MOLLOY AND DISTRICT NOTES
i R.S. LEAGUE SPORTS. . ,
i MT. MOLLOY, Oct. 5.-A tucceai» ful day's sports was held at the I Mt- Molloy sports grounds on Sat-
urday, October 1. The 12-inch un
[ derhand wood chop was keenly contested, the winner, C. Geraghty, was closely followed by two other i competitors. W. S tobo was un- fortunate m stepping- off his block before it was .broken in two, thus missing what probably would have I been for bim a good win. The vet-
eran local chopper, 8. Groves, gained second place.
Several horses were seen in the three horse events. Horse events were conducted by Mr. O. Swindler. O. Campbell had no difficulty In winning the 100 yards footrace. Several other events were held, in- cluding the children's races, which were supervised by Mr. Wasley. The pull in the tug-o-war was won by the mill tean.
Members of the Mt. Molloy branch of the C.W.A. were kept busy at- tending to the afternoon tea. etc., and Misses J.' Alston anf S. Clach erty and Mr. R Parry had a very busy afternoon selling ice cream, sweets and soft drinks. Messrs. Woodhouse and J. Mitchell wert kept busy with the chocolate wheel.
At night a dance was held in the Julatten hall where members of the O.WA. with Mrs. Pedraszini in charge, were again in charge of the
News of the death of Mr. Leslie P. Fullerton which occurred in Cairns on September 24 was re- ceived with deepest sympathy by his many friends of Mt. Molloy district. Leslie, who was born here 32 years ago, was the youngest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. de Dresie Fuller- ton, of Mitchell Vale, one of Mt. Molloy's oldest and most respected families. He received his early edu- cation-at the Mt. Molloy State school, and later went to Thorn- burgh College, Charters Towers. He was a genuine friend-quiet and unassuming and respected by all who knew him. He served for five and a half years with the R.A.A.F. in the late war, and like many of his brave comrades, his nerves were affected. He is survived by his widow, of Cairns, his mother, one sister (Edna) Mrs. G. Davies, of Mossman, and one brother, Drensey,
of Mt. Molloy.
Visitors to Mt. Molloy on aaiur day from Mt. Carbine for the R.S.L. sports were Mr. and Mrs. J. Ed- wards, Mr. and Mrs. Wynne Teat man, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Lovell, Mr. and Mrs. G. Norris and Mrs. G. Norris (junr.), Mr. and Mrs. Ped- ersen and family (Brooklyn Stationy and Messrs. B. and W. Roberts (Curraghmore Station). , Mr. and Mrs. P. Norecate and children were visitors from Ma- reeba for the sports and spent the week-end here as the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. H. Vains.
Mr. and Mrs. P. Geraghty and Miss A. Geraghty, Julatten, were visitors on Saturday for the sports.
Mrs. D. Swindley, with baby daughter, Cherri, and son, Allen, of Tolga, are spending a holiday with Mr. and Mrs. G. Swindley.
Mrs. M. Curley, with grandsons. John and Garry Fullerton, are the guests of Mrs. Curley's daughter, Mrs. W. Roberts, Mt. Carbine.
Mrs. Fullerton (senr.) is in Moss-
man, staying with her daughter and : son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. G. Davies. :
Mr. and Mrs. de Tournouer with ? son John and Lorna Reece, were ' visitors to Cairns last Monday. John ' returned to the Townsville Gram- : mar School to continue his studies :
Messrs. B. and O. Arnold and J. '] Geraghty were visitors to Mt. Molloy . last week-end, and were the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. P. ueragnty,
Mrs. Freeman arrived by plane from the south last week and is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. de Tournouer,
Mr. Peter Andrews, Brisbane, ar- rived last Wednesday to go into training in forestry survey camp. .
Miss M. Baker, Tolga, has been holidaying here with Mr. and Mrs. E. Baker, and ls now the guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. Baker.
Mr; and Mrs. E. Baker left by to- day's train for Brisbane, where they will spend an extended holiday.
Mr. and Mrs. M. 8windley (nee Baker) returned on Thursday from their honeymoon, which was spent on the Tableland abd Cairns.
Mrs. M. Gilder and Infant son have returned to Dimbulah.
Rev. Gaydon, Mareeba, was - a visitor to Mt. Molloy to-day.
Mr. Brian Richards, of the Forestry survey camp, left on Mon- day for Brisbane.
Rev. Father Ledden, Mareeba, visited Mt Molloy last week-end and was the guest of Mt. add Mrs.. R.
Visitors to Mt. Molloy for tba Swindley-Baker wedding were Mr. and Mrs. M. Gilder (Dimbulah), Mr. and Mrs. T. Moses (Atherton). Mr. and Mrs. Dean (Cairns), Mrs. T. I Bartley (Kuranda) and Miss M. Baker (Atherton). - , .