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FORBES FIRE FIGHTERS. THEIR SPLENDID WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
FORBES FIRE FIGHTERS. THEIR SPLENDID WORK. Our Forbes fire fighters have already established a reputation for quick work with the hose reel at several fire brigade competitions, but it is doubtful if they ever did smarter work than the turn-out to Hickey's fire in Templar-street on the night of the 22nd ult. It was half past 11 o'clock at night when a cry of "Fire!" arose from half a dozen throats, and following this a sheet of flamie shot out through a dense volume of black smoke. In five minutes there was a glorious conflagration, that threatened the whole block, and it looked Lombard-street to a China' orange that the fire would make a clean sweep of the wooden structures adjoining, but quick as the flames were, the firemen were up against them hard in five minutes from the first alarm, and with a good pressure of water on, the wooden tailor's shop was a black," smoking, steaming, charred shell, and the fire confined to one building within a quarter of an hour. Considering the co...
FORBES HORSES AT ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
FORBES HORSES AT ORANGE. Forbes horses made a name for themselves, and a hole In the programme, at 'the Orange New Year's Day race meeting. Onthe first day, Mr ' E. Byrne's Lady Rice won the big race (New Year's Gift), and in the chief event of the second day (Derowie Handicap) ran third. The winner of the Derowie Handicap was Mr S. Jones' Arice, who is Lady Rice's stable mate. These two. are trained by Mr Charley Smith, and all concerned are to be congratulated on such a fine performance. Another winner was the Warroo gelding, Pine Park, running for Mr S. Strickland. Pine Park accounted for the Towac Handicap nicely, and ran second in the Final' Handicap. He is. by Mr C. S. M'Phillamy.'s horse Warroo, from Ruby Rose, and seems a useful sort.
"KULGOA" CLEARING-OUT SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
"KULGOA" CLEARING-OUT SALE. A reminder is given of the clearing-out sale to be conducted by Messrs E. Weaver and Co. at "Kul\x=req-\ goa," Bedgerabong, on Wednesday next, 10th inst. The auctioneers have instructions from Mr F. J. Martel, who has recently sold "Kulgoa," to offer a number of horses and cattle and a lot of machinery and sundries. Details of the sale appear in our advertising columns.
VITAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
VITAL STATISTICS. , The registrar, Mr J. H. Hassall, kindly supplies the following figures for the quarter ended 31st December, 1911:— Births, 59 (25 males and 34 females); deaths 19 (11 males an-\x=req-\ 8 females)marriages, 17. The death,.rate would have been -very low but for the mortality in December, which equalled; that of October and November combined. The figures for the year are:—Births 240, deaths 79, marriages 69.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
11 is ^Sal! Ismcs? A Serviceable I Siiimalsunit § Forbes Freezing Go., Ltd. | The Sheep and Lamb Killing and | Freezing Department of these works i has now closed down for the Xmas j Holidays. I The Ice and Rabbit Departments ; will/not close down; ! ( Ice can be obtained right through- j out the season. v ' The Killing and Freezing Depart- j ment will -re-open on January Sth, . 1912, ,when any stock entrusted to us for treatment will have our best ; attention. | The Everyday ironmonger and Hoys© Furnisher Wishes his many friends &. j HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS —-vjrjBW' YEAR. ^ "May your success be ad'i®rpyo-U):.« sorrows subtracted'; your joys multiplied; and your disappointments divided, till naught remains but HAPPINESS and PROSPERITY for you and yours in the year 1912." With personal assurances of best attention, v\x=req-\ .:■■■■' Yours faithfully, \ J. DONAGHEY. FRUIT JARS AND PRESERVING rJ: AND STEW PANS. ■ -3 Order now. We have fuil stocks, all sizes, Sydney pribes, plus f...
CANOWINDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
CANOWINDRA. ■; The. Pride of Canowindra, Manchester Unity Independent Order of Odd fellows, held their annual sports on Monday. Beautiful weather prevailed,, and there was a record attendance. Results:—Open bicycle race,: 1 mile, G. Peters 1, W. Johnson 2; boys' footrace, B .Benley 1, W. Dawes, 2 handicap pony trot, 141 hands !and under, G. Grant's Babyl; Groucher's Dick 2; pony trot,i'l35 hands, Boyd's' Tomnvy 1, White's Flirt 2; Oddfel\x=req-\ lows' Sheffield Handicap, 120 yai'ds, Hubert Rice lVJ. jTraynor 2; high jump, A. Phillips; tlat race, Cogh\x=req-\ lan; amateur bicycl^ race, A. Scanlon; open handicap trot,; ParveH's Don 1, Sheahan!s Tuxie 2.
STOCKINBINGAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
STOCKINBINGAL. Wheat is coming in rapidly, and some good yields are being obtained. The loop that has been putyin at the local railway station; is a great boon to the carrier, as it facilitates the unloading and trucking of wheat. Recently the foundation stone of the new convent and school was laid. Dr.. Gallagher, Bishop of Goulburn, performed the ceremony. .. The sum of £ 395 was handed in: ; i
CONDOBOLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
CONDOBOLIN. The 'Rev. W. P.F. Dorph, who has •been Anglican Rector of Rockley since April last, has been offered by the -Bishop of Batliurst the incumbency of Condobolin, which he has decided to accept, and will be leaving for his new parish early in March. ; The Public Works Committee will visit Conodobolin on the 7 th January next to take evidence in connection with the proposed railway line ex\x=req-\ tension'from Condobolin to Broken Hill.:' - Constable.Matlieson, of Condobolin, who, in accordance with departmental custom^ was under suspension. from duty, pending determination of the charges preferred against him'( those .charges being proved groundless), has now. resumed-duty at Bathurst. Constable Elsworthy, of Bathurst, hag gone to Condobolin. - ''Great interest lias been created in a case that-was to" be determined at the , local . police' court on Tuesday morning, wherein a young man of respectable position is charged with riotous'conduct in the main street on Sunday night....
ARIAH PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
• AEIAH PARK. • Iii the new year over 20 farms will change hands in the Temora, Ariali Park,- Beckom, Ardlethan, and Barmedman districts. 1?lie prices paid average-about £ 3 per acre above the.cost to the sellers, which means that 20 farmers have made small fortunes in a, very short time; and their successors will also make fortunes.
ARDLETHAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
• AEDLETHAN. Ardlethan farmers are making good progress in stripping, operations, and: ^ome excellent yields are- being -obtained. The district will again gain the premiership of the province in yields!- Twelve "bags'Kave been harvested this season, and ten bags is -the i'eturn in the majority of instances. -The average for the whole district will be about 20 bushels per acre. The American soil -.culturists*' opinioti that there is no better land in the world for wheat production than that, of the -Ardlethan district is being borne out. It is rich in producing power, and will last for centuries. ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 5 January 1912
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