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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 February 1877
X> IK, E C T O It Y INDEPENDENT..'. ORDER OF GOOD ;TEM PLAR3-" Hope to Save Lodge, -No. ' 28," Lismore.-Meet« alternate Mondays' at ' Tem perance Hall. W.L.D. : L. G. Snow ; W.C.T. :' . George Davis ; W.S. : F. C. Currey. WYRALLAH SCHOOL OF ARTS.-Officers-? President: John Keep, Esq., Sydney ;-. Vic'e Sresident: Mr. Thomas Brandon; -Treasurer, Ir. W. "Argúo;"Librarian: Mr.'WV Steven;' Secretary : Mr. W. Dixon. Night of Meeting ; Thursday; Place: "Schobl of Ans. WYRALLAH MUSICAL SOCIETY.-Officers Chairman.: James Bcckenridge, Esq. ; Com mittee: Mesura. H. McKenzie, W- ' Argue, D.. McPherson, J. Burley,. J.R. Stocks; Honoraiy Secretary'-and Treasurer: Mr. W. Wi Dixon; Organist for the Choir: Mr. J. R. Stocks;. Leader of Choir : Mr. W. W. Dixon. Meeting nights for Practice: Saturday, 7-30 to 9 p.m., at the School of Arts Building. CASINO' SCHOOL OF ARTS.-Offi -crs-Pres dcEt: W. C. Bundock; Esa. Vice-presidents : Messrs. J. Grime.aiKKR'. Barling ;.Secretary .P . Mr. BT, L". James; Tr...
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 February 1877
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS-^ . ARRIVE SYDNEY- V".??.' January 6, February.2, 'March 1, March 30, April 26, May 24, Jane 21, July 19, August 16, September 13, October ll, November 8,!î>eceni be?7. ', .. '-~i:. ;"/; ' . , . V V? =SVDNEY-r-i . ' . . . January 29, Fébruarv 25', March 25, April 18, May IG, Juno 13, July ll, August 8, September 5, October 7, November 4, December 2, Decem ber 30. . . ,
A Remedy for Small-Pox and Fever. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 February 1877
A Remedy for Small-Póx and " Fever.' .A WRITER' -to a home pap«, the * Wakefield Express,' says ;-" Sir,-You kindly 0 allowed me space some -weeks ago, to "bring before the public a remedy for Simall-pox-that : remedy being cream of tartar-and, as tho disease still jingera among us, I wish again to press upon all who are attacked with the symptoms or who may be suffering from the complaint, td give it a fair trial, assuring them that since my last letter I have seen its beneficial effect .in many instances, some of which were very bad cases. In fact, I have never known it to fail, and such is my confidence in jts efficacy, that I. fearlessly say no one. nee5. have , the small-pox if they wül but take it in'time/and, . there is always plenty of time '. given. There' 4s' fever two or three days before tho pox make their .appearance. Now two or three doses rwill quench this fever, and consequently if taken in time, will stay the progress of the disease. I. could give many cases where p...
Who is Sculling Champion? [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 February 1877
; Who .is. ScalUiig Champion^? w . THB-fpÜowin^ of December 2, respectingthe uculling.champion ahip :.- ?.-!»:..&lt;-.-.:.V k '.....;.'.. :] '. " Verily, it sèèmethas if>-'th'b'twq valiant defenders of 'the"?Thames' and Tyne were cramming for the School- Board, 'so ' prolific have ? 'they » 'become of'* late ' in ' challenges. jWordy warris i.chéap> stutf, and when two men;wish to meet it is useless, if they are in earnest, to waste tune .over letters ; the ¡wiater, howevorylis'a'/ídullíone/; and it may kerve to _ keeg^ the-men-before the public, bu?: champions' should not Estick-' over-:trifie0 jVVhat matter it, if the m'en yûh/^t»'séër^h'o" is;the bjes.t:man, whether ¿they ,l.ie^?iina^[ës7. ph Thaine's or Tyne V -Higgins,.'who sticks to : the Thames, and hos some weight of. popular : feeling with bini, urgesia':. strohg\,câsè, ; for it' has for many years,1 one' might" say .always,, been considered the proper river for champion matches. However,'a new feature has bee...
