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CLARENCE HEADS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

CLARENCE HEADS. ARRIVALS. Juno 15-Steamers Agnes Irving* and New Eng» land from Sydney. Wind southerly, cloudy, raining.

Publication Title: Northern Star
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Early Colonial Life. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

Early Colonial Life. THE Inverell Despatch tells . the following good yarn : A rich man has died lately in one of tho colonies, \ and having risen. ; from poverty td '. : great amnence his example has been held np by tlio press as oiie worthy of imitation. At ono ^--- ^ ? - ? ; -. - J time I knew him intimately, and he was a very good kind of a man. He was originally a soldier and had risen to the rank of sergeant. Stationed at one of the penal settlements, he distinguished himself hy a daring capture of a bushranger, for which he received a pecuniary reward of ¿"50 and a civil service employment at a newly estab lished penal-settlement. His wife, a sergeant's . daughter, invested the £50, prior to leaving ? Sydney, in a small huxtor's - stock, and grog, j and at the penal settlement she sold, the' goods j àt moderate prices-the charge for a needle . being ls," and for a bobbin of thread, ditto. Tho grog on the sly was sold at equally fabulous prices, and the couple waxed? rich--spe...

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THE "NORTHERN STAR." LISMORE, JUNE 17, 1876. A BRDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

.TSE " ISrÖHTBCERlSr STAU." LISMORE, JUNE Ï7, 1876. -: ? À BRIDGE. Lr another column we publish * letter cour teously handed to us by C. H. FAWCETT,, Esq., in reference to a Petition forwarded from certain inhabitants of Lismore, pray ing that " a new Punt may be supplied for the Perry at that township, and further in timating that the local officer of the Roads Department has been instructed to make a survey to ascertain whether a Bridge or a Punt wonld be the most suitable for the re quirements of the traffic." The Petition is signed by " certain" inhabitants, but it is to be hoped that " all" inhabitants will unite, if necessary, for the purpose of ob taing a bridge in the place of a Punt,:-the latter being, as stated by Mr. PAWCETT, useless in times of flood or freshes. Kow that the matter has again been brought before the public, and a promise implied, that 'either a Bridge or a Punt wiU be j granted, it may not be amiss for them to 1 give expression to, their opinions on the m...

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THE LAW, [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

? " ^-. THE LAW, WE notice that, the new solicitor, MR. F. W. j AxiJNGHAai, has arriyed in Lismore, and can be consulted at Dean's Hotel.

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CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

- ^ CRICKET MATCH, » IN another column will be found a report of r a meeting held on Monday last, for the pur . po'Sfc of considering a challenge forwarded , by the Cricketers of the Clareuce River, offering to play a friendly game with the Coicketers of this district. Under the cir cumstances, perhaps, no other course wa« open to the receiver of the letter than to call a meeting to decide what steps should be taken in the matter; and it is to be f hoped that the challenge will be accepted," and that the various Clubs on the river will elect a combined team that will be a credit^ to the district. There will be many things to be considered at the meeting to be held on thc subject at an early date, and shouldf the affair be brought to a successful issue,-' we believe the reception accorded to our Clarence River friends will be such as to send them back with a favorable impression of the district and ourselves. 'J* .?TV . -? A- Li

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IMPORTANT MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

:W IMPOETANT MEETINGS. M À MEETING will be held at the Court House, j Xismore, at 4 o'clock, on Tuesday afternoon next, to take steps to get a* Clerk of Pettys Sessions and Land Agent, appointed for this town, and as the matter is important, a good j attendance may be expected. A meeting ! will also be held at Woodburn, on this day j (Saturday) to take into consideration the advisability of applying to the Government ! for an extension of the Telegraphic line to ¡ tliat township. !

