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—TO THE—LADIES of FORBES and District. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

— "O THE— LADIES of FORBES and jyistrict. THE SINGER SEWING MACHINE COMPANY are inviting holders of Sewing Machines to visit the Singer Shop, corner of Camp and Sheriff streets, opposite Government Sav ings Bank, to obtain Free Lessons on the Darner, Art and Drawn Thread AVorlc, from an Expert Lady Instructress. Early applications foi Lessons Invited. Instruction .'.ill commc-iico Next Monday, the 22nd January, and will be givon daily. Kindly introduce your friends to Show Hoom. The Singer Almanac, 1912, to bo given away free on application at Singer Shop. Apply at one: to avoid disappoint ment.

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
WHY THE WIND BLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

WHTST THE •WIND BLOWS. Astronomers and other scientists have not yet succeeded in ascertaining just how > far the atmosphere of our earth extends above the land and the sea on which it rests,, but same of ■ them hope to some day'lsoon. The Astronomer Royal of Eng land, who has completed his report for tho fiscal, year ending May 10, tells some very interesting things about the varying den sities.-altitudes,'and temperatures of the air cushions, air pockets, and air currents surrounding the.earth. In reference to air currents and the reasons why the wind blows, the report explains that air con sists of gaseous particles, all trying to get away from one another, and that, un der certain, conditions, they can be com .pelled to come close together by contrac tion, or forced' to fly further apart by ex pansion. A quart bottle, for example, "-holds ..22 grains of air at the temperature of 70 degrees. If the bottle bo cooled by. surrounding it with ice, the air inside con tracts., When ...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

GIVE A RflAW CORfflFO??' Eve.y ticne the time. -and all When a man buys footwear, depend on it lie'll go "nap" on comfort. He doesn't overlook smartness and qual ity—neither does he forget the economic Bide of the question. Our stock oi Men's Boots and Shoes are mtule to sujt men, in this particular—even the most particular tnen. Come in and see our selection we'll give you the most com fortable fitting footwear that ever you put on your feet. Quality footwear—mind y-'U—always. Every foot fitted at prices that Gt the puree. Yours to Boot, FOKBE8*

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AN INDICTMENT OF GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

AN INDICTMENT OP GERMANY. A nation whoso rulers and loaders adopt tho. Bismarcklan theory of politics; a na tion that has tho groatost army in the world; a nation that starts out to build a powerful navy; a nation that in the .speeches of Its sovereign and in the writ ings of many of its public men spcalcs fre quently of the mailed list and the sword; a nation that makes its war preparations correspond to tho theories of Clausewitz and Bismarck; a nation from which eman ated the Kruger telegram and tho pro posal for a European alliance against Bri tain; a nation armed to tho teeth and much given to rattling of tho scabbard; a nation with a record from 1.86G to 1871—such a nation lias no right to feol affronted by LSriti.sh .suspicions of its purposes.— -Rob •t l'ilatcliford.

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
GENERAL COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

GENERA Li COMMITTEE MEETING. Following the special meeting a general meeting of the committee was held. Members present were Messrs Reymond (president), Offi cer, Lozell, Beddie, Dunn, Newell, McMalion, Rawlins, Hannah, Nicolas Kdwards, Smith, Dowling, Jtath, Ad dison, Strickland, and Elliott. The correspondence dealt with in cluded a letter from the caretaker of the show ground, Mr. G. Mathi son, enclosing account for .21 for two days' labour in connection with the show, which amount, the secret ary had refused to pay. Mr. Bates, secretary, stated that he had not engaged Mr. Mathison for the work claimed for, and it was decided on the motion of .Messrs Rawlins and Addison that the amount, be not paid. Two letters were received from holders of debentures in the society asking that their amounts be bought up, and one offered to ac cept payment at the rate of 93 per cent. It was decided, on the mot ion of Messrs Addison and Dowl ing, that a circular be sent out to all debenture holder...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CLEARING THE WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

CIiEABING THE WAY. "Dad," sniil his soli and heir, somewhat doubtfully, it scented, "would you be Bind If X waved half-a-sovereifjn for you?" His father looked mirpri.sed. "Certainly, Jack," lie answered. "I should bo exceedingly pleased." "Then you will be ylad, dud," went on the youthful financier, "because I have ~aved It for you all ri^ht. You said you'd give me half-a-KOVorol{,'ti if I brought a first-cluKs report homo from school this term, And—well, dad, X—I haven't."

