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Strange Law to Induce Marriages. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Strange Law to Induce Marriages. The Argentina Republic has passed a remark able law to encourage marraige. It inflicts si fine upon any person of marriageable age of rejects a proposal. Here is tho substanco of ? the statue : People of marriageable age of either'aex who refuse an offer to wed without reasons which are considered valid in law, shall noo ue pGrmuieii co marry noreaiuor wiiuouu liiu permission of tho govornmenc. They shall,. ? . moreover, pay an indemnity sum of not moro f, ? than 5000dols. to tho person whoso offer thoy ? i have refused. Young men and women under 20 years old are exempt from the law, and can marry as they please. After they are 28 the men are oliged to pay a heavy tax if they remain single. In Argentina women propose as ; well as men, so an unmarried young man between 20 aud 28 years old in that country has ' a troublesome time Not only has he to pay a tax for being a bachelor, but if ho rofuses a - proposal he has to pay tho proposer a fino
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
General Notices. W' ANTED, n Goneral Servnnt.Tlust be a good cook and laundress. .References required. Apply, Mrs. A. C, BAKRY, Harwood. WANTED APPRENTICES to tho DRESS MAKING. Apply Miss LAW, Maclean. mAKE NOTICE.— That in future any person or A. persons fouud throwing down the feuceB or otherwise trespassing ou the Selection of S. Norley will be prosecuted. STEPHEN NORLEY. ADVOCATE LIBEL FUND- ? At the request of a large number of persons it has been decided to open liscs to defray Mr. D. T. fiurt'a expenses iu connection with the recent j libel case — Dowling and Clarke v Burt. Lists can be obtained from the undersigned by persons willing to undertake tho collection ot euhscriptions iu aid of the abovo movement. : ' . H. JOYCE. VV...J.' DUNNET. To Let. COMFORTABLE FOUR- ROOM ED COTTAGE ] \J in Union-Btreet, Maclean. Apply ' A.J.S. BANK Ltd., Maolean. I rpO LET.— One FOUR-ROOM COTTAGE at X Green Point, Ashby. Apply to I SAMUEL OAUSLEY, I Wombati, North Arm. Government ?5|s^||LJl||...
Shipping Intelligence. Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
? '. Shipping Intelligence. Arrivals. EaixaTINA (s), 680 tons, Captain John Magee, from Sydney, April 23. — Mesdames Neasby, Smith, Wadge, Isbester, Weekes, Blax land; Misses Shore, Beavers, Neasby (2); Messrs. H. Pateson, E. Wood, P. R. Gooch, F. A. Badgery, J. Dunstan, H. C. Street, W. W. Stephens, W. Archibald, W. A. Walker, B. Gxosse,' B. T. Blaxland, M. Donohue, J. C. Francis, C. Napper, F. W. Gulley, H. Mclnnes, E. C. McKell, H. T. Smith, J. McPherson, J. T. Davis, E. Arnold, G. T. Schonbein, J. H. Crispin, T. Wadge, Masters Neasby (3), and 8 in the second cabin. Crossed the bar at day break, arrived at Maclean at 8.15, and left again at 8.30. Departures. City of Grafton (s), 825 tons, Captain D. Anthon, for Sydney, April 23. — MeBdames Hann, Arnold ; Misses Hann, Sunners, Jones ; Messrs. Simpson, Parkinson, Jones, Hume, Lambert, Pattison, Thompson, and 10 in the steerage. ' . Miscellaneous. The exports by the Oity of Grafton on Satur day from Maclean were : 1200 bags maize, 1...
Important to Dairy man. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Important to Dairy m*n. Now that bnils nnd milk houses havo to be whitewashed the following excellent prescription should bo stuck up in all dnirymou's homes : — Tako a freshly burned liino half a bushol, and slako it with boiling wator ; cover it during tho process, to koep in tho stoum. Thon strain the liquid mrougn « lino sievo, una add io it seven pounds of salt, previously woll dissolved in warm water ; also IJlbs of ground rice, boiled to a thin pusto, and stirred in boiling hot ; Alb of powdered Spanish whiting ; lib. ofcloan'glue previously well dissolved ; add 5 gallons of hot wator ; stir it well, and let it stand a few days, covered from dirt. Put on quite hot. One pint of the wash will covor a square yard,
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Commercial. Maclean current prices : Dairy butter 8d , factory Is per lb ; eggs Is per dozen ; fowls Is 6d to 2s ; ducks Is 9d to 2s 6d per pair. John McFarlano wired last night: — Maize prime, 2s 6d. Our Sydney correspondent wired last night:— Bacon— 7d to 74d per lb. Ifrench Beans — 2s to 2s Gd per bushel ; broad, Is. Bananas — 3s to 8s per bunch. -??Beeswax — Is per lb. Bran— 9-Jd per bushel. Butter — Creamery Is, factory 1 Id, dairy lOd per, lb. Cabbages — 3s to 4s 6d per dozen. Cucumbers— 9d to Is 6a per dozen. Eggs— Is 2d to Is4dper dozen. Flour— £10 10s per ton. Honey— 2d to 3d per lb. Lemons — local 4s to 6s per case. Lucerne Hay— £1 10s to £2 5s per ton. MAIZE— Prime, 2s 6d per bushel. Oranges— Local, 2s Gd1 to 8s, Italian 7s to 10s per half case. Onions — £7 per ton. Poultry— Prime young fowls 3s, inferior from 2s ; ducks 3s to 4s ; geese 3s to 4s 6d ; turkey cocku 5s to 8s ; turkey hens 4s to 6s per pair. Potatoes — Local £4 15s to £5 per ton. ? Imported — £6. Local Kidne...
