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ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIET T OF N.S.W. The prize-list of the above society for their annual show, to be held from April 10 to 16, has boen issued, and partioular attention is directed to tha following special prizes, whioh figure in the sohedule Tattersall's Hunters' Plate, of .£50, is tho principal event in tho jumping class, and horses competing havo to carry 13at over such jumps as the committee may decide. The high jump and water jump carry J210 each ; while a jumpiug contest for ponie3 14.0 hands and unde'rj and a trotting event for animals of tlie same height, are alfo in J;he list. Prize money to tho amonnt ©f ;235 is devoted to tho gentlemen's hunting contest, and ^830 is divided in tho ladies' hunting coptest, both prizes being donated by Messrs. Anthony Hordorn and Sons, as also aro those for the best turn-out (lady and gentleman on liorsebaok), J-10, aud tho trotting exhibition, JJ15. Oihor prizes are for horso waggon or lorry, two-horse waggon or lorry £ 5 5s eaoh), one-h...
LOCAL EVIDENCE THIS:— [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
LOCAL EVIDENCE THIS : — Mr. Thomas Edgeworth, Binalong, wbo writes on Juno 12, 1893 : — ' About twelve months ago I 'was a sufferer from indi gestion. The symptoms from which I have suffered were groat pains in tbo chest, especially after moals. I had no sooner eaten anything than I would have a violent ,fit of retching ; I could not retain anything on my stomach ; the con sequence .was that I became weaker daily, although I had the advice of a doctor, and also his medicine ; I derived no benefit from either. Seeing so . much about Clements Tonic in every nBwepapBr I took up, I resolved to get a bottle. I did So, and by the timo 1 had finished the third bottle I was thoroughly cured of all dis agreeable symptoms ; if ever. I feel out of sorts, I fly to Clements Tonic, and I am happy to say I am never disappointed ; if I was to writO for a month I could not say moro in favor of Clements Tonic, though I am a thorough believer in it.— I remain, yours sincerely, Thomas Edgeworth, fencer...
SHIPPING. THE TIDES. HIGH WATER—SYDNEY COVE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
SHIPPING. THE TIDES. HIGH WATER— SYDNEY COVE. Homing. Afternoon. Date h. m. h. m. ' flusDAT, Feb. 10 ui 8 46 M, 6 8 Mosdat, ,, 11 ... 9 30 ... 9 60 Tuesday, «, 12 w ... 10 9 ... 10 28 Wsdnesdat „ 13 ... 10 W m 11 6 Thcb»da.x, ,, 14 ... 11 84 11 H I'sidat, „ 15 «i ?- — 12 ^ Satobdat, „ 16 ? 12 27 _ 12 *0 A-RRTV ALS — February 9. Hohenetaufen, German mail steamer, 82S3 tons. Captain Peteruiann, from Bremen via ports. Thermopylae, str, 3711 tons, Captain A. Simpson, Irom LoDdon via Cape Town and .Melbourne. Namoi, str, 1414 tons, Captain B. J. Skinner, from Newcnstlo. Billie Barlow, str, 134 tons. Captain S. Canty, irom morujm. Chingtu, str, 2269 tons. Captain B. Innes, from Bougkong via ports. Ovalau. str, IT£) tons, Captain IN, Beaumont, Vom Samoa, Tousta, and Fiji. DEPARTURES— February 9. Essen, str, for Hamburg. Uonuh, str, for Hobart. Botokiuo, str, for Auckland. Menmuir, Btr, for Hongkong via ports. Inuninincfca, str, for Adelaide via Melbourne; Ataliiuta. bque, for Valparaiso vi...
DARKEST REDFERN. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE "SUNDAY TIMES.") [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
darkest kedfem, (to THE EDITOR OB' THE ' SUNDAY TIMES.') Sir, — Iu no oase has the Sunday Times done better servioe tban.ni opening the eyes of the publio to a veritable plague-spot in our midst, j the Syrian colony at Redfern. In your last j issue a few correspondents have taken up the i cudgels on behalf of the Syrians and Indians, j but tbeir defence is palpably weak ; iu point j of fact, your reporter might have said a groat deal more without being guilty of exaggeration, and our dusky neighbors owo him a debt of gratitude for tho generous spirit in which he handled the subject. He might have depicted in rnuoh more vivid lan guage the squalor and filth surrounding the houses in which they ' pig together ' ; and as | to the allegation of a correspondent in defence j that they are an industrious people, absurdity j ia written upon the face of it, for everyone knows that the only occupation in which they | engage is that of dealing, and, in tho case of j the Syrians, the whole of t...