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
P., A. and H. Association. REVISING THE RULES. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

P., A. and H. Association. REVISING THE RULES. A special meeting of members of the Forbes P.,A. and II. Association was held at the Shire Council cham bers on Thursday morning for the purpose of dealing' with necessary alterations to the rules, as recom mended by the sjjecial sub-commit tee, consisting of Messrs. A. J. Bal dock, T. Lozell, H. E. B. Heymond, and the president and secretary, ap pointed at the adjourned annual meeting. The president, Mr. A. .1. Keyinond, was in the chair, and about 15 members were present. The first imjiortant alteration was to make the annual subscription to date from 1st July instead of 1st January. The privileges of mem bership were altered to provide for the free entry of such number of exhibits as the committee may de termine, instead of restricting the number to three classes. The rule relating to office bearers was altered, on the suggestion of Mr, Hannah, to provide for a com mittee of 24, from whom the presi dent, two vice-presidents, and trea...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

Races to Come. The Western District Racing Asso ciation lias alloted the following Uatcu for the 1912 season:— Wallerawang, February 17tli. Gilgandra, February 21 and 22. Koorowatha, February 28th. Orange, March 1st and 2nd. Orange Picnics, March 5th & 6th. Forbes, March 7th and 8th. Parlies, March 13th and 14th. Orange Hierniuns, March 16th. Mudgee, March 16th. Forbes Hibernians, March 20th. Cowra Hibernians, March 20th. . Grenfell Hibernians, March 22nd. j Wailerawang, March 23rd. Eugowra, April 3rd. Cowra, April Sth and 9th, Canowindra, April 11th. Goolagong, April 12tli. Coudobolin, April 16 andl7. Gulgong, April 17th. Batliurst, April 19, 20. and 22... Mudgee, April 26th and 27thd. Dubbo, April 26tli and 27ht Grenfell, May 1 and 2 (may alter. Wellington, May 1st and 2nd. Trangie, May 7th and 8th. Wellington Picnic, May 9. and 10. Macquarie Picnic, May 16 & 17. Pea Hill, May 21st and 22nd. Narromine, May 29th and 30th. Bathurst, June 1st and 2nd. 1 Gilgandra, Jun...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

£20 REWARD THE above Reward will be paid to nny person giving sucli information •is will lead to the conviction of any one Destroying Rabbit-proof Fencing on Eurrawaug Station. TUOS. EDOLS & CO. £20 Reward. THE above Reward will be paid for Information that will lead to the conviction of any person or persons damaging tlie Netting Fences on Ooma, or leaving Netting Gates open Trespassers prosecuted. JOHN I. DENT. NOTICE. ANY Person found SHOOTING, HUNTING, or otherwise TRESPASS- , 1NG on PRAIR1ELANDS will be , prosecuted without respcct to pei- j sons. . . ,, All previous permissions cancelled WALLACE HUNTER. NOTICE. Any Person found Shooting, Fish ing, Hunting, or otherwise trespass ing on BOYD RUN will be prosecut ed without respect to persons. ST1TT BROS. NOTICE. After this date any person found Hunting, Sliooting, Fishing, Using the Private Tracks, or otherwise Trespassing on any part of Carra wobbity, Traversdale, and VVonga -•cng, will bo prosecuted. Ml previous permis...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

LOU LANEYRIE'S Saw Mills. | the undersigned, wish to notify the • 5 Public of Forbes and District that I have purchased the well-known SA.W MILLING PLANT at MOUNTAIN HILL, DALRIDA I am prepared to supple Hard Wood and Pine at Lowest Possibly Prices. FORBES. Printed and Published by William Brooke and Sons, at the Offica of the "Forbes Times" Gas Printing Works, eoracr Lachlan & Browse PreprJetor, MOUNT VIEW, Streets, fpj-fcee, fJ.jji.W,

Publication Title: Forbes Times
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Pars About People. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

