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THEY SAY- [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
THEY SAY— 1,&t anti-toxin is beating diphtheria all along the lino. i&t a 50 per cent, increajse in water rates it a little stiff. jat there is scope for flower farming near the metropolis. jat the result of the Close case is simply m ? 'nat Hospital Saturday furnishes an open air beauty show. ]hat the Marine Board is not much more at sea than usual. ^at the Eight Honrs Bill should be applied to jurymen. [hat the Parliamentary pace lately has been too hot to last. ;hat the sentence of death in the Dean case was a surprise* Jhat the minimum wage minute has not been an unqualified success. ;bat ladies should leave room for smokers on the cable'tram dummies. . list the bark of the Upper House mays vet prove worse than its bits. 'hat poisoning rabbits and freezing them for food are hardly compatible, tat there is still a good deal of bogus brandy and fictitious rum about, 'hat Chinese lauudrymen are depriving poor women of their livelihood, hat Japan is going to make a g...
SOUTH SYDNEY DEFEATS MANLY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
SOUTH SYDNEY DEFEATS MANLY. The South Sydney team continued their unbeaten record yesterday by defeating Muuly by 146 runs. Sontu Syduey had lost two wiokets lor 81 against Hi made by Manly on the opening day. H. Dounuu and S. Gregory, the not out batsmon, did not make a prolonged staud, but Truinper aud Furness put on runs at a sound pace. The innings realised 258 runs, Trumper carryiug his bat out for 7 and Furness making 42. F. Kidge with four for 44 met with most success bowling lor Manly. Tho Villagers lost three wickets for 40 runs in tbe second innings. J. Callaway securing the wickets. Scores :— MANLY. First Innings ? ? 112 1 Second Innings. H. D. L. Woods, o it. Donnan, b J. Callaway ? 5 S. Bidge, c Searle, b J. Callaway ? 3 F. Badge, b J. Callaway ? 16 F. Bow, not out ? 9 A. Hayes, not out ? 2 Sundries ? ? ? ? 6 Three wickets for ? 40 Bowling Analysis. o. II. k. w. E. Donnun ? 6 1 15 0 J. Culluwuy ? 8 2 19 -3 S. CaJawuy ? 8 2 1 0 SOUTH SYDNEY. S. T. Callaway, o Sly, b Hayt...
CRICKET. THE LOCAL PREMIERSHIP. All the Leading Teams Successful. THE FINAL MATCHES. PADDINGTON BEATS REDFERN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
s: CRICKET. TSE LOCAL PllliJllEESHIP. All the Leading Te.ims Successful. THE FINAL MATCHES. PADDINGTON BEATS REDFERN. The Paddington team vanquished Redfern on the oval yesterday, having au advantage of 76 runs on the first innings. Paddington had three wickets down for 58 at the end of tlie first duy'B play, their score being increased to 154 at the fail of the last wicket. M. A. Noble played capital cricket for 29, and _E. Noble also shaped admirably for 28. Joe Davis carried his bat out for a carefully-made 17, audJ. J.Kelly was out lbw for 10. The batting on the whole was not up to Paddington's usual form, numbers of loose balls being allowed to escape. Harper and M'Gregor bore tho brunt of the bowling, but Arthur Gregory secured two wickets at a very small cost towards the close. Bedfern lost three wickets for 44 in the second innings. Scoros : — EEDFEEN. First innings ? j 78 Second Innings, J. Pallett, c and b A. Noble ? ? 8 Whiting, b Hogan ? 2 T. Yates, not out ... . ? 21 A....
A NOVEL WAGER. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
A NOVEL WAGER. Franconis Circus was performing in Goul burn the other day. Whilst the lion-tamer was at work, two j'olly shearers, who had been on a drinking bout, dropped in.' ' Bill,' said the one, 'I'll bet you a fiver I go into that cage and have a smoke.' ' Done I' agreed Harry, with tipsy solemnity. Before anybody could stop him he was in the beast's den, Bmoked right in the t.aeth of the four lions, and speechified about the mildness, fragranoy, and cheapness of Frouaard'n Cavour Cigars, at 8 for la, He finished by warning every body J against worthless imitations, and left to blow' I the stakes with his friend. | It was rumored that tho whole thing was a j put-up job to advortioe tho Cavour Cigars, but | in any case tho idoa was a novol and startling ' one.