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The New Queensland Ministry. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

The New Queensland Ministry. THE Courier of Saturday, June 3, says :-During yesterday considerable interest was felt in the city as to the political situation generally, and especially in relation to the intentions of Mr. Macalister's Government, it being the received opinion that an immediate resignation was con templated. This proved to be the case, the resignation of the Ministry having been for warded to the Governor yesterday morning, immediately after a meeting of their supporters at the office of the Colonial Secretary. Shortly after noon Bis Excellency sent for the Hon. George Thorn, and requested him to form a Ministry, which that gentleman was endeavour ing to do yesterday. Mr. Thorn has, we believe to report progress to His Excellency this day. The new Ministry were sworn in on Monday, June 5th, at Government House," and are as follows :--The Hon. George Thorn, Premier. Postmaster-General, and Acting S ecretary for Works; the Hon.S. W. Griffiths, Attorney Genèralj.and Min...

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School of Arts, Lismore. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

\ -, . -* ? . * * ? - « School of Arts, Lismore. .THE following correspondence has Leen handed to us for publication, for the information of subscribers to the building:->- - - e. Lismore, June 13th, 1S76. LISMORE SCHOOL OF ARTS. SIR,-On the 30th November last, application was inade by me on behalf of the committee to the Hon. the Minister for Lands for a grant of land as a site for the purpose of erecting a School of Arts for this town. Such application was forwarded,byrne to you for presentation, and your letter dated from Grafton, December 3rd, "1874, informed me of Teceipt of the document, and that you were proceeding to Sydney next day and would duly present same. I do myself the honor to inform you that up to the present date no reply on the subj oct of the application has been received. The com mittee cannot proceed further in the matter until the ai>plication is refused or granted, and I now beg respectfully to request you will be so good as to lay the matter before th...

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LISMORE. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

- ^ LISMORE. DEPARTURES. June 10-Alice Jane, schooner, Captain ^Walker, for Sydney. June 15-Emma Jane, schooner, Captain Ward, for Sydney. ..---+--.-:-- .'

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SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. BALLINA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. BALLINA. June 16-Platypus, steamer, schooners Neptune, \ Amphitrite, Monarch, Louisa, Princess Louise, Rob { Roy, Octoroon, Saucy Jack, Perseverance, Alice I Jane, Storm King, Margaret, Examiner, barque, ' Bar bound ; only 7 feet of water on the Bar. The Gable steamer Edinburgh, passed by to-day, bound for Port Darwin, to rectify the cable.

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A Punt or a Bridge. [?]o the Editor of the "Northern Star." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

ii A Punt or a Bridge, the Editor of the " Northerû Star." S^j-I beg you will piiblish the enclosed l8t|^jr the Mormati^^ ; of.. Lism¿eV ' Vhose petition I forwarded to Mr. Gray for presentation. I hope the report of ûe Superintendent of ' Boads will be suchas to justify the Minister in incurring the spense. There cannot be a doubt about the advatage of having a bridge at so important a places Lismore, or respecting the superior utiliij of a bridge compared to a punt, which, in tim of freshes or floods, the very time it is mostrequired, if not sunk, it has to be moored awaj carefully, of no use to anyone till the retun of fine weather. I need scarcely say -I will o all I can in the matter. I am, &c, CHARLES H. FAWCETT. " Department of Public Works, " Sydney, 31st May, 1876. " ön,-Referring to the petition presented by you rom certain inhabitants of Lismore, urging that L new punt may be supplied for the ferry at tixt township, lam directed by the Secretacy -for Iiblic Works,...

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Opening of the Casino Bidge. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

Opening of the Casino Ridge. n ? -- ?\ (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THIS jíne structure, stated to be composed of. the largeé spans of any wooden bridge in the colony, was éoened on Thursday by Miss Duffy, as the first bornj?>ung lady in Casino. The ceremony took i placeat 2 o'clock, in the presence of all the towns peop3, school children, and a number of strangers. The. T(jung lady christened it "Irving Bridge" with a botfe of champagne, which fizzed and sparkled agains the post, as though pleased at the office it was cdledto perform. Mr. J. C. Irving then pro posed kEiss Duffy's health, which Mr. Av J. Simpson, respoded tb on her behalf. The healths of Mr. Doñaison, Superintendent, and Mr. McKenzie, Contretor, were also enthusiastically drank, after ' whichyesper's coach and four, loaded, and followed by sewral buggies drove across, having been pro ceeded by the schooldren, led with banners and band. Chere being some wine leftn convivial group toastet until there was nothing to be...

