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TAX ON TITLES. FRENCH PROPOSAL ADOPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
? TAX ON TITLES. FRENCH PROPOSAL ADOPTED. The Chamber of Deputies was busy discussing and voting new taxes this morning (says the Paris correspon dent of ' Daily Mail' on 14th De comber) in connection with tho Bud get. After voting a tax of 8s per annum on upright and ICS per an num on grand pianos, as well as a tax of L4 per annum on all kinds of hand organs, the Chamber discussed a proposal to tax tho transmission of titles of nobility when inherited, as well as a tax on all persons now using titles in Franco. A member brought forward an amendment to the effect that all per sons bearing titles of nobility, and who in five years should not have paid the tax, should bo deprived of their right to use such a title. Tho Baron de Castelnau said that ho ' never used his title, but that he was curious to know how tho taxcollec tor would distinguish between the real titles and the self-made Utles which arc now so commcn. The President, speaking for tht- Go vernment, said that the tax would...
Texas Fever. NATURE OF THE DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
Texas Fever. | NATURE OF THE DISEASE). Texas fever i;S caiised by an organ ism which lives within the red blood corpuscles and breaks them up. It is therefore simply a blood disease The organism does not belong to the bacteria, but to tho protozoa. Tho difference between bacteria and pro tozoa being that whereas the latter belong to the lowest forms of animal life, the ' bacterium is a microscopic plant. The protozoa multiplies very rap idly in the body of the infected animal, and in very bud cases causes an enormous destruction of red corpuscles in a few days. Aud in regard to this a very curious fact comes to light, namely, that it is not the destruction of the red corpuscles that causes death, but the inability of the organs to dispose of tho wasto products. A steer Weighing/; 1000 pounds will havo about SOlbs of blood in its body ; 51bs to lOlbs of this blood will be destroyed in 24 hours in a bad case of fever, and the re mainder of these corpuscles and tho coloring matter in t...
TRANSVAAL COLONY. THE NEW CONSTITUTION. MAIN FEATURES OUTLINED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
THANSVAAL COLONY, j ' THE NEW CONSTITUTION. MAIN FEATURES OUTLINED. Legislative Council to consist of 15 members. Legislative Assembly formed of CO elected members. Adult white manhood ''.uffrage. Payment of members not to exceed L300 in any session. Joint meetlngs of both Houses, in cases of legislative deadlock, when the majo rity shall rule. System of labor deriving effect from the Labor Importation Ordinance, 1001, to be determined. No native disabilities. ' A Parliamentary White Paper issueif in December gave the text of the Let ters Patent and instructions relating to 'the new Transvaal Constitution, which passed the Great Seal on tho Gth inst. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. The Legislative Council is to consist of fifteen members, who will bo summoned in tho case of Uhe first Council by the Governor. No person will be summoned unless he is of tho age of 30 years or upwards, nor unless he is qualified to ba registered as a voter for some electoral division of the colony. ' Tho Governor ...
Destructive Fire at Lismore [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
Destructive Fire at Lismore I During the eai-ly hours of Monday morning (says the 'Northern Star') a fire occurred in Woodlark-street, which resulted .in the total destruc tion of four wooden one storey shops, the property of Dr. Connor, of Mul- lumbimby. Constables Taylor and Graham were on duty in the (own at the time, and about 4 o'clock Con stable Taylor noticed smoke p.oming from the rear of Messrs. CavroH's saddler's shop, and on investigation found a fire in full blaze. He at once ran round the corner to the cab stand telephone and sent an alarm to the brigade, the boll ringing at 4.5 a.m. Though the turn-out under the circumstances was prompt, by the 'time the brigade arrived the whole of the shop was burning, and the fire had spread on to the next door pre mises occupied by Messrs. M. Gay and Co. The inflammable nature of the buildings, which were built of tim ber, was most favourable to the spread of the flames, and before any thing could be done it had obtained such a hol...
