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Church Services. WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
Church Services. WESLEYAN. : Sunday, August 28— . . Taylor's Arm (Welsh's), 11 a.m. — 1 lev. A. Graham. ? ? Bowra, 3 p.m. — See. A. Graham. Nambueea Jfeads, 7 p.m. — „ BeUingen; 7 p.m. — Mi'. J. Hodges. Coff's Harbor, 11 a.tii. — Mr. B. Joyce. Upper B»aca, 3 p.m. — ,, ? Coramba, 7 p.m. — ,, ,, Gleniffer, 3 -p.m. — Mr. A. A. -Nelson-.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
FOOTBALL. The inlcr-district match played at Coff's Harbor on Saturday last was won by the Orara-(!off's Harbor combination, by three points to nil, The combined Bellinger team was conve. ed to the harbor in a drag by Mr. H. A. Miles; who runs good teams, and who handles the ribbons in a style- worthy of the early days , of Cobb and Co. Tho visitors were short, lind had tn- olitnin t.lin ooi'uinna nf four substitutes ; as it was, many of the best men chosen did not go at all. The game was fast at times, but want of condition made the players patchy. 'For the visitors Miles, M. O'Connor, S. Hattersley, and'McIlwain-played best, and Gettens, Smidt, Moclnir, Kelly, Quinn, and a couple of others did tine work for the winners.- Mr. F. J. Pritzler acted as referee in up-to-date style, and Mr. Jas. Gill and another were good line umpires. The game was played in a very friendly spirit, and was much enjoyed by a large number of spectators. . .In the evening a bnnquet was tendered.thayisitois...
A FAREWELL TRIBUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
A FAREWELL TRIBUTE. ON Wednesday evening of last week a complimentary entertainment was tendered to Miss Henderson in the Fredcriekton Wes leyan Church. Miss Henderson — who is coming to tha Bellinger to live, and who is a sister to Mrs. E. Lyon, of Raleigh, and Mr. G. J. Henderson, of Bellingen — was presented with several gifts, including a neat writing desk. In makinir the nresentation the Rev. J. F. CurwoSd said that they were a mark of the esteem in which Miss Henderson was held by young and old. Although a loyal Presbyterian', Miss Henderson had been always ready to assist other denominations, and she had rendered great service to the Wesleyan Sunday school. The Rev. John Taylor replied on behalf of M iss Henderson, and the rest of the evening was Bpent pleasantly in songs, music, etc., a large audi ence being present.
DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
DEATH. ? Mr. Thomas Browne, of Mount Browne, near CoQ!'sw Hfirbor, died; from * bronchitis (supervening; on _influenza).v on .-Thursday morning I as t; week.* . ,Mr. .Browne, w|io; was a native of Ireland,;li.ved' for, about 30'years:iii the Clarence ilistrict, but' moved fo the Coff's Harbor district about five years 'ago. He was 77 years of age, and leaves a'wldow, four sons, and four daughters; pne* of ' the latter being Mrs.. W.i;'R.' Hughes, of Bellingen. Mis. Browne was ill at the satnc time, as her hus band, and her recovery .was doubted, but, she is now very much better. The fitneral took place at Ulmarra R/'-. burial ground on Friday last, the Rev. Father Sheehan officia ting at the grave. ' Deceased anil his sons discovered tho ' Mount Browne' go'd-fiold, which they recently sold to the Beacon syndicate. -
PUBLIC SCHOOL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
public sohool items; Mil. A. E. Ellis, of Bellinger Heads, is the lowest tenderer for a public school build ing at Barrieton. . . The site selected by Mr. District-Inspector Lobban for a public, school at Arakoon has been approval of by the Department, and a school building and teacher's residence will be erected as soon as possible. .' *. Mr. Lobban visited Gleniffer nil SntllPilnv ln«f nn.l nflnpiiimiirv )w. ,lo,.i.ln,l to recommend the establishment of a school there ; the site chosen is near the residence of Mr. R. ?M. Dowle, the latter giving the necessary land free of cost. . . Mr. Lobban has been on'his way to the Clarence this week, having completed the inspection of schools in this district. . . We understand that Mr. Carruthers is temporarily presiding over the Department of Public Instruction, pend ing the selection jf n responsible Minister.
SICKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
SICKNESS. Many, people throughout the district are still suffering from the influenza, some very severely. Scarcely a homo on tho Bellinger has quite escaped, and in many houses the greater portion of the family has-been ill nt the same time. ; Mr. R. McNally, who had li very severe turn of it, is somewhat better now, and several of those who were first at tacked appear to have recovered their health. We learn. : hnwnver. tlmt Mr. W . r ? Wiill' who for years* lived in Bellingen, and who now lives on the Lower Nambueea, has* been in a very critical condition. He was recover ing from an- attack of la grippe, when lie suffered a relapse.' ? Internal inflammation set in, and' Sir. Hicks was sent for; as lie was absent in Sydney Mrs. Hicks went to ?Mr. Wall's aid, and, with skilful care and nursing', Mri^Wall is now out of danger.
NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
NARROW ESCAPE. At Smithtown on Monday last (August. 13), ?Mr. Denis Sweeney (late of Bowra) had a narrow cscape from a terrible death. Mr. Sweeney, who is a blacksmith by trade, is subject to fits. He was working in his forge .vbeii he was seized wHh a fit anil fell right on top of the fire' which was burning brightly at cue lime, fortunately, air. J. Mclhvain was present and he pulled the unconscious man- from' off the flames. As it was, Mr Sweeney's right arm was badly burnt.. !Isid Mr. Sweeney been alone at the time, there is no doubt terrible, if not fatal, consequences would have ensued. — Argus.
Local Interest. A GRAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
Local Interest. A GRAND CONCERT. A GRAND concert will be given in Moody's hall, Bellingen, on Friday evening next, September 2, as a benefit to Mrs. N. 15. Patterson. The Rev. T. 1). Evans will take the chair, and some of the best local vocal talent ever heard here will take part in the concert. The programme appears in this issue. It will be noticed that a few chairs can be reserved by applying at this office, where a plan may be seen.
A FAITHFUL TRAITOR. CHAPTER XIX. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
A FAITHFUL TRAITOR. CHAPTER XIX. ' I piked enrlv in town,' heexplained. ? ' I came down by the evening.' express, and arrived here when yon were nil nt dinner. I ventured to make - my ? way up to my old rooms. I hope I . did not do wrong ?' lie added gently. ' My dear Richard,' exclaimed; Miss Peile warmly— for such a suggestion quite hurt hcr-^' you come liere ns you would to your own home ! But, if you wont dine, will you not join Tony mid tlie others in the smoking-room ;?' '' Perhaps I can be of. some use to Lady Feo;' suggested Mr., Saville, with a questioning glance at Feo's beautiful gown arid jewels. He himself wore the narrow black tie that_was intended to indicate his respect and mourning, for, i the late Mrs. Latimar. ....... 'Thanks ;? there is nothing you can do- for me,' Feo answered,' not by nny means too graciously. She had caught liis glance, and understood; it;-.-:andy, re- sented it. ' t hate him, the stiff horrid wriir nnd livnoeritn !' slie Said to herself. ' Wh...
RALEIGH WANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
RALEIGH WANTS. Mr. .MoLaughijIN, M.P., nas been in formed that the following matters, brought before the notice of the Minister for Works by him, are being considered : — Enlargement of Stuart's Point wharf ; deviation in road at Goldspi ing's and Laverty's selections, Tay lor's Arm ; an application for a further sum of money lo complete road from Tanban near upper uiik.vh unuge 10 us intersection with. Clybucca road near Christian's place ; a further grant of £200 to complete the North Arm to Bonville road; application for £500, Taylor's Arm fo Bowra ; application for £1500 to extend Congarini road ; appli cations for £300 for road on south bank via l'rovost's to Quilkey's, and £150 for road Congarini to Kafer's.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
LADIES, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE WHAT IS GOING TO BE WORN DURING THE FORTHCOMING SPRING & SUMMER SEASONS, Kindly drop us a lino, giving us your full address, and wo will send yon a nice lot of Patterns and all information regarding prices, etc., to any Town in N.S.W. : - Simply your Addross — On A PENNY POST CAIID will do. Of course if you can visit our Establishment so much tho hotter, but if it is inconvenient to visit town just now you will be just as well able to niako a selection by our admirable system of supplying, Free of Charge, Patterns of the Most Modern and Nicest Importations. Ladies who live at a distance will find this most convenient. HORDERN BROTHERS, Economical Drapers, etc., etc., 203, 2()r\ 207, 20!), 2.11 PITT-STREET (only), SYDNEY. Of course nearly everybody knows that we, 110RDERNS, IN PITT-STREET, send Goods Free of Carriage by the Parcels I'ost System to any town ; yes, any town in New South Wales. A GRAND COMPLIMENTARY CONCERT WJM, I(K TFN'DISUISD T...
