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Sunlight Flashes. THROUGH THE WIRE: SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
Sunlight Flashes. Through the Wire: Sydney; Wednesday. . Ai' the heariiig of Harold Bros; in solvency case at Adelaide yesterday some sensational ovideiice was tendered, which this' newspapers we're forbidden to publish. I'arlirtmcrit was formally opened at noon yesterday. A large number of spectators assembled iii the vicinity of Macqnarie-street. 121 members were sworn 111. Sir Joseph Ab'bdtt was un animously elected Speaker. The official opening took place at noon to-day with tho usual ceremony. The Governor's speech deals first with Federation and says it is proposed to submit for the consideration of the Legislature a series of resolutions specifying the amend ments that the Government deem of urgent importance. This will be the first business introduced. When the resolutions have been dealt with the Governor will open up communication with tho Cabinets of the other Colonies in order that they may deal with the views of this colony and make other suggestions in a manner found t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
For Sale. ABOUT a dozen mixed Cattle j amongst tlicm are a few well-bred heifers and nVilcli cows. Apply to' H. REICK, Coif's Harbor. Public Meeting. A PUBLIC MEETING will be held in Bellingen School of Arts at 8 o'clock on Saturday Night, August '27. (Good Moonlight). Business — To Form a Progress Committee. Residents from all parts of the River and Arms invited to discuss the matter. Convened by request. DAVID ANDERSON. G. S. BRINER. Public Meeting. A PUBLIC MEETING will be held in the School of Arts, Bellingen, at 3 o'clock on Saturday Afternoon, August 20, to arrange for securing the services of Dlt. \V. A. Kem.Y, L.R.C.S. and L.ll.C.P. (King's and Queen's College, Dublin, Ireland), and L.M. (Coombe Hospital, Dublin), as Resident ? Medical Mnu for the Bellinger River. Convened by request. K T. MATTHEWS. Government Advertisements. -Department of Public Works, Sydney, August 3, 1898. A TTENTION is directed to Gazette JLX Notice inviting Tenders for Erec tion of Timber Beam Bridge ...
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
THE MARKETS. Yesterday Messrs. Proscott aud Co. reported that maize was 2s. 4d. for bosl;, 2s. 2d. to 2s. 3d. for heated, . and from Is lOd. for weevily ; pigs up to 50s. for prime heavy baeoners, 30s. to 40s for light and medium, heavy porkers to 29s., light and medium to 25s. Hill Clark and Co. reported that on Wed nesday porkers sold fairly well at a slight advance ; extra weighty buck fatters 55s. to Gos., prime weighty baeoners 49s. to 52s., good heavy to 47s.. good to 43s., light 27s.. to 36s., best heavy porkers 25s., others from ](5s. T. MeMngh wired yesterday that the maize market has undergone a very firm change since last week, owing to Queensland needs ! the demand is now activo at 2s. 4d. for best maize ; if Queensland continue to operate a farther rise will take place ; eggs aro selling at (-W„ fowls and ducks 2s. 9d. to 3s. (id., pigs at very satisfactory prices, extra heavy baconors to 58s. John See and Co. reported — Maize, 2s. 2d. to 2s. 4d., fair demand with moder...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. High Day oE : Day of Sun. ; Sun Water Week. Month. Rises; Sets, afcthe ? : L ? -u ? /...?? - Heads. : ' ' H SI H It A.M. Sunday ... Aug. 21 . G 29 5 28 10 5G Monday „ 22 0 28 5 29 11 27 r.;' i'.m.- Tuesday : ... ? ? „ 23 G 26 '5 23 - 12 1 Wednesday ? 24 G 25. 5 30 13 47 Thursday ... „ 25 G.24 5 30 1 41 Friday. ... .., „ ;..2G 6. 28 5 31 2 48 - Saturday '.U ^ ,,--;27 : G 21 '5 32 ' 4' 20'' Moon's Phase.— First quarter at G-32 a.m. on .Thursday, August 25.
