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The Auburn Murder. SENSATIONAL ALLEGATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
lite Aialturii i?lnrilci*. SENSA'1 10NAL ALLEGATIONS^ The police officers engaged in the investigations relating to the murder of Constable Long were busily engaged throughout Thursday afternoon iu connection with the matter. It. Avas only at. rare intervals that SubIn spector ' Roclic, Detectives Jones and Fullerton, ar.d the other officers con cerned could be seen, aud then they courteously but firmly declined to give any information concerning the nature of the statement. -made. Later in the evening several copies of the state ment were type-written, one being forwarded to the Crown Solicitor, one to the Inspector-General of Police, and one to Superintendent Potter, Chief of the Criminal ? Investigation Branch, while the Metropolitan Police Super intendent'' (Mr. Larkin) retained the original. The document is understood to be to the following effect : — 'A little before midnight on the night of the murder, or about two hours before the constable was shot, Woolford met ' Fatty' Gr...
Ballina. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
JEalliiia. At Mr. 0. Webster's butchering es tablishment in Ballina (remarks the ' Beacon '), (he latest improved sau sage machine has been installed,- worked by a ti horse-power steam engine. The machine does, its work perfectly, the meat being chopped as tine as desired, wuue it is much cleaner and quicker than the old style of cutter. The machine is reckoned the best on the river. Mi:. Webster has also recently added a cooling chamber to the shop, which is now thoroughly up-to-date in every respect. The Ballina Rowing Club held its annual meeting 011 Wednesday. The treasurer's statement disclosed a credit balanco at the bank of £28 18s -Id, aud tho assets of the Club are reckoned at about £35, showing that the Club is in a very strong condition. The elec tion of officers for the ensuing year took place. It was decided t.o call tenders for the erection of a boat shed at the foot of Moon-street, and a com mittee was appointed to interview Mr. Grimshaw regarding the site. Two new me...
A Singular Occurrence. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
-ft. &ii!gialar Occurrence. A' heifer belonging to Mr. W. J. Saville, of the Lansdowne, lias just gone through a rather strange ex perience. About six or eight months ?ago a stick 1GJ inches in length and 1;T in. in diameter penetrated through ! the ribs of the-animal into the paunch, and,' notwithstanding efforts made to extract it, it worked its way into the body, the wound closing up after it. Last week the pieco of wood made its -appearance 011 the other side of the heifer from which it entered, behind the foreleg, when it was successfully - removed. The htick had taken from six to; eight- mouths to work light through tl:e animal, which, we are in formed, is as well as ever. Mr. ; Saville has the stick .in his possession | as a curiosity, and the truth- of tho - incident, strange as it may appear, is 1 vouched for by several residents. Lord Wolseloy is usual!}' spoken of as ) an Irislunau. As a niattor of fact, tho . | . ox-Couunander-iii-Cliief comes of a Staffordshire ...
Proposed Dairy Conference. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
Proposed Wairy Conference. It is more than probable- that -the Minister for Agriculture will shortly convene a conference of dairy farmers and exports to consider several matters ofHmportauce affecting the export .butter industry. Is is recognised that, ?the/ recent revelations made ro£rardin-r :,t]ie. ;;uko - of. preservatives in butter jmanufactured for export, deserve the serious consideration of dairy farmers, owners, of creameries, either ^private, public, or co-operative, aud exporters of .'butter.'.. The. cabled announcement that a London tradesman was re cently fined for selling Australian butler that contained a larger propor tion of boracic acid than is. alio wed by the regulations of the Board of Trade is considered by many as indicating a great source of danger to a great- and growing industry, unless indeed some thing is done to arrive at a general understanding as to the amount of preservative necessary to permit of butter being landed in London in a souiid condition. ...
News of the District. Wyandah. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
News of the District, J ; W.yswishila (from our correspondent.) January 27. — A meeting of the mem bers of the Wyan and Myrtle Creek Progress Association was held at Mr. H. Clarke's on Monday evening, when the following members were present: — rMessrs. J. Ellem (chair), E. Bailey, senr., H. Clarke, A. W. Smith, G. Clarke, T. Cowley, H. Bailey, E. Bailey, jun., and L. 1. onnth, secre tary.' The minutes of last meeting were read and duly confirmed. Two new members were enrolled, aud a motion was tabled to the effect that at the next February meeting the mem bers' subscription fees shall be paid half-yearly iu advance. This was all the business transacted, and the meet ing was adjourned till February 12. At the completion of the regular . business, a presentation was made to Mrs. Clarke by the members for grat uitous services rendered to them. The presentation, which was in the form of a beautifully engraved electro silver biscuit, ban-el, was made by the secre tary, iu behalf of the m...