Lismore Dry-press Brick Company, Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
Lismore Dry-press Brick Company, Ltd. The following is extracted from the 'Northern Star.' The above company is now in full swing. The works were commenced at Bexhill, under the most adverse conditions, due to the wet season, last year, and peculiarities of shalo on the site. The preliminary difficulties are now over and the manufacture of bricks is proceeding most satisfactor ily. Since opening the works have turned out over half a million bricks and the present output averages 10,000 to 11,000 per day of 8 hours. It is necessary just now to work overtime in order to cope wifli present requirements. Over 20 nisn are now employed. The demand for their bricks has irioro than justified the enterprise of the company in putting down the plant and they claim that, from results as far as quality is con cerned, their bricks are suDerior to any Sydney brick, including O.K., or face bricks — and in proof of this we subjoin a lettor from Messrs. Blacket and Wall, architects, rccognised au tho...
DOCTOR AND PATIENT. "THE MEDICAL CONSCIENCE." [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
DOCTOR AND PATIENT. 'THE MEDICAL CONSCIENCE.' Should doctors mislead in order to cure? Are misrepresentations a medi cine? Such are the questions raised by an article in a recent number of the 'Hos- pital' on. the medical conscience. 'It not infrequently arises,' says the writer, 'in the relations of the doctor with his patients, that perplexing prob lems present themselves to his mind as to how far he Is justified in withhold ing the truth, or in adopting subterfuges j of :manner or speech with the intent to deceive. 'It is now very generally recognised ? that in many morbid conditions, especi ally ?'in those of a nervous or neuras- ' thenic order, suggestion forms a most useful therapeutic measure, and this frequently Involves methods of decep tion. 'In all cases It Is essentially the in terests of the patients themselves that the doctor has to consider. Hence, In their interests, and in their Interests alone, is he justified in adopting me thods of speech or action which may misl...
Lecture. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
- Lecture. On Wednesday night, 6th insfc., Mr. Albert Bruntnell, M.L.A., secre tary Temperance Alliance Society of New South Wales, delivered a lecture in |tho School of Arts, dealing with the provisions of the new Licensing Act. There was a good audience, the hall being well filled. Mr. A-. Cameron occupied the chair, and briefly introduced the speaker. Mr. Bruntnell, who on rising was well received with a round of applause, expressed his appreciation of the splendid reception accorded him, and stated that lie waB there as secretary of the New South Wales Temperance Alliance, to express an opinion on the provisions of the New Liquor Bill, and its generous pro visions. Ho thought they were all united in tlie desire to see the pro gress of this young and glorious country, and lie would endeavour to discuss the provisions of the Bill, which had now placed the liquor question in the hands of the people, as lucidly as possible. He was going to appeal to all, whether they were total abst...
THE POPE. INFLUENCE ON ROMAN LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
THE POPE. - INFLUENCE ON ROMAN LIFE. Pius X. (writes ' Amuza Thorn ton' in tho ' Outlook') .has- givun Rome' as well as tho wr.rld- n sur prise, by the way ho has, broken over the traditions of- the Vatican. As parish priest, Bishop, Cardinal, and Patriarch, , lie has- been a simple Christian, doing his . work faithfully, serving God and humanity devotedly with a single spirit ; ho knew no thing .else.: ? Politics- and diplomacy never entered his life. : : Christ was all in all with him ; the Church,, the visible ..instrument '...through-, which tho' teachings of the Nazareno : wore to bu administered. : Blessing in the name of , the. Master, and ministering to His children, fill the life of this man of sweet mind. The struggle in the Conclave over the: election of a successor of Leo XIII. caused, him ; to bo called as a compromise to wear the white robes of the head of the Church. The bliss ful quietness of his loved Vfinico was taken- from 'him, and lie. was placod in. an environm...
