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A MELBOURNE TRAGEDY. Outcome of a Divorce Case. Melbourne, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
A MELBOURNE -TRAGEDY. Outcome of a Divorce Case. Melbourne, Tuesday. ; A dramatic tragedy occurred in Melbourne last night. - It .appears that Frederick Tullidge, a draper's assistant, who some months ago obtained a-divorce from his wife, saw the latter meet Ronald Holt, who had figured .as co-respondent in the suit.' - Tullidge seized Holt by the throat, , exclaiming, "Stand up now, and take your punishment like a man!" . Holt replied, "Stop, I want to speak to you. I will do anything you like." :• The two men• then commenced • to struggle, violently, and then the report of a firearm was .heard, and Tul lidge fell to the ground with a-bullet wound in the right breast. He died within a few minutes. Holt has been arrested, and charged with wilful murder. lie declares that he shot Tullidge in self-defence.
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
r MAIL TIME TABLE. J MONDAY. 7.15 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate,. Condobolin Station, Burrawang Station. - Bauruxw|®Young, Cowra, bourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, 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.).
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
PERSONAL. Mr C.. Gayniard, of Sunivyside, who, with Mrs Gsaymard, has been on a holiday trip to the continent, returned to Sydney on Saturday/ and is expected in Forbes during , the week.. ■ ' v\x=req-\ Warder James Conway, of ■ the; Forbes gaol, has been transferred to Darlirigliurst, and left for his new\x=req-\ station by Monday's train. ~ Miss Vei-a Whyburn, who lias been appointed probationary nurie at the-' Forbes District Hospital, hails from Raglan, is IS- years of age, and was educated at Narrabri onverft High School, at Kelso public school, and at the Batiiiirst District School. . ■ The Rev. ' John Catony of • Coburg, Melbourne, is the oldest incumbent in the diocese of Melbourne. A few\x=req-\ months ago.,the rev: gentleman :• had a severe illness, from which he .has completely recovered. Although in his 72nd year, lie is still active, and* at the present time is relieving Archdeacon Hayma'n, " of Maryborough," Vivtoria. The Rev. Cams Caton, of Forbes, is his son.
FORBES—CONDOBOLIN LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
TOKBES—CONDOBOLIN LINfi DOWN. Ait. Dep . a.m. a.m FORBES ........... 7.55 PARKES ...... .. ., 8.52 9.25 Bogan Gate ......... 10.50 11.10 : p.m. CONDOBOLIN-. .... . -1.-35 . 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.
SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
SATURDAY. 11.30 a.m.—Calarie, Bedgerabong, Condobolin, -Nowland's, Yarra Yarra, Carrawobitty, Eulomo, v Traversdale, M'Pliillamy's, Raw\x=req-\ lin's, Hall's, Hope, Gemalong, Porter's, Kennedy's, Sweeney's, . Bogandillon, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Borambil, Monwonga, j 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., Bathurst, Orange, Molong, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Cookamidgera, • Parlces, Daroobalgle, Tichborne. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.).
A LOVELY LIAR. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
LOVELY LIAR. To-night, this really excellent company will appear for the first time in Forbes in the latest musical, farcical success,' "A Lovely Liar," -which has enjoyed an interrupted run of popularity in London and New York extending considerably over a year. So pronounced lias 'been the success of this excruciatingly funny comedy in other towns, that hundreds have been nightly turned away. The piece is abounding in ludicrous situations, and the musical interpolations are of an excellent order. Mr Wykeham, Miss Preston, and the other members of this fine combination, are all congenially cast. > The play hinges on a simple fib told by a delinquent husband, who, through a mishap in a London tubula railway, is compelled t.n srmnrl the nisht in a carriage with- an unknown lady. The repairs are effected, and on. the husband re\x=req-\ turning.home in the morning, he invents the ready lie that he lost the last train, and spent the night with his friends, the Smiths, at Pickleton. T...
DISTRICT HOSPITAL SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
DISTRICT HOSPITAL SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE. A special meeting of the committee of the Forbes District Hospital was. held last night in the: Town Hall, in camera, as is usual with'all;. the meetings of this committee, and the following is a precis of the secretary's minutes. Thererwere present: Messrs G. F.\x=req-\ Cochrane (President),M. Tuolieyv E. T. .Blanche,. J. Harris, F. W. Stone,. Barton, A. Sam, and J. Edwards. The application of Miss Vera Why\x=req-\ burn, of Raglan, for the ppsition of probationary nurse, was accepted, and she was appointed accordingly. The quotation of Brownhill Bros, for printing 300 copies of the annual report and balance sheet was accept-' od. The annual report' and balance\x=req-\ sheet "were submitted, and adopted,' and it was resolved that they be printed and circulated. It was-resolved to liold"the annual meeting of subscribers on 2Otli January, 1012. .: She: "Too many men expect their wives to run their homes on practically nothing. They f...
