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THE NORT COAST TOURIST DISTRICT. PART II. Along the Richmond. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
THE NORTH COAST TOURIST DISTRICT. I'aht II. Along the Richmond. The recently-completed railway from Grafton to the Tweed passes through country particularly well watered, and traversed by numerous creeks. The land is good grazing country; it is capable, 'when improved by the cultiva tion of puspaluni, of supporting hosts of prosperous dairy farmers. The nourishing town of Casino is at the point where the railway crosses the Richmond oil i!s way to Lismore; and Byron Bay. an important dairying (■(.'litre, is 7;"i miles up the main river from its egress into the Pacific at Bal lina Heads. The Richmond towns, from Baliina at the head, are Wardeli, Broadwater, Woodbnrn, Coraki. Wyral lah, and Lismore. The Richmond River is famous for its picturesque scenery and the great richness of the soil of the surrounding country. Like most, of Ilie North Coast rivers, it follows a ser pentine course. The roaches are fringed with luxuriant growths of willows, bending gracefully down to kiss the pla...
TYPEWRITER IMPROVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
TYPEWRITER IMPROVEMENT. All modern mechanical progress has boon along the lines of. increasing the efficiency of tlio engine or machine by getting a greater power with a lesser weight of material. It' is this prin ciple that has made possible the fly ing machine, motor cars, electric trams and trains, bicycles, etc. One lias only to compare the engines and ^machines of to-day with those of a few years back and it will be found that a big saving in- material and space has beon effected. Tho great office time saver, the Typewriter, has also undergone a cliange at the hands of tho inventor ' and a machine has been turned out about half the size and weight f the machines we have been used to, cap able of writing 011 much wider paper, and it has also solved the problem of writing on cards. What is ino°t im portant to the business man, this new machine saves about £9 in the cost as compared ' with other standard type writers,, and as it is much simpler and contains only about half tho num...
A BEAUTY SPECIALIST. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
A BEAUTY SPECIAXIST. ' • The "Hydro-Electrical Massage Par lors, located in tho headquarters. of . tlio :British Mcdical Association, . 32 Elizabeth-street, Sydney; ■ arc in ■ the front rank of such establishments/. The cqnipinont, fittings, and general /'.accommodation are splendidly carried out, .'and ombracti (everything neces sary for an up-to-date beauty special ist's business. Tho Principal is Miss Otton, a lady who perfectly under stands her work, having graduated in tho best schools. An advertisement on this page makes special reference to the famous GYeino Angel Skin food. Miss Otton declares this pre paration to bo absolutely genuine, and that it will achievc the results sought for.
EXPERTS IN THE WOOL INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
EXPERTS IN THE WOOL INDUSTRY. This is tho ago of experts. Never was the slur of "Jack of all trades and master of none" more objectionable than to-day. In all the professions and skilled occupations it lias boon found advantageous to excel in a par ticulai' bi'anch. The .services are most in demand of those who are thoroi igl> and most competent. Tl),« truth ol this is well-known in medicine, law, manufactures, highly specialised trades and engineering. There is a tremen dous trade in wool. Tho Now South Wales annual flip is valued at £14, 000,000. In l'Jli the Commonwealth produced G50,000,0001bs. of wool. The world's demand lor wool is ever-in creasing, and Australia is, and must always he, the greatest wool-producer. Woo) values arc augmenting, and wool experts are wanted more and more. It is in the supremo intercuts of growers to have clips handled by experts. Tho .salaries ol: the.so rango from .(.'Li to .025 per week, according to skill and experience. This then is. a desir...
WOMEN'S COLUMN. From a Woman's Standpoint. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
women's column. i Prom a Woman's Standpoint. For the careful housewife, the subject j of house rent has always proved more or less of a problem, but with the steady all round increase In the cost of living, so noticeable of late, the question threatens | to become a serious one in the near future. So far the residents of Sydney, purlieu lariy those living within the city area, have been the chief'sufferers. The whole sale demolition of old buildings in the I poorer quarters of the city lias deprived numbers of house accommodation—of the j poorest description, it is true, the saving grace of cheapness alone pleading an ex tenuation for its existence. As is gener ally the ease, the heaviest burden falls upon those least able to bear it. Numbers of women, whose work lies in the city, find it dillieult to secure suitable lodging within their moans, and aro compelled either to pay a higher rent than they can afford or face the alternative of doubtful surroundings. The difficulties of the...
