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SALVATION ARMY WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
SALVATION ARMY WORK. Our illustration sketohos somo of the work done by the Salvation Army by means of what is known as the Rosouo Brigade. This depart ment of the. Sxlvation Army was formed' in January, 1884, for tho purpose of reclaiming tho fallen from the paths of vioo and permanently keeping them in the straight road. Such good service has been done that nearly 3000 women who have been leading a life of shame havo boon roolaimed in the colony of Victoria alone, and out of this numbor but a very small percentage have rclapsod into their former modo of life. Tho objects of tho Rescue Homo can bo summarised in the words of the Army's rescue records : — 1. It is a place of.refuge to which girls, already fallen, can fly for delivorance. 2. It affords a ready means of escape to . pure girls who are. thrown into circuimtancos of danger. ' 3. Where girls, who have boon ruined and for saken, .and aro consequently in troubln, but are ' opposed to leading an immoral life, can find counsel...
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. The press is unanimous in congratulating the colony in scouring Sir Wm. Robinson, as Sir - Froloriok Napier Broome's successor to the Governorship of Wost Australia. Serious: alarm is- being caused by the 'unex pected influx of largo numbers of Chinese into the northern portions of the colony, ostensibly engaged -.''for pearling boats.. Tho Eastern Ex tension .Telegraph Company alone has just imported 50 Chinese. Further news from tho East goldfiolds stato they- are showing bettor- prospects than ever, causing great speculation in sharos. The Black wood tinflelds aro.also yielding largo quantities of that metal. Another 50 oz. of gold wore brought to Roobourho on 5th Sopt. from tho Northern goldfiolds. . - ?The Adelaide Steamship Company's Rob Roy hns successfully steamed' from Goraldton to Fromantlo with codl obtained from tho Irwin district...' The 'fuel was obtained at a depth ' never greator than 4- feot from tho surfrico, and tho Ream is improving in various ...
THE WINTER OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
THE WINTER OF LIFE. Tho Immigrants' Homos ware first originated for the purposo of housing newly arrived immi grants, so that peoplo who required servants could easily engage thorn. Accordingly one ' establishment, for females, was built on; ttio loft hand aido of the St. Kilda-road, next, to tho Botanical Gardens, and the other, for 'males,' poxtltliebarraoks.; Now, howover, tliero are no - immigrants, and tho two places aro maintained fur persons of oithor sox who, from injury, old age or otherwise, aro unable to obtain shelter olsowhero. In this mattor tho matron, ati far as the fomalo department is concerned, is the solo judge, au to whethor a oandldate is worthy of admission. If they are indigent and really, desirous of admission the home is open to them. Vory o?ton womou oomo there with ohild ron. If thoy aro sufl). olontly Mtrong thoy aro drafted off to do tho rou;?h work, or whatever they oan do b^st, Schooling in also providod for the ohildren, and thoy got wnat oduoation o...
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
'? ' . SOUTH AUSTRALIA.' A meeting of shareholders-in the Commercial Bank of South Australia, ;3n'' liquidation, , was held' on Sept. 11, when it was decided to oppose, the, -.application of corfcain creditors , in . tho Supremo. Court that a call ...should- be made.1 '.upon shareholders for the purpose of more speedily paying ' off oreditors. It was also, resolved to confer with direotors with a view to compromise tho aotiun against them for about . £200,000 damages. ? Tho installation of Lord Kintore as Grand Master of the Grand Masonic Lodgq of South Australia, in succession to his Honor Chief Justice Way, who retires, will take place in tho the town ball on 30th October. Lord Carring ton, Grand Master of New South Wales, and Sir Win.. Clarke, Grand Master of Victoria, have intimated their intention to bo present; The news hfls boon received that his Excellency tho T5arl of Kintoro has : received the honorary decree of Doctor of Laws at the Aberdeen Uni;; veriily; . ' .
WEST AUSTRALIAN NATIVES SHIFTING CAMP. • [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
WEST AUSTRALIAN NATIVES SHIFTING . CAMP. Whon-'a blaokfellow wishes to ohango his rosi donco ho does .it in a far different way to the white man. With the former it is morely a case of a walk ; with tho lat tor, 'onoof tho worst jobs ho has undertaken fora long time.' Having dooided to leave his present abode, tho first thing- is to find anothor. Ho thoroforo spends, his .ovonings or his Saturday afternoons— when ho would rather bo at the football match— in hunting up house agents and inspecting comfort able homes in ono distriot, while his wifo spends her days doing the same in another. ... Having decided, on.: one. that meotH his desires, he probably .finds, that his wifo. has views about, another. ? Thi* has- to, bo arranged, and then . he starts moving. His employer is requested to let him have a day off, ' as hois shifting out to South Yarrn,' and after taking a couple of days in this way he generally 'would like to get away early ' tho next day ' to set the piano and fix tho p...
