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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
MADDOCK'S SELECT LIBRARY, 383 GEOEGE-STEIiET, SYDNES'. TEEMS OP SUBSCRIPTION ? (Commencing at any Data). ? 6 Months. .12 Months. One work at a time and a * magazine'..'. ...' ... ' £1 5'D' '£2 '8 'D Two: works at a time and a . - magazine' ? 1 17 6 8 3 0 Three works at a time and ' two magazines ... ' — 2 10 0 . ' 4 4 0 A single volurao and a magazine, £1 Ib par annum COUNTET SUBSCEIPTION BATES. ' - 6 months, ia months. 9 Volumes at one timo ... £1 17 0 ... £3 3 0 ]£( ,, „ ... 3 3 0 ... 5 5 0 25j . „ „ ... 5 0 0 ... 8 O 0 - On all the New South Wales Eailwsy Lines, parcels ot Library Books areoarried at one quarter of tha ordinaiy parcel rates.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
IiEA&.TtE OF WHEELMEN. 11,364 PEE80N8 MTNESSED THE KACLXG v JBTSPAY.: NEXT SATURDAY NEXT SATURDAY NEXT SATURDAY NEXT SATURDAY. THE FIVE MILES AUSTRALASIAN CHAMPI01SHIP AT THE SYDNEY CRICKET . GROUND. TREMENDOUS EXCITEMENT. MEGSON , STIMi; THE CHAKIPIQN 0F CHAMP10NS. TANDEM-PACING, FIRST TIME IN AUSTRALIA. SYDNEY pGEET . . NEXT SATURDAY,
SYDNEY AMATUER SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
SYDNEY AMATUER SAILING CLUB. Yesterday afternoon this club closed their sailing season. The race sailed under it3 auspices was i Consolation Handicap. Sails were restricted to jib and mainsail, and the course sailed was from Kirribilli Point round tho Lightship, Sow and Pigs, j Shark Island, to a finish between the mark, i boat and Fort Maoqnarie. The entries were I uariaa (j, ueorge) ana Brownie (J. u. jsairiax) scratch, Ianthe (H. L. Hunt) lmin behind, Vic- ! toria (F. Doran) 5min behind, and Butteroup (H. Carpenter) 8min behind. Brownie and Cariad did not start. Theresult was : Ianthe, 1; Victoria, 2 j Buttercup, 3. ,
AMATEUR FISHERMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
AMATEUR FISHERMEN'S ASSO CL1TION OF N.S.W. The same steady progress mark3 the opera tions of this Association. The membership is now 151, and tho list of trophies donated has increased. At last meeting a cheqne for one guinea was received from Mr. W. King, of 72 Goul burn-Btroet, and Messrs. Tooth and Co., per medium of Mr. E. Morris, promised a trophy of two guineas. TheBe welcome gifts met with a hearty vote of thanks. It is intended to institute a manuscript journal to which contributions* by members and others are invited. The paper correspondence relating to the effort to close the harbor against net fishing was read up, and it was decided to maintain the same quiet, earnest endeavor to secure the accomplishment of this purpose. Two outings were announced, one for April 7, and tho other for April 10. The lecture and smoko concert on Wednesday night were very successful from all points of view. The lecturer, Alex. Oliver, Esq., president, gave a very useful address, and advised ...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
BOWING. In the account last week of the St. Ignatius j B.C. Regatta, in describing the race for the Riverviow Challenge Eights, it was made to appear that in the foul whioh occurred at j Longuevillo between the Sydney and North I Shore crews both coxswains were to blame. I This, it appears, was not the case, and Mr. Quist, who was steering the North Shore boat, has called to put us right in the matter. It appears that when approaching Longueville Sydney had a slight lead, which tho Dark Blues were rapidly decreasing, The North Shore coxswain twice hailed Neville-Wells, who was steering the Light Blue.;, for room. The Sydney boat, although clearly in fault, made no attempt to give way, and the North Shore boat was within an ace of being jammed on tlie Point. So close were they that No, 7 smashed the blade of his oar. which the others managed to avoid by pulling theirs in, two or three of the crew receiving nasty bruises at the time, and it was only by very nice steering that the Dark...
MILITARY SPORTS AT WEST MAITLAND. WEST MAITLAND, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
MILITARY SPORTS AT WEST MA.rn.ANl-. 'West Maitland, Saturday Night. The fol-lowing were the results of the principal events in connection with the military sports : Cavalry Swokd Exercise. — Maitland Half Squadron. Tilting at Rino.— Trooper C. Williams, Single ton, l j Trooper Morris, 2. Cleaving Turk's Heap.— Trooper Bushby, Mait land, 1 ; Trooper Sparke, Maitlaud, 2. .Cutlass Exercise,— No. 1 Team Naval Brigade, lj No. 2 Team Nanil Brigade, 2. Midnight Mahce. — Trooper Sparke, Maitland, 1; Trooper J. O'Donnell, Maitland, 2.
