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EUGOWRA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION. INAUGURAL SPORTS. A Big Success. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
EUGOWRA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION. INAUGURAL SPORTS. A Big Success. (By Our Special Representative). On Wednesday- last, : the newly\x=req-\ formed Eugowra Athletic.Association made its first essay at running : a sports programme.'' \ Preparations have been, gojng: on for some: weeks, ami-1 a.'-good .quarter-mile, track, has been made in Mrs Duggan's grounds, at the back, of the Post Office Hotel, where the pine-trees, form a pretty background. ■ ' Following are the officials of the Association:—Patron, Mr L. C.. Marr shall; President, Mr T. I-Iickey;-Vice\x=req-\ Presidents, Messrs C. J. Hazel ton, J. T, Noblei J. C. Herbert; Committee,' Messrs V. M'Millan, L. ICirby, Junr., S. Metcalfe, ■' .T. R. Greenhalgh, L. Malliclc, Jos. Gi-eenlialgli, A. Minter, C. Kingsley, L. Laneyrie, J. Hosie, J. S. Irvine; Secretary, Mr A. J.: Asli\x=req-\ croft; Treasurer, Mr R. Loftus. Ha.i\x=req-\ dicapper for 1J Mile Wheel Race; League. Handicapper, and Post Entry. Events, Messrs L. ICirb'y and R. Lot'-,...
LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
LOCAL LAND BOARD. A meeting of ihe Local Land Board, for the Land District oC Forbes, will be held in tlio Court House at Forbes commencing at 10 a.m. on tlio lltli March, when the following business will be deult with: — Consideration. Special lease. 11/33, 13. M. J. Field; a.c.p. 11/55, conversion of c.I., Goldsborough Mort and Co.; scrub lease 10/7, L. May. Proposed Transfer. Settlement lease 62S, M. C. M'Pliil\x=req-\ lamy to W. J. Murray.
OTHER EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
[ : : OTHER EVENTS. .Stepping 100 Yards.—Edward El\x=req-\ bourne, 1. Fifty entries. Tug-of-War.—Messrs Neil M'Mil\x=req-\ lan, Arthur Chapman, Robt. M'Mil\x=req-\ lan, and .Peter-( M'Millan, 1; Messrs ■Viv. M'Millan, &lt;Alf.Brown, Jno. Ban\x=req-\ ham, and Roy Forsyth, 2. . Pick-a-Back Race, 75yds.—M. Wool\x=req-\ stenliolme and J. Sutton, 1; W. Ken\x=req-\ nerson and J. Ditton, 2; A. Ashcroft and R. Loftus. High Jump.—A. Beaumont, 5ft., 1; A. Boyd, 0. Morton.
FOOTRACING. FLYING HANDICAP, 75 yards. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
FOOTRACING. ; FLYING HANDICAP, 75 yards. First Heat.—W. Turner, 5yds, 1; J. Reid 4yds, A. Boyd 9yds.. Second Hfeat.—B. Beulali, y,ds,; 1; A. Kolges 5yds, G. Rousell 7yds, C. Mulligan 9yds. . ' Third Heat.—A. Kirby 9yds, 1; R. Tt. Sandridge 4yds," C. I-I. Foo 5yds, M. Carman 9yds. i. Final. Turner ................. 1. Beulali .... . .. • ... • • • • • •: 2 Kirby. ... 3 Won by lialt a yard, Kirby a similar, distance off. WALKING MATGI-I, J anile. S. Harrison," 1. Seven starters, all from scratch SHEFFIELD HANDICAP, 120 yards. First Heat.—A. Bo'yd, 12yds, 1; .T. Levett 10yds, C. Temnant 10yds, C. Mulligan 12yds. Second I-Ieat.—J. Reid, 5yds, 1; A. Beaumont 7yds,. Beulali SJyds, W. Rath 101yds. , Third "Heat—A. Kolges, 7yds, 1; J. •M'Carney. 0yds, C. H. Foo 8yds. - Final. Kolges . ... .... . .. . ••• . 1 Boyd .... ... * Reid .f. . .. . . . . ...... . . • * *Dead heat. GIRLS' RACE. E. AVeekes , . . .- 1 E. Sutton 2 BOYS RACE. Mat. Kirby ■ 1 H. Langford .... ......... 2 HURDLE RACE, 100 y...
