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OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 20 January 1912

OBITUARY. The death was announced on     Thursday morning of Mrs. Esther   Young, a widow, and a resident of the town of long standing. The   deceased lady passed away at her residence near the cricket ground. She had been in serious ill-health for some considerable time past, suf- fering from an internal complaint, and early in the week her trouble became so acute as to render her death liable at any time. The     actual cause of death was given   as heart failure. The deceas- ed was 78 years of age. She is survived by an adult family, all of whom are well known in the town and district. The funeral took place on Friday morning, when the interment of the body was made in the Church of England section of the general cemetery. The service   at the graveside was conducted by   the Rev. Carus Caton while the fun- eral arrangements were in the hands of Mr. W. E. Luthje. T...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
To Destroy Sheep Flies. EXPERIMENTS TO BE UNDERTAKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

To Destroy Sheep Flies. EXPERIMENTS TO BE UNDER TAKEX, A prospect ol' practical experimen work being immediately undertak en iu. regard to the blow fly pest of Sheep has been opened up by the offer of the committee of the Rab bit Destruction Fund to provide the sinews ol" war. Recently the com mittee of this fund wrote to the Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Trel'le, asing him to have the matter of the investigation of the blow fly problem brought before the Prem iers' Conference, and intimating that they had a considerable balance in hand, which they were prepared to make available for the purpose if a, satisfactory scheme of experiments were devised. The Minister submitted the matter to the departmental experiment com niittee. The subject had previously been considered by this body, and the Rabbit Destruction Committee's opportune offer opened the way for action. The experiment committee took the view that if the proposal Aver© to be considered by the Pie miers' Conference, and then ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Norwich, and London Accident Assurance Association. INSURE with F.BATH &Co., District H Representatives. Personal Accident, Workmen's Compensation, and other Branches of Accident Insurance Acceptod. Terms on application. Comfort Counts in a Mao's Footwear. And both Comfort and Stylo are to be found in the foHowmg FOUR SPECIALS. They have been bought at specially low prices and are marked much lower than the usual prices. MEN'S GLACE KID BALS, neat and good quality, sewn soles MEN'S DERBY. HORSE SKIN BOOT, light, dressy and tough - MEN'S GLACIE WELTED, of fine quality Kid MEN'S KANGAROO WELTED LACE BOOT - - - - - J Yours to Boot, FORBES.

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HOMKBUSH STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

HOMKBUSK STOCK MARKET. Harrison, Jones and Devlin, Ltd , report that at Homebush on Monday 11,908 sheep and lambs were penned, comprising chiefly trade merino wethers, with prime scarce, the bulk being decidedly 011 the plain side. Ewes were well in evidence, mostly trade descriptions, and a number of indifferent sorts. Crossbreds were well represented, including several yards of really prime young descriptions Buyers were fully represented, and as the supply was within requirements late improved rates were fully maintained. Market closed firm and strong. There was a small yarding of lambs, chieily of trade quality, with only odd pens of prime. 1011 cattle were yarded. There was a sprinkling of useful light weight bullocks, prime heavy being scarcc, and the bulk of yarding were on the plain sid*:. Cows were plentiful, including odd pens of good, a large proportion of useful trade sorts, and a proportion of indifferent Market opened 5s to 10s in advance of late rates on trade quality...

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The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Messrs. John Bridge and Co., Ltd., re port that last week was a busy one in ihe wool trade, the sales having re-commenced on Monday. It is veiy satisfactory for all interested to know that the market has been strong and general, all sections of the trade operating freely, and prices are fully equal to the best rates ruling prior to the recess. News of the opening of the London January series on Tuesday last has also been received, and reports com petition strong and animated from a large section of both Iiome ana foreign buyers, with prices fully equal to the closing rates of the previous series, crossbreds being slightly better. This, for an opening day, is satisfactory, and '.ve hope that as the sales proceed the market may show further improvement.

