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Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Commercial. McLachlan and Company report a large attendance at the disposal of timber, doors, and sashes, on Saturday on account of Mr. W. E. -? Baker. Good prices ruled. ? Messrs. Maurice, Beatsou and Johnson report having sold by auction on Wednesday last, at Tully's yards, 20 head of fat bullocks, at £4 per Mr. W. J. Hawthorne reports selling 2 and 3-year old steers at 25s 6d to 39s, springing cows and heifers £2 15a to £4 2s 6d ; privately, .draught horse £6, team of bullocks £55. Buyers are in the market for 5 or 6 more. McLachlan and Company report selling by private treaty on account of Mrs. D. McLachlan, of Sydney, four allotments of land adjoining the Protestant Hall property in Eiver- street at a satisfactory figure. Mr. 0, E. Henson pur chaser. '. Maclean current prices: Dairy butter 6d, ? factory 9d per lb ; eggs 9d per dozen ; fowls Is fid to 2b: ducks 2s to 2s 6fl nar nairC John McFarlane wired list 'night: — Maize prime, 2s 3d to 2s od, in good demand. Our Sydney corr...
Shipping Intelligence. Departures. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Shipping Intelligence, Departures. City of Grafton (b), 825 tons, Captain D. Anthon, for Sydney, March 26. — Meadamop . Johnson and family, Ewing, Seller, Plim and two children, Kolao ; Misses Johnson, Potts ; ? Messrs. A. J. Homer, W. Eussoll, Johnson, J. Moorohead, Phillips, T. J. Blundell, R. Eddle etona, J. H. Plim, Sippe, J. B. Astburg, Spong, .Huthnanco, Arnold, Rev. Canon Ewing, and 12 in second class. Left Maclean at 11.45, and crossed out the same afternoon. Arrivals. Eallatika (b), 680 tons, Captain John Magee, from Sydney, March 26. — Mosdames ? ' Lord, Holt, Jensen, McLean, Cochrane, Zucher, McEttrick, McAulay ; Misses Pinchen, Bur gess, Carroll, Simpson, Bush. Foland, Harris : (2), Warner, Smith, Northcott, Duggan ; :. Messrs. E. W. Fitzgerald, H. 0. Cutler, E. J. Pulton, W. Schoinpflug, E. Hancock, W. M. Burns, F. J. Hallewoll, F. P. Eiohard, G. Keast, W. T. Holland, D. Dymock, A. Cadell, A. Barling, E. D. Lang, E. W. J?razer (2), J. Shipway, D. Gillies, Gunther ; Mast...
A Terrible Voyage. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
A Terrible Voyage. Tub ship Hahnemann recently arrived at San Francisco after a voyage of 214 days from South Shields, having been becalmed for two months on the Equator. The provisions had almost given out, and the captain and the greater part of the crew were down with sickness, when the United States man-o'-war Adonis sighted the Hnhnemann's signal of aiairess, ana came to tno relict or me tamisnea crew. Tho chief officer of tho H.ihnomann gives tho following description of this terrible part of the voyage : — 'For weeks the men lounged about the decks praying for a breeze to spring up that would take us to any part before uur food supply had vanished. Whon the United States training ship Adonis hove in sight we were reduced to the extremity of starvation and nine of the 25 men that composed the crew wore down with scurvy. It was at this time the captaiu sank from exhaustion and wliat seemed to be erysipelas, probably due to insufficient nourishing food. The whole crew were on a ...
A Great Daily. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
A Great Daily. This is a fact, and throws a sidelight on Sydney evening journalism. A small boy presented himse'f at a suburban police court and announced to the othor pressmen present that he was a junior reporter, but had nevor takon a report. Ho was generously assisted. Three weeks later tho junior reappeared at tho same court with a still smaller boy, and gave him tho first lesson in the noblo art of journalism. And this ia the nowspaper that is supposed to repre sent a great political party in this country. In a few years those small boys may develop into experienced journalists and getmRrried. It will be their turn then to make room for boy re porters.
