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Local Notes and News. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Local Notes and News. Snow. Circus. Plenty oE aimisomonis. Reid's Oabiuot not WANT-ed. Splondid ontries for tho show. Another Page iu Municipal affairs. Tho area uudor cano in tho colony was reduced by 0000 acres last year. Forty- fivo soal hunters havo perished on an ico-floo oil Newfoundland. Thoro aro 50 manufactories in Gormany ongngod in making imitation buttor. Lust quarter 62 births, 29 deaths, and 17 marriages woro registered at Grafton. Mr. S. Macnaughtau returned to Macloan yestorday after a tour in New Zealand. Ono quarter oi all tho pooplo born dio before six years and one-half boforo thoy aro 1G. Tho P. W. C. sectional committoo aro on a visit to tho Tweed taking evidonco on the Harbor works, Tho youngest Mayor in N. S. W. is Aid. Oahill. of Nyngan. Mayor Oahill is only 24 years of ago. There aro 800 public-houses in Sydney and its suburbs, and 760 of these sell drink on Sundays. Voluntary eoquestration : Ada Langan, wifo of James Langan, farmer, Woodford Island, Brushg...
A Local Divorce Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
A Local Divorce Oase. i 9sb following oase was heard undor ordor of tho Judge in Divorco at Maitland on Tuesday, Holl and v. Holland, a petition by tho wife for a divorco from hor huaband, on tho ground of desertion, Tbore was no apjpearanco of respondent. Affidavit Ui JJUlOUliiH BUIYI^U UL J.UIU1UI.S AtUIIUU, OUirOIlCG River, was put in and another of search, and no appearance Tho issues were marriugo and deser tion. Margaret Holland, the petitioner, deposed that she was married on tho 22nd March, 1892, in Newcastle, they wont to Sydney for a f ortnigb t for their honeymoon, and they returned and lived with various of hor husband's rolativcs at Glendon Brook. She spoke to Jiiui several times about getting hor a home; he said he would, but afterwards he could not afford it ; hor husband was a porter on the railway ; but ho gave up his position soon after they woro married, and wont to the Clarence. She received two lcttors from him. Ho had not supported hor since ; sho had summoned ...
Road Expenditure. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Boad Expenditure. Sin,— Undor the heading of ' Vulcan' in your issue of Tuosday last I find a statomont to the offoct that thoro has boon throo times tho amount of public money expondod in the Grafton olootorato than tho Claronco. A roforonco is ulso mado to tho oxpoudituro upon roads and minor works to tho detriment of tho Olaronco. I am having an official return proparod which will put tho matter corroctly to tho public. I do not purposo to tnako unfavorable comparisons with adjoining oloct.oratos, but considor it my duty to kivo tho truo facts. — Yours, otc, J. MeFARLANE.
Our Graft on Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Our Grafton Letter. The Show. — Tho show just over no doubt was a credit to Grafton and district. The unanimous opinion is that it was the best ever held here, and as far as my rocollection goes I thoroughly agree with that opinion. The number and quality of the exhibits inside the pavilion was unequalled and in this connection a word ol prai6o is due to Miss Mary Sinclair of Maclean, who carried off Biddells £3 3s for best collection of cakes, etc, frum amongst eight first-class competitors. The principal iioms of interest in the pavilion were Paling and Co. collection of musical instruments and tho Singer Sowing Machine Co's art ex hibit, also Mr. Beadott's humorous sketch 'The burial of tho cow question.' Tho latter 'caught on' immonsoly, bspecially as the characters de picted nro so woll-known locally. Mr. Beadett will probably exhibit tho picture in the non competitive section at tho Maclean show. The takings at tho gates amounted to £142 Ms 2d, and what with ontranco foos, boo...
The "Grip" Man's Logic. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
The ' Grip' Man's Logic. SiRi — la your issuo of tho 1st April (April Fool's Day by tho way), a lottor appears above tho signature 'North Arm Giup correspondent' commenting on my criticism of his remarks iu a previous issue of your journal. My first impulse upon reading samo was to quostion evory state ment contained thoroiu, but whon I camo to think over it, I concludod that ' Southornito' has no businass disputing with such a matchless logician and sublime philosopher, as tho follow iug quotation proves tho Giur man to bo : — ' Exporionco touches mo that tho Prornior has taken a wise atop iu removing the sugar duty, for this is tho only way to decrease tho great, returns obtained by tho capitalist from tho hard toil of tbo farmors.' Yo gods ! If poor ' Sou h ornito' was a canegrowor and found that tho Co. reduced tho prico of cauo 2s por ton for evory £1 takon oil tho sugar duty, ho would have saitl that exporiouca taught him that the removal of tln- sugar duty was a direct loss t...
