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Brie Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Drle Mention. Povoral minora foFuirfield arrivod by tho Tnmki. Heavy frosts nt Virwick, Quoonslund. Pound yards wamd in Cornkl. Tho overdraft ottlio Lismore Counoil is .£2513. C'-riiki crick»tersao wliore on Saturday, Tlio Lismoro, tf-am uid too much ' porsevor anc.e' in pvtiotisingor tluim. Lots of unemployl in Grafton. Bond Superintoiant wanted about the distriot. Casino bind roveuo returns for quarter ending 30th Septoinir, £2121 5s Od A stranger in low this wcok, pulled up_ nt a dwelling at tho far ed of tho town, enquiring whore the post and tiograph ofHoo was located. Aftiot. JumoH Cuddy, fr omhezzHng £50 the monies of J. T. nix J. Toohoy, brewors, of Grnftou, was souteced to 2 years imprison ment. with hnrd Inbur, in Grafton gaol. Wo hoar Mr. Cofton, of Lismoro, lias takon the p'omi5C in Riohmond Torraoo formerly cccupicil V Messrs. M'Auglioy and Co. Mr. 'Croft on i an out und out pushing business man, and till be a groat acquisition to our town. Annual mooting for considerat...
Extracts from our Files. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
KxtracU from oar Files. A deputation waited upon Mr. Glad stone on October 4 to offer the freedom of the City of Cork and other Irish towns. Mr. Gladstone, receiving the deputation, hoped for ? continuance^ of publio life, and had doe hope of settling the Irish difficulty. The cause must ultimately triumph, and he hoped promptly. A Border farmer whose practical mind soared above a taste for things beautiful had the good or bad fortune to marry a wife who brought with her a wooden substitute for one of her nether limbs. On being remonstrated with on the exercise of his choice, John answered his questioner in a manner that showed he had the shrewd utilitarian character of a Scotchman. 'Hech, sir,' said he, ' it's maybe no' a vera bonnie thing to marry a women wi' a wudden leg; but, many'she'll be awfu' usefu' at settin' time, when I'm puttin* doon my cabbage, neeps, or tatties. She can gang in front an' mak' a hole wi' her stump, while I come ahint and put in the seed. A telegram has ...
SKIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
shipping mmtrofkcE. r\ AftrirfrXTA. * I OoUwr 18. — Qnertt of tha Sduth, Captain' Wood, from Sydney. i-al)sptoffp»w--(- Id tVe' Steerage. Cnrttn, fit) tons nreWYnl mpve.hiUifliAP, lirtff. On til* \h*\, r**nQ«m^ VKp ft*r.Vmrmr| ftnt M. 14.30 p.m. 'rot *hr- lS*h, n^rt nrViv»*-i »if: at 7 p Vn . Aim a d -h\ F^ripVioneprl utrong Southerly wln^nnd high sea during first yinrt., Bjirt Variable w'n£- nnil .fine weather during the latter pnrf 'or 'hnssn ge. Rnvthf no Lls »nor«- - p,nrg« the 'Q.-ippti ' T-MW-itaS to tho Company's wharf nnd took in 8(10 hi us of mafae, nnd the^ee to the Colonial Sugar Co.'* mill to'flll up %-r Svdnpy.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Shipping Notices. BB. NICOLL'S line of steamers ? RUNNING j TO AND FROM SYDNEY. THE S. 8. BELLINGER I(umlcr the commacd of Captain B. At.t.isy), I is now making WEEKLY TRIPS botween / tho Riohmond River aiul Sydney. | AGENTS: B Ballina ? ? ? Woodburn ....... . ; . . v . .... J. Langl Coraki C. Stnmfbrd. Casino. , . . ........... ; ,, F. G. Crouch. Lismoro , . . E. Coloman'. «?T All Cargo to nnd'frnnfi Casino nnd tho South Arm of tbo river, freeof droghago. j ' -B^Br NICKEL,':' i j. t.'IVictoriii'Whnrf,- Sydnoy.' -- rpo THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC IN | JL tlio Richmond Rivor District. i JOHN SEE and CO.'S Line of Steamers. \ Until further notioo tho Favourito Pn Monger SUimcrs HELEN NICOLL and AUSTRA LIAN will run as follows: — j Tho B.fl. HELEN NICOLL, Captain R. A. i Frasor, loavinpr ' Sydney SATURDAY f NIGHTS, nt 9 o' clonk. Leaving Grafton ! WEDNESDAY MORNINGS, at C o'olock. [ Tho s.R. AUSTRALIAN, Captain IT. C Chud ! lnigh, leaving Sydnoy TUESDAY i NIGHTS, at !) o'clock. Leaving Graft...