EVICTED.-AN INCIDENT OF THE FLOODS UP COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
; EVIOTRD.— AN INCIDENT OF THE FLOODS UP COUNTRY., In a number ' of - ways Australia resdmbles. Amorica. Everything thoy do 'in:;' tho : latter, place is on a largo scalo. If thore is a flood there are generally a thousand or two souls drowned, and a fow millions of proporty lost. If thoie is a railway accident the victims can be counted by tho scoro, while a firo never, burns less than - a squaro of buildings. So here it is eithor a feast or ' a famine. In Victoria if there is a drought, it generally lasts long enough to causo no end of damago, and as ' you get further-north it can bo counted by tho year ; with rain it is the same. If the Boason is1 to bo wet it genorally ends in a flood. The pre sent year, is perhaps ono of the worst in somo respects, that lias yet occurred.; In tho first place, there was a drought that caused the deaths of somo hundreds of thousands of sheep, and now woMiavo floods that are causing noarly as much destruction in anothor way. Tho country around the...
SHIPING NEWS. HOBSON'.S BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
^nkiUB^ ^^^£5&?S?Z&ip&&j,xz^^^i^^i t~7^mi _'**T'^^_fi HOBSON'S BAY. AiutiVEU.— Aug. 24.— Duke of Buckingham, .T..G. Oroombridge, from Japan. 29.— Habsburp, G. Thu lniiini, from liretnon ; Nmldea, J. H. Stafford, from ' Calcutta. 30. — Soochow, A. Vardin, from Hong Kong. 31.— Tartar, J. Bailey, from Poochow; Wallace town, J. AVorsloy, from Barrow. Sept. 1— Lusitania, A. Tillett, from London. 2. — Australasian, A. Simpson, from London ; Echuca, J. Pankhurst, from IiOiulon ; Gunhilde, M. Petorsen, from Moortyville. 7. — I'anamatta, II. G. Murray, from London ; Hankow, W. Laws, from' London ; Lotos, O. Chris tonson, from Port Ludlow. 8. — Romanoff, A. Mearns, from London. 9. — Lord Raglan, W. Camp bell, from Liverpool ; Monrovia,' B. Gullison, from New York ; Klse, H. Bremors, from Fredorickstadt ; Ariadne, G. Munstermann,froin Gothenburg ;Taupo, C. Fleming from Fiji. 10.— Loch Rannoch, R. Watt, from Glasgow ;' J. W. Gililemoister, G. Meyer, - from Now Yo...
QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
QUEENSLAND. D. A. M'Nelll, aharebrokor, has been ap pointed commandant of the armed constabulary of Now Guinea. A splendid mipply of artesian wator has boon struck at Oharlevillo by a bore at 1350 feet. The output is stated to bo 2,268,000 gallons per day;' The petition has been filed in the liquidation of the estate of Thomas and Madden, of Cook ,? to-(iiii~Port ' Douglas' 'arid- Cairns, -merchants. Liabilities, £97,000. ''' ?'. . The sdhoonor Wanganui has arrived from' Surest, with 80 passengers, and 300 oz. gold. Many of the passengers are sick, and others give fearful reports of the amount of sickness on tho variousjolands off Now Guinea. . '? .. Ther sugar exports from.'22hd Juno to '2nd August were 1755 tons, .dnd'for the four -weeks ended 30th August there wore exported from Brisbane 127 tons; Maryborough, 120 tons ; ' ? Biihdaborg, 129 tons ; Maokay, 873 tons ; To'wnsville, 250 tons; Dunpeness, ( 249 tons ; Geraldton, 480 tons ; Cairns, 100 tons. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
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SAMOAN NATIVES FISHING BY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
SAMOAN NATIVES FISHING BY NIGHT. To soo the natives fishing by night in Samoa is a very strange anfl beautiful sight. The men and women go out into the shallow waters with spears and nets, while to attraot tho fish they use a peculiar kind of - toroh. Those are made out of a ohain of candle nuts enolosed - in dry palm leaves, whioh are. woven into long strands. 'When about to bo used a .strand soveral feet in length is wound round., the body, so as tho toroh burns down to. tho hand moro of it oan bo used. ' Another kind of torch is mado by enclosing a string of oandle nuts in tho ribs of the palm frond and binding the whole togother with strips of the loaf. Fish aro very plontifu', and the natives protty expert at batohing thorn ; but aocording to the experience of those who have been thore the natives will very seldom take the trouble of bringing the fish in.
UPPER WHARIORA FALLS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
UPPER WHARIORA FALLS. These beautiful falls aro situated in tho Whariora Valley, a few miles to tho east of Whangarei. The route lies through,, a very pretty district, dotted with well cultivated fields and picturesque .orchards, through whioh tho river winds like a silver thread. . On oithor side are broken ranges, forming a striking contrast to tho prime and neat appoaranco of tho landscapo they surround. Tho falls themselves' are not ,: romarkablo for tlioir . greatness or hoight. Thus, for instance, thoy will not compare 'with the Great Wairua Falls we illustrated a short time back, but in point of beauty thoy much oxcol them, and no tourist in the district should omit to pay them a visit.