DONCASTER AND SYDNEY CUP BETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
DOaCASTIiU AND SIDNEY GUI' BETTING. Speculation on the above events continues to be brisk, and backers are supporting their fancies with a vigor quite unusual in connec tion with big events of late. Mr. Oxenham returnB the following prices aB now being on offer : — - DONCASTEK HANDICAP. 8 to 1 v Vanitas 25 to 1 v Bungebah 14 to 1 r Nobleman 25 to 1 v Sundial 14 to 1 v Tiwoona 25 to 1 v Bradford 14 to 1 v Ialanthus 3 5 to 1 v Captain 20 to 1 v Delaware' 33 to 1 v Countess 20 to 1 v Gaillardia 33 to 1 v Playmate 25 to 1 v Buenalf 83 to 1 v Lady Trenton 2a to 1 v Cromorne ' 33 to 100 to 1 v others SYDNEY CUP. .10 to 1 v Harvester 20 to 1 v Tridentate 10 to 1 v Florrie 20 to 1 v Ialanthus 12 to I v Havoo 20 to 1 v Vanitas 14 to 1 v Lady Trenton 20 to 1 v Quiver 14 to 1 v Projectile 20 to 1 v Loyalty 14 to 1 v Donation 20 to 103 to 1 others. X4 to 1 v Cobbitty
PAYING OVER THE PRIZE MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
PAYING OVER THE PPJZE MONEX'. A dinuer was discussed at Quong Tart's rooms last night, when about 100 sat down to the good things provided by tbe League. Mr. T. M. Ha.-sali, M.t. (presideut;,was in the chair, supported by Mr. Quong Tart, one of the vice-presidents. MesBrs. Hausiow, treusurer. und Percy Hunter, secretary. were also in evidence. After the dinner some toasts wore honored, and a very complimentary speecii was made by Mr. Gregg, representing the Vic torian League of Wheelmen. Mr. G. tiurston, of the M.B.C, and Mr. Budd were ulso present. The prizes were handed over by Mr. Htissall, MegBon aud the Intercolonial aud country visitors coming iu for special cheering.
THE GOOD SLEEP OF A BAD MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
THE GOOD SLEEP OF A BAD MAN. In a cortain prison that we have all heard of lay a convict upon his narrow iron cot. He was to be hanged the next morning. Yet he ?lay there, covered by a rough blanket, sleep ing aa quietly and soundly as a tired school boy. Occasionally rthe guard in the passage outside peered between the bars of the cell, only to find his charge breathing deeply and regularly. This man had violated the law prohibiting murder ; yet ho had not violated tho physical laws governing his own body, and Nature rewarded him as if he had been the noblest of his race. That same night, less than a mile away, a rich man tossed and tumbled upon his luxurious bed. He waa a good and useful member of society, yet he could not sleep. And, , worse still, this happened to him every night. Sleep — that blessing which the Psalmist says, ' God giveth bis beloved,' was practically a stranger to this man. What ailed him? The tortures of conscience? Want of money? Tho fear of enemies? Nothing...
THE NEXT DISCUSSION. "Is it Better to Invest Savings in a Bank or in Life Assurance Policies?" [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
THE MXl DISCUSSION ' Is it Better to Invest Sayings in a Bank or in Life Assurance Policies ?' j Full consideration of this question and freo discussion will, wo think, be of value to the people at large. The forms of life assurance are now so varied that it is freely contended in somo quarters that they afford equal if not superior attraotions to tho Savings Bank or Funded Stook for those who require safo in vestments. Our readers aro invited to dis cuss tho question. It is a subjeot of interest to all classes and both sexes. As usual, one guinea will bo forwarded to the writer of tho letter adjudged to be the best. Letters should bo sent in as oarly as possible, but for the con venience of distant readers tho discussion will j not clcso uutil April 25. Writers must not j refer to insurance institutions by name. j
IN FRIENDSHIP MEN "TAKE THE DAMPER." [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
IN FRIENDSHIP MEN ' TAKE THE DAMPER.' A.C.T. says: — 'But, although myself ono of the delectable female portion of humanity, 1 am constrained to admit from experience, that in friendship 'men take tho damper,' and aro more trustworthy than Womon. Most assuredly poor frail woman means to keep a secrot and merit the confidence reposed in her, but it often happens that when in a con fidential mood with dearest M— — — over a cup of tea, the spice of Mother Eve in her nature triumphs over discretion, and thoy revel in tho choice morsel. There is no vice that doth bo cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious in friendship, so the lords of creation are trustworthy, merely because they find honesty the best policy. In a staunch, truo friend give me a Bensible man, one, howevor, who is sensible enough not to fall in love, and spoil or cement the friendship, whichever it may bo, A cheque for one guinea will be forwarded to the writer of the letter Bigned ' Phyllis Fairplay,' ...
