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A RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Fall From a Train-Extraordinary Escapes. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
A RAILWAY ACCIDENT. Fall From a Train— Extraordinary J 'SC.Ip 83. A naeeow escape from a fatal accident was experienced by two passengers who alighted from the 10.50 p.m. train at the Burwood station on Friday last. Finding they had got off at th6 wrong station, the men attempted to board the train again as it was moving off, but only succoodod iu getting hold of tho iron bars of one of the carriages. One of the men foil off at tho end of the platform, only receiving a slight shock, but tho other foil beneath the train about 100yds further on, and on being picked up was found to have sustained somo nasty outs about thp head and face. Sfcrango to say, however, luj was not seriously in jurod, iilfchoutjU it wiU bo some timo before ho is abio to gob about.
TRAGEDY AT NEWCASTLE. A GIRL KILLED BY HER MISTRESS. All About a Broken Cup, And a Saucy Reply. NEWCASTLE Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
TEAGrEDY AT NEW CASTLE. ? A GIRL KILLED BY HER MISTRESS. All About a Broken Cnp, And a Saucy Reply. ('Sunday Times' Special Wire.) Newcastle, Saturday Night. A terrible tragedy occurred at Adams town this morning by which a young girl named Eleanor Turner lost lier life. It is stated that deceased, who was in the employ of Mrs Gray, the wife of an undertaker, was washing up the breakfast dishes, and in doing so broke a cup. She planted the pieces, and MrR. Gray, finding this out, upbraided her for carelesness. The girl, it is alleged, gave a saucy reply, and Mrs. Gray, in. her rage, PICKED UP A KNIFE off the table and threw it at the girl. The weapon entered the girl's breast, and she fell on the floor. Efforts made to staunch tho blood were successful, but the knife had penetrated a vital part, and she died shortly afterwards. Mrs. Gray was placed under arrest and m inquest commenced, but was adjourned till Monday. The doctors in the mean time held a post-viortem. Sympathy is expre...
HOTEL ARRIVALS. GROSVENOR HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
HOTEL AEEIVALS. GnosvKNoa Hotel.. Among visitors at the Grosvenor Hotel are Mr', and Mrs. F. Clark, Mr. arid Mrs. Abrahams aud family, Mr. Hambledon, Mr. Porter, Mra. Corbett, Miss M. Doyle, Hon. Hoi lies A'Court, Mr. and Mrs. Durrand, Mr. 'Ovendaie, Mr. Meagher, Mr. and Mrs. J. Len, Mr. W. Balchin, Mr. D. M'Nair, Mr. H. M'Laren, Mr. and Mrs. H. Haywood, Mr. and Mrs. Green, Mr. and Mrs. J. H, Symion, Lady Cavaganir, Miss . Jackson, Miss Bevan, Miss Cope, Hon. Miss Hen. nicker, Mrs. Campbell Praed, Miss Camp, bell Praed, Mr. Campbell Praed, J. A. Gourlav, Mr. and Mrs. M'Donald, S. M, Boyco, Hon. and Mrs. D'Corney, Mr. C, Shirris. Mr. Mrs. L. Levy and family, Mr, Watpon and family, J. Cox, W. Stewart, G, Pri'tehis'rd. Capt.4 and Mrs. Drake, Douglaa Mic-iii' !. II. Stewart, Jacob Baylis and Miss . ;s. Miss Hardaway, Mrs. Young and \ , Mrs.. H. G. Mainwaring, Misa Laugh: oa, Mr. J. Hasler, A. G. Wiseman, Mr. and Mrs. Martin, Mr. Irvino, M. Stewart, V. Burdckin, G. Alexander, Balchin, ju...
ALLEGED COWARDLY ASSAULT. Benevolence Rewarded. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
ALLEGED COWARDLY ASSAULT. Beiievolcneo i'ewarded. At the Central Police Court yesterday William Fenton, - 27, Henry Fenton, 27, and Percy Ay ton, 20, were charged with having in company assaulted John Dunphy with intent to rob hiiu of the sum of lis 9d, It appears that on Friday evening Dunphy was noar the corner of Goulburn-stieet when a man approached and solicited the price of a meal. Complainnnt was taking somo money from his pocket preparatory to giving the sought-for aid, when he re ceived a violent blow ou the face. Dunphy seized hold of his assailant and endeavored to hold him until assistance arrived, but was prevented from doing so through the other two men coming to their companion's aid. The men then ran away, but in 3 short litno the police arrested three persons on suspicion of being concerned in the assault. On tho application of the police accused were remanded until Thursday next.
