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School of Arts for West Balmain. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 16 August 1884

School of Arts for West Balmain. J : ' A public meeting, convened by advertisement, was held in St. Thomas' schoolroom; West Balmain, , on Thursday evening,, to take ;ii)to consideration the desirability of establishing a School' of 'Arts in the neighbourhood of Dar-~ ling and Weston streets for the use of residents in that portion of the borough. . There was a representative attendance of ; ratepayers. His Worship the Mayor (Mr J. Oamerpn) presided, Apologies fqr non-attendance were read from the Rev. E. D. Madgwick, and Aldiermen 'Han- cook, Milne, and Buolianan. The, Mavob stated that Mr Garrard,- M.P., had intended to be present, but was too unwell to take part in the meeting. Mr Cameron then explained the object for which the meeting was called and expressed great ? pleasure at' being present to, help in so good a work,, , He said .a well-conducted School of Arts would tend .to cultivate the moral and infelleot'unl faculties of the rising generation. Balmain' ' badly Wanted suo...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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Presbyterian Church, Campbell-street, Balmain. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 16 August 1884

Presbyterian Church, Campbell-street, Balmain. In accordance with an advertisement in out last issue, the Rev. Dr. Steeel, of Sydney, de livered a lecture in the above church; entitled ' The New Hebrides,'' on Wednesday evening, before a large, audience. Mr. James Mac donald occupied the chair, and in a few appro priate remarks introduced the lecturer. After referring to the sighting of the islands by the Spanish navigator De Quiros, in the sixteenth century, and the discovery of the .various islands between 1768 and' 1774 by Bougain ville and Captain Cook, the lecturer showed: a . map of the islands by means of magic lantern slides, and afterwards the sceues of Captain Cook's death at Hawaii, the mutiny on the Bounty, and the wreck of ? H. M.S. Pandora. ;Dtinng; the evening the Bev. Dr.' Steel showed mo less than sixty-three elides, some or which were portraits of the .pioneer missionaries Rev. John Williams, who was murdered at Eromanga in 1839 and eaten, Bishop Selwyn, ; the : Re...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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BALMAIN POLICE COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST 11. (Before Mr. J. M. Marsh, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 16 August 1884

BALMAIN POLICE COUJEtT. , ? - Monday, August ll. ? i^.. (Before Mr. J. M. Marsh, S.M.) . . George Clarke was brought before the Beach under ' warrant, charged .with unlawfully iinoiting Charles Matliison to resist apprehen ? sion.in Mort-street, on Thursday, 7th * instant. v It, appeared that Constable, Bead Tva's arresting Mnthison on a warrant of distress, when Clarke interfered and advised the prisoner to resist. The, Bench fined- (Jlarke 40a or 14 days in \ Darlinghurst. Jolin; .Parker and John Wright, for being under -the-influence of intoxicants, were com {tolled to pay Cs each. !. .. 3]hos. Jaryivfor;usjng indecent language in ; 1 Reynolds-street, was mulct in a penalty of 40s, ;;in'default a fortnight's Accommodation, within stone walls'. . .

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Gossiping Corner. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 16 August 1884

- Gossiping Corner. Your Saturday night1 reporter ; would, I presume, Mr.' Editor, be pleased at the orowded state of Darling-street on the 9th instant, and his eagle eye would ho doubt closely follow the Salvation Army with' the hope of getting a good paragraph, or hear ing Bome new ideas about religion. With the latter bbjeot I was attracted' bv the martial sounds of. the '^Halleluiah -Brass I Band' to the vicinity of :thertJnity Hall [Hotel. The leading company of the Army . . there, the rear guards closed, up, arid, after singing a ,f[ew verses of their pe suKar hymns, all Mnds dropped on their knees (very hard gr6urid for human flesh to kneel on though). ! I listened attentively to a couple of them hold forth, but on the third beginning I -vent away, rather dis mayed. He said, Mr. Editor, ' Oh, Lord, help these .sinners., | All! outside here are going to hell as'fast'aB they oan.' I oaught eight of the flaming red paint on Nuroombe's shop and it scared me. li I thought to my se...

