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A RARE DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 15 April 1898
A RARE DISEASE. According to a New York eorrrspondent, a ease of ' acromypalia, the rarest of all known diseases,' is now engaging I he attention of the College of Dentistry in New York. A man who rejoices in the Polish name of Molanski is ' undergoing a strange bodily mctnmorphoFis. His bands and feet are lengthening, and his face is gradually assuming the characteristics of the past age. The degeneration, or, as some doctors think it, the retrogression, of Molanski is steady, and bids fair to result in the evolving of the long-sought ' missing link.' Why tbe dentists should make this strange prodigy their own is not obvious.
WITH A RING THROUGH HER NOSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 15 April 1898
WITH A RING THROUGH HER NOSE. General Sir Hope Grant, on his return from the Indian Mutiny, in which bo greatly dis tinguished himself, was invited to dine with the Queen at Buckingham Palnco. After dinner he had a conversation with Hi r Majesty. Referring afterwards to tbo interview, Sir Hope said ; — ' I was very much tempted to relate to the. Queen nn incident connected with the Rajah of Mysore, but thought it better taste to forbear : ' He had given a splendid gold cup. value £1,000, at a race meeting. On this cup was an equestrian statue of Her Majesty, and, nnxioua to do English royalty full justice, he had caused the head of the. Queen to be encircled with a turhnn, and a ring to be passed through ^ier nc)ae — the highest hononr awarded to native Indies.' ^^__^_______— _______
POLLY WAS TOO SMART. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 15 April 1898
POLLY WAS TOO SMART. ' I gave you that parrot as a birthday present, did I not, Matilda ?' he asked. ' Yes ; but surely, Albert, you are not going to sneak of your gifts as if — ' 'It was young and speechless at the time ?' ' Yes.' with increasing wonder ; ' and it has never been out oi this parlour. ' There are no other young ladies in this house ?' ' No, there are not ' ' Then why, when I kissed your picture in yonder album, while waiting for you did that wretched bird assume your voice and say, ' Don't do that, Charlie, please don't.'
ANCESTORS TO ORDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 15 April 1898
ANCESTORS TO ORDER. It is related of a celebrated literary man that he once thought it desirable to have ancestors. He therefore walked straight to Wardour-street. where one can usually pick up an ancestor of the Crotnwellian, Queen Anne, or early Georgian period, according to fancy. Select ing a portrait of a Cavalier in half armour, with features not unlike his own, the author made a bid for it, but considering the pricu unreason able, said he would think the uiiutfir over. A fortnight afterwards, the ancestor fever renew ing its grasp upon him, he went again to Wardour-street, prepared to pay the dealer his price. Tho pi ture prove:! to have been sold, and, of coure, to au unknown purchaser. A few days later still, hu went to dine with a certain Cabinet Minister, and was very much astonished at finding tho imlentical picture in the dining room. Seeing that it attracted his guest's attention, tho Minister said. ' Very good picture that ! Cum« into my hands in a curious way. Portra...
A DWELLER AMONG THE TOMBS [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 15 April 1898
A DWELLER AMONG THE TOMBS Two years ago a retired merchant, Mr. Jona than Reed, of 75. South Ninth-street, Brooklyn, lost his wife She was buried in tbe family vault in Kvergreens Ccmotry, and since that time the bereaved husband has prnetieally taken to living beside her coffin. He has had somo furniture placed in the mausoleum, and every day he goes them ns soon as the cemetery is open, and remains uncu niguciau, wnen ic closes. Round the walls are arranged nicknacks formerly belonging to the decemed lady. Upon a littlo shelf is a pack of cards with which sne and her husband used to play nt crihbage, and on another is a piece of knitting which Mrs. Reed left unfinished. Mr. Reed is 65 years of age. Many persons visit tho place out of curi osity. The cemetery authorities declare that there is nothiug in their rules to prevent Mr. Reod from thus occupying his time, so long as he chooses to do so.
