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Suburban and General. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

-Suburban and General. ?Prom an ndvortisomont in: anotlior column it will bo soon ? that a meeting of members and thoso interested in tho Swim ming Glub, will bo hold in tho Town Hall, on Tuosdav, - 1st Soptombor, nt 8 p.m. Tho Rov. P. B. 13oyce is advortised to dolivoi'- a loctui-o at tlio Adolphus-streot Schoolroom,, on Monday, Soptombor 7th, at 8 p.m., on thosubjoct of ' Patlier Matthew anil his 'Work.' .. i A concert: with an address- by-Mj. J.-'S. Shenrston ... (Seaixon's- Missionary), will bo givon'nt :tho Adolphus-streot Schooli'oom, on 'Wednesday, Soptombor 2nd; at 8 p.m. : A liivnd of llopo is to bo started in Mul lens-street,' Baptist Church, on IJriday ovoning next. It having boon stated by tho opponents of tho Tompo'ranco cause tliat Mr. Knapp, who recently doliverod addrossos in Bal main on Local Option, is tho jiaid socrotary of the league, we have been requested to stato that , the position hold by Mr. ICnapp is an honorary ono, and tliat lie, devotes his timo to tlio...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Balmain Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Balmain Borough Council. The fortnightly meeting of the above was hold on Tuesday last, there being prasont : — The Mayor (Mr. J. Garrard, M.L.A.), Alder men Hancock, Punch, Briggs, Burns, Buchanan, M'Donald, Cameron, Looke, Kcnniff, and Clubb. The minutes of the previous meeting were road and continued. 4 CCBIlESrOXDEXOE. From E. Martin, complaining about bad state of gutter in Dennison-strcet. Referred to Committee of Works. From J. R. Eathorne, drawing Council's at tention to the dangerous state of the roadway adjoining Bald Rock Ferry, especially the channel which crosses the road and is covered witli boards, and at night is a perfect trap. Left with the Mayor. From 'Joseph Gates Young, stating that his tenants in iPcrritt-street complained that 110 provision was madefor carryingoff the drainage from that street, and asking the Council to gutter the street. Referred to Committee of Works. From Herbert Croft, asking if Paul-street continues vto the waters of Darling Harbour. Refe...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Sporting. - Scratch -fours and ^handicap skiff , racing is the programme for this afternoon at the Bal main Rowing Club sheds, and with, hue wea ther some excellent -.sport' may be looked for. The skiff races are for single scullers-, and carrying weight ill proportion to their prowess ; some close finishes will doubtless result; , ? Apropos of rowing mattoi's,-: a, meeting of the ladies of Balniaiu desirous of- oo-opcrating in ? thc successful - carrying, out the bazaar to be held in November in - connection .with the Bnlinaui Rowing. Club has been' .convened by tlie prcsident of tlicvelub, W. A. Hiitohinson, Esq., M.L.A., -to be held in the School of Arts, Darling-stroct,:on . Monday, 31st: instant; at 4 i o'clock in the afternoon;- ?A'- large gathering i of ladies is expected as their sympathy with the club. is well known.; -Mr. Hutchinson will | piesidc The North .. Shore: Rowing: -Club hold . their regatta on tlio 19th September next and have thrown open to all rowing- clubs an...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Sfpecial Advertisements Vao oinatioix. DR. OWEN 1'. S. 10 VANS. Government Vaccinator. vaccinates ovevy Tuesday nnd Thursday at 2-30 p.m., at his residence, Darling-road, Balmain. __________ TO THE INHABITANTS OF BALMAIN AND NEIGHBOURHOOD. Ladies and gentlemen.— wo have the pleasure to announce that we have opened a branch of our well known establish ment of 18 Wvnvard .Square at BALMORAL 'HOUSE. DARLING STREET, BALMAIN, Adjoining the site of the new Court and Post 'Office, under the management of MR. CHAS. DAVIS, L-D.S. * Late assistant Dentist to the London Hospital. Honrs of Attendance — 8 to 0 a.m., 1 to 3' p.m'.. C- to 8 p.m., Saturdays 1 to 8 p.m. Also by appointment. ADOIPHE GABRIEL & CO,, DENTISTS, IS '^7'yra.3r&xcL ScL'U.a-x®, Two doors from l'fahlert's Hotel, .. '? . ? SYDNEY. ? ENGLISH, SCOTTISH, & AUSTBA1IAN CHARTERED BANK. BALMAIN BRANCH. | A BRANCH of the above Bank is now open ! at Balmain, for. the transaction of all usual Banking Business. ' ...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

