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THE WAY IT STRUCK HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
THE WAY IT sTauCK HIs. SYoung farmer (just from the country end unused to oity?' ways)-" Good' gracious, John, just look at that lady't Did you ever see anything like itP" City Friend-" Which one P Oh, yes; the's very charming. And whaew an ele-, gant costume ! Nearly all the lidies seem o bt in full dress to-nigliht." Young Farmner-"Full dress': Well, I should say so I Full to thlie lbrlm and runiiing over." The fond father had sent' his son and ' heir for the first time to school. But hardly had the youth been at his studies a week when he came home one evenin with a letter from the master stating that measles had broken out in the school, and if the boy was sent again it would be at his parents' risk. It is only. those who have the parental feeling and the love of ' home strongly implanted in their breass who canimaghmo the joyous alaority with which that fond father not only packed ofE his son to school as early as possible the following morning, but sent that youth's sisters an...
AQUATICS. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
; . AQUATICS. 5. N.S.Wf Bowing Association Annual hrcetin " ,6.. Natitnal Regatta. Entries close Saturday, -r JnuarylO. 10 :. . . 30. Smith's nandioaip Trophy Raee. Woolloomoolo.o Bay Iegattn a ' OYAL scDNEY YACHT sQOADROrr : Pourth.class race, prize £20, January . - Third-clanss race, prize £"25, January 10. Second-class race, prize £25, January 23. , irst-clnss race, prize £35, January 30. Commodoro's prize, £50, February 6. nouc nsoation' asncu " , YDNEY AYATEUR?SAILIN0 CLU?. The following is the lprogrammoe of the races to .re sailed dering oason 1885.86: "January'9.--Opon beats, 14 feet; half decked! : boats, 20 fdet and under. January 23.--0pen boats, 22 fect; eopen boato,: ?O0feet. -Feeruery 0.--Ialf-decked boats over 21 feet; , 'alf-decked beats, 22 feet. February 20.-Hsurry-skurry race for open boata; Co. do., for half-dehcd hoats. Morebh -Half.deehed hoats, over 22 feet asnd? sot exceeding 25 feet; half-decked boats, 20 feat. and under. - BInrch 20.--0pen hoats, 20 feet;:o...
MELBOURNE. THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
...'. *TURSDAY. : Tshe circumstance I have so repeatedly :urged on your attention, that coalition * Governments go down like ships at sea which spring a leak when the water looks most unruffled, has' received a complete confirmation. This one appears to have had the bottom almost knocked out of it. For in addition to the retirement of Mfessrs. Service, Berry, and Kerford, Mr. Langridgd has been grumbling for some time past that the sweets of power and the privilege of organising political picnics down the harbour have cloyed upon his appetite, while Mr. Levien,it is rumoured, ,contemplates a trip home to the Indian and Colonial Exhibition. So that after all .you see there may have been elements other than the personal wishes of the leaders tending to break up the Cabinet, though I still believe the real cause *of its prematurely going to pieces lay in the loss of the ABC clauses and the subsequent rejection of the Electoral Bill. But what everyone blames Ministers for is that, as fa...
OUR ELECTORAL SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
OUR ELECTORAL SYSTEM. Under this heading yesterday there ap peared in the Globel a communicated article which conitained the following see tenco: " It may be taken for granted that those 43 votes were not inadvertently miscounted, and there must, thorofore, have. been dis honesty either upon the part of some of the scrutineers. 'or. deputy returning oflicoers." . That sentence was struck out before the article was printed, and only appeared by accident.. It certainly does not express our opinion, for we can very easily under stand that forty-three votes, or any other number, may havebeen inadverently mis counted, and we would not at any tiikie impute dishonesty to scrutineers or deputy returning, officers until conclusive evi-. dence had been afforded of the fact; The returning officers have given the best proof in their power of their good faith by resigning their offices, and, pending the investigation prayed for, any expression of opinion whatever is unfair and improper. We great...
