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Latest Telegraphic. (FROM OUR SPECIAL AGENT.) WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
Latest Telegraphic. (from oue special agent.) WOOL SALES. Sydney, Thursday. — Dalgety and Com pany, Limited, report: — Since our last re port no wool auctions have been held, but we have disposed of a number of parcels by private treaty, the principal among them being JUS (Burindi), 100 bales fleece at 7|d ; FBB (Bebah), 57 bales first combing, wethers, at 7^'d ; 67 bales first combing, ewes, at 7£d ; Qunbotho, 29 bales first combing, hoggets, at 7£rl ; Toulby, 87 bales first fleeces, wethers,- at 6^1 ; ADW (Mour abie), 69 bales first clothing, ewes, at 6£d. From the date of our last sale we have dis posed of privately 718 bales. For our next sale to be held on Wednesday next, 18th inst., we will probably submit a catalogue of about 3,500 bales, containing portions of the following clips : — AAtfcOo. in diamond (Bre wairina); Gunningbrtr (Nevertire) ; H.HO, Tho'rmlale (Nyngan) ; MR A (Nyngan) ; McG&T, Warraweena (Boorke) ; SE & Co. Levatynga (Western Auatralia) ; W. ...
CUDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
CUDAL ? - Gloom was cast over our little' town last Fri day, when the sad news of Mr. George Read's death became known. Deceased, who was well known all over the district, had been puffering j from bad health for some time, and had not long returned from Sydney, where he went for a change to try and recover' health and. strength. The trip, however, done him' no good, for when he arrived back here he was worse than when he left. He continued to linger until Friday, when he breathed his last about mid-day. His remains .were interred in the Oudul cemetery, on Saturday morning. The weather out here ..has been beautiful lately, though last Sunday it was very warm.!: Towards evening, however, a heavy thunder storm, accompanied with rain, visited us. The rain which fell was very much wanted, as the crops round about here were looking rather dreary, and the ground was very parched. Wool teams are almost daily passing through the town for Borenore. ' Altogether the clip roujfc, about here is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
Columns of information such as the following need some elucidation to our male readers : — An accordean pleated skirt of black grenadine, with trimming of black guipum insertion, with bread sash brought under a watteau pleat at the back, white spotted foulard bodice, with sleeves of pale blue cropon, falling with grad uated Toby frills to the knees and three padded rolls of velvet round the hem with a border of oriental galon. Compare this with the de aoription of a serge suit and a Crimean shirt ! Tenders for Fencing. 'FENDERS are hereby invited from persons will 1. ing to put up about 50 Rod of Two-Rail and Four-wire Fencing at the corner of Bank and Phillip Streets, Molong. Tenderers to state price for finding all Material, and for Labour only. Tenders to be sent to tho Offise of the under signed, where Specifications can be seen, not later than SATURDAY, the 21st instant. The lowest or any tender not necessarily acoepted. A. D. EASTMURE & CO., Stock and Station Agents, M...
The Premier on Mr. Reid. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
The Premier ion .Mr, i/ileid. iSiK Geokge D tbbs ' on Deiiigf asked. 1 what' his - opinion was regarding 'Mr. j Keid's criticism of the ! Public' : i -ebt ??;? and Sinking Fund : Bill, replied ttiat he' looked upon Mr. Reid as. know ing as much , about , finances ,asJ . )ie (Sir George) did about a cei-tain domestic animal belonging to his' grandmother. : 'No one ever put lYir. n,eLu up as a unauuiai auuriorix-y. What is the good of his .talking on a subject of this kind— a : question he knows nothing at all about.' I might jiist as well offer my opinion on, common law as he about finances; Let every man stick to his. trade ' I With regard to Mr. field's ' siigges-' I tion that the sinking fund, if ap plied at all, should be applied only to future loa.ns, Sir George said' that a proposal of 'this kind would mean the creation: of a. new. kind of stock on the London market having a preference over other stock. The thing was ridiculous. ' I tliink^,. Sir ' George . added, ' I understan...
