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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
THE VANDENBERG. JOSEPH MURPHY lias pleasure in announcing that lie has taken5 over the license and full control of the above well-known Family and Commercial Hotel, and hopes to retain the generous support, that has been accorded - the house during his management of the past two years. JOSEPH~MURPHY, The Vandenberg Hotel, FORBES. CORRESPONDENTS WANTED. 'The Advocate' wants correspondents in every part of tlie district. Persons willing to act are invited to communicate with us at once. SHARE FARMERS. . WANTED, SHARE FARMERS to work 300 Acres each; virgin country. Apply A. K. SHANNON, N Richlands, Grenfell. NOTICE. To the Women Know-alls of Poverty Point. - Question: Who is the wofrian out of the two bachelors on" j-overty Point? Municipality of Forbes. PUBLIC MEETING. A- PUBLIC MEETING will .be held in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Forbes, on TUESDAY, 23rd inst.^at 8 p.nr., for the purpose of devising the best means of raising the guarantee required by the Hart Bi-plaiie Co., for ...
PRESBYTERIAN SERVICES. SERVICES FOR JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
PRESBYTERIAN -SERVICES. SERVICES FOR JANUARY. January 21st.—Forbes, 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Bedgerabong, 3 p.m. January 28th.—Forbes, 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Daroobalgie, 3.15 p.m. METHODIST SERVICES. SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 1912. Meadow Bank, 11 a.m.; Forbes, 7.30 p.m.—Rev. A. W. Parton. Forbes, 11,a.m.; Daroobalgie, 3 p.m. —Mr Galaglier. ' CHURCH OF ENGLAND. SUNDAY, JANUARY 21, 1912. Forbes, 11 a.m. arid 7.30 p.m.; Bareenong, 3 p.m.—Rev. T. D.\x=req-\ Dunstan. Eugowra, 2.30 and 7 p.m.—Rev. Carus Caton.
LAND FOR THE SMALL MAN. 'A GOOD TIME AHEAD FOR SETTLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
LAND FOR THE SMALL MAN. 'A GOOD TIME AHEAD FOR SETTLERS. The Pinnacle estate, oE 20,000 acres," which is the property of the New Zealand Land Association, and managed by Mr George Lester, has. been sold- last week to a Victorian, who will sub-divide it immediately into lots that will suit purchasers,' and will -be put. on the market at once. - •••- ■ This subdivision has been brought about by. the approach of the ■ construction of the For bes-Stockinbingal railway, which will .create closer settlement all round the district. It is likely that other estates will be either subdivided, or purchased for subdivision along the route, and, further, the Government will probably resume estates for" closer settlement, as there is no better wheat- land, in New. South Wales. . - . •
SALE OF 12,000 ACRES. Portion of Famous "Ooma" Estate. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
SALE OF 12,000 ACRES. Portion of Famous "Ooma'' Estate. ( Messrs Edward Weaver and Coy., Forbes, report having just completed the sale, on account of Mr John' I.\x=req-\ Dent,' of all the north-western portion of '"Ooma" Estate, containing 12,000 acres freehold land, which lias been in Mr Dent's family for 35 years, situated midway between Forbes and Grenfell, being a magnificent stretch of .wheat ;growing land, adjacent to the Forbes-Stocltinbingal railway line. We understand that the above land will shortly be cut up for settlement.
BATHURST FAT STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
BATHURST FAT STOCK REPORT. E. H. Taylor and Co. report, under yesterday's date: A big yarding'*of. fat cattle, principally very plain and inferior quality; a few pens of good heifers, cows, and bullocks. Best bullocks made £ 7/1,1,/•- to £S/18/-j good steers £ 5/12/- toy£ 6/13/-y cows to £ 5/4/-, vealers £2/10/-, bebt heifers to £4/12/-, others ower. We sold 38 head, viz.-—Ac\x=req-\ ount Suttor, steers £-4/3/-.to- £'6 .i/-, cows to £ 4/13/-; a/c Walkom, teers from £4/8/- to .£4/14/-,' elfers from £ 3/12/-. to £ 4/1-2/-;. /c Lewis, cows to £ 5 /4/-. steers, to 5/16/-, heifers to £2/10/\x=req-\ Fat Sheep.—600 inferior 'sheep\x=req-\ arded, the market was dull, and may 3 quoted 1/- to 1/6.per head. lower, ul sales hard to effect. We offered i0, and sold account Gordon, 89 ves 7/11, 28 at 9/2, 2 at 12/6; a/c ilkins, pets 7/3 to 12/J.O.
