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TALES OF OUTLAWS. [COPYRIGHT.] VIVID AND REALISTIC PICTURES OF THE PAST. THE GRIM CAPE OUTLAWS. (IN SEVEN PARTS) PART VI. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 14 January 1898
TALES OF OUTLAWS. [CoPYiuoirr.l VIVID AND REALISTIC .-PICTURES t°hpk PAST. Selected from the Diary and the Correspondence of an Old Colonist. THE GRIM GAPE OUT LAWS. » ? (IJV SEVEN PARTS) — »♦ - ? PART VI. ' Never fear that. It will take me a ? few days to provision the boat, for the fools think they can cross the Straits in it to Port Phillip,' replied Edward, with a laugh. ' If they had fine weather for a week they might do that; but don't give them the chance. It must be near daylight now, so I will be going. You told them last night I would make to the Tamar to-day for orders, didn't you ?' ' Yes, that is all arranged,' said the brother, and as the two scoundrels made a movement towards the door the astounded listener quickly retreated to the little room where his comrade slept. He did not disturb him, but waited for half-an-hour until he awoke , and then he unfolded the vile plot he had so providentally overheard. ' We are to be trapped on the morn ing of the 17th. This is the ...
Poultry Notes. Profitable Poultry Breeding for the Local and English Markets. PART II. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 14 January 1898
Poultry Notes. B'rofitalilc Poultry BSrooalius for ISte ILoenl ami English Markets. ? , ? & ? From thr, AfiricuUural Gazette of N.S.W. BY OKO. BRADSHAW. BART II. The importance of the poultry in dustry as a valuable adjunct to the other branches of farming, is at the present day being emphasised through out all agricultural communities. An authority on poultry-breeding says:-—' In farming, the day of small things has assuredly come. Poultry iis a subject of the great national im portance ; and is one of the small things which might well contribute in a much greater extent than here tofore to the farmer. To small far mers and cottagers, poultry-keeping is indeed, or ought to be, much more than a small thing. When properly conducted it is a reliable and remuner ative source of income, and its re liable character is a consideration of the greatest importance, especially to the poorer class of farmers, who re quire the entire produce of their holdings for the bare necessaries of...
ELECTRIC CABS. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 14 January 1898
ELECTRIC CABS. A service of motor cabs has now been placed upon the streets of Lon don. They are . beautifully-made vehicles, driven and lit by electricity, and though, on account of the electri cal apparatus which is carried under neath the bodv of the car, they are much heavier than the ordinary growler, they run with a smoothness that will be extremely welcome to people who have been accustomed to the four wheeled cab. The new vehicles are the property of the London Electrical Cab Company, and are licensed to ply for hire as ordinary cabs and to carry two persons. They are luxuriously fitted and upholstered with bottle green cloth and leather, with yellow or cream coloured body and wheels. After an inauguration service con ducted by Mr. Preece, C.B., F.R.S., a procession of a score of the new cabs was sent forth into the West-end streets, where they -attracted respectful attention. -The weak point of the electric cab, as in all geared vehicles, is the chain. Each link is made of ...
The Test Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
The Test Match. The third test match commenced at Adelaide on Friday. The weather was beautiful aud the wicket in excellent condition. There was a largo attendance. Trott won tho toss and de cided to bat. At tho close of tho day's play two wicketo woro down for 310. Saturday's play terminated with :- wickote down for 552. The match was rosumed yesterday, Howell and Trumblo occupying tho creases. The former hit up 17 runs in a few miuutos, when ho was clean bowled, the score reaching 573, Australia— First innings. McLeod, b Briggs ? 31 Darling, Storor, b Eichardson ? 178 Gregory, c Storer, b Hirst ? 52 Hill, e Storer b Bichardson ? 81 Trott, b Hirst ? 8 Noble, b Eichardson ? ......-. 40 Iredalo, b Bichardson ? 84 Kelly, b Stoddart ? 22 Jones, runout ? S Hovell; b Hearne ? .'.,-, 17 JL'rumbie, aoib out ? ....,,,, 31/ Total, with sundries 573 England — First innings. Ranjitsb.inb.3i, c JJobie, b TiTii^ble. , , . 6 Mason, b Jones ? 11 M'Laren, b Howell ? 14 Storer, b Howell ? 4 Druco, c...