I BOOTH & CO, W JIBEIl MEIiOIIANTS, B \LMAIN STEAM SAW MILLS AND JOINJU.UY 'WORKS. TlctS'l '~'hcc: jV . , Town : SIaiiket Wharf, Sydney. jjj3 ? Eve '7 description of lircoer, Boors Sashes, Galva.tns.-tl Corrugated Iron, Turn cry, &c., always on hand. ? _ A. BURNS, WHOLESALE . AND RETAIL Timber Merchant and Importer, , Has oil hand and to arnvs, at wholesale priccs : — DRESSED, FLOORING, LINING, and . WEATHERBOARDS BALTIC DEALS, 9 and II x 3 ' ' , OREGON and REDWOOD LUMBER AMERICAN' SUGAR TINE end RED WOOD DOORS all sizes ' ' AMERICAN SUGAR PINE and SHELVING KAURI FLOORING and Undresed Timber all sizes. HEAD OFFICES : 22, EESBINEI-STBElBT. ' I: ^JAMES'HWElSaNS, rnoN ? ' 'A N D : 'B I'i A:-S ? FOUI7DEBS M;imir«cinrpi» of C.-ist and Wrought Iron ? fctuts. Balcony Columns and Pllis.irllll i«. W'llL'f I'ipcs. &a. ? t ' , , Ml s'r..-s - f;-.lmck.«aadvJJarto\ir.s\yh6ol8, al wnys on hand. r^bll.NGS SUPPLIED TO RAILWAY AND TR VMWAY CONTRACTORS, 'Westo n-street, Bal ma...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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WEST BALMAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

WEST BALMAIN. St. 'Thomas', Church of England— ? ? Morning, 11, 1'ev. E. D. Madgwlck . . . - -;? Evening, 7, „ ? ' ' St. John's Church of England. Liircligrove-rd. Morning, 11, Rev. E. J, Sturdee . Evensong, 7'3o, ,. -1 St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Mass, 8 and 10, Father T. O'Reilly . Vespers, 7, „ St. Paul's, Presbyterian — Morning, ii, Rev. G. Grimm ' Evening, 7, ,; -, . Subject: 'The Flood as described in Scripture and confirmed by Tradition.' ? Wesleyan Ciiubch, Montague-street— Morning, 1 1, Rev. R. Caldwell Evening, 7, Rev. F. E. Fletcher , Wesleyan Church Callan P'irk — ? Morning 11, Mr. C. Ttike Evening, 7, Mr. T. Feather Baptist Church, Mullens-street — Morning 11, Rov. J. J. Glassop Evening, 7, , „ Primitive Methodist Church— Morniiig, ii, Evening, 7, Ministers or church officers are especially requested to nend any corrections for the above list on Thursday iifcnch week, to ensure insertion without charge. - Balmain Observer. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29th, 1885.

