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Cargo Warden's Court. THE PROPRIETARY DISPUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Cargo Warden's Court. THE PBOPBXETA&Y DISPUTE. The Warden's Court, which stood adjourned from the 13th June, was opened on Friday last, when the Warden gave his decision in the ap plication of R. P. Bulkeley and W. M. Collins to have John McMahon's title in the Proprietary mine set aside and ? 14 ? f. ? „ „rAA Inoon nf tUtiiL appiiuaUUU at guiu ioaoo w* the ground declared good aDd valid upon a number of reasons set forth in the summons. A considerable amount of evidence was given, but upon the main facts there was very little dispute, tbe points at issue being questions of law, a number of clauses in the mining regulations being cited for the defence. Tbe Warden, on resuming his seat on the bench, said he had gone carefully through the evidence, and also the whole of tbe correspondence with the Mines De partment, which was lengthy on both sides, and bis decision was that he would dismiss the case, which meant a verdict for Mr. McMahon. He then strongly urged the parties to ...
Cumnock Water Supply. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Cumnock Water Supply* j The following communication has ti&en addressed to Dr. Ross, M.P. : — Public Works Department, Sydney, 25th June, 1902.— Date of letter under reply : 21st ultimo, presented by you from the Cumnock Progress Com mittee (Jas. McCormack, Esq., hon. secretary). Subject : Improved water supply for Cumnock. Reply : A weir ? cillfaVtlo on A Ol U a 111 IS U \jv UUUOIUCLOU OU4UUU1V/J ? it has therefore been decided to deepen the existing well. The work will be carried out as soon. as rain falls, so as to allow of the supply from the well being suspended while sinking is in progress. — J. Davis, Under Secretary.
Lucky Loombah. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Lucky When it is considered that most of the holdings around tbis district bave for long past been resorting to artificial feeding as a means of keeping sheep alive, it is quite refreshing to hear of one noted flock-master who has not so far been forced into /such straits. A general occupation among sheep owners just at present is the skinning -t J ? A ? L ? \.~ mL ~ ? 01 aeau juluoucks. roe ammais are (dying in hundreds, notwithstanding that every effort is being made'to keep' up theft strength /by artificial feeding. On tbe -Loombah holding no sheep have perished, and up to tbe present tbe flocks are comparatively strong, i albeit tbey bave only bad the natural grasses to sustain tbem. With the [ exception of the working horses (which : dfecessarily require artificial feediiig) ! Mr. George Bruce has not been coin- j pelied to band-feed bis stock.' This is saying much for the sound, healthy cbtss of shdep that are bred, Quality and good constitution bave never been lost sigbt of i...
Obley Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
IP® *r' ' ' ' fE^OM C^ bwN Correspondent.] An slderlyman named William Ford ! employedbyHunt Bros., of Obella Station, met with a very painful and serious accident whilst felling scrub for sheep. Ford had climbed a curra jong tree to lop the limbs, when somehow the axe missed the limb and almost severed the large toe from the Inft fnnt af t.ho gannnd ininf. TTo hurl to go about one mile to where he was camped and had great difficulty in reaching there owing to tbe toe being loose and bleeding profusely. The injured man was brought into the station on Tuesday morniug and then sent on to Wellington for admission to the hospital. .
Kennedy's Monumental Yards. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Kennedy's Monumental Yards. There is just now on exhibition at Molong Monumental Yards a massive base of Molong marble, artistically carved and chiselled by Mr. John Kennedy, whose fame as an artist and sculptor is spreading far and wide. The base, on which is delicately carved a female head and bust, is to form the foundation of a ta&ge monument to be erected iu memoimpf tbe late Mrs. John Neilson in iwk local cemetery. The carving is partiBdarly fine, the design pretty, and the^ffect, combined with the natural beautyw the Molong marble, will add still fuWfcer to the prestige won by our local ^ralptor and j I stone mason, Mr, Kennedy.
Remarkable Cure of Croup. A LITTLE BOY'S LIFE SAVED. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Remarkable Cure of Croup. a i.itti.i: hoy's i.iri; saykh. I have a -few words to say regarding Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It saved my little hoy's life audi fuel i hut 1 cannot, praise it enough. I bought a bottle of it from A. E. Steero of Goodwin, S.D., I'.S.A.. and when I got home with it the poor baby could hardly breathe. 1 gave the medicine as directed every ten minutes until he ' threw ujp ' and then I thought sure he was going to choke to death. We had to pull the jflilegm out of his mouth in great long strings. 1 am positive that if I had not got that bottle of cough medicine, my hoy would not he on earth to-day. — Joel Demont, Inwood. Iowa. For sale by H. W. Macord, Chemist, Molong.
