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SYDNEY TURF CLUB RACES. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 5 May 1903
SYDNEY TURF CLUB RACES. SATURDA.Y. . , Hurdle Race.— ^Champion 1, .Jacques 2,. Moravian 3.. . .. . .. . May Stalios.— Clochotto 1: Sir Roger 2, Whiting?. ; . Steeplechase.— Frantic ' II. ' l',.-': Billy ' Barton 2, Monarch 3,- ' ' ? Club. Handicap.— Carwee 11 Fireclay .2, Keen 3. . ' ? -v ?'? : - I Farewell Hiindicapi-T-iKai Viti 1, Circe 2, Fanfare 3V .,.1 ./ « i
The Need for Reform. PHENOMENAL EXTRAVAGANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 5 May 1903
? , 'fflie- R ccjI:-'- . Biefom'-1:. i'1'iii i\ojn:NU. r.\ rrjAVAGANCu. Ik thei-e'is one question moro press ing' 'tlian another^' said1 Mr. T. Mo'x ham,:M.L. A., at 'Parramatta,: on Mtm day, before a nicoting:ot .ladies,,.'. it is. the.!, question, of .State -reform;, ;I - do not relax in any way . -my opposition to' tlie present..- Government. -%.'They have done more to_demoraIi.se the labouring class , than all. other Governments that i have preceded'- them.. ? ^ Their- extra va- | gauce has been something, phenomenal.: When ,we have-tlie-Minister's-own ac-; I kno.wledgment that £17,000,000 has been* nddecVto lthe indebtedness of the State during the past- three and- a half years, you- will ? rccognise that a very serious - impost lias been -placed upon i:(hs sliouldcrs'of' tho: people of^N.S.W. i Three-quarters- of a- inilhon will have r.tcr be sent, a wa y an li ual ly '? a fc in terest ? t on Ibis sum. alone, /before a shilling | .could bo. available t-for employ inent of. »ui...
Casino Jockey Club Annual Races [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 5 May 1903
Casino Jockcy Aimniil Races The annual race meeting of tho Casino Jockey Club was held on t.ha R. R- Turf Club's course on Friday last, and, as was to be expected after tho record attendance at the Show, attracted a big crowd, the number present being ostiniated at over 700. Fair fiolds faced the starler in all tho events, and the racing on the whole was good. Tho disqualifications onforced by the Club at their last mooting havo evidently had a good cttect, ana ens general opinion was that tlia whole of the starters were out to win. The course was in fair order, and no accidents re sulted, so that, the services of the hon. medical officer of tlio Club (Dr. Stewart) who was present, fully prepared for any emergency, were happily not required. Despite the fact that there were six race3 on the card, and the first race was set down for 1.30, the events were run off well to time. Tho officials worked with a will throughout, and are-.t^ be congratu lated on the success of the meeting. The...
Mr. Wise on Railway Expenditure. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 5 May 1903
^ Mr. Wise on E&ail^viiy . , IS.xgtiMielil hit. ? ?'Tiii?,- Attorney-General states that he -is-having a return prepared showing .tlio exact, expenditure ot the Railway Commissioners out ? of loan moneys during tho last four years of Mr. Reid'fi i-tei-in of. otKeo and the tenure of ollico ?of the present Government. This has not yet. been completed, but, says Mr. Wise, it already shows that while (lie Jnailway - -Commissioners miller Mr. Rcid spent about £800, OOU, (hey have ? dui iug (he Lyne-See period expended close on £3,000,000, and that when the figures are complete they will show that the amount spjnt during t-lie. period ot ollice of the latter Go .vernment will be considerably in cienscd. None of this expenditure is ?in respect oft the construction of new lines, but all of it is necessary expendi ture for (he purpose ot ' making tlie Li-ai 1 ways serviceable and productive. ' ,Mr. Wise adds that ho does i.ot wish to. say that (ho ComiiiissioneM , should not lnivo ma...
