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The Champion Boat Race. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
Thc Champion Boat Race. AT 20 minutes to 4 o'clock all the steamers fleet were in position, and both men were in their boats and ready for the start, Trickett being piloted by a 'four-pair outrigger boat, lent for the occasion by the Rowing Club, and Rush, who was steered by a six-pair boat, placed at his disposal by the Mercantile Rowing Club. The men drew wp abreast of Charity Point mid the wharf on the south bank, and both made a formal start and rowed for about 100 yards. Most of thc spectators thought the race had started ; but not so, the men stopped and rowed for some minutes amongst the steamers, and made a splendid start without any delay. Themen started at twenty minutes to .4 o'clock by mutual consent, Rush pulling at the rate of 44 strokes to the minuto, Trickett 42. Hush almost immediately took the lead, and nt TJhr's point-two and a half furlongs from the start-he was leading by nearly a length. Here . the men met thc breeze, and the pace slackened a little, but they e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
G. C. Britt's Auction Sales : THURSDAY; 19th July.-At Sxmth; Lismore, at 1 o'clock,-Horses and Cattle.': ' . FRLDAY, : 20th' July.^At-Dean's Hotel; at.lli o'clock;-Farms. « r;.- &lt; -y « i SATURDAY, '21st July.'-At North Lismore, at'll o'clock,-Allotments of Land. :At Deon's Hotel, at 2 o'clock,-Farm,'Horses, Saddles, Milking Cows,1 Etc.
SHIPPING NEWS. BALLINA. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
SHIPPING??IVBVS. ? BALLINA.^ ARRIVALS. ' ' July IO.--Pioneer, schooner, from Brisbane.' July ll.-Atalanta, and Wallace and Bruce, . schooners, from Sydney. July 12.-Lucy Ravel, Schooboy, and Venus, : schooners, from Sydney. . DEPARTURES. .Tuly 9. - Examiner, barque, Neptune, - schooner, for Sydney.; and Alchymist, a., for - Grafton. . Sydney, July 9. -Platypus, unavoidably - detained, cannot leave here till Saturday at noon. .. . :
SECOND DAY. JULY 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
,". SECOND DAY. . : JULY 12. J Sires Produce' . Stakes.-Athlete, 1 ; the | .. Nun, 2,_ 'Prince' oi^Walw .Stak^^-^a^ce/l. Sapling Stakes.-Athlete, 1 ; Rosebury, 2. .Handicap.--.Excelsior, 1; Macaroni, 2 , . .Radical, 3. '. This .was' a splendid race, and was won at the. tost by clever riding. ; * Flying Handw&p. -Macaroni, 1 j Empire, 2 ; Maude, ZS \ \ ? The t weather, was , fine, and there, were about 1400 people present, but it is raining: heavily now. The jockey, Saladin, is dead. ... ? ~ SYDNEY, JULY 13. In the Legislative Assembly 'the' Railway ".Bill has passed all its stages. J.The.Estimates are passed, also, a few. Supplementary additional items. ; ' The resolutions for the defences of the Colony were submitted yesternight, and the Government defended their resolution for '.'? the purchase oV ah Ironclad. Mn Garrett's ' amendment, Jprffsteps be taken to arrange with the Imperial Government for obtaining a war ship, were carried. Five thousand people were present at th...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (From the Australian Associated Press.) Grafton Races. FIRST DAY. JULY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
LATEST TELEGRAMS. From the Australian Associated Press.) Grafton Races. FIRST DAY. ' JULY ll. 1 Mares Produce Stakes.-The Nun, 1 ; Athlete, 2. . ?-Ï . Ladies Purse;-Excelsior, 1 Macaroni, 2 ; won by a neck. Maiden Plate.-Verdict, I ;' Democrat, 2 ; '.' ' won easily. t , . r Member's Purse.-Clarence, 1"; Greystanes 2 ; Whalebone, 3. ;, . Steeplechase.-Comet baulked, Saladin, on Chance was injured, and had to be taken to the Hospital. ' Comet injured; Novel Race^r-Speculation, 1; Silverfish, 2 ; won easily. ^¿^' ^ There. werev-^about 500 people present, and the racing was fair, and the weather fine, but cloudy. . Macaroni is the favorite for the Handicap.
