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A SWINDLER FOILED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
A SWINDLER FOILED. Tho Government of the tiny Repub lic of San Marino, it is reported from Rome, has nearly fallen a vic tim to the wiles of an internitional swindler, who approached the council of regents with an alleged offer from Mr Fierpont. Morgan to ro-organise thCf Republican (iiiiiiici.s' by., means of a money lottery expected to yiekl. L120.000 net profit. For this Mi Morgan, the self-styled agent hinted, wcu Id accept the title of duke. As for himself (the agent), ho would content himself with a high decora tion and the rank of Consul-General of the Republic in the Unite 1 States. If this were granted him he would, so fie said, immediately arrange mat ters with Mr Pierpont Morgan. The authorities received these proposals with joy, but some of the more pru dent spirits thought fit to make some some discreet inquiries first. Of this tho would-be financial middleman 'seems to have got wind, for he disap peared a-J mysteriously as lie had come.
The Pocket. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
The Pocket. Several farms havo changed hands here lately. Mr, Jno Hawkins has sold his farm, adjoining Mr. Jno. Torrens, at £24 an acre, the purchaser boingMr. : T. Torrens. Mr. W. Perkins has disposed of his farm to Mr. J. Hawkins, at £17 per aero. Mr Perkins is going to the Dorrigo to settle. Ho is to be fare welled and givon a presentation in tho Pooket Hal 1 on Friday night.
WHO LAUGHS LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
WHO LAUGHS LAST. . The Zurich district court was the scene of an amusing incident recently. Tho case Was the outcome of a quarrel between a German resident of Zurich and a Swiss citizen. The latter had indulged in some strong epithets at the expense of the Ger man, who forthwith brought an nc.tinn fni* rlpfnmntinn nl character. Soon after the proceedings opened the .Swiss defendant, apparently a hot-headed individual, incurred a fine for using intemperate language in court, whereupon a broad smile of malicious satisfaction overspread plaintiff's face. Eventually, defend ant- made an offer of L2 to settle the matter in court, which proposition tho judge strongly advised plaintiff to accept. The German, how iver. disdainfully refused, on the ground that his income was L20 per month, and that L2 was not coinmonsurate with the injury done to a man of his position. A whispered conversation then ensued between the judge and the clerk of the court, who consulted the local tax rog-ister. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Stubborn as a Mule. — A bad cough is more stubborn than a mule, and, if the right method is not used, it is more difficult to conquer. Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery for Coughs, colds, and Consumption conquers the most stubborn casos. It is a safo and certain romedy for coughs, colds, and all lung troubles. Small dose. Pleasant to take. Every bottle guar anteed. For sale by Bennott & Sons. Why Go Hungry.— If your stomach is weak and:you are Suffering irom indigestion, don't sacrifice your health and comfort. Eat all tho wholesome food you want. Then take one o! Dr Sheldon's Digostivo Tabules after each moal. They digest your food, and thus nourish and build you up, while the stomach is recovering its natural tone. For sale by Bennott & Sons.
