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The American Cattle Business. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
The American Cattle Businesss. Ik a recent issue of tho Pall Mall | Gazette there appeared an account of an interview with Mr. F. R. Linghnm, of Mon Montreal, profacod with the remark that ho is tho largest beef dealor in the world, and „i.: ? A ? ? ? _ _:„i ? iius aui|-puu on tn Vvi iii t s in u mugiu yuur &iu fowor than 50,000 hoad across tho wator. In roply to this anothor correspondent of tho same journal writes : — ' Mr. Lingham may ship moro cattlo ' across tho water ' than any othor doalor, but to say that ho is ' the largest doalor iu tho world' shows a vory .moagro idoa of the magnitude of the beef trade on this side of the water There is a man in this town whoso cattlo business the past year amounted to 420,483 head. Thoso ho bought, brought to Chicago, and slaughtered in his own establishment. This was &n average of over 1400 cattle a day. by the side of which the 50,000 a year of Mr. Lingham sink into insigcificanco. This man was, a few years ago, a retai...
Coronial Enquiry. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Coronial Enquiry. An enquiry into tho origin of a fire which took placo at tho proraisas of Georgo Jcfforios, of Coraki, on the 12th day of May liiRt, was held before Dr. Bernstein (thn Coroner for tho Lismore f ? district) at the Court IIouso, on Wednes-, day last. Tho following jury was then sworn: — W. Yabsley (foreman), P. Claffoy, G. Cooper, C. Stamford, T. Nolan, M. Doran, P. Qniiin, K. Nolan, O. Whito, E. Kennedy, T. Brandon, J. M'Kinnon. After witnessing the site of the firo the following evidence was taken : — Peter Gillespie, feVryinan at Coraki deposed that on tho morning of the 1 2th May, about 2.o'clock, be had occasion to get up ; saw smoke and afterwards saw a sort of blaze ; hoard screaming; ran over across the street and when partly over saw it was Jefferies' store on firo; Mrs. JcfEeries and tho two children were on the top of tho voraniliih ; thoy wero in their niffht-dressos : heard Mrs. Jefferies singing out for D ivo ; asked hor who Dave wus but she made no ans...
Chemistry Attacks the Weeds. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Chemistry Attacks the Weeds. In Victoria tho Government agrictural chemist (Mr. A. N. Pearson) has boen engaged for somo time in making a series of experiments with a view to determine some efficient and economical method of exterminating thistles. The root of the Californian thistle plant has been found at a depth of 12ft in the Bungaree district, oivinp-nff hnria xrhinh rrrnrxr ur» fnfhaciivfaAn Each root forms a numbor of lateral branches, and where the plant grows the ground for many foot iu depth becomes a mass of interlaced roots and runners. Mr. Pearson's experiments wore made at Leigh Creek, near the border of the Bungaree shire, on a piece of ground thickly covered with thistles. The land was divided into eighty small blocks, and ten different chomicals were used — sulphuricacid, hydro chloric acid, chloride of lime, chlorine water, common, salt, sodic hyposulphite, sodic sulphide, caustic soda, and .vinegar. The only chemical which killed everything, and stopped all growth...
Our Lismore Letter [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Our Lismore letter. July 5. — As usual in wot weathor, Lismore is in a deplorable state of mud and water. Al though tho 'Council has spent thousands of pounds on the streets they are littlo better now than thoy wore boforo tho incorporation of tho town. Thoy havo mado innumerable drains, but before the water can bo carried away by them a centrifugal would havo to ho fixed to force it up-hill. Tho principal items of debate in tnc council are gas ana water. Tho starting of your paper at Coraki has been vory effectively felt by ono of our jour nalists, who week after weok publishes long feolingly-writton articles, showing that yon now joumnlists aro very unkind to eomo hero and thus wako him up. But as the journal in question is -addicted to showing the whito feather, anil sticking to tho strongest side, it is to ho hopod that it will soon recover from its ill-treatment and rtsumo its long tales by tho 'special,' on that most interesting subject — Ltsmoro to Melbourne. The return hurli...
Casino Items [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Casino Items. f 1' ROM OUR SI'HCIAI. COltUn.Sl'ONllKNTl. Wri.l, I find that [ have put my foot into a pieco of work as important ns it is neho9»iry^ — that of posting tho roadors of tho Richmond ? Rivor IIkhald up in Casino all'airs — and it will bo my aim to do so with justicc and impar tiality to overy section of tho community. I am not intending to arcuo as to tlio nro prioty of our name— Casino, a dancing saloon — for I am not acquainted with tho onrly history of our placo, hut nt present wo are not all so infatuated as to be accounted tho occupants of a 'casino,' and despite our name we have many marks of industry and ontorpriso. Wo can boast some grand business placos— notably F. G. Crouch's Trado Palace, It. Pyors' Com mercial Stores, Simpson Brothers', and Gulloy and Lovcday's stores — all in full swing. Our hotels aro about five in numbor, tho first or leading onos, in iny mind, aro Parker's and Coughran's, both of Uarker-stroot, and from tho number of drunken blacks nnd wh...
