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CONCERT AT THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 21 March 1896
CONCBKT AT THE TOWN HALL. This was the successful termination of a most successful day. The hall was densely crowded, many people being unable to obtain seats. His Excellency the Governor and the Cardinal -Archbishop, who entered some minutes before the performance com menced, were received by the audience, rising from their seats, with cheers. The performance oppned well. The first item was the double chorus 'Dear Harp of My Country' and 'Let Erin Remember,' sung by the concert company with admirable effect. A 'cello solo, 'Fantasia on Irish Airs,' by Diedrich sen. was then played with fine execution and expression by Mr, Edgar Straus. Lady Dufferin's pathetic frong-, '.'The Irish Emigrant,' was afterwards feelingly sung by Mr, u. Ulancy, who, in response to an encore, gave 'The Minstrel Boy.' ' Savourneen Deelish ' followed, sung by Mrs. F. J. Riley in a manner that necessarily delighted the audience. The encore song, given in answer to an enthusiastic demand, was 'The Wearing of ...
AMUSEMENTS. The D'Orsay Ogden Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
AMUSEMENTS. The D'Orsay Ogden Company. Tnis company brought to a conclusion at the Sydney Music Hall on Saturday night their drama, 'Sydney Under the Limelight.' The play was of oonsiderablo interest, and was well played. Some members of the company are singers of merit. Miss Marion Lockheart, especially, is the possessor of a remarkably sweot voioe, and, with a little more confidence, must make her mark. Two little girls, too, are very pretty dancers. Of those who took prominent part in tho play Mrs. C. Sydney, tho Misses Ellen Ogdeu and Adelaide Hope, and Messrs. James Percy, L. Sydney, C. Barton Hall, and Leonard Keith particularly distinguished them selves.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
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CARDINAL VAUGHAN ON PURCELL'S LIFE OF CARDINAL MANNING. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
CARDINAL VAUGHAN ON PUR CELL'S LIFE OP CARDINAL MANNING. ? **. ? The February number of the Nineteenth Century contains an article by His Eminence Cardinal Vaughan with reference to the recently published ' Life of Cardinal Man ning.' Cardinal Vaughan writes: 'The publication of this life is almost a crime. It throws into the street a multitude of letters defamatory of persons living and dead, to the scandal, the grief, and indignation of countless friends and kinsfolk. They were never written for publication. They had not been preserved for publication. Many of these letters can never be read or valued aright unless circum stances at present unrecorded be duly set forth — such, for instance, as those relating to Monsignor George Talbot. Then who does not feel that it is something worse than an indiscretion to publish to the world letters on extremely delicate matters that pass between intimate friends, recording their impressions and desires, dashed off on the spur of the moment, i...
GOULBURN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
GOULBURN NEWS. ? ♦ ? (from our correspondent.) St. Pateiok'h Day was, as reported last weok, a very great success in G-oulburn, and, as a sequel, tho memboi'H of the H.A.C.B. Society attended their annual special breakfast after Holy Communion. Dr. Lanigan said tlio eight o'clock Mass in the Cathedral, at which tho members received the Holy Communion ; and, after Mass, they sat down, to tho number of forty-five, to a sumptuous breakfast— quite a luxury in Lent, when only one square meal a day is allowed. By special request, both Dr. Lanigan (the venerable Bishop) and his coadjutor (Dr. Gallagher) were present ; and, after the fast had been properly broken, speech-making was indulged in till about 11 a.m., when the assembly was dispersed, all being very pleased with the morning's work, Owing to tho illness of Father Fallon, of Tomora, one of tho local priests (Father O'Shea) has been rusticating for a few weeks at Tomora, whonoe ho returned on Monday last. Father 0' Sullivan, of Albu...
IRISH NEWS. A False Charge. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
IRISH NEWS. (From Contemporaries.) A False Charge. Discussing- the present position of Gaelic literature, Mr. T. W. Rolleston reproached Mr. Standish O'Grady for not having paid the debt which his genius owed to his country by completing- the great legendary romance of '? Cuchullin,' and the great historical romance of ' Red Hugh,' of both of which he long ago published preliminary studies. It has now been ascertained that Mr. O'Grady, who gave so much devoted work to Irish literature when there were none to applaud or even to read him, had, in fact, accomplished the work which Mr. Rolleston urged upon him. The ' Cuchullin Saga' is finished, and some scenes from it are now appearing in the New Review prior to their appearance in book form. 'Red Hugh' is also done, and only waits a publisher . These works ought to prove the very flower of Mr. O'Grady's great achievements. The Manchester Guardian has also an A Forecast, interesting forecast of the Land Bill. It says:— 'The Irish Land ...
