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CABLEGRAMS. LONDON, FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
CABLliHRAMS. LONDON, Friday. It is reported from Romo that an official intimation has been convoyed to the Pope to the effect that at the recont meeting of tho Emperor of Germany and tho Euiporor of Austria, a long consul tation took placo between the two potentates relative to tho present posi tion of tho*Roman Catholic communities within the dominions over which tho two monarchs rule. What tho substanco of tho communication was has not been kr. K.,f h, »l.„t it is of a gratifying nature, as his Holi ness is reported to have sent an autograph communication to the two Emperors conveying to them ' our thanks.' Tho representative of the Evening News had a long interview to-day with a prominent French deputy, in reference to the occupation of the New Hebrides. Tbe French representative was somewhat gusirded.in his remarks, but from what he did say it is undeniable that the French regard their occupation of the New Hebrides as permanent. He also stated that the amour propre of tho Frenc...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ; AliRTOtS, Autfnst. 14. — Cnrnki, p., Captain S. Postans, from Sydney. Anctost. 16. — KWilti, R., Captain, Jackson, ftnm Sydnev. Vasroneers — Mesdnmos Sndlier, Jahir-s, Wilson, Stnjnrs. Davis; Missc* South WpII, Turner, Hinds, Ulisr-m, M'Lenmin:, fcles'-ra, Southwell, Smith, M'TConzie,- Pedley, SWhnn, Whitfield. Bnsteek (2) Thomson, Hoe. ChnVnbers, Diirbv, Dawns, Gribbnn, and 11) in thbfcteerairo. Cariro, 250 tons general mor tihnndisp. Left Svdnoy at 4 p.m. on August 14'h, crossed the Richmond Bar nt i) a.m. on tho IG'h, and arrived at Coraki at 2 p.m. an mo ilar. Experienced westerly winds and fine wvathor during the passage. C. and R. R. S. N. 0!o.,n-re«ts. A-gnst 57. — Bannockbuni scboonor. Captain Tnsk-r. from Newenstlo, with a cargo of coals. Arrived . at. Coraki ' on Tuesday last. P. G. Crouch, agent. August 17 — Lady Franklin, Captnin L. M'Kinnon, from Sydney, with a cargo of ooals. W. Yabslev. agent, August 1!).— Queen of the South, Captain H. Wood, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
Shipping Notices. BD. NICOLL'S line of steamers ? RUNNING TO AND FROM SYDNEY. Tlio Mngnificonfc Now Steamship RICHMOND, C28 tons register (under tho oommaed of Captain I). Alley), in now making fust WEEKLY TRIFS botween tlio Riohmond River and Sydney. Tho RICHMOND has been constructed nt n cost ot over £20,000, npeoially to moot oil tho requirements of this trade. Tho pnnsenger accommodation is of tho very highest elites, and is tho best on tho line. Tho vospol is providod with Musio Saloon, Shade Deok, long Promenade Dock, Bathrooms, &o. ? AGENTS: Ballina ? Woodburn ? '. . ? J. Lang. Coraki ? ? C. Stamford. Casino ? ? ? ? ? ? F. O-. Crouch, Lismoro ? ? ? ? E. Coleman. - ijOT All Cargo to and fromCasino and tho South Arm of the rivor froo of droghago. B. B. NICOLL, Victoria Wharf, Sydney. rpO THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC IN JL tho Richmond Rivor District. JOHN SEE and CO.'S Line of Steamers* Until further notioo tho Favourite Passenger Steamers HELEN NICOLL and AUSTRA LIAN will run...
River Steamers Time-Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
River Steamers Time-Table. The following time- table is published for general information : — Sarah L. Hixson leaves Lismore for Ballina at 8.30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; and Ballina for Lismore eyory -Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 8.30 a.m. Florrio leaves Ballina for Lismoro every, iron day, Wednesday, and Friday fit 8.30 ft.m ; and Lismore for Ballina every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 8. 30. a.m. . The Messenger leaves Woodburn for Lismoro every morning (Friday excepted) roturning to Woodburn in tho afternoon. The Triton leaves Coraki for Casino every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m ; and Cusiuo for Coraki every Tuesday. Thursday, and Saturday. The Irvington leaves Casino . for Coraki every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; and Coraki for Casino every Tuesday, Thursday, nnd'Saturday, at 9 a.m.
