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No title FORBES JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
I'OIlHIiS JOCKKY (.'Mil. 'i.n-? programme for the two days' racing at the autumn meeting of the Forbes Jockey Club on March appears in another column in this issue. 1'rize money amounting (o .UlfiO is distributed over ten events On the opening day the chief attrac tion ji the Autumn Handicap, which carries LMI sovs. tlie distance being one L.;j;e, whilst on the second doy the Fcrbes Jockey Club Handicap, one mile one furlong, and worth 30 sovs. v ill be run. Nominations for tlies.) i.wo events close 011 Wednes day, L'Nth February sit. !' p.m., and the weights will be declared on list. March. The night of entry for the le:: • events is Tuesday, 5LH .March. Mr. Moloney at the Town Hall chain b-.i!1:;, is the secretary, and from him all particulars can bo obtained ]i!vcr.r4::ing pointi; to a 'successful gathering. J
MORE PARTICULARS WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
MOKU PAHTICULARS WANTED. One oi! the duties of tlie Sydney Iiarbour Trust is to keep a record of the imports into Sydney from all sources—oversea, other States, and other ports in the State. Also, records are kept at the Customs of the imports from oversea, . The Harbour Trust keeps records of the value of imports from the other Scutes, but there are not any records kept of the value of the goods received from our own State ports, though that would appear to bo of greater interest and worth than arc the bare particulars of tonnage. Tlio records kept show that 2,177,577 tons of goods enter ed the port of S.vdney in the half year to December 31. For the year ID 11 I lie imports from oversea and other States readied £34,631,407. Ihe value of imports froju New South "Wales State ports are not available, but they must run to a good many millions. Of these only a rough csLimate can bo arrived al, and that by an indirect statistical route. Thus it is stated that the butter received in Sydn...
No title JUDGE DOCKER'S ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
■h:j)GK dockick's advice. Whilst a case was in progress at the Parramatta Quarter Sessions on Monday Judge Docker asked the prosecutor, who was employed as a navvy at the railway deviation works near Penrith, and who admitted to having drank a good deal of liquor lately, if he was a married man ? The reply came : " No, I'm single." The judge next asked what wages he was get tin;;, ;md the witness answerel: Eight shillings a day." His Honor : " Don't you know you are getting those high wages on the assumption that you are a married man with a family ?" Witness shook his head. His Honor : " I would advise you to get a wife. You are not too old at 57 years. A-svil'e would take care of your money for you. It is much better to keep a wife than to keep public-: ans." (A laugh,' in which 'one or two publicans in court joined.) STOCKTAKING SAU5 AT MAN SOX'S &lt;;o XJIKRIO!
COZY-CORNER ELECTORATES [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
COZY-CORNEIl .ELECTORATES Tho Electoral Districts Commis sioners have completed their work up lo the point of having mapped out a draft plan of the proposed re distribution of seals. Tiio commis sioners stale that they are prepar ed to give full consideration lo prac ticable suggestions submitted, wilh a view to improving the draft .scheme, but the chances of its being altered to any extent are re mote. An alteration of a bound ary means an alteration of the ad joining one; that itt its turn iiK'uns tho alteration of the next, and so on from A to Z. I'rouaDiy i'ivo country seals will disappear, which means that, Sydney will bene fit to that extent. Though a good deal is from time to time written and talked about the need o£ de centralisation it seems to be that with lew exceptions all important changes of a State character make 1'nr the further benefit of Sydney againM. I lie country. Any city or suburban .State parliamentary rep resentative can travel from end to i'iiu of his elect...
