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ON THE TROTTING TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
ON THE TROTTING TRACK. Now that the Driving Park Club's meet ing is so close at hand, and as sporting m men have little to occuipy their attentioa' for a week or two, perhaps the most en joyable pastime at hand is the meeting of the above club, which takes place next Saturday afternoon at the'Agricultural Associations, Ground, Moore Park. We visited the trottin' track early thiv. morning to witness anything that might be of interest; but owing to the fact that most of the trainers send their horses at various times dafing' the day, wish ing by that mneans to evade the scrutiny of onlookers, tery little was to be seen. As the clock struck: , Empress, Mr. 'Alcock's bay mare; who is. en gaged in a match on Saturday next, was leaving the track. After movingslbwly for two or three times round, shesbblted away for a mile, moving very nicely for' a: commoner; but should those who ought tb' know, be right, she has very little show of defeating her opponent-Nimrod. Of the real trotters, or t...
THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. The Melbourne wharves presented an unusually deserted appearance during the greater part of Monday, says yesterday's Argus, owing to the continuance of the wharf labourers' strike. This was due in a great measure to the quiet attitude of the men, and to the action of the police in dispersing any crowd that collected near any particular vessel. Work was pro ceeded with at the steamer Taramung, but during the afternoon it was announcedthat the crew of the vessel, is well asthose of the Nemesis, the Corangamite, the Gabo, the Fiado, and the Buninyong were all to be paid off, with the view of laying those vessels up. Great interest was evinced in the arrival of the Adelaide from South Australia, as it was believed that she hada number of labourers on board under en gagement to the Melbourne coal mer 'chants. Quite 500 wharf labodrers collected on the south side of the river as the vessel drew near, prepared ap. parently to give the new comers an un-' friendl...
ST. PAUL'S BRANCH C.E. TEMPERANCE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
ST. PAUL'S BRANCH C.E. TEM PERANCE SOCIETY. Last evenin 'St; Paul's branch of the Church of England Temperance Society held its monthly meeting and entertain ment in the schoolroom, Regent-street, Redfern. There was a very large attend ance of members and friends. The Rev. F. B. Boyce, president of the society, occupied the chair. The following pro gramme was gone through in a style creditableto all concerned. The firstitem, a pianoforte duet by the' Misses Lewis and O'Hara, wae played with precision and finish; a song by Mr. E. Middleton, "I thought of thee"; a recitation, "Our Folks," by Mr..S. H. Osborn, whose elocutionary ability was immediately recognised by the audience, as evidenced by the outburst of applause that greeted him at the close of his effort. "The day when you'll forget me," was nicely sung by Miss E. Ellis. The chairman then delivered an address, last ing about twenty minutes, in which he explained the objects of. the society, re viewed the temperance question so...
THE DEATH OF MR. SENIOR. THE OFFICIAL INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
THE DEATH OF MR. SENIOR. Tnn OFFICIAL InQUIRl. The inquest upon the body of Arthur Hastings W. Senior, a member of the recent expedition to Now Guinea, who met his death by drowning, owing to ea boating accident in the harbour on New Year's Day, was resumed before the Acting Coroner, Mr. W. Pinhey, J.P., at' the Soudan Hotel this morning. : It.will be remembered that at the inquiry Which was commenced on Monday the evidence went to show that deceased was one of a boating party, and was so overcome with liquor or heat that it became necessary to tie him down to the thwarts. Whilst in that position, a steamer placed the boat in some danger, and to avoid she jibed, but with such force that she rolled completely over. Help was quickly at hand, but when the boat was righted, and Senior. extricated, he was quite dead, the usual remedies failing to restorie animation. Mr. E. P. 'Simpson, of'Want, Johnson and Co., solicitors. appeared on behalf of Dalgety and Co., Limited, the owners of the...
