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Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Races to Come. The Western District Racing Asso ciation lias allotod the following dates lor the 1912 season:— Wallerawang, February 17th. Uilgandra, February 21 and 22. Koorowatlia, February 2 Sth, Orange, March 1st and 2nd. Orange Picnics, March Dtli & 6th. Forbes, March 7th and SUi. Parkes, March 13th and 14tli. Orange Hiernians, March 10th. Mudgee, March 10th. Cowra Hibernians, Mareh 20th. Forbes Hibernians, March 20th. Grenfeil Hibernians, March. 22nd. Wallerawang, March 23rd. Molong, 2-5tli and 29th. Eugowra, April 3rd. , C ■Cowra, April Sth and 9th. Canowiudra, April 11th. Goolagong, April 12th. ' Condobolin, April 16 andlT. ' Gulgong, April 17th. Batliurst, April It), 20. and 22... Mudgee, April 26th and 27thd. Dubbo, April 26tli and 27ht Grenfeil, May 1 and 2 (may alter. Wellington, May 1st and 2nd. Trangie, May 7th and Sth. Wellington Picnic, May 9 and 10. M^equarie Picnic, May 16 & 17. Pea Hill, May 21st and 22nd. » Narromine, May 29th and 30th. Bathurst, ...
FORECASTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
FORECASTS. Warwick Farm (Sydney), Fob. 17th. Fjing lidcp., Gfur.—Osmo 1, .Ocean Blue 2, Flavesceut or Troon Farm Stakes, lm.—Ulimis 1, Lord Modan 2, Fleatlie 1!. Liverpool Mile —■ Little Lill 1, Goodie 2, Salladay 3. Juvenile Handicap, 1 Villi.—Salla day 1, Lady Wilde 2, Kyloe or Grist 8. v - Welter lldep., 01'.—Humulus 1 Omar Khayyam 2, Debutante of May Dance 3. V.A.T.C., Oault'ield, 1st day, Feb, 17 Oakleigli Plate, G^fur. — ilorro kov 1, Precious 2, Pride of Murillo 8t Cv!: jdk.
Gunning Mews. From our Correspondent. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
Gunning News. From our Correspondent. Gunniug and South Forbes met for the fourth time in the local competition on Sat urday. The result was a win for South Forbes by the narrow margin of one run. Green won the toss from R. C. Rowley, and &nbsp; decided to bat, Rowley and T. Martin being tho opening bowlers. The former bowled very well all through, finishing with the good avcrage of six for 49. The ficlding was very good on both sides. H. Ellis bowled best for South Forbes, taking 4 wickels for 36. J. J. Green played a solid innings for South Forbes, making 38 in good style, while P. Ellis contributed a solid 20. For Gunning T. J. Martin again demon- strated that he is a batsman of the soundest &nbsp; type, his 63 being a brilliant effort. Rowley made 32 in good style. Tho last partner ship was very exciting ; 20 runs were wanted when W. Broderick, last man, joined W. Smith. The pair put up a good battle, malting 19 before W. Smith was bowled by Green, thus leaving S...
LOCAL AND GENERAL. DEATH AT BOGAN GATE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 17 February 1912
LOCAL AND GENERAL DEATH AT BOGAN GATE. Word was received in Forbes on Thurs- day of the death at Bogan Gate of Mrs. Baker, a well known and generally es- teemed resident of that locality. The de- ceased lady had been suffering for some considerable time from a serious internal complaint. She is survived by a widower and a young family. The interment was to take place in the Bogan Gate cemetery on Friday, the Rev. A. W. Parton, of For- bes Methodist Church, going out to con- duct the funeral service.
THE BRISBANE STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
THE BRISBANE STRIKE. At Brisbane (here is steady resumption of work in various directions. The strike leader says that tiie struggle is not yet over, and that the men willwin r* Out of the 43 unions on strike only three are re ceiving strike pay. Over £3000 has already been collected in Melbourne for the strikers.
POPULATION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
POPULATION RETURNS. Government statistics show that during the past year the population for the biatc increased by 55,373, the highest, increase in the history of the State. The number of deaths from cancer was 1,235. Cancer statistics show that the diieasj is rapidly increasing. There were 15,275 marriages' which is a record. The death rate was Ijw.
