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THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. (From Iesorlday's Ago.) The strained relations which have for some time subsisted betsteen'the Melbourne Shipowners' Association and the Wharf Labourers' Union are now at utmost ten sion, and before long the various inconve niences which are sure to be visited upon the public through this lamentable dis agreement will be felt in all their force, unless in good time a satisfactory working arrangement is made. A hopeful de velopment of yesterday's proceedings has been the measure of success which has attended the efforts of Mr. Andrew Lyell to prepare the way for establishing a platform on which thie shipowners will agree to submit their case to the conside ration of a board of conciliation. He has obtained the thorough confidence of that body, and, standing weo in the estimation of the men, will, doubtless, be of great use as (a mediator. Yesterday afternoon Mr. Lyell arranged to consult with the Employers' Union, and. decide on a basis of action. The res...
MEETING OF THE SEAMEN'S UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
mEETING OF THE SE IA EN'S UNION. A numerously attended meeting of the Seamen's Union was held in the Trades Hail yesterday evening, Mr. Gilbert in the chair. About 350 persons were present. A number of communications to the like effect were read, one from Hobart, asking if the Tasmanian steamers were to be allowed to proceed with non-union man, being answered in the negative. After receiving the various replies re ferred to the shipowners were notified of the intention of the union, and formal notice was given by the crews. With:re gard to the Pateena, some difficulty had been experienced in consequence of the captain not being on board. The notice was, however, served :on the second mate, but the firemen were forbidden to come on deck. Thisiwas eventually done, the time beingtwentyminutes past one. Since then the speaker had seen Mr. Hudson, who asked whether the steamer would be allowed to proceed, and was told that she would not be permitted to leave the port, although an hour an...
CRICKET. FIXTURES FOR JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
*ECICKET. Piaxnnue ron JANluAr. 10. Albert v. St. Leonards (Cup),· Assoliation Ground. I l* . SurryUnitedv. Newtown (Cup), Agricultural 3.. Corio v. Carthona (Cup), Agrlcultural Groou. 10. Lydo v. Double Day (Cop), Croydon Groeund. 1 80. Oriental v. Rugby, orwoo dPark. 30. Stonnoro v.' Dorwood Benodiets, Norwoode Park. 1. Blvidero v.; Warwick, Domain ' 10. Univority v. anly, Manly. ae 3. Colgord v. (o .?desnviuo, Gladesvullle . 1. i Our BDoys v. Clifton, Stanmeor 3. Beresford v. Woraatah, Woaraoth Guno ' 35. Derwent v. Oxford, 5'orest Lodge S s1. DrGlnuglingto v. Clamprdo(n,n Camperdow 28. iyiongstono v. SPlorcnotile (Cop),Oxford Groind 0. C nmbrldge v. Albion (Cup), urneslC.C. oround s. Grmmd . ,nsal !cn) .. t .38. 1ndoesLedon~t r. Moanefllld (Cop), M?ansfeld ? 18." Hero of Waterloo v. St. Goonge, Kogerhl • : ). Manly v. Incogni to, Association Ground I ,or 12,25. 20, 27. Interoolonial Match. Viotoria y, New 0Sout h Wale, Alsoniotion Grounde 3 Beltidonr vo Warwick (ontinued), Donia...
THE IMPORTATION OF MEN COUNTERMANDED. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
THE IMPORTATION OF 35N COUNTESS' The strike of th wharf labourers con tinues to form the theme of conversation among the lumpers and others interested at Port Adelaide, and rather a strongfeel ing is manifested by the majority in favour of the men. The Adelaide Steamship Company have promised to pay any wharf labourers they may employ in Melbourne the same rate of wages as they pay in Adelaide, and which the Melbourne labourers have struck for, and in the event of this being done the intercolonial cargo trade will not be interfered with, as the A.S.N. Co., will monopolise the trade be tween Sydney and Melbourne, and the Adelaide Steamship Company between Adelaid and Melbourne. This, it is thought, will put an end to the strike, as it is not likely that the steamship owners will allow these two companies to take all the trade, and as a consequence will accede to the men's demands. To all appearances the Coolrs and Stewards' Union which isa federatedbody, extending through the colonie...
COMMERCIAL. LONDON, JAN. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
COIMMERCIAL. LONDON, JAN. 14. The weekly returns of the Bank of England show that the proportion! of the reserve to liabilities is 87 per cent. TheI total reserve in notes and bullion amounts to £11,600,000. 4 per cent. South Australian loan, £103 10s. 4 per cent. Neiy Zealand loan, £101 10s. New Zealand 5-80.loan, £10 15s. The demanid for hides is limited; prices are id. to -d. lower.
