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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
CRICKET. Tile following matches will be played to-morrow. viz.:--The Carlingford and Parramatta Alfreds will resume their match for the Trustees Cups on the Asesociation Ground, at 2.15 p.m; The Carltou first eleven meot Thirteen of the Corio Club, on Wentworth Park, and will be represounted hy A. and C. Bannerman, Callochor, Burton, Nunn. McDomioll, Mitchell, Marr, Turner, Elliott and Geary. The Corio team will most likely beo oem. posed of John and James Aunstinu, Burton, Cowper, Dummett, Elliott. Hinsworth, Hainsworth. Smith, n'Grath, Sullivan,; Sweotnam, J. Smith and Hickey. The Belvideres journey to Manly Beach to try conclusions with the local wielders of the willow. Their team includes H. and F. Moses, A. Cr,ne, P. Clifford, C. Kyrie, W. B. Hallign, J. Docker, C. Lindeman, J., C., and W. Richardson. The Bugby and Stanmoro clhubs pilay on Nor. wood Pork. The following are chosen for Rugby: -Chapman, Gibbes, Wightman, Colbraun, MI'Coy, B. and . Martyn, Hillier, Paramour, Steel,...
ON THE TROTTING TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
.ON THE TROTTING TRACK. 'eTomorrow the Sydney Driving Park 'Club will celebrate its third annual meet ing at the Agricultural Society's Ground, Moore Park. Thero are three trotting events set down for competition, besides a mile-and-a-half'pony hurdle race. The first contest, as advertised, will be the 3-minute class, for a purse of 20 sovereigns (harness only) with a sweep of 1 sov. each for starters. The following horses have been entered :-Drummer, Maud A., Con fusion, Belvoir, Dandy, and Blueskin. 'The Pony Trot, 15 sove. (harness only) .follows, for which only Dolly and Uno are likely to compete. The Pony Hurdle Race (10 "sovs.) is next enumerated, and about four may be expected to face the statter. The great event of the dayis the 2.45 class, for a purse of 35 sovs., for all horses that have never trotted in better than 2.,5; mile heats. There will also be a match between two well-known hornes Emprern and Tommy-for 450. This morning about half-pont 5, Blue akin, the first to a...
NEW SOUTH WALES NATIONAL REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
NEW SOUTH WALES NATIONAL SREGATTA. A meeting of the above committee was held at the Exchange Hotel last evening, at 8 o'clock, and there was a fair atten dance. Mr. C. A. Bros occupied the chair. Correspondence was read, stating that no yachts could come from Victoria to compete at the forthcoming regatta, to be held on the 26th instant. A ;letter was received from the 'Mayor, (Alderman J. Young), who has accepted the office of president, intimating that he will give a valuable trophy for one of the races. The tender of Messrs. Cripps and Beattie, for refreshments, &c., was accepted, and it was arranged that the North Shore Ferry Company should convey visitors to the Flagship. The services of a first-class band were also engaged. Messrs. Gilchrist, Watt aid Co., agents for the S.S. Australia, have kindly placed that fine vessel at the disposal of the committee as a flagship, and the offer has been gladly accepted. The times of starting the principal races were then decided, ...
LADIES' OWN COLUMN. A TURKISH LEGEND [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
LADIES' OWN COLUMJN. A TURKISH LEGEND A certain Paste, dead these thousand years, Once from his harem fled in suldden fears, And hadl this sentence on the city's gate Deeply engraven: "Only God is g:reat." So those four worde, above the city's noise, Hung like the accents of an angel's voice. And evermore, from the high barharbcan, Saluted each returning caravan Lost in that city's glory. Every'gst Lilts, with griep IgeF9g, the unknown Pasha's dust. And nil is ruinedl-savo One wrinkled gale, Whereon is sritten : "Only God is great." --THUOMAS BAhLEY ALDRnCII.
ANXIOUS FOR WIVES. TOWNS WITHOUT ONE MARRIAGEABLE GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
ANXIOUS FOR WIVES. TOWNS WITHOUT ONE MARRIAGEABLE . GIRL. "We can accommodate 10,000 girls with husbands in Dakota on 90 days' notice.. We have published in the Fargo Argus 2000 letters from as many young women, and have made many matches. In May, 1880, there was only one marriage able girl in Fargo, and to-day, with a population of 12,000, we have only four unmarried girls. In Deadwood, at the height of its mining fever, in 1879-80, there were 5000 bachelors and only six mar ringeable girls. You get a great many tales in the East about the lone young women who take up farms in Dakato and reject all offers of marriage. Why, they don't live in the'Territory a year before they are wedded. "Most of our men went to Dakota When they were boys, and that is the reason we have so many bachelors there-thousands of them, all willing to marry. The strange thing about it all is, most of them know lots of girls in the Eastern towns from which they came, and make no effort to, wed them. They won'...
