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MORE EQUINE MORTALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
MORE EQUINE MORTALITY. Mr Harry Doubleday,; farmer and grazier of Bedgerabong, recently had two valuable draught horses placed in jeopardy, as chronicled in our last issue. The melon vine which they ate was responsible for internal inflammation, and we are pleased to state that one Of this valuable pair was saved, so that the loss to the owner will be reduced by one half of what was anticipated at the date of. our last issue.v, As one of a valuable pair, the horse' which died was worth £50. : ' >s
MOVING PICTURES, WEDNESDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
MOVING PICTURES, WEDNESDAY NIGHT. . . Mr F. H. Brook announces a very line programme for Wednesday night in the town hall; when, he will present 6G 6 Sft. of films of: a most varied and entertaining, nature. ' Everyone who lias seen his pictures praises their .steadiness and clear presentment, and there is no doubt about the taste shown in choosing subjects, which, run the whole gamut of sensation, educationalism,and . laugh-raising. They are -really excellent pictures,' and can show points to the bulk of other shows'of the kind.. Popular prices are charged, and every care is exercised in running the'ehtertain\x=req-\ . ment on clean, up-to-date lines.
JAMES EDWARD WHEATLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
JAMES EDWARD WHEATLEY. The death occurred at the Forbes District Hospital this morning of James Edward Wheatley, a single young man of 23, from typhoid fever. He followed the occupation of bul- lockdriver, and resided with his par- ents on Camp Hill before being taken &nbsp; to the hospital three weeks ago.
OBITUARY. MR HANBURY CLEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 16 January 1912
OBITUARY. MR HANBURY CLEMENTS. &nbsp; The death occurred at "Kilmes- san," Freeman's Beach, near Sydney, on January 11, 1912, of Mr Hanbury Clements, at the ripe old age of 84 years. Deceased was the third son of the late Lieut. Hanbury Clements, R.N., and at one time owned Eu- gowra station, and at the time of the robbery of the gold escort, he, with Mr C. W. Cropper, the owner of Yamma station, took an active part in the pursuit of the bushrangers. Eugowra station, a few years after, was cut up, and the owner left these parts, being a single man at that time. There were several brothers, &nbsp; the eldest of whom was Mr John Findlater Clements, of Bathurst, and the next Mr Chas. David Clements, owner in those days of Coobong sta- tion, between Parkes and Wellington. The younger brothers were Ingram, a surveyor, William, and George, who died at the age of 16. Deceas- ed, who was a justice of the peace, was very much respected whilst he resided in the district.
A SAD HAPPENING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
A SAD HAPPENING. i We deenlv regret to report the low state of Mrs Cliatman, senr., consequent on a severe stroke of paralysis early in* the week. It appears the old lady, who is 64 years of age, arid resides by herself, was last seen by Mr-and Mrs J. Banham late on Saturday last,Vsvlven they left her in her usual good spirits.' The absence of any movement about the place on Sunday and Monday was commented upon, and elicited the thought that Mrs Cliatmari was awa'y. Suspecting something amiss, Mr J. Banham visited the place on Monday evening, and forcing- his way through a window, to his horror came upon" the form of Mrs Cluitman, lying, face downwards iii an "unconscious condition on the floor of the front room. Willing helpers were soon at hand, and Dr. Deloliery wired for. -.'On examination, the old lady was found to be badly bruised, arid her condition, indicated that she had struggled and suffered much- in her agonising plight through two days, arid a night of the worst weather...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
THE WEATHER.' ; ; Very hot and dusty weather is being experienced in Eugowra, Sunday and Monday last were.J specially -noted for th^ir 'severity, the thermometer registering 106 'degrees on Monday. Dust^blew furiously the best part of Monday, and ijt is. computed to have been the severest day experienced for many years.' During the afternoon the slty became overcast, and later welcome showers fell, thereby considerably cooling the atmosphere. - Only a few points of rain fell in the town proper, but much heavier results were recorded in various outlying parts.
