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Building the Federal Fleet. WORK TO COMMENCE AT ONCE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Building the Federal Fleet WORK TO COMMENCE AT ONCE. Cockatoo Island, the Government'look in Sydney is to Ve got riady immediately for the work of building the Commonwealth's war vessels. The Minister for Works (Mr. Griffith) Stated on Friday that ha had informed the Defence Department of tho decision of the Cabinet to undertake the construction of the three destroyers and cruisers, and the other 6hips to be built later, and had given instructions for the purchase of plant aud the extension of the works at Newcastle, where £20,000 will be expended in order to be ready to relieve Cockatoo Island of the repairing that is now done there. The Agent-General has been cabled to to Select four experts in naval shipbuilding to take ehargo of different sootions of tho war ship-building, a recommendation in that direction having been m»dc by the manag ing committee of tho dockyards. The sal aries of theso experts, the Minister states, will range from £400 to £1000 per annum. The plates to be u...
Wamboyne Farmers and Settlers' Association. From our Correspondent. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Wamboyne Farmers and Settlers' Association. From our Correspondent. The local branch of the Farmers and Settlers' Association held a mcciing in the halt on Saturday last. Mr. W Low was voted to the chair, the president, Mr. T. Dean, being absent at a Shire Coum il meeting in Condobolin. The claims of the R. VV. Uunion were discusscd, and on the motion of Messrs. VVoods and Ludlow it was carried that this branch oppose same. Mr. Ludlow was appointed to collect funds for the pur pose while the secretary will receive any evidence suitable to be submitted before the court when the matter is being dealt with. It is understood that in the rearrange ment of the electoral boundaries Nyma gee and other places are to be added on to this electorate. This did not meet with the approval of those present, and it was carried that this branch oppose the in clusion of such places on the grounds that under the present railway system they are completely isolated from the existing Lachlan electorate, a...
GENERAL NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
GENERAL ^OTES- I - I It would seem Unit the Italian ju dicial authorities are setting over their troubles arising from the long standing and much delayed trials ol the famous Camorrist prisoners in a way that is certainly novel but which commends itself as being a very convenient, resource iu tlu case of politico-criminal matters. .The cables told us last week that three of the prisoners who have for many months been on trial at Viterbo, charged with criminal as sociation, havo now been released or tho ground that they have already been in prison five years—tho max imum sentence for criminal associa tion. Several other prisoners will bo released shortly on similar grounds. And thus the Govern ment will be well rid of a series ot trials that have been the cause ol great perturbation, and would prob ably involve further trouble what ever the outcome of the court pro ceedings. Possibly some such con Tenicat method of disposing of strike leaders might be introduced into Mr. tfeeby's new...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
TOWN MALL, FORBES. O NIGHTS ONLY 9 commencing Friday Evening, Feb. 23rd 1 Maurice Gerald presents the fYielba Dramatic Company. 10 Metropolitan Artists 10 A splendid revival of the world fumed romance A ftJew East Lynne. The Play that appeals to Everybody. The new Amerian version has caught the ' public idea. Saturday Evening, Feb. 24. Bland Holt's Great Play, A Woman's Revenge. A Play that thrills ! A story of everyday life. Popular Prices. Box Plan at Cochrane's. ; PERCY GERALD, Touring Manager. | Special Notice. FOR the convenience of our Clients during the hot weather we have been pay ing our assistants overtime and keeping our business running until 10 p m on Saturdays. From SATURDAY NEXT we shall ask our patrons to assist us by Shopping Early, as we intend closing our shop AT 9 p.m. SHARP. I Sanson & 60., THE LEABSIMG DRAPERS, Rankin Street, Methodist Harvest Festival Sunday, February 22. SPECIAL SERVICES IN FORBES CHURCH II a.m. and 7.30 p.m. SPECIAL SINGING. Preacher...
The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
The Markets. SYDNEY WOOL SALES. , Messrs. John Bridge & Co. Ltd;, report that for their fifteenth sale of the season they brought forward on Thursday, 15th instant, a large catalogue of 6,053 hales. As is usual at this time of the year it was made up for the most part of clips in rather generous condition, skirty and mixed in quality, together with a large percentage of "wools that have been offered at auction before. Nevertheless, there was some nice good spinning wools and useful parcels included, although no very superior lines were submitted. As com pared with the last sale, there was practi cally no change in the market, keen com petition being experienced from all sec tions of the trade for good wools, but the lower grades, comprising burry, sappy and skirty parcels, together with those clips that have been twice offered, and lots weighted with reserves, experienced some irregularity, and were difficult of sale. Amongst the prices secured were: MMcC/ New England from I...
