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The Sketchrer. The Captain's Last Love. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
The Captain's Last Love. i. .. . . "Tho "captain is still 'in" tho primo of : lifo,'! tho widow-remarked to mo. "Ho I'.'.'. ' has given up his ship ; ho 'possesses' a . sufficient income, and ho luis nooody to live Svith'liiriu , I should like to know wliy hp doesn't marry. ' : VV . "Tho captain was exceedingly-riulo to ? mc," tho widow's younger sister lidded, on . her Bide. " When we took our loavc - V of him in London, I asked if there was any likelihood of his joining us at Brighton this sonson ? He turned In's back on me as if I had mortally oflonded him ; and ho made mo this extraordinary answer : 1 Miss, I hate the sight, of tho son I ' Tho man has been a sailor all hiB life. What does ho moan by saying that ho hates tho sight of tho sea V " I was entirely at- tho-morey of tho; widow und thu widow's sister. -. The other members of our little society at tho bonrd mg-hoiiKu hall had all gone to a concert. I was known to bo tho captain's oldest friend, and to bo -well acquainted...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
r» i K. 3s ó r a» yr. :? -.. - .: . - ; ; I AUCTIONEERS-^-A. J. Simpaonj.il. GÎ Bilmor;. I lt. Burgess, and A. McCracken, Canino* ; Gi C J Britt, Lismore ; J. Perry, Alstonville; J. Irwin,.' i Gundurimba; W. Gollan, Woodburn. . &lt; , ¡ !' i " BA2TES-COMMERCIAL-Manager^-M-.Sbllíiigy. iH Casino; R. Dawson, Lismore. ' ' BLACKSMITHS. - Lismore-James Baillie, * W. ; Locket; Woodla.wu-J. Simes. , .:,:[??? BUILDERS, ETB.-Lismore-TV. Saville, Bi* Mac- ' kenzie, J- Burrow, J. Fox, Wothorspoon Bro- " ? ? ? thers- ' ?? ? . ?' '?' ''i .?? BUTCHERS..-Lismore-J. Bryant; "North, Lis-, j more-J; Peate f. South Lismore-W. Webster; ; 'Wardell-H. Duncan ;" Ballina'^J.C/RyJin: " ? ' CA SDfO' BCTTOÖ1* ' OF 1 ARTS.-Officers-Presi " dent : ? JV i O. Bundock, Esq. ; Vioe-preaidonU . . Messrs. : J. Grime and R. Barling ; Secretary': , Mr. H. L..James ; Treasurer, Mr. 'A. J. Sirap »on; Custodian: Master I: 'Askew. . Open, ior I the present, on Tuenday, Friday, and Saturday . I «Yenings from 7 to 0'3...
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ARRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ' .., ... ARHIVE-Í- . .: "''?, : Clarence . River Heads-Monday and Thurs-! day, p.a..m.) ., . ?? ., ¡> Ilukar-Monday and Thursday, 7 o.m. ':. Woodburn-Monday and Thursday, 5 p.m., and leave for . Lismore on Tuesday and Friday, 5*30 a.m. . : , ? .,; -, .' : .Wyrallah-Tuesday and Friday, 8*30 o.m. Gundurimba)-.Tuesday and Friday, 10*15 a.m.' Lismore-Tuesday and Friday, ll o.m. .'.' . . DEPART- .' ; Lismore--Tuesday and Saturday, 1 p.m. ' ?'? . Gundurimba-Tuesday .and Saturday, 2 p.m. AVyrallah-Tuesday and1 Saturday j 3*30 pim. Woodburn-Tuesday and Saturday,, 7. p.m., and leave for Clarence Heads on. on Wednesday and Sunday, at 0 a.m.' '\_ ? / // ' ^-i T r/ Duka-T-'Wednesduy.anií.Sunday,*.4p.m.,,;. ,.,.". Clarence Heads-Wednesday and ,Satm-day,; 5 p.m. ,.;',¡'. :! -, . , 'i i.t i-, i.i , ?:, Mails dose, for Registered Letters', one hour, and. Ordinary, ? Letters, thirty, minutes, ? before departure. [ t , , . .'. '?' ^ "'. N. SHARPE, . ' ?.;&lt; -, Post...