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Cricketing Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

Cricketing Meeting. IN accordance with advertisement, a meeting of pprprnc» interested was held on Monday evening last, fit the Freexnaabn*« Hotel, in this town, to take into consideration a challenge received from the Clarence River Cricketers, offering to play a friendly game with the Cricketers of this district. Mr. J. M. HYAM having been called to the chair, opened the proceedings by reading the advertise ment convening the meeting, and the following letter:- ? x . "Grafton, June 5th, 1876. " Sir,-The Cricketers of the Clarence are desirous of playing a friendly game of Cricket with the Richmond Uiver Cricketers, and not knowing the address of the Secretary, Itake the liberty of asking you, if you will be kind enough to give this to the Secretary of the Leading Club. " We will be most, happy to come either this month or August, if a Match can be arranged. " Hoping this will meet with a favorable perusal, "I am, Sir, "Yours, &c, «I?. S. GREGORY, "Bacon-street, Grafton." "...

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Latest Commercial. [BY TELEGRAM.] SYDNEY, Friday, June 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

Xiatest Commercial. pr,.. [BY TELEGRAM.] SYDNEY, Friday, June 16. MESSRS. H. PRIESTLY & CO. report that maize was selling this day at 3s per bushel; hides, 4d per lb.; Tallow, 20s per cwt. ; pigs 6cL per lb. ; bacon, 10d ; eggs, ls 7d per dozen; fowls, 3s 4d per pair; oats, 3s 4d per bushel ; barley, 5s per bushel, -.-+--. Sydney, Friday 3 p.m. MR. A. KETHELI. reports: Pine log firm at 8s. ; dressed flooring and sawn boards; unchanged ; cedar in long good quality in demand ; r ecent arrivals unequal to the con sumption. GHUECH OF ENGLAND-The foundation stene of tte new Episcopalian Church at Ballina, was laid on Monday last hy Mrs. Eaton, the wife of the Sub collector of Customs. The Rev. R, F. Newton de livered an impressive address, and the proceedings pissed off in a very satisfactory manner. - CROWDED OUT.-A letter from " Scrutator."

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The Exhibition at Casino. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

The Exhibition at Casino. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] THE annual exhibition of the Richmond River Agri cultural and Horticultural Society, took place at Casino, on Wednesday last, and passed off success fully, between four and five hundred persons being present. The following is the list of prizes awarded so far as our Correspondent was able to get them up to the time of writing : THOBOUOHBKED STALLIONS.-Britten's Yorick ; VT. \ C. Bundock's Excelsior ; prize divided. ' j DRAUGHT STALLIONS.--'Wea'ry's Magenta, first prize; McPherson's Conqueror, and another were also exhibited. \ . ?. ' ? ;^:¿LOO> MASE.-One exhibit, by Mr. Shanley, with foal, at foot, by Quinton. HACKS.-Mr." Leo Girard took first prize ; Messrs. McLean and A. J. Simpson also exhibited. LADXES HACKS.-Armstrong's Marmaduke took first prize; the same gentleman also took the second prize. - The prize for jumping was taken by Mr. "W*. C. Bundock's Sailor Boy. CATTLE.-In Durhams the prize was taken by Mr. J. C. Irving. T...

