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Late Drowning Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Late Drowning Case. The inquiry into the causo of tho death of the late Patrick Manning was concluded on Wed nesday before Mr. D. Soo, J.P,, district coroner. James Burns, master of tho steamer Perse veranco, deposed that whilo Bteaming up tho rivor a short distance above Harwood about 2 p.m. on the 17th instant, ho hoard a call from tho wator and on lonkino rnmul. saw tho rin ceasod swimming astorn of tho steamer. Ho at once reversed tho engines. By tho time the steamer was brought to a ctandstill the de ceased was 200 yards away from her. She was brought towards him, but ho sank before she reached him. His hat was floating on the water He was aot near onough. to throw deceased a life- buoy. Ho had no idoa how Manning foil ovorboard. He was perfectly sober, Tho paddle whool could not havo struck him. [Tho fireman was bolow at the lime of the accident and could give no explanation as (o how de ceased got into the wator.] Angus Nichalson was on the bank and saw the steamer stop and e...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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Road Contracts. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Road Contracts. The lowest tondors recoivod for tho last batch of road contracts wore posted at the Eoads offieo, Maclean, on Tuesday, as undor : — No. 58 — Chatsworth to Woodburn— B. Battisbizzi, £83 17s 4d. 50— Grafton to Flying Horse— C. J. Munt, £56 13s 4d. GO— Grafton via South gate to Broadwator—C. J. Munt, £112 19s 2d. 61 — Brushgrove via Bluff Point— H, Nipperess, £63. 02— Lawrenco to Myall Creek— J. Murphy, £60 11s. 63— Ulmarra to Yamba— E. Carr, £105. 04 — Upper to Lower Ooldstream — H. Nipporess, £12 8s.

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How to Help the Local Paper [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

How to Help the Local Paper You can aid your newspaper greatly by giving the local office your general printing ; if you do not feel able to run an advertisement, surely you can afford to give the newspaper your cards, dodgers, billheads, envelopes, aud all business printing to execute. The newspaper man needs it, and it holpa him to pay his printer for setting u^ i.»i« uiuuaauu Him uiio XJ.eu I1UU1UQ3 no gives you and your town ; but don't givo it to the travelling canvasser who can give you no such return, and is spending neither time, money, nor brains in helping you to build up your district, Tho time may come when a newspaper may live simply upon the revenue derived from subscriptions and advertisements, but no ordinary newspaper in any ordinary town can exist without auxiliary support derived from general printing. Therefore, if you want a good newapaper — one that will still help your town and district— give all your printing to the C.R. Advocate, the only paper published in ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Excruciating Neuralgia. Tried Everything within Reach NO RELIEF. - CLEMENTS TONIC Successful. Mr. James Curran, Hunter-street, West Mainland, New South Wales, writes on August 14th, 1896 :— I can hardly ex press the pleasure it gives me to write a . few lineB in favor of ClomontH Tonic. To any person similarly afflicted it is sufficient for me to say I was a sufferer from neumlgia. I tried every thing 1 ever heard of within tho reach of my means, but all without reliof, until my attention was happily directed to a testlmonfal ,;etting forth what I now know to be tho well-deserved virtues of Clements Tonic. Aftor the first bottle 1 felt relieved, and when I had finished seven bottles, my neuralgia pains had loft me entirely. — Yours, gratefully, JAMES CLTRRAN. Minerva Tonic Has the support of the best people in the commu nity. Leading medical men, analysts, and others high in tho professional and business world, pronounce it quite imitable. Among others . Very Kev, Dr. O'Etaran, Secr...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Minerva Tonic is the greatest restorative known to modern science Mr. W. H. Cole, late headmaster of Petersham C. of E. School, aays : 'It is a grand Tonic. I have taken fonr bottles and feel ten yeara younger ; my oppstite ia good, my nerves are strong, I sleep soundly and feel better in every way.' Mr. Hart, F.R. M.S., Lecturer, JBendigo and Bal larat School ofMines, says : 'Whenever run down I have recourse to Minerva Tonics, which invariably has the desired effect, Many others writs in a similar stain. Minerva Digestive is a purely vegetable prepara tion, consisting of a number of remedies which have a specific action upon the liver, stomach, and digestive organs,' Dr. H. C. Purcell, L.K., and Q.O.P.I., L.M. L.R.C.S.I., 13 Jameison-streer, Sydney, Bays ; 'I have tried Minerva Digestive in five cased. ... In every instance it haa given mo enf tire eatiafaotion. In one obstinate case o indigestion accompanied by hiccugh and siek nesa after eating, its action was apeoiGu. Minerva L...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