[?] [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
[?] the ing 23, at £5 s pri at £3 £3 12s calved heifer £6, 2 at £5 at £1 lis, £4 springers at £8 do, at £3 5s, at £4, buggy at £12, set horse £8 do. dgcl to £io,a^B^^^^^^H up to whole averi^^^^^^^^^^^^| Privately during^^mB_^^H sowsfat £14 10s, 20 springers 12s 6d; 2 do. at £9 5s, 2' do, at 46 steors at 33s, 21 do. at £2 Isj^H springers at £7t 20 poddies at horse at £20, i do. at £15j lease a^H stock £1000. At Mullumbimby yards, in ci^^J junction'with Mr. F. P. Ewing, ys^H sale totalling £420. Total sales for the month, Jas. Parrish reports a very satisfactory sale Harrigan's dairy hord, on Tuesday last) prices their usual high staadarJH^^^^^H sold from £7 to £'2l, as h 10s bring offered for old heifer. Calves, 2 days old, toa&^j Horses sold lo £20. Tile whole herj .j averaged over £9 per head. J'. I
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
I Belling j Pianos. I The CKeap ! est Fiasio ~ j we stock I is tfoe Bel j ling — I It's wortli j more tliazi \ we asK. for j it, buit we j Ib^a y well | (El easi sell S cheaply. § Thousands in use, 1 each one fully s'ua 2 rantoed to stand all S climates. £ Piano Catalogues s Post Free, t? 1 'Paling's | . 338 George St. fti . Sydney I §A ... —FOURTEEN— ? : : - — -THOUSAND— - — .CONTENTED— I Yes, we liave in stock ono thousand, four hundred pairs of easy-fitting splendidly made pairs of Boots and ?Shoes, capable of accimmodating fourteen thousand pairs of contentod ?toes. If You Are Going To the Show „ . You will be well advised if someone ^vho lias worn a 'pair of the Boots and Shoes WE stock, suggests that you should encase YOUR feet in a ? ? pair of our luxuriously soft, good ? ' wearing Boots and Shoes. Men's Boots from 7s 6d up to 21s ? ?Some we have at 10/6, 11/6, 12/6 ? . . j All arc perfect models of tho Shoe-' maker's art. Ladies Shoes from all prices — to all prices 'We are ...
Byron Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
Byron Shire Coiincil. ( From the Record ) The regular fortnightly meeting of the above was held in the Sliiro Hall on the i.Mi inst., the full Council, Shire engineer, and Shire clerk being present. After tho minutes ot the previous meeting had received confirmation, (Jr. Armstrong drew attention to the omission of the Shire Engineer's neme from tho minutes of the meet ings, and it v;at pointed out that it was not necessary that his name should lie mentioned, as lie-j was the same as the clerk, and the meetings could nut go on without both being present. CoiiKES PON'DENCE. The outward correspondence was read, and related to formal business and a telegram which the President liad sent to (lie Department regard ing the buoys at the jetty. The President explained his reason for having sent this wire was be cause Capt. Davis, of the s.s. Cavanba, had interviewed liim on tlie matter, and had stated tlie steamer, wincn no had been ^compelled to anchor out, could have laid alongside the je...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
Of |three adjoining Shires, it is not '.'easonable to expect Byron Bay to bear the whole cost of the work. I would therefore, suggest that this Shire contribute proportionately to the amount contributed from other sources, and also in tho samo way to the amount contributed by public ^ subscription towards road of access to Mullumbimby cemetery. 4. Laverty's Gap Road : While fully recognising the importance of this road with its increasing- settle- ment and heavy timber traffic, I can not advise metalling the portions complained of. To metal a 12 foot cutting on a steep gradient traversed by heavy timber trucks, would be a useless expenditure. This cutting ?with others of a similar character in the Shire, must be widened to at least 18ft before any metal can be laid to advantage. Meanwhile this portion of the road will be kept open until more permanent work can be undertaken. 5. Application to open Reserve Road through Portion 33. There does not appear to be sufficient traffic or set...
AUSTRALIA'S FUTURE. FINANCIAL CRISES REVIEWED. THE DISASTROUS DROUGHTS. ALARMISTS ANSWERED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
AUSTRALIA'S FUTURE. FINANCIAL CRISES REVIEWED. THE DISASTROUS DROUGHTS. J' ALARMISTS ANSWERED. Australia's history lies in the future; her past affords us records of no famous victories, save over the privations and disasters of Nature In her unkindcr moods; her heroes are the heroes of the stock-whip and the spade. The real life of Australia began in 17SS, when Captain Philips set foot on her shores at Sydney with 1030 sonls, mostly convicts. With them they brought sixty animals, the parent stock of Australia's millions. By 1813 the pioneer pastoralists had occupied the western plains of New South Wales. In 1842-3 came the first of those disas trous financial crises which have more than once swept over the colony. Govern ment money, deposited in the tanks and lent by them to land speculators, was withdrawn for the furtherance of a scheme of assisted immigrati6n. The banks called in their advances, and in the rush to realise sheep were sold at Gd a head, cattle at 7s Cd, and horses ...
