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Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Local and General News. ADVENTURE WITH NATIVE DOGS.-The ' Wide Bay -¿ News/ says,- -At Thompson's Flat, two boys, who had been out in the adjacent forest, were attacked by two native dogs and had to get up a tree to escape them. Their cries attracted a man who was in the vicinity, and on going to their assistance he also was "stuck up" by the dogs. The man then left for assistance, and at the hotel he found Inspector Lloyd, constable Amies, and others, who sallied out with him to where the dogs were. They carried a lantern"with him to show the way, as it was quite dark. On approaching the spot, one of the dogs sprang on him and bit him severely on the hand, also tearing his clothes. Inspector Lloyd imme diately fired and succeeded af ter several shots in wounding one of the brutes and killing the other to the intense relief of the boys. CHILDREN.-Give me the boy or girl, says a lover of children*, who smiles as soon as the rays of the morning sun glance in through the window, gay ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
TDkARG^^S. ot and \sp^w of J^" S«-i^i»d íroECb tïûs Í&¡L f&ïvardeà *&rriagç freé¿ to a&y town hfetfce üü^iaiJ^Sj. COIOÄÜ^ Tas xñánia, NeV Zealasa& or l?i& Islands.. 3*le*s» «end for* complete ae-rar piie* list, as4 SQ* OÍ* j^fcerns,. Summer White Ca&ocs, 3£d to lu.. Summer "^bleached Calicoes, 2 Jd to- 9dv . ! Summer White She^s^s,. ls to 3a, $3* yasfe wide. Summer "*Çnblej\c^e&lt;^25beetings, S^dite 3fr XkSL', Suminert- Q\i^M36.6dto 25s. Summer Hoittt«&3> 8£d to ls 6$. , Summer TbAK6«3,.6£d-ta is lld. Summer ^h^^l^iaiiRÄs^ ls lld to Ss. 6d" Sunsner Cotta» Shirtings, S$d1a> 5s. SiuretJCi: Chime 3Ä Singingsv îs» 6&'. to* 2s 6dH &nmv*w "finp.e- ghW-ai^fi, 8H 6t£ to 30s. Sumnser M?us3à* Curtains,. ^5 G&. to 19a 6cL. Summto-MossaÈ&o îrcts, ls to 2jB.j>d.. ; Summer^White-jDimity, 9&lt;J' ijp. ls 3d.. " Summer Fiu"citure Cidni^StL to- ls.. Summer Tb çEcl-ïïags, 9d. to» ...
Free Selections. THURSDAY OCTOBER 5th. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
Free Selections. THURSDAY OCTOBER 5th. Elizabeth Tyler, 40 acres parish of South Ballina, adjoining a former Conditional pur- chase. &nbsp; Patrick and John Malone, 40 acres, parish of Riley, adjoining a former conditional purchase. John Fahey, 103 acres 2-roods, parish of Kyogle, adjoining a former conditional purchase. Charles Armstrong, 70 acres;- parish of South Lismore and Tomki, adjoining the southern boundary of his conditional purchase no. 95. &nbsp; Rebecca Armstrong, 60 acres, parish of South Lismore, adjoining south-east corner of no. 95. Ernest Carter, 100 acres, parish of Tunstal, on Goolmangar Creek. &nbsp; Frederick Schroder, 50 acres; parish of South Lismore, between my former conditional pur- chase, and Alder's conditional purchase. James Armstrong, 100 acres, parish of Tomki, adjoining western boundaries of former con- ditional purchases, nes. 79, 77, and 78. &nbsp; &nbsp;
THE "NORTHERN STAR. LISMORE, OCTOBER [?] 1876. Central Richmond River Jockey Club Annual Races. PRESIDENT—MR. G. LA[?]KIN. VICE-PEESIDENT—MR. E. W. ALLINGHAM. STEWARDS:— MR. W. WEBSTER, Sen., MR. J. McLENNAN " R. FOGWELL, " T.EXTON, MR. J. WEBSTER. TBEASURER—MR. G. LARKIN. STABTER—MR. W. WEBSTER, Jun. JUDGE—MR. F. FREDER[?]CKS. CLERK OF THE COURSE—MR. P. DALY. CLERK OF THE SCALES—MR. G. LARKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
