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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
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ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELE BRATION. ? ▲ ? .. A meett.no- of the committee was held on Monday evening, the 3rd inst,, at St. Mary's Presbytery j His Eminence Cardinal Moran in the chair. Amongst those who were present were the Eight liev. Dr. Higgins, Kighfc Eev. Monsignor O'Brien, Hon. John T. Toohey, M.L.C., K.C.S.G-., Sir William P. Manning, Mr. E. W.O'Sullivan, M.P., Mr. John Morrissy, Colonel Waddell, and Messrs. T. M. Slattery, J. L. Mullins, and F. B. Ereehill. The business or the meeting was to complete the general committee, to appoint sub committees, and to make definite arrange ments as to the day's proceedings. Upwards of eighty names were added to the executive committee, and it was resolved that the chief officers of the A.ILC. Gruild, the Hibernian Society, and the Irish National Foresters should be added to the executive committee, and that each of the said societies should be invited to nominate three other members to be added to the executive committee. Correspondence w...
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. SWIMMING. The Bondi Swimming Club's Carnival was held at the local baths on Saturday. The results are as follow : — 66 Yards Members' Handicap. — Final heat : S. Adams, 8sec, 1 ; 11. G-odhard, 8sec, 2 ; C. Winn, 2sec, 3. Time, 46 2-5th sec. 100 Yards Inter-Club Handicap. — Final heat : W. Irvine (Balmain), 15sec, 1 ; P. Murphy (Balmain), j.4sec, 2 ; D. G-illies (Balrnain), 14-sec, 3. Irvine only beat Murphy by a touch, the other starters being bunched immediately behind. Time, lmin. 15sec. Umbrella and Cigar Eace. — J. H. Hellings, 1. 100 Yards Intercolonial Scratch Eace. — J. H. Hellings, 1 ; W. J. Gormly, 2 ; C. Winn, 3. Time, lmin. 10 l-5th sec. A council meeting of the New South Wales Amateur Swimming Association was held at the rooms on Monday. A committee of six was appointed on the hona-jides or otherwise of the formation of a National Swimming Association reported to have recently taken place. Mr. P. Cavill explained that the organisation was a professio...
CATHOLIC NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
CATHOLIC NEWS. (From Contemporaries.) An association of Catholic journalists has been formed in Italy and has just held its first meeting at Milan. Cardinal Parocchi, Ticar- General to His Holiness the Pope, has written a warm letter of encouragement to the promoters of the Anti-Masonic Congress. One of the poor pilgrims whom Lady Vavasour took to Holywell, having bathed three times in St. Winef ride's Well, has been entirely cured of an internal complaint. Eev. John Aloysius Zahrn, C.S.C., whose re markable biological work, entitled ' Moses and Modern Science,' has so aroused the scientific world, has been engaged for a coarse of five lectures at the Catholic Winter School of America, which will open on the Thursday following Shrove Tuesday at New Orleans, Amongst the attractions in the Christmas number of The Queen, the ladies' newspaper, is a complete and clever story from the pen of Mr. E. D'Arcy ; whilst ' Yule Tide ' furnishes a very amusing farce by the well-known Catholic au...
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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
CKICKET. On Saturday, on Eushcutter Bay Oval, East Sydney and Glebe concluded their premiership match, the former winning by 66 runs. The second-grade match between Norlh Sydney CO. and the Manly CO. was won by the North Sydney eleven by 45 runs. The University and JNorth bydney nrst grade match resulted in a draw. St. Mary's High School C.C. 44 and 46 for five wickets (P. Dimond 16, L. Waring 14), defeated St. Francis, 37 and 53 (Glass 27). 'For the winners J. Pry took seven wickets for 10 runs. Considerable dissatisfaction exists in cricket ing circles regarding the omission of Turner, Lyons, and A. E. Trott from the team selected to tour England this season. It is thought that a fatal blunder has been made in not picking Trott, and Lyons' claims as a big hitter have been fully ventilated. It is quite certain that Turner is not the terror of a few years ago, and it is equally true that he has not been very successful in Australia of late. It is considered, however, that on the Eng...
