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STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS— ARRIVE SYDNEY— [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS AnniVE SYDNEY January O, February 2, -March 1, March 30, > April 20, May 24, Jane 21, July 19, August 16, Soptombor 13, October ll, November 8, JDecera, bor 7. LEAVE SYDNEY- , January 20, Fobraarv 25, Mareil 25, April 18,' May 16, Juno 13, July ll, August 8, September 5, October 7, November 4, Dcceobor. 2, .Decem ber 30. .' "\ .0 ; .
STEAMERS VIA SUEZ ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
STEAMERS VIA SUEZ- '. ARRIVE SYDNEY-/ ! January 12, February 9, March 9¿ Apri Moy 4, Juno 1, Juno 29, July 28,. August 25, September 22, October 20, November 17,. Po ceiubor 15. LEAVE SYDNEY January 22, February 19, Mardi 19, April 14, May 12,. Juno 9, July 0, August 3, August 31, Soptombcr 30, October 28, November,25, De cember 23.
The Poet. RETROSPECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
^ KETROSPECTION. . . Sitting ia mj chamber lonely, -. . Gazing out upon the night, 7. ;? : rilled' wormy, dark and only . ' ' ?-.Broken, by tho nickering light' Of the street lampa; dimly shining through the sullen wintry rain. I am living o'er the story Of that summer, long ago,'"'. !" When beneath the moonbeam's glory : Oft we wandered, whispering low Down the laue, past soented hedge rows, and by'fieldB ol' ripening groin. ,' ' When I longed for no hereafter, ? Dreamed of lame, or .toiled for gain ; , :" Hearing still your morry laughter, ." Mingling with the sad rvfraiu? Of the nigt wind moaning, and the sobbing of the sea. ' Ere we parted in the gloaming, I, in auger. You, in tears. ; Vagrant meiuorj backward roaming O'er' the thorny path of yénrs Traces still the tie unsovcred that binds all ' my soul to thee, u For your spell still hovers o'er ino Thro' the watches of the night, . ', And your sweet face gleams before me From the paper as I write. Never can another woman be to...
Defeat of the Government. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
Defeat of the Government. TUE debate in the Legislative Assombly on Mr. Garrett's motion in reference to fie interpretation of the 31st clause of tho Lands' Act Amendment Act catho to a close shortly after midnight last night, after occupying the attention of the House for three sittings. Tho result was a defeat for tho Ministry. Tho amendment moved Mr. Stephen Brown to refer the question to the Supremo Court, was negatived by a majority of two votes, the numbers being : Ayes, 22; noes, 20. Mr. W. C. Browne then moved the " previous question," which means that tho resolution ie not put, but this was not entertaii . 1, a I division not even being called for. Mr. Wisdom sought to move an amendment, the nature of which did not transpire, but the Speaker ruled that as tho House had docided " that the resolution bo now put," no amend ment could be moved. The original resolu tion was then put «nd curried against the Governmänt by 22 to 20, tho voting being precisely the same ns on the ame...
The Object of the War. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
Thc Object of thc War. THE ' Morning Post ' says tbere can be no mistaking the object of Russia on the Asiatic borders of Turkey. Tho design is to reduce lier Asiatic provinces to dependencies of ¡St. Petersburg! The lordship of the Khanates of Turkestan is a poor and insignificant possession compared to the Anatolian domin ions, the seat of so many ancient empires, the highway and tho gate of the Indian Umpire of Great Britain. Settled in Asia Minor, tho power Russia might well deem itself beyond the reach of attack, and the arbiter of three continents. From Syria the Muscovite agents could control Egypt. On another sido the vassalage of Persia would have become complete. Tho Black Sea would be a, Russian lako whose shores would be covered with Russian arsenals and ship building yards. The conquest of Turkey once, achieved, what Power could bar tho progress.1 of tho heirs of Peter the Great *i Germany and Frauce would bo paralyzed by their mutual rivalries. Austria-Hungry would be ...
