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NEGLECTING TO DESTROY RABBITS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
NEGLECTING TO DESTROY 15AB BITS. | Another batch of district landholders I appeared at the Forbes Police Court on Tuesday, before the Police Magistrate, Mr. J. Jamieson, to answer charges laid by the stock inspector at the direction of the Pastures Protection Board, of having failed to continuously and satisfactorily j destroy rabbits on their holdings. In I addition to the trustees of the common, j the proceedings against whom are reported i in another column, the defendants were j Frank Barbe, John Stokes, Stewart Gorden i and W. J. Rousell. On each of these the ; P.M. impose^a fine of £2, and 3s costs, with the alternative of imprisonment, he fines were paid.
Commons Trustees and Rabbits. CHAIRMAN AGAIN FINED. P.M. Insists on the Law. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Commons Trustees and Rabbits. CHAIRMAN AGAIN HN13D. I'.M. Insists 011 the Ijiiw. At the Police Court 011 Tuesday morning, before the Police Magis trate, Mr. J. Jamieson, the first case called was the summons issued by the Stock Inspector,, Mr. W. G.' Dowling, on behalf of-the Pastures Protection Board, against the ald ermen of the municipality in their, capacity as trustees of the Forbes common, on charges of having ne glected to continuously and satisfac torily destroy rabbits , on the com mon between specified dates. Mr. Reymond appeared for the prosecu tion, and tlxe chairman of the trus tees, Aid. Edwards, answered the summons with a plea of guilty. The defendant explained that tiie trustees had had carried out on the common certain iJoisoning and fumigating work, but as it had not proved satisfactory lie had now had erected rabbit proof fencing a round three of the warrens. This fencing was expected to be complet ed that afternoon.. Mr. Dowling explained that on the previous da...
Quality of Federation Wheat. IS IT DETERIORATING? [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Quality of Federation Wheat. IS IT DETERIORATING ? Mr. G. L. Sutton, West Austral ian Wheat Commissioner, writes us (Cowra"Free Press") as follows in regard f ■) !hf much vexed ques tion as to i M- alleged deterioration of thft late y.v in. Farrer's old favor ite, " Federation" :— " I was greatly surprised to learn from your letter that there is an impression that " Federation " ia showing signs of decadence. I find great diflieulty in believing that tiiis is the case. There is no reason why its qualities should deterior ate. As the result of its breeding, it has cortain qualities which make it superior in many respects to oth er well-known sorts. I believe these are just as staple and lixed as the characteristic] of any of the older varieties, say 1'urple Straw. If there is anything in " Mendelism," this is certainly the case. Similar statements re deterioration of other varieties have been made in the past, and I have had to investigate several of these. The result of the investig...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
HOMEJBUSH FAT STOCK SALES. DALGETlT&rcO., LTD., ® B 3E3 Y' 5 FAT & STORE STOCK SALESMEN. STOCK & STATION AGENTS. Fat Sheep and Cattle at lVlemington on Moiulilays and Thursdays. PROCEEDS DAY AFTER SALE. SPLENDID RESTING. PADDOCKS ADJACENT TO THE HOMFjBUSII SALE YARDS. AMPLE AVATER. ' - - RELIABLE MEN. SHEEPOWNBRS INSTALL JT H _ If, fU |?4 ti 's-J'Y 1 CLAYTON & SH! JTTLE WORTH . Portable Steam Engines. . 'r?-> - ^ .. is - * a TANGYE OIL ENGINES. Full, particulars on application to— w. b. mm®& mmm « m., Forbes Agents for Dalgety & Co's. Machinery Department. the |#f$r!t||g Tints SfS the Oldest Established Paper in the District, and is 4b now in its Jubilco Year, having first seen the light in 1861. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: The " TIMES " to-day is furnishing the Public with all the News and Notes of the Town and District in the most complete manner obtainable, :: :: - The " TIMES " has a large and steadily increasing circulation, and is ac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
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No Work on Saturdays. LABOR UNION COMMITTEE'S OPPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Mo Work on Saturdays. ? LABOR UNION COMMITTEE'S OPPOSITION. If the Eight Hours Committee in Sydney adopts the decision of a special committee appointed to in vestigate the five days' week idea with no work oil Saturdays, it will declare that this method of working &lt;1S hours is antagonistic to the fundamental principle of the organi sation. The special committee was ap pointed just before the end of the year, after several city firms had adopted the no-Saturday system, Their investigations, it is stated, led them to believe that the inno vation was jiot altogether welcomed by the employees. They found that those who appeared to appreciate th change wave a few of the vivacious young ladies who were enabled to spend Saturday on a holiday jaunt. The male folk, however, mostly dis liked the new arrangement, because they considered that high pressure spread over 9% hours for five days was much more severe than the old systom, and that they were compelled to speiul Saturday, not...
