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Four that Don't Beat a Full. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
Four tnat Don't Beat a Full. In the noble, gnmo of' poker, says the Baltimore Gazette, by menus of which "General Sehende eked out his salary while at tho Court of St. .James, and in tho didi seasons of Emma, mino stock managed to turn auhoncst penny out of the effete aris- tocracy of haughty Britinn, there aro various technical terms which aro so striekingly, picturesque that they have passed into tho language. A '.stright," a "Hush," and a " bobtpiled Hush,"- .',two pair," the edge." "I call you," "1 see you that and go ten better," und; many other beautiful. and expressive phrases, uro in current use among worldlings. In 'this game a full beats a flush, and four beats a full. Tour of a kind is the host bund ; four aces take the pile, and bent everything except live jacks and a %bowio knife. Tho House bf l.eprcscntntives nt' two u'cluck on^Saturday held four knaves, the Louisiana lleturning Board. There were Wells, Anderson, Cassuneuvc mid Kenner. These four knaves were pro- perty...
The Early-rising Delusion. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
Tne Early-rising Delu- sion. ; For farmers anti those who liv« in lo- calities wlteio people can retire at. eight or niue o'clock in the evouing, the old notion about early rising isstill appropriate. But bo who kept np till ten orelevon or twelve o'clock, and then rises ut. live ur six, be- cause of some old ditty about "curly to rise," is committing- a sin* against bis own soul.' There-is notono man in tcu thousand who cnn alford to do without seven or oight liour.s',sL'oj). AU the stuff written about great men who slept' only three or four hours a, day.is apocryphal. They havu been.put upon such small allowance occas iouully, mut prospered ; but nu niau ever ?yet kept healthy in body and mind for a number of years with loss than seven hours' sleep. Il: you cnn get to bed early, then riso em ly. If yon cannot get to bcd till lute, than risc lute. It muy bo us prop or for one man to rise ut oight us it is for another to rise at. live. Let thc rousing bell bo rung nt loust thirty mi...
Flammerton's Speculations on Jupiter. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
FÏammerton's Specula , tions on Jupiter. Tlic world 'ot Jupiter is thc most volu- minous bf all thc globes of our system ;' it is; only 1U,0U0 times'smaller! than'' thc sun, uud by itself alone is equal to 1,400 terrestrial globes. : So, .although] it, re- volves . in' a "circuit' that " is almost 200,000,000 leagues distant, and receives a light very hiuc'.i fainter than that rc: eeivud by tho earth, its bulkiness is mani- fested through tho' brilliancy' with which it shines during our starlit nights, n'bril ,Haney, equal and ' often superior to that .with which'Venus sparkles. His is a ra- ra visiting world,'when judged from a dis- tance, without having been there. In the first place, a perpetual spring time radi- ates o'er his surface. If ho is bedecked with llpwors:-a circumstance of which Wo entertain no doubt, save as to knowing of what such Howers; may consist-they do not live only "l'espace d'un mutin " (tho space of a morning) as,'your.roses,, but enjoy .an existence infini...
The Poe. Gemini and Virgi. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
Gemini and Virgi. ' i Some vast amount of years ugo, » -' ?>-. ' Ere all my youtli had vanished from me, . Aboy it was1 my lot to know, Whom his familiar friends called Tommy, ' - I love to gozo upon n child ; ? v . A young bud bursting hilo blossom ; ' Arüess; ns Eve yet imbeguileil, And agile as a young oppossum : And such was he. A caliu-hrow'd Iud, Vet mad, ni'moiueiits, as a hatter : : Why hatters.us a raoe sro i-.uiil . : ; I never knew, nor does it matter. . He was what nurses cnll a " limb; " -J Ono of those 'mindi'misguided creatures, -¿Who; ibo' thoir'iiitellects «re dun,. Aro one iou mari}' lor their teachers: i - And, if you asked of him to «ny £:r-?.;Wliiil.twiee lt) was, or ii times 7, He'd glance (III quite » pluoid .way) '. ? Erom beaven to ourtli, tram em ili tohearun "i- And'aííiilo, anil look politely round, To catch a casual suggestion; ?v -But rnake nb ellort lo propound - 'Any solution ol the question. . . v And HO not much esteemed wits ho : ??' Of tho auth...
