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The Water Trouble. DISCUSSION IN COUNCIL. COMMITTEE TO INSPECT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
The Water T roub!e. DISCUSSION IN COUNCIL. COMMITTEE TO INSPECT. The ratepayers of Forbes have been put to considerable inconvenience during the last month in consequence of the dirty state of the water from the town water supply, and the aldermen and every one responsible are having a very bad time. At the council meeting on Tuesday night Alderman Marrin made an endeavor to solve the problem by asking the Mayor if the Alumitio-Ferric was being used to clear the water at the new reservoir. The Mayor; Yes Alderm-in Marrin: Well, if such is the ^ case I ihink it is a detriment to it. The Mayor: The water should never have been drained from the bottom. Alderman Hunter asked the Mayor the same question as Alderman Marrin. Alderman Sam said there was no doubi at all that the Alumino-Ferric process was being u^ed. He saw it woiking two weeks ago, L>ut it had no chance in conse quence of the way I he dam was erected, i hey should have triken the engineer's ad vice and the trouble would ...
FORBES V. WELLINGTON. WELLINGTON.—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
FORBES V. WELLINGTON. Wellington.—First Innings. Fitzpatrick, b Emiuett - 45 Zichlke, b Gaggin ... ... .. 14 S. Bell, b Elliott ... ... 12 Page, b Ellis ... 20 Douglas, b Emmett ... ... 5 L. Bell, b Shiels ... 7 Bede imiith, b Ellis ... 8 Robinson, at. Thomas, b Shiels _ ... 3 Campbell, b Ellis ... ... 7 street, c Gaggin, b Ellis ... 4 Mills, not out ... 7 Sundries ... ... IS Total ... 147 Bowling : Elliott I for 42, Shiels 2 for 39, Ellis 4 for 20, Gaggin X for 17, Emraett 2 lor 14. . VV ellington —Second Innings. Fitzpatrick, c Farrand, b Elliott ... 2 Page, c Elliott, b 1 nomas ... Zichlke, not out ... L. Bell, b Emmett Street, b Thomas ... S. Bell, not out Sundries Four wickets for ... Bowling : Elliott i for 12, Farrand 0 for 8, Gaggin 0 for 3, Emmett I for 21, shiels 0 lor 8, Thomas 2 lor 17, Summers 0 for 13. Forbes —First Innings. J. S. Shiels, b Rooinson ••• • ■'. 13 V Elliott, b Fitzpatrick ... ... 14 H. Eiliott, b Fitzpatrick ... ... 46 C Gaggin, b Fitzpatrick ... ... 0 J...
Forbes Cricket Team on Tour. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
Forbes Cricket Team Tour. A team represeiunig tho For be. Jjjsmci ui'icitti -iMbuuuaiou, imui iigoa uy Mr. j. b. omois una cup Luuiua uy Mr. &lt;j. wu u&lt;i.10 on Xjiuiviciuy, nil liiautm, itn- u auon tour uurmg mo busier nou uuye. Umomuuuoiy, 0110 nieinuer, uiuiotigii no' wus on ui« suuiou \vu«u mu train Junta to iuijr uu'iuer. 'mo loam consequent ly started wim omy ru lueili IJUl mey wore loruuiaio m obtaining. uu services oi a j-'uruocxec at eaou ui 1110 till 00 luv, 11H vioiueu, Orange was tno urst c;ui, una a local elev en was piayeu .uy mu team, una alter it. very gouu game -mo urauge j team ■ wwe »u;u«iuua. Uur eieveii i uia not play up to e.vpeclauoiis, aau j mu lituL that nouriy ail of tnem '4 iiud never bciuiu piuyed on itui ouvjituu iw uu\e a uis,concerting et hi&lt;-ci on the bailing, winch meant j'.i severe breaKuown to sumo ox the | iocui reputations. • Wellington,, tut J next town to visit, was reacnad on i fniuiy nigm, ana tho team were met u...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
Races to Come. The Western District Racing Asso ciation has alloted the following dates for the 1912 season:— Goolagong, April 12th. Condobolin, April 1G andl7. Gulgong, April 17th. Batliurst Turf Club, April 20 and 22. Wellington Jockey Club, April 24 and 25. Mudgee Race Club, April 2G & 27. Orenfell J.C., April 30 and May 1. Dubbo Jockey Club, May 3 and 4 Trnngte Joclsey Club, May 7 & S Wellington P.R. Club, May 9 and 30. Macquarie P.R. Club, May 15 and 16. . Pea Hill, May 21st and 22nd. Narromine, May 29th and 30th. Bathurst, Juna 1st and 2nd. Gilgandra. June 19th.
