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Gregra-Cowra Railway Survey. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Gregra-Cowra Rail ? : ; J? ' * way Survey. ; ; ; ? About nine months ago, under instruc tions from the ' powers thatfbe,'' Colonel. Parrott and hiq fetaff of five men arrived to commehce the survey of the railway route from Gregra to Cowra — a distance of but 88 miles. A late report states that the Colonel Surveyor had completed 20 miles and iu UU^D a VI llUlOUAUg IUU VVUI& ill a few months hence — or in other words he firmly believed that he could get over the 88 miles in the 12 months. A later report, however, has been re ceived, viz., that Colonel Parrott bad received instructions to discontinue work immediately and proceed to Sydney, and. to forward his staff to another scene of labor. Immediately on this news becoming known, tbe Canowindra Railway League wired to the Colonial Treasurer and also to Dr. ttoss, M.L.A., as follows : — ' Re rail way survey Gregra to Cowra. Colonel irifnrmod mo that, ho hao Vioon recalled to Sydney at once- prior to completing the survey. To ...
SYDNEY QUOTATIONS. SYDNEY, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
SYDNEY QUOTATIONS. Sydney, Thursday. Wheat, 4/4 to 4/5 per bushel Chickwheat, 4/3 to 4/4 per bushel Maize. 5s per bushel Oats, 3/3 to 3/8 Barley, 3/10 to 4/6 Bran, and pollard, 1/4 Straw, £2 10s to £3 10s Chaff, £6 5s to £6 10s, medium £5 10s Lucerne, £8 to £8 5s Potatoes, £5 to £7 15s Eggs, 1/ to 1/2 Butter, 1/3 to 1/5.
Auctioneers' Reports. S. D. Bennett & Co., Molong. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Auctioneers' Reports. D. Bennett & Co., Molong, Report having sold at satisfactory prices, On account Mr. C. Williamson. — 750 acres of land at Finch's Flat to Hoolahan Brothers at £4 5s per acre. On account of Mr. White.— 100 tons of hay to B. J. Lee at £5 12s 6d per ton ; 150 tons of hay and chaff to various buy ers at £5 10s to £6 5s per ton. On account Mr. R. Bradley.— 845 bags of wheat to O'Brien Brothers at 4s 6d per bag. On account of Mr. J. Black. — 100 bags wheat to J. Dawson. On account of Mr. J. ,F, Wynne.— 100 bags wheat to C. Newcomb. On account of Mr. McFarlane. — 11 tons chaff to H. S. Carr £5 10s to £6 5s. On account Mr. D. Williamson. — The thoroughbred mare, ' Rock Lilly,' (sister to Bock Rose) to Captain Smith. Qri account Mr. J. McGQwan,-«U83 ewes, to W.Cockram, ,On account Mr, J. J. Delaney.— 194 fat wetherS to J. Dawson. On account Mr. F. E. Churchill,— Draught stallicn to E. Staggs. On acoount Mr- U. Staggs— 988 xbred wethers to O'Brien Brothers. Oh ac...
Urgent Telegrams. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
; t r^ent Telegrrams. A nbw regalation ; oame into force yesterday (Tuesday) at the a Molong offiod,.And tbcoaghoat the Oommon wealthwithregard.to 'urgent ' tel^ratns. Suoh telegt^ms, intended for trtmsmi88ioQ to places within the Gommonwealtb, will be accepted from the pablio on payment ot doable the ordinary fees. ' Urgent telegrams will be transmitted and delivered in preference to «ny other telegrams. When the sender of an ' urgent ' tele gram pays for a reply, he must also pay for words indicating whether. 'the reply is at ' urgent ' or ordinary rates. X-otiblei the. ordinary rate will be charged on aU tel^rams tendered for tran8missipn between the hodrs ; of 8 ^.mi and 9 a.to. to offices where bnsi-. n^s is;tvansacted during those hours. This ' applies also to telegrams on Sundays, Ohristmas Day^ and Good Friday.