Religious memoranda. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
Religious memoranda.. ClIUBCH OP EnGLAST). August 22 — Ballina, at 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. — Rev. F. E. Haviland. ' We leyav Chubcii. August 22 — Pimlieo, 11 a.m.; Alstonville, 3 p.m. ; Lismore, 7.30 p.m. — Rev. Fredlc. C. Boyer. August 22 — Lismore. 11 a.m.; Irvington, 2.30 p.m.'; Casino, 7 p.m. — Rev. Jas. H. Lovien. August 22— Bcxhill, 3 — Mr Robert Arthur. August 22 — Cowlong, 11 a.m.; Goonellabah, ' . 8 p.m. — Mr. Joseph Ingham. August 2'i — Meerschaum, 11 a.m.- -8. August 22— Wyrnllnh, 3 p.m.— Extorter (B). August 22, Casino. 11 a.m. — R. .
[FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] SYDNEY, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
[FUOH OUIl OWN CORUESl'ONDENT.] SYDNEY, Tuesday. JLbo schooner London^, bound from Newcastle to tbo Tweed River, capsized 9 miles past of Port Stephens, during a squall. Two of the crew wore drowned, and the remainder wero rescued by a passing steamer, the Rancoorn, fron Cal cutta, after being two hours aud a half in the water. SYDNEY, Wkdnesday. An inmiMh una liahl nn tlio Emily Winning, a girl 12 years o£ age who died at her parents' residence at Rosedale. The medical evidence proved that the child had been outraged a week before her death. The inquest was adjourned to Tuesday next. Further charges of embezzlement by railway officials are being preferred and startling discoveries are expected. W. Brown and George Cope were brought before the police court and remanded. Tho man Moritz Marks, who shot himself in Plumoner and Owen's shop in George-street, died in the hospital. Deceased admitted inflicting the wounds intentionally. The hearing of the charge against the rioters at Mount...
TELEGRAPHIC. Lismore Races. [From our Special Spotting Correspondent.] LISMORE, THURSDAY, 6 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
TELEGRAPHIC. lilnmore ltaocH. [From our Spooial Sporting Correspondout.] LISMOIIE, TitunsDAY, 6 p.m. Turnip. was nn nttouHmioo of about GOO pursonn 1 on tlio coureo to-day. The wouthor was bonutifully lino, nnd tho rnoing good through out. Tho following nro tho results : — Maidbn l'tATH— Siliiifl, 1; Casino, 2; Butterfly, 3. Won rnthnr onsily. Mhmhkii's Rack— Liinror, 1 ; SilvortipB, 2 ; Rainbow, 3. Thin was tho best raoo of tho day, and only won on the pout by a buro hoad. Town Platk Handicap— Aga, 1 ; Sultana, 2 ; Ji-ssio, 3. Won easily by threo longths. Selling Back— Lnnoer, 1 ; Barbelle, 2. Good raoo. Railway Handicap— Fairy, 1 ; Wilhclmina, 2; Kxohango, 8. Thero woro no aocidonts, and ovory thing went oil well.
En route to Kimberley. FLETCHER'S CREEK, JULY 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
?in route -» Kliiiltcrlcy. (From tho IIisrald's special correspondent.) Fr.iiTointu's Ciikbk, July 12. Just a fow lines to inform you that our party has reached thus far (about 180 miles from Cambridge Gulf) on our journey to tho dig gings ; aud, as thoro is a chanco of sonding this down by roturning miners, I summarise a fo n pnrtiuuIuTn. Yesterday aud to-day about a dozen men— some with swags on thoir hacks nnd others with paok-horsos— liavo passed tis 1 on their road to. Cambridge Gulf. They report I ? lint littln nr nnlliinir in bi'inir dono on tho fiold. and that tho aocounts whioh hn'0 apponrod in tho papers about largo' finds of gold havo lioon groatly oxnggeratod, also that thero is no water on the field ; and it will Do impossiblo to do anything until tho, wet season sots in, next Deoomber. It is impossible to got provisions, meat or food of any description nt any prico, so it will bo sheer mildness for mon to attempt tho journoy unless they havo food suflloiont to_ Inst th...
