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Disfiguring Caricatures. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Disfiguring Caricatures. The caricattiro3 which still disfigure tho front of our Gonoral Post Office aro the. subject of comment in tho Art Journal for the curront month. Under tho head 'Now South Wnlos' aro. the following observations: — 'This now-important art r.nnfrn is nvniv'isprl wiftV Hin niifwHon of tho ro'.iofs which hnvo been plaeod upon tho front of its Post Offico. Readers of this journal, will remoinber that wo folt it so incumbent to draw attention' to thoir foobloness as works of art that wo last year engraved ono of thom. Strenuous efforts have since boon mado in tho colony to do away with this oyesoro, and o motion was rocontly madi iu Parliament by Mr. Darloy ' that- it was the duty of tho Government' to ordor thoir iminodiato removal but tho matter,- aftor several close divisions, stood over for tho report of the architect to tho colony, Mr. Barnot, ?who was primarily responsible for thom. That has now boon issued, but it most carofully avoids tho roal point at iss...
A Good Fighter. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
A «oo«l Fighter.' TnEiiE died at Clapham on May 15 (says the York Observer), Colour Sergeant Charles Walker, lato of tho 55th Regiment, and a Yeoman of the Guard and an old Crimean hero, one who had seen much service in China, India, and the Crimea. Kinglake, in his 'Invasion of the Crimea,,' vol, 6, speaks of his extraordinary valour at the battle of Inkerton as follows : — ' Colonel Daubeney's Singular charge. — In the earlier moments of this auda cious attack the colour-sergeant, Charles Walker — a man of great size and great strength — had weilded tho butt end of his rifle with prodigious effect ; and now, when English and Russians became so jammed together that none could make use of their weapons, this huge colour sergeant was still fiercely. driving a rent through part of the close compressed crowd, doing this more or less by the power of his mighty shoulders and arms, but also by dint of the blows he laid on right and left with his fists and tho way he maintained with his fe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Speoial Advortisements. jy£ ED I 0 A L. F. ?». COKKOR, M. B., M. Ch., Edinburqii University, may bo consulted nt Mobbs' Hotel, Coraki, Daily ; and at MURRAY'S HOTEL, SOUTH WOODBURN', from 10 to 1 o'clock, Igg' EVERY TUESDAY. 0 0 K 0 U T F 0 R RIO LADID 8.1LE IN CORAKI, 27th NOVEMBER, 188G. Apply for full particulars to MUNRO and M'DOUGALL, Auctioneers, Casino and Lismore. Agent at Cornki — W. A. NOBLE. ' nunquam dormio.' THE gidjiunitir §.i(rcr fjicrirlir, AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS ADVERTISER. ? . .. . ProHiisnim at Coraki every Friday Mornino. FRIDAY, AUGUST 13tii, 188G.
The late Mr. E. M. Bagot. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
The late JHr. 10. HI. BE a got. The body of Mr. ,E. M. Bngot, tho well known' cattlo salesman of Adclaido, whoso mysterious disuppeavanco caused intonse anxiety, was found on Monday on tho ledge of a rock, 15 feet from the bottom of a quarry at Yatala. This in a prison quarry, not far from tho prison building. Mr. Bagot was seen on the road leading to tho Stockdalo lato on Saturday night, and also near the labour prison, about threo miles from Walker-, villo. lie was also seen earlier in the evening. An inquest was held on tho body to day by tho coroner. Dr. Poulton, who oxamined the body, found a jagged wound on the forehead pono trating the skull, which '/as broken, and tho bono was driven in nearly a quarter of nn inch. There was a small lacerated wound under tho eye, an abrasion on tho nose, and great bruising of tho right eye lid and templo. abrasions on the right hand and right kneo, and lacerated loft knoe. Tho back was not injured. The cause of death was compound depressed f...
Coraki Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Coraki Police Court. . Wednesday 11th August. Before Messrs. W. Yabsley, and J. White, J'sP. LARCENY. Charles Thomas was charged with feloniously stealing a carpet bag, contain ing a pair of trousers and other pro perty, from the Government shed, Q:raki, the propertv of. one John Sampson, on or about tne 7th or 8th of June last. After hearing the evidence of John Samp son, Constable Rogers. Frederick Morris, and John Whyte, the Bench dismissed tho case As will be seen by advertisement Mr. Hamilton Wilson, the eminent Scotch vocalist, will .give two of his popular entertainments on Friday, and Saturday next, at the School of Arts. Roll up. It is notified in tho Gazette that Friday next the 20th instant— tho second day of tho Lismoro jocko'y club races— is proclaimed a public holiday for tho Richmond district.
