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Grabbing the Coin. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 3 May 1898
Grabbing the Coin. It has leaked out within the last day or two that n\\ oiticial temporarily employed in tho Harbours and Rivers olKce in Ballina put £20 in gold and notes in his coat pocket last week and hung the coat up within tho oltico. Shortly after wards he missed the money, and Senior Con stablo Thomson was callod in to investigate and, if nossibl6. to snot the culnrit. It is undarstood that the constable went on a fruitless errand. This paper has nothing special to suy about ihis matter, except to point out that tho common people who wear moleskins and not broadcloth have not the entree of this particular building, and further, it happens to bo cho particular ollico where sundry imputations about honesty, etc., wore hurled some time a;^o by one tony ollicial at another. Likewise and lastly and not least, it is the particular oilice connected with a large Government -work in this district where the accounts are kepi and wages to the extent of hundreds of pounds paid away eve...
Our Grafton Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 3 May 1898
Our Grafton Letter. Police Couiit. — On Friday last, boforo tho P.M., John Ivornp summonod Dnnald Munro for illoga]ly detaining 11 hoifor, oaf and stoor valued at £0. From tho ovidonco it appoarod that Muuro had givon tho animals to complain ant's two brothora somo fcimo ago and thoj7 had anlrl flinm fr» i^nin ill n i nnnf: wlin wnni TOfiOUtlV tO defendant's residonco to claim thorn. Munro, however, refused to allow tho cattlo to go out of his possession unless complainant paid tho agis rnout. Komp aftor some trouble found the necessary money but on tondoring it to dofon dant the lattor said hp had docidod to koop the stock, Dofondaut, who practically had no de fence, was ordored to deliver up tho cattlo_ by Wetluosdav noxt on payment of £2 10s, agist :nont fee. iVllecked Chii/d Murder.— On Friday morning last Constablo Austin and Sorgoant Duke Dean re-arrested Mary Louisa Starkey for child mur der and also took into custody her daughter Mina Starkey, for being an accessory. The sam...
Death Under Chloroform. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 3 May 1898
Death Under Chloroform. An inquest was hold at South Grafton on Wednesday last, touching the death of Lyra Casson, daughter of Mr. J. Casson, of Coriudi, who died under the influonce of chloroform on the previous Saturday. Evi dence was given by Drs, Kearney and Henrv. from whicn it appeared that the girl was put under tho influence of tho drug to enable a growth in the throat to be removed. It was adrninistored[slowly, ton minutes, lapsing before the patient was entirely under its influence. After the operation was commenced, the girl ceased to breathe. The operation was discon tinued aud tho usual means to restore animation were resorted to with success. Tho operation was not proceeded with, but in a few minutes the child again collapsed and her heart ceased to beat. Mrs. Casson deposed that the chloroform was administered without her knowledge or consent, but the evidenco of the medical gentle men and Mrs. Beatson was to tho effect that the mothor was awaro that tho anaesthetic w...
THAT DREADFUL BARRIER. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
THAT DREADFUL BAURIKR. She glanced about the room hopelessly. . - 'No, it can never he,' sho murmured ; ' iu can never be. A barrier rises between us — an iu- surmountable barrier.' - He laughed in that casy,show-int-any-kind-ofj n.fniiirh-nlrl-linn ii.i-.l ill.T. hn.nlr . if- nt - ui*t.i't*n~ pieces sort of manner. 'Pshaw.' That one utterance conveyed the impression, that he made a speciality of breaking dowu^ barriers.evijry moruing.beforo breakfast. 'It cannot be much,' he pleaded.. _.; Tell mo its nature, that I may crush it out of ew ' ist'ehc'S,'*' - Again she gazed -hopelessly around tLo room. : ' ? ? ??' Itris'-'— — ? Tho words came painfully slow. — — ='f'aJ husband'. '?'.-' . 'People in the. houses for blocks and blocks heard through the night a sound as of shuffling feet, b'iit they little wotted that it was amm kicking himself ever onward.