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The Forbes Times. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1912. THE TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

The Forbes Times. .WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1912. THE TRANS-AUSTRALIAN RAIL WAY. Following so closely on the con ference; of interstate Labor leagues' delegates :'held in Hobart, the gather ing of members of the various State ministries in Melbourne last week was of almost equal Importance in relation to the conduct of affairs which are common to all the States, and also are concerned with the pol-. icy of the' Commonwealth Govern ment. ; In - one 'respect have the Premiers in their conclaves set an example . to the Labor conference ..delegates:.that is worthy of special notice. They ■were quite willing to let their deliberations be open to the light of: day. by having full pub licity given: not only to the decis ions ot the assembly, but to the discussions by which those de terminations were preceded. This openness will not result in any harm to the relations of the Premiers and others of Cabinet rank towards each other, while it unquestionably attracts to the gath ering a more gener...

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Ghastly Crime at Bingara. WOMAN MURDERED AND BURNT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Ghastly Crime at Bingara. WOMAN MURDERED AND BURNT. A ghastly discovery was made by a police search party at Bingara on Monday, when the charred remains of a young English woman named Airs. Ball were found in the bush close to the town The deceased and her husband had not liecn in the country long, and about Uvo months ago they obtained situations in a local hotel. About four days ago they disap peared, and as nothing was heard of them the police were informed. The bush in the vicinity of the town was scoured, and on Monday morning the discovery was made. Everything pointed to her having first been felled to the ground, and then to an attempt having been made to ilestroy all evidences of the grim tragedy by means of a fire. No trace of the hus band has been found, and it is feared he, too, may have met with foul play.

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. RAILWAY GUARD'S ARM BROKEN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

LOCAL AMD GENERAL RAILWAY (H'AKD'S ARM BUOliEN. While travelling from Forbes to Orange 011 Friday niglit, on tthe mail train, Mr John Patten, railway guard, had the misfortune to meet with a serious accident. When at Manildra he leant against the door o£ the break van, which he thou ght was closed, hut it suddenly t'lew open, and he was participated on to the railway line with the result that his right arm was broken. First aid was rendered by Guard Lindsay, and then the injured man was taken on to Orange, and subsequently to his home in Sydney.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Lost MOTOR C1R TAIL LAMP, between Forbes and Trundle. Finder please re .turn to— SUMMERS & PEPPERCORN, Rankin-street, Forbes. FORBES TECHNICAL. SCHOOL. THE J912 Session of the Forbes Tech nical School will begin on 5th February. Classes for instruction in Freehand Draw ing and Dressmaking and Millinery are conducted in the Lachlan Club building. The Drawing Class is held from 9 to 11 on Saturdays, and the Dressmaking and Mil linery Classes on Monday from 2 to 5 and Tuesdays from 10 to I. Full particulars may be had from the respective Teachers, \ir. O. S. M. Taylor and Miss E. A. .Burr, during class hours. J. \V. TURNER, Superintendent ot Technical Education, Sydney, I2th January, 1912. 3b4l, SHIRE OF JE1L0NG, TENDERS, endorsed as such, will be received by the undersigned up to 4 p.m. on Friday, 2nd February, 1912, for the following work :—Contract 1912-1. Metalling, with stone boxing, about 10 chains, on the North Condobolin Road. Stone to be be supplied from Grudgery Mount...

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STUD SHEEP FOR MANILA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

STUD SIIEEP FOR MANILA, Two gentlemen are just now visiting Sydney who have been entrusted by the United States Government with the pur chase of a trial shipment of New South Wales stud sheep for the Philippine Islands. The business is being effected through Messrs Goldsbrough Mort, & Co, Ltd., who have chosen rams from Grong Grong, on the Murrumbidgee, and the ewes from Mr. T. M. Dunn's Weelong Estate ats Forbes, The selection of the latter has been left entirely in the hands of Mr. Dunn, and tbey will reacn Sydney in time to catch the boat which leaves on the 29th inst, This shipment will be watched with considerable interest as it is confi dently hoped it will result in a good sheep trade being opened up with Manila.