BROKEN HILL LIQUOR STKIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
BROKEN HILL LIQUOR STK1K1C. The Broken Hill Liquor Trade Em ployees' Union has decided that after Monday next no beer will be delivered to hotels which are not employing union labor. London, Tuesday. Thirty fanatic Catholic women at Ladiz, in Russia, attempted to crucify a priest as atonement for their sins. They tied the ;nian to a cross, from which he was rescued by the police. ' Coal has advanced 4s per ton in anticipa tion of general trouble throughout the United Kingdom amongst the coal miners. Conferences are sitting night and day, in the endeavor to arrange settlement. The Chinese Republican flag is flying over all the Chinese embassies throughout Europe. A sensational attack 011 the Government in the House of Commons concluded with the moving of a vote of ccn»ure on the ground that the Government had not ful - filled their pledges to reorganise the House of Lords. The travelling exhibit arranged by the Agent General, Mr. Coghlan, to advertise New South Wales productions, was...
Sport and Pastime. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Sport and Pastime. (BY BAYARD.) Mr. Austin, following on instructions from the W.D.R.A., conducted an inquiry on February 15th into the running of The Acolyte ai Bathurst recently, and on Mon day sent the following letter to Mr. Lam rock, secretary of the VV.D.R.A. " I held an imjuiiy at Bathurst into the running of 1 he Acolyte in the Final Handicap on January 27th. The evidence tendered ihcreat was not of such a nature as to cause me to think that the performance of the said horse was suspicious, or to war rant me taking any action. I might men lion R. Walker wrote asking me to con duct an inquiry before the Bathurst Club passed their resolution." * * * The Oakleigh Plate, 5'A furlongs, run at V.A.T.C. Autumn meeting in Melbourne 011 Saturday, was won by Queen of Scots, 8.13, Ettershank S. 13 second, and Pride of Murillo 7.13 third. The winner was favor ite at 7 to &lt;), and won by three parts of a length in Imin. 7j4secs. * * » Two other principal events run at the same ...
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKE V. Messrs. John Uridge & Co. Ltd., report that the tallow market opened 5s to 15^ lower, but gained strength as business pro ceeded, closing unchanged for prime, and 55 lower for medium sorts. The firm's sheepskins catalogue, which totalled 9,431 skiris, was the largest of the day and commanded the attention of every buyer operating Though at times a little irregularity was noticeable, the previous week's rates generally formed the basis on which business was conducted.
WESTERN HEAT WAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
western heat wave. The West Australian heat wave now of four days duration, was responsible for a pathetic bush tragedy in the Brigetown district. A mother and two children got lost in the forest looking for water. The .children perished and the mother when recovered was in the last extremity from thirst. ; -
Eugowra Road Repairs. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
At 1 lie last meeting of Boreo Shire Council hold at Cudal, it wab decided to urge llio Lands Depart ment to carry out the survey of tlio load at Cut Rock, on tlio ISugowra Toogong road. Cr. Anderson spoko strongly in reference to tlio road at Cut Hock.He moved that Mr Irviuo bo given permission to remove feuco and il' lie failed to do so tiiut tlio Council resume tlio land to til® crock. This win; agreed to. It was decided to instruct tlio engineer to remove all gates aud gate posts 011 the Eugowra-Caiunr indra road, and also those ou the iiugowni-Uoolagong road if the or ners tailed to removo them. uEtOi. seven days' notice. Cr. Bassett moved that tlio eufcl* neer pr;'paro plans and specificat ions for a bridge over tile Mandat ory Creek, near Eugowra, eo that tlio people could approach tlio Go*" eminent for a grant; also that tfco engineer obtain tlio deed of gift oi the land promised by Mr. Mortofl lor the bridge site. This waa sec1 oaded by Cr. Aiitiextioa aafi fiacrMj^
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Wedding at Grenfell. At St. Joseph's Church on Wednesday morning last, Father McAlroy united in the bonds of holy matrimony, T. J. O'- Reilly, eldest son of Mr. T. J. O'Reilly, " Waterview," Coolagong, and Christina Margaret Ticehurst, " Vera Home," Goolagong. Miss M. J. O'Reilly acted as bridesmaid, and Misses S. and M, Tice- hurst as train bearers; Mr. J. V. Ticehurst acted as best man, and Mr. P. O'Reilly as groomsman. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. T. Ticehurst. After the ceremony nuptial mass was celebrated, &nbsp; Rev. Father McDwyer officiating. The &nbsp; wedding breakfast was partaken of at Mr C. Keir's, and motors conveyed the parties to and from the church, and after- wards to the train - the happy pair leaving for Sydney. - Grenfell "Record."