Mr John McFarlane. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Mr John McParlane. The Member for the Clarence ha3 been officially informed as follows : — The Minister for Works states that the plans for Maclean dock aro not yot complete but it is expocted that tenders will bo invited in about uve weeks timo. Too Minister for Public Instruction is willine u V me ^s111611' oi Angowrie the old school building at that piace. Instructions will bo given tn the local office to proeood with tho work of erection of a bridge at Mororo Creek whou tho residents supply the timber promised. Similar instructions will bo siVttu to repair the road leading from tho Duck Ponds to Woodford Dale wharf when the residents comply with the conditions agreed upon. In roply to a roquest, the Minister for Works has granted the sum of £30 for repairing tho road leading from the middle road, Palmer's Island to E.E. Smith's.
Shipping Intelligence. Departures. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Shipping' Intelligence. '. Tjenartures. CUT OF Gkatton (s), S26 tons, Captain D. Anthon, for Sydnoy, April 2.— Mesdames Harvey, Dunn, Sketchly, Honnessy, Sailer, Kingsford, Ford, Kipping, Eobineon, Jouos; Misses Hennessy, Howard, James, Loonard, Sketohly, Nesbitt, Goulding, Purdio, Gorrard, Sellor, Powell, Carrol, Kingaford, Lipinan (2), Blanch, Eggins, Strango; Messrs. E. Arnold, Eitzgerald, Payne, T. T. Bawdon, Komp, A. M. Williams, J.Davis, S. Eggins, Paino (2), Seggins, Ackman, Hanu, A. M. Damols, W. Gerrard, W. Eggius, Eggins, Cranton, Bydor, W. Johnson, H. Kingsford, T. A. Powell, lord, P. Kritsoh, Prooman, Doust, Leonard, P. C. Uarr, (jr. jjaornsoii, u. auwvuuu, unu»w»i| Soheintflug, Craig, Howard, Parkor, Hunter. ,-Boroly, Gollan, Monaghan, Brewer, MoDougall, Pymook, Colo, Kist, Donohoe, Allan, McGregor Dann, E. Adams, Dr. Bernstien, S. See, J. See, JSl.P., Master Kingsford ; and a large num ber in second class. Left Maclean at 11 a.m. and crossed out the same afternoon. Arr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Shipping Notice. -pBDUOED FARES. REDUCED FARES. The Fast and Regular Paasongor Steamor *«e _jfe MeKenzie LeareaCHATSWORTH EVKIiY MORNING for GRAFTON, via South Arm, excepting Thurs day wliiii sho mna up tlia iMaiu Rivrr LeaveB GR.VFTON EVERY AFTERNOON at half-past 2. pa¥bs Chatsworth ? 2a Gd Koturn 3s Od Macleaa ? ? ? 2a „ 3s Lawrence ? 13 Gd ,, 2i Gd Brusngrovo & Ulmiuni.,.13 ,, Is Gd GEORGE SHORE, London Honac, Grafton, oml All Nations' Store, South Grafton. vtOHTH COAST STEAM NAVIGATION ' jN ' ? COMPANY (LIMITED.) S.S. CITT OITgRAFTON1, Captain D, Asthox, LEAVES SYDNEY FOR GRAF 'r'\ -, _rv?k TON every TUESDAY NIGHT at 0 '-. ^S^^s,. o'clock; and LEAVES GRAFTON ^mESSsT FOR SYDNEY every SATURDAY ?MORNING at G o'clock. S.S. KALLATIHA, ' V Captain John Magkb, LEAVES SYDNEY FOR GRAFTON every SAT UKDAY NIGHT at 9 o'clock; and LEAVES GRAFTON FOR SYDNEY every WED16ESDAY MORNING, at 6 o'clock. SAMUEL SEE, Local Manager. Auctioneers and Commission Agents. McLACHLAN and COMPANY, Rive...
