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Harwood Island. THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 19 October 1889
Harwood Island. THURSDAY. MUTUAL IMPEOVEMENT SOCIETY.-An initiatory step has been taken' at Palmer's Island to form a Mutual Improvement Society. This ia a step in the right direction, and it is to be hoped that their efforts will be attended with beneficial results. There can be no doubt as to the good results which attend the establishment of any educational avenues. Some few years ago an association of this sort existed at Harwood; bnt it eventually went the way of all flesh. I would suggest that four young men take np this matter, and resuscitate the Mutual Improvement Society. Although we have a Good Templar lodge, which in itself is a Mutual Improvement Society of the highest order of merit, still there are some who object to join, and for their benefit I would recommend the establishment of a Mutual Improvement Society, which, if worked systematically, would afford entertainment and instruction. These are virtues that are not properly fostered by men, who should remember that...
Latest Colonial Telegrams. Lismore, Friday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 19 October 1889
Í Latest Colonial Telegrams. ! Lismore, Friday Night. IN connection with the visit of Sir T. 6. Esmonde, a very successful meeting was held last night. About 200 persons were present ; the Mayor in the chair. - Bishop Doyle and some others were on the platform. The speaker was loudly cheered thronghout his address, and contributions promised amounted to £205. Several donations of £10 were made. The proceedings lasted till ll o'clock, and concluded with cheers for Messrs. Farnell, Glad- stone. O'Brien, and for Bishop Doyle and Sir T. G. Esmonde. Steps are being taken to present Mr. J. M. Fegan, of the Bank of New Sooth Wales, with a testi- monial, prior to his departure. £60 was promised at the first meeting. James Boxshall, clerk at the Wyrallah sawmills, was brought np at' the Police Court, to-day, on a charge of forging, and remanded for a week. Bail granted. , The Agricultural Show has been fixed for Feb- ruary 27th and 2Sth. Sydney, Thursday. THE Public Works Sectional Committee...
The Sculling Championship. Particulars of the Race. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 19 October 1889
The Sculling Championship. Particulars of tho Race. i Ur to a short time heforo tue start Searle was tho favorito, from £0000 to Ü7000 beiug laid on him at 0 to 4. On the boats accompanying the race, however, wero many frioudB of O'Connor, who received extensive commissions from Canada to back him, and they did so heavily, with the result that the betting veered round, and 5 to ß against u connor was tue ruling price when tue pair Btarted. It was a perfect dav for rowing, mid au enormous concourse of spectators Hued tho course. The start was by mutual conBent, and O'Connor, with great quickness, bent first to work. This gained for him a considerable advantage, for when the first stroke was com- pleted O'Connor led hy a length forward from tho canvas. In tlio first minute thc Canadian obtained half a length lead, but he seemed Hurried, and too anxious to got away : while Searle, pulling well through a splendid stroke, soeuioil . to be taking matters easily. Tho Créele waBreachodinlmi...
