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"IMITATION is the SINCEREST FLATTERY. The articles most imitated are CLEMENTS TONIC and FLETCHER'S PILLS. WHY? [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
'IMITATION is the SINCEREST FLATTERY.' The articles most imitated are CLEMENTS TONIC and FLETCHER'S PILLS. WHYP Because they have the best reputation, and are most in demand by the public, consequently every dishonest trader tries to trade on their fame and renown. It is really wonderful that the Australian people are so slow-- to see the truth as regaods the unscrupulous quacks and char latans who prey on the credulity of the ?, Australian public. Scarcely a week ever passes but what the Press exposes the barefaced and shameful practices of some of these harpies, yet in face of all they seem to thrive, and the paper who hounds them down most thrives fattest on their advertisements and cracks champagne over each balance-sheet. Clements Tonic and Fletcher's Pills have never yet stooped to deception- and mis representation. They are scientific thera peutical agents, and evidence as to their value can be found in every district, and such being the case it is unnecessary to further exto...
GENERAL REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
GENERAL REMARKS. One has but to glance at the commercial reports to notice that the volume of business in the inventmeut division of the stock aud share market, both here and in Melbourne, has been very largely reduced during the past week or two. But if the amount of the turn over has not been great, the tone of the market is very firm, and almost all tho business ;hat has been done has been at the improved quotations, which, ou the whole, have been ivell maintained. Tbe present prices of Grovernmeut and other undoubted securities jive a very small interest return: but there ire many trustees and executors who are restricted to i bis form of investment, and with She limited amounts offering for sale, have no option but to do their best ou a rising market. Bank stocks have ou the whole been firm, and ire without much change, but one or two ather marketable securities have slightly relapsed, such as Sydney Exchange, North Shore Ferry, and Emu Gravel, but the altera tion m values is v...
OUR LETTER BOX. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
OUK UETTEK BOX. I TO COEEESPONDENTS. [Letters must reach us, addressed to the Mining Editor, before Friday. No uotice is - taken of anonymous correspondence.] Don't Know (Liverpool),— Sell by all means, if you can find a buyer. Hardware.— The price of lead has slightly im proved during the last few weeks, and on March 7 was £9 12s lid per ton, as agaiust JH9 10s on the 2Sth ult. J. Hunt. — The last we heard of both mines was favorable. Why not write to the secretary at Cobar ? New Ze.ilander. — The Vincent Dredging Com pany of New Zealand has issued 4-000 preferential shares of 10 per cent., p. a. The works are on the Clutha Eiver, Clyde, Otago. Basil. — Gulgoug used to be a rich alluvial field, and of late there have been spasmodic revivals, but we doubt that the resident fossickers and diggers would leave much unturned over for a new comer, dee answer to A.C.F. Marine. — 1. The North Shamrock, at Bondijro, is the mine yon mean. It had a return, a short time ago, oi' 4oz of gold to...
THE MONSTER CYCLING CARNIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
THE MONSTER CYCLING CARNIVAL. After the enterprise shown by the leadiug spirits of the League, it is gratifying to notice how every thing now poiuts to a tremendous success at the race meeting on March 30 and April 6. All our own men are in active training, including Megson, who looked me up thi3 morning, aud stated that he was feeling O.K., aud determined to do his level best to beat the champions of the other colonies. It will be a regular Federal meeting, aud the prize-money of £400 will be well contested for by riders from New Zealand, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Queensland, aud all over New South Wales. The beauty of the progranuno is that it is not a one race one, but the money is judiciously divided over the two days, and tho entry and acceptance money is a mere trifle. With such men as Davis, Hallam, Boyd, Soanes, M'lutosh, Lewis and Simpson riding for tho honor and glory of their various colonies, great races aro a certainty, and, if the weather remains dry to date...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
CYCLING. (Br 'Wheeler.') Those who do not intend to run in the Wheel Race must 'scratch' ou or before Wednesday next or pay an extra ten shillings. A committee meeting of the Redfern Bicycle Club was held on Friday night last, Mr. T. C. Newman, vice-president, in the chair. It -was decided to pay capitation fee to N.S.W. Cyclists' Union, and also to write the secretary of the Sydney Harriers asking their co-operation in holding a combined race meeting during the coming season. Tho opening run took placeyester dny (when a big attendance . was noticeable) to Sandringham. Cricket, &c., was indulged in, aud after tea a very pleasant social evening was spent. The entrances for the ll.B.C.'s two miles handicap on Redfern Park next Saturday close to-morrow. The committee of the League of New South Wales Wheellnen, who are a numerous body throughout tlie colony, met on Friday night and passGd a message of condolence with Lady Duff and family.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
RIFLE SHOOTING. ? The Volunteer Artillery Rifle Clnh completed thoir second prize shooting for March quarter yes terday, tho strong wind proving too much for some of tbe ' shootistg'.' The following aro the principal scores at tho 500 aud 600 yards range, with the totals : Sersrt. Evans, 32, 29, 61 ; Bomb. M'Callum, 32, 25,57; Driver C. Smith, 26, 29, 55; Driver W. Smith, 25, 28, 53 ; Corp. Johnston, 28, 21, 49 ; Gun. Dorl, 21, 24, 45 ; Sergt. Runwick, 23, 22, 45 ; Sergfc. Grice, 17, 23, 40 ; Q.M.S. Milling, 13, 22, 35 : Driver Thorpe, 20, 14, 34.