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 21 February 1912
Golden Wedding Cele- bration. MR. AND MRS. W. H. McMAHON. A golden wedding celebration of &nbsp; considerable interest took place on Monday afternoon, when Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McMahon were enter- tained by a large number of the &nbsp; members of their family and other friends in honor of the attainment of the fifiieth year of their married life. For the past 20 years or so &nbsp; Mr. and Mrs. McMahon have resid- ed in the immediate vicinity of Forbes, and during that period they have lived honorable and worthy lives, and have achieved general re- spect amongst their large circle of friends. They were married at Wentworth, in the lower Darling district, on 19th February, 1862, and prior to coming to Forbes they were residents of Orange. But as already indicated, they came to this town something like 20 years ago. Their five sons and one daughter, the latter being Mrs. J. McKellar, are all married and are living in Forbes and neighborhood. The six children have ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
Have you been to r4i ©ley's No, not yet; but I am going there TO-DAY. 1 hear that it is now in full swing, and that there are Bargains galore ! Here are a few of my Prices. Bead them : Ladies' Muslin, Cambric, and Indigo Print Costu nep— Usual price 6s lid, 8s 6d, 10s 6d. SALE PRICE 5a lid, 7a 3d, 8s Gd, Ladies' Silk Blouses, assorted colours— Usual price 7s (3d, 8s 9d, 10s 6d, 12s Gd, 15s, 17s 6d, 21s, 27fl 6d SALE PRICE 6s 3d, 7s Gd, 8s 'Gd, 10s 6d, 14a Gd, 16s 9d, 22b 6d Ladies' Skirls : Sicilians, Cashmeres and Voiles — SALE PRICE (is lid to 18a 6d. Best Trimming, worth 30s Ladies' Uuderskirts—White, double frill— Usual price 3s lid. 10s 6d, 13s 6d, 17b 6d BALE PRICE 2s lid, 8s Gd, lis 6d, 15s Black Italian Clolh, with four frills, well made Usual price 8s 6d, SALE PRICE 6s 6d We have all kinds of LADIES' SUIV1EV3ER WEAR, made and unmade. Must be sold at Very Low Prices. Wp want to make room for Our Winter Stock. Wo don't believe ill tarrying our summer stock until next summer. ...
Grenfell Methodist Celebration. AN EX-MINISTER'S RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
Grenfeli Methodist Cele bration. AX KX-MINISTKlt'S RETUllJ*. The annual golden offering and thanksgiving services were held in the Grenfell Methodist Church on Sunday Inst:, the Jtev. B. J. MeeK, of Biithurst, Chairman of the Dis trict, being the preacher. The col lections for the day amounted to £7'A Os 2d, all of which were free will offerings taken up at the ser vices, with the exception of ,tl re ceived on Saturday. The golden of ferings at each scrvice were as fol low: Morning £34 10s, afternoon til-1, evening ,C1S 10s. The Kev. li. .1. .Meek, who has been residing at Lialliursf for the past three years, was t.he first .Methodist minister to be stationed at Grenfell, arriving from England in 187:.!, and was sent direct to this I'ircuiL. Mr.' Meek commented with surprise and delight at the marked improvement in the town and dis. I.i ict since he left in 187-1, and ex pressed wonderment at the high wheat, stacks in the railway yard. A few of the church officers with their wives m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
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Reserves Revision Board. APATHETIC STOCK BOARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
Reserves Revision Board. APATHETIC STOCK JJO.UiDtf, Circular letters have been issued by the Chief Inspector of Stock to the Pastures Protection Boards, in cluding Forbes, in reference to the work of the Reserves Revision Hoard It is asked that the ptock boards will a franco tq make necess ary representations to the reserves board when they are visiting the district in the interests of stock ow ners ;is to travelling stock and camping requirements. If is pointed out that the revision board will gladly confer with the chairman or members of the Pastures Protection Board, or the stock inspector- in each district they vistt, Hitherto, however, whilst every opportunity hsa been afforded members of the local boards to meet the revision board, and discuss questions of the curtailment of revocatioon of Iravell ing slock reserves, the opportunit ies liavo not been availed of. The circular tjuoled as an instance that tho reserve board was at Wagga on the 6th February, and the pastures Protec...