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Bellinger River. 21ST. AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Bellinger River. 21ST. AUGUST. I LANDS OFFICE.-A Government lands agent is to be fixed on the Bellinger from the beginning of January, 1890, and I understand that the bound- aries of the new land district is now being chalked out. It seems most probable that the present C.P.S. (Mr. Treatt) will be appointed to the office. BRAVERY RECOGNISED.-At a meeting held on Saturday in Fernmount, it was resolved to place the particulars of the plucky rescue by Alexander M'Xenzie, mentioned in my last, before the Royal Humane Society, through Mr. Matthews, J.P. ' BELLINGER AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION.-The annual meeting of this Association took place at Fernmonnt on Saturday, and it proved to be the moBt ' spirited and successful meeting yet held. About 50 new members were enrolled. The annual , report characterised the last Show as the most suc- cessful ever held by the Association. The balance sheet revealed a healthy state of affairs, although only a small balance was shown in cash ; but it ? mu...
Melbourne Cup, 2 miles. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Melbourne Cup, 2 miles. Carbine.10 Ol Rudolph Mentor. 9 101 Richelieu Abercorn. 9 10 AustralianPeer9 6 Maxim. 9 5 Manton. 9 1 Cuirassier .. 8 13 Melos . 8 12 Cardigan ..... 8 10 Tradition. 3 8 Bravo . 8 7 Chain Shot.. 8 5 Lonsdale The Yeoman. 8 5 RecaU . 8 5 Somneil . 8 5 Sedition .... 8 4 Keith . S 4 Wycombe ..8 3 Ben Bolt.... 8 3 Aristocrat ..8 3 Oakleigh.... 8 2 Paheka .... 8 1 Chicago . 8 1 Sil-er Prince. 8 0 Chaldean.... 7 13 Whakawai . The Lawyer. Lamond ... Benzon. Leichhardt . Bowmont... Silverton. 7 8 Emani. 7 8 Chetwynd ..7 8 7 12 7 12 7 10 7 10 7 9 7 9 Ellerdale.... 7 C Corunna_7 C KL of Garter. 7 G Tourbillon ... 7 6 Marvel.7 5 Sinecure .... 7 5 Don Giovan.. 7 S Singapore ..7-5 BUck Demon 7 4 Claud . 7 4 Merrie Engl'd 7 3 Antreus.7 3 . 7 3 Marie Carrington ChurchhiU ..7 3 Buffalo Bill.. 7 2 Montalto.7 2 Snowfoot.... 7 2 Scottish Chief 7 2 Lady Kintore 7 2 Tantallon.7 2 Moorebank ..7 2 Spokesman.. 7 1 Dunkeld .... 7 0 Stockwell.7 0 Savanak .... 7 0 Simon .7 0 Alchemist .....
Metropolitan Stakes, 2 miles. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Metropolitan Stakes, 2 miles. Abercorn.... 9 7|Steel Arro^r.. 7 Arsenal . 9 2¡West Lynne.. 7 Manton. 9 0,Cinaron . 7 Cardigan. 9 O'Leichhardt.. 7 Tradition_ 8 8.Marie. 7 Cranbrook .. 8 6Kitawa. 7 Ben Bolt.... 8 4]Ernasi. 7 Ellerdale. G 6 Bluenose . U 6 The Tyler.... 6 4 Tartar . 6 4 Dalley . 6 2 The Gift .... 6 2 Bustle . 6 0 May Queen .. 6 0 Merrigobah... 6 0 Uosicrucian.. C 0 Peabody .... 6 0 Bonnie Doon 6 0 Keith . 8 2 Lamond _ 7 0 : Sedition_ S 0 Monte Christo 6 12 Wycombe.... 7 10 Tourbillon .. 6 10 . Honeydew ... 7 10 Papua . 6 10 Lyndhurst... 7 8 Locksley_ 6 8 : Yabba . 7 6Eyry ........ 6 8 Betting :-10 to 1 Abercorn, Arsenal, Manton, Car- digan, Keith and Lamond ; 12 to 1 Tradition and Ellerdale ; 15 to 1 Cranbrook, Ben Bolt, and Tour billon ; 20 to 1 Honeydew, Lyndhurst, Tabba, and Papna ; to 50 to 1 others.
