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A Prosperous Country. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
A Prosperous Country. Ix the course of a speech at Wel lington, in reply to an address of con gratulation iu honour of his having been ten years in office as Premier, Mr. Seddou stated that the result, of the past year's working was a surplus of £308,905. ' This had resulted not withstanding the remissions of taxa tion. nnd the fact that the Govern ment had to meet not only the ordi uary requirements of the country, but excessive charges owing to abnormal conditions. The present Government started in 1893 with a net surplus of £25(3,459, . and the surpluses during their ten years of office had amounted to the net sum of £3,195,143, and a gross sum of £3,709,419. The old age pensions had cost last year, in round numbern, £203,000, and this year they ought to cost, another £5000 or £G0o0. Speaking of the Pacific cable, ; Mr. Seddon stated' that the colony must stand by the contract. What had happened in another colony was a matter of sincere regret. With regard to the future subdivisi...
Sporting Intelligence. Q.T.C. MAY MEETING. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
^porting Intelligence^ j Q.T.C. MAY MEETING. i Saturday. a Trial Handicap — Barney 1, Tatua 2 i Verdict 3. 'I 2,pZutnnfC'P'~LittUeb 2' Kin!5b,,lt May Day Cup, 150 kovr ; li mj]B __ i Heronry (by Uahba—Ardea), '7-13, ! Rosebud, 7-i), 2 ; Ilderim, 8-4, 3. E'i'ht ?started. Won easily by a length and n quarter. Time, 2min. 41sec. j Hurdle R ico.— Liberty 1, Iroquoiso 2 ' Merang3. ' i First Novice Handicap.— Splcntliornn ; 1, Abbott 2, Guardsman 3. P i Albion Handicap.— J.R. 1, Saracen 9 ; Melodia'n 3. ' Monday. Second Novice Haudicap. - Mncrocnrna 1, Unara 2, A jax 3. ; Flying Handicap.— Norseman 1, Bar ney 2, Kate 3. I Farm Haudicap, 120 sovs. ; ]] mile.— 1 —Rosebud (by Co lin ion —Woodbine) - 7-12, 1 ; Abbott, 7-5J, 2 ; Kinhouihi, 7-7' I 3. Six started. Won comfortably by » i couple of lengths. Time, 2inin. 12isec. Dividend, £2 7s. ' Two-year-old Handicap. — Needlecunl Rest Man 2, Brief 3. ' I Pace Welter.— Brazen Girl 1, Plnektopi 1 2, Gowrie King 3. 1 Windsor Handicap.— Melodian 1, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
The Mayor of Bathurst, Mr. W. J. Scotford, died from typhoid on Friday. - His youngest daughter succumbed to tho fover'on Thursday. Mr. J. L, Parker, ownor of the Com mercial hotel, Casino, accompanied by his dauth'er Miss Nellie, is now on a visit to Casino. We are asked to state that should the pre.setit weather continue the Church of England services at Mongogarie and Wyati, as announced, will not be held. Hoarseness in a Child that is subject to croup, is u sure indication of the approach of the disejise. If Chamberlain's Cough Rem edy is given ns soon as -the 'child bcconies hearse, or even after the croupy cough has appeared, it will prevent the attack. It always cures and cures quickly. A. C. Simpson, Casino, sells it. Justice Armstrong has been appointod to preside over tho Quarter Sessions and District Courts in the Northern Dis trict.. ?In -reference to the Governor's visit, wo may. state' in answer to enquiries, that'- Sir Hurry llawson/s colours are pale blue aud whito. ...
GRAFTON SHOW. GRAFTON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
- GKAlFa'OiV SflttOW. Grafton, Thursday. The Grafton Show oponed yesterday. Tho weather was showery aud the ground very wet._ Tho attendance was about 500. - Following are some of the awards Blood stallion, 3 years and over— Atlas first, April Fool second. Blcod maro— Theodora. Colt, 1 year and under 2— Carbank, by Clarion. Filly, 1 year and under 2— Claris, by Clarion. Galloway stallion — Warlike II. Stock horse— H. B. Campbell. Cavalry horse — H. B. Campbell. Light cavalry horse — J, o xvemjup. m iuiery utJiau— M'Kittriek. Lady rider— Miss Jordan. Draught stallion — T. Smith's Beau champ. Mare — Joseph Lee's Jess. Grafton, Thursday. The Governor and party arrived at 11 o'clock to-day, and were escorted' to tho Town Hall. In the course of his spei'ch the Governor thanked the people for tho grand reception accorded him, and said it afforded him great pleasure to be amongst the residents of tho Queen City of the North Coast. At 12 o clock tlio Show was declared, open by his Excell en...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
A Committee meeting of the Casino Jockey Club is called for to-nighb at Mi. Toohey's lloyal Hotel. , Norma changed hands after tho recent race meeting, a syndicate i.f Casino sportsmen purchasing the «aniu little mare, aiid it is their -intention to treat ln-r to a well-deservt'd spell. Tlu; two principal events at the May meeting of the Q.T.C. were won by Rich, mond .River bred mares. Heronrv (the winner of tho May Day Cup) being hred nt Dyraabii, and Rosebud (the winner of the Farm Handicap) by Mr. J, Walpole, Casino. Writing of the latter mare's suc cess, 'Sirdar' (in the 'Courier') says: — ' Considering the heavy nature of the going, the time for the ten furlon«s— 2min. lgisec.— was by tio means had. The last mile was accounted for in Imin.' 44sec., the last six furlongs in lniin! 19isec., and the concluding half-mile iii 53jjsec ' The same writer cousiders Ajax (Ardon's half-brother) a Kne-lpoiciiv colt and expects him to bo heard from' later iu the month. Pilgrim's Progress he...
