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MASONRY. IMPORTANT CEREMONY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
MASONRY. IMPORTANT CEREMONY. Oil Thursday night last, what might be considered the biggest initiation Masonic ceremony that has ever taken place in the State occurred in the lodge room of the Lodge Lachlan, Royal Arch Chapter, when most excellent Bro. Jenlcinson and his officers initiated sixteen members, included in which were fourteen from Condobolin Lodge. It may not be generally known that Forbes is the only place west of Orange that is able to confer these degrees, and when it comes to the highest degrees of masonry, Forbes is the only town outside of Sydney able to confer tlini. About a month ago Forbes lodge had the pleasure of installing these degrees on about a dozen .of the Parkes brethren, so that we expect to see in the near future the formation of the highest degrees of masonry in the sister towns of Condobolin aiid Forbes. About midnight on Thursday, the brethren, to the number of 40, assembled in the lodge room at Forbes, and sat down to a banquet provided by Sutton B...
PHENOMENAL GOLD YIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
PHENOMENAL GOLD YIELD. | The Long Tunnel mine reached its biggest sensation on Saturday, when the shareholders, from a shot made dufing the morning in the reef, from two dishes of quartz, dollied the phenomenal yield of 272oz. of gold. This was from the deepest point reached— 280ft.—at the end of a 50ft. drive, along the lode formation, the whole of which is 5ft. wide. A crushing at the battery last week returned 207oz. for 8 tons. Several prominent mining men who were present on Saturday, including Mr W. Wray, of Victoria, and Mr H. Groth, the well\x=req-\ known prospector, pronounce the ore as the best seen during their long mining experience in Australia.
THE DROUGHT. Mr Wragge's Visit to Forbes. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
THE DROUGHT. Mr Wragge's Visit to Forbes. On Tuesday next, 30th inst., Mr Clement L. Wragge. the world-famed astronomer, will appear in the town hall, Forbes, and give his great scientific entertainment, "A , voyage through the universe," with pictures taken from the leading observatories of the world, of the sun, moon, stars, and comets, and what they contain. The only pictures of tne kind screened in Australia. Mr Wragge will also introduce that wonderful discovery, radium, ana give a practical demonstration with a quantity of it. The entertainment will comprise 21 hours of mystery, fun, and education. The box plan is at Cochrane's, and the prices .are"3-, 2/-> and 1/-.
"ASHBROOK." [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
"ASHBROOK." Our advertising columns will show that Messrs J. Nancarrow and Son will sell on Saturday, March 2nd, at the Foresters' Hall, Orange, Mr M'Lennan's farm Ashbrook, five miles from Orange, on the Cargo road, on those basalt hills which have gained for the district its superior position as an agricultural district. . The area.is 967 acres,-and' will be allotted in seventeen farms on easy, terms. Every farm will front a Government road, and enjoy permanent water. ' Liberal Government assistance can be obtained by purchasers. No other district in the State offers such 'advantages as Orange—climate, soil, market, population, money, are all there. The Canoblas slopes are absolutely ideal sites for farms and orchards, and buyers can make no mistake in securing such land.
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
WEDNESDAY. 7 a.m.—Parkes, Bogan Gate, Trundle, Condobolin. 11,30 a.m.—Calarie. 11.30 a.m.—Yarra Yarra, Ander\ son's, Speck's, Weelong, Glen yarra, Uali, Pearce's, Russell's, Amor, Chandler's, Leslie's, War\x=req-\ angla, Barry's, Boyd, Scott'S, Trcgalins. 3.55 p.in:;—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Melbourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parkes, Ticliborne, Daroobalgie, also Goolagong, Wenz's, an" Tomanbil (via Cowra), GrenfeL (T.P.O.), Trundle and Bogan - Gate (via Parkes). Gate (via Parkes). (Late fee, 4.6 pm.). 3.30 p.m.—Eugowra'. 1
ALLEGED GOLD STEALING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
ALLEGED GOLD STEALING. Two young men, residents of Forbes, named Wm. Thos. Bettleton, alias Bony, and Thos. Buckley, alias Thomas Henry Buckley, were arrested in the street on Saturday night by Constables Cullen, Iverach, and Cobcroft, and were brought up in the police court yesterday, charged in company with stealing a quantity of gold slimes, to me value of £ 00, the property of Saville Sanderson, from a .precipitate house at Calare, on the 17th December, 1911. Mr D. J. Moloney appeared for both the accused, who- were remanded for eight days for the production of evidence. Bail was allowed and forthcoming, each in £ 80, and a surety of £ 80, or two of £ 40.
JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
JOTTINGS. Weather Prophet Ogg predicts exceptionally hot weather inland till the end of the month; close air ami high temperatures being the features. There will also be a "tendency for violent thunderstorms, hail, phenomenal falls of rain! and tornadoes." O.O. (Old Orkney Scotch Whisky), especially distilled for the Australian climate.* Mr Tom Gavin, the postman, whose visits bring sorrow or joy to every household to which he delivers letters, was taken to the local hospital on Sunday night suffering from fever. Pedestrians,'in town are now faced with newly painted notices affixed by fhe Council, bearing the warning, "Do not spit, on the footway." Mr Harry Hodge, who, with his brother, had purchased an irx-igation plant about 12 miles up the river, was engaged in dismantling it prior to conveying it to Mr C. Hodge's holding down -the river, and falling from the top of the shed on Saturday morning last,1 severely sprained his right anlcle, and broke a small hone near the left wrist....