STRANGE STORIES. FROM THE FOREIGN PRESS. JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
STRANGE STORIES. FROM THE FOREIGN PRESS. JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE. A member of the editorial start cf ' L'Intransig'Oant,' M. Ilenri Roche fort's noted organ, has l-layed a neat trick on tho French War Office. M. Cheron, Undo:- Secretary of Stato for War,- is a zealous inspector of barracks, and the journalist, who bears a striking resemblance to M. Cheron, was desirous of sODing the inside of tho infantry barracks on the ^Boulevard Lanncs himself. With two companions, ho drove .up ono night in a motor-car, and curtly calling out to tho sentry ' Night inspection !' entered the buildjng. The guard on duty respectfully saluted, and the In spection of tho dormitories at once began. Tho ' Intransigeant' man had many faults to find with the system and the general arrange ments, and after having dealt out blamo to all and sundry for moro than an hour he took his departure. The next morning the ' IntranEi gcant' came out with a full story of the ' inspection,' to the great an noyance, it ma...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Cricket. Below we give scores of match Mullumbimby v Main Arm, played on Thursday last ; and match Main Arm j v Mullumbimby Creek, played last Saturday. Main Arm — First Innings, P Troy, c and b Wilson ... ... 0 ? H King, b Wilson ... ... 5 E. Broomham b Dakin ... ... 10 F Inskip b Wilson ... ... 0 R King, b Wilson ... ... 6- * E Smith, b Wilson ... ... 3 L King, c Wilson b Walsh ... 2 A Harrigan o Wilson b Walsh ... 6 ®. Thompson, b Walsh ... - ..; 4 B McKenzie, b Walsh ... ... 0 J Law, not out ? ... 1 Sundries ... ... . 4 Total ... ... 41 Mullumbimby — First Innings. . J Richards, c L King b Broomham 1 W Richards b Troy ... ... 5 H Dakin. bE King ... - ...- 0 H Turnbull, b H King, ... ... 4 W Walsh, b H King ... ... 8 A Wilson, c L King b Troy ... ' 0 W Mclnnes, b H King ... ... 2 ? RHagerbaum, b H King .i. 1 T Torrens, b Troy ... 0 W Allen, not out. . ... ... 0 FTurnbull, stumped ... .... ''1 Sundries ... j/fT ... 2 Total ... . ... 24 Main Arm — Second- Innings. ? F Inskip, b Wil...
RE-ENACTED A CRIME. LADY MACBETH IN REAL LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
RE-ENACTED A CRIME. LADY MACBETH IN REAL LIFE. Tho Austrian woman Francisca Klein, who was sentenced to penal servitude for life last April for the murder of Johann Sokora, a woalthyi old man, has in a fit of hysteria re enacted the crime. At midnight she got out of bed and wont through tlio wholo of tho murder swnc. She dancod and sang to an imaginary Sokora— who waa Imrcrsoniiced by a pillow plaeed on her bed — and implcrod him to givo her . money. Presently sho crept across the room and fetched a towel, with which sho strangled hor victim. Sho then called to her husband to come and help her, and weht through tho grucscino pantomime of rifling tho dead man's pockets, afterwards disposing of tho supposed body in a shoot. Ulsimatoly sho was ovcrcoino by fear, and attempted to dash ^ hcr head against tho wall. ?,
MULLUMBIMBY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Mullumbimby Creek;. S Murray, c L King ... ... 1- F Reminton, run out ... ... 1 A Parrisl^^^^j^HMMMMB^b^) — Mii' 'R Newbury, b Inskip ... ... 7 C Gibson, c Broomham b-Inskip O R Brooke b Inskip .., ... 1- W J Staines, not out ... ... 20 A O'Neil, b Broomham ... ... 13 J Livingston, b Inskip ... ... 4 Suudries ... ... ... 4 Total... - ... 65 Main Arm. R King, c C Murray b' Gibson ... 2 F Inskip, b Murray, ... 0 ' E Broomham, c Gibson, b Murray 13. A Smith, b Murray ... ... 4t L King, b Staines ? 26 M. McCIintock c Livingstone b . Staines ... '... .... 6 F Thompson, l.b.w, b Staines ... 1 W Williams, b Murray ... ; ... 0 W'Cooper, b Staines ... ... 0 A Livingstons, b Murray ... 0 J Law, not out ... ... ... ? 2 Sundries ... ... ? ... 11 Total ... ... 65
Terrific Storm at Ballina. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Terrific Storm at Ballina. Report of above for month ending 24tli January, 1907, One of the most terrific storms yet witnessed . in Ballina (says the N. O. Beacon) swept over. the town on Friday between 5.3Q and .6 p.m. The heat during the day was not ex cessive, though it appeared from 2 p.m. that a storm was brewing in the south-west. By 4 p.m. heavy clouds, hanging low, began to bank up in the direction of Broadwater, which later in the day had travelled more west ward till they approached Ballina al most from due west. At the time the storm burst a slight breeze was blow ing from the north;'which evidently drove the clouds seaward. Several sharp flashes of lightning, accom panied by distant claps of thunder .preceded the storm, which represenioJ the bursting of a waterspout. Hail stones one-third of aii inch in diam eter continued to fall for a quarter of an hour till they had formed in heaps against walls and other protected parts. The causeways wore over flooded in a few minut...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
