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THE WRONG THING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
THE WRONG THING. There can be no question that the N.S.W. authorities always do the wrong thing if allowed to. Wo have now a lawyer at the head of the Government, and he, not unnaturally, perhaps, is standing by the lawyers. There have been several instances of this already. The latest is in connec tion with the additions to the Supreme Court buildings in King-street — whioh additions are to cost £10, 000, an estimate that will no doubt swell to =620,000 before the workis concluded. Mr. Reid's endeavor to provide better accommodation for the judges is not unreasonable. We take no exception to the extra provision being made ; it is certainly needed. What we do object to, though, is the senseless waste of money in patching and tacking bits on to an old building which never can be suitable for Courts. In the first place, these Courts are in thewrong position. There is no occasion for them to be in the heart of the city. Moreover, it is frequently impossible to hear evidence in two of t...
INTERCHANGEABLE FARE TICKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
INTERCHANGEABLE FARE TICKETS. With reference to the suggestion already made in the columns of the Sunday Times that some arrangement should be made by which tram tickets should be taken at their full value in payment of omnibus and ferry fares, tuere can do no aouDC tnat it would be an immense convenience to the travelling public o£ the city and suburbs, and aleo to the pro prietors of the boats and vehicles referred to. As it is there are several omnibus companies issuing tickets besid&s the ferry companies, and persons in the habit of moving about much are almost compelled to carry about with them a perfect assortment of these documents, which are apt to become a source of anxiety and loss, not to speak of the trouble and delays involved sometimes at critical moments and when time is an objeot,. in sorting them out from each other and from the other contents of one's purse or pocket book, and in purchasing the different varieties. It appears to us that it would 'be an easy...
WITH WHAT RESULT? [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
WITH WHAT RESULT? We would like to ask Mr. T. M. Slat tery what good he expeots to come of the Supreme Court case, whioh is in tended to test tho legality of payment of members of the present Parlia ment. Does he imagine that if the deoision is in his favor it will mean the abolition or payment ot members r It is hardly likely that he could be so foolish. There are many no doubt; who hold the opinion that payment of members is a mistake, but they are not the majority, and it must be plain to them that even if the finding of the Court is to the effect that pay ment of members is at present un authorised by an existing Statute, Parliament will at once set to work to remedy the omission. The only appa rent results of tho so-called test will be to put some money in the pockets of ihe^lawyers — Mr. Slattery undoubtedly will not object to that— - and to occasion sonje waste of time in Parliament. If those who are at the back of the attorney who is to con duct this test case will be satisf...
A TERRIBLE SUSPICION. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
A TERRIBLE SUSPICiON. The following paragraph from a New Zealand paper naturally gives rise to a horrible suspicion: — 'Owing to the scarcity of maid-servants in this district, men are being engaged to perform the .1 i-i-' _ _ rni ? ? i. _ l : Ai.1 _ ? ? ? ? UUMOM. Cl/50 H» ilUUXt! SUOVtt ID WagfeS, but they do more work.' It would seem that the 'New Woman' has not only asserted her equality, but her superiority, for she has practically declared that domestic duties are only suitable to poor, weak man. Quito recently we published particulars of women' swaggers — not swag ger women, be it understood — being seen on tbe road in Now Zealand, and theso facts, coupled with the lady Mayor of One hunga, the kuicfcerbocker wedding at Christchurch, and other similar facts and incidents, indicate the declino of tho malo sex and the ascent of the female in the land so bountifully favored by naturo What will be woman's next move there ? Something revolutionary, 110 doubt, for she is hardly like...
FISH, OH! [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
FISH, OH ! This is the time of year when the busy man who has not beon able to get away for the month's ' spell ' which falls to the lot of the more fortunate, feels faggod and jaded. But he has to keep pinned to his work, and pray to be appointed a Fisheries Commissioner or President of the Lands Court, or something else nice and soft. Here are two pars calculated to cheer the tired, holidayless citizen and refresh him with a reflected refreshment as he follows in fancy the trips of the fortunate ones mentioned: — (1.) ' By the Melbourne express on Tuesday Mr. Frank Farnell, M.P. (president.), and Mr. Lindsay G. Thompson, J. P., member of the Eoyal Commission on Fisheries, with their secretary, Mr. Walter D. White, left Sydney for Victoria on a visit of inspec tion to the different fishing centres in that colony. From Melbourne the Commission will proceed to Tasmania, for the purpose of gaining the latest information regarding fish acclimatisation as carried on at New Norfolk and o...