Cheating the Gallows. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
i:hcnti»g the '? John Gillkspie, who died, at the age of 8U, a few days since, in Carlisle workhouse, was, at Cumberland As sizes, in 1884', condemned to death for housebreaking ' at Wigton. But with practically tlia rope round his neck his resource never deserted him. fr Placing some suds and (soap in his mouth, he made such a convincing show of ill ness, suggested by the foam so pro duced, that he wa» reported to be in a. dying condition. The death sentence was commuted to one of imprisonment f/'.i'life, and then Gillespie, so runs the official record, was ' pardoned in a dying condition.' To prevent death taking place in gaol, Gillespie's re moval 'to the infirmary was ordered. Still. ifoaming at the. mouth, he was placed on a stretchcr, but as two warders carried liim out of that prison the 'dying man ' sprang to his -feet and. escaped. Ho was known as tlie king of lock pickers, and is said to i have released fellow prisoners as well j as himself. |
Lismore. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
Eiismorc At the. Police Court, on Wednesday, P. Cochrane, jun., was charged. with a breach of Section 10 of , the. Stamp Duties Act. Briefly- staled_the facts were that defendant's father - sub-, divided a town allotment into six'allot ments. He has a family of'Six^aud he made a vol un ta r v -ri f t of -1 he al lot men ts. which lie transferred 'to ' each ? of his children... One pound was -the legal fee in eaclvcaser Twenty pounds -was T the value of each allotment; but as the value w'hs so small, defendant ? con sidered 5s Stamp Duty enough to pay. After considerable evidence was taken, the Bench inflicted the lowest, penalty, v z., £50, with professional costs £1 Is, and the expenses of one witness £l- : Is, in default six months' -gaol.:^ We (says Saturday's 'N. Star') were yesterday shown a spurious- ..half.' sovereign which had been passed at Mr. T. M'DermottV store Iiere -. oir Thursday. It is a fac simile of tho coin used of recent years, with;:-he efligy of Queen Victoria,...
Government Mismanagement [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
f-«v«riiineiit NisiiiitiiagcuiRiit Tun principal reason for the stagna tion insAustralia at the present t.itne is the interference by the Governments in undertakings which should be left, to the private individual or company. The initial mistake was made when it. was decided, that the Government should own the railways. There was an idea in the minds ot the people that the people should own the railways, so that high freights would never be charged. How has this panned out ? First ot all, the railways are pawned for their full value to the British in vestor, therefore never did beloug to the people; secondly, the freight and passenger rates compare most un favourably with the private lines of Canada, United States, and Argen tina, and are fully 20 years behind these countries 111 comfort. Again, Goveriinment railways have blocked the avenues for employment, have hin dered the settlement of the country, have closed the best avenhe -for immi gration, and have been as big1 a curse as t...
Coraki. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
? ; ? V ? — ('oi-abl For two vacancies in the local Coun-: cil Messrs. Burgess and Scharer (the old members) have been re-nominated, als'oMr. W. M'Lean. For the .extra-, ordiuary vacancy caused by the resig nation of 'Aid. Fog well,' Mr. R. G. Benaud was the only ratepayer .nomin ated. 'lhe Mayor (Mr. W. Nolan)- has re ceived word from Mr. R. Pyers, M.L.A., that he has been informed by the Works Department that teifders will be called for the long promised South Arm Bridge abont the end of March. It is to be hoped no further delay will take place in the carrying out. of this verv necessary work, says the ' R.R.. Herald.' Mr. Owen Malone who has been un well for some time as the result of an attack of heat apoplexy, left for 1 Byron Bay ou Wednesday morning to recruit his health. Mr. Maloue's . friends will be pleased to hear that he is 011 the way to lecovery.
Drying Potatoes. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
Drying Potatoes. Potato improvement, both iu. tlio tuber and its cultivation, have so in creased the yield in Germany as 'to call for additional methods of pre paring potatoes for use. They are used iu some sections for cattle, feed, and they are used extensively in the manufacture ot alcohol. In order to successfully combine the two indus tries a prize of over JSJOOO is offered tor the best method of desiccation. The idea is, apparently, to extract, fhe alcohol and dry the remaining pulp, that it may be shipped inconvenient form fo the feeding stables throughout the country. Forty per cent, .of tlio German potato crop is now used for fodder. As they contain a large amount of water in addition to their inconvenient bulk, tho transportation charges prevent shipping to any great extent, lliieo and one-half tons shrink during the drying process to about cue ton, wh'ch would effect a great saving, it is said, without in juring tho-feeding value. Casino: Printed mid published by Jam 1:3 ...
