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Maclean Rowing Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Maclean Rowing Club. A meeting of the committee of tho Maclean Rowing Club was hold on. Tuesday night. Tho membors present wore — Messrs. P. J3, Bailey (chair), C. J. Clarke, J, Hefiornan, P, Bowman, and A. Cameron. The following accounts wero passod for pay ment :— Trophies, M 14s 6d ; Advocate, 19b ; J. Shoehan, 5s ; A. Cameron and Co., 2s 7d. It was docided that a double-scull and single scull handicap should bo hold on March 16th. The priZ9s for tho former will bo £2 2s and £1 Is ; and for tho latter, £1 Is and 10s 6d. Mr. A. Gruer was appointod handioapper, and Mr. ]?. Schwonbertr starter. Somo discussion took place regarding tho practice of some competitors declining to row their heats whon required. It was docidod that a committeo of three — consisting of tho secre tary, handicapper and one other member — should call upon competitors to row two heats in an afternoon whon limo permitted, or for feit. An alteration in the course waB docided o^; That for tho double-scull raco is...
The Labor Party. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
The Labor Party. A ?\vhiteh in tho Australian Staii thus rofers to Messrs. Black and Hughes, two ' brilliant' mombors of tho labor party iu Parliament : — The electors of tho Gipps division do not appear, oven by tho accounts in tho Government organs, to have treated Messrs. Black and Hughes, the labor members, on Friday night with that dis tinguished consideration to which t.hnsn nnnt.lo menaro ontitled. In fact both Block and Hughes appear to have lost thoir touapors.-svhich was, aud always is, as far as a politician is concerned, a mistake Mr. Hughes, probably in a fronzy of fine indignation, is reported to have said that the labor party ' could bo no moro swopt out of existonco than could the mighty mountains be swept from thoir base,' This may have been bighflown and poetical onough ; but it was, to to say the least, unfortunate. With sufficient dynamite any ' mighty mountain' can bo swopt from its base — a much smallor chargo of verbal dyuamito would shift such mombors of tho ...
Musical Examinations. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Musical Examinations. Tbe following are tho romilta cf the Trinity Collego Musical Examinations hold in Grafton on November 22nd. Sonior division — Edith Campbell (Mr. Ohilde, toacuor) 81 points; Noa Lobban (Mr. Ohildo) 78 ; Fftnnio Millar (St. Mary's Convent) 60 ; Nollie McAulay (St. Mary's Convent) 52. Junior division — Beatrice Aldorson (Mr. Ohildo) 82 ; Ruby B. Varloy (Mr. Ohildo) 77 ; Muriel E. Driscoll (Mr. Childo) 70; Thoreua Fawcett (Mr. S. Wardon) 61 ; Jessie Sohwing hammor (St. Mary's Convent) 57 ; Mary J. Seo (Mr. Childe) 87. 60 marks secure a pass, and 80, honors.
Mr. John McFarlane. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Mr. John McFarlane, Tub Member for the Clarence baa boon officially informed as follows ? — A communication from tho Minietorfor Works, giving particulars of tiinbor required for the con struction of Mororo Creek bridge has beon reeoived. Respecting application for the cutting of a drain from middle road. Palmer's Island, into Micalo Crook, tho Minister for Works states that the proposed work is estimated to cost £20, and if tho residents interested contribute one-balf , tho Govern ment will carry out the work. Respecting application for a Recreation Resorvo at Angowrie, tho Minister for Lands Btutes that tho land is already secured by a Quarry and Tramway Resorvo. It is considered sufficient to pormit tho use of tho ground for publio recreation, such per mission to bo withdrawn when the land may bo otherwise withdrawn. In reply to application from residents of Angowrio for a site for tho School of Arts, tho Secretary for Lands states that it is considered that tho circumstances do ...
