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Forbes Police Court. Tuesday, February 13th Before Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Forbes Polios Court. Tuesday, February 13 th." Before Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M. Broach of Commons Regulations. Thomas Webb, commons ranger, proceeded against Alexander Smith on a charge oi' permitting a greater number of sheep to depasture on the commons than was allowed by the regulations. Mr. Moloney ap peared for complainant, and defend ant pleaded guilty. It was stated that defendant had 70 or 80 sheep running on the common, whereas the number allowed by the regulat ions was not m.:>re than 10. Defend ant stated that since the informa tion had boon laid he had sold the sheop, and now had none at all on the common. Defendant was fined 10s, court costs Gs, professional cosst £1 Is, in default seven days' imprisonment. The fino was paid.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
I 12,327 hides were offered at last auction* | A11 exceptionally strong demand prevailed' especially for extreme light weights which were Vtid to '/.til per lb. dearer, while other averages were from par to above late rales. Preliminary Notice. I THE ANNUAL CHRYSANT HEMUM SHOW, in aid of the PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, will be held in the FIRST j WEEK in MAY. GRAND Moonlight Continental (Under the auspices of the FORBES CRICKET CLUB), Will be held in the Cricket Ground, Forbes, —ON— Tuesday, February 27, '12, commencing at 8 p.m. SPLENDID PROGRAMME. ADMISSION Is. The Annual Ball (In aid of the Gunning C.C.) Will be held in the SCHOOL OF ARTS, BUDGER ABOSMG, —ON— Wednesday, Feb. 28, 1912. Comcwhere the good times always are. Double Ticket 4s. Ladies Free. P. L. BRODERICK, Hon. Sec. GOVERNMENT " SAVINGS MM of Nl'w South Wales. HoacJ Offiooi Moopq St^aot, Svdnov* ioth February, 1912. ERECTION OK CHAMBERS AT CORNER OK LACIJLAX AND SPRING STREETS.. The Commissioners invite applications from per...
Forbes Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Rlunicipal Council. Tho regular meeting of the Mun icipal Council was held oil Tuesday night. Tho Mayor, Aid. Edwards, j presided, and there was a full at tendance of aldermen, with the ex ception of Aid. Lee, who Is away from town. After the reading of the minutes the clerk presented the financial statement showing the position of tho various accounts to be as fol lows: General fund, receipts since last meeting, £43 14s 2d, present credit £83 18s lOd; sanitary and garbage fund, receipts £25 2a lOd, credit £9G 9s 9d; water fund, re ceipts £51 lis 6d, present credit £370 9s Gd; gas trading fund, re ceipts £65 Is 8d, present credit £83 13s 7d; street lighting fund, receipts (is 8d, present credit £S 15s Id. The Works Department forward ed copy of tho amendments to tho Local Government Act which it is proposed to embody in a bill to be submitted to Parliament during the forthcoming session, and asking for any suggestions which the Council desiied to make in regard to the proposals. On ...
No. 41. FARMING IN THE "DRY" DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
No. 41. FARMING IN THE "DRY" DISTRICTS. The first results of fanning operations at the Nyngan State Farm are encourag ing. The manager of the farm (Mr. II. .7. Kelly), in a report, says that the first harvest, considering the dry season, has been very satisfactory. The rain fall for the year has been much below the average. In (he autumn, (luring a. period of three months, only 2S points of rnin fell, that small quantity being the results of four separate falls. The wheat crop was planted from March to .Tune, but owing to the dry spell referred to, and to the fact that the land !u which the early crops were planted could not be fallowed for any length of time previous to planting, germination did not take place until after « fall of rain, totalling 0!l points, on the 10th, 1.1th, and 12th of May. Further rnin fell towards the end of May, making a total for the month of 183 pointo. This gave the crops a good start, and caused a vigorous growth; but, unfortunately, the rainfall for Ju...
ACRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. These Notes arc issued every week, under (he personal supervision of the Hon. J. L. TrcfHS Minister of Agriculture. and are bu>ed maiiily 011 the experiments of the. Department. The Department can solve many problems concerning ttio land ami production which would be impracticable to tlu* imliviilu.il producer. Departments of Agriculture are ^rcat educative forces* in nil'countries dependent upon their primary i resources. They tuny bo regarded as central repsesenUative. a^encics, from which springs the material for * the pursuance of improved methods in utilising the soil. » . _ ./• The Minister *oeks the rural press as a medium for disseminating the rondts or tho scientific audr practical investigations of his Department, in the hope that the mfoiiuutioii disc'oscd fix.m tunc to tiino.' may assf?.t the individual producer and the State centralis Should any farmer disire information relevant to hm work on tho laud, not referred to>in these• Notes at t...
