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Crofton Trophy Contests. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
I'rofton Trophy Coutcala. Tim following aro tho final orlckot timtohos in tlio ' Crofton Trophy' contest, for tho soanon .1886-7, drawn forut Lismoio on Saturday, 25th September : — 2NHI10UNB, Gnndurimba v. Hope to Save, at Lismore, October I). Porsevoranco v. Oorald, at Coraki, Ootobor 10. Bexliill . v. Alstouvillo, at AlBtonvillo, pctpbur 23. ' ? ' '3kd bound: Alstouvillo v. Ilopo to Savo, at Alstouvillo, Nuvonibor 13. Boxhill v. Coraki, at Guudurlmba, Novem ber £0. Gundurimba v. Porsevoranco, at Gundur imba, 27. 4th hound : Gundurimba v. Boxhill, at Gundurimba, 1st Saturday iu Muroh. Porsovoraneo v. Ilopo to Savo, at Lismoro, 2nd Saturday in March. Coraki v Alstouvillo, at Guudurimba, 3rd : Saturday in March. ? ' ~ 5tii round 1 - Coraki v. Ilopo to Savo, at Coraki, 1st Saturday in April. . . ...... , Porsevorauoo v. ' Boxhill, at Lismore, 1st Saturday in April. Alstouvillo v. Gundurimba, at Alstouvillo, 2nd Saturday in April,
An Amusing Lawsuit. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
An Amusing Lawsuit. An amusing trial (telegraphs the Paris correspondent of the Daily Telegraph) which recalls the famous one of Madame Rachel in London, has just been decided here by the Sixth Chamber of the Civil Tribunal. The plaintiff was no less a person than that of M. Duval, the man ager of the well-known Bouillons Duval, and the defendant was a widow named Madame Lafitte, who advertised nostrums to make the hair grow. Undeterred by the fact that the widow Lafitte wore a wig — a proceeding which she excused on the ground that she had no time to use remedial unguents on herself — M. Duval boldly entrusted himself to her treatment. He attended Madame Lafitte's place 154 times. He was subjected to innumer able frictions with all kinds of compounds; but he looked in vain for the few sprouts of hair which, according to the widow's programme, should appear after two months' treatment. Tired out at last, M. Duval withdrew in disgust from the contest with irremediable baldness. What ...
Immigration Act Amendment Bill. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
Immigration Act Amendment Bill. A Te&egram from Brisbane Bays. — An order in Council has been published in the Gazette, imposing under the Immigration Act Amendment Bill, recently passed, certain conditions for limiting the operations of the Immigra tion Act in regard to nominated immigrants. The Act provided that any natural-born or naturalised subject of her Majesty residing in the colony, and desiring to nominate a friend or relative as an immigrant, could do so by making application to the immigration agent, and paying a certain sum ; further, that any employer in the colony could similarly nominate mechanics, labourers, or servants. The new conditions provide that no person above the age of 55 is eligible for nomination ; and, further, that no mechanic or artisan be nominated without £the special permission of the Minister. No applications will be received unless from persons bona fide residents in Queensland for the previous six months ; and the immigration agent must ...
Proposed Ministerial Visit. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
ft'roiiogcti IHulNtcrlal Ylalt. Pursuant to nclvortisoniont a preliminary ;moottog of thoso desirous of inviting tlio various mombors of tho Ministry nntl mombors of tho Legislative Assembly to visit Coraki on tho occasion of tho oponuig of. .tho .railway to Tontorfiold, was hold at Qutiiu's Olvib llotol 011 Saturday ovoning last,, W. Ynbsloy, Esq., J.P., iu tho ohair. -—Tho ohairniuii-iiaving road tho advortiso mont calling a mooting, Oaptoin Storoy niovotl, — 'That this 'mooting 'is ~of opinion that tho Ministers and mombors of Parliament visiting tho lliohmond Rivor bo in'vitod to visit Ooruki, and , .that tho. 't mombors , for tho district oonvoy' tho sumo rpsolutioh to tho ministers;, jtuul mombors.' ' 1 Socoiulod by Mr, JW. Mobbs, and carried unanimously. ' '' '' ,,, Mr. W.'j Mobbs movod, — 'That tho fol lowing gontlomou bo appointed a committoo to carry out tlio noeossary arraugomonts in coiiriootioii with tho abovo resolution, viz : —Messrs. W. Yiibsloy, W. T. Yoagor, K. 'No...
DOG TAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
dog tax. ? : : H. -'i Mit, Editor, — It seems to .mo a hard thing that pooplo living away out on (itrms have to pay taxos for thoir dogs.' It is right onough in town or where peoplo fcoep ' i''. -u'; -1- wl.oU you would: oull public attention tQ the injustice of taxing a iurrr.or for keeping a - dog or two to koep tho vermin away irom hishouso and orops. 1 f don't think the pooplo who m ado tho law intended it that way at all1, and 5 tho soonor it is attop,dQa.to tUo better. Yours truly, YI0TIM.
