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AVAIGATION OF THE SOUTH ARM. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
\AVie.mom OF THIS SOUTH ARM. The wretched state of the navigation of the South Arm of the Richmond River, or what is in reality the upper portion of the main river, the stream .called Bunga walbin Creek being the veritable South Arm, deserves the immediate attention of the Dnnnrtmpnt. of TTarhnnrH and Rivers, and it would not be too much to ask that some competent officer should be sent up at once and the proper surveys made, and work allotted to be let by contract, as was suggested lately by our junior member, Mr. Crouch. A so-called ' snagging ' party, apparently altogether un-supervised, has been engaged on the clearing of the channel of the only navigable route to Casino from the head of navigation, C raki, for some time, with the result that whereas small steamers and droghers could manage to make their trips pretty regularly before, certain obstacles exist in the stream now which render the certainty of a through trip somewhat problematical. No less than three vessels got agro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
General Notices LOST, from Coraki, light brown HOUSE, aged, white hind fetlock. Liberal Ho ward to finder on leaving tame in care of Wm. Y ad s ley, Esq. ' ! JOSEPH STRONG. ? ' ?- ? ?? ' ; ? ? ? O- f REWARD will -be paid for the reeovory X-\. of on* DARK BAY HORSE, branded TR near shoulder, small star on forehead, near side hind fetlook white ; aged. Tbo above hone strayed from the Lismore Reserve on the 10th May. If stolen, £20 will be paid on oonviotion bf the tbief. F. C. MAY. Singer Manufacturing Co., Lismore. IVT OTICE is hereby given that any person coming to reside-in Bungawalbyn muBt be Married. By order of the Mayor and Towu Clerk of Bungawalbyn. GOOD SOUND OHAFF, Ss 6d per bag, . ' On sale by the undersigned. CHABLES STAMFORD, Auctioneer. Jjl O B ~ 8 A L E . An ALLOTMENT, with HOUSE con taining Foar Rooms, in Tatham, at Deep Crock Bridge ; place very suitable for a Store, being half-way between Coraki and Casino. Terms reasonable. Apply to A; M DERMID. Tomki. Or at the Hou...
DRAINAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
DRAIN AVE. The Macleay correspondent of the Sydttey Mail, referring to the ymusually large transactions in cattle there lately, says : — 'f Our farmers will also gain in this respect, as most of them have large numbers of cattle that hitherto we fed on the swamps. Where the .swamps have been drained thev are erivinsr ex. cellent feed, but those where no improve ment in the shape of drainage have been made are converted into shallow lagoons with here and there sour vegetation. These swamps are all selected, and were estimated last year as worth £10 per acre.' These facts are well worth the serious consideration of the farmers of the central Richmond, whose surroundings are much on a par with their Macleay brethren, and who, like them, have thousands of acres of uridrained swamps surrounding, but who, unlike the Macleay farmers and graziers, do not render these almost .valueless swamps into grazing land, estimated to be. not only worth £10 an acre, but will yield continual mobs of cat...
CABLEGRAMS. LONDON. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
CABLEGRAMS. T.ONTHW. WflrtnARdfLV. I In tliei race Hanlan v. Gaudaur, Han lan went away from the start, and at the end of the first mile led by a length, and which he increased when half way to two. He then commenced to flag and at the third mile Gaudaur passed him and soon secured a lead of six lengths ; he then slackened off, winning by four lengths. ' Gaudaur savs it was the hard est race for two miles he ever rowed in his life: ' ' ' ! London, Tuesday. The Imperial Conference has' refused to recommend that a census of the British empire be taken simultaneously. Barofi Nordernskjold is prepared to undertake the command of the Antarctic expedition, the cost of which is estimated to be £250,000. The Times cautions investors in colonial gold mining ventures. The new French Ministry propose retrenchment to the extent of sixty million francs. Hanlan, in spite of his late defeat, is resolved to visit Australia and meet Beach on the Nepean river.
