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Railway Regulations. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 17 November 1883
SRailway Regulations. During the debate on the Railway.Mani?e ment Bill. Mr W f M. Clark .endeavoured' strenuously to obtain the insertion of a clause similar to that in the Harbor Trust Act, which regulates the working time to eight hours per a plan,?iid'provides for payment' for- overtime The Government would not give way,-. but promised, undr' pressure, to insert" that pro. S?'n.:with others sought for in a series of regulations to be issued, only alterable by the gvcernor. in. Council, and not by the Comrn missioners. These, according to promise, were laid on the table of the House just prior to the prorogation. We append the following extracts therefrom on points of general interest to the employes : ?,,,No person in .the employment: of the Board is allowed to trade directly or-indirectly -without the special .permission:of .the.Sec. '-,-; ,: ;T.?,employ who.is found to lie xn ember required to :.sever his ?connexion =:with. the service. .- -. - - - 6.- No officer or servant wi...
CHURCH CRITICISM. TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 17 November 1883
C HU,: LC CRITICISM. TO TrtE EIi)TOR OF:II TnEiNtDEiENDENT" :. SiR, s 'Ch?irity' is quite right in' saying that -:'all niinisters should: wear some dis tinctive dress'to show .their sacred oflice-their suthority, to trairi and lead .the laity; and if officers in the secilr maiy Areccive compensa tioni and titles. iccording to their rinks and dlcscts. shotild not the.ministers of Christ,:who hae to unlergo. training to pircpare them for their idatics; "reccive thesanem?:and the higher the grade the higher the compensation," and I ani quite sure that if the following portion of 'Peter's cpistle were more generally known, there' would not be so many in doubt on this matter .- -The translator" expresses a doubt as to its not being suppressed by the Council of Nice, bilt as: I. have a copy I-will give you a qiuotation on the' hbove subject from the first and last cli'pters 3rd Peter, Ind.4: - CHAPTER I. SNoi,;):ou? whon are called anid chosen to-o forth to allnitntionsi and :amt ng l hl?...
St. John's Progressive Union. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 17 November 1883
St. John's Progrea8ive Union. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Society was held oin Tuesday evening in the Lodge Room of the Roynal Iall, there was not a very large attendance of members. A few minutes after eight, the chairman (Rev. If. F. Scott) called upon Mr. J. Williams to read his essay on t' Pride."'- The essayist commenced by ex plaining the meaning of the word, " Pride," which he said was frequently confounided with " Vanity'" and sometimes with ."Dignity," but to the former it has no resemblance, and in many circumstances it differs from the latter. Ie ,theft-went on to show> the. .?6nderful infilnctc pride has over man.; It seems to Ib a ,art of our nature, for even children, nre proir of someilong they possess aving read a. very interesting dialogue between " l'ride,' and " Intemperance," Mr, Williams: proceeded to enumerate and enlarge upon the various formsiand devicid'pridetakes in oreder to creep into our hearts. _ First there is pride of pirse,:.then y pride:...
New Christian Meeting House. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 17 November 1883
New, Christian Meeting House. f.ot : ie?-?years tago .AIr Peter Brown, a' prom?nient leader of the sect kkhown as 'the Disciples of Christ, visited Footscray, and after communiuicating with one or two of his persuasion they detern?fihed to rent the Meclhanics' .Institute as a meeting house on Siindiys: With the particulariirews enunciatedi beyond the fact that adult nimmersion is one of the features, we havenothing to d0 at present. Siulfice it tosay that a beginning was made with a small gathering of six adherents. Mr Brown, however,, was no mere. ordinary worker. S:Enthusiastic, "with a strong conviction of the sincerity of that which he taught, a remarkable logician and, full of energy, he soon attracted: .hearers and won converts, and several who .have long since lift The district still hear testitony y .their lives to his moral influence. Aftera considerable title Mr Brown' removed to ;fresh fields, but the church once fairly sitarted continuied to prosper, and, notwlilstanding...