TIME TABLE OF MAIL STEAMERS VIA SAN FRANCISCO ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
I TIME TABLE. OF MAIL STEAMERS Vi*. SAN FRANCISCO AnnivE SYDNEY- : January 3, -January 31, Fobruary 28, ; March 28, April'25, May 23, June 20; July 18, .August 15, September 12, October JO, November ,7, December5. -.t , ', ,:! LEAVE SYDNEY January 12, Fobruary 9, Maroti 9, April 6,! May 4, J uno, 1, June 20, July 27, August 24, Septombor 21, October 19, November, 16, De cember 14. ,r ., ,
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ARRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. . AnRivE- "???!.???.? Clarence Eivor Heads-Monday, and, Thurs day, 6 a.m. ,. Iluka-Monday and Thursday, 7 a. m. Woodburn-Monday and Thursday; 5 p.m., and leave for Lismoio on Tuesday and Friday, 5-30 o.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-Tuesday and Saturday, 3;30 p.m. Woodburn-Tuesday and Saturday, ' 7 p.m., and leave for Claronco Heads on "on Wednesday andSunday, at 0 a.m. Iluka-Wednesday and Sunday, 4 p.m. ; Clarence Heads-Wednesday and; Saturday, 5 p.m. , ' ; . '.?:; - ' ? Mails close, for Registered Letters, one hour, and Ordinary, Luttors, thirty minutes beforo departure ; NY: SHARPE, ; Í ' Postmaster. :
Tree-Felling by Electricity. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
Trcc-FéÜiug by Electricity. A NOVEL and interesting experiment has been attempted in tho compound of tito Strangers' Homo, Muzagon, and there can be little doubt that ultimately great results will accuro from what may at first apnear to have been not. a greutsucccss.: ; The experiment referred to (observes the 'Homeward Mail),' was ,tree:felling byVj.eetricity instead of by the ordinary rnothôôTbf the clumsy axe. The patentees of the process are .Mr. H. H. S. Parkinson and Mr. "\V". H. Martin, both of Bombay, and tho experiment was superin tended by Dr. Lyons. The plan is simple. Tho two,: ends; of. .tho copper, wires of a g dvnnic battery are co..no tid with pla inura wiro, ' which of course instantly becomes red-hot, und while in that state it is gently see-sawed across the trunk of the tree to be felled. When arrangements were made for tho experiment, itVvns/Sever for a moment doubted that tho . enterprising merchants of Bombay were possessed of all the made tlûckuess of platinum...
THE WAR. LONDON, AUGUST 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
' THB'WAR. v i'í t' A ¿. , ? '¡ K , LoNßON."'AuG-JST\7.1 "I .&lt;-il I Th©5 Russians .¡Syacuatedjtheír) position on the t South. Balkans, on the 7th August, '" "éxce'ptr Schalke''Pass,-?'arid-'the 'Turks' have re-occupied'Kegaridk. »? "'-Kr ,ÏJ > .'to-iovz-p't M -¡ Atítívsr SV The Turks > ¡finding, (that the Russians i ,? retreated, quickly from all positions r.without giving battle, advanced upon them'at' Shipka -jP^ss, but the Russians not dislodged, now * continue' to ' command "the ' place. » .'After desperate fightingjthe Russians succeeded iii driving the Turks t fijoni^ their position," and the Russian-troops, now 'occupy the places tl fi from1 which thcy:bad,been-:foroibly,driven.at «Plevna. ? 'All reports>received ihere-fcónfirm' ? tho news that Greece Nvill join Servia in. a declaration of'-wàx'against'-Tiirkey. j .«..!..?«'..: .-..?;»:-.'.?:> i ? .. .T i \ From, the '&..M. HERALD,' and the ' . «EvBiîi'&G NEWS.' ) I ... "j A CO T )U '.L?...
