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A LESSON IN LOVE. A COMPLETE STORY. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 28 January 1898
A LESSON IN LOYE. A COMPLETE STORY. ? --*-« ? CHAPTER I. T)UT if you get the appointment J3 you will have to marry !' ' Ye — es ! There is a ' but ' tacked on to everything in this world. It is not a hard and fast rule, of course, but it is expected of a fellow. The head manager has to entertain the assistants, aHU I11UKC H CllUCILUl 1U1 HJGIU. XL a the correct thing to have a wife, and if I am appointed I've— er — made up my mind to — to face it !' Cool Roberts sighed as he spoke, and stretching out his legs, bent a pen sive gaze upon the strip of red silk sock displayed between the edge of his irreproachable trousers and his still more irreproachable shoe. He was a handsome man, and he looked his baptismal name of Aubrey Tollemache to the life, which is more than can be said for all gentlemen who bear high sounding titles. His intimates, how ever, invariably spoke of him behind his back as ' Cool Roberts '' — a title invented for him by Celestine Leroy, in acknowledgment of the in...
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 28 January 1898
VARIETIES. Some men buy umbrellas, Homo achieve tlmin, niul Home got wet and swear. A man's declining yearn bogin at fifty. A woman's begin from niiioteon to twenty-two, In nil lii.s troubles, RobiiiRon Crusoe had the consolation of knowintr that tboro was no ono but, Friday to walk oil' with hisumbrolla, Politcunss has bnun compared to au air (tunhion whioli, although them it) apparently u\,yuuiy la XK, lJilOL.0 UUL JU1LU WUIlUI'LiUliV. Scmio moil aro like whoolbarrows. If they get on at nil, it must bo by nomo ono pushing thorn. A quill pon in described as an nrticlo taken from ono goofio to spread the opinions of another. 'Who steals mjr purse stoals thrash;' but tho cry of ' Stop thief !' is raised just tho same. ' Dyspepsia is a dreadful thing,' Big-hod tho afflicted ono. ' It makes a mnu foel as if ho -were dond, and hia monumont were erected on his chest.' Fortune's ladder has no top. No man ever stopped climbing for want of another rung. Tho ooohinoal insects furnish tho gor...
THE HOUSEHOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 28 January 1898
THE HOUSEHOLD, ViNEOAit for this SfOK-uooM. — There is, i French legend that, during the plague at Maraoilles, a band or! robbers plun dered tho dying and Iho dead 'without injury to themselves. They woro im prisoned, tried, and condemned to die, UUL KU1U fJtllUWlll^ll I'll ijl'lllllUlwil WL uio closing tho secret wheroby they could ransack, with immunity from disease, houses infected with tho terrible iicuurgo. They gavo tho following recipe, which makes a delicious and refreshing wash for tho sick-room: 'Take rosemary, wormwood, lavender, rue, angc, and mint, a largo handful of ouch. Place in a stone jar and pour ovor it a gallon of strong cider vinegar ; cover closely and keep near tho fire for four days ; then strain and add an ounce of powdorod camphor gum ; bottle and keep tightly corked.' It is very aromatic, cooling, and refreshing in tho sick-room, and is of great value to nurses. Whito spots upon tarnished furniture will disappear if a hot plato bo hold over thom. Whoii ma...
Our Palmer's Island Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 28 January 1898
Our Palmer's Island Letter. SOCIAL.— The eight young men from this locality who wero recently fined Is and costs at Maoleau Police Oourt for riotous be bohavior wero on Tuesday night entertained a* a social. Tho entertainment was arranged as an expression of the prevailing opinion that there ?wero no grounds for a prosecution in the caeo in question. There waa an attendance of 30 couples, Sioludinc many visitora from tho surrounding diatriots, and a very enjoyable evening was spent. The hall was decorated as usual, and music was Bupplied by several local performers. ObeaMEBY.— Great interest is being taken in the meeting of shareholders in tho Creamery Company to bo held on Saturday and a largo attendance is expected.
