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THE NEW PRIMATE OF AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
THE NEW PRIMATE OF AUSTRALIA. . We present to our roadors a portrait of ? tho now' Primate of Australia,' '. tho Rev.' Canon Saumarez Smith, who has been again oleoted to the Sc'o of Sydney, whibh oarrios' the Primacy with it. Several months ago Canon Smith was Boleoted ns the sucoossor to the Rev. Dr. Barry, but his conseoration was delayed by the tech nical objections raised to his -appointment, and to provont difficulty ho resigned the. position in order that tho oleotion might proceed ilc novo. This has boon dono and the first ohoico has again been ratified, so that whon tho formal announce ment is reooived by the Archbishop of Cantor; liui y, tlioro will ho nothing to provent tho ceremony of consecration being proceeded with. Tho nisw'Primato' who has boon in holy orders 30 years, is now 57 years of ngo. Ho was educated at Cambridge University -whoro he passed a 'distinguished scholastic, caroor, and won- a fellowship of Trinity College. For tho last 20 years he has been ehiofi...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
NEW ZEALAND. --Parliament -assembles oiv 12th June. Tho public accounts show a probablo surplus of over £100,000. The railway accounts for the year closed show a not revenue of £400,000, equal to 5 por cent, on tho cost of the railways. A coasting cutter has been wrecked at Tou ranga, and two young men, Tumor and Cinna mon, drowned. . Tho schooner Annio Hill has arrived M days out from ]5owen, Quconsland. Sho encountered terrific gales, and undor baro poles driftod 300 miles westward, being obliged to call at Howe ? Island for provisions.. . ,-.,-. ,c At1 a Mormon cohvontion held at Mastern lp elders who have boon securing converts to Mor monism were present for the pnrpose of compar ing notes respecting the progress made in the -different portions of Now Zealand visited by them; The elders claim that- there a to 3500 Mormons in Now . Zealand, and that, last yenr 500 converts, mostly Maoriex. were secured. .
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
SOUTH AUSTKA.LTA. The Central Board of Health have received a report that a case of leprosy lias been discovered at Blumberg, a town about 20 miles, from Ade laide. The authorities discredit the report, but the strictest inquiries nre being made. The Bishop of Adelaide, Dr. Kennion, is making special efforts to completo St. Peter's Cathedral, for which tho sum of £27,000., is. re-.., 'quired.' 'OiT16tlf April a 'large public meeting was held 'in- tho Adelaide Town Hull to consider 'tile matters amongst tho speakers being Bishop .Goej- of; Melbourne. His Excellency tho Gover nor occupied tho chair. It was announo'od that £10;000 ? vluid: already boon procured, and amongst tlio sums given in tho room were £1000 -.euchfiom Sir'fhomas Elder, Messrs. J. H. Angas, G. C. Hawker, J. F. Cudmoro, F. II. Dut ton, and Dr. Bain, £500 from Mr. David James, £250 from Chief Justice Way, and £200 from Lord Kintore. An audacious robbery occurred at the Commer cial Bauk of Australasia/ at, Adelaide,',...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
TASMANIA. ! H.M.S. Dart, whioh: has been at Hobart for Home woeks i-ast, has gone on a cruise. It is proposod to hold nil Industrial Exhibition in Lau'noeston, opening in November next, and tho management announce that applications for space will bo reooived up to 1st July. Miss Hamilton, daughter of his Hxcollonoy Sir R. Hamilton, waH married on 7th April at St. David's Cathedral, Hobnrt, to Mr. T. A'Beokett AVeigall, of Melbourne The coro mony wns performed by Bishop Montgomery, assisted by Dean Dundiis and Archdeacon Mason. ?. - ? ,, , Mr. ' Tom ' Jennings, the well known licensee of tho Harvest Homo. Hotel, the heaviest and biggest innn in Australia, died somewhat suddenly on1 tho 25th March. He had been nilinR for somo time past,, and dropsy setting in his death was not unexpected. His weight was 32 stone ; height, 5 foot 10 inches ; chest measurement, 68 inches ; waist, 82 inches ; round calf, 20i inches. Mr. Jonnings wns a nativo of Stream Hond, Albor ton, Yorkshire, and wns ...