"HANSARD" REPORTER RESIGNS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
" HANSARD " Rlil'ORTliR RKSIGNS. ! The Premier, Mr. McGowen, referring ; to the resignation of Mr. Robinson, tlic j Parliamentary " Hansard" reporter, said , that every effort was made to induce the ! Speaker, Mr. Willis, to withdraw sus- j pension on the condition that Mr. Robin - j son resigned. | The Premier said that lie was sorry, for ! Mr. Robinson was a good servant. Hut ! what could the Government do ?
To-day's Telegrams. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Sydney, Tuesday. The following players will represent | Australia i;i die fifth (est mutch to coni mcnce 011 Friday: Hill', Trumpcr, Minnett, | Carter, Hordern, Gregory, Haziitt, Mac- , artney, Armstrong, Ransford, McLaren and Matthews.
Forbes Rifle Club. SATURDAY'S SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Forbes Rifle Club. . SATURDAY'S SHOOTING. ' The third shoot in-connection with the shooting for the Major McDonnell match rifle and trophies presented by Messrs. A. J.Baldock and Jos. Murphy was completed by the Saturday section men and resulted as under 300 600 Hep. Tl. F. Crippen ... 32 31 8 *66 Capt. Bates ... 28 32 scr. 60 A. Miller ... 30 3&lt;> scr. . 60 R.'Kelly ... 28 , 26 4 . 58 J. Leader ... 27 21 10- 58 C. Shervington ... 24 . 26„■ 5 ; 55 W. McMahon ... 22 . 24 9 .55 T. Kelly ... 26 28 scr.' 1 54 J, A. Patterson ... 18 _.,24 10 52, H.'A. Tooth ... 20 , 19 10 49 F. Wall ... 19:' 18 "10 47 B. Tooth ... 21 16 6 43 W. Shervington... 27 13' 2 . 42 J. Girdham ... 15 4 10 29 * Handicap limit. The fourth shoot in connection with the above will take place on Wednesday 2lst and Saturday 24th. The leading scores to date areF. Crippen 196, J. Jenkinson 188, Capt. Bates 185, J. Fielder 178, A. McDougall 176. The handicap committee met on Monday night and amended the handica...
Forbes Police Court. Before Mr. J. Jamieson, P.M. Tuesday, February 20th. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Forbes Police Court, Beforo Mr. J. Jamlusou, P.M. Tuesday, Kebruacy iOtli. Walter Lutlije was summoned on a charge of not having provided suf ficient lighting on building material ■stacked on the footpath in liatikin stroot, in front of premises being erected for -Mrs. Kerr. Defendant, pleaded guilty, but explained that a hurricane lump was left, burning whei, tlu-j men knocked off work, and must have been blown out by a high wind which prevailed 011 the night, in (itie.sUon. Constable lver ack staled that JJie light was not. burning at S o'clock in the even ing. The minimum fine was im posed of 10s and Us court costs, in default three days' imprisonment. The tine was paid. John AlcLean was summoned by the inspector of Nuisances 011 a charge of spitting on the footpath in Templar-street on llith February. Defendant pleaded guilty. Constable Coleman explained that lie saw de fendant spit three times 011 the footpath, in front o£ tlie billiard room in Templar street. --.Defendant wsa ...
