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Amaroo. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
Amaroo. [F ROM OUR OWN CoRRESPOVn The regular monthly meeting of the Progress Association was held on Wednesday evening last, 17th instant, Mr. -W. Shapland, een. (President), occupying the chair. Tbe mibutes of the last meeting were read and ^oh firmed, and correspondence consisting of %even letters (three outward and four inward), was read, some of wbich in tbe Argus. -The; Petition nnninaminx . . 5 t, TS . ? kuo oipirea Leaseholds land other Grown Lands within the Eastern and Central Divi sions of the State, sent by Mr. I). R, Hall, M.L.A., is now being signed, and will shortly be sent to the local Member ^or presentation ito Parliament. ¥r*. ^ informed the Secretary that if th^ Petition is sent in by the l8fc ?[ October, that ,will be ~ . early enough. The next monthly meeting ? S»b/vpn wednMay, October 16th, at 7.80 p.m. Since I last wrote we have hadjsome Cola and wet wither, ?but }it J3rv again now. , Some sharp frosts have been experienced, and a few ehowera. P'.rain 'ave am...
Burdett News. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
Burdett Sims. — o — (From a Correspondent.) Most of tbe sheep farmers have felt the drought very keenly as their loss has been great. Everyone has been under great expense feeding their stock ; molasses and straw chaff have been in great demand, that being the only feed available. I hear that Messrs. Whitmee Bros, have disposed of their well - known draught stallion ' Jimmy,' for the sum of seventy pounds, Mr. Cbas. Baker being the lucky purchaser. Mr. Baker intends to travel ' Jimmy in the Spring Hill district this season. Mr. Dave Ward narrowly escaped a painful accident last week between Murga and Long's Corner on tbe Forbes road. , Whilst driving Mr. Caleb Parker's parcel delivery van and when nearing a culvert a bullock rushed from underneath, tbe horses became frightened and unmanageable, the leaders detached themselves from the pole. The horses received con siderable injury, being severely cut about the legs with the swindle bars. Mr. Ward escaped injury except, perhaps, a sh...
Warning from Victoria. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
WaruiiigrfromVlctoria. Pui^ic expenditure is increasing at an alarming rate in* Victoria. For' tbe last five, years .. .the 'population has remained stagnant, and yet during tbat period, and taking men, women and children intb acopunt. there has been an increased ji^penditure of £1 12s 3d per head per annfiuo. The Melbourne Abgus, in ootiime^ting on this danger ous to (1) heedless mimib(|riai ooritrol, (2) tbe tendenoy to State^pcialism, (8) an pjipe* gramme Opposition and. the ? , this ; having k— 'and it would cPntih9|iii?^Hayrand tat the people.;«Jf^^^jP^sto wasted|o^i^i^; '^0^ ' ^
Molong Police Court. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. A RAILWAY TICKET CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
[?] WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. ARAlMtoft: -TICKET CASH. Before Mr. Marriott, P,M. , Henry Fleming was charged with that he did on 2nd July, 1902, travel in a rail wayjsarriage, the property ef the Com missioners for Railways, without having paid his fore, and with intent to avoid the payment thereof. Inspector Davies appeared ou behalf of the Commissioners, and Mr. P. F. A. Kinna for the defendant. Thiscase was postponed from last Court. There beincr a leiral defeat, in t.lir* infor- I mation and summons, a fresh summons was issued and served on defendant a few minutes before the Court commenced. Mr. Davies explained the reason of the non-attendance of the Inspector on the last occasion, which was unavoidable. Mr. Kinna, on behalf of defendant, said that he had no objection to the amend ment of the summons, as his instructions were to defend the case on its merits and not to take any technicalities. Mr. Davies said he preferred to have tho case heard on the fresh summons. Mr. Kinna sa...
Singer Co.'s Wages. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
SlMgisriCo.'s The taking down of the money to pay the wages of tbe vast army , ofem ployees of the big sewin^|m^|itte factory at Kilbpwie is a job -is carried out with care and watchfulness. The- money is brought fromJ0fct|lfr by train by trusted officials of Singer's and of the bank with which they deal, and an engine is run along from the works to the station to wait for it. It requires four workmen each to carry the two boxes wbich contain the money required from the carriage of the train to the engine on the works' line and these having been placed in position in front of tbe engine, tbe men group themselves on and around them, and the engine, with its precious freight, then moves gaily away into tbe works to give a busy afternoon to tbe clerks sorting out each man's earnings. Between £9000 and £10,000 are said to be required for each pay.