No title MR. WRAGGE TO VISIT FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
>111. WliAUCJK TO A'ISIT I'OlvBUS. There is considerable interest in the an nouncement that next Tuesday night, 301I1 inst,, Mr. Clement L VVragge, the famous astronomer, lecturer, and traveller, will deliver a lecture in the Town.Hall, Forbes. During tours through England, India, and New Zealand he was greeted everywhere by crowded houses to hear his unique entertainments. His description of a voyage through the universe deals most interestingly with astronamy and allied subjects, and One pictures are shown with the aid of a first class bioscope plant illu strating the great hydrogen Ilame in the sun and weird aerial wonders. Climate and weather forecasting are also dealt with. 'J he plan of scats is at Mr. Coch rane's. On the succeeding night, Wednes day Mr. Wraggc will visit Eugowra. SHJL'KTIXCiy, XABLU DAMASKS, CAMCOKS, AT MA.N'SOWS SAJ>K.
No title THE AVIATION MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
THK AVIATION >11.ETIXG. The meeting convened by the Mayor for Tuesday night last to consider the practic" ability of raising the guarantee of £150 re el uired by the Australian aviator, Mr. YV. Hart, for a visit to Forbes, fell through Those in attendance at the appointed hour comprised the Mayor, two other aldermen the town clerk, and a couple of pressmen, and they were agreed that without some show of public interest in the matter it would be useless to proceed with the busi ness set down. If, therefore, Mr. Haitis to come to Fo:bes to give an aerial exhib ition, it must be under some other finan cial scheme than that at first proposed. S.M. VKT Ml M. Jxi;in AMJ COST WlliS AT MANSOVS SALIJ. b
CARING FOR THE BABIES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
CARING FOR THE BA1UKS. A matter of importance, not as generally known and taken advan tage o)' as it should be, is tluit in order to assist mothers in the management of tlieir children, aud thereby reduce the infantile mort ality returns, the Department of Pul lie Health has i>ut forth a pamph let 011 the management of babies, which can bo had on application from the department, or local muni cipal councils, or from chemists, who have been euppliod with copies i'or free distribution. Large num bers have been circulated. Wliere they are not obtainable locally ap plication lias only to be made for ihem, and they will be supplied The Sydney Municipal ' Council's. Health Department .under Dr. W. C. Armstrong, has been doing . a, good- deal to alleviate • sickness and possibly ultimate death for the past seven years; Dr. Armstrong's report, 1910, shows, for purposes of comparison, the results of inves ligation, in the city in 1910, and previous years. The proportion of breast led chil...
ST. ANDREW'S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
ANMVEW'S JL'IiiSSHYTKlUAX CHCKCII. . The annual business meeting of members'of St. Andrew's Presbyter ian C.:\urch, Foi;bea, was-held 011 Wednesday evening. llev. J. Mc Dowell presided; and there was a good '.attendance..': The reports of the various church organisations were' received and adopted, showing an altogether satisfactory year's work, while the statement of .ac^ counts was also eminently pleasing, The committee &lt;pf management /for: 1012 was elected, and during the evening the prizes-won by.'the 'Chil dren of the Sunday. school . in 1911 were presented. We have ■■■to thanl? the secretary, Mr. Hutchison, for copies of the reports and balance sheet, but a-summary of these doc umentK has been of necessity lielcl over until next issue. DI1ESSI0S, GLOVES, UIIiliONS, AXD LACES AX MAXSON'S SALE.
PRESENTATION TO MR. W. E. COOK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
IMUJSKXTATIOX TO MK. W. coon. A gathering of a number ol" per sona; friends of .Mr. \V. K. Cook look place at the Albion Hotel on Thusriay night, when that gentlemar was presented with a ease of pipes, a set of military hair brushes and a'■■■suit ease. Mr. Cook has been transferred, from the charge of Tom's Lagoon public school to a similar post at Old Junee, Because o£ going to press with this issue un usually early, Av3 are obliged to hold over a fuller reference to the vale dictovy function: until next issue .
