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ROWING. MERCANTILE ROWING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
ROWING. MERCANTILE BOWING CLUB. Tho above club held, its nrst aquatic event of tho year yesterday afternoon, the first of the series of Trial Fours being contested. It proved to be most interesting ; all the heats being well contested, and good rowing form was displayed by eaoh of tho crews. Besults: — First Heat. — A. Tomlinson, G. Oldsworth, A. Brown, G. Lane (stroke), 1 j J. Blumer, D. Murray, E. Meulove, J. li. Morrison (stroke), 2. Won by a length. Second Heat. — E. Phillips, A. Willis, J, Thomp son, P. C. Bascho (stroke), 1; W. Thomas, G. Eiedel, J. Buchanan, F. Ivens (stroke), 2. Won by half a length. Third Heat. — C. Parsons, A. Bush, C. Murray, E. Grace (stroke), lj J. Parsons, B. Willis, E. Hayes, S. Lvall (stroke), 2. Won by two yards. The second round will be rowed on Tuesday, and final on Thursday afternoon next. The officers of the day were Mr. N. J. M'Donald (starter) and Mr. J. Blackman (judge).
THE FEDERAL CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
THE FEDERAL CONFERENCE. The date of Mr. Raid's departure for tho Conference of Premiers to be held at Hobart on the 29th instant has been slightly altered. The Premier will now leave on the 22nd instant instead of tho 23rd, as originally intended, in order to fit in with the arrangements for holding the Federation meeting in Melbourne, which is now fixed to take place on the 23rd inst., in consequence of the Town Hall being not available on the 24th, the date first arranged. Mr. Nelson, Premier of Queensland, after some hesitation has decided to attend tho Conference, and will proceed direct from Brisbane to Hobart by steamer. Mr. Nelson's reluctance is un derstood to have been due to the barren nature of previous conferences, and hie disappointment at the result. Mr. Reid, however, is very sanguine that the coming Conference will be more fruitful, and- feels suro that somo definite steps will be taken which will result in simultaneous action being adopted in all the colonies to adv...
CIVIL SERVICE MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
CIVIL SERVICE MATTERS. ' Me&chant ' complains of the unsatis factory condition of the Service, and asserts that many of those at present employed aro unable to pasB any examina tion, whilst theso who have passed are unable to get positions. He also complains of unnecessary and overpaid officers in the country districts, and considers that the pruning required should be done with a mowing machine rather than with apocket knife. Another correspondent complains of alleged political influence in connection with tho Electoral office. He -thinks that the Civil Service Commission should mako special and prompt enquiry into the system of appointments and dismissals in this office, in order to place it upon a more satisfactory footing.
THIRD TEST MATCH. AUSTRALIA LEADS ON THE FIRST INNINGS BY 114 RUNS. Callaway and Griffon Bowl Finely, and Bruce Bats Brilliantly. ADELAIDE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
THIRD TEST MATCH. AUSTRALIA LEADS ON THE FIRST INNINGS BY 114 RUNS. ' Callaway and Giffen Bowl Finely, and Brnce Bats Brilliantly. (BY WISE. — PBOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT). Adelaide, Saturday Night. The weather is distressingly hot, a north wind blowing with considerable force, bringing clouds of duBt at times, and the sky is overcast and cloudy, and a? change is evidently approaohing, though it is probable that the wind will work round through the west and south without rain Tho wicket does not appear accountable for the poor batting display of Australia. There aro a tew spots on the pitch, thus possibly accounting for tho cramped batting. It is considered morally im possible for tho wicket to mend, and good judges argued before play was resumed that Riohardson's average of five wickets for 75 runs would be eclipsed by Giffen, thus making England's chance of passing Australia's score appear at the time proble matical. Punctually at noon the Australians entered the field, Maclaren an...
