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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

H. 0. Brown's Testimonial Fund, i list of Subscribers to tie abowi. PORT MACQOARIB.—W. J. Mnedoottell 28s M, Jas. Mcluherny 21a, Kdward Mcltiherny 2t«, Henry Belts 21b, Jas. Butler 21b. A. T. F. Best 21s, J. W. Cockhaine^ls, li. 8fc. A King*. , ford 21b, J. V. Butler 21s, JT. L. Ruthvcn 20a,. J. Hibbard, senr., 20j, XT. A. H. 8la-ie:2Os, \V A. Vontor 20i, F. B. Hales 20s, O. Bransdon SOs, J. Hayward 20s, J. E. Plynn 20s, J. McDonnough 10s 6d, Dr. Goode 10s lid. Dr. Bottrell 10s 6d, A. Jennings 10a 6d. N. Davis 10s 6d. J. Gaul 10s, J.' Bibbard, junr., 10s. J. Walker 10s, B. T. Mulligan 10s, P. McGaun 10s, A. E. Pountney 10s, J. Bourne 10s, W. Lloyd 10s, R CarauagU 10a, G. Litcbfield 10b, Tlios. Parker 10*. P. Bainos 10s. T. Platt 10s, W. A. Spence 10s, R. Davidson 5s, S. Pountney fis, 11. Wricley 5s, J. Blair 5s, N. Ncttcrtield 5s, R. Taplin 5s, S. Condon 5s, G. IJefraiue 6s, A. Melville fis, J. Leveson 6s, J. T. Platt 5s, J. Webber 5s, F. Marcliment Ss, S. Latham 5s, F. Martin 5s, E...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT MACQUARIE ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

J POUT MACQUARIE. j?«ly 15.— Julia, from Sydney. # ?, ' July I'i.—JuHua Vogel, from Sydney. July 17.— s.8. Wellington, 150 tons, Captain E, Taplin, from Sydney, l'assengeis— Mrs. Brooks ami 2 cliiUli'cu; Messrs. Brooks aud Lnscoiuue; 31 r. 1). l'eturs, engineer for the p.e. Avon ; and I : 4ii the steetajjfr; alao 4 for tlio Namliuccu aud H fur '. the Bellinger1. Cargo— M tuns of general luereuau $' 'ditib for 1'urt Muci|imrie, Xaiuliucua, and Bellinger. July 23.— p.«. Avon, 123 tons, Captain Nicholson, »niui tiiu x\uniuucca. DEPAUTOKE.S. -,., July 14.— 8.s. Wellington, 150 tons, Captain E. Taplin, for Sydney. l'assengeis — Mrs. Janes; llessra. D. Bradley, Wilwm, \V. Day, and 1 iu the %teerage. Cargo— 815 bags maize, 78 hides, 48 pigs. 4 uoops^rouliry, S casesegga, 12 bat's bones, and sundries. July 14.— ji.s. Avon, 125 tons, Captain Nichol son, for the Bellinger aud Nniubiiecu. July 15. — Jl»y Ji-Miniiigs, for Sydney. July 15. — Annie C. Lyuii, fur Sydney. July ii.—C Walker, for Syd...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

i STAR HOTEL. HORTON-STllEET, ?m Port Macquarie. ?^k^ J. M'DONNOUCH, # PROPRIETOR. THE above Hostelry is replete with every modern convenience. The Bedrooms are spacious, lofty, and well . ? ventilated. / PLUNGE and SHOWER BATHS. 0 -? COMMODIOUS SAMPLE R0OMS. KF COMFORTABLE COMMERCIAL ROOM -^ THE WINES, SPIRITS, BEERS, -tc, Aim Only of the Choicest Brands. The Cuisine is Unequalled out of the Metropolis. FIRST-CLASS STABLING, ATTENDED TO BY A CAREFUL AND COM PETENT GROOM. (Limited.) CAPITAL £100,000. Registered uuder the Companies Act, 37 Vic. No. 19. PRODUCE & STOCK SALESMEN, AN'D AUCTIONEERS, 158 Sussex-street, Sydney. JOHN TATE f M***™™ Doctors. Consignments of GRAIN, FARM PRO DUCE, and LIVE STOCK received, and TOP VALUES GUARANTEED, combined with speedy returns. Auction Sales conducted twice each week at their rooms, Sussex-street ; every day (ex ct-u£ Saturday, at Darliug Harl.our ; Tuesdays and Fridays at Corporation Yards ; Wednes days and Thursdays at Homebush ; and ...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Port Macquarie Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

