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A Kitten in Court. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
A - Kitten ill Gourt. ? A rather amusing case pame: before Mr., W. D. Menres, D.S.M:, at the Ne.wtown Police . Court on the 14th inst., in which Anuip. King summoned Eiiiily Saunders to give up a' kttten,' four months old, which, aa 'it was alleged, Emily Saunders had picked up. . Mr, Godfrey, solicitor, who appeared for Annie King, , said the kitten Was worth £1, ahd Annie King, who had it from tho hour of its birth, would not take £6 for- it: : Before the young pussy .was taken . out of ! the basket,' iu : : Court, Annie 'King ' being, asked to describe' it, said it. wiis ' a' black and white one, with a ( white ; nose. When thii kitten was produced;: it yawned, stretched out its legs, and began to walk about the solicitors' and reporters' table, and appeared to on joy its rolcaBO from the basket and introduction' to the couspicuousness oi public life. The cbbo -was dismissed, as being a married woman the kitten was not liors,, but her husband's, aud ; he iwasithe proper person to...
Rechabitism at Leichhardt. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
Reobafaitism at L^iohharaiV A branch of this total1 abstinorico benefit society has recently been opened at Leioli hardt, its meetings --befog: lield' '? pypry alternate Friday, at tlie Cou^pfl Qliambers. The branohes this' ovdei' aife; eailed' ' tents.' and the teiohhavdt tent htis been named ' Excelsior.' its , 'founders belinvinir that ip such an imppVta»t and rapidly in creasing borough thpre- should be no diffi cnlty in maldng it one of the most flourish ing and useful of the: local institutions.. We understand the -Reohabito Order is extending very rapidly, .not only in the colonies, but also iu the' -mother country,' where quite an array of notaibles, including, the new Lord, Bishop of Lpivjto^. tftke. a pride in aoknowledgipg themselves mem bers. D ring thp. present year, 'the jubilee' of the order' is to, be, celebrated with 'coii'- siderable graiideiVr in England, the Reoha biteB being libw in tlieii' fifteenth year,- and they number some 00,000 members with over half a mi...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
A letter treating- upon a subject of vital importance to Balmain appears in another column, and in it Mr. W. ;A. Hutchinson, M.L.A., echoes sentiments quite in accord with .our own, at any rate so, far. as they affect the future use of Glebe Island and its connection by rail witll flin main lina nnmalnrr » I. — ? ? — - ™— 1 ''' nuiuugu Petersham. Numerous deputations bave waited upon tlieGovcrnment to urge the abolition of the Abattoirs, so as to rid residents in the neighbourhood, ah, and even within smelling distance of the 'sweet' perfumes— so satisfying (sic) as to defrnud the vendors .of dead meat of the opportunity of - serving anyone who had a good whiff of an. odoriferous westerly breeze, for some hours at any rate. ,? ^ All along^, the! present Ministry . have made promises to remove 'the slaughtering from our midst, but as 'hope deferred maketh the heart sick' .so we had almost come to the' conclusion that' it was useless prophesying the abolition of the nuisance.- A deput...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
[?] The following' second 'annual report of flier Balmain Wellington Fo(jtball„Club - has-been ;handed to. us foi;' publication : — ^Jn-.the^w:, seritiation of the' club's : second tonuifl report the committee feel great 'pleasure— a fteling, which, they trust will be shared ?by'all mem bers— for the prospects of the club still con tinue satisfactory. The , pommittee .haye.^o congratulate the club on..tl\e .spileudid, record of Inst Rfininnn. ninf» mjiti»lipa lintntinr hnnn plfljyed, of WhicB ohe was' lost; one flrawn, and seven won. ' :The club'B record for the'last two seasons 'has been.veiy satisfactory ; . out of .19 ?matches pnly one was: lost and one drawn ;.the rest, seyeriteeh,,were woni The hon, treasurer' a balance sheet shoWi a credlt balance of '£l 15s 7d, which is also 'satisfactdiry' when the large expenditure necessary- te carry on the blub is taken into . consideration. - ponp^u8ioh,.:il\'s committee beg to congratulate , membprs o,n the general ? sound Qcnditferi of...
