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The Open Column (To the Editor of the "Northern Star.") [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Thc Open Column , (To the Sditor of the " Northern Star.") Sm,-I am sorry to imposo on good nature, but I bopo you will give me space onco_ more. There is a saying that open confession is good for the soul, if it is I have boen a fool many times in my life and it is vory consoling to think of, but then, of course, lam an excoption to tho balanco of tho human race But my friends tho Rifleman and Bird Fancier, have omittod giving their names. Of courso it is on account of a generous disposition, as you will soo by their liberality. Pink-headod doves aro nearly tame, round every farmer's barn, _ says ono of them. I have no doubt ho mont, if barns were very plontifid you might find a taino dove. As he did not say that, I will say that's one to him. Tho reason my friends do not eaten thom is that they wish to live and let live. That will pass. And as for King Parrots ho will give sixpenco per 1000 with rations, ? ammunition, and diamond grain powdor, br does ho mean that ho has got a tho...
A School of Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
A School ol* Agriculture. THE following valuable letter, which we think is of interest to tho residents in all the country districts, appeared in a late number of the " Glen Innes Guardian " : ; Sir-Being a farmer, and having the interest of that body at heart, I will, with your kind permission, throw out a few hints that may be useful in the consideration of the present unsettled question-a Model Farm. .There is no doubt the idea of a Model Farm is a good ono, but I think that a far more useful one could be got up, at very little more expense to the district, namely a School of Agriculture. We are certainly a very young community to entertain such high notions; butas we have had £1000 Handi caps and successful Shows, I see no just reason why we should not form and carry out such au institution as the one which I have mentioned. A Prize Model Farm would be well to look at, but, I ask those who have a knowledge of agricultural pursuits, what material benefit would it« be to the count...
GUNDURIMBA CLUB.—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
GUNDURIMBA. CLUB.-First Innings. H. Frohmuller, b J. Simes. 0 "\V. Gorrard, o R. Howard . 1 L. Frohniullcr, b J. Cusack . 1 C. Marryatt, b J. Cusack . 2 G. Edwards, b J. Simes. 2 R. Johnson, c John Simes. 12 J. Astmond, b J. Simes \. 0 E. Scrivener, b J. Simes. 0 J. Johnson, b T. Simes . 0 G. Brownly, run out . 8 W. Woodward, not out . 0 Byes and widos . 0 Total . 35 Second Innings. C. Marryatt, B . 1 G. Edwards, iiot out . 5 R. Johnson, b J. Simos . 4 G. Brownly, not ont. 1 W. Woodward, not out. 4 Byos mid widos. 7 Total . 22 Grand total. 57 The latter Club thus winning by 1 iain and 7 wickets to spare.
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
.ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. The Hov. F. SCHUHE, will (D. V.) Bay MASS _ at- ? . - - / LISMORE-On May 20th; Coraki, on May 27th, wharo thora will be a solemn opening of tho now Cathoiio Church, (BOO advortiso , mont). A LLVT.-During the tidal phouomonon ..wliich occui'rcd in Sydney harbor last woek, ..tho steamer Boomarang was being placed on tho ?slip, 'whan tho wavo suddonly liftod hor off tho icrndlo, and as quickly rocodod, leaving hor high .»nd dry.
Lismore Police Court. "WEDNESDAY, 16TH MAY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M., and A. M. GIRARD, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Lismore Police Court. "WEDNESDAY, 16TII MAY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT. Esq., P.M., and A. M. GIRARD, Esq., J.P. Thomas Moss v. Elizabeth Thompson 7 Trespass under first clause of . section 34, o Imnounding Act, 29 Vic, No. 2. Plea, no guilty. Mr. E. AV. Allingham, appeared for th plaintiff. The evidence in this case was virtually th came as published in this paper on tw&lt; previous occasions ; and after hearing it, tl» Bench dismissed the case. Mary Martilcla AVest v. Kaspar Frc muller.:-This was a case of assault, and th evidence was as follows : Mary Matilda West being duly swon deposed-That she was a married womal living at Gundurimba ; remembers the 12tl instant ; was at home ; defendant came tc my place about a quarter to 5 in tlx evening ; ouly myself and the children were at home ; he used bad language, and he wa; very drunk ; myself and the children weivl outside the door ; defendant said, " Fret AVest, come out and fight, I will split yon open ;" he then walked inside ...
