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Burdett Mine. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Burdett Mine. Dr. Ross bas handed us the following letter for publication : — Department of Mines and Agricul ture, Sydney, 23rd August, 1902. — Sir, — iWith reference to your letter of the 22nd instant, asking what amount of money bad been granted out of the Prospecting Vote to the'Burdett, Ltd. mining claim, near Toogong, I am directed to inform you that the amount of £1,603 i5s was allotted from the Vote, and tbe sum of £754 5s has actually been paid dating back from October, 1900. — Edgar May, for the Under Secretary.
Womanhood Suffrage. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
IVoiiiuiiIioimI SuflRrage. The hon. general secretary of the Woman's Progressive League, who has ✓ just returned from tralia at the recent Womaphood Suffrage Conference at Washington, appeals as follows to th6 women of N.S.W. : — The long, and at times most ^ — J ? ? ? i' ? ' uluiiuuis, womannoou sunrage i cam paign is at length happily ended, and every woman of 21 years and over takes her place as a politioal unit/ both in the Commonwealth and the State. This has indeed been an eventful year in the history of woman, a y^ar that will bring into 8ocial, political, and industrial life a new and important factor, tbe direct influenoe of women. This factor will be fraught with good or evil according to the manner in which woman will use 'that 'powerful lever, the vote. As a worker tar vaum in the cause of women, botbby. voioe ahd pen, even before a suffrage league was in existence, I earnestly Appeal to the wonanbood of New South Wales to organise, with the noble ieleal of making her in...
Saved! [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Sa ved ! This is how a back-block editor puts the case : — ' We beg to announce to our readers that spring has arrived. There is nothing that we knbw of to call their attention to the faot only our assertion. The usual concomit ants of Bpring— the genial showers, ? the blossom-laden trees, the soft winds, the hum of , the little busy bee, &c. — are all developed so far. Suit able descriptions may be found in books dealing with those subjects. We have, for our share, a country .like iron and skies of brass ; for the gentle murmurs of spring we bave the deso late bleating of sheep and the tnourn ing lowing of cattle peifahing' of thirst ; for the hope that Should spring eternal in the. human breast, we have slowly-approaching ruin and despair. We are determined to shift this drought somehow. Prose has ' failed ; but we hope that the follow ing chunk of verse will move things a bit. We can do even* worse than that if we are driven to it 'Tis a country that was curst . By old Ba...
Toogong. ABOUT T.S. ROUTES AND RESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
[?] AND fiESEBVEB. I. NOTICED two letters in the lust issue of Travelling Stoek Routes andjJBtfeserves. Both correspondefltestete clear and forcible manner. I f oily endorse '/f ravelling Corres letter, and could give A ;gb6d guess es to the writer. The boss cocky who has those T.S. Reserves under lease has about 160 acres of unfenced land almost in the middle of the reserve, and he uses this as a lever to harras and bounce *-u ~ ? i- ? o. ituyoc iu vutujjc uj. vittwu.iuy uiuuik* lone as he is allowed to lease these T.S.R. audleave this land unfenced, it will be a menace to the travelling public. There is also a large gold reserve at Burdett, 1460 acres in extent, about 90 acres of which is leased ; the balance is takeh up by the Burdett Common, and when any travelling stock happens along from Orange via Cargo, or going from Forbes to Cargo, the lessee will not let them go across the reserve to get on to the other stock froute. Only about 10 days ago he stopped 250©- sheep and lambs...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
[?] ts ot rain regis-' tered atMHmldralast week. In one day recently 11,475 crates of rabbits anjckbares were despatched to London; ,v ;* . Mr. Gibson Rae, son of our local stationmaster,- arrived home from South Africa this week. Council meeting on Tuesday night ]anc&^ frtj ItfDnf nf o mmoiim Hnln I.VM nyuvHy» «a -juui. UUli vpt/ one West Endalderman turned up; A severe outbreak of pneumonia is causing a considerable number of deaths at Orange, . Mr. G. W. Griffith conducts service next Sunday at Cumnock at 7.30 p.m.,' not in the 'afternoon as previously advertised. The Rev. W. Coller will preach at Manildra on Sunday evening next, taking as his subject, ' Profit and Loss.' Mr. William Black, storekeeper, of Cumnock, is dispatching two teams to Sydney to bring up goods. Teams are cheaper than the iron horse — what a satire on our railway manage ? ment. Mr. Bandmaster Christophers is on the look out for too lads, 10 to 14, to fill vacancies in tbe Molong Band. Needless to ad...