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
CYCLING. As a memento of the ride from Sydney to Brisbane, Mrs. Maddock was last week pre sented with a gold medal at the Sydney club rooms. Bicycle races will take place at Queanbeyan on May 25. Seventy-five per cent, of the net profits are to be devoted to the local hospital. The Parramatta branch of the N.S.W. League of Wheelmen now numbers 50 mem bers. The members will hold a moonlight excursion this month, and a race meeting on May 23 and 25.
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
AQUATICS. The New Zealand Amateur Eowing Asso ciation has decided to send over a crew late in April or early in May next if a representative contest can be arranged. An endeavour will be made to organise an annual race. The New South Wales Association is considering the matter, and other associations are being con sul ted on the question. Stanbury is going in for active training on the river, and. is said to be showing good form. EOYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADEON. On Saturday afternoon the race for the Commodore's prizes was sailed. The Iduna, Thelma, and Herreshoflc started. The Iduna, after deducting the rating allowance, won with lmin. 47sec. to spare from Thelma. SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILINGS CLUB. Two races, one for boats 1-rating and under, and the other a general handicap for all boats, were sailed on Saturday. Wee War (Dr. Newmarch) won the first race from Taipo on time allowance by lmin. 55sec. Bronzewing secured the handicap with ease, Vacuna being second, and G-uinevere third. JOHNST...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
BOWLS. The competition for the Pennant matches was continued on Saturday, with the following results : — Wavorley beat Balmain by 102 to 75 ; Newtown beat Ashfield by 107 to 99 ; Eosehill forfeited to Strathfield ; Brighton defeated Eandwick by 102 to 96 ; St. Leonards had a bve. The Eandwtck Oluu. — At the annual general meeting of this Club, held last week, Mr. J. Wallace, the hon. secretary, stated that the Club had 127 members. The debentures had been well taken up, and the accounts showed a profit of £108 5s.
AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
AMUSEMENTS. ? _a ? The Easter Exhibition of the Royal Agri cultural Society of New South Wales pro mises to be a great advance on anything done by the Society in former years. The prize list has been largely increased, the prizes in some instances being doubled. In every respect arrangements have been made to insure a brilliant success. One of the best comedies ever produced in Sydney is now running to bumper houses at the popular Criterion Theatre. 'Hide and Seek ' has been a thorough success since the opening night, and it is therefore unfortunate that it is not to have a longer run. Those wishing to enjoy a really funny entertainment cannot do better than drop in at the Criterion. Mr. Wilfrid Shine and Mr. Ralph Roberts alone provide incidents of a side-splitting nature. Mr. W. J. Wilson, the popular manager, beams with smiles every evening, and well he may, judging by tho hu^e scramble for seats that takes place nightly.
DIOCESE OF PORT AUGUSTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
DIOCESE OF POET AUGUSTA. (Southern Cross.) The new Bishop hails from the parish of Ballyneil, Tipperary, and is fifty-three years of age. He was educated at Mount Melleray Grammar School, and studied for the priest hood at St. John's College, Waterford. In 1868 he arrived in Adelaide, having been ordained at Maynooth the same year. During the time he was in the archdiocese, Father Maher was located in different places. He was stationed for a time in Adelaide, and had charge of the educational seminary in Franklin street, established by Dr. Shiol. He was also stationed at Kadina, Mount Barker, and Kapunda. On the opening up of! the Northern A.reas Father Maher was sent to Pekina, where he has remained ever since. His parish is one of the most Catholic in the colony, and under his benignant rule the utmost harmony has prevailed. The northern portion of the colony was constituted a separate see in 1887, and Dr. OMteily constituted first Bishop. He appointed Father lVlaher his vioar-gen...
DIOCESE OE MATTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
DIOCESE OF MAT.TLAND. The'new day-school attached to St. Joseph's Church in West Maitland was blessed and opened by the Bishop on Sunday morning. His Lordship was assisted by the Rev. Fathers Shearman, C.SS.R., and O'Leary. Father Shearman delivered an eloquent sermon on Catholic education to a large congregation, A collection in aid of the building fund realised £106, £50 of which was given by the Guilds.
