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Memorial Service. THE LATE MISS GRADE HORTON. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] [?] i«v IIxumS *4n St #bho'« organist, Molong, who kindly weiit* Iaii- i^a^A&binM . villi »a-3 ^4ia v«d j^ih «uo^vwiM9iyU| vuv uuw* vm hymns specially chosen and tbe ifa tional Antbeminview of tbe King's recovery. A ' large attendance of friends juifl!^i]!t^lil8tDg.beigbiipirs: of thedeceased young lady showed thgir earnest regard for tbe departed, and kindly. leelingd for the bereaved. The sermon, by. Bev. J. Alldis, was bearing upon* thp«T*aising of the daughter of Jairus, Especially the 'Words, ' Weep not. She is not dead but slecpeth.' From which it was deduced that Christian teaching and belief held that life is everlasting— not ended, but only suspended from active connection with its earthly dwelling by the aocident of -vde^th. The home bas been left, the state and condition of existence obanged, but the rial and true life continues to all #ho 'live and believe in Sim ' Who ' was dead and is alive for evermore and has the keys of hades and of death,' and Who decla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
1, g- HAIi'flBB^S-Moii]^^D HAj|j!P-,rjESTER^EDsVE&i-, foil size, triple wire |A matllass, and WttrfBeBt KapockBeddfoii; complete..,* ? -.1 fU 17 6 i-,-v * HALL^ BEDBQOM;SUITE, via., Wardrobe with plate-glass door and -deep if d»w«i Dpflhesa Cheatof Drawers, with Glasaattaohed, Marble-top ,.v«whSan&«iip(aS^ m ir e If Hmi'8-DINili*J'BiK-M SUITE, ^ttdi^jfrwid Handsome, . Large- Couch, Pair |;J: , of E^^andSlxOarvedBt^k Cobirg, in bestleather cloth.,.. ? ? £6 10 0 it V. iuu$a**ra m^mMWSbU SUITE, with Rich Silk Plush Cushions, j 1 i; £6 5 0 if: ? ?' « ,»» f , t t- - .. . ?. . I ?,. ^ - 5ra« Gf^ogoe^it*s at the 43Hic6 of this Papeir. A. HALL & GOMPANY, , - 661-to 667j GEOBG&SIBEEOV SYDNEY. ? ' !mI iT Sit PoffB and Tliiak it %er. ^ j , H you require something suitable for a Wedding Present or a Birthday Oift i - or any fancy niok-nack to adorn your home you can get it cheaper at | , J. G. DONALDSON'S. IT DOES NOT MATTER Whal kHiote In tbe Fancy Goods line yo...
Coroner's Inquest. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] [?] MigmMt, V. wa^subse^uently adj ourhed , for w&n t ol r'- maja^ Bo%rit 'Jttjrtti: B&fo* Mpi&nder Irvine^ Falyey, Jatnes Irvine, T- Mylecharaae ajad Olemeot Wron^ i- I am - senior^constable of'ppHce stationedy^t CahO^ndra kne^ deoeased !br the past 2£ years ; he w«us a laborer, epa ployed at Mogong Station, Ciroowm dra district 1 1 last saw him -alive at Caflowindra oa the l6tli instant ; previous to that he w$^ drinking for a fortnight ; be informed ine he was going back* to Mogong as be had arranged to doysome wc^ck for Mr. Carter ; he was a man who wqpld go # out and work hard, then bome into town and drink nntil he had spent his nitbney ; he was a man of drunken habits ; in ray opinron be was about 60 years of age ; I believe him to he a native of England, also that he had been in the British army and navy ; also he, was rec^ving a pension from ohe or the other ; I have been in formed that his relatives are well-to-do in England ; also that his brot...
