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Future Prospects. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Future Prospects. — o— The revenue of New South Wales for the year ended SQth June has far exceeded all tbe estimates. The excess is chiefly due to returns from the Customs, the ' amount of which has surprised everyone, says 'Palmer's Share List.' It is evident that the general prosperity of the State has been much greater than was sunnosed. This prosperity is no doubt parLly factitious, tbe result of tbe large Government expenditure of borrowed mpney. . But there must be other causes which have not yet been clearly and fully presented to the public. Among these should be reckoned in creased production of many com modities, such as coal, wheat, frozen meat, -butter &c., and improved prices for wool and coal. Tbe .coming year is looked forwarded to with much misgiving, owing to the great destruc tion ,of stock by drought. But it should be remembered that the more serious consequences of the drought' are confined to Queensland and a part of New South Wales. The rest of Austral...
IS DROUN[?] AN EVIL? [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] [?] uml;, dtaBtoc ibo,«vii of r:of^tfie-'$oil 16 ^nires a drought 4o bring* Agricul tuiists to their SBb^es. It is unfor tunate that suoh liatsh; treatment lie . * citlnittist&iices demand aa investigation as to why, .few tp from other states jthe- food for ber starving stock, the result of enquiries muBtbe^taadekpown. Agriculturists ip other States under stand the necessity for highly cultivat ing their lands— those of Now South Wales pretend to understand, but they have not yet mastered the A.B.C. One of the all important factors in farming is that of returning to the soil a portion, if not all, of the ele ments of fertility withdrawn by the crop, otherwise the crop must provl to be disappointing. The most approved method for applying these elements of plant foods is by the use of artificial fertilisers, and where, as in New South Wales, fertilisers are sold cheaper than in any other State of Australia or New Zealand it does appear strange that such fertilisers are onl...
Methodist Circuit. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] [?] [?] fouhane^^ea^^niaksf^el^ranburn and Red Hilllfip fpr thirdSnriclay iiistead of ^ ? . We jus'' arranging special singing for oar Coronation oerriceis.; Jackson's ' Te Deum' will bprenderoliby the Ghoir, and appropriate sermon preached. : 0ttt -Jhoir is alm ^r^ing up a .new Servioe of Song, entitled ' For pother's Sake.' :whibh WiU^bB iUa'skated by; 40. beautif^yco^ounM pictures. This ttniane todiht^stingentertauimentwUl beifeiven in 4iff^eht j»M*t? of th© Ciiicnit in aid of the Parsonage and Gkcuit Funds. Look Idnt f or puticularsi and be prepared for something special. ? ! At the irequest of the Quarterly -Meet- we have decided, to cbndoct -Missions at Garra and OraobuTy during the quarter. We have fbcedon the following dates:— Garra, to comtpence with special week- of prayer on Siinday evening, AuygaBt 10, Miasion Services to begin on following Sunday evening, August 17 ; Crahburv, week of prayer Sunday, 31st- August to Sunday, September Y, whto Mission Services will oeg...
A New Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
A New Paper. ' ? a ? / I ? y ? The ' Peak Hill Express ' is the name of the new paper published at Peak Hill by Mr. A. Miles. It is a new turnout altogether— a new plant, as well as a new proprietor— and is miles ahfftd n I anvthine yet printed at the Peak. The ' Exj^ss,' judging from tbe first issue, should have along run, the wheels being well greased with « standing ' and ' casual ' advertise ments. Anyway, we wish our young brother well.
Commercial News. SYDNEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Commercial News. SYDNEY MARKET. The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd., report : — ' The usual monthly auction sales were held on the 17th instant, and although the cata logues submitted were small, they em braced a capital selection of scoured wools. The attendance of buyers was good, and prices, as compared with rates ruling last month, were unchanged. Cable advices from London regarding the sales now in Ogress in that centre are to the effect merinos have advanced a stage since the opening of the series,* while coarse and medium crossbreds have declined. Wheat.— Locally the ordinary steady consumption of wheat has taken place at unaltered prices. In the country, how ever, several lines on which special reduc tions in railage have been allowed have changed hands for feeding stock at rela tively slightly improved values. Prices may be now quoted at from 4s 4d to 4s 4£d for prime milling, and 4s 2d to 4s 3d for chick wheat and ordinary feeding descriptions. . Flour. — ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
NOTICE. TH£ Columns of the MoLoita Abous are always open lor the publica tion of letters from correspondents writing -in/the interests of the town and district. Of coarse we do not neoeB sarily endorse the opinions expressed by contributors who must, in every instance, forward name and address — not rieoe8Bari)y for publication, but as an evidence of good faith.