LOSING FAITH IN THE SPIRITS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
LOSING FAITH IN THE SPIRITS. At a spiritu'ilist camp imeeting down in Iowa, a min called upon a medium anid in the cou se'cfithe seance was permitted tod see the 'spirit, f his'. dead. wife. He was' allowed to shake handda with hEdi,'anu last of nl' he wanted to 'kiss her: At this th'e spirit didn't demiur 'a bit, but gave, him a rousing smack. It Itook about two steps foi t1emniii to' get out of 'tbat teni and; t hin 'expilanation he said, "liatha .n'ot myowif,;'by'a long ways. 'Why, when I ueed to'ask to kiss she wduld 'siy,'G'long' you old fool."..,- "
HE WISHED HE WERE AN ANGEL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
iE WsnH ED HE WERE AN ANGEL. "IMa;do angels have handkerchliefs? " asked' alittle boy of his mother. ' "No, my child, they do not." Tlhy mlist'have a good time then." ' Certaily'they dod thdy are perfeetly .happy."' I wvishI wais an angel, then." " Why?" P "So 1 would'nt get splnked for wiping my nose on my 'sleeves when I lose oy' handkerchief." Who has too much, cannothave eenough; Freedam also has her slaves; WTni'n: arei the' p'eiarls'of ereation;'and theiefore ralways like t'o li set in gold !: .ho opes fodr gratitode from men looks for iers froim the eyes of a corpse.ie , WheCein area policeman and a rainbow' alike P-Both are tokens; of' piace 'and usuallyrhppear after a storm. Falsed''hair, is "'W miide to imitatroeial hIiriot''olo'ely that it is liardlypo6ssible to telluthich is tliidlil German Advertisement- Tolet, toestis djnts, .a light,,room not ,far., from. tlhe UTpiyersity, :and immediates proximity, to a pawnbroker's." ,, When head and heart at 'strife are found,' The...
HE HAD GROWN. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
nE' AD GROWN. A father was very mruch annoyed by the foolishi'questions of his little son. "Johnny,yoi are' a great' source of anndyraine to me." " ' Wht'sthe matter, pa ?" "You' ask `so many foolish questions. I wasn't a lbig donkey whci I was of your age." . "No, pa, but you've growed a heap
VERY CARELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
VERT CARELESS. Jolliboy-" Well, old boy, I'n sorry to seo you Iooling' o . down WhAt's the mitter I ' ... . . ... ... Friend-"' Oh, I've just lost a cousin of myN ife's." Jollilboy-" Dbal! der Why it was only the othcr:'dajy 'I mat -yoi" yoii liad lot :yoi' miothb'-ihlaw's s 'ister. ,What' d' eaic' leas mnayu y ar!, ' ,' . '. .P ? "
WOMAN—A RIDDLE STILL [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
WOMAN-A RIDLE STILL. She was a beautiful Cireassian, who' had begn' stolen from her own Joyed vale' stolen and sold into eaptivity.' ' Sh'e' eptf a little wastdd ;a" little, but 'after is'while qunietl sanl into the groove ,of ie's nsey snurro?dmngs:. - , Fierce and igihty wvas the wrath of hero kinsmes i when they foiild that rthe white dove.of the 'vhll]y had beten 'snared fromn the' dove-cot. '' Reve'ge V" was ' the l cry that"'passded like' li ght ?. frosi' lip 'to lip. "'Rescie !" andha nds were pladed on yataghans, fingebr pressed'on triggers. Armiiedto thetteeth, th'ey followed' herz to Trik'ginde'ivhitlieherl Peapito had .on= veyed her. ' To 'snatch `he from hiim:sas .the first imlulse;' to' ddmaiid het legaell before the palha, the 'mobde of action' de ! termined upii"j It was a full court, and the pasha, sur rosinded'by his myrniidons; .called' on the 'appesil.' ' The kinsmen 'of thte fair 'Cireadsi'an, 'stated their case. "Is thd'girlwillisgtogoback'withyou?" abked.tlie "...