THE "LIBERATOR" EXPELLED. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
THE 'LIBERATOR' EXPELLED. What have we to do with the ' Libera tor ' ? may not unreasonably be asked by certain of:our readers ; while others may, perhaps, mentally ask 'who, or what is the ? Liberator * ? ' A man or womah : of ordinary intelligence, : or breadth of view, who watches the current of things, and reads the pnblic journals, will not limit attention to one or two classes of' things; only. The ^ reports of the higher law courts are instructive, so also are those of police courts ; for they are part of. the daily history of men and wonien as they debates-in Parliament also are things we cannot afford to shut our eyes .to, as if we had nothing to do with them, or they did not concern us in the least degree; The sayings and doings at municipal council meetings have their value also', Whit is going on in the religious world, that is to say, among religious bodies, is also worth knowing. But there are some: matters lying beyond the reach of every day life, snch as the influenc...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
- ;? CRICKET/ 'v-v : Macdonaldtown'^' v. 'Woollahra: -Viotoriasi This, match was 'played-. at Macdonaldtown' Park on Saturday, April llth, 1885, and ended in a clraw in favour of the former club. The .Maodanaldtowns:were the.-first to occupy the wickets, and totted up 74— P, Folkes with- 18, Huxley 17,- batted in fine btyle. None of the other members of the- team could make head way against the bo.wlihg of -A. . Pitt, .who bowled .splendidly,' .The ...Woollahra Yietprias then went in' and -at the- call' of:, time had 'lost 8 wicket for 33 Tuhs; W. Pitt being top1 score with;15/ . J. ? Purcell bowled well for Mao ' ? donaldtown. . . Wijratahs v. Newtown Wesleyan : Associa tion.' This match was played at Mactlonald town on Saturday, April 11, 1885. The Waratahs went in first and -kept possession of the Wickets Juntil within a few minutes of the time, running up the fine score. of 171. W. Metier, that ? promising'' young batsman making -76 by sterling play. All the ? members of the tea...
Current Items. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
Current items. We bave received a bottle of sparkling water from the Terry-street Vigilance Committee in proof that it is possible to satisfy the.most fastidious from the much talked of spring said to exist on the Water Reserve in that vicinity. Being teetotallers, we consider ourselves quali fied to pass an opinion on aqua pura, and our verdict is that the sample before j us is excellent.. It was, we are informed, taken from a small spring, or soakage through the rock, just above the, dirty water at present in the tank, and two buckets were filled in a 'minute and a half ' in the presence of Messrs. Mather, Landen, Milton, and Eccles ton. It would also, we should think, mix splendidly with whisky without effecting the bril liancy of that liquor, and therefore both ought to be satisfied with the product of this notorious water reserve. As we stated previously, under all . circum stances, it will be well for the council to oomply with the request of the recent petitioners and drain t...
BALMAIN POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 1885. (Before Mr. Leopold Yates, D.S.M.) POLICE CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
BALMAIN POLICE COUHT. Tuesday, April 7, 1885. . (Befgre Mf. Leopold Yates, D.S.M.) PflLKIE CASES. Patrick Lowe, 12 yefirs of $ge, was p}jarge-I with habitually wandering 4bt-ut the strpete ; without any pstensible lawful occupatipn. HiB uncle, Mr. fatrfeje . Pjllon, g^dertook to take ] charge of hipi in future, both t))e boy 'jf patents being dead. Hjj? Worship, therefore, 4isc^a^ge4 him. - ? . j .Mary CFlaherty was charged jrith ijeipg drunk in Dariing-ntraet. As she h/jd been iff the lockuD since Satnrdav his Wnrohin Hin. charged her. George Moore was oharged with being drunk and disorderly in. Ford-street. Fined 20b or 7 days, Edward Woodley, oharged with being drunk in Darling-street, wgs fined 10s or 46 hours. - Robert Welshaw, charged with being drunk in Mort-street, was fined 6s or till rising of the Court. fapfiB .Robertson was oharged with leaving his law^uiT w^fe, ^jizabeth Robertson, without means of support, Tbjf wife, with the consent of Mr Wnrflhin. withdraw tnfi ciga....
