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GENERAL REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
GENERAL REMARKS. It must be admitted that during the four business days of the past week the market for I investment Btocks in Sydney has been very dull. ' Firm but dull ' ia the statement of a leading sliarebroker. There has been very little exchange of securities, but if you tried to buy a largish line at present prices you could not do bo. A fluctuating market would, of course, suit the brokers and jobbers best, and the present denrth of business may be taken as an indication that holders are satis fied with the prospects. before them, and will not part unless at higher rates. It seems to ua that Bank of New South Wales shareer must continue to improve, and we repeat ou recommendations to buy them, and also the '* rights' of the same bank. There has again been a fair amount of busi ness in silver stocks, Centrals having had most attention in this quarter. Their rise was, however, rather too rapid, and recent buyerB took their profits on Monday arid Tuesday, after which pi-ices ea...
OUR LETTER BOX. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
OUR LETTER BOX. TO CORRESPONDENTS. I Letters must reaoh ua, addressed to the Mining Editor, before Friday. No notice Is taken of anonymous correspondence.] B. and H. — The Colonial Sugar Co's. debentures fall due in 1S9S and in 1U00. They boar 5^ per cent, interest, and aro at about a premium of 3. Bean (Yass). — There are no known springs of petrolium in Australia. The Russian supply in the neighborhood of the Caspian Sea only pro duces low grade oil. Depositor. — 1. The Federal Building Society's deposit receipts are quoted at about 13s 6d to 14s in Melbourne. 2. The New Zealand Government stocks do not rank as high as those of the Aus tralian colonies, because capitalists are doubtful of the Socialistic tendency of New Zealand legisla tion. Ferethan. — The Port Jackson S.S. Co. has a capital of £60,000. Each share is limited to £5, of which £3 has been paid up. 2. They are worth about Is to 1b 6d at present. There is a large debt owing by the Company.
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W. The annual Chrysanthemum Show will be held in the Crystal Palace Skating Rink, York-street, on Wediiosdav, Thursday and Friday next, and will be officially opened by Mrs. Hutton at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. The entries from country exhibitors are larger than at previous shows, and blooms are also being sent from Melbourne. The hall will be gaily dressed with bunting, and the committee and secretary, Mr. E. S. Sautelle, expect a successful show. One gentleman from Willoughby, Mr. L. B. Levick, will stage a number of novelties and seedling chrysanthe mums, which should be of special interest.
THE DUNN PROSPECTING SYNDICATE. Certain to Find One Mine of Great Richness. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
THE DUNN PROSPECTING SYNDICATE. Certain to Fiud One Mine of Great Richness. Last week (says the Gol dfielijs Courier, Coolgardie) Mr. Alex. Forrest invited the members of the Dunn prospecting syndicate and a few other friends to take a glass of wine with him in the Mayor'B parlor, and drink success to the new venture. There were present the Hon. W. E. Marmion, the Messrs. Arthur and Alfred Hassell, Dicken son, Darlot, and others. Mr. Forrest, in pro posing the heath of Mr. Dunn and his brothers, stated that it was the largest and completest prospecting party that had yet gone into the field. Mr. Dunn had already discovered, during the three years whioh he had been associated with his present partners, such valuable properties as the Brilliant, Lone Hand, and Wealth of Nations mines, and the developments which were taking place on the last property would show that it was a mine second to none in the colony. He had always found Mr. Dunn to be an honorable and straightforward man in al...
JOHN BULL FOR EVER. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
JOHN BULL FOR EVER. An enterprising undertaker once placarded the city, asking why people should live and be miserable when they could die and be buried comfortably for 30s, or some such enticing figure. Mr. Webber, of the John Bull Catering Company, 72 King-street, croes one better, and says, ' Why die at all, or even live miserably, when you can dine luxuriously off three courses for 9d?' Mr. Webber is a man who believes in being abreast of the times — in fact a little ahead of them, and as in these days shillings are soarce, or, at least, have to be looked at twice before being parted with, he pins his faith to the ' nimble ninepence.' Throe courses — soup, joints, and pftBtry, with tea, bread, and butter — for ninepence, should satisfy anyone ; and when, in addition, everything is good,' properly cooked, and nicely served — as it iB at the John Bull Restaurant — hundreds of people should, and probably will, roll up to receive satisfaction.
