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NEVER AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
NEVEJ; AGAIN. Nintty-l'ive thousand people squcci ed into the Sydney show ground ■\vliicli is capable of conveniently ac commodating about i'il'iy thousand ■was. tin experience that many who got into the thick oi the crowd will not aoou forgot. "iVexcr again tor me" became a common rema rk among city people. "Can't see anything; tan't get anything in comfort; jostled and jammed all the time. I'm done with the show; uiy last visit," la this respect vis itors from the country have the best ol' it; they can tour ilie pavil ions and intpect the exhibits on the "off" da; s. ('ity workers can get to the Show only on Good Friday or Easier Monday, the two days on ■Which the attendance is largest. A few years hence the snow grounds ■will require tc be double their ptv tsunt size.
IS IT SUFFICIENT ANSWER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
is it si;i&lt; FiejK.vr Axswnit. Ninety-1'ivu thousand people at tin. Show on Good Triday v.ill probably bo accepted by ilio.se who manage tlio Koval Agricultural Society's al' l'am; as siu'iicienl answer to tii*• protest i'rom tlio clnirchei.; against tlie proceedings being conducted on that da v. li. this matter the Arcli l;jsliop ol' Sidney, who leads the op .VUisJtiuu in tin mutter'in question is face to 'faeo -with a heavy task. A singular, fea/ure-is that taken in globo :the Show executive • are ■ what :is generally-regarded as good, chur chmen*—several are prominent chur chmen.
FORECASTS. City Tattersall's (Randwick), Sat., April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
1 . FORECASTS. City Tattersall's (Uanclwick), Sat., | April 20. I Hurdles, 2m.—Paknn 1, Dinyah 2, JarnsfieUl (late Slug) 3. Flying Hdcp., Of.—Hot Air 1, Irishman Unlimited Loo 3. Kovico lldcp., lm,—Don 1, Sava liax 2, Willliora 0. You till"nl Slakes, 51'.—Former 1, Itosedrop 2, Huneowa or Golden Hop 3. City Yattcrsall's Cup; IVim—N.S.W. 1, Kurinyai 2, Britain or Eric 3. Club AVelter, lm.—Ileg 1, Call Boy 2, Royal Mow I!.
To-day's Telegrams. Sydney, Friday. THE MINISTER FOR LANDS AND THE NEW LAND ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
Sydney, Friday, 'Dili MINISTKU FOR JjANDS ,\NU T H13 NUW LAND ACT. Speaking" at, Hay last night Uu; Minister for Lands dealt extensive \y wilh llio land policy of the Uoy eminent, and contended that v.liun lho present Government assumed of. lice it was face to face with tn&lt;> fact that there; was very litUy Crown land available within a 20 iuio radius of the railway. In order to cope with tho diffi culty flu; Government had resorted 10 the purchase of estates, and spent nearly three million pounds in procuring -,500 blocks. Tho effect Hi the purchase system had been tu force ui> prices, and led to an un healthy land boom. His Ministry was opposed to laud speculation. Ho was satisfied the Land Act boccniiiig better understood aiu( would be appreciated by the people. As soon as the Bill came into lovco 000,000 acres of Crown lands would become available, and with the con struction of railways during tho next few years the country could i launch out" into genuino settle...
Sydney Sporting Letter. "The Looker-on Sees most of the game." SUMMARY OF SYDNEY CUP MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
Sydney Sporting Letter. BY LOOKER ON. "The Looker-on Sees most ot game." . SUMMARY OF SYDNEY CUP MEETING. Since last letter was despatched Vy early holiday mails there have I been three days' racing at Rand- I wick, and a few of the happenings prior to Saturday, as well as those oil the last day, may be referred to. Saxonite, winner of the Sydney C'up> w&lt;as one of my early bunch for that event when the weights ap peared, and a full week before the race I specially paragraphed and plumped for him. lie was then 25 or to 1. During the week preceding the race the "Referee," which is "all done by experts," pub lished tlio usual guesses by two of. them. One placed the Cup thus— Cadonia, Danaus, Gunboat or Prize fighter. The other expert opinion | was—JoJly Beggar, Danaus, Prize- i fighter. These expert forecasts were repeated in the "Arrow" on the morning of the first day of the j meeting. From two to five days after my Saxonite tip for the Cup , aad' been published ill diff...