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, FEBURARY 17, 1912. NOTES OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, FJOB.RUAKY 17, 1912. ^OTES^FTHElvEi?/ Information came from Sydney early in the week thai the Govern ment hail decided upon the engage ment., through the Agent General in London, of Mr. David Ilav, a fam ous lSnglish engineer, to report up on the traffic problem in the metro polis. It was further stated thai, the gentleman in question is to re ceive "a very high fee," which al most goes without saying.. While 110 doubt It will be. interesting, and in a measure profitable, to have the opinions and advice of this distin guished authority, there will be a tendency nevertheless to consider that the inquiry at this late hour of the day is somewhat superfluous.' Sydney's traffic problem lias been increasing in in tensity for the past ten years at least, and the urgent need of the present is not fur ther inquiry but rather prompt a-tion on the lines of a-aviee already available. Some years ago a city improvement com mission dealt exhaustively with the subject" a...
The Australian Bank of Commerce, Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
The Australian Bank of Commerce, Ltd. In the " Wild Cat " column of the Sydney ' Bulletin ' of 8th instant, the financial critic writes . as follows: —The Australian Bank of Commerce is the Phoenix that rose from the ashes of the old A J.-S. Bank. Many a bird is too big for its boots. This bird's trouble, just at present, is that its boots are too bit; for it- In other words, it has the foundations for a vastly biggor business than it has yet ac quired. ... In the A.B U. there is £2,924,618 of capital and reserves to guar antee £2,743,160 of depositand other debt Making all sorts of allowances, the A.B.O. has a foundation large enough to carry six or seven times the present amount of new public money in the business. No bank, on paper, offers better security. Further, it has the organization to handle, perhaps not that much, but a great more than it is handling. The situation calls for patience and perseverance. Given these two things, and the gradual awaken ing of the public to the...
Presentation at Grenfell. MR. A. H. GRIMM FAREWELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Presentation at Grenfell. MR. A. H. GRIMM FARE WELLED. At Grenfell on Saturday last a valedic tory presentation was tendered to Mr. A. H. Grimm, lately president of the Weddin Shire Council, and a member of the Forbes Pastures Protection Board, prior to his de- J parture from that district. The Mayor of j Grenfell, Aid. Jno. Taylor, presided, and i the attendance included several Councillors ! and a number of Shire employees, also rep- J resentatives of the Show Society and lead ing residents. The Mayor said he was sorry they were losing such a good citizen as Mr. Grimm, who had been of great service to the dis trict, and who was ever ready to help in any good cause. On behalf of the people of the district he expressed sincere regret at_ Grimms intended departure, and wished him and his wife and family health* wealth and happiness. He then asked Mr' Giimms acceptance of a handsome illu minated address for himself, and a silver tea and coffee service and silver salver> suitably in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
THOSE WHO SUFFER FROM WEAKNESS, SICK HEADACHE, LOSS OF SLEEP, POOR APPETITE, BILIOUSNESS, CONSTIPATION, OR INDIGESTION, SHOULD READ MRS. MORLOCK'S LETTER WRITTEN TO CLEMENTS TONIC, AND MOW IT CURED HER For the relief o! indigestion, and ll\c creation of good appetite, there is no equal to lliis reliable medicine. Women who suiter (rom indigestion should read this document, as it is true and ot value in every particular. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "For seven weeks in December, 1909, and in January, 1910, i was so ill I could only take biscuits and milk-food, my appetite svas so bad. "My husband, who is employed on one of the A.U.S.N, steamers, run ning to the S-uili Sea Islands, was advised by one of the ship's officers to induce me to try Clements Tonic. Acting on the advice given. 1 did so, and 1 am glad tc sny 1 am so thoroughly cured that I can cat any thing, and am in splendid health. I cannot praise il too highly ; in my opinion it is a wonderful medicine, worth its weight in gold tc ...