Lords Milner and Linlithgow. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
Lui'ds Milnei* aud Linlithgow. It is cabled that Lord Linlithgow —or, as Ave know him, -.Lord Hope ;toun— is to succeed Lord- Milner in the Transvaal. The trials of our late Governor-General in Australia wore mainly confined to trying to make ends meet 011 a paltry £10,000 a year. In Africa he will find real trials — trials that will test his judgment and his firmness every hour of the day. Lord Milner, admittedly one of the most able men in the diplomatic service, has utterly worn himself out at it. It is suggested that he may come here as Governor-General, for a rest ; and Loid Linlithgow will have fo take up a weighty task when Lord Milner leaves Africa. It is too early to speculate as to what amount of suc cess Lord Linlithgow may be expected . - to attain. He is a young man, as Governor-Generals go, and litis never been severely tried. A colt at cricket sometimes astouishes the crowd by a dashing performance ; and perhaps the new Governor-General of Africa may delight the world...
PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 3 February 1903
V/'tyKTIt I NOMI&ITION DA|Y. ' Weatner cloudy, but fine. . Local option vote to be taken 011 poll ing day. Polliug Day fixod for Tuesday, 10th instant. ?'Protestant Alliance Society meeting to-night. A real treat on 11th Feb. — Moonlight Concert Tho Education Commissioners are on tlieir way back to Australia. The receipts of the Armidalo Lands Office last year totalled £55,357. 36in. White Calico, 4s 6d dozen, Sale Price 2s lid.— Crouch's Trade Puiace. Corn-pulling has been commenced 011 the Manning River. ^The yield is good, considering the dry season. It. is st-ited that ? there are 80,000 bar-, ni'iids in E igland, whoso hours average, fourteen daily for a wage of 10s per iveek. z' The Clifton (Q.jP' Despatch ' remarks that times are bad, moni.y scarce, flies plentiful, trouble everywhere, and in fact a mournful appearance is over the whole place. The Public Works Committee lias com menced an enquiry into the expediency of cons' rucking a breakwater at the Clarence River ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
Advertisements. WANTED— A Good Strong Lad, to make himself generally useful about a Farm. Apply to JOHN MAG-NAY, Stiuthmoro, New Park. SHOP TO LET. — Shop to Let in North street. Suitable for Storo, Auction . Room, or anything that may be. required. Very low rout. Apply to W. C. 8. SHEPPARI). |J| O L E A S E. The Paddocks situate at North Casino, , known' as .Harris'. All securely fenced. For particulars: apply to BRIDGET HARRIS, Casino. jyyj' I L I T A R Y N 0 T I C E. Members of the Casino Half-Squadron are specially requested to attond S. M. Sutton's funeral, from Wyrallah, noxt Sun day. Dress : DriUOrdeiy without arms. F. G- FANNING, Captain. Q R I C K E T ' N 0- I I. C E. A MEliTING of all ; those interested in Electorate Cricket: will be held atl Jordan's Hotel, on MONDAY NEXT, Oth FEBRU ARY, 1003, at 8 p.m. sharp. : ? By Request, r ., : A. C. CROUCH. OMEN'S . POLITICAL LEAGUE. The Adjourned 'Moetiii' in connection ? with the' formation of a WOMEN'S POLI TICAL : /LEAGUE, and D...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
A BSail Taste in (lie Month, Ix is anything l-ut pleiissnt to awake with n bud taste iu tho month. This always arises from a disordered stomach, and may ho corrected by taking a dose of Chamber lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets immedi ately after supper. They clcanae and in vigorate the stomach, improve the digestion, and give one a relish for his food. They are easy to take and pleasant if) effect. ' Just What You Nkkd.' . Ouly I/O. Sold by A. C. Simpson, Cuaiuo,
Gazette Notifications. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
Gazette Notifications. Authorities empowered to prosecute trespassers 011 Crown lauds : — Casino, G. E. Runiinery ; Grafton, Ralph Lowe ; Lismore, Geo. Sedgwick ; MurwiHunibah, S. R. Charles ; the abovo to rank 11s Forest Guards. For particulars seo ' Gazette ' of 24th .Tannarv . Crown Land Sales. —On Tuesday, 24th March, at noon, at the Lands Office, Lis more, country portion No. 200, county Richmond, parish Bimgawalbyn, 15 acres 3 roods ; upset price por aero, £1 15s. — On Wednesday, 25th March, at noon, at tho Lands Office, Casino, seventeen county portions, county of Drake, parish of Yulgilbar, areas from 40 acres up to 224 acres ; upset priep (inclusive of im provements on certain portions), from £1 5s to £1 lGs (id per aero. — Particulars iu ' Gazette ' of 24th January.