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Quarterly Licensing Court. INSPECTOR'S STRICTURES ON HOTELS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Quarterly Licensing Court. INSPECTOR'S STRICTURES ON HOTELS. The quarterly sitting of the Forbes Licensing Court was held at the court house on Tuesday morning, before Messrs. J. Jamieson, L.M., and W. G. Dowling. The report of Licensing Inspector Nolan was perused by the bench and then the chairman stated that he noticed that in some respects the report was not very satisfactory, in regard to sanitary and bath room accommodation. The inspector said the complaint was not serious enough to warrant action under the Liquor Act, but the Municipal Council were proceeding in some cases under the 7.ocal Government Act to secure compli ance with the ordinances. The chairman said that it was abso lutely necessary that utmost attention should be paid to sanitary accommodation and the bath rooms and also to the water supply. The inspector : Wc recognise that, especially with the present danger of typhoid. The chairman : Even apart from that danger, it is absolutely necessary for the comfort an...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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A FLOOD EFFECT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

A FLOOD EFFECT. At the last meeting of Waugoola Shire Council, at Cowra, a communi cation was received from Constable Ruffles, Goolagong, stating that the recent flood in the Lachlan caused a small landslip of the river bank immediately under the bridge, and the fii'st set of wooden piles sui porting the. bridge were now only 12 feet from the edge of the bank. Another fresh would probably take (ho piles into the river, and cause sreat damage, whilst same could now be avoided at a small cost, it was decided by the Council to ob tain a report from the engineer on the matter.

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To-day's Telegrams. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Sydney, Tuesday. Mr \V ado, referring to Mr. Hol man'b proposals for the cosaion oi' certain i»owors of legislation to the Commonwealth by the States, says that they are fraught with grave danger to the States, and if tho States adopt thorn the Common wealth will have achieved as much as if the referenda last year had been carried. Between three and four thousand wharf laborers held a mass meeting at the Town Hall this morning and decided emphatically against the acceptance of the employers' offer of .la 5d per hour for ordinary time ai.'d 2s 1 '/i il per hour overtime. Mr. Stuart Robertson, M.L.A., speaking at a meeting' of shop as sistants at dinner last night, advo cated the adoption of drastic action l'f the Legislative Council refused to pass Labor legislation Tho Minister for Agriculture is arranging for the importation of throe high class Clydesdale stallions lor stud purposes on the various State farms. Two thousand pounds have boon set apart for this pur pose. The animals w...

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HEAVY WHEAT LOADS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

HEAVY WHEAT LOADS. Considerable interest was manifested along Lachlan-street on Monday morning in the progress towards the railway station of three heavily laden loads of wheat, which had come in from Mr. C. H, Grieve'a Mylandra Park estate. Each waggon carried ISO bags of wheat and weighed about 16 tons in the gross or 13 tons without the waggon. The bullock teams, which were a fine conditioned set of animals, were attached 26 to one load, yoked fcur abreasi, and 20 to each of the other two. Share farming is carried on extensively at Mylandra Park, and the wheat is being brought to Forbes this year for despatch by rail instead of to Grenfell as in former seasons. The first loads were brought into town last week and there is stated to be sufficient still on hand to necessitate a third trip by the bullock teams.

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Late General News. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Late Genera! News. ? Francis Birtles, tlic overland cy clist, reached Adelaide oil Monday night from Perth, after having been 20 % days awheel. A lire broke out in a newsagency business at Glenbrook, Blue Moun tains, yesterday morning. The flames spread rapidly, and the ad joining residence, and the whole township, was threatened. The iner from the deviation works rendered valuable assistance in getting the conflagration under. Hordern is suffering from rlieuma tism in the arm, and there is some doubt about his playing in the fourth test match, It Is understood that Mr. CI. S. Beeby, Minister for Lands, will make public before the end of the present month details in connec tion with land available for settle ment in the west and other dis tricts. At tlio Premiers' Conference on Monday Mr. McGowen moved that the conference is unable to agree to the proposal put before it by the Prime Minister, but makes the following offer in lien thereof:— (1) In consideration of the Com monwealth B...