Political and Social Letter. SYDNEY, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 19 October 1889
[Political and Social Letter.! Br S. 0. SYDNEY, TÜESDAI'. THE Newcastle election has resulted contrary both, to my wishes and expectations. Mr. CUJSLET has been elected by a substantial majority. I do not think this implies that the constituency is back- sliding from the fiscal faith it proposed at the last general election. It means that Mr. GBARAH. was not a popular candidate, and that many of the Protectionists are ashamed at the recent notorious proceedings of Mr. CRICK, in the Assembly. Mr. Carley obtained only about 100 votes more than were recorded for the most successful of the Free trade candidates at the general election, but. since that period several hundred new names have been added to the roll. On the other hand, Mr. Graham polled some 400 votes fewer. This indicates that hundreds of the Protectionists did not vote at all, and in my judgment, they abstained for the reasons given. Graham did nothing in Parliament; the fact is, he ought not to have been sent there, for h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 19 October 1889
Wanted WANTED, a GENERAL SERVANT. Apply to _MES. NORTH, Prince-st WANTED, a good GENERAL BUTCHER. Apply to J. CHISHOLM, Bmahgrove. WANTED, a Bmart LAD, about 14, aa appren- tice to cabinetmaking. H. H. SANDERS, Prince-street._ WANTED, a good COOK and GENERAL SERVANT, at onoe, _F. M. C. FORSTER, Yamba. WANTED, a respectable GIRL, as Housemaid. Apply Mus. RYALL, Ocean View private j boarding house, Yamba._ WANTED, two SERVANT GIRLS-cook and I housemaid. Mrs. PEOPLES, Clare Castle Hotel, Maclean. ANTED, a MARRIED COUPLE, for Camira Station. Apply by letter only, to J. CAMPBELL. w WANTED, APPRENTICES to the DRESS- MAKING. Apply MES. BROWNE and I Miss BURGESS, Dressmakers, Ulmarra._ WANTED, two respectable YOUTHS, age about 15 years. One as apprentice to the Paint-1 ing, and one as apprentice to the Plumbing. _ H. M. FLINTOFF ARD CO WANTED, by a well educated gentleman, with j extensive experience and holding the high est testimonials, a SITUATION as BOOK-KEEPER, or any other position of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 19 October 1889
Wesleyan Annual District Meeting, The annual district meeting of the Wesleyan body was opened in the Church yesterday, when there were presents-Revs. A. S. Swift, Grafton (chair- man) ; G. A. Reeve, Lismore (secretary) ; R. John- ston, Brushgrove and Ulmarra ; ll. Allen, Maclean ; D. Gilsenan and T. Hanton, Macleay River : F. A. Cooper, Casino ; J. H. Lewin and J. R. Williams, Ballina : J. W. Harrison, Bellinger. The business done was principally of a formal nature. Rev. Mr. Harrison, of the Bellinger, is to continue on proba- tion for another year, The sittings will be resumed on Monday, and will conclude on Tuesday. To-day ure visiting ministers are to be entertained by an excursion to the Heads by the s.s. Lorna, and on Tuesday evening they will be accorded a welcome tea meeting. As will be seen by advertisement, the visiting brethren will occupy the pulpits of the local churches to-morrow. Snake Bite.-Yesterday morning, Frederick Woods, a little boy 8 years old, residing with hi...
The Latest Cablegrams. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT] London, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
The Latest Cablegrams. TFBOM 01TB COEBESPONDENT.] London, Sunday. PBINCE BISMARCK informed the Czar of Russia that he considered an agreement between Great Britain and Russia, in regard to . Asia, both possible and desirable. The Czar denies the report that Russia intends doubling her strategic lines of railway. Bismarck is convinced that the Czar will never begin war against Germany. The Czar has invited Emperor William to attend the Russian military manoeuvres, next summer, which invitation the Emperor has accepted. 3000 coal miners at Durham have struck for reduction in hours of labour. 15,000 other colliers threaten to strike for a similar demand. ; The Zulu chiefs Dinnizulu and Undabaka, for rebeUing against British rule, have been exiled to St. Helena for 12 and 15 years respectively. The King of Portugal is dead. The heir to the throne (Prince Carlos) was born in 1863. Lord Brassey says that Australia will eventually become a commanding power in the Pacific, and defence of In...
Latest Colonial Telegrams. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] Brushgrove, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
Latest Colonial Telegrams. IFEOM OUB COEBESPONDENT.3 Brushgrove, Monday. THE School of Arts meeting is postponed.till Thurs- day evening, owing to the inclemency of weather. Sydney, Monday. THE Rev. Dr. Jefferis said, last evening, that the London strike commanded national approval as something that had been done towards making Labor continuous. Mr. Gowen (late musical director at the Mel- bourne Exhibition) denies that he has been speak in disparaging terms of the Colonies. The Land Court fixed for Thursday next, ÍB postponed till 4th proximo, owing to the illness of Mr. Brunker. The certificates awarded in connection with the Melbourne Exhibition are nearly ready for issue. The Mayor (Mr. Harris) is making great prepara- tions for the opening of the Centennial Hall. Lord Carrington and Sir Henry Parkes have promised to be present, and Earl Hopetoun has been invited. The origin of the fire at Davenport and Sons' is a mystery. The opening of Sir Montefoire's Home at Moore Park for d...
