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St. Patrick's Mountain. I [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 26 April 1902
St. Patrick's Mountain. Not far from Wostport, in tlio county of Mayo, Ireland, is a lofty mountain called Croagh Patrick, wliich tradition assigns as the scene wliere the celebrated Irish saint performed many of his reputed mimcles. It was here that ho passed forty days and forty nights of fasting und devotional exorcise, which formed the initiation of his alleged saintship, and subsequently delivered that communication which according to superstition, banished all manner of reptiles from the island. To climb this mountain on certain periodical occasions has since become, and still remaius, a duty among the Boinan Catholics of the district; and every year the ascent is made by many thousands, who believe that they thereby accomplish a meritorious deed, and become entitled to St. Patrick's especial favour and intercessional consideration. The road to the summit resembles a worn channel of a inoun\x=req-\ torrent; the abrasion being effected by the annual pilgrimages of Lthe multitud...
DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 26 April 1902
DAIRY PRODUCE. Butter—Creamery, 1/G4, pertb. Factory, 1/0. Dairy, 1/4 to 1/5. Pastry, 1/14, 1/2. Eaook—Sides : McLeaaV, /Hi. Manning's /8l per lb. Middles,/ 94. Flitches, /7f, jH. Shoulders, /G, /(j|. Cesesb—N.S.W., J oaf, /8, /B£. Medium size, /7J to /8. 1 Victorian, /7|, /R. N.Z., /6, /8|. Boob—Southern, 1/5J to 1/6^ per doz. Northern, 1/5 to 1/54. New laid, 1/8. % XiABD—Bladder, /9. Balk tins, /84, /9. Ha3£S—N.S.tV. /10 to"/10J per lb. New Zealand (bonded) /10. Poultby—Fowls: Hens, 2/9 to 3/- per pair, prime 3/3 • „ Boosters, 3/-, 3/3; prime, 3/6, 4/-. .Ducks 2/9, 3/-. Geese, 4/0, 0/-. • Turkey kens, 3/Gj 4/6, G/-. ,, cocks, 5/6, 8/-; prime, 10/-. 14/-, a pair. FARM PRODUCE. "Matkk—Prime, ' ' per bushel. Northern, 5/-. • "VVeevily, 4/9 to 4/10. Chaff—Local prime, 5/15/- to 0/-/-, per toil. Medium; 5/-/- to 5/ 10/-. » Otlier qualify, 4/7/0 to 4/15/-. Adelaide, prime, 5/10/-. Oats—Prime feed, a/4 to 3/6 per bus. Algerian seed, 3/3| to 3/5J Potatoes—Tan. C. Heads, 5/5/- per ton. Loc...
Commercial. The Watchman Office, Wednesday Evening. FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 26 April 1902
Commercial. The Watchman Office, Wednesday Evening. FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE. High prices still continue for all sorts of fodder. Sales ex Redforn brisk at liiglier ; Yalues. Prime green cliaff 5s 8d to 5s lOd, 1 medium 5s 2d to 5s Gil, rough lots to 5s, low grade (juality being in active request for starving stock purposes. Straw chaif £4 3s to £4 9s, ex wharf, Adelaide, prime £5 10s. Wheat continues scarce, only quality graded, chickwheat being available with brisk demand, 4s Id to 4s 4d. Oats are firmer, good samples Algerian making 3s 5Ad to 3s 6d, medium 3k 4cL Seed very scarce, good samples being eagerly sought after, 3s -Id to tfs 5£&lt;L Bran and pollard at late quotations. Lucerne hay selling briskly at high prices, small bales ex Redfern from £6 15s to £7, ex wharves, large bales, prime quality, £6 12s 6d to £6 15s, brown hay £5 17s 6d to £6 per ton. Circular head potatoes selling freely at £5 5s. Prime onions scarce, market firmer, prices advancing steadily, nominal...