WINTER FASHIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
WINTER FASHIONS. Messrs. Osborne and Co., of 57 Oxford street, near Oxford-square, desire us to draw the attention of country visitors and others to their winter novelties in mantles, jackets, costumes, blouses, aud dress materials of the latest style and design. The dressmaking department is increasing very rapidly, owing no doubt to the excellent work, good fitting, and moderate prices, and also to the fact that Messrs. Osborne's dressmaker having had considerable experience, both London and con tinental, is able to satisfactorily execute every description of costume.
GREAT FIRE IN MUDGEE. No Fire Brigade in Town. MUDGEE, Saturday, 10.15 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
GREAT FIRE IN MUD GEE. No- Fire Brigade in Town. (BY WIRE — FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Mudgee, Saturday, 10.15 p.m. A great fire broke out about 9.30 p.m. to night in Tart and M'Diarinid's Goneral Store (lace D.J.C.). Bishop's saddlery, E. Shep pard's chemists shop, aud Wilkins' black smith's shop cannot possibly bo saved. There is a great danger of tho whole block being destroyed. The fire is raging with unabated violence, and a' strong S.E. wind is blowing on to other buildings. There is no fire brigade in town, so the flames aro flying fiercoly almost nnimpedsd. The cause of the firo at present is unknown. Later. The loss is estimated at about J28000. One man was badly burnt.
A SEAMAN DROWNED AT WOOLWICH. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
A SEAMAN DROWNED AT WOOLWICH. The City Coroner held an inquest yesterday touohing the death of a seaman named Miobael Frost, who was drowned at Woolwich on Thursday evening. It appears that de ceased was on the steamer Balmam, which was unloading coal at tho Atlas Company's works, and was running along a plank with baskets of coal when he missed his footing and fell into the water. A finding of acci dental death wur recorded. Mr. Quong Tart makea humorous speeches. This is what, he said as vice president of the Cycling League when called upon for a speech : ' Ho hoped the members of the League would act honorably in their racing, and have no shinaniking. (Laughter). If they raced straight out from the shoulder they were bound to get on. (Cheers and laughter.) If they aid this they would knock cricket into a cocked hat. (Laughter.).' Reminds one of the Frenchman in ' The Amazons,' who knew English sport and proverbs, and mixed them up beautifully. Not Drunk, but flying.— On Friday ev...
MONDAY'S MANCEUVRES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
MONDAY'S MANOEUVRES. Tne great public attraction is the vice regal review at 11 o'clook in Centennial Park to-morrow. Sir Frederiok Darley, Acting Governor, will be escorted to the review ground from his private residence by a party of lancers at 10.30. Ho will be driven down the iine ot troops, and then take up a position at the saluting point, when the maroh past and other evolutions will proceed. The order of ? the maroh past will be : — 1. Horse Artillery, in line ; Mounted Brigade ; Lancers and Mounted Rifles, by squadrons |and companies in column of divisions (at a walk), Field Artillery in column of batteries, Iu- j fontry in column. Departmental Corps in line. 2. Infantry in mass of quarter colamns. 3. Horse Artillery, Lancers* Mounted Rifles, Field Artillery, at a trot and gallop. 4. Ad vance in review order, (a) mounted troops at tho gallop, (b) the troops in liite. The A battery Permanent Artillery will act as horse artillery and' do all the galloping. The review will las...
THE SEWERAGE TUNNEL COLLAPSE IN MELBOURNE. HOPE OF RESCUING THE ENTOMBED A Diver's Discovery. MELBOURNE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
THE SEWERAGE TUNNEL COLLAPSE IN MELBOURNE. HOPE OF RESCUING THE ENTOMBED A Diver's Discovery. (by wire — from our own correspondent.) Melbourne, Saturday Night. There is a faint hope that the six men entombed in the air-lock at the Spottiswoodo excavations may yot be got out alive. A diver went down to examine the hole from t.hfi rivnr into tha excavation. Ho found that it was 8ft square and 8ft deep. The I diver felt the air coining through from the tunnel. It is possible that with the com pressed air in the chamber that some of the men may still be able to exist. Every effort is being made to rescue the men dead or alive. The hole is being stopped up by means of a tarpaulin spread over it aud bags of sand piled on top. When the break is blocked the water will be pumped out of the chambers. Till this is accom plished the fate of the entombed men will not be known. The ship Bothwell Castle got stuck in the river over the tunnel a few days ago, and it is thought that this may have ca...