Eccentric Railway Carriage OFF THE RAILS AND ON AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Eccentric Railway Carriage OFF Tin: KAII/i AND ON A WAIN. A mishap oi' a peculiar nature de layed the running oi the 10.20 a.m. down Williamstown train in Victor ia ou Wednesday. As the train was approaching the Viaduct Junction box it wan observed that the cen tre wheels ol' a six-wheeled passen ger carriage left the rails. The train was stopped at the signals, and the ('river, who was not aware oi the mishap, steamed slowly into j Spcncer-sl reet, and pulled the train up alongside the island platform. Before the train reached the stat ion llie car had re-railed itself. A number uf railway officers proceed ed to investigate, but were unablo lo arrive at any conclusion what ever, The car was examined, but as it appeared to be in proper working order, it was allowed to proceed with the train to Williams town. It proved to be absolutely true to gauge, and the officials pro ceeded to inspect the roadway, be lieving that the tracks were damag-t ed. No defect could be discerned
WHAT OTHER WOMEN HAVE FOUND OUT [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
BY HGUSC WIFE. II in your lious-ekeepngcxpcricrce yoa have f&lt;,tii:&lt;11.-.111 icrtr.'ti lb nys t! .H \> iII be of benefit to others. '.vriU* i:ie ••.JnHit Uif.ttl. Cenoese Pastry. Four ounces of but tor, four ounces of castor .sugar, lour ounces of Hour, throe eggs, vanilla flavouring (or leinmi peel), and half a teaspoon John Hull linking .Powder. l'ut the butter into a warm basin, and boat it with a wooden spoon until it is quit-e soft; then add the flavouring and the castor sugar by degrees, and continue to beat the mixture until it is white and liko cream in appearance. Add one egg and the third of the Hour, and beat, lightly and thoroughly until well blend ed with the butter ami sugar: when this is finished add the second egg and more Hour in the same way; then tho third egg and the res+ oi' the flour. Stir in the baking-powder lightly, and turn the mixture into a thin tin which has been well buttered mid dusted with flour and castor sugar. Tho above past...
Late Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
I =====_ j Late Sporting. •j Evidently Lanty Cassidy lias struck form at lust, as at the Cootamundra races on Wednesday lie won tlio Lawn Stakes, 7 furlongs carrying U-U, pulling up in 1.30. Ho was well backed by liis followers, and started second favorite at 3 to 1. lie was followed'home by Jack Loudon S-l, and Gilmore 9-15. Tlio latter was favorite at 2 to 1. » * * The local trainor 0. Smith is still adding to his long string of racehor ses, the latest addition being Sir Kicc, a two-year-old colt by .Uico from Corollary, owned by Air. Jack | kogers, of Bedgerabong. lie is a full brother to Lemma, who won the Trial Stakes at the Muminiburruh races last week, * v m At Ualhurst on Thursday night the W.D.ll.A. stipendiary steward, Mr A. Austin, conducted an inquiry into the running of The Acolyte in the final Handicap at the Bathurst races recently held. The inquiry was held in camera, and at tlio close Mr. Austin reserved his decis ion. . o » 9 The Cootamundra Cup, lOOsovs., run on W...
nALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT. REMANDED TO FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
ALLEGED EMBEZZLE MENT. JUOMAXDIOD '.1X> I'OllBES. .Joseph Theobald, formerly sccve Uuy of the Forbes Freezing Comp any, appeared at (lie Central Police Court in riydney on Monday last, be fore j\lr Smithers, S.-M., having been arrested on a warrant and charged with having ombezzled the sum of X'2'J, 10s, the properly of the Forbes Freezing Co., Ltd. After evidence of arrest the accused was remanded to appear at Forbes Police Court on next .Monday, liHh instant.