Casino Lands Office. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Casino (LsiihIm Olllee. The following areas wore applied for at the Lauds Ollico during the wook : — M. Roach, s.l., 320 acres, county Rous, pa'rish North Casino. . i Edward Brooker, o.p., 157 acres, county Richmond, parish Hogarth. Edward Brooker, c.l., 309 acres, county Richmond, parish Hogarth. Edward Muguay, c.l., (501^ acres, county Rous, parishes Warrazainbil and Wyuugarie. , i
Casino Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Cnsirio Hospital. A special meeting of the committee of the Casino Hospital. wtis held in the Town Hall ou- Tuesday last,- when the following members were present : - Messrs. L. E. Cope (chair), F. Stitz, A. C. Simpson, J. Grieve, J. T. Junor, A. M'KellUr, and F. B. Tyrrell. Dr. Stewart was also prosout; The business of the meeting was to consider the resignation of Matron Sly, and other matters. Mr. F. Stitz moved,— That the resig nation of the Matron be accepted. Se conded by Mr. Simpson, and carried. Dr. Stewart furnished information that Nurse Walsh and Probationer Bar ling wore both ill and, would probably be so for several weeks, and recommended that tho services of a trained nurse and a servant be- procured at once. Mr. Tyrrell' moved, — That after con sultation with the Matron, the Secretary wire to Sydney for a trained nurse. Seconded- by Mr. M'Kellar, and carried. Mr. Stitz moved, — That an advertise ment be inserted- in one issue (Satur day's) of the ' S. M. Herald ' and ...
News of the District. Lismore. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
News of the District;'' - — ? iUssuove. Work, on tho South port-Tweed Heads Railway (says Wodnosday's '* Star') is nearing completion and tho lino should be open for traffic in about two months. A gang of men is omployed at Tweed HeiulB cleaving tlio timber oil and level ling down the site of the proposed sta tion and railway buildings, which will be in NS. W. territory. The Queensland Commissioner for Railways (Mr. J. F. Thallou) and tho General Traffic Man ager (Mr. Dunbar) and the Chief En gineer left Brisbane on Friday morning aim liispuubuu uiu mil', Hiau uiu oitu ui the proposed station at Tweed Heads. On Saturday they went on to Murwil lumbah. It is statod that when the Southport-Tweed -Hoads and. Casino Lismoro lines are finished an alteration will be mado in tho time-table of tho Lismore-Tweed lino so as to permit of the through journey from Brisbane to Casino being accomplished in the one day. Tho Queensland Government in tend running the fine passenger steamer Premier bet...
PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
t»OBNT. ' | Good rain. ? - . Plenty of mnd. ' Town very quiet. Where are the Casino foothallors ? ' . Railway to bo opened on Wednesday. Casino will be gaily decorated on Wednesday next. The total sittondancc at the Easter Show was 175.000 persons. Thi- malinger of Tulloona station trap ped 25 dingoes last month. The £10 shares in the 'Daily Tele graph ' are now worth £50. A Sydney pastrycook is said to .have made £4000 profit last year. Mens Dancing Shoos all sizes aud prices at Wallaco and Oo.'s. Governor. .Sir Harry Rawsnn will arrive in Casino on Tnesday evening. i Mr William .Mitchell, of Codrington, died in the Lismore Hospital on Sun day. ! Mr. William Ritchie, one of the oldost residents of the Parkes district, died on Thursday. ' An agitalion is on font to get the Attorney-General to employ police ; matrons in all goals. Arrested for robbing a cloth'es-line a Cardiff man . was found wearing seven pairs of wet stockings. ? A chikl. named Carniody, aned th'ee, died at Cowra f...
