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DEATH OF LORD DAVEY. DISTINGUISHED LAWYER'S BUSY LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
DEATH OF LORD DAVEY. DISTINGUISHED LAWYER'S BUSY LIFE. The Right Hon. Sir Horace Davey, Baron Davey of Fprnhurst. who died 011 20th February, was born in 1833, the son of Mr Peter Davey, of Torquay, his mother being the daughter of the Rev. William Pace, rector of Rampl sham and Wraxall, Dorsetshire. The future lawyer was educated at Rugby, and thence was elected to a scholar ship at University College, Oxford. He took a first-class in Moderations, firsts both in classics and mathematics, won the Senior Mathematical Scholarship, and tho Eldon Law Scholarhlp, and wa ssubsequently chosen a fellow of his college. In later years he became standing counsel to the University. He was called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1SG1, and soon won distinction as : an equity lawyer. He took silk in ! 1S75, an in 1SS0 entered Parliament as Liberal member for Christchurch, Hants. He was defeated in 1SS5, but ! in 18SG he became Solicitor-General In ? Mr Gladstone's Administration, and ( was knighted....
THE "SCREAMING SKULL." AN ENGLISH LEGEND. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
THE 'SCREAMING SKULL.' AX EXGLISH LEGEND. The Screaming Skull of Burton Ag nes Hull the seat ot the Boynton family. !s one of the weirdest of tlie many nnd fascinating old legends that are told of the famous houses of Britain. An ac count, authenticated' by Sir Griffith Boynton, the present head of the fam ily. is published in the February num- 1 tier of 'Pearson's Magazine.' The story goes tliat in her dj'ing mo ments a certain Anne Griffith made her sisters promise that her head should rest for ever iu the- family mansion, but that after her death this was looked 011 ; as a mere dying fancy, and the promise disregarded. Then conies the weird part of tlie legend: — .i 'About a week after the funeral, on' the same night of the week as that 011 which Anne died, just as the inmatesi of the house were retiring to bed they were startled by a loud crash in one of the upstairs room. Concluding that a pic ture or some furniture had fallen, two men-servants went to the room, to find' out th...
WAR WITH AIRSHIPS. IMAGINATIVE FORECAST. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
WAR WITH AIRSHIPS. IMAGINATIVE FORECAST. 'An extraordinary book lias appeared in Germany in which is foretold by its author, Rnitolf Martin, the expansion of the Gennan Empire as far as Bag dad, mainly by vast fleets of airships. The book lias created a sensation throughout Europe, equal to that aroused by tho Ilohenlolie .Memoirs.' A German world-empire in the age of aeroplanes— 1910 to 1031! That is what wo have lo look forward to, ac-cording to Mr Rudolf Martin. How this em pire will ijoini! into being is the siory lie tells. lie tells it so minutely, with so much real political and scientific knowledge, with such a pervading air of seriousness in Ids pnrases that one llniis oneself actually wondering now anil then whether Mr Rudolf Martin has not been placed in jKissesslon of in formation as to the future li.v some benevolent agency, and whether what In; says will not: really take l.'l'ice after all. O11 New Year's Day, '1010, then, the German Emperor makes a speech to the Gener...
AN ACTRESS'S TRIALS. MISS. EDNA MAY SPEAKS. PENALTIES OF POPULARITY. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
AN ACTRESS'S TRIALS MISS EDNA MAY Sl'HAKS. PENALTIES OF POPULARITY. Miss Edna May .writes in the 'I'aiily Express' : — ' Fuked' postcards are only tho millionth pari of the persecution to which u popular actress is subjected. 1 estimate that if I were to fulfil all the roq:u;remenls made of me, each day would have to be at least a week long, and then at the end of ' I the week 1 should be some years be hind Lime. I Again, to answer all the calls made upon me it would b.: necessary to keep a staff of secretaries, iv private 'bank, an inquiry bur.ai, a matri monial agency, a lunatic asylum, a set of almshouses, a Harrods' Stores, a cathedral, and other 'hings too numerous lo mention. Further, in order to run these enterprises suc cessfully, I should need the financial genius ol' a Piprponl Morgan, the in sight into human nature of Br Reich, the wisdom of Solomon, and a supply of human kindness that 110 one mortal being e\er possessed, j This is not an exaggeration, as 1 ; can easily s...