The Anglesey Farm. EXPERIMENTAL PLOTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
The Anglesey Farm. EXPERIMENTAL PLOTS. -- We are indebted to Mr. A. J. Roy mond, of Messrs. J. B. Reymond & -Sons, for tlie subjoined particulars of this year's plantings by tlie Ag ricultural ■Department 011 Uie firm's wellknown Anglesey Farm. Tlie plan lings were carried out last week un der Hie supervision of Inspector II. 0. Wilson, of the Agricultural De liartment.: — ACRE EXPERIMENTAL PLOTS. Piot No 1.—Federation, -1S1 b seed per acre, 001b superphosphate per jure. Plot No. 2—Federation, 4Sib seed per acre, 4Slb superphosphate per acre. Piot No. 3—Federation, 4811) seed per acre, no manure. Plot No. 4—Federation, 4Sib seed per acre. 561b superphosphate per acre Plot No. 5—Bayah, 481b seed per acre 561b superphosphate per acre. Plot No. (1—Yandilla King, 481b seed per acre, 501b superphosphate per acre. Plot No. 7—Cleveland, 4Slb-seed per acre, H 01b superphosphate per acre. Plot No. 8—Federation, 131b seed per acre. 5Gib superphosphate per jure. Plot No. !l—Rymer, 4Sib...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
BILIOUSNESS AND SICK HEADACHE. Caused Chiefly by an Unhealthy Stomach, HOW EASILY CLEMENTS TONIC CURES. Women aro often martyrs to Eick headache, which has Its origin often in an unhealthy and unearcd-for stomach. It may be classed as a kind of stomach nouralgia, and the only cure for it ia to keep the stomach healthy, and through It tho nerves, heart, and blood. Stomach is a master all should dreadj. Upon it* perfect action tho lifo of tfie body depends. All vital organs which form working parts of the great human machine are affected and controlled by it; therefore, it should bo kept in order by the careful selection of good, suitable foods, even as a good machine is kept in order by continuous care. Neglect I the machine, it refuses to work; neglect I the stomach, it does the same. This letter from Mrs. FANNY MACPHERSON. of Stockton, Newcastle, who was cured of indigestion and Sick Headache, and sworn before Mr. W. Ball. J.P.. is worth reading:— Every kind of medicine I saw ad ve...
PURELY PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
PURELY PERSONAL. Mr A. McCaire Dunn has been gazetted warden's clerk, mining Registrar, etc., at Condobolin Mr F. P. D. Mears, has been appointed by the Executive Council to be relieving Police Magistrate in tin: district of Forbes. Thus an exchange: Kven people in circuses have luck sometimes. Mrs; St. Leon, wile of Gus St. • .CO.-;, of circus i'iuiio, bas come into a fortune of JUOO.OOO through the death of an uncle in Germany. Her next, ham!-spring will be into social circles i>ossib)y. A pioneer of the wool Industry of the .west,Mr. James WaddeU, pass ed away on Tuesday afternoon t»l nis residence, lJathursl.. lie found ed the firm of WaddeU Brothers, •vool-scourers, and up to two yean; ago, when ho retired, was one o\. its most active members. Mr. R. B. MacKen/.ie, Chairman of the Reserves Revision Hoard, arrived m For bes on Tuesday, and has sincc been hard at work in the district. He will probably take his departure from Forbes to-day. A photo of Mr J G. Beddie, of Glen Oo...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
CRICKUT. There is a j/roat race fov the first prade pre!j)ic-n;hip between North '■'■ydney IS points, Univorssily 17 and liedleru 10. 'i'ho final 1*0umi will he played 011 April 20t.li Mid 271 h, when North .Sydney meets Redfern, and University engages Central Cum ix rland. Norths are without Rup ort Minneil, but has riorderu. Red \Vrn have lost Jimery. University ;:ro without Key Minnett, . hut has Harbour and Mnasi^. 1 expert Norths to draw or lose, anil Univer sity to win, in which caso they will finish—University 19 points, Norths 17, Redfern 15, or Redfern 18, and Vorths lti, •
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
TUjE Pfl PIP hii iis'ii Woo 3 if has NOT joined the Selling Brokers' Association nor advanced any of its charges. SELLING CHARGES >Qi Tr° Bonus year. Tho Bonus for the past six years has averaged approximately 25 per cent, of our commission per jear. WE DO HOT CHARGE THE i». PER LB. RECEIVING Liberal Cash Advances made on ensuing1 clip of wool ancl other produce. Bonus paid to all Constituents whether Shareholders or not. OFFICES : 3 SPRING ST., SYDNEY It's to Tour Advantage Rabbit Skins to see thfct your sell well. Top results can only be secured by selling in the best market, and employing a first-class agent this is why you should send your skins to Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd. the leading salesmen and experts. Sellers only, not buyers or dealers. Returns always prompt and satisfactory. Consign Sitins: Address Letters : WINCHCOMBE, CARSON, 48 BRIDGE ST., Darling Harbour. : SYDNEY. GS38E33! i I $ 1 « O OFFM'lAii FIGURES (as par Saluyard Inspector1!; Return) shew that BHKRI* Mm Brti...
