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[?] and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
HMKMMI W- W%^$ -«rre|rpona»t Ib «f erSc* -lpte, matter/ }t doe.4*fa r^,m«B»l|^Uow,* junior dutrloM? inattefa^Uat tejfil &_ -improve a, district. They have a. droJge on a farleasimportant river than ours, and yet we remain opatHBtii. They have an Agri tue maiQgjK ^mmywt&Mtbim-^tim-^ ient ' OyeV' we tniat^wiU, therefore, draw atten tion to tiie matter, and lear} to something tangible boiiigdone, ; W^iJ^ievSiSittie' time ago a more* was taken in thin direoHorirtwt-meetinX» WBreteld; ? uid » Committee ' appointed.-; .This Comra|tt«e applied to the Govornmant^thapieoe ^^ iof:gr-iun4, it the baok of the Gaol. .TheXJov^nnent .cBllofl on Mr. Surveyor Greaves, who happened to be in the district at the time, for a report. r Xfaia gentleman teas interviewed by several pf pur townsmen, ju jijjj whether he would recommend the above sitei lie replied in the affirmative. ' True to his promUejJus! was done, and there the matter ends. Will inoV BOme onterpruing towosman take the matt...
Mistakes of Life. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
Mistakes of Life. ??? ^ Sombdody has oandensedjteljji^^mffl andacrived^^^^^^^H ft&Pi*lPP^ or the Bands of the] iflwi^mmber, but at is well to be accurate. jK-e, then, are fourteen groat: mistakes : — 'tt'isV great mistake to set up our own standard of right and wrong, and judge people accordingly ; to measure the enjoyments of others bv our own : to exnect uniformity of opinion iu this world ; to look for judgment and experience in youth ; to endeavour to mold all dispositions alike ; not to yield to immaterial trifles ; to look for perfection in our own actions ; to worry ourselves and others with what cannot be remedied ; not to alleviate all tliat needs alleviation as far as lies in our power ; not to make allowances for the infirmities of others ; to consider every thing impossible tliat wo cannot perform ; to believe only what our unite minds can grasp ; to expect to be able to understand everything. The greatest of mistakes is to live only for time, when any moment may...
Austsalisn Meat in England. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
Austsali&a Meat in England. Undocbtbdly (says the European Mail) the most important and gratifying event in con nection with tlie Australasian colonies since our last lias been the arrival in tlie East India Docks of the sailing ship Dunedin, after a 98 days' passage, with 5,000 carcases of sheop in first-class condition for the London market. The result was, of course, immediately tele 'Tftplied to the colonies, and much satisfaction will, be expressed at the complete success of thdftxperiment. As for the Smithfield sales pfipl/iitey cannot speak too highly of the meat, IJfiOh, bs we write, is rapidly going into con liWWfr The first lot of 600-wergjmtoa bninspecting' the carcases half-a-dofeen first class salesmen offered to take large quan tities, and the whole was very soon disposed of at an average price of a little over Cd. per lb., and this has been the ruling rate, up to the present. The consignment^ therefore, is likely to turn out a grand success for all con cerned....
Sensational attempt to escape from Custody. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
r^'mmm Sous sejisatiou wasjMwwl (saysltl^raDiaay Tplterapi.1) at dieiK?alP-)Jiceft^^by j Uioifectiof a prisoner53&«d Walter ftrafitegue attempting to escape ffifiuAnMl^i^pa,^' ! .robbery,' mm ^^^HPffl^^^^^^^HB^M Montague^^^H^HHP^n wel^knovra!''de1^^Pia^l^» the 1 Sailor-were piaoii^he^a^olock. I ^orti^beforetwpo^i^^e^Man, I who was Btanding in tht yard iff the waWh- I iiDiicn. linard a dliirlit iioiec nn liw-amnuidiili I leading up to the roof, arill, lopkirig.^|^Baw, I riot a little to his 8urprise,'lthepr^u|«ptting I there. He told him to colne doivn^Ml this I not being complied with, -^iught uoUff j-f his I leg, and pulled him down. Pris^fer} woe * i then handcuffed, knd put iii another mil; i It appears that Montague had wrfij|pbed off ; one of the stretcher phites fastened,, toj the wall of the cell, aud with the aid of diia/and most probably the assistance of the other prisoners, managed to reach the ventilator iu the ceiling. This, however, was too small to^ adihit his...
