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Amaroo. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Amaroo. [From otJB Own. Correspondent.] The following is a, copy of the petitioh received by the Secretary of the local Progress ABBociation, and sent by Mr. D. R. Hall, M.L.A., for signature, and which wasref erred to in 'Mr. Hall's, letter which appeared in your last issue ' To the Honorable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly for the State of ,New South Wales in Parliament as sembled. — We the undersigned residents iir.i ? ? i r » i . wjl uow wuum TViucH respeciruiiy aesire to approach you by means of this petition to place our views before you in regard to the Expired Leaseholds and other Crown Lands within the Eastern and Central Divisions of the State. We beg to assure you that there is a very large and genuine demand'for laud for settlement purposes throughout the State, and to meet that demand we would strongly urge that in aU future land legislation and administra tion the amplest provision should be made to retain our public estate for those who desire to s...
SYDNEY QUOTATIONS. SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
SYDNEY QUOTATIONS: SyDNEV. Thnrml atr Wheat, 4/10 per bushel Maize, 5/9 to 6/ per bushel ? Oats, 3/9 to 4/ Barley, 4/3 to 4/6 Bran and pollard, 1/6 to 1/SA Straw, £4 10s to £5 Chaff, prime £7 5s to £8 Lucferne, £10 to £10 10s Potatoes, £7 to £7 10s Eggs, /9 to /9i - Butter, 1/6 to 1/7*.
Commercial News. MOLONG ARGUS Office, Friday [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Commercial News. ? w . . Molong Abotjs Office, Frid&v wheat — none offering Flour, £9 15s per ton Bran, £8 Pollard, £8 per ton Dairy Butter Is 64 wholesale ; Is 8d retail Factory Butter, Is 8d wholesale ; Is lOd retail Honey, 4d to 5d. Bacon, 8d wholesale; lid retail Eggs, 7d wholesale; 8d detail Cheese, Bodalla Is 2d Chaff, £5 wholesale ; 7s retail Potatoes, 8s 6d to 9s cvyt. retail New Maiae, Sswholesale; 6s retail
The Crow Pest. [To the Editor of the MOLONG ARGUS.] [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Tiie Crow JPest. — 0 — ? [To the Editor of tbe MotiOMo Asoos.1 Sib, — In your last issue appears Mr. Pottie's reply to, a Condobolin pastora- . list re the crow pest. Mr. Pottie says to use acid, but he does not tell us what kind of acid to use. He further advises that two incisions be made round tbe animal's head. To do that you would have to cut all the wool' ? i_l_' ti. a' * _ 1 1 irom me neaa, tor sbeep at present are nearly full-fleeced. s I have had a ' ^ number of stud ewes killed by the crow pest, and have tried all sorts of [remedies, but without the slightest success, and you may be sure I have j not spared trouble nor expense iii the matter^ .'When a sheep gets down the crow picks the top eye out or makos it bleed, tbe poison from tbe crow's beak penetrating the sheep's head. And if the sbeep is down for any time I don't think there is any cure. , If there is, I would indeed like to know it. ? Yours, &c,, TRY AGAIN. Boomey, August 28.
Cudal v. Blayney. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Cudal v. Blayney. The Blayney footballers evidently are not satisfied with their recent defeat by the Cudalites in the £15 a-side challenge match played at Orange. Tbey intend having another try to retrieve their football laurels. On the Monday following the match a meet ing of the Blayney Club was held, when it was decided to sqnd a challenge to Cudal to play them at Orange on Saturday, 6th September, for the same amount (£15), under the same conditions as the previous match.
Our Public Debt. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
[?] ji^TOBirertM^MII^^^Sid^the amounts follows : — ' 30, 1900, was £2,810,1540; d uri n g the year' 12.846.848 : during th^eair ended jane 80, 1902,' this out and see what eaob man, woman aud child in tbis misgoverned State has to pay per annum to the English money lenders/ /
Ball at Cudal. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Ball at Cudal. t The annual ball in aid of tbe Molong Hospital was held in tbe School of Arts Hall, Cudal, on the 20th instant, and was a brilliant success,. something over £20 being realised. About 40 dancing couples were present, and the stage was crowded with spectators, in cluding visitors from Molong, Cargo, Manildra, Bowan Park and Amaroo. The hail was prettily deoorated with red and yellow streamers, flags and flowers. Messrs. P. Gavin (piano), B. Kidd (violin), and Carter (pornet) sup plied excellent music. Misses O. Gavin and £. Carman also played several extras. The refreshments, of a very choice character, were supplied by tbe ladies of the town and district. Mr. J. Leathern, in the capacity of M.C., performed his duties in an effi cient manner. Dancing commenced at 8 o'clock and waB kept going merrily till 3.80, the floor being in ' capital order. Only two appeared in fancy costume, viz., Miss Mitchell, ' Flower Girl,' and Miss Burrell, ' Ivy.' Among the many handsome co...
