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The Aovelist. MINNETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 3 February 1877
' V:."'.'?? ? MINNEÏTE.' ' : : \ And this poor young girl lived bri'thb fifth iloortioi! n ./Now .York tenement' house,' working; night and. day to barn enough to keep, soul ami body together, niid a roof to shelter lier. Her large grey eyes' looked wistful... and eager, out of a pale'frico and masses^ of .dark brown hair. Shpsepnied to lia ve hut ono friend in tho world,''ali old .opera singer, whoso singing days were long since ; past,:, wlio came oho' evening each week, and took tba with her. ' .-.-As she carried her work-to jihd frohitlio shop, shs caught, glimpses of the .'great world, and il fascinated, her.' Ohl'iCshp could ¡only bo. somebody-not a poor dull atoni,tlmt people's oyo spa'ssëd, byerjiísif she were spaco, but somebody, the very sight of whom' should make,tho beholder's.face .look glad ; ..somebody whose, very naiho should cause nil hearts, ! to/thrill with a -pleasant emotion,!. , Biit.it was'.ónly a far- away, ,impossilile. dream, fof|'with iieither .tima nor. m...
The Prophet's Standard. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 3 February 1877
; ; Thc Prophet*-} Standard. A MUSSULMAN paper, published in Madras, relates that the "Prophet's standard," .which was enshrined, amoug other relic« of the Founder of Islam, in Constantinople, has ! been dispatched to the scene of war in order j that ;the valour of Turkish troops may be I stimulated through their religious ; feelings. An English author, Mr. Thornton, . has published in his book on Turkey copious details regarding this sacred emblem which is called ;* Sunjuk-i-Shureef " by the Turks, who ascribe a mysterious efficacy to it, and hold it in highest veneration.- Non-Mussulmans are forbidden to gaze on it on pain of - death, and it was this threat which deterred Mr. .Thornton from casting his eyes on it when the standard was being paraded in the streets of Constantinople after it had witnessed a repulse of the Russians by the Turks during the Crimean War. When the Turkish army marches to war with the Sultan himself or his Vizier at the head, the sacred banner is displaye...
The Circus in Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 3 February 1877
Tn« Circos in Melbourne. THE opening of Messrs! Cooper and'Bailey's menagerie and circus, /which arrived1 ' fvöia Sydney a day or two ago^" waa celebrated on Thursday morning by a parado through the streets of ' Melbourne of the company..arid of tho anim&lB mchrded in-the-^meriagerie. "The announcement of the intention ^says> the 4 Argus ') had tho effect of drawing together a very large crowd along the route selected for tue procession. The ordinary traffic had to.bé :B^!¿íA^m,fe^r^_j^(l'Ú>é, streets fijr the flirty. The fpotwAje. were, thrpn¿^, añ3 every, position offering a good * view wai quickly., selected. The procession started from the circus, which ia situated oa the southern side of . Prince's Bridge, at the junction of the St. Kilda and Sandridge roads, about half-post 10 o'clock, and moved slowly over the bridge >uid down Swanston street. The proprietors, in a buggy aiid pair headed the procession, and wei« followed by the band, who, riding.on the lion's...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 3 February 1877
FOR SALB /V TEAM' of ELEVEN BULLOCKS, and. TRUCK, Bows; Tokes, and Chains, Com-*" plete.; lately belonging toJtor-BARRO'W. Apply Q> C. BRITT, Lismore. NOTICE,. 4:LL MARES runling with "BLANKET', rJrX. this last Season! , if not PAID FOR and REMOVED withar-ONB-WEBK from thia date, ?will bo oharged for at the rat« of J3a. ©d. per Week, each. \ -r - JAMES WEBSTER. South Lismore, 2nd February, 18 j7 Potatoes! Potatoes ! - BED. POTATOES/Tor SALE, ia Xota to snit Purohae«r»^at Ôa. per Cwt. Apply-'to - . - >*S^_' J. WEST, : FrnitHjÄ-, Woodlark Street. HOXTSB -WANTBD:'- \ XXT7ANTED , to RENT or LEASE, in .or. near. VV LISMORE, a "HOUSE' kai GROUND Suitable for a Family.. Address L.D.C., Office of thia Paper. -A. Gr B N T S . - THE, folio-wing:. Gesüemea . ara ...aotbprised to' reoeiv» BubiCTipüon» or -AdTsrtiAemouU on behalf ot this Journal:-. " '.'"" ~ " BAZXCÜ. .. .. Mr. W. Wigmbtv. '' CAsnro .. .. Hr. A. J. Bimptoo. Siaiiir Meecrs. Gordon «ad GMch. WeoMVUr .. Me«*». J. and A. Lasg....