-:-.-.-éM = THE «. NORTHERN STAR. LISMORE, OCTOBER ñ, 1876. Central Richmond River Jockey Club Annual Races. PRESIDENT-MR. G. LARKIN. VICE-PEESIDENT-MR. E. W. AI.LINGHAM. STEWARDS : MB. W. WEBSTER, Sen., ME. J. McLENNAN " R. FOGWELL, . " T.-EXTON, MB. J. WEBSTER. TBEASUBEB-MR. Gr. LARKIN. STABTEB-MR. W. WEBSTLE|1, Jun. JUDGE-MR. F. FREDERICKS. CLERK or THE COUKSE-MR. P. DALY. CLÉBK OP THE SCALES-MR. G. LARKIN. ALTHOUGH there has been much said and written for and against the subj ect of Horse Racing in general, as an institution, it has taken a deep root throughout the British dominions, while in a country like this, so highly adapted for the full development of the equine species, it bids fair to attain very large dimensions, as many of our youth ! are all but reared on horseback, and from a very early age display very decided prede lictions for horses and their concomitants in :V the shape of races. Under these circum stances, and looking at the fine specimens of j horseflesh in a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 14 October 1876
FOB SY DN EY. rnHE CLARENCE and RICHMOND RIVER 4- STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S STEAMER PLATYPUS, JOHN MAGEE, Master, Wm run REGULARLY between SYDNEY and LISMORE, taking Passengers and Cargo, and affording a means of RAPID aud SAFE COM MUNICATION between this River and the Metropolis. JOHN WHITE, Secretary. T O SÏÏIPP E H, S . -VJTTANTED, CARGOES for SYDNEY and MELBOURNE; LOWEST FREIGHTS JAMES CALLAGHAN, BALLINA. STORES. GL LARKIN, GESTERAIi STOREKEEPER,, 6CQ. MOLESWORTH ST MEET, LISMORE. Groceries, Draperies, ^Ironmongery, Boots and Shoes, Saucy Goods, . ~ Crockery, . . , Blankets, &c. ? . -m--. from the BEST HOUSES IN SYDNEY, Quality'-, guaranteed, and will be sold at the LOWEST REMUNERATIVE PRICES'. ïgf GENT'S CLOTHING, Best Quality, and Tip-top Style. LADIES* TRIMMED HATS, very latest Pashion. GENER Ali STOREKEEPER, NORTH LISMOHE. A LWAYS ON HAND-A FIRST-CLASS STOCK of GROCERIES, DRAPERY, BOOTS AND SHOES, SADDLERY, : STATIONERY, EANCY GOODS, GLASS AND EARTHENWABE, &...
Intense Heat in England. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
Intensé Heat in England. THE intense heat which has prevailed all over England for some time past culminated on Au gust 15, in a storm in the Midlands. The great heat experienced for the last few days continued until thé above date, when a most welcome change took place. The air had been sultry and close for some time previously; and the sky became overclouded with a thick haze. In the evening there was vivid flashes of lightning, with thunder, and soon after a heavy fall of rain, which speedily reduced tho temperature. There was also a violent thunderstorm at Cam bridge and in the district of St. Albans. It is shown in the registrar-general's return that the mean temperature at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, was 66*7., and 4*6 above tho average for tho corresponding week in sixty years. It showed an excess on each day of the week, and on August 10 was 71*6 deg., or 9*5 abpvo the average. The highest reading of the thermo meter in the shade was 91*2 deg. So high a reading was not...
Popping the Question. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
Popping: the Ûue*tion. "GRACIOUS," says I, .Tm twenty-one past, and it's time to took after Nance f" Next day down I went. Nancy waa alone, and I axed her if the Squire was in. Ske said he was'nt. " Cause," said I, makin' believe I wanted to see him, our colt has sprained his foot, and I came to see if the Squire would* nt lend me hil mare to go to town." She said she guested he would. I'd better sit down sud wait till the Squire came in. Down I sat ; she looked sorter strange, and my heart felt queer round the I edçe. "Are you goin'down to Betsy Martin's ¡ quiltin ?' after a while, sez she. Sez I, "Beckon I would." Sez she, "suppose you'll take Eliza Dodge ?" Sez I, 441 mought, and then again I mought not." Sez she, 441 heard you was goin' to get married." Sez I, 41 I would'nt wonder a bit." I looked at her and seed the tears comin. Sez I, 44 Maybe she'll ax you tobe bridesmaid." She riz up, she did, her face as red as a boiled beet. 44 Seth Stokes !" and she could'nt say anything ...