WESTERN DISTRICT NEWS. PARS CLIPPED FROM OUR EXCHANGES. GRENFELL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
WESTERN DISTRICT NEWS. PARS CLIPPED FROM OUR ■ EXCHANGES. GRENFELL. Mr C. 1-Iaydon, of the Commercial Bank, Grenfell, hay been promoted to the Waggii branch . of the Bank. AVhile pleased, to learn of. his promotion, many -will, regret the loss .. Grenfell has sustained in his departure, as'Mx- HaVdon was an obliging ofllc^al and a good sport. I-Ie left for his iiew appointment on Sunday. Mr Ferguson, from ; Narrabri, has been appointed as Mr. Iiaydon's successor. Two more of the original homestead selection areas recently made available near Grenfell, have been applied for during the . week, as follows: W. J. Ball, portion 1237, 4S acres 1 rood; J. A. llebheck, portion 1238, 42.acres 1 rood. The Rev. J." Bathgate, with Mrs Bathgate and family, also several} other local' residents, have gone, or are going , to the Methodist Conference, which opens in Sydney this week. Constable G. "W. Twemlow, mounted police officer at Grenfell for the past three years, has received notice ' of, his ...
CANOWINDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
CANOWINDRA. Messrs 1-Ianlon Bros., contractors, have been engaged during the past week or two making additions to Grantham Private, Hospital, Cano\x=req-\ windra. The additions' will include two fever wards and a morgue. Mr Malioy, postal inspector, who was in Canowindra this week, was postmaster at Cowra some years ago. lie was astonished at the wonderful progress this town has made during the past few years. ' ' " Last year Mr A. M'Williaiii, of "Grantwood," on the Lachhui, imported some fancy bred ewes and ranis. For young rams, the progeny of these animals, Mr M'Williain.late\x=req-\ . ly refused 50 guineas eacli. "Mr J; P. M'William, of "Grant\x=req-\ wood," on Cowra-Goolagong road, is still obtaining good returns from his dairy herd. For the month of January 48 cows gave a gross return of £70. This must be considered exceptionally ■ good, having regard ; to the: "dry spell experience, v.; On Thursday last week, in Sydney, Mr A. Atkinson, son of Mr .T. M. Atkinson, was successf...
YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
YOUNG. A man named J. Lambourne Dent has been committed for trial at Ash\x=req-\ field Police Court, near Sydney, on a charge of forging the signature of William Hunter to a promisory note for £100. Accused stated that the . Wm. Hunter who signed the document was a farmer near Young; hut the only "William Hunter -whom the police could find near Young denied having any knowledge of the affair. Over £ 100 lms already been collected in the Young district for'Mr M. Crowe, who met with a serious ac\x=req-\ eidcnt a short time ago. A social in /•■'aid of the fund is to be held at ■' Greenethorpe on Friday night.
THE HIGHER COURTS. CALENDAR FOR FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
THE HIGHER COURTS. CALENDAR FOR FORBES. The Quarter Sessions open on Tuesday next, and tne local cases set down for hearing are:—Wm. Thos. Bettleton and Tlios. Henry Buckles', charged with stealing gold slimes from Calare, and Clyde Alexander Coolc, charged with assault, occasioning, actual bodily harm. In the District Court, on'- Monday, the following cases have been set down for -hearing:—Forbes Municipal Council v. Joseph R. Strickland? claim for £121/0/6 for rates; Thomas Wright v. Charles Nolan, detention of a horse of the value of £3G; Catherine Bathgate v. Charles Nolan, on the same plaint. These cases have arisen out of the prosecution of Robert Thomas Haynes at the Forbes Police Court on a charge of having stolen a horse from the premises of Catherine Bathgate, of North Ilill, Forbes. The accused was committed for trial, and the police magistrate made 110 order for the custody of the horse, which had been taken possession of by the police. The Attorney-General filed no bill...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Thursday. The great coal strike has virtually begun, although conferences aiming at a settlement have not completed their efforts. One hundred and fifteen thousand miners are now idle, including 32,000 in Nottinghamshire and Tyne. y.. The export trade is practically at a standstill. The Government has submitted. four propositions to the two sides, of which the miners have accepted two and rejected the others, insisting upon the minimum wage rate demanded in the beginning. ; A grave feature of the situation is said to be the miners' insistence on a definite scale taking the place of the system of conferences suggested by the Government. ■ The "Times" states that there is no doubt the solution of the problem lies in conceding a minimum wage rate, with safeguards. (r Ten thousand South Wales engine- f men have decided to strike immediately for a minimum wage. It is stated semi-offlcially that R(is- ; sia has asked Italy on what terms " she will make peace, wi...