Timber on Settlement Leases. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 5 May 1903
.'B:ia5s3-ei'-.oa»SQtticj6ittHt L«ascs; / A ., wiro . from., (xrenfell reads:— An i m por ran t. ..case ? under I he La 1 1 d - Acts, dealing with- the, j rights of .settlement . lessees ;to:tnnber, etc.,. was heard at the .local police -court. :.on , Wednesday, be toie Mr C Robeitson, PM. W. B. Butler -claimed-, that . certain timber 'seized byjliai forest, .guavd.was his pro perty, such timbef- being. found at the sawmill. ;,;Mr..j Oi-omnielni; ..for claim ant, said thri caso , was one of verv creufc importance-, indeed, .not onl}'1 to claim ant--,: but .to-all settlement and other Crown lessees .in : (he State, as it was high, tnno that these rights were set ,atvi'eat.,i,BntIei;, .claimed - that, being the holder of a settlement lease, he was . entitled,. under^section 98, sub-section 2, of the Crown Lands Act- of 183-.I-, to cut and take from the. land under lease ,. timber for building^ftnd other purposes :of .the lease, as, lie required ; and that, having.cut, such; tiniboi;,:...
The Late Mir Hector Macdonald. THE CHARGES DENIED. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
The L-»te Mir BBector Sliiedonalil. THE CHARGES DENIED. Fhkmaxtlk (W.A.), Salm-day. — Ac- cording to advices received by the R.M.S. Ophir, the charges against the lato Sir Hector Macdonakl have been proved; by police inquiries, ' to have no foundation. Popular sympathy in Ceylon is greatly against the Go vernor. According to a late file of the Col ombo papevs, a statement/published in some papers saying that the King re ceived Macdonald in a special audience is wholly nntrue. He saw no one in London, where lie remained only 24 hours, beyond the heads of the military departments. He was at headquarters, and was ordered by the War authori ties to return at once to Ceylon to be tried by court-martial. ThLs he begged to be allowed not to do, and a some what painful interview followed, during which the late General burst into tears, and resulting in his promising to go to France, aud think the matter over. He left London with the knowledge that, so far as the military authorities were co...
A Dangerous Weed. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
A Uaiigeroiisi Weed. Mr. J. H. Maiden contributes, the following to the ' S. M. Herald' : — ' I am glad you have drawn attention to one of the St. John's worts under the heading of 'A Dangerous Weed.' Contrary to a very widely held opinion we have 110 State machinery to cope with noxious weeds, except to a very slight extent, and it is indeed very difficult for the State, to provide such measures. Ihe remedies (so far as they go) are in the hands of the people themselves, who should remember that ' a stitch iu time saves nine,' and the best way to diffuse information con cerning these pests i« through the press. Newspapers will put people on the alert, and every landholder who notices a new weed on his holding should write to the Department, of Agsiculture about it. This particular St. John's wort is known to botanists as Hypericum perforatum, and it occurs in remarkable profusion in the cold districts of Bright, Victoria. I was travelling there during tiie sum mer of 1899-1900, and...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Local and General News. I - — : ? . \;Auoiio.seer's REPOKT.i— Messrs. Wal ter Seiko and Co. report the following sales for tho week : — On account of Mr. T. W. Walsh, 180 mixed cattle at £i 2s 6d. On account of Mr. N. C. Bucknell, 50 fat cows at £6 10s. - On account 'of Mr. D'. Cnmpbell. i-acre allotment in North Casino to Mr. A. W. Rca at a satisfactory price. plMONSTKATION PltlVILF.OES. — TllO privileges in, connection with tho rail way opening demonstration sold by Mr. G. Pyers on Saturday brought very fair prices. The ' hotel booth was purchased by Alrj G. Pyers for £5. No 1 fruit and luncheon booth was purchased by Mrs. Carrall for £6 10s, and No. 2 by Mrs. E. Clarke for £5. . I,mmensb Mushroom.— We have had left at our office the largest mushroom over 'soon about here, boing 21in. in cir cumference and 9in. in diameter. To all appearancos the mushroom is of the eating, kind, but perhaps better suited for making cats-up. It was found on the railway line near tho Town Common, by...
