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LEVIATHAN BULLOCK TEAMS. A SPLENDID SPECTACLE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
LEVIATHAN BULLOCK TEAMS. A SPLENDID SPECTACLE. We almost felt inclined to head this article "When the circus comes to town," because of the spectacular effect of 2G bullocks," four abreast, drawing a waggon which is undoubtedly the King of the Roads, with 150 bags of wheat on it, and followed by another team with the same number of bullocks, the same huge waggon, and the same tonnage of cargo; and they were the most even teams of enormous bullocks we have ever seen, and all mud'fat—fit for the butcher, and drawing nearly 13 tons of wheat behind each team for Clark's local flour mills, and. for transit by rail. The team?, waggons, and loading were the property of Grieves brothers, of Mylandra and Mylandra Park, out half way to Grenfell. We have already^ had occasion to applaud, with' all the vigor that we are capable, the advent of these experienced South Australian wheat farmers to our. midst, and a short account of the enterprise of these brothers, who are both young men, and of th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
The Albion, COMMERCIAL AND FAMILY HOTEL. ONE OP THE HOMES OF THE WEST. GEO. DAN VERS, PROPRIETOR. Post ©ffi© e Hotel, FORBES E. E. RICHARDSON, PROPRIETOR. METROPOLITAN HOTEL, CORKER RANKIN & TEMPLAR STREETS, FORBES. J. J. MLDR0N, 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 l-een 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 tne 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...
BROOK'S PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
BROOK'S PICTURES. "Brook's Pictures!" The name is enough. . The quality is assured. There was a full house on Wednesday, and the popular opinion expressed at the interval was "good. Mr Brook is consequently ' launching out, and will'take in Forbes, Parkes, and'Syd\x=req-\ ney. He showed G668 feet of film on Wednesday, of a well chosen variety of pictures, clearj,aevoid of" flicker, arid captivating, pathetic",*'grave, gay, comic, farcical, and spectacular. You could turn on 'your sentimental or your comic tap, and indulge your mood to' the limit. ,-The patronage is so satisfactory that there will be a complete, change of programme next Wednesday, with the additional attraction that is warranted by the encouragement received.
MOTOR SCORCHERS, BEWARE! [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
MOTOR SCORCHERS; BEWARE! Alderman Gaggin was curious to, know at Tuesday's meeting of the city fathers whether anything was being done to' control the speed of motors within ine municipality. Alderman Reymond pointed, out that an attempt was to be made to have the Act, which applies to cities/ made applicable to municipalities, and-the clerk added that tiie matter at one time had been-referred to the Finance Committee of the Council. - On the motion of Aldermen Patterson and Gaggin, it was resolved that the inspector furnish a report of the speed of motor cars;/within the municipality, to be presented at. the next meeting of the ^Council.
PARKES—BOGAN GATE—TULLAMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
PARKES—BOGAN GATE—TULLA\x=req-\ MORE. DOWN. Arr. Dep a.m. a.m. PARKES ......... .. 9.25 Bogan Gate ......... 10.50 11.10 p.m. p.m. Trundle 12.5 12.35 TULLAMORE ....... 2.20 Tuesday,. Thursday, and Saturday. UP. Arr. Dep. p.m. p.m. TULLAMORE ........ 12.20 Trundle .......... 1.55 2;30 Bogan Gate ........ .V 3.25 3.45 PARKES . ..... 5.20 Monday, Wednesday, and. Friday.
GRENFELL ROAD CONTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
GRENFELL ROAD CONTRACT. The report of the Municipal Council's Inspector for Works, respecting the improvements to the Grenfell road, asked for by the Farmers and Settlers' Association, appears in another column, arid on the moti'on of Aldermen- Patterson and Hunter, it was resolved that tenders be called for forming and draining about 25 chains.
JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
JOTTINGS. Short discussion.—Aid. Gaggin: What about rabbit extermination, Mr Mayor?" . The Mayor: "I take all the responsibility." Curtain. O.O. (Old Orkney Scotch Whisky), especially ' distilled • for the Australian climate.* , At the local laud agent's office the following applications have been re\x=req-\ ceived:—A. R. .Tames for sp.l. 12/1, 320 acres parish of Troubalgie, county of Ashburnhani, and John Osborne for sp.l. 12/2,. 130 acres parish of Bedgerabong, county of. Cunningham. - - A man named James William Gibbon, employed by Mr J. J. Wald'ron.of the Metropolitan Hotel, Forbes, was up at the police court^yesterday morning, before Mr J. Jamieson, P.M., and fined £2, with 6/- costs, in default 21 days, for absenting himself from his hired service without reasonable cause. He was engaged as generally useful and assistant kitchen man. The Bench gave him a month in which to pay the fine and costs. The balance sheet .issued by the Forbes District Hospital for the year 1911. is t...
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. 7.15 a.m.—I'arKes^*' Bggjyi Gate, Condobolin Station, BUrfkwang Station. 11.30.—Calarie. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O. No. 2, Bathurst, Young, CowraA Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parlces, 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.).
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
GENERAL. The friends of Mr F. Kennerson will regret to learn that he has been confined to his room since Sunday last, suffering from an internal trouble. At a meeting of the committee oL the Jockey Club on Tuesday last, it was decided to appoint three delegates to confer with the trustees of the recreation reserve on Saturday next, with reference to the advisability of having a saddling paddock erected on the reserve. N
A GOOD MOVE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
A GOOD MOVE. - It is frequently a good move to give up old fashioned ideas, and adopt new ideas and methods more suitable to the existing conditions of things and requirements of the present day. It is a good move to study carefully the methods of the successful man, whatever his vocation may be, and try and learn the secret of his success; it will generally be comprised in the two words, judgment and perseverance. It is a good move to discard old fashioned and worthless tools of trade and of husbandry, and to purchase modern tools'instead. . It is: a good move for the dairyman who has a second rate cream separator, which is not to be relied upon, to put it on one side, and.purchase a modern "Alfa-Laval" machine without delay. It is a good move for the dairyman with litrge herds, instead of wasting half the day and night milking by hand, to instal L-K-G Milking Machines immediately, as in two years the saving effected in wages alone will have paid for the plant. Summarised, it is th...
OUR LADIES' LETTER, [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
OUR LADIES' LETTER, (By Reseda). Many surf bathers are having a rather doubtful time of it this season. . There must have been a solemn con clave of sharks, who decided to look for toothsome bits among' the bathers, for monster after monster has been caught in the favored bathing spot, the lagoon so favored by children was the last to be annoyed with their ushy presence. The hot weather conditions drive many of our folk to the mountains in summer time; it is remarkable how very unsuitably some of the temporary mountaineers dress. In one of the fashionable boarding houseis one can see any morning in the week various Sydney folk appearing at breakfast in transparent dressing jackets, shivering- and shaking with the cold in their efforts to look chic, whereas a sensible morning frock ^ would not only be more comfortable from a hygienic point of view, but also more in keeping with propriety. One madame, newly wed, appears at breakfast in a transparent dressing jacket, goes out picnickin...