A Retrospect. ROMANISM v. PROTESTANTISM. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 26 April 1902
A Retrospect. ROMANISM v. PROTESTANTISM. AitTicLE DX^-liy KbV: ''HEinty: CFAhii&im. According to report, vr. Hedwood said that protestantism, " covered Europe with blood and ruins in the 10th' century." It was truly a period of smuggle for human liberty against superstitions and tyranny of Rome. Freedom for conscience and person was bought by blood. The Puritans believed in Reformation. The cause of liberty was helped' on when " good Queen Bess." came to England's throne. The passion for reform was already felt in Europe, 'especially in the north of Germany. (The higher classes in Hungary and Austria were leaving- Romanism. Other parts of Europe, Poland and Scandinavia were gradually shaking themselves free of the fetters of Rome. Sturdy Scotland with Mary at her head, struck off the shackles of ecclesiastical bondage. Even France felt the pressure of the wave of new thought. Only where Rome was dominant was the spirit of reform sub- dued. However, the dawning light that pro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
tlio plague lias come to light again To give us all a scare; Death stares us in tlie face, that's plain. Let ever)- one take care. Attend to evoiy ailment that You may have to endure, Drive off your cough and put on fat With Woods' qbeat Peppermint ourk.
St. Patrick. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
St. Patrick. Popeiy is veiy impudent; It would, if it could, foist upon us tho basest perversions'of history. It is also tyrannical- If it could, there would be no toleration for anytliing iu this world except itself. Even in this State, where it is tolerated (as it ought to bo) it would impose upon Protestants the burden of what they call St. Patrick's Day. Let us all go in for a William of Orauge Day. Let us have our Orange procession and our Orange fights. I It is all rery well for O'Sullivan, and others, to j pander in favour of Popery, and cry out for peace and goodwill, while they do their utmost to foment strife and rancour. Popery will cry out for peace and goodwill so long as you let it have its own way. "We can have pea?e and goodwill only by submitting to its impudence and tyranny. But the day is past for such policy as this on the part of Protestants. - ; But, what about this Saint Patrick, for the sake of whom we are commended to shut up shop, dance and sing, and drink ...
Our Little Folks RULES [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
Oui* Little Folks [Conducted by "Auntie."] RULES. 1..Writers must "bo between the ages of six and fifteen, and must state their ages when writing. 2. Writers to "Auntie " must write on ono side of the paper only. 3. Letters may be upon any subject of interest to tho •writer—short stories, accounts of thoir amusements.and i^reationa, reading, favourite toys, etc. 4. Letters must be original, written and oomposed by the children themselves. .5. Address all letters to "Auntie," e/o. "Watchman " Office. 35 Queen Victoria Markets. York-stre ©t. My dear young- folk,— I am 8onyato find that only one boy has tried to gain tlie prize for last "week's competition— an original pen. and ink sketch; The prize will therefore be awarded to J. C. Shewan, who sent in' a nice sketch of a "coaster passing Sydney heads." Dorothy Smith, Bessie Dare Lund, Isa Bonsall, Bosa Ladd, and Maggie Chapman, have sent in their buttonholes too late, so of /course they could not be considered for the prize. In last ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
-A- SII/VISIEa "WATCH FOE 1ST OTZHZIdSTG-, - - Wo hereby undertake to GIVE ONE of our famous. SILVER WATCHES, listed at £2 10S |U,W Gentleman's) to overy Man, Woman, or Chili who sends tho Correct Reading of tho following pnzzle: | A W'TCH M»N »S A N"C0"SS*Tr. I Tho only condition is that if your answer is correct you purchase ono of our Solid Sterling- Silver Clians to wear with tho Watch. SEND NO MONEY, simply forward your answer and enclose stamp and addressed envelope (2d), so that\x=req-\ wo may inform you if yon have won tho Watch. Them\x=req-\ is no need, to'cut out this advertisement. Wo are making this offer solely with the objcct of introducing 1 and advertising our goods. Testimonials supplied. THE ENGLISH WATCH COY J * P.O. CHAMBERS, PITT-STREET, SYDNEY. ' Globe Studios. . ENMORE. Plessps. UIJILLEQ aqiipilIK. Having purchased the Photographic and Picture-framing Business hitherto carried qn by Mb. Xj. ALEXANDER, wish to inform the residents of Newtown, Stamnore, Emnore, ...
The Watchman. (Special to the WATCHMAN.) [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
The Watchman. • (Special to the Watciolax.V .We have builded a castle of might On tlie lea of a shelterless shore, And lo, there is guidance and light . Where'never was "warning before\x=req-\ On a grim, inhospitable strand, Nor ever grows weary nor sleeps, s A IVatchnan has taken his stand • By, the edge of tlie desolate deeps. On.the crest of the cliffs of Despair, By the treacherous shallows of Doomr have stationed a sentinel there, ;* "We have given a guide in the gloom. . : We have kindled a beacon to born, By-the brink of the billows below, That the sailor may see it and turn ' v From the rocks and the breakers of woe. We have founded a fortress secure . By the cavernous fastness of Greed, • Where the wrecker had lighted a fire • Tliere is warning for all who will heed. • And ships may go by in the night Where danger and death were before; We have builded a Castle of Might • On the edge of a shelterless shore. w. A. Pkake.