News of the District. Kvogle. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
News of the District, Kvotrle. ? (from our correspondent.) Fed. 3. — It is still keeping dry up this way, although, so far, wo have plenty of grass. Wi'angario ownors havo docided to cut up tho station into farms. About 3000 acres aro to be cut up at once, within two tnilos of the creamery at Kyogle. T.ho owners inteud erecting all improve ments 011 the farms, and then letting them 011 throe ye-irs' leases with tho option of purchase at the end of the term, or will grant a renewal of lease. All the farms are to bo classified, and the rent fixed accordingly. I believe the terms aro very liberal, and to anyone wanting a farm I would say — now is the timo to eitoose one. Mr. Ralston, who leaves here to-day, goes with the good wishes of all who know him. The sports hold here on the 26th were a great success, everything passing off woll, and the treasurer had the sum of £2 5s in hand after everything was paid for. . .' Cricket has gone dead up here. This is a pity, for we had some very p...
Death of Sergeant-Major Sutton. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
IDcatli of Serjfcaiit-nnjor Sutton. By wires received we learn with the deepest sorrow of the death of Sergeant Major J, D. Sutton, in Sydney. De ceased was a son of Mr. Malcolm Sutton, who until very recently resided in Casino. It will be romembered that Sergeaut-Major Sutton, then a trooper, belonged to the Casino Lancers, and was one of those who went to Aldershot for a course of training. Shortly after re turning home from England he volun teered for service in South Africa, and displayed great bravery in action while rescuing a comrade under a heavy tiro from the enemy. ' Later on ho was in valided home, and after a short respite again went to the front. For his bravery he was mentioned in Lord Kitchener's despatches, and received the rank of Sergeant-Major, and we believe was also recommended for the Victoria Cross. This, however, he had not been invested with. Deceased again fell seriously ill in South Africa, and, we understand, went through an operation, and subse quently r...
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor of the Richmond River Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
CORRESPONDENCE. 1 ' ? ___0— ? (To the Editor of the Itichmoml River Iixpress.) I Sir, — We have heard a good lot of blow from the Hon. E. W. O'Sullivan about tho 7s por day, and the wiping out of the unemployed. He has now crawled down by roducing tho expendi ture on country roads and bridges, and to do this has~determined to reduce the number of maintenance men. Now, Mr. Editor, it always has been tho practice of past Governments, when they ran aground, and were forced to reduce tho number of men on tho roads and rail ways, to lot the now hands go first, and those who had done long and honest work were found employment, married men with families being given first chance. I know one of the men recently knocked off who has been engaged on the roads as long as 18 years. This mau has always done good work, and is a marriod man with a big family to keep. There are other men, who have only boen on the work a short time, still they are found work,, some being single men. Matters of this k...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
I. Local and General News. I ' ^ A Promfio Chinajiax. — Kwong Sue Taclc, the Chinnman with four wives and 18 children, called in at this office to joyfnlly announce *' number four wife catchein boy, half-past treeyester day.' K wo lip; states that number one wito is in Cimion, and has four chil dren. Ot his fourteen children in Cairns, nine are attending school. — ' Cairns Post.' Tin-; Ci,ari:xck River Harbour. — The Public Works Committee further con sidered the proposal to construct the northern breakwater at- the Clarence' River. Captain Cliudleigh (chief pilot) gave evidence in support of the pro posal, and said lie thought it would be necessary to carry the breakwater out JOUUft. Captain L'arrell, of the s.s. Kyogle, concurred with Captain Cliud leigh, and added that both the north and south breakwaters should be con structed at. the same time. Acts of Bi;avi:i;y. — While a number of orphan children were bathing at Sandingham on Monday morning, three got beyond their depth, and...
PITH AND POINT. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 6 February 1903
1'ITSI AXI» POaXT. I Municipal contest. Sergeant Sutton dead. Income lax returns now due. Wallace and Co. mean busiuess. Early Closing Act to bo enforced. A boom of ' bargain sales ' now in full blast. ' May and Co.'s Fair is now in full swing. Meetiug of Casino Co-operative Dairy Co. next Tuesday. Only seven points of rain at Casino during the past. week. The ratepayers aro sure to vote for Wallace and Co 's sale. The Rev. Dill Macky is expected at Lismore next Saturday. Grand Torchlight Procession. 50 per formers. llth February. Tho population of Broken Hill de creased last year by 1793. Pleuro is prevalent among the cattle at Menitigie, on the Murray. Alstonville Show next Tuesday and Wednesday, 10th and llth February. Price of' meat reduced at Grafton^ almost everywhere except at Casino. Tho next important thing to Wallaco and Co.'s sale is the municipal election. Why suffer from a cough or a cold when a few doses of Cavanougii's Pulmonic Balsam will euro you. Try it. Sold at al...