A WESLEYAN VISITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
A WESLEYAN VISITOR.. Thn Rev. E. J. Rodd, president of the Wesleyan Confeience will pass through this district next- month, on liis way from Grafton to Kempsey. Mr. Rodd will be welcomed at Nana Glen, Bellingen, and Bowraville. At liellingen, during the afternoon of Thursday, September .29, he will lay the foundation block of the proposed Wualevan Parsor.a'e building, and at night a grand basket social will be held. The Rev. E. J'. Roi'd is an able ami popular clergyman, and The Sun, know ing lifm in years gone by, e i.lorses the fol lowing from the Mudgee Guardian : ' The Rev. E..J. ltodd, president of the Wesleyan Conference, judging from his sermoiu, is a man of democratic ideas, recognising the claims of the Masses.'
Echoes. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
Echoes. . By Tiif. Pu/aitiM. .Ynything in this column is not ncccssnrily iilontified with the policy of the paper.: Tub average life of a . .woman . who works for hor living is 3G years. Moral : If you be a woman, never work for your living. ? , 7^ 7T- _ -K ; K'. ' .7T 7T- ; 7V 7T On the east coast, of Ireland rain falls. Dn an average 011 210 days every year. I11 India, at one place, about GOO inches of rain fall every year, i # * ?' * * * * * - * ' A medicai. man of some note says that children grow only while asleep. Sleep has apparently -bGon^ti curse after nil, in some casea, ' if ' ' grown-ups ' are fair examples of growth during sleep. * * *.'**.* * Rue : '' Don't you think short skirts make a woman look shorter ?'' Another She : Urn, yes ; but thpy make tlie men look longer.' The short skirts advocate took last word and tlie game. * * * * * * * * A couktry schoolmistress recently offered a prize to, the scholar who came uext day with tlie cleanest face. When next day arrived...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
TO THE RESIDENTS OK THE BELLINGER A XI) SURROUNDING DISTRICTS. A.: & EL ELLIS, BELLINGER HEADS. 1IIIIILE thanking you for the patron II age. so liberally bestowed upon us since wo commenced Business on the Bellinger, you ? must not think, that we are satisfied. Wo want to increase our Business, and to- attain this object we find it' necessary to bring ourselves more prominently before you. In. these go ahead days,' when every one advertises, we must resort to the same means. We are not Importers, neither have we-got the Largest Stock:in the: world ; but we have facilities which will; outweigh all these. We pay. CASH for. all we buy ; but whatitdoes - that signify; to you ? What troubles you is, ' What price do we sell at?' Prices fluctuate very mncli. The price of an 'article to-day may-not be - the price to-morrow. It- . may-be lower— it may be higher.,; Therefore. we invite' you to 'either come personally or write, and wo shall always bo pleased to quote you for -any artic...
WEDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
WEDDINGS. At St Vincent's Anglican Church, Fern mount, on Monday last, the Rev. O. E. Bur gess officiated at a wedding. The bride was Miss Kate Elizabeth England, daughter of Mr. Marmaduke England of Deep Creek ; and the bridegroom was Mr. Alfred George Pomroy, of Nambueea Heads. Miss Mar garet Sullivan was bridesmaid, and, like the bride, she was very tastefully dressed. Mr. Alfred E., England was ' best man.' The nhnti. EIIIK » Tim Vnw.n tl.nf ti.ootl.o.l Ei'leri' as the wedding party entered the church; . A correspondent writing on August 18th says : — On Wednesday (yester day), Miss Emily Alice Scrivener, fourth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Scrivener' sen., was married to Mr. R. II. Kelsey, of Ru'eigh. , The . ceremony, which was per formed by the Rev. A. Graham, took place at the residence of Mr. J. Hawkins, South Arm, Nambueea , River., Miss Mary Hawkins (cousin of the bridegroom) was bridesmaid, anil Mr. -J. E. Scrivener (brother of tho bride) was groomsman. The bride was ...
