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A LADY'S DEATH. AT A HUNT BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
A LADY'S DEATH. AT A HUNT BALL. Miss Helen Henrietta Campbell (re- 1 ported the 'Express' of 27th October), the eldest daughter of Sir Archibald Ava Campbell, Bart., of Gibbiston, Carnbee, Fife, dropped dead at the Fife Hunt Ball yesterday morning. The ball, which is regarded as the great social function of the autunm in Fife, and marks the beginning o£ the hunting season, began at Cupar on Thursday night. Miss Campbell and her sister were among the earliest to reach the ball-room, which was crowded with members of the Fife Hunt and their friends from all parts of tho country. Towards three o'clock yesterday morning Miss Campbell was taken ill, but -recovered in a few minutes, and was nbie to return to the ball-room, and join again in the dancing. The first meet of the year was to take place that morning, and the dancers were prepared to remain until a late hour. Day had dawned when the last waltz began. The first bars of the music had hardly been played when Miss Campbell fainted, ...
THE KITCHEN GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
THE KTTCITEN C ARDENT. Tho weather last week was ve?y severe on growing vegetables, and they will require Almost constant at tention. Their cultivatioa in the northern' areas is now almost im possible, ' and in the cooler districts it will lie necessary to keep the sur face soil well stir rod and watered. Tomato, cucumber, and melon plants 1.1 v.„ r, Tf it can lie avoided this work had better not'l o done during the day, as the plants are liable to bo seriously blistered through it. Where tlie con ditions are favorable suecessional sowings and plantinvs of all summer vegetables may still be made. It is rather late to do anything further with peas, but French beans may still lie put in with every prospect of success. They should be mulched with go''d, strong manure, and when growtl ccomes active keep them moving with liberal supplies of water. The stumps of the cal.biges and cauliflowers should l:e dug out as soon as the veget allies are cut, and the ground should be prepared for ano...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
Sales, nHHUnn^ MullmnbLmby. H^HHB^HBoay, ^ 9th January. mKr Jas- Parrish JBBy ill offer, on account of various owners Hf About £00 Head^Iixed * Cattle. ?10 Springers, some nicely forward 10 Cows, in full uiilk 60 Head young stock, 6 to 18 months ? 15 Head Steers, about 12 months s Useful Horses (/ Also, 1 Bell Organ, a beauty 1 No. 8;Boacon Light Stove, nearly new Second-hand Suily Harness Second-hand Saddle and sundries On the samo date, at his Mart, he will soU Mr. J. C. ANDERSON'S splendid farm of 109 acros of freehold property, all under grass (paspalum, couch, and other grasses), ?' Kith permanent water, 4-roomed House, |ri^&fafjitchcn, bails, dairy, pig paddock, calf pad BHHHmEJR:, barn, five minutes walkfrom Billi ^HHHnef^cl Railway Station ; 1 V miles frcSntage H^^H^H^Skm^Trick River. Good healthy spot. farm for dairying, nearly all ablo j^^M|H|BKcultivntcd. Corn and cane growing farm. |H|^H^Ey intending purchasers that would ?^?HH&o inspect tho above, take t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
Pianoforte Teaching. Miss Alma White 1 IS prepared to receive Pupils for the I Pianoforte. Theory ^and Practice thoroughly taught. » Pupils preparo for Trinity Colle.go 8 Examinations. Terms on aplication. j DAKLN BROTHERS; 5 Architects and Builders, -s d (Late of Sydney) . p ^XTISH. -to notify the public jthat ' s W they 'have started, in Business -in Mullumbimby in tho above line. ^ No fees charged for plans, etc. if :the Building is erected by the firm. a All Tork faithfully performed, and q 'done in a thoroughly .tradesmanlike' ?manner. Charges modorate. Temporary Premises — Late ' Star' 'Office, Burringbar-street. DAKIN BEGS. iBMilder & Architect. « Chas. Speer '**Tr*TISHES 'to notify to the public of - YV .Mullumbimby and district, 'that; 'he has i commenced business heVe in the - -above line. C.S. has had wide experience on the 'South 'Coast and in the Western dis- ? Jtriota, an can guarantee the 'utmost: ?satisfaction in all branches of the trado. ^ -Plans prepared a...
