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DRUNKENNESS ON GOOD FRIDAY [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
DRUNKENNESS ON GOOD FRIDAY The magiati'ates at Portland ad judicated on several cases of drunk enness . which took place on Good Friday. They remarked that it was a shame that the present Liquor Act was such as to allow large quautit- j io.s ol' liquor U be taken ou to tho street and drunk. They wore sure ; lliat If tho hotels wore open all day j llicro would ho lVr leas drink con- : sumed than under the prosent sys tem, and tlicy thought that It was time that tho Government took steps to alter the clause of the Liquor Aet, .' i 1
THE BATHURST SHOW.. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
THE BATH UK ST SHOW.. There la hardly any necessity to remind our readers that t.l\e Batii urst Show opens to-day, and will be contiuued on Tliuraday and Friday. The prize money to bo distributed amounts to over £1000, and some special attractions as regards ring events are announced. The Oi'ange Jubilee Show takes place next week.
An Easter Holiday SPENT AT TUGGERAH LAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
| An Easter Holiday Sl'IiST AT TUGGEKAH LAKE8. 'Ilii'cc Forbes residents, Messrs A. J. UaVock, Batey, and Broderick, had a splendid till) to tlio .sea Hide at Master. .lourneying from Forbes on tho Wednesday before Easter, they left Sydney for Wyong by the 8.15 train next morning, and thence travelled by motor launch down t.o the mouth ol, the Tuggerali Lakes, a distance of eight miles. Tho -ow ners of the- boarding establish ment. named Taylor, who, by the way. rre related to Mr. T. Doyle, of Yanuua, hold 040 across of land around tho shores of the Lake. The house is capable of accommo dating 10(i people, and during Eas ter over l:0 visitors were put up, some even coming from the town of Ii:y.rra>>a, in tho north west. The weather was ideal for swimming— both in the Lake itself and in the surf- -and this exercise was largely indulged in. Tho fishing in the lake was rather poor, owing to tho enlrat.ee to the ocean being practic ally closed up, but the ocean beaches provided sp...
SALE OF PINNACLE HOMESTEAD [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
S.llvK OF' VJNN.U LK IIOMICSTEA1) Messrs. \V. E. Moore, Brooke and Co.. agents at Forbes, report having disposed of the whole of the iiomestead portion of the highly improved " Pinnacle " Estate, in the Grenfell district, at a satisfactory figure. "Pinnacle" was only recently sold by the New Zealand Land Associa tion to the Hon. F. Hagelthorne, of Vic toria, who is cutting the balance of the estate up under the Closer Settlement Act provisions. The area embraced in the homestead portion is just under 6000 acres, and the new owners are Messrs. Murray and Warren, two South Australians who have recently come to this State.
Forbes Lawn Tennis Club. OPENING DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Forbes Lawn Tennis Club. OPENING DAY. The opening of the Tennis Courts took place on Saturday afternoon last. In con sequence of an epidemic of colds and the abscncc from the town of several playeis the attendance was not as large as expect- j ed. Notwithstanding this the afternoon i proved a most enjoyable one and some very keen and exciting games were wit nessed, It was the first occasion on which sev eral of the members had played on the new asphalt courts and great satisfaction was expressed oh all sides. As is gener ally known the continued dry weather so affected the old courts that it was prac tically impossible to have good "tennis upon them. In view of this the committee decided to put down the present ones, and thanks to the energy and supervision of Mr. A. J. Booth, the members now have courts second to none in the district. Despite want of practice several of the players showed splendid form and as the season advances they anticipate holding their own against a strong co...
