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WANT'S AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
WANT'S AWAY. Two thousand a year is a pretty fair screw, I'd jumpi at the samo iu a moment, would yon ? And so did the party who draws it, they say, Who ' draws it ' by proxy and mizzled away, Who festively ' fixed it ' and fizzled away ! Though robust and hearty, long deemed' by ms toes, They heard with regret of his ills and his woes, His woss and hi8 ills, which aro cured, by the way, Through a plentiful portion of travel and pay, But despite of said cure, Jack 'Want stays away. ' The Invalid Bloke ' has a good time enjoyed By pleasure of divers desoription, decoyed From the duties of Lawyer-in-Chief, but his pay Still ohoerfully mizzles and frizzles away, Falls due as boforo, though Jack Want stays away. 'Tis a blessing, of course, that there's ' oof' within call, Or the 'Man at the Isles' mightn't get it at all, And he'd find on return that it wasn't O.K. With the health-seeking servant who Bcooted away. Oh, lucky indeed for suoh peoplo, eay I That the folks of hiB country are ...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
ITEMS OF INTEREST. There are 75 doctors to every 100,000 per JOns in London. Express trains pass eaoh other at a velooity Bf 90yds a second. Horseshoes are now made of cowhide instead of iron in some parts. Ice cream, as retailed in the street, is sold at a profit of 800 per cent. Three hundred and ton miles have been flown by a bird in 7h 34min. The Oriental Butchering Co., 11 Market street, for the primest meat in the oity.* It is calculated that in less than fifty years China will cease to export tea. Look at our prices : Grilled rumpsteak or chops, mashed potatoes, bread, butter, and tea, 6d. John Bull Catering Co., 72 King-st.* The Wizard of Woollahra,' . a most in teresting articlo, will be found on page 2. Snails are collected on the Kentish pastures every year in large quantities and despatched to Paris. Try J. Boyle and Co. for the be3t corned beef. 11 Market-street.* In the military schools of Germany French tip being dropped from the course of instruo ion and English subs...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
ll]-eiatlli. MACPHERSON — March 2, at the Barley Mow Hotel, Park-street, Sydney, EDITH, beloved wile of William Mucpherson, in her 29th year. BKJ4N NAN. — On March J, 1895, at Karrabri, N.s.VV., John Thomas, eldost son of Peter J. Breunan, of Leichnardt, in his 24th year. WEBaTElt. — March 1, nt Prince Alfred Hopital, from i-etanus, John Webster, brother of Alder man Webster, of Petersham, aged 17 years. ? Funerals. THE FRIENDS of Mr. WILLIAM MA CP HE R fciON are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of his late be.oved WIFE, to move from his resi dence, the Barley Mow Hotel, Castiereagli aud Park Streets, THIS (SUNDAY) AFTERNOON, at 2.30, for the Waverley Cemetery. W. STEWART, Undertaker, lua Bathurst-street. Telephone 1544. rnHE FRIENDS of Mr. WILLIAM MACPHER '1 SON are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved WIFE, to move from his residence, Barley Mow Hotel, Castlereagh aud Park streets, 1'HIci AFTERNOON, at 2.30, for tho Waverley Cemetery. ' I THE FRIEN OS of Mr...
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [The Editor dees not hold himself responsible j for the opinions expressed by correspondents.3 How Vessels Capsize. — ' Common Sense,' referring to the reoent capsizing of the ketch Candidate at Port Macquarie and the Iobs of her crew, attributes the disaster to the fact of the vessel being built to dispense with ballast, and having no shifting boards, and considers that this class of vessels ore not safe or seaworthy. Departmental Delay. — 'A Subscriber' complains of the delay which takeB place in announcing the successful tenderer for supply of provisions to Government institutions, which, though tenders closed on February 12, is not made known till late in March, not withstanding the contract commences from April 1. ? Patent Poisons. — 'Pro Bono Publico'' urges the necessity of legislation in connec tion with the sale of patent medioines, which he maintains should be regnlated by law, and J that before being allowed to retail same the p...