OUT ORARA WAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
OUT ORARA WAY. £from odr own correspondent.] It is a wondor tlmt something is not done to better the road from tlio Coff's Harbor jetty to the cross' roads ; it is very bad, and the least rrtiii tnnkes it very boggy in places; Although the furmors say thiit rriin is wanted now for grass, everything iri tho way of vegetation or foliage in the dis trict looks well. Sinco writing last, the West Branch road lias been opened ns far as McLcod's, and will bo a very convenient route for tho Upper Oraraites on their way to Coramba or Upper Bucca. In the lino of scenery tho road is as good as some of the roads at lllawarra — for instance, Westmacott Pass and the old Bulli Pass — although the gradients aro less. It is surprising wo have not the inter est in this electorate to force or persuade the Government to construct tho railway line from Guyra to Coff's Harbor. If the monoy spent 011 the various rivers was spent in making a deep sea port at Coff's Harbor, with a railway from the tableland...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
IN MSMORIAM. Donaldson. — In loving, remembrance of our dear children, John Thomas, who died August . G, 1897,. Jessie Margaret, who died August 13,4897, and David Charles, ? who died August 18, 1897. We have seen them fading day by day, we ? have seen them pass away ; We have seen them nursed with tenderest care, and yet they would not stay. Inserted by their sorrowing parents, James and Bridget Donaldson. j '7 ? j FBIDAY, AUGUST 19, \ 189S.
Brief Mention.; [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
Bridf Mention; I Macleay exports for July included 11,788 bags maize. Mr. Ranken, surveyor, lrns gone from Grafton to Lismorc. Our Orara correspondent gives some inter esting mining news. Two prisoners escaped from Trial Bay 011 Monday night. No particulars to hand. Rats and mice are infesting: the Llawkes bury district, and nrc iiolng great damage. Absentee landlordism can't be such a curse. In Heaven the landlords are all ab sentees. Robert Nicol, chief officer of the Bteamer Mcinderry, out his head off on Mondny with a razor. Mr. Pilcher has been offered a Supreme Court judgeship ; if he refuse, Dr. Sly may get it. The Americans have taken Manila, and will hold the Philippines for a time, perhaps altogether, ? The health of His Holiness the Pope is fast failing, and he is now unable to write or to do any work. Lieutenant Rose had a poor audience in Moody's hall on Saturday night to see his variety show. The Public Service Board explains that school teachers do not come under the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
FURNITUBE, CARPETS, BEDSTEADS AND BEDDING. HAVE PLEASED OTHERS. CAN PLEASE YOU. HALL'S DRAWING-ROOM SUITE. Tastefully Upholstered in Rich Silk Tapestry and Plush Borders, Settee, Pair Arm Chair?, and 4 Carved Small Chairs, £4 10s. Hall's have on view 50 Drawing-Room ? Hall's have on view 30 Dining-Room S HALL'S POLISHED WALNUT COLOR BEDROOM SUITE, Wardrobe with best Plate-glass Door, Duchesse Toilet, Chest Drawers, with Glass attached, and Marble-topped Washstand, 2 Cane Chairs, and Towel Rail, £6 10s. ; HALL'S SOLID DINING-ROOM SUITE, | Covered in Best Quality Crocket's ..Cloth, Large Couch, Pair Easy Chairs, and C Paddcd-back Small Chairs, SIX GUINEAS. Suites, from 4 guineas to 25 guineas, uites, from £5 15s. to 25 guineas. I~ HALL'S BRASS-MOUNTED HALF-TESTER BEDSTEAD, Full Size Double Wire Mattress, Top Mattress, Bolster, and 2 Pillows, ? ? £3 15s. ? Hall's have on view 60 Bedroom Suites, from 6 guineas to 50 guineas. A. HALL AND COMPANY, 5G1, 563, 565, 567 GEORGE STREET, BRICKFI...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
STEAM TO SYDNEY. The Fast Direct Route. The Geo. W. Nicoll Line. REGULAR weekly service. The new- Fast s.s. Excelsior, 400 tons, the favorite new s,s. Wojlumbin, 300 tons. . ?rpHB s.s. Excejsior leaves Coif's Harbor JL Jetty every Sunday morning, at 9 a.m., and leave's Sydney every Tuesday evening. ? The s.s. Wollumbin ;also. calls as required. Hot.li steamers have ? cold storage of most modern arrangement, and an impetus is now given to the dairying industries throughout the district.. The ISxeelsior is electric-lighted - throughout, and has , superior accommodation , for passengers. Steward. and stewardess, and. lailits' cabins and'other'state rooms on dock. ? ? ; Fares between CofPsTTarbor and Sydney-—: ^Oabinil single; £1-. :10s.,' -return £2 lOs-.j Stceragp!'£l.,;i lii ?; . v'V 'tt . . I^r further;particulars, apply Uests- Hotel, . Coff's' Harbor, or to i :-s I ii..-. - G150. W. NIOOLL, \ i. Pacific Wharf, Druitt-st., '.Sydney. . The North Coast STEAM « NAVIGATION « CO., LIMITE...
