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FEDERAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
FEDERAL CORRESPONDENCE. Mi* T. Brown, M.P., furnishes, us with departmental information, as follows:— . Tin Mines Postal Service.—-A triweekly mail will be established from 1st January to run between Tulla\x=req-\ more and Toutville, via the tin mines, and the present Flfield—r-Toutville service will be discontinued. The new mail will run Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Consent has been given to change the name of Balderodgery to Baldry. The project of maKIng telephonic communication between Bogan, Gate and Coiidobolin, with connections at Yarrabandai and Carlachy, is favorably: viewed, and will be undertaken as early as possible.
AN OLD RESIDENT ON HOLIDAY. FORBES-STOCKINBINGAL LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
AN OLD RES8DENT ON HOLIDAY. FORBES-STOCKINBINGAL LINE. Mr A. R. De Plevitz, a quondam resident of Forbes, has bedn spending his leave of absence in the country around Forbes, arid leaves this afternoon, on the expiration of his holiday, for Sydney. Mr De Plevitz was transferred some five years ago from the'Lands Department to the Department of Public Works, where he is now employed. Remembering that the surveyors who engaged iu completing the permanent' survey of this proposed line passed through Forbes some thre» weeks ago, the representative of "The Forbes Advocate" asked Mr De Plovltz if he had information with regard to the end of the line from which the work would be started, but beyond the statement that the surveyors had been sent out by the Public Works Department some three weeks ago, he had nothing to say; he could offer no opinion as to when or where the work would be commenced. It is generally known, as was stated In this paper, that the surveyors departed from Forbes In...
DEATH BY DROWNING. AT BEN ROBINSON'S BEND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
AT BEN ROBINSON'S BEND/ A little girl named Mary Blaine O'Connell, 9' years and 9 months old, was drowned yesterday at a -spot about two miles up the Lachlan River from Forbes, known as Ben Robinson's bend. Three of her cousins, named Elizabeth Clark (15), James Clark (.13), and Pat. ClarK (10) were with her about 11 o'clock paddling about in the shallow water on the sandy, gently sloping bank of the river; after paddling about for some time, the three Claries came out, calling to deceased to follow. She replied, "Alright, as soon as I have a wash," and being undressed, she waded out- into deeper water, and sank. Elizabeth Clark saw her sink, and calling to her brothers, they all entered the water, where the elder boy managed to catch hold of the little one1 as she was sinking, but she pulled him under with her, whereupon he released his hold, and being a poor swimmer, made his way to the shore with difficulty. According to the children's story, deceased did not rise again to the su...
A.O.F. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
fi.O.F. ELECTION OF OFFICERS. At the meeting of Court Lachlany Ancient Order of Foresters, on Monday night, the following officers were elected:—C.R., Bro. R. E. Cummins; S.C.R.,_Bro. D. Bevan S.W., Bro. W.' Johnson; J.W., Bro. N. E. Johnson; S.B., Bro; R. Saunders; J.B., Bro. S. G. White; Auditors, Bros. N, J. Smith and W. Johnson; Asst.. Sec., Bro.' C. Howe; Sec., Bro., W. J. Thomson; Treasurer, Bro. J. A. Harris;- dele-; gates, to annual conference, Bros} R. E. Cummins and W. J. Thomson. •
STOCK CROSSINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
STOCK CROSSINGS. The following crossings of stock, over the Forbes town common are reported by Mr T. Webb, the common ranger: December 16th.—1500 sheep from the trucking yards to Wonga\x=req-\ jong, A. B. Trlggs owner, Lee in charge. December 20th.—1000 sheep from the trucking yards to Euloma, Gordon owner, Ashcrof-t in charge. To-day.—2000 sheep from Orange to Inchgower, Golden owner, Best in charge.
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
GOLF. The semi-final of the tie for second prize in the November and December competition was played between A. Uilchrist (2) and J. H. Hassall (2) over a course of 18 holes, on Monday afternoon last, the latter winning by 3 up and 2 to play. J. J. Flannery is to play F. E. Moody, and the winner will then meet Hassall. The links are now in good order, and the green spring in the grass renders play pleasant.