WEDNESDAY'S SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
WEItatJESDAY'S SITTINGS. THE Council was occupied with the Land Bill, discussing the 42nd and 43rd clauses. The latter waa amended by giving the Land Board power to fix what further improvements were necessary to entitle the lessee to an extension of his lease. This was carried by 20 to 6. The Herald alleges that Mr. Brunker will not accept this amendment, it being opposed to the spirit of the clause, which provided that improve- ments should be made during the currency, and not at the close of the lease, and that the country would have to bear the cost of the Land Board : having to make two reports. In the Assembly, Mr. BRUCE SMITH in reply ' to Mr. Nicoll, said that he could not definitely state I when dredging operations would be commenc d on the Tweed. Sand pumps would arrive from Eng- land in about three months, and if found suitable, it would then be determined when the Tweed would be operated upon. A survey of the river is already in existence. Mr. BRUNKER, in reply to Dr. Ro...
THURSDAY'S SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
THCJïtëlïAïf'sJ SITTING. THE Gouncil was engaged for three hours discuss- ing private Bills. The Treasury Deficiency Bill was received from the Assembly, and read a first time. In the Assembly, Mr. M'MILLAN, in reply to Mr. Schey, denied that there was any truth in the statement published that an officer of the Treasury was often absent for days through drink. SIB HENRY PARKES appeared in the House, and announced that the Government would give up Tuesday next for private business. The Premier, to-day, will move that Friday's sittings be abolished. The Treasury Bill was read a third time and sent to the Upper House. The Estimates were then proceeded with. The items for the Executive Council were passed. On the Legislative Council Estimates, Mr. WALL moved the omission of £500 for the Chairman of Committees, arguing that Mr. Jacobs had, when discussing the payment of members, used insulting language towards the members of the Assembly. After discussion, in which the language used by M...
Harwood Island. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Harwood Island. TUESDAY. ACCIDENT,-A rather serious accident occurred yesterday to the machinery in the Harwood mill, through the flange of one of the rollers breaking. Eepairs are to be affected at Harwood, and as it is rather a difficult job it will probably be a week before it is ready for work. THE City of Grafton returned to Harwood on Monday evening, and discharged a quantity of coals. The shipment brought by the Fiona was of an inferior quality, rendering it a difficult matter to keep up steam. The s.s. Fiona arrived last night with a cargo of coal. RINKING.-A rinking club has been formed, to be known as the " Harwood Rinking Club," and to be held weekly, so that we have now three nights a week skating. Skating ia well patronised here.
Upper Coldstream. ULMAR[?]A, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Upper Coldstream. TJLMARBA, WEDNESDAY. THE FLOODS here, though not doing much actual damage directly, have caused considerable loss to cattle, and delay in our agricultural pursuits. For six weeks, too, it has been almost impossible to reach our local Post-office. .THE WEATHER now is delightful, and a busy and animated scene the various farms present, with, the special efforts necessary, to get the work abreast of the season. HEALTH. - This important factor of human felicity is improving. Large numbers here during the flood time were visited with severe colds, popularly called in this locality the " dog disease." SCHOLASTIC-A nice little Sabbath school is now organised, and with the earnest co-operation of the inhabitants is progressing most satisfactorily. The Public school children were in high glee when the Mayor (who manifests a great interest in the school) presented them with their prizes :-Master John M'Callum, 1st prize (boys) ; Miss Matilda O'Hara, 1st prize (girls) ; Mis3 ...
