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THE CONGREGATIONAL UNION. LONDON. October 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
THE CONGREGATIONAL UNION. Londos. October 4. The October meetings of the Congregational Union of England and Wales were continued at Brighton yesterday, when the Rev. Urijah Rees Thomas, chairman of the Union, pre sided. The question of State relief to voluntary schools was freely discussed, and the Union resolved to oppose any increase in the grants from the public funds towards the support of v. denominational schools.
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. LONDON. October 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. London. October 4. The shipment of Queensland honey by the steamer Duke of Argyle, which left Brisbane for London on July 24, has been pronounced unsaleable. A meeting of the leading importers of Australian beef, convened by Mr. Forrest, has been held in London for the purpose of combining to maintain the prices of Australian xueat. The meeting included representatives of Messrs. Weddel & Co., Barnes & Co., Nelson's Colonial Consignment Company, M-dlwraith, McEachern & Co., the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Company, Yuill & Co., and Bergyl and Brabbin. It was decided by resolution that the importers present should combine for the purpose of maintaining the prices of Australian beef, and it was further agreed not to sell hindquarters at under 2s. Gd. per stone, or forequarters under Is. lOd. per stone. Failing to obtain these prices at the 'Smith field market to-day the combined importers withdrew the beef offered. The prices obta...
LONDON WOOL SALES. LONDON. October 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
I&N0O3T WOOL SAL.ES. T/wnmi. October 4. The following- prices were idealised at jester day's 'wool sate in London;— Lansctowne, 8id.; irnd Portland, S|d. _ , Business in connection with ;- Bradford tops is restricted owing to the1 rise in the market. , Holders are firm, and prices are not equal to Xondon rates. _ The bidding at the London wool sales to-day was spirited and prices wereweu mainuuneu. Murray Dovvns brought 9£d., Vindex Tjd.i Cynina 13gd., and Duntroon 10£d. LosnoK, October 5. There was a medium attendance at the ?wool sales to-day and fair competition, prices being unchanged. Andamaortas realised 7id., Boombas 8jd., Lllariillo 9d., and Cunniugrah DJd. London, October 7. Only a moderate .selection of wool was offered at today's sale, and previous prices ?were maintained! London, October 8. The following are the prices realised at the continuation of the fifth series of wool sales teld in London yesterday : — Greenhills, 7£d.; Cambridge Downs, 7%a.; and Tambo, 8|...
LOSS OF THE IONA. LONDON, October 4 [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
x LOSS OF THE ION A. London. October 4. The enqmry into the circumstances sur rounding the loss by fire of the London and Edinburgh Shipping Company's steel screw Steamer lona between Leith and London has now been concluded. The verdict returned virtually censures the ship's officers for negligence. The Iona caught fire on the passage from Leith to London, and seven ladies were either burnt to death or suffocated by the Bnioke.
RACING IN ENGLAND. LONDON. October 5. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
RAGING IN ENGLAND. London. October 5. The running for the Imperial Produce Stakes, of 5,000 iovs. (for the produce of mares covered in 1892, to run at two years old, colts 9 st., fillies and geldings 8 fit. 111b.), resulted at Kempton Park today as follows; — ? , Mr. W.-fi./Slevens'sc.Teufel ... ... 1 Mi-. Leopold de Rothschild's c St. Frusquin 2 The Australian racehorse Paris has developed a cough, which has alarmed his supporters so that he is no longer quoted in the betting for the Cambridgeshire Stakes, and the stable has refrained from. backing him. It is stated that his previous position in the betting' was due to the large amount of Australian money put on him.
LATEST BETTING. Melbourne, October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
: LATEST BETTING, Melbourne, October 10. At the Victorian Club thi3 evening a fait amount of wagering took place on the Caul field Cup. Hopscotch was backed at 7 to 1, and after all tho money was taken about Preston at 10 to 1 9 was offered. Hova was supported at 100 to 8. Eiridsforde eased to 100 to G owing to symptoms g£ iritnp.tifiSR finnpnrinc 1-favnn tvhk wrfl hoiked at 100 to 5, 6, and 7, the latter price being on offer after 3,000 wes taken. Bruin was backed at 100's to 5, closing a point shorter. Trenchant was supported at 100 to 5, and this price was also accepted about Ayrshire, Devon, and Atlas, the latter closing at 100 to 0. Monastery, Quiver, Alpine, and The Heroine were backed at 100 to 4, and Te Whiti was freely supported at 100 to 3. The Derby and Melbourne Cup were not touched.
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
SPORTING. Donald Dinnie, the celebrated Scotch athlete, has a son 21 years of age who has recently been performing astounding feats of strength in America. The extraordinary measurements of this young fellow are as fol lows :— Height, S ft. 11 in. ; chest, expanded, 56 in. ; chest, normal, 48 in. ; waist, 30 in.; biceps, 17i in.; forearm, 15 in.; thigh, 25^ in. ; and calf, 16 in. He scales 14 st. 2 lb. Tie created no little sensation by exhibiting bis wonder ful feats of strength in American cities,- most of these feats being new and not previously feats are the lifting in harness a dead weight of 1 ton 12 cwt. and supporting on his chest, with face upwards and with bands and feet on the ground, a platform on which are placed two horses. His masterpiece is that of bold ing above bis head at arm's length a full grown living pony and carrying it a distance of from 12 to 20 yards. He now challenges all the strong men to contest with him for supremacy, and will back himself with his own...