DISAPPOINTED BURGLARS. They Curry Off a Moneyless Safe [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
DISAPPOINTED BURGLARS. They Carry Off a Moneyless Safe* Burglaes entered the premises of Mr. Kir ton, wood and coal merchant, Garden-Btreet, Alexandria, on Friday night, and carried off a safe, weighing about 2241b. in a cart. The latter was tho property of Mr. Bolger, frniterer, 32 Erskine-streot. The vehicle was left on an unoccupied sootion adjoining Bolger's, and tho burglars provided a horse for it. Tho building was enterod by boring tho office door with a jemmy. The Bafe, whioh oontained no cash, was found broken open at Kensington yesterday morning, the books and papers being strewn about. Tbo cart, with tho whoels off, but lying alongside, was later on discovered near tho Zoo,
SOCIAL ITEMS ENGAGEMENTS. MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
wm f m P[M' ENGAGEMENTS. March. 4 — Walton s weekly assembly, at burreyville. 5 — Prinzle and Miller's Assembly, Leigh House. 6 — Leigh House, Hughes' nud Smithers' Assembly. 6 — Chemists Assistants' Association Supper and Musical'Eveuing-, Cafe Fraucais. 8 — Balmain Rowing Club Concert aud Social. 9 — Mr. Chas. Marshall's fashionable Saturday afternoon assembly, Leigh House, 3 to 5.30. 14 — Cinderella Dance, Glebe Town Hall. 14 — Miss Herbert7 a Cinderella Dance, Glebe Town Hall.* 15 — Excelsior Ball, Leichhardt Town Hall. 18 — St. Anne's Orphanage Charity Social, Padding ton Town Hall. Mr. Charles Marshall's first Saturday afternoon weekly assembly of the preeent season was held yesterday afternoon at Leigh House. The first annual ball of the Paadington Cricket Club (now leading in the Electorate premiership competition) is announced for Friday, April 5, iu the Paddingtou Town Hall. The Balmain Rowing Club will hold a con cert and social in conjunction with presenta tion of prizes...
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. The ' Parliamentary Companion,' brought up to date under the direotion of tbo Prinoipal Under-Secretary, is to hand from Mr. Crichett Walker. It is a particularly handy little volume. ' The Fiscal Superstition ' (E. W. Cole and Co., Syduey branch), by Max Hirscb, is a well-written work in favor of Freetrade. Mr. Hirsoh is Viotoria's prinoipal champion of thai form of fiscal faith. From the same publishers we have to hand ! ' Cole's Handbook of Gymnastics, ' which j furnishes training advice to athletes.
CUSTOMS RETURNS. CUSTOM HOUSE, Saturday, Noon. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
CUSTOMS RETURNS. Custom House, Saturday, Noon. ihe following ih a return of the duties col lected at H.M. Customs, Sydney, for the week ended at noon yesterday : — Monday, February 25 ... ... . ^£9 958 Tuesday, „ 26 ? 10,360 Wednesday, ,, 27 ? 6 038 Thursday, ,, 28 ? 4*287 Friday, Maroh 1 ? 7^288 Saturday „ 2 ? s'388 Total ? .£41.319 Receipts for week ended 23/2/'95 36,242 Increase ? .£5,077 The following is a comparative return of the Customs receipts for mouths of Januarv and February in 1891 and 1895 resnec tively : — 1894. 1895. January ? jfil66,151 .£168, 334 February ? 156.236 102,278 Totals ... .£322,387 .£330,612 Increase for 1895 ? .£8,225
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
LADlliS! ALWAYS buy -where you can get the best value for your money. NEVER fail to make this tbe first consideration. Do you appreciate really Good TEA ? Then don't FORGET that your taste can be gratified by the well-known Family Grocers. WILLIAMS and GIBBONS, of 72 OXFORD-STREET, who will sell yon a TEA at la per lb that cannot be surpassed in Australia. THIS is their own SPECIAL BLEND, and is admitted by good judges to be of really excellent quality. Choice Brands of China, Ceylon, and Indian Teas also in stock. Parcels delivered Free in town or suburbs, or to any Station or Port in N.S.W. A j FACT j worth remembering. Price lists on application.
