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EMPHATICALLY NO. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
EMPHAT10ALLZ NO. 'F.O'N. ' answers in the negative, for the following reasons: — In the first plaoe, we all believe in freedom of contract, and marriage is a oontraot by whioh two persona of opposite box enter' into an agreement to live together for the term of thoir natural lives, under cer tain conditions most binding ; and when we consider th&t it is .the making or marring of a lifotimo, ia it any wonder that singlo men hesitate, especially when thoy read tho law reports of the .jdaily papors? Is man a freo agent, to bo specially taxed for not entering into this oontraot, either from disinclination or f oar of the future P Another view is that a large majority of thoso, who daily marry — consumptives and others — are guilty of tho groasest and vileBt aina that man can oommit. Then because man is true to himself and future generations, ia ho to bo speoially taxed ? The question is monstrous. Thero are many young men who arenot in a pecuniary position to marry, it being as ...
Before the CURTAIN NEW BILL AT THE TIVOLI. The Sakers Score a Hit, CONTINUED SUCCESS OF "SOWING THE WIND." Pantomime at Her Majesty's Still Warmly Welcomed. LAST NIGHTS OF THE SPAN OF LIFE. Today's Amusement—Woodloch's Circus Continues to Boom—The Water Pantomime—"Charley's Aunt" on Tour. What the pros. Entertainment— Good House Last Night—Latest Gossip, News, and Notes. THE TIVOLI. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
[?] HEW BILL AT THE TIVOLI. The Sakers. Score a flit, COKTINUEft SUCCESS OF- 'SOWXHft- ' W -[ THE WIND.' ?' ' \ Pantomime at H6r Majesty's Still Warmly Welcomed. : LAST NIGHTS OF THE « SPAN OF LIFE.' To-day's Amusements— Woodlocu's Circus . Continues to Boom — The Water Panto mime—' Charley's Aunt ' on Tosr. What the Pros, are Doing— Earl of Yarmouth's Entertain ments — Good Houses Last Night— Latest Gossip, News, and Notes. THE TIVOLI. It is seldom thoro is- so much enthusiasm abown in one evening, oven at the Tivoli, as was displayed last night, and for this tbe new artists, Sakers (Alfred and Alice) and Messrs. Foreman and Fannan, were principally re sponsible. The theatre wa3 . crowded to suffocation some time before the show started, and a ' nutnbe'r of preliminary' items were successfully rondered, comprising vocal selections by Mipaij.AdaV'Jtaker and Messrs. Duncan and Fltzmanrioe ; oomic items by Messrs. Cbas. Faninpr, Irving Sayles, and C. Pope, and Berio-comic gema by the ...
A MASONIC MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
A MASONIC MYSTERY. It. is not often that the outer world is allowed to become familiar with the dis agreements of the brethren of the mystic tie, and it is hardly to be wondered at if the fact of an appeal to the law courts to settle the disputes between two bodies of Sydney Freemasons arouses a certain degree of curiosity amongst the uninitiated. Whether this will be gratified by affording any glimpses of the mysterious proceedings that are supposed to take place behind the veil it would be difficult to say, but it has certainly been whefcted by the peculiar allusions to portions of the property, or perhaps we should say properties, in dis pute, indulged in by the learned counsel retained in the case. It is stated,-for instance, that when the seceders left the lodge represented by plaintiffs they took tho whole of the bookB, minutes, and records ofithe lodge, the Masonic jewels, and, in fact, the usual things possessed by a Masonic body. Of course the first thing that the outside p...
A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT. According to a Forbes telegram published a few days oinco, the police in that district saem imbued with a somewhat large, not to cay liberal, view of their powers and privileges, seeing that a constable in tho above locality did not soruple to shoot at and 'wing' a man whom he wished to arrest on suspicion of having committed forgery. No doubt it is quite necesaary-to arm the police, and even empower them to use firearms against persons resisting arrest or themselves resorting to violence ; but it will strike most parsons as involving a dangerous precedent to admit the right of a policeman to drop a man in his tracks in order to secure an easy arrest on the mere suspicion that he is guilty. If this is allowed, what is to pre vent any constable directly ono man is accused by another of having committed some, offence, shooting him on sight, as the speediest means of effecting a capture P There is a vast difference between a culprit caught in the act of burglary ...
