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THE GOOD SAMARITAN NUN. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
THE GOOD SAMARITAN NUN. TJie following verses have been sent us with a request for their insertion. Australia's holy daughters join To form a noble band, With threefold deeds of charity To bless this Southern Land. With souls expansive like their home, Broad, manifold their aim ; The sick to nurse, the youn^ to teach, The erring to reclaim. In mercy's noble souled array, We see her lead the Van ; The first to help, the last to stay, The good Samaritan. She leads to God's safe fold once more Poor Sheep astray in Sin ; And, Christ-like, sighs from day to day More erring ones to win. Herself, as pure as crystal snow That falls from Heaven above, She looks upon the magdalen Not with contempt, but love. The smoking flax she quencheth not, The bruised reed neither breaks ; But the lowly, hopeless penitent, Unto her bosom takes. A noble work, the fallen one From evil ways to win ; But nobler still, to keep the Soul Forever free from sin. Behold her next, from day to day, Christ's little on...
OUR NEW GOVERNOR Arrival in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
OUR NEW GOVERNOR. Arrival in Sydney. On Thursday afternoon the new Governor of New South Wales, Lord Hampden, arrived in Sydney, and was accorded a right loyal recep tion. Arrangements for decorating the streets and the entrance to Government House were completed early in the week, and by Thursday morning the streets along which His Excellency was to pass were gaily decorated. The stone pillars and the gates at Government House were completely hidden by palms, flowers, ever greens, and bunting. Venetian masts hod also been erected, the upper portions decorated with yellow and white ribbons, and the lower with cardinal and dark blue, the latter being His Excellency's colours. The facade of the Colonial Secretary's Office and of the Treasury were adorned with wreaths and multi-coloured flags.
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL, WATERLOO. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL, WATERLOO. ? ^ ? On last Sunday afternoon a meeting was held in the schoolroom to further consider a pro posal made at a previous meeting of the parishioners, to hold a garden fete with a view to helping the parochial debt fund. The Eev. J. Collins, who presided, was supported by Eev. P. Briody and Mr. M. J. Madden, who kindly took the responsibility or secretary to the meeting. After a full discussion of the various points of importance, it was finally decided to hold a select garden party at Sir Joseph Banks' Grounds, Botany, on Saturday afternoon, December 7. The price of admission is generally the difficulty in all such popular entertaiments, but it was happily settled by an almost unanimous vote, in this instance, that the price be 5s. and 3s. for double and single tickets respectively. Several donations towards expenses were received or promised at the meeting, and Mesdames JSTavin and Pugsley were appointed joint hon. treasurers, and Mes dames Dacey and...
ST. MAGDALEN'S RETREAT, TEMPE. Vice-Regal Visit. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
ST. MAGDALEN'S RETREAT, TEMPE. Vice- Regal Visit. Last Mday week the grounds of St. Magdalen's Eetreat, Tempe, presented an animated appearance, the occasion being a visit by Lady Darley to the institution. In addition to a number of ladies who took part in the organisation of a recent ball in aid of the institution, and some local visitors, there were amongst those present — Lady Windeyer and Miss Windeyer, Mrs. Frank Butler, Mrs. Aitchison, Mrs. Curnow, Mrs. Massey, Mrs. Murray, Mrs. Lyne, Mrs. Eeid, Mrs. Weston, Mrs. Prendergast, Mrs. M. Harris, the Misses Bridge, Mrs. Montague, Mrs. Plunket, Sir William P. and Lady Manning, Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Ashton, Mrs. Archie Ashdown, Mrs. Becret, Mrs. Bigg, Mrs. Maxwell, Miss King, Dr. and Mrs. Maguire, and the Very Eev. Monsignor O'Brien, Very Eev. Dean Beechinor, Very Eev. J. Ryan, S.J., Eev. 0. Conway, Eev. Pather Patrick, Eev. E. O'Brien, and others. Lady Darley was received at the Eetreat by Rev. Mother Gertrude, and was conducted over t...