WHY II. MOSES DID NOT PLAY AT ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
WHY n. MOSES DID NOT PLAY [AT ADELAIDE. [By a ' Sunday Times ' Cricket Special.] It is hardly necessary for me to state that when it became known that H. Moges, the famous Now South Wales batsman, had decided not to play in the test match now being fought out at Adelaide, tho public in the different colonies, and especially in New South Wales, was greatly disappointed. I was, in fact we all were, loth to believe that the champion left-hand batsman was actuatod in this determination by other than legitimate reason. Mr. Mosos returned to Sydney in tho Melbourne express on Friday with several other members of the team, and being desirous of letting the public know tho true cause of his standing out, I sought him yesterday morning. He looked as brown as a berry, and was in the best of health and spirits. Congratulating him on his success, I at once unfolded my mission, and he readily answered : ' I was afraid of my leg,' suiting action to tho words by feeling the sinews at the back of h...
NEWCASTLE COAL TROUBLES. RESULT OF THE BALLOT. No General Strike. THE HETTON COLLIERY. NEWCASTLE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
NEWCASTLE GOAL 'TROUBLES. RESULT OF THE BALLOT. No General Strike. THE HETT0N COLLIERY. ('Sunday Times' Special Wire.) Newcastle, Saturday Night. People here havo been extremely anxious about thG final result of the ballot aa to whether the miners would have a general strike or otherwise, and were extremely gratified when it was made known to-day that the final returns were given against a strike by a narrow majority. To-day the directors of the Hotton Col liery announced that, in consequence of receiving no reply to their proposals from the board delegates, thoy would refuse to . parley further with the Unionists as such, but would treat with them individually. A house has been put up for the men who go in as non-Unionists, and others will bo lodged thero. All cooking con veniences, ovons, &c., are in position. They begin work on Monday with 50 men. Several Unionist miners are said to have applied for billets on tho directors' terms! The number of men wanted in the mine is ...
DOING SOMETHING FOR THE PEOPLE. Legislators Will Play. Cricket ON BEHALF OF THE DISTRESSED UNEMPLOYED. Remarks by the Premier and Sir George Dibbs. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
DOING SOMETHING FOR THE PEOPLE. Legislators Will Play . Cricket ON BEHALF OF THE DISTRESSED UNEMPLOYED. Remarks' bj the Premier and Sir George Dibbs. We have once or twice thrown out the suggestion that our legislators should arrange a cricket match, the proceeds of the ' gate ' to be devoted to relioving the distress of THE WIVES AND CHILDREN of the genuine unemployed. Last Sunday we pi'iuted a paragraph following up the suggestion, and pointing out that a match, Ministerialists v Opposition, would be a great draw if the elevens wero captained by the Premier, the Hon. G. H. Reid, and the ex-premier, Sir George Dibbs. ,Mr. Reid, as is well known, is president of the N:S.W. Cricket Association, and consequently a cricketer by virtuo of his office, although hardly in test match con dition, perhaps, at present. Sir George Dibbs is said to have been a demon bowler — under-arm — in his young days, and A BONNOil WITH THE BAT. In Parliament there are many capable cricketers, and the match ...
A FATAL FALL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
A FATAL FALL. About midday on Friday a boy named Richard Johnstone, employed at Messrs. Lark, Son and Company's, Wynward Square, foil down the lift-well, a distance of 30ft. It seems that the young fellow was sitting on the ledge of a window eating his lunch when something attracted his attention, and on looking round he overbalanced himself and fell. Johnstone was taken to the Sydney Hospital shortly after tho occurrence, and died at that in stitution at 9 o'clock last night. An inquest was held at the Coroner's Court yesterday, whon a verdict of accidental death was j returned. I,..-.- ? ? ? 1
SODDEN DEATH OF A WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
SODDEN DEATH OF A WOMAN. A woman named Catherine Ryan_ died very suddenly at her residence, 41 Lewis street, Redfern, on Friday evening. De ceased was missed from the house about 7 o'clock .in the evotiing, and somo time afterwards was iound lying outside dead. Dr. Rennie, the Government Pathologist, made an examination of the body yester day, and after its report to the Coroner it was decided to dispense with an inquest.
