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A Clergyman Murdered. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
-A ('Icrgymnii ^Burdercri. A t'JiiLKGKA.M was published 011 Wed nesday sfating that a farmer named Andrew Moore had been sentenced to be hanged for shooting the Rev. Wil liam Bell, rector of Kilmeen, county Cork, Ireland. The remains of the Rev. William Bell were found in a charred condition 111 uin uiij.-uu.-u ' 'ir,uiswic.cu there 011 November o, was discovered. The head was nowhere to be found. Mr. Bell was last seen nlive near the rectory at 0 o'clock 011 the evening of November 3. The fire, which took place a few yards from where he had been seen, was not discovered till after 8, and his movements in the interval were wholly unaccountcd for. For the purpose of the coroner's inquiry noth ing more than a superficial examina tion of the remains was made. Some days later a new revolver was dis covered in a field in the neighbour hood. Communication with the man ufacturers, a Birmingham firm, led to the 'discovery that the weapon had been sent to an address at Kilmeen a few days bef...
CRICKET. LOUD HAWKE'S TEAM V. SOUTH AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
? » CRfCKET. Lord Uawke's Team v. South Australia A mutch wn.s commenced on the Ade laide Oval on Friday between a . South Australian eleven and Lord Hawke's team. Following are the scores received up to our going to press : — .Loud Hawke's Team — First Innings. Warner, b Giffen - . ? ? 47 liuruup, c and b Giffon ... ...103 Fane, c Newland, b Travel's... ... 4 Taylor, c and b Claxton ... ? 105 Dowson, lbw, b Travel's ... . 0b Bosanquet, c Claxton, li Giften ? ... . 57 Thompson, b Travers .... ... .18 Trott, b Giffen ... ... ... 4 Johns -li, c Travors, b Reedman ... 54 Stanning, c Gehrs, b Reed man : ... . 28 Hargreave, hot out ...' ... ? ? ... : 2 Sundries ... ... ... ... 12 Total' . - ... ... ... 553 South Australia— First Innings; ? Hack, c Taylor, b Thompson 3 Evans, b Thompson ... ...^ ...? ? 15 Reed nan, b Thompson . ... 18 Gehrs, c Fane, b B isanquot.... :? . 0 Hill, b Til- inipson ... ... :: ... 58 Claxton, not out_ ... - ..; 72 Jennings, not out ... ^ : 44 Sundries ... ... 1...
THE RICHMOND V. BALLINA ELECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
The Richmond vi1 Balmna- Electorate. Tearii3 roprosOiiting The Richthohd aud Ballina Electorates mot on the Lis riioro Oval oti Saturday, -the result being a win for Tho Richmond oil tho: first innings by 34 runs. Following aro the soores 1 The Richmond— First Innings. J. Purcell, b Russell ... ' ... ... 7 A. James, b Cupitt ... x ... ... 0 L. Devlin, b Russell ... ... ... 7 H. Devlin, c C. Cupitt, b J. Cupitt... 2 R. Yabsley, b Russell... ' ...' ' ..'. 6 H. Pollack, b Russell... ... : '6 R. Devlin, b Russell ... ... . ...' 20 G. Williams, uot out ...- ... . .. 9 B. Yabsley,' b Russell ... ... , ' ... 1 D. Sayillo, c and b Cupitt ... ... ,3 P. Devlin, b Cupitt ... ... ... 0 Sundries ... ... ... ... 5 Total ... ... ... ... 06 li.MulillCT ' -T ,( Mf . T l-..r. sell, 6 for 27. Second Innings. L. Devlin, b Gilmore ... ... ... 6 A. Jamos, b Gilmore ... ... 21 G. Williams, b Trimble ... ... 2 R. Devlin, c O'Doiinoll, b Trimble ... 0 J. Purcell, b Gilmore... ... ... 0 H. Pollack, b Russell...
PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
hill imuxt. 1 ' Fighting Mao.' was only abont 50. 'Mr. G. M. Wade, dentist, visits Coraki on Thursday next. _ ' ' ' A Progress Association has boon formed in Coraki. A military oncanipmont ivill bo held in Ballina at Easter. T\- TVTi T ? 1 1 ? ? l 1.. i.l ? ? U L . 1*1. IIUOU lliis JIUI llJ'lllUllbiy UIKUU u\} his residonco at Byron Bay. Tho military camp this year will be held iu Ballina. Casino and Lisnioro Lancers, and Maclean and Lismoro Scot tish Rifles, are to go into camp. ~.s;Tlio Paris newspapers published sym pathetic reference to tho lato Sir Hector Macdonald. Russians who are religious do not eat pigeons, because 'f tho sanctity confer red on the dovo ill the Scriptures. Tho Coiirt has granted leave to Mrs. Margaret Willis, h Tyson claimant., to appeal to tho Privy Council. The Miliistor for Works has decided to abandon tho scheme for employing 200 men cutting wood for sale. A lad natned Turnbull dropped dead while working in a field at Kempsoy on Tuesday. The day was iu...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
Local and General News. Wanted Known— That Mrs. Maher, having purchased tho Goodwill, Plant, an.l Business lately carried 011 by Mrs. J. Newman, in Crouch's buildings, Barker street, hopes by keeping the very best of goods, and with civility and attention, to retain and increase the connection.* Fkvkk in Stock. — A great number of STOCK n.ivo mieiy uueu r-eiz.t:u -vihi n kind of fever which sends tlietn en tirely oft' their milk. The fever is sometimes ficcoinpanied by an attack of inflammation and a swelling which is most dangerous if not' arrested. It. was supposed in many quarters that tho outbreak was pleuro, aud one far mer had a large number of his stock inoculated, with the result that they died. Tim Wkatiikk. — -Since last issue the weather has been warm, close, aud very oppressive. Almost every eight, we have been visited with showers of rain, some being fairly heavy. The very warm weather being experienced is phenomenal for this time of the year; at the same time it is mos...
A Curious Document. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
A Curious Document. ' Tiik nicliives of some of Hie Go veriimenf.oBiivs contain vnthercurioua documents, Ono which was uncurl lied quite l'ecentlv, and which belong.-; to the bygone period, resuls a follows ''Roads — minute paper — subject depu fniir.i.a Tl 1 ? ? .Works that there. are no deputations for to-morrow on ina'terK relating to this department.' Then follow tlio initials of the Commissioner for Roads; an addendum by a second oiliciul is somewhat hard to decipher, but it reads like 'More silly business;' and the third remark alongside a tliinl initial is, ' Right you are, says Moses.' Casino : Printed ami pulilislii'il by . (iKiKvu and Geurok Hia:i.EUT Tukniii;, Proprietors, nt their Gi ueral IVintiiig Otiiuo, coiucr of linker and NVulkci1. ? Btruuts.
LATEST BETTING. SYDNEY, Monday. DONCASTER HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
LATEST BETTING. Sydney, Monday. DONCASTKIl HANDIOAl'. 7 to 1 v. Australia.. 10 to 1 v. The Idler. ? 100 to 8 each v. Air Motor aud Pos tillion. 100 to 7 each v. Purser and Argentuui. 100 t.o (J each v. Pendant, Silver Ray, Debenture, Acrasia, and Marvel Loch, 100 to 5 each y. Ban, Ceontha, Simile, Sir Leonard, Rose P.-tal, and Kai Viti. - 100 to 4 each v. Vanity Fair, Contest, Idolize, and Fireclay. 33 to 50 to leach v. others. ? ' SYDNEY 'COP. 6 to 1 v. Patronage, , j !, , ?; . , 7 to 1 v. Acrasia. , [ ' 8 to 1 v. Postillion.- v. : ? 10 to l V; Abundance; ''v. ' 12 to 1 v. Cyanide.- :?.f; : ?- ?: 14 to 1 each v. Balfour and Great S;jot.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
Advertisements. rp H E TRADE P A L A C-E. I l-eg to nnnonnco to tlio nuniernra patrons 'if the Trade Palacu that I have disposed of my Business— Stock in Trade and Goodwill— to Mn. M. M'CANN, and whilst gratefully acknowledging tho very generous support accorded nie (luring thi- last 27 -J years, I confidently solicit for my successor a continuance of the same, feeling assured the same straightforward dealing which has been characteristic of the busi ness in the past will be meted out in tho future, and merit your entire, confidence and approval. F. O. CROUCH. P-eferring to tho above, I ask the support of the general public of Casino and district, and intend to do my utmost to deserve it by straight dealing and reasonable prices. M. M'CANN. JAMES T. TANDY, Auctioneer & Commission Agent. Swons Vai.uatoh Undkii Real Piioi'eiitv Act. I HAVE encjuiries for Farms, Dairy Properties and Town Lands, aud shall bo glad to have particulars from intending sellers. Loans Negotiated on Go...
