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Collision with an Iceburg. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
Collisionjfvlth an Iceburg. [ DISASTERS at sea by collision with iceburga are rarely chronicled, as the vessel either I founders through the collision, Of is enabled ; to get clear before the borg fairly overbears I thu ship. Such is surmised to liáVe been the case With most of the missing vessels Lound ; to Australia, and it is considered most likely that the Great Queensland has been lost in i that way. The following is a report of a ! marvellous escape of the American ship Grandee, which arrived from New York on Saturday, and had a very narrow escape from i being numbered with thé missing ships i through collision with an iceberg. As it is ! she has suffered considerably, being severely ! strained, had her jibboom carried away, her I figure-head broken, the cutwater smashed, j and the false stern torn out well down below i the water-line. The iceberg with which she ! collided, while going at a moderate speed, j nearly end on, was a vèry large one, towering I up as high as the top...
NEW SOUTH WALES BUSH MISSIONARY SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
NEW SOUTH WALES BUSH MISSION ARY SOCIETY. :' X>ivino Servico ia connection with the above will D. "V. ho held in the Temperance Hall, ? Lismore, on Sabbath evening next, March 11th at'7 p.m. A service for the Young in the afternoon at S pim. same place. Servico .at Alstonville, in tho morning at 10.30 ' a.m. All are respectfully invited to attend. H, C. ScABFE. Bush Missionary. I
SHIPPING NEWS. LISMORE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
SHIPPIKCf HEWS.' . .*j " ' -"? .' . ARRIVALS. ïlarch ô.-"Bnllinas., 300ton^, Captain Bed ?ford, from Sydney, via Newcastle, Port Moe , 'quarie, and the Macleay. Passengers-Mis« -Jones, Mm; Baker, Miss Priddle, Miss Upton, . Miss Boardman, Miss Burrell, Messrs. Yeaghe", Boardman, Flitt, and 14 in the steerage. Th. Ballina, left Sydney on February 27ih. Newcastle on the 2SUi, Port Macquarie on thc 1st March, Macleay on the 3rd, and arrived ot Ballina on "the 4th. Experienced a northerly gale to the" Macleay, thence to the Bichmond heavy southerly gale. ¿ DEPARTURES. March 7.-Ballina, a., Captain Bedford, for Sydney. ¡March 8.-Bertha, schooner, with 40,000 feet ;of .pine, for Sydney.
BALLINA. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
" BALLINA". ARRIVALS. March 3.'-Schoolboy, schooner, for Sydney. March 5.-Ballina, a., Wallace and Bruce, 'Ocean Bride, Resolute, Dancing Wavo, Mar garet, schooners from Sydney, and Alpha, from Newcastle. ?March 7.-Francia Hixon, steam-tug, from ; Sydney. March 8.-Neptune, s&lt;jhooner, from Sydney. March 9. - Saucy Jack, schooner, from .Sydney. DEPARTURES. TMarch 9.-Ballina, a., Captain Bedford, for Sydney.
The Coolah Bank Robbery. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
Thc Coolah Buk Bobbery. OA* Friday evening, the ICth instant, the newly-established biuneh of the Commercial Bank of Sydney at Coolah was robbed by three armed men with their faces masked. The robbery (says the ' Mudgee Independent') was evidently carefully planned, as the methodical manner in which the details were were carried out showed that the leader was not an inexperienced hand. Having obtained admission in the bank under a business pretence, they forced the manager (Mr. Bushby) into a room, and, in the orthodox manner, each presented a revolver at his head and demanded the key of the safe. Mr. Bushby denied having it, but a click of the Colts forced him to tell where it was planted. Having been . obtained he was carefully guarded, and sternly ordered to be silent, and two of the threo men then proceeded to .' gut " the safe, out of which they obtained £200 in gold, over £700 in notes; and about £70 in silver, it is feared their numbers were unknown. They also took a revolver...
