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PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
PERSONAL. Dr. Ronald A. McQueen, who pass- &nbsp; ed his final medical examination re- cently with distinction, has been at- tached to the medical staff of the Sydney Hospital. The young doctor is a native of Forbes, and the son of Dr. McQueen, who practised here for many years. He is a grandson of Mrs M. A. Strickland, of Bundaburra. In Miss Olive Bates, daughter of Mr and Mrs J. H. Bates, Forbes pos- sesses a young lady of high artistic talent. When a pupil of the local convent, Miss Bates passed her musi- cal examinations with high credit, but it is with the pencil that her chief ambition lies. She was a drawing pupil here of Mr O. Taylor, at the technical college, and for nine months, until just recently, studied at Adelaide under Mr James Ashton, and while there tackled the Royal Drawing Society's (London) exami- nation, coming out with four honors and a pass in six. Arrangements are now being made for the gifted young lady to continue her studies under a Sydney master....
JEMALONG ROAD MAKING. PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL PLANT. Comparison of Cost. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
JEMALONG ROAD MAKING. PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL PLANT. Comparison of Cost. At the conclusion of the ordinary meeting of the Jemalong Shire Council on Saturday, councillors went into committee of the whole to consider &nbsp; tenders for road making plant, and it was decided to purchase through Mr W. M. Noakes, the Sydney agpet, a John Fowler and Co. 8 -horse power road locomotive, at a cost of £1140, delivery to be made in about four months' time. The following resolution was then passed in connection with the petition from the ratepayers against the purchase of additional road making plant:—Proposed by Councillor Raw- lins, seconded by Councillor Sly, that the petitioners be informed that the Council gave the matter due conside- ration, and have come to the conclu- sion that there is no other way of sur- ces fully coping with the work of the shire except by machinery. The present plant has shown a saving of 45 per cent, on the work performed, as against contract work, and with ...
OBITUARY, MRS ELIZA O'BRIEN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
OBITUARY, MRS ELIZA O'BRIEN. The death took place on Sunday morning last, at North Hill, at 1.15 a.m., of Mrs Eliza O'Brien, relict of the late Mr Jeremiah O'Brien, who was one of the early settlers in this district, having taken up land at Back Tomanbil 45 years ago, on &nbsp; which the only son still living, Mr Thos. O'Brien, still resides. The deceased lady, who died of senile decay, was 82 years of age, and her remains were interred in the Roman Catholic portion of the Forbes ceme- tery yesterday, the Rev. Father Casey performing the last rites. Th$ body was taken to the church at 8 a.m., and a requiem mass held, after which a large body of friends and re- latives formed the funeral cortege, which followed the last earthly re- mains of an affectionate wife and good mother to the last resting place, where the weary are at rest. De- ceased, who was born in Parramatta, was married to the husband who pre- deceased her by 13 years, at the early age of 18, at Liverpool, in New...
AN OLD AGE PENSIONER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 9 January 1912
AN OLD AGE PENSIONER. An old age pensioner named Wil- liam Price, aged 77, who died in the Forbes District Hospital on Sunday morning last, was buried yesterday in the Anglican portion of the Forbes cemetery, the Rev. Carus Caton offi- ciating at the graveside. Deceased was a single man, and had no rela- tives in the district.
BATHURST FAT STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
BATHURST FAT STOCK MARKET ! • E. H. Taylor and Co.. report, under yesterday's date: ^-7 4.. fat cattle yarded to the usual attendance of buyers./ -Competition for good to prime quality • was very keen, and may be quoted ten shillings per, head .in advance of ; last week's highest rates. Best bullocks, medium weights, made .£ S to £ S/17/-. We sold-account Ferguson," 13 cows to £ 6/10/-,, very plain steers £'5 to £5/11/-; account Lewis, 11 head light and inferior steers to £5/15/-., heifers £4/5/-; account Muldoon and Kellt, A poor ■ shelly cows to £2/11/-. Fat Sheep and Lambs.—Only 210' .yarded.- We sold 42 wethers at • 10/6, 55 ewes .8/3, ^,-Stlckers"7/-T"T'^ •••••• Pigs.—3:i market very| flrni^^^vve solcl account Williams, 4? pigs" £ 2/1/-, 5 at £1/11/-, (3 ' at £1/57- "15' slips 13/3 to 1-7/6.
