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Price of Milk Reduced. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Price of Ulilk Keel need. We publish an advertisement to-day that will be received with much acceptance by householders. Mr. W. Stacey (wbo^e dairy the Government Expert recently referred to as a model une) announces tbat on and after to-morrow (Saturday) he will be in a position to deliver milk twice daily at the reduced price of 3d per quart. The fact of being able to get fre-h milk nigbt and morning is a great ad vantage during the hot months.
Death of Mr. George Cassette. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Deatli of flr. Cteorge Cassells. — v— It is with profound regret that we are called upon to record the death pf Mr. George Cassells, sen., whioh sad event took place at an early hour on Monday morning in the Molong Hospital, the cause of death being pneumonia. About a fortnight ago Mr. Cassells was seised with a violent cold, and on I ? i ? f ? * c naay i&b*- it was ionnu necessary to remove him to tbe Hospital, where everything possible was done to relieve his suffering, but he passed peacefully away as above stated. Deceased was a native of Bouse Hill, near Windsor, and was in his sixty-eighth year. He came to this district some twenty five years ago, where he followed farming pursuits with a fair share of success, -till some few years ago, when he had the misfortune to lose his sight, whioh greatly marred the joy of his declining years. Deceased leaves a widow (who has only just recovered from a very severe illness) and a grown-up family of six sons and two daughters, all...
For the Farmers. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
For I lie Fai'ines's. Ik another column Messrs, Matthews and Bradley announce th»it they bave on view a Massey-Harri ; Binder. A representative of tbis office bad a look at the machinery and several late improvements were brought under his notice. For instance, there is a patent wind break, which does not appear on any other machines of tbis make at present at work in the district. Then there is a patent iron iidjusting-bar, \ which replaces tbe old wood device, | and allows of better work being done i in tall crops. There is also a patent screw for making the driving wheel cog deeper or vice ver?a, and .sundry other more or less important improve ments on tbe old (style. Wc would advise farmers to go and see the binder.
Gregra. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
[?] TFflOM --BB ^ ? ?Mb. Gbobob who has reMntly undergOUjBja suC^s ful operatton in the Syddey Hosjpitial, is, I am pleased to learn, sufficiently recovered to be able to 'ret|f nf Mopie next weeki . . Mr. Isaac Bates has disposed oi. his well-known sire ' Matcbem.' Mr. B. Hunt. of Meranburn, being the purchaser at a substantial figure. ?' Matcbem ' was bred by LMr. Bates, who bas travelled him for a number of seasons in tbis distriot, always meeting with success, and your corres pondent wishes the new owner every suc^sswith thisfamousisire.
Large Purchase of Sheep Skins. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Lar^e Purchase of Sheep Skin;). One effect of tbe drought is just now showing out to a marked degree, and demonstrates with much force the great mortality in tbe sheep flocks of tbe district. One skiu buyer alone, Mr. Louis Rich, of the Windsor Stores, consigned to Sydney no less a number than 11,000 skins one day last week. When it is taken into con sideration that this number was tbe result of but two weeks gathering, it speaks volumes for the alertness and business qualities of Mr. Rich's Manager (Mr. W. Willmott), but it also shows up tbe ravages of the drought fiend in a way that there is no mistaking. Tbe vast sums spent in fodder, for the purpose of keeping sbeep alive, must in many cases have exceeded tbe value of the animals, and the pastoralists and small sheep farmers are deserving of much sym pathy. But the end is not yet, aud perhaps tbe object lessons of the drought will be turned to good account in years to come.
Throwing with Dice in Hotels. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Throwing with Dice in Alotels. A point iu (he licensing law occurred in the Albury police court on Monday, when Wni. Downey, licensee of the George Hotel, was charged with per mitting an unlawful game to be played on bis premises. Tbe case for the prosecution was that, during the regu lar hours, the police entered the hotel and saw men shaking dice. The de fendant s attorney quoted section 4b of Cocksbott and Lamb's Liquor Act 1 in support of the contention that the mere fact of a publican having cards in his hotel, or dice, or that people ; were playing cards or throwing dice, was not an offence as far as tbe publi can was concerned. There must be some evidence that tbey were playing for money, or money's worth. Both dice and cards were . included as un lawful if played for money, but both were on the same footing, and if cards were (as they were) allowed when not played for money, dice were also. The Bench reserved its decision to con sult authorities.