Port Macnunritt Hfsirkets. Messrs. \F. A. Forster & Co. quote — Maize, 2a 3d to 3s ; outs, seed 3a to 3s (id, feed 2a to 2s fid ; barley, seed Is to 4s Cd ; wheat, seed 4s to 6s -4-i( ; potatoes, 3s 93 to 5s Oil ; onions, 7s Cd to Ids : tallow, 17s to 18s; oaten hay, 4s Oil to 5s Bd j fowls, 2s 9d to 3s (id ; ducks, 4s to C3 Gd ; geese, 5s to 7s 6d ; turkeys, cocks 7s tu 12s Cd, hens 5a to 6a (id ; hides, 2d tu 3d ; cheese, 2d to 4.1 ; bacon. Oil to 7d ; eggs lOd to Is ; sheepskins, 2.1 to 5id ; beeswax, 3Jd to Is 3d ; wattla baik, 50s to (JOs, chopped 80s to 150s ; br**, Is Id to Is 4.1 ; pollard. Is 2d to Is 4d ; cliatf 4s Gil to js. oaten 6s to Us 0.1 ; hair, Cd to Is 2d ; horns, 5s to 37s ; fat sheep, Ss to 12s fid, stores oa 9.1 to -« ; nigs, 2^d to 8Jd ; enquiries for store cattle »nd good milch uows.

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Sydney Markets. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

XOailtlERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. .Sydney Markets. .[BvEltotrio Tkluuuai'ii.] Friday. 'Mr. W. C Eobinson quotes— Maize, 2s 9.1 ; pigs, 4d ; bacon, 5d ; good cedar wanted. Messrs. Harrison. Jones t Devlin quote— Maize, ?2s 9d to 2s lOd ; hides, 3d to S|i ; tallow, £17 to £18. Mr. Jolm Bridge quotes — Hide market, very dull, values a shade easier, supplies larger than usual, I offered 2280, prime extra lienvius realized 3Jd to .3gd, licaviesSd to 3Jd, green heavies -J|d to 2Id, ?medium 2}d to Hid, lights 3d to 3j)d, extra lights :3j-l, tallow, unaltered, prime £1S, good £17 to £17 15s,' medium to £10 las, best mixed to £18 5s 4 maize, firm, prime 2s 9d ; pigs, gaud demand, porkers averaging 4d, large sizes 3d; calved, fair demand, from 7s to G2s.

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Interesting to Everybody. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

Interesting to Everybody. ;' 300,000 women iu England now* ride' tricycles. ' ; About 4,000,000 copies of the Bible are sold every year. Fifty years ago the. aale! was 600,000. ! The most widely-attended exhibition' there has ever been was the Paris one of. ?? 1377 '; it was visited by over 16,000,000 people. - - Scientists have determined,, after - careful experiments, mac a man can -oaruiy taste 3-lOOOths of a grain of sugar, 1-lOOOth of a grain of salt, and 5-l,000,000,OOOths of a groin of strychnine. A woman's invention is a baby waggon for the house, thoroughly padded, in which the baby cannot lie hurt, even if it tips over. The waggon can be turned into a cradle and made into a swing. * A Swiss watch manufacturer has just invented a watch for the blind, on the dial of which tils hours are indicated by 12 project ing pegs, one of which sinks every hour. What is meant- by an inoh of rainfall is that 14,500,000 gallons of water have fallen upon a square mile of ground. Japanese p...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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For Ever True. CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

For Ever True. ClIAPTEit V. Of course Nancy was not blind to tlin fact that her uncln's position had materially n.Uli'd to the di!H -ulties u'hicli her mother had liafl to coiitmid against when she wrote Ji-r story to her husband's family. Scholar, studrnt, philosoph sr, gontlo.nan as he was, H.'iiry Cliiipliu still ranked ai a petty trades inuii ; hi1 lmil gradually sank from his proper ^. i i .i .. ? j ,.„ _ ___i. ? j ? .. e ? i_. .. _* _ place, ura^*g(!u uy a ra^n uuu uiiLurcuuatu innrriago into the vary gutter of life. It was Imrdiy likely that Sir Jjlut JlttssitHr, proud, liauglity, aristo:ratic to th« baokbom1, would Iib mire easily apjn»as«d who'i his diiughter in-law wrote imploring aid from such a place ; it was nothing to him how, by a series of misfortunes, Hmiry Chaplin had sunk to this li-vel ; it was nothing to him that poor N«llie Mi:ssiter had nowliRrc else tn rest her broken JiMiirt ; it was enough that shi; was residing at a sin-ill gricer's ship, in a fourth-rat« ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

