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North Coast District Herd Book. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
North Coast District Herd Uook. In -the return showing the cows tested for admission to thc district Herd Book' for 1905-06, we notice the following : — E. Ekichs, Mullumbimby. Lady — Durham cross, 8 years, dis trict brcd, colour rod, white markings. Tested May 29th, 1996 — Morning 23glbs, t3st 5.0, butter 1.33 lbs ;. evening 22-Jlb, test 5.1, butter 1.30 lbs ; total butter, 2.631bs. Second test taken Oct. 26th, 1906— Morning 21-|lbs, test 5.2, butter 1.271bs ; even ing 19^1bs, test 5.5, butter 1.2I5Ibs ; total butter 2,4851bs. Total butter for two tests, 5.115 lbs. Feed, crushed corn, bran, chaff, and grasses Blue Bell — Durham cross, aged, district bred, color, roan. Tested May 29th. 1906— Morning 171bs, test 5.2, bntter 1.001b ; evening 16|lbs, test 5.4, butter 1.011b; total butter 2.01 lbs. Second test, taken Nov. 16th, 1906 — Morning, 161bs, test 5.4, but ter ,981b ; evening, 16-g-lb, test, 5.2, butter 1.031b ; total butter 2.011bs. Total butter for two tests, 4.021bs. Feed, or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
Can You Blajie Hkr ? — If at last she tires of the fault-finding of a dys peptic hasband and) leaves him? The worst of the dyspeptic is that he does not realise his own meanness. His'world is entirely out of perspect ive. A man ig only as strong as his stomach. Ween the stomach is dis ceasnd all theother organs suffer. Dr. Sheldon's Digestivo Tabules are thc sufferers' tree of life. They will cure him- and bring him health and happiness just as certain as ho takes them. They are sure because they are a natural reiticdyj and contain ex actly tho same chemical properties as the digestive fluids in the stomach. For sale by Bennett & Sons.
ANTI-SUICIDE [?] WORK IN LONDON [?]VINCES. "ON THE BRINK." STRIKING PERSONAL NARRATE [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
ANTI-SUICIDE JMB WORK IN. LONDfm^H^^^B vinces. 'ON THE BRINK.' STRIKING PERSONAL NARRA'lHH The branch offices established at WH tol and Birmingham in connection wHb the great 'anti-suicide' scheme are hard at work, and have already dea^ successfully with many cases of des pair. The 'Daily Express' gives an account of the personal experiences of a man who had decided to commit suicide, and whose life was saved by the bureau. It is a remarkable document; and is writ ten by the man himself. , It la New Year's Eve. I am sick and cold. My overcoat has been reposing on a shelf i-n the pawnshop for over a week, and I am sick with the thought of what to-morrow means to me, for I am going to kill myself. An old acquaintance has lent me a dollar — a debt he can never collect; but he doesn't know that. I am the sole possessor of the secret, and there is a certain grim satisfaction in it. I have the feeling that nothing matters. What if an earthquake does shake St. Paul's from its foundations, ...
Court News. POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
Court News.. POLICE COURT. Monday, March 18th., before Mr.' J?. Nelson, J.P. Richard Wiekliam, arrested on warrant, charging him with child desertion, was remanded, on bail, to Kompsey, from which Bench the warrant was issued. Tuesday, March 19th, before the P.M, and Mr. C. Simpson, J.P. C. Armbruster v. Theresa Prend ible. Adjourned from previous court. No appearance of partices, case struck out. Tuesday, March 2Gth, before Mr. P. Nelson, J.P. George Allen, arrested on warrant, on a charge of abduction, was re manded to Ulmarra, from whence the warrant was issued.
GIPSY WEDDINGS. SUDDEN RUSH TO GET MARRIED. STRANGE ROMANY SCENES. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
GIPSY WEDDINGS. BIjDDE'K RUSH TO GET MARRIED. STRANGE ROMANY SCENES. On a sequestered acre of marshland, within a mile of Woking, there was a Romany encampment, where bustle and excitement reigned supreme for Christ mas week. The spirit of Ilymen pos sessed tlie dusky tent dwellers. A sud den desire to get married seized ten of tlie Nomads, and, ten gypsy maidens were led Mtafe^iltar at the parish ch'.!i-e!v-\yl)HB^ti.tuate in Woking vil lage, about two miles from Woking town. . Most of the brides and bride grooms had already passed through the Romany marriage ceremony, but as this is not legally recognised, it became ne 'cesnry to have the wedding solemnised at the church. There are several' difficulties to be overcome -before one can stand in the presence. o£. the gypsy king or queen. Pirsf 'of all, there is Tinker's lane— ren- dered almost impassable by mud, pools .or water, and barbed wire. Then, at the Cringe of the. camp a watchdog snarls at the sound of- every strange footfal...
