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THE BUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
THE BUILDING. The struoture has a frontage of 82ft to Goulburn-street, and a depth of about 30ft, which is ultimately to be increased. Lord Carrington laid the foundation stone as long ago as January 28, 1888. Difficulties whioh were encountered led to stoppages in the work, but in June last a new and energetio start was made under tho supervision of Mr. J. Kirkpatriok, and the new Trades Hall is now an accom plished fact. The elevation to Goulburn street is one of about 70ffc from the focftpath, not counting a shapely, angled tower whioh rises still higher. The ground storey of the building, whioh is mainly of brick, is faoed with rusticated rubbed f roostone, tho windows and doorways having moulded architraves, sills, and other architectural features. There are three storejB above this, which are set off with beautifully-faced tuckpointed briokwork, re lieved by string courses of stone, friezes of cement, and panels intended for the reoeption of reliefs illustrating various handic...
THE BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
THE BANQUET. Last evening a party of about ISO parsons sat down to a banquet in the hall, at the invitation of the ' land trustees, namely, Messrs. Jacob Garrard, Hi Copeland, J. E. West, J. E. Talbot, J. Atkinson, E. Mooney, W. Ferrier, Thomas Caddv, and Peter Hamp son. The chair was taken by Mr. J. E. West, and there wero also present : — The Minister for Public Works (Mr. J. H. Toung), the Minister for Instruction and Labor (Mr. J. Garrard), the Mayor of Sydney (Alderman S. E. Lees), Messrs. John See, J. Kidd, E. W. O'Sullivan, J. S. T. M'Gowen, and W. F. Schey, Ms.L.A., Hugh Dixson, J. Kirkpatriok, S. Smith (president Federal Counoil of the Labor Federation), and Mr. T. Simon (Eight-hour Demonstration Committee, Newcastle). Among tho apologies received wore those of his Excellency the Governor and tho Premier, besides other members of the Ministry. A oomprehensive toast list was honored. The chairman proposed 'Tho Queen' and 'The Governor,' and Mr. Caddy 'Tho Ministry and Parlia...
THE UPPER HOUSE. The Colonial Secretary's Remarks. HOW IT IS TO BE'DEALT WITH. Mr. Brunker Has a Scheme, BUT WILL NOT DIVULGE IT AT PRESENT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
THE UPPER HOUSE. Tlie Colonial Secretary's Remarks. HOW IT IS, TO BE' DEALT WITH.. Mr. Brunker Has a Scheme, BUT WILL NOT DIVULGE IT IT PRESENT. In the course of an address delivered by the Hon. J. H. Brunker, Colonial Secretary, at Minmi on Monday last, he is reported to have said : — Although a great many of the efforts of the Government bad been thwarted by the actions of another branch of the Legislature, still they could lay claim to having passed a lot of lound legislation. (Applause.) Hohadnever been in favor of a nominee Upper House, and ba believed that at a date not far distant the people would take up the question of a Second Chamber and settle it once and for all. On Wednesday a representative of the Sunday Times called upon the honorable gentleman for the purpose of ascertaining whether he had any DEFINITE PLANS in view for dealing with the Upper House. In reply to a question to that effect, Mr. Brunker said: 'I have not been quite accurately reported. I had no intentio...
THE TRADES HALL. Yesterday's Opening Ceremony. DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING. The Speeches. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
- THE TRADES HALL. Yesterday's Opening Cere mony. DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING. i » The Speeches. In the presence of several hundreds of workers, including some of the champions of Labor, in days* gone by, the Trades Hall — situated at the corner of Goulburn and Dixon streets — was formally opened at noon yesterday. The exterior of the build ing waB made gay with bunting, while banners of trade societies adorned some of the walls within. The opening ceremony was performed by Mr. Jacob Garrard, Minister for Publio Instruction and Minister for Labor. Included among those present wore the Postmaster-General (Mr. Joseph Cook), Mr. W. H. Suttor, M.L.C., Sir George Dibbs, Messrs. E. W. O'Sullivan, T. Bavister, J. Kidd, and W. F. Sohey, M.'sL.A., Mr. John Kirkpatriok (architect for the building), Mr. Hugh Dixon, Mr. Daniel O'Connor, Messrs. R. S. Gutherie and D. M. Charleston, M's.L.C., and Mr. J. A. Macpherson, M.P. (South Aus tralia), Mr. Goorgn Sangster, M.L.A: (Vic toria), Mr. M'lutyro ...