PROPOSED ATHLETIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
PROPOSED ATHLETIC CLUB. . A meeting of those interested in the formation of a properly constituted athletic club, are reminded that such will be held at the Post Office Hotel on Monday, 22nd inst., at 8 p.m. ' The idea, is .to .put clown a cycling track on the allotment owned by Mrs Duggan, in Newtown, and which has been leased, for the occasion, arid combined with cycling, compile from time to time varied programmes, attractive to all grades of athletes. Several ■ handsome donations have already been promised by leading residents, and many other trophies will be assured by the time the initial meeting ,1s held. Besides being centrally situated, the ground is an ideal spot for athletics, and grant*, ed the committee of the new club are judicious in' their' undertaking, there is little doubt the club will 'flourish and. become immensely popular. Everyone wishing to see the club launched successfully, ai-e asked to attend the meeting on Monday next, and any assistance given /will be_ ...
LABOR CANDIDATE FOR BELUBULA SEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
LABOR CANDIDATE FOR BE\x=req-\ LUBULA SEAT. -The ballot for the jselgction of a Labor candidate to contest the Be\x=req-\ lubula seat- in ■ :the State Parliament, resulted in the- selection . of Mr T. Drum, by a majority of 19 over his opponent, Mr Di T. Byrnes. The details of the voting being as follows:— Byrnes Drum CJowra" . . . . 5 31 Wattamondara 5 . . ' 9 Canowindra . . . -is 3 4 Lyndhurst U 8 Woodstock . . . .. . ""14 . , 22 Eugowra .. . . . . . 15 . . 3 6S S7
LATE DEAN M'AULIFFE. MONTH'S MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
LATE DEAN M'AULIFFE. MONTH'S MIND. A Month's Mind, in honor of the late Dean M'AuIiffe, Dean of Forbes, was celebrated at S.S. Michael and John's Cathedral, Bathurst, on Wednesday (says the Bathurst "National Advocate"). There was a very large congregation. The Right Rev. Dr. Dunn, Bishop of Bathurst, presided, and amongst those present were:— Right Rev. Monsignor lA)ng, V.G. (Wellington); Right Rev. Monsignor O'Donovan, V.F. (Mudgee); Revs. J.- J. "O'DriscolI, Kogarah (Sydney), „C. J. M'Auliffe, Lambton (relatives of the deceased), Ven. Archdeacon M'Gratli (Rocltley), Revs. D. O'Kcn\x=req-\ nedy (P.P., Cowra). J. Ryan (Adm., Qrange), L. O'Keefe (P.P., Carcoar), E. P. O'Donnell (Gulgong), W. "G. Lawler (Molong), R. Corbett (So\x=req-\ fala), N; Cooriey (Oberon), J. O'Brien J. P. Slattery, C.M. (Ashfleld), M. J. Gannon, C.M. (Malvern, Vic.) ,j. J. Ryan, VC.M.;'(St. Stanislaus' College); A; Hennessy (Goulburn), I. Eviston (Bathurst), "P. Casey (Forbes),, and P. E. J. Flanagan (Adm., B...
District News EUGOWRA. DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
District News EWOWU. Our Own Representative). "DEBATING SOCIETY. . At a recent meeting of the above society, the following ^syllabus was adopted for-the ensuing six months, viz.:— :■ January 23—Impromptu "evening, Mr .11. Telford in charge. February 6—Mock trial, "A clothes line thief,". Mr1 J: Niven in'charged February 20—Question night, Mr E. Vitnell in charge. ' March 5—Debate, "The commercial, woman v. the domestic womap," Mr R. W. T. Loftus in charge. , March 19—Readings and recitations, Mr Hazelton in charge. April ' 2—Mock election, Mr D. Douglas in charge. April 16—Debate, "That sale of intoxicants be permitted on carnival day," Mr Metcalf in charge. . April 30—Dance, Mr A. Ashcroft in charge. : ■ . - May 14—Address, "The progress of wheat growing ;in .Eugowra-district for the past 10 years," Mr J. T. Noble. May 2 S—Hero night, Mr R. Webster in charge. ■ / June .11:—Debate, "Sheep v. Goat," Mr Niven, senr., in charge. • June -25-—Mock banquet, Messrs Hazelton; and Ashcroft i...