THE PARKES WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Tin; I».\KICKS WATKK Sl'i'I'LY. i On Monday the watsr was turned on to the town, the service reservoir of 300,000 gallons being full. There was very little supervision and water was drawn off at the rate of 900,000 gallons a day. The result was that the higher levels got little or none The water was turned on at 9 a.m., and it was found necessary to cut it off at 3 p.m The daily inflow from the Heargamll Springs is fully equal to six gallons per unit for the population on the reticulated, area. This is abundant for domestic use when carted from standpipe and conse quently economy should be practised
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
FOli. SALIO.—10-Ton Horso Wagg on; Table top; in good order; easy funning'. Price and particulars.— This Office. For Sale. WE have for Sale various kinds of HORSES in the Grenfell District, and will be pleased to furnish full particulars to a Genuine Buyer. W. E. MOORE, BROOKE & CO , Agents, Forbes. Moneys to Lend on Landed Security At reasonable rates of interest. Apply in writing to— P.P.S., C/o. Office thin Paper. Eugowra School of Arts. A Qoneral Meeting of Members WII-L, BE HELD ON Friday, 26th Instant, To Elect THREE TRUSTEES in connect ion with the School of Arts. R. TELFORD, Secretary. To Builders. TENDERS arc Invited until April /■5th for ERECTION and COM PLETION of Villa Residence for H. B. Sweet, Esq. Plans and nil particulars from the undersigned. J. H. BATES, Architect, Forbes. Ooma Station Blocks. EDWARD WEAVER & CO., FORBES, in conjunction with SEL LAR & QUODLiING, COOMA, will sell at FORBES at an early date 11,000 acres of the famous 'OOMA* Es...
LET THE EMINENT VIENNA OPTICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
LET TILE EMINHXT VIENNA OP TICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. At tlie very first signs of failing or defective vision you should have S'our eyes attended to without de lay. Mr. Basser, t.lie ominont Vi enna Ophthalmic Optician, will bo in this town on the date mention ed below, when your eyes may !oe scientifically and skilfully tested iree of charge, and suitable glass es supplied if necessary. This gen tienmn has securod high credent ials, by examination in the leading Optical Institutes of Vienna, Berlin, broaden, London, and New York. He is also a qualified Master of the British Optical Association. Mr, Basser may be consulted in person at tho Albion Hotel, Forbes, on Friday, April 5 th, from y a.m. to 4 p.m. Mr. Basser's permanent add ress is CUallis House, Sydney.
Calare Federal Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
Calare Federal Corres pondence. Mr. T. Brown, M.P., furnishes (lie following' copies of department..!I correspondence: — Parkes-Cookamidgera Telephone Extension.—Sir,—With reference to live letter dated the 1st March last-, presented by you from the Parkes .Branch of the F. and S, Association, per Mr. Joun E. llussell, Hon. Scct retary. requesting that telephone communication he established be tween Parkes and Cookamidgera, 1 have to inform you that inquiry lias been made., hut, in view of the com paratively small revenue likely to be derived from the provision of con versational facilities at Cookamid gera, it is considered that the con nection of that place by telephone should await. il\e erection of the - Parkes-Molong trunk telephone line, which is now under consideration. Your-.; faithfully, E. J. 'fcoung, De puty Postmaster General, Sydney. Bogan Gate—Gunning Telephone Extension.-—With reference to the communication dated the 20th March last, presented by you from Mr. W. J. Dw...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 April 1912
IN MEMORIAM. CONSTABLE — In loving memory of Coralie Isabel Constable, who depart- ed this life on April 11th, 1911. Dearest Coralie thou hast left us, Thou dost dwell with angels now, And a wreath of glory priceless &nbsp; Sparkles on thy shining brow. In thy pure and joyous childhood &nbsp; Christ called, " Child come here to Me," Wait a little dearest loved one, And we soon shall follow thee. Inserted by her loving sisters and brothers. CONSTABLE. — In loving memory of Coralie Isabel Constable, who depart ed this life on April 11th, 1911 We had a little treasure once, Who was our joy and pride ; We loved her, ah ! perhaps too well, For soon she slept and died. All is dark within our dwelling, Lonely are our hearts to day, For the one we loved so dearly, Has for ever passed away. Inserted by her loving father and mother &nbsp; H. H. and F. M. Constable.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
The Norddeuscher Lloyd : I-IAS THE LARGEST FLEET OP PASSENGEr STEAMERS IN THE WORLD. The number of vessels owned by. the Company is nearly 200,- of which 50 are Twin Screw. 15 are over 10,000 -tons each • and i - ' 48 are between 5000 & 10,000 tons..^ REGULAR SERVICE" TOLONDON Every four weeks by. twin screw Mail Steamers fitted with " Wire less" telegraphy. Regular servicce to China and Japan every lour weeks. English spoken on board; For passage and full particulars apply to— liOIOIANN & CO.. General Agents, 7 and !> Bridge Street, Sydney, Or to— THATCHER & HALLORAN, Loccal Agents. THE LATEST PEN THE PRESENT PEN. THE FUTURE PEN. fj There arc many Thou funds of Readers of " The rimes," an"! our ambition is that everyone should to, a user of the LueUy lihieli Cat 1&lt;\>ur>irin Pen, because it is the best Pen they CAN use. Tlierclo'C i spoeial oflVr is leiny nnifle ..I 75.000, 10/0 Ij'iekv 1-illicit Cat Go'd fcu'iituiii l'&lt; ii* fur...