The Acvocate Libe[?] Case [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 15 April 1898
The Advocate Libel Case The Grafton Circuit Court opons on Tuesday boforo His Honor Acting Justice Hoydou. The only criminal case is that against Foster, for indecent assault at Woolgoolga. The principal civil action will be Downing and Clarke v. the proprietor of the Advocate, for alleged libel, damages being laid at £1000 Mr. J. Gannon, ouo of tho loading barristers ol Sydney, has boon returned for tho dofonco and will bo instructed by Mossrs. Lobban and Lobbau. A largo numbor of wituossos havu beon subpoonaod in connection with tho caso.
Fighting the Capitalists. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
Fighting the Capitalists. President Steyn, of tho Ornngo Froo Stato, speaking at Bloemfontein, warned his hearers against the capitalists, who woro sucking the life-blood from the voina of tho working man. Capitalists in tho fii«ter Ropublic, whon they could not get their way, shut down the mines. Looking north, there was a great Imperialist, undor tho guise of philantrophy, calling the working man into the land to slave for him, for he had a monopoly in tbo country. Down south the great Imperialist had tried to ingratiate himself into the good books of tho Afrikander Bond, Ilia only object being tho hoarding up of money bag.s. Just now he was an ulraIm perifilist, but if ho did not get his way he would bt;como a Republican. 'Hero in this land,' continuod Mr. Steyn, 'tho raco feeling has been engendered by tho great Imperialist who has traded on die national feeling of people all for the ssko of riches. It is against tho capitalist that wo have to light.'
Clarence Flood Prevention Scheme. Its Safety Again Vindicated. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
Clarence Flood Prevention Scheme. Its Safety Again Vindicated. gIB) ? I shall havo something furthor to siy upon this subject, shortly ; but my presont pur pose is merely to roply to your contributor 'Clinking Cymbal', who tried to mako out in your issue of tho 5th iustant that tho rocont ac cident to tho Cataract dam was 'another' nail in tne oomn oi mis scnomo ; inougu no quite omitted to point out — what I for ono would like very much to know— when tho first nail was driven. 'Clinking Cymbal' is, I proaumo, not to be taken vory seriously ; but however this may be, ho is heartily wolcomo to all tho 'nails' that ho can possibly forge out of tho Cataract incident. The Cataract dam is a low-level woir of trifling proportion?, built across a narrow gorge and exposed to tho full force of a swift overflowing flood. The dam of my scheme is a TnoDinvro fnfmmnrr Trrni 1 fr\v n rficnriTniv r»f nnlm water — a reservoir of from 20 to GO miles in length, according to tho volume of the flood — ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
MiimcipalOouncil Notices. yi UiSIOIPALITY OT MACLEAN. NOTICE OF KATES LEVIED and APPEAL COURT. Notice is hereby given that, for the purposes set forth in sections 161 and 105 of the Municipalities Aot of 1807, the Maclean Municipal Council has levied aud imposed a GENERAL KATE of Is in tho £, nnd a LIGHTING RATE of 3d in tho £, upon the assessed value of all rateable properties within tho Municipality, and contaiaed in the valuation of such proporties ndopcod by the Council, and that suoh rates have been made payable on lQth May next, at the Council ChamberB, Maolean. And notice is hereby giv«m that a COURT OF APPEAL will be held nt the Conrt-honao, Macleau, on THURSDAY, 5th May, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, for the purpose of hearing and dotermin ing nil appeals of whioh notice has been givon by any person assosBed. Any pfireon deairing to appeal against such assessment must give notice in writing to the Couneil Clerk naven days before the date of holding Buch Appeal Court, and i...
