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Mock Election. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
ifloch selection. Ai the quarterly meeting on Wed nesday of members ^of the Women Political Education League, Sydney, a mock election was held. There was a large attendance of women voters. The idea was to teach women the actual process of recording their votes, and the different- methods of voting in State and Commonwealth elections. The methods of voting, and various matters in connection with the obtain ing of electors' rights aud the poli tical position of women married to foreigners wero explained by Miss May Hickrtian, and' the scrutineering, etc., was -carried out entirely by wonien.'- Tw6 ladies'' nanres appeai'ed on the Common wealth ballot' paper for' the election of Senators, in order, to emphasise the fact that there is no' bar in the Commonwealth Electoral Act to women becoming candidates for Parliamentary honours, and, need less to say, the ladles headed the poll. The number of informal votes was very small. .' When You Cannot Si.kki' for coughing, it is hardly necessa...
Swine Fever at Brisbane. A MESSAGE from Brisbane says: [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Swiaic Fever at BSrisbanc. A message from Brisbane savs: ' Some weeks.ago a boar and sow were brought overland from Sydney, and were placed in pens near Brisbane, with 150 other pigs. Suddenly swine fever broke out, and the Stock. De partment destroyed all the diseased pigs and contacts and disinfected the place where they were kept. Last week the department learned that eight or ten slips purchased from this establishment had been taken to a Chinaman's place at Enoggeia, and on investigation found tTiat flu disease had broken out amo:igst the China man's pigs. Forty-one died, aud Chief-' inspector Gordon caused the veteriii-': ary officers to inquire into the occur rence. TJiey pronounced tho dis -ase to be true swine fever. They discov ered that. the Chinaman, had sent 12 pigs to Enoggera Kaleyards, and the inspector condemned and slaughtered the animals. The- officers proceeded to Enoggera, and.' found .that-, four Chinamen hail 91 pigs. There were condemned and the place was qua...
The Produce Market. [BY TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
v. — — — - ' The Produce Market. [By Tglhouai'H.] ' SYDNEY, Monday. M.iiz? : Prime dry yolli-w, 4s 3d offered, ' 4s 4d asked ; prime dry' white, 4s : Id to 4s 4d ; medium, both colours, 4s ;' mouldy, 3a 4d per bushel. ..... Butter: Choice creamery ,Vl3jit'; 'second brands, 12.\d per lb. It is -expected':to be ? ? -one penny per ? lb dearer to morrow. Eggs : Northern rivers, Is 8d to Is Oil pel dozen. ?
Latest News. LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Hiatest JSTew^. ? ? 4-r- ? - [BY TELEGRAPH.] ^ LONDON, Friday. Further searches have led to lOOOllbs of dynamite being unearthed at'Salon ika. The police discovered that the. French and Russian Consulates 'were undermined. The Albanians at Ipek threaten to kill Christian judges or gendarmes if appointed to the district. I lie Secretary to the British Ad miralty declares that no recent. 'Coil-' tinental naval programme was so rapid and formidable as tlmt- of Ger many. Since February 34 men of the Lein ster Regimen! , stationed at Pretoria, have been tried by Court- Martial for various offences. The local news papers urge an enquiry into the state of the regiment-. The stevedores on strike at Val paraiso have resumed work. Tlie strike has caused a loss of £75,000. A number of students at Yale Uni versity, America, sympathising with the employers, are devoting a portion of their time to replacing the drivers on strike. . The man Rosseau, who made the in fernal machine intended for the ...
Curious Oriental Customs. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Curious Orientai CJiistoniNi Thure are many traits, of character iuid custom in which the Arabs and Turks are our antipodes: ? They shave ?the head but not the chin, and we the reverse. .With us the uncovering of the head iu the presence of another is a mark of respect, with them a mark of disrespiect. . When they go into n place of worship, they keep on the lint and take off the shoes and slippers; we do the opposite. They mouut oil the rislit side of a horse, aud we from left to right. We show our good breeding by taking the outsido when we pass persons in the street, they by passing nearest to the wall. They do the honour^ of the table by serving; themselves .first; we serve ourselves last. If a friend inquires after your, wife you regard it as a compliment; to inquire after theirs is an insult. Their mourning dress is white, ours black'. They finish their wooden house from . the top downward, and we from the foundation up. The men wear frocks and the women pantaloons. We wish th...
BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. Following wore the wholesale prices in ? Brisbane on Friday : — 'Maize : Prune dry yellow, 3s' Sd to 3s lOJd .per bushel. Bran, £0 10s per ton; pollard, £8. ..Chaff: Oaten, prime, £6 10a per ton.' Potatoes : Circular Head, £4 10s to £4 15s por ton. lLtins : Pineapple, Is to. Is Id ; Mild Cure, Is per lb. Bacon : Pineapple, flitches and sides, lOd ; Mild Cure, flitches, 1 2d, and sides 14d per lb. Butter: Loci), factory,' to 14d per lb. . Cheese : Local, 7 id to Sd per lb. ? £» ? ' Fat Cattle. — AtHomehush, ouThnrsday . last; thero were upwards of 1013 head of cattle yarded; representing. 41 consignors, . principally from the northern und north coast districts, the balance from the south, with odil lots from the west and counties of : Camden and Cumberland. The yardings comprised all qualities, and included a large sprinkling of prime medium weights and prime and heavy bullocks; about half the supply being cows, with a fair proportion of ptimc, and one or two ...
Military. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Military. At tho conclusion of tho parado of the Casino Lancers oil Thursday last, the troopers assembled at tho Ordorly Room, whore Captain Fanning, on be half of. the officers, non-commissioned officora and men presented Staff Sor geant Major O'Griuly with a pair of solid gold sleeve links, and to Mrs. O'Grady a gold brooch, as a small token of esteom and in recognition of his ser vices as instructor to the Half Squadron, prior to their departure for Maitlaud, where Sergeant O'Grady will take up similar duties. The Captain said they wore all sorry that Stall' Sergeant Major O'Grady was leaving thorn. He personally always found liim an excellent man in ovory way, aud worked up the troop to its pre sent otliciont condition. He must con gratulate him on behalf of tho Half Squadron. Lieutenant M'Rae also spoke. Ho said^ lie would not detain them, but could ondorso all Captain Fanning hail said, and wishod Sorgt. O'Grady every success.. Sergoant Major O'Grady feelingly re sponded, and ...
A Relic of the Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
A lEclic .of the Nca. A CORKESI'OKDKNT writes :to the Loll- ? don 'Times' of April 3 : 'Recently divers made a remarkable and interest ing haul off Catanin, in Sicily. Tliey brought np well nigh 30 old shipguus, of various calibres,., which to judge by the inscriptions found on them, must' have ; belonged to 'the Dutch nnd Span ish warships constituting the allied fleet under the last command of thu famous De Ruy tcr. In the same year, the combined Dutch nnd Spanish squadrons were engaged in more tlinn one desperate battle, with the French ? fleet linderDuquesne, aiid.it was during tl iis' tremendous struggle that De Ruy ter fell, mortally wounded. The guns most likely belonged to Dutch and Spanish war vessels sunk by the French. The majority, are of Spanish ? manufacture, and have suffered by their long immersiou in the sea much more than the Dutch 'camion, owiiig (u the superior make of the In Her. The ?Dutch guns, -nine .in number, nnd nil of : bronze, are very little damaged str...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
J^ENTISTRY ! ffiff^DENTISTRY ! Mr. 6. MORLEY WADE, BH3XTRST, : : LATE OF SYDNEY, : : Bogs to inform tho residents of Casino and district that ho. continues the practice of! his Profession at his old address, Barker Strekt, Casino, Next door to Crouch's Trado Palace, where ho may be consulted daily. Extractions rendered absolutely painless by the aid of Nitrous-.Oxido Gas, Chloro form, or by tho ' most roliablo local Anaesthetics. Fillings in Gold, Amalgam, and Cement, inserted with tlie greatest skill and care, and when required the nerve destroyed absolutely without pain. Artificial Teeth mounted onCrold, Vulcanite j . and Platinum. Old and broken Plates mended or re-modelled, and mado to fit the mouth better than over. Also, the most modern stylo of Gold, Porce lain, Crown and Bridge Work, and Pivoting of Teeth On Natural Roots. Teeth Sealed and Poliahed, and greatest attention paid to tho Regulation of Children's Teeth. Patients may rely on receiving every attention, combined wit...
TWEED RIVER RACES [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
TWEED RIVER RACES. Tho following nominations havo been roceivod for tho two principal handicaps in connection with tho Tweed River Jockey Club, to bo run. on May 27th Opening Handicap. — Walrus, Hope, Spring Wator, Hiudoo, Bashan, Muster Danton, Geebung. T.R J.C. Handicap.— Spring Water, Crushcen, Geebnng, Hindoo, Bashan, Commotion, Master Danton,, Dick Danton. Ardon was absent from the Brisbane track last Thursday morning, and hp is said to bo in a bad way. Tho break down of the strapping son of Tartar is a very unfortunate happening for W. Tucker, who had the . horse looking hotter than ho ever did before.' The Clarence River J.C. races in July next, at Grafton, will carry piize money amounting to nearly £500. Tho princi pal races will bo the Gordon Brook Handicap and C.R.J.C. Handicap of £100 each, Mtinro Handicap of £40, nnd Final Handicap of £35.