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Commercial. Maclean curront prices: Dairy butter 8d, factory lOd per lb ; eggs Is per dozen ; fowls Is 6dto2s; ducks 2s to 2s 6d per pair. There w~as a fair attendance and a number of horses and cattle offered at the Graf ton Show ground on Friday, but there wore few sales. Messrs. W. Small, J. J. Hough and Son, and T. T. Bawden (through T. P. Ryan) are catalogu ing stock for sale at Maclean on Thursday. Mr. Small will sell for Mr. Bawden, owing to the _, latter's absence in Sydney. A Sydney buyer recently purchased, through Mr. T. T. Bawdon, 1G head of draught and coach horses, selected out of 35 head submitted. The prices ranged from £o to £15 per head avor aging over £9. Another lot of 10 head of draughts were sold for delivery this week. McLachlan and Company report soiling on account of Mrs. A. J. Scope, two allotments of land in Argylo and Oban streets, at a satisfac tory figure. Mrs. A. H, Pearce, of Maolean, purchaser. On Thursday Pitt, Son and Badgery sold 15 pigs from Graf...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Minerva Tonic Has the support of- tho boab^people in the commu nity, Leading medical men, nualyste, and others high in the professional and business world, .pronounce it quite imitable. Among others . Very liov. Dr, O'Haran, Secretary to his Eminence the Cardinal Archbishop of Sydney; writes : — 'I' havo much plensuro in bearing testimony to Iho value of Minerva Tonio, During tho holding of the Grand Australian Fair it wua much appreoi ated ^hereby the clergy and othors who foutd in most palatable and energising. Everyone who has had experience of it pronounces it admirable. (Signed) Denis F. O'flaran. Minerva Digestive is a purely vegetable prepara tion of greatest possible vftluo in all troubles arising from imperfect digestion, Minerva Liver Pills (pink) are the' modern family aperient. Minerva Compound Iron Pills (yellow) enrich tho blood, and tone up the system, Minerva Little Nerve nnd Brain Pills (white) feed both brain and nerves to which they act as a tonic. H. McKINNON, Ag...
A Nice Young Man. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
A Nice Young Man. Pkosiac enough waa the history of the crime of Kitchen, the defaulting Rechibite secretary, according to the 'South Australian Advertiser.' One of the officers of the order who, prior to Kitchen's disappearance — his defalcations were known before ha fitted — questioned him on the subject, und the lute secretary replied. 'The iking began directly I came into office.' His own monev became 'mixed' with that of the order, and ho begun his career in crime by taking a 'little,' hoping that the day would come when he could straighten up the accounts, It never came. Once started. 011 his downward course Kitchen plunged in, and to cover up his deficiencies resorted to a duplication of some books. One of the delegated said to Brother Allen — 'Did you never see any strange bookB at Kitchen's office ?' 'Yes,' was the response. 'I suw oae which .bore the title. 'All Men Are Liars.' Laughter .greeted the sally. In a letter written by -Kitchen: he: lamented that 'he was not left...
Sydney Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Sydney Show. The Eoyal Agricultural Society's annual Bhotr opons in Sydney to-day. This groat metropoli tan attraction for country visitors promises to be a gtgnntio succoss this yoar. Ohoap excursion traius aro boing run on nil linos, and exouraioa tickots havo also boon issued by tho coastal iteamors. oyanoy will oo thronged with sountry visitors this wook. Tho Claronco has jontribntod its contingent, us tho passonger list af tho City of Graf ion will show. This district will also bo roprosonted by oxhibits. Mr. John Balo, of iho North Arm, has sont a collection of products. Mossrs. Ford and Crispin, of Grafton, havo alao sont local products including a trophy of augur o.xno. Threo young Shorthorn bulls from Wooroowoolgou have also beon sont down. Mr. Bonaud. of Coraki, has entered his pony J toko, who was shippod by tho City of Graf toil from Maclean on Saturday. Among local visitors to Syduoy show whoso aesistanco would bo of vahio at our local gathering is Mr. T. A. Powell, of ...
Public School Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Public School Concert. A concert and entertainment by the pupils of tho Maclean Superior Public School evontuatod in the School o£ Arts on Friday night. Tho usual courtesies woro not extended to tho Advocate by tho promoter of tha coiicort, but though cho existence of tho Advocate may bo ignored oy iudividuuls, wo do not wish to retaliate by iguonug public functions, and wo therefore luruish a brief roport of tho concort for thu information of our roadors, many of whom would othorwiso know nothing of it. being well filled and ladies boing largely in the majority. Tho now lamps rocontly nuug iu trout of the stugo aro u docidod improvoinout, particularly iu spectacular display a such, as chose which formed tho most interesting feature oi Friday night's programme. The ovorturo was played by Miss Haynes (piano) aud Mr. G. d.aynes (violin), Tho first part of tho ontor uuninont was a cantata, tho' White Garland,' ju which ovor a scoro of girls and throe boy a took part. Tho contral figure...
Answers to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Answers to Correspondents. i Saxitaby. — Wo handed your long drawn-out plagiarism to tho ofilco 'bore' and ho has not aiuco beon heard of. Songster (Ohatsworth).— Your pootio (?) linos and subscription rocoivod. Many thanks for the lattor. We aro in rocoipt of a lottor, ovor a fominino NOM -de-plume, condemning tho salo of alcohol at tho sports in aid of tho liouiau Catholic Church on St. Patrick's Day. As tho publica tion of tho lottor ovor a NOM-Di5-rx.UitE would probably initiate a religious controversy by anonymous writers, wo must doclino to publish it excopt ovor tho writer's proper name, iu which case tho samo conditions will apply to any roplies that may bo mado to it.
