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Wyalong Farmers and Settlers. MR. A. KELLY BROUGHT TO BOOK. Refusal to Ask for Dissolution. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Wyalong Farmers and Settlers. MK. A. KELLY BROUGHT TO BOOK. Refusal to Ask for Dissolution. At the meeting last week of the Wyalong branch of the Farmers aucl Settlers' Association, portion of the business transacted was iu connect ion with the motion passed at the previous meeting, instructing Mr. IvelJy, member for the district,- to request the Premier to .bring about a dissolution of Parliament, as the present parties were evenly balan ced, and seeing that the vital issue of leasehold versus freehold was at stake, aucl that the voice of the people was not taken on this ques tion at the last general election, It appears that Mr. Kelly replied in a curt manner, and declined, to use his own words, "to be made a buffer between the Government and a few disappointed Liberals." Ho also returned the letters. The president, Mr. Thos. King, designated the reply of Mr. Kelly as being' in keeping with certain pro ceedings in Parliament. lie main tained that Mr. Kelly should have presented th...
Races to Come [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Races to Come The Western District Racing Asso ciation lias alloted the following dates ior the 1912 season: — Woodstock, January 26th. Batliurst, January 25th and 26 th. Lagoon, Feruary 3rd. W.D.R.A., Orange, Feb. 9th & 10th. Wallerawang, February 17 th, Gilgandra, February 21 and 2 2. Koorowatha, February 2Sth. Orange, March 1st. and 2nd. Orange Picnics, March 5tli & 6th. Forbes, March 7th and 8th. Parkes. March 13th and 14tli. Orange llicrnians, March Kith. Mudgee, March ll!th. Cowra Hibernians, March 20tli. Forbes Hibernians, March 20th. Grenl'ell Hibernians, March 22nd. Wallerawang, March 23rd. Molong, 28th and 29tli. Eugowra, April 3rd. Cowra, April 8th and 9th. Canowindra, April 11th. Goolagong, April 12th. Oondobolin, April 16 and 17. Guigong, April 17tli. Batliurst, April 19, 20. and 22... Mudgee, April 26th and 27thd. Duhbo, April 26tli and 271it Grenfell, May 1 and 2 (may alter. Wellington, May 1st and 2nd. Trangle, May 7tli and St.li. Wellington Picnic, M...
Do Fire Companies Over-Insure? Murrumburrah Coroner Contradicted [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Fire Companies Over Insure? Mumimburrali Coroner Contradicted Tlie asertion made by Mi* Jolin Bourke, the Coroner at Murrumbur rali, in tho course of his finding in respect to a local l'lro as reported in our late telegrams iu last issue, to the effect that tlie prevalence oi' incendiarism was largely due to stock and premises being "over-in sured by greedy companies and in competent agents," has been denied by. several of the large Sydney com panies. It was stated in refutation that over-insurance is never permitted wilfully; and, as a matter of fact, every possiblo precaution is taken to avoid it, The leading firms deny that they or their agents give countenance to such practices, and whenovor cases of over-insuranco do occur they are due either to mis representation or to a combination of circumstances which make it easy for an error to happen, even when the greatest care is exercised. "I am quite sure," said Mr. Kelso King, of the Mercantile Mutual Fire Insurance Company, Ltd., ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
| They are GOOD boots boots that any man would T | have a pride in wearing boots that are made by 5 i Marshall's of Richmond, Victoria, who specialise on | Men's boots only——make nothing else but men' I boots-—and consequently the MARSHALL BOOT s is the most perfect Men's Boot in Australia. Knowing this, wo have secured the agency for Forbes and recommeud these Boots to all male readers of this paper. Prices from 14s to 25s. These prices may seem a little higher than those for S other brandB but MARSHALL'S Boots are guaran 1] teed to give more than ordinary wear and comfort H and to always keep their shape. | Also, we can fit you with a Smart Dressy 11 Boot at 8s Hd.