EQUINE OBITUARY. DEATH OF A FAMOUS TROTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
EQUINE OBITUARY. DEATH OF A FAMOUS TROTTER. Mr W. J. Barton, of Forbes, sustained a .severe loss on Saturday, in the death of his famous trotting stallion, Burlington Junior, vwho, as a sire of trotters, had few equals in Australia. The big chestnut died" from some intestinal trouble, but he leaves behind him, to perpetuate his fame, a brilliant galaxy of trotters. Amongst others, lie sired such brilliant performers as Beli Hur, :l mile, 2min. 15sec; Talbragar, -2min. 18sec., 1J miles in 3min: 30sec.; Onward, 2min. 22secs.; Faithful,-2min. 24sec.; Cinders, 2min. 24$sec.; Velvet, 2min. 25sec.; Harltaway, 2min. '25isec.; Burless, 2min. 31sec.; Frisco,' 2min. 2Ssec.; Honest Lad, 2min. SGsec.;, Stella, - 2min. 36sec.; Victory, and others. : The first' of Burlington Junior's progeny (yearling colt and filly) in this district were awarded first prize in open competition at ;the Forbes show, 1911, Burless,- by Burlington Junior,, also won first prize for : best trotting mare, Forbes show, ...
THIRD TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
THIRD TEST MATCH. The third test.match, being played at Adelaide, stood as follows up to last night:— Australia.—First innings. Bardsley, c Smith, b Foster .... 5 Kelleway, b Foster .......... 1 Hordern, c Rhodes, b Foster ... 25 Ransford; not out .. . .. .. . • S Armstrong, b Barnes .. . .... . 33 Trumper, b Hitch;.. ... ."...... 26 . Hill, st. Smith, b Foster v 0 Minnett, b Foster .. ....... . . . ." . 0 Matthews, c Mead, b -Barnes ... 5 Cotter, b Barnes ... ... . .. .!• II Carter, c Gunn, b Douglas . ..... 8 Sundries . ...... ...... . .. . • 11 Total* .^33 Bowling analysis.—Foster, 5' for 36; Barnes, 3 for 71; Douglas,. 1 for 7; Hearne, 0 for 6; Hitch, 1 for 2. , Second Innings. Bardsley, not out '16 Kelleway,- b Douglas .. . .. . ... • 37 Carter, not out .4 Sundries ....... 9 "One wicket for ... ...>.. 96 England.—First Innings.^ ■ Rhodes, Ibw, b Cotter .. . .. . ... 59 Hobbs, c Ilordern, b Minnett ... • .187 Gunn, c Hill, b Cotter .. ........ . 29 .; Hearne, c Hill, b Kellew...
FORBES RIFLE CLUB. MAJOR M'DONNELL COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
FORBES RIFLE GLOB. MAJOR M'DONNELL COMPETITION. The first slioot of the Saturday section of the competition for the match rifle presented by Major M'Donnell (Commonwealth Defence Forces), and for, trophies presented by Messrs A. J. Baldock and- Jos. Murphy, took place on Saturday at the local rifle butts, with the following results, the light being good and the -wind: .variable. There will be the ^usual. practice shooting to-mor-row. - 200 300 H. T'l F\ Crippen 32 28 6 66 W. Shiryington ;; . 30 31 i: 62 _W. M'Mahon . . . . 27 27 61 J. H. Hassall . ;. . 29 31 scr. 60 B. R.' Tooth . ... . 26 29 5 60 T. Kelly- . . .' 34 26 scr. 60 J. I-I. Bates 31 29 scr. 60 J. Leader . 24 26 8 58 C. Muller 29 23 6 58 R. Kelly : 30 23 .3 56 J. Girdham . 27 ' 19 8 54 G. Shirvington . . 29 d9 3 '51 W. Patterson . 24. 21 5 50 H. A. Tooth 24 16 S 48 A.. Miller , &lt; . . . 24 23 scr. 47 J. A. Patterson . . 22 13 8 43 P. Wall - 20 ret. 8 28
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
FORBES H.A.C.B. RACE MEETING. A Committee Meeting of the Club will be held at Lynch's Terminus Hotel on THURSDAY NIGHT, the 18th inst., at 8 o'clock. Business: To draft a programme. E. O'LOUGHLIN, .. . ' / Secretary. SHARE FARMERS. ... WANTED, SHARE FARMERS t&lt;T work 300 Acres each; virgin country. Apply A. K. SHANNON, / Richlands, Grenfell. TO CARPENTERS. TENDERS are invited until January 30th for the ERECTION OF HOMESTEAD for C. E. Rowley. Plans and all particulars from the undersigned.' J. 1-1. BATES, Architect.
FORBES RAILWAY STATION. THE GROWTH OF TRAFFIC. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
FORBES RAILWAY STATIOH. THE GROWTH OF TRAFFIC. We are enabled, by the courtesy of the stationmaster, Mr A. F. Calcott, and Mr B. Tooth, accountant at the railway station, to furnish an interesting comparison of operations-for the year 1911, and those of 190S. As may be seen from the figures appended, there has been a substantial all round increase during the last three years. . Passenger revenue—1911, £7999; 190S, £6926. > Goods revenue—1911, £16,297; 1908, £ 12,771. Live stock revenue—ID 11, £1354; 1908, £985. I - Tickets, issued—1911, , .11,922; 190S. 7164. . Goods inwards—1911. : 8 0 5 4 tons; 1908, 69G5 tons. Goods outwards—1911, 10,792 tous; 190S, 7822 tons. The number of tickets issued for December, 1911, was 1256,-the passenger traffic revenue * totalling £1SS3, The inwards goods tonnage for the month was 500 tons, and the outward 493 tons, which meant a goods revenue for the Inot month of the old 'year of £ 1633.
