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COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. MORUYA, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. (FROM Oun OWN COeRREPONDENTS.) MORUYA, THes DAY. .Over an inch of rain has fallen between Saturday and Monday. The country .i looking grand. TAMWORTH, Thrs DAY. The son of Mr. Michael Burke, M.L.A., has ibeen appointed a clerk' in the Lands Office, Tamworth. ': The Tamworth Quarter Sessions com mence to-morrow. There are ten cases for trial, including one of assault by Mr. Mills on Mr. Hooke, editor of the Observer. *Mr. W. J. Chandler, the local post and telegraph master, who for some time has been absent in consequence of illness, has resumed duty. The Australlian-Diamond Mining Comrn pany, at Bingera, have just completed their 'crushing of 87 loads from the Monte Christo mine, obtaining 1131 diamonds, weighing- 208j carats. Six men only were employed for ten days in breaking the dirt, carting, washing, and cleaning up. The dia monds are all of, excellent quality, and rather larger in size than usual. Thereareseveral miners atwork on Swamp Oak Creek, a short dis...
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. ADELAIDE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS., (FROM OUR OWN CORREBPONDErNTS.) ADELAIDE, Turs DAY.: The Hion. Ivo Bligh is a guest of Sir Thorias Elder at Birksgate. During the short stay of the Carthage on Saturday, Sir W. J. Clarke was the guest of his Hopor Chief Justice Way. The body of a man, name unknown, was found in the river Torrens yesterday. On Sunday high mass was celebrated at St. Francis Xaviors Cathedral. A feature in the musical service was the rendering of Glovor's First Mass.by the choir, the suprano and alto members of which are all children from ten to fifteen years of ago. A telegram from Port Darwin, of January 3rd, states that the a.s.e Menmuir had arrived on Thursday from the south, and was quarantined until the 4th. She leaves for China to-norrow.. The Ellerton returned from Cambridge Gulf to-day, with several diggers, who tried for gold, but found the work unproitable. They had no ho'ses with which to go to Margaret. Reichardt has returned from the Marc River, and reports that ...
ELECTORAL REFORM. (To the Editor of the Globe.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
ELECTORAL REFORM. (To the Editor of the Globe.) Sir,-I have read with much interest and gratiflcation'your report of the Elec 'tions and Qualifications Committee, as I "had approached the subject in a small tract which I prepared for the Trades and iLabour Congress held in the Town Hall on October 6, 1885, and during the. week. 'There is another point in" the conduct' of elections at present which I do not under 'stand, but which may possibly be capable of explanation. I was employed on the committee of one of the.members of the last general election for South Sydney, and some of the intel ligent electors, when they came into the committee room, stated thait they had four S'votes, and that they should give one vote to leach of the four :candidates. Now, I have read a very considerable' amount of ' discussion upon dual-voting, butthis quad ruple system of voting poses and perplexes 'me. I cannot yet 'qute enter into the 'feelings of British pride, honour, and exnultation which must f...
WHY IS IT THUS? (To the Editor of the Globe.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
WHY IS IT THUS? (To; th1o Editor of the Globo.) Sir,-It has caused me considerable sur .prise for some time to find .the reason why the Globe has not been allotted its proper position among the files of newspapers for reference, and on the reading stand in the School of Arts reading room. According to my idea upon the matter, the news paper is at the least entitled to the cus tomary courtesy of commercial enter prises of a similarly important nature, involving the employment of many thou sands of pounds capital, and of a very large number of intelligent men who have their wives and families to maintain in respectability. The same remarks apply also to the Sunday Times. I cannmiotrefrain from expressing a hope that upon the attention of members being called to this matter'that the oversight will be at once remedied,-I am, lyoure, in .. ..: .... A MEMBER. Jianiary 5
HARNESS-MAKERS' UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
HARNESS-MAKERS' UNION. 'he Saddle, Harness, and Collar Makers' Protective Society held their quarterly mcetingat the Temperance Hall last even ing, the president, Mr. J. J, Cronin, oc cupying the chair. A letter was read from the sister society in Melbourne consenting to a reciprocal arrangement affecting the clearance and admission of members who ddsired to change their place of residence to another colony. The balance-sheet for the quarter ending December 21st showed a very encouraging report of the society's progress during that period. The roll shows 127 members, and the balance at the bankl to the credit of the, society amounted to £99 2s. Gd. Nominations for officers were received, and the date of election fixed for the 18th instant; and a committee consisting of Messrs. Cronin, Furness, Hwiley, Fairfax, and Smart was appointed to act in conjunc tion with a deputation from the Boot makers' Society to bring about a united demonstration in favour of the adoption of ad valoresc d...