The Tweed. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Tlie Tweed A horse, the property of Mr. W. E. I Cooper, which was attached to a village cart outside Simpson's store, at M.ullum biihby, on Friday morning, tOok fright at a passer-by who was cavryitig some timber, and bolted round a bit, with the result (says the 'Tweed Herald ') that one of the spokes of the wheel and the splashboard wore, broken, besides some damage to the harness. On Saturday last Mr. J. Cowan, of' Billinudgel, passed away after a long ill ness. Ho had been invalided for many years, and was 53 years of age. The re mains were interred in Mullumbimby cemetery on Sunday afternoon, wlieu a good number of his friends paid their last respects. — ' Tweed Herald.' The '' Tweed Herald's ' Tyagara'a cor respondent writes : Extensive areas of cane have been planted in this locality, and sevoral will-be growers are preparing large fields for sugar culture. '.Cane growing is evidently a success in this centre. Mr. Bergan, I understand, is felling 100 acres, the whole of which...
Ballina. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 8 May 1903
Itiilliiui. A very, successful Band social was held in Eyles' Hall last uight (says Wednes day's ' Beacon '). In spite of the th r6at oning weathor there was a very large attendance, and dancing was kept up till ? 1 a. in. A very nice supper was provided by the ladies, and splendid music was supplied by the Bund, extras1 by. Misses Scovoll and Jarrett and Malone Bros. Mr. H, i A. Ban field acted' as M.Q.' The weekly Band socials are| becoming in creasingly popular, as well as resulting - in a welcome addition to the funds of tho Ballina Town Band.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
Advertisements. WANTED KNOWN— That J. Storby, Machinist, is staying at Moylan's Ilot-jl. All kinds of. Sewing Machines re paired. All work guaran ted. Cull or write U T I C E. Tho undersigned is prepared to milk from 80 to 100 Milcli Cows on the halves. Owner of Cows to find land, ' residence and .all appliances. For further particulars ; apply to W. BONDFIELD, Tatliani; or at. '. Ex press' Ofiice, Casino. . rj|0 : LEASE BY TENDER; Highly Improved Farm . ?; : IN THK Rosen eath Estate. SS .A-CSESIESSS. 58 TENDERS are called for tho LEASE of a HIGHLY IMPROVED FARM in the Roseneath Estate, all cult-ivatablc and first class land. House, Barn, and all out buildings. About '2 miles . from Casino.: Tenders close on the 23rd MAY, to be, addressed to ? J. B. 'M'DOUGALL, Auctionoer, &c., Casino. 18 ? .? ; JAJVIES T. TANDY, Auctioneer & Commission A&ciit. Swokx Valuator Under Real PKormcrv Act. .1 I HAVE enquiries for Farms, Dairy Properties and Town Lauds, aud -shall b...
Bullying in the French Army. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
Bullying in tlie French Army. M. Paul dk Cassagn'ac (the hater of England) is instituting a campaign^ against bullying in tlie French Army. For years French Chauyins (t»r Jing oes) have bestowed mock pity on'Gei man private soldiers ill-treated by their superiors. Bullying is every bit as bad m the French Army, and while, at any rate, the German soldier is well looked after, the French soldier suffers from neglect. The figures quoted re cently by General Andre in the Cham ber of Deputies are startling and in deed appalling. The death-rate in the French Army is about t hree times that of the German Army. M. Paul de Cassngnac complains that stories of bullying are much too frequent, and appear to be much too true. At Rouen, for instance, n soldier suffering from typhoid fever was compelled, not withstanding his entreaties, to take part in a thirty miles' inarch, which killed him. At Lille' a sergeant is re ported to hav3 broken a soldior's leg with the butt end of a rifle.- At Lille' ...
Artesian Water and Western Soil. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
Artesian Water and Western Soil. Professor David, of the Sydney University; has supplied to a metro politan journal some information about the geological history of the western plains' of this State, the probable quan tity of artesian water available, and the components of the soil of the plains. The Professor reads in the records of the territory the following story. In. , the long past ages New South Wales possessed a dividing range of Alpine proportions. A process of denudation : continuing over vast, periods of time carried material easterly and westerly. That borne westerly filled up great fresh water lakes which occupied the area of what are now the western plains, and became the reservoir for subsequent artesian waters. A subsi dence of this area followed, allowing the sea to come iu afc least as far south as Narromine, aud this subsidence was so great that the sediments which had filled the lakes went down over three thousand feet below the sea. During the persistence of the...
