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SHIPPING NEWS. LISMORE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
SHIPPING NEWS. LISMORE. ARRIVALS. March 9.-^3>ancîng --. Wave, schooner, .from ^Sydney. .". March' 10. - Atalanta, and Saucy Jauh, nchooners, from Sydney. 'March 12.-Lavina; schooner, from Sydney. .. . DEPARTURES. *" March 'o,:--"Victory, schooner, roth 102,000 feet pine, for Sydney. - March 14.-Atalanta, schooner, -with 35,000 i£eet pine, for Sydney: .
BALLINA ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
ARRIVALS.' ' . - March 16/-Jàbberwock, 8., from Sydney. DEPARTURES. March 12.-Victory, Bertha, Schoolboy, . schooners, fpr Syduoy, .and Louisa, for New March 15.- - Ocean Bride, schooner, 'for Sydney. >.. .. , -
TIME TABLE OF MAIL STEAMERS VIA SAN FRANCISCO. ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
rv IM ¿5; TABLE OF MAIL. STEAMERS VIA SAN FRANCISCO. AURIVE SYDNEY-- - January 3, January 31, February 23, Marun 28, April 26, May 23; June 20, July 18, August 15, September 12, October MO, November 7,. Decembers. ..- ?. ._. . , -, . , , LEAVE SYDNEY Januarv 12, February 9, March. 9, April 6, May 4, June, 1, June 29, July 27, August 24, September 21, October 19, November 16, De comber 14. '
No. 4. Lismore, March 5th, 1877. To Mr. Harman, Secretary of the Lismore Musicla Union. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
No. 4.- , ... . . ."' Lismore, Maroh 5th, 1877. Tb Mr. Harman, Seor'etaiy of the Lismore Musical Union. " .. . ' ' DEAR SIR AND BROTHER,-I am again instructed by the Hand of Friendship Division to inform you that the Trustees had to power whatever to let the hall for dancing, '''.»nd the Division decline to do so ; of course ou can have the Hall to hold tho Concert nvbut no dancing will be allowed. Yours in JU. Jr. and Jr. , ... . . WALTER WOTHERSPOOÎT, Recording Scribe.
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
STEAMERS VIA TORRES STRAITS ARRIVE SYDNEY January 5, February, S, Jíaroh 1, Marci 80, April 20, May 24, Jane 21, July 19, Auguj-t 16, ' September 13, October ll, November 8, Deoem ber 7.' > . .. LEAVE SXPNEY January 29, Februarv 26, March 25, April 18, May 16, June 13, July ll, August 8, September 5, October 7, Novoinber 4, December 2, Decem- ber 80. ; , . ' __1_:_-_ '
STEAMERS VIA SUEZ ARRIVE SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
" STEAMERS VIA SUEZ I ARRIVE SYDXEY January 12, February 9, Marcb 9, April 6, May 4, June 1, June 29, July 28, August 25, September 22, October 20, November 17, De oember 15. LEAVE SYDNEY ?January 22, February 19, March 19, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 6, August 3. August 31, September SO, October 28, November 26,' -De- cember 23. . . , ?:: .* : 4 .? ..-,
The Open Column. (To the Editor of the "Northern Star." LISMORE MUSICAL UNION Lismore, March 14th, 1877. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
Tnc Open Column. (To the Editor of the "Northern Star.") LISMORE MUSICAL UNION .?' . Lismore, March 14tb,.1877. .' SIB,-I- am instructed by- the Committee - to request' you will be good enough to inBert the following correspondence in your journal, in order, that the public may be informed as to tho grounds upon whioh the committee advertised "a Ball" to take place in $he . Temporarice Hall after the Concert. . I am; «fcc, . . WM. OSBORNE HARMAN, Houorary Secretary,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
Richmond River Agricultural and j Horticultural Society. THE THIRD ANNUAL MEETING of the above SOCIETY will be held in. CASINO on THURSDAY, 2pth MAY. Tho SCHEDULE will shortly he Published, and ENTRY FORMS, which should be applied for corly, can .be obtained of the Secretaries. The COMMITTEE EARNESTLY SOLICIT tho CO-OPERATION of all Persons in tho District' in' carrying through the above SHOW. . ., ALEXR. J...SIMPSON, JEFFREY GRIME, .-Joint Honorary Secretaries.
An Extraordinary Story. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
An Extraordinary Story. "WE take tho following singular statement of an accident and subsequent suffering from tlie 'Hamilton Spectator:'-We are- not in the habit of giving two reports about an accident, but the particulars not having been made known at the 'time, owing to the unconsciousne ss of the sufferer, are worth recording. It will be remembered that some ten months ago. we published ari account of Mr. Birnie, of this town, having been found, with a. fractured collar-bone and a ruptured blood-vessel in the head, on Messrs. M'Pher son, Brothers' station, where he was employed. The information then given was necessarily very : scant, and Mr. Birnie's account of the affair may therefore be deemed interesting. He was returning to the station from Penola on the 24th April when, in jumping a wire 1 fence, he was thrown from his horse, and received the injuries doscribed. For seven days and six nights he was lying close to tho fence without so much as a drink of water to wet his par...
How to Obtain Sleep. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
How to Obtain Sleep; THOUS ANDS (says the . ' Medical Examiner ') stiffer from wakefulness who are otherwise in good ' health. To some of thom this becomes a habit, and too often a growing one. Some resort to soporific drugs, and this is "how the opium crave is often initiated. Others find wino or spirits occasionally effectual, and are thus induced to take alcohol every ''. night, and not . a few,:it is to be feared, have in this way laid the founda-' tion of intemperance. There have, however, nevor been wanting .people who have-found a way of going to sleep without resort to such measures. The mesmerists at one time were I popular,, and from them a host of people ! learned that looting at any. .fiiôJ point steadily! -would often succeed in. inducing I aloep, In tho dark, however, this Li not sp i easy but this . difficulty,. was -.riot'. felt in ; Braidlsm, which consisted mexvrlr'in' closing ¡ the eves- and trying to think they were ! watching attentively . the . stream pf air j ...