Women and the Franchise. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Women ami tlie Franchise, At the convention of the Austral asian Women's Christian Temperance Union, on Thursday, the franchise re port by Lady Holder (South Aus tralia) stated that, in 110 department had a more decided advance been made. The Federal franchise was a great privilege, and when women need it as such, a great step towards the improvement of social aud moral laws would have been taken. They felt sure that the time was not. far distant when adult suffrage for the' State as well as the Commonwealth would be universal throughout Australia. Mrs. Kirklaud (New Zealand), who is 011 her way to the World's Conven tion, addressing the delegates, said that the last general elections in New Zealand indicated in a marked manner what a powerful victory in the cause of temperance women had achieved by the exercise of their votes. There was not wautiug evidence, howover, that they still had much to fight for, as(the controllers of tlie drink traffic were doing everything in their power...
Lived 2OO Years. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Mreil 200 Years. The Russian papers state that there is a man in a hospital in Tomsk who is 200 years old, and is now in his thii'd century. The accounts concern ing this bicentenariau are circumstan tial enough. He is said to possess a birth certificate and other documents proving his age, while birth and other marks 011 his body establish his iden J _?! _ A ? X t._ J ? A._ uiy. .ftuiuug wit) uuuuuieuu* wmuii are given in the proof of his age is a passport bearing the date 1763, in which he is described as 60 years of age. He has been a widower 123 years, his wife's death certificate show ing that she died in 1780, after 47 years of married life. His son died iu 1824, at the age of 90. This Msthuse lah is a small peasant farmer, who re members seeing Peter the Great and Catherine. He is now bedridden, but mentally sound. I
Weekly Calendar. MAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Weekly Calendar. MAY. ?5 'S . .Is ' ? i »? watkk = ' a % % £ .a j Sydney. i'i :i 2 *.« i — p- |! | '3 J I | | jMor.jAft. Hi M. H. M. H. M. P.M. A.M. H M. ll.'M. 8 F 1 1 51 G 355 9 322 243 6 0 G24 9 S 11 51 6 36 5 8 3 58 3 44 0 48 7 10 10 .S 11 516 36 5 7 4 37 4 43 7 31 751 11 M 1151 8 37 5 0 517 5 42 8 10 8 25 12 T 11516 37 5 5 G 0 6 38 8 39 8 57 13 W 11516 2S ?'- 4 644 733 9 14 035 14 Tli 11 516 395 3 732 825 D551017 PlIAij.ES OF THE MOON. Full Moon, May 12, 12.18 a.m. ''
(To the Editor of the Richmond River Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
(To the Kditor of the llichmond Jliccr KxprciS.) Sir — In a recent issue my friend and fellow committeeman, Mr. W. H. Car mont, wishes publicly to correct Mr. A. C. Simpson and myself re our erroneous ? ideas of manliness. That Mr. Carmont's letter is tho result of mature considera tion I have not the slightest doubt ; but even the opinions of the uulpit and the ?-press are sometimes at variance. Now, Sir, the facts of the case are as follows : — Some time back an application (with deposit) was made to the secretary of tho School of Arts for the hall for the pur pose of holding a ' boxing match.' Cer tiiin members of the committee objected to the granting of the application, but the President held, and rightly so too, that us the secretary had accepted the deposit tlie hall was, legally speaking, engaged Iri order to prevent a repetition of this it was 'understood that such applications iri future should be dealt with by the com riiittee. A second application was made, and by a fair...
