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The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Dalgety and Co., Ltd., telegraph the opening sales in the second series of wool auctions at Sydney took place on Monday, when they submitted a representative cata logue of 6000 bales. A very strong mar ket was experienced, all sections of buyers competing keenly at a leyel of prices a shade higher than closing December rates. Continental representatives secured the bulk of the offerings, while Bradford put in a strong demand for crossbreds, and Japanese buyers secured a number of the liner merino lines. Their top price in greasies was i3Jci'cl per pound for A. Hooke's wool from Walcha. The Pastoral Finance Association, Ltd., report that the opening sales of the second half of the season were held on the 15th inst. The [ridding w.is spirited, and val ues generally were quite equal to the best rates ruling at the December sales. At their next sale they will offer 5,580 bales comprising wool from all districts, and they anticipate reporting a good cleara...
The Local Option Poll. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
The Local Option Poll. in till the speculation that lias boon indulged in as to the possible date of (lie general election, the position of the local option vote has not liecn lost sight of, though at one time if seemed likely that the political situation would result in a ballot on "the trade" question be ing rendered impossible. A local option vote can only be taken at a general election when an inter val of IS monlh» £ has elapsed since the previous general election. Had there been a general election, for instance, when Mr. Hoi man ten dered the Government's resignation on behalf of Mr. M'Gowen, no op tion question could have been Hubmi led to I he voters; and, as the last general election took place on Octo ber 1-1, 1010, (he same condition prevails until April :l 1 next. If the general election lakes place on April ly, Local Option will play no par!, in it; if the election is on the 15th Local Option will he there, as on the last occasion. The question lias been raised in mm! o...
Forbes Police Court. THURSDAY, JANUARY 18. (Before Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Forbes Poiice Court . THURSDAY, JANUARY 18. (Beforo Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M.) . Jamea William Gibbous was charged with having absented himself from tlio hired sev viorf-of J. J. Waldron, of the .Metropolitan Hotel, at Forbes on tlio previous day. Air. Iloymoud appeared for accused, who plead ed cause to show. ConsfcaUlo Bowden deposed that ho saw accused at the railway station about 4.30 011 the previous afternoon, and in answer to ''witness he said lie was going (o Sydney by the train. . Wituess told-him lie had a war rant for hia arrest nnd thon took him to the lock-up. Accused said that on tlio previous day lie had given a week's notice, but that would not .be up until next week. John J. Waldron, lieensoe of the Metrop olitan Hotel, deposed that accused was en guged for witness by bis Sydnoy ageut as a general useful niau^ and ho produced an agreement dated 10th January. At three o'clook on YVodnosday witness discovered that accused had takou Ins tilings away and loft the hotel. Acc...
TRAMWAY MEN AND BADGES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
TRAMWAY MEN AND BADGES. In Brisbane yesterday the tramway men wore metal badges for the first time, de noting that they arc members of the union. Unruly scenes occurred in the city.through the day, non unionists being hooted. No trains ran last night. The manager .of the Brisbane Tramway Com pany, it is reported, intends to insist on "observance of the regulation which pro : hibits the wearing of badges by the em ployees of the company.
Drink and High Wages. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Drink and High Wages. A Grunvillo authority, referring to the activities of Christmas trade, romarked to an "Argus" roportor that ho noted one great evil arising from tho high wages now paid to tho younger members of the community! Never beforo, ho said, hail he seon so much drunkenness amongst boys and young men. If this youthful in tomperanco was generally prevalent, tho , matter is surely ono for tlio very gravest consideration. German (111 London, wanting a ticket for High ITolborn)—to 'bus conductor: "I vant von 'igh 'opon." 'Bus.Conductor: "You want wot?" Gorman: "I vant von 'igh 'opon.'7 'Bus Conductor: "Well, shut t'other
A FIGHT FOR LIFE. Thrilling Story of a Hwroic Struggle. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
A FIGHT FOB LIFE. Thrilling- story of a Horoio Stxngcflo. Complete details! have been rocolved o£ the tragic dentil of Captain Fred. G. Brine, of the battleship St. Vincent (flag ship of Boar-Admiral rolrso), who was swept overboard during a heavy tempest soon after rounding • Land's Bud, last month. Captain Brine, who was a son-in law of Mr. J. 13. Bettlngton, of Oatlonds, I'arramatta, had only just read news of his promotion from commander to tho ranlt of captain, and was, in fact, soon to leave tho St. Vincent to take up his new command. The battlo squadron, it appears, en countered tho full force of a wind blow ins with hnrricano force from-tho south west, with a mountainous sea, which washed tho vessols fore and aft, and caused all hatches on tho ships to bo closely battened down. At G.30 a.m., Cap tain Brine was informed that tho port accommodation ladder, still hanging over tho ship's side, was being broken up by the sea, and lie Immediately wont on dock to see If it could be...