JOURNEYMEN TAILORS' SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
JOURNEYMEN TAILORS' SOCIETY. Last night a meeting of the above society took place at the Albion Hotel, Elizabeth street, Mr. E. Stron3 (president), being in the chair. There was a good attendance of members. After some routine business had been disposed of, the election of chairman took place. Mr. Strong, the present president, was proposed, and also Mr. Shortal, the re presentative to the Trade and Labour Council. Mr. Strong was almost unani mously elected. Mr. Strong thanked the meeting for the confidence placed in him, and said he was sorry that the Society had not prospered so well as he would wish, and asked every member to consider himself a recruiting sergeant. Mr. Armstrong was elected vice-presi dent, Mr. Wright, who at present occupies that position, refusing to stand. Mr. A. Ferguson was elected financial secretary. Mr. J. V. Craddock was elected corres ponding secretary, and Mr. H. E. Kennedy treasurer. Mr. de Carle was installed steward, and Messrs. R. Mooney, Jesse Tou...
MINING TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
MINING. TOPICS. Victory Gold-mining Company,Limited, Charters Towers, Queensland, December 26 :-In the underlie shaft the reef is 18 inches in thickness, of fair quality stone. Sunk 5 feet, total 70 feet. In No. 6 north level there is a good strong reef, driven 6 feet, total 150 feet. No. 6 south level was driven 5 feet, total 133 feet. The. stopes above No. 6 level look splendid fhrough out. No. 5 level was driven 6 feet, total 250 feet. The reef here shows about 18 inches of good stone. The stopes above this level are yielding good quantities of stone. 100 tons were raised during the fortnight, making a total of 250 tons sur face. During the Christmas holiday week, advantage will be to lgive the ma chinery, &c.,a thorongh overhaul. The most important event, enhancing the company's property, that has happened during the fortnight is the striking in the Papaure Block shaft, at a depth of 512 feet, within a few feet of our south boundary, and about 100 feet on the underlie be...
AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
AMUSEMENTS.?. "Cinderella" continues to be the fa vourite pantomime of the Christmas and New Year season. "Mother Goose" at the Olympic also appears.tq be held in high favor, as its run so far' has been most successful, and there is little indi catioh-of a falling off in the number who see it nightly. "Across the Continent" at the New Opera House has been drawing well, and'it is now very evident that those who direct the fortunes of the theatre have made a wise selection for the holiday season, so far at least as their pockets are concerned. The Federal Minstrels have the same programme, and there appears to be little probability of Mr. HisEocks being induced to alter it to any great extent for some time to come. "King Cockatoo" at the Alhambra is also having a most successful run. wOODYEAR'S CIROUS.. The management of Woodyear's Circus should have pleasant recollections of their present visit to Sydney. Since their tent was pitched in Belmore Park, and thrown open to the public, th...
THE LONG-GANNON SQUABBLE. To the Editor of the Globe. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
THE LONG-GANNON SQUABBLE. To the Editor of the Globe.. Sir,-In the last issue of the Sunday Times you refer in an editorial to the above altercation between Mr. W. Gannon and Mr. W. Long, and. in my humble opinion your remarks deserve the hightest commendation from all who take an interest in sporting. That the disturbance did occur there is no doubt, and that it. has been " satis factorily" settled between -::the two parties is a fact; but what about the puiblic who patronise the sport and expect the rulers to do that which is just and right ?P A contemporary says that "it was settled in a common-sense way, and indeed the only way in which it could-properly be ended." From that journal's point of view, and likewise froni the two parties con cerned, that may be true, for had the matter been thoroughly sifted perhaps' neither of them would be so well contented as they are now that the public are not. acquainted with all the facts. Mr. Long, mn the heat of temper, thought fit to accus...
COUNTRY NEWS. PARRAMATTA, JAN. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
COUNTRY NEWS. ((roae ,'onU oWN COORESPONDENT.) PAERAMATTA, JAN. 4. "The diledtion for the extraordinary vacancy in the Borough Council was hold to-day, and resulted in the election of Mr. FPrank Beames. The election was much closer than was generally expected, the difference only being 14 votes. Every preparation is being made for the first show . of the Central Cumberland Agricultural and Horticultural Society, to 'beheld on the 26th, 27th, and 28th insts. The show will be held on the old show ground formerly used by the Sydney society. The schedule is a heavy and attractive one. GOULBURN, JAN. 4. A catastrophe which might have been more serious than even that which oe -curred at Cootamundra this time last year, was averted on Saturday evening last. The mail train from Melbourne arrived at Wallendbeen about 8.15 p.m., when the guard was informed by the stationmaster that the train would have to be detained whilst an examination of the line further .on was made. He stated that a gre...
