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Wool Report. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] Wikcboombb, Gabson & Co., Jjtimlted, ^ report under date of Jnly 80 ;-«rTbe / London July Sales have closed -iptii prices for merino and fine crossbred fi per oent. above the preHoii series' rates. Ckiajse crossbred declined ^ to 10 per cent.40,0Q0bd^^ ? thequaotityheldover'b^^ ' consist largely of New ZeidcMad ^croes breds. Mean time, the Sydh% market retains its full vigor witb an exoeUent demand for all grad^ of wooli Oor next auction takes plaoebn Atogost 14.
Religious Memoranda. ANGLICAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Religious ItlemoriiiHlii. ANGLICAN CHURCH. Molong— 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays in the month at 7.30 p.m. 2nd (hc) and 4th Sun- | days at 11 and 7.30 Yullundry— 1st Sunday in each month at j 11 a.m. Cumnock— 1st Sunday in each month at 3 p.m., and 5th Sunday at 11 a.m. (hc) Amaroo— 1st and 3rd Sundays at 3, also 4th Sunday of alternate months at 3 Garra— 2nd and 4th Sundays each month at 3, and also in moonlight season at 7.30 Beri — 3rd Sunday in each month at 3 Euchareena third Sunday in each month at 11 Obley— 4th Sunday in January, March May, July, September and November at 10.30 Balderodgery— Same days as Obley at 3 J. Alldib. ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Masses as follow : First Sunday each month, Cudal Second-Sunday in each month, Molong Third Sunday in each month, Cumnock Fourth Sunday in each month, Cargo Fifth Sunday (when occurring) Manildra During the summer months, namely from September to March inclusive, Mass will commence at 10 a.m. From April to August inclusive, Mass will co...
A Former Drought. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
A Fornaer JDroufht. A BEsmENT has received the foliqwilpg letter from the Government Aetrono* mer ' Many tbanks for your letter re tbe old drought. I turiied op ttie records and found that Jtotarini! in 1868 bad only 9 inches 87 poln^B of rain, and the avenge Is 18.26 ; Bathurat bad only 12.47, the average being 24.89. I always had my dowbt of these old ra»rd6, trat yoa ibtva cleared it op. There is one .reeond on the Honter river where the wheat had not germinated in September.'*'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
P5jp^ . ?ll '? :v Large Stock of Plate Ware for Wedding Presents, &c. Razors and Cutlery. ? $ WALTHAM ana ROTHERHAM Lever Watches. Agent for Speedwell Bicyles. ALL SUNDRIES IN STOCK. Try one of my Rlieilllialfc l&fillg* for Rheumatism. 3s each. Silver Lockets, 3s & 4s 6d ^ j Qold Lockets, 10s 6d, ^ ^ Spectacles from Is to 35s. All Latest Designs in Brooches ;iH) GOLD LINKS, an; Design from 12/6 pai Large Stock of Pieitj ChartDsf and Gold Crosses to choose from. y Dress, Engagement, * Wedding & Keeper Rings Cry one of my renowned NICKEL. Watches at 21s. Dever Movement and non- magne- tic. Cases screw together. Qne'year Guarantee. Others at 7s, 10s, 12s 6d, 17s 3d E. BLAOKADDER, JE'WELLEE, nVCOLOnSTGr. Tlie Premier Mills in the West. MILLARand CO'S. Steam Saw Planing and Moulding Mills, Narramine and Bulgandramine. Rough and Dressed Pine on Trucks at Narromine at Lowest Current Hates. PROMPT DESPATCH. t Well milled Timber, Ircliifravt's, Skirtings and M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
W® have every kind of fnrniture lor every kindof komti— irom theBimple, yet artistio, to the most elaborately made kinds. 1 HALL'S BAMBOO DRAWING-BOOM SUITE, pith Silk Plash CaBhionB, OooasioneJ Table. Whatnot, and FJower^tao^to jtnatoh^-8 pieopsfor £6 5 0 HALL'SCOTTAGE'DINiNG-BOOMSUlTEt ^id^li^l^j^iaii /Biu^. : I Dining Table, 6 High-baok Chairs, 1 AraChair.Spring-seated Conch, and Overpuuitel with Bevel Plates, complete . i ? . . . . ; . . , . .. £9 9 0 ? HALL'S jBEDBOOM SUITE, Duchess Chest, with'Glasa attached, Marble-top . ' l Wash-atand, Towel rail. Cane Chair, and Wardrobe, with Plate-glass. * DooranddecipDrawer. . . . .. . , , , , , -t. £7 17 6 HALL'S F0LL SIZ1B: HALF-TE8TER BEDSTEAD, with Brass Foot-rail, Set -* Best Sajpok Bedding, and Triple Wire Mattrass . . .. .. .. £4 17 6 Write for Oar lUastrated Catalogue of 72 Pages and 600 illustrations, , ' * i. It's at the Office of this Paper. . COUNTRY ORDE&S PACKED F|tEE. A. HALL 4 COMPANY, 561 to^567, GEOtlGE^STEipl, ...