CITY MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY. Annual Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
CITY MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIHTY. Annnal Meeting1. At the sixteenth annual meeting of the share holders of the City Mutual Life Assurance Sooiety, held on Tuesday afternoon at the head office, corner of Hunter aud Bligh itreets, Mr. John Hardie, chairman of directors, presided. The directors report detailed that steady progress had been made throughout the year, ' 14S3 new policies, assuring iJ188,664, and yielding an annual income of ^6564(1, having been issued. Renewal premiums also showed a satisfactory increase over 1893, the figures being: 1893,^21,293; 1894,^22,593. The new business for the year had been obtained at an expense of about 88 per cent, the in dustrial business had cost 53 per cent, and the [ Renewals 25 per cent. New business was ex pensive to obtain in every life office, bat it was doubtful if any other Australian life office obtained its new business at a less cost than the City Mutual. It would be noticed th/t during the past three years tho interest «/.rned ...
FORTUNES SPENT IN RENT. Fabulous Prices for Fashionable Houses. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
FORTUNES SPENT IN RENT. Fabulous Prices for Fashionable Houses. It ia easy to understand how the man whose income can be counted by hundreds of thousands spends his money, when we take a peep at one side only of liis out goings (says an English exchange ). The wealthy man must bo housed in a palatial mansion, situated in the very heart of fashionable London, and to do this means the payment of a colossal reut. Let us take G-rosveuor-square, which is without a solitary exception the mobt fashionable residential street in all the West End. The rents of the houses here vary from .£1000 a year to £8000. Few houses in this square come into the market; but just now there happens to be one, and the rent asked is 3000 guineas per year, or a thousand guineas less if for the season only. In all Grosvonor-square there are loss than 60 houses, but the annual rent roll is not far Bhort of j£150, 000 ! In Berkeley-square, which is much in vogue amongst the old aristocracy, rents vary from .£500 t...
(TO THE EDITOR OF THE "SUNDAY TIMES") [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
(TO THE EDITOR OF THH ' SUNDAY TIMES.') j Sir, — I have read with muoh interest— and I may say amusement — the letters of A. B. Manouk,' ' LouiB Kahla,' and ' An Old Soldier ' on the Syrian question. With regard to the first two I advise your readers to look up Lady Burton's ' The Inner Lifo of Svria. Palestine, aud the Holy Land. Lady Burton resided for some yearo in DamasouB, where her husband, the late Sir Riohard Burton, waa Her Britannio Majesty's Consul. Lady Burton saw a good deal of Syria during her sojourn there, and mixed freely with all classes of people ; she iB, and was then, a devout Catholio, a woman of clear understand ing and a keen observer, and this is what she says: 'The Syrian Christian is ono to whom if yon give an inch he will take many ells. Ho will act the 1 porcupine and the snakes he will shortly be the owner of the house, end make you feel as if you were staying there on a visit.' This accords, I think, with ' Louis Kahla's' letter, and bin concluding par...
CUSTOMS RETURNS. CUSTOM HOUSE, Saturday, Noon. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
CUSTOMS RETURNS. Custom House, Saturday, Noon. Tiie following Is a return of the dutios col lected at H.M. Customs, Sydney, for the week endod at noon yestorday : — Monday, February 4 ? ? .£8,532 Tuesday, „ 5 ... 6,849 Wednesday, u 6 ? 8,213 Thursday, „ 7 ? 7,252 Friday, „ 8 ? 6.599 Saturday „ 9 ... '. ... 2,978 Total ? ... .£-10, 423 Receipts for woek ended 2/2/'95... 41,757 Decrease ? ^21,334 ? ? ? i
CYCLING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
CYCLING. (Bt ' Wheelee.'} , The ladies hold another meeting on 'Wednesdny : night in the matter pf startipg n cyolincr ttljib. They are very much iij earnest, and will be m full 'bloomers' beforo lonp. If they are wiso they will keep the club strictly to their own Bex, manngo it in thoir own way, aud not think of amnljjamutiut,' with clubs at present erdstintf. ! A movement ie beiuc: made bv folk not uncon. nopted .with' the Loaprao of Wheolpien for tbo establishment of a cash amateur swimming olub. Many of the cyclists nro also swimiaev3, and ipaany of the latter favor a club of this sort. A meeting will be held at Fuuch'a Hotel, Market-street, to morrow evening. Any desirous of joining and unablo to attend can send their names to 1?. G. 0. Hanslow, hon, see., pro tpm., QeorgoVMeadham, Thomas Meiulham, Thomas Punch, Charles Hel llugH, Charles Caviil, Lou Parkinson, Jame? Tooher, Arnold Foley, J. O'Grndy, W. T. Kelly, Ntiil Tilatterson, 13. Prior, F. Williams, J. and J. Wnlkor, or a...