The Hawkesbury Grand Handicap, 1[?] miles. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
I The Hawkesbury Grand Handicap, li miles. Cardigan .... 9 7iGolden Crow- 7 6 LadyKingäbro' 6 6 Sedition .... 9 2¡LocksIey. 7 2T. W.. 6 6 Keith . 9 2¡Eyry. 7 2; May Queen .. 6 4 Honeydew .. 8 ll The Tyler. 7 0 Volney. 6 4 Lyndhurst ... 8 4 Bustler. 7 OXapstone. 6 0 SteelArrow.. S 2 The Gift.... 6 12 Neotsfield.... 6 0 Betört. S O Ellerdale_ 6 12 Czarina. 6 0 Leichhaidt.. S 0¡Mlnstrel Boy 6 12 Rosicrucian .. 6 0 Pet Girl . 7 10,Bernardo. 6 lO^Escort . 6 0 Lamond .... 7 8Colenso. 6 lOjDrucilla. C 0 Charcoal.... 7 SlTouchstone.. 6 10 Puzzle . 6 0 Monte Christo 7 S!Mies Alice .. 6 S Colonel. 6 0 Pirate . 7 8,Sorella. 6 8,Bonnie Doon.. C 0 Tourbillon .. 7 6'Merigobah .. 6 6' Martindale .. 6 0 .Betting: 8 to 1 Bernardo and Lamond, 10 to 1 Tourbillon, Cardigan, Keith, and Golden Crown, 12 to 1 Locksley, Ellerdale, and Minstrel Boy, 14 to 1 Sorella, May Queen, and Colenso ; to 50 to 1 others.
Coff's Harbour. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Coffs Harbour. WEDNESDAY. WEATHER.-The weather for the past few weeks has been showery and the roads are in a bad state at present. SHIPPING.-The B.S. Fernmount is expected daily to ship oedar belonging to Mr. W. N. Small and others. Cedar drawing is at a standstill owing to the bad state of the road between here and the Orara. CANE.-At Korora the sugar cane looks splendid and the mill will start crushing about the begin ning of September, and will have a good season's crushing. GOLD.-Mr. John M'Leod has been prospecting on the Upper Orara and has found a number of reefs, and some of the quartz has been sent to Sydney to be tested. JETTY.-The news that tenders are about to be called has " cast a smile " over many faces of the pioneers, who are anxiously waiting its ereotion. A petition is about to be sent to the Postmaster General again, asking that a Post and Telegraph office be established here. There are five mails arriv- ing every week. Mr. John See when he visited this district...
Forthcoming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Forthcoming Events. THE following information gives the horses STILL LEFT IN the races named : The County Parse, 1 mile. Cardigan.... 9 »Locksley.... 7 4 Plenty . 6 S Sedition . 9 "Soldier's Wind 7 4 May Queen .. 6 8 Honeydew .. 9 0;TheGift. 7 2\Volney . 6 8 Lyndhurst .. 8 7:Eyry. 7 2|Re . 6 6 Liichhardt ... 8 4 Bernardo. 7 0 Proctor. C C Steel Arrow.. 8 4Colenso .... 7 0;Nor"-easter .. 6 6 Retort . 8 2 Loyalist . 7 O.Lily. 6 4 Pet Girl. 8 O Minstrjl Boy 7 0 Corolla. 6 4 Tourbillon.. 7 12 Komisch .... 6 12|Neotsfield.... 6 2 Charcoal.... 7 10¡Touchstone... 6 12, Fairfield .... 6 2 Monte Christo 7 10 Sorell». 6 ^Puzzle . 6 2 Golden Crown 7 8¡LadyKingsbro' 6 10(Pastmaster ..6 0 Glen Elgin.. 7 8Merigobah .. 6 10 Escort. 6 0 The Tyler .. 7 6T. W. . 6 10 Rosicrucian... 6 0 Bustler. 7 4 Greyling. 6 8'DrucUla. 6 0
Lawrence Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Lawrence Police Court. ON the 21st instant, hefore Mr. E. Shields, JJ?. Denni* Sherry, in custody, charged with using obscene language, was fined 50s, or two months in Grafton gaol. Fine paid. Mr. M'Pherson here took his seat on the Bench. Eliza Beattie, charged on summons with miscon- ducting herself as an apprentice, had her indentures cancelled, and ordered to be sent back to the Industrial school, Parramatta.
