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Richmond River. SEPTEMBER 18. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Richmond River. SEPTEMBER 18. Tne urunSfWlCH.-Our neighbours on the Brunswick are petitioning tbe C.S.B. Co. to erect a sugar mill on that river, holding oat liberal inducements in the way of growing suffi- cient area of cane. Ac. It was stated at a meeting of farmers .n tbe subject that npwardi of 2000 acres could be procured within a Tery limited radios. The residents are indignant at the delay in expending the £1000 granted for improving the entrance. The Progress Association have cawed a letter to be written to the manager of the Commercial Bank, Lismore, requesting that a branch be opened on the Brunswick. A petition was also adopted urging that a bridge be erected over Wilson's Creek, on the Brunswiok-Lismore Boad. Perseverance CO.-The annual meeting of the premier cricket club of the district was held on Saturday. The seasons performances were 10 matches, of which eighthad been won, one lost and one drawn. Mr. Anstey won the dab's £2 2s trophy for best batting average, 25.10,...
Lawrence. THURSDAy. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Lawrence. I . THUKSDAT. lawrence .District Improvement Board. -The adjourned meeting for the election ot officer!. for the current year waa held last night in the Companys goods shed, when the whole of the Board representatives, as follows, were present : Messrs. A. Philip (in the ohair), C. J. Lowenthal. (Sec. jpro. tm.), J. Harrison (Lower Southgate - Ward), S. Bathgato, E. Shields, W. Pullen, J. M'Farlane, J. Murphy (Lawrence Ward), Ü, E.. Campbell, 0. Cavanagh, M. Munro (Woodford Island Ward), D. Stuart, B» M'Farlane (King's Creek Ward.) A ballot was then taken for tho selection of officers from members of the Board, with the following results. Previous to the ballot papers being distributed, it was agreed that nom- inees would not vote at all. Messrs. Bathgato and Shields were nominated for the otfioe of Chairman.. Mr. Shields was elected, securing 7 votes against Mr. Bathgate's 4 votes. Messrs. Philip and Murphy were nominated for the office of Vice Chairman. Mr. Philip waa el...
Ulmarra. FRIDAY [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Ulmarra. niiuuug.-1 ne matea between Metsre Matthews « and Smythe at Grafton resulted as was expected, in &lt; a victory for Smythe. Ulmarra men were not successful iu bringing- home either of thc medals for the handicap. Mr. Capp has provided two very . handsome prizes for a handicap to be held in his rink, here, next Thursday night. The prizes are a * handsome silver-plated toast rack with cruets combined, and a set of silver-plated pickle fork, fish . fork, butter knife and sugar Bpoon. As will be . seen by the advertisement in your columns, entries are to be made with Mr. T. Noud or Mr. A, Spring ;. nominations ls Od, acceptance ls, entries close Wednesday night. I understand that a Supreme Court case has arisen out of a magisterial decision given hero . some short while ago in the case of Matthews v. ? Donovan. Summonses have been served for the - next court in Grafton. The Weather has been mild and cloudy this - last week or two with occasional showers, but yesterday w...
Byron Bay Scheme. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Byron Bay Scheme. REFERRING to the sum of £162,000 on the Loan Estimate! providing for carrying oat a breakwater at Byron Bay, th« Glen Innes EXAMINER says "Setting aside all other considerations, it is indeed time to abandon this system of committing the country to works of unknown expense by asking for comparatively small votes to start them with. When Sir John Robertson asked the House to vote £25,000 towards building a harbour of refuge at Trial Bay, he was requested to state what it« total cost would be. His characteristic reply may well be appl ed to this Byron Bay proposal, 'God only knows what the total cost is going to be, but we are going to throw £25,000 worth of stone into the sea by way of a start.' The Byron Bay scheme was introduced by Mr. Smith in more euphnistic language, yet the principle of framing alow estimate in order to get a great work started is the same. Compare this inducement of a low estimate for a proposal favonred by Sydney interests with the extravaga...
Bellinger River. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Bellinger Uiver. WEDNESDAY. DOCK STRIKERS.-A public meeting was held at Fernmount on Saturday to consider the best means of assisting the men on strike in London. A fair number attended, and the Chairman (Mr. A. Black) Messrs. A. Gracie, J. Tyler, and J. Gregg spoke strongly on. the.mattw, and it was resolved to open a subscription list, and form a committee. Messrs. Smythe and. Gregg were appointed treasurer and secretary, and abont £7 was collected at once. "THE NORTHERN COURIER."-The first issue of this newspaper came out this morning, and seems to have fully reached the expectations of its supporters. It is newsy and well printed, and has . assumed a high tone, much to the satisfaction of the general public. OUR BENCH.-A deadlock still continues in the " temple of justice " of the Bellinger ; and busi- ness is greatly inconvenienced. On last Friday an ordinary Court day-several of the magistrates attended in hope of getting the previously post- poned business off; but Mr. Noble ...
