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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
Shipping Notice. t^BDUOED FARES. REDUCED FAM Tho Fast aud Itegulur Paesongcr Stoauicr Ftownee,.^ MoKenzi Laares CHATSWORTH EVERY MORNING f ORAFTON, via South Arm, oxoepting Thui ,|»y, when aho runs up the Main Rjv Loavea GRAFTON EVERY AFTERNOO at half-past 2. PARES , Oh»t»tforth ? 2 s Gd Return 3a Cd Macleaa ? ? ? 2a „ 33 ' Lawrouoo ? la Cd ,, 2i 6d Bruahgrove & Ulmarnj..,la ,, Is Od GEORGE SHORE, London House, Graf ton, and All Nations' Stor South Grnfton. NORTH COAST STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY (LIMITED.) S.S. CITY 03?~GRAFT0Nf Captain D. Anthon, LEAVES .SYDNEY FOR GRAI l' rjJ-3k TON every TUESDAY NIGHT at ff^lOis^- °'clol!k i an-1 LEAVES GRAFTOI 4^Ss5s-FOR SYDNEY every SATURDAY ? MORNING at 0 o'uloek. S.S. KALLATINA, Captain John Mag eh, LEAVES SYDNEY FOR GRAFTON every SAT URDAY NIGHT at 9 o'clock; and LEAVER GRAFTON FOR SYDNEY ovory WEDNESDAY MORNING, at 6 o'clock. SAMUEL SEE, Local Manager. Auctioneers and Commission Agents. McLACHLAN and COMPANY, Eiver-street, MACLEAN, AU...
In Divorce. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
In Divorce. Herbert v. Hbrbert. — Mr. F. McGuron for the petitioner, Annie Herbert. The issues were marriage and desertion. Personal service had been dispensed with, the respondent being out of the colony. The parties wore married at Liamore on May 10th, 1891. A few days after the marriage respondent, who was a chomist, ?was arrested and subsequently convicted of a criminal otlonce and sontonced to threo years in Grafton Gaol. While out on bail awaitiag trial they lived together, but after his conviction they had not communicated with each other, either while ho was in gaol or after his release. Petitioner believed he was in West Australia. His Honor found the issues proved and granted the petitioner subject to the approval of the ^g9in,piywcp,
PROFESSOR ROENTGEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
FKOFBS8OK ROBNTGRN. Now that both limrupe anil America arc stirred up over the recent photographic dis coveries of Professor lioentgen. :i few -details as to the; antecedents of that eminent scientist may lie of general interest. Professor Roent gen is of Dutch origin. Me received hiii first education at the Technical College, Zurich, ana subsequently graduated at the university in the raine city. Before the completion of bis college course, he had attracted considerable attention in scientific circles by the publication of an original monograph on ' The best mode of establishing the relations as to warmth ox stioi: in the atmospheric air.' When Professor Kunilt left Zurich for the University of Wurz burg, he appointed his favourite student. HceutgRU, Lecturer in Physics at that institu tion. Later on, when Professor Kuudt was elected to the Chair of Strasburg University, Kueiitgcn followed, and wns appointed Assist ant. Professor. In 1875 be became Prolessor of Mathematics and Phys...
A SWORDSMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
A SWORDSMAN. Whan stern General Weyler reaches the scene of action iu Cuba he should be ou his guard against a rebel leader named La Cret, who is said to he the: most expert swordsman in the world. In one of the recent skirmishes in Mat iinzas province, L:i Cret, while leading his meu against a band of Spanish infantry, received from behind a slight bayonet thrust iu the left, urm. fj:i Cret, co the story yoes, never paused in his impetuous chai-jje, but, (.'lancing over his shoulder measured the distance, and with a .single backward .sweep of bi.s.swnidtiun, behead- ed hi.s foo with neatness and despatch.
Not Knowing What Else to Do. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
Not Knowing What Else to Do. To save oursolves trouble and suffering by learning from tho er.porienco of othors — thivt is tho wisdom of history. Otherwise uvory gonoral tion, nnd every man and woman therein, would havo to begin back whoro their ancestors did. Ewsry soul of ua hun to learn tho sdphabofc for himself ; but nfter that hu can read and bonetit by v? hut othors havo written. Ia that ideiv pliun us peas in ,i split pud ? Yos. Well, thon, lot us see whother it hns anything to say to tho facts set forth in tho followfng letter : — 'After my confinement,' writes a woman, 'in AugnBl'. of la.;f year (1S!)3), I could not get up try strength. My food did not seem to be of any uso to mo. In so me way I was ill, but I could not givo a mime to tho aiimont. My tongue was swollen and thickly coatsid, and I wuh oonstantly spitting out tho thick phlegm which gathered in my throat aiid mouth. No matter how little food I took— even a morsel— it gavo mo great pain ut tho chest, and sides ;...
