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CRICKET, FORBES v. SOUTH FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
CRICKET, FORBES v. SOUTH FORBES. These clubs met in the competition on Saturday at the cricket ground. C. Gaggin won the toss from J. Thomas, and set the Souths to the wicket. Souths scored 261, J. Shiels making 111, including 3 sixers and 7 fourers. Forbes lost seven wickets for 137, F. Farrand 49 top scoring. Scores:— South Forbes. E. Boulton, c C. Gaggin, b Far¬ rand 25 W. Rae, b V. Elliott ..... 4 R. Emmett, b V. Elliott ...... .0 J. Thomas, b V. Elliott ....: 32 J. S. Shiels, c Farrand, b Summers .. Ill H. Ellis, b Elliott . ..... 0 W. Green, b Gaggin ........... 0 W. Sutton, c Gaggin, b Summers 29 E. Green, b Summers .. . 17 T. Lynch, not out . . .......... . 0 H, Coram, b Gaggin 29 Sundries 14 Total..... 261 Bowling analysis.—C. Gaggin, 2 for 50; V. Elliott, 4 for 85; J. H. Hassall, 0 for 26; F. Farrand, 1 for 19; S. Summers, 3 for o; F. Gaggin, 0 for 31; F. Sly, 0 for 10; Stevenson, 0 for 1G. Forbes. V. Elliott, c Thomas, b Boulton 6 O. Elliott, c Ellis, b W. Green 20 C. Gag...
"KULGOA" CLEARING-OUT SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 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, to-morrow, 10th instant. 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.
PARKES POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
PARKES POLICE COURT. At the Parkes Police Court on Wednesday last, before Mr J. Jamieson, P.M., Thomas Bungate and Herbert A. Neave were charged with stealing a quantity of wheat, the property of R. S. Howard and Sons. They were convicted, and fined £ 5 and costs each, or two months. Walter Andrew Crombie was charged with obtaining the sum of £ 15 from Charles Johnson, licensee of the Commercial Hotel, by means of a valueless cheque. Defendant pleaded guilty, and was esntenced to six months in Bathurst Gaol, with hard labor. Accused asked that the sentence should be made concurrent with a sentence of six months recently imposed on him at Bogan Gate for a similar offence. The P.M. declined to do this, but said that if restitution was made in both cases, and the matter referred to him by the Justice Department, he would say something in the defendant's favor for a mitigation of the sentence. James Farnswortli pleaded guilty to obtaining goods and money by means of a valueless cheque. ...
"THE MAN THEY COULD NOT HANG." [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
"THE MAN THEY COULD NOT HANG." The above is the title of a sensational four-act drama, which Messrs Curran, Devonport, and Armita'ge will produce in th'e Forbes town hall on Friday night next, 12th inst. This play is founded on the life story of John Lee, a man who, after repeated unsuccessful attempts to hang him, served 22 years' imprisonment, and at the end of it was found protesting his innocence. "The planks of the scaffold may have swollen with rain as the public imagine, the bolts may have been rusty, the lever ma'y have jammed, but the question that puzzles the world at large is—why did the mechanism of the scaffold not work that morning with John Lee?" The company will also appear on Saturday night, when a different piece will be staged."
ON THE LAND. SOME CONDENSED PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
ON THE LAND. SOME CONDENSED PARS. With reference to the resolution passed at the last annual conference of the Farmers and Settlers' Association, to the effect that Dlemishes or marks caused by accident should not disqualify a stallion from the Government certificate of soundness, the Under Secretary for Agriculture now informs the association that this has been provided for. The pertinent part of the resolution reads: — "Blemishes or unsoundness,.. the result, in the opinion of the examining officer, on appearances then presented, of accident, injury, and overstrain and overwork, will not disqualify." According to the annual report of the Stock Branch of the Department of Agriculture for the year ended June 30th last, rabbits were said to be Increasing in 17 districts and decreasing in 3 districts, as compared with 44 districts last year; 10 districts reported the pest as stationary, as compared with 11 last year; while in two districts the inspector reported that there were no rab...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
TO YOU For the more than generoussupport accorded to me by the public of Forbes and Surrounding District during the past twelve months. I have to express my Thanks, and to wish everyone prosperity during the ensuing year. E. J. GRiNSTED. The Laehlan Street Newsagency, Forbes. The Forbes Cycle Depot ARE WINNING EVERYWHERE. R. J. M'NAMARA, Australia's Champion, riding a Waratah, won tlie Grand Prix de Sydney, the 5 Miles Scratch Race at the Hospital Centenary Sport, the 5 Miles Scratch Race at Orange, and over 100 other races from scratch; E. P. CORRY, winner of the Austral Wheel Race (£ 250) rode a Waratah. . _ H. G. BRAY, the Forbes Champion, won the double at the Caledonian Society's Sports on a- Waratah. Waratah Cycles are being ridden by all the leading riders in the Great Six Days' Race. REPAIRS AND SUNDRIES STRICTLY CASH. A. E. Musgrave, Rankin St CORRESPONDENTS WANTED. 'The Advocate' wants correspondents in every part of the district. Persons willing to act are invited to comm...
SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
SPORTING MEMS. (By Musqueton). The annual meeting of members of the Forbes Jockey Club is called for to-night week, Tuesday, 16th inst., to receive report and balance-sheet, elect officers for the year, and other business. There are now a number of foals in the district to show the capabilities of Marantic the blood sire that heads Mr A. Thomas' stud farm, "Merrivale," Bedgerabong. They are fine, lusty youngsters', and sure to do credit to their illustrious sire, whose name figures in the list of aulfield Cup winners. The most interest at present centres in a colt foal from Mersey's Daughter (three\x=req-\ quarter relative to Carbine), bred by Mr C. S. M'Phillamy, of "Warroo" to English time. If looks go for anything, this youngster is_»some\x=req-\ thing out of theiaxr—""Mr Thomas used to ha^**Ki&lt;iTF( imp.). The Moorefield races on Saturday resulted:— Plying Handicap.—Precious 1, Venite 2, Sweet Adeline . 3. 6 to 4 the winner. Time, 1.16. Stewards' Mile.—Pan Out 1, For\x...