—GENUINE— Jlearing-out Sale At Upper Hurringhar, on Friday, February 15th, , ON TUP: FARM. » Recount of A. MiNNAHAN, Esq. the whole of his M/ell-selected HERD. . For Positive Unreserved Sale, At 12.20. Luncheon at 12 IT AS, PARRISH itiul P. SMITH and ?I SON, Auctioneers (in conjunction) Save boon favoured with instructions prom A. Minaahan, Esq., to sell by public auction, on Friday, February 15, fcomtnencing nt 12.30, tho whole of his [Choice Herd, as follows ; — 127 Cows, milking, all on tho first calf [8 Li Forward and backward Springers [ (From the South Coast and Big Scrub) 3 | D Poddy Heifers ?t Heifers, 9 mouths 3 Steers, ono 2i years old 05 Gallon Porfoct Separator, Cream Cans, and sundries 1 Active spring cart Maro, 4 yrs., any trial 1 Saddlo and bridle. Terms at Sale, Also, on account E. S. Barter, Esq., immedi ately after Mr. Minnekan's sals 50 Choico South Coast Heifera, forward and backward springers. Homomber Friday nest, at Upper Burring ' bar, at 12.30 Regular Fortni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Pianoforte Teaching. Miss Alma White IS prepared to receive Pupils for the Pianoforte. 'Theorj And Practice thoroughly (taught. Pupils prop are for Trinity -Colle;ge 1 ^Examinations; Terms on aplicat'ion. .Architects and Builders, (Late of. Sydney) -inrriSK -to notify tile public -that ' Y V tliey have started in Business iin Mullumbimby in the above line. ' No 'fees charged for -plans, etc. *if : :thc Building is erected by the firm. All -work faithfully -performed, and -dono in ft thoroughly tradesmanlike ' (manner. Charges modorate. Temporary Promises — Late 'Star'' -0.ffice, Burririgbar-strect. DAEIN BEOS. iBuilder & Architect. Chas. Speer W~ ' ISILES.'to ^notify to the public of; Mullumbimby and district, that die has commenced business here in .tho .-abovo -line. n C.S. Quis had ?wide -experience on the' . . iJu.i'Ji Const and in the Western dis-: 'jfriiyhf, an can guarantee -tho -utmost: isatisfaction in all branches of .the trade.' JPlans,prepared and estimates given...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
POST CARDS — Local viows and sconery, and all descriptions of Post Cards, from Id upwards, can be obtained at B, G. WHITE'S Stationery Depot. * * Departure. — Mr. W. J. McDonald has purchased a livory stable and coaching business at Tentorfiold, and takes his de parture for that town. In our business transactions with him wo always found liirn straiglitfor ward, and in wishing him success wo can recommend him to the Tentorfleld people. * # The Nursing Mother. — Who uses Dr. Sheldon's' Digestive Tabules not only keeps her own stomach porfectly -regulated, but imparts the glow of health to the cheek of her babe. Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules are mild but infall'ablej For sale by Bennett & Sons. * # Mr. W. R. Baker is having a tub silo built on his farm at Main Arm, with the object of goiug in for'ensilage This is the first silo that has been erected hero, and Mr. Baker is to be complimented on his progressiveness. We shall endeavour to give an ac count of it when completed. ...
Dairy Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Dairy Notes. Reported that dairying will take1 the place of maize growing on the' Belliger River. . A record cargo of butter was shipped from Byron Bay last weel , consisting 4200 boxes, part being for export direct. One thousand five hundred Kan- , akas havo returned to their homes, 2,500 have 6till to be repatriated. Quite a number of Maoris have taken to dairying in the Hawera (N.Z) district, and it is said that most of them appear to be willing and anxious to comply with the. necessary sanitary conditions with regard to milking sheds, yards, etc. Tho Minister for Works (Mr. Lee) remarked the other day that he had had a local instance of the general improvement that dairying ? brought in its train. He remembered the old days when, as the result of min ing -^'-rushes,' settlements sprang into existence like mushrooms, but he had seen places .grow just as rapidly as th« result of the dairying industry being established, there , being this difference, that the de velopment as tho re...