For The Man on the Land. THE AMENDING LAND ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
For \ he ft'ian on the Land.! Aivii^sUhNti JUAN'!) ACT. • It may not bo generally known | thai ilio ^iiioiuung Lund Act., i)ass- ■ -od'. l*y. Hie JjiiOor Government. lust session;: caine intotorce on- the Uth insi. ■ il'ereiuuier. are some - of- ■: the sullont points"oi the Act:—' The Act provides for. the. setting .■■■apart;ami-- disposal of Crown lands . as homestead 'Harms, '^suburban ■.hold ings and crown , leases, and for the • disposal of lands wituin duly constituted; irrigation areas. it : : amenus in certain respects the Urown i-aiuis Act,' the Closer Settle Aot, tne Newcastle Pasturage Ktsl'i > e :xci, and the MurrumbKigco Aci 01:■ j.y.10. and .the Public -Roads Act oi • . : the: principal: feature of the Act is the purpotual leasehold 'system. Homestead farms—The tiile to sucli-.-is .a lease - ill. perpetuity, carry ing perpetual residence. The Act provides: for the conver sion of • certain ■ existing. tenures in to homestead farms. ■Suburban .holdings— ...The areas sh...
Across Australia. [?] TO SYDNEY IN [?] REMARKABLE PIONEER MOTOR DRIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
Across MIS Li cliicL. I'iilVXii 'l'O QlOAJhi JUn . iCiDiuAKKABL.i'J WOjNi^Jtt MOTUJ. D1U Vii. The arrival in Sydney of Francis -Birtles t tie other day signalised tlio fact tliat for the first: time in its history "Australia has been crossed. Ji a motor cur from west to east. For years the1 overland route . from , Perth to -Adelaide, or, more correctly speaking,: -between ■ Norseman, ami Kucla,- has been considered imprac ticable for motor . car. .'travelling. Francis Birtles and S. Fergusoni on a 10 h.p.' single cylinder Brush run about, have-made the-trip look so easy and simple that: one wonders ' wliet her .the • reported - difficulties 'of •the southern transcontinental route, ■liave been: greatly magnified ■ or that it is all" due to Birtles': wonderful bushcraft and intimate knowledge oi tne sandy and wild waste of coun try that lies north - of the Great Australian Bight.. When this pioiv eer trip was first mooted the Dun lop Rubber Company asked Birtles "If it was possible."...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
NOTjiCE,»»*=To lh •at- Public. If you want to SAVE MONEY just PURCHASE YOUR GROCERIES at B. P, WHITE. & Co.'s. Freshest Goods. Lowest Prices. And Reduction for Quantities .b a O m n if K ^ ^ ^ ir~" □ \./\:y u § y ® dLSlCl Sciatica. RELIEF OBTAINED BY USiNQ DR. MORSE'S iNBiAN ROOT PILLS AND COMSTOCK'S NERVE AND BONE . LINI MENT. This is oho of the most dreaded complaints that human flesh is heir to, and tlipro are many people suffer ing untold ngouios trying remedy af ■ tcr romodv -without" result: Snob an ouo was Mr. Patrick Scallv, Gladstone St., "VVoodvillo, N.Z., who"found Coin-• . stock's Nerve and-13onef Liniment and Dr. Morse's: Indian Hoot Pills do what 110 other remedy had done for Hm, that is,-they brought,relief, fronv | the pain lie was suffering.-.Mr. Scally writes ■ t, . '.'Considering the large amount of-' I benefit I have derived by /the uso of your .valuable medicines, it gives mo ..great pleasure to let you. havo;this : testimonial, and you can make any uso-...