Our Yamba Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Our Yamba Letter. Medical Society.— Tho. annual meeting of the Clarence District . Medical Benofit Society was :. held on Friday evening last at Angowriej a large number of members ' being present. Mr. J. ? Ellis, president, was in tho chair. Mr .T 'P.llJn ? as president, Mr. 'Turner as socretary and Mr, J. Cronan as troasurer were re-elected for the onsuing year.' The' following committee were elected:— Messrs, Dovlan, McCarthy, McPhilhps, Caulflold, McCabo, T; Coleman, A. Campbell and Delanoy. It was ''deoided to terminate the agroement at prosqnt existing between Dr. McKay, medical officer, and the Society, and to solicit application fpr tho position in the Sydney papers and tho Advocate. Tho treasurer's statement showed that the Society is iu a flourishing condition financially, and a good balance was carried forward for the present year. It was unanimously decidod that the sum. of £10 bo donatod to tho energotio secretary, Mr.' T. Turner, as a token of appreciation of his servi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Minerva Tonic ia the greatest restorative known to modern science Mr. W. H. Cole, late headmaster of Petersham C. of E. School, says : 'It is a grand Tonic. I have taken four bottles and feel tea years younger; my appatite is good, my nerves are strong, I sleep soundly and feel better in every way.' Mr. Hart, F.R.M.S., Lecturer, Bendigo and Bal Hrat School of Mines, says: 'Whenever run down I have recourse to Minerva Tonic, which invariably has the desired effect. Many others write in a similar Btain, Minerva Digestive is a purely vegetable prepara tion, consisting of a number of remedies which have a specific action upon the liver, stomach. nnd digestive orgauB.' Dr. H. C. Purcell, L.K., and Q.O.P.I., L.M. L.R.O.SL, 13 JatneiBon-streer, Sydney, aays ; 'I have tried Minerva Digestive in five cises. . . . In every instance it has given me enf tire satisfaction. In ono obstinate case o inuigostion accompanied by hiccugh and sick ness after eating, its action was specific, Minorva Livo...
A Shady "R.A Y." [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
A Shady '''K'A'f.' ' [By Vulcan.] The Grip— the soandalu.m magnatcm of Grafton journalism — has on ics stall a scribblor who from timo to timo oxposos that ignorance whioh genorally accompanies an individual who has the ' froo run' of a newspaper, but lacks suuicioncincouigoncu u- ruow wuuu uu is iiiumu^ a fool of himsolf. Thia particular scribblor rejoices in tho NOit-nn-rLUitE of ' R.A.Y.,' but has about as much brilliancy as a poorhouso match, tho rofloctiou boiug so poor indood that the misguided individual cannot distinguish tho difference betwoon ' respoct' and ' partisanship.' 'R.A.Y.' — what a misnomer 1 But, stay, when I turn tho initials over in my mind, and wade through the concoction, I arrive at tho cou clusion that tho letters aro very appropriato — Real Australian Yahoo. In tho last issuo of tho Grafton Giur, ' Vulcan' is honorod with about six inches of choice abuso, undor tho head ing of 'Non compos mentis.' Abuso from him is regardod-as a complimont by yours truly....
Palmer's Island Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Palmer's Island Letter. Cbeamery — Tho supply of milk to our creamery has fallen off considerably within the past few weeks, owing to tho continuous wet weather. The rainfall is also interfering with the planting and growth of feod for tho winter. Tenders closo on Thursday for tho oreciion of quarters for tho muuager of the croamery. School or Arts.— A meeting of momber was hold last week. Tho treasurer reported tho recoipt of a chequo for £2 15sfrovn the Bellinger School of Arts for books sold. to that institution. A list of 50 now books which it was deoided to purchaso was orderedto bo sent to Messrs. Angus and Robertson to ascertain the price. It was decided to affoct sonjo improvements to tho hall . and to apply to have jit licensed for entertain ments. An application was made to lease it for a weekly dancing assembly.
