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A few Notes on Monday's Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
~ ~ T ? 'T !/ .?,?:?-;/? A few Uotes on Monday's Cricket. Tj/toAtflt,. ? '♦ — : — ; — - i ?; ???'-\ :--??!-?. By 'The Scout.' . .?;?????-.- Roaming arouml Mi. long on Etister./M^onday morning, and trying to decide which -would be the greater attraction— the picnic; &J-4 shooting match, or the cricket .match, i-Mq- long v CmniKick — my mind whs -.quickly made- up by ovei hearing; the remark, }i Oh,!! what, ii '?ilrulibing' we'll give Molong. .to day w As the sfieaker wore white flannels., I JhJ no difficulty in ? recognising' a 11 cicketer. God help the maik ! as I auer wai'drt found to iny soitow. ' '? J : * ',..#.;?' * ?'*?'? '.-'!-..:? m About half-past eleven I wended my 'way to the eric-ket ground. What a glorio.us day I What a lovely ground I How. 'picturesque and unique everything appeareVl .to' my ', 'en- chanted eyes; and the cricketers in their pure costume seemed but to perfect , 'arid finish the whole scene. But, alas ! how sooa things proved what a hollow mockery...
Rev. R. Seymour Smith. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
Rev. ih Seymour-Smithl The following is the copy of the address to be presented to the Rev. R. Seymour-Smith, by the clergy and vestry of St. John's, Molong :-— The Rev. R. Seymour-Smith, Dear Mr. Smith,— Your departure from the Parish of Molongia regretted by all. The year of your residence and office here has been one of special favor and distinction in the history of the Church in this parish, and will leave many pleas ing memories. While you liave shown jutes and diligence in your sacred calling your efforts and success in musical culture, social, and artistic interests for the material good of the- Church have been marked and much esteemed. Wishing you every success in your sacred office and duties, with every desire for your happiuess. We arej yours ever, / John Axldis. / . K ' ^' ^BWMAR(?11' i \ Harold Browne. '' , ..,1 Wm. Shapland. j \ iy A. S. Bridekirk. ,, ? — . '?* '???' James Rujbib'. St. John's, Molong, January, 1894.
A Telegraphic Reform. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
\ A Telegraphic. Reform. Among: minor reforms recently introduced by the Electric Telegraph -Depurr men t ia one that 13 extremely popular with newspaper men ntnl ?*$;?/* all having to receive luuythy ' wires.' In place VJi of the more or less undecipherable caligmphy of a hurried receiving operator many of the niea snueB now dune ti- the reoipient in type writing and are of course ' plain us print.' Mr. Walker desmves the thanks of vuiy many for this change, and as every journal haa from time to time minor grievances against the telegraph offico if is pleasant to be able tosajvjUittle in the other diieotion fur ouca. Presumably the cost is not appreciably greater, but if it were the gain to 'the public ia so great thnt theex'rn outlay would be money well spent if the system were made to apply, to every message sent out. It certainly ought to be applied in every cuse of cablegram and long press message.
CUDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
CUDaL. The Bowan Park Jockey 01 ub held its annual nueiiny 011 Monday, and everything passed off sivtisfactorily.- Owing to the vecttiit heavy rain t lie courne waa not in ^ood onier and the racing, in citiiB'-ijuoiice, was inthor slow, though each oveut was keenly contested. Appended are the results : — Maiden Plate. — Reprieve 1, Paradox 2, Tum Mar 3. Other startei-a : Lidy Bird, M«lei*, 'iiiiiiuph. Farmers Furse.— Tihoa 1, Chance 2, Lady Duff 3 Other starters : Ragged Jack aud Wyulong. Trial Stakes.— Wyalong 1, Victory 2, White foot 3. Other starters : Lallah Rook, Lary Boy, Johnny The Bug, and Accident. Bowau Park Handicap. — Tihoa 1, Chance 2, Commodore 3 Othei atu.rtei'8 : Mizpah, Lady Burl, Tumbler, and Paradox. Selling Race.— Rainbow 1, Parnell 2. Six etatted. ? The rain on Saturday last, though severe, was not sufficiently so to damp thu ardour of the Eugowra cricketing enthusiasts, who journeyed to Cudal to meet the local talent. Though luck was against the Eugowra fellows...