DRAMATIC NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
nRA'MAT!C NOTES. At the sale of the late John M'Cullough's theatrical effects, &c., at New York, Miss Mary Anderson became possessed of the crowns worn by Kcan and Macready, pre sented to the late tragedian by Mr. Dion Boucicault. The entire wardrobe of the " Gladiator" -as bought in for £330 by an enterprising young American manager, who intends running the play in the States next soeaon. A burlesque of the " Mik.id9" has just been produced in New York. It is t9s cribed as "a teetotum of ridicule." Many of the situations are described as being "pctty peccadilloes on the opera pecu liarly grotesque." It is sta ed that Madame Minnie Hank, the well-known plgri donna, has set an example in declining to accep " floral offerings." Ifbouquets arcthrown to her, " they are left unnoticed on the stage, and are afterwards ignominiously swept up by the attendants." And no doubt, thero are occasions when tributes of this kind are not agreeable to lady ar tists. Sometimes they are very c...
THE BISHOP AND THE EX-CHANCELLOR. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
THE BISHOP AND THE EX CHANCELLOR. Some little time ;after Lord Westbury's. resignation,. which took place in July,. 1865, in consequence of a vote of cesisure attributing to him laxity and want of caution in filling up appointments and granting pensions to retiring public ser vants over whose heads grave charges were impending, which was passed by the House of Commons, .Bishop Wilberforeo and Lord Westbury met face to face in the lobby of the House of Lords, one going out, the other entering, when Lord Westbury stopped the bishop, and, hold ing, out his hand said: " My Lord Bishop, as a Christian and a bishop, you will not refuse to shake hands." The bishop immediately responded to the proffered invitation. Lord Westbury then said: "Do you re member where.we last met P" ThB bishop; "No." Lord Westbunry: "It ivas in the hour of 'my humiliation, when I was leaving the Queen's closet, after giving up the Great Seal. I met you on the stairs as I was coming out, and I felt inclined to sa...
THE TWO FAMILIES. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
THE TWO FAMILIES. A pompous individual is negotiating for taking a house. Landlady: "You will, then, take the house, sir P" "Yes, I will take it; agreement and such like things are, of course, superfluous. My name is' De Cash; you know, no doubt, the family of the Dc Cashes ?" Landlady (suspicious): "No, indeed, I do not. I know cash in advance and cash in arrear ; if you belong to the first family you may have the house without agree ment." At a sale in Ottawa last week, 1100 square niiles of Canadian timber land, mostly on the Kippewa river, brought 247,000dol., an average of thirty-two and one-third cents. (s1. 4-1-Gd.) an acre. Ask for Dyasoe Bro.'s Strawberry and Goose. berry Jam.--[AvT.]
STORY OF A "PERSONAL" CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
STORY OF A " PERSONAL " CORRESPONDENCE. A funny story is told of a lady who was foolish enough'to answer a " personal " in a daily-paper, which stated that a young man was desirous of.making the acquaint-. ance of a young lady, with a view to matrimony. She carried on a long corres pondence with the advertiser, taking, hoivw ever, the precaution to have her letters copied by a confidential friend. She. always sent the copies and retained the originals. Her answers came regularly, but her correspondent was quite as cautious as she was herself, for he always employed a type writer, and she had no means of becoming familiar with his handwriting: Finally, after a good deal of gush, a meet ing was agreed upon between the pair, and the lady was somewhat surprised when she arrived at the place 'appointed to see' her brother,. wearing, in his button-hole the flower which was decided upon as the means of identification. They both ac knowledged their folly by indulging in a hearty laugh, and ...
THE ART OF BORROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
THE ART OF BORROWING. Bubb Dodington was one day walking down Bow-street, at the time it was well inhabited, and " resortedto by gentry for lodgings," when a borrowing acquaintance rushed from the other side of the way, and expressed great delight at meeting him; "for," said he, "I am wonderfully in want of a guinea." Dodington-winced, and taking out his purse, showed that he only had half-a-guinea. "A thousand thanks !" exclaimed. the persecutor, half forcing the coin from between the owner's fingers; "that will do very well for the present;" and cleverly changed the subject to a good story. When they had parted, the brazen borrower returned to Dodington, saying, "By-the-bye, when will you pay me that half-guinea P" ' Pay you!. what do you mean ?' "Why, I intended to borrow a guinea of you, and have onlygot half; but I'm not in a hurry for t'other. Name your own time,.only pray keepit !"..: ... ....