Cardington. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Cardlngtoii. [Fbom oub own Correspondent.] Since October last only 8£ inches of rain have been recorded here ; tbi6 includes the 22 points registered on Saturday and Sunday. Crops sown oyer ten weeks ago are not yet showing a-bpre ground. -Ther$ will be considerably less under crop f.Vfeia DflQK nminr* fk/t rl in aaAaam. vuao jvimiy vniu^ WQ ULVU^UVJ The country from Larras Lake to the Queensland border is little else than ' a howling wilderness.' Stock are in poor condition, as might be expected, and we have only to thank the mildness of tbe season that stock, are still alive. ' ? , X noticed in your last issue av state ment that the Government had offered £60 in connection with tbe recent Cardington Are. The total reward now stands at £100— £50 offered 'by the Government and £26 each by the ownerorCardiingtonaudth^Mercari tile M utoal Fiie lnsnrance Qdigjtiuiy.
Tit for Tat. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Tit for Tat. — o — A farmer who bad sold a flock 'of sheep to a dealer lent him a dog to drive them a distance of 80 miles, desiring him to give the dog a meal at the journey's end, and tell it to go home. The drover found the dog so useful that be resolved to steal it, and, instead ol sending it back, locked it up. The animal grew sulky, and at last effected its escape. Evidently deeming the drover had no more right to detain the sheep than he had to detain itself, tbe dog went into the field, collected all tbe sheep that had belonged to his master, and drove tbe whole flock home again.
Impoundings. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] Impounded at Molong, on 14th July, from Larras Lake, by James Lee,'Esq,, ho distinct: brand, broken, aged, 15 hanidsV sum due at date of notice 7s 6d. If not released 'will be sold at noon on 7th Aflgust. Impounded at Cargo on 6th July, from Coffee Hill, by John Norris, bay gelding, star, E over K near shoulder, aged, 16 hands ; sum due at date of notice 17s. If not released will be sold on 7tb August. Impounded at Goolagong on 8th July, from Binda, bay gelding, blaze in face, near hind foot white, illegible brand like D near shoulder, about 4 years old, about 14 hands. If not re leased will be sold on 81st July.
It Takes Time— [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
It Takes Time To effect all the' improvements required at tbe local Hospital. To survey railway lines on the Colonel Parrott rate of progress. To find a sounder district than Molong. To even guess at the losses caused by the drought fiend. To read the Argus from page to page. To wonder why people patronise alleged sacred concerts. To find a tenantless house about town. To force a man to see his errors when he appears to be successful. To convince a woman that simpering ways rarely catch manly men. To chasten the antagonist spirit of a woman afflicted with a fad. To bring a man of strong will to a realisation of the rights of others. To make a very young man realise how small an atom he is in the world. To make an impression on . a woman who lives in an atmosphere of selfresteem. To convince a man of the nonsense of thinking himself superior to his station! To show the man of pretensions that merit brings the most substantial reward. To get a woman, to confess that she is wrong in he...
A Wonderful Shot. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
A Wonderful Shot. An exceptionally smart performance for' one so young went down to the credit of ' Parvo ' (Hector Fraser, a 18-year-old son of Mr. J. Fraser, of Melton), at a match of the Melbourne ShootiDg Club. This youngster, who has fairly earned the distinction of champion boy shot of Australia, made a break of 26 kills, 19 pigeons and the balance sparrows, and was only seven times beaten in a course of 46 rounds. A few of bis second barrel shots would have done credit to a Donald Mackin tosh or A. E. Smith. Five of the field of eight for the Moreland Cup were previous winners. The contest was narrowed down till only Mr. Hawkins, a man of large proportions, and tbe nipper, a mere handful, were left, In the shoot off, the lad, in receipt of one yard only, gained a very popular victory. ' Parvo ' handled his father's gun, a Boswell, weighing 71b 14oz charged with Ballistite powder.