Just Made in Germany. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Just Made in Germany. The 'mado-in-Germany' troublo has assumed a now phase, which is causing considerable con sternation among tho quiot homes of Eugland. A lolly , tho product of Teutonic ingenuity aud bounty-fod sugar. which has attainod wido popu larity amongst tho rising generation, is found, on analysis, to contain 7*21 per cent, of proof spirit. Cases are recorded of youngsters turning up at school in a state of royBterovs intoxication, subvorsive of all discipline, and extremely detri mental to what tho inspector in his report calls 'moral tono.' Whon ucousod of having boon dissipating at tho public-houso thoy denied it with a hic-coughy auducity born of absolute innocence, but ascribed by tho masters to drink Uouco confusion, Egsravutod by futile and totally uudoserved flagellation. Iu ouo caso a teacher partook of tho lolhos, and roUpsod into the samo state as tho inobriated pupils, whom ho had just been punishing for druukonuess and disorderly conduct, Other instances aro...
Lower Southgate. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Lower Southgate. Obeajibby. — Tho adjourned mooting in con nection with tho proposal to form a company tor the erection of a local creamery was hold on the 2b'ch ultimo. Owing to the night boing wot ?iud dark tho attendance was limited. Mr. Xorthcott occupied the chair. Several communi cations wero read congratulating tho residonts on v^.vj w^v/^m muj uu.14. M4U.UH i,\j uiuuo ti xuuai cream ery and wishing them success. A gontloman writing from Sydnoy said that if the orection of a creamery was docided on he would invest in .-shares. The doputatiou that had waited upon Mr. Boss reported that thoy woro ; courteously received by that gontlomau and supplied with a great deal of valuable information. Mr. lloss strongly advised thorn to procood with tho erection of a creamery, as they could diepose of as many shares nosv as tho Palmer's, Island Company had allotted at the timo thoy startod. That Company had thon disposed of 212 shares, out the number had sinco been increased to -112.' Th...
Public Subscription Lists. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
Public Subscription Lists. Sin,— If your correspondent ' Subscriber' will come from behind the fence and satisfy us that ho was a contributor to tho ' O'Mara Momoriui Fund' we shall bo pleased to show him the balance sheet or supply him with any informa tion no may require, notwithstanding that hi- request is made somo 15 months after the fund was adjusted. And further, if ho is anxious to see his subscription in print wo are prepared to publish same, or in fact all deiuils, in iho public press on the conditions stated by him. Whon all expenses wero paid we had a balance of £7, which was handed to the widow. We preferred not to break into this amount for the 6ake ot advertising a balance sheet.— Youra, etc., T. LAMY ) CT „ 0. J. CLARKE j Hol)- Sgcs' Sir, — In your last issue a letter appears over thoNoir DE plume of 'Subscriber' which refoi- to persons having charge of tho Duunot Testimonial and O'Mara Memorial fuuda in tormt that would lead subscribers to bolieve that they wore not...
The Tug-o'-War Dispute. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
The Tug-o'-War Dispute. The tug-o'-war between tho Shark Crook team aud Donnelly's team did not take placo on Saturday as arranged. Somo of the members of Donnelly's team declined to proceed with th« match unless tho committoo would first givo i» decision regarding tho protost ontorod by the Shark Creek team against tho prize being awarded to Donnolly's team. Tho committee met on Thursday night and disposed of tho pro test by deciding that tho teams should pull again for tho prizo. Donoolly's team did not put u,- thoir stako iu tho terms of tho match mado by tho two captains, and thoro was no pull ou Saturday afternoon. Wo understand the com mitteo will now fix a time for tho teams to meet and pull for tho prizo in dispute.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 5 April 1898
'VT A M B A MEDICAL SOCIETY- ' Applications are invited for the position of 1 MEDICAL OFFICER to Medical Society at ' Yamba. All applications to be made in writing ' before 30th April, addressed to The Secretary, ' Clarence Distriot Medical Benefit Society, YAMBA. Auction Sales. OHOW SALES. SH0\V~ ~SALBS. Horses and Cattle. Exhibited by owners at the Show. U$- ALL CLASSES OP STOCK, TSt W. SMALL, Jct.n-., will sell by auction, at Maclean, , ou the day after the Show, Thursday, April 7th., At tho Agricultural Society's Grounds, A Number or Stock exhibited at the Show, ' Comprising — 20 Head of all Classen of Saddle and Draught Horeoa 2 Champion Gordon Btook Durham Balls, ad mitted by all to be THE CHAMPIONS of the River. 20 Forward Springing ileifors and Milch Cows, whioh the Auctioneer would like to hive opinions expressed on, as they aro a firet-oIafcB lot and aro for moat positive sale. (£?- On the Society's Grounds, Maclean, Thursday, at 11 o'olook. SHOW1 SALES. SHOW SALES, ? Stoe...