v.-.- „??:'?'? 7f':: -^7:*;iK-''i?; ' :'*.'-?'-'-?'?- ?'? ?''*. ..';? V-%fe'i*'' ?'.' '^ :'i.;i1 . ' '-'t.' 'i'-l'i '?/???' ' ?'??'-; ;;.-^;.*:,r' ;'-. ;; ? . '. , ...-.??.. . ^fc, ??' i * ? ,r^ '?'??''? '►'' ??'--:v -?^K'fvi':- ?^';Vf.'i;:'-''i-? 'Jf ''-*'??-:? .??;**'. #\-?h ' '--^ ' ?',-, ',-:?»?'-?-' ~:- ' - '' - „'* ^ i -*. ~: ' r- , i .-.-''?''' ' : ' ' ? S'SRi ^ W '-'^ - 3STE3^T C3-OO3DS- 3STE'W GOODS. ? ' ? ? -.?.???-....??-? , . - ? ? ? . , ^. IN tendering Ms thanks to the public of Port Mao^uarie and the Hastings District loa? their Libezel -Support in the past, has much pleasure in inviting the attention of everyone to ;the price-list of &oods new on sale at the West Port Macquarie Store. ' ; ? . ; No low prices are quoted, with the view of misleading6 the public — everything* advertised is of reliable and sterling quality. He is now opening a large assortment of Winter Goods, consisting of Merinos, Cashmeres, Nun's Veiling, Lustres, Flannels (in pink, white, maro...

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Ennis. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

Ennis. (FltOM OUn COBBESPOSDENT.) Entertainment. — The magiclanteni entertain ment mentioned in my correspondence of last week ;came off last night, and was undoubtedly a very ntoresting performance. It was managed by Mr. Joseph White and Mr. J. Secoinbe, junr., nnd tbe hall was what the promoters of the cause deserved, viz., well filled. The views were scriptural, astro nomical, and humorous, and, judging from tho applause, the last though ccrtahly the least edify ing, seemed the most appreciable to many present. Astronomy being a deep study, there are not many in the country, at any rate, who devote the timo desirable to itj«Mi&equentry the most attractive views to somaflBthc hall were by others (who care not for searcl^^fthe heavens) considered very dry and uuintercsHg. The receipts from tickets amounted to £3, 30s. of which, I understand, is to go towards defraying the cost of the lantern purchased by the Good Templars, and 30s. for tho fund 3 of the Macleay hospital. Ib...

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The Mem'ry c' Oor Sires. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

.OTib .SIsm'rj- c' ©or Sires. I li»e face iWr anld S'.otia ! 1 lo'etlij'li 8 IktI.'JI's Tliy moiiIi, an' luclii, ui' ro:irlu' linus, Thy sweetly trickling rilh, An' deartae me an hill an' stream, An' S Ifcy sennic liraws,^R* * Is t'-e yiS^'ry o' o ir nobrffilrbs Wbo Weil lor Freedom's caime. How sweet tue muse vpnn tlie hills, Far free »' reek au' beilds, Iu fancy licartlie Blognn cry Ou the auld battlcfieldx, An' feel within the boxntu burn T'.ic spiiit o' each sire Wlin freedom wrote upon tlie heath, Tlifo' ste'il, an1 bload, au' fii-e. The glamour o' their glory lives In ilka bush an' brae, KVu with tin1 musiu o' their fame The win' attunes its lay ; A'»' there's line lnuirlan' i' the north VSut is a patriot Ki-.ive, Kacli hill's a deathless monument Tae Scotland's free aud brave. The very heather o:i the kuowes Brings thnclits o' them tae uiin', For siccau liac. they blythely trod j ; Iu days o1 oudl lang syne. Vea, dear tae me auld Scotia, As a' thy sceuic braws In t!ie lncm'ry...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

HORTON-STREET, POET ZMZ^OQTT-^IRIIEL ? ? :o: ? JOHN HAYWARD Begs to tender his sincere thanks to his numerous friends and customers for their liberal support for the last six years, and hopes to receive their continued patronage. J. H. has enlarged his premises and increased his stock, which is entirely to the advantage of his customers. As will be seen by the list below, he has also thought it wise to quote a few of his Cash Pricks, at the same time he does not bind himself to a cash trade. - GROCERIES : Sugar, best white, 701b bag for 176 6d Sugar, bright yellow, per 701b bag for 14s Sugar, ration, 701b bag for 12s Cd Tea, per box 9s Cd, quarter-chest 13s, half-chest from £2 10s Coffee, Is 4d per lb, or 61b for 7s Gd Jam, Cd per tin, or 5s 3d per dozen Tinned Fruits, 15s per dozen Bottled Fruits, 15s per dozen Sperm Candles, 5 medal 8d per lb, or 15s per box Salmon, 10s per dozen Sardines, 5s 6d and 10s per dozen Currants, 7d per lb, or 12II.S for Gs Cd llaisins, 8d pur lb, or 12l...