Commercial News. MOLONG ARGUS Office, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Commercial News. Molong Absds Office, Friday. ! Wheat, new. 4s ? Flour, £9 10s per ton Bran, £6 10s Pollard, £6 103 per ton Dairy Butter, .Is 5d wholesale ; Is 6d retail Factory Butter, Is- 7d wholesale ; Is 9d retail ' Bacon, 7d wholegale ; lid retail - Eggs, Is 3d wholesale ; Is 5d retail Cheese, Bodalla Is 2d Chaff, £5 wholesale ; 7s retail ' Potatoes, 8s $d to 9s cwt. retail New Maize, 5s wholesale ; 6s retail j
Land Appeal Court. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Land Appeal Conrf. — 0 — At the Land Appeal Court, Sydney, on Tuesday : — L. Kirliy appealed against tbe dis allowance of bis A.C.P. application No. 19J2-8, and C.L. application No. 1902-7, Molong. Mr. Canaway ap peared for respondent, G. F. Proctor, and took tbe objection that his client was not served with a copy of tbe notice of appeal, Proctor being the person to whom the land had been confirmed after second ballot as a homestead selection. The Court sus tained the objection, and dismissed the appeal, allowing respondent £8 8s costs from the deposit on appeal. The balance of tbe deposit was directed to be refunded. L. Eirby's appeal against tbe dis allowance of his A.C.P. application, No. 1902-7, and C.L. No. 1902-8, Molong, was ordered to stand over pending a decision in the Full Court in re Turner v. Donoghue.
Molong Bursary Honor. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
molong Bursary Honor. Numerous letters and verbal messages of congratulation and compliment have been received by Master Roy Alldis and bis father and mother on the distinction of one of the only two possible bursaries for the country dis tricts, far as Victorian and South Australian Borders, oeing won by ' Roy.' Among the letters to band — from Sydney, Orange, Yullundry (2), Loombah (2), &c. — is one from Dr. Ross, M.L.A., who, with other hearty words ofcgood wishes, says ' It is a great honor to him and the dis trict of Molong, and another proof of the valuable services the residents of Molong derive from so able and efficient a Public School teacher as Mr. Bridekirk.' A lady writes from Loombah : — ' We are all proud of you.' In Queensland many of tbe stations are -commencing to shear. In some instances the sheep are in a terribly low state; ?Mr. Henry Copeland has denied the rumour that New South Wales intends borrowlijyg £8,000,000. ' Jaui^ Earlo, 16 years of age, was; ...
Orange Pips. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Orange Pips. ?? 'O- ? [Fbom oub own Correspondent.] I Mrs. Henry Schmidt, of Euchareena, died in the Orange Hospital on Wed nesday afternoon from peritonitis. The remains of deceased, who leaves a husband and three children, were taken to Euchareena for interment. .Two residents of' Orange have re cently had to undergo operations for cancer. One had a portion of his lip removed, while the other, a young woman, has had both her breasts operated on for the same complaint. Why cancer should be so prevalent no one exactly knows, but a noted English medical man attributes many cases to the sufferers absorbing arsenic in medicine or other forms. Mr. G.M. Hunt, of the Commercial Bank (late of Molong) has been trans* ferred to Lismore. Table tennis is all the rage here, a tournament promoted by Mr. and Mrs M. L. Caro in aid of tbe hospital creating great interest just at present. Mr. Hattersley, assistant C.P.S., has passed an examination for pro motion entitling him to a position carrying ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
THANKS. MR' and MRS. J. MULHALL and Family desire to return sincere thanks to Dr. Veeoh and the Matron andNuraes of Molting Hospital for their untiring attention to their late son and brother daring tbe time be was an inmate of that institution. ? . , THANKS. MB. and MRS. J. MULHALL md Family deBire to sincerely thank Messrs. ft. P. Martin (Postmastei) and F. J. E.' Baa (Stationmaster) for their kindness in des patching telegrams after office hours, when occasion warranted in connection with' the illness of their late beloved Bon' and brother. THANKS. MR. and MRS. J. MULHALL and family return sincere thanks to all kind friends for sympathy expressed, floral tributes, tele grams, and letters of condolence in connec tion with the death of their late beloved son and brother.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
