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Judge Murray on Railways. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 10 September 1886
Judge Itlurruy ou Hallwuyd. I [By FAuoji-A-lUtLAaii.] It must bo tho oarthquakos. Thoso torriblo volcanic upheavals tlmt turnod pin t of Now Koaland upsido down ntul thon, knocking lit tho door of Australia iih i Hoy wont along, raisod Cum at Chicago by turning a. fow hundrod housos topsy tuivy without warning or saying by your Icuvo. Nothing olso but thono suhtorrnnonn disturbances could havo influoncod Judgo Hurray, who is un ublo lawyer and a good jud(jo, on tho bonch, but whoso knowlodgo of tho subject of his lottor on tho GraftOn-ctim-Twoed railway is of tho most liiongro doscription, nnd aliout which ho is ovidontly a vory bad judgo, to havo mado such a suporlutivo uss of hiins If. Judgo Murray's knowledge of his subjoct amounts to this — that twico a voar ho is paid by tlio pooplo, through tho bovornmout, to visit thoso districts in his capacity as a District Court Judgo, aud from his oloVdtod position on tho box— not tho bonch — viows tho land immediately nlongsido tho main ...
Lismore. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 10 September 1886
Lituuore. [from ouii special correspondent]. Pedestiuanism.— A spurt, took place on Saturday oveuing.last.iu Cottee's paddook. botwoen two woll known ' peds.' T.' Tickle of Lismoro, and T. Noud of Grafton, HM , yards- for £20 a-sido, the latter giving Ticklo. 5 yards start. Little or no interest : was takon in tho raco. thore beins onlv .. somo 15or20spoctators present. Although tho distanco was short tho timo was exceed ingly long. Ilowovor it makes the second win for Lismoro within a month. ? '? Gab Works — A loan of £10,000 Iibb boon ilbatod ut home at 6 por emit. for. the construction of the Lismoro Ons works. This enormous sum will strike terror into tho hoarts of some of the. ratepayers. Railway. — A large and influential moot ing was hold in the Protestant Hall ou Monday night for tho purpose of passing tr resolutions urging tho necessity of laying r beforo tho Government, during, tho present ' session or as soon after as is practicable the plans &c. of that portion o...
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 10 September 1886
llrlcr Mention. I Grand conoert to-niifht. ? Tomki making splendid trips. Sydnov mails arrived nt 5 o'nlnnk yostorday. Odd follows' lodifo to ho oprncd on 21st,. Barber and stationer wantod for Coraki. Fairfield looking up. Australian Joint Stock Bank buildiug making rapid progress, And so is Jc (Tories now trado palaoo. And so is tho Oddfellow's Hall. And so is F. Clifford's offico. Aud so is Oasoy's now storo. And so is No. 2 School of Arts. Herald printing office to ho muoh onlargod noxt week. Additional »taff and maohinory. It is reported that our comotery is turned into a cattlo yard for tho oonvcniouoo of Bhip ? pers. Rank deseoration. Bishop Turuor is expectod to visit this distriot during tho pro-scut month. Roll up with your subscriptions for tho Jookoy Club. r Building houses without supplying wells ot tanks promisis to bo a bad itom — for tlio owuor. Cannot do without water, R iocs at Konny's Half-way Houso on 20th Ootobor. A ba'd judge— of Railways — Judge Murray. Tli- b...
Coronial Inquiry. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 10 September 1886
Coroiiinl finqulr}'. An inquiry into tho origin of a firo which occurred at Mr. J. O'Connor's farm, at Swan Bay, by which a barn and . its contonts woro.dostroyod ou tho morning of tho 2nd.' instant, wiis hold on tho . spot, on Tuesday last,- boforo Edmund Ross Esq, J. t\, coroner, nnd the following jury Mo3srs. O. P. Stroot (foroman), . Martin Campbell, Thomas Davorou, John Iluskin, Patrick Butler, David M'Donald, Harper York, Aloxandor M'Pliorson', Alfred Conroy, Thomas Maloiio,; John- Malono,' and Johu OTarroll. ? i . ?' Aftor tho jury had viowod tho scono of th} firo. tho followiug oyidonco was taken. Thomas CasoyV farmor, Swan Bay, deposed that on Thursday morning tlio 2nd instunt ho was lying awnlto in bod, bo two on 3 and 4 o'clock,' when-ho hoard a noiso which 'ho took to bo one of tho large stoamors' at a' distance; the noise' got plainor as though it was the oteamor approaching closer ; then .tho light attractod his -attention, and ho ran outsido and saw that O'Connor's ba...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 10 September 1886
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Beforo Mr. J. Bray, P.M. Estato of II. Johnson v. P. Nowman — Goods sold and dolivorod, 1 0s 2d. Dofondaiit pleaded not indebted, and put in an oiY-sot, which plaintiff doniod, as'being paid. .fostponoa to noxt uourc lor production of^witnossos. Samo v. -J.J-No'Woll — Goods sold and dolivorod, 13s. A tologram ijwas rocoivod from tho dofondaut stutiug .that tho Boncli had no jurisdiction. Mr. Simmons argued that Mr. Nowoll boiug a rosidont of Jhillina at tho timo the dobt was contracted, should bo suod at that Court. Plaintiff was non-suited on that ground. Samo v. D. M'Kinnon— Goods sold (bulanco) £2 8d. Vordict for plaintiff, with costs 8s. ' Samo v. H. l'almor — Goods sold, £1 7s lOd. Vordict for plaintiff, with 5s costs. Samo v. H. Woolloy— Goods sold, £2. Vordict for plaintiff, with 8s Oil costs. Samo v. Yollow Jack — Goods sold, £1 8s. Vordict for plaintiff, with 6s costs. Samo v. J. Cox — Goods sold, £9 9s 8d. Vordict for plaintiff, with costs 7s Gd. Samo v....