Experimental Farm. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
Experimental Farm. The matter initiated by tho Myo cum Progross Association a short time ago, for the establishment of an experimental station in our district is, we hear, progressing satisfactorily. The Minister has so far recognised the justness of tho claim, in that he I has promised through Mr. Perry (who also strongly approves of the idea) to send an officer to Mullum bimby to confer with a ropresontativo body of the farmers at an early dato. It is considered that Mr. Gorman of Wollongbar will bo the one appointed, and as 110 one knows better than he does the future requirements of the dairying industry, farmers may rest satisfied that their claims will rocoivo tho consideration of a man of very ' wido experience. Wo feel confident that Mr. Gor man's verdict will be a favorable one, and trust that when tho date of his visit is announced there will bo a representative body of dairy farmers to meet him.
Byron Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
Byron SMre. The Shires have now recoivod their classification and Byron Shire has been placcd in the 4th class, and is entitled to endowment at tho rato of. 25s in the £ on tho proceeds of* the; the general rate. The unimproved capital value of all ratable land within the Shire is ostimated at £515,221. The proceeds of a general rate of Id in tho £ on this value are estimated at £2,147 ; and endowment for tho year 1907 at the classified rate will amount to £2,684. From this latter sum the cost of tho first election of Shire Councillors is to be deducted, and monthly instalments aro to be paid to the Council. Last month tho Land Tax was paid to the Commissioners of Taxation and it is not probable that any rates can be imposed and collectod by the Council for the most of a year. In that case the Council will only have the endowment to work upon, which, without any deductions will only amount to a little less than £224. From this monthly sum, tho En gineer's salary, Clerk's salary, ren...
THE CONSERVATORY AND POT PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
THE CONSERVATORY AND POT j PLANTS. ?Now that the warm weather lias sot in it will be necessary to keep tho pot plants well watered. They will nlsc need all the ventilation that can be given them. The flowering plants, such as fuchsias, b-'-jonias, and hy drangeas, require s| eeial attention at this time of the year. If they aro ? neglected in the matter of watering they will speedily droop, ami it will be next to useless to try and' revive their flower. ! ing properties. If carefully treato;l just now and supplied occasionally with applications of liquid manure tliey will continue to bloom for some time. Moisture is an all-important factor in the management of all the house plants just now, and if they receive a sufficiency of it and plenty of fresh air they will succeed well in : tlie hottest months of the year. I The Chinese primrose (Primula Sinensis) is an attractive winter and early spring watering plant. It is easily cultivated and very attractive, and fop these reasons should...
The FLOWER GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
The FLOWER GARDEN. I Tho best of tho flower garden has been seen for this season. Thero is still a variety of blooms, but the weather has had n damaging elToct on the general appearance and attrac tiveness of nearly all the gardens. Roses have gone lor the time. Car nations arc going off, and sweet peas are podding rapidly. There has not been so much mildew 011 the rose trees as usual, but there is still time for it to put in an ap poaranoc. A remedy fcr this disfigur ing fungus, and one that is in use in most of the European gardens and ' rosaries, is that known as the Weber 1 solution. It is made as follows ; — j Dissolve 211: of sulphate of copper in 21 quarts of water, then add -lib of slacked lime and 21b of .flowers of sulphur. Boil these together from forty to fifty minutes, keeping them stirred almost continuously. ' This makes a yellowish-green liquid, and ono quart of it is sufficient for ten quarts of rain water. This should be sprayed on the bushes in the evoning with a ...
"JOHN BULL GOUTY." [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
'JOHN BULL GOUTY.' Tho England wo knew, loved, and admired was tho England of fifty years ago, when every Englishman thought that he was as good as any, three foreigners, and respected tho foroirrnm* who -could ni'oVfl it, t.o him that ho was not. It has been a genuine surprise and cause, of rogrot to us, therefore, to soe John Bull so gouty that he can only hobble along in the race with the rest of tho world on Japanese crutches. — 'East- ern World,' Yokohama. ?