Bachelors' Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Bachelors' Ball. A bachelors' ball was hold at tho residence of Mr. E. Dougherty, Woodford Island, on tho 9th instant. There was an attondanco of about 30 couples, who spent a thoroughly enjoyable night. Music was supplied by Messrs. Hay ward and MoFarlnno, and Mr. E. Dougherty mudo a capable M,0. Tho ladies displayed Bomo very attractive costumes. Excellent refresh monts were handed round at midnight. Mr. J. O'Shannessey, who had tho management of the nffair, deserves credit for th.e, manner jn wh,ioh ft , w
Local Notes and News. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Local Notes and News. Heat oppressive. Mayor Schwonberg. The bear still growls. Fine language — Obsceno. Ex.- Mayor Kelly oulogisod. Giraffe Taylor resuscitated. A houso to lot— Watch-house. Looking for gore— The mosquito. T.rtnfnr, oonanr. af.nrfr* nATrfc ^vVfidnfifldaV. New Convent school opens on Monday. Bicycle competition for ladies proposed. England i8 increasing her defence power. The two 'foals' had a race on Wednesday. Past, written ; present, writ ; future, quod ! Will tho new 'Mayor' kick over the traces ? Are tho 'influential' nobodies satisfied now? It'a never too lato to mend — your manners. 'You scratoh my back and I'll scratch yours.'. . . The new Mayor said he pays twenty shillings to the pound. How generous somo people cau be when they are on top. Can anyone lend us £1000 for an indefinite period r Advocates advocate for the Advocate's capi tal. The Advocate's cartoon of 'Sweet William' was not devised by Michael Angelo ! People who live in glass houses should not ...
Maclean Municipal Council. Election of Mayor. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Maclean Municipal Council. Election of Mayor. The adjourned meeting for the election of Mayor waa held on Tuesday evening. At the hour of meot ng Beven aldormen were present, the absentees being Alderman Dowling, who -w as prevented from attending by illness in his family, and Alderman See, who arrived late. Tho retiring Mayor (Alderman Kelly) presided, and announced the business of tho meeting. Aid. Macnaughtan proposed Aid. Schwonborg as Mayor, and Aid. Macdonald seconded the nomina tion. Aid. Macdonald was proposed by Aid. O'Connor and seconded by Aid. Kelly, Aid. Maodonald declined to contest tho position, but Aid. O'Connor said that as ho had been nomin ated aud he was a suitable man for the position, ha should not decline. The Mayor decided to put both nominations to tho meeting, Aid. Macdonald still protesting against his nomination being submitted to a voto. On a show of hands boing called for, Aldermen Kolly and O'Connor voted for Aid. Macdonald, and Aldermen Maenaughtan, M...
The Corporation Office Staff. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
The Corporation Office Staff. The investigation now boing mado by a com mittee of the City Counoil into th9 working of the various [corporation departments has at tractod aoino attention to the composition of the corporation slaff. The town clork is tho Bupor viaing and controlling officer of tho whole, but ho has a special department in which the oflicera aro more intimately associated with birr than is tho caso in regard to tho members of othor de partmonts. The town clork is the responsible chief of 30 staff officers, whose remuneration, added to that which ho receives, amounts to £9841. There aro, however, many ofllcera no6 technically on tho ' staff' but unemployed per manently, who are also subject to him in an in direct way. The town clerk's special otaff con sists of 14 officers, who salaries aggregate £4312 por annum. In hia special domain aro to found the examiner of accounts, tho paymastor, the clerk of markets, tho city organist, the city solic itor, tho health officer, ...
Law Behind a Finger. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Law Behind a Finger. Miss Lilian Bell, who ia narrating her im pressions of the Old World and its people for the 'Ladies' Home Journal,' of New York, writea from London, in the November issue of that magazine:— 'I have seen the Houses of Parliament and the Tower and Westminster Abbey, and the World'fl Fair, but the most impressive sight I ever buheldis the unpraiaed hand of a London policeman. I never heard uno of thorn speak except whon Bpoken to. But let one little blue-costed man raise hia forefinger and every vehicle on wheels stops,and stops instantly; stops in ebedience to law and order; stops without swearing or gesticulating or abuse; stops with no undorhand trying to drive out of line and get by on the other aide; just stops and that ia the end of it. And why ? Because the Queen of England ib behind that raised finger. Why, a London policeman has more power than our President. Even the Queen's coachmen oboy that forefiuger. Understanding how to obey, that is what makes libe...