Postal and Telegraphic Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Postal and Telegraphic Returns. THE following represent the amounts taken at the offices named during 1889, for the items specified : Brushgrove ....£142 Chatsworth. 147 Copmanhurst .. 92 Dalmorton .... 20 Drake. 405 Gerrymberryn... 12 Grafton. 1900 Iluka . 25 Kangaroo Creek 16 Laurence . 236 Lionsville. 50 Maclean. 506 Newton Boyd .. - Palmer's Island.. 102 Southgate. 36 South Graf ton... 411 Stockyard Creek 18 Tabulam. 51 Tynedale . 9 Ulmarra. 219 Up. Coldstream.. 23 Whiteman Creek 9 Woodford Leigh 23 Woolgoolga.... 23 Yamba . 8S Alstonville .... 45 Ballina . 541 Bexhill . 18 Broadwater. 216 Brunswick. 87 Byron Bay. 15 Casino. 639 Clune3 . 39 Codrington .... 32 Coraki. 235 Dunoon. 9 East Wardell .. 39 Goolmangar. 21 Gundarimba..... IS Jiggi-. 7 Lismore. 1199 Nimbin. 10 Bous . 06 SouthWoodburn 229 Swan Bay. 26 Tatham. 21 Tintenbar. 60 Unumgar. 5 Wardell. 204 Woodburn. 130 Wyrallah . 163 Boat Harbour .. 112 Fernmount . 227 79 £85-£227 65- 212 55- 147 - 20 469- 874 - 12 1406- 3306 - ...
FRIDAY'S SITTING. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
TIIIDAY'S SITII3ÍC. | IN the Assembly, Mr. BRUNKER, in reply to Mr. Ewing, said that the conditional purchase of D. Thompson of 320 acres, taken np at Grafton, had been finally dealt with, and the land declared forfeited. On the motion of Sir HENRY PARKES, Friday was abolished as a sitting day by 29 to 21. Mr. CRUICKSHANK obtained leave to introduce a bill to amend the boundaries of the electoral dis- trict of Inverell. The Commercial Building and In vesting Com- pany's Sales Bill was read a second time, and passed through Committee ; also the Oakey Park Coal Mining Bailway Bill. The third reading of both Bills is fixed for Tuesday next. The House is now discussing a private Bill introduced by Mr. Tonkin, to exempt any sheep district from the provisions of the Rabbit Nuisance Act. The Minister is opposing the Bill, which, if adopted, means a loss of £100,000 to the revenue. The House is likely to be counted oat after tea.
The Latest Cablegrams. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
The Latest Cablegrams. London, Wednesday. Mrs. MAYBRICK has been reprieved.. # The French Minister for War has cashiered 100 officers who were known to entertain Bonlangist sympathies. James Smith has accepted a challenge from Patrick Slavin for £1000 and the English fistic championship, without gloves, to come off in October. Mr. Wm. Clarke, late Minister for Justice, is issuing in London £250,000 worth of shares in the Australian Freehold Bank. The warship Sultan, which sank on the coast of Sardinia, has been raised. It is feared that the strike in the London docks will prevent mail steamers from keeping their time. The grand organ for the Sydney Town Hall leaves in the Gulf of Venice. Queensland sugar was sold in London at 15s per cwt. Herr Bose is appointed Governor of German New Guinea. Great damage has been done to the hop crop by heavy gales The Pathfinder, a Canadian sealing vessel, has been seized by the United States for committing a breach of the fishery regulations in th...
