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GENERAL REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
GENERAL REMARKS. Monoy is getting very abundant, and the banks are getting plenty of it on ourrent account. For the four onlonies of New South Wales, ? Victoria, South Australia, and Queensland the total increase iu cur rent accounts for tho quarter ending Decem ber 31 last was 110 less than ^£2.284,269 over the previous quarter in that year, and the inorease has apparently continued during Jannary and into the present month. As tho Argus very justly says, 'Nothing like this has oocurred before. Under tho existing cir .oumstances of the colonies the movement is a healthy one, for it iB a presage of more active employment of mouey, as ourrent account holders will not be long content to leave large balances unusad. For the banks also the movement is favorable, for it enables them to obtain control of money at a lowor average rate. There is, howover, the eat-off that deposits at call oannot be utilised for long dated commitments.' We look forward with great certainty to a very quiok an...
PAUPER BURIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
PAUPER BURIALS. It would appear from some suggestive correspondence which has recently taken place between the Liverpool Council and the publio that the state of things to | ?which the Sunday Times callod attention j in respect to the burial of pauperis in cer- ] tain metropolitan cemeteries is existent at Liverpool in an aggravated degree. In this burial-grouud it is alleged that four bodies are buried in one ' hole,' the coffins being iu some instances only a few inches from the surface, whilst there appears to be no means of distinguishing the graves or of recording the identity of the persona buriod in them. In reply to a letter from tho Mayor sug gesting some more decent arrangement, not to speak of one more consonant with sanitary precautions, the Director of Charitable Institutions wrote that he saw no reason to depart from ''the custom which appears to have operated satis factorily for so many years,' a decision' i subsequently endorsed by the Chief Secre tary's Department. ...
NOTES AND COMMENTS. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS AND POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
NOTES AND COMMENTS. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS AND POLITICS. There seemB to bo a growing tendency lately OU tho part of many of tho Municipal Councils to step out of their proper place and tabo pnrfc in discussing State politics. All example of thid is afforded by the Hunters' Hill Council, which, at it3 last meeting, agreed to nsk the concurrence of other municipal bodies in a formidable resolution of a decidedly controversial nature : — ' That, considering the un esnmplud decrease in tho value of all land within the colony during the last fon? years, the Council is of opinion that a laud tax for governmont purposes ou districts already incorporated and subject to muni cipal taxation would be most Oppressive, and further decrease the value of land within duch districts, and thereby bring about financial complications ; further, the Council most respectf ully wish to point out that Out of a total of 310,700 square miles, comprising the whole area of tho Colony, oill v 2436 sqilai'e mi liis ...
PARLIAMENT AND THE CONFERENCE SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
PAELIAMENT AND THE CON FERENCE SCHEME. Whatever may 'be the faults or ad vantages of the scheme for promoting' Federation adopted by the Premiers' Conference at Hobart, it will have to be considered upon its own merits, and not be complicated by any attempt to foment the jealousy ot Parliament. The fact is painfully evident thut whether Parliament is competent to discuss the question or not, it is very much disinclined to devote the time necessary for its proper consideration, and to wait until it does so simply means a post ponement till the Greek Kalends. In addition to this, Parliament has never received any mandate on the subject, and would come to tho consideration of the question without tho slightest knowledge of the wishes of its con stituents. The election of a popular con vention specially delegated with authority to deal with the subject would suffer from neither of these disabilities, and how its existence could clash with, or constitute any slur or slight upon Parliamen...
A TAXPAYERS' LEAGUE, [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
A TAXPAYERS' LEAGUE. It would seem to be one of the radical defects of modern systems of popula? government that it is \tell-nigh im possible to imbue the ordinary st mud headed ' taxpayer with tbe idea of his identity as a unit in a self governing community, and that it is he and his fellow-taxpayerB who have to find the funds by which all' the operations of government are carried on. The difficulty must surely be due to the hereditary transmission of a sentiment handed down from the period when monarchs did all the governing, and tho people had to supply the money and aak no ques tions. In -these days the people still have to supply the funds, but they are supposed, alEO, to havo a con trolling voice in their expenditure. How far this ia a mere supposition is, however, rather difficult to say, but so long as they regard with callous and careless indifference tho gross ; and reckless waste of money which they themselves contribute, th&y. will certainly continue to be the su...
NEWCASTLE CRICKET. NEWCASTLE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
NEWCASTLE CRICKET. Nbwcastle, Saturday Night. A cricket match took placo on tho Newcastle Cricket Ground between an elevou from the metropolis, under tho captaincy of J. R. Wood, and the Newcastle District Eleven drew a large crowd. The locals batted. fii-Bt, and were all dispbsed of for 70, Tarry 26 batting well. Tho visitors closed thoir innings with six wiokets down for 166 runs. Georgo Giffen mado 51. Wearne bowled well for Nowaiistle, getting rid of the champion with a beautiful leg break. Newoastle had lost two wickets for 20 iu their second innings whon rain stopped play.