Road Contracts. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Road Contracts. Tenders are invited in this issue for the follow ing road contracts- in tho Maclean district :~No 05— South end of middle road, Palmer's Island —ono third class culvert. 60— Brushgrove via Tyndale to Maclean, in throe sections, near Qnaylo's drain, Wallwork's and Farlow's— 63 lineal yards bank protection, 15 cubic yards maintonanco motal:and one box drcin. 07 ? betwoon Law's and Macnaughtan's, Harwood ? removing one tree, 902 lineal yards formation, two box drains and-13?t chains outlet drain.
Our Grafton Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Our Grafton Letter. Hallewell Concert. — One of the attractions of show week will be the Hallewell concerts by a company of metropolitan artistes, who arrived by the Kallatina yestorday under the manage ment of Mr. H. Jordan. The company includes Misses Amy Simpson, and Emily Kush, Messrs, Hallewell. ana pulton aud fcLerr \Y. scneinpnug. Eighty seats have already been booked for the concerts. Mr. Jordan wont to Maclean yester day to meet tho troupe and escort them, to Grafton. Police Court.— On Friday before Messrs. L, Jacobs and F. Doberor, Js.P. Adam 'Weather- stone was charged with being the keeper of a ferocous dog, Evidonce was tendered by Mr. J. Tully to tho effect that the dog in question was a vicious brute aud had on the 17th instant attacked him with the slightest provocation, Defondant, his wife and son, on the other hand, alleged the animal was an exceptionally quiet dog, except whon aroused, and was on tho day in question chained up iu the yard. He was on the chain, the...
The Spanish Swindle Again. A "Plant" at Maclean. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
The Spanish Swindle Again. A 'Plant' at Maclean. Evidently tho promoters of Spanish Swindles have boundless faith in tho credulity of Australians Notwithstaudiug tho full and complete exposure of the device by which a number of people in tho colony were recently induced to send large sums of money to Spain to provide tho means far tho emigration of a weauny uoircss wuose lortuno tnoy wore to share, a new swindle, or rather tho old swindle in a new form, is beiug attempted. A resident of Maclean has within tho last few days recoived a letter from Valencia, Spain, bearing the signature of Santiago do Ocboa. Tho writer says ho was tho agent of a revolutionary party in Spain and was despatched to France to purchase, arms for the use of the rebels. While there he heard that the plot had been dis covered by tho Government and his fellow conspira tors arrested. To escape extradition he took passage to Australia, bringing with him a sum of 700,000 francs. He camo to Maclean. Hearing of tho ...
Small Debts Court Rules. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Small Debts Court Rules, A new set ol rules for tho guidance of Small Debts Courts is announced to come into opera tion from 1st proximo. These provido for tho filing of plaints with tho Registrar not less than eight clear day, boforo the sitting. Upon affidavit being filed with the Registrar that a debtor is about to leave the district to evade eervico or to remove goods or disposo of same to evade payment, tho Registrar may issue n summons to defendant, made returnable at any time, provided that it bo served 24 hours before the time of return. A summons can be made returnable at any sitting of tho court within two months after date of issue of suoh summons. Particulars of defence must be filed three clear days before tho aitting, and plaintiff must receive copy two clear days bofore. Money must be paid into court three clear days bofore the hearing, with coats, and a notice served on plaintiff two clear days before.
Local Notes and News. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Local Notes and News. Rise in buttor. ' Norton v. Copoland. Changeable weathor. Freotrado — Burglary. Graf tou show tomorrow Anothor Spanish swindle. Big mail stoamor wrockod. Trouble in tho Liamoro P.O: Tug o' War noxt Saturday. A ' War' cry- -You'ro a liar.' 'On tho look-out'— Tho widow. Cau Parliament hold two 'Sees.' 'Faint heart never won tho £300.' ? Alteration iu Yamba sports programme. Itoad tho a'.toratiou in Mr. Shore's advt._ Mr. John Seo is experiencing enthusiastic re coptions throughout his electorate. XUO \JUUUUU HUUULU JLJlUOpuUL ivi Wi« M.I logod buriod treasure. Surfeit of amusotnonts in the ' city' this week. Wraggo should be approached for fine woathor. Withdraw tho £300 and how many budding ' politicians' would there be ? \Vo won't have Federation, ? John HaynesiB against it. Tho Coraki show was again 'blessed' with wet weathor. Tho 'fiscal' fad has reached the State schools. XllU 1UUU1OUU lUUUI/dVUd U1U gUVU *w* w'v «wvw makor. Mr. Edward Leonard, a woll-known ...
