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MADAGASCAR. LONDON, October 11. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
MADAGASCAR. London. October 1L It ie reported that it is the intention of the French Government to retain Queen Ranava lonalL upon the throne of TVrwdHtnwOT, but that the Prime Minister Rainilaiarivony, who is husband of the Queen, will bo deposed from office and nrobablv banished. It is intended to establish a strong protec torate over the island in order to prevent any foreign interference, and to ensure the exclu sive influence of France. A strong garrison will remain at Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar, and native troops will be formed in order to guard tbe coast. The French expeditionary force under the command of General Duehesne will shortly return to Paris. In commemoration of tbe victory of the French arms General Duchesne has been created a knight of the Legion of Honor.
THE PREMIER ARRESTED. LONDON, October 16. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
THE PREMIER ARRESTED. London, October 16. Intelligence has been received in Pans to the effeot that General Duchesne, Commander iu-Chief of the French expedition in Mada gascar, has accomplished the arrest of Raini laiarivony, the Malagasy Prime Minister and husband of Queen Ranavalona II. General Duchesne, it is asserted, proposes holding Rainilaiarivony prisoner, as a guarantee that the proclamation calling upon trie Hovas to disarm will be carried out.
TAKING OF ANTANANARIVO. LONDON, October 14. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
TAKING OF ANTANANARIVO. London. October 14. General Duchesne, the commander-in-chief of tbe French expeditionary force in Mada gascar, has forwarded further particulars respecting the taking of Antananarivo. The Hovas, General Duchesne declares, vigorously defended the capital against the invading party, and only submitted when forced to by the French troops at the point of the bayonet. The casualties reported to the French during tho assault only amounted to 60 men killed or wounded. It is announced that Queen Ranavalona has ratified the conditions of the peace treaty, and that the disarmament of the Hovas is now proceeding.
PROFESSOR LANKESTER. ORDERED TO KEEP THE PEACE. LONDON, October 12. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
PROFESSOR LANKESTER. ORDERED TO KEEP THE PEACE. London, October 12. The charge of disorderly conduct brought against Professor Kay Lankester, the Linacre Professor at the Oxford University, has been investigated and the magistrates are con vinced of the defendant's guilt, there being no evidence to sustain his plea that the charge was brought by the police in retaliation for his interference on behalf of a woman whom they had ill-used. At the same time they regarded tbe offence as comparatively trivial!, and the professor was nominally bound over in his own recognisances of £10 to keep the peace. During the proceedings Sir George Lewis, the well-known solicitor, who appeared for the defendant, entered upon a heated altercation with Mr. Newton, the stipendiary magistrate, each flatly contradicting the other, and the result was that Sir George withdrew from the case. Witnesses testified to the absolute sobriety of tbe accused.
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. LONDON, October 11. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. London. October 11. A sale has been effected of some of the medium bullooks, forming a portion of the shipment by tho Unnston Grange, at an aver age price of £17. The beef is Belling in the SmithSeld market at 2s. lOd. per stone. The sheep by the steamer Buteshire are realising from 4s. to 4s. 4d. per stone, their average weight being from eight to nine stone. The Smithfield salesmen consider the quality and condition of the sheep to be excellent. Tho combination of importers of Australian beef, recently formed at the instigation of Mr. Forrest for the purpose of maintaining the prices of Australian meat, has collapsed. An agreement was entered into by the lead ing importers in London not to sell hind quarters at under 2s. 6d. per stone, or fore quarters at under Is. 10d., but it having trans pired that an importer of New South Wales beef was selling below the minimum price fixed by the parties to the contract, it was decided to release the others from their unde...
