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MUNICIPAL FINANCE. FORTNIGHTLY STATEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
MUNICIPAL FINANCE. FORTNIGHTLY STATEMENT., The general account showed a credit balance of £91/13/2, arid accounts were passed for payment as follows:—Salaries and wages, £ 69 2/6; J; Cashman. £10; petty cash, £10; T. Smith, £1/15/-; Convent, ,5/-. - Sanitary and Garbage Fund.—Cre\x=req-\ dit, £76/4/-. Accounts passed— wages, £ 8. Water Fund.—Credit, £380/2/9. Accounts passed for payment—Sal\x=req-\ aries and wages, £30/12/3; A. Davis, £2/2/2; W. Thomson, £2 8/-. ■ Gas Trading Fund.—Credit, £72 1 d /4, Accounts passed for payment —Salaries and wages, £ 26/6/10; W; Acret, £14; J. Girdham, £ 13 4/-; W. Acret, junior, £3/6/S; G. A. Lloyd, £4/10/-; R. Hayes, £2 5/-; railway, £1/2/4. Street Lighting Fund.-—Credit, £ 6 6/10. Accounts passed for payment, £ 1/14/-. The above figures were preesnted at the Council meeting on Tuesday night:
A BUSY MAN. EXTENSIVE PASTORAL INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
A BUSY MAN. EXTENSIVE PASTORAL TERESTS. There is no busier man in the district than Mr 0. B. Patterson, manager for Mr A. B. Triggs1 interests in this part oL' the State. Mr Patterson has under his control Carra wobitty station (16,000 acres), Tra\x=req-\ versdale station* (5000 acres), Bo\x=req-\ gandillon station (10,500 acres), and Uah and portion of Butidaburra stations (S000 acres), and lias only just relinquished charge of Wongajong station (6500 acres), sold the other day to Mr G. Laidlaw, of the River\x=req-\ ina. Mr Triggs has also just leased Manna station (26,000. acres), 50 .miles from Forbes, which also comes under Mr Patterson's supervision. Mr Patterson lias a good staff at each of the properties named, and buyers for stock visiting these properties from time to time always speak in high terms of his management, especially in the way of giving good inspections, and we know of many instances where buyers allow him to draft stock and give delivery on their behalf, which...
FORBES GOLF CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
FORBES GOLF CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of members of the Forbes Golf Club was held sit Flannery's I-Iotel on Wednesday night. Dr. Broadbent presided, and there was a large attendance of members. ' ■ The annual report and balance sheet were submitted, : the latter showing- a credit of .■,£•5/4/8, with 10/6 to come in. •■.-.• The sole correspondence was from 'J. V. Bast, relative to visiting'Forbes for the purpose of giving lessons. The matter was left to the committee, and it is not improbable.that Mr Bast will be asked to visit here. Office-bearers for the year were appointed as'follows:— ■ :■ President, Dr. Broadbent. .. Vice-Presidents, Messrs J. Jamie\x=req-\ sou, W. H. Byrnes, A. Gilchrist, and CI. A. Peimefather. Committee, Messrs J. J. Flannery, U. A. '.Tones, AV. H. Stanley, B. Lindsay, W. R. Campbell, F. E. Moody. : Handicapping and Selection Com-, mittee, A. Gilchrist, J. J: Flannery, and J. H. Hassall. - Ground Committee, Messrs J. H. • Hassall and A-. Gilchr...
THE WEATHER. ANOTHER PATCHY RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
THE WEATHER. ANOTHER PATCHY RAINFALL. From a Forbes point of view, the most characteristic feature oE Thursday night's thunder-cum-lightning rainfall is that the heaviest downpour occurred to the south of . Forbes. At Bareenon'g 230 points fell, and at Uah, which lias the record for the district, 2S2 points. A heavy' storm is reported • from Eugowra, but the lines are down, and details are not available. Boyd Creek was running a banker, and the water entered the Boyd homestead. Following are the records for the district immediately surrounding Forbes:-—-Parkes 2S, Warroo 51, Jeinalong 40, Bogandillon 60, Sly's IS, Glen Yarra 70, Gven[eU S, Condo\x=req-\ bolin 40, J. D. Low's S5, Anderson's 105, Blink Bonnie 100, Porter's S7, - Burrawang (shed) 4S, Burrawang CwoolwashJ 122, Mulguthrie 207, YVoolongong 97, Thornton's 46, Ba-' reenong 230, Bundaburra 136, Eu\x=req-\ lohg 202, Camuyobbity 27, Bedgera\x=req-\ bong 33, Uah 2S2, Wongnjong 20S, Prairie Lands 15, Gordon's ISO, Moo\x=req-\ bo...