Norton and the Organist. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Norton and the Organist. At the Sydney City Council inquiry M. Wiegand, the.city organist, was examined and was drawn out by Alderman Norton with interesting results. Don't you think said Norton, that in playing at St. Patrick's you are acting unfairly to Australian musicians 1 — certainly not ; never. I must live, and living is very dear in Australia, you understand. I am not a teetotaller, and I drink beer here as we drink it in Belgium. (Loud laughter). 'Mr Norton,' said witness, shaking his head severely, 'I have worked and studied for 25 years, and that is why I am a groat musician. In Australia the pupils have two years lessons, and then they call themselves great organists. I don't think so, though they get their money's worth.' (Laughter). Now he added, he took his pupils to the organ in S:. Patrick's. Asked if that was a safe thing to do with Protestant girls he replied : 'Oh, we won't pervert them ; and because they go there the roof wont fall.' Yes, he was a Catholic, 'bu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Civility aud attontiou to be obtained from Mclutyre, tho People's tailor. — Adv. Mon's Balmorals, solid wear, only 4s lid at H. E. Frape's.— -Adv. Aldermau Sam Seo has beon re-elected to Grafton Council:— Though his name is Sam Seo, Don't iinagino that he Is an almond-oyod party from China ! Ho's a brother of John, That respectable mon And he's vary like John only finer ! — Orange Leader. All tho latest Bhades in suitings to be found at Mclntyro's. — Adv. Danoing Pumps from le 6dj at H, E. Frape's.— A4Y.
Hints on Beauty. A PARISIAN PRESCRIPTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
Hints on Beauty, A PARISIAN PRESCRIPTION. ' To bo piquant and pretty' (a:»ys a well-known fashion writer in a Parisian contemporary) ' several complements are necessary. Silk aud satins, laces and Jewells, are in themselvas but a small adjunct to boauty if ladies only knew it. To my mind the firat and indispen siblo adjunct is a smiling, doiicately-tinted face, a sprightly step and an abuudance of vivacity. Mrs. Johns, for instanco, is a protty vicacious young lady of about 20 years, and in answer to tho questions put to her, she said:— 'I have beon very ill, but at preso.it I am enjoying ex collent health and spirits. Indeed I dont know that ever I felt bettor in all my liko. I can safely say that I owe my satisfactory recovery cntiroly to Dr. Williams's Pink Pills. Tho first cause of my illness was I believe tho worry and extra work caused by moving from pUce to for I have beon a great traveller during the last year or two. Anyhow, aftor my last journey I began to feel very low an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
A first class fit can bo obtained at Mclutvre's —Adv. Youths 1 to 4 Balmorals from 4s Gd, at H. E. Frape's. — Adv. Got your Winter suits from a praotical man ? Mclntyro. — Adv. Subscribo to the Advocate Consistency and fairness combined. Send your orders for Job Printing to tho AnvoOATE Office. Superior work and low fates, - ' '' ? '
A Remarkable Conversation. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 March 1898
A Remarkable Conversation. Onk of tho most remarkable conversations on record took place in New York rocontly. It was enrriad on over a telephone wire. At one end was Cnptuir. Charlo3 Jacques.superintendent of the Holland Submarine Boat Company, in tho New York oflico of that concern ; at the other end of tho wire sat Simon LaIcg in the cabin of tho boat Argonaut, eiyht miles out in Baltimore Harbor and 05ft under water. A fnirly stiff gale was blowing up above, but Mr. Luke's wonderful craft crnwled along steadily on its cablo as it went, and Mr. Lake's voice could be heard in New York just as clearly as if tho speaker was on dry land.