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Our Legal Column. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
Our Legal Column. Enquiries should be addressed to lies,", Watchman Office, 35, Market Buildings, *~Xork Street, and must be accompanied by the subjoined: printed application. This column is intended to afford information and practical advice to correspondents, with; regard to any legal difficulties which they may; experience. • . Questions submitted may often require re- , search, and therefore should reach this office not later than Monday of the week in which a reply is desired. APPLICATION TO -ACCOMPANY ENQUIRY. To "Lex," • ' ■ v ' " Wsitchraun" Office, ; 3") Market Buildings, V- 1 • York-street, Sydney. •• . . Please answer in " tlie Watchman " the nrmerrri , question. Reply to be addressed to answers to correspondents. *m> Stephen.—Tou should instruct a Solicitor, .j.'y E. 11.—Yes,, if the value of thai property did* not exceed £500.* . , :iarrsad S. l—Yon should .be married in your proper1 name. . ''vl: . A. B. 0.—j^u\ifiuet leave thff hon'de.- u * o—11 ! Oak.—He would app...
FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
FARM AND DAIRY PKODUCE. Butter continues dull owing to fair rains having visited the dairying parts of the colony, supplies already showing increaso on late out put. Bacon in veiy Gptive request, and prices advanced. Cheese in large supply, and market fairly stocked with liberal supplies from Vic toria and Queensland. , Eggs meeting brisk sale and higher prices; owing to near approach of Lenten season prices should be well main tained. Poultry market glutted at low prices, much of the stocks arriving being totally unfit for table use, being but half grown. Good demand for prime milling wheat. Chaff meet ing but ordinary sale, the near approach of the end of tho month making sales slow. Maize in fair demand, but present stocks heavily handicapped by weevils; prices may go higher duTmg next month, as new crops cannot amve for some weeks yet. Tasinanian circular head potatoes scarcely up to usual quality, being very green, but as season has only just started bettor condition may be exp...
What the Christian Endeavour is doing. PLANTS FOR ENDEAVOUR DAY. "Like circles widening round." [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
mhat ihe Christian Endeavour is doing'. PLANTS FOR ENDEAVOUR DAY. "Like circles widening round." Upon* a clear blue river Christian Endeavour is spreading in all directions. On 2nd Febru rarv, 1902, the movement will attain its majo rity, and preparations are being mad© all over the world to celebrate this auspicious and happy event. In our State it is espected that Societies will hold a Consecration Meeting either in the morning, or at the close of the evening service on Sunday, and on Monday evening, 3rd inst. A grand demonstration will (D.V.) "be held in the Pitt-Street Congre gational Church. The speakers will be Revs. Br. Porter, "W. M. Dill Macky, Geo. Lane, and G. T. Waiden.
The Watchtower. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
The. Watchtower. The Anti-War League— One cannot but admire the courage of Pro fessor Wood, Mr. W. B. Melville, 3Ir. 1). K. Stevens, and a few other gentlemen who with them have formed themselves into au anti-wiir league. Professor "Wood certainly occupies a position which enables him to speak with'some degree of authority, and whatever may be the subject which engages his attention lief will always be beard with respect. As regards Iris pro-Boer proclivities he stands almost alone: tlie only uiau of any standiug who supports Him iu this state is Mi*. Holman, the member for Grenfell, who has distinguished himself "by his rather violeut utterances in the cau&§ »>f " Brother Boer." Even with such acompaiiiui!, Professor Wood must feel just a trifle lonely, and one does not wonder at all that he regretted the absence of John Burns, " the Labor State man,'* as lie describes him wheu, a fev^fd;iY ago, he attended the labour congrc??. If only that gentle uian, with ."Mr.igteail...
Honor to the Dead. UNVEILING A MONUMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
Honor to the Dead. UNVEILING A MONUJIENT. (liv Ouh Special) On a recent Saturday afternoon, the "beauti ful monument which lias been erected to the memory of the late Rev. Edward David Madgwick over his grave in the Church of England portion of the Waverlev Cemeten*, was unveiled by Mr. John Wheeler, R.W.Gr.M., of the Loyal Orange Institution, with which body the deceased gentleman was intimately connected. The afternoon was beautifully fine, and the lovely cemetery by the sea looked, with its grey-coloured rocks, green paths, and forest of stately tombstones, and the Pacific rollers sing ing a constant requiem, a perfect picture of rest and peace. There was a fairly large attend ance of ladies and gentlemen. Amongst those present were observed Mrs. Madgwick, Miss J laud Madgwick, Miss Annie Madgwick, Mr. Edward Madgwick, Mr. Richard Madgwick, Mr. John Madgwick, Mrs. James Madgwick, Mr. and Mrs. Moss Madgwick, Mr. Saniuel Short, and the following officers of the Grand Lodge of the L...
