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Local Grievances. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
JLocal €}rfiev«ftuces. The Mclntyre Herald strikes at a sore point in country journalism in a most emphatic manner in its last issue. Each country town has a similar grievance, and the local editor is supposed to be ubiquitous, toadying, and altogether unscrupulous. He is supposed to pander to any person who sends in a one-issue advertisement of an inch, and to any meansouled man who writes a venomous article under the inevitable nom de plume. The Herald writes as follows : — ' Ping Ponger. — There is no reason why a newspaper man any more than the ordinary resident should be called upon to be present at every little affair if his tastes do not lie in that direction, but simply that they should be re ported. Our columns are available for any interesting item, but if the secretaries of clubs, promoters of tournaments, &c., do not think it worth their trouble to supply us with a written report, then the fault lies with tfiem and not with us.) That is the practice elsewhere, ot...
Mercadool Lands. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Mercadool Lands. Anotheb attempt is being made to have the\8urveyed lands on Mercadool Holding thrown open for settlement: The recent *breia.k in the weather was deemed a favorable opportunity, to remind Mr. Crick of his duty to. the public, and Dr. Ross was asked to approach the Minister on the matter, j Molong's obliging member did Vo without delay, but his enquiries have not so far elicited any definite response. When tbe Minister's reply comes to hand, it will be communicated 'to our i readers. — Walgett Spectator.
Bocobble Concerts. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Bocobble Concerts. Mb. C. Sheppaed, the popular teacher of Bocobble Public School, dropped in o ti Tuesday to tell us Ih^t be had ar ranged for the annual Concert (in aid of the Prize Fund) to be held on Tues day, 14th, and Friday, 17th October. ! In previous years, tbe building has not.1 been large enough to seat the. audience of parents and friends desir ous of attending and so patronising a worthy object, so that Mr. Sheppard has now decided on having. two con cert nights, oh the above dates.
Strange Discovery. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Strange Discovery. A few days ago, says the Narrabri Hkrat.I), Mr. Charles Capel, of Gorian, related to as a curious ex perience he had met with. On his Gorian holding he, had a number of fairly strong wethers, which even under the existing adverse circum stances should not have been dying to any great extent. However, they were dyiDg pretty freely, a fact which j somehow puzzled him, and to en- ! deavour, if possible, to ascertain the t cause, he held a post-mortem examina tion upon one fairly good specimen, and to his amazement found that the stomach of the sheep, had been trans formed into a miniature nursery for the propagation of trefoil, the plants growing luxuriantly, while the root ramifioations bad discovered fevery crevice of the animal's stomach. This, we believe, is a most unique experience, and one. to which Mr. Capel attributes the loss of many valuable sheep.
Another Police Change. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Another Police Change. ' These is nothing like £ change,' so the Police Department evidently thinks, judging by the frequency with which members of the ' foorce ' are transferred to and from Molong. Tbe latest change is that of Trooper Harold Head, who, after a little over twelve months' duty here, has been promoted to the . charge Of Eugowra station Constable William Johnston, of Eugowra, comes to Molong.
CRUMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
CRUMBS. Several important alterations appear in to-day's advts. Mr. W. Willmott has' resigned as a member of Molong Old-age Pension Board. Adjourned meeting of the Progress Association in tbe Town Hall to-night. Last month the average number of beds occupied at the local Hospitalwas 5J. Molong's member suggests that the Government should introduce a wheel tax. 1 he star puts it that the Doctor was after a wheat tax. But wheat or wheel, we have just about enough taxes to pay at present. Banquet to Cumnock returned soldiers on Wednesday next. other Improvement Lease is to ,be offered for Bale at Molong on October o. 9 M.R. Regiment loses a good officer in the resignation of S.S.-Major Wasson. Mr. A. Q-. Brown has purchased the Dilga Sawmills. Parkes Champion considers the Molong Abgds a credit to the proprietor. Several local weddings are announced for this month. Mr. W. T. Job, of Maryland, Boomey, has 160 acres that require grubbing. Settlers are now petitioning the' Gov- ernment to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
« REVOLUTION I * —IN THE— i Tcysnsr ^-EiiaSOiT TO THE FRONT ! , Gall and Inspect my Illustrated Furniture Catalogue. rCTI M ATCC For FURNISHING HOUSES complete at Syd^t ' Wholesale Prices with trainage added. ' / Those Living in the Country * : ' } 1 j j 1 j i ' Can be as Well served with FURNITURIj^at NEILSON'S as if they wW ~ ' ' in the Furniture Wkrebimses in Sydney, f * . YOU GAN BUY — ?/'?. V can be procured from Sydney. Every article is faithfully illustrated arid described. Furniture for Every Kind of Home. Ch0ap« Medium. Costly. — ^ ? — — — — BAMBOO DRAWING BOOM SUITES, 7 pieces, Settee, 2 Arm Chairs, 4 Small Chairs, uphols tered back, loose cushions* best quality plush, every shade — Price £6 15e. A very Superior Suite. SIDE ^OARD, Plate-glass Back, fitted with shelf ; made in stained walnut or cedar ; 3ft 6in— Price £3 5s— A Bargain. AUSTRIAN CHAIRS — all prices. ^ STRETCHERS, double wire (with legs), 12s 6d. DOUBLE WOVE WIRE , MATTRASS (for double bed) 18s 6d. -- BEDSTEAD...