FORBES MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. ORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
FORBES MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. ORDINARY MEETING. The usual fortnightly mooting of the Forbes Municipal Council was hekl in the Council Chambers on Tuesday night. Present: The Mayor .. (Alderman •.las. Ethvards) , and Aldermen A. Mar\x=req-\ rin,' J. J. Patterson, F. Gaggin, and A. Sam, with the town clerk (Mr .T. \V. Mills). INWARD CORRESPONDENCE. ' From the Hibernian -Racing Club, asking the consent of the Council to a public holiday being granted on March 20 th, the occasion of the annual race meeting.—Granted.' From the Muni-Shire agency of Sydney, a commercial firm who have supplied sanitary plants for Tumber\x=req-\ umba, Gulgong, and Uladulla municipalities, and for the shires' of Ga dara, and Bombala, and who have erected the shire offices of Erina and Blacktown, within this State, furnishing quotations for portable .. stone breakers, the purchase to be financed so that the payments - could be extended over a long term.—Held over for further consideration. From the hon. secretary ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
PERSONAL. ' Mr M. \V. Macvean has accepted a position with the firm of Messrs Edward "Weaver- and Co. Mr. Macvean has been witli Mr D. Hannah, of Jemalong station, for some time, and .was previously with Mr Holloway, of ICiaca.too station, hear Condoboiin. - The Rev. Father Casey left this morning for his new parish at Cowra after six years' service as parish priest of St. Lawrence's Roman Catholic Church, Forbes.
FORBES POLITICAL LABOR LEAGUE. ADJOURNED ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
FORBES POLITICAL LABOR LEA6UE. ADJOURNED ANNUAL MEETING. The adjourned aunual meeting of the, Forbes branch of the Political Labor League was,held in the" Council Chambers^ Town Hail, last night. Mr W., D. Tuohey presided, and there was a fair attendance, considering the inclement state'.of tile weather.':.. . ■ The annual report and balance\x=req-\ sheet of the Ashburnham. Council were read, received, and adopted. Amongst the correspondence was. a letter from Mr J.. P. Lynch, M.L.A. for Ashburnhani, relating to the construction of the Forbes-Stockinbingal railway. ~The letter, which was received, is published in another column of this issue.; ' Another letter was receiyed from the member, dealing with the re-distribution-of electorates. In view of the approaching commencement of railway construction at' the Forbes end, it was resolved that the secretary (Mr• R.vB. Cummins) proceed to Sydney next week to call upon the member for the district, for the purpose of ascertaining the numb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
FIREWOOD. Tenders wanted for 100 to 500 Cords, 5 foot lengths. To be delivered at works at once. FORBES FEEZING GO- LTD., Daroobalgie. . FOR SALE. A PRIM JO LOT OF TURKEYS. Prices to suit the times. Apply to T. GREEN, South Lead. FINAL NOTICE. ' " All Outstanding Accounts MUST BE PAID BY MARCH 1st, otherwise legal proceedings will follow. I have authorised my-successor, Mr D. Kinnaird, to receive all accounts at the shop oil my behalf, and his receipt will be sufficient discharge. GEO. GORMAN. [A CAR]).] Miss Jordan., a.lc.m. (Certificated Pianist of Trinity College of Music, London), IS PREPARED TO RECEIVE PUPILS' FOR PIANO. Renfree Street, Forbes. A £30 Pigeon Match Under the auspices of the FORBES GUN CLUB, will be held on SATURDAY, 9th MARCH, (the day after the Forbes Jockey Club Races), AT THE BOTANICAL GARDENS, SOUTH FORBES. Double Nomination 30/-, Single 17/Gi Stars 10/-. ■ Money - Guaranteed. . Matcn to start at 10.30 a.m. sharp. A. E. MUSGRAVE, I-Ion. Sec. '' SALES BY AUCTI...