REFUSAL TO JOIN THE STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
BiEFUTSAL TO JOIN THE STRIKE. The president of the New Zealand Fedcrsl Seamen'sUnionhas replied to the telegram from the Melbourne Seamen's Union, declining the request to co-operate with the Melbourne strikers, on the ground that the shipowners of thatcolony have not broken the agreement with the members of the union.
THE MAILS. PORT SAID, JAN 14. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
THE MAILS. PORT SAID, 3AN 14. The British - India Company's steamer, Quetta, from Brisbane, December 1, left· yesterday, home wards. BATAVIA, 3aN 15. The' ritiqh - India Company's steamer, Cloncurry, from London, December 1, left to-day for Queens land ports.
ATHLETICS. FIXTURES. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
ATHLETICS. FIITURES. JAxTAr5T. 34 and 10.--Newcte Sheffield Sanndicap. Hanodi. cps, Decem ter 2. Accptnances, JanSarp . 35, 15. Hsrliugham Hnnalcndp, Brighton oar., clhbournc. Entries, Saturday, 9th; handi. caps, 12th; acceptances, lth., 26. Wolumol Athletic Club Sports. Acceptance. 23rd 2s. Bathurt Sheffield Handicap. Entries, Jan. n' ary S. , . 2s. Eas Saitland Athletic Gathering. 28. Coled~nian SpoXrto Parkee 26. Blaney Sheffeld Eandicap (£50) and Sports. ' ?EBRaRY. - 3Iudgce Sheffeld Handicap (£100) 18 17 20. Sir Joseph Bank's Hanldica. Entries .close Eobruary 5. Handicap, Febraery 1. - .Acceptances, Starch 6. • APRIL. 24.26. Slawell (Vie.) Atlhletic Club (Easter Gilt, .- iE.00 Entricsarch5. '
AQUATICS. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
AQUATICS. JaunnaY 16. Donblobfay Amateur Sailing Clnb 26 .National R regatta.E?nics close Sateadny Janunry 10. 20. Smith's lIandicap Trophy Btnas. SWoolloomooloo Bay Regatta 6. Right Skill Iace for Youths, Woollomon Bay 10.guinea trophy) 13. Pyrmont Regatta. : I?Aclr. `20. Balmain Annual Regatta. nOYAL synsEp TAenT ntnasnou i. S :Fourth-clseraeo, prize 220,,Januo ry S T• rd-class race, prize 225, Jannary 16 SScond-elass race, )rizo 225,.Janouuy 2, -Firs.-cIaus rare, ]prizo £23,Prmnuary 10. Commodo're' pnze, ;O0, Fobruy . , aveNue AIAOTon OA5LIiO SCLo•. ' The folloing is thi mroRramme of the raues to be snailed during season 100.80:- Jnaoery 23.-Openo boats, 22 feeoot; open boats, 20 feet. - February 6.-?.lf-deekid boats over 25 feet ". Iulf.doced boats, 22 feet. o i Februory 20.--Hurry.skurry race for open boats f oo. eo., for liolf.derked boats. Ierch 6.-RHalf.decked boats, over 22 fret and not oercedlng 25 feet; holft.deked boats, 20 feet , nud under. -,t S oceh 20,--Open boats, 2...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
AtBke~or Dyasox. Brds al~. GOdQm Rp ram. These few examples of the last words of celebrated persons have been culled at random from the great many available; yet they convey, in someinstancees, a valu able lesson. They add lustre, in. some cases, to the departed. We find that some great personages haveo died as they lived, and that death for those who did nothing wrong, was aynited with a sort of plea sure, as a recomponse for the :good works done here below. The considerations of the last moments of great men may lead a few at least to take more interest in their lives and work, and from these valuablo lessons may be gathered. One may learn that failure has often been productive of good, and the man or woman, like the forest trees, as winter approachles, shed their leaves and appear to die away, but the rotton foliage acts as food, and the oak or elm springs into life, revivified out of its own decay. .5000.-First Annual Sale of Gold and Silver Jewellery, Watches, Clocks, &...
