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[?]ights at the Centennial. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 7 October 1876
Sights at the Centennial. THE iÄ#'si3orrespondent says,-A visitor to the Grtennial may see some very remarkable peplè as well as some very queer things. The soip towl in the Chinese department, exactly. W,;?:djd^ me half as much 4 & tóg||^who wheels himself aboutf r^;Httlelo^-fashioned man, scarcel^ ¿fe^íp^a grey beard, and who f^to'be'iffôre than fifty years of a^e|v' His impérial Majesty Don Pedro would|^ eatiy lionised if he would only tolerate $fcal xMthing, and fortunately for his coÉÉK&t ~ well-to-do out Ins visit to Ki 1 . - augustus H. Pfgood time on. two differed nest, and I believe* thelä levsons who mi A-t*J2* P¿ Jj?>Vi ot wnose aime; ? J| those of an px, a^ ^ |«eight is stated Ito abcj^l$ "joally impossible¡forJ^||| )|| turnstiles. ; and no ontfhp^^^Sty "Mim through the gates. Ity^^|0iat ie Iii to wait outside for three hours ¿peñ^ing tiedtliberations of the Centennial Comniitóon ; . aachen he did get within the park eâoSferes . he "as quickly surround...
The Governor on Betting. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 7 October 1876
The Governor on Betting. THE « Western Independent5 says,-Those who take an interest in big race meetings have douMess frequently heard that Sir Hercules Robinson,,won this on such a race, and a very large sum on another, and so on. In a letter to M^plirfax-oa the subject of horse-racing, the ^.^piwmS^thujI delivers himself with respect to |íftá^)irin§:-Ido not myself think it wrong for - Owner to back his horse when he thinks ÍífeiSpT- Eut 1 nave> nevertheless, abstained from backing my horses since I have been here, sino^y to present my name being quoted by the p alish youths who dabble in what they do not understand, and who, when they lose, as they sari sure to do, would seek to excuse their folly by the pretence that they were led away by the bad example of the G-oyernor. The result is, that although I have been fortunate beyond all precedent in vinning during the last three years every importent weight-for-age race in the colony (which, if I had been betting, would have yie...
The Commercial School, Lismore. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 7 October 1876
The Conxmercial School, Iásmoíé. T¿E Annual distribution of Prizes in connoci tim with tho above School took place on Friday evening, tke 29th September, and we were ¿lá¿T to see so many of tho friends of the pupils preg sent on the occasion, evincing a thorough in*: terest in the -whole of the proceedings. Selec tions from Sankey's hymns werö most effectively rendered by tho youths during th© evening, the most pleasing to our mind being, " We're going Home,51 and " Sowing the Seed." C. H. Faw cett, Esq., «T.P., presided, and addressed thoso present as follows : Ladies and Gentlemen,-It is extremely gratify--\ ing to see so many assembled and taking an interest* in the distribution of prizes this evening. You have doubtless often heard that the Schoolmaster is abroad, but this, in the present case, you will find to be a mistake-, as you may perceive that gentleman Tv>Hcectly at home, and like a good carpenter, sur rounded by~his chips, who, although they are chips off other peopl...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 7 October 1876
IiOçal^Ëc^ General News. CROWDED OUT.-A Sydney advertisement came&lt;| to late for insertion in this issue; and several mattera ' are held over. BALLINA POLICE COURT.-At the sittings of| above Court on Friday, 22nd September, before" Police Magistrate and John Sharpe, Esq., J.P£ following eases were heard:-Thos. Bourke r.:JJi Callaghan-assault and battery ; fined 5s. and ös. 2d. James Callaghan v. Thos. Bourke ening language ; fined 5s., and coste, 4s. 6d. Callaghan v. Thos. Bourke-detention of prop^^jjj no jurisdiction, case dismissed. Police v. Kenifcefjgj MoLenan-cruelty to animals ; fined 5s. and 5s. 2d. Police v" Charles Brown-cruelty to'.% mais ; fined 5s., and costs, 5s. 2d. James Calli v. - McCànm-obtaining money under false' tences : case dismissed. Elizabeth A. Callaghan Mary Callaghan-two cases assault and ba] also, indecent language ; no appearance, case but. The next Court will be held on Eriiay|pOtii October/ '" -.y ' CAPE BYROIT.-Our correspondent, writinjg;^ ...