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
Brief Mention. Read church service notices in this issue. ?Good liyiiii fell on the Bellinger on Wednes day afternoon anil night. Dr. Green, Bishopof Grafton and Armldale, is taking a few weeks rest in Sydney. Three annual leases anil an o.c.p. were applied for at Bellingen Lands Office this week. Robt. J. Smith, butcher, is a cash pur- &nbsp; chaser of pigs aud cattlo, .fats or . stores, in largo or small lots.* I'll lllin . mnnl Inn. ..v night, in Bellingen School of Arts, -'to form a Progress Committee. At Grafton, last week, the license of the Woolgoolga Hotel was transferred from A. Neale to A. J. Barrett. The steamer South Australian has gone out of the Clarence trade for the present, ami Clarence -people are anxious; The School of Arts .mooting on Wednesday night, to deal with the appointment of trustees,- ivas adjourned- to Wednesday night next. -..-?:.? Rev. C. E. Burgess is on a visit to Grafton. Rev. E. Dodd, of Grafton, conducts the Anglican services on the Belli...
SOCIAL AT WOOLGOOLGA. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 26 August 1898
SOCIAL AT WOOLGOOLGA. On the evening of Thursday, August 18 Mr. and Mrs. Neale, late of the Woolgoolga Hotel, who are about to leave the district, entertained their friends at a social in the Woolgoolga School of Arts. The hall was crowded, about 35 couples being engaged in dancing. Songs were contributed by Mrs. Neale, Miss Bettridge, Miss Graham, and Mr. &nbsp; Taylor. At the conclusion, Mr. W. Peter, &nbsp; J.P., said one and all would agree with him that they had spent a very social evening, and that the thanks of those present were due to their host and hostess for their kind- ness, not only on that evening, but during their stay at Woolgoolga. He was certain that when they departed, both would be missed. Mr. Wotherspoon, while endorsing &nbsp; the remarks of Mr. Peter, said that Mr. and Mrs. Neale's generosity during their twelve months sojourn at Woolgoolga was such that all present would endorse what the previous speaker had uttered. However, he had b...
OUR ROADS AND BRIDGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 2 September 1898
I OUR ROADS AND BRIDGES. Bv the courtesy . of the . Resident Engineer at Bellingen, we have- been enabled to compile some interesting statistics, showing the works in exist ence, the work clone, and the monoy spent in the Bellingen Roads District during the past three years. It will be seen that during the year ended Juno 30 last £11,142 was spent on our roads, bridges, and ferries; this sum including several special votes and being much larger than the sum For the previous year. The figures are as follow, — SCHEDULED ltOADS. Year ending June, 189G — 2i roads; total length, 321 miles. Year ending June, 1897—23 roads; total length, 300 miles. Year ending June, 1898 — 21 roads; total length, 319 miles. UNCLASSIFIED KOADS. Year 1895-6 — 10 roads ; total length, 45J miles. Year 1896-7 — 12 roads; total length, 44 miles. Year 1897-8 — 21 roads; total length, 47 miles. Totals. Year ending June, 1896 — 35 roads; total length, 366J miles. Year ending June, 1897 — 40 roads; total length, 344...
BELLINGEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 2 September 1898
BELLINGEN. At Bellingen on Saturday night there j ?' was a good attendance at the meeting -: called to organise a committee. Over . 30 were present, and Mr. D. Anderson was voted to the chair. After the chair man had explained the object .of the J meeting, and pointed out many things which needed careful and united atten tion, it was decided on tlie motion of Mr. A. Black, seconded by Mr. S. J. Piggott, to form a Bellinger River Union. It was thought that such a body would have a wide scope ; that any resident of the district might become a member ; . that other committees need not be interfered with, but that all could work together for the general good of h the district. A motion to fix the annual S fee for membership at 3s., payable in advance, was carried after some discus ;i sion, an amendment to fix the fee at Is. ?j being lost. The fee will, however, really if be fixed at next meeting, when the by « ' laws are being dealt with. There was some discussion as to whether a com ?i...