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Amateur Dramatic Club. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

Dramatic Club. WA. MEETING- of persons interested in the formation of sn Amateur Dramatic Club in this town was held' ai .the Lismore Hotel, on Tuesday evening- last, when a goodly number of gentlemen were present, includ ing several favorites who have gained much applause before thc footlights. On the motion of Mr. "Wv ÎLockett, seconded by Mr. E. Anderson, Mr. J. F. Goodwin wan called to tlie chair. The CHAIBMAJÎ then stated the objects for which those present had met together, and dwelt upon the ; great advantage such an organization as the one j>roposed would be to the young men of the town, the business people, and the public generally; and called upon those present to enrol their names, and set the ball rolling. Some discussion then ensuéd as.the working of the proposed Club, the securing a room for the pur pose of rehearsal«, and other matters ; after which Mr. D. Grant being appointed honorary Secretary, the names of all persons present were enrolled as members ; and afte...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

BIRTH. BRYANT. — On the 11th June, at her residence, Molesworth Street, Lismore, Mrs. James Bryant, of a Daughter, both doing well.   DEATH. BLACK. — At Kiama, Illawarra District, on the 19th May, Mary, relict of the late James Black, aged 71 years, leaving a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn their loss.

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Late European News. [FROM THE S. M. HERALD'S TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENT.] Adelaide, Sunday, 11 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

Late European News. [FROM THE'S. M. HERALD'S TELEGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENT.] ¿ Adelaide, Sundav, l l 1 -. VI it.m. THE P. and 0. steamer Sumatra, arrred at Glenelg at 4 a.ni.m. ; she was detailed at Grálle eleven days for the Australia's ¡mails. The Surat's passengers were detailed at Lisbon ten davs. The Sumatra left (Mle on the night of the 17th May, and hat, a fine passage. j Mr. Whalley and Dr. Kenealy havi come to an open rupture. - The latter had; been publicly denounced as a traitor to th* Tich borne Claimant. On the 13th April, at the Bells tlotel, Putney, arrangements were eompletedn the presence of a large number of sportir* men for a championship race, on the Tkmes, between. Sadlier, of London, and Ilward Trickett, of Australia ; tho stakes ee for ¿200 aside. Tho ti »TIC fixed for the roo is Jtine 26. Trickett has ordered á boat from Winship, of Newcastle. /, Something like alarm was producedwhen it was discoveredthat üéarly all the me;ibers of the Royal family were absent. f...

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THE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

. ~ \'Ä . 4. UTILIZE YOUR CORNSTALKS.-It ia more than probable that horse andcattleféed will bo scarce and dear 1 this hinter ; therefore, you should ViSÔ auytbing tbat ia avuilttble ; and cornstalks . will houser^ cattle '-wilt'not'eat "the stalks ' of corn «as they are thrown- to them as fodder, hut eat only the leaves and tops. An observing larmer wiii notice that often the stalks aretchewed and¿;.not. .eaton --this is' done by tho animal in order to obtain the juices contained therein:1 Many persons do not believe that a cornstalk contaras any nu- .| tiimentbut it does'; and; we have.-: proved ¿it. i There ard plenty of chaffcùtters made that will" cut the stalks ; so they can be utilized. In fact, there is no reason why anything should go to waste. Cut up the stalks and submit; them to ? proper treatment, and you will find tho benefit. The wasteful practice of burning the cornstalk is disgrace tul, and should be stopped: When the cob is talion off, stack the stalk as you would ...

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THE BAR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 June 1876

?«if,: THE BAR VE are'Sorry-to have to ifeeor&Tth'e'faei^ Clareneer the entrance to tine Eíchmond Uiver has during the late fresh silted np ' considerably, so that vessels drawing over 8feet of water are obliged to wait unlit-' Sature Irindly removes -the obstruction .for" tliekj as/ like Sterne's starling-they can't get out. Of course some people will say, that there is no help for this state of things, and that âîl we ha ve to do* is, to sut ile and beár it ; but as the present state ot; the bar, if long continued will prove very injurious to many industries in the district, and looking' at the loss of capital involved by the deten tion of the vessels now lying at Ballina, it is really quite time that some energetic steps were taken in the matter. Perhaps, by way of throwing a little new light upon the matter, some of the shipmasters now in port, could hold a meeting, and kindly suggest some way out of the difficulty, which we are afraid, as in the case of the Clarence Eiv...

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