South Lismore. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] October 11th. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
South Lismore. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.J October lita. . ÖINCE lase x toot up my peu to. famish you with my monthly contribution of local news, most of which would remain unknown to many - people of the district, a great many incidents of local and general interest have occured. As our distant friends take no notice of our. small locality, tho village of South Lismore, andi hope soon to see the day that we shall have to - record on cur large map, and our large , fertila flats, and splendid hills, where there is still thousands of acres open for agricultural and , grazing purposes, and millions of feet of lofty pine mountains open for selection. Our little provisional school was opened on Monday, 18th S3ptember, with a good attend- I ance of 26 pupils, un lei* the superintendence of Mr. WU'iim. Taylor.as teacher, whom the local board think will make an excellent one, in his kind ways to young children, in bringing them forward quickly in their education. Since my last we have had a h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
"TETANT ED, a Respectable "Well-behaved BOY, y Y as SHOP and* ERRAND BOY, or an APPRENTICE. J. P. V. WALKER, Chemist, j LISMOEB DISPENSARY. Seed Potatoes ! j Seed Potatoes! ! "TX7"ARRNAMBOOL ¡3EED POTATOES, just vv Arrived, and OÎT SALE by JOHN ¡MCLENNAN, Molesworth Street, Lismore. J51 O R ¡SALE. A FIRST-CLASS DURHAM BULL, nearly THOROUGH-BRED, 5 years old. Apply CHAS. . STANFORD, PINE" GBOVB, near Lismore, TO ADVERTISERS. OUR ADVERTISING SCALE will-be aa follows :-Cash Advertisements, ls.^-an inch all round if booked, ls. .(Jd/ an inch.
Woodburn. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] October 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Woodburn. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] October 9th. I must plead scarcity of news for not writing of late, and as some of your readers may imagine me defunct, I will endeavour to make up ' for lost time. The farmers are very busy with their cane, either preparing to commence crush ing, others cutting, or just finished. Messrs; "Woodford and Poólinan are making some very good sugar, some of our neighbours have gone ?o far indeed as to say it is equal to Maritius. Mr. Meston has only recently started, being delayed through the breakage of some of his machinery, which necessitated his being obliged to send to Sydney for other to replace the broken. I am glad to say that when I paid a visit to the Mill last Saturday, all appeared to mo to be in capital working order. I also saw some juice from cane grown on Mr. Eobert Gollan's farm, giving ll degrees (Beaume), which speaks remarkably well for the soil in which the cane was grown ; in another week or two, I -will speak of the quality of the...
Cooper's Creek. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Cooper's Creek. Otfthe 27th. ultimo Mr. Coman and a party of siv pas-ed.through Forbes .on their way toa large station neor - Cooper's Creek, taken np some ten' months ago. The Times says they were travlling with some twenty saddle and harness horses, andja waggonetta and four, and intend to make their way across by the Bogan and through Roirrke, Mr. Coman describes thd country as being .siagniflciently grassed ana watered, and it his intention if he can find d good road for stock'to send up cattle iinmieiate ly he returns. He ¡ and his party were on the station some time'.since, and found that the blacks, though numerous, were very friendlv, and supplied provisions when otherwise he would have' been unable to exist. The tribes in the neighbourhoods-appear to be more civilized than most of the aboriginal tribes of Australia, and regular stores of game. &c, in their camps. They catch large quantities of wild fowl and fish bv means of nets made of a description of flax, and ge...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LISMORE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. o.-" iv ' ' ??> - ? ?:. . LISMORE.' ARRIVALS. October 12.-Dancing "Wave, schooner, from Sydney. . October 7.-Platypus s.,- Captain Magee, from Sydney. Passengers-Mrs. Gollan, Mrs. Hansard, Mrs. Webb» Mrs. Wotherspoon, Mrs. Sharp, Miss Langhorne, Miss Fowler, Miss Sonser, Miss Gra ham,, Messrs. Currie, Freeman, Webb, and 9 in the steerage. The Platypus cleared Sydney Heads at 6*30 p. m., on the 4th, arrived off the Richmond Bar at 9 p. m., on the 6th, crossed inwards at 5-30 a. m., . on the 7th. Experienced fresh northerly breezes, and heavy-easterly swell, throughout the passage. DEPARTURES. October ll.-Bertha, schooner, for Sydney. October 9. Platypus s, Captain Magee, for Sydney.