GLIMPSES OF NANSEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
..GLIMPSES.', OP NANSEN. 'I have only seen Nanson twice iu my life,'' writes Miss Ella Hepworth : Oiion in tho 'Lady's Pictorial.' ? 'VEach time Jike the hero of ' An Enemy of tho People;' ho stood — alone. ..-The first: time Ws.at a crowded even ing 'party' iii the i Regent's Park Arriving late, 1 found the liou !of the evening drawn up in a, corner of the staircase, gazing at the seething drawing-rooms witli aii inscrutHOie expression. No ono wan dear him, and ho haii evidently succeeded ii) baffling the ef-jrts of his charming hostvss to miilct; him talk. Tin had a winning smile, however, and was not wnntint; iu soci ability. ' Thu second times I b«w him was in .Tuly, 1833. Tho locale \v»s eveu farther north than the Kegeut's Park, for it was but two days' stcamiug from the North Cape. We were on our way back, but still within the region of the Midnight Sun, when wo passed him, saihug away on his yieil must. i'j'-irl; one mornin.?. in . dark narrow fjord, we heard that tho Frain ...
A Walk Round the World. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
A Walk Round the World. M. Henri Gilbert, a French journalist, who has undertaken to walk round the world over a prescribed course of 42,500 miles, between February 19, 1895, and June 1, 1900, arrived in Adelaide from Albany via Port Augusta, last Saturday. He received a hearty welcome, which much surprised him, aud which ho des cribes as tho best he had yst, Thousands of people followed him along the streois to the Gilbert started from Paris without money, and is allowed by his contract to work and accept hospitality, but not to beg. Ho has now trav elled 23,220 miles hi three yeara and ono month and is confident of walking the remainder of his long journey, 18,28.3 miles in two years had one month. His remuneration will be £10,000 in cash, which has been wageruc1 against his succeeding by three wealthy Parisians, and he hopes to make even mure than that by publish ing a full account of his travels, and by giving lectures in France. He will leave Adeluide for Brisbane, probably via...
PRINCE BORIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
PRINCE BORIS. A great deal of attention has been centred on the baptism of the baby Priuce Boris of Bulgaria. His father, Prince Ferdinand, has been plnced in the most awkward predicament through the' pressure which has compelled the youujr heir to the throne to be'baptii.cd in the manner peculiar to the Greek Church. His mother, a Princess of one of the highest Koman Catholic families of the Continent, has. bccau?e of her Papal predilections and in consequence of ;the mandate of the Czar that her boy shall be orthodox, quitted Sophia to seek spiritual consolation, from tho head of her own Church. It is openly stated that she is entirely under the domiuunce of, the priesthood, and that she viewn as a terrible sacrilege tho t ntranco of her first born into a system of theology which ban al ways been regarded ? by the Catholics as rank heresy. It is, moreover, alleged that she will nerer return to her husband. The largo sum of over JJ10,000 was voted by the Sobranje to wards tho cost ...
A Lady Piper. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
A Lady Piper. A cALiroBJTiAX paper states that Miss Elaine Telfor, a young hid y of IS summers, lias become such an adept ut bag-pipo playing- that she is 'sought all along the coast to give color to tho gatherings of the men from Burn's laud.' It is explained that Miss Telfor, though an American by birth as well as residence, comes of Scottish stock, her father being a man 'who traces his ancestry to Robert Bruce.' Miss Telfor is a slightly built maiden, but 'aho carries horsolf with tho proverbial statoliness of the piper aud marches to tho tunes she pluys.' Sho is fairly ablaze with moda's and decorutiom which have been bestowed upon her by the admiring Scottish societies of California.
A LOST ENGAGEMENT RING. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
'A LOST ENGAGEMENT KING. ?A clear, shiniug morning in Mnrch. Helen Lcigbtou was iu her garden, opening the; pnnny frarriu!) to the sun. M:irv Clement, her friend and neighbour, saw the girl from the parlour window, and came running out to the fence wliit;h elivitloil the yards ' What are you going to do this evening, Nell 'r'' sho nsUed, after salutations bad been exchanged. ' NiithniB especial. 1 have no engagement, I said Miss Lci|;iiton. indifferently. ' C;\n't you eume over for ii game of dupli cate whist ? Archie, brought bis boards home, j yesterday. Hugh is coming from Cautonville for the night ; that will make just four.' Miss Leighton was nilent a minute or so. ' I don't understand duplicate whist,' sho linMly said. ] ' Oh, it's just like tho ordinary kind, only ; both sides play their opuounntV hand coming ! back,' said Mary, convincingly, but vaguely. ' You'll see through it in five seconelo. Do come, Helen ; there's no reason why you should | not meet Hugh occasion -Hy, ...