Woodburn. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) July 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
^ Woodburn. (i-nost orrs. coiut£sros\DENT.) July 10. BY the lost trip of the Examiner from Sydney, Messrs. Miller and Meston received their Steam Launch, and upon enquiry, I was informed by the proprietors that her length ÍB 36 feet, beam 7 feet 4 inches, and will run 9 knots the hour, which speaks well for her engine and build. I have no doubt but what her owners will find her of great use during the forthcoming crushing season, in towing their punts to and from the various cane-fields, to the mill. 1 must not forget to mention that Messrs. Miller and Meston were highly pleased with the manner in which the Captain of the Examiner delivered same-everything in good order, nothing in fact Woken or ¡nit out of order. An ^accident happened at Messrs. Miller and Meston's mill the other day. They were having their chimney carried up ten feet higher, aiid tire bricklayer engaged upon the work foll from the top to the bottom inside, and wonderful to relate not a bone was broken. Fortunately...
To the Editor of the "Northern Star." LISMORE MUNICIPALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
To the Editor of the1 " Northern Star." LISMORE MUNICIPALITY. Sin,-The proposer bf the résolution at tho iheeting.on tho 3rd instant must think the rési- dents and property holders outside the town of Lismore very soft; to allow themselves to bo taxed for the bcnofit .of a few property holders in Lismore. ' On the gentleman's own statement . there would not.be any finds for roadB for four , years to come, because the first requirement of those six sane men he speaks of would be, to, erect a Town Hall, which would cost £1000 at least, and then hÍB idea,of making work would be carriod out; I shffölä Hko' to know which of the Lismore residents would become Aldermen to sit down, and draw out plans and specifica- tions without some reirtuäeration Fe'rnapï the proposer himself wonld', seeing that he has no road, and is waiting for something to turn up. I think the seconder of" ¿he resolution' Yniiit have boen making fun when ho said, " where was" tho man who would s:iy that he would not p...
The Poultry Man's Mistake. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
The Poultry Man's Mistake. The Cincinnati Xiazette says: "A poultry-dealer living Ju few miles above Hamilton, hearing that turkeys-could be driven in Hocks as easily as boss in droves, started, accompanied by Iiis son, day before yesterday, on the' turnpike"with- a - flock of fortyniue turkeys for the Christ- mas market atfcCincinuati. He got along easily as far as Jones' Station, when as the sun sank behind the lillis, the turkeys one and all, immediately sought roosts on the trees bordering thc road. All of his arguments and. persuasive "efforts "to dis- lodge theni were in .S'rtin, and the stones on the turnpike were unfortunately frozen tightly to the groundj so that suggestions of that kind were iiselëss. , They_succeded in driving 1 he birds by means of fence rails' fient* tree to tree until'a piece of .wood was roachedj ¡-when ¿all at once they sought the highest branches of the tallest .trees. '-;- :'-;'v ;'-"",'-' .; ; TheJdrovers¡':in order- to'keep trace of them, . bivou...
WEDNESDAY, 4TH JULY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
WEDNESDAY, 4TH JULY. \ / Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M. > ( Josepli Preston was brought up on remand, charged . , with , stealing a pair of trowsers, having elected to be tried by the Bench, and pleaded that ho knew nothing "about the article in question,-, was . sentenced to 7 days haid labor m Lismore GaoL. Mr. J.-STOCKS, «T.P., here took his seat on the Bench. ' . i JOHN .Fox v. JOHN 0*N'KÍLU--T1IÍB waa a case for the unlawful detention of a horse, the complainant alleging - that the horse had been been given' to him by the defen- dant, who had since taken away the animal. After hearing the evidence of John. Fox," Catherine TV«N, /John O'Neill, and T. B. O'Neill, the. Bench 'ordered;,the defendant to deliver up the horse to the complainant.