Epistles to the Corakians.—No 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Epistles to the Corakians — No 1. Dear Brethren, — Inasmuch as Nature .has boen most bountiful to you so have ye been less diligent than became ye as citizens of a large and free country. Your Jsplendid position and magnificent fertility of soil hath tended, while moderately increasing your stores to ren der ye somewhat slothful and inert regarding your fnture prospects as com pared with those of other towns and communties in and about your district. This should not be. In the sunny south ern seas, amidst coral islands and an everlasting summer, loaves grow on trees and the iudolent natives lie basking in the shade 'till hunger rouses them or a bread-fruit falls alongside. It is a placo where nearly all the fruits of the earth grow without tillage and can be plucked at will, and sufficient for the day ' is the faith of the inhabitants, who knowing no better and having no wholesome rivalry alongside, naturally sink into careless indolence. Now O, Corakiaiis, I am not comparing you to...
Coraki School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Coraki School of Arts. Tee usual cdjmmittce meeting of this institu tion was hold at tho temporary Rending room | on Friday evoning last. Present— Mesprs. W. Yabsley, II. F. Fergu son. W. A. Noblo, W. A. Fog well, W.J. M'Anghoy, and tho Secretary. The chair was occupied by Mr. W. Yabsley (president). The minutes of tho last- special oommitteo meo'.ing wero read and oonfirmed. Mr. John M'Kiunon tendered his resignation br a member of the committee, which was accepted. On tho motion of tho Socrotary seconded by Mr. W. M'Caughey. Mr. Geo. Hughes was appointed a member of tho committee. Correspondence wa- rcoeived and read from Miss Currran, Secretary of tho School of Arts, Casino, Messrs. Eady and Son, C. Ncl-on, T. King, E. Kennedy, and tho Rev F. E. Havi land. Tho Secretary announced tint the proposal made for tho insurance of the new building, tho books, furnituro &o, for £350 had boon accepted bv the Commercial Union Assuranro Company, and on tho motion of Mr. M'Aughcy seco...
The New School of Arts Building [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
The New School of Arts Building The now building recontly erected for this institution by Mr. 'W. Yabslev, on a site donated by him for ihat purpose in March last, _ has just bean completed, and . is, certainly, a credit to this rapidly rising township. It is situated in Bridgo- street, within ahuhdred yards or so of the Govern ment wharf and main public buildings, and consists of aniron roofed, hardwood weather board structure, with a frontage of 33 feet, and a depth of 70 feet. This area is sub divided . into a )large hall, reading-room, library, gallery, entrance hall, and ticket taker's box. The main hall is 56 feet long and 33 feet 'Wide, having walls 16 feet' in height and a coved ceiling at a further height of 3 feet, offering unusual acoustic properties. The floor is a splendid one, smoothly laid with teak, ana admirably adapted for dancing as well as other pur poses. At the back of the hall a spacious stago has been erected, 14 feet in depth by the whole width of the buildi...
HOME-MADE YEAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
IIOME-MADE YEAST. Take six fjood sized potatoes, wash and paro thorn in two quarts of wator, with a handful of hops (tho luttor in a small bag | kept for tho purpose). When quite soft take them out, mash fine, and pour upon tho water in which thoy wore boiled, add „ i:ni« i — lufc t. 1UUO mi nun uuij ui/ucu away, and also half a cup of salt and same of whito sugar. When cooled down to a luko! warm tomporature add ono cup of yeast to ferment with. Romember it does not riso, it only works like beer, and having boen covered closely and kopt in a warm placo, in the course of five or six hours tho ontiro surface will be covorod with fino bubbles, which indicates that it is roady for uso. It should now bo bottled and put away. Tho bottles must not bo corked tight nt first or they will bo liable to burst, i
SMOKING BACON. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
BMOKING BACON. ' A fire of othor wood than doal, or a stifled fire of sawdustvshould bo employed. : Wo : have in this country neither oak nor - beech to furnish sawdust-; in England thoso are ? the woods proforrod. In tho absonco. of u propor smoke chambor of briok, get a dry goods hogshead, and of that make a smoke house ; putting tho pilo of sawduRt in tho middle, suiroundod 'by by bricks, nnd hanging tho flitchos around tho insido. Failing a cask, a fow shoots of gnlvanisod iron may bo couvortod into a 'smoko- houso.' Tho strength of the flavour will dopoml upon tho length of timo tho bacon is stnokod, that may rango from ono week to throo or four.
The Bight Hon. W. B. Dalley [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
The Right Hon. W- B- Dalley- j The Melbourne Argus of Thursday makes the following observations on the appointment of Mr. Dalley as Privy Councillor : — ' No sensible person can grudge Mr. Dalley the reward which the Queen ha3 thought fit to confer on him. It cannot be denied that, in the eyes of his Sovereign and of the English public, be is the most eminent man in these colonies, and not without reason. His opportunity offered, and he had the quickness and pluck to grasp it. While other men considered he acted; and, however much critics may differ with liirn in the wisdom of the course of action he adopted, it is undoubted that it lei to most extraordinary results. Nothing in our time has done so much towards awakening a national sentiment in these colonies. But putting aside his connection with the Soudan, he has shown himself a man of extraordinary power. His eloquence' is remarkable; among his admirers he is known — some- what grotesquely perhaps — as the De mosthenes of New So...
