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Licensing Court. October 8. Before J. L. Ruthven, Esq., J.P. (chairman) and F. B. Hales, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

Licensing Court. * October 8. Before J. L. Ruthven, Esq., J.P. (chairman) and F. B. Hales, Esq., P.M. John Stoncbouscs application for a publi can's license, for a house at Boceliwood, was further adjourned until the 16th inst., in con sequence of the non-completion of the inemises. James Hyde applied for a renewal of his licenso for the Carrington Inn, Wauchope. Mr. Best appeared for tln- applicant. The license was granted under the £30 clause. A billinrd license was also granted to the same person.

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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An Explanation. TO THE EDITOR OF THE PORT MACQUARIE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

An Esplaaation. V- TBE EDITOR 07 THE POST UACQCARtE NEWS. ? ' - Sir, —It caused mo much surprise to find, on receipt of your issue of Saturday last, that a private litter, addressed by myself to a'member of :tlie Progress Committee, had been handed in to be read at the last meeting of the committoe, and had thus been incor porated lir'your rfipwrt of the inenting. I =am utterly unable to conceive what motive actuated the recipient of that letter, to thus seek publicity. To my mind it Bavors isrt-pngly of a spirit of ' Gloryinflig. that ?which is a pharae.' However, it was his act, not mine. As there may be some of yonr readers watching tor the carrying out «f the intention expressed in the latter portion of my letter, I just wish to explain that my action was taken on the belief tbat the individual ?was a representative -of Rawdon Island. In this I was mistaken, as I find he represents Ennis, not the Island. Hence the residents of the Island are precluded from further action. Whethe...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

Local aad General News.' / Maize. — It will be seen by our commercial report that maize has advanced to 3s 6d: per bushel. This is on aooouut of the dry weather now prevalent throughout the whole of the colony ;? and it is expected that prices will advance still further unless* general and, conious fall of rain is experienced/' Our' farming friends wjU be pleased to note the improvement in prices. Requlab Slaughter— Lost week 'the poultry farm of Mr. 3. Gill, of Darkwater, was visited by a large tjger-cat, which killed no less than ninety-two young ducks in one night. Only one dack had been eatin,' the others were lying about on their backs in all directions. On the night following this wholesale destruction, Mr. Gill sat up to watch for the cat, which put in an appearance about 10 o'clock, and was run into a tree by the dogs, and afterwards suot. it measured over three feet in length. The Fernvount. — The steamer. Fern mount was delayed in Port Macquarie several days through ground...

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SMALL DEBTS COURT. OCTOBER 6. Before Messrs. Hales, P.M., Platt, Fryer, and Daniher, J's.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

.,- SMALL DEBTS COURT. * . V- ^U.JkJ £?? 'October 6: -;-i;: ?-? '-'? ;: . Before Messrs. Hules, P.Mj, ? Hatt, Fryor, and : -JDanihcr,J'e.P. i R. C. Gutlcr v. Tliomaa Austin.— Claim C6, money lont- ' . , . '..?;' Mr. Best appeared for tlie plalbtiff. ? The jdefeudaut was not in attendance. The case was proved by Cutler, and a verdict -was entered lor the amount, with £1 9s expense?. . f We have since keen informed by Mr. Ualee tbat on account of an error in tho date of the summons tliia case will lie quashed.] A J udd v. J. L. RuHiven. —Claim £5, wages due. Mr. Digbton appeared for tbe plaintiff. It will he reuiemberod that a . case . between the .above litigants came on for hearing before tbe Port Macquarie Bench some twelve moutliBago, in which the plaintiff sought to recover, under the Mastera «nH Servant's Act, a sain of money alleged to be due to him by the defendant. The case, ?ended in a most unsatisfactory manner for both ' parties, the Bench refusing to give an order. Mr. Ju...

