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Correspondence. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the opinions expressed by our Correspondents.] POWERFUL STATEMENTS, ETC. (To THE EDITOR OF THE WATCHMAN.) [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
Correspondence. [7Fi? do not hold ourselves respomille for the• opinions expressed ly our Correspondents."] POWERFUL STATEMENTS, ETC. (To THE EDITOR OF THE WATCHMAN.) Kir,—There aro other thing's powerful, as well as statements, one of which is " Influenza." I liavo "been wrestling with this powerful antagonist for the pa6t fortnight, and I must confess it has lind the best of me, and so I was kept from following up my contention regarding these powerful statements, etc. To be , effective there must be more than words, however powerful. A proclamation is needed, i warning all ecclesiastical agitators to take " hands oil" the Education Department of this State and, also, that when all sectarian establishments aro thrown open to regular government inspection, whatever readjustment may become necessary to make matters work harmoniously, shall bo effected. Something of this nature would bo far bettor than words. Now for my original contention, namely, " That religious teacliing was plac...
The ladies in the Political Arena. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
Tlie ladies iii tlie Political Arena. "We are bonded together to oppose anything "which is a .menace to the home, the child, and society," Mrs. Noliva said at a meeting held in the Y.3I.C.A. Hnll on Monday night, to celebrate, the extension of the Franchise to Women.' The* president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union then added "that women sought a vote in politics in order to back up their moral suasion by legislative action, and moved the following resolution " That this meeting of members and friends of the Women's Christian Temperance Union tender their cordial thanks to the Premier, Sir John See, and to the Vice-President of the Executive Council, Mr. P. B. Suttor, M.L.C., for their untiring efforts to secure the enfranchisement of the -women of the State of New South Wales, and congratulates them on their success." Mrs. (J. Ward seconded the motion, which was supported by the Rev, Canon Boyce and Mr. P. E. McLean, M.H.B., and carried unanimously. During > the speeche...
Music Hath Charms, &c. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
Music Hatli Cliamis, &lt;tc. "If music "be the food of love, play on and give me excess of it," so says ohakespeare, and in the 2flth century music and musical instrument vendors are doing tlieir best to live up to the "bard's maxim from a commercial point of view. This reminds us that Mr. Terriell, the piano importer, lias a magnificent assortment of new and second-hand pianos on exhibition just now, and the collection has been further enhanced by a fresh shipment of new Upside Grands, a brand of piano becoming rapidly prominent in the drawing rooms of PottsPoint.
Mrs. Margaret L. Shepherd at Brunswick. ROMAN CATHOLIC COUNCILLORS DON'T LIKE THEIR TOWN HALL BEING LET TO AN ESCAPED NUN. A TOWN-HALL INCIDENT. COUNCILLORS' ACTIONS CHALLENGED. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
Mrs. Margaret L. Shepherd at Brunswick. Roman' Catholic Coukcillohs don't : trran; town Hall deing urr to an ■ Escaped ncx. ' . a 3otn-1iaix incident. councili.oils' actions cjiallkngki). Ail announcement by Councillor Homing that lio intended challenging tho right of live councillors to grant tho use of tho town-hull to Mrs. Margaret Shepherd, an anti-Roman Catholic lecturer, caused fully 300 ratepayers to attorul the meeting of tho Brunswick GouAi# feccntly. • Oflpicillor Fleming said ho applied for tho use of the town-hall on August 26j and was informed it had beaa lot to ail cscaped nun. He1 subsequently learnt that the hall was lot to Mrs. Shepherd's agent with tho consent of five I councillors.. He moved— "That, the ox-Mayor and four councillors tender on explanation ro the letting of t the "hftll in view of a resolution having "been adopted that the hall was not to be let for such purposes." •&lt;-*, Councillor Phillips said that as the proposition was about to lapse ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
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DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
DAIRY PBODUCE. Bdttzb—Creamery, 1/2 per lb. Pasteurised, 1/2J per lb, ^ . ■ Factory, 1/1, 1/2. • : • • •. Dairy, 1/-. ' 7 • j "•••'" " Market bare. . ... /... Baoon—Side«: McLean's, /JO per lb., n /10. Middles, /10*. l/-. V > r. • * Flittlies, /9, /10. • ; . / . , s . ' Shoulders, p, IS. ■ fhnntffg—N.S.W., loaf, ([). /9J, jOh%' per lb. • . Medium size,/8J,'/9.( • . ' . ^ • , Victorian, /9,/9i. ' 5 ' / N.Z. /9*, /fl|. " . . Egos—Southern, -/ll per doz. \ . Northern, /10, /10J. . New laid,/U, /Ill, 1/-. Labd—Bladder, /9 to /9|. « " Bulk tins, /9. Haks—Scarce. N. S. TV. /II, /11J, per lb., lightweights, II N.Z. (bonded), /10J, /ll, /11$. \ Pocltby—Fowls: Hens, 3/4, 3/10 ; prime 4/-,' 4/9 per pair.J „ . Boosters, 3/6, 4/G ; prime, '6/-, G/C. Ducks li/6, -1/-, prime5/-, G/G. Geeee, 4/G, 5/-, prime 7/-, 8/G. Turkey liens, 4/G, 6/-, prime 7/-, 8/6.' „ cocks, 8/- JO/-; prime, 12/-, 18/\x=req-\ • FARM PBODUCE. Mattv—prices irregular. Prime, .5/-, 5/2, 5/3. per bushel. Otlier sortrt, 4/9, ...