LIBRARY BOOKS AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
LIBRARY BOOKS AND INFECTIOUS DISEASE. In connection with our recent articles on the above subject, the following extract from the British Medical Gazette will be. found interesting:— 'Dr. Loyett, M.O.H. St. Giles, writes to say that in his district a list of infected premises is regularly fur nished to the librarian of the public library, who immediately stops the issue of books to borrowers residing in these premises, and books ? returned from such t-lace3 are at once disinfected by the Board's workmen free of charge. Dr. Henry Kenwood, M.O.H. Stoke Newington, informs us that very similar regulations are in force in that parish. A copy. of. 'every notifi cation of infectious illness is forwarded at once to the public library. The librarian ascertains if. any boot has been lent to an inmate of the infected house, and, if .so, the book is not received into the library again until the public health authority certifies that the premises and the book have been disinfected to its satis f...
AMATEUR FISHERMEN'S ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
AMATEUR FISHERMEN'S, ASSO CIATION. The first general meeting1 took plaoo on Friday night at Punch's Hotel, Market-street, Mr. J. Thynne in, the chair. Tho seoretary announoed that Mr. Jas. Marks and Dr. Cox had_ aooaptod tho position of patrons. The business was the consideration of the rules drawn up by the oommittee, and these, whioh will shortly be published, wore passed with some few amendments. Twenty-one subscrip tions wero taken, in addition to those already in hand, and the Association may now be said to be fairly launohed on ita useful oareor. The committee will shortly announoo rules to govern the first oontomplated competition. Another trophy, making the fourth, has been kindly promised by Mr. Jas. Marks, ' Elystan,' Woollahra. This is indeed encouraging, and augurs well for public interest in tho Association. The following additional offioera were elected : — Trusteoa, Messrs. E. Morris, E. W. Pierce, and H. J. Aokland ; auditors, Messra. P. B. Pringle and W. J. Smith,
MONEY FREE OF INTEREST. The Starr Bowkett. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
MONEY EltEE OF INTEREST. The StaiT Bowlrett. Every man may become his own landlord by joining the No. 8 Starr Bowkott Benefit Building Society. The Starr Bowkott ia by no means new to thin colony, the first Society having started here 30 years ago. The No. 8 Starr Bowkott is a Benefit Building Sooiety, divided into 4000 shares of .£50 each, tho entrance fee being Is per share, and the subscription Is per share per week. Members are allowed to hold one or more shares, and are entitled to an advance of .£50 per share made by ballot and free of interest. The advances are re paid by weekly instalments of Is 6d per share per week, the society taking as security a mortgage over the property purohased. The Sooiety ia not burdened with promoters Bharos, no money reoeived on deposit, and no specu lations in land. At the olose of the Sooiety non-borrowera reooive back all moneya paid by them, with profit added. Call or write for rules and information to Mr. Eobt. Chadwiok, the Beorotary, Star...