—MINING— [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
A largo extent of business has been trail jjiicted dining the past mouth, both* in silver sharos and investment stocks, and the transac tions reported are fur above tin.1 late nvoragoH. In s'.lver sliarcs, Block 10, Urokoii -Hill ?.-'Pro- prietary,- * ami Control, paid, had. extensive business at fluctuating prices. , JiritiMli'JJloeks, lower. South, Block 5, Bmkon Hill .Tunot.ibii, Now North and Hound HiU hdyo lmd;'a, very fluctuating market, being from^daytoilay. ruled moru by Exchan'go ideas than any al. oration's in 'the actual value of .tho. mines: Pinhaole Tribute improved. In gold tho transactions w'oru -not very, numerous, and no change of importaiuio to report. Earl of Boaconsfieid Hold at an advance. Egyptian, Madainu.. .Berry,1 Working- Miijers, llusHoll's Reef, Great. Extended '-Hiisitler'K- -'and New' Chum Railway had, : good ' sales.''! In ? Investments, ' City of Melbourne Bank firm. Colonial Bank .sold; ':? at' the ': improved ?'.. lirico of ^ £12 ,18s. .. Commercial...
SHIPPING NEWS. HOBSON'S BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
? HOBSON S BAY. Aurivkii.— April 4.— Orange Grovo, J. Duncan froinj^ort ].nnis,- Miiuritius. 5.— Abenluon, CharJus 1'aylor, from London, ifcc. 9.— Australien, (). Didior, Liout. de V;, from MarseilleH, Ac; Jlarga retha, D.- Kiister, from Drainnien ; 'Henry JJuek, ,1. Millar,- from. San Francisco. 10.— Yolaiuloi' I1. T. AVatts, from Kureka, Iluinboldt ISay ; .Solingen, N. P.Trulson, from Hamburg, &-?.; City of Athens, K. Morrison, from- Now York. 11.— Cnzeo, J. F. Aiitleison, from London, Ac- 14.' —Pearly' Homy Manning, from San Krancisco.. ...16.— J'oj-t Pirie, Ouorge-DttllhiK, from London, ,&e.' - 19J— Carthami, W. A. Whueler, from London ; 'Jliihbuck', '-'?T.^'RiiKliin Urodie, from London. 20.— Louli Katrine, U. liu Jienim, from OlnnpaW. , .? ; ' --.i' OuuiiEi) bur.— April 3.— Clituit; .7.' M'Lean, for Mauritius ; (jiilgoa, J. E. Ilbii'ry, for London, *«. 4.— Arcadia, W. It; Andrews, for-Lbiulon, Ac; 10.— Iberia, ^Y. Waddilovo, for London :. Austiulion, -f. Didiur,...
AN ERST-WHILE CLIPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
- ( AN HHST-WHIL15 CTJVP10H. If. one had thojtimo and could got: tho information, what an interesting ar.ticlo could bo mado oat of the histories of some of tho old vessels now lying in Hobson's Bay.- ITn couth and old fashioned, begrimmed with coal, aui unsightly derrick standing on tho deck, nine persons out- of -ten would pnst- them by as unworthy of notice, but most of them have a history. With the exception of a few, they wore tho clippers of a bye-gone day. They were the vessels which to those of tho previous gen eration ;seomed as grand as tho .Britannia or the Orizaba soerrito us. On their deck, ?? fair lndie-i reclined as they crossed from the old world to the ne.w. Their ariivnl was a greater event than that of the biggest and best steamer that trades here now. And good ships thoy were, nnd stoutly built with beams and planks, fitter to contend with the frozen seas of Capo Horn, than the iron tanks that these who go downto the sea in ships use now. ,But their day -is - ove...
AMERICAN ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
:A~MERI0AN ITEMS. NKW»;YYoKki'-fcTlio;.,last pcrformanoos of the GbY'riigln'Ppera Company, aro announced. In tho: oourS'e of d'oUronologioal aeriea of Wagner's pporns, ,hi_s early work, Bienzi, was given, with, some acceptance.. Public interest is now' centred on tho forthcoming' Italian opora season, during which Madame Patti, Madame Albarii and Signor . Tainaguo are announced to appear. .', The season; oommonoca at the Metropolitan Opera House on tho 24th Maroh. The D'Albort and- Saraaate concerts arc over, and Solibr Saras'ato has re turned to Europo to fulfil engagements there.