THE DRINK TRAFFIC. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
THE DRINK TRAFFIC. TO THE EDITOB. . . ?. Sib,— Kindly allow me' spaoe to' reply to ati article in' your last issue signed ' Truth.'. The very superficial manner in which he presumes ' to settle the * question convinces me'that ho is totally ignorant of the imp'prtarice of the sub ject-he writes on. ' Trath ' coversi so many aspeots of 'tHe question - iff this manner that I must oraye your indulgence if in justice to the; subject, my ieply ii lengthyV ' Truth's ' asser-' tion that the sexual relationship is a parallel . case to the. use of alcohol, seems to me so absurd, that I would pass it by, but- that I give, him eredit fofc being 'far enough --behind the times to believe that which lie writes.'' Taking ' Truth's '; own authority, -Aristotle opposed, early marriages on the ground 'that in the entire 'animal kingdom the fruits of tho first signals of reproductive instincts are constantly im perfect.' This view is fully borne out by the other later writers on sexual- physiology., T...
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15. (Before Mr. L. Yates, D.S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
Wednesday, April 15. (Before Mr. L. Yates, D,S.M.) Robert Turnbull, on bail, was charged with being drunk and disorderly in Trouton-street. Fined 10s or 3 days.^j Emily Jones pleaded cuiltv to usinE'obscehe I language. Fined 10s «nd 4s lOd costs or 8 days. Some thirteen residents' were summoned for ? allowing their horses to stray in the public streets, and were mulot in penalties of 5s with 2s 6d costs, Two. others who did not appear were fined for the same offence 10s and 2s 6d costs. William Briatowe and Robert Deuohers were charged with bebaring in a riotous manner in the public streets on the 1st of April. Fined 5s each and 2s Gil costs. John Wilson, charged ; with causing timber to be deposited on th? footway was finod 10s and 4s.'10d' costs. Alfred Peterson was charged was charged with. feeding a horse in Mullens-street to the annoyance of passers by. Fined 5s and 2s 6d coats.
INFANTRY CORPS. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
INFANTRY CORPS. '? . TO THE EDITOR . .-Sir, — Now that the Balmain Artillery Corps has grown 'from a suggestion to an institution, and allowing that it will very shortly reach its gompelment, I, expect and hope that, an infan try corps will soou'bo floated 'on— the same, basis.- So ; long aa the Artillery force of the colony is being inorea--ed, set leng.. exists the. ' necessity to proportionately ? 'nTugrnent -tho .'nain.beM-bf .onr inltoti]r..';;Wliettie°r this pro posed corps should follow . tiiide'r the samo drill,. designation and unifqrm, ^ or. tb^ ^be formed .as a trifle brigade, will of 'courao depend on those at headauarters; Rep.uding the' height of members, I'w6uld not entertain the idea of lowering: the standard fixed for ; the Artillery, notwithstanding*. tnany. have,' aWeady been 'disappointed on this score.' ' .In 'conclusion let' me:;briefly describe the formation^ of one of the-largest Volunteer Corps in Great Britain, comprised of