A VISIT TO GAYWARD'S. AN OASIS IN THE DESERT. A Man's Work. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
H VISIT TO GfiYWIflRD'S. AN. OASIS IN THE DESERT. A Man's Work. There is poetry in a vineyard. All i the most glorious rhapsodies that have ever been poured out by poets have their acme of sentiment and romance in the juice of the grape. Old Biblical Solomon attributed all the pitfalls of life to wine and woman. But Solomon was a satiated philosopher, and his utterances, and not over-wise aphorisms were very often the result of satiety, whilst some of his injunctions were very foolish, and were born of an overweening conceit of himself, fostered by the admiration of 300 concubines. The undisguised admiration of 300 women is enough to turn any man's head. It was in one of his moments of mental aberration that he enjoined us to go to the ant for wisdom. Now, if there is anything more foolish than an ant lumbering a heavy load across rough country, with apparently no objective, we would like to see it. We don't go too much on Solomon stock; we think it's over.boomed, and that over-accr...
THE RABBIT COURT. ALL HANDS FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
THE RABBIT COURT. ALL HANDS FINED. /ft the ■ police court this morning, most of the summons cases' were against landholders, for negleuLiug lu destroy rabbits on their holdings. This may not be the, legal jargon, but that's what the defendants " were fined for; and that is all-sufficient. The term "defendants"; is a bit of--a misnomer, because there was no attempt at defence, though-there was always an attempt at palliation.\x=req-\ The whole of tlie nine-aldermen of the Forbes Municipal Council' were prosecuted by the P.P. Board individually, and the Mayor (Alderman J. lMwards) was made the scapegoat. Stock Inspector Dowling' did not press the charge, because lie had inspected the work done by the Mayor, as .chronicled in our last issue, arid had, in the language of the Creator, as related in Genesis, pronounced it to be good. The Mayor was fined £1, with 3/- costs, and the remainder of the aldermen were let off with costs alone. The other cases in which each defendant was fined £2...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
The Albion, COMMERCIAL AND FAMILY HOTEL. ONE OF THE HOMES OF THE WEST. GEO. DAN VERS, PROPRIETOR. Post Office H®tels FORIES E. E. RICHARDSON, PROPRIETOR. METROPOLITAN HOTEL, CORNER RANKIN & TEMPLAR STREETS, FORBES. J. J. HUM Having obtained a lease of the above well-known and centrally-situated hotel, solicits the 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 tlie past QUARTER OF A CENTURY, and to remind them that I am still at 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 BRANDS STOC...
GENUINE FUN, "A BACHELOR'S HONEYMOON." [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
GENUINE FUN, BACHELOR'S HONEYMOON;" The people of Forbes apparently did not realise that there was appear-: ing here last night a high-class com\x=req-\ edy^ company in one of the cleverest and most excruciatingly funny farcical comedies that have ever been written. Had they done so, the town hall would, have been packed to the doors,- and hundreds could not have found admission. As it was, , the hall was only fairly comfortably filled, but those who attended were the: lucky ones. "A bachelor's honeymoon" is about, as screamingly-funny a play as could be - imagined: It is i just one sequence of infinitely laugh-, i able situations, and the man • who I couldn't fall in with the delightful i fun of the whole thing ought/to be re-made. It is a clever play, too, the ingenuity of the tangled , skein which the players have to unravel being something worth while. The cleverest play in the world,- in indifferent hands, would be a .blank and a failure, but last night's .performance of. "A. b...
LOCAL LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
LOCAL LAND BOARD. The Local Land Board will sit in the Courthouse on the 24th January, when the following business will be dealt with: — FIRST DAY. Applications for permission to Transfer.—C.P._ 11-42, J. J. Constable to E. C. Prow; C.P. 10-58, J.' Halliday to J. J. Constable. Consideration.—C.P. 11-44, con. of Sett. Ls., C. A. Radnedge; A.C.P., 11-4G, con. ol Sp. Ls., C. P. Spice; A.C.P. 11-47, con. of Sp. Ls., D. Dun\x=req-\ ford ; A.C.P. 11-51, con. of Sp. Ls. C. Morton. Appl'cations to Vary Conditions.— Sp. Ls. 06-15, D. Dunford. SECOND DAY. Application for Extension of. Term. —C.L. 276, Goldsbrough Mort and Co.; C.L. 3452, G. H. Pengiily; Sp. Ls. 4318 and 3124, H. A. Sharp'. Inquiry re Conditions.—Sc. Ls. 80, H. A. Sharp; C.P. 08-14, etc., A. Kennedy Consideration.—Sp. Ls. 11-30, A. I-tarriu.