St. Patrick's Mountain. II [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
St. Patrick's Mountain. My last paper was copied from Revd. James Pago's took, entitled, " Ireland. Its evils traced to their source." v • Xu reading that account,' one seems to be reading a description of some - of'the revolting superstitions ■ that are practised in heathen lands. Many persons will find it difficult to believe that such-doings take place in a nominally Christian country. Indeed, were not the account authenliated by the describer's name, and supported by the authority of liis dignified vocation, one would be inclined to think the tale too monstrous to be'credited. So substantiated, wo are bound to accept it aB presenting one of the strongest possible evidences of the degrading influences of Romish superstition, acting upon the ignorance and credulity of an excitable and devoutly disposed people. These poor Irish peasants aro not without a sense of religious obligation, and in their misguided veneration show tendencies, which, if adequately enlightened, might be avai...
The Editor's Letter Box. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
The Editor's Letter Box. . s "Alone."—Tour letter to hand just on eve of going to press. Tou have not complied "with our correspondence rules, viz.: " The name and address (not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith) 01 the "writer must always be sent with communications." Kindly comply with our usual custom, and we mil' be happy to supply you with the fullest~infor illation that lies in our power. B.S.—"Will use next week. ' A.G.—Will'publish shortly. ;A.R.A.—The Watchman" is neutral in politics but has a good meinoiy in, regard to recent events such as St.Patrick's Day, etc. —Will use next week. i • ; ' J.M. (Nowra)—!Man3*frthanks. Will use. Your reports always welcome. • '
Rome and Education. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
/; Rome and Education. The repeated claims of the R.C. i>riesthood, in connectidn with education matters, are . worthy of more consideration than they apparently receive. That all subjects in a free State are entitled to the enjoyments of equal rights upon equal conditions cannot bo denied. It is questionable whether the priest is so qualified by his condition to demand these equal rights. The sine qua nont which entitles individuals to full and tree rights in a State, is absolute and undivided allegiance to constitution and government of that State, and this, we will proceed to show, the priest cannot give without being a traitor to his sacerdotal obligations. It cauuot be admitted that the .Roman Catholic, whoso allegiance is divided between a spiritual and a temx>oral power is entitled to the same civil rights and privileges as the Protestant, whose allegiance is undivided and who acknowledges but oue master. That the Roman Catholics, under tolerant Protestant rule, do rece...
Personal and Otherwise. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
Personal and Otherwise. Alderman Thomas Henley, the recently elected representative of the suburban councils on the "Water and Sewerage Board,'has held a ; seat in the Drummoyne district for five years ; and during that time has taken a leading part! in the higher walks of municipal life. All Drummoyne loves him, and he hns twice occupied the Mayoral chair of that pretty riverside suburb. He is a Napoleon for work, and it was mainly through his efforts that he settled the Five Dock and Drummoyne municipal trouble. As an author he has figured most successfully in the brochure yclept "A Plea for Greater Sydney," in which he shows a marvellous and enlightened grasp of municipal life. Moderator Gibb, recently in Sydney for a holiday, is head of the Duncdin Prosbyterian Assembly. A week or two ago Mr. Gibb attended the Dunedin Methodist Conference, in which he made a glowing speech, stating his opinion that " the bogey of Calvinism and the bogey of Anniniamsm are being destroyed," and co...
For Sunday Afternoon. THE DIVINE CLAIM. Arts xxvii. 23. (R.V.)—"Whose I am, whom also 1 serve." Claiming love and adoration, Holding hearts in every nation, Ruling King of all creation, Injured innocence and love, Star of faith, and heavenly dove, Truth to man from God above. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
Eor Sunday Afternoon.' THE DIVINE CLAIM., (By Nilyah.) ActsxxviL 23.' (a,v.)—"Whose Iaui, whom also 1 Claiming love and adoration, - Holding hearts in e^cry nation, Ruling" TTiTig of all creation, Injured innocence and lore,'• ' ' '»• Star of faith, and heavenly dove,; Truth to "inn from God above. every ago we find those wlio put forth claims upon their follows, without a sense of right or justice. It is the greedy for more : gaiu than his duo, the selfish for more of the j good things of life that are his or lior's by i right, and the imposer, who claims men's! belief in the trickery, by means of which, he sells either their souis or bodies, or both, to add to Ills own personal gain or aggrandise\x=req-\ ment. «*But all mou have some- great claim upon us. It. may be on our charity, or only on our patience, or on the truth that is in us, or perhaps on nothing but our admiration or respect. Wo have obligations more or less to all with whom we come in contact, and none can live apart...
