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M.R. Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
91. R. Rifle Club. A meeting of the Mounted Rifles Rifle Club was held on Saturday evening when it was decided to hold a day's shooting for Club prizes amounting to £5 on 9th August (Coronation Day) ; shooting to commence at 1 o'clock sharp. Farrier-Sergeant Cady, Lance-Corporal | Quinn and Trooper J. Leathern were ap pointed handicappers for the present quarter. A number of valuable trophies have been received and will be shot for at an early date. HANDICAPS For September quarter. Scores, with handicap, limited to GO points Captain Claude Smith ? scr. S.S.M. D. Ball ? scr. Farrier-Sergeant H. Cady... scr. CorporalS. Weekes ? scr. Trooper S. Ball ? scr. Trooper T. Ball ? scr. Saddler Geo. Ball ? 1 point Corporal J. Quinn ? 1 Trooper B. J. Millgate ... 4 Trooper H. Sutton ? 4 Lieutenant M. Dalton ... 5 Trooper H. Williams ? b Trooper E. V. Silk ? 5 Trooper H. Woolbank ... 5 Trooper W. Wilson ? 6 Trooper H. Garlick ? 6 Trooper Ern. Silk ? 6 Corporal J. Neville ? G Trooper W. C. 'Willi...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Oat of 1109 candidates who sat for tbe jonior public * examination last month, 724 passed, 100 having quali fied for matriculation. It is feared a big struggle is impend ing between pastoralists and shearers. Tbe former intend to fight tbe matter nnt Branches of the Farmers' and Settlers' Association are protesting against the conversion of expired pastoral leases into improvement leases without old settlers having an opportunity of extending their areas. We understand that tbe Singer Co. h88 received an order from tbe Imperial Government for 100,000 sewing machines, to replace those destroyed in South Africa during the War. This speaks volumes as to the worth of tbe popular Singer sewing machines. George Reid is said tq.' Be the heaviest politician in tbe world, for his inches. Also the boss funny man of the political world; ' What, sir, you take me for one who can be bribed'? You insult my sense of bonor— but in case I really were such a man, how much would you give me ?' The drou...
Cumnock P. A. & H. Association. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] ANNUAL MEETING. ' , Jwe annual general meeting of Cumnock -- A. & H. Association was held in Mr Hall onSaturday afternoon. Mr. »« r. lleynolde presided, and among those -PrMfent we noticed Messrs. William Black, .Joim Bruce, John Leary, A. H. Oldham, 4v ,r ?J^cPonn®H- W. T. Sherringham, Abel Briiton J. E. Marston, William Sherringham, C. ? Miller, William Job, senior, S. Grimson, auinor, George Hopper, C. M. Ireland, R. A- Finch, jE. A.- Neville, J. McCormack, W.Raphael, Sage Bruce, Jas. Leary, N. J- Muler, J. Balfe and the Secretary (Mr. ? w. L. KorsV MINUTES. Minutes of last annual meeting were read and confirmed. ANNUAL RErORT. ^ 7 The annual report for the year ending 26th - , . July, 1902, was read as follows '? Gentlemen, — At tbe termination of your Committee's work for the present year, a peruBal of the Balance Sheet will show that, notwithstanding the disastrous season we have been and are still passing through, tbe general progress has been very satisfactory. '...
Toogong Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
?' Toogong: Wotes. [From oor own^Corresponjdeot.I ? I bave not sent along any^^r^f ro m here lately, for the reaso^^H^there was none worth heraldin^^^^^ever, things are looking, a little ilfc^ter at present. Since my -last 'commnnica tion we have experienced a rainfaU.of one inch, also sundry light ahowsrs, and the country has, in consequence, changed its coat from a dark febwa to alight green. T^b wheat brbpe are coming on well, and if we get any thing like a fair Spring a good ^harvest is assured, as the growing bap^bilities of tbe soil in this district is not to be BurpassiBd. Grass is sprincipg nicelv. and sheep can get ?»-$«!&? although it is too short for laiso stock. We want a good fall of run to flood the creeks and tben we will have a good time for a month pjr ao. We w^e all pleased to leam that Dr. Eon is improving in ti@cclJbiiV- , don't' want to lose our '|-^d old member. - ? , v Mining matters are very ,buibt-in ?^is.ibcality. shut down, and R. BalincT an4J^tty,...