Our Grafton Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 28 January 1898
Our Grafton Letter. Road Oontbaots. — Tho following aro the lowest tenders for road works, opened on Monday — :No, 38, Coutt's Crossing to Tootliill, Jn.s. Fornn, £19 Gs ; 6 tenders. 30, Gear's to Coval Lane, C. G. Hunt, £28 10s lOd; 2 tenders, 40, Gear's to Coval Lane, C. G. Munt, £54 5s 'Id ; 2 tenders. -11, Canvmana to Eatonswill, S. Fisher, £73 Gs ; 5 tenders, i'l, South Grafton to Mooneo, P. F. Walsh, £103 3a 6d ; 6 tendern. a, in j.nro.-m s to JLjovonstraUi, ,Jaa M'Intosh, £20 6s Od ; -1 tendon). 11, M'lnroah's to Levonstrath, Jna. M'Intosh, £27 7s; 5 tondora. 45. Copmanhnrst road, Frank .Moron, £107 ; 4 tonders. 46, Kelly's to Mooneo, Jus. Foran, £188 13s Gd : 7 tendora. 47, Kelly's to Moonoo, D. Pinkortou, £70 14s ; 10 tenders. 48, Kelly's to Mooneo, Jns. Foran, £118 4s; 12 tonders. 40, Lovonstrath, via Kangaroo Crook, to Green's, Wm. Hay, £46 6s 6d ; 3 tonders, Improvement to Pbixoe-stbeet. — Tho only ques tion that Dooms to bo agitating1 tho aldennanic mind just at presont...
The Horse and the Pigeon. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
The Horse and the Pigeon. Thus a correspondent from S. Woodbum : 'On Friday, last, Mr. McPheo's racehorse Attila pas Bed through Woodbum, en route for the metro polis, via the Clarence River. On arriving at the half-way hotel, he was fed and after staying a considerable time, proceeded on his way. A few hours later a blue pigeon was noticed to fly to tho stables where the horae was fed, and then to the ground, afterwards flying on in the direc tion of the Clarence. On overtaking the horse it was at once rocognised by the trainer to be one of Mr, McPhee's pigeons, which frequented Attila'8. stable at Btoadwater, and must have missed the horse for some time, and then pro ceeded to catch him. The bird kept in com pany, with the horse to Chatsworth, where he ?was. caught by Mr. McPhee and taken on to Sydney as ?* stable companion. — K. It. Heualb.
An Aboriginal Strikes. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
An Aboriginal Strikes, At the last meeting of the Aborigines' Proctec tion Board, a letter was read stating that an aboriginal named Solomon, employed at Brungle Station haymaking — wages 3s a day and tobacco . —had struck for 5a a day. The chairman of the local board croaa-queotionod Solomon, who Baid ho was a married man with a wife and family and that he got rations for all. Ho did nob think it f.iir that he should work, even Without wages, for a day or two harvesting, aa a tecomponBO for the rations he got, because 'tho Government took the land from us, and they must keep us.' He still declined to accept 3a a day. ?
Political Challenge. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
PoliticarcHallengeV DtTRiNG.tho progress of the Luoknow striko tho momber for tho Quennbeyan, Mr. E. 'W. U'Sulliyan, came into conflict with Mr. Hughes,. membor for Lang Division, over tho attitude of the former in regard to tho strikers. Tho out come of aomo warm repartee was thab Mr. ? ;Hnghea challenged Mr. O'Sullivan, who claimed to., bo a bettor labor representative than 'tho -little man from Lang,' to debate the question ';;ij!|jpn the field of Captain'a Flat, a mining camp *iir!Mr. O'Sullivan 's electorate. This challenge is stated to have been formally accented, and the 7th February is mentioned as the dale of the fixture. If Mr. Hughes, who in one of the best speakers in in tho Labor party, can secure a majority of votes when the debate conies off, opposition to Mr. O'Sullivan at the coining election is almost a certainty.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
Tenders. nnO LET OR FOR SALE BY TENDER. The BRITANNIA HOTEL, CHATSWORTH, containing 28 Rooms, .Bathroom, Wash-house with large copper, Coach-house, 10 Stables and Looao Sheds, Billiardroom and two Tables. Also, — The ROYAL HOTEL, CHATSWORTH, con taining 15 Rooms, Bath-house, Wash-house, Stahlos, etc. Tendera to RENT, to state the rental, terms and price to be paid for Stock, Furniture and Effects, which are to be purchased in each cage, Tenders to PURCHASE to be for both in one lot. Both Hotels are pleasantly situated on the river bank, and well adapted for a coaoh proprietor, Tendera close on 22nd February, and possession of the Royal Hotel will be given on loth March, and ofjtho Britannia Hotel, on 12th April. Any tender not necessarily accepted. Addreaa to L. DANIELS, Britannia Hotel, Chatsworth. Amusements. fi RAND MOONLIGHT EXCURSION. ~jr ? NEXT SATURDAY, 5th FEBRUARY. JgT Foil particulars next issue. P. H. GALLAGHER, Hon. Secretary. PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT. St. Patrick's Say,...
