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LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
lawn tehnis. The final round for the captaincy of the Sydney Club Was played off yesterday afternoon, betweeu Dewhuwt and Crossman. Tho weather was un usually boisterous and gusty, but iu spite of this a very fine exhibition of the ;ame was given, esDeciallv bv the winner. The first set went to Dewhurst — 6-S — ho holding the lead all through, but towards the close Crossinrm had commenced to assert himself, and continuing into the next set it was called 4-2 in his favor, but after this his play weut off greatly, and Deerliurst won that set — 6-4 — and the next— 6-2. The result was therefore, Dewhurst beat Crossman — 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. In the last set Crossman seemed to have lost heart, nnd seemed to be more bothered by the wind thun his opponent. During the match, however, he saved some rests in a surprising manner. Dewhurst's splendid length, however, and accurate volleying was too mueh for him. This match is tho first out of three that Dewhurst has won against Crossman, these two inva...
PIGEON SHOOTING. N.S.W. GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
PIGEON' SHOOTIHG. N.S.W. GUN CLUB. Open sweepstake shooting took place nt the N.S.W. Gun Club Grounds, Botany, yesterday. Some really good birds were provided. The fol lowing wero the results : — No. 1. — Divided by Messrs. Dufiot and E. Blake, with 3 kills. No. 2. — Divided by Messrs. *Myall and Clements, with 3 kills. - No. 3. — Divided by Messrs, Dufiot and Clements, with 5 kills. No. 4.— Divided by Messrs. *Myall and Blake, with 3 kills. No. 5. — Divided by Messrs. Clements and Bloke, with 4 kills. No. 6.— Divided by Messrs. Clements and Dufiot, with 2 kills. No. 7.— Divided by Messrs. Clements and Dufiot, with 3 kills. No. 8.— Divided by Messrs. Clements and Cor nelius, with 6 kills. No. 9. — Divided by Messrs. Clements and Cor nelius, with 4 kills. No. 10, — Divided by Messrs. Blake and CorneliuB, with 6 kills. No. 11.— Won outright by Mr. Dufiot, with 18 kills. * Assumed names.
THE CYCLING CARNIVAL. N.S.W. LEAGUE SPORTS. A Grand Opening. Megson the Champion — Middleton Shows Great Form-New South , Wales Victorious. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
THE CYCLING CARNIVAL. N.S.W. LEAG0E SPORTS. ?» A Grand Opening. Megson the Champion — Middletou Shows Great Form— N aw South , Wales Victorious. Given fine weather everybody who was any body prophesied that the cycling carnival, under the auspices of the New South Wales League of Wheelmen, would be a tremendous euooess, and as far as the first day is concerned what everybody saiu has proved true. The weather wa3 fine, barring a Btrong wind with a southerly tendency, which made it uncomfortable for the riders, and also raised olouds of dust in the streets, which, aa ushal, were not watered when it was needed most. Ned Gregory, who can always be depended upon, prepared a first class track — in fact there has never been a better one at tbe Association Ground. The public responded very well to the grand pro gramme of sport put before them. The Btand and enclosure were very well tilled, the mem bers' stand and ladies' reserve ditto, and the shilling portion of tho ground was so patronise...
ENGLAND v S. AUSTRALIA. England four Wickets Down for 451 Runs. Ward, Brown, and Ford Each Compile Three Figures. ADELAIDE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
ENGLAND y S. AUSTRALIA. England four Wickets Down for 451 Runs. Ward, Brown, and Ford Each Compile Three Figures. (by wire— from our own correspondent.) Adelaide, Saturday Night. Tho Englishmen no doubt were nob very keen in the match to-day. A few minutes were allowed to elapse beforo the batsmen appoared at the wickets. The weather was beautifully fine, and the attendance, consider ing that the cream of cricket for this season has boen skimmed, was wonderfully good. About 12,000 were present. When play was resumed Brown was not out 15, Ward 31, aud Giffen and Jones took up the attack. For a long time the scoring was very slow, six overs produciug as many runs, aud both Giffen and Jonos keeping a splendid length, while there was some brilliant fielding shown, Lyons, Darling, and Scrymgour beiug in oviduuoe. The first 25 minutes produced 8 runs. Brown after half-an-hour's cricket opened out. Jones became oxpensivc, Brown treating him rather severely with 135 up. Jarvis took Jones' p...
POLITICAL. MR. AFFLECK AND THE SPEAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
POLITICAL. MB. AFFLECK AND TUE SPEAKER. Mr. 'Affleck had undoubtedly the pull of the Speaker . in .differing from his ruling. The Speaker hold that the matter sought to be ventilated by Mr. Affleck could not ba gone into because it had boen dealt with in a .previous Parliament. Mr. Affleck took' exception to this ruling, and the Speaker wriggled out. He could hardly justify his position. If a matter was not to be dealt with because it had been before a previous Parliament we would miss a good many reforms. That a matter cannot be dealb with twice in the same session is reasonable enough, and that is perhaps what the Speaker was thinking about. Mr. Affleck may be considered to have scored.