ON DIT: [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
oisr dit: That imitation is the sincereBt form of flattery. That the above par. has the ring of local significance. . |s That between two evils some men ' , choose both. That a service of song, 41 Eva,' will Q occupy Cumnock's attention on Wednes- J? day evening, 20th instant. *4 That Mr. ' Alf Finch, late of Cum- ? nock, is doing well over in South Africa. TKnl lm Vine r»nor1 frvMn fho 'Armtr aud has been appointed manager of a Government dairy farm near Pretoria. . That several aspirants have their eye on the Cumnock Show secretaryship. That several accidents have occurred owing to the dangerous state of Bridge water crossing. That teamsters now want to know who is responsible for damages caused through such accidents. That Coronation Day will be celebrated in Molong by a day's rifle shooting and a tennis match. That the fact that all men are said to be liars is no doubt the reason so many men take to politics. That fearful daughter occurred at The Shades on Monday— at a hare driv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Beta's Monster Sale! Of Goods which must be cleared, previous to Stock-taking, to make room for Large Purchases ' Of NEW SUMMER GOODS shortly coming forward. | Bflfexi'fs Suits*. OVERCOATS. MEN'S COATS. Sale Price. Usual Price. Sale Price. Usual Price. Sale Price. Usual Price. MEN'S SUITS 20 0 30 0 18 6 18 6 9 0 14 6 17 6 25 0 29 6 40 0 11 0 16 6 * 17 6 21 6 22 6 30 0 9 O 15 6 19 6 23 6 27 6 86 6 7 9 11 6 „ „ 80 0 45 0 27 0 85 6 12 6 19 6 89 0 60 0 ' 18 6 24 6 9 6 15 6 Panamatta Tweed Trousers. « « tit Reefer jackets. Sale Price. Usual Price. ' ' ' 2 Sale Price. Oeaal Price. 4 6 5 6 28 6 87 6 3 6 5 9 j 6 0 7 6 Men's Regatta Shirts. Men's Helmet Hats. 8 6 10 6 Sale Price Usual Price. Sale Price. Usual Price. 10 6 12 6 2 6 5 9 1 *6 7 6 j men's Undershirts. MEN'S SWEATERS. MEN'S FELT HATS. ' Sale Price. Usual Price. Sale Price. Usual Price. Sale Price. Usual Price 20 30 2 9 48 10 56, 18 26 80 59 2 6 46 14 19 30 46 60 8- 6 *?£ 'J 2 J LADIES' UNDER VESTS. J J ''2 2 ? 10 T e SaVT ? I 10 e...