The Funeral. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
The Funeral. Shortly before 2 o'clock the last prayers were said over the body in the Cathedral, and the coffin was borne out to the hearse. A few minutes later the procession moved off in the following order : — The band of the. Hibernian A.C.B. Society, the employees of the firm, members of the H. A.C.B. Society and Irish Foresters, the Standard Brewery Fire Brigade (in uniform), bowling represen tatives, other friends walking, hearse, mourn ing coaches, and other vehicles. Amongst those following the hearse were : — Messrs. John T. Toohey, jun., James Toohey, Phillip Toohey and Gregory Toohey (sons of the deceased), Mr. J. T. Toohey, M.L.C., Father Gartlan (Riverview), Father Conway (St. Francis), Father Walshe (St. Mary's Cathe dral), Father Kirby (St. Mary's, Concord), Father James Mahony, Father Zazbek (Maronite Missionary), Rev. B. Sheridan, Rev. P. M'Intyre, Rev. P. O'Reilly, Rev. Father Martin, Rev. Father Campion, Rev. Father Power, Captain W. J. Ferris, Mr. A. H. Ferris, ...
CATHOLIC. Office and Requiem for Mr. James Toohey. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
CATHOLIC. Office and Requiem for Mr. James Toohey. On last Saturday morning an Office and Solemn Requiem Mass were held in St. Mary's Cathedral for the repose of the soul of the late Mr. James Toohey. There was a large congregation present, testifying to the esteem in which Mr. Toohey was held by his fellow citizens. Punctually at 10 o'clock the procession of Priests, Bishops and Arch bishops, headed bv his Eminence the Car dinal, filed on to the sanctuary. Amongst those present were Archbishops Carr, of Melbourne, and O'Reilly, of Port Augusta, Bishops Murray (Maitland), Torreggiani (Armidale), Dunne (Wilcannia), Reville (Sandhurst, Vic), Byrne (Bathurst), Higgins (Sydney), Doyle (Grafton), Monsignor O'Brien, Very Rev. Dr. Carroll, V.G., Arch priest Sheehy, Dean Healy, and a large num ber of priests. The Cardinal occupied a seat upon the throne. Monsignor O'Brien, Rector of St. John's College, was the cele brant of Mass, Fathers Long and Kirby as Deacon and sub-Deacon, Fathers Phel...
St. Patrick's College, Manly. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
St. Patrick's College, Manly. At the breaking up for the Christmas vaca tion of St. Patrick's College, Manly, the dis tribution of prizes took place, the following being the principal prize-winners : — Sacred Scripture, James Ryan ; dogmatic theology, Ryan, Marterson, Fleming, and Brodie ; moral history, Ryan, Fleming, Brodie, and Boker ; sacred history, Ryan, Brodie, and Meagher ; sacred liturgy, Ryan and Brodie ; mental and moral philosophy, Hogan, Egan, and Stoke. Prizes were also awarded in the Latin and Greek classics, French, Italian, English, higher, intermediate, and junior mathematics, physics, and astronomy. The students left the college this year a month earlier than usual on account of the visit of the bishops and dignitaries who are taking part in the Plenary Council. On next Sunday afternoon the new Catholic church at Ashfield will be solemnly opened and blessed by His Eminence the Cardinal. A number of the prelates attending the Plenary Synod has promised to be presen...
Mrs. John Meagher. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
Mrs. John Meagher. On last Tuesday, in the Cathedral, Bathurst, there was an Office and Requiem Mass for the late Mrs. Meagher, wife of John Meagher, Esq., J.P., Bathurst. The^ im mense crowds, composed of all denominations, that filled the Cathedral testified to the esteem in which the deceased was held. The funeral procession was over a quarter of a mile in length. Her loss will be deeply felt by the poor of Bathurst, and every existing good work in the district will mourn a most zealous supporter. In unostentatious charity, and in fervent Catholicity she rivalled even her admirable husband. We beg to tender . to her bereaved family and numerous friends our deepest sympathy. May she rest in peace.