ROWING RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
BOWING BACES. MAIDEN FOURS, bona-fide amateurs, in string-tent boats. Course : From Milson's Point, round Goat Island, and back to flag- | ship. Prize, ^25. B.R.C. — W. Hancock, E. Calvert, E. Edwards, . A. H. Boyle (Btroko) ; coz., W. Smith ? 1 M.R.C.— C. Murray, S. Lynll, E. Henlove, G. O. Lane (Btroko) ; oox., W. EVans ? 2 N.S.E.C. — V. B. Cor, B. Pierce, V. Horniman, E. Barton, jun. (Btroke) ; cox., F. Bowden .., 3 Other starters : S.R.C. — S. R. Dobbie, A. I Gillios, C. A. Smith, H. P. Triggs (stroke) ; co'x., S. Hellings. Enterprise B.C. — A. Davies, K. Nixon, 'D. Bourne, F. Clubb (stroke); cox., W. Morley. L.R.C. — C. J. Auld, J. F. Vardy, F. Goldsmith. G. Bamford (stroke). Balmain won by half a length. Timo, 13min 50 3-5sec. MANUAL LABOR AMATEURS, single sculls, handicapped by .weight, in boats not exceeding 22ft in length, which must be ? open. Course.: From Milson's Point, round Goat Island, and back to Flagship. First prize, .£6 ; second, £2. BERRY'S BAY, W. H. Tierney, 1...
A DARING ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
A DARING ROBBERY. About 3 o'clock on Friday evening a foreigner ,nambd All Hasser, by occupatiom a hawker, was standing at the corner of Park and George streets, when he was suddenly attacked by three men, who robbed him of a pocket-book, two £5 flotes, a hawker's licenso, and a bank book. During the evening Detectives Hiokev and O Sullivan arrested two men, named Arthur Montyne, alias Frank Gaunson, and John Godfrey Lampson, on suspicion Of being concerned in the robbery. The accused appeared at the Central Police Court yester day, and were remanded till Thursday.
DEATH OF A PUBLICAN. A Fatal Operation. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
DEATH OF A PUBLICAN. A Fatal Operation. An inquest was held at the Clarence and Richmond .Hotel, Kent-street, yesterday, touching the death of the licensee, James Brown, who died at the St. Kilda Pri vate Hospital on Thursday. The deceased was 40 years of age, and had been ailing for some time, and entered the St. Kilda Hospital on Tuesday last for the purpose of having an operation performed. Evidence given by Dr. W. H. Crago, Dr. 'M'Laurin, and Dr. M'Cormick showed that deceased was suffering from a com plaint of the kidneys. The operation was performed by cutting down on the left kidney, when as much of the disease as possible was removed. Dr. G. E. Rennie, Government Pathologist, said he had made a post mortem examination of the bo.dy of deceased. He believed that the operation was necessary, and considered that it had been properly performed. The cause of death, he thought, was due to exhaustion from the disease, accelerated by the opera tion. A verdict was returned that death ...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
PERSONAL.' Mr. B. E. Wise left for Tasmania yester day. Mr. Garrard delivered a sympathetic ? speech to trades unionists yesterday. Hon. Joseph Cook, Postmaster-General, leaves Sydney to-morrow for Hobart. Mr. Eddy's trip round the world will assist him to keep our railways up to date. The citizens' banquet to Mr. T. M. Slattery, will take place on Tuesday, February 5. Shoalhaven farmers say: 'We do- not love you, Mr. Fell — the reason why you know fuli well.' Mr. Jacob Garrard, Minister for Educa tion, Labor, &c., leaves for Broken Hill to-morrow afternoon. His Excellency attended the Eegatta yesterday, and afterwards put in an ap pearance at Randwick Eaces. Mr. James Service now poses as the pioneer of Federation. Next, please 1— probably it will be Mr. Eeid. ? Mr. Carruthers speaks afc Woollongong on Wednesday, on the occasion of the opening of the Agricultural Show. John Burns has been doing the United States, and desiring no doubt to imitate Stead, declares Chicago ' a ...