Meteorological Information. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Mcteorologicstl Information.' 1 Ttts following are the observations of temperature ami rainfall in Casino, taken by the Telegraph Master at 0 a.m. each day, for the week ended May 7th : — »''? I 'iSS;. Friday, May. 1 78' j 47' 0-00; Saturd'y, May 2 74' I 50' 0(10 Sunday, May 3 70' ! 50* O'OO Monday, May 4 75- 51V 010 Tuesday, May 5 ? Go* 57* ? 0'40 Wednes, May 6 67' ' ! 5lV j 0'45 Thursd'y, May 7 G9- 1 .57' ! 2'13 Average ? ? 70.71 53 14^ Total rainfall... ? .' ? '3-08
(To the Editor of the Richmond River Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
(To the Editor of the Richmond River Expreis.) Sir, — I see by advertisement in the Coraki paper, that the Tatham people ava trying to ruin the efforts of the Casino directors re the successful float ing of the Casino Co-operative Butter Company. As one who watches the district aud knows well the friendly feel ing of the inhabitants towards Casino, I can safely deny the charge, and the Casino people should have more sense bium accuse uu 01 suuu narrow umiueu ness. This advertisement is evidently a shot at the directors and shareholders of the Coraki Butter Factory and opens up a big question of purchase. Mr. Editor, I ask you to believe me when I tell you the Coraki shareholders did all they could to keep the Casino fellows from buying at £3500, as £1500 was lost to the dairymen of your district through the inexperience of those gentle men who now call themselves directors. Had they held out they could havo pur chased at half the money, aud I'll tell you why. It'was arranged that th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Mr. Pierpont RJorgun, the Now York millionaire, travels like royalty ubroad, for his special train has right of way over all. other trains. On the Southern Railway all passenger trains aro shuuted 15 minutes before the approach of his special, and goods trains are obliged to take to the sidings half uu hour before the spocial is duo. Wukn You Cannot SleeV for coughing, it is hardly noeessary' that any one should tell you that you need a few doses of Cliatn berluin's Cough Remedy to allay the irrita tion of tho throat, and make sleep possible. It always cures und cures quickly. A, C. Siinpsou, Cusiuo,8oll6'it.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
? -9 ? . fe . : ;FaT Cattle. — At Homebush, on Monday ' ' last, -there were upwards of 1)27 head of ''cattle yarded, representing 37 consignors, principally from the northern and southern '.'' - districts, 1 GO from Queensland, the balance , .! ??'sfroiii the west and local sources. The yard- ' .V' jifg^voinprised all qualities, ami inoluiled a , 1 larger proportion of good to prime btilluckn tlmn oil the previous two sale days; about 360 oows and heifers, principally meilium to ? ? . kooiI, with a butter repreaentation of prime :: H.,!,. , .hi,,. i ? ui„.nr on ? and oO calves also included. There was a ? full attendance of buyers, and as the supply ' of good, useful, trade beef was ample for the ----- . dieiii^pd theinarket opened to fair competi tioii at about late rates. Quotations: Yards ,pf prime bullocks, £10 to £11 10s: prime anil heavy bullocks, £12 to £12 10s ; odd ' , extra prime aud heavy bullocks.- to £13 15s ; : good bullocks, £8 10s to £9 10s ; medium bullocks, £5 10s ...
Precedence. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Precedence. A very delicate question of preced ence has arisen — Who is entitled to rank next after visiting Governors? The Chief Justice, the Prime Minister of Australia, the President of tho Senate, or the principal ecclesiastical dignitary ? After the Prime Minister come State Jfremiers, and then ordinary Federal Ministers, but where arc Privy Council lors to be- placed ? Ordinary Ministers object to conceding . the pass to Privy Councillors. It seems that Lord Hope to'uh (the first Governor-General), the Federal Ministry,' Captain Wallinnton, and the Colonial Office have all drawn tip lists, and none of them agree. ? I
BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
? - . ? ? V ? ' BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. : ';?- . Following were the wholesale prices in 0.\ .Brisbauo on Tuesday :— * ' ' ', '! ?Maizo : Prime,' to 4i 5d per bushel. . . i; -Bran, £0 10s per ton '; pollard, £8 5$. , -Chaff: O.iten, prime, £0 10s per ton. ? j . ' j l'otatods : Circular Head, £4 5s to £4 7.s Gd ?.''Vr; per ton. ? : a ' J ;Huns : Piueapple, Is to Is Id ,* Mild Cure, ^ . is per lb. ? '. ' ' ^Bacon : Pineapple, Hi tclibs and sides, lid.;' -Mild Cure, Hitches, 12d(uml sides 14d per lb. ? v; . .'15uMer : Loc-il, factory, to 1 Ud per lb; . 1 ' medium, 8d to 9d. ' . ? ? ] .Cheese : Local, 7 Ad to Sd per lb. ?' ?' ' ' .
Taking the Single. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Taking the Single. I A bill has been introducod in . the | New- York ? Gonoral Assembly to tax | all the able-bodiod bachelors and f spinsters ? who nre found to bo do- | liberately persistent in their celibacy, jg The Act provides, however, that 'should | it appear that tho celibacy of tho bache- | lor is entorced and not intentional, tho assessors are- .authorised to remit such tax.' If thq bill passes, the lobby will be thronged with unhappy celibates going before the assessors to , tear open their old cicatrised wounds of the heart and sot them bleeding afresh.— 'Times ' New York. ? .