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WESLEYAN SOCIAL, [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
? WESLEYAN SOCIAL,/ A SOCIAL and magic lantern entertainment in the Bellingen School of Arts, on Thursday evening, June 30, in connection with the Wesleyan Church1, was very fairly attended, when tho state of the weather and of the rortils is considered. Those who did attend spent a very enjoyable evening. The Rev. A. Gl-fthilm nrfisirteH. r! t it 1 prnvfi ft 1 Pr' tirrnf-t-n entitled 'f From London to Rome,' illustrated by some'very'fine lantern' views. The le'ct'ur ctte was very entertaining, and was, much appreciated. At intervals during the lectur ette musical selections were very nicely ren dered by the choir, under Mr. F. Whatson's leadership, by Mr. J. W- Johnston, of Dorrigo, and by Mr. Whatson as soloist; Mrs.' What sori presided at the organ. ' The item's given by the choir were ' Hoping On,' ' Send the Light,' Beautiful Rain,' and, at the.close of , the proceedings, 'Good Night.' Mr. Whatson sang ' The song my mother sang to mc,'.and Mr. Johnston. readered,:very effec tiv...
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK. High Day of Day of Sun Sun Water Week. , Month. Ribes. Sets, at the ? c.-, :? .Heads. H SI II M P.M. Sunday ... July 10 7 1 4 59 1 1 Monday,;.. „ .11. 7 1 5 0 1 40 Tuesday ... „ 12 7 0 5 0 2 3(i Wednesday „ 13 7 0 5 1 3 31 Thursday ... „ 14 7 0 5 1 4 50 Friday ... ,, 15 6 59 6-»2- (J 2 Saturday ... „ -16 (i 59 5 3 7 4 JIoon's Phase.— Last quarter at 2.43 a.m. on Monday, July 11. FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1808.
THE NORTH BEACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
THE NORTH BEACH. At the usual monthly meeting of Raleigh Progress-Committee on June 25, Mr. John Smitlij JrP., presided. The matter of the North , Beach Recreation Reserve was dis cussed at soriie length*. During a great part of the year the North Beach is visited by a great many of the residents of all parts of the nyer, families from Raleigh, I'ernmount, Bellingen and the upper river, Little and North Arm, and South Arm camping out there in summer. It is the popular picnic anil pleasure resort of holiday-makers, and is looked upon as'a'Uind of sanitary resort and' bathing place, to whfch people resort with their families for the purpose of restoring the health 'and strength which have been weak ened, perhaps, by the enervating climate ' inland.' The trustees have often asked, the. Government to_ assist, in. fe»cing~at feaBt a part of th'ifveserve, and in building a weather shed. If there is any place entitled to such aid, that place is the North Beach Recreation Reserve; it is the...
HOTEL LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
HOTEL LICENSES. The Quarterly Licensing Cour.fc sat at Bel lingen on Saturday, last, the ' Bench being Messrs. H. A. Evans (chairman), R. S. McDougall,-scn.V and John Smith, Js.P.- The usual report by ' the Licensing Inspector, Senior-Constable Jordan, ' stated that , the various hotels throughout the district were well conducted. Renewals of; licenses .were granted to the present holders, ns follows, — William Henry Bushel I. Raleigh ; Andrew Black, Imperial Hotel, Fernmount ; Andrew J. Barrett. Bellinger Heads; and Colin C. Me Dongall,- -Narabucca ? Heads.