AN OLD PROPHECY. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
Mr I:' ? ; ? ? ?? ^ AN OLD PROPHECY. Vj J™ ^London journal points out tha^H posltismen liav0 annexo'd' not only thc^^ 'jij-; of Canterbury and 1 York but the^B (ho -piership» the Woolsack, the Leader relea':of tiie Opposition,. the Vice-^H »way \ics Indin Ireland! There is^B fc-nnr-»v prupnecy, just i«ur nuituiua yoara ??fcwhieh says:— fl ^^^MflUnLing? The limping Stato V need a crutch. . M J time a t^m^^ill pro^HMfc^^l our be,
THE DESPISED HALFPENNY. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
THE DESPISED HALFPENNY. The State makes a very handsome sum every year by withholding fractions of pence when paying dividends on Go vernment stock. Out of the amount is sued in a recent financial year for ser vices chargeable to the Consolidate! Fund, these trifles, according to a wii er in 'Ca-ssell's Saturday Journal.' amounted to no less than L777 -lis 4d, while the fractions which accrued In the same period from interest on other pub lic funis totalled L773 13s — a gain In all of more than fifteen hundred pounds'
OLDEST LADY JOURNALIST. FIFTY YEARS OF PRESS WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
OLDEST LADY JOURNALIST. FIFTY YEARS OF PRESS WORK. It was suggested lately that Miss Ma rianne Farningliam, the well - known writer in the 'Christian World,' was tho oldest woman journalist still in ac livo work. This Is proved to be a mis take. There is another distinguished woman writer — llrs GiisUcl lloey— better known, indeed, - lo the general public; as a novelist than as a journalist, Mho has a higher claim to this honor able position., - r Mrs Hoey is stiU'n busy writer Cor the Press, and bears lightly tho burden o£ lier seventy-six years. Her ? first, nows liaper crticle was written more than half a' century ago, in 1S53. It was the year of the great Exhibition. in Dublin, which followed closely on tlie Interna tional Exhibition in Hyde Park. . One d:iy Mrs Cnshel Ilocy was- walking through the beautiful loan collection of pictures. ' discussing them with her father, 'vlien they were joined by Dr. Gray, afterwards Sir John Gray, then editor of the 'Freeman's Journal.' :.'He...
BOILER BURSTS. AN APPALLING EXPLOSION. TWO MEN INSTANTLY KILLED. IRON HURLED 400 FEET. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 14 March 1907
BOILER BURSTS. AN AFP AIDING EXPLOSION. TWO MEN INSTANTLY KILLED. IRON HURLED 400 FEET. Without any more serious warning than a deep rumbling noise of a second's duration, a terrific explo sion, resulting in the instant death of two men and injury to a number of others, occurred lato on the 20th December at the chief generating station of the South Metropolitan Electric Light and Power Company ' Ltd., in Blockwall iane, East Green- 1 wich. ' | | Simultaneously with tho explosion a lire broke out and spread with amazing rapidly, till the entire building was enveloped in flames. The 1 whole of the district lire brigade, ' numbering somo twenty engines, in- 1 eluding several fire floats, were quick- j ly summoned, and tho flames after two hours were extinguished. j EXTRAORDINARY FORCE. ! It was a remarkable explosion in many ways. The fact that only two men were killed does not in itself give an adequate idea of tho appal ling nature of the explosion. The power station is situated at B...
Purebred Jerseys. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
Purebred Jerseys. Mr. C. R. G. Macdonald, of the Gordon : Stud Farm, Mullumbimby, sends the following : — I recently imported two American Jersey -cows. One ..is Exile's 'Queen of St. Lambert, an inbred Exile of St. Lamber.^ cow. Exilo of St. Lambert has ninety-four daughters whose butter records range from 141bs. to 231bs in seven days. , The other cow is Queen Riota of St. Lambert, she is strong in the blood ?of' St. Lambert's Riota King, his dam has a record of 241bs. of butter in seven days, while the dam of his grand sire, the great Ida of St. Lambert, has a record of 301bs of butter -in seven days. ? ? Last week I secured the best ' two cows on the Kameruka Estate. The younger cow is Olive Tree, by -champion Angler's Boy (imp) dam Olive by Pet's Lad, grand dam Myrtle by Lord Raglan. Both Olive and Myrtle won- the butter trial in the Bega district. Their yiejds are 20 -quarts daily, and 21 lbs of butter per week. .Olive Tree is on her second calf, and is pro nounced by Mr. Wren...