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COFF'S HARBOR LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
COFF'S HARBOR LAND SALE. At Coff's Harbor on Tuesday Mr. H. P. Italy, Crown Lands Agent nt Bellingen, offered for sale 37 town allotments situated in the Coff's Harbor township. The (lay was .very .vet. but. seven lots were sold, including the present ground use'd for cricket, which was bought, by Mr. Best and Mr. Gregg. Had the weather been less stormy and wet, many more lots would have -found'-:bidders. The following are the lota sold, — Lot 2 of section 5, to William Haynes Jarrett; loti 10, 19, and 20, of section 6, to George itellingen Jarrett ; lot 1 of section fi, to Henry Best ; lot 2 of section 0, to Sydney Wakefield Gregy ; lot 3 of section 0, to Miss Eva Best. The upset price for each of six lota was £5, and no lot reached any higlrcr figure except, lot 1 of section (!, for which tho upset price was £0. the sale price being £0 5s. The area of each lot is a quarter of an acre.
A REMARKABLE FAMILY. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
A REMARKABLE FAMILY. The death of the late Mr. G. Henderson, of Fredcricktcn, one of the oldest and most esteemed residents of tlu Maeleay and sur rounding districts, brings under our notice the fact that Mrs. Henderson, who survives her husbnnd, Is one of a large anil long-lived family well tnown in these and other dis tricts. Mrs. Henderson's maiden name was Johnston, and there were twelve in the family, seven brother! nnd five sisters. Every one of the twelve is alive, though the youngest is over 00 years of age and the eldest over 80 years. Of the brothoM, the eldest is Mr. Peter Johnston, of the Upper Hastings, the youngest- brother heins Mr. Thomas John ston, of Dlybucca. Tho other brothers are Mr. George Johnston, Clybueca ; Mr. James Johnston, auctioneer at Frederickton and Kempsey ; Mr. William Johnston, Upper Manning ; Mr. Adam Johnston, Itollaiids Plains ; and Mr. Robert Johnston, Upper Maeleay. The five sisters, now all widows, are Mrs. McLean (eldest of tho twelve) and ...
NAMBUCCA STABBING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
NAM3UCU STABBING CASE. AT the Maclsvill* Police Court- last week, Samuel Grovo was committed for trial at Keinpsey Quatcr Sessions on October 24, on a charge of having maliciously wounded Edward Ellis'at Nambucca Heads on June 10. The evidcice went to show that Groves and. his wife ojeupied a room at Ellis's house, Mrs. Groves lisistlng the housekeeper, Mrs. Norman. Grrves came in while under- the influence of diirik; and was ordered out by Mr. Ellis. A snnffle ensued, 1111 1 Mr. Ellis was stabbed inthenrm'and thigh, but neither wound was seious. When arrested, Groves said to the coistablc that it was the small blade of a podcct. knife that ho did it with, and he would have given him' (Mr. Ellis) more if he cjuM. Mr. Ellis said he and Groves wereoi friendly terms, and he t hought the affair, wns; only, the result of a drunken freak on Grp^es's part. Bail was allowed in two sureties (if £50 each and accuse 1 in £100.
Local Interest. TENDERS FOR ROADWORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
Local Interest. TENDERS FOR ROADWORK. ; Fourteen tenders were opened at Bellin gen on Friday last, for three contracts, with this following results, — Contract SO, Bellingen via Bowra to Congarini, four tenders ; lowest, M. Rigney nnd M. Kearns, each £42 ; high est, .-670. Contract. 81, Bellingen road up Missabotti Creek, five tenders j lowest, SI. Kearns, £33 7s. Cd. ; highest, £72 8s. 9d. Contract 82, Bowra to Upper North Arm, five tenders ; lowest, L. W. Ballard, £33 6s, 3d. ; highest, £51.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 1898. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
FRIDAY, JUA'B 24, 1S0S-. Already G. II. Reid — the same old ' George' — is scattering political pro mises over the land, in view of the coming general election. Rum has quite for gotteir all about the long list oF promises he made three years ago, and which are still unredeemed. When- the lastgeneral election was being iought Mr. It bid stn-nped the country on the question of Upper House reForm, niul promised to oust the men whom he then called ' old Fossils'' From a place in wliiuh they deliberately obstructed the will of the peojjle. Wlien '.Mr. Reid was returned this paper sakl that it didnot expect to hear any more, or very little, at any rate, of Mr. ReidY boast in regard to the# Council ; and events hove proved that Tile Sun was right in stating that Reid's- pledge was merely, a political dodge, and nir electioneering cryr and a mean and : contemptible ruse to evade the real quest roir or questions at issue. But Reid went back on- liis promise Farther than this paper believed ...