1877. TIME TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS AT POST OFFICE, LISMORE. ARRIVALS FROM [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
. . ia??., OF THE AK1UVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS AT POST OFFICE, MSMOEE. . AimivAiiS PROM-- > ; 11 "> ' Wollongbar, Alstonville, ' and ' Balliria^MoN DAY, 1-30' p.m.?'. ? ' ' : *.' ! ! Casino-WEWNESBAY nnd' SATURDAY, '10 a.m. Kynumboon-TUESDAY, IO a,m. i , ' . J Tirrauia- SATCRDAY, ll"30 a.m. . ? , ;i' Wyrallah, Woodburn, Gundurimba^ and: Iluka.-TUESDAY and-,FRIDAY, :11a.m. '. ' 1 ? F DEPARTURES FOB--; Wollongbar, Alstonville, and Ballina-^SATDR DAY, 10'3U a.m. ¡;.',^' Casino-MONDAY and WEDNESDAY, 2 p.xn.. v Kynumboon-FKIDAY, 1 p.m. " , , , , Tirrauia-SATURDAY, 12 noon. Wyrallah, Woodburn, . Gundurimba, ; and Iluka-TUESDAY and SATURDAY, 1 p.m. ' ! .
In the Russian Camp. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
: '?&lt;?>' In the Russian Canil).;. ,, , *. IN speaking of the ^Russians, the ' correspon dent of the ''Adelaide''Observer* saysi i--The architecture'of ' their . camp now is, as in every 'other' case; nondescript. Empty packing-casès, hoarding, sacking, brandies of trees, and mud walls' ure'all 'made to do duty for, lodging. The water supply ought to be abundant, , for it hos .certainly been expensive; lu .a-hqilowiwhich, we- passrbefore reaching the, camp,, about twenty.Moldavian . .wells have been opened. They :aro worked by n lirimitive' but;*- efficient; and economical ngency^-ä'/iong . pole in" set up at a proper distance frbn^'the'well.' A rectangular slit is made near^the^top, and-a'sécohd'pólo passed through. , 'lt is fixed on an iron cross-pin, which acts as a swivel.) ¡ At - onë!endi:o£-the cross-pole a weight is suspended,; and ¡at'the other end is the-bucket. This is lowered by ^nilling down the' crós&pole and raising the weight., Wheu,the.biicket is...
Mr. Rush at Home. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
A TRA\Xhú^jkfmh¡pogáérib of tho ' Grafton Examiner '. has had\ an interview with the above gentleman arid says^-Rush Us not the n»an. to sit quietly ¡, down,underra defeat, and . make'no .effort to; regain JJie,, honours .which drice were lois. 'As has'already been; stated in this journal j'T^rish '-attributed Iiis'ctefeat'to tile sùperioi'ity -of 'the sliding'over the' 'fixed seat,, i and, ¡ jhe _ intends, ¡tb.' master the latest invention in rowing, or .know the, reason why. Anyone who has looked at his well built frame ' arid1- abundant'*, evidences of. great physical strength, so apparent in Rush, can only put flown his late, defeat.in the Parra matta River, to'inferior skill.1 Rush told me that he Was unable to find oiit: the cause of his failure to make good use of tho sliding seat until within n few clays of the race, when he was interviewed by a gentleman passenger by, the ¡ Californian mafI just out from .England. , , The first* ¡auestion: that- the visitor, put; to him .wa...