Church Services. WESLEYAN. Sunday, August 21- [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
? Cliurcli Services. . - WESLEYAN.' ? Sunday, August 21 — ? Never Never, 11 a,m,—Jlev,.A, Graham. Bellingen , 3 p.m. — „ „ ,, ?Fern-mount, 7 p.m. — „ „ „ Gleniffer, 3 p.m. — il/r. J. -Hodges. ?:-.; Sunday, August 28— ; ; .- Taylor's Arm (Welsh's), 11 a.m. — lie v. A. Graham. - ? . i Bowra, 3 p.m. — Bev. A. Graham. \ Nambucca Heads, 7 p.m. — „ I Bellingen,- 7 p.m. — Mr. J. Hodges. \ Coff's. Harbor, :11 a.m. — Supply. - I Upper Bucca, 3 p.m. — Coramba, 7 p.m. — „ Gleniffer, 3 p.m. — tVr. A. A. -Kelson.]
WEDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
WEDDINGS. At the Hunler-Ilaillie Church, Johnston street, Annandalc, ' at 5 o'clock on Tuesday eveujng, Miss J; Rebecca Bennett, only daughter of the late Mr., i\ Bennett, J.P., of Bellingen, and1 of' Mrs. F.', Bennett of Bel lingen and.Annandale, was married to Mr. Robert: Long, of ? Sydney. After the cere mony the guests were entertained by Mrs. F. Bennett at dinner, and later in the even ing the event was further celebrated by music and dancing in the Annandale town hall. . . In the R. C. Church at Bellingen 011 Monday morning last, the Rev. P. W. Ahern officiated at a wedding ceremotiy. The bride was Miss Mary Quinn, eldest daughter of Mr. Martin Qainn of South Arm ; the bridegroom was Mr. Henry Maurice Knight, of Barrieton. . At Bowra, 011 Wednes day, an. interesting wedding was celebrated by the Anglican clergyman, Rev. C. E. Bur gess. The bride was Miss Kuphemia Chris tina (Phoebe) Laird, daughter of the late Mr. David Laird,' of Bowra, nnd the bridegroom was Mr. William John...
PUBLIC SCHOOL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
PUBLIC SCHOOL ITEMS. Mr. A. Lobban, district inspector of schools, visited Arakoon (Trial Bay) last week, for the purpose gf finally selecting the site of a new public school building which is to be erected at that place. Mr. Lobban arrived at Bellingen on Tuesday morning, and examined the pupils at the Bellingen public school on Tuesday afternobn nnd on Wednesday. The result of the examination is very satisfoctory to Mr. G. J. Henderson, the head teacher, and his assistant, Miss Haflenden. The numbers on the rolls 011 the day of examination were — Boys, 38 ; girls, 40 ; total, 78. The num bers examined were 34 boys and 34 girls total, G8. O11 Thursday (yesterday) Never Never public seljpol was examined, nnd to-day the house to house schools at Cavan and Baradoc will be inspected. To-morrow (Sat urday) Mr. Lobban visits Gleniffer, to inquire into the matter oi having a school established there, and to choose a site if necessary. . . Tenders for. Bnrrieton school building close to-mo...
ROMAN CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
ROMAN CATHOLIC. Monday lust, being the festival o£ the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, was a day of solemn devotion in the R. C. Church. At Bellingen the Rev. P. W. Ahern cele brated Mass at 9 a.m., after which the annual celebration of the First Communion of the children took place. Long before 9 o'clock numbers of people, including the parents and personal friends of the children, assembled in the church to witness the ceremonies. In celebrating Mass Father Ahern addressed some impressive remarks to the communi cants. The boys wore scarlet rosettes, anil the young girls presented a graceful scene, in their white dresses and tulle veils. After the ceremony a breakfast provided by the ladies of the congregation was tastefully ar ranged in the Presbytery for the children. In the afternoon an adjournment was made to Bellingen Park where the juveniles en joyed a few hours fun. They were provided with refreshments, and were kept amused in true picnic fashion. The children thoroug...
A TEACHER MISSING. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
A TEACHER MISSING. Mr. J. J. Kemp, who had for some time been relieving teacher at Palmer's Island, in the Clarence district, is reported missing. Mr. Kemp was returning to Sydney on the steamer South Australian when he disap peared. lie got on the steamer at Palmer's Island on Saturday afternoon, and was on deck with , other passengers on Saturday night. The weather was thick ami rainy during the night. At six o'clock on Sunday morning coffee was taken to Mr. Kemp's cabin, but the steward found the bed undis turbed. Mr. Kemp has not been seen since, and it is believed that he fell overboard ; he suffered terribly. from sea-sickness, and prob ably went overboard during a lit of retelling. Mr. Kemp was a native of South Grafton, and a nephew of Mr. Gardiner, who was for years an inspector of public schools. He was once in charge of Bowra school, during the absence of Mr. Eggins on leave, and was also at O.B.X. Creek. He was about 25 years of age, was unmarried, and held a good positi...
