13 October, 2017

October 4 Nganko Nyawiyu


1864 Shire Offices were moved to the Dunolly Town Hall.

 1880 A large gathering assembled to witness the Harvest Home Company’s machinery, everything went well, further crushing operations were delayed until there was more water supply in the dam.

 1899 DUNOLLY.
At St. Mary's R.C. Church on Wednesday confirmation services took place, when the Right Rev. Dr Moore, Bishop of Ballarat,administered the sacrament of confirmation to about fifty young people of both sexes.The Bishop was assisted hv the Rev.Father O’Hare, and the Rev. Dr Macmanamny, the latter being the Bishop's,secretary'.

 1931 Between 400-500 people gathered on the Waanyarra goldfield to hold community singing and to distribute gifts of food and clothing to the miners on sustenance, organised by the Tarnagulla branch of the ladies section of the United Country Party.

 1939 The store of Cairns and sons at Dunolly was broken into with groceries and spirits to the value of 6 pounds stolen.

 1955 Thieves raid wool
BENDIGO, Tuesday:Weekend raids by thieves on wool stocks in northern district shearing sheds are proving costly to graziers.
At Wedderburn alone.£240 worth of wool was stolen from one shed.
Thefts have also occurred at Dunolly, Mitiamo, Jarklan, Heathcote,and Elmore.
Thieves have chosen the time for their raids when shearing is at a standstill.
Bendigo detectives have warned farmers to take the wool to sheds nearer their homes

 1981 Dunolly Railway Station was closed to passenger trains.

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