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The Sugar Industry. Deputation to the Premier. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
The Sugar Industry. Deputation to the Premier. 6k Friday a deputation representing the Nbrth ? era sugar-growers waited upon the Premier (Mr. LG. H.Reid) at Audley, National Park, for the ?: purpose of urging the Government not to further diminish the present sugar duty. Amongst those present were — Messrs. J. McFarlane, W. F. Hurley, J. B. Kelly, and J. ' Perry, Ms.L.A., E. Arnold, R. Rankin, J. ?Morrison, A. Anderson, M. Ruah, W. Miller, ,. J. P. M. Ducker, Frank Norrie, A. McDonald, O. ^Tapper. ? Mr. McFarlane introduced the deputation and spoke at some length in support of its object. , ? i Mr. E. Arnold submitted a circular issued by the Sugar Company, which mentioned certain concessions to the growers, but the concessions would only be available up to June 30th nexc if r. the Government did not|J yield what was asked, ' viz., not to i educe the duty on sugar to less than .'£3 per ton. ? Tho Premier : Can you grow sugar profitably - with the duty at £3 per ton ? Mr. Arnold : Te...
Not Knowing What Else to Do. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
Not Knowing What Els6 to Do. 1o auto ourselves trouble and Buffering by learning from the experience of otherB— that is the wisdom of history. Otherwise every genorn) tion, arid every man and woman thorein, would have to begin back whoro their ancestors did. Every soul of us has to learn tho alphabet for himself ; but after that ho can read and benefit by what others havo written. Is that idea plain as peas in a aplib pod ? Yes'. Well, then, let us tee whether it has anything to say to the facts lob forth in tho followfng letter :— 'After ray confinement, writes a woman, 'in Augnst of lo.it year (1893), I could not get up iry strength. My food did not seem to be of any nae to me. In 3omo way I wbb ill, but I could not give a name to the ailment. My tongue whb swollen and thickly coatod, and I was oonstantly spitting out the thick phlegm whioh gathered in my throat and mouth. No matter how little food I took — even a morael — it gave me great pain at the cheat and sides ; and domotim...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
General Notices. gJUiSAL NOTICE TU D JS B X U Ji S. . All persona indebted to mu are S3^KE QUEST1SD TO SETTLE TilEIR AC COUNTS before the 14th May. W. O'COtfNOJR, Storekeeper, Maolean. IK THE SuPilEMK CODET --f ) JjBWbOUTU VVAJLihS \ A KOUATE dUHI-DlCl'lON. J iW tho Jbgiaou ut GAJLHiilUixE BUliNS, late ot Jfalmtr a lalaud, in me Uolouy of 2-iew South Yvulea, married vvuuiun, deceased iote&tucu. Application will ue mado after fourteen duys liom tho jjuuliciiuou huicot cnac Aduuniacration ot the iiutute ut luo ubuve-uatued deeeused mnj be granted to JOiliS JJUlliNS, the widower ot thu said Qtcuused. JOHN :BDJRNS, Pulmer'u Island, TN TUE SUPJiEME COURT Of 'NEW SOUTli X WAlittii. — is JJANKKUFl'Or, He JOHN iVioDUNDALD, Jvsior. £xpakt£, JOilJN iHCUUiSALiD J UJilOK, TAKE JNUTIUE that the Bankrupt;, John McDcjiiuiu, ul MulluinbimDy, BrujjHWiclt iiivur, luiiiicrijr ui Uajr's lolttiiU, near Ciruttuu, iu itiu uoluuy ot JNew South Wulea, ban applied to tue JuUgu lur ii in (Jeninuiitu o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
A distribution of Queen's Jiecord Reign bibles was made to the children at tho Wesleyau Church, Maclean, on Wednesday evening. 35 bibles were distributed. A11 address appropriate to the occasion was delivered by t.he Rev. G. H. Barrett and a number of musical items rendered. Dancing Pumps from Is 6d, at H. E. Frape's. — Adv. A special setting of the Licensing Court was held at Maolean yesterday, before the Chairman of the Licensing Bench. G. W. Austin applied for a special certificate for the Royal Hotel, Chatsworth, the licensee being about to leave. An arrangement having been arrived at between the parties, the application was withdrawn and the license transferred from George Eneen to G. W. Austin. All the latest shades in suitings to bo found at ilclntyro's. — Adv. An Electoral Revision Court was held at Maclean yesterday, before tho P.M., when 21 new names were added to the electoral roll. Women's Plain Leather Elastic Boots, 4s 6d, H. E. Frape.— Some men are born to misfortune....
