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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
E D I C A L. F. «. CONNOR, M. B., M. Cir., Edinhurqii University, may bo consulted at MOBBS' IIOTICTj, CORAKT, Daily ; and at MURRAY'S ITO'PEI,, SOUTH WOODBURN, Every TUESDAY, j from 10 to 1 o'clock. i ' nuxquam dormio.' Jliclmwiiir gifrcr peralir, ' AND NORTHERN DISTRICTS ADVERTISER. PUBMSHKD AT CORAKI EVERY PllIDAY MORNWO. Friday, July 16th, 1886. j
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
In Jacksonville, New Jorsey, there is a public sohool. Tho other day a lad 13 yoars old arose and called for a vote on the question whether the teacher of the sohool waaoompetent to fill hiB position. The ' vote against tho teacher was unanimous, ; and immediately overy scholar packed up his books and wont home. Aocording to recent statistics there have - been fought in Franoe since 1870 no less ; than 847 duols, bosidos many between officers and private soldiers, which are never mentioned in the papers. Out of thoso 8 17 duols only nino rosulted in one of tlii- i Dirties being' disabled. In 98 per cent - ? r J ho casos tho combatants left tho, fiold unscathed.
The Kimberley Goldfields [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
The Kiniberley Goldfields The following letter anent tho Kitnborloy [ Goldfields, by W. S. Findlay, to the S. M. : Herald, will be road with interest : — | Derby at present is tho port whonco diggors start for the goldfields. Tho dis tauce is somewhat greater than from the head of Oauibridgo Gulf; but the route is much easier, and it will continuo to be tho poiut of departure for diggers from tlio southern colonies until a praotical road is found from Cambridge Gulf through tho Leopold Range. The voyage from Sydney to King's Sound by steamer occupies, iucluding stoppages at various ports, 17 days or loss. Tbie Mon muir, steamship, by which boat I came, took 18 days ; but wo had unusual delays. From Port Darwin to tho anchorage in King's Sound occupies two and a hulf days. At present steamers of largo draught, liko the Monmuir, have to bo careful in navi gating the gulf, as the soundings aro not complete, and tho tidos vory strong. Ax Bpriug tidos there is a rise and fall of 30 foet....
SMALL DEBTS COURT. MONDAY, JULY, 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Monday, July, 12. Before the Police Magistato and Mr. J. Whito, J.P. (Adjourned from tho oth instant). William Armstrong v. E. Kennody — Postponed at the request of dofondant until tho second of August, on payment of complainant's oxponses for tho day. liweu Kennody v. William Armstrong — Postponod till 2nd of August: no particulars filed. Ewen Kennedy v. Charles Matthews — Bout mid lease (balanco) £5 los 6d. Plaintiff claimed tho amount for rent and lease. After hearing evidoace, tho Bonch gave a verdict for -tho plaintiff for £4 1.3s Gd, I with costs, os. | John Whito v. Alexandor M'Pherson. — Balance of account for goods sold and 1 delivorod, £5 3s lOd. Yordict for plaintiff, with 8s 6d costs. The application of James Rogers to be appointed to tho position of Registrar of tho Small Debts Court, was granted by the Bench.
Richmond River Turf Club Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Biohmond River Turf Club Raoes The following are tho noiniuatl^i'foiv.the Richmond River Turf Olub -meMing at Casino : — j Maiden.Plate — ZuluLnun, Rainsworth, ?; colt, Molunion, Fairy, Poxliuutor, Mariner, ?! Faro, Butterfly, Sontonco, Express. J Casino Handicap — Uproarious Garnot, i Lura, Counterfeit, Gamblor.Ulrio, Masootte, Ajax, Leiuster, Sultana, Juesio, Malunioii, Aga, Casino, Riddle, Greonmantlo, I'lnorgy, Czarovitch, Wilhelmina, Adam, Froodom, -, Winnio. Olub Handicap — Uproarious, Garnet, Counterfeit, Ulrio, Mascotte, Ajax Aga, Leinster, Sultana; Jessie, Molanion, Riddle. Groonmantle, Czarovitch, Adam, Freedom, ' - Grey tail.