Casino. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] October 20th. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
Gasino. [OFKOM OUR CORRESPONDENT. J ] October 20th. DURING tao past week Casino has been a little duller than ordinary, owing to an exodus to Lismore, to enjoy the various sports there ; and the last of our folks are only now returning. I am glad to see this interchange of amenities, slight though they be, and trust it will encou rage a more neighborly feeling. I am pleased to be .able to say, that at least one visitor is loud in praise of tho kindnesses of the Lismore people. Although I fear we cannot compete with you in the rapidity of your progress, still there is some progress being made, as exhibited by the erection of several buildings, amongst which I may mention an addition to the premises of the Misses Mooney ; a cottage just commenced by Messrs. Simpson and Son on land «t the side ot the store now occupied by Mr. F. G. Crouch. Mr. J- L. Vesper is also commencing a dwelling for himself on the hill, at the south side of the river--by far the prettiest side of the town to liv...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. LISMORE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
October 21.-Platypus, e., Captain Magi*, from Bydffeyr" Pasjeiigvrs-Mrs. Cahill ançl lately, and Mr, Nicldess. ^Tlie Platypus clearedSytÍ¿ey Heads at 6 p.m., on the 18tb, crossed the Richmond Bat at 6-15 .pun-, on tb« 20th. ^.Experienced southerly, wind to Seal Kocks, from thence fresh northerly and fine weatliir;^"! " ' ' \. "_DEPARTURES. _ .;, ,r October 20, - Dancing ..Wave, schooner, for Sydney, with 40,000 feet pine. October "23^-Platypus, "s., Captain Magev fô* Sydney.
Sugar-growing. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
; Sugar-growing. THE following is an extract from a letter ' written by a gentleman, near Maryborough, Queensland, to a friend in Sydney and shows that sugar-growing is likely to be a profitable industiy on the Mary Uiver this season : " The cane is somewhat thin, and the yield per acre rather light, but the density is very good and more than compensates for the short yield. The worst we are crushing yields 9£ per cent., Beaume, We run out 8900 gallons per diem, ranging from 9^ to ll per cent., equal to about 4 tons ll cwt. of sugar. This is from Bappoe canes 10 months old. We made 12 tons 3 cwt. in three days. Some Froebe cane is standing at a wonderful density, viz,, 12f per cent, direct from the rollers. In two hours we crushed equal to 21 cwt. of sugar. I tested 400 gallons of juice this morning, which gave a result of 13J per cent. The Gingham cane gives a very good result, and I expect a return of 35 to 40 cwt. to the acre. We find a very great advan tage from deep draining. I...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
¿ liOcal and General News. THE MUSICAL SOCIETY.-We are torry to say that the meeting called- for the formation of a Musical Society in this town, lapsed, in consequence of the détention of the convenor of said meeting at Casino, through illness. Our readers will, however, perceive that another meeting is respectfully solicited for ? o'clock on Thnrtday afternoon next, and aa there are said to be rolls upon rolls of music already in our xnidst, the divine art should soon find a local -habitation and a name, here, .and make, itself heard in44notes' which would be as pleasing to the ear . and .senses, as those issued bj the branch bank in v this town are to the eye and fingers. That " Music hath charms," we all well know, and in these small country towns, the rubbing-off the rust of everyday life, by bringing people together for social enjoy ment, is something to be considered, independent of the elevating natures of sacred music, and the culti vation of those aethetic tastes which tea...
The Open Column. To the Editor of the " Northern Star." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
The Open Column. . . "To the Editor of the " Northern. '.Star." SIR,-Your Woodburn correspondent ha^ slightly misapprehended the drift of your leader aueut our Sydney mauX He appears to think that the matter requires a little explanation, and straightir-iy proceeds to enlighten, us. We are quite aware that the " mails for the whole river are made up at the General Post Office/' sent to Wolli, Woodburn, whero the bags are opened, and the maila- made up for the diff erent townships on the river. This is just what we complain of-What" we wish to be done is this-that our Lismore mail be made up at the General. Post Otfice, and. thence to be trans- j . xnitted by tlie ^Shortest and most expeditious route to our township. This is wanted for ob *vio*as reasons, the most pertinent of which is a great saving of time, and a deal of.bungling. j 1 nave, «c., L. D. C. Lismore, October 21st.