A Diminished Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 February 1877
: A Diminished Rainfall. THE^question,:-",Àre : wo,. Drying Up ?" is discussed by Erpfessor J. D. Whitney .in /the^ ' American ...^Naturalist ';, .forj^V^^tcndj'er, without, the : usual,- anathemas against; thW * lumber . traäe... ."Those . who .'. have witnessed the ravages'of .forest fires on/the hill-aitlcs of New England and elsewhere doubt, .the, comprehensiyeues of Writers who-, ascribe much importance"1 tp^the^BlowKVmo^^iiii^ifiX the axe. vOûn§\^ spent.iii/-i^^ tiifcij6^:f.á^^ down of '^.ipT^ càtm-c suppose that many of tho 'fires-'io Espontaneo The. chief responsi bility for them is frequently ascribed to the locomotive ; but thc hunter, the camper out, sud the smoker haye doubtless much to answer for. However this may bo, thc popular notion, that such wholesale destruc tion affects the .quantity pf rainfall Professor. Whitney regards as very much, at, variance With tho . results of European.. investigation. Undue weight has been attached to . recent, meteorological statisti...
CLARENCE RIVER MAILS. ARRIVE [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 February 1877
CI^RENCE" RIVER, .MAILS. ' . -'Clarence ' River Heada-^Mo'nday and Thuw-^ day, 6 a.m. ; , , ,-.. ..i-f-> ' vV"^ : Duki^MonteyV . ;^oodmññ~M0nday/ and'leäve for' Lismore oh Tuésiiày " arid Fn day, 5'*S0~à:inr°; ..»"V"J'., 'j,'.!*'r'i| ' r. Wyrjd^^T^ewfoy" arid^Friday^S -SO, a, m. // Gunduriinba^^OTday and Friday,, 10 "16 %. ft«, Liamore-T-Tne»day and Friday,¡ ll. a m.. ? ' ::'!'.''ÖBr**T-^ ; J',''.rT i"í liemoie-^^esday and &turday, l p.ra.,,r Gundurómba^-TÚosday and Saturday, ^p.m. Wyrallah-t-Trtesday and. 8aturday,:3-30rp.nv Woodburn-Tuesday sod Saturday,'-T g.'ttl., and leave for CUvreBco^HeaiU ¿¿.ott Wodnêaday aaâ Sundayi.at 6-»;ia..---:...c.-J'/i .IC J* : Iluka-*-Wednesday and Sttnd**1^4ptm.v:?«-1 " CIarehoe: Heads~WednbeóUy Tad >Baturdây,' Sp.Ul. ; ? ' -.Cí'¿'-~: ae/i-.'-T. "' -'"" JÎ M." HÍYÍM; Postmaster.
Sun. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
A. LOOK that burglars can not pick-? Wedlook. WHY aro troubles liko babies P-Bouauso they get bigger by nuraing. A POFDLAR WRITER, speaking of tho ocean telegraph, wonders whether tho news transmitted through the salt-water will ho fresh. " No man can do any thing against his will," said a metaphysician. "Faith," said Pat, " I had a brother who went to prison against his will; faith, he did." HE was a tramp. " Of what uso is the casket when the jewel is gone?" hereinarked, as he quaffed tho contents of a half-pint flask, . and then shied the veS3ol nt a cat. AN extra-sontimontal Nevada youth killed himself, leaving this ns a reason : "My Annio is doad, and I must bo with her, lest some rival angel should win her affection." ' " It's a'proof of the singular operation of tho human mind," says a mental philo- sopher, " that when two mon accidentally exchange hats, tho one who gets the worst tilo is always tho first to discover tho mistake." AN ODD MAI» suggests that when men break thei...
TIME TABLE. OF MAIL STEAMERS VIA SAN FRANCISCOARRIVE SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
I TIMB.VTA'B'LB: j OF MAH. 8TEAMEBa'yii.;-SAN FKAKGÎ8Q0. i AREIVB' SYDNEY. January 3, January 31, February 29, Marah 28, April 26, May 23, Jun« 20, Jul/ 18, August 25, September 12, Ootobor 10, Novombsr 7, December 6. LEA vs SYDNEY January 12, February 9, March 9, April 6, May 4, June, 1, June 20, July 27, August 24, September 21, October 19, November 16, De- cember 14.