YOUNG CHAMPION CRICKETERS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
YOUNG CHAMPION CRICKETERS. As a rulo sailors aro not expoctsu to be expert cricketers, but the youthful Sobraon luds soeiu to be in good form just now. They poaseBB a very good ground, made by themselves, by-the-bye, aud they have recently been defoating various clubs who have traviiled to Cockatoo to try oonclusiona with the training ship team. Amongst thosa who have lost ma.toh.es have been tho Fort-aireot Model School. St. Andrew's, nnd a team of old Vernou loda. The Sobraon's are looking round for fresh victims.
SAILING. A Bay and Many Capsizes. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
SAILING. A Bad Bay and Many Capsizes. (By ' Weather-Eye.') When aro we going to have a thoroughly fino Saturday afternoon again ? Yesterday afternoon was as wet and miserable for a time as it could bo. Tho old south wind piped up for tho ocoasion too, so that it might have a say, and a good say, in the sailing business. Aerain thore were many capsizes in the Harbor. The 10ft Dingy Championship, whioh was to have been sailed yesterday under the flag of tho Johnstono's Bay Sailing Club, was postponed owing to weather. The 24-footor championship of the John stone's Bay Sailing Club ended in a one boat affair. There wero three starters, Volunteer, Lady Loch, and Willia. The two former were settled by a squall when they wero off Chowder. Willia sailed the course muoh to the credit of old Tom Colebrook, and won the championship. The two Holmes, father and son, were in it — the water — together. Tbe old man sailed the Lady Looh to her doom; Cubby, the gentle, gave his father tho idea, and ...
ADELAIDE CRICKET. TALL SCORING. ADELAIDE, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
ADELAIDE CRICKET. TALL SCORING. Adklaide, Saturday Niiriit. The Hindmorsh-North Adelaide match was con tinued to-day. The North's resumed batting, and at olose of play had Bcored 402 for seven wickets. Clom Hill made 217 not out. Australs beat Adelaide by 12 runs. Exciting gamo. Travers dibt n'^uished himself with the ball, getting five wiokets for 62. Gunn mado 86 not ont. On 'Wednesday afternoon teams representing No. 1 Polioe Station and tho Lyceum Theatre met on tho Agricultural Ground, the gamo resulting iu a win for the theatre team ou the first inuings. , Soores: Lyceum Theatre, 105 (Massey 28, E. Boyd 19, R. Armstrong 15, aud W. Slattery 12) ; Polioe, 47 (Evans 20, Maher 11). A. Musgrove nnd G. Thompson of the Theatro team wore responsible for all the wicketa. Wanted, a ground for orioket, near Pyrmont, February 23. Stato price. Apply 'W. Chapiiah, Flinders-street, Moore Park.' Wioket to lot, Norwood Park, Fobruary 16.— Jiio. Nbvzlls.0 Great oloaraneo sale of all Sporting Go...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
A magnifioent collection of household, fur niture of every description — the stocks of the well-known firms of W allach Bros., and Newton and Lamb— -is being disposed of at discounts ranging from 33 to 50 per cent, under ordinary prices, at Newton and Lamb's old premises, O'Connell and Spring streets. Every line having to be cleared out as soon as possible this opportunity of seouring high-olaBS f urni tnre at lowest prices should not be missed by people who are thinking of house-furnishing, or who are in want of separate articles of household requirements. DO NOT BE GULLED WITH COSTLY ADVERTISEMENTS, but obtain full value for your money. CEYLON Golden Tips, 2s 3d, Is 9d, Is 6d, Is 3d per lb. E. H. HARRIS and CO., Teamen, 21 Strand.® Watts : ' So you don't believe that the good die young?' Potts: 'That used to worry me a good deal when I wbb a boy, bnt I know better now.'