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
Brief Mention. ? Glorious weather. ?-' Magnificent orops. Oddfellows' Hall (joiner up. Petition in oourao of siguaturo for now Court House; -Quito time. A .Cr.O Handicap Tigeon Match will bo shot off nt 1 1 1 1 ) 1 i 1 1 1 1 , on Saturday. Man killod at Broadwater mill on Wednos day. Tho Twoed, 8;, taken tho place of tho Richmond iu tho trado betwoen hero and Sydney. It. is prohablo (sheeny win ennuengo M'Donald on tlio former's roturn from tho Botany llandioup. Run and fair play at Coraki this timo. Novcral travellors by OHvo's traok apeak in most, eulogistio tonus of tho road as compared with tlio Clitaswort.il- Woodburn line. Tlio Forost ltanger is woutod about now Italy. ,o,' A roprosont.at.ivo of an illustrated Sydnoy journal is canvassing tho rivor for pumpkins for tho jam factories aud 'grammars ' for tho journal. Fact. Tho Rooky Mouth peoplo aro ngitating for a i Polieo Magistrate. i It is rumoured that tho oditor of a nortnorn paper is loaving tho distriot for tho district'...
Maize Blight. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
Malac. might. Tiie following letter, signed ' Pro Bono Publico,'' nppoars in tho Clarence Exam iner of Saturday weok : — ' I venture, in the public interest, to invite the curly attention of your agricultural readers to t.hiB unwelcome: but most important T tvAlll.1 uai»..nnl -~11 ? ? _B. s. 'Uliiu ougguau tiU U1I ^lowura Ot' maize the advisability of. procuring prac tical evidence at the earliest possible date as to whether thia blight, is goin^ to renppear during tho coming season or not, 1 and, with thfc view, to examine any speci mens of self sown-maizo which they may now find cropping up on -their farms, and to plant, a few seeds of different varitiea: of maizo, and carofully watch and report the rosult. .These remarks, I regret to, say, are in some , measure 8U8898'®!^ ^y, tho diseased appearance of the enclosed specimens of young maize plants, which I liavo grown from local seed, by way of experiment.'
Gorgeous Hospitality. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
OorgeoMt* Hospitality. 'White Tye,' in the Australian Spovtg man says — Mr. John Young has broken the rccord .of Mayoral hospitality in thia city. Tho Ball given by him on Thursday evening last eclipsed in splendour even the glorious hal masque given by Mr. C. J. Jloberts in 1879. It was a complete success in 0 very sense of the word. As tho Daily Teleqraph mnn hav-i ? ' Sit.nro n.wav in the fiit-tlieal-. remanon of your memory recollcctions . of the brightost that is only now, with the grey streaks of another day's light, beginning to grow pale and weary ; then, in ufter years, when tho glorious reign itself hail set in purple splendor, pour out your troasurcd fancies with the conGdence.of one who decants old wine — and still the only words which will adequately desoribe the ball of last night are the most expressive of unqualified approval that language affords.' If this gorg?ons,pieco of linzy imagery will not stand the aoid test wo should like to seo a more genuine article produ...
