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Forbes Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
Forbes Jockey Club. A mooting oL: the ccniinittee oJ! the-Forbes Jockey Club was lieltl '.at.- the Albion Hotel on Thursday ev ■eninjr. Mr. W. C. Brooke resid ent) was in the chair, and the. oth 'ers -present were Messrs Broadbent. Dan vers, Gilchrist, ■ Bates, • Dunn, Loaelt, Jteyniond, Bejisson, and the secretary,; Mr. - Moloney. An ampli cation l'rom the committee of the H.A.G.B. Society i'or the useoC the course on -which' to hold their race meeting ou March 20th was ap proved von the motion -of Messrs Reymond ■ and Gilchrist, ;on : - the same terms as last year . The;'principal business before , the meeting was the appointmentof: ^ delegate ■ to represent the club at: the Western District Racing Asso ciation meeting- at 'Orange, on 9th February.- Discussion took place a to -whether: the> appointment : of; a deiega te other than: Mr. C. - S. Mc Phillamy would - rob- that gentleman, of his position as president- ot. the association. It was eventuajly agreed, that this should n...
THE HOTEL KOSCIUSKO. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
THE HOTEL KOSCIUSKO. ■But very few weeks now remain be fore tlio winter season commences for the summer trip to ML Kosciusko. In June the Alpine Carnivals will be in full swing, uiiil visitors who desire to enjoy a pleasant holiday and escape the enervating heat of the lowlands should book now for the Hotel Kos ciusko. Situated 0,000 feet above sea level, almost twice the altitude of the Illue Mountains, the Kosciusko Kid^e enjoy,s a wonderful summer climate— mild, bright, and bracing. The. atmos phere is rarefied and inviirorafinir. and lias a health-giving effect upon the sys tem. There is :t diversity of occupation for the summer tourist—trout fishing, mountaineering, indoor and outdoor games, such as tennis and billiards. From the Hotel trips are made daily to the summit; to view the wonderful scenery of panoramas of crags and val leys, and Ihe Alpine Lakes. The Government Tourist Bureau, Chains Mouse, Sydney, will supply full infor mation.
The Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
The Markets. :The Co-operative Wool and Produce Co;,' Lt., report that at their sale this week ! there was a keen demand, especially for all good wools of fine quality free from burr, which was sold in sellers -favour.. JBurry and faulty-lines also received strong support. • - Dalgety and- Company; Ltd., report under date of 24th instant that they sub mitted a thoroughly representative cata logue of 6,500 bales on Tuesday last to a very large attendance of'the trade. A general demand was experienced with ex ceedingly keen all round competition at well maintained prices. Many lines of the best greasy fleece were taken for America and Japan, while there was also brisk bidding from Germany and France, as well as for Yorkshire, for all medium to good descriptions. 'J lie top price of the day in greasies, and the record for the New Year, viz , I4?4d per Ilj , was secured by them for the estate ot the late G. H. V Jenkins' Herbert Park wool from Armi dale. i Messrs. John Bridge ami Co., L...
SHIRTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
SHX&TS. TIio onward march of civilisation lias Its obstacles. Shirt being made for man, and not man for shirts; every time a man gets a now shirt or one comes back from the laundry, the moral uplift neods the application of the safety brake and the emergency clutch to keep us from dropping into the collar again. Shirts are made of various kinds of ma terials. After the sewing is finished, they are left for a few hours in a strong mixture of glue and concrete. This fast ens the back to the bosom and sticks the sleeves together. Button-holes are then made in the neckband, and the hand is then steeped in cement so that the lnitton-holes cannot be opened. The bosom is then adorned with buttons. These buttons are sewed on with one weak thread, so that when you try to button the shirt, after having pried it apart with a paper-knife and strong language, the button;) will (ly away merrily. Shirts that are laundered arc always sent back with the lower button buttoned in, and all the ...
Liberal Organisation. MR. W. H. CLUTTON'S WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
Liberal Organisation. MR. W. H. GLUTTON'S WORK. Mr. W. II. Clutton, organiser for the Liberal Association-in Ashbuvnliam elec toiate, returned to Forbes on Tuesday, and in the evening he met a few: of the members of the local Liberal Association committee in an informal assembly, and gave a summary of his work during, the past fortnight in the outlying portions' of the electorate. He said that lie went direct from Sydney to Peak Hill. From ■that centre he visited the new closer settle ment area at Mungery. At last election there were only 12 votes altogether at that place, but now, out of 96 names on the roll, his inquiries.showed that only nine, could be classed as doubttu! in the Liberal interest. At Wy anga, another centre in the same locality, lie had a meeting at which there were over 50 people preuent, some coming a great distance, and they formed one of the strongest branches yet organised in the electorate. On the fol lowing night he held a meeting at another part of the set...