Goambeen Tea Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
04»ainbeeik Tea M eetlng. ? Tjqe openiDjg tfea in^lting pf Ihe sew Methodist ChurcV at-3oatnbeen,Beedy Creek, eventuated on Tbureday, 18fch September. Notwithstanding the nn- . prppitiobs weather, , fjanction was m. every way a success. The raio , which materially affected the attend ance of visitors from a distance, was in itself tbe most welcome visitor, and certainly its presence did not damp the ardour of the workers or the merrymakers wbo had to dodge tbe frequently recurring showers in at tempts to aunplete their games. The tea was fierved in an improvised booth, and in every respect did cr^it to the - ladies of the church whose unremitting attention was much appreciated by tbe guests. There were good things galore, and to these the hungry game sters did fall justice. At 7 o'clock the company adjourned to the church, where a first-class pro gramme was rendered. Tbe Bev. A. Stephen, who occupied the chair, gave a statement of accounts showing a small deficiency of £8 10s ; this...
About Circumstantial Evidence. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
About Circumstantial Evidence. — o ? A number of persons were in the Coin Room of the British Museum examin ing the collections, when one of the rarest coins was found to have suddenly disappeared. Search was made in the room, but tbe coin could' nowhere be found. Then the doors were closed, and every person preisent consented to be searched with tbe ex ception of one pentleman who stub bornly refused. Before proceeding to stronger measures, however; tbe custodians made another search in tbe room, and tbe coin was eventually found jammed between two boards of the floor in a corner. Then tbe gentleman was asked -yby he bad so obstinately refused to be searched. For answer he produced from his waistcoat pocket the exact counterpart of the coin that had been missed ? Tbat and the one belonging to tbe j Museum were the only ones known to : exist and he had come to compare them and see wbich was the better specimen. If be had been searched and the coin discovered, who would have believed...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
[?] which is Se&on- . Reid aays lie has a nasty egg ***** returns, eggotist, anyhow. -|p^w^^no^6 toss in a cricket ma,tch— tossadouble-beaded penny andcall ' heads,' , Tbo manwhouses a small i instead ota capital may be lacking in educa tion or hemay merely be henpecked. Snakes arebeginning to, show out onthe Darlipg Downe. They would not be gameto do so down Walgett way, where mart is so scarce. A new corsetplays music when ; the fait wearer It is hoped it don't become fashionable about Molong. - ' What did the. donkey do when he first beard of the doctrine of evolution ? — He brayed; till he became a little hoarse.. . ; , ; Andrew Carnegie says that boys should be honest. So should men, but now-a-fays theiatter are as rare as bob-taiieakangaroos. Thus. Mr. Treatt, P.M.: 'In America it had been found that there werenoless than 260 criminal descend atotsirom one very bad pair.-^ The latest invention is a bricklaying machine. It jfcifif (hi work; eft six or seven skilled brio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
Late^ ,-f Jfl and to plant largely at present rate8';-il[|bnt5:i)f t the Rotation lor m&py Farmers. - ?o meet the difficulty, assist in taking at ad^^^&Tpiilibla conditions, and to :-:lfS reduce a Large and Varied Stock ' '*- * - s ' ' S 'T3 tut K^rmrr* l ' l 1 jto. _n_„ . o J.J-J. J- 1 Has decided to sell PARCELS OF VEGETABLE SEEDS, embracing Onion, Beet, 'M Parsnip, .Carrot, Tomato, Lettuce, Broad Beans, Peas, French Beans, Swede and White Turnip, Radish, Cabbage, in Gd packets— 7 for 2s 6d. . 'j 12 Packets FLOWER SEEDS (assorted) tor 2s 6cl. ' | Rape, Sorgham, Swede and White Turnip, Lucerne and Barley in Quantities. , | Potatoes iu Large or Small Lots, tor Seed or Table— Very Choice Tubers. Sj Maize, 90-Day, Red Hogan (small). ? J Goods Delivered or forwarded by Rail or Post. Quotations on Application. Cabbage Plants, Sweet Potatoes, Swede Turnips, Cheese, Eggs, &c. M -R. 'iETsTITT, j Seed Merchant, Fruiterer, Confectioner and Bookseller, 1 BANK STREET, M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
''1 Wnter is^searce Tallow is scarcer , . But we shall not deviate from the genuine thing for our ? RAD|^|t Surprise I suepeise 1 Brand, although the temptation to lower the quality is great. Our Strenglh is as the Strength of Ten tase oar Soap is PURE. Of course the price is higher than that of the diluted article, but it is not dearer on that account, any more than halfa crown is dearer than a florin, because the value is greater. Ask for the Surprise Brand, and insist upon getting it. Agent for Molong : JA®, HASLAM, Australian Stores. | ' Proprietor. Breeder, Exhibitor, Impoiterand Exporter of ail the principal varieties of i - v . I ? ' BBWBEN 30 AND 80 IN KD30BEE. Prize Winner with mostly all ibe following Varletlesatthe Bath u rat, Dnbbo, Orange, - Wellington and Por1-eB5taow5. Light Sand Park BraHmas; ' Buff, Fattridge, and While Cochins ; L&ngshan; Dorking, . Brown and White Leghorns; Black Spanish; Andalusian ; Golden and Silver Hamburge ; Polish ; :rf|ou'd&...
