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EMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 15 January 1886
EMIGRATION. The returns for the ten months ending October 31'show a marked falling'off in the number of emigrants from theUnited Kingdom to the various colonies and America as compared with the number during the came months of last year (says the Home Ntews). The difference amounts to 84,000, and in the face of an unexampled period.of commercial depression at home, it seems at first difficult to account forthe decreased number of emigrants. Roughly speaking, the number of emigrants has annually amounted to upwards of 230,1000, whilst often this total has been exceeded. But it is in the conditioin of the colonies, rather than in that of the mother country, that a satisfactory explanation is to be found. The depression of trade feltin the United Kingdom exists in an almost greater degree in the colonies them selves. Those who have failed at home through want of energy and strength of will, are beginning to find that the same qualities which might ensure success at home are wanted also...
THE CABIN BOY. A STORY OF THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 15 January 1886
THE CABIN BOY. A STORY OF THB SEA. On my way across the Sound I fell in with two old sea-captains-John Streeter and Asa Morton-with whom I had some slight acquaintance. Streeter was about three score, and had followed the sea `during most of his life. Morton was con siderably younger, but still a seaman of much experience.. The subject of the abolition of flogging our navy came up in course of conversation, and Captain Morton expressed himself very decidedly in favour of keeping up that time honoured institution, the cat-o'-nine-tails. "I am not prepared to say," remarked Captain Streeter in feply, " that the con dition of our men-o'-wsars-men will be in every ease benefited by the abolition of flogging, though.I am sure that it might be so. I mean that the officers have it within their power to do awaywith nearly all kinds of punishment-that is, of course, for such offences as are usually punished on shipboard." "For my part," returned Morton, "I should not care to take command of ...
CHILDREN'S CORNER. THE HONEST OLD TOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 15 January 1886
CHILDREN'S CORNER. THILE RONEST OLD TOAD,. Oh, queer littl chap is the old toad, A funny old fellow is e; Living under the stone by the soide of the road, 'Neath the shade of the old willow tree. He is dressed all in brown, from his too to his crown, Save his vest, that is silvery white. He takes a long iap in the heat of the day And walks in the cool, dewy night. "Ramp, yaup," says the frog, from his home in the bog, But the toad he savo never a word, Ito tries to bo good, like the children who should Bo seeo, but never be heard. When winter draws near Mr. Toad goes tobed, And sleeps just as sound as a top. Bot when May blossoms follow soft April showers Hoe comres out with a skip, jump, and hop. Ile changes his dress only once I confess Evory spring; and his old worn-ont coat With trousers and waisttoat, he rolls in a ball, And stuffs the whole thing down his throat. "'K-rruk, k.rrk, " says the frog, from his home in the bog ; But thoeloadhe says never a word, He tries to be good,...
COUNTRY NEWS. NEWCASTLE, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 15 January 1886
COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) NEWCASTLE, THURSDAY. The Executive of the Newcastle Miners Union have resolved to wait upon the Minister of Mines to-morrow to point out the shameful manner in which the Mining Act is administered in the district. ARMIDALE, THURSDAY. &nbsp; Cardinal Moran left for Sydney by train this morning after a most successful visit to this diocese. The Quarter Sessions closed this morn- ing. Wm. M'Donald, for larceny, was sentenced to sixteen months; Chas Brothers, for assault upon a little girl, aged six, was sentenced to five years' penal servitude; Keifer, for sheep-stealing, was acquitted, as was also Wark, for cattle- stealing. BRAIDWOOD, TUESDAY. The members of the Literary Institute hold their annual meeting to-night to elect office-bearers for the ensuing year. TAREE, JAN. 14. An inquest was held on the bodies of the two girls who were drowned on Saturday last at Kendale, Camden Haven. The un- fortunate girls were daughters of Mr. P...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. The following notifications appeared in yesterday's Gazette : PunLIc HOLiATrs.-Wednesday next, 20th iristnnt, in the district of Moama. APrOINarENTS.-Mr. Edyoe Hyde Stobo, clerk in charge of the local land board osico, at Orange, to bo Crown lands agent at that place, in addition to his duties as clerk in charge; Mr. Marsham a'Beckett M'Carthy to he eighth clerk in the Colonial Secretory's de partment, vice Mr. T. W. Leahy, resigned. . QUARANTINE STATION.-Tho site for quarantine etation is declared "a public pur pose," within the meaning of the lUithscotion of the Land Act. ' TELEGRAPHIc AND TELEPHONIC.-A tel graph-oflice was opened on the llth inst: at Riverstone. Telegraphic messages between Narrobri and Narrabri Railway Station have been reduced from ls. to Gd. for ten words and under, the charge for every. additional word to remain as at present, viz., ld. CommuniL cation by telephone was established on the 8th inst., with Arncliffo, Kogarah and Hurst. vi'le....