Coraki Post-office. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTMENT OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
t'orakl Po«t.Ofllce. .' , Arptpati *nt- TlCTMrnrnK ov ,M*tt.s. Matt.8 Jsrrive frrtm Rydnev, South Wo'ndhnrn, Woodhnrn. and Swan Bay . evprv Monday' and TlmrS'Tav. pt 3.35 p.'m:; arid close for !thpisnme places every Tuesday, and Friday, «t5pm. An-ive from Lismore, Wyrallah. end Gnndnr .imba every Tuesday nnd Friday, ah 5.50 p.m ..and close for same places every Monday and-Thursflav. at 3.3.ri p.m. Arrive from Casino and Ccdrlngton every Tuesday, nt. 4 p.m. and Saturday, at 10.30 a.m. ; nnd closp for same places every Mon day nnd Thursday, at. 8.30 p.m. Arrive and depart by river boats for Ballina', Wardell. nnd Broadwater.
Religions Memoranda. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Reklclmin Memoranda. /». .' ' OuuBCH nt 'EjfOT,A-in. . ! Ocfoopr 24— Wnodhnrn,.H n.m. nnd 7.30 P.m.' . F*v--.W«t-.r' at 8.30 p.m.— The Rov. F. 13. ?fifH-Yiland. ? r 'j Wk.lkyAV Cki;t-C«. ©cwher 24— Mcprsohaum, 11 -n.m. ;* Alston-, »|M-\ 3 p.m. : Liamorp, 7.30 p.m. , 81' — Ptmlwo,' 11 n.m, : Ats^tivillo. 3 p.m. j LWnnre. 7.SO p.m.— Hpv. FrpdHO. 'Rover. 24— Bungawalhyn. 11 a.m. : Oornki (School of ?-Arts), 2 p.m. : Casino. 7.30 p.m. :: 81— :Lismore. 11 a.m.; Trv'ng*tnn. v. 30 p.m. ; .Casino 7.30 p.m. — Rev. Jne H. Lewin. 24— WVmIIhV 3 p.m. 81— North Climes 'Mr. .Wineon's), 11a.m.; Bexhill, 3 p.m.— Mr. S. T. Noithcott. 24 — Oowlong, 3 p.m. PI— Wyrallah 3 p.m.— (S), 31 — Mpprsnhanm. 11 n.m. — Frliertnr (\), ?4— Tfvi'nptnr,. a p,m.— Mr. F. B. GnlW. 24 and 31 — Dunoon. 2.30 — Mr. Robt. Arthur,
Victorian Views of Mew South Wales Finances. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Victorian Views of New South Wales Finances. The Melbourne Argus makes the follow ing comments upon the financial condition of this colony : — ' . . The financial policy of the two last New South Wales Treasurers has been a mixture of imbecility and shuffling, but that is perhaps not thor oughly realised in London as yet. The enormous resources of the great colony concerned, the generally sound condition of private enterprise, commerce, and industry there, as well as the capacity for recovering from depression, are, however, well known everywhere. Yet the mis conduct of the present Ministry, and the unsavoury proceedings of the Sydney Assembly, must tell against the colony sooner or later. ? People at a distance, who notice the apathy of local public opinion in regard to these matters, hardly understand the general contempt for and indifference to the sayings and doings of the members of both Ministry and Assembly which prevails in New South Wales. Neither decency nor patriotism is ...
