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Marriage of two Natives of Molong. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
Marriage »t two Watives of jfloluiig. — o — Ma. F. A. G. Hull and Miss Mary A. Staines, residents of Molong, were united in wedlock in the town of their birth at St. John's Church on the evening of the lst'instunt. The Rev. J. Alldis solemnised the union, and offered some kindly advice, with best wishes to both parties to the happy event, and suggesting that future well being would much depend upon good use made: of opportunities to promote and secure each other's best interests.
Molong Mounted Rifles. Staff Sergeant-Major Wasson. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
Molong Mounted Rifles. — u— Staff Sergeant-Major Wasson. It is with feelings of greatest pleasure that the Abgds learns of Stafi Sergeant-Major Wasson 's reappoint ment, until further notice, as In structor of Molong Mounted Rifles. Up to the outbreak of the Boer War, the Sergeant held the position of Instructor of both Molong and Forbes Half- Squadrons, and, returning safe and sound, with honors for distin guished service on the battle-field, we now learn that be has been appointed to devote bis whole attention to Molong. Sergeant- Major Hawkey, who succeeded Sergeant Wasson here, will continue to instruct the Forbes men. For Molong and Forbes both to have a military instructor is an honor indeed, and we feel that the guiding hand of Lieutenant-Colonel Claude Smith is here traced to the advantage of both Half-Squadrons. Sergeant Wasson is delighted with the new Military Hall recently erected by the Colonel, and, by the bye, would have been present at Friday night's banquet but for ...
A Trip to Forbes. The Hospital and the Show. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
A 'TjtfpJ to Forbes. -?? The Bbs^ital anfl the Show. .,-\ :--. v [Bv ?' Mbm.'H Jt was a cold morning last Wednes . lay. Still I managed to catch the train fit Molong and boarded the /#*^d^i4Joach5^ '«* daybreak, bound Ior;tbft Forbes Sbow— festivities to / ^bjteii I treat inysfelf once a year. I loolc on Forbes Shb« as being one of the a»flttwj the Western line, land whUe I have never missed the annual ? evens ipr years dbok a save oau suu opportunity pf witnessing the rise ^cliprbgrtssof.this np-tp-date Asso oiktioni adding to its popularity year : .sby^yei^;-But I am -getting ahead of my subject. . , - Paoctaaliy at 6 we rolled out of , Jlflilouif fltatiqp, . and, after creeping along for a few hours found ourselves iJtJ^'PiMsAih The country passed over, / ^ portion, gave one a^air ^dea of the sererity of the Bfiason. 'Everything looked tired and desolate, and moBt of the fields were - : w|b^^B;th« day ^ey were itilfedi; ij(^a\^§^lB^ce 1 Bast year ajb ihiB -4l|p| ^taejafeer, tra*e...
The Dairying Industry. A DIRECTOR'S OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
Tlie Dairying Industry. — \j ? A DIRECTOE'S OPINION. At Saturday's meeting of Molong Dairy Company, a letter was presented from one of the Directors, Mr. C. Miller, J.P., of Cumnock, apologising for his absence owing to ill health. In his characteristic style Mr. Miller deplored his inability to attend the meeting, for fear that some of the shareholders may think that he was afraid to face them. Writes Mr. Miller :- ' There are many who say ' Did I not tell you so— that here in the west butter factories cannot thrive ?' Now instead of the drought proving this, it proves the very opposite. If we get rain this or any future month, three weeks from that rain, if we have any cows left, we will have an income with which to keep the wolf from the door. Can that be said of the wheat-growing industry ? After buying seed and re-sowing you may get a crop in sixteen months — and, mind, you have to risk wet weather, hail, frosts, rust, &c, during that time. And those who are feeding the...
THE LAND ACT. To the Editor of the ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
THE LAND ACT. To the Editor of the Abods. 8m,— Mr. Hall, M.L.A., is moving, through the medium of your valuable paper, to get land thrown open for settlement instead of having it locked up for years under leases. There is a far more important matter than this — indeed this indirectly is included in it — which ought to engage the attention of people in this district. Most of the 0. P. holders took up their land with the right to increase their holdings at any time after they had selected the first portion. But Parliament has broken this part pf the bargain and unblush ingly Bays that it does noi intend to allow the selector or his heirs to carry out that portion of the agreement. If a private person were to try such a seheme, he would be promptly engaged in a Supreme Court action to compel him to allow the agreement to be carried out in its entirety. There are many persons in the Molong district who would be prepared to spend both money and energy in turning waste lands into producti...