A Progressive Municipality. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
A Progressive muni cipality* Thus the Orange Advocate : ' Molong, one of our smaller suburbs, is a pro gressive little municipality, but the aldermen are not likely to injure their constitutions over tbe amount of work done in looking after the town. In ! their balance sbeet for tbe past half year we ^notice that the total rates received were £84i 18s 4d, and out of this amount the large sum of £3 12s 7d was expended in works, services and improvements to tbe borough. There should be no squabbling in Molong ^between the aldermen as to what street should be looked after first when the large sum of about 2s lOd is spent every v^eek, wet or fine, in keeping the streets and footpaths in repair.' : The .Advocate critic should bave went further. The amount of £3 12s 7d was tbe expenditure under one beading. As ft matter of fact £149 12b 6d was spent; on street and road improvements for tbe half year, and, with tbia ^Sekpenditure under other beads for the same period, a total of £295 15s 8...
EAST MOLONG ALLOTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
EAST MOLONG ALLOTMENTS. Dr Ross to ask the Secretary for Lands,— 1. Is it a fact that there are a number of unsold suburban allotments of land (embracing an area of about 60 acres) in the town of East Molong ; if so, is it tbe intention of the Government to offer these allotments of land for sale by public auction, and w£en ? 2. Are any of the un sold allotments at the present tune under, lease to anyone ; if so, to whom ; at whap rental; under what conditions ; and tor: what period? 3. Mavettie conaitions or the lease, if any, been f ully complied with, and all rent, or arrears of rent, paid up m full-? In the event of the Department declining to offer the land ior sale, will the Government see .that steps are taken to have the land (about 60 acres) set apart as a town common for residents in the town of East Molong, seeing that the old town common some years back was re sumed by the Government and sold, to the injury of the residents who own town allotments ? ,
RAILWAY—MOLONG TO PEAK HILL. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
RAILWAY— MOLONG TO PEAK HILL. Dr. Ross asked the Secretary for Public Works,— 1. How far has the survey of the proposed railway ^extension from Molong to Peak Hill, via Cumnock, been com pleted ? 2. Can he furnish any informa tion as to the time it will take to complete the survey of the line from Molong to Peak Hill, or if there is any possibility or probability of the work being completed before the present session closes : o. jls it a fact that a line is at present being sur veyed from Parkes to Peak Hill ; when is it likely to be completed ; and the dis tance between the places? 4. Will he see tbat both lines are referred at the same time to the Public Works Committee for their report?— Mr. O'Sullivan answered, 1. To the Gap Creek. 2. Eight or nine months. 3. This survey has been com pleted. The distance is31 miles 52 chains. 4 This will be decided when the Molong to Peak Hill railway is nearing comple tion.
Local Land Board. MOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
Xiksal JLaiid Bokrd. ' MOLONG. A meeting of the Local Land Bopxd was hBld at Molong on Tuesday last when the following business was transacted : — CONDITIONAL J'UKCJIASES AND COXDI ' , t TIOXAL LEASKtf. Iflbuiry under Section 36, Act '84. C P. 01-28, 76} acres and C.P. 01-29, 497i acres, Commercial Banking Company ofSydney.—CertificatetoiHBue. To appraise capitkl ^alue. CX. 19263, 1260 acres, Henfy Staggs.— C.L. 19265 at 10s an acre and C.L. 22528 at 15s aa acre, For investigation, &c. . C.P. 02-25, 85f acres, Edward Windus. — v Confirmed. ClL. 02-17, 1(50 acres, Edward Windus,— purvey ordered of 100 acres. y / , SI'KCIAL JvKAiSK. For permission to enclose roads. is.L. 1950,37a 3r, Alfred McDermott.— Approved. ANNUAL J.KASlvS. . For consideration, &c. A.L. 02-12, 175 acres, Wm. Geo. Tabor. — Refused. A.L. 02-14, 400 acres, J. J. Williams. — . Allotted for 400 acres, rent £3 6s 8d. A.Ij-,02-15, 320 acr^s, Wm. G. Taber.— ^A.Ij. tS-17, 32^. acres, David Murray. — Refuse...