THE LICENSED VICTUALLERS AND THE POOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
THE LICENSE!) VICTUALLERS AND ' THE POOR. The committee of the Sydney- Benevolent Asylum having ascertained that tbe contribu tions towards the Benevolent Sooiety for 1894 only included a sum of ;8S from the Liconsod Victuallers of tho colony, have issued a special appeal to that body, soliciting thoir assistance. and there is vory little doubt that it will. meet with a generous response, particularly as it is : pointed out how groat is the need for assis tance at present amongst tho aged and afflicted poor. Pale, sickly children should use Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator. Worms are one of the principal oauses of suffering in children, and should be expelled from the system. 5,1
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
BOWLING. ' ' - ? , I The City Club have selected the following players j to take part in the Association Champion Kink : — i MessrB'. A. E. Uuller, W. W. Carpenter, H. Chap- ? man, A. Coker, J. Forsyth, T.. Gelding, W. H. Goddard, H. Harris, T. C. Hinelicliffe. H. Hughes, C. W. Knight, E. Muir, W. Nightingale, H. E. Vaughan. In. consequence of the municipal elections being held yesterday, the second round of the Pennant matchys, that were fixed for the Pth instant, have been postponed for a week, as considerable inoon venienee was experienced last year owing to tho two affairs clashing. A number of friendly matches among the various bowling clubs that wero to have taken place' yester day had to bo postponed on account of the ralu. In some instances play was commenced, but the Buddon fall of rain put a stop to the games.
WASTED FRUIT. Some Suggestions. COMBINATION AMONGST GROWERS. Co-operative Factories—Fruit Preservation—How to Make Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
WASTED FRUIT. Some Suggestions. COMBINATION AMONGST TOWERS. . Uil'i ,jt.J .^J' Co-operative Factories— Fruit Freser Tfttipn— How to Make Markets. The Bumjme? fruit season has turned out poorly for growers. It was fondly hoped that an increased export trade, a not too prolific crop, and better copimgrcial conn ditions would bay© brought about a revival in tho fruit industry for 1895. The hope, howeyer, has nofc been realised; in fact prices for fruit of all descriptions have been lower than ever. Sales alow, markets overstocked. ' Fruit,' the crohardista are disparagingly sayipg, ' is done in New South Wales.' Your Australian agriculturist ia a pessimist by nature, but when tho market prices descend he passes from pessimism to misanthropy, from misanthropy to utter despair. As a matter of faot, there is no more reason for saying that the days of profitable fruit growing are over in this colony, than for saying that there is no more marketable mineral in onr mountains or timber in our...
THE MILITARY ENQUIRY. Attitude of the Minister for Defence. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
THE MILITARY ENQUIRY. Attitude of tho Minister for Defence. It is stated that owing to the Minister for Defence (Mr. Brunker) taking up the position that the inquiry held recently into tiio conduct of a military offico was ultra vires, proceedings will commcnce da novo. It is understood that the Minister for Defence was guided in his opinion by a previous case. Anyhow, he haa, it is said, over ridden, to some extent, tho opinipn of the Crown Solicitor, find tho, new proceedings are a result. The officer who is charged with conduct unbecoming his position is . no longer coined to barracks
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. The following aro tho results of the polling for the municipal electipns whioh took place yesterday : — Ashfield. — North Ward t E. C. V. Broughton, 589 (elected) ; H. Shuto. 834.. South Ward : A. Brown, 521 (oleoted) ; 0. Stratford, 352. East Ward i Ninian Mel ville, 432 (eleoted) ; A. L. Lloyd, 829. As auditor Mr. EvanB was expected to head the poll, bat the returns will sot be complete till Monday. Balmain.— South : H. B. Swan, 1104 (elected). West Ward : M. H. Cohen, 795. South-east: R. Campbell, 894 (olected); J. A. Brodie, 148. North-east j G. C. Mnr dock. 364 (eleoted) ; James M'Donald, 159 North : W. 0. Ward, 521 (eleoted) : C. Davis. 371. Botany. — Booralee Ward : F. J, Luland, 84 (elected); W. Granger, 16. Banks Ward i J. Wiggins, 92 (eleoted) ; J. Russell, 11. CampkrdoWn. — Cook Ward : T. G. Porter, 13G (electod) ; Glendower Powell, 24 ; informal, 8. Kingston Ward : J. Muir, 159 (oleoted) j T. F. Monaghan, 9G ; informal, 6. Bolmore Ward i J. S. Prooto...
NEWS BY CABLE. THE WAR IN THE EAST. The Capture of Wei-Hai-Wei EFFECTED BY TORPEDO BOATS. Desperate Naval Battles. LONDON, February 8. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
NEWS -BY CABLE. THE WAS IN THE EAST. The Capture of Wei-HaiVWei EFFECTED BY TORPEDO BOATS. Desperate Naval Battles. ? ? ] ('Sunday Times' Special Message.) London, February 8. Tvat« particulars re the c&ptura pf the Wei-: Hai-Wei forts show that the final successes of the Japs were achieved at night by the &id of torpedo boats. The Chinese resistance was very stubborn. The Chinese ironclad, Ting Yuen, was sunk on the first night of attack. On the ensuing evening the -Jnen i uen was sunn, ,&amirai Ting, who was on board one of the Chinese boats, made his escape. The jatjs pursued and sunk the boat on which he* was, and Ting and all on board went down.] The Japs are now marching west from Wei-Hai-Wei, and anticipated another fcattle would take place shortly. i 1 An attack on Cheffoo is expected, and the gates of tbe city have been closed. The ? Chinese aro making great preparations to yesiat the attack.