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Seceding from the Commonwealth. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Seceding from the Coni moifi wealth. In the Legislative Assembly on Tues day, Mr. Eden George moved an adjournment to discuss the necessity of taking steps to enable New South Wales to secede from the Common wealth owing to the bad and grossly unconstitutional administration of tbe Federal Government. Mr. George contended that federation had been a ghastly and costly failure, and that tbe Commonwealth Government had administered Australian affairs with great extravagance. Mr. J. Fitzpatrick supported the idea of secession, and said he warned the people against the dangers of federation when the matter '.vas before tbe electors. Mr. J. Hurley challenged Mr. Eden George to go to the Town Hall and re peat his statements. He expressed surprise at the agility with which Mr. George had shed his federal coat, and now posed as a secessionist, when a few months ago lie was advocating federation and contesting a federal seat in the Bartonian interests. Mr. Eden considered no good could come o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Tbe wash-tab presents s phase of Social Life which is little understood by the Male Section of the Community, bat which, nevertheless, is almost as impor&nt a factor in modern life as the Baker's Trough. The Women Folk Enow all about it, and will understand that the most important adjunct to the wash-tub is GOOD SOAP I And it is io the Soap that we propose to effect the Reform. There are so many Soaps on the Market that one is inclined to take any that is offered rather than be bothered making tk selection. This is a mistake, for there is a Soap on the market which, as well as making Washing Easy, will last far longer than other brandB. Save ¥onr Energy and Tour Pocket by buying Soap Branded with this Trade Mark TRADE Surprise I Surprise 1 Brand. MARK. Agent for Molong : JAS. HASLAM, Australian Stores, ? Pbopbietob. Breeder, Exhibitor, Importer and Exporter of all the principal varieties of VOWL8 and DUCKS, BETWEEN 30 AND 80 IN NUMBER. Prize Winner with mostly all the follow...
[?] Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
[?] waited on .the general ?v ; . -The depata . ,|jir John See, ihreply, referred to -and . said' 'he had beenbe^iwith an opposition the in^lgttil7 (ff ^hioh Was unparalleled io^b« hl8t^ pf the ooantry. ' I am j^nilg^d tftlptt&rarse whioh I believe to; foe rigblp/in the interests of (he whole compaunity. I believe the resources offibecountry are equal to all Ihe opposition, and to every emergency. ' He added tbat it was the duty of the Government to make provision for hospital accommodation. He was disposed to put on the estimaes £8000, the remaining £1000 to be ? made up by the people of the Parkes district, - The following isa copy of the report furnished by the architect to the last meeting of tbe Parkes Hospital Com mittee : — Gentlemen,— In aooordance with your instructions I now beg to submit the following report on the conditions of tbe original portion of the Hospital. Tbis consists of the women's ward, small men's ward, entranoe hall and offices, with veran dahs all...
The Late Censure Vote. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
T«e^|e;C^iifre'Vote.| Tne folio wingletter appeared iu last is^he df the Parses Examinee, and 'will doubtless be read with interest by many in tbis electorate TO THE EDITOR OF THE PAKRES EXAMINER Sir,— In your issue of the 8th inst., I notice tbat you have called me to task for the vote I gave in the Friedman or late Vole of Censure case. Of course, I don't wish to find fault with you in your capacity of Editor or Pressman for doing « o:- ..... i ? i _j -i i, Jl ou, uuti ouruiy, oir, yuu must uunm tuat fi' the experience of a political soldier en i ' gaged in the battlefield, and having ^ witnessed and heard the proB. and cons. £ * of the fight, is in a. better position to ^ judge of the merits or demerits of the case than one who is some hundreds of ~5 miles away from the scene of action. It shows, however, that the Parkes Exam iner is a real live wide awake paper — a paper that at least desires to preserve ana protect the rights , and liberties of .1 the genual community. The best...