AMERICAN ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
AMERICAN ITEMS. , Nr\X Y6i-k; — The last performances of -tho jGprfntui Opera' Company aro announoed. In tho goiiria-of^ff^bronologloal soriea of Wagner's operas, his early work, Rienzi, was given with . some acceptance. Public-interest is now centred oil the forthcoming Italian opora .season, during whioh Madame Patti,:Madame Albani and Signor .-..' Toimaguo aro announced to appear..,-:'; The season)' commenced at the Metropolitan Opera'House on ;.- tho 24-th March. The D'Albert and Sarasato concerts are over, and. Sonor Sarasato has re turned to Europe to fulfil engagements there.
EUROPEAN ITEMS. LONDON. 14th March. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
EUROPEAN ITEMS. [FllOM OUH Coit'UESi'ONDKNT.] LoNDONri^th March. A testimonial oouoert .for the 'boneflt ' of Mailamc Arabella: Goddard was given on tho 11th ot March, in St. Jamos's Hall, at which tho Princess of Wales and other groat ladies were present. Various reasons prevented the concert from being tho success that might have been anticipated, chief among which must bo men tioned a. circular issued 'by Mr. Henry D.ivison, a' son of the biniiioiaire, stating that ' . her relatives and friends were quite ' iiroparod to 'provide for her. Herr Joaohim, the trump card of tho' concert, hrrivoil ' rathor late, and after' his performance the Princess of Wales took her departure, toge ther with tho majority of the audience It is expected that tho proceeds of the concert will oxcood £300, which, added to tho subscriptions already laised from private and other sources will, it 'is hoped, amount to a total of about £1200. At the concert of the' Royal Choral ' Society recently Igiyoh in th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
MUSICAL DIRECTORY. MRS. K H. PALMER, l- V1UKKLING, Stanhope-street, Malvern, ? -?:/ ?., , -i -..?'.-And !' i .i.' -t Messrs. ALLAN and Co., Collins-street. City. HERB FLOCK ; (Pupilof Dr. Volkmar), TKACUER OP PIANO A^5 D VIOLIN. Town Ad.lress— Messrs. W. H. QLEN and Co. ^ Private Address— 24 Tho 'Avenue, Windsor. '? MISS ASA B. BLOXHAM, A.R.C.M., P.T.S.C. (P.ipil of i he late Madame Jenny Linddoldschmidt). VOtUK CULTIVATION, PIANO, HARMONY, &c. 167 Collins-street, or l .Mo.ssrs. W. II. OLKN and Co.. Collins-street. , HASAME FANNY SIMONSKN, ' ' 1 Cambo, ' .- Carlisle-street,' St. Kilila. ALLAN'S, ' Monday and Thursday. mk. t.homasj. hammoni-,; - ' Messrs. ALLAN and Co.', ColUns-street East' ' And ' ' Morningsido, ;North Brighton. . MISS ALICE KING, IJronze and Silver Medallist, B.A.M., London. PIANOFORTE and SINGING. Messrs. NICHOLSON and Co.-, Collins-street. MELBOURNE PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY. Offices, Messrs. NICHOLSON & Co., 246 Collins-st HON. CONDUCTOR, Mr. GtiORUE ...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. The K.Utor begs to announce that' he cannot undertake to return MSS. which he finds unsuited for insertion. Correspondents areadvised to retain copies of their MSS. . T.K.E. — Kor an absolute beginner we : should ' recommend Dr. Uridgus' little primer. For tnoie advanced stud juts, Cherubini may be studied with advantage, though it is moro than likely that; tho modern writer?, such as Macfarren, Ilichter, -Scc, contains everything that is in Cherubini and more besides, and frout's , new , .work in . very highly spoken of. Moreover, Cherubini' is— well, just a woo bit dry. , There are also ' many 'excellent foreign work.-) Thosa named are all English, or to bo hart in English. ' ? '.''?. F. 1-., T.ior.ik. — Schubert's symphonies were all purf o nn cd some years ago at the Crystal Palaco. Many of them are almost devoid of musical interest, especially to those who estimate Schubert as a symphonic writer by tho unfinished symphony in B minor and the colossal C...