How it was Done. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
How it wai l-one. The story of cattle being stolen from Scone and afterwards sold at Muswell brook is similar to a case out Moree way only it was not quite so daring. On that occasion a selector bad tbe privilege of going on a run and select ing cows for milking. Generally be took white ones, but in no time they became red and white, their brands fnlfAri. arid nltimatelv a town butcher got hold of tbem. The squatter^ was a most trusting, amiable fellow, and he never could understand why, at any time he went to tbe selector's, there was always one white wild cow to rope ! He found it out once, but by that time the selector had married bis only daughter, and anything in the shape of reprisals then would have brought disgrace on bis own. So be took his son-in-law into partners, by way of security. I'm not sure that it had effect, however ; but I suppose it bad, because tbe son-in-law ultimately secured tbe station. It was a way tbey had in those days.
Cudal [?] [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] [?] to the Factory* ? ' One'ol. the lessons taught by jfche drought is the part provision fob conservation of fodder w seasons 'of plenty. ... '. . .. The local team of footballers jour neyed to Grange on Saturday and met the Waratah B team. The latter won by 5 points to 3— but then Cudal had^mly ten of their players ana three ' pick-ups.*.' This is Cudal's first defeat in a Competition match this season. They play Luekoow next Saturday at Luoknow when they hope' to have a different tale to tell.
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] 1 See 'alteration in it. Hall & Go's advfc. . a '» Parade of Molong Mounted Eifles to-morrow. 1 * Millthorpe Annual Show on 28rd and 24th September. ' 26S catilewere, slaughtered at the local yards, dating ity&pasfc 12 months. There will jnot he a Show at Bowan Park this year. Prie^ of tar at Molong gasworks increased to sixpence per gallon. Road Superintendent Hope (Orange) is out wun a number or road , con tracts.' \ I.O.N, complains ihat some folk are ver&slow about paying their sanitary i accounts. | At a hare drive at The Shades on Monday 659 hates and rabbits . were destroyed. Mr. John Bruce cautions persons against trespassing in any of the Burgoon paddocks. Young men who want a tailor-made suit are advised by Messrs. Matthews and Bradley to call and interview I their Mr. Moore, who ' fits ' like a glove. Mblong's Mayor believes in foster ing any industry that will develop the country and give employment to its j people. 1 . j Four Canowindra soldi...
Hare Drives. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Hare Drives. — 0 — The most successful hare drive of tbe season was that organised by Messrs. J. Matthews and H. Woolbank, held at The Shades on Monday.' Over 680 hares and a few rabbits were destroyed, the bares (662) being purchased by Mr. H. Woolbank at 2d each and sent to Sydney. Mr. Phil Bowler captained tbe shooters, and Mr. S. Woolbank tbe. drivers. Luncheon was provided at'Mr. Dave Ball's, and needless to j add was highly enjoyed by the hungry hunters. Following are tbe principal tallies — Luke Hughes 63, ,.s Phil Bowler 57, George Ball 57, S. Hillan 86, H. Woolbank 86, W. Wilson , 81, P. Mullball 28, W. O'Brien 28, Cliff MiUgate 28, M. Woolbank 25, E. A. Lowe 26, W. Hayes 24, *R. Webb 20, Tom Hyland 31. A hare and rabbit drive took place on Saturday last at Bowan Park. About 20 shooters and drivers put in an appearance) and a few hundred scalps were obtained. These animals i Bee nbjt so plentiful this year,v the drought no doubt' being responsible i for the diminution in/ t...
