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Senior-Sergeant Sharp. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 April 1903
Scnior-Scrgcant Sharp. . Tiik 'Armidale Express' of thb ;7tli' instant says : —Yesterday SeniorSerge ant 'Sharp, cf the local polioe, celebrated his sixtieth birthday, arriving ut which age, after nearly 35 years of nnin.to.r-. rupted service, entitles liiin to retire on a pension. JLhe feenior-sergeant nas, we understand, requested permission to retire, and the usual precedent will no doubt be followed in his case as in that of Inspector Garland, last week, who was granted six months' leave of abseuco preliminary to his final retirement on his pensipn. Senior-Sergeant Sharp is entitled by his thirty-live years of de voted service to full consideration by the head of tho department, who is not given to ovorlook the claims of deserv ing officers. Our Sonior-Sergeant com menced police duty in Armidale under Mr. Sergeant Brown over 34 years ago, and after throe and a half years here he was transferred to Buudarra- shortly after his marriage. From Buudarra Constable Sharp was removed to...
Casino Lands Office. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 April 1903
('iisino LuiiiIh 4Hliee. The following applications for land were made at tho above offiee during tho past week conditional purchases. Robort Isaac Gray, 100 acres, parish Fairy Mount, county Rons. Ulias. Harrow, JLUU acres, parisn, Hang ing llock, comity Rous. J. Everett, 57 acres, parish Wooden bong, county Buller. . . ; ?. ,'??? CONDITIONAL LEASES. Alex. Whiteside, 740 acres, parishes Wyon and Hogarth, county Richmond; R. I. Gray, 295 acros, parish Fairy Mount, county Rons. . . ., , C. Barrow, 300 acres, parish Hanging Rock, county Rons. ? , ?, i : J. Evorett, 5 1 acres, parish* -Wooden- - ?bong, county Buller.
The First Newspaper Printed at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
The Fiest 'Newspaper. 1'riiiteil '? ait Sea. ? ???? ?'? RrfkukisG; to.. Marconi's wireless telegra pity',' ..a. New ; Y or k cable on Feb ruary: . 1 0 says :— Passengci'-s ' on' the Atlan tic trauspqi' t \stoanji^li ip -Min nea polis, which ; reaclied^ London-, to-day, enjoyed the distiiictiou;a-fj buing the first .trans-Atlahtio/travellers'^tq keep in toucli'W-ith ,the-!:world '?throughout the voyage. 0 ! 'They were -the first contribiVtors to and j'readers of tlie j. Jnforc'ohtiiie'iVtal Wii'e.less Dailyj pt;[iited o(iy the Aliii neapolis, which for/five, days ,kept in tducli/ .with the- Ca pe ; Cocle ,;Sta tion. After, that . her wireless plant bi-giiu to* respond to the ? messages -froiii Corn Tli e passengers 8n; tlie Mi ri'u'ea polis represented many nations'j aiid the count ries of the world had to be scour ed for the news they wanted. This news, filtered by way; of. London and New York, comprised bulletins from every corner of '^lie earth. - ' Varying phases of the, ?Venezue...
A Violent Prisoner. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
A Violent Prisoner; , There was an exciting scene at Dar linghurst Sessions on Thursday morn-, ing, a desperate struggle' in ' the dock, between a violent prisoner- and the police providing 'a sensation the like of which is . not often witnessed in our. criminal courts. The prisoner was one John Anderson, whose, forte is burglary, for which . crime lie has sentences aggregating- . over twenty years; and it was the old j 'old charge on which' Anderson had been presented for trial on this ' occasion; However, lie. /saved the trouble and Expense of the'triai' by admUting his(guilt. When Anderson -was called . y'p; for -sentence,. Judge .Gibson , told-- biav.ftr hat a dnn gei'ons crimin-il :lie ? was, aud i hat in view of his past; achieyemfciits the low est sentence lie could paisfe. would be leu years' penal servitude.'/ Upon heariiig his fate the prisoner gave : the judge a ? terrible look;- ..The. prisoner was inotioned Ip descend ;the subter ranean stairS vleiid ing: front t he^qek...