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Police Court. TUESDAY, JULY 17. Before Messrs. F. B. Hales, Jas. Meluherny, and H. J. Perrett, J.'sP. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

Police Court. Tuesday, Jdlv 17. Before Messrs. P. B. Hales, Jas. Melnherny, and H.J. Perrett. J.'aP. Albert James Atkins, on remand, was charged with breaking and entering the sbcip of Ole Henry Olaen, and stealing thorefrom jewellery to the value of £50. Senior-constable Netterfield, sworn, stated — On the evening of 25th June lust, about 7 p.m., I received iuforniutiou from Mr. OUeu that his shop had been broken into, aud that I gent's nold watch , 1 iiiujr a Kulu wuiuu, i nviy n Oliver wuu;ii, i genii a plated wutuli. 1 gent's gold albert, 1 lady's silver albert, ami 12 gold rings had been stolen ; I went and examined the premise!, and outside of a window which was pointed, out to me as the way in which the entrance had been effected into the shop, I noticed footprints of bare feet; I also observed some marks on the window-sill, and a little soil which had recently been put there ; one of the top panes of the wiudow was broken. On the 7th July I met the accused on the Government ...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

Laoal and (taier&l News. School op Arts. — A. meeting of the com mittee of the Port Macquarie School of Arts was held on Friday, the 13th inst., to con sider an offer made by a local syndicate for tho use of the hall for skating purposes. There- was a fair attenrlartoepf members, the Rev. E. Davidson, one of the vice-presidents, occuDvini! the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting having beau read and con firmed, the secretary, Mr. W. Hattersley, 1 read a lotter signed by several gentlemen — members of the School of Arts— applying for tho use of the hall on one^afternoou aud two Bvenings a week, and offering a con sideration of 15s per weok.^ Several mem bers questioned the wisdom of letting the hall for the use of skating, as it was thought that the floor would be injured, and members would be deprived of the privileges of the institution. ' It was stated that no damage would be done.to the building, as the skates to lie used were provided with wooden rollers. The ques...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Wauchope. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

Wauchope, (FROM OUK COKRESPOXDEIfT.) Tm: weather continues nice and dry, which greatly facilities the ploughing operations, which are lietnjj carried ou with great vigour in order to secure early crops. We are having heavy frosts at night, and dining the past few days uaaty drying westerly winds have prevailed. The contractor for the repair uf the approach to the Government wh»rf is pushing along with his work in older to net it completed while the fine weather lasts. I heard to-day that the telephone line 'md been erected for a cousideiablc distance from Bceuhwood, and tlie people of that place will no doubt very uhditly lie in eoininnnicatiou with Port Maccjuarie. Mr. Hyde haa almost completed ? hia contract of gravelling Wauchope lane. I notice by your last issue that we are to havo another public house at V.'uudiope. It is now high time that a police officer was stationed here, as one is very much needed, for from what I know some rtiagraefeul disturbances have taken place mound...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 21 July 1888

Municipal Council. TnE usual fortnightly menfing of this body I was litild at the Council Chambers on Tues- 1 day, 17th July, the following members being - 1 present— The Mayor, Aldermen Hayward, , j Hibburd, Jennings, and Gaul. 1 MINUTES. 1 TIip minutes of the previous meeting were | ri-inl. mid continued -on the motion of Alder niu.i (iaiil, .swond(;d by Alderman Hibbard. TENDEltS. In committee teiide'v for thf supply of 180 vmi-'Uh:' snivel iu Hynd man-street und ou the UU.cl.cmi.i's Point roiul were discussed, and it was finally decided to accept the tenders of T. Deuhara, at Is Gd per yard, and B. Chelwan, at Is Gd per yard, and allow them tu untuigu Miciu&mvus u^ iu wmuii ontjijiiouiu have it. Tenders for the supply of girders for the kerbing of Horton-streer- were also efflb sidcred, hut after u considerable amount pf discussion it was decided to allow thelttftter to stand over until next meeting. ^B' ACCOUNTS. j- Alderman Hibbard moved, and Aldormau Jennings seconded...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 28 July 1888