The Late Frances Willard. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
The Late Frances Willard. 'How beatiful it is to bo with God — with. God — with God !' she whispered ^bout noon on Thursday, February 17th. That was the last connected sentence she uttered. She sank back on her pillow and entered upon a long sweet sleep. Two or three times a glorious smile swept over her fa(:e, and her lips moved. 'God — come — come — come' were the words listening ears nearu, ana tnen tne lips ceased to move. All that afternoon and far into the night that divine smile intermittently played about the face, the respiration growing weaker, weaker until midnight, when the silver cord which held her snapped.' Such is the account givea by an American journal of tho passing away of Miss F. Willard. Miss Willard was robed in white satin, and upon her heart lay a heart of roses, placed there by a cabled order from Lady Somorset, Miss Willard, in her autobiography, had ordered, begged, and praved that her remains might be cremated, in order that no misohief might be done to ...
Essay Competition. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
Essay Competition. The essay competition in Scottish history for the pi izes offered by the Caledonian Society took plaoe in the School of Arts, Maclean, on Wednesday morning. Over thirty competitors were in attend ance saud the competition took place under the supervision of Mr. Lobban and Mr. J. A. B. Murray, secretary of the Society. The papera will* bo sent to Sydney for judgment, The following is a Hat of the competitors : — Alice omith, Grafton ; Elsie, Lobban, Graftou ; Ethel Archibald, Taloumbi ; Edie, Williams Graf con ; Ella Lobban, Gratton ; Ethe Goode, Grafton ; Laura Eagles, Grafton ; Vera Freeburn Grafton ; Muriel Denning, Grafton ; Anoio M'Leod, Ulmaira; Alice Lowe, Urafton ; Edie Kimpton, Grafton ; Mabel Lowe, Orafcun ; Eva Arohibald, Taloumbi ; Zilla Farlow, Maclean ; Ida Boden, Maclean ; Beatrice Wilson, Maclean ; Mary Cameron, Ta loumbi ; Margaret M'Donald, Tiloumbi ; Paul Fttzgurald, li afton ; Joseph Morriasey, Grafton ; Newton Campbell, Graf ton ; Ernest Bentle...
The Sugar Duties. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
The Sugar Duties. Tt would bo ungracious to taunt Mr. Reid with u change of front oa tho question of tho 'sugar duties. Mnro agreeable is it to congratulate tho right turn, uonllunnii upur. having betu enabled oy tlu: atcra logic of I'.vtui.s 10 aw. tliitl tli^ dU^nr growing industry ia worth preserving, ami ill sit it o.in Ijo piuHurvud without nay eei'iotiH Baerifici* of political principle, i'ltrthcrmuro, it is satisfactory 10 be ablo to congratulate tliu sugar growers ol MfiU' XnilMl lV-llannn llw. f.irtt- Hint- hlinii' i-nr.ri'1 ^iili exerlioua to save tliu industry from deati notion have not been without avail, and that their reprc HOntationa havo at laal; dnuvu a favorable reply from the head of tho Govtrnmeut. As a result there is now Borne prospect that sugar growing will continue to he n proo'tablo source of occupatiou and » rtimuierativu investment. (Jertniiily nu inrlus t'y which has tlitiveu for over forty years, in which .in tMioriuouu amount of capicd has lioen ldvuet...