The Forbes Times. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st. THE MEETING OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
The Forbes Times. WEDNESDAY, FEBItUARY 2.1st. 'li±& MtiJK'JJLNG Oi&lt;' I'.iKljlA.Mli.Va. The main feature of interest in llie- re-assembly of the State Parlia iubb'. oil Monday afternoon centres round speculation as to whether tnu proceedings will contrive to be on u .slightly higher scale of decorum and- dignity tnau prevailed prior to the Christmas vacation. When the Houso adjourned just before the holidays the feeling of excitement and resentment engendered over tht alliance betwen the Government ana Mr; Speaicer Willis had just reached Its climax in the suspension by thc latter functionary of the principal shorthand writer from his duties as the outcome of Mr. Willis' efforts to bring about what lie considered to be necessary reform in the ad ministration of the "Hansard" staff. The merits of the dispute between the Speaker and the shorthand writ tAir; Kobinson) have since been pront-uueed by His Honor Judge .Backhouse to be mainly on the side of Mr. Willis. But...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
CRICKET. South Forbes and Central Forbes met in the last match of the cricket competition on Saturday last, and the game resulted in a win ior South Forbes by the narrow margin of two runs. Appended are the scores SOUTH FORBES.—First Innings. H. Ellis, h o.w., b C. Gaggin 12 E. Boulton, c and b C. Gaggin 49 R. Emmett, t'C. Gaggin ... ... 26 J. J. Green, b C. Gaggin ... .. 10 H. Coram, c Farrand, b Elliott ... 3 Shiels, not out ... 17 J.J. Walsh, c and b Farrand ... ... 9 E. Green, b F. Gaggin 3 A. Sutton, b F. Gaggin ... ... 0 Sundries ... ... 18 Total ... ... ... ... 147 Bowling : C. Gaggin 4 for 41, J. Hysiop 0 for 28, A. D. Stevenson 0 for 20, V Eliiott 1 for 31, F. Gaggin 2 for 8, and F. Farrand 1 for 4. CENTRAL FORBES.—First Innings. V. Elliott, b Emmett 0 J. Hysiop, b Emmett 6 C. Gaggin, b Ellis 38 O. Elliott, c J. Green, b Shiels ... 4 F. Gaggin, c Ellis, b Shiels 44 F. Farrand, c Emmett, b Walsh ... 12 A. D. Stevenson, b Green X C. Hunter, c Walsh, b Shiels ... ... 27 ■Summe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
An announcement appears in another column of the harvest festival services in the Forbes Methodist Church to be held next Sunday. The preacher is the Rev. A. W. Parton, whose subjects of address are advertised- In the afternoon the Revs J. McDowell and A. W. Parton will con duct the harvest festival service in the cburcb at Psroobaigie.
Letters to the Editor. THE GOVERNMENTS INCAPACITY. To the Editor of the Forbes Times. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Letters to the Editor, The Editor does not hold himeolf responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents. THE UOVliltNMJSAT'S INCAPA cm-. To tho Editor of the Forbea Timoa. Sir.—U is reported in the Sydney l»aperB that Mr Dacey's model sub urb is to cost half a million and Uiat loan money will be used to [ build it., it is claimed that it will ( be u highly profitable venture. Tlx® | taint: story has been often told about Government proposals. With out discussing the financial aspect of thin scheme it should bo pointed out that it, a a well as a number of socialistic ventures, is going to cost* a lot of money., if we had a big surplus that we did not know what to do with, tiiere might be some ex cuse for the State entering the do main of private enterprise. But wo ••re nearly one hundred millions in debt, wit.i an ever increasing inter est bill to pay. The Labor Govern ment, in Die matter of loan expendi ture lias shown that the Labor plat form is so much wastepaper. It appears ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
£20 REWARD. j -j'HF; above Reward will be paid to ■ any person giving such information In will load to the conviction of any ; 'ono Destroying Rabbit-proof Fencing •; on liurrawang Station. THOS. liDOLS & CO. j £20 Reward. ■ 'nili abovo Howard will be paid for : information that will load to tlic ; conviction of any person or persons ' damaging tbo Netting Fences on ■ Com a, or leaving Netting Gates open Trespassers prosecuted. JOHN I. DENT. NOTICE. > ANY Person found SHOOTING, HUNTING, or otherwise TRESPASS : 1NG on PRA1RIELANDS will bo .1 prosecuted without respect to per- « ■; sons. | All previous permissions cancelled • WALLACE HUNTER. 1 NOTICE. t Any Person found Shooting, Fish 5 Ing, Hunting, or otlierwiso trespass 's iiig on BOYD RUN will be prosecut ' oil without respect to persons. STITT BROS. NOTICE. After tills date any person found Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Using tho Private Tracks, or othorwiso Trespassing on any part of Carra wobbity, Traversdale, and Wong...