23 November, 2017

November 15 On This Day in Dunolly & District History

1858 The Moliagul Post Office opened.

 1909 Mr Lee, butcher, had his leg broken above the ankle by a bullock falling on him.

 1909 Dunolly CC played Maldon at Maldon won by 40 runs.

 1915 DUNOLLY. PREVALENCE OF SNAKES. Snakes are very plentiful this season, and during the last few days numbers have been killed, ranging from 3 feet to 5 feet 6 inches.
SUNDAY'S WIND STORM. The weather was very boisterous and showery on Sunday, the wind damaging the fruit trees. Seventeen points of rain fell.
FRUIT CROP. The fruit crop in this district promises well as far as apples are concerned, but peaches and apricots are light in most cases, the former being affected by blight very badly. Pears are also showing poorly as a rule, but grapes and almonds are looking well.

1935 Miss E M Doyle was appointed sister at the Dunolly District Hospital
At the Great War she was In charge of a hospital train at the first battle of the Somme In 1919 she was invested by the King with the Red Cross Medal-
Mr William Woodward of Dunluce has died at the age of 81 years.
Shearing operations are well advanced the clip is considered well up to the average.
Crops of both wheat and oats are the most prolific and best for many years.

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