Neatness. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Neatness. . A'girl's cvcry-day toilet is a part of her. character. Thc maiden who is'slovenly; in the morning is not to be trusted,, how ever fine she may look in the evening. Np' matter how humble your room may be,: [beru are eight things it should contain : a mirror, washstand, water, soap, towel, and hair, nail and tooth brushes.- These are just as essential as your breakfast, before which you should make good use of them.' Parents who fail- to provide' their children with such appliances not only make a great mistake; but commit a' sin of omission. Look tidy in the morn ing, and after the dinner* work is 'over im - prove your toiieti' Make it a rule of your , daily life to ''dress Up" for thc ufternortri.' ! Your dress may,- or need not bo, anything; better than cotton ;? but with a ribbon, or flower, or spme b'it of ornament, you can have an air of self-respect and satisfaction' that invariably comes with being well-; ; dressed. 'A girl with fine sensibilities tíonnot help' fee...
Caught in a Frog. Thrilling Romance of a Boot Heel. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
ÖaugJat in a Frog. Thrilling Bonianca of a Boot ÍTeel." Yesterday morning while two men, ci ployccs of the Union Pacific shops (sa the - Omaha Herald) , were going to th&lt; work, add Were walking ou the Omaha a] North Western track to their shops, th« attention was attracted by a boot-he sticktngin the " frog " of a switch, a she distance from the shopsi They stoppt to examine it, and- found that it w, wedged so tightly iu the iron " froj that it required'a smart blow of a crutt (one of tho men had lost a leg) to di lodge. Long nailB protruded from i and all appearances went to show tb it had taken considerable force to tear from tho booti " lt appears to me," sai one of them, that same poor fellow ht had a narrow escape from hoing run dow ' by a train hero last night, or else he gt I badly frightened, and wrenched his bot heel off-when there waa no "occasion ft lt." '- - ' !. "It reminds* me," said the other tu low tone, '" of a littl J ? adventure which ! had a few years ...
Household Items. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Household Items. Tlic following suggestions aro, of course, intended for thc masculine heads of families j but thc Many unfortunate women who find that on their shoulders rests threcfourths of tho cares of the household, can, in case of need, easily put them into use, as time rather than strength is required. Never allow a door to croak for want of oil, or to shut so hard as to require slamming to make it latch. For this purpose pass round once a week at some regular time, say Saturday evening or Monday morning, with a drop of oil on a feather, or on' the tip 6f thc finger, and give every rubbing part, latch, hinge, &c, a touch. Scissors, which di'e inclined to work hard, can also bc greatly improved in this way. Ventilation w'ould be more easily accomplished and more certainly performed, and rooms kept with purer and healthier air, if windows vvcr made to slide easily. If not hung by' pulleys and. weights, let a carpenter add good freely ' working catches. Nevor permit á br...
Civil Rights in St. Louis [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Civil Bights in St. Louis Klein topf, \h'o barber' on Olive street . (Allys thu HU Louis Times), bas studied the civil rights bil!. He was standing fti tho front part of his barber shop..yester day, when a sprucely drossod, darkey¡ switchingà cane, entered and remarked : " I want to get shaved." : _ " All right," responded Mr Kleintopf,; " have you,a cup here ?" . : > ''No. J '' Can't shovo you unless you have your ; own cup." '' I'll buy onc.",AVill you sell mo one?"., i " Cartainfy air." " How.mueh is it?" ¡ "Five hundred dollars.". ... : j "WbatV . ] . " Fivo hundred dollars.", ? " You mean to debar mo from getttng shaved ? " "Do you want a cup?" " At that price ?" : .. t \ . "Yes."'. ?..?..&lt;:..-.'?. "No." - . ? ,.'? " Git, then." Klc.intopf assumed, tho attiiude or a " boss bouncer," and tho African went through the door as if propelled from a catapult., . i ... .
