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NEW SOUTH WALES DRIVING PARK CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
NEW SOUTH WALES DRIVING PARK CLUB. On Saturday afternoon the above society held their third meeting under very favour able circumstances, there being about 3000 people present, and the racing generally good. Full evidence was shown that the sport is increasing in public favour. The ninagement wais as good under the con ditions as anyone could expect. The want of sufficient accommodation for the officials was severely felt. Many of the trotters were caparisoned in the orthodox nAmerican style-with boots, leg pro tectors, caps for preventing speedy cutting, &c. Before we saw the horses in their trotting gear, we thoughtthe many illustrations of American trottinghorses exhibited were caricatures as far asthe appurtenances were concerned; but we can now inform our many Colonial friends, who have never seen an American trotter, that the pictures in question are true, and not at all exaggerated. The hero of the meeting was a Colonial-bred horse, named Native Cat. He is a large, di...
AQUATICS. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
AQUATICS. JANUAR, , 15. 'ercutile Rowing C!uh's Annual MIeeting 16. Double lley Amateur Sailiug Club. 20. National Regatta. Entries close Saturday Jcsmery 16. 0o. Smith's Hanudicap Trophy Race. WVoolloomooloo Bay Regatta 38. Pyrmont Regatta. ytAr?ec. 20. Balmain Annual Regatta. nOYAL ASYDNET TACT SQUADRON. Fourthsclass race, prize £20, January 9. Third-class race, prize £25, January 16. Second-class race, prize £25. January 2p. First-class race, prize £35, January 30. Commodore's prize, £50, February 6. BTDNEY AMAATEUR SAILING CLUB. The following is the programmoe of the races t be soiled during scson 1e85.6 :- Jmanry 9.--0oen boats, 24 feet. Imlf2?eeke, Janrary 23.-Open boats, 22 feet; open toats, 20 fccl. Februnnry 6.-Half.decked boats over 25 leet; half-decked boats, 22 feet. February 20.-Hnrry.skuTrry racefor open boats do. do., for half-decked boats. ?terch d.--Half-decked boats, over 2o feet and ot exceeding 25 feet; half-dncked boats, 20 feet anmd under. Moareh 20.--Open boat...
STOCK AND SHARE REPORT. GLOBE OFFICE, 1 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
STOCK AND SHARE REPORT. GOong OFFICE, 1 p.m. Sales reported' on 'Change :-Hunter River, steam,. .10; Port Jackson, steam, O6s.; Mercantile Mutual Insurance, 41.; Waratalh, coal, £7; Ncvadas Is. 3d.; Sunny Corner's, 40s.; Band and, Albiotl Consols, 58s.
LATE SPORTING. MELBOURNE, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
LATE SPORTING. [BY IRiE.] MELBOURNE, Tixa" DAT. The Broker, who broke his off shoulder at Randwick, has been sold to go 'to the Lachlan district. Thie price was £70. Thero is little betting on the Victoriam Club races. Chuckster is at 10 to 1 on the field. Launceston Cup, G to 4 on the field offered. Nothing was, however, done.
NEWCASTLE SHEFFIELD HANDICAP. (BY WIRE.) [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
NEWCASTLE SHEFFIELD HAN DICAP. (UT WIiE.) The' following are the acceptances for the above handicap, 150 yards, which is to be run on Thursday and Saturday next,in. the Newcastle Cricket; Ground: Yd.1 R. Parnell, Gorair A, J. Farrell, Sydney Lake .. ... 10 ., Sutton, IlnH ilton 4 P. Calhaghan, West F. IIillaor',llamilton ,5 i 'Isitlnd . ... 10 V. Illditch, Strry E. Hnummerstone, Mills... . . Sydney ... ... 10 J. A. Grifllths, St. P. Doyle,Ihmiton. 10 Story's . . C C. Thomas, Iiamll Jt. almna, Shoalhnven 7 to ,...... .. 10 JoWV.Byrlo, Parkcs 7| C. Bathgatc, Now. It. lailey, Newcastle 7 castle ... 10. n. lMlois Bathurstl 7 J.D.tebster, New. F.A.o Browu, Young 7 castle ... 1. G. Jartt, ]allitDu ... A. Barrett, Minnt 1O J. Dover, Cooranllsong J. Full, Boorn l ... 1L J.H.Coady, Wybao g 8 H. Camp|, y ,tbel, WV'est It.Shelton,Nowcastlo 8 Ma1nitatnd ... ... 1L 1V. 11. Mloore, Guya 8 J. Lovcday, Globe W. Clarke, Figtrco... land, Newcastle IL P. Mlonlglhan, Isling. J. Il. Davis, Land). ton .....