FARMER'S BAD LUCK. LOSES £200 WORTH OF HORSE [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
FARMER'S BAD LUCK. LOSES £200 WORTH OF HORSE Mr Charles Hodge, of Bedgera\x=req-\ bong, had an exceedingly bad turn of the wheel of fortune - recently. Through such a trifling inadvertence as leaving a gate open, three valuable horses got into a green wheat crop, and gorged themselves to death. Two of them were mares, for which Mr Hodge had refused £100, and the third was a valuable yearling. On top of this streak of ill luck came the discovery of another dead yearling, the cause of death notr known. Altogether, Mr Hodge's loss may be put down at £200.
TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
TUESDAY. 11.30 a.m.—Calarie. 11.30 a.m.—Condofcolin, Newland's, Bedgerabong, M'Phillamy's, Hall's, Rawlin's, Jemalong, Ke\x=req-\ ' nedy's, Sweeney's, Bogandillon, Porter's, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Hope, Borambil, Monwonga, Pretoria, Warroo Police, Carra\x=req-\ wobbity, Eulomo, Traversdale, Dunns (Fairview), Donkin's, Corrinella. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Tichbome, Daroobalgie. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.). 9.30 p.m.—Eugowra, Cowra, Goola\x=req-\ gong, Grenfell, Odma Creek, Wenz's, Ooma Station.
FORBES POST OFFICE. THE YEAR'S WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
FORBES POST OFFICE. THE YEAR'S WORK. The following is a complete synopsis of the work performed at the Forbes post office during the year 1911 in the postal, telegraph, and .telephone departments. Some idea of the unusually severe stress of work at Christmas time may be obtained from the fact that on the Thursday and Friday previous to Christmas Day ' 20,000 letters and post cards were despatched, and 30,000 received. No wonder the officials were completely fagged out. „ - Stamps sold, £4260/12/-. Postal notes sold, £6082. Money orders issued, 3132, for - £ 10,554/8/4. Money orders paid, 1164, for . £4570/0/4. •. Postal notes/paid, 4856, for £ 2099 2/4./ " '■■■>- ' ' Pensions';paid, £4837/13/2. Registered letters despatched, 4734. ' 'v I .... Registered letters received, 4285. Parcels received, 10,627. Telegrams transmitted, 20,086;, with value of stariips attached,' £ 1037/10/7. t Telegrams repeated, 10,474. Telegrams issued. 18,372, with value of stamps £ 898/4/7. Telephone ins...
SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
The mile swimming' championship of N.S.W, was won last night by,, Longworth, the previous holder. The Bathurst Turf Club's anniversary meeting, on January-26 and'27, offers £430 prize money, with. £^100 for-the Bathurst^Cup and £ 60 for the Blackdown:.; Handicap. All details from the secretary; Mr R. M. Lindsay. ; : Mr A. G. F. Bollinger sends along his programme card for the Parkes annual races on March 13 and 14. when a very choice programme, involving £220, will be discussed. There are five races each day, the double being—Town Plate, £30; Parkes J.C. Handicap, £30.. Nominations for the big events close 4tli March. In the Inter-State cricket match now proceeding in Adelaide, between N.S.W. and South Australia, the latter made 261 in their first innings, Dolling making 105. Cotter took 4 for 67, Kelleway 3 for 41, Hazlitt 3 for 63. N.S.W. replied with 4 for 312, Barbour making 122, Bardsley 104 not out, Emery 23, and Minnett 39 not out.
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
WEDNESDAY. 7 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate, Trundle, Condobolln. 11.30 a.m.—Calarie. 11.30 a.m.—Yarra Yarra, Anderson's, Speck's, Weelong, Glen yarra, Uah, Pearce's, Russell's, Amor, Chandler's, Leslie's, War\x=req-\ angla, Barry's, Boyd, Scott's, Tregalins. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Mel-1 bourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Tichborne, Daroobalgie, also Goolagong, Wenz's, and Tomanbil (via Cowra), Grenfell (T.P.O.), Trundle and Bogan . Gate (via Parkes). Gate (via Parkes). (Late fee, 4.5 pm.). 3.30 p.m.—Eugowra.
MOVING PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
MOVING PICTURES. The Forbes public will be pleased to learn that Mr F. H. Brook is going to start again with his moving pictures, and will commence on Wednesday night in the town hall with one of the finest programmes ever presented in Forbes. Three of the star pictures will be as follows: — "The lucky horseshoe," "Death of King Edward III.," and "The wonderful eye." Mr Broolc was signally successful with the moving pictures before, and it will be remembered that for quality, variety, and faithful representation the pictures he showed were and are unsurpassed. He is going even one better now, if that is possible, and will put on a show each week calculated to tickle the palate of the entertainment-loving public.
PROPOSED HOSPITAL RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
PROPOSED HOSPITAL RACE MEETING. We understand that a proposal was considered by the hospital committee last night for a day's racing in aid of the hospital's funds. The suggestion is that the day following the annual picnic races be fixed upon, and that the picnic club be invited to control the meeting, which it is proposed to hold on the Forbes racecourse. If a meeting is held under these conditions, it is stated that Messrs C. S. M'Phillamy and S. Jones have very generously undertaken to provide the prize money. We understand that the committee heard of the proposal with favor, but did nothing, as a new committee is shortly to be elected.