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BROOK'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
\ BROOK'S PICTURES. Mr F. H. Brook has something very choice for his patrons to-morrow night at' the town hall. He has-just returned from Sydney with a specially selected programme, embracing a beautiful lot of films, dealing with: descriptive, cli'amatic, and comic subjects, which he. claims*will comprise an entertainment never before ap\x=req-\ 'proached in Forbes. Popular-prices are charged, and as the weather is now beginning to think of behaving itself, we. may expect to see the big hall crowded to-morrow night.
TRUNDLE P. & A. ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
TRUNDLE P. & A. ASSOCIATION. At the annual meeting o£ the above, the secretary's report read as follows: — "In presenting to you the sixth annual, report and balance sheet of the Association, your Committee have great pleasure in again being able to congratulate the Society on a successful year, and the general continued prosperity evident. The annual show held on Thursday and Friday, August 10th and 11th, was favored with splendid weather conditions, and from every point of view was a satisfactory exhibition. Compared with the previous year, the financial-results of the show were as follows:—Receipts ' from entries, 1910, £39/16/6, 1911 £53/18/2; members (number), 1910, 100, 1911, 116; donations, 191p £ 137/9/6, 1911 £ 197/0/6;'gate receipts, 1910 £36, 1911 £38/11/6. It will be noted that in each instance a substantial increase is recorded. During the year substantial improvements to the show ground were effected, in the shape of additions to and cover for the sheep pens, n...
JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
JOTTINGS. 0.0. (Old Orkney Scotch Whisky). Of unexcelled quality. A peerless whisky.* W. H. Davies, stock and property j agent, "West Wyalong, reports having held a highly successful clearing-out sale on account of Mr William Ridley, of Grenoble, Bena, on 15th instant, "when the whole of his farming machinery, working plant, horses, and cattle were disposed of at satisfactory figures. ' Draught horses made to £46, light horses to £17, bullocks to £ 6/15/-, cows to £3/7/-, steers to £2/14/-, heifers to £ 2/10/-, calves to £ 2. - • Mr Richard Barker, Barker's C.orner, is stocktaking, which, in other words, means that he is clearing out the whole of his summer goods, and the slaughter is a ruthless one.'Mate\x=req-\ rials, and trimmings, and laces, as well, as hat notions and gloves, have all been red-pencilled; and, as regards Barker's Corner, this is its sale of sales. Getting back to the subject of dress materials, crepes, and voiles, both most fashionable, are going for the proverb...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. GOULBURN STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
COMMERCIAL NEWS. GOULBURN STOCK MARKET. W. H. Wheatley, of Goulburn, reports a fair attendance of buyers at last sales. Fat Sheep.—Small yarding", very few prime sheep' offering; market firm. Best wethers made 10/6 to 11/-, few crossbreds to 12/-, others 7/- to 8/-, best ewes (crossbreds) to 10/4, inferior 4/- to '5/-, best lambs S/-to 9/-, others G/- to 7/-. Store Sheep.-—Good yarding, market dull, and sales hard to effect. Wethers made 7/- to S/-, 4 and 6 tooth ewes 6/- to 7/-, aged ewes from 2/- to 4/-, crossbred weaners G/- to 7/-, merinos 5/- to 6/-. Fat Cattle.—-Good yarding, of fair to good quality; no prime bullocks yarded. Best cows £ 5/5/- to \£ 6, others £ 4 to £ 5, light from £ 3 to £4, steers-'- £5. Best beef worth 22/- per 100, lbs. Store Cattle.—Market unaltered; small yarding. • ''
The Forbes Advocate, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1912. A MILLION CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
Jfotte Rotate, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1912. A MILLION CLUB. What is known as a "Million Club" has been mooted in Sydney. The object or the members of such a body would be to use every means within their power of hastening the time when Sydney will be a city of one million inhabitants. This-idea is borrowed from the United States of America, where nearly' every town of almost any dimensions lias an or\x=req-\ ganisation of the kind. The diffei-\x=req-\ ence between a Sydney club and the American clubs, is that the former aims at the further bloating of a population bubble, already inflated to bursting point, while, the latter are part and parcel of a scheme which, by benefiting the unit, benefits the whole. The American clubs aim at the increase in population and prosperity of America, the Sydney organi sation, judging by those who are moving in it, would not look beyond the aggrandisement of Sydney.. . It is an amazing thing—but perfectly well\x=req-\ known to those who have experien...