THE TROTTING HORSE. ENGLAND'S LOSSES. HOW AMERICA HAS GAINED. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
THE TROTTING HORSE. ENGLAND'S LOSSES. HOW AMERICA HAS GAINEil. Wh;n tho values of the dilleivnt breeds of horses are duly considuiv.l, it beocmes a question wheth.r f J 11 advantages have l-een taken by 'his country (writes a special correspon dent of the London ' Daily Tele graph') of all the materials that have been her special possession. Thanks to the exclusive character of the Jockey Club, from its earliest foundation in 17o0, ruL-s ripened into what may be called powerful laws, and gradually created a b -dy that has no equal in its autocratic measures for tho maintenance of good order and the putting down of evil doing. The world-wide repute of 'he race horse has -grown, with the .)cc':ey Club, but all. other breeds remained much as they hud been until thj shows threw fresh light on ?. .-rtain of thc horse families, dating, perhaps, from sixty years ago. At the time, howover, of the fust- ' ockcy Club days there was another sport or pastime that might have ranked with the Turf...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
General News*'. John Williams, who has a remark able -criminal record, having spent the greater portion of his life in gaol, was charged at the Cootamundra Quarter Sessions, with breaking and entering a dwelling. He was found guilty, and sentenced to seven years imprisonment. Prisoner causcd a scene in Court by abusing the Judge in the$vilest language, expressing the hope that when he had finished his sentence he would have the pleasure of dancing on his Honor's grave. During the last voyage of the bai'gue Loch Tay from Glasgow to Melbourne (says an exchange) the rotator of the patent log was swal lowed by a shark shortly after the vessel had passed into southern lati tudes. The shark was very big, and was seen by many on board, some of whom fished for it, but without success. As there was only one spare rotator on board, an old-fashioned log was heaved until the barque neared the Australian coast, when the spare rotator was fastened ou to the line. It had not been out two days when...
ENGLAND'S EFFECTIVE NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
EX GLAND'S EFFECTIVE NAVY. The routing of the Soap Trust in Eng land suggests not very favorable com parisons between British and American ways of hunting the octopus. Here we fret and appeal to Heaven, and our courts, tardily inflict Inconsequential fines: there they command a public in dignation that smites the offending com bination in Its business. — ' Evening Post,' Nov* York. I 'I .hfcar that your mothcr-ln-liiw Is (I.iii- I gerously 111.' 'Not 111. but dangerous, yes.' 1
Cablegrams. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
Cablegrams. The death has occurred of M. Po biedonosteff, formerly Procutor of. the Holy Synod of Russia. A United States marine arehitect named Nixon has patented an engine to be worked by petroleum gas which he claims, will enable a vessell to cross the Atlantic in four days. A petition signed by 37,000 women of Great Britian and Ireland was preseuted to the House of Commons j against the enfranchisement of women. Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, Limited ? of Barrow-iij-Furness, have invented a 'system of driving battleships by i gas, thereby obviating the necessity for funnels. The method will enable all-round firing. Mr. J. Devlin, M.P., in the' course of an interview on his arrival at Queenstown, Ireland, said that he was wagnificently received by all classes and creeds in Australia. So long as the people at home were united and discountenanced faction they might rely upon the generosity of Austra lians until self-government for Ire land was won. H.M. battleship Africa collided with t...
A DREAMY DRIVE. CALLING THE MAN IN THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
A DREAMY DRIVE. CALLING THE MAN IN THE MOON. Air Plowden had before him at Maryle bone Court -early in January the case of Ernest Albert Rogers, a young man, who was charged with stealing on Christmas Eve a hansom cab, horse and harness from a cab rank in Elgin Avenue. Maida Vale. Asked what he had to say ir. h:s de fence, the prisoner said: 'I can assure you I know as much about It as the man in the moon.' Mr Plowden: Ah! are you going to call him? (Laughter.)' Prisoner: Well, sir, it was an absolute dream to me. I took a little too much drink, thanks to the publican. Mr Plowden: Very well; let him have his thanks. Prisoner: Having been driven about in cabs all day I must have thought I was still on duty In the postal service. That Is how I sum it up. I had no idea of stealing the cab whatever. Mr Plowden: I don't suppose you had. I dn not think any jury would convict you, and you will therefore be dis char'r-'.l.— 'Dally News.'
