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FRENCHS.' [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
FRENCHS'. Oar Sterling Silver watches for a few shil lings each aro uneqnalled. See them in our window, all going to time. Also Gold Watches, heavy gold oasea, .£1 and iil 10s each. A written guarantee given with every watch. Watches thoroughly cleaned, guaranteed twelve months, 2s 6d. BeBt mainspring, 2s 6d. Frenchs' Now Shop, 632 George-streot, Brick field Hill (few doors below Lawler's).* At a social function hold after the election of the Mayor of Rockdale those present were regaled on frnifc, gingerbeer, and lemonade. A teetotaller who had just vacated the ohairhad sot this example at his installation, and it ia assumed that tho new Mayor did not want to break away from the aerated water condition of things too suddenly. Ifc is noticeable that in the reports of this 'sproo,' officially supplied, prominence is given to the names of the clork and ex-dork among the distinguished persons present, while the names of councillors and the ' 30 leading ratepayers ' are not furnished. At...
EAST SYDNEY SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
EAST SYDNEY SAILING CLUB. Ujhe above club Bailed a general handicap race, open to all boats, yesterday afternoon: The conditions of the race were best and best, the course baing the -isual Manly one. Mr. Kid man presented a trophy of £0 for the winner, the club giving £2 second prize, and Mr. D. Sheehy giving £1 for too third boat. Tho following wore the entries with tlieir respective handicaps, which v.-cra as usua, pivon at tho start: Ethel, 23i't (J. Nichols), 14min; Ethel, 18ft (H. Ireland), lOmin; Lavinia (L. Mawire), i5mia; Our Own (H. Lanprford), ijmin; Lassvrade (C. Hellings), Latona (C. 'Webb.l, Esmeralda ('W. Head), 4min ; Idothea (\Y. A. Nptting), Sydney Pearca (H. Pearce), Lottio (P. Koberts), 3minj 'Willia (H. Messenger), Imiu ; Firing Fish. (M. Foy), Toung Harry (G. Parrett), Idiv (J. M'ilurtrie), Arthur Pearce (W. Fitzhenry), scratch. It was n dend run home, in a vory light, trickling air, every description of kite, ringtail; roifee, watersa.il, &c, being carr...
JOHNSTONE'S BAY SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
JOHNSTONE'S BAT ^AILING, CLUB. Fourteen boats to start din a. raoe, even tiuring this season, which may, ^afely be termed tho advent of - Bailing boom, form a very large field. . ? ;' ';;?''-'?,:? l'esterday this number .of boats passed the starter's boat in the 14f c to 18ft Handicap Baco of starters there were ud 14-f ooters aa will be observed, but the other two olasses wore well repre sented. The course sailed was from a boat laoored oif Goatlsland, round Shark lelatid, out Bide Pile Light and buoy,.- round Fort Deuison, fchark Island again, to a finish' between Rtarter's boat and Goat Island. The prizes sailed for were ? First, £6;.secondi £3; and; third, £1, and the conditions, best and best. Tho folio nring gentlemen acted as official? :— Starter, Hr. S «oyd; timekeeper, Mr. A. JE. Blair; umpire, Sir. n. E. Williams, judge, Mr. F. Johnston; and director of club steamer, Mr. C. J. Collins. During the race Mr. Griffiths disqualiaed the 16-footer J histle for luffing btella oil ...
CAREENING COVE RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
CAREENING COVE E.ACE. YeBtorday a Bilver cup, presented by Mr. E. G. Allan, tobacconist, of North Sydnoy, was com peted for by the following boats : — Violet Bcratoh, Liauntless 3min, Maritana 4Jmin, Geuesta 7min, Oberon Omin, Anuonias lOmin, Mikado l'-niin, Victor ISmin, Doris 14min, and Morocco 16min. The racing -mns principally between Mik&do and Dauntless. Mikado led at the lightship by SOaec, and finally won ths race with 6min to spare.
SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILING CLUB. The second of tho series of three races to decide the Club's Championship was sailed yesterday afternoon. The courso sailed was the usual ton and a half miles round the Lightship and Shark Island. The competitors and their allowances were Varuna, 22ft (W. M. Paul), scratch; Genesta, 20ft (D. C. Cameron), and Connie, 20ft (H. J. Maxwell), 3minl7Bec; Ianthe, 18ft (H. L. Hunt), and Ada May, 18ft (T. E. Maodonuld), 7min 5Beoj and Bophia, 16ft (F. Doran), llmin S6oec. The race was won by Genesta, Varuna being second, and Victoria third. The above club yesterday also sailed a race for boats not exceeding oue-rating (Y.E.A. measure ments). Five boats started, viz. : Goblin, Taipo, Carifid, Brownio, and Buttoroup. Tlio racing, which was fairly good, resulted in a win. for Brownie. Taipo was second, and Cariad third.
