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BELLINGEN SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
BELLINGEN SCHOOL OF ARTS. This institution is once more establised, and we trust the committee and members generally will endeavor to make it as attrac tive as possible. The secretary, Mr. Ham mond, has just received a consignment of books, which members may proeure every Wednesday and Saturday evenings from half-past 7 to half-past 9. The card room will be open every evening.
A BELLINGER HEADS PETITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
A BELLINGER HEADS PETITION. Mr. John McLaughlin, M,P., lias been informed by the Deputy Postmaster-General, in reference to a petition presented by him on January 10, signed by livnn Morris, A. J. Barrclt, A. E'.- Ellis and Co., and others, of Urunga (Bellinger Heads) and, surrounding districts*, and to a personal interview, urging that a suitable building be procured and an nlticial post and telegraph office established at the Heads, that an official ' post and tele graph office is riot considered necessary afc present, but. it is thought that the post and telephone offices might be amalgamated. The matter will, however, lie further reported on' by an inspector when lie next visits Bellinger Heads, which will probably be in two or three months' time.
THE ABORIGINES. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
THE ABORIGINES; The Roard for Protection of Aborigines lias refused to accede to a Cliristmas, 1897, request signed by Rev; C. Ef'Burgess and tho magis trates of the., district — Messrs. Matthews, Uaymond, Smith, Crabbe, lloultwood, ltudder, and Geddes— asking for a donation towards aboriginals ot the uellingcr, woogoofga, anil Coramba, on the grounds that they have no funds at their disposal for such a purpose. Mr. Uudder is forwarding n capy ot' the cop' respotidencc to the Colonial Secretary. The result of the communications will b c pub lished!
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
Ahothki! self-coiistituted ccnsor of the Press has arisen, this lime- in a; plftce known as Balliua, and in a frantic and knock-kneed endeavor to hustle itself forward and let the gaping universe know it lives, it condescends to give The Sun a word of advice in refer ence t-o what it should publish. This self-stultified spot of mildew on tlm face of journalism is known as the Nortli Coast Beacon , and wo horeby give it a free advertisement. It lias recently changed it name — and nature. The lleacuri — a beacon for mud-barges, judg ing by the class of journals which quote it — guesses we are ' commencing to com peto with the I Far Cry in the way of re ligious admonition,' and then proceeds to give its readers tho Beacon's opinion of the ' religious admonitions.' We do not, as a rule, ' talk back,' or descend to kick any cur continually yelping at our heels. W e prefer treating them with silent contempt. But in this instance we feel compelled to bond the Beacon over our knee, and span...
PAYING TOLL. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
PAYING TOLL. According to a decision come to by three local magistrates at the Morpeth police court, a person can cross in a ferry and when he refuses to pay he cannot be punished. Mr. Thompson, who took tho point which secured this result, stated that the Act, which wns a very old one, contained one of those imperfections which crop up in every Act wlu'ch. passes a legislature. The ferryman, however, lias his remedy ; he can refuse to put the person across until he is paid ; or if ho is part of tho way over when tho per son refuses to pay I10 can put him back again on the samo side. During a heavy thunderstorm at Mel bourne last Saturday, three buildings were struck by lightning. An area of 73 acres within portions 227, 228, 231, 232, 235, 236, and 237, South Bellingcn, has been reserved for railway purposes. Judge Rogers, at tho Albury sessions last Saturday, said tho most unfortunate aspect of social life was that so many respectable girls preforrcd to stand be hind a bar to tho ...
CREAMERY RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
CREAMERY RETURNS. DottlHG the month of December last, Mr. Angus McKay, of MacksviHe, paid suppliers to his creamerv the following prices for milk —3.8 test, 2Jd!^ 3.7 test. 2}d. ; 3.(i test, 2»d. ; 3.5 test, 2j}d.; 4.0 test, 2]d. During the month of January, the output of butter from Mr. McKay's factory was 2072flis,, which realised something like £G0 to be divided amongst the suppliers.