OFFICIAL CORRESONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
OFFICIAL CORKKSl'ONDENOIiV Mr. Jack Lynch, M.L.A., lias for warded us the following copy of a letter received by him from the Under-Secretary for Justice:'—Sir,— Referring to your letter of the 21st untinio, enclosing a cutting from the Forties "Times," calling atten tion of the inconvenience stated io have arisen at Forbes owing to the Police Magistrate, Orange, being re quired to attend to the .duties Of the Police Magistrate at the former place during the absence on leave o£ Mr. John Jamieson, I have the honor to inform you that careful in quiries have been made as to the inconvenience complained of, and it appears that the only dato upon which any difficulty arose was the llith ult., when certain cases were set down for hearing under a mis apprehension as to whether the ser vices of a Police Magistrate would be available that day, and of which this office was not apprised. 1 may add that the Police Magistrate of Oraiigo attended Forbes on the 22 a,nd 23 March and dealt with all ...
AN INNOVATION IN MOTORS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
AX INNOVATION IN MOTORS. A novel-motor car lias been plac ed on the road by an American'mot oring concern for experimental pur poses. The car lias eight wheels. It is claimed that the use of so many wheels reduces the vibration, and reduces- the wear to less than half on each wheel. : It is seldom that depressions of ^he road,-.-which give the .- vehicle' so many bumps, .are more than 3ft. in length, and, such being the casej; this American eight "■heeled machine rides over -these depressions with no appreciable jar The wheels are arranged in -two double trucks four wheels at each end of the chassis—and xipon them the body ; . of the vehicle. is : mounted. The steering gear con | trols. three pairs of wheels,:'.namely.; j i he rear most pair and the two for I ward pairs. The other pair of ; wheels are the drivers, and at turns they form the fulcrum about wihicli ! the machine swings; of course the rearmost wheels must be turned op ; positely to the side of the fulcrum. It is claimed...
FIRN IN TEMPLAR-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
FIKJK 1N TKMPIiAR-STRBET. Aliout 1;30 a.m. on Wednesday morning the residents of • Forbes were disturbed from their, peace ful slumbers by the loud clanging of the fire bell. Constable Cob croft., who: w'as on duty near, the Vandenberg hotel, noticed flames is suing from an unoccupied wooden cottage at the rear of the hotel; He at once gave the alarm, and the brigade were on the scene in a few minutes, and had the flames under control in a very short time. The house is the property of Mr. G.-: S. McPhillamy, and as he is ■ at present in Sydney, it,is not known; whether it is covered by insurance.
The Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
The Markets. Winchcombe, Carson, Ltd , report under date 16th April Interest has been centred in the opening of the London wool sale which, originally fixed for March 5th, was, owing to the coal troubles, put off until the l!thin-t. Good com petition prevailed, and prices lor both merino and crossbieds, were well main tained at January closing rates. '1'he tendency of the market was in sellers' favor. Sydney is experiencing the quiet of the " off season " period, A limited quantity of fellmongered wool is changing hands at late prices, but the production of this class of wool is below the previous season's output. No auction sales of wool will be held in Sydney until the first week in May; our sale being fixed for May 7th. The Co-operative \\ ool and Produce Co., Ltd., report : - Wool.—The satisfactory news of London sales last week should reflect favourably on next Sy lney sales to be held on the 7th, 8th, and Qth of May. Sheepskins.—Short burry lines weaker, better qualities firm....
