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News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
News and Notes. Mr J.J. McSheehy is reviving the brass band at Byron Bay. ' Severe shocks of earthquake have been experienced at Wellington, Nel son, and Greymouth, New Zealand. Water hyacinth is practically blocking navigation on the river at Brisbane. At Tenterfield Show Napoleon and Desmond] cleared 6ft. 7in. in the high jump event. The owers of the horses decided to divide the prize. A Shorthorn-Ayrshire cow at Sale, Victoria, calved a second lot of twins within twelve months. Clarence River shire -councils have ?commenced -a -campaign against all noxious weeds, with the exception of lantana and Scotch thistles. Japan has constructed a torpedo to be fired by a wireless telegraphy. The Hindoo population in Fiji is increasing by a thousand -i year. In connection with the Victorian Parlaoientary elections. 18 Minis terial and two Labor«candidates were elected unopposed. ? Mr. H. L. James, solicitor, Bellin gon has been given a week by the Full Court to explain in regard to a dishon...
Bangalow Show. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
\ i 1 Bangalow Show. The eleventh annual exhibition of ™ t'ho Bangalow Society waB opened on Tuesday, under most favorable ?circumstances as regards the weather. The attendance would be about 1500, the gate takings showing an im provement of about £10 on last ^year's opening day. Tuesday being ^^(??udging day, those who attended were ^^^Hhieily people interested in stock, the opening day of the Show HHPbeing' Wednesday. 'Very extensive improvements have been carried out BL Bince last show, in -the way of filling ^^^ and levelling the ring, cutting down ^^^kat one side, and increased accommo ^^^Hdation for -stock. Entries totalled . j^^HVabout 3000, over 1000 being 'in cattle. Owing to the tick scare, quarantine Hp regulations blocked any cattle from ^ -north of Mullumbimby. Still the show of stock was the finest seen at Bangalow, which has the reputation ?of being the cattle show of the north. ? Stock, as was only to -be expected, by ' , reason of the favorable season, -were a / \in...
Mooball. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
Mooball. A Correspondent writes : — Owing to the continuous rain for months past, nverything is in a very bad state, and the outlook for the winter is anything but encouraging. Messrs O'Connor, Mills, Jarrett, and others have not, in consequence of -the long spell of wet weather, been able to burn their felled scrub, whioh is a serious loss to them. This' means no corn or pumpkins, and a reduction in fa jjck, particularly pigs, as also poultry , and I understand that a nice lot t : the feathery tribe will be putgupon the .Mullumbimby market from this quarter in a week or so. A terrific whirlwind, which took the form of a cyclone, swept over Mooball Creek, at what is known as Jarrett's Crossing, last week. It took a westerly, course, and in its passage uprooted itrees and carried limbs and branches a distance of over 100 yards. Heavy rain fell iiere on the 13 th., ?12 tli., 13th., 14-th., and 15t-h ^ns't, leaving acres of land covered with 'water. When, oh when ! -will we get those m...
THE OVERSEA EMPIRE. AN INTERESTING SUMMARY. A POPULATION OF 350,000,000. A DEBT OF L700,000,000. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
THE OVERSEA EMPIRE. AN INTERESING SUMMARY. A POPULATION OF 350,000,000. ?' A DEBT OF L700,000,000. Many striking facts regarding the Brl- , tish dominions beyond the seas, 'the States of the Empire outside the United Kingdom, are given in a statistical ab stract issued in 'the form of a Blue-book late In December. In the first place it is found (says the 'Daily Express') that the oversea Em pire comprises 11,193,000 square miles, or about 100 times the size of the Mother land. Its population totals nearly 350.000,000, but the large majority of these subjects of the King tire to be found in India, the totals being: — India (British and Feudatory) .. 300,000,000 Rest of the Empire ? 50,t*)0.000 Roughly speaking, if India is excluded the population of the Empire averages four persons to the square mile, aind it is therefore very evident that a considerable amount of room is left for expansion. This is especially the case with the greater colonies as a glance at the fol - lowing figures...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
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A SMALL WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
? A SMALL WORLD. honour or tne partners Had arrived, and tho clerks that morning were indulging in their usual bout of gOBsip. 'Did I tell you chaps that I was leaving?' arawlod the languid swell of the staff, whose incompetence was as palpable as the splen dour of his attire. 'Heard you'd got tho sack,' replied tho spectacled cashier gruffly. 'I answered an advertisement yesterday for n,,,,k .,VWfto « niat-uiustj juu, resumca tne over-dressed one, Ignoring the remark. 'I'vo pitched a rather Btrong yarn, but you've got to do that if you want to keep up with tho times.' Just then tho senior partner entered, and all wro to intensely. Within five minutes tho 'old man,' .who had boon opening letters, called the last speaker Into his room, and the following dia logue became plainly audible to thoso out 'Havo you been In our serive seven years?' 'No, sir— only fiftoen months.' 'And 1b your salary L4 10s a week?' 'Eh, no, sir— thirty shillings ? ' 'And are you in entire charge of the count...