OUR SERIAL STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
OUR SERIAL STORY. To-day we commence a first-rate serial story, entitled, The North Shore Mys tery.' by Herb. Fletch. This is no story of the penny dreadful class, such as is to be found in some of the Australian dailies, but a work of literary excellence. At the same time, it is thoroughly sensational in a legitimate style, and the interest is not only maintained until the end, but in creases in each chapter. ' The North Shore Mystery ' becomes a greater mystery as the story advances, and is not solved until the close. It is of fascinating in terest, there are many exciting situations, some entertaining comedy work (all the more palatable from the fact that it is not strained), and strong and clever charac terisation. The scenes are laid in and about the metropolis and Windsor. The characters include a beautiful woman, the star of the story; her husband (a book maker), who is murdered ; a firm of mer chants ; a professor of phrenology ; a selector ; a boarding-housekeeper ; a Wind ...
NOTES AND COMMENTS. THE NEW COMMERCIAL POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
NOTES AND COMMENTS. THE NEW COMMERCIAL POLICY. The remarks of the Premier at the Albion Park Show in reference to the necessity for conserving country interests and tbe development of our internal resources simply amount to a truism which everyone acknowledges, but which it seems extremely difficult to carry into effect. So far as the j duties of the Agent-General are concerned, it may be very true that we could dispense with some of the diplomacy as well as some of the dignity which seem inseparable from that office, providing greater attention were paid to promoting the practical interests of the colony. In this connection, however, the. question naturally arises -whether it is possible to put new wine into old bottles, and whether the occupant of this office should not be brought mora into touch with the changing circumstances of the colony than is possible when' it is made virtually a permanent post. It may be undeniable that in many respects Now South Wales has been served well...
GARDINER CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
GARDINER CUP. Aleock Bros, aud H. Bull and Co. met in the Gardiner Cup competition. Scores -. — Alcock Bros., 41 and eight for '02 (Broadbent 10 nnd 26, Turner 18.) H. Hull and Co. 29. For Alcock Bros. Clack eight for 9, Colbran two for 12, and for Henry Bull and Co. Evans and Bray divided tho bowling honors. warren Brickworks beat Bulati uriccworits as Frankfort Park. Scores : — Warren 43, Bulah 44. Porter bowled best for Warren, and Colbert for tlie Bulah. The Lyceum Theatre and Permanent Artillery mfct nt Victoria Barracks on Thursday, and tbe fame resulted in a ten wickets' victory for the ij-ceum. Permanent Artillory scored 107 ; Lyceum Theatre, 114 for no wiakatB. For tho Lyceum Theatre, A. Mnsgrove made 56 not out and T. Elliott 41 not out. . The best scores for the Perma nent Artillery were: Murray 19, Wasson 22, Col* bourne 13, and G. Airy 26 not out. Elsinore played a draw with Woollahra Public School on Centeuuial Pork. Elsinore closed their innings, eight for 37, Ironsid...
THE NORTHERN TEAM v. GRAZIERS AT BRISBANE. (BY WIRE-FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) BRISBANE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
I'll E JiOItTH KRN TKAM y. GRAZIERS AT BRISBANE. (BY WIRE— PROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Brisbane, Saturday Night. Ihe iSorthern Uistrict team or jnow bontu Wales cricketers commoncod a match against the Graziers on Friday and concluded it to-day. the Northern district scored S3 in the first innings, Leon Mooro 33 not out — he went iu first aud oarriod bis bat through the innings — Harden 12. Coningham took six for 45 and Hoare four for 32. Tho Graziors soored 469, Percy M'Donnoll 139, Lewis 97, Coningham 88, Freeman 37, Martin 36, M'Glinchy 32. Wilsou took eight for 149, and several chances wore missod off his bowling. Tho Northern Districts in the second innings lost fivo for 182, Leon Mooro 78 not out. Davidson 47, and C. Patrick 29. M'Glinchy took two for 45, and S. H. Bowdeu two for 65. Rain interfered with the wicket to a groat extent. Moore batted splendidly in both innings. The Alberts scored 145 (Fisher 70) against Oakfield's 219, Hewitt 61. Val Macdonald 56 not but, Chapman...
