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Telegrams. SYDNEY, SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Telegrams. SYDNEY, Saturday. TnE Victorian revenuo shows an increase of £147,930 compared with tho corresponding period of tho previous year. Tho Rome, which loaves for London on Monday, will tako away a shipment of 100 tons of butter. Tho Minovah, which left yesterday took 394 boxes for Cane Town. George Oibbs, ono of the members of the socond roscuo party to save the life of three men suffocated by foul air in tbo Yarra sower tunnel, died this morning from sceptic pneu monia. Two mon attacked a man named Joseph O'Noil in Hyde Park early this morning, and brutally maltroatjd him, rifling his pockots. Tho victim was af torwards found m an uncon scious condition and convoyed to tho hospital, whoro ho lies in a critical condition. Another 7/nn.tl TOfiQ nlcirv naannlfnrl nlirmf. fl\« dotoo firr\n Owing to tbo intense hoot tho attendance at tho Gathering to-day was very small. W. Bethuno (Sydney Harriors) won tho Amateur Throwing tho Hammer competition with a throw of 93ft 4iu, includin...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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Hugh McKinnon, Agent, Maclean. History of the Cane Plant. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Hug1!! Msl^inaon, Agent, Macloan. History of the Cane Plant. Tnii following is from tho text of a lecture delivered by Mr. McCulloch, Government Valuator at the Mcssman, Queonsland : — The extent of tho knowledge possessed by tho early Sanscrit writers on the 3ubjectof nugar, is abun dant ovicience mac cne sugar cacu plant was well-known in India or at least Southern India quite j000 years ago. Between tho earliest San scrit writers and the medical treatises of tho day, however, thero aro several sources of information that carry the Hindu knowledge of sugar cane considerably further back than can perhaps bo shown for any other country. In ;\ work called the ' Institutes of Munu,' written something like 2000 yeara ago, reference ia mado to ;\ field of sugar cane, from which it may bo accepted that sugar cano was very generally cultivated in India during tho time the above work was written. The author of this work is believed to have boon a Punjabi, who wrote in and for tho Deccan. I...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Local Notes and .News. Affairs iu tho oasfc becoming alarming. Pipor Mathoson, of Macloan, eays that Lismoro is tho placo of Australia ! Massivo Donald McLennan still remains un conquorablo. Ovorhoard oarly on Friday morning— ' will it rain ?' ' No.' ''' Come and have a drink.' j.«*.i. v. u. j.iuu^u win uuiu uii luipuA Lane sale ot land at Olmarra on Jap.unry 10. Mr. Gladstono was 88 yoara of age last Wodnosday. Particulars of tho exports from Macloan during 1807 will appear in our next issue. Tho Lowor Olaronco kiltod visitors attractod a groat deal of attention at tho Lisinore gathering. Mr. Ewing says that tho Indian Princo and McLaren aro tho two best mon that ever woildod a bat m Australia. Uno word — Don't select your summer goods till you soo our stock. Whero 1 Grlissan's, Ul marra. — Adv. 'Tho Promior novor had a surplus, and never will under his prosont policy.' - T. T. Ewing, M.P. Tho oxpovfc of gold from South Africa last month amountod to no loss than £1,852, 000, which ...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