NEVER NEVER PROGRESS COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
NEVER NEVER PROGRESS COMMITTEE. The monthly meeting of the Never Never PYogress Committee \vas held on Saturday lftst. The vico'-'preside'nt, Sir. J. McCarthy,' occupied the chair, and the other members, present were Messrs. W. Cleaver, E. Furlter, W. [Lean, C. McCarthy, and the secretary, Mr. J. llickey. The minutes of the previous, meeting were read, and confirmed on tho motion of Mr. C. McCarthy, seconded by Mr. W. T.r'.'in Th wns ni-onnspil hv MY. P. AlVflnr. thy, seconded by Mr. W. Cleaver, and car ried, — ' That the secretary be empowered to write to Mr. Crouch, calling his attention to the dangerous state of the river crossing at Never Never Plain, and -asking him if he would ngain have it filled in with gravel.' It was proposed by Mr. E. Furbcr, seconded liy Mr. C. 'McCarthy, and carried,— ' That the secretary- be -empowered-to write to the Minister for Lands, through Mr. McLaughlin, M. P., urging upon him the advisability of opening for homestead selection tha parcel of res...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
THE NOTED FURNISHING ESTABLISHMENT OF SYDNEY NOTED FOR THE SUP1SHIOR QUALITY OF GOODS. NOTED FOR RRASQ^AB^EJ PHICDS CONSISTENT WITH BE-.' LIABLE FURNITURE. NOTED FOR I M AIJiJNSIjI STOCK DISPLAYED IN 30 SHOWROOMS. AND NOTED FOR FA-IR DEALING— ONE PRICE FOR ALL. A, HALL AND COMPANY f'OH FURNITURE, CARPETS, LINOLEUM, BEDSTEADS 4. BEDDINC, AND General Furnishing for House or Hotel. Hall's Estimates and Designs Free. Hall's New Illustrated Furnishing Grade for 1898, post free. Hall's Pack Conntry Orders Free. ' : ' ' A.. HALL AND COMPANY, The Universal House Furnishers, 501, 5G3, 505, 507 GEORGE STREET, BRICKFIELD HILL, SYDNEY TO THE ELECTORS OP RALEjCH ! GENTLEMEN, — The Parliament to which, in 1895, yon did me the honor of electing me as your representative having expired by effluxion of time, I consider it my duty to again offer my services, and become a Candidate foii your suffrages. 'In doing so, l am greatly influenced by the kindly and almost unanimous expressions of approval of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
STEAM TQ SYPMEY. ! ' ! The Fast Direct Route.- ' *,/ The Geo. W. Nicoll Line. i REGULAR WEEKLY SERVICE. The new Fast s.s. Excelsior, 400 tons , the ?favorite new s.s. Wollumbih, 300 tons. '???'-??? fpUFE s;s.. Excelsior., leaves GolFs Harbor. ...... JL Jetty every Sunday mornim;, at fl a.m., ; ' ?and leaves Sydney every Tuesday everting. ' The s.s. Woltumbin also calls as required, ftoth ^steamers have cold storage, of . most modern arrangement, and an impetus is now given to the dairying industries throughout the district. The Excelsior is electVic-jightcd throughout, and has' superior accommodations 'p ? 'for passengers. Steward and stewardess, and 'Jtr ladies' cabins and other , state rooms on &cck. d Fares between Cod's Harbor and Sydney— . Cabin, single £1; 10s., return £2' 10s ?Steerage £1. '' ? 1 . : . ? For further particulars, apply ?Best's Hotel,! — Cofl's Harbor, or to ?GEO. W. NICOLL, ? , . PaOific Wharf, Druitt^st., Sydney. The North. Coast STEAM ? NAVIGATION « ...
Church Services. WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
QkurcL. Services. WESLEVAN. ? Friday, July 8 — Coff'a 11 a rbor, 7 p.m. — lie i-. A. Graham. Sunday, July 10— v.; i Vana Glen, tl a.m. — Rev. A. Graham. . C'oramba; 3 p. thr— ? ,', Oi ,i\„ Upper Bucca, 7 p.m. — „ „ ' „ r: Bellingen, 7 p.m.— Mr. R. Griffith. Never Necer, 3 p.tii.—Mr.J. JJmlges. . Taylor's Arm ( 1 VelslCs), It a.m.—Mr'i D- Mogford. ?
BOWRA COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
BOWRA' COURTS. At Bowra on Thursday,- June 30,- several cases were disposed of. E. Gannon sued P. IIGiinessy for £9 2s., wages; a verdict waS. given for £7 10s., tire' amount offered by de fendant before going to court. A charge of assault by Gannon against HenneSsy was dis missed. Thomas Gill had a charge against Alexander AIcKay,'of abducting Minnie' Gill, aired lo' vears. Tlie unrtieS live at TaVlot'S Arm,- mill' the' Rirl lives with Mr. and Mrs. Me'Eny as Servant her father wanted her to leave' and go home, but she refused. The charge of abduction was dismissed. Gill also Sued McKay for assault, but this was likewise dismissed. ? Mr. Mclienzie appeared for the defendant in each case ; lie also announced that another cas'e of alleged trespass, in vfliich he acted for one party, had been with drawri. P. Owens summoned Cornelius O' Uonnell for using bad language to him. Tlie' case waS dismissed. Mr. MoKenzie ap peared for plaintiff. Another case of alleged assault, in which Mr. Mcl...
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
'CRICK2T 'j The. . Fernmount criekdt club anhnal ' meeting was heltl ht Black's Imperial H^tel;: on Saturday ni^lit last. Thev nnnuiil ? report* showed jthe receipts for tho year to have been £12 9f ani|' tholfependiture £13, 12s. Sd- jAn, nmounfc of li3s.' cli'ie to the club lias yet to be TeceiVed, leaving a final actual deficit of 8s. 5d. Mr.'A. Tyson was awarded the batting trophy with r'ah^ average of 15-12. for. 20 Innings, Mr. A. Black being second, with 18*2 for 5 innings, and Mr. W; D; Higgins third with 12 for 12 innings. Mrs 'William; Carney annexed the bowling trophy with an average of 5-2, Mr. Hector Greer being close up with 0-57 ; Greer did tho lion's shnre of tho bowling and tonk by far the most wiekcts, and for this he was. deservedly awarded a trophy offered, by Messrs Baker for the first century by a local' 'player on Fernmount wicket. No one scored the cen tury. Mr, A. Tyson got Messrs. Batter's trophy for the highest individual/score with (18 not out, and Mr. It...
THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
THE; RAI.NFALL. ? Through the courtesy of Messrs. Baker Bros.,- of Fernmount,- we are enabled to give sotae interesting figures as to the rainfall on the -Bellinger. , Mr. VV. A. Johnston, post master at; Bowra, kindly supplies the figures for that district. .During the-mpntli of June this;yea'r tlieVfjill amounted to 20 inches 57 points';.:tor' tli'}? fame month of last year it was' 7 inches : i)t. points. . ' During the six months ending June 30 this year, 50 inches 83 points, fell : during; 'the same-period last year tho tall was 19 inches 04 points. The total rainfall for I89o was70 inches 8 points ; for 1896 it was 43 incties 44. points; for 1897 the total was 47 inches 65 points. The total for the first six months of this year is, as atated, nearly 51 inches, or more than the total for tne wliolo of either of the two pre ceding years. At, Bowra, during June of this year, 19 inches 77 points fell oil 14 days, 11$ inches falling on one day, June 22.
THE ROADS AND BRIDGES VOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
THE ROADS AND BRIDGES VOTE. How the Government fix up an alleged surplus: In 1892 the Dibbs Government spent £758,000 on roads and bridges ; in IS93 they spent £021,000. The Roid Government ill 1890-97 spent only £547,000, and . for 1S97-9& they sptint only £47(5,000 up to May 31, or on a monthly average £519,000 to the ?end of the year on June 30. In this sum. were included £45,000 for contingencies and £34,000 for salaries, these items being charged to the loan account, a dishonest method of financing,' Uecajtse the, money being saved from revenue goes to make a bogus surplus, while the public debt is increased by the amount-. The sum spent during the year ended June 30 last is the smallest spent on roads and bridges for the last ten years or more. Further; particulars tjbput thc„ roijds vote, taljcn.frpin Hansard, 'will Be putilislied in next, issue. The figures given are taken irom JJaimrd -?£ June 28, page 2ij§,
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD. ~ Fboji tho Bendigo (Vic.) Independent wo take the following: — The oldest man in Bendigo. was Mr. .Michael Sheehan, of Bridge street, who died on . Wednesday last (June 8). Had he lived lifl September, 17 he would have. been 100 years old. He was remarkably well preserved: for his years and, though nnnltlp th rrnf. nhnnh Ito timl fit!) ttnosno^mn /\F his faculties till' within a few days of his death. He was born iu the county of Water ford, Ireland, in 1798 and remained there, farming, until. liejwas GO years old. Then he came to Victoria when the gold fever was at its height in ;1859. , His, father Michael Sneelian,; lived to the age , of 103 years, and his brother was oveft 100 years old when'lie died. The deceased was only once under the care of a doctor jiu the whole of-his long life, except when helmet with a serious accident in 1809. The Rev. J. J^ Ahern, n grandson of the deceased, who twice visited this district', and brother of the 'Itev. P. W. Aher...
AN HOTEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
AN HOTEL CASE. . At Macksville on Wednesday, before Messrs. E. I-Iitchins ami W. ? Barry, Js.P,, Robert Gordon asked for an order to enable hiin to ejuut Colin C. McDougall from an hotel at Narabbcca Heads/ so that he (Gor don) might re-enter, Gordon'Jmd previously promised McDougall a lease, b tit changed hia n». IMUSB1 VU jJU UUl. Mr. Gilfillan ap|Kiarcd for plaintiff, and Mr. McKenzie for jlefendant; f'l'he, latter took the preliininaryj objectibii ..tliat tlie suiiunons had not been served on ilefendaht, but on his wife; it shouldjhave been read over and ex plained to her, lind there was no proof that this had been done. Mr. MeKenzie further contended - that, the summons should have been, served thr^e clear days before the hold ing of thecoiirt.' The objections were upheld, and the case was.dismisscd. The matter was immediately afterwards amicably settled by the, parties,. Mr. Gordon giving Mr'. McDougall a iease Tof the . hotel premises till February 1 next., , '?-; ?-
THE ROSEDALE, [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
THE ROSEDALEi The steamer Roscdale left Sydney for the Bellinger, via Port Macquarie, on Monday at 3 p.m., and crossed in at 7.30 p.m. on Tues day. She brought 20 tons of geueml cargo, and 15 head of cattle for Mr. F. T. Malt'.iews. Her passengers were Mrs. A Id red, Miss Robin son, and Messrs. Matthews,- Shipman, Cow ciery, r lynn, ann nowarii. i ne Bteaniur iett for Sydney on Wednesday morning, taking 1091 bags of maiste, 195' pigs, 9 cans creamy 10 cases fruit, eggs) hides, etc. Iler passen gers were Mrs. O'Connor, M^s. Bennett, rtnd Miss Bennett. Tlie' Kosedale is, expected to' ieaeh here again to-'morrow (Saturday).