THE LABOR DAILY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
THE IjABOK DAILY. It is anticipated that the Labor daily newspaper will start- publicat ion iu Sydney at the eud of. this year. As yet' it lius not been defi nitely decided whether the paper will be published in the nuinniig or the evening. J I' tlio money comes iu well during the next few months the paper will be a morning one. :-'o far £!M,500 is in sight iu cash and promises, the main portion o£ which uas beew contributed by the msia Lers of the A.W.U. A site for the (ffice has been purchased in Pitt street, near the Y.M.C.A. building, at a cost of £26,000, and an eight ftorey brick building is being erect ed there at a cost of £60,000. All iho machinery for printing the pap er has been ordered. Messrs W. G Kpence, J. C. Watson, and E Orayu (lier have been elected directors of t^e coi»j?ajiy for thie ye^r.
THE NEWA WAS PREMATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
THIS NliWo Yv AS PItEMAT UilJ3. Til recording the death of tlio I'ope, and gning reliable confirmat ion of the I'aet, tlit; cubic excelled itself. lie-rod once out-Horocied Herod. Here the cable out-cabled cue cable. To make matters worse i'ie blunder came holly 011-the heels 01' Archbishop's Kelly's denunciation &lt;)i' much 01 1 tie cablo news as being, ;;i his 'GrareY. judgment, flagrantly anti-Catholic. Each of the morning papers gave a lengthy obituary not ice, and later on in the day an announcement was made in brilliant brevity, "the 1'ope is not dead." As a;ark Twain once observed, on leading his own obituary notice, Mite news was premature." The I ope, if the cablo has not made another mistake, is in excellent b'-illHl.
WHAT HAPPENED TO JONES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
WHAT HAPPENED TO JONES. 'I he Forbes Town Hall was comfort ably filled on Thursday evening with an audience anxious to renew acquaintance with the Geo. Willoughby Co., and to see "What Happened to Jones." We can thoroughly recommend "What Happened to Jones," as a huge laugh, from the rise of the curtain right through to the end. Every phase of the play was well sustained by the Ooy., and the usually critical Forbesaudience was well satisfied, which j conveys a lot of meaning.
RECORD WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
KKCOIU) WEEK. Of a number of interesting figure:-; in connection with Sydney's record week a few are well worth repro ducing:— .Lairing show week the trams car ried D, 15r>y,u0o passengers, or about ; nine Uu.es uio poxnilaiion. ol Syd ney.. If the 5,000,000 passengers car1 lied by the Sydney trams iu Snow Week were loaded into •-SO-pasaeuger • ears the : line ot cars would bo U32 y2 miies long-. ; On. tha Thursday preceding the holidays £30;717 wass, withdrawn i'rom the Moore-street Sayings Bank . by 2,402 depositors; 1017 deposit ors paid in £22,289. On Easter. Monday an ^average1 of. more than 5 persons passed through' Sydney railway -station every second xtetweea, 6a.m.v and ■ 4. p.m. •. tuere *vere 182,667 train passengers.
MR. GRIFFITHS' SPECULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
GRIFFITHS' SPECULATIONS. At a meeting of the North Sydney Municipal Council on Wednesday night Aid. Clarke said it was reported that the Minister for Works, Mr, Griffith, had, by judicioup speculation, during the last 18 months made £30,000. Mr Clark added it was very nice when tramways were constructed right past one's property Mr. Griffith, referring to this statement, said he would not waste his time dealing with vulgar slander. Any guttersnipe could make it. Similar things were said every Sunday in the Domain. He had more to do than to spend his time on vermin.