PUBLIC SWIMMING BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
PUBLIC SWIMMING BATHS. It is perhaps a little late in the season to bring up the question of. swimming baths for Forbes, that is so far as fully awakening public interest in such a project is concerned. As far as the need and utility of public baths are concerned, the question is an ever present, and even urgent one. It is safe to say that a very large proportion of the people of Forbes cannot swim, notwithstanding that the town is so surrounded with water as to be practically an island. It is a case of water everywhere, and not too many swimmers. Of course, the lagoon is not suitable for bathing. The water is not fit for it at low ebb, and in any case there is not the necessary privacy. The river is just a little too far away, except to those who can get a lift,to take them there. This is a pity, for there are N some lovely bathing holes, and a swim in this weather is to be numbered amongst the luxuries. What is wanted, for the convenience, clean-^ liness, and health of tne public,...
SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
SATURDAY. 1,30 a.m.—Calarie, Bedgerabong, Condobolin, Nowland's, Yarra Yarra, Carrawobitty, Eulorno, - Trayersdale, M'Pliillamy's, Raw\x=req-\ * lin's, Hall's, Hope, Gemalong, Porter's, Kennedy's, Sweeney's, Bogandillon, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Borambil, Monwonga, -Pretoria, Warroo Police, Corin\x=req-\ ella, Anderson's, Weelong, Speck's, Glenyarra, Uah, Russell's, Pearce's, Amor, Chandler's, Leslie's, Wai'angla, Barry's, Boyd, Scott's, TregaJ ana. >■* .55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O., Bathure Orange, Molong, Young, Cowr.* Melbourne, ' Cookamidger^ Parkes, Daroobalgie, Tlclibornej (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.).
CURRENT TOPICS. THE NEXT TEST. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
CURRENT TOPICS. THE NEXT TEST. The Kangaroo is sore put to it. He does not sleep o' nights, for both days and nights are for him full of phantom Hobbses, Douglases, and Gunns. Se has no time for anything but plans of how to put a twist in the British Lion's tail. How to do it? Here is where the theorist has a. least of suggestion. tSHbJbBIP papers are just now full of pTOtings for the undoing of Mr Alphabet Doug\x=req-\ 'as and his merry men, and the diversity of ideas is great. One section thinks that if only Noble is brought ^ack the Englishmen's cake is as Tood as dough. Another clamors loudly for MacLaren, the Queensland express bowler, to back up the attack of the mighty Cotter. Yet another wants Mailey, the Redfern 'googlie" •nerchant, on the principle that, Hor\x=req-\ •lern's "googlie" tricks having been discovered and laid bare, more "goog\x=req-\ ■ie" in another guise should be turned •>n the foemen. One thing that stands out very clearly is that a mightly stimulus has ...
SOUTH FORBES v. GUNNING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
SOUTH FORBES v. GUNNING. Gunning travelled to South Forbes on Saturday last, and sustained a great defeat. H. Savage won tlie toss for Souths from T. Martin, and sent Gunning to the wickets. Gunning scored 75, R. Rowley 22, and W. Martin 12 being the only players to score double figures. J. S. Sliiels was the most successful bowler for Souths, taking 4 wickets for 8. the loss of four including 5 Elli s J. nings, were not accepted. II. a great game, not giving a chance."' Following are the scores: — Gunning. R. Rowley, run out .......... 22 | P. Broderick, lbw, b Ellis .... 1 t H. Doubleday, b Coram ....... 4 T. Martin, c Shiels, W; Green 7 J. Martin, c Ellis, b Coram . 2 W. Martin, st.~ Thomas,; b-Shiels 12 J. Rodgers, c ,W. Green, b Ellis 0 W. Smith, c Coram, b Shiels ... 10 W. Brodericlc," b Sliiels . .... ... : 4 S. Mallett, c Coram, b Shiels .. . 3 E. Smith, not out . . . 0 Sundries . .... .:. . ..■;.10 Total 75 Bowling analysis.—E.v-Boulton, 0 for 18; H. Ellis,* 2 for 12;: H. C...