WESLEYAN QUARTERLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
WESLEYAN QUARTERLY MEETING. i THE quarterly meeting of the Bellinger Wesleyan '.Circuit was held iu the church at Bellingen on Thursday, June 30. There was a good attendance, and the circuit clergyman, Rcv.'A. Graham, presided. The meeting was very encouraging, tho reports showing that good work was hoing done and a distinct advance hat) been made. An approximate uaiancc-siicet snowed tnar. nnanciai matters balanced, fairly, and tho Sunday schools re port was very favorable. It was decldcd to erect a parsonage at Rellingcn, at a cost of £200, and the Rev. A. Graham informed Hie meeting that the Rev. 15*. J. Rodd, President o£ the-Conference, would lay the foundation block, probably during September. It was arranged, that a;self-denial' effort should take' place in August; in uid of the circuit funds. Before the meeting closed, a resolution ex pressing sympathy towards .the .Rev. J. W. Harrison in. his recent bereavement, by tho death of Mrs. Harrison, was unanimously carried, and th...
THE M'SHARRY CASE AND MR. M'LAUGHLIN, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
THE M'SHARRY CASE AMD MR. M'LAUGHLIN, M.P. When' Mr. Lynn's motion of censure on tho Reid Government was being de bated in the Legislative Assembly, several members on the Government side tried to slander Mr. Barton over the McSharry arbitration case. It was also} urgod that Mr., Barton and Mr.- 11. E.; O'Connor did, while niomb'ers ' of the' n:ku„ tii:, iani_o.i nn/.nn) n1 i/l UUJ A.i-miai.ijr. .. brief in a law caso against the Crown. Of, course, the Opposition pointed out tliat Mr.'Reid acted -in a caso against, tho Marine Board, although that' Board is in his own department; to preside over which he is paid £1500 or thereabouts every year. Mr.- Reid,, however, can do no wrong in tlio oyc3 of some of s the Sydney frcotrade papors, or ,? in), tlio eyes of his seryilo following .of freetraders, socialists,' iind labor members in. parlia ment. The facts of tho McSharry caso are that McSharry, a big railway con tractor, claimed a very largo sum of money from tho Government, and, in s...
THE TIME FOR VOTING [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
THE T'lMti FOR VOTING; Ik Parliament last week tho Premier brought in a bill to extend tlie hour of polling on clectiiin ilay to C o'clock iu the evening. Mr. McLaughlin in speaking on the question said that the hours should only be extended in populous centres where the extension might be of somo benefit. It was not wanted in the country, anil mistakes would be made throilL'll votes l-mm»- rprnnlm! npf(«r ,1'trl.' M r John Norton sai l the electoral right system disfranchised thousands of electors ; he moved ns an amendment '? that electors' rights be abolished.' The Government and the labor party opposed this and the amendment was: lost by 45 votes to' 28. Mr. McLaughlin voted for Mr.5 Norton's amendment, and so .did.Mr..Frnnk:Ularkc. The bill to extend ? the time to 0 p.m. was carried.
A FAITHFUL TRAITOR. CHAPPER XV. [Newspaper Article] — The Raleigh Sun — 8 July 1898
A FAITHFUL TRABTOR. ClIAPL'ER XV. As Saville sat musing with. increased zest over tho story of his old wrong.; there crept into his heart a new mil fiercer resentment against tho young man whose moral rain 'had lieeii his life's task. IIo saw before him now not merely the usurper of his past, but the conqueror of his future— tlmt wonderful, a\most incompvuhonsiblyrbcniitifiil future which Fnto, with mischievous cruelty,L had withheld from his touch, even from his imagination, until now. ihrougn out the history of his life, from youth to early manhood, from manhood on' t6 early age, love for any creature save himself had boon unknown to Richard Savillo. ^He': had not lived his life with out the society of women. He had been courted, and his vanity- had responded ; 'to' tho admiration of many ; hut lie had ''' never cared more deeply for ono than for ?another- — he had never,, even for on hour, become the thrall of a single °orer ? whclming - passion. -He had- admired ' women as beaut...