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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
WEDDINGS. POLLOCK—SMEATON. On Wednesday, March 27th, a &nbsp; quiet wedding was celebrated at "Springvale," the home of Mr. P. Smeaton, the occasion being the marriage of his daughter Bella to Mr. George Pollock, of Balldale. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. McDowell, Presbyterian minister of Forbes. The bride, who was given away by her father, look- ed charming in a neat cream silk striped voile, trimmed with silk lace and insertion, and wore the custom- ary wreath and veil, as well as a gold brooch, gift of the bridegroom. Miss C. Smeaton, as bridesmaid, wore a pretty dress of cream hop- sack, trimmed with wide silk inser- tion, and wore a girdle and tassels, as well as a gold brooch, also gift of the bridegroom. The bride's gift to the bridegroom was a pair of gold sleeve links. Mr. W. Robin- son, of Canowindra, acted as best &nbsp; man. After the marriage ceremony, breakfast was partaken of, when the Rev. Mr. McDowell proposed the health of the bride and...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
EDGE—GRESSIER. A large crowd gathered at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Orange, on Monday afternoon to witness the marriage of Mr. Robert Edge, of Forbes, but formerly of Orange, to Miss Doris Gressier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Gressier, of Byng-street, Orange. Mr. W. Lehmann presided at the organ, and played the Wedd- ing March as the bride entered the &nbsp; Church on the arm of her brother &nbsp; Mr. Frank Gressier, who also gave her away. While the register was being signed Mr. W. Gardool ren- dered "The song of Thanksgiving. " The bride looked beautiful in a lovely satin charmeuse dress, trim- mod with silk lace, sequins, and me- dallions. The bodice was made in Magyar style, and had a lovely me- dallion down the front. The skirt had a row of buttons down the cen- tre of the front, and a square-cut court train finished with sequins and medallions. The bride wore a wreath and veil and also a gold ring, and carried a bouquet, the gifts of the bridegroom. Her gift to...
DEATH OF MR. G. DAVIES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
DEATH OF MR. G. DAVIES. We regret to have to chroniclle the death of Mr. George Davies, aged 21, from lung trouble which sad event took place at the hospital shortly after noon on Friday, the 5th instant. The deceased has only resided in the district for about 12 months coming from Sydney to take charge of the Bonny Dell Public School near Eugowra about that time. About a fortnight ago he was in Forbes and rode home on his bicycile. Shortly after his ar- rival home lhe became ill and was conveyed to the hospital where he died as above stated. Allthough only a short time in the Eugowra district the deceased was very popu- lar and his death is sincerely re- gretted by both parents and child- ren. His remains were taken to Sydney for interment by the mail train on Saturday afternoon. Mr. W. E. Luthje had charge of the funeral arrangements.
DEATH OF MR. J. R. DACEY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 13 April 1912
DEATH OK MR. J. R. DACEY. &nbsp; Last Wednesday's metropolitan papers referred briefly to the fact that Mr. J. R. Dacey, State Treasurer, had that day been admitted to a private hospital suffering from a severe attack of depression and rheumatism. On Thursday our Sydney correspondent telegraphed the sorrowful news that Mr. Dacey had died, suddenly. The deceased gentleman who was 57 years of age, was undoubtedly one of the strongest personalities in the present Government, and his demise will be severely felt by the Labor party. Mr. Dacey was a worker of the strenuous type, and there seems little doubt that his col- lapse was really due to overwork and worry.
Address by Hon. T. Brown, M.H.R. CONDITIONS IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Address by Hun. T. Brown, fVl.H.R. COXUri'lONS 1a The Hon. Titos. Drown, to ri.li., addressed the electors of I'orues from the balcony of the iloiei Aus tralia on Monday nignt 011 tlio sue ial problems of the old world. The Mayor, Aid. J. &d wards,- occupied uu! ciiM.ii", and several prominent jilt-in. era oi i'a» labor league were on ti;« L>aif.i.ui.v. ijic Mayor briol'iy in trod need iliu •ipciiKCT, and said ho was sure they would givo Mr. iirown a good hear ing. ,Mr. llrown, who Teeeivcd a good vcc&lt;HIti0J1* Prei'at'.etl his remarks by tsayin-; that slncu lie last addressed t'no electors of Forbes ho had had the pleasure of visiting tlio Mother Country, and it was liis intention to address them "on the experience ho lv.ul giyned on the trij). The labor league thought it advisable that in place tf dealing with political ques tions, which he thought they had lad ijuite enough of recently, a jittie diveision would not do any Harm. However, J10 could not help jiw...
