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ARAB HORSE MAXIMS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
ARAB, HORSE, MAXIM?S. Let ydour colt be dbmesticated and live with youi from his tenderest age, and when a horse he will be simple, docile, fatihful, and inured to hardship and fatigue. If you would have your horse to sezve you on the day of trial, if you desire him then to be a liorse of truth, make him sober, accustombd to haid work, and inne cesible to fear. Do not beat your horses, nor speak to them in a loud tone of voice; do not be angry with them, but kindly reprove their faults; for they understand the language of man and ith meaning. If you have a long day's journey before yon, spare your horse at the start; let him frequently walk to recover his wind. Con inue this until he has sweated and dried tbree times, and you may ask of him what you ple'ase; he will not leave you in diffi culty. Use your horse as you do your leathern bottle; if you open it gently and gradually you can easily control the water therein; but if you open it suddenly the water escapes at once, and nothin...
A LADY PROTECTED BY A CAT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
A .LADY PROTECTED BY A CAT;. The Fifeshire Journal states, that a young lady, in the neighbourhood of Dun= fermline, has in her possession a large black cat, a very surly, ill-natured animal, It is,. however, a capital destroyer of ver min, anid as it shows no small attachment to its mistress, it is with" her a great favourite. This young lady, with another young lady, the other evening, sat up rather late, finishinga dress. As no gen tleman was gallant enough to see her friend home, who was rather timorous in going out at night, without a protector' the young lady volunteered her services, and escorted her friend hbme, a distan : of about half a mile, at? which, when they arrived, the young lady was saluted with the vehement mewing of a cat, which at first alarmed her. However, as soon as a light was got, she found that it was her own cat, which she lifted in her-arms withthllat expression of tenderness' becoming a lady towards a favourite. She was returning home, carry ing puss in...
STILL SHE ACCEPTED HIM. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
-STILL SHE ACCEPTED HIM. "One word," she said, "before we part," and her bright eyes' glowed in the mellow light of the turned-down lamp. "Are you sincere P" "I ain sincroe," he replied,: in tones whose truthfulnese eauld not be doubted by anyone, save the most ogbtfrmed pesri. mist. "Then yeou cannt give met a" ilaca' by' LakeComo ?" ahd she looked into his'L oy as if shew6ould reai! his inmot soul : . "I camnot,"' he answbred;. "Not even a stone fronli . .,. "No." There was a wozli-rful fi~i ulilo a don't-you-forget-it-ness in the tones' in" which this momentous monosyllabld' as spoken. "Not even a villa in the suburbs?" '!Not even that,' darling."' There was an anguish in his accents that indicated a mind wholly given up to the gnawing inroads of a sharp-toothed affair. "What can you offer me, then ?" she asked; "what can you offer me as an in centive to induce me to become your bride ?" "A share in 30s. a week, with a pro spect of a rise next spring," He said this with all the d...
THE WOOL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
THE WOOL MARKET. The Now Zealand Loan and mIercantile Agoncy Company, Limited, issue the following monthly reprt of the Sydney Markets:- Woo.--Tho turnover in, this article has again been very large, balky catalogues being the order of the day up to the tonmoencoment of the Christmas holidays, which, as useal, had the effect of contracting tihe volunnme of business passing in the staple. Tho arrivalsof wool to date, although showing a great falling off on the quanitity re ceived during thIe precedling montlh, are largely in excess of the arrivalt to a similar date last year. and the reception of such large supplies, although attended in some inLstances with some little incon venience, ims, on tihe whole, been carried out with - ?ntedition and success. It is a matter of great satisfaction to note that the lorivals in Sydney are seemingly swelled by consignments which have in fornmer years gone further south for sale or lshipment. This assumption is warranted by the fact that while th...