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Church Services for To-morrow. EAST BALMAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Church Services for To-morrow. EAST BALMAIN. St. Mary's, Church of England — Morning, ii, Rov. M. Archdal], M.A. livening, 7,. ,, St. Augustine's, Roman Catholic Mass, 7'3o and n a.m., Dean Leonard Vespers, 7 „ , Presbytehian Ciiubch, Campbell-street— Morning, 11, Rev. J. Cosh, M.A. - Evening, 7 ,, Congregational Cnuitcn— Morning, ii, Rev. A. G. Try Evening, 7, „ Wesletan Church, Dnrlir.?-strcet — Morning, 11, Rev. F. E. Fletcher, M.A. Evening 7, Rev. R. Caldwell

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Life Assurance made Easy. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Life Assurance made . Easy. We have been lmuded by the local Agent, Mr. Jacob Garrard, a copy of the Prospectus nnd Table uif Rates of the Industrial Mutual Life Assurance Socicty. The Society nppenrs to us.to possess advan tages in the way of Life Assurance of tho utmost importance to tho working classes, and which is provided for by no other Socicty with which wo are ncqunnited. The I'rospcctus states, and very, truly, that notwithstanding the strides .which have been made by Life As surance Societies during the past 10 years, and the number of them now in . existence in the Colonics, yet they have failed to roach tlic very persons for whom Life Assurance was originally intended ; and for this reason, that men in the receipt of weekly salaries, arc practically debarred from insuring in Societies where the premiums must bo paid either quarterly, half yearly, or yearly. To meet what has long been felt to be a public want, the Industrial Mutual Life Assurance Socicty advertises the a...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Balmain Debating Society. DINNER TO MR. CHARLES SCHULTZ. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

i Balmain Debating Society. ; DlXXElt TO MR;1 CHARLES': SCHULTZ. On iloncky-evening last nt the Kont HotcIT JUtley-street' the members oi the .-.Balmain Literary and Debntmg Society- cntcrtn'ihcd at aiiiner their lateseeretnryj Mr. Charles Schultz, wlu- is about to tnkc up his . residence .in,Mol boiu'nc. The room- was- tastcl-iilly , dccoratad. and the viands all tlint could be* desired^/ Tlic president, Jlr. J. lL;Arnlo, - occupied thc.ehnir, having on his light the guest, of the'cyoiiing ; Aldermen Buchanan occupied -vtho viqe-chnir.:. After the toast ot1' The , Queen ' hud* b'ecn duly honored Mr. F^J. Smith in rising- to proposo ' Our tiuest' said that it would be a 'dillicuLt mat-? ter indeed for the society, to replncc-, the loss of, Jir. Schnltz wlio lmd nlways borne the burdcii. or the secretniinl:, duties.-m a cheerful nnd business like, manner which - nitgurcd - wcll tor Ins future enrcor in liEo, nnd jiiiT wishing 'hini every success cnllcd -? upon- thoso present: to drin...

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Lecture by the Rev. Ma. A. G. Fry. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Lecture by the Rev. KSa. A. G. Fry. A lccturo was delivered at tho Congrega-, tionnl Schoolroom on Wcdaosday last by /the JRev. A. G-. l?ry, the subjoSt being, ' A ?tiip through tho Moilitorranoan.^ TlierO; iwos a good attendance. Tho lccturo fonnod fono of a sorios of addrossos -wliich Mr; I'ry lias boon giving sinco his roturn from tho Old Country, and proved extromoly . in teresting. A iirovious locturo of Mr; .Pry's carried his hearers as far as tho Suez Canal ?and liero ho again took Tip tho thread of his narrative, and starting from Alexandra ho gave an excellent description of tho boau ;ties of thojj Mediterranean and tho various jilaccsof intorest wliich ho visited on his 'voynge from the land of tho Pliaroahs until his arrival at the famous pillars of Ilorcules, ?which divide tho European and. African,; Continents. The interest of the lecture was considerably onhanccd by tlio exhibition of ? some excellent views of the most important places on tlio route;, ono. oft Naples b...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Land Nationalization League of New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