MOUNT CARMEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
MOUNT CARMEL. ? -K ? The announcement that the Right Rov. Monsiguor O'Brien was to preach a charity sermon on behalf of the St. Vincent do Paul Society attracted a very largo gathering to the above church on Sunday last. The beneficent work of this udmirablo Society is too well and favourably known to need comment. For some time past the Mount Carmel. Branch luis not; received such local patronage as might bo expected, and hence it has been hampered in its en'orts find its sphero of action necessarily limited. The proceedings of Sunday will, it is felt, go far to deepen the interest in the work of the Society, stimulate others to increase its member ship, and establish on a. firmer and. more permanent basis our Jocal branch oi this excellent hociety. 1 ho .Rev Father Collins, parish priost, made arrangements with a view to this object on Sunday. A collection in aid of the Society was jnado at all the Masses, and tho results were highly gratifying. The Rov. Father Briody was the cele...
INDIVIDUAL CHARACTER AS AN AGENCY IN LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
INDIVIDUAL CHARACTER AS AN AGENCY IN LIFE. ? + ? (By A.E.W.) By character I do not mean what in ordinary conversation we understand by it when we say that a man of is a good or bad, a sour or genial character. By it is signified that energy and deter oiination which give to their possessor a distinguishing and individual quality. This inward energy results from the apprehension of principles fixed and permanent in the mind. For instance, if a public man be a person of firm purpose and earnestness, that is, of strong character, it is because lie is the advocate of a policy and of principles well impressed upon his mind. Such a man has too clear and vivid a grasp or nis principles to De laltering and careless in maintaining them j he is too con vinced of their importance to flinch from them, or to be shifty and double-minded on trying and critical occasions ; and hence he has a strong fibre of character. Character, then, as I have already implied, is formed by the system of ideas whic...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
SWIMMING. The Balmain Swimming Club will hold their second carnival on April 25. The folloAving will be fought out : — 500yds. championship of Balmain, 100yds. junior members' handicap, 400yds. inter-club flying squadron team race (handicap), 50yds. local schoolboys' handi cap, 100yds. club han licap, 100yds. inter-club fancy costumes' tub race, running header from spring-board, 50yds. cigar and umbrella race, and a water polo contest between the Newcastle Federal and Balmain Clubs.
BERTHA; OR, THE POPE AND THE EMPEROR AN HISTORICAL TALE. CHAPTER X.—(Continued). THE CAMP-FOLLOWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
BERTHA; OR, THE POPE AND THE EMPEROR AN HISTORICAL TALE. BY WILLIAM BERNARD MACCABE. CHAPTER X.— (Continued). THE OAMP-POIiLOWBR. u That I pray your pardon, Gertraud, since that is the name you boar,' answered Beatrice. ' I not only place confidence in yon, but I ask of you to tell Magnus, from me, that it is my entreaty, now knowing whither wo are going, lie will follow us no further, and that he will repair to my father's castle and there state what has befallen me.' ' Very well, and very sensible,' said Gertraud. ' And now, in what direction may I seek him P' ' In that,' said Gretchen, pointing back upon the road over which they bad travelled. ' I imagine ho is about live miles distance.' . u And what is his appearance ?' said Gertraud. ' He is very tall, very fair, and very hand some,' answered Beatrice. ' Phew ! so are all men who are not very short, very dark, and very ugly,' replied Gertraud. 'The description is too general to be accurate ; but, never mind, it will do for one...
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
AQUATICS. Complete arrangements have been made for the convenience of visitors to St. Ignatius' College Regatta to-day (Saturday). The first race is timed to start at 2.30, and steamers will leave Lime-street Wharf at 1.45, 2, 2.15, and 2.45 p.m. The annual Oxford and Cambridge boat-race will be rowed over the Thames course to-day (Saturday). Owing to a recent satisfactory trial spin Cambridge is a firm favourite.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
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BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
BOWLS. The bawling1 championship of New South. Vales ha.v boen won by the City Club. The final was played on Saturday against SI;. Leonards, and tho City secured an easy win by 52 points, the k cores being— Oity 122, St. Leonard's 70, The winning club have played seven matches in the pennant contest and won nil. Mr. Goddurd, tho president of tho Oity Club, ou the conclusion of the match, took tho opportunity of point ing out that every playtir cannot bo a captain. Ho urged players generally, in tho interests of the game, to sink personal feeling and to accept, without; murmur, whatever pluco the soloction committee assigned to thorn, The official opening of the Manly Bowling Club Green took place on Saturday last. Several intere-ting matches were played, including one for novices. On Monday, at the Victoria Park bowling green , the representatives of the Victorian and New South Wales Parliaments played a friendly and interesting match of bowls. Neither side showed exceptional skill,...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
CYCLING. The late carnival has been a good financial success, \ the net profits being over £300. ' Martin, the American cyclist, made an attempt to i lower the one mile record at the Agricultural Ground : on Monday. He was, however, under an immense I disadvantage, as a high wind was blowing from the ] south. Nevertheless, the brilliant rider succeeded in lowering the record for New South Wales, doing the mile iu 2miu. 6 2-osco. The previous record was that of Lewis, who travelled the distance in 2min. 8sec. The record for Australia, 2min. 2sec, is still held by Parsons. Martin has challenged Mogson and Payne to race fifty miles, the conditions being that Martin goes the full distance, but en oh of the other competitors to race only half the distance, one being relieved by the other after completing twonty-five miles. The half-mile flying stait record haa boen lowered by Parsons. Zimmerman, the previous holder, com plotod it in oSsec, but Parsons has succeeded in covering' the dista...