To-day's Telegrams. LORD MAYOR TAYLOR RESIGNS. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
JiOKl) MAl'Oiv 'L'AYLOK RESIGNS. Sydney, Tuesday. Sir AI km Taylor, the Lord Mayor o£ Sydney, h,-jy anno unced hia in ton lion of resigning at the end of tho month, giving as hia reason that tne strain o£ ol'fico is telling on his health. Two j robable candidates for the vacant office are Messrs Milner Stpehen and G. T. Clarke. 'J 10 MS US RETURNS. The new census figures show that in tills SUiU tliere are 1,377,210 uathe born Australians out of a population o'J 1,(3 4 0,734, HUMORS OF DISSOLUTION. Tne opinion is rapidly gaining ground that the State Govornineat intends to dissolve within tho nest, few mouths, it is also generally Lelieved that (ho activity which Ministers are now displaying Is tho forerunner ol au curly general elec tion. ADA WAiil) AGAIN IN THE LIME LIGHT. Miss Ada "Ward announced ab Scots CliurcJi. last night that she had decided to return to the stage. . She says slit lias been treated urigratefull .- by professing Christian people, and sho feels desperately lone...
A Big Theatrical Attraction WHAT HAPPENED TO JONES? [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
A Big Theatrical Attraction WHAT HAL'i'KXED TO JO-NIvSV Xu connection ■with tlio forthcom ing visit of George Willoughby's Comedy Company at the Town Hall on Thursday night next, when will bo presumed tlio most, laughable farce ever staged, "What Happon od to Jones?" numbers of peoplle are asking, "W'lmt did happen to Jones, anyway ?" Jones was a commercial traveller of cyclonic methods and astonishing assurance. Ono day ho wont to a glove con test, and when' the polico broke in lio broko out and ran. lie found himself in tlio company of a terri fied old professor, Kbcnczer Goodly, of New York, and tlio latter's frol icsome prospective son-in-law, iUc lutrd Heatlierly, and ho bolted with them to tlio Goodly homo, Learn ing that tlio police had tracked the threo of them down, Jones allayed the fears of his companions, and promised to put tlio officers of the law off tlio scent. To do so, he disguised himself in the clerical clothes of Doctor Goodly of Balla rat, the Professor's broth...
PURELY PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
PURELY PERSONAL 'J'ue annual dinner of the Scots College Old Ijoyti' Union took place in Sydney lvcenlly, speeches boiug delivered by Dr. l.iarkus, (->, "SV. ltobey, Tom Lamb, and Dr. Aichio Aspinalt. I'rindpal Aspinall roBpon ded to the toast of t.he college. Principal At-piiuiII, it might- ho men tioned, was in clmrgo of Iho Presby terian Church at Forbos isomo 30 yearri ago. The oldoKl. daughter oi: Air. Rob ert Stirling, of Forbes, is now in charge of a big hospital at. Freman tle, W.A. The death occurred at. his daught er's residence, Kandwiek, last week, ; ol' Mr. Samuel Dandauer, of Gudal, at the age o.' 85. The deceased was a well-known resident of tho wester) district, lie was a nativo of Ger many, but had resided in tho State for liall' a century. - According to, a Brisbane paper just received, Jack Mtillampy, orst ot Forbes, is still "well in the play" In Queensland trotting' cir cles. Jaclc always liacl a weakness for trotting horses. Mr. J. "W. Dalzell, who l'ov over...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Evidence was taken at Grenfell by the Royal Commissioner inquiring into the congestion on the railway. It was stated that Grenfell was the largest wheat centre in the late season. I Mr. 1-eeby, Minister for Lands, has been asked by the Lane Cove Labor League to allow himself to be nominated there for the next Mate election. The " Pall Mall Gazette," London, de clares that the main effect of the Irish t-lome Rule Bill is thai England pays without governing and Ireland governs without paying. The Australian Gaslight Company was formed in Sydney on \pril 13th 1836, sev enty six years ago. Your wool will look well and sell well i it baled in Winehcombc Carson's Warriftal VVoolpress. Easy terms. '' A sitting of the Municipal Appeal Court will be held at the court house on Friday, Way ioth, at 10 o'clock. The Canobolas ."hire (Orange) have granted their engineer *75-per annum for , the upkeep ot a motor car. I Sergeant Meek, recently promoted frpm j the rank of senior constable and appoin...