Early Settlers in Australia. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
' /j.r'Barly- Settlers in Australia. , MANY'curious anecdotes illustrative of the inamiers,of, the early settlers in Australia ure told of the strange progress through 'the' bush made by the late Mrs.- Ohirholra. ' Oho of; ; these describes the calmness" oí her' attitude when, to tho terror Of the party of girls, she wa3 conducting, a strong bushman suddenly sprang from tho thick; covert and laid, hold of theorems of her horse. The driver took up a waddy he had in the van to strike him over the head, taking him for a bushranger, when Mrs. Chisholm arrested his hand. ', ' The mau asked, " Ai-e. j-ou Mrs. Chisholm 1" '"I am!" ''«You; ave thorvery. person I wanted, to,, seo." , .This ¡ again : : made tlie driver ,very uneasy, -; and he &lt; again looked wistfully at the waddy.' - " Do you see that: nice-looking 'farm ,-on the side of the hill 1" .'Ido." '*'Wellj then, the face, and smile of woman never'never ,'ci-ossed my... threshold now for God's sake, Mrs. Chisholm, , if , y...
Lismore Small Debts Court. WEDNESDAY, 25TH JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 July 1877
Lismore Small Debts Court» WEDNESDAY, 25TII JULY. . Before the POLICE MAGISTRATE. B. Shiels? V. S. (Stanford-Claim £1 12s, for work done. Case continued. A Wotherapoon v, i\ Pinn-Claim j£7.17a 2d, for goods. BVljrtpliedv Verdict for plain tiffin amount, with costa, 5s. Eliza Maxwell v. S. Skeen - Claim £2, for cash lent. Verdict for plaintiff, £l. Ai J» Simpson v. J. Webstor-^Claim £5 Hs, fol* goods supplied. Verdict for plaintiff in amount, with costs, Ss. . J. McLennan 'v. H. Harris- For goods &nbsp; supplied, £3,. 6s. , Case continued to next &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; . Court . .' . '' ?' - . '.' .?'
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
STEAMERS; ¡Vu .TORRES. STRAITS AnnivE'SYDNEY- :. ? ":I January 5, February 2,' March I,1 'Moron 30, April 20, Mày'24,! : Jane 21,-Jùly'19,'August"16; Soptember 13,' October »ll; 'November 8, Decem, ; ."LEAVE"'5SYDNEY- '.?-}Í\&lt;¡Í ?'H¡ January 20, February 25,7 March* 2o"i| April Í8, May 10, Juno 13,!JtilylÍJ'Aügust'8,' Séptdmbor 6, October 7, 'November^, December 2; Decem ber 30.'' ..*t-ivo-«t i;&lt;r" ,.'.''.',' i.~¿v.rtMrf : 'tc ¿
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ARRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
CLARENCE RIVER . MAILS. ;&lt; ¿ ARRIVE- ¡s - v-; ! -. .,,&lt;' Clarence River Heads-Monday.and Thurs day, 0 a.m. T .' ' * '? >?? . ''? Iluka-Monday and Thursday, 7 a.m.' . Woodburn-Monday and Thursday, 5 p.m., and leave for Lismore, on Tuesday and Friday, 5'30 a.m. - ¡. Wyrallah-Tuesday and Friday, 8-30 a.m. - Gundurimba-Tuesday and Friday, 10"15 a.m. Lismore-Tuesday and Friday, ll a. m. ? DEPART-?? Lismore-Tuesday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Gundurimba-Tuesday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Wyrallah-Tuosday and Saturday, 3-30 p. rn; Woodburn-Tuosday -and Saturday, 7 p.m., and loave for Clarence Hoads on on Wednesday and Sunday, at G a.m. .;, . - , . Iluka-Wednesday and Sunday, 4 p.m. Clarence Heads-Wednesday and Saturday, 5 p.m; . . . -«i " .: if.; ' . ...tl, Mails close, for Registered Letters, one hour, and Ordinary Letters, thirty ? minutes belora departure. .. ! . ..: . rv.y.r.; «?,! ? _ I ? N. SHARPE,' Postmaster.;
The Penalty of Fame. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
The Penalty of Fame. Thc greatest of living English philo sophers has just issued thc following circular : ' Mr. Herbert-Spencer regrets that he miist take measures for diminishing the amount of his correspondence. Being' prevented by-his state of health from writing xuoro than a short time daily, he makes but slow progress in the work he has undertaken, and this slow progress is made slower by the absorption of his time in answering those who write to him. Letters inviting him to join com mittees, to attend meetings or otherwise to further some public object; letters requesting, interviews and autographs ; loiters asking opinions and explanations, these, together with presentation copies of books that have to bc acknowledged, entail hindrances which, small as they may be individually, arc collectively very serious-very serious, at least, to one whose hours of work-arc ! so narrowly limited. As these hindrances increase, Mr. Spencer linds himself compelled to do '.something to preve...