AN IRISH CHANNEL TUNNEL. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
AN IRISH CHANNEL TUNNEL. : iJefore ,wt». consent to link c.reat Bri tain- Willi tho. Continent bv a land line, and thus uicrea.se our national insecur ity, -leaving Ireland isolated, would it not te '? well to. endeavor -to link Ireland to Great Britain, and thus increase our na tional security?'— 'Standard.'
GENERAL LOUIS BOTHA. A SHORT DESCRIPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
GENERAL LOUIS BOTHA. A SHORT .DESCRIPTION. General Louis Botha, the new Prime Minister ot the Transvaal, will be re membered as one of the most successful ' Vecht Generals (Fighting Generals), as the Boers called them, of the late war. He It was who planned the defences of tlie lugeia, ana lonea inr so lung nuiii— ral Bullerjs efforts to effect the relief of Ladysmith, and it has often been said that had Joubert died sooner, ond allow ed Botha to take the chief command at an earlier period, the siege of Ladysmith might have had a very different ending. | Mr. Botha comes of a Natal and Dutch I family, nnd speaks English perfectly. Infl his home the Boer leader is a model has -I band and father, possessed of a charm ing and highly cultivated wife, witnB whom Lord and Lady Roberts exchang-B ed, while at Pretoria, many pleasant® courtesies. Unlike many of the old I Volksraad members, Botha is not at alll loquacious, and seldom spoke in / J-1' Raad. ? jf JB
MAN'S FEMININE CIVILISER. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
i : MAN'S FEMININE CIVILISER. . It ls;.we women who ra:se or lower the the . tone: of- the world,- and we whi fc-if en and cnilisc man. who, deprived of woman s society, would soon drift back' jlo comparative savagery. The amount of liarnva .bHd:: woman does, not only to her iO\\,n- se\; ? but to -men, for men are easily ? led astray..: is truly ' lmmens..\ but the amount .of. :good :i really good woman -can do . is.-; infinite.— Mrs No':sh, in the 'New Album.'
AMERICAN ECCENTRICITIES. RELIGIOUS PHANTASIES. "FLYING ROLLERS" AND "GOLDEN RULERS." [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
AMERICAN ECCENTRICITIES. ( RELIGIOUS PHANTASIES. I ' FLYING ROLLERS ' AND ' GOL DEN 'RULERS.' ' There are amongst others the Flying Rollers, with headquarters at Benton Harbor, Michigan. These claim con verts even from Australia, where they have had missionaries at work. At their ' purification meetings ' a great fire is built, and the converts throw their trea sures i.vto the flames to show they for sake all things for the faith. All this is tragic enough, but there is comedy in the ' Sanctified Church of Adam and Eve.' Its founder was ar rested while preaching on the main street of Rathdrum, Idaho, and was haled off to the police station arrayed in a horse blanket. This man. the Rev. John -A. Mattley, the police thought, should have at least some covering. The truth is he was preaching as Adam must have preached — without any clothing at all! Taken before a Commission in Lunacy, he declared all clothing unsanitary. But his logic did not appeal to the authori ties, who promptly pla...