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Races to Come. The Western District Racing Asso ciation lias alloted the following dates for the 1912 season:— Condobolin, April 16 andl7. Gulgong, April 17th. Bathurst Turf Club, April 20 and 22. Wellington Jockey Club, April 24 and 25. Mudgee Race Club, April 2C & 27 Grenfell J.C., April 30 and May 1. Dubbo Joekey Club, May 3 and 4 Trangio Jockey Club, May 7 & 8 Wellington P.R. Club, May 9 and 10. Macquai'ie P.R. Club, May 15 and 16. Pea Hill, May 21st and 22nd. Narromine, May 29th and 30th. Bathurst, June let and 2nd. Gilgandra, Juno 19 th. . Trinted and Published by William Brooke and Sons, at the Office of the "Forbes Times" Gas Printing Works, corner Lachlan & Browne Streets. Forbes, N.S.W.
August 13 to 21. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
August 15 to 21. Kiacatoo, Coudoboiln, 13, Mj, 28,000 Brotkerony, Eubulong, 9, M, 16,000 Mllby Valley. Condobollu, 4, H. 400* Thornthwaito, Scone, 12, M, 26,060 Frogmoro Park, Gunnedah, 10, M, 25,000 Cedare, Curlewis, 6, M, 10,000 Wondabah, Curlewia, 20, M, 35,000 Bullagreen, Armatreo, IS, M, 24,00.) Quamboue, Quamboue, 36,. M, 55,000 Beanbah, Coonamble, 10, M, 20,000 Urawilkie, Coonamble, 13, M, 28000 Yarrandale, Armatreo, 6, M, 11,500 Collie, Collie, G, M, 15,000 InnMail, Gilgandra, 5, M, 10,000 Uabj, Warren, 8, M, 8,000 Woiiibianna, "rangie, 14,. M, 40,000' Bumlouiar, "'rangie,2 4, M, 30,000 ' Mullah, Trangio, 20, M, 30,000 Tyrle, Dandaloo, 18, M, 28,000. ' ' Ivako Cowal, Marsden, 22, M, 30000 Wlntton Forest, Yalgogrln, 6, M» 18,000 North UDgarlo, Ungarie, 6, M 12,000 Bellahlep, Bona, 3, M, 3,600 Bona, Bonn, 3, M, S,500 Follie, Tambar Springs, 8, M 35,000 Wondagali, Curlev.itj, 20, H, 22,000 • Fine Cliff, Curlewis, 4, M, 6,000 ■ i'inc Valo. Coouabarabran, 4, (1,000 V Tourablo, Mu...
SUBDIVISIONAL SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
SU.BI)I\'ISlOX ATj SALE. The suwdivision sale of Boomsy and pir tion of Nandillyan estates, near Molong, took place on Thursday, the selling agents being Messrs. Keast (Melbourne^; Baxter (Sydney), and Seaborn (Parkes). There was a good attendance of buyers, but the continued dry weather had a depressing, effect on the sale, which was conducted on behalf of Major Claude Smith. Twelve blocks out of the 55 offered were s'>ld by auction as follows :—Blocks 53, 54, and 55, 792 acres, D. Browning, »=7 10s per acre block 43, 54 acres, D. Browning, £7 15s block 52, 260 acres, W. Mcarne, '8; block 44, 88 acres. H. 0. Batts, '^9 ; block 42, 75 acres, J. Fletcher, £7 5s! block 25, 220 acres, M. E. Pearce, Ky r5s ; block 31, 415 acres, (homestead), G. H. Finch, Bo^mey> fi 10; blocks 37 and 3S, 225 acres, IT. C Betts, £8 5s; block 41,48 acres, W. Hearne, £6 lo per acre. Subsequently several blocks were sold privately.
