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Australian Frozen Meat Export Prospects. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 24 March 1903
Aiisti'iilfnu Fro7.cn Meat Kv port A'rospeets. The position of the frozen nient trnde of Australia can be summed up in tho one wonl, 'serious.' Queensland ia supposed to Imve about six million sbeep left, everyone of which is re quired for local consumption, or re stocking when the drought breaks. New South Wales 1ms about twenty millions lcrr, ana is m tho same posi tion, everyone being required locally for food and for restocking. When (lie rain does come, there will be a great, rush for sheep, and we expect to see a higher price for meat than we are paying at present. Victoria and South Australia may have a few thou ands to send away ; but we think it will pay to send them to Sydney or Brisbane rather than abroad. As regards cattle Queensland will have an exportable surphifj of about 100,000 head, if the Gulf cattle can be brought down to the meat woiks ; but. the price at pre sent isan absolute bar to exports. Aus tralian beef is quoted to-day in Lon don at about 3d per lb., and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 24 March 1903
H. B. MAY & Co/s Bulletin. I' T r ' O ' WT LENTEN SEASON. j . - ' ; . o A CHAPTER (. ? . OF ' ' . 5 FISH- '? ? ' . ' ? . ECONOMY ! ! ! ' ? ' ? . . . ? . . v. ^ ? . . . \ '? ' WHEN YOU CONSIDER THAT THE VERY ARISTOCRACY OF QUALITY IS THE. MATCHLESS MAGNETISM OF ALL OUR OFFERINGS, THE PRICES WE SELL AT HAVE A v ^ FORCE THAT SWEEPS ALL COMPARISON RIGHT OUT OF THE WAY. Here's a Fish Offering. WE BOUGHT THESE GOODS FROM THE LEADING FISH ' PRESERVERS. - . . '???'? ' -~~~ —— WE PAID CASH: ON SHIPMENT WHICH SECURED US J====' . ^ LIBERAL PRICE CONCESSIONS. ' ' : ' THE SPOT CASH INDUCED THE FISH PRESERVERS TO SEND ALONG THE BEST FISH THEY HAD. OUR FISH STOCK IS THE LARGEST AND FRESHEST IN TOWN— THE VARIETY IS GREATER AND THE PRICES '' ARE LOWER. ' ISN'T THAT ALL YOU WANT IN FISH ? BONELESS DRY COD FISH SILVER BREAM ' . AMERICAN SALMON IN BRINE SALMON STEAK ' ? FRESH SALMON SEA MULLET WIESH HERRINGS -..V .'v- KIPPERED HERRINGS RED HERRINGS HERRINGS IN TOMATO SAUCE BOMBAY DUCKS ? SARDIN...
What is Faith? [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Wlint is Fa i Hi t A female teacheiyn a school that stood on the banks of a small river, once wished to communicate to her .pupils an idea of faith. While she was trying to explain the meaning of the word, a small covered boat hove in sight. Seizing upon tho incident for an illustration, she ex claimed, ' If I were to tell you that there was a le-; of mutton in that boat, you would believe me, would you not, even without seeing it yourselves f' 'Yes, ma'm,' replied the scholars. ' Well, that is faith,' said the teacher. The next day, in. order to test their recollec tion of the lesson, she asked, ' What is faith .'A leg of muttou in a boat,' was the answer, shoute'd from all parts of the schoolroom.
Compulsory Savings Bank. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Compulsory Savings It auk. About two years ago, when work was commenced on one of the railways, Mr. O'SulIivan tried to establish a kind of compulsory savings bank. His idea was to make small deductions from' the wages of the employees week by week, handing the money back in a lump sum when the work was finished. The Minister of Works found himself unable to carry out his idea, one of the principal reasons urged against it being that the high price of provisions left the men no margin for reduction. The other day, however, he announced at Temora that he intended to make another attempt to encourage thrift among men em ployed on Government works. ' The trouble is that men won't look after money when they got it. I intended to try to deduct Is per week from the wages of married men and 2s from single men and save it for them.'' / Mr. O'Sul Iivan thought it was the first £5-note that was difficult to save, and when that was managed the worker often succeeded in increasing his little st...
The Bishop of Melbourne [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Tlie Itishop ol* Melbourne The announcement by Bishop Clarke that he intended to hold for many Sun days to come popular Sunday night ser vices of a simple character, with an ex pository sermon, directly appealing . to plain thinking men aud women, has been widely discussed by Anglicans. Some very influential critics of a conversative turn of thought protest against what they regard as a degradation of the standard of British Cathedral services to tho level of that of a parish church. In tho course of conversation the Bis hop of Melbourne exhibited the keenest anxiety for the success of the new order of services. ' 1 thoroughly believe,' he said, ' in these Cathedral services for the people. From experience I know that they deepen spiritual life. Tn my big parish churches in Yorkshire 1 loved to preach to the large congregations of all sorts and conditions of men nnd women who used to come — Nonconformists amongst them— to ' hear what the vicar has to say' — as they put it. I have no...