A GOLDFIELDS SKETCH. THE LADY SPECULATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
I A GOLDFIELDS SKETCH. I __TIIE LADY SPECULATOR. (By VAL. JAMESON.) I had just remarked to Suo, "It's too dull for anything. I wish something would happen—a cyclone or an earth quake, anything to relievo tho mono tony." "Don't wish for sensation," said Suo. "It is tempting trouble. As a rule, when people express a wish of that kind it is followed by uuploasant experi ences." "Well," I grumbled, "nothing over happens here to enliven existence." It was raining, and ive did not hear the approach of the mail coach till Peter pulled up at the door. "'Lady passenger aboard," he bel lowed. "Hurrah!" I responded, running out to welcome the visitor, whoever she was. My brother Tom and Peter, the driver, had some difficulty in landing the passenger. She was a woman of generous proportions, and she was floppy and helpless after her long drivo. At last she was safely guided into our hospitable hands. Rivers and tribu taries flowed from her clothing. It was the worlc of a moment to reniovo her w...
TO MAKE COURT PLASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
TO MAKE COXJKT PI.A8TER. •Soulc a i;ufl!cicnt quantity of itunfiliiKs in ■warm water for twenty-four houro; expobe It to heat over the lire till the greater part of the water is dissipated, and supply Itn place by proof Hpirlt.s of wine, which will combine with the iniri tflafiK. .Strain the whole through a piece of open linen, taking cure that the con sistency of the mixture t;hall be t;uch that, who&icool, it may form a jelly. Stretch a piece of black or lie.sli-coloreil silk on a wooden frame, and fix It- by meanti of tackf). Then apply the l,slnj.;laf..s (alter it ha» been rendered liquid by gentle hcuU to the Milk with a brush of line hair. An noun an the lli'Bt coatinj; Ik dry, apply a (second, and, if the urtielc Ih to he very superior, a third coating. When dry, cover with two or three coatings of balaam of Peru.
A LADY'S THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
A LADY'S THOUGHTS. A wail of angry protest has recently gone forth from tho London "Daily Ex press" against tho custom of promiscuous kisbing among women. ""Why," urges tho writer, plaintivoly, "should women kiss every timo they meet?" Twenty four trophies of fominino affection were grudgingly gathered in the courso of a morning call, and tho victim, smarting under tho tyranny of a senseless social custom, has risen in her wrath to demand its suppression. Putting aside for the mo ment tho morcly sentimental aspect of the question,,and regarding it from a hygienic standpoint, there is no doubt that wo men generally would gain by tho discon tinuance of a practice which has in it so much that is objectionable. Far more to bo condemned, however, even than this habit, is the one which so many grown people indulge, namely, tho indiscrimin ate kissing of children, moro particularly of babies and littlo children. Surely 011 behalf of theso long-suffering littlo ones, Homo protest is nccesBa...
THE NEW CHAMPION. Sam. McVea, the Vanquisher of Langford. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
THE NEW CHAMPION. Sam. McYea, the Van&lt;iiiiahor of Xianalord. In an article in the "Lone Hnmd," be fore the artistic exhibition of the noble art of self-defence by S. MeVea and S. Langford, at the Sydney Stadium, Hugh D. Mcintosh, who brought tho black bro thers together, was prophetic. Ho wrote: '' As regards strength and swiftness, consider tho case of Sain McVca. When ho first burst on Paris, five vears aero, tho natives wero stupefied. They had soon giants and wrestlers, "strong men," the products of physical eulturo schools, but nover such an exhibition of sheer animal strength and quickness as tho new arrival displayed. McVea is a truly wonderful study in the ring. His figuro is probably as near to perfection for tho purposes of hand-to-hand combat as tho human .frame has arrived at. Ho is oft. lOin. in height, and in condition he weighs 1-lst. 51b. His neck, what there is of it. resembles a tree trunk, and tho musclcs stand out on Mb back and shoulders liko ant-heap...