ARCHDIOCESE OE MELBOURNE. (Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
ARCHDIOCESE OF MELBOURNE. (Advocate.) Amongst the several charitable institutions of tho archdiocese which enjoy the approbation of the Church, none, perhaps, are doing more solid work in a quiet way than St. Joseph's Home for Destitute Children at Surrey Hills, which differs in many important aspects from an orphanage, although intended solely for the helpless little ones. In the first place, children are admitted at a much younger age than is the case with kindred institutions — for example, from three years. Again, the establishment partakes of tno.ro of the nature oF a homo, a feature -morn or less wanting in the largo orphanages from tho neceayifcy in the latter caso of having to shelter several hundreds of children under one rooF. Tho homo is situated mid-way between Surrey Hills and Canterbury, but ih more (MiNily approached from the latter direction. The visitor does not experience much difficulty in finding his way, as the name, ' St. Joseph's,' is printed on the slanting r...
ARMIDALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
ARMIDALE. CiniOM OUIt OWN COERESPONBENT.) On Sunday last, being the tirst Sunday of the month, the Catholic Cathedral presented a festive appearance. Many beautiful and rich bannerets, made by the good TTrsuline Nuns at A.rmidale, were nicely arranged all over the church in honour of the Sacred. Heart of Jesus. The members of the Association of the Sacred Heart of Jesus received Holy Communion. There was a large congregation both at eight and eleven o'clock Masses. The Very Eev. Dean O'Connor, Y.Gh, preached a practical sermon after the last Mass, and addressed the members of the Association at 4i p.m., before the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The Kev. John O'Connor preached in the evening a nice little sermon, which made good impression on the audience. The clergy of the Diocese of Armidolo began their annual retreat on Monday last. The Very Eev. Father O'Parrell, C.SS.E., conducting the exercises.
DIOCESE OF PERTH. (W.A. Record.) [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
DIOCESE OF PERTH. (W.A. Record.) On Sunday, January 19, at eleven o'clock Mass, His Lordship the Bishop drew attention to the fact that the Catholic schools, which resumed work the day following, were no longer receiving any assistance from the Government, and that it behoved every Catholic to do all in his power to make up tor the loss sustained by the cessation or the grant. It was, he said, the duty of all Catholic parents to send their children to one of their own schools. He felt sure that as time went on the Catholics in Western Australia would be able to point with pride to their schools as being the best in the colony.
DIOCESE OF SANDHURST [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 8 February 1896
DIOCESE OP SA.NDHIJ.RST. The Coadjutor- Bishop of the diocese, Dr. Eeville, celebrated the eleven o'clock Mass on Sunday, January 26, in tho pro- Cathedral, aud promoted Mr. David To bin to the order of Bub-deueon. This is the first of the sacred orders by which the candidate is bound to devote himself to tho ecclesiastical state. The ordination ot a sub-deacon is a very solemn function. The candidate appears at the altar before the Bishop, bearing on his arm tho tunic and maniple with which he is afterwards invested. He touches with his right hand the chalice and paten, receiving also the Book of! the Epistles. He then commences the duties of his office by reading the Epistlo assigned for the Sunday. Towards the end of the Mass the Bishop gives him the kiss of peace and exhorts him to be faithful in the discharge of the duties of his office. An immense con gregation was present at the Mass, and took a deep interest in the important ceremony. On Sunday next the order of deacon will ...
AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Catholic Press — 15 February 1896
AMUSEMENTS. In the farcical comedy ' Mixed,' an amusing play was admirably produced on Saturday night, for the first time, at the Criterion Theatre. The play explains the fix in which a man — more especially a much-married man — may find himself by losing his hat in a scrimmage. The parts of a middle-aged, but delinquent, Benedict in a state of nervous perplexity ; a writing-master, in whom the matter-of-fact flatness of his calling is relieved by a comic strain ; and an Irish valet (the broth of a boy) whose humour is rich and racy, and who sings a tuneful Irish song containing sentiment enough to touch, and fun enough to keep its sentiment from working over-much on tender feelings, were cleverly represented respectively by Messrs. Wilfrid E. Shine, Ralph Eoberts, and John D. Foley. The parts of a young French wooer, speaking English, ' as she is spoke,' but of polished manners and fashion able appearance, and that of a youth in rather trying circumstances, found each an intelligen...