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MARITIME ROUTES TO EASTERN SEAS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
MARITIME ROUTEB TO EASFBRN SEAS, TO T'IE lIiTOIi. [Tin following admirable com uncieation published not long since in the "'lTimes" and relating to a suljeot equally important to Englandc and the Colonies, was cwritten by Sir Sanmuel Blakerl, thu African explorer, and hit:st viceroy of the equatorial provinoces of Egypt.]: Sir,-The year 18.9. witnessed the oom. plition of a great undortaking-tliu opening of the Suce Canal, The indufatigable pro moter, I, deo Lesseps, triumphed over all diticulties, natural and political, inoluding the passive opposition of England to the important operation which was supposed to rivet the claims of France to predominant influence ia Egypt. A vast crowd, ombrao. ing many memberls of Royal families in !Europe, assembled at the invitation of the great Khedi've Ismall upon thle banks of the O-nal, to grace the innuguration of this thin slier .line \c'hiOh severed tl)o Isthmus, and thus connected the hitherto parted seas of the East and West; Africa was ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
DR. JOHIN s. WILSON, M.R.O.S. ENo., L.I.O.P.E., LM. 1873, F.R.G.S. ENo., 1875, &c., Late of Colllns-stroot 'ast. Melbourne; and London, Consulting and Operating Burgoon, "BRIGHTON VILLA," KIAMA, (Opposite Catholic Chapel,) AT Io0MI FOR CONSUL'PATION: Mornings, 9 till 2, Evenings, 6 till 8, 0-14 87 asll--··R~~a___ sa?---a THE REPORTER. AND ILTLAWARRA JOURNAL. (-0 PUBLISII1OD IVIItY WIiDNESI)AY AND BA'URTDAY IMORNINO. WEDNESDAY, O0TOBER 12, 1887.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
TdUNcI.iPAL OO1JNOIL. ~rr i~ogtlni r 1I(dig Of thlis Ohbunoil tooki plaoo ub~out thuo usuaI hour on Mlonciny hInst, when thero were present-thle Mayor, Alder men J. and A. Wilson, lIindmarsh and Noble. The minutes of previous meeting were read and contimned. RIPORTS. Tile Mlayor broughlt up the report of the Finance Committee, reco mmending payment of tile following accouits :-P. & D. O'Keefe, hanlnce for metallillg on Crooked River road, £30 9Is; Jas. Somnerville, commission on works, £4 15s 7d ; Mloercantile Mutual In surance On., insurance of Oounoil OChamber, £1 7s Gd; Sydney Pottery Co., for drain pipes, D£29 s ; W. Lees, for work on main and by.roads, £9 14s. Total, £84 S lId. TheI report was adopted on tho motion of the Mayor, seconded by Alderman Noble. Alderman Hinrlmarsh thought as there was no reply from tih Postm',aster-General to the Council's letter on the subject of a post and telegraph ollico at Gerrinigong, it would he well for the ratepayors to inova in thl...
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY OF A CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
ATTEMPTED R03BER OF A CHUROH, Sorm of the very daring burglars who are still at large in Melbourne made a deter mined effort to rob a safe at St. Francis's Ohurch on Monday morning, They gained an entrance to tlhe vestry tlhrough a small broken window some time after midnight, and worked energetically at the large iron safe until about sunrise, at which time the church is opened. The robbors apparently knowing this, were obliged to leave their work uninished,. They were evidontly well supplied withl burglars' imnplements, for tihe safe, which is an old one of Chubb's make could not altogether resist their attack, and the outer plato at the back was torn oil. After four hours' work, for tile lurglahrs stated thus much in a laconio inscription on thi side of the safe, written with the end of a sperm candle, they found themselves, to secure their own safety, oblliged to abandon the task, " No time, Four hours" was the record of their disappointment. The thieves were obliged to move the...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
TIra Kiama park is, we approbond, an insti tution with which a large proportion of the inhabitants of Kiama have but slight familiarity; and probably a good many of them might question ach! otherl as to its whereabouts without thereby obtaining much information on the sulbject, Threec or four years ago the park-or its namn--obtained a temporan y notoriety in consequence of a disputo which arose brtwoon the' Borough Council and the trustees of the park as to the tenure bf it ; but since that timeo, we ap. preheand, it lhas not been a very comnmoti topic of conversation. On the merits of the dis. pito abovo .mentioned we have nothing to say; Iut the park itself is a matter on which a lbrief notice nmay be bestowed, if only to make known to some who do not already know, the actual existence andt'proballeo nat tractivoeiicss at no distant dateo of this no. glected iustitution. Probably a great many of those who visit the public cemetery, either frnom curiosity on tho particular kind of ...
GERRINGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
('noM onitu cou0 siNs'onxD r) 'Tuln P;st Ollico Stores recently occupied by Mlsir?,, 1ob anlld Hunullt. are lchanged hands, atd lV hae boon transfeorrled to iMr. Eagan, who, I believe, is from Sydnny. A clhanuge has also occurred ill our publio school, owing to oulr estelll!d allnd worlthy schoolmaster, Mr. Maodonald, being promoted to the charge of the pullio school at I)otany, vice Mr. Whitehead, who a few weeks ago mot his death in the lato unfortunate boatinglf casualty, Mr, Macdonald came to this locality nine years ago, and durilng that period, by his miany philanthropio dclds, and his careful attention to the tuition of his scholars, he madeln unquestionably many friends, The loss of Mrs, Maodonald will Ibe vwny much felt by all who had the pleasure of her acquaintano, for irreospectively of her good management and sklilful teaching in thel siowing clepartmoent, sielo was an ngrooealle neighbour of the right type. Tile absence of the Misses Malcdonald will ie felt too, ospeci...
A THIEF'S CAREER. II. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
A THIEF'S OAREER, IL. Oun next step was to ascertain the hotel at which, he put up, which was a very siaiple mnatter. I need hardly observe that a great many people enter an hotel, and particularly a licensed one, who do not live in it. We certainly never had any difficulty in making our way in to any part of tile establishment. * We, of course, carried "screws" (skeleton ke ys), and if tihe traveller looked up his pro. perty in his bedroom we had seldomu much trouble in getting at it.. If, however, he carried it with him into the o.dining or coffee room it was a more dificult matter. We ihave nevertheless been asuccessful on more than end occasion in carrying off a case of jewellery out of a dining-room in which tihe traveller was at dinn'r,- but were always careful to leave a duidmy case of tihe same size.and appearance in its place, Woalso frequentedltha railway stations, and were occasionallyjsuccessful in picking up a ladies' .dressing bag or jewel case. A ladies' dressing' bag...
LOCAL AND DISTRICT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
LOCAL AND DISTBICT NEWS, I------. Air the Police Court on Monday morninlg n nong mann named John Mlln(yro wn cthargod hofore the P.M.. with having, (n Stll(lay oven Ilg, matldo uo u o f olcAeon langugo in front of tfi 'rT'mipormlnc Fllnl, wliero the Salvation Armiy waore holinlg a mooting. flu ncoknowlledged tIf offoeno, and was ilted 20d, with the nltolr nuthio of 48 hourm in the look up. 'T'i mioloting of tha childron of tIhe soveral Su?lnlay acliools, which intlad oon provionely non noiunonl, tookln c e in the English ChOral on Sindolay aftornoon, anid was nmiourously attoi dl, The Distrl.ict Soretary ldelivered nn tad (IrAs calolatled lto intOreat childrOn in the work of ithe nooaity, The oilleancy of the choir on thi nccanioln cxiltlod mlonih Iroltnrok. Wa have roorlvod in sucocasion several of the wookly nlubltors of Ia piubllcation iascod by Mossurs, Olibbs & Shallard, and Ontitled AimtLra lian Publio Opiti,,n. It is in overy rospuod rordithblo to thalt well knowtn In...
MEETINGS TO BE HELD. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
IMEETINGS TO BE HELD. Protesotnnt Allianna moeft Ont. 12, nt 7.80. No. 1'. L.O.L., mnetls N'a'. 1, at 7.10 Nh'o. 115, L.O.L., meaetd N'. 7, at 7.,10. No. 77. L.O.L., nmeilts Nov. . at 7 pin,. N o. 10, LOT.., carrI e Ne. i, at 7.110 p.e, Soan of Tein~epmroec, Na. 117, zacale Oct. 10, at 7.110.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
Business Directory. KIAI~IA. ARNOLD, MilbSES, (E. & A.) Dresemakers .,l Nanihing.etreet. ASIII, Dt. WMV., Physiian and Sturgeon, .Market Square, ATKINSON, TIIOS., tuilder, &e., Vine Cottage, I)ido-streot. YAZA, ALEX., Nightman and Carter, Man ning street, ' "ARNEFS, WILLIA M, Iloreo bhoer & eUneral I- Blacksnmithl, 'Torranlong-stroot. BEVAN, W. J., Tailor, &o., Terralong. 9 treet. BDOWN, FRANCIS, Tinsuith, &,o, Terra long'streetL. ..... . . "IROWN, GEO1GE, Noews & GCeneral Agent, STetralong-street, ULLEN, GEORG I, General Storekeelpor, Iron & Tinl P'late Worker, T'erralong.st. J'IAMP'BIELL, ED,, Boot and Shoo Malker, - l Manningestreet. . AMlPBELL, ALEX, Auctioneeer,&e., & Terra. '- long-street. SIIIN, PLUMLEGII, Ilorse Sheer & Gonoral BIlaekmnith, T1erralolngtrelit. HIN, MRS. P., Fruiterer, Mlanninlg-street. CLLAIIK, W.., Boot and ShooelMaker, Blan '-. ning-street. COCKS, W., & CO., General Stor...
