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[THE REJECTED LETTER.] OUR OBSEQUIOUS GOVERNMENT. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
[the hejected letter.] OUE OBSEQUIOUS GOVERNMENT. j Sir,—If the Minister, for Works is able to ■ boast that the present Government is the iirst : that has'had the courage to proclaim St. Pateick'fl Day a public hohday. Whatdoeshe think? or, more to the point! "What do your readers think of, to my nrind, the hardly less audacious and mischievous act of the Govern ment in formally waiting on Cardinal Moi-an and wishing him. farewell? Of course I shall be . j told it was only an act of courtesy, to wliich no one need take exception, to wliich I answer: I "Was there any precedent for it, and will the L" Government do the same as occasion arises in the cases of the heads of the other branches the Catholic and Reformed Church ? No one .could object to members of the [Ministry, if they thought tit, individually wish ing tho Cardinal "good-bye,"but that is a very different thing to their going in a body and offering an official adieu. They are represen tative, and they had no right thus to ...
Professor Harper on the late Dr. A. Davidson. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
Professor Harper.on the late Dr. A. Davidson. At the opening of tlie Theological Hall, at St. Andrew's College, on "Wednesday afternoon the following graceful tribute was paid to the memory of the late Dr. Davidson, by Prof. Harper,1 D.D. IxAUGuiLUi Leotuke, St. Andrews College, 18th SIaiicii, 1902. Dr. A. B. Davidson.—At the opening of a Presbyterian Theological Hall, when the sub ject of consideration is to be " Modern Methods of Teaching, the Old Testament," it would bo unbecoming, and for me it is impossible not to speak of the great Scottish Hebraist, Dr. A* B. Davidson, whose death was announced a mail or twc ago. In itself, his death was singularly fitting, for such a man. On a Sabbath morn ing, following upon a week of strenuous work, without pain, and so swiftly that he had not even to-face the "shadow feared of man," ho departed, u God's finger touched him and he slept," the great, reposeful sleep. Nothing in here for tears, nothing to wail, , : Qr knock the breunt. . . . ...
Literary and Library. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
Literary and Library. Bv Tinea, or The Book-wcbm. I Three good books, Drayton Hall, Carte up by ' the Sfd, The Three Home*. With Uiyhood has I parsed the names of the uutiiors of two of these. I The secoud is by Sir Samuel Baker, explorer and traveller. Eyre's grim journey along the Great Bight may have suggested one scene in " Cast up." where poor Tim—the olack—declariug his master's necessity greater thun iiis own, yields his share of the last water. . Professor G. Murray, the celebrated Greek savant, published u novel, "Gobi »»r Shame." Far afield with their peu not a few great meu have loved to stray. • The play «• Henry V/' iu its opeuing, reveals the singular adjective *• alder-liefest," a Saxou form indicating something very near and dear. Now the poet Spencer at the time was dwelling near " the green alders by Mullas' shore," was the alder leaf his enBigu ? Mrs. Elizabeth Gallup bus been ridiug rough shod over the bones of bhukespeure, with a new bi-literal cypher. There are...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
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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 Vicotoria Markets, York Street.] THE MUSCLE. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
Our Young- Men. By " SrAiiTAX." [All young men are cordially invited to con tribute items of interest to this column. Letters to "be addressed to tlie Editor, Watcji max, 35 Queen Viotoria Markets, York Street.] THE MUSCLE. During tlie progress of the test matches some of the leading business houses in Melbourne and Sydney stuck up notices requesting their visitors not to discuss cricket So asserts a correspondent in the Herald. However the cricket has now entered on the last stages of the season for 1901-2, and the voice of the footballer will soon be heard in the land. A few weeks hence Australians will only be able to play cricket in Fairyland—a somewhat .un substantial recreation, though the poet has found charms in it: When in my dreams I take my stand To guard tie stumps in Fairyland, I little fear tie bowler's wile, Nor dread the wicket-keeper's guile; They do not bowl me off my pad ,No catches from my glove are bad; The hated " leg-before " if bnired In matches played in Fai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
J3iasir?ess ^@tiee. The Watchman, a Weekly Journal of Social, Political, and Religious Progress. Published every . Friday. Office: 35 Queen Victoria Markets, York-street, Sydney. Telephone No. 2564. - Subscribers* Terms. • Yearly . ... .. .. 4s. 4d'" Half-yearly. .. 2s. 2d. Quarterly .. Is. Id. The above terms are subject to revision if the Federal Postage Bill comes into operation* and if so, subscriber* are kindly requested to forward the necessary postage. The Management recommend subscribers to. procure Tns Watchman from their Newsagents, to whom their subscription.1', wouldbe payable. But if this is incon-' venient, they may- apply direct to The Watchman Office. AM subscriptions must bo prepaid, and will be acknowledged in this column. . Please note that the last two numbers for which a subscription has been paid will be enclosed in RED Wrappers as a reminder that the subscription for the ensuing term is then due, and no further copies will be sent until subscription is receive...