Sewing Up a Broken Heart. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Sewing Up a ISroken Ileai-t. Cures of heart wounds are becoming more and more common. Hitherto, however, all the cases reported have boon of wounds caused by knife . or sword, but Mv Launay, a young Paris surgeon, has just related to the Academy of Medicine the details of a case given in the ' Lancet' in which the heart was pierced through by a revolver bullet. During the operation the bullet was found lying iu tho heart sac. There wero two woiJiuls of the heart, one on tho front surface and tho other oil the back surface ; these were sewn with catgut. The heart was then sewn up in its turn, and the chest flap was fastened in place, the patient recovering without a single bad symptom.
Meteorological Information. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
?Ilcteorologieal Information. I TlIE following are tho observations of temperature and rainfall in Casino, taken by the Telegraph Master at Oa.111. each day, for tlio week ended March 2(Jth : — /»««? 's-ap'- Friday, Mar. 20 88' 1 .(IS* ' 0'15 Saturd'y, Mar. 2t 70' . j . 04 0-32 Sunday, Mar. 22 77' ' GO- | 0-07 Momlay, Mar. 23 . 8G* ': G2- 0 00 Tunsdriy, Mar. 24 89* 62- : 0 U0 Wednes., Mar. 25 91' i G'2' 0 'f- I Thursd'y, Mar. 20 . 815' ! 03' . 0-74 Average ? 85-14 02-57 Total rainfall ? ? ? ? 1°70
An African Tale. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
An African Talc. 1 TiiKitE is, it lins been snid, always something new out in Africa, and the novel use to which Australian nnd other tinned meats have been put in that country fully bears out the say ing. During the late war, enormous quantities of tinned meats were landed at. Port Natal, but for some reason did not get any further. Owing to fhe crowded state of tlie warehouses, this meat was stacked in the open, with the natural result that in time flie inhabitants passed well to windward of the stacks, for obvious reasons. It was then decided by the authorities that -the tins must betaken out to sen, und thrown overboard, and tlie work proceeded merrily, until the masters of vessels trading to the port complain ed that the channel was becoming blocked. As the Government had expended a good deal of money on dredging this channel, it was decided that the tinned meat must go else where without further delay. The decision arrived nt was that, as the meat was unlit for human food, it ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
For Sprains, Swellings and Lameness there is no better liniment than Chamber lain's Pain Balm. Thousands can testify to the merit of this remedy. One application gives relief. Try it. A. C. Simpson, Casino, sells it. . . The Fishonos Commission was ap pointed by the Government 011 Tuesday. Mr. F. Famell is Chairman, with Dr. Cox and Messrs Want, Spuin, Batchelor, Shipway, Jenkins, Fanning, Gibbins, and Dawson.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Advertisements. PLANT NOW. — All kinds of Evergreens and Tropical Trees, Guavas, Orna mental Trees, Kobcb, &c. ,, in pots from Is. Paspalum Dilitatum Hoots, &c., to bo had from D. J. M'AULIFFK, Greenridgo, agent for Sydney and Brisbane Nurserymen. A GREAT CHANCE-A REAL BARGAIN. FOR SALE, a LINDE REFRIGERAT ING PLANT, comprising Compressor, Ammonia Condenser, Air Cooler and Fan, Ion Tank Coils and Moulds, and nil connec tions, together with an ice-making plant in thorough working order, capable of making 4 cwt. of ice per day, (j H.P. Boiler and Engine, and Ammonia Bottle. Such an opportunity not likely to present itself again. For particulars apply to J. Ckaioie, Agent, Casino. QAUTION TO TRESPASSERS. All Persons are hereby Cautioned against interfering with Stock or Trespassing on Koreo, Lynch's Creek. Anyone so offend ing will be Prosecuted. 0. G. LARKIN. O T I C E. FOR HIRE, a DOUBLE-SEATED BUGGY, with or without, horses. Orders left at Mr. G. Cumming's will be at...
