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TO-DAY'S EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
TO-DAY'S EVENTS. r Sydney Meelncie?' School of Arts, lecture, "Prias under the Empire," Mr. G. ID. GL. osslp. AMUS?neRrs. 'Theatro Royl, "Cinderella." New Opera House, "Aeron the Continent." Olyme0 , "Mother Goose and the Bchamteld Academy of Musio, Federal Mlinstrels. Ilelmoro Park, W?oodyor's Circus. Australian Wcxworks, open from 10 a.m 0 tilt 10 p.m. ookekook's Art Exhibition, 374, Georgeostreooet. I Sydney Driving 'ark Club, trotting match. Agri. cultur.l Ground, afternoon. Handball mtchl, Sackpool's IIotel, Elizabeth. Btreet soutlh, 3 p.m. looro Park, Znologiiel Gardens, open from 10 n.m. till 0 p.m. Protestnnt Hall, Cnttiers' Peoplo's Concert. Now Oddfellows' hIall, Empson's Entertainment. Waxworks and Glnssablowor' Exhibitlon, open all day and evenicg. Sydnoy Yachlt ClubI Squadro - Fonrth.clasa N.S.W. Gan Club--Woodblno's Tropyp. SydnoeyAmanteur Sailing Club--Mathoes. Sydney Amatucr SailingDlngy Club-Champion.
THE VERY BEST SOCIETY. A TALE OF QUEENSLAND BUSH LIFE. CHAPTER I.—THE BULLOCK-DRIVER'S CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
THE VERY BEST SOCIETY. A TALE OF QUEENSLAND BUSH LIFE. BY EDWARD LEVAN. CHAPTER I.--.TIE BULLOCE-DRIVEa's CAMPr. "Hi ! Hallo ! Turn out there, you swell cove, and put that Billy on! Thinkyou've come out on a blooming picnic, eh? Want your boofs blacked, p'raps, before yer turns out P? Blow me if ever I seed such a cove to take it out of the blankets." " All right I all right!"replied apevish voice from what resembled a roll of blan kets, and then the possessor of the voice slowly shook his covering from him, and, sitting up, gazed about him with an ex pression of the most intense loathing and disgust. His bed had been the earth, maid his covering the bullock-dray with which he was travelling. Over the whole dray and its' loading'a black tarpaulin had been Spread the night previous, which reached to the ground and formed the walls of the shelter. This had served as the sleeping .apartments of four men. Two of them had occupied Mother Earth, and the other two had " bunks," formed of s...
AQUATICS. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
AQUATICS. JANUARY, ! . N.S.W. RSowing Assooiation Annual meeotin 16. Doublo Slay Amnatcr Smiling Club. 20. National Rogutta. Entrion close Sasturday Jaunuary 10. 30. Smith's landicap Trophy Rnen. Woolloomooloo Iar Roegatta Xnnnlaar. 18. Pyrmont Regattn. rAncll. 20. Ialmain Annoal Rogn.tta. t110AL SYDNlYn YACIHT OQUADRoN.1 Fourtih.class raco, priz ;20, January 9. Thiird.cl ain race, prize £25. January 18. Second.clans ramo, prlro C25. January 28. First-lanss mcn, prizo 235, January 30. (onsnodorn's prize, £20, ambruary 6. SYDNET0 AMIATEUR BALINW OLUID, Tho follow iothoe prorammo of the racos to bo sailed durnig ?smaon 1M.80:- January 9.--Oemn hoats, 24 foot; halftdoeko Janursy .?.-O-1. boats, 22 foot; open boats, 20 foot. Februanry O.--IInlf.dekeod boats oer 25 footi Imlf-ldeetol boats,, 22 foot. o'lroary 20.-Hurry.nkurry race for open boat"; dao. do., for lml.dm5ekld Ib?ats, March 6.--laif.docket bo"ta,. oovr 2 foot and not axccrding 25 foot; half.dooktd boats, 20 foot and unler. Ma...
GOLD DISCOVERY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. HERBERTON, DEC. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
GOLD DISCOVERY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. HERBERTON, DIc. 28. Mr. James Farrell, of this town, has ce coived a letter from Mr. Joseph M Cague in Western Australia dated the 2nd of October. Mr. M'Cagueo states that the party of which he is a member, discovered payable gold at Elvira Creek, which is one of the head waters of the Ozd River. The party could only stay a week,owing to the scarcity of water, but during tbrt time they obtained looz. of. coarse gold. M'Cague and party have applied for a re ward claim, which, of course, will be awarded to them by the West Australian Government, they being the fiisttodiscover payable gold in that colony. M'Cagae de precates a rush atpresent, and points out the difflculti~i and dangers to be encoun tered by the miner. He state' that ib is . his belief that a large field will be opened up. Tko announcement has caused con siderable excitement here as M'C..gae is known to all, having been in business in Herberton for some time, andpossesses the reputat...