THE CHARGE OF THE TWO MILLIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
THE CHARGE OF THE TWO MILLIONS. Half afraid, half dismay'd, Yet not to be betray'd, Up to the polling booths March the Two Millions. Fdiward their way they make, WVhilst Tory tyrants quake. On for their Freedom's sake, Up to the ballot-box, March the Two Millions I Agents to right of them, Landlords to loft of them,' Bailiffs in front of them, Frowningly cluster. Preach'd at by parsons, too, Forced in a way undue, Yet do these voters new For the fight muster; Still they their duty do, * Though all the Tory crow Threatcn and bluster. Aye, though they've threatened boon, Cursed with an anger keen: Coaxed, too, by many a mean, Time-serving story. 'Theirs not to make reply ; Theirs not to reason why; STheirs but to, by-and-bye, Safe from their landlord's eye, Vote 'gainst each Tory ! For though the Tories try To long-known facts deny, And many a "thumping lie" Gibly are quoting; , Well the Two Millions know, SAsto the polls they go, They toto the Liberals owe Their power of voting. Well...
UNCLE NAHUM'S WEDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
UNCLE NAHUM'S WEDDING. Uncle Nahum Nixon was reading the paper in his back parlour. "If you please, Mr. Nixon," said the trim little maid-servant, "Mr. Marmaduke Bourne wants to see you-if you please, sir, if you are quite at leisure." "Mr. Marmaduke Bourne, eh ?" The old gentleman took off his spectacles and laid them upon the folded newspaper. " Ask him in, Polly." And Mr. Marmaduke Bourne came in a tall, fresh-coloured young fellow with sparkling grey eyes, brown hair, all in a mat of curls, and a straight Greek nose that seemed as if it might have been bor rowed from some ancient statud of Apollo. "Well, sir?" said Mr. Nixon. "Well, sir," counter-interrogated Mr. Bourne, "did you get my letter P" "I got your letter," said Uncle Nahum. "So you want to marry my niece, Faith?" "Yes, sir," valiantly acknowledged Mr. Marmaduke Bourne. "Alh I" nodded Uncle Nahum. "But perhaps you don't understand all the facts of the case." " The facts, sir ?" i "I want my niece to marry Colonel Ashla...
JUST THE SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
JUST T'HE SOUP, A certain commander-in-chief believed that no true Briton could fight properly without plenty of nourishing soup. Nutri tive soup was his main strategic resource. He was once, it is related, inspecting an Indian station, when his tender care gave rise to a lovely story. The men were at dinner; but, in order to prevent the food from spoiling, officers were told to let things go on as usual until the general' actually entered the bungalow. The staff 'went through bungalow No. 1; and, be fore this portion of the inspection was finished, the men in bungalow No. 2 had nearly finished dinner.. When the' dig nitaridesstrode into No. 2, every soldier at once stood at attention. The chief dipped a spoon into a pannikin and tasted the soup delicate~ly A smile of joy crept over his war-worn countenance, and he said: "This is excellent soup. I never tasted better soup. It is a soup that reflects credit on everyone concerned in providing it. It is just the soup I approve of." The...
SHIPPING. VESSELS TO ARRIVE AT SYDNEY, EXCLUSIVE OF COASTERS AND INTERCOLONIAL VESSELS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
'SHIPPING. VESSELS TO ARRIVE AT SYDNEY E?XCLU. SIVE OF COASTERS AND INTER COLONIAL VESSELS. T'n- Whero Date of Name and Rig. n'go From. ing. 'Abbi Carver bo ... 034 llos n 1 ..Ot.13 Agnes Oswald, Sharpness ... - Anall, s ... 1031I Ham rg ...INov.15 Amoy eh ... 4 Liverpool Anna Wichorst, sch... 385 Hamburg ...[Sep.14 Argus, sh ... 1543 London Barcoo, o .. - London - lartola, sbch ... - Yap ... .. Nov. Bombay, ns .. - London lraldwood, bqoe 950 Hamburg ... Sep. 14 British Islcs, sh .. 94 Lordon ... - Bucephalusj a ..1192 at Adelaids ... Nov. 11 aliforna, qo 705 Pt Gamblo ... - Candido, nh ,., London - Capo Clear, bqo '-60Ol ... - Cape Comorin, sh ... London ... - Cerro Allegro, bqo ... Charento .. - Cholloerton, .. 1734 Lodon .... Oct. 25 Cityof Dombay, sh - London ... - City of Corinth,h... - London ... Coldinghaune, sah .. 10530 NewYork ... Sep. 20 Colusa, o bq 1188 Pt Bllkelcy... CrunmockWater, bqo 905 Hull ... - Coumbriun, bqo 103 Liverpool ... Sp. 30 Catty Sark, nh .. - London .....