Clarence River Jockey Club Races By Telegraph. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] FIRST DAY—TUESDAY. MARES' PRODUCE STAKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Clarence River Jookey Club Baoei By Tolograpli. [fIIOM OUR OWN COUIUCSt'ONDENT.] FIRST DAY— TUESDAY. Makks' Produce Stakes. Mr. H. Barnes' Siriii8...(li. Waddol) 1 T1 II. Smith's Azalino ? ? 2 ? Amabel ? 3 Timo, LIS.; fastost time on record iu Grafton. Maiden Plate — 60 sova. Mr. \V. Goodgor'a b h Huntingdon ? ? !. (M'Aulifie) 1 H. Barnes' BafHor. ? 2 T. II. Smith's Azalino ? ? ? 3 Huntingdon won from start to finish. Time, 2.1G one-fifth. City Handicap— 100 sovs. Mr. T. Armstrong's Loinster ? 1 W.J. Hawthorno's Czarovitch... 2 T- Armstrong's Ajax ? 3 Eleven horses started, Wilhelmina and Nappor Tandy being absontees. Ajax and Parr got tho bost of a good start, but wero soon outpaced by Loinster, who ussumed tho lead. At tho back of the course Czarovitch camo out of tlio ruck, and got on oven terms with the leader, Ajax being well up. Loiuster, howovor, was' Job many for them, and camo in a wiunor by a neck, Ajax being halfa longth behind Czarovitch. Timo, 2.12. This was tho greates...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE RICHMOND RIVER HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
TO TIIB EDITOR OF THE RICHMOND RIVER IIERALD. Sir. — As your valuablo paper will without doubt travel within tho precincts of tho ! Government departments, I take your channel ! as tho moans of exposing ono or two itoniB tlmt I really ought to bo altonded to. Firstly, a , licensing \ .tiuiL is auvert-isuu iur huiiiu liuiu iu bo hold on cortain days, onco each wook—say Monday — and parties travel from 20 to 50 miles ?tho day previous to bo in attondanco. It is not diflicuit to imagine thoir foelings, when on attending tho court no magistrates aro to hand to' grant liccncos orattond to tho business of tho court. Tho paid officor starts on Saturday to get to Coraki by Monday, and thoso who como so far havo to wait till Coraki, Lisinoro, Alston villo, nnd Ballina aro attended to, boforo tho Court at Casino can bo satisfied. What other district but tho Richmond would put up with such management ? If tho district is too largo or othtT duties give tho magistrates too much to do, then pay a...
Homestead Leases. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Homestead Leases. A dopntntiou from tho rnstornl Lossoch' Associations of Pourko aud Provviimua waited on tlio Minister of Lauds recently. Tho deputation urged tlint thero should bo no in-' cronso iu tho annual rentals, iti eotiseciuonuo of tlio Bovevo aud protracted drought, tho hoavy losses in stook, tho rcduood prico of wool, tho depressed utato of tlio stock 'market, tho^keon ness of Americau competition, and tlio heavy taxes alroady borne by pnstoralists under the Sheep, Stock aud Pnsturos, aud Rabbit Aots. Mr. Burton referred to tho question of compensation for improvements. Ho couteudod that tlio fencing was hs nceossary to the . currying : capability of a run as sinking wolls, aud ho would ask that all improvements approved by tlio local land board should bo paid for by tlio incoming lessco; Ho also desirod to refer to the t'oneing 'regulation, which provided that tlio fonno must: bo -1ft high, which uecossnrily was not bo soouro us a 3ft (.)in fence. Ho would suggest, that ...
Coraki Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Coraki Police Court* j Monday. Jui.y 12. Brfoiie tho Polioo Magistrate and Mr. J. Whito, J.P. DETENTION OF PBOl'ERTy. John M'Kinnon was sued by Jumos Mil gato for tho illogal dotoiitiou of two cows branded K.O., aud pleadod causo to show. Tho plaintiff, boiug sworu, statod that he bought tliroo cows from a man nuiuod Piukorfon, two of which he found running in defendant's paddock, which ho claimed as his property ; ouoa whito and the othor a roiiu, aud both brauded E.O. on off ribs ; demundod thorn aud dofnndaut rofused to givo them up until tho law made him ; sorvodhim with a notico of domaud per sonally (copy producod), on the 'th June ; valuo tho two cows at £11 ; never sold tho cows and still claim thorn. Cross- examined bydofondant: Bought tho cows from Pinkerton ou tho 13th of May last ; havo a roceipt for tho cows, (produced). John M'Kinnon, tho defendant, doposod that tho cows in quostiou ho had iu his possession and ho claimod them as his proporty ; about 12 months ago Pink...
Immense Recovery of Sunken Treasure [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Immense Recovery of Sunken Treasure The English divers , and Captain B. F. Stevens, Lloyd's survoyor, havo just re turnod from the island of Grand Canary, aftor raising a sum of no loss than £90,000. This amount was lying submerged 153 foot deep, about a inilo from tho southernmost limit of the island ot Graud Canary. Tho treasuro went down about two years ago in a brand-new Spanish 6toamor.-' called tho Alphon'so XII. Thos'toamor had on board £100,000 worth of Spanish dollars on thoir way to Cuba. Thoy woro five-dollar gold pieces, and woro . spoaially coinod for the trip, boing the only fivo-dollar pieces bear ing tho yoar 18S4. Tho insuranco on tho mouoy was effoctod at Lloyd's, and was paid ovor to the insurors after tho vossol foundered. Aftor a lapso of ovor a year Captain B. F. Stovons and throo English divors woro sent out to Grand Canary to try nnd rocovor tho sunkou troasuro. Thoy succeeded in bringing up nino boxes contain ing specie of tlio value of £10,000 each, but tho...