Fearful Case of Depravity. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Fearful Case ofDepravlty. A Kanaka named Jimmy was brought before the police magistrate at Brisbane, last week for committing a rape upon two sisters named Rebecca and Amelia Allen, aged 11 and 12 years. James Allen, about 60, and Eliza Allen, about 45, the parents, were charged with being acces sories before the fact. The revelations were of the most horrible character. Chief-Inspector Lewis, who has had many years experience amongst the criminal classes, stated that he never oould have believed such a horrible state of affairs existed. He does not blame the black savage, but the father and mother taking a nominal sum, sometimes as little as a shilling, for their daughters' dishonour. This has been going on since last Christ mas, and until their arrest three day's ago. Both the children are under thirteen, and therefore incapable of having given their consent.
Farming Without Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Farming Without Stock. Stock raisins and farming are tho same in a eertain dense. No farmer can keep stock unless he' grows grain and grass, and no farm can be kept to a standard of fertility unless containing stock. Every farmer aims to improve his farm with his stock, and endeavours to secure the greatest yields possible per acre, using the latest and most improved methods for that purpose. .All 'farmers are quick in pointing out the mistakes of their neighbours and assisting them to avoid such in futura.' But in stock-raising the conditions seem to be changed. Tlie farmer who spends time and labour to secure a large crop of wheat or corn, resorting to the best seed and the most available machineiy, 'allows ? his crops to be wasted by inferior stock. We use the term wasted for the reason that any portion of the food consumed that does not contribute to the produc tion of some other articlo is wasted. True, it is in the manure, but a waste of time results, as the benefit from the '...
Choked by a Cherrystone. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Choked by m Cherrystone. At the Enfield Petty Sessions recently, Edward Fenn, of 1 Shamrock Cottages, Alma Road, Enfield Wash, bootmaker, was charged, on his own confession, with causing the death of his son Edward, aged five years, by throwing a cherrystone down his throat. The prisoner, on being placed in the dock seemed much affected, and his wife, who was weeping on her entrance into court, became hysterical, and had to be carried away in a prostrate condition. Constable James Agg, station ed at Enfield Highway, deposed that the prisoner came up to him in a state of great distress, and said, ' I have choked my son.' The witness asked how, and the prisoner replied, 'I was playing with him with cherry-stones, trying to throw them into his breast.' The witness asked the prisoner how he knew the body was dead, and he answered, ?' I am sure, because he was black aud cold before I left the house.' The witness then took him to the police station. The other testimony adduced showed that...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
SireB of the Season. O STAND THIS SEASON, NEA.lt COHAKI, - The Thoroughbred Horse : JgHKM WELCOME. WELCOME is a dark Chosnut, by 'Wiirlilto (imp.); dnm Topsy, by Wliiilebouo ; g dam KoHcbud, by. l'ilsford (imp.) . . TERMS ? ? ? &i »s siriglo maro. Two or more mares tlio property of aatno | owuor SA each; tj*g$' Good grass nud plenty of water, nnd every oare taken of mares, but no responsi bility incurred. All mares must bo removed and paid for by tlio 1st January. 1887. MARTIN DOKAN. rpo STAND THIS SEASON X At Codrington, aud travel tlio surrounding district, « tffflhowajThn Powerful Draught Ilorao iOTWBkoyal plantation, By Plantation (imp.) ; dnm I by Lincoln (imp.) ; g dam by Essox (imp.) ; g g I dnm by Shortlegs (imp.) : g g g dam by Dray man (imp.) TERMS ? £2 10s. per maro. A liberal reduction m:ido for two . or moro mares tlio property of sumo porson. Good seeuro paddoclta provided and^ ovory caro taken of mares, but no responsibility in curred. IjgJ' Royal Plantation' ...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Correspondence. Thd Editor doefl not hold himself responsible for opinions expressed by correspondents. W THK 1CDITOR Oti I'll® RfOlfSfoHiD HIVJiR nBBALD, Slit.-— Passing liv tho biiil'lhitf hoing erected for a School of Arts, r/il my Way to thd cricket match on Saturday, I could not holp looking at a ni'lo shod on tho opposite sido of the road whioh on inquiring I was informed was a Prosbvterian Churoh. But at tho uMor nogloot of it and the forlornana God-forsnkon apprirtranco it presented. I oould not keep thinking what John Knoit would havo said to his disciplos in tad days of yoro if they had loft thoir places of worship, however poor, to suoh dire Tiogloct. And I could not holp thinking of Luoifor's sarcastio fling at such a place in tho ' Goldon Logond.' ' What a dark and a dismal place t I wonder any man has the faoo To call such a hole the Hou«o of the Lrtrd, And tlio Gate of Heaven ; but such is tho word. Ceiling and walls and windows old, Covored with cobwebs, blackened wi...