Death in the Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
Death in the Hospital. The death occurred in the Forbes hospital during yesterday (Tuesday) morning of John James Edward Wheatley, son of Mr. and &nbsp; Mrs. W. Wheatley, of Camp Hill. The deceased young man was 22 years of age. He came into promi- &nbsp; nence a couple of years ago by &nbsp; his uccessful endeavors in the res- cue from drowning in the Lachlan river near the botanical gardens of Mrs. J. Mesaner and two of her children and Miss Ayward. This was on Anniversary Day in 1910. Later Mr. Wheatley, who was pop- ularly known as "Ted," was the recipient at a public gathering in the Town Hall of the Royal Ship- wreck Relief and Humane Society's certificate and medal in recognition of his bravery. The deceased was admitted to the hospital on New Year's Day suffering from typhoid fever, though prior to that he had been in ill health. His condition showed little improvement, and his end came as stated. He was a native of Forbes, and had resided here with h...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 January 1912
The annual meeting in the Methodist Church in aid of the foreign mission funds is announced for Thursday night, when the visiting deputation, Kev. M. Bembrick, of Dubbo, will deliver an address During the last couple of weeks, Mr. W. PI. Glutton, Liberal organiser, in Ashburnlnim electorate, has been engaged in the Peak Hill ant! adjoining districts. He reports having held meetings and formed branches of the Liberal Associa tion at Wyanga and Mungery. A memorial service in connection with the recent death in Forbes of the Very . Rev. Dean McAuliffe is to be held in the Roman Catholic cathedral at Bathuist to day, Wednesday. Father Casey left Forbes for Bathurst by yesterday after noon's train, so as to be present at the service. Mr. L. W. Dawson, who some few months ago opened business in Forbes as a stock and station agent, was recently obliged to undergo a serious operation, for which purpose he was admitted to a pri vate hospital in Sydney. We are pleased to learn that the operat...
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL WES FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. /"f ? These Notes arc Issued every week, undor the pergonal supervision of the Hon. J, L. TrefltS Minister of Agriculture, Ami are Utscd mainly on the experiments of tho Department. The Department, can eolve many prohlcmB concerning the land and production which would bo Impracticable to the individual producer. Departments of Agriculture aro proat educative forces in all countries dependent upon their primary resources. Tlrey may he rejfanled as cuntnd representative agencies, front which springs the material for the pursuance o! improved methods in utilising the eoil. Tho Minister peeks the rural press as a medium for denominating the results or the scientific and practical Invcstlpndons of hN Department, in the hope that the information disclosed from time to time may assist the Individual producer atul !he StAte ^enorolJy. Should any farmer desiro Information relevant to his work on the land, not referred to in these Notes a...
37 AGRICULTURE. Scientific Cultivation and Drought. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
No. 37. AGRICULTURE. I Scientific Cultivation and Drought. "Tlie greatest evils of drought arc due to Ignorant treatment of the soil." The ffirmer who lifts been practising a haphazard system of soil cultivation— with the consequent losses in crop yields whenever a season of irregular rainfall occurs—should seriously con sider the above remarks from "Camp boll's Scientific Farmer." While there may be ample ralnfnll in the aggregate during a season to pro- | duce a payable crop of wheat, it rarely —if ever—Is regular enough during the growing period of the crop to give the plants their maximum requirement of moisture. Ilonce the necessity to storo [ in the soil as much of the goneral rain fall for tie crop to draw upon as pos sible—not to let it evaporate through neglect of precautionary methods of I cultivation. It has been pointed out time and agMn, and exemplified In prac- i tire, that moisture can he held In the soil in a manner which enables the plants to make continuous and ben...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
•WORMS. THE CH!LDREN'S ENEMY. Mrs. J. I). Keith, of 119 l.'aisley St., Foolscra.v, Melbourne, sends tiiis voluntary statement to say that liar thrco children liavo at various times bcc.i affected with _Thread Worms and that-on each occasion she had used Comstock's "Dead Sliot " .Worm Pellets with excellent results. . "My three children," v.ritos Mrs. J. D. Keith, "have suffered at different times from Thread Worms, and havo used Comstogk-'s ' Dead Shot ' Worm Pellets. I found they wore splendid, for after the third dose they passed a number of small worms. I gavo them Dr. Morse's Indian Root pills, also as directed, to clear the bowels. Some time after symptoms appearod again, and I used them once^'noro and they proved effective. My child ren havo not boon troubled since, and that is now two years ago. You may use this for publication if you desire. Undoubtoly 'there is no greater onomy to the Health, Happiness, and Comfort of children than the pre sence of worms.' Parents should bo...
