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WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
BY HOUSEWIFE. Ii it! vciur housekeeping experience yon have found out certain things Unit will be cf benefit to others, write me. »l>out Neapolitan Ribbon CaKo. w "Weight of threo eg^s in butter, ens tor sugar, and Hour, two tenspoonfuls of Jollii Bull Baking Powder, a little milk. J Cream the butter and sugar, add the Hour and baking powder. Mix well for three or four, minutes. Leave olio part its natural colour, colour an other pink with a few drops of coehi-» ileal, and add one. pennyworth of iu(jlt >ed,chocolate to the other part. Divide ■ each portion inlo two parts, and bake the six divisions-ilitis obtained in ,sand> Avich-:'tins.-".-:'AVhen>dono,; turn out, and when - cold pile on top of one another, with a littlo icing between caoh layer to stick them together. Ice tlio whole •cake ' with., tlio following icing : Mix half a pound- of icing sugar with orange juice; -spread: over- tlio enko with : a knife, and. decorate with cherries out in half. Choese Puffs, " P...
OVERHEARD ON 'PHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
OVERHEARD ON "PHONE. Overheard and phonoKraphically re ported by Phrederiek Phinophun:— 'Thaircst of tlie phalr,'" sighed the lover, "pliancy niv pheoliiiKs when I phort>ce the phearful consequences of our phleelng plironi your phathcr's phamily. Fhow phellows could have phaccd the music with as much phortltudc as I have; and, as phlckle phortimc phails to smile on our loves, 1 phlnd I must phore^o tlie plea sure of becoming- your husband. I'hairest Phranccs, pharewell phor ever." "Hold, Phranklin, hold!" screamed Phrances, "I will phollow you phor ever." But Phranklin had phled, and Phrances phainted.
MAIZE AT BATHURST EXPERIMENT FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
MAIZE AT BATHURST EXPERI MENT FARM. The experiments maize-growing carried out by Mr. B. W. Peacock, manager Bathurst Experiment Farm, should be interesting to fanners con templating growing maize in the colder districts of the State. In a report in the November number of the Agricul tural Qazcttto Mr. Peacock sets out the results in detail. During the last ten j'ears maize lias been grown upon the uplands of the Batlmrst State Farm in rotation with wheat. This period represents the driest decade.011 record, the average rainfall for the ten years being JiH inches. With such a low rainfall, the district could hardly claim to be suitable for ' maize-growing. , The quantity of rain which falls dur ing the growing period Is an important factor in the growth of maize. The distribution of moisture is also impor tant, the most critical period being when the maize is in bloom or tasselling. Dry conditions at this time, unless the soil is well stored with moisture from previous rains, diminis...
A SURE SIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
A SUHE SIGN. A bitter wind whirled the snow through the air. Tho policemen liad red, swollen facos, and all the carmen as they drove kept slapping their poor hands against their breasts. Getting into a hansom a cheery old soul said to tho driver: "This is real winter weather, isn't it?" The driver nodded, and smiled grimly. "I give you my word," said he, "I ain't seen a butterfly all day."
TURNING THE WORM. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
TURNING THE WOEM. Ting-a-ling! went the bell, and Kbo nezer, the industrious one, sprang from liis stool, and in a moment stood in the room of Maxim Multigraft, tlio million aire financier. "Ebenezer," said the chief, "I have ob served your industry. Your zest for work astonishes me. N6 detail seems too small to escape you; no task too great for you to accomplish. You are the first to arrive in the morning, and tlio last to leave at r" "Oh, thank you, sir—thank you!" criefl Hbenczcr, and waited, wondering whether it would be a fivo or ten shilling rise, or whether it would bo a managership for him. "Hence, Kbonozer," growled Multigraft, "I want you to clear out this week. It's men of your stamp who worm out all the business secrets, and then go and start a rival show in the next street. Clear!"
WHY NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
WJ-iy NOT. if tree education; "why not. free hospital 'treatment?" Mr. Frod. Flowers, M.L.C.,-Minister ;lor - Kdu cation, (.ho author of the -: quoted query, hail hardly launched it. upon an unprepared public: when some one impulsively hurried in to the newspaper -with an enthusiastic ob servation: "The sympathetic name of Fred. Flowers will ever live am ong the struggling; respectable class especially if, as a Minister of the Cro-.vn; he proves to be a benefactor of theirs by getting liis humane ider Of the free treatment', of the sick carried out as sooii as possible.'' Hut it' it is sensible to say that be cause one public service is given free c' cost some other one should he free also why stop there? If free education and free treatment for the sick, why not free foot wear and a free 21b loaf. Then, if free footwear and free bread, why not a few free luxuries—-marmalade and picture shows. So many peo ple never look at things that, way; instead, tliey .metaphorically throw their...
THE REDISTRIBUTION SCHEME [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
THIO H13 Dl ST Iil BUT I OX SCHU.M 10 "Geographical unity" appears to be another term for "community of interests." Tiie latter was used in the previous occasion of recasting tite 'sectoral boundaries; the for mer term is used now. We have been told during the week, in con nection with the redistribution of seats, that the "first idea to aim at is geographical unity, but even Unit, is often not easy to secure, and the matter ends with some in congruous association which is a thorn in the side of (lie local mem ber." Several members quickly dis covered the incongruous associations •iirec.lj the draft scheme was sub mitted by the commissioners. N'ot only members, but also both politi cal parties will be affected by the chan;:i-s. The commissioners have had .'i difficult task in re-arranging th&lt;> electoral boundaries and pre serving; as far as practicable all the essentials requisite in each elector i te.