V.R.C. NEW YEAR'S DAY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
V.R.C. NEW YEAE?'S DAY MEETING. [CBY wmInE. (FrOn OU OWN CORRESPONDENT.) . * Tho racecourse was moderately attended. The weather was cool and cloudy. i The Governor and Lady Loch were present; NOIMANBY STAKES; nodelia '.; ... 1 -Dividend ................. 2 'Gadfly. ... ................ The other starters were Blondin, First 'Consul, Damocles, Mureinitd, Retort, Louise, Berta. Madelina bolted before thie start but Robertson: got he'r . backl ' to her place, and.when the flag fell shewetit off with a good lead on' the inside; Mur einita and Blondin lying next. 'At thd distance Dividefid crept into scoond place, but was unable to catch $ho filly, 'who won easily by 'h lenigth and a half, in Iminm Sfsec. sTANe. I, S PLATE. Duration 1 Deste - '2. SCi.?slnistos .. The other starters were--Sheet Anehcdi Moonshee, Stafford, The Ghotlids, Lord Wilton, Anchorite, Sea Horse; Claptrap, Remus, AlbanuB, Uncas, Lavington,i er moan, Gardeniam, Childo .Harold;: and Islander. The betting was 2 to 1 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
WOVoleB ScicrroP1isi a mild armantio timula 0 a:nd toesnortaly Rottod totb lm to. .Ao WVoLFE'O.-(ADvT.) -K K 4adktdDYW O1 ogM'osooobd~O tyJ aroiW~- jh~rov;I It is imtpossiblo for a pawnbroker to be a drunkard. He takes tlio pledge every day. In thie colony, shore eliemtie changes onour'so elton, a gontlo sthliulant like WOLCE'B 5stsIhA'tB is neoedd.--[AnvT.] IJk o?¥ Dya?on iro,'s aotth Jnam,-A?aYT3 , It mubtbo a lady editor who answcra a ? correspondent?' query thusly.: "Ho w to catch, a hluband--Grab him by the hair." Ask for Dyseon Bro,'s Golden Draop Jam,- ,,Agv .J , :.. ., .., ·... Oh, woomao I lovely woneun ! Nature mnde thoeoe To temper nono; wo had been brutes without you Angels are painted fair to lookliko ?; There's in you all that we heliovo of heaven Amzinllg brightnoes, urity, a fnd truth, Etornul joy, end overasting love. , ,Lr --OTwa*.. Th e oft g ih sod contracto Yen, it ws love, if thouglhts of toudronoss, Tried in temptation, truengthened by iotress, Unmoved babsoen...
TATTERSALL'S ANNUAL RACE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
TATTEnSALLVS ANNUAL 'It C MEETING.. As early as eleven o'clock the traffic and people along the road betokened at' very good attendance, and even at that hour I careful .driving was necessary. The course is in great order, the recent rain adgenial sunafterwards making it very fast. * The weather is all thateould be desired by all classes of sportsmen, but is tod warm for those who have to do any work. The Gubernaterialseat has been tastefully carpeted, and arranged with evergreens, Ac. Tattersal's Cup a masterpiece of workmanship, is exhibited on a table in front of the seat, Wvhile the place is nicely draped all round in light blue and gold silk; The liew members' stand is a great improvement td the appear ance of the course, and is well patronised. It is anticipated there will be'' fully 20,000 people present.. T he ladies are beautifully dressed. The Governor and Lady Carrington and suite weirce 'well rebeoived, and arrived in' tinmo for thel' first ace. ' The following per sbns ...
SPORTING. TURF FIXTURES. 1886. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
SPORTING. TURF FIXTURES. 1886. JAl~A.Y. 2, .. BuDllodolal ?naeeas, i0. Victorian Club (annual) 14, l. Bega. T . n:. "14, 1. Tasnimutn Turf Club. 20, 21, l,. T.smaniua.'Racing Club. 27. CanIteporiUbcgury Park Race Club. 23. Rosehill. Am.. - 23. Rosehill. ace Club. 21, 27. Junc Junction. l 20, 27. Juonee. : :a 20. Sydney Turf Club, Rlautwel.- an?it, Jan. uary 4; hanudicaps January 10, . 28, Ro0.. oelong R.C. O 0. ndsoeru Farm P aucing Cluba. ntcio, January * 14 2,4. Bruidwood ;C. 1,4...New Eunglad. 27 andl 18. Baiburt Turf Club• 27. lRoeoeill. O " 23,4. New EnglandlAnnual 4, 5. TeinoruJ.C. • 11,1. Nuownastlo J C' 13 Victoria Amateur T.C. 2810,. tburrowa J.C. . 20. Canterbury Park Rnac Club 21, 25. Crockwell J.C. Glelln lnes. , 27. V. B. C. Autumn. 4 6. V. R. C. Autumn ',. 17,18. ulndagui Jockey Club 24,25.- Tumnt T.C. 27. Cunterbury Park Race Club Araic. 10. Rosebill. 15, 10. Hawbkebury R: Club. 20,27. Canterbury (N.Z.). 15. Canterbury Park Race Clu 22., Robehill. . . • • ' JULY. * * ...