A Story of the President. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
A Story of the B'i'csHlcat.. If wad, during, a solitary bearhunt excursioii iii Idaho that .Air. Roosevelt underwent thfe ' ' moist '/thrilling ex perience in liis,: life,' .vvhpii; ii grizzly which he had wounded rushed at iii.m. Here is the sfory of ihe Presidpnt in Uia ? „l^.-i ? « I'lir..: ? i-. 1 ? ..tu.riied w'itlra.'hai;sii. rdnj:;|rif -;fury. /ahd'. .ch.nllengejblowing the, bloody foajni f,r,otn ?his mouth,, so that;I saw 'the gleam of his Avhite fangs ; and then -lie charged right- at tne, :so': that it was hard to aiiti';' I-Vwaited ; until lie came to a fallen tree, raking him as lie topped it' with a ball which entered liiti . chest ?Hn-l weiit throngh the cavity, of , his . body ;, but he never swerved or flinched, and at tho moment. I did not'knqw whethor I had struck him. In an other second he was almost upon- me, I fired for his forehead, but my bullet went low, entering his open 'mouth, sninshing his lower jaw aiid going info' his neck. .1 leaped t'o one'side: almos...
Toaic for the Eyes. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
Toaic foi'.tlu! Eycj. ? ? Inv consequence : of having, abused our sight by over application, or read ing or writing by gas or candle -light when our eyes are weary, inany 'of us have to adopt eyeglasses at a compar atively early— age.— -What .should be. done at (ho first sign of failing sight is to cpnsult an., oculist a it. -once. ? Kyes that- are weak and become bloodshot, under vei-v lit.tlu strain should never be taxed very severely 'by black and while work, whether it be in the form of needlework, ptMi aiid '/iiik boVjks, or iniisical sight reading.; |Wh&neyer t he eyes feel f ired refresh flie'ihra.t oiice by closings/them for n few momcnts and letting'' them rest. As green is tho most restful colour to the eye, lettyour. lanip shade be green. ' The linest' tonic J for tlie ey eg is cold water. - Cold toa also m:ikLss'iui excellent bath for weak eyes.
BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
BRISBANE MARKET-PRICES. ? ? Following wore the. wholesale prices in Brisbane on Friday : — Maize : Prime, to 4- 3d per bushel. ? Brau, £G 5s per ton ; pollard, £8 5s. - : Chaff : Oiteii; prime, £G 7s Gd per ton. ? Potatoes: Circular Head, £4 los to £5; ? Victorian', £3 17s Gd to £4 10s jier ton. :. T :T~ uains : eiii»tppiu, is co, is lit ; jMitavure, ls-per lb. ? Bacon : Pineapple, ditches and sides, lid ; ? Mild Cure, flitchos, 12d, and sides 14d per ll-. .. Butter: Local, factory, to lid per jb; southern, to ,12d. : t . ' 1 , ; '? ? ... Chdose ::jtooal,-7^d.to Sd per lb.' - ? ? — 4. ? Fat Cattle. —At Huiuebuah, piiT.hursday ' last, there were,' upwards --f 1-282 head of cattlo yarded, representing. 59 consignors, about two-thirds from the northern anil north-west; districts,- the balance from the south, west, aud counties of Cainden and -Cumberland. The ynvdings comprised a f.iir ? proportion of prime incdium-weight bullocks, not many prime and heavy bul ? ? locks ; light and medi...