CRICKET. NORTH HILL v. POVERTY POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
NORTH HILL v. POVERTY" POIHT. The above teams met on the for\x=req-\ mer's ground, ami once again the Hillites were victorious. Batting first, they knocked up the splendid score of 148, to which the Pointers responded with only 21 runs, thanks to the bowling of Gunn—four for 8, and Miller 4 for 11. B. P. Henry, 3 for 23 (including the hat trick), was the most successful howler for -the losers. ,,. Appended are the scores: North Hill. V. Rath,.c Leyne, b Madden . .. .. 18 J. Miller, :b Ivers ..v.......... 28 D. Mylcarane, c F. White, .1) Ivers 16 G. M'Kenzie, b A. White 24 C. 11. Weaver, b G. White 10 C. Rr O'Brien,-c and_-b G-; White ■ 7 A. Sanders, c F. White, ' lr A. White - 18 R; Gunn, b Henry . v.". . •;- 5 H. Vitnell, b Henry 0 J. Bridge, b Henry 0 D. Weaver, not out : 12 Sundries ■ 10 , Total «. 148 Bowling analysis.—E.- Cook', 0 for 17; G. White, 2 for 43; C. Madden, 1 for 11 W. Ivers, 2 for 29; A. White, 2 for 16; B. Henry, 3 for 23. • Poverty Point. P. White,, c Rath, b Gur...
TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
TUESDAY. '1® 11.30 a.m.—Calarie. 11.30 a.m.—Goadotomin, Newland's, Baclgetnlipug, M'PUiHtuuy's, Hall's, Ra-wlik s, J-smalong, Ken-nedy's, Sweeney's, Bogandillon, Porter's, Cadow, Morgan Bros.', Hope, Borambil, Monwonga, Pretoria, Warroo Police, Carra-_ ' . wobbity, Eulomo, Traversdale, ... Duans (Fairview), Donltin's, Corrinella. 3.55 p.m.—Sydney" T.P.O., Bathurst, Orange, Young, Cowra, Mel- - bourne, Molong, Cookamidgera, Parlies, Ticliborne, Daroobalgie. (Late fee, 4.5 p.m.). 9.30 p.m.—Eugowra, uowra, Goola\x=req-\ gong, Grenfell. Ooma Creek, Wenz's, Ooma station.
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
MAIL TIME TABLE. MONDAY. 7.15 a.m.—Parkes, Bogaii Gate, Condoliolin Station, Burrawaug Station. 11.30.-—Calarie. > 3.55 p.m.—Sydney, T.P.O. No. 2, Bathurst, Young', Cowra, Mel\x=req-\ lolong, Cookamidgera, logbalgipfc ^irenfell via TuTdle and Bogan Gate via Parkes (late fee, 4.5 p.m.).
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
Central Exchange and Produce Stores, PRODUCE AND FURNITURE DEALER. SF^CIAL CHAFF FOR FALLOW-. I'NG, FREE FROM WILD OATS, or any other dirt—GUARANTEED. OVER 100 TONS ON SALE. ALL KINDS OF PRODUCE FOR SALE AT LOWEST RATES. FURNITURE.—NEW AND SECOND-HAND BEDSTEADS from 10/ up. Wire Stretchers at Bedrock Prices. CALL AND INSPECT BEFORE PURCHASING ELSEWHERE. LIME.—Best Quality Stocked. Sold in any quantity. Furniture removed, and all class of carrying done at shortest notice. Trolly meets all trains. Insure with F. RATH & CO., District Representatives. Personal Accident, Workmen's Compensation, and other Branches of Accident Insurance Accepted. Terms on. application. Scottish Union&National insurane Company. FUNDS, £6,000,000. Fire. Accident. Live Stock. Policies issued to cover Dwellings, Furniture, Stores, Stock-in-trade,. Farm Buildings, Crops, Etc. Personal, Accident, Sickness, •Workmen's Compensation, and Live Stock Insurance effected at lowest current rates. - EDWAR...
The Forbes Advocate, TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1912. ALL FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
Jw'te TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 1912. ALL FOR SYDNEY. An important movement is afoot In the central western portion of the State, having: as its object a linking of the northern and western railway systems, the opening up of new country, and the finding of fresh outlets on the seaboard. Forbes is not drawn into this movement, for the ■ reason that it has secured a connec\x=req-\ itoii with the southern line, and will thus have direct communication almost due east and south with Sydu«y and Melbourne, being, in fact, signally fortunate in that respect. The only complaint Forbes has is one that it shares with every other railway town in the State—its traffic to the eastern seaboard is along a ridiculously over-taxed and congested route, affecting the interests of everyone compelled to use it. It is instructive to look at the map in relation to this stupid system of ours. All the lines of the State have a common objective—Sydney. The traveller may want to make from Bourke to Tenterfleld, but...
FORBES JOCKEY CLUB. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Advocate — 23 January 1912
COMMITTEE MEETING. A meeting of the committee of the Forbes Jockey Club took place on Friday night at the Albion Hotel, Dr. Broadbent (vice-president) in the chair. At a conference of the Western District Racing Association held at Orange, and at which dates were fixed for the race meetings of the affiliated clubs, certain dates were allotted to the Forbes Jockey Club, and the old commitee, dissatisfied with these dates, had requested the delegate of the Forbes Jockey Club, Mr C. S. M'Phillamy, to report why such unsuitable dates had been allotted, and the report was furnished accordingly, the following being a precis: — The delegate reported having attended the meeting of the W.D.R.A., which was an important one, held at Orange, when matters of importance were discussed. The only matter worthy of report specially, however, was, in the opinion of the delegate, the allotment of dates for the autumn race-meeting of the Forbes Jockey Club. Going to the meeting with a special desire to ...