The National Anthem. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
The National Anthem. The English National Anthem of to day was first publicly heard in 1746, after the defeat of Prince Charles, at Culloden. It was originally a Jacobite song, which it was daegerous to sing in hearing of tbe authorities, for the Kiug meaut then was ' the King over the water,' a fact which may be traced iu the words, ' send him victorious, though, nowadays, that is seldom remembered. The three verses of '? God Save the King ' we now sing are the genuine Jacobean song, but to them were added six others, strictly Hanoverian and Whiggish, and utterly devoid of literary merit.
Stamps Re-purchased. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Stamps Re -purchased. Under the new Postal Regulations postage stamps in strips of at least two, in good order and condition, may be re-purcbased from the public at the General Post-office at their face value, less a discount of 2s in the £, or according to tbe following scale, viz. : —For stamps not exceeding in value is wa, za ; exceeding Is 8d but not exceeding 3s 4d, -Id ; exceeding 3s 4d j but not exceeding 5s, 6d ; and so on I at the rate of 2d for every Is 8d worth of stamps or portion of Is 8d, but no single stamp exceeding 5s in value will be re-purchased unless application be first made to the Deputy- Post- master-General. Perforated, soiled, or otherwise damaged stamps will not be re-purchased.
A "Nice" Point. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
A ' Nice ' Point. A nick point for sheepowners arose iu connection with a case heard in Deniliquin recently — John 'Oddy -fc Son v O'Keefe— in which the question of what are dry sheep was raised. Evidence was given sbowinc that dry sheep are sheep not in iamb (that is sheep that do not lamb within the period of gestation, i.e., five months after purchase) or sheep that have a lamb at foot. Which is right ? We would like readers' opinions on this subject. What is a dry sheep ?
The Unemployed. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Tiie U neiiiy »loy e«I. — n — The unemployed trou'ole is increasing in severity, and the Government are almost at their wits' end to solve the difficulty. In orde r to ' save the face ' of the Minister for Works, they have decided to pay the men 7s a day. This means that thvey will have to be at least one week i.^lle for every week that they are employed, for there is not money enough to keep them all going at so liberal a v/age. It would be more, humane, lp,ss demoralising, ujore economical to give them I constant work at 3s 6d per day. This co'jrse, moreover, w ould tend to end ! fr.ue difficulty, becau se as soon as they could get better wa-ges elsewhere they would gladly seiz'e the opportunity, j The 7s a day idea will attract so many men that it will break down by its own weight. Tfjis consummation is daily drawing uiearer, and it is, perhaps, the best thing that could happen.
Obley Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Ob ley Accident. Tiiii man William Ford, victim of the accident at Obley as reported else where, has bad one or two of the toes amputated at Wellington Hospital, and in consequence of the aggravated nature of the wound owing to the lapse of time before medical aid could be summoned, it is probable a further operation will be considered necessary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
An Attack of Pneumonia Warded off. ''Some time ago my daughter caught :i severe cold. She complained of pains in her chest and had a bad cough. I gave her Chamberlain's Cough Remedy «i;.*;ord ing to directions and in two davs'she was well and able to go t,o school. I have used this remedy in my family for the past seven years and have never kno wn it to fail. savs .James Prcncierga st. merchant. Annot to Bay, .Jamaica, We *t ' India Islands. The pains in the chest indicated an approaching attack oll pneumonia, which in this instance was | undoubtedly war ded off by Chainbe rlain's | Cough Remedy. It counteracts an 3' ten- I denc.y of a cold i;o\vard pneumonia Sold by H. W. Macurd, Chemist, Molong;. '
Football Match. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
' Football Match. A football inatcli between teams representing Molong and Cumnock was played on the Rec. on Thursday, 26th ultimo. Molong won by 12 points to six. For tbe winners, Charlie Tanner and Claude Shield obtained two tries eacb, while for Cumnock Charlie Finch scored the only points registered. Mr. Ern. Thomson acted as Referee.
