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ALLEGED FRAUD ON A BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
ALLEGED FRAUD ON A MM. At the Central Police Court yesterday, before Mr. Addison, S.M., Arthur Palmer Little, 27, clerk, and Ernest George Little, 25, clerk, both natives of Queensland, were charged with conspiring together to cheat and defraud the Australian Joint Stock Bank of divers large sums of mon6y. The tacts were not gone into. Accused were ai-rested the previous night by Detectives Roche and Rochaix, and the latter asked fer a rein and until Friday. He mentioned that substantial bail would be required in tho case, particularly of Arthur Palmer. Accused were undefended, and a remand was granted till Friday, bail being fixed at .£200 each and two sureties of .£100 each.
MR. REID REPLIES TO SIR H. PARKES. NEVER TOADIED TO HIM. The Begging on the other Side. MR. REID AS A NON-READER. Sir Henry's Political Bile. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
MR. REID REPLIES TO SIR H. PARKES. SEVER TOADIED TO HIM, The Begging on the Otlier Side, JUL SgID AS A N0MEAPJ5& ? Sir Henry's Political Bile. Some severe attacks upon Mr. G. H. Raid by Sir Henry Parkes having lately appeared in the Press, a representative of the Sun day Times yesterday called upon Mr. Reid immediately upon his return from Hobart, and asked if he desired to make any reply to Sir Henry's statements. Mr. Reidsaid he had only seen tho articles since his arrival in Sydney, and had not had time to do moro than glance at them. He, however, tcok up a copy of an evening paper containing the report of an interview with Sir Henry Parkes, which he read in the presence of cur representative. Mr. Reid, on concluding the perusal of the article, said, with a smile : ' Sir Henry Parkes, in his last frenzied attempt to overthrow a Freetrade and Federation Government, has desconded to ransack liis memory for material for a number of petty insults, which only excites in my own...
THIS MAGICIANS WAND. The Water Bore Transforming Arid Australia. ARTESIAN WELLS AND IRRIGATION. They Will Create Miracles. Minister Smith Taking Practical Action. Works of vast Importance—What Has Been Done—And Proposals for the Future—An Interesting Interview. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
MM MAGICIAN'S WAND, The Water Bore TraMomiiig Arid Australia. ARTESIAN WELLS AND IRRIGATION. Tliey Will Create Miracles. ' Slittlsteip j Smith Taking Practical Action. Works of tast Importance — What Has Deea Done— And Proposals for th& future — An Interesting . Interview. It Jjas often been truly said, but never thoroughly realised by croakers at home and sceptics abroad, that New South Wales is ono of the richest countries, if not ?absolutely tho richest, in natural resources, on tho face of the earth. With her w ool, coal, and jjrecious metals she occupies a foremost place, evon in the present un developed state of theso industries. Then it has boen frequently demonstrated that She can GROW ALMOST ANYTHING that is grown anywhere on the habitable globe. The only drawback ia, in some portions, tho drought and uncertain rainfall, and theugh it has boon proved beyond doubt that it only needed tho artesian bore, likd a magician's wand, to transform those parched e.roas into ve...
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. Oub duty moves ns to publicly acknowledge for ourselvos, and on behalf of all the Syrian people of Sydney, what nobody can deny, viz., tbo great good Joseph George Malouf has done for his countrymen in New South Wales from the time he came here up to the present — his kindness and favors to everyone. For one J. B. Manouk has, to our indignation, taken upon himself to write in the newspapers to show that Joseph Malouf was speaking against the Syrian people. Wo regret, in deed, that anything reflecting upon Mr. Malouf, who so little deserves tbe same, should have been published, especiallj' a3 upon read ing the papers it is seen that Mr. Malouf has not really so spoken. Wo aro all Turkish subjects, and do not wish to deny our dependence, and we wili not dispute the kindness which our Turkish Government lias shown towards us ; but, at tho same time, we must not forgot that by living in Australia we have been placed in tho country in the same favor as the Aus...
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. LETTERS TO THE EDIT0E. [The Editor does n»t hold himself responsible i for the opinions expresied by correspondents.] Glebe 'Bases. — 'Enquirer' writes to com plain of what ho considers an injustice to which the owners of the Glebe-Atreet 'bus was subjeoted in being fined at the instanco of an employ^ of a rival company for waiting a few | minutes for passengers at Newtown-road, whilst the opposition 'buses are, so he alleges, allowed to loiter at the Bame locality. A Bluejacket's Grievance. — A correspon dent; serving on board one of Her Majesty's ships, lately engaged in surveying on the West Coast of Africa, but which recently sailed for Hobart, writes to complain of harsh and unjust treatment of the Boamen. He states that some of the men, after slightly exceeding their leave, were brought up on a trumped-up oharge of riotous conduct, and refused a hear ing in their own defence. A North Sydney Nuisance. — 'R.W.' writes to oall attention to a nuisance in Europ...
