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AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
AMUSEMENTS. The pantomimes of "Cinderella," " Mother Goose," and " Black Hide Busan" all drew large audiences lasbt evening. " Baffled," at the New Opera House, ran very smoothly and well. To night will be the last night but two of the Soudan Encamnipment. The "Alhamsbra" continues to attract with its variety enter tainment and the extravagangza of "King Cockatoo." The Australian Waxworks, where little Clara Crosbie tells the story of her privations, and the WRaxworks and Glassblowers' Exhibition, are visited daily by large numbers. WOODYEA'S CIRCUS. ; - The matinee at Woodyear's Circus to morrow afternoon promises to be a great affair in its.way, and MIr. Robert Love in forms us that special arrangements are. being made to provide not alone for the expected crush, but also against those who attend being incommoded. The circus is having a most successful season and every evening is attended by large audiences. Fancoy oru dear old lady's horror when she heard that last week, at Lord'...
TATTERSALL'S ANNUAL RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
TATTERSALL'S ANNUAL RACE MEETING. Tho annual Tattersall's meeting on Noew Year's day is an event which is always looked forward to with anticipations of en joyment, fully warranted by the Oleperionce of former years. The best of these gather ings, it is stated, was on the occasion when the Duke of Edinburgh was present, but whilst tlhe recollections of that day are most pleasurable, there have been un doubtedly several meetings since, then which far surpassed, both in point of attendance and in racing interest, the meeting of 1867. [Bli wins.] RsaDnwrcri, 12.50. As early as eloven o'clock the trafirc and people along the road betokened a very good attendance, and oven at that hour careful driving. was necessary. The course is in great order, the recent rain and genial sun afterwards making it very fast. The weather is all that could be desired by all classes of sportsmen, but is too warm for those who lave to work hard. Theo Gubernatorial seat has been taste. fully carpeted, and arr...
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. (Fneo OUIL owN CORRnESPONDeNT.) MELBOURNE, Tmos DAY. The Government contemplate shortly ap pointingan engineerof higlh qualifications to tako charge of the WVater Supply Depart. In et. No selection has yet been made. A difliculty is experienced in finding a suitable person qualified to act aus agricultural chemist. Mr. Kerferd formally took leave of his constituents at a banquest yesterday, at ?which the Governor was present. SThe .wharf laboureors, numbering 800, go out on strike to-morrow. ADELAIDE, Tms DAY Mr. BarTow, editor of the Soslth Aelstr.? Oian Times, who was imprisoned for libol, was released this morning, part of hIis son tence being remitted. Several members of Parliament intend this recess to make either visits to thlei constituencies or to the other colonies. Mr. Andrew Tennant intends proceeding so New Zealand, where he has a largo pro porty. Mr. J, II. Symon leaves for England on Saturday. Mr. Samuel T''omkinson goes in February. Messrs. Co...
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. NEWCASTLE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. (pOsi on owN connORESI'ONDENT.) NEWCASTLE, Tmns DAY. John Brown, alias Tommy Connors, was commnitted for trial for robbing, in conm psany with another man not yet in cus t~ody, a man named Toomey of a watch and jewellery, and a cheque for .15 8s., in all to th?evalueof.35., They made the mandrunk au. nwt. kglb to the hotel to cash the cheque. The prosecutor, wh6 hlid ri covered from the drink, just entered the hotel as the cheque was being changed and gave them in charge. One escaped. A man employed at thie A. A. Company's pit as wheelman, named Gorman Davies, has succumbed from injuries receivei roug':-- crshed bctwq08 two thncks ?,~rll01gn vuw.? ·:_ . the previous day. Amootingof the sharehlolders in theNow castle and Northumberland Newspaper Company was held last night, at tihe Ly cenm, when the rules of the association were adopted.
