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Milk and Winter Feeding. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 26 May 1877
Milk and Winter Feeding. THE ?.« Glen" 'Innes ' Examiner " says,--It is now n Bri al, on im afternoon, ; to notice a Vendor^-'cif'tnilk' parading't>ur streets; The cart, "ihat contains his ware isj. labelled " Versuvius'- Farcn;"; ' This is M^yirby's property, and is situated 'SomèStwVî^Jes from town. At this establishment vMr.riÇrl^v_ has gone into the ; dairying bbsiness on1 aá'i extensive scale, and tho out-coming of this enterprise will be a decided advantage to the townspeople'during the winter months. In the. past ït Was 'unusual, after the . commence- ment of May, to be able to: procùrê milk, as about that time--the -farmers,-who-never thought of feeding. their cattle by artificial means, used *tó* turn 'them "adrift until the spring. Mr.. Irbyj promises to alter this state of 'thinps. Hé has made those arrangements that will enable j him., to" supply.;- the towns- people with milk throughout the winter. .Wo are .pleased at this, not sb. much because it will supply a great...
The Red Sea. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 26 May 1877
' . ' The Red-Sea.-*01-'-'- ; IT would bo (says tho ' Morning 'Advertiser)' ablessing for the Egyptians and a'benefit to ? the whole world, as certain as it is'a necessity for India; if we were to come into'possession ., .of:Egypt to-morrow. ? Is it, 7 too. much to say : that :?. wey .? must either possess; Egypt or abandon India) It is" not well, known!to every man who understands the rudiments of strategy in the highest sense that if we mean ; to hold India'?? permanently ? we- must have"; Egypt t "Why do we hold-Gibraltar, Malta, -Aden 1 ??? Why-.do we maintain our Mediterranean fleet Î , But in a great wax. these would be useless, if the gate of Egypt . were' barred against us, as it might be any day if .we ' were; not in possession' of it : ourselves. .It /was . not. Constantinople that. , -vas. "Russia's real objective point prior to the! ?Crimean war j it was the Isthmu's'of Suez,-' ...which would give command .of the Ked Sea 7-tbat'great outlet to the oceans of the south' . ...
The Chinese in England. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 26 May 1877
The Chinese in England. : " ;I^.spV^á^g,'iáponM,9migra,tióh of Chinese J't© Europe; * the '(Iiohdb^ «''/Daily, j Telegraph " .observes, i-". Already . Hundreds of thousands of. them have", gone forth .Jto.'filL positions of every- grade-from merchants to' menials. In whatever subordinate department of labour Ah Sing has-: measured' his capacity against that of his white-rival,,the light has generally resulted in the Caucasian being dislodged by the flowerrremuneration,,jWhich contents,-;and ' by the patient toil which ' universally "'dis- tinguishes,' h the. Mongol. : ) iThe " heathen > Chinee musters in great and increasing force in most countries, inhabited by, the white t man,: except Europe;.and there:is ; springingiiip an uneasy apprehension lest /England'and. the .Continent may-not long:be able, to escape1 the' infliction. Trade disputes continue to disturb' the relations' of master ¿rid 'workmen among; us. '.'Agricultural labbui-ers are being drafted to the , colonies* 'in...
Lifting of the Vanguard. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 26 May 1877
; j, ... Lifting o^,the OAPTAÍN "Coppin "mîtes tó" The . Times ' : " The ship 'has' no keel,1 :: but she ha's a,"'double bottonV-strôngly supported internally,'and I cánnot' ''"understand,J "upon what theory: it is supposed -thaï 'her bottom is injured." I bato had 'over'"'thirty 'years' ''experience in' ship 'raising,1' "and with 1 'proper and-;powerful appliances, tue operation of raising the Vanguard is by no means1 difficul nor 'in itself very costly. Our 'shor*- .rr* ?.?.?."-->=a' ,f"n _^u«.eiL-snips--and steamers;'and m prodding means' foi-raising'the. Vanguard a want -will'be met' which-has been greatly 'felt ánd is Very costly to the maritime'interests I',of ourJ country.&lt; It 'ia- ' simply 'a' question.' of weight to'raise;'and the providing'of sufficient I powër'tb raise it.'-''The weight of the 'Van- guard under water is about 5000 tonsx(the 'jA.dmiralty-gaveT.the-~weight-a8-4000---tons). :---.--.- - . -\75 ble . ti he 'fi :jf id .11 ed. t~ _ _ "(Jury will be...