A STRIKE OF SUNNY CORNER MINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
A STRIKE OF' SUNNY CORNER MINERS. A strike has taken place at the Sunny Corner Mine. On Saturday morning, the miners, one and all, resolved to form a union; the fact was telegraphed all over the country, and in eight minutes the telegram that the Sunny Corner miners were on strike was placed on the boards of. the Lithgow Mercury, and in fifteen: minutes huge placards were issued from the Silver Press and placarded abouttown. At 8 p.m. Weinert's Hall was crammed, three to four hundred miners were uuani mous in the belief .that their rights were infringed by being compelled to work from Saturday until 12 p.m., whereas the hours before was 10 p.m. Tlley also think the mine dangerous. But the fact is, they care little how things go, and for this the Government upset price of land is. in a great measure to. blame. My wogds are coming true. A short time ago I said the if the upset price was inforced a revolution would take place, as the miners and poor storekeepers could or would not pay ...
THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. (To the Editor of the Globe.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. (To the Editor of the Globe.) Sir,-Now that the Globe, your excellent paper, is circulated in Parramatta, I get it and read it every evening. I am interested in the subject of strikes and noticed in your issue of the 1st Janu ary that in referring to the Melbourne wharf labourers' strike, whilst giving sym pathy to the labourers, you say, "the pub lic must pay all charges in the long run." May I venture to express a different opinion P that which I think is held by meect labourers. The conBumer (the public) in the long run pays all the cost of raising and distributing property. Wharf labour ers are amongst the distributors, and if their wages are raised, the necessary ad jur?ment to meet the extra cost will take place before the property has reached the consrmor, unless the cost of distribution in all its branches has been already re duced to a minimum. Labourers holdthat they do not get their fair share of the cost paid by the consumer at the present pr...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. CENTRAL. TUESDAY, JANUARY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
'POLICE INTELLIGENCE. CENTRAL. TUESDnAY, JANUARY 5. Before Mr. Lecpold Yates, S.M. AN OLD IMPOSTFRn.-Charles Stewart, a well-Inown vagrant, was sent to gaol for six months under the Vagrant Act. He was in the habit of feigning a broken arm, and had teen convicted a great many times previously. READING 'EM.--Joseph Douglas, for playing this game off Howard-street, to. the annoyance of passers by, was fined 20s. or seven days. LANGUAGE.-John Simpson, for using profane language in George-street, was lined 40s. or 14 days.. Elizabeth Newland and John McGregor, for indecent language in Campbell-street, were fined £3 or two months, McGregor being also fined 10s. or three days, for being riotous. Catherine Richardson (34), was fined 20s. or 7 days for being drunk and disorderly, and 40s or one month for obscene language. MIecoNDUCT.-Joseph Woldon, for mis conducting himself in Hyde Park, was fined £5 or 2 months.
AT THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS. I. ON MENAGERIES IN GENERAL. "And the animals went in two by two." [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
..AT THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS. lIr A. N.P. 1. ON Sr.NAOGEnss IN .GENERAL. "And tle animals went in two by two." " What a'delightfuil picture that was they used to put in nursery-books, showing tlhe animals walking in orderly procession to 'the ark, all on their good behaviour, like a girl's'school going to church. The big ones canme flrst-the elepnhants, the giraffes, the camels, the ostriches, and so on through all grades, until the little ones and " every creeping thing of the earth after his kind " brought up the rear. A visit to see the animals at the Zoologi-' cal garden s naturallycallsto nind that won derful picture amid the sweet days of happy childhood, when that picture was a sufficient pabulumn for our lhunngry little intellects; we think of the bygone times of pleasure when our eyes wandered over those pictured animals with questioning 'earnestness, and we speculated in chliildish 'reveribs iboit that most wbndeiful 'event which the picture was intended to reproe sent. 1\a...
