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AN UNWITTING DELILAH. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
AN UNWITTING DELILAH, Br S.O.U. It was in the far-north of Queensland, and night's mantle, as black as the natural covering of Pluto's treble-headed canine palace-keeper, had descended upon the enuriferous gullies and ill-defined highways of Red (um. The close and heavy air Shung like a pall of lead over the heated underworld; beyond the precincts of the camp a few idle roysterers had lit a Christ mas bonfire to celebrate the anniversary of something or other-they scarcely knew what; it flared with an uncertainty, por chance begotten of the speculative char. aoter of Its surroundings; flickering iii wierd, ghoul-like laps, that at intervals, with a clarity only excelled by the blaze of nature's greatest of boeacons, lit up the adjacent gullies and mounds, and threw the figures and features of its red-shirted brigand-like creators into intense relief, while their statuesque immobility, so distinctly disproportionate to the alter nating lengths and breadths of their varying shadows, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
Publio Company. ANNUAL INCOME EXCEEDS ONE MILLION IRE_ A AINE ? NO ASSURAN E E STRu ET. RIETS INSURED. Sr1st-clsa DWELLIDlTS EIGETEENDENSE PE5 £100 LIGHTNING & GAS EXPLOSION DAMAGES PAID.. Shipping. NGLO-AUSTRALASIAN STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. STEAM TO AND FROM LONDON and the CONTINENT. From SYDNEY for MARCH- WOOL SALES. S.S. PORT VICTOR, 2900 tons S.S. PORT MACQUARIE, 2900 tons. S.S. CHOLLERTON, 2650 tons For particulars of freight and passage apply to A. M'ARTrUR and CO., Agents, 63 Kine-street. Amusements. A NNIVERSARY .DAY, 1886. ANNIVERSARY DAY, 1886. UNION IS STRENGTH. MUSIC, MIRTH, and MYSTERY for the million. The Members of the BRICKMAKERS, BRICKMAKERS' LABOURERS, and PIPING-MAKING UNION of NEW SOUTH WALES, have engaged the ever-popular place of amusement CLONTARF,. for TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1886, for the purpose .of celebrating the forma tion of the above Union. THE BEST PLACE TO SPEND THE HOLIDAY. THE GREATEST ATTRACTION ever offered to the pleasure seeking public of...
NORTHERN MINING FIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
j;NORTHERN MINING FIELDS. The advent of Charters Towers into the history of Queensland is of more import ance to the colony than the " Birth of a King;" indeed it has proved the real "Saviour of Queensland." It is important to the colony in mord waysthan one.W The date of its birth was opportune as it oc curred just exactly when it was most re quired, as at the time the Colonial Treasury was very empty, and sadly needed the support which a new gold field can always afford. Another reason of the importance of this field is the great influx at the comlmencement of the right claso of pioneers, so as a matter of fact, Charters Towers is the parent of the great mineral discoveries which followed immediately. It was the sturdy . sons of. toil--by the extension of their operations-that discovered first the "Palmer," next the " Hodgkinson," followed up by" Woolgar," "Herberton," and other smaller mining fields. Butfromall its offspring Charters Towers, stands pre-eminent as a parent ought. ...
JOKES NEW AND OLD. (MOSTLY OLD.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
JOKES NEW. AND OLD. (MosrLr OLD.) Sir Arthur Sullivan is telling a good story of his American engagement that has not yet reached these. shores (says "AEgles"); 'At the'time he was touring in tile United States, Mr. J.Tohn Sullivan, champion prize fighter, was also giving sparring exhibitions. The two stars 'neared a certain town about the same time, Sir Arthur being a day or two. ahead. "The Pirates" was duly an nounced, and the catch-line in the poster stated in huge type that "Sullivan would conduct in person.". When Sir Arthur mounted the conductor's box he. was cheered to the echo by the occupants of the two first rows of the' stalls, and be noticed that these were all men, ill-favoured looking fellows, who wore pea jackets, and carried knobby sticks, and had short hair. As the opera progressed their appreciation of all the conductor did was most emphatic, and, at the conclusion of the performance one of their number stepncd forward and asked the author of " Pinafore" to come. ...