Commons Trustees Meeting A QUESTION OF ALIENATION [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Commons Trustees Meeting A QUESTION OF ALIENATION Tlie postponed meeting ol" trustees of the ..Forbes common "was held at the conclusion of the Council meet ing' on Tuesday night. Trustee. Ed wards was in the chair, andr .there were presnt ... Trustees lleymond,: Patterson, Lee, Gaggin, and Hunter. The minutes of the meeting held on 6th December were confirmed, and the statement of accounts by the secretary showed that receipts since last meeting 'totalled £5 14s, while the present "credit balance to (lie common fund was £1G Gs 4d. The statement was received on the motion of Trustees Patterson and Lee. The stock inspector, Mr. :AVi ' G.: 'Howling, wrote in reference to the recent deaths on the common thro ugh sheep having eaten of poisoned grass, suggesting the advisability of the trustees having re-erected not ice boards in conspicuous places warning; owners of sheep of the liability at times to their stock dying it" they should eat of the grass.-.-.There was a notice .board erecte...
A Parson-Priest's Boning Bout. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
A Pareon-PrloBt's Boning Sout. At Jjongreach, the capital of the pastor al country in Central Queensland, the Rov Father Lane and Rev. Hulton-Sama are organising a big boxing1 tournament in aid of the 'Reach Hospital. Big nomina tions have been received, and the energetic promoters hope to raise £200 for the In stitution. Hulton-Sams is tho best man for Ids inches in the sister State, and Father Lane is ono of the moat eloquent and cultured of tho cloth. To suffer and be strong is not easy, bat courage grows with use. There aro a million or more species of insects in tho world, It costs £110,000,000 ovory weok to run tho world's railways. In ovory "Oh, my father," slumbers deep 11 '' Horo, my child,''—Tholuck. Tho smallest coin current in Europe is tho Greek lepton, which is worth one tenth of a penny. Evory man is supposed to know hio own business, but it is often hard to convince his friends that he doeo.
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
LOCAL ITEfVIS. -Messrs. Dalgety unci Co., Ltd., Al- . bury, announce a special sale of ! :ifi,(100 store sheep, to be held at Al bury on Thursday of next, wc'.k, the 25th instant. M W. Boon has disposed of his business as a carrier in Forbes to Mr. G. Hugo, and the former wiJl shortly be leaving Forbes to. take up his residence in the metropolitan district We arc asked to state that copies of the schedule l'or Mudgee show may be obtained at. Mr. J. II. Bates' office, Forbes, or direct from (lie secretary at Mudgee, Air. P. J. Griffin. Messrs. Pearce and Williams and Lioyd and Clark, auctioneers, adver advevtise a gigantic clearing sale to take place at Cashmere 10 miles from Parkes, on the Moloug road, on a date to be announced . Tnc dcatli is announced of Mrs. 10. Grenenger, mother of Senior-. Sergeant Grenenger, of Pares. The sad event occurred at North Sydney on Saturday last. The deceased was 70 years of age. A reminder may be given to dis trict race supporters that a hos pital ...