KANIMBLA FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
KANIIYIBLA FARMS. Kanimbla Station, in the glorious Kanimbla Valley, liluo Mountains, has he.tm subdivided into farms for .sale on terms. Tho station has an area of about 15,782 acres, freehold (Torron's). Tlio climate and scenery are world famous, the elevation is 2,400 foot and tho soil is suitable for lucerne, onions, potatoes, corn walnuts, pear, and ap ple orchards. Most of tho blocks are rabbit-proof wire-notted, at a cost of £50 per mile. Kanimbla Station is nine miles from Mount Victoria rail way station, along a road of easy grade. With all iixed 'improvements, tho upset prices are: 7 blocks of 211 acres at £ 1, blocks of 1500 acres at .CI, of 2000 and 1400 acres at 22/0, of 1740 acres at 25/-, of MOO acres at .'30/-, of 1580 acres at 35/-, of 2200 acres at 40/- and of ;i(J22 acr&lt;;s at 42/-. These area.s will suit the re'iuirements of a, large number of people desirous of an ideal mixed farming home, within easy distance of a metropolitan market, close to a railw...
DOWN THE DARKENING TRACK. The Scent of the Bush. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
DOWN THE DARKENING TRACK. The Scent of tho Buali. Where the monotonous stock-route cuts through the vast virgin forest lands and fur-reaching scrub lands of wild Western Australia, I am at one with the free com panions of the ever open road. Many hun dred of leagues north and south stret ches that rough and heavy track; and here, moving leisurely from camp to camp, from well to well, by day and night, the big droves of lean horned cattle come with a thunderous tramp as of an army on the inarch. Huddled together, roan, red, black, and . while, wild-eyed, bellowing mobs, that, scenting water at the end of a long, thirsty stage, suddenly • stampede, an ir j resistible phalanx overbearing all oppo sition. On their flanks ride tireless drovers, lean as the cattle they tend, bestriding thin and wiry .horses. The deep brool of a maddened bull; the rifle-crack of the curling stock-whip, the gruff voices of centaur-like men—these sounds come to me of an evening as I stand in the green forest...
AMALGAMATION OF SWISS CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURERS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
AMALGAMATION OF SWISS | CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURERS. The jXestle and Aiiglo-.Swiss Con densed Milk Company, whose head ollice is at, 20 Jving-streot, Sydney, with branch oliices in Melbourne, Auelaiue, JJj iKUano and J.1 a'jiiauUu, who aro so well known to our readers us tire pre mier manufacturers oi Condensed Milks and intants' and Invalids'. i'oods, have been appointed the solo distributing agents ior Australasia lor ^Nestle a, X'otors', Kohler's and Caillers Choco lates. isestle's are now in occupation oi' maguilicent premises recenliy built for tiiein at Zlj rung-street, Sydney, from u'liicli is controlled the organisation and developments oi the Amalgama tion referred to above, and also the great lactones they have ior condens ing milk at Deunmgton, \\arniainbool, Victoria, and Toogoolawah and Wil son's i'lains, Queensland, ana u. pro spective factory at Lismoru. it is a pleasure to know that, this up-to-dato Company have proved their unbound ing conlulence in Australia and that i...
CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, AND MOTOR CARS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
CARRIAGES, BUCCIES, AND MOTOR CARS. Tlio rapid growth of Messrs. Ang us and Sons' trade in motor cars lias led somti peoplo to .suppose that this 50-year-old firm was paying only se condary attention to us horse-drawn vehicles. That this is not so is shown by the fact thill Liu: Castleroagh-street 'house at this very moment actually has a stock of no less than 250 as sorted vehicles, in which are included many superb American types equipped with the latest improvements and others manufactured' at the linn's own factory. A visitor to Messrs. Angus and .Sons eoiiid scarcely fail to find' the exact vehicle, he (required, with such an enormous stock to select [roin. A.s regards motor cars, it is hero ono may see the famous "Armstrong-Whit woi'ths." This car has been dubbed "the u'o/uler-car of J'higland." And it .surely makes a strong claim to that big distinction. Then, there is the Jackson, an American car, which is ao eminently adapted to Australian coun try conditions, that the firm...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 24 February 1912
DISTRICT WEDDINGS. O'REILLY—TICEHURST. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A very pretting wedding was celebraLed at St. Joseph's Church, Grenfell on Wednesday, 7th instant, when Rev Father McAlroy united in the bonds of holy matrimony Thom- as John, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. O'Reilly, "Water View," Gool- agong, and Christina Margaret, eld- est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Ticehurst, "Vera Home," Goolagong. Miss M. O'Reilly acted as brides- maid, and the Misses M. and S. Ticehurst as trainbearers. Mr. Jos- eph V. Ticehurst acted in the capac- ity of best man, and Mr. P. J. O'Reilly as groomsman. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr Thos. Ticehurst. She looked love- ly in a dress of white silk striped ninon, trimmed silk insertion and pearl trimmings, court train. She wore a wreath and veil, and carried a white flower bouquet. The brides- maid wore a dress of pale blue crystalline, trimmed with blue glace silk, and yoke of white silk net em- broidery, and white ...