Cablegrams. LONDON, SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Oablegrams. LONDON, Sunday. Further particulars of tho native rising in the Mekram district of Belochistan state that the rising is extensive Tho British camp was lGOted of 13.000 rupees and many rifles, but it is believed tho British, officers escaped. A bill has been introduced into tho French Chamber o£ Deputies to transfer the penal establishment from Now Caledonia to Desolation Island in tho Antarctic ocean, jon the ground that New Caledonia is commercially valuable, a id tho work of the convicts unprofitable. The Sultans of Sokoto and Gaudu express their intention of adhering to tho British, having refused overtures by the French West African authorities. Tho engineers on strike in London have with drawn tne demand for eight hours as a standard day's labor, but the employers require acceptance of their managomout proposals.
Telegrams. SYDNEY, SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Telegrams. SYDNEY, Saturday. Mr. Oarruthors is taking action to give full ofl'oct to tho provisions of the Church and School Lands Act. A telegram from Bundaberg states that tho river is ten foot abovo tho wharvos, and still rising. The would bo muidoror, Bachoo, a Malay, 1itV»(-» oV»r»f. flivon niiraAtia ^ i. ~ — _. .1 .linn nr\ Thursday Island, has not yet been arrested. It is reported that ho escapod to Hour Island and, was seen by a woman whom he threatened to stab, The victims are progressing favour ably. _ Addrossing a meeting of protectionists yoster night, Mr. Oopeland, M.P., said if privato em omployers treated their servants liko tho Govorn mont did civil servants, they would bo dubbed as rogues and swindlers. Mr Copoland spoke iu his shirt sloovos owing to tho heat. I ho rrflVornmOTl t llmrn o-rnnfnrl n rmmKnn ^f applications for improvement leases in tho West Bogan Scrub area. Tho Minister has withdrawn 722 837 acros of land from pastoral occupation and renderod it avail...
Treatment of Rancid Butter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Treatment of Rancid Butter. Whex butter turps rancid (says Le Bulletin), it may be made good again in the following way : — Put tho rancid butter into water con taining from 20 to 30 drops of chloride of lime to about 2lb. of butter : tho butter should be kneaded in the water, and then left for some timo, until the butter has lost its rancid taste. Anotnor way is to knead tho butter in water containing a small puantity of bicarbonate of soda ; soon the rancid taste will go ofll, aud tho butter should be washed in plenty of water and again salted to prevent it turning again. A supposed mad dog created great commotion in Goorgo-street, Sydney, on Friday night. A constable caught it and it was killed. Tho medical authorities consider that the dog was not suffering from hydrophobia, but was demented by the heat. We have received from the publishers a copy of Hazell's Annual for 189S, which is ono of the best works of reference extant. We havo received a copy of Allan's Melbourne Musical...
G.P.S. Returns. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
O.P.S. Returns. The following return of business transacted in tho Maclean Clerk of Petty Sessions Office, for tho year ended 31st Docomber last, has been supplied to us by Mr. Green : — Potty Sessions Court transactions — Number of cases of arrest 44, summons cases 72, cases under Licensing Acts 1, municipal appeals dealt with 25, applications for auctioneers', pawn brokers', hawkers', coach, and other licenses 85. Licensing Court — Applications made 35. Number of bankruptcy cases— 2. District Court Business — Number of plaints 28, executions issued 4, gomishee applications 5, ca sa applications 5, application for new trial 1. Small Debts Court — Plaints entered 65, exe cutions issuod 2, garnishee applications 4, inter pleader caso 1, bills of sale registered 7, appliea cion for oral examination of judgment debtor 1. Miscellaneous — Tobacco licenses issued 29, timber licenses 4S1, road contract tenders 424, Treasury and other bonds exocuted 4, receipts for public moneys disbursod 4...