Free Selections. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
Free Selections. 'THE following were made at the Casino Land Office on Thursday, July 6. "Neil Campbell, 40 acres, parish of Woram, adjoining tho wJ*ofe of the eastern boundaries of his c. p.'s 70-16 and 76-42. . Thomas Shannon, 40 acres, parish of South Ballina, starting about 2 'chains north from the south-east corner of portion 12, then east about 25 chains, then north and then west to portion No. 13. Edward Riordan, 300 acres, parish of Woram, situated on the right bank of Deep Creek, com- mencing at the wost boundary of Stock's c. p. nnd to run up the creek towards Neil Campbell's c. p. so as to cover 300 acres. .Alexander JEyles, 40 acres, parish of Ballina, 'adjoining the south west boundary of portion -26, and froiifing'Ûie Bs&lt;á«mOhÜ Rtoer. ^£
Lismore Police Court. MONDAY, 2ND JULY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
Lismore Police Court. MONDAY, 2ND JULY. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M. .j i Joseph Preston was brought up on remand, 'charged'with stealing* a 'pair of trbwsers. ..The, evidence of John" McCall ill and Thomas McMahoh: being :taken- the - prisoner waa remanded until the' 4th' instant. , . The same person, charged with stealing a hat, having pleaded guilty, and' elected to be tried by the Bench, was sentenced to 7 days hard labor in the Lismore Lockup, ^
Some Odd Things in Epitaphs. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
Some Odd.' Tilings in Epitaphs. If, is saul that thu following epitaph comes from California, but it is a remarkable piece of antiquated mortuary humor : " lu memory ov John Smith, who met "Wierlent death near-this spot. 18 hundred and iO too. He wns shot by his own pistell ; It was not.one ol' üie knew kind; but an old fashioned brass barrel, and of such is the Kiug'dom ov Heaven." The following is another example of the rather loose way the engravers of the epitaphs managed to jnnible up with'the ' text Scriptual quotations;, and it has; the advantage of being apparently -genuine;" It is copied from a tombstone in Pennsyl- vania : Baltlo of Shiloh, April O, ldoa. '. . . John D. L-was born March 20, 1830, in the Town of West Dresden, State ol'. New York, where tho wicked cease from troubling, and the weary are nt rest." Tlip efforts to compress within tho spaco of-a small epitaph (tho cost of cutting each letter being a mutter of serious con- sideration in many cases) a description...
Couldn't Pass it By. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
Couldn't Pass it By. Lucy .Hooper writes. that mi amusing story is'told of the 'Baron X-, a mem- ber of one of tho oldest and proudest families iu France, who hn'd bad " arran- ged for him," us the saying is here, a marriago with nn rhiglish lady of. great wealth. À few weeks before the (lute appointed for tho wedding, the lover found ont that his .betrothed, instead of being of a good family, ns hud been re- ported to him, was thc daughterof a quack doctor, her golden . guineas having been derived from tho side of patent pills. He broke off tho match, whereat his father, Count X ' , who chaliced to .bo a widoivor, was sorely distressed. So many .millions-and all lost to the family. Bather than that, should occur he woiild marry thc lady: himself." Which he did forthwith. ; -; . . ?
How Bismarck Parried an Insult. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
How Bismarck Parried .-. an Insult. '- The 'íParis 'correspondent pf the New Orleans ; .Picayune tells 'the '^following rather npochryphal story : '? ' ' ' The favorite names now for -bulls and dogs are Trochu and Bismarck-the latter . ¿specially, tp sliow thu hatred borne" to the. German Princo, Bismarck nom d'un chien! Af ter the Franco-German treaty of' peace bad bt'en. signed; Prince Von " Bismarck,' while' on his Way homo, stopped ¿no night in a' chateau in. Lorraine. An admirable pointer, evidently tho pet of the house, lay busking on the rug before tho large .wood tiro of tho dining-room: Dinner was ordered. ? The' Prince sut nt the.table, his fuce toward the fire, sipping coffee. The. "family, .too, had wheeled their chairs to front the lire,. Air oilicer entered «nd begun " Princo von Bismarck" -:-At this ñamo thu dog looked np inquiringly. This movement did not escape the Prince's eye, ¡iud tho Princo, expecting tho truth (Bismarck nom d'un chien!.) said, in a tone of comm...
Absence of White Color in Animals. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
Absence of White Color in Animals.* Some very curious physiological facts bearing upon the presence or absence of white colors io the higher animals hive lately been adduced hy Dr. Ogle. It lins beeji, .found that.n. colored, or. dark pigment in the olfactory region'Qf. the nostrijs viisr essential lo perfect smell,.and this pigment is Lrarcly,. ; d.çfiçicnt. except- ,-whcn.; tbç whole animal is pura white. - Tn these cases the j creature ? is almost without »smell . or taste. This, Dr. Ogle believes, explains the curious .iose of the pigs , in Virginia adduced by> Mr. -Derwin,. whito pigs being poisoned by- o poisonous root which does not affect black pig's. "Jlr. Darn-In imputed his,' tb a;oon stitutionai difference accompanying the dark c61or,-'which rendered what was poisonous to Mió' white colored' animals 'quite innocuous to the black. - Dr. Ogle, Vowever, observes that there is rio proof that the black pigs oat' tho root, and he believes tho more probable explanation to be...
