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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
Wanted. WANTED, a respectable young Girl, at once, as General Servant. Apply to Mrs. McGRATH, Bellingen.. From Gambling Saloon to the Pulpit. Mr; F. C. STEED'S Life Story. 13el . lingen School o£ Arts: Tuesday, February 22, at S p.m. Collection. £25 Reward. WHEREAS, on Thursday night, Febru ary 10; some person or, persons placed a heap of .inflammable material against my premises at: Bowra (occupied by S. J. Ray mond, butcher) Eor the purpose apparently oE .burning them down, I hereby offer a lteward of £23- Eor such evidence as will lead to the conviction oE the person'or persons so offending. E. RAYMOND. Bellingen,- February 16, 1898. Legal. MR. J. R, M ARRACK, solicitor, Kempsey, 'YTTILL attend all Courts at Bellingen VV when'requiml,anil may be consulted by letter. Medical. J. ZIEHHKE,- MD, PHYSICIAN & SURGEON. MAY be consulted daily at his Dispensary, late Royal Hotel, Fernmount. xiie Doctor is prepared to visit any part of district on the shortest notice. Kotice of Rem...
Brief Mention; [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
Brief Mention; Mr. David Small, West Branch of the Orara River, lias been gazetted a Justice of the Peace. Mr. J., T. Greer has pulled about 100 bags of maize. This is the earliest in the district. In Sydney, last Thursday, 29 pigs from the Bellinger realised to 50s., and 14 from Coff's I-Iarbor Lo 43s. Oil. The tender of W. E. Chapman, of Sydney, has been accepted for the supply and erection of a crane at Coff's Harbor jetty. At Mackay, Queensland, 32J inches of rain has fallen since the 3rd instant, and 03 inches since Christmas. The sugar crops are almost entirely ruined, We understand that tho total amount taken at the sale of gifts in connection with the Church of England, at Fernmount, last week, was £31 0s. 8Jd. Mr. I. Greer, of tho Fernmount post and telegraph office, is relieving Mr. A. W. Gregg, of Coff's Harbor, during that gentleman's absence on leave. ' From the Gambling Table to the Pulpit' is Mr. F. C. Steed's subject in the School of Arts, Bellingen, on Tuesday eveni...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. , ? High Day of Day of Son Sun -Water Week. Month. Rises. Sets. ? at the ! - Heads. H it H M A.M. Sundav :.. Feb. 20 5 30 0 41 8 32 Monday ... „ 21 5 37 6 40 9 18 ?Tuesday',.'... „ '?- 22 5 38 6 39 9 58 Wednesday ?,.- „ ? 23 5 39 6 38 10 33 Thursday ... „ 24 5 40 6 30 11 9 Friday ... 25 5 41 G 35 11 41 P.M. Saturday ... „ 20. 5 41 6 34 12 12 Moon's Phase. — New Moon at 5.41 a.m. on Monday, February 21. JStrn. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY IS, 1S9S.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
CRICKET. The following players will represent Bel- i lingen against Bellinger l-leads, at the Heads, to-morrow, — Messrs. O. Wills, W. Wills, A. Apsey, F. Whatson, A. Pitman, W. Jay, 1[. W. Hamilton, S. A. Osborne, JO. l'\ Crouch, ?flvJ. Henderson, and G. S. liriner. Arrangements are being made for the return inter-ilistriet match between Bellinger and Nambucca: to 'take place at Bowra on March 20 next. Bellingen plays Fernmount on February 20 at Fernmount, Bowra- on March 5 anil Coff's- Harbor on March: 13 at Bellingen. COFF'S- HARBOR v. FEltN-HOOTNT. A match was commenced at F'ernmoivnt on Saturday last, between n loctrl eleven an'd a team from Coif's Harbor ; but about 3 p.m., when the ❖isitortr had nine wieketirdown for 1'30', a lioitvy shorter stopped the play. Fol lowing are the' Coff's Harbor scores- : Sullivan,- c'.Tysou, b. McGeary 16 Winters, b Greer .. ...- ...- ... ,0 J..J. Farrell, ^ Partridge ... ...- - 0 W. Get-tohir, cjTysoii, b Carney ...- 1 B.- McFailane, b Carney ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
The federation farce proceedeth merrily in Melbourne. When not engaged in debating the possession of streams and lagoons, the Conference gets hopelessly tangled in schemes of finance, standing armies, railway ; gauges, and such like questions, which are about five years ahead of tho first steps of federation. There is just now a wild whoop for the federation of the Australian colonies for defence purposes- — made chiefly on ac count of some, ferocious' Germans; and hairy Russians pulling the Mongolian's pigtail,, and '/talking back' to dear old England in a rather contemptuous man ner. This ' standing army ' proposal I is one of those things electors must strongly object to. ' We believe the time i has gone by when civiliscd men will fly at each other's throats, at the instigation of brainless monarchs or idiotic states men who fancy that something which they call ' the country's interests' fs at stake'. We believe we have seen the last great European war. Notwithstanding the frenzi...
