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Ancient Order of Foresters. FIRST ANNUAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
Ancient Order of Foresters. i-mitst annual rio.vic. , The Ancient Order of Foresters, Court JLachlan, lield their lirsi an nual picnic and sports at tne Botan ical Gardens oil iiJaster Alonuay, mid judging by the attendance ui.a an nual Uinction has eonie to si.ay. There was a very large gathering oil members, their wives and chil dren, as well as many friends. Amongst the visitors were Jjr. ltroadbent (one of tno society's me dical officers), bro. J. J. Flannery representing Court Ashburnhani, (,1'arkes), and Jiro Dunn (H.A.C.B. Society)'. Tho day was an ideal, one tor out-door sports, and 13ro. Tnompson, the secretary, had ar rangements well in uand, and every thing went off without a hitch, lie was abJy assisted by the follow ing committee: Bros. K. K. Cumm ins, A. I). II. Nelson, J. Hugo, W. Hliervington, A. Millar, J. Smythe, K ilamer, T. layers, J. Baker, J. Deb ennam, N. Jonnson, T. IJcUenluun, anu Aiesdaiues "iiiompson, Malar, J. Hugo, Hauler, tfayera, Gorman, .Sinytne, Uebu...
Children's Events (Girls). [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
Children's JSvents (Girls). Six years—Freda Green 1, L. Bak er 2. Seven to eight years— I. Armoui 1, litai Hugo kl. Eight to niue years—Kita Green 1, Florrie Marlavort 2. Ten to eleven years—Esther Hu go 1, Dolly Turner 2. Twelve to fourteen years—K. Hu go 1, A. Kennerson 2. Skipping contest—Eileen Hugo 1. K. Council L. Haiucr 3.
PURELY PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
PURELY PERSONAL | Mr. Peter Dunn, lato of the Kulonio E estate, near Forbes, and who rec- ; ently acquired a property in Itylstone district, was a visitor t0 j Sydney for the Easter holidays, y,, : Dunn, while expressing: confidence ? in his new district, which enjoys a ' i!7-inch rainfall, referred feelingly to the many truo friends lie had loft behind him in the Forbes neigu. borhood. Another well-known face to ija soon in Sydney during the Easter festivities was that of Mr. Dan Gil creest, who served his apprentice, ship in law work in Forbes, and js now a successful i)ractitionor at Cowra. Dan is now a well-seasoned Benedict, but the whole Dan family stayed in Cowra while Dad enjoyed himself at tho races. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Sharp, won known Forbes identities, paid tlie old town a visit for Kastor, and re turned to Sydney on Wednesday last. Mr. Hubert Lipseombe, -\viio a couple of years ago married Miss Ida Sharp, ia now stationed at the Haymarkot brunch of the Union Bank. Mr. S...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
LOCAL ITEMS. . ! The horso.s nominated for the Pic nie .Unco mooting on April 25th wee brought out of the paddock at , V.'eelong ->.i Thursday last. J Messrs K. Patterson & So'1 in~ : vito lenders in vhis issuu fov vivo.' erection of a large brick and iron ( machinery store iu D owl ins-street. A general meeting of the Forbes gymuasinin i.-hib will be held in the Presbyterian school hall on Monday evevi"':. I At. the Young Turf Club races on ■ Thuisday the Lngowra iKcd horse ; Ii.U.U., now owned by 1'. Power, won the Burrangong Handicap. Best and handiest press ever made. s\ inchcombtt Carson's ^ arrigal W ool press. Terms to suit buyers." Mr. R. 15- Cummins has resigned the position of Becrotary to the Political Labor League, and th.i po rtion will bo filled at tbo nov. | ■meeting -of the league. ! .The estate of the late W. J. Ilogan, sohci i tor of Cobar has been valued lor Pl'olf at 1*65,000, and the estate ol ot the a e J. P. Vi right at £72,299, of -vhieh £63,000 is...