THE HUMORIST. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
, THE HUMODIST, i'\ ? ? ? — I It frequently happens that n man with Aj round head is very narrow-minded. 'They are having an engagement ot dinner at tho Browns' to-night' 'Who is engaged:' 'A now cook.' Figuratively Speaking. — 'They cay ©very man has his price!' I suppose every .'woman has her flraure!' | 'Yes, James, deso mumps keep? mo trom^ I goin' to scool/an* for de sum of 10 let you hang around me an' ketch 'em Mrs Blank : Before you marrie^|^^^^^H used to sny you wero^^ell off. I was; but I was a foo», 'Doeg' Polly a cracker?' , tor a parrot in a cago. 'I ttenciaco from you whatever,'
A NATURAL CONCLUSION. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
A NATURAL CONCLUSION. in a country parish In Scotland the .minis ter and the ruling elder went over the moor ^ .15 011 Parishioner on a 'catechlsin/ ' and tho walk being a long one, their appe tites were keen when they arrivod. Before commencing the serious business they hinted that something to eat would bo acceptable. Jauet accordingly went to the cupboard and placed on the table sundry refreshments in uju way oi .Drcaa, miiK, etc., ana, seating her self at a Iittlo distance, requested her visitors to 'fall to.' They 6oon demolished the viands, and the minister remarked, 'Now, Janet, we will be gin the serious business. Do you. remember the text last Sunday?' 'Deed, ay,' replied Janet. 'I mind it.wcel. It was the miracle of tho loaves and fishes.' 'And have ye pondered the subject during the week, Janet?' 'Deed havo I, sir, and I'm thinking the noo that gin you an' tho elder had been there they wadna hao ta'cn up sae mony bas ketfu's.' . -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
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STRANGE COINCIDENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
STRANGE COINCIDENCES. Tne late L.ora Acton lor many years kept a record of coincidences. A very strange one oc curred In his own experience. A rumor spread that his wife bad drowned herself. She had done nothing of the kind, but it was quite true that a Baroness Acton had drowned herself at Tegernsee, where Lord and Lady Acton were staying, and had i uiuwwcu uvizvu unuer ineir winaow. ' The strangest of all coincidences noted by Lord Acton concerned Sir Edmund Berry God frey, who was murdered nt the bottom of what is now Primrose Hill, but was Ufcn known as Greenberry Hill, in London. Three men were hanged for the murder, their names, respectively, were Green, Berry. Hill.
