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OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE. We are in; receipt of the following infor- I mation from Mr. J. McLaughlin, M.P. : — 1. The decision arrived at by the Postmastcr Gcneral is toVaccept the offer of. Mr.' James Tyler to ercct. a buiHling for a post-office at: Bellingen, anil let the same to the Depart-: ment for a period of five years at a rental at. the rate of £40 per annum, on condition thai. lie provides:, the usual posting boxes and counter and carries 'out , 'other small details: with la view: to. the public convenience and the department's interests j the building to be ready for occupation on July 1 next. 2. The District Surveyor has been asked to furn ish a report in reference ;to. a grant of money for clearing and fencing BlackbuttCumoIcry, Macksville. 31 Re extract.from a letter from Mr. A. E. Ellis, of Bellinger Heads, as to the .necessity for a;combined post and telegraph office at that place, the question will be in quired into, oh the next visit of an inspector. of ,tliq Depart...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
clearance' sale OF SUMMER GOODS, FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY, TO MAKE ROOM FOR WINTER STOCK NOW ARRIVING, AT WM. BROWN'S IXL GASH STORE, BELLINGEN. Just Read his Reduced Prices — PIIINTS and MUSLINS— Reduced to 3-R, 4-id., 5d., Gd., and (Sid. DRESS GOODS — Shot and Black Mohairs, soiling price Is. 6d. ;. reduced to Is. 2^d. IIA'L'S, FIATS, HATS — At Ridiculously Low Prices. BOOTS, BOOTS., BOOTS — Uluchers reduccd to 5s. Gd.-and 4s. 3d Ladies' Lace. Boots '.to 5s. 9d. and 4s., etc. A thorough clearance of this department, -so come early and secure Bargains. TWO WEEKS ONLY. 'tfThe . ? I ?? * Farmers' ™ * ©©^Operative * Company ^ of JM.S.Vi/., Litd. KSTABrjSHED 18S1 ? EE-OROAXIJIBn 1S!)S. ? was 'established- by the. Fiirmei'-s to Pnmtianv supply iv long felt want, and acts as. ine company AGENTS in the interest of the producer oidj-. ? ANNUAL TURNOVER - - £300, 00D. ! W: ? ?- ? ^ Produce Salesmen ... ^ ; ... Live Stock Auctioneers FARIWHRS... slioiild protoct their own interests by con signing ...
BELLINGER RIVER HARBOR WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
BELLINGER RIVER HARBOR WORKS. Tun members of the Public \Vorks Com mittee met on the 30th ultimo, in Sydney,- to consider the expediency of constructing har bor works at Bellinger River. Mr. C. W. Darley, Engiiicer-tn-chicf for' Public Works, who was examined nt some, length, said the Dedarlment eoiild carry 'out' sufficient work to niake the entrance to the Bellinger River passable at a cost of £36.000. thomrh the completed design placed, before the Minister for Works- ?.?'?was', estimated to- cost about .€170,000.; f Oil the following (lay; the' wit nesses examined were 'Pilot Itadclilfe ; Messrs. C. E. Rennie, chief draftsman, Department of Lands; H.Spoadly, Government Statistician's Office ; W. S. Preddy, timber-vnerchanbjl'aiid 0-. f;. Yeo, Stock Branch, Department of Mines. On Friday, Sir. de Fraiiie, timber merchant, wis examined, and the 'committee adjourned .till the following Tuesday.; Our Sydney /correspondent'- wired lis yesterday that on the , previous 'day Mr. John See...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
' : ' S V' . ' T BUGGIES, COACHES, GIGS» /nK trfrr carts, SULKIES, WAGGOWS. E. RAYMOND, WHEELWRIGHT & OOAOHBUILDER, BELLINGEN. - The Best and Cheapest Maker on the North Coast. II AS AllHIVED, per ship Honolulu. -liiecl from America, a splendid stock of niigsries;; 1 I specially selected for these districts. Jjiudit single-sent l-n')^cicsl niedinni weight. Kamity, double seat.,- buggies, light waggonettes. ITood, brake, and lamps can be added. All vehicles of the very' best second-growth hickory, with steel tires, steel axles. Guaranteed. Work may be inspected before paint is put on. Send for Price Lists. Don't no without a New Burov-fou Xma's-. ' PRICES LOWER THAN EVER. TERMS IF NECESSARY. Raymond is also opsning up a lot of New Model Ploughs. Farmers should see thsm and ? ? -. v -seeura one before they lose the ohanca. They are bound to go fast'. A JOY FOR EVER ! WHAT? THE FCAT THAT YOU CAN PURCHASE DRAPERY GROCERY - IRONMONGERY FANCY GOODS AND ANYTHING ELSE YOU WANT ? at ...