LITHGOW FAT STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
LITHGOW FAT STOCK SALES. E. H. Taylor and Co. report a good attendance of buyers at last sales. Good to prime light and medium cattle met with strong competition. \Ve sold account Messrs Vickei'y and Sons, Limited, 25 steers, medium quality, from £5/12/- to £6/16/-, averaging £6/4/-; a/c Owner, 2 steers to £ 6/5/-. v Fat Sheep.—We yarded 300. The demand for prime quality was very keen. We sold a/c Gordon, 154 mixed sexes .crossbreds) , at 13/-,! 24 merinos 11/-; a/c Boyle, 25 small merino suckers 5/10; a/c Rusliworth, 10 lambs 8/6, 36. lambs S/l.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 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 of the States. CORRESPONDENCE invited, and every facility given for prompt inspection. STOCK & PROPERTY AGENTS, OPPOSITE POST OFFICE, AUCTIONEERS, STOCK & STATION AGENTS, PROPERTY SALESMEN, 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 AND PROPERTY AGENTS, PARKES Stock and Station Agents PARKES LAND SALESMAN, AND STOCK AND STATION AGEITT, OFFICE: Opposite.Tattersall's Hotel. Also at BEN ALL A (Head Office), " and Branches, Victoria. STOCK AND PROPERTIES A SPECIALITY. Lists on appl...
BATHURST FAT STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
BATHURST FAT STOCK MARKET. 13. H. Taylor and Co. report a big yarding o£ cattle, viz.,' 136, of which 31, were passed out. The yarding consisted principally of. very inferior cattle,, and for this tclass sales were hard to effect, at a fall over 10/- on last week's sales; good to prime quality heifers and steers sold exceedingly well. We sold 12 steers and stags £ 4/14/- to £ 6/16/-, 13-head steers £5/12/-, cows £5/5/-, heifers £3 2/-, 15 head inferior steers £4/4/-, cows £ 3/14/-, heifers £ 2/5/-. . Sheep market depressed, and sales hard to effect. 700 yarded, of which-we offered 600, and sold 50 wethers at 10/6, 142 at 9/9, 37 small merino suckers 5/, and passed' in 400. Pigs.—60 yarded. We offered 60, and sold slips 10/- to 18/6.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
Forbes Livery & Bait Stables. W. ROGERSON Begs to inform the public that in consequence of not having sufficient accommodation at his present stables, he has erected new and very commodious stables further up Rankin street, at the corner of Brown-street, having 3 main entrances—from Rankin, Lachlan, and Brown streets. Accommodation for 50 horses. All under cover. Open Saturday, December 23. W. R0GERS0N, FORBES LIVERY AND BAIT STABLES. NICHOLSON AND MORROW FARMING MACHINERY. Drills, Cultivators, Disc Ploughs, Etc. THE CLYDE ENGINEERING WORKS. MESSRS R. HORNSBY & SONS ENGINEERING WORKS. COOPER SHEARING MACHINE COY., LTD. GATES, DUPLICATES OF ALL SORTS, OILS, NEW PATENT WIRE STRAINERS, Etc., in stock. INSPECTION INVITED. Henry Savage MACHINERY AGENT, LACHLAN-ST. .( late Coles and Co.). Telephone 139. ______ Fire & Marine Insurance Go. of N. Z. Ltd. ACCIDENT AMD LIVE STOCK. Local Agents F. RATH & Go. COACH BUILDERS, RANKIN St, Norwich and London Accident ...
THE SIX-DAYS' RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
THE'SIX-DAYS' RACE. An immense crowd witnessed the finish of the six days' bicycle race at the Exhibition Ground, Melbourne, on Saturday night. Great excitement was caused at 8.40, when a sprint took place for the £10 prize for the first man to complete 2000 miles. Hehir secured the price, with M'Na\x=req-\ mara second. Towards the end of the big race, Dotzauer and Bell, being a lap behind the leaders, had to retire from the course shortly after 10 o'clock, the men left in the final being Clark, Goulett, Lawson, Grenda, Lloyd, and Croolte. Grenda led for the first two and a half laps, when Goulett took a hand. The winner of ' the Sydney sprint kept in front, and, won by a wheel from Lawson, who beat Clark by a length and a half. The order of the teams at the finish was: — Goulett and Hehir 1 Lawson and Mitten ....... 2 Clark and M'Namara .. .... : 3 Grenda and "Walker . . . .... ... 4 Lloyd and Gascoyne ........ 5 Crooke and Y eend 6 The mileage covered was 2026 miles. The longest d...
SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
sportm hens. (By Mousqueton). At the last meeting of the Committee of the Wellington Turf Club, Mr W. P. Kelly was asked to approach the Western District Racing Association, and endeavour to induce that body to hold the next Association race meeting at Wellington. - The following alterations in the dates of the racing fixtures have been deemed necessary, owing to dates of the several shows in the towns mentioned being changed:—Bathurst Turf Club, April 20 and 22; Wellington Jockey Club, April 24 and 25; Mudgee Race Club, April 26 and 27; Grenfell Jockey Club, April 30 and May 1; Dubbo Jockey Club, May 3 and 4; Trangie Jockey Club, May 7 and 8; Wellingto'n P.R. Club, May 9 and 10; Macquarie P.R. Club, May 15 and 16. . Dave Smith and Jimmy Clabby fought 20 hard and clever rounds at the Sydney stadium on Saturday night, in rain. The contest was declared a draw.. ■ 1 Dave Smith, tlie clever Australian light heavyweight, is off to (England In search of fresh honors, leaving on 7th April....
FARMERS AHD SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
FARMERS AHD SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION. MONTHLY MEETING. The usual monthly meeting of the Forbes branch of the Farmers and Settlers' Association was held in the Shire Hall on Saturday. Present: Messrs R. Officer (in the chair), W. Read, J. G. Beddie, T. Turner, J. Ellis, G. Mahlo, F. Newell, A. Ruge, H. Beasley, and the secretary (Mr M. J. Smith). INWARD CORRESPONDENCE. From the South "Western. District Council of the Fanners and Settlers' Association of New South. Wales (R. Bartram, secretary) re (1) the log of the rural workers; '(2) protesting against the inclusion, of Nymagee and other places previously in the Cobar electorate being included in the Lachlan electorate, as there was no community of interest between them; and (3) stating that in view of a parliamentary election approaching, it had been determined to pay an organiser per -week, and drive him about.—The secretary was instructed to inform the Council—(1) what had been done in regard to the claims of the rural workers; (2) ...
TALK ABOUT THE HOT TIMES. A FOUR DAYS' FURNACE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
TALK ABOUT THE HOT TIMES. FOUR BAYS' FUKNACE. The 'years 1905 and 10OG are usually regarded by, present residents of Forbes as being hitherto the hottest experienced, and some figures in relation to those years may be interesting, in view of the hot time "we had this year. In 1905, New Year's Day sent the thermometer ui> to 115 degrees, and the maximum for the three succeeding days were 112, 112, and 104 respectively. During January in that year the thermometer registered over 10 0 degrees on 10 occasions, whilst in the succeeding month of February the maximum was 93. The date on which 115 degrees was recorded was that on which the late Mr James Johnson dropped dead on the showground during the ■ sports being held there. In liJOG the thermometer . went over the century 17 times—11 days in January and six in February, the record for that year being 109. There were four groups in January, and two in February in that'year, when the mercury ran up on three successive days-'between, t...
FORBES AMATEUR CAMERA CLUB. NEWLY BORN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
FORBES AMATEUR CAMERA CLUB. NEWLY BORN. Amateur photographers, to the number of nine, met last night in the rooms of Mr G. F." Cochrane, in Rankin-street, anil formed a club. Mr AV. Thomas was in the chair, and it was decided to call the new club the Forbes Amateur Camera Club, with a subscription of 1/- per quarter, payable in advance. The following officers were elected:' —Patron, Dr. M'Donnell; President, Mr G. F. Cochrane; Vice-Presidents, Messrs T. M'K. Cooper, W. P. Hunter, • and T. P. Clark; committee, Messrs G. Cole, A. Marlin, E. Hudson, A. White, T. S. M'Dade, S. Clifford; treasurer, Mr W. Thomas; lion, secretary, Mr C. Shirvington. It was decided to open an account in the Government Savings Bank, to be operated on by the president1 and secretary. • A sub-committee of three was elected to draw up rules to be approved of at the next meeting. Mr Fred. Howe, photographer, is to be asked to act as judge in. the club competitions, and Mr S. J. Hill donated a trophy for the best...
SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
SATURDAY. 11.30 a.m.—Calarie, Bedgerabong, Condobolin, Nowland's, Yarra Yarra, Carrawobitty, Eulomo, Traversdale, M'Phillamy's, Raw\x=req-\ lin's, Hall's, Hope, Gemalong, Porter's, Kennedy's, Sweeney's, Bogandillon, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Borambil, Monwonga, Pretoria, Warroo Police, Corin\x=req-\ ella, Anderson's, Weelong, Speck's, Glenyarra, Uah, Russell's, Pearce's, Amor, Chandler's, Leslie's, Warangla, Barry's, Boyd, Scott's, Tregal\x=req-\ ana. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Molong, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Coolcamidgera, Parkes, Daroobalgie, Tichborne. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.).
