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PARKES—BOGAN GATE—TULLAMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
PARKES—BOGAN GATE—TULLA\x=req-\ MORE. DOWN. Arr. Dep a.m. a.m. PARKES 9.25 Bogan Gate ......... 10.50 11.10, p.m. p.m. Trundle i . .. . .12.5 12.35 TULLAMORB ....:.. 2.20 Tuesday,' Thursday, and Saturday. UP. Arr. Dep. p.m. p.nft-; TULLAMORB ...... . 12.20" Trundle ...... 1.55 2.30 Bogan Gate .......... 3.25 3.45 PARKES.. .....; 5.20 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. 7.15 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate, Condobolin Station, Burrawang . _ Station. . -li^O.—Calarie. 3.Sydney, T.P.O. No. 2. Bathufst,1^! Sav« j>=5««bu^,i- _ bourne,' Molong, Coolcamidgera, Parkes, 'Tichborne, Daroobalgie, Goolagong, Nanima, and Toman\x=req-\ bil via Cowra, Grenfell via__ •" T.P.O., Trundle and Bogan Gate* via Parkes (late fee, 4.5 p.m.).
FORBES—CONDOBOLIN LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
FORBES—CONDOBOLIN LINE. DOWN. Arr. .Dep. a.m. a.m.' FORBES ........... 7.55 PARKES .... . 8.52 9.25 Bogan Gate ..: 10.50 11.10 p.m. CONDOBOLIN ".'..l»&5-~\x=req-\ Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. UP. ' Arr. Dep. p.m. p.m. CONDOBOLIN 1.0 Bogan Gate ........ 3.25 3.45 PARKES ....... 5.20 6.20 FORBES 7.15 Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
FORBES LANDS OFFICE. BUSINESS FOR THE QUARTER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
FORBES LANDS OFFICE. BUSINESS FOR THE QUARTER. The following is an account of all moneys collected by M rW. H. Byrnes, Crown Land Agent for the Forbes district, during the quarter ended December 31st, 1911, exclusive of payments which have been made direct to the Treasury for this district:—Auction and after-auction purchases, £71/18/3; conditional purchase improvements, £21/9/5; conditional purchase deposits, etc., £ 520/7/3; conditional instalments, interest balances, etc., £ 2473/15/10; annual leases, £80/14/4; conditional lease deposits, etc., £758/3/-; residential lease, improvement lease, and improvement purchase deposits, etc., £ 2; settlement lease deposits, etc., : £ 45/10/1 special lease deposits, etc., £188/15/5; homestead selection deposits,. etc., £270/19/10; timber licenses, lithographs, etc., £ 37 11/10; transfer fees and stamp duty, etc., £20/2/6; total, £ 4491/7/9.
The Forbes Advocate. TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1912. THE CZAR OF RAILWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
®|e |wte ^b&ocate; TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1912. THE CZAR OF RAILWAYS. The State Treasurer is emphatic in his reference to the present system of controlling the railways. Waited upon by a deputation, with a string of requests for changed and improved conditions, Mr Dacey clearly hinted that, in his opinion, the time, was ripe for a reversion to the old system of management by parliamentary meddling, with the commissioners in the position of head officials, carrying out the behests of politicians. The country- will do well to study this question well before empowering Mr Dacey, or anyone else,- to bring the railways once more under the parliamentary thumb. No one who re Tiiembers such things, can forget the constant suggestion of intrigue, and worse, surrounding railway management of a few years ago. It was common property that there were logrolling and jerrymandering in those days, to an extent and of a nature as to do no credit to the country, and those who were managing its af...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
Telegraphic Address: Garnsey, Forbes Telephone: No. 41 Forbes. (Established 1884). STOCK & PROPERTY SALESMEN, AUCTIONEERS, and GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS. SPECIAL AUCTION SALES of Cattle, Sheep, and Horses conducted when required. STUD AND STORE STOCK, PROPERTIES, AND FARMS FOR SALE throughout the whole of the States. CORRESPONDENCE invited, and every facility given for prompt inspection. r STOCK & PROPERTY AGENTS, ^ OPPOSITE POST OFFICE/ AUCTIONEERS, STOCK & STATION AGENTS, PROPERTY SALESMEN, FORBES -f'AH Stock trucked ^through us'have our personal supervision. LANCE W. DAWSON, AUCTIONEER, STOCK, STATION, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT. Agent for The Insurance Office of Australia, Ltd., Fire, Accident, and Live Stock. Telephone 176. COURT ST. (Vandenburg Building), AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, & GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS.. Properties a Speciality. Correspondence. Invited. Pairkes and Trundle BOYD AND CLARK, AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION AND PROPERTY AGENT...