BRISBANE MARKET PRICKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
:i ?' BRISBANE MARKET PRICES.1 ! - 1 '? Followinu wero the wholesale prices in Btisbaneon Tuesday : — . Maize : Prime, 4- lOAd per bushel. ? ? Bran, £6 los per ton ; pollard, £8 10s. ' Chaff: Oaten, prime, £0 lOsperton. ? Potatoes: Victorian, £3 ? 10s per. ton; Circular Head, £4 15s. / V / Hams : Pineapple, Is to Is Id ; Mild Cure, Is per lb. -.- , Bacon : Pineapple, flitches arid sides, 12d ; Mild Cure,. flitches, I2d, and sides 14dperU-. Butter: Local, factory, to. 14d per lb; southern, to 14d.. '« ?? - ' . Cheese: Local, 7id to Sil per lb. ? ' a — - ' s Fat Cattle.— At Hoinebush, onMonday last, there were upwards of 1)97 head ot cattle yarded, representing 42 consignors, chielly from the northern .and north west district^, 107 frpni Qiieciislaiid. tli^. balance from the soutli, with odd drafts frnm tlie 'west. . The yardii|gs included all qualities, ; mainly' good, usefu!. and heavy bullocks. with a sprinkling of prime light weights; *? uliout 270 cows and heifers, including a fa...
A Girl's Adventure. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
A Girl's Adventure. This story conies from France, and is related as true. A youug girl came from Auvergne to Paris in search of employ ment, and took lodgings with a relative. But worK was not to be had, and rather than be a burden to anyone she set off on foot to return home. The distance was more than 300 miles, and the weather : 'very unfavourable, hut she accomplished ? ? , nearly -half ; of tho journey before her strength gave out. In this dilemma she 'undertook to steal a ride. Watching her ? chance at night, she caught on to the .butter of a luggage tr.iin, and on this perilous seat she rode ninety miles before being discovered, half dead with cold and fatigue. Stealing a ride is a serious crime in France, but in this case the girl was tenderly cared for, and sent on to Auvergne.
Intoxicating Chocolate. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
' Intoxicating Chocolate. One of tho principal confectioners in Glasgow last month imported some foreign-made chocolate callod ' Liqueur Chocolate,' aud haviug reason to bus j poet the presence of spirits in the con- 1 fectionery determined to know his stand ing as regards the law before selling this toothsome sweetmeat. He accordingly snbinitted a sample to the Inland Re venue authorities, and analyses revealed the astonishing fact that it contained no less than 10 per cent, of proof spirit ! Instructions wore given to theettoct that its sale will entail liability to a spirit license. Ten per cent, of proof spirit is about the normal alcoholic strength in bitter beer.— ' Wine and Spirit Trade Record.' i - ? The newspapers favourably notice the 'debut of( Miss Clyde Russell, of Sydney, at the Bechstein Hall, Wigmore-atreet, Marylebone.
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
SYDNEY .'MARKET- PRICES. Following are the -wholesale quotations iu Sudiex-atreet, Syilney':— ' ? Wheat: South AiiAtralian, choice milling. 5s 74d f.o.b. Port Adelaide; Califoruiau, on bputiu tjydney, ouoil ; Manitoba, oslOd ; Argentine, 4s to 4s Id per bualiel, to arrive. Hour : Sydney roller, to £12 10s per ton ; ordinary grades, £12 to £12 oa ; Manitoba, 011 spot in- Sydney, £13 10s ; to arrive shortly, ±13 os to £13 7s lid. Maize : Prime river, yellow, 5s ; \\ liite, new, -is lOd per bushel. . -Bran, to Is 2d per liushel. Pollard, to lb Gd per bushel. Cliiekwheat : Local, os (id to 5s Sd per bushel. Barley : Prime feed, to 4s 7d per bushel. Oats: Tastnanian, feed, 2s Gd to 2s Sd; prime, 2s lOd ; New Zealand, prime, 2s lOd toja; good, to 2s Od ; inferior aud dark, hum 2s Gd ; choice seed, 3s Od. per bushel: Oaten Hay : Lucal, prime, £G IDs to £G ? Ids pet- ton ; medium, £6 ; inferior, from ±3 los ; Victorian, prime manger, £7 ; derrick, ±6 ; Adelaide, £5 10s. Lucerne Hay : Hunter...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. LOCAL PRICKS CURRENT. R. R. Express Office, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
coMxMercia:l aews. . LOCAL PRICES CUItRENT. il. Jl. Hxprens Olllce, 'lhiiralaj-. . VoiitowiNu aro this . qiujtatluiiH furfural and dairy protluce ruling' In Cikitiiu tu-Uhj-;.-— ' ? .i..!. - V WuiibMAiiK. » HktaiIj.!. . .A ;'b ;ii s d .. Maize, porbUdliuI; : 0 ' 5' 0 ' ? 0 5. 0 Chart, |ior cwt. . ~,U. ',8 U v i ll U (J-1 ? , : Hay, oaten? per toTt ;. !-'? o '0r' ''o'lO 0.A Oats, per buuhul .. -it 0.'(' '' 0 ' 5' 0 Egifd, per a«z-jii : 'o l- o'. 'o i' 2 ? Butter, loiail liiulory . . 0 1' 1 : 0. 1 ? 3 ' llutter, 'dairy. '? .. :'0 . 010 0 , 1 0.' . .