SUDDEN DEATH OF A WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
SDDDEaN DEATH OF A WOMAN. A little past midday yesterday a woman presented herself at the office of the Registrar-General, ' Elizabeth-street, for the purpose of registering the birth of a child. Before the clerk in attendance could comply with her request she suddenly fell upon the floor. Medical aid was procured as soon as possible, but the woman %vas found to be dead. The body was sub sequently taken to the South Sydney Morgue, and tho child afterwards for warded to the Benevolent Asylum. De ceased came to Sydney from* Wyalon^ about two months ago, and her name is supposed to be Hamilton.
INJURED WHILST YACHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
? ? ? — ? INJURED WHILST YACHTING. » A young man named H. Black, residing at t-o Young-street, had his hand severely injured yesterday afternoon when out yachting. It appoarsthata rope pot round his hand and pulled one of bis fingers off. Blaok was treated at the Sydney Hospital during the evening by Dr. Muckinnon.
A FALL DOWNSTAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
A PALL DOWNSTAIRS. John Deeves, a fisherman residing at Fowler's Terrace, near Kent-street, sus tained rather severe injuries to his head through falling downstairs at his residence yesterday. The sufferer was treated at the Sydnoy Hospital yesterday afternoon for the injuries x'eceived.
MODEST MR. SLEATH. He Has Been Talking Tall at Broken Hill ABOUT "PARKES" AND "DIBBS."What They Said to Him and He to Them. FUNNY EXTRACTS FROM AN INTERVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
MODEST MR. SLEATH. He Has Been Talking Tall at Broken Hill ABOUT 'PAEKES' AND 'DIBBS.' What They Said to Aim and He to Them. FUNNY EXTRACTS FROM AN INTERVIEW. Mr. Sleath, member for Wilcannia, and formerly a strike leader, has been inter viewed at Broken Hill, and the result furnishes some amusing reading. He re counts how he lorded it over ' Parkes ' and ' Dibbs,' and how he 'beat tho Speaker.' Here are some extracts : — 'The game of politics,' he said, 'is, generally speaking, a swindle. My ex perience enables me to say this without fear of contradiction. The blame, however, lies at the doors of the electors, who, through blindness to their own interests, allow men to be returned to Parliament whose sole object in getting there is to plunder. ' I met some distinguished friends of mine in the House. One of the first mem bers to WELCOME HE j was Sir Henry Parkes. Parices came up to me in the lobby and said, ' How do you do, Mr. Sleath ?' with great fervor. There were fifty or sixty ...
PAYMENT OF MEMBERS. Test Case. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
PAYMENT OF MEMBERS. Tost Case. ' A month ago Mr. Slattery and Sir George Dibbs were discussing the subject with the writer. Mr. Slattery was certain that the apple-cart ceuld be upset, and Sir George was of the same opinion. We understand that Mr. E. H. D. White, M.L.C., had offered to provide the sinews of war for a Supreme Court case.' — Gun- dagai Times.
THE BANKS AND THE SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
THE BANKS AND THE SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY. E. E. Briscoe writes to advocate the keeping open of the banks to a later hour on Satur day in tho interest of the trading community, who, he states, suffer both inconvenience and loss through those institutions closing at noon on the last day of the woek. Our correspon dent maintains that tho pleasures of the banking officials should be subordinated to tho J oxigenoies of tho business community.
THE POTT'S HILL RESERVIOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
THE POTT'S HILL MSEItVIOft. A coseespondent writes to point out the empty condition of the Pott's Hill reservoir, which, he considers, endangers the city water supply. He asserts that there has been no wator in tho reservoir for about four months, and that this is owing to the faot that a sug gestion by the contractor was ignored, the consequence being that tho water had to bo turned off and the dam emptied in order to carry out repairs, on which men are now en gaged at work in double shifts.
SCARED FROM OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
SCARED FROM OFFICE. It is all vory well for outsiders to call Casimir Perier a coward for resigning the position of President of the French Ea public ; but it may be safely ventured that few of those who so stigmatise him would care to fill the position. Casimir Perier's wife is possibly responsible for his retire ment. She has been terribly nervous ever since he accepted office, and until a sec retary was engaged to specially attend to her correspondence, was daily terrified through the post by threats from Anar chists and others a3 to what they would do with her husband if they got the chance. Casimir Perier is as brave as the bravest; but every man has a right to consider tho welfare of his family ; and if his wife is being slowly driven into insanity by his enemies — or the enemies of the position which he occupies — one can hardly blame him for resigning, although one may regret the necessity. The new President, M. Felix Faure, appears to be a solid man, and possessed of suffic...
BEWARE OF TYPHOID. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
BEWARE OF TYPHOID. The typhoid epidemic that is raging (in a small way, thank goodness) in some of the suburbs means nothing more nor less than dirt, and foul drains and smells, and accu mulated nastiness. There is aa yet nothing to raise a scare about. Typhoid has often been more prevalent in Sydnoy than at present, though this is undoubtedly the record year since the new sewerage scheme has been m working order. Still, the weather has been decidedly out of the common, and favorable to the incubation of disease, and of course the three first months of the year are well-known ' typhoid months.' . It is worthy of marked notice that the suburbs whose system of drainage is most complete and effective have been most free from the disease ; and the object lesson of the recrudescence of this fever is, briefly — if you wish for health prepare for sickness. To those in the proximity of the centres of infection, and to those in districts still happily free from the disease, we have but one a...