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (From the Australian Associated Press,) SYDNEY. Friday, October 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (From the Australian Associated Fresé,) SYDNEY. Friday, October 13. The Minister. for Minéis has been ban queted at Mudgee. There are reports afloat -within the last few days of the probability of the Pacific Mail Service being abandoned. Legal proceedings are likely to arise over the recent Mudgee election, as it is stated. that double, voting and ! personations bave been discovered. ; The Attorney-General has filed a bill for wilful murder against Henry Williams, con victed of manslaughter of Elizabeth Harnby The reports of burglaries in the suburbs are continued. ; The Suez Mails left Melbourne yesterday evening. The Californian mail arrived on Wednesday. i. The Premier returned from Tasmania to day. ? j -, . ? Maize, 2s 9(1 to 2s lld. Advices from London state tliat Prince Milan has resolved to fight untib Servia and Boenia are declared independent.
SECOND DAY. FIRST RACE. CENTRAL RICHMOND RIVER JOCKEY CLUB HANDICAP, of 30 sovereigns for all horses, to be handicapped by the stewards, or whom they may appoint; distance two miles. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
SECOND DAX. FIRST RACE. R CENTRAL RICHMOND RIVER JOCKEY CLUB HANDICAP, of 30 sovereigns for all horses; to be handicapped by the stewards, or whom they may appoint ;. distance two miles. ÍF Mr. J. Carroll's b.m. Maud, 4 years, 8 st. 12 lb. (- Buckbardt) - - -, 1 T. G. McMahon's b.g. Jimmy, aged, 7 st. (J. Boyd) - - - -': 2 J. Daly's g.g. Chance, 8 st* 6 lbs. (J. Webster) - - - - 3 H. McPherson's b.h. Sterling, 6 years, 7 st'. 10 lbs. W. Davis's b.m. Jenny, aged, 7 st. 8 lbs. J. Page's b.m. Blue BeU, 5 years, 7 Rt. D. Ballantyne's cm. Bonnie Jean, 5 years, 6 st 4 lbs. C. McLennan's b.g. Shamrock, 5 years, 5 st 7 lbs. J. Jordan's b.m. Eva, 5 years, ö.ßt 7 lbs. This "was the race of the meeting, and. the horses having been got away upon pretty equal terms, the first running was made by Shamrock, Chance, Maud, Jenny, and Jimmy, follomng close behind. In the second run round I;; |ud shot to the front, and though gamely challcf SeS f^^om^^T^^t^ó^tealQ seconds?* " ^ SECOND RACE. PLYING HAN...
Cricket in England. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Cricket in- England* THE Eaton and Harrow cricket match wsa concluded on loth July, in favor, of Eaton, who won in one innings by 24 runs. The Eatonians' who went in first, succeeded in getting 398 runs, of which the captain, W. F. Forbes, made 113, L. Bury contributing 72. The Harrowians put together 157 in their first innings and only 127 in their second, thus losing the match by an innings and 24 runs. Fifty-two matches have now been played, of which Eaton has won twenty-five, Harrow twenty-two, and the re maining five have been drawn. In a match ' between the United South Eleven and twenty two of Grim sèy, the United Eleven piled up not less than 681 rims, of which Mr. Gilbert made 116, and Mr. W. G. Grace exactly 400, still retaining possession of his bat; The twenty-two had made 88 for eleven wickets, when the game was drawn, after three full days play.
Shade Trees. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Shade Trees. THE Ech o, October 5th says,-The heat of the sun is already beginning to be experienced by ¡ pedestrians who traverse the streets of the city, ; and for some time each succeeding month will in all probability bring an increase in the in tensity of that heat. At midday already foot passengers begin to choose what, in comparison, may be called the shady side of the street ; but even then, the eye is not relieved wholly from the effects of the sunglare around. How the perspiring traveller wishes for the refreshing shelter of green and umbrageous trees, such as those which are to be found ranged in avenues along the streets in many of the cities on the Continent of Europe and in America. How envious it makes one to read the following, from the graphic pen of the correspondent of the Herald, who is now writing from the United States under the signature of "N.S. W. " ** Upon their arrival at Buffalo, the party were met by the principal inhabitants, and fifty carriages were so...