FOR "THE BEACON." [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
FOR ' THE BEACON.-'' TffE galled jade winced. In the last issue of the North Coast Beacon, appears- what is alleged to be a reply to our article of the pre vious week on ragged journalism. If a hash of bad English a.ud gutter-snipe expressions can be const rued into a reply, I he Beacon's effort is brilliant. We know it- is exceedingly hard to disseat- anything from its lifelong environments, therefore we leave the Ueacon in full enjoyment' and inalienable possession of its Billingsgate. There is only one thing v.'e'woulddike to point out, and that is: The Raleigh Sun may be an excellent- thing to ' block chinks' in a fowl roost' (house, we presume) but we doubt if The Sun. or even a legion of devils, would save a hen-roost if the Beacon was knocking round thirsting for poultry. A^e did not state that the Beacon was 'conducted by a bullock-puncher, or an unordained microbe,' or that the said con ductor ' had not sufficient ability to drive ducks to water.' But the enp evidently fitt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
FURNITURE. FURNITURE. FURNITURE. A. HALL AND COMPANY II AVE THE LARGEST STOCK OF RELIABLE AND ARTISTIC FURNITURE IN SYDNEY. AND OUR TRICES ARE THE LOWEST. BUT DON'T TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT HALLS FURNISH more HOUSES in ono week than any other furniture dealors do in one month — very safe guarantee of the excellent finish of HALL'S Goods and their LOW PRICES. HALLS FURNISH a 3-rooiu COTTAGE, sitting-room, kitchen, and bedroom, for £10 Ds. Gd. See our catalogue, post Tree. HALL'S DRAWING ROOM SUITE covered in rich Silk French Tapes , try, with Plush Borders, a good Serviceable Suite, £5 5s. HALL'S BEDROOM SUITE, in Solid Polished Pine, viz., Wardrobe with glass doors and deep drawer, Dressing Table with jewel trays and swing glass, Marble-top Wash stand, Rail, and Chair, £6 7s. Gd. HALL'S DINING ROOM SUITE, viz., Spring-seated Conch, pair comfortable Easy Chairs, and set of padded-back Chairs, covered in American Leather, of reliable make, that will last for years, £6 10s. HALL'S ... FULL...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
STEAM TO SYDMEY. The Fast Direct Route.' . . '/? ? The Geo. W. Nicoll',Line; REGULAR WEEKLY SERVICE. The new Fast.s.s. Excelsior', JoQUpfl's,. the' ' ' favorite new s.s. Wollunibin,' 300. tons; : ? ppH15 s:s. —Excelsisr leaves : Coff's ; Harbor J. ' Jetty every Sunday morning, at 9, a.m., : [iiid' leaves Sydney every,; ?Tuf's Iny.jjveijijjg. ? The 8-6- ? \Vollumbin~.jfileo ''eall.s ^as '.required1, riotli ' stcamevs^have' colil, 'storage ? of. most ? rnodfc'rh'avrAiisement,, anil! au: impetus isnovf given, to* tjhe . dairying industries; throughout . Hie district^ ' The'Excelsior'is clebtriqiligbt'ed ' throughout,- and has superior accommodation ' f6iv^'assengers. ~ Steward and 'stcwa'rlless, and ! ladies' cabin's and other st'at&i'iromstih'dedc. Fares'betwcen Coff's Harb'6r~a'ird'S'y.(lncy— Cabiii,' single. £1 7s. Gd.,' return' £2 106 '; Steerage £1 ? ; ? Ut.a:. v . ? . ' Ifor further particulars, apply Best's Hotel, Coff's Harbor, or to ' * ?/ ' - ' GI2G.- W.'NICOLL, '' -«...