FORBES MUSICAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
J'OKBE.S .MUSICAL SOCiKTW 1 The .Secretary ol" the Musical So ciety received a shock last week on hearing from J. CI. Williamson, Ltd. (who hold tlie Hole rights in Austra lia. over "The Pirates of Penzance") that, permission to produce 1 he ojiori could not be granted, as tiiey were about. lo produce it themselves. Members generally were not in formed and practices continued, I lie executive officers determining ii possible to obtain the desired per mission, especially as the society had spent about. £5 on scores and librettos. Urgont representations were made by return post to J. C. Williamson, Ltd, and by the aid of influential friends In Sydney per mission was granted and the roy alty reduced to £5 5s pc-r perform ance. Mr. G. W. Williamson, late of the Bank oC Australasia here, by securing an interview with' Mr Hugh Ward, the managing directOT; was largely instrumental in bringing the matter to a successful issue. ' The fact that half the proceeds are to be donated to the hospi...
DAROOBALGIE CHURCH HARVEST FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
DAKOOBALUII3 CHUKCH llAK V1SST .FESTIVAL, The Presbyterian and Methodist Church supporters at Daroobalgie joined forces on Sunday afternoon for the celebration of the first harv est festival held since tho recent er ection of the new combined church. Tho building was gaily decorated for tiic occasion with a profu.se supply of greenery, fruit aud farm produce, whil-: v. number of appropriate scriptural texts, printed and illumi nated in nice style, adorned the walls of the building. There was a large congregation, which included a number of town residents who ij.'.rove out for the special occasion. The service was conducted jointly by liovs. J. McDowell and A. W. iJarton, tho latter delivering a suit able discourse. The .singing of spec ial harvest hymns was led by a loc al choir recently organised in con nection with the church, while the members ol' the choir also rendered an anthem, "I am a Subject of tho King." At the Holy Trinity Church, Orange, on Wednesday last, pray ers were ...
THE EUGOWRA FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
THH JGUUOWKA FlttE. The Police Magistrate and Coro ner, Mr. J. Janiieson, visited Eu gowra on Saturday, and while there had under consideration the reports o£ the local police officer, Sen-Con stable Justelius, in reference to tlie lire by which three shops and dwellings were destroyed on Thurs day morning. As. a result of his' perusal of the documents, the cor oner decided that there was no ne cessity to hold a formal inquiry, there being no suspicious circum stances in connection with the out break. The building oceui)iec). by Mr. Kerr as a billiard and liair dressing saloon, which was the property of Mr. T. Howell, was in sured in the Queensland Insurance Company for £1-50, *uid this was the only portion oi: the property that was destroyed which was cov ered. Tlie insurance companies' ad juster arrived in Forbes on Mon day, and during tho day proceeded to Eugowra to report on the claim under the policy.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
I ! „ FOIl THE UEht' WHITS' Se™, Running '*s A14- ^ ^ Machine No. M . .---WHITE TKISADIg SEWING MACHINE.—'With \j, bvatmij shuttle movement. Oak cj Walnut Woodwork. Drop Heai with Auturo-ati: Lift; Cabins Front; - Draivers, and Nickel, plated Fly-wheel. Complete win Kinif .Steel Set of Attachments, Price, £i lli.s Cd. BUY THIS WHITE— To turn out mori' anil better era. inR- with leys labor. For its light runninK, easy aos. ing qualities. For its lino mechanical adjust ment. For its beauty of construction aa-i durability. For its Incomparable labor-savins devices which arc exclusively White; for example, its tension indicator, £.-c. For its attachments, and mimv improved feature." i Write for l-riee list, post free. ANTHONY HORDED AMD SOHi ONLY UNIVERSAL PROVIDER' -x NEW PALACE EMPORIUM, BRICKFIELD HILL, SYDNEY, «Skiii£li2SSSIS^v?S32iSiiSSIK3aES PO ip, ^ ?| Jj ^~. f-jjL 9 OS "W. & LAND & STOCK SALESMEN, FORBES, Have the following CHOICE ESTATES on offer :— 4.-T-3 J&...