Disease in Cane. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Disease in Cane» Wu ai'e indebted to the courtesy of'Mr. C. T. Staiger for the opportunity of examining specimens of tho parasitic insect which, there is no longer any reason to doubt, has estab lished itself in some of the canefields of this district. Within the . sheath of au affected piece of canetoj), from Induh.Plantation, were to bu seen tho adult insects, iu shape, size and colour like flattened grains of millet, enveloped in a white flocculent substance, which on examination with a lens proved to be composed of myriads of interlacing filaments, resembling the mycelium of mushrooms. In every intertice of this woolly nest tiny specs of aoarid' life, the tender progeny of the adult pests, swarmed. Their charaeter as true mites was made evident by the corrugated soft bodies an"l sprawling weak legs. It is satisfactory to be able to announce on the authority of Mr. Pruohe-Aubry, a gentleman frotn Bourbon, that they are not the redoubtable " pou blanc " of that and the sister isla...
How Nelson Fell. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
lloví Nelson Fell. THE " Revue do France " publishes a curious anecdote respesting the Battle of Trafalgar. It names Gersale, a sailor of Paimpol, as the man who shot Nelson, and furnishes the following account given by the Breton sailor : -"A detonation resounded, and a great cry of triumph rose from our deck. We had disabled two of the rogues which had menaced us, and the vessel which had contained tho English admiral, after a . detour, had been drivon by the wind, and presented her stem to us. We had therefore done some great damage to her. In fact, from the masthead whore I was I saw that the gear of the rudder had been carried away. Sailors were hasten ing to replace it in tho midst of the confusion caused by the going to and fro of tho men who earriod the dead and wounded. A group of officers stood at tho gangway of the poop. Among them a little slender man, who wore three stars on his breast, gave orders; I heard him speak. I lowered my eyos, and on the trafiVail of his vesse...
The Prince and Princess of Wales. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Thc Prince ami Princess of Wales. MANY rumours have been in circulation (says tlie ' Lancet ') concerning the health of his Royal Highness tho Prince of Wales. From an authentic source we learn that the Prince is suffering from abscess, adjacent to the perineum, attributed to the effects of an injury roceived while hunting. His Royal High ness's stirrup slipped, and a severe strain resulted. The abscess has been opened, the patient being under the iufiuenoo of an a luesthetic. Perfect relief has ensued, and tho Prince is doing well, although some time must elapse before the healing process is complete. Tho locale of tho present, injury is probably determined by tho fact that induration-the result of inflamación, which first appeared after the attack of typhoid fever to which his Royal Highness was subjected some years ago-still affects the seat of thc abscess. Tho inflamatory indur ation recurred two years after the fever, and it reappeared previously to the departure of his Royal H...
Latest Commercial. [BY TELEGRAM.] SYDNEY, JUNE 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Latest Commercial. ¡jBr TELEORÁIT.] SYDNEY, JUNE 1. MESSRS. H. PRIESTLY and Co. report that maize : was soiling this day at 3s per bushel ; eggs, ls 6d per aozen ; fowls, 33 per pair; ducks, 5s : .per pair; bacon, 10à per lb. ; butter, ls ©d per lb. ; chuese, 10d per lb.'; potatoes,: &lt;Js per cwt. - SYDNEY, JUNE 1. Mr. A. KETHELL . reports : Last quo tations of Pine unchanged,' market still overstocked; Cedar, enquired for at rates from 133 to 20s, according to quality ; Beech, 1133 to 14s. in demand ; Pine .Flooring, 18s to 17s J other lines in proportion.