The Passion for Gambling. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
The Passion for '; Gambling. An incident happened ia-U:gambling saloon in this city a few days" ago, says thc Washington Kepublicau, whidi serves to illustrate thc strength of the passion for gambling. Three young men went into tho gambling saloon with tlw- sum of , twenty-five cents between them, which wes staked and lost. The '. three players, determined to raise money in some way,' left the room, and noon returned with 19dol. but without their overcoats. Tl^e three ovarcoaté arid a vest, "scarf, and, pin, were pawned at a pawnbroker's near by. "They played again until tho lildol. were .lost, and then weat out doors to, shiver and wished that they had their overcoats. I The three young men made complaint at : a police station of 1 iaving'lost their money I ata gambling-table, but they would not prosecute thc prosecutor. ?
A Roman Antiquity. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
:: ; Ä Ronlañ Aiatíiciuity; ; : Ainb/iig'.¡tho''' îiitéréstîiïir ' uLjotrf s. in "tho crypt' recently'cïisôoveroU.hy'.t\v&lt;).'lU)iïiaù pensulits in' a.miserable 'plot. Of. ground bougld tiy tliein hear thu '.churvli.-..'o£;''Ö. KaccoY Konto/ aro a gold tmd siH'or. 'cup with'reliefs reiirtsentiiig nil Kiistorh. .king hunting liiynKt'y'H;' a, funeral bud-'with 1 fr'ámp ; work .of. 'oiik rinil. ,'de'eoriit ions [nf ' bronze, .and, ti bus reliefs of ivory "co'atód ii) gold, and ffhgwiiig lions outing 'human l.(ijJies, "! :?'..*'?
Palleyrand's Witticisms. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
I " Language was given us to disguise OUr thoughta," like BO many witticisms, ol all kinda, is by right of invention the pro pîrtyof Voltaire; and Mr Founder tells us that before Talleyrand appropriated it, it had bee« modo into an epigram by Le brun, Hare!, atTthat time editor " of " Le Nain Jaune," published it iri_ his journal, and, for. tho sake of \* actuality," assignee! it to Talleyrand, who, seeing that it waa goad; accepted it. ' Tallayrand, according to, Harel's story¿."was waited upon by an ingenious youth who wished to enter the diplomatic ; service, aid who, to recom msnd .himself, assured tho Minister. that ho waa in the habit'bf éáying precisely what fae thought. Thereupon Talleyrand informa him (Very .'gravely that language was given to man to enable him to "con tiaal his thoughts! Tho becoming manner) by tho way, of attaining this end seems to have .been indicatod by Talleyrand when ha/remarked ono; ..evening at Holland. House",' that Cardinal Mazarin : ". deceivedj...
"Refitomg" Moses. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
: "Befüting'* Moses. I ' The'Ñew York Times wecp3 for Moses, . because he ia being so constantly; and so j terribly -refuted., ."Thero aie" says the. Times, "encouraging,instances bf amateur 'geologists who have refuted Moses simply By, investigating tho. stratification of thejr ash-barrels. Tt.ia, perhaps, to be regretted that the réfutation of Moses ls oho of tho imperative duties of tho geologlat. No mon can hope to abtaiu any considerable reputation .ns a leading geologist Unless at stated intervals he risos up and remarks that Moses'was, possibly,'a Well moaning peraonj but" ho was grossly ignorant of the palen.Ology * of ' tho ^mesozoic period. Whenever ft new fossil is discovered, it is promptly thrown'at Moses' head, and thus m one., way'or another, ho is constantly and completely refutod. The. friends of Moaos may dislike this sort of thing,', but it is upparcj/itîy an inevitable result of studying strata or, meddling with fossils. ?