about twenty 'companies under ' t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS- j ? : MBDi6aL7. : , ' ' L GORDON DAVIDSON, M.D., Surgeon ? (formerly of Goulbiirn), has succeeded Dr. Jones in the practicc of bis profession at Balmain, and may be consnlted daily at his residence Llanayron, Booth and Darvall-streets, opposite Pigeon Ground (late residence of Dr. Jones). Honrs, 9 to 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Vaccination. DR. OWEN F. S. BVANS, Government Vac cioator, vaccinates every - Tuesday and Thursday at 2.80 p.m., at;his residence, Dar ling road, balmain. DRAWING AHD'PAINTING.— Mrs. Parkes (from England), has commenced giving instruction in the above. Classes for Ladies, Thursday afternoons. Subjects: Drawing, Painting) and': nil kinds of decorative art; Saturday mornings, a Drawing Class for the convenience qt young Ladies attending school. For' -terms and paiticulars, ' apply MRS. PARKES, Carlotta Cottage,, Mullens-street, neat West End Hotel. ' ? .. yk. A. D D E IN', (Lute a pupil of St; Vincent's Ladies' College)' Wishes to* i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
Wc are *ith oar' Chilled Meat, on n-asofcab e terms. , . .- Families-wishin^'to bo supplied, kindly send. sn-Ordcr, addressed to Manager, ?? ?» , ; ' r 1 j : . I (, Onir.LKD MBAT COMPART, - ? j Cartlii' Itoad ana ;riiani«»»tree«. Maintain JAMES HYDE & SONS, IBON!'''aND :BRAS3 FOUiNDEBQ. ?1l^aW.irac«(rehi of- Cast and ^ronL-bt; iron -jyir it-'ard^ri' 'Seals- Balcony Column? dad - i All VxW r -t' 'Truck arid , Barrow Wheels, «]- , ways oii' h'iind. ' '' ' 'i CASTINGS .SUPPLIED . TO RAILWAY : and tramway CONTRACTORS,! . , ; Westbn-str^et, Balrriain ; General Castings 'of. any description to four tone executed with despatch. _ . J.MATTHEWS. Practical Boot and Shoo Maker, Cove & Grove Streets, Balmain. . . f,T. kinds of Boots mode and Repaired. A ? Faricy Slippers made up. Terms moderate; Orders promptly exeenh.. PONT and ROSS, WOOD AND COAL MERCHANTS, 1 Foot of REYNOLDS STREET, \ : ' ' /'? ' . Balmain. All Orders i punctually attended to. THE NATIONAL PERMANENT BUILDING,...
WEST BALMAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
U . .WEST . BALMAIN. . ? ? Si. TbokjiS , Church of England— Morn iag, 11, Her. E. 9. Madgwiok Erening, . 7, . ,, „ St. Johr's, Charon of England (Bircbgrove road) — . ? - Morning, 11, Bev. E. J. Stnrdee ErenBOng 7.30, „ S*. Jobbph'b, Roman- Catholic— , M»i,8and.l0, Father T. O'Beilly -ye8per8,7,r '„ ? , , . St. Padi/8, Presbyterian Morning, 11, Bev. Geo. Grimm, M.A. Evening, 7, „ ,, WlSHTAN C'HCBOH (Montague street)— Marning,' 11, Rev. It. Caldwell Afternoon 8/ 'Rev. J. W.' WinBpear. 'Erening, '7, Rev. W. Clarke WlBLlTAK ChWuch (Colian Park)— . , ? ;u.:.-Mornlng, 11, Student 1 ' ; i '- Evening, 7, Mr. 8. Bo job BamibT,Chubch (Mullens Btroet)— . ' 'Horning, 11, Ber. J. 3. Glassop Evening, 7, „ ,, PaiMiTiv* Hithodibi Choech— ? Morning, 11, ? Evening, 7, Ministers or church. otSoera are especially requested t* snd any oorreotioas for the above llat on Thursday is each week, to ensure insertion without charge. , §iiii!i®6serto SATURDAY. APRII. 18.
