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ALIGNMENT OF STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
ALIGNMENT OF STREETS. Tiiö following 'letter has also been banded to us liy Mr. T. .Baillie, for publication : Department bf Lands, Sydney, ^ . _ 13th'April, 1877. SIR,-Wi wk reference to tho communication of the 2nd February Jiist, .addressed by you as Chairman of a meotihg'of certain inhabitants of the Township of Lismore, hold at tho Court Houso there, on tho 2ßth January last, requesting that instructions may be given to align and mark tho (cavríago and footways in that /Township, 1 ani directod $o. inform you, that it is tho practice of this DépartiÁont not to survey for aligiimont tho,, streets bf t any town not ineludod within a Municipality, and as tho, tówii of Lismore is not within a MimicipiiÛty yo ur rôqûest fcannot be comphod with. , I liiívo, &CÏ, _ AV. W. STEPHEN. To James Saillie}. ÍJsq.'j Chairman of tho Meeting, Lismore. ."....
Correspondence. THE TOWN COMMON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
Correspondence. THE TOWN COMMON. THE following letter on the above subject has been courteously handed to us by Mr. T. Bawden, M.P., for publication : Colonial Secretary's Office, Sydney, 5th April, 18771 Sm,-With reference to your communications of the lat of October, 1875, and 29th January, 1870, addressed to the Secretary for Lands, respecting tho appointment of Trustees of tho Lismore Common, I am directed by tho .Qolonial Secretary, to stato for tho information .and, guidance of the persons interested in the aboyenientionod Common, that if Trusteos wore iiqt elected in January last in accordance with the 'requirements of tho Commons Regulation Act of T873, the names of five eligiblo persons should "be submitted for nomination by tho Governor in Council, as Trustoos of tlio Common. I have, &c, ... HENRY O'HALLORAN. To T. Báwueh, Esq., M.P., Grafton.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
Bichmond River Ágricúiturál and ?ifiEôrticultural Society. THE THIRD ANNUAL MEETING oí «ie above SOCIETY will bo hold in CASINO on THURSDAY, 25th MAY: i . Tho SCHEDULE will sliórüy böy-Puulishod, and ENTRY FORMS, twhieh 'ahjpnld bo applied for early, caii.be. obtained of^JJnvSocrotariCs. Tho COMMITTEE -HASÍNESTLY SOLICIT tho CO-OPERATION; Of all r SPéiWons in the District in cariying through tne\abóve SHOW. ALEXR. J. SIMPSON; JEFFREY GRIME, Joint Honorary Secretaries'.
The Intercolonial Exhibition. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
Hie Intercolonial Exhibition. THE ninth Metropolitan Intercolonial Exhi- bition of New South "Wales, was formally opened at noont his day (Tuesday 10th April,) by His Excellency Sir Hercules Robinson. In point of numbers, extent, brillancy, and novelty of exhibits, the Exhibition of 1877 far surpassed any previous exhibition. The weatner was all that could be desired-clear, and gloriously fine. At ten o'clock the gates were thrown open, and up to noon one continual stream of people'poured, through the gates. The ladies toilettes were unusually brilliant, and added considerably' to the appearance of the lawns ?of Prince Alfred Park. There was, as was tobe expected, a very large attendance "of tho public. From 10 'o'olock in tho forenoon, when tho gates were opened to ticket-holders, people began to flock in in great numbers, until, by noon, Bevenil thousand persons had passed through the gates. The majority, of course, entered tho building, the only attraction outside being the agric...
Floods and Droughts. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
Floods and Droughts. Ik reviewing the seasons of 1876, ?and the 1 meteorological results, the Saturday ' Review ' observes, in reference to floods and droughts .; '-" Up to -a certain point, the cure for floods is also the t:ure for drought. It is plain that we cannot-abolish our system of agricultural drainage. The water must continue to be removed from the land. But the whole of it need not, as now-, bo carried efl" into the rivers, and thence into sea. It would be possible to store a great deal of it in tanks( where it would be available foi' future use. "For farm purposes rain-water thus kept would bo ns good as spring-water, if not better. It would not be equally suited for human consumption ; but, if wc consider what sort of water is aotually consumed by a great number of persons, we shall not be disposed to insist very strongly on tho im- purity of rain-water. In villages it is usually impossible¡ before analysis, to feel any certainty that a given well is not polluted by sew...
