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Breaking out in a Fresh Place. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
Breaking out in a Fresh Place. It will bo in tlio recollection of nmny that nomu fow yoam ago a crazo for Ho|mrntioii broke out amongst tlio Grafton people, duo, it is BiippoHcd, to tlio unpopularity of tho railwny Hclioinu connvotinu Grafton witli tho tableland. Ono would havo thought tlmt tho sillinnBa of.suoh an idoa wns ridiculed to hucIi an extent that no ono would attempt to ngitato it again. It appears, howovor, that Mr. l'ngo, who stumped tho Northern District in favour of tho movemont, and uot laughed at for hi* pains by tho Armidalo folks, linn broken out ?gain. W o aro told that ha oxpoctti to gut 20,000 inombci'K to a longuo organised for tho purposo of llomo llulo for Grafton, for thnt in what it moiiisi ; aud, as tho momborship in only fixed nt a shilling, tho schome is brought ' within tho roach of all.' And all this ooinea about because the Orafton folks cannot got thoir railwny. Whero tho 20,000 aro to bo found is not vory clear ; and ' a thousand pounds is not much...
More Rungling. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
More RuiiKlInff. J IN | tlio Banco,., ..Court nn nefcion for .£100,000 damages,'' for broach of con trnct, r brouglit'. by - O'llotirko nnd M. Sliiirry, contractors for tho railway, from Murrumburrah to Young, against tho ^Commissioner foi1 Hail ways, was referred to arbitration. Tho caso was ono bf onornious miignitudo, involving somo 300 or 400 issues, ranging from 7s 9d up to .£20,000, and it. is believed that it will occupy tho atte/ition of the arbitrators for several weeks. Tlio briefs aro said to bo tlio heaviest that havo ever boon handed to a council in the colony, and tho caso has taken tho pliiintiffsattorney. four months to work up.
The Prospector's Grave. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
The. Prospector's Uravo, t Its died nwny from nil kindred, out in tho wilderness, With nnnp to.Rootho.his dying hour, no ono to cheer nnd bless — Nonn si/o rtn old companion, who many yoars hnd seen, Who sat in. weary watching,' by tho bodsido of poor Groen. ' v.', . Onco moro tlin watch is broken, Grcon opo'd his oves nt last, . ' — : ' ? ! ' ; And -:Hnid 'Mvdear old Peroy,- I'vo . boon thinking of tho past — , You'vn boon my tried and trnstod friend for many a weary -year. , , And so old friond, T know you'll send tlio gold to mother dear. You'll tsll her that her.son has died,, and laid away to rest, .... , Sho hns another ono bosido, and all is for tho best ; YouMl toll her Poroy how I dio, and all I'vo told to you, ' And' mnrk the' nrravo wheroin I lie, and now old Wend ndiou, Givo mo your li.md, just hold it so, till I cross —the — narrow — soa,' Tho fnlterin'g voieo was very low— lost in eternity. And Poroy sat. in tho firelight, nlono.and sad that night. Thoughtful, wakeful,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
Sporting. CORAKI JOCKEY OLUB (llEGISTEUEn tISDEtt A, J. 0. Rui.v.s). ANNUAL . MEETING, SAT U.llD A Y and M O N D A Y, 1st mid 3 i;d of JANUARY, 1887. '? President--- William Yabsloy, Esq,, J.P. Vice-President— John Wliito; Esq;1, J.P., : : Ju'dpo'~W. Yabsloy, Esq., j.P. ' Stnrtor — Wi Wobstor, Esq. -;? Clerk .of. tho Sonlos--IT._ Johnson, Esq. t - Hon TroaBurov— E.-W. Bontloy, Esq. ' ? COMMrqTOT, Messrs. M. Dornn, W. Wobstor, , 0.. .Stamford, J. Whyto^T; J; 'Brandon,. ! P.' Clifford, and W.'T. Mobbs.;.;'; , '' r v! Or (t; i ~ '' ' I Pirst'.Dayrr-Saturday, '1st January; .-.. 'FirstifRncc— To start ,nt; 1 2. o'clock., /- MAIDEN iiPLATE of - 25 -sovs, ?? witli.. a swoop of lisov. each from startors added ; socond horso to roceivo 3 sovs, from gross amount* 'For-nll-maidon liorsos rat.timo of .?ontronco.'i .Penalties 'for ?winning ; thoronftor— Onco. olbs ; twice or moro, 71bs../ Weight for ago. .1} milo. En tranco, 1 sov. ? Socond Race— To-stavi nt 12.42 p.m. SELLING RACE ;jo£-- lii r....