Brief mention. The last Derby was the 107th. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
Brief Mention. Tho last Derby was tho 107th. 14 foot of water on tlio Richmond bar. Four inohes of rain fell nt Ballina on Monday night. _ Glen Innrs wants Coraki to join tho Separa .tio i League. ? ? Tlic payment of tithes is being strongly resisted in Wales. Dean Doyle is to be tlio first R, 0. Bishop of Gniiton. The cor tractor for tho Ballina public wharf extension has commenced work. 400. out of a population of 000, nt Adolong, !1.„ Vl..„ -:i.t ? °- 8ir'Charlos Coopor, formerly Chief Justice of S. Australia, is dead. Some magnificent citrons on view at Messrs. Murphy nid White's store. The missing M'Laron of Woodburn was found at Wurdoll. A billet vaoant — the Brisbane hangman is dead. Is a hoary head a crown of gloryf Ask Mr. Foster. Tho fat cattle trade between Queensland and Melbourne is increasing. Tho population of Victoria on Ifarch 31 was 1,012,408. 11 cases of typhoid fever in the Goolong Grammar School. TJlio French Crown jewels realised 7 million francs,. ' The Coloni...
TELEGRAPHIC. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
TELEGRAPHIC. ! fPROM OUil OWN OOrtltKai-ONDEHT.] . Sydney, Satiirdav. It has been raining incessantly all day. Victoria won the boat race. Sydney, Monday. Tn tha / sculling contest in America, Hanlan v. Gaudaurj :the- . latter won by three lengths. : .'i - v '\'i i 8ybn*y, Tuesday. | It is considered i probable ; thaV Mr. i ?Puvid Buchanan will oppose^ Mr. Wise for South SydheV. ' - J ' '« : : ! : ' . Mr. Cansdell has declined the Tasman ian Judgeship. The New Zealand Government were defeated on their Tariff : proposals by a majority of foar votes. The Governor asked for a dissolution. The oteamer iRipplp .is a .total w.reck at the Solonion Islands. . It is openly, stated that the Tonga natives are determined to club the Eev. Mr. Baker. ' ' i ' - , , .. The ' Mayor has ' announced liis inten tion of giving a dinner to the Trade j Associations on the 23rd June. The Newcastle Steamship Company ' pay 10 per cent. It is still raining. Five inches fell since Friday, and 32 inches since t...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. Awrtmia. Mi' K1- T?ET,T/INt(tRU,i8., Captain AUcv. from Sydnpv. Pussftipivs — Mesdamns M'Ard, Onnwav . Mr. Con way, and 12 in Hie sleorago. Cargo— -ISO tens general mcrohandisc Biid snmlri's Left. nt. 5 p.m. nn the 281 h, rrnssml t*ip Richmond River bar nt. 8.30 a.m. nn thn 30th. and arrived nt Coraki at 11 a'.ra on tho Hist.. -Experienced vnriuMe easterly winds, iliir.k weather, lieavv ruin, and squalls, witTi n' lieavy wist rlv swell, throughout tho passage. DePAHTUHES. May 27 — TOMICT. ». . for Svdnov. June 2— BKLMNOER, s., for Sydnpv.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
'I ?? ? i' r- ..! . ffihippinj Notices. rno the public in JL tlio Ritihiriorill Rivor District. JOffljT SEE and CO.'S Line of Steamers. Until-further notino tho Favourite Passopffor. Steamers HELEN NICOLt, nud AUSTRA LI AN 'will run ns ?follows Tho'1 h.h.' 1 HELEN' NIOOLL, Cnptnin R. A. Fraser, loaving' Sydney SATURDAY 'NIGHTS,, nt 0 o'olook. ? Leaving Grafton . WEDNESDAY MORNINGS, at G o'oloolt. , The sis.. AUSTRALIAN, Caotnin A. n. I'oggs, 'leaving; Sydney TUESDAY NIGHTS, at ; Oo'olook.' ! Leaving1 Grafton SATURDAY ? MORNINGS, at 5.30 o'olook. . ' . ?: r.„ ? , . , : lU' Thcflo stoamors call regularly at Law renoo, ;Rccky , Mouth, and Harwood, Island, for s -passengers , by, tho - OaBipo, , Woodburn, .and Swan. Bay Co'aohos/ j . . .. PARES* ; Saloon — Single ,.... ? £2 0 0 Return '3 10, '0 '? -:6teorago— caohway......... : 1 0 ; 0 '// tU' RETpRN TICKETS available by either steamer.' ''?' ;::r' ? ????-???????? i.- : ? . ?? 'JOHN SEE 'and COMPANY. E' B. NICOI^^^^U)F STEAMERS ?' RUNNI...