WHAT LADIES SHOULD DO NEXT SATURDAY AFTERNOON. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
WHAT LADIES SHOULD DO NEXT SATUEDAY AFTEENOON. Undoubtedly the most pleasa,nt and healthy way of spending tho afternoon -.vill be to patroniso the Sydney Plying Squadron's Colored Sail llaoa. Yon take the Lady Man ning or ono of the other club boats leaving Circular Quay, and for sixpence you can enjoy a harbor trip, a. band, a cup of real good afternoon tea, and join in the excite ment of the prettieet boat raciug in tho har bor. In the art of passing a pleasant hour or two — the Sydney ITlying Squadron ia un doubtedly an fait.*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
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CUSTOMS RETURNS. Custom House, Saturday, Noon. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
. CUSTOMS RETURNS. Custom House, Saturday, Noon. The following is a return of tho duties col lected at H.M. CuRtoms, Sydney, for the weak ended at noon yesterday : — Monday, February 11 ? .£11,553 Tuenday, „ 12 ? 9,442 Wednesday, „ 13 ? 6,600 Thursday, „ 14 ? 5,288 Friday, „ 15 ? 4,797 Sfttnrday ,, 16 ? 1,701 Total ? ... £39,381 Receipts for week ended 9/2/'95 40,423 Decrease ... „. ... .£1,042
THE COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
' THE COURTS. Metrosoutan Quarter Sessions (ap peals against Magistrates' decisions). — The following appeals will bo taken on Mon day : John Vookler, vagrancy ; William Ella, vagranoy ; Edward Spearman, Vagrant Act ; William Foy, P. Johnson, James Gil bert, George Stood, W, Riloy, breaches of the Licensing Aot ; Louisa Maloney, to vary maintenance order ; A. H. Macartney, main tenance ; W. Newell, maintenance ; William Manning, vagrancy; Harry Adams, main The jurors summoned for trials at the Quarter Sessions on Monday will not bo re quired. ' Central Ckoiinai. Court (caeoa for Mon day). — Ann Gray, murder ; Alfred Hudson and William Gibson, larceny ; Ada Vawos, mali cious injury to property; Septimus Hugh Winter, forgery and uttering; Charles Wil liam Golden and Olaf Olson, malioions injury to propertyj Octava Cnrasco JPooh, stsaling ia a dwelling and receiving. °
AGAINST THE LASCAR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
AGAINST THE LASCAR. Being desirous of hearing the other side of the question, I subsequently oalled upon Mr. Sam Smith, seoretary of tho Federated Seamen's Union, iu order to ascertain his view of the matter. In roply to my enquiry Mr. Smith said : — ' The Seamen's Union have been agitating for the removal of colored labor from the mail Btoamers for the past ten years. We think that as ao much money is paid by the Austra lian colonies towards subsidising the mail Bervioe that WHITE LABOR SHOULD HAVE THE PREFERENCE. 'We strongly objeot to Australians being taxed for supporting these men. The P. and O. Company's statement that lascars are more reliable than white soainon has been disposed of on many occasions. Contrast the P. and O. crews witu those of the Orient line, whioh only employs European sailors and make no complaints of their efficiency. ' We have no objection to natives being employed for the purely Indian traffic, but wo don't think they should go away from India. ?Then th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
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THE SYRIAN QUESTION. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE " SUNDAY TIMES.") [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
THE SYRIAN aUESTION. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE ' SUNDAY TIMES.') Sir, — Tour correspondents of the 10th inst., 'A Syrian Morohant,' 'Eev. Sylvanus Mansour,' ' B. Ozzi,' ' J. T. Malouf, ' Jacob filoses,' &c, &c, have, by thdir' Jotters, put aside juatioe and fairness, aud attempted* to decline to recognise me as a consular agent. Whether they rocogniso it or not, my appoint ment is gonuino, and the official document could be aoen by anyone anxious to look at it. I will treat their personal attacks with a contemptuous silenco, aud leave to the publio to judge their unmauly action. I don't think it was necessary for me to request them to approve of my appointment ; nor do I think the Turkish Government would ask their per mission previous to any appointment. With your permission, I would like to remind them that youth is not an obstacle to a man's advancement, and to pive them tho samo answer as the young constable of Castilo to .Popo Sixtus. The constablo was nont by his f...