THOROUGHBRED STALLIONS FOR INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
TIEOROUGHI3R'ED STALLIONS FOR INDIA. In connection with the demand for thoroughbred stallions in India, the fol lowing letter has boon received by the HIIoun. . Reeve3 in reference to the class of thorounhbred stallions required by the \Indian Governmnent, and it will be interest to breeders in Now Zen id as explaining the stamp of horse b t suited for exportation to Tndia:- '~co of General Superintendent Horse breing Operations in India, Simla, Octo 29, 1881. To the Hon. WV. Roeev irector Middlo Park Stud, Christ church, w Zealand.-Doar Sir-Colonel Bon. W? u, a;r torQf Army Remount Operations for India, has since his return from Australia, reported to the Govern ment of India that very superior tho rough-bred stallions, possessing great power and good boned legs, are ob tainable in some parts of the Aus tralian colonies. 2. I therefore have the pleasure to address you, as Colonel Williams informs. me that he feels sure you will be kind enough to render assistance in informing inten...
A VERY GREAT SWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
A VERY GREAT SWELL. A French paper is responsible for the following curious statement: A London swell who owns neither lands nor dogs, but who has a credit with some tailor, and who can make a pretty good figure, announces to all his acquaintances that he is off for the chase. He quits his lodgings, saying he shall be absent eight or ten days, and buries himself in an obscure part of the city. On the day fixed for his return, he puts on a hunting cos tume of the most admirable out, and strollstowardsthe splashing-house. There, for the modest sum of thleo shillings, he causes himself to be splashed from head to foot. These singular shops have mud from every county, principally from those where the. chase is best. They are luxuriously furnished with mirrors and a wooden horse. .The bargain for the mud is made with the greatest gravity. On the. appearance of our dandy the groom of the establilsmont asks, "From what country does the gentleman wish to return? Staffordshire? Derbyshiro?" ...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
SWIMMING. Many instructions for learning how to swim have been published, but we fear that .only in a few instances have they proved of any advantage. Here, however, is a description from Dr. Marshall, show ing how simple and easy it is to learn to swim:-" In the act of swimmingthe body lies in, but near the surface of the water, and not quite horizontally, thle head being inclined somewhat upwards and thrown back, so as to sink as much of the hinder part of the cranium as possible, and to throw the face above, with the breathing apertures, the nostrils and mouth, up wards and forwards out of the water. A progressive motion is accomplished by p!acing the hands together in front of the sternuim or breast-bone, darting them for ward in the middle line, then sweeping them out with the fingers in contact, the palms overted and turned slightly down wards, through a part of the circle and lastly bringing them quickly inwards to ward the front of the sternum again. In the meantime, whilst ...
WHY YOUNG GIRLS SHOULD NOT MARRY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
WHY YOUNG GIRLS SHOULD NOT MARRY. A very young girl is certainly not capable of choosing a husband. She takes it for granted that men are always as she sees them in society-polite, friendly, and on their good behaviour. If she marries early in life the man.who happens to please her fancy, she learns to her sorrow that in nine cases out of ten a man at home and a man in society are widely different beings. Five years at that period of life pro duce a great change in opinions and feelings. We frequently come to detest at 25 what. we admired at 16. .We.ad vanice from the taffy-candy and peanut age to the era of gumdrops and matron glaces, and even in later years to lose our yearnings for those dainties. Similar changes take place in the moral and spiritual nature. Why should we feel the same toward, persons in after life, when we have learned to distinguish between the false and the true, the bad and good, any more than we should like dime novels after we have become acquainted with Th...