JEMALONG SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
JEMALONG SHIRE COUNCIL. MONTHLY MEETING. The usual monthly meeting of the Jemalong Shire Couucil was Ueld in the Shire Hall on Saturday, "at 11 a.m. Present: Councillors Moses Brown (president), J. H. Noakes (A riding), W. H. Sly (B riding), R. E Rawlins (C riding), and the clerk, Mr T. Lozell. . . PRESIDENT'S MINUTE. The President's minute was as fol-. lows: — (1) Road making plant work is going on satisfactorily since Driver Hill has taken charge, and the plant is now making an output of 72 cubic yards per day, which will be increased to about 90 yards as the road improves. Driver Hill is a very capable man for the position he holds. (2) Corbett's gang is working on the Bogan Gate Road, Harvey and man have been engaged on the Parkes and Bogan Roads. Gorman and man have finished washout on the North Condobolin Road, and will now proceed to the Warroo-Yarro\x=req-\ bondai Road. (3) I would suggest tenders be called for ten chains or metalling, with stone boxing of the above mentione...
ENGLAND ON TOP. THE SECOND TEST MATCH. (Specially written from Melbourne for 'The Advocate.") [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
ENGLAND ON TOP. THE SECOND TEST MATCH. (Specially written from Melbourne for 'The Advocate.") The second test match, just con-; eluded in Melbourne, has emphasised more than one salient point. Many critics, or experts, as the Melbourne dailies are pleased to call them, had\x=req-\ been led to believe that the present. English eleven would not win one of the tests, but they are now inclined, to the belief that unless Australia's top notcliers strike their true form, Australians will have to part with 1 the ashes. Bardsley, Trumper. and Hill were absolute failures in each innings, and none of the Australian bowlers, troubled the Englishmen over much, . iwth the possible excep-; tion of Hordern, who was in his element towards the end of the. Englishmen's first innings? Cotter - bowled well on each occasion, as also did Whitty, but each of these men lacked the sting of successful international, bowling, and although Armstrong kept the runs down in the second innings, he was not successf...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. Mr Winston Churchill, in explaining the recent changes in naval administration, says that the Minister must have a war staff in the way that a general in the field has one, its personnel representing every grade of the service. He says that the functions of the war board are advisory, not administrative, and an essential feature of the scheme was that the First Sea Lord is enabled to advise on grave issues, without being weighted with the burden of detail. The German press reproduce a long interview, published in a London paper, in which the Kaiser is represented as Britain's warm friend. Pan-German newspapers declare the interview an insult to the German nation and Emperor. Mr Winston Churchill declares that Home Rule will strengthen Great Britain, and draw h&r neargj^,to the United States, and aiof the English-speaking races. Two thousand wood carters have struck at Bradford" against the employment of non-unionists. A lockout, involving 1...
SCHOOL OF ARTS. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
SCHOOL OF ARTS. COMMITTEE MEETING. The'usual monthly meeting of the committee'of the School of Arts was held on Friday: night. Present: Messrs J. H. Bates (in the chair), C. T. H. Broderick, E. T. Blanche, A. 13. Stevenson, B. Lindsay, and E. W. Venables. Accounts amounting to £38/10/5 were passed for payment, including— gas rates and lighting, £-3/18/-; sanitary rates, 8/-; T. Ellison,- bal-' ance of plastering account, £16; G. Thompson, alterations to billiard room, £3/10/-; printing, 10/-; "W. Dymock, books, 15/2;. Heiron and Smith, billiard table requisites, 14/3;: salaries £13.
JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
JOTTINGS. The new Commercial Bank premises at Bogan Gate will cost £ 2700, that being the amount of the successful tender, put in by Mr W. G. Dodd, of Parkes. O.O. (Old Orkney Scotch whisky). Of unexcelled quality. A peerless wnislcy.* At the last - meeting of the Goo\x=req-\ bang Shire'Council, the district surveyor, Forbes, wrote inquiring if the Shire Council had any objection to the deviation of the road at Mingelo, to permit of Mrs Egan and A. G. Oborn purchasing the areas held by them under the Mining Act. The Council decided that there was 110 objection. It is notified that 11th January has been fixed as the day upon which Government Savings Bank depositors holding a pass book shall produce same for examination and verification. • Forbes depositors should read the advertisement in this issue bearing on the matter. Four slate-colored snakes were killed in the vicinity of the golf links last week, and these reptiles are said to be numerous about here this season. One of those k...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
The Albion, COMMERCIAL AND FAMILY HOTEL. ONE OF THE HOMES OF THE . WEST. GEO. DANVERS, PROPRIETOR. Post Office Hotel, FORBES E. E. RICHARDSON, PROPRIETOR. METROPOLITAN HOTEL, CORNER RANKIN & TEMPLAR STREETS, FORBES. J, J. "WALDRON, Having obtained a lease of the above well-known and centrally-situated liotel, solicits tlie patronage of the public generally Splendid accommodation for travellers and visitors. Large and well ventilated apartments, all of which have been refurnished. Hot and cold water baths. Sample rooms. Only Best Brands Liquors Kept. First Class Cuisine—Two Tables. TARIFF REDUCED. CALL AND SEE THE PROPRIETOR 'Phone 85. I have to Thank the Public generally for their patronage during tne past QUARTER OF A CENTURY, and to remind them that I am still a.t the old spot, prepared to do my best, and give them of the best. ALEX. GILCHRIST, GLOBE HOTEL, FORBES Telephone—"One Double O." Tattersall's Hotel, FORBES COUNTRY CUSTOMERS SPECIALLY CATERED FOR. ONLY THE BEST BR...
