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The Latest Cablegrams. London, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
The Latest Cablegrams. London, Sunday. CAPTAIS JORGENSON, the Arctic explorer, has sailed in a 40 feet boat for Melbourne. He arrived safely at Madeira. Earl Galloway stands committed for trial on a charge of criminal assault on a child at Dumfries. Another strike has occurred in London Docks. 400 labourers have ceased work, on the ground that the Company when engaging men, gave preference to blacklegs. Lord Roseberry declares that the manner in which omnibus and tram drivers are overworked, is a scandal. Earl Hopetoun was banquetted in Edinburgh. In reply to the toast of his health, he denied that he was going to Australia in consequence of deli- cate health. He had accepted the Governorship of Victoria from a strict sense of duty. He said that Lord Carrington had written to him (Hope- toun) stating that Victoria is ready and anxious to welcome him. Lord Carrington farther said that he was sorry that he had to return to England in 18 months, as life in the colonies is worth living....
PARLIAMENT. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
PARLIAMENT. Sydney, Wednesday. IH the Assembly last evening the Loan Totes were passed for Woogoolga jetty ...£9100 Coffs Harbour j etty. 4000 Removal of " Argyle " rocks at Maclean.'. 3000 Bridge over Alumny Creek at Pound-street... 5000 The item of £16*2,000 towards construction of Breakwater at Byron Bay "WAS WITHDRAWN. The Loan Estimates have been reduced by the omission of items amounting to TWO MILLIONS. The Assembly sat until 5.80 this morning, passing all Government business. Parliament prorogues at noon on Thursday.
DOMESTIC COOKERY—CAK. S, PUDDINGS, AND PASTBY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
DOMESTIC COOKERY-CAK. S, PUDDINGS, AHD PASTBY. Judge«-Mesdames BAWDBX. ETAN, M'KITTRICK, LIPJIAV, SEE, TROLLOPE, BEATSON, MAURICE. Home-made Bread, 21b loaf. Mrs P. Englert prize; Mrs. El Francis /tc 8 entries Damper, -Jibs, baked in ashes Mrs J. M'leod. 8 entries Scones, G Mrs. W. G. Mackney and Mrs. F. Englert (divided; ; Mrs J O. B .rgess h.c. 12 entries Cake«, sponge, not less than 21b weight. Miss A. M'Dou gaU. 6 entries Currant, not less than 21b weight. Miss Donaldson ; Miss Booraan com. 4 entries Seed, not less than 21b weight Miss Boorman, Southgate ; Miss Butb. Page h. e. 5 entries Tea Cakes, two of each. Miss Donaldson. 2 entries Plum Puddings, one of each. Mrs T. Page. 5 entries Sandwich Cakes. Miss Donaldson ; Miss L. Francis h.c 5 Mince Pies, three of each. Mrs T. Page Jam Bola. Miss Boorman ; Miss Donaldson h.c. 5 entries Collection Preserved Fruits. Miss Boorman Collection Jams. Miss Seller. 2 entries Honey, strained. Mr J. D. Thompson. 3 entries
Confession of Murder in New Zealand. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Coniession of Murder in New Zealand. Ai Clerkenwell Police Court, recently, Robert | Purvis Stewart, who appeared in the uniform of a private of the Soots Guards, was placed in the dock charged on his own confession with the mnrder of a man named Donald Muir, at Otago, New Zealand. The prisoner was stated by a sergeant of his regi- ment to have been in the Guards about six years. His conduct in the army was not altogether satis- factory. In. 1888 he had deserted but're-joined in fc, 1887, claiming the Queen's pardon, granted in ?Ç^_ commemoration of the jubilee. Inspector Young, Y, Division, deposed that prisoner presented V himself at the police:station, ? Caledonian-road, and said that he wished to . give himself up for killing a man in New Zealand in the month of May, twelve years ago. The prisoner, who then gave his name as Robert Anderson, appeared sober, and witness, having cautioned him that his state- ment would be used against him, took down in writing what the prisoner sai...