:?_.-? Special Notices. . ' A TEN THOUSAND POUND STOCK, FURNITURE, CARPETS, BEDSTEADS and BEDDING, DISPLAYED IN THIRTY SHOWROOMS ON VIEW AT i; A. HALL & COMPANY, ,«grTHE UNIVERSAL HOUSE FURNISHEES.jgS HA&bS' FURNITURE is all of tho highest class, mako and finish BALLS' PRICES, consistent with reliablo goods, are tho lowest . '.HALLS' GREAT SUCCESS during tha past ten yoara has enabled ua to extend our Showrooms and make them ono of the Sights of Sydney Halls' New Illustrated Furnishing Guide for 1898 post free Halls pack Country Orders free. -V A. 'HALL AND COMPANY, Manufacturers and Importers, 661, 663, 565, and 567 Ij^GEORGE-STREET, SYDNEY. {.,i ?__ , Leave Tram rr 'Baa at Liverpool.Btreefc for Hall's. -.''' What'sthe Noek. -'* . , . . He drew a dial from his poke ; . . ? Says, very wisely. 'It is ton o'clock,' 'Thus may weaeo,' qnoth he, ' how the world wags,' River-street, MACLEAN, and Woodlark-street, Lismore, /THE DIRECT IMPORTERS, offer unrivalled opportunitie...

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Telegrams. SYDNEY, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Telegrams. SYDNEY, Wednesday. A meeting of tho Parliamentary anti-Foderal Party was hold in Parliament Ilouso yesterday Thero was only a small attendance. Nothing definite was dono,but is beliovod tho wholo ques tion will bo brought before tho Assembly. Mr. Barton, in a speech at Albury on Fedora tion, said it was certain that no coastal town would bo chosen for tho Foderal capital. Sir Arthur Palmer, Prosidont of tho Quoons land Legislative Council, diod on Saturday morning. The condition of Mrs. King, ono of the victims of tho Bookwood tragedy, has improved slightly. ? Tho patient has boon removed to Auburn Hospital, Bertie Douglas, who accidontly shot himsolf at Melbourno on his sister's wedding day, died on Sunday from inflammation of the brain. SYDNEY, Thursday. While Edward O'Farrell, ono of tho trusteos of tho Roman Catholic com6tery at Rockwood, was travelling by train on Tuosday night, in company with Mr. MoEvelly, a solicitor who was procooding to consult Mrs. King in refo...

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Local Notes and News. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Local Notes and News. The King ! A fair race. Roost-raiding. A collar soil, oh ! Norton on top again. Is tho Grip sarcastic ? Publishor Robertson doad. Tho Federation fever increases. 'There's lifo in tho old man yoL,' A CoUKT-ly subjoct— a libel action. Benefit social at Shark Crook to-night. tiome juvenile big hitting last Tuesday, How to exterminate mosquitos — kill them. Entries for Maclean show close next Wednes day. Ex-alderman Pooples is going to have another try for tho Municipal Stakes. Everyone Bhould demand a clear course for the forthcoming municipal ruco. If the Lion and Boar quarrel in the East there ?will be a great smashing up of China. Can our cricketers Cooke tho visiting metro politan team ? The proprietor has decided, to dispose of tho Advocate next week— at tho usual prico ! Bonofit to Piper O'Connor to-night at Shark Creek. The new captain of tho local S.A. Corps intends to Butt tho devil out of Maclean. Old proverb revised — 'Never look the fowl house door aft...