ADELAIDE RACING CLUB. ADELAIDE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
ADELAIDE ERACING CLUB. (Fnio oun owN ConRssrONDENT.) ADELAIDE, Turs DAY. A meeting of the Adelaide Racing Club was held last night. MIesor. Blacklor and Ferry expressed their inclination to let the club have a lease of the old racecourse at a reasonable amount ; but they woild not part with it on thile tleruis offered by, the Southl Australian Jockey Club. Mr. Ferry thought they could afford to stick to the lease and carry on, but NIr. Blacklor said he would rather wash his hands of the whole affair. The balance sheet showed the expendi tiuro from April 27th, 1881, to December 30th this year, exceeded the receipts by £2745. The gates, etc., realised £1004; nominations, .1500; Boolths, £1300. The stakes amounted to £4080. Interest came close on £13000. MIr. Ilenry Ilughes considered that the racing showed a slight profit, and objected to the largeo amount for interest. Mr. Blackler said the course owed thom £9000.
OUR ELECTORAL SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
OUR ELECTORAL SYSTEM. The disclosures made before tile Com mittee of Elections and Qualifications in reference to the Young election confirmn the suspicions long held that our electoral system is sometimes worked in a very loose and munsatisfactory, not to say dishonest, manner. It was shown conclusively that 43 votes recorded for MIr. M]ackinnon had been counted for Mr. W. J. Watson, who was returned as the second member by a majority of two over the gentleman first named. It maybe taken for granted that these 43 votes were not inadvertently miscounted, and there must, therefore, have been dishonesty either upon tihe part of some of the scrutineers or deputy returning offlicers. There is reason to believe that this trick has on more occasions than-one been successfully perpetrated in New South Wales; for there have been many such suspicious victories withiin the last few years-more particularly in Sydney and suburbs. This, however, is only one phase of the abuseo of our electoral S...
THE FIRE AT MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
THE FIRE AT MELBOURNE. S. [rn? on own cons COREOPONDENT.] MELBOURNE, Tims DAY. The fire which destroyed Jones' kerosene store, Yarra Bank, has been entirely sub dlued, though still smnouldering. The esti amated damage is from f20,000 to £25,000. W. R. Jones and Sons' bond, and no lenased 'to Blrooks, Robinson, and Co. were completely destroyed, including a considerable quantity of general mor chandise, plateglass, and oilhnen's stores The kerosene stored, which was valued at 220,000, belonged principally to Lorimer, Rome and Co., Jos. M'Ewan and Co., Couche, Calder and Co., and "rickett and Sons. The amountd destroyed was about 410,000 cases. It is stated to [bo nearly the whole suliply availabld tor the colony. The sight, which was wit m~essed by at least 10,000 people, was magnificent, immonse masses of flame, springing up to a height of 90 feet, il: umniningthe pall of smoke which extended over the city like a vast thunder cloud while at times the blaze was coloured rod a?s fresh...
BOXING EXTRAORDINARY. THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF [?] STREET DECIDED. SIX DESPERATE ROUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
BOXING EXTRA )J\ N lY. Tuc CuKAnPrO'sHIP o . 'REET DECIDED, SIx. DESPERATE ROUNDS. The-thing came abonb thiseway. At the New Year and Christmas time ovry man in New South WaTlos that fancies imseClf comes down to Sydney; buys a nw suit, and goes out to amuse himself., aic has money in his pocket, and he in nds to bavo some fun. When he buys jis new nuit, he bays the best he can get,4but he will not at any cost be bothered with hard hats or hot neckties and collars. that le shows his sense. We fools wlihliro in the city waste half our lives fighting over starched linen and plug hats that diie us bald. But the old year begins to cream, " Finish up briefly, please, and tell us about the fight." Mudgeco William was Oft. 2in. ifbe was an inch, and he and a small mao who turns out to be one of the crack wiictlers of Cobar, came to words over a ume of crib. There were fully thirty lodgers having their tea or smoking outsid: ihen .a declaration of war rung out-" S~ep out to the back and let...