POLITICAL PELLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
POLITICAL PELLETS. Mr. Sohey said that the average length of the sittings this session had exceeded that of any previous session. The Premier said that if they oould ourtail tbe tongues the sittings would be curtailed. (Hear, hear). The Premier hopes to olose this session of Parliament in August (bar aeoidants) and resume in February, 1896. It is very evident that politioal influenoe has a good deal to do with tne appointment of Crown Prosecutors. Sir George Dibbs states that he is thankful that the Conciliation and Arbitration Bill — making the submission of disputes to a special tribunal compulsory — will be blocked in the Council. Mr. Beid points out that Sir George actually advocated the main principles of the Bill when in office in February, 1894. ' If you compel one party to a dispute to meet the other side, how can you say that iB conciliation?' — Mr. See. Mr. M'Gowen urges that the Government j should enforce the awards of the proposed Arbitration Commission, but admits that...
THE STRIKE AT HUDSON BROS, Attitude of the Men Yesterday. PARRAMATTA, Saturday Night [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
THE STRIKE AT HUDSON BROS. Attitude of the Men Yesterday. ('Sunday Times' Wire.) Parramatta, Saturday Night This morning a meeting of the 'men on strike at Hudson's was hold, and a request made for all hands to turn up at the works on Monday morning with a view to using their moral suasion to restrain applicants from accepting employment. The committee were actively engaged during the day in canvassing amongst the workers of tho different factories aud the business meu of the district for funds to enable them to fight their battle. The result was eminently satisfactory, both laboring and business men responding gene rously, and about ,£70 were collected. No lists have yet been called in, and,the men aro grateful at the uumber of promises of Support tendered them. An organised appeal is nowto be made to bU labor bodies. Lists will be sent out early this week. The men recognise tkat the directors will have no difficulty in arranging for tho unskilled labor, bat that section is not nee...
THE SERVICE. COLONIAL TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT, [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
[?] COLONIAL TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT, (By the 'Sunday Times' Special Commissioner.) One of the best features in the present Colonial Treasurer's Estimates of revenue and expenditure i3 the reduction of the Treasurer's advance account for contingen cies from .£200,000 to .£50,000 per year. IhiBisa much-needed reform, for past ex perience proves that aH long as tho larger amount is available the 'contingencies' are certain to arise to swallow it up. SOME VBEY PECULIAR TEANSACTIONS crop up occasionally under the head of ' con tingencies.' For instance, when the Medioal Congress met some time ago in Sydney the Government of the day, with iavish generosity, put a snm of ^JaOO on the Estimates as a State contribution towards the festivities indulged in by the assembled medicos. Why any Government should take upon themselves to bestow the taxpayers' money in any such direction is not 60 clear; but the matter didn't end oven there, for at a gorgeous banquet to which the then Premier was- inv...
THE FISHING-BOAT FATALITY The Probable Cause of the Capsize. James Pemment's Body Found Yesterday. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
THE FISHING-BOAT FATALITY The Probable Cause of the Capsize. James Peiument's Body Found Yesterday. IN connection with the boating accident off Henry's Head, Botany Bay, on Thursday night, by whioh four out of six of a fishing crew were drowned, the statements heretofore published are conflicting. The survivors of the party state that they had been out since tho forenoon of Thursday, and were returning, m tile calm, near midnight, with a good haul of fish, when they were suddenly capsized by a sea, caused by the wash of tho steamer Resolute, which had just come out of Botany Bay and ' made a con siderable sea where tho two currenfs met. The survivors aver that tho Resoiuto steeted a peculiar course — seemed to chase the small boat, although it dodged — and would have ruu them down had the skipper not jibed a third time. That is one side of the story. Tho folk on the stoamer, however, deny that they were close to the fishing-boat, which had plenty of room, and though someone was hear...
OUR TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
OUR TELEPHONE. Hello, Exchange ! Mr. Luscombe, Inspector of Scaffolds, please ! We can't find him ! Where is he? In view of the recent scaffold accident# ' that's what the people want to know !' Ting, ting ! V 9 W Hello, Exchange J Mr. Kidd. please ! Righto ! Is that Mr. Xidd? How d'ye do? Yon appear to have come into undesirable political prominence lately ! How d'yer mean ? * Well, it is stated that you caused the col lapse of the second reading debate on tha Local Government Bill almost as soon as it was entered upon ! I— ah ? Yes, we know ! Dominoes are a fearful curse — almost as bad as drink ! It is said that you had secured the right to continue the debate aftor tea on Wednesday evening, but being engaged at dominoes did not appear in the Chamber to time, and tho Speaker closed down on you — and the debato! Well, why did not others speak? Those who desired to Bpeak on the second reading and were not in the Chamber are equally to blame ! Not equally, John ! You seo you bad sec...