Rabbiters on Strike. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Rabbiters on §1rike. It is reported from Goulbum thai Messrs. Curtis and Curtis have closed the Buugeudore Freezing Works, in consequence of the dis pute with the trappers, who decline to accept the px-ices offered for the supply of rabbits. At Orange on Friday a large meeting of rabbit trappers unani mously decided not to accept the of?er of the Orange Freezing Works i o£ 4d per pair for small and 5d for large rabbits. The offer of the Blayney Company of 4 cl for large rabbits was also rejected. A pro posal to hold out for 5Vid all round aves accepted. A deputation waited on tlio local manager and asked for 5J,£d all round, but the manager refused to entertain the proposal. .Mr. E. Richards, organ iser of the Australian Rabbit Trap pers' Union, said that, next season he would ask all tho trappers to de mand 7d a pair all round. Mr. (Jowan, manager of the Orange works, considers tho proposal to be nonsense, and he says that the men aro making big money at present, and plonty would w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
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The Markets. HOMEBUSH STOCK MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
The Markets. HOMKBUSII STUCK MAKKICTS. Messrs. Harrison, Jones, and Devlin, Ltd., report that at Homebush on Monday I/,000 odd sheep and lambs were penned generally comprising good useful trade descriptions, including several lots of prime heavy weights, also a number of ewes. Crossbrcds were fully represented, including a larger number of hoggets primer quality than usual. There was a full attcndancc of buyers, includi ng the* Sydney Meat Pres. Coy. and one or two exporters. Supplies proved within require" i mcnts and prices showed practically no alteration on late rates. A small supply of lambs was forward and the market was firmer than the best of Thursday last. Re-stockers again operated on the lower grade description. There were 1,720 cattlc, all descriptions being represented, the majoritv being useful trade sorts, with several yards of good fresh quality and occasional yards of prime. Buyers were well represented including all sections of the trade and sales opened very firm ...
HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. A special meeting of the commit tee of the Forbes Hospital was held in the Council Chambers on Monday night. There wore present the president, Mr. G. 1&lt;\ Cochrane, aiul Messrs. Tuohey, Blanche, Harris, Stone, Burton, Sam and Edwards. It was decided that the application of Miss Vera Whyburn, of Itaglau, near Balhurst, should bo accepted Cor appointment as probationer nurse at the hospital. The date of the annual meeting of subscribers was fixed for 29th January, and the draft of the annual report and treasurer's statement was accepted for printing and circulation amongst the subscribers.
CURRAN DEVONPORT DRAMATIC COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
CUKJKAX 1)15 YON PORT DRAMATIC COMPANY. Tlie Curran Devonport Dramatic Company was tlie attraction in the Town Hall on Friday night last for a crowded house. The play staged was "The Man They Could Not Hang," and its intensely exciting character served to keep the inter est of the large audience at a high pitch throughout the evening. The play was excellently staged, and the \arious artists x'crl'ornicd in a man ner highly creditable to themselves and provocative of general apprecia tion and applause from the audi ence. The company appeared again on Saturday night, when the fami liar drama, "Kast Lynno," was staged. But the week end is in variably a bad night for travelling companies in Forbes, and the audi ence was scarcely a representative one.
SHIRE ROADS AND PLANT WORK [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
I 8HIKE ltOAJDS AND PLANT WORK A Jemalong Shire ratepayer who signed the petition recently presen ted to the Council against the pur chase of additional road making plant expressed in conversation a day or two ago his objection to (lie plant work. With the plant, he pointed out, the roads were not made wide enough, and he urged j that it was necessary to have the formation of sufficient width to en able two loaded drays to pass one another without fear of either of them being bogged in the soft earth generally met with at the side of the metal. He instanced one of the roads made by the aid of the plant as not being wide enough for that purpose, and urged that it was a reasonable thing to ask that roads should be wide enough for traffic requirements, even if the construc tion did not proceed quite at the same pacc. It would be interest ing to have some explanation on this as to whether the plant used is not capable of making wider roads, or why, if it is, they are not so j made. Or i...