British Federation. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
: Itritisli Si'eilei-atioii. .. Mit., E. T. ,Dox.yr (of Dajgety and Co., Limited) presided at a meeting of the Australian Chamber of Commerce, London, on Tuesday night. Amongst those pre ent were Mr. John- Darling (leader of the Opposition in South A,,„(..ol:o^ Mi ai 13.. at,; \vr'w.' Knox, M.P., Sir H. Tozer' (Agent General for Queensland),. .Air. Heury Copeland (Ageiit-General for New. South Wales), Mr. .H. A.; Grainger (Agent-General for South-Australia),' Sir J. . A. Cockhur.nj besides many ba n leers ' it n d nvb'rcl 1,11 1 fs . ' Sir '^Villiam .M'AIiUan i delivered an address, lie said- tlie principal- ques tion of practical politics was how. to evolve a- -fiolitical ;union of tho-. three great federated nations— Australia, .Canada, ^and;. South. Africa. Each liad essen'tiallya different climate nnd sur x^oundings. The union should be elas tic'so as to allq^v jeacli sphere to move freely 'in its own orbit.' Sea-girt Aus tralia was. wid.ely different from the others.; vThq idif...
Paspalum. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
[?] ? An interesting record of Golden Crown grnss (Paspahim) growth is : - contributed to the ' Grosford Times ' ???by a correspondent, who writes: — | ? 'Off'SO square yards of Innd uud'.-r . , tlie above grass, I took r-01bs of dried , j nny^wuicn will oe nearly ii.tons per , acre), being thy second cutting this ?1 season, aiid will probably get as-much from the third cutting. This pieao of land has iiever been manured. Wluii ? 'other grass is there in culiivnlion that '^Avil|-do Vus muclratid then keep green ^thrrfaglv^iiic winler? Granting tliat this particular' piece of land is well - : nulled for it, sny, that an average acre ' ?: tit land would produce three tons per ^Cutting— three outtiiigs per season, '' ' nine tons— which anj' ordinary laud - about Gosford can do, why grow . ^ -couch ? Bolh grass and hay (chaffed) ' ; -nre well suited for (lie cattle, iraprov : tr. itig. the milk aud butter yield.'
R. R. A. H. and P. Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
H. It A. BI. and P. Society. I - A mkktino of the committee of the -above Society was held in the School of Arts library on Thursday last, the following members being present:— r Messrs. L. E. Cope, W. A. Parker, F. Kniipman, N. Fog well, S. J. S. Butler, P. M'Griier, G. M. Elliott, W. Junorl M. Bnlmer, W. L. Boyce, F. Stitz, C. ;H. Anderson, and G. K Imeson. ' Apologies were read for the absence of the President, and Vice-Presidents. On the motion of. Mr.. Parker, seconded by Mr. Knnpman, Mr. Cope was appointed Chairman. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed, on the motion of Mr. Boyce, seconded by Mr. Butler. . coukespondknce; . ' The correspondence was read, .re-, ceived,- and ordered to be dealt with on the motion of Mr. Elliott, seconded by Mr. Knapman, and was as under . From Caldwell and Co., Waggn,' applying for space for exhibit of wines and giving away samples, and signify ing their intention of becoming mem bers if space is granted. From Mi'., W. Smith, re a...
The Other Side of the Grave. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
Tlie Other Side Ax extract from Mr. 0, L. .Wraggu's lecture at Ballarat on -'A yoyiige through the Universe' ;-r',Deatji ; is not. Life on the. o(her side of. the grave is just, .as rea|. as it is here. There are two side's to the univei'.se, as there are two sides vto everything that lives, ? animate and' inanimate, physical and metaphysical. I aiii as; convinced of tlie: veaiitv nf life on the other side of the grave as that' I am ? talking to you this evening— putting; nil religion aside for the moment. : At. death wo lay aside onr body like sve throw away an old garment, and enter into tho glorious life beyond. There are peoplo who think India is heathen in its blindness. But some of , the educated natives of India know a great ileal more about tilings occult than wo do. They knew the system .of Mar coni's wireless telegraphy long. before Marconi was born', the nervps and the brains were used as tnmsmitters, and the natives knew what was passing in the British army days before; ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
JQENTI8TRY ! ^I^^DENTISTRY ! ft Of. MORLEY WADE, WBJXTIST, : : LATE OF SYDNEY, : : Bogs to inform tho residents of Casino and district that I10 continues the praetico of! his Profession at his old address, Barker Street, Casino, Next door to Crouch's Trade Palaco, where he may bo consulted daily. Extractions rondered absolutely painless by the aid of Nitrous-Oxide Oas, Chloro form, or by the most reliable local : Anaesthetics. Fillings in Gold, Amalgam, and Cement,' inserted with the greatest skill and care, . and when required 'the nerve destroyed absolutely without pain. Artificial Teeth mounted onGold, Vulcanite! and Platinum. Old and broken Plates mended of re-modelled, and mado to fit the mouth better than ever. Also, the most modern style of Gold, Porce lain, Crown aud Bridge Work, and /Pivoting of Tcoth on Natural Roots. ?Teeth Sealed and Polished, and greatest attention paid to tho Regulation of Children's Teeth. Patients may rely 011 receiving every attention, combined with...