Lower Clarence Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Lower Clarence Topics. THE Examiner of last Saturday undor the heading of 'Lower Clarence Topics' has some thing to say concorning tho proposed dock at Greon Point and other matters. Tho Examiner is advorsc to tho construction of tho dock, and makes the following extraordinary statomont — 'In this matter Mr, McJb'arlane occupies tho unonviable position whoro ho has to serve ovorybody ; and, whilo half tho electors aro anxious to see the dock pro ceeded with immediatoly, the other half do not wish the work to bo undortakon.' '\Yo do not profess to know what tho Examiner means by its reference to Mr. MclTarlaue. The pro posed work, wo bolievo, originated with tho De partmont and not with tho Member or tho public ; and tho proposed dock is to bo wel comed as a doparturo from tho system of cen tralization which tho Examiner pretends to oppose. Tho assertion, that half the electors do not wish to see tho work undortakon is abso lutely without foundation. 'Wo have not been able to discove...
Sparks From the Anvil. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Sparks From the Anvil. PBy VuloanI The Dairies Supervision Act is very strict in Borne of its provisions, especially with regard to concreting tho floors of tho bails. Commenting' on this, I heard au Italian from Tippemry say the other day that ''it was a groat nuisiuioe to have to consucmate tho bails.' The Premier li.'is announced that the Muoqunrie stroefc gasometer will bo dissolved iu .Tune noxt, and tho free and independent will then havo uu opportun ity of selecting' another butch of representatives or retaining1 tho present drawers of tho £300 and ' 'porks' Most of tho members of tho 'alleged' Labor party will in all probability lio relegated to that, obscurity from whence the foolishness of tlie workers dragged them. Tho rrcitsoxNEr, of the presont Houso is vory 'piebald,' imil has now become famous for its uso lessness since election. Of course tho Sydney Free trade dailies, backed up by a few provincial shoots, maintain that tho Freotrado party will return to tho Houso wi...
Maclean Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Maclean Municipal Council. The question of finance is of tho utmost im portance to all Municipal Councils, and tho cause of great perplexity to somo. The financial position of Maclean, while not such as to call for alarm, is still not quite a satisfactory one. A considerable amount of caution appears to bo necessary to keep tbo overdraft within tho limit of the £'100 allowed by tho bank, and tbo pay ments authorised at last meeting cannot bo mado without exceeding that amount, While the expenditure for ordinary work always keeps the overdraft in the neighbourhood of £400, it will be impossible to undertake new work of any magnitude, such, as the improvement of tho should be an opportune time to direct tho atten tion of tho ratepayers to the financial state of the Municipality, and to suggest a now dopar turo in regard thereto. In most municipalities money has been raised by tho issue of deben tures at alow rate of iutoreat. Wo do not think it advisablo that Maclean should add to its...
Local Notes and News. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
. Local Notes and News. A M'B'W definition— 'Ohineso grab.' A bending rood — Tho Prcmibr. A critical lino— Tho londor of tho Opposition, A Jack Tar on horseback provided amuao mont for tho Macloau domocracy last Sunday. Australia's fighting powor Tanglefoot and road motal. Tho libol trial at Armidalo will prove a splon did political advorasuinoiit for Norton. Before going olsowhovo htivo a look at tho Mftivel stores for millinory. — Adv. Tho schedule of tho L.CA. Society's Show ?will appear in our next Friday's issue. Freeh stock of perfumes just arrivod, from 6d ?upwards at McKinnon's L. 0. Pharmacy. — Adv. The Tonterfield Star says tko Madoan(?) Eivor ia going ahoad. It is proposod to establish a public school at 'Womba, in liou oE tho existing halt-iimo school. At tho N.S.W- Treasury tho loan is regarded as tho bost 3 per cent, loan yot floatod on behalf of tho colony. Miss Eobocca Irving was drowned at Wagga Wagga on on tho 1 L instant, through gotting beyond hor depth whilo bat...