Will the King Visit Australia. HIS MAJESTY'S DESIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Will the King Visit Aus tralia. IIIS MAJESTY'S DESIRE). The " Daily Telegraph " on Tues day gavo publicity to the following from their London correspondenta writing under date December 15th S "It is generally believed that King George went to India against tha strongly expre??ed wishes of his Ministers. It was considered thafc the risk of his Majesty's appear ance in India, in view of the many cases of sedition, was unwise. If current story is to be believed, however, the King and Queen mads light of the danger, and refused to [ believe that among their Indian subjects there could be found any | who would attempt a Royal assass* ination. The King is said to hoI&lt;3 the opinion that the Empire would bo much strengthened by the oc casional visit of the reigning mon arch to all of its greater parts, and it is understood that he has pressed this view upon his adviserB. In deed. I have it upon very high authority that King Georga and Queen Mary wish to re-viait Aus tralia and Ca...
TOM'S LAGOON RECEIVING OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
TOM'S LAGOON RECEIVING OFFICE. Hon. Thos. Brown, M.P., forwards copy of letter he has received from the Postal Department with refer ence to the receiving office at Tom's Lagoon. The communication reads as follows:—"With reference to the communication of the 16th October last presented by you from Tom's Lagoon Progress Association, re questing that a receiving office be established at Tom's Lagoon, I have to intimate tluit the matter has been inquired into, but a suitable person with centrally situated pre mises willing to undertake the dut ies of receiving office keeper could not be found. The request, cannot, therefore, it is regretted, be acceded ! to. If, however, the interested resi j dents nominate a suitable person to act as receiving office keeper for the nominal allowance of £1 per aunum, tbe question o£ establishing the desired facility, and the provision of mail service between Tom's Lag oon and Forbes will receive further consideration. Yours faithfully, E. J. Young, Dep...
LESSONS FROM ABROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
LESSONS FROM ABROAD. Aid. Thomas Hughes was l'ir.jt. Lord Mayor o£ Sydney, Ho whs also foi' about two years president of tlio .Royal-Commission on "'y im provements. .7u.st returned lYom an extended tour aroad, a tiaregriua tion which embraced l'aris, Berlin, Buda-Pesth, and other nolv.ble cit ies, not (;o ineiifion London, ho h;>» been remurkitm, in the cour.so of press interviews, that there iu ' room, for a good cltal of improve ment iu the management of cify streets. London with its enormous daily traffic, is clean in comparison with Sydney, and tbo splendid condi tion of the streets in the Continen tal eitics makes the comparison still laore to our disadvantage. Tho cleanliness of: the modern European city, witli Us beautiful asphalt road ways and up-to-date meethods of road cleaning-, lias.to be seen to be appreciated. Tlio German cities letd ,tlio. world in those respects. As far as parks and gardens are con cerned, .Sydney does not make a bad show,.-but still there is* a ...
TELEPHONES TO WARROO. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
TELEPHONES TO WARROO. Application was made some time ego by residents along the roacl be tween Forbes and "Warroo for the es tablishment of communication by telephone with (lie Forbes exchange. Hon. Thos. Brown, M.P., now for wards copy of a communication lie has receiveed from the Deputy Postmaster General, Sydney, in re ply to a letter presented by him from Mr. A. J. Sweeney, Wilbertroy, respecting the applications, intima ting that necessary instructions had been issued to the postmaster at Forbes to arrange for the erec tion of the Government portion of tl)c line, and it is expected that the work will shortly be completed. On inquiry from the local post master, we learn that some six residents along the road in ques tion are being added to the ex change and the work of erecting the lines has been under way this week.
GO ON TO THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
GO ON TO THE LAND. Here arc a few figures taken from the recent compilation of tlie Government Statist regarding the yield from tho land. Agriculture now meanss about ten million sterl ing per annum to tho State. The value of the output of tho agricul tural industry of the Stato has more than doubled since Federation. Iu value for 1911 wheat was a long distance ahead—£4,303,310. Next camo hay, £1,S82,220. Market gar dens produced to the value of £1533, 01)0, orchards £272,290, potatoes £UC8,030, maizo £791,060, sugar cane, £150,500. For tho year ended 31st March, 1911, the area under crop was 3,381,921 acres: total value of produce £9,193,000; aver age value per, acre £2 10s 2d, Tho acreage under crop in 1910 3,174, S00 acres) was less than that of last year, but tho total valuo of tho production was hlghor, being £10, 90S,320, while the average value per acre, £3 8s 9d, was also higher. Tho iota! valuo produced in '1910 was tho highest on record for the State, as was also tho avera...
