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SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. Following are the wholesale quotations in Sussex-street, Sydney Wheat : South Au.itvalian; choice milling, us IKl, f.o.Ii, l'ort Adelaide ; Califnrnian, ill Sydney, 5i 7d ; Argentine, to arrive, 3s llj'l to 4s Id ; New Zealaml, Tuscan, Ds 10il per bushel. Flour : Sydney roller, to £12 10s per ton ; Manitoba, on spot in Sydney, £13 5s to £13 1()s. Maize: Prime river, 5s; white. 4s lOil to 4s 1 Id per bushul ; Argentine, '4s lid to -5s. Brail, Is 3d per bushel. Pollard, la Old per bushel. , ? Chiclnvlie.it : Prime, os lOJil to 5s fid per bushel; medium, 5s Oil. Barley : Prime feed, to 4s 7d per bushel. Oats: Tasmanian, feed, to 3s; prime, 3s 2-l ; New Zealand, prime, 3* 2.1 ; good, to 2s lid; inferior, from 2s (id; choice seed, to 3s 8d per bushel. Oaten Hay : Local, prime, £0 15s to t'7 os per ton ; medium, £6 ; inferior, from £4 los ; Victorian, prime manger, £7 » derrick, fc'li. Lucerne (lay : Hunter River, wharf price, prune, £5 5s to £5 10s ; extra choice, £...
Australian Social Legislation [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
Australian Social -lA'.gislaliuH Mil. B. R. Wish, Attorney-General of New South Wale3, in his address beforo the Australasian Chamber of Commerce, London, reforrod to the social legisla tion 'iu Australia and New Zealand, and . birni .iv wax in»b umi country offered greater security for capital than Now South Wales, because none offered greater political and indus trial stability. Mr. Wise denied that the amount of old-age ponsions was exces sive. No ' moasure was more likely to enhance the State's financial ability, sinco it gave the workmen a stake in the county. 'Industrial Arbitration,' Mr. Wise continued, ' works most effectu ally for industrial peace, sinco it in creases the stability of capital, secures industrial continuity,' and teaches em ployer and employed that their differ ences aro not irreconcilable. It also onormously increases tho making of in dustrial agreements, aud has stopped sweating.' The hatters incident, Mr. Wise said, had been exaggerated, and was a splendi...
THE SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
THE SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP. ? i The match botweon Henry Peareo, of Double Bay, and Richard Tressider, of Newcastle, for the sculling champion ship of Australasiu, was rowed on the Parraniatta River, on Saturday after noon, and was won . by Tressider by five lengtits. Sydney, Monday. It is thought , probable that Tressider will now bo matched against Goorge Towns, for tho world's championship. ? ? J ho racehorse Khaki has bsen pur chased for stud purposos by Mr. Curr, of Abingdon Downs, North Queensland. The Townsville Turf C.Inb has raised the fee for bookmakers betting at olF meetings from £5 os per day to 1'7 7s !. and thon no less than five must bet ; if there are fewer bookmakers, the fee will be increased. It is stated oil good authority that after this month no moro race meetings will be hold at Albion Park (Brisbane) under tho Q. P.O. rules, and that the Brisbane Jockey Club will run unregist ered. Tho committee in connoction with St. Patrick Day's sports will meet in the Conv...
BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
BRISBANE MARKET PRICES. Following were the 'wholesale 'prices in Brisbane on Friday Maize : Argentine, to 4« 7.d per bushel. Bran, £G 15s per ton ; pollard, to £0. Chaff: Oaten, prime, £G 10s per ton. Potatoes : Victorian, £4 ; Circular Head, £5 15s per ton. . Hams : Pineapple, Is to Is Id ; Mild Cure, Is per lb. Bacon : Pineapple, flitchcs and sides, 12d ; Mild Cure, flitches, 12d, and sides 14d per lb. Butter: Loci I, factory, to 13d per lb; southern, to 13d. Cheese : Local, 7Ad to Sil per lb. FatCattle. — At Homebush, on Thursday lust, there were upwards of 705 head of cattle yarded, representing 37 consignors, ch'efly from the northern and southern dis tricts, with odd drafts from the w-!st. The yarding!? included a very fair proportion of ? good to prime bullocks, rather bigger and heavier than usual ; not so inuny prime medium and light weights ; about 300 cows and heifers, mainly medium quality, light and rough also ill evidence ; with occasional pens of prime. Quotations: Ya...