Local Option. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 17 November 1883
Local Option. A meeting convened by the friends of temrn perance was held at the Royal Hall on Thurs day evening, to discuss the advisability of ex tending the, principle of local option, so as to give ratepapers the power to declare in favor of lessening the number of public-houses in their district. About one hundred and fifty persons assembled, conspicuous amongst them being the members of Good Templar lodges, who ap pearcd in regalia, and on the platform were the Revs. II. F. Scott, J. Gibb, J. A. Soper, and J. S. Shearston, of H.M.S..ironclad "Nelson," W. Ai; Clark, M.I'., and bMrJ. Vale, Secre tary ti the Victorian Alliance, and afterwards n. ta,,.. :Mr Clark; who took the chair, explainel that His Worship the Mayor was to have occu pied that. position; but owing to meetings of the Council, Building Society, and other en gagements; he had requested him-(5ir Clark) to officiate. Mir Clark regretted that he was unable to remain at long, as he also had to attend the Building Soci...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 17 November 1883
Educational. OOTSCRAY SCHOOL OF ARTS :~ J-'-'i, - AND DESIGN. ??New Quiarter eommenced on October Sth. '.Subscriptions 2s 6d. per quarter. '..Classes meet every Friday 7.30 p.m. Drawing taught in all its branches. Ladies classes separate. John Deakin, Secretary. T.'HE FOOTSCRAY MECHANICS' IN I STITUTE AND FREE READING ROOM AND LIBRARY. nEMBER sSubsIerP'1ioN-as6 6d i QUARTER Open every evening from 7. till no. Daily, WVeekly, and Illustrated Papers, Scien tific Journals, and Magazines on the Tables. The lending library contains 2ooo volumes. Literary and Debating Class every Monday. School of Design every Friday. P. i. SALMON, Hon. Sec. S: .W. H. HEATHCOTE, (Organist at St. John's Church, Footscray), TEACHER of :.PIANOFORTE AND CABINET ORGAN, :::Town address - Beaufort House, Drum moord-street North, Carlton. : Local address-Mr J. C. C.'Schild, Hyde street, Footscray. - SOUTH r. MELBOURNE. COLLEGE, ' PRINCIPAL: THOMAS P M , B.A., Honorman of Melbourne University, Honor -lman nd' Trai...
Justice of Peace Court. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH, 1883. Before Mr Shuter, P.M. D. AND D. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 17 November 1883
Justice of Peace Court. M. ONDAY, 'NOVEMBER I2TI, 1883. B'; efore Mr Shuter, P.M. ". AND D. Henry McGuire was charged with being drunk and disorderly. Fined los or 48 hour: imptisonment. S AN EXCITABLE FOREIGNER. I H. Burncth was charged with insulting behaviuor. The defendant did not appear, but Mr IHar court, solicitor, pleaded guilty on his behalf. Constable Rosengrave stated that he had occasion to serve the defendant with a sum mons for using obscene language. On deliver ing hirii the summons the prisoner tore it to pieces and spat oh it. -. Mr Harcourt, pleaded that Burneth was a foreigner and at times very excitable. .A fine of 30s,'in default to days' imprison ment.was inflicted, :The satiheperson, together with" a woman," m '.za 'Cann was then charged' with using obscene language. SConstable Bonnett had his attention. drawn tii'Sunday the 4th inst., to a crowd of people in Whitehall street. On going up nearer he ascertained that the two prisoners were having an altercation....
ROUND THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
ROIDN THE"` WORLD -Scoiland li.?- is JIret l: '1l taii abteilc 'icei'i altuorls'it Ini the goodh oldtaj' r iiiCt lihhing, oniitl itfre stieamnticibth -iw as r iittair.h tile ihbcountry gii itr'.'tiidl';lheir towis li ouscl isr.n i.eitr, the country i ns,'Iintitsmisi they 'i lyr "iit'ibe lati heo i 'tI oun tiai biild iflod, ishen thly coame hunting or lishi itig. liiei Iomil e ian "t cl lLess ofl iordon, held-hier coirtin diiays ginihi)s ts'-in s 'tl i`-thi''lank'' l t:ean "iit? il,"wit' ifihhe' sr.rih f hkedi ,tether'. It .'is sltill ':a "t?ile iiltace withi' l sh?'hbnls : sme:'iof which :are r:ichit .ithd?el ' ait il comisctilueiiii thl :.sctiatlo , alihotigh high clis, is chcl', Main?,"y Halfr'Yt oficers a'nil'gtiylrNywith ;stll mctiansii ritle here;for the ehiicatioti of their fainiiliesI Diuff Houfse die seltof, the Eirl of Fife, lies :right in lianlf, the'grounds ire gr ery) blautifu rnid' extendl in one direction t lout ftir miles, in clnditi in' the ire t the lrtilgl ?of .la,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