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General Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Genera! Notes. Progress is being made slowly, but let us hope surely, towards some definiteness as to the admin istration and further settlement of the Northern Territory. At the end of the week it was announced from Melbourne that the Minister for External Affairs had appointed Mr. J. T. Ramsay, of the Government High School Farm at Shepparton, to be manager of the experimental farm to be established at the Daly River in the Northern Terri tory. The salary is £350 a year. Mr. Ramsay will leave about Febru ary 14, and will talco with him horses and equipment. Then a move is at last being made to fill the position of Administrator of the Northern Territory. The salary at tached Is £1500 a year, and the j External Affairs Department had I hundreds of applications. Recently | it \v:is announced that the Minister j was looking for a man. Before the doors opened next morning 40 more applications had been received, moat of the candidates calling in person to press ilioil* claims. "I have ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

8HEEP0WNKES' INSTALL tanoyk oil engines. ---" c.r Full particulars on application W. 1. IME1, UBiSl a 6®., Forbes Agents for Dainty & (Jo'a. Machmevy Department, ;:"izza C7J c& J?S the Oldest Established Paper in the District, and is now in its Jubilee Year, having first seen the light in 1861. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: The " TIMES " to-day is furnishing the Public with all iho 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 accepted by all business people as the Standard Advertising Medium of the Town and District. Every effort is made in the " TIMES " to assist the Progress and Development of the Town and District by directing attention .roguia.rly and consistently to its potentialities. :: :: :: :: :: Terms of Subscription.—5s per Quarter ; 20s per Annum in Advance ; 8ing'Ie Copy 3d. Advertising Rates.—3s for first inoli, and Is 6d for each sucoeeding' inoli f...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

Religious Services CHURCH OK KNGLAN1) Sunday, January 28—Forlie?, li a.m. ,, ,, ,, Forbes, 7.HO p.m. „ ,, ,, Unci; Yammn, 3 p.111 Rev. T. 1). Duustiui. Sunday, January '2S~Gillenbine, 11 a.in, „ „ „ Fitiel.i, 2.80 p.m. ,, ,, ,, Trundle, 7.30 p.m. Rev. Cams Caton. SALVATION ARMY. Kueli Sunday, at 7 n,ni., 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7.30 )) 111. Each Friday, at S p.m. H. III. - Captain Anderson, Lieutetiaut Cole. [A CARD.] Day and Night Telephone 103. Funeral Director. j RanksEi-street, FORBES. An Up-to-dat.. MOURNING .] CARRIAGE at Patrons' service. | Estd 18S5. ..Tel. 59. fw. IQ LUTHJJS, a I —THE LEADING — | Funeral Director, liaukin Street, Forbes. Publication Notice. OWING to the Anniversary Day holi day on FRIDAY NEXT, 26th inst., the NEXT ISSUE of the "FORBES TIMES" will be published as early as possible on FRIDAY MORNING, instead of in the evening, as usual. Advertisers, correspondents, and others having matterinsertion of which is desired in next issue will greatly oblige by leaving...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 January 1912

MET TIIE EMINENT VIENNA OP TICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. At the very first signs of failing or defective vision you should have your eyes attended to without de lay. Mr. Bassor, the eminent Vi enna Ophthalmic Optician, will bo in this town on Tuesday, January 23rd, 1912, when your eyes may bo scientifically and skilfully tested tree of charge, and suitable glass es supplied if necessary. This gen tleman has secured high credent" ials, by examination in tho leading Optical Institutes of Vienna, Bsrllnj Lresden, London, and Now York, He in also n qualified Master o£ ths British Optical Association. Mr. Bassor may be consulted in person at tho Albion Hotel, Forbes, on Tuesday, January 23rd. Mr. Bas sor's permanent address Chs/jjg Houee, Sydney,.

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