Sports at Lismore. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
I Sports nt l.lamore. Two events ootning undor tho abovo hoading took placo at Lismoro on Saturday last, tho first boing -a hurling match between tho colonial nativos rosiditig at Coraki, and thoso of Lismoro. A pmtty_ good muster was mado oarly in tho morning at Coraki, and tlio Messenger was flllod with a most onthusiastio and able-looking lot ot ' cornstalks, who wore ovidontly bont on polishing off their oppononts or dying in tho attempt. Whon thoy arrivod on tho convincing ground, tlio- captain of tho Coraki tonm (Mr.W. Mobbs) won the toss for position, and the mon being placed tho fun began, and aftor a severe sorirunagoi J. Sullivan scorod tho first point for the Coimki team; this was followed by Piiikor.ton, tor tho samo team, scoring tho second, -and Bugden a third. During this bout. Mobbs (tho captain of tho Coraki toam), got a hit from tho centre of tho ground and drovo tho ball to within 3 foot of tho goal, and which aftor a bit of rallying was got through for a goal by ...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
Correspondence. The Editor does not hold himself responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents. TO TUB EDITOR OF TUE EICHMOND IUVER HERALD. Sir,— Some time ago a groat protectionist mooting was held in the musio hall of one of our inland towns, and as somo of my friends were going I thought I may as well go too, providing our party kept together, as -we were freetraders. A great many were tnore betore us so wo took back seats near the door. . Later on several other friends joined us ; also, a freotrado kangaroo dog. Thore happenod to bo a protectionist dog prosont and a good deal of subdued bad language was. growled from'benoath tho seats from one dog to tho othor,' and whon the protectionists . ? applauded the free trader's dog clapped his tail between his legs while the other dog elevated his to a prodigious degree. Later on arid when the applause came fast and furious the free trade dog went real mad and made vain efforts to bite the hools of the nearest ' stamping protect...
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
School of Arts. A meeting of tho committee of this institution was held at the roading-room of the institute on Thursday evening tho 12th instant. Present — Messrs. W. Yabsley (President, in the chair), A. Yabsley, W. J. M'Aushey, J. M'Aughey, W. A. Fogwell, M. Doran, and the Secretary. Tim miniifnq nf fViA loaf moofinc* woro I read and confirmed. On tho motion of Mr. W. J. M'Aughoy, seconded by Mr. M. Doran, Mr. Fredorick Clifford was appointod a momber of the committee.' Tho copy of a letter addressed by the Secretary, on the 21st ultimo, to Mr. P. Hogan, M.P., and a letter from tho Under Secretary of the Department of Publio Instruction to Mr. Hogan, dated tho 30th ultimo, were read by the Secretary. The Secretary proposed, and Mr. W. J, M'Aughey seconded a motion to the effect, '? That the sorvices of a competent person be seoured to attend to.tho lighting-up of tho Reading-room &o., at a wage of 4s per week, and that an advertisement to that purpose be inserted iu the H...
CONDITIONS OF SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 20 August 1886
cwwDririoivsf of hilg. A case tried, at the late District Court held at Lismore, aiid the remarks thereanent, by His Honor Judge Murray appear to be of sufficient importance to ?the public to -warrant something more than the bare report contained in the Star of the 7th instant, and to which our attention has been directed. The .case ..was one in which one Robert n ? ii ...i . t ? ;i ? i ? ? It .. _ i Hiineit, who uesuriui-s muiscii us u labourer, living at Ballina, sued a storekeeper of the same place named Watson for a sum of £67, the balance due on some property sold by Watson to Pannell, and through the failure of the latter to pay a certain portion of the purchase money, was re-sold to a third party for a sum considerably in advance of the original price. This was the amount sued for. Plaintiff in his evidence averred that he had from time to time paid defendant sums amounting to £70 odd, and that when he tendered the last payment he was told by defendant that it was too late as...
Canadian-Pacfic Railway. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 27 August 1886
Canadian-Paclic Railway. . Three years ago (says the Home News) no one knew where the Pacific terminus of the Canadian Pacific Railway was to be placed. Vancouver was the stat ion selected, and on June 28 the first through train on the great transcontinen tal line left Montreal for that port. The line is thus actually finished, and will very shortly be opened for traffic. All difficulties have been successfully sur mounted, ' and if Canadians have not miscalculated the future their hew line will soon repay the money laid out on it, besides opening out new and profitable routes for British commerce. Another great stride forward also has been taken towards federation, and while shallow statesmen would risk the disintegration of the Empire, our stout Canadian brethren are making it manifest that they, at any rate, were never believers in such mischievous doctrines. They are in truth the possessors of a noble heritage. Their coasts border on two oceans, their provinces are prosperous an...