Publication Title: Balmain Observer And Western Suburbs Advertiser
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FRIDAY, AUGUST, 15th. (Before Mr. J. M. Marsh, S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 16 August 1884

Friday; Augubt, 15th. (Before Mr. J: M. Marsh, .S.M.)' O (JB. iDillon for; being drunk was fined 20s,. . ? O Snspedtbr bf Nuisances V H.' B.'Vaughan, agent for property situate in Balmain. These pro'ceedincB were taken against defendant for allowing a water closet to overflow on premises . ! in.'Beynolds street; The oase' occupied a con siderable time and resulted in the magistrate suggesting that it ' should be withdrawn as the defendant had complied with the bylaws The case. was, withdrawn op the .? defendant paying £1 6s costs ? : Elizabeth Kirk v Geo Balsham This was a case-of: threatened; assault and-resulted iu.the defendant having: to pay 20s., costs & 1 9s 4d J. Holt v J, Spooner, assault ; postponed for ? a fortnight

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 16 August 1884

VISIT , DOWLING'8 BOOT SHOPS, IN . BR8.K I N' E- S :T R; |B b' t, ' Arid No. 2, Market Buildings, George-street, ? ' ' SIDNEY, ? For Boots and' Shoes r ; WB guarantee' : to give 'the Best'Talnd in ! i Boots and1 Shoes to be had ih1 Sydri^y* or /elsewhere., ; , noil .1 — — . ' : ' Ml i! Boots and Shoes for - Infants from Is per paieho''-i unusoxi ? Boots and Shoes for Boys and 'Girls from! 6d -perpair.-'i-', -1'- lii- 'irii; 'Boots, 'arid 'Shoes' fdr' Ladies from -3a 6d per ' '^air.i: K;i ? ? ? ? ? »- , i Shoes . for jTouths from ^'lid per Vl pair. . . y ', !.'; Boots and Shoos for Gents from6s 6d- per pair. Ladies'' Button and Elastic-side Boots in Gliisie ' ; Kid-and Blissian Leather: ' ' Ladies' Shoes to Button, Lace, and Elastic. Children's Shoes with Buckles, Straps, : andElastic. Children's High-leg Lace Boots (just the thing ' '' ,' for school wear.) ;' y. NEW !G06DS;.A)iRIVING 'BYi®yEBT STteAMEB. 'ft ' ' NOTE ! THE;!,ADPWisSE;S^ yf. v ;!; DOWLTNG'S, ' : : - ; 4T eRSKIXfi 8TRB...

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13. (Before Mr. J. M. Marsh, S.M.) . [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 16 August 1884

, 1 I ; Is ?- ' ' ? -i... Wednesday, August 13. (Before Mr. J. M. , Marsh, S.M.) Mary Mason was convicted of drankeness ? and fined' 10s. or foi'tyieight hours, . 1 :;;Qeo. Bradfield, W.:Hajdon, and W. White, ^for. .drinking more beer than they could carry, ' , and; thus becoming an annoyance to, the, p.ub-.'' lie,' were requested to hand Her Majesty- 1,0s.. '?eacn.- ? ? ?t-i : Henry Lambert,' for offending against decea-' ,:oy,wa8 fined 10s. or four days. i ? ? ,F.' Reynolds, for using, ; unparliamentary language was .mulct in a 40s. fine or 14 3ays., !'.-? R)bferi 'McLaren,' fdi1 disorderly behaviour, , ; was ordered to forfeit lOs. or: take out' four. ...;,days.| . ,. ,i r - «.?? ' .. , W. Llewellyn, for allowing cattle to stray, ' was fiiied' Bs. ' , , George Bagar for rioting was fined '20s. ? W, White for being drunk was fined 10s

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

balmain Congregatienal ^hiipcfi: ! GRAND ORGAN RECITAL will be given ! xl, on 'WEpNESDAY;erenirig'next,'Auau'st '27tti inst.',' in tlie above rlace, by. ALEXAN D.Ell KEA, Esq., Professor ot . Music. . Com mence at 8 o'clock/ Admission, ''Free. '.' Col IcctioiiiOn bebalf of .Or.-an Ftirid. 1 ; 1 ' , 3 ; B OUfi H O P i B A LM A IN . ? | {.'isNpURS are invited up to 4 , o'clock . p.m. .. '] on TUESDAY, 20th August, foe the fal lowing' works, 'viz : — , ? : Happy Viillfiy drainage ; Timber bridge in. Gooilsir-stivct ; Culvert in Mansficld-strcetJ- ! rians.nnd Spccilications can . be , seen during office h'obrs at the Engineer's Dciiarlirtent. ; sj i Cdurioil ;is not ' bound- to accypt ;.thc lowest or any tender. ' ' I . ? d i. -. - II. B.' MACKINTOSH, I ? ?' - 'Council Clerk. ! ,- Town Hall,.. l§th;Aug., .1881-, vi ?' -? ; ROSE, SHAMROCK & THISTLE: ' HOTFL- EYAks.' And . belmobe , .streets, j slMUiBli C; CLAB^'.; BEGS'td-a'iinburicc to Ills' numerous nf yip, njls; in Bdlriiain:t...