Burnbury [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] [FhOM OUB OWN ' (jOBBKSPONDENT. j . Sixteen points of rain fell here on the 23rd, mSong a total of 2 inches 11 points sihcethe 7th July. ' 1 ; Herbage and grass began to7 shoot splendidly, but the severe frosts to which we have oeen subjected lately has seri ously checked its growth. The wheat oops, although they appear to have come up very well, do not seem to progress, but with the approach of warmer days we nave oener nopes. Mr. John Townsend has erected an enclosure for the purpose of yarding, by drives, some of the noxious animals with which this locality is infeBted. So far Mr. Townsend has been most successful in the attempt, many various kinds of rodents being destroyed therein. I hear much adverse comment passed on the new timber regulations, and its effects will be severely felt by a good many,bush workers.
Our Federal Member. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Our Federal Member. — o — ' Quiz,' in the Forbes Gazette, writes : — Tbe elect of Canoblas has been doing some solid good work at the Farmers' Conference in Sydney, and has been instrumental in putting a good many of his fellow delegates on tbe right track for getting what the men on the land really need to help to make them prosperous. Such men are a valuable addition to affairs of this kind and having had practioal experience ' on the land ' as well as in our legislative halls, are a host in themselves, as tbey know the ropes in both spheres. In addition ' Tom ' has a lot of sound sense about him which parliamentary associations has Bignally failed to corrupt, which is no mean thing. Unless 1 am very muoh mistaken the time will come when ' Our Boy ' will be a Minister of the Crown, thereby honoring this dhtriot and those who helped in his entry into political life.
Gazette Notices. LAND DISTRICT OF MOLONG. REVOCATION OF RESERVE FROM LEASE AND LICENSE. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Gazette Notices. LAND DISTBICT OF MOLONG. Ki: VOCATION OK ItESKUVH FltO.M LEASE AND LICENSE. No. 3,809 from lease or license for public school purposes, notified 2nd July, 1887. County of Ashburnham, parish of Terrara, containing, an area of 10 acres, being measured portion 42. K EVOCATION W' TK.MPOKAIiV liESEKVES. No. 2.7/7 for public school purposes, notified 11th December, 1886. County of Ashburnham,. parish of Terrara, contain ing an area of 10 acres, being measured portion 42.
Road Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Boad Tenders. — o — Tenders, endorsed as such, and addressed to the Clerk of Petty Sessions at Forbes, will be received up to noon on Tuesday, 12th August, for works on the following roads Con tract 8/02-03, Canowindra to Eugowra ; 4/02-80, Forbes to Parkes ; 5/02-03 - Forbes to South Condobolin ; 60/02-08, Fbrbes to Marsden ; 9/02-03, Orange to Forbes ; 10/02-03, Forbes to jGroolagong; 1 1/02-03, Parkes to Manildra. Specifications may be seen at Courthouses, Forbes, Parkes, Eugowra and Goolagong, and at jjost office, Manildra.
A Snake by Post. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
A Siifei)b0 l»y Pojit. ?, A. tbbt stbpidj'oke wis played a eoupie days ago % some Melbourne persoOias yetunklfown. Aparoel was pOsted at Jhe Stawell Post-offioe, and as the officials had suspicions owing to its buiky appearance it was decided to opep it aOdex^ioe its contents. Tbe ; offieial doing so got a roost unpleasant kMAiMRA'''JA« fWtt nawnal AAit^oina^ it I 0|U&|^(MW| 1UL , VUO wyuwiuou young brown sneke about 8|ft. long, wbioh lUted its head Us the box was oponed. The parcel was quickly closed again, and the addressee, who resides near the post-office, was: sent for, and the reptile was consigned to the flames and cremated in his presence. An offence of this kind is punishable with seven years' imprisonment.