? To thB MaWtacte of Port laoQuarie-. suimbuNDist/ K districts: . .'- ;.r \ \:-^- ???;??'':. -yr,. W. A. FOH^f Elti% -JO. BKljtoifCTriiv thanks tn Hie iulinliitiiiit« of 1'urt M'nuipiimi-. uud the Kin-rounding Dist.viut f.n- .their Iilicnil wippurt diiiim: the A'\)\ tjjuc limy l.ujrg Itocil ill imtUu&i, MinJ^f-)iu(t»Jppii;iiiiittiie« at tjq^smnu ; uml lie;; tn iitfurin 'their fiieud-i nnd Mippnrtcrs that any iioo|is«ir1-/jT'i1k I'litniRted to tliPircnreVill'win'ive Uit-.ir I'KHkhxal. .wres'i'ios; \V. A. l'\ & (V). purpose holding Of oil iiwcriptioiis -?) UVK STOCK at their yards. 1'oier Mjtii}iMHii: \V«st, mi tlie last Tlnn-siloy in -?uc.li nuintli, cuiunieuuiugK);! iThursiUy, tlie .io'tli tiny rif A-piil. it 1 ! '30 ii.ni. liy this iiii-iiim owner* ?of Htuuk who inbuilt sanding their nmtsiis, oattlk: J'l«:s, &-c, for wile will huvc an opportunity nf }:ayuip the winie properly aihvrtiwil (iiy gi\ in;; us timely notice) ho that buyer* niuy lie in utteudiiiiu'....

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 28 July 1888

To Eotel-koepers, Beads of Familios, &c. THE undersigned begs respectfully to intimate to the pn'ilic generally that HE HAS COM MENCED BUSINESS as a FAMILY BUTCHKR at those premises in Horton-street (near tlie Royal Hotel) and hopes by civility uud attention, as well as keeping a good article, to merit a fair share of the public patronage. Prime joints and rump steak 4d, other portions S|d. All orders will receive prompt attention. A trial solicited. GEORGE WALLACE. yUUiiuUlb msM bill 01 MM. Port Macquarie Branch. WEDNESDAY NEXT, 1st August, having been gazetted a holiday, in accordance with the Bank Holidays Act, this branch WILL BE CLOSED. W. A. H. BLADE, Manager. To Let by Tender. 1A ACRES of light STUMPING, to J_V clear round and cut off 10 inches below the surface.. Tenders to be in by 1st August. Wm. ROWSELL, Telegraph Point. To House-painters. FTIENDERS will be received by tho under J_ signed for the whole of the PAfNT 1N6 required for the dwelling house, now near com...

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Death From Tight Lacing- [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 28 July 1888

Dsath From Tight Lawny. An Auckland contemporary has lately been writing against tight lacing, and it gives the following as a typical instance, of its results : — Two girls residing iu Auckland, of about the respective ages of 20 and 22, took to tight lacing a short time ago. They were both strong, healthy young women, and entered into a kind of sisterly rivalry as to which could produce the smaller waist. The winner has just paid for her success with her life. She died about a fortnight ago. Her sister is dying now. Some few months back tho latter consulted a well-known Albert Park doctor. She complained of giddiness, indigestion, inability to retain food on die stomach, and general debility. The doctor made her remove some portion of her clothing, end pointed to the broad red Hues left by the corset on the skin. He explained to ins patient that when the vital organs were compressed and cramped so that they liad no room to discharge their functions properly thu inevitable result m...

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Land Selections. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 28 July 1888

Land. Selections. The following alienations of land were made at the Port Macquarie lands office, ouTUirs day, the 36th inst :— Robert Woodlands, juur., 80 acres, Parish ofCogo. t * Louis L. Boshell, 69 acres 1 rood, Parish of Palmerstnn. * * Robert O. Stewart, 160 acres, Parish of Prospect. * James Lawrence, 81 acres, conditional jease, Parish of ballangarra.

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SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 28 July 1888

SYDNEY. Thursday. Lord O.irrington has received a telegram from the Secretary for State with reference to the Chinese conference, stating that instructions have, been sent to the Governors' of Hong-kong and the Straits Settle. nieuts, advisini; them to suspend Chinese iminisra tkm to the Australian colonies. The appointment of a Minister for Lands will be deferred for fully a month. * Friday. At a meeting of mark master masons warrants were read from the Prince of Wales appointing Norman Selfe Provincial Grand Blaster. - Sir John Robertson was yesterday presented by the Civil servat.ts of the colony with a marble bust of himself. In Brisbane, on Wednesday, 500 Mount Morgan shares were 6old for £7500. Yesterday Lord Carrington distributed awards to several colonists for acts of bravery. 600 passengers left for Melbourne by yesterday's express. Messrs. Tate Bras' Agency & Trading Co. quote —Maize, 2s 8d to 2s 9d, if the farmers would only hold back a little the price would at ...

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