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DEPARTURES FOR SYDNEY. BY TELEGRAPH. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
. í . DEPARTURES FOR SYDNEY. i BY TELEGRAPH. . . . July"38.-¡COQTJETTE sch. fot Melbourne. Crossed out at ; 10Äs.m. SZSttt July 31.-ELECTRA str., 350 tons'Captain W. B Nelson. . Passengers-Mesdames Cohen, Bates, Northcott, Kelly ; Misses . Denne, Eggins/Colien, Wood; Messrs. Ryan, Best. Northcott, Bussell,'Gall, Moore, Davis, Dowse, Howard, Kelly ; Rey. Father O'Sullivan; und IO in the steerage. Crossed ont at 7.F0 o.m., and arrived in Sydney on Thursday. C. E. and M. K. S. IT. Co., agents. .,. .Tilly 31.-HELEN ,NICOLL, .400 tons. Captain Fraser. -;. Passengers-Mesdames Morrow, Noud, Vacossant ; Misses . 2s*oud(2),Prow. Jones: Messrs. Musto, M'Farlane, Vacossant, Dykes, Alford, Donaldson, Morten. Somerville, Brown ; and 7 in tlie:steerage. Crossed out at 'D.20 a.m., and arrived in Svdney on Thursday. ' John See and Co., agents. :? August 2.-ORIENT barque, 307 tins, Captain Finnelle.for Melbourne with timber. CrosBed ont at 10.10 a.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
MÉDICINAL SHAMS.-It ia a simple act of charity to the public to warn, it against a clasB of articles -some of them of domestic concoctions, some imported from abroad-which are among the most pernicious ever foisted upon an unsuspecting com- munity. We allude to the imitations and counter- feits of the celebrated Wolfe's Schnapps.-ADT;
Clarence Railway Construction and Harbour Improvement League. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
Clarence Railway Construction and Harbour Improvement League. AT a meeting of the Committee, held on Wednes- day, there were present-Messrs. See (President), Waterhouse, Page, Bawden, Varley, Davies, Maurice, Lipman, Beatson, and Hockey. Accounts amounting to £6 16s were passed for payment. The Secretary reported that petitions and letters had been forwarded to the various Progress Associ- ions, as directed at last meeting, À letter waa read from Mr. See, M.P., acknow- ledging receipt of resolution carried at previous meeting, and stating he was doing all he could to advance the work of the railway and harbour improvement. A letter was received from Mr. Burge, M.I.O.E., acknowledging with thanks copy of map forwarded by committee. A letter was read from Mr. T. 6. Hewitt, resigning as a member of the committee. Resolved that the resignation be received, and the thanks of the Committee accorded to Mr. Hewitt for his past services. The petition re survey of line, from South Grafton via...
THE AGRICULTURIST & GRAZIER. The "Sour Grass" Country. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
THE AGRICULTURIST & GRAZIER. The "Sour Grass'! cbjintry. DUBING the discussions on the Land Bill in the Assembly, and even for many years past, that part . of the, colony now distinguished as the Eastern division has been spoken of as the "sour grass" country, and the poorest of the three divisions in relation to the pastoral industry. We extract some figures from the Pastoralist which put quite another face upon the matter. » "The examination of the returns for 1888, pub- lished the other day, show how our grazing country "is stocked- , Sheep Cattle Horses Acres Eastern Division .. 15,781,341 .. 1,293,840.. 304,773.. 39,745;180 Central Division 19,201,609.. 247,821.. 75,916..51,390,015 "Western Division.. 11,520,519.. 81,240... 30,679...71,968,458 Totals .'...... 46¡503,4C9 .. 1,622,907 .. 411,408 163,109,653 " It will be observed from these figures that the Eastern Division contains 31 per cent, of the sheep of the colony, 80 per cent, of the cattle, and 74 per cent, of th...
Juvenile Plain and Fancy Dress Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
Juvenile Plain and Fancy Dress Ball. ANOTHER of those attractive and popular enter- tainments was held in Jordan's Criterion Hall on Wednesday evening. The affair had been postponed twice, and though it was feared this would have interfered with its financial success, yet such was not the case, as there was a good attendance, the ladies in number greatly predominating. The juveniles mustered strongly, and were arrayed in quite a variety of fancy costumes, and the interior of the room presented an attractive sight when the numerous characters were engaged tripping the light fantastic. There was a good sprinkling of adults, who also participated in the amusement, and some appealed in fancy dress. The younger portion of the assemblage showed themselves to be well acquainted with the terpsichorean art, and with the announcement of each dance quickly filled the floor. The requisite music was contributed by willing volunteers, and gratuitous contributions of refreshments by parents and fr...