Huxley and the Pentateuch. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Huxley and the Pentateuch. ''My belief,- on the contrary is, and long has been, that the Pentateuchal story of creation is simply a: myth. I suppose it to be an hypothesis respecting the original of the universe which somo ancient^ thinker found himself able to reconcile with his knowledge, of the nature of things, and therefore assumed to be true. As such; I hold it not only to be interest ing, but a venerable monument of a stage in the mental progress of mankind, and I find' it difficult to suppose that anyone, who is acquainted with the cosmogonies of other nations — and especially with those of the Egyptians and Babylonians, with whom the Israel ites, were, , in such frequent communica tion— Bhould consider it to possess either more . or ' less scientific importance than may be allotted to these.' — JPopular Science, Monthly.
Insolvency Court, Lismore. MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Insolvency Court, Usmore. Monday, Attqust 9, 188C. Before J. Bray, Esq., P.M., District Cotnmis sinnpr. In the Mattkb op ,T. ,T. M'Auohey, Store - keeper, Coraki. A speoial mopting for tho examination of insolvont was hold ou tho abovo date. Mr. T. C. Lodgo mado an application for expenses in connection with tlio transfpr of managers of various brauclies of tho A. .T. S. Bank. This was olijcotcd to by Mr. Alliugliain (for tho official assignee), and tho objection was noted by tho Commissioner. William J. M'Aughoy, tho insolvont, oxamined by Mr. Allinghain, stated : I liavo beon lately onrrying on business nt Coraki as a storpkeopor ; my sohobulo was tiled on tho 13lh July last; commoncod business iu Juno, 1885; wont i.ito partnership with Cornelius Whito nnd Walter L. Murphy ; had no written deed of partnership ; wo wero to recoivo tho samo profits between us ; Murphy paid mo £40, Whito nothing ; had £350, which I put into tlio business ; Murphy afterward -- put £100 in ; got £300 *...
Surveying in the West. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Surveying in the West. A party was surveying on a farm in the far West, when an old man came hurrying out of his house and asked — i' What are you doin' here ? ' ' Surveying,' was the reply of one of tho engineers. f Survevincr for what ? ' * 'For a railroad.' f i ' Where's it going 1 ' j ' Right through your barn, I guess,' laughingly said the engineer. ' What ! ' . ' I can take it right through your barn.' 'Well, now, mister, I calculate I've got soniethin' to say 'bout that. I want you to : understand that I havo got somethin' else to do besides runnin' out to open. and shut them doors every time a train wants to run through. On another clearing an old lady hurry ing out in the most excited frame of mind. 'What are you men doing on my ground 1 ' she asked. 'Surveying for -the new line of railroad, madam,' was the reply. ' Is it coming here 1 ' ' Yes, ma'am,' ' Right here across my garden 1 ' ' Yes, ma'am. The topography of tho locality is such that we shall f-robably be obliged t...
TELEGRAPHIC. SYDNEY, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
TELEGRAPHIC. [FROM oun OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SYDNEY, Wednesday. The Governor reviews the Sydney Lancers' nnd tho Mnitland, Illawarra, and Camden light liorse to-day. In the Assembly on Tuesday the Stamp Duties Bill wns received a second time from the Legislative Council, and wns again laid aside. A new bill was subsequently introduced and read a first time ; and the reading of the land tax bill was resumed and carried by 55 to 6. Tho vino diseases bill passed the committee and the House adjourned at 12 o'clock. Tho Government has finally decided to erect rabbit-proof fencing along the railway from Narramino to Bourke, with the intention of extending it to tho Queensland border. The public meeting of citizens a resolution was carried urging the Gov ernment to hold an International Centen ary Exhibition. At a meeting of the Presbytery of Sydney the Rev D Moore of Campbell town was chosen Moderator of tho ensuing general assembly in September. The Executive Council are considering the pe...