S Land Na«ionaSiza83on League of Hew South Wales. ; jY public Meeting was bold at tlio Odd : follows' Hall, Durling-stroot, on Friday evening last, for tho purjio.so of discussing tho obiocts of tlio abovoLeaguoand onlist ing tho sympathies of tlio pcoplo of 13nl niain on its bolialf. .- ' About 20 persons woro prosont. iMi'. ; O'Brien, tho Yicc-Prosidcut of tlio League, wis voted to tho chair. Jio caucu on xor. ' C'vril Ilaviland to address tlio meeting. ?' *AIr Ilaviland gavo a .short account of ? the objects of tlio League. Tlio first task Ulioy sot thomsclves to porfomi was tho abolition of Government land sales, and all : m-iv.itc ownership of lands. Land monopoly ?'va9 what thoy intended to kill nnd thoy 'should never rest until all tho land bolongcd | to tlio State. . ,,,!???? ' The next thing they intended to do was, to resume all land already alienated,, and : tlieir third objcct was to seo that all rent from tho lands wont to tho l-ovonuo of tho State. Tho programme thoy h...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Caution to Wife Beaters. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

| . Caution to Wife Beaters. ; A most distressing enso of wife boating I was lieardbeforo Mr Johnston at tho ]3almain I l'oliee Court yesterday. Emily . Loonard tlio '\rifo of tho prisonor, who is known to le a hard working and rcspoctablo woman, had a pitif td story to toll tlio lionch. Sho had fonncrly kopt a ' boarding 1 houso, but tlio real or pretonded jealousj' of hor bus- - ^ hand and his drunken and dissoluto behav iour had driven hor customers ono by ono j- away. Sho hnd supported him, hersolf and ; fotu', children, and he had - systematically, hcatcn her for. two j'ears. : Sho canio into ' coiut yostordiiv morning with hor nock and ! hrcastono mass of bruises, and tlio backs of : her hands which sho had raised to protect i her head were also porfectly livid: from i'o (peatcd blows. Six months' - iinprisonmcnt with hard labor scorns scarcely an adequate reward for such a scoundrol as this. Twontj ?lushes thrown in, would be much inoro , likely to bring his brutalitjr homo t...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Conversazione. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Conversazione. § A very happy departure . from tlio ordm .'»iy weekly lccturo was mado by. tho Social fellowship Association,- at tho Prosbytorian ?School, Campbell- stroot, on Wcdicsday ? last. Tho idea of having occasionally a social evening of this kind, is an admirablo ;onc, and might with advantage, be followed, elsewhere. Nothing at any- rato. can bo more conducive to tho object of tho Associa tion— namely, social fellowship— than tho friendly intorcourso which naturally arisos ? from meetings of this kind. Tlio fcsclioolr room on 'Wednesday last was filled with little groups, intent: upon tho mysteries of : draughts, backgammon, bagatollo, - and a dozen other indoor games ; whilo an ani mated firo of conversation was kept up by others, broken only by: tho pleasant sound :of music,, and a general sonso of harmony. Iprevaded tho atmosiiliero; not always to bo ffonndeven in Christian congrogations. On jtlio wliolo a most oujoyablo evening was 4spent, and tho Association are to b...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Ryde Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Rydo Borough Council. The -above Council hold thon- usual meeting 011 : Friday, the ^ 21st instant, tlio Mayor, Mr. ; Ross, being ? in Itho . clmir. There. . were also ? present, Aldermen Watts, Gallard, Small, Jackson, -Benson and Best. - correspondence From Mr. Small asking permission to take , .ten loads of metal, from tho .quony..s'Permis sion trantcd. . . From the Salvation Army coniplaining tlmt although their band, had .been , forbiddun to „ , practise in the Council chambers in cohsc- ? -iuenc6 of the' illness of Mr; Tiickci', the Ryde brass band wore allowed to havo'two priieticcs ^a week in tho chamber,-' Received.-- ? :r. From thoiDepartmont of Publicjiistructioii ndvisiiig tlio-Council-that'.tho-dobt.oii the Council chambers in, ^December.' next would b'o'£390. iflt iwas -decided that . the amount should . bo paid when duo. ? ?? v ; 'motions. 1 ' The following motions .wore jiassed That tho Postmaster. Gonoral be requested to cause a dclivory.to bo made throughout the di...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Leichhardt Council. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