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Complimentary Banquet to Mr. Joseph Laurie, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

Cojnplljae&t&rjr ? Ss&auet ? to *llr. As a -slight recognition^ his services on Tjehslf of thow interested in the; timber trade, and in order to give him a hearty welcome back to Lanrieton, a number of intimate friends tendered a eompli 'inentary banquet to Mr. Joseph Laurie on Friday, -the 2nd/in»t. i The WnmioDy took place-a}; l*urie ton ; and theJcaterine was performed In a tnoit. creditable manner by -Mr. Stace. At 8 P.m. about thirty gtntlemenieat down to partake of the .many good thingsjirovided j Mr. Thomas Plattpreslding, whilst the KueaVoTtlie evenlngoccupreoTV seatio the right of the chairman. Full justice having, been done to both 'solids and liquids, the tables were cleared, and a leuethv toast list waa ? entered - upon. .£ The formal toast of 'Her Majesty the XJaeen' having been duly honored, Mr. Morns favoured the compafiy with a song ; after which came the toast of the evening, 'Our Guest,' by the Chairman. Che cueeriue which created this annou...

Publication Title: Port Macquarie News And Hastings River Advocate, The
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Port Macquarie Police Court. OCTOBER 2. Before F.B. Hales, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

. ;Port Macauarie Polioa Court: * ' „ .. Before F. B. Hales, Esq.. P.M. V John G: Miller «u charged with fceiug dmpk in Hdrton-iitreet ; for using indecent language {'and for resisting the police in the execution of tlioirduty. abusive Individual had to -suffer tor Ins frolic by ? paying, £1 proven days in gaol for the, first offence, ? £2 or 14 days for the second, and £3 or 21 days, for ' the tliirt— tire sentences to lie accumulative. . The fines Avere.not paid, and tlio accused is now lodging where slooholis not over abundant. ? *

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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT MACQUARIE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

SHIPPING INTEI.LUiUNUU. . '- POBTMACQUARIE. i ?' ' -.. : ARRIVALS. .1- .'?„? ? ;'\» November 2. -«.«. Wellington, ISO tons, Captain Taplln, from Sydney. Passencera— Mr*. Lloyd, Mr. J, Baker, and I in tlio steerage ; also 4 for the' Bellinger. Cargo— 15 tons for Port Macquarie and 10 tons for the Bellinger. November 6.— s.s. Wellington, 150 tonsf-Ciptain Taplin, from Sydney. Passengers— Mesdames ... in the jteerago. Cargo— 15 tous for Fort Mac qusrie »nd 12 for the Bellinger. November. 7.— Hastings, from Sydney. November 7.^4£mWess of India, from Sydnejr. November 7.— Budgaree, from Sydney. ™ November 7.— Emily Ann, from Sydney. November 7.— Georgine Davis, from Sydney. November 7 — May Jennings, from Sydney. * November 7 ? Julius Vogel, from Sydney. November §.— p.s. 'Avon, 125 tons, Captain J. Nicholson, from the Bellinger. * , DEPARTURES. November 3.-4.S. Wellington, 150 tons, Capt Taplin, for Sydney. Passengers— Messrs. A. Cum-. minB, W. Eerr, A. E. Ellis, and Brien. Cargo— 554 b...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

STAR HOTEL, HORTON-STEEET, Port Macquarie. J. M'DONNOUCH, ^ PROPRIETOR. W¥1HE above Hostelry -s replete with every _1_ modern convenience. The Bedrooms aro spacious, lofty, and well ventilated. PLUNGE axd SHOWER BATHS. COMMODIOUS SAMPLE ROOMS. fi^- COMFORTABLE COMMERCIAL ROOM '^ THE WINES, SPIRITS, BEERS, 4a, are Only of the Choicest Brands. The Cuisine is Unequalled out of the Metropolis. FIRST-CLASS STABLING, ATTENDED TO BY A CAREFUL AND COM PETENT GROOM. Tate Bros/ Agency Ss Tr&^ng Comjany, (Limited.) CAPITAL £100,000. Registered under the Companies Act, 37 Vic Ko. 19. PRODUCE & STOCK SALESMEN, AND AUCTIONEERS, 158 Sussex-street, Sydney. JOHN TATE I ^AKAGING Directors. Consignments of GRATN, FARM PRO DUCE, and LIVE STOCK received, find TOP VALUES GUARANTEED, combined with speedy returns. Auction Sales conducted twice each week at their rooms. Sussex-street : every day (ex cept Saturday, at Darling Harbour ] Tuesdays and Fridays at Corporation Yards ; Wednes days a...

