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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
SEJiï PAGE SEVEN FOR OUR G-EEAT MISSING WORD COMPETITION. INTERESTING ! AMUSING ! ! . PROFITABLE ! ! ! AND ABSOLUTELY FAIR. Remember, that all Moneys contri- buted to the 'SUNDAY TIMES" MISSING WORD COMPETITION Are returned to the Winners WITHOUT FEE, COMMISSION, OB DE- DUCTION OF ANT KIND. DO NOT MISS IT! CREMORNE GARDENS. Sole Lessee . MB. IKGRAK. Mast cal Director ... W. EESBT CSOKE CONTINENTAL CONCERTS EVERY EVENING. TO-MORROW, SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE PROGRAMME When THE QUARTETTE PARTY Will sing " Departure " and " Sweet ? and Low.'.* - Mn. KERFERD t Will sing ff For All Eternity,". and Over tte Hills and Far Away." Miss KL VIRA LEE, " The Lost: Chord " (with orchestral accompaniment) and "TheGift." , Mr. FRANK POWELL, . "If with All Your Hearts" and "The ' Holy City ." Mr. CAHILL, "The Resurrection Morn " and j,-' "Nazareth." .Mr.. J. L. WINTLE, " Les Rameaux" and " Beauty's Eyes." THE MALE QUARTETTE. "The Chapel " and " If Doughty Deeds." The Brilliant Pia...
FACTS, FANCIES, AND FORGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
FACTS, FANCIES, AND FORGINGS. [BY "FORTIS."] Under the new constitution of the League of Wheelmen now being drafted, provision is being made for the appointment of a tourists' board, whose powers will be somewhat similar to those en- trusted to the tourists' boards of New South Wales and Victoria. To this, the most important branch of cycling, little or no attention has been paid by the local govern- ing body. The principal duty of the board is the arrange- ment of a universal tariff at all accommodation houses, and hotels throughout the colony for the benefit of members of the league when on tour. Should the committee appointed by the couucil of the League of W.A. Wheelmen for the purpose of redrafting a constitution and revising the rules not have com- pleted their work, there will be an outcry from many quarters. Those who have the interests of cycling as a sport at heart recognise the extreme desirability of a new state of things being brought about be- fore the next racing seas...
THE LEGEND OF SANTA CLAUS. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
-, - ?; v ? THE LEGEND iff SANTA CLAUS. BY ELIZABETH \V. LATIMEB. In old Italian story, ere Florence went astray. Misled by wealth and glory, in stern, sadTíantié*S:day7 ~ '-^ A certain knight, m fight, was captured by his foe," ; . Who swore a fierce unknightly oath he .1 would not let him go Without .a ransom such as might a king or prince set free Ten thousand golden'crowns paid down -and that right speedily. The Knight refused their cruel terms ; -tiley cast him then straightway Into+he castle's oubliette, where one poor loaf a day, And draught of water-less and less were let down by a cord, While a hoarse voice above exclaimed " By order of my lord, Again I ask, wilt thou, Sir Knight, make terms for thy release ? If not, to-morrow-any day-thy dole of food may cease." "I will not cast my children's bread to dogs," the answer came " I will not bring my babes and wife to beggary and. shame. I cannot raise ten thousand crowns, nor would I if I could ; Far better that my enemies sho...
THE DEFECTION OF A GRAND PANJANDUM. SERIOUS CRISIS m SECRET CIRCLES. FULL REPORT [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
THE DEFECTION OF À GRAND PANJANDUM. SERIOUS CRISIS m SECRET CIRCLES. FULL REPORT (BY OUR OWN GRAND INQUISITOR.) A meeting of the Most Exalted and sublime Order of Hereditary Grand Muc-a-mucs was held at the High Convivial Temple one even- ing last week, Oar Grand In- quisitor obtained admission by going through the usual genuflec- tions. The Worshipful Grand Boozer, Bro. B. Bloggs, P.G.X.X., who informed the brethren that the Grand Sleeper of the Slate had received a letter from the ß.W. Bro. Sir Jerry Builder, P.M., L.J,K.ML, K.C.M.G., complaining that at the last meeting of the Lodge the members had neglected to exhibit a proper amount of rever- ! ential humility when be entered the lodge. Instead of prostrating themselves on their stomachs and lick i tig the dust in accordance with the ancient Laputan usage, they had simply fallen on their knees. He wrote Tor the purpose of informing the lodge that this omission would lead to his absent- ing himself from the Order for the future....