THE FIRST OPERA. A NOVELETTE BY HECTOR BERLIOZ. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
THE FIRST, OPERA. A Novelette 1|by Hector Berlioz. [FROM -THE JfRENOH.] When alono, it seemed to me that all the cas oades of Terni and^Tiypli were rushing through my head, and it 'was still worse when I under stood my good fortune. IMy brain was in a stupor — I seemed to bo dreaming; and lol the grandeur and beauty of my task passed in review before me — I take up my libretto, which had boen f or a long time lying abandoned in a corner ; I again see Paula, Francesco,- Dante, Virgil, shadows and damned spirits; I; hear those ravishing tones of love sighing plaintively; tender and 'grace- ful melodies full off abandon, melancholy and chaste passion unroll ;? themselves before me ; the outraged husband 'utters a horrible cry of hatred ; I see two entwined corpses roll at hiu feet ; then, again, ,1'- find the hearts of the two lovers, still firm and united, - though whirled and tossed about by wines in the depths of the abyss ; thoir-'plaintive voices are mingled with the low and, i fa...
POETRY. SPRING BREEZES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
POETRY. ,.- ^SPRING BREEZES/ Breezes gently .naurmur abound,-- ' Whisper and rustle .with' gladsome sound, Tidings of hope and faith they bring, Borne on the odors and sounds of spring ; Sorrow no more, sad heart, forget thy pain, For thee, for all, mow life will dawn again ! Through the world the joyous time Spreads its magid from /clime to clime, FloVrets bloom upon jev'ry spray, Song birds gaily, repeat 'their lay ; Sorrow no more, sad heart, forget thy pain, For thee, for allj fresh joy will bloom again ! '?''''. [' ' Cablotta Tasca.
ELSIE MAUD STANLEY HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
ELSIE MAUD 'STANLEY HALL. ' Tho subject of 'our skotch is ' ono of thoso bright geniuses that do credit to our land, [and of whom wo havo overy cause to be prou'di. ' The Australians arc, without doubt, a musio. loving race, and the number of young iioopld 'who evinco decided signs of musical talent- is sur prising ; but little. Elsie Maudo Stanley Hall has proved hersolf to be.pno.of thoso remarlinbly [gifted beings whoso abilities aro phenomenal. ] Toowoomba, a pretty, ' delightfully mtuatcd f town in an agricuftural and pnstoial district of I Queensland, boasts tho honor of being the birth 1 place of the little child pianistc, Elsie Maude * Stanley Hall. Toowoomba is just 100 miles to ':the .westward of Brisbano, and is perched oii tho summit of tho main lango overlooking the low lands eastorly, whilst westorly extend the famous Darling Downs. ' - Elsie Hall watt bom on 22nd Juno, 1877, and is thoroforo now only 12 years of ago. Tho first sign aho gavo of the possession of her ma...
BEN TROVATO. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
: BEN TROVATO. Mr. W. T. Best, the eminent organist, was onoe asked why organs were not constructed so that performers could use their separate toes for the pedals, as they use their separate fingers for the keys. He oontented himself with point ing out the groat difficulty of passing the big toe under the third; and remarked that he thought that considerable praotioe would be required to execute a shake neatly by means of the little toe and its neighbor. . A lady' on hearing for thp first time a new organ was informed that tho. blowing was per formed by water. 'Ah ! now I under tand,' she innocently ropliod, 'why its tones are so liquid.'
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Illustrated Australian News and Musical Times — 1 May 1890
NEW SOUTH 'WALKS. ; The Maharajah of Ulwar left Sydney, en route for Bombay, on 29th March. ?The Railway Commissioners have accepted ithe tondor of Hudson Brov for 12 composite xdrriaRes and 25 bmko viun at a cost of ?RSRinnn - ' - . ? . ''. ? _ ; M--. Voter lleriiurt, governor of ? Goulburn ?'?Bttol, has been appointed to tho governorship of D.irliiigliurst g.iol, rendered vacant bytho death ? or Governor Lovett. ; ' ..'The Tiados ami Labor Council -.have do 'oided that the' biilan'co -»f ? £760 forwarded by the council towards; the London Dockors'Striko Fund,' and which has- sinco' been lying'idlo, be 'handed over to ..the . dockets' 'union for relief purposes. , ' ?'-.'.. Mr. Goo. H. H. Lusk, barrister, lias won the first prize of £300 offered for the second portion or' the history for public schools, for which the Government invited competition. Tho Rev. .Tns. Milno. Prosbytorinn minister, has obtained tlm sucoiid prize of £150. Mr. Lusk won the prize of £150 for tho first put o...