River Steamers Time-Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
River Steamers Time-Table. The.- following .time-table is published for genprnl information : — Tho Mpsspnger leaves Woodburn for Lismnrp every morning, reti-rninc to Woodburn in the aftprnoon Tho Irvincrton Ipavps Coraki for Trvinarton nt 8 a.m. daily (Thur.'Hav and Sunday excepted), and l«a'yps Irvington for Coraki at 3 o'clock same days. . The Triton leaves. Coraki for C-isino every ? Mondav.-'Wednogdav nnd Friday nt 9 n.m : and Casino for Coraki evpry Tuesday. ! Thnrsdav, and Ratm-day. 'Thp Mabel leaves Woodburn for Lismore ovrry Monday and Thursdav on arrival of the 'mails.'from Svdnpy. an-l Lisrnore for Wood burn overr Tupsrtnv and Fridav at 2.30 p.m. Also leavps Woodburn for Bnllina every Wfldnesday and SaturJav at 8.30, returning same days. Fenwick'' stpamers leave Tosmore for Ballina, and Ballina for Lism.pre at 8.30 a.m. daily
Religious Memoranda. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
RellzfAiiN Mcriinrn ml a. CnTTHon op F.MnT.AVD. ,Tum- 5 — Woodburn fwith TTolv Communion). 1,1 Brnadwntpr. 3. Wnrdell, 7-30. 12— Wnndhitm. 11 and 7 30. Coraki; 3.30. — Re»\ F. E. Haviland. 'BAPTIST PlITTBOir. Jnne. 5-^Pimlieo, U ; Wnrdell, 3 ; Broad water. 7. 12— O'-klnnd. 11 and 7: Bungawalbvn, 3. lO—Tinilim. 11 : Wardoll. 3: Bread water, 7. 2f- O'iklntid. 11 and. ..7; Bungawslhyn, 3 — TTioa. Tilpwpl'yn. ' fi nndjO— Oakland. 11'and 7 — Supply. P-rsuvtputan Church op Eastern Australia. ?TnnP 5 — Casino, 11 and 7 : Dppp Crpek. 3 12— Coraki. II : Casino, 7 —Rev. J. Marshall. Wjt-IKYAV Church. Lismorp— ' jnnp 5 — Rp% F - C. Boypr, 11 and 7.30 : Lord's Supper, 8.45. June IS? — RKv Tf. 'P. Ornineer, .1] : Rev. Fredk. Dixon (of; BnllinM. 7.30. . Casino— June fi — Rpv. H. P. Grainger. 7. .Tnnp 12— Rev. H.- P. Grainger '(Lord's Snpno.i). 7. Wvrallah— .Time 5— Rev. TT. P. Grsinsrw, 11. -Tntip 12 — Rev. Frpdk. Dixon f of Railing. 11. Alstonville— Jnnp 5' — Mr. .T«nes, 2,30. 'June 12— Mr. a. T...