Coffs Harbour. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Coifs Harbour. WEDNESDAY. THE WEATHER has bees" splendid for the last few weeks, bat now there is indication of rain. ' The roads are in a little better condition. The sngar cane looks splendid, and the land here is well adapted for its growth. The s.s. Fernmount is again expected daily, to ship more cedar logs, a large quantity being ready i for shipment to Sydney. Two petitions are in circulation for signature, praying for a Post and Telegraph office here ; and also continuation of the Orara road to Corf's Har- bour. We were astonished at the unsatisfactory report of the Postal Inspector. He is like a 'good many more Government officials, who care but little in recommending to assist new and industrious settlements. A suspicious leaking character was captured by Constable Jones, of the Bellinger, last week, at Albert's selection. He has been on the Orara for some time, and is suspected of being the person who robbed a number of settlers houses. Constable Jones deserves great prais...
Harwood Island. THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Harwood Island. I THOEBDAY. IlEGAiTA.--Rùràour has it that steps ure to be taken! to hold a regatta. The committee ' that worked up the last regatta held here were not treated very liberally in respect to donations, for they found when settling np that there was a larg« debit balance to meet, so it is highly improb- able that a committee will now prepare a programme for a day's sport unless they can,get a .officient guarantee that fnnds will be raised. Bowing has gained qufte a monopoly in the sporting world, and we think that lovers of sport should' patronise this effort to bring about a regatta. NEW MILL.-Work has been progressing . very favourably of late, and last week upwards of 3000 tons of cane were crashed, bnt to-day an accident happened through the shaft of one of the rollers breaking, which will be a great drawback, as a new one will have to be supplied from Sydney, before work can be resumed.
Maclean Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Maclean Municipal Council. [ A SPECIAL MEETING was held on Monday evening, to take into consideration the question of enlarging the drain in &lt; Argyle-8treet. now in course of construction. There were present-the Mayor, aldermen Cummins, Kyle, Schwonberg, i and Boderick. Alderman SCHWOXBEBO introduced the matter, and moved the Council into committee. The contractors, he stated, had offered to do the extra work (that is, enlarging the drain from 3x1 to 3x2) for the sum of £Î3 2s, and he thought the charge a reasonable one. After the matter had been fully discussed, it was decided to accept the offer of tie contractors, for the amount named.
Maclean Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Maclean Police Court. ON Thursday, September 19th, before the P.M. and Messrs. A. Boss and Wm. Elliott, J's.P. Neil M'S wan v. Michael Johnson.-Evasion of toll. Mr. Jenkins for complainant. From the evidence it appeared that defendant and another man drove to the South Arm punt, and arriving there alighted from their buggy, and tied the horse to the fence on the road. They then went on board the punt, and, on being asked for the fare (2s) refuBed to pay. The fact of leaving the horse and buggy on the road to await their return according to several cases cited by Mr. Jenkins clearly seemed a direct evasion ot the toll, but the P.M. refused to allow the contention, and virtually j the case resolved itself into this:-The puntman swore that the passengers refused to pay the toll, and the defendant swore to the contrary. The Bench dismissed the information, Mr. Boss dissent- ing. ¡ Lawrence Larney, riotous behaviour, fined 10s and 4s lOd costs. Emanuel (kanaka), obscene language, 5s or 2...
Echoes and Opinions. RESERVES ALONG RAILWAY ROUTES. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Echoes and Opinions. -.-: RESERVES ALONG RAILWAY ROUTES. A CORRESPONDENT of one of the metropolitan papers has been very lavish in his laudation of Mr. BBTJCE SMITH for his action ia reserving land along routes proposed for railway exploration. This gentleman doe3 not probably know that in this respect Mr. Bruce Smith, is only following in the steps of the late Mr. JOHN SUTHERLAND, who. acting upon the suggestion-if we mistake not of a former Member for this district, had the whole of the Crown lands along the course of the pro- jected railways from Grafton to Glen Innes and Inverell, and from Grafton to' the Tweed, reserved from fale. That is why, in a great measure, there is such a meagre population along those routes, added to which, of course, is the exemption from sale of leasehold areas and other reserves in the public interest. Many people have desired to settle upon this reserved land since 18S4, but have been unable to do so-much, we think, to the advantage of the country. ...