WANTS OF RALEIGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
WANTS OF RALEIGH. Mb. McLauoiii.in, M.P., has been informed,. in roply to personal ? represent tations,' as follows - That improvements-to 'tlie road on the north bank of the Bellinger, from Man ? Arm-b'ria^o through Lyon's c.p., -will be carried out when funds ore available from the coming year's vote. That the gravelling of Raleigh road, between T: McCabe's-and Pollock's, will be done-wlien next vote is available. That Mr. Surveyor Rankin has been instructed to report upon the desired change of cemetery, site at Coramba. Mr. Rankin 1ms been asked to expedite action. That the decision arrived1 at in March last in connection with the desired devia tion at Marx Hill, between Bellingen and Fernmount, cannot be departed from. ? That tho decision of .July Iii last can not be departed from in the cose of the jdesired construction! of the road from Il'aleigh, ?''«? Cook's and' McKeuzie's, to South Arm; Bellinger ' River. ' Uliat decision was the requirements , of the .oase did uot warrant...
THE ROSEDALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
THE ROSEDALE. The steamer Itosedale left Sydney at 7 p.m. on June 14, callcd. at Port Macquarie, and crossed into the Bellinger at 4.30 p.m. on June Hi. Her passengers were Miss Taylor, Miss Jarrett, Mr. Lackey, and Mr. t.Jaddes, from Sydney ; Mr. W. Best, from Port Mac quarie ; Messrs,. G. E. Moore,. Knight, and Aiken, from Trial Bay; u-d three in the o'clock on the morning of June 17, with 1285 bags of maize, 80 pieces of cedar, 23 pigs, 41 hides, 0 coops of poultry, 2 casks of tallow, 30 cans of cream, 12 caaes of fruit, 3 cases of fish, 21 cases of eggs, bones, etc.,; Amongst the passengers were Mrs. T. K. Radeliile, Misses Bushe!l (2), Alias Lucas, Mr. F. 'J'. Matthews, and Mr. Knight. The steamer was to have left for liere on Wednesday, but the weather was too rough.
A FAITHFUL TRAITOR. CHAPPER XIV. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
A FAITHFUL TRAITOR. CHAPPER XIV. Antony's silence seemed to he Fitlly justified now ; Feo's lips were the- proper one9 to plead for friendship nrtd care-for Elizrthetli. ' She is an odd girl,' Lady Eeo went on quickly. ' When you get to know her, you' will understand what I mean. Uut slic is very sweet and good — I feel she will soon love you and you ? Miss Peile;cmifzlit the sound of some thing in the younger woman's,, voice _ which could not be put into words. , 'You can rest content,. Feo,' she 1 said gently, letting hor busy hands: lie idle for a moment. 'I shall not be happy tilV I hare done all I can for your^ little Elizabeth; She is at school- at; : Stonebury,. you. say,, dear ? Then- she must be .with Mrs. Proctor;; and, if that is so,, you- need not trouble about the child-;: she .will be under the care of one of the best and Kindest women- 1 have ever known/' ' I ani'Stire what you say is- alt right,, nmit Bertha-IJ' Lady Feo ? snid -it there -was no enthusiasm* in her vo...