The Mayoral Election. ALDERMAN EDWARDS HAS SECOND TERM. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
The Mayoral Election. ALDUUM.W KDWAKIXS II.AS W.HCOM) TICiOl. A special mooting oL' Uio Council was held on Tuesday night pvior to tho ordinary fortnightly meeting, for tho purpose of electing a mayor l'or ilic ensuing twelve months. There was a full attend ance of aUlenueu with die except ion of Aid. Lee. The first business dealt with was to fix the Mayoral allowance. On the motion of Aldermen tiaggin and Sam, it was resolved that this be .C50, the same as hitherto. The Mayor,. Aid. Edwards, an nounced that he had received two nominations, those of Aid, Vlunter, proposed by Aid. Patterson, and ol' himself, nominated by Aid. Sam. ; Aid. Patterson could not vouch for Aid. Uuutm-'s acceptance of the position, if elected, and as that gen tleman was not present at the com mencement. of tho meeting it was decided to delay the ballot until las arrival. When. Aid. Hunter .entered the Council room a few minutes later the Mayor again read the two nom inations. Aid. Hunter then stated that, l...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
LOCAL ITEMS. The annual ball in aid of tlic Gunning Cricket Club will be held in the School of ! Arts at Bcdgeiabong on Wednesday, February 28. Fuller particulars appear in another column. The Commissioners of the Government Savings Bank of New South Wales are in viting offers from persons who would be prepared to lease portion of the chambers, which they propose to erect at the corner of Lachlan and Spring streets. Fuller par ticulars appear in another column. A grand moonlight concert is to be held on the cricket ground on Tuesday, 27th instant, in aid of the Forbes (Jricket (Jlub. The programme will include comic songsi band items, ar.d various other musical 1 items and the admission is one shilling. * j Sergeant Berry, of Ooudobolin.. ' has been appointed to replace Ser geant Groueuger at I'arkes. The lat ter liaa boen promoted to the rank of Soiiior-Sorgeaut, and goes to Greufell to replace Sub-Inspector Roberts. The State Parliament is to re assemble in Sydney on Monday, and t...
SPITTING—A SUBSTITUTE FOR IRRIGATION. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Si'ITTJLNC;—A S U15ST1T U T lfl IRKKJATION. The decision of the Municipal Council at its meeting a fortnight ago, to invoke the aid of the police in putting down the spitting on footpaths nuisance, and to pre vent loitering on the footpaths, the latter step involving the dissolution of that popu lar institution, the kerb Parliament, has been the occasion for a little wrathful and much sarcastic comment. The subject cropped up during the police court pro ceedings on Tuesday morning, in a prose cution by the inspector of nuisances for waste of water. Mr. Reymond compared the prosecution with what he termed " the new idea " that people must not sit on the monument, and that they must not spit on the footpaths. He continued in sarcastic tones that the inspector now went about with a stop watch counting how many times a man spat in a minute. One would think that Forbes was a town the size of Sydney, or at at any rate one of the large cities. Forbes was probably like the Com monwealth, su...
WHAT THE KAISER WILL DO. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
WHAT Tin: K A IS 101i. WILL DO. A New York telegram states that ;m officer of the North German Lloyd Shipping- Company says that an offer has been made to his com pany to be absorbed by English steamship lines. The Iiaiser, when ho heard this, is reported to have si.id that before he would allow a Gorman .steamship company to bo bought by an English or foreign con ecvn he would order the navy to sink every ship that the company owned.
To-day's Telegrams. Sydney, Friday. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Sydney, Friday. FIKUS IN TH10 COUNTRY. The repealed outbreaks oi fire iu country towns lias been causing con siderable anxiety in official circles. An insurance company manager lias expressed the opinion that country municipalities should strike a fire rate, and take over tlio control of the brigades.. London, Friday. TI1U POSITION IN CHINA. Dr. Sun Yat Hen and his Ministers recommend that an election should take place in China. Yuan Sun re asserts that ho does not seek n portfolio in the Ministry, but his influence is growing stronger every day. The Tokio press deeply sympath ise with the Princes and the Empress of China, but agreo that their abdication is inevitable. Yun Shili Kai was to be elected President on February 15th. The lCmprcss, in an audience granted to Yun Shih Kai, thanked liim, and declared (hat he had saved her, and the baby emperor from execu tion. She wept bitterly, and con demned the younger princes for op posing the abdication.
Forbes Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. The result of the thiid shoot (Wednes day section) for Major McDonnell rille aud trophies presented by Messrs. A. J. Baldock and Jos. Murphy was as follows:— 300 600 Hdcp. TI. S. J. Hill ... 26 27 xo 63 J. Jonkinson ... 29 28 4 61 J. Fielder ... 29 30 scr. 59 A. McDougall 26 30 scr. 56 D. Hansard ... 25 25 2 52 P. Ford ... 25 ' 24 2 51 G. Cochrane ... 25 24 2 51 C. Buckland ... 20 22 4 46 The Saturday section men will have their third shoot this afternoon. The shooting for the trophy will be continued on Wednesday and Saturday af ternoons next week. On Monday night the handicapping committee is to meet for the purpose of revising the handicaps of the shooters.