General News. WORK IN THE ASSEMBLY. (For other Parliamentary News see page 24.) NEW TAXATION PROPOSALS. STATE ADVANCES BILL PASSED. STOPPING OBSTRUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
§eneral ffieM W0KK IN THE ASSEMBLY. (For other Parliamentary News sec paje 24.) NEW TAXATION PROPOSALS. STATE ADVANCES BILL PASSED. STOPPING OBSTRUCTION. There were a few Legislative Councillors in the Speaker's gallery of the Assembly when business began on Thursday, but less than a score of strangers Were present and none of them seemed very interested in the pro ceedings. Only 30 legislators were in their places, but it must be remembered that seven members are up the Murray, while one is absent on leave. Directly the Speaker took the chair Mr. McPherson asked what steps the Government intend to take in respect to the defeat of the Public Salaries Reduction Bill in the Legislative Council. The Premier, in reply, Btated that he would be prepared on Tuesday to intimate the intentions of the Ministry on the Bubjeot. Mr. McDonald gaveupticeofaqyestiojiastowhether the Governor's salary is to be restored to £5, 000, seeing that lie is the only public official who is now to suffer reduc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
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No title [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
'My dear,' said Mr. Darley to his wife, ? ' we shall have to eoonomise. ' ' Very well, love,' replied Mrs. Darley cheerfully. 'Sup- pose you resign from your club, give ) up 6iuoking, and shave yo'uraelf.' 'That's a pretty programme, I muat say. And what will you do as your share of our economy T 'I will cut your hair.' .. a Her Shake ok the SAcniFicE.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
A FEW INCHES OF PLAIN ENGLISH. Nowadays men are doing all Borts of wonders by means of electricity, both in mechanics and in chemistry. I see by the papers that they expect to be able to produce real diamonds by it. Perhaps they may ; marvels never cease. But we will wait till they do before we crow over that job. Up to this time, anyway, everything that is both valuable and useful is the fruit of hard work. Even diamonds are mostly got out of rocky mines. And, within reasonable limits, it is good for us to have to work. Ten shillings honestly earned is better for a man than twenty in the shape of a legacy. The best condition of things for any country would be when fair wageB could be earned straight along, without loss or deduction for any reason. But in the present aspect of human affairs this is impossible. Whose fault it is we cannot now discuss. One source of loss, however, is plain enough, and some remedy for it ought to be found. In England and Wales every working man average...
WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK. A TALE OF LOVE AND WAR. CHAPTER I.—A FUGITIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK. A TALE OF LOVE AND WAR. i. ? By JOSEPH HATTON. ' ^Published by special arrangement with the author. All rights reserved, ] Chatter I.— A Fugitive. From the chaos of a bloodthirsty revolt that xuade itself heard in cries of despair and the clamor of battle, there suddenly started into the light of Marie Bruyset's lamp the fugitive Jaffray Ellicott. ' Hush, mademoiselle,' he said, as she ros« to her feet. ' ' I will not harm you.' 'What do you want ?:J the girl exclaimed, her hand upon the handle of the door. 'Sanctuary 1' he replied, blowing out the light and seizing her as he Bpoke. ' Help !' half cried the girl, the remaining half of the exclamation being stifled by the fugitive pressing his hand over her mouth, that was far too pretty and sweet for such rough usage. 'I will not harm you, mademoiselle,' he whispered, his breath coming and going in gasp. He bolted the door. She made no struggle. There was something reassuring in his voice and touch. A fugitiv...
CONGREGATIONAL UNION. THE ANNUAL MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
CONGREGATIONAL UNION. THE ANNUAL MEETINGS. The sittings of the Congregational Union and Home Mission were continued at the Stow Memorial Church on Thursday, October 17. The Rev. T. S. Williams led the devotional service. The Rev. W. S. Fernie read a paper on 'The power of Christian principles in the ministry and the church.' The Rcy. J. Chapman read a paper on A moral uplift ; the great need of the age.' In an eloquent address the present state of affairs and suggested remedies were dealt with. The rev. gentleman stated that it was in the power of the churches to contribute towards a great moral uplift. He would like to see public morals raised to a higher standard, aitd the status of society might be raised by rearing a better race of men.. A discussion followed, in which the Revs. T. S. Williams, C. Manthorpe, G. Herrington, S. Lendon, J. Robertson, G. Raynor, and Mr. W. C. Buik took part. The Rev. T. B. Locie, Parkin Mission agent stationed at Renmark, gave an interest ing addres...
MR. J. C. F. JOHNSON. WRITING TO THE TIMES. LONDON, October 14. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
MR. J. 0. F. JOHNSON. WRITING TO THE TIMES. London. October 14. Mr. J. C. F. Johnson, M.P., who is visiting ' England, has written a letter to the London Times with reference to the goldfields of Aus tralia. In reply to a criticism from Cape Colony, Mr. Johnson denies that the gold in Australia is unevenly distributed, or that it is only found _ in_ pockets, and gives interesting1 statistics in proof of the permanent nature of the Australian fields.
THE TORN FORGED CHEQUE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
THE TORN FORGED CHEQUE. By james McGovan, Author of 'Brought to Bay,' 'Hunted Down,' 'Solved Mysteries,' &c. A stately lady, with a particularly erect carriage, stood before me one afternoon at the Central, and the words ' Old Maid' would have instantly risen in my mind but for the placid and sweet expression of her face... - Her age might have been anything betw§erT30 and 50, but her face was of the kiud^that is always youncr, always attractive, ol-tfays beautiful, for it beamed with eo much^ goodness and trust fulness that I caugnt myself wondering what could have brought her to me. Old maids are a privileged race — they are seldom criminals, they have no heartbreaking sons, no foolish daughters, no faithless husbands ; and so but seldom need the help of a detective. They may have brothers and fathers, but if these be inclined to go wrong they generally savo them before they call for our attention. My visitor, however, settled the matter by giving me her name as Miss Hende...
