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BENA. RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
BENAt. If;:(From Our Own, Correspondent). y; RACE MEETING. ■ The annual ' meeting -.of • the'Beiia: Amateur Race" Club was held - at . Bena Hall on the 6tli inst. •Before the meeting-spventuated, there, was some talk of the club falling through; but judging' by the good attendance, and the enthusiastic manner in which business was conducted, the writer predicts a most successful season. : - ' The following officers were elected: for the ensuing'year:—President, Mr G. R. Hoad; Vice- Presidents. Messrs W. Harrison and J. Dill; Secretary and Treasurer, Mr P; J. Mooney; Committee, Messrs A. and W. Harrison, L. and D. B. .Tones, L. Lewington, Ii. R. Helyar, D. Berrell,. W. H. Gold\x=req-\ ing, J. Dawson y .WY Piefke, J.,Dill, G. R. Hoad, and C. W. Ridley; Starter, Mr J. Dawson; Clerk of Scales, Mr L. Lewington; Judge, Mr H. R. Helyar; Clerk of Course, Mr D. B. Jones; Stewards, Messrs L. Jones, W. and A?. Harrison, D. Berrell, and J, Dill. The '-annual'subscription was fixed at 10/6. The ...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
GENERAL.! : X splendid fall of rain fell here on Friday last, CO odd points were registered in town, 90 odd points at Galway, and 36 points at'Rosebank. The marriage of Mr Wm. Henry, to Mrs Dyer, of Vycan, was celebrat- ed at the latter place on Thursday, 4th inst., the Rev. Carus Caton offi- ciating. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Trajere cricketers will journey - to Goolagong to-inorrow (Saturday) to try their skill; agaiiist the Goola\x=req-\ gong- -boys. V ; A very painful accident happened, to Roy .Douglas on Tuesday last. He -was engaged in splitting a post, when -the axe slipped, cutting the big toe of the - right foot to; the bone, and leaving an ugly gash: The President of the Boree Shire . Council, Mr "VVhitmee, accompanied ■ by Mr Price; the engineer, paid an oflicial visit to, the town on Saturday last. With reference to the bridge: over Mandagery crossing, Mr Price - stated he liad^ reconsidered his former recommendation,. and now, intends recommending a high level -...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 12 January 1912
THANKS. The Committee of Management, Forbes District Hospital, desire to Thank the Donors of the following special gifts:—C. S. McPhillamy, Esq., Warroo, £100; Directors Thos. Edols and Co., Burrawang, £50; Al- fred Stokes, Esq., Forbes, £10. J. H. BATES, Secretary. &nbsp;
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
ITEMS OF INTEREST. At the clean-up of the Long Tunnel mine on Saturday, 850 tons of stone was .crushed, for the splendid yield of 887 ozs. of gold. The mine looks better than ever. -• . The Commission appointed in connection with the redistribution of seats, has practically completed its work. -All that..remains to be done is to take evidence. At:the annual Labor Conference, which concluded on Friday, the Labor platform was re-constituted . as . follows: 1. Maintenance of White ■■Austra\x=req-\ lia. - 2. Maintenance of Laud Tax. 3. Effective federation. 4. New Protection. 5. Nationalisation of Monopolies. 6. Arbitration Act Amendment. 7. Navigation. 8. Commonwealth Freight and Passenger Steamers. 9. Restriction of Public Borrowing. 10. General Insurance. 11. Establishment of Sugar Refineries.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
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THE WHEAT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
THE WHEAT MARKET. Private cables to Sydney state that the London and Liverpool wheat market closed quietly on_ Saturday. The Sydney market began this weeks fairly strong for milling grain and, high prices for oats and maize are reflected in better grades of chick wheat,. Wheat on milling acocunt realised 3/8; some shippers offered 3/73, and some 3/8. •
SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
(By Musqueton). Warwick Farm race results on Saturday last: — Flying Handicap, 6 furlongs.— Pride of Murillo, Precious, Marnghi. Time, 1.15J. Farm Stakes, 1 mile.—Golden Light, Seaha'm, Lady Chiel. Time, 1.42 J. Liverpool Mile.—Corallina, Lady Wilde, C.H. Time, 1.412. Juvenile Handicap, 4 furlongs.— Warman, Electric Bell, Firm. Time, 50£sec. Warwick Farm Handicap, 1J mile. —Crown Thistle, Kyloe, Orea. Time, 2.10. Welter Handicap, ' 6 furlongs.— Milfoil, Lady Malster, George Gunn. Time, 1.16. There is very little doing straight out for the Challenge Stakes or Anniversary Handicap, and what little there "is goes on the sprint race, in which Bective is favorite, with Appearance next in order. For the Anniversary Handicap, Olive Green is favorite. The 220 yards swimming championship was won on Saturday by the victorious W. Longw.orth, who beat Cecil Healy by 2 yai'ds in 2min. 27 2-5sec., this being an Australian record. Longworth is now the absolute champion over - any distance, from 10...
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. At Homebush yesterday. 1720 | cattle were'yarded. " The market was Ami, best bee£ being worth 25/- per lOOlbs, second uality 23/-, inferior 20/-. Bullocks, made £ 5 : to £ 10 1/-, cows £ 3 to £ 8. . The sheep penned totalled 17,700, the. market being unaltered. Wethers made' S/- to 16/-, ewes (>/-~to"12/9.