Mr. H. L. Nelson, M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 3 February 1877
Mr. II; Ii. Nelson, IM.L.A. THIS gentleman was entertained at a dinner last evening, in" the Parliamentary. Refresh- ment-room, by a number of the ? members of tbe Legislature. - There -" werô- twenty-four gentlemen -present» Mr. Henry' - Parkes occupied the chair ; Mr. Richard Hill acting as vice-chairman. Tho guest. of the evening sat on the right hand of the -chairman, and the ; Hon. Saul Samuel, C. M. G., on the right of the vice-chairman. Tho chairman, after proposing the loyal toasts, and one to his Excellency .the Governor, proposed "The health of the guest, Mr. H. L. Nelson," of whom he spoke in high terms for his indepen- dence nnd his honest course of . action as a repïesentative of the people - during the five years he had been in the Assembly. The toast was received wdth enthusiastic cheers, and Mr. Nelson -responded ' in a'-feeling and eloquent address. Mr Samuel then proposed "The health of tho Chairman," and-expressed his regret that the hon. gentleman should have tho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
Working Bullooks, Truck, Etc. t^i. O- BRITT has received instructions from vJT. MR. c. DEAN to SoU by PUBLIC AUCTION, at his YARDS, Lismore, on SATUR' DAY, 17th FEBRUARY, »t 2 o'clock sharp, 12 Wortdng Bollocks, 1 Track, with Gear complete. . The Bullockt ar« io fcrat-olass condition, and good Workers. / Terms-Half ' cash, balance approved Bills at Three Months.. STSAJM: TO BAi^ijiyrA. * THE Steamer f LISMORE" wUl leave for , BALLIJ*A>-J>nWEDNESDAY Morning next, at 7 o'clock, j " . . - BT MACKENZIE. Liirqàb;*, Otb February, 1877. liismoro Albert Orioket Club. COMMITTEE MEETING, on SATURDAY; 10th FEBRUARY, at tho COMERCIAD SCHOOL, at 6 p.m. ?"-????}.. (By Order) -._ TO OSBORNE HARMAN, : _ . Honorary Secretary. . B1 O H. ' ©A, Ii E., r.V A i STRST-CLASS.DRAUGHT HORSE, W»* .*r*-~ ranted ; any TSi/^^ifm^A^\j to ' " .'Mount rieasaati'
The Last Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
Tito bast Cricket natch. WRITING upon the above, the " Echo' " says, -Much interest was felt in the issue of Tuesday's play, but the attendance had dwindled down very mttch, as the hopes of our men tiding over the - large scoro made in the Englishmen'^ firit innings became faiuter; nevertheless, it was determined, by" the Syduoyites, up-hill as the prospect waa, to retrieve their position. To prevent the Englishmen scoring a win in one inning« now appeared the .great ' aim of our; team, and some fine exhibitions of cricket' Were made on both aides. As the match ' was to close that day, every' effort was made to make matters assume a respectable appear ance, and the crowds centred round our newspaper offices anxiously waiting for the telegraphic scores' gave ample proof bf the deep-feeling still evinced for: the state of the match. When it become known that our first innings had terminated' with' the small score of 83, public opinion underwent a dismal change, and whatever chances ' ...
Latest Commercial. [BY TELEGRAM.] SYDNEY, Friday, February 9th. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
Latest Commercial. j (By TELEOIIAIÍ.] SYDNEY, Frîdfty, ^February 9th. MESSRS. H. PRIESTÏ-T ¿ Co. report that . maize was selling this d*y at 12s lld por . "bushel; hides, 3d^.per A.; pigs 6d lb.; ^wfbaeon;- "Od"lß'er"'lb ; butter, 15d per lb; v cheese 9d per lb ; potatoes, £6 per ton; -, ' bark, £6 per ton. Sydney, February 9th. MB. A. RETTIELT, reports: Timber ? trade dull ; Fine loga 7s 3d to *7s, pine flooring 13s 6d to 16s 6d ; Cedar good ? -quality in demand 14s-to 18s, inferior lots . unsaleable; Beech in demand 12s to 13s. 'Much of pine and cedar coming to hand, .inferior quality causing depression' in price.