Garden Calendar for October. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Garden Calendar Iter October. Kitchen Gabden.— A full orop of beans may be sown in a warm border of light rich earth ; -draw'thedrillsan inoh deep, and allow two luchos distance in the rows. Continue sowing red and white celery in light earth, nnd earth up that already in the ground. Sow turnips for a full summer .crop; hoe : and thin out the former crops to eight inohes' distance. Sow a bed of lettucei seed.' Examine newly grafted trees, and where the clay, is craoked, or has dropped off, put fresh in its place. Keep the strawberry beds cloan from runners ' and weeds ; this also applies to the rest of- the ground. Cauli flowers and oabbagea may be planted out; if . water is not availablo ohoose a cloudy day when rain is expected. Continue earthing up and hoeing potatoes. . Flower Garden.— Finish ; sowing all kinds of flower seeds. Proteot tender plants from the sun, and also from the oold winds. Support weak plants, and divide the roots of daisies, pansies, &o., and plant i...
Fire at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Fire at Nea. While the barque Himalaya, which ?arrived at Dunedin on the 3rd instant from Glasgow, was running down her easting a fire broke out on board, concerning which Captain Patterson informs me (correspondent of Auckland Star) that on the morning of Friday, 20th August, it was noticed that a smell as of gas now and then pervaded the ship. A search was at once made of every compartment, but the ilames were only intermittent, and it was not until 5 in the afternoon, when smoke began to ascend from the seams of the main hatchway, that the locality could be determined on. The hatch was at once partially cleared, the cargo in the way quickly passed on deck, and a hose got down. By this means water waB pumped into the hold throughout the night. The next morning the smoke had increased in volume, and as clouds of steam were arising it was evident that there was a body of fire below. To meet the emergency the hatch was thoroughly cleared, and a portion of the general cargo, ironwork,...
The Daly River Tragedy. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
The Duly River Tragedy. FULLKR accounts of the Daly River tragedy in the Northern Territory discloses a and donic.st.ic story. On August 31, Wright Woodward Heath, who has just been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment, had been on the Daly Kivcr Plantation, of which he wns a manager for some time previous to that date. He was quite lame, and was confined to the house. His suspicions had been aroused with regard to his wife's relations with Mr. M'Kinnon, who acted as overseer, and upon the morning of the date given he extracted from her the following confession : — While you were away in Palmerston M'Kinnon was constantly soliciting me and I refused him. I told him to go away, that lie knew I was married, and that he should let me alone. He waa constantly annoying mc every day, until Walter, being sick, went over to the copper mine. On that day M'Kiifnon was more importunate than usual. I told him to go away and let mc alone. There was no man in the place except iliim. He took me up ...