Manildra Weir. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Maiiiidra Weir. — o— In the Assembly on Wednesday, the j Minister for Works, in answer to Dr. Ross, said the Department of Works bad informed the'hon. member tbat a weir wap to. be erected at Manildra, butthe work had not been commenced, as the water conservation vote for the year ended, June 80 was exhausted. Tenders for the work wjbald be called as soon as Parliament iiad voted' sup plies. Special provision was not made on last year's estimates for this weir. He was unable to out this and other equally urgept works until supply was grfntpd. by 'Parliament, but he intended toieep his promise as
Illtreating a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
i Illtreating a JBLorse. j At the Molong Police Court on Wednesday last, before Mr. Marriott, Police Magis trate, Robert Thomson appeared on sum mons charged with cruelly, illtreating a horse, to wit, working said animal with a sore back. The/Bench inflicted a fine of 10s, with 4s lOd- costs of Court. The fine was paid. ^
Mrs. "Wally" Smith. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] . ? It will be welcome news to most Molong residents to learn that Mrs. ' Wally ' Smith anjl family intend in \ the nea,rfuture returning from an ex tended visit to England and reside, permantly at Gamboola. Miss Prince andMuje Dorothy Smith are expected to arrive shortly, after which Mrs. Smitbapdvlamily will follow. Gam boola Homestead is being thoroughly renovated for the ' home-coming ' of those who will be sincerely welcomed by tbe whole community.
Red Hill. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] [Fbom oub own 'Oobbbbpowdb^i ihe brought appears fco havb broken up at last m this vdisMctr Friday, so that the repord here for this month is abouti^l^Blg: 1 9=- ' Wheat and grass now look men und^f the fwste onli^w^ff ibun soon nave plenty of sheep feed. Some wheat, sown in April;ias»t, is ahlvtin pearing above groupd now. verjr ***** faa*iog a Berious accident here on . Thursday- wtoefc. Len Gosper, eldest son of Mr/ fiettbBn Gosper, when out, shooting hfca- the third finger of his right hand blown olean off at the that he' was oarrying the gun Id^K bTlbre«a°h-loaaer) 0Ver hiB shoulder with his fingers over the muzde whim one of the barrels explnd^l idoWliue away his finger, but fortunately ^ seriously injuring any bther nbrtion ftf his_band. He was takenHhikk- I^tkes ^ Johnston who^dMgM*rtiift wound, and he is now hon^a^ia ^d the injured limb is It wUrnot intferfere ing, as he^is one ..of ihe young bats and bowlegs lor some tim^, - - '
TENNIS CLUB CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
TENNIS CLUB CONCEBT. The local Tennis Club not being in a very satisfactory financial condition, it was%decidea to hold an entertainment as a means of raising funds. This eventu ated on Wednesday last, but I regret to say; that the financial result will not better the position of the Club much. There was only a small - attendance, no doubt' due to tha tinfsLvnmhla efnfa nf ik. weather Nevertheless, the Hon/ S^!, Mr. T. L. Sullim; deserveB great credit for the splendid programme prepared and successfully presented. „Mr. G. W. Griffith, President of the Club, presided, and at the ? conclusion of 'the entertainment thanked those who had rendered assistance. The following programme was rendered : — Overture, Miss JMinnie Pike; gone, Dreaming as she sleeps,' Miss Goodman ; song, ' Best little woman in tbe world,' Mr. Moreau ; song, ' Flightof ages,' Mrs. Smith (encored) ; recitation, 'The Fire man s Wedding,' Master Waiter Peck song (encored), 'Susie BroWn,' Mr. Wdhams ; song (encored), ...