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FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

FOOTBALL. : | .- ;The /BecHerns.. beat the Walldrooa on Saturday lost, .jtye, Bcgre»,it-eing 5 and i4 points respectively. sfi ..; r { ' ' Ihe CIiftons defeated tho Glebe club by; four poiut8-tp nil'ton Saturdn.y. ' , ! j ' . Balmai;i :}Vcllington v. Imperial; . it Nortji' Shore 'tp-day.,; The. following are selected to play .'—Addi^oii, Armit, Ilrown', Belfcridgq, Orccr, A;!i)eari| W. Dean, Fraser, Go idsir, Keys Lyons', Moore-.' Phelps. Rtidiler, rind Shepherd, ; Emergencies, Shenstone and -Donovan '-'j ' ' ^ j

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Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

Sporting. i |'|[8ocretnrics of rowing, bicycli-v bowlim;, faatbaU, aud other cldba nro reqaestca tq aeqd in ye porta of mutchcs for publlcaticin^u this fctfawn not Intw than Wedne^ay.] . . The great championship rowing , contesfc is a tiling of the past, but tho muster of people by thousands on the banks of the Parramatta Bivdr arid afloat on -Saturday afternoon will long: be remembered by those who -witnessed ;it. . It must ? have greatly, surprised even Hanlan. Over forty steamers' , conveyed passengers to tUe .scene of thb'teU-uggle'.' . The two soullera started on their race by Mutual consent, at 4,22.p.m.,-tli0 tide he'mg slack, Thepaoe fi^t was yg strokes to the minute, arid far the first mile Hanlan led BeacH- at various lengths, ' the tluid taken to do;th«t. distance, being only G .min' 0 eee^ B„efbre that was traversed the steamer Tpmki got slightly in the way of the oarsmen, but it was considered by supporters of both men not to have influenced the race in the slightest, S...

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ELECTORS AND ELECTED. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

ELECTOUS AND KLKOTED. M ; 'Jii -TO THE liDITOR. ' ~ I As - one- --.of the Strangers ''-rit^th'd'Ijrsti meeting of the.Jjeiclihardc Counoil,-; I 'hope ybu will (illnw mc n ^ho; t 'spico; ladefeu'dlhciposi-: t'ibA I an'd^bUiera took on that tp-be-tfegrettpd jpccasfott.'*. . , - :? ,-^T ;r ' 1 1 't'mainlaih that' I ' saddle the ?right'' horsc,'-; when I lay thp iwhole blame '.of t he'ilisturba'n'be1 upon thc., Cou nci 1 i tself, nnd ivithout inany i way singling put anyronp Aiterman,, . ? '' ?I'inust promt'scUhat I ha'i nbsymp-tthy with; the point raised' tiy :Mr; Wiiiklp, toy I believe, 1 although Mr.- Wirikle' had evCTyfbbnfid'fihce-iri , it, that unfortunately . ho- whs, wrortgj wiUs;!/ whS ono (if the first to leayc-the. Council Chamber when 'strangers ' we're;, requested to depart, and, it-was 'not -'until after 1. was out upbn'the staircase somo little time that I bccame'cori yinccd thnt '1 strangers '? in the persons of'.the ri'pbricrs fpr the press wcro-allovved to be pre. sent...

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Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

?CSrrespondence. . , ! ' [Our columns aro opoii Tor tho diiciissloii of nil qufa tioMH ivhicli.iii-e.imt Ot a Scctnriau thiirnotc'r. ? Wo wish it In Iio ilistihctly n (lei-.ilood, liwever, do not nccos-turily iduntlfy miraelvc* with ()ioojfiiiioiii.cxprc.s^!d by our corrwpomlentv A'l comiiiiiii'cntlims'inlcnilcil ibr iuwrtion must, be tutdro^aed to tliL'-E-iifor, tin.l c-oiii tnin tho tiahio nrid uddro-is of :tlio-write¥hi « giiurirtit o uf Kaott.lattli. , lye u-!; ut all timp.4;lo:nuoril 'miace liii- 'short roporti of locturo?, tcaJncbMngs, ii, cut ings; .'unl gtficr gnthoriiiRa of : local intcrcsk';- It would he n cuiireiiicneo if tlio reports wore forwarded aj clirly W ltoi-ilble nltbr/th'cvcMtn ] ' ' , [ '