TWO DEATHS: [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
two deaths; ANOTHER member of the Coil's Harbor Timber Company died on June 15. When the company began operations at Coil's Har bor it consisted of three members, Messrs. Pickering, Elliott, and 'I'arvcs. Mr. Picker ing, who was manager at Cofi'B Harbor, died rather suddenly at that place on May 1 1, and Mr. It. N. Elliott, the Sydney manager, came up early Inst week, to see how matters were nroirressiii'r. Mr. Elliott litrd onlv been nt Coff's Harbor a couple of days when, on Wednesday, ho received a telegram stating that Mr. W. A. Tarves hail died that day at his residence at Neutral Bay, Sydney, from bronchitis and heart disease. Sir. Tarves wns 47 yeais of ago. Mr. Eltfott, the only surviving member of the firm, intends carry ing on the business of the company himself.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
'Wanted Known. THE CENTENNIAL HOTEL,/ SMITHTOWN (UXDlin NEW MANAGEMENT), \ ?IS NOW ONE OE -j Titet. Bast on tlie-Macleay: , r: j. milligan, . Proprietor. F. T&oB. BAKER, FERNMOUNT & BELLINGEN. AUCTIONEER, Fire and Marine, l.ife, Land and General Agent. LEGAL matters attended to through City Solicitor. Forms under the Land and Income Tax Act prepared. Arty class of Commercial work undertaken. Bellinger River Black smith-fe Coach/building Establishment. r, & eTjordan BEG to inform their numerous friends and the public generally that they have established themselves as lilacksmilhs and Coach, Buggy and Sulky Builders in the shop recently occupied by Mr. It. I'ijrgott, Bellingen, ond trust by turning ouc nothing but first-class work to receive a fair share of ipublic patronage. Legal. ,IR. C 1'KENZIE* Attorney, Solicitor, PROCTOR, and CONVEYANCER,. Commissioner for Affidavits, 'BELL I N GEN jSVill attemhall courts on the- IJelJinger and' Nambucca Hi vers. G. 8. B...
THE COST OF HARBOR WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
THE COST OF HARBOR. WORKS./ The total amount proposed to be spent an the harbor works' which it is pro posed to-' curry out at presont onj the1. North Coast is £3G1;000, the completed schemes- being estimuted to cost over' £1,000,000. At the Tweed River up to the preseiit time 28,500 feet of' training-walls have been constructed at- an - expense oft £31;000.!. It is now proposed to extend these works-, and construct breakwaters ot a further expenditure of £43,000. The total length-of-breakwators, train ing-walls,- facing, . etc., in the complete scheme for improving- the entrance to the-Bellinger River is about 35,800 feet, ? and the estimated cost is £171,300. Up to the present £25,985 'has been ex pended, and it. is now proposod to spend a further sum.-of £36;000. It is proposed to improve the entrance to the- Nambucca River at a- cost of £78,000— £5,500 of which lias been already expended on the construction -of- a part of a northern training-wall. The estimated cost-of a- comple...
DEATH OF MR. WALTER GRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
DEATH OF MR. WALTER GRACE. Mr. Walter Grace, an old and highly &nbsp; esteemed resident of the Nambucca district, died at his residence, near Bowra, on Tuesday evening last,aston the age of 58 years. Mr. &nbsp; Grace was not a native of the colony, but came here when quite a lad. His father and mother are still living, and are residents of &nbsp; Kempsey. He lived in the Hunter district for a long time, and then went to the Macleay, where lie married a Miss Simon, who survives him. After some years he came to the &nbsp; Nambucca, and 24 years ago selected the home stead on which he resided up to the time of his death. Mr. Grace, during his long resi dence in the district, made many friends, and few, if any, foes, his name being respected everywhere. For some years he had suffered from sciatica and from a heart affection, but had only been confined to his bed since Sun day, June 12. The immediate cause of death &nbsp; was heart affection accele...