HIS NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
"¡. '??:?&lt; '?? HIS NEWS.; .. 1 >:i '..' There 'Svère 'p'erhapk forty lrien in the' lower' corridors of . tho City Hall-at one 'o'clock1'yesterday - afternoon, -each'! one "asking for " the latest," when «U of a sud den an individual came rushing in, hurried1 ialoh'g tho 'corridor, 'when ! sûmè' ono yelled 'put';- >. !"»','.". ;&lt;?." &lt;...? " .> -ti &lt;&lt;-, ; '"' "'Anything new?'' ; ' ' -, ?;..?'??" :! '' " Yes'!",'he gasped,' trying to get ] up 'stairs.'' 1 '.'?'1 "&lt;'.&lt;? . -i! f . ..'."Hold'on ! Don't lethim gol-' Give uir 'tho héwsiu,yelled:tlie!'crowd..].' ¡i':" .. "*' " I'm-I'm iii a hurry I" he replied; try I ing ngnin.to move on. .>???. . ;'!'!>.-'&lt; » .! ! J.' I'^ Eead thnt.papér 1" : they -howled, and' 'lie^found'he must do it' Stnnding'on tho '. Btairà ' lió unfolded the pnper and' road ? in' a loud voice ':''. ."'''/? '.'.'' . ' l :: ' ? .'? Töä'Collins'' complains that a''d...
WEDNESDAY, 7TH MARCH Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M.; J. STOCKS, and A. M. GIRARD, Esqs. J.P.'s. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
WEDNESDAY, 7TH MARCH Before H. S. ELLIOTT, .Esq., P.M. j J. STOCKS, and A. M. GIRARD, Esqs. J.P.'s. Frank Burke was brought up charged with, an attempt to ravish. Elizabeth Jane McCullock being sworn deposed-That she resides in Lismore, and is the wife of James McCullock ; remembers the 3rd of this month, saw the defendant on the afternoon of that day at Dean's hotel; he caine into the kitchen several times ; my husband went into the room where defendant was to buy a pail; of earrings of him ; it was ?? about ll o'clock in the evening; he was selling jewellry at the time ; saw the defen dant after ll o'clock when I went into the room for the purpose of buying the earrings ; there were four other persons present at the time; the defendant had some jewellry displayed on the table j I bought the'earrings and came back and showed thom to my husband,.who was angry with me - for .buying them, and we had some words' somëytime after I had occasion to go into thë/closët;' I. was only there a...
Lismore Police Court. TUESDAY, 6TH MARCH, 1877. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
Lismore Police. Conrt. \ -&lt;4HESDAT, OXH MAEOH, 1877. Before H. 8. ELLIOTT, Esq./'p.li. ?»Mr. E. W. Allingham appeared for the defence. Frank McCullock was brought up charged with an assault with intent to rob. John Hansch.au, being sworn, deposed That he was a mounted constable of tho New South Wales police force, at present stationed at Lismore; between ll and 12 o'clock on tho third instant lie was called out of his bed by a mun who gave his name as Burke, and in consequence of what he told me, I weut to Dean's public-house ; at the back of the house, in the kitchen, I saw" the defondant ; when I saw him he was in the act of leaving the room; he hurried through the door, but was prevented by Burke from slamming the door after him ; Burke then said that he would give McCul lock in charge for au assault with attempt to rob ; defendant then said, " why did ha (Burke) hit me first ?" I then arrested the defondant and brought him to the lockup ; when I arrested the defondant...
The Late Bullen Bullen. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
The Late Bullen Bullen. BY X " LITTLE Bnu>." A MOREEP.PONDENT .having written to tis nalrVng for some particulars as to the causes of" the late Bullen Bullen, not being present at the time of the occurrence, we have asked our mutual friend for some particulars who sends us the following rhyme thereon By the Clarence waters wandered oft the lovely > dark-eyed Moonetta Catching fish, and making boskets, that is when her friends would let hor. Daughter of a noblo sire, oft she bogged the streets for bread. Carrying it home to her parents, who at times were not well fed. AU their land was taken from thom by tho white-faced strangers who Settled on the land in thousands, and drove ofl tho kanguroo, Taught the blacks to drink and swear, taught them much worse crimes than those. Giving in return a shoddy blanket, once a year, in lieu of clothes. AU their laud being taken from them, all their food being driven off, j While evon Christian mon and mothers daily made their wants a scoff,...
Miscellany. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
How BOTS' MARBLES ABE MADE.-Almost all the " marbles" with which boya every where amuse themselves,- in Benson and out of season, on sidewalks and in sandy spots, are made at Oberstein, Germany. There are large agate quarries and mills in that neighbourhood, and the refuse is turned to good account in providing the small stone balls for experts tb " knuckle" with. Tho stone is broken into small cubes by blows of a light hammer. Those small blocks of stone aro thrown by the"shovelful, into the hopper of 'a'small mill, formed of a bed stone, having its surface grooved with con centric furrows. Above this is.the^riinner, which is of some hard wood, haying à level face on its lower surface. Thé upper block ia made tb revolve rapidly, water being de livered upon the grooves ,'of the .bodstono, where tho marbles are being rounded. It takes about fifteen.minute's. .tb finish a half bushel of good " marbles," all ready for the boys' knuckles. Ono mill will turn IGO.OOO marbl«B per week. , T...