THE DORRIGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
THE DORRiGO. Ouil correspondent writes 'miliar date April ?i : — There has:teeh an agreeable change in the weather here, the last few' days being, all that, can bedeiired. . ; The inhabitants of Paddy's, i'lain are' becoming xpiite progres sive.' One gentleman is felling a large extent oL scrub, and intends testing the suitability of theMand. tor Englisli grass production;: . . .The- road from the top of the mountain to H'eilsdowii Creek is in a deplorable state,' and it is to be loped our energetic super, will attend to it immediately.
THE CATERPILLAR PLAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
THE CATERPILLAR .PLAGUE. A HKl'OHT has been received by the Minis ter for Agriculture on tho caterpillar. plaguq from Mr. Froggatt, Govoriiment Entomolo gist, .lie states tliaU hc received specimens of the pest: from.. different places^ and on jMflrch 27 (1 rove through many acres of I hem at.Camdeii. 'I hey arc all of the same species,. 'limn' flnrk rn'i'rni-J, hlnt-l: f-ntr-i'm] I;,,.':.. It;iv ?pig a-?tripe o£..vcllow-.do\vi) each side... Whivi rfull-grow-iKtJiev aro about, I.Jv nuiin deagtti. They grow:, very rapidlv, anil'in about, a week -burrow..intn the. ground|-aivl change into the chrysalis, state.:. The mollis .will prqhuhly emerge in about, a, .fortnight. These. noc/uid motlis cacli.lay. anijimiueiiso. .number of eggs — aijout 2000 each — but..if( thc rains come in early, the winter-crop of. eggs. -will probably be,, destroyed., ? Where -practic^iblc land-ion protected crops. a broad .strip flf land at. the head of the paddock could be. sprayed with one pound of Paris, g...
BOWRA CO-OPERATITE SKIPPING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
BOWRA CO-OPERATITE SKIPPING COMPANY. A MBETINGof the above Company was held last Saturday, says our correspondent. - Mr. A. Graham occupied the chair. The usual (routine business was transacted, ami some money was paid in. It was dccidcd that the punt be insured. Some communication \viis expected from the owners of the Billy Barlow witn rererence to- ner coming to luacusviue for loading, but the secretary having ex plained that lie had to write through Mr. Ellis;. consequently a- reply would not have had time to reach- them. It was decided to postpone the meeting to that day fortnight, April 16, at which it is hoped matters will be brought to a satisfactory conclusion. A vote of- thanks to the chairman closed the meeting.
ABANDONED SHAFT. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
ABANDONED SHAFT. ' As Mr W. H. Washington,' in company with others, was- driving a mob of pigs from Tyringham to the Bellinger. lie had rather ail unpleasant experience, . Wheti the party, reached T6p ri?er the pigs .began, to scatter, ! and Mr.iWasliingtoii got olf his /norse and .went into the icruJb in pursuit. ITu had not ror :lo; feet decp,';'overg'ro\yn '.with grass and ferns: liie siililen fall gave Mr. Washington a bit of a shock, but when his companions assisted him out he was found to bc-uninjurcd. Prospectors slpuld be compelled to fill up sliatts they arc abamloning, as when left open they arc dangaous to man and beast.
SCHOOL CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
SCHOOL CONCERT. A concert in connection with the Bellin gen public school will be held ill Moody's Hall to-morrow (Saturday) evening. In ad dition to a number of vocal contributions, the pupils will give a display of club-swinging and dumb-bell and pole exercises.. As they have been practising most assiduously, under careful tuition, the exhibition should be well worth seeing.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
A HIGH-; ' ? ? '? ? CHURCH DIGNITARY. / The High! Keverend Monsignor O'liiien, Itee.lor of St. John's Co lege, Sydney, has expressed his opinion of LOASliY'S ' WA1IOO ' in the following terms. DR. O'BRIEN'S STATEMENT. . T , „ „ ? bt. John s . College, Sydney,- Dec,- 15, 1 Si) 7 . Dear Sirs.— ? ? . A trial of I/oastiy's ' Waiioo ' has, fully convinced mo of its cxceptioiHd merits as a remeily for Indigestion, : ' (.Signed) JA'jriss. J. O' Pi in UN. . . To IjbasbyUs ?' U'alioo ' M'fg.'Uo. ? LOASBY'S WAHOO Can be obtained from all eheni ists, pr/ce 2/fi. or |iost fiee 1'rom Ihe sole inantil'acluivrs and -pro- prietors, ' ' | Loashy's ' i/Vahoo ' M'fg. Go, , Ltd., ? 177 kbxt-street; syd^isv;
RAINFALL [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
RAINFALL. . The heaviest falls of ram at Bellinger Heads for'last mo^ith wore from 8 a.m. on the ,(-t h to'8 a.m. ou.thc 7th, 348 points ; 8th to 9th, i 429 points ; 2bth to 27t.Ii, 422 points.. Rain fell on 18 days.. ? Total for mouth, 1900 points. Up to 8 a.m. oil 1st instant, 125 points wcic registered, nearly nl J of which fell on the pre-, vious dav- We thank- Mr.. J. Rarne for this information. Mr. W. A. Johnston informs us that the rainfall at Bowra for March totalled 850 .points, which fell on 15 wet days..