LATEST MARKET QUOTATIONS. SYDNEY, THURSDAY, 6 p.m. (From the Manager Clarence River and North-Coast Farmers' Association, Limited.) [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
LATEST MARKET QUOTATIONS. SYDNEY, Tiiuhsdat, .« p.m; ; ! (From, the Manager Clareno^ Rivor and North : Coaist Farmers'Assooiation, Liqiited.) Maise, 3s 2d per bushel j 'Pigs, 3d to 4d per lb } Eggs,, Is 8d pe^ dozcnJj / . , ... , . . , f (J?rom Tate Brothers'' Xgenoy and Trading ! Company^ Liniited.)' Prime Maise very firm at 3s 3d ; Bacon and Piga in brisk do nand, at advanced prices— small pigs not so firm ; Calves Scarco at 30s to 66s ; Mtloh Cows, £9 to £16 ; Fat Cattle are in fair domand ; Hides, S£d to 4d ; Tallow firmer ; Bacon, OJd ; Cheese, 6d ; Butter, Is ; Eggs, 2s and scarco ; Fowls, 3h 3d ; Ducks, 4s Ca ; Geoso, 7s fid ; Bran, Is ; Haye's Flour, lis Gd ; Chuff, 5s Gd; Potatoes, £3 9s; Oats are very plentiful and dull of sale. '
Woodburn. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
Woodburn, I [FROM 0UB OOUllBSVONItKNT.] I May 29. — It oommeuced raining here on - Thursday last, ' and on Friday night it pamo / down in torrents, tho weather gauge regis ( teringnearly-thro&. inched. ? ' It is still rain Iing, and has ovory appearance of continu ing. All the low land is submerged and the W&Jdblifn-ChaMwortll To^lis/in a deplorable state again. It . is impassible «m oAttiMKil ' nloAAa ami ivrrid f iliffl/tilllw' l'a oxporionceo by tho coachmen in fretting across, and if tho present weather continues traffic will have to be suspended for a time at least, as passengers cannot travel and, except for tne mails, there is no inducement for proprietors to run their ooaches. Deaths. — I am eorrv to have to rocord two deaths.- One, a young man namod Joseph Porcy, native, of the. Isle of Wight, who, in company with several other young men was returning homo from Woodburn in a, boat 'and was aceidently drowned nboUt 'midnight' on Win 22rid. ' Upon the matter b...
OUR ROADS AND SEPARATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
OITR ROADS AND SEPARATION. Sir, — Your issue of the 6th instant oontains a forcibly wri'tou article upon tho ever roady subject of ' Our Roads,' and so universal and I notorious is the neglect of this first and most necessary requirement throughout tho northern diitricts that your nrticlo might be tran«oribed verbatim into the columns of any local news Saper in tho 'north, and would exactly describo lie condition of local roads by tho simple alteration of names and figures. '' No wonder THAT PEOPLE TALK ABJUT SEPARATION WREN SUCH DAMNABLE INJUSTICE IN DEA LT BUT TO THESE districts ' ! These arc .your own words, and you express tho sentiment which has now become the dominant conviction of every resident in tho north. Peoplo aro quite pre pared to do something more than talk about Separation : they are 'beginning to realise the puerile folly of sending petitions and deputa tions to tho Sydney Government, and of being Sut off year after year with promises that some ay some of their own...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE RICHMOND RIVER HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
TO THE EDITOR OP THE RIOimOND lllVBB nSBALD. Sin, — With roforonco to n paragraph in your last ismo stating with some surpriso that on a certain farm on tho Nambnooa 21 successive crops of maize had boon raised, tho following seotns to mn apropos Tho farm of Bolvidero, at the junction- of Swan Crock with the Olaronoo Biver, was Mtov wiupjuju ki wkj yuni injo, aim uaa diuuu yioldod an oxcellont orop of mtiize yearly* The crop of last year was magnificent. It: was the . 28th in succession, oamo at the olbsbof a long drought, and just bofore thb big flood. Tho secrot of a good orop is — a good farmor. P. O. C. Coraki, May 30th, 1887. ... . T Wo expressed no surprise, and the paragraph ' referred to (excepting tho wish to know tho fact of manure or no manure, and tho results of tho first and last fivoyenrs) was extroctod from a southern exchnngo. Wo should have been pleased if our correspondent had giveu us that information wo dosired, as it is a vory material point in tho argument ; no...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
The Imperial Institute.- -The managing body of tho Imperial Institute will oonsist of 150 notable personages, including 45 colonists. Australia and Canada will be alloted 10 repre sentatives euoh. The executive oommitteo ' will be selected from the larger body of the, general committee,'' The subscriptions towards' the institute have reached tho sum of £200.000, and greater enthusiasm is being displayed ovor tho . mutter. It is expected that the present1 Royal Colonial Institute will be absorbed in thu Imperial one, the inombors of the former receiving extra privileges. |
Our Forests. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
Our Forests. - The Minister has been appealed toby a depu tation complaining that our 'forests are not disappearing fast enough. The saw-milling power in the oolony is pqual indeed to a very large measure of dfestrnotion, but the weak point is the niggardliuess of the publio in buy* lug, .If they would only buy 'faster; but the imported wood is so much preferred for many purposes ana tne aemanu mr noose- Duuaing hus so slackened that t 0 saw mills are com paratively idle. The forest -elearers therefore have appea'ed to the Minister to know if ho will niaKe them a present of £1000 to send one of their number to England to see if the sale bf their' hardwood Qould not be pushed there. The Minister, of course, promised to submit the mutter 10 his oolleagues, for that Is a safe way of getting rid of a deputation; but ho did not promise to back up tho recommendation , bcauso no saw clearly that it openod up a very wide question. If tne sawyers are to have a paid ambassador to open up mark...