Wardell Petition. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
Wardell Petition. j THE following petition now circulating for signature, has been handed to us for publi cation To the Honorable the Postmaster-General, Sydney. The Petition of the undersigned Residents' * ' of tho Township of Wardell, Richmond River,-in the Colony of New South Wales, Humbly shewetb, That great inconvenience, delay, and trouble is experienced by your petitioners and others who transact business with War ?" dell in consequence of the want of Telegra phic communication with that Township. That tho nearest Stations to Wardell,' are, Ballina, a distance of ten miles, and Lis more, a distance of twenty-four miles. ? That there are in the Township of War ? : doll, two large Sawmills, three Stores, two' Hotels, one Blacksmith's and one Wheel-' right's Shop, a Publio School, Post Offico, &o., and outside of tho Township, a large and' -inorensing population, consisting of 'Sugar Planters, Farmers; Timber-getters, and Graziers. * That'Wardell is one of the principal ...
Lismore Small Debts Court. WEDNESDAY, 7TH MARCH. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M.; and J. STOCKS, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
! Lismore Small Debts Court. I _ WEDNESDAY, 7TH MARCH. Before H. S. ELLIOTT, Esq., P.M. ; and J. STOCKS, Esq., J.P. j J ames Webber v. Maurice Brosnahan Claim ,£10, for goods delivered. I After taking some evidence in this case, j on the application of the defendant, the case ? was adjourned until the next Court AIv. Allingham appeared for the plaintiff. Frederick Schroder v. Thomas Armstrong -Claim ¿£10 for goods, case adjourned until next Court, on payment of defendant's ¡ expensoä, 5s. i Hector McKenzie v. Henry Wooley ! Claim £3 9s.- for goods delivered ; verdict ; for amount. 1 William Robb v. Samuel McClements Claim for value of a dishonored cheque £3 . 9s. 9d. This case arose out of the lost cheque ' in the case of the Postmaster General v. I. ! M. Hyam, of which cheque, a duplicate had been paid by the defendant. After taking rather voluminous evidence ia the case, the Bench gave a verdict for the plaintiff for the amount, and costs 14s ; but on the application of Mr. Alling...
WOMEN CANT UNDERSTAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
Yesterday morning when a Detroiter found himself alone with an old woman in a Baker Street car a feeling of loneliness came over him, and to shake it off he re marked : ."Well, the political crisis will soon be over." ' . " Eh ? Speak to mc ?" she . Teplied. " What' did you about crisis?" " The political crisis will soon be over." . i« Which one ?" " Wliy, the election-it will soon be over." . ' ' " It will, eh? They think it's1 best to' have it over, do they ?" , ' " I see you are not a politician," he ob served. . " Nb ; I ' don't; think I. am, though of course it may nm in the family. Would you think I was, to look at me ?" Her innocence touched his heart, but he went on : " What do you think bf the situation ?" " I only got it Monday morning, and of course I don't know 'em yet as I' will by and1 by. ; They seem like a nice family though, and the wages is fair." : " "?"'. Of course there was no more to be said. '
DEATH OF A CENTENARIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
DEATH OF A CENTICNAHIAX. ! Tho Pull Mali Gazette says : There' has just died in Paris an aged lady, commonly known as Sistor Magdalene, andiormorly 1 an Uisuline nun, .who seems to have had some right to the designation of ¿ente - narinn. ?. She claimed (and she claim was umyérsally' allowed by her friends and acquaintances) to have been born in Cor sica, on' the loth of August, 1769,' a cir cumstance ".' which induced her to speak affectionately of Napoleon I. as her " twin brother." i Tho truth is, however, a great deal of doubt exists na to the day oh which the future Emperor first entered the world he was destined to. trouble. Some writers give tho 7th of January, 17ß8, others the 5th of February, 1768, . while it -is fre quently asserted that Bonaparte gave 17(39, as his birth-year,''in order that he might claim to have been born a Frenchman; Cor sica having only been annexed to France in May; 1769. For the same reason he might have preferred to date the firtstday of his existe...