PRESENTATION TO DR. DELOHERY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
PRESENTATION TO DR. DELOHERY. The committee of the Forbes District Hospital on Wednesday evening last met in the Town Hall, and presented Dr. Delohery with a handsome smoking outfit of pipes, in recognition of his services to the hospital, and as a wedding token. The president, Mr G. F. Cochrane, made the presentation, and Dr. Delohery responded briefly.
MINING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
MINING MEMS. Messrs Boyle and Rymer,- 'whose crushings have been invariably rich, are putting through a parcel of .ore at the Calare mill, and it is expected that the gold returns will be good. Mr James Saunderson, who has been treating the tailings from ttie\x=req-\ old Laclilan quartz mill by the cyanide process of gold recovery, had a. clean-up last Tuesday, and sold his bullion to the local branch of the Bank of New South Wales.
POST AND TELEGRAPH ARRANGEMENTS. FOR THE HOLIDAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
POST AND TELEGRAPH ARRANGEMENTS. FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Monday (Christmas Day), post office open for ono hour after sorting Sydney mails. All outgoing mails close at noon. Late fee letters may be posted at train .up to time of departure. 'No delivery by letter carriers. Telegraph office open from 9 to 9.30 p.m.; double rates charged. Tuesday (Boxing Day), and Monday (New Year's Day), post office open till 12 noon. All outgoing mails close at noon. Late fee letters may be posted at train up to time of departure. ' Delivery as usual by' letter carriers. Telegraph office open an on ordinary ditys.
THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON. THE MAYOR AND ALDERMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON. THE MAYOR AND ALDEKMEN. At the conclusion of the Council meeting on Tuesday night, the Mayor '•wished aldermen and the press a merry Xmas and a prosperous - new year. (Applause). Alderman Lee said they had been a happy family for the past 12 months, and his conscience told him that they had done their work well, and treated their employees reasonably, and' as well as any set of aldermen. "In return, Mr Mayor," he concluded, "we wish you a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year, and that you may long live to All the mayoral cliair." (Applause). The Mayor replied in a humorous vein, and said he wished to tell them why they were such a happy family, and did not have the same rows as in former years. The reason is, said the Mayor, that you must ask every question through the chair, and if you take kindly advice from your Mayor, you will receive every attention. (Hear, hear).
SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
SPORTING MEMS. (By Musquetoon). Following are tlie weights for Eu\x=req-\ gowra on Boxing Day: — OPENING handicap. Brave Heart, 10.12 Lady Rice, 9.5 Lad'y Stanmore, 8.0 Mandagery, 7.6 Lanty Cassidy, 7.5 Warangla, 6.12 \ . EUGOWRA handicap:, Lady Rice, 9.9 Arice, 9.9 Lady Stanmore, 8.4 Mandagery, 7.10 . Lanty Cassidy, 7.9 Warangla,-7.0 - ~ Bug, 6.9 the TROT. " Ciippen, Wonga, Redfellow,. : Phyllis L., Huon's Double—scratch. Merry Widow, 3secs. behind. Piccolo, 5secs; behind. Miss Pick, 14secs. behind. Stella, 22secs. behind. Burless, 25secs. behind. Eureka, 2 8 sees, behind. Luke, 35secs. behind. . Mr Sid. Jones, owner of Brave Heart and Arice, returned to Forbes to-day, accompanied by his brother, Mr R. H. Jones, who has been shooting particularly well at the Sydney Gun Club's ground. Odist has a good outside chance in the Villiers Stakes, to be decided to-morrow, and should be worth an investment. The same remark applies to King Bee's engagement in the Summer Cup. The Handicap Trot...