"THE WATCHMAN"—THE ORGAN OF THE A.P.D.A.— [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
"THE WATCHMAN"—THE ORGAN OF THE A.P.D.A.— Ix this the first issue of our paper it is ap propriate, if not imperative, to state some of the reasons which have led to its establishment. It is not because there is a lack of su"h litera ture, for of papers of all sorts, sizes, shapes aud colors issued in Sydney, there certainly is no lack. Wo have dailies, weeklies, monthlies, Church papers, commercial papers, agricultural papers, parochial magazines, Tit-bits, Scraps, etc., etc., until it would seem that of making papers, as was said by the wise mau of book, " there is no ond." Wo are aware of all this, and yet wo believe amongst all this multifarious literature there is room for The Watchman, and there is need of The Watchman. The need of such a paper as The Watchman is intended to be, has long been felt, and many a time and oft it has been proposed to start such a popnr, but these proposals have always melted into thin air. Some six months ago, however a new Association originated en...
Anniversaries. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
Anniversaries. Mosman Congregation and Bondi "Wesleyan Societies have just celebrated their first Anni versary- The former of these was started with four active and three associate members. Dur ing the year they have added eighteen to their list of members.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
"SEMPER which. literally EADEM," translated, means this IS why THE LION BRAND Q OP CONFECTIONERY IS SO POPULAR. Q ONLY THE FINEST INGREDIENTS USED. IT 13 THE GREATEST FAVOURITE WITH THE CHILDREN. MANtTFACTDEED ONLY BT James Stedman,146 ci£K? M"
The Making of Jim Blake, [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
The Making of Jim Blake, By GUY BOOTHBY, Autiiou of " Dn. Nikola," etc. "When Jaiues Blake, only son of Sir Peregrine Blake of Todrope Hall, said good-bye to re spectability and.England, which terms in his own mind he considered synonymous, lie did so fully convinced that when he returned it would be as a millionaire, and an exceedingly saga cious man. He was going to show the colonists, lie said, what could be done by a person who had his head screwed on the wright way." Had he considered for a moment, and pondered the histories of the men who had made their for tunes in the great land of which he was soon to be a citizen, he would in all probability haYe discovered that the majority of them had started with less advantages than himself. " That," he would have said, " was their look out, not liis. It was * so much the better for him." . He was a gentleman, he told himself, and if illiterate men could succeed, was it likely he should fail? You mustn't imagine from this that there wa...
FREE POSTAGE OF NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
FREE POSTAGE OF NEWSPAPERS. It would bo premature to attemjit giving- an opinion ns to what benefit New South Wales lias derived from Federation. But there are continually cropping up little incidents and ox penencos wliiuh all point to the fact that Now South "Wales Wales has sacrificed much of the freedom, and many of tlio privileges, wliich slip formerly enjoyed, in order to assist.in conferring the great boon of unification on the other States of the Commonwealth. What her reward shall be is likely to remain a mystery for a consider able time to come. Over twelve months have passed since the great function, with all its glittering pageantry, which was to herald the approach of 2 new era of prosperity for us, dazzled our eyes, and, childlike, we were greatly rejoiced therewith. Since that fateful day much lias transpired that would make us ponder deeply over the crookedness of our politicians and the wily ways of our Victorian neighbours. Truly the paramount position which the mo...
THE Watchman SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1902. OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1902. OURSELVES. We aio. glad to be able to place tlxe first number of The Watchman in the hands of our readers. Our enterprise was suggested several months ago, .but the task of publishing oven a weekly paper was one which needed careful thought and preparation. Those who were urged to undertake this work felt that to make a beginning before the hour was ripe would be court failure. But we have been assured of The support of loyal friends, who will all be interested in making our venture a success, and we ask all those who have been anxious to see a newspaper, upon the lines of The Watchman established, to aid us in securing a circulation wliich will make our success an assured facU JpThe name of this journal is already familiar to our readers in this State.. Seven years ago a small sheet was published as the gazette of one of our city churches. It was issued weekly up to the close of last year, and during the period [of its publication it frequently gained th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
- - Dairy Fanners' - - Co-operative Milk Co.. Li RECENT STREET, HEDFERN. MILK, BUTTER. CREAM. SPECIAL quotation) consume/ charl) Telethon® . 140, Glebe. HOWAT & I Tailors & General Ou| Robe simJL Y.m.C.A. BUILDINGS, 'J# STlrftelT . MAECUS CLARK & V Furniture Warehousemen, \ •J to 1C BROWN STREET, newttt The largest, best lighted and ventilated, and most a nively stocked preraifcs iu the Stute. Sell on ter neccssary to suit evt/ylxxlv.^ Inspection invited. Telephone 348 aid 53, Newtown. 0. B. Yiatiner & Co., 101 PITT ST11EBT, SYMtgS Will EEMo/e your furniture from any c the States fc tuiy of the other States, or *toroj?lt Storage, \xfper week per single van load. "driau Bros.f RUBBER HOSE. | 30S Qeorge Street, Sydney.?; COCk &lt;llld Co,, Cainperdown, CORDIAL. MAKERS, f burton ale A SPECIALITY, non-intoxicating. i; E. B. Orchard, I Watchmaker and Jewelle" 793 GEORGE- STREET, SYDNEY.,. • w fram-Sy^, f |K Gold, from 10/0. v Libby, McNeill, &a...