Public Meeting at Woodburn. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
Public Meeting at Woodburn. I [Communicated.] 1A FUBr.io meeting was hold in tho Town Hall, Woodburn, on tho evening ot tho i 25th Novomber, Mr. J. Johnson in tho i chair. Tho object of tho mooting was to : toko stops and havo the disgracoful stato of ! tho roads romodied. ! The folio win g resolutions woro adoptod : — Proposod by Mr. John Lang, and I floconded by Mr. H Lang, — ' This mooting is of opinion that the road from Woodburn to Harwood is not anything in tho condition it should be for the traffic, and tho annual amount voted is not suQlciont to mako it so, and that the Minister for Works bo theroforo petitioned to have a sum of money spont in making it a good metalled ' road throughout.' 1 Proposod by Mr. F. Davis, socondod by : Mr. R. Priddlo, — 'That the Minister for , Works be asked for a statement showing I what monoy has baon spont on the roads iu tho vicinity of Woodburn for the past ! three years', and whero.' ? Proposod by Mr. P. Van Epon, seconded by Mr. E. Murray,...
Coraki Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
I Corn k I Jockey Club. I A meeting of tho committoo of tho abovo club was hold at Nolan's Hotel on Wodnps daj ovoning last. Present — Mossrs. E. Bontloy (in tho chair), T. Brandon, J. Whvto, F. Clifford, C. Stamford, and E. M. D. Spring, hon. seo. Tho minutes of tho provious mooting woro road nnd confirmod. Mr. F. Clifford moved, and Mr. J. Whyto socondod, — 'That tho privileges m connec tion with tho Covaki Jockey Club mooting ! oii'tho 1st and 3rd of January bo sold by publio auction on Monday 13th instant.' f| Carried. i| On tho motion of Mr Brandon, socondod [by Mr. Stamford, it was rosolvod that tho | right to colloot foes for entranco to tho i ' Dorby' stand bo sold by publio auction ion tho samo dato as tho othor privilogos. j It was also rosolvod on tho motion of Mr. F. Clifford, seconded by Mr. Brandon, that a snh-commit.too consisting of Messrs. ! 15ontloy, Spring, Yabsloy, nnd tho mover, } bo appointed to placo whntovor rosorvo thoy may considor dosirablo on tho salo of ...
Coraki Police Court. Monday, NOVEMBER 29TH BEORE Mr. Yabsley, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
Coraki Polico Court. Monday, November 20tit. Before Mr. W. Yabsloy, J.P. William M'Cftbo, ohargod with boing ' drunk and disorderly, mnking uso of obsceno language, nnd rosisting tho polico, \ was, on tho application of Sonior-Constablo ?j Rogors, romandod until Monday noxt, flth !» instant, on oaoh chargo. Bail was allowed, | accused in £'10 and two surotios of £20 eacn. Thomas M'Cabo, ohargod with being drunk and disoiderly, and inciting a pri Bonor to rosiBt tho polico, was also romandod until tho samo date. Bail allowed as in provious caso. William Sullivan, ohargod with boing drunk end disordorly, attempting to rosouo ft prisoner from the polico, and assault, was romandod until tho samo dato. Bail aliowod as in previous cases. Wednesday, Deoember 1st. Before Mr. J. Whito, J.P. James Butlor, was ohargod with wilfully and maliciously inilioting grievous bodily .' harm on one Goorgo Battyo. On tho / application of the Polico tho acousod was £ romandod until Monday next. Bail ro ll...
CABLEGRAMS. LONDON, SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
CABLEGRAMS. LONDON, Saturda.y In the Campbell divorce caso, Lady Campbell's petition was first hoard. Sir Charles Russell oponod tho caso. Ho snid from tho time of tho honeymoon tho relations betwocn husband and wife wero of a most unfortnnato charactcr, in consequence of which the lady obtained a judicial soparation, when Lord Colin Campbell vowed vongeanco. Ho said that ho would spare neither money or social influence to ruin her and cast her a slur upon her character, although she was living an irreproachablo lifo with her mother. Lady Milos gavo evidence of improper relations between Lord Campbell and ono of his housemaids, which sho kept a secret until he maligned his wife. LONDON, Tuesday. A widespread conspiracy to kidnap tho King of Servia has been frustrated. General Buller succeeds Sir Robert Hamilton as Under-Secretary for Ire land. Tho Emperor of Germany strongly urges an increase in tho German army. Tho London Zoological Society ex changes two lions for a log hut in the...