Advocate Cup Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Advocate Oup Match. ?This 'final- for the Advocate cup was com menced at Macloan on Saturday. The com ipetiug clubs wero Maclean and Bvushgrove, swliich had secured the highest number o'f ponjts.in the preliminary conteats iu tho Lower :nnd'.U.pper sections of the electorate respect ively. PJuy was commenced about 11 o'clock. ?±Jr.usngrovo went in Inst and closed their in ningswith 160 mns for 9 wickets, A. Davis (02) 'and M. Davis (35) being tho principal scorers. . Goio obtained the best record with tho ball, securing 2 wickets for 0 runs, Maclean tlion went to tho wickeis and compiled 151 runs, Gorn being top with 43, Lynaght 30 not out and J. McKinnon 29. S. and A. Davis opened the second innings for Bvushgrove and both rotircd without scoring, the former being bowled by Mtdcalf and tho latter being given out. lug before wicket, M. Davis (15) and M. Gurrily (6) occupied the creates whe;: time was called. The match will be continued next umuiunj » . Brushgrnve, first innings— S. ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Sticking to it is the price of viotory. A man named Joseph Ashton was waylaid by three mon in Belmore Park on Saturday night, brutally maltreated and robbed of several articles of jewellery. John Summers, one of the al loged assailants, was arrested with a portion of the stolen property in his possession, brought DOfore the court and committed for trial. ino JOto nali-yearlv roport of tho Grafton Lighting Company has beon presented to the etarenolders, and shows the profits of half year amount to £357 14s Id, making, with balance carried forward, £514 14s Id available for distribution, whioh it is proposed to apportion as follows : Dividend of 8 per cent, £320, reserve fund £75, depreciation £50, leaving £69 14s Id fa carry forward,,
Football Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Football Association. TuE','annual general meeting of tho Chi once. River ^Football Association was held at the Maclean Hotel on Saturday night, when tho following clubs were represented :- Ramornie, Brushgrove, Grafion, Southgate, Maclean and Harwoud. The president, Mr. J. J. Hough, past year was read, showing an income of £6 6d and an expenditure nf £7 5a 9d,' thus showing a deficiency of £1 os 3d, which was wiped off by a cheque from the president. The committee's report was read and adopted. Mr. See, junr, submitted a letter from the secretary of the New South Wales Rugby Union, referring to the formation of a branch of the Union on the Clareuce. It was decided that the Association affiliate with the Union, and that a branch be formed on the Clarence. It was resolved that ru!.e 5. be altered to read: 'That the officers consist- of two natrons, ninn iilnn.nro.iJ,.,,!,, secretary and treasurer, and » committee of seven ; four of whom shall form a quorum. The election of officers r...
ADVOCATE LIBEL CASE. A Lengthy Sitting. Verdict for Plaintiffs for 50s Each. THIRD DAY—FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
liJT OCATE IIBEL CASE. A Lengthy Sitting. Verdict for Plaintiffs for 60s Each. THIRD DAY— FRIDAY. On Friday, Mr. Dowling under cross-examination by Mr. Qnnnon, said : Brcnnau was at the brewery on March 18th with witness. Ho subpeomed Brcnnan as a. witness, but ho got blind drunk, aud witness bolievcd he went away again. Witness did ask the girl in the Jones v. Gallagher case a foul uestion. Jtlo asked tne girl it sno was not sunonng from a certain vile disease, aud ?whether tho disease was on tho hospital records, and whether she was not discharged for immoral conduct. Ho believed tho naturo of the case was not on tho records. He did not know if thojenquiry committee found tho girls' conduot while in tho institution had been most ex emplary. Tho Advocate took a very strong stand against the Hospital. When the article about 'professional charlatans' appeared, witness and de fendant wore fur from being on friendly relations. Witness had a slight disagreement with defendant over tho n...