A WOMAN KEEPS A MAN'S SECRET. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
A WOMAN KEEPS A MAN'S SECRET. 'Hard Case' writes: — My experience is this : A woman seldom koepa a seoret for ' another woman, but a man's secret she will keep to the death, and, vice versa, a man will keep a woman's seoret, and, as a rule, oan bo entrusted with any confidence ; but I have known exceptions even to this rulo. Yet men will yery soldom ' put one another away,' but I am sorry to say I cannot say that for my own sex — women seldom spare one another. In matters of business though, I do beliovo women are quite as trustworthy as meu. Give a woman chargo of any business, and she will seldom give cause for doubt or forfeit the confidence reposed in her. For my own part, as far as friendship is concerned, give me a male friend, but I know soveral gentlemen who would far rather a female friend and con fidant than one of their own sex. Men and women usually prefer a friend of tho opposite box to repose oonfidenoe in, and I think they are right.
WOMEN'S VIEWS. And Interesting Chat on Various Topics, CIRCLES OF SNOBBERY, [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
WOMEN'S VIEWS. And Interesting Cliat on Various Topics, CIECLfJS OF SN0BBJ5BY, Someone bap gent me the journal of tho AtfSTEALTAN Ho«C RUAOINa UNIP^, 0OU t&ining tho report for 1895, with the names of the aggregation of offlcors who are directing their Union this year. I must admit that as a homely -'ader of books tho aggregation made me .-ol frightfully small. For every officer has a tail of something or other. To commence with, tho rresidentisan nonoraDie K.C.M.G. and a Ohief Justice.'' As com panions on the committee he has two pro fessors, an M.A. and a B. A. Atnoiig tho other officers there are nine M.A. 'a, aud heaven knowB how miny B.A.'s and L.L.B.'s, There is one Right Rev. Lord uisliop and two Supreme Court Judges. W. I wish them .joy ! Thoy are not the companions I want in my little library, anyway. Besides, there isu't one individual among them known in litera ture, or who could earn broud and buttor aB a contributor to a newspaper. An M.A. is right enough for a ...
THE TRAIGHT TIP's [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
[?] ^ ''Every Bullet lias its Billet.' ; You cannot dodge bQth. poverty and work at the same tilUQ ? ? rr-rr-a. Nobody but a loving mother could weep bitter t^Srs over a lost child and then Bpank it energetically for returning. Love, like crime, is seldom confessed until the completeness of the evidence makes confession a mere matter of form. _ __ — p ? Everything comes to him who waits. But you'll get; what you want muoh quicker by going to fetch it, yourself. Nobody is ever glad tp pee the man who comas round when you have just nip.de a mistake about gomoth.ing, and tells you what he would bsiye done in your place. trw»iiiM 'By-*
"AGES OF SUBJECTION PRODUCE INTRIGUE." [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
'AGES OF SUBJECTION PEODTJCE INTRIGUE.' * most entertainingly discus-ge? the question : — The character of woman ie, in my qpinibn, so much more complex than that of iliata reply to the qupntjion psked can Qjjljr be given with qualifications. Thug the character of a woman in ljer friendships o.nd dealing with men is a very different thing from her charaoter when dealing with those of her own sex. Take a\yay the rivalry that seems always to a greater or less degree to exist between women, and a strong incentive to duplicity or nntrustwarthipess is at once removed, which agrpea with what I think I am safe in stating aa e. fact, 'viz., that men find woman far more trustworthy aud staunch than other women do. With this, and another proviso that love be left out of the questiont and my answer to it is that woman, from the very nature of her relative position and condition as regards man, is necessarily less trustworthy. What has been her position singe the earliest times that we have any...
MAN AS FRIEND AND WOMAN FOR HONESTY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
MAN AS FRIEND AND WOMAN FOR HONESTY. Thus ' Overplus ' Tho subject you have chosen for the discussion this week is rather embarrassing. Loyalty prompts us to defend the sex to which we belong, while hard facts may trend the other way. After due considera tion I am obliged to give my verdict in favor of the men on the first count. I do not think a 'man would stand by, or ;oin in tho fun, while his sworn friend's character was being dissected. It onoe chanced to bo my luck to arrive on the scene in timo to hoar my bosom friend touching off my peculiarities so ludi crously as to keep a select circle in a fizzle of laughter, which culminated in a roar, when the lively culprit turned and beheld my irate countenance. I could not see any comic element (in which I was singular), and the incident made me somewhat shy of female friendships. My next friend waa a man, and proved most trustworthy. _ It may have been, howevor, that more judgment was brought to bear in the selection. ? Women are v...