General Notices. : MfSo Df. Lloyd's SAPS AND UNFA ILING X REVENTIVBS AND T- EM EDIES FOlt i X 7 OM EN Xi W Avuid Worry, Suffering Anxiety, and a Broken Constitution. Prevontion Bettor than Curo. Be nure before it is too lato. CAUTION.— Imitation ia tho oinccrcBt flattery, but women should hewake of opuriouB imitations nud iiiiLY on safety aud ckhtainty, tho result of oloeo research aud long expkkienck uy oke of theik. own hex who gives her uole attention to this speciality. Mks. Du. LLOYD has a Professional Practical Exr-HiuiiNOE of nearly twenty years. Her treat ment is legitimate aud ciTcctunl, but Bhe does not profess (as do so many) to woltiv MIRACLES, or do iMl-ossiiiiwriES. Tlioso who doiiiro cortaln roliof should iiK\v&KE of using many of the advertisod so-called preventives and remedioH which nreeithor USELESS OUDANGEUOUS. The uso of Preventives is not only advisable and perfectly legitimate, but, in many cases a Posi tive Duty, to avoid tho ruin of Constitution (at ...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Shipping Intelligence. Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Shipping Intelligence, Arrivals. KallaTina (b), G80 tons, Oaptain John Magoo, from Sydnoy, January 1. — Mosdamos Hann, Gill, Bubrough, McMillan, Atfcwator, Taylor, Boden, 2 Sisters of Morcy; Misaos Hann, McD^rmid, Charlstono, Eggy (2) ; Messrs. A. Attwator, ±-i. Jtsonaon, j. JMcMiuan, A. 0. Saddington, M. 1?. Ohistoi^P. Sandilnnds, J. Lamrock, J. Chock, W, C. Allon, B. W. l?oloy, D. Mollofc, M. A. Simpson, W. B. Poar Bon, J. 0. Garvon, G. Crouch, T. Taylor, E. Voerey, W. Tollow, J. Walsh, J. Morris; Mastors Foley, Bodon (2) ; and 21 in tho soaond cabin. From Seal Bocks— Mr. Gregory. From Port Macquario — Mrs. and Miss Flynn. From Trial Bay — Misa Ryan, Mossrs. Coloman (2). Crossed in at daylight, arrivod at Macloan at 6.30, and loft again at 7.45. Departures. OlTY OF Ghacton, (s), 825 tons, Captain D. Anthon, for Sydney, January 1. — Mosdamos Hay, W. Terry ; Misaos Hideout, Niland, Wood ham; Messrs. Fishor, H. Camoron, Lipmau, J. T, Ford, Eobison, A. Niland, D. W. Armstrong, J. Mark...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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Facts and Fancies. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Facts and Fancies. [By SiiiVBu Coin]. I iud intended to havo something sonfionablo to say in the Christmiis number, but my good intontiona woro friiHtrated by oircumstniices (out of a bottlo). Howover, J. suppose that tho majority of my readors ?wore enjoying' tUcmsolvea so well — Iiko myaelf — that they did not caro what was in the Advocate and wore oblivious of tho existence of any other paper, and that my rcmissnoM in not winning them a Merry Ghristina.4 and a Happy Now Year was not noticed, or, if noticed, was accounted for by tho presumption that ' Silver Coin' was drunk. It was a wot Christinas in moro sonscs than one. Rainy weather on any festive occasion renders it accessary that ono .should take an extra iillownnoo of spirituous liquors internally, to counteract tho depressing effects of tlio rain. It is held by somo scientific authorities that if spirits are applied to tho body externally thoir olt'ect iu preventing injury to tho health through exposure to rain aud damp is...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

The Weather. Thursday's tolegrama from Adolaide stated the intones heat there had caused upwards of 20 deaths. Eight inmates of the Bonevolent^Homo succumbed to tho heat, and several persons dropped dead in the streets, The thermometer registered 109. Two cases oi! heat apoplexy were reported. On Friday tho heat in the interior was again intense. Several more deaths wero reported from sunstroke. Over six inches of rain foil that day at Charleville (Q). A number of houses were submerged and half a chain of the railway lino washed away. Con siderable damage was otherwise inflioted ia tho township. On Saturday intense Jheafc waa reported from all parts. In Sydney the heat was most op pressive, and from Melbourne several deaths from heat apoplexy were reported. Mr. WraggQ forecasts further general rains,

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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Our Grafton Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Our Grafcon Letter. Mb. Join? See. — The member for Grafton lias been offloially informed that an expenditure of £35(3 lnis bean approved for the formation of a road from tho Tim Hut to Mount, llea. An application for a grant for parks and recreation reserves in tho Orafton Electorate will receive due consideration. Abtesian Boke. — The bore on tho racecourse is now down n doptb. of 11)00 feet, out of tho :M00 feet con tracted for. Tho strata of solid rock just pierced was no less than 1700 feet thick, and the drill is now in shale formation, about 50 feet of which has been pierced. The presence of shalo is said by tho management to bo an excellent indication that water liea at no great dopth below. On tho western plains shalo is always followed by a rock formation aud then artesian water. Boring operations woro commenced at Grafton just 12 months ago. Cmcket. — Mr. II. Jordan's team of Grafton criokotera arrived back from the Bellinger on New Year's Eve after a most successful torn...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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C. R. Caledonian Society. Annual Gathering. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