North Coast Co-op. Co., Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
North Coast Co-op. Co., Ltd Butter pay : — 8|d for A. 1. and ?£ forNo. 1, less ^d. to Export Reserve to make this rate. Quantity manufactured 433 tons. Second class 4J per cents Total paid away, £41,000. Cream : — Supply has been at its best, tho four wooks,boing our record out-puts, 92 tons was our previous largest output in one wook, but : this yoar our record was ,114' tons; : London market prices have -fallen, and prospoctB are not' encouraging. : Sydney marke t in Consequence haB re ceded also. Between Bales and con sigment wo havo 50o/o of our out-put going Homo. The bonus of id. per lb. on second class butter is added on to this month's accounts, and the dividends will bo included next month. All arrears on calls and allotments duo have been deducted this pay. Bacon — The supply of pigs has in creased considerably during the month, and the quality and weight has been very fair. The percentage of condomned has beon less. Refer ring to the latter, we believe it would be to ever...
EPIDEMIC OF FIRES. ARSON CONFESSED TO. THE CROYDON OUTBREAKS. "FOR PURE AMUSEMENT." [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
EPIDEMIC OF FIRES. ARSON CONFESSED TO. THE CROYDON OUTBREAKS. ' FOR PURE AMUSEMENT.' I' our young men stood in tho dock of Croydon Police Court on 16th November, and their presence in it means the removal of a nightmare which has haunted the corporation, the (no brigade, and the police lor over a year. They are directly re sponsible for the corporation having to build an expensive new clnet lire station, which Lord Mayor Trcloar will open on lO.h December in state, and they have cost the insurance companies and private owners nearly L100,000. ? They claim to bo tho authors of the epidemic of fires in Crovdon in the summer of last voar. and aro especially proud of the destruction of the timber yards of Messrs. tfod son nnd Dobson. which alone repre i-epresontod the following amounts : — Godson- and Dobson s timber. L50.000 : Weston and Wcstali, build ing materials. LlOO : .10.000 L.B. and S.O. Railway sleepers. Lo(,)0 : houses ol eight rooms. L500. When tile tiros were occurring last...
SUBSTITUTES FOR COPPER. POSSIBILITIES OF SODIUM. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
SUBSTITUTES FOR COFFER. ? POSSIBILITIES OF SODIUM. A tantalizing possibility is discussed by 'The Electrical World ' The high price of copper has for years inspired a search for something wtiich would serve equally well as ja. conductor of elec tricity, but would be cheaper. To a limi ted extent aluminium has been utilised for this purpose, but it is not an alto gether satisfactory substitute. It now appears that feasibility ot em ploying sodium has been under consid eration. Bujjit for bulk, sodium weighs only one-ninth as much as copper. Its conductivity is lower, but it is asserted that a pound of sodium will render three times the service now performed by a pound of the red metal. Just now sod ium Is a rather expensive article, be- 1 cause there is little demand for it. It is alleged, however, that If manufactured on a largo scale it could be produced for ] seven and a half cents a pound, or less than half the price now paid for copper. I Apparently, then, the work of carrying! ...