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Presentation. On. Friday night a very pleasant function took DJiico in the Presbyterian Church of N.S.W., tho occasion being tire presentation of a hiuid somo surplice- to the Iiev.J. S. Scott. The giwir is a handsome one and was purchased exl'fbeively by the Indies of the congregation. Ti.tii-e wjis about 70 uersons nrnRBrif. thn nminr. iiy being ladies* Mr. D. Shearer, who occupied the chair, spoke hi some length upon the ques tion of robes and gowns, referring to the pro phets of old appearing in robes, aud that a later period Christ also was similarly attirsd. Ho hoped that Mr. Scott would bo long spared to weiu- the gown, and as he expounded the scriptures from his heart the congregation would -bo heart to heart with him in all his labors. Mr. Scott was then called upon to come forward and submit himself to the hands of tho ladies, and Mxs. D. Shearer and Miss S. McLean then attired the reverend gentleman in tho handsome robe. After Miss Muir rendered ' Calvery' and Mrs. R. Til...
FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
FEDERATION. Sir, — It is gratifying to find that this great and important question is by common consent left freo from any party, political or sectarian influences, and that the people of the colonies are left entirely frea to exorcise their vote for or against the Draft Bill, when called upon on 3rd June next. In all political parties wo find a division of opinion, and leading statesmen of each, political nnrtv have ieined to gether in the cause, though differing in matters of provincial policy. Those who had the position of ecclesiastical heads of the churches, or who from their official position in any denomination might ha looked when as leaders of public thought are refrain, ing from expressing their views in any way which could be construed into a dictation to the adheronta of the churches they represent, or in giving thoir view do so ex cathedra, and in thoir individuhl capacity as citizens of the colony. Hence the fullest measure of civil aud religious liberty is assured to ...
Fallen on evil Days [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Fallen on evil Days. A Bbj.oian of nristoornfio descent had falii-H on evil daytiii Piiriu. says the London D. TfcLtOKWH) He hns given himsulf up to tho polico so nn to avoid Egging in the streets, and has been aooomimi(! ???t-;U with a temporary homo in tho central depot His story is a atrangfi ono After linviu« npnnt jki ri moiiy hu had to Iivu by his wita. Uc :-.ucor-ii'....iy uv.» .,,, .,., n giiivuyuru oraior. riis piuu v.v.s to fnllow ii funeral aud inquire about thu life ;.ud career of tho dead person. Then when tlm in;«r meut wna over ho otood up at tho grav.-sult! uutl descanted on the- virtues 'of the deceased. This caused tho mourners to rogard him as an old fiinnd of their dofuuot rolntivo, so they thanked him tear fully and invited him to the banquets prepared for them at some restaurant near tho cemetery. The Belgian was thus enabled to live on funeral ba!:ed me.-its, otherwise eold sausages, oharcuterio, nnd occasionally chicken. The supply was uounlly n» eopiouu that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Shipping Notice, -p EDUCED FARES. REDUCED' FAKE Tho Fnat and Regular Passenger Steamer ll0™8 d& Menzi Loaros CHATS WORTH EVERY MORNING fi GRAFTON, via youth Arm, excepting Thur -Hy, whun she mna up f.ho Mai a Rivi Leaves GRAFTON EVERY AFTERNOO: at half-past 2. : faeTes- Chatsworth ? -2d Gd Rotnrn 3a Gd Micloaa ? ? ? 2.i „ 3s Liwronoo.,... ? la Gd „ 2h Gd Bruahgrovo & Ulinarra..,la ,, la Cd ' GEORGE SHORE, Londjn Houae, Grnfton, nnd All Nations' Store South G-nfton. \yOItTH COAST STEAM NAV1GATIOI l\ COMPANY (LIMITED.) S.S. CITY QF~aB,A?TQlS, Captain D. A nth on, LEAVES SYDNEY FOR GRAF 1 j\-iL TON every ?TUESDAY NIGHT at ! $|||J§V o'clock ; and LEAVES GRAFTOJS %S=^^ FOR SYDNEY every SATURDAY MORNING at 6 o'olook. S.S. KALLATINA, Captain John Maori'., LEAVES SYDNEY FOR GRAFTON every SAT URDAY NIGHT at 9 o'clock; and LEAVES URAFTON FOR SYDNEY every WEDNESDAY MORNING, at G o'clock. SAMUEL SEE, Local Manager. Auctioneers and Commission Agents. McLACHLAN and COMPANY, Eiver-...