Tac Russian Revolutionary Com mittee lias written a polite letter of apology to tho managing director of n factory at Lifle, in France, ex presoinjj its regret at tho assatssina tion of M. Mathieu Gllson, a rep resentative of the firm, who was the victim o£ Anarchists at Czenstoch owa, in Russia, a few months ago. The committee explains that the bullet was in reality intended for another French commercial repre sentative who wan remarkably like M. Gilson, and that the assassin was evidently misled by the resem blance. 'fh.j recent death in America, aged 07, ot Mr. Alfred Tennyson Dickens (son of Charles Dickens, whose cen tenary has just been celebrated, and for many years a resident of Aus tralia.!, remind:', us of a elder broth er, Edward Rulwer J.ytton Dickens, who for years represented YVllean nja in N.S.W. Parliament. It was while in Unit arena that he uttered the famous speech regarding anoth er Jtiveriiiii legislator—\V\ N. Wll ; lis, that this gentleman's oratorical anticii ...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24th. Notes of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

The Forbes Times. SATURDAY, Kl'JimiJAKY 2ith. SMes of the Week. It was reported from Sydney on Tuesday that tin: state Cabinet had bail under consideration three im portant problems affecting the dev elopment of the country, two of which liave been in the public eye lor some yearn past. Theae " had reference to the perennial question of the duj)lication of the trunk rail way lines, the erection of wheat store sheds in the country, and the extension of the operations of the Royal Commissioner who has lately been inquiring into the congestion of traffic at the Sydney goods rail-; way stations. The first mentioned matter is being slowly but steadily attended to, and it must naturally be a considerable time before really noticeable improvement can be eftec ted. On the second subject, that of bloring wheat at country stations, the Minister ior Agriculture, Mr. Trefie, has enunciated a new scheme to provide "proper and adequate sheds at leading wheat centres," am "the establishment gradua...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

[A cakd.I Day and Nif.ht Telephone 103. Funeral Director. Ram Jura-street, FGKBEa. . «)• An Up-to-dati' MOURNING CARRIAGE at Patrons' service. wr ' »■■«« awn ngf.-?w . r* f. ^ Tf 1 ± ...,TO Kstd 18S5. Tin,. 50. | W. E LUTHJbJ —THE LEADING— Funeral Director,j Rankin Street, Forbes.

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TALL, VERY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

TALL, VERY. Mr. Green's radish-bed had been severely attacked by slujss, and lie sought advice for their oxtinnuiation. A neighbour told him to place tsalt between the rows ot planta. " JJid you do as I told you the neigh bour asked on meeting Green a few days later. " T should think I did," he replied. "I put the salt down one evening, and, bless my soul, when I got up next morning the tOufH were pulling up the radishes, dipping them in the Bait, and eating them quite eontentcdly." Ni'ffleet of religion soon leads to neg of morals.—De Tocqucvillc. ! Maud: Avo you going to prosccuto t horrid Jack Dare for (stealing a kiss ? Uthcl: No; the proporty lia^_beeji turned. '

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A PRESENT FROM MR. MANWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

A niMSENT FROM MR. MANWAY. <Hy LiaSl/liK TITC»rAS. Mi<b JxiuiM Dale and her lriend, .\h.-3 Kdilh Jiclgrove, were on a. whopping e:<j v dition. That is to toy, tlicy were in specting .-jhops, inside and out, w.tii paiustauing thoroughness. There was a possibility, certainly, thai they might buy something ; but it was very slight. As they issued, still empty->h«ndi-d, from a milliner's, Miss Belgrove -was struck l,y a .sudden idea. "To LhimU, Laura., that it's your birth day .on Saturday ! I'd almost forgotten.'' Miss IDale gracefully admitted the fact, after suitable hesitation. .Let me see, you'll be " i " Twenty-four, (fcar." Hiss BeJgrove stared, and, catching lirr friend's eye upon her, .coughed irritat ingly. " No one would tliink it, Laura, to loola at you." Tho specch was ambiguous. " Must you really go home now, dear?" asked Miss Dale, with rising Colour. " So sorry 1 Good-bye. Do come and sec uio soon," . They took five minutes to part ; t...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
42 NEW SOUTH WALES WHEAT IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

No. 42. NCT SOUTH WALES WHEAT IN LONDON. In a letter from the Agent-General for £e\v,. Soutli Wales in London, to tjio Premier, it is stated .tliatf. tho grain sent from New Soiitii.Walos ;atithe ter mination of the Eastor Show. in.Sydney has been displayed "'in''London' and Liverpool for somo time, and lias at tracted considerable .attention;: Some of the samples had been so af fected with weovil that they were use less for display purposes; but by using samples of the wheat and maize sent rrom tho Experiment Inarms, and from private growers, a.very fine display lias been procured.. n-^ie interest shown in Now South \VqIes cereals is increasing, and tho Agent-General strongly recommends that these displays should bo continued. Letters arc reaching the -Agent-Gene ral s office from Malta, Austria, Italy, and other continental countries, asldiig for samples of onr grain ; whilst the de mand from millers in Groat (Britain is quite as great as last year.. The appreciation of the CV.ru ...