The Lismore Riot Cases. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
The Eilnmore Riot Cane*. Tire Court opened at Lismoro on Wodnosday bofore tho P.M., Messrs. Bornstrin, Barrio, Glasgow, Walnisloy, Porry, M'Intyrc, and Gray, J's.P., whon John Soxton, John Fnn, P. M'Namara, M. Mahonoy, P. Holland,- D. Hogan, B. Gnllnghcr, J. Morrisey, D. Mahonoy, John M'Guiro, J. Fitzgorald, J. Hnssott, M. Howard, B. A. Shipway, C. II. Staff, H. Thorburn, A. Thorburn, J. Muhoney, W. Walsh, P. Walsh, K. M'PhorBon. J. BrooVer, T. Kelly, E. Daley, J. Daley, T. Sexton, W. J. 8tuart., A. M'PhorBon, H. M'Pherson, C. Hethorington, J. Gollan, J. Johnston, R. Wotlierspoon, A. Wothorspoon, R. G. Balmor, M. Doran, P. Rogers, P. Walab, and A. Garrard, wero charged with creating a tumul tuous disturbance at tho Albert Thoatro, on Tuesday, tho 2fith day of October, 1880. Ati application for a romand mndo by Mr. D Mahonoy to givo Mr. Norrio timo to arrive wns opposed by Suh-lnspeotor Garvin, as many of tho witnesses had como long distances and would be much inconvenienced, and the...
TELEGRAPHIC. SYDNEY, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
TELEGRAPHIC. [from our own correspondent.] SYDNEY. Monday. Mr. Dnrley has accepted tho Chief Justiceship. Nino of tho persons implicated in tho Mount Rennie outrage havo been sen tenced to doath. Two havo been ac quitted. SYDNEY, Tuesday. An earthquake shock was experienced in tho South-wostern districts this morn ing. Jt was felt more severely about Yass, Goulburn, Cootamundra, Wagga, Bathurst, and Ponrith. Tho shock lasted from a half to three quarters of a ininuto, shaking tho houses and causing groat broalcing of crockery, and cracking tho walls of houses. SYDNEY, Wednesday. At a meeting of the creditors of William Davios, of Goulburn, the liabilities were declared as being £1 5,GG1 and tho assets £22,53G, subject to claims by the Berrima Gaol Co., of £12,221. A conference of tho heads ' of tho At n Protectionist Conference, reso lutions were carried proposing duties of from 20 to 30 por cent, on many impor ted articles. No casualties are reported concerning the earthquake on Tu...
The Most Densely Populated Portion of the Earth. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
The most Densely Populated Portion of the Earth. It has been for a long time asserted and believed that the island of Barbadoes, with 266 square miles and a population of 175,000, which is 1054 persons to tha: i square mile, was the most densely inhabited portion of the earth's surface. From a communication of Mr. John Wortliington, the Consul of the United States at Yaletta, Malta, it appears that in the matter or density of population Barbadoes must yield the palm to Malta. That island contains 95 square miles of surface, and contains 142,500 inhabitants (exclusive of the British garrison and , ' visitors and non-residents), which is an average of 1500 to the square mile. Tho . city of Yaletta contains a great plethora v» of population, its area being 1.318 square miles and its population 24,854, a population of 78,157 persons to tho square mile. There is one specially populous quarter of Valetta, known as the Manderaggio, the area of which is 1*004 square mile, or 2'56 acres, whe...
The Admiralty. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
The Admiralty. A memorandum lias been published, addressed by Lord Charles Beresford to tho Board of Admiralty, exposing and denouncing in scathing language tho absence of all plans and preparations for war, tho deficiency of officers, mon, and material, and contrasting this unprepared ness with tho elaborate preparations of Foreign Admiralties. Lord C. Beresford urges an extension of the intelligence department with a special section for preparing plans of a campaign and mobilisation and organisa tions with means for immediate action in the event of war. Lord C. Beresford has admitted tho authorship, and declares that the Fall Mall Gazette obtained, surreptitiously, ti confidential document, prepared for tho Board of Admiralty. Its publication, therefore, was unjustifiable.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
General Notices. ANTED, a first-class ALL IIOUND MAN for tho bush, (ioorl waeros and rations. Apply to GE011GE COOPER, Cora lei. JOBPRTNTING and BOOKBINDING noatly executed. at reasonable rates, at tho HERALD OFFICE. A trial re spectfully solicited. VKax 'pTIDLIC NOTICE. — The -IT steamer ' Mabel ' will aigrilBsSKS. tako the Mossonger'a place next week — the latter being laicl-up for overhaul. J. & A. LANG. 'Woodburn, Doc. 1. 1880. . T1 0 OWNERS OF JJgPOraW X MAKES. tffi® ROYAL PLANTATION. I desire to notify that no moro mares will _ bo taken by the above Draught Stallion, except thoso alroady booked, owing to his list boing full. WILLIAM WALSH. Codrington, 1st Deo. 1886. Department of Mined, Stock Branoh, Sydnoy, 22nd November, 1886. Diseases in Sheep Acts and PastnreB end Stock Protection Acts niHE attention of drovers, or persons keep X. in# horses, onttlo, and sheep, and butchers, dealers, and salesmen is called to notices in the Govkrnmknt Gazhtth, of 15th instant, resp...