HOTEL ARRIVALS. PETTY'S HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
HOTEL AEEIVALS. Petty' s Hotel. Amongst the visitors are : — Mr. and Mrs. L. Fred Iredale, Mr. and Mrs. D. Innes Watt, family and maid, Mr. and Mrs. Iven Fraiser, Mr. Thos. Watson, Mrs. Major Dawson, Mr. T. J. Bush, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Gurner and family, Mr. A. Baxter, Mr. J. Barrett, Mr. Golbourne Brooke, Mr. Thos. Chapman and Master Chapman, Mr. Eob Shedsforth, Mr. A. M'Philliamy, Mr. H. Long, Mr. and Mrs. John Spencer and Miss Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M'Phil liamy and family and maid, Mr. and Mrs. Eussley, child, and maid, Mrs. Barton and family, Dr. and Mrs. Sequah, Mr. Percy Waddy, Mrs. Somerville, Mr. and Mrs. H. Trott and child, Mr. and Mrs. Heather and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. M. M'Leod and daughter, Mrs. Hertle Fisher, Mrs. Dunden and nurse, Mr. Percy Dest, Mr. J. Epworth, . Mr. H. Dowrington, Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Hannah, Mr. H. Graham, Mr. A. E. Trotfc, Mr. E. Mitchell, Mr. J. Harry, Mr. J. Worrall, Mr. C. M'Leod, Mr. H. G. Bobuftfc, Mr. W. Gosman, Mr. J. Campbell, Mr. H. ...
A GRUESOME DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
A GRUESOME DISCOVERY. The remains of a human body wera discovered on the beach at Narrabeen yoaterday by a storekeeper named Mr. M'Lean. ; The matter was reported to tbe Manly police, who, on proceeding to the spot, found tho corpse to bo little more than u mass o£ bone3. Ouo of the arms, the head, and both feet are missing, so that there is very little prospeot of tho remains being identified. Tho body was taken to tho North Sydney Morgue, but it is not known whether an inquest will be hold, as the Coroner has not reported on tho matter. Last Sunday two young men, Tbom and Folkoad, were drowned in tho vicinity whilst bathing, and yesterday Mr, J. M. Folkhead viewed tho bod}-, but was unablo to identify it aB bcinsr his son'B. More money is being spent on the old Parliament Buildings — which means more waste. The people's representatives in Parlia ment are hoodwinked when dealing with proposed works by the untrustworthy estimates sometimes supplied by publio officers, who are paid j...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
Special Advertisements. A USTEALIAN MUTUAL FIRE JX . INSURANCE SOCIETY. Established 1872. Tbe Oldest Mutual Fire Office in Australia. „ CAPITAL £100,000. with power to increase to £1,090,000, RESERVE AND INVESTMENT FUNDS, £111,096. Uncalled Capital, £87,500. PURELY A COLONIAL OFFICE, ? deriving: its income from New South Wal«3 only, no - risks being taken outside the colony. A BONUS OF 20 PER CENT. .Ens been paid annually since 1873, divided between Polioy-holiers aud Shareholders. Tho amount thus „ distributed totals £110,928. CLAIMS PROMPTLY AND LIBERALLY SETTLED. Fifteen days' grace allowed for Renewal of Policies— a protection afforded by no other Fire Insurance Company. Hob; GEORGE THORNTON, M.L.C., Chairman. WALTER CHURCH, Manager. Head Office : Corner IPITT and KING STREETS JgANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES . Established 1817. HEAD OFFICE: GEORGE-STREET, SYDNEY. -Authorised Capital ? £3,000,000 Paid-up Capital (as on September 30, 1894) 1,786,760 Beserve Fund (as on September 30, 1894...
THE SERVICE. PLAIN TALK ABOUT THE DEPARTMENTS. IV.—THE WORKS DEPARTMENT. Remarkable Estimates — Note the Salaries—Officers Who Draw More than the Minister—Some Facts and Figures. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
THE SERVICE. ? ir ? o — ; — . PLAb TALK ABOUT THE DEPARTMENTS. IV.— THE WORKS DEPARTMENT. Remarkable Estimates — Note the Salaries— Officers Who Draw More than the Minister — Some Facts and Figures. (By the ' Sunday Times' Commissioneb.) The Works Department is, of course, one of the most important of our public insti tutions, inasmuch as it not only controls the expenditure of revenue raised by taxa tion within our borders, but also in tho capacity of a trustee or financial agent invests in New South Wales the millions I borrowed from abroad on the collective credit of the taxpayers of the colony. As the sum for which we inhabitants of New South Wales are responsible to foreign creditors now amounts to NEABLY £60 PEE HEAD OF OUB POPULATION, ifc ought to ba a matter of tho most vital importance to evory intelligent citizen how and in what manner these vast sums are expended. Our public debt is really a first mortgage upon all property of every description within the colony, and a fi...
