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At Even-Tide. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
At Evon-TidQ. The last long shadows fainter grow, And twilight dim brings falling dow; My world of toil I shut away— Ah, sweetest thought I ever know— I'm going, dearie, Home to youl It isn't growing dark for mo, Though softly fades the dreamy blue The path I know—beats fast my heart For roses scent the garden through, And lead mo, dearie, Home to youl Tho lights of home—they shine for me An open door—her eyes shine too— Dear, clinging arms and loving lips, I'm waiting for your welcome truol Weo dearie mine, Homo means youl The steamship Goldmouth steamed a distance of 11,791 miles in fifty-two days, without onco stopping Hie engines or I checking the generation of steam in tho main boilors. This performance is be lieved to bo the longest "non-stop" run over made by marine machinery. Oily marks on the paper which defy tho crumb euro may bo got rid of by mixing a little pipeclay into a cream, painting this mixtivro over the spot, al lowing it to dry thoroughly, and then wiping it off...
Flukes. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
,rFluk( J' is ono of the game-words. "Dis caid" is mother. Fiquet supplied the lan guage with discard. Billiards endowed it with fluke. And it was billiards that t di'l tho mare remarkable thing thereby. Khikf lias a status apart in the world of words. It is, that is tu say, a word abso lutely without a synonym. A fluke is a fluke; there is 110 othjr word for it. No doul.it other .voids are used by the care less, casual speaker, to which the significa tion of fluke is supposed by other careless, casual people to attach. Our ordinary social parlance is like that of Cousin Feenix ; we do not put too fine a point upon it. One ot us. and the unlikeliest, catches the skirt.? of happy chance, aiiu lands himself a winner. A mere fluke, wo say. That, however, depends on whether the fortunate person Mas out to catch the skirts of something else, and caught the skirts of happy chance instead. That would properly constitute a fluke. If he was out for nothing in particular, and grabbed at the s...
THE MILKY WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
THE MILKY WAY. The ship was sinking, the steam pump had collapsed and volunteers had been call ed to man the substitute. Up and down, up and down went the great handle. One by one the pumpers fell over ex hausted, until at last but one continued at his post. Ills great muscles stood out over him like whip-cords as ho steadily forced the piston-rod into the huge tube. Presently In the distanoo sounded the whistle of a tug. The boat was saved. The grateful passengers crowded round the hero. "It was nothing," lie said, waving them off. "It was mere child's play for me, for I"—the people pressed closer in order to learn his wonderful secret—"I used to work on a dairy farm."
A Good Drink. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
•A Good Drinls:. Place four ounces of oatmeal, six ounces of sugar, and a lemon cut in slices in a pan. Mix all together with a little, cold water, then add a gallon of boiling water. Stir thoroughly, and drink when qnito cold. Any flavoring may bo added instead of lemons.
SOUTH FORBES RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
SOVT11 KOKUKH IUFhE 01,UB. A series of sweeps' akes were shot off on Wednesday afternoon under the aus pices of the South Forbes Gun Club. The results were as follows:—No. I, divided by M. Martel, J. Burns, and A- E. Mus grave, 6 kills each ; No. 2, divided by D. ■ Herbert, M. Martel, and A. E. Musgrave, ' 4 kills; No. 3, divided by J. Burns, M. I Martel, and — Bishop, 12 kills; No. 4. 1 divided by C. Cabot, and N. Flannery, lo kills; No. 5, 20yards mark, won by Roy Strickland, 3 kills : No. 6, 20 yard mark, divided by C. Cabot and RI- Martel, 11 kills; No. 7, -0 yard mark, won by .VI, Martel, 6 kills: No. 8, double bird rise, 1 divided by M. Martel and C. Cabot. j
A GO-AHEAD PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
A GO-AHEAD PLACE. A citizon of a flourishing Westralian town was boasting of tlio enterprise and rapid growth of tho plane to a group of strangers in tho smoking compartment of a. Westralian express. "Only eight years old, and one of the finest towns in tho West." -1 "I don't think much of it," said one of tho smokers. " "You don't?" cried the man from the town in question, aggressively. ""\Yhon woro you therof" "TJsed to livo there." "When did you move away?" "Three weeks ago." "Oh! well you ought to seo the place now." .