COAL. II.—THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF COAL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
COAL. By W. IAvs~xIEU WILAMSB. II.--"THE DIFFERENT MINDS OF COAL. Those who are devoted to the study of words may like to know that the original signification of the word "coal" was dif ferent from that which is now accepted. In the third edition of the "Eneyclopxdia Britannica" (1797) the article on coal commences by telling us that "Coal, amongst chemists, signifies any substance containing oilwhich has been exposed to the fire in closed vessels, so that all its volatile principles are expelled, and that it can sustain a red heat without further decompiosition. Coal is commonly solid, black, very dry, and considerably hard. The specific character of perfect coal is its capacity of burning with access of air, while it becomes red hot and sparkles, sometimes with a sensible flame which gives little lighlt, with no smoke or soot capable of blackening white bodies." We are further told that "Coal can never be .formed but by the phllogiston of a body which has been in an oily state; he...
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA. The Accounts of the proceedings of the Geographical Society of Australasia, Nosw South Wales and Victorian Branchce, for the second session, April to Decembebr, 1884, have at length made their appear ance. They'tome from the ofice of the Government Plinter, and are gob up in a bandy volume of 2241 pp., exclusive of a nummber of nmaps, charts, and illustrations. Although the publication lhas been so long delayed, tho work is well worthy of having been waited for, containing as it does a series of most valuable papers on the sub jects which have formed topics of interest during the session. The paper of MIr. BII. C. De Lissa, on -'[British North Borneo," read at a meet ing of the Victorian Branch, is a clearly written account of his own experiences. - lr. Do Lissa tells us a great deal that we already know, and a little that is new to us, but the whole of *his work may be read over three or four times before the subject grows weary. Quoting from Bu...
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. INVERELL, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. (FRMo oUn OWN CORRESPONDENTS) INVERELL, Trms DAY. The public meeting of the farmersecon vened by the Mayor on Wednesday even ing to discuss tile question of erecting. markoet buildings was fairly attended and well represented by the business people; but poorly by the farmers. Mr. Bryden spoke at some length, urging the necessity of such buildings. He was followed by Mr. James Coggan. The meeting, on a resolution that the matter be left; entirely in the hands of the Council, terminated with.the usual vote of thanks. Seven hundred and twenty acres were conditionally applied for at the Land omice on Thonsday. The weather dull with slight showers. The municipal elections nomination day is fixed for the 2nd February. GOODOOGA, TIrs DAT. Rain has been threatening for the past few days, but only twenty points fell here yesterday. The weather here is now very close. At Currawildi twenty-eight points and at St. George ninety-five points fell. The rain was very light above ...
(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BALLINA, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
(FnoOn o0 OWN CO?UrEBPOnDENT.) BALLINA, T?m DAY. Thoro is a heavy seao in this port; a noutteast gnal hos boon blowiag for seovoral dys. Tho Tonmki hos boon bar-bound insido for throo days. She leovos to.doy. The Rlionnond onthrod by tbo now obhnnol this morning nshe han boon ontsido siuco Wednosday. Tho Queon of tho South grounded this morning ontoring. Thie Agnes, ech., ontorod snfo, nod tho Lady Franklin nob., groundod. Tho Alpha and Vintory?bsohrs.. ar outnido. Thn bar is bad, nnd tho drodgo is not yoi working. It is a groat pity that hotter oiorts aro not mado to improve tho bar.