Religious Memoranda. CHURCH OF ENGLAND SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
Religious Memoran diu . ?CHURCH OF ENGLAND SERVICES. - '. First Sunday in each Month-Casino, at ll a.m. .-.and 7.30 p.m. ; Lismore, at. ll a.m.-, and '7-30p.ni. ; Gundurimba, at 3 p.m. ' 'Second Sunday in each Month-Lismore, at ll a.m. .: Rosehill, at 3 p.m, j Ballina, at ll a.ms, and 3 p.m.; Pilot Station, at 7'30 .. . ;p.m. . - - '¡Third Sunday in each Month-Casino, at ll a.m.-; Tomki, at 3 p.m. ; Casino, at 7*30 ip.m. ; Woodburn, at ll a.m. ; Coraki, at 3 p.m. ; Wyrallah, at 7.30. ". Fourth Sunday in each Month-Lisraore, at ll a.m. ; Wilson's Ridge, at 2*30 p.m. ; Duck Creek, at 5 p.m. ; Ballina, at/ll «.m., - ,and 3 p.m. - Fifth Sunday-Tho Tweed and tho Stations. HENRY PORTER B, A.» F. R NEWTON, Assistant Curate. :
The Eastes Profess af Sugar Making. EXPERIMENT AT BEENLEIGH PLANTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
The Bastes Profess af Sugar - Slaking. ÈxrKRiMEtfî* AT BKXKLEIOR PLANTATION. THE aucceag which attended the trial of Mr. Eattes' process of clarification of cane-juice at Mr, Dart's mill, at Indooroopilly, caused considerable excitement in sugar-producing circles. Several planters who manufacture on tïio open-pan system invited Mr. Eastes to make experiments at their mills, and he decided to operate at Mesilra. Davy and Gooding's mill at Beenleigh, where the Bauer pan ia in use. A ntáínber of planters and others interested were* present through out the operation. The cane used was Ischimie, twelve months old, grown on scrub land. The juice as it came from the rollers stood-at Bi* Beaume, and when heated rose to and finally when heated to ovor 80* Fahrenheit reached 9J* and 10* density. As soon as the liquor was heated to about .j.l80*,'it was clarified, and then bronght to a ¿bjj^eípr a few ^njinjites, ' af ter which it was aUöweVct'tp aubsrds -fe* :B»s«»ly-, three-quarters on, and ...
The Great Events. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
The Créât Events. THE 'Olen Innes Guardian' says,-The Trial Handicap) of 200 so va., brought six horses to the flag. Victor started a firm favourite at level money. A good start tras effected. Passing the stand the first time round Maude had a slight lead, with Dock wood, Victor, and the rest in close attendance. In this form the company travelled until the first quarter-mile post in the last round was reached. Here Dockwood went up, and Victor also improved his position. This movement of the leading horses disclosed the actual state of things, and it became apparent that the race lay between Maude, Victor, and Dockwood. - At the back of the course Dockwood closed with the Kelpie filiy, and wrestled from her first place, and about the same time Victor also passed her. This change of places led the public. to believe that Dockwood was going to run away with the honours. But it was not so. After travelling in this form for a few jadndred yards Maude again got up steam, passed Victor, ...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (From the Australian Associated Press.) Syndey, Febraury 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
LATEST TELEGRAMS. ; -(From th* Australian Associated -Frets.) ' Sydney, February 5. Mr. Baker, t¡he member for tí»e Southern Oolol Fields, was sworn in as. Minister for landa to-day, ?/ Sydney, February >9. In the Assembly, last night,. Mr. Bobert '.Bon moved the second reading of the Elec toral Bill, and the debate was adjourned for a -fortnight. ' ."" ' . " The Customs Bill has passed through Com mittee, .;*. During the present session, the Govern ment intend introducing measures to deal with the Education question, and define the privileges of Parliament. No opposition is expected to the return of the new Minister for Lands. A serious explosion of gunpowder and fire works occurred at Blondie's performance on Tuesday night, by which two boys were dan gerously injured. Spark won Hobart Town Cup.- Weights issued for the Sydney Cup-Sunlight top, at 9 st 4 lbs. I Maize, 2s. 9d. to Ss.
BALLINA. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
BALLINA .? - ARRIVALS. - ?:? Ttebmary fi.-Alpha, schooner, from Sydney. FeTmutry' 7.-Dancing Wavo, Edith. Keep, and Rob Boy, schooners, from Sydney; Mngaret Jane, schooner, from the Clarence River. February 9. - Amphitrhe, Perseverance, Atlanta, OCCMI Brido, Lady Robinson, schooners, and steamer, Agnes Irring, from Sydney. February 9.-Agnos Irving, steamer, Cap tain Bracegirdle, from Sydney. Passengera Mrs. Brandon, Miss Brandon, Miss Smith, Miss Shean, Messrs. Strickland, McIntyre, Dará, McMahon, Sheen, C. Elliott, Jus. Hunt, Master Hunt, Solmon, Cornelius, McLean, . Bryant, - Rev. Mr. Bon thorne, and IO in the steerage. The Agnes Irving left 8ydney at 10 p.m., on the 7th instant, and Newcastle at 8 a.m., on tho 8th, crossed the Richmond bar At 3*30 p.m., on the 9th. Experienced variable winds mostly from the aonthward, with «rosa sea, and a few heavy showers of rain.