CLARENCE TATTERSALL'S J. C. RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
CLARENCE TATTERS ALL'S J. C. RACES. Thu following weights have been declared for the Opening Hatdioap and Tattersall's Club Jubilee Handicap, to be ran here on Jnne 21 : — . OPBimrn Handicap, 6 furlongs. W. Armstrong's b g Ajax, aged. Warlike ' — Paradox ? ? ? 9 6 C. Wyatt ns b g Levi, aged, The Drummer - Little Kate ? ? ? ? 8 12 O. B. Jones' eh m Winnie, 3yrs, Warlike — Catharine of Arragon ? ? 8 3 C.PagensbrcOmagh, 2yrs, Julian Avenal — Astarte .. ? 7 12 J. Noud ns br f Pyrene, 4yrs, Exoelsior — Pyrrha ? 7 10 H. P. Somerset's b f Emily, Syrs, Grand Flaneur— Astarte ? ? ? 7 6 C. O'Mullivan's oh 3 Albion, Syrs, Ginger —Azalea ? ? ? 7 6 J. Walker ns oh m Agate, iyrs, Reugny — Althea ? ? ? ? 7 4 W. J. Noud ns b h Auburn, aged Kelpie . Titania.,... ? ? 7 4 John M'Mahon's oh m Ida, Cyrs, Warlike . , — dam by Wollumbin ? .7 2.1 J. B. Barnier's brg Baronet, aged, Loup 1 Garou — Bridesmaid ? ? ? 7 0 E, Lay ton's b g Introduction, aged, War like— Gooseberry ' :.v v..-. ..'vw. .. .. 6 10' R....
Sporting Mems. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
Sporting Hems. Beach says he shall beat Hanlan. The Derby was won by four lengths, the time 2mins. 43secs. . . ? Weeks, the well known- buyer of racehorses for India, has offered £2000 for Nelson. . Out of 34 starts, Spade Guinea has ran 12 firsts and 11. seconds and thirds. Winnie, Baronet, Sweetheart, Knight Errant, Oakwood, and Lopez winners at the C.R.J.C. Birthday meeting. j^ngiisn uaKs won tne uuice oi i5eaufo:-t s filly, Revo d'Or, the winner of the One Thou and Guineas. 'Martindale'iu the T. C. Journal aays thero is every probability of a strong party of Sydney sportsman visiting the Clarence during the forthcoming race meeting of C.R J.C. Tom Brown nas had to be scratched for all engagements. For some time post the son of Kelpio, from Happy Thought, has been train ing for the race, meeting at Newcastle. It I appears, the other ovening thejr left him iu his box all serene, but in the morning— a thunder storm having broken over the town the other night - he was found up to hi...
Gazette Notifications. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 June 1887
Uaxe-t« niotlllcniloiiM. Rkskuve8. — About !M2 acres, county of Bul- ler, parish nf Ktinirnroo, 011 Boiiury crock (land distriot of Cssiuo) lias bnon.rnsorvod from sale for camping and other public purposes. 100 aoios, parish of West Coraki within tho lesBoliold area of Bungawalbin holding; (!0 aores parish of Jiggi, within tho Tunstall l.nMinn. O flfl «««/) At\ fT ? f. mutual**, *vv iv jjuusjj ui lurrouiut and 200 aaron, puvinh of Hanging Rook, oil witliin tho Tuustnll holdiug ; nnd 40 noros parish of Coraki, within the Lismore holding, have boon reserved from leaso or sale, pending logislution to dotoriniuo what may bo'donowith theui. 705 acrcs, parish of Mvall, county of Rich tnoud, within tho rcsumod area of Ashby run, Camira holding, has boon reserved from salo for wator supply.