Molong's Member. OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Molong's Member. OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. Dr. Ross, M.P., has banded us' tbe following letters for publication : — OBEGBA-COWBA BAILWAY. Public Works Department, Sydney, 24 th July, 1902. — Sir, — In reply to your letter of the 14th instant, for warding a telegram you have received from Mr. J. J. Finn, secretary of the Railway League, Canowindra, having reference to the survey of the proposed line of railway from Gregra to Cano windra, I have the honor to inform you that Mr. Surveyor Wells has been instructed to take up_ tbe work in lieu of Colonel Parrott, and it is expected that it will be proceeded with with more expedition.— J. Davis, Under Secretary. : MANILDRA SCHOOL OF ABTS. Department of j^ands, Sydney, 23rd July, 1902. — Sir, — Referring to your letter of the 14tu instant, enclosing a communication from Mr. H. G. Hanks, secretary to the Trustees of the Manil dra Mechanic's Institute (School of Arts) site, urging tbe issue of Deed of Grant for the land, I am directed by the ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] ^ Half-yearly j^ting spf the Dairy -.- ? ' 8tDrea;j^' ^ to nighi in, the newjmilitai^ Ball. ' iCA^PBEli^llnejf ' Five Medals , la alipfob^U%' $bv. H.H, Yal&. late of MoiongvjWiil-leave Carcoar for Rylstone, haviog^fected an exchange with tAe E6v^^y-!VidBl. ' i : Mr. John-B^peiuco^s his brother kr. Geoi^e^&^|a8;_P-it;rop of the Cumnbck^Sat^^a; ^sopfotion. . Both geiatlemen hlSve^iihe of Cumnock and it's Assobi&tion at heart. By the way, Mrv Sage Br^ce topped tbe poll in the ballot Jor eight Com mitteemen; The: Brace tamily jare deservedly respected. - ^ Mr. B. P. Reynolds has been re elected President, and Mr. A. J. Finch Treasurer, both appointments being jopularandunopposea. Inlbe two Vice-Presidents— -Messrs ? William 'Blackand H. J. 'i'oung— the Association haVe- two sterling enthusiasts. - jCondobolin Lachlane-eB has just, celebrated its seventh- anniversary. Nextmonth will also complete' seven years since the first issue of Molong Aboub. A football m...
Bowan Park. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] [From our own Correspondent.] A mekting of the Committee of Bowan Park P. and A. Associatibu was held on Saturday evening, when it was decided to abandon the holding of a Show this year on account , of the drought and consequent bad times. Some of the wheat crops are just appearing above ground, while several of the farmers urn atill Aniraroil Row ing in the hope that we may get a good Spring. Stock are in very weab condition about here, and some owners have lost' heavily, notably Mr. H. Green and Mrs. O'Neil, senior.
School of Arts. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Softool of Arts. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting °f the Molong School of Arte was hdd on Friday evening, Mr. Jb . J. E. Bu presiding. The minutes bf the previous meeting were read and confirmed. , ANNUAL REPORT. Annual Report of the Committee Molong School of Arts for the year ending 30th June, 1902. ' Ladies and Gentlemen,— Your Committee in relinquishing office have pleasure in aunouQoiBg wieir report and Jialance-Bbeet for the financial year ending 30th June, 1902. ' The Treasurer's statement will be read to you this evening. Prom it you will observe that the receipts for the past financial year amount to £179 11 9d, as against £178 19s 4d of the previous year, being an increase of 128 5d. ' There has been a marked improvement in tbe membership roll during the season. There are 90 members good on the books as against 49 on the roll last year. ' The retiring Committee have passed the sum of £5 for purchase of new books for the Library, which Bhould Boon be delivered. There have...
How Do You Say Ping-Pong? [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
How Do Viin Say Ping* JPoiiy? Have yon listened to players anfl spectators voicing the name? Note the different ways different people have of eaying the two syllables. The man who believes in getting most out of the present saye ' ' JPING-pong.' but that man who spurns the; joys of the present in yearning for distant pleaqpres says ' Ping-PONG. ' He who 8avs ' Pimr-nonc' ' ir tlwdiii. compromising: pereon who. npret wishes to be. deemed an , enthusiast. Jn marked contrast with him is the man who gets his best things distri buted fairly ; note how he eMltims ' P-I-N-G-P-O-N-G,' wad rest assured be can 'be trusted to enjoy himself ftom soup to dessert. Lastly, the pessi mist is betrayed 1-y his ' Ping.pong,' and the optimist, the man who'll get brightness, even if he has to strike a vester, says ' Ping-pontr.'