Tolls and Ferries. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Tolls and Ferries. Li the Legislative Assembly, the other night -On tlie motion that the Speaker leave the chair and the House resolve itself into Committee of Supply, Mr, Jacob moved that it was expedient to abolish all tolls or ferry dues on Government ferries throughout the colony. The hon, member regretted that he was obliged to bring forward his motion aa an amendment, the matter being so urgent that he considered it his duty to take that course, at the same time disclaiming any intention of obstructing the Government. He (Mr. Jacob) oauld not see ort what grounds ferry dues were retained while tolls on roads and bridge."! were abolished and thought that the House must have been uuder some misapprehension the other night when it omitted " ferries " front the i'asolubion moved by Mr, Terry. The first cost of ferries was as nothing compared with tho C03t of bridges, and ho contended that it ivaa unjust to allow free traolo over the latter While those who had to use the former wer...
The Strength of Russia and Turkey. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
The Strength of Russia and Turkey. A WRITER in tho London 'Times' gives what ? he-considers trustworthy facts ro jrarding the'numerical forces of Russia and Turkey. He says :-In the first place, no doubt oan exist of the superiority at present of Turkeys at sea. Sho possesses, thanks to European loans, 20 excellent ironclads at -least, - and a considerable fieot. of steam transports ; and Russia aould oppose to these pilly two monitors and a few frigates, in the Euxine, the only possible theatre of maritime operations in the supposed conflict. On ' the other hand, the power of Russia on land is so infinitely greater than that of tho Porte, that a comparison appears to be almost idle. Tho armies of the Czar have not- yet reached, indeed, the enormous dimensions they will attain whon modelled ? from the Prussian pattern ; and thero is .reason to suppose they aro now suffering from- the .effects inseparable from a change "of System. But Russia it seems certain can jairay ott the Pruth ...
The Passage of the Danube at Reni. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Thc Passage of thc Danube at Rcni. A. MILITARY correspondent of the ' Brisbane Courier,' who is apparently acquainted from personal observation with the strategic points of tho Danube and tho Turkish provinces, (and - whose writings wo have occasionally extracted) refers to the operations at Beni in the following terms : From the meagre information to hand it may reasonably bo supposed that the engagement/ reported at Beni was unim portant, and was probably a skirmish between a corps of observation and the Turkish garrison troops. Latest mail advices report the retirement of most of the Turkish troops from the Dobrudscha, but it is possible that since the outbreak of the war' reinforcements may have been sent there. The naval supremacy of the Porte in this war will probably cause many of tho tatics of previous wars to be reversed, and as possession of this district would enable Turkey ? to harass the left flank of the Russians, it is not improbable that the latter will seek to occup...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (From the Australian Associated Press.) SYDNEY JUNE 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (From 'the Australian Associated Press.) ' SYDNEY JUNKl.i . .. The / Legislative, Assembly are making Blow progress with the Estimates. Mr. Lloyd has obtained leave to inti-oduce a Bill to amend the Mining Act. ,. ' Mr. McElhone accused Mr. Dibbs of making a false entvy, at the Customs in reference to ships, and said that Sir James Martin had declined to prosecute in conse quence, pf _pplitical services rendered him by Hr. Dibbs. ' Mr.. H^Í£0né''fñr^w"sÍi.ted he had gained ' the' 'information ¡from tho . Minister for. Mines. The , latter .partly .denied'the &lt;charge.. Ä lively .discussion followed?. .Mr.. Dibbs jçalling, ? McElhone a liar, villain, and scoundrel., .... The weather is cold and showery. . Maize, 3s 3d. , Advices :' from -, ; Melbourne state that breadstuff's are depressed. Elou-r is £16 ; -wheat, 7B 5d; maize, 3s 1 Od to 3s lld.