Corts and [?]etorts. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
Carts múr Retorts. li's an ill-wind that blows no- body any good. . For the last three seasons the unhappy wheat growers of South Australia have had to contend with- drought, dry- ness and despair, and now things that way ai« very black-so black indeed that roany of the farmers are throwing np their holdings and South Australia altogether. More- over, they are moving Westward whereto the course of Empire, rabbits and : bust-boomers ever takes its way. We can offer these j unfortunate men plenty of good land which certainly needs clear- ing, but- is capable of growing «ny-' thing wit hout much trna ble after it has been cleared, and a steady, reliable rainfall. 80 the rank« of the S«ven Families will shortly be swollen by the addition of a few hundred nimble agriculturists that is, if the first Six Families will only leave the Seventh something to settle on. Who are the Seven Families ? Why, thé Steeres, i he Hamersleys, the Burts, the Stones, the Leakes, the Lefroys, and-the Tothers...
[?]owing [?]ems. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
ROWING MEMS. The annual contests arranged amongst the professional oarsmen of Great Britain, the Christmas Handicap Sculling Saces, took place on the Tyne course at New- castle during Christmas week, and were of more than average interest to Australians in the fact that the two New South Wales scullers, George Towns and James Wray, who were both seeking for the World's Championship, competed, but were unsuccessful. Towns was defeated in his first heat, while Wray managed to gain a place in the final heat, only to be van- quished by J. White, who had the advantage of 17 seconds' start from Wray, which is a large handicap for Wray to give away, lt is not to be expected that the Aus- tralians would show to very great advantage at this time of the year in England, as, being in the depth of winter, they will not be quite acclimatised to the rigors of an English winter yet ; but it speaks well for Wray's capabilities in any race that he may take part in in the forthcoming season to find t...
PUBLIC OPINION Declares: [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 9 January 1898
PUBLIC OPINION Declares: That we should all like to see business brisker in Coolgardie. That Ministers went to Mandurah to fish-for compliments, and-votes. That the "pleasant Sunday afternoon" business runs the Sunday concerts very hard. That typhoid has already began to make itself felt - as usual among the t'othersiders. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; That his Excellency is surely wrong in calling the Queen the titular head of the Masonic body. That 675,071 oz., worth £2,565,267 6s., is not a bad return for 1897 from the W.A. mines That the electoral laws of Western Austra- &nbsp; &nbsp; lia are arbitraty, anomalous, and &nbsp; &nbsp; altogether unjust. That the Premier's estimate of an in- crease in population of 3000 per month comes lamely off. &nbsp; &nbsp; That £10 1s. 9d. per head of taxation is a little too much to pay for the privi lege of living in W.A. That a church which backs sweep-pro- moters ...
FIRST JUNIOR. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
FIBST JUNIOR. M.C.C. "A" v. M.C.C. "B." Flayed on the west wicket of the Esplanade on Saturday afternoon. Seores: M.CC. "A."-First Innings. - Dartnall, b Collins . 9 Hardwicke, c Collins, b Deakin 4 Sandell, b Horrocks. 24 Letch, lbw, b Mcculloch ... 6 Wilkinson, c and b Parker ... 6 Barlee, st. Deakin, b Parker 4 Downs, c Courtenay, b Mccul- loch . 3 Doyle, lbw, b Horrocks ... 20 Trude, not out ... . 8 Bird, b Horrocks . O Ranford, b Horrocks ... ... 9 Sundries . ... 5 Total 98
PERTH V. FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
PERTH V. FBEBIANTM¡. Fremantle was captained by Keogh, and Parker took charge of the Perthites. The match yesterday did not result in a very attractive display of cricket, with the exception of Oldham, who pnt on a score of 38, oat of which were fire 4's, Wright coining next with 24, when he gave an easy catch, which Thorgood accepted. Wright was favoured by a deal of luck, as Rollands missed à very easy chance of stumping him. Moffat, who put up seven runs, was also fortu- nate, as Delohery missed an easy chance of stamping him, letting the ball pass through his hand. Kelsall was caught off one of Mullen's left-handed balls, after he had added 2 to the Perth score. Dómela was beginning to show very fair form, when he was bowled by Kepgh, after putting on a score of 15, The fielding of the Fremantle Club waa not brilliant. Several very easy catches were missed, one of the-most. noticeable being a catch off Keogh's '^bowlingr by Herring. The following are the scores :- . ^ - PEBTH.-F...