Sunlight Flashes. THROUGH THE WIRE. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
Sunlight Flashes. Tllltoifcflf Tf!u Wtfiti: , - nn-im Sidney, Wecffi'o'sdny. The faui'l It lest fl/tticH between Mr Stoddnrt's EnglisH- teanfr riii'd an Aus tralian Eleven, whit It cp'mmcnccd 111 Melbourne on SaturcliVy last, was con cluded to-day, the result being a win for tho Australians, by eight wickets. In their first innings the' Australians put up 223 — McLood 1, Darling 12, Ircdalo 0, Grcgovy 0, Noble 4, Trott 7, Truniblo 46, Hill 188, Kelly 2'2'j Jones, 20, Howell (not out) 7. The' Englishmen, in their first innings, only scored 174 — McLaren 7, Waiinvright 0, Itanji 24r Hayward 22, Storer 2, Dntce 24, Stod dart 27, Mason 30, Heartie 20, Briggs (not put) 21, Richardson 20. Following oil,' the Englishmen were again disposed of for 263 — I3riggs' 23, McLaren 40, Itanji 55, Hayward 25, Druco 16, Stod dart 25, Mason 26, Storer 26, Bicliiii'd soti 0, Wainwright 2, Ilearne (not, out) 4. The Australians, in their second til ings, made 115 for the loss of two wickets — Darling 29,...
RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
RAINFALL. Mr. John* Babbie has very kindly handed us the following statement of rainfall at Bel linger Heads during last month 12th, 138 points : 13th, nil ; 14th, 282; 15th, nil ; Kith, 271 ; 17lh, 130 ; 22nd, 172 : 23rd, 22G ; 24th, 292 ; 25th, 189 ; 3 1st, 9. Total, 17 inches.
CONCERT AND BALL AT CORAMBA. IN AID OF A NEW ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AT KARANGI. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
1 CONCERT AND j.BALL AT CORAMBA. I IN AID Oli' A NEW ROMAN. CATHOLIC; | CHURCH AT KARANGI. : - ' Adam, the father ot us;nll, : was, the. - title of a vocnl item rendered nt the, con cert given in McGnunin's Hall, Corambii, Inst Friday niglit, in aid of tlie Roman ! Catholic Clinrcli tobo creeled: nt Karangi. i - ? li was most -niiiiroprialo. -? Tlio fact was Jully established as Fnrns tlie Orara resi dents weto concerned. Some tinie ago: the Runian Catholic people in that local ity decided that the tinao had nrrived when thny =liould build a Cliiireli it) their midst, and they at once set about doing something practical. A coneeii and ball ' were decided on, and a working conintit f pc was immediately formed, with Mr. John O'Neill as secretary. And a really energi'tic secretary' lie proved, for lie worked untiringly to make the event tbe gigantic success it proved, to .lie,.. Other denominations threw in their lot with their Catholic neighbors, and tlie result wns fliat on Friday ni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
rpO LHT. — A Kami near Kernmount. Ap .1. ply to J. ALLAN. : ~ rpo LIST. — Oottage in liellingen. Applv J. to K. HAYJION 1). ' /? ' Wanted. WANT HI), Squnrers for Telegraph Poles. Apply, .:.u:. '' ? A. & H-; ELLIS, iiollinger Heads. For Sale, * rpWG ST HAM SEPARATING PLANTS, JL with 3 h.p. engines and vertical boilers. Complete. Very- Cheap; ??-- ? K. JiAICEPi, . I ,- .Kernmount. For Sale, OR to Let. on an Improving Lease, C.P. - No. 80-21, portion 10, area 2U2 acres, county of Raleigh, anil .parish of .Missabotti.' Further paitieulars upon application to K. A. MAIIAUN. 3 U.S. anduA. Bank. Ltd., ' West Kempsey. . Athletic Sports. AM Ii 15 TING for the; purpose of con sidering the aii visibility of holding a' day's spoils in i^enimouni on Sf. Patrick's / Uay will bu held at. the; Imperial Hotel, M Fernmounty on Saturday, .'February 12, at 8 p.m. ' .- : i . A. BLACK. Agricultural.: Society . T~)EltSONS who promised to become Sub .1- scribers and those intcresieil are invited to...