The Electorate Team. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
The Electorate Team. Sir, —I have been instructed by a few cricket enthusiasts to object to the electorate team. Is seema to me that too much 'Rockejism' has always been brought to bear in these selections. I am a member of ono of the clubs at the Heads, Now I hear that five Macleanites have been seleoted and one member from Angowrie put in. How could any sane person argue that this is fair, when you consider that Angowrie is leading in the cup competition, having beaten Maclean recently 1 Surely we are also entitled to five men, but we would have been perfectly satisfied with three. — Yours, etc., ^ ? SEA GULL.
The Disposal of Produce. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
The Disposal of Produce. The disabilities under which tho producers of the colony labor in regard to tho disposal of thoir produco by tho commission agoucy system was one of tho subjects that engaged the at tontion of tho Olaronco Farmer's Union on its initiation 18 months ago. Practically no pro gross has boon inado in this direction, although a great doal of tiaio has beon wasted in dealing with tho proposals which were put forward as tho basis of au improvement in tho relations botweon prod ucor and agont. Theso proposals were calculated to bo productive of great ad vantages to tho producor without any risk or liability on his part. On such a basis, losses that frequently occur under the present happy go-lucky methods which tho farmer trusts to for the disposal of his produco would be guarded against. Next to co-oporation on a sound basis the proposals put forward by tho Union wero probably tho bost that could be entertained with any prospect of a successful issue. At tho Council...
General Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
General Sporting. Mr. J. Murphy's Volley and Mr. Law's Miss Lawrence have been matched to run at L.iwrence next Saturday for £10 aside. At the Ballina Highland gathering, D. Mc Lennan won tho following events : — Tossing the caber, putting the 281b. woight and throwing tho 161b. hammer. Brushgrove defeated Invinotbles by 9 wickets and 1 run on Saturday in a oup match. Brush grove 70 and 1 wicket for 1 run (E. Davis 25, Scott 18). Invincibles 15 and 65 (E. Fernance 1 and 15, Carr 0 and 11. For Brushgrove, 'Wallwork took 8 wickets for 19 runs (7 for 7 in the first innings). A. Davis 2 for 3, M. Garrity 3 for 10, S. Davis 3 for 13, E. Davis 1 for 13. Maclean defeated Palmer's Island at Maolean on Saturday by 2 wickets and 66 runs in a one innings match. Maclean — W. Brownlie 44, E. Gore 5, H. Lysaght 11, Dowling 16, F. M'Laren 0, E. Wilkinson 20, J. Donnelly 3,J. Fogarcy 4, Brown 5, sundries 16 ; total 124 for 8 wickets. J. Rosa took 6 wickets for 42 runs, H. Hollanda 2 for 14, D. Mahe...
A Successful Creamery. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
A Successful Creamery. We have frequently urged upon the farmers the advantages of co-operation in industrial enter pnzes in which thoy were concerned. However strong tho arguments wo wore ablo to adduce, or however sound tho theory on which they wore based, they sink into insignificance bosido the facts disclosed by tho two months' operations of tho Palmor's Island Dairy Company. That Company paid its suppliers on the same basis as the F. F. aud I. Co., viz 2\ por gallon on a 3'J test, and tho profits hereinafter referred to are ovor and abovo those— if any — that may after wards bo payablo under tho export scheme, and which tho P. I. Dairy Co. will share on tho same basis as other creameries. After paying this amount, and making liberal provision for interest on capital and- doprociation, tho two months' operations resulted in a surplus of £17 Os 2d. This sum would onable an additional paymont of ?£ of a ponny por gullon to bo umdo to suppliers, and still leave [a small surplus. J...