Pastoral and Agricultural Societies. To the Editor of the ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
Pastoral and Agricultural Societies. - .' * . -4 ' J. .»?:?'?'? !-S; :'.'¥:. ???'?'? To the Editor of the Aegvs. Sib,— In your report pf the Cumnock P. A. & H. Society one pfitslnembers suggests that more fr^u^at; meetings of -iihip 'So^^^^oMJ&liteli^efd, and th^Vmatters appertaining to the man on ^b0 land^^ ? ^ipb|^p|^':^|5Q^^r.-;'is.v right, but let him try to get ^me members ? to tn^tiOi^uop*l!!]^MlMMJ $e will thSpm#|^tef|ibete^Qcieties ? ? ???4i^liisWwp^*SP^3^*e3^Ppposed :thby]are;*ettainly. means - of vbriciging . a large number of all classes|i6gether, '^Q^ItfiBiiB i weather 4-e snita-li^ &it ^ivin^ the.m a pleasant outing. The Sho|?s I have mentioned iiay be taken its representative of many ' that are held in various parts of the State —some are better, some worse. This being so, I think the Government should not be asked to give a subsidy, but should be advised to withdraw all support from Societies that do not offer substantial educational advant age...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
She Reeomippal£*ifti£*gbtrlaln*x - Cough -;^$ppti V' ? Remedy for a number jpf |reafcs%i|p$ij^re ' W$yi-* *»?#», colds aha' c&%|i?* eTOrusediuiTiiyftmily. tmemte*Ati to£xprej& my confidence to thls1ft«fil£t / ?ftfi^Jlfir sale WWTOSBB&&i CheouslltqloDfi. f^|^^
CHURCH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
CHURCH NEWS, The form and order &t service issued by command of the King and specially ^ arranged by the Bishop to come x within the capabilities of. eOQdty parishes, will be used in the parish ?*! Cudal for next Sunday. At' Cargo and. Cudal special musical arrange ments are being made. At Evensong at the latter place the shoir Hud organ will be reinforced by the addition of - an orchestra. , \J --,»,* ' * '
MOLONG DISTRICT DAIRYING COMPANY. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
^HB^W [?] ???? THfihalf^early general tneetiDgoflhe ' ? above Coi^any^as held iDtb|l%D .' ; ;.H^^|i|^|i^^B^era6oD.'^E^^ - was;npt a large attendance of sbare - '^rJ^^M|M^p©-P*. Beynold|i;|i$f ' sidea, .the other Directors pr^aent being Messrs. F. E. ChurchUl, G. W. Griffi%;B. J. Lee, and G. Packham. Ah fi^lpgy was read from Mr. 0. MillervfDiwctor), owrng to illhealth. Mr. Mitier forwarded a letter, particu lars o£ which are published elsewhere. V HALF-YEABLY BEPOBT. ? The halt yearly report, which has already been published in the Akgus, was read, shpwing that during the six months ending 80th June, 186,088 gallons of milk were received, the quantity of butter produced being 58,8981bs which sold at £3,209 18s s§&. Milk suppliers received during the half-year , £2,829 12s 8d, wages paid £421 17s Id. The statement of assets and liabili ties shows a balance of £8,708 8s 6d in favor of/ the former. The Chairman, in moving tbe adop tion of the report and balance-sheet — aoopy of ...
SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
SCHOOL OF ARTS. A large and representative meeting 1 was held on Monday, August 8, under '-t the presidency of Mr. W. R. Carter ^ for the purpose of kindling fresh in- 3 terest in the matter of the School of u Arts. The balance-sheet was read -| showing a small credit balance. The | resignation of Mr. J. S. Parta* M hnn 1 secretary was received and Mr. G. p! -1 Charters was appointed secretary and % librarian in his stead. The following :A officers were appointed for ensuing | year :— President, Mr. W. R. Garter j Vice-Presidents, Rev. W. Vaughan I Rose and Mr. J. S. Parker. Com- |j mittee, Messrs. Claude Gavin, Heber H Carman, R. Kidd, Leslie Gavid, Ken , ?1 Gavin and Dale. Messrs. Carter, M Charters and Gavin were appointed as fif sub-committee to inspect building and '?! report on necessary repairs, and I Rev. W. V. Rose, Messrs. Claude I Gavin and J. S. Parker were appointed 1 for the purpose of revising bye-laws 1 and regulations. With this new in- j terest and fresh blood in t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
llpll^^ IpillM Jffi\M%%mmgm^ ?*.-. ???.'?? ? i t; ' HAI^^fip^ ' ... - W&%Wty-&^^Mi%s^J-':' \-*\ .... .*;/.-^--i:;;,^»'..-,.U.,-..-.''iw-i7 6 ?P 'KfliU^iFBia^Bj^Ljp-lisTfiB 13BDSTEA0, with Brass Foot^ul, Sat ^ fen :t;::4%'--^^i^^^i^^^ii8tr»tion8, ' ? .;? * ^^ :-. '? ,' p'-v .v'^^r/?^^j^?:v/' ?- IS* It's at theOfltaphis Paper. -: ||l'v-^ ?'v--v-' i':' ': :'v' : ' ' ';''°'': ; ;;^fy^-^'^:--. jte^'-H i I *'| ? r i ? J^^il^airei&meihing .Brit£$ei6¥VWedding Present or a Birthday Gift K^Vi' , . ' ot any (anoy nick-nack to adorn your home joa can get it cheaper at |jj- -' ;.' ' .- ^ :': :?*, G. DpiNAliDSON'S. £'??: '? ?- - What article in the Fancy Goods line you waot, you are almost certain f , to firia it at DONALDSON'S. r *.?:?? ^^ ? ??' '?'? f. v ' He keeps an Up-to-Date range of Plain Fancy Stationery, Toys , and MuBical Instruments, Tobacconist GoodB and Pocket Cutlery, r ' ' Newspapers' and' Periodicals, Confectionery and Picture Frames, ? Vegetable and Flower...
Cudal News. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
Cuclal Hews. ? u [Fbom our own Correspondent.! The article by ' Rusticus ' on our little town drew my attention to tbe fact that very few items of news have been finding their way to your columns of late, from here, aqd I thought it was little wonder that the aforesaid writer inferred that tbe divergence of the railway from tbe original- route had given Cudal its quietus. But bad be interviewed tbe firm of Ktueo ranter during tneir Coronation Sale, his opinions would have been considerably modified, for I have it on good authority that, despite the drought, their receipts were larger than on any previous similar occasion. The drought fiend ^till holds sway, and the butchers have the greatest difficulty in procuring suitable stock. I do not know of a stack of hay in the district. Mr. B. G. Glasson has been and is still a heavy loser of sheep. At Boree, Mr. Lance Smith is beginning to lose, and the farmers around are anxiously looking for the appearance of crops, but I suppose '.* thi...
Molong Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
n^^^H [?] Apologies were tendered for the absence of Dr. Boss, and Messrs. Foley andWaiiatns. ' , . ??'' ?' '? MINOTES. '.?:' ' ?' Miautesof last meeting were read and confirmed. ' ! ; . VISITING COMMITTEE'S BEPOBT. '' ? The Visiting Committee's Report, as follows, was read and received on the motion of . Mr. McGroder, seconded byMxtilQbi-r-^ '?''1';'-'-' ??? ? ?'?'??-? ?.'?? '?-' Molong Cpttage Hospital,— President aod, Oentlemen,— We have visited the Hospital sever&l times during the month, and found tilings aatiafeictory , with tine exception of therepaire. Owing to the delay in getting ,» man to do the work, only part of the^e have been done.' The two doors in female ward have been re hong, and the two mantle shelves in each ward: Other work that TemainB :to be done is the kitchen floor, removing tanks and other little items. The fencing-off of fever, ward was let with the promise that the work wonldJDe gone on with at once, but we find, through some cause unknown to you...