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RELIGIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

RELIGIOUS ANNOUNCEMENTS. Ckuboh of England.— Boechwood 10'30, Knnis S-30, Port Macquarie 7.15, Rev. R. Wilson. Also on November 18— Hollands Plains 10 -SOt Telegraph Point 2-30, Port Macquarie 715, Rev. R. Wilson. Wbslevan.— Kendall 11 and 3, Laurieton 7, Bov. 8. H. Macdade; Port Macquarie 11, Mr. R. Woodlands ; 7-15, Mr. J. White; Knnia II, Mr. J. Secombe; UlacknWs Point 3, Mr, J. White ; 7, Mr. J. Malcolm. Also on November IS — Beechwood 11, Rawdon bland 3, Port Macquarie 7-15, Rev, S. H. Macdade; Port Macquarie 11, Mr. J. Boltwood; Ennis II, Mr, J. White; Blackman's Point 3, Mr. Garrett; Blackman's Point 7, Mr. R* Masters, senr. Presbvterian. — Huntingdon 10'30, Wauchope 2-30, Port Macquarie 7*15, Rev. R. Davidson. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1888.

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COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Sydney Markets. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

COMMEBCIAL INTELLIGENCE. Sydnejr markets. [Br Elkctbic Telegraph.] * - Thiirsdiiv. Messrs. Harrison, Jones, aim Devlin quote— Maize, 3s 4d to 3s 6ds bides, 2Jd to 3H : taUow, £10 to £22. Mr. W. C. fiobinson quotes— Maize, 3s Cd ; pigs, fid ; bacon, 6d ; eggs, lid ; good poultry, plentiful.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

FAMILY EMPORIUM, ? ; * HOjaTok-STBEET, IPCmT .MAOQTJAEIE.. - -^ ....-., ? - ? ? ? . ? * * Begs to tenderjiis sincere thanks to his numerous friends and customers for their liberal support for the last six years, and hopes to receive their continued patronage. J. II. has again enlarged his premises and increased his stock, which is entirely to the advantage of his customers. As will be seen by the list below, he also thought it wise to quote a few of his CASH PRICES, .at the same time he does. not bind himself to a cash trade. «ot ^ MEN'S CLOTHING: Dlack Cloth, Serge, Diagonal, and Tweed Suits Tweed and Moleskin Trousers Black Cloth, Sergp, Diagonal, and Tweed Coats ? Waistcoats in great variety Merino and Cotton Pants and Undershirts Silk Coats and Overcoats White, Oxford, Crimean, Flannel, and other Shirts Neckties, Hats (soft and hard felt), and other lines too numerous to mention Half-hose in great variety. Youths' and Boys' Suits, Trousers and Vests, Trousers, and Coats. A splen...

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Sight not Certain. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

Sight not Certain. Our sight is not always to be depended upon, and a very odd experiment illustrative of the fact may be performed by any one in possession of two handB and a sheet of paper. Take the paper — stiff writing-paper will answer best — and roll it so as to form a tube about an inch in diameter. Apply the tube to the right eye and look steadily through it at any convenient object ; at the same time keep the left eye open. Now place the left hand, with the palm towards you and the fingeis pointing upwards, by the side of the paper tube and near its lower end. The strange sight will be seen of a hole — a clearly defined hole — through the palm of the left hand. The illusion is a strange one, and a goood example of the things we are liable to have played on us by our two eyed vision. Careful tests made a few years ago at the New York Experiment Station revealed the curious fact that seed cam nearest the tip produced the strongest and best plants, that from the butt the next ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

» ? .???..-. . ^ ??. . . . , »? '?:? ??''? ' ? ''' ? ' ' * ??'?.?? ^^_-^_^ ? ??',''?' ''''? ': ? ^^^^*»^^ £-'' '?' : 4 1 ; j '' f i J j, , J!::'f. V,'..r:. ';? ?^M^^it ? ^:] i^-A-t' ??'?? ^-^ ' -.? '??? ' ' - ?! 1* , ? 'li/'-. -*).'*.* ! ft S *# p f ^ 1 6 Jt ' ' ' - '?'?''?' '? ? ' l (??;?.?.?.;.''? : P^^^ ? *SK* »-^» '-J^ *-*» Jto Tfc^l _M| _ | , IH | I _ll__... ..._ ? I I — ? ~ ? - ' ' - - ? - _ ..__._'__|^__| ? Mill ? I. III! I I III III III Illlll III ? II III |M ??!-! l«iH^—MMIIIIIII^I '^ ? ' ''? ' ?;? ' ? ?? / . ? -v '/'? : ? ..: In tendering his thanks to the public of Fort Macquarie and the Hastings District for their Liberal Support in the $ast, has much pleasure in inviting the attention of everyone to the Price-list of Goods now on sale at the 'West Fort Mac^uarie Store. No Low Prices are quoted with the view of misleading* the public- — everything: advertised is of reliable and sterling quality. He is now opening a large assortment of .Spring and Summer Goods, consisting...