C. R. Caledonian Society. Annual Gathering. I'nfi oigth annual gathoring of tho Claronco Rivor Culedoniuu Socioty took place on Now Year's Day on Elizabeth Island. Had tho wcathor boon favorublo, thoro is reason to boliovo thoro would havo boon a record at toudanco on this occasion, but tho unfavorablo stato of tho weathor during tho last few days of tho old yoarj intorforod considerably with tho attondauco, which was much smaller than usual. Ou Thursday last tho continuous hoavy ruin, and tho probability of a frosh which would 8ubmorgo tho Island, caused tho Corn mittoo somo anxiety. A tologram was' sent to Mr.'tWraggo, at tho Brisbano Woathor Bureau, asking for a fovocast of tho woathor for Satuv day, aud a roply was rocoivod stating that tho woathor would bo (mo on that day. Fortified by this forecast, tho committoo determined nut to postpono tho sports, although tho weathor continuod threatening right up to Saturday morning and heavj' rain foil iu Graf ton on Friday, Tho rosult ...

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Clarence Gold Mines. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Clarence Gold Mines. The production of gold from the Clarence mines during 1897 is estimntod to have approached nearly 15,000 ozs, of which tho Beacon mines contributed half. For tho firs;; ton months of the year the Beacon mines crushed 4905 tons of stone for 7640 o/s of cold. The workino- ex penses ^yol?o £9700. leaving a profit of £17,350. Tnreo dividends of sixpence per share, equal to li per cent, havo beon declared during the year. Tho capital of tbo Company is £200,000, and it is over-capitalised fully 100 per ceut. A largo amount of capital has bGon invested in the Clarence mines during tho year, and somo good properties havo beon developed, including Messrs. Murray and Macnuughtau's Wedding Bolls. A largoly increased output of gold from tho Oluronco mines may bo looked for thi3 year. Bosfc Portland Cotneut for sale at lowest rates at A. Cameron and Co,, Post Ofh'co Stores, Maclean. — Adv. The Bailway Commissioners last week re ceived £8 6s 8d conscience monoy. At Cooma tho ...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Beer Yarn. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Beer Yarn. Thk following is clipped from an Kngliah paper, and should, bo rend cu.n gkano sai.is ;— Ono of tho most ro markablo accidonta on record In London occured on October 17th, 1814. Five years previously Mr., afterwards Sir Hor.ry, Moux had not up his brewery near Tottonhamcourt-road, so curing a magniticoiit advertisement by building a gigantic vat 22ft. high. This hold y,fi55 barrola of strong ale, auiliciont to givo upwards of a million porsons a pint each. About six o'clock in tho evoning, owing to tho giving way of some of Its hoops, this vat ouddonly burst on tho side towards Banbury-street. in a few momonta Now-atroot, Goorge-stroet, and sevoral othors in the vicinity woro deluged, Tho boor in its courso swept everything beforo it. Two houses adjoining tho browory woro completely aomoiisnoa. mo innamtanis were an iu nome, a mothor and daughter being at tea. Tho mother was killed on the spot, and tho daughter was swept away by the current through a par tition and dashed...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Commercial. W. J. Hawthorno roporto having sold 68 acres at Southgato at £15 9s per acre. The business of tho Olaronce Eiver Stores, formerly conducted under the name of 'Hender- son anu ijerara, will nencoforth be carried on in thd name of 'H. Gerard and Co.' Henry Priestly wired last night :-Best maize 3s. Beat potatoes, £7. Pigs, 4d. Maclean current prices: Dairy buttor 3d factory SAd per 1b ; eggs Gd por dozen ; fowls Is 6d to 2s ; ducks 2s to 2s 6d per pair ; maize 2s 9d. Our Sydney correspondent wired last night:— Bacon— 6d to 7M per lb. b' vouch Beans— Ss to 4a per bushel ; broad, Is. Bananas — Is to 3s por bunch. Beeswax — Is per lb. Bran— 9d per bushel. Butter— Creamery 8-^cl, factory 6d to 7-M, dairy odto Gd por lb. Cabbages— Is Gd to 4s per dozen. Cucumbers— 58 to Gs per half case.— Is to 2s 6d per dozen. Eggs— lOd to lid por dozen. Flour— £11 to £13 10s per ton. Honey— 2d to 2-Jd por lb. Lemons — os to 7s per caso. Lucerne Hay— £2 to £2 15s per ton. MAIZE— 2s lOd to 3s p...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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Matrimonial Contagion. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Matrimonial Contagion. 'Gnu wintoi1 thoro wasa contagion of matrimony in tho sohool district,' rocalla a citizen who per sists that ho is still youug at 70. 'Wo wero a merry party of young pooplo, had a social circle of our own, and paired ofl'aa natural under tho circumstances. I was tho lirst ono to givo out- that I was engaged. Soon the returns began to como in from the other boys, and with in a month there woro seven of ua committed to marry. Someone, in a spirit of fun, suggested that wo make one grand round-up oi' the affair and mako a soptenery wedding. Tho idea took and was adoptod, becauso it did away with tho rivalry incidont to ouch evonts, and was alike satisfactory to all parties concernod. At the appointed hour wo all appeared at the ollico of an eccentric old justice of the peaco, who was a jolly old soul and i\ friond of tho young folks. We had given him no warning, but ho accepted the situation as calmly as though hu made a specialty of unitng pooplo iu blocks of fo...