A Clever Mother. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
A Clever Mother. Hehe's another Australian talo which should recummond itsolf from its newness, its freshness, and its trnoness. A travollor passod through a lonoly ))art of Quoonsland. ciuno to n, log hut and seeing an open door went iu. Nobody was in sight, but in tho room ho saw a cradlo with a baby fast asleep. The cradlo was rocked with great regularity, and bo was puzsdod to kuow what k-pt it in motion. On examination, ho iwuuu ii tuiu iiuuiuuuu i,u i.uu oi iiuio anu passed through au augur holo in tho sido of tho house. Ho took up the trail, which led him into a ravine, whoro a donkoy \ras standing switching his tail. Tho mystery was explained. Tho othor oud of tho cord was attached to tho ilonkoy's tail, aud tho constant switching kept tho cradlo iu motion. It was an iug'onions dovico on tho part of tho mother to koop hor baby aaloop whilo sho wont off for a short walk. A local Good Tomplar asked tho aboriginal Combo to join tho lodgo. Combo declinod, say ing that ho could n...
PAUL KENTON'S AWAKENING. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
PAUL KMNTON'S AWAKEN- ! ING. ! ' riiifiness is business. Miss Mather, ,md j horeaitt-.r your wa;;es us copyist will bo live ! ilallars,nnii a half per week. There arc plenty of nirlfi who own machines who arc willing to -lo for live dollars. the sainn amount of work for which I am now piiying yon six. However, con sidering vour eiruimstriuccs, I do not mind giv ing you five and a half. Slrall I expect you next Monday on tho new terms ? ' jvati; itiiiunei lOUKeii ilu iiul r.ni|-ii-^i;L ^viim .i touch of scorn and pity in her bine eyes, Hun ' s?,iel gently — *' 1 shall \:o at my desk, sir, on time.' Opening the office doer '-ho prvsrd out into the night. ' Father forgivo him, for he knows not what lie dons ! ' That wis her beaitcry. And truly, ' Paid Kenton knew not what ho did. Acting I solely on business jirineinles, he did what ho | hail been to.uRht Irani cliileihood it wns his duty | to do—ho considered the interests of the, Ken ton firm, ?,nd worked for its pecuniary success. An...
FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
FEDERATION. Sm, — Federation is, I seo, occupying aomo liitlo atloiition in tho ndjacont 'city,' bub hero it is seldom mentioned, and I believe I am within i\\o mark in saying that thore is not a moiety of tho residents who could give an intelligible meaning to the word, nnd not half oi LiiuBu uuuiu uuuuisuiiiu, or uiuueu uaro, wnnC it is, as regards tbo fodoration of ihoeo colonies. Much the same thing, I opine, obtains in all tho ot-hor country districts of New South Wales, aud if such is tho case, tho deduction is Belf evident, i.e., that (ho result of the voto given for or against federation ut tho coming election, will be no fair indication of public opinion, of whether tho measure ia advisable or not. My limited oxperionco in connection with cthor peoples views or this matter ia, that those vrho do not understand anything about it will shut thoir eyes and cars, and hold up both hands for the mea sure, but amongst those who havk no axks to grind, nnd liavo devoted any intellige...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
Facts and Bumours. Mr. Walker, headmaster of the Public Sohool at Stanmore, has been promoted to the position of Inspector of Schools. Mr. Walker was at one time an assistant in the Grafton Superior Public School. An Examination of applicants for entranoe Scholarships and Butsaries in connection with the High Schools will commence at Grafton on me ^ana June. Applicants should at or;ce ob tain necessary information from the Under secretary of Public Instruction, At Bathurst Police Court last week, an Assyrian hawKer woman was fined £30 for carrying ceer for 6ale without a license. The alien 'curse' appears to have extended to other parts of the oolony a? well as on the Hiohmond aud Glarer.ce rivers. Caterpillars are doing an immense amount of in jury in the Coraki district, where miles of country have been stripped of every vestige of vegetation. A child named Albana Storey, aged eight; months while playing on the fljor of her parents' residence at Buobgal, put her finger through a c...