The Treatment of Fevers. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
The Treatment q£ Fevers. TBS word fever has a terrible significance to the mother in the bush who finds her child hot, dry, and peevish ; and to the' bushman who 'finds his mate laid low or unable to proceed. Fevers are as numerous as the fanciful and very often meaningless names given to the diseases of this kind ; and all brought on by ' some irregularity of the system-the result of exposure, unwhole- some food or air-in many cases the result of cold. The symptoms aré quick pulse, furred tongue, languor, inability to make exertion, shivering,, thirst, loss of appetite. Cold-dlothus bring relief '. when tho patient is hot, hot .applications when he is cold. Gentle purgatives are good in all cases, carbonate of soda and tartaric acid, in the form of effervescing drinks, being amongst the best. Moisten the lips and tongue frequently. Á. "fever' patient requires but little food, and that'little should be easy of digestion, ns the powers of the stomach are at a standstill . for the ' t...
1877. TIME TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS AT POST OFFICE, LISMORE. ARRIVALS FROM [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
1877. TIME TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS AT POST OFFICE, LISMORE. ARRIVALS PROM Alstonville and Ballina-MONDAY, 1'30 p.m. Casino-"WEDNESDAY 11110 SATURDAY, 10 a.m. Kvmimboon-TUESDAY,. 10 a. m. Tirrania-SATURDAY,' ll '30 a. rn'. Wyrallah, Woodburn, Gundurimba, and Iluka-TUESDAY and FRIDAY, ll a. m. DEPARTURES FOR Alstonville and Ballina - SATURDAY, 10-30 a.m. - . . Casino-MONDAY and WEDNESDAY, 2 p.m. Kynuraboon-FRIDAY, 1 p.m. ' Wyrallah, Woodburn, . Gundurimba, and Iluka-TUESDAY and. SATURDAY, 1 p.m.
Water Fleas [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
Water Fleas A PAPER of considerable interest to water drinkers "on the presence of water, fleas in potable waters " waa read at the meeting of the Edinburgh Naturalists' Field Club last week by Mr. Ivison Macadam. - Water fleas proper are, it seems, of. two kinds-the daphnia and the cyclops, aud are to bo fouud in every reservoir, impounded water, and notural lock in Scotland. The daphnia has its feeping grounds in the shallow waters, and the cyclops in the deep ; but as they cannot be effectually filtered, they .are discovered abundantly in all the cisterns in Edinburgh. A single cyclops can reproduce in a year no fewer than 4,442,189,120 of its species, and the difficulty of providing for these largo -families would no doubt tax the energies of the parental cyclopses to the ut- most, hut that fortunately they and their children are the favourite and principal food of the ordinary gnat and water beetle. Curiously euough, the cyclops, although so small as to be almost invisible to t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
DEATH. — We regret to have to record the rather sudden death of Miss Josephine Girard, which took place at the Lismore Station, on Sunday morning last, after a short illness of five days. Those who had the pleasure of Miss Girard's acquaintance bear testimony of her kindness of disposition and amiability of character, and her death following so closely upon that of the late Mrs. Girard, has inflicted a severe shock upon the surviving members of the family. The deceased lady was conveyed to her last resting place by the steamer Lismore on Monday last, and all the business places in town being closed, a large number of persons attended the funeral.
New Fruits. THE JAAK FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
New Fruits. THE JAAK FRUIT. THE jack-fruit, or entire-fruit tree, is a native, of tue Indian and Malayan archipelagos, and flourishes especially- in ;the .M-'IKSCÄS* It is extensively cultivated in Ceylon and many parts of tropical Asia, and has long since been introduced into tho Wc3t Indies, whore it .is completely naturalized. This tree .attains a good size, in the Weat Indies rerohing a height of about thirty feet, with a 'trunk three feet in cii-cumferenee ; but, .according'to "Roxburgh, in its native locality in thc Malayan Islands it is to be found with a trunk measuring sometimes from eight to twelve feet round, which is covered with a tough, dark-coloured, deeply-cracked 'bark. .Every part of the .tree yields a copious, viscid, '.?milky juice, when wounded, from which, in the East Indies, excellent bird-lime is made. The branches are numerous and spreading in every direction, and BO completely clothed with leaves that* they form an ample pro- tection ifrora the rays of the ...
The Blacks at Cooktown. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Star — 17 March 1877
The Blacks at Cooktown. Tufe late frightful murder of the Macquarie brothers, by the blacks, is thus referred to by tile Cooktown correspondent of the 'Tele- graph :'-There is no doubt now as to the fate of the two Macquaries. Pooi' fellows, their dentil must have been a prolonged agony,, judging by the report brought back by the party of police sent out from here, and who returned on Wednesday last, having traced out the tragedy to its termin- ation. It appears that from the place where the dead horse was found on the road the searchers followed the tracks U2> a small creek, and in a short distance found the remains of a pack-horse, a broken-up saddle, a letter, some papers, and other fragments belonging to the dead mon. Further ' bn wis another dead horse, and beyond it a tall Crowned straw hat. Frem this point the poor men must have ' run for their lives. The tracks Went from tho creek up a ridge. At some . distance, the first of the. brothers must have met his fate. Confused ...