WOODYEAR'S CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
WOODYEAR'S CIRCUS. There will be a matinee performance of Madame Woodycar's Cirhcus in ]Belmoro ParIk on Saturday, for the special con venience of schools and families. Tue programme, which will be modified in the direction of giving additional prominence to those items of circeus work wvhich are thle most appreciated by young folks, will comprise all thatisbest intheo usualnightly bill, and, in fact, will be about the bes3t matinee performance of the kIind yet given in the city.
SURRY UNITED V. VICTORIAN JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
SURRY UNITED V. VICTORIAN JUNIORS. The Victorians went, in for their innings at a few minutes to 12. Harvey and liuncle going to work first, to the bowling of Gosnell and Thomas. The batting was excellent in this innings, WV Johnston making 41 rapidly before he was caught by Bleveridge off Gosnell. lHe made six splendid fours, three of them being in succession. Roberts' stay was a short but a merry one. He was not much more than five minutes at the wicket be fore he was caught by Wright, but in that time he put 17 together. When the bell rang for lunch the score stood 6-17-117.. So far the Victorians have the ad, vantage, and though we should cer tainly consider the visitors to be the best with the bat, a great many of the runs were got by thelio dull fielding of the home team. Play was resumed at 2 o'clock, and Armstrong and O'llanlon engaged the bowlers up to the timeof ourgoing to press, when the score stood at 152. VICTORIAN JUNIORS.-FmesT Ismm?as. Iuncle, c Thomnison, b Gosuoll...
THE DAY'S DOINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
THE DAY'S DOINGS. A third edition of the Globe will be pub lished shortly after 4 o'clock, containing the latest local news and telegrams from all parts of the world. The third edition matter will be placed on oureighlth page. Alderman Torning had a grievance at the Waterloo Coeuncil meeting last night. The dustmen, he said, had been very im pertinent to some of the ladies in the borough by refusing to grant them some little concession in the disposal of their house refuse. "Did they think," he in dignantly remarked, "that their females were like aboriginals, and worked while the men lay down P " Alderman Torning forgets that there are generally two sides to a question, women sometimes are very inconsistent, and as the contrdct says that the kerosene tins and other receptacles so much in favour for the holding of the odorous matter referred to shall be placed on the kerb line, and only be a certain weight, it is not in a dust gatherers' nature to depart much from the rule un less an...
NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
NOTES AND COMMENTS. There are people who cut off their noses to spite their faces, and very foolish people they are. Of this kind must be the regular travellers between Adelaide and the suburbs, who, according to a tele gram in another column, have taken to ride third-class, because the Commissioner of Railways has refused to reduce the fares. Now, people who ride third class because they cannot afford to do better are objects of sympathy, and people who ride third class because they like it are objects of interest. But people who ride third class to spite a public ser vant, whose income is in no way dependent upon the receipts are mere noodles. If they lived . in Sydney, and could not get the steamer fares reduced ;would they try swimming to the North Shore. As'for the mayors of the snburban municipalities who are in stigating this exceedingly silly action, it is hardly possible to characterise their conduct fitly without using hard language. -The IMelbourne Wharf labourers have st...
A HAPPY NEW YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
A HAPPY NEW YEAR. Now Year's Day is almost a uni versal holiday all tile world over, and certainly in every country iii which thle English language is spoken, with the solitary oexception of Old England itself, the people devote this day to moerry-making. In Ireland and Scotland and Canada, in thc United States, and in all the Aus tralian colonies, it is a day of festival. Tile only peoplo who work are those whose labour ministers to the general enjoyment, and even they, busy as they are, fool some reflection of the pleasures which would be out of the reach of the community did theoy too keep holiday. Newspaper men and actors, cooks, publi cans and refreshment caterers, rail way guards and steamboat crews must work or else the public will find but dull holidays. But they find considerable consolation in the fact that they are really aiding to make the. holiday worth having, and their extra gains at such times usually help them to make their own holidiuys comfortable later on. All th...