"Hall Marked." [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
''Hall Marked.' No manufacturer of gold aud silver plate in England is permitted to sell, aud no member would even attempt, to purchase a piece (if silver or gold plate that had not. received the ' hall mark,' says ' Scientific American.' This symbol is stamped upon , every section of plate, and is an absolute guarantee of the purity of the metal. '* Hall-marking' is protected by the Legislature. Fraudulent hall-marking is so heavily punishable an offence that attempts to deceive tlie puDHc Dy means of spurious hall-marks are practically unknown. Probably few articles can be easily adulterated as silver and gold, and, were there no such protection as hall-marking in vogue, the public would be extensively defrauded, as the purity of the met il cannot be. determined by cursory ex amination, but only by elaborate test ing. For gold articles the standard marks are a crown and the carat num ber for the two highest- carat standards — twenty-two and J 8 carat respectively this number being...
Religions Services. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Kclisiuus Services. ? I Giiuroii op England (Casino District)— ? March 29th, Passion Sunday, Sandy Creek (Mr. R. W. Stockdale's) nt 11 a.m., Deep ? Creek (Mr. Duncan's) at- 3 p.m., Casino at 7.30 p.m. ; Wednesday. April 1st, Teachers' Meeting at 8 p.m. ; Thursday, April 2nd, G.F.S. at i p.m. ; Friday, April 3rd, Casino, Choir Practice at 7.H0 p.m.— Uev. -C. F. Seymour. Presbyterian Church of Australia.— Sunday,. March 2Dtli, Casino at II a.m.,. Codrington at 3 p.m., Coraki at 7.30 p.m. — Rev. J. Strang. Methodist Church of Australasia — Sunday, March 2i)th, Casino at 11 a.m., Tatham at 2 30 p.m. — Rev. ('. M'C. Barker.' Sunday, March 29th, New Park at 2 p.ini, Casino at 7. H0 p.m. — Mr., S. P. Dart. Sunday, March 29th, Mougngaiie at !1 a.m. — Mr. J. B. Thomas. Sunday, March 2'Jth, Clovass at 2 p.m.— Mr. J. T. Ciadick. Salvation Army— Public Meeting! at Casiuo every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at S p.m. ; also, every Sunday at 7 a.in., 11 a.m., 3 and 7.30 p.m.
Equine Curiosity. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Eiliiiuc C'ui'io»iiy. A i'oa r, which is a wonderful freak of nature has been born in Gerinautou. The dam is an ordinary chestnut mare, about 14 hands high. The foal has no indication of ears, only 'one eye, which is abnormally large, and rather far round on the front of the face. The nostril on the right or off side of the usual size and shape ; the opposite one is distended very much, and it does not breathe through it. It is MnrtniMPrl flint lltP fnnl rl-tiMi?r-u ifc uunua of hearing throngli its large nostril. The top jaw is shorter than the lower, and inclines to the left, giving the animal tlie appearance of having what is termed a shark's mouth. .One of his most peculiar habits is the way he eats grass, viz., by placing his head between his legs and eating sideways, He is particularly well proportioned in the body, and has a tine set df legs. He gallops round the yaul were he is kept in the daytime as any other foal would, always with his eye towards tho fence.
Myrtle Creek Railway station. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 27 March 1903
Itlyrtlu Creek Railway Station. Residents' of Myrtle Creek, Wyan, Busby's 'Flat/and' vicinity recently pro pared a petition- ? to the Miuister for Work's asking, a'stay.of the preliminary work. Iu connection, with the railway station : on .tlje . north side of Myrtlo Creek,-and (says a correspondent of tho '''Examiner ''),t;lie, petition, was signed by 30 residents. ' Thero has be'oti a'responso to it, 'but: ap unsatisfactory ono. An in quiry was held- by Messrs. Spencer and Smith;'- but . the people of Myrtlo Creek and ,. the. locality — that is, thoso who signed., the,, petition— got no notice of what was about to be done. The eon- , sequence, ujf .this oversight — if it was an oversight, and nothing worse— was that f only ;two 'lopill residents were pi-iunt, ; and'' their attendance was only by aoci- | dent.' Mr'. Spencer is Resident ltoads 1, Engineor at Casiuo, and Mr. Smith, so | it is understood, is Traffic Manager on the Lismore railway iiuo —either that or some similar posi...