The Last Days and Words of Father Damien. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
The Last Days and Words ol Father Damien. THE Tablet publishes the following, account of the last days .of Father Damien :-" On the 28th (of March) he took to his bed, and on the 30th began his direct preparation for death by a general confession and renewal of his vows. Next day he received the Holy Viaticum. '.You see my hands,' he said, ' all the wounds are healing, and the crust is becoming black. Ton know that is a sign of death. Look at my eyes, too ; I have seen so many lepers die that I can't be mistaken. Death is not far off. I should have liked to see the Bishop again; but le bon Dieu is calling me to keep Easter with Himself ! God be blessed!' On April 2 Father Conrady gave him Extreme Unction. 'How good God is,' he said during the day, * to have preserved me long enough to have two priests by my side at my last moments, and also to have the good Sisters of Charity at the " Léproserie." That has been my Nunc Dimittis. The work of the lepers ia assured, and so I'm no longe...
Human Sacrifices on the Death of a King. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
Human Sacrifices on the Death ,, ; :. Jf ot a King., , EROM New Calabar news was brought of a mo3t revolting sacrifice. It seems that a few months ago the old King of Eboe died, and, as is customary in that part of the country, the traders from New Calabar went up to pay their respects to the new monarch. The traders were aware that for a short time after the old King's death the " lu lu" rites are performed, but they thought that these ; were over. The deceased monarch's name was Itnphy; and, to the horror of the English traders, the "lu lu" ceremonies were at their highest when they entered the Eboe Town. The rites had been in opera- tion for about two months, and already about 40 people had been slain to appease the " lu lu " gods. The old king was then lying in a grave which had been dug for him. The hole was a large one and deep. Lying in the same grave were nine of the king's youngest wives, and their deaths had been brought about in the most cruel man- ner. Each of the poor c...
A Day at the Hiring Depot [WRITTEN SPECIALLY FOR THE EXAMINER.] [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
A Day at the Hiring Depot [WRITTEN SPECIALLY FOE THE EXAMINEE.] SEPTEMBER 18,1S82.-"We are new chums, . -having; only arrived from "furrin" parts - two-or .three ' days ago in an, immigrant ship, and this is to be the day whereon our destinies are to be decided. " "Where do you intend ip go.?" and "What work are you going to. _do ?", are ihe questions invariably 1 askedLby'one to' another- of the immigrants. " OH,.ï'snall' find "a.' crib' about Sydney ; there seems plenty doing here." ""What wages ?" inquires one.. " Á bob an hour," is the reply, " and none too much, seeing; we have come all'this distance for it," "I shall go up country as a farm hand," says .one who had been a groom in thè omnibus, stables,.London. " "What do you know about farming ?" quoth his neighbour ; " you've never seen a cow even." " Get away with yer," quoth stableman ; "yes I haye.? " How d'ye milk then ?" asked his interro- gator. 7 " Oh," quoth stableman, with a wink, " Hitch the bucket under her nozzle ...
Parish Roads. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
Parish Roads. THE following road has been confirmed, and all claims to compensation in respect thereof must be served on the Secretary for Lauds within áO days from the 26th instant :-Road on the west side of Orara River, from the north to the south boundary of P. M'Guire's 40 acre3, e.p. portion Ko. 2, parish Kremnos, county Fitzroy. It has been deemed expedient to open the follow- ing roads, and any objections that may exist thereto must be lodged with the Clerk of the Executive Council before 26th proximo :-Road from the Murwillumbah and Duranbar road towards Cudgen, from a point on that road at the southernmost corner of W. Baker's 85 acres, e.p., to a north boundary of H. R. Cazala's 81 acres, e.p., parish Cudgen, county Rous. Part of road from Tumbulgum to Chinderah, from the south-west corner of M. M'Leod's 40 acres, e.p., down the left bank of Tweed River, and to the north boundary of S. W. Gray's 206 acres, e.p. por- tion No. 8, parish Terranora, county Rous.