The Late Strike. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
The B-ate Strike. Tite railway strike in Victoria now happily ended, promised, ah the begin ning, to prove most disastrous to that State — not only indeed to the people of Victoria, bat to the whole com mercial interests of the whole of the States. The strike occurred at a very bad time — that is, at a time when there is a general depression — a very great hardship must have been the re sult had the trouble continued any I lengt h of time. There must, of course, be a conflict of opinion as to the question whether the strike was justi fied — but it will doubtless be more or less generally conceded that 'the people's employees are placcd in a different position to the employees of private individuals, and that the officers of the Public Service should not be in a position to be able to de-. miind that the service should be run as they consider it ought, uuder threat of disorganisation. Servants of the people have not the same need for unions as workers outside the Service heve, as the...
Q.T.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Q.T.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Tlio following weights have been de clarod for the Brisbane Cup and. More ton Handicap to be run in connection willi tho above club's meoting on May 2oth and 30th : - Brisbano Cup of 400 sovs., 2 miles.— Purser 9-13, Ooiitost 9-4, Ardon 8-13, ^ Brise-des-Nuits 8-10, Royal King .8-9, Bar Ono 8-5, Bridogroom.8-4, Drake 8-4, Balfour 8-2, 1.C. 8-2, J.R. 8-2, Heronry 8s t. Master Bernie 7-12, Iveeble 7-8, Flame 7-8, Ivan 7-7, Rosebud 7-3, Splonthorpo 7-2, Jessie 7-2, Amber G-13, Harrow G-13, Abbott 6-12, Battle Dream C-10, Gozard G-7, St. Bernard 6-7. Moroton Handicap of 230 sovs , 1| mile. — Purser 9-12, Contest 0-6, Ardon 9 it, Brise-des-Nuits 8-13, Royal King 8-12, Little Tartar 811, Lord Monmouth 8-9, Bar One 8-7, Guiding Star 8-6, Melodian 8-6, Bridegroom 8-6, Drake 8-5, J.K., 8.5, Balfour 8-4, I.C , 8-4, Heronry 8-2, Master Bernie 8st, Koeble 7-10, Flamo 7-10, Ilderim 7-10, Leahdor 7-9, Ivan 7-9, Vulcauo 7-7, Jessie 7-5, Rosebud 7-5, Boadicoa 7-4, Splonthorpo...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Local and General News. Some Quick Selling. — On Saturday last tho well-known local auctioneer, Mr. Tom Carlton, brother of Messrs. A. Pi-and JR. A. Carlton, Casino, did somo record selling, doing 26 yurds of cattle, 300 in all, in 40 minutes. Ho also got through £10,300 worth of land in three quarters of an hour tho previous Tues day. — ' Dungog Chronicle ' Auctioneers' Rbpokt — Messrs. W. Selke and Co. report having completed tho following salos privately during the week: — On account of Capt. Fanning: -40 fat cows at £0 Cs ; on account of E. Henderson : 100 steers, 8 to 18 months, at 30s ; on account of R. Barling : 30 steers, mixed ages, at 52s Cd ; on account of J. Deacon : 33 steers, 12 to 24 months, at 45s ? Spkcial Weather Forecast. —We would draw the attention of our readers to &u advertisement in. this issue from tho well-known Agricultural Meteorolo gist Orouzo Prosa, wherein ho offers to supply one month's weather forecast for the sum of 5s per year in ..advance....
Sporting Intelligence. SYDNEY TATTERSALL'S RACES. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Sporting Intelligence. 1 SYDNEY TATTERSALL'S RACES, t Saturday. '- - A Hurdles. — Cambooya 1, Bizot 2, I ,#F?ying Handicap.— Sir Roger l,r Hello i 2, Sontrona 3. ? J Tattcrsall's Stakes. ~ Speculum , 1, 5 Mochlin 2, Whiting 3. . ' ' ; r ^ | Winter Stakes.— Fanfare 1; - Ivan 2,. | ^Welter HaiVJicap.-Krdclay i;VP-K-- jj 2, Ilaut Star 3., ???- .