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
' STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS . «ARRIVE SYDNEY-:- - January 5, February 2, March 1, Mareil 30, April 26, May 24, Jane 21, July 19, August 16, September 13, October ll, Novomber 8, Decem, bor.7. LEAVE SYDNEY . JartUary 29, Februarv 25, March 25, April 18, May 16, June 13', \Tuly ll, August 8, September 5,'October 7, November 4, December 2, Decem- ber 30. .
LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
' . JLOVE AND FRIENDSHIP. ."¡¡'i;" Tho hirds, when Winter aliados the sky, ....^.«íí«i-'-vEly.o'er dio sens away, , '?¡¿«As*! Wherc'laughing isles in sunshine Ho And Suminei brcc/.c* piny. Viîî ' "'' ' ' ' " * ' .'?? ^'Wi'r.yïis tims tho friends Unit .luttornear While fortune's sun is warm,'' .> iv Aro stnrtloil ifm cloud ni-pour,. :. ?".»?,.« J Add lly before the storm."1 : But wlicu from Winter's howling plains « . . liauh other ..wurblur'H past,- ... . : ... ï v Tbd little nnovr-liii'il still jrynmms: .- ( . .' iVnd olnriiiriü.'iiiiil the. blaMt. i : ?:? , ?*tove,l.lcB that hird, wliuii friendship's throng With fartuno'H min dapart, , 'Söll ung«M'.with:iUi:obeorlul'.iipng. -->.........«.: v. And nostleH on thc huau, ;
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ARRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
CLARENCE RIVER . MAILS. I ... ARRIVE Clarence. River Heads-'Monday and Thurs- day, 6 a. ni. Duho-Monday and Thursday, 7 a. m. Woodburn-Monday and Thursday, ,5 p.m., and leave for Iàsmoro on Tueadoy . and Friday, 6'30 a.nu *' " . ?" Wyrallah-Tuesday andFridayj 8*30 am. Gundurimba-^Tuesday ahd-Fridayi 10 "IB a.m. | , Lismore-Tuesday and Fridayi'll a.rn; ' . ' . _ DEPART- V ' Lismore-Tuesday and Saturday, (1 p'.m; Gundurimba^-Tuesday ? and ,Saturday,''2 p.m. Wyrallah-rTueaday. and Saturday, . 3;30 p.nv Woodburn-Tuesday and Saturday, 7rp.m., and leave for Clarence Heads on oro'Wednesday and Sunday, at.6 a.m. , " . Iluka-Wednesday and Sunday, 4 p.m. ° . . Clarence Heads-Wednesday and Saturday, 5 p.m. . - ? , - - . Mails close, for Registered Letters, one tour, and Ordinary Letters, thirty: minutes before departure. . , ".-- . . --' : ? N. -SHARPE," . ' , ''Postmaster. '
STEAMERS VIA SUEZ ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
STEAMERS VIA SUEZ - .; ARRIVE SYDNEY- - 1 January .12, ; February 9, March 9, April 6, May 4, June 1, June 29, ' July 28, August 25, September'22,' Ootobor 20, November I7i De cember'15. ' . ' - LEAVE. SYDNEY January 22, February 19, March 19, April 1*, May 12, June 9, July 6, August 3, ' August 31, September 30, October 28, November 25, De- cember 23.
Married Experience. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
Married Experience. . ' ' ' THE ?wisest bit of wisdom, yet is in the fonowing' letter from ,,/a husband, which deserves > to be printed as . a,''leaflet ' and published for the use of pastors as a parting benediction on wedding occasions :-; * ' ?'learned my wife about thirtyrfive'years' faga i The-ceremony was performed* aü"'- T ' o'clpok4n '.the morning; Before retiring that evening .we had a good talk with each othes, and-the result, has sweetened om; entire lives. We agreed with each other that each 'should always bte watchful and careful never, .by word or act/Ato hurt the feeling of the Other.' We -were both young,- both hot tempered, both, positive in om* likes and dislikes,' [ and bom somewhat exacting and inflexible-just the material for a life of conjugal warfare. ..Well, ' for a few years we found it hard" work' to always live by our agreement Occasionally (not often) a word or look would,' slip '.oír the tongue or face before-it could, be. caught pr suppressed ;. but ...