Our Harbour. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
, ? .r : ' 'Wi^Baijim^. makes this und eaifoble state of ?things worse, is, that tliore does not appear to be any means of reetifvfno1 it. Our mucr/esteemed nilot^s ever onttjet^t '^iep tcnotioe 'any change -tfet| iloi'ii miji Jr^^&iidThft'Rnftnor £lp$i it ooj^urf .iplitm We firid'tWjjubyB are shifted to indicate the conrseofthechanneL £ately,however,tlieveB BeUse«m to go aground much more frequently^ ShjaJorBi~e.rJy. &n& ju. Jtbis . is a subject of constant comment, not only among .the mari ners, but alao among -the towns people, would it not be well to reduce these risks to a mini mum. We do not think, that the reason why these vessels'go on the various spits is, through carelessness in navigating the various vessels. Formany of the captains of them ore also tneir owners; and it is nardiy likely tliat they would jeopardize the safety of their own vessels. . Another reason that makes this im probable is, that in spite of all vigilance aud sounding, the tug i...
Self-Lighting Electric Buoys and Self-acting Foghorns. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
Self-Liglitiag Electric Buoys aad Self-acting Poghorae. A kovisl application of the motive power supplied by tin; waves of the sea has been designed by an American inventor, Mr. Bigler, of Nuwbury, in the utilisation of the movements of tin- water for the purpose of illuminating an electric lamp attached to buoys placed to nuirk sunken rocks or other dangers to navigation. lixpiriMiients rocuntly made at New York seem to prove the practicability of the scheme. A small dynamo electric machine is iixed to the buoys con- | nccted with a mechanical contrivance so arranged Uiat tli^ movements ot Hie ui^y as it is tossed about liy the waves set 'itr-vii . motion, and so general c a current of electricity, which is conveyed to an Edihon incandescent lamp Iixed outside t''.e buoy. The intermit tc!iit action of the waves conveys a correspond ing intermittent act ion to the machine, a:id causes a similar alternate illumination mid extinction of thi; lamp. Consequently, when ii the sea is roug...
Morton's Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
Kortoa's Croak. A lctteb appears in another column, from a correspondent of theabovcdistrict,in reference to a bridge over this Creek. In a former note on this subject, we stated, that if reliable information were furnished to our local Road Superintendent, that the traffic on this road warranted the expenditure of £600 for a bridge, we gave it as our opinion, that he wliat our correspondent says is true, and we have no reason to doubt his word, then, un doubtedly, he has furnished evidence — much quicker than we expected— abundantly suf ficient to warrant the erection immediately of the above bridge. The figures, which he has given to us, have surprised us; and when we know that they will every year be augmented, it becomes impurativu that this work should no longer be delayed. If there were no pre cedent to advance, it might make tho matter a little more difficult. But when we know that there are many, it makes the matter, on the contrary, very easy. To select one of them — since ...