CIVIL SERVICE. VI.—WORKS DEPARTMENT. Why the Railways Do Not Pay, THE FAULT OF THE CONSTRUCTION BRANCH. Row £300,000 a Year Can be Saved. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
CIVIL SERVICE. VI.— W0BKS DEPABTMENT, Why the Railways Do J*ot Pay, THIS JTAUI/r Qjp1 T11J5 CQUSTJiJJCTIOH slum flow £300,000 a Year Cgn be Saved. (By the '- Sunday Times' CommibsioSeb.) The Railway Commissioners in their last annual report point out that although almost every railway line ia the colony at the present traffic rates clears actual work ing expenses even under tho depressed conditions, in far too rnanv instances the original amount expended in connection with the construction of certain lines is so enormous that annual receipts fail to balance interest on the works. THE EXPLANATION OF THIS state of affairs liaa in tho fact that tha Con struction Branoh is still under political and Departmental influence and control. Once a lino is constructed the task of making it pay is banded over to the unhappy Commissioners, who are oxpeotod to make up by tho closest economy and most unremitting vigilanoe for the initial blunders of the Works Department. This is truly a curious sta...
A COMMENDABLE ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
A C0MMEN DA BLR ENTERPRISE. Some time back the Sunday Times advocated the formation of a company or.co-oporative association of Europeans for tho purpose of raising vegetables for the supply of city and suburbs, as against the monopoly enjoyed by tho ChiuoSo in tho matter of market garden ing. It is gratifying to see that at last something definite has been decided upon in this direction. A company lias acquired 1900 acres oh George's River, near Campbelltown, which it is intended to dispose of in lots. Purohasors of sections will bo dealt with in tho matter of advances and othor aids, and on a guarantee that a regulfir 3iipply will bo kept up the company will undertake to puroha'se all vegetables grown at current market rates, thoro being 110 commission or other charges except a small item por cwt. for carriage. Tho company will also see that the vegetables are stored properly ond delivered to customers in good, wholesome condition. As has often been pointed out, it 6hly needs the ...
GOLD-MINING FOR THE UNEMPLOYED. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
GOLD-MLNINCt FOR TliE UNEM PLOYED. A tujblic meeting for the consideration of tho Rdv. Joseph Campbell's sohome for finding employment on the goldfields for many of tho present unemployed is to bo held at tho Sohool of Arts, Pitt-street, on Wednesday evening next, when tho chair will be taken by tbe Hon. J. See, M.L.A., and several prominent publio men will speak. Mr. Campboll, who is well known to be an experienced practical geologist, has seleoted a oapital spot in which to commence operations, and it is believed . that if the pnblio can be induced to tako an nntorest 111 the movement great things will be accomplished towards promoting tho end in view. ?
ALLEGED LARCENY AT MOSMAN'S BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
ALLEGED LAHCKN1 AT MOS MAN'S BAY. On February 4 Mrs. Bickles, a resident of Mosman'e Bay, reported to tho North Sydney polioe that during her absouco 011 the abovo dato watches and jowellory valued at .£23, tho proporty of two lodgers who wore staying in the houso, were abstraoted. Tho matter was placed iu the hands of Ssrgt. Bronnan and Constablo Wearin, who yesterday arrested a man named Alfred .Yernot on a chargo of having committed the robbory. Tho accused is 53 years of age, nnd will appear at the North Sydney Polioe Court to-morrow. In recognition of the splendid services rendered yesterday week, when the boats were most satisfactorily handled during, the great gale, the Manly Co-operative Steam Ferry Company have given thoir bands all *ound an extra day's pay.
A SUCCESSFUL MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
A SUCCESSFUL EIISSION. As an example of indefatigable perse verance, resulting in a large measure of financial success, tho mission of the Rev. W. G. Taylor, who has just returned from a lecturing tour through England and America, with the object of raising money to pay off the debt on tho Centenary Hall property in York-street, is well worthy of notice. It appears that in tho compara tively short period of one year and nine months ho was absent he has succeeded in gathering a sum of JM000, a fact which Bpeaks volumes for the taient as well as the industry of the lecturer. Presuming that Mr. Taylor spoke on Australian subjects, and he could luirdly avoid doing so directly or indirectly, ho lias no doubt rendered good service by disseminating a knowledge of the characteristics and resources of this country amongst the British and American peoples. At nil events, his reception and the results of his mission shows that he has not unworthily sustained the credit and repu tation of Austr...