The Searle-O'Connor Race [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
I The Searle-O'Connor Race. I THE following items are gleaned from messages to the American Press : Previous to the Searle-O'Connor race, Hanlan predicted that the Canadian would win by a length and a half, but interrogated after the race he replied :"I have no doubt but that Searle is the most wonderful man that was ever seen in a boat." The universal opinion in New York previous to the race was that Searle would defeat O'Connor, and in San Francisco the Australian was backed almost to a man. A message to the New York Herald after the race says : In a boat Searle looks a champion and a wonder. On land there is nothing wonderful about him. That Searle is fit to be the champion sculler of the world none who saw him defeat O'Connor will deny. In lOsecs. after the start O'Connor gained a length, and nothing bnt cries of " O'Connor !" was heard. In two minutes from the start there was only one man on the Thames, and his name waa Searle. After the race the young Australian looked as if h...
By Telegram. SYDNEY, MONDAY. CAULFIELD CUP, 2000 sovs; 1½ miles. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
By Telegram. . SYDNEY; MONDAY. CAULFIELD CUP, 2000 sovs ; li miles. J. Cripps' br h Boz, 7-9....Ramage 1 S. G. Cook's ch m The Charmer, 7-7...... Power 2 W. T. Jones' b h Bravo, 8-12.O'Brien 3 Other starters : Manton 9-4, Pakeha 8-9, lonsdale 8-7, Stanley 8-5, Wycombe 8-5, Chaldean 8-2, Teuton 7-13, Bothwell 7-12, Silverton 7-10, Don Giovan 7-6, Sinecure 7-6, Moorbank 7-5, Menotti 7-5, Gas burner 7-5, Meteor 7-3, Dunkeld 7-1, Tartar 7-1, Green Isle 7st, and Islander 7st. Betting : 4 to 1 Bravo, 6 to 1 Meteor, 8 to 1 Don. Giovan and Moorbank, 10 to 33 to 1 others. After one break away the lot were set going on fairly even terms, Chaldean and Pakeha being quickest away. Nearing the distance the horses occupied the full width of the course, Chaldean and Charmer being inside. Passing the Judge's box the first time round, Giovan was three^quarters of a length in the lead ; Teuton next, then Chaldean, Charmer, Sinecure and Boz, who was eighth, the last three being Bravo, Wycombe and Bothw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
Abstract of Sales by Auction. THURSDAY. Ily J. H. MUNRO, at the Rooms, Improved Farms on Har- wood Island. FRIDAY. Uv T. BAWDEN, at Morrissey's Yards, Mixed Cattle. SATURDAY. Hy T. BAWDEN, at rear of Rooms, at 12, Poli;e Horses and Saddles. Ry J. O'KEEFFE, at Farrell's Hotel, Southgate, Horses and Mised Cattle. Hy AV. GOODGER, at Hough's Yards, Ulmarra, at 2, Store Bullocts and Mised Cattle.
Victorian Amateur T. C Races. By Telegram. The Caulfield Cup [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
Victorian Amateur T. C Races. By Telegram. The Caulfield Cap THESE races were continued at Caulfield on Satur- day, when the following were the results : Maiden Plate, 1 mile.-"White's Sequel, 7-2, first ; Inglis' G'Naroo, 7-7, second ; Chirnside's Linburn, 7-7, third. Eight others started, Feilder being up on Copenhagen. The favorite won in a canter by three lengths. Time, 1.47£. Nursery Handicap, furlongs.-Wilson's Magic Circle, 8-2, first ; White's Utter, 8st, second ; Davies' Clare, 6-12. third. 12 others also ran, the betting being 5 to 4 on Utter, and 5 to 1 against the win- ner. Won by a length. Time, 59£secs. Selling Race, 5 furlongs.-Vascosa, 7-6, first ; Crown Jewel, 6-12, second ; Bestman, 7-6d, third. Eight started. The favorite won by a length, but a protest for crossing was sustained, and the race awarded to Crown Jewel. Time, 1.5.