BOWLING. WAVERLEY v. ROSEHILL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
BOWLING. WAVERLEY v. ROSE HILL, A four-rink matoii was to have been played be tween Wiiverley and Rosehil! on the green of the f.orm«r yesterday, but owing to mi apparent lack of enthusiasm only sufficient players were m atten dance to enable a three-rink match to take place. The local club was dofeated by 17-points. £he fol lowing scores were made : — Rosehill : No. I Kiuk, 2; ; No. 2, £'9; No. 3, 31 — total, 87. Waverley : No. 1 Riuk, 25 ; No. 2, 22 ; No. 3, 23 — total, 70. CITY v. REDFERN. A four-rink match was played ou the Redfern Green yesterday, between the City and Redfern Clubs. Mr. R. Gray discharged the duties :-f um pire for Kedfern, while Mr. A. Colter r.cfed iu a similar capacity for the City players. The half hour scores were : City, 14, 32, 45, 52 ; Redfern, 18, 32, 45, 63.
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
ITEMS OP INTEREST. I* The field of 'Waterloo is covered with a | Crop of crimson poppies every year. | She I'm sorry I married you.' _He : 'Tou ought to be. You cut some nice girl out of a Blighty good husband.' i ' For once I'm going to have my own weigh,' Bhe said, as she stepped on the scale and deposited a penny in the slot. 'If you ever come within a mile of my house stop there,' said a hospitable man who was unfortunate in choosing his words. Look at our prices: Grillod rump steak or chops, mashed potatoes, bread, butter, and tea, 6d. John Bull Catering Co., 72 King-st#. ..Have you.iponey in a bank — or an insurance policy? Whether you have or propose to have, see next issue of the Sunday Times. ' The bride nearly faintfjd during the cere tnony, and had to be supported by her father until it was over.' 'Yes; aud now I hear her father is supporting both of them.' ' It pains me very much to smack you, Johnny,' said his mother with deep feelin-r, ' and I shall have to pass you ov...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
Every preparation has been made to ensure the success of the Paddintrton Cricket Club's first annual ball next Friday evening. Tbe music will be supplied by Mr. Alfred Kerr, whose band will play for tbe first time this season the popular Eruba Waltz, by tlie yon--~ composer, Miss Sylvia Blackstone, who is e&idenfc' of the district. Dancing will begin at 8 p.m. The first of this season's Nithsdale assem blies will be held on Wodnesday evening, for which Mr. Needs has made special orchestral arrangements. A new series of weekly dances, undor the name of the ' Paddington Socials,' v. ill be inaugurated on Wednesday evening next iu the Paddington Town Hail. Mr. G. H. Edmau'a full string band will provide music of the brightest and latest kind. The ladies of Waverley are always to the fore in organising entertainments in aid of j charities and churches. They recently made » a great success of the Fair, from which a very i- substantial sum was netted, aud now they are in the field...
SOCIAL ITEMS ENGAGEMENTS. APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
[?] a.* ENGAGEMENTS. Apbil. 1 — Walton's Weekly Assembly, Surreyville. I 1— Assembly, Unity Hall, next Synagogue. 2— Richard Brown's Weekly Assembly, Paddington Town Hall.* j 2 — Prinele and Miller's Assembly, Leigh House. 3 — Hughes and Smithers' Assembly, Leigh House. S — Padchngton Socials, Paddington Town Hall. 3— Nithsdale Opening Assembly. 4 — Professor Smith, opening assembly, Surrey ville. 5 — Paddington Cricket Club Annual Ball. 6 — Saturday Afternoon Assembly, Leigh House.* 18— The Waverley Ball, Paddington Town Hall. May.S 1 — Hushes and Smithers' Second Annual P, and F. Dress Ball, Leigh House.
A SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
A SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT. Pupils of Cleveland-street Superior Public Girls' School were strongly in evidence at the Opera House on Friday night, when the pretty little operettaof ' Lily bell ' was produced by thom before a house packed in every part. The children acquitted themselves admi rably — the solos, choruses, and dances being rendered in such a manner as to reflect credit upon all concerned. Miss Corbett, as Queen Titania, looked every inch the character, carrying herself with stately mien throughout, and, although somewhat nervous at first, demon strated before the proppramme concluded that sho possessed an unusually good voice for a girl of her years. Misses Binns (Lily bell) and Malumby (Thistledown) had a deal to do aud did it well, their vocal contributions being received with much applause. Some special and very enjoyable dances were gone through as follows : — Spanish waltz, Misses E. Biakenty and C . Caldwell : Bailors' hornpipe, Miss E. 'Loughnan: Irish jig, Miss V. E...
A GRAVE DANGER. SYDNEY A FOOL'S PARADISE, What May Happen Any Time. SUPERINTENDENT BEAU TALKS STRAIGHT. A Building Act and Other Things Urgently Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
A GRAVE DAMER. SIDNEY A FOOL'S PARADISE, What May Happen Any Time. SUPERINTENDENT BEAK TALKS STRAIGHT. A Building Act and Other Things Urgently Wanted. (By a ' Sunday Times ' Special.) Last week the Sunday Times published an illustrated article descriptive of the work ing of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. During the course of inspection our special had occasion to chat with Mr. Superinten dent Boar concerning the actual efficient state of the Brigade for the purpose of coping with fires likely to occur in this city, and the remarks which that ex perienced fire-fighter let fall' were of such importance that they are incorporated in a separate article. While, as was shown in the subject matter in last week's isane, there is no need whatever to find faalfc with either the applianoes of the Brigade or the ability of the men engaged, when we come to the all-important question of how far the com bined force of the M.B. can be depended upon to fight a large fire it is quite another affair ...