BOROUGH COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
BOROUGH COMPETITION. The South Sydnoy and Leichhardt clubs met on tho former's wickot. Leichhardt going in first mado 7 (hatting with eiglifcineii), and S. S. mado 39 for fivo wiokcts (declared closed), Sippe malting 22, Leich hardt mado 24 in their second attempt; Fowler making 9. G. Cope seeured ten wiokcts for 14, Cooper one for 3, three being run out. Cricket Bats. — Folthnm's, all enne, full size, 7s 6d ; Nioholls', Wisden's, Dark's, Bartlett'si Ayre's, Cobbett's, at import prices. — M. Simmons, H'm'k't.*
PADDINGTON BEAT LEICHHARDT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
PADDINGTON BEAT LEICHHARDT. The Paddington toam added another easy win to their list at tlio expense of Leichhardt at Rusli cutter's Bay. The wickot, of course, was very bad, and bowlers reaped tho advantage. Scores : — PADDINGTON. First Innings (cloaod nine wickets) ... 287 LEIC1IHAUDT— First Innings. W. Norris, c Brewster, b A. Noble ... 13 j. Meaney, c J. J. Kully, b Noble ... 32' J. Storoy, b Noble ? ... ... 1 C. Osborne, c Mackenzie, b Rush ... 9' W. Campbell, o and b Eusli ... 8- ? ? A. Furness. c Mackenzie, b Noblo ... 0 E. Woolcott, c Sweetnafn. b Eush ... 2 E. Preston, c Eush, b Noble ... ... 2 J. Cropley, not out ? ... 0 ? Sundry ? ... 1 Total (2 men short) . .... ... 63 Bowling Analysis. o. k. . r. w. M. A. Noblo ? ... ! 16.4 6 42 5 E.Hognn ? ... 5 0 15 0 J. Eush ? ? ... 11 4 10 3 Seoond Innings.' A. Furnoss, oMackenize, b Sweetnam.., 7 J. Storey, c Sweetnam; b Macnnmara 0 J. Meaney, c Mack juzie, b Sweetnam... 14 W. Norris, c £nd b A. Noble ... ... 50 C. Osborne, b Sweet...
MELBOURNE CRICKET. MELBOURNE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
MELBOURNE CRICKET. (bt wibe— raon o na own coaitEsroNDENT.) Melbouiixe, Saturday Night. The Pennant matches were resumed to-day and Melbourne and East Melbourne continued on the East Melbourne Ground iu tlio presence of a large crowd. East continued their secoml innings and made 147, of which Lewis, who vva« run out, con tributed 102. Melbourne weut in for their second innings aud mado a good stand, Bruce contributing 76, Graham not out 6'.!, J'crryman not out-i'J. Mel bourne won by eight wickets. Scores : East 91 and 147; Melbourne, first closed with fivo wickets down for 52, second Jb9 for two wickets. University beat Fitzroy by seven wickets.