UNIN[?]ABITABLE AND USELESS [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
• l:NiN 11A I'.I'l'A liUO AND USKUOKS' Oiiu hundred ami I wenty-Conr year.; ajjo t he flan' was niifurl'vt fn tin; presence of 111 r• rirKt.-flecier.s nt 1 liu head of Sydney Cove, t In? col ony founded, and tlie capital estab lished. The anniversary n>l |>ra tfonss oa Kriday ucrc ctticr&lt;M hiin with an enthusiasm and eagerness ■which gmws 'with i.*udi succeed inK >e;u\ Last year i In* holiday was man i1 by rain: last \car January Milu a '»&lt;>&lt; /'tie. This yr;ir it is a dry oti'-. and v. Iiihj rain Hi" country, and i ncrey?-"^ *)i" fk'no-: &lt;d' 1U • ■ hind, sunsfum; is 11 "n1.' ro«juiri.*mont. necossyry to coinpl*-'" u h)ydii(jy holiday, As usual, and ouite naturally, the Anniversary Pay cflebraMcns produced a:j abund ssce ox spteuJatioa as to \y]jat woU'tl happen it those who were present at the ioumlation cere mony could arise and sec the city tIi.it has grown out ol iho humble and unpromising beginning of thai day. II was inter...
HEAT AND BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
. HEAT AND BUSH FIRES. ■■.(The..'terrific heat in Adelaide yes-, terday registered 112 degrees. ^ Extensive bush fires are raging, showing: a t'irc front of 12 miles in length.-- Fully■ fifty thousand 1 acres of grass and. timber were destroyed, while '.many:, miles of fencing, and fruit trees wero demolished. Sever al- houses -\vere. burnt-to. the ground, and considerable daina'ge was done to sheds and outhouses. . Many set ters lost everything. : . -
AVIATION IN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
AVIATION IN WAR, An; aviator with the Italians at Tobruk, in Tripoli, flew over the Turkish lines and dropped' bombs in to their ranks. • The Turks replied :\vith; a rifle fire "inaehine and Jilt the aviator." He was bruised, and had difficulty in returning to- the Italian lines —
ENGLAND v. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
ENGLAND v. VICTORIA. The return match between the English cricketers and Victoria: was commenced . in . Melbourne - to-day. The match is. being played ns a benefit to A. Blackhani,. the famous ex-Australian wicket-keeper. Eng land won the toss, and, batting first had lost two wickets for 75 runs up to the luncheon hour. Rhodes scor ed 10 and 1-Iobbs 29, while Gunn was not out 29,
AN HONEST UMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
AN HONEST UMPIRE. "Yes," said Squire Bartham, "I think cricket is the very beat amusement; for tho young men of any country—pure, wholesomo sport; no betting or gambling of any kind—fair play, and the best man to win! A real good manly pastimo." His vi sitor assented, and the squire went on: "I've done what I can to cncourago it here, because I think it keeps the young fellows out of tlio public houses, and this rear I've given n challenge cup for tho village clubs within four miles of the Hall to play for. The first, match is to-morrow afternoon. What d'ye say—will you stay and see it?" "With pleasure," replied his friend. "1 don't understand much about the game myself, but 1 should certainly take an in terest in seeing such a contest " "With all doing their best for tho hon or and glory of the tiling," interrupted the enthusiastic old squire. "And all playing fair—all playing fair!" lie add ed. "So that's settled, then; you shall walk over with me to Bilberry, and we'll .see (lie ...
Frozen Lambs Returns. MR. J. D. LOW WINS SHOW COMPETITION. Operations at Daroobalgi[?] Works. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 3 February 1912
Frozen Lambs Returns, j nut. .1. i). low wins show cojj i'j;titio.\. I Operations at Diiroolmlyie Works. j Mr. CI. 10. Siddall, manager of the Forbes Freezing Company, Ltd., received this week details ol" the sales of the throe pens of prize lambs which were exhibited at the Forbi!-, Show held in August last in connection with the special prize of ten guineas offered uy Mr. Siddali . The exhibitors were Mr. D. Hannah, manager of .1 emulous Station, Mr. .1. D. Low, of West Plains, and Mr. A, S. "Wheattey, of liulong. Each of tliese showed ten lamI:;-, and it will bo remembered that these were, subsequent to the show, treated at the Daroobalgie Freezing Works and exported to the London market. frhe results of the sales are as follows:— . .-■■■■.■ ■■■' Wes!. .Plains^ Sale of lamsb, £G Os Sd; f.ale of skins £1 13s Id; sale ol' tallow 11 O ^d. • Gross proceeds, £S 4sd,,less ocean freight, 18s 7d; net proceeds of sale, £7 5s' 2^ d; average per carcase 14s-6% d. Jemalong: •: Sale, of lambs...