THE BYRON BAY VOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
TUE BYRON BAY VOTE. THE Australian Star, with its usual outspokenness upon public affairs, thus referes to an item on the Loan Estimates. This is the more marked in this instance, because the other metropolitan dailies either quietly assent to the proposal or support it. Their action in this respect goes far to prove what many people almost believe, that the Clarence has little chance of fair play from them. To the Clarence people and to the people generally of the north, it is gratifying to find that the Star is watch- ful over the public interest. "On the Loan Estimates nov before the House, is one little item which appears to have a very big meaning. We refer to the vote of £100,690 ' towards a breakwater at Byron Bay.' Members will require to watch this with particular care, as there ison evident design in it to 'sneak through' something of much larger proportions than appears at the first view. In the first place it should be noticed, that this item of £100,000 is asked to be v...
Grafton Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Grafton Police Court. YESTERDAY, before the P.M. and Mr. A. Lipman. GBEVIOUS BODILY HAEM. Jeremiah Leonard, John Leonard and Thomas Martin on remand, charged with inflicting grevioua bodily harm on John Gallivan, at Southgate. Mr. M'Guren for complainant ; Mr, Donaldson for defendants. Mr. Donaldson applied for a further remand for another week in order to procure the evidence of M'Intyre, a material witness, for whom a Bnbpcena was issued, bnt he could not be found. The P.M. considered that whatever the nature of M'Intyre's evidence might Ix,*prima fae\e case had been made out, and the bench must send the case to a jury ; yet if a postponement were strongly urged he would grant a postponement. Tue case was postponed for another week, defendants being admitted to bail on their own recognizances each in the sum of £20, and one surety of £10. WILLIAM LUCAS v. DAVID PINKERTON.-Claim of £8 Hs Cd for services performed as a hired servant, Mr. M'Guren for complainant ; Mr. Laman foi defen...
Public Meeting at Maclean. The Boundary Question. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
Public Meeting at Maclean. The Boundary Question. ON TÜKSDAV evening last, in accordance with advertisement, a public meeting was held in the School of Arts, Maclean to take into consideration the advisability or otherwise of extending the municipal boundary to Palmer's Channel There was an nnnsna'ly large attendance of Channel and Shark Creek people, who evinced a deep Interest in the matter, and who evidently came prepared to oppose the extension. It is only fair, however, to state that the disorder which was very prevalent throughout the meeting, did net emanate from them, bat (rom a lot of boys who, expecting to see a lively scene, did all in their power to promote one. The howling and shrieking which wu indulged in, only too frequently, reminded one more of a wild beast show than anything el-e. The MAYOR of Maclean, as convener of the meeting occupied the chair, and introduced the subject for discussion, after apologising (or the absence of Messrs. 8. See and T. Page (of : Graf...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
BIRTH. JOHNSON - On the 17th instant, at South Grafton, the wife of CAPTAIN JOHNSON, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; of the Barque 'Alexander Newton', of a son. MARRIAGE. CUDD-WARNER.-On 29th August, at the resi dence of Rev. Mr. East, WILLIAM, only son of Captain Cudd, England, to ALICE MAUD MAY, youngest daughter of Mr. John Warner, Sydney. &nbsp; DEATHS. CAMERON - At his residence, Southampton, on on the 16th instant, Mr. HUGH CAMERON : &nbsp; aged 57 years. STEPHENS - On the 19th September, at Harwood Island, Margaret Wallace Madge, second daughter of Charles Neason and &nbsp; Anna Mary Stephens ; aged 7 yrs 5 months. IN MEMORIAM. O'SHEA. - In loving memory of CATHERINE O'SHEA, who departed this life at Stockyard Creek, on the 16th day of September, 1885. &nbsp; R.I.P.-Inserted by her loving mother, Mrs. P. O'Shea.