Purgatory, not Matrimony. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
V Purgatory, not Matrimony. i'AHiHii jmost and his curate wore visiting a ji'tnin parish school in one of tlio counties of j-Xrcliind. In catechising tlio youngsters the j curalo put tlio question : "What is the Holy Sacrament of Matri mony ?" " The Holy Sacmmoiit of Matrimony, sir," replied the little girl interrogated, " is—is is that state of torinont into which ' blossed souls ' enter to propnro tliein for another and a tetter world." " Nonsense! nonsense!" said the curate, " that's tlio definition of Purgatory." "Ah! let her be," said tlio old priest, " maybo slio's right onough for aught you or I know."
London News and Notes. [Compiled specially for The Watchman.] MISS AMY CASTLES. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
London News and Notes. [Compiled specially for Ihe Watchman.'] MISS AMY CASTLES. This young Australian singing, wliose debut in London at the St. Jame's Hall recently, brought together a large and fashionable audience, is a native of Melbourne, where she first saw the light some nineteen years ago. Although as a child she had sung at many juvenile functions, and taken part in various competitions, it was not till March 1899; that she came prominently before the public, when she attracted the attention of Lady Brassey bo her singing at an amateur concert. After that her reputation grew apace, and at her farewell performance at Melbourne over six teen thousand persons paid for admission. Since then, Miss Castles lias been studying in Paris, and though she modestly claims to be only a young siudent, she acquitted herself most creditably at St James's Hall, where she was assisted by Miss Ada Crossley and other friends. Her voice is a soprano of wide range and considerable power, the upp...
AFFRAY IN A JERUSALEM CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
ASTRAY IN A JERUSALEM CHURCH. According to a Jerusalem correspondent, a serious affray occurred in tlie cliurcli of the Holy Sepulchre between Latins and Greeks, resulting in casualties on both sides. Five Franciscans were dangerously wounded, in cluding tlie vicar custorlian, a Frenchman. The conflict was duo to the Latins having repeatedly attempted to sweep part of the quadrangle of the church, -which duty the Greeks claim as an exclusive right. Troops had been posted on the spot for several days in order to prevent a collision, but &lt; they were suddenly outnumbered by the contending parties.
"A Moorland Parish." [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
"A Moorland Parish." BY TREMAYNE DUNSTAN. [all bights reserved.] In the North-west comer of Cornwall, just j where the lower spurs of the Dartmoor range | slope down toward the sea, is a moorland parish j which, with the group of hamlets to which St. j Morwena has given her name, forms the border- j land between Cornwall and Devon, at that point where only a geographical line separates the two countries. On the western side the great Atlantic surges and swells, an unbroken sweep of ocean, save for the tiny Isle of Lundy in the offing, and perchance, on some clear summer morning, you may catch a glimpse of the dis tant coast of Wales far away in faintest blue. On the eastern side are the moors where rise the Tamar, the Tor, and the Torridge — moors which in summer are fragrant and ablaze with gorse and heather, and wliicli in winter are so indoscribably dreary that one cannot wonder j ♦hat the imagination of the simple folk has: peopled them with sprites and ghosts and pixies. If you...
Our Young Men. [ALL young men are cordially invited to contribute items of interest to this column. Letters to be addressed to the Editor, Watchman, 35 Queen Victoria Markets, York Street.] [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
I Our Young Men. By "SrAiiTAs." [All young men are cordially invited to con tribute items of interest to this column. Letters to be addressed to the Editor, Watch man*, 35 Queen Victoria Markets, York Street.] It is the Editor's idea to have thiB depart ment divided into two sections, under the head ing of (1) "The Mind," nnd (2) "The Muscle," and in the first department it is our intention to deal with the doings of the Young Men's Literary and Debating Societies, in con nection with the various Christian Churches. Unfortunately through the tremendous amount of work involved in getting out our first issue, we have been compelled to dispense with our first department, but in so doing, hasten to assure our readers that it will receive its full mead of value in our succeeding issues. "We regard it as a very valuable feature of The Watckmax, and will do our best to give brief hut accurate reports of the various Societies. Our second section under the title of " The Muscle," deals with ...
MRS. STEYN. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
MRS. STEYN. From Brussels it was reported, according to a private telegram from London, that Mrs. Steyn, the wife of ex-President Steyn, and her five children have been deported from South Africa and sent to Europe, notwith standing the fact that Mrs. Steyn is in delicate health.
GOSPEL RIOTS AT ATHENS. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 1 February 1902
GOSPEL RIOTS AT ATHENS. Intelligence of a most critical nature has during the past few days reached us from the Grecian capital. The political outlook in Greece' has not of late heen very reassuring, and the person who suggested a new and official trans lation of the old Greek Testament into modern Greek must have been unaware of the teneion prevalent in AthenB. Scarcely had the sugges tion gone forth than the students were in arms. There are nearly three thousand of them, and though something under a hundred are regis tered as students of theology, all have joined in defence of the ancient version. They assembled a great meeting around the few standing columns of the great temple of Olympian Zeus. There they met amidst the excitement of an Athenian crowd to defend the debased Greek of the Christian books from conversion into the more debased Greek which they were all speaking. The proceedings wore not quite unanimous, for nearly forty killed and wounded were loft in the precincts; ...