Seed Wheat for Farmers. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Seed Wheat for Farmers. I ?? — o — In tbe Assembly the other day, Mr. Fitzpatrick asked the Minister for Agriculture, — Will he cause provision to be made on the estimates for a sum of money with which to provide seed wheat for distribution amongst farmers of the State who have so suffered by reason of the loss of their last sowing as to be unable to purchase' seed for the ensuing season ? Mr. Kidd answered, — No ; it would be too late in the season by the time funds could be made available for the purpose.
Cowra-Gregra Light Line [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Cowra-Gregra Light Line. The carrying out of the survey of the above still goes on elowly but surely. Surveyor Parrott, we hear, is about to remove his camp to somewhere in the vicinity of Messrs. Bassett and Craven Bros, properties. The main factor in causing the delay experienced has been scarcity of water for drinking purposes, it is supposed, and this explanation appears only reasonable under existing . circumstances. So far the operations of the survey party have extended to a considerable distauce on tbe Cano- j wiodra side of Barragan.
Convent at Cumnock. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Convent at Cumnock. — o — We are indebted to the courtesy of Mr. James McCormtick, for the following information in reference to the pro posed Convent at Cumnock : — A ballot of the parishion-ers at ,Cumnock was recently taken for the purpose of electing ten to act as a building com mittee, and tbe following gentlemen were elected in the order named : [Messrs. J. W. McDonnell, James McCormack, J. Leary, G. Hopper, J. Say, John Butler, W. Tierney, Jas. Nugent, J. Whittaker, and John O'Donoghue. Mr.. J. W. McDonnell was appointed treasurer, and Mr. Jas. McCormack secretary. Eight tenders were received for the erection of the building, and that of Mr. Thomas ! March for £404 2s 2d for brickwork was accepted. Messrs. McDonnell, Leary, Hopper, and McCormack were appointed a works committee. Mr. Joseph Say Luis donated a half-acre allotment adjoining tbe church grounds as a site for the Convent.
The Gordon Highlanders. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
The Gordon Highlanders. The Gordon Highlanders appear to have distinguished themselves during the South African war. It is stated that they have gained seven Victoria Crosses, the highest number won by any regiment in the British army during the war. The Second Service Volunteer Company of the Gordons ] fought no fewer than 25 engagements, J while tbe First Service Company had i as many. If it can also be shown that they have no surrenders to their debit, they will assuredly deserve well of their country.
Bumbury. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Jlumbury. IFbom our own Correspondent .] Tin; weather during the past fortnight lias been bitterly cold, .and though we had a few light showers 110 beneficial rain has fallen. All stock are very poor, although most of them are beung hand-fed. Owners are at a loss to kno w where to obtain feed to keep their stack alive. [Try Mr. A. McDermott, w holesale produce merchant, Orange.] We hnv« all '.heen w.iitinff anxiously for those predictecj floods to occur, but alas ! the alleged astronomer was miles out in his prophecy. Orouza What's-his-name would not get a vers* flattering reception were he to appear in this locality just now. The wheat crops which have been sown some considerable ti.me are just to be seen now. If we are fort unate euougli to get a fall of rain in the near future we will be safe.
Nyrang Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Nyrang Creek. Matters are beginning to look very serious in Nyrang Creek district. Tbe stock are dying in hundreds^especially the sheep) and many of the farmers will soon have more skins than sheep. Mr. J. Jones has lost some thirteen of his best dairy cows and about 20 other cattle ; others are equally heavy losers. There is also a blue lookout for any wheat. Since the recent rain there has been a large area sown and if sufficient rain does net soon fall the whole of the grain wiil spoil.
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 4 July 1902
Brevities. ? ? X ? Rabbit Board election to-morrow. Manildra Show schedules may be ob tained at thi6 office. The newly - appointed Matron, Miss Crawford, arrived on Monday morning. Read W. T. Sherringham's poultry advt* Eggs 10s -)d per dozen. The defective wator supply at Obley Public School its to receive departmental attention. Dr. Ross. M.P., has joined the newly formed Country Party, which numbers over 20 strong. The regulations under the Federal Post and Telegraph Acts came into oper ation on Tuesday last. As soon as rain falls the Government will deepen the existing well at Cumnock — the town's water supply. Manildra Sports and Concert last week a great success. Full report appears elsewhere. Mr. Thos. March's tender, £404 2s 2d, has been accepted for the erection of Convent building at Cumnock. Mr. Joseph Say has generously donated half-an-acre of land adjoining the Church at Cumnock as a site for the new Convent. Cranbury folk do not approve of the amalgamation of the Stock...