Leichhardt Council. The ordinary meeting of the above Council was held on Monday evening. There wore present, the Mayor (Mr. J. Young), and Aldermen Davison, Ncale, Moore, Whiting, and Evans. COllBESPONDENCE. ' From Mr. T. HinehclifT. eomnlainin-r of f Jin state of Johnston-street North. — A letter to he written to him to the effect that the street was shortly to be repaired. From J\Ir. F. Walsh, asking that the use of the Council Chambers might . bo granted* for the fortnightly meetings of the Ratepayers' Association.— Application granted. i From Mr. J. Hetty, blacksmith, asking why the work- of the Borough had been taken from 'him; The Overseer explained that the 1 'work hnd been unsatisfactory.— It was finally resolved .that in future half the work should 1 be sent to him.:'. . - -. r '? Frqm.tMr. C., H.. Barnott, .asking for the. I patronage of tho Council ' at a ''concert to be given in aid:;of the widow of- tho late Con stablo'Chandlcr. — Granted.. - .. From Mr. G. Tiplady, as...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

H. ROSENBERG, Practical Tailor, London Clothing Hall, 9, Market Street, Sydney, Hns ]«st Opened A New Shipment of CHOICE PATTERNS at the Lowest Prices iFit -3--u.aran.teed..:: LAD required for Writing from Dictation, lir ? the Evening, a plain speedy lmnd. . Write to G. E . at tins olHce TXT ANTED an Apprentice to the bruiting : V V Apply, Oihce of this l'aper. rilO LET. A Blacksmith's Shop, with Anvil, JL. ? Hollows nuil Tools. Apply, L. Latcham. /COMFORTABLE balcony Bedroom To Let .V ., (board ; optional) near ferry. Mr. Ilea, Grocer, Mullens-street. — ...- ? - . iZN^OF~IIOPB! A BAND OF (HOPE /in connection with the Baptist. . Church, Mullens-street, Balmain. will - be oponed oil iFriday-noxt, 4th feeptcmbct. The chair will be . taken -by Rov. J. J. 61ns sop at: eight o'clock. ? - ?. I All persons taking an interest in the move ment are earnestly invited to attend. ??-:??? I ♦ It. ADCOCK, Hon. Sec. 1 St. Thomas' Sohoolroom, Balmain West. aRATNTO OOKTCEH.T And Minstrel Entertainmen...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 29 August 1885

A Wise DeAcon.— ' Deacon Wilder, -I you to ;tcll mo how you kopt yomw)l£ ? nno family so woll 'the past season,; when nil »10 rest of tis havo bcon mok so miicli, and ',{l\° had tho doctors running to us so often. mo ther /Taylor,; the answor- is vory. ensjv; .1 US®(1, Hop'Bit't'ers in !timo, and kept' my iainily well , nnd Bnrp.rl largo doctor's bills; Four shillings worth of it kept us all well and able to work all thc timo, nnd 1 w-ill w arrant it has eos you and most of thot-ncighboi,s £10 . ajiioce ; to kccj) sick tho samo timo. I lancj yoti'll take my nicdicme horeaftoi.' &L°- . ' . We believe that if every ono woiiltl use, , American Co 's Hop Bittois ficdy tlioicwoum bo much less sickness and misciy 111 fh^?'1 , and peoplo arc fast finding this out, wlio e . families keeping well at a trilling tost bj its use, - Wc advise nil to try it,, .Read, ,

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Odds and Ends. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 5 September 1885