The European Outlook. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 27 August 1886
The European Outlook. Our cablegrams this week show that there is a considerable amount of uneasi ness in Europe, and that the capitals, are again astir with rumours of impending trouble. The feeling of anxiety, if not of alarm, is heightened rather than allayed by the Imperial meeting at Gastein. The absence of the Czar is freely commented upon, and is even regarded as indicative of the extinction of the Triple Alliance. Presuming this to be the case, the out look is both gloomy and ominous- Rus sia has decidedly not co-operated very heartily of late with her fellow-members of the Triple Alliance, and they can hardly be pleased to note ' that leading Muscovite journals are permitted to advo cate a Franco-Russian alliance, and to learn that M. de Freycinet, the French premier' contemplates an interview with M. de Giers, the Russian Chancellor, on an early day. It is doubtful, too, whether the latter's explanation of the Czar's utterances at Moscow and in the Crimea has given entire ...
A Pack of Cards. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 27 August 1886
A Pack of Cards. I 'Ws have beon shown by the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Fosbery, a pack of cards most ingeniously marked for the purpose of cheating. The cards were manufactured by a well-known maker Delarue, but after reaching Sydney were cleverly manipulated with fraudulent intent. They had originally dark red backs, which have since been ornamented profusoly with gilded scroll work and foliage, which is used as a vehicle for the fraud. Taking the four suits — clubs, spades, hearts, and diamonds in succes sion — it is easy to explain how the cards aro marked. It may be said that when once tho distinctive marks are pointed out, there is nothing required but practise and a quick eye to enable a player to read his opponents hand by watching the cards as they are dealt, or by inspecting the backs of them during the game. There are two marks on each card, one showing the suit to which it belongs and the other its value. Begin ning according to the order named with the clubs, and...
The Melbourne Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 27 August 1886
..The Melbourne Hospital. The Daily Telegraph's Melbourne corres pondent says : — The Melbourne hospital is now on trial for its life. Three alleged deaths from blood-poisoning contracted within its walls have given the city cor oner an eagerly-embraced opportunity of holdingan exhaustive inquiry into its sani tary condition. The result is a general concensus of opiuion that the existing building is too murderous in its propen sities to be allowed to live any longer. Dr. James, the late Governor's favorite medical adviser, was the least hostile of the witnesses examined this week, but even he expressed a desire to see the present hospital demolished in order that a better one might be established on the same Bite. Dr. Robertson, another high authority, gave it as his experience that the recovery of patients was retarded in some cases, and entirely prevented in others, on account of the insanitary state of the hospital. He went straight for the destruction of the existing building, t...
"How to Increase Crops In Field and Garden." [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 27 August 1886
'How to Increase Crops In ~ Field and Garden.' Tills was the subjcct of a lecture recently delivered at tho Technical Col lege ;? Hall, Pitt-strcot. Mr. Mackay, instructor in Agriculture to the Board of Technical Education, was tho lecturer, and commenced by showing how all healthy plants must breathe and feed in much the samo manner as other livinir thing?.' By the roots much of tho nourishment of crops was taken up, but that nourishment must bo in tho liquid State, and it must be eaily accessible to the plants, otherwise they suffer. By means of the blackboard Mr. Mackay illustrated how the leaves of plants absorb air, oxygen, carbonic acid, &c. Scientific observers differed very considerably re garding the proportions of nutriment plants got from the air ; but both scien tific and practical men were agreed that the leaf had to be maintained in a thrifty, healthy condition, otherwise parasites, both vegetable and animal, attacked the crops. Sufficient cultivation and plant...