WOMEN NOT TO BE TRUSTED. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
WOMEN NOT TO BE TRUSTED. Thus 'An Australian Lad': — So far I have never yet met a single woman who oould be trusted out of sight or hearing ; but per haps I have boen unfortunate. Men I con sider far more reliable in every way, for in nine cases out of ten when onoe a man (let lum be over so great a rascal) gives his word of honor to do something, you can be certain that he will do it, therefore proving himself trustworthy. But a woman will solemnly promise and then break hor word with the most charming effrontery iu the world. There is ah utter lack of real gonuino friendship between women — that feeling of goodfollowship so prevalent amongst men is conspicuous by its absence. Put two or three women together in a house for a week, and at the end of the seoond day they are dearest and beBt of friends, swear they love and always will love eaoh other as sisters 1 Such call one another all manner of pretty names, appear iu public with their arms round tho other's nook, wear the other'...
"AN EQUALLER." [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
'AN EQUALLER.' 'Spectator' writes: — My opinion (bp.sed upon a very varied experience) is : Put her in business side by aide with man as a person of trust, and she will stand more than a favorable comparison. A woman may neglcct to replaoe a noniinal sum, but never, like rgany a Build ing Society promoter (even go so far back as tue south sea Hubble) doe3 sue wreoK tne homes and happiness of thousands. And npw as to tho nufder subjeot, 'friendship.' I think we may with safety give the palm to the sterner sex. A woman, with the calmest manner possible, can flatter you, smile upon you, and agree with you in general upon any subject, making quite a confident and a friend of you. But if you bo not a favorite, what a difference in your absence. Man, on the other hand, very soldom aots freely towards one to whom he has a dislike or is not well acquainted with, or slates a person of only doubtful friendship too muoh in his absence, actuated, no doubt, by caution, thus showing consis tency ...
EAST SYDNEY DEFEATS GLEBE. I [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
EAST SYDNEY DEFEATS GLEBE. The contest between East Sydney and Glebe at Wentworth Park proved attractive to a largo gathering of spectators. The local team had a total at 157 to face, and as they had lost four wickets for 11 runs on the opening day, their prospects looked sombre. However, the remaining batsmen played up very well indeed, and mado an interesting struggle, inougn in tue enii cuey were in a minority of 37 runs. L. Poidevin jnado 32, and T. Cobcroft displayed his chiiracteristic stouewalljng form to perfection in making 29. Ives also made 10. C. Turner aud M. Shea secured four wickets each and G. Pitt bagged two for East Sydney.
THE KERR SHIELD. ANNANDALE v. MARRICKVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
THE KERR SHIELD. Annandale v. Maekickville. The committtee of the Cricket Union having decided that a borough must bo defeated twice be. fore being out of the competition, the above boroughs commenced their second matah on the Marrickville ground yesterday afternoon. Annan dale went first to the wickets, and at tho call of time had lost seven wiokets for. 135, Thompson 4d and George Wells 36 not out batted splendidly, apaekes, who was backed up by good fielding, secured six of the wickets. Scores : ANNANDALE — First Innings, T. Thompson, c Wales, b Sparkes „. 46 J. Williams, b Sparkes ? ... 3 E. Scanlon, h o w, b Sparkes, ... .., 0 D. Campbell, o sub, b Sparkes ... ... 1 P. Howe, b Sparkes ? 12 W. Howe, c lileeson, b Weston ? 10 G. Wells, not out ... .'.7 ' ... 36 S. Walls, b Sparkes... ... . ' ' ' ,... 4 F. Broad, not out ... ...' ... '... 10 Sundries . ... . ... ... L. 13 ? * Seven wickets tor ' 135
THE MILITARY SCANDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 7 April 1895
THE MILITARY SCANDAL. It is impossible for anyone to regard the result of the Close case a3 satisfactory; The charges upon which Captain Close was tried were that he had been guilty of ' conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman ' on the grounds of 1. Se duction. 2. Suggesting an illegal pro cedure. 3. Suggesting an illegal operation. 4. Communicating a disease. The Court martial acquitted Captain Close on the first two charges, but found him guilty on the third and fourth. The Cabinet subse quently reviewed the verdict, and con firmed the findings on the first two charges, but refused to confirm the findings on the other two. This virtually acquits Captain Close on every charge, but, afc tho same time, the fact remains that the Court which took the evidence and heard all the witnesses found him guilty on two of them. It seems somewhat strange that the Cabinetshould be placed in the anoma lous position of a court of appeal from the decision of the Court-martial and interpose bet...