NOTES AT THE INQUEST ON SENIOR. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
NOTES AT THE INQUEST' .ON SENIOR..' Whois the acting coroner opened his court at St. Jeonards this morning to cesume' the inquiry into, Mr. Senior's sudden death, his face betrayed great anxiety, and he eagerly counted the jury to see whether 12 good man and true were present. As the clerk called their names Mr. Pinhey watched nervously eashcone, and as the last answered,?gave vent to a sigh of relief. An uncommon amount of interest is taken in the inquiry. Senior had so many friends and acquani:mcces, and his demise has fallen with suck a shook on them, thiat they are anxious to hear the last of the poor fellow. Consequently, there was a good sprinkling of onlookers in the court house,.and amongst those present were. several of the party who were encamped at Middle Harbour on New Year's Day, and whom Senior.and his friends visited. It was this party that refused to allow the former to remain with them, as they feared, from his extraordinary conduct, that he would do harm both to th...
LATE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.—JAN. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
LATE 8 IPPING. ARRIVALS.-Jan. 11. ty-eo-MIoon, 1202 tons, Captain G. Tait, from Brisbano 9th instant. A.S.N. Company, agents. The followiung assenagore arrived from Brisbano, Sor MIoroton, this morning :--Icsnlmes Clinton, Porter, Fowler, Urowhanll, Boreh, Dixon, Francis, Mlissea Traey, Roberts, Messrs. Clinton, Cuohoert, Bellamey, Cnamupbell, Bush, Dixon, Beid, and 15 ie tho steerage.
SHOOTING A SUPPOSED ORCHARD THIEF. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
SHOOTING A SUPPOSED ORCHARD THIEF. A rather peculiar case of shooting with intent to do grevious bodily harm was preferred against an elderly man, named Henry Wardox, at the Water Police Court to-day, and will probably come on for hearing duringthe afternoon. It is stated that yesterday afternoon at about 1 o'clock a lad named James Ml'Der mott, in company with some other young sters, entered the grounds of Mr. Brough ton, at Paddington, and proceeded to relieve a peach tree of some of its burden. Whilst engaged in this nefarious pro ceeding they were detected by the defen dantwho appeared on the scene armed with a gun, and taking aim at short range he fired and broughit M'Dermott to earth. The injured lad was speedily removed to tihe Sydney Hospital,wheroit was found lie had received a severe peppering of dust shot, and the disfigurements resulting therefrom are likely to accompany him through life. Constable Abel, of Woollahra, on receiving information of what had happened, at onc...
STOCK INSPECTORS' REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
STOCK INSPECTORS', REPORT. GRArFTo AND CASINO. - Weather moderately cool with occasional shoiwerr throughout the district; Grafton 70 points; pasture improving rapidly; water supply fair, but a downpour is much needed to fill holes and creeks. Condition. of stock improving. CooNAInRLE.- Weather dry; heavy.: clouds towards evening, but no rain; pasture very scarce in most parts of the district; water supply very low; condition of stock poor anywhere in the vicinity of Coonamble.. MAITLAND.-Weather cloudy, threaten ing rain; very hot during week. Pasture fair; but extreme heat rapidly drying it up. Water supply plentiful, and likely to last. Condition of stock good. HusE.-Weather : Thunderstorm on the 3rd, and nice rain on the 8th ; at German ton there were 35 points rain; 9th fine. Water supply enough for the present. Condition of stock good. 900 owes front. Munagaldrie for Berry Jury; 3000 from" Nariandera for the Mountains; 4200 from Kinross for Uro Park; 22 fat cows from Tour-mile...