Orange Stock Market. SHEEWIN AND HOWARD'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Orange SfcicklVKarlier. S HER WIN AND HoWAKD's RepOBT. Fat Cattle— About 50 yarded, and with the exception of several stall fed cows the quality was only middling. Best beef wdrtb about 35s per lOQlbs. Best cows made £10 10s to £12 18s, bullocks to £8 15s ; about 20 being passed. Store Cattle— About 200 yarded, about 120 being passed. Small steers made from 23s to 903. Fat Sheep — About 100 .yarded. Prime merino wethers (601bs) made 2Qs 8d, others 9s 2d ; lambs - 5s 6d, We cold 25 fats from Cranbury at 9s 2d- Bewes at 6s 8d, and 80 l%tnbs at 5s 6d. Store Sheep — About 4000 yarded, most of which were passed/ . We sold 850 young tqi^ed sheep at 7s, 85 lambs, small, at ,8s 3d, 60 old ewes at 2srBd, 2 rams at 5s eaob. '
Manildra Mems. MOLONG HOSPITAL BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Slaitlldra lems. fFfiOM OUR OWN COBEESPONDENT.] MOLONG HOSPITAL BENEFIT. At the instance of -the resident commit teeman, Mr. J. H. Williams, a meeting was held in the ball on Tuesday evening to make ;arrangeGieots for holding the annual benefit in aid of Molong Hospital. Mr. Williams occupied the chair. After a little discussion it was decided, ba the motion of Miss Westpbalea, Seconded by Mr. James O'Donnell. to orcanise a Social to be held on Wednesday, 20th August. _ [It has. since , been ascer tained that this date dashes with a benefit Bocial to be held at Cudal ; the Manildra date will therefore be altered^ and when arranged I will further advise you.'] Misses Giffen, Westphalen, Pike, EeU-, Miller, Cbiquonani, and Eiach were ap pointed the Ladies' Committee. s Mr. W. J. CarroU was appointed Hon. Treasurer, Mr. E. Pike Hon. Secretary, and Messrs. -J. H. Williams, E. Slosgett, Moreau, O'Donnell, Young, M. Kelly, 'Peck and Eason the Working Committee. The price of tickets was fi...
Parkes-Manildra Road. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Parkei- fflanildra Road. — n — I Db; Ross, has banded us the following letter for publication Public Works 'Department, Sydney, 17th July, 1902.--Sir,— Referring to your letter of the 80th May last, re specting \he state of a portion bf the road from Parkes to Manildra, near Meranburn Railway Station, I have the h'nnnr. hv Hirfip'f.inn nf fchfi MiniRfpr. ' 'J ^ , to inform you that the portion of tbe road referred to is not in the bad con dition represented and that more urgent works will absorb most of the proposed vote for 1902-8. The length in question will, however, be i.kept in trafficable order.— J. Davis, Under Secretary.
LADIES CHURCH AID ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
LADIES CHURCH AID ASSOCIATION. The meetings are held monthly in the Parsonage on first Tuesdays. AU the ladies of the congregation are invited to attend. We are requested to announce that the following ladies representing the country parts , of the Circuit have been added to the Committee, and will give all i particulars re forthcoming Festival and gladly receive donations of fancy or plain sewing or any kind of produce Garra, Miss Annie Packlnnn ; Meranburn, Mrs. Anderson ; Red Hill, Mrs. Smith ; Goam been, Miss Carey ; Cudal, Miss Boaden ; Cranbury, Miss Ethel Nash ; Cargo, Mrs. J. R. Worrall ; Lock wood, Miss Craven ; Shades, Mrs. J. Matthews ; Dilga, Miss Flemming ; Cumnock, Miss Black. Ladies^ willing to assist with sewing can be sup-' plied with material ready cut on applica tion to Mvb. Stephen at the Parsonage, or either of the ladies named above. — Sunhkam. m Printed and published by tbe Proprietor, ROBERT JAMES BAKER, at his Registered Office, Bank Street, Molong, N.S.W. :...
N.S.W. Patriotic Fund: [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
fli.S.W. Patriotic Vaindr The balance sheet of tbe New. South Wales Patriotic Fund (to which' Oolong district contributed in j* liberal manned up to 80th June, has been issued. It shows thi*t After disbursing £21,886 10s in reHeVfLre is a balance to credit of the fund of £88,024 8 s 6d, ' %01 ?- ? ?? ? ? [?]
The Parkes Show. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
'Tli4 _ — n — Ten prize schedule of Parkes P. A. & H. Association — the 81st. exhibition of which is to be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday,* August 18, 14 and 15 next— is most attractive. The rules -&iid regulations leave no ^oubt in the. minds of exhibitors, for tbe committee hpve evidently- been very keen on making things plain. Here are a trio of necessary rules that are included ' Ages of all horses to date from 1st of August.' M No ex hibitor will be allowed to, attach to any of bis exhibits any prize tickets- ot ribbons other than those awarded'at the current show.' ' No obampidn will be awarded to any horse, mare, bull or cow under tbe age of three years, or to any ram or ewe under two-tooth.' The prize money in all classes Is exceptionally liberal. For thorough bred stallion (three years and over) a prize of £7 7s is provided, and for thoroughbred mare £8 8s ; while the inducement in the other classes for bloods is also very good. Trotting stallion and...