THE WEIR. AND OUR WATER SUPPLY. Discussion in the Council. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
THE WEIR. _ AND OUR WATER SUPPLY. Discussion in the Council. . In the report of the Waterworks Engineer, Mr D. F. Underwood, which was submitted to the Forbes Municipal Council at the last meeting there was a suggestion that the aldermen visit the weir, and make a naked-eye inspection. It requires no microscope to see that the river is silting-up, and Alderman Sam has for some time past been pointing this out. . . . In order to fully understand this question, it is necessary to point out that any locking up of -waters on any river which traverses a big territory, is pregnant with damage, not only to the local riparian landholders and local.inhabitants, but to the denizens of the towns which have grown up on the banks" of that river lower down. . For instance, if Goolagong were to build a weir 200 feet high, Forbes would naturally begin to cry because its inhabitants were not able to get cod for breakfast, simply because the cod needs water, and Goola gong would have made a corner in...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
RIFLE SHOOTING. Following is the result of practice shooting at the local butts on Saturday, when'A. Miller scored 69 out of a possible 70, making a record for 200 and. 300 yards range's: — 200 300 T'l A. Miller ' .... .'. . 35* 34 69 W. Shirvington . . 33 28 61 C. Sh'irvin'gton . .. 30 . 28 58 F. Crippen ...... . 31 24 55 B, Tooth - . ; 29 20 49 J. A. Patterson . .. . 23 25 48 C. Buclrland 25"' 20 45 C. Muller'' . IS 25 43 ♦Possible. Scores on Wednesday: — i; 200 300 T'l J. FieldeiY 31 32 63 P. Ford ; 32 30 62 J. Jenkinson ..... 31 28 59 — Peppercorn .. ... 27 20 47 The-first shoot for Dr. M'Donnell's rifle will take place to-morrow (Wednesday) and Saturday.
SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
, SATURDAY. | 11.30 a.m.—Calarie, Bedgerabou Condobolin, Nowland's, Yarr Yarra, Carrawobitty, Eulomo Traversdale, M'Pliillamy's, Raw lin's, Hall's, Hope, Gemalong, Porter's, Kennedy's, Sweeney's, Bogandillon, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Borambil, Monwonga, Pretoria, Warroo Police, Corin\x=req-\ ella, Anderson's, Weelong, Speck's, Glenyarra, Uah, Russell's, Pearce's, Amor, Chandler's, Leslie's, Warangla, Barry's, Boyd, Scott's, Tregal\x=req-\ ana. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O,, Batliurst, Orange, Molong, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Daroobalgie, Ticliborne. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
TOWN HALL. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10. GRAND MOVING PICTURE ENTERTAINMENT. This will be one of the finest programmes ever presented to the public of Forbes. Three of the Star Pictures will be— THE LUCKY HORSE SHOE. DEATH OF KING EDWARD III. THE WONDERFUL EYE. Mr F.H.B. has decided to run a show every week at Forbes and. Parkes, and promises the public on each occasion a Bright, Breezy, and Educational Programme. POPULAR PRICES. F. II. BROOK, Manager. GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES. HEAD OFFICE: Moore-street. Sydney? 4th JANUARY, 1912. NOTICE CALLING IN PASS BOOKS FOR EXAMINATION. I't is notified, for the Information of Depositors, that the Commissioners have approved of the 11th JANUARY 1912, being fixed as the day upon which every depositor holding a pass book issued from the FORBES BRANCH shall produce, or cause to be produced, his pass book at the Office of the Bank in which his account is kept, for the purposes of examination and verification, as pro*, vided by Section 43...