Overland Trade. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Overland Trade. The trado from South Grafton to Glen Innos und other Now England towns lust year amo.unted to 2241 tons. The downward trade comprised 31-15 bales wool, 585 hidos, 18(3 bun dles skins, 17 bags hair, 12 casks tallow, 21 bags horns, 30 bales leather, 100 bags tin oro, 186 bags potatoes, 606 bags chaff, 100 bags oats, 220 tons flour ; and 129 bags potatoes from Guy Fawkes. Mr. Reid says ho would ' sooner havo tho opposition of Mr. Slattoiy in King Division than of any other candidate.' Maitland Hospital committee havo iuvosted £10,000 with the Commercial Bank and the Bank of Now South Wales. The money hud been in the Savings Bank, but recently the trustees have refused to pay interest except on #200.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
iho farmers of the Berrigan district, no., beinj? satisfied with tho prico of wheat offered by millers, hold a meeting aud decided to erect a grain shod in the vicinity of tho railway station, it is proposed to form a company and issue shares at £5Q a-piece. Mr. E. Crook, a land owner, who occupied tho chair, said the estab lishment of a grain shod was the only trump card the farmers had to play, as tho buvers did not seom inolined to ofior fair prices. Mr. JE. J. Gorman, J.P., said tho millers looked upon tho farmers as fair game to play with. A writer styled ? AVerrimee1 thus writes to to the Bulletin -. 'Tho gins on tho Richmond will never mention tho name of a dead black follow. I saw a woman coaxing one for an hour to toll tho name of hor dopartod husband. But the poor old lips woro sealed. His name, accor ding to tho rites of tho tribe, must never more bo spokon. Is tliis custom general 0' what ia tho reason ! Perhaps some of tho hands can supply ' WerrimoQf' with the desired ...
Lawrence Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Lawrence Jockey Olufc-. The annual meeting of this club will take piano ou tho 20th instant (Anniversary JJn.v), and .incJyiiiy l-y tho interest taken locally and in other places, proniintn to bo a greater success) than the previous mooting. Ah the gathering will be the only one of it.i kind on tho river ou that day, tin; committee expect a large attendance of racing enthusiasts and others. The weights, a.s follows, declared last week appear to havo given general satisfaction : — ? Opening Handicap, (i furlongs : /ara 10-;-, Murgun 7-9, Pirate 7-0 Blarncystono 7-0. Club Handicap, 1 mile : Zara 10-U, Murgnn 7-3, Pirnto 7-0, Blarneystouc 0-7. Electorate Handicap : Pholp's Orizaba 9-7, McMauon's Zilln 0-0, Vesper's Oakdalo 8-12, Whnlan's Edele 7-10, Law's Miss Lawrence 7-10, O'Connor's Amber 7-11, Merry's. No.xul 0-7.
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Commercial. Messrs. Maurice, Beatson and Johnson ,'re port having sold, in conjunction with Mr .*W. Small, jun., a paddoik containing 102 acres, fronting Glenugie Creek, to Mr. Mawhinuev for £150, Mr. J, H. M.unro, in conjunction with Mr. Doberer, on account of the Grafton Building Society, sold the cottage and property known aa Parson's at Lawronco, to Mr. Angus Munro for £125. Maclean current prices: Dairy butter od. factory 8d per lb ; eggs Gd per dozen ; fowls Is Gd to 2s ; ducks 2a to 2s Gd per pair. Our Sydnoy correspondent wired last night:— Bacon— Gd to 7id por lb. trench Beans— 3s to 4s per bushel ; broad, Is. Bananas— Is to 3s por bunch. Beeswax — Is per lb. Bran— 8d por bushel. Butter— Oreamory Sd, factory Gd to Ui, dairr odto Gd per lb. ', Cabbages — Is to 3s Gd per dozen, Cucumbers— Gd to Is per dozen. Eggs— Gd to 7-.'d per dozen. Flour— £11 to £13 10s por ton. Honey— 2d to 2-Ad per lb. Lemons — os to 7s per case. Lucerne Hay— £2 to £2 5s per ton. MAIZE— 3s 4d to 3s Gd ...