TOMMY ATKINS UNDER CANVAS. The Weather Unpropitious. PLENTY OF PARADES AND DRILLS. Church Services Today. Review and Active Work on Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
TOMMY ATKINS UNDER ' CANVAS. The Weather Unpropitious. PLENTY OF PARADES AND DRILLS. Church Services To-day. Review and Active Work on Monday. Yesterday, owing to the weather, the races, the agricultural and the dog shows, and other reasons, Tommy Atkins was not .much of an attraction in camp. Tho Easter Encamnment this vear is shorn of the many glories whioh surrounded it in former years. Eoonomy bas made its inflnence fol- in the matter of the JUST A WEE DRAPPIE ON GO-3D FEIlJAY. Urchin : ' A few 'ot oross bunB 'ud go well with that, mister.' numerical strength, the length of days over which the warlike display is extended j and in regard to many other things. THE WHOLE STRENGTH of officers and men under canvas is 1880. The larger portion, the first, second, third, and fifth regiments, are on the old Pad diugton Rifle Range, the mounted men are on tha south side of the Randwiok-road beyond the Zoo, and inBide the barracks are oamped the Headquarters Staff, and A. B. C. and D. Batt...
TODAY'S CHURCH PARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
TO-DAY'S CHURCH PARADE. The trooDS at Paddington Rifle Range will form tip at 2 o'olook for church parade. They will ? bo so arranged that the line of I march will not be broken as the different de nominations branch off for their respective churches.: For instance, tbe Wesleyans will bo the last, and as they are to attend the Paddington Wesleyan Church they will leave the others in Park-road. Tbe march is to bo along Botany-street, Oxford street (the Roman Catholios will branch off at College-street for St. Mary's), Liverpool Btreet, George-street (the Church of England soldiors will leave at St. Andrew's Cathedral, enter by the western door), and the Presby terians, who will be at the head of the pro cession, continue to Scot's Church, Churoh Hill. At St, Andrew's the Primate will preach, and the band (there will be one with each division excepting the Wesleyans) will take part in the choral service. There will be a special space reserved for the Acting Gover nor, the Premier, the...
TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE EXECUTIVE THIS WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE EXECUTIVE THIS WEEK. The North Shore poisoning case, and the sentence of death passed upon Dean have not yot come before the Executive Council. A copy of the Judge's notes, &c., is in these cases handed to each member of the Executive for perusal, so that all may be fully aware of the facts before the Executive meeting. The case will be considered some time this week at an ordinary Executive Council meoting, or one convened for the purpose aooording to arrangement later on. THE POISONING CASE. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE ' SUNDAY TIMES.') Sir, — When I read in your paper that poor Dean had been sentenced to death, both my husband and myself were very much surprised at tho verdict of tho jury. My husband has known Dean for a number of years, and always found him a most respectable young fellow, aud one who would not hurt anyone, let alone try to poison his wife. He was a member of my husband's lodge, and always behaved him self well. I am sure if any thing i...
THE CAMPBELL-STREET STABBING CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
THE CAMPBELL-STREET STABBING CASE. On Wednesday afternoon a quarrel ocourred between two Chinamen in a house in Campbell street. A number of Chinese were engaged in playing fan-tan, when a dispute arose, and (3um Bo, one of the disputants, pulled out a clasD knife, which he was carrying, according to the testimony of one of the other players, stabbed a countryman named Hip Nam. The injured man was conveyed to the Sydney i Hospital by Constable Barnes, of the No. 2 Police, but eventually died. An inquest was opened' at Chancery-square yesterday, but after the body had been identified the inquiry was adjourned until Tuesday next: About 9 o'olock last evening Senior-Sergt. Higgins and Beveral policemen entered a house in Harrington-street, and after a brief search, found a Chinaman hiding behind a door on the second floor. He was taken to No. 2 Polioe Station, and detained on a charge of being con cerned in the stabbing affray at Campbell street. When arrested the Chinaman gave the nam...
OUR TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
OUR TELEPHONE. Hello, Exchange ! Mr. Websters secretary Royal Agricultural Sooiety, please. Right. He's at tha instrument. Hello, there ! Do you know that people aro calling you ' Wet-weather Webster?' No! Are they? Well, I must admit there is some scope for the title. We nearly always strike a big bit of wet with our Show ! Perhaps you are like tuo man up country, who never bought a booth at a race meoting but the rain came down in torrents and spoiled the whole affair. Ye3, I've heard of that fellow. Eventually he came out all right, for the race clubs gave him a bit not to bid for booths, in order that they aiight have a fair chanoe with the weather. So he's a comfortable pensioner now. Is that so ? Well — h'm — a commercial traveller told me. Ah ! that settles it ! But how about the Show generally ? It is doing as well as can be expected under the circumstances. Oh, well, that's not too bad ! Bnt why don't you havo more equestrienne events? Best thing in the Show. Never has ther...