Baron Rothschild. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
Baron Rothschild. THERE is a good story told recently of Baron Rothschild, of Paris, the richest man of his class in the world, which shows that it is not only money which makes the mare to go, but ready money (says the Court Journal). On a very wet and disagreeable day the Baron took a Parisian omnibus, on his way to the Bourse, or Fxchange, near which the Nabob of Finance alighted, . and was going away without paying. The driver stopped him and demanded his fare. Rothschild felt in his pocket but he had not a red cent of change. The driver was very wrath. .'What did you get in for, if you had no money ?" ' ' I am Baron Rothschild '1 exclaimed the capitalist, "and there is my card." The driver threw the card into the gutter, " Never heard of you bofore," said the driver, "and I don't want to hear of you again. But I want my fare-and I must have it!" The great Banker was in haste. "I have only an order for a million," he said, " give me change," and he proffered a coupon for 50,000 ...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
Cricket. TÖE following are the scores of the Cricket Match played at Alstonville, on Wednesday, the 17th October, between the Alstonville and Gun durimba Cricket Clubs : ALSTONVILLE CLTJD. First Innings. T. Robb, b. R. Johnson . - McAndrews, run out... E. Ka vin, b. J. Johnson . J. Perry, b. R. Johnson , D. Navin, c. T: Flarherty. C. Browne, c. G. Edwards H. Morrish, hit wicket ... N. Barlow, c. Märryatt... B. Morrish, not out ._ R. Morrish, b. J. Johuson J. Duncan, b. T¿ Johnson. Byes ... ....-. ... Leg-bves ........... ' ? Wides* . . .._ Total. 44 Gr/snuBikBA CLUB. First Innings. - Marryatt, c. D. Enavon . 2 G. Edwards, c. McAndrews. 8 R. Mallett, b. C. Brown . 0 J. Roach, b. J. Perry . 3 K. Johnson, not out. 14 T. Johnson, b. C. Browne. 1 J. Johnson, c. Torry. 3 T. Flaherty, not out. 4 Byes. 6 Wides. 2 Total..... 25 As the weather threatened during the innings of the Gundurimba team, an adjournment was made for luncheon, at the close of which the Captain of the Alstonville team (...
THE "NORTHERN STAR." LISMORE, OCTOBER 28, 1876. THE RECESS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
THE .* NORTHERN STAR' \ LISMORE, OCTOBER 28, 1876. ? - ?' " ' -.. " ? -. v THE EECESS. WHILE taking their ease in the snug official armchair, ' Ministers can now hum the air of " After the * Uproar* is over," or sing I love it, I love it, and who shall dare Chide me for loving this old arm-chair ; or later on, enjoying the calm delights of doing the block, or feted by their friends, can descant upon "what might have come to pass during the Tate session, vif it ha^l not been for Mr. PARKES, and the wicked Op position. Of course the present Ministry, equally with the Opposition, are entitled to air their ©pinions upon matters in general; : bnt after reading the speeches as yet made by Ministers at the outings which have taken place, while we see a great deal about the past, there is a strange reticence- about ; the glorious futnre, from which so much is expected ; and in this .respect the said speeches contain a great deal of ' chai?/ but very little of the practicál article. So far a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
TO S7AND this Season, at DEEP CREEK, Ri&lt;hmond River, the DRAUGHT HORSK YOUNG- TRUE BRITON, YOUNG TRUE BRITON has taken THRE- ; PRIZES it the Grafton Agricultural Show, and i M by True 3riton, imported ; dam by Magenta im . ported, yto has taken First Prizes against a¿; comers. Terms-One mare, £2 5s.; two or mor? mares, thf property of same owner, £2. All mare not proviig in foal will be taken free next seasoc. Good padlocks provided, and every care taken, but no responsibility incurred. THOMAS MARSH. Lismore Mutual Improvement Association and Debating Class. SiTURDAY, 4TH NOVEMBER. MR. W. OSBORNE HARMAN will deliver s LECTURE on SATURDAY, 4th No vember, at the COMMERCIAL SCHOOL: Subject-j'TheETE, the EAR, and the HAND.' The President will take the Chair at EIGHT p. . (By order) Wii, OSBORNE HARMAN, j Honorary Secretary "XTTANTED, a RESPECTABLE GIRL; one '» accustomed to Children. Apply to ¡ MRS. JAMES /WITHERSPOON, , 1 j North Lismore. 27th October. ¡TAKE NOTICE THAT unle...
Free Selections. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 28 October 1876
Free Selections. [_. ^torfiSÜAY, JOÇTOBEB 12. __ ^ : J ' : James Armstrong, 100 acres, parish of Tcwnki, ad joining western boundary of former conditional pur chase of 79, 77, and 78. William Ratbbona, 40 acres, parish of North Codrington, adjoining northern boundary of former conditional purchase of August, 1876. Charita Armstrong, 100 meres, pariah of Tomki, commencing at south-west corner of former condi tional, purchase, of. 5thOctober, 1976, thence east, south-west, and north. William Groham, 200 acres, parish of South Lis more, in à separate block, commencing at a point about 14£ chaina east from south-east corner of portion 78 : thence east, south, west, and north. , Frederick Hancock, 60 acres, parish of Riley, ad joining eastern boundary of measured portion No. 6i. James Boag, 461 acree, parish of Richmond, mea sured portions 8, 10, ll, and 12. James Breckenridge, sen., 140 acres, parish of East Gundurimba, measured portion No. 77, and Í00 acres nnsnryeyed land, eommencing ...