THE AGRICULTURAL FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
THE AGRICULTURAL FAIR. What is this mother P A fair, my child, Though some of its judges unfair are styled. It's a place where apples are far from sweet, And pumpkins and squashes too big to eat, Whore quilts that are crazy hang in a row, And whero people themselves are quite a show 'WVhere people flock to the racing course, And bet their cash on some runnmng-hors?e; Where folk in fruits will interest lack, To gaze with awe on the bicycle track;, Where oxen large and sheep so light " To " Punch and Judy" can't hold a light; Where farmers listen to many a speoeh From those who don't know a pear from a peach. lReporters of Canon Farrar says thaft some of his sentences are three hundred words long. Broach-of-promise suits are unknown in Kansits. The girls out there do nothing on credit. They do not consider themselves engaged until they are married. The new special fast delivery inaugu rated by Vilas will not be picked up by the average pitcher in time for.this sea eon's games. . , ' ....
MINING TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
M MINING TOPICS. iMesu Gresley Lukin and Co. report haeingieceived the following advice from the ung manager of the Daly River Copperblining Company Limited, under oate. 1 December, 1885:-The men com menccddriving at the 84 feet level in No. 1 ehleflast Monday week; they out the lode IlE first shift. The lode is rather smell, being about 4 feet 0 inches wide, ceempod of black ore and a little yellow sliphiets, coated with black ore. The lode a soft for working, and the ground his tibe timbered as the drive is driven. It til scarcely stand for a set of timber. The ire is very good in the lode, but is misd up with a good deal of white slate. I er$Ot to see the lode improve as the dritagoes on, as there is a very good lode gone down in tie bottom of the level aboet The contractor hasnoteommenced to dire north from No. 1 shaft. They are noe Iressing some of the blackers that is comieg from the bottom drive. I jwiil scnd you sample of same by next mail. :;The umderhand stops north from N...
THE FLEMINGTON RACES. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
o TII n GTON ikOaES. CO RRSPOND~k. For t Eonouncom, Teirs Po o lebmington races Eclipse" tips are :- N' NORMANBy STAEsx m 'ldlina or Dividend. STANDISIc PLATE. 4' Dureion or Chucketer. ALBANUs HURBDLES. Macer Pisetop, Gasalier, or Grattaun. 3AoOT PLhAT. She Anchor. STEEPLECOASE. Lizse, Native, or Narrung. hIIDSUcnoER HANDICAP. Le'is or Camerine. ·: , CRI2EnrON STAKrES.· Ci c DAoocles. SrfThellflowing horses are left in fo&bs·t Nbormasy Stakes: - Madelina, Kong Me~n0l ionde colt, Dividend, First Consul, Diaes, ~Iunwyrctina, Retort, Louise, Berta, coadfly.
SPORTING TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 1 January 1886
SPORTING TOPICS, By an advertisement in anthlr column it will be seen that Messrs. Caesdell, the popular instructor of Foley's g'mnasium, and 1IecCaffrey, who came to tiis colony with the unfortunate Whistler .re to have a match for £25 aside, Greco-Reman style, to-night. It is expected that?he parties will be evenly matched. Seores time ago McCaffrey defeated Cansdell, but since it has been asserted that the last named has improved, and is now a msfch for the American. This, however,-,.mains to be seen.. At Tamnworth Parnell ot £120 handi cap footrace on Boxing Day. The Melbourne Bporsnuan gives Byreh?all's t;ime for the Meiert Christmas Handicap as 12) seconds. Ole distance was 140 yards, and the vwinne had 1601 yards start,. so that left him 128iyards to cover. At a meeting of the comittee for MPr. Smith's seullingtrophyb hdd on Wodnesdiay evening, in the Unity Hal Hotel, Balmain, it was decided that, ins csequence of the short time elapsing botveon the date of the National Regat...