IRISH NATIONAL LEAGUE REFUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
IRISH NATIONAL LliAGU REFUND. Sin, — In- connoction with tho abovo fund too. muoh' praiso cannot , bo givon to tho Prosidout, Mr. P. Walsh, t, ho Vico- Presi- dent,- Mi\ M. Doran, ? Mr. O. Malono, ., Soorotary, and Mr. W. Welsh, all of whom woro most indofatigablo in thoir efforts to assist tho - Ooraki brunch - of tho Irish National Leagtio, evou at tho loss of con sidorablo timo and oxponsn.' Yours faith fully,' WALTER .T1L03. ' MOBBS, ? _ -c' - . ? Trcaburor. - [It is only fair to tho Troasuror, whoso nativo modosty has ^ promp tod h ira' to loavo his- own: sorvicos . out.-in connoction with, this movomout, to, say that thoy woro of , tlio inost valuable^ description and' his timo always at' the' disposal of the ? Loaguo. Ed.'IlERALi).]' - Dear Sir, — I don't count mysolf a groat grumbler, although some peoplo may think so, ' but this timo I havo good reasons to do so. Somo of tho leading folk of Coraki ought to mako a movo to got a Pound yard at Coraki ; it. is a thing vory badl...
Sporting Mens. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
SliortliiK Mciuh. ?: Bv tologrnph fromonvGympio correspondent I 011 Friday last wo rocoivoa. thu . following 1 account, of thov 2nd day's racing Goldfiold Handicap, Vrcodom, 1; Havelpck, 2; Lutch koy, ii. Timo, 1.-I7. Farovvoll Handicap — Freedom, 1 ; Marrion, 2 ; Latchkoy, II. Dis tnnco, sovon furlSiigBj'itimo, 1. fiO.i ' * * ?i' Tho Sportsman' newspaper prosoutod Beach ^vitli a haudsomo inodal. A Bweopstnlc'o' of' £1,000- 'oath 'lmR' 'boon /arranged .between *tho s woll-ktiown racohorsps Oromondo, JleUph,' uiid Tho Bard,, to bo-, run - at Nowmarkot oil Oct.' 29.' Tho Earl of Dalkoith, -pldosL son pfjthoDuko of Bacclouch slipped dowii'. wliilo dcor-stalking trocputly. His rillo exploded, and the contents woro - lodged in his .body. , vHo was killod pn(, thdspotv i;' ''' I Spoll'orth, tho 'dSm^nipWlor.haB successfully? boivlod 8pnio, youiig^'liwly'B ^slumps | ho - was nuirrind 011 Friday! last.''' 1 ' : Tho Ciuocii of.'' tho! American tvottiug; (track, Maud S., still holds her, ow.u...
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
A.,.! v llrk-r I?Ien«loii. Court, housfr.yot.o all right. 1 i ;+ Cliuinah ''wants to shoot all the pigs about Cornlci. ' * Tho1 rivor roso 6 fcot at Lismoro. Iiismora Bari'd in. debt £101. Register your dogs. RVi'Viiour' says tliat Kolly .Bros, hnvo been ? offered £20,000 oaBh for their claim ut' Fairfiold. Collar, Kelly. ' '''Wa'ntod.'' A oouplo moro J^.V.^at Coraki.' ., Severe outbreolc of cholera in' Hungary.' .' Porkius'^ 'haj»' clinllengcd Jlattersou for tho 'Cli'iunpibrisliip of Ehghind.' :' ?' Tho Public Sohool teaolior at Swan Bay, .Mr. Miller, has boon triinsforred to tho Hunter. -- Meeting of , Ministerial visit rocoption oom mitteo atMobb's'to-niorrow night. ? ' 1 Tho underniontioned' gentlemen liavo been ? appoiuted us Tru'steoH'of tho Wosl'oyan portion of tho -.Comotery . at Bexliill :— Messrs.. John , 'Mitchell Hoskihs.' Joh'u' Nolilo, 'Bob^rt 'Arthur/ William Mahor, Alfred' Jbseph.Gordon, James Socnon.b, nnd- Alexander Artiiiir. ,. t , . ' ' The Cdtniridn8''AoVAmoiidi...