THE Clarence and Richmond Examiner. [ESTABLISHED 1850.] SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 12TH, 1889. RAILWAY TO THE COAST. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
....... : THE '.? ' CtenceM WMwb Examiaer. : I ESTABLISHED 1S50.]_' SATTJRPAX MORNING, OCTOBER 12TH, 1889. RAILWAY TO TUE COAST. TTPQH the MINISTER'S remarks « the Inverell Tailway, are thus commented upon by the Glen linus Guardian :- " The ultimate extension of the tailway to the Coast is merely part of a scheme which is essentially national in its character. The scheme embodies this great principle, but it does Bot depend upon it solely. It covers a wider area, and while on one hand it is sought to encourage . the settlement of population, on the other the originators of: the scheme seek to bring the immense pastoral and agricultural areas of the West within easy access of the Northern as well as the Southern markets." Our friend is scarcely correct in .this statement of the case. The exten- sion of the line to the Coast is the great principle at stake. There is little use in connecting with the: markets North and South aa promoters of settlement. That can be done only by the sho...
Section VI.—School Prizes. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Section ¥1.-School Prizes. Open to all children attending schools in the Clarence dis- trict. Prize, 2d in each class. FOB GIELS ONLY. Judges :-Mrs. HAWKIKS, Mrs. I. MACKAY, Miss BAWDEN, Miss LIPMAN. Plain "Writing on lines, for girls 14 years and under-Elvira Neale, Sooth Grafton, prize; S. A. Powell, Convent, h.c ; Altnia, Nelson, South Grafton, coin, ll entries Plain Writing on lines, for girls 12 and under-Mary Munro, Woodford Dale; Etty Clark, Woodford Dole, I Jue. : Violet M. Grainger. Strontian Park, com. 13 en. Plain Writing on lines, for girls 9 and under-Fanny Archer, Grafton Superior; Ada M'GUL Dirrenmurra, h.c; Daisy Greentree, Grafton, com. 8 entries Ornamental Writing, specimen sheet, for girls 14 and under-Maud Harkness, Grafton; Kate M'Pherson, Swan Creek, h.c. 7 entries Ornamental Writing, specimen sheet, for girls 12 and under-B. Duggan, Convent; Amy Blackie, Grafton, h.c 6 entries Drawing, freehand, for girls 14 and under-A. Powell, Con- vent; Maud Harkness, Graft...
THURSDAY'S SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
THURSDAY'S SITUAOS. IN tüte Conseil, be President announced tbe Gov- ernor's assent to certain Bills. The Bedhead Coal mining bill was received from the Assembly, and read a first time. The Governor then arrived, and having assented to the Appropriation Loan and Bills, delivered the usual speech in connection with prorogation of Parliament, which was a review of the work done during the session. Referring to the Payment of Members, the speech stated that it waa a new departure in the constitutional relation between the two Houses, one being paid for their labours, and the other not. His Excellency then declared Parliament prorogued till the 5th of November. In the Assembly, assent to certain Bills was announced, and the Redhead Coal Mining Bill read a third time. Mr. BRUCE SMITH, in reply to Mr. SEE, said that the Government would make inquiry with the view of ascertaining whether a new gaol at Graf- ton was needed. Mr. M'MILLAN, in reply to Mr. CHICK, said that he could not Bay whe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
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Tenterfield. OCTOBER 8TH. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Tenterfield. OCTOBER BTU. Death-Our town lias lost by the hand of death one of its most esteemed inhabitants, viz., Mr. J. J. Brown, of Alder- shot Farm. He resided here for 25 years, and was for a long time well-known as the genial host of the Commercial. He succumbed at the age of 00 to an attack of paralysis, and his remains were interred with Masonic honors. He leaves a wife and family of eleven. . The White Rock.-Advices have been received of the despatch of 15 tons of ore VIA. Lawrence. The mill and appendages are being pushed forward with alacrity. Mining.-The last report from tte Mining Department shows that there were at the commencement o£ the year len crushing machines in the Tenterfield and Fairfield mining division», ot 12G horse-power aggregate. In the district embracing Solferino, Tenterfield and Fairfield, «7 miners were engaged in mining for gold last year, the gold obtained being 13830ZS. 13dwt of reef gold, and C73dozs. of alluvial of a total value of £0773. The v...