SOCIAL ITEMS ENGAGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
i&\l fm ENGAGEMENTS. 11 — Walton's popular weekly assembly, Surreyville. 12. — Pringle and Miller's Assembly, Leigh House. Many old friends gathered at the resi dence of Mrs. E. Christian, Claremont, Campbell-streer, Surry Hills, on Tuesday evening, to welcome back to Sydney Mr. John Cortney, of the R.M.S. Oruba. Sing ing, recitations, and dancing filled up the programme. Amongst the vocalists were : Messrs. A. Blanchard, E. Jefferson (who also sang a duet), John Cortney (comic), and J. Wormald, and Misses B. Garcia Louie Bayliss, and C. Christian. Supper was served at midnight, the health of the guest of the evening being drunk with enthusiasm. The pleasant proceedings were terminated by the singing of ' Auld Lang Syne.' Mr. J. Wormald acted as accompanist. On Monday evening last, at the invi tation of Mr. and Mrs. James, Bome 60 or 70 guests assembled at their beautiful residence, ' Granville,' Weymss-street, Newtown, to participate in asocial evening and the hospitality o...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
ITEMS OF INTEBEST. / There are about 20 synagogues in London. Brooohea were formerly worn in men's hats. ^ There are six schools in Ireland where Irish is taught. For every foot of stature a man should Weigh 261b. A needle passes through 80 operations in its manufacture. The population of Ioeland falls by 1000 a year at present. It is said that the best walking pace is 75 ?teps per minute. There are 13 miles of book-shelves in the British Museum. one oouple in 11,500 lire to celebrate their diamond wedding. Will you oome ? Of oourse you will, to the John Bull Catering Company for lunch.* A railway guard saya that the fastest trains are always the safest. *, ^ar^r ^an.' a poem for the people, by E. J. Brady ; next issue. ? At the Imperial Arcade H't'l, Pitt-st, patrons ? ...Zf?6^0 evefy attention, comfort aiid civility being* preeminent in the management.* On an average there aro more daughters feora to Royalty tlian sons. Of the 27 Royal families of Europe, two tnirds are of German ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
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BY THE WAY [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
Es64&JEltoM6B&fl^ It is certainly a good thing that our G.O.M. has so much hair to fall back upon, because from the frequency with which he figuratively get3 it ' off,' nothing: else but a bountiful natural Bupply could stand the drain. He is now raging because another Federation scheme is on thetapis, of which he is not the author. It may or may not prove either meritorious or successful, but he will have a difficulty in getting the public to condemn it simply because he is not the leader in the movement. It is im possible to forget that he has never yet supported auything of which he was not the head and front, but he may as well recognise the fact that the new scheme is going to be dealt with striotly on ita own merits, if it has any, and that it is neither the better nor the worse for his bann or his blessing. # a a Theeie seems to be no doubt that the makings of a successful billiard-marker were spoilt in the person of the ex-bogie man of the Opposition Party, i...
FRENCHS'. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
FRENCHS'. Oar Sterling Silver watches for a few shil lings each are tinequallod. See thom in our window, all going to time. Also Gold Watohos, heavy gold oases, *21 and £1 10s eaoh. A written guarantee given with evety watch. Watches thoroughly cleaned, guaranteed twelve months, 2s 6d. Best mainopring, 2s 6d. Frencho' New Shop, 632 George-street, Brick field Hill (few doora below Lawlor's).0 Polioe Constable : ' Look here, young man, you've boon hanging about here for over an hour. It's very suspicious. What are you up to?' Young Mr. Dapper (who has been a father just eleven days) t ' Oh, nothing. You see, I'm waiting until there's no one in the ohemist'B chop, bo's I oan go in and buy a feeding-bottle.'
OUR LETTER BOX. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
OUR LETTER BOX. TO COEBESPONDENTS. [Xietters must reaoh ns, addressed to the iUning Kdltor, not later than Friday. No notioe is takes ot anonymous correspondence.] Owen Roe (Brewarrina). — Wo think very little of it. Bab Luck. — Try No. 1 North Victory, Calton HUIb, or Surface Hills. N.Y. — The original New Zealand mine is at viympie, and the shares are quoted at about Is. Victoeia. — The Viotoria Charters Towers Company paid a dividend of 8d on the 7th insb. S.J.H. (Paddington). — 1. Yes, hold For tune of War. 2. No. t5 North Phoenix will go a good deal better. Constant Rkadeb. — The present value of Preferential Commercial Bauk of Australia sbaroB is about 41s. Littlejohn (Narrandera). — The last call. Id, was made In Ootobor, 1894. A great number of shares have been forfeited, and will be sold by auction dirootly. We should not pay the call. D.D. (Bourke). — 1. The West Volunteer is in Tasmania, and promises to bo one of tho best gold mines in Australasia. 2. Tho Kapai Vermont is...
POLICE COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
POLICE COURTS. There waa a full muster at the Central Polioe Court yesterday. Fourteen Hays for a Coat. — John Robert Henderson, 38, cook, was sentenoed to Id days for being in possession of a ooat sup posed to have been stolen. A Sailor Lad. — Knox Niven, a sailor lad, 15, was charged under this Industrial Schools Act. He came out from England three months ago, and ran away from the ship, since when he has roamed about the city destitute, having no friends either hero or at the other end of tho world. He was sent to the Sobraon. Kcmanded. — Jennie Stone, until Monday, on a charge of being a bad character, and Jno. Williama, charged with stealing a coat and vest, until the same day. Uiotous. — Mary Rowlings, 18, and Kate Elliott, 20, both of 'no occupation,' wore fined ^1 or seven days for rioting, and Thos. Redmond, 20, and Win. Fogariy, 18, news vendors, wero similarly treated for throwing stones and bad fruit in a right-of-way off Market-street. A Stray. — Joseph Vaughan, nine ye...