DISTRICT JOTTINGS. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. CUMNOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
DISTRICT JOTTINGS; ?.-. -? — .' ' ^ -?? ? VBOM OUE, OWN CORRE3?OMDENT3. 0UMNOCK. QNn Good Friday the Cumnook and Manildi* pk^jVa met for the third time this season, Ma;li«idra being the acene of operations. As may be seen by the scores, Cumnock scored a third win, though their opponents believe that time »lon« w&a nocetury to turn the tables. May Manildra still think ao, and bring a hot team over before the season closes, is the wish of all the local men.1 The wicket was in splendid order —ditto tha field, — and the treatment received by our boys at the hands of their Manildra brothei s needs no higher comment than that it was 'as per usual.' Knowing Manikin* 's hos pitality thai speaks for itself. Appended are the scores to the match ;— Cumnock — First Innings. T. Howard, c Fleeting, b McQuade ... 35 A. Fiuch, b McQuade ... ... 1 Salby, b Fleeting ... ... ,.. 0 Falkoner, b McQuade ... . ... 2 A. Hamilton, c and b Fleeting. ... v 3 G. Austin, run out... '..I ...? ' 1'. F. St...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
Wanted at Once, A GOOD GENERAL SERVANT. Apply to Mbb J. MoDONINEtiL, Commercial Hotel, Cumnock. £2 REWARD FOR information that will lead to the detection of the person of persons who removed a Grey Horse from the Weal End, Molong, on Wednesday, tin 28th instant. . , K. H. RYAN, ; West End. March 30, 1894. Molong Lawn Tennis Club. 'PENDERS are invited for the Keeping of above 1 Groand and Court . in order for the ensuing Season to 3 1 at December, 1891. Flans and Speci fications may be seen at Mr. E. G-. Finch's Office en or. after 2nd April next. Applications to be re ceived up to 9th April, 1891. J. R. PETERSEN, Hod. Sec. IMPORTANT SALE. W. J. Windred & Co. HAVE received instructions from the Trustees in the Assigned Estate of James Mulhall, Senr., Doughboy Farm, Doughboy Creek, to sell by Public Auction, on the Premises, on . ?:' Wednesday* 4th April, At 12,30 sharp, The following, — Stripper and Cleaner, Reaping Machine 2 Double-furrow Ploughs r ?, 1 Single-furrow Plough'...
MOLONG C.C. v CUMNOCK C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
MOLONG C.C. v CUMNOCK 0,0. These teams met for the third time this season on Easter Monday, and the result waa a most decisive win for Molong... Cumnock won the first match of the season by a few runs, owing to time being called before the game could be completed. The last two matches have been signal victories for the much-abused Molong cricketers. The Cum nock team (captained by A. Hamilton) was the strongest combination possible to produce. , (bar Byrnes and Selby), but Molong (cap tained by A. W. .Tempeit) hud its usual luck in being minus four of its beet men. The visiting captaiu won the toss and elected to, bat. Howard, with;bisvusual. biilliance, and Stevens, with his. steady defence, caused our boys a lot of trouble; but w-hen the former was splendidly caught by Keenun and ;Finch had slogged a dozen, .the game changed into a funeral— and a slow one at that, the only redeeming feature being the .well deserved 11 made in good style by F; Youns,. The innings, closed .fqr. 81. ...
VOLUNTEERS' SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
VOLUNTE ERS' SOCIAL. ? ? Urged on by several enthusiHStic disciples of Terpsichore, the members of the Molong Volunteer Company decided to wind up their annual celebration with a social dance in the School of Arts in the evening. Though this decision was arrived at at a late hour, a goodly number of the weaker and sterner sex of society graced the large hall with their presence, , and a most enjoyable time was spent until midnight, when the assemblage dispersed,- regretting that the happy time— the annual celebration of the Molong volunteer Uompany — they had been looking foi ward to for several weeks was, by the ordinary flight of time; numbered amongst the things of the past.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
i pamLic^j^oTicB.: ; ' GRBAT REiDUGTION IN THE ^ PRIGE OF BEE'F, P BURGESS BROS. , Desire to inform the Residents of Molong that they have opened a Butchering .-. establishment ...-.-?. ... ?? ... '? —in— ? '?? '?-?? ? ' '? ??' -: ??;.??. Shield's Iia^e, And draws the Public's attention to the following Prices for. which they are selling BEEP ?'.-.- and MUTTON :— / ,? - . ;. : :. , - ??.'.. .:,;. ; :,-''^''\ Rump Steak, 3d per lb. - Sirloin Roast, ScTper. lb. Roast Beef,.2^d per lb. Beef Steak, ,2 ^d per lb. Gorned Beef, Jd per lb. Corned Round, 2jd per lb. Leg of Mutton, 2d per lb.. , ,,.;[.:;\l'^ '-Y Loin of. Mutton, 2d per lb. ?:?. ? -???;???;_ Chops, id per lb. , .; ?, -;;;: Quarter of Mutton, 1 ^d per lb* -,?-:. - ? Hind Quarter of Lamb, 2s. ' l ?'.'?' .Fore i Quarter of Lamb, Is 6d A TRIAL SOLICIT ED. BURG-ESS BROS., Butchers, Shield's Lane, Molong. rT~-v:-r'v'~j:----y.?'j~-'-~' ? ~...- ? .' ? ' ? ? — i ?