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

Wb would l'B(iggest for tlie^ considera-j tiOK i ?oirottr^^iitflihy'talderm^n'' -4% 'tbeir next meeting the advisability: of pro- j curing a couple or three water carta for nae, Bay in Darling-st. cast -and Beattie Btreet, Mullens-street, and Darling-street west. - We are quite aware the subject has been discussed by tho civic body on one or two occasions,- and on ' going to the vote was rejected. We have not entered tho summer months yet. iii thii' southern clime, but surely the experience of yesterday week, Saturday last, and a few of the foliowing days' is sufficient to do away with any necessity for argu ment bs to the rights and wrongs of the - case. If a few of .the representatives will only refer, tbj tlie; shop-keepers in the main thoroughfares, and aak^them wlrnt. ^damage s ; $0 dust did' ? lo/ ithe'ir stocks, we trow they will reckon by pounds, and even from a health point of view for pedestrians the matter ., is worthy of the attention of the Council. The expense of provi...

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"Blow on the Nose." [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

,l;BlbW'on' tllie''irdsS.''i, ?;'i I ! | ' :Tha ca4e G. rotter V; Jaies Oisey, heard at' Newtown, ; on : -the 19th instant, before Mr. T. K. Abbott, S.M,, was one in which plaintiff summoned defendant forassault, .. Mr. Gannon,- solicitor, appeared for Casey. Potter deposed that ho and Casey -were In 'an' hotel at- Bnr wood.on tlie 2nd instant/ in the evening; 'when' the )att'ertstruck' him. n blow. on. the nose and. forehead; making blood to , flo.w, and hit him three or four times, and hc.(Pottpryfell down.1 In: answer to Mr. Gannon, Potter said he ' was pretty sober' at the time. He knew Casey is oveis.ei-. oE works at Concord,!. He wouldi ndt: B-iy how often ho had been up at that couit. He does not often quarrel, and 'denied ! having e?Cr broken- the' leg of a man named Lindori, and, thought .it'- cowardly inva yOurig -lnan' as Casey is to have attacked a, man , of his age. After ' other, evidence, s:Mr.;i Abbott, S.M.,, dis missed the case. ? ' ' ' ' ' ? !

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Notes of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

Notes ef the Week In Church-stfoet, Newtown, tlu-ro are!; thrco places of religious worship, - firstly the Baptist Clinrch, , under,', stho Rev. :;Miv 'Pehwiok ; the next is' St. Stephen's Church of England, under' the worthy rector, the Rev/ R. Taylor, ? 1 ? ^ ? ii.A uiiu luviur uunu,mtvuv ouiuig , oviwv , vw wards Canipcrdowh tlioro is ia'. little church, we helieyo, the Congregational Chapel. It, is a mark of this ago , that religious ' edifices ore now assuming I 1- I; ? ? ? ? -t-1 Gothic proportions and Gothic sym-1 motry. The Baptist Chorch will, undeM the architect's supervision, have an ap pearance it has not had before. Even the Presbyterians, '^the Old Kirks', payt a.little attenti^to/wohiifctarfl. don't bnild their , 'churches - as if they were barns. A\id|- «yen as to organs; there wbb a time oAc^iwhen they 'called an organ ' a 'kist -|^wisatt^' } ' Messrs Hanlan 'and Beach are not orators. They are men of deeds rather than words ; of muscle and nerve rather than of eloq...

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Licensing Act Case. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

Licensing Act Case. At Newtown, on tho 19th instaut, befpre :Mr. T. IC. Abbott, S.M, the . caso of J^avgs\r'et ? Tttit was heard; who was BqERmbjaed' for haying served lie/nor. after logal hours on the 9th inst at lipr lloensed house the White Horse Hotel, St. Peters, Mr. Gannon, solicitor, appeared for the defendant, who pleaded not guilty. Senior Constable Dawson, who is Subinspec tor under the Licensing Act, deposed tjiat flt 11.23 p.ni lie saw a Ihl^ ^n n bftcH window. and the blinq Having Uecp piawp asipo uy a female inside, lie saw two men and two women sitting, one of the men hivving what appeared to be a glass of beer in front of him; there was also a bottle brought containing whiskey. He went to a sido door nnd demanded admittance. A femalj cleared everythirig off the table. On demanding admittance a female put her head out of tho upstairs' window and asked who had knocked, . and. witness said '? ^ql^oe.' She came . down, admitted liini, ant\ lie went into the room and aske...