Wedding at Gumble. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 29 August 1902
Wedding at Gumble. On Thursday 28th inst., another pair &nbsp; was made happy in wedlock union. The eldest daughter of Mr. Rodger &nbsp; Parr (Delaney's Dyke), and Mr. W. Gilbert Holman, of Gumble, were married at the residence of the bride's &nbsp; parents by Rev. J. Alldis. Rain and &nbsp; mud kept some friends away, but the sound of welcome downpour on the roof of the wedding room made sweetest music in the ears of all, and chimed joyful ' wedding bells ' on the happy day. Nineteen weddings bave been celebrated by the Rector of Molong during tbe 8 months of the present year, add 176 in the parish. The Rev. J. W. Harrison is going on a holiday to Sydney for a few days. The rev. gentleman is still suffering from the effects of his recent accident, and he has been strongly advised to have a change.— Wellington Gazette. Land Board Sittings. — Molong 23rd September, Cumnock 24tlr and 25th September, Canowindra 7th, 8th and 9th October.
Forbes Facts. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Forbes Facts. ? » ? [ FiiOM OUR OWS CoKRESPONDENT.j The actual profit on the recent Show amounts to £250, exclusive of tbe Government subsidy, which will in crea8e#ie amount to over £400. English foxes have* made their appearance in this district. Mr. N. A. Gatenby reports that already they are doing considerable damage at ' Jemalong. It appears they knock th6 weak sheep pyer &nd then make a tiole t ? J — — 11- a ' n n-1 '^MhTif fUn ? f am nil a UuUoL liUC tsai auu uion vuo. uuuguo, This is apparently the portion of a - sheep most relished by tbe fox, and numbers of sheep have been found on Jemalong treated in this way. A contrast ! While rabbits, skinned and dressed, are being hawked about the streets and sold at 6d each, New Zealand mutton is selling in the butchers shops at 7d per lb. , A -Golf Club has been formed here, ? -!lL ^ ~ mU^uoU ? M tta ' Amhaa vvlvu tl iUOUIUCLDUijj iqq yi. or Bathurst are to be challenged to play the Forbes golfers on 25th September. * The May...
What Led to the War. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
IVIial Led to the War. — 0— Ds. Keller, Mayor of Bloemfontein, has arrived at Berlin. He attributes tbe South African war to trivial in-, cidents, nam^iy, impoliteness shown by Mr. Kruger to Mr. Cecil' Rhodes during their last interview, which took place in the street in Pretoria, where Mr. Rhodes had arrived to carry on negotiations with Mr. Krueer. Before Mr. Rhodes could state the object of his visit, Mr. Kruger, who bad a Bible under his arm, growled, ' I must go to cburch,' and broke off his interview abruptly, leaving Mr. Rhodes standing in the street. This was the last time Mr. Bhodes saw Mr. Kruger, and he left ' Pretoria convinced tbat the old man was impracticable.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Chronic Diarrhoea. Mr. C.'B. Win 'field, of Fair Play, Mo., U.S.A.., who suffered lrom chronic dysen try for thirty-five years, says Chamber lains Colic Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy /lid him more good than any other medi cine he had ever used. For sale by H. W. jiaeord, Chemist, Molong. j
Commercial News. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
[?] IVe $lW Zlgk'iiff than and Mercantile ijTqoiet -swrVe^|r breadatuflV ^ith Jiimtyl trintto%^. m&8 to be reported. The recent rains idling atsueh an opfor lune tiinbki* heSh ^tnecaose of intoy orders for stock feemng purposes being cancelled, and local buyers Ware iijclinea ?to expect lower values, but holders, on the other hand, decline to accept lower rates than those lately ruling. Quotations, ? mamw'*Wk aivmm1 r 4s ^ ^ ? . irwvjumc uuHnii^ij umjr yc jjiv«u no aw &' lows 4s 103 is lU£d per bushel for ® ^ mUUttg 8ort8. v NFloiir has been somewhat f difficult ioitiio^cff.and lhnitedsaleBOnly ti , of best leoal brands hftve been effected at lr £910s#'£9l&prton. i* _ Wool.— Tbe market is unchanged since ourlast report, bnt there is a fairly good p demand fpr any parcels of scourea wool ft - to^^f desenptionsf Shearing has com ^ - menced in the north-western districts and r 1 tbe Riverina, bdt the wool is only arriving | very slowly, afc the reoent nuns have ...
