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FIFTH TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
FIFTH TEST HlitTCH. 'The fifth 'and linal'test match commenced inSydney.>;oii' • Friday, and stands now. as follows:^ ■ • • . England.—-First.,' Innings. Hobbs.c RanaCord, bHordern . . 32 Rhodes, b Macartney.' ;. . . . 8 Gunn; st. Carter,"b"rHordern52 Hearne,* c 'Macartney, t> Arm—/: strong ....... .. 4 Foster, st. Carter, b Hazlitt . 15 Douglas, c Ransford, b Hordern 18 Woolley, not out ; . , : . . . ..... 133 Vine, b Hordern . . . . .. 3G Smith, b I-Tordern. 0 Barnes, c Hordern, b Ha/.litt .. 5 Hitch, c Hill,' b Hazlitt:. ... . . . 4 Sundries . . : .... ...... 17 Total 324 Bowling analysis.—M'Laren, 0 for 47; Macartney,: 1 Cor 26; Hordern, 5 for !)5;-I-Iazlict, 3 for 75; Armstrong, 1 for 42;: Minnott, 0 for 22. . Australia.-r—First.Innings.? Tninippr, c Woolley, b Barnes. . 5 Gregory,-c Gunn, b.Douglas. v.-; r-32 Hill, c Smith, b Hitch ■. .. . 20 Armstrong, lbw, b Barnes ...... 33 Minnett, c Douglas, b Hitch .... 0 V. S.: Ransford, not out 28 H. Carter, not out . .......... ...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
LATEST-CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. Mr Roosevelt is willing to accept nomination for the U.S.A. Presidency if it is tendered to him. A serious revol thas broken out in Albania. Sixty thousand xtroops have been mobilised. The outlook in the British coal dispute is brighter, an arrangementv on the minimum wage question being possible. , v—. • -A large ■German Miners' League has decided not to aid the , English miners, who refused to support tliem seven years ago.,: , . " The Austrian newspapers, are irritated by , the bombardment, of Beir rut. . One journal, urges .the powers* to stop a repetition of such. The Italian Chamber of Deputies is considering a, vote of eight millions sterling in connection with tho war.
DOUBLE SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
DOUBLE SERVICE. Presbyterians and Methodists combined in a harvest thanksgiving service, at the little church, at Daroobal gie on Sunday afternoon, •when the Revs. J. M'Dowell and A. W. Parton officiated. The usual harvest decorations were made, and the hymnals appropriate to the occasion accompanied the sermons.
HARVEST FESTIVALS. FORBES METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
HARVEST FESTIVALS. FORBES METHODIST CHURCH. The annual harvest thanksgiving festival, in connection with the Methodist Church in Fjorbes, was celebrated by morning and evening services on Sunday.The church was tastefully and appropriately decorated with all the products of the field. All the pews were decorated with wheat ears, and the rostrum was a mass of foliage and fruit, principally grapes. The subject chosen by the Rev. A. W. Parton for the morning sermon was "The wheat in the barn," .and for . the evening service "The unreaped corner." There was a large congregation at the morning service, and that at the evening service exhausted the seating capacity of the church. . The preacher dealt with his subjects in such a manner that the large congregations were held in close rapport all through. The choir | under the conduct of Mr Pen Wind\x=req-\ ham, sang appropriate hymns and .an'-, thems. • \
GOONIGAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
GOONIGAL. ' (Prom Our Own Correspondent). . The dry weather continues.;. The heat has been unusually severe all' last week. • - There was great appearance of rain, but it passed away )vith a shower of 10 points, which fell on Sunday night. Goonigal .played a cricket match against Goolagong on 25th mst., and the Goonigal lads secured an easy wyin. "■ Mrs Edmunds' sister, Miss Maisye M'lnnis, has again returned to our district. , -• ■ ■ •, There have been a good, many properties sold in the vicinity lately. They were chiefly walk-in-and-w'alk\x=req-\ out sales. Land seems to maintain its high value about here. 26/2/12.
COMIC OPERA. THE COMING PIRATES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
COMIC OPERA. THE COMING PIRATES. Gilbert and Sullivan's chef d'ouvre, "The Pirates of Penzance," is the comic opera chosen b'y the Forbes Musical Union for its next perform-* ance. "The Pirates" is 30 years of age, arid one would have thought that any rights to it would have expired long ago, but the Forbes Musical Union got a shock last Tuesday when the J. C. Williamson Co., Ltd., who hold the sole rights of :this opera, notified that permission could not be granted for its production, as they intended to revive the Gilbert and Sullivan operas themselves. Mr Hagarty, the secretary of the local Musical Union, having consult-, ed his executive, immediately com-r. municated with the big- firm in Sydney, and got a friend to work,,.with the result that permission was grant-. ed, and the royalty reduced to five guineas a night. Mr G. E. Williamson, formerly of the Bank of Australasia in Forbes, and who stagfe managed for the local amateurs, was mainly instrumental in bringing this about ...