IMPROVING THE WEIR. UNCIL WANTS £200 FROM THE GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
IpPROVING THE WEIR. UNCIL WANTS £200 FROM THE GOVERNMENT. t is not generally known, that all: o erect pumping plants on the er for irrigation purposes, have pay a license fee to the Govern\x=req-\ lt, and as the weir conserves the ter for these pumping plants, it lid be thought that the Goverii\x=req-\ lt should provide the cost of main\x=req-\ ling the weir. That is. the view_ en by the Forbes Council. As re\x=req-\ ted in a recent issue of "The bes Advocate," aldermen are mov-' in the direction of improving the .er conservation,, and at Tuesday lit's meeting the Mayor reported ing paid a visit of inspection to weir with Mr D. F? Underwood, Council's engineer of waterworks, h the result that he thought the essary work should be done under supervision of Mr Underwood, le moved that the ' Council's J erworks engineer furnish a report the nature of the improvements, If that the Government be asked ^ jrovide £ 200 towards the cost of ';h work, as it receives all the fees. 1 'his was se...
OUR SERIAL STORY. WHEN A WOMAN WOOS. CHAPTER VI. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
OUR SERIAL STORY. CHAPTER VI. (Continued). "How did you lcnow that I was a bad woman?" The question took him off his balance, and he gave a shout of laughter She colored at his amusement, looked down, and then up again defiantly. "One bad person always knows another by instinct," he said gravely. "I shouldn't have said you were bad," she said, eyeing him consider\x=req-\ ingly, as he stood with his hands on his hips, smiling broadly down at .her. ""'I'jiva terror," he said, and frowned and shook his head. "Oh, I'm not a baby," she said, rather impatiently, and looked away with deepened color. "Supposing anybody found you here?" he said, forgetting good manners in his curiosity to know how she regarded the situation. "You could hide me somewhere, couldn't you?" she said simply. He nodded, and sat down. Clearly she was not to be classified in a moment. He wished vaguely that she were a few years older. "I wish you'd smoke or something," she said, with a nervous laugh. "You make me unc...
THE LITTLE STRANGER. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
THE LITTLE STRANGER. Will the welcome little stranger visit your house diis year? Baby is king nowadays, and a king should always be welcome. There are many homes in this land where the little stranger is wanted badly, but—he keeps away. This should not be. In such cases the reader is advised to write to the Dept A.M., Ladies' College of Health, and a book" will be sent free, telling how in hundreds of similar cases a joyful change was brought about. The published price of the book is 1/-, but it will be sent free If • 2d is enclosed to defray postage, etc. One lady writes: "Your book .is worth a guinea a page. 1 wish I had read it earlier. It is a fountain of knowledge and advice."*
CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
CHAPTER VII. On Saturday afternoon Audrey generally went to read French with Mrs Helme. -The visit to Miraflores was her greatest pleasure o£ the week, but last Saturday she had been too miserable to go, and to-day she went with some reluctance. Mrs Helme was the only person in Lew Alston whose good opinion she really cared about, and she" felt now that she didn't deserve it any longer. To add to her guilty feelings, Mrs Helme received her with more than usual tenderness. Locked in an embrace that was warm, ana soft, and scented, and violet, all at the same time, Audrey knew that it was a mute commiseration upon whatever had caused her absence the Saturday before. She had never confided in Mrs Helme, but the latter knew that she was unhappy at home, and could probably made a shrewd guess at the chief cause of her unhappiness. "Cold, proud thing!" said Mrs Helme, punctuating her words with kisses. Releasing the girl" with moist eyes, she pushed her away, and held her at arm's length....