[?] [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
[?] [?] % ^ylot, of Cudal, Was, as v , ^nug ^lie blueribbon for Member's f seconds. The HighJamp was. von Tarred ; ? Seagull : '. - In' the Lrfy Hunter's Contest Skipper and :? Maiden Hunters . beingwon byWarbash from Toprail. ^ through in Mr. C P / ^lw^s AUna w6nthe best buttercow ' . iwmpetition, with 29£lb& , milk, test If buiter ; Mr, Taylor's cow being second, and B. ( COMPETITIONS. Championship of , Australasia, double ?&. Initbw totcK open to'all oomers, First pS lfsCoititia^^'^hree entries. Interstate champion 4hree-furrow match , % w First prize £15, 2nd & i s'v ftpd £2.— It. Warburton 1 . One entry. I ', ' ftpnble-furrow match, open tor alt who bare oever Won afirst prize iu «rchampion inatcb or a fir8t-cla88 Amateur match. I ! : ' Krst tnixe £9, 2nd JE3, 3rd £1.— P. Baker, Sl poiutB^ l j W. 8eaton, 76 pointe, 2; N. 4^ r Farrell, 3. Three entries. s.v ? Double-luripw match, ; for all youths 0: . ubdw iB yekrs (competitors to give satis factory proof...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
J ? Keep your blood ingood condition, 4ccep your digestion strong, and keep yournervous system vigorous. Then you will^iot suffer from the weakening '* effects of hot weather. Ayer's Sarsaparllla v.-n.s 'made for just iliese purposes. It co^ls the, blood, tones up the digestive apparatus, puts force into the nervous system. And It fortifies you c^ainst hot yrccther, cold weather, or changeable weather. It gives strength 1 - - ward 6'!T discos o. Don't be deceivedby trying some other .Saisapr-rilla. Don't experiment with imitations. Hold fast to the triod and tested Sarsaparilla — Ayer's. ?AYFff'Sv .Sarsaparilla' A Tonic for All Seasons of the Year Aytr's Pills are a purely vegetable laxative for the whole family. 3?IEj QIPXjIErS Just Opeiied. ? ? Q __ W-Looh Out for, Next Issue. LJ H - — — ; — - R I AGENT ? m - Wait1!' Tank!) * JJ Yates' £ee«l$ v -J' - . Challenge Corn Cure L — j Wire FODDER SEEDS 0^ Ahh DESCRIPTIONS^^ I J GEO. HASEMER'^ Corner of Riddle and Shield Steets, x Near Pu...
Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
[?] S. D. Bennett & Co. report having sold,*- on '.account JamfesSTj^jSEsq., Larras Lake, champion stud rani, ' Sir Walter Scott,' winner of first and champion prizes at Parkes Show, also winner of first and champion prizes at Cowra Show, price : £50 ; special stud ram (prize taker)^ £20 ; special stud ram (prize taker) £20 ; to Lieutenant- Colonel Smith, Nandillyan Heights.
Cough and Cold [?] [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 26 September 1902
[?] 'Vr ? ' ? Coiis m fcore tosily-|)»^Bnted than cured add theire is bo bfettet jj^Ventive thafl fresh ^fir from the great --ut-of- doors. A close, fltu% atmosphere is. a very^ hotbed for ailments of the throat and lu&g$. Do not be afraid of night air. It is all the aix there is from dusk to dawn^ and ^bedroom windows should be adjusted so as to admit air throogh at least one inch at the top, the life-giving oold-resiBting ozone, from Janua^ to December. Keep the feet warm .and dry. Far better than Cinderella's fairy shoes are the warm hosen and stout leather footgear of to-day. With these and due changes for day and night of sensible woollens next the skin ; daily outdoor exercise, make yourself cold proof, and bid the doctors go packing. AOOUXONCOLD. 'When ; & chilly, ^misenble all-over aching comes on, and a general feeling of good-for-nothing, admonishes you tbat a cold has been caught, put the feet into hot water, with a teaspoonful of mustard and . two of salt...