The Hunter. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
The Hunter. THE NA BBABBI-WALGETT RAILWAY. - A move- ment has been inaugurated in Maitland to secure the support of the Northern towns for the Newcastle -Walgett railway scheme. NEWCASTLE GAS Co.- The 4.6th half-yearly report of this company shows the profits to be £2525, from which a 10 per cent, dividend and 2£ per cent, bonus was declared. The reserve fund now stands at £8600. It is proposed to reduce the price of gas to 5s fid per 1000. AN OCTOGENARIAN.-Many of your readers on the Clarence will regret to hear of the demise of Mr. R. Foster, of Woodville, at the advanced age of 82. He was a very old resident, and a few weeks back lost his wife. ANOTHEB BRIDGE.-£4000 has been placed upon I the Estimates for a bridge over the Williams River on the Dungog-Bandon Grove road. This was much needed, as the crossing, which is a ford, is dangerous. '
The Land Bill. Its More Important Provisions. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
The Land Bill. Its More Important Provisions. : THE Land Bill, having passed through the Assembly, is now'ready for consideration by the Legislative Council. Without attempt- ing any detailed reference to the 53 clauses which make up the bill, we (Herald) may notice some of its more important provisions, and at the head of these may be placed the great change proposed in the method of determining rents. Under the Act of ISSI/as authoritatively interpreted, the determination lay with the Minister for Lands, after appraisement by the local land board. From the Minister there was no appeal. His action could, of course, be challenged by Parliament; but such questions, if raised, were liable to be decided on party grounds. The new system is embodied in sections 6 to 9 of the Bill before Parliament. A Land Court is created which will be â Court of Eecord, and-have an official seal. ' It. will consist of three members, removable by the Governor, with the advice of,, the Executive Council, ...
"Live for Each Other." Marriage Ceremony of the Duke of Portland. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
" Live for Each Other." Marriage Ceremony of the Duke of Portland. I THE marriage recently o£ the.Duke of Port- land, was solemnized by the Eight Kevd. Dr. King, Bishop of Lincoln, assisted by other clergy. The Bishop bf Lincoln, it' will be remembered, is .being prosecuted before ah Ecclesiastical Court for alleged Ritualistic practices, whatever that may 'mean. The Some News thus refers to an j interesting, though somewhat, unusual fea true in the marriage ceremony. "We allude to what is termed the Bishop's sermonette, and the words he addressed to the bridegroom words it would be well for every newly married couple to take to heart, and carry with them through life. As the couple knelt before the altar, listening to Dr. King's eloquent sermonette, both bride and bridegroom looked somewhat restless. Presently, however, the pénétrât ing voice of the old clergyman, who wore none of the gorgeous robes in which he is usually attired at similar occasions, attracted everyone, and there ...
The Upper and Lower Houses. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
. The Upper and Lower Houses, WHATEVER resemblance our Assembly may bear to the typical John Bull in any other respect, in one, namely, his breeches pocket, there can be no doubt of" the strong family likeness. Naturally, the Council object to the principle of making the pay- ment of members work backwards, and cannot see the purity of the principle of men put in charge of public money, helping themselves. The Assembly cannot understand their proceedings being thus interfered with, and threaten to wipe the Council out of existence. It would behove the Assembly to choose another bone of contention whereon to fall out with the Upper House. Public sympathy in general may not be very largely with that body, but it is decidedly against the question of allowing our representatives to help themselves fnlUMnded &lt;?>"% cf tl'e State coffers ; more especially when the aualitvof work tbeveive in return is so wretchedly bad and inadequate. -Pastoralùt. Now that bustles are going on...
Macleay River. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
Macleay River. ?&lt;? MONDAY. FLOOD WATCHMAN.-The Kempsey council in the absence of a water brigade, have appointed a watchman to give intimation to the residents in the lower portions of the borough so as to prevent surprise in time of flood. The precaution is a commendable one, and dispenses with the necessity of the citizens watching anxiously the rising of the waters, with inconvenience by day or lantern in hand by night. BRIDGE AT KEMPSEY.-The members have been informed that the £G000 voted 7 years ago for bridging the river at Kempsey had lapsed. If the bridge could be constructed for this amount it most certainly should have been a work of the past, and the traflic fully warrants the outlay. OTJB CEMETERIES.-The condition of these repositories of departed ones is a discredit to civili- sation, and I understand that the matter of their improvement has been referred to the Department for consideration. I notice that a kindred state of things exists in many districts, an...
How Public Money is Spent. Report from the Auditor-General. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
i How Public Money is Spent. Report from the Auditor-General. I " IT is tins the public money is used without I Parliamentary authority," so says the AUDITOB GENEBAL. NO mean authority upon euch a question. Yet still the Parliament, whose officer he is, turns a deaf ear, and virtually permits the system of monthly Supply Bills to continue, a system under which all control over the expendi- ture is abandoned or rendered impossible. But then we suppose it is such a paying game to certain individuals that to return to legitimate Parliamentary government would be their absolute ruin. On December 31 the following advances appear in the accounts of the associated banks as untrans ferred to the public accounts, viz. :-The Casual Labour Board, £77,772 lis Sd ; refunds of pastoral rents, £43,106 11s ld ; Centennial Park accounts, £3728 8s 6d. Drafts of this kind upon the banks are practically extensions of the Treasurer's ad- vance beyond the limits of the Parliamentary vote for it. It need ...