PARKES FARMERS & SETTLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
[ IUKKES FARMERS & SETTLERS. At a meeting of the Farmers and Settlers' Association at Parkes ou Saturday last, Messrs. Gray, Miller, anil Patterson were appointed to collect funds for the defence of the producers' interests before the Ar bitration Court in connection with the claims of the Rural Workers' Union. It was decided to ask the Minister for Agriculture to have an analysis rtiade of bleached wheat with a view of determining the ex tent of the damage occasioned from a milling standpoint, and also the actual deterioration in commercial value. The present method of fix ing the f.a.q. standard at the end of January, when the greater por tion of the wheat crop was already sold, was condemned and notice was given of a resolution for the annual conference asking that the stand ard should be fixed at an earlier date. I5UGOWRA RESIDENTS AT MOREE. A report from Moree, published in the Sydney papers on Tuesday, stated that Messrs. W. E. Myring and D. Goodsell, wheatgrowers from...
RELIC OF A PIGMY RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
RELIC OF A PIGMY RACE. Among a gruesome collection of littlo human skulls recently offered for sale by auction was one of surprising interest. It was a man's head, no larger than a lien'a egg, and is uniquo in every way. No ono has soon anything liko this rolic before. It was obtained from Mexico, wltero from timo immemorial there has been a tradi tion. of a race of miniature pigmies who inhabited tho northern part of the coun try hundreds of years before the Aztecs were -conquered by Cortes. They wcro said to have'buried their dead in rocks. This particular example had long been in the. possession, of an old Mexican ranch man in a remote part of the mountains, "and had, 'lie explained, been in the pos session of his fainily for years and years, descending: fx-oni father to son. It was acquired by . a mining engineer engagod with a prospecting party, and has been examined /by a number of cminont eth nologists, who have seen nothing like it.
JUNIOR CADETS ENROLMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
.JUNIOK CADETS ENROLMENT. The provisions of the Defence Act relating to junior cadets are now being brought into operation, and the registration and enrolment of mas who aurtnp; 1012 attain then fourteenth birthday is now proceed ing on similar ilnes to the enrol ment last year of the senior cadets. Parents and guardians of the youths are responsible for the promptness and correctness of the registration, and all returns are expected to be furnished to the area officer at Parkes, or to the post-master in the centve of residence, by the end of January. Later on will follow the organisation of the juniors into companies for drilling purposes.
HE'LL COME BACK ALL RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
HE'LXi COME BACK ALL RIGHT. A customer walked into :t boot shop re cently, and asked for si pair of boots. Tlio assistant, a youth of fourteen, allowed him a suitable pair, the price being 16s Cd. The customer stated that he only had los Cd with him, and inquired if ho could pay that, and bring the 3s next day. Ho was told ho could do so. After the cus tomer, who was a stranger, had left the premiscH, tho proprietor severely repri manded (lie assistant for allowing the man to tako the boots, saying he would never sec liiin again. "Ay, but I will," replied the smart youth. "I wrapped ftp two boots for tho loft foot, so lie's bound to como back."
THE REVIEW OF REVIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
S THE HEVIKW OF KE VIEWS. Rarely has a magazine beeti so j full of interest as the January nam ! bcr of the Review of Reviews, which | is just to hand. There are many j articles that go to make a good j magazine number, and tlicir com bination makes the issue of more I than average importance. Turkey and Italy, Dr. Sim Yat Sen and the Chinese Revolution, the Most Dange: ous Woman in Europe, General Gor don and the men who sent him to ilie Soudan—these are some of the special subjects. In addition, there is the current history of the world.