The Victorian Premier's Speech. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
Thc Victorian Premier's Speech. A TELEGRAM in the ' Evening News ' of 31st May, says,-Mr.' Bèriy addressed the electors of Geelong last night, ' and there were about a thousand persons present.' " He said he was resolved to again ~ introduce a land tax as proposed by him when he was head of the Government before. 'No "protective duties would be' interfered with, , but duties might be placed on articles -not now protected. The Government would , not . allow any more country-lands to be' sold, by auction, but they would extend the; residence conditions to ten years. A, Royal Commission to inquire into the.working pf the Loan System would be ' appointed. Ä Railway con- struction Bill would be introduced, and some of the . lines-propos'eä by the M'Culloch Government would ''tie, included. He. said ànpther, railway.' loan 'was. absolutely necessary, ' The, Government' would deal with Ohe question of constitutional' reform in a spirit of moderation. The- speech is generally commended for ...
The Turkish Sultan. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
; ; The Turkish Sultan. . THE correspondent of the « Times ' says : " The wasting dissipations and debaucheries of the unfortunate Padishah, as' well as his fits' of brooding melancholy and- his vague terrors, '.kno.w jxo limits and intermission. .His Majesty is'afflicted with. bad teeth, and his dentists, as may well be imagined, have np easy times with their formidable patient. His ministers, who are said to be transacting .business with their Imperial master, are hardly ever allowed to see him. The stagna- tion of affairs, the disorder in the administra- tion of affairs, never were more hopeless. Despotism never was concentrated in more helpless, incapable hands. The Sultan's periods of gloomy despondency are now and then diversified by excesses pf savage passion. He summoned the other day the ex-Valide Sultana, mother of his brother Murad, and asked her how the,invalid was getting on. "Upon the "poor woman answering that her son was always'in the same sad condition, he gave her....
On Bananas. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
On Bananas* A WRITER in the ' Queenslander ' says of this fruit:-"During travels in tropical and semi-tropical countries, in the West India Islands, across the Isthmus of Panama, in Louisiana, , Florida, Mexican ports, Sand- wich and Fiji Islands, we saw the banana grow under very 'different circumstances; and it became an observation-a rule without a solitary exception-that where we .got .good, bananas, and ' had opportunity either to see where they were grown or to make enquiry on the subject, that these very fine bananas were produced without any cultivation worthy of thç name. It was so at Gaudaloupp, at; Colon, Panama, and Acapulco. The fruit at these places are bf enormous size. We had bananas-^-evidently .of the common' long kinds 'grown in Queensland-each, of which was, from eight to ten .inches iu length. The quality was. very fine ; better, as we believe, than any we had ever before tasted. Well, iii all these cases the banana groves are forüied by chipping and burning the...
An Unpleasant Exposure. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
An Unpleasant Exposure ÍTTNDER the above title an*'amitsing 'story **ïa' ! connection with the 'Lynch Family oí iBelhingers, who, by the bye,'; are nearly «ll ¡bachelors,: recently, appeared in the ' Lantern,' .a comic journal printed in Adelaide. At the time. the.company, was drawing very large, houses at the Townhall, - and. several ladies ¡(young ones' wè ' presume) ' wrote under assumed names, advising them .to exchange ¡the ' single state for married blessedness".-' As Ithe epistles were/vwry. laughable' affairs, one of the company, .. at an' evening 'concert, read them amidst roars of " laughter, f.to -the audience;'' It so happened - that the writers, ¡with some friends, weçé present, and as may ¡be guessed, were thunderstruck- at hearing their" productions read.'- Standing it, .how- ever,''as long, as human patience could, and 'fearing, perhaps, by- some- mishap their jnames might' be appended, they, with some confusion,, hurried to-the. door; but hot before the audience, no...
Jute Fibre. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
' ;. p!Tf ña. (satisfactory .tö,'*.iearh ..that ¡the ¡fibre ' . ' !.gro»|^ íamd-¡prepared' here UastMieason under ' t^Otp.'ewbai ' àisaàvant'agëoÙB 'circumstances; is ?.yrell ' thought oí Ajy .'practical ;ge!itlemen in ; Melbourne, ¿as;Mr..*te/.'Iiarkin, of this ¡town, - baa ..kindly handed "ns'the following »extract '¿¿rom à letter received -by him :--" I gave the . sampfé'rbf . "Jute - you' sent to pn principal . j jfúrcháser^here, forjjis opinion, and that of . ' his foreman."';' They. pronounced it a splendid , ,'.., sample, ;'better"than what is imported, ¡so.far ^;':a«:tney could judge hy the small sample sent. &lt;... -They.sayif you' cotold send 'them a haadred ,. i'\freigbt, or'sb, . theywoüld manufacture some 'bags or woolpacks .out of them for trial. '. ..-They^' value ït '=£t abônt £16 10s a ton. I. ' "P^espectingithe other samples sent from here," V ¿faé\ ItáütriyjFl&k, : .ñp'fc á plentiful article ; "fetches about ¿£45 per ton ; the Russian ? '.Hemp, .£...
