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ROMANCE OF HISTORY. CLAIM TO AN EARLDOM DISALLOWED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
ROMANCE OF HISTORY. CLAIM TO AN EARLDOM DIS ALLOWED. The Committee of Privileges of the House of Lords has held that Lord Mow bray has failed to make out his claim to the title of Earl of Norfolk. At present the title of Earl of Norfolk is carried by the Duke of Norfolk, but according to Lord Mowbray there is no Earl of Norfolk at present, and his peti tion is that the Crown will call it from abeyance in his favor as the. senior of three., co-heirs — Lord Petrie and Lady Berkeley being the other two. : All that he asks for Is the title, the acquisition o£ which admittedly will neither increase his pis-ession«. nor his lent-roll. His position ivuuld be enhanced, but- whether or not he would be premier earl Is a debateable point, as the earl dom of Arundel, which is held by the Duke of Norfolk, Is iegarc!ed by some authorities as an earlier creation. Nor does the title carry with it any heredi tary oflice, tlnd certainly rot the Earl Marshalship, which is vested in the Duke of Norfolk...
AFTER HIS WIFE. THE LONG CHASE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
AFTER HIS WIPE. THE LONG CHASE. After a long pursuit from London across tho Atlantic to Canada, and thence to New York, Mr James Taylor, said to be n Johannesburg millionaire, succeeded on 2Sth November in over taking Ills lleeing wife, who had sought shelter in an establishment of the Young Women's Christian Assocation at Phila delphia. An nngry scene followed, ana might have had a tragic end for the frightened, trembling woman had not detectives, summoned by tele phone by the manager of the institution, arrived, promptly snatched a pistol from (lie husband's hand, and arrested liirn on a charge of carrying a con cealed weapon. Mr Taylor is nn Englishman, of about fifty, and his wife Is a handsome Eng lishwoman ten years his junior. Ac cording to her statements, they left ' Johannesburg together three months ngo for a holiday in England. They stayed at the Hotel Cecil in London, where for some reason she determined to leave him. Sho went alone Io Paris before Mr Taylor traced her t...
An Ancient Mystery Solved [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
An Ancient Mystery Solved The mystery of the phantom ship - of Cape Horn, which, has puzzled superstitions mariners for centuries and led many vessels and their crews^' to a watory grave, has at last been solved, 'according to the 'Daily ?EXDress;' Ships from Europe to. Western America by way of Cape Horn have been startled by what seemed to be a derelict vessel with water washing over the decks. The Crown of Italy was one of the ships which sighted the supposed ? ghostly vessel in distress, and in going to its aid ran on a rock and was wrecked. Not along ago the Norweigan bargue Servia arrived at Seattle with the tale of a phantom ship which almost exactly corresponded to that given by officers of tho Crown of Italy. Owing to the Norweigan's strange story the United States Hydrogra phic Office instituted inquiries. At their request the Argentine Govern ment sent out a steamer which found that the apparition was due to a strange freak of nature. Among the black, jagged roc.ks that l...
The Labor Platform. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
The Labor Platform. The Labor Conference in Sydney adopted the following as the. party's fighting platform : — 1. Land and Finance — closer set tlement, State bank, graduated land tax, restriction of public borrowing, 2. Free Education ; technical, sec ondary, and university to be avail able on the bursary system to all children passing a qualifying test. 3. State pensions or annuities to residents of the State over 60 years of age and to invalids. 4. A Pnre Foods Bill and other legislation to effectively prevent the adulteration of foods and other articles of commerce. 5. The zone system of railway fares and freights. 6. Full civil and political rights to all State and municipal employees. 7. 'Industrial reform — (a) work ers compensation for accidents; (b) anti-sweating.' . . The Daily Telegraph says that ? ' the Labor party's new fighting platform, by domparison with crude Socialism, is gratifying,, practical and non-agressive. If tlio Labor Party taught by the progrer s;ve spiri...
Kempsey. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Kempsey. - . When the fire was at its height the spectacle was most awe-inspiring! The reflection of the flames could be seen 20 miles around Kempsey. Mr Maraun, manager of the E. S. and A. Bank states that all the documents in the Safe in the Central Kempsev branch were re covered intact. Mrs. Maclean, sister of James Russell, the recent victim of plague, died in the hospital from plague. Her little daughter is suffering from the disease, but is much better. The whole of Kempsey has been declared a plague-infected area. Two nurses have been sent from Sydney in case of emergency. The cause of the outbreak of the fire is wrapped in profound mystery. All that is known is that the blaze originated in the Chronicle office. No blame whatever (says the Angus) can be attached to our contemporary's staff. The plant was not insured to nearly its full value and Mr. Gabell and Mrs.. Scott are heavy losers. Strange rumors are going around relative to incendiarism, and it is hoped that a searchi...