The Premier and Mr. Perry. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
The Premier aml-IVIr. J'erry. Sir John She and Mr. Perry were invited to unveil a tablet in connection I with the public school at Alexandria ou Tuesday last. In the course of an address the Premier said, ' When my colleague, Mr. Perry, was offered the office of Minister for Public Instruc tion in the present Government, he was not quite satistiid with the post allotted, and called to see me on the matter. I then sa:d, ' Look here, Perrv, there is no department in this couutry which offers :io many oppor tunities of- showing the metal of which a man is made than the ofiice of Minis ter for Public Instruction.' It is plain that there are chances which fall to the lot of no other Minister, and after the lapse of years I am satisfied that Mr. Perry recognised this, and was delighted with the opportunities which came in hu- way.' Sir John con cluded with, a refereuce to the smiling faccs of the children round him. He said they reminded him of a couplet bv Anthonv Trollone — .Whene'er I ...
Losses in Horses. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
Losses in Horses. In the British House of Commons recently a» query was propounded to the Government as to the actual num ber of horses that had been lost by death in the Boer rebellion. The reply was that, according to the figures furnished by the QuartermasterGen eral, 349,728 horses and 53,339 mules I and donkeys had perished in the field [ while 15,960 died on board ship on the J | way to South Africa from the differ ent ports of embarkation. The chief loss was from using horses not ac climated, as hard and constant work was required of them when tliey had not the strength to do it. Mr. Kingston says his father was tho first white man to set foot on the site now known as Adelaide.
The Produce Market. [BY TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
— ? ? T- ? . The Produce Market. ' ' [By Telegraph.] V. S Y.DNI5Y, Mon day. ' . Mnizo : Prime dry yellow, 4s 4d to 4s Gd ; prime dry white, 4i Cd to 4) 3d ; iuferior, 'both colours,' 3a lid pjr b'uahrl. ; Butter, has ailvanccd one penny por lb. ' Choice creamery is quoted at I3d to 134-1 ; second brands, ,12-id per lb. Eggs : Noi thorn rivers, Is 8d to Is 9d -per dozen.
Still Hungry. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
Still Bfinngry. James Dobbs was the hero of the Staffordshire mining village in which be lived. And yet he was not what might have been called an intellectual genius.— far from it — ueitlier was he a mighty figure in the footfall field, nor vet. the owner of a prize bull-pup. Yet he was a hero, for he could eat — with a capital E. In the opinion of the most enthusiastic of his admirers he could have eaten a brick embellished with a little mortar sauce; but how ever that may be, it is certain that he was heavily backed a little while ago to consume a whole roast goose, to gether with a proportionate quantity of vegetables, bread, aud tea. The great day came, and in the evening James succeeded in triumphantly de-, molishitig the bird, vegetables, &c. Nothing but the well- picked skeleton remained, and James offered to eat that for an extra half-crown. But his backers were quite satisfied, and amid a scene of tremendous enthusiasm James was escorted homewards by a joyful concou...
BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
? ? . BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. ? v Following were the wholesale prices in 'Brisbane oil Friday : — -? Maize : Prune, to 4 ) 5d per bushel. . ? 'Brail, £t- 10a per ton ; pollard, £8 5s. ??? : Cliall : O.tlcn, prime, £G 10a', por ton. Potatoes : Circular Head, £4 5» to £4 7s Gd : per ton. . . ? Huns : Pineapple, la to la Id ; Mild Cure, Is per lb. . |j.icon : Piueapple, flitches and sides, lid ; Mdd Cure, flitches, 12.1, and sides 14d per ll-. Blither : Loo I, factory, to llAil per lb; . t medium, 8d to 9d. ? Cheese : Local, 7J'l to Sd per lb. . ^ — — FatCattlk. —At Homebush, onThursday /last, .there were upwards of 1135 head of ? . i, cattle .-yarded, representing 50 consignors, ^princip illy from the northern and north . i ooast districts, including one draft of 150 ^/-?liead from the Uppor Richmond River dis junct ; -the balance from the south, with odd . drafts from the west and local sources. The yardmgs comprised all qualities, from very r light aud inferior descriptions to prime...
The Deadly Pea-Rifle. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 12 May 1903
*TI»e Deadly Pea-ltiile. One of the most pathetic accidental Bhooting cases recorded in this district (writes the Queensland ' Times' ' Boonah correspondent) occurred at Sandy Creek, about seven miles from Boonab, on Saturday afternoon, and, unfortunately, terminated fatally. About 2 p.m. on Saturday, Mr. Fred erick W. Yenz, a highly respected - farmer residing at Sandy Greek, took down a pea-rifle, which was hanging in his bedroom, for the purpose of de stroying a dog which had for some time past been killing fowls and eating eggs. He proceeded to 'the kitchen, where lie placed a cartridge in the rifle, which he took in his hand pointing the barrel towards the front door, and started with the object of findiug the dog. As soon as lie moved tlie rifle went off. Immediately after ho heard the crying of his tliree-year-old daugh ter, Martha, who was lying in a bag j stretcher ? about 30 or 40 feet distant 1 from where he was standing. He im mediately went to her, and a hasty ex aminat...