THE WAR. LONDON, JUNE 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
THE. WAR. . LONDON,, JUNE' b: ? Great difficulty ÍB experienced in furnishing .'supplies tb the .Rriös'ian'AiTny.' . f'. !* ' *'. It is reporteil 'that the Houmania Circassian "insurgent's '"' 'hayo'".' been' ' defeated by the Russians ?with" ' great-loss." ' j"":" ".; ".. ' " , ". , / , - , JUNE ,7., The" 'Times' , states ''that ' the Russian Ambassador arrivedin'Lórídón, is the bearer ^of a note in reply to certain questions,-raised ,by England; and.further says that, the >note refuses the eventual temporary ..occupation of Constantinople.' ? ?' 'p' ?.'''.'!'/*/.. i ï .', r The ^President bf- the^French Council' has "been ' ' arrested ' ' for '"' 'attacking '( President ^McMahon. ( ... . ^ ^ '._ ( .'',' '.'"'""' Earl' Derby has reiusè'd''j^&lt;jaç>p^e//tô a proposal to^ neutralize tho Suez Canal, and has informed the Russian Ambassador that "the Porte, ; Khedive,and- England, 'haye deiieiWnèd hot ?' Wallow ' warlike 1 operations ¡on.the,Canal. >,"^vv, / / , ..; .....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
1 Fj? o Bono Publicó: JOHN MCLENNAN' BEGS to inform his".Friends, and the Public generally, that he will open a . .'.' ' ' GrBJN-EliAXi feTOEE. in the EXCHANGE BUILDINGS, MOLES- WORTH. STREET, LISMORE, on MON- DAY, 11th June, 1877, with a.- Carefully Selected STOCK of V GENERAL MERCHANDISE. His, Motto will ia^/sMAËÏi PROFITS AND QUICK RETORT Tho Public are respectfully invitei.to come and inspect the GOODS, /which areSMARKED IN PLAIN.FIGURES,/and will bé found,"the "VERY BEST QUALITY, at the LOWEST PRICES. ? ... , . j, - : .;. A Visit Will prove the fact,-" That this Es- tablishment is second to none in the District." NB:-PRODUCE OF EVERY DESCRIP- TION.taken in Exchange,- ;or . Purchased ; for CASH, at, the :. Highest Market. Rates. , , Important Sale of Stock and Household ?Furniture. fHis" DAY; :9TKÍ JUNE". ÖO. BRITT is instructed by. Mr. JAMES . WEBSTER, to Sell by Public Auction, at WEBSTER'S YARDS, South Lismore, on SATURDAY, June the Otb, a Very . CHOICE j LOT of CATTLE, HORSE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 9 June 1877
PRttfTttfG. NOTICE* THE "NORTHERN STAR" ia published at LISMORE, in the RICHMOND RIVER ^DISTRICT, every SATURDAY MORNING, and Sa despatched by the first Maila to ail parts of the District and Colony* The Advertising Scale "will be as follows *. d. First inch (eight lines) and under . ?. 2 0 Every additional inch .. ., ,, I 0 Births, Marriages, and Deaths ». 2 0 A liberal allowance wilt be made for Standing' ¿Advertisements, but no lower rate will be accepted than ls. an inch. , , Tabular advertisements will be charged double tho above rates. No advertisement will be booked to a non ?aubscriber for a less oharge than 2s. 6d. The number of insertions must be written ott the ?face of each advertisement, otherwise they will be .published until countermanded, and charged for 'accordingly; and no countermand will be valid ?unless given in writing'. Orders to alter or withdraw advertisements munt &lt;be sent in before 4 p.m., on "WEDNESDAY, and ^iew advertisements oannot be receive...