THE LACHLAN ELECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
THIS LACHTjAX Ef/ECTOHATE. The question of joining in the protest of the South Western District Council (Wya long) of the Farmers and Settlers' Associ ation against the inclusion of Nymagee, Mount Hope, and other Cobar electorate (now disbanded) centres in the Lachlan electorate as newly constituted was con sidered at the Farmers and Settlers' As sociation meeting on Saturday afternoon. The secretary, Mr, M. J. Smith, read the communication from the council at Wya long respecting the matter. The basis for the protest was that, with the present rail way systems, there were no interests com mon to the Cobar district centres named and the principal places in the Lachlan electorate. This opinion was concurred in I y those present at the meeting, but the futility of any protest was questioned. It was, however, pointed out that the redis tribution scheme had not yet been finally adopted and it was resolved, on the motion of Messrs. Ellis and Beddie, to support the resolution of protest.
SATURDAY VISITORS TO TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
SAXCKU.VY YlSl'l'OKS TO TOWX. Statements have been current oi: late as to the slackness oi busi ness in Forbes ot late weeks, and on some Saturdays the town- has been comparatively quiet. But a l'irm opinion that things are not what tlie.v seem is gathered from the briskness displayed at Mr. "\V. Jiogerson's stables every Saturday hi the storage of vehicles. Country folk driving into town find tlio new stables a most conveniout cen tre to put up their horses and traps, and each week end Mr. Rogerson finds accommodation for from 60 to 80 conveyances while the owners go about their- business in town. Last Saturday there were over 70 turn-outs in- the stable during the day, and on 'the previous Saturday the record was well over SO.
MOTOR WITHOUT LIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
MOTOK Wi'l'JlOL'T J/KUITS. At the Police Court yesterday before the P.M , E. S. Halloran was charged with driving a motor car on February 3rd with out lights. Mr. Reymond appeared for the detendant, who pleaded not guilty. The evidence of Senior Constable Kammel was to the effect that lie saw the defendent driving a car in Court-street on the night in question and informed him that he would prosecute him. Ihe defendent ad mitted that he was in the car on the night but was not driving it. Roy Strickland also gave evidence and staled that he was driving the car on the night iu question. Mr, Reymond addressed the P.Al., who said that he would give the defendent the beneiit of the doubt and dismissed the case.
BOGAN GATE-TRUNDLE MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
kcxjax (;ati;-ti;i7.\j)i-io mauj .siinvjcii. Mr. T. Brown, M.P., furnishes (he fol lowing copy of departmental correspond ence relating to the Bogan Gate-Trundle mail lime table " I have the honor to inform you that the time table of the Bogan Gate Trundle mail service has been altered, in order to allow more time for sorting at the former place. The follow ing is the amended time table : Leave Bogan Gate Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 12 noon, andarriveat Trundle on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 2.30 p.m. Leave Trundle on Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at r-!.30 p.m.i and arrive at Bogan Gate Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, at 3 p.m.
The Forbes Times. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 th. TO KEEP THE TOWN CLEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Forbes Times — 28 February 1912
The Forbes Times. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 th. TO KEEP THE TOWN CLEAN. A more than usually strongly worded report was submitted to the Sydntey city council last week by the chief inspector of the cleansing department in reference to the diffi culties suet with in the efforts of the cleaning staff of the city to ke^> the streets as free as possible of rubbish and refuse -which,- if al lowed to accumulate, inevitably lead to insanitation and ill-health. The matter may seem more or less irre levant to a country town such as Forbes, but a little reflection tends to the conclusion that the problem of keeping the town clean is equally as pressing and important in the interests of the community as a ■whole as it is in the metropolis. It is, however, a subject that re ceives even more opasmodic treat ment and consideration than the Sydney inspector complains of. Some weeks ago wo had occasion to Comment on the efforts of the Forbes inspector in this direction, public attention being drawn ...