A Talented Australian. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
A Talented Australian. At the examinations recently held in Sydney, in instrumental music, Miss May Mitchell, daughter of our popular and highly esteemed citizen, Mr. T. Mitchell, of Cleve land-street, passed with honors in the Senior Division. In the same division for reading music at sight,, she was also one of the few competitors that succeeded in scoring honors. We congratulate her on her success and wish that it may prove but the prelude .to still higher achievement in the wonder-land of harmony and magic combination of sweetest tones.
Our Schools. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
Our Schools. At the Civil Service Examinations held in the University on the 4th of November, the following were the successful candidates from the Catholic schools : — St. Mary's Girls' School.— Kate Arnott, Mary Baker, Maggie Blackin, Nellie Cloran, Julia Galbert, Florrie Fenton, Mary Kelly, Ellen Lavery, Mary Lavery, Bella Mulheron, Teresa O'Connor, Lucy O'Houghlin, Minnie Regan, Florrie Whitehair. St. James', Forest Lodge. — Elsie Collins, Eliza Cook, Mary Quinn. , Convent of Mercy, Surry Hills.— Mary Flanagan, Nellie Lilley. Marist Brothers' School, North Sydney. — L. G. Markey, W. J. Smyth, Christian Brothers' School, Lewisham.— W. F. Cannon. Sacred Heart School.— J. P. Flattery. St. Brigid's, Marrickville.— F. F. Foster. St. Vincent's, Redfern.— M. Shiel. Of the 41 successful candidates, 25 were from the Catholic schools, and of these 14 are pupils of St. Mary's Cathedral Girls' School. In primary education St. Mary's is out-distancing all competition.
NOTES AND COMMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
NOTES AND COMMENTS. ? ^. ? Lord Byron, in a fine fit of frenzy, apos trophising the sea, gave us the well-known line — Roll on, them deep and dark blue ocean — roll ! With the regularity of the waves of the ocean, and with, its never-ending continuity of duration, the series of Armenian horrors and Turkish crimes is weekly dashing against the confines of civilization, and excites no one to poetry or even to decent prose. The weekly budget of Turkish savagery and cold blooded cruelty affords light, interesting occupation to European officialdom, and gives a new air of solemnity and pomposity to the large army enlisted in the service of diplomacy. In this light, and viewing him as a public benefactor, the Turk ought to be supported and encouraged. His latest official pronouncement as regards the Govern ment of his wide dominions, and his millions of piteous slaves, is consoling and reassuring in the extreme. He will commence, he says, to carry out some delicate reforms as soon as perf...
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED. , . ? _. ,.,.. , ^^ . n i. . - . I,, We liavo rocoived from Mi.1. Charles I. Harris, tho well-known dentist of Sb. Jamoa' Chambers, King street, a copy oF his ad.11riral.1iy got- up trontiso deal irig1 with tho character and treatment of. teeth. Some mombors of tho dental profession, wo fear, are apt to under-estimato tho value oF their patient's natural tooth, find-show a desire to put others — moro showy, porhaps, but less real — in thoir place. This is clearly not Mr. Harris' method, as in tho book in question ho carefully points out that m his practice lie never uselessly ox tracts a tooth or a stump if nature will permit of the saving of it. This is a great point, and one well worth tho attention of suffering readers. By moans of now methods, Mr. Harris is onablod to fix artistically-made tooth with out the employment of plates. Tho system, ho says, is perfectly free from dangers and discomforts, and is cleanliness itself. Mr. .Harris bestows considerable...
THE LATE M. PASTEUR. WHY INTERMENT IN THE PANTHEON WAS DECLINED. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
THE LATE M. PASTEUR. WHY INTERMENT IN THE PAN THEON WAS DECLINED. The Times Paris correspondent writes :— 'Mdme. Pasteur — that is to say, the Pasteur family, for they have always been admirably united — refused to allow an interment in the Pantheon, where the Republic has created a Valhalla, and where Carnot already rests by the side of Victor Hugo. The family, how ever, had several reasons for objecting to the Pantheon. The one which has been assigned is among these, but is not the chief. M. Pasteur, it is true, had an actual love for his institute. He was a man of singular sim plicity and frugality. Material considera tions never entered his head. Merely by his theory of ferments, which lias enriched those brewers throughout the world who first adopted it and exported ' Pasteurised ' beer, M. Pasteur might have made a large fortune. He did not derive the slightest profit from it, and while those brewers who adopted it were distancing all their competitors, M. Pasteur was carrying...