A CURIOUS ERROR. "SP.L." NOT "C.P." [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
A CURIOUS ERROR. "SP.L." NOT "C.P." The above seems a cryptic sort of a heading, and it is necessary to explain that the quoted letters mean "special lease" and "conditional purchase," two forms of land tenure which have a widely different aspect to aldermen, judging by their attitude at the meeting of aldermen who constitute the trustees of the town common. Notification had been made to the trustees that Mr A. Mar\x=req-\ rin was applying for a "c.p.". of two. acres within the town common, for a timber yard, .and that the hearing of the application would take place on the 2fjtli January at the meeting of the Local Land Board. This should have read "sp.l." Aldermen started off under a misapprehension of tne real nature of the application, and some tangled discussion arose. . The Mayor (who is chairman) said the trustees offered no objection to a special lease; this was npt a "c.p." Alderman Patterson said everyone should be allowed to know when, annual leases were to be granted; the...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
CYCLING. A ll mile bicycle race, under the auspices of the local, club, will be held on Wednesday," 24th inst. First prize trophy valued. at £ 1/1/-; se\x=req-\ cond^ tfopliy ivalued at 10/6; third, trophy valued at 5/-, and trophy" valued at 5/- for fastest time. Mr A. Ash croft was appointed starter, Mr C. Morton judge, Mr F. Cabot lap\x=req-\ taker, and- Messrs Laneyrie. and Kerr stipendiary stewards. ... Nominations (1/6) close Friday, 19th inst., acceptances CI/-) close day of race. The vace will start punctually at 2.30 p.m., and riders, who may use free wheels, must appear in good .time.
MUNICIPAL FINANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
municipal finance. Iii making his statement with regard to arerars of rates due to the Council, the cleric, Mr J. W. Mills, said that the arrears,details of which are published in another column, were less than those for a number of years, and a considerable amount of those arrears were tied-up in lands, whose owners were unknown. His statemen. of acocunts at the end of the past fortnight was: — General Fund.—Credit, £469 14/-. Accounts passed for payment,
THIRD TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
THIRD TEST MATCH. England won the tliird test match by seven wickets, the scores being as follows: — Australia. First Innings . . . . 133 Second Innings. Bardsley, b Foster-..,." 63 Kelleway, b Douglas v . . . 37 Carter, c Smith, b Woolley .... 72 Hill, c Hitch, b Barnes . ..... . . . 98 Armstrong, b Douglas ... . . . . 25 Minnett, c Hobbs, b Barnes ..... 38 Hordern, c and b: Barnes . .... 5 Ransford, b Hitch . ... ..... .... 38 Matthews, b Barnes . ... ... ... 53 ^Cotter, b Barnes •;....... . .. . .' 15 Trumper, not out . . . . . 1 1 Sundries . . . . 31 1 Total 476 Bowling analysis.—Foster, ■! . for 103; Barnes, 5 for 105; Douglas, 2 for 71; Hearne, 0*for 61; Hitch, 1 for 69; "Woolley, 1 for 30; Rhodes, 0 for England. First Innings . . .' 501 -Second Innings. Hobbs, lbw, b Hordern . . ... .. 3 Rhodes, hot out .. . . ... . ... . . 57 Gunn, c Cotter, b Kelleway . . . 45 I-Iearne, c Kelleway, b Matthews - 2 Mead, not out ..... . . . 2 - Sundries . . 3 Three wickets for v. . . . 112 Bo...
TOWN COMMON TRUSTEES MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
TOWH COMMON TRUSTEES MEETING. The usual monthly meeting, adjourned from the 2nd Inst, was held at the conclusion of the Council meeting on Tuesday night, the aldermen constituting the trustees. From W. G. Dowling, stock inspector, suggesting that a notice board be erected in a conspicuous place near the crossing at the pound yard, to warn drovers of the liability at times of stock dying there. The old notice had been obliterated, and had not been renewed. A notice painted black, with white letters, would be most conspicuous, and the cost would be trifling.—The suggestion was adopted, Alderman Reymond remarking that'the greatest mortality occurred near the Chinaman's garden. From the Local Land Board, stating that at the sitting of the board on 25th January, the application of Mr A. Marrin for a c.p. of 2 acres, in the parish of Forbes, would be heard. —-Trustees had no objection to special lease, but objected to conditional purchase. RANGER'S REPORT. The report of Mr T. Webb, common...