Church Services. WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
Church. Services. WESLEY AN. Sunday,' February 20 — Taylor's Ann, 11 a.m. — lien. jl. Graham. Bowra, 3 p.m. — „ „ „ Nambxeca Heads, 7.30 2-.m. — „ . „ Never Never, 11 a.m. — Mr. F. C. Steed. Bellingen, 3 p.m. — „ „ „ Fernmount, 7.30 2-.m. — „ ? ? „ North Arm, 3 p.m. — No.l Sand. , Sunday, February 27 — Bellingen, 7.30 p.vi. — Mr. B. Joyce. Never Never, 7.30. p.m.- — Mr. R. Griffith. North Arm, 3 p.m.— -Mr. J. F. Donnelly.
YARNS. RIGHT AWAY FROM THE SUN. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
YARNS itfoiir away fro fit e jl In 1860, wheii Sir HerirJ' E'arkes wild in the full vigor of iiitcllecWaJ. power, lie moved in tho House of l?ai'lianienf the following notice of motion ; — ' That a revision of the existing taxation of the j colony is necessary, aiid that, in any j dUeli revision, revenue should bo raised i by the imposition of diUie'3 that would ' tend to foster maiiiifiiiitiiriug eiilerprise.' Tt I., I... 1 ' f..: ? 1.. ? 1 ! ll ,io aviuiibkuii uj .ma 1 1 xuiiuo una lue; ; j alike' that; a3 a po'Iititiiaii rfiid slatesiiian i | Sir Heriry Parkes was head and shonl ! | ders above any man of his day iu Aus j | tralia. Our little fat man with tlii ' I we-ikness for bearing an eye-glass, no* : I at tho head of the Government, was ii | | his best when Sir Henry's intellect wa i | waning and his physical faculties ha j nearly succumbed from a broken leg ; I but, iia I mentioned before, Iteidadopte'. | the most outrageous tactics to get'tli ; | better of the old man, but ...
THE ORARA MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
: THE ORARA MAIL. In reply. to. a letter dated January 31, en closing an extract from a letter from Mr. A. L. Walsh, relative to mail arrangements at Upper Orara, Mr. J. McLaughlin, M.P., has been informed that ' the whole of . the. mail services between South' Grafton and Coff's Harbor, and various branch mails to Upper Orara. etc., were re-arranged. at tlie'beginning of the year, and after very careful considera tion the tables now in use were decided upon to afford the fairest possible division of the week'B mails out of Sydney, etc., and provid ing an expeditious direct coach mail between South Grafton and Coff's Harbor, and a branch mail twice a week between . Upper Orara Junction and Upper Orara. The sug gested alteration would not fairly divide the week's despatches from Sydney, Grafton, ete.j and l.ucsday's mail from those places would ue delayed in transitfrom Tuesday till Wednesday, and the speedy reply by return of post-, now available at Upper Orara, would be done away w...
Echoed. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
Eclide^: , Thhouoii ti fire at Maiiiiiiij lli'u eajiital of the P|;illi])inesi 200 houses lmve been destroyed. * * * * 3k.. * . Vtsrron : ' How, ninch tlie iJuliy re sembles its mother Fatlltir i '? Ye3, it tikllied when it was only six mdiltlis old I' M , v . * # ii # * * * Wife ' I wonder how yon dan look me in . the . face 7' Husband : ?' Oh, a nian can get used to almoiit anything ill time.' Fon some reason tho Chinese on tlig Mauleay are hoarding up coppers, until in some instances they have secured large boxes of them, ******** Cuiminai. summonses have been issued against a selector in the Albury district, who is alleged to have caused fires on several stations. ** *** * ** Talking is pronounced by doctors to be a healthful occupation — good for. heart disease, and to some extent a sub stitute for bodily exercise, ******** An Oxford-street poulterer, last week discovered over a quarter of an ounce of' gold in the gi/.ards of some Manning Itiver ducks he was cleaning, ******** ...
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. Mb. J. McLaughlin, M.P., has been in formed, — 1. That the expenditure of public funds on the Coff's Harbor cricket grouud is not considered advisable, but that if the resi dents are prepared to use and improve the land for purposes of public recreation the question of appointing trustees will be favor ably considered. 2. That the subdivision into small lots of land offered for sale by auction in the township of Coff's Harbor has been made with a view to meeting the de mand by purchasers of small means ; and, with regard to thesmall area submitted, such a coursc has been adopted to prevent monop oly, but should the laud comprised in sections 5 and 0 and portions 105 to 114 be disposed of, there would be no objection to offering other land in the town. 3. That the system of working roads maintenance men in gangs in the Bowra district was adopted after a very full consideration of the circumstances, and so far has. been found to work well. 4. That, as the ^Dep...