Crusade in favor of the Claimant. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
Ci osado in favor ol' thc Claimant. THE Executive of the , Magna Charta' Asso- ciation have issued a proclamation, signed by Dr. Kenealy; M.P., condemning the course adopted by Mr. De Morgan in threatening to raise 100,000, men ,from all parts of the .kingdom and march at their head to the House of Commons, to demand the release of the Claimant from Dartmoor. The procla- mation states that the proposition is illegal and dangerous, and that it was by a similar demonstration in the last icentury that the Gordon Mots. were inaugurated, in which riots London was sacked by a disorderly mob, the gaol of Newgate,'thrown open, and lives und- property to a iarge extent sacrificed. All .Magna Charta Societies are therefore 'enjoined to take no part in the proceedings. Mi'. 'De Morgan, who is travelling from the country on a lecturing tollu, said in. 'one of his recent addresses that he fully intended before the middle of March to .gather upwards of 100,000 men to support him in his' demand fo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
Lismore Albert Cricket Club, THT.S DAY ^SATURDAY) 21ST APRIL. SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING of MEM . BERS;, CluOlen&o received; COMMER- CIAL SOHOOL7at7?-p»»U , WM. OSBORNE HARMAN, Honorary Secretary. , POE SALE. 3 OA i\(\à IRON/iARK SHINGLES, in' fO\J.\j\J\J "ÏJotgj/i suit Purchasers. Apply,, to GEORGE NIfflHOfiS, Thxania Oreok,. or to,, E. COLEMAN, Storekeeper, Newtown Stores. ?i? d i: is a?. ASIXTRb0MEÍ). HOUSE) and Detached Kitchen, and One Ayre of LAND, with all necessary Outhouse^, Milkirig-yurd, Cow- bail, Etc.j tho ProportySliLOnuiiuE FHENOH. Apply to G. FRENCH, oli tïi&>Prêmises, next door to Mrs. Barker's Stoijb, Gundurimba. ci? o is rr i j-. r> ¿ ii s: rnËNDÉRS aro Invited' for the ERECTION J. and COMPLETION of tho proposed PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDINGS at WAR- DELL. Specifications may hp soon on applica- tion to Mit. J.- M. HÂ^ÏAVARD, Honorary. Secretary to tho Public Solnipl Board at that placei io whom Tenders jnustS-y addressed on or before the. 30th APRI...
The Suez Canal. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
The Suez Canal. A's far as we could see) the cautil "was as" straight as an arrow! , The high banks, slop- ing to the water; along file edge of which grow ii few hardy slirutisj seemed to draw together at the further end! t The width of water line in the deep cuts is 1ÖÖ feet, the de'ptli 26 feet, the total length 1ÖÖ niilfes. It grew monotonous in the course pf half an hour-the interminable banks'like grey walls away above our heads! There was nothing to edt or drink, save what chanced to be; remaining in our baggage! Tile cabin -was too small to smóké in ; tlie wind on deck wusj whistling like Lt hurricane; and therefore w'e dil subsided .into ti state of abgebt misery! Alt' tlitit moment the iirip'orttuit facts' tíoncerri ing the construction of tho canal--facts which I will riot rëcdll to your memory iit this late (lay-were not of the slightest interest to us" The moori rose over tlie top of tho embank- ment and amused us for a little time with a now effect'! -.-v^rit the canal ...
COURT SITTINGS. Grafton, 19th April. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
COURT SITTINGS. .'Grafton) 10th Apíiíi . 1 At the . Circuit' Court Sittings held "yesterday, the lad Thompson pleaded guilty to ; a 'charge; of 1 horsc-stéaling, 1 and : was 'sentenced tb ' twelve months imprisonment. Mary Farrell, charged with stealing money, to six months' imprisonment m Darlinghurst. 'Gaol, .james Melvin, found guilty pf an* 'attempted rapé on ii girl liot 10 y dark- old, two years' imprisonment in Parramatta Gaol.. A large riuinbër Of: pliople were present. ; At this day's sitting's Elizabeth Mcculloch 'chargèd with stèaimg from Henry Duncan) 'acquitted. Burke for a chargé of attempted' ?rape on Elizabeth McCulloch was acquitted. . ;. . .r-: . ?. '?' , April 20. - John McLennan oh a chargé of- "shooting with intent te kill, was acquitted.. The trial lusted until half-past three this after- noon
American Immigrants for Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
American Immigrants for Australia.' NEW York, Feb. 3. Tin's afternoon tho first load pf immigrants from this to a foreign country. left this port for Australia. The Colonial Government of New South Wales, desirous of' abtaining a largo number of men to work upon the projected railways that await construction in that country, authorised the firm of Ii, W". Cameron and Co., in this city, to provide for the shipment of mon of the right sort, who "were tb he charged' 40do* each for their passage to- Sydney. A large number, of applicants.- appeared to answer to the adyertísement for immigrants, from which number ,99 were Selected and assigned to berths on the barque "NT. : Boynton, of 1800 tons, commanded by Captain Blanchard. The Barquej Sierra devada, will soon follow thp ^Boynton with a, larger compliment of imniigmiitá'. . .'rî.uolher ., JJ&lt;ow."Y»>i-k paper says :-Tho sailing of the barque, N. Boynton to-day, harrying, out ninety-nine passerigei'i] boiiiid for Sydney) N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