Contractor's Debts. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Contractor's Debts. A shout but important measure relating to con tractors' debts haa just become law. The measure is intended to give tradesmen and work, men a prompt and speedy meana of recovering moneys due by a contractor. No amount can be recovered under this Act for more than 60 days' wngea or for goods Bupplied for more than three months previously. Th eamount due haa to be sued for, and then the presiding magistrate or judge issues a certificate, which in sorvod on the principal— that h, the person who leta the con tract—and he is compelled to pay the amount oub of any moneys due to the contractor, and auch payment ahall be a sufficient discharge. The Act further stipulates thr.t every original contractor ahall be responsible for wagea and debts contracted by every sub-contractor on the work. This ia a very essential provision. If Jones takes a contract and sublotB a portion to another person, who fails to pay his workmen, they can recover from Jones, and tho plea that he ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
u ? ' Special-HToticeB. ? CARPETS, BEDSTEADS AND BEDDING. A. HALL & COMPANY. 'fi ALL'S FURNISH moreHOUSBS in one week than any other furniture dealers do in ono month — a 'J t- vory snfo guarantoo of tho excollont finiah of HALL'S GoodR, and thoir LOW PRICES. BALL'S DRAWING-ROOM SUITE, Taatofully ,t ? npholstorod in rich Silk Tapestry, and Pluah Borders, Settee, Pair Arms Chairs, and 4 1 ' Carved Small Chairs, 5 GUINEAS. ' HALL'S SOLID DINING-ROOM SUITE, covered in good serviceable Maroon Skins. Largo Conob, Pair Easy Chairs, and 6 Padded-back Small Chairs, 9 GUINEAS. HALL'a POLISHED WALNUT COLOURS BED. ROOM SUITE, Wardrobe, with Bevel Glass Door, Pair Ducheaa Toilet Tables. Bevel Glass, 2 Cane Chairs and Towel Rail. 9 Guiueas. HALL'S BRASS-MOUNTED HALF-TESTER BEDSTEAD, Full tizo, Doutle Wire Mat tress, good Top Mattress, with Bolster nnd 2 Pillows, £3 15s. HALL'S HAVE ON VIEW CO BEDROOM SUITES, from 6 guineas to 50 guineas. HALL'S HAVE ON NIEW CO DRAWING-ROOM SUITES, from 4...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
r OWER CLARENCE AGRICULTURAL Li SOCIETY. Annual Show, Tuesday aucl 'Wednesday, 6th, and 6th, April, Kf» AT MACLEAN. T£a Members enrolled now. Schedules and Entry Forma from J, McLiCHLAN, Secretary, Maclean. , ? Meetings. ? , AT S. W. SUGAR INDUSTRY DEFENCE lS . LEAGUE. A Public Meeting will be hold at Palmer's Island 0a Friday Evening, February 18, AND AT Maclean 0a Saturday Evening, February 19. Object— To Bupport the N. S. W, Sugar Industry Defence League. Messrs. T. TEMPERLEY and J. STAINES, delo gates, will addresB tho meetings. Mr. Tera» perley will also address meatiDga at other centrea during the following week. Full particulars in next issue. T, RUSSELL, 4CU,, Secretary, Municipal Council Notices ?jyrUNIOIPALITY OF MACLEAN. It ia hereby notified that Aldormnn Frank Schwon berg haa boen dnly elected Mayoi of Maoloan for tho onauing year. E. WILKINSON, Council Clork. Counoil Chambers, Mncloan, 15th Fobraary, 1898. Excursions. ?DEDUCED FARES! REDUCED FARES. Tho FaBt and Regular...
General Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
General Sporting. The following team will represent Palmer's Island against Angowrie to-morrow (Saturday) : — Hollands, Heiiernan, J. L;uidri»an, Loy, J. Shannon, -7. Rosa, D. and J. Manor, G. Moore, G. Orr, A. McLachlan, C. Baker. The following will represent Lawrence against Cowper in an all-day match on Saturday, to commence at 10.3U : — Rudfern, Harduker, McLaren (2), Harrison (2), H. Bale. Wheaton, English, Franks, Webber ; emer. — Watson, J. Parsons. Harwood v. Chatsworth, played at Harwood last Saturday, resulted in a draw in favor of Chatsworth. Hurwood -10 — L. Eggina 16, J. Ryan 9, H. Bushnell 8. Busch took ?! wickets for 3 runs, Austin 3 for 10. Chatsworth 41 for 7 wickets— Weston 14, Spencer 9. A. Boorman took & wickets for 22 runs, J. Ryan 2 for 12. [This report, came to hand too late for last issue, and the result waa incorrectly reported from another source.] jLiiu Ax-egiucu uuiuuucmts oi cue u ration ivow ing Club have decided on the following pro gramme for ...
Our Grafton Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Our Grafton Letter. PoiJCE Court.— On Tuesday last, bofore the P M and Mr. L. Jacobs, J.P., James Goodwin was fined 2s and da 6d costs, Joseph Pryco 2a anit 6b 6d costs, Joseph Haun Is and 5s Od costa, Charloa .Klaus 2s and 5s 6d costs for noglecting fo send their children to school for tho roquiruu r;,mh«r of days during tho half-year ending T-e«-snber last. ? The case Amelia Gilmoro v. jl Tomlinson was struck out, tho Bench haviuK no jurisdiction. Mr. McGuren, who aDDoarod for complainant, protested against this decision and ultimately tho Bench ugreed to utate a case for tho Supremo Court. ? 1'ho caso ?p 0 Currey v. Jimmy Delanoy, suretWb of the peace, was withdrawn on defendant loromising to be of good behaviour in tho future. The case arose through complainant endeavoring to quell a disturbance between drunken abori ginees at tho Home. ftftjHlOIPAli.— As far as I can ascertain at preseu there is every likelihood of tho city being one more plunged into the throes of a contested ...
Sugar Defence League. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Sugar Defence League. Aa vnll bo soon by advertisement, Mr. T. Temperley, of Ballina, is about to conduct a campaign iu this distriot on bohalf of the Sugar Industry Defence Leaguo recently formed on the Richmond. The first mooting will bo held to-ni'ht at the School of Arts, Palmer's Island and will bo addrossed by Mossrs. Temporly and Staines. Tho latter procoeas to bycluoy cm Saturday, and on that night Mr. Temperloy will address a mooting in Macloan at tho Council Chambers. Arrangements aro being mado for a mooting at Grafton on Tuosday and at oiher centres of the district during tho coming week. Wo trust there will bo a good atteudanco at these meotmga and that steps will bo laken to co-operate with the Loaguo and bring about united action on behalf of the sugar-giowera of the two rivers. ?
Annual Leases. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Annual Leases, The following annual Iorbos havo boon grantod iutho Grafton District :— -B. Oampboll, G'lOacrs, parish Oanonlau, rent £2 ; Isaac IConnedy, 480 aoros, Southampton, £0 lls 8d; G. L. Austin and G. Llowoilyn, 220 acres, Bardeloy, £1 ; G. A. Gerard, 40 acres, Lanitza, £1 ; Fitzpatrick Kiely, 22J acros, Olareuza, £1 5s; D. 0. Hilton throo sections o£ 640 acros each, Oungobung and Boyd, £3 6s 8d each.