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL NOTES. FOR THE MAN ON THE LAND. These Notes are issued every week, under the personal supervision of the Hon. J. L, Trefldt Minister o! Agriculture, and nro based mainly on the experiments of the Department. The Department can solve many problems concerning the land and production which would be Impracticable to the individual producer. Departments of Agriculture arc great educative forces In all countries dependent upon tholr primary resources. They may be regarded as central representative agencies, from which springs the material for the pursuance of Improved methods in utilising the soil. The Minister seeks the rural press as a medium for disseminating the results of the scientific and practical investigations of his Department, in the. hope that the information disclosed from time to timo may assist the individual producer and the State generally. Should any farmer desire information relevant to his work on the land, not referred to in these Notes at t...

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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
FINDING A MAMMOTH. (From "The Country-side.") [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

FINOJNG A MAiMMOTll. , - (From " The Coimtry-sMe.") A discovery c£ ocmwidernblc nit; i;eso lias recently been made by Jamas lvncoi i local fisherman at iSei^ey lJil', the headland on the tiontii Ouast, '"i-t of Bognor. At lo'\v tide, nt the edge of the sea, embedded iix a. mass of red clay, he discovered t'lie remains of whsit is undoubtedly a mammoth, " measuring about SOft. in length." Several hundred weight of boues weiv itnu>vtxt, including half a dozen teeth, which weigh trim (lib. to 81b. each, and have the appearance of iron. The mammoth was a hairy elephant with large up-curled tusks, which existed until comparatively recent times. It ex isted in iiritain after the Glaei.il Period, and its remains arc found along with th<ve of man. More than this, its tusks have boen^fouiid with the ivory surface engraved by human artists with remark ably realistic pictures of various animals. Hut. perhaps the most complete evidence of the ivcvnt existence of 1he mammoth is fur...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CANADA THROUGH AUSTRALIAN SPECTACLES EXPERIMENTAL FARMS CHAPTER XVII. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

"■■TX-ggJ-Z THROUGH AUSTRALIAN :: :: :: SPECTACLES :: :: :: EXPERIMENTAL FARMS By ROBERT McMILLAN CHAPTER XVII. A man said to his wife one day, speaking very humbly, "Maria, l\ thought that when we were married, we were going to be one." "Yes, John," replied the wife, promptly, "we are one—and I'm. the one." It is distinctly a good thing, in any compact,^to know who is • "boss," but it's difficult to know that in Cauda. Each Province -is boss in its own Province, but tlie Dominion-Government is over all in some things! Then the C.P.R. appears to be an- independent "boss,"' and you are never sure who is ther"o'ne," They tell of , a man who. was over here and was carried on the Canadian Pacific Railway ("GP.R."), from place to place, and travelled on C.P.R. steamers, #ancl;, stayed in C.P.R. hotels, and lived on C.P.R. farms, till-he came to thp,, conclusion that the C.P.R. was the one in Canada, ?and he was not far wrong. When he got to Victoria, the capital, on the island of .Van co...

Publication Title: Forbes Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SAVING TIME. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912

SAVING TIME. As a general rule, the question whether a man's career is to Bpell tiuccr-sK or failure is settled ibetwc-nn. (Sit; ages (if HO and 43. If a man cannot attain prospority at 40, Ilia chances after thai age are remoie.. At yO, the sensible man plays for r-r-iety rather than for Jii-h si dices. For after (.'hat. age not one man. in 5000 tan re oovor iiis financial position if he fhould come a cropper. At 00, iiLuot-y-oijcht per eenl are either dependent upon their daily earnings or li]>ou t:h<'ir relatives. It is evident, therefore, that r.o nioii should put ■ off saving for old hi; ' ifi.fr lie lias passed Ilia fortieth birth lay. It isn't ahv:ivs necessary to laugh last in order to laugh longest. "Gentlemen, gentlemen," shouted the referee lit a recent very noisy prize ilglit, "Order, please! This ain't 110 House of Purliawont, y'know."

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