MINING TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
MINING TOPICS. The Barrier Ranges Silver-mining As sociation, Limited, December2l.--Bonanzo mine:-Two men raising ore on south side of main drive; lode varies in thickness from ift. ,to 2ft. Raised about two tons of ore during the week. The Band of Hope and Albion Consols, Ballart, January 8.-No. 11 level south extended 18ft. lin. for the fortnight; passed through another crosscourse, which did not disturb the stone much; it is stilllarge, and can see alittlegold init. No. 12levelnort? extended 23ft.; stone about 2ft. wide; can see gold frequently. No. 12 level south, extended 24ft. Gin., about lft. wide, and not very good. Prospecting cros?cut east, making fair progress. Prospecting cross cut west in ahbnut 30Ft6. pa sed tLrouulg a track 2ft. wide, carrying heavy mineral,. which shows fair prospect of gold when roasted. No. 7 shaft sunk 10ft. 6in.; total below No. 11 level, 74,ft. The Barrier Ranges Silver-mining Ased elation, Limited, Hen and Chickens AMine, December 26.-The east ...
LATEST BETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
LATEST BETTING. Very little betting has taken place over the Anniversary Handicap. The latest quotations are: Tempe, 8st. 6b.. 8 t 1 Jewel, 7st. 21b . .. l... 12 tol 1 linerva, 8st. 61 .. ... 15 to Burrilda, 7st. 2lb. .. ... 15tol 1 Soldier Boy, 8st. 1b. ... ... 15 to 1l Thal:ambau, tst. 101b. ... 20 to 1 Cerise nd Ble, st. ... ... 0 to 1 fattailous, 8st. 4l1b. ... ... 2 to 1 Bonuie Bee, et. i1b. ... S 5 to 1 Kathleen, 7st. 61b. ...... 25 to l Hexhlmn, st. .. 25 tol 1 Others l0 to 1 to 100 to 3.
A FATAL FALL. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
A FATAL FALL. A melancholy accident occurred in Upper Fort-street last evening. A man named James Garner lost his balance whilst leaning over the balcony of No. 62, and fell a distance of about 20 feet to the ground. On being picked up it was found that the base of his skull had been frac tured, and such other serious injuries that his immediate removal to the Sydney Hospital was decided upon. The injuries he hadreceived, however, proved fatal, and he died a few minutes only after he was admitted to the hospital. The inquest on his body will be held at the Assembly Hotel at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
THE DEATH OF MR. SENIOR. THE OFFICIAL INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
--THE DEATH OF ,MR. SENIOR. THi O0I55AL. -INQUIrY. The inquest on' the body of the late Mr. Arthur Hastings William Senior, who wase drowned ,in the harbour on New Year's Day, owing to a boat in which he was in having capsized, was resumed before Mr, tW. Pinhey, 2.P.,atthe St. Leonards Police Court this morning. The inquiry was commenced on, Friday, and the whole of that day was occupied in exhuming the body and the taking of the evidence of the witnesseq fQr identification, and that of Mr. Shaw, who was one of the boating party. Shaw, who showbd great intelli gence, explained the fatality in a clear and Incid manner, and was complimented by MIr. Pinhey for the clear way in which he lad laid the case before the jury. Mr. E. B. Simpson, of Want and Co,, appcared on behalf of Dalgety and Co. (Limited), the owners of the steamer Alpha, which has been referred to in the evidence, and in the interests of Messrs. Shaw, proomfield, and. Cooper, the three occupants of the boat with Senior. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
They were at a dinner party, and he remarked that he supposed she was fond of ethnology. She said she was, but she was not very well, and the doctor had told .her not to eat anything but oranges. "Yes, Job suffered some," said a melan choly Long Island farmer, "but he never knew what it was to have his team run away and kill his wife right in the busy season, when hired gals want three dollars a week." A plain gold' ring in Now York has Sofficiated" at one hundred and eighty five weddings in two years. It is kept at Castle Garden, and loaned for use by im-' migrants who want to marry there. A paper chimney fifty feet high has lately been put up at Breslau. Compressed paper pulp is said to be one of the least in flammable of substances, and makes an ex cellent material for fireproof doors. A jubilant voter wrote two letters im mediately after the return of his candi date at a late election, one to his son, con sisting of a single word, "Hurrah!" and the other a few sentences of condo...