EUGOWRA NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
12UGOW.ltA -MOWS. C ui- IOu^owra correspondent -writes:. Oil Easier -Monday a gocd many lOugowra folk gathered at the Mur ga sports. 1L was a very large crowd ot' people for (he small towu sdiip of Murga. A. few visitors vero also present from Cudal, The two principa.' bicycle events -wore -won by \V. Archer (1 mile) and J. (2i lespie (IV* miles), and the princi pal foo'raee was won by J. Mulli gon. On Kaster Monday evening, a tea meeting took place in aid -:>f tlio Church of England, and at night i.- concert and dance were also held in aid of the church funds. Singers from Forbes, Ca i.owimlia, and Goolagong took part. The dui.ee afterwards was a ihor Oll g-i success, about 35 couples gracing (he floor. Misses (J. Boyd, D. Greeiihalgh, and N. Telford .sup plied the music in turn, while Sir, D. Miatet. ufcted as M.C,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
This fine Estate is Situated on the Highest Point of Cronuila. A great deal of the land which has been advertised as "Cronulla" is not really so situated. But ONTARIO ESTATE' IS ACTUALLY AT CRONULLA. ' This Estate is within easy access of the Seaside, being but Five Minutes from Ocean Beach. Surfing, Boating, and Pishing are within a stone's throw of the Estate. Situated at the head of G-unnamatta Bay, and overlooking the Ocean, Botany Bay, aud Port Hacking. Cronulla possesses a future'for values equal almost to any locality. The tremendous enhancement which land there has experienced amply demonstrates that investment in land comprised in this Estate will reap a sure and solid increment, ALL CHOICE BUiLDlMG LAMP. The land is splendidly adaptable for building. Gardening results are of the most generous aud excellent character. Ontario Estate is- Right on-the Tramline. . Do not fail to visit the disposal of this fine level building land. As a residential purchase, or as an outright i...
AN INSPIRITING RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
AN INSPIRITING RACE. Lord Mayor Sir Allan Taylor was prob ably appealed to by an enterprising press man in search for copy to extend a greeting to the country visitors. At any rate in his buoyant good nature he did it—" Men of the Country, and Women of the Coun try. on behalf of the citizens I give you hearty greeting As chief magistrate I Bay, " Welcome to Sydney.'' Also from a number of generous observations from the big-hearted and big-minded Lord Mayor, the following " You come this Easter season into the metropolis that is of your own making just as much as ours, a curious reflection for any of you who are visiting it for the first time." " I have to admit that many of our streets are too narrow, that Easter ac commodation is deficient, and that traffic is congested But Rome was not built in a day, aud we must have to remedy these things." " The progress of the past few years has been nearly overwhelming but we are feeling our way, and bit by bit we shall do the work that i-i w...
In and Around Sydney. TWO PERTINENT POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
In and Around Sydney. ; Written Specially for Country Headers'. (By T.C.B.) TWO PERTINENT POINTS. The country is in charge of Sydney - Easter visitors are swarming on the trams' on the harbour steamers, on the beaches, on the pavements, at the theatres, at the picture shows. The Royal Agricultural Show is practically theirs. Pater, mater, and the 'family from the country have filled all the residential hotels in the city, and the overflow has gone to the suburbs. There was a suggestion that a few hundred tents might be erected in which to shelte the said overflow, but it did not'material ise. Perhaps Sydney was minus the tents. In any case where could they have been erected? Every type of man and woman, boy and girl from the country is in Sydney for Easter. The city man casts a reflect ive eye quickly over the multitudes, par ticularly out at the show, and remarks to his friend " they've all got money." The friend : " And they are spending it." Two pertinent points at which the esti...
FAT CATTLE AT SYDNEY SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
VAT CATTLE AT SYDNEY SHOW. 1 Mr. J. T. Male, of Watcrviow, l.'owra, who was an exhibitor nt. the | Uoyal Agricultural Show last. week, sold his l'at. cattle by auction ill Sydney on Wednesday last.. One bullock realized AUr> 15s. three sold at i'! '1 .las each, whilst two cows brought £11 10s and .CIO 10s re spectively.
THE TOWN HALL FLOOR. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
XI114 TOW.N KLOOU. The Town Hull floor is undergoing repair. Tlio old one, which haw sucn 20 years service, lias t>een re moved, and a new Lachlan pino one (lVa inch) is being put down. Mr. T. Twist, who has the contract, commenced the work on Tuesday last, and is expected to have it completed by next Wednesday. The new floor should bo a great improvement to the liall, especially for (lanciiu; purposes.