The Hospital. SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
The Hospital. SPECIAL MEETING. A special meeting of- tlie commit tee of tlio Forbes Hospital was lield on Wednesday night in tho Town JIall.. The president (Mr. J2. Grin sted)' occupied the chair,'and there were also present Messrs HassaH, Harris, Burton, - "Walsh, Rath, Mills, and Blanche. iA ■ letter was read from the seo retary o.f the Tennis Club, applying for the use of "the hospital crockery; and - it was .decidedvon the motion of Mr. Blanche, seconded by Mr. ltath, that the request be acceded to at a fee of 10s Gd, vail breakages to be paid for. Oil the; motion of Mr. - Mills, sec onded by Mr. Walsh, Nurse Sten house was appointed head nurse. Mr. Blanche moved that Nurse McPherson be appointed staff nurse. Mr. Rath seconded the motion, which was canned. ■ J ■ On the motion of Mr. Harris, sec onded by Mr. 'Rath, Miss Gilmartin was appointed probationer.
FEDERAL LAND TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
FKDl'JKAL j>AM> TAX. Taxpayers • in country (lis trie is would do well to note--that by au thority o£ the Governor General tile (late I'or payment of the Federal. : land tcTx for the current year lius been fixed for 20th*May, 1912. Not ices of assessment-will issue through out "Australia-:: on' 20th inst., which will give taxpayers one montn'u notice of their "liability. Payments will however be received up to and inclusive of 19th Juue without (he 10:per cent, additional tax im posed lor late payment. It .is not proposed' this year". to allow taxpay ers to overstep the legal date without'penalty. They ' are now . fuily aware ot -their responsibilities, and . cannot - plead v ignorance. . The only • exception that will be made is where-trustees under the wills of persons recently deceased, are not in a position -legally.- to operate on trust funds.-' Taxpayers should note carefully the instruction on t.lie back of the assessment notice, warning them that notwithstanding "hey m...
GIRL'S STRANGE ADVEN-T[?]RES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
our.f/s stkaxadviox A slight difference: u'illi her relations was the reason of a girl, aged 17 years leaving her liome in Adelaide last 'veck. She purchased male attire and took train to Glenelg. She proceeded over I'atawa ionga bridge and along the beach till she reached the sheds in which the guns ac quired at the time of tlte Russian war scare were stored, the there cut her hair and donned masculine clothes. i-ler own clothes she buried in the sand hills For tivo (lays and nights ;he lived the life of a hermit. Her equanimity was disturbed, however, by the advent 01 two men, who proved undesirable company. So scared was the girl at night that she relumed to Jleiielg, and calling at .lie local pu.ice station, her pa.euts weie communicated with. Alter being ihe gueoi ot the wile ot Cojporal Keiley lor a m^hr, sue was je tored to her Inenus at Port Victoria.
THREW AWAY £8000. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
THREW AWAY £8000. discovery oE a pocket-book contain ^'tr £8000 I]y a man who was trim a hodgc opposite the railway line I'uii lii-a an extraordinary seauel. Pwnor o£ the pooket-boolc is JI. Gas ^'nfc'liot, who threw it away in a fit 'I'lliious frenny on his wt\y by train .^"rflcs. He throw all his clothes out wlndow after his money. Ho was arrested and sent to a sanatorium, whence he was released as cured. When it wok announced to him that his money hajl boon recovered, M. Vinghot, says "The Matin." relapsed into mental deluwion oneo more. ❖ There are eighty thousand kinds of beetles. "You make 30,000 marks a year as avia tor? And yot people say you can't live on air."
A MOTOR CAR ALIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 April 1912
a >10x011 (.'alt \j,k;ht. • As Mr. .). F. Coles ami nia son wore driving their motor ear along ilio Orange-road on Wednesday af ternoon flames were seen issuing from underneath the engine. The tar was pulied up and the flames extinguished, but not before dam age to the extent of 00 was done, 'j'he ear is now in dock undergoing repair.