Argus Gleanings. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
[?] J ^^fo^^1^rr^uireinent& The local men puroh^ -? tli^ ; , fact, bT^aedingl6^1y for Su j6u want; yep you$ town pl^spSrous. Onvthe Sther liana, if' you purchase in Sydney, you are robbing your towhsnaen and belping to feed the , fat man ' of the .imiv: *P«nrili» fippm to forget that the business of the town can give just as good valu6 lor their money as' the city firms. t Just read their advertise ments and see foryburself . , ? . ? T'fc — The Berry Agricultural Society has made a good suggestion to the South Coast Agricultural U nion, that the Union, in its endeavor to foster the more general conservation of -; ensilage; should ask the Agriculturaipepartment to provide suffi cient m&ney 'to coverprizes for ensilage, in addition to theanmlalawards now be ing made for potatoes and maize crops. It is such a season as .the present which should compel every man on the land to Bee that ensilage is bis great dependable ? stand-by. By'turqiugit into ensilage the ? surplus ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
BANK STREET, MOLING. ?vMil ™K^---1 :?.'?? TTrtSGS _JL- ' ' the .abbvfWdl-^^ has recently been tenbvaiefl throughout, thos making it one of the best acid most comfort able retreats' in the West. Splendid Sample*, Booms for Commercial Travellers. BATH BOOMS, &o. Buggies and Horses always on Hand. Attentive Groom. Edward Hogan, Courthouse Hotel, HILL STREET, MOLONG. Well Watered Paddocks. No Responsibility. Good Stabling. First-class Table. CHABGES MODERATE. t — THE — ^ Commercial Hotel, CCJMNOCK. J. W. McDonnell, PEOPEDSTOB. ONLY the best Brands of Liquors and Ales stocked. Superior Accommodation for travellers. Excellent stabling. The Commercial is the nearest Hotel to the Post Office. Half-Way Hotel, TWO-MILE, WELLINGTON ROAD. JAS. AUSTIN PROPRIETOR. HAVING. leased the above old and popn lar Hotel, lately carried on by Mr. Robert-Gibson, it will be my endeavour to make it one of the most comfortable houses in the West. The premises are ioiow under going a thorough repair, an...
The Late Trooper H. R. Sherringham. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
I . -T. 1 ~ Tlie Late irooper H- S. ; Slierrln^liam. ?— 0-' . In the Legislative Assembly on Friday, Dr. Ross asked the Colonial Secretary : — 1. How can the Government or military authorities explain the reason why, during tbe war in South Afrioa, one Henry Robert Sherringbam, son of J. G. Sherringham, of Comnock, was accepted for service in one of tbe mounted rifle contingents that left for South Africa some timn in Iftftft.i at the time being under age, and against the repeated protest- of his | father ? 2. Is it a fact that Trooper Sherringham was one of the unfortu nate suflferers in the DhaytOn Gkanoe, lately returning from the South African war, and thar he died on Tuesday, the 12tb August^ at the Port Franklin Hospital ? 8. Has he yet obtained any information touching his death andt personal effects, &o., from tbe Chief Officer, Victoria Barracks, Sydney, to whom Dr. Ross's letter ot the 20th inBtant, was referred ? 4. Is it the intention of the Government or Imperia...