A COTTON EXPERIMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
A COTTON EXPERIMENT. Sir Alfred Jones, senior partner of the firm of Elder, Dempster and Co., ship owners, and president of tho Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, contemplates taking out to the West Indies a party of cotton spinners from Lancashire 'to see for themselves the possibilities of the Wost Indies In the direction of cot ton growing.' © —a— ? — mm 9 | In splto of all forces to the contrary. 110 country In Europe Is nearer to an In-, telllgont government of the people by the people for the pcoplo.than Germany. —'Daily Newe.'
MR. HALDANE'S INDEBTEDNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
MR. HALDANE'S INDEBTEDNESS Mr Haldane reaps where others have sowed. His Special Army OTder, giving effect to what may be esteemed as the principal recommendation of the Esher Commission, is one which Mr Arnolds Forster was very anxious to issue, and which he only failed to issue because ? ? sary scheme in detail. — 'Pall Mall Ga [ zette.' ______________ I No one can possibly deny that clothej I have a barometric effect upon one's | self-respect and temper.— 'Ludy's tic. torinl. , . . _ , ? ?
FORTUNE CAME TOO LATE. SEQUEL TO STOCKBROKER'S SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
FORTUNE CAME TOO LATH. SEQUEL TO STOCKBROKER'S SUICIDE. | The dramatic suicide of Mr Ernest Schwabachcr, at one time a member | of a firm of ' outside' stockbrokers, in February last has had a remark able sequel. | Mr Schwabachcr retired from tho , firm with a fortune estimated at T.innnnn onrl hnmniinrr rhglrmnn tile New Vaal River Diamond and Exploration Company, he acquired about 00,000 shares in that com pany. Ho was a great speculator, how over, and .in addition to those shares hold stocks uiid shares in almost every department of the Stock Ex change. The long continuance of bad markets, with prices dwindling away, caused his fortune to diminish gradually, till at last ho had no money left. Last February he found himself un ablo to meeit;the calls of his credi tors, iand connnittod suicide. He was exceedingly proud and sensitive, and would not go to his friends for assistance. nis Vaal River shares, which he still hold, were taken over by his creditors, also stockbrokers, at th...
DANCER AND PROFESSOR. A PANTOMIME SKETCH. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
DANGER AND PHOFESSOR. A PANTOMIME SKETCH. ' When I reached the little mans s.uuio I found tho doors still closed, but already a client awaited him. -She was a woman about thirty, who somehow contrived to appear well dressed in a shabby imitation skin coat and small, dusty, round hat probably velvet. Now and again we ever! nnf- nnnfhpr pnrtnuslv ' I Pantomime season was approaching, | and already Professor Duval's services were greatly in demand, only an excep- , tionally bad attack o£ rheumatism had kept him out of London so late in the year. Presently I caught sight of his queer little figure hastening blithely to- j wards us; bent as a bow he was, and , ' supple as tho string of it. He was talk- ? ?ing very cheerily to himself, as usual, ' breaking, occasionally into some quaver ing fragment of melody — mind and limbs equally active. The prospect of work was always peculiarly invigorating to the Professor. He greeted us in an almost paternal fashion, and locked the door. 'That's r...
PLIMSOL LINE ALTERED. NEW PERIL TO SEAMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
PUMSOI LINE ALTERED. NEW PERIL TO SEAMEN. The famous 'Pllmsoll' line, marking the depth to which ships may be loaded, ~ has recently been altered, with the re sult that many cargo steamers are now Bin. to 61n. deeper in the water than heretofore. Practical _ ^tmen say that this must -undoubtedly Increase the danger to j heavily-laden ships. The officers of the , Mannlngtroo, a ship which has gone ( ? down a hundred miles from the Azores, nscuod In the nick of time by another ? vessel, callod the Vera, say that tho win ter will toll n terrible tale of disaster ow ing to the alteration of tho Pllmsoll line, j Tho change mokee a groat difference In ? a: rough sea, thny say. ! . ,:.i .. ... ? . ?? ? A prominent official of the Board of Trade explained the alterations which have been made. .'It was found,' he j said, 'that foreign ships, those of Ger many, for instance, could load deeper than ours, and thus had a great advant age. Those Interested in the matter pointed out that modern sh...