CANADA THROUGH AUSTRALIAN:::::: SPECTACLES:::::: CANADIAN IMMIGRATION CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
(H A M A $ THROUGH AUSTRALIAN LAimli'A :: :: :: SPECTACLES :: :: :: CANADIAN IMMIGRATION By ROBERT McMILLAN CHAPTER XIII. The worship of the ancient is one of the strongest, deepest and most enduring traits in human nature. "The Good Old Times" is a phrase to conjure with, in spite of the fact that tiie world never before saw such widespread good times as we are having now, and, in spite of the fact also, that as knowledge and intelligence spreads, tlic world grows ever better. In England you come across bits of the old life carefully preserved, a bit of an old wall, a crumbling tower, a dry well, a tottering cottage, a relic of some sort preserved as care fully as if it was of value. In Canada nothing is very old, comparatively speaking, that is, nothing that is human. We call 1492 the limit when Columbus sailed to the .Westward in search of the way to India, but the Vikings were, here long before that, only we have no traces of them, for they built no great edifices, and left no e...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. TAMWORTH HORSE SALE [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
LOCAL AND GENERAL. I TAMWOKTH IIOItSK SAL Messis. Win. Inglis and Soil and Landers and Cantrell arc holding their annual horse sale at Taniworth from 29th January to 3rd February, when 1200 head of horses will go under the hammer. The majority of them will be draughts; the balance will comprise some exceptionally well bred ponies, also van, cart, lorry and all classes of harness horses, also good up standing saddle horses.
FOR SICK AND POOR. The Flower Distribution. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
FOB SICK AND POOR. Tlie rlowev Distribution. It was a very happy thought that gavo birth to the movement which hears this name. Spring-time is flower-time. Of the many beautiful voices of Spring, the flow ers ;are. among the sweetest. All beauty; has a divine message, and the beauty of the flowers is one of Its tenderest inter pretations. , W? .all love the • flowers. It would be a. little difllcult, though, to ac curately analyse our feelings. It is more than admiration for their beauty. They seem to touch a mysterious delicate sense within us. Their very tenderness appeals to us. We don't feel the same towards the flnest artificial flowers, and even the "everlastings" aitect us differently. We may admire them, but we take the dell catc-petalled flowers to our heart. Spring time is-flower-tlme—at least in the coun try and suburbs It'is. But In the narrow streets of the city are homes, hundreds of them, huddled as close as can be, where a flower is very seldom seen. Thore in no room...
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 1912. KEEPING THE TOWN CLEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 1912. KEEPl.V; THIS TOWX UIJSAJV. At l'irst siglit it seemed that at tlie Police Court on Tuesday the Police magistrate was. dealing un iieceseviily harshly with those of fenders against the municipal ordi nance requiring that stable accom modation should be kept clean and free from accumulations of manure, and that approved receptacles shoulrl be provided to enable refuse and rubbish to be disposed of sat isfactory. But while there will be a generous amount of sympathy ex tended to those hotellceepers and others who were called upon to pay lines of .£3 and substantial costs, for not having observed a law the requirements of 'which had not previously, so far at any rate as is publicly manifest, been brought immediattely under their notice, there is nevertheless much justification for the. walceful atti tude assumed by tlie police and the municipal inspector in the matter. And ilie magistrate was well with in his province in making it clear tha...
BEAUTIFUL CEYLON. An Isle Unspoilt by Man. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
BEAUTIFUL CEYLON. Aii Isle Unspoilt by Man. Liko an emerald-drop, suspended from tho glittoring necklace of llindostan, Cey lon liangs in tlio vory hollow of Britan nia's broad bosom. The eastern seas, though spangled as their midnight skies with spots of dolight, lap 110 gom more lovely, or of rarer quality. Her goneral boauty is discerniblo nfar off. liven be fore she comes in sight, it is said that tho mariner becomes awaro of odours borno across the ocean air as if from the groves of Paradiso. Wo ourselves, however, were somowhat ludicrously robbed of this ro mantic foretaste. Climbing sleepily but hopefully to tho upper dock at tlio ap pointed hour before dawn, surely enough an aroma so heavenly caressed our nos trils that it was nothing but a duty to awaken our friends to receive also the greeting of tho promised land. For an hour wo snuffed delightedly tho scented gale. But tho growing light revealed the true sourco of our pleasure—namoly, a cargo of fruit spread out on tho f...