THE ADVANCE ORARA MINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
THE ADVANCE ORARA MINE. The Advance Orara Company — compris- ing Messrs. W. Robinson, R. Collopy, J. Lindbery, and Walter Rudder — have just put through their battery at Upper Orara a: other parcel of 29 tons of stone, and tne result is the most satisfactory yet obtained from the Advance Orara Mine. We saw the bar of smelted nold. which weighed 1 1 117.3.. and was taken from the 70ft. level. The Company's plenishings from time to time yielded 2dwts. per ton,4dwts. (surface stone), Sdwts. (about 25 feet), Gdwts. (10 feet), 7dwts. to 7Jdwts. (down to the 73 feet level.) This Company lias been working since last September, and that too under great difficul ties, the greatest being the amount of surface water, consequent upon the heavy rains which have fallen there. The battery also gave a deal of trouble, and the Company has gone to heavy expense to put it in working order, nnd before putting more stone through will be compelled to expend still more money on it. This last crushing, the...
A SERIOUS ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
A SERIOUS ACCIDENT. Mr. Jambs Salmon, who lived in Bellin gen and at Raleigh a couple of years ago, met with a serious accident recently in Sydney. According to letters received here it is be lieved that Salmon had a narrow escape from dentil ; na it is !i« suffered terribly and may lose his eyesight. Referring to the accident the Austral inn Star of August G says: — ' A sensational accident occurred at 11.30 this morning on the ferry steamer Lilac, whilst moored at the foot of Erskine-street, for the disembarkation of passengers. A ticket-collector named Salmon, in the em ploy of the Annandalc Co-operative Ferry Co., was in the act of lighting a hand lamp for the purpose of going below to assist the engineer, when the lighted wick slipped into the oil nnd caused an explosion, the flames encircling the unfortunate man's head and shoulders in an instant. There were a large number of passengers on the steamer at the time, nnd almost a panic ensued, women and children screaming. The ch...
Local Interest. NAMBUCCA HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
Local Interest. NAMBUCCA HEADS. Influenza has been very prevalent here lately, and a large number of men have been laid up with it. Quarrymen seem to have been specially visited by the complaint, and work at the training wall has been consider ably affected by it. Threatened opposition by Mr. Buckle has livened up the N.C.S.N. Co., and shippers are now getting their maize, livestock, etc., away in great style. The bar carries good water, and the Roseda'e has been taking 1000 bags each trip. — Corres- pondent. -
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
Parliament was officially opened again this week, with the usual fanfaronade. The Governor's speed), that miserable string of promises necessitated by the system of party government, was read in the same listless way as of old. Even the federation question failed to make tlio ' speech ' nmeh more interestinsr than the ordinary rigmarolo with which each successive parliament begins its work. The Governor's speech is merely the government's speech ; and in this case it is probably the speech of the Daily Telegraph and J. H. Want and G. H. Reid and the Sydney merchant ring. When the elections of July 27 sent the Rkid-W AUT-Telegraph crowd baclcin a seriously maimed condition the Barton-Lyne party joyfully dreamed of an early return to power. The Barton party, at the elections, scored 25,000 more votos than tlio Reid party, and 8000 more than the Reid party and the Labor party combined. Therefore the people who abhor Reid hopsd to see him shunted early, in favor of Lyne or of Barton, bu...
Echoes. Anything in this column is not necessarily identified with the policy of the paper. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 19 August 1898
Echoes. ' . .By This Pir.ouiM. , . . Anything in' this column is not ncccsenrily identified with tho policy of the-pnper. Tunisia-' liunvy bullocks woro; yarded at Homebush Inst woolc. ono of tliemi weigh ing 18001bs. : when dressed. ..'I ho:' bul- locks wcro fnttenod 011 ordinary grass by Mr. II. C. Wliito. and wcro four: and fivo years old.- - s : .'.i. , . Go on the; land, llioinns 'Flaherty selected near Warren, and worried: along for a few years. Last week lie was found dead, hanging: by a leather:, trace toa tree near lus lint. Ho went on., the land, and is now under it. ? *? * * ' * ? * - * - *' : * Wir.LiAJi Hooke MAnoEims, of Yass, once inspector of public works; :and lately Council Olerk, has been sOnt to'gnol for a year, for embezzling £517 of ? the Council's funds. 'Mnrgerie'ns '7d- years old — -okl ^ enough to have been lionest. * *r. AN-exclinnge tells a story. re an elec tor who entered a polling. booth .011 July 27 with a very, black eye. '.-What's tho matter with yo...