SAILING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
SAILING. The various sailing races which were to havo been sailed yesterday were postponed on account of the death of the Governor. A smoke concert is to be held by the East Sydney Eowing Club at Eainford's Hotel on Tuesday night. The prizes won in the club's last race will be presented, and entries will be accepted for tho club's AU Boats Handicap, to be sailed on tho 23rd of this month. The following are the fixtures for nest Saturday: — Prince Alfred Yacht Club, all yachts handicapped, to Curl Curl and back ; Johnstono Bay Sailing Club, all boats 14ft to 18ft handicapped ; East Sydney Sailing Club, sweepstake race.
AMATEUR FISHERMEN'S ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
AMATEUR FISHERMEN'S ASSO CIATION. At the last weekly meeting the following trophies and olieques were received : — Mr. J. 1. Brogdan, of Starkey's factory, Redfern, 3heque for ^2 2s ; Dr. Graham, M.L.A., 3heque for .£2 2s ; Messrs. J. T. and J. I'oohey, cheque for £, 1 Is : S. Comforth, 672 G'oorge-street, cruet, value .£2 10s ; and Messrs. Eastway Brothers, schnapper iiues to the value of ^£1 Is. Hearty thanks were voted tho liberal donors. A schnapper outing takss place to-day, and it is to be hoped a good haul will result. During the week Messrs. Williamson, Home, Gunning, and another gentleman secured a fine haul, weighing about 2cwt. One large Jew-fish scaled 72!b, but a largo haul of black and rod bream, rod rock ood, and Sergeant Baker was the most gratifying result of the night's fishing. The locality was the Bum bora, Botany Heads. Messrs. Garland and party at Jibbon later in the week secured a great catch of sea blaok bream. Fish are undoubtedly plentiful just now. A lectu...
ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE OBSEQUIES. The Route. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE OBSEQUIES. The Route. The funeral, which will be a full State one, will leave Government House for Waverley Cemetery at 2 p.m. to-day. There'will be no service at the Cathedral, but service will be conducted at the grave by the Primate and others of the clergy, and a few choristers will sing suitable hymns. Not. only will tne Koyal JNavy be repre sented in the procession, but it will also furnish a guard of honor. The Consul General for Germany intimated to the Premier a desire that his Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Germany should be repre sented by a detachment from the war ship now in port if it would be agreeable to the Government. Mr. Reid intimated that it would be extremely gratifying, and the de tachment will therefore be found in its proper place in tho procession, the order of which, as given below, was previously drawn up. The line of route will bo along Macquarie street, College-street, Oxford-street, and then by Waverley -road to the cemetery. The ...
OFFICIAL AND SYMPATHETIC MESSAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
OFFICIAL AND SYMPATHETIC MESSAGES. Messages of condolence and sympathy with Lady Duff and family, the Ministers of the Crown and colony generally, were yesterday received by the Premier as follow : — The Agent-General (enclosing message from Lord Ripon asking that the deepest sympathy should be conveyed to Lady Duff and family;) Sir Henry Norman, Governor of Queensland ; Lord Glasgow, Governor of .New Zealand ; the Premier of Victoria ; Chief Justice Way, Lieutenant-Governor of South Australia ; the Premier of South Australia, and Treasurer of South Australia ; the Premier of Tasmania ; the Mayors of Campbelltown and Glonlnnes. Lord Ripon cabled to Sir Frederick Darley expressing his greatest sympathy for Lady Duff and family and the Ministers of the Crown. Late yesterday the Premier received addi tional telegrams. The Premier of New Zealand cabled : ' The Minister and people of New Zealand express profound: regret at the death of the Governor of New South Wales, and deeply sympathi...
LATEST FROM GOVERNMENT HOUSE. LADY DUFF'S CONDITION. Her Ladyship Trill Attend the Funeral. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
LATEST FROM GOVERNMENT HOUSE. LADX DUFF'S CONDITION. Her Ladyship Trill Attend the Funeral. The remains of the late Governor were encoffined yesterday evening, and will Jay in State to-morrow up till the time for starting the funeral. LADY DUFF'S CONDITION. A representative of the Sunday Times was last evening informed that Lady Duff was considerably better, and that Bhe had decided to attend at the funeral ceremonies to-day. During the day there was an almost con stant stream of visitors — ladies and gentle men — all classes of the community being represented. Several hundreds paid their respects, the visitors' book containing pages of names. Messages of condolence were also received from far and near, and floral tributes poured in from all sources. One very noticeable wreath was that sent by the station-master, Mr. M. S. Browne, and the officers and staff of Ashfield rail way station. Though Lady Duff will be present at the burial, she will not proceed with the pro cession. She an...