The Late Bishop Hannington. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
The JLate Ilishop Elamilngton. Danger offered- a positive attraction to him. The post of danger exorcised a powerful fascination over him. In riding, he would select the' most break-neck places. In canoeing over tlio flooded country, he would always seek out tho most dangerous rapids, and insist upon 'shooting' tho boiling rush of tho most impracticablo ' lashers.' At Mar tinhoe, on tho coast of Cornwall, ho was not content until bo had personally proved the possibility of descending tho cliffs by every most perilous path. On his first visit to Zermatt, lie must needs climb tho Riffelhorn alono and unaided, taking off his boots to enable him to cling to tho steop rooks which so sheerly overhang tho Gorner glacier. On his first missionery journeys to Central Africa, after ono of his many severe attacks of fever, being convalescent, ho thought to tako a short stroll and collect some botanical specimens. At abont a mile from camp he saw some animal moving through the dense mimosa scrnb...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. AnntfAta. Aiipnst fi,— Cnrnki, s,, Cnptnin 8. Postans, from Sydney. . P/iSsenu'prs — 11 Sis-elrt for tho , Lismore Convetit, Miss Biirgerstaff, Miss Bil lot.) tht? V pry hev. Deau Doyle J Mpssrs. Dawsnb, Adams, Ling, Lop, ntul 10 in tho Bjtnefnjfp. Cargo, 300 tons general merchan dise! Left Sydnoy ai R.iWp.m, oil V tli Angus', ^r'*P? °' '',0 Bar nt 10.30 n.m. on the 6th, crosspd iti at 1.90 p.m.. and arrived nt Coraki el 11 p Ytti Bntup day. Exppricncod modetate Wwfcrly winds with fino weather during the naeaago. C. and R. R. S. N. Co., fcgnhls, August 7. — Tomki, b., Cnptnin Jackson, from Sydney. Passengers — Mesdames Monnghan, M|Nnmnrn. Brown, M*hpr; Jefferips ; Missps Hill, Kethel, Wintnn, Thornton, Quoin ; Messrs Sliibte, Heugh, Quain (2),Bannerman, Shegog, Seholes. Mahor (2), M'Ko zip, Carew, Franklo, Nowell. Lnnghnm, ind sovtiti in tho steerage. Cargo, 250 ftons general merchandise. Left Sydney nt 8 p.m. on August 5 h, crossed tho Richmond Bnr at 1 p.m. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Shipping Notices. rpo THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC IN I tho Richmond River District. JOHN SEE and CO.'S Line of Steamers. ot Until furthor notioo t.ho Favourite Pnssongor w Stumors HELEN NICOLL and AUSTllA LI AN 'will run as follows : — E i Tho s.s. nELEN NICOLL, Cnptnin It. A. ~ Frnser, lonvimr Sydnoy SATURDAY | NIGHTS, lit 5) o'clock. Leaving Grafton J WEDNESDAY MORNINGS, at 6 o'olook. Tho fl.R. AUSTRALIAN, Cnptnin IT. C. Chud leifrli, Ifiiving Sydnoy TUESDAY NIOTTTS, nt 0 o'olork. Leaving Grafton SATURDAY MORNINGS, at 5.30 o'olook. ? hi $5$' Thcso stcnmerH cnll roftnlnrly nt Law- bi renco, Rocky Mouth, ntid Harwnod Island, for ^ pnsHonpors by tho Casino, Woodbum, and Swan Bay Coaches. ' ? hi TARES Saloon — Ringlo ? £2 0 A p. Return ? ? 3 10 0 fitoorngo— onoh way ? 10 0 p tggy RETURN TICKETS nvnilnblo by either steamer. .TOnN SEE and COMPANY. V gOUTH ABM TRADE. ^ TnE STEAStERS Emma Pyers and Triton aro now permanently oncrngod in tho trndo n faotween CASINO and CORAKI. ^ ijj^T All Cnrgo ...
R. R. Turf Club Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
CC. R. Turf Club Itaccs. There races came off on tho local course on Friday and Saturday last 'when there were about 500 persons present. Owing to the recent rains the course was pretty heavy leaving the best of chances to good weight carriers. Nothing occurred to mar the enjoyment of tho meeting, nnd the races were run fairly on their merits and there was. --nO'- Cause for grumbling. On the -first day, Friday, five races were run with the following results : — Ma$-bn Plate, of 50 sovs., lj mile— J. C.' Ivirig's Butterfly, 1 ; Mr. H. Barnes' Melanion, 2; Mr. Davis' Fairy, 3. Six started, ..w. ,, . Cqbin*hTAn Race, 1 -mile.— O. W. Murray's Lady Godiva, 1 ; O. Bray's Rainbow, 2 ;W. O. Bundook's Nemthea, 3. nine starters. \ Casino Handicap, of 60 govs, 1 J mile. — J. O. Edwaid's Gambler, (6st 2 lbs,) 1. J. Robinson's Adam (7st 21bs) 2 ; O. Pago's Uproarious (Cat 121bs), and H. Barnes' Aga (9st 2lbs), ran dead heat lor third place. 13 started. Publican's Purse, of 20 sovs. 2 miles. — T,...