OUR TELEPHONE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
OUR TELEPHONE. Hello, Exchango ! The new Admiral. What — Cyprian Arthur George Bridge P That's the full catalogue, thank you. Ring up, now. Hello, is that Admiral Bridge ? Aye, aye. Well, welcome to N.S.W.! We aro told that you are a salt or the old school — that you Bliivor your timbers, anathematise your optics or those of your crew, hitch up your slacks, and use tho big1 big1 'D,' when re quired, in a picturesquo stylo. Who has been giving me away? Oh, the sweet little cherub that sits up aloft aud looks after the fate of poor Jack, &□. Anyhow, wo believe you are one of the right sort, with a hoart of oak, armor-plated, copper fastened, and all that kind of thing. Well, since you mention it — h'm ! — I may say that on every station ? . But what we desired to ask was, cannot you dispense with that early morning banging P You know Sydnoy people are not as a rule early risers, and anyhow thoy don't caro to bo awakened by the boom of cannons right under th'eir windows. It doe...
THE CONFIDENCE TRICK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 13 January 1895
THE CONFIDENCE TRICK. John Yocklee was charged at the Wat e Police Court yesterday with having, by means of the confidence trick, stolen a gold watch and chain and £5 from Arthur Richter. The prosecutor, in giving evi- j donee, stated that a man named Pilking- I ton was ono of Vocklor's associates at the time of the theft, but it was shown that Pilkingtou was sorving a sentence in Dar linghurst gaol when the affair took place. In view of tho mistake made by Richter with regard to the identity of Pilkington tho accused was discharged.
WAVERLEY v. REDFERN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
WAYERLEY v. REDFERN. The Waverley and Eodfern clubs played one of the intor-olub fixturo matches on the Waverley i Green yesterday. The Eedfern Club proved too strong for tho local players, and won the game by I 40 points. The scores were : Waverley 79, Ecdfern 119. At the conclusion of the game both clubs re paired to tho pavilion, when Mr. Howe proposed tbe health of tlio Wnverlcy Club. Mr. Macleod, iu responding, expressed a hope that they would bo able to retrievo their lost laurels on some future occasiou. The Waverley team played their return match with Manly ou tlio Manly Clarendon Green yester day afternoon, Manjy beiug again the victors by 2 points. Manly — First Eink : Spoar (captain), Hobson, Bacon, Lough ; 29. Waverley — First Eink : A. Horrocks (captain), L. Whittle, W. Horrocks, E. G. Wntkins ; 29. Manly — Second Eink . J. Milno (captain), E. A. Luckham, G. Harrison, E. Hazelgrove ; 30. Waverley — Second Eink : E. Wolberg (captsvn). Major Blanchard, A. Locko, D. Mitcho...
LAWN TENNIS. DEANHOLME v. MELROSE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
LAWN TENNIS. DEANHOLME v. MELROSE. j The above clubs plnyed a match --oil Saturday on the Deanliolmo Courts, which resultod as under : — E. S. M'Coy and Johnson v. Eager aud Camp bell, 6-5, 6-2. M'Coy and Johnson v. S. Eagar and Cowley, 6-5, 2-6. Withers and Storey v. S. Eagar and Cowley, 4-6, 5-6. Withers and Storoy v. H. Eagar and Campbell, 6-1, 6-3. Melrose, 5 sets 41 games ; Deauholme, 3 sets 34 games. ? ?
ADELAIDE CRICKET. ADELAIDE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
ADELAIDE CRICKET. (BY WIRE— FEOM OOB OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Adelaide, baturday Night. Hindmarsh met North Adelaides to-day. Tho former batted first and retained possession of the wickot all the afternoon, only two wickets having fiUlen nt tho call of timo for 2o4 ruus. F. Jarvis mado 100, giving a grand display, whilst J. Hoel mado 91 not out. The Norwoods mot tho Ports, the latter scoring 251 for tho loss of seven wickets, Eobertson making 76, Groves 54, and Buudell 41. The Adelaides played South Adelaide ; G. Gilfen, captain of the former, winning the toss, sent South Adelaide to tho wickets so as to get rid of tliein before leaving for Sydney. The South scored 202, Eeedman 31. Giiieu took four for 71. Adelaides lost ono for 43, Giffeu 25 not out, Darling nil.