GREAT FIRE IN PITT-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
GREAT FIRE IN PITT"STREET, A destruective firo roelting in damage to the extent of £3000 or .£4000, broke out at No. 417, Pitt-street, this morning a few minutes before 10, and raged with such astounding activity than in less than half an-hour two shops were quite burned out. The fire was got under in about three quarters of an hour through the strenuous exertions of the firemen, assisted by a large body of police under Inspectors IMackay and Henderson. The premises burned are the property of Mr. J. Roberteon, trading as the N. S. W. Carriago and Buggy Factory, 417, Pitt street, a portion of which wore occupied by Mr. Sargent, bedding manufacturer, and J. Bailey and Co., stationers' agents and printing ink andpolish vendors. The fire appears to have originated in Mr. Sargent's promises, which were totally gutted in. less than twenty minutes. An employee of Mr. Bailey states he first saw flame and smoke issuing from the par tition dividing Mr. Bailey's promises from Sargent's. Mr. Sa...
THE FATAL ACCIDENT IN ELIZABETH-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
THE FATAL ACCIDENT IN ELIZABETH-STREET. Mr. H. Shiell, J.P., the city coroner, held an inquest this morning, at the As sembly Hotel, upon the body of a young man named Thomas Boss, lately employed as a letter-carrier at the Post Office, who died in the Sydney Hospital early yeoster day morning, from in]uries received in having been thrown from his horse in Elizabeth-street on the previous day. Evidence was given by a woman named Pye to show that deceased, who was 28 years of age, and a native of Glasgow, had only been a year and nine months in the colony. On Thursday night Pye saw him on horseback riding up King-street, on a new horse which he was about purchasing. Deceased was in toxicated, and Pyeo advised him to go home. ess was a very indifferent rider, but the horse to all appearances was a quiet one. Deceased refused to go tohis house, saying he was on the way to Petersham to buy the horse, Another witness, James Dunn, who witnessed the accident, from his house in Elizabeth-st...
MR. P. B. WALKER. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
MR. P; B. WALKER. The aboroe named gentlemen, who hasi been flUling tfo post of Acting-Superin tendent of Telegraphs during the absence Eof Mr. Cracknell, and is the commander of the topdo corps, left Sydney this after moon: on .s trip to the old world. Mr. Walker has obtained twelvo months' leave of absence, n'd proceeds first to China, j ad India, p?r Y.,?Ampoa.
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
COMMERCIAL. MELBOURNE, TIus DAY, 8 p.m. The continuance of the strike affects business, buyers being nmablo to completo Sydney orders. The wheat markt is firm. 2000 bags were sold at 3s 11d. Flour is moving at, £8 2s GS to, CS 5s. There is a good firm market. Feed Grains.-Thin oats, 2s 7d; prime stout, 3s. Malting barley, 3s 6d, Pens, 3s 3d. MaiZe, 4s 4d. Bran is quiet. The grape auction t?his morning was -a partial failure, although there was fair attendance and brisk bidding. Prices ranged from 3s 0d to 4s 0d a caso forsmall lots, the best figure being Gs for exco tional lots. This was owing to htbfact of! being bsent in a very untipo condition.
MINING TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
MINING TOPICS. The hen. secretary of the Stock Ex change reports the crushing of the Band and Albion Consols for the week to be 265 tons for a yield of 2290c. gold. Mineral Hill Silver-mining Co., Limited, BullDog Range, near Mitchell, January 13.-The tunnel has been extenided a further distance of 7ft., making its total length 168ft., passing through grey slato intermixed with qusrtc leaders carrying mundio and pyrites, going a regular course and underlying. one in three.to the east. I expect to cut the main .lode in a few feet further, and will test various samples in the assay furnace, and let you know the result. The proximity of the lode is shown by the quantity of water we get from the face of the drive. The manager's house is completed, and I now reside on the mine. All surfacework is suspended for the present, pending our cutting the main lode, which cannot be far ahead. Crown Prince Silver-mining Company, Limited, Bull Dog Range, near Mitchell, January 13.l-Tho shaft has be...
THE M.C.C. AND THE ASSOCIATION GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 16 January 1886
THE M.C.C. AND THE ASSOCIATION GROUND. The following report of the difference between the Melbourne Cricket Club and the trustees of the Association Ground, Sydney, is from the Argus of the 15th inst.: "It is not now likely that the proposed combined match between the eleven and a combined team of the colonies, to take placq after the Intercolonial match in Sydney, will come off, or if it does take place it will not be played on the Asso ciation Ground in Sydney. In reply to a letter addressed by the M.C.C.. to the trustees of the ground, Sydney, asking for terms for the ground for the proposed match, the following telegram has been received from the secretary to the trustees:- Proide match refo rre s fLo arsolobonofiet Asstealas Eleven, terms as heretofore, naly 20 per cont. on gross takinge, they paying aln 'epenses; ii on eascout Ielbosree Club. 25 per eat., with asase conditions, subject to arrange. ment of our claim of SLay 18, 1883. The M.C.O. Committee have replied as follows...