HEBE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
HEEE AND THERE. There are 16,000 empty nouses in Mai bourne. The next troublesome strike will be at Hudson's ironworks, Clyde. Only in one test match out of fiva has Stoddart won the toss. Mr. Russell's forecast for to-day : Fine, with light winds on the coast. 'Women's Views' and 'Popular Dis cussion ' on page 3 this issue. Rookwood Council still takes the muni cipal cake for disorderly conduot. All Sydney in Melbourne. Races and test match. Still, ' times are bad, yon know.' Tho construction of a railway to Wyalong would find legitimate work for the unem ployed. *' Ye manna whustle on the Sabbath ' or keep any of the ' deil's picture books ' in your houBe in Glasgow. One man steals a pineapple and geto six months — another kills a fellow-convict and gets twelve. Both in N.S.W. ' I'll call you a liar ' may not ba 'you are a liar,' but outside the House most people take it that way. A juryman's lot in future will be a happy one — hot meals and spring mat trasses, and pickles of the ...
FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
FIRES. At 9.10 last night a fire ooourred in a house oooupied by Mr. Cornelius Mahanan, butcher, Burwood-road, Burwood. Tbe premises, con structed of wood with iron roof, were used aa shop and dwelling and owned by Mr. W. Dean. Tha fire waa caused by a curtain coming in contact with a gas jet. Tho Burwood Volunteer Brigade extinguished the flames. The bedding and back room on the ground flqor were damaged, and the rest of tho contents by hoat and water. Aahfield and M.F.B. No. 4 Brigades were aloo in atten dance. Tho insurance is unknown. A firo, oaused by children playing with raatones, but extinguished by the occupants with a tow buokpts of water, broke ? out at 8,53 Jast night at Mr. W. Guise, obemist, Miller-street, North Sydnoy. The contents were insured for .£500 in the London, Liver pool and Globe, and the building for ,£9S0. Tbo damage was confined to the back bedroom of first floor, used as a storeroom.
IT WAS A SPOOK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
IT WAS A SPOOK. It was a spook, a real spook, that Bat beside ? my bed, While all my bright and auburn looks rose stiff upon my head. It Idas, it was a spirit thing, and this ia what it said : ' Boware bold man of catohing cold, beware of foes' designs, Bo warned in time of jamborees and patent medioinos, Look out for pavement orange rind and falling brioks and signs. Take care to dodge those cable trams when King-street way you go, Don't put your trust in Reid or Parkea, or G. R. Dibbs and Co., Don't get a mission to tbo world or it will bring you woe. Please Mister Spook, I meekly oried, relieved at onoe from fear, And on the itch to have a yarn, impelled by motives queer, Canst tell me when the Land Bill will have passed both Houses clear. 'Nay, ask me not,' he madly oried, 'the question is uot well, They could not answer iip above, nor could they down — (below). And how am I, an humble spook, anoh un known things to know P 'Canst tell mo when the Upper House wjll get 'the blesse...
OUR TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
OUR TELEPHONE. Hello, Exchange ; can you give ub Prinoe Joseph of Battenberg P Yes, oertainly; just got him at Parliament House. Ia that your Highneaa? We should like to know what you think ? Of zee beautiful Harbor? Aob, himmel, it is splendid, noarly bo good aa if itvoa made in Sharmany. Yes, thanks; but it wasn't that we were thinking of at the time. We were about to ask your opinion of ? ? J. E. Nolan's Oaves, eh ? They are truly grand, and your Hawkesbury reminds mo all the time of the Rhine. Yea ; only wants a watoh on it to complete the resemblance, no doubt, but we wanted your ideas on our publio men — in striot con fidence, of course. Oh, certainly your knights are oharming. I have been just conversing with Sir Joseph and Sir Henry, namesakes, by the way, of myself and my illustrious brother, ao I naturally felt interested. And wo suppose you had ginger wine with the former? Oh, ah ; but I thought you oallod it fizz in Australia. I'm not well up in what you oall slang, you ...