Odds and Ends. . ] f ; T] i ej Gom-so' o f True Lo vo J '—-Tlio course .: of true love may -ho. traced, in, tlio oiglit letters., produced a t tho'hcaringdf a provincial hron cli. of promise ease. Tlio first letter- coniinenCc'd ,1 'Dear Mr. Smith,' tlion followed 'My dear John,' then 'My darling John,' 'My owii; darling Jack,' 'My darling John,' Dear John,' 'Dear Sir.' .'Sir,' andjjll ,was-oveiv- \ olumos could -pot say'more.: ;; , : ' A fontraetoi'-'caught*1 an -Irish'' laborer ^)ioki^gnind-tf}ld Linij-tq leavo ^.oft;\ ^vhief(' he'Tlid, 'sorely against' Iris wilj.' 'Spnie tinip' afterwards, hayiiig0 yijiifii oiled! wdtlv ' his masons, ho camp up and ? tasked ;I?at if ,;ho ..(^lltd toll hiiii w'^iero; ho . cdiild;,get about 'half 'a ' ddzoii steady 'nieh. 7 The Irishman., thought abput liigrovcngo. and tfililhini'he could'.ri JWho'ro ??' 'aske'd-hisinastoiv ( ?'Up at the eemetry, your honor.' - ; . ; ; j ; .'r^Yh.titjivpiild ypu do.^vlipn first einploye.d. 'tabling' an action?''' a...

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The Story Teller. THE TRAGEDY OF A TENNIS LAWN. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 5 September 1885

i iThe . Story ; Teller. THE TRAGEDY OF A TENNIS LAAVX. i. ..... t .'f — I ; i ; ii'i'r . ? [CONTltntUTED.] ? O'Rourlcc , .porsiiaclcd,.!^}!' rcct'6i; 'thiit^ilc W'us.so^ liii^irpsavo'it'preachor 'tliut it was teli' 'thousand ]-itios that ho (tho rector) should not2»reacli twice every Sunday, and by this bit oil,J lattery lie saved hiinscj&iroui that ^CUii|tQifo-^J;® iiTa?ui%Cturo of^senncins, ^Vith,CTCiit j oy lie stripped ofi llisMilacli ?cSatS arid'-wliiM ehoTief)-iiiid d'cA voted himself to.r-iuwn tennis and MifS Xathlefu/ij^'6.Vjs^ato : ng-in.5j'pwhir]gre- miniTeil hi'ui of liis native land. ? ; AYhut tried old Steelfast .most j«;as .that, Q'Rourke was so friendly, so ihtii'niitbj and liover wanted to go lionie. At ten o'clock lie, .Avas clieer i\il, at .cleyeri he was jocose, nt twelvohe was .cpnvuising the young Steelfasts with funny .stories : whilst in the opposite direc tion at , ten. Mr. ;Steolfast was sleepy, at eleven! he i wals -irritable, at twelve lie was sav...

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Poetry, LIFE'S DESERT. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 5 September 1885

-Poetry, LIFE'S DESERT. . , As the (jraveller faint nnd.weary, , I'iKdtlin^r through a.desort wide, Seeiiig' (d-isolatioii dreary— ; '/ '? 1 Jiiirniiig sands on every side .; ;. ' 0,m^dliT,ioiiwai-dT-r{i'ycly presseii, ^ . '?Ayitliiiope guidiiig'liis.wdrn 'fctt, f ' .Hoping though the heat distresses ' will aii oasis meet.-' ' . ','.fr ;.: --. -Thus arciinortals faint and . weavy, i .Plodding, tiirough Life's desert -jvide. v , ,i 'Plodding tlir,-)ugh:Life's desert di'cary,: Finding Care on;cyery sdil^{,j.. Seeing naiight but desolation, 7 j ;j'.|p!,j.tho.;burniugyKanils of Life;, fl„j ^ : '.,;,|iii Hope fiiuliiig,c;on.spiatioii'., u1'-; ' To go through tiie Jieiit andjs'ti'ife. ' ® ? Shall- we,1 when' the^0rirhey!s;6vcrj ' Find a liaven pure and fair ? tnumi -j h ? Will sweet peace the memli'icfe'bovcr l H ' -1 ?'!/.' OB this waste of strife' and fejire .' ' '-!?!-- ? Through Life's dosirt we aro turning TO Unto an oa-:is blest — 1 :Shall we, though the sands be burning, -'i i.l.Fi...

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