Commercial. The Watchman Office, Wednesday Evening. FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
Commercial. The Watchman Office, Wednesday Evening. FABM AND DAUtY PRODUCE. During the past -week the fodder market lias been considerably depressed. Stocks generally . hate accumulated, and sales have been made at concessions. Chaff market has now recovered somewhat, prime quality being again in demand. Orders are again coming to hand for starving stock fodder, the present spell of ^liot dry weather seriousl}* affecting the growth . of new grass.- The' wheat market remains dull at late quotations. Maize market unsettled; one truck soft green ex Redfern realised 4/7A-. On wharves prices are various, from 5/2 to 5/G per bushel. Bran and Pollard are cheaper, with slow sales, from 1/- to 1 /OA per bushel. Supplies of Lucerne and Oaten Hay being above requirements, prices are reduced. Potatoes and Onions selliug well; Oats and Barley at late rates. Butter market remains unsettled, the present : hot diy weather seriously affecting supjriies. Outside orders having been accepted for consid...
" Brown Holland." [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
" Brown Holland." ^Specially Written for Tun Watchmax."! 13y K.M.H. It is wonderful, when uno has time to dwell onBUch matters how, sometimes, the merest circumstance will make or mar the existence of An individual, and, without a smile or tear of gratitude or regret from tbe said individual, will pass forever into obscurity, as the acoru has passed when one stands and gazes into the .giant branches of the oak. Did Bachel for one moment dream that brown holLind was the cause of her' future happiness? No. Did anybody else? No, except Aunt Tabitha and I, who am the brown holland in question. I was the end of the i-oll, and just measured ten yards and one eighth at tue particular time of which I speak, wiien I heard the affable individual, on my side of the counter, remark to an elderly lady oa the other, " Brown holland, Madam ? Yes, Madam," whereupon I was unfolded before the critical £yes of tbe lady in question, who, with a sideways poise of the head, expressed an opinion that 1 wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
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Introduction to the Study of Natural Law. (CONTINUED FROM LAST ISSUE.) [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
Introduction to the Study of Natural Law. (COXTIXUED FROM LAST ISSUE.) 8. (theater than the Law.—If the law, were permitted to work without interference there can be no doubt that it would ultimately reach this result. But there is something higher and greater than the law, something that can subdue . man's will, bring it into harmony with the Supreme Will, and so i enable him to obey the law "more perfectly. This something is called faith. Of Abraham it is recorded that " he was justified (i.e., made perfect) by faith." Faith is therefore capable I of doing what the law cannot do, for it can ! restore man to the original perfection which he had in Adam before he fell. "What, then, , is faith? It is belief based, upon knowledge of ! the will and the power of God, and of His goodness and love to man. This knowledge can be obtained from the record of God's deal-; j ings with man from the creation onwards, which contains all that God has revealed to man concerning Himself. In this sacr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
A SILVER WATCH FOR NOTHING. We hereby undertake to GIVE ONE of our famous SILVER WATCHES, listed at £2 10s (Lady's or Gentleman's) to every Man, Woman, or Child who sends us the Correct Reading of tho following puzzle;— I' A WTCHM'N *S A N'CSS*TY. j The only condition is that if your answer is correct you purchase one of our Solid Sterling Silver Chains to wear with the Watch. SEND NO MONEY, simply forward your answer, nnd enclose stamp and addressed nvelope (2d), so that we may inform you if ou have won the watch. There is no necessity "o cut out this advertisement. We are making 'his offer solely with tho object of introducing nnd advertising our goods. Address, THE MANAGER, THE ENGLISH WATCH CO., P.O. CHAMBERS PITT STREET, SYDNEY ■/2 DOZEN SILVER SPOONS FOR NOTHING. Ztarfa* tb» brt twejre months w bare aw ay fre« thouasnd* of onr Umom Um Watabw and hare in our poaceuioa an unlimited number of uhaoUclted te«tJmoaUlj from all partaof Au\x=req-\ tauia, aeknowladfing the wonderful va...