MR. EDDY'S SUCCESSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
MR. EDDY'S SUCCESSOR. As a good deal of anxiety has been mani fested regarding the appointment of a successor to Mr. E. M. G. Eddy, the Chief Commissioner of Eailways, it may be pointed out that that gentleman's term of office will not expire till October next, although it is understood that ho will quit the colony on leave of absence some timo before that date. It should, how ever, be borno in mind that in 1S91 Mr. Eddy was also absent from the colony for some four months, during which period he retained his position ns Chief Commissioner, and that no difficulty arose in carrying on the railway system during his absence; so that there does not ap pear to be any immediate urgency in appointing a successor.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MINING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MINING. The deputation representing the mining interest which waited upon the Minister for Mines on Wednesday served to remind us that in the midst of the new enthusiasm for the development of agriculture and rural produce there is still a vast and im portant industry which is deserving of the utmost encouragement which the Govern ment cau extend. No doubt the mining industry has had assistance in the past in the shapo of the prospecting vote, and some of the results have been of a nature to show the wisdom of the help thus given in developing our mineral resources. But as pointed out by tho deputation, there are other directions in which help can bo fairly claimed, aud which may be accorded without detriment to the other great interests of the colony. Tho survey of auriferous districts, and the preparation of geological maps showing the results of such surveys, would undoubtedly assist the minor and the mining investor in selecting localities for prospecting oper...
A RATEPAYER'S GRIEVANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
A RATEPAYER'S GRIEVANCE. 'Eatebatek' complains of the method adopted by some councils of appointing valuers, and objects to council clerks beimr employed instead of two sworn valuators. One correspondent thinks that more con sideration should bo shown the small free holders in assessing property for municipal purposes, aud alBO complains of the manner in which the water rate presses upon the owners of small properties who do not use the water, and have gone to considerable expense in providing tanks.
UNFAIR COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
UNFAIR COMPETITION. EepbesentAtions ? havo been made to ns on behalf of some of the professional musicians in Sydney and suburbs regarding the competition they are subjected to by Government employees who undertake engagements to supply musio for balls and evening parties, and being in receiptor a regular salary aro aoie to accept fees very mnoh below tho usual rates charged. So far as we can understand tho professionals do not objeot to oompoto with men who havo to gain their living by playing musioal instru ments, but tboy think it unfair that persons in roadipt of Govornmont pay should booomo competitors, aa thoy are then enabled to do do on unequal tosmB. J
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
PERSONAL. Oscar Wilde -contemplates lecturing in Australia shortly. Five thousand per annum, without allowances, is sufficient salary for the Governor of N.S.W. The Mayor will preside at the banquet to be tendered to Mr. Slattery in connec tion with his retirement from politics. Wealth of Nations Dunn considers thai the Nitrate King got too good a bargain wheii he purchased that mine for .£140,000. There is now but little doubt that Mr. M'Lachlan, Secretary for Eailways, will be appointed a Commissioner when Mr. Eddy leaves us. Mrs. E. B. Daly, of West Maitland, whose death at the age of 77 is announced, was postmistress at the place named for nearly 40 years. Mr. J. E. Sykes, well-known organist of this city, has been appointed one of the judges of organs and pianos at the Tas~ manian Exhibition. Premier 'Dick' Seddon, of New Zea land, cannot find time to attend the Conference of Premiers at Tasmania, and has deputed Treasurer Ward to act in his place. Mr. L. H. Gay, one of the wic...
THE SECRET OF BEING A SUCCESSFUL SPORTSMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 20 January 1895
THE SECRET OF BEING A SUCCESSFUL SPORTSMAN. 'We have been looking over tho list of win ners on the racecourse, on the cricket field, End at all sports during tho holidays, and are alstonisbed to find that all tho successful men are smokers. Still you hear it said that smoking is injurious, aud weakens tho nerves, ami those who so think are quite correct, to a certain extent. There is no doubt that heavy pmoking o£ tobacco containing deleterious compounds 'would weaken the nerves of a I giant, but after consultation with, a few of the gentlemen mentioned abovo, we find that almost without an exception they are lovers of the one cigar of the age, viz., Frossard's Cavour Cigars, and these being mild and fragrant, are a pleasure to smoke. Thoy have all the pleasant flavor of the oxcellent loaj from which they aro prepared, without the unpleasant taste of the nicotine, which having lx'i n extracted in vacuo _ leaves the smokor all the essential aromatic flavor of tho tobacco. II you do -...