SHOCKING TRAGEDY. AT WEST WYALONG. Five Men Perish. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
SHOCKING TRAGEDY. AT WEST WYALONG. Five Men Perish. A terrible tragedy, resulting in the deaths of five men, occurred at the\x=req-\ Barrier mine, West Wyalong, on Saturday. A party of seven had been working below. Having heard no knocking for some time, the manager descended the mine, with the object of ascertaining whether anything was amiss, and discovered that the men had been overcome by foul air. Three of the unfortunate miners were found lying dead on the plat, Frank M'Guire, Rube Nicholson, and John Mulhall, whilst William Worthington and Wm. Cunningham were prostrated in a very bad state, whilst Jack and Bert Navin could, not be found. It is impossible that they are alive. "" ; A relief party has been engaged to locate the .Navin.'brothers, but their labors are hampered owing to the pressure-of foul air, which,is overpowering.' All the dead men were married, and leave widows and families. On the tragedy being made known, hundreds of people, including the relatives and frien...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
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THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
THE WEATHER. Last issue.; we were gloating1 over, -our glorious climate, when the thermometer, only reached a-maximum of 79 -during Wednesday and Thursday, but on Friday it crept up to 85, and on Saturday jumpeu to 99; on Sunday, it climbed up another point, and;yes\x=req-\ terday it leaped up to the maximum; of 106.7, which is-a record for this summer, the register - most closely: approaching it, being 30th November, 1911, when the mercury reached' 103.7. 'The intense heat, yesterday culminated in a thunderstorm- from the south-west, which divided as it approached the! town, one portion going to the southward, whilst the other, burst with loud crashes of thunder and vivid flashes of forked lightning right over the town half an hour later. During the storm 50 points of rain fell in. Forbes,; and the thermometer during the night feli*~to 71. .; Thermometer readings; - Friday, S 5.5/5 7.3; Saturday, 99/59; Sunday,' 100/G7; Monday, 10G.7/SO. ^
ALLEGED HORSE STEALING. ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TRIAL [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
ALLEGED HORSE STEALING. ACCUSED COMMITTED FOR TEIAL A man named Robert Thomas Haynes, on remand from Grenfell, was charged at the police court on Friday last, before Mr J. Jamieson, J.P., with having on the 31st December, stolen a bay draught" gelding, branded RB over B, the property of Catherine Bathgate, from North Hill,\x=req-\ Forbes. Mr R. E. B. Reymond appeared for the prosecution, and Mr D. J. Moloney for the defence. Senior-constable Wilson, of Forbes, stationed temporarily at Grenfell, deposed that on the 5 th inst. he saw accused leading a horse into the railway station yard there. On being questioned, accused said he got the horse on the Parkes road, about" 6 a.m. on December 31st, and showed witness written authority, signed T. Wright, to take charge of his bay draught horse, in the possession of, and being worked by Alexander Bathgate," of North Hill, Forbes, and "to buy or sell the horse'to my best interests." Later on accused told witness that he got drunk on the nigh...
SPORTING MEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
SPORTING MEMS. (By Musqueton). : Some time ago, Mr E. C. Best liad the .misfortune to have a valuable filly by Rock Huon injured in an accident (says the Parkes "Examiner"). He had another fine animal, by the same sire, running in a paddock at :Balderodgery, where it was struck by lightning, and killed during a recent storm. ' At a special meeting of the Western District Racing Association on 9th prox., Mr J. J. Dalton will move: —To amend, rule 7, by leaving out the following words, "An affiliated\x=req-\ club shall be entitled to vote by proxy 1 at any^.meeting of delegates. ' Such proxy shall be signed by the presir dent.,and secretary of the clu,b, and shall be in the hands of the secretary not later than the hour fixed'for the\x=req-\ meeting of the delegates." Members are reminded of the an-. nual meeting of the Jockey Club at the Albion Hotel to-night. "
FORBES RAINFALL. THIRTY-SIX YEARS RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
FORBES RAINFALL. THIRTY-SIX YEARS RECORD. The following is the annual rainfall for the past 36 years in Forbes, as taken from Government, re\x=req-\ cords:—\x=req-\ 1876 , 17.17 1877 17.78 1878 24.62 1879 27-.il5 1880 10.40 _ 1881 - 17.54 1882 15.54 1883 ." 14.47 1884 12.80 1885 - -16.81 1886 24.38 1887 y.' S3.50 ,1888 ' • 14.62 . 1889 25.92 1890 .". *33.65 1891 ^ 29.91 "" 1892 . . .." 25.25 -1893 .! ". .. 24.54 1894 28.70 1895 12.91 1896 ~. 17.08 1897 13.63 1898 . .' ' 16.31 - 1899 13.57\x=req-\ - 1900 '. 19.58 . . 1901, 17.33 1902 13.62 , 1903 1 19.89 1904' 16.94 1905 23.52 1906 " 26.25 _ 1906 ' 26.25 1907 '. 17.82 1908 . .' ! '14.41 1909 18.43 1910 ...' 17.55 1911 21.77
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 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, Tregalins. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Batliurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Mel- _ „ 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.). 9.30 p.m.—Eugowra.
TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
TUESDAY. ;11.3 Q a.m.—Calarie. .11.30 a.m.—Condobolin, Newland's, Bedgerabong, M'PMllamy'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. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, ■ Orange, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Ticliborne, Daroobalgie. ,(Late £ee; 4.5 p.m.). 9.30 p.m.—Eugowra,- Cowra, Goola\x=req-\ gong, Grenfell, Ooma Cree^^jj| Wenz's, Ooma station.