Pigeon Match. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
Pigeon Match. ? .A- ? '???' The following are the results of the various competitors in the pigeon match, shot off oh the M. )long race-course last Thursday week : — £12 HANDICAP (FIVE BIRDS). *Obley, 27yds ...11111 0 Hunt, ;25yds 10 ^ R. Evers (2), 25yds 11111 *Cumnock (2) ' 10 W . H Wright (2), 28ydslllll REvers, 25yds 0 ^ ' OJ Cousins, 25yds 11111 G Millgate, 26yds 0 *Eley, 25yds ...1110 J Davis, 26yds 0 ?*Obley(2), 27yc!s.. 1110 J Wright, 27yds 0 R Y Cousins, 24yds 1110 F Draper (2)26ydsO J Wright (2) 27yds 110 G Millgate (2) 0 *Cumnock, 28yds.. 10 A Howell, 24yds 0 F A Draper, 26yds. 10 T Howell, 26yds 0 H Wright, 28yds... 10 P Bowler, 26yds 0 C J Cousins, 25yds 01 II Thomson, 26yd80 * Assumed names. The figure 2 between parenthesis signifies the second nomination of the shooters against whose names it appears. 'Oblay,' R. Evers, H. Wrighfc.and 0.. J.. . . Cousins having tied with five kills each, agreed ' to take £2 each and shoot on for the remaining £4. In shooting off the t...
Sale of Yearlings. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
Sale of Yearlings. ? t ? : ? ; ? At the annuulsale of thoroughbred yearlings conducted in Sydney by Mr. T. S. Clil-born, the following were disposed of, for' the prices mentioned, on account of Mr. Jas Lee, of Larras Lake : — Oh c,' foaled' September 3, by Clivedon from Ghihni. GhinhiT-Mr. James Monaghan, 40 guineas. Bo, by. Cliveden, from Mis.i Phoebe — Mr. Wm. Brennan, 40 guineas. Br fj by Lochiel from Nancy Lee —Mr. T. Daly, 60 guineas. ;:'??..?-.?'?'???? ?'
Easter Monday. THE HOLIDAY IN MOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
«???- .' „ . .Easter. Monday. : ----- --- .1 -THE HOLIDAY IN MOLONG. 11 ' in ? ? ?' ?? ? ? ? ????? ' ' ' The weather on Easier Monday Was' as fine as any pleasure-seeker could wish to see, and large numbers of people took advantage of ' - the glorious sunshiae to hold picnics in the bush, and otherwise enjoy themselves in the »- -clear, crisp air. A great number of young '' ? folk departed for the Bell River, where they 1 'ppent the-day tiahiug and shooting, while a -'? rgood few left for Parkes, (6'be.p'i'etieut at the : race meeting of the local club. Id the town , '? itself*' the otily events of importance were the ''' cricket mutch between Molong and Cumnock, the volunteers ' picnic, and the rifle match between the Molong and Orange rifle chibc.
The Gaping Corps. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
:? The Gaping Corps. ' ? -A: New Zealand paper recently published j ith«'fi)llowing which is of pretty general' ap- plication ?:? ?'?Wanted 40 young men i of all sorts and sizes, to form a 'Gaping Corps'' j to stand at the ; various street1 corners and ? under the shop verandahs. Gaping, especially ? \ at ladies, has recently become deserve'illy : popular, and the proposed corps is to enable pei sons of ? weak mind to gape, stare, and smirk in the most approved- styles. The duties to be alloted to the members of corps will be to take post at cornars nnd 'under the ahelter;of-dooi ways or verandahs every even ing, ospecially on Sunday evenings, to gVp'e ?at passing members of the fair sex. Those who have undergone the prescribed exami nation at the local' branch of -the School of Impudence will be appointed to made rude and personal' remarks -on the appearance of the passers-by. The officers will be selected j from those whom nature has gifted with' the largest and most capacious mou...