Orange Blossoms. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Orange Blossoms. On Wednesday last, at Ohatsworth, Mr. Michael Schwed, oE Glen Innes, was united in the holy bonds of wedlock to Miss Annie Kempnich, daughter of Mr. Jacob Kempnich, of the Freshwater Channel. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Eather Beade in the Eoman Catholic Church, which was prettily decorated for the occasion. The wedding party ?was conveved in the launch Warreeah to the churbh where a large number of friends assem bled to witness the ceremony. The Dride was attired in a pretty costume of white cashmere trimmed with silk and gimp and wore the ?usual veil and wreath. The bridesmaid was Miss Margaret Kempnich, sister of the bride. Her dress was cream cashmere with shot silk and gimp trimmings. The bridegroom was supported by Mr. John Kempnich, brother of the bride. After the ceremony the party returned to the residence of the bride's parents, whereabout 100 people sat downio an elaborate spread. ' In the afternoon outdoor games were indulged in, and at night ...
Advocate Libel Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Advocate Libel Case. This action against the Advocate concluded m the Supreme Court at Grafton on Saturday and resulted in a vordict for plaintiffs for £o. The action was in many respects a peculiar one, The alleged libel originated in certain misrepre sentations made by a person ?whose name has been very prommont in connection with the case. The plaintiffs were not in any way identified with or connected with the circumstances which led up to the alleged libel, nor was it shown in any way that tho alleged libel could apply to them. Yet they took it to themselves and, as was shown by the evidence, pointed out — or one of them did — that it referred to them. The evidence also shows that the person who had brought about ,- the oiroumstances that led up to the publication of the article was an active agent in applying it to plaintiffs. No direot evidence whatever was ?given' to show that the article did refer to plaintiffs, while on the other hand direct evi dence was given that it did...
Remarkable Surgery. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Remarkable Surgery. Three months ago fifteen yards of eilver wire,' as laige around as an ordinaiy hypodermic needle, were introduced and coiled within the aorta (tho arterial channel leading from tho heart) of Adrian Dehertoghe, a machinist of San Francisco. Surgeons say the operation has saved his life, The patient was suffering from aneurism or saculated tumor of the arterial wall. A rupture of the aorta was only a question of time. The wire was introduced to partly fill the abnormal sac and form a clot which would in time contract and be absorbed, restoring the channel to its normal formation. This is the first instance on record of an opera tion of this character. Read tho Advooa'IE. The only live paper circulating in tho. Clarence electorate. . Dr. W. B. Rush, Oukland, Fla., writes :— 'I employ Sanders & Sons Pure Volatile Eucalypti ExtraGt as a local application in cbronio inflam mations and rheumatic ivains ; internally in nephritic as well as in pulmonary, gastric a...
Mr., Mrs. or Miss ? [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Mr., Mrs. or Miss ? The street car struck the rear wheel of the bicyclo. The bicyclist described a parabola, and fell upon b pile of bricks. The bicyclist raised on one elbow, reached back an arm toward a rear pocket of tha knickerbockers, and collapsed insensible. A policeman felt in the pocket and drow out a a silvor flaBk labelled 'J. J. Jones, No. 4 Bonton Avenue.' 'Goto No. 4 Bonton Avenue,' said the Sergeant to a policeman, 'and tell Mrs. Jones that Mr. Jones has — 'The sergeant paused, and drew a hand-mirror from the other rear pocket of the knickerbockers. ' — Tell Mr. JoneB that Mrs. Jones has— 'The druggist, who was assisting, tickled the bicyclist's lips with a feather ho was trying to burn under the nostrils. The bicyclist smiled murmuring, 'Charlie !' ' — Tell Mr. and Mrs Jones that Mies Jones has met with an accident.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 26 April 1898
Maclean Show resulted in a profit of £6G. A prospector reported in town yesterday that he had discovered payable gold somewhere near Moroio. At the Supreme Court, counsel (holding up a paper at the table with an allegad libel) to Alderman O'Connor: 'Can you see anything in that article to refer to Dowling and Clarke ?' Witness (promptly : ?' Not at that distance.' The Court smiled. ?The foilowing will represent Tyndale against Maclean Half-Holiday Association, at Maclean. on Wednesday : W. Gulliford, S. Small, J. Riley, E. Powell, D. M'Luchlan, J. M'Lachkn, W. Lee, 11. Dorrington, W. Dorrington, E. A. Powell, R. Dwyer ; emergencies, W. Browne an4 L. Lee, Premier Reid has promised to reconsider the question of the abolition of the sugar duties. On Monday last, at St. Marks, Darling Point, the Rev. Alfred Dallas, of Wentworth, formerly of South Grafr.on, was married to Miss Purdie daughter of the late Dr. Purdie. and .Mrs. Purdie of Grafton. Tho ceremony wss per formed by Archdeacon F...