CHAPTER X.—STORMS. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
CHAPTER X.-STORMS. ' " Where are you going this morning. Clifford ?" "To Alderley, mother. Won't you come? If you will, I shall get out the dogcart and drive you over. " It is a lovely morning." " No, thank you." Nothing could be more coldly uttered than these three brief words which -fell from Lady Eleanor's lips. Her handsome face was darkly clouded, her lips compressed in bitterest displeasure. " I need not ask when you will be home. I suppose we shall see you in time for dinner. It is a pity I think that you should trouble to return ! even for that. No doubt those who give you your other meals would be happy to allow you to dine with them too." Clifford bit his lip. He could not deny that there was some ground for his mother's remarks, 1 for during the past week he had done little more than sleep at West Court. In the first happy days , of his accepted love he had forgotten, perhaps, something of his duty to others. But, once con- victed of an error, there could be none readier ...
The latest Cablegrams. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
The latest Cablegrams. London, Tuesday. THE Home Government maintain ita right to nomi- nate Australian Governors. The consecration of the Bishop of Sydney, which was fixed for the 1st November, has been postponed, pending a decision as to the legality of his appoint- ment. The present wool sales show the highest price of the series. The Holyhead breakwater was damaged by the late gales. It is reported thathnndreds of Russian Armenians disguised as pilgrims, have entered Turkish Ar- menia, for the purpose of punishing those con- cerned in the recent atrocities committed on Chris- tians. The insurrection in Crete continues. Soldiers are outraging women and killing Christians. English interference is demanded. John Burns, the Socialist, ia engaged organising a Women's Trade Union. The Australian horse Ringmaster won the Cam- bridgeshire Trial Plate at Newmarket Freights to Australia have been raised, London, Wednesday. MB.SEYMOUBKEAY, a Home Ruler, has been elected to represent Elgin....
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
School of Arts. AT the regular monthly meeting, held on Monday, there were present-Messrs. Bawden (president), Hill, laman, Welch, Hockey, Clarke, Thorne, lardner, Kev. I. Mackay. The Treasurer reported receipts-Subscriptions £2 10s rent £117s Cd, catalogue ls. Debit balance £SS 4s. Accounts amounting to £219s lld were passed for payment. Books issued dnring September, 5/6 : mngazines, 165 : members using library 1T3. Thirteen large maps mounted on rollers were reported as having been presented by the Department of Public Instruc- tion, and it was suggested that they be placed in the Bead- ing room. The pictures in the reading room were gratuit- ously refrained by Mr. E. P. Samson, to whom the thanks of the committee were tendered. It was suggested that a new supply of books be added to the library. The Library Committee's report was received, and they were empowered to purchase new books at a cost of £5. The Entertainment Committee reported that enquiries had been made for a steame...
PARLIAMENT. TUESDAY'S SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
PARLIAMENT. TUES»A r'S SITTIXCrS. THE House resolved itself into Committee of Supply at about 10 minutes past 5 o'clock, for the consideration of the Loan Estimates. The following Votes were passed :-For Woolgoolga jetty.£9100 Coffs Harbour jetty. 4000 Removal of " Argyle " rocks at Maclean. 3000 Bridge over Alumny Creek, at Pound-street. 5000 Byron Bay jetty, cranes, &c. 5000 Construction of road from Fernmount to the Grafton-Armidale road . 7000 Among the items withdrawn was that of £162.000 towards construction of breakwater at Byron Bay.
Bush Missionary Society. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Bush Missionary Society. A LECTURE was delivered on Monday evening in tue School of Arts by Mr. John Walton, bush missionary, on " The history and work of the New South Wales Bash Missionary Society." Mr. A. L. McDougall, P.M., presided, and the Eevs. A. Barron, E. P. Becher, I. Mackay anil A. S. Swift occupied seats on the platform. The attendance was small. After hymn 176 bf Sankey's collecttionwas sung, and prayer offered, The CHAIRMAN spoke of the good work done by this Society, and promised to support it. Mr. WALTON said the Society was formed in' 1S56 in Sydney by a united body of Christians of different denomi- nations, to visit the town and country districts of the colony, preach the Gospel, and take the Bible and other good books from house to house. The sick and dying had been cheered by the Missionary visits, the Temperance pleige taken, aud Sunday schools established by its agency. As examples of the good done, at the close of a service held sy the Missionary a man grasp...