MOOREFIELD RACES. SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
MOO REFIELD RACES. Saturday.' Kogarah Stakes, 1 milo. -Atholstone, 8st, and 55uo. G-7, dead heat for first place, and divided ; (No Natne, G-7, 3 Flying Handicap, (i furlongs.— Saltillo, G-12, 1 ; Hollo, 7-7, 2 ; Geneva, 6-12, 3. Stewards' Milo. — Wyena, 7-12, 1 ; Atholstone, 8-8, 2 ; Royal King, 30-7, 3 Two-yoar-old Stakes, 5 furlongs. — Airlock, 9-9, Chamberlain G-10, 2; Sholto, G-10, 3 Moorefield Handicap, 1^ inile.— Tor- chon, 7-2, 1, ; .Happy Days, G-7, 2; Prince Butler, 7-2, 3 ' . Welter Handicap, G furlongs.— Tam* o' Shanter, 9-9, 1 ; Berwick, 9-9, 2.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
Mr. T. P. Willis-Allen, who presided at the Methodist Homo Mission Festival, Sydney, on Wednesday ovotiins:, stated tho calculation rocontly published, to the effect that the sheop ot' the State would be reduced by the drought from r»s milliniiR to 25 millions was incorrect. He doubted if there were more than 14 or 15 millions, and he asseitjd that tho real truth had been withheld for finan cial reasons. The 'Clarence Advocate' says:— Within tho past few days over 20 men have been dismissed from the Woodford Island quarry, in addition to a number put off a short time previously.
SPORTING NEWS. V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING LAST DAY—SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
Si'O&l'ft'lXtt .YHSW*. V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING Last Day— Saturday. All-Ages Stakes. — Chantross 1, Wake ful 2, Sir Leonard 3. Nursory Handicap. — Endoavonr 1, Seakalo 2, Martinique 3. Place Handicap.— Vanity Fair 1, An notate 3, Adjuster 3. Steeplechase. — Kiota 1, Lodden 2, Spooler 3. Loch Plato. — Great Scot 1, Flagship 2, Tho Victory 3. Farewell .Handicap.— Bright Beauty 1, Purser 2, Argo 3.
North Coast Railway and Harbour Improvements. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
Nor tli Coast Railway and Har bour Improvements. Once more the matter of constructing the North Coast Railway i.s being con sidered, and the Public Works Com mittee is now talcingevidence in refer ence thereto. A similar enquiry was conducted some time ago, and tlie Committee on that occasion reported adversely. The Railway Commission ers say that for many years the line, if constructed, would be worked at a loss estimated at £52,000 annually — yet they think this loss should be met in part by the imposition of a better ment tax on alienated lauds, and by transfer to tlie credit of the railway fund of a portion of the revenue to be derived from, Crown lands in the North Coast region. No one will dis pute the fact that our North Coast districts are capable ot vast develop ment, aud also of supporting a vast number of people. The Commissioners admit that it is difficult to arrive at anvthinar like a correct estimate of revenue, or of the development of business, as the traffic of the ...
Coraki. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
(Joralii. Since our last issue the linest rainfall experienced for tlio past tw' -' years has fallen says the 'R.R. Herald.' At Coraki Post-office on Friday night 107 poiuts were recorded. On Saturday after noon a vi'.rv heavv downijour- occurred. 357 points being registered in little over, an -hour. The storm beat into almost every house in iowh, atid did considerable damage. The roof of Mr. J. M'Mullen's blacksmith's shop was blown off, aud the bae'- verandah of Mr. J. Rapmond's resi dence was partially wrecked. A further shower foil on Sunday night, making about live inches iu all. The rain lias practically saved the late maize crop, has given dairymen a chance to get, in winter feed, replenished our water supply, and converted tho whole country into a green meadow —to glance at which i.s a cure for the sore eyes so prevalent. While all aie deeply thankful for what has been ex perienced, a further fall would prove an inestimable blessing. Tlie Rev. F. R Newton, the ' R.R. Herald ...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
«93NflSaCAL, NErYS. While Peter. Schneider was sleeping in a shed at Derby, Connecticut, tho fluid in tho cavities of his leg and tiriu .joints became frozen. I11 the process of thawing tho limbs swelled to three times . their natural sizo. Anna Morini, who was nursemaid to tho Popo when I10 was a baby, has, 111 her 101st year, fallen into tho lire while dosing, ana aioa nc -uori, near tiomu. ?? Tho Popo, who oinbraced her iu October ? lust 011 her 100th birthday, was deeply affected nfc her tragic fate. Many of the irregulars who served in S-iutli Africa havo no1, yet roceivoil th.-ir nnrinls, nltho igh thoir names wore sent to the War Oltico two years ago. ' A man between 20 a-id 30 loses' on an averege only live and a half days a } ear from illness, b-it bjtween 50 and GO. I10 loses 20 days yearly. Cavanoiigh's Liver Ton 10 nevci f 11b tc give relief in all liver and kidney eoniplaiuts. Fc;r sale at all stores. f . ;r ? ^ The Colombia'! tariff-import duties have ' ? ~ been increa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