NAMBUCCA HEADS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
NAMBUCCA HEADS. Tub annual meeting of tho Nambucca Heads School of Arts was held tin Tuesday; 2fjth January, the president (Mr. Whaites) in the chair. The secre tary's report stated that the total revenue for the past year was £75 4s. 1 Od. and the expenditure £55 Us. !)?!. 1 bo Mini ?of £10 4s. 7d. was unaccounted for.: The late secretary (Mr. H. W. Wilson) resigned: in November .'last, and. Mr. A. J. Martin was appointed in his place. A piano (Bridenstein) was obtained in September, and has proved a valuable acquisition to the institution ; £20 10s. was '.voluntarily subscribed towards the purchase of the instrument,' and the bal ance is almost paid off out' of fuuds.in hand. The building, piano,: books, etc., were insured in a lump sum of £100 at a yearly cost of £1 Gs. 2d. -During the year 107 new books were purchased, and a regular supply ol books from the Public Library, Sydney, has been re ceived on loan. The membership -.con- tinues good, and the Reading Room is regularly us...
YARNS. RIGHT AWAY FROM THE SUN. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 4 February 1898
YARNS. . H ? ItlOHT A WAV 'FROM TIIK SDN. Oujt boastful, plausible, flippant Prem ier is a past-master in the art of political intrigue. There is an old saying that ' the occasion brings forth the man,' and that- saying is amply illustrated by the condition of our social- and political life in New South Wales at. the present time. It appears that whetr Mr. Reid was elected as the leader of the freetrade party, the advent of the labor party, the socialists, and single-taxers combined formed a third political power, strong enough to hold tlie balance of power be tween the freetraders and the protection ists. The freetraders needed a man to lead them who could be all things to all men, and whose ambition for power would overcome all scruples as regards tbe means by which the end might be ob tained. Sir Henry Parkes was too mast erfnl a character to pander to any person or clique, so lie. was to be left in proud: isolation, and Bruce Smith, McMillan, nnd Wise, who then were the stronges...
THE DORRIGO SCRUB [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 11 February 1898
THE DORRIGO SCRUB Ouu correspondent roccntly stated that it was rumored that extensive areas of the Dorrigo were to be locked up against settlement. We are in a position to state that there is no foundation for the report, and that tlio Government are quite will ing to see the whole of this fertile brush settled. So far the Department states that though many blocks are parcelled out for homestead selection at cheap rates, but very few have availed them selves of the privilege of settling on them. A main road has been cut through the lirush, and this to some extent affords access. Portion of the brush has for some time been a timber reserve, but we (. Examiner ) are assured that if-, the Gov ernment saw the available land taken up, further settlement would be facilitated by tlie revocation of this reserve. : Want of proper access appears at present - to :? be the chief hindrance to the settlement of ; the Dorrigo country,;: \
TERRIBLE BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 11 February 1898
TERRIBLE BUSH FIRES. ? HuAnTnBNDiso reports of snflfring and. ruin Irom bush fires conies from . Warragnl,; -Victoria.. . §5oor«'s/ ^-fr«bome- :stea'ds have been razed- 'to 'the ^ground; and, families flocked into (the' /ownsliifi | from all directions. Many are almost i linki rl Mitfi. tori'llilv iili'cf (i\r t tut (li.f.iiV heat and blinded by the smoke.' A ter rible account of suffering comes from Lardiieiv which adjoins. Soutti .Warnigul. i An enormous body of flame wastseen to come up to the homestead of iM,t;.~ Hen derson, who has a wife and nine children. The house instantly became a prey to the flames.; and Henderson immediately ,sct' -about to secure the. safety of his .family. Placing the children oil theJiors'-s, Hen derson and. his.., wif e led them' with- all possible speed through the.- bush to the residence of ;M rs. Simpson,: a mile 'a why. : On arrival there they had scarcely recov ered from their -fright when the fire bore down oil them again, and both families wer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 11 February 1898
A HIGH CHURCH DIGNITARY. Tlie Hinht Reverent! Monsifinor O'firien, Rector of Sr. John's Oo lege. Sydney, lias expiessed his opinion of ' LOASBY'K ' WAHOO !' ? in-tlie following; terms, /Pi '? , OR. O'BRIEN'S V i 'i 1 STATEMENT. v ,» v , : S-t.,Jolin's College, . ' Sydney,' Dec'. 15, 1807. near Si is. — , A 1 1 !«l of Tvnasby's f W'AHOO 1,1 : ... bys fully. CQiivIneoil mo of- its exee|)tiniial merits as a remedy ? for luiljjfectioii. : ? :...??? (Si^'iieiO '/amim. J. O'Brien. ' ?; . ?!.' To Loasbv's ' AVahoo ' M'-fgrOb. LOASBY'S WAHOO ' ? ? ' Can be ovbtaineil from all cliem ists, price 2/0, or post free from ? the sole manufacturers and pro prietors, Loasby's 'Wahoo' M'fg. Co., Ltd., 177 K15N i'-STUEET, SYDNEY.