Local Land Board. CUDAL—7TH OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Local L. a ii -1 Board. ——O— CUDAL— 7tii OCTOBER. Tiik following cases were dealt with by the Land Board at Cudal on Tuesday. 7tli October : — CONDITIONAL ITliCll ASI-- it (ON. LKASKS. For Investigation. Ac. C.P. 100 acres. W. J. Townsend. — Sur- vey directed. C.P. 100a. W. J. Townsend. — Survey directed ior !*0 acres. C.P. liJOa, Thomas H. llowell. — Survey directed. C.P. 1 00a.. E. .J. Courts. — Confirmed. C.L. 170a.. E. J. Courts. — Confirmed, rent 2 \d per acre. With a view to Confirmation. C.P 200 acres. W. Re^an. — Confirmed. C.L. 600a, W. Regan.— Confirmed, rent 'Jd per acre. C.P. 320a. W. A. Mayne. — Confirmed. C.L. !i-50a, W. A. Mayne. — Confirmed, rent 3Ad per acre. ' Homkstkad Sr.uocTioNs. For Inquiry. Arc. H.S. 210, 'a. James Ford.— Certificate to issue. Il.S. 2-s7a. W. 11. Ford.— Certificate to issue. Anm ai. Lkasks. For Consideration. A.L. KilHI acres. James Kirkland. — Lease allotted of 1700a. rent £;- (!s i-d. A.L. -J40 acres, Jas. Kirkland. — Lease allotted of N(i0 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Wlien I Gould neither Eat nor Stop. §Mr. F. W. DuBleu, of Collingwood, Victoria, sends us his 1 photograph and ' I certainly ought to know about Ayer's Sarsaparilla, for I liave used it over SO years. My faith in it is greater today than ever. I am anxious to tell every one of its blood-purifying power and its value as a remarkable preventive of disease. I don't : wait until I am down sick before taking It. Just as soon as I feel weak, exhausted, or lose my appetite, or don't sleep well, I take a few doses, and in a day or two am all right. I tell my friends to keep it on hand, for it's ready then the very day they want it. I know it has often prevented me from being seriously ill, and I have many acquaintances who tell the same 'The World's Greatest Family Medicine. Aycr's Sarsaparilla has been sold for over half a century. It has been tried and tested in every way. Nothing like using an old, reliable, and effective medicine. Intelligent people do not like to experiment. It's too d...
Pointed Paragraphs. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Pointed Paragraphs. — o ? Eveky rich man has a lawyer for an boir. Words are merely the echoes o£ thought. Few men are capable of auswering the arguments of a pretty woman. A yacht can stand on a tack in silence, but a man isn't built like a yacht. Beauty draws with a single hair — and it is .sometimes dyed hair at that. A man without ambition is like a pan of dough without any yeast to raise it. Always think twice before you speak — and nine times out of a possible ten you will have no occasion to say a word. The truth about some men is never known until after they acquire monu ments — and even then it isn't found upon the monuments. , If there is one time more than another when a woman should be I alone with ber thoughts it is when a r passing vehicle splashes mud on her 'j| new gown. ' ? Many a man has made the discovery too late that be misjudged his. enemy' ?!* — especially after attempting to lick ^ bim and getting beautifully licked ^ himself. - We wou^ : remitid local busine...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
NOTICE. TATCFi Notice that after this date any person or persons found Trespassing, Shooting, or Hunting on my property will be prosecuted according as the law directs. D. MOON. ' Ruthville,' Little River, 2nd October, 1902, TAKEJNOTICE. A NYONE found TRESPASSING in my XX- Paddocks, at Balderodgery and Oak land, will be prosecuted without respect to persons. J.J. DONNELLY, Balderodgery. PUREJVIILK. 3d PER QUART DELIVERED. ON and after to-morrow (Saturday) I will be in a position to deliver Pure FRESH MILK to any part of the town twice daily (morning and evening) at 3d per Quart. W, STACEY, Edward Street. Molong Jockey Club. A MEETING of the Committee of the above will be held at Tattersalls (Mr. F. Bradford's Post Office Hotel) TO-MORROW (SATURDAY) AFTER NOON, October 18, at 2.30. Business : Important. , A General meeting Of the Members of the Molong Jockey Club will be held at Bradford's Post Office Hotel, at 4 p.m. To-morrow (SATUR DAY). Business: Election of Officers And other ma...
Buried Alive. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Burled Alive. An unusual case of cruelty to an animal was ventilated at the Moree Police Court recently, the offender being an old-age pensioner. The police stated that a dog was found buried in a 8ft. 6in. hole, and 'it had been moaning in the hole ft* a couple of hours when reoovered. ' The old a statement to the effect that the dog was a favorite of bis, and be did not like to kill it outright. and 8ufferin& from disease, and he decided to bury it alive. A fine of £l was imposed.
A New Pastime. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
A Mfew Pastime. Rumoub has it that ping-pong is threatened with a successor, and ac cording to all accounts the new game, being much more foolish than the one whioh has held us all in thrall during the past year, is likely to prove more popular. It certainly opens up for a new form of amusement, but it can not be held that it adds to the dignity of players. It has been said that it «l ? t 1 ? ? ? ? J1 ? 1 ? L does DOG UBCozne eiueny auu uurpuieut persons to stand at all manner of awk ward angles making lunges at a small celluloid ball, and still less becoming is it for tbem to be scrambling under furniture after tbe same, but. the new fad seems destined to place its players in even more absurd positions, whether they play indoors or out, as the game permits. It is described as parlor-polo, and has the great advant age of requiring no table, special ground or particular space, but tbe materials required are the ponies and the mallets, the former consisting of tbe hobby-horse of child...
The Mullion Tragedy. WALLACE SENTENCED TO 2 YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
[?] ?- .*?„ r »n— J' ' WALLACE SENTENCED TO 3 tSABS. At the Bathurst Circuit Court on Fri day, Hugh Wallace, » charged with feloniously and maliciously murdering Patrick McGuinness at Mullion Greek on 11th September last, was found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to two yews. STATEMENT BY THE ACCUSED. Wallace made the following state ment to the jury: — 'Patrick (McGuinness) and I have been mates for many years, living together and working together ; when we went to Sydney some time ago I paid bis pas sage down and kept him there (or several weeks ; we were the best of friends ; we came back to Orange and got on alright until one day he used some obscene language to me — the day on which the accident happened ; that morning just at daylight I got up and went to look after the sheep ; Patrick was in bed; I did not. wake him ; when I returned he was u$ and writing a letter, which he afterwards' ' ^ ? j told me was about getting a job for himself and his brother; I did not 1 speak...
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8. CONDITIONAL PURCHASES AND CONDITIONAL LEASES. To appraise capital value. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 8. CONDITIONAL PURCHASES AND CONDI TIONAL LEASES. j To appraise capital value. G.P. 94-46 228a, Arthur Moore.— Value appraised at 30s per acre. C.P. 96-34, 200a, Thomas Scrimshaw. — Value appraised at 21s 8d per acre. C.P. 75-80, 50a. C.P. 75-268. 80a, C.P. 76-249, 120a, C.P. 76-446, 110a, C.P. 98-19. 146a, Thomas Archer. — Value appraised at 13s 4d, lis 8d, 15s, 13s 4d and 10s re spectively. To appraise rental value. C.L. 15047, 340a, Donald Chesher. — Rental value appraised at 31 per acre. C.L. 19220, 960a, James Fisher. — Rental value appraised at 5d per acre. For investigetion, &c. C.L. 02-13, 260a, Commercial Banking Co., of Sydney. — Postponed till next meeting. . To appraise valye of Crown improvements C.P. 02-15; 50a, Commercial' 'Banking Co. of Sydney. — Postponed till next meeting. For rehearing by direction of L.A. Court. C.P. 02-2, 80a, and C.L. 02-2, 116|a, Wm. Thompson.-^Confirmed. JEtent and value of CroWn improvements to be appraised at a f...
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
[?] ®be EQBUifeorfijof 'the Local Laud Board -3atiowiti3ra on 7 th aud - 8th instant, wlien the following cases were disposed of TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7. . CONDITION ALPUIiCHASES AKD CONDI TIONAL LEASES. For suspension of conditions. C.P. 02-29, *l27a, Daniel Hallinan. Granted. ' ; , To appraise value improvements. C.P. 02-10, *121ia, Charles T. Boyd.— Value appraised at £9 10s. C.P, 02-19, 320a, R, J. Craiupton. — Talue appraised at £28 17s 6d. C.P. 02-18, 320a, M. T. Crariipton. — Value appraised at (amount not stated). Inquiry under Section 2D, Act '95. C.P. 97-17, 58a, William J. Jones.— Postponed. 1 C.P. 97-18, 54a, G. J. Hav.— Certificate to issue. Inquiry under Section 20, Act '84, (residence). C.P. 00-52, 61f a, James T. Newland.— Forfeiture recommended. SPECIAL LEASES, For consideration aud report. S.L. 02-4, 50a, James Haydon. — Lease recommended. S.L. 02-9, 4a, Charles Dunn. — Lease recommended. -SPECIAL PURCHASE. To appraise value'! S.P. 01-109, 6ia, George J. Hay.- Value app...
Molong's Member. QUESTIONS IN THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Molong's Member. QUESTIONS IN TBE HOUSE. The Minister for Mines, in answer to Dr. Boss, said that the area of the Burdett gold reserve was ?, 0600 acres, the mine was at present on tribute,, eight men being employed. Thearea of the Goodrich gold'-reserve was square miles. Upon it five claims were in operation, eight miners being employed. ? « ^ The Premier, in answer to Dr.* Boss, said that information had been re ceived that tne man wno snoc tne constable in Melbourne was not Shaw, tbe man who was alleged to have shot Constable Guilfoyle-in Sydney. Dr. Ross desired the Secretary for - Mines to furnish the House with in formation as to the reason why Aus tralian beef and mutton shipped to England were sold in tbe English market at half tbe price as tbe same articles at present realised in the State of New South Wales. Mr. Kidd ex plained tbat quantities of Australian beef and mutton were, no doubt, pur chased prior to tbe conditions of drought prevailing over portions of the pastora...
ORANGE STOCK MARKET. A. H. T. SHERWIN'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
ORANGE STOCK MARKET. A. H. T. Sherwin's Rkpokt. Fat Cattle. — 44 yarded, comprising chiefly of medium quality steers, best beef worth about35s per lOOlbs. 1 bullock sold at £9 14s, 31 steers £4 10s, 3 steers add heifers from £2 17s to £3 12s : 2 cows, one at £7 6s and one at £7 16s ; balance passed. I sold 3 head for Mr. Livingstone to £7 16s per head. Fat Sheep and Lambs. — About 260 yarded, 10 New Zealand crossbred-eold at 23s 6d, 2 ewes at 14s 3d, 17 ewes at 12s 3d, 3 ewes shorn at 6s 7d, 3 rams at 15s 3d. About 150 being passed. Fat Lambs.— 75 yarded and sold from 4s lOd to 5s 7d. Store Sheep.— About 1320 yarded, and about half were passed, 201 hoggets sold at 8s, and about 540 wethers in the wool at 7s 6d : balance passed. Store Cattle. — About 260 yarded, most of which were passed. Ten steers sold at £4 5s, 9 cows at £3, and 6 springers and cows with calves at foot (poor), sold from £3 5s to £4 3s Gd, 3 poddies at 19s.
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
HOMEBUSH STOCK SALES. Sheep. — 21,000 sheep were penned, all qualities being represented, with asprink lingof prime. A good number were shorn. Buyers were numerous and competition animated. Prices, although not reaching Monday's extreme rates, were satisfactory, prime expecially selling well. Quotations prime woolly merino wethers to 21s. extra 28s, good 18s, prime crossbred wethers 25s, extra 34s, good 19s. prime shorn merino wethers 16s, extra 18s to 20s. Fat Cattle.— '700 ysrded, including a large number of New Zealanders ; buyers operated freely. Best beef was wortn 48s per lOOlbs.
Commercial News. LOCAL MARKET. MOLONG ARGUS Office, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Neivs.' LOCAL MARKET. ? Molono Anous Office. Friday. . Wheat—none offering ' Floor, £10 per ton Bran, £7 Pollard, £7 per ton Dairy Butter Is Od wholesale ; Is Id retail Factory Butter, Is Id wholesale ; Is 3d retail Honey, 4d to 5d. Bacon, 8d wholesale; lid retail Eggs, 8d wholesale ; 9d retail Cheese, Bodalla Is Chaff, £5 wholesale ; 7s retail Potatoes, 9s to 10s cwt. retail New Maize, 5s wholesale ; Gs retail
Tennis Tournament. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Teiinls Tournament. ' .'-v.' 'X- ? ; «— \ ' The following are handicaps and drawing for the firstround of the Tourna ment in ^nnectiob^th^'fo^ local Club. ThBgamewillbelOO points up and the con testants can play off onconvenient dayB Miss F.. Neilson and -Mr. Blackadder (scratch)v.MissG.Raeand Mr. Hughes (10) Miss M. Clarke and Mr. Mullaly (scr) v. Miss D, Castle and Mr. Couch ($0). Miss M. Neilson and Mr. Snelling (10) v. Miss I. Haslam and Mr. A. 8. Bndekirk B. Blackand Mr. Mejer (20) v. F^ p^e Wiseman (15). j
Sensation at Nanima. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Sennatiun ail Kaniinu. The occupants of the old Nanitna homestead on Saturday night had an experience tbat was at once thrilling, fearsome and extraordinary. The homstead is in the care of Mr. Morris Hennessy, wbo has with him his wife and tbree children, and Mrs. Hen nessy's mother. At between tbe hour of 8 and 9 o'clock, Mr. Hennessy then being a short distance away, Mrs. Hennessy was disturbed by a noise outside tbe bouse which at once ex cited her uneasiness. Taking a hasty glance she observed a man wandering about in tbe vicinity and behaving in a strangely violent fashion. Immedi ately sbe secured tbe fastenings of the house and lowered the lights. She then, with considerable bravery, left her mother in cbargo of tbe children, who bad been put to l-cd. and, slip ping out, the other side o[ tbe bouse, made for where she knew she would find her husbacd. She found not only her husband but Mr. Sterling Barton, and both at once accompanied her back. Tbe man was still wandering abou...
Garra Methodist Tea Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 17 October 1902
Garra Methodist Tea Meeting. A This popular outing maintained, if it did not surpass, its best traditions last Wed nesday. The weather was propitious, and notwithstanding another outdoor function in Molong on tne same day the atendance was about the largest, on record— some 300 sitting down to tea. The new booth was a great improvement on the old structure, and was much appreciated by the workers and guests. The tables were provided respectively by The Bachelors, Mrs. James Packham, and Mesdames R. RwifllmT and P. 17 PafllfKom Miaa A nnia Packham had charge of the Bachelors table, and we are sure they had no reason to be ashamed of the result. All the tables were tastefully decorated and laden with all kinds of appetising dainties in apparently, unlimited quantities. Tbe table holders, with ' their galaxy of fair assistants, were kept busy replenishing the jelly dishes and cake trays for fully two hours, and to say that all the guests were' happily and satisfactorily served speaks v...