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
-SYDNEY MARKET. PRICES, Chaff.-^—Choice wheaten, 5/6 : to •6/-; /prime;' 5/r to 5/5; :■ good, 4/9; choice oaten, 5/6 to 5/11; prime;,5/\x=req-\ to 5/4; good,-4/3 to 4/5. . Choice lucerne hay, dump -bales, 4/6. ' Prime cracked maize, 4/4; wea\x=req-\ velly, 4/-and 4/OA. Chick "wheat, prime; 3/6%; good, 3/41. ' • , Lucerne hay, good, 5/9. Potatoes, choice, 9/- to 10/-; prime, S/2 to 9/4. Wheat, milling; parcels,. 3/S£ to 3/9; shippers, 3/8 to 3/81; prime chick, 3/7 to 3/7J; mediuih, 3/1 to 3/3. . . Butter, choice l leading brands, 126/-; 2nd, 11S/- to 122/-; pastry, 91/- to.,102/-.
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
WEDNESDAY. 7 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate, Trundle, Condobolin. 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, " Tregallns. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, . Orange, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Tiehborne, 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.
THE LABOR CONFERENNE. Hobart, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
THE LABOR CONFEKJlNE. Hobart, Friday. Members of the Hobart Conference j consider that the future o£ the Fede\x=req-\ t'ral Labor Governinen depends on the Commonwealth's powers being- extended. . Amongst the motions carried by the conference were the following:— That, in. the event of the constitutional power being obtained by the Federal Parliament, a national sugar refinery should'be established. That, in the event of the next referendum being carried, a Commonwealth-owned and controlled fleet of steamers, with full provision for the carriage of perishable and other produce, should be established. That negotiations for closer ind.us-' trial and commercial relations with New Zealand be opened immediately. That State members be eligible to, contest Federal seats without first resigning their State seats.
TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
TUESDAY. 11.30;a.m.—Calarie. 11.30 a.m.—Condouolin, Newland's, . Bedgerabong, M'Phillamy's, Hall's, Rawlin's, Jemalong, Kennedy'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. 3:56 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Tiehborne, Daroobalgie. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.). 9.30 p.m.—Eugowra, Cowra, Goola\x=req-\ gong, Grenfell, Ooma Creek, Wenz's, Ooma station.
MAIL TIME TABLE, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
MAIL TIME TABLE, ? MONDAY. 7.15 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate, Condobollu Ration. Burrawang Station. s- ^-tl_ 11.30.—Calarie. rv. • 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T^P.O.' NOT Bathurst, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, - Parkes, Tiehborne, 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.).
SPARROW SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
SPARROW SHQOTIHG. An afternoon's sweepstakes at South Forbes on; Wednesday afternoon resulted as follows:'— 1 No. 1 Sweepstake.—Divided by M. Martel,.J. Burns, and A. B.'Musgrave, 4 kills. ■■■■■■ ... v r No.- 2. Sweep.—Divided by D. Hur\x=req-\ kett,-M; 'Martel, and A.- E. Musgrave, 4 kills. • .r No. 3 Sweep.—Divided by J. Burns, M. Martel,. and Bishop, 1'2 .kills. . ' No. 4 Sweep.-—Divided by C. Cabot and N. Flannery, .10 kills. No. 5 Sweep (off 20 yards).-—Won .by .Roy'Strickland, 3 kills. ; • No. G Sweep (off 20 yards).-— :Divided by C. Cabot and M. Martel, 7 kills. . No. 7 Sweep (off 20 yards).—Won by M. Martel, G kills. No. 8 Sweep (double-bird rise).—\x=req-\ 'Divided 'by M. Martel and C. Cabot.: ■'