WOOLGROWERS AND FARMERS' CONFERENCE. Mount Torrens, October 16. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
W00L0R0WERS AND FARMERS' CONFERENCE. Mount Torrens, October 1(5. A conference of woolgrowers and farmers ' was held at the Mount Torrens Hotel to-day, Mr. Charles Dunn presiding. Mr. John Pontt, of Gumeracha, read a paper on 'What I think bimetallism will do,' and Mr. George Thompson, of Adelaide, spoke for about an hour on 'Falling prices: their cause and cure.' There was a small attendance. Mr. Pontt said the question was a serious one. He attributed the cause of the depression to tampering with currency. Let them economise as they would, but things were going wrong. He referred to many of the assigned reasons and the proposed remedies for them, and said that in spite of all they were drifting they knew not where. He believed currency reform was what was wanted. The supply of money must increase as population increased. He would not say that bimetallism would cure .ill, but it was the first step in the right direction. Mr. Thompson said the question -of bimetallism was being discu...
HEINEMANN'S COLONIAL LIBRARY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
HEINEMANN'S COLONIAL LIBRARY. The 'general reader,' if he have time to re flect at all, must long have stood amazed at the flood of novels that come pouring forth year by year, and even month by month. A man must be a pretty 6teady reader who has once gone through the works of the half dozen great novelists of whom our language can boast ; and when he has once gone through them he must be blessed (or cursed] with a wonderful memory if he cannot with equal pleasure go through them all again. It might have been thought, therefore, that as we are provided with as many good stories as we can read, the novel-writers' trade would come to an end. Each generation, however, seems to require that the mirror should be held up to itself, and that its own peculiar virtues, vices, or follies should be imagined. The writer who aims at depicting contemporary manners is rated in popular estimation much more highly than even the. greatest man or woman who has described human nature in general. In all...
" OLD TIME MEMORIES." [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
' OLD TIME MEMORIES.' Mr. Simpson Newland, author of ' Paving the Way,' has embodied in a pamphlet some recollections of pioneer life in South Australia. Though chiefly relating to personal adventure ' Old Time Memories, as the publication is entitled, contains ruany facts of permanent interest which justify the author's sugges tion that it may prove serviceable to the historian of the future. Mr. New land in vivid language describes tho settlement of the 'band of pioneers' at Encounter Bay who arrived in the Sir Charles Forbes in 1839, after a voyage occupying between five and six months. The writer's father, the Rev. R. W. Newland, who was at the head of the party, had originally deter mined to settle in Adelaide, but as he found another minister of the same de nomination, the Rev. T. Q. Stow, already in possession he took the advice of Colonel Gawler, then Governor, to whom he had letters of introduction from Lord Glenelg, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, and proceeded to...
MARK TWAIN AND MENTAL TELEPATHY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
MARK TWAIN AND M3SNTAL TELEPATHY. An article on mental telepathy by Mark Twain appears in Harper's Magazine for Sep tember. It is a subject he has written on before. Several times it has happened to him to think of a person or write to a person who had been long out of his mind, and to discover that that person had been making approaches, to him at the very same moment. A few of the instances given in the Harper article will be found below : — Several years ago 1 made a campaign on the platform with Mr. ? George W. Cable. In Montreal we were honored with a reception. It began at 2 in the afternoon in a long draw ing-room in the Windsor Hotel. Mr. Cable and I stood at one end of this room, and the ladies and gentlemen entered it at the other end, crossed it at that end, then came un the long left-hand side, Bhook hands with us, said a word or two; and passed on in the usual way. My sight is of the tele Bcopic sort, and I presently recognised a familiar face among the throng of strang...
" THE ADVENTURES OF ARTHUR ROBERTS." [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
' TEE ADVENTURES OF ABTEUR ROBERTS.' Readers who may dip into 'The Adven tures of Arthur Roberts, by Rail, Road, and River, told by himself and chronicled by Richard Morton' (Arrowsmith), will find (remarks the Westminster Gazette) a good deal to amuEe them. Some of the stories are perhaps a trifle 'thin,' and a few of ihe jokes are rather lacking in point, but the variety of the Lion Comique's budget makes up for ail}- minor deficiencies it may possess. Mr. Roberts made his first public appearance about the mature age of 13, in connection with some Penny Readings, and gradually worked his way to more ambitious performances. While emplos'ed as a bank clerk at fifty shillings a week, he took occasional engage ments as a comic singer at such places aa tbe Town Hall, Shoreditch ; Myddleton HaiJ, Islington ; and at Greenwich, at half a guinea a time ; but the prospect of securing £12 a week by undertaking two turns at East-End music-halls presented itself, and decided his fate. Mr. Robe...