Paying other People's Rates. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Paying oilier People's j Rates. | To. pay municipal rates' on one's own -property is a sufficient burden for most people, but when it comes to paying 20 years' rates on property you have never owned the thing gets beyond a joke. This circum stance was evidenced at the Rock dale Council's last meeting, when a resident of J unee wrote asking for a rebate of £5 10s, the amount paid by him as rates on land in Scar oorougn wara. ue Knew tnai ne owned some land in Sydney, the municipal locality of which was neither here nor there to him, and after pay ing 20 years' rates be discovered the land to be.8itua.ted at Belmore, miles beyond the .Rockdale boundary. Tbe council decided to inform tbe appellant that his acceptance of tbe rates notices year after ^year prevented them from charging the owherof tbe land, and wi^ile they felt deeply sorry for him,, ^oti!i|a j^piSly ' trc-fer him to the owner ior^|^e|oiioji-;
Advance Cumnock! WILLIAM BLACK'S NEW STORES. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Advance Cumnock 1 WILLIAM BLACK'S NEW ST0&S8. While at Cumnock oh Satnrdaw our representative had the pleasure of be ing shown over Mr. William Blab's new stores, recently , ereoted pn a central allotment adjoining :Hu Jfot Office. TheAimldiMiB^ one, the upper floor toeing used )»8 a store-room,;: ? Ben^th^e£od^^^-i' modious oircu|iiy cellarfprtheitorage of hutt^,^^^lw6»j^ ing from the street door jthe at once caflgbt by elabwate ' fixings/' in the form . of ^perjpendicnliBc' -ynd horizontal; show-cases running thfr whole length of the store. aa.l ihrnngh the glass the 4ne display of flgfltpp -? plated ware, &c., ie j||lmost Well-filled shelves set off tbe*52wM appea&nee to a nju^ and morenp-tO'dftte aspect u glveh Wlha latest patented cash rai! wuys ronnapg from the several counters itf the ,»a^. ing and checking office. The whieh a «bird^ , wbolesurrouedinga iaobtained.itn elalior^y-fitted^ ^ other at the. rekr of JulSini^ft is a veritable tteat to be ^iown...
Land Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Land Settlement. — o — The Lands Department's of N.S.W. report shows 18,531 Crown tenants, occupying 16,175,747 acres, and liable for an annual rental of £327,747. At the end of last year 2061 settlers were in arrears of rent to the extent of £23,575. During tbe year 1159 new selectors took up 1,094,086 acres.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
? Professional. . Veech, CORNER GIDLEY & EIDDLE STREETS, May be consulted as follows: V 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. ' Sundays and Holidays from 10 to 11 &.m.' Visits Cumnock Every Monday, and may be consulted from 2 to 3 p.m. sharp. .. Visits Cudal Every Friday, HAnd may be consulted from 2 to 8 p.m. sharp. Br. James Keiacli, M.B., Ch.M., Ed. BANK-STREET, MOLONG, Has succeeded to the practice lately carried on by Dr. Lamb. ? / Hodes : Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9 to 11 a.m.; and 2 to 3 p.m. Every Evening 7 to 9 p.m. Dr. Reiach will attend at his own waiting and Consulting Rooms, CUDAL at 11a.m. Every Monday, — AMD — CUMNOCK at 11 a.m. Every Thursday. Government Vaccinator. VACCINATIONS performed free of charge by appointment and request of the Government. ! M. L. Caro, R.D.S., ' Dentist, Orange, t (Late Levee & Cabo), (Late Assistant to Or. E. P. Magnus, Sydney), WILL VISIT MOLONG — ON — Saturday, August 9, And may be...
Molong Council. TUESDAY, JULY 29. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] I ; TUESDAY, JULY 29. Present : Aldermen J. Black (Major), A. Parker, J. Tilbrook, W. C. Bennett, G. Garlick, E. J. Hamey, and J. McGrpder. Minutes of previous meeting read and confirmed. POEEEBPONDENCE. From Orange Council intimating tbat priqe. of tar was 4d per gallon, and (up to 10 gallons) 6d. From Bathurst Council intimating j tbat price of tar was 6d per gallon up ; | to 5 gallons, 4d from 5 to 20 gallons, and 3d for over 20 gallons. The Mayor said tbat be had in structed tbe Gas Manager to raise tbe price of Molong tar to 6dper gallon. From Municipal Association, stating tbat Twentieth Annual Conference would be held shortly in Sydney, and asking if Council intended renewing subscription to Association and send delegates to Conference. — On the motion of Aid; McGroder, seconded by Aid. Tilbrook, it was decided to renew j subscription to Association. From the Carcoar Council, re Bonus Bill. From Board of Healtb, forwarding forms for quarterly returns. From Forbes Council,...