NEW ZEALAND POLITICS. Wellington (N.Z.), Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
NEW ZEALAND POLITICS. Wellington (N.Z.). Friday. Mr Massey, .leader of the Opposition, has challenged the Ward Government's proposal to adjourn Parliament till June. Mr Massey insisted that is was Sir Joseph Ward's duty to resign at_ once,.*.— so that the Ministry could be reconstructed, and ascertain if it had the confidence of . the House. The debate is proceeding. The Select Conimitee appointed for the purpose has reported that bribery had not been seriously. proposed, nor considered in connection with Mr Payne's vote.,
IN PARLIAMENT. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
IN PARLIAMENT. / Sydney, Friday., The second reading of the Arbitration Bill was carried in the Council last night by the casting vote' of the President. Radical amendments in committee are foreshadowed. The Assembly further debated the Crown Lands Amendment Bill, introduced by Mr Beeby. Mr Wade condemned 'the perpetual lease proposition as a distinct step on the road to the abolition of the rights of private ownership in land, and to the realisation of land nationalisa\x=req-\ tion. A division was not taken. Bills providing for the construction of railways from Barellan towards Mirrool, from Galong to Burrowa, and from Finley to Tocunnval were passed through the committee stage without lamendment.
FORBES JOCKEY CLUB. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
FORBES JOCKEY CLUB. COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of the .committee of the. Forbes Jockey Club was held.in the Albion Hotel on Wednesday evening, when there were present: Messrs W. C. Brooke (presidents, R. E. B. Rcymond, T; LozelU ''A.- Gilchrist,'-'J.\x=req-\ H. Bates, T. M. Dunn, G. Danvers, ' Dr. Delohery, and the secretary; Mr D. J. Moloney. Mr Dunn reported on his action at the conference of the W.D.R.A. Association' at Orange, as delegate for the Forbes Jockey,Club, and Mr Moloney ;as delegate-for the. Hibernian Racing Club, orally made a statement. . Both delegates had at the conference upheld the contention, that Forbes had. not in the' past been fairly treated by the Association in regard to allotment of dates, and the report in the "syaney Morning Herald" , was an! accurate expression of the feeling manifested at the meeting of the Forbes Jockey Club. The committee ratified the action of the delegates in expressing that opinion to the conference. Mr J. H. Bates reported ad...
FORBES-STOCKINBIHGAL LINE. TO START AT BOTH ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
FORBES-STOCKINBIHGAL LINE. TO START AT BOTH ENDS/ Mr 11.. E. Cummins, secretary of; the Forbes" brancli Political Labor League, is iri receipt of the following communication from Mr J. P. Lyncli, M.L.A. for Ashburnhani:-— . Public Works -Dept., y 1 Sydney, 2/2/12. J. • P. Lynch, Esq., M.L.A. ' Sir,— 1 have the honor, by direction, to inform you that the Minister has given instructions for the con-' Ktruction of , the Forbes to Stocltin\x=req-\ binsal railway to be started and worked from both ends. .' I have the honor, etc., W. J. MANNA, - ' Under-Secretary. The above will be an answer -to many inquiries that, are daily made on the subject. A start has been made at Stockinbingal, where about two miles of the earthwork has been completed, 'we are informed. As a start at both end's is presumably to be made as nearly simultaneously as possible, it should be no time now before the first sod is turned at the Forbes end.
PRESBYTERIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
PRESBYTERIAN. The annual meeting' of the Presbytery ot' the Lachlan was held in Parkes on Thursday night. There ■was a full attendance of ministers and elders. The Moderator (Rev. .1. M'Dowell) presided. A large amount of most important business was trans\x=req-\ aeted. The Rev. J. M'Doweli was unanimously re-elected Moderator for another term, and was also appointed to represent the Presbytery of the Lachlan at the meetings of the. Federal Assembly, which are to be held in Melbourne during the month of September.
BROOK'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
BROOK'S PICTURES. Brook's Pictures have taken a hold on the fancy of Forbes audiences that never will be broken, to. all appearances. Wednesday night saw the biggest audience that has attended this season, the large hall being full, and the programme was worthy of the occasion, being of infinite1 variety and interest. A particularly fine dramatic series of films were represented in "The Conspirators," "Elephants in India" was the chief scenic set of pictures, while there was an abundance of the comic element, that the bulk of the audience so dearly loves. Brook's Pictures—an entire change, of course—will be shown again on Wednesday night next.