LAST NIGHT'S CASUALTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
LAST NIGHT'S CASUALTIES, A child named May Corney, about two years of age, was admitted to the Sydney Hospital last night, suffering from a severe burning. It appears that Mrs. Corney left two children in bed and went to a neighbor's house. One of the children accidentally set fire to the bedolothes. The screams of the children attraotea tue attention of somo neighbors, who rushed in and extinguished the flames. The ohild was treated by Dr. Veeoh at the Hospital, but it is feared that tbe shook, con sequent upon a severe burning, will end fatally. A man named James Viakers was Bitting on the side of_ a tram-car last evening when a tram, passing in tho opposite direotion, struck him on -tbe leg, which necessitated his admission into the Sydney Hospital. At an early hour last night the police found an old mail of very emaciated appearance in a stable in Nithsdale-street. As he was unable to walk they had him conveyed to the hospital, and here he was admitted for treat- ! metit. All en...
BACK FROM NEW AUSTRALIA. LIFE IN PARAGUAY. Prospects of the Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
BAOK FROM NEW AUS TRALIA. JilPB 1$ PARAGUAY. Prospects of the Settlement. i Me. William O. Kempson, who was ong of the second batch of voyagers by the Royal Tar to Paraguay, returned, to. Sydney by the Orizaba on Saturday last, and has given us a few particulars of his adventures. He states that he had intended going out with the first batch, but was prevented by his children being attacked with measles, but sent on with the Royal Tar a quantity of personal property, consisting of nine packages containing tools, clothing, and household effects. Mr. Kempson, with his wife and children, sailed with the Royal Tar on her second voyage, the party being in aharge of Mr. W. Saunders, one of the trustees and organisers, He says that a good deal of espionage took placo on the voyage, and that, it was impossible for halfa dozen of the members to converse together without having their conversation intruded upon by some of the leaders of the party. One frequent subject of discussion was the rig...
PATHETIC SUICIDE. A Father Kills Himself for His Children. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
PATHETIC SUICIDE. A Father Kills Himself for His Children. The circumstances of the death of John Henry Burney, whose body was found hanging in an unoccupied shop at Camber well ou Wednesday (reports the Melbourne Argus of Friday) were investigated by tbe coroner for Bourke, Mr. Candler, yesterday. iiurney was an engineer by trade, 5U years of age, and lived with his children at Barker's road, Glenferrie. He had been out of work for some time, and as he saw no prospect of obtaining employment, and was faced with poverty for himself and his family, he became despondent arid tired of his life. To his daughter Elizabeth he spoke of suicide, but as he was a temperate man and was apparently quite sane she did not believe that he would really end hislife. On Wednesday morning he left his home, promising to return at 6 o'clock. Ho did not return, however, and the police were com municated with and asked to search for him. Meanwhile atKiversdale-road, Camberwell, Mrs. Caroline Berry, a wido...
GENERAL ITEMS. Oxford v. Cambridge Boatrace. Bomb at Bradford. The Armenian Trouble. London. March 30. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
GENERAL ITEMS, Oxford v. Cambridge Boatrace. Boml) at Bradford. The Armenian Trouble. ('Sunday Times' Special Messages.) London. March 30. The fifty-first annual Oxford-Cambridge boatrace takes place to-day. The event is creating great excitement. Oxford is re garded as a certaiuty. Lord Kimberley, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, replying to a deputation from the Anglo-Armenian Society, who Rsked that repressive measures should be used against Turkey, said it was necessary to act with the greatest caution bo as nob to intensify the Eastern Question. Both Russia and England were convinced that Germany would, to preserve the peace, probably assist to quell the Turks. ; A sensation was caused yesterday at Bradford by the discovery of a fully-charged dynamite bomb. It is expected that a itore of explosives has been established at Bradford by the Fenian organisation. The authorities are actively searching.
HERE AND THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
HERE AND THERE. Cycling carnival great success. Sensational scoring in Adelaide yester day. Supposed murderer arrested at Parra mtta. Local pedallists were well to the fore yesterday. Body of a victim of the fishing boat capsize found. A fatal scaffold accident — where is Mr. Luscombe ? .£650,000 a year is interest we have to pay on money borrowed. The latest advices from New .Australia confirm previous reports. Does the Board of Health return value for the money expended by it ? When will the people learn to take a proper interest in public finance ? . Fourteen natives of New South Wales are in the Little Bay leper lazaretto. Mr. Russell's forecast for to-day : — Fine, With light to fresh winds from S. to E. There is considerable dissatisfaction in the Works Department in regard to the inquiries of the Departmental Commission. Some ex-members of the N.S.W. Parlia ment retain their gold passes, and thus pinch a bit more out of the country. It is not displeasing to N.S.W. and Victori...