CANADA THROUGH AUSTRALIAN:::::: SPECTACLES:::::: TORONTO TO WINNIPEG CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
THROUGH AUSTRALIAN :: :: :: SPECTACLES :: :: :: TORONTO TO WINNIPEG by rgbert McMillan CHAPTER XI. One day I met a policeman in a park in Toronto, and fell into conversation with him. He told me a lot of wonderful things, for policemen have a wide experience, and among the things he told me was this: Lake Ontario is the biggest fresh water lake in the world, and it never freezes over because it is so deep, so wild and restless. •He told me a lot of other things that were equally interesting and, probably, equally untrue. The tendency for people to think that our town pump is the biggest in the world, is very pronounced. As a matter of fact, Ontario is the smallest of the five great lakes, and the largest—Lake Superior has an area of 31,500 square miles, while Ontario has only 5,400, yet the policeman told me in all good faith, that Ontario was the biggest lake in the world. When I found that he was born in Toronto, I forgave him and smiled, for I like people to take a pride in their...
CONDITIONS AT PEAK HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
coxomoxs at 1'eak hill. Notwithstanding that storms knocked a large quantity of wheat down in the Peak Hill district, there is a big lot of wheat earning into the railway station. Oti Fri day last there were 4 0 teams in the station yard. There are great complaints as to the shortage of trucks. Air. F. Barr, who took up share farming for the first time this year, had 2G0 acres in Harvey Park, and obtained 1480 bags. Messrs. Taylor Bros, had advanced the plant, and Mr. Parr paid off with his first return.
INCOME TAX RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
INCOME TAX IU0LTKX.S. A Government notification appears in another column to the effect, that income tax returns for 1911 art due for lodgment, with the Commis sioners of Taxation not later than 10th February. The Act passed by Parliament last session making tax payable on salaries over .!:;>00, with certain exemptions, is now in force, and hence a considerably larger number of people will be called upon for returns. The penalty for failing to comply with the law in this respect is a £20 fine.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
CRICKET. Having tipped tlxis English team long before the first test, and after their defeat therein, as likely win ners of the rubber, I was not sur prised at their making it "one all" in Melbourne. But a win by eight wickets was a bit more than I an ticipated. As things went, I think that if Douglas had sent Hearne in first with Hobbs on the last day, in stead of after lthodes and Gunn, England would have won by ten wickets. Barnes bowled like a man be witched for his "five for 44" on the first day. It was actually a greater performance than when here with Jones' team he took six N.S.W. wickets l'or 2 4 in one innings. In (ho first test, l)e took, in &lt;i)J, 1'our for 179, and in the second test S for 14 0, or twelve at 2G.50 apiece for llie two matches. Foster in tile first test took 7 for 107, and in the second seven for 143. This was good enough to beat Barnes in the two matches, being 14 at 2-1.2S apiece. Hansford's rot-stopping 43 was characteristic of the man who wo...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. SALE AT EUGALONG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
WALK AT EU(;.U,()>'(i. Messrs. Edward Weaver and Co. announce a clearing auction sale to take place at Eugalong, Back Mars den road, on Monday, 29th instant. Mr. 11. J., Radnedge has disposed of this property, and hence the sale. There arc 15 heavy and I 'X light horses, IS head of cattle, ami 7 00 ewes and six merino rams thai go to make up the stock, while on assortment of farm machinery, and also household furniture will be submitted to auction.