The Sweating System. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
- ^ The Sweating System. A CITÏ SIEB.CII.VNT informs the New Zealand Herald that, although sweating is known in the mother country, it does not exist in Auckland to any great extent yet. There is a grinding competition in thc clothing manufacturing branches which is injurious to all concerned. He states that he would like to see the " log " about to bo fixed ia Dunedin introduced here, and points out how the present system works. A line of goods was being made up at certain trade prices at a factory. A firm went to that manufacturer, and said, " I will give you a largo order, to be executed at 10 per cent, under your present rate." The factory pro- prietor consulted his employees. He said his work was running out and they could take this work at 10 per cent, or lie idle. The employees, rather than go idle or work half time, agreed to execute the order on tho terms. What has been the result ? Other firms are obliged against their will to lower the wages of their hands in order to mee...
Original Lines. DELILAH. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
. Original Lines. DELILAH. 7 . ¡ THE herd vanquished by her sunny .eharmä Reclines a captive in Delilah's arms ; Melts under glances .from, her dazzling eyes. Dwells on her lips, and drinks in' all her sighs : Her form'to his in am'rous passion prest, His head recumbent on her Bnowy breast. i. . SheJ bending oh him, on his cheek doth press Her wanton lips with many a warm caress ; , Toys with the.tresses of his wondrous huir, . Her fingers gleaming with rich jewels rave. TiIIrpènsive-with:delight,-he'shuts his eyes, And in deep slumber on her bosom lies. Now is thc time ! From out thc golden band Her waist encircling, she; with nervous hand, The fatal scissors, keen as razors, draws To shear his tresses.., Doth thc tigress pause 1 What stays her hand.' Without the gate Do not tho.Philistines expectant wait ? ' It was not pity stayed, but the far mightier power Of love, that moved her in that pregnant hour. She gaze3 pensive"on that massive brow ; , That ample, bosom, breathing .soft...
Canterbury Park Races. SYDNEY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
Canterbury Park Races. ? ? . SYDNEY, THUESDAT. THESE races toole "place to-day, when the results were as follows : Flying Handicap, 6 furlongs 50 yards.-Pet Girl, 8-4. first ; Bnsy Bee, 7-9, second ; Cascade, 6-7, third. 10 started. Park States, 7Í furlongs - Cook Botin, 6-9, first ; Greyling, 8st, second; The Bobber, 8-7, third. 13 started. Bank Handicap, 1 mile 1 furlong.-Sorella, 7-5, first ; Fair- field, 7-7, second ; Amina, 7-9, third, ll starters. Sovereign Handicap, 6 furlongs 50 yard«.-Eoberto, 7st, first ; The Felon, 8-4, second ; Oakstain,7-9, third, 6 others Stewards' Mile.-Minstrel Boy, 10-7, first; Pathfinder,9st, second; Cock Bobin, 8-7, third. 10 started. . 45 remain in the Hawkesbury County Purse, and 42 in the Grand Handicap, after the first forfeit. Mr. Melhado has purchased Hypocrite from the Hon. W. A. Long, the price being £75. H M.S. Pinafore.-This popular opera was placed on the stage of the Theatre Boyal last evening by an amateur company. The building was cr...
THURSDAY'S SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 3 August 1889
TIIIHSDAÏ'S »EEXXffCrS. THE Legislative Council has decided on Tuesday as an extra sitting day. The second reading of the Land Bill was moved by Mr. Suttor, and after several members had expressed their viewB the debate was adjourned till Tuesday next. In the Assembly, after the preliminary business, ou the motion of the MINISTER FOR WORKS, it was resolved to refer to the Committee on public works, the Nyngan-Cobar Railway. He stated that the length of the line was a little over 80 miles, and its prospective cost £207,000, only £70,000 more than the expense of putting the road between Nyngan and Cobar in order would be. This was the first instalment of the railway, which would ultimately proceed to Wilcannia, and thence to the South Australian border. When that point of construction was reached, this colony would get its share of freight, af ter Broken Hill, which even now was as valuable as that of Newcastle. By one mine alone at Broken Hill, £16,000 in one month was paid in carria...