"WITHOUT." [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
'WITHOUT.' The German girl who presided over the sodn fountain was accustomed to patrons who did not know their own minds, and her hab:t of thought was difficult to change. 'I'd like a glass of plain soda,' said a stout man, entering one day in evident haste as well as thirst. 'You havo vanilla, or you have lemon?' 'I want plain soda— without syrup. Didn't you understand me?' asked the stout man testily. 'Yas,' and the placid German face did not change In expression or color. 'But what kind sirup you want him mltout? Mitout vanilla or mitout lemon?' '
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH., Byron Bay charge. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
Presbyterian Church., Byron Bay charge. 1st Lord's Day Month — Mullumbim- by 11, Byron Bay 3, Springvale 7.30 2nd Lord's Day, do. — Myocum 11, Main Arm 2.30, Mullumbimby 7.30 3rd Lord's Day. do. — Bangalow 11, ?Springvaie 2.30, Byron Bay 7.30 '1th Lord's Day — Myocum 11. Coora bell School of Arts 2, Mullumbimbv 7.30; Springvale (Mr Marshall, preach er), 2.30 5th Lord's Day — Myocum 11, Main Arm 2.30, Mullumbimby 7.20 :Spring vale (Mr Marshall, preacher) 7.30 Rev. Richard Dill Micky
ONE FOR ALEXANDRE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
ONE FOR ALEXANDRE. Aiexanaro Dumas found in his mail one day ®ct ? P® n°te, signed by a French count:— , u have tho honor to propose our col laboration of a drama. Your name will appear beside mine, 'iou will bear all tho expenses of tho first production. You will receive tho pecuniary benefits, for I only work for glory.' Dumas sent tho following answer: — 'Sir.— I nm n^f Jn (ho u ? ? ? ? h°ree and an ass to my carriage. I regret, therefore, that I cannot nccept your amiable proposition.' The Count, in bis turn, wrote: — '.'Sir,— Your note refusing to join me in liter ary work (is at hand. Of course, you are at perfect liberty to refuse so advantageous an otter; but I forbid your calling mo a horse In the future.'
THE HUMORIST. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
THE HUMORIST, Little Willie: Say, pa, what Is 'expert tes timony? Pa; Expert testimony, my son, 1b tlie kind that conflicts with tho actual facta in the case. Haokins (a visitor in tho timber camp): I notice that tho loggers eat a great deal of pork. I suppose it is a great help to tbcm? Tho Does: Yes, pork choDs. Her Father: What does that young man do who was in tho parlor last night? Pretty . Daughter: He's a gentleman of leisure, papa. . He lost hia job last week. Ho Took Her at Her Word.— 'So her en- . - gagement is off?' 'Yea. Sho told him to bo more economical, and ho started by buying her an imitation diamond ring.' Evidence.— 'The evidence chows, Mrs Mul cohey, that you threw a etono at tho con stable.' 'it shows more than that, yer Honor. It shows that Oi hit him.' Jacks: Dobson writes me that while explor ing tho banks of tho Kilo ho had to clamber up a palm tree to escape a crocodile. Jones: So he'B having adventures in a foreign climb —eh? I Inhabitant: Healthy? Lor' bl...
THE OPEN WINDOW. A HOMELY CAUSERIE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
THE OPEN WINDOW. - A HOMELY CAUSERIE.. Anthony Rowley' writes, In the ? 'Glasgow Herald':— . I I have my small contribution to make to one of the hardy perennials, the ' deathless topics of this Journal — the householder and the flat system. It Is mine to treat of the middleclass French man as ho is housed In Paris; the class that corresponds with that at home, whose members claim abatement under Schedles (D) and (E), and who live in terraces and commodious villas. In former visits to Paris, we have of ten been royally entertained by French men, but always at some restaurant or cafe; during this sojourn we have for the first time received the warm hospi tality of several French homes. The French — by their own confession — are not given to much home hospitality to strangers. Men of this middle class in Paris usually live in a small 'ap- partment' of from four to six rooms, to which is attached the merest dot of a kitchen or cooking cupboard. On her regular days, Madame receives her ...
Local Government Manual. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 21 March 1907
Local Government Manual. From a circular received, together with a copy, in pamphlet form, of the Local Government Act of .1006, with an index, wo gather that Messrs. R. J. Browning, M.A., Jas. Young, B. ., L.L.B., and E. H. Tebbutt, barristers at law, are engaged m the compila tion of a Local Government Manual, the design of which is to include in one convenient publication all Acts of Parliament, Ordinances. Regulations, &c., dealing with Local Government, and is intended for the public gen erally as well as for the legal profes sion. Tho special foature of the Manual will bo the Notes, which, besides containing full explanatory matter, will also comprise references to local (including Victorian, Queens land and New Zealand) decisions and Imperial caso law ; cross- references to the - different scctious of the Act, and to the Ordinances and Regula tions; comparative tables (shewing corresponding sections of repealed acts, otc.), table of eases, indox, etc. The Manual will ...