-NÖTIGE. ' rt^^ ',r^ÔIÏTHÉRN- STXR" in published at I J- -LISMORE, Sn tlio RICHMOND RIVER DISTRICT., every: SATURDAY MORNING, and ''is despatched'by the first Mails to all part« of ' the Distrfcjfc'and Colony. 'Tho-'-Advertising: Scale » will-be as'follows : . . , , n. d. Fi rat iúclí íeightlínós)' and'und'ör .. 2 0 Kveiy additional iuéh 1 0 .Births, Márriages,'-*lnd Deaths . ... '2 0 A liberal 'áud'-vtomúe;'vwill''be iàlào' for 'Standing: . Advertisements,''but'no lo"\vèr rate'will''be ' accepted : than IR. au inch. Tabular advertis«toelfts"will bc^ehuíged.- double ' the abóte' rates. No ndveVtiBenïfcïit "?'mil ''be ''booked1 to » a"rion : subscribo]!tar a hJfee 'changé than 2s.->'16tt. Tho number' of Snseriions'^us^'bd'-wrft'lien'Mri the ' face of euch advértisetaeüt^otheívH^o they wfll'/be : published 'until "icuntdrnianueä, ''and"'Charged'.'for : accordingly.; 'ttirä.'no countertutffld-Sffll "be^'-valld '?unless given'in^xèfiting. . Orders to alter" or mthdraV'ààvéMiseWénW'ni...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
PRESBYTERIAN" OHUROH. Thé Rev. Fi FRASER M. A;j Will(D.V.) preach at WYRALLAH-On April 8ft, at ll a.m., and '.Gundurimba, at 3 p,m. ; Woodburn, April 15thi,.at ll a,m., mul Coraki, at 3 p.m. ; Wyrallah) - April, 22nd, , at ll' u.in:, ? and LiBiHÛiô, aäb'3 p.m." ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. The Rev. F. SCHUÍÍR, will (D.V.) say MASS at- '. ? LISMORE-On April 8th ; Coraki, April 16th ; Casino, April 22nd.
The Northern Star. Lismore, April 21, 1877. A MUNICIPALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
%\t llcrriljeriT ^hx. .'Lismore, April fei j 1877. ' A MUNICIPALITY. ALTHOUGH we do not, in this land, look forward to the approach of grim Winter, and his attendant, Jack Frost, with the., same :'dread that many* especially the . poorer classes, do in. colder cliniates, it cannot bo denied .that in -Many parts cf: Aus- tralia the advërit df the cool or i'ainy seäsöri much curtails the en- joyments, spirits^ wealth, and health, of ' those persons who, like ourselves, are 'fated to* play the part of pion- eer's, and win their.bfead iii',newly settled districts.» / This is the case now in this district, as the rain it raineth every, -day, and-, for some three or four months, to come pedes- trianism " will be .j a blatter of some difficulty, ánd as ihe youthful poet sings,- ' ,' " _ '; ^ _ ! v-tv!;It'is all slippoty,'sloppoty; - -J Here we gt» fioppiity} - ' ' / Into the mud. ?> Tn-this respect, we are sorry to say, Lismore forms no exception td the general rule; as situated on a ri...
New Fruits. THE GRAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
.Pîew-Fruits. . . '-THE . GRAPE. ' THIS valuable fruit has been well . cultivate* in many parts of thin Colony, but-BO fal" a. we learn, onjy very sparingly in this district .as yet, the .principal variety being the Isa . bella. -No. doubt the settlers here have f ounc &lt;as in Queensland that-many European varie ties would not suit -the climate, it being toi warm ; but in 'this direction again, ou: ? Queensland friends have been expeiimentin' - and the following having been proved there would suit this climate admirably, and prow . highly profitable tb "the cultivator both foi fruit and wine-making. "We have. som&lt; ? splendid- sites-for vine-growing here, and i: ? our friends would only .plant out a few oí . tile undermentioned sorts, what a land thii might bo : EUROPEAS.-White:-Early Chasselas .Hbyal Muscadine, Foster's White Seedling Diamant Traube, White Hamburgh, Xeres -Muscat Troveren, Chavoush, Chassela: Musqué, -Pineau blanc, '. Chantal. Red-: Wantage, Gri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
DIRBCTOBY. AUCTIONEERS.-A.. J. Simpson, R. G. Balnur, R. Burgess, and A. McCraokon, Casino ; G. 0. Britt, Lismoro; J. Ferry, Alstonville; J. Irwiu, Gundurimba ; AV. Gollan, "Woodburn. BANKS - COMMERCIAL - Managor-AV. H. Brako, Casino ; Docker, Lismore. CASINO SCHOOL OF AUTS.-Oflloera-Presi- dent : \V C. Bundook, Esq. ; Vico-prosidonts ¡ MesBi-s. J. Grimo and R. Barling; Scorotary: Mr. H. L. James ; Treasurer, Mr. A. J. Simp sou; Custodian: Master I. Askow. Opon, for tho present, on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings from 7 to 9-30 p.m. CHEMISTS.-J. Stocks, Canittba; AV. E, Recd, and J. P. F. A\ridker, Lismore. CLERGY.-Ohnreh of England-Honry Porter, B.A., and H. 3?. Newton ; Roman Catholic-F. Sohurr and M. Sheas Presbyterian Freo Church - Hugh Livingston ; Wesleyan AViUiam Glasson. COMMISSIONERS FOR AFFIDAVITS-ïst. S. Elliott, Lismore ; M. M. CampboU, and H. L. James, Casino-; AV. Wilson, Gundurimba ; John Sharpe, Ballina. DISTRICT COMMISSIONER IN INSOL- VENCY.-H. S. EUiott. IND...