Maclean Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Maclean Police Oourt. Yesterday, boforo the P.M. Donald MoAulay v. Patrick Hinchey— Claim of £2 for a horse. From tho ovidence of tho plaintiff and dofon dant, it appoarod that plaintiff agreed to givo defendant two horses in oxchango for two cows. On defendant bringing in tho horse iu disputo from the bush, plaintiff doclinod to complete the bargain, and refused an offer of £2 for the horse. Plaintiff was non-suited. Frances Ivory t. John Moorhoad— Claim of £2 lls for carting. Mr. Clarke . for plaintiff. Defendant claimed a set off for goods sold in 1894. Mr. Clarke claimed that the set off was a debt incurred bj plaintiff's husband, while the work was performed by plaintiff in her separate estate. Plaintiff deposed to tho purchase of the horse and cart with which the work was done from her husband's assigned ostate, after which it ?was worked for her by her husband until hia death. Defendant deposed that he had made a con tract for carting with plaintiff's late husband, who had ag...
Cablegrams. LONDON, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Cablegrams. LONDON, Tuesday. TnE Russian crusier Tamoour has sailed for Vladivostock with one thousand troops on board. Vladimir Bourtzeff, editor of a Russian anarchist paper publishad in London, has been sentenced to 18 months for inciting persons to assassinate tho Czar. The Standard says the Government programme for strengthening tho Army provides \ V ? ii . i . ['11 ? t ? lift ? ,. ? .1 for increasing uio ^riuiory uy ixu guuu, uuu the Infantry by six battalions, at a cost of one million pounds. The steamer Veedam has foundered in the Atlantic. The passengers and crew, numbering 210, were rescued. Great Britain is negotiating with China for tho opening of Yueuchaufi as a treaty port with tho right of free navigation of iuland waters and tributaries. The Urench Government claim that au expedition has annexed tho Niger Territory on behalf ot Franco lrom bay to uuena. Tho arrival o£ twenty-fivo truck loads of hydraulic apparatus mado in Germany has caused great excitement at Sheffi...
Telegrams. SYDNEY, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Telegrams. SYDNEY, Wednesday. The steamer Tyrian, from Melbourne, experi enced fearful weather. The passengers were battenod down during tho gale. A large quantity of deck cargo was swept overboard. Destructive floods havo been experienced at Oamden, and many residents who aro tempor arily homeloss aro being accommodated in tho Church of England and Wosloyau schorl rooms and Council L/hambers. Largo number of cattle have been drowned. The Nepoan bridge is 20 feet under ilood waters, and business is at a standstill. The flood waters rose gradually at Maitland' All low-lying flats at East Maitland are sub merged. Some houses aro under water. During the hoai ing of an application in the Probate Court for commission on a portion of the ostato of tho lato Ana Do Philipsthal, widow late of Sydney, it was stated that notes to the value of iJ/UU woro tounu on the premises tenated by tho deceased. The heavy floods in tho Nepean Biver burs* tho Cataract dam at the head of tho Sydney water sup...
Murrayville Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Clarence River Advocate — 18 February 1898
Murrayville Cricket Match. SlB._Kiiidly bear with me and allow mo again to refer to your correspondent, be the Murrayville match First he states that tho match was arranged fora second eleven. Now tiio a™ement ''ffV'ui for tho best team that could bo gathered in Murray ville. No mention was made of second eleven, and it is at least very much in the inuuuer of '!i —n.— ..„:„!,„(? t««iv nitm- a defeat 'louonly teaU second eleven.' Had anything been Haulms «econd eleven we would liavo allowed Jlurrayulle extra men. Your correspondent mentioim u uuniber of men, they may or may not be good men. I have lietucd oi none but Messrs. Murray, therefore) their iumebiiH not extended fur. A* to Broadway, tho Lores were kept in our look by a Murrayville resident and «io naino of Broadway does not appear there. Broadway w, I understand now, a mckname for Kiely, and your correspondent shows little courtesy towards tho great bowler when ho refrains fcom correctly naming Mm. lte Morrison s numigs, X f...