrow, margin of a farthing per carcase; the prices being those realised in the London market: Net price of 10 carcases:—Hannali-, £6/8/-;-. Low, £ 6/0/S; Wheatley, £6/1/9. , - . Sale.of-Skins.—Hannah, £1/7/7; Lowi jfi 1/13/1; Wheatley, £1/6/6.. Sale of fat outside of the car-, cases:—I-lannali, 10/21; Low, 11 /0J; Wheatley, ...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
P. A. & H. ASSOCIATION. THE FORBES FREEZING CO.'S PRIZE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

& H. ASSOCIATION. THE FORBES FREEZING CO.'S PRIZE. A special meeting of. the P; A. and H. Association was held yesterday in the 'Shire Hall, when there were present: ^Messrs A. :.T..-Reymond (President) ...T. Lozell, „.. R. .Officer, J. G. Beddie, T. . M. Dunn, T. D. Newell, ■T. F. M'Mahon, -R. ,E. 'Rawlins, D. Hannah, D. Nicolas, M. .T. Smitli, W. G. Dowllng, James Edwards, -F. Rath, P. I. Addison,- T. Strickland. and H. O. Elliott. The whole- of the business at this special meeting consisted: of the amendment of .the rules of the Association, and the -.thanks, of the Association were tendered to the subcommittee which had revised the ■rules. ■ ... The amended rules were adopted; GENERAL MEETING. , At the general meeting, which'fol\x=req-\ lowed with the same members present, the following correspondence was dealt with: — From George Mathieson, caretaker of the showground, re services rendered during the last year.—It was resolved that as Mr Mathieson was n^t engaged b'y Ml...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE CRICKET TROUBLE. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

the", cricket trouble. ». Sydney, Friday.. Clem Hill, referring to the cricket trouble, said he would send in a pro'-, visional acceptance to the invitation to make the'trip, in the same, terms as those sent .by the other Ave players. He was not likely to "rat" after , the others nad been turned! down. v . ■ Messrs It'Gowen and HolhVan consulted th<3 rebellious players last night and_ intend to put certain proposals before the, Board of Control to-day, with ? view of memling the broach.

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
DEATH FROM THIRST. Perth, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

DEATH FROM^ THIRST. y I ■ Perth, Friday. Two men perished in the bush in Western. Australia from thirst.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WILFUL MURDER. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

WILFUL MURDER. Sydney, Friday. The coroner recorded a verdict of wilful murder against Whittingham, in connection with the death of Nathaniel Blair, who was alleged to have been assaulted by accused.

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CHINESE CAMPS FIGHT. Brisbane, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

CHINESE CAMPS FIGHT. Brisbane, Friday. A pitched battle between two rival camps of Chinese was fought at Atherton, Queensland. Stones and bottles, and other handy missiles were used. There were several casualties on both sides, but no fatalities. The police appeared on the scene, and arrested four of the combatants.

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
FIFTH TEST MATCH. Sydney, 1.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

FIFTH TEST MATCH. Sydney, 1.30 p.m., The weather was fine this morning, and the wicket perfect. The Englishmen won the toss, and-went to the wickets. Scores at luncheon ad\x=req-\ journment.— . England.—First Innings. Rhodes, b Macartney S Hobbs, c 'Hansford,- b Hordern . .* 32 Hearne, not out •,.... 3 Gunn, not out ; 28 Sundries .. .. - 4 Two wickets for ...... 7!>