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GENERAL INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

GENERAL INFORMATION. Glycerino was discovered a hundred yoara ago. The King of Italy him nevor visited tho Popo. Soot is one of the finest gardon-manuros known. Cheddnr checso takes four hours to digest properly. Thon aro over two hundred mombors F fr.ll n T^fi t, -\r f1/iiin/»il The Mint rocoins 2,500,000 old sover eigns a year. Thoro are 7,000 miles of railway in New South Wales. Opium is considered threo times as deadly no alcohol. Queon Victoria's chiof cook rocoives .C700 a. year. To avory 1,000 men in London thoro aro 1,123 women. Mr. Gladatono's library contains 20,000 volumes. Twenty words porminiitoiB the average »t which long-hand is written. The most ancient medicine in the world is hops. Honey will turn to wax if loft un touchod for some years. Only 0110 person in six possesses fair hair. Cannibalism is largely increasing in the Congo. Diamonds hnve been discovered in meteoric stones. An elephant has more than 900 muscles in hia trunk. In tho whole of Greece thero are on...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

For Sale. TT10R SALE-^One heavy staunch Draught Horse, _|J 5 years old, stands 18 hands, any trial given . Pi ice £18— easy terms. Apply to JOHN MITCHELL, Jun., Shark Creek. General Notices. ANTED to Rent, a COTTAGE in Maclean, at least 5 roomo. Apply B. WILKINSON. mo DAIRY FARMERS. Menses. HOUGH & SON have in hand for sale, on account of S. Macnaughtan, Eeq., C AYRSHIRE BULLS. These Bulls will be exhibited at Maclean Show. I~') E Q U I S3 f~T ION. h ? To Wm. A. Peoples, Esq,., Maclean. We, the undersigned, Ratepayer in the Munici pality of Maclean hereby request that you will allow yourself to be nominated for tho forthcoming Municipal Election, caused by Mr. James Dowliug failing to comply with tho provisions of the Munici palities Act. In thu event of you consenting to do bo we pledge ourselves to do all that lies in our power to secure your return, [Here follows Thirty-three Signatures which have been duly atUated to. — Ed.] Laiies and Gentlemen, — In compliance with you...

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Genera Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Genera-l Sporting. Eady made 205 and 130 (not out) in a match at Hobart recently, Tho Englishmen's match against South Australia failed to excite tho public. The final match of a visiting team should certainly be a teBt match. Interest wanes when the big engagements are ovor. Stoddart's 40 in the Adelaide match waB really a surprise. Tho captain has rarely got beyond his ' toona' this trip. The Englishmen dreaded Jones' bowling mnrn flinn *inv nther Siiufln winlrofn fnr ft! runs on a first class wicket is a fine record. An English journal of standing han had the audacity to state that the test mutches wero evidently arranged. It is easy to imagine ex cuses for defeats. McLaren did not play at Adelaide. He was honeymooning at Governor Brassey's country House at lovely Healesville in the Gippsland country. Sioddart won the toss at Adelaide for the first timo in 11 efforts. The toss wins in Sydney and Melbourne recontly were made by acting captain McLaren. Itanji played so consciously ...

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Colliery Explosion. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Colliery Explosion. An explosion occurred in the Dudley colliery, 10 miles from Newcastle, on Monday morning, and 15 men were entombed. It appears the fan was set in motion about 6 a.m., and a party of 15 men descended tho pit at 9 a.m. for tho purpose of making tho necessary arrangements preparatory to the resumption of work next day. The explosion occurred at 9.10 a.m., completely shattering tho winding-gear, and carrying the timber roofing and debris away a iiiarter of amilo. Simultaneously an explosion occurred at the air shaft, situated a quarter of a mile distant in an easterly direction from the main shaft. Tho roofing and brickwork of tho air-shaft were lifted bodily and thrown in all directions, but fortunately tho machinery was not damaged in any way. Tho explosion ' was heard five miles away. When temporary repairs had boen affected to tho winding goar and tho fumes of gas had moderated, rescue parties 'went down, but failed to discover any trace of the men during Monday....