HOSPITAL SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
HOSPITAL SATUEDAY. Two charming young nurses woro to be' seen all day at the entrance to tho Eden Photo Studios, opposite tho railway, bailing up, with sweet smiles, tho great crowd of per eons who entored tho place for Sittings and Photographs. ' Can't run it,' said one young man. Oh, yes, responded tho nurBe ; ' you get from Eden 6 Enamelled Cabinets and a lovely large Opal for 6s 6d, and no extras for enamelling, &o., so that you save quite 4o in extras that you would have to pay town photo graphers ; and Eden does not turn his Opals out plain and misty about the oyes, bat has each Opal worked by an artist.' 'You are right,' quoth the young man, and gavo half the amount saved (2a) to tho collection ; and the hospitals were thus saved from bankruptcy by a patron of EDEN, tho Popular Photo grapher, opposite Railway, who i3 tho only high-class artist who gives 6 beautifully enamelled Cabinets and an (artist-worked) Opal for 6s 6d without extras, and who will not raise his . ...
EASTER MONDAY. WHERE AND HOW TO SPEND IT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
EASTEE MONDAY. WHERE AKD HOW TO SPMi IT. To-morrow will see all Sydney out on pleasure bent, and where and how to moat , profitably spend Easter Monday will be a problem that most people will to-day be trying to solve. Sport is to be provided in any quantity, racing at headquarters being the chief attraction, whilst the two big shows, the camp, and a host of other attractions on land and water — especially for picnickers present themselves. Below will be found a detailed list of amusements both during tbe day and at night as advertised in the SUNDAY Times : — RACES. A.J.C. Autumn Meeting, at Eandwick (Sydney Cup). Lillio Bridge Pony Meeting at night, 8.15 p.m. SHOWS. Henncl Clnb of N.S.W., Exhibition Building', 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. j Boy al Agricultural Society of N.S.W. Gates open at 10 a.ia. Castle Hill and District Agricultural and Horti cultural Association's Annual Exhibition. OCEAN EXCURSIONS. S.S. Newcastle to Covran Bay, 10 a.m. S.S. ilaitlaud to Careel Buy, 10 a.m. S.S. Sydne...
POLITICAL PELLETS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
POLITICAL PELLETS. The veteran politician announces his wil lingness to give up the fight if the people don't want him. Poor old Surrendry I Parliament trot through a lot of work during the week ; but when analysed it ' proves ' badly. Members have simply escaped their work this week in order to get a holiday over Easter. They are like a lot of boys rather than Btaid and reliable representatives of the people. The Bay View Private Asylum Commission exonerate Dr. Vause, but consider that he should have disclosed the details of.Major General Richardson's treatment to tho visiting officials and medical men representing the Government and the relatives. Mr. M'Gowen's dissent from the report declares tho treatment of the Major-General improper. Whether the evidence will or will not see the light is problematical. It may eventually, but with names of patients omitted, and dashes inserted instead. Some ex-patients now hold prominent positions in this community, and it would be shameful to ...
THE REVOLVER AT WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
THE REVOLVER AT WORK. The revolver was brought into play at Leichhardt early yesterday morning. A constable surprised two men who appeared to be breaking into a store, and upon their making off he eave chase. One man turned and fired at the constable, who heard the bullet whiz by his head. He returned the fire, but without effect. A little later another shot was fired at the constable, but no injury resulted. The men got clear away.
DISTRESS IN THE CITY. The Benevolent Society Appeal. TERRIBLE PRIVATIONS OF THE POOR. 1000 Children Require Food. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 14 April 1895
DISTRESS IN THE CITY. The Benevolent Society Appeal. TERRIBLE PRIVATIONS OP THE POOR. 1000 Children Require Food. shownby our special — we have received a few additional subscriptions in response to the appeal of the previous week. There have also been inquiries as to the addresses of the families mentioned, in order that work might be afforded those members able to undertake it, and those inquiries we have forwarded to the manager of the Benevolent Society, Mr. Edward Maxted. It should be borne in mind that the eases described are BUT A FEW OF SCORES j on the list of the Benevolent Society. They i were described as typical of the majority. It is only by strengthening the hands of a society like tha Benevolent that distress can be re lieved — even then, as has been shown, the relief is only sufficient to keep body and soul together. Instead of subscribing for specific cases, therefore, it would perhaps be better if the amounts were donated to the general fund of the Benevolent Socie...