THE LORD MAYOR'S SPIT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
THE LORD MAYOR'S SPIT. Among the other good things prepared by the Marquis of Camden, for the festivi ties of Bayham Abbey, in honour of the Earl of Brecknock's coming of age, in 1820, was an immense baron of beef, so ample in its dimensions, that no spit could be found in the kitchen of the noble marquis large enough to roast it upon. Many other noble houses both in town and country, were applied tod forthis necessary instrument, but without success; andltlhe idea of roasting it whole was about to be abandoned, when, -as a last resource, the Lord, Mayor was ap plied to, and (to. the honour of city hospitality be its. spoken) his lord ship's spit was large enough,.and to spare. This said baron of beef was servedupto the table' with much pomp. The dinner trumpet having summoned the noble host and hostess, with. their numerous guests, to the banquetting room, the sound of music was heard ina distant part of the mansion;. On a sudden the folding doors '. of the apartment were thrown op...
ATHLETICS. FIXTURES. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
ATHLETICS. PIXTUHEB. 9. Lae George seemcl Handi~ai 70 guineas and . gld medoal. 9. Baegendore Sheffield Handicap, £70 14 and 16.--Newcastle Sheffield Hlaudeiap. Hecdli. cape, December 2. Aeeptaneos, Jauunry 9. 26. Wolumla Athletic Club Sports. 26. "Bathurst Sheffield anidicap° 21. 'Enast ?Ritlauld AthleticGathridn g. -26. Caledoelein Sorts Parkes 'e 20 oring 131720. Sir Joseph Bank's Handicap. Entries e "lose Febmary 5. Handicap, February. 15. Aecceptlaces, 75areh 6.
NORTH SHORE CABLE TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of the Globe.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
NORTH SHORE CABLE TRAMWAY. Teo the Editor of the Globe.). SSir,-In the admirable isotice your rc porter made to The Sunday Tiecs, which was copied into The Globe last MIorday, I find some errorse, which I must ansk you to now correct. I am solo contractor for tho North Shore Cable Tramway. The gentlemon named in your article are associated with me under the name of the Cable Tramway.Construction Co. to carry out my contracts in future of similar kind. Withl these corrections your article is cor rect.-I am, &c., CARSON WOODS. 2 Charlotte-placo, Sydney, January 2, 1886.
LADY CARRINGTON'S RECEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
LADY OARRINGTON'S RECOP TION. ' r Tile flutter in which we of tihe fair sex have been ever since tile ariivalof our now Governor and hils charming ivife developed into almost a state of excitoment on Thursday, the day fixed by Lady Caring ton for her first reception. Those who predicted that there would be a great crush, and that we ladies would have a similar experience to that of the gentlemen at tile levdo, wore, Ialppily for us, quite mistaken. All the arrange mensts wore so admirable that, notwith standing the fact that the number of visitors was as large as anticipated, all had the .pleasure of shlaking hands with Lord and Lady Carrington without suffer ing the slightest inconvenience from crushing or confusion of any kind, and this. delightful reception, devoid of any element of stiffness or formality, became in reality a charming garden party. Everybody one met seemed to be of the opinion that it was very deliglhtful, after the excessive heatl of trie morning, to be able to ...
FORCE OF HABIT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
FORcGE OF HABIT. How. IT. AFFECTED A RILROAD Corer nucToI WHo WANTED TO CHNGIE lire BASs,. After dividing tihe profits of a night passenger train with the company for. 19 tlhat he would take a "stop-off" for tl?e 1remainder of his days, and learn by actual experience how life would look from a stationary standpoint. But instead of everything floating along as joyous as the buoyant beauty of a cloud, as he had fondly hoped and pictured, with streaks'of| colour as dazzling as adrummer's jewellery, the struggle'with the tyrant habit which had been binding him wvith a new thread every day that he had punched a. ticket soon commenced. He got up.in his sleep and went banging all over the house in his night-shirt,. with a' paper box on his head and an old lantern under his arm, slamming the deooras. and yelling "Tickets!" W?henever he got into the hall he would lean out over the stairway, hanging on by thebannister, swing his lantern and yell out "All aboard!" in a voice that made thIe hos...