Spare the Rod. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
I v ¿ ; (Spairctthe'Kód./ 'Y ( * W.VÍTED-: A su>«lîtu'toTforr; oöiporal punish ment which shall be agreeable iiiikfe tu child nnd>parent, pupil mid teacher, magistrate and school-bo^rolU|^DiscípIÍQB sa school must- be maintained, or .the ; ; education impaired becomes inefficient, and managers and inspec tors become dissatisfied with &lt;the ,teacher._ At "the sabie' time ofTéricés' Jmust occur,' and in some way or other the offender must be punished. -It 'will- . not: do* to keep him in ufter school hours, ; since,-thus practically amounts to teaching him that' attendance at school is* an-'evil; to be ,-áyoidéd, /and; the school a prison to be, dreaded. To imrose ¡ j extra tasks, except for idleness, is indefensible since learning ougLt to be regarded ' by the child us anything- but; a disagreeable j duty. To disgrace a boy in the eyes Of his' school fellows is lowering to the dignity of human nature, .. . and , likely to spoil the sensitive nature of youth." 'Above ....
Latest Commercial. [BY TELEGRAM.] SYDNEY, AUGUST 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
n V::IIMV..,'1 ...... r;io:;v>|SYDNEY,! AüGUSTl 10.' ' M¿ssfts.;i':-Hî'Í'PRÍES'TI* .'and'Co..'report .that-'-'maize -íwás- sellihí^this 'day-^at 2s' 9d per bushel; eggs, 8d per aozen. ; fowls 3s,v .' 'por.' 1 pair/; '. . ! . ÜÜcks,V-:J ' 6s' ;f.per,/' pair ; bnboñ'; ' lOd '. per ¡ J&'j.v, bu^terr ls',,8^^ per' lb.t ; r cheese, lOd per lb. j - 'potatoes,,'. 5s" peV cwt; .:.i'¡ Í/.Ü .I' ^.;OT!-.! «'!;.,',? :i.,.,st '.." \ i d:) WÍÚ . y -r.Hin-j^^^^cjj-j.ip, ^ Mr.. A. ,KBTHEI¿/ Sporty :'*'0&lt;íód ' C&la'rj' ,in'd¿mánd,w 12s'tó 20ë ;'Wpine> dull, 6s to' ia ; Beech, 12s .to 14s ; Sawn Cedar, . 16s .tto:2Ss VI Pine. Flooring,, 17"5 jEino-Boafda, ^omyial^tradejquiet. ¿¿ f f , t;
Treat your Boys well. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
;r ' : Xreat your Boys Well. :So5tE mothers try to reach^ the ; soft side bf ' their boys' nature with a kind word j and iome ..with anT.old slipper. / Some mothers try on this -manner :., t) Now/you great big lubber, .get right out of here and stop that outlandish . noise, will you! Don't you know better 'than to''whistle hi the' house f You*' are talways initheroad. Go away.; and' don't let "sae see'you ittgain to-day.- -'Now Jim, John 'br'Pete-whatever his name may be--will' . 'withdraw,' and ' boy-like,: ' will say nothing j '.but ^-boy-like,: again,' will keep up a big I'thinkirigl If we 'could reach' his .thoughts í it'.is moré 'than' likely' ¡they would run in this ''channel':1'" Now; Svliy can't i ' mother', give a .fellow a kind word once in a while !' 'I -know I ain't the worst boy in the, world, but 'shei^appea'ra'to^thinK 80:i ;;IfíI am';always in : : hoi* w»y, why does she call fbrine when she . wants n'pail of water or'au armful of wood' ^Why.nin't l in her road then 1...