Coraki Police Court. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th 1886. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 10 September 1886
Coraki Polie Court. &nbsp; Monday, September 6th 1886. Before Mr. J. Bray, P.M. . Two first offenders, charged with being drunk and disorderly, pleaded guilty, and, having been locked up since Saturday, were dischargod with a caution. H. Johnson v. Mary Grady— Illegal detention of a tank valued at £3. Mr. N. J. Simmons, of Lismoro, appoarod for defendant, and applied for'un adjourn ment until noxt Court. Tho application was grantod.
Experiences at Port Derby. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
Experiences at Port Derby I Mtu iWV Strapps, the leader of an Adelaide prospecting pnrty which was recently despatched to the Kimberley goldfields, gives us the following vivid description of the difficulties which were met with in landing -horses from tho steamers at Port Derby. He says : — ' One of the greatest hardships to the digger on arrival here is the landing of his horses. After paying £13 per horse (finding his own forage) from Adelaide, lie finds another £1 imposed for landing charge per lighter, or rather that amount for the privilege of throwing them into the mud of King's Sound. Would advise intending passengers to see that their tickets and passages state 'landed at Derby,' and to take no verbal promises from shipping agents, only to be broken on arrival- here. Our experience in landing horses was bitter enough. The place selected by the commander of the Dicky (the landing tender), lay imme diately abreast of the steamer, and named Port Torment. A low, scrubby, sandy ...
LATEST MARKET QUOTATIONS. [By Telegraph.] SYDNEY, THURSDAY, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
LATEST MARKET QUOTATIONS. [By Telegraph.] SYDNEY, Thtjbsday, 6 p.m. Maize, 3s 6d to 3s 8d ; Oats, 2s 6d to 2s 8d ; Potatoes, £3 12s to £5 per ton ; Butter, Is 3d to Is 6d per lb ; Eggs, Is per doz ; Fowls, 4s to 4b 6d per pair ; Pigs, 4 id per lb. (From the Manager Clarence River and North Coast Farmers' Association.) Maizo is in fair demand at 3s. 7d. per bnshel.
CABLEGRAMS. LONDON. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
CABLEGRAMS. LONDON. Friday. I Mr. Samuel Morley, late M.P for Bristol, is dead ; aged 77. The Canadian- Commission of the Colonial Exhibition propose a continua tion of tho same next year. Canada is further subsidising £3000, and New South Wales and Victoria £2000 each. It is expected that the hop crop in England will yield 800,000 cwts. ; and on the continent only half a full crop. LONDON, Monday. Thirteen deputies of the Bulgarian Assembly will combine for the purpose of averting Russian occupation, and securing the return of Prince Alex ander. The British Postmaster-General favors a charge of a penny on half-ounce letters between England and the colonies. It is estimated that the wheat crops of America will be ninety million bushels over last years. LONDON, Wednesday. ' Princo Alexander stated that he resigned the throne of Bulgaria at the bidding of the Czar. The French press urges tho necessity of maintaining French occupation of tho New Hebrides. Tho Emperor of Germany has had...
TELEGRAPHIC. SYDNEY, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
TELEGRAPHIC. SYDNEY, Monday. The banquet to Sir John Robertson on Saturday night was a brilliant success. Ton arrests have been made in connec tion with tho outrage upon the young girl in Moore Park. The trial of Carl von Buron, for traudulent insolvency, commenced this morning, and is still proceeding. Tho trials in connection with tho railway frauds commence on tho 4th October. Heavy frosts have occurred in the Bowral district, doing great daniago to tho fruit trees in blossom. Sixteen ounces of gold have been ob tained from ono ton of washdirt from the new field neat- Bateman's Bay. The Lithgow miners have formed a society of Grand United Three-penny Drinks Association, resolving to pay threepence instead of sixpence to publi cans for liquors. There is a total interruption in the telegraphic communication with Europe, the routes via Saigon, Siani, Tavoy ; and via Hongkong and Vladivostock being cut off, owing to interruptions on the Siam and Russian land lines. Heavy shocks of ea...
