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Back Yamma News. From our Correspondent. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
Back Yamma News, j f Prom our Correspondent. ham Park, 1 arc shor! ly leaving for llu-ir new homo in the Waran^la district, whcro Mr. Murray has purchased iv piop.Tty. |j The row's of thi« flistlicit at- rhe present ;i HOiSMi hud lo i.Ipj Korhen Horn mill:;, or lo the grain ulifdM at the railway ;-:tali'>n. !i Messrs, M, Allison, K. I'-rupby, W, i] Roe*1, and Reos Mros. (" Kvea;[ eon ' ). havt: j the 'phone installed a*, their rcfid'.-nccs now. j Mr. Norman Oonsidiiu! (Gunnndah) hay » been Mpriiliui* a holiday at, hi?» homo al \ I) iroobalo:e. He lelt for Gunned »h again | on Thui stUiy. | Miss? K. H.iylockc (I'.irkus) Ins been sipeinliDg a \vo:-'k with the Mid;• &lt;;y Uree;i ub " Oriiii'orooUo." Mr. Tom Maxwell is taking ovor halves farming fro:n Mr. \V. (iray tliij year. 3 Mr. S. MeOra'h, Mrs. Mi.CJia'.h, and family (lalt; " Kvergrc'jn "), iire uow resi ding in 1'arkes. Mrs. Sullivan (Marr uxlera) is on a visit to her sister, Mr-. G. Armour, of this :lis- : Iriet. Febr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
iiMSi eJi=25o JLiSo liie florddeuscher Lloyd HAS THK liAJi(aOST i-'M'JIOT Ol-' rASSlONGEI bTKAMEKS IN THK WOKJblX The number of vessels ownuil by tlio Company is nearly 200., of winch 50 tire Twin Screw. 15 are over 10,000 tons each and 48 are between 5000 & 10,000 tons. REGULAR SERVICE TO LONDON livery four weeks by twin screw Mail Steamers fitted with " Wire less" telegraphy. Regular servicco to China and Japan every i'our weeks. English spoken on board. For passage and full particulars apply to— I j OHM AX \ & CO., Ci'.'iiei'al Agents, 7 aiul !> Uridso Street. Sydney, Or to— THATCHiOU & lIAiii/ORAN, !ioccal Agents. Established 1835. Hi 3 i a tjlii s N " ? $ \h& Established 1835. Brewers, Maltsters, Wine & Spirit Merchants, & Cordial StflANUFACiuatRS KENT BREWERY, SYDNEY " MITt&GONC fcs^lrSff] JEL CASH BUYERS OF MALTING BARLEYS UP TO 150,000 Proprietors . of rw ip rm ^ w% JUi A MJ k hels A A N.S.W. Natural Mineral Wafer, f...
Sydney Sporting Letter. "The Looker-on Sees most of the game." THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
Sydney Sporting Letter, | BY LOOKJ3R ON. "TUo Looker-on Sees most of tho game." 11110 XUJKK. Although only one actual first favorite got homo ai. Canterbury Park (Sydney) on Saturday, all the winners were well backed, and it is pleasant to record that tlio Sydney mob who lay the moat cramped odds in the Commonwealth must have had a bad day, l'eronclla, winner of the Flying Hdcj>., 01'., from Irishman, Sunburnt and two others, started at 4's and 5's, Winsome 5 to t and i\Iait Rose at, 4's heading the market. She is a 3-year-old by Malster from I'a trona, and belongs to J. 13. O' Urien, owner of Malt King, lior full brother. The filly won once last season in good style, and on Saturday, with t>-l0, did the trip in 1-11, beating the G-yr.-old Irishman, ii-5, by half a length. Irishman has been working regularly, and there should be a win in storo for the Havoc—Party ex-champion be fore long. Sunburnt, who ran third, is a New Zealand-bred 4-yr. old horso by Multiform from Drought,...
WYALONG DISASTER RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
AW ALONG DISASTER KKLIKF FUND. At Tuesday night's meeting of the Coun cil, communications were received from the secretary of the local com mittes at Wyalong, and also from the New South Wales Public Disaster Relief Fund, askfng for contributions in aid of the family left by the victims of the recent disaster at the Barrier mine at West Wyalong. The Wyalong committee asked that contributions should be sent in by the 15th February. On the motion of Aldermen Hunter and Reymond, ths Town Clerk, Mr. Mills, was authorised to receive subscriptions towards the local committee's fund, and in reference to the public fund controlled by the Lord Mayor of Sydney, it was decided to inform that dignitary that subscriptions were being 93nt direct to Wyalong. Mr. Mills was also authorised to advertise the fact that he would receive subscriptions The matter is one of considerable urgency, and Forbes contributors may be assured that their do nations to the funds are needed, and will be put to good us...