Casino Items [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Casino Items [from our special correspondent]. In my last I gave a fair view of the principal features of Casino, with tho exception of the Municipal Council and tho Hospital — institu- tions worthy of notice — so I must bring bofore your gaze tlieso two important factors of our I woll-being. wc are incorporated, and receive somo of tho very good results of tho aldermanic insti tution. Our aldermen seem to bo woll chosen and are quite devoted to their honorablo posi tions, and earnest in carrying out the work vested in thera by the confidonco of tho people. By the way, I saw one of them engaging his political brains in the tho intricacies of ' big ring ' the othor day. Our streots are all lined out, and tho necessary formations aro boing effocted as funds will admit. Of course they aro not infallible, and frequently make mistakes, notably the carting of tons of mud and spread ing a thick coating of it on tho main street at considerable cost. . Still, their work in general refiocts c...
Advice to a Young Wife. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Advice to a Young Wife. Never disturb a man whilo he is roading his paper. Novor ask a fat man for anything whilo ho is pulling on his boots. Whon you want anything, wait until your iius band lias hau ms broalnast, and thou help him tondorly into his coat, and whilo behind him smoothing his collar tho right way, ask for it. .- When ho looks injured aud plaintive, oxamino his plate ; thore is suro to -.bo .a vacancy 1 If be comes to breakfast looking on tho ovo of sobs, ask not tho roasou, for ho will answer that ho had hut one towel. If he lies on the sofa aftor dinner and shakos the house with his snoros, accuse him, not of slooping, for ho is moroly '? thinking with his oyos shut.'' ;. If ho says ho is ' going to tho club for an hour, dear,' bid him adiou for tho ovoning: If ho loses his handkorphitifs ovory wliero but at homo, let him havo' his own way about it that tho washerwoman is dishonest without vour knowini)- it. : If you want him to do anything, novor toll hiui it is.goo...
Horseracing in England. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Horseraeing in England. In an articlo ou tho prosont racing season in England the Field says: — 'Nowly established races, with largo sums for tho winuors, havo already had a visible effect on somo timo-honourod racos ; but who shall say what will be tho rosult of tho lnsitution ot many moro racos liko the forthcoming Eulipse Stakos at Saiulown, tho winner of which will gain £10,000 ? A man who racos for sport, puro and simple — thero aro a tew loft yot — would rathor win a race liko the Derby or St. Logor than a newly instituted prize of great value ; but people who havb loss voneratiou for sontimout, or cannot afford to bo indopon dout of tho loaves and tishos of racing, few though thoy bo to tho majority, would naturally prefer to take their chancos of winning a greater sum, to starting thoir horsos for racos of loss valuo. Proof of tins is ready to hand, as tho ontnes for what- aro called i-tlio 'classic' races are growing fower ; whilo in the cases of long distance races, tho co...
Miscellaneous News (Extracts from our Exchange). [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 16 July 1886
Miscellaneous News. : ' j (?Rxtraots from our Exohimgos). Old Mr. Pitt, of North Shoro, and John Lucus woro runuing a hurdlo raco, and tlio formor tumbling on tho track, Lucas foil ovor him. Ami this was tho oablo that, anuouncod tho fact: — '.'Auckland. — A double earthquake huock was ion lo-uay, aud thooarthis still rumbling.' Tho rocont high-handod procoodings of tho Molbourno Prosbytory (says Society) remind mo of a worthy old parson iu tho Highlands who objoctod strongly to tho uso of spoctaclos in church. Ono of his torriblo oxatnplos usod to run — ' Old Tonal M'Tavish ho bought a pair of spoc taclos, and usod 'to woar thorn in church. I gavo him a solomn warning of his dangor, hut ho porsistod. It was just two weeks that his poat was capsized in tlio loch. And it's holiovod, ma brotliron — it's bo lioved that if Tonal M'Tavish hail boou in tho poat Tonal M'Tavish would havo boon troonod.' Mivius wont down to tho IIouio Rulo meeting tho othor night, and listenod to our groat I...