YARNS. RIGHT AWAY FROM THE SUN. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 11 February 1898
YARNS. Bfep IllOJtr AWAY If ROM THIi SUN. fm — - Now, I .wont to hnvc a good home t'4 «hnt with my fellow-produeers abont 'the.. l'sca'l question, for we havo gut to deal. ' ft, with it in the coming. .elections in an; i %| earnest and sensible iuoniwr. Never mind fiflj lifriv Ilcid, ?or- iiny other-, freetrader, tnayi ? ?s« try to hoodwink the average noitjprodnc iing elector, to farmers and other jiroduo K!rs it is u question of profit or no profit lor the expendituve of his labor or', his: .inoncy. ? Every:man who has a wife to share with hint' the 1a1)or and anxiety in-: vo'lved in- inaintajnijig the independence' anil requirements of his home, is under a:- double obligation1, to study the fiscal qties-- -lion, to^'find out how Jar- tlie free import' ?of goods affects his earnings, and to what1' :o-Nten,t lie benefits/by being- able to lmy-in a freetrade market; and it lie. has children (lie cjuestioti bec/riii'S more serious still. J walif: before I go Farther, to touch on ksSf...
Sunlight Flashes. THROUGH THE WIRE. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 11 February 1898
Sunlight Flashes. Tiihough TIIE Will IS. Sydney. Wednnsrlav. Heavy rains still continue in Northern Queensland, with every indication of n. big flood at Rockhampton. ? Bush fires are still raging throughout ? Tasmania. Tlie smoke and heat are al most nnbearable. The public b'uifdings ? in the various townships arc in great danger. Many business places aro clos6d; and settlers are seeking places of safety. The township of Jumbunna, Gipps land (Vic.), is threatened with destruc tion, and whole families are seeking . refuge. At Coal Mines township 40 houses and churches have been partially,!: . , burnt. The residents fled for their lives'. .. and sought shelter in gravel pits, A terrible tragedy has occurred at Glen Osmond, South Australia. A Government employee named Fry, aged 35, shot his wife and three daughters, and finished by killing himself with the fifth bullet. The wife and ono daughter are dead, and the other girls are badly wound. It is believed that the oxtretfie heat unhin...
THE MARKETS. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 11 February 1898
THE MARKETS. ; 7 - SvOney, Thursday.' Him,, Ul-ajiiC, and (Jo. report :— 1' at pigs : Supplies Well withiil requirements and pricos very firnr for all descriptions, with excellent prospects particularly no ? ticeablo in1 prime baconers, which are inf great demand. We quote : Extra primef weighty pigs, 5Gs. to 703. ; prime weighty baconers, 50s. to 53s. ; good heavy, 47s. to 50s. ; good, 40s. to 40s. ; light, 18s. to 80s. : best heavy porkers, 24s. to 27s. ;' eood, 21s. to 23s. ; lighter, 17s. to 20s. ; others frfam 10s. to 16s., according to weight and quality. We have sold over 500 this Wcef; at top prices. The South Coast C». report ; — Light baconers and porkers selling especially wolf ; all fat pigs averaged 3$d. per lb. Sales during the past week have been most gratifying. Fat calves valties show a decline of about 2's. to 5s. per head since Inst report. Eggs, lid. dull ; maize, 2s. lid. to 3s. ; creamery butter, 7d. to 7)[d., factory 6id. to 7d. ; hand cured bacon, 7d. to 7^'d...