THE WEEK'S WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
THK WHKK'S WKATHKH. The heat registrations at the For bes Post Office during this week, have been as follows:—Monday, max. 1)4, mill., 71; Tuesday 103.5, li!); Wed. 101), 7S.7; Thurs. 00. G7; Fri., min. "2. It will bo noted that the reading on Wednesday is the highest yet recorded this summer. The day was also an cxtremey un peasant one, a hot wind culminating in a very severe duststorm about 4 o'clock in the afternoon coming from tile north west. Only a few drops of rain fell. Tliei evening con tinned very close, and about eleven o'clock at night an even more sev ere dust and wind storm was experi enced. This was .succeeded by a slight fall of rain, and the registrat ion up to 1) a.m. on Thursday was only six points. On Thursday there was an appreciable drop in the temperature and Friday was not as hot as earlier in the week. The cool change, however, was more than balanced by the high wind which prevailed all day.
CLEARING SALE AT EULOMO. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
CLWARIXtJ SALE AT EUKO.HO. I Messrs W. K. Garnsey, senior, report having conductcd a highly successful sale at Eulomo station on Wednesday, on account of Messrs. P. Dunn and Sons, who recently dissolved partnership. There I was a largo attendance 01' buyers ; from the surround ins districts, and | every lot was cleared at very satis ! factory prices. Notwithstanding the excessive heat the sale went merrily ' from 11 a.m., with only a short break for lunch. Draught. mares realised from £87 to £50 li)s, un broken fillies to £3 8, draught hor ses Irom £2S to £.">7. Light horses also sold well from .1110 to £17 lf>s; i a pair of unbroken ponies £20. Hoggets' sold from Ss to lis Gd, cows )o £1 5s. The whole of the machinery, plant, furniture, etc., was well competed for, and all sold at top prices.
A BEAUTIFUL SUNSETEFFECT [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
A KKAUTll riv SUX.SKT ISKI'JBOT Constable J, 0. Jenkinson ob served on Monday evening, the 5th inst... a beautiful and unique effect on the setting sun between G.45 p.ni and 7 p.m., caused by the upper portion of the atmosphere being ueavily charged with smoke, which probably came from the South Aus tralian and Victorian bush fires raging tliore, which caused the sun to assume at first a bright red color, which gradualy deepened to a very dark red, till eventually it. became invisible altogether. At the same time there were several very narrow layers of eirro-strata clouds, perfectly horizontal, and parallel to each other, and so close to each other that two and sometimes three extended right across the sun's disc at the same time as it passed be hind them, and gave a most remark able reproduction on a large scale of Jupiter and his belts (save t.lie sun's colour, of course), and at limes also small particles and wisps of cloud appearing with them made it more than ever like beautif...
BIG AUTUMN EVENTS AT CAULFIELD AND FLEMINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
BIG AUTUMN EVENTS AT CAUL FIELD AND FLEMINGTON. . The Y.A.T.C (Caulfield) Autumn meeting will be held on February 11 and 24. On the first day the Oak leigh Plate, 5^ fur., is the princi pal event. The V.R.C. meeting takes place at Flemington March 2, 5, 7 and 9. -Principal events, Newmarket I-Idcp., Of., March 2nd; Australian Cup, March 5th. Weights for the three races nam ed were declared last week. At time of writing, a few have already dropped out , notably: Blairgour from the Oakleigh Plate, which lie won last year, also annexing the Fu turity Stakes, 7f., on the second day, Sylvander from the Oakleigh Plate; Beverage and Manchester from the Newmarket Hdcp.; Tlio Parisian from the Australian Cap, which he won last year. Blairgour 8-13 and Sylvander S-C aro still in the Newmarket at time of writing; Beverago 8-9 is still in the Austra lian Cup. History teaches that failures in the Oakleigh and Futurity sprints at Caulfield can win the Newmarket Mala and Queen o' Scots aro in stan...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
CltlOKlSX. The recently-concluded Sheffield Shield competition was spoilt by this season's superabundance of big ger cricket, and in tho last match, by the disablement, at a critical time of Armstrong and Matthews and al ways by the absence of Ransford. The retention of the Shield by N.S.W. is satisfactory in this State, but Victoria had a big handicap and ahowed pluck and determination In saving an innings defeat in the last match and getting three of the oth ers out a second time. That display of grit under difficulties was one of the features of the soaaon's big cricket. Similarly handicapped, tho Vic torians could not bo cxpected to do much against the Englishmen, who only &lt;beat them in the first match by &lt;iy runs. Viewing the position from all points, it is clear that England haa the best prospects of winning tho triangular ' tournament this year. Whether slio will retain supremacy wlien some Australian "permanenc ies" have been weeded out, or liavo at las...
FORECASTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
FORECASTS. Moorefield (Sydney), February 10. Flying Handicap, Gf.,—Obiuo (if sunt liero) 1, Mall Kobe 2, Becliva or Sunburnt 3. Stewards' Milo—Oamo (it started) X, C.ir. 2, l.attlc T.ill 3. Kogarah Stukcu, 1 milo—-Wool 1, Ilarloy 2, Ulmus 3. Nursery Handicap, Uf.,—Lota 1, Warman 2, Noogilla 3. February Handicap, 13/i mllea— Chaste 1, Olive Green 2, Crown This tlo or Flaxen 3. Scarborough Welter, Gf.,—Debut aTite :L, Malt itoso 2, Ayreltno or Humulus o.
Sport and Pastime. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
Sport and Pastime, I i (BY BAIT All!).) ; The Bathurst Turf Club made profit of £260 over its meeting on January 2t>th and 27th. i 1 V'': K» + - • The Hobart Cup run. on Wednes day was won by Flavei, wltli Kiot second and Olkeno third. * * Tho New England Cup, run at . Ariuldalo 011 Wednesday, resulted In a win lor Flava, It's Funny second, and .Volsloane third. Tho winner started at 6 to 1. » • A new record for high jump for a horse under saddle was made by Landlock, a horse belonging to Eroui Bros., in Melbourne, 011 Wed nesday. He cleared 7ft. 2% inches, with 8st. 61b. on his back. tf # * The Acolyte has been handicapp ed at U.D for the Cootamundra Cup, to be run at the Cootamundra races on:Wednesday next. Uedway 7-13, and. Minea 7-12, are also in tho race. . Tho country picnicker Soldo, who went to Sydney a few weeks ago won tho Allowrie Trial Stakosi at \the: Wollongong races on Tuesday. •* * ¥ "Last week Mr. A. .J. Field dis posed of liis trotting maro Burless, by Burlingto...
DEATH OF AN OLD RESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
DEATH OF AN OLD RESIDENT. Another of the oldest residents of the Forbes district, Mr. Joseph Besgrove, senr., died on Wednesday last about mid- day at his late residence, " Riverside." &nbsp; The deceased gentlemen had attained his 73rd year, and had been living in Forbes since the early sixties, being engaged in farming pursuits during the whole of that period. Latterly he had been in consider- able ill-health, suffering from an internal complaint, and his death was not unex- pected. The late Mr. Besgrove was a nitive of the old country, and for a number of years prior to coming to Aus- tralia he followed a seafaring life, up to the time that he came into the Lachlan district. He is survived by an adult family of four sons and two daughters comprising Messrs. Henry, Joseph, Arthur, and James Besgrove, Mrs George Rath, of Forbes, and Mrs. Venables, of Parkes. The interment took place on Thursday morning, deceased's remains being first conveyed to the Roman Catholic Church, a...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 10 February 1912
LOCAL ITEMS. Tenders are being caller! by the Deputy Postmaster General, for repairs to the Young-Bimbi-Grcnfell telegraph line. A revision court for Lachlan electorate will be held at the Court House, Condobo lin, on Wednesday, 13th March, at 2 p.m. Miss Harper, teacher of pianoforte, will resume teaching on the 19th February, not on the I2th, as announced in last issue. It is rumoured that Mr. George S. Beeby, Minister for Lands in the present Government, will oppose Mr. Fitzpatrick for Orange at the next State election. Cr, Crawford has been unanimously elec ted as president of Goobang Shire Coun cil, in succession to Cr. Herbert, who de clined re-election, SHEETINGS, TABLE DAMASKS. CALICOES, AT MAX SOX'S SALE. A reminder may be given of the two days horse sale to be conducted at Parkes municipal yards on Thursday and Friday next, by Messrs W. J. Kelly and Co. At the meeting of Goobang Shire Coun cil on Monday last, the resignation of Mr. H. J. Hughes as shire clerk was accepted,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 14 February 1912
HOMEBUSH h\\T STOCK SALES. DALGETY & CO., LTD., YDM PAT & STOKE STOCK SALESMEN. STOCK & STATION AGENTS. Pat Sheep and Cattle at l'loiuington on Mouddays and Thursdays. PROCEEDS DAY AFTER SALE. SPLENDID RESTING. PADDOCKS ADJACENT TO THE HOMEBUSH SALE YARDS. AMPLE WATER. ■ - RELIABLE MEN. 1 file iLeasiL8 3"he Cctrgest 3t°ek of 3e,weUe5:Y» "Watches, 5^ver"mourlted Gtoods, £eather doods, "Wedding & 5)ivth d«Y Presents in Sown; 3rispeet before buying else where, and Save jVtoney Op. Soldiers' Memorial LACHLAN STREET. >AL&lt; ETY &lt;& © (LIMITED! W@oi Salesmen SYDNEY At Dalgety's Warehouse the Wool-Showing Methods, as well as tho handling facilities generally, arc unrivalled. „ CAREFUL ATTEIMTiOW TO SMALL CUP© Printed and Published by William Brooke and Sons at the Offico ot the "Pores Times" Gas Printing Works, corner Lachlan and Browng Streets, Forbes, N.S.W.