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY. St. James' Conference, Forest Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY. ? + ? St. James' Conference, Forest Lodge. On Sunday evening, the 15th inst., at the usual meeting of the Sacred Heart Society (Men's Branch), the Conference of St. James was consecrated to the Sacred Heart, by whieh means all the works of the members are placed under the special protection of the Sacred Heart. The members of St. Vincent de Paul occupied special seats in front of the Sacred Heart altar (which was beautifully decorated and lighted for the occasion), whilst the members of the Sacred Heart Society who were not menioers or or. Vincent ae rams occupied the centre benches. Special music was rendered by the choir, under the conductor ship oi: Mr. J. O'Neil, with Miss Eserenstedder at the organ. After the sermon Miss Josephine Quilty gave a finished rendering of Lazi's ' Ave Maria.' At the Benediction W. C. Eitzpatrick sang Weiss' ' 0 Salutaris.' The Litany fol lowed, at the conclusion of whieh the members of St. James' Conference approached the...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
FOOTBALL. Tins PvAndwiok Club. — The annual meeting of the Rand wick Football Club was held last week, Mr. G. Kiss occupying the chair. Last year ten matches wero played iu the senior grade competition, of which eight were won, one lost, and one drawn. The following are llr1 office-bearers for the coming season : — Presi- dent, Mr. R. Richards ; vice-presidents, Messrs. L. Thompson, F. Webster, Burke, Superintendent Webb, G. Kiss T. F. Kins, J. MoMahon, sen., 0. E. Rayuer, A. Kidman, W. T. Macpheraon, G. Tatham, J. Lord, Penny, R. D. Bra-oh, H. Francis, A. 33. Sefton, and the Rev. Father Tiorney ; hon. treasurer, Mr. Allan ' Scott; hon. secretary, Mr. T. Hubert Finn; general ' uumnuiit'o, messis. u. nxcivjuuon, xxazeixiUfSu, iJuggan, Parish, J. Eraser, 0. Winn, and Hadwin; captain, Mr. J. MoMahon; vice-captain, Mr. Allan Scott; ? selection committee, Messrs. Gallaway, J. McMahon, and Whitesido ; delegates to the union, Messrs. A. E. ' Seftou and T. H. Finn. Ten new members were elec...
SACRED CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
SACRED CONCERT. A concert in aid of St. Francis' Parochial Fund was given in St. Francis' Church, Haymarket, on Wednesday evening. Tlio programme consisted of Rossini's ' Stabat Mater ' and some miscellaneous selections. The performance was oxcollent, reflecting much credit on all who wore accountable for it. The ladies who sang solos or duets in the ' Stabat Mater' wore Mrs. Wormald, Madame Potchotsch and Miss Millie Wynn, each of whom did her part admirably. In the quartet, ' Sancta Mater/' Mrs. Felton and Miss Tigho sang with Messrs. Shannon and .Toffcott, all four acquitting thoinsolvos well. Mr. Porcy Shannon sang* with iino effect tho fconor air ' Cuius Anmiam.' and Mr. ,T. T. Donovan was heard to advantage in the bass air, ' Pro Poccatis.' The chorus singing throughout tho night was ])ar ticularly good. If it is necessary to single out any of its divisions for special praise, the 'Kyrio' from Haydn's Imperial Mass, sung as fcho closing number, may be selected. Tho ensemble si...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
CEICKET. Saturday's cricket was not of an interesting nature ; on the whole, the scores were small, and the attendance decidedly sparse. The Burwood- North Sydney match was continued on the former's ground. Burwood, in their first innings, made 119. North Sydney continued their innings, and put up a total of 260 runs, 0. Deaae and I-I. Deane contributing 39 each, and A. Hopkins 57. L. T. Cobcroft and L. Poidevin each secured a century on Saturd iy for the Glebe in the match against Waverley. The former was run out for 137, and Poidevin was not out, his score of 120 including 15 boundary hits and a leg hit for 5. The G-lebe altogether knocked up 381, and the Waverley team was one wicicet tor zu wnen stumps were drawn. Parliament a my Cricket Match.— The members of the Victorian Parliamentary cricket team arrived from Melbourne last week, and were welcomed on arrival in Sydney by several members of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. The Victorian team consists of the Hon. W. Oo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 28 March 1896
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