MONDAY'S WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
MONDAY'S WEATHER. The climatic conditions that pre vailed on Monday were such as to render them worthy of a paragraph on that subject alone. The day dawned close and sultry, and as the hours advanced the heat became more intense until by midday the thermometer registration was consid erably ahead of what it has previ ously been during this summer. The maximum official registration at the post office was 106.3 degrees. To make matters more disagree able still, a strong wind accompan ied by constant clouds of dust -was in evidence. About three o'clock in the afternoon a heavy storm began to rise, and for a time the wind blew and the thunder roared, and the lightning flashed in lively style, until half an hour later the wel come rain came to relieve the op pression. The storm lasted till close on to five o'clock, by which time the atmosphere was consider ably cooler but still close. At nine o'clock at niglit another wind and rain storm broke, and continued un til about eleven. The wind...
FREE LESSONS IN ART SEWING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
KItliJD LESSONS IN AItT SEWING. J The Singer Sewing Machine Co. have opened a shop at the corner of Sheriff and Camp streets, oppos ite the gardens, and. from Monday next a lady instructor will he en gaged to give lessons on the darner, art and drawn thread work. No charge is being made for the lessons which will be continued daily, and should be highly appreciated by the ladies of the town and district.
CLEARING SALE AT BENA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
CLEARING SALE AT BUNA. Messrs. W. II. Davie,s, Wyalong, announces the sale by auction on Thursday, the 15th February, of the whole of the stock and plant belong ing to Mr. Win. Kidley, junr., of "Grenoble," Bena. The stock com prises 23 horses of various descrip tions, and 106 head of cattlo, and there is a large assortment of farm machinery. The household furni ture is also to be disposed of. Mr. Ridley has leased the property to his sons, and everything is for ab solute sale.
New Income Tax Legislation. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Mew income Tax Legisla tion. The Commissioners of Taxation in vitc special attention to tiie provi sions of the recently passed In come Tax Act of 19.11, the altera tions and amendments embodied in which will, without doubt, affect a great many more people than have been called upon for returns and payments during recent years. The principal provisions of the new Act are therefore clearly set out in the appended summary:— Income derived from the use, oav nership, or cultivation of any class of land and wheresoever situated in iV.S.AV. is now subject to tax. Hitherto farmers deriving' their in come from wheat growing, sheep or cattle farming, etc.., 011 freehold lands have been exempt from income tax. That is not so now, and a re turn must be made of the income so derived. Graziers in the eastern and cen tral divisions were, .under the pro visions of the Taxation Amending Act of 19 OG, exempted from income tax. That Act has now been amended, and by the provisions of j the Income Tax ...
WORKS COMMITTEE AT CONDOBOLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
WOHliS COMMITTEE AT COMJO BOLIX. The members of the Parliament.- i ary Public Works Committee sir- ■ rived at CondoUoliu 011 Friday last. : and commenccd taking evidence re- | gardnig the proposed extension of the railway from Coiulobolin to Broken Hill. In the evening the visitors were entertained at a smoke social in the Itoyal Hall, the May or, Alderman D. U. Taskcr, junr., presiding. The committeo stayed at Coiulobolin til! Monday, and then left l'or Kuabalong en route for Broken Hill, the trip to which place across the route ol' the pro posed railway will extend over this 1 and next week.
State Government's Programme. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
State Oovennment's Pro- I gramme. ) When the Premier returns to Syd ney, the Government, will come to a final decision as to the work to be submitted to Parliament upon the session being resumed next month. Mr. Holman said 011 Saturday that it was proposed to give up the re mainder of the session primarily to land legislation, the measures to be submitted including an amending land bill, a consolidating bill, and a declaratory hill. Outside of land legislation there will be a bill deal ing with the savings banks, a work men's dwelling bill, measures deal ing with a greater Sydney, and a greater Newcastle, and the Supreme Court and Circuit Court Act Amend ment Bill. The financial measures introduced by Mr. Dacey will bo carried to completion. "If," said Mr. Holman, "we can get. these measures through, we shall be in a position to arrange for a substantial recess, to give mem bers a chance to recuperate. We ought to be in a position to close the session by the end of March. By this ti...
THIRD TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
THIRD TEST MATCH. Up to the close of play on Mon day, the third te3t match went very much In favor of the Englishmen. In response to Australia's poor show ing of 133, England totalled 501, of which Hobbs made 187, and Foster 71. Cotter was the moat success ful Australian bowler, taking four wickets for 125. Dr. Ilordern sec ured two for 143, Kelleway 1 for 46 Minnett 2 for 54, and Armstrong 1 for 43. In their second innings the Australians at the close of play had lost one wicket for 96, Kelleway be ing bowled for 37. Bardeley 46, and Carter 4, were not out.