Matin Song, [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Matin Song, BY BAYARD TAYLOR. I let the dearest dream depart That night to love revealed, Some eager spirit in my heart My sleeping eyes unsealed. Yet still 'twas love that led mo here And bids my feet delay. Arise, and light the dawn, my dear Í Look forth and bring the day. As out ofhartness yon'dér star' Of whitest ray is born, ' ' As birds and blossoms feel afar' The coming of tho morn. So thou hast dawn'd, and now art '. near, To brighten and to stay : ' My ; being dies in thine, my dear Í As daybreak dies in day !
Bees and Bee-Keeping. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Bees and Bee-Keeping;. What atíever-endirig soiirco of delij and interest ta thc little ones arc thc be Bright. eyes and chubby aro porfee fearless of tho anger of their little friert odd'chuckle with glee as they lay th hands at the entrance for thc busy an .to run.over,, well knowujg the beca « great respecters of courage in their frien&lt; and rarely ls "confluence on either si abtiaod. ' The whole atmosphere is nc ftídoleílt with sweet perfume of mignaneti dod gay witli the azure blooms of bora; sown for the beeni Let us sec thc ,-«-**bë master," qUaintj old-faahicBp^6 C$Ç^ relic of tho olden times,;, inva^^a'titl ccono my o£4á&&li)tMa¿ ? ? '^VTith'-^he1 ' "pri tectioft'enlfH elf tfdigbt.gnuze! Véflj:pcr*.l*¡ 'Îrdm;rîn«;1.brirn:^'.*>^iKv1Ôat7'biit wit !ílWdsl'nc'ró^)r^í'Í4V&lt;;almTy, steadily, ar .fcarleasly'ltóflcyvns the crown board &lt; iô&fçf- üf'lhó hive ho wishes to inspec Most people would expect to see the ii I habitant...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
AGRICULTURAL I SÓGIBTY. . . "O- ' ? PnusruEOT-J. O. IRVING, Esq., J.l'. VioB-EttEsn)BNT-E. B. GULLET, Esq. COIOHTTEE-Mossrs. N. G. Cnouon, J. SoitEiLEn, R. G. BALMBH, G. COLE, S. SHANLEY, THOS. MAUSH, JOHN BABLINO, B. SoKEnYBn, ALEX. LiviNOSTONB, GEOHOE JAUVIS, J. L, VESPEH, H. VAKDEIIWAKDEN, J. IVINS, 3?. H. BUN DOOK, T. MCFADDEN, C. ROBSON. SECRETARIES AND' TnEASuiíEna-Messrs. ALEXAN DER J. SIMPSON and JEFFREY GRIME. THE THIRD ANNUAL EXHIBITION will be held at the TEMPERANCE HALL and adjoining GROUNDS, ut CASINO, on Thursday, 2'4tli May, 1877. ENTRIES WILL CLOSE ON TUES DAY, 22TH MAY. SCHEDULE OF PRIZES. SECTION li-COLONIAL BRED BLOOD . STALLIONS. CLASS.? PRIZE. £ B. d. 1. 4 yours and ovor, First prize - 10 0 Ditto Second prize - 0 10 0 2. 3 years and under 4, First prise - 10 0 Ditto Second prizo - 0 10 0 3. 2 years and under 3, First prüfe - 10 0 Ditto Second prize. - 0 10 0 4^ I year and under 2, First prizo - 10" Ditto Second prize - 0 10 MARES. '. 5. 4 years and under, First ...