Interesting Items. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
interesting Stems. The New South Wales dairying industry last year was wori^ . £7,000,000 sterling to the State. 'live Charles Dickons' Centenary Fund had ciosed at £12,000. 'r^ sum ensures tlie grand children 0[ the novelist receiving an annual in, com ooi' £160. Air. Dunn, the sitting member jor jUudgee, is lo bo opposed in the bu.1 Hot l'or selection by Messrs rick Duggan,oi Uulgong, Daui,;j Clyde, railway employee, and arl Johnson, oi' Portland. l)r. Newman; when examing fjg cadeis at Casino and Kyoglo.Vocsut Jy, rejected 10 in consequence of excessive cigarette smoking. Advance returns issued by tlto Government statistician give tiro wheat harvest at 24,000,000 bush els. In December last it was mated at l!J,o7i!,000 bushels. 'fiiQ area under grain was 2,3li4,7su ai> res, an average oi 10.5-1 buouu^ per acre. The shiro engineer to the Xiland Shire (Wyalong) has made a com parison of tho work done by tho road-making plant and that by horse and dray. lie slates a job of forming...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
Economy 4 Smartness in Iiadies pbotwear*. Eswssa&a There is nothing appeals to a lady like smart footwear. She recognises that good——serviceable stylish footwear add so much to her appearance that she can't afford to disregard them. We have a fine selection of all the latest shapes and styles in Ladies' Boots and shoes. Yes-: thfy are nil reliable dependable footwear with ewry feature of HniarlneHn. com fort —style ami tervice that the most econo ruicul womau could dusire. Our prices are unrivalled >or economy. We can't enumerate come and inspect them. EE Yours to Boot, FORBES', 3123
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
SECOND DAY. The attendance at Randwigk for the second day of the A.J.C. Autumn meeting was a record, beinf. estimated at 50,000. Results Flying Handicap.—6 furlongs. Loru, 7 7, incl. 2lb pen (Lambert) ... I Volsloane, 8 10 'A Wood) ... ... 2 Ireland, 8 7 (M'Lachlan) ... 3 • Seventeen other starters. - Winner started at 10 to I. Won by a neck. Time, 1 15. Champagne Stakes —6 furlongs. Cider, 8 10 (Foley) ... ... .••• I Wolowa, 9 6 fLewis) ... 2 Golden Hop, 9 I (Barnett) ... ••• 3 . Ten other starters Winner started at 12 to I against. Won. by three lengths. Time, I-15& Sydney Cup.—2 miles. " Saxonite, 8.7 (Lambert) .... .•■ 1 Jewelstone, 7 0 (Mackay) ... ••• 2 Aurofodina, 9 1 (Smith) ... _ 3 Other starters : Malt King. Cadonia, Lady Medallist. Eric, Cisco, Jacamar, filatouree, Gunboat, Danaus, Jolly Beggar, Diduu. Klava, VVoad, Lochano, Crown ■Grant, Masbtun, Ocean Blue, Karnattan, Olive Green, Belle Vive, Mount Terrell, Dorando, and Squires Betting: 9 to 2 against Gunboat, 8...
A.J.C. Autumn Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
The A.J.C autumn racing carnival was cotnmcnced on Saturday in fine weather. Results First Hurdle Race.—2 miles. Fiddlestring, 10 4 (Clifton) ... ... I Zoeholme, 10.12 (Ryan) ... •• 2 Pakau, 10.10 (Trcnowcth) ••• ••• 3 Winner started at 4 to I. Time, 3-47%. Autumn Stakes. — I miles. Trafalgar, 0 3 (Pike) ... I Malt King, 9.3 (M'Lachlan) ... ... 2 Aurofodina, 9 0 (Smith) ... ... 3 Winner started at 5 to 4. Time, 2 34. A.J.C. Sires' Produce Stakes.—7 fur. Wolowa, S. 10 (Lewis) ' ... I Cider, 8.10 (Foley) ... ... ... 2 Golden Hop, 8 10 (.M'Lachlan) ... 3 Winner started at 6 to 4. Time, 1.2 Doncaster Handicap. —I mile. Lochano, 6.10 (Williams) ... ... I Lady Medallist, 9 7 (Pike) ... ... 2 Kurnell, 8.H (N Wood) ... ... 3 Other starters: Desert Rose, Lager, Bright Laddie, Volsloane, Popinjay, Wool erina, Kuringai, Pontano, Artesian, Blair gour, Flava, Malthusian, Sunlike, Alibi, Mash tun, True Spec, Golden Point, Royal Merv, Call Boy, Scquarious, Wassail, Maltfield. Betting: 4 to X again...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
ST-ONE, GRAVEL, AND BLADDER TROUBLES. So many people, especially as I hoy 'advance • in year3, suiicr from stoncj, gravel and bladder troubles, - that : tho following letter will prove interesting to- those of our readers who are thus afflicted:—"Forsomc years I was a 1 great sufferer Tram. catarrh of the ' bladder.- >1 had'great: difficulty. in urin ating. T.hcre was a'; dull, aeliing pain in the lower part of; tho body and in tense 'inflammation of the kidneys. The discharge of-, urine was very scanty and of a; biopi-reci colour, my bowels seemed to swell ar.dr we're ;.very. much bloated at';timfes.©I spent -many pounds in medicines Vbuc. could ..gbt.-.noUiing suited to"iny ^complaint.. X then com m -ncedHalcing Warner's Safe Cure and derived grcat: benefit from, the first bottle. Continuing to , take the merti -cino X found" myself .improving all. the time. Tlio pains gradually ceased and my urine became clear and was -voided without distress. In a. few months I had quite reco...