Pleasant Incident. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
Pleasant Incident. — o— Theue is a current story of the late war which illustrates the better ahd more humane side of the straggle. It concerns General Lucas Meyer, who was afterwards one of tbe delegates. One of the English officers captured in the early stages of the war had been severely wounded, and was taken to Pretoria and lodged in I General Meyer's houses where he was 1 treated with great hospitality. Meyer - I made a flying visit to his home and 1 made the acquaintance of the English §j officer, with the result that a genuine 9 friendship sprang up between them. 1 One morning Meyer announced he 1 was going on commando, adding that 1$ hft triiRtad mfiof 'Ann nffiiur anotn II under happier circumstances. In | this way they parted, but the sequel 1 is almost romantic, for the wife of § Lucas Meyer is now in England,' and 1 is tbe object of reciprocal hospitality 9 from the family jit the English officer. 1
American Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
American Progress. Ahekican progress has deeply im pressed Max O'Rell. For the last Bix or seven years America (he , says) has been so v prosperous, that, thanks to the wealth it possesses, Europe sees itself on the point of being en tirely at the mercy v of the United fifoioo T an n tKaf OA ttnara fjvaiwat a. oqtj v^ikv ^vhi-b Europe will be at the mercy of America in every respect — its stock exchanges, its Commerce, its indus tries—just as its customs and manners will be American. Tbe Treasury at Washington is cbokiug, tbe com mercial activity is boundless and tbe intelligence and the ingenuity of tbe Americans are beyond competition. New York and Chicago are becoming peopled with ' millionaires, aroh millionaires and billionaires. I count 192 American ladies in Mayfair and Belgravia, and 78 in the Faubourg St. Germain. The viceqheen of India is American. When Bhall we see an American woman on a European throne?
A Wheel Tax. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
[?] natnra pi -pr mmn tboronghfarfi, ahd ihe frequent oodurrepoS', of -ftMiiSB^te ito life and lifeb, espBOiallyr^rpoi priyate or oiS lifeensed vehicles, hievclep, &is-, will the GovernmeQt take into considera tion the desiiabiliiiy of bringing it», at an early date, a wheel tax ? ? Bit John See answered, —-This matter will receive careful considera tion. There are many reasons against such an enactment.
A Heroine Honored. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
A Heroine Honored. I We are pleased to note that at the re cent presentation of awards in Sydney by the Shipwreck Belief ? and Royal Humane Society, Miss Grace 0. M. Townsrnd, of Bumbury, was the recipient of a bronze^aedal and certifi cate of merit for twice saving life. Miss Townsend was the only lady recipient^ and was greeted with, an ovation on reaching the platform to receive the well-earned awards fromJ the hands of Lady Bawson.
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
The Rainfall. Dubing August 165 points were regis- ] teredatMolorig, other western districts faring as follows :— Condobolin 117, i Fortes 70, Orange 192, Batburst 205, Blayney 108, Garooar 220, (fewra 156, Parkes 52, Wellington 847, Mudgee 176, Dnbbo 224. In connection with tbe recent rain falls, ^the State Premier intimates that' Sunday next, 7th instant, has been declared a day for thanksgiving for rain wherever it had fallen, and as a day for humiliatioa wherever drought conditions prevailed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
attach*,: &&*» ' '' : HAIJi'S FUtiL^i iALF-TESTER BEDSTEAD. with Brass Foot-rail, Set I1:-: '? MaAbiaS' ^ .. . . . . ~ . . £4 17 6 ^ of72 f^Aiid SOO inaBtratiouB, t ?- V ; IS' It's at theOf fice of this Paper. V' OOUNTBT pa|^|^3K|D |BBE. ^ - O /C * f A. HftLL i COMPANY, 661 to 567, GEOBGE-STKEET, SYDNEY. '- , , ' Leave Tram at Liverpool Street. ; ? ®te B®»t TUlffiK : '. ., V1' , ' 1 ' rjT.X.- ? ? I have to introduce to thd «otioe of Smokers £ is a Splendid Line in If HavelockPipes at Is each. - * Alarge consignment of these Fatuous Pipes, in all shapes, are now on vialnie.''' '' ' ^ S ??-*?'', tby^one at a bob. v Sll vei^Mountfe«l Plpe«, ln Cases,froiii Mm 6d. ^-aper Covers jfromJJileach. Cloth Covers from Is each. ?;'? ^^|^6ij:^de6;or||toi3 $ookdat 4jd Joch. \ * Ladies, Call and Inspect These feooks. | Hi-Mi iTetsi | From 2$'6d to 20$i Stationery. j Fancy Glassware. I * ..;. '.i'V /' ' ? '/' Photo Frames. , , Write for Prices. ' ffSi CONFECTIONE RY ! %#£ 1 A large A...
ON THE TELEPHONE: [Newspaper Article] — Molong Argus — 5 September 1902
oft fj&Tiu^HONE J ' Hollo there IPleasering up £. Blackadder, of Molong, and: order for me one of. his 4s 6d ; Alarm 'Clocks ; also a Two-tone Masiaal Clock 'at 16s, and an Eight Day Striking Oloek at ICs. I am to be married on Wednesday and mast have hie reliable clocks in my honse.'— Gus.