CARDINAL MORAN AT TAMWORTH. TAMWORTH, THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
CARDINAL MORAN AT TAMWORTH. B(no WIR:.-FROMD ouR OWN CORRE0sSPON DEP.) TAMWOfTH, ' Tirs D :t. Saturday and Sunday will long be remembered with fcclings of gratification and pleasure, not only by Catholice, but also by large numbers of all classes And creeds of this community, who witnessed the grandest Catholic 'demonstration that ever took place in Tamworth. The special -element of importance. and interest was the presence of his Eminence, Cardinal Moran, and the Bishops of Mait land; Armidale and Bathurst, with their -haplains, to perform the ceremony of. blessing St. Nicholas' Church. Long before the time for the arrival of the distinguished ecclesiastical prlty, .,th West Tamworth Railway Station was crowded with vehiclaue of all des criptions, and people from all parts of the district. The scene was, a very .animated one. At a little after 4 o'clock the mail train came alongside the platform, and the Cardinal, bishops, and chaplains were received by his Lordship, Dr. Torregiani...
A DUEL ON THE TIGHT ROPE. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
A DUEL ON? THE TIGHT ROPE. The taste for rope-dancing, which the celebrated Madame Voilanto brought into Sfashion in the early part of the last cen tury, flourished nowhere so much and long .os in Dublin, where the agile lady estab lished herself and opened a theatre, the S.attractions of which for a timej superseded every other place of public amusement. Madame Voilante was the Blondin of her day, but more of an artist and less of an acrobat. She treated the public to scenic etrects they had never -witnessed before; she trained some notable actresses, among Whiom was Peg Woffllington, and carried rope dancing to so high a pitch that the bearese onds of Dublin talked of and attended to nothing else for some years. Long after the days of her management had gone by, and her theatre passed into other hands and uses (it is said to have become a Methodist chapel), the relish for this spacies of' peiformance was strong enough in the public mind to produce a kind of civil war regarding the...
GOOD NEWS FOR AUSTRALIAN WINE-GROWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
GOOD NEWS FOR AUSTRALIAN WINE-GROWERS. Read in the light afforded by the past negotiations between Groat Britain and Spain, the news imparted by a Reuter's telegram in another column, to the effect that the protocol of a commercial treaty has at last been signed by the two Governments, may be looked upon as having special interest for Australia. There has been a long agitation on the part of Spanish wino merchants to get their wines admitted into England at -tho same rate of duty as that charged upon French wines, and the Spanish Government has resented very warmly the fact that the Spanish wines have, as" a rule, been liable to the higher duty of 2s. Gd. per gallon, while the French wines have been let in at Is. per gallon. The truth was that the Spanish wines were charged at a higher rate simply because they contained more alcohol thanthoso of France. Almost all the French wines are of less alcholic strength than 26 degrees, and almost all the wines of Spain are over that strength...
LESLIE DACRES' VOW. [Newspaper Article] — Globe — 11 January 1886
LESLIE DACRES' VOW. "Papa dearest, may I invite a great friend of mine to come and stay with- us for a few days " 'pleaded pretty Vera Dacres, leaning caressingly over her father's ohair, whilst she nervously played with his doi brown hair. Leslie bacre's brow clouded, and he was about to utter a peremptory refusal, when Vera, not waiting for his answer, hastily continued. "I know papa dear, since mother's death you have disliked 'Iadies' society, and I wouldn't think of asking you to let Coralie Laacelles come here, only she is so utterly different from 'other girls. In fact, she is not a girl at all, being 25 last week." Leslie Daercs smlied at this naive re mark of his 18-year-old daughter, and murmured, "Coralie Lascelles; it is a' pretty name." ."Yes, and Coralie is such a pretty darling girl; you would like her so much. Papa dearest, do grant this wish of mine, for"-hero the winsome face blushed, and a tender light shone in the clear blue eyes; "you won't have me much longer t...