GREAT GERMAN LINER. ACCOMMODATES 2500 PERSONS. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
? GREAT GERMAN LINER. ACCOMMODATES 2H00 PERSONS. Tlio newest steamer of tho North Ger man Lloyd, the Kronprinzessln Ceeilie will be launched at the Vulcan Works, says the Stettin correspondent of the , 'Daily Mall.' in tho presence of the Crown Prince and Princess. The Crown Princess. after whom .the vessel is named, will christen the mammoth. The Ivronprinzessm Ceeilie has two i engines, indicating ?15.000-h.p. She is over 708ft long and 72ft broad, and has a depth (from keel to principal deck) of about -loft. The displacement Is about 20.000 tons, at a draught of 28ft. The vessel is built of best steel, with four decks, has four polo masts of steel, and four monster funnels, each of about 10ft in diameter and nearly 132ft high. : She can carry 700 first-class passen gers in 290 cabins. 340 second-class pas sengers in 107 cabins, and 7o0 third-class passengers, so that, including tho crew of GOO. she has accommodation for 2o00 persons. The inner architecture and fit tings. of the f...
MADAME CALVE. CELEBRATED PRIMA DONNA. ENGAGED TO A RICH NEW YORKER. SOMETHING ABOUT MR. HIGGINS. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
I MADAME CALVE. ' I CELEBRATED PRIMA DONNA. ENGAGED TO A RICH NEW ' YORKER. - , SOMETHING ABOUT MR HIGGINS. Recently a cable message stated that Madame Calve, tho celebrated French prima donna, had been ordered to pay damages to an impressarlo who had lost heavily by reason of the lady's conduct at the Royal Opera House in Dresden. It appeared that the soprano had lost her temper during a performance before Royalty, and had abused the leading tenor in unmeasured terms. Ills Majesty the King of Saxony, abruptly left the theatre, and gave orders that Madame Calve was not to appear in pub lic in the city again. ! Concerning this sweet-tempered lady's reported engagement of marriage to Mi Eugene Hlggins, of the New York Yacht Club, the Washington 'Evening Star' j ! publishes the following Interesting par- ' ticulars: — | Mr Eugene Higgins. has long been known as the richest bachelor in New York. His wealth has been variously estimated at from 20,000,000 to 40,000,000 dollars, mostly inh...
KOEPENICHO'S DUPES. SPANISH SWINDLER IN ENGLAND. OFFICERS ARE HOAXED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
KOEPENICKO'S DUPES. SPANISH SWINDLER IN ENGLAND. ? ? ? OFFICERS ARE HOAXED. The police are looking for a man be lieved to be a Spaniard, who has perpe trated several Impudent swindles in va rious parts t-£ England (writes the -baily Express' of the 28th November), lie has posed on each o£ the (lve occasions which have become public either as an officer in the Spanish navv or a yachtsman, and has victimised, among o-thers. a naval of ficer at Portsmouth, a boatman at (n-avesend. an inmate of Folkestone Hospital, and an artillery officer at Woolwich. I Those are the strange adventures of | Don Koepeniclio — who protests that ho Is Marquis de Lantide. and a hidalgo of Spain — in the pleasant and credulous : country of England, together with an a;- 1 count of the methods by which he spoiled the Egyptians — or. rather, the English — in the oourse of his travels: — | CHAPTER I. | Scene: Dover and Folkestone. Time: 21st 0::tobi-r. i His adventures began at Dover on the 21st October, when— ...
SHAKESPEARE OR RUTLAND? GERMAN AUTHOR'S "EXPOSURE." EXTRAORDINARY ARGUMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
SHAKESPEARE OR RUTLAND ? GERMAN AUTHOR'S ' EX- ! POSURE.' I EXTRAORDINARY A liGUMKN'r. I):- is.arl Bleibtreu s new book, in which lie announces his discovery thnt Roger Earl oi Rutland was the . author of all the plavs ascribod lor over throe hundred years to Shakes peare. was published in Berlin on 28th November. The ' Dtulv Express correspon dent states that the following are special points made against Shakcs pearo tho comedian by tho German | author -: — We learn one certain fact ircm the verses ridiculing the magistrate, viz.. that young Shakespeare was a brain less country bumpkin without a trace of literary talent. It has not even beon established at which theatres he acted, but it has been disco\ereil | that the tirst Shakespearian dramas were played by the Pembroke troupe, to which William Shakespeare did not belong. , This, however, would have been impossible at that time it . the comedian Shakespeare hatl really , been the author oi these dramas. j William Shakespeare was...