PUBLIC MEETING AT PORT [?]QUARIE. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
IBHfKl MM mm §§§?1 MK$i£41 liWwos iftri^yihdPt®? to II for f S1'6^ Hot th«infc»m»tio7**»h Iwiwvr pqisessed, [?fl thougljt8uohW\'»-itutiou ^Hl1*?* Kt moral inllujsn^ 'ft-tt tlie wwT| '^ ?bourse t oy could P* cxP?ct to ostipli11511 ?fr«HWrfA?tal« that li«Po.rt.MAqua iflfci but wl it the) «f«W do was, to emulate |M* country to*™ such as Wiaglianj \*«d fi^Htlotown.' They proposed to 'proceed I^Hfiv-liat in tlii! following qiray, subject to ^^Hmevt : ^ratv tUey wisliea *° i)V)tam NHT tkirty subscribers at £1 per annum, fVBnc event of that mirel** being raised, «9R» »ou\i v^ TiUsidizod by the Govoniment ]H|p for £. TIijs institution would, of Mje, be open to ladies and gentlemen alike ?MM' two sums,, above allu^/1*-- »-?ld HKtiilfcrent dftilj' papprs coulfl lie proourud, £BB suvoral jyuocetit gainn.s, such a; cljess ami IMBiglits. .could also 1)0 introduced. Since the MMftitution would lie strictly uus«ctqrian, 1 MMra would I'' tu abuml»neo of material to ? UHIU upon, for the purpose of o...
The Juvenile Reformatory and Model Farm. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
The Juvenile Esformatory and - 3£odel Farm. \ V i i:n we ventured, last week, to lveomniend j, :i (.likutliropic policy to the Government of . -tirw oolouy, we liad not the diinecst idea that our rcooinmendation had Iweu previously ui^d liy w;titli-nien of ability and jioliticil inliu-;iico : and that we were ouly, after all, oclioiiiff, tlio maturo.i views of others. To this ve ilo not object : so long as we can bo usiful to the vesidotits of one of the finest I districts in New South Wales, wo shall not! iev\ llm least jealousy if uur correspondents1 #ttd Parliamentary ivpr«seut»tiFes, inititt « I ? ''mtltK^i for tho^gpod- of the .place., :m Q| ?BifliSiliil ^^^Mmplatrd eight yeara '.ago, :It is due to ' ^^^?S.. lJfiiin;TT Bmto, during liia represen ^^^^?i of the unwieldy.. Klectorate of the ^^^^Hiigs, to acknowledge that he saw how ^^^Hrably adapted this locality was for the ^^^^nmation and moral purification of the ^^^B.«f Sydney larrikinism, when it devel I ^^^B- into orun acts ...
HIS LOVE AND HERS. CHAPTER IV.-CONTINUED. A NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
; Mps love %np wfeRs. CHAPTER IV.-i-OovrisuED. : ''?? '? ' _ A.'NA.naow jEsoiPE. 'yLifff, a.i ,Tiie Beijches, year pi ter year, wa» ./ somewhat monotonous. ,'._' ' '/ . , '* / Mr. B,ashleigli did' not become more refined ? ! or bettec-tenijja«d with time. . ; ' ; Nayv lie tyrannised over his wife more and w. jnnre, abused , uis^servants in a louder mine - ' 'ifliah, ever,' '-a^d'^'ippiild very often scarcely : ! rijs^fauiiimself ^-efpre his niece Eva. ? \ , I : ISfow Jjtiss Eva Rashleigh whs a pomrii - oS-j :J' some importance at T% BoeajBis^^SS^ J£b&$a power was slij^^^^^HBH ^H !?„?- &? -iiT!- :?'?;? ? ? . 'i '???_?. s.-iiv . .- ^H-'ii'-- .;'?-? ???-. '?!? ? '.'.. ??? ?? .\t.' . I^Sutiiiis mau^'^ iS'jttJ^pi.g at ? lira- mights, table. ._ .. ,f . , _ _'.rr _ , _ , .--'^ ft liiaii is Mr. William Weimeli, witn Hair and I whiskers and moustache the colour of a white I Vat, aiid with pink eyes that make a point of W looking all round you, but never of honestly ? meeting ...