The Hinister and our Raliway. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
I The Hinister and our Raliway. ' I SIR.-Such an unwarrantable, and therefore unfair, statement as that of Mr. Bruce Smith's, the Minister for Works, to the people of these districts, through their Parliamentary representative-that the Graf ton-'-ilen Innes authorised line of railway is imprac- ticable-is calculated to set people thinking, whether in these days, in this free démocratie country, the people are to be governed hy the whims and fads of ministers, or whether ministers are not the servante of the people, authorised and appointed to administer the affairs of the State in such a way as the people shall choose. In autogratic Russia a great I AM ia apart of the form of despotic Government ; but in democratic Kew South Wales a leader in political life is called into power, maintained and dismissed by the free will of the people. Mr. Bruce Smith may have party ends to serve in denouncing the proposals, or the practicability of carrying them out, if such proposal had not eminate...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
THE MOST POPULAR DRINK IN THE COLONY IS HOW'S -j^ BITTERS! IRead the following reports from chemical exami- nations, which will : at once convince yon of their purity:- , " Government Analytical Laboratory, ... f "Melbourne, July ll, 1884. ."I have examined a bottle of Row's (Steane's) SUPERLATIVE ABOMATIG TONIC BITTERS, manu .factored by Edward Row and Company, and find "it to be remarkably pleasant in flavor, containing about 16 per cent, of a very pure alcohol, and hold- ing in solution a clear wholesome Vegetable Bitter, combined with a fruity spicy aroma. I consider this Bitter a very superior article. WM. JOHNSON, " Government Analytical Chemist. .The great demand throughout the colony for these pure'Bitters shows they ave superior to all others, and equalled by none. FACTS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS. Read this sworn testimony from a well-known citizen : ?%; " STATUTORY DECLARATION. - " I, GEOBQE HEWITT, do hereby solemnly and «incerely declare as follows :-" That I feel it a dut...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
.£ verJ' choice lot of ladies and gentlemen's Gold Albert Chains has been imported by H. Hard-, ing, and may be seen, together with many other at- tractive articles, at his Bhop in Prince-street.-ADV. ? Special Advertisements. WH. PALING AND CO., LIMITED, . (Established 1853). The leading and cheapest house for Pianos, Organs and Music, and all kinds of Musical Instruments. No better value to be obtained elsewhere. ißPAGENCY AT MR. HENRY JORDAN'S, Criterion Hall, Grafton, where every information may be obtained and sam- ples seen. Illustrated catalogues and price lists on application. ELDON S MACRAME LACE. 9d by post. Sylvia's Macramé Lace, ls i¿ by post. DOROTHY LANCERS and nine other Dance pieces, in book-ls 6d by post. " Drink, puppy, drink." " John Peel," and eight Hunting songs (in book)-ls 6d by post. "I couldn't," "Last 'bus," and 14 other Comic songs (in book)-ls 6d by post. New DANCE ANNUALS, 1880-90. G. C. SYER, Bookseller, Grafton.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
General. Noticss ATSÂUNDERS, MATCHES ! WATCHES ! HAYE NO EQUAL in price or quality. Most dur- able, and first-class timekeepers. Send for price list, POST FREE. SIS GEOMGE-STIIEET, NEA KL Y OPPOSITE RAILWAY STATION, SYDNEY Factories-Liverpool, England. Ecerytltlng Guaranteed, and sent Post Free at ' Half the Colonial Prices. £± WATCHES. WATCHES. WATCHES. ( ENGLISH LEVER, full jewelled, £2 IOS &lt; compensation balance. Two years ( guarantee. 1 Os 5 My une1ualIed English Lever, full *' I covered cap. Three years guarantee. j My special English Lever, compensa ( tion balance. Three years guarantee. I ( First-class English Lever, full covered | £4 IOS &lt; cap patent, hand finished. Four years ( guarantee. Recommended. !First- class English Lever.compen sa tion balance, full covered cap.handfinished. Four years guarantee. Recommended. ( English Lever, superior hand-finished £C &lt; maintaining power, Five years guar ( antee, English Lever, extra strong, first-cl...
CHAPTER V.—THE RATHMERE WESTBAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 21 September 1889
CHAPTER V.-THE HATHMEBE WESTBAYS. UEEAici'AST waa just over at Rathmere. The younger children had left the table, but Mrs. Robert Westray was still in her place at the bead, and her husband, with' a cup of coffee beside his plate, was deep in the newly-cut pages of the Spectator. It was a Saturday morning, and Clifford was at home. He was standing in the low, old-fashioned window, his,hands thrust into his pockets, his face wearing at that moment a vexed and gloomy look. It wa3 seldom a cloud dwelt on Clifford Weatray's face. He was by nature sunny-hearted, sweet-tempered, and ami- able. Everyone loved Clifford Westray ; he had more chums than, any boy in Westborough Grammar School ; the juniors especially looked up to him with'a species of loving adoration. He was a fine, specimen of young England, tall, lithe of limb, and strong of muscle ; but he was not a Westray. There, was no likeness in him to his pale, delicate, nervous father ; he was undoubtedly his mother's son, they said...