Latest Commercial. [BY TELEGRAM.] SYDNEY, AUGUST 3. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
I Latest C(#miuer'».al. . 'H ' SYDNEY: "aUJGüsT 3. ¡ MESSRS. "H.. PRIESTLY and Co. report that.maize, was selling thia . day(, at 2s 9.3. : per bushel ; .".eggs,,, ls pei*! apz'en ; fowls, 3s ' per pair ; ...diioks,' '6s per pair!; 'bacon, dOd per.Vlb. ; , butter,,-ls 'Sd pei' lb.. ; chefese,, 1Q& per lb., ; ¡ potttto.es, 6s per cwt. - "' ''"'
The Bed considered as a Garment. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
Tlie Bed considered as a Garment. There is still one of our garments to be considered Which generally is not re garded as such. I mean thc bed-that piece of clothing in which we spend such a great part of our time. It is equally indispensable to the sick and the healthy, and at all times it was considered as a sign of bitterest want if a man had no. place lo lay his head. . The bed is not only a place of rest, it is especially our sleeping-garment, and has often to make up for privations endured during the day and thc day's work, and to give us strength [for to-inorrow. You know all thu different substances and materials used for it. These aro thc sumo as our garments aro made from. Like them, thc bed must be airy and wann at thc same time. We warm thc bcd by our body just as wc wann our clothes, and tile lied warms the air which is con tinually llowing through it from .below upward. The regulating strata must bc moro powerful in their action than in our day-clothes, because during ...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
, V PRESBYTERIÀîi' 'CHURCH. ..: The^Rüv. W.. F,.FRASER, M.A., willey,)' ."'!"""": "! preach?'itt- *'*1 ? WOODBURN-Otv2!)th July, at lt a.m., and , >.( OoraUi/.. ;at '¿j p.'in. ; Wyrallah, on 5th _.August, at IL a.m., and* Lismore, at 3.. p.m. i Gundurimba, on 9th, at 7 p.iii'.;1 -"".Casia^-'iwr-I2tBT1fi«-il-JCiii^-TMi4-*7 p.m. ; Ballina>_70ií'ü.9th,T at ll a.m., and Duck CrpeUr.áí 3"p.'ni/
A Bangor Man's Surprising Illness. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
A Bangor Man's Sur prising Illness. Thu Dangor (Maine) Whig publishes tho following :-" A Kew weeks ago ono ol' our citizens went to boil ¡md to-sleep, as he says, never fueling bettor in his lifo. In thc morning he awoke mid found lu's family and neighbors standing about his bed in a state of groat anxiety, and a straugo man trying- to get something sweet with a spoon iiito his mouth. To his expressions of astonishment tho reply was : - " Didn't you kuow you were sick ?" "Never was botter in my life." "Why, you havo been awfully sick. Wo I bought you were dead or dying, and here is tho doctor ttying to give you soino medicine." lt was all a mystery to him ; he felt perfectly woll ; wanted no medicine ; wits going to gol; up. After reiiioiiiitrai.ee and considerable parley bo again 'announced his intention to got up, giving all liberty to remain if they wished ami modo a movement to do KO. Upon this thc, room was vacated except by liinisclf and wife, ile then learncd,that during tho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
TöfetiistCräineral Public. ,ADVAN/GE ^ ,T/IH RICHMOND RIVER J s £ »üldTRICT J . * ; ,? i v i T&lt; s¡r ;&lt; « ? -- / ? / ri. r. : r-r WHJ LIS Rbtamini- i my. Bust.THAN KS; to, AO^äiiTiri^RS and SUBSCRIBER* for titter .tCin'd ?-'iip;i;>rtl during the past Fifteen ,\' UAL LussnaBiraoN of VALÜAUL'Ü, .jPÂtvJ'iîy,'' í ri' Áv'liioh .' 'EuchI Paying Subscriber to t -o" ¿i SiiW Uvi'll be entitled^ 'to' iv'TIO «CB J.J RARE. tfE BDS, (&^,; .vi,U ' a!sb ' be Distributed,"'j from','L.ÚIV» ¡to ti'iiiéi ..amongst niy Agricultural. Fric'ihiUj'V-so 'ihit ' all ' .'P^iso'iis* ; Subscribing to tUu, «.Vt?'i'AR,[!- ,¿(11 ^llAREj ïn the;;SjJCOESS of thu ¿\ipur, and; pit jtliu ¡sanio, jtiuie Advance tho 1 rityçeâU tptj .Tlioinsolves',' ' and *tho "District gauuialiy. IfitenaiÜg'Sübscribüis will obliguby j suudiug ni theil' .Maines as Soon as Possible:' "'. "..'"',.":""' Vf.KELLEWAY," , ,;' '- } ' } "? >'f Ol * ! .1. M ': Í Proprietor. /LisnyftOf 4th August,'; liiT7. f j »"t...