HOSPITAL CASES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
HOSPITAL CASES. WiLiiiAH M'Gee, 10 years, Kving at 24 North* street. Leichhardt, was taken to Sydnoy Hos pital by Constable . Cork, ' of No. 2 Station, yesterday, snfforing from a scalp wound, lacerated foot, and shook. He was rim over bv a cart, and was admitted for treatment bv Dr. Binnio. ? Fred : Williams, 22, laborer, living at 12 Steam Mill-otraot. was treated for threo scalp wounds. He said he had beon assaulted by larrikins. Jno, Dunn, 80, living in Kent-atreet, wjia knocked down by a cablo tram at the corner of King and Georgo streets, and. taken to the Hospital by a transit commissioner. He re ceived a scalp wound, and was admitted.
THE WORLD OF Sport INTERNATIONAL CRICKET CONTEST AT MELBOURNE. The Newmarket Won by an Outsider. CARNAGE TO THE FRONT AGAIN. The Sailing Season. Cricket in Sydney and Adelaide The Intercolonial Eight-Bowls-Rowing. And General Sporting Items. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
[?] INTERNATIONAL CRICKET CONTEST AT MELBOURNE. The Newmarket Won by an Outsider. CAKNAGE TO TflE JFEOffT AGAIN. The Sailing Season.* Cricket in Sydney and Adelaide — The \ Intercolonial Eight — Bowls — Rowing. And General Sporting Items. YESTERDAY'S STARTING PRICES. AT FLEMINGTON. Waterfia.ll, 2 to 1 Preston, 5 to 1 Laun'ireBS, 50 to 1 Creirie d'Or, 7 to 1 Carnage, 10 to 1 Steadfast, 6 to 1. AT MOOREFIELD. J nvenile, 7 to 1 ^vVaratah, 6 to 1 Crystalline, 3 to 1 Glendennon, 7 to 1 The Markee, 5 to 2 Oddfellow II., 8 to 1. If you want to make money follow ' The 'Captain's ' tips in the Bird o' Freedom. Entries close to-morrow (Monday) for the 100yds Professional Handicap to be held on the Carrington Grounds on Friday next. The right to Randwick St. Leger Reserve during the currency of the A.J.C. March Race Meeting will be sold at Kiss' Bazaar to-morrow. The next Lillie Bridge Novice Handicap will be run on Saturday night, March 9, for which entries will close next Wednesday night at ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
AARON'S EXCHANGE HOTEL 00. (LIMITED), GRESHAM-STREET, SYDNEY. Extensive Improvements have been effected in the Culinary Department and Table Appointments of the Hotel, and the Tariff has been revised and Reduced. The Hotel Accommodation is of the most comfortable character, and Rooms may be engaged by the week on very easy terms with or without Board. Only tha very Best 'Wines, Spirits, and Provisions aro kept. W. W. AIKEN, Manager. BEST VALUE IN N.S.W. 716 GEOfittE-ST., HAYMABKiSI
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 March 1895
A SPECIAL NOTICE TO CYCLISTS, TENNIS PLAYERS, SPORTSMEN, &C. Speoial attention is called to CELLULAR GARMENTS whioh have been speoially designed to meet the wants of Cyclists, Tennis Players, Boating Men, Crioketers, Golfers and others who indulge in any kind of Athletios. Athletes often exert themselves, and, therefore, PERSPIRE GitJSATLY. When ordinary clothing is used, the perspiration, remaiuing on the skin ou cessation of the exercise, gives rise to that COLD CHILLY SENSATION, which, besides being unpleasant, often forma the prelude to SERIOUS ILLNESS. By adopting CELLULAH UNDERCLOTHING the wearer will find this danger either absent altogether or'reduoed to a minimum. In like manner the Sportsman or Horseman may, by wearing these garments, go through a long day's s port without experiencing the diaoomfort inoident to the uae of ordinary underwear or olosely-meshed garments. CELLULAR CRICKET and TENNIS SHIRTS, CYCLISTS, and BOATING SHIBTS, PYJAMAS, DEESS SHIRTS, and ALL ...