A SLOW PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
A SLOW PAY. Last Sunday we gave publicity to a very reasonable complaint in reference to delay in paying persons who undertake the caro of boarded-oufe State children. The result has been satisfactory to those who were bo long kept without their money. Some ex planation should, however, be forthcoming as to the cause. Tho same remarks apply exactly to the complaints of delay in handing over the slender pay of the P.P. forces. There ie a great deal too much of this description of negligence in the Public Service generally, and it will probably be necessary to say something more about it. ;
CARRYING CORPSES. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
CARRYING CORPSES. J The Railway authorities explain in con nection with the charge of 13 a mile for : carrying corpses that their minimum charge is less than that .prevailing on the . English railways. The charge is, never theless, very high, and b-e.-ars heavily on persons already weighed down by misfor tune. But the explanation of the Railway people is none the less reasonable. They point out that coffins cannot be carried an any part of ..the ordinary train, and that a hearse carriage ha-s consequently to be put ' on, and the charge for this of course cannot be considered exceptioual.
LIBERTY OP AN H.P. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
LIBERTY OF AN H.P. Members op Paeliament have many privi- : leges, but it is time the liberty which they enjoy of monopolising the time of Ministers : and under-eecretaries in the various de partments to the exclusion and annoyance of the public, was checked. Some of them : are more assertive than the Ministers, and if messengers don't run after them they are promptly xeported. -
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
PERSONAL, Lady Parkes continues in delicate health. Sir Geo. Dibbs is in accord with Sir Henry Parkes. Mr. Reid likens Sir Henry Parkes to ' & civilised Polar bear.' Mr. Reid put on much weight during the Hobart series of picnic?. 'Mr. Reid has no constructive ability, although he is an admirablo critic.' — Sir George Dibbs. It is said that Lord Brassey makes it a rule to save a third ot his vast income every year. Sir Henry Parkes' late allusions to hia former colleagues have not . been in par ticularly good taste. We have reason to believe that after the 24th May ensuing the Premier will be known as Sir Geo. Reid. Sir Geo. Dibbs considers that at 'Cabinet tricks' he will never look on Hon. T. M. Slattery's like again. Many happy returns on Tuasday to Mr. Harrie Wood, Under-Secretary for Minei and Agriculture, born February 12, 1S37. Hon. 'Tom' Slattery walked into the banqueting hall accompanied by the Cardinal, He had the full benefit of clergy at his political funeral. M...
HOTEL ARRIVALS GRAND HOTEL, WAVERLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
FTOTF.T, A'R/RTVAT.S Gkand Hotel. Waverley. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Herrmann and fauiily, Coonamble ; Mrs. Manchie a»id family, Kempsoy; Misses Welmans, Quirindi ; Mrs and Mrs, Seale and family, Warreii ; Mi'., Mrs., and Misses Barnetts; ,T. Miinro, EBq., Hong Kong; W. Thompson, Esq., Fiji; Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose, Victoria ; A. Agnew, Brisbane.
TOM SLATTERY'S POLITICAL WAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
TOM SLATTERY'S POLITICAL WAKE. Shuro, 'twas eating aud drinking, and speeoh making fine ; M'Mulliou was present, with Copoland and Lylie, And mimbers, musicians, and lawyers galote * And they ate, and thoy ate till they couldn't cat more, Till they couldn't eat more : Not a ha'pennorth more. Chorus. There was lashings abd lavings of turkey and ham ; They gorged and they guzzled beef, mutton, aud la,mb ; They poliBbed ice-crames and Frinch dishes and cakc ; 'Twas a broth of a banquet was Slattery's wake. M'Mullion stood up, and sez he, ' I am here To throw me mimento on Slattery's ' bier.' ' ' 'Tis Toohoy, ye mane,' said soino innocent bloke. And they laughed at the tables because of the joke. They laughed till they couldn't laugh more, Not a blessed bit more. Chorus. Oh, 'twas lively and joyful with laughtei and jest, Each guest w&3 full up from his neck to hia chest. And 'twas thought by the waithors that something Would break If thoy didn't stop drinking at Slattory'a wake...
NOTES ON THE MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 10 February 1895
NOTES ON THE MATCH. (By 'Not Out.') Sid. Gregory was eleoted oaptain of the New South Wales team, and Percy M'Donnell aoted in a like capacity for the Banana landers. Percy M'Donnell owed his fall to a fino one hand catoh at mid-on by M'Kibben, who took a hard ball hieh. Coningham and M'Donnell eaoh played with great care. The left-hander in poking out at one snicked it into his wioket. Bradley's batting was of tho stonewall charaoter in the morning, but waa a shade brisker after lunoheon. The Queensland innings olosed at ten minutes to 5 for 106 runs, the last seven wickets added only 7 runs. M'Kibben took three for 2 and Iredale three* for 1 after the adjournment. Altogether M'Kibben oaptured five wiokets for 10, and bowled splendidly, breaking both ways. The fielding was exoellent Howell effecting two good catches in the slips, Gregory at extra mid-off, and M'Kibben at mid-on secur ing a very fine one eaoh, Trumper also fielding cleverly, whilst Kelly was at hia best at the wicke...