River Steamers Time-Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
River Steamers Time-Table. The following timp-tnblo is published for genc-ml information : — Sarah L. Hixson lenves Lismore for Ballina nt 8.30 a.m. every Monday. Wednesday, nnd Friday ; nnd Ballina for Lismore every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 8.30 a:m. Florria .Ipbvps Bnllina for Lismore every Mon day, Wednesdnv, nnd Friday nt 8.30 a.m ; 'n'n'd Lismore for Bnllina everv Tuesdny, Thursday, nnd Saturday, nt 8.30. n.m. The Messenger leaves- Woodburn for Lismore pverv morning (Fridny .pxeepted) returnipgr to Woodburn in the nfternoon. Tho Triton lenves Cornki for Casino every Mondnv, Wednesdnv and Friday nt 9 a.m ; nnd Cnsino for Cornki every Tuesday. Thursday, and Saturday. 'The Irvinprton leaves Casino for Coraki every Monday. Wednesday, and Friday; nnd . Cornki for. Cnsino every Tuesday, Thursday, and Snturdny, at 9 n.m.
Sires of the Season. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
Siren of the Seanon. Tiik following Siros have been advortisod in our columns : — Butley Iloy, Carnmana, S. Grafton.. £4 10 0 Stockdnlo do do ..440 Beadsman, Coraki ? ? ? 3 0 0 Beltram, Snndy Creek ? ' 3 0 0 Prinno Royal, South Codrington. . .. 2 10 0 Royal l lantation, Codrington ? 2 10 0 Welcome, nenr Cornki . , 260 Chance, Bungnwalbyn ? ? 2 0 0 Clarendon, Coraki 200 Sybel, near Coraki ..... ........ . ,, 200 Young Plantation, South Codi-ington 2 0 0 Quinton, do 1 10 0 Tom Thumb, Caramnna, S. Grafton. 16 0 Deseriptivo articlo next issuo.
Coraki Post-Office. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
Coralil FosMCfficc. AunrvAr. a'j-t) Depahtuhh op Matm. jr^.Tis orrive from Sydney, South Woodburn, Woodburn, and Swnn Bay every Monday arid Thursday, nt 3.35 p.m.; and close for the same places every Tuesday, and Friday, nt 5 p m. Arrive from Lismore, Wyrallah. nnd Gundur iinba every Tuesday nnd Friday, nt 5.50 p.m ., nnd close for same places every Monday and Thursdnv, nt 3.35 p.m. Arrive from Casino and Ccdrington pverv Tuesdny. nt. 4 p.m. and Snturdny, at. 10.30 a.m.; ana cioso tor sam? pmces every juon ? day and Thursday, at 8.30 p.m. Arrive and depart by river boats for Ballina, Wardell. and Broadwater.
GYMPIE RACES. BRISBANE, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
GYMPIE RACES. Brisbane, Tuesday. The following aro the weights tor tno principal events in connection with the forth coming raco meeting at Gympio : — Spring Handienp.— Friendless, 9-8; His Worship, 9-1 ; Warkworth', 8-5; Freedom; 8-6 ; Havelook, 7-8 : Clifton, 7-8 ; Banholor, 7-6 ; Wolseley, 7-4 ; Battleinan; 6-13 ; Phoenix, 6-12,- Minerva, 6-10 ; Endymion, 6 ; Kisba, 6. Goldfiolds Handicap.— Friendless, 9-9 ; His j Worship, 9-4 ; Warkworth, 8-7 ; Froedom, 8-7 ; Tlavolock, 7-10: Clifton, 7-10 ; Baaliolor, 7-8; Wolsoley, 7-6 ; Enigma, 7-6 ; Latclikoy, 7-2; Knngnroo, 7-2; Battlomnn, 7-1 ; Phoenix, 7 ; Minerva, 6-10; Mazurka, fi-2. Flying Handicap. — His Worship, 0-8 ; Royal Irishmnn, 9 ; Warkworth. 8-8 ; Fi-oodom, 8-8; Hnveloek, 8; Baohclov, 4-10 ,- Marriun, 7-9 ; WolBeloy, 7-8 ; Latohkoy, 7-5 ; Kangaroo, 7 -?! ; Visoount, 7*3; Phoenix, 7-2 ; Briar Root, 6-13; Stewardess, 6-10; Kisbor, 6-7.