DOUBLE-BARRELLED CONCERT. IN CALAEE HAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
DOUBLE-BARRELLED CONCERT. IN CALAEE HAIL. The little church at Daroobalgie resembles Oliver Goldsmith's piece of furniture, which was a bed by night, a chest of drawers b'y day, in that it is now a Presbyterian Church, and: anon a Methodist Church. • That's1 why we call the concert which took place in the Calare Hall on Wednesday night, in aid of. this-church, a double-barrelled concert. - It was a splendid turn-out. . The night was fine, the-hall filled, and the programme a good one; though so l&lt;?ng that singers were not permitted to respond to recalls, of which the audience demanded several. Mr J. Donaghey presided, and • apologis'ed for the unavoidable absence of the Revs. M'Dowell (Presbyterian) and Barton " (Methodist), and Mr Shelton (chairman of the local Land Board). The programme contained the following item's:—Pianoforte duet. Misses Ruth; song, "The New Kingdom," Mrs Murray; recitation, Miss Ethel Rees; songs; "Conic Back," Mr B. G. Evenett and "I'll sing , the...
A RENOWHED ILLUSIONIST. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
A RENOWHED ILLUSIONIST. The "Daily Telegraph," in commenting upon Nicola's phenomenal opening in Sydney recently, said "Nicola, the magician, works at the rate of a marvel'a minute. He exemplifies the celerity of Yankeedom, neve.r wasting a second, but piling on illusion after illusion, and pattering along at a furious rate.' The Palace Theatre was packed, and the management were turning money away long before the performance started last night. Nicola- has been a master magician in the United States for many years, and his fame has evidently preceded him. The audience, were in sympathy with the illusionist from the start, for he impressed them by his businesslike manner, and quiet, unforced humour drew the house. Nicola employs a great deal of apparatus. Curiously designed boxes are whirled on to the stage, attendants get into them, disappear, and materialise in the last place the audience expects to see them. Cabinets are rushed upon the stage, and weird events happen to suggest a...
BLOOD FLOWS. A SANGUINARY DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
A SANGUINARY DUEL. Two young men, residing out along the Condobolin Road, fought a "duel" two or three days back, with .gstants ri'y, s, jhid\x=req-\ ;y armed, muzzle ,n caps, ginary alter\x=req-\ iche In\x=req-\ eivable the in unimagined results. Tliej were a young- mail named who is well out of his, RoyFoo, a youU^ thenisJ loaders, and began to deTl blood and death. T nately Ned Kellys and C3 dians, firing from every position and angle. After tercliange of 20 or 30 "shots," there was a lull,-and then Curry shouldered his gun again, turned- to the four quarters, counting "one, two;' three, four," and then—well liis.gun went ,off. Foo was also aiming his gun\x=req-\ at the time, and received the .contents of Curry's gun-in his hands, arms, and neck, one - pellet lodging under the eye.- Fortunately- - the charge was sparrow shot, and- the youngster is riot seriously - hurt,- -but he presented, rather an alarming- arid very curious spectacle whenDr. Delohery arrived to look after!him,...
WYALONG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
WY ALONG. . The' Saturday half-holiday, in lieu of Wednesday, came into operation at West Wyalong last weelc. At the Methodist Church on Tuesday evening-, Mr and Mrs Thos. King and family, who will shortly leave tlic district,^ were entertained at a social evening- by a large gathering of friends, and >\vere made the recipients of several presentations. It. is. reported that the Minister for Lands and a Parliamentary party will visit Yalgogrin about the end of March,- and' traverse to 1-Iillstou by the proposed Wyalong-l-Iillston railway route. A pretty and fashionable wedding took place on Wednesday, at St. Bar- nabas' Church, West Wyalong, when Mr George M'Fadyen and Miss Ber- tha Pettit, both of Wyalong, were joined in holy wedlock by the Ven. Archdeacon Neild. Mr R. O'Brien burst a vein in his leg on Tuesday afternoon, when handling a piano. Dr. Maloney at- tended the sufferer, who is now on the high road to recovery. &nbsp; The sunt of between £1)0 and £100 was reali...