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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CHILDREN'S EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

CUILDEEN'S EYENIS. Managed by Messrs. C. and H. H. Sanders, and G. Bondfiold. Boys, 1-i and under— Winners, F. Fitzgerald and II. Croighton. 12 and undor— J. Scott and W. McMahon. 10 and undor— Tom Hayes and H. Murphy. 8 and undor— E. Austin and G. McKonzie. Girls, 1-1 and undor — Z. Ferguson and M. Ziietsch. 12 and under— M, Zietsch, M. Goode A Ziotsch, B. Williams, and F. Blindt. 10 and undor— M, Scott, A. Hoskins F. Forguson. Mi-. Cox's special for skipping— Bessio Williams.

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Lake Illawara Harbour. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

Lake Illawara Harbour. Tiik Treasury has received the sum of £10,000, which ha* boon deposited thereat as a guarantee that the Like Illawara Harbour Corporation will carry out tho works which it has undertakon to construct. Tho company has'.a period of 12 months allowed it within which to perform tho work it has in contemplation. It is required by gtatuto to mako a channel which is to bo at least lofi. in depth, but tho chairman, Mr. J, C. Neild, informs us that it is the intention of tho company to make the channel 26ft. in depth. Tho harbour will be protected by training walls, which will bo sliolterod by Windward Island. Those walls will run to the north-east. Already the company has expended about £40,000 ia the construction of railways, which run from tho company's coalmines and Dadio station to tho lake. Contracts for making the channel and building the training walls have been let to Mr. Amo3, who will proceed wich tho works as fast as possible. Mr. Neild said that they would...

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A True Snake Story. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

A True Snake Story. Mis. James Martin, J.I'., of Kent Park, re lated to us (Glen Innes Examiner) on Wednes day that the previous day tho housemaid came to him with tho news that a snake had takon possession of tho canary cage. The roptilo was Irillnrl nnrl nn lining nnnnorl thfi two cannripR that had occupied tho cago wero found iu its interior. Tho snako hud entered the cage by mecins of a holo, but after its meal was unable i to got back agrJn anc1 wan so made a prisoner. It was of a brown banded soecios and measured 2ft. u'in. As the cage was hanging from tho voraudah the vonymoua intruder must have crawled up tho post and then mado its way along the beam from which the cage was suspended.