Advice to Nervous People. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
Advice to IVervöüs People. Now, from whatever causo or combination of causes ; nervousness . has. been /produced, if happiness and health aro to bo restored, the -causes must be removed and the injury, they have caused must be repaired! . For in'pro portion to ' the weakness of a man's system, and the enfeeblement of his nerves, will be the liability of his falling a victim to other and more fatal maladies ; and thus it is that «evéry day wo lind such diseases as bronchitis, .consumption, Bright's disease, brain disease, sand insanity following at the heels of nervousness. The indications for treatment we fourfold: First,, we must remove the cause, restore the tone of tho heart, improve the ; blood.,- AU .yiujurious habits must be givon up ; late hours and .intemperance in eating abandoned ; smoking, if practised, stopped. , The; foodis most important. It must bo abundant and wholesome--heithor ; ? too .much noi\ ..too little, It should " not be sloppy, and ' RÓüps had bettor be' av...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
¿ - i- PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH,: : " Tho Rev:! Wi . F.1 FRASER M. Av; - will (D.V..), . > . . i't'-. i I.'; A ; preaoh ,-at CASINO-on 12th, at ll a.m., and 7 pim.; -- Ballina, on 19th, at ll- a.m.-, and JDuok ; . Creek,'at 3 p.m.; i ; ¡ i :, ; , ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
ft»gJBE3T1ii miff 1 - SHlPPnSTG -STEAMER-?.. ,. ?, ... . ; . . : JOHN MAGEE, alister, Will'run REGULARLY-between SYDNEY. and, LISMORE, taking Passengers and Cargo,/arid' affording a means of RAPID and SAFB COM MUNICATION between thia River' 'taà': thé Metropolis. ? ' : ''- 1 "'? z:v:-i.f (QT On and after tho 1st DECEMBER, }the: FREIGHT on MAI7JS wm be reduced to »a. edi ! Mk BAS. . .'. ' .'. :..?-/;. ,'i . Secretary. Regular, " and : Permanent Direct; Steam Communication with . -.- Sydney. ' : i rri'HE FINE NEW ÏULL-POWERED J**' STEAMSHIP- - IÍONNIE ? DUNDEE, B. ALLEY, Master, will Bun REGULARLY between LISMORE and SYDNEY, landing' CARGO at all Safe and Convenient /Wharves ícu tha¡ River, * and Stopping-¡to Receive CARGO at ?every,Available Place en the River. 7 Atorro,-"M0DHiu.TERi.Ta3 oy FBEIOHS, PUNCTUALITY, AND CABS," . . . G. AND B. NICOLL, . ' 'Proprietor*. V. i 2?tTBriIO .' NOTIÖB. '; Steam between Lismore, ' Ballina, ???_}? and Intermediate Towns. *; 1 rjUBX STEAMER '«VICTOR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
!' PROPRIETOR, LISMORE. a to the lute Mr. Freer's Y to the young Indies \ing that for ii twelve Auction Sale of Saddles, Drapery, Etc. SATURDAY, 18TII AUGUST. GC. BRITT will sell by PUBLIC . AUCTION, at Ma. STREET'S, Lis more, on SATURDAY, 18th AUGUST, at 2 p.m.- . 4 New Saddles, 1 Side Saddle, 1 Hunting Saddle, 1 Stock Saddlel 2 Palliasses, 6 Single Iron «BUusU'UllH, Blankets, Counterpanes, White Cilieo, Sheeting, Morinoes, Shirtings, /White Shirts, Ladies'- Stays, Shawls, Merino Stock ings, Men's Colored Shirts, Pagets, Trousers and Vests, Flannels, Win ceys, and lots of other Goods, 1 Buggy Horse ; also, Merino Dress Pieces, various Colours. Terms-Cash. " And -where is itj going ?" bo asked of II tasia cunio.t^»-"--" ~~| In the Supreme Court of IsTew South Wales. THOMAS EXTON, Plaintiff, and JAMES DAVIES, Defendant. THE SHERIFF will cause to bo Sold by PUBLIC AUCTION at the COURT HOUSE, LISMORE, on í ATURDAY, tho 11th day of AUGUST, Instant, ut ll o'clock a.m., if the Warrant of ...