STILL ON THE UP GRADE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
STILL ON THIS UP GRADE. .. Just now in tlio commercial world: few studies, if any, are so interest ing and educative as that of the upward tendency of all wages and prices. This up-lifting, is in pro gress all along the lines fj'onl A to Z in tlio business calendar, and just where it is likely to bulge out on a fresh spot at. any minute is be yond the power of any one to fore see. Yet another instance lias eomo to light, this time in con nection with shipping freights. It concerns Avhoat shippors directly, and other shippers indirectly. The liarquo Inverlyon is said to have re fused 28/9 per ton to load wheat at Sydney for tho Channel. Her' owners asked 20/G while the own ers of a steamer asked 32/6. An other barque got 27s per ton, a ship 27s 3d, and a second ship, for South Australian wheat 20s 6d per tori. These rates are from 7-s 6d to 10s per ton higher than the ruling quo tations this time last year, and it means that the grower will get that much less for his grain. ;
LOCAL AND GENERAL. COLLECTING WHEAT SAMPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
LOCAL AND GENERAL. l'01Xi:CTIN&lt;; WHKAT NA.MPLKS. A report from Parkes .states dial .Mr. M. J I. Reynolds, ol' tin? Cowra Kxonment.nl Farm, visited tliat town this week for the purpose of col lecting samples of wheat which the Department of Agriculture intend to utilise in determining the fair ave rage quality of (his season's wheat independently of (he f.a.q. standard fix id by the Chamber of Commerce. Similar samples arc being collected in all the principal wheat growing areas. This action has been taken owing to the widespread dissat.is tion expressed by the fanners at the present method of fixing the standard.
THE CHEAP AND NASTY WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
TH13 CHEAP AND NASTY .WAY. Sydney's harbor, also its favorite surfing bays and -beaches' aro shamefully dosecrated, not by the caroiess, thoughtless, irresponsible householder who usually comes in for a. heavy share of whatever blame is going, but by municipal councils. The sanitary and scien tific way, and withal the clean and stU'o way, to dispose of garbage is to cremate it. The cheap and nas ty, way is to tow it outside the Heads and dump it overboard where by a good deal of it washes baclc ou the foreshores and the beaches. Sale au observant but indignant citizen jn one of the morning' papers during the week: "It is high timo steps wore taken by those in authority to prevent garbage barges discharging their refuse outside Sydney Har bour. It is ft ahunw to see our beautiful beaches strewn with such rubbish. This morning it was; posi tively offensive bathing in the surf. If this nuisance is not put a stop to at once surf-bathing at iUanly, Bondi and Coogoe will be doomed." What ...
A GRENFELL RESIDENT'S DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
A GHEXFEL'Ij RESIDENT' DEPARTURE. Mr. Arthur Grimm, who lias boon long associated with the public life of the Grenfell district., will shortly take his departure and settle near Sydney. Mr. Grimm coutebted tlio electorate of which Grenfell forms a part, against Jir, Holraan, and was defeated by a narrow majority. He has been associated with many public bodies, including the V/eddin Shire Council, of which he is noV president • : «
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1912. RABBITS ON THE COMMON. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 1912. KABBITS OA THE CO.ADIOX. A measure of local interest lias been focussed this week on the con tinued prevalence of tlie rabbit pest and the efforts to suppress it. This was by virtue of the prosecu tions at the instance of the Pastures Protection Board, which took place at the police court on Tuesday last, and particularly the case against the aldermen of the municipality in their capacity as trustees of the common. This was the second time within the comparatively short per iod of six months that tlie inspector of tho P.P. Board had deemed it his duty to report oil the efforts of the trustees to keep down the pest 011 tlie land under their con trol as being unsatisfactory, and that tlie board had resolved ' to follow up that report with the cus tomary legal proceedings. There seems reason to suggest, however, that in these proceedings both the inspector and the board have been a little over zealous in the adoption of the rather arbitrary...