How the World Wags. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
How the World Wags. By Alters. The newly formed British Empire League of Australia has adopted the motto " One Peo ple, One Destiny." The membership fee is only one shilling, and the Radical journals are wondering how the League is going to banquet Barton or Reid when the finances are fixed at so small a figure. The Sydney Zoo has received from tht> Perth. Gardens a Sun bear and a paii4 of Indian swine in exchange for a Llama and a Japanese ape. The Press is well represented m the Federal Contingent by Mr. Geo. Wynne, son of the popular business manager of the " Daily Tele graph." He has the appointment of Quarter master with the rank of Captain, and doubtless during the campaign will prove that" the pen is mightier than the sword " by supplying first class copy to his father's paper. Dr. Frank Tidswell, who is figuring so prominently in connection with plague matters at present, is a 6on of lira. Tidswell of the Royal Hotel. He is a graduate of Sydney University, where he took h...
II. THE MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
rr. THE MIND. The Annandale Methodist Institute have a very interesting syllabus for the half-year end ing June 19th. Qn tlie 20th of the month they hold a social, at which a special array of talent will appear, and in April two meetings will be held, one of .which will be of a miscellaneous character, and the other devoted to impromptu speeches, when it is hoped several embryo Gladstones and Ciceros will be unenrtlied. A most amusing mock trial is being planned for May 1st, and during the same month the debate "Do charity organisations do harm or good?" will be fought out In June another soci.d will eventuate, and local Salas will get a chance to write to the club's journal. The usual monthly meeting of St. John's Mutual Improvement Society was held in St. John's Presbyterian Church vestry, Padding ton, on Monday week' last. The item for the evening was a debate, the question being " Should Christians attend theatres and dance rooms ? " Mr. 1). Little was iu the chair in the absenc...
NEWTOWN BBANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
NEWTOWN BBANCH. A business meeting of the above branch was held at the Congregational Church on Thurs day night week. Mr. S. King was in the chair. Rev. J. Osborne thanked the members for electing him as their representative to the Council of the A.F.D.A. All the members present spoke in laudator}* terms of the "Watchman," and it was determined that a letter be sent to the Editor of the paper com plimenting him on the excellent get-up of tho journal. It was announced amidst tremendous cheering that the circulation of tho paper had increased from 5000 to 8000. Reference was made to tho education question and other topical subjects. Tho Row C. 0. Dunstan waB thanked for his last lecture, and arraugeiuents are being made for a lecture by a local clergy man during tho month. The Central Branch of the A.P.D.A. held a meeting at Scots Churcli on Wednesday niglit. The Rev. Dr, Dill-Macky presided, and there was n fair muster of members. Rev. Jolm Nairn opened the meeting with prayer, after...
News of the Churches. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
News of the Churches. It ib reported that the Rev. Clias. Bab or has resided the incumbency of St. Alban's Ohurch, ofB.Epping. • The Council of the Australian Protestant Defence Association will' meet in the Scots* Church Manse on Monday the 24th instant at 8 p.m. The Rev. C. H. Talbot will preach on Gene ral Lew Wallace's now famous book " Ben Hur," at -the Rand wick -Presbyterian Church on Sunday night, • "Wo are very pleased indeed, to learn that the Rev. H. S. Begoie is returning to N.S.W., the board of nominations having chosen him for the rectorship of the Church of England at Picton. The Conference on Confession and Absolu tion, convened by the Bishop of London, has agreed that the Anglican Church allows private confession and absolution under certain circum stances. Things are coming to a head !! Mr. Johu Smedley, of Lundon, will preach at the Wesley Church, Chippendale, next Sunday. In the afternoon at 3 Mr. Smedley will give an address under the auspices of the W.C.T.U. Th...
The Australian Protestant Defence Association. WAVERLEY BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
The Australian Protestant Defence Association. WAVEBLEY BRANCH. A meeting of the above branch was lield at the local Presbyterian SqUooI Hall, Charing Oross last Thursday niglit week. Mr. Thomas Jessop, M.L.A. presided. There were also on the platform the Mayor (Alderman Garter, J.P.) and the Rev. E. King. Mr. R. J. 0. Ferguson, of the Dulwich Hill Society, delivered an address upon the subject of "The Neod for Combination." There were, ho said, 46 per cent, of the population of the State attached to the Anglican Church, 25 per cent, were Roman Catholics, the Presby terians numbered slightly under 11 per cent., United Methodists were over 11 per cent., Congregationalists and Baptists 2 per cent., and all others 3 per cent. On the motion of the Mayor (Alderman W. Carter), seconded by the Rev. E. King, the lecturer was accorded a vote of thanks.