Interesting Items. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Interesting Stems. . s At Uio -Newtown i'olico Court last . week a railway traveller was lined one u»iMS, ™ d0iliult ouo UUUU impnaoumeiu, for placing his loot on Ilia scat ol a railway carriage. The defendant stated that lie was suUei'ing from rheumatism, and was rc-siing ma legs. At the i'uoiie. Service Association Coiuureuco Held in Sydney. last week au uUugation was made by one of tue by«tt'kers ol sweating in the sev vice owing to donaxtmeuiul officers departing ^&lt;nu the conditions u.\ed by tlie Public Service Board. At the • Bathurst Police Court on Friday two motorists wero lined £3 eacn, and tis costs, lor driving on tlie wrong side, of the., street, an another one was lined a similar amount for driving without a tail light. The late Mr. J- Dacey was ac-, corded a Stato funeral on Friday. There was a large and representat ive attendance, which included the State Governor, Lord Chelmsfoid. j /Bathurst business people are at present having a had time. Several ! oi t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Church Services. PRESBYTERIAN SERVICES. Sunday, April 21— Forbes, 11 a.m. £. Forbes, 7.30 p.m. j Bedgevabong, 11 a.m. \... Rev. J. McDowell. METHODIST CHURCH. Sunday, April L'l— Forbes, 11 a.m. Daroobalgie, 3.15 p.m. _ Mr. H. Alio/,. Meadowbank, 11 a.m. Forbes, 7.30 p.m llev. A. W. Parton. SALVATION ARMY. Fort«— « Each Sunday, at 7 a.m., 11 a.m.,, 3 p.m., and 7.30 p.m. fiach Friday, at 8 p.m. Captain Andersoi Lieutenant Cole.. The Forbes Times." WE beg to advise • our numorous constituents and the public general ly that from this dato the "Forbes Times" will be under the personal supervision and management of Air. Harry J. Brooke, who is authorised to collect all monies due to, and to discharge all accounts owed by the "Forbes Times" proprietary. In thanking our constituents for their valued support in the past, »'e trust for a continuance under the new management. WfV?..BROOKE & SOSMS, • Proprietors, Forbes, April 10, 1912.
AN APPRECIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
AX .U'J'KKCIAXIO.N. The funeral of the late Mi*. J. R. Dacey, State Treasurer, which took place yesterdaj (.says Saturday's "S.M. Herald") cailed forth a re markable public demonstration. IIt was a man of the people—one who had risen from Uio ranks, and hail climbed steadily up the ladder in public life—and the people turned out in their thousands along the route to watch the sad procession, It was not merely because the de ceased was accorded a State funoral that the pi:bile thronged the streets and footpaths to see it pass; it was because hero was a. man who had worked hard for tho peoplo for 20 years, and mere, whose heart wag big and whoso sympathies were wide, and who had died in harness, still working for tho people.
"NOTHING BUT A BEAST." [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
"NOXMTMS I5UT A 15RVST. Alfred Curnow was on Thursday at Broken Hill sentenced to three months, imprisonment for assaulting his father, James Curnovr, and was also fined £3 or one month in gaol for using indecent lan guage Accused, according to the evi dence, went home drunk, and, refusing a meal offered him by his mother, hit his father, a very old man, on the side of the head. The lather said he lived on his old-age pension, and his son had not. worked for the past 14 years. The magis trate in passing sentence said:—"It is a hard thing for a poor old father to have to bring his son into court. You call yourself a man! You quarrelled with your tea, abused your mother, and struck your lather. You are nothing but a brute I"
The Forbes Times. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1912. ODD NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
The Forbes Times. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 17, 1912 (By Veritas). K.ins. O'AIalley might very, aptly be termed Uiv l'oo-Uali of tlie Trans Australian Kailway. In otlior v/ortU tlxe ubiquitous King would appear to have assumed supreme control ol the undertaking from such timo at. the' necessity lor the line had im pressed itself upon the brains o, our legislators, and the requisite en actment had been agreed to. Blr. O'Malley is i. hustler of the first water, and although not very large in stature ho possesses the energy of half-a-dozen average men. Fron the. very outset, when the quostion of ' iinking up Western Australia with, the Eastern States by means of a railway was mooted, he ap plied himself to the task of accii •mulatlng knowledge on tho subject of railway construction, and what he does not know about the busi ness now is hardly worth knowing. He has recently been on a visit to West Australia to have a look at t'other end of the line, and has been regaling the Sandgropers with de s...