The Open Column. To the Editor of the "Northern Star." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Th3 Open Column. . To the Editor of the " Northern Star.11 ;SiR,r-r According to your last issue I see that there has been two men at Ballina fined for cruelty to animals, at the instance of this ex cellent Society. I think that it may indeed be called an excellent Society ; no society with a nôblér purpose can be formed, wkieh is- - much needed on the Richmond river. It is quite an iordinary occurence to see poor dumb animals .sbj^nefully illtreated,. almost AV ithout protest.: ?^?fe^rgeems things are taking a tuni on the Richmond, through the . attentiveness of our Police force. .A man. now dare riot strike his horsa with a stirrup iron.'.''and dara not as mach as flog. it when knocked up. For this good change.'we are" greatly-though not wholly in debted to this noble Society, but to the kind and well-feeling interest of our Magistrates of the Bench, who haye taken so much pains to put a stop to such -b'rutal transactions that are of every day occurence on the Richmond River. I ha...
An Interesting Discovery. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
An Interesting Discovery. WE are informed by the Braidwood Dispatch that within the past fortnight a resident pf Reidsdale, while out looking after cattle rthat had stravci further back into the mountains tYr\ nvnl this se/ere winder, cania across a I small lake, or la >om, which the aborigines la i7à o'lm b33n h.3ird to 'speak ot* in rh.3-ea"?ly divs of settlement li3re, but which nobody over saw anvthin» of. The shaet of water is reported to be at the extreme edge of the table land, and so closely oterlookins: the sea that the surf can be" seen rolling into the shore, and vessels pass ing can be |ery distinctly observed. The lake is saj.d tobajvery deeo, and to abound with.fish. A visit to it\ would be a fine treat toa party of tourists .¿the waaSher. srab} fîn^-, nn,rl ...^Û : c^a^ ^ ia the mountains, Clears away. The late heavy fall.of snow has , wonderfully opened un the dense scrub iii the mountains behind Reidsdale, the ¿ill having ; been particularly heavy in that I Quart...
Australian Timbers. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
.- *y * " 11 ? i ? i, * Australian Timbers. A ^Gladstone correspondent-sends- io the Mar,y hnroufki Chronicle t\iQ following contribution to the study of the properties and lises of our native timbers :--As thé * hardwood timber of our distict is being brought into use, both" for railvravf. and bridge building, a few remarks respecting the timber may not be out of place. Great things were expected from thé Beyal Commission that sat some two years ago," but with the exception of examining a few, mill owners and lumberers, and bringing up a report, nothingjhas been doue, and, unfortunately, tho3e examined knew nothing about the growth of timber or its dualities. The removing of an old building in Gladstone could have shown-the committee^ more than all the evidence put to gether. Thebuilding was composed of ironbark, red gum, and spotted gum, snlit and sawn. The timber was cut in 1855. The ironbark is still sound, no sign of decay, and the spotted gum. is better than the day it was cut...
Latest Commercial. [BY TELEGRAM.] SYDNEY, Friday, October 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Latest Commercial. ] [BY TELEGRAM:.] : SYDNEY, Friday, October 13. MESSRS. H. PRIESTLY & Co. report that maize was selling this day at 3s per bushel; hides, 3d per lb. ;. pigs 6d lb.; bacon, 8d per lb ; butter, ls 9d per lb ; cheese 9d per lb ; potatoes, £7 per ton ; bark, £6 per ton. Sydney, October 13. MR. A. KETHELL reports : Pine logs 8s to 8s 6d, cedar unaltered ; pine flooring boards 17s 6d, prime cedar in demand ; market stocked with all other classes.
Restorative Effects of the Guca Leaf. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Restorative Effect3 of the Guca Leaf. AT a meeting of the Edinburgh Botanical Society a paper was read by Sir Eobert Christison on the restorative effects of the cuca leaf of Peru (Erythroxylon coca), which has for many years been valued by the Indians as a preventive of bodily fatigue, and which has lately attracted much attention owiug to a, belief that it was of some service to the American pedestrian, Mr. Weston, on the occasion of some of his walking feats at the Agricultural Hall. A diversity of opinion exists as to the effect of the cuca jeaf on those who chew it. By some travellers it is maintained to be a pernicious stimulant, while others hold the opinion that moderately used it is beneficial to health. Of its effects Sir Eobert Christison gave an account ascertained by ex periments he had made himself with a cuca leaf, by which he had found that it was a preventive of fatigue, and a restorative of strength after severe bodily exertion, and that it had no reactionary effec...