Sewing Mistresses in Schools. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Sewing nistresses in j ScIhioIs.^_ At r the conference of public school teachers in Sydney last week (says an exchange) the question of teaching sewing in schools came under notice. Amotion was moved to tbe effect tbat school teachers1 wives should Dot be compelled to teach sewing for more than two bours per week. One teacher said : My wife has often to ma frt toaoli oanrinrv nrlion ! 1UVV OUUwl/iO vi/ vcavu od niu^1 ff uou she should be in bed, aud tbe work is Killing to her. Sometimes, instead of ing outside at dinner time smoking my pipe,. I have to wash up the things to allow my wife to get ready to go into school.' A voice : *' What .about tbe servant ?' Tbe Speaker : ' We have no servant, and if we had we have no place to put her ; she would bave to sleep outside. The' wife of a railway stationmaster was not called upon to fix the signals, and a policeman's wife bad not to put the handcuffs on prisoners ; so why should a teacher's wife bave to assist him in his work ? It was a...
Cargo News. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Cargro News. fFBOM oua OWN CoRBESrnwnwv* 1 The local Progress Committee's term of office expires on 6th Ano„8t- when the . annual election wilt take place. ?During the past year the Committee hav'6 done goo.l vrork. . J?inin/ k fracticaliy at. a standsUU MnLh -rece.Ut crushin- sent from MoMahon s claim to C«'ck:* Creek returned loz 16dwts to tli« ton, wbicS is regarded as satisfactory. Other parcels have been sent awav but up to time of writing the ratnm. were not to hand. Tipi°s «*-' » ^ °e cos,» is to be offered at auction this week, founds bad, doesn't it ? w BOS Kev M. Haoley, 0f Molong, Mr. formal M mtoeBtios; oewmonv fcL ' 'ft'.*' «!'? E. Jeaf4 and Mws M. Cain were joined in the hol» bonds of matrimony. ^ A bocwI was beld reoeullj. in aid of M?. Lynn, who has bem- 6fekne™^TheMiff *** te sicKness. , i.he affair waa successful ^.5^T' ne'ed ... ? . ?: :: . ; . I' W./&
Tennis Match. Cumnock v. Yeoval. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Tennis Match. Cumnock v. Yeoval. The return matoh between* Yeoval and Cumnock Tennis Clubs was played at Cumnock last Wednesday and re sulted in a pin -for the latter by 65 games. Mr. John Bowhay was cap tain of the Yeoval team, and Mr. 0. J. Black acted for. Cumndok. The visitors were entertained at dinner at Mr. J. W. McDonnell's Hotel,, and the ladies of Cumnock also provided afternoon tea for the players and their friends. Appended are the scores mixed doubles. G. J. Black and Miss B. Finch v. J Bowhay and Miss Spence.— -6-0 G.J. Black and Mins'.B. Finch v.; a. Edwards and Miss Selby. — 6-2 G.J. Black and Miss B. Finch v. W. Edwards and Miss Edwards. — 6-1 G. J. Black and Miss E. Finch v. F. Bowhay and Mi8s Miller.— 6-0 F. Webb and Miss M. Black v. F Bowhay and Miss Miller.— 6-1 F. Webb and Miss M: Black v. W. Jiidwards and Miss Edwards.— 6-1 WJ* ^ebb/5r4 M. Black v. Al Edwards and Miss Selby,— 4M- F -Webb and Miss M. Black v. J. Bowhay and 3bss Spence.7^6 '? _ A. E. Anderaon wd...