MERANBJRN. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
MERANBJRN, ?-.-. A meeting was held at Mr. W. Willianu's, MerftUtmrti, Uaf Saturday evening to consider what should be done with ntr'amouut of money held by Mr.' Williams, as Treasurer of » det'inot Farmers' Society. ...Messrs; 0. A. aii'lH. Miller auil 0. Bloomfield were in favour -f the money beinu handed over to the Manildra Progress Committee, , while Messrs. Williams and Giffiin wished toyhaiul it to the Moloiii; Hospital. The ?«nnhnn iuna *? ,\t a varu ll U. 1*1 II rill 1 1 III ? ft 11 A. A.tlH perhnps, as doubts have been thrown on the formality of the meeting, .if may not be amiss to suggest that the original members should be canvassed to ascertain their wishes in rexpeot to tho appropriation of the money, about £0. It may be interesting to th-»sa with a turn for natural history to learii that Mr. W. VVilliams, junr., turned oirt, wheir'ploughtirig, a neat of tive iguana egi;a. Thor tgijs were about the size of hen's eggs and contained young iguanas about 15 inchi'8 long. T...
DISTRICT JOTTINGS. MANILDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
DISTRICT JOniTINGS. FBOM. OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. .'.:.?:,??.?..? ...^'Vm-ani'l-dbaV^- (?.:'?'? About thirtyjfrve couples assembled at the Hu^on Friday ovouinu last, at the invitation of/roe gentlemen of the district. The evening's auQUBemeut took the shape of a 'Social at Home.' For those who preferred tripping the light fintaatio, a programme of 30 dances was was arranged, whilst singing, recitations, and numerous other items were given very liberally for the amusement of others present. To the - committee (Messrs. Lemm, Green, Dyer, and Withey), who made all arrangements, too much praise cannot be given for the manner they carried out their duties. The hair was very prettily decorated, -and when comfortably filled with ladies — tastefully dressed — the sigh; was imposing, indeed. There : ware some Very tasteful Hud well-made dresses worn, amongst which I noticed the following : — [Where %re they, Correspondent'?— Ed.] Mr. Somers (Forbes), who presided at the piano gave every miti...
The Financial Statement. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
: TheiFtoancial; Statement. ._,. The Premier is busy preparing the. Financial' Statement^ which- he is to ,,make owing to the 'unfortunate i illness of , the ..Treasurer, Mr. See Sir George Dibbs; is never happy, unless he is' 'dealing-. - with figures^ and the prospect of delivering the budget speech is , apparently a source of much gratification to him. Sir George says he thinks he will be able to snow that' the eolony is not in such a bad state as some people imagine, thanks to the good manage ment of the Government and the strfinuous retrenchment policy which |ias beeh persued, and which is to be further carried out. Sir George promises a . satisfactory ..surprise. For one thing, he proposes to show, that the colony can live within its iiicome. This, will be. an announcer nient as surprising as. gratify ing.
A BIG BULLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
| ^^?'-?nrm'fA--Big:'Bullock..-' ?' ':i-.?v.-.. ?i 0& I iim'.. fm i ':'( '? '..'?'/? ; ' . , i!A| description io£! the , ' Jumbo ' of oxen, which is , being .shown at the Chfeago (Eixhibition, is given in the Iowa Homestead. The animal , Vhlpli jig.a shokhofh, about 6^ years ? old, weighs about 34cwt and is' ex Dect'ed'»to.:weisjh 3 7c wt before the summer. His height is 6fr 4in :,;: ^irth'',' lift' 4m1 ; depthfrom top of .shoulder ;to :.t)qttQna, of brisket 4ft 11 in- ji.-j length, head to rump, , 12ft '?-iiii^;-1 width ^across the hips, 2ft 9in'. Thiis im'mense'ox'ls^ said to, be re-, anarkably well proportioned.; His x) wner:is Mr. ? M.'Mi.llan,' of ' Atlanta, Iowa, -who ichal lenses the; world to ,'sh6wari: ox equartdthis one m-size and weight. r
Changing His Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
. : ., . Changing His Mind. ? ? ^ — A wealthy man who owns a country residence recently became dissatisfied with it, and determined to have another, so he instructed an auctioneer, famous for his descriptive powers, to advertise it in the. papers for private sale, but to conceal the location, telling purchasers to apply at his office. In a few days the gentleman happened to see the ad vertisement, was pleased with the account of the place and showed it to his wife, and the two concluded, that it was just what they, wanted, '.uid that they would secure it at once So he went to the office of the auctioneer and told him that the place he had advertised was such a one as he desired, and he would purchase it. Tlie auctioneer burst into a laugh, and told him that that was the description of his own house where he was then living. He read the ; advertisement again, cogitated' over the,, 'grassy slopes,' ' beautiful vistas,' ' smooth lawn/ &c, arid , cbroke out, 'Is it possible ? We...