SANDOW IN PLASTER OF PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
SANDOW IN PLASTER OF PARIS. Iii the British Museum is :i statue of Sandow, which, instead of being modelled by a sculptor in the ordinary way, has boon actually cast from the living figure. An articlc in the "Strand Magazine" gives a full and interesting description of how this remarkable operation was car ried out. Professor Ray Lankcster's idea 111 hav ing the cast made was to preserve for future generations a perfect type of this period. ' i ~-3g| The cast is practically unique of its kind; probably no such cast has even been attempted, not to say completed. Of course casts of hands and feet and faces aro common enough, and now and again a cast of the wholo of a human body in a recumbent, relaxed position has been taken; but this cast is entirely different, being no less than of the completo figure slantlinjr, and with the musclos in a tense condition. 'jj| The process of obtaining the moulds from the figure was a long and tedious one—indeed from first to last it occupied over a ...
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. Thrsft Notes are issued every week, under (he personal supervision of Ihc Hon. J. L. Trefl(5t Minister of Agriculture, ami an- huscd mainly on the experiments of the Department. The Department can solve many problems concerning the land a*d jircwttjction which would b« Impracticable to the individual producer. Departments of Agriculture are irreat, educative forces in all countries dependent upon their primary resources. They may he regarded as centval representative agencies, from which aprings the material for. the pursuance of improved methods in utilising the soil. The Minister seeks the rural press as a medium for disseminating the results of tho scientific and practical investigation* of hi* Department, in tht; hope that the information disclosed from timo to time, may assist the individual producer and the State generally. Should any farmer desire information relevant to his work on tho land, not referred to in those Notes at the time, a query address...
THE REVOLT IN CHINA. ITS BEARING ON THE WOOL AND WHEAT INDUSTRY OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
ITS HEARING- ON THE WOOL AND WHEAT INDUSTRY OF AUSTRALIA. Events so startling, and following in such rapid succession, in China, almost invariably heralding victory to fcho Rebel arms, so fiercely opposed to the Manclni Dynasty, have for weeks past afforded Australians subject-matter for deepost consideration. It is hut- slightly known throughout Australia that one of the main advisors of the revolutionaries, outside liis own country, is Mr. Jamos A. C'hiiev, of Junee. For many years past, Mr. Oliuey lias been an" active contemporary of Dr. Run Yat Sen and other leaders of popular thought in China, and none oulsido his own country has more en thusiasm as a lnador for the plan laid for tho present revolution and its ob jective than Mr. Chuey. Rinco the death of the lato Mr. Quong Tart, Mr. Chuoy has boon tho President of tho Cliineso Masonic Lodge in Aus tralia, which, together with tho Young China Party, ho points out, includes tho majority of the Chinese of Aus tralia, patriotic an...
Pars About People. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
Pars About People. Heeently Mr. Tliomas Hardy, tlio well-nown English novelist, con fessed to a friend, who marvelled at his wonderful knowledge of tbo English country girl, that when ho was a young man he used to writ© love-lettors for tho village girts to their soldier .sweethearts in India. "That, naturally," said Mr. Hardy,' "gave- me a. good insight into their nature and characteristics." Unlike tho majority of writers, Mr Hardy did not begin his literary labouru until fairly late' in life. He was whe-n hi;; first successful book, "Under the Greenwood Tree," was published. Prior to that ho was an architect. Tiie [act that Mi Balfour took al! llio principal prizes for Oxford sheep at the Highland Agricultural Show ;'t fn vf-.rness in a reminder that the ex-Premier lias been, longest of all, a fanner and agriculturist. Years before politics engaged his attention he was intent o nliis ag ricultural studies, and the local pap ers published during the days of his youth frequently an...