Over the Falls of Niagara in a Barrel. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
Over the Falls of Niagara in a Barrel. CARLISLE D. GRAHAM, who has won the honour of being' the first man to pass over Niagara Falls and escape alive, ia a cooper, and he made his trip of Sunday, the 25th ult., in a barrel of his own manufacture, in which he had previously passed safely through the Whirlpool and the Devil's Rapids below the Falls. The barrel is made of Chinese locust wood, and is 4|ft. long, 22in. in diameter afc the top, and 15 at tie bottom, and . at the bulge near the top nearly 27in. It weighs 150 pounds, and inside were two 50-pound bags of sand, while a piece of railroad iron, weighing 25 pounds, was attached to 50ft. of rope to act as drag. Inside were canvas straps arranged to support Graham while on his voyage. The adventurous Graham entered the barrel through the manhole, and crouched upon the bottom, fastening himself with the straps. The manhole was then closed and battered down with, a tarpaulin barrel and towed into the middle of the river, a short dis...
Saturday's Cricket Matches. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
Saturday's Cricket Matches. LAWRENCE V. WARWICK. - Thia match waa played at Lawrence, and resulted in a victory for the home team by one run after a very exciting game. The Lawrence, who batted first, made 44 runs-M'Millan being the only one who reached double figures, making 27 by good cricket ; he was, however, missed in the field before scor- ing. The Warwicks started their first innings badly^Thorne and (Jakes, who were at the wickets, being run out ; Bright 3b', North 15, and Davies 5 not out, came to the rescue, and made their runs by good cricket. In their second innings Lawrence made 6fi, M'Millan again batting well for 20, while F. Munro 17, and A. Munro 12 played good cricket. The Warwicks having 43 runs to win, succeeded in making 41 ; Oakes, who went in first, played patiently and well'fot 9 not out, while M'Farlane 9, and M'Lucas 10 obtained their runs by free hit- ting. The fielding and bowling on both sides were good. LAWRENCE : Redfern 4, M'Millan 27 and 20, Hill 1 a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
_Special Advertisements._ WH. PALING AND CO., LIMITED, . (Established 1853). The leading and cheapest house for Pianos, Organs and Music, and all kinds of Musical Instruments. No better value to be obtained elsewhere. rSTAGENCY AT MB. HENEY JORDAN'S, Criterion Hall, Grafton, where every information may be obtained and sam- ples seen. Illustrated catalogues and price lists on application. ÇHRISTMAS CARDS. CHRISTMAS CARDS. Fancy Glassware. Vases, Toys, Dolls from 2d, Color Doses, Fancy Goods, Balloons, large Wall Texts, 8 110,12 for ls. Five quires Notepaper for Gd. Boxed Stationery from Gd. Pencil Cases. Purses, a splendid variety. INSPECTION INVITED. G. C. SYER, Bookseller, Grafton.
Harwood Island. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 22 October 1889
Harwood Island. MONDAY. A LARGE MEETING waa held here on Thursday, at Coyle'B hotel, with the object of urging the Minister to have the road between Harwood and J ;* Chatsworth opened up and formed immediately. * £ Several old residents of both places complained bitterly of the delay in carrying out thia work. The bridge across Serpentine has been completed ¿. soma time, and no steps have yet been taken to form the road, a work which is urgently required. Mention was also made of the advisability of reducing punt fares. Several resolutions were adopted, and will be brought forward at a public meeting to be held on Monday next. The weather is showery, with strong westerly wind, and every promise of continuation. i