NAPOLEON AND FOUCHE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
NAPOLEON AND FOUCHE. Napoleon sent for Fouche one day in a great rage, told him that he was a fool, was not fit to be at tbei head of the police, and wns quite ignorant of what was passing. ' Fardmi n:e, sire,' said Fouche ; ' I know that your Majesty has my dismissal ready signed in your pocket.' Napoleon changed his mind, and kept his Minister. Printed in New South Wo.lt-
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR. LONDON, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
SPANISH- AMERICAN WAR. LONDON, Tuesday. The Americans have capturod four more Spanish vessels, one having on board a large cargo of cotton and grain valued at £80,000. The blockading squadron waa about four ' miles off Havana when the Spanish batteries opened fire upon them. Spain has issued an official war pronun ciamento insisting upon her right to commission rjrivateers. The Financial Committee of the American House of Representatives has proposed the imposition of special war taxes which, it is oal culatod, will yield £20,000,000 per year. It also proposes to issue bonds to the extent of £120,000,000 aterling. ?Fifty thousand troops are defending Manilla and they are confident of victory. Eight American war vessels have left; the blockading| line. Their destiuationia unknown, but it is believed to be Martanzas, a port farther down tho Cuban coast, where an attack will probably be mado. . The Bishop of Manchester states that the ' sympathises entirely with the Americans. ! The Br...
Telegrams. SYDNEY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
Telegrams. SYDNEY, TmntsDAY. Spbakino at tho Liconsod Victualler's Asaocia tiou pic-nio, Mr. Keirt enid tho law which com pels peoplo to snoak into a hotel to got thoir Sunday diunor boor wits a disgrace to tho com muuity. Tho Premier says ho will postpones his ro jnainiii'!; niWrossca ou tho Commonwealth Bill for a Jittlo time as ho will bo ublo to mako moro Haoful spoochos whon tho campaign has roached a moro advancod stugo. Mossrs. Bruco Smith, Dr. MoLuunu and J, Bussoll Froncb, gonoral managor of tho Bank of N.S. Wales, havo boon appointed a cotnmittoo to iuquiro into tho quustiou of foderal finance, the . lattor to bo chairmau. Asorioiis collision occurred in Iiobson'ts Buy, yesternight*, betwoon the stoamera .Edina, and Mnmiwatta. Tho lattor sunk within a few minutes, but all hands managed to oscape. Tho Ediua which was crowdod with passongors from Gooloug, recoivod sevoro damago. She ? mndo for tho roei's ofl.' tho light ship and got on to tho rocks just as eho wue about to s...
Notes and Comments. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
Notes and Com merits. FBy C.S.I An amusing sceno ia onaclod at tho N.S.W. Treasury ou tho 1st of ovory mouth. A retired ttehool-teachoi calls for his ponsion, but will not give up tho receipt for saino till ho bus the cheque ia his hand ; ' because,' ho piously ob Horvos, ' it will not bo honest for mo to givo a rocoipt for soiuothiug which. I havo not yol ro cmvod, and'— moro practically — ' you can koon tho receipt and any 1 havo boon paid.' A clork, thoroforo, has to hold tho chequo, whilo tho ox-school-tcacher holds tho receipt, and wh.311 tho lattor Bays ' Now !' thoy grab for oach other's documents. Majiyhorough (Queensland) Pateiot draws tho attontion of Quoensland sugar plantoru to tho following, concerning tho inhabitants of Bunnah, with a viow to thoir cheap em ployment in tho northern canofiolds. 'lJurmah swarms with lepors, tho lowost estimate giving tneir irjinuor us 18,000 while tho highest puts it as 30,000. la iVlandalay, especially, thoy uvo very much in ovidonco, t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
A DVOCATE LIBEL FUND- At the request of a large number of persons it , b&a beeu deckled to open lis;a to defray Mr. D. T. Burt'a exponsea in connection with tho reoent libel eaee — Dowliog and Clarke v Burt. Lists cod be obtained from the undersigned by perBona willing to undertake the collection of subscriptions in aid of the above movement. H. JOYCE, W, J. PUNNET.