PINNACLE STATION CLEARING SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
t'lN.VK'LI': STATION CI.K.YKlXli S.M.K. Particulars appear in this issue of the of ferings at the clearing sale to be held at Pinnacle station on Wednesday, 14th Feb ruary. This property has recently changed hands, and the result is the instructions to Mr. Claude A. Archer, of Grenfell, and the New Zealand Loan and 'Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd., of Sydney, auctioneers in conjunction, to conduct the auction. The sheep, emtio, and horses, as well as the principal lines of machinery and plant, ate listed in the advertisement, which will be read with interest and profit by possible purchasers. HOYS AX J.) .MUX'S CLOTHING, HATS VXD KUIItT.S AT MAXSON'S s \ u;
ADDRESS BY MR. VARNEY PARKES, M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
AJUUKUSS .BY Ml!. YAKXKY I'AKKKS, >1.1,.A. Word has been received by Mr. lavage, secretary of the Forbes branch of the Liberal Association, that i\lr. Varney Parkes, M.L.A., will visit Forbes next Fri day, 2nd February. Arrangements are being made lor him to deliver a political address in the Town llall in the evening. Mr. Parkes, who is the member for Can terbury, a suburban electorate, is well known as a staunch lighter in the Liberal interests, and an address by him should be the occasion of a large attendance and much interest.
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
LOCAL ITEMS. The usual monthly meetirig"6f the For bes branch of the Farmers and Settlers' Association has been convened for this Saturday afternoon, at 2.30 £&lt;>,->00 "WORTH or (JJBXlSRALi DRAVERY AT "VIjAXKD BOAVN" PRICES AT MANSON'S. Eugowra recreation reserve trustees aie inviting tenders for the erection of a sad dling paddock on the ground. Plans may be seen at Mr. Kirby's at Eugowra. The Railway Department announces the issue of cheap tickets to Melbourne byv train leaving Forbes at 4.50 p.m. on Wed nesday, February 7'h. • A team of cricketers from Molong arranged a-visit to; Forbes for : An niversary Day, and. a match against a Forhes reprosentative/-v'-team':-v-waS' set down for tlie day. MAN,SON'S sriiClAL STOCKTAK ING SAIjIO CONTINUES 1'Olt THIiKti WEEKS. Mi". W. Clark, of Messrs. Boyd and Clark, and Mr. J. H. Mcintosh, solicitor, of Parkes, were in Forbes on Tuesday, en route for a fortnight's holiday motor tour through the southern districts of.the State...
LET THE EMINENT VIENNA OPTICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
LUX TUB K.UIXUXT YLUNNA OP TICIAN TEST YOUR SIGHT. At the very first signs of failing or defective vision you should have your eyes attended to without de l;iy. Mr. Basser, the eminent Vi enna- Ophthalmic Optician, will be in this town on the date mention ed below, when .your .eyes may. be scientifically and skilfully tested iree of charge, and suitable glass es supplied if necessary. This gen :tieman has secured high credent ials, by examination in the, leading Optical Institutes of Vienna, Berlin, -bresden, London, and New York. He is also qualified Master o£ the British Optical Association. Mr. Basser may be consulted in person at the Albion Hotel, Forbes, ' on Tuesday, March . 5tli. Mr. Bas scr's permanent address nl,Q'lis H'juse, Sydney.
Forbes Police Court. THURSDAY, JANUARY 25. Before Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
Forbes Police Court. THURSDAY, JANUARY Iioforo Mr. .J. .lamieson, Charles Roger Kerr, arrested 'warrant, was charged that at Forbes on j the 24th January he did threaten Edith j Mary Kerr, whereby the complainant j apprehends violence to her person, and j prays for the accused to be required to enter into recognisances with sureties to keep the peace. Accused pleaded cause to show, Mr. Moloney appeared for the prosecution. Senior Countable Kammell gave evi dence of the arrest of the accuscd on the previous day. Mrs. E. M. Kerr, examined by Mr. Moloney, deposed that accused had been under the influence of drink since 17th December, and had since then given a lot of trouble. On the previous day became in the shop about seven o'clock in the morning, and abused her, and used very bad language to her. In addition to those employed in the shop, a crowd of about a hundred people gatnered in the street at the time of the row, : - William Haynes, order boy employed by Mrs. Kerr, gave-evidenc...