Sporting Mems. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Sporting items. The Ipswich Advocate says: — Tho race, horse Meteor is not deid as reported, it was tho two-year-old filly Cora Lee that died from tlih effects of a kick received on tho journey from Sydney. , An innovation was in voguo at Flommgton (says tbo LKAM'.it) last Saturday, in tho form of a nolico board showing tho names of disonga^cd jockoys. Each race .was given, containing names and woights of riders open for engngo mont in such events as therein set forth. As jockeys wero ongagod, so wero their namos struck 'ut. The practice is a convenience to both ownora nnd ridors, and is worthy of adoption on all racecourscs throughout the colony. Mr. Devlin was determined act firmly on Saturday nt tho Sydney Turf Club moeting with disobedient jockoys, und owing to tho repeated refusals of tho ridors of Fairy and Folly to obey orders in the Sovereign Plato and October Handicap rospectivoly, theso horses wero sent back to tho paddock. In tho caso of tho former. Longford was substitut...
Public meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Public meeting. A rBULic meeting was held at Nolan's Hall (jmrsuaut. to advertisement,) on Saturday ! evening last, for tho purpose of taking some I stops for olearing and improving the oomotery. I Through somo niismanagpnent tho date of meeting had not bcoti olenrly defined, and tho attendance was t.herefnro not. as largo as. it otherwiso would havo been. Then again th? conveners of tho mn?ting wero conspicuous by roason of their abseuce, but tho energy of theso present amply compensated for any short comings in this respoct. Tho businoss was of cout-so of tlio most primitivo oharaotor, nnd oould oonsist undor nny circumstances of not much moro than tho appointmout of a committee to oarry out tho required improve ments, and tho oponing of subscription lists ia aid thereof. ? ? In tho absenno of tho convenors, Mr. K. Nolan was voted to t.ho chair, and liavtng road tho ndvortisoniont cnlling tho meoting Mr. P, Wnlsli moved,— That n Cemetory Improvement Committee, consisting of tho fo...
Kimberly Rush. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
' Klmberly Rush. ITsWa from Wyndham, dated 30tli September, states that the steamer Tannadico arrived there on tho 18th aud the. Hero. on the 21st. Two hundred and fifty passengers left the Hero for Queens land and Sydney. Sergeant Truelove arrived from tho diggings on tho 2nd September, aud his report is unfavourable. Several diggers have arrived with small parcels of gold but nothing payable. Several are returning to the liield, including O'Donnell, the explorer, and a party of diggers, who are sanguine that something better will be found during the wet-season. A large quantity of mer chandise is being reshipped at Wyndham for other ports. Tho health at Wyndham and on. the fields is good, but business is very dull.
Half way House Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Half way Houoe Races... A visitor to these races, which' took place' on Wednesday 1 st, -has kindly given us the following information thoroanaiit: — ? Maiden P'ato. — Mr. Kenny's Silvertip, 1; Mr. 'D, M'Phee's ^Master JReugny, 2; —Stranger, 3. Plying Handicap. — Mr. Welsh's- Bar- bella, 1 ; Mr; Baker's Lady Yatteudon, 2 ; ? Combustion, I Hack Race— Loafer. Handicap. — Mr. . Konny's Silvurtip, 1; Mr. Welsh's Barbolla, 2 ; ? Guzolle, 3. A good race. Foot Race. — Busoh 18yds., 1 ;;T. BrowfieV 2 ; D. McLean. 3. Nine started.
Departmental Extravagance. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 22 October 1886
Ilepartmental Extravagance. The Sydney Morning Herald says — ' I don't -^suppose,' writes a well-known pastoralist to us; ' yon will believe the following story ; however, it's true : — An inspector of C.P.s had a district he could easily- manage. It was cut into three parts :to make- billets.. This was not enough. Each inspector had an assistant given him, and this gentleman states there;- are six men doing the work he could easily do. Again, he has to report on;*!say,; three' selections. This would occupy the time of the Land Court iO minutes. ;„,.0na selection is near A-^-r-, another, rjear B-p- — and another C \.. The chairman gets £800 or ,£10.00 a year,, theiother members' £2 14s. per day. - So; they move the court to each of these . towns, and tli'tis, spread '.the ;|\vork over several weeks, and the result is that the selling; .of an acre of land costs, the councry'more than is paid for it.' We hope! tbpt 'an^, 'of our country readers who may know of. similar abuses of polit...