BALLINA. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
BALLINA. JCRTIIVALS. ! May 24.-Examiner, schooner, from Sydney» ' Moy 25.--Wallace aud Bruce, schoonor, from Sydney. May, 27.-Neptune, Margaret, Amphitrite. Fearless, and Edith Keep, schooners, from Sydney. DEPARTURES, , May 28.-Alpha, achbouer, for Newcastle; Lucy Itavel, for Sydney ; and Clara Louise, for Byron Bay. - The steamer Platypus was to leave Sydney, for the Richmond River, at noon, on Thursday
Casino Small Debts Court. MONDAY, 28TH MAY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M., J. GRIMES, and H. BOLDING, Esqs., J.P.s. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Casino Small Debts Court MONDAY, 28TH MAY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M., J. - GRIMES, and O. BOLDINO, Esqs., J.P.s. Grady. v. Hart-Verdict for £5 ; unde fended ; Mr. James, for plaintiff. Grady v.-Thompson-A claim for £6 9a for board,: lodging, and refreshments, The : defendant paid £2 6s into Court. , After taking 'evidence, a verdict was 'given; for plaintiff for ¿Cl 8s, in addition to sum paid into Court. Mr. James, for plaintiff; ..¡Mr,' ; Allingham, for defendant. . ' Burgess ..v. Balmer-Plaintiff non-súitod ¡ " no appearance. Mr. Allingham, ';' for defendant.' 1
Street Loafers. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Street Loafers. j Il i strcet«, who, wandering in single run)» or dis. ' persctl detachments among the busy mid tlia \ purposeful, uro confounded -nilli them, und never seen for what they ure till something happens which calla thom together: when they astonish us hy their numbers and thc prob lom cïdiow thoy nro able to. live nt all-idling not being « proper iuvestment of one's capital. Men nnd women who, one would suppose, bad enough to heep things straight and to próvido food mid clothing tor themselves.' anti those belonging to them, if they worked diligently for li hours oii't ol'the ál, gather into com pact niasses of gnpiug ii lioness nt every un usual occurrènoe, every trilling nccitleut; and pass hours staring nt the sight, if hours ure needed to, be passed before the obsu-uction gets itself removed, or tho show vanishes into ? space. Mnslerless men, surely they must ibo; yet evidently they aro.not their own ' musters, so fur us having tho whip-hiind of ' eircimistiiiiees go...
Lismore Police Conrt. WEDNESDAY, 30TH MAY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq, P.M., and J. STOCKS, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
Lismore Police Conrt. WEDNESDAY, 30TH MAY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq,, P.M., and J. STOCKS, Esq., J.P. John O'Neil charged with drunkenness, having pleaded guilty, -waa fined £1. The same pôrson charged with using obscene language, plea not guilty, was fined £3.
WYRALLAH PUBLIC SCHOOL.—First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 2 June 1877
AVYRAXIAH PUBLIC SCHOOL-First .Innings. D. Robertson, b W. McDonald;,,. 8 '- F. Cartnont, ,b W. McDunáld ....... 5 !jV'Br¿CKÍonndgo, b P; ;MoDoriáld ' .. O .i ,W.-McAughty,>b AV. McDonald20 -. .A. McPherson, o O. Bolán . 0 ' W. Eastmont, b P;: McDonald. 0 ; JÍ Doyles not ont;. 8 J, McMahon, c W. McDonald. 0 H. MoAughtey, o P. MóKonáió. 1 Ii, McPherson, run out. 2 ...Eleventh man ...v......'...,.. , 0 Byes and wides .'....'....."..1 " ?- v.: , v Total.. ..»¿..«..¿0 ca» »X *** ..:-i Second Imú x^.i. y -, ??!_.. D. Tlobsrtanti, e P. M0D.vn4.t-l........ : 2* F. Óarni mt. c P. MtOoiM. . 13 J. Breskourid'T.?, o P. McDonald...."' 0 W. McAnghty, c J. Snow...... : .1 A. McPherson, b O. Bolán . O W; E-istment. c ."W McDonald ... . ... 2 J. D \yle, ut W. McDonald-. 3 J. Mahon, b W. McDonald. 1 H. Mc \nghtey, h O. Botan .......... -O Ti. McPherson, b Vf. McDonald.. 6 Eleventh man, not ont. 1 Byes and wides. -1* 'Total.......... 6G Grand total .............. 120 "Wyrallah, winning by 46 runs....