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Gossiping Corner. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

Gossiping Corner. I would have liked, Ur. Editor, to ?ha,ve seen a Balmain Alderman passing down^Dar ling-Btreet on Friday «r Saturday, afternoons. He would certainly have' got'showerecl with water so that the clouds of dust passing alofig would have citing to his Sunday-go-to-iveeti^g clothss. ' The anathemas .could ' be distinctly read on the lips of disconcerted shopkeepers as they! tried hard to look as far as their doors to «ec tne customers coming in, while their employees .were working themselves up Jto a state ol| perspiration in their endeavonrs ' to keep the counters and goods clear, so as to ?how the colours, and their oursca fell thicker . and warmer, than those of the 11 bosses ' 'on' the unconsoious heads of. the bofoqjh senators; ' All thii for the 'sake of a little wateir. My friend, Mr. Tabs, says if the counoill^rsi were members of the- Salvation Army . .thejr would soon send the water carts down the main streets if only to prevent the .tradespeo gle from sinning, ...

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Defective Drainage. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

? pefegtive Drainase. ,' In the b'mdll' Debts Court at, Newtown,. beford'-'Mr. T; ! K.' Abbott, S.M., on 'the 21st August; the case, 'Howlisoii1 versus '-'Plo'mlcy, waB heard at considerable length, Mr.- J. -pes-- niorid Fitzgerald, solicitor, appearing for, the. plaintiff, who claimed £3 for. damage done to a flower-bed and a walk, caused liy heavy. dvainago from - Mr. Tlomley's projierty, on the higher ground,, to tue lower property rented by the plaintiff from tho defendant. In tho pqsa - of plaintiff it was contended (hp damage was caused ' by. defective driftage, thp defendant, having ' ftlled' up: a-^yardi Mr. R.- S. 1 Fall; in-' speotor of. nuisances,' Marriokville, in his. evi- dence for the plaintiif, thought Mr. Plomley might drain his land ' into Illawai-ra Road, and the damage' was owing to defective drainage. Mr. Plomley quoted an Act of Parliament; and contended- a tenant rented subject to drainage - from higher, land. Verdict for- plfiintiff, £1 and costs. ; ' - - ,

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Saturday Night at Balmain. II. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

Saturdaiir Nijght a^ Bal rs5 '' main. , ? ' ' ? It was a wfldish night, that of August the 16th. The dvst flew about, and tne wind blew in Darling-street, and it was jrather coldiflh^on the, wateir ori the way 'from Sydney,- whetfe men buttoned np their greatcoats tightly andpidledup'the collars thereof. Those ; oircumBtanees seemed opposed altogether to.the.idea. that on this night Balmain would be active and lively. But it usually happens^ that what is, least, , expected comes to;paM.^-: When you thiri&- i your Uttle :baby/ yon '-naVa lendednight' after night, with the utmost anxiety, . is a^ut^dgtw ! it$cl^breatb, - and: its little life is just on the point of drifting out, with the tide, and two , o'clock in &e}napfning comes, and the light flickers in the' socket, ?behold a ^change comes. There ; is a gentle ''' movement, as ' 'of returning ?trengtb, and a faint colour comesinto the oheekS',* the'eyes gently op*n, and the little sufferer begins to mend from that...

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Obscene Language. [Newspaper Article] — Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser — 23 August 1884

Obscene Language. . Our Newtown' and Balmain. polid'e .reports bear saddening and unmistakable testimony to the fact that the use of obscene language is as. great as ever, even if not. greater than.it was, notwithstanding the magistrates visit it with heavy penalties, -:It is an ofEenco not confined to males ; for- the lips of females arc constantly polluted by it.; Whether one takes up the Suhirban Independent, or th o Balmain Observer, or wnetner any ot ine oyuney oi provincial newspapers be read, the testimony is all the same. Take the Newtown police report of the 19th inst., for example. There were tliree eases of fines for bad language in about half-an-hour. Sydney teems with gross language. Ileavv fines do riot prevent the evil; yet wo do not know' but for these fines it would-be greater still. -What are some of the remedies for it I Undoubtedly there might be more, sermons from pulpits levelled dt it. Again, teachers in Ptir public schools; might dwell, in their lessons to th...

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