OUR BOYS. How to Make Them Right for Fame and Fortune." Xenophon " Ventures a Few Remarks. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
, OUR BOYS. low to Make Them Bight for Fame and Eortnne. ' Xenophon ' Ventures a Jb'ew Remarks. There is no boom in pugilism just at present, and sculling for large stakes and much public applause appears to be dead. In view of these facts, which are all im portant to persons wh-5 are considering what to do with their boys, it is apparent that attention musfc be turned to cricket Train up your boy to ' smack 'em to tho fence for four,' to 'back-cut 'eui like a tradesman,' and to indulge in ' sweet glances' (only with the 'bat, mind), and, when ho grows old he will be able to support you out of test match testimonials. If you can train up your boys to be champion cricketers and footballers com bined, then you may indeed be happy. The wealth and gratitude of the nation will be offered you. Take care, however, that your boys avoid Literature and Art, or anything in similar grooves. Our communities do not testimonialise writers or painters who may, by pen or brush, redress wrongs, or br...
ASSAULTED BY LARRIKINS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
ASSAULTED BY LAMIKINS. Thomas George Quinn, of 13 Little Hay sfcreet, was treated at tha Sydney Hospital yesterday for an incised wound on the right temple, the result of some harsh treatment, received at tho hands of a number of larri kins. After the wound was stitched up the suffereo returned to his residence.
A PECULIAR FALL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
A PECULIAR FALL. A HAN named George Reid, residing at La Perouse Hotel, mot with a painful aooident yesterday. It seems that on going into tho bath-room Mr. Reid Blipped, and in falling put oufc his hand to break tho fall, with the result that his thumb was badly broken. The injured man attended the Sydney Hospital for treatment during the oyening.
FOUNDATION DAY IN MELBOURNE. The A.N.A. Gala.SPEECH BY THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL: Be Advocates the Referendum. MELBOURNE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
FOUNDATION DAY IN MELBOURNE, Tlie A.NsA. Gala. SPEECH BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL; Be Advocates the Referendum. ('Sunday Times' Special 'Wibe.) Melbourne, Saturday Night. Foundation Day was celebrated in Mel bourne quietly. The Australian Natives' Association held a gala at the Exhibition Building, and attracted a very large crowd. At the luncheon Mr. Isaacs, Attorney General, in responding to the toast of ' Parliament,' referred to the rejection of the Land Tax by tho Legislative Council. He said the people of this colony would not allow the most valuable portion of the wealth of the colony to go untaxed. There must be somo change in the Constitution, and the Referendum would eventually come. As far as the Ministry was con cerned, the Referendum would have its support. ?
PIGEON SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
PIGEON' SHOOTING. Open sweepstake shooting took place at the New South Wales Gun Club's Grounds, Botany, on Friday, 25th inst. The following were tho re sults : — No. 1. — Divided by Messrs, F. Mi Clements and C. Thompson, with 3 kills. No. 2. — Divided by Messrs. F. M. Clements and C. Thompson, with 4 kills. No. 3. — Divided by Messrs. F. M. Clements and Thompson, with 5 kills. ° ^ ' No. 4.— Won outright by J3r. F. M. Clements, with 4 kills. No. 5.— Divided by MessiQ, Duflofc and Barrett, with 5 kilk. ' . No. 6. — Divided by Messro. Thompson, 'Bay. nor,' ftjid ' Lockwood,' witfa 6 kills. No. 7. — Divided 'by Mecars. Thompnon and ' Lockwood,' with 6 kills. ?No. 8. — Won outright by Elr. H. Garratt, with 5 kills. A Baker gun was shot for, three nominations, allowed. Twenty-two eutcrod and three ?starred. At the eighth round 'Baynor' had two nomi nations and P. Duflbt one, when an understanding was como to, ' Eaynor ' taking the gun. On Friday noxfc the second competition for the Gun ...
INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH. New South Wales v. Victoria IN THE MISTY WET. Iredale Plays Another Grand Innings THE HOME TEAM DOING WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 27 January 1895
INTERCOLONIAL CEIGKET MATCH, ? ? ? ? i New South Wales v. Victoria, ' in the misty wet. Iredale Plays Another Grand Innings THE HOME TEAS DOING WELL. (By ' Not Out.') Trudging home from the Cricket Ground on Friday afternoon, pleased as Pnnoh with the doings of the Welshmen, we did not give mnoh heed to the sombre lining of olouds on the horizon. Some few, perhaps, who always scent danger midway, looked askance as their eyea noted the gathering haze, bnt most of us, being quite satisfied with the events of the day, were undesirous of allowing any thing even in the shape of a big black oloud to embitter our joy for the time being. But wo wero not so radiant yesterday mouning on making the discovery that the clear brightness of _ tho opening day had given way to a dull, misty, rain-dropping atmosphere. It was a damper to our feelings, to the cavernous coffers cf the Association, and to the ground, for on the grass whioh had sprung up luxuriously during the night hung rain-bubbles in a...