SWEARING IN THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
SWEARING IN THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR. Chief Justice Darley, Lieutenant-Governor, was formally sworn in at the Executive Council Chambers at noon yesterday. Amongst those present were Justices Windeyer, Man ning, Owen, Simpson, and Judge Back house. Tho Chief Justice was in Court attire, and whilst J ustices Windeyer, Manning, and Simpson were in scarlet robes, Justice Owen was in gold and black. Other promi nent persons present were : — The Premier (Mr. G. H. Eeid),Mr. J. Garrard (Minister of Education), Mr. J. H. Want (Attorney General), Sir Julian Salomons, Major-General Hutton, Sir Joseph Abbott, (Speaker), Mr. S. E. Lees (Mayor of Sydney), Mr. F. W. Webb, C.M.G. (Clerk of Parliament), Mr. Crichett Walker (Principal Under-Secretary), Mr. A. H. Jacob (Chairman of Committees, Legislative Council), Captain Castle (.senior naval officer), Captain Hixon, Consul Peldram (Germany), Consul Biard d'Aunet (France), Messrs. Suttor, M.L.C., Harrie Wood (Under - Secretary for Mines), Colquboun...
UNTIEING THE KNOT. Last Year's Divorce Cases. THE WORKING OF THE NEW ACT. A Quieter Time After the First Rush. Some Interesting Details. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
UNTIEING- THE KNOT. Last Year's Divorce Cases, THE WORKING OF THE NEW ACT. A Quieter Time After the First Rnsli. Some Interesting Details. A little over twelve months ago the Sunday Times published an article giving some statistics and other interesting par ticulars as to the working of the new Divorce Act, which came into force in 1S92. This Act was, after a great deal of trouble, passed, through the _ insfcruruen Al ? C«* A If ? 3 C* J.' 1 ? ? \ _ _ luutv ui onw law* oir Aureu otepnen, wno, however, was considerably assisted in the ffaming the momentous measure by the present judge of the Divorce Court, Sir William Windeyer. As soon as the new law came into force there was a GEE AT BUSH OF BUSINESS, aud even those people who had not opposed the measure had fears that legislation had gone too far. To give an example, of the increase it may be mentioned that while in 1802 102 decrees nisi wore granted, the number in 1893 was 305. Just treble. 247 were made absolute, 124 had not been...
GAME HOME TO DIE. GENERAL REGRET AT SIR ROBERT DUFF'S DEATH. Sympathy for Lady Duff and Family. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE GOVERNOR'S FUNERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
CAME HOME TO DIE. ^ ' GENERAL REGRET AT SIR ROBERT DUFF'S DEATH. Sympathy for Lady Duff and Family. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE GOVER NOR'S FUNERAL. When the flag at Government House was lowered to half-mast on Friday evening, indicating that Sir Eobert Duff had expired, expressions of regret and of sympathy with Lady Duff and family were heard on all sides. Wo share in those sentiments. Although of the opinion that the deceased gentleman was not the most suitable selection for the position of Governor of New South Wales — an opinion which we did not fail to express, as we were entitled to do — nevertheless we had no word to say against His Excellency as a man. Moreover, it must be borne in mind that it is not necessarily the best man who makes the best Governor. Unusual tact is necessary in order to fill the office to general satisfaction, and to steer clear of the pit falls, both political and social, which lay in the path of one new to this part of the world. Sir Eobert, however, was ra...
A GENERAL ORDER FOR THE MILITARY. Full Particulars. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 March 1895
A GENERAL ORDER FOR THE MILITARY. Full Particulars. The work of arranging the details of the important part which the Military will take in the funeral has entailed a great amount of labor on the head-quarters staff, who were busy all day yesterday and up to a late hour in the night. The shortness of the time made the arrangements much more difficult. Major General Hutton spent a very busy day, and towards 6 o'clock a g.eneral order was issued, from which the following particulars aro taken In accordance with the Gazette notice issued in the morning, thejtroops will form up in the following order : — Fifth Infantry Regiment (Scottish Rifles) Pipers and two companies. Second Infantry Regiment Band and four head-quarter companies, Lieutenant-Colonel Waddell commanding. Fifth Infantry Regiment Band and four head-quarter companies, Lieutenant-Colonel Farrell commanding. Corps of Engineers, Nos. 1 and 2 (field) companies, as one company, Major Parrott commanding. Nos. 3 (Sub-marines) and...