ON JOCKEYS (Bell's Life.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
ON JOCKEYS (Bell's Life,)' At present there are something like 200 professional jockeys in England in the re ceipt of ,incomes ranging from , £300 to £6000 per annum, irrespective of half that number of steeplechase riders, and' acrowd of amateurs. A good many of: those who fall within the first category may be said to have been born in the stable. ,.In other words,' they are the solse of jockeys,. trainers; or stud grooms. If aboy is'siort in the body, long in the legs, diminutive of stature, wiry of frame, andlnot addicted to making. flesh, nature maybe said to have made him for the pigskin; and rigorous train ing may be relied upon to do tihe rest. One ofthebest'light-weights thrit' ever led the field, Sam Kenyon, was picked up in one of the back streets of Manchester byCliff, the trainer., A mere child in stature, at.tho age of 35, tlie possibilities of great things were' discerned in the dwarfish" youngster by the quick eye' of the trainer; 'iho bought him from his parents-noth...
A CHANGE OF BASE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
A CHANGEOF ?~tSE. Ur .n t-he arden pgite theyT wang When nights were warm anl fair -Aud pale Diana often flung lHer light upon the pair. To-night among the Irle afl roa' The Antmnn wind maker moan, The gate is swinging in the breeze, Its rusty hinges groan ; And whore are now the youth so gay And maidens dressed in lawn, Oh, whither do their footsteps stray, Where hlive the lovore gone ? (Go to the parlour wahrm, go thero, And aek, if you would know, Thit double-loaded rooking-chair, That lamp turned down so low.
A CRUEL TAINT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
A CRUIFL TAINT. They stood amid the fallilig leaves, In silence hand in hand ; The potting aun its golden beams Shod over sea and land. Upon his brow had Porrow not Its peace-corroding seal; llis heart was with an anguish filled His lips would not roveal. . eluctantly n kiss he gave, A?d then he yearned for death: For, oh I there was a cruel taint Of onions on her breath.
CIVIL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
Sonimyears, ago a clergymin' of some whatit" unprepossessinog appearance w?as prlaced in a parisli not100: miles :fromi Glasgow, anid in visiting' his' parishioiners for the 'first tinie became' painfully cbonscious , of the attefttion which his face 'received from the mem 'bers of the different faniilies 'uion which he called. Last on his list ?w? an old'* woman Whose impertineiiit 'sutiny proi?cd too much fore the reverend .gentle mhan's osrely trid 'equanimity: Nettled beyond endurance by 'the crone's uincon coaled'curiosity; he stopped absuptly in the' niiddle of his pastoral ekhortations, 'and with dud severity remarked: '"Well, my good woman, you seem to'see edmdthing intgresting in my appearance. 'Wouldyou be good enough to tell'me wliattyoua're thinking P" The, rdly .was given with all' humility.' '" ell; sir I was jist tuhinin' that if 'it Isdhd' been 'for the grace o' God ye'd ha~ been n awfu' blackguard.!"
JOKES NEW AND OLD. (MOSTLY OLD.) THE WIDOW'S DISCOMFORTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
JOKES NEW AND OULD. (MosTLY OLD.) THE WIDOW 'S DISCOrFORTURE. Judge Pennebunker, of Austin, is an irascible old man who boards and lodges at the hostelry of the widow Flapjack. The widow dods everything in her power to make the old man happy and contented, although Judge Pennobunker is quite wealthy, and really does not need any out side assistance. The old gentleman used an armchair with a straight back, which the widow thought was a very uncomfortable chair. She determined to make things more com fortable for him, so on the recent occasion of his birthday she presented him with a new rocking-chair and a large bouquet. The old gentleman was very much pleased with the presents. He told the widow that a rocking-chair of that kind was just what he wanted, that he had often sighed for it. He was also delighted with the bouquet. Seating himself in the chair old Penne bunker rocked himself backwards and for wards energetically, smelling the bouquet and smiling, at the widow, who wore a g...
THEY MOVED IT ON. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 5 January 1886
'T'rn.Y flrVn IT 0Uc. A Detroiter who was spending several days .in a -town in the, interior sooa dis covered that every villager ,whom'he was introduced to had. a-fondness .for betting. They'd ,bed on anything, from the colour of a horse on tae bill a mile and. a half away to the number :of flies.which;would lighg. on a pane: of.glass in a given time. The Detroiter kept clear of any wagers for a day or two, and then put;up a:job. ,He got a string and secretly .measured :.the distance from the hotel pteps to a certain hitching-post, and the next day :vhen:the betting fever began to rage, he-showed his -hand; i: Gentlemen,".said he, I? amnot a bet ting man, but seeing that. you'are anxious for a wager of some sort, I'll lay25dol..that I can guess within a foot of the distance to that hitching-post." "Done !" cried the voice of the land lord, andl the imoney was put up.- ""Now, what do you guess?-" "Ninety-seven feet.". B! y his measuireit was six ibelies more. 'He had ead m eaired th...