Church Services for To-Morrow EAST BALMAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
Church ' Services for To-Morrow EAST BAIiMAET. . Ex. Vabt b, Church of England— Homing, 11,'Ber. M. Archdall, M.A, .? .Breninir, 7, ... „? . Bt. Aoo0bt«N»'s1 Roman Oatholio-^ Mass, 7.30 and II a.m., Fatbpr J. Carroll Vespers, 7, PuiBTtiBuir Chcbob, Campbell street— Honing; ili'Hev J. Cosh, - Krpninp, 7, „ CeNsmiaiTioirAi. Chubch — . , ?,'itQrning 11, Hot. W. G. lawes, of N.G. Evening, ,7. „ „ .WiblitakChohoh. Darling-street — . ' Horning, 11, Mr. J. Boyns ' ' Evening, 7, Rev. B. Caldwell
EFFECTS OF SLEEPING TOGETHER. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
EFFECTS OF SLEEPING TG-: G ETHER. There is a good deal of logic and truth in ^.e theory that injury may be sustained by ono of fey* persons who are accustomed to sleep together. 7?epple differ in temperament, arid the influence pf temperament is either negative :or' pogitive. positive natures are reflective ; negafiiyji natufee a^e ^Jjsorptive. Of two persons who generally jrooip fogetjjer, the positive one, if of weakly habit, will of strength : thov will bn absorbed by the negative and the result in time will be a decrease of physical energy juid nervous power, which will be evident.' We do not approve the practice of a sickly or weak pfr'sop sieemng yith a strong one. Healthy children of the same age xnq,y rPQtn together; Hut we : should protest against . ^ : pld person: peeping with a voy'ig one, ?''? -H j Beware of gn-ir« ^[t, ff),e frpifc cannot help being green, but you can. A man who is advertising lodgings to let ' for early risers,' adds, 'Cochin chipq, fpwls of unusual vo...
BALMAIN ARTILLERY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
BALMAIN ARTILLERY. ' TO THE 'bDITOB'. ' - ' Szh,r— It: is gratifying ;to see that the military excitement which hab prevailed since the de parture of our men for Egypt has had the effeot of bringing about the establishment of an artillery corps in Balmain. As suoh a corps is being supported principally by young men, the effect that it will produce upon the' morals of the borough will Boon mdke . itself palpable. Two of the principal incentives to miTlKlillblU IU1CUVOO,* OUU mo wi healthy amusement or exercise to . keep the young minds from' contriving mischief, for, as experience tenches, the proyefb — ' Jdle hands tempt the devjl sepmg to be one of truth and undeniable significance, Balmain, like other suburbs of Sydney, has been acouscd. of containing within its. limits some of. the. lar rikin' element; but although you do' 'occasion .ally meet with groups of suspicious looking youngsters in Bome of the more public, as well as the less visited streets, still as a rule, they manage...
TREATMENT OF COLDS. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
TREATMENT OF COLDS. Th^ treatment to be prescribed for a cold must depend upon the.- temperament and Condition of : the patient. . Im the outsef gf its development; if one take' a great ! deal «f p)i.tdoor exercise, he may, bring ?ibout a re.-^ction of thp system, and so overcome :the derangement of the i mneou8 membrane. 1 If. howiever. the disturbance . be severe, it is best for the patient to stay at home; eat the simplest food and very little of that, but drink abundantly of hot water take a wet-sheet pa k, or a thorough sweating j?9 t)ji. i Qne of the flrbt things one should see ab.otyt, jyhen a gol-| has been con tra§ted, is to tcl,ear tf^e system $s ify^ph as possible pf ajli morbific fp.^ttjer, nsj^ng for tliat purpose simple gnern^s.
Correspondence. GLEBE ISLAND AS A COAL DEPOT TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 18 April 1885
Correspondence. GLEBE ISLAND AS A GOAL DEPOT- : TO THE EDITOR. I Dm Sir,— An influential and representative; deputation from the Sydney Chamber of Com-' merce, waited upon the Hon. the Colonial Treasurer yesterday to urge upon the Govern ment the necessity for preparing wharfage and skipping appliances in the Port of Sydney for the shipment of coal from our southern and western coal mines. They pointed out thatit Ijvas expected a.Iftrge.trade. would pe developed through fhe construction of the Illawarra line, apd I wo)ild draw your attention the reply given by the Colonial Treasurer to thp deputa tion, in which he points out' thp central and suitable position bf Glebe Island for this pur pose. I have enclosed herewith a copy of a letter I addrcsssed to the Hon. the Minister for Works, on the 22nd August, 1888,' in which I urged that Glebe Island should be used for the shipment 'of coal,- and pointed ont how COCaply tho connent.inn hpf.wnfm rmr rail wo.* system and Glebe Island could...