Local and Other Items. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 February 1907
Local and Otlier Items. Lease- Forms for Sale, at ' Star ' Office. One shilling each * * POST CARD VIEWS of almost every Beauty Spot in our District, can be obtained at Tobnbull's Pharmacv * * Attention is directed to Messrs Flemming Bros sale of thoir dairy cattle, and plant etc, at 1 p.m, on Monday, 25 th February, next, * Sk Latest works oE Art in Post Caids and Xtnas Cards at T. McDou gall's. An inspection will satisfy you that they are not to be excelled in Mullumbimby, * # Band socials are to ' bp started again on tho 28th. March, next. These socials were very popular last season, and will no doubt be again liberally patronised. ?* # The meeting held on Thursday night last, to form an orchestra, was represented by 10 string instruments, and an orchestra was formed, with Mr Cawood as secretary and pianist, and Mr Lancaster as conductor # * Look out for tho splendid stock of new shape and styles of pipes, such as havo nevor been seen iu M'Bimby be fore, also all smokers' requisi...
Local and Other Items. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
Local and Other Items. Lease Forms for Sale, at 'Star' Office. One shilling each # * . POST CARD VIEWS of almost every Beauty Spot in our District, £an be obtained at Tuhnbuh.'s Pharmacy j Note the alteration to Mr A. s Robertson's advt., re liis furniture ! fnart. # . » Me. Cawoob has resigned his posi tion in the E.S. A A. Bank, and is going on to tlie land. Several more lots have bead sold in ?the Garvan Estate, at St. Helena, ' at prices satisfactory to tlie vendors. N * * ?Mr. F. A. Row's stock taking sale is booming along, and the goods are ' being rapidly disposed of, at reduced prices. ? * . ♦ Mr Donald Ross, formerly a store keener at Lismore, and now of the HHMttj^^had liis new store and con fire en Wednesday The -views descriptions upwards, can be ' WHITE'S Stationery ' i^BPwTr ~~~ r * ; * Attention is directed to the sale of -: Messrs Fiemming Bros, dairy herd :and plant, particulars of which will 'be found on. our special supplement, iin this issue. * ' * Miss Drakb, mi...
NOT WHAT HE EXPECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
1 v-vr what nrc kxpected. . An English nobleman who visited America ) attended a dinner given in his honor. A little j son of his host, who was too well brod to stare, but w);o eyed him wonderlngly whenever the j occasion presented itself, finally ventured to i remark©' 'And you are really and truly an Rngllsh 'ord?' 'Yes,'-' answered the noble* ! man pleasantly, 'really ?Md truly.' '1 have ! often thought that I would like to see an Rng* Jllsh lord.' the youngster went on, '.'nnd— now I — 'And now you aro satln^lcd at last, jput In the great man laughingly. 'No. no/* .replied the boy; 'I'm not satisfied. I'm a good Ideal disappointed.'
NEATLY ANSWERED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
NEATLY . ANSWERED. A politician was addressing a meeting at which there was present a strongly antagon-'' -istic element. The orator had Just won the attention of the audlenco, when there suddenly emanated from the gallery a doleful and prolonged 'moo.' This was ? followed by a 'moo' pitched In n higher, key, issuing from the The resulting merriment interrupted the speaker, and ho generously permitted the audience to enjoy the incident. When the laughter had subsided, he stepped to the edge of the platform, softened his voice, and throw his hearers into fresh mirth by saying:— 'A calf has become separated from It** mother. Will the stewards kindly relieve thn distressed parent by restoring her child?'
The ...Trail of the Serpent... BOOK THE FOURTH. CHAPTER VI.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
...Trail of the Serpent... By 3VE. S. BRADDON. BOOK THE FOURTH. CI J A PT-Jttt YL— (Contiii tied.) The discriminating reader ?' will allow that there was a 'good deal of some sort of talent or other in the composition of Mr. Augus tus Darley. In the twilight of this particular autumn evening he is busilv en gaged putting up a heap of little packets labelled ' Best ^ Epsom Salts,' while his assistant, a very small youth, of a far more elderly appearance than his master, lights the gas. The half-glass door that communicates with the little back parlour is ajar, and Gus is talking to someone within. ' If I go over the water to-night, Bell ? ' he says. A feminine voice from within interrupls him : — ' But you won't go to-night, Gus ; the last time you went to' that horrid Smasher's, Mrs. Thompson's little boy was ill, and they sent into the London Road for Mr. Parker. . And you are such a fa vourite with everybody, clear, that they say if you'd only stay at home always, you'd have the b...