Bumberry. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Bumberry. I [From odr own Correspondent.! I We have experienced all sorts and conditions of weather during the p&Bb week. A white frost was visible one morning, and the next few days the wind blew with hurricane force, clouds of dust enveloping the valleys. Satur day morning broke cold and dull and at 9 o'clock at night raiu commenced aud continued throughout the night, the .guage on Sunday morning regis tering 55 points. The sudden cold change has caused many of our resi dents to suffer from colds, &c. Shearing is progressing quietly, the clip being clean and of good staple, notwithstanding the trying times which have prevailed. A splendid draught mare, the pro perty of Mr. E. Townsend, died dur ing the week. The cause of death is supposed to be due to dirt in the in testines. The orchards around here at look splendid, the trees having a most healthy appearance, and the varigated blooms present a pleasing spectaole.
Rifle Match. MOLONG v. FORBES. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
[?] MOLONG v. FORBES. j A bifle match, ten men iside, between members of - the Molong and Forbes Half-Squadrons, of Mounted ? Rifles, was shot off at Forbes on Saturday, the Molong men leaving by the mail train on Saturday morning. The Molong men came of victorious, win ing by tbe narrow majority of an. ' inner.' A glance at I lie sooreB will show that tbe Forbes rauge with its open veldt, delectable dust storms and interesting mirages, is hardly the place to notch up 'possibles,' as our local men found . out. The commanding officer, Lieutenant A. L. Robertson, Major W. E. O'Brien (D.S.O.) and the members of tbe Forbes Squadron treated Molong contingent in a true soldierlike and very hospitable manner. The return match will take place at Molong on 8tb November, when Forbes riflemen will get an oppor tunity for sweet revenge in shooting ' down tbe gully.' Following are tbe scores : — M.OLONG SQUADRON. 500yds. 600yds. Tl. S.M. J.F.Daly ... 30 30 60 Tr. T.Bali ? 28 26 54 Tr. H. Woolban...
Land Sale at Eugowra. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Land Sale at Bngoirra. Special attention is called to an ad vertisement in to-day's issue of the and^dn/i ? .* C*L* agricultural and dairying lands m the Eugowra Th,6 ^nd is the property of the late Charles Mathison, of Eugowra ? T m °Sered for P^lic compS tion by Mr. D. Chesher on Saturday, 1st November. The well-known rich' ness of the alluvial flats nn ? Creek, and tbe prospect of a rajhray to Eugowra within the nest lew vears will make the properties offered verv valuable. The farms are within IZl distance of a butter factory. 7K lbs auove slle bM ^ rronvi' submit * tarm ot 557f acres on account of Mr R. ^ennerson. This farai j, fenced, and divided into 9 paddocks wbtoh Ut am, t-r t''t i'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
A ' ; Can be just as well served with furniture as if they came to our 20 sbow-rnoms. Yoaoas - bay from oar Oatalogae just as easily as if you saw the goodsbefore you, forevery article Ib f aithfallyillU8trated and accurately described! f-. W« bate evexy kind of furniture for every kind of home— from the simple, yet artistic, -*'- to the most elaborately made kinds. ft'\ . HALUS BAMBOO DS^Wma-BOOM SUITE, with SUk PluBh Goshioos, £ ' Occasional Table, Whatnot, and Flower-stand tomatoh— 8 pieces for £5 6 o V HALL'S COTTAGE DINING-ROOM SUITE, Sideboard, with Glass Back, Dining Table, 6 High-back Ch&ire, 1 Arm Chair, Spring-seated Coach, ?? ' . and Overmantel with Bevel Plates, complete .. . . . . .. .. £9 g o HALL'S BEDROOM 8UXT£, Duchess Chest, with Glass attached. Marble-top tefsv' Wash-stand, Towel-rail, Cane Gbair, and Wardrobe, with Plate-glass Door and deep Drawer .. .. .. ... .. .. ? .. £7 17 6 . HULL'S FULL-SIZE HALF-TESTER BEDSTEAD, with Brass Foot-rail, Set jg * Best ...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