EFFECTS OF CIGARETTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
EFFECTS OF CIGARETTES. Some; definite facts anel figures showing the exact effects of smoking cigarettes have at last been obtained by a scientist, who has ox perimented upon young college! students. This scientist is Prof. C. II. Rumpus, professor of i.uiii|iuiuinu .kimbuiiiy hl urown University. The; student to be experimented upon first lay down upon a couch, and his right arm, which was baro to the) shoulder, was extended upon a low table, with the palm of 'the hand up wards. Prof. Bumpus then took np R narrow strip of bamboo about three feet in length and very light. Upon one part of tin; wrist, over a bonei and in a placo where it would !-,. steaely, * cork was - fastened. To this the bamboo strip was affixed. Another cork was placed on the wrist directly over the vein where tho pulne-beat h most easily felt. Tho cud of the bamboo strip rested on this seconi cork, and it rose and fell with each pulsation. This motiou was plainly visible to all of the class of Brown University ...
THE QUEEN'S PERQUISITES. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
THE QUEEN'S PERQUISITES. '! Every tailor holding a patent of ' Purveyor, to Her Majesty,' if ho conforms toanL-ient tra-' dition and usage, shoulel present the Queen with a silvor npedlo each year. Another, class of Hoyal purveyors are calle d upon to prcseut annually 'to her a tablecloth, while from other, sources*jgain she is entitled Io an annual con tribution of such varied articles as white doves, .white hares, catapults, currycombs, fire-tongs, scarlet hosioij', night-caps, knives, lances, and cross-bows. Moreover, at the Coronation, the Lord of the Manor at 'Addington must present to thu Sovereign a ' dish of pottage-,' composed of almond milk, brawn of capons, sugar and spices, chickens parboiled and chopped. Anel at the ceremony the Lord of the Manor of Hay elon is obliged, by virtue of his tenure from the Crown, to present tho Mcuarch with a towel, the Lord of tho Manor of Worksop giving the Sovereign n ' right-handed glove.' Queen Victoria has likewise? a vested right in ...
THE TEST OF TIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
TUB TEST OF TIME. By the little window of thu west gable they sat in the twilight and promised. They would b» true; to eae;h other to tho end, whatever life might bring. In weal or woo, through cloud or sun, tin; friendship should last, pure auel uuwaning. If one; should ever no in neeel ol nolp and tno oilier be able; to ren der assistance it should be; given cheerfully. Slowly tho words were repeated by each of tho two girls. Then, joining bands and look ing into each other's eyes, there; fell from their lips in turn tho solemn confirmation — ' I pro mise.' So Tessa Dynocliffe and Muriel Oalverloy entered into a life-long compact of mutual love and aid. The four years they hail spent together at Red Tor Grange had been as full of pleasure as years of school-time spent from home could be. 'I he Grange was a high school of highest le puto. Its educational course was based on the principle which recognises that good spirjta anel good scholarship are correlative. And as there was an e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
General Notices. '''''' Jl few Reasons WHYWff$. IS THE ONLY RELIABLE LIQUOR, TO DRINK AT ALL SEASONS . ,K. . I BCPAHQC It has Btood th« Ub6 I. DtuAUOL ol time. Tho leading spirit lor more than 60 . , yeara. © ' 2PCPAIIGE It; '9 recommended by . DluAUuC leading Medical Man. Over 6,000 have testified to Its purity. O 3DCP A HOC 'e Wzgcsb cMdentiul Is . DCUAUOt its enormous Bale. Over one million-bottlei cold' annually. © 4DCOAIIOC I' o'l Urinary troubled , DtUAUuE it stimulates the org«n» ' ol urination and bowelo to Tigorous action. © 5 0 C P A II 0 II It'' entirely frco from . DCuAUuC fusel oil and can, there fore, be relied on un thoroughly pura spirit. THE ONLY REAL SAFE -^;d UNFA ILINGr JL JREVENTIVE3 ' ? AND T- EMEDIES FOE TTTOMiSN JJu VV Avoid Worry, Sufforing Anxiety, and a Broken Constitution. Prevention Better than Cure. Ba sure before it is too' late. CAUTION.— Imitation is tho ainoerest flattery, but women should beware of spurioua imitationo and rkly on safety and certain...