RIFLE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
RIFLE MaTCH. ? ' A 8 an additional attraction' to the picnic, ' ' a rifle match between the Molong and Orange '? ?Volunteer Rifle Clubs was shot on the '? ? local range. The day was not a good one . ' for first-class shooting. There was a nasty choppy wind blowing from morn till eve, and this had a telling effect in the case of ? some of the shootists. Ob the whole, though, the shooting was very fair, and the contest very close, tue winning team (Orange) only '? gaining a victory by eight points. Molong attributes its defeat to the uimccountable falling off of Sergt. T. Ball and Private Sutton at the 600 yards range, where the former scoied only five points and the latter nine; but still it does not wish to detract one s , .iota from the honour attached to the victory w~. obtained by Orange. The Molongites only ; ; hope the next time the visitors come here to ' ?' Bhoot h match they will leave bphind them that abominable telescope, which Tom Ball' ,. ' , say h disgraced his score. T...
VOLUNTEERS' PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
VOLUNTEERS' PICNIC. This pleasant outing was the annual picnic in connection with the Molong Volunteer Corps, and it eventuated on a nice spot on ','-'- the common near the rifle range, and passed off very successfully. There was an attend ' ance of between 200 and 300 people, who ; ' were each and all in their highest glee, ap parently, taking part in the various innocent pastimes. Roundeis. twos and threes, Isaac and Rebecca, jolly miller, swings dancing, ?' &c, &c, were all indulged in until everyone appeared completely played out. Refresh ' men Is of the very best quality were provided by the better-halves of several members of the volunteer company, and the spread in the temporary; booth erected for the occasion ' reflected, gi eat credit on Mesdames J. Neville, ; ' H. A. Bennett, and W. Carroll, who were J the principal carterers for and supeiintendents 1 at the luncheous. These ladies were assisted in attending to the wants of the hungry by MesdameB C. A. Hull...
CUMNOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
CUMNOCK. ' On Friday^ 16ih instant-, the Oddfellosvs' of ; Oumnock had a day's outing, and as the day, was a proclaimed holiday many availed themselves of the opportunity, of an outitig' likewise. The principal feature of the day was a cricket match between thp .Oddfell.owis' and all-coiners. This match proved to be' the most exciting affair of, the kind evei held at Cumnock, and towards the conclusion- of the.game some, of our most .'' proper' towns men were seen to caper in a way indicative of the greatest excitement. Owing jtojcthe scores being lecorded in. a private boot, I am unable to gi'e a detailed account of th;e match. Suffice it to say, it ended in a mari-; her quite unexpected to both sides. iThe', all-coriiers first batted, and ran ;up a -total, of '91 runs. The Oddfellows followed' with'52. ' In the second iiiuingSj the former made 93,' iwid.with 132 to win the Oddfellows began. tOibat.- The runs, were got very rapidly, 'the . principal, scorers lieing Mick Burns arid ...
DISTRICT JOTTINGS. CARGO. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 31 March 1894
DISTRICT JOTTINGS. ... :?'? PROM- OUR OWN1 ' CORRESPONDENTS'. , . . ; , ??? . ; . CARGO. . .'? .;': 1 AM sorry to say mining, is completely, at a siand-still, with the ^exception of a few private parties, woiking on their own ac-- ,'co.unt. The only two leases at work on the whole of, the; reefs' are the Dalcooth and . Lucknbw, owned by W. J. Elder, andiothera. The rest of the mining Meases ? here are all^ it appears, exempt from labour conditions. What has become of the great geoligist who was imported last year to erect .works and instruct us how to treat, such ore as the :Jron and Golden Clad 'contains? . Cargo, would like to hear' of him being about to... carry out some (if his plans, and if the Go vernment would foi.ce the matter on it1 would do. more to solve the unemployed trouble than any other plan yet spoken of. The Iron Clad aloiie would absorb 100 men, and such mines are'dotted all over the' country. : ?If the ore can be. treated in 'Germany, why :tiot..in Australia? The...