1877. TIME TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS AT POST OFFICE, LISMORE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
1877. TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF . MAILS AT POST OFFICE, LISMORE. ARRIVALS FROM Iluka-TUESDAY and FRIDAY, ll o.m. DEPARTURES FOR Alstonville . and Ballina - SATURDAY, " 10-30 a.m. . .. Casino-MONDAY and WEDNESDAY, 2 p.m. Kynumboon-FRIDAY, 1 p.m. . Wyrallah, Woodburn, Gundurimba, and I Iluka-TUESDAY «nd SATURDAY, 1 p.m.
DRESSED FOR THE BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
' '' DKÉSSÉD'FOR' THE BALLI1 ' i J , : If you, send ! out, invitations, for a .fancy > dress ball, don't ask a lunatic/; at least that is the advice .Lady-^-would. giyb yon. . Her.ball.waa.a.'great success^ but it wns by itlie merest. chance, til at'., there ¡was net, an .awful contretemps. ¡ .TIíó guÍBsts where ar- riving in shoals-clo wh8,vn.arlequih's. cour- tiers of every period," Hamlets) .kingB, queonB, Julieta, fiower girls,, and red' In . dinna, were all, more or loss,; jostling each other in the crowd, whoo a fine, tall, hand- some man, clothed from head-,tb /foot in an Ulster,, and considerably muffled up,, walked' into tho entrance, hall. One.' of ¡ the man servants, at once shpwod him into a gentleman's r oom and proceeded to assist him/in taking off ,his greatcoat, . but what was, his horror to find that--wei!, that tho mysterious .visitor had very little, clothing on. I prefer to put it in tiiatVway, "Good ; gracious, sir 1", said the astonished servant; "button up ...
Latest Commercial. BY TELEGRAM SYDNEY, Friday, February 23rd. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
; - ; Latest Commercial. - v . . [_BY TBLEORAM.] I '. SYDNEY, Friday, February 23rd.' ME86B8. H. PRIESTLY & Co. . repprt thati maize was1-Bolling this day; at Í3s lOd per bushel; '"hides, Sd per lb.-; pips"6d ,lb.:; ?- bacon, -9d per lb ; butter, 18d per lb! chee80 7d-per lb ; potatoes, £6 por ton ;~ " bark, £6 por ton.
HOW IT IS DONE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
i,.. ' HOW,IT IS DONK. f ' I . No^; that tljo'American team has como1 out,victorious in'.tlié "grand international, riflo. contest, it. may bo interesting to per- sons uriacqu'aihtcd with tho, modus ope^ randi, of; rifle practico to know Kow it is conducted. ' Thé following from tho Now York .Times is sufficiently explanatory : In tho first place tho target is composed of four chilled iron slabs,'six feet long by titree feet wide j erected vertically and pre- senting a, smooth surface twelve feet long by six feet in' width. Upon this surface is painted a round .''hull's pye," which ÍB three feet in, diameter ; a "a centre" line en- circling tlio". bull's eye," which' is fifty, four inches in diameter, and two'' perpen-, dicular lines, on either side of the' ¿élitro linoj- thrëo foot from .the .Outer edge of tho. target. The/bull's pye counts fivb,, tho centre four, the space between thé centre and bater lino, which is called tho "inner," three, and the space outside tho perpbn-. dic...
The Hero of Minnesota. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
The Hero of Minnesota. THERE is no tragedy of Shakespeare sp grand and complete,- so " satisfying1 in'.its dramatic unity, as one which .'has now been acted, on the stage of real life in Minnesota. Now that the drama is finished by the death or capture of its villains, we must, for the -honour of the - State, repeat the' familiar outlines of the story ! " As everybody knows the cashier of the North ' field, Minn.; bank, - who was also the treasurer of Carleton College, waa a -month'ago-' attacked in his bank by a band Of highway robbers "and told that he must instantly " open his. safe bf ' 'die. ' Tins' is not ' the first tune that cashiers'have, been so caught and threatened. They have,, al ways yielded preferring life to honour, -rJEîuÉ the Notthfield cashier wai a hero and not a «eward. It took him no time to refuse. He could die, but he could not be compelled by threats to Become Öiö~aodampliee of robbers, ' and they znurdùrod him. His trust he kept. The savings of widows and o...