Hospital Committee Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 14 February 1912
Hospital Committee Meeting. The first meeting of the new committee of tko Forbes District Hospital. was • held at . tlie Council chambers on Monday night. There were present Messrs G. F. Cochrane (retiring- president), E. J. Grinsted, F. W. Stone, J. Donaghey, J. 11. Hassall, R. E. B. lieyinoiid, C Bur ton, G. S. Shelton, J. J. "Walsh aiul the secretary, Mr. Bates, Messrs Edwards and Mills attended to wards the close of the meeting. The minutes of'the last monthly, and a couple of special meetings held in connection with the ap pointment of a head nurse were confirmed, and then the President extended a welcome to the now members of the committee. Messrs Hassall, Donaghey, and Shelton briefly responded and expressed their desire to do what • they could to forward (he interests of the hospital. .At, a later stage the other new member of the commit tee i..Mr. Mills) attended, and he al so was welcomed by the jiresident, and briefly replied. The first business was the election of office...
Grand United Oddfellows' Conference. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 14 February 1912
Grand United Oddfellows' Conference. The first annual conference of the western district lodges of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows was held at Narromine at the beginning of last week. Star of Forbes Lodge, Forbes, was repre sented by'Bro. Nicod, D M., who occu lt pied the chair, during the proceedings. ( Amongst the other lodges represented were Star of Asnburuham, Parkes, and Golden Sheaf, Trundle. The yearly report, which was read by Bro.. Nicod,./showed that the order had made the largest increase of any of the friendly societies during last year, and eight new'branches had been opened. The balance sheet showed a credit to the funeral fund of i'4,667 8s Sd-; widows and orphan fund £1,098 12s 3j&lt;>d, widow and orphans' management £90 lis yd ; con • ..tingent fund £1 j6s lid. The total funds thus" amounted to £5,858 14s lj'jd. The debit balance of £139 is Gd on the con tingent fund had been completely wiped out, and for the first time for years there was a credit....
NO BILL FILED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 14 February 1912
NO BILL FILED. D.; J/ Moloney, »olicitor, vo ■ ceivecl- advice on Tuesday, that the Attorney-General had refused: to file a bill in the charge against Rob ort Thomas Haynes, who was recent ly' committed ■■■•for., trial, at the apr proacliing Quarter Sessions in con nection with the loss- of a draught horse by .Mr. Bathgate from his ■residence at North Hill.
SYDNEY PRODUCE MAKKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 14 February 1912
SYDNEY PRODUCE MAKICET. John Bridge and Co , Ltd., report that | last week sheepskins competition was not I quite as keen as at the preceding auctions, I but values were practically unchanged. ! [•"or tallow both local manufacturers and j exporters bid spiritedly and catalogues, j which were smaller than usual, were quit ted on the old basis.
The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 14 February 1912
The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. ■ Dalgety and Company,. Limited, report under date gtii inst., that at the previous day's sales they' submitted their fifteenth catalogue for this season, comprising 4,650 bales, including several super lines in the Urease and a number of medium wools General competition was sccured for all grades, and a large clearance was effected at prices fully equal to last week's rates. Their highest price in greasies, viz., 14.UI per lb , was secured for 1?. Campbell s Yarraluma clip from Qucanbcyan. The season is now fast drawing to a close, and after next week the offerings will be very light. It is expected that the whole of the Sydney stocks will be sold not later than the 22nd instant, on which date the weekly scries of sales will terminate.
W.D.R.A. RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 14 February 1912
W.D.R.A. RACES. The annual racc meeting of the Western District Racing Association was opened on Friday, and concluded on Saturday. The attendance was very satisfactory, rather surpassing last year's. The course appeared to be in very fair order, much better than might have been expected after the droughty weather lately experi enced. The fields were not large, but the racing was interesting, the Wellington and Trangie Handicaps particularly so The following were the results:— PlilJUCANS' I'URSE.—G furlongs. G. Clarke's Veronite, 7.8 (McIIugli) .. I J, Horton's Orsile, 9.6 (W. Manning)... 2 F. Quinn's La Patrie, 7.12 (If. Quinn)... 3 Mazanet, 7.0, also started. Betting : 6 to 4 Veronite, 5 to 2 Orsile, 4 to I Mazanet, 5 to I La Patrie. Veronite won all the way. Time, 1.16. FORHES TRIAL STAKES—Six fur, L. N. Smith's Larnaca, 8.4 (R. Walker) I R. Stinson's Katella, 8.6 (J. Pratt) ... 2 P. C Weston's General Buller, 8 I (Hatfield) ... ... ... 3 Other starters : Nickel Ore 8.11, Airo gr...