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. "MR SPEAKER." Combats Motion of Censure. Extraordinary Scenes. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC. "MR SPEAKER." • Combats Motion of Censure. Extraordinary Scenes. Sydney; Tuesday \ Mr R. H. Levien, member for Tamworth, and the ''Father oC' tlie House," moved l'lis motion of censure against the Speaker in the Assembly last night. The proceedings were lively throughout, Mr Wood, member, for Bega, being ejected'for some reason that was not apparent from: liis side of the House. , ' . Mr M'Gowen opposed the motion, ' which he described as the\most serious charge' ever made in:the New South Wales Parliament. Mr Willis vigorously defended himself. 1-Ie declared that while he was in the chair he had dealt impartially with all sides of the House. He characterised Mr Robinson,- -late chief of the "Hansard" staff, as a mischief maker, who was false to the /'uead of his department. Mr Willis further denied that he had ever called members a pack of ruffians. I-Ie had been riialigned' in- the most cowardly manner! He had discharged his duty to tlie best of his ability, an...
THE RIFLE. MAJOR M'DONNELL COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
THE RIFLE. MAJOR M'DONNELL COMPETITION. On Saturday, the second round of the Major M'Donnell competition'was continued, with-the following re\x=req-\ sults:-— 200 300 H. T'l Captain Bates \ . 34 32 scr. 66 W. M'Mahon . 3.1 , 27 S 66 R. Kelly ...... 30 31 .4 65 A. Miller . ... , 35 29 scr. 64 J. Leader . . . .. 30\x=req-\ 28 6 64 T. Kelly 34 29 scr. ' G3 W. Shirvington' . . 31 30 1 62 C. Shirvington ., . 30 .27 5 62 J. Girdham 131 22 S 61 F. Crippen , 29 2G 3 58 J. A. Patterson . . 25 24 8. 57 The leading positions to date are: :—-F. Crippen 195, Captain Bates 191, Constable J. Jenkinson 18S, J. Leader 188, J. Fielder 185, and W. M'Mahon" IS2. : : ' ' The dates for the fifth and sixth shoots for the .above competition are. as follows: — Wednesday section:-—500 and 600 ; yards on 13tli March, and 300 and 600 yards oh 27th March. Saturday section:-—500 and 600 yards on 9th>March, and 300 and 600 ; yards on 23rd March.
OBITUARY. AN OLD LACHLAN PIONEER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
OBITUARY. AN OLD LACHLAN PIONEER. In referring to the death of Mr &nbsp; Abraham M'Lean, which took place at North Sydney during the present month, the "Western Champion," Parkes, gives the following details: — "We have to record the death of an old Lachian pioneer, Mr Abraham M'Lean, which took place at his resi- dence "Lucinda," North Sydney. The deceased, who was the son of the late Roderick M'Lean, of Bathurst, was born in the Isle of Skye, Scotland, in 1836. The same year he came with his parents to Bathurst, and resided there till 1869. He then went to Bulgandramine, where he was in business for some 13 years. In 1882 he removed to Forbes, remaining there for two years, and coming to Parkes in 1884, when he bought the Exchange Hotel, which he afterwards sold to the late Mr U. Foster. After residing here for a time, he went back to Forbes, and for the past 20 years has lived privately at both &nbsp; Parkes and Forbes, till he went to Sydney, some three years ago...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 27 February 1912
PERSONAL. The death of Mr Charles Forlonge, which occurred at Condobolin recent- ly, and was at the time noted in these columns, removed a very in- teresting Western identity. He was born in 1849, on the Plenty River, &nbsp; Victoria, and went to England with his parents when very young. He was educated' at Eton, and returned to Australia in 1868, being appointed assistant manager for his father, on the Beemery and Iandra stations, on the Darling, Grosvenor Downs, &nbsp; Queensland, and Murrumbidgerie, be- tween Wellington and Dubbo. From 1880 to 1894 he was in business as a stock and station agent at Con- dobolin and Warren, and in 1896 was appointed rabbit inspector for the Dubbo P.P. Board. He also travel- led for Winchcombe, Carson and Co. at one time. &nbsp; The following appears in the Bath-.' urst "Advocate' :—"The Rev. Father Campion, of Parkes, who has been appointed parish' priest at Forbes, in succession to the late Dean M'Auliffe, has been having-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
MY THANKS ARE DUE TO YOU f For the more than generoussupp'ort accorded to me, by the public of Forbes and Surrounding District during the past . twelve months. I have to express my. Thanks, and to'wish everyone prosperity during the ensuing year. J . E. J GRINSTED\x=req-\ The Lachlan Street Newsagency, Forbes. I i.i Team separators "L-K-G" MILKING MACHINES STEAM ENGINES and BOILERS OIL ENGINES tor all purposes Builders of REFRIGERATING MACHINES Importers of HIGH-CLASS MACHINERY OILS Special Machinery for CHEESE and BUTTER FACTORIES I" i IRRIGATING PLANTS A SPECIALITY. "MARSH" STEAM PUMPS FOR all PURPOSES Boilermakers and General Engineers. No. 991.—Oct* Gold Fancy Brooch, with Heart Drop, 5/6. No.fcS2.-9ct. Gold Fancy Bar ai«d Circle Brooch, with Garnet \u Centre, 6/~, ^ 9ct. Gold Brooch, set Pearls and Turquoise, 18/6. No. 9S5.—9ct. Gold Bar and Heart Floral Brooch, 5 ~. Send for Jewellery PRICE LIST, Post Free on request. No. A71.—9ct. Gold and Heart Brooch, 4/9. POSTAGE EXTRA. No...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
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