A LOST BANK NOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
A LOST BANK NOTE. Of lost banknotes there are some ontertaih iiig narratives. Thus, iii 1740, a Bank director, lost a £30,000 B:iuk-noto, which he was per suadodv.lMil fallen from the chimney-piece of bis room into the fire. Tho Bjnk directois gave -the . loser a .second bill upon his agree ment to restore the first bill, should it ever bu found, or to -pay the money itself, should it be presented by any stranger. About thirty years after this had occurred, tbo director having been long dead, and his heirs in possession of his fortune, an unknown person presented the lost bill at thfl Bank, and demanded puymeut It was in vain that they mentioned to this persoii the transaction by which the bill w is annulled ; he would not listen to it ; he: main taiued that it had come to him from abroad, and insisted upon immediate payment. The note was payable to bearer ; anel the thirty thousand pounels we-ro paid to him. The heirs of thu director would neifc lislon Io any demanrls of restitutio...
INSURED THE CAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
' ''INSURED THE CAT. 1 A certain'iady,'who wished io havo some fun at the expense of an agent who had oftimes solicited her .to. insure herself aud family, asked him on one. occasion if he would insure the cat. The agent, to the- astonishmgnt aud no small amusement or some irienels, promptly offered to do so.providfed she paid tho first premium down. Tho lady, still thinking to hoax him, expressed, her willingness to do so, and placed a shilling on the table. The agent quickly produced a proppsal, filled in particulars,, and obtained her. signature, whilst those prcseut were on the tVp too of expectancy as to what was to follow. .'Now, madam, with your permission, may 1 seethe cat ?'' he inquired. .;* Certainly,' she replied, at the same time pointing to a glass case which contained tho 'stuffed 'remains of , tho poor defunct cat. A chorus 'of derisive, laughter burst from all pre sents: but to their surprise and no little dismay tbo : a*gent; turned, and, bowing politely to the lad...
Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
Church of England. AT the Church of England mooting last week, Messrs. J. Marchant, A. McDougall and 13. Eslington were elected church-vardens for Maclean, and Meosra. A. H. Pegus, II. A. Blomfiold and F. Hattersley for Yamba. The members elected to the Parochial Council ?were Messrs. T. Lamy, P. E. Bailey, C. FarW, J. Tjbob, A. C. Barry, T. A. Powell, senior, II. E. Lysaght and E. A. Smith. Moasra. Barry and Blomfiold were elected lay representatives to the Synod, and Messrs Barry, Blomfiold and Eglington to the Presentation Board. The net proceeds of the Jumble Fair in aid of St. James' Perocbial fund amounted to about £27. The result is very satisfactory to the Eev. J. W. Upjohn and those who agsistod in the good ?tfork. Tho goods were all donated by friends ?nd Mrs. Folbigg gavo tho use of tho hall jjrat uitously.