A KINDLY ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
A KINDLY* ACT. The kindest service anyone can re tier a friend, relative, or acquai ance addicted to drink, is to put. th in touch with the Neal Institu Woodbury-street, Marrickville, Sj ney. The Institute undertake cure victims in three days, and a daily bringing happiness to liom of patients where despair (and wor has long reigned supreme. Wr for booklet,'"The Neal Way."* "You must praise that sausa more," said the grocer. "That sa sage is all right." "It doesn't pay to praise sausa too highly," retorted the. new assi ant; "it might wag it's tail." Mr Spider "The position is you sir, if you will deposit one thousa pounds as a security." Mr Fly: "I will accept your off sir, if you will deposit one thousai pounds as a security for my security
FORBES MUNICIPAL COUNCIL USUAL FORTNIGHTLY MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
FORBES MUNICIPAL COUNCIL USUAL FORTNIGHTLY MEETING The usual fortngihtly meeting of the Forbes Municipal Council was held in the Council Chambers at the Town Hall on Tuesday evening, when there were present: The Mayor (Aid. J. Edwards), and Aldermen F. Gag\x=req-\ gin, W. Hunter, J. J. Patterson, M. Lee, and L. Reymond, and the clerk (Mr J. W. Mills). INWARD CORRESPONDENCE. From Charles S. Clancy, manager for W. E. Hart's Bi-planes, in reply to the Council's letter asking what amount of guarantee would be required for an exhibition of flying by Mr Hart. The letter stated the amount would be £150, and for this Mr Hart would give a display over the town, and would most probably arrange to fly from Parkes to Forbes, or vice versa, and would also give ah exhibition of fancy flying. The usual course, the letter continued, which was adopted by other municipalities, was for the Mayor to call a public meeting, such meeting to appoint a committee to control the exhibition. The preliminary sa...
GOOLAGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
GOOLAGONG. (From Our Own Correspondent). The last few days have been very i hot and windy. A thunderstorm | passed over, a few days ago, but very little rain-fell, "v Mr W. Boland, of Biuda, is having | three new cottages erected on his allotment at the back .of our township. Mr W. Starr and his mother have returned home, recovered from, their" late illness. Mr Jaiiies Bartley is Improving in health. The farmers are all busy carting their wheat to Canowindva.
BOGAN GATE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
BOGAN GATE. (From Our Own Correspondent).. More raini The Gate is surely gaining favor in the sight of Jupiter Pluvius, that ancient having condescended to pour forth silvery favors quite frequently during the past few weeks. Yesterday nearly an inch' of. rain" fell; whilst out and around the district very severe storms- were experienced, filling tanks to oveiv flowing, washing away fences, and doing a lot of damage. A team of cricketers "representing Parkes visi ted the G ate on Saturday. last to trjA conclusions with the local boys. Despite the ill nature of the; weather, in being disagreeable, a large crowd, witli a/goodly sprinkling' of the fairer members of the community, assembled to watch the play on the recreation ground. Both teams were in splendid form,. and were equally keen on gaining the honors of the day. In this, however j thej' were disappointed, the result being a draw. In the evening the visitors were, entertained at Reidy's Railway Hotel. ■ . Influenza is prevalen...
TICHBORNE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
TICHBORNE. The Parkes "Champion" correspondent writes:—"Wheat carting is in full swing, being rather later this year than usual, owing to the broken weather experienced at harvest time. The local railway station was described one day last week by Mr Milne, j-lstrict Superintendent for Railways, as being the busiest siding: between here and Orange. Considerably over 1000 bags of wheat have been stacked at different times lately awaiitng the arrival of trucks, the principal buyers being Messrs R. S. Howard and Sons, Parkes. Ideal weather has prevailed during the weeks that have elapsed since the flood. Every few days, as the heat increases, a thunderstorm occurs, cooling the air, and renewing growth generally. The country looks splendid, and there is an abundance of grass and water, while stock are in good condition. Several farmers have already fallowed a large area in anticipation of a good time coming.
CURRENT TOPICS. HART, THE BIRDMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
CURRENT TOPICS. HART, THE BIRDMAN. "You must put some salt on the tail of the bird, if you want to catch him," says the wordly wise parent to the credulous youngling. "But, dad," says the precocious youngling, "how am I to catch him?" This is the problem for Forbes, if we want to see the bird-flight of this wonderful aviator, who is proud to style himself an Australian, and who has made as few mistakes in his flights through the air as any aviator we read of. How are we to raise the funds? That is the problem. The guarantee asked is 150. What is that? .Why if a circus came to town, it would carry away more than that! . And Forbes must not.^be behind "other towns, for assuredly the birdman. will, easily get the necessary . guarantees; elsewhere. Thei'e should be no trouble about it. The municipality hias a population of 5000 all told,: and the business people will no doubt help flux of thousands of country folk to fluf of thousands of country folk to see the sight of the age, the won...