. V6 T,:' AXO:T SCiR',. '-PATRO' NE?? E I'ILsOi NTERPRISE .' 1r.:s' k' t ^S,-t- 6 A ALIAN E fT . . ".? ,.- :. OR M :FRIEND4l:CH S : MrA:S." ".: BOOK STATIONERSY OY & CFANCYDGOODS NIA'CHOLSTOMS?LETlOCARS " . ->s.t: NEW YEA? 1 : r CARDS ". : ý' . :",.,, I '' i L ... f SEl.A ?ON8E 4-? '=ENDS FOR HOME FRIECNDSH i in Lo n DeceD i:it CRIo.T . !Larg: .,:, Wrtm e ht;o us NEV ;i:and . leh -.:. CHRISTMAST S itab fo : STf;eng; to friEnT? inOth COtdi -: "" -?-aGreat f l SVarielt of ..m erican and _ 'EtirolAYi"e'nn DiS CRSMS &'CADS 1 Book andaridiftationer W_ arehous e, . . . u ti:Alwys in stock. " : :" : - ." TI'.uIAN rI 1 O Ui ;I 0- . LAUS - AL ISCEN AN I :(- i RII:t I sr- I :I o 7 LTJ. '- (. ?.'nd F. . .-iCAS Fll r o.AR D:::, ' C.and l. CASH Dinntable:h 6in xt . " C. ahdi . RAS H I TRocE.D.tc o'" . C and F. i;.?L Matti l forroom n : : ;-8 o C.band F ." t?,-': A H th . 'li. o it C arid F: . S 4Arne, in ?iron ? es? , ??r Cand h i La:.rSH Asnselornt ment o .f:., E 5 oand ..and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
Banks. T HE NATIONAL BANK OF .AUSTRALASIA. (Incorporated by Acts of the Victorian, South Australian and Western Australian Parliaments.) CAPITAL - - i- - £,ooo,ooo In 2oo,ooo Shares of £5 each. CA I'IrAL PAI r-U.. ..............-...£Soo;ooo RESE?E FUN .................... ... 320,000 CORNERN OF I HIYDE AND'NAPIER STS. Bills Discounted Dposts receivaed:ad Interest alloed Drafts issuied on England'and the Colonies: Banirng~ business in all its .braichcs trans acted:;: , nagr. Jo tiits CoLuoviUN, Manager. Ti'he Footscray and W:illms to?: Lon Baik blh beri eopned at lieAuction Rooms of Mr P.:I, Salmon, Nicholson Street, Footscray ..; Th manager will attenad for transaction of miness every Tu inny mornig, from i to o'clock.' Loanns granted on per sonal or othrr secritimd from.' upanrds, repayable by wnekly or mnonhly'instalment. T. I: PEMBERTON' Manager. P. N: . SALMON, Agent. N.iB.--The ens ? rill atiend to all business during absence of manager., '' " M ISS:A;:' - CUTiILFRTSON Wishes t...
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
T:i O T'ODA-'S.;AiATCHIES 2'-:.:'. :F:-OOTSCRAY (st.) V..NExT. FIFTEEiN.-On the ':Wesfern ,Reserve. :;-ist eleven :-Baird, Iean, En'glish (2); ,:White, Gatland?; Spence; Nlunweek,:'McPhail, Harrison and Mitchell. Fifteen.-Pattinson, ' Copplestone (2), Dean, Scott;, McMastcr,, French (Cap.), Bennett, Shepherd, Harris, lIlcrick, Johnstone, Kelly, McLeod and Young; emergencies-Fox and .litch ll. MAiDTroE V,. CL-rTON ALMA.-On the :round of former. The (filowing will repte sent Maidstone :-Haridloy, Shipway, Watt, iniith, IPqulton, Ilving Y,, ??cIsaac, Parry, istnce, Harrison and Cant; emergencies irving and West, VARRiVILLE V. NoPRTHI WILLAMISTOWN. -The following are requested to meet at the atation at 2.30:-Grifltlhs, Murray, Andrews, Comben (2), McMalon, Digney, Truman, lritt, Menzies and Campbell; emergency Bromily. VARRAVILLE v. CLARENDON. -The follow :ng will represent the Yarraville:-Bromily, Bell, McDonald (2), Stone H., Hutchinson, Sutherland, Boyd, White, Quinard and Hen lerson...
ABSTRACT OF SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
. ABSTRACT OF `SALES.:IE , THIS DAY', NOV. 24Tit.-At Three o'clock on the ground, Moreland Street,-Footscray. J. M.. Barr, Auctioneer. FRIDAY?, NOVEMBER 3o;--At 2 o'clock, p.m., at the rooms, Collins-street,, Sale of Crown Lands.-Gemmell, Tuckett and Co., Auctioneers. ; SATURDAY, DECEMBER IsT.i At-Three : b'clock ' on the ground,: Geelong Road, Magnificent .Frontages: J: M Barr, Auctioneer.'':::.; , SATURDAY, DECEMBER Ist.-At Four 'o'clock, on the ground, Albert and Raleigh 'Streets,: Splendid' Allotments of: Land. J:.M. Barr, auctioneer.