RELIGIOUS. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 12 October 1887
IRELIG IOUS. S CfIURfCII OF ENGLAND. DIPv[h rmVl4 ' will n 1 cni diiled o Su ulany next in thi Chnrch of ] uogllnlh Chu,'lhel ns follow. : Christ Church, Kilmn, at II n.--liev. J. T. Price Christ Church, at 7 p.In,.--l-Rov. J. ]I, Prieo Service. will Ih conhlorll on the Church nf 1o".hnnlnd J~nbheroo, flld ShnllirnnninOlri, on Snunhndy next, 0 followso: Shellhrhorlnat, at I1 o.on--llev. hi. Ciafnrer Jnmberoo nt 7 p.no.--hlae. Ii, Crinfornl
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 15 October 1887
Sir West Ridgutly , lIlu Ohliuf .I:litiall OorniisHiloor for tlh dli mittll iol of "thio A' fghall froitirm, hins booln appointl(d lto .so. oanod Sir llotcdvers 13utller na Uiilir.Slolrotil ry for Irlautl, Oolonlltl Si'r \\l li ldglwn)y lin lanon iniuoli sUrviol in J.uilit, uiifl ins distin. Autiisd IIIIIHuolf oni HsuveUI- ocnillsins, IJ-l wys iiI clilrgo of lli .Atgliiln Fri'ollilur Oui,. I1i1Sloi) ill Aiiy.OutIliOr, 1i88t , whtlin hli Wiu allpolnlted cOlliiiinsltller for lliu d(IOIIIII(ltuli of thu Afylgai fruntier, A REMARKABLE CASE. UNDoIe the, abovo heading the Doncas'er Re porter of July.Gth, 1887, publisees tie following in its editorial coluimn : Our readers may recall the ciountatance of a young clark, named Arthur Ricliold, falling in sensible on tile Wheatley Lane in this town soino time ago, and being pickrd up, as lie continued perfectly helpless, and taken in a cab by two gentlemen to the office of F . W. Fisher, Enq., the solicitor who employed himi. On re storing hin...
THE PROPOSED MEDITERRANEAN CANAL. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 15 October 1887
THE PROPOSED MEDITEMEANEAN CANAL. Ti, project of oonncoting the Meditorrancan and' the Bay of Biscay by means of a cannal traversing tlhe south of France has often boon under disoussion, Tleio oanal between the two soas would shorten by soveral dlays the distance betwi!n the English ports, tihe North Sun, and the oastorn basin of the Mediterranean, and the extri'enii East, The dues levied upon tlhe ships passing through the canal. would be amply oomponsanted for, by this oeonomy of tile and thl security gained by avoiding thl stormy coasts of Spain and Portugal during tho wintur ionlthls, Tlh most rational routo would be from Bordenux to Cotto by Agen, 1lontau* bnn, Toulouse, Onroassono, and l3xiersa, From Bordeaux th oannal would gonorally follow the oourse of thl Garonne, passing on its right bank l; It would tap the Lot, the Avoyron, and the Tarn, and uither draw its supplios direct fromi their waters, or through thi creation of vast reeorvoirs, After pas sinl Toulouse, it would ...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 15 October 1887
WESLIYAN. A8rrinrr will hobe ondulcted in tIhe onleyan Chlnrcl, on Sundny next, na follows : Tlanmn, at II nm.--llv, G. I. Olasson M'inmna, at 7 p.n.--Dr. Torroy .Tnnmrroo, nat 11 n.m.-- r. 0. A. Somervnllo .Tninlhrron, lt7 p.in,--Mlr. TW. Jlnrln Old Plrce nt Om pimn--M . v. A o.n'irVllo forrin g?, niIt 1 na.ni.--lov. 0. TIolglinny0 Gerrilgontr, nt '7 pim.--Mhi. 1'. lohldrn Fonxgrond, nt. It n.n.--MIr. '-'. Ilolden Fonrotnod nIt, 7 p|I--Itor. O. Ii. flnlsnon Rlhellh~nrlmollr at 11 nalnh--B[r, NV, Cod?lc Al ellhnrbn ir it. 7 p m.n -ll i'. Ii . 1' . 'loW oi irv. 0. Ilt. (linon wl rmaidnlon norvlio nt Mr. Noblo's Sddlebaclk, on Sunday next at 2..0 p.n.