GRENFELL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
GRENFELL. At a meeting of the race club committee, held on Monday evening, it was resolved that the Wellington Jockey Club be written to, asking them to alter their dates to Thursday and Friday, May 2nd and 3rd; failing which the races be held on &nbsp; Wednesday and Thursday, as previ- ously arranged.. It was decided that &nbsp; the prize money for the annual meet- &nbsp; ing be £225—an increase of £25 &nbsp; on last year. &nbsp; A very serious accident occurred on &nbsp; Saturday to Mr Michael Crowe, of &nbsp; Spring Park. Crowe was seated on &nbsp; a waggon loaded with 75 bags of &nbsp; wheat, travelling to Monteagle. When crossing a rut, Crowe was dislodged, &nbsp; and fell to the ground, the front &nbsp; wheel passing over the upper part of &nbsp; an arm. He was taken to Young, &nbsp; and placed in the Sacred Heart Hospital. It is feared that amputation will be necessary. &am...
DEATH OF AN INFANT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
DEATH OF AN INFANT. The infant son of Warder James, of the Forbes gaol, expired last Tuesday, and the remains were interred in the Methodist portion of the Forbes ceme- tery, the funeral arrangements being conducted by Mr W. E. Luthje. The burial service was read by the. Rev. A. W. Parton. &nbsp;
OBITUARY. THE DEATH OF A HERO.' [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
OBITUARY. THE DEATH OF A HERO. The funeral of the young man, James Edward Wheatley, aged 23, whose death was chronicled in our last issue as having taken place in the local hospital from typhoid fever, on Tuesday morning last, took place on Wednesday, when his remains were interred in the Anglican por- tion of the Forbes cemetery, Mr T. Twist, undertaker, having ttte con- duct of the funeral arrangements.. The funeral cortege was headed by forty members in regalia of the M.U., I.O.O.F., of which order de- ceased was a member, four members accompanying the hearse as pall-bearers. Deceased was presented by the &nbsp; Mayor of Forbes (Alderman G. F. Hutchinson), about two years ago, with the silver medal and certificate of the Royal Humane Society, for saving the lives of three people from drowning in the Laclilan River. The details, briefly, are that a little child of Mrs Messner fell into the river. The mother attempted to rescue her, and was followed into the river by anothe...
MRS ESTHER YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 19 January 1912
MRS ESTHER YOUNG. &nbsp; Yesterday morning, at her resi- dence, near the cricket ground in Forbes, an old lady named Mrs Esther Young passed over the great divide, at the age of 78 years. She had been ailing for some time from an internal complaint, and her demise came as a relief to the sufferer. She has closely followed her son, Mr. &nbsp; James Young, who died in the Forbes hospital a few weeks ago. The de- ceased lady leaves behind a number of sons and one daughter, all of whom are respected residents of Forbes. &nbsp; The funeral took place to-day, when the body was interred in the Angli- can portion of the Forbes cemetery. The funeral arrangements were con- ducted by Mr W. B. Luthje, and the impressive graveside service of the Anglican Church was read by the Rev. Carus Caton. &nbsp;
MOVING PICTURES, WEDNESDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
MOVING PICTURES, WEDNESDAY NIGHT. Mr F. H. Brook announces a very fine programme for Wednesday night In the town hall, when he will present 6622ft. of films of a most varied and entertaining nature. Everyone who has 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, edueationalism, 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 entertainment on clean, uprto-date lines. -
H.A.C.B.S. RACE MEETING. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
H.A.G.B.S. RAGE MEETING. COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of the newly formed committee of tne H.A.C.B.S. Race Club was held in L/ynch's Terminus Hotel on Thursday night, Mr H. Rath (president) occupying the chair. We had already announced that a strong committee had been formed to draft a programme for the race meeting on the 20th March, and that a meeting was to be called for that special purpose. A ,great deal of interest was manifested, and thS1 amount of' £ 60, which was allotted at a general meeting for a programme, was increased to £68, and the programme drawn up, but as it is necessary to register With the A.J.C., the programme will not be issued until that registration is effected.