INELIGIBLE ATHLETES. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
INELIGIBLE ATHlJTES. The athlete Ig/less susceptilfJp than . the 'sST't'^ Members of his se.-S; and, eveif^wiieu lie is caught, it is ^-ffadly disillusioning to discover that lie' ^figures far more frequently in the Divorce Court than other men, that his amiability is' all a myth, his strength . a hollow mockery. Altogether, the athlete is not to be reckoned among the 'eligibles.' — 'Ambrosia,' in 'The World.'
FOR GERMANY'S BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
FOR GERMANY'S BENEFIT. The Sea-Lords have stooped to circu- i late a mystifying communique calcu- j lilted to throw dust in the eyes of the i country and to mislead the Press into . I treating a reduction of our sea-going j squadrons as a positive increase of j naval power! Persons who believe that wo strengthen our Navy by laying up j our ships and reducing our crews will 1 believe anything. It Is tho policy of Camillc Pellc n transferred from France to England for the benefit of Germany.— 'National Review.' . j
MURDER TEMPTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
MURDER TEMPTATIONS. Murders of children for tile sake of the ornaments with which fond but foolish parents deck thom is a crime so common ill India that it passes almost without remark, and not a nltieth part ? of the -cases ever gel into the papers. We confess we should like to see put in force the preventive suggested by Mr Knight, Sessions Judge of Dharwar, to punish tho parents whose pride puts temptation In the way of the criminal. —'Pioneer,' Allahabad.
AN [?]IMELY REBUKE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
AN *- TMELY REBUKE. The still stately form of Earl Spencer ] is occasionally to be seen in the hunting field with the Pytchley — the famous pack which he led with so much distinction for several seasons. The discipline ot ; his rule as master is, according to the 'Reader,' proverbial in the Pytchley country. This gives point to an incident which the Earl tells with gusto against himself. Turning round 011 his horse on a foggy morning in an A1 thorp pasture to rebuke some horsemen who, as he thought, were following too closely upon the heels of the hounds and in danger of overrunning them, he addressed a stern rebuke to the offenders. To his amazement and amusement he found himself addressing a small herd of his own famous shorthorn cattle, who treated with calm disdain the remarks of the. incensed sportsman. After that experience he confessed he always looked twice before admonishing a field.
HONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
HONEY. 'I-Ioney, one of the most nutritious and delicate of foods, should be eaten more than it is,' writes a cooking ex pert. 'Bought in the comb, it is bound' to be unadulterated, and will keep one free from sore throat and bronchial troubles. I know a number of ladies who use honey as a cosmetic. They ap ply it to the skin, rub it in well, then wash it off with hot water. Tho re sult is a finer-textured complexion, a glowing color, a young, fresh look.'
MOTOR-CAR TRAFFIC LONDON DETECTIVES' CRUSADE. [Newspaper Article] — Mullumbimby Star — 17 January 1907
MOTOR-CAR TRAFFIC LONDON DETECTIVES' CRIISADE. Scotland Yard is apparently doing its best to satisfy tho numerous writers of Indignant letters concerning the mis deeds of motor-omnibuses. Each day the police arc increasing their demands for less noise and smell, and, although this may be good news for tho genoral public, the indignation of ~the owners of the vehicles has now reached the borderland of open and concerted revolt. Inquiries among the directors and managers of the motor-omnibus com panies by a 'Westminster Gazette,' re presentative clearly established the fact that the extra cost Involved in the new policy has created a feeling of alarm almost amounting to panic. With regard to Mr Worby Beaumont's statement as to excessive speed being the cause of much of the noise nuisance, there Is a disposition upon the part of the com panies to defend their men from this charge. 'I do not believe much 'furious' driv ing is indulged in,' said Mr Duff, the genoral manager of the London...