Sporting Intelligence. ROSEHILL RACES. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
Sporting Intelligence. - . ROSE HILL RACES. Satoiidav. Hurdle Race. - Champion 1, Frantic 2, Cambooya-3. .? Granville Stakes. — Invasion 1, Kai Viti 2, W F. 3... ' Rawson Stakes.— Great Scot 1, Abun .dauco 2, Purser 3. .Railway Handicap. — Marvel Loch 1, Orry 2, Air Motor 3. Rosohill Handicap. — Street Arab 1, Acrasia 2, Torchon 3. Carlingford Mile. — Australia 1, Ar gontum 2, Fireclay 3,
The Episcopal Apron. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
Tlic XSiviscopnl .%prou. Dorixo the recent episcopal 'In- vasioii' of Melbourne 011 the occasion of the enthronement at St. Paul's Cathedral of the Right Rev. Dr. Lowther Clarke in the bishopric, savs the ' Argus,' the questions of Carlyle's * ' Tenfelsdrockh ' — ' 'Wherein con sists the usefulness of this apron ? The overseer (episcopus) of souls has turned in t tie corner or it, as if his days's work were done. What does he shadow forth thereby ?*' etc. — were repealed in various forms by divers persons nnd the meaning and authority for these things demanded. One bis hop. turned the tables 011 an inquiring laymnn who was clad in orthodox morning dress by asking, ' Why these buttons at the back of your coat ?' The layman was nonplussed. He had never given the matter a thought. The. obvious explanation, was, how ever, that the buttons are a survival. Formerly they served to keep a belt in its place. The belt was discarded, but the buttons remain. Similarly the episcopal apron, which...
To Fatten Live Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
To Fatten .JLlve Stock. if Mil. John Kammici;, of Chicago, is I reported ?? to iliave invented a process likely to revolutionise the practice of -VJ fattening live stock-, especially cattle. § The invention is in tlio liands of tlie J| American Graiu-growing Co. of Chi- U ;cago, and consists of a large galvanised 8 iron case, covered with a layer (if B common wood moss, compressed by fl wire netting, and capable of absorbing a large amount of water. Inside (Lo case are drawers in which corn is placod in layers 3 inches thick, and 7 ' water is poured into the moss,' when the grain begins to sprout, and in about four days is ready to be fed to stock. Fresh corn is substituted, and the process of sprouting ? repeated. Tlie cost of the invention is said to bu exceedingly low, and cattle eat tliu . ? gr'aixi treated by it wjtli great relish, and fatten very rapidly. Tlie grain, iu .sprouting doubles its weight, aud be ' coming soft and nourishing, is entirely arsimilaii'd, which is not t...
Arltunga Goldfield. "MOST OF THE MINES VALUELESS." CONFLICTING REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
ArUuiign tiolilflclil. ' MOST OF THE MINES VALUELESS.' CONFLICTING REPORTS. Adklaidk, Wednesday. — Until re cently reports concerning the Arltunga field, aud mote particularly Winneeke's Depot, have been remorkable for their consistoncy. Hero and there opinions have differed as to the probable rich ness down below, but nearly all were struck with the surface shows. On tho strength of this shares have steadily risen, but 011 Tuesday even ing there was a whisper abroad that advcise news had be-n receive!1, and this impression received practical con firmation by something approaching an all round slump. This morning nil the principal stocks were affected, and a big drop is officially reported. A rumour went abroad that Mr. Brown, the Government Geologist, had sent an adverse official report, but the absurdity of such a statement is appareut. from flie fact that Mr. Brown has not yet arrived 011 tlie field, having only left Alice Springs on Monday last. It is officially stated that 110 ...
Trading by Government Regulations [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 31 March 1903
Trading by ^overnnient Etc ? filiations. A TiKGAi, anomaly has occurred 111 connection with the buicliering trade. Under the industrial agreement' which was recently tiled in the Arbitration Court between thei Master Butchers' Employees' Union, the master but chers allow their liancls one holiday in the year for the purpose of a picnic. To enable them to do so they were emnbwered tinder the arrreernMif. tn ' keep their premises open until 9 o'clock 011 the preceding night. -It had been m rangecl that the picnic would take place 011 Thursday, a 11 cl the muster butchers advertised that, in view of the neces sity,, of closing all day, their shops would be open for the convenience of tlie public until 9 p.m. on Tuesday. This . annonncement, however, served to direct the attention -of the Depart ment of Labour and lndusfry to what is regarded as a contravention of the Early Closing Act. With a view to possible proceedings under the Act, (heir inspectors were instructed to take note of a...