DEPUTATIONS. THE RECLAMATION OF COOK'S RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
DEPUTATIONS. Tue RECLAa5ATION OF CooK's ReVEa. At the Works Department this morning a deputation, headed by Ir. Hammond, and consisting of 16 gentlemen from Mar rickville, West Botany, and Petersham, waited upon Mr. Garrard with reference to the reclamation of Cook's River and Shea's Creek. A number of resolutions passed at a public meeting were handed.to the Minister, and the filthy state of the locality, and the inconvenience to the public was dwelt on at some length. It was stated that if fever took root it would find everything so congenial to its growth that there would be great difficulty in, eradicating it. Several samples were in troduced to illustratethe state of pollution of both Shea's Creek and Cooks River. It was suggested that they be opened, but it is needless to say the Minister for Works was not so inquisi tive. A few new shillings wore shown that had been left in some of the samples for a short time, and were quite black in colour. Mr. Garrard said that the largo: ...
SUBWAY AT ASHFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
SUBWAY AT ABsHFsLDS. A strong deputation from the Ashfield Borough Council was introduced to the Minister for Public Works, this morning, by Messrs. Hammond and Honsen, M.P.'s. 'heir object was to ask for the construc tion of a subway on the railway line in Ashfleld, which has already been applied for eight times. Mr. John Pope, the Mayor of Ashfield, said the previous applications had been for a subway at Alt-street, but as the question of compensation appeared to be as abso lute, he was prepared to donate a piece of land in Bland-street for the purpose of a subway. This land was worth £1500, but the Government could have it for nothing if they gave a favourable answer with re gard to the subway at Bland-street within the period of seven days. Several other gentlemen having spoken, Mr. Garrard said he hoped Mr. Pope would extend the present to fourtdoen days, as he desired to make an examination of the localities before he decided upon the offer. Mr. Pope said he intended to leave ...
EXTENSION OF LEICHHARDT TRAMWAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
*Ex'TENczo or LEICsII ARDT TRAM WAYS. A deputation consisting of Messrs. Hawthorne, Abigail, and Hyam, M.L.A., and the Mayor of Sydney (Mr. John Young), and members of the Leichhardt borough council, waited upon the Minister for Works and requested him to extend the Leichhardt tramway to tho Hermsol estate. Mr. Garrard intimated that he had mado an inspection of the proposed extension that morning, and he would give the matter an early consideration. The same deputation made a request for some improvements to the Iron Cove bridge, and received an encouraging reply.
LAST MOMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
LAST MOMENT. The Board of Health has issued a cir cular pointing out what preventitive meca sures should be taken in the event of an outbreak of cholera in the colony. The inquest on the body of the late Mr. Senior, second in command of the Geo graphical Society's New Guinea Expedi 'tion, was re-commenced at the St. Leonard's Police Court. A report of the proceedings at the inquiry up to the time of our going to press, and some interest ing notes on the same subject, will be found elsewhere. Tihe business before the Balmain Police Court this morning was unimportant. A cross case of assault-Grant v. Buckly and Buckly v. Grant, occupied the time of the court, and resulted in the dismissal of both cases. In the case Watson v. Reilly, threatening words, the defendant was bound to keep the peace for six months. Messrs. Batson and Co. have issued the neatest pocket-almanac we have seen this year. Its dimensions are only about an inch and a-half long by aninch wide, whilst notwithstanding ...
STOCK AND SHARE REPORT. GLOBE OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 8 January 1886
STOCK AND SHARE REPORT. GLonE. OFFCcE. Sales reported on 'Change.--Mercantile MIutual Insurance, 4s.; United Insurance, C(0s.; Hudson Brothers, 8s. 0d.; Nevadas, silver, Is. Gd.; Silver King, 17s. Gd., 17s. 3d.; Sunny Corners, buyers, 44s.; sellers, 48s. No sales reported.