Facetiæ. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
Facetiae.. Sabstitutefor sea untiling-Write C, und ! dash underneath it. Wlien you wunt to got un early in the -morning, stich yuur feet out of the window, and arrange it so that, thu sash will full on them nt a certain hour. Of a miserly man who died of softening of the brain, ii Ional paper says, " Hi» head gaye wny, but his hand never did.* His brain softened, but his heart couldn't !" " Well, we've got her boxed up," was the pathetic exclamation af a grief-stricken hus band in Lenndx, Massachusetts, lately as lie turned away from his encollined wife. A Western editor's statement, " Wo are living at this moment under-absolute despot ism," is explained by his contemporaries by the fact that lui lias lately been married.' Wedding cards in Nashville consist of the "Jnck pf Diamond" and the "Queen of Heart," with the names of the contracting parties on euch; If tho bride's mother-in-law is living, tho ten ot'clubs is also enclosed. Some Yankee has invented a new kind of ink, called "...
THE MUNICIPALITY. (To the Editor of the "Northern Star.") [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
M THE MUNICIPALITY. \r [To the Editor of the "Northern Star") " Good Lord, deliver ut from tho fuit finder! One ov yuro kroniok grunters, i inenn. Those kind ov humin critters are alwasB foll ov self consnit ; if they war humble, and wad kondem thomsolves olca sionally, i wud try tew pity them. If ho enjoys euuything he dun it under protons, and if ennoboddy else enjoys ennything, . ho knows thu lie ab mt it. He it like a second-rate hull tarrier, UIWUH a ftteing, and ahrus getting licked. I never maik their ao quaintanso enny more than i dew sumboddy's small pox, bekauso i am a lookiuir after bright things, and haint got i>nny to lose. There haint any remedce for this diiuease but hunger, and that haiat par manent utiles» it results in starvashua."-JOSH Buxitras. SIR,-While in conversation with a friend tho other day, my attention was directed to a correspondence which appoared in the 'Ex press ' of the 28th ultimo, in which correspon dence every individual, who had the impudenc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
To the General Public. ADVANCE THE RICHMOND RIVER DISTRICT I WHILE Returning my Bost TTIVNKS tu : AOVERTW10R3 a id SU.T3C!Rtlii3ttS for their Kind Support dating tht* p.ist Fifteen Months, I beg respectfully ti intimate, that find ing'-thé Si*>'nnd Issue of the present Papar too small for Jlasine&s Purpose*, it is, :nv intention to Enlarge it to EiailT PA033-Waekly. at an Early Dato ; and as so doing will necessitate an Increased CA33 E^pentlitnro,' I should bi glad to ; Add to my List of PATRONS, fur which.purposu I am prepared to j»ive nFR«¡!í PAPER to every Person obtaining TEN l'ay .i:ig Subscribers,-while I also purivisè' having an ANNUAL DISTRIBUTION of VALUABLE PRIZED, in whinh Each Paving Subscriber to t o STAR" will bo entitled to ii TIGÍC3T. RARE 8EED3, &c,. will also ba Distributed, from.-tima to time, umongst my Agricultural Friends,-so that all Persons Subscribing tu tho "STAR," will,SHARE in the SUCC3SS of the. Paper, abd at tho same time Advance tho...
The Northern Star. Limore, August 4, 1877. Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 11 August 1877
Lismore, August 4, 1877. Y Local anil General Hews. . / HELD OVER.-Leader, Sydney Letter,- and Poetry. "?'?_?.: \ ,. THE POLITICAL POSITION.-Our ronders' will see, f rom'.mir Sydney telegrams, that the Parkes Ministry have been twico defeated during the past week, and that there is avery probahility'of tho-Parliament do;iin'r without an Electoral Bill beiug pissed, or anything olso being done, which will be a sal blow to thosoconstituoncieB,' whn, like ourselves, are -unrepresented in thu! present Legislature. .This result is only-what ini'.:ht have been exnocted from the disorganized state of tho HOUSIÎ ilurini tho past fow weeks, the inoró csnuoiiUy,;'as wé'ouin'ot h Jp' thinking that manv members in the present Parliament' do 'not? intend .that^tho Eleetoiul ,-Btll should pass'. - A* mattera are at present, .tlièy hivorthe co.ntrol-of the; Treasury Ghost, by ,-thoir. votes, arid, .scatter tho'.public. mona vs boovleisti' in districts which hvivë tho voting p.iwor, while tho reven...