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
NEW SOUTH WALKS. [From Our Correspondent.] The d6Mt of tho University Musical Sooiety has naturally been a matter of some interest in . Sydney. Established scarcoly three months, it might havo been better to postpone till later its first appearance in public ; still it would be un gracious to discourago its early offorts, whioh havo promise in them. The ohorus, whioh con sists of the undorgraduato* and their friends, numbers at present 22 . sopranos, 12 altos, 22 tenors and 24 bassos. As usual with young choirs, the sopranos are bright but nervous, tho altos efficient, tho tenors wanting in resonance, and tho bassei inclined to drag. .Part songs by Mendelssohn, Pinsuti, Cowen and MaoKenzie wero performed, and though thoro wore of course many rough odges to bo tonod down, tho singers showed spirit and interest in their work, and a laudablo desire to do their best. Tho conduc tor is Horr Hugo Alpen, the Government, teachor of music at the State sohools. The previous evening the Metrop...
OUR ILLUSTRATIONS. THE TYPHOID SCARE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
THE TYPHOID SCARE. In~July-last-M;-Dq-Bavay, -of , tho. Victorian.. Brewery, stated that he . had disoovorod in the Yan :Yean water- a microbe exactly liko that whioh is supposed to be the germ of typhoid fever. Tho Sanitary Commission had. also investigated tho purity of tho metropolitan water supply, and Prof. Massori's chemical analysos showed that the water, had' not the high standard of purity that it had boon popularly supposod to possess. The oommissionalso pointed out that ft very possible souroe of pollution existed owing to the position and arrangement of the fireplugs. Accordingly the commission engaged Dr. Osoar. Katz, of Sydney, an expo rienoed ' bactoriolo jist, who had ! already investi gated the Sydney water supply, to determine tho -nature of the mioroho discovered byM.de Bavay,' and to make an independent baoteorio logioal examination of the Ydn Yean water. Our illustrations depict Dr. Katz at work in Profos ' sor ' Allon's laboratory, at the medical sohool. 'The d...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. A.B.O.— Tho next examination for the certificate and diploma of tho Musical Association of Victoria Is to be held on Saturday, the 26th inst. Enquiuhh. — The study of harmony is essential if a student doslres to booomo a musician as woll as an exeoutant. Tho cilfforonco betwoen the two may bo described as chat botwoen tho artist and tho artisan, tho one designs from intollootual resources, tho other acts as a workman wntlor dlreotion. The combination of the two faculties is the result to bo (loalred.
EVENTS OF THE MONTH. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
. EVENTS OF THE MONTH. . ?? ? . » ? — ? — VICTORIA. The Rose of Sharon, a dramatic oratorio by Dr. A. C. Maokonzio, was producod on Tuesday evening, 18th September, at the Town Hall by the Philharmonic Society, for. the first timo in Melbourne. The work was composed for the Norwich Festival, in October, 1884, and.thb oom ' posor had for his literary eollab'oruteur Mr. Joseph Bennett, than whom no more scholarly and judicious coadjutor could have boon solectocl. Mr. Bennott, following the dictum of the groat Oriental scholar, Ewald,- has regarded the Song of Songs, on which the libretto is founded, as a dramatic poem, havinc distinct .scenes and dramatis personnel: Tho text is chiefly taken from tho Song of Solomon, the Psalms, Pro verbs and the Books of the Prophets. Recognising the religious significance attached to the original as a canonical portion of Holy Soripturo, tho compiler . has, to uso his own words, 'introduced a prologue suggesting the , parabolic character of the dram...
SERENADE. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
SERENADE. Como, while the world in sleop Lies in the tranquil night. Gone is day's splendor bright, Now by the moon's soft light : Love alone doth his vigil keep. Dearest, why linger now ? Stars shine with tender ray, Hastens the moon away, Her course sho may not stay. : Come then, dearest, so hasten thou. Love waits thy prosenoo bright, Seeks for thoo ovorywhoro, Nightingales thrill the air With musio Rweot and rare. ?Doarost, oh oomo in the tranquil night. — Cai».otta Tasoa.
MUSIC REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 October 1889
MUSIC REVIEW. :r'~':% 1 'The following music has been rooeivod from Messrs. 'W.:H. Glen and Co., Melbourne :— '?;',''_ ? ? .' '-Under Blue Skies,;— Song. Words by Clifton Bingham ; - music by 3. L. Boeokel. A pretty and effective song, with aoompass of nine notos. Published in two keys. ? The Willow Copse. — Song. Wordsandmusleby Michael Watson. A humorous song whioh will no doubt become popular. Un Chant d'Amour and the Albert Victor , Waltz, - oomposed' by Folix Burns.' The first is tuneful if1 'somewhat commonplace. In No. '..'.. 1 .*.'. '.'exception ? must be taken to -the -fifths that commence.- bars , ono ;., and ?'. five, which produce an unploasant liar ? monio effect. The second cannot bo commended -. for anything exceptthat it is basy to piny. Both ?? are illustrated — one with a portrait of Bliss 1 Hope Temple,' the popular song composer, tho 'otliorlwith.tbat of Prinoe Albert Victor. . . Theso ore all published by Messrs. Pntey and ',? Willis-street, Marlborough-stroet, ...