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Cablegrams. LONDON, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Cablegrams. LONDON, Tuesday. Mr.- Goschen says the idea of giving financial help to tho Navy has now taken root in the colo nies After the church, services yesterday tho British troops at Albara sang the National An them. The whole forco. forming tho Anglo Egyptian expedition, under the command of General Kitchener, marched to meet tha ad vancing Dervishes and formed a splendid spect aoln A hnf.Hf* 1Q lTTITmTlAnf', The French Minister for Foreign Affairs ex plains that Franco has no dosire to settle in the province of Yunnan, in South- Western China. It is reported that China has offered to lease Tahenwan, and also pernr't the construction by Russia of a railway to Port Arthur, provided the fortress remains in possession of the Chinese. China has agreed to the demands of France in regard to the province of Kwanqsi only. The condition of Mr. Gladstone's health is serious and much anxiety is ielt. LONDON, Wednesday. The barque Helen Alty, bound from San Francisco with miners for tho K...

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Geese. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

ftfeesc. Geese should bo the moBt profitable poultry that farmers keep, from the fact that after tho goslings aro a fow weeks old there is no cost for keep — thoy, boing great foragers, travel far in aoarch of food, and require very little attontion. Hitherto, however, from whatever cause, tho Sydney market price for geese has boon low, tho demand evidently falling much bolow the supply — indeed, tho prico for goslings or geeso nearly all the year round is very little moro than that obtainable for good ducklings, 4s. to 5s. Gd. boing about tho normal prico ; nor is thero any reason to believo thnt an im proved quality would much increase tho demand, fowls, ducklings, and turkeys finding more favour among Australian poultry consumers. However, this pre diction is not intended to convey that farmers should neglect this branch of poultry-keeping, but rather tho reverse ; for experience has shown that where our fowls nnd ducklings have fetched in the English markots from 50 to 90 per ce...

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Poultry Notes. Profitable Poultry Breeding for the Local and English Markets. PART XI. Dudes, Turkeys, Geese. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Poultry Notes. fl*rofitafl-lc Poultry ISreetliiiJ? for the (Local and iHnglisli Markets. From the Agricultural Gazette o/N.S.W. BY OEO. BRADSHAW. PART XI. Ducks, Turlteys, Ceese. , ? ? IM Whatovor question thero may bo rola tivo to poultry farming results, there i3 nono whatever where ducks are the objoct. The many scores of successful duck breeders in the remote Sydney suburbs have placed the financial ques tion far outsido the region of dispute, thin branch of the business and its aur rouiiumgs uumg accouncaoio ror tno late legislation which included poultry farm ing as a noxious trade. Duck brooding is successfully carried on to a large extont in Botany, Belmore, Kogarah, Banks town, and several other suburbs. In commencing duck farming the breeder is at considerable advantage over those whoso purpose is fowls only, seeing ho has but three or four varieties from which to make a selection ; tho poultry breeder, on tho other haml, having a great number of breeds from which to choos...

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DOING TWO THINGS AT ONCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

DOING TWO THINGS AT ONCE. An inspector was examining a school in a country district somo distanco from a railway Btation. Ho was afraid of losing his train, ao hurrying with his work, ho tried to do two thin»3 at once. Standing in tho doorway, ho gave out dictation tn Standard II. in tho main room, and at the same time dictated a sum to Standard V. in tho class-room, jerking out a fow words alternately. Tho sum was: 'If a couple of fat ducks cost 19s., how many can bo got for £72 10s. 9d.' Tho dictation for Standard [1. began: 'Now, as a lion prowling about in search,' &c. Of course tho poor children heard both, and got a bit mixed, 'no littlo girl's dictation began : ' Now, a couple of ducks prowling about in search of a lion, who had lost 19s.' While a Standard V. lad was scratching his bead over the following sum : 'If 72 couples of fat lions cost 19.s., how much prowling could bo got for £72 10s. 9 J.?' ? o ? A Parisian inventor is said to have invented a phonographic wa...