A NERVOUS ACTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
.A' KKK VOUS .ÁQXBESSÍ' I! --Lafeiriero, says-a-JTxcneli-journal, has been playing Th© Poor Idiot in the pro-', vinces. ;?', At one sniall townitbo "stock com-( piny] was' very nervous about'playing with tho great star, especially a* hapless woman, who was cast for the motlier, and with' whoin.Laferriere hasthecrack scene of the1 piece. . ,lt is in thc fifth act, at the.momont, tliát tho idiot begins' fd.' recognise and' distinguish the peröoris tliatBiirround'liini';, . then slid rushes to ; him.an'd'folding him' in arms, shnoks : ? '".,'' '', , ;: .'. ::" ',' ".My son, I ani your motlier I" ''" 'At every rehearsal'triferriere encouraged her. ".'" Don't be nervous," lie, Would'say,; j "keep'cool. AU you have1 to do- is td cry, ; 'My son','I nm your iiidthcr,' and 'enibrnce, me." .';"_"' ' ' .", ', ' 1','." ': : ..' '' '."O yes;bul, M Lnfcrriere'j'I nhi sofrightr. cried to .piny , with ydu." " 'r. " ' 1,.¡ AU went well through tho; first four ncts,, arid in thc wait.before tli'q'fil...
A CIGAR SCIENTIFICALLY DISSECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
A C IG Alt SCIENTIFICALLY , ' . DISSECTED. , A, polite visitor, who, during his inter view with us, hod rendered ourBnncturii' ! redolent" with the fumes of a fragrant Havana, has just left a cigar on our table with the.'laughing request that we smoke it. : Despite the fact that it is an ex ceptionally fine cigar, we are unable to gratify our friend's desire, seeing that we don't smoke ; but the thought occurs that we can show our appreciation of the gift by applying the light, not of a' match but of science, to it; and thus giving our friend and Iiis brother smokers something to pon der over next time " tho blue np-curliug smoke" leads them to reverie. . 1 To the world in general a cigar is morely a tightly rolled packet having brittle frag ments of dry leaves within, and a smooth BÜky leaf for its outer wrapper. , When it is. burnt, and the pleasantly flavored smoke inhaledj the habitual smoker claims for it a soothing luxury that quiets thc irritable, nervous organism, relieves w...
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS AKEIVE SYDNEY January 5, February 2, March 1, March SO, April 26, May 24, Jane 21, July 19, August 16, September 13, October ll, November 8, Deoein bcr 7. IJEAVE SYDNEY January 29, Februarv 25, March 25, April 18, May 16, June 13, July ll, August 8, September 5, October 7, November 4, December 2, Decem ber 30.
Poetry. SHADOW HAUNTED. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
. ... .' "SHÁ'DQW, HAUNTED. ; Ah I, haunted for ever. : When daylight ia , :', ?. .waning,. ' ? . M . And, grey, shadows lengthen o'er wood land and len. There gleams in my sight a red stream r,thjit is staining . . The green mossy roots of a hollow beech tree. , Again I hear yoioes so, soft and so tender. Again see the form of one dearest to me. Struck down by the baud which had vowed _I^MandJutr«_~-. Death-white 'neath the shade of our own trystiog-treo. , ; ., 0 cowàçd,and foö}|'t .O false heart that dis "aéuiblèd ! . Unarmed, I"~Btood patiently as* they ,¡,,. .......;paes&lt;id;byii.!'T;i/ :.. '. ,v ' ¡¡ .While any -.jealous heart leaped and : eager . .. hand trembled; i -ni ¡ .. I framed:thu base plot how my darling, should -die. &lt; ??. ?-&lt;. 1 appointed ia meeting-sbe,caroe¡on the morrow ¡. '., , , . , . My'rage wciuld not listen-I struck the ' .mad blow j. ; . . That moment my heart changed from anger , tO 801TOW, , . j I knelt by her, staunching t...
The Coonabarabran Outrage. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 10 March 1877
Tba Coonabarabran, Outrage. WE have received from our correspondent at Coonabarabran (says the * Mudgee Indepen ident) the following particulars of one of the most fiendish outrages that has ever been recorded in a newspaper. The full details are not yet to hand. The particulars sent to ¿us are as follows : Mary Ann McGregor, an intelligent, pleasing girl, .of twelve years old, had been on a visit to a neighbour's, and was returning home, when she met a person near iUlamam bai, nine miles from Coonabarabran, who outraged her person, and .then murdered 'her and, as a climax, robbed her of a few articles of jewellery. Not returning home on Sunday evening, her parents became anxious, and having sent to her friend's she had visited, and found that she had left there on Sunday evening, they became seized with the fear of her safety, and all the night though a diligent search was made, but without avail. Early on Monday morning the body of the deceased was found, horribly bruised, one of ...