LET THE EMINENT VIENNA OPTICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
JLKT THE EMINKXT VIKNNA t TICIAX XliST VOUIt SIGHT. At the very first signs of failing or defective vision you should have your eyes attended to without de lay. Mr. Basscr, the eminent "Vi enna Ophthalmic Optician, will bo iu this town 011 the date mention ed below, when your eyes may bo scientifically and skilfully tested free of charge, and suitable glass es supplied if necessary. This gen tleman has sccurcd high credent ials, by examination in the leading Optical Institutes of Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, London, and New Yorlc. Ho is also a Qualified Master of the British Optical Association. Mr. Basser may be consulted in person at the Albion Hotel, Forbes, on Friday, April Gtli, from !) a.m. to ■! p.m. Mr. Basser's permanent add ress is Challis House, Sydney.
FIRE AT WYALONG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
KIKE AX TOMONG. A disastrous fire occurred at West AVyalong on Monday morning last, when damage to the extent of several thousandsw as done. • The fire startde in the Oddfellows' Hall, and spread to Turnre's Royal Hotel and Aberline's private dwelling, the three builldings being totally de stroyed. A painful accident happ ened to a young man named J. Nicholson. Ho was engaged in pouring water on the "woodwork of a buillding opposite when he fell through on the iron spikes fronting the window.' His'feet went through the spikes, and the poor fellow had to be lifted off in an unconscious condition.
TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
XKXMS. The official opening o£ t.he Forbes I tennis club's season will take place this afternoon, ami promises to be a record ono in the history of tne club. Thanks to the energy put in to the work by Mr. Lowe, the hou. secretary, and a good liard-workin^ committoe, three first-class asphalt courts have been laid down, and the ground is now one of tlio best out of Sydney. The club lias a membership of over SO, therefore; some interesting competitions shoulc be witnessed during the season. Af ternoon tea. will be: provided at the official opening, which will, take place at three, o'clock.
SALE OF FREEHOLD PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
SAIJO OK KIlKKHOijl) I'jKOI'JSUTV. , •ill. I1UBII Vjliuunwil 1USI weolt purchased liOSli acrcs of freehold land, which Includes t lie old liomu stead portion of what was original ly Blowclear Estate. Tho. property is situated 13 miles from Forbes s;lid 5 miles l'rom (iunningbland sid ing, and is all splendid wheal, land. The portion purchased by .Mr Gilmartin has a history, as the clump of trees at which Hen flail was shot is 011 tho property, arid he say's I10 will take ail care thai, tho historic belt of umber will bo preserved. Shortly after tlie salt was efl'ccted .Mr, Ciiimariin leased tho property for 12 mouths, uurt a start is to bo made at once to got ii ready for tho plough.
BROOKS' PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
BROOKS' PICTURES. The holiday attraction on Easter Monday night was Brooks' moving pictures in the Town Hall. . The large hall was filled,in fact many could not obtain a seat. Tlie pro gramme wars the best ever screened in Forbes, and the applause after each picture was shown must liavo been gratifying to the promoter who went to considerable trouble to se cure the films. It would be hard to individualise the different pict ures screened, but we think "Lost in the Jungle" was the most favor ed. The next performance will take place 011 Wednesday night..
THE SUN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
THE SUX. Constable J. C. Jonkinson states there are nt present a chain of about 20 to 21 small seize spots, two or three of them being of fair size on the sun's disc, which he observed with his 3-inch refractor telescope on Tuesday and Wednes day. He states that with the ex ception- of a fairly-sized seize spot and two or three very small ones near it., which appeared about sev en weeks ago, this present group is the first since last November, ow ing to the past 12 months having been a period of sunspot minuna.
THE EASTER TRAFFIC. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
the kasttin tkatiio. Forbes, as well as all the country centres, lias contributed considerably to the railway revenue during tne Easter Holidays. We were inform ed by Mr. B. Tooth, the obliging booking clerk at the local station, thai from April 1st to the (3th in clusive, 40G passengers left Forbes, and on the two cheap excursions for Sydney 121 tickets were issued.
FEDERAL AND STATE ROLLS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
FEDERAL AM) STATU ROLLS. . Constable Bowden on Monday commenced the collection ot the Federal and State rolls. The pro cedure 011 this occasion is much different to previous years, as the onus ("if any names are omitted") rests witli the electors, and not with the police as heretofore. It would be as well for electors to curry out the instructions contained ill the papers left by the con stable, otherwise they will be liable lo heavy fines, which we are in formed will be strictly enforced. If any electors are in doubt as to the proper course to take they can ob tain §11 iufomaUon at tuip office,