[?] Jockey Glob meeting to-morrow. t Cumnock Oqnvenfc Concert on Wed nesday. Business was very Slack in Molong this week. The price of milk bas been reduced to 8d per quart. Many children about town are suffering with sore eyes. Cricket Match — Cudal v. Moloug, on Wednesday on the Bee. Scrub land sold last week at Byron Bay at £10 per acre. St! John's Sunday School picnic on Wednesday was well attended. The copper mine at Cundumbul is said to be looking exceptionally well. Up to 14th instant 357 dogs bad been registered at the Molong Court House. Governor Sir Harry Rawson bas been on a private visit to Bathurst tbis week. Someof tbe horses about tbe district, it is said, are suffering from the aphis plague. At Larras Lake the lambs will not miimknn otron th A omnll fn^al af. fi rcf. tlllUIVQIi OT«U VUO QIUUII WVUI MV anticipated. At Cumnock on Saturday night 54 points of rain were registered. At Molong only 17 fell. Tbe full programme of Cumnock Jockey Club meeting on November 15, a...
The Singer. DEDICATED TO MADAME MELBA. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Tl»e Singer. Dedicated to Madame Melba. In every distant clime wherever you may roam. In every humble cottage, in every bumble home, The Singer is the pride, its virtues all extol, And still it gains renown as on the years do roll. In Boston many years ago an inventor toiled away, Trying to solve a problem that would give the Singer sway — Which would make his name an honoured one to be known far and wide, The world looks on approvingly, and smiles with grateful pride. Then improvements were perfected till now the Singer ranks The best of all inventions— it's safer than the banks— The woman's truest friend, her joy and household pride, There is nothing like the Singer is now known far and wide. ° The Company has its offices in every known clime; And all who use the Singer vote it best every time ; The Indian and the Arab, also those in Timbuctoo, Speak of the greatest wonder, all others they eschew. In Molong, there in Bank-street, the Singer it is sold, And competent assistants the...
Clothing. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Clothing. On the front page of to-day's issue Mr. John Neilson has an attractive ad vertisement in reference to men's suits and other drapery. Mr. Neilson has reduced the price of suits con siderably, and as the materials are of the best, and tbe fit and finish perfect, there is sure to be a rush by tbe sterner sex to surround themselves with new toggery.
The Outlook at Condobolin. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Tl»e Outlook at Condo bolln. iNQonsequenceofthecontinued drought stockowners throughout the Condobo lin district, after their sheep are shorn, are preparing to send them away to more favored localities where pasture may be obtained, or, failing this, where they will meet a market. In many cases sheep have been artificially fed for sucb a length of time tbat they have consumed fodder which has cost double their present value. There is no market there, shorn sheep at 3s 6d and woolly ones at 6s 6d failing to meet buyers. The first draft of 8500 out of 20,000, which is being sent from Eremeran, left by train tbis week with sheep from Eiacatoo and Mickabil to follow. Cattle from Borambil were also trucked this week, and the district promises to be left practically stockless. It is to be feared tbat a considerable number of the pbpulation will be forced out of their homes also. The fruitlessness of expecting crops is being generally recognised, and stock are being turned into the wheat f...
Molong Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
[?] A meeting of the Committee of the Molong' Jockey Club was held at j Bradford's tPost Office Hotel on Satur- i day afternoon last, when there were ! present;: Lieutenant -Colonel Smith ; (chair), Messrs; J. F. Wynne, L. N. I A. D. Millar, B. J. Baker, J. McGowan, J. McGroder and ! the Secretary (Mr. J. T. McGroder). ! : MINUTES. 'The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDEN CE . A letter was read from Mr. -H. S. Carr, stating his desire to become a member of the Club. Mr. A. D. Millar intimated that Mr. W. Willmott wished to become a member. — Received. THE COURSE. The Chairman explained that the meeting had been called to consider suggestions for improving the course. Mr. B. J. Lee said the course in its present state was dangerous. Mr. Wynne had suggested that if certain improvements were carried out the course oobld be made a good one ; but failiug this, perhaps it would be as well to look about for another piece of land. Mr. McGroder pointed out t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
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Molong Cricket Club. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Molong Cricket Club. A meeting of the Molong Cricket Club was held at the Commercial Hotel on Friday evening last, Mr. J. G. Donaldson (President) being in the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. A letter was read from the Cudal uiuo, stating tneir willingness to meet the Molong Club on Molong ground on Wednesday, 22nd instant. The secretary was instructed to acknow ledge the letter, accepting the offer, and to inform Cudal Club that play would start at 2 p.m. sharp. The secretary presented a balance sheet of the late dance which showed a credit balance of £4 18s. The balance-sheet was received, and a hearty vote of thanks passed to the secretary for his share in bringing the function to such a successful termina tion. A vote of thanks was also passed to the ladies who had assisted, to those who had provided refreshments, and to tbe Molong Band for gratuitous services. Messrs. Davies, McCallum, and Baker were appointed a selection Com mittee for the s...
The P. & A. Societies' Union. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
The P. & A. Societies' Union. I — O*'* Tbe quarterly meeting of the Pastoral and Agricultural Societies' Union of N.S.W. recently sitting in Sydney, is a gathering from which some good work might be expected. The attend ance of delegates from country branches has been good, while tbe business carried through has been capably handled, and is of considerable import ance. Among some of ? the principal items considered were the questions of of single judging and the establish ment of a chamber of agriculture. The secretary reported regarding the latter that of affiliated societies only three had voted against this innova tion, so it would appear that tbe great body can see some good likely to accrue from the establishment of a chamber of commerce, and for our part if it is not likely to do us good, as it is iuten.led, we fail to see that it can do any harm. On the matter of single judging opinion is more divided, but probably when the matter evolves from the threshing process it...
Cumnock Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Cumnock Concert. On Wednesday evening taext the in habitants of Cumnock will be afforded an opportunity to enjoy themselves, and at tbe same time assist a worthy object. On that night a grand Con cert will eventuate, and will be fol lowed by a social. Tbe proceeds of both are intended to assist the com mittee in building a Convent in tbe go-a-bead little town, aud from what we have been able to gleau, tbe function will be a long way ahead of anything yet attempted in Cumnock. A number of first-class vocalists from Bathurst have promised to assist and others from various centres around will give their services. See adver tisement for prices, &c.
Doctor for Cumnock. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Doctor for Cnmnocli. — o — A sieeti.ng of the Committee appointed to consider tbe applications from mcdiea.1 gentlemen, willing to take up practice at Cumnock on a guarantee of £300 per year, was held at Cumnock on Saturday. There were present : Messrs. Win. Black (chair), W. L. Ross, W. Raphael, C. Miller, J. W. McDonnell, S. P. Reynolds aud Geo. Bruce, tbe two latter gentlemen were added to tbe Committee after it was originally formed. mere won.' five applications sent in, as follows :--R. W. C. Taylor, A.B., M.D., M.B., M.S., &c. ; A. W. Robertson ; P. M. Keller, M.D. ; Biautyre (Rowland, M.D., L.R.C.P., &c., &c. ; W. T. J. Newton, M.B., &c. After tiie applications had received due consideration, the Committee's choice fell n.- Dr. W. T. J. Newton. His references and testimonials were from some of tbe leading physicians of Sydney. s:ich as Dr. Chisholm, Dr. Goode, l)r. Oorbin (Principal of the Sydney Hospital), Dr. Newinarch, Dr. Bowker, Dr. Fiascb...