Latest News. LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
Latest ISTeVs. ' I [BY TELEGRAPH;] ; . \ ; . LONDON, Fwiday. I Woukmkx. of every lcitid' iiV' Rome;' | except Cxovcrnment cnnployees,'' have | Ktrnpk in support, :p;f. lhe,'.,p.y'oti;n;jpiefl^ | printera*. ngiiiiist tlie/ eihplioy ' meut of noii-.uuion Inbour.. Soldiers I aro |ie.rforiTiiiig the work of lin tellers niul bakers. Twenty thousand' troops are iu (lie city, from which thousands of visitors have departed. Many shops nnd churches are closed. Serious conflicts between the. strikers nnd the police have taken place, owing i.o attempts made to hold meetings and stop trams and 'bases, which are es corted by gendarmes. Over 400 arrests have been made. The strike is said to be gradually diminishing. \ Lord Londonderry says he is as tounded at the wild rumours as-to the Government's intentions in the matter of Home Rule. The Secretary for Ireland describes the rumours reg^rd in-r Home Rule as unfounded, and rubbish; The Rev. Evans, ? vicar of St. Michael's, Shoreditoh, who was 're...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
ix MS3.uoata.iM. - BLANCH. — In loving memory of Charles Blanch, who departed this life 011 April 14th, 1902. Doarest Father, thou hast left us, We thy loss most deeply feel ; But 'tis God who had bereft us, He can all our sorrows heal. 0 silent grave, to thee -we trust ' ' This precious part of earthly dust ; Guard it safely, sacred tomb, Till we, his children ask for room. [Inserted. by his loving children.-}; Precious darliug, he lias left us, Left us, yes, for evermore ; But we liopo to meet our loved one, On that bright and happy shore. Lonely the house and sad the hours, Since our dear one has gone ; But oh ! a brighter homo than ours,. . In heaven is now his own. [Inserted by his bereaved and loving wife.] The Richmond River Express AND TWEED ADVE11TISER. Casino, Monday, Arar. lo, 1903.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
- ' Advertisements. WALKER'S RICHMOND & TWEED DIRECTORY ALMANAC. PRICE Is, at all Booksellers anrl .News Agents, and post free for Is 3d from tho publisher.' ? i . - ??? . J. P. F. WALKER, - Crusade. Printing Oificn, Lismoro;.,« ' Jjl A R, M r. ? F 0 R ? sV'A -L.'E. FOR SALE, two Portions on Doop Greuk, containing 156 awes and- 188 acros respee ;tivrly— .in all 344 annus. All fenced and otherwise improved ;. permanent supply of water. .Will bo sold in one lot, or separa tely... For further particulars apply to W. J. LEESE, Owner, oil the Premises; .TrtROTESTANT ALLIANCE SOCIETY X .; ' OF AUSTRALASIA. . .The Usual Fortnightly Mooting of tho Star of Casino Lodge will be held in the Masonic Hall, 'on TUESDAY NIGHT, the 14th APRIL. : / . GEO. ANDREWS, ... - , . Secretary. J^_ . R. . . A. H. & Pi SOCIETY. TENDERS are invited for. the Right to Supply , Breakfast, and Luncheon for the Committee during; Show Days. Tenderer to state price per head, sixty for- luncheon guarant...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