rnHE NORTH COAST STEAM NAVI X GATION COMPANY, Limited is x pITk S S Passenger and Cargo ServiGe Betweon the RICHMOND Rl'\ ER and SYDNEY. fgTHE fast and powerful i- acroiv Steamships 'RAMORNIE & TOMKI Are now running a Bi-weekly Service, luavin' Sydney TDESDA Y and SATLR DAY,°nnd leaving CORAKI on TUES DAY and FRIDAY about 12 o'clock (noon). The fine steamer RAMORNIE now making regular weekly trips has a refri gerating chamber equal to CO tons capacity, is lighted throughout -with electricity', ventilating fans. in the Saloon, and all mordcrii. improvements. ? ????? The steamer ST. 'GEORGE' 'leaving Sydney on Thursday will also make weekly Hips to tho River, calling at Newcastle coming Xoith. Intending Passengers can engage Berths on Toniki, St. George, or Raniornie l»y telephoning to Coraki or direct to Lis niore, where Saloon plans may bo seen. It is specially requested that all com munications regarding Shorts or Missing Cargo be directed to the Local Manager, nt Coraki, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
jyiNTIRTRY ! ^^DENTI-STKY ! Kr. G. IORLEY WADE, IM3XTHST, /-y : : LATE OF SYDNEY, : : ' ' Bogs to inform tho residents of Casino ftiul district that ho continues tlio practico of! his Profession at his old address, Barker Street, Casino, Next door to Crouch's Trade Palace, where he may be consulted daily. Extractions rendered absolutely painless by tlio aid of Nitrous-Oxide Gas, Chloro form, or by the most reliable local Anaesthetics. Fillings in Gold, Amalgam, and Cement, inserted with tlie greatest skill and care, and when required tho nerve destroyed absolutely without pain. ArtificialTeoth mounted on Gold, V ulcanito and Platinum. Old and broken Plates mended or re-modelled, and mado to fit the mouth hotter than ever. Also, the most modern style of Gold, Porce lain. Crown and Bridjjc Work, and Pivoting of Teeth on Natural Hoots. Teeth Scaled and Polished, and greatest attention paid to the Regulation of Children's Teeth. Patients may rely on receiving every attention, combined w...
Ballina. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
? ? ? Kallitiit. Mr. J. T. Perkins, managor of the R. R. Emporium, has been seriously ill duridg tho past few days. We (' N. C. Beacon') aro pleased to learn that lie is ou the road to recovery. . On Thurs day, Master Clarence Herman, son of Mr. Herman, of German Creek, was brought down by tho Magnet suffering from sunstroke. He was taken in tho ambulance to Ballina Hospital, and is now progressing favourably. . All the typhoid patients in Ballina Hospital are getting oil well. The many friends of Mr. W. Graham, signalman at Ballina, will regret to hear of tho death of his son William, which occurred on Wednesday last at his father's residence. Tho deceased, who had been sufferitig from consumption for some time- past, leaves a young widow to mourn their loss. Recently Mr. F. Rutherford, of Riley's i I ill (says the ' Beacon), had a curio in the form of a chicken with four legs and four wings. It was hatched with a clutch, and lived for a short time. The breed of the chicken is not ...
News of the District. Lismore. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
News of the District, Usui ore. Some oxcitomont was creatod on Wed nesday afternoon (says Saturday's ' N. Star), when it becamo known that a case of horse-whipping had occurred, and tho parties wero woll-luiown citizens. It on i.onr.t.f' H, „ .vpu.U Ol.jro, »' 'I parties going into one of our leading hotels. (laving been refused somo ex pensive wine which was asked for, it is alleged ho made remarks which tho landlady constructed as defamatory to her family, and at onco took tho law into her own hands. Somo time after she securod a buggy whip, and having ascertained that the party had gone to another hotel, followed him, and, going into tho sitting room whero ho was, at once applied the bnggy whip with all the force sho could use, and then wlion ho tried to secure possession of tho whip, sho had resourseto other articles at hand to continue the chastisement. He was at last glad to beat a retreat to oscape the shower of blows that fell fast and vigorous upon him. Satisfied with the p...