DAWN OF FREEDOM V. UNITED TEMPLARS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
Dawxo FFREE?OS t '. UIT?ri TE\.,I its. This imatch. Was played last Saturday, at Footscray, and resulted in a'victory, for the' former by 9 wickets: and .' runs, the scores t?ing United 28 and '7, Freedom'.39 and.one wicket for xo. . Hfrt made 15 not; out for-.the former iand. MIClore9 for the latter.:. In the bowling department .Chalmers and Porter for the victors, and Miorley and Chapman foi the losers' were the most successfull. :
The Independent "ONWARD AND UPWARD." FOOTSCRAY, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1883 Local Option. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
"ONWARD AND UPWARD." FOOTSCRAY, SATURDAY, NOVEMiIBER 24, 1883 Local Option. IT is matter. for regret that the 'peakers at the recent public meeting for the advocacy of Local Option had not grappled with the difficulties of the situation which were alluded to by the chairman on opening the subject. In the abstract there may be many: who would desire to limit and restrain" the sale of.liquor, but who- cannotias yet see how it is to be effected with justice to the interests involved,' and had the speakers dwielt more upon that branch of ..the subject, instead of.the purely moral aspect of the question, they might have- thrown ,some light on. what at present seems involved in considerable obscutrity.:' With, the moral and social ,views put forward.. by the speakers few if any -will disagree, but iwhen we come to deal with -the practical, the utmost differences of opinion exist.. Few thinking men would- imagine or advo cate the. compulsory closing of hotels without fair compensation to t...
FOOTSCRAY V. KOROROIT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
The second eleven of the Footscray joirneyed to Kororoit on Saturday last to 'try conclusions with the local team, and alter a most enjoyable game, the match ended in a draw.- The Koororait making 78 and the Footscray at call of time had four wickets down for 33. ' At the cunclusion-of.th.game, both teams adjourned to llarrison's Hotel, (at the :invitation of. the locals), where an excellent supper wsas provided and .altogether a i?ost enjoyable eveniungwas spent.'' _
RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
:RICHMOND. T ompon, c and b Copplcston : Mlulhally b Scott - Bond, a and bCopplestlnec 5. I--cmrs b Scott 4",·iI··:~ ·-·-) · limnnonon J., b French ariityy it Copplnstonn tn Fenoch. 3: ltlDoogatlc and b Johtston n Emernon, bJohnstone Finlay, not ut oat z' Sundries, H Tota, 48:
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
News in Brief. Sir Charleslladuen is sriously ill. SThe lion J: G. Francis is again seriously ill.: 'No \an Yean, any altustnt of heat and dust on VWednesday. rAn active canvass s being Ilade to secure prizes for the Cricket Club bazaar. ,l?ips of the raithfll for ISS' are icing issued to member' of I arliament. " .' t The Council havedecidcdl to call fort endetrs for" the- whole- of-the contracts for twelve months. A' special: meeting of, the' Council will h?c held on .Wecdnesday evening next; to c?onsider thu.questii on of otlicers. -a ;Councillois were very, wvell pleasedl ithl the audlitor's report,; and unanimously adouipted theo suggestions contained therein.:.: . ; :-'" Sr. S- W\alent lhis obtained' pcrnission to sstl;alt : the: lIath in front of his place, the full ; r. ; Johln- ilyth; thle.newly apiointeil Cons mnissioner fori the :Itarbor Trust, has been placel on the Public Works Commilttee; Yesterday was the" last occasion on 'which` Constitution d-iy swill be obscrvdLI ...
FOOTSCRAY V. RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 24 November 1883
FooTscRAY V. RICiM.osND; i The second elevens of these clubst met on Saturday; on the ground .oft' the former. Mr French captained the locals and Mr Bond the visitors. The former vinning the toss elected to :bat and 'sent in.:Scott and Harris to the biivling of Bond 'and: Laers: Harris after making I was bowledl,'ad C. Copplestone took his place. He and Scott made a good stand and tcok the score up to 39, when the latter wins bowled for 16. Berrick, the next man, was clean bowled first ball, and after the fall of Copplestone's wicket the wickets fell rapidly until Dean got in and soon rattled by 24, obtainied by good cricke. The- inningm?closed, trforl79. ."TheRclh'iofi'~d hbWc'vi.cronly madet48: leaving the Footscray wsinners by 41. The following are the scores :- FOOTSCRAY, . Scott c ond, b avcra '.. .. 16 Harrs, blavers . . Copplestone C. b Bond .. . 22 ' Berrick,h;Bond . ;.." . o : Coppleslon H., 'cand b Bond . ' Den, bLavers. , , ' . '" ."24 Aftasters, b LaveIs' --. ; - Bennett...