SPORTING. TURF FIXTURES. 1886. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
SPORTING. TURF PIXTURES. 1884. AANUAnr. 13.14. BoRg a (u nl). It1 15. Tasmalian Turf Club. 2., 21, ?. Taamunina llRclrng Club. 23. Uusohlll ua Club. L4, 2. Junro Iacing Club. 26. Bdneoy Turf Club, Ilandwirk. Hrdlio. Janmary 18. S30. Geelon g B.C. 1. Ooulburn Bummor aceo leettig. 10. Wlndsor Farm Racing Clubh. Eatr?i, ?tuiy 10 Fnuauanr. 84. orBmidwood T. C. 3, 4. Now Englaed. 3, 4. Now Englnnd Annual, 4.?. Tomurn J.C. 1 and 18. Bauhruot Turf Club 27, Rlonehill. 11, 13. Newoautle J.C" 13. Victoria Amautur T.C. 151. lurrowa J.C. 28. Canterbury Park Ra Olub I, 25. Crooukwel J.C. - Glenu Inne. 25, 2. Eurrangong Turf Club. 27. YE. C. Autumn. 3,4. Moroo Racing Club. .6. V. It. C. Autumn •11,8..Oundagl JockeyOClab 24; 25. rumul T.O. .a bury 1'ack B ae Clu 10; Iloubhill. 5.16. lawkeuebu7y B. Club, 2,027. Cauterbury (8N.Zr.) 1. Cltuaterblury Park lace Cla 17. ouohll. 31. Cantcrbury rark Rao CIl Amumur. 2. Ilo ,,? ,'l. 4. Looblll. Co. Ooronuu. 2. Roaebill. 4. OCauterbury Park Rao OClub '9. Por...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
Publico Company. f[18 01SUR1D. AL NOMP E DES ONE MILLIONES M ARITIMES. DIRECT STEA COMMUNICATION FROM SYDNEY to ARSEILLES, via MELBOURNE, AD10 E LAIDE, MAURITIUS, and SUEZ CANAL, BOOKING PASSENGERS THROUGH to LONDON, OVERLAND, via MAR dEILLES. Steamers under postal contract with the Government of France. The service is carried on by powerful' steamers of 4000 tons and 8000 effective h.p., built expressly for the Australian and New Caledonian line, which Wrill be despatched as follows: " Leavo Leavo Steamer. Commander. Sydney at Melboarne I OON. atl p.m. ydney ,.. Paydoot ... Joban. 26 OJan.55 aladzio ... Bllard l b. 23 eb.27 Oseanten ... Ddir . and thenceforth every 28 days. Rates of passage money to Marseilles from £23 to £65, including table wines and the Suez Canaldues oh passengers. RETURN TICKETS issued at the fol lowing rates: 1st class 2ad class. 3rd clas? Available montha...£15 ... Xp4 ... £40 Available 12 months... 115 ,. 2 ... 492 N.B-Passeengerse' luggage conveyedfree of ...
ATHLETICS. FIXTURES. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
ATHLETICS. FIXTWIRES. JANUArY. 9. Lake GoorgoShefld ITandifap, 70 guineas and gold modal. 9. Bungendore Shefield IIandicap, 0£70 I andl 6.-NO wcetlo Sheloield Handicap. Hanodl. cape, December 29. Acceptances, January 9. 15, 10. IIurlinHham Handicap, Brighton Park, Melburnoe. Entries. Saturday, th; handi. caps, 12th ; acceptances, 14th. L8. Wolunda Athletic Club Sport. 20. Dathurut Sheffield cndcap. Entries, Jan. nary 0. !0. East Maitland Athletic Gathering. 20. Crledonian Sporta Parkes 6. laneoy Shetielnd Handio?p (2H0) and Sports. MAncn. 18 11 20. Sir Joseph Buak's Handicap. Entrles clos Fobrnmry 2. Handicap. February 15. Acceptances. March O. Arnc.. 24.2. Stawell (Vic.( Athletic Club (Eastor Gdt, £100(. Enatcies arch 5.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
COURSINHG. The Now South Wales Coursing Club hold the following mootings during thg your : ILoy 14 end 15, at Woodstocl-Dorbl,y Oako Car. rington Cup, &o. Juno It and 10, at Woodstook-Tho St. Logor, Waterloo Cup, and Wktorloo Purso. Ausgut 6 and 7, at "Woodtook--Sydnsn Cup. - urso, and Pblato.
MAKING BANK NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
MAKING BANK NOTES. The following clever trick was recently played upon an avaricious French land lord by a poor, wretched engraver who had got into arrears with his rent: "Give me a little time," said thetenant, "I have discovered a means of paying you soon." "Bah !" returned the landlord, incredu lously. "How, I should like to know ?" "Look hero," replied the ongraver, taking a hundred-franc note mysteriously from a drawer, "that's my last piece of work." "Did you do it i" "Certainly." " You yourself-and not the Bank of France P" "No, it's my work." "Will you trusc me with it for half-an hour ?" And the landlord took the note, and hurried off to the bank. -There they assured him that it was perfectly good, and finally changed it for him. As he hurried hback to his lodger the wretched man's head fairly swam with visions of untold wealth. "My good fellow," he cried, on reaching the house, all out of breath, "how clever you are ! Why don't you make thousand-franc notes P" "For the ver...