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Notes in the North. PORT MACOUARIE—(continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

\7 Notes in the North. , \ron.T wacodarie— (amtaiurd. I A BAW-shix, close to the wharf, is the first indus trial establishment which meets the eye oT the visi tor ou his stepping from the steamer. The banks having branches in the town are the Bank of New South Wales and the Commercial Bank. Mr. W. J, Jlaodonuell has charge of the former and Mr. Slade of the latter. The former is remarkable for he observatory attached to it, of whioh more anon. Two other important bodies in Port Macquarie are the Progress Committee, which is said to be doing good work, and the Agricultural Society, vliich holds an annual show.' 'The 'old town 'possesses an old gaol, standing from the convict tune, whuh has many painfully-interesting associations connected with It Up to 12 years ago 80 or 90 prisoners, whose sentences were shortly to expire, used to be confined in this establishment. These necessitated the residence of a dozen warden in the town, aid in those times the gaol and Government asylum cause...

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For Ever True. CHAPTER XIV. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

For Ever True. Chapter XIV. He was smiling, but his ears were listening tor those tones once again. i3he was surely very silent. He did not igore look, for if he did it meant fresjj torture. ./?, , w 'Oh, you knov^whatl mean,' -cried! Mrs? Fairfax, setting herself in a luxurious chair and glancing up at him coquettishly, feeling that her complexion must look well in the moonlight; then her smile went, and she frowned: ' Oh, they are coming to disturb u», just when we are so comfortable! How grave they all look !'' She leaned back in the chair and unfurled her fan. ' Are you dis cussing state secrets, you four young people t How silent you are !' % They none of them answered her, though Miss Chester evinced a desire to giggle, which she managed to chbek with difficulty. As they reached the steps Dorothy turned to Orawshaw : ' You tnust forgive me, Mr. Crawshaw, if I spoke rudely to you,' she said, coldly, draw ing Nancy's trembling hand through her arm ; ' but please understand that ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

Another Great Splash 1 » » AT jEinrnrGS, riOEEBnra & co;s, THE BIG STOREKEEPERS, IN CLARENCE-STREET, WHO HAVE M Bmral Their Stock of Hew and FasMonaUe OriULRIlI AND summer goocls. AND ARE NOW SELLING THEM At prices that are really astonishing ; And for Style and Taste the Goods Oannot Be Touclwd in the District, As it is well known that in Low Prices! we cany the belt . With the facilities we have for purchasing in the cheapest market, COMPETITORS CANNOT LIVE IN THE SAME STREET WITH US ; and the space we have at our disposal enables customers to have a good look at our goods, and see what they are purchasing. There is no occasion to strike matches in our store to. see where you are going. Everything is bright and clear, like ojir conscience, and THE GOODS ARE SOMETHING LOVELY; and as for the LOW PRICES, we say, with the man whose wife was small for her size, 'Oh, Lor1!' The goods comprise everything suitable for ladies' wear, AMD IK Dress Goods, Prints, Sateens, Canvas Cloth...