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. Meinbeis of Forbes Rille Club bad ar rangements for Anniversary Day for a | match against Bumberry team on the local j range. The following team were selected to represent Forbes:—T. Kelly, J Fielder, H. L. Reazley, J. H. Bates (captain), A. 1 Miller, J. li. Has*al), A. McDongall, W. ! Shervington, P. Ford and T. Twist ; ! emergencies K. Kelly and U. O. Buckland. I A " 13 " team was also selected, and all i shooters outside the " A " team were to be j handicapped to compete for a trophy pre sented by Mr. E. J. Grinsted, , The second shoot for tlu Major Mc- 1 Donnell rifle and trophies presented by Messrs. A. J. Baldock and j. P. Murphy will take place on next Wednesday and Saturday at the 500 and 600 yard ranges.
SUNDIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
SUNDIALS. The antiquity of the sundial is not tho least of its charms. Primitive man ob tained some idea ol' the timo by placing a stick in the ground and noting how tho shadow i'cll. Tho uncicut Orcoks had their sundials, and among tho Elgin Marbles 111 the British Museum is to bo found a 'four-faced dial unearthed at Athens. Tho Komans adopted sundials from tho Greeks, and Cicero has placed on record the fact that he possessed ono at his villa. The general adoption of ■sundials throughout tho civilised world' was duo to clerical influence, l'or the early Popes ordered that sundials should bo placed oa various churches, in order that the people could ascertain tho hour of tho (J ay. Tho iiso ol' sundials in England may he said to date from the introduction of Christianity. The Venerable liede speci ally interested himself in tho matter, and every monastery hail its sundial. After a time every man of substance boasted one, and tlu> old prints depicting Eliza bethan gardens always...
FORECASTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
FORECASTS. .Roseliill (Sydney), Sat., Jan. 27th; January Stakes, 6f. •— Winsome 1, Barley Water- 2, Sylvaiidei' ■ or Maltchester 3. Granville Stakes, lm-r-Sealiam 1, Berber 2, O.D.V. 3. Juvenile Stakes, 5f.-—Amy C. 1, Firm 2, Marasca 3. ' Welter, Gf.—George Gunn 1, Un limited Loo 2, Solomon or Moruglii 3. Itoyeliill Hdep/1 Vi m.—Lady Wild 1, O.D.V. 2, Crofton or Chaste 3. Carlingford- Mile-7-Kyloe 1, C.H. 2, Wool 3. ,
Sydney Sporting Letter "The looker-on sees most of the game." [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
Sydney Sporting Letter BY LOOKJJK OX. 'Tlio lookcr-on wees most of the mo." Between 15 and 2 0 thousand peo ple attended the opening of the two-day A..I.C. Anniversary meeting at rSandwiek last Saturday, and the \bac,kers among tliem saw the favorites downed in four races, while one of the winners of the two remaining events started at odds oil, and the other halved fav oritism On the first day, at any rate, if was au "Adversity" meet ing. In the Trial Stakes, one mile, twelve runners, three of my selec tions, Odist, loli and Idyia, filled the places finishing loli, Odist, Id yia. The winner is a 3-year-od filly by Birkenhead (.imp.) from Isolt, and is trained by A. Foley for John M'Douald . Bred in Now Zealand, she has hitherto been reserved for Kandwiek when backed for Sydney suburban events. Seaham was 2 to 1 favorite, and loli was the outsider of the dozen, starting at 15 to 1. With a 121b. allowance, she car ried G-ll, and Iiadlow had a high old mount. Moving- Picture represent...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
Return Thanks. THE Family of the late Mrs. ELIZA O'BRIEN wish to Thank Dr. Delohery for his kind attention, also Mrs. F. Peters and other kind friends for letters of condolence and sympathy cards in their reccnt sad bereavement. Return Thanks. MR. and MRS W. WHEATLEY, Camp &nbsp; Hill, and family desire to return their thanks to Dr Delohery, the Matron of the Forbes Hospital and Nurse Whelan, and &nbsp; all friends who rendered such generous assistance and sent expressions of sympathy during their late breavement
BIG SHEEP MORTALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 27 January 1912
BIG SHEEP MORTALITY. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; John Ryan, of Chetwynd, Victoria, &nbsp; placed 500 sheep on scrub land to graze, and on the following day found that three hundred of them were dead He at- &nbsp; tributes the mortality to the sheep having eaten the everlasting daisy. &nbsp;