THE PRISONER OF THE VATICAN. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
THE PRISONER OF THE VATICAN. Between* Archbishop Kelly's lecture in St. edict's Hall on Monday evening of last woc, and his address at Paddington on ij..iiday, there is a difference that shows what he is and what he evidently would like to appear to be. In the latter the hand is care fully gloved, and is held out in apparent friend ship to all sections of the community. Is this the new policy? His predecessor was constantly proclaiming war and waging it with a bull headedness that clearly could, have but one issue. Such a policy lias resulted as it only could -have been expected to result, in his quitting the scene of his strife and leaving a not very savory memor}T behind him. It may appear that Archbishop Kelly is more inclined for peace, but more likely it is. .the old story. "When.Rome is woi^ed in any conflict the cry ;lias always been for peace, for toleration.' • The pity is that ho did not whisper his peace senti ment into the ear of the Minister for "Works, before the Hiber...
No. 30, L.O.L. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
No. SO, L.O.L. Tlie usual ruontldy meeting of No. 30, L.O.L., ytab held in tlio lodge-roo™, Presby terian Hall, Puddington, on a recent Tliurs I day. One candidate was initiated, and two I proposed for the next meetiug. Several mem bers intimated tlieir intention of visitin the Newcastle lodges at J&ister. It was decided tliat the lodge should support tlie "Watchman," the new Protectant pai>er, in eveiy possiblo way. One of the oldest members of the lodge was placed on the books as a country member. It was decided that tlie ledge should hold a largo social gathering in the month of April. A hearty vote of thanks to the visitors was responded to by Bro. Lovelock, No. 204; * Bro. Sutton, No. 30; a Brother from Victoria, and Brother Chandler from Broken. Hill.
Lodge Meetings. A NEW LODGE. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
Lodge Meetings. A NEW LODGE. On Saturday last, Hatch 15, a new lodge in connection with the Loyal Orange Institution was opened at Helensburgh, when about 80 brethren accompanied the Bight Worshipful Grand Treasurer (Bro. Manuell), Bro. Boasby, Bro. Keene, Bro. O'Neil; members of th Grand Lodge Executive from Sydney. They were met at the railway station by Bro. Knight, W.M. Elect and Bro. Mason, Sec. Elect, and many other brethren^ and formed up, were led by the Town Band in procession through the town to the "Wesleyan Church when the lodge was duly opened by Bro. ManuolV Grand Treasurer. The following officers were elected and afterwards installed bjyBro;;Manuell in the usual solemn and impressive manner:—W.M., Bro. H. J. Knigjit; D.M., Bro.i 'E. "Evane; Foreman Committees, 'Bifo. G.: Linden'; ■ Sec retary, Bro. W. H. Mason; Treasurer, Bro.'L. | Barton; Chaplain, Bro! J"; Short. After which! five members were readmitted and fivo candi- ! dates were initiated; three mora wore propos...
Our Legal Column. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
Oui'Legal Column. ! ■ " •: ENuuiitLfcs should be addressed toLex," Watchmuu Office, 35, Market Buildiugs, York Street, aud 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. Worden.—Without seeing the printed form it is impossible to answer your question satis factorily. We can only say that you should write your sister's name in the space allotted, and should clearly state what property you give to her. If you are giving her all your property, both real and personal, it is sufficient to say so, and in that event you should appoint her as your executrix. This will save trouble. There must be two witnesses to xhe Will, and you and your wituesses must all sign iu the presence of ea...
THE Watchman [?] [?] SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1[?]02. A BOGUS CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
- SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1102. . A. BOGUS CLAIM. The census returns recently issued by Mr. _ Coghlan, Government Statistician, should be particularly welcome to the Protestant com munity. For several years past claims have been made by the Roman Catholic Priesthood that their Church was making enormous head way in growth* of population,. that their num bers, .in fact, wore increasing, by leaps and .bounds* In the "Missiones Catholicas" for. 1901, statistics were given as supplied by the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith. These statistics, we are informed, I are supplied to the Holy See every five years' by Ecclesiastical authorities throughout the world. In this now historic document there are stated to be in New South Wales alone 1,359.133 Soman Catholics, while in Australia generally-the • total numbers are claimed to amount to 4,507,980. Ridiculously exagger ated, as it was always known these figures were, there was sufficient doubt as to our actual position to le...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
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Lawlessness in the Anglican Church. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 22 March 1902
La wlessness in tihie Anglican Church. Just one week ago an article appeared in a Church of England official weekly, published in Melbourne, and well .advertised in Sydney, which took the following subject for its leading article—" Why we disobey the .Privy Couucil." It is an attempt to justify the Ritualists in their Romanising crusade, within the establish ment in England and in those colonies or states, that (like New South Wales) are part and parcel of the English Church, for (unlike New Zealaud) we have never'cut ourselves adrift from the right of appeal to the Privy Council, as the highest Ecclesiastical Court in the Realm. That certain Anglican Roroanisers did prefer to go to prison for contempt of court, rather than act according to Privy Council decisions is quite true; but it merely means that such men pre fered to obey the Pope rather than the late Queen, or in other words it means that they thought more good • would be gained to the Konmn cause in Eugland by their posing...