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. Prices at Homebusli yesterday were: as follows: — Sheep.—Prime1 merino wethers 12/\x=req-\ i to 13/6, extra prime early shorn 14/6 to 15/6, good nierino'wetliers and hoggets S/6 to 10/0, medium merino wethers and hoggets 5/- to 7/-, prime merino ewes 9/G to 1.1/-, extra prime merino ewes, early.shorn-14/- to 16/-, ' good merino ewes 7/- to 8/; medium and light merino ewes 4/6 to . 6/-; "prime crossbred wethers and hoggets 14/- to 16/-, extra prime crossbred wethers 17/- to IS/-; good crossbred • . .wethers and, hoggets 11 h to 12 / 6, : medium and light S/- to 9/6; prime' crossbred ewes 13/- to 14/6;/ extra prime-crossbred ewes 15/- to 16/-: . Gattle.—Yards of: extra prime ' heavy bullocks, £ 10/10/- to: £ 11; yards of prime -medium-weight: bullocks, £9/10/- to £10; - yards of good bullocks and steers,. £ 6 to £ 7; yards of medium bullocks and steers, £4/10/-"to "&• 5./£./-.;-...yards of me-_. diuln and light steers, £ 2/10"to £3/f>/...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SYDNEY WHEAT MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

SYDNEY WHEAT MARKET So-far as the Sydney wheat market, was concerned yesterday, local business is at a standstill. Quotations are nominal. One or two metropolitan millers might give 3/9 a bushel for bright, unbleached grain, but they appear to have no chance of getting it'under 3/9J. No sales were reported.

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. PRESENTATION OF PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. PRESENTATION OF PRIZES. At M'Leod's restaurant in liankin\x=req-\ street, . Inst night! the Rev. J. M'Dowell, in the absence of the chief of the Society (Mr Wallace I-Iunter),: presented to Professor M'Leocl's pupils; the gold pedals won by them at the Highland Gathering on last; New Years' Day. The Rev. J.-M'Dowell said the position he-held should have been filled by the Chief, Mr Wallace Hunter, but during the week he had- been called to Melbourne. With a few appropriate words for each, he made the presentations, and at the conclusion, presented PvofessorM'Leod with a handsome stud case from the pupils,.and spoke earnestly of the good work the Professor had done-in teaching dancing, and promoting the welfare of the society. .A vote of thanks by Mr\x=req-\ tfutchison, the secretary of the society, to tlie reverend gentleman fox presiding,' and the juveniles were then regaled on light refreshments. Hollowing were the prizes:-— Highland liling, for lassies under 1...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

latest{ cablegrams. \ London, Thursday. ' Tlie Costa Rica -Minister: at-Wash-, ingtdn received a cablegram containing the single word "earthquake.'-' It is feared that some disaster has overtaken Costa Rica. communication with the Republic is interrupted.? A prominent South Wales mining authority states that'the mine owners have made up their minds against postponing the strike, unless compelled by force. The executive of- the miners' federation has. been, promised the active co-operation of the French and Belgium colliers if a strike shoujd eventuate. A prominent' Bex-lin paper, commenting on the coal crisis, ■ declares that the domestic situation in England, the imminence of a terrible labor struggle, and revolutionary struggles about Home Rule, and the reform of the Houseof Lords, explain Britain's sudden desire for an . arrangement with Germany., \ The "Kruez Zietung" states that it is Britain's policy to hold firmly to her relations with France and Russia, thus hemming Germany ...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
GUNNING. FAREWELL TO REV. FATHER CASEY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 February 1912

GUNNING. FAREWELL TO REV. FATHER CASEY. (From a Correspondent'). ' It is with sorrow Unit1 the people oE'Gunning receive tlie news that the Rev. Father Casey's stay , in- Forbes is coming very near to a close. We learn from Father Casey that he is going to the Cowra district early in Marcn, where " he will assist the ■ Rev. Father O'Keimedy with his religious works. .1 - v-. On arriving at the commodious residence of Mr W. O'Conuell on Monday evening last, Father Casey saw, Assembled there, along with their' , good ladies, a number of the heads■ of the Catholic families of Gunning, and who, in his company, partook of a magnificent banquet, which liad, as a token : of esteem and : farewell respect ^towards him, been prepared by the hostess, Mrs O'Conuell, in' ;.a most competent manner. The feast being over, Father Casey delivered an address to the people in most explicit terms. He spoke very eulogistically of the manner in which the Catholic people of Gunning attend to their religiou...

Publication Title: Forbes Advocate
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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