A Fountain on a Spire. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
A Fountain on a Spire. Tho Virginia (Nevada) Enterprise, of thc Kith March says :-" Last ovening about four o'clock, the eyes of hundreds of persons on tho streets were directed towards Hie top of tho spiro of tho new Catholic Church, whore was seen a fountain spouting numerous jots high in tho air. A largo iron pipe is curried up through tho steeple nnd up tho largo ,cross surmounting tho same. The pipe thon takes ibo form of the cross behind which it is hidden, and from holes perforated at proper intervals the jets aro sent up. From the top of tho cross and from the cud of each arm largo streams ascend to tho height of about twenty-fivo feet, aud between'those ure thrown up a great number of smaller jets. Tho height of tho top ol'tho cross from tho ground is 170 feet, and last evening", tho air being calm, the numerous jots spread out in thu sbapo of a fun.. Tho rays of thu declining , sun fell upon the jets and sp/ay in just thu prupur anglo to light up and bring out the whole iu...
Color of the Hair. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
Color of the Hair. . Tho significance of Ibu color of the hair is ofton peculiar. By those who claimed to have studied tho subject, it is stated tint tho dark-haired races aro' physically tho Ktrongesl, hut less endowed intellectually than the fair-haired. Tho Jirst are more inclined to manual labor and active exercise, nud the last to mental exertion. ? Black hair indicates strength nnd a pre domination ol' tho bilious temperament; as in thu Spaniards, Mexicans, tho Indian, and tho negro. . lied hair is a sign of ardor, pnssion, inten sity of feeling, purity of character, and goes willi the sunguino temperament, as iii tho Scotch, Irish, thc Swede, and tho Dunc. Auburn hair is more frequently lound iu connection with the lymphatic temperament, and indicates delicacy and rulinomont of tastes", and, if the mind be cultivated, lino moral and intellectual powers. It is common amongst tho Germans and Anglo-Saxons. Bark brown hair is, perhaps, all things con sidered, ibo most desirable c...
A Nice Place to Live. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 4 August 1877
A Nice Place to Live, j February was a livoly month in tho Hanruiitiu Island«. Ou St, Valentine's day Munna Lea broke lousejwithout a moment's warning. Tho ilamcs burst from the shell of the orator and ti column of .illuminated smoko shot Ki,OHO feet into the air.; On February 21 a submurino volcano found .vent, near thc entrance of Kealakeakua Bay-the secuo of Capt. Cook's death. About a milo from tho shore jets .of red, green . and yellow Uro leaped from tho «ea ; columns of steam and splay wero resplendent with rainbow tints; a rumbling noise was hoard like thc grinding of rocks in a freshet ; blocks of incandescent, porous lava two lcet Kijuuru were brought to tho surface, where they iloated until they wore cool: the water boiled and emitted hot vapors. The eruption apparently "came from a seam a mile long in the bottom of the sea. .