Maclean Masonic Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
Maclean Masonic Lodge. The installation of Wot. Master of Lodge Livingstone took place in the Masonic Hall on Tuesday, \the coromony being performed by Wor. BrbvRev. J. S. Scott, assisted by Wor. Bro, Lamy. The following are the . 'offices for the current' year : — W.M., Wor. Bro. Gall j I. P.M., Wor. bro. Rev. J. S. Scott ; S.W., Bro. G. Frasor ; J.W., Bro. A. McDougal ; treasurer, Bro. H. Connoohia ; secretary, Bro. T. L:wny ; S. D.; Bro. J. Knglere ; J.D., Bro. H. Horsloy ; I.G-., Bro. J. McMillan : Tyler, Bro. G. phillis. At the conclusion of the ceremony, tho brethren retired to tho banquet room, whore a vory pleasant .evening, was spent. -
A Murderer at Large. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
A Murderer at Large. Mukdekees waudoring around city and suburb* must kayo a sad time of it, watched, suspeotod hounded, and finally arrested. What a life to lead. Dear reader, has it ever occurred to you that you aro, by not using Bile Beans, commit tmjj muiuL-j. , uvi ii uiuruer unai ovontuotes in a Ufe being taken for a lifo, but a murder of your eols, a murder commonly called suicide ? Stop ! Think ! What is tho uee of slowly killing your 6olf ? Lifo is sweet, Why not participate jn its many pleasantries ? Havo you headache, indi gestion, constipation, lack of physical tono, piles lulluenza, rhoumatism, sciatica, scrofula, lamo back, dizziness, buzziuess in tho head, sparks bo foro the eyoa, am! a host of other maladies ? If you havo, Bilo Beans for Billiousuess will bo found tho specific wanting. They aro no now thing, sprung up of a mushroom growth, but they havo stood tho test of years in ail parts of the world, aud to-day thoy stand first and un rivalled as the pharmaceutica...
A.J.C. Races. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
A.J.O. Races, Saturday. Kous HANDiCAr — Clansman 7-10 1, Ace of Diamonds 8 4 2, Strathroy 8-12 3. Place Handicap — Merloolaa 9-2 1, True Blue 8-0 2, War God 7-2 3. Steeplechase — Gladstone, Ditto, Nipper. Nu raery Handicap— Miss 'Wesfc 9-7 1. Spark 8112, Ryde 7-7-3. Club Plate— Amberite Mirella, Ronda. Final Handicap— Vedette 811, 1 The Chief 8-8 2, Standard .7 -8 3.
Notes and Comments. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
Notes and Comments. fBv C.S.I Anyone who hns studiod tho caroor of W. J. Lyuo is not likoly to bo surpriaod at his throw ing hiinsolf into tho arms of tho uuti-fodoral crowd. Of courso, Lyno'.s houost opposition to tho Constitution Bill should not bo quostionod, but whon tho circumstanced of tho caso aro takon into consideration, hia action goes to confirm tho ido.t ongondorod bv his nttitudo as a Protectionist. thut tho cardinal principle of his political creed is to bo ' again tho Govornmont' and that ho is an opportunist. Lyno has for somo timo lod tho Protectionists vory much as a, wheolbarrow loads a blind man — and tho simile applies to tho party as woll a to tho leador. It is not at all surpriHiug to find such a loader and such si party ranging thomsolvoa on tho sido of consorvatism and con tralisation and ospuuaing tho causo of tho tory traders and middlomou against thab of tho domoncratic producors whom thoy misrepresent. Thoso alleged Protectionists profess to bo afraid l,...
General Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
General Sporting. We congratulate tlio President of the Cl.-vrencs Orioket Association, Mr. A. S. 'Redfern, for his magnificent display of butting against the Sydney team. The final match for the Advocate cup will be played next Saturday . at Maclean between iaclean and Brushsrove clubs. The R.R. Express, commenting on tlie Oasino Oddfellows sports, says : — The general public also hung back this year, there uofc being more than 200 people present, a considerable number of these being blacks and half-castes. Indeed if it had not bean for our coloured brethren tbe sports wouid have fallen very fiat. Trumper has performed a feat without parallel in ; the hibtory of Colonial cricket. His complete scores in firat grade matches are : 82, 123, 125, 85, 120 noc out, 191 not out, 133, and 162 not out ; total for eight innings (three times not out), '1021— average 204.2 per in nings. , Tbe programme ef the regatta fco be held at Coraki on Queen's Birthday next is out. Dhe list evnbracas six ...