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
l'OLicE couirr. At the police court yesterday be fore Mr. P. D. ' Wears," P.M., Mar tin Bafl'ow pleaded guilty . to a charge of drunkenness,;.: - and was finer 5s or oue hour. Michael By rnes obtained a verdict for £1 7s .1 Od. and expenses £1':- Is,, against John Jones'for work done. Rob ert Allport was charged with using indecent language in Farrand-street. The defendant pleaded not guilty, and was defended by Mr. 11. E. B. Keyinond. Evidence was given by 'Constable Cobcroft, who stated he heard the defendant use the langu age, but he was 100 yards away at the time. The defendant denied using ing tlio language, .and his evidence was supported by George Itamsay. The P.M. said it was quite possible a mistake had been made, and dis missed the case. '
FIRE AT MRS. ROGERSON'S. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
l'-IltK AT MRS. ItOCiKltSOX'S. About 5.30 on Wednesdty after noon a fire broke out in the . kit chen of MrB. liogeraon's house, which is situated on the south side of the river. The fire was. first not iced by a man named Harvey, who. was riding- along the road. He - .at; once, gave the alarm, and willing lianas, were shortly on the scene. It was found impossible, to • save, the kitchen, and attention was turn ed towards ■ the house, which is a fourrroomed wooden; structure only about 20 feet away. With only an S00 gallon tank at their command the fire fighters . worked with a will, and aftei some difficulty they succeeded in saving the house.- The kitchen and contents wero com pletely destroyed. The origin • o the fire is unknown. Mrs. Iloger son says after having tea at four o'clock she extinguished' the fire and went into the house, and she is ■unable; to account for the outbreak. The damage is estimated at £25, and' is covered by insurance.
THE MAN THAT WASN'T DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
THE MAX THAT WASX'T DEAD. An unfounded, rumour of a man's death, was responsible for a series o£ unpleasant incidents at Yea (Victoria) on Good I^riday. On the Wednesday previous the parents o) a man named Elijah Pert, wlio re side at Yea, were informed thai i'ert was injured while engaged in building a bridge near Alexandra. On Good Friday morning it was re ported lie was dead. The parents were informed of the fact, and an officer of the Salvation Army. drove 22 miles to conduct the funeral. On his arrival he found Pert not dead,' but walking about, his head swath-, ed in bandages. - The same evening at the Footscray army- meeting pa thetic reference was made to tho death of Pert, and at the conclus ion of the meeting the baud played the Dead March.
HOSPITAL BENEFIT RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
HOSPITAL BENEFIT RACE MEET ING. As will bo seen from our adver tising columns the Forbes Hospital is to liavo a benefit in the shape. o£ a race meeting on the local race course on Friday, April 2tith, the day after the .Picnic Race Club's fixture. The meeting is to be lield under the auspices of the Forbes Jockey Club, and the programme to bo submitted is a fairly compre hensive one, the prize money amounting .to close on £00. Mr. L>. J. Moloney is the secretary,' and .'t is therefore safe to assume that all arrangements malting for tlie com fort of visitors to tho course will be as nearly perfect aa possible. The conditions attaching to the meeting will be found in tho adver tisement.
A VISITING MISSIONARY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
a visiting .mission ai: v. .Miss McLoan, Presbyterian Mis sionary or. Hholingham, India, lias been on a brief visit to Forbes. She came here in order to moot the members of tlio Women's Missionary Association, who for years . past have taken a very practical interest in mission work in India. Miss McLean was entertained at after noon tea on tlie day of lier arrival. Slie addressed :i large audience in the Presbyterian Church on G'ood Friday night, and also on Easter Sunday morning. Her addressers were interesting and inspiriting, and have done much to encourage and help the members of the local asso ciation. Miss McLean left for Ba thurst by Monday afternoon's train During her stay in Forbes she was the guest of Mrs. B. Itobinson, of North Hill.
METHODIST SCHOOL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
METHODIST SCHOOL I'JOMC. The annual picnic of the Methodist Sun day school was held on Easter Monday in Mrs. Robinson's paddock 011 the t'arkes Road, and it was a most successful func tion. The children, who were undnr the care of Mr. L. Lane, superintendent, and his assistants, were conveyed to the scene in lorries kindly lent by Messrs. Clark, Hay ward and Lane. On arrival at the ground the sport commenced at once and continued throughout the day, the child ren having a right royal time. Footracing and games of all description we e indulged in, and whether they won or lost each child was presented wit'.' a prize. Of course the inner man was well attended (o which is the principal item at a children's picnic. There was pienty for all, real good wholesome eatables which the children heartily enjoyed After tea the parly started for home and the jolly voices of the pupils made it manifest that they had gpent the day of their Jives.