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
PUBLIC MEETING. Tiihre was a fairly good -'attendance at the School of Arts, , Bellingen, last Monday, to protest against tho action of the Postal Dopurtment in leasing a priviito. building lis a post and telegraph office, instead of erecting one on Government land. M r. F. T. Matthews, J. P., couveher. took the chair, and opened the meeting. ne regroiicci inore was not n. larger ai tendanee, Imt tho meeting was represent ative, and lie knfiw those present had the interests of the town at heart. He read tho requisition, signed by 33, calling the meeting, and as he wished 'to be on the floor he would ask Mr. J. H. Noble to take the chair. Mr. Nolilo thanked them, and said. lie would not 'detain llicni with a speech on the subject. The Govei nnient should build their own ofiices. It was 29 years ago since a ppst-ollice was established iu Bi'lliuge.ii, and it was tune they had a Government- building. 'Mr; Matthews moved.— That, this public' inueliii^ desires lo place on record its prot...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
THE WEATHER. During the pait week there has been a .chango in the weather. much appreciated by everyone, particularly the farmers. The con tinuous showers of the past three or four months has been followed by warm days and pleasant nights. . Corn-pulling is proceeding as rapidly as'possi.ble throughout the district, and a quantity of maize has already been foi ..warded to the market. .
THE LAND TAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
THE LAND TAX. As extract from part 1. of tho Statis tical Hegistor for 1897, published in the commercial columns of the: Sydney daily press, shows with terrible significance the disastrous oiled the huid^ tax has had upon values of'property comprised within Ihe limits of niuniciiialities. The figures given show that for tho two years fol lowing tho banking paniij of 1893 the capital value rose from £144,277.400 iu that year to £151,226,000 in 1895. the year of the imposition of the land tax. Three yearsof land taxation have brought down values to £122.713,400, or .a loss of nearly thirty million of jiouuds. The annual value likewise shows a -.commen- surate decrease from. £8,929, 475. in, 1894 to £7, 416, 440 in 1898, being a loss , of over one and a half millions per. annum. Comment is needless. ? -v
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
CRICKET. 'I'll u following players will represent liel lingeu, next Saturday, against Fcrnmouut on Hellingen' I'arl; Messrs. G, Wills, W. Wills, Apsey, Whaison, Pitman, Jay, .Smythe, Italy, llaileisley, Hamilton; Deverell j -Johnston, Henderson; and Piggott, emergencies. Kernmoant team is as follows : — Messrs. J. MeCJeary, W. Carney,. A. .'Tyson, J. Jloelaip, It. MeDoagidl. A. I'liiehney. W. 'lyson, U'. D llig^ins,- M. Knight, W. Warren, ami Jno. McDoagall ; (.i. Carney anil; Ii. Tyson, em -rg- encies. Hamilton's fame as-a crieketor was further enhaiieed last Saturday liyjlns peiiormauce Willi bat. and ball. : He dultlie 'hat trick,' and was suitably rewardcd.| THA.oiinits v. ?jiurjr.uju'rau disthict. Played on Ii'ermnount. wicket last Satimlay, and won by the Teaehers'ijrijeorcs : ? ? Ti-iaoiihus. . K. T. Collins, b Cireer 1 ; ? 3 I!. Williams, run out ... ... ? . ... 4 J. W. Gettens. c I'yson, b Cr|eer ... 7 H. W Hanulton, st. Miggms, b (jreer ... 20 J. .1. Karrull, b Crouch ... ...