CHURCH OF ENGLAND. SUNDAY, 24th DECEMBER, 1911. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
CHURCH OF ENGLAND. SUNDAY, 24th DECEMBER, 1911. Forbes, 11 and 7.30 p.m.; Back Yamma, 3.—Rev. T. D. Dunstan. Gillenbine, 11; Fifleld, 2.30; Trundle, 7.30.—Rev. Carus Caton. Christmas Day.—Holy Communion, 8 a.m.; Matins, 11 a.m.—Rev. T. D, Dunstan.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
AT "KULGOA," BEDGERABONG. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10th, 1912 Horses. Cattle. Machinery. EDWARD WEAVER & COY. Have received instructions from FJ J. MARTiEL.ESQ. (who has recently5., sold his "Kulgoa" Property) to sell by Public Auction, ON THE GROUND, "KULGOA" ESTATE. LACHLAN RIVER, BEDGERABON^\x=req-\ on WEDNESDAY, 10th JANUARY, At 11 a.m., CATTLE. 1 Bull. 50Head of Cows- (some .with youn calves, and others in calf), splen did milkers 15 Young Cattle, from G to 12 months old. HORSES. 8 Draught Horses. 3 Light Saddle and Harness Horses. 2 Mares, with Foals at foot, and ii1 foal to Blackwood Chief. MACHINERY. 1 Massey-Harris Harvester. 1 Massey-Harris 3-Furrow Plough. 2 4-Furrow Disc Ploughs. 1 Cultivator. 1 Set Harrows. 2 Separators (one new and the • other in good working order). 12 Sets of Plough Chains. SUNDRIES. Dray, Waggonette and Harness, Horse Chaff-cutter, Pump and Piping, One New Sulky and Harness, Furniture and Effects," and numerous other articles. TERMS CASH. EDWARD W...
FORBES RIFLE RANGE. PRACTICE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
PRACTICE SHOOTING, Tlie team to shoot against Eu\x=req-\ gowra on Boxing Day, at Forbes, will be selected from tlie following members:—J. ~H. Bates, J. Fielder, J. H. Hassall, A. Miller, T. Twist, P. Ford, W. Shervington, H. Beasley, C. 0". Buckland, H. Hand. A target will be available for practice for other members -not included in the team. Luncheon will be provided for those shooting in the match, but not for other members. The match rifle presented to the club by Major M'Donnell (Forbes) is now oh exhibition in J. Meagher ana Co.'s window. Trophies presented by Messrs Sher\x=req-\ vington and Beasley for first prize (gold medal), and trophy presented by Mr C. P. Ford (second prize), for New Year's Day, are on exhibition in Mr A. G. F. Bollinger's window. Shooting for cakes, etc., on Christmas morning will start at 9.30 a.m. sharp. At the range yesterday and on Saturday last,, the following scores were put up: — JT'Fielder P.Ford J 30' CI. Shervington/ . . ... 29 22 Ul J 30 , 21 ...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. SYDNEY FAT STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
COMMERCIAL NEWS. SYDNEY FAT STOCK REPORT. Weaver and Perry report as follows, under date 19th inst.: — Fat Cattle.—At yesterday's sales there were 1900 cattle yarded,- the quality generally being good, rough descriptions- being in shorter. supply than usual. Buyers were in large attendance, competition was keen throughout, and last day's firm rates were well maintained, with a tendency to improvmeent for prime light weights. Fat Calves.—Large supplies continue to reach ,_the city yards and Flemington, all descriptions being represented. The demand has been very brisk from the trade, also from exporters, and excellent values readily obtained, prime young vealers a month to three months old selling particularly well. Fat Sheep.—Moderate supplies forward. Only 9000, Including lambs, were penned yesterday, when there was a good demand, and values generally were on a par with last day's rates. Best crossbred wethers making 14/6 to 18/6, crossbred ewes 13/- to 14/6. Best merino wethers ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 22 December 1911
>OK At the fact that preparations for the . - '" . Festive Season • . COMMENCE WITH THE TABLE. >We are offering you the VERY ^BEST ^Pork, Lamb, Beef and Mutton AT ECONOMICAL PRICES. Everything kept Fresh and Clean in Our Up-to-date Freezing Room. Don't forget to call upon us when frou are providing for the festive 'board. Irs. E. M. KERR, FAMILY BUTCHER, Nankin Street. ET*p ! lie Fire Insurance Go., Ltd. Head Office: 95 Pitt-street, Sydney. ALDERMAN THOMAS HUGHES, J.P., Chairman of Board of Advice. ROBERT KERR, Manager. FINANCIAL POSITION: December 31st, 1906— Capital Paid Up ....... £ 37,500 Reserve Fund r. .. . £ 20,250; Balance Carried Forward £19,383' -Funds'Actually in Hand £77,133 Subscribed Capital Uncalled £262,500' Total Security ........ £339,633 Homesteads, Woolslieds, Barn, Haystaclc, Growing Crops, and all Classes of Risks Insured at Lowest Rates.\ . ED. WEAVER' & CO. WE are ready -with a host of suggestions to answer your question. Never before liave we b...