HOUSEKEEPERS' ROOM. PRESERVES. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
HOUSEKEEPERS' ROOM. PRESERVES. RASPBERRY AND lRnUBABn JAN.-(An excellent preserve.)-Choose sound, newly gathered raspberries and well-grown juicy rhubarb, and weigh them after the rhubarb hasbheon pared andthe raspberries have been stripped from the stalks. Take double the weight of raspberries and allow three pounds of white sugar .to every four pounds of fruit. Slice the rhubarb, put it into.a preserving pan and let it simmer' gently for a quarter of an hour from the time it begins to boil, stirring it occasion ally to keep it from burning at the bottom of the pan. Add the raspberries and boil them bhalf an hour. Stir in the sugar, and' boil the jam until it will set when a little is put on a plate. BILACK Cu?nANT JELLY.-Draw the juice from some fine black currants by. putting them into a jar, which must be closely covered and placed in a large pan -of cold water, and simmer gently till. the juice flowsfreely. Strain it through a jelly bag, but do not press it, and boil for a minu...
THE STAFF AND THE TREE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
THE, STAFFiAND:,TH? TREE. Thisgrew a saling on the mduotnin tide? •With nspiationsmto become tree;' I ut it down, and,in that ;eqmoet's pride I slo] the glorious thngit twasto be.. Itnmighthaye risento an imperialiheiglt And gladdened' with ibeauty' nall the'hill,- Yithbowers of green anll'speaos uweet with lighlt, Where birds might build. and dwell ann sing at will! :,/ .f " 'Tin now a staff, yotwhen the years grow brief, Aod you would slere with it your weight of eares, Wmhen life is patting onthe yellow leaf, A miracle will hlappenuunwaros : .For you will hear the birds'that never sang Within its unborn-brao?llese you will see. The leaves that'niever iruetled lightly hiang Their banners Ifortli-your stat will towrr a tree. And it will be the sun and wind'and del . . Of other days by which'thiet tree isn: made; Then, if you.call, a'frieidly ghost or two.. May come and sit beside you inits shade. -SAMUE V. COLEY i thle Cldic.e
FAIRLY SOLD. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
FAIRLY SOLD. It is not often that I find myself within the precincts of a police court; but a short time ago, happening to be seized with a sudden and unaccountable curiosity, I wended myway towards one of these inter esting buildings, and effected an entrance, I say effected, because it was a matter of mo- little difficulty, the outer chamber being crammed to inconvenience with 40 -or 50 individuals, mostly women, two thirds of whom seemed in the last sta"es of deepondency, while the remainaor, afforded a striking contrast by exhibiting a sort of unhealthy cheerfulness. The police inspector on duty that day was an old acquaintance of mine, and upon notic ing me he immediately beckoned me into his oflict. "There's a peculiar case just decided," eho said; "one you might like to know something about. The fellow is discharged and will be coming out in a msinute.' Why,' there he goes?" ejaculated the inspector, " that man in the moleskins." The "man in the moleskins" had only just got i...
A WIFE'S STRATAGEM. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
A WIFE'S-'STRATAGEM. An artist friend of ours tells us a good' thing. of himself.' - Spendiig the spring up in the north' of England, he ,found that* -there were large numbers of fine crows: about, and rather complained 'oie day.to his wife that she:did not understand pre-: paring wild birds. . "'f-For," saidhe ""crow is very fine if only thorouighly prepared.'" . . . . ... ''Have you ever-eaten any.P" inquired his wife.l ; "' Why, no; but I know they must be goodiu It;Jis, unreasonable to. think, so: clean and sleek a-bird is. not as.good asg pheasant or.partridge. 1 will 'eat one, if you wilL prepare' it by shfflling and care-" fully. roasting it." .. ;: SThe nekt, day ihe produced ..one ready: for cooking, and the:.obliging wife pre-: pared it.as lhe ,requestedi :It really did Slook teipting when it camnq on;the :table, and smelt as savourylas a-feast, of pat, tridge., It, opene d'beautifully--it really looked charmingly.on:therplate,-i : :.. i "There.! , the oenthusiastio :larti...