TEMORA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
TEMOKA. .Rev. Father Fallon, who lias.been in charge of the Temora parish for the past 17 years, is to be presented >vitli a testimonial and purse of sovereigns prior to his departure next month on a trip to Ireland. The date of Ariah Parle race meeting lias been fixed for March 15. ' , Temora Hospital Committee is sending a deputation to the Chief Secretary -\vitli the object of securing a special grant in aicl of the Institu-' tion. Mr and Mrs H. Heinjus celebrated their silver wedding on Thursday af- ternoon. in the presence of a large number of fiends and relatives. The popular "Harry" and his hospitable wife were the recipients of numerous presents and good wishes. Dr. Gibbs was called to Beckdm to attend three men who were suffering from ptomaine poisoning. The sufferers were J. Ryan, AV. Harrison, sen., and: Marshall Thomas. Fortunately; the doctor's arrival was in tinie—the three men were suffering terrible pain, especially in the case of Ryan and Harrison. ^ It appears t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 1 March 1912
IN MEMORIAM. In sad and loving memory of our dear sister, Annie Green, who departed this life February 29th, 1908, aged 21 years. Free from sorrow, sin, and pain, And freed from every care; By angels' hands conveyed to heaven, To dwell, for ever there. &nbsp; Forget her! No, we never will, Though four long years have passed away, We love her still. Inserted by her loving sister and brothers.
ABOUT A HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 March 1912
. ABOUT A HORSE. ' Thomas Wright v. Charles Nolan, , and Catherine Bathgate v. Charles Nolani claim for detention .of a horse. These cases arose out of the prosecution recently of one Robert Thomas 'Haynes, for stealing a horse from the premises of Catherine Bathgate at N&rth Hill. The evidence taken in the police court showed that Catherine Bathgate, alleged that the horse had been given, to her by Thomas Wright. The accused Haynes pleaded that Wright had given him authority to take the horse. As a result of the prosecution of Haynes, the police took possession of the horse, and Haynes was committed for trial, but the Attorney-General filed no bill; and the two actions above are obviously taken against Sub-Inspector. Nolan, of the police, to determine ownership of the animal. Mr D. J. Moloney appeared for Wright, Mr R. id. B. Reymond for Catherine Bathgate, and Mr J. Robin\x=req-\ osn for the defendant. . Defendant put in an interpleader in the case of Wright v. Nolan, and ...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 March 1912
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday; Not onyl Tientsein, but several less important towns, have been overrun by riotous bands ot troops and looters, the populace being overawed by the guns of the mutinous troops. It is alleged that the looters have executed many poverty stricken men and women, wli'o were gathering. scraps to eat amongst the ruins of the place. There are now 3000 foreign troops in Pekin. Fires started by the mutineers caused the death of 20 persons. The rebellious troops have sacked and burnt Tung Chan. Martial law is operating successfully in Pekin. 5000 Japanese troops have been ordered'to Tientsein. Several papers are hinting that Germany has altered her naval jiro\x=req-\ gramme as the result of Mr Haldvuie's visit to.Berlin. Thirty more suffragettes have been arrested for raiding the principal drapery establishment in the West End of London, and smashing a large number of the windows. Those women. arrested on Saturday have smashed their prison cells, and sung the ...
SPORTING MEMS. (By Mousqueton). [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 March 1912
SPORTING MEMS. (By Mousqueton). The autumn meeting of the V.B.C. opened at Flemington on Saturday, with-the following results: Pines Hurdle Race.—Mettle? 1,: Brownie 2, Uxbridge 3. - Won easily by three lengths. • Time, 3.421; ■' - ST LEGER STAKES. Wilari, 8. (Lambert! ......... 1 Jacamar, 8.10 vPHce) . . ... .... 2 Crown Grant, 8.10, (M'Lachlan) "3 Betting: 6 to 4 on Jacamar, 2 to 1 ■against Wilari, • 5 to 1 Crown Grant. Won by a neclc. Time, 3.12&. NEWMARKET HANDICAP. " Desire,'7.11 (Lewis) . . . . . . . . . . 1 Desert Rose, 9.2 (Foulsliam) ■■. . * Mountain Princess, 7.6 (O'Reilly) * . *Detid heat for. second place. Betting: 9 to'4 against Popinjay, 5 to 1 Desire, 10 to 1 Desert Rose, 1G to . 1 Flaith and Captain White. ■ I . Won nicely by a length from the j dead-heaters; Obsono was fourth. ! Time, 1.13s}. I ■" Sires' Produce . Stakes.—Sheriff • Muir 1, Wolawa. 2,.Tadanga 3. Time, | 1.151. • ESSENDON STAKES, 1 i' mile. Trafalgar, .9.3 (Smith).. . 1 Comedy.King, 9:0 (Clark...