ONLY ONCE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
ONLY ONCE. . Johnny Smith Is a smart boy, and is in no way inclined to hide his light under a bushel. He ran ? away with a travelling circus some little time back, and when he returned was more than ever disposed to 'put on airs.' One -day another circus came to the towu. and Johnny was promptly on hand, assuming all the airs of a proprietor as he showed his friends round. An elephant was among tho attractions,- and Johnny, with the consent of the keeper, actually made the animal kneel. simple performances. But at last the ele phant scorned to grow tired of this, for he suddenly threw his trunk round Johnny's waist, and tossed him high up into the air. Johnny came down with a tremendous thud, on all fours. 'Bravo!' cried tho boys, thinking it a part , of .the performance. 'Do It again, Johnny. That was splendid.' Johnnny rose deliberately, and wiped tho dirt from his face. 'No, no, boys,' ho said, 'that act is never repeated. It would tiro tho elephant.'
IN THE DARK. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
TN THE DARK. T!it minister of a certain parish was going from home, nnd scoured the clcrg^mnn of n neighboring pnrlsh to omctntc on Sunday. His servant, who was also the beadle, wns sent to the station to drive tho reverend gentleman lo the manse.;«' When the train arrived the bondie asked him to wait n while, ns ho hnd souie messages to deliver before ho went. Ii was two hours before he returned. i he good man was furious, nnd threatened to ro|,ort him to his master. 'Wool, sir, ye can due that If vc like,' said the beadle; 'hut he teVPt me .hinisel' to wait till it was dark ofore I drovo ye over; for if the folk of the village saw whn , was to preach the mom naobody wad turn , oot!'
NO HEAVEN FOR HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
NO HEAVEN FOR HIM. The opportunity to 'speak out in meetln' ' .was never more eagerly grasped than by a youngster of five, says the 'Chicago Record Herald,' who recently accompanied his mother to a revival' meeting at one of the south-side churches. He had reached tho 'fidgety' stage of enforced quiet, when the minister called upon the members of his flock who desired to live a.. better life and enter the promised land to signify the . same by standing. noticing tunc mo cairn remninoa' seated, ,tbe worthy reverend iwalked down the aisle and stopped beside him, at the same time gently inquiring— 'My dear little boy, you want to go to Heaven, too, don't you?' 'No, I don't,' quickly came the reply in tones perfectly audible to the entire congre gation. - 'I want to go home, and pretty quick too.' Needless to say, his desiro was granted.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
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IT WASN'T CRAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
IT WASN'T CRAPE. ' ? In. a London 'newspaper' office one of- the - - best reporters on the paper di^d, tirid his death was greatly mourned by Jf'.e editorial staff. A visitor to the office, on tne day after the funeral, found the editor and his staff talking about their loss disconsolately. 'It has been a sad loss, friends,' the visi tor said, 'a sad loss, indeed.' Ho sighed, and looked about the room, ''And I am pleased to see,' he went on, 'that you com mflmornto thn mnlannholv evrmt hv hnncrlnff up crapc.' Tho editor frowned. 'Crape?' be said. 'Where do you see any crape?' 'Over there,' said tho visitor, pointing. 'Crape bo hanged!' was the reply. 'That Isn't crapc. That's tho office towel.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
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THE HUMORIST. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
THE HUMORIST, I ♦ OfDce Eoy: Dere's n poet outside wot's afraid ter come In. JSditor: Huh! He's got too much sense to be a poet. Must bo a pedlar. Tis not so much the stocks and bonds Of life thai I ta!-e note, Aa what the huntrrv moths havo dono To last* year*3 overcoat. He: Iiut you don't know how T love you. 1 would like to die kissing you. She: Well. A I if you call this evening when papa Is at homo he may be willing to oblige you. I ? Visitor: Won't you shake hands*, tny son? Llttletttfy: N'aw. Visitor: Don't ycu like me? Lttle Hoy: Naw. Didn't I have ter have mo face an* hands washed 'cause you come? Strnngor: So you are the sheriff? Arc- you nn advocnte of peace and quiet? Sheriff: ? You bet. I'll hev peace and quiet, by gum, cf I hev ter shoot up the hull blame camp ter get It. Mrs Ilrgan (with paper): Glory be! Highway rnbbers arc now usln' auttymoblles! Hogan:. Xo wondher; Surfe th' most carua! reader must acknowledge their supcrlorty over. sand-' bars. Servant: Who shall ...
NURSE AND PATIENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 February 1907
NURSE AND PATIENT. A remarkable romance has been as sociated with the accident hospital at Wldnes, Lancashire. A young man met with a terrible ac cident at the railway station, Wldnes, In -September, -^h!ch rendered it neces- , sary for his arms to be amputated irom tho shoulders. He was tenderly nursed by a postty young member of the hospi tal staff and the feeling of friendship be tween them gradually ripened Into love. The nurse has just married her arm less lover. She has some small private means and intends to work for hcrseif and her husband. ? ' Thu Amalgamated Copper Company alone employs nbout 10,000 persons til Butte, In addition to about liiUO at Grout Fulls. 2000 nt Anaconda and 2000 more at Its eotil mlues and lumber ciunps. . .