MOLONG TENNI8 CLUB. ASOCIAL will be held in the School of Arts on TUESDAY, 5th August. PING-PONG and DANCING. Tickets : Double 4a, Gentlemen 3s, Ladies 2s. * A. S. BRIDEKIRK, Hon. Sec. PAHKfcd_dHuW I 131D M l«l flDSDST. 13- ENTRIES CLOSE 6th AUGUST. Special Holiday Excursion Tickets issaed from Bathnrst, Dubbo, Cowra, Condobolin, Forbes, MOLONG, and all intermediate stations, commencing on 11th August, avail able for return to 18th August. G. W. SEABORN, Secretary. A HANDICAP Pigeon Match ! Of S15 WILL BE HELD IN Mr. BEITS' PADDOCK, MOLONG, —ON— ' WHY, 30 th 17, « FIEST FBXZE ? £12 10s. SECOND PBIZE ? £2 10s. ~j^j' OMINATIONS with last three perform _L\ ances, pr Gun Club Handicap, to be in the hands of the Promoter on or before 30th July. One Nomination 7s 6d, two Nominations 15s, Stars 7s 6d. The Promoter reserves the right to reject any nomination or to accept nominations on the ground on payment'of additional fee of 2s 0d. Handicaps will range from 21 to 31 yards. Shooting Comme...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
ALL G00D8 ENTERED CHARGED U8UAL PRICE8. * Jt W \ir vL- vL- i m * in Dairy Maid Milk, 7d. PrimeNewDates 3jd lb. Crown Hops, 8|d lb. Hoadley's Busing Sud Jam, 4Jd ^in. ' My Delight 'Jam, 3Jd tin, 3s 3d doz. Fresh Herrings, 6Jd tin. Moir's Herrings in Tomato Sauce, 8Jd. Kippered Herrings, 8Jd. Salmon, 6R ? Candles, 5d. Coffee,lld, 1b 44d, Is 8d. Pickles, splendid line, 6d. Pty's OocoiL Is 3d lb. Tea—Balk Strong£iquor, 8d ; Packet, ? 9d— best value in town. Worcester Sauce, 4d bottle. Oatmeal (Puritan Brand) 71b bag, Is. Tapioca, 2}d. Dark Yankee Doodle Tobacco, 9d per tergeplug.V vAcia.Tartaric, ls6d lb. Lemon PeeL 6£d lb. Arrowroot, 5d lb. Keen's Blue, 8£d lb. Cream Tartar, Is. Baking Powder— Victor, 10£d „ „ Waugh's, Is 4d. Salad Oil, 4id. Castor Oil, 4£d. Kerosene, 150 Test, Water White, 7s case. 3s 6gL tin. Book Salt, £4 7s 6& per ton. Fenolngl wire, No. 8 Steel, £9 17s 6i'ton ParlourChairs, 4s 6d Men's Black Cotton Sox, 2£d pair Ladies' Black Cotton Hose, 3d Children's Bla...
FARMERS RELIEF FUND. Statement of Receipts & Disbursments. Subscriptions. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
[?] [?] [?] Whitehead^ Mrs. F.^Hubbard 2s 6d, H. O^B# 6^^*ar «lSllgite 2s 6dL Wl Whitel^ 2s6d, J. Fahey 2s 6d, G_ tt j. Til brook— Bagshaw & l|^lc|edy by Wreri Murray -^- W. E. raurray ius,u. murray. ius, \*.murray os, J. Gersbach 2s 6d, J. Shean Is, D. MctpWan Is, B. McLaehlan is, P. Fin^anl#, AhChew le^A Aitill Is, P. ' 0 Connor Is,- Joe Mitchell Is, Mrs. Lachlan 2b, J. D. Burridge 2s— Total, £H9fBd. , Collected by J. J. Johnson— W. Saggar 10s, John Johnson 10s. —Total, £1. , Collected by James . Wykes — James ?WvlrenSlfi. G. R. Wvkesfia. J. Pickford 5s, J. Munro, jun 5s, H. J. Wykes 5s, W. B Wykes 5s, J. Wykes 5s, G. Morris 5a, J.T. Wykes2s 6dkMrs. B. Grimson^s €d, Alf Morris 5s, William Wykes 5s, G. Pickford 5s. — Total^ £3 16s. Collected by John White.— D Flanagan 2s 6d, W. Shapland, sen. 2s 6d, W. Shap laui jun. ls^ W. Manson 2s 6d, P. Bergin 2s, E. JFarrell Is, J. McCluekey 2s, T. Farrell 2s 6d, P. Farrell 2s 6d,C. M'Bride 2s 6d; GFitzpatrick 2s 6d, Jas. M-?Mahon 5s, ...
The Redfern Murder. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
The Redfern murder. £200 reward has been offered for the arrest of tbe tw6 men who fired at and killed Constable Guilfoyle and wounded Constable Malier at Redder n. Descriptions of offenders :--lst. About 58 years of aee, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, medium build, broad shoulders, pale complexion, brown hair, dark moustache only, dark eyes ; wore a black suit and hard felt hat. 2nd. About 25 years of :;ge, 5 feet 8 or 10 inches high, slight build, fair com plexion, fair moustache ; wore a light suit and soft felt hat.
Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Wedding. A quiet wedding was celebrated on Monday afternoon last, when Mr. James Johnston, of Dilga Station, near Cumnock, and Miss Alice Vale Leathern, eldest daughter of the late Henry Vale Leathern, proprietor and editor of the ' Molong Express,' were united in wedlock. Tbe ceremony was Derformed at the residence of the bride's mother, by the Rev. J. Alldis, in the presence of the family and was of tbe quietest possible description. Tbe bride was the recipient of numerous wedding presents from friends in this district and other places in tbe State. After the ceremony was over Mr. and Mrs. Johnston left for their future home at Dilga. The Argus offers congratulations lo tbe newly-wedded couple, and trusts that their future career will be a happy and prosperous one. In many ways Mrs. Johnston will be missed in Molong. She was a first-rate organiser, and on numerous occasions took a leading part in connection with tbe Refresh ment Tent at Sports gatherings. As secretary oi inese ' m...
Telegraph Construction. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Telegraph Construction. — o — The Postmaster - General has ac quainted members of tbe conditions under which cash deposits are to be made by country people who wish to have telephone communication. The conditions are as follows : — Under the ^U)OU ^UOIlUlU^U CJOVCLU OVJ U (J 1 j. «. ing a telegraph or telephone line have to deposit with the Postmaster-General a sum. equal to two-thirds of the cost of constructing tbe line and supplying the instruments, plus the cost of operating tbeXsame for a period of five years and subject to the following conditions namely : 1 the amount so deposited to be placed to the credit of the Postmaster-General in the Govern ment Savings Bank, and tbe Post master - General to have power to withdraw at tbe end of each complete year a sum equal to tbe difference between (a) telegraph or telephone revenue derived from such line during that year, and (b) one-fifth of two tbirds of tbe cost of constructing tbe line, plus tbe total cost of operating for such y...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
WANTED to place a Lad, 18 years of age, on a Farm or Station ; bas had 12 months' experience. Apply S * C/o. Molong Argus. PIGEONS WANTED. WJ ANTED at once, 200 Pairs Pigeon s VY Apply J.HEFFERNAN, Molong. IMPOUNDED at Molong, on 14th July, 1902, from Larras Lake, by Jns. *jeet Esq. ;sdui due at date, of notice, 7s ?6d;— Bay dietinot brand, broken,.*|jed, t# not released, will be aolOit; this P&utmfl at noon on the 7th August, I9p$.
Proceeds of Sports, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Proceeds of Sports, &c. Gates at Sports, Concert, and Trophies ran off at Sports ... 23 5 9 Singer Sewing Machine ? 21 6 0 Banjo (raffled) ? 2 11 0 Shooting Gallfery ? ... 0 2 6 Dance ? ? 1 2 0 Booth ... - ? 0 10 0 Trophies not competed for (sold by auction) — Smoker's Companion ? 1.9 0 Washing Machine ? ? ... 116 0 /I ? OOo niffn O1o 0 ft fi V/IUH; Ui IT1UC MO, ' v HandbMfl 4s, Clock 7s... ... ... 0 11 0 Pickle Jar 6s, Brooch 13s ? 0 19 0 £55 15 0 Trophies presenter! for Sports have already been advertised. Total Subscriptions, &c. 140 0 4 taAww ?' = ? u 9 4
Religious Memoranda. ANGLICAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 25 July 1902
Religions ftlemorahtia. ' ANGLICAN CHURCH: MoiiOKo — 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays in tbe month at 7.80 p.m. 2nd (hc) and 4th Sun days at 11 and 7.30 Yullundry— 1st Sunday In each month at 11 a.m. Cumnock— 1st Sunday in each month at 3 p.m., and Sch Sunday at 11 a.m. (bo) Amaroo — 1st and 3rd Sundays at 3, also 4th Sunday of alternate months at 3 Garra — 2nd and 4th Sundavs each month at 3, and also in moonlight season at 7.30 Beri— 3rd Sanday in each month at 3 Euchareena third Sunday in each month at 11 , | Obley— 4th Sunday in January, March i May, July, September and November at 10.30 vBalderodgery— Same days as Obley at 3 J. Alldis.