THE MIRACLUM CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
THE MIRACLUM CASE. The S.A.J.C. committee met on Thursday to consider what action should be taken in connection with the Miradum case. A letter was received from the chairman of S.A. Tattersall's Club enclosing copy of notes of evidence taken at the. enquiry by tlie stewards of S.A. Tattersall's Club on 5th inst, after hearing which it was resolved to call upon the jockey Thomas Matthews to appear before the committee on Monday next, 14th inst., at 2.30 p. in., to show cauw why his Hcense should nob be cancelled for his action and statements in connection with the Miraclum enquiry.
Little Folks. AUNT DOROTHY'S LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
pttlc Jfolk. AUNT DOROTHY'S LETTER. My dear Nephews and Nieces— You will no doubt remember the little story I told you a week or two ago about the swaHows feeding their young. Since I told you that those little birds have grown-so much that they have taken to flying ; but they did not do this without being taught by their parents. The friend at whose house I saw those little birds and the way the parent birds fed them wrote me and told me that as I seemed to take so much interest in the little creatures it wouia be wen tor me to pay iier another visit, as she had something in connec tion with these birds to show me which she felt sure ♦ould please me. In answer to her invitation I went, and I can assure you that I tbave not often seen anything that pltated ine so much as what I saw \vhen I got to my friend's house. We seated ouftielves in the verandah, where the nest was which Vas the home of our little friends, and watched the parent birds Uachitvg their young (rives to fly. There ...
OAKLANDS HUNT CLUB RACES. Melbourne, October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
OAKLANDS HUNT CLUB RACES. Melbourne, October 10. The Oaklands Hunt Club held their meeting at Moonee Valley this afternoon, the weather being fine. The results were . — Huntems Race.— Littie, 1; Gleueira, 2; Vanity, 3. Dunalisteii Hakdicap.— Te Whiti, 1 ; The Bud, 2 ; Lottie, 3. Oaklands Hunt Club Cnr.— Glenisla, 1 } Chester III., 2 ; Musket, 3. Glenaba Handicap.— Lena, 1 ; Recon struction, 2 ; Cleric, 3. Open Steeplechase. — Orient and Warrior (dead heat), 1 ; StockwclL 3. The owner of Warrior declined to run dead heat off, and the race was declared a walk over for Orient. JunrEKs' Flat Race.— Willyama, 1 ; Lady Wellington, 2 ; Sylvan Prince, 3. Mr. S. Miller's Royal Oak, who won the Open Hunters' Cup at Flemington on Saturday, fell in the Oaklands Club Cup and broke bis neck. Carlowie, Old Judge, Tragedian, and Brownlock also fell in the same race. None of the riders were seriously iujured. Te Whiti started at C to 1 in the Dunalister Handicap, and won easily by a couple of length...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
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FRAGMENTS OF THOUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
FRAGMENTS OF THOUGHT. If we would have God hear what we said to Him by prayer we must be ready to hear what He saith to us by Hia Word. — Matthew Henry. Show me the man who would go to heaven alone if he could, and I will show you one who will never be admitted there. — Owen Feltham. Happiness is nothing but that sweet delight which will arise from the harmonious agree ment between our wills and the will of God. — Cudworth. Life is too short to nurse one's misery. Hurry across the lowlands, that you may spend more time on the mountain-tops. — Phillip Brooks. You can put into a minute of time only just so much manual labor, but you can add to the same minute thought and love— James free man Clarke. Hope never hurt any one, never yet inter fered with duty ; nay, always strengthens to the performance of duty, gives courage, and clears the judgment. — Macdonald. ? ? ? . : What the Bible brings to you depends in a large measure on what you bring to it. You may have a crumb or a loaf, or ...
THE SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP. LONDON, October 8. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
THE SCULLING CHAMPION SHIP. London, October 8. C. N. Harding, the English sculler, who last year easily beat G. Bubear for the Open Sculls at the National Professional Regatta, has issued a challenge to James Stimsbury, the Australian sculler, to row him for the championship of the world and £500 aside. Harding suggests that the race should be rowed upon the Thames, and oilers to pay all Stansbury's expenses in the event of his accepting the clxallenge.
Doung People. AT TEE ELEVENTH HOUR. A TALE OF THE PRESS-GANG. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 12 October 1895
filing fteapk. AT THE ELEVENTH HOUR. A TALE OF THE PRES3GANG. By Philip H. Hemyng, late R.N. About a hundred years ago there was a well known hostelry within a couple of miles of Great Yarmouth called the ' Jolly Bloater ;' but in consequence of the character of the land lord, Joe Dillon, it was batter known than trusted — at all events by the respectable por tion of the community. The preventive men always looked at it sus piciously, and the belated traveller hun-ied past and wondered whether the demoniacal laughter which sometimes issued in the dead of mym» iruui its uiu&ejy-uarmu wmuuHS v.'as really human or not. One fine evening Dillon Etood at his door talking to a knot ot customers who bad stopped on their way home from inarket, when two handsome though way worn youths approached. By the likeness they were evidently brothers, though one was ri.-.rk and the other fair, and the latter was walking with extreme difficulty, having apparently sprained his ankle. 'Good evenin...