Important to Shippers. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
. Important to Shippers. An action for £100, involving a question of the liabilities of shippers and shipowners, was I decided at the Adelaide Locnl 'Court on Wed nesday last, after some argument. The South ' Australian Reoxster says : — ' The plaintiffs wore the owners of tho well known fchin. Myrtle Holnie, and the defendants wore Messrs. ! Bnrford, of Adelaide, who, it was Bhown, bad shipped some casks of ' oleine' on bonrd the plaintiffs' vessol for London last year. On the vessel's arrival in London it was discovered that the oil had exuded from the casks and ' damaged a quantity of wheat which formed part of tho carpo. The Bhipownersbnd to pay I the demand mnde by the consignees for the damage to the wheat, and now sought to re cover ..'from , Messrs. Burford, w'hose oil had done' the' m'schief. The case was one of mixed law and fa.e.t, evidence being given as to the character of the casks, it beinpr contended by the plain tiffs that tho casks were insufficient, and declared b...
HAWKESBURY HANDICAP. SYDNEY, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
HAWKESBURY HANDIOAP. Sydnky, Saturday. Meteor, 6 years, 7st 21bs ? 1 The Jewel, 6 years,- 7st lOlbs . . . . ; ? '. 2 B. Y., aged, 6st lllbs ? ? ? 3 Tho other starters were Sorello, lake, Lord William, The OrphanPM^^Pm, Corday, Burrilda, Happy Thought, Keith, Kitawa, Dugobert and Folly. Betting : 8 to 1 The Jewel, 6 to 1 Burrilda and Meteor, 8 to 1 Sorolla, 10 to 1 Rifleman, 14 to 1 Orphan, 16 to 1- each Corday, B. Y., and Folly ; 20 to 1 eaoh Goldluke, Kitawa, and Keith; ,60; to 1 any of the others. Aftor a wearisome delay tho signal was given to a good start. In tho straight B. Y. took the lead, and passed tho stand with a slight lead from The Jewel. Going down tho hill Lord William uiuK Lilt' ieaa, aircnaeu uy v*oiui-iku. -l ubl uiu old milo po--t, Folly and Rifleman were seen raoing in front of B.' Y., and Happy Thought, Corday bringing up the rear. At the beginning of tho back stretch, Lord William was ha'f a length in front of Goldlako, and the last named was two lengths in fro...
C. R. P. and A. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
C. R. P. and A. NOCIETY. Taking into consideration that Coraki may fairly be said to be situated about the centre of the Richmond River and district, and that its environs are thickly populated, with agriculturalists and pastoralists, we think it is quite time that a local society be formed at Coraki, so as to give the hundreds of farmers and others living between Wyrallah and Tatbam on one side, and the coast line on the other, an opportunity of exhibit ing their stock &c., without having to drive or convey them such long dis tances as at present. It's central posi tion would, perhaps, long ere now have caused it to be selected as the site for holding an Exhibition, had not other and more energetic influences been at work. This cannot of course now be remedied, but what can be done, and done easily and successfully, is to establish at Coraki a Central Richmond Pastoral and Agricultural Society on the same lines as that which has been found to work so successfully in Grafton...
Sporting Mems. BEENLEIGH RACES. SEPTEMBER 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
Sporting Memo. BEENLEIGH RACES. SEriEMnEB 10. In these races thoro wore soven oven is, all of which were well contested the me- tiiifr beiiiR a great success. The two principal racos being the Ueouleigh Handicap of 100 stvs. with a sweep of 2 sovs. oaoli from starters added. 2 miles, and the Flyinir Hnndioap of J mile for r,0 sovs, with a sweop of 1 sov. In the first named six horses started. Ida and Count feit being scratched. A pood start was effooted, Freedom beinp last. Clovo led to the half mile post whon Freedom, admirably ridden by All. Egau, shot throuirh his horses and assumed premior position. Warkworth thon mado a great spurt, and passing tho othor horses, got on to Freedom's quarter, which position was maintained right rouud tho course, until just before entering tho straight tho second timo, when Fitzroy, who had been gradually coming up, passed Clovo and mado a groat struggle for second place, whioh ho wrested from Warkworth. and he and Freedom raced well together unti...
A BAD JUDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 17 September 1886
A BAD JUD6K. The Ballina Pilot referring to the now notorious letter of Judge Murray's on the Grafton-Tweed Railway, deliber ately states ' That His Honor's views on this subject are generally shared in by a great majority of the residents of tnis district we can confidently assert.' Well, we are not much surprised at such an expression of opiuion from such a source, but we are rather bothered when we read further, 'We would particularly desire that the reiader should understand that our contention is that Nature having done so much for the coast districts, it is our duty to agitate for them, and not to cease until we get them' (sic). What we want to get at is not to cease until we get— what ? Coraki is somewhat in the same position as Ballina, only worse,, for we set no railways, no public buildings, no ' nothing,' but we are not imbeciles enough to accept the ipse dixit of a District Court Judge as asainst the evidence of scientific men and our own observation in a matter of such ...