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 24 June 1898
Brief Mention. Tuesday last shortest and wettest day of the year. Bellingen Licensing Court sits on Saturday week, July 2. If you want pretty fur or bended trimmings go to' F. T. Matthews* West. Australia has abandoned the Federal movement for the present. Mr. Percy Vickory, watchmaker, wfll visit Coff's Harbor and the Ornra next week. Another new bridcre onencil in tlm Hunter district last week. The bridge cost £8200. Go to F'. T. Matthews'. ' You will find a lovely stock of dress materials for evening wear.* Robt. J. Smith, -butclier, is a cash- pur chaser of pigs' and cattle, fats or stores, in large or small lots.' At Bellingen Land Office yesterday Richard Maston Do'wle applied for 100 acres a.c.p. at North Arm, parish Never Never. Harvest thanksgiving services will bo hold in the Presbyterian churches nt Bellingen nnd Fcrnmonnton Sunday next. Mrs. Had field, wife of* Mr. A. Hadfield, recently teaching nt Never Never, died lately in Sydney, leaving four children. Mr. Andrew Buc...
Sunlight Flashes. THROUGH THE WIRE SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 1 July 1898
Sunlight Flashes. Through the Wire. Sydney, Wednesday. On Mr, Lovien's Commission, Mr. - Howell gave evidence; nnd denipd having evor riiid that Messrs. Sleath au'd Fer guson had been coiicernod iti the attempt to blijw up; his hoiiso at firokeii Hill; The Hon. J. H. 'Want was also called for examiiintionj but from prdflissldiial etiquette declined to' answer a iuitijber of questions put to' him. Mr. Lovien prosecuted. at tile time, of the trial of tho men who- were charged. .Bennetts' was last heard of in South Africa. Captain Armstvong, of the steamer Aratnnc, was found dead ill his cabin while the vessel was between Wolloii gong and Bnlli) on her voyage from Melbourne to Sydney. Whim' last seen; Captain Armstrong was apparently in good health.' On tlie motion of Mr; Reid; a threo' months supply bill has been passed through all stages. Out of £2,223,800 it- was proposed- that £300,000 should be granted for roads nrid- bridges. Thd Herald, referring- to the Government's action in p...
THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 1 July 1898
THE MARKETS. Messrs. Hill, Clark, and Co. wired 011 Wednesday evening, — Western Aus tralian lmyoi'3 operated very freely and purchased rather extensively in the fnt pig market this week, with the result that values have improved for all de scriptions, the improvement being especi ally noticeable in primo baconers, which were in demand. Wo quote extra primo weighty back flitters at 50s. to 00s., primo weighty baconers 43s. to 4f)s., good heavy 40s. to 48s., good'84si to 3!)s., light 28s. to 33s.,. best heavy porkers 25s. to 27s., good 21s. to 24s., others from 15s. to 20s., nccording to qunlity. Wo sold 200. Messrs. .John See and Co. wired yos tcrdny (Thursday). — Maize very dull, largo supplies, 2s. to 2s. 3d. ; pntntoos easier, £7 10s. to £8, seed £8 10s. to £9 ; pigs, 4d. Messrs. H. Prcscott-nnd Co. wired yesterday, — Maizo dull, 2s. 2d. to 2s. 3d., weevily from Is. .10(1..; tho pig market showed 11 decided improvement this week, values rising fully 5s. per head 011 last week's p...
Brief Mention. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 1 July 1898
Brief Mention. The cheapest store to buy your drapory is F. T. Matthews'.* Judge Docker and Mrs. Docker celebrated their silver wedding on Saturday. Go to F. T. Matthews'. You will find a lovely stock oE dress materials for evening wear.* Mr. R. F. Thomas, teacher at Unkn, is very ill with influenza, and is in the Macleay Hospital. F. T. Matthews has opened n choice lot of ladies' winter dresses in single dress lengths,* Sleatli calls Norton the 'Man-monkey from Fitzroy.' What Norton calls Sleath isn't fit for publication. Kobt. J. Smith, butcher, is a cash pur chaser of pigs and cattle, fats or stores, in large or small lots.* Bellingen C.P.S. office was open from 7 to 10 p.m. 011 Wednesday and Thursday for the issue of electoral rights. Federation is the burning topic, and F. T. Matthews' big stock: the topic of the Bellinger ladies conversation.* Three persons in New Zealand have been poisoned, one of them fatally, by eating porridge prepared with stale milk. Mr. T. Russell, of N...