Maclean Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
Maclean Football Club. Tjie annual meeting of the Maclean football club was held on Friday evening and was well attended, Mr. Bailey being1 in the chair. About 35 members tvuzu uulvlluu.. j.wi Lfitlilliuu bUttuG IOl ulQ past season shows a slight deficiency. It was decided to celebrate the opening of tlie present season by holding a smoke concert at the Avgyle hotel next Saturday evening. Several trophies wore promised for tho coming season and also donations received. The electiou of officers resulted as follows :— Patron— Dr. G. A. limes McKay; president— Mr. P. E/ Bailey; vice-presidents— Messrs. T Lainy, 'R. Gall, H. Connoehie, T.D- Burke jun., H. Lysu«-ht S. W. Bowling, -E1. goh^onborg, D. T. Burt, H. E. Frape, J. H. Holmas, j. M. Kelly, j'. Boden, T. D. Burke sen., W. Peoples, H. Joyce, W. Boden, A. H. Pearce; seocetary — Mr. A. E. Folbigg ; treasurer Mr. E. B. Gore ; practice captsiin— ,) , McKinnon ; general committee— J . E. Medcalf , C. J. Clarke, A. North, J. Fogarty, A. ...
Telegrams. SYDNEY, SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
Telegrams. . SYDNEY, Saturday. A oitKAT meeting assomblecl nt tlio University Hall yesternight to hear Messrs Barton, O'Connor, aud Wiso. on the Commonwealth Bill. Tho speakers wore accorded a splendid hearing. Tho proceedings elosod with cheers for 'Federated Australia.' .Tames Watson, a visitor from the country, was robbed of £120 iu Pitt street on Thursday night.. Mr. McLean has resigned his position us a member of the Victorian Cabinet, owing to his antagonism to tho Commonwealth Bill. Mail news received from Thursday Island states that tho Germiins arc busy at Kiacliou fortifying the place aud surveying railway routes. A mooting of tho members of tho Australian Fed eration leatrui) of N.S.W. vestordav decided to support, the Convention Bill. Tho League decided to 1 equost-, the ministers of religion and tho press to urge all electors to vote on the bill. Mr. Okas. Collins, M.L.A., for Narrabri, died sudiinnly at Tnmworth on Friday morning from apoplexy ; sigod 46. Decoased was ...
Coraki Highland Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
Goraki Highland Gathering. We clip the following pars from tho R.R Heeald : — The sister rifer was woll represented, 83, in,' addition the ' pipers three,' dancers, athletes etc., we noticed many old familiar faces, among them being tho ever- welcome Mr. J. A. S. Murray (wnose aDsence would create a blank), Mr. D. McDonald (Maclean), Mr, J. McDonald (Cowper) and others. There were, however, a few defec tions in tho ranks, and two of these — viz., Messrs. W. Muiray and Cooper Wallace— caused a feel ing of deep regret in the minds of those who had long been associated with them, and had learned to regard their presence as a matter of course. In Highland games ' Big Donald' was, as usual, invincible, and it is evident that, if a fair number of entries in events in which the name of McLennan figures is to bo secured, the handi cap system will, in future, have to be resorted to. Everyone is not o, champion at this sort of sport, and does not possess a champion's record, and a glance at t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 19 April 1898
To Let. /^OAIFORTABLE POQR-ROOMED COTTAGE \J in Dnion-atreet, MacleaD. Apply '.A, J.S, BANK Ltd., Maclean. TO LET.— Ona FOUR-ROOM COTTAGE at Green Point, Aahby. Apply to SAMUEL CAUSLEiT, : .. Wombah, North Arm. mO DAIRYMEN AND OTHERS. To -Latin whole or pirb, 1120 A'J RES RICH GRASS LAND at Shark Creek, securely fenced and within easy '.distance of Tyndale Creamery. Apply to the Manager, English, Soottioh and Aus tralian Bank Limited, Grafton. For Sale. mO BE SOLD AS' A SACRIFICE. A Shop and Dwelling in Muolaan. J c»3h, bal. aaoaac 4 par ceut, , easy turina Partiuulnrs from 7 O, GORMAN, Maclean. MADE ME A MAN §AJAX TABLETS POSITIVUI Ar CUKE ory, Impotoncy, Sleoplossuosi, etc., onimed by Abuso or other y^ca^c und ludli. cretiona. They iiulcl.lv mill eiircly ro. Qtoru Lost Vitality in old or yomiKt flud lit u mail for Btmly/biialn'aiMormnrrlnin). l'rovont Insanity ond Consuiaption li taUon In tltno. Tboiriiio shows linmedinta fmprovi. mont mid Blloots n OUBB wlioro all olhor fail. In ...