CHARGE OF CRIMINAL ASSAULT. Prosecutor's Evidence Unreliable. CASE DISMISSED. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
CHABGE 0E CfiBlINAL ;?,;?;?.:? assault; prosecutor's Evidence Unreliable. r CASE DISMISSED. At North Sydney Police Courfa on Thurs day, Riohard Marum, alias Arthur Richard Malcolm, waB charged with criminally assaulting Ann Lawrence, aged 21. The preliminary proceedings were reported in our last issue. ? - ? lH6peotor Cotter prosecuted, and Mr. Mo'agher defended acoused. ? . .Both Malcolm and' Lawrence were in the employ of Mr. Pegum, grocer, of Fitz roy-Bfcreet, Milson's Point, and the offence waa alleged to have taken place shortly after 8 o'clock on the evening of January 24. Annie Lawrence, a single womi\n, a domestic servant, said she did not consent at first to the overtures of Malcolm, who entered her room on the evening in ques tion. Neither did she afterwards rasisfc him, or call to Mrs. Pegum, who wail in the house at the time, as she had a weak throat. Next morning she informed her father. « In cross-examination she said she re membered Mrs. Peguin coming upstairs and goi...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
I BOWING. The [(Thirteenth Annual Eegatta of the Balmajn, Eowing Club, which ia to be held next Saturday, promises to excite considerable attention among' rowing men. All the mem bers, of the olub engaged in it have been actively training for tho past few weeks, and some vory hot contests aro being spoken of. The open race, Maiden Fours, should.be exoitintr. The orewo in thin ovent aro identi oal with those of Anniversary Day, whon tho B.E.C. boys came in first. Aa many of the orewo think that they might have won but for something happening, tho raco, boaro ju3t aa open and intereoting an aapeot aB ever. nThe other raoeo aro Skifr, Double Soull, Senior- Pairs, Maiden Fours (Club), and Trial Eights. The Club is usually badly treated in the way of weather, but if fine, the steamer Pheasant 11 whioh loaves Erakino-stroot at 2 o'olook to follow races should be well patronised. The heats of the Skiff Eace decided during the, weok resulted as follows : First Heat.— C. ITHeM, SOsoo, 1 ; J....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
FREE EW0EMATI0N. IM HEADERS~OF THE 'SUNDAY TIMES.' We desire it to be understood that, while we endeavor to get thoroughly accurate advice for pur readers, we in no way hold ourselves responsible for the opinions expressed. INFORMATION COUPON. Vw?r Sunday Times. »».«. This must be cnt out and forwarded with r any quegtion. The following are the replies for the week : — FJRE13 .gJCGAIi ADVICE. Bathubst Bttbe (Bathurst): When the husband settled the property upon his wife lie parted with all control over it, and has now no interest in it, consequently he must not interfere with her, and she can remove him from the port ho occupies. Lex : How are you going to make her pay if . ehe has no monej ? You had better take ? the offer, for if she becomeB insolvent you will probably obtain less. W.K.B. : If he did not introduce the pur chaser or sell the property I do not under stand how he will recover his commission. A judgment creditor can levy upon your property, but not upon that of your w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
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NOTES AND COMMENTS. THE CITY WATER RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
NOTES AND COMMENTS. — . — © — , . THE CITY WATER RATES. Thh faefc of the City Council having .adopted a resolution protesting against any increase in the Water and Sewerage rates, and in favor of securing control of the water and sewerage reticulation within the boundaries of thoir jurisdiction, show that they are beginning to recog nise the difficulties and inconvenienciesof a divided authority in these matters. It is evident, however, that it would be quite impracticable to grant what the Council asks for, inasmuch as there is an immense suburban adjacent area equally interested in the proper management of water supply and sewerage, and equally entitled to a voice in its control. In any readjust ment of the relations of the consumers to this important department it will be absolutely necessary to recognise the municipal areas lying outside the city, and the general dissatisfaction which has been evoked by the existence of so many soparate jurisdictions is clear evidence .that some...
TERRORISED. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
TERRORISED. The extent to whioh the larrikin pushes of the city still exercise a terrorism over their victimB has been again exemplified by a case called on at the Redfern Court on Thursday, when a defendant on remand was charged with having inflicted grievous bodily harm on Joseph Healt ; but there was no appearance of the prosecutor because, as the police stated, he had been threatened with the vengeance of the push if he gave evidence. The magistrate very pro perly ordered a Bummons to compel the man's attendance, but it is certainly the duty of the police to afford proper protection to the injured and threatened person. if the facts are as represented, they seem in some degree to reflect on the police themselves, inasmuch as the push evidently presume on their immunity from interference by the constituted authorities when they boldly threaten their victims with dire results if they dare to en deavor to obtain legal redress. That such threats should be efficacious is a slur upon ...