A Giant Tree. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 April 1903
A Giiuit Tree. A..giant oak tree 'which owns itself nnd 8ft. of ground on nil sides is oneof the most, unique attractions at Athens, snys the ' Washington Times.' Tliu .-tire stands in a fashionable street, and ?is one of the most magnificent oaks in jtlie south. It is tall and symmetrical; its great, limbs are shaped as if by tliu hands of an artist, aud under its shade .several generations have sheltered ihemsclves from the heat or Injvu : taken refuge in storm. Nearly n cen tury ngo Colonel W. H. Jackson, son of, Governor James Jackson, and father of Chief Justice Jackson, of tiie Georgia Supreme Court, went to the court-house in this city and placed a deed on record, in which he said:— 'For and 'iii consideration of the deep love niid veneration I have for the oak i tree (giving n location), aud a great 2 desire that thietree be protected for all | time, I convey to said; oak tree entire | possession .of itself, together with 8ft. | 01 ground;: 011 ail siaes. uoionei Jackson lov...
"Two Per Cent. off My Life." [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 April 1903
' Two Per Cent, off illy Life.'' It was in a court of justice adjoining the hideously gloomy prison of Newgate, a point at which the misery . and crime of London have for centutics been foeussed. A young man. scarce past boyhood, stood before the late Lord Chief Justice Coleridge, chareed with embezzlement. He was a bright, in telligent youth, 8uinewhat better -educated than the average English clerk, but not clever enough to make one sovereign. do the work of five, so he luid embezzled his em ployer's money in order to livo according to his taste. The employer objected, hence the scene of which we have a vivid recollec tion. After reading him a fatherly lecture, the eminent judge sentenced the dcliuqneut to two years' imprisonment. ''Two years !' exclaimed the convict, as he was led away. 'Two per cent, off my life, if I live for a hundred years !' Yes, two years makes a distinct notch iu the life even of a centenarian ; and then, you see, very few of us can reasonably hope to beco...
A New Race of Pony. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 April 1903
A Sew Itaee of B'ony. ^ The most interesting event of modern times connected with the domestic horse is the discovery by Professor Cossar Ewart of a distinct race of small horses or ponies existing in Iceland, the Faroe, Barra, and certain other of the smaller lsianus or tiie western Hebrides. A no tice of these small horses appeared in tho '? Field'- of January 31, 1903, from which it is gathered that the most pronounced characteristics of the race are the absence of callosities, or chestnuts ou the hind legs, and the shortness of the hairs on the upper portion of the tail. - Where this pony originated it is impossible to say, but there is little doubt that it is a dis tinct race from the pony of ; Western Europe, hitherto believed to be the only race of ponies in Europe. This race is found over a considerable area, though generally very mixed from outside cross ing It is found in Brittany and most of North-Western France, in Wales, Ire land, Scotland, and the Shetland Islands. It ...
Notes by "Bushman." [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 April 1903
Notes by '? Bushman I In his effort to vindicate the soundness of, Australian finance, Mr. Copeland, Agent-Geneml for New South Wales, carefully avoided every vital operation which is necessary to prove the stability of a -people — its honest' progress, nnd above all its power to pay its w*y. Mr. Copelatid labours heavily mi publicly owned railroads, roads, and the length of bridges and twopenny-halfpenny culverts, lie was also heavy on tho income from the ? sale and gradual dispersal of the Crown estate He even reminded tho private Britisher of the £7.000,000 or more he was drawing as interest, annually from private investment in tho colonies. He tried* to show human addition by excess of births over death rate. He even reached back to the time when Captain Cook was planting the British standard, under the gaze of a tribe of' scared natives, as a kind of favourably reversible picture of then and now. Mr. Copeland, however, carefully avoided any reference to the growth or decline in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 April 1903
rjjv'-!: N '^1);:;:^^'^ TENDERS are invited for the Erec tion and Completion of a , SHOP, at Kvclc Pl»» nnd specifications to be Jm°at' Express' Office, Casino, after Monday, April 6th. Tenders, ''Idressed- to tlio undorsignod, close on .FRIDAY,. Al'UIL 17th. CULLEN & FELTON, Kyoglo. fjT O B U ? I . L D E R . S. TENDERS are invited for the Erec tion and Completion of a SIX-ROOMED HOUSE. Plan and specifications -may he soon at the 'R.' R. Herald'' office, Coraki. Tenders, to be sent to tho Post Office, Coraki, addressed to the' under signed, on or before SATURDAY, 18th APRIL, at noon. T. BIRMINGHAM. fjp 0 BUI L D E R S. TENDERS are invited for , Erection of BUILDING on corner of. Walker and Barker streets, as per plan, and specifi cations passed by the Committee of'tho Casino School of Arts. ( Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. . ?, Tenders close on TUESDAY) . 21st, A^IUL- . j»:«J !»? For plan . and .fijrthpr. infprinatipn apply to . , . A. J . JUNOR, ?(,.;? Hon. ...