The Human Hair. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Thc Human Hair. « HALL'S Journal of Health ' has an excellent article on that generally interesting subject,' .the human hair, in ibo course of which it .condemns in its usual unequivocal way the - numberless hair restoratives ; and as a simple .remedy for boldness it proposes the following wash :-Pour three pints of hot water on four handfuls of tho stems and leaves- of the :garden " box," boil it for fifteen minutes in a closed vessel, then pour it into an 'earthera jar, and let it stand ten hours ; next strain the liquid and add three . tablespoons of .cologne water ; wash the head with this .every morning ; it is cleansing and tonic ; ?.and if the root bulbs of the hair are not .destroyed (which is the case where the' scalp looks smooth and shiny, and then there is no remedy), the hair will begin to grow with vigour. If this wash fuila after a few weeks perseverance, the baldness . may be considered incurable because the structure of hair growth is destroyed. But a more certain ...
Origin of Vaccination. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Origin of Vaccination. ! Ala, honor to the name of the immortal Jenner, who sleeps in his quiet grave on the green cliffs of Folkestone. What a glorious morning " for England, home, and beanty " was that of the 14th of May, 1796, the birthday of vaccination 1 On that day, matter was taken from the hand of Sarah Nelmes, who had been infected while milking her master's cows, and this matter was inserted by two superficial incisions into the arm of James Phipps, a healthy boy of about eight years of ago, He went tlirough the disease in a regular -and satisfactory manner ; but the most agitating part of the trial still remained to be performed. &lt;-It was needful to ascertain whether he was free from the contagion of small-pox. This point, so full . of anxiety to Dr. Jenner, was fairly put to issue on the 1st of the following July. Small-pox matter, taken immediately and directly from a small-pox pustule, was care fully inserted by several incisions, but no ?disease followed. N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
T>TJB~L.IO NOTICE. Steam between Lismore, Ballina, and Intermediate Towns. THE STEAMER "VICTORIA," will, in future, RUN REGULARLY botwoou LIS MORE end BALLINA, carrying Passengers and Cargo,-leaving LISMORE on MONDAYS and THURSDAYS at O A.M. arriving at BALLINA about 0 P.M. Returning, will leave BALLLNA on TUESDAYS and ERIDAYS/at Q A.M., urriv ing at LISMORE about 0 P.M/ TAR: From LISMORE to Gr/NDüni2ÍBA"sv. - 1 Ditto WYRALLAH - X. - 2 Ditto CORAKI / - >* 3 Ditto SWAN Ditto WOODBURN - - 6 0 Ditto WARDELL - - 6 6 Ditto BALLINA . - 7. 6 From BALLINA to WAIUJELL - - 1 0 Ditto WOODBURN - - 3 0. Ditto SWAN BAY- - - 3 6 Ditto CORAKI - - 4 0 Ditto .WYRALLAH - - 0,0 Ditto GUNDURIMBA - - 7 0 Ditto LISMOHE - - 7 6 RETURN TICKETS to nnd from LISMOBE and BALLINA,Hs.-Od. JAMES WEBSTER. 19th May, 1877.' . ??' - Grand Excursion to Ballina on the Queen's Birthday. THE STEAMER' "VICTORIA" will loave LISMORE at 9 a.m., .on THURSDAY, 24th May, for an EXCtfSälpN to BxlLLINA, roturning tho next Da...
Tales of the Sea. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 19 May 1877
Talcs of thc Sea. THE history of a. ship " from her cradle to lier grave " muat necessarily be of a chequered and, to a certain extent, of a romantic nature. Sea tales of a more of less startling hair-on end character have thrilled most of us during tho adolescent period,'and the wash of the breaking wave and the moan of the gathering storm at night have made us wrap closer in our beds, and dose in the self-satisfied knowledge that we aré safe on dry land. But the stories to be told hy the muttering wind, as it comes over the sea, of the crack of cordage and wail of drowning men', never reach the shore, and as the tide comes in with the morning no trace is apparent of tho lives and treasures engulphed in tho hungry deep. Sometimes wo who stay at home are allowed to share in learning something of the wonders seen and experienced by those " who go down to the sea in ships." During the jmst week, for instance, the newspapers have beon reproducing, for the bonefit of a wonder stricken p...