BOWRA NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 1 July 1898
BOWRA NEWS. Our correspondent writes, — Owing to the continuous wet weather, the roads in this district- are in a deplorable state, especially so where new work or repairing has been effected. . . Work at tho new Courthouse has been for the past week at a standstill, owing to-tlie cement not having arrived ; but I am informed that it came in to the Heads last Saturday, and will be 011 the -ground in a day or two, when, no doubt, the energetic contractor and his men will lose no time in commencing operations in earnest, weather permitting. . . Our quiet little town pre sented quite an niiimnted appearance recently in the building line, Mr. P. McNally having a staff of workmen busy completing the new store and dwelling to be occupied by. Mr. E. Hitchins, wliiie Mr. Jas. Mcllugh has com pleted a blacksmith shop, and is now at work. Mr. S. J. Uaymond is also having the corner opposite the post office cleared, preparatory to erecting a butcher's shop, nnd Mr. Parry, blacksmith, has remov...
MR. M'KELL, P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 1 July 1898
MR. M'KELL, P.M. At the close of the court proceedings at Bellingen on Monday, Mr. T. 0. McKell, who has been relieving .Police Magistrate at Kempsey and throughout these districts for some months, announced his departure from the district, a permanent Magistrate having been iippointoil. , Mr. MoICuli wnn stntioncil. here some years ago, and I10 has many friends throiiG'hout tho district. He leaves Kemosov shortly for Sydney, but has not yet heard as to where I10 is likely to be stationed. We believe Mr. McKell could have been per manent Magistrate at Kempsey had he eared to accept the position, and many will regret that, lie is leaving us, though his successor, Mr. Smith, is said to be an able man. In announcing his departure oil Monday, Mr; McKell said It was the last time he would be on the Bench here, and he could not go away without expressing the pleasure he had felt in having renewed his acquaintance with the district and many old friends. He was pleased to see- that the dist...
PRESBYTERIAN. Sunday. July 3- [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 1 July 1898
PRESBYTERIAN. ! Sunday, July 3— Upper Orara, 10.30 a.m. — Rev.'l;D.Hcans. Karangi, ! 2--m- — ,, ,, i, . Upper Bucca, 3.30 2-. in. — ,, Coramba, 7 p.m. — „ ,, » Taylor's Arm, 2.30 p.m.— Rev. IP'. II. Marshall. Mdehsville, 7p.m. — Rev. W. II. Marshall.
WEDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 1 July 1898
WEDDINGS. A WEDDING was celebrated by the Rev, P. W. Aliern in the Roman Catholic Church at Bowra at 10 a.m. on Monday last. The bride was Miss Ellen itynn, second daughter of Mr. Patrick Ryan, of South Arm, near llowra, and the bridegroom was Mr. Paliok Kennedy, of Warrcll Creek, sun of Mr. Kennedy, of Rainbow Reach, Mae.leay Uivur. Quite a gathering witnessed the ceremony, which had been postponed fiom the previous week owing to the heavy rain nnd floods. Tho bride was given away Ijv her father, Miss Bridget Ryan (sister to the bride) being bridesmaid. Mr. Thomas Kennedy was best man for his brother. The bride wore 11 becoming costume of cream silk, tho body handsnmcly trimmed with Valenciennes lace, a tulle veil falling over a wreath of orange blossoms. She also carried a shower bouquet. Tho bridesmaid wore a very nice dress of heliotrope lustre; trimmed with silk, ribbon, and hat to match. After the ceremony, about forty guests j partook of an elegant breakfast at the resi dence...