Clarence Railway Construction and Harbour Improvement League. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Clarence Railway Construction and Harbour Improvement Lea grue. j AT a Committee meeting held on Wednesday there vere present-Messrs. T. Bawden (in the chair), j Waterhouse, Page. Maurice, M'Kittrick, Varley, Rutledge, Rothschild, Davies, Lipman, and S. See. The Treasurer reported accounts paid £6 6s 6d, and balance to credit £6 7s od. Letters were read from Mr. John See, stating that he had"presented the petition re railway line via Orara to the Bellinger. From the Publio Works Committee, stating that the names anb mitted to give evidence re the Harbour Works had 'been noted, and requesting that statistical infor- mation be forwarded direct. From Mr. C. J. Lcewenthal, stating that he would comply with the request to forward returns of passenger traffic from Clarence to the Richmond via Lawrence. ' The Secretary reported that Mr. J. Read, of Chats , worth, would supply a similar return of the traffic vii Chatsworth and Harwood. The Treasurer submitted a quarterly statement, and. the...
Lower Clarence. MACLEAN, THURSDAY EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Lower Clarence. MACLEAN, THURSDAY EVENING. Explanation. - Your last issue contains a letter from Mr. A. ROBS, relative to a case which came on at the last District Court. According to ¿he plaint-book the cause of action was "dis- honored p.n.," and as the case was Btrnck out by the Judge without the facts being made known, it was hardly to be expected that the particulars (which were only known to those concerned in the action) would be published in my report of the case. In justice to Mr. Ross, however, it is only fair that the true state of affairs should be made public, and the letter referred to proves conclu- sively that he was perfectly blameless in the matter.- My only regret is that I should, inad- vertently, have been the cause of placing him in the false position of which he complains. Wesleyan.-At the present time special efforts are being made in the interests of the Wesleyan Church, on the Lower Clarence. The Building Committee, in connection with the proposed new churc...
Grafton Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Grafton Police Court. YESTERDAY, before the P.M. The following persons were summoned for neglecting to send their children to sohool in terms of the Public Instruction Aot. They were dealt with as follows ¡-Owen Reardon, fined 2s Cd and 8s 8d costs ; William Duggan, ls and Ca lOd costs ; George Davis, Richard Gillett, Peter Roberts, each 2s 6d and Os lOd costs, Alfred (Heaver, 2s 6d and Ss 2d costs ; Thomas Gill, 2s Gd each in two cases without costs ; Herbert Lawrence, 2s Gd without costs ; David Leighton, dismissed, child stated to be unwell ; Adam Weatherstone, Cs and 88 2d costs ; James Manning, 2* Cd and 8s lOd costs. Herbei t E. Ryan v. P. VV. Kenny. Abusive language. Mr. Laman for complainant, Mr. M'Gurea for defendant. Complainant (who is an auctioneer residing at South Grafton), deposed that on the 14th instant he went to the A.J.S. bank to see defendant. Rapped at the door and defendant opened it. Noticed that ? he was engaged and excused mp3elf for interrupt- ing him. Def...
Skating Obstacle Race. [Newspaper Article] — Clarence and Richmond Examiner — 24 August 1889
Skating Obstacle Race. THBBK was a good 'attendance at the Rink on Thursday evening to witness the obstacle race on skates. Such a competition was a novelty here, and created considerable amusement for .the on- lookers. The contestants were obliged to pass 44 obstacles in the ll laps, and as might be expected tumbles were common. The obstacles were passing through bárrele, over a hurdle, under a bar, ascend- ing an 18 inch hurdle by a plank, which tilting when the skater reached the top, enabled him to pass 'down the opposite side; The latter was a difficult obstacle to surmount, and was a fruitful source of spills. The barrel obstacle occasioned the greatest loss of time. Appended is the result of the competition First division-Knowles (allowed 2 obstacles), first ; E. W. Coombe (2). The latter retired at the third lap. Second division-R. Vowell, scratch, first ; "W. Moyes (4). second. The latter was caught in two laps, and Vowell won easily. Third division-R. Brindle (6 obstacles)...