The attention of Running Two-year-olds. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
The Quentlon of Running Two-year«olds. A GENKRAti meeting of the Australian ! Jockey Club was held at Tattetsall'a Clubrooms, on Thursday afternoon, to insider the following motion, of which Mr. Henry Austin had givon 'notice : — That from and after the first day of October, 1889, no 'two-year-old' race fchall be run for in New South Wales |frior to the first 'two-year-old, event included in the Australian J.ockey Club's Spring programme.' There was a numerous attendance of members. Mr. Austin, in moving the resolution, conten ded that the main object of racing was to encourage the breeding of high-class horses, with undeniable podigree, courage, good temper, and substance, horses that could gallop fast, stay and carry weight, and that the possession of those qualities in combination was rendered more than improbable by the early racing of two year-olds. , [ He argued that racing and stud records showed that the horses which had done the least amount of two year-old racing ,had been...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
? Sires of the Season. ? TO STAND THIS SEASON, near Coraki, The Thoroughbred Horse ggrrfilt WELCOME. WELCOME is a dark Chcsnut, by Warlike (imp.) ; dnm Topsy, by Whalebone ; g dam Rosebud, by Pilsford (imp.) TERMS ? £'2 5s single mare. Two or more mares the property of same owner £2 oaolu Good grass and plenty of water, and every care taken of marcs, but no responsi bility inourred. All mares must be removod and paid for by the 1st January, 1887. MARTIN DORAN. 0 STAND THIS SEA80N at Bungawalbyn, The Thoroughbred Horse jhMkM change ?Wfettaij (By Old Cossack.) TERMS ? £2 single mare. Two, £1 15s each ; three or more the property of same owner, £1 10s each. Good, well-grassed, and secure paddooks, with plenty of water, provided, and every caw taken of mares, but no responsibility inourred. Mares must be removed and payments made by tbe 1st January, 1887. JOHN OLIVE. 0 STAND THIS SEASON At Oodrington, and travel the surrounding district, |ffiAMAThe Powerful Draught Horso fiSflflrBOYAL P...
The Estimates. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
TTiae Bilslisuutus. The Estimates for 1886 includo tho undormon tioned items: — ? Endowment under the Municipalities Act, £23,000.., In aid of Chari:ablo Institutions, on condi-' tious that an equal amount be ruined by private auuual conl rxbutions. and that tho Govei-umeut. through Polico Magistrates or othor approvod oflicers, . liavo, tho right or rccotnmondiug the . admission of -patients, .-C'2-t, 000. ' 'V ? Iu aid*,of the building funds of country Hospitals— -li the usual condilious, £8000. '? ' In aid of tlie Agricultural Societies of tlio 'oolony, in the proportion of £1 for every £1 raised by-private contributions, £10,000. ? : 'Special- - grant; 10 country , and suburban Municipalities,' equal to 10s per. £? of the total : amount of tlio geuoral rates collected for tho. ? Municipal -year-ended 1st Febuary, 1886,' £6'j,000. ' , Tweed -River — Sub-Gollootor, £270; ,2 boat ? inon, at 108£— £216. - . 1 : , '.Riohmoiid ?Rivor— Acting -Customs' Officer, £52. - ltichmond River—P...
A Chinese Gambling Saloon. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
A Chinese fiambllng (Saloon. The Parramatta police made a sucessful raid on a Chinese gambling den, situated in Phillip-street, Parramatta, on Saturday night. The place was a rendezvous for Chinamen from all parts of the district, and numbers of them usually assembled there on Saturday nights, and carried on their gambling operations all night and throughout Sunday. Europeans were also known .to visit the place, but none were found in it on Saturday night, probably on account of the early hour at which the descent was made.. The house had been under police surveillance for sometime; but John was fonnd more than a match for the officers of the law, until the services of recent addition to the force were called into requisition. His disguise was so perfect that John was thrown off his guard, and the stranger Was permitted to participate in the games, and get an insight into the transactions carried on in the house. Having completed all their arrangements, the police decided to swoop d...
Wonders of the Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
Wonders of the gea. The sea occupies three-fifths of the sur face of the earth. At the depth of about 3500 feet waves are not felt. The tem perature is the same, varying only a| trifle from the ice of the pole to the 'burning sun of the equator. A mile 'down the, water has a pressure of over a ton to the square inch. If a box 6 feet deep were filled with sea-water and allowed ., to evaporate under the sun, there would be 2 inches of salt left on the bottom. . Taking the average depth of the ocean to be three miles, there would be a layer of pure salt 230 feet thick on the bed of the Atlantic. The water is colder at the bottom than at the surface, in the many bays on the coast of Norway :tbe water often freezes at the bottom before it does above. Waves are veryt deceptive. To look at them in a storm one would think the water trav elled. The water stays in the same place, ?but the motion -goes on. Sometimes in storms these waves are '40 feet high, and travel 50 miles an hour — more th...