KARRAKATTA V. EAST FREMANTLE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
KARRAKATTA V. EAST FREMANTLE. Played on the Association Ground on Saturday. The latter won the toss, Watson and Marcroft going to the wicket, the former opening to Carlton at the South end. With the third ball, Watson, attempting a difficult run, was dismissed. Meares was next, and played a couple of maidens, then he commenced to hit freely, and scored quickly. With the score at 34 Caldwell replaced M'Donough, who had been trundling from the Grand Stand end. Thé score was carried on to 65. Kelsiewent on in place of Caldwell, and dismissed Meare with the first ball, the latter's contribution being 37. Bicharás joined Marcroft, and scored a single, while the latter carried the total to 63 Richards was then caught by Caldwell in the long field off Kelsie; Selk went in and pulled the first ball to leg for three. Marcroft was dismissed by McDonough, who relieved Carlton at the South end. Meares was 23. With the total at 71, H. Byers joined Selk, when a couple more was scored. The latter ...
SENIOR MATCHES. M.C.C. [?]. AUSTRAL [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
SENIOR MATCHES. 3Í.C-C. V. AüßTBAi. j This game was commenced on the Association Ground yesterday. . The Austral skipper won the toss, and sent in Jackson and Canst, the latter taking stroke from Bishop, who trundled from tiie Grand Stand end. With the fifth ball of the over Hixson snapped him ! up behind the wicket. W. Lockwood came next, and scored 12 from three hits to leg off Sandell, who was bowling from the opposite end. Canst, the next i man, was beaten by a slow break ball j from the off. Bennett joined Jackson, I and opened welL When he had scored j 9 he was clean bowled by the third I ball from Duffy, who had replaced Ran- dell. E. Lockwood was next, but after scoring a single saw the downfall of Jackson, who played one on to the wicket from Bishop when his score was a dozen. Abbud joined Lockwood, but before he had scored was caught behind the wicket by Hixson off Bishop. The score was now 5 wickets for 38. Bar- nard helped Lockwood to carry the score to 59, when he was b...
FASHIONS AND FANCIES. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
FASHIONS AND FANCIES. A new occupation has opened u for women, especially suitable fe strong-minded spinsters. A creek has been opened at one of th fashionable watering places nea Melbourne for the convenience c families who are unable to affor j the luxnry of a nnrsery goveraesi I and mothers, especially when awa from home on a holiday, usual! find their little ones somewha trying at times. The young folk are not kept under school discip line, but are made happy an» companionable among themselves It would not be a bad ide for an enterprising woman to tak the idea np, for the benefit o Perth ; she would earn the grati tude of many a mother. Drink usually drives men t desperate deeds, but at the fire 01 Thursday night it was the abseuc of water which caused an alter cation between a fireman and ; railway porter, who, disputing about the necessity of a úseles hose, proceeded to settle thei difference of opinion by a bout o fisticuffs. It was most amusing fc see the crowd and firemen l...
AUSTRALIANS. First Innings. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
ÁTT6TBAXIANB. First Innings. j Darling, c Storer, b Bichard« son . 178 McLeod, b Briggs . 31 Hill, c Storer, b Bichardson ... 81 Gregory, c Storer, b Hirst ... 52 Noble, b Richardson ... 39 Trott, b Hearne . 3 Iredale, b Bichardson. 84 Kelly, b Stoddart . 22 Trumble, not out ... ... 25 Eight wickets for ... 537
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. THE THIRD TEST MATCH. A RECORD ATTENDANCE. GRAND BATTING BY THE AUSTRALIANS. (OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) ADELAIDE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. THE THEED TEST MATCH. A BECOSD ATTENDANCE. GRAND BATTING BY THE AUS- TRALIANS. (OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. ) ADELAIDE, Saturday. The third test match between Eng- land and Australia., which commenced yesterday, was continued to-day before an enormous crowd, who had been at- tracted by the splendid batting display of Darling and Hill. The weather was fine', but very hot, and the slightest piece of shade was eagerly sought after and carefully retained. The crowd was most enthusiastic over Darling's great score, and the " record" of 310 for two wickets formed the theme of great congratulation. As the Englishmen paced out to the wicket, they got a hearty round of applause, which swelled into a tempest of cheers as " Joe" Darling and Gregory appeared. The play for the first hour or so was distinctly tame, as the batsmen were very anxious to carry forward the over- night record. fContrary to expectations, Darling did not add to his score, as he was splendidly caught between ...