A VERY NEW WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
A VEltY NEW WOMAN. ' It's Mr. Bertrnnd mu-am ! ' ' Oh, Sylvester ! What a relief ! How in ho ? '' ' He's a little noisy irm-am. They're getting him in.' ' Oh ! I urn sorry. Tell them to bo gentle with him. ' Yes ma-am ! ' Dyivestur, tnu uuiisumuiu m numey wruugc', withdrew from the. room in which her mistress, Mrs. Hrriugton, und Edith Exley, a young lady friend, were spending tho evening together. Edith hud learned that BertrundEmngton had Rone to the meet that morning, so knowing that his mother would bu ulone for tho remainder of the day nhe rodo over to bear her company. When the tea hour arrived Mrs. Krrington besought Edith to stay with her a littl'j longer. She was such a sweet and pleasant companion, willing to read or play, or to prattle indefi nitely about tho now crewel patterns, or the latest Academy pictures, that there was no ono whosu society was more agreeable to her. Then there was her trouble with Bertram!. Ho had come home that nightmrlier than shu expected, but, ...
ART OF TALKING. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
ART OF TALKING. Cnrmn sometimes mistook his own abundant contribution for that of his company, observing ?' Well, we have had a delightful dinner ; all wore in capital spiiits ; I never remember to havo been more amused.' During all this period Curran himself had been almost the onlv ono who had uttered a syllable ; yet, if utteied that syllnblo was merely to keep him in mo tion ; or, as .Burke said of his conversations with Johnson, ' only to ring tho bell.' Man is like a gl»ss of beer. Blowing the top off his bead settles him.
PLAYING WITH FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
PLAYING WITH FIRE. Dr, Harold Davis looked around with illcon cealed impatience at the chattering, well dressed throng that filled Mrs. Norton's spacious rooms, and then hu frowned slightly as if ho ere disappointed. He would not have acknow ledged even to himself that he was trying to find anyone as he elbowed bis way up stairs, bnt when he saw Mrs. Brandon Stewart in tho recess of the library the frown instantly dis appeared, and he wns smiling when ho sat down beside her. She was probably in search of solitude, but be evidently did not think his presence an intrusion, and if such a thought hud by any chance entered his mind it would havo been dispelled by the light of welcome in her eyes. 'Oh. Harold,' she cried impulsively, ' I'm so glad it is you. I want to talk to some one, and I know you will understand me.' He smiled and took a seat beside her, and for several minutes neither spoke. From bulow came tho sound of low, murmuring voices, ting ling laughter, and the iterative mel...
JUSTICE IN NOVEL GUISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
JUSTICE IN NOVEL GUISE. Wonderful are tho ways of justico when she once sots foot in tropical lauds ! Possibly the climate is there too stimulating for her brain, since she apparently grows more proficient in artful devices, and at the same timo more reck less in tipping her scales. She is by no means the same culm individual who aids the law in cooler countries. A certain captain once left. Marseilles tor China, but, being buffeted by tho winds, made for the hurhour of Tunis to a trait better weather. Tho collector of tho port came on board, und although thu captain stated that he was freighted for Canton, and had nulbing to do with Tunis, the colliclor succeeded in proving to him that he must pay his harbour durs. Captain I? ? did so. but iustanlly repairid to the palnce of the Bey, and demanded justice. ' 'Good Frnnk,' said the Bey, ' I am your friend. What do you want ? ' ' Highness,' answered the captain, ' your Custom-house hns robbed me. I have had to pay unjustly.' ' Excelle...
DOG STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 29 April 1898
DOG STORIES, One day, when a lad, i was walking with my father, accompanied by a strong, smooth-haired retriever called Turk. We wers joined by tho bailiff of the farm, and in the course of our walk Turk suddenly discovered tho presence of a rabbit concealed in what in Scotland is called a ' dry-stane dyke.' After ft. little trouble in removing some stones, poor Dunny was caugns and slaughtered, being handed to the bailiff, who put it in bis coat pocket. Shortly after wards we separated, the bailiff going to his home in one direction, anil we to ours in an opposite one. Before we reached home wo uoticed that Turk was no longer with us, at which we were rather surprised, as he wns a very faithful follower. Some time after we got home, perhaps an hour, I cbai.ccd to see u strange object on the public road which puzzled me us to what it was. It raised :i (loud of dust us it came along, which partly obscured the vision. What was my surprise when I found it was Turk dragging a man's shoo...