BRASS BAND, [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
BRASS BAND, On Friday evening lust fl meeting Was held in the School of Arts, Bellingen, for the pur pose of forming a brass band for the Bellin ger. Mr. W. T. Campbell occupied the chair, and explained the objects of the meeting. Messrs'. R. May and'S. Hattersley gave valu able information re the formation' and man agement of a band. It was announced by the latler speaker that lie had a list of twenty-six intending members, fourteen of whom were' present, and that they had signified their Will ingness to buy their own instruments. A resolution was carried to the effeet that each member pay the sum of Is. per month to the funds of the' band. Messrs. T. Barrett and S. Hattersley were appointed canvassers, and will report at next meeting what amount they will be likely to receiva from the public pel1 month. The young men in the district are taking the' matter up wrtlva -/est, and we trust the' residents of the district will come forward and assist them in forming a brass band for the ...
BELLINGEN SPORTS MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
BELLINGEN SPORTS MEETING. A meeting was held at Barrett's Hotel, Bellingen, last Tuesday evening, for the pur pose of considering the advisability of hold ing a day's sports at Bellingen on St. Patrick's Day. There were about twenty present. Mr. W. T. Campbell was voted to the chair, and explained that although Bellingen had held sports last St. Patrick's Day, this year Fern mount had decided on having a day's athletic sports, Macksville pony races, and probably Coff's Harbor would be in the field, as the latter place could not hold their sports on Anniversary Day owing to the wet. weather. A discussion of a conversational character en-, sued, most of. those present notifying that they intended visiting Macksville on St. Pat rick's Day. It was eventually decided, ou the motion of Mr. W. Brown, seconded by Mr. S. Hattersley, that Bellingen hold their sports oil Easter Monday, Mr. S. Hattersley was unanimously elected) secretary, and the otlicr officers will be appointed'aml the pro g...
JERSEYVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
JERSEYVILLE. Quit correspondent writes, under date Feb ruary 14,-1 am pleased to report that since my last the weather has been of such a favor able character that, in consequence, this part of the 'district is to be seen at its very best. :T|Ve maize crops are promising to-be the best harvested for sdme years past, and' should we. have tho good fortune to get them into the 'barns, clear of the dreaded floods, this should prove a moat ravoraoie year tor me .tanners, who are also deriving a very considerable in come from dairying. . . Tho local cream ery is in full swing, under the management of Mr. W. Robinson, and is putting through over 100 gallons daily. . . The new cn trnince works are still going on, and every month one can see very marked improvement. It is very easy to ^ee now that when the woru is compicicti rne entrance lo ine iviaic leay will be second to none'on the coast. . . The breakwater is, progressing slowly, lam told that a portion of it ? was waslied away during t...
ATTEMPTED INCENDIARISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
ATTEMPTED INCENDIARISM.' OtrK: Bo\vra correspondent Writes under date February 14 On Thursday night last what seemed to be a determined attempt to burn down the property of &fr. K-. Raymond, of Bellingen, was happily frustrated in a most singular manner. Amongst- the tenants oc cupying the several buildings is Mr. A. Terry, 'saddler, who retired to rest at his usual lime, but during the night he dreamed that the pected awoke in a fright. To make certafn that it wasnot a sfern reality, he made an inspection of the premises, but discovered nothing amiss, and returned once more to his couch. However, having faith in his dream; he made a thorough investigation of the prem ises- next morning, arid under a sleeper at the rear of the coach building shop he discovered a complete plant consisting of dry bark and wattles mixed with old paper and matchos well saturated with kerosene. Later on he communicated With Constable Reynolds, who took charge of the inflammable bundle. It appears...
POSTAL RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
POSTAL RETURNS. Returns compiled by Mr. F. Smythc, post and telegraph master at liellingen, show that the business of the office increased con siderably during 1897. Commission on money orders amounted to £10 13s. ; postal notes to the value of £390 12s. Oil. were issued ; the amount realised by the sale of postage stamps was £394 12s. Gd. ; and £105 7s. 7d. was re received for the transmission of telegrams.
Local Interest. FAREWELL SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 18 February 1898
Local Interest. FAREWELL SOCIAL. A PIjEASANT evening whs spent at the School of Arts, Bellinger Heads, last Friday, on the occasion of n send-oiT to Miss F. Atherton, tendered by her lady friends atthat place. Dancing was indulged in till early on Saturday morning, when thecompany parted, with many expressions of y.leasurc at the really enjoyable time spent.