BALMAIN No. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
BALMAIN No. 7. Tho regular monthly meeting of tlie above Branch was held in the Congregational Church on Tuesday evening, Sept. 2nd. a here was a good attendance of members. The Be v. H. Gainford, president, occupied the chair, and opened the meeting by prayer. A largo amount of correspondence was dealt with. Throe delegates to the Balmain Hospital Collection Committee were appointed. Tho sum of one gninca was voted to the Balmain Fund for tho relief of tho sufferers by the Mount Keinbla disaster. Tho Bev. H. Gainford will deliver an address at the next meeting. Various accounts were passed for payment. Forty-three now members were admitted, and a very pleasant meeting was brought to a close with the Benediction.
What Christian Endeavour Is Doing. CONVENTION NOTES CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 13 September 1902
What Christian Endeavour Is Doing. CONVENTION NOTES CONTINUED. (Specially written for the Watchman. ) Monday afternoon, 1st September, saw the Y. M. 0. A. Hall in festive array, ready for the Bible reading and conferences which were to be held there. Punctually at half-past two Bev. William Shaw, Australasian President, took the chair, and opened the session by giving out, "Take time to be Holy." His Bible reading upon " The Praying Christ," as seen in St. Luke's Gospel, was a treat, and; everybody felt sorry when the time came for him to close. A cordial reception awaited Hev. Dr. Dill\x=req-\ Macky, who was the chairman for the afternoon conferences. The papers upon " Our duties as officers and Committees" were of a very helpful character. For originality of thought ana beauty of expression, that by Miss Grace Short, of Newcastle, stands easily first. Unfortunately she was suffering from a sore throat, which prevented her voice from reaching all parts of the halL The paper by Mrs....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 20 September 1902
Football it» a manly game That hardens muscle, knits the frame, And makes Australia's hardy yohth Our pride and strength, and that* the truth. Bad coughs and colas attack the strong, As inuch the weak that's sure, Let both—they never can go wrong— Take Woods' Gbxxt Peppermint Cube.
Lecture at Rockdale on Church History, [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 20 September 1902
Lecture at Kockdale on Church History, By the Rev. E. M. Walkee, Diocese of Newcastle. Having received ail intimation of the above we went to Rockdale onVWednesday, Sept. 1.0, We were given to understand tliat tlie lecture was to begin at 7.45, but it was fully 8.20 before the lantern could be persuaded to work. So, therefore, we had time to look around and make enquiries. The Church was lit up when we arrived. One glance at the Communion , table, laden with ilowers, told us the kind of doctrine that was being taught at St. John's. This was emphasized on learning that "Hymns Ancient and Modern "* (Popery's Poetical Pioneer), was the hymn-book in use, and in seeing the clergyman Hitting about, clothed in cassock, like a Komish'priest.« It would be no want of charity to say that the lantern exhibition was a miserable failure, and that the lecture itself was decidedly churchy. *\Ve heard a great deal of the church and she, which brought to mind the poem by Martin Tapper: — *' Tke Churc...
The Sydney Police Force Utterly Demoralised. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 20 September 1902
The Sydney Police Force Utterly Demoralised. To characterise the police force of Sydney as utterly demoralised may astonish a few who Are living in peaceful itpiorance of the real state of affairs, but very many will regard it as a, mild statement of what they have for a long time well known. That it is no exaggera-. tion to sfiy so, will be the aim of this «nd following articles. Unless the community awakens to the dangers, from this cause, that are steadily increasing, and demand immediate redress, things will continue to be •allowed to drift, for it is clear that the Government is as apathetic as the police force is demoralised. In the opinion of the Premier and many Members of Parliament the Inspec\x=req-\ tor-Gencral of police is a capable officer, and they lose no opportunity of singing his praises, the reasons for which are very well known. He may. be a capable officer, but the condition of the force which ho controls argues strongly to the contraiy. Some excuse for him, howe...