Publication Title: Clarence River Advocate, The
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An Introductory Note. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

An Introductory Note, CoK.siUEKAiiMi pnl l.oity hi-B beon given, during tho few past weeks, t- what ia called 'Tho Spanish Confidence* Trick.' It is indeed regrettable that the same papern whioh ha-o exposed this swindle haa goni! on aaHi'etlng, in their advertising nolumus 'eoufidoudes' at least ub flagrant, nnd far more harmful. We rofcr, particularly, to tho quack medioinco put on tho mftrltO1; by persons poaing n« the profes sional superiors of properly qualified praetioners, — vendors of nostrums against whom tho Minnrva Company of London, New York, Sydnoy, nnd Mol bourne, ia uow waging a daily fight In the interest of suffL'reis. The preparations submitted to n discriminating community by this Company ombraco no 'Curo*lls' hut medioinca that will csgnrodly do what, is claimed fnr f.hnm in fhn v.iriniiR fiilmnntn for whioh thev havo been designed. Theso mediuincB havo been compounded by diplomaed pharmaceutic.il chemists from a formula by lending European nnd American authority...

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What Makes them Cry. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 4 January 1898

What Makes them Ory. You have a very aore fiDger, let us say. It may bo a hurt, a boil — or, worse still, that fearfully pain ful thing, a felon. Oh, my ! oh, my ! What a time you have been trying to protect that poor finger, It ia nil the time gettiog hit or knocking against something. Simply to get it out of harm's way worries you more tliau doing a day's work ; and you dnn'h Qnnnnnr? ? nnrl wnti Irl n 'h nxrnrt «*,M-\ n Ar.inn policemen to help you. You aro scared of a (ly threatening to light on it. That ia the principal on which Mrs. Elizabeth Allen couldn't bear the least noibe. . She had no aore finger, but aho had what was still more son aitivo — a body full of aoro nerves ; wealt, starved, unstrung nerves. So the prattle of children, the clooiiif; of a door, the momentary roar of a waggon, in the street, the clatter of dishes ia tho kitchen, tho thousand and ono sounds and noises that nre in tho air constantly — why, tho smallest of them struck her like a blow from a club. ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 7 January 1898

Nine Years' Indigestion. Recommends CLEMENTS TONIO — As-A- Most Wonderful Cure. A Prominent Mail Contractor Endorses the Value of CLEMENTS TONIC, Mr. D.C.M;c!nt M^l Contractor. KoraPao-Y, Now South Walea, Writes on Jwh Kr», icor* t». ? i ss* r st' A s ? ™'«s'« ess gertiop for nine years I have been cured by WemnnUTonje. I only took nix bottles, when 1 found I oould eat and digest my food ; before taking, Olementa Tonic everything I ate mada mo feeltmiserablo. I did not know what to du with myself. I wanted to Ho down all the time but now I go about my work quite lively. In fact i. am quite a different man, and in conclusion I wish to state that I can with all confidence reco mend Clements Tonic as a moat wonderful cure for indigestion, and 1 hope that the the thous ands who suffer from it will give Clements Tw'tumI- an-d meet wlth the same results aa 1. With test wishes for your prosperity. lam yours gjr&iisfvilly,, *?*?/» , ? ? D. C. McINTYRE. yiSITORS JPO_ MACLEAN. Comfort...

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THE SCOTCH JAILS AT THE BE GINNING Of THE CENTURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 7 January 1898

THE SCOTCH JAILS AT THE BE GINNING OF THE CENTURVf. It would be difficult to exaggerate tbe condi tion of the Scotch priwus prior to 1825. It will be found described by Lord Cockburu iu his ' Circuit Journey.-',' and Scott hit it all oB.' most happily iu the Fortanferry of ' Guy Man ueiiuc.' Brutal M'Ciuffu&s were the rule rather tban the exception, aud un they were miserably paid, the town councils connived at their making money by all ineaus. They took bribex, they made extortionate charges, aud they soU spirits to any of the cap tives who could p;-y, There was no difficulty in breakiug out of inauy ot the j;.i!s, and sometimes thu criminals were guarded by the debtors. At Broobin the church serviue was interrup ted one day by a messenger rushing iu to in form the magistrates tbat all the prisoners had run away. Lord Moncrieff used^to tell of a culprit who bad beeu »ont from Alloa to Kinross for greater safety. He escaped from his cell whilo tho post liortes were being bai...

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