A Lovely Bunch. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
A Lovely Bunch. J Mr. 'CpLEMAiJ, our local fruiteVer, fh. as hanging in his window a . bunch of oranges which would certainly r take a prize atany exhibition. The bunch comprises nino oranges of equal size,and each measuring eleve clinches in diameter. It was grown in Mr. Coleman's own garden, and is an evidence of the perfection to which: that fruit Will grow in the district. There is probably no, part of New Sout Wales better adapted to fr.uit ^rowing than this district, and of late years large quantities of fruit trees have been planted which will in due time yield a handsome re turn.-^ Parres Independent ;
Orange A. and P. Society. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 14 October 1893
Orange. A. and P. Society^. , This ,S.o'cistjyj announces that; ?'the ' : next annual show will be. hi^ld about ''' the latter end of March, iSM.: The, object of the1 society,- no doubtyinli ?' fixing: the.date so early is1 to 'a'void ?? clashing with the fixtures of.kin^ired ' J; associations; in; the Western district-.) This 'same ? old beaten course has been tollowed foi 'years,' but'the^f. committee of management, for some unexplained reason, has not beep in ,. the habit; of meeting to arrange the details until' a few weeks before thev show date. This, to. say the. least V about it, .appears, a; very , loose/ ar riihgemeiit, not by any means ; con? ? d:U'cive'. to1 the success of our show*;1 the exhibits at. which have ^hfever : been . as ) lumerou s/ or oif that charac ter, for a rich .agricultural district : like (Grange, they should have been. 'One of the .secrets of the wondeffuL success of the Bathurst shows is the . . , ' fact that ''tne.. committee meets' at regular inter...
Reid on Dibbs. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 21 October 1893
Reid on Dibbs. ^ ? — — ? ? ' When one studies the political eccentricities of the Premier,' said Mr. Reid, ' it seems impossible to account- tor iv until it is remem bered what may be the demoralis inp; effect of turning somersaults upon great political principles. The once sterling champion of free trade cannot suddenly turn his back upon his principles and his political allies, and don the uniform of the enemy, without some unhappy re tribution falling upon him. One ? can imagine his feelings of despair at the sorry investment which his apostasy has created for him. He might have been one of the honored champions of freetrade, but he has not now even the consolation of success for the. tergiversation of a lifetime. There is only one con genial sphere for him where he might still figure to great advantage, and that is in the Legislative Council.'
No title [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 21 October 1893
Neil Andersen, a Swede, who; had just arrived from Brisbane, was robbed of £400 in Sydnev on Monday, by the. aid of the ''confidence trick.' Mr. Kidd intends to bring the Liquor Traffic Local Option Bill on in the Assembly as early as possible. ???'???? A party -of prospectors have reported to the warden at Forbes that they have dis covored payable gold at. Scrubby Plain, near Forbes^ A mass meeting in Hyde Park, London, . on Sunday, to express sympathy, with .-?.the. miners on strike, was^attended by 106,000 people. ??':-;^}'Muf. .1--, i':-'ti--0 : '';.
Postal Information. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Express and Western District Advertiser — 21 October 1893
Postal Information. ? -*? ? . ? .... - . -''-.?? Mails dioae at the Molong Pokt Office as under:— '-. .Sydney, Colonial, Intercolonial, &c, daily (Sun* day, excepted), 5.45 p.m. ; Letters with a late fee of 2d. may be posted till 6 p.rri; Garra, daily (Sunday excepted) at 7.30 a.m. Manildra, Meranburn, Atheys, Porcupine Gap Bumberry, Bindogundra, Kamandra. Parkes and Forbes , daily .(Sunday excepted) at 7.£- a.m. *'?' Oumnock, Teoval, Obley, Tuesday, Thursday, 'and Saturday, at 7.30 a.m. Dilga, Tuesday and Saturday, 7.30 a.m. ' Cundumbul, Tuesday and Saturday, at 7.30 a.m. Boomey and Warne, Tuesday,- Thursday, and Sat urday at v.du a.m. ; 1/etters with a late fee of 2d. may be posted till 8 p.m. Mails arrive at the Post Office, Molong, and are- : ready for delivery as under : — Sydney, Colonial, Intercolonial, &c, daily Sun* day ercepted) at 9 a.m. Garra, daily (Sunday excepted) at 11.15 a.m. Manildra, Meranburn, Porcupine . Gap, Bumberry, Bindogundra, 'Kamandraj Par...