Fortune's Wheel. A Lucky Speculation. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Fortune's Wheel. —o ? A Lucky Speculation. A bemabkable piece of luck, illustrat ing the vagaries of fortune when happy chance is not anticipated, attended the family of a well-known member of the State Parliament in connection with one of ' Tattersall's ' consultations on the Grand National race meeting. The legislator referred to is Mr. W. W. Davis, member for Bourke, who,' besides floing his duty to otftte as a law-mtypqr, pas ; dis charged $0 the utmost tbe obligations of a colonist of a cpuntry starving for population by rearing a family of 24, sons and daughters of whom any man might well be proud. The other day it was the birthday of one' of the youngest, which of course is not remarkable, for birthdays are pretty frequent in a household of such j patriarchal dimensions; and a thought- j ful uncle delighted the child by pre senting; him with a rocking horse. To youthful minds this present looked a little, invidious, and the youpger members craned their* juvenile necks towards...
Commercial News. SYDNEY MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
[?] ' ;(SYDN^J£^KET. ' VThe New Zealand Loan and Mercantilo , Agency -3o., Ijtd., report ^ Thefe hasbeenasteady demand privately throughout the week at prices which are about -m a par with recent values. The London July sales continue to progrese satisfactorily at unchanged i^t^. tbe market being reported as very , firm for inerinoB, while crossbreds appear to be'in slighfly ; better demand. Marsupial Skins. — The inquiry at this WUBK. O SiUeO AUI WiUiiU W illlU wallaby skim has ooen very Btrong. Swamp wallabies were more in request, and consequently made very high prices. Opossum Skins. — During the past two or three weeks we have continued to indicate that prices for these skins would shortly show a decline, and our anticipa tions in this respect have now been realised, a fall of from 6d to 15d per dozen having taken place. As it is not at all certain how values will rule in the neas future we would again recommend the marketing of all available supplies as early as possible. Shee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
But' we shall not deviate from thegenuine thing for our Surprise I Sukpeise 1 Brand, although the temptation to lower the Quality is great. Oar Strength is as the Strength of Ten because onr Soap is PORE. Of course the price is higher than that of the diluted article, but it is not dearer on that account, any more than halfa crowjn is dearer than a florin, because the value is greater. Ask for the Surprise Brand, and insist upon getting it. Agent for Molong: JAS. HASLAM, Australian Stores. Proprietor. -Breeder, Exhibitor, Importer and Exporter of all the principal varieties of and OVCKS, BETWEEN*) AND 80 IN NUMBER. Prize dinner wltbmostJyall the following Varieties at the Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, \VelllaKt9DudFori-eig51iows. Light and Dark, Brahmas; 'Baff, 'V«^d^e/''a1i'd White Cochins'; Langshan ; Dorking, Brown and White Leghorns ; Black Starfish ; AndaluBian ; Golden and Silver Hamburgs; Polish ; Houdan ; Bantam, - Game, any color; Bantam, rose comb; Orpingtons, Black and Buff an...
Scalping Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 1 August 1902
Scalping Slieep. At Goulburn Quarter Sessions last week, John Strickland, John Sullivan, and Timothy Sullivan were charged with maliciously and cruelly wounding and torturinjg 20 sheep at Phil's Creek on February 4. Accused pleaded not guilty, and were unde fended. The Crown Prosecutor said that the offence was an abominable one, the men being charged with scalping a number of jsbeep while alive. Strickland was travelling a large num ber of sheep from tbe Forbes district, and bad to deliver scalp for each . lost on the way. Some of these sheep were picked up alive, with tbeir' scajpja torn off. The jury returned a y&dtcl '/ of not guilty against Strick^n^|i&d4 John Sullivan, who were ^fscbaib^f^*, and of guilty against Tiinothy'&riUiVaja, - ,? with a reco in mendatiou 5I0 mfc^y^# ; : the ground that he ' intend ? judge fined S«Ui van ? paid.