Sunday Football. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
- Sunday ' football. Football matches arq played on Sundays in some places in the Careoar . and Oowra districts. Some of the residents are trying-to pat . a stop to thi^ Sabbath desecration, and some cowardly miscreant has written to Mr. » J. F. Olasson, ofiBhiel, thrMtening to burn him oat if he proceeds farther in trying to stop Sunday football. ' Mr. Glasson has offered a . reward . of £10 for itiforination that will lead- ! to the conviction of the person who wrote the anonymous and intimidating threat, and it is to be hoped the reward will have the desired effect, so that the gailty party inay. receive what he is justly entitled to — solitary confinement at least.
Bowan Park. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
[?] (Froma Correspondent.) A welcome showers have fallen, this way,;but of course the suppl^/=i9 nothing like the demand . The local creamery is still running,, bnt it can hardly be expected to pay its way these times. Like Bowan Park I see that Manildra Show has been abandoned lor ibis vear. It would have been impossible to hold or exhibit anything to be proud of this season. As for prize ploughing, that is out of the question. Hare drives are a weekly occurrence in this district, and some thousands have been destroyed. Kearney Bros, sent about 500 carcases to Sydney as the result of a drive on their estate. Mr. Murray had a flrive among the hills on Wednesday, and judging by the cannonading that went on for several days ' something like seven or eight hundred of the pest should have met an untimely end. Mr. Con. Bohringer, who met with an accident through his horse falling with him some time ago, has now quite recovered not much tbe worse except for tbe loss of one or two joints o...
A Popular President. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
A Popular President. — O— At the last meeting of the Cooma Hospital Committee, the following letter was received from Mr. W. Willmott, of Mo|png w Seeing it is likely I will not be able to attend any meetings of the Cooma Hos pital Committee tor some time, 1 feel it my duty to tender my resignation as a member of the committee. I sever my connection wuu me uuapiuu wiui wiy much regret, because it has always been one of my greatest pleasures to do what I could in my bumble way to help the in stitution along. That my individual help has been small 1 know, still it was the best I could give. I cannot let this op portunity pass without thanking my fellow committeemen for their very great assistance and kindness to me while hold ing the position of President, and although I part from them now I hope at some future date I will be able to again offer my services to the subscribers. Wishing ? the Cooma Hospital, my fellow com mitteemen, nursing and medical staff and secretary every prosperi...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
TbcRatnfall. After a few days fine and frosty weather tain set in again on Thursday morning at 7 o'clock, and/continued with hardly any break up to dark. Last hight was cloudy but scarcely any rain fell. The guage at the Post Office showed that 40 points had been Registered. Burrawong had a fall of 36 points. Again this morning rain fell, and continues as we go to press. From what we can gather, it seems the fall has been general. Up to 6 p.m/ yesterday Wellington had 41 points, Carcoar 13, Dubbo 27, Dandaloo 13, Narramine 50. Mr. Russell telegraphed as follows this morning ' Inland rain spreading; oc casional thunderstorms ; warm northerly winds.'
This Year's Road Vote. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
[?] that about £600,000 will be^available for expenditure pn Toaj^^ ^penditure^ai^^ttw ;;piiblic v tliis l-e t^en®ojh a Mpsiwfce ^te; Xaet year the Oovernmeidt expended £740,000 on roads inclusive ; of an itein of about £100,000 which- was devoted to . arteaiaA wells and public watering places. v
Orange Stock Market. SHERWIN AND HOWARD'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Orange Stock Market. Sheuwin and Howard's Rrpapt Fat '?Cattle.— 40 yarded, three beingV Best bullockB sold from £12 to £13 is'' fair quality froni £8 1 Is to £10 gs.- Gown sold from £3 10s up to £6 6s per 'head 1 small steer 38s, 1 calf at 25s. ' ' 1 TFat Sheep.-95 yarded, including 35 New Zealand crossbred, which sold irom - 30s to rfos per head. Merino ewes, 4 sold at-10s id, and 25 poor quality at 6s. 31 bemgpassed. . ? Fat Lambs.— 123 yarded, 53 being sold at 6s to 6s 3d, and 70 were passed Store. Cattle.— About 200 yarded all bemgpassed. ' Store Sheep.— About 1340 yarded. 640 passed at 6s 9d to 7s- the balance ' R^ns— 34 raons yarded, 28 made 9s 6d and 6s per head. . ™
Land Appeal Court. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Krftiid Appeal Court. — Oj- A sittings of the Land Appeal Court will commence in Sydney&n Tuesday, 9th September, when, among others, tbe following cases will receive con sideration : — ! land distbict of molono. W . 1 hompson , appeal against ^the disallowance of his additional condi tional purchase application No. 1802-2, and conditional lease application No. 1902-2, Molong. J. E, Kent, appeal against; the dis- s allowance of his additional conrli tirinnl purcba§e ap$ication,tNo. 1902-3, and conditional lease application No. 1902-8, Molong. H. B. Coward, appeal against the disallowance of his additional condi tional purchase application No. 1902-4, and conditional lease application No. 1902-4, Molong. ^ J. Mulligan, appeal against the dis allowance of his additional conditional /purchase application No. 1902-6, and conditional lease application No. 1902-6, Molong: L. Kirby, appeal against the dis allowance of his additional conditional purchase application No. 1902-7, and ...