THE PLENARY COUNCIL. CEREMONY AT ST. MART'S. A GORGEOUS PAGEANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
THE PLENARY COUNCIL. CEREMONY AT ST. MARY'S. A GORGEOUS PAGEANT. Bexond doubt, one of the grandest sights ever witnessed in Sydney was the ceremony con nected with the first public session of the Plenary Synod, at St. Mary's Cathedral, on last Sunday morning. From early morning the church was thronged with people, and long before half-past 10, the hour of! commencing, every available spot in the large building was densely packed. An immense crowd filled College-street to witness the procession enter ing from the Presbytery grounds into the sacred edifice. The interior of the church was most beautifully decorated, flowers and plants in wondrous variety adding to the loveliness of the scene. At 10 o'clock all those entitledt o participate in the procession met in the presbytery, and half an hour later, as the Cathedral bells rang out, the procession started from the verandah and passed out into College-street, and through the main door of the Cathedral. It was, in deed a grand spectac...
CONFUSION. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
CONFUSION. It would be impossible to discover the opinion of an}'- single public man in New South Wales on the Assessment Bill. We except, of course, Mr. John M'Eliione, who is opposed to the Land Tax of any kind, with or without exemptions in any shape or form. All the rest, within or without the Council or the Assembly, present a medley of contra diction and of inextricable confusion. None of them for two weeks seems to defend his action on the same line of argument. The strongest members of the Council, during the last election, and after it, denounced, in the most vigorous terms, a Land Tax under any conditions. It was iniquitous, unjust, socialistic ; would be ruinous to the best in terests of the country ; would cost more in collection than it could possibly return to the Treasury; would hinder settlement on the land, etc. Seeing the force of some of these objections, Mr. Risid determined to cling to the exemption clauses in the Bill, and so to cut the ground from under the fe...
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. The Sydney Wool-selling Brokers' Associa tion report that wool sales were held yesterday at the Wool Exchange, Macquarie Place, when the quantity catalogued totalled 9981 bales, and the sales amounted to 9655 bales, as under : — Harrison, Jones and Devlin, Limited, offered 5909 bales, and sold 5291 at auction and 547 privately ; Pastoral Finance Association, Limi ted, offered 4072, and sold 3446 at auction and 371 privately. Large catalogues, including a splendid selec tion of superior wools, were submitted to buyers on Tuesday. Nearly every district in the coiony was fully represented. Buyers showed their appreciation of the wools offered by attending in unusual numbers on the sampling floors and in the Wool Exchange. Competition was, throughout the sale, of the briskest character, rising occasionally to an excited pitch when the best wools were offered. Excellent clearances of medium to good wools were effected at firm rates, while even for hurry and faulty sort...
COMMERCIAL. CANADIAN WHEAT FOR SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 23 November 1895
COMMERCIAL ? ._^ CANADIAN WHEAT FOR SYDNEY. The steamer Kalnchili is expected to leave San Erancisco for Sydney in the course of a few days with a shipment of Calif ornian wheat. The agents, Messrs. J. J. Falk and Co., have also been advised that the German four-masted barque OhrUtine will sail i'roin 'Frisco either at the end of November or early in December for this port with a cargo of 3000 tons of wheat. Wednesday Evening. No marked improvement can be recorded in the import market for the week. Prices have not altered, and demands have been of a limited character. At yesterday's tea sale half the catalogues were cleared at not very encourag ing prices. The demand for flour has been fair at current quotations. Good business has been done in dried fruits. Salmon is in brisk de mand, and inquiries have been made for red Alaska. For the coming season 60,000 cases of salmon have been purchased. In the bread stuffs' market nothing fresh has transpired. Large shipments from the other c...