Entertainment at Lawrence [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
Entertainment at .Lawrence On Wednesday night last the Lawrence Amateur Variety Company gave an entertainment iu tho local School of Arts, half of tho proceeds being givon to that institution. Tho hall was crowded with au enthusiastic but orderly iiudienuo. The overture was played by Mrs. Von Bentzen in her excellent style, as wero also tlio accompaniments. An open ing chorus by the Company was the first item on the programme. This was followed by the song' Hard times come again no more,' by Mr. Stretz, which was well rendered 'Walking in the rainbow in do sky,' by Mr. Barry, came next and nearly brought tho house down. Tho song ' Jacks little sistor Kate' by Mr. G. Robertson, was well sung and thoroughly appreciated. Tambo (Mr. Shiels), in. tho song ' Brighton,' fairly excelled himself. The stage was next occupied by Mr. Knight, who sang ' The five in tho gnito' in excellent style aud voice. Mr. Barry next came to the front und sang 'Tho kettle in the hob.' Mr. Stretz then followed...
Facts' and Fancies. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
Facts' and Fancies. [By Silver Coin]. I am always pleased to find that my humble offorta for tho regeneration of mankind and tho inculca tion of moral principles are appreciated by tho clergy. Somo timo ago I referred to tho large con ftmnption of liquor at Broome's Head. I did! not, in sinuate that any of the sojournors thoro drank too much, or that tho standard of morality was lowered by tho indulgence in liquor on tho part of visitors at that salubrius marino resort. But Broomo's Head is ovidontly in a protty bad state from a religious point of view. At a roligious meoting last week in Maclean a clergyman held it up as an example of the low moral standard which prevails outside tho sphere of roligious influence. People went out thoro, ho said, to drink whiskey and wine, who would not do it Maclean, whero thoro was a moral standard of life. I have ofteu wondored what induced people to fore go tho comforts of their homes aud undertake tho hardaliips and risks of a trip to the beach...
The Fourth Test Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
The Fourth Test Match. Tuts match was opened at Melbourne on Satur day, tho weather being fine and the wicket in good condition. The Australians won tho toss and Darling and Macleod opened. The latter lost his wicket to the last ball of his second over, which rolled to his wicket and knocked the bails auer no naa piayea u. Jiiu men joined Darl ing, The latter was caught in the slips after he had scored 12. Gregory came next and was bowled by the first ball from RiGhardson. Ire dale then went in but retired without scoring. Trottnext took the crease and stopped the rot for a time.making 7 before lunch. After lunch he was disposed of without adding to his score. Trumble then took the crease and held it till he had made 46. Kelly followed, and at the close of play he and Hill were still in, the former having 22 to his credit, and the latter 183, 7 wicketa being down for a total of 275. The game was resumed yesterday in bad light, the ground being covered with a thick haze from bush fir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
Facts and Rumours. Nomination Day. England v. Russia. K^ Vote for RYAN. Serious riots in Paris, 'Well done, Clem. Hill. How to get fat — Buy it. The G.O.M. seriously ill. A double surprise — Twins. What about tho kangaroo ? Dramatic Club to be formed. Gregony a ' ducK,' Irodalo ditto. Federal delegates at loggorheads. Pay up your rates and get a vote. Can anyone tip the winning throe ? Plenty of superfluous oratory to-day. Hold ovor — Articles, letters, parB, etc. Whore are Ranji's phonomenal scores ? Where will the colts be in the running f Moonlight excursion on +ho 5_th instant. Only five atarters for the Municipal Stakes 1 CCf* Vote for RYAN and regular attendance. Tho tick question Bhould receivo attontion to day. ' Vulcan's' scalp in danger of being elimin ated. Several candidates announced for the Rich mond. What candidate to-day will agitato for a fire brigade ? Man was made to mourn, and ?woman to make him do so. Piper Matheson scored at Ballina Highland Gathoring. The Aust...
Ciarence cricket Association [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 1 February 1898
Clarence Cricket Association A meeting of delegates from the above Associ ation was held in tho Council Chambers, Mac lean, on Friday evening, January 28. Present —Palmer's Island : A. McLachlan ; Tyndale : W. Gulliford; Brushgrove : A. Davis and L. Scott ; Lawrence : J. Parson and A. S. Kedfern ; Maclean : H. B. Lysaghc ann J. McKinnon ; and tlin RRnrnfnrv TV T RvirK -Mr. A. S, Redfern occupied the chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were confirmed. Correspondence was read from tho Grafton Association agreeing to play return electorate match on the 12r.h February, and asking if the Association would play a second team at Brush grove on tho same date. The secretary waa in structed to inform the Graf-on Association that tho 12 February was not suitable for a second Blovon match, but that it would be agreeabloto piay a second electorate match at Maclean, on Saturday, 26 February. A protest from Lawrence against Brushgrove, which match was played on January 15th, was received-. ...