GKNffOflCAfc. NE*VSJ; ' Africa has nearly 700 languages or dialects. Two thioves, a man and'a woman, got vory heavy sentences at tlio Criminal Sessions in' Sydnoy. They took a countryman's pnrso containing £17 'while' he was troating them. Judge (jribson sontonced tho man to coven . yaars atia tho woman to tour years. - ? A gang of 20 Chinese have contracted to sucker 80U0 acres on an estate be tween Cargo: and Orange at 3s per aere. The Rev. John Walker, Moderator of the PresJiyterimi Assembly, during a fortnight's stay in tho Bombala district, collocted nearly £800 for tho work of church oxtension.' Mr. Justice Walker will preside at the Grafton Circuit Court on tho 28th inst., and Mr. Walter Edmunds will prosecute . for the Crown. ' * -GAVAJiotioii'b!,-Liv:fiR Tonio never falls tc \7'.~ give relief in nil liver uhd kidncy coinpluin'a. For sale at all stores.* Edward Prior was lined 20s and costs for landing 12 hoad of cattle at Bailina from Sydnoy without a travelling stqto- ' in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
1 rnllE NORTH COAST STEAM NAVI i I GATION COMPANY, Limited - 1 83 Xf HM3 S S I Passenger and Cargo Service * Between the RICHMOND RV\ J5R aud ) SYDNEY. i ? ? i ...... ? . - \ rjlITE fast and powerful ? 1- scve.v Steamships RAMORNIE, TOMKI, and ST. GEORGE ' Are now running a Tri-weokly Service, ! ' lerivin' Sydnoy TUESDAY, THURS i DAY and SATURDAY, and leaving CORAKI on MONDAY, TUESDAY, and | i FRIDAY about 12 o'clock (noon). ? The fine steamer RAMOIINIE .now' I making regular weekly trips 16.8 ii...refri r Berating clmmhof 'equal to 60 tens capacity, is lighted throughout- with electricity, ventilating faiiB in the Saloon, and all iwirtlern improvements. The O.1KU1V0. ' ..Will make Weekly Trips tn' llio Richmond River, calling ut Newcastle coming North. Intending Passengers can encago Berths on Tomki, St. George, or Ramornio by (e!epli»nii;2 to Coraki or direct to Lis more, where Saloon plans may lie seen. It is specially requested tliat all com munications regarding Shorts «r Missi...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 13 April 1903
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. ?Following arc the wholesale quotations in Susccx-dtre'et, Syiliiey ? Wheat: South Australian, choice milling, 5s 7id f.o.b. Port Adelaide ; Californian, on spot in Sydney, 5s 2^(1 ; Manitoba, 5a Gd; Argentine, 3s I lil to 4s per bushel. l('lour : Sydney roller, to £12 10a per ton ; 'ordinary grades, £12 to £12 5s ; Manitoba, on spot in Sydney, £12 15s ; to arrive shortly, £12 10s to £13 us. . ' ? .. Maize: Local, new white, 4s 8:1 to 4a 9d per bushel .; choice red, 4s lOd to 4s lid ; soft and pinched, 4s 8d to 4s 9d. Bran, to Is 2d per bushel. Pollard, 'to Is 3d pur bushel. Cjiiekwllcat : Local, 5s 3d- pec bushel. Barley : t'ri-no feed, to 4s 3d per bushel. ' ' Oats-: Tasmaiiiun, 'feed, to 2s 8d ; prime, 2s !)-l trt-2s lOd'VNcw Zealand, prime, 2s lOd to 3s; good, to 2m Ud 4 inferior and dark, from 2s 6d ; cliplce seed, 3's Od per bu.-diel. Oaten ' llav : Local, 'nrinie. £6 15s : medium, £C 5s ; Victorian, prime manger, £7 derrii'tijl'G; 'Hunter '.'River, £3 to...