Wardell [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] April 17th [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
Wardell. [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT,] April 17th &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THIS little township is again on the move in the shape of improvements―houses are being erected, and the members of the Roman Catholic church are preparing materials for the construction of a church. I think they fully intend to have one this time. I &nbsp; am surprised they have not had one before &nbsp; this, considering there are so many in this locality belonging to that faith; but better &nbsp; late than never. Tho Council of Education have called for tenders for the erection of School House and Teacher's residence, which, when complete, will be quite an ornament to this township. It therefore behoves the parents in this &nbsp; locality to send their children to school, as it will be very unfair on their part not to send them when the Council of Education offers such inducements for education; ...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 21 April 1877
i itdejil unil «General'Ncwáé ' THB>' BIOHJIO^D'ÍRIVBB.'.' AdRlÓUETÜTiAX ¡áÑD HoRTicOETOKAlí SOCIETÏ.-¿Our, Gasino corres- pondent writes us follows :-A Committee meet- ing was hold in tlió'ácHool of. ArtB, on Monday evening, Mr. F. B: Gully', 'Viccf-prèsiderit, in tho Gháir, Tho attendance was , not large, as the weather waá' vóry we'tl- aiid it few of your sup- porters from Deep Greek, deserve grout credit for coining so fa? Under tho circamstance's. The minutes of thd proviens mooting we're read, and also, a letter from tho Bands Department, to tho Secretaries; in reply-to Jan e application- for two acres of ground in thc .-Market Reserve, for the use of the Society. Tile Secretaries wore re- ferred to Mr. District Surveyor Donaldson's report on this' application, in ;which that gentle- man suggests a block of ten aores in .Light or Livision Streets, in place of tho two acres asked . for,-the former hoing better' ñdnptéd to the Society's ronuiremonts, while .the latter will bo...
Late European News. [From the S. M. Herald.'] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 April 1877
., Lute European "Sews. - [From the. fl. M. Herald.'] .' i Lee, one of tho perpetrators of tho Mountain, Meadow massacre, lias been executed. He made a confession -implicating Brigham Young. He said he oidy did as he was ordered, and was promised celestial rewards. His confession caused great sen sation at Salt Lake. ? A number of Bashi-Bazouks hn.vo plun dered and burned two Herzegoviniau villages, and murdered u number of their inhabitants.- .", A l-esolutioii iii favour of the union of New Brunswick and . Princo Edward's Island has. been carried by ; tho Nova Scotian Legislature. . . . Au Amsterdam banker has offered Russia a loan of twenty-five million roubles at 8 per cent., but.insisted-upon disarmament, and no further / loan for five 'yearn. ' . The offer was declined. The ' Times ' cites this as-a proof of the bad state of Russian credit. It is said that recent Socialist trials have revealed' .unexpected ramifications of . the i movement in tho higher classes, and also in th...
The Social System oT the Ant. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 April 1877
Thc Social System oT thc 'Ant' WE oro all familiar with the ant, and to some extent with tho colonizatibns of their communities, but observations have revealed some extraordinary qualities in ? these little insects. - Sir John Lubbock lately delivered a lecture, at the Royal 'Institution, on the ant, ? I in which, what he said is thus siunmarised by the .'Spectator':-".Modern ants are very ' conservative ;, that.they will keep to tho tracie by which they have first found their way - to food, mther than try a short cut winch would - shorten it by a great - many feet ; that they will go a very" long way round, rather than jump tho third "of an inch or fill'up a crevice of that breadth with fino mould provided for theni ; that ' they -~ pref or the priest's and Levite's - part to the . Samaritan's, not taking the trouble to " dig a comrade out of light mould iis they. pass by on the : other ' side ; that they distinguish between the ants of their own nest and strangers, and'that if a m...