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
« 853 20 IS A EL NErVS. German opinion regards President Roosevelt's speech conconiirg ^America's ftituro control of tli-j Pacific as an alarm ing development of Monroeism Leali Tobias, a young- w ni in, was fined £100 on Wednesday for sly gr.ig-.sjlling at h'r residence i l Victoria-sl .j Sydney. - China has decided not to p.iy tho in demnity to the I'.tWors in gold, except upon the basis of the rata of exchange m ? forje on Apr 1 1, 1901 CAVANonoifs Livuh Tonic never fails tc c ivc relief in all liver and kidney complaints. For sale at all stores.* ' In vie v ? of the widesp-cad strikes, American employers state that the only ? t'.ii'.g to stop tho madness of the unions i; a peiiod of acute industrial depression. It is rumoured that the Cly le engi neors, who recontly struck, have decided . . to resume-work at I he shipbuilding yards. .- Tltosa engaged in sending wire'oss. , messages across the Atlantic u-o cr.tton ? . ?/ wool to plug their ears against tho souniV - caused by th« ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
mHE NORTH COAST STEAM NAVI-' 1 GATION COMPANY, Limited , BXPKBJSS Passenger and Cargo Service Between tlio RICHMOND RlAIiRntid SYDNEY. rilUE fast and powerful acro.v Stoamsliips RAMORNIE, TOMKI, and ' ST. GEORGE Are now running a Tri-weekly Service, ; Sin' Sydney 'TUESDAY. THUKS I - mY and SATURDAY, and leaving CORAKI nn MONDAY, T UESDA Y, and - FRIDAY about 12 o'clock (noon). The fine steamer RAMORNIE now makiii' regular weekly trips has a refri Eeratim; chamber equal to- GO ton* capacity, 'is lighted throughout witjs ; electricity, ventilating. fans in tho Saloon, ' and all mordern improvements. ' . ? The Will mako Weekly Trips to the Richmond River, cnllin^at Newcastle con lint! North. Intending Passengers can en«age Berths oil Toniki, St.' George, or Ramornie by telephoning' to Coraki or direct t«r Lis more, where Saloon plans may l-e seen. It is specially requested that all ^ com- munications regarding Shorts or Missing Cargo be directed to the Local Manager, at Coraki, who wil...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. Following are the wholesale quotations in Suaecx-atrect. Sydney : — Wheat : South Australian, choice milling. 5s 8d f.o.b. Port Adelaide; Culiforiiiuu, in Sydney, ija Id to 5s '2d; Manitoba, on spot in Sydney, 5a 7d ; to arrive, 5a 4d ; Argen tine, in Sydney, 5a. 4(1 ; to arrive, 3s lid to 4&, c.i.f. und e Flour: Jsydney roller, £11 155 to £'12 10s per ton ; 'Manitoba, £12 5s ; Califurnian, in Sydney, Lll 10a . to £11 15a; South Australian, Lit 17a (id to £12 ill Adelaide. M'i:ze : Prime dry yellow, from northern rivers, 4a 6d ; oilier qualities, cheaper ; prime tlry white, 4s 4d to 4s 3d per bushel. IJrun, to-ls 3d per bushel. Pollard, to Is od per bushel. - ? Cluckwheat: Local, to oa per. bushel. Uarley : Prime feed, to 4s 3d per bushel'.' Oats: Tusinaniau, feed, to 2a 8d; prime, 2s 9d to 2a I0d ; New Zealand, prime, 2s lid to 3s; good, to 2a lOd ; inferior and dark, from 2s 7d ; choice seed. 3a 6d per bushel. . Oaten Hay : Local, prime racehorse, £7 ...
COMMERCIAL NEWS. LOCAL PRICES CURRENT. R. R. Express Office, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
COMMERCIAL jNEWS. 1 LOCAL l'RICKS CURRENT. . It. Il.Expret* Office, 'Monday. FoMiOWINO aro tlio quotations for fiirm and dairy produco ruling 111 Caslnuto-ilay : — WllOI.IUMLH. ftRTAIL. £ a d £, 8 o » Matzc, (tor bualiul . ..010 053 Olinff, perowt.. ..0 8 0 0 9 0 Hay, oaton, por cwt.. 0 7 0 0 8 0 Oats, purbualiul ..0 3 0 0 4 0 E^'ga, per dozm ..013 010 Butter, local factory.. 0 11 0 13 / Butter, dairy . . .. 0 0 10 0 1 0
Infernal Machine on a Ship. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 19 May 1903
Infernal Riitchiiic 'on ,.a Ship. Ik connection with, tlio - brief . cable that an infernal machine had been dis covered on a. ship, with' mechanism fixed so as to make it- go off in 36 hours, it uow trarspiresthat the letter which the New York police received, warning them that, the Matia meant murder, stated 'that the society had ordered the destruction of every steamer sailing out of New York under the British' flag. . It was also stated that the Oceanic had only been spared oat of pity for the number of women and children on board. ? A liojiix was suspected, but never theless the police made investigations, with the result already cabled. The infernal macbino — a most in genious arrangement— * was ??? found on the pier among the passengers' lug gage, with its clockwork ticking. It was promptly dropped into the sea. When examined first the' machine was found to be scorched, suggesting the idea that, it was burning when dis covered'. It is thought thiit two Italians brought the . ...