Her Last Chance. "There is a tide in the affairs of woman If taken at the flood leads on to fortune." [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
-Her Last Chance. ^ " There is a tide in the nffaiiw of woman " If taken at the flood leads on to fortune." lng. mamma, and what do you tliink I did, said Nellie Maxwell to lier mother one morning." *• Accepted him, of course." You hardly expect me to think you were stupid enough to let such a magnificent catch slip through your fingers. •'Well, Xdid not accept him, of course, I refused him. I am only twenty-two, mamma, • and I have resolved not to many until twenty\x=req-\ five. I think the years of girlhood are the happiest years of a woman's life, and I mean to have a long«girlhood." Then Nellie poured out a cup of coffee for lier mother, and looked at the coffee-pot with • the air of a young lady who had said something vpeculiarly convincing. v Mrs.-Maxwell's face wore an expression that no self-respecting lady's vocabulary ever possessed words adequate, for, so being unable to find the necessary relief that way, she did the*noxt best thing, buret into tears. Nellie's arms were ...
Our Legal Column. [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
Our Legal Column. Enquiries should'be addressed to "Lex," Watchman Office, 35, Market Buildings, 'York Street, and must he accompanied by the subjoined printed application. This column is intended to afford information and practical advice to correspondents, with regard to any legal difficulties'which they may j experience. Questions submitted may often require research, and therefore should reach this office not later than Monday of the week in which a reply is desired. I S.E.—The witnesses to a will need not know \ the contents, but they should he informed that ; the document is the will of the person whose signature they are asked to witness. Elyemosyxary.—If the tenant is now in occupation with your" consent he is your tenant from year to year at the former rent. Six months' notice on either side, ending at the expiration of the current year of the tenancy, is necessary to end the tenancy. For instance, if the current year of the tenancy expires on November 30th, notice must be ...
Correspondence. SAINT FURSEY. To the Editor of the "Watchman." [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
.Correspondence. , SAINT FURSEY. . To the Editor of the ""Watchman." Sir,—A friend of mine has put into my hands a copy of the " Australian Catholic Record." Particularly notice the elimination of the word Soman, no doubt to . catch the unwary Protestant reader. It is a quarterly issue of very respectable appearance under direct sanction of the R.C. Church. It contains a series of articles bearing upon the theology and claims of the Romish Church ns paramount to salvation, Being a layman one article struck me very forcibly, from the pen of no less a distinguished person than his Eminence Cardinal Moran, who has dug out an Irish Saint from the 7th century, whom nobody ever heard of before, except his eminence, or such as revel in book love of a very primitive hypothetical character. To give your readers an idea of the kind of literature that is disseminated by sanction of the highest Romish : ecclesiastical authorities of this fair land of Australia, only two incidents will be quoted...
THE BELGIAN RESOLUTION—OBJECT LESSON FOR AUSTRALIANS. (To the Editor of "The Watchman.") [Newspaper Article] — Watchman — 3 May 1902
THE BELGIAN RESOLUTION—OBJECT v LESSON FOB AUSTRALIANS. (To the Editor of " The Watchman.") Sir.—Eeading articles appeared in tlie S.M. Herald on the 15tli and 21st insts., respectively, dealing wi th the BelgiantroubleSj.andcpntaining a suggestion, that the immediate cause of theso troubles may be found, on fuller examination, to be closely Allied with industrial and political interests; they also furnish some important data as to the relative strength of parties in tho Chamber of Deputies, and on matters of tho franchise, somo of which I will quote:— "Not content with the franchise conditions which prevail, manhood suffrage, togethor with a plural vote, ^ compulsory voting and proportionate representation—tho Socialists have agitated for universal suffrage. However qualified, no elector could have more than throe votes, and of the 1,418,000 electors at the goneral election two years ago 228,000 only enjoyed three votes, whilst 300,000 had two votos, and 890,000 one voto each. Tho ...