Farm and Garden. WEIGHT OF FARM PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Farm and Garden. WEIGHT OF FARM PRODUCE. The following are the weights regulated by law:— Maize, 56lbs to bus. I Wheat, 60lbs to bus. Oats, 40lbs to bus. I Cape Barley,52lbs to bus. Bran, 20lbs to bus. I Malt Barley, 50lbs bus. Pollard, 40lbs to bus.I Flour, 2000lbs to ton &nbsp; Pollard, 200lbs to ton I Bran, 2000lbs to ton Potatoes, 2240lbs ton, I Chaff, 2240lbs to ton or 112lbs to cwt. I Hay, 2240lbs to ton
SYSTEM ON THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
SYSTEM ON THE FARM. In the workshops and factories every thing is done systematically. There is a time for beginning work and a time for work to cease, while each and all have certain duties and places alloted them, which they are supposed to be familar with, and which enables them to perform the greatest amount of labour in the shortest time. If machinery is used, the most competent persons are selectod to manage it, and all the details are faith- fully attended to with a view of lessening expenses and increasing profits. It is not always that regular hours of labour can be adopted on the farm. The nature of the work varies with the seasons. No length of time nor certain number of hours of labour can be fixed upon. The farmer is governed by the demands of his crops, the nature of the soil, the weather, the climate and many other considerations. Yet there should be system. As much as possible systematic methods should be pursued. The labourers on the farm should be given the particu...
TO KEEP HAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
TO KEEP HAMS. - Wrap closely in paper and pack in plaster of ashes firmly, so as to prevent access of spores, which cause mould. A more elegant way is to put each ham in a canvas sack, sew up tightly and then cover the sack with a thick coat of whitewash in which some sulphate on iron (copperas) has been dissolved ; then hang to dry in a cool place and leave undisturbed till wanted. Another way is to merely wet the meat surface with a dilute solution made by placing a teasponful of ordinary cooking soda in a pint of boiling water, adding 3/4 oz. of salicylic acid and stirring till it is dis- solved.
A Heavy Sentence. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
A Heavy Sentence. A London paper reports that at tho Cen- tral Criminal Court, on April 8, Benjamin Judge, a well-dressed man, aged 61, was indicted for feloniously sending to Mr. Arthur Kenrick a letter, demanding from him the sum of £500, with menaces and without probable cause. The prosecutor in this case is a gentleman of position, re siding in Warwickshire ; and tho prisoner and several members of his family have been known for many years as extensive dealers in what is known as obscene litera- ture of the very worst description, and the prisoner and some of his relations have been convicted of that offence and sen- tenced to long periods of imprisonment. When released in 1885, the prisoner ap- peared to have resorted to his old trade, and sent in all directions a catalogue of obscene works that, could be supplied by him. One of those catalogues was sent to Mr. Kenrick, and he communicatod with tho solicitor for the Suppression of Vice Society, and eventually a cheque for £40 w...
Interrupted Table Talk. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
Interrupted Table Talk. The other evening the Rev. Mr. Philacter sat down at the tea-table with a very thoughtful air, and attended to the wants of his brood in a very abstracted manner. Presently he looked up at his wife and said : — 'The Apostle Paul — ' ' Got an awful lump on tho head 'safter noon,' broke in the pastor's oldest son, 'playing cricket. Bat flew out of the fellow's hands when I was wicket keeping, and hit me over the ear, an' dropped me. Hurt ? Golly !' and the lad shook his hoad in dismal but expressive pantomine. and he tenderly rubbed a lump that looked like a billiard ball with hair on it. The pastor gravely paused or the inter- ruption, and resumed — ' The Apostle Paul — ' 'Saw Mrs. Ghemime down to Green baum's this afternoon, ' said his eldest daughter, addressing her mother. ' She had the same old everlasting black silk, makeover with a vest of tilleal green silk, coattail basque pattern, overskirt made with diagonal folds in front, edged with deep fringe; ye...
The late Archbishop Goold. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 9 July 1886
The late Archbishop Goold. James Alipius Goold, first Roman Catho- lic Archbishop of Melbourne, whose death was recorded recently, was born in 18 12, in the city of Cork, Ireland, and at an early age he was dedicated to the church, and entered the order of St. Augustine. During his conventual life he travelled the continent of Europe, where he became ac- quainted with many young men of the &nbsp; order, who afterwards served under him in the church of Victoria. Soon after his ordination to the priesthood he came to this colony (in 1838), and he laboured for some years under the late Venerable Arch- bishop Poulding. When Port Phillip was separated from New South Wales, Dr. Goold was selected to fill the new bishopric of Melbourne, his consecration to that office taking place at Sydney on the 6th August, 1848, by Archbishop Poulding, assisted by Bishop Murphy, of Adelaide. Dr. Goold found the new diocese almost destitute of all outward appliances of an ecclesiastical system. T...