KING'S MESSENGERS. THEIR DUTIES AND PRIVILEGES. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
KING'S MESSENGERS. TH13IR ' DUTIES AND PRI VILKOE.S. ?Mr Arthur Herbert, who was one of * tiiosv who lost their lives' in the ill-fated Hei'lin. was member of Unit most in teresting borlj|. the Kins'* Foreign Ser vice -Messengets. It is the duly or ihr^r. couriers, .who ; are nino in number, to carry despatches from the King and tho I'orelgn Office to our ambassadors abroad. Mr Hei-hWl u-.iu gh t the Mcsse:i5;e,'S their :o:nantie nick name— the .Silver Greyhounds. He also has a courier's passport and a handsome uniform. The passport, signed o.v the Secretary of the Foreign Office, bears the Royal coat-of-arms. and requests 'all whom it may concern' to allow the King's courier to 'pass freely,' and to 'give him all the assistance and pro tection of which he may stand In need.' QUEEN VICTORIA'S BISCUITS. The uniform Is never worn except in time of war, when tne courier wishes to pass through contending countries. It consists of a blue frock coat with gilt buttons, a gold-edged waist c...
CAPTAIN LEWIS HILL. MARRIED AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
CAPTAIN LEWIS HILL. MARRIED AGAIN. Captain Lewis-Hill, whose late wife, the widow of tlie well-known money lender, Mr Samuel Lewis, died on Kith October last, has just married again. The wedding took place a few days ago in a picturesque village in Surrey, and Captain Lewis-Hill and his bride left Southampton on the yacht Fedora for Gibraltar. ? Mrs Lewis-Hill left prope ly to the ▼alue of L1. 151. 073 gross, and of this amount some half a million was left for charitable purposes, including I-r)0,000 for 'women's lodging-houses, L.'iO.OOO for the Governesses' Benevolent Institution, L25.0M for the London Winter Distress FujJm -20,000 for the Church Army; the Salvation Army, LIO.OOO ^^^^^Hr)ublin Winter Distress l^nd, for the Mason^^Bj^ ^^^^^^Koys. ^^^^^^^^^husband she ^B^^BB^i ch Ailsa, dressii^^H^^^^^H|
LADY CANVASSERS. A NEW FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
. LADY CANVASSERS. ' A NEW FIELD. One immediate effeet of the new Em ployers- ? Liability Act is to increase enormously the Held of employment, for women. The great rush of business consequent upon the introduction of the measure temporarily paralysed a few of the larger insurance offices. There was nil immense amount of business to be had for the asking, but a scarcity of can vassers. Then one of the leading odiees ?hit upon the ide.i of engaging ladies to do the work, A month ago 21,000 letters .were sent out to all parts of the country inviting the clergy to send to the London ? office of the company the name and ad dress of any young woman respectably connected who would care to canvass in her own locality for fire, life, or em ployers' liul'i!,fv policies. Xo fewer than 7040 worn . .«?pl!ed, and they are being appointed as fust as possible. 'I am amazed at the potentialities of the lady insurance canvasser,' said the general manager to a representative --f the 'Daily Moil' yest...
AUDIENCES. THE LECTURERS' VIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
AUDIENCES. THE LECTURERS' VIEW. i Mr ? liurt Ki'tiuedy. . writiis iu tho ' .Daily -Mail' In my time I liu.\x'.. had miiny o?r perienci's 01 autliunccs. I... lm\e been -» 4^f/!iHte«locuvor ' Jrt' n '? fintmt. i-irl. show /«v:ual-. plavod Ijuioie-'-niii audi--'iH'e oT «5-.vhitu moiju AIe.\.uii;is.' niid China ifcn 111 .Sacnimeiuo : and I have Uvll-verod. a more or loss 1 n I rivsl. 1 n l; luvlui-e in ?a London 'suburb biiiui'o a more or lcs.'; cu lu\'aie-l audience, iliut was yearning ' .111. a ltuiguul liiunnci' allo.r knowli'ilgv. I liave al-i-eareil bcloiu nn audience 111 (_or.-. and I have mado my ?ljow ? beioru a choice galhenng 111 Hint intellectual hub of I lie planetary -- system — L'.dmburgh. , ? fc»o I Ijijw a , l;ii about, audiences./ 1 1, (loos not' loliow that; Xi.ani , a Nvild-; 1 v:- liitorestnigv eiiterlamer. -bccacSa. ot:. . Lliis Variod knowledge : .'but oven ;lh;:: dullest plalloi'in or stage bulloon ? 'learns secrets beiore an audience. that can learn 111 no oilier...