SHIPPING. VESSELS TO ARRIVE AT SYDNEY, EXCLUSIVE OF COASTERS AND INTERCOLONIAL VESSELS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
SHIPPING. VESSELS TO ARRIVE AT SYDNEY, EXCLU. SIVE OF COASTERS AND INTER. COLONIAL VESSELS. T'n. Whe Doto of Name aond Rig. n'ge From. Saii bbio Carver, l ... 3Boston .. Ot 15 Agnes Oswald, eh .. --Sapns Amalfi, s .. 1931 amborg ... or. 15 Amoy sh .. Liverpool Anna Wictorot, h.. 5 urg ... Sop.14 Argoue, sh 5 150 tareeo, ss ., - Lodo' tolrt, sh .. - Yap. Nov. obay, s .. Lodon Bleidwood, btie . 950 Hornurg .I Sop. 14 dritishIsles, sh .39 Lotdo - 12ueephalus 11 A aido .No 11I Caliornia, q0 75P Gmbl. CamUlda, sh.. - Lodo - Cape Clear, lqo - Lierpool Cope Comorin, h ... - Lod - Ccrro Allegro, bqo .. - Chroto Chollerton, s 1731 Loudo? s .,OOt. 23 City of lombnry, sh - Lodo City of Cotinth, h ... - Lodo Coldinghane, ah 1059 Now York ... Sop. 20 Colusa, bqo . 1188 F Dlkloy... CrunmockWter, 5Hull Cumbrln, 1b 1 053 ...SO Crtty Sark, si L CyniEea, bqo ... 11 Emoek, s .., iddleso' Ot. 20 Eaton HallR, sh 177 Liverpool Elba, bq .. -Shields .Ag. Elznbeth, bqo 61 Frdritadt Aug.25 fomma, bqo. i 319 ...
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. HOBART, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. (PROrM OU OOWN CORiESPONDENTS.) HOBART, Tnus DAY. At the inquest on Mrs. Johnstone, the victim of the Colleen Dawn disaster, the verdict was accidental death, and that there was no evidence atoaching blame to any one. The river is now in high flood, 'and no other bodies are likely to be recovered. Heavy rains are faling throughout the island, and floods are impouding. The steamer Gleng.il,. from' London November 13, arrived yetoriday. She has 155 passengers for Sydney and Mel bourne; all well. The voyage wan rough, but'uneventful, and no casualty occurred. Sheleaves on S .turday for Meobourne. D, ~uctivo bush fires have been raging at Southport and Cygnet, Underwood and Surge's Ly. Miles of fencing and tram way have been destroyed, and the build ings were only saved by the strenuous effoltsaof.the settlers. i
A TIGER ADVENTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
A TIGER ADVENTURE. A singular instance of intrepidity took place at Agozdo, near Goa, on the 2lst of March, 1809. " Early in the morning a're port was" received at the cantonments that a large cheeotur had been seen on the rocks near the sea. About nine o'clock a number of'oficers and men assembled at the spot whoro ib' was said Lo hasso bean seen, when, after some search the animal was discovered to be in the recess of an immense rock; dogs were sent in, in the hopes of starting him, bit without effect, they having returned with several wounds. Lieutenant Evan Davis, of the 7th Regi ment, attempted to enter the don, but was obliged to return, finding the passage extremely narrow and dark. He, how ever, attempted it a second time with a pickaxe in his hand, with which he re moved some obstructions that were in the way; and having proceeded a few yards, he heard a noise, which hb conceived to be that of the animal in question. He then returned, and communicated this to Lieut. Threw, ...
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. BALLINA, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 9 January 1886
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. (Fnos or OWN COiuasrPOaENTS.)" BALLINA, This DAT. The vessels that were bar-bound for. two days, left yesterday morning for Sydney. They were trhe Amphitrite, schooner, and the steam eu Tomki, Tinonee, P' typus, and Riehmord. The Richmond was nearly loti croseing the outer bar. She was delayed from grounding-on the inner crossing; then ho? tow-rope broke, and she was drivcn into the breakers. The dredge l'^s been M]id up for three weeks, and the men are away for the holidays. Tbeir service~ ae- badly re quired to dredge the na-row channel. An inquiry ought to be made into the sense less p,-mitting of a whole crew to go away for three weeks when their services were badly wanted. EUSTON. Tins DAY. The total rainfall has been one inch eighty-five points. The weather is clear ing up now and we have a splendid day, nice and cool. BRAIDWOOD, Trres Dar. n. faddrell, District Commissioner in Insolvency, conducted the cecond meeting in the estate of John Barrett, formerly ...