PEDESTRIANISM. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
PEDESTRIANISM. Following are the handicaps for the Torchlight Handicap, 100 yards, to he run at Laneyrie's Hotel, Eu\x=req-\ gowra, to-morrow night:-—J. Duffy 2yds; J. M'Carney 3J, .T._ tT.. Reid 5, J. Shanahaii G, A. ICoIges 61, A\ Sanders Gi, C. H. Foo GJ, F. Broughton 7, B. Beulah 7i, W. R. Turner 7, 3. Mahev S, W. Sloane S, M. Clarence S, R. Kii'by S, A. Boyd S, J. Messner SJ, S. Maher Si, A. Kirby 81, G. Rousell Si, 13. Gillett fl ; .T. Garnett !), ■). Prior 9, R. Perkins !), G. Duggan !), P. Scott !), A. .Loxley !),-C. Kelly !), W. Potter !), C. Tennant 0, A. Fuller !), W. Rath !)i L,. lianeyrie 10, B. Mar.sh 10, K. Querinell 10, Alt. Loxley 10, M. AVolstenholme 10, B. Foo 11, A. Mariin It, Cashman 12,- C. R. O'Brien 12 i.
"NICOLA." THE MAGICIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
"NICOLfi." THE MAGICIAN. Makes one think of Guy Boothby's Dr. Nicola and his black cat! This magician comes along on Saturday, and appears in the Town Hall on Saturday and Monday, with big illusions, that have captured the Eastern nations by playing on the superstitious string; and for side trimmings, clever juggling, and •'up-to-date vaudeville. Nicola's advance agent is Mi\x=req-\ Harry P. Lyons, the oldest, and one of the most successful advance agents in Australia, who brought out the Chevalier Blondin to Australia, and exhibits,-with-a well-fitting pride, a handsome gold chronometer, inscribed with date 1874, presented to liim by the man who wire-walked Niagara\x=req-\ falls. The veteran "advance" will retire after this trip, and live in Melbourne. He has been, advance for more big shows than any man in Australia, and talks back to the days of Charles Thatcher, whose songs filled the gold camps of fifty1 years ago, and Billy Barlow, the original "blue-tail fly," who could knock...
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
WEDNESDAY. 7 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate, Trundle, Condobolin. 11.30 a.m.—Calarle. 11.30 a.m.—Yarra Yarra, Anderson's, Speck's, Weelong, Glen yarra, Uah, Pearce's, Russell'g, Amor, Chandler's, Leslie's, War\x=req-\ angla, Barry's, Boyd, Scott's, Tregalins. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Batliurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamldgera, Parkes, Tichborne, Daroobalgie, also Goolagong, Wenz's, and Tomanbil (via Cowra), Grenfell (T.P.O.), Trundle and Bogan Gate (via Parkes). I Gate (via Parkes). (Late fee, 4.5 pm.). 0.30 p.m.—Bugowra.
COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
COMMERCIAL NEWS. HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. Prices at Homcbusli yesterday were as follows:— j Prime merino wethers 12/6 to 14/-, extra prime early shorn 15/\x=req-\ to 16/-, good merino wethers and hoggets 9/- to 11/-, medium merino wethers and hoggets 5/6 to 7/6. prime merino ewes, early shorn 14/\x=req-\ to 16/-, good merino ewes 7/- to 8/6, medium and light merino ewes 4/6 to " 6/-; prime crossbred wethers and hoggets 15/- to 16/6, extra prime crossbred wethers 17/6 to 18/9; good crossbred wethers and hoggets 11/\x=req-\ to 12/6, medium and light S/- to 9/6; prime crossbred ewes 13/,- to 14/6; extra prime crossbred! ewes 15/-: to 16/.-; good, crossbred ewes . and hoggets 10/- to 11/6, medium ewes and hoggets 7/- to 8/6. Prime woolly lambs and suckers, •• "1-^/6 to 12/-; extra prime, 12/6 to .1.4/3; prime shorn lambs and hoggets, 9/6 to 11/-; good woolly iambs and suckers, S/- .to 9/6; medium lambs and suckers, 5/-'to' 6/6. ' Yards of "prime heavy bullocks,, 10/5/- to £10/10/-; odd cho...