THE PLASTERERS' STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
THE PLASTERERS' STRIKE. Upwards of sixty plasterers gathered at the Tra es' Hall on Wednesday morning to attehd the meeting called for 11 o'clock It did not, however, begin punctually; i was nearer.12 when the chairman took his seat, says the Melbourne Herald. Mr. Over said it was an adjourned meet ing from yesterday, and he was pleased to say that matters looked more pleasant for them now than before. He believed his brother's firm was going to concede to the wishes of the men forthwith, and there was a possibility of others following. Already Mr. Francis Gunn had given way, and was to start work at once, and if others that were wavering conceded they would also go on with their work immedi ately. Mr. Gunn was the first to give the men what they asked. (Applause.) He then called upon Mr. Gunn, who had expressed a desire to address those pre sent. Mr. Gunn said that on Thursday last he met Mr. Over, and in reply to a question said he was satisfied with the demands of the men, and wo...
CHINESE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
CI?INESE NEWS. The Mlaso authorities have captured several nfro .of the .?rcyhound pirates. They bhr?vo handed them over to the Canton Mandarin. The'Chincse fleet has been placed under Conimander Lang, R .N., as admiral of the northern fleet, the German officers being discharged. Thirty-five gnus were captured by the British at the battle of Ilinhla, Upper Burmah. One English officer was killed, three wounded, and 34 Sepoys killed and wounded. The Burmese lost between 300 and 400 men: Kum Yule Kuan, with 8 war junks, arrived at Soul on the:18th December, to attack the Corean capital. The Corean Government appealed to the Japanese' gunboats for protection.
TO-DAY'S EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
TO-DAY'S EVENTS. Lecture-" Phyisology. the Skin,' Mr. R. E. Roth r L..S.E,, C rTechnical College all, Pltt. - h-trent, 8. Democratic Alliance, meeting, Temperance Hall, Saddle and lHarnessmakers' Society, special meeting, Tempelrance Hal. inquest late W. Senior, St. TLonards. Moeting of Shipowners. Thcatre RIoyal, "Cindc.-lla." ow Oprn honorus. "Acroh3 tIe Continent." Gaiety hlecatre, "]tnamlot." Olympic, "Mother Goose and the Enchanted ?cauty." Aadeamy of Mfusic, FL.leral ?tiustralR. Belemore Park. .ioodyear'a Circun. Australian Wanworks, open tfrom 10S am, till 10 p.m. lKokkoek's Art Exhibition, d74, George.street.
MUNICIPAL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
MUNICIPAL. A meeting of the friends and supporters. of Mr. W. Griffith was held at the Tea Gardens Hotel, Waverley, on Wednesday evening, to take steps to secure that gen tleman's return as an alderman for Waver ley Ward at the ensuing election. There was a good attendance, and' Mr. Griffith's views, which are of a progressive character, met with hearty approval. A large and influential com mittee was formed to secure his election.
OPENING OF A NEW CITY COURT-HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
OPENING OF A NEW CITY COURT-HOUSE. A pleasant little ceremony took place this morning at the Water Police Court, the occasion being the opening of the now Summons Court-house, which has been erected during the past year, from plans prepared by the Colonial Architect, the work being carried out under the super vision of Mr. W. Coles, !Acting-Colonial Architect. When the court opened Mr. Lowe, on behalf of the, members of the legal pro fession (in the absence of Mr. Roberts the senior member), in a few well chosen words 'complimented his Worship, Mr. Whittingdale Johnson, S.M., on taking his seat for the first timein the newCourt-house. He said his Worship's judgments were always received with satisfaction by the members of the profession as well as by the public, and he hoped the same cordial feeling would continue between the bench and the legal profession, and that Mr. 'Johnson would long continue in his present seat was the wish both of himself and his legal brethern. Mr. Addison ...
LICENSING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
LICENSING. A meeting of the Water Police Court Licensing Court was held at noon to-day, when the following applications for trans fers were granted: John Green to Edward Eagar, Sir Her cules Robinson Hotel, Oxford-street. MLary Ann-M'Laughlin to Margaret Howe, Queensland Club, Castlereagh-street. A 'renewal of booth licenses was granted to F. W. Foster, Edward Demp sey, and Mary W. Xilminstbr.
PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
PICNIC.. A complimentary picnic, tendered to Mr. John Pope, prior to his departure for Europe, is taking place to-day at Chowder Bay, and is attended by a very numerous company, including the Mayor of Sydney and a number of other influential gentle men.
PROSPECT AND SHERWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
PROSPECT AND SHERWOOD. The monthly meeting of the Prospect and Sherwood Municipal Council was held on Tuesday lgst. Present-the Mayor, Aldermen Joseph Booth, Carpenter, Whitaker, Jones, and Hollier. A letter was read from the President of the Board of Health, asking for statistics of the district, and endorsing a circular contain ng precautions against cholera. TheMayor laid on the table a petition praying for the division of the borough, and an increase of members from 6 to 0. The petition was signed by the aldermen and sealed with the corporate seal. An invitation from Mr. W. Pritchard to view the roads on the Wentworthvillo Estate was accepted. The following tenders were accepted : Cockatoo-road, S. Hall-excavating, Is. 21d. per yard; clearing, £0 per acre; forming, £1 10s. Pitt-row: T. Ruston constructing culvert, £19 Is. Gd. Loscoe road: S. Hall-gravelling, 3s. Gd. per yard. Station-road: S. Hall-forming, 12s. Gd. per chain; pipe drain, £1 10s. Alderman Hollier moved a motion t...
BALMAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
BALMAIN. The adjourned meeting of this Council was held in the Town Hall on Wednesday evening. The Mayor. (Hon. J. Gairard; M.L.A.) in the chair. The aldermen pre sent were Messrs. M'Donald,.Buchanan, Burns, Clubb, Briggs, Punch, Looke, Han cock and Cameron. Concerning the alignment of a certain portion of the Birchgrove road being in correct, the Mayo: was requested to en gage some competent surveyor to survey the disputed line of road. The financial summary from August 4 to December 23 inclusive, shows that the sum of £144,095 Os. 8d. was received from various sources, and the sum of £14,993 4s. 8d. was paid away during the same period; debentures, now out, £37,700; bank overdraft, £22 7s. 9d. The Finance Committee reported tha they had paid the sum of £495 7s. 4d fo works, &c. ORDERS OF THE DAY. The following recommendations of the committee of works were adopted: That the council cannot compensbeo Mr. John Martin for. his alleged loss on a borougl contrdct.' That the ker...
BOARD OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION. [REGULATION OF SCHOLARSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
BOARD OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION. [REGULATION OF SCHOLAnRHIPS. At the examination to be held in De cember next, two scholarships, each of the annual value of £75, and tenable for three years, are open to competition. in order to obtain one of these scholar ships, a student must have attended satis factorily for two years the classes in one of the following subjects, viz.-architecture, applied mechanics, chemistry, physics, or mining, and must obtain the greatest number, and not less than 90 per cent., of the possible marks at'the coming eximina tion. He mustthen piaj the inatridulation examination at the Sydney University, and subject to his attendance at lectures there for B.Sc. or B.E., the money will be paid him quarterly. ' It must be distinctly understood that inattention to lectures .at the university, or misconduct, or inability to pass the annual examination at the university, may, at the discretion of the Board of Technical Education, be deemed sufficient reason to.' withdraw t...
GRANVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
GRANVILLE. The ordinary meeting of the Granville Municipal Council was held on Wednesday evening. Present--The Mayor (Alderman Nobbs), Alderman H. Richardson, Baker, Grimwood, Ritchie, Scarborough, Thack eray, and T. Richardson. The finance committee recommended payment of ac counts amounting to .18 9s. 11id. The Mayor laid a copy of the council's by-laws on the table; and stated that he had em powered the clerk- to get them printed. The Mayor moved that the lighting committee bring up a report at next meeting showing in detail arrangements, &e., as to lighting the kerosene lamps proposed to be erected by the council. Seconded by Alderman Baker and carried. A motion in the name of the Mayor, that authority be given for calling for tenders for the removal of night-soil, was assented to. The council went into committee to consider communications and draft agree ment from the Parramatta Gas Company, respecting the lighting of the streets with gas. The proposals were accepted, e...
THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
THE WHARF LABOURERS' STRIKE. The aspect of affairs along the wharves this morning was quiet (says Wednesday's Melbourne Herald). The men are;making no demonstration, trusting to a peaceful solution of the difficulty between them selves and the shipmiasters. The centre of attraction was the s.s. Leura, as the owners aremaking strenuous efforts to induce nmen to assist in unloading her. So determined are they to get the cargo discharged from the vessel that the wharfinger himself and half a dozen clericks from the leadoffice areperforming lumpers' duty. The spectacle is somewhat amusing. The clerks appear to great advantage in their attire. Fashionably-buttoned boots, masher collars and ties, and starched white shirts really do seem incongruous to the situa tion. The spectators appreciate the humour of the, thing, and occasionally lively sallies tickle the crowd immensely. One lumper philosophically remarked to a friend, "that the mashers, when in' a few days they had returned to thei...
GAME COCK. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
GAME OOCK. To show,in a striking manner, what i: is in thepower of parti ularcircumstances, apparently. trifling, to" effect in the moss critical situations, may be related in a remarkable occurrence which.took place: ih the battle of the let of June, on board the Marlborough. When that ship was entirely dismasted, and otherwise disabled by the extreme severity of the conflict, the Captain (the lIon. G. Berkley), and the First Lieu tenant (Sir l. Seymour) severely wounded, the ship so roughly treated that the, remaining officers were considering the necessity of surrendering-a cock, having escaped from his coop, suddenly perched himself upon the stump of the main-mast,' clapped his wings, and crowed with ex treme vociferation. In an instant three hearty, exhilarating cheers rang thoughout the ship's com pany. All classes immediately renewoed their efforts to defend the ship; victory at the same time appearing to be inclined towards the British fleet, and succour being rendered to th...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
COMMERCIAL. Tho following telegram was received this morn.: ing froam London by theo Now Zealand Loan and Nercantilo Agnop Compny, Limited, and a copy posted at tho chango 0or general information Loanon,January 5. Wool.-Markeht unehanned. Wheat.--M arket doll ; Adelaldo worth 37s., Now Zealoand averages 3s.. Now cealond longberried isi. Ml. ;er 401b., Adelaide f.aq. is worth c.i.f. to arrivo ito. per 4lOlbs. Tallow.-Markeot stleady : good mutton is worth £20, and good beef £25. Leather market unchanged. Copper market steady. Tia.-MNarket steady. Fino Australian, in ware house, is worth £02 15s. iper ton. Iother-o'.-earl Shell.-Mlarkot unchanged. Copra.-lecrket quiet. Sydney sun-dried, worth on the spot £15 75s. d. per ton. New Zealnhd Heml,.--Mtarket unchangel. Beef.--larket doll. SoUpliesof Amercnheavy. The beef per Tongariro is realiaing, on average, 5;d. per lb.
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. CENTRAL. (Before Mr. Yates, D.S.M.) JA nmAr 7. "BAD LaNouAon.-John Clark, fined £5 or three months for indecent language in Purkiss-street, Camperdown; William Cassidy was fined £3 or two months for obscene language in Castlereagh street; William Hodges, for using in suiting words towards Caroline Stewart, whereby a breach of the peace might have arisen, was fined 20s. or seven days. Fanny Fraser?was fined 20s. or seven days for obscene language in Campbell-street. STEracLIo.-Thomas Williams (barber) was charged with stealing a clock and a chair, value 20s., the property of Dora Marks, and was sentenced to two months' hard labour. Charles Frank Tomlinson was sentenced to six months'. hard labour for stealing fourteen rings, a silver coin, and jeweller's watch key, value £.3 Ss., the property of Thomas Macldey. M?AscIovueL WounsINo. - Joseph, Harris for maliciously wounding Thomas: Gutzner was fined 40s., or 21 days. STAnnmxo.-Leong Sing was committed: to the Qua...