Wrecks on the New South Wales Coast. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 23 July 1886
'Wrecks on tlie IVevr Pouth Wales Coast. The recent terrible disaster to the steam ship Ly-ee-Moon, and the awful loss of life which accompanied it, is the most fatal occurrence of the kind that has ever taken place on the coast of this colony, with the exception only of the wreck of the Dunbar. On the occasion of that awful catastrophe no fewer than 119 persons perished. Considering the number of vessels wrecked on the coast of this colony, however, not many lives have been lost, as will be seen from the appended statement. In 1875, fifteen vessels, of 1675 tons, were wrecked, with 112 passengers and crew on board, and 28 lives were sacrificed. In this year the most serious loss of life occurred when the Helen Macgregor, steamer, was lost in attempting to leave the Clarenco River, eight of the 29 persons on board being drowned. In 1 87 6, 26 vessels, registering 1970 tons, were wrecked, and 39 out of a total of 121 passengers and crew perished, the majority of those drowned being i...
A Clarence River Farm. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 23 July 1886
?A Clarence Itlver Farm. [By Aqricola.] The following account of n farm situated j on the bank of Carr's Creek, at Grafton, jnay bo read with interest and profit by Bome of the farmers in this district : — On a bright sunny morning abont a month ago, after watching the horses in training for the late races do thoir gallops, I continued my way across the racecourse to Mr. George Crispin's farm, which is situated partly within tho Grafton muni cipal boundary and partly beyond, the creek dividing it into two portions, one of 7i acres, and tho other of 15 acres. The smaller area is the one on which the homestead is situated, and certainly a very pretty and profitable place it is. From the wicket gate leading from the street to the house — a very comfortable weather-board cottage with verandah all round — is dimly visible through or thicket of orange, guava, (5 varieties), Chinese date plum, English mulberry, St. Michael's orange, Emperor and Canton mandarin, pomegranates, Prussian cherr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 23 July 1886
Business Announcement Dr. Waugh's BAKING POWDER. WAUGH'S BAKING POWDER, and 'WAUGH'S ONLY, Obbainod a First-clnss Award or First Degree of Morit at the INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, And no other Baking Powdor but 'Waugli's received tlio Great Exhibition Prize Medal. The verdict of tho Ohomical Jndges agreeing ns it does with tho practical tort of thousnnds of housewives who nevor use any other make, thus conclusively provos that Waugh's Baking Powder IS THE BEST. Do not therefore continue to uso an inferior artiolo when WAUGH'S BAKING POWDER Mfty be obtained by asking for it. From Messrs. Elliott Bros., Wholesale Druggists, &o., Sydnoy. We have had a very largo sale of Wmipli's Baking Powder for somo years, and we havo always found it to give the greatest Batisfuo tion to thoso whom we havo sold it. From Messrs. Payne aud Snnford, Store keepers, Braidwood. We have much pleasure in testifying to tho very superior quality of your Dr. Wnwrh's Baking Powder. It givos invarinblo sati...
CABLEGRAMS. LONDON, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 23 July 1886
CABLEGRAMS. LONDON, Tuesday. Alderman Kither, of Adelaide, gives a dinner to 1000 children at the east end of London, and provides for their admis sion to the Exhibition. ?- Baron M'Leay is making arrangements for sending Russian Emigrants to New Guinea. Baron Rothschild invites the formation of a company with a capital of £8,000,000 for the construction of a ship canal to Manchester. The French Ambassador at Berlin has resigned in consequence of the strained relations between France and Germany. Another disagreement has arisen respecting the British- Afhgan boundary commission. In the Dilke-Crawford divorce case, Mrs. Crawford has coufessed to having committed adultery with several persons. LONDON, Wednesday. In tbe cricket match Australians v. Shrewsbury, tho latter scored 161, and their second innings closed for 353. The Australians in first innings made 121, and in their second had ono wickct down for 12 runs. Lord Hartington declines to join tho Marquis of Salisbury's Ministry....
TELEGRAPHIC. SYDNEY, SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 23 July 1886
TELEGRAPHIC. [FllOJI OUIl OWN COKUESI'ONDENT.] SYDNEY, Satujiday. The Government Loan has beon sub scribed tlirco times over; tho average price being .£95 7s. SYDNEY, Wednesday. In the Assombly yostorday Mr. Forstor brought forward a motion to tho effect that tho expulsion of Mr. Wisdom was contrary to law and tlio usugos of Parlia ment. An amendment wus moved by Mr. \V ant affirming tho action of tho Speaker, and was carried by 35 to 27. The Temporary Supply Bill was read a first time. Mr. Freeman, lato chairman of the local Lund Board at Dubbo, has been appointed Assistant Under-Secretary for Lands, at a salary of .£700. Mr. Dalloy and Judge Ifawcott aro improving in health, and tho formor is now out of danger. Tho horse disease at Coonong resulted from feeding on cnsilugo which was filled with insects. 1 5 horses died. Tho discrepancies in the uccounts of Gcorgo Berner, lato chief clerk in the Railway Department, now amount to ovor £2,090. Sir Henry Parkes presented a petition to...