ON DIT! [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
ON DIT S That Mr. J. T. Parslow is now running supplies of frozen New Zealand mutton. That Cudal School of Arts has for its motto, u Knowledge is Power.' That the shearers are ' playing up ' in the Coonamble district. * That the railway has now .been staked well on to Cuihnock. That yesterday's trainfall will, assist farmers and pastoralists in their present trouble. - - That welcome rain again set in this uiormog ; 1%, is sew pattering aown at time of going to press. That Mr. W. Willmott. now of Molong, has resigned tbe presidency of Cooma Hospital. See page 15. That Mr. «Tohft NeilBon's new advt. of the Glasgow Stores should command attention. That another batch of Cumnock soldiers are to be publicly entertained. / That the Burdett .Goldmining Co. appears to have done well out of the Prospecting Vote. That Amaroo Progress Association appears to be very much alive over the Expired Leaseholds question. That since 1851 the Victorian Govern ment' has paid ' aWay £5,765,063 in pensions...
Road Contracts. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Road Contracts. At Orange on Wednesday 70 tenders for road contracts recently advertised in the Aug us were opened. The following were the lowest tenders in each case : — Contract 11, Bridgewater to Yeoval— E. and A. Diggins. £69 6s 8d. Contract 12, Bridgewater to i eoval— H. Iffland, £69 10s. Contract 13, Cumnock to Balcierodgery— P. Hackett, £73 10s lOd. Contract 14, Cudal to Barrigan Hall — P. Fahy, £105 15, Contract 15, German's Hill to Boree — John Martin, £109 19s 9d. Contract 16, Lucknow to JVorboys' Junction — James McFadden, £77 10s. Contract 17, Orange to Canowindra— P. Faliy, £125. Contract 18, Molong to Cargo— S; T. Corby, £67 6s 2d. Contract 19, Worboys' to Spring Terrace — James McFadden. £;77 12s 6d. .Contract 21, Gerybong Creek to Bowan Park— H. Sands, £20 J5s. Mr, H. J. Bradley, of Garra, lias I purchased from his brother in Parkes the well-known draught stallion, 'Young Superior.' Stud notice will appear in next issue. j
LAND SELECTIONS, FORBES DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
? LAND SELECTIONS. POBBEB 2JX8ZBIGT. ? Dr. JiPss askedthe Secretary for Lands :r-lr Under what Act, and wbat .olanse.of tbeLandAct, was one Sr Greepibalgh, a selector in tbe Forbes District, allowed to cross over tbe creek in tbe Molong district, at Eugowra, countyof Asbbumhatn, and to take up an extra area of land that does nokadjpin his original conditional nnMhun. and mthoni: rasidAnm. hut of . land situated ' In another county. , 2. The same information, under what .clause of the Land Act was one Mr. Allen, a resident seleotor in tbe Forbes ? 'district, allowed to ProsB tbe main road, and also the \ travelling stock route half a mile wide, and to take up an additional area to his present hold ing of jland not adjoining bis original -' conditional purchase,but of land '? situated in tbe county of Ashburnham, in the Molong districts-being 820 acres, ei p^rV pf tbe Nanima E^ch^ngeX»ftQd, j Nos, 58^9 and 60, ^^^j^htimaltes^ . the area of bis holdine 2L€OO acres ? 8. , It these selec...
Boomey. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Boomey. (Fromja Correspondent.) About 80 points were registered here last week, and to-day (28th) it is raining steadily. I would like to see another 1$ inches, nothing less will satisfy our needs. Some of the crops are up, but we will not get much wheat this ' season, -- ? ' i. it. ? Ll — J —LL:i uwiug mi iiue urouguir auu cauuib jjush. If we were to get a good season, -the area under cultivation is not nearly equal to that of last year. The ground was too hard for ordinary ploughing.' ,? Sheep and other stock are dying in numbers about this neighbourhood, and I suppose will continue to do so tor another week or two until the grass grows more freely. By the time those good seasons come round, there will be few holdings about Boomey even half-stocked, so severe have been tbe losses of ownera.
Cumnock. RECEPTION TO RETURNED SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
[?] EEOEPTIONTO.SEmiraDSOLDIESBJ ladies effect that ij; had. been, decided, to abandoii tbe ideaof bls^|i^6|n|p6t, there was only a moderl^ ai^ndatice. Those jpresent were,. Jtoweyer, unani mous An propriety of having a Wiqifet, and as soon as this expression of opinion bad been given, tbe/set to worlc to arrange details. The Jwork pf preparing the various dishes was apportioned and' it was decided to meet again next Wednesday to further discuss matters. Mr. W. T. Bherringham, who presided! volunteered to drive Mesdames Lord and Black to Bournewood, the people of that place having expressed a desire to assist. ? ' .