Miscellany. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
, A. MA.TEai AUïEi> HOLE.-Take a shoot o stiff writiug paper and fold it into a tube an inch'in diameter. Apply it to tho right eye.' and look steadfastly through it, focussing tbe eye oh àny' oonveniont obieot; keep the lëffcëye open: Now place the left hand, held palm upward, edgeways' against the side of the paper tu bn, and about an -inoli or two above its lower end: ' The astonishing effect will be produced of a hole, apparently, of tho size of thu oross section of tho tube, made through,thu left hand. Thia is .the hole in which wo propose to materialize, another and smaller, hale. ' .As we need a genuine aper- ture, and it would bo inconvenient to; m ak o ono in tho loft hand, lot a sheet of ¿white paper ,be substituted therefor and similarly hold. , Juit.at the part bf tho paper where the hole, equalling in diameter tho orifico of tho tube appears' m aka an opening J inch in diameter/ Now stare intently into the tube j and the Bccond hold, defined by its difference of illu...
[?] [?] Court of Requests. [?]noo as so [?] FRIDAY [?] FEBRUARY. Before H. [?] P.M., and W. GOLIAN, Esq. [?] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
woo ts ? ad oí ' ¡Jvsl'jiiCiU'ii..5 ¿tito»,, Before rr.'9î-^t^I0Ta^T^ii*>M«/ji.a^d - A. Hawker's Liceuso waá ^r^t«b\tô^Hîoj,;, Garlill,;iCoraki ; and a SlaughièHiijjii'i^OTBU ; to John ¡Lang, Woodburn,'and John TïàmS^ff: Broadwater. .&lt; ... . . *' "- W-iUiam^Norman v.. Jas. Webster-This was" acclaim for;.-board , and; .residence, but -plaintiff sfailed to--prove .bis case.- Verdict for'' defendant, * with, coats/, and travelling expenses. -. ? ~ -.. . John Barry- v. Hugh . Livingstone--Claim for goods sold 'and delivered-.;- no: appearance of'-defendant. Verdict-for plaintiff. ?
Bumoun. HOW HE ROUNDED THE LAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
. now HE BOÜNDED; THE ;LÁKE. .Ho wasva trump, bound 'Chicagoward, and as ho boarded the couplers at the rear' of an incoming engine,;just acrÓBB the line' in Indiana, ono.'-récent dark and chilly night, he liad faith' to believe that he had: a V soft tiring" of it for a cheap ride. ' But the conductor, with his eagle eye arid rail- way lantern, soon espied tho moneyless ' passenger' on his . unoushioned arid com- fortless seat: 'Did lie Order him'oft: ? i No, he lind a deepèr plôt.' 'He lot him remain,' ' whileori'arid ori'went the train, froiri sta-' tion to station, until/it"reached a great 'tank, whore tho' engines stop ? to " water rip:"'"'- ,;; ? , : '.'?? ? ?."?"'' ''." " Now for 'him,": grinned tho heartless .conductor, as lie;passed to tho front. ? '.".Now for him';"''he maliciously con- tinued, ' as he grasped ' ' the water-trough .froirithe firoman'shands and directed it over 'the back end', of 'thé enginç; ,; ;?.'?? > . " Now for him;" he fiendishly grunted, as he hear...
CALICOES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 24 February 1877
. CALICOES. 1 V; Tho most popular and. boBt soiling. artjclo: now on tho dry goods msrcket, phys tho" ' Boston Post, is what used tb ho called cpl ...ic'oes hut now. bettor known as American; ¡i¿'Tht&''';'/rj^ jTâùnpgVth°,"lftst,iéw 'yonrslhii tlio texture, ??? stylé arid coloring bf these'gooda are'due' : to tho enterprise and' iii sornb measure'to the business compotiton bf leading, máñu-: " faoturers' who have brpuglit to' .boár\bpon' them overy applianco which tlio. progress ' of art and scienco, has placad within their roach. The. beat designers'io* the bldaSi.;weU a tho hew world have been aotigt 'ont an' constantly emhlo.Ceii ih..producing-ne\ .and tastusful effects. The f. most skill fu dyers snd printers have .also been pressei into thaservico ; while the substitution o analine and* alizarine colors for the ol' madder prcess of dyeing has given a va riety of delicate shades atula perfectioi arid finish to tho work never heforö"'ät tained. At the samo time the cost o...