Railway Matters. MOLONG TO PEAK HILL [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] ? . ;- ''v: ?-'*:- !'?: - MOLONfl TO PEJVK HILL. iNlMtiBaaeappwMaparagTaphj on theAQthorityofaoorrespondeDt,to 'B. iheJ office* no^engaged surveying the pro posod Ught lino of raUway from ???? MolongfcoPeak Hill, viaCumnbck, thdt ' lihn ivul; nf f.ho lino teoSi: Molong io Gumnook would be ; fcSOOO.f^t jqaile, and from thence to Hill £6000 pte mile. Mr. Hunter, however, denies that lie made snyaupb statement. Tntbeflrst place befcaB4jolaeenonb ob«ia:Gf the pcb-i fW »«»k J»f»nd. Cumnock, there- 1 iofemnouia narqiy oe ao tooiiBD as to «-»ScHr; t ^be oo«rt of iMtpartoftheline. In the ' second j place, Mr. Hunter says oar eorres- j ?g^d^ftitf^dfetiy Hmieand^nitood ; ^^ihajnay hETO SUted in his (ihe oornBspondent'sJhearing, viz., that 1 |fc Jefo^fetong toOnm^ libbk^sHbe oondt^uoM^for £2^00 per tnile upon the route bfe*& on# . surveyjng-r-alQng thelefthand side of Hie ▼^^ ^ JloioDg Greek— whUet ' if the^isnr*£y? were.iaken down the right hand aide oftbe creek the cost] jwaW te ...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] Quarterly Licensing Court will be heldat Mo]ong on Tuesday next. . TheRev. A. Stephenpceacheg next Sunday as under Molobg, 11 a.m., ' Penplexities ';; Garra, at 8 p.m., .^Showers of Blessing V ; Molong at 7-6flL^Jn., ^The Sbul arid its Value.' -;i Wewbuldbeglad to know what our Bbwan Pa*k friends are doing as re g&rds the annual exhibition this year. We have had numerous inquiries fromitendibg exhibitors. - A Yeoyat correspondent sends us along r^jibrtofa dance recently held at : Mir. j£\ Byrne's old residence. As the report is unsigned— a breaoh of good' faith— wecannot publish it. . , .. . A social, under the auspices of the . loca 1 Tennis Club, will be held in the, School of Arcs on Tuesday evening, 5th August, A portion of the evening j will be devoted to ping pong. See | advt. j Mr. A. S. Bridekirk, boo. secretary, is endeavoring to induce tne jjocoonie tennis players to visit Molong on Coronation Day, 9th August. We received too lafe for this week's Aeqds an alter...
GREGRA TO COWRA. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
U GREGRATOCOWRA. ftom ^i^ra to^bwra, via C&nowih- v 4tsndsUU^ Colonel Pirroit^iind' his '? ^p^^^g^Beh^.^^dra^';,ds :i»v pOrted ^jBlsewbere. This mortiing, kiftiBiiMtAii 4ba 1an»n ikaf Tl/tn T^ao ; uwfvfvif rww' icuiu vunv xauu » x uuqi 'Waddlell; Colonial Treasurer, has wind Canowindra Railway League ;to the effect thai he has obtained the * .assurance of the Minister for Works that an officer to replace Colonel . Patrott wili be sent, up to complete tbe survey -without delay.
Wool Report. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Wool Report. — U-— ' Wfnchcombe, Caeson & Co., Ltl., re port, under date of 23rd imtmt There is no diminution in uiiLtcr Ihu de mand or value of wool. Prices continue to rule on the full equivalent of the rates current at our sale last week, at which lOd was the highest price for greasy wool, and 22d for scoured. Our next Auction takes place on 13th August. ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
pf OOBNBB RIDLEY & BIDDLE STBEET8, ? , , May be. consulted as follows: v.. ? 9Km. to lia»m.,2p.m. to 3p.m. and 7 p.m. 'i ------,- . to 8p.m. Sundays and Holidays from 10 to 11 a.m. Visits Cumnock Every Monday, and- may be consulted from 2 to 3 p.m. ? ? ' sharp. Visits Cudal Every Friday, and may be consulted from 2 to 3 p.m. sharp. Dr. James Reiach, M.B., Ch.M., Ed. BANK-STREET, MOLONG, ?Has suooeeded to the practice lately carried on by Dr. Lamb. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9 to lla.m.; and 2 to 3 p.m. Every Evening 7 to 9 p.m. Db. Reiach will attend at' his own waiting and Consulting Booms, CUDAL at II a.m. Every Monday, — AMD— CUMNOCK at 11 a.m. Every Thursday. Government Vaccinator. VACCINATIONS performed fbee of chabob by appointment and request of the Government. M. L. Caro, R.D.S., Dentist, Orange, (Late Lever & Cabo), (Late Assistant to Dr. E. P. Magnus, Sydney), WILL VISIT MOLONG — -ON— Saturday, July 86, And may be Consulted at Stockwell'...