Religious Notices CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Byron Bay Parish Services. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
Religious Notices 4t C1IUKCH OF KNOT, AND. Byron Bay Parish Services. 1st Sunday of Month — Byron Bay 8 a.m. (ii.C..^ Myocum 10.30, Billi nudgel 2.30, Mullumbimby 7.30 2nd Sunday — BangaloW^ll, (H.C) Coorabell Creek '2.15, p,m (School of Arts) Byron Bay 7.30 3rd Sunday: Mullumbimby 11 a.m (n.o.), Tyagarah 2.30, Byron Bay 7.30 4th Sunday : Byron Bay 11 (n.c.), Cooper's Shoot 2.30, Bangalow 7.30 Rev A, W. Coates
Byron Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
JByroii Sliirc Council. The regular meeting of tho Coun cil was held in the Shire Hall on the 30th ultA|* Present — Crs. Jarman ? (President;' in the chair), Banner, Armstrong. Collitigsj Bate, the Shiro Engineer 'and Shire Clerk. The President said before dealing with the correspondence he had a matter-to briug under their notice, namely, he had taken upon himself ' to write to the Premier, Mr. Car I'uthers. asking him to visit and ? spend twenty-four hours in Byron Bay on his way t.o the Conference of Premiers to be held in Brisbane, to lay before him our requirements, iu the shape of a breakwater and tho tableland railway. He had received a reply from Mr. Carruthers (read to the council) stating that ho would ?with pleasure visit Byron Bay on his tour this month. The Councillors approvod of the action of the Presideut, and each ex pressed his pleasnro at the opportun ity offered of an interview with the .Premier. Correspondence. The outward correspondence was read and approved, a...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH., Byron Bay charge. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
Presbyterian Church., Byron Bay charge. 1st Lord's Day Month — Mullumbim- by 11, Byron Bay 3, Springvale 7.30 2nd Lord's Day, do. — Myocum 11. Main Arm 2.30, Mullumbimby 7.30 3rd Lord's Day. do. — Bangalow 11, Springvaie 2.30, Byron Bay 7.30 4th Lord's Day — Myocum 11. Coora bell School of Arts 2, Mullumbimby 7.30 j Springvale (Mr Marshall, preach er), 2.30 '' 6th Lord's Day — Myocum 11, Main Arm 2.30, Mullumbimby 7.20 ;Spring vale (Mr Marshall, preacher) 7.30 Rev. Richard Dill Micky
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 9 May 1907
F. A. ROW'S Brunswick Emporium. JUST OPENED, New Jackets. New -Skirts 1 ? . „ New Dress Tweeds . . , New Cretonnes NEW BLANKETS' . 'r ^ New Bush liugs i New Millinery : ? New Boots ' . In fact everything that is Seasonable. Prices to Follow. F. A.'ROW; - The House for Value* B. G. WHSTeT''^ Stationer, Tobacconist and News Agent, SV3ULLUEV3BSEV5BY. Large stock of all kinds of Stationer}', School Requisites, at Lowest Prices Best Accordeons and Concertinas in stock, at low prices. All the Latest Music and Songs Latest Fashion Journals. All the leading city and local papers. Agent for Cavanough's (Lismore) Medicines. STATIONEB'S HALL. . LATEST. ? BOSS WILMOT HAS just opened np a beautiful assortment of Post Cards, namely : — Actresses, black and white, enamelled ; Do. colored, enamelled. Local Views, a splendid variety. Thousands of Penny Cards. I boast that I have one of the best stocks outside Sydney. Gome nnd inspect. Timbor Calculators, sawn and log, 1/3 and 1/0. Dictionaries from ...