ROBBED IN THE TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
BOBBED IX THE TJRAIN. Mr. J. J. Higgins of Cudal, and well known as a, stock dealer in the west, had the misfortune to be, rob bed of a valuable gold watch- cliaia; and medal last week. lie was trav elling fronvParkes to, Ardleithan on the Southern line, and feeling a lit tlle tired at Cowra. he sought a" car riage where he could have a sleep. After., searching the train l'or somo time he discovered a carriage with only a solitary passenger in it. Mr. Higgins entered the carriage and at once fell into the land of dreams. 1-Ie awoke at a small siding near Harden and looked for his watch to ascertain the time, but the watch was missing and the man also, On arrival at Harden Mr. I-Iiggms in formed the stationmastev of his loss, but that is the i last he has heard of it. Mr. Higgins regrets his loss very much, not alone for thee value of the articlles but. because they were a gift from his mother on his 21st birtfccfty.
STATE'S MINERAL WEALTH. The Past Year's Increase. Total Value, £9,758,006. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
STATE'S MINERAL WFALTH. The Past Year's Increase. Total Value, £9,758,006. Tim; Under-Secretary fol. (;U|. I.'. 1'ittnmn) has furnished an ad vance statement respecting the pro giess 0i (ju; juiiK^..,) industry of \ew ,Will0« &lt;1 living the year 1911. urn faille of the output is £9,758.00fi which is an increase of £\i ,021,538 on that recorded lor :1!>1 o, and is (hr second largest production in the his tory «! the State, the best yield being obtained ,n .1907. The oulpnt fr.„,i tJ,« •o.il.silver-lead. and copper mines is mainly responsible for (his gratifvin increase, the one noticeable exception '•'nig the gold-mming industry, which s,.lmvs tleerease on that of the pre vious year. The number of persons i-.uployed ju connection with the mineral industry during the year is I'sliniuieil at 3i,0:i7, or 390 less than in tlu* previous year. Gold. i I.be £old >voii, to tlie cud of 1011 ' !.n ' ,S4G-, llle sold yield for the iY/JV/!1 a J^sened scale, amounting IS.1,.1^1 oz...
AS OTHERS SEE US. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
AS OTHERS SEE US. The following extract is tiilccn from the Newcastle (England) " Weekly Chronicle":— Mr. Joseph Ritson, late of Allendale, and tor some years auctioneer to the Tynedale Farmers' Auction Mait Co., paints a very rosy picture of farming prospects in New South Wales, to which colony he emigrated in. tli« autumn of last year. The Government, he points out in liis letter, affords the genuine emigrant; every facility in the acquisition and development of land, even protecting him from the land shark. &lt;'I have travelled," continues the writer, "hundreds of miles over the State of New South Wales and part or Victoria, and have aeen all sorts of • fanning conditions, both bad and good land. I have seen cattle going belly deep in grass in sonic places, and not a blade of grass in others. It is a ! big country, and any amount of room; and there is every encouragement and inducement given to farmers." "The Government are taking up large areas of country, and breaking ...
AN EXPERIENCE WITH A MORAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
AN EXPERIENCE WITH A MORA I.. The head of tlie firm for whom I first travelled was a rather .strict disciplinari an, One day I had dined very early, and was looking round the shop windows af terwards, when who should come behind me but the chief himself on his way to lunch. AVc walked together in the direc tion of his favorite restaurant. He asked, "Are you dining' at your usual place to day?" And I, not wishing- to let him lenow that I had dined so early and at a time when he would expect me to be working, replied, "I think so." "When wi; came to the corner where v 3 should part company lie said suddenly, "I'll come with you for a change." You can Imagine my feelings. I ha 3 finished a good lunch about twenty min utes previously, but I had now gone too far to withdraw. During that second lunch every mouthful X took was a source of torture, both physical and mental. All the cases I had read of people dying from the effect of overeating crowded Into my mind, and I found myself wonder...