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Turkeys. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

Turkeys. It is usually considered that turkeys are the most difficult of all domestic poultry to rear, which to an extonb is true. Tho locality, however, is tho koy to success or otherwise, and it is now an admitted fact that .the whole of county Cumberland in thin colony, no mutter ot! what naturo tho soil, is unsuited for turltnv raisin?. Ono well-known and successful breeder in tho Goulburn district lately informed me that ho tried four different parts of county Cumber land fcr this enterprise, and, with every caro and attontion, was obliged to give tho business up, the small percentage of poults reared failing to make the under taking a Buccess, adding, ' in the Goul burn district I don't trouble to rear them — they rear themselves, 90 per cent, of thoso hatched boing brought to maturity without either attention or ex pense. Tho same thing has been ex perienced by many others, the inland districts of the colony being specially suited for tho industry. Ono great handicap to profi...

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SOME CURIOUS SHOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

SOME CUIUOUS SHOTS. Some years ago my lather (wntis Mr. R. Krai ion, in ' Chums') na.' cut grourc Miooting on si moor in I'ue North hiding of Yorkshire, and dining hK walk down to a mountain cabin for luncheon al'te,- :' a drive ' one ot the heaters sang out suddenly ' Mark behind.' He whirled round and took aim at one ot the three uciu.1 I.'JIIIIU^ MII'll^ l\.1 £1UU.-1C IVIIUtt UUIV IU lAUYC. on ;i strong wind. To the utter astonishment: of everybody who saw it, all three birds fell d.;u;l. A Irlend of mint, when out wild cow bunting in New Zealand not long ago, had a .shot --r. a lino young heifer from the top of a precipice. The animal contiuiird to run, appar eaily no worse, I'., if. his dog, which was rauging aiiHiiiirst th* fen, set up a tremendous howl. He brought; down the heifer with a second shot from his Winchester n pouter, and upon exami nation discovered that his first ball had gone uhrough Ivr ear and cut a toe and cla'V clean off one. of the fore-feet of his tiog. Du...

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THE EMPEROR'S DIRECTIVE A MAN WHO BAFFLED ASSASSINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

THE EMPEROR'S DETECTIVE A. MAN WHO BAKFfiRD ASSASSINS. Griscelli, for more than a quarter of a cen tury Royalty's official life preserver in I'ranco.i.i about to publish his memoirs. He is now i»n old mid feeble man physically, but his mind is as aclive as ever. Jacques Francois Griscelli says, he is the terror of the regicides ; saved the life of Napoleon III. live times, that of Cp.vonr twice; seven times 1 stayed the nrms of assassins raised against tho Cardinal Antonelli. The lato Francis II. of Naples, who died the other day, would huve expired twice iu fun yi-ur 1862, three times in 1863, and again in 1864 but for me. From 1864 to 1807 I was body guard to the Kmpcror Francis Joseph of Austria, whose life was repeatedly threatened by tho malcontents of his empire — Hungarians, Czechs, and Ital ians. I discovered many plots against his life, aud ran down over a dozen assassins. The most interesting period of my life I passed in the service of Napoleon IU. On the first of Decembe...

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COSTLY ECCENTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 25 March 1898

COSTLY ECCUN'J'KICITY. A ci-rtain sav«nt noted for his eccentricities* had a nniuiu for collecting rare and curious oU- books, which absorbed the greater part ol hi-'i not inconsiderable fortune. Among other rareties be possessed a volume which he prized most highly, as he believed il ' to be the only one. extant. Learning one da) , that there existed iu Paris imoUitr copy of the same work, he stuffed his pockets full ot hank notes and set out for the French capital, when ' he drove straight to the address of his ' rival.' ' After the usual preliminaries, the followinp/ conversation look place : — ' Sir, you possess a copy of such and Ruch iv work ?' ' Quite right. The book is in my library. It , you wish to look at it, here it in.'' fc 'Very good, I'll give you 1,000 fraucs fot it.' ' Sir, I am not a dealer in books.' ' Five thousand francs ?' ' iTepeiit ? ' ?-? _ ' Ten Ihousand francs ?' ' Really, sir, I am not justified in refusing such an offer. Here, the book is yours.' Our sav...

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