Railway Matters. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Railway Matters. Thus the Glen limes Gitaedian : — ' Mr. Wright is running that Grafton railway for nil it :s worth, and your contemporary and some other shortsighted folks down Grafton way are patting him ou tho fihoulderbladc and paying, ' well done Frankio old boy.' The elections aro near at hand, and I can not blamo our nominal representative for throwing brickdust, but hia own good common sense might allow him to relegate the (jrutton-ULen JLmie.s rail way to tho dim musty past. Tbo bubble burst long ago, nnd no sane Government can. alford to spend half a million on a fad, We want coastal communi cation and in time will get it lint not from Glen Innea direct.' JLJy the bye, speaking of railway matters, what has become of the local Eailway League which was started with such a flourish of triumpts some 12 months ago ':
Departures. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Departures. City oi' Guaitos', (s), 825 tons, Captain D. Anthon, for Sydney, January 15. — Meadameo Hills, Morton, Xing, Pateson ; Misses Carlton, J. Smith, Campboll, Haynes (2), Morton (2), McDonald, McPhoo, AVhite, Anthon, Hum phries, Jones ; Messrs. Patos.on, Thomas, James, C. Peoples, Atkin, Bort Small, MoPheo, E. Noil, J. McKinnon, C. Pullon, Morton ; Masters Houson, Moustaki, McFarlane, and 5 in tho socoud cabiu. Loft Maclean at 10.15 and orossed out tho samo aftoruoon. Miscellaneous. Tnii exports by tho Kallatina on Wednesday woro : 1 5 bags inaizo, 3 bags wool, 3 bags skins, 77 bales wool, 118 cases eggs, 7 cases honey, 20 cases fish, 20 coops poultry, 5. hides, G3G boxes butter, 5 crates bacon, 23 piga, and sundries. The exports by tho City of Grafton on Satur day from Maclean wore : u' pigs, 2 horses, 16 cases eggs, 4 coops poultry, (i cases fiah, 20 hides, 1 can cream, 2 boxes butter, 24 bags po tatoes. Tho tondor of tho N.C.S.N. Co. for tho con veyance of coal from Sydne...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
CARPETS, BEDSTEADS AND BEDDING. A. HALL & COMPANY. HALL'S FURNISH more HOUSES in one week thau any other furniture dealers do in one month — a very safe guarantee of the excellent finish of HALL'S Gooda, and their LOW PRICES. HALL'S DRAWING-KOOM SUITE, Tastefully HALL'a POLISHED WALNUT COLOUR BED upholstered in rich Silk Tapestry, and IMubVi ROOM SUITE, Watdrobo, with Bovel Glass Bordors, Sottee, Pair Arms Chnirs, and 4 Door, Pair DuehesB Toilet Tables. Bevel Carved Small Chaira, 5 GUINEAS. Glass, 2 Cane Chairs and Towol Rail. 9 -HALL'S SOLID DINING-ROOM SUITE, covered HALL'S^BRASS-MOUNTED HALF-TESTER in good serviceable Maroon Skina. Largo BEDSTEAD, Full tize, Doable Wire Mat Couch, Pair Easy Chairs, and 6 Padded-back treBa, good Top Mattreaa, with Bolator and 2 Small Chaira, 9 GUINEAS. Pillows, £3 15a. HALL'S HAVE ON VIEW 60 BEDROOM SUITES, from 6 guinoas to 50 gulneaB. HALL'S HAVE ON NIEW 50 DRAWING-ROOM SUITES, from 4 Ruinoaa to 25 guineas. HALL'S HAVE ON VIEW 30 DINING ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 January 1898
Shipping Notice. \TOBTH COAST STEAM NAVIGATION JN COMPANY (LIMITED.) s.s. cm1 ojFgrafson, CArrAiN D. Anthon, LEAVES SYDNEY FOR GRAF. ^L** TON every TUESDAY NIGHT at 9 glSSO^. o'clock; and LEAVES GRAFTON 4£Jiga|gg»F0R SYDNEY every SATURDAY MORNING at 6 o'clock. ?S.S. KALLAT1NA, Captain John Maoee, LEAVES SYDNEY FOR GRAFTON every SAT URDAY NIGHT at 9 o'olook ; and LEAVES URAFTON FOR SYDNEY every WEDNESDAY MORNING, at 6 o'clock. SAMUEL SEE, Local Manager. Auctioneers and Commission Agents. McLACHLAN and COMPANY, River-street, MACLEAN, ] AUCTIONEERS- aud VALUATORS, HOUSE and LAND AGENTS, ESTATES MANAGED and RENTS Collected, ^ VALUATIONS made for PROBATE. AGENTS for tho leading LIFE and FIRE In nurnooo Compaoiea. 1 LAND AGENCY business recoivo8 due attention. J JOHN SEE AND C0.s Gommissiaa Aft'eats and Produce j Merchants, j 47 SUSSEX-STREET, SYDNEY. ] [ESTABLISHED 1864], WE solicit Consignments o£ every utfSCHptlon of FARM PRODUCE, LIVE STOCK, TIMBER, &o. Oar many yeara experien...