The Salvation Army in Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
The Salvation Army In Court. Fifteen members of the Salvation Army were charged at Napier with a breach of the anti-procession by-laws, and were each fined 5s. and costs, or 48 hours' i imprisonment In the course of the case one defendant said, ' Devils make laws and magistrates fire the balls,' He was ordered down for contempt, but before the rising o£ the court he | apologised and was let off. Several of | the defendants elected to take it out in ! gaol. On the Conrt rising, the Salvationists, in order to show their contempt of the magistrate's decision, marchfd round the court, and knelt down in the street.
Reasons for Advertising. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
Reasons for Advertising. Mb. SpuRgeon, in lecturing some time ago, said, 'Advertise, for the life of business is printer's ink. An advertise ment drops the same information into thousands of minds at the same time. One point of good advertising is to ad dress the same people over and over again. An advertisement presente 1 once is soon forgotten, so thrown away, while one presented several times makes an impres sion, and by that means attains the de sired object.' The path to success in business is the path of common sense. Push hard, and don't be afraid to venture your money to increase it. Remember that nothing produces nothing ; and you may turn your nothing over a long time before it will grow into a five-pound note, and you might just as well blow against a hurri cane, try to run a steam engine without coals, or drive a water-mill without water, as to hope to succeed in business without advertising. The proprietor of an extensive estab lishment in London, in sending his order f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 1 October 1886
General Notices. WANTED, a COTTAGE, containing 5 rooms, with, detached Kitchen, &e. Will be taken.for a .term. Apply to 'IT CLIFFORD, Herat-d Office* WANTED, a SMAKTLAD, as appren tice to tho Printing Business. Apply at the office of this paper. TTTASTE PAPER forsalii — a good clean Yy lot. Apply at office of this paper. jy-INISTEEIAL. VISIT. The Members of the Reception Com mittee . (vido report., in this i.ssue) are .requested, to meet at MOBBS' HOTEL. TO-MORROW (Saturday) EVENING, at 7.30, to make suoh . preliminary arrange ments as may be deemed advisahlo. F. CLIFFORD, ) Joint. ' E. M. D. SPRING, J Hon. Sees. J)-U B L 1-0 ? ...1.0,1,1,0 E. A Spooial Gonoral Mooting of the members of the Coraki School of Arts and Mcohanios Instituto, .will, be held at NOLAN'S HALL on TUESDAY NEXT, 5th Ootobor, . at 7.30 p'.m., to tako' into consideration the advisability of ainalgat iug the two ' Institutions. . CHARLES STAMFORD.- : - - ? ... -?! i Secretary. General Notices p U I) L I 0 ...
GAUDAUR'S PERFORMANCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 8 October 1886
GAUDAUR'S PERFORMANCES. Somo littlo surprise was expressed when tho Boa.ch-cum-Gaudaur match was made, on account of Gaudaur's comparatively unknown career. He had won several races in America, but thoy mostly counted as oxhibition affairs, ono of the low excep tions boing his raco with Edward Trickett, Wallace Ross, G. H. Hosineiy and four othors at Ottawa, Canada, in July, 1881. Ou this occasion Ross won a docisivo vic tory, Gaudaur coming in second,- and Hosmer third, Trickett only obtaining sixth place. Lately, howover, Gaudaur appears to have been working to tho front, and won his raco with Albert Hosmer, at Lake Winnipeg, on July 1, covering tho three miles with two turns in 19 minutes 51 l-oth seconds, said to to tho fastest timo on record by three soconds. Naturally, great curiosity was evinced as to Gaudaur's powur to make a race with tho Champion, and concerning the reasons of his having been chosen to meet Beach. The principal cause would appear iu tho fact of his having ...
The Great Sculling Championship. BEACH'S PERFORMANCES [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 8 October 1886
The Great Sculling Cham pionship. ' BEACH'S PERFORMANCES Beat T. Clifford, Parramatta championship course, £200 a-siilo, 23 Docombor, 1882 ; boat M'Donuld, Parramatta championship courso, £100, oarly in 1883 ; beat Solomon, Parramatta championship course, £100, March, 18S3 ; boat Reynolds, Parramatta championship course, £100, April, 1883 ; beaten by E. Trickett, Parramatta cham pionship courso, £200, 28th July, 1883 ; beat E. Trickett, Parramatta championship courso, £200, 18th August, 18S3; boat E.' Trickott, Parramatta championship courso, £300, 2Sth August, 1SS3 ; boat E. Trickott, in final heat, and won the Hunt trophy, £300, 8th December, 1SS3, Parramatta championship courso ; beat E. Trickett, Parramatta championship courso, £-100, 12th April, 1SS1 ; boat E. Haulau, Parra matta championship courso, £1000, lGth August, 1884; boat Tom Clifford, Parra matta championship course, £-100, 28th February, 1SS5 ; beat E. Hanlan, Parra- . matta championship course, £1000, 2Sth March, 1S...