Sale of Improvement Lease. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
i ^ Sale of Improvement Lease. At the Lands Office, Molong, on 8rd October, the undermentioned Crown Lands will be, offered for sale by public auction : — Block No. 486, county Asjbburnbam, parish Murga, 120 acres, Gonimbia, late Leasehold Area No. 479a ; upset annual rent, £1. About 5 mileB^nbrth-westerly from Toogpng, and about 24 miles south-westerly frnm Mnlrtnor
Smart Work. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Smart Work. A Gazette notice appears this week to the effect the Governor with tbe advioe of the Executive Council, had been pleased to approve of tbe appointntent of Mr. J.'B. R. Miles to relieve Mr. F. S. Murray, C.P.S. and Crown Land Agent at Molong, to take effeot from 11th July. Mr. Miles has come' and gone weeks ago, but the Gazette is just out with the information of the appointment.
Annual Leases. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Annual Leases. ' Holdebs of annual leases ire reminded that rent for 1908 muBt be pud on or before 80th September of this year, otherwise the! leases will lapse oof December 8lBt next, and the land will immediately thereafter become vacant Crown lands. All leased not renewed for 1908 will be notified in' the Gazette during the first week in January as non -renewed.
Dilga Sawmills. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
! Dilga SawmilU. An advt. in our business columns announces that Mr. A. 0. Brown has purchased tbe DilgaSawmilli lately managed by Mr. J. Pender. There is no rea«-n'wby'a eawing plant should not be kepV oonstanUy running in this district, and Mr. Brown promises -to make a success of tbe business.
Circumlocution. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Circumlocution. Some weeks ago at the request of a local resident in unfortunate circum BtanceSi we wrote to the Member for the District stating his poor case. After awhile Dr. Ross was advised .that the letter had been received. Further on the Department again ac quainted the Doctor that the letter had again been received, and that the matter would receive consideration. Weeks have rolled on, and still the ca8| as in the Department's hands. Meanwhile the unfortunate man, on whose behalf we solicited assistance from the Government, continues to aaffer. Dr. Ross, again appealed to, writes ' It is very unsatisfactory the delay that takes place in getting a definite answer in this urgent and de serving case, and others of a similar character from time to time brought under my taotice in Molong district. I suppose the answer will arrive some time during the next couple of months. In the interval the poor unfortunate man may linger and die in misery and starvation. Red-tapeism is the cur...
Sheep Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Sheep Stealinsr. At the 'Albury Police Court -on Monday a young man was convicted on a charge of having stolen a sheepskin which he had 6old to an Indian Hawser. Tbe police magistrate said (hat it was a great pity that the bnyers of Bheepskins were not H^gistored. The easj manner in which skins could he disposed of really encouraged such, offences, and he 'know from his ; own knowledge thatsheep^tealingwasrife in outlying distrio^. In many cases people actoaliy lived on the fheep of their neighbpurs. \ -