The Battle of Life. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
The Battle of Life. THE Bally Telvgra.}.U\\n& once again given itself np to the woes of mankind. Its columns are now besieged by a host of embryonic Werters, expatiat- ing on the sorrows, which they have to endure in " The Battle of Life." Letters from all sorts and conditions of men tell of the miseries of lovehss, workle8s, aimless existences ; of defeated hopes, of broken hearts, of ruined live3. The majority of these newspaper scribes are distinctly of the opinion of that delightful essayist, Mr. Jerome K. Jerome, when he says that " Fighting the battle of life is fighting against fearful odds." Some agree with Werter that " this world is all misery," and some preach pleasant platitudes about the beauties and the compensations which are to be found in Nature. To discuss the battle of life adequately would be to expound a philosophy of human existence. The point which seems to surge in many people's minds is whether suicide is, or is not, justifiable. It is no doubt all v...
Clarence and North Coast Farmers' Co-operative Association, Limited. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Clarence and North Coast Farmers' uo-operauve- Association, limited. THE Tumut journals to hand contain reports o£ the meet- ing held at that place respecting the formation of a branch Farmers' Association. The MAXAGEE of the Clarence Farmers' Association explained in detail the use and progress of that organisa- tion, and pointed out that the farmers, through their com- pany, had a great control of the market. He dwelt upon the advantages of union amongst the farmers ; and co- operative associations, financially aud socially, would bring them untold benefits; and he showed that such institutions were not antagonistic to the storekeepers. Slr. M'Farlane said that the farmers in Tumut could either form an associ- ation of their own, or take shares in his company. In the latter case they would he placed on equal terms with the original shareholders. The question of freight or the local price of grain had nothing to do with the forming of a co- operative association. Farmers who took s...
Harwood Island. THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Harwood Island. _ ' HT m, THÜHSDÄtr. i*xn\ ann,.-The mill.ia now. working weil. The lafe breakage in the rollers was repaired last week, and upwards oE 3000 ' tons of cane crushed. The Sehreder is a great improvement,,and gives entire satisfaction. ' ' LECTURE.-On Friday a kcture was delivered by the Rev. J. Paterson, which waa fairly well attended for a time. But aa the lecture proceeded the audience gradually diministed, apparently not interested thereby. The subject of the lecture was '.Travel« through many continents.'' The rev gentleman preached in the Union Church on Sun- day night to a. large assemblage. Notwithstanding the sacredness of the .day, a sprinkling of the larri- kin element were there, much to tte annoyance of preacher and congregation. Judging from the conduct that took place lately at tb« recent con- certs and lectures, larrikinism is graving on the >Lower Clarence. f The steam punt has resumed work, after having 9 bsgn thoroughly overhauled. CrfaftOD. Police...
Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Official Correspondence. THE Member for Grafton has received intimation to the following effect : Matters referred for report-Establishment of punt near Mountain View ; repairs to road, Eaton Creek bridge to Copmanhurst ; erection of bridge over Alnmny Creek in Dobie-street. Under consideration - Petition for erection of telegraph office on Government land at Copman- hurst. The following is a return of the reserves in the land district of Grafton, given in reply to a request from the Member to describe "the reserves on the Don Dorrigo and Upper Orara- ores. Travelling stock and camping .. ..-. 39,078 Railway. 77,974 Water. 207,803 Timber. 822.017 Mining . 13,730 Eeserves from conditional salo within goldfields.. 80,8G(î Towns and villages . 49,059 Commons. 18,773. Population area . 90,303 Eeserves from sale pending legislation-forfeited c p's. within leasehold area. 3,037 Miscellaneous reserves, including all other reserves from sale and dedication.129,U!> Total area .1,547,08t S...
Public Meeting at Maclean. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 12 October 1889
Public Meeting at Maclean. OK Monday evening last a public meeting wu held in the &lt; jm School of Arts, Maclean, for the purpose of Inaugurating % District Progress Association. About 60 residents ot the town and outlying districts (principally Shark Crock) wore * present. Mr. O. SEE was voted to tho chair, and expatiated at soma length upon the »ecessity for such an association, aftor wbich Mr. H. J. Kipping proposed, "That lt is desirable - that such an association, including representatives from all the centres of population on the Lower Clarence, be formed, . such association to be called the "L. C. Progress Association." Seconded by Mr. T. KYLE and carried. Mr. KIPWNO thou moved,"That the management of tho association be vested in a board of 12 members." Seconded by Mr. MALONEY and carried. The CHAIRMAN' then remarked that lt would be necessary to elect the members of tho Board, and in order to do this, those who wished to vote would have to pay ls membership fee. It ...