QUEEN'S COLLEGE OF MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
QUEEN'S COLLEGE OF MUSIC. Under this title Mr. W. Ernst Crome announces that he, in conjunction with Miss Ada Willens, assisted by Herr Berner, Madame Belle Buck, Miss Isabel Keid, and other accomplished musicians, has openeda School of Music in McNess's Boyal Arcade. The music lovers of the city are to be congratulated upon the commencement of an enterprise of the kind, and the public will be pleased to hear that such admirable instruction is open to students.
THE GOLDEN FLEECE. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
THE GOLDEN FLEECE. (BY A. GOLDFIELDS EXPERT.) It is not long ago that the Bvlletit used to crow over the falling destinies of Western Australia., and proclaim the rank dufferness of every mine it pos- sessed. But the gold output has done its work and told this able bul bumptious journal that it is not infall- ible after all. In its last issue it gives but two paragraphs to Westralian min ing, in one of which it doubts if the Perth Mint will be capable of idealing with our gold output, and in the othei has a partially pleasant word to say foi the "Plunderderry," as it terms Elliott'* great but patchy mine ! After this wt may expect to, hear Mr. Scantlebury confess that theBitanitais not the orilj gold mine west of Adelaide. * * * A late report from Kanowna is 120oz, to the dish. Most of it though is 121 dishes to the ounce. * * * Warden Troy has reported favourably upon the scheme for erecting a public battery at Vosperton. * * * The Gordon North, which has jusl obtained three months...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
THE LATEST DRAW The "Sunday Tunes" Missing Word Competition Can you guess the Missing Word this week ? IsOOk On Page 7, and have a try. SEE PAGE 7 FOB Missing Word Competition W. ZIMPEIi, Furniture The Oldest Established Factory and Warehouse in Western Australia. Employs none but First-class Mechanics. Fljanufactuper (WHOLESALE AND RETAIL), HAY STREBT, ÎWTH. W. ZIMPEL Has one of the Largest Stocks to select from in all classes of Furniture.^Carpets, Floorcloth, Crockery, Peram- bulators, > Mailearts in endless varieties; Bed- steads Cots, Rattan Cane Lounges and Chairs, Austrian and American Chairs ; Lamps, Clocks, &c, &e. Venetian Blinds made to order in any color. Wire Mattresses and Stretchers-Wholesale to the Trade, and Special: Low Prices to Publicans, &c., also Hock, Kapok, and Horsehair Mattresses. SOLE AGENT EOS THE SWTFISE CYCLES.. W. ZIMPEL will be glad to show his Immense Stock to those visiting Perth,, who are advised not to miss paying him a ...
LOCAL EVIL. [Newspaper Article] — West Australian Sunday Times — 16 January 1898
LOCAL EVIL. It must be candidly confessed that the reports of legal proceedings which take place in Western Aus- tralia are calculated to stamp us, in the estimation of strangers, as a people both brutal and immoral. When on the one hand we see murderers and torturers receiving verdicts tantamount to acquittal from stupid juries, and light sen- tences from complaisant magis trates,and peruse thecomment which the Chief Justice of the colony has felt it necessary to make on the treatment of crime and criminals generally, and on the other hear of the merciless floggings administered to men who make their escape from a penal establishment which is un- fit to hold a sparrow in safe custody, we, in common with outsiders, are justified in thinking that there is a lack of humanity and a want of moral tone about the community generally. Against this, however, we can place the outbursts of popular indignation which have greeted recent miscarriages of justice, and which are gradually giving us...