The Czar's state of Mind. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
The C *ar's state of Mind. The following passage .fi um the Paris ' correspondence of tho Times will convoy no new mtelligewco to our readers, but it ' | is wo'»'t'h quoting in confirmation-Mr what Wftefad already pk-.&j kffown : — 'Diplo- ?! n' r,'fsts tejl me that one of their anxieties w.utos to tho apprehended vagaries on ' the part of the Emperor of Russia. He is described as very restless, Bulgaria being constantly in his thoughts. He has | little sleep, and walks to and fro most of the night, planning the political course to be taken in Bulgaria, Diplomatists on all I sides are uneasy at his state of mind.' j ? ? ' ' .v:,V *' * ' ? :*il. -j
Another Carrington. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
Another Carrington. A man named Montague Burney, aged 32, who states he is a major in the Indian Army, on furlough, was arrested in Melbourne on a charge of attempting to obtain a diamond ring, of the value of £12 10s, from Mr. Way, jeweller, Bourke-street, by means of a valueless cheque, signed ' Carrington.' He told Mr. Way he was Lord Carrington, but the attendant saw through the attempt, and detained him. Another fraudulent cheque was found on him.
Lively up Kimberley way. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
UveSy up Siiiubcrley way. On Sunday a digger arrived in Sydney from Kimberley, and confirmed the report that an attaek was recently made upon a party who were on their way from the diggings to Cambridge Gulf, and that in the affray one of the diggers was killed. He stated that the disturbance arose out of a dispute as to the possession of a waterhole. Our iuformant further announced that shortly after the affray took place a number of diggers banded together, and, after pursuing the natives for some considerable distance, shot 40 of them.
Important to Members of Benefit Societies. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
Important to Members of Benefit Societies. In the case M'Combill v. Saunders et al. trustees of the Bricklayers' Benefit Society, heard recently before the District Court Judge Dowling, in which the plaintiff sought to recover accident pay from the society, the plaintiff was non suited without costs on a legal point, viz., that under Act No. 12, of 1881 (Trade Union Act), section 4, it is'not competent for any court to entertain any legal pro ceedings instituted for directly enforcing or recovering damages for (amongst other thiugs) providing benefits to mem bers. His Honor expressed sympathy with thO plaintiff (an aged man), but considered himself bound by the Act, and therefore gave no costs. It is worthy of note in connection with this matter that in the society's rules, which we understand are in their general principles similar to those of all benefit societies, no arbitration clause is included, and no provision made wheroby members of tbo society may recover benefits they all...
Increase of the French Navy. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
Increase of the French Navy. The French are making strenuous efforts to possess a fleet wholly out of proportion to their national and commercial require ments. Dating from 1872, they have added to their navy 12 squadron iron clads, seven cruising ironclads, eight coast defending armour-plated vessels, seven turret- slaps, nine first-class cruisers and eight of the second class, together with 227 smaller craft, including despatch and gun-boats. There are to be added to the French fleet, between this date anl the first of the coming year, six squadron ironclads, four barbette ships, two turret ships, and three cruisers of the first class. The ironclads will carry guns of from 14 to 42 centimetres, which are described as most formidable weapons. It is stated, however, that the cruisers are slow sailers, and that considerable improvement must be made in their engines to fit them for the requirements of modern naval warfare. None of the ironclads can sail 15 knots per hour, and only one...
Provisions In America. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser — 3 December 1886
I Provisions In America. The Boston Weekly Advocate, August 20, 1SS6, says that pricos ruling in tho Boston provision market show : — ' Fresh beef, choice steers, 3&d. to 3Jd. per lb. ; heavy fores, 2^d. to 2-Jd. por lb ; extra heavy fores, 2-Jd. to 2 id. ; extra heavy hinds, 5d. to 5id. : rumps and loins, 6&d. to 7Ad. ; mutton, poor to good, 2-Jd. to 3d. ; choice Chicago mutton, 3$d. to 4d. ; boneless breakfast bacon, 5d. to 5Jd. lb. ; pressed hams, Cd. to G£d. ; dressed hogs, City, 3 id. lb. ; Chicago butter firm at 9d. to lOd. per lb. for extra first creamery.' Quoting receiver's prices for strictly wholesalo lots, ' com mon lots of butter are worth 4d. to 4Jd. lb. ; fair to good, 6d. to 6Jd. lb. ; somo special marks, 9d. to 9id. lb. Cheese, Northern choice to extra, ~4d. to 4£d. lb. ; Western choice to extra, 4d. to 4£d. per lb., lower grades as to quality : eggs, good to choice, G^d. to 7d. per, dozen : New York extra, 8d. dozen.'