METHODIST FOREIGN MISSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
.MMTUOmST FOUEIUN MISSIONS. The annual public meeting in furtherance of the interests of the foreign mission work was held in llie Methodist Church on Thursday night, when an address was deliv ered by Rev. Michael Bembrick, of Dubbo. There was a lair attend ance. The visiting speaker was in troduced to the gathering by Rev. A. W. Pax-ton, who presided. Iiev. ill-. Bembrick spoke for about three quarters of an hour in very inter esting fashion concerning the island )f Samoa and its people. In a descriptive narrative lie recounted many of the leading characteristics of the island, emphasising especially (he great beauty of the scenery. The climate was not, however, fav orable to settlers from other parts, as tlie thermometer registrations, though they rarely exceeded 100 de grees, never went below SO, so that the year was one constant summer. At the conclusion of the address a collection was taken up in aid of the foreign mission funds, and it was stated that the amount would bo .augm...
The Late Dean McAuliffe. MONTH'S MIND AT BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
The Late Dean McAuliffe. MONTH'S MIND AT BATHURST. I A Month's Mind, in respect of the late Dean of Forbes, the very Rev. Dr. Me Auliffe, was celebrated in St- Michael and St. John's Cathedral at Bathurst on Wed nesday morning at ten o'clock. At the cere mony there was a large gathering to pay respect to to the deceased clergyman, and amongst those present were a goodly num ber of representatives from Forbes and Orange, who journeyed specially to Bath urst for the purpose of being present. The ceremony was a long and impressive one. The altar was draped in black, and out side the altar rails reposed the catafalque similary draped His Lordship, Dr. Dunne, Bishop of Bathurst, presided at the altar, and there were also present: The Right Rev. Mon signor Long, V.G. (Wellington), the Right Rev. Monsignor O Donovan, V.F. ( Mud gee), the Revs J. J. O'JJriscoll (Kogarah) and C. J. McAulifl'e (Lanibtont, relatives i of the deceased, Veu. Archdeakon Mc Grath (Rockley), Very Rev. D O'Kennedy P...
Leeds & Co's. Stock Sales [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Leeds & Go's. Stock Sales On Wednesday Messrs. J. S. Leeds and Co. conducted one of the most successful sales of sheep and cattle yet held ill Orange corporation yards. The attend ance of buyers was remarkable for their numbers. Never before have so many stock men been seen at the yards. They came from all over the State, a fact which speaks volumes for I he importance of the Orange market. Bidding was brisk throughout, and all lines were eagerly sought after. From every point of view the sale was a good one. Mr. E. T./Mc Neilly wielded the hammer in his usual energetic manner, and kept the sale-going merrily from start to finish. Most of the stock was in fair condition. In all 2000, head of cattle wnre sold; the bulk of the supply coming from Springfield. Three and four year old bullocks sold to £5 5s; 2 year-old steers, £2 10s to £3 ; 3 to's-year old cows, i'3 to i'4 15s ; and heifers 2 year-old, from £2 to £2 10s. Ten thous and sheep sold at good rates. A splendid line of...
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. The shooting in the trophy competition by members of the Forbes Riile Club has been suspended this week, as the Austra lian Light Horsemen are engaged in their annual musketry course. A. number of nllemen went out on Wednesday after noon, however, and had practice shooting at 500 and 600 yards. Scorcs are appen ded:— J. C. lenkinson J. Fielder — McDougall C. O Buckland A. Peppercorn F. Crippen D. Hansard G. White S. P. ForrI J. Patterson W Boon J. Girdham W. Patterson S. Hill — Callaghan 500 000 Total, 30 32 62 31 28 59 28 30 59 31 25 56 29 26 "55 ' 26 29 55 21 • 27 48 26 22 48 27 18 .45 23 20 43 23 20 43 19 21 40 24 io 34 25 —' 25 — 20 20
MR. "TED." WHEATLEY'S FUNERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912
MR. "TED." WHEATLEY'S FUNERAL. The funeral on Wednesday morn- &nbsp; ing of the late John James Edward Wheatley, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wheatley, of Camp Hill, was largely attended. The cortege proceeded from the hospital, where the de- ceased young man died on the pre- vious day. The remains were in- terred in the Church of England portion of the cemetery. The mem- bers of the Manchester Unity Odd- fellows, with which deceased was affiliated, took part in the funeral procession, and the lodge funeral service was read at the graveside by the chaplain of the order. Rev. C. Caton conducted the service accord- ing to the rites of the Church of England. Mr. T. Twist had charge of the arrangements for the inter- ment.