AMONG THE LASCARS HOW THEY LIVE, DRESS, AND WORK. Ashore and Afloat. A P. AND O. SKIPPER'S OPINION. The Seamen's Union Views. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
AMONG THE LASCATtS ? * ? HOW THEY LIVE, DRESS, AND WORK. Ashore and Afloat. A P. AND 0. SKIPPER'S OPINION. The Seamen's Union Yiews. | ? -ft A gbeat deal has been heard lately about the employment of lascars on board the mail steamers, and latterly it has become a political question in connection with the subsidies contributed by , the colonies to the contracting companies. Of the two lines carrvins the mails via the Suez Canal. the Orient Company employs only white labor, but the Peninsular and Oriental Company, of which the Australian service forms only one of its off-shoots, goes in for colored crews, the whole of the deck hands and firemen being recruited from this source. Apart altogether from the controversial aspect of the matter, tho presence of the lascar on. the P. and O. boats lends a decidedly picturesque aspect to the appearance of these vossels, and imparts color and oharaotor to the scene. There is something very suggestiyej too, in the employment of these men, aliens...
FOR THE LASCAR. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
FOR THE LASCAR. In the course of conversation with Captain Atkinson, that gentleman said 1 — 'I have had thirty-one years experience with lasoar seamen in all parts of the world and in all climates, and I have NEVEK KNOWN AN ACCIDENT to a ship which oould be attributed to the shortcomings of a lascar crew. Of course thay ar^i sober, because their religion forbids them to tako strong drink, and I have never seen a caso of drunkennenH in a Mahommedan sailor. The Maldive Is land men, from which many of our crews are recruited, are brought up to the soa from infanoy, and have been for genera tions before them. Many of them have served in the native junkR carrying cocoa-nuts and other produce to India.' 'Then do you think the lascars are equal in oapaoity to European sailors?' ' Physioallv thoy are not equal man for man, but three lanoars will get through the work of two Europeans, and we got more time ont of them. They do not work watch and watch like white sailors, but are usually all ...
MORE ABOUT IRRIGATION And Water Conservation. LACK OF LEGISLATION BARS THE WAY. Water Righter Must be Determined. What Has Been Done Elsewhere-The Mistake of America and the Successes of India-A Chat With Mr. M'Kinner. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
MORE ABOUT IRRIGATION And Water Conservation. LACK OF LEGISLATION BARS THE WAY. Water Rights Must be Determined. What Has Been Done Elsewhere— The Mistakes of America and the Suc cesses of India— A Chat With Mr. M'Kinney. Following up an interview last issue with, the Hon. Sidney Smith, Minister for Mines and Agriculture, upon the subject of artesian bores and irrigation, a Sunday Times reporter had a chat during the week with. Mr. G. H. M'Kinney, M.E., chief engineer for water conservation. Ever since he came from India, where he had practical i experience of the wonderful results that ' can be achieved by irrigation, Mr. \ M'Einney has Io3t no opportunity of bringing the subject prominently before , the country. In 1887 he read a paper before 1 the Eoyal* Society on ' the experiences of other countries in the administration of ; their water supply,' and since then has : been actively engaged in reporting upon : and otherwise promoting the work, both : privately and officially. ' L...
INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET. VICTORIA v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. South Australia Batting on a Bad Wicket. They Follow on, and Lyons Scores a Century. Melbourne, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
ISMCOLONIAL CRICKET, VICTORIA v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. South Australia Batting on a Bad Wicket. They Follow on, and Lyons Scores a Century. (BY WIEE— FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Melbourne, Saturday Night. The Intercolonial match between South Australia and Victoria was resumed on the Melbourne Cricket Ground to-day in the presenoe of a good attendance. Trumblo and E. M'Leod, the last men on the Victorian aide, did not last long, the innings concluding for 348, M'Leod's wioket boincrirotby the express bowler, Jones. It was expected, as the wicket was in splendid condition, that the visitors would make a good stand, but their display was very disappointing. The bowling of the two Trotts was, as a matter of fact, too good for them, and wiakat after wicket went down without many runs being addod. Lyons was not at all at homo to Harry Trott, whose third ball he slipped clean into Trumble'e bauds. Reedman had hard lnok in playing C. M'Leod on to Iub wioket. When GiSen and Darling got together...
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VERY SUDDEN DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Times — 17 February 1895
VEEY SUDDEN DEATH. James Dohertt, about 45 years of age, a laboring man, died very suddenly last evening in the oosualty room of the Sydney. Hospital. He was taken there in o cab by a Mr. Mullins, of 145 Kent-street, shortly after 9 o'clock. He looked the pioture of death and had to bo assisted into the room, where ho bard hardly arrived when life expired. Hg io said to havo suffered from some heart affection. An inquest will be hold.