[?] Corner. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
WBEMmnmw [?] . TliB*entimctitao£ aagea— paaBedaivjiy — : : - ? -*fo future ttineyill yet be bonded down,:: ; '? .-;-.; --Their wisdom to convey. ? '' -? '' '''. Vpat.'is the knowledge by the world received, ' 'From ttiee, great printing power; ' ' Aid much to lie deplored, when minds corrupt, , ;. ., Through ihee, their venom pour. ? 9 - ? ''Butmbstweowetothee, for light fllvtne,''' '' The Bible sheds around ; : ? .', , lu every lmj^uAgej country, clime, ? ' . . Its hallowed jpage is found. Work on thenr*niig]ity agent, work for good, A blessing to mankind : _ Diffuse pure knowledge, and Maintain the right, A true support to find. . . , , '., . ?' * ? « »
Some Considerations about Butter. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
^^p^Coasiasiratioas'^bottt Batter. , ?? Diwebent qualities in butter are not always «4ually estimated, and the different elements which determine its value' as foodj are some-' times . overlooked, or not appreciated. , In judging it, one lays great stress upon the tex ture or 'grain,' — which is determined by .the manipulations in the churn or -worker, and has some reference to merit; Another is par ticular about the colour, which, though con. tributing to flue appearance, adds- nothing to intrinsic value. Colour in butter is as foreign to inherit merit as chlorophyll is to 'the nu tritive ? value of. the leaves . which, .contain i*. Another attaches great importance to stiffness or an ability to stand up firm in warmweather — a circumstance which indicates an unusual .amount of stearine % in ite composition. 'Body,' or a feeling as if possessed of a good ideal of solid substances, is a condition often valued very highly. This is another pecu liarity which depends chiefly on a Urge ...
The Faculties of the Human Mind, as Revealed by the Bodily Structure. [PART II.] [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
ThVPaculties of &e Humaa Mind, as , Roveaiea Toy ttie Bodily Struotmre. [PaStII.] [By J. 'Simmb, M.p:l 5. The fifth class of faculties are the elevative, wliich are formed large wherever the brain and nerve form is predominant. Under this head we ? htixe the power of systematizing ideas, evinced by a squareness of head, with a straight arid, prominent nose, Prescience, discovered in a dreamy eye and a bending forward of the body from the armpit upwards ; susceptibility of influence, indicated by sharp features, large eyes, .quick steps, and sudden movements of the head ; , intel lectual imitation, by great width across the top of the forehead, as compared with the rest of the face ; affability, or the desire of pleasing, by a long, thin neck ; Vit, by a face very wide at the top,; and tapering down wards ; susceptibility of the sublime is as sociated with a towering form, with a fine *nBaaiiatiain,'m wilich the'fipper part of the face is hTTgeritlttlNie'iower j -fite appreci...
[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
[?] PunrnswiuMX.— nutanl remove »hru1*, roses, ic. Re. I it f uclnl&s for ttrly flowering, Plant hvactnthB, annmoncs, - uiunculug, tulhw, uid all Caps bullu. Plant flowering shrubs, mwI horbacooua plantA. Dig up and store dmhUa roots. t'mu).— lio'jph lor tobacco and maize Wheat, barley, *nd -oifi. may be sown. Good crojw iriay belookcd for if the mouth ft.-. -ld und wet, fitlooal hv « rirj- sprinp. April and May are tin ,iroiter mcr.ths fur «o»in^ the obm% ; the inter you son- the ?in ,-c nisd vnu roquiro. Field imm and beans may utlll lie H--b-n. RAW-t:lo\'cr, lucerne, &u-lftll Idttds of ^tmw «eel« -or luitunn ahould the wetthcr admit of it. Winter ploughing vltoold ngvet be neglected.
RELIGIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
?IBMCIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS. [?] l^V Beck, at f^-=» o^ock, hoWhbla *ttrm6?4£ I^H kitcueu flails, tec. , . .- : ? I ^mj 'TuoiiKiuv, Aciihst 3. I ^B Mr. Jamks SoTLEfl, 0' the grounds, public school, ? ? KuM-tfrn Maai, *t two, UsiUing materials,
MAITLAND MARKETS. MESSRS. [?] AND WOLFE'S STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
'^fUlTIiiKP MABIUETS. & .-;., :. M«WUi.^^^?A|fD ^OLreV(*00K%ETOBT. ?;, Fat CATr?LB.-Wr;foMlgnmenta*m8 week have - 'been usnnlly light, 'and contiited principally of cattle in medium Bad/ low ©onrliticm. The limited number of fulc jualitrintarsjwrfled in cash consign ?ucnt ; consequeutly oommainjed Attention, and realized .very. flfoisfietoiy, Advices from the Jn tcriojrj»o-aqt;jii-qiiuiio no increased supply ; we ?J'qfti^filpl^Pta^etfor ioml time, T&T 1flHSRpMWi§#^*«'ount of A. Town, I » . Store oMiS^Fho steady rainfall with which v..--» ? c liave lfeou favimred during this week portends i early [spring, ' nod, if followed by a, further HUBcitatlon, paiturcs will Improve rapidly, and i i lpurt a tone of 'confidence to graziers which trill V '. i use them to speculate freely in restocking their . V - taftw. ?? ?: : Working Bollocks.— Young and tractable Irol ... r. . iocks, in good qopdition, are in fair demand, and i ealise from £7 10 £10 per pair. Milk, Cows;— In ex...
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. LONDON Received July 11, 2.30 p.m. July 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
[?] iHp^-M QCB OOBEE8PONPENT, [?] SpSM Putch m*ok-t -type abjp 'Ajider' wrecked, and eighty persons were drowned. Gladstone has decided to -accept adverse vote of the House of Coiinijons, in reference to tb.e,ltepressic;-i pf Crime. Bill, and not j-esignoflipe at present. Tho ' times' pubhslies ft leading article on the subject of tariffegkh regard to the Aus tralian colonies ; agjJBpngly condeyuns tho jealousies cxistuMRE1' een. the ? cqlonjes, wnicli tenus to prevaajp'sreu iraui; uiumi. Tejegiums from Egypt continue to ho of o disgusting nature. On Sunday night, tho eloctrio light from tho flag-ship of the British fleet was directed upon the fortifications at Alexandria, whioh revealed the fact that the Egyptians vere Inounting guns and digging trenches ; whereupon Admiral Seymour iro meduitely sent £ message to the Governor, dwnandi^A fivrrpn&pr pf tho forts, otherwise Lfe J^SS^S: . : i a*naan,;J«ly 11. WM^W^'ye\4^ iuade to Admiral fevinpur7B'*vltiinatum, nor steps taken ...
District News. MANNING RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 29 July 1882
gtetwt ajcwis. MM5-:i&TGKIYER. [FltOM OU« coilHftSPoynijNT,] Permit mo to Kr,n«nitulilc yni| mi ilie vary crciiit Ablo qdiI ruspuct'iltlu uppearm^cu pf youi' tji*st issue. Your IP I'lest lra(lur »|su inustcunuiiund itself to very 'nglil-tiinfkiiig iL'i'!er in the ijcctorato, anil while ygii imtsiio llioc nisc tliurcin, skotolicil out, ultiiu:t[-- oiiucusi must bu yours ; nml 1111 one wislius you t'.iis IKiuilvnt, I Ii:iv-i littib news to oln-oaiiile that wiuld Ik important t-i tlm Imlk of yn:ir iL-a.lei.s, Wcaiv a -('.iict . joy.-ti'ut -«.'-ulc lieix1; am] a:v ijuvi.1!1 likuly to set tlir L'lilmiy on lira. Tin- -l-i'-'f t-inie at jjiwrtut i- fie rsmov.il of It. A. \V»rJ- r;«l. , tliv liiKlily i-«tL-:-iVi:-l iijiiiiagtr «( tl.e Coiiii-.u.-liuI km!;, to H'i!ii!).illii. Tiii» yu».i« gMtlu Iijiill lino linen luuiluil in 'I'ai-uviliiriii^tliu |).ist'3 yeaiv, aii.l .luriML- tliat time h - 111:1. le m.mv mirm lrn'n.l 'Ag ih ntttasj^glj- |i-i|- liar nnjung all c].is-.lm anrl always ...