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. Considering the importance of the functions entrusted to , the local Municipal Councils, and the large powers possessed by those bodies, the interest taken by the general public in the annual elections is certainly not what might be expected in a com munity where the acts and qualifica tions of public men are so closely regarded and so extensively criticised. Although Tuesday next is by some peculiar hocus pocus peculiar to the drafters of our statutes designated the ' day of nomination,' the nomi nation of candidates actually closed on Tuesday last, that being the latest period permitted for so doing, the language of the Act following ont Talleyrand's -well-known dictum in being apparently carefully intended to conceal its meaning. At all events, the candidates for eeats in the various Councils are now definitely before the ratepayers, and yet there is a degree of apathy which is strangely at variance with the magnitude of the interests involved and the hab...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
CQMPETITIYE- PRICES. '. OUR INTENTION IS NOT TO CAEEY OVER GOODS FROM ONE SEASON TO ANOTHER. TO EFFECT A CLEARANCE WE HAVE MARKED ALL SUMMER GOODS IRRESPECTIVE OF COST. AND IN SOME CASES LESS THAN HALF PEICE. BUYERS CAN RELT UPON US DOING WHAT WE SAT WE DO. THESE PRICES ARE FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY. OSBOIWNTE & CO., GENERAL DRAPERS, (ONE MINUTE FROM HTDE PARK.1
CANTERBURY PARK RACES. RAIN SPOILS SPORT, And Outsiders Get Home, [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
CANTEBBDEY PARK EACES. BAIN SPOILS SFORT, . And Outsiders Get Home, It would be difficult to pitoh upon a more unpleasant day than yesterday for raoing, but the olub authorities decided to go on rather than take' the risks attending postponement. Postponed meet ings are ' generally unsatisfactory, and perhaps it is as well that the meeting is over and done with. Notwithstanding the weather, a good attendance was seen in the enclosures, and people dared the elements throughout the afternoon very bravely. The new railway carried race visitors for the first time, and the experience was not a oleasant one. The train service was satisfactory, but the tramp, from the new station to the entry gates was not appreciated owing to the sloppy ground that had to be oovered. When good paths are made matters will be improved in wet weather, but the initial trip on the nevr line through rain and driving wind was decidedly unpleasant. Backers ggot an instalment of what was in store for them in the f...
A JOCKEY'S FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
( A JOCKEY'S FAILURE. In D. C. Johnston e s noted work on . V Jookeys and their Career,' he dwells at length upon the numbers of riders .who, relying on their usual good luck, grow care less, und gradually decline into..- obscurity. Successful jockeys study, more than other men, their. diet and exercise, and above all things keep their lungs. in order. They are all smokers, however,- and it is through indul ging' in-common tobaccos' and1 cigarettes that many of them lose their wind, and cannot ride a hard finish. We do not: say that all tobaccos are iniurious. and wo can even safelv advise thereto try Frossard's Cavonr Cigars for a week. They will be quite satisfied that these weeds contain no injurious elements whatever, although they retain, a. delicious aromatic flavor. The reason of this is that the nicotine having been'fistraoted in vacuo, tire eroma is loft intact. . The great sales' verify the above facts, and these cigars are obtainable everywhere in pacEots of eight for Is....
No title [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 3 February 1895
' Hoya is being indulged in . swimming exercise. ? ' ' Entries close at 5 p.m. to-morrow (Monday) for the Warwick Farm horso meeting, to be beld on the 16th inst. ? The Eosehill Racing Club hare issued their programme for February 23, and entries will close on February 13. J Lord Prix broke down in the Selling Race at Canterbury Park, his ridor dismounting in the Btraight and walking the horse in. ( The Bied o' Freedom is offering £25 to ^nothing on the Autumn treble — Newmarket, ?Australian Cup, and Champion Race. ! Mr. S. Fielder will take Vanitas to Mel ?bourne about Monday, 11th inst. Meanwhile 'be intends to visit the .New England races jrrith Horizon. t The following are the latest soratchings for ithe V.R.C. Autumn Meeting: — Newmarket ? Handicap : Anchor, Chiron, Lady Lore. 'Australian Cup: Dunfish. : ? Both Kensington and Warwick Farm re ' oeived good entries for the pony meetings to I be held at their respective courses next week, : and the sport at both plaeoa nhouid be o...