DOG FIGHTS BURGLAR. FIERCE ENCOUNTER IN A HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
?2/3Z& -TXttSTO BURGLAR. FIERCE ENCOUNTER IN A HOUSE. Edgbaston, the large and fashionable -sulmrb of Birmingham, Is greatly ex cited over a burglar's attack on a lady and lier rescue by a boarhound, details of which have .iust come to light. Mrs Rogers, of Poplar Avenue. Edg baston. tlie wife of a Birmingham auc tioneer, was (says the 'Daily Mail') sitting in lior drawing-room when she heard a mysterious scraping at a win dow. She was entirely alone, the maid having gone out and lier husband be ing still in town; and paralysed with terror she was unable to move from her chair. The lower part of the window was violently pushed up and a roughlook ing man sprang into the room, and seiz ing Mrs Rogers by tlie shoulder de manded money. She pleaded that she had absolutely none, but said thai he could take anything there was in the house. In an angry tone he then de clared that if she did not hand over some money at once lie would dash her brains out. All this time Mrs Rogers's pe...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH., Byron Bay charge. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
Presbyterian Church., Byron Bay , ' charge. 1st Lord's Day Month — 'Mullumbim- by 11, Byron Bay 3, Sprinjvale 7.30 2nd Lord's Day, do. — Myocum 11. Main Arm 2.30, Mullumbimby 7.30 3rd Lord's Day. do. — Bangalow 11, Spriugvaie 2.30, Byron Bay 7.30 dth Lord's Day — Myocum 11. Coora bell School of Arts 2, Mullumbimby 7.30 ; Springvalo (Mr Marshall, preach er), 2.30 5th Lord's Day — Myocum 11, Main Arm 2.30, Mullumbimby 7.20 ; Spring vale (Mr Marshall, preachcr) 7.30 'Rev. Richard Dill 3/acky
[?] SQUEAK. ([?]PHIL HEMYNG.) [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
[?] wEBm | Bnk that I may congratulate being a confirmed bachelor , mind you, it doesn't do to ire — women are so tricky, ind, to paraphrase the old stant vigilance is the price _-r was a gentleman o£ un -certainly past the grand' but so well barbered and R^Rwieted that any stranger unacquainted I^Hfith his antecedents would have hesl- j ?Heated at guessing the date of his birth. ' fflv '1 wonder that, you have managed to escape the snares of the fowler,' ob jg served» his companion, 'with your com fort. 1 hie income and er — er — personal ad vnnta'.rt-s,' As those latter consisted of abnor- ] mally smj.ll oyes, a very scanty mous tache which had once been red, and a b'j;bous nso which was red and was j fast beeomins purpl'. the other must hove been pretty *.hk-'k!y bound in self esteem not to have noticcd the irony of the remark. 'Well, yes, I've had all my work cut out, as you may imagine,' he replied, complacently, stroking the hairs on his upper lip, 'but I was very nearly cap t...
METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
. METHODIST CHURCH. March 28 — Crabbe's Greek 11 & 7,30 March/29 — Main Arm 7.30 Rev. C. J. MacAulay. March 30 — Mullumbimby 11, Myo cum 7.30 (Mr. J. Ci'ossttuui). Byron Bay 7.30, Bangalow 11, Cooraboll 2, (Rev J. C. MacAulay). April 1st — Tyagarah 7.30. at Mr. Flick's (Rev C. J. MacAulay) Rov. C. J. MacAulay, Cbe star THURSDAY MARCH 28 1907
Local and Other Items. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
Local and SMher items.' Mr. F. P. Ewing lias removed into his new offices, Burringbar-stveet * # TnE Noorebar goes into dock for lier periodical overhaul. * * There is a brisk demand for faim laborers on the Richmond. ♦ # ? Lease Forms for Sale, at 'Star' Office. One shilling each # * ^Severac stacks of ensilage are being made within the vicinity of Alstonvillo. * * Band Social has been postponed till Monday, 1st April (Easter Mon day), on account of the unfavorable weather. j- * » TnE second day of Bangalow Show was one of tho hottest experienced this season. t # # The awards in the horse and cattle sections 'at Bangalow Show will be found on our last page. ♦ # About a dozen South Coasters came up by the Noorebar on hor last trip, iii search of farms. ? o — o Mr. F. Johansen, of Cudgera, has paspalum grass on his farm 12 feet high. Miss Drake announces the opening up of her Easter ''Millinery, flowers, feathers, ribbons, etc. * * ' Snow-droppikg ' is being indulg ed in at Casino, s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
TtTP 1 mil ./ Hicks' Ideal Poison Carts. They^are -the noarost approach to o^Perfoct Poison Cart obtainable. SIMPIiG. STRONG. DURABLE, Hicks' Powerful Fumigators and Pit Traps Are used successfully throughout tho Commonwealth. ....WRITE FOR PARTICULARS.... T. H. HICKLS, PATENTEE AND MANUFACTURER, SO High St., North BotanyrSYpNB Y. SUffiHf ^ LAUNDRY SOAP you hav« proved the ralac of Sunlight Soap yon will be equal It aatiified S Ton tr- Monkey Brand for *coarinf metal, woodwork and Htclirn link*.
[?] AT RACE. [?] of the World [?]es. UNITED STATES. THE RACE QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
?HHHH[^ET~RAGEr [?] T.'U START. ' UNITED STATES. I ? ? ? : ? i i THE RACE QUESTION. In tho Senate, on Saturday (writes the ' Times Weskly' of 18th Janu ary), Mr Tillman declarod that tho race question was in some aspects mcro threatening now then it wag before the Civil War. Our Washing ton correspondent says tho speech will inevitably inflame race hatred in every part of the Union. On the question of lynching Senator Tillman said, *?* So long as negroes, continue to ravish our white women we will continue to lynch them in South Carolina.' Senator Patter Bon, a Democrat from Colorado, who provoked this utterance, declar od that, unless such statements were stopped, democracy in any State would be a thing of tho past. It is doubtful if any member of the Senate endorses the speech, and it is diflicult to believe that considerable public sentiment, oven in the South, is lie hind Senator Tillman. The President ou Monday sent a special Message to Congress on th: Brownsville affray with 2...
RELIGIOUS TORTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
RELIGIOUS TORTURE. At this season of the year church bells set In with more thain usual severity./An offence against public sanity and taste is being daily perpetrated under religi ous sanction, and It is about time that religion began to reconsider the propri ety of -using Instruments «1 torture in the twentieth century.— Barry Pain, in 'Black and ? rrrJTm In the long struggle between England nnd the Continent, the Contlueut la con- ? quering at the last. For ccnturies wo have unr).,. jlngly endeavored to Impose upon them onr characterisvics and cus toms. nnd in (he end it is we -yho are adopting theirs.— 'Tiuth.' 1 A little di&nlfled-looking man was tybefced down by a horse in the street tho otherywi Jng, and while brushing his clothing let CuKa' a stream of abuse. 'You ought to have^the idriver arrested/' eald a passer-by. ' 'That's4 not what makes me angry,' eaid the man, iBtraightenlng up. 'It's the idea ot being run 'over by a horse when there ore so many motor cars in...
CRIMINALS. HOW TO PUNISH THEM. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 28 March 1907
CRIMINALS. IIOW TO PUNISH THEM. Mr -Thomas Holmes, a well-known authority 011 this subject, has in the February ' Pall Mall Maga'ine' an interesting article on prisoners and prison life, in which he makes some suggestions for rd'orin. He contends th the orosent course of prison treatment is certain to demoralise any man, and shc-uld be altered. Ho suggests, first and foremost, that there must be an abundance of work provided for thc prisoners— wcipk tih-t. shall require some use of brains and intelligence. Prison industries must be provided of a kind that would throw some interest into the lives of the prisoners, oven if tho articles made have to be scld in tho open market. He would also abolish the ticket-of- leave system. Mr Holmes would have judges' sen tences final, unless peculiar circum stances intervene. A slight improve ment in the conditions under which prisoners live should be their reward; give sMil and industry a chan;e of improving the conditions of tho worker ; let the...