SHIPPING. VESSELS TO ARRIVE AT SYDNEY, EXCLUSIVE OF COASTERS AND INTERCOLONIAL VESSELS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
SHIPPING. VESSELS TO ARIRIVE AT SYDNEY, EXCLU. SIVE OF COASTERS AND, INTEI.. COLONIAL VESSELS. T'n. Whero e Date o am and Rig. n'go From. Sailing. Abbio Carver, qa ... 031 Boston ...Oct.15 Agnee Oswald, sh ... - Sharness .. - Amalti, s ... 1031 am rg ...'Nov. 15 Amoy. sh .994 Liverpool - Anne Iichorat, oh 85 g ...Sop. Argus, sh 1518 London oarcoo, ' - London aortola, sch ... - Yp. a. Bombay, s ... - London l Aidwood, bqo .. 5 Hm rg ... Sp. 14 British Isles, sh . 2394 Lodon Bucopalus, s .. 1102 Adli...N, 1 California, bqo ... 75 Ghl C sndida, ... .. - Londo Cape Clear, o Liverpool Cape Comori, sh ... - London Cerro Allegro, bqo .., Chrente Collorton, a .. 1731 Lodo ... 25 Cityof Bombay,sh - London City of Corinth, h... ndo . Coldighano, nh . 1059 No York ... Sep 0 Colusa,?qo .. 1188 t Blkloy... CronmockWater, e 905 Hull rian 1053 Liverpool ... Sp.30 Cynisco, he... - Atrp ...Oct1 E. L.entingilb 12 o .Sep12 Eaton all, h 1779 Liverpool .. Elizheth, hqo 1561 FredrikaLadt Ag. 2 Emma, q 31...
BRIGGS'S BABY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
Briggs has a bdy baby, about 10 months, old; who is admittefdto look just, like lais; father, .and to be.the smartest, bp baby, of. hlis age. The other morning the child was sitting .on thefloor, playing' with five, or. six.buttons 'on a string,. and takiing an, occasional nibble at an apply to' bring. oup his first teeth. Mrs. liniggs and1 a neigh boir were tall ing,ava. as only, women can gossip, when the, haby. hid theo button'2 under a. mat, and ; started to finish; the. appl] A :bit of the. skingot in hiis ,liroast, and he gave .a .cough and a whoop and: rolled over op,his head. .. O Oh, them buttonis ! He has swallowed them buttons!'j cried the mother as ishe lifted h?in up, and shooklhim.. " HIittm ,on .thebac !I' yelledl the other woman, trying to hold th1 baby's legs R.?.ut ,forthe neighboursi! e oriod ?r. Briggs. r .. . Oh, he'll dieI he'll die!" screame tle other, as sh ranout" ... .And the neighbours, came in,,nd langde him lie on hi.stomac4l and cough, and lhen turned h...
MR. FERGUSON AT EMMAVILLE. EMMAVILLE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 6 January 1886
MR. FERGUSON AT EMMA VILLE. (Br WIRE vTOM OUR OWN. COamPBnNDEENT.) EMMAVILLE, TmIs Dar. Mr. W. J. Fergusson addressed his. con stituents here on Monday evening, speak ing three-quarters of an hour to a large orderly meeting. He expressed his surprise at the treatment the Vegetable Creek electors accorded him last election, and thought the conduct of Templers in oppos ing him had been.inconsistent. No man; could have worked. harder for. electorate he had, often got money voted they never dreamt . of till they read it was done. Had never believed in Dibbs as leader, or financier only sup ported Land Bill'on whole as better than its predecessor,. and basis of better measure still: gave the Robertsomn Ministry forty-eight hours to. live On confronting the House he hoped to see Mrs Abbott form a' Ministry, to include M?esrs,. Jennings, Lyne, and Garvan, suoh Cabinet to last throughout the present parliament, and probably the next. Mr..Abbott had the interests of the miners at heart. In r...