The Blessing of a Drought. (For the ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
IfrrOUgllt. -.':47r'-'-' — o — . ? / ?v (For the Argus.) Has the drought brought u. blessing ? Undoubtedly it has — not, perhaps, ~ to the people of New South Wales, but to the people of tbe other States of Australia and jflew Zealand it. has been a harvest indeed. Where would be the pastoral and dairying industries . f vt ri '? ? t ri? i i t * i oi new Douiiii waies w--aaj uaa sup plies of fodder not come from outside markets. But why should tbe outside markets be relied upon ? It must be admitted that the fearful consequences of drought tend to exhaust tbe stocks of New South Wales, but why should these stocks so soon be exhausted ? If tbe great drought from which vall are suffering can teach one lesson ; that experience, even at so great a cost, must not be lost. Tbe lesson is this, that New South Wales pastoral ists, agriculturists, and dairy farmers, too, must so fertilise their lands with artificial fertilisers as will enable a binali area under cultivation to carry more stobk...
Cold-blooded Murder by Coiners. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Cold-Moofleil m urder by Coiners. - - O— On Saturday evening, at a compara tively early hour, in a crowded street, j and within ten yards of a street lamp in Redfern, Fir6t-class Constable Denis Guilfoyle, a popular, athletic, and ex perienced officer, was shot twice, and killed, and his companion, Constable \ Mahor. war wiitindad in three places, by two men, evidently mem bers; of a coining gang. Tbe crime was of tbe most cold-blooded and, ap parently, premeditated character, and one of the most regrettable features about it .is that the murderers, after completion of their work, escaped from the scene, and up to the#, ine at which we went to press had not been captured. The two offenders were visiting small grocers' shops in the thickly-popnlated part of - /w%jb|^dKH|i8^ Darlington, ?taking* small ^uibWiws: of matches, lollies, &c., and ^passing counterfeit half-crowns as payment. On the nature or one oi tne coins oeiog iounu, Guilfoyle was informed, and, meeting Maber, wh...
Male Teachers Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Male Teachers Wanted. Teachers (male) being required for the smallest country schools, tbe Public Service Board invite applications for tbe position from unmarried men be tween 20 and 85 years of age. Appli cants will be required to pass a com petitive examination which will be held on Monday, 18tb August next, at the Headquarters of the Inspectors of Schools. The salary for tbe first twelve months will be at the rate of £72 per annum, the position ' being in the Educational Division. Applica tions must be made on forms for the purpose, obtainable at tbe Public Ser vice Board Office, 50 Young Street, , Sydney, or from Inspectors of Schools in country districts, and must reach the undersigned not later than the 6th August; The subjects of Examina tion and also the particulars can' be obtained from the notice in the Government Gazette, or on applica tion' at the above-named office. — By order of the Board J J. W. Holliman, Secretary.
Cargo Road. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Cargo Road. [From our own Correspondent.] Av accident, by means of which a rail way employee named Robert McMiles, a residen|of South Bathurst, sustained a fracture of one of his legs, occurred at the Cargo Boad Sidings about eight miles froui. Oranee. ori Mondav. 'McMiles, who is engaged as a bridge carpenter, was lifting some timber i when he slipped and fell. He was taken to Bathurst in tbe mail train the same night, and thence conveyed by the Railway ambulance to his home, where be was attended to by Dr. Machattie.
Molong Member. Questions in the House THE ORIGIN OF DROUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Member. Questions in the House. THfi OBIGIN OP DROUGHTS. Pb. Boss asked the Colonial Secretary 'jf, seeing the repeated disastrous and alleged cycle droughts that have from time to time affected and retarded the progress and prosperity of the respec tive ^ States, New South Wales in particular, he would take into early and serious consideration the desira bility of , appointing a Royal Com mission, composed of the most able — ? _ 3 . *_« ♦ , -i racuguisea Bcientmc experts ana meteorologists, to inquire into and report on the matter, with tbe view, if possible, of endeavouring to find out the immediate source or origin of droughts, and the best means by which the evil effects thereof in future may be overcome, mitigated, or modi fied. Sir John See said the matter was being considered. BUBONIC PLAGUE. Sir John See. renlvinc to Dr. Boss. Baid he did not consider it desirable to appoint a Royal Commission to inquire into and report on the recent outbreak of bubonic or rat plague in Sydn...