LAST MOMENT [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
LAST MOMENT Soime sixty gentlemen connected with' thile saw-milling industry met at the Tcnm peranco ITIotel yesterday afternoon, for the purpose of taking into consideration the depressed and unsatisfactory 'sfate of the colonial lrd~eood timber trade, ard to form a Sawmill Proprietors' Association. At the commencement of the proceedings a resolution was passed establishing tlhe association, and appointing a committeo?r to draw up rules for its management. Messrs. Picketing, Kemp, Guy, Langley, Dickson, and Willis were appointed a deputation to wait upon the proper Mini staer with asuch suggestions as wore thought desirable in the interests of the trade, m?oro especially with a view to induce him 'to take steps to shut out foreign timber "'to a certain extent" from the New South Wales market: Tihe remainder of the meeting was passed in general discussion of the state of the trade, and the causes of the present depression in it. An ample supply of water was speedily forthcoming at t...
CLEARANCES.—JANUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
CLeAnhACEHS.-Jonoanv 10. Flora (s.), 1270 tons, Captain H. IBennison, for Iobart, via Edon, 4m p.m. Birkshgto (n), 1451, tons. Captlin C. J. Nightin gale, for Adoloido, via Mfollborne, 4 prm. Hanolngh (t.), 889 teos, Captain W. Sinclair, for Ilrinbano and Iochlounlptoen. The following panssengern bavo te.day for Ado ]aide and lllelboorno, icr lnirksgato :--ltdwame?o Groon, 8t'1Nab, Johnstono, i'snlooro, Dowaihan, _oastor, Thonnsoll, nlDrphoff, Greon- ;IiosoaLori don, lyons, tote, Hil, t11, yle (2), Easby, JMally (41, Fr~tl, L. iritty, E. Doggan;, Greon, (2), 27. ])aggan, Allisonl, Wobstor, Solo. moon, Richardsordn ;tsroos. E. WYollo. S. Emmanuol, J. Allen, W. Sourer, Ilirroll, Hitloy, lIogg, iar rinon, Crawford MNohI b (2), Lake, Holbuworth, Martin, fl,,euko, Hunt. Wurd, Hawrs, Christlan, Kennedy, Slmrnin, Solomon, Goddard, I. Em manuel, Stodhmm, Bridgeo, Tolltn, H. H. WVhlite hall, W. Wobstor, 7t'Nanarosr, Captaho Tryoll, ThrnJsoll, alnntor l?h?ab andh0 in the steerage. Tho followi...
MR. FROUDE'S NEW BOOK. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
MR. FROUDE'S NEW BOOK. (raOk OUR OWN COBtREtsONDENT.) MELBOURNE, Tins DAY. A cablegram received hero from London states that Froude, the well-known historian, who re cently visited Australia;. has published an account of his travels under the title of "Oeeaniecat" in the chapters. referring to Victoria and N.S.W., Mr. Froude speaks in very eulogistic terms of Sir Henry B. Loch, and of Mr. W. B. Dalley, who was Attorney-General and Acting Colonial Secretary of. N.S.W. at the time of Mr. Proudo's visit. He also refers in complimentary terms to the city of Adelaide.
DEPARTURE.—JANUARY 15. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
DEPALnTU REF~-J~ hnoonY 15. Contorioo, bqc., for London vin Now-castlo. 3ANOOOO- 10. Orient, R.. 0., tons, Captain IIowison, for London yin a olnourno trod Adoehido. L?Ied Will, Sqo., 800 too, Clptain IInthon for Shnnghai. 1taroo, 715 tona, Captain F. W.Morris, for lris. bonno. Bodondo, 715 tons, Captain N. J. Roult, for Bris·. Sbno nod nonto rn porta. Knatoombn, 489 tons, Captain 1. Arnstrong, for .Bristnno nod northorn ports.
SERIOUS FIRE AT BOURKE. BOURKE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
SERIOUS FIRE AT BOURUKE, DOUBKE, Turs DAr. Patrick Murray's store was burnt to the ground this morning. The fire started at 4 o'clock in the grocery department, and was first seen by theo.public watchman, who gave the alarm. A large crowd gathered. A Climax fire engine did great service; aesisting to save M'Laughlin's public-house. By half-past five the fire had gained complete mastery of the whole premises, About six, the roof fell in, and absolutoly nothing was saved from the main store. £200 worthl was saved from the back premises. A portion of the books were saved. The damage is roughly estimated at £14,000, and is believed to be covered by insurance. The fire is still smoulder ing, and should the wall fall in, may spread further yet. Luckily, there haso been no wind. By a telegram received by the Standard Fire and Marine Ilisurance Company hero, we find that tihe insurances ornKr.Patriek Murphy's store at Bourke, the account of the burning of which is given above, were as under...
SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
SHIPPING. High water, Sydnoy Cove, this day, 4.15 p.m. ARR IVATLS.-3a^ Nnar A I,. Cumbrian, tqa., 1053 tans, Calptain T 3. tRaming. taen, froa Livnrpool October 1. Nanon ]rotllor?, a 1Cnta. Ranecngh (s.), 836 tons, Captain SV. Sinclair, • amm Rockhampton, via por n. Pasosegersa: Intr. Osorornd, Nissos Ovrornd 12), Roc. Sir. Darluan, tlcssrs. Core, 11. Choppell, 1. P. Lauolars, S. Landeen, P. ohlio, MInaster lalrtan; and 18 in tics stcorago. A.S.N. Company, genots. JANIAnIIY 10. alurroy (n.), 217 tons, Captain D. Anthon, from lnnaiung livor. J. Sec ad. Co., agents.
TO-DAY'S EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
TO-DAY'S EVENTS, Lectanr--"Pri s usnder tho Empiro" ,econt hcctoro) ar.. . I. . Oclsaip, School o t Arts, 8, Y.M.O.A., serireo, 7.:10. floasid Bay AsOatoar Saiiaig UssoO. anucrs anud Clarriors, Saoelf.wtlr.To10.Nocks, S. AscUsnsIoTs. Than loynal, "Cinlerolal." Now Opero liouse'o, EQoo's Evilonce." Olysul' " r Goose ad lthl Eucluastodl. lInuty, 'ii.:O ndS. Acadcnamy ot lslc, Federal Minstrcls. Alhauslln\, "King Cockatoo.' Ilclmorc Park. Woodyrar's Cirons, 2 asd 5. Austmlian Waxworks, opaen rom Io n.m. till 01, .m. Snisersily, Organ Rteital, n p.m. Folcy'sSydney Gymsnasilam, Boning Competition. eroning. Prolet?tnt Ball, Cottiora' People's Concert. Ncn Odliolloaws' Mall, Empso,]'s Coneort. Moore Park, Zoological iardouas, opoa trom 10 s.m. till 8p.m. Associatioa Cricket Oround, St. leonards v. Albort, 2.15,
THE KING OF BAVARIA. SKETCH OF THE CAREER OF AN ECCENTRIC MONARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
THE KING OF BAVARIA. SKIETCn OF THE CAREER OF AN ECCEBN TRI0 MONARCH. For a king in full possession of his faculties no stranger specimen of royalty has been witnessed in modern Europe than King Louis II., chief of the House of Wittelsbach, Sing of Bavaria, and Count Palatine of the Rhine. He ascended the throne at the age of nineteen, in the year 1864. From the first he exhibited no pleasure in the pomps of his position, or Isnuseo of its responsibilites. Two years after his accession the war broke out be tween Prussia and Austria. While he did not hinder his advisers and family from acting in con formitywith the ancienti alliance between his State and the House of Hapsburg, he remained personally neutral and uncon cerned. His attitude of a mere spectator if he were even that; facilitated the task of reconciling South with North Germany. Ho mixed himself up very faintly with the whole matter. Rtichard Wagner was elaborating the Nibolungenlied; and there was no room in King Louis' h...
DISEASES OF CAGE-BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
sIBEABES O eAGO5-5IRDB. Our principal aim. should be, while keeping birds, to do all we can to ward off disease. That this cei' be done, and suc cessfully too, any old, intelligent brooeeder will tell you, always, of course, leaving accidents out of account. To keep our birds in health, we must attend to: three things at least-cleanliness, food, and exer cise. As to cleanliness, the cages ought to be kept as sweet as young nutsi it is a good plan to turn the inmates of one cage into another while you are givilng the usual dwelling a thorough clean out: This is best done by simple soap and water, or carbolic soap, and a final rinse in water in which alittle disinfecting fluid is dropped. Seeoo that the cage is thoroughly dry before the birds are returned. Where you only keep one or two pet birds, it is a good thing to have an additional cages nothing delights a starling, for in stance, more than a few hours spent in a different cage. As to food, it ouglt to be simple as simple can be...