A SCDTCHMAN'S DIARY [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
A SCOTCHMAN'S D3ARY Jlosiuv.- A half-gill to wash awa' the ell'ects o' a dry sermon, -?Td. Mid (lay, a gill to wet. nia lips for (log Vvhust lin', b'oin' oot after the s'leep, Id. ' For gathoriu' wi' the neebors, tiva gills, 2d. Mair do^' whustliu', a gill, Id. '. 'J.'iiesday. — A wot.nioriiin', a gill, Id. (there beili' some holes in nia plaid). Dog whiistlin' through the day, Iwa gills, 2d.''''. Cijusolin' ivi' Jock Mac.lonald ovor-t'lie loss o' his wife, four irills, '4d. Wednesday.— :M a'rkol. day, forgather iu's, sax gills, 6d; Dog whiistlin', Iwa gills, 2d. Gills with folk I had liao mind o' ?whatever, 4d. Gill wi' the man tint sang-' Auld Lang' Sync, ''Id. Thursday.— A gill to try and bring to inind wliaur I peeled ma knuckle in a polcetical argument, Id. Introducing Jock Macdonald to a likely lass to niak* his second wife, twa gills, 2d. Sundry dog whustlin's, twa gills, 2d. Friday. — Aiming the sheep, forlifyin' mysel' for .lock Macdoiiald's wife's fune ral ill tho afternii...
MAXIMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 April 1898
MAXIMS. 'l^HH following maxims''' fronr ' More Tramps Abroad' arc somewhat humor some. : — When iu .doubt lell the truth. ' Noise proves nothing. Often a lien who lias merely li'.id- an egg cackles as if she had , laid -an asteroid. - The English nie mentioned in the. ijliue :. . JD1C551M lire me uk'uk, iui nicy shall inherit the II is easier to stay out than get out. Man will do many things to gel linn sell loved ; he-will do all things to got : l.iuiscll envied. 1 lie altar-cloth of one son is. the door mat of the next. Classic. A book which people praise but don I read. Man is the only annual that blushes. ; Or. ueeils to. : - J here aro manv scapegoats for our sins, but the must popular one is Provi dence. Hunger is the handmaid of genius. Grief can take oi itself, but to have the lull value of Ti jov vou uinst have soniebodv to share it with. fsntan (inipatieiillv) ;o newcomer : Ihe trouble with yon -Chicago people is that vou think vou are the best down here, whereas vou are u...
A MODEL PARSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 15 April 1898
A MODEL PARSON. Sojin extraordinary revelations were made 'recently, during the examination in bankruptcy of the Rev; Gavin Hamil ton Samson, clerk iu holy orders, late of Southlands, Kent, nt : New Romney. Tlio dnlilni- ,vl,n nttvihulorl lnc Fn,T„..n tr. the loss of nil action for selling stocks of bees which were diseased, admitted that the present Archbishop of Canter bury had inhibited him from taking duty for an indefinite period in consequonce of misconduct. He further confessed that his wife wrote bis sermons for him, and' that he manifolded tlieni and dis p?iSed of - tlieni;:fo clergymen in various ; parts of England nnd in tho colonies.. From this source he derived an income of between £30 and £40 a, year. Tho - bankrupt' aUo admitted tliat lie had at tended race meetings, including the Derby, and -that he had lost money by hacking horses with a professional book- ; maker. One of the/creditors complained' of the debtor's 'extravagance in ordering: i a dress suit lined with ...
THE MARKETS. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 15 April 1898
THE MARKETS. * Sydney, Tlfrt'rs'day. . ; H. Prescott and Co. report— Maize selling 2s. 5dT; extra prime, ' 2s. Gil. ; soft lqts'from 2s..;, expect prices' to come lower.: Pigs: Rest baconers,- --t0s; to 50s. ; medium, 30s. to 87s. Gd.- ; light, from 28s; best porkers. 2(Js. : medium. 20s. ; light, 15s. / John: i'See , and Co; report— Prime maize, 2s.. Gd., in good demand' ; pigs, ?Id. to 5d. ; '. (y ? ? ; : The Farni^rs' Co-operative Co.; Ltd., report— Fat pigs sti'pplies-;very shorthand competition most keen; prime bncohers making 5d. per lb., and porkers 4-^d. to 5d.. Fat calves in fair supply aiid sell ing readily at lnst week's rules ; values are expected to hoM firm for tlie next fortnight. Owing to heavy supplies coming forward during the holidays,; the maize stocks have accumulated; which caused prices to recede to 2s. Gd. Eggs, is. to Is. Id., market very dull.' . Hill, Clark and Co. report — Fat pigs market heavily supplied this week, and prices lower for all descriptions, ...