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
Races to Come. Tim Western District Uaciuy Asso ciation litis allotcd the following (lilies for the 11)12 season: — Woodstdck, January 26th. Bathurst, January 25th and 2Gtli._ Lagoon, Feruary 3rd. W.U.lt.A., Orange, Feb. 9th & 1 Oth". Wallerawang, February 17th. Gilg'audra, February 21'arid 22. Koorowatlia, February 2Sth. Orange, March 1st and 2nd. .Orange Picnics, Marcli 5th & Gth. Forbes, March 7th and 8tb,.y Parkes, March 13th and 14th. Orange II lernians, March IGth. Mudgee, March Kith. Cowra Hibernians, March. 20tli. Forbes-Hibernians, March 20tlv.;^ Gronfell' Hibernians, March 22nd. Wallerawang, :March 23rd.:- ■; Molong, 3St.li and 20tli. . ISi'gowra, April 3rd. Cowra, April StU and 9th. Oanowindra; -April-vllth. . Goolagong, Ap\'il'12th. , ' Oomlobolin, -April -1G and 17. v. Guigong, April ■17th. - IJaLliurst, April.in,j20. and .22... M udgee, April^Gth and .27tlid. Oubbo,rApril 2Gtli and 27ht - • Grenfell, May 1 and-2 .-(may alter.: Wellington,- May 1st and 2...
THE FORBES TIMES. SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 1912. THE LABOUR CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
THE FORBES TIMES. ATUKD.W, JANUARY 13, 1P12. THE J,A.IH>K COM F10KKNC15. Political interest, just at present, apart from the passing concern about, the management ol' the Stale railways, centres very largely in the doings of the conference of interstate delegates from the Poli tical Labor Leagues that, is being held in 1-lobart. It was a most praiseworthy idea, in the health and recreative interests of the for tunate representatives, to have the conference at Ilobart, which at this season of the year is one of the. most; attractive holiday resorts in Australia. But that: hy the way. The assembly is of sufficient im portance to demand the attendance and attention of the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth, the Premier of Now South Wales, and a number of other almost equally prominent politicians from the various States, while it. is also noted that the pre sident of the New South AVales La bor Council, Mr. Hector Lamond, ar rive'! in Sydney on Wednesday last on his return from Amer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
WHOSE FAULT IS IT? l.LET headers decide the ' QUESTION. When a fog liorn warns the mari ner lb steer off the coast, if lie still hug the shore and wreck upon it, whose fault is it? If the reel switch light is up, and the engine driver deliberately pull ahead into' an other train 'blame the - driver. If a careless workman will, in spite" of warning',18 try to find out how many teeth a buzz, saw has1; .and 'the-,saw. "tries to find how many fingers tho man has, blame the: workman, not the saw. If people- who have kid ney complaint and backache will'not take Doan's Backache Kidney- Pill&i blame the people^ riot the medicine. Mr.- A. Gralnim;: Orange Road, I'Vrbes,, says:—"S01210;time ago my wife suffered a lot.froni disordered kidneys, and her back used to aclic terribly, in consequence, v.. She was also subject, to fits of giddiness, and bad headaches. Having., heard about JJoau's Backache Kidney "Pills being, especially good Tor " nor-uuinplsitnt, she got some, and they prove...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 January 1912
Robey Portable and Traction Engines CASH OR TJ3RMS. ARTHUR LKPLASTRIIOR & CO., Tramway Balloon Loop, Circular Quay, Sydney. TRESPASS NOTICE. » NY Person tri'Hpiisrtinf; on Diouiialeio by removing htook without notice, liuritint;, ahootini;, or oihorni.»e, will ho piootcutcd. All previous pormietiionH can culled. 4th July, '09. MARTIN BROS. H W« B6SK ISIS sail mm foe A HSiffl Ate Mfft Fill MEM ! '! (S U) W They are GOOD boots bcofca that any man would have a pride in wearing boots that are made by Marshall's of Richmond, Victoria, who specialise on Men's boot3 only make nothing cIfo bnt 033a' boots and consequently the MARSHALL BOOT is the most perfect Men's Boot in Australia. Knowing this, we have secured the agency for Forbes and recommend these Boots to all male readers of this paper. Prices from !4s to 25s. These prices may seem' a little higher than those for other brands but MARSHALL'S Roofs- are guaran teed to give more than ordinary wear and comfort and to always keep...