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
Cricket. ' A SCRATCH Match was played on the Lismore Cricket" ground, on Saturday afternoon lust, between the Wilson's Creek and Lismore Cricket Clubs, which resulted in a win for the former. The ground was very heavy after the late rains, and the want of practice . in the Lismore team was very apparent. . The following are the scores : LISMORE CLUB-First Innings. J. Bryant, b J. Howard... ..0 A. Wothorspoon, b J. 8hn«a ... ... 2 J. Byan, b J. Howard.0 W.Wothewpoon, st T. Simes ... ... 5 J. Jeraghty, c Howard. ... 4. J. Shea, run out. .... 4 C. McLennan, c T. Simes - ... ... 17 C. Gilbert, b J. Simes ... . ... ... 0 J. Taylor, b J. Simes . ... 1 J. Col oman, o J. Simes ... ... ... 0 K. Wothorspoon, not out ... ... 0 Sundries ... ... ... ... 3 Total ... ... ... ... 36 Second Innings. I . K. Wothorspoon, b J. Simes . 2 I J. Coleman, b J. Cusack.. ... 0 J. Ryan, b J. Cusack ... ... ... ll A wotherspoon, run out ... ... 3 J. Bryant, b J. Cusack ... ... .. 0 ' W. Wotherspoon, st T. Sim«!...
Woodburn. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] February 6th. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
* Woodburn. > [FROM OUR CORItESPOÎTDEîrr.J February 6th. , as «corer. I append the scores : BUCKENDOON CLUB-First Innings. H. William«, b G. Bailie. 1 D. McAndrews, h G. Ballio . 0 T>. Ballintvre, e Campbell. 3fi E. O'Neill", h H. French. 8 C. Melgaren, b McPherson. IO P. Malone, b McPherson . .... . 6 C. White, run out. 0 A. Munro, b McPherson. 0 P. McLaren, b McPherson. 3 K. McPherson, not out '. .'-.; 2 H. Bogers, run out. O Sundries. . . .. * . Total. ....... 70 Second Innings. P. McLaren, c D. McPherson .. .\- 4 C. White, b H. French . 3 D. McAndrew»¡ b H. French. 2 E. O'Neil, not out. ll 0. McLaren, not out. 1 Sundries. 1 Total for fi wickets. 22 Grand total. 92 YOUNO AUSTRALIAN CLUB-First Innings. P. Campbell, c C. McLaren .>. 2 H. Yabsley. b H. William« . 17 A. McPherson, b H. Williams-. 3 ». McPherson, b C. White. 0 G. Bailie, b H. Williams..... 0 M. Campbell, b C. White _".. 0 H. French, I.b.w.. 2 &lt;T. Cameron, not out . 6 D. Cameron, c McAndrews. 4 H. M...
Casino Police Court. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH, 1877. Before H. S. ELLICTT Esq., P.M., and J. GRIME, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
Casino Police Court. -J j MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH, 1877. Before H. 8. ELLIOTT Esq., P.M., »nd J. GRIKB, Esq., J.P. . .Tones v. Vesper.-This was a claim for wages under the Master and Servants Act, to recover £2 14s which complainant alleged defendant owed him - in the capacity, of groom, at the rate of 2s 6d per day. After hearing the evidence of complainant and dsfendant, an order waa made for full amount of wages. , Jones'v. Vesper.-This was a proceeding ' between same parties for an assault ; the bench fined defendant 5s, and costs. Mr. Allingham, for plaintiff; Mr. James, for defendant. ,
Chimps. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
Chimps. . .. Bv A " LITTJLB Binr>." ?> ; Yov needn't grumble at my again clumping; ns I huvn't troubled you for rome tune pust, but bless your little hearts I-have boon about, and perched on tho telegraph post in front of the . Stur' office, htivo watched you wiring in. My word, havn't you beou going in for meetings-ono ovéry week-and waking tho ochoa of the old Court-house, which sonio profano people call Kat's Castle, - ns full of whito nuts, and tho ghosts of do parted spirits, it totters to decay. My word you want a lot of things, arid you may get some of them by sticking to it ; but my ad vice» is,-first catch your Member. In this selfish «ge, in Government, as in other things, the value of a favor or grant is just what it will bring in the voting market,, and you ought to watcli tho Electoral Dill in all its Bingos,-that is, if it passes, which I rather doubt,-as it appears to be tho wish of uomo of tho Parliamentary veterans not to lot the Colony go ahead too fast. Don'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 February 1877
I Immens» Success of^he Variety -Troupe. " ? ' TO-NIGHT 1 TO-iNIj^pCT II S'A. T . Positively the Last* Sigh*. Last Appearance -of the A-TJSTRA-, ! "MAN ILLUSIONIST, .Mr. -TOM, PEARCE, and Misa j. ¿JKNNY - '.v.-.^:'>. PEARCE. . JST3JW TRICES. v"To conclude with ^vN«w vF.aroe, i ventitled, " The IMan that Follows ¡ :the' Ladies." ' .Characters by the j .. Company. . ^ . |