A Restored Keepsake. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
A Restored Keepsake. Lough Swilly, u harbour in the north of Ireland.'-is ceiobruted for the beauty of it« scenery-; but though, when inside the lough, the anchorage is safe, the entrance to the harbor is a very difficult and dan- gerous one, the coast being what is called ironbound, and there : being -several reefs' of rocks hear the shore quite 'or partially covered by the «eu. , ..: . ; ; ' * ' TheTmtrânco' *tô"'Lough Swilly is how protected by lighthouses, one on Fannet Point, and. "another on Dunroe Head ; and thc various reefs and shoals are marked by buoys in Buch u manner os to render the harbor safe. Formerly it was not so.' ',- -. .? :, In. the year 1811 the Saldanha frigate, Captain Packenharo, was', stationed : in Lough.. Swilly as guardahip ; her usual anchorage waa Off the little town or rather village;roi^Buncrana!; but. from time to ? .time*she: weighed anchor, and -cruised for a^ewdays.round-tbe coast of the county ..Donegal.: / She . had boon, .stationed in' Lough....
BOUQUET DE CIGARE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
'BOUQUET BE CIGARE. " My favorite perfume," dear Jennie ? Had you asked me nu hour, ago, I am sure.-I'd have lazily answered; " My darling, I ronlly don't know." For I've flirted with.many a fragrance,. ? And never been constant to one, But welcomed tho roses of summer When tho dainty spring blossoms wore gone. . I find it quite hard to bo partial ; Most delicious the whole of.thom are ; So I'll leave you the swoet-smelling flowers lily choice is " bouquet do cigare." That note that was brought mo this morning (How it mnde'my heart flutter and thrill!) ?Wall, the scent of the weed he'd been smoking As he wrote it was .clinging there still. And as I read on, dear, it mingled With Words, Oh!; so welcome to me: Ho loves me ! ho loves ine ! and, Jennie, Next summer a bride-maid you'll be. Bow you stare ! your blue eyes full of wonder; Yet it may be the day isn't far When for you,too¡ tho perfumo of perfumes Will be, dear, "bouquet de cigaro!"
TIME TABLE OF MAIL STEAMERS VIA SAN FRANCISCO ARRIVES SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
ÏIME TABLE - OP MÀtt, STEAMERS VIA SAN FRANCISCO ARHIVÊ SYDNEY- , January 3, January 31, February 28,' March 28, April 25, May 23> -June 20, July 18,, August 15, September 12, October 10, November 7, Decembers. LEAVE SYDNEY January 12; Fobruary 9, March 9, April 6, May 4, June, 1, June 20, July 27, Augúst 24, September 21, October 19> November .10, Del comber 3.4.
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ARRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 July 1877
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ARRIVE . 'Clarance River Heads-Monday fend Thurs "day, 0 a.m. Iluka^-Monday «nd Thursday, ? ».m. "Woodburn-Mortday and Thursday, 5 p.m., and leave for Lismore on TueBday and Friday, 5'30 a, m. "Wyrallah-^Tttosday and Friday, 8 '30 ft. m. Gundurimba-Tuosda}'and Friday, 10!5 a.m. Lismore-Tuesday and Friday, ll a.7n> DEPAftT Lismore-Tuesday and. Saturday, 1 p.m. Gundurimba-Tuesday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Wyrallah-Tuesday and Saturday, 3'30 p.m. Woodburn-Tuesday and Saturday, 7 fc.m., and leave for Clarence, Hoads on on Wednesday and Sunday/at C a.m. Iluka-Wednesday and Sunday,' i p.m.' : Clarence Heads-Wednesday and Saturday,' 5 p.m. Mails 'close, for Registered Letters, one hour, and Ordinary Letters, thirty minutos ' before departure. ñ N. SHARPE, ; ?'- Postmaster,