PRINTERS' CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
PKINTEKS' CUP. The Telegraph nnd Evenino News commenced their match in the second round yesterday after noon ou the Grafton wicket. The Telkokafh totalled up 49 iu their first innings (Hammond 13, Biigot 11), Wotton haggiusf six wickets for 23, and M'Intyre threo for 9. The News, who Imtted with nine men, only reached 37 (Dyson 18), the wickets falling to tho bowling of Pite and Laud. In their second innings tho Teleokapk lost four wickets for 43 runs (Pite 19 not out, Mouse 12). West Sydney Juniors defeated St. Michaels by 34 runs. Higgins 87 batted best for tho winners, while Higgins/l'seberne and Holdaway bowled best.^ West Sydney II. beat Clarendon by 13 runs.' Scorcs: West Sydney 65, Josephs 19 not out and Mitchell 19; Clarendon 52, Boyce 17 aad Smith 12. Leddy and Mitchell bowled well for the winners, and Boyce and Kay for the losers. Our Boys beat North Sydney on the former's wicket. . Scores: Our Boys 92, A. Bowdon 47, Palmc-f 10 ; North Sydney 25. A Bowden for the winners s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
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MUNICIPAL POLLING BOOTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
MUNICIPAL POLLING BOOTHS. Ik view of tbe approaching municipal elec tions the various suburbnn councils are much exercised in thoir minds as to the advisableness of establishing polling booths in tbe city for the convenience of those ratepayers whose businesses neccsBitato their presence in the city ou the day of election. The question came up for consideration at tho last meeting ot the JSorttisyaney (jonncii, wnoii iirgunwins, both for and against tho proposed booths, were varied and abundant. A number of the aldermen present were very_ outspoken in condemnation of what was considered unneces sary expense in providing conveniences for those ratopayers who were too indolent to vote in their own territory. The honor of the ratepayers was at a low ebb in the estimation of ono irate aldornian, who averred that the establishment of such a booth ^in tlie city would be ' a bed of corruption,' and largely availed of b3' ratepayers for tho purpose of double voting. The same speaker declare...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
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MONEY FREE OF INTEREST. The Starr Bowkett. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
MONEY FREE OF INTEREST. The Starr BowJrett. Every man may become his own landlord by joining the No. . 8 Starr Bowkett Benefit Building Society. The Starr Bowkett is by no means now to this colony, the firat Society having started hero 30 years ago. The No. 8 Starr Bowkett is a Benefit Building Sooiety, divided into 4000 sliaroB of .£50 eaoh, the entrance fee oeing ia per snare, and tne subscription is per share per week. Members are allowed to hold one or more sharea, and are entitlod to an advanco of .£50 por ahare mado by ballot and froe of interest. The advances are re paid by weekly instalments of Is 6d per Bhare ]per woek, the society taking as seourity a mortgage ovor the property purchased. The Sooiety is not burdened with promoters shares, no money received on deposit, and no specu lations in land. At the close of the Society non-borrowers receive back all moneys paid by them, with profit added. Call or write for rules and information to Mr. Robt. Chadwiok, tho secretary, S...
THE CHEQUE BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
THE CHKGUE BANK. A branch of the Cheque Bank, a financial institution working on somewhat novel lines to this part of the world, has been estab lished at 56 Pitt-street. It is stated in the advertisement that the bank haa issued travellers' oheques for over 20 years, which havo been cashed all over the world. The choques are aho extensively used as postal or money orders for remittanco8, and compared with ordinary money ordera for home and foreign remittaneoa thoy show a saving of over 50 per cent. Tho chequea are issued for any amount from half-a-crown to £50. Thoy are practically international poatal ordera, and are taken aa cash fill over the world — by Her Majesty's Government, by lead ing liotela, Bteamahip companiea, railway companies, &o., &c., in addition to over 15,000 banka and authorised agents of tho Cheque Bank all ovor the world. Chequea are only issued in exchange for ca8h, which is held by tho bank until presentation. The uncalled capital and all the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
Special Advertisements, - A US TEAMAN MUTUAL FIEE ii INSURANCE SOCIETY. ^ ' ? Established 1872, The Oldest Mutual Fire Office in Australia. CAPITAL £100,000, * ' with power to increase to £1,000,600. BESEBVE AND INVESTMENT FUNDS, £111,696. Uncalled Capital, £87,500. PURELY A COLONIAL OFFICE, - deriving its income from New South. Wales only, no risks being taken outside the oalouy. A BONUS OF 20 PEE CENT. Has been paid annually since 1873, divided between PoJicry-liolclers and Shareholders. The amount thus distributed totals £110,928. fit. ATMS PROMPTLY AND LIBERALLY SETTLED. Fifteen days' grace allowed for Renewal of Policies — a protection afforded by no other fire Insurance Company. Hon. GEORGE THOBNTON, M.L.C., Chairman. WALTER CHUBCH, Manager. Head Office : Corner PITT aud KINO- STEEETS The city bank op sidney. Established 1S63, NOTICE is hereby given that the usual HALF YEARLY GENERAL MEETING of the Share holders of the City Bank of Syduey will be held on ? TUESDAY, the 22nd da...