Alleged Bible Burning in Fiji. AUTHENTIC NEWS FROM FIJI. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
Alleged SSiblc Burning in Fiji. AUTHENTIC NEWS FROM FIJI. In reference to the Bible burning at j Fiji, the llev. Mr. Vey, Anglican | clergyman of New South Wales, who j is returning from a holiday visit fo t Fiji, was interviewed nt Brisbane on § the arriviir of the It.M.S. Aliowera. j He said there seemed, to be no doubt I ti,n- i....i *..i ? i.,™ t *u«,i ...y initKl puiv-t. Mr. Thoinns, of the Sugar Com pany, who was also a passenger, said that on February 11 or 12 he was travelling; up the llewa River, and saw a large, excited crowd ronnd a limekiln uear. the Catholic mission nt Naililli. He also saw a large lire and Fijians around it. He had heard on his return to . Suva about the Bible burnii|g..iucident,. and was then : able to recognise .that this was what lie had seen on the llewa.. The ' F.iji Times' and ' Western Pacific Herald' contain several letters on the subject, the chief of which are from the liev. Father Rougier, mis sion priest, and the Rev. W. A. Burns, Wesley a ...
CORRESPONDENCE. ILLEGALLY SELLING WINE. (To the Editor of the Richmond Ricer Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
... ODltilliSPON^EIVCi;. Illegally Selling Wink. (To the Kililbr nf,the Richmond litter Kxpress.) Sir,— Iji justice to ourselves wo wish to publish the following facts in enn nectiori'witlrabovo. Mrs. Leo had tlio following written authority from us: ' Wo hereby anthoriso Mrs. H. Lee to roceiye .orders on o;:r behalf.' r] ; (Signed)- C. Nelson & Co. This is 'the usual form given to our agonts, and our ouly arrangomont with Mrs.' Lee. . This order, although in Mrs. . Loe's possession for over two ye-irs, sho states sho could not read or understand, aud came to the conclusion it was a porinit to sell wine by tlie bottle. About four cases of wine wero ordered by Mrs. Leo from our firm in k*t\vo yoars, and during ten months of last your nono. We emphatically deny any knowledge of her having sold wine, or misleading her in any way. If Mrs. I.ee can prove to' the contrary wo ivill pay tho fino. Colin N elson & Co.
Yesterday's Fat Stock Sales HOMEBUSH, Monday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
Yesterday's Fat Stock Sales [By Special Telegram.] Ho.mebush, Monday Night. At tlio sales, to-day, 950 bead of cattle were yardod. The market was dowu 20s to 30s per head liulloelts brought from £5 to £13 5a ; cows, from £3 Ills to £9. LSest beef is worth 80s per lOOlba. ... Musical Evkxinu. — Tho Lismore | United Brass Bund, ou their way to Annidalo, to compete in tho band con test thore on tho 17th March, will givo n uDimort at (Jasino on Friday evoniug noxt. Tlio concert will consist of songs, instrumental s6los, etc., and the baud will play tho thoir contest pieces. The members are in good form, and the public of Casino are in for a groat tre.it. Wu trust there will bo a good attend ance, anil thereby assist the represen tative band of tho nortliorn districts in their offorts to bring honour to tho Richmond. The Federal Parliament is likely to bo called together in May, ,
Latest News. LONDON, SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser — 10 March 1903
Latest JSTews. '. ? ? ? ? ? [BY TELEGRAPH.] LONDON, Sunday. A dakint. highway robbery lms taken place at- Johannesburg, where two highwaymen boldly attacked a couple of Customs ' Officers', threw cayenne pepper in their eyes, and got away with a bag containing £5000 in gold. One of Ihe robbers then attempted to r'i (TV off the Sfold on a horse, which collided with and killed the manager of a local lira. Tlie horse then bolted and threw his rider, who rushed for a house, where he was arrested. The second reading of the bill intro duced in the House of Commons f.or the closing of public houses in Ireland at \) p.m. on Saturdays has been carried by 101 votes to 7(5. The Mullah of Somaliland cnt the throats of several chiefs of the Dolbah ante tribe for refusing to accompany him on a recent journey. Premier Balfour says that' modern researches have made the Bible of greater interest and a more valuable, source of spiritual life than was ever possible in pre-critica! days. Preparations a...