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Drolleries. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
Waggs went to a station of one of our rail. roads the other. evening; and fin d fiing tlhe ik carriige full, said, in a loutid oice, ' This carriage don't go.!:,; Of course these words caused: a general stampede, andr Maiggs took the best seat. .The carriages soon ;moved ao' Inthe midst of the indignation the wag; was quiestioned. ' 'ou said ;thisn carriage didn't .'o Well, it didn't then; but it does now Of course the `,soldl" laiighed, and said Wag gs ;-A neiwly-oamrel1 nti who evildentlj needs diseipline, thus discourses A i woman s handy thisig to iha e aboutithe hioise. Sh rIes not cost anynore to keepthan you'll give hr, Snd ihe'lake a great interest inyou. If you go out at night, she'll be aake when yot get home, and then shell tell you abouit your self, ail more tooIb Of counrse .shesill knov whiere yo'vebeen sand sIn t kepilit ost out so late, and will tellyou; yet right a'ter she g ets through telling you that, she will ask you where '0 ~hare been oand wbhatit kept you so ...
"OUR HARRY." A TALE OF THE DIGGINES. CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
"OUR HARRY." - A TALE O THE DIGGINGS. Why isth thus APTE V. Thee's anothe I Why 'y not ~jt be thbe skull of a .lawyer? TIiE morning was ushered in by a very concert of sound through the forest. It were vain to tell those who never passed a night, or saw a sunrise in-an Australian forest, of the wondrous" new-world songs of what are falsely'called'our songless birds. How can man with pen de scribe the io feans of the fethered tribes in the grand old woods scarce traversed by the foot oJ man at the tiine referreild to.: What word painter could describe the glorious volume of sound rising like a morning hymn'of praise fromi copse, hal?feri:, and. dell, when. each feathery mimosa held on its shivering branches its own little colony of twittering wrens, whose deep blue plumage seemed like gems of aqua marine set in the emerald of the bright green foliage. Here, amidst the golden blaze of the flowers of. - th acacia gleamed the gorgeous yellow, purple and crimson of the rosella, or the bl...
NOXIOUS TRADES AGITATION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
NOXIOUS TRADES AGITATION. TO TIlE EDITOR'OF TIIE ISNDEI'ENDENT. S:Sit,-By inserting the 'following in reply to •Mr Chalmers' letter in Friday's Age you will greatly oblige. That gentleman commences by stating that in the first'place the committee of which he is chairman has no desire to inter fere with "any other of the so-called noxious trades other than the manure manufactories, so that we must call "attention to the speeches made by vainris members of the committee at an indignation meeting held in the Royal Hall, ?Footscra}; duringEebnary, werywstgthe}haqdtl -that ths, teadijt~sthblshd' ,n?Footsxeay. weiea Spreventing the Borough' from keeping pace with bther -suburbs'of the city of Melbourtie, * and preventing a more desirable class of people from residing there.: This remark we believe has been noted lