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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
WANTED at once, a Good House maid. Apply Mrs. W.P. Cahu.i., Royal Hotel. LOST between Railway Station and Tresbyterian Churcb, Lady's Gold Keyless Watch. Reward on returning to F. TITHERADGE, Railway Station. TO PIGEON SHOTS. BARGAIN- D.B. Hollis Breech, Top Actioii^HamnierJess. Nearly new. Cost £25. Apply this office. TAKE NOTICE. ANYONE found TRESPASSING in my Paddocks, at Balderodgery and Oak land, will be prosecuted without respect to persons. J.J. DONNELLY, Baldcrodgeiy. rPUREjyilLK. 3fl PER QUART DELIVERED. ON and after Saturday, October IS, 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. STAGEY. Edward Street. ^~ NOTICE. \ NYONE found Shooting, Snaring, or jlx. Trespassing in any way in any of my Paddocks at Ardell after this dale will be prosecuted. M. J. KER1N, Ardell. September Gth, J!K-2. Ye Olde English Fayre —AND— l|lo\tfer j^hotf . THE EVENT IT THE YEAR! Wednesday and Thursday, November ot...
Sergeant Cusack. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Sergeant Cusack. — o — As briefly intimated in last issue Ser geant James Cusaok has been removed to the charge of Mount McDonald Police District. During his 2* years residence here the subject of this article has not had i^e happiest ot\ positions. He has )M *%n unusual amount of sickness in his family, and no end of worry over cunning thefts. oy nomaaic evil-doers. The town be it said, has been remarkably orderly, and, when compared with other places, we think the residents have much to thank the Sergeant for. He has been saddled with multifarious duties be sides looking after the peace of tbe populace within his envirpments, and we know that he could not do im possibilities, albeit be has done well We are led to understand that the Sergeant will be saddied.witb the ex pense of removing his furniture, &c, ~,r ^8W6^% think is the co7 rect thing Perhaps Dr. Ross would use his influence in this matter. fc» other departments of the service officers an granted removal allowance...
Cudal Council. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
ywair: TUESDAY, OCXOB&B* 31. PiissENT:— The Mayor (Ala. W. Car man), Aldermen W. Baker, J. Kidd, J. Landauer, M. J. Mvllins and tbe Council Clerk (Mr. H. Pemberton). Correspondence was read and dealt with. A favorable report was read from Mr. Finch, Molone. Insnectorof Stock, on the state of tbe Public Pound, Cudal (in charge of Mr. 3. W. Kiaghotn).'— On tbe motion of Aid. Landauer, seconded by Aid. Baker, the Council Clerk was instructed to make enquiries and report at the next meeting on the advisability of the Council taking over the Pound. From the Department of Lands re ferring to application for extension of time in which to expend balance of Parks grant, the time being extended to December 20. From Bowan Park Progress Associa tion asking that certain repairs be effected to roads between Municipal boundary at Mr. J. Tbornberry's and its junction with the Cudal-Cargo road at Davy's Plains.— On the motion of Aid. Landauer, tbe Clerk of Works was instructed to report on t...
CONCERT AND SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
CONCERT AND SOCIAL. The concert and social on Wednes day night, in aid of tbe funds of the local Convent, was a huge success and I understand about £30 will be the financial result. Mr. Learv'a hall was crowded to tbe doors at both functions, a gratifying tribute to tbe energy and popularity of tbe promot ers, particularly (be bon. secretary, Mr. Jas. McCormack, who worked in bis usual whole-hearted way at every detail, large and small, and in which be was solidly supported by a loyal committee. Mr. S. P. Reynolds, of Burrawong, acted as chairman, and at tbe close of tbe entertainment congratulated the committee on the success of their efforts, and on their behalf thanked the singers who bad journeyed long distances to assist tbe worthy object. Tbe vote was carried by acclamation, as was also a similar vote to tbe Chairman proposed by Mr. Leary. The following programme was ren dered .—Overture, ' Qui-Vive,' Miss Lord ; song, ' My sweetheart when a boy,' Mr. F. Henlen (Bathurst) ; so...
Cumnock Items. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Cumnock Items. [From our own Coubespondent,] Pneumonia is pretty prevalent in and around the town. The latest victim is Mrs. M. Whittaker, of Obley. Dr. Veech was sent for and arrived at 2 o'clock this (Thursday) morning, when be said Mrs. Whittaker's case was serious. The patient is staying at Mr. McDonnell's Hotel. The railway survey party are settled here for some time. They have com pleted toe survey ot one line entering the town by the eastern side, and are now engaged on the Norah Creek route. ' Last week's rain made the grass and crops look fresh, but the subsequent hot dry wind again browned things. Farmers will be satisfied now if they can get hay from their crops. A cricket match was played between the married and single men of the town on Wednesday afternoon, when the benedicts secured the honors.
That Tennis Match. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
That Tennis natch. In out issue of the 10th instant it was reported that a friendly tennis match had been played, Mr. J. Davies and Miss Mabel Clarke against Mr. Ralph Snelling and Miss Neilson, resulting in an easy win for the former. It was also stated that the stakes of the match were a pair of gloves for the lady win ner and a tie for the lucky gent. Mr. Snelling wishes us to state that the report was rather premature, the match referred to being but one of a series of three, which have not yet been completed. Mr. Snelling objects to the remark that the other side won easily, and also wishes to con tradict the statement that the stakes of the match were a pair of glbjes and ; a tie. As we have no desire teToe the innocent cause of the slightest friction i among our local tennis players— or j any other association for the matter i of that— we hasten to comply with Mr. Snelling's wishes. The Rev. A. Stephen preaches next Sunday as under : — M'olong, 11 a.m., ' The Hidden Wells of ...
The Municipalities Bill. To the Editor of the ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
VMl^^lltottlW To the Editor of the Ahgus. SlB,— I trust that you will allow mo space to refer tothe most important feature in the Municipalities Bill now before Parlia ment. ' ' , In that Bill an alternative method for raising rates is proposed. The present policy iB to levy upon nine-tenths of the fair average rental value of land and improvements, or upon five per cent, of the capital value of unimproved land. This way of raising revenue means that owners of fully improved lands pay the highest rates, while those who have partly improved, or idle lands, pay the lowest. In other words, good healthy bouses are rated heavily anp insanitary hovels lightly. The most enterprising people in Molong are taxed the most, while the owners of idle lands who benefit by the expenditure of public money and every increase in population, do not give a fair return to the public for the advantages which they receive. Here is an example to show the exact operation of the present method : Block of vaca...
Hindoo's Peculiar End. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Hindoo's Peculiar End. — o — An Indian hawker, named Goodyan Singh, has died under very peculiar circumstances in the Temora hospital. Some two months ago he arrived at Temora with a waggon full of drapery, ' &c, and caused considerable surprise bv collecting a crowd anil thrnurino his goods broadcast among them. For several days this went on until his stock, which must have been worth £200, was exhausted. He then killed his horses. His next move was to draw his savings from the P.O.. Bank, and with this he purchased a large quantity of fodder, and every day he fed several cows and two bulls (winch to Hindoos are sacred animals) belong ing to people who lived near where he was camped. He paid special atten tion to the bulls, and pave them the largest share. When his money wasv exhausted, be crept into his waggon, refusing food, and actually starved himself to death. When this state of affairs became known to the police. they promptly removed the man ib the Hospital, and ever...
How a Man Drowns. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
How a Han Drowns. — o — Few popular fallacies are of such wide extent as the belief that a person must rise to the surface three times, no more and no less, before he can possibly drown. There is little ground for this supposition although it has been almost universally believed in for generations. The truth is that a drowning person may sink the first time never to rise again, or he may as he indeed- does in the. majority of caaesj.rise three times before be sinks forever. It all depends upon the quan tity of water that he swallows when he sinks and the size of his lungs. The human body in life naturally floats while the lungs are inflated. As long as one keeps his head above the surface of the water he can float, face up, without having to move hand or foot. Bat as soon as a person sinks he gulps and imbibes a quantity of water. If, after be has swallowed water, be has any air left in his lungs, he will undoubtedly rise.again, and will con tinue to sink and rise alternately until ...
Our Crown Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
^^^^^^^^H [?] ^m^MMmm^ite DepattniejpJ r of Lands folly bears out all that I bave /^^^^|ep|jpbp?|*y)|ine re-appr^B^ ffiip^l^u^^^Sonditional ^y* i^gr|||^Q0Oii*na that does not ifa(^nK|^ibBr ^itt&rest on deferred payment?, or ib^ibeavy expense in ourr^d 16 floakiirig the new valuations. It is right jthat your readers, who are interested in the permaneut well-being ? 01 ine oiare, snouiu uiuuny uuumomuu the facts. .Under Acts of Parliament, passed many years ago, areas of Crown land, aB pastoral leases expire, bave been thrown open for selection at £1 per acre. , This purchase money is payable by a cash deposit of 10 per cent, and* annual payments thereafter of 5 per cent., such annual payments to include interest on balance owing at the rate of 4 per cent, per annum. The selector, therefore, becomes the holder of the land at what is really a low rental, and, at the end of a term of years, obtains his title in fee simple without any further payment. That the price and terms wer...
Commercial News [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
- o.nmurinl -Wi The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile'; Agency Co., Ltd., report :— ?p Wool.— In the absence of any sales b$ public auction, there is practically no change to report in the market. Privately; very little, it any, business has been tran sacted, buyers snowing no disposition to operate, and their attitude, perhaps, is best described as a waiting one. '. Sheepskins. — Although the inquiry for choice lines of well-butchered skins was very active and prices unchanged, the demand for low and faulty qualities was distinctly weaker, in many cases £d per 1b ' less than last week's figures had to be accepted in order to effect clearances. Marsupial Skins. — Brisk inquiry still prevailed for all descriptions. Rabbit, 5d to lOd per 1b. : rock wallaby, 2d to 6d per. skin ; scrub wallaby, 2Jd to 19|d per skin. Wheat.— Though quiet the market rules firm. Transactions were necessarily limited but they were quite up to late quotations, viz.. 5s to ys Id. and one line, which we sold inl...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Attention directed to important land sale advts. appearing in to-day's issue. Crown Laud Sales at Molong on 29th October and 19th December. Senior-constable J. Blanchfield has been appointed Registrar and Bailiff of tbe Small Debts Court at Cudal vice Senior-constable Minslow trans ferred. ' Dr. itoss said 11 be was a younger man be would have thrashed Hurley, M.L.A., ihe other night. Tbe same evening the Doctor ' wout for tbe Government all round.' If tbe trainer of the horse had had his way Lieutenant Bill would have ??£ run in tbe Moora Welter instead of I the Caulfield Cup. He had so advised I the day prior to the race, but the 5i owner ordered otherwise and suggested 1 that the horse be ridden behind in ^m^ V: | early part instead of following t|m ^ ^ usual custom of being kept near ifus '? $:M front. ' .' ? ;' ? '*??'?. ;'if|
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
y^^^^^^-^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^B EE1 II FINEST SELECTED I DARK OR AROMATIC II The Beehive Store, * |x Bank Street, Molong, IS THE CHEAPEST HOUSE IH THE DI8TRICT WHEBEAT TO PURCHASE Groceries, Fruit, and Confectionery. ? sse ? Enamelware and Glassware. NOTE THE ADDRESS OPPOSITE COMMERCIAL BANK. TUf^CEYS. WANTED AT ONCE, Poultry in any Quantity. Highest Casli Price Given. ' *»eeliive Stores, Cumnock, Gi w xx A, Xv, x Jex xl c- HA.S much pleasure in thanking the Public of Molong and district lor the liberal patronage accorded him since he commenced business. For the present Festive Season the Shop has been re-stocked with a complete and varied assortment of — Toys and Novelties. — DOLLS IN GREAT VARIETY. ?^ (©rnanwnts. jf New Year Cards Fancy Soaps Tobacco, Cigars & Cigarettes Perfumery Stationery ^Glassware Shirt Studs, Sleeve Links ALL NEW GOODS AND AT LOW PRICES. CUAUDtS CHARTERS, TOBACCONIST, Stationer :: and :: Fancy :: Goodsinan, Opposite A. J.S. Bank, Molong. Send your WOOL t...
Molong Weir. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
2HoloHg Weil*. . ? rt __ We received from Dr. Boss this morning the following letter for publication : — Public Works Depart ment, Sydney, 21sfc October, 1902.— Date of letter under reply : 4th instant forwarding letter from the Molong Progress Association (W. C. Bennett, Hon. Bee.) dated 3rd instant. Sub ject : He construction of a weir at Molong. Eeply : As this matter is not regarded as an urgent one it will have to stand over for the present. The question of a grant for same may, however, be considered after the Estimates are passed.— J. Davies, Under Secretary. Cudal cricketers'play Meadow Creek to morrow, and will also meet the Manildra team on Saturday, 1st November, both matches to be played at Cudal. A special meeting of the Old English Fair Committee was held on Wednes day evening. For. the convenience of intending competitors it was decided to map out the town into districts to each of which canvasers were appointed. Arraugemenfcs were made for ere'etion of stalls and hal...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Birervifcios. In some parts of Queensland no rain has fallen Cor 14 years. A jealous woman can be detected by ' the wrinkles on her forehead. Bread at Orange has been reduced to 2|d per loaf . Murderer Tinier was banged at ' Melbourne on Monday. Another serious accident with the «-? mAs TKJq lima -t-. C\a.raa. A Bega farmer says that he made £4000 out of this year's harvest. A. local man of physic says Molong is built on top of an extinct volcano. The recent Country Press Conference -was the most successful yet held by the Association. William Clements was riding a bioycle from Orange to Cargo on Monday, and meeting with an accident smashed his kneecap. We are informed that Lieutenant Colonel Smith regrets his inability to accept the vacant chairmanship of Molong Hospital Committee. Don't worry about your work. Do what you can, let the reBt go, and smile all the while. The total number of men the Brit ish' Empire can put in the field is 1,202,000, A Sceptic— Binks : ' Do you believe...
Molong Member. IN THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
r^ra^MP&«] ??-» ? — IN THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. . The discuBBion .on the Financial Statement last week gave Dr. Boss an opportunity of addressing the HotjBe regarding several grievances 'which he has had stored up against the Government- We take the follow ing extracts irom the Doctor's speech as it appeared in Hansabo :— , In regard to the financial statement I have no fault jfco find with the Colonial Treasurer, but I do know that he has two of the best, most trustworthy and experi enced men that have ever held office under the Crown. I allude to the UnderSeere tary for Finance and Trade, and *thei Ac countant to the Treasury. . . . There never was a financial statement delivered here at which criticism was not levelled, and there never was a more manly, out spoken and dear criticism of a financial i statement than that made by the leader of the Opposition: He did not make his criticism solely from a party standpoint, but he had regard to the welfare of the country. We ou...
Shooting Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Shooting Accident. — o — A shooting accident, which fortunately waB not attended with very serious results, occurred at Barragan on Mon day, a lad named Maurice Whitmee, sonDf Mr. 0. Whitmee, of 'Brighton,' being unfortunate enough to receive a very painful wound, inflicted by a hnl lot. frnm a nf»a-riflfi. It aDDearS the lad was carrying the rifle on his shoulder when be inadvertently loosened his hold on the stock, causing the gun to fall behind him. In falling the weapon was discharged, tbe bullet passing through the lad's leg just above tbe ankle, after passing through the boot and stocking. The boy experienced great difficulty in reaching home, being at the time of the mishap about a mile distant. Although the wound is of a very painful nature it does not show any inflammation, and thus far Mr. Whitmee has not thought it necessary to seek medical advice.
Orange Races. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Orange Races. Dr. Boss, M.L.A., has handed us the following letter for publication : — Office of tbe Railway Commis sioners, Sydney, 17th October, 1902. — Sir, — With reference to your letter of tbe 7th instant enclosing a com- f\ munication from Mr. Lamrock, Secre tary of the Orange Jockey Club relative a to race meeting to be held on toe iutn proximo, l am mreccea so inform you the matter has had con sideration, and the Commissioners have approved of special trains being run between. Orange and the Race Course as follows : — Leave Orange for the Race Course at 11.45 a.m. and 12.80 p.m. : Leave Race Course for uraugti aii ».*» p.m. auu o.u p.m. The usual return fares to be charged, viz. Is 6d 1st class and Is Od 2nd ' class. With regard to tbe request for a special train from Molong to Orange on the morning of the races it is not thought that the probable traffic would warrant the running of a train. — I have the honor to be, &c, H, McLachian, Secretary.
Bournewood. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 24 October 1902
Bournewood. [From oue own Coeeespondknt.] The Baptist Church at Bournewood was taxed to its utmost to accommo date the friends who sought admission on Wednesday, 15th instant, and indeed many failed to do so. The platform was crowded, seats were brought and chairs so as to utilise every available foot of space, but even then many had to stand outside. The occasion was a special one, viz., the rendering of a service of song entitled 11 Eva ' by some musical friends from Cumnock, prominent amongst them being the local school teacher, Mr. I W. L. Ross, and Mrs. Ross, who were ably seconded by other local residents. The proceedings commenced by selec tions on the ' Grammaphone ' given by Mr. W. Wykes, juo., and a solo by Mrs. Ross entitled ' la the Cathedral.' These items were followed by the song service mentioned, the Pastor, Rev. W. Coller, giving the Connective readings, The Bournewood friends were not in any way behind in their efforts to make the gathering a success, for at the cl...