THE FIRE AT SHOOLBRED'S. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 15 October 1887
THE P1EE AT SHOOLDRED'S. Tue business of Messrs. Shoolbred & 0ol, at wlhose place an extensive fire was repo-til? in our Saturday's issue, is the most exten sive of tile kind carried on in Lodeon. What Messrs. Hordern and Soni, of the Haymarkect, are to Sydney, Shoolbred and Co. are to the west end of London. Their premises are situated in Tottenham Court. road, within a short distance of Oxford. street, and consist partly of stone and partly of brick, having been added to fromni time to time with the growth of the business. One portion of the building is three and the other two stories high, but the showrooums are immensely large, and are probably the finest in the world. Some idea of the trade done by the firm may be gathered from the fact that they turn over about a million and three.quarters in the year; and that for groceries alone, a department started by them about four years ago, they turn over a quarter of a million. They trade in every thing, from a needle to an an...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 15 October 1887
I R E] L A.N D, TH'i London correspondent of the "S. M. Herald," in his latest oommunioation, gives thle following account of the state of Ireland. "There are evidences that the highly sea. soned stories of the barbarities practised at Irish eviations, and the perfervid appeals put for h on behalf of a poverty-stricken peasantry, are buginning to pall upon the English elcotorates, and that a fueling of sceupticinsm is arising with r'egard to tihe genuineness of a good duel of the injustice under which the Irish people are said to groan. The olloial statistics concerning Irish balnks and Irish investments, .whichll hlave been published this week, have intensi fled this belief, for they show that, despite the fall in prices, the machinations of iack renting landlords, and oliher injustices under which we are asked to bIlieve that the Irish man labours, he somehow manages to pros. per in a manner which hIis loss fortunato English and Scotch brothers may well envy, These returns show th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 15 October 1887
DR. JOH-N S. WILSON, M.R.O.S. ENoa,, LJ.R.O.P.E,, L.M. 1873, F.R.G.S. Eoa,, 1875, &o., 'Late of Cnlllns-treoEt ot Mlelbourno; and London, Consulting an~ Operating Surgeon, "BRIGHTON VILLA," KIIAMA, (Opposite Catholic Chapel,) AT IO0ME FOR ONSULTATION: Mornings, 9 till ,2. Evenings, 6 till 8. 9-14 87 THE REPORTER AND ILLAWARRA JOURNAL, PUILISIED EIVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY MORNING. SATURDAY, OOTOBER 15, 1887. ANSWIt 11'1it Did you1 over Iknow nny poron to heo II, wllhont, Innotiin of tho Rntlmnolin livor or IdI. lioy~R, oi'r (l you ovor know o011 who w?R wull whion oithor wna nlhAtroltotldor illntivo ? nnld dlid yoi ovor lknovw or ionr orf nl y cnio of tio klii tlinh Dr. SRtmlo's Aimorlcniin Ilop iltrn woull nout Ciu-ro ? A ki you'r uiGl lbour iotH i 11n10o qouaiolln, '*'Tliniin." TT'oJLOWAVY' Piltrs.-Tho Gront Nood,-Tho hi?al in thu lifn ndll on Itn purity dcpivld our hanllth, if nt our exIatollOc, 'haao Pilla tho. roughly oo~unnaa thi vital Iluarl fnrom nil ooa tnahtionsH...
MARITIME ROUTES TO EASTERN SEAS. No. II THE MEDITERRANEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 15 October 1887
* MtAUITXME RO12'8 TO EABTBRN SEBAS, No. II. TIIE MEDLTERRNAN AN. . sm,-In thu event of a struggle between Franco and England, Italy could never re main neutral; her interests are identical with our own. It has been suggested by certain eminent nuthoritites "that England should lhandon the route through the Suez Oanal to India, that Malta should be given up, and the IMediterranean evacuated by the British forces, as we should be unable to protect the sea route to India during a war with Fiance." Should England pursue such a fatal polioy she would never again obtain an ally; Italy thus deserted would be left alone, with an immense extent of coast line exposed to an attack by France, as the Mediterranean without an English fleet would be reduced to a French lake. On the other hand, a cordial alliance be. tween England and Italy would absolutely paralyze the maritimeo power of France. Tihe route to India via the Suez Oanal would be assured, and by the patrol of gunboats throughout its ...