MINING TOPICS. BRISBANE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
MINING TOPICS. (FROs Out OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BRISBANE, Tais DAY. During the past year 84,113 tons of qaarts vias crisshed on the Gympsie Gold field for a yield of 86,832 ounces of gold. The dividends paid during the year amounted to £121,827 and the calls to £128,032. During the year 80 additional' head stamps were erected and .paid for' from the proceeds of the respective mines. : But for this the total amount of dividends would have been considerably.larger. The total quantity of stone crushed at; Charters Toevers field during the year 1885 was 69,684 tons 4lcwti., for a yield of 129,085 ounces, 3dwts., 12 grains of gold, the average per ton being one ounce; 17 grains. Over 1000' ounces was to come in yesterday from the LanO'Connellcrushing.
MANLY ROWING CLUB REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
IANLL. ROWING CLUB REGATTA. The IMas.lY Rowing Club Regitta took place yesteraY.Y The course was from tihe I.R.C. bomt-house to the North Haier born and baok. 'jix events cameoff, some of which were very kcounlY contested. The 1st race, single sr.ulls, resulted in a win for D. Taylor, 20sees *. Prowse, 2nd, 80 sees. CRATCLH DOUBLE sCULLs. ' S. E, Taylor and R. Brindloy, Mercantilh R. C., lst; and Ruwald, Flarqiharson, MIanly R. C., 2nd. This was a very close race throughout, but the Mercantile men having a superior cox had a great advain tage. Both crews rowed exceeding well. ECRATH DOUBLE SCULLS. This race was won by A. Middleton, but by misunderstanding he did not row tihe proper course consequently it will be rowed off again on Saturday, 2nd January at 3 o'clock. DOUBLE SCHULLS CHOOSIFG OWNPARTNERS. This was appropriatedbyMessrs. Middle ton and Pattison, D. Taylor, and W. Kay coming close for second place. OUTRIGGER ACE.. This which took place at a disadvan tage owing to the stro...
PARRAMATTA REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
pAREALMATTA REGATTA. A n most onjoyable club regatta, under the auspices of the Parramnatta Rowing Club, eventuated yesterday. This being their first anniversary the club is to be congratulated on the really first-class show it made. The shed and river banks were gay vith bunting, a good band played popular selections, refreshments were abundant, and, to crown all, the Parra matta ladies in great numbers graced the affair with their charming presence.. Eflc the programme was commenced, MIr. C. B. Cairnes, the president, presented Captain W. J. Fcrris with a souvenir of his maiden effort as captain. The first race, 'MAIDEN DOUBLE SoULLr., was started at 12 p.m., the men coming in in the following order: j. Gouf ad J. Williemesoa 1 J. Tusks snd T. Daltr .. ... 2 N. Dacoy and E. Wiekhlam . ... 3 The winning boaet went off with a great dash, closely followed by No. 2. A good race ensued, but Goff and Williamson maintainild their lead, wil.hing by about twoelesths. b,-JUNIOR DOUBLE SCULS...
DANGEROUS PLEASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
DANGEROUS PLEASURES. Is it quite necessary that every holiday sihould yield its tale of victims to King Death; that the bright waters of ths bay should be for ever closed over a per centage of our plcasurei-seekers? , It is quite evident that thlere is no such ncces sity, and that most -of the deaths are entirely preventible. The authorities can easily, if they be so minded, provide that To boat shall bd alowedd to carry more than a certain number, and this number can be legibly painted on the stern of the boat, so that the danger. 'of over-crowding would be at once evident. This ?precautioq is alivays taken in Eng Ihd, and wdhic ly9rk slmirably here. Again, it would be quite ~IP5ibl9 9 ~lve the Bay patrolled by water police, who could interfere in ease of any violation of this provision, and would, in addition, be provided with life-saving apparatus in case of accident. A couple of swift, small launches plying in deflnite beats on tlhe Bay, with a rowboat or two as auxilliaries on ...
OUR LATEST ACQUISITION. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 2 January 1886
OUR L'ATEST ACQUISITION. LoneD ])urrn rN has lost no timo in proclaiming thile annexation of Burmahl to Great Britain, and the Empiireo is the richor by the largest acquisition it has made since Lord: DArnousr l annexed the Kingdom of Oudo, thirty years ago. There is no doubt that he has acted with tho.full concurrence of Lord Salisbury's Government, which has displayed a most com mendable promptitude and decision. Had Mr. Gladstone's Ministry acted with similar decision in the early part of 1882 Egypt would now have been an integral part of the British Empiro, and Europe would have beeoon satisfied. It was not the possible annexation of the count~i'y,-but the interference without annexation, that infuriated France and alienated Germany. Wheni Great Britain annexes a country tlhe world at large is a gainer; for sheo loyally assumes its responsihili ties, protects its subjects, and opens its comnerce to tihe whole universe. Not a nation on earth but does not at once send traders and ...