MELBOURNE TRADE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
MWELBOURNE TRADE NEWS. Mr. W. Perrier, the secretary of the :Stonemasons' Society, has received the fol lowing letter from Mr. Amos Yewdall, the representative of the Melbourne Stone masons' Society in the Trades Hall Coun cil of that city: " Sir.--Pursuant to your letter and tele gram, I at once advertised the strike at Manly Beach in both Age and Herald. As I was unable to attend to it regularly, I requested the secretary and treasurer of the Society to. continue the ad '.rertisement, which they continue to do. I am sorry to see from a telegram that appeared in the Argus of last week that Mr. Jennings still holds out, but there is nothing like fighting him with his own weapons, you being determined on gaining your point. I do not think he will have any success in obtaining men from Melbourne, as trade is very good at present. For all that, we have had a large influx of masons from Adelaide. There are very few men left over there now, as trade has been in.afrightful state, and the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
SBRusiness Notices. THE "BEALE " HIGH ARM PATE'NT' SEWING MACHINE. BUILT TO SPECIAL PLANS UNDER PERSONAL SUPERVISION.: ErEALE AND COMPANY,'; after many years experience in the SEWIENG MACHINE TRADE, observing that all Machipes hitherto intri duced to the publie were capable of great improvements, determined after, con-., sulting the most competent judges anwl:? experts, that their Principal 'should pro-. ceed to Europe, and there get c Maehiieo-' built that should embody their views'asl; thoroughly satisfy the needs" of ;"th;e'' Australian people. As the result they now have the pleasure; to offer the - " BEALE" HIGH-ARM PATENT -' MACHINE. ' A single trial of which must convience the " most sceptical of its vast Su criority . over all previonus efforts in SEWIRG iACHINE MECHANICS.' It possesses' all the Newesdt Improve monts of value; and is suited to a vast range of work. NOTHING IS : TOO THICK' AND HEAVY, NOTHING TOO LIGH1: AND DELICATE FOR, THE "B EA3 L ' MACtIa :NE. IT WILL HEM,...
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. LFRO3i OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.j MELBOURNE, Tmrs DAY. Mr. Berry, in conversation with :his supporters, at Geelong, on Saturday, said that his health required rest. He would go home by the "Rome," on he 20th March, and hoped to return to the colony a the conclusion of his three years term Sold resume his old position. He recom mended Mr. Deakin for the leadership of theliberals, and did not think iMr. Murray Smith would accept office immediately on his return. MELBOURNE, Tmus Dvv. Mr. Bruce Smith has decided that he will not contest. The West Melbourne flour inillers pro pose to ascept a redtotion of 10 per cent. on all wages over .£2 weekly, on condition they get the eight hours. The employers have not yet decided. BRISBANE, THis DAY. 'What may [prove a valuable discovery of Icoal jhas ibeen made in Broadwater, 0 miles from Brisbane. Some four months ago, J. B. lEllis & Scott, believing coal existed on these properties, sent a boring machine out. Seve...
THE STRIKE IN MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
THE STRIKE IN MELBOURNE. (FRno OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MELBOURNE. Tlrs DAY. Another lot of wharf labourers ;rom Adelaide on their arrival on Sunday afternoon, per the .Gambicr, joined the strike. Some :six . orilseven men en gaged at Adelaide are at work. Fifty have applied for employment inNow Zealand, but doubtless many of these only want a free passage round. As support to the Trades Council is now promised, the labourers express themselves confident they will beat the employers. dissatisfaction among the seamen is growing, and a strike is feared.
LAST MOMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
LAST MOMENT. Mr. Addison, S.IM., presided in the sum mons' division of the Water Police Court this morning and disposed, of a consider able amount of business. Albert 11ar greaves was, on the information of Mr. George Webber, charged with cruelty to a horse. The animal had a large sore on the left shoulder, caused by the friction of a knotted chain. Defendant was fined .£ with 4s. 10d. costs, or seven days' imprison ment. Thomas Smith,, charged with depositing stinking matter in an ash-pan, and J. Rogers, charged with allowing stinking fish to remain on the pier, at Manly, were each fined l1 with 5s. oosts, levy and distress, or in default seven days in gaol. Samuel James was charged with deserting his wife, Evelino James, and was ordered to contribute 25s. per week for her support during the ndxt 12 months. In addition to the 20th, Wednesday, the 27th instant, is to be gazetted a public holiday for the town of Queenbeyan. The two day's racing are the reason for the'' holiday. Yet a...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. MONDAY, JANUARY 11. CENTRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. MONDAY, JANUAUn 11. CENTRAL. (Before Mr. T. K. Abbott.) IDLE AND DISORDERLY.-Mary Ann Griffin (26) was sentenced to four months' hard labour for being an idle and disorderly person without visible lawful means of support. Catherine Jasper, for a similar offence received one month's hard labour. Ellen Trowel, a girl charged with being a common prostitute, was permitted to leave the Court in the company of the ladies connected with the Home of Hope, where she promised toremain. A SWEDE IN TROUBLE.-Henry Wibger (20), a Swedish seaman, was charged with being drunk in Elizabeth-street, and fined 20s. or seven days, and was fined a further £3 or two months, for using obscene language, while for assaulting a constable in the execution of his duty, a penalty of £5 or two months in addition was in flicted. BROTHER AND SIsTEn.-Patrick O'Con nell (20) was charged with assaulting his sister Mary, and cutting the back of her head with a glass tumbler. His mother gave evidenc...
BALMAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
BALMAIN. (Before MIr. Marsh, S.M.) STEALING A P'iiE.--Charles Adams (30), a grazier, was charged by SamueL Hiautin, with stealing 'a pipe, valued .£1, his property. The evidence of the plaintiff teas very frail, and no offence whatovoer could be proved. The prisoner was dis charged. His Worship rFmarkcd that Adams loft the court without a stain. upon his charactr. NEGLECT.-Jaincs Farmer was charged, by warrant, with neglecting to pay into the office in char"e of the No. 4 station the stun of .£2 5s. due on an order of court for the support of his wife, Bridget Farmer. The defendant refused to pay any more money, consequently he had to go back to gaol. MlsHe AvmOuIU. -,Tohn M'Inness,. for being drunk and disorderly, was fined 10s., or 48 hours in gaol, and for using obscene language a further. stun of 20s., or 7 days in goal. . A number of small debts eases completed the business in the court. DESEuRTIOm.-Ellon Navin proceeded against her husband for deserting his children, and an or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
Strong Children.-A clergyman says it is curious to note how many people attend a pantomime " only because they want to please their children; but still more curious to observe that in many instances it takes two or three able-bodied men, with as many women, to look after one, little boy of girl." 1Professor Marsh, the distinguished American palaeontologist (than whom no man alive is more fitted to speak on the subject) says that the mammals of the early tertiary period had very small brains; in the next, or misocene period, the mammalian brain had increased in size; in the pliocene period it had still further developed. Moreover, this increase was due to the growths of the cerebrnum, or higher parts of the brain. Indeed, from the oolitic period to our own-in reptiles, birds, and mammals-tlho same general law of growth and development of brain holds good. For Loss of A)POpetite, General Debility, Impair. n:cnt of the cra?eu of the body Wo.srLrL'gisA?l'? i ilLe teat rcoeLdy ?souns.-.&...
REDFERN. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
REDFERN. (Before Mr. Yates, D.S.M.) ABUsiVE LANGUAGE.-Thomas Harvey (22), labourer, for using indecent language in Cleveland-street, Darlington, was fined £3, or in default two months. James Hercules Ross (24), labourer, arrested on warrant for using threatening language towards his father, was ordered to find sureties to keep the peace for six months. When arrested the prisoner became very violent, attracted a large crowd and indulged in profane language, for which offence he was fined £3 or two months imprisonment. AvoIDINo DISTRAINT.-On the informa tion of George Anderson, William Price pleaded guilty to having removed goods from the house occupied by him, to avoid distraint. The S.M. explained to the de fendant that the offence he had committed rendered him liable to a severe penalty. The prosecutor, however, agreeing to ac cept the money owing, and not wishing to proceed further with the charge, the amount, with the costs, was then paid into court.
RYDE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 8. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
RYDE. SATURDAY, JANUARY" 8. (Before R. R. Terry Esq., J.P.) BREACHES op BY-LAws.-Henry North, for driving on footpath of Gladesvillo road, was fined 20s; E. R. Howell, for allowing a cow to stray on a footpath, pleaded not guilty, but was fined 5s. BAD LANGUAGE. - Joseph Davis, v. Andrew NIrtin, was charged with insult ing language. There was no appearance of the prosecutor and tile case was dismissed. Mrs. Ann Kirby was brought up on war rant, charged with using obscene language in a public thoroughfare. The defendant pleaded not guilty. She admitted to having a row with her husband, but stated she did not use thre words set forth in the in formation. Constable Harper gave evi dence in support of the case, and the defendant was fined £3 or one month. The fine was paid.