AN AWKWARD SLIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
AN AWKWARD SLIP. A poor woman of Shoreham, whose husbaud was going- 'toVlsea, handed through the clerk to the parson this public prayer-: - 'A man .going to sea, his wife desires tho' prayers of the congregation.' : The parson, pointing it iu his own way, read to the amazed ears of his flock : . ? ' A man going to see his wife desires the prayers of the congregation ! ' This uuiemo announcement erect id a smile, for which the minister could not account until he had more carefully read tho notice.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
The Premier gives his assurance that tha sugar growers interests are safe in his hands. Woman's Calf Oxford Walking ShooB, 3a lid et H. E. Frape's.— Adv. Jl'r. p. Conlou's latest liao of direct importa tions comprises a variety of glass, china and crockery ware, which has just been opened up, and aro the admiration of all beholders— an ad miration only equalled by surprise at the wonderfully low price at whioh they ore marked. —Adv. Get your 'Winter euita from a praofcical man—' MoJntyrt,-AdT,
A COMMON CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
'?'' A //COMMON CASE. : ;? : Mifib per3ong.will agree with Charles Lamb that it is intolerable to pay for articles you have been used .. to get for : nothing. Thus ' when Adam 4aid out his first penny upon.non pareils at some stall in Mesopotamia, 1 think it went hard with him, reflecting upon his; old goodly o; chard, where he has so many for noth-: ing.' .; ?
The Federal Bill. Meeting at Maclean. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
The Federal Bill. Meeting at Maclean. Therk was an attondanca of about 100 people at tho mooting held at the School of Arts, Maclean, on 'Wednesday night to discuss the Commonwealth Bill. Tho fact of their being two lodge meetings in town tho same night interfered somewhat with the attendance. Tho Mayor occupied the chair and read the advertisement convening tho meeting. Ho said he took it that all were in favor of Federa tion, but whether they were in favor of tho Bill was another matter. He referred to the difference of opinion among leading statesman concerning the Bill. When suoh men differed, it was hardly in the power of those present to deoide upon it at a moment's notice. Mr. D. See moved 'That in the opinion of this meeting, Federation on the lines of the draft Constitution Bill is the best policy for New South Wales, and it pledges itself to use every offort to secure ia adoption.' Tho speaker said that never in the history of the colony was there such political excitement...
WHY WE "CUT" ONE ANOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
WHY WE- 'CUT' ONE ANOTHER. That which surprises mo most as I contem plate the many vagaries of mruikind is the iu conceivable frivolity, with which to. engender unnecessary' bitterness for ourselves and each' Dcucr. x mis* : — . ... . A cuts B because tho latter has made. his own money. B cuts C because he still toils to make his. C cuts D because of his poverty. D cuts E because he is not ieceived at Marl borough House. . . ., E cuts 1? because bo ? is not received at the Mansion House. ;?..-. .... ^.. ' ''.-. ,' F cuts G becausn Tie is High Church.. '; G cuts H because* he is Low Church, v II cuts I because be is no,church at all. . V: J, K and L cut Mj N; 0,'aud IV. for trifling shades in their various political aspirations. Q cuts R because'tie dresses' badly. ?'...- ?'; R cuts S because ho dresses too well. T, U, and V cut' cacti other from: «heer per versity. . *' _'..'.. .-;? ? ; ? Anel X cuts.. V. fur no better reason whatever than because Z happens to do so too. .-.. Aud th...
L.C. Caledonian Society. The Coming Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 6 May 1898
L.O. Caledonian Society. The Coming Gathering. The committse of the L.C. Caledonian Society met at the Maclean Hotel on Tuesday evening. Tho following uiember3 wore present : — Messrs. D. MuLachlan (chair), Dr. McKay, S. Macnaughtan, J. McKinnon, J. McMillan, Dug. Mucdonalcl, Dou. McDonald, F. Schwonberg, A. Mclntyro, J. A. MoAulay. H. Couuochie, T) T Piiirh nni] .T A. S IVTiiTTmr fftnnrfif.ttt'trY The secretary stated that perfect steainbr arraugemonts wero boing made, which would enablo all persons from all parts of the rivor to attend tho gathering on tho 24th instant. Ho also reported that, in all probability, three Sydney pipers would tako part in tho piping events, iu addition to tho local pipors. This in itself will bo an acquisitiou to tho sports. A communication was road from Sydney, in reference to the formation of a branch of tho Scottish Rifles in Maclenn, uuder tha auspices of the Society. It was decided to gather all information on the subject, with a view of establish...