BOWLING. BALMAIN v GLEBE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
BOWLING. BALMAIN v GLEBE. A four-rink friondly match was played between Balmaiu aud Glebe on the former's green on Satur day. The game was warmly contested throughout and.resulted iu a draw, both sides scoring 99. The following were the players and scores : — B. G. J. Hurst, M. Clomens, W, Akhurst, B. Kershaw ... ? 19 J. Cole, C. Thomlinson, ii. Tait, J. Dicken son ? ... ... 26 -4. Christie, C. Turner, Dr. Wilson, C. Bat son ? ? ' ? ? 35 M. Bugler, C. Messell, A. Coker, J. Young 21 H. Selfe, W. Dalrymple, G. Murdoch, F. Lemm ? 27 J. Hogue, J. O'Toole, H. Fogden, II. M'Phorson ? ? ? 23 H. Brodorick, A. Marshall, J. Jervis, J. D. Cronin ... ... ? ? ... 18 L. Abrams, A. Thornloy, J. Purves, A. Maokinlay ? ? ? 29 Totals ? 99 99
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. (The Editor does not hold himself responsible for the opinions expressed by correspondents.) . Are Our Great Ocean Liners Safe ? — Sir, — Everyone familiar with shipping mast have noticed, the tendency of late years to reduce' the sail-power of oeeau-going steamers of tho largest typo. Gradually equuresails have been dispensed with, and the masts have been stripped until they are little more than mere cargo derrioks aud flagpoles, aud even these havo been reduced from four, as in the Ormuz and Carthage and similar vessels, to two in the ease of the finest specimen of naval architecture of them all — viz., the Uphir, ana tuese two are out mere stioss m proportion to tho immense hull of the vessel, whioh could not spread enough canvas to steady such an enormous mass in a moderate gale. -Of course it may be admitted that the machinory is of tho newest, best, audJ,moBt reliable typo up to date. But accidents may — nay, do — liappon to tho beat...
IN NEW AUSTRALIA. Celebrating Proclamation Day. The Settlers Appear Happy-Indulge in Sports and Concerts - The Names of Those participating will be Interesting to Friends Here. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
IN N1!W AUSTEAtlA. Gelelirating Proclamation Day. .Tlie Settlers Appear Happy— Indulge in Sports and Concerts — The Kames of 1'hose rarticipa ting will be Interesting' to Friends Here. Tuesday, October 16, was a big day at Colonia Nueva Australia (says the River Plate Sport and Pastime, published at Buenos Ayres), as it was that on which the Association celebrated its first birthday. Tho day opened with rain, and although it cleared away by noon the cricket match arranged amongst the members could, not be proceeded with bccause of the wet state of the wicket. A good pitch had been pro pared in view of the Englishmen of Para guay visiting the Colony to play a return match, but for some reason they could not get a toam together. There aro sixteen miles of Paraguayan wood to traverse before Laa Ovojas can be reached from the railway. Sports of other kinds, such, aa running, jumping, tug-of-war, &c., &e., occupied the afternoon, and the evening was spent with music. Dr. ...
THE MAILS. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
THE Bi AILS. MONDAY. Mnr.iv.BrLA and Eden, 11 a.m. Accki-axd, etc., N.Z., Navigators' Islands, Hoxoi.ui.ii, United Stater op America, Canada, United Kingdom, and Continent o? Eujiopk, U.S.S. Mariposa, 2 p.m. India and Continent or Euuope, overland to Adelaide, and thence per Ormuz, 2.30 p.m. United Kingdom, overland to Adelaide, .and thenee per Ormuz, 3 p.m. ? ? Ti l '-, -. ' R.M.s. Grmuz (letters addressed to. persons' on; board), overland to Adelaide, 3 p.m. Thursday Island, Pom Da it win, Hokgkono, Manila, and Japan, 3 p.m. Fiji, Tonga, and Samoa, 6 p.m. Port Macquarie and Bellingee Rivee, 7 p.m. Manning Riveu, 7 p.m. A lengthy list of five pound and ,onp pound prize coupons which havo been - paid by Messrs. Orme, Keigwin and Co., the agents for the Gaelic Whisky, appeari in our busi ness columns to-day. Judging, by the various localities in which the prize winners reside Gaelic 'Whisky is popular and appreciated in tho north, south, oast and west of Australia. Most people 'have ...