THE AGRICULTURAL SHOW. Special Attractions. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
} THE AGRICULTURAL SHOW. Special Attractions. This vear's Easter Show of tho Eoyal Agri cultural Society at Moore Park bids fair to eclipse the former exhibitions held under the society's auspices. The energetic secretary, Mr. Fred. Webster, has added the feature of a military display, which is always well received by the public. Officers, and men of the mili tary forces will compete in the several de partments, and the prize-list embraces several of these displays which generally prove so interesting. Chargers will be ridden on Earade, also troop horses over hurdles, and to j e judged for superiority for the prizes offered. There will be awards for horsemanship under military conditions, driving competitions with gun carriages, and the regular tent-pegging exercises will be gone through. Lemon-cutting and heads and posts practice will also' be indulged in, for each of whioh section liberal prizeB are given. In addition to the many other attractive features of the show the mili tary...
THE WORLD OF Sports [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
[?] Lillie Bridge pony and li- yale races -sill be tun to-morrow (Monday) right. The Petersham Harriers hold their first annual meeting on Tuesday next. The general entry f-.:r the A.J.C. Autumn Meeting closes to-morrow (Monday). The usual weekly pony meeting will be held At Rosebery Park on Tuesday next. Entries for the Time Handicap Trot at tbe Koyal Agrioulturai. Society's Show eloso on Tuesday next, April 2. , We are requested to. direct attention to an advertisement in this issue, giving particulars of Mick Simmons' new stock of footballs and boxing gloves. Non-acceptances for the Doncaster Handi cap and Sydney Cup i&ust be declared by 4 p.m. to-morrow (Monday) ; also first forfeit for the Champagne Stakes and Seventh Biennial Stakes. For comfort and good living commend me to j the Imperial Arcade Hotel, Pitt-street.' j Entries will close to-morrow (Monday) eight for the 275yds Handicap aud Mile Race to be run on Friday next at Carrington Grounds. On Tuesday night next ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 31 March 1895
? '? ? . .1 1st CHAPMAN. — In loving memory of A. W. Chap man, late foreman of Stamp Branch, Government Printing-office, who died March 31, 1802. Ohl for the touch of a vanished hand And tho cound of a voice that 1c still. ? ©eottfo. BURCHER. — On March 30, at his residence, Here- ford-street, Forest Lodge, Stephen Burcher, in his 74th year. 30LDBING. — On March 30, at The Oaks, Barns bury Grove, DulTrich Hill, Thomas Goldring. Famerals. THE FRIENDS of Mr. JOHN MYERS are re spectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his iearly boloved WIPE, Eliza, to move from' his residence; 10 Cumberland-street, THIS (SUNDAY) 6JFTERNOON, at 1 o'olock, for tho Necropolis. Mrs. P. KIRBY and SON, Undertakers, 83 Hunter itroet. Telephone 875. THHE FUNERAL of the late Mr. HERMAN JL GOLDRING will leave. ' Tho Oaks,' fiarnB bury Grove, Dulwich Hill, at 1.45, and Lewisham stations at 2.30, for the Necropolis. TO*DAY (SUN* DA*). (Slgaod) It^^tnSLS. 'i
ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
ItOYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W* The following handicaps have been deolared for the Two-mile Trot to take place on Easter Monday at the Royal Agricultural Society's Show : — Hazeldean, Maggie, scratch; Narrangansett, Trickett, 3seo bhd; Matchlock, Cleveland, Cin derella, Tommy S. (late Tornmj ), 6sec; Torrent, 8sec; Dexter, Viva, Lady Eru, Dumel, - Dennis, Autietam, Siren, Vorkie, iOsec; Coolgurdie, Nancy ' Tell, Maud, 12seo ; Warrior, Childe Albert, Chiof tain, loseo; Satan, 17aec; Cavalier, 18sec; Cling, 'i Edith, Hero (late Oakviile), 2'Zacc ; Huon Jun., Fnnce Harold, 24aec; Valentine, SUaeo; Fait Boy, | 33soc.
THE CYCLING CARNIVAL. SECOND DAY'S RACING. Megson a Marvel. Cathie, O'Brien, Chapman, Matterson and Weaver also Score. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
THE CYCLING CARNIVAL SECOND DAY'S RACING. Megson a Marvel. Cathie, O'Brien, Chapman, Matterson and Weaver also Score. Again favored with fine weather, except for a bit of a breeze, the final day of the League of Wheelmea'e sports drew about 12,00Q people to the Association Ground yesterday. Amongst those present was tho Premier (Mr. G. H. Reid), one of the patrons of the League. Evervthingr went off BDlendidlv. About J0475 was taken at the gates, and 6000 programmes were sold, so that there will be a handsome profit. The racing is fully dealt with below. The best riding was done by MegBon aud Boyd. The champion won hiB heat of the League Cup from Boratch with ono of the greatest runs ever seen on the ground, and then, carried off the Five Miles Championship of AuBtralaBia from Lewis, who rode a great raae, while Boydj who also was successful in tho heat of the League Cup, was third. Megaon now holds the championship over a half, five, and ten miles in New South Wales ; the one, five...