Laborers' Ra[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
i&inrer* H&m&r :;:;;*:?, -?,.. .-.- ? .:„— . .O— ??'???'? i\\ -V ???:??? ,-,?'', Dubing the hearipg ot a Small Debts Court case at Wellington (Graham v. Bieh) last Friday, section 4 of the Truck Act of 1900 was referred to by Mr. Kelly. The P.M. said this sec tion had an important bearing in many cases of employee v. employer, and should be better known to tbe puoiic. j.oe section is as iouow- :-- In any action hereafter brought or commenced by any workman against his employer for recovery of any sum of money due to such worfemau as his wages— (1) the defendant will not be allowed to make** any set-off nor to claim any reduction of the plaintiffs demand, by reason or in respect of any goods sold, delivered, or supplied at any shop, store, bouse, or premises kept by or belonging to such employer or in the profits of which such em ployer shall have any share or interest; (2) tbe defendant will not be entitled to any set-off in respect of any goods supplied to t...
Millthorpe A. & P. Association. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
nilltliorpe A. & ^. Asso ciation. - Tut: eleventh tshow of the Millthorpe Agricultural and Pastoral Association will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, 23rd and 24th September. £142 will be given - in ploughing prizes, and various other attractions are offered. The Millthorpe Association occupies the probably unique position of owning its own show ground, which comprises an area of upwards of 56. are in course of .erection, and, as the ground is within a mile of the railway station, the show in the hands of a capable committee, and the general administration Thomas Green, everything augurs for the success of this, year's 'e^roition.. ?.
Things in General. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
Things in General. The determination of Captain — or rather Lieutenant ? Colonel — Claude Smith to cut up, at an early date, his Nandillyan Station property lor the purpose of inducing agricultural settlement, is one that will readily be commended by all who have 'the rise and progress of Molcng district at heart. It has been but too plainly uppaicuu iiu vuc ohuud, no won aa uv the residents, that the reason Molong has not advanced with that rapidity characteristic of a go-ahead centre, is that it is too tightly bedimed in on all sides by station properties, the owners of which only but recently conceived the idea of combining agri culture with the pastoral industry. Time and again the remark has been made that Molong would never ad vance un|il an Act, embracing the provisions of Closer Settlement, was passed and became the compulsory law of the land. ?? ? ? There is no gainsaying the fact that the unlocking of the many estates — let us say the agricultural portion of them — with wh...
Cumnock. FREE JUVENILE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
Cumnoek. _.; — O — PEEE JUVENILE BALL. Mr. A. E.Philpott writes stating that he is organising a ' free ' Juvenile Ball to be held at Cumnoek on Thursday, 4th September, for the children of Cumnoek and district. .Refreshments will be pro vided by the parents, and the night's en Eyment will last from 8 p.m. till 12. uring the evening there, wiu be a waltz iner contest andskinnincr/vint^af. fnr nrh;»t. prizes will be given. Mr. Philpott is be ing assisted by Mr. William Black and several ladies in his praiseworthy: efforts to provide fun for Cumnock's children, and the Akgus hopes the juvenile affair will be a bumper success. Mr. Jim March is to act as M.C.i and, we under stand, Mr. John Leary will allow the promoters the use of the Hall free of charge. . :
PARKES. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 8 August 1902
- FAtK ES. M«. Allkn Job, sou of Mr. Thomas * Jpli, 'Billabong Creek, Par^kes, has been . successful by examination in secuciug^ four years' education in England. He will leave for Home shortlv. Mr. W. Craue, the well-known re presentative of the,; '\Sycb-ey.:l!klaU,' will attend the Parkes ijhow. - Last week Mrs,' 1ieiUy, mother of the licensee of the Tomirigly Hotel, fractured her leg by falling down a cellar. ? - ? Mri John Joseph Williams, a well kn%wn erst\^ile resident of Purkes and Peak Hill districts, recently died at Leonard, West Australia. 'Deceased wais the first Mayor of Broken Hill. The Show privileges were sold at very satisfactory -prices— only about ^ -biiio\f].^£ifA vwlisiid last yeat. . ' r ?' _^,H;-f* -?????????