A SIGNALMAN'S BLUNDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
A SIGNALMAN'S BLUNDER. In the early P'«-'t °r m? onrcer a? a telegraph cleric I wns for tho whole of ono suminor located j M, Flee.twnod. Not tho Flcctwo'od of to-duy, j with its dock, railway accommodation, grain elevator, anil other fnciliti«s lor tlie improve ment of trade. Neither were there any i'oldiers to enliven the streets, lor tho School of Mus ketry was yo.t an institution of the future. Tho Belfast steamers' brought :-? httie tr:ido to I ho tovn, nnil tormeil onu or mii; tiany nuiirceii m mild excitement the staid inhiihitsnw were con tent with. The rnilwsy tti.llio w»s so small tlint for several years tho company managed to run their tains on a single! lino for two and «. hair miles from r-'leetwond. Tho breakdown of 1hP Ions and wculc-looking bridge built on piles, ,. lmd necessitated the; making of the niniilu lino which slcirted higli-vratc-r mark, and formed a cresccnt-shapoii l.ny when the tide was in. Although the number of trains ran in tho day wns very small whe...
Land Business. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
Land Business. At the Land Court at Grafton last week, the following were among the annual leases granted :-C. Wragfield, 280a, Coldstream, Id per acre; W. Amos, junr., 450a, Wombah. Id; W. J. Harris, 160a, Ashby, 2d. w1^6,1,'^'710*116 h°mestead selections of W. Towell, 4ia, and A. Tovrell, 42$a, Taloumbi, their doubts, and find that conditions of resi dence have been fulfiilled to 31st January last, ?te S. II. Marsh's homestead selection of iaZio. Nanegai, the Board found that the conditions of aesidenco were not fulfilled; liable to forfeit ure. Special leases.-O. Mackay, 110a, TVoodford, refused; deposit refunded less 10a 6d J Booth, 20a, Woodford, for grazing and agric ulture ; granted for 5 years, rental £9 per annum, report £5 os ; right of publio to exist ing or required roads ; preserved. T. Hannah, 4Ua, bouthgate, for aerioulhirn ? ornnt^ *„. = years annual rental £7 10s, survey and report i6 10a 2d. to be fenced on northern and eastern boundaries within twelve months. Shou...
The Sugar Industry. The Company and the Farmers. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
The Sugar Industry. The Company and the Farmers. (By Unionist.) Ii«* my last lofctor I pointed out that tho Com pany could, with a duty of £3 per ton, givo tho farmors £1 2s for cauo of tho 1892 standard, for which they magnanimously oiler 12a per ton. I quoted tho statistics of tho Queensland Stato mills and Coglan'd statistics for Now South 'Wales in support of iny contontion, and I clial longo criticisms of tho figures or the deductions I havo drawn from thoin. Allowing a reduc tion of two shillings per ton ia tho prico of cauo for overy £i loduction in tho dut- , tho Company /*r\n1rl ntVrvrd if tKn flnftr TrrnK rvt\firrvl\r nKnliatanft. to givo lGs per ton in tho fiold on tho Clarouco for cano of tho 1892 standard. It may bo re momborod that in my lottor iu tho Advocate of tho Sth instant, tho prices quotod for cano at tho Queensland mills was considerably less than 10a per ton. Incredulous readors may ask, can tho Company givo moro for the cano on tho fiold on. tho Olaroiico un...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 22 April 1898
Minerva Tonic Has the support of tho bosh ponplo in tho commu nity, Leading medical men, nnnlyste, and othors high in tho professional nud buBineaa world, pronounco it quite imitublo. Among others . Very Hev. Dr, O'Haron, Secretary to his Kminonco tho Cardinal Archbishop of SydDey. writes : — '?I havo miioh pleasuro in bearing testimony to tho value of Minerva Tonic, Duriiig tho holding of tho Graud Australian Pair it was much appreci ated hero by tho clergy and othors who foutd iu moat palatable and energising. Everyone who has hud experience ot it pronounces it admirable, (Signed) Denis F. O'Haran, Minerva Digestive is a purely vegetable prepara tion of greatest possible value ia nil troubles arising from imperfect digestion, Minerva Liver Fills (pink) are tho modern family aperient. Minerva Compound Iron Pills (yellow) enrioh the blood, and toue up the system. Minerva Little Nerve and Brain Pills (white) feed both brain and nerves to which they act as a tonic. H. McKINNON, Agent,...