Religions Memoranda. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
.Religious Memoranda. Chuhcii op Exoland. August'IS— Woodburn, 11 n.m. (with Holy Communion), and 7-30 p.m. Broadwater, 3.30 p.m. 22— Ballina, 11 a.m. (with Holy 'Communion), and 7 p.m. Baptisms 3 p.m. 29 — Woodburn. 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. ; '.Coraki, 3.30 p.m. — Rov. F. E. Haviland. 'FrEB PltE?l)YTEm.YN CinTRCn. August 16— Cnsino,1!! . a.m. and Deep Creek,. . sp-m- ; Cornki, 7p.ra. August 16 — Broad- water, 7.30p.m. Angust;t7— ^Oakland. 7.30 p.m. — Rev. J. Marshall. Wesleyan Cjiuhch. August ' IS— Newrybar (Mr. Robert Killeri'a) 10 a.m.3 Alstonville. 3 p.m. ; Lismoro, 7.30 p.m. August 22 — Pimlieo, 11 a.m.:; Al Btonvllle, 3 p.m..; Lismoro, 7.30 p.m. — Rev. JTredk. C. Boyer. August 15— BnngawaTbyn, 11 a.m.-; Coraki , (School of; Art'), 2.30 p.m.:; 'Wyrallah, 7 p.m. August 22 — Lismoro, 11 a.m. ; Ir- ' vington, 2.30 p.m. ; Casino, 7 p.m. — Rov. Jas. H. Lovien. August 15 — DorrouglAy Grass, 2 30 p.m. ; August 22— Bexhill, 3 p.m. — Mr. Robert Arthur. August 22 — Cowlong, 11 a.m.; Goonoll...
Suspicious Death. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Suspicions Death. The inquest ori the body of Gewgiria Warburton, only daughter of the late Percival Watburton, box-keeper at the Theatre Royal, who died at the house of a notorious .woman named Taylor, under circumstances1 that leave no doubt that abortion by means of drugs had been attempted, has been adjourned to next Thursday. Taylor has been held iu twosurities, of £200 cach, to attend the inquest. . The deceased, was formerly a member of the Majerom Wilson company, and afterwards of the Hot ton- Hall combination.
Iron Logic. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Iron Logie. Peculiar pleas are put forth to justify a preference being given to colonial con tractors for ironwork required by the Goverment. One authority says 15 per cent preference would not cost the colony 15 per cent ; but only 5 per cent. He explains, as a sort of trade secret, that colonial work is looked on by outside contractors as a 'fat thing ' and that if 15 per cent, duty were put on iron im portations the outside tenders would simply reduce their rates by 10 per cent., to complete successfully against colonial firms, and thenet-increaseto the Govern ment would be only the remaining 5 per cent. Thus the colony is asked to put on an import duty of 15 per cent., in order that colonial ironworkers may get a preference of only 5 per cent. They dare not add the full 15 per cent. : to colonial contract prices, because the English, Scotch, Belgian, German, and American makers Would take 10 percent, of ' fat ' off their competing prices, and so compel the colonial maker to keep...
Seventeen Men Killed by an Elephant. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
Seventeen Men Hilled, by. an JKieplinnt. ; ; A terrible elephant story 'comes from India. It appears that on the morning of the 8 th of April last, while nn.elephant was being ridden by it-a keeper in the district of Stiltnnpore, Oude, the animal resented 'prodding' with a spear by pulling the man from his back and throwing him some' distance awayi Fortunutoly the mau fell in a hollow, and remained there undiscovered by tho elephant, who went to a neighbouring villago. There he clmsed an old man into a houso, and broko. down the walls, pulled tho old man out, and dashed him to pieces. Tho same night the elephant knocked down several houses in quest of human beingsin the villages of Sandarpur, Bargaon, and Jaisingpur. He killed six men in Bersoma, threo in Sota, four in Gangeo, and four in Mardan. He like wise killed a bullock and pony, and also completely destroyed a new. carriage. The animal used to stand at the door of a house, force his entry by demolishing the walls on either si...
Lost in the Wilds. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
; Lost In the Wilds. The Commissioner of Police, Adelaide, bra received the' following report, dated July 17, from Constable Brunagon, of .Diamentiha ' I hiive to report that a letter has been received from Mr. J. R. Plummer, of Clifton Hills station, re porting that a saddle has been found by one of the stockmen in the direction of Coorigy, and identified as belonging t^one of the. party of nine men, who passed Clifton' 'Hills station early in ?iPeoember last, and one of whom is still missing. Three of the party were found dead in that month in the neigh - .bourhood where the saddle was picked up ; three others have reached Coongy, two turned off to Herbert, and one is 'still unaccounted for. It is expected tnat his remains will be found in the vicinity where the saddle was picked up. Mr. C. Read and black boys are making a thorough search with cam els.'
An Important Decision. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 13 August 1886
An Important Decision. A question of disputed life assurance has been decided on appeal before the Full Court in Sydney. One M'Call had assured in the Mutal Life Insurance Com pany for £500, and after his death his widow obtained a verdict for the amount. The company appealed, alleging conceal ment of a material fact, an that M'Call had been refused assurance in another office, and concealed this when applying to the present company. The Full Court held that such concealment was fatal, and | that the widow could not recover. j