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Cricket. PORT MACQUARIE UNITED V. WAUCHOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

Cricket. ' PORT MAOQUABIB UNITED X. WACCHOPK. A match between the above clubs came off on the local ground ou Saturday last,' and resulted in an easy win for the latter, as will be' eeeu, by the followingfecores :— . ?:_;_',? ? » United— 1st Innings. , — 17. Davis, bW.Sutera & ? 0 ' _ JR.fK.;Harris. c Worrell, b J. Miller ... 4 , F. Hales, bj. Miller ? 0 ,W. 8tade,*W.Sutora... - ? 0 T#D. MoCleary, bW.fiuteni ... ... 1 ? P. Kowsell,bJf. Miller... ... ? ... -.-I B. Craven, o and b W. Suters ? ~yu G. Stewart, b W. Suters ... ... -? W. Laue, bW. Suters ? 4 A. Jennings, not out ? 2 _W. Nolan, bW. 8uters... ' ? 0 ? w Sundries ? 6 ? ^ Total ... ? 18 * 2nd innings. F. Hales, b T, Suters .: ? 0 A. Jennings, b T. Suters . ? S ' W. Slade, b T. Suters... * ... ... 0 N. Davis, b T. Suters ? 10 E. K. Harris, b T. Suters ? 0 T. D. McCleary, b W. Suters ? 0 F. Bowsell, b W. Buters ? 8 O. Stewart, b T. Suters ? 0 W. Lane, notout ? 1 B. Craven, b W. Sulen ? 0 W. Nolan, b T. Suters ? 2 Sundrie...

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Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

Municipal Council. The usual fortnightly ' meeting of the Fort Macq'uofig Municipal Council was 'held on Tuesday last. There were present — the Mayor (in the chair), and Aldermen Hibbard, Hayward, Jennings, and Gaul. MINUTES. : s The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and confirmed on the motion of Alder man Hayward, seconded by Alderman Jennings. , ; ,. . '. , 'COBBESPONDESCE. ?_? ?; ? The Mayor read a private letter he had received from Mr. Young regarding the gravel reserve ; and intimated that the mitiage vote for 1888, on main roads' within the Municipalities, was not obtainable, for which he was very sorry and would endeavour to effect an alteration. A letter was read from G. Denham, to the effect that be was prepared to finish the contract for kerbing in Hortonstreet, although D. Anderson had declined to have anything to do with signing for the 'contract. ACCOUNTS. The following accounts were presented — Council Clerk, one quarter's salary, £6 5s ; stamps, 12s 2d ; It...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

The'Newcastle Strike. . A STRIKE AMONG THE Soot St Shoemakers. IM Large Boot Warehouse Suspended Payment. fTlIiROUGH the above INSOLVENCY 1. HUTLET Hob purchased from the creditor, at a 25 pnr cent discount, a LARGE and VA111ED STOCK of LADIES', GENTS', -£? CHILDREN'S Boots and Shoes OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS, Which lie is now offering to the public of Fort Macquarie and district at UNHEARD OF PRICES As can be seen by those quoted. F. H. is determined to UNDERSELL all others in the trade, and strongly recommends heads of families to give him an EARLY CALL, so as to secure BARGAINS. All goods wee now being sold at 10 per cent profit. Note these Prices t Kid Boots, 8s Cd ; Russian Leather, Gs ; Kid Shoes, 4s Cd ; Children's Hoots, 3s 3d ; Men's Koots, from Cs Cd ; Ladies' Kid Lace, '9s; Men's Cloth-lop Shoes, 10s ; Men's kid (leg calf) golosh stitch, 15s ; Men's hand sewn, 18s Cd. F. HUTLEY, Boot and Shoemaker, Clarence-street, PoitT Macquahik. J MADDOX, \ Hairdresser & Tobacconist,...

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The Hastings River Dredge Service. [Newspaper Article] — The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate — 10 November 1888

The Hastings River Dredge Service. We taks the following letter, written by Mr. A. E. Pountney, from the Sydney Morning Herald of the 3rd instant : — ' Sir, — The dredge service, as carried out on the Hastings River, is simply a farce, and a waste of public money. We have, in the first place, a primitive contrivance known as a erab dredec doinc the work of this river, and at the present rate of progress ber mission will take some hundreds of years to fulfil. Such a dredge would, no doubt, have been considered a wonder a few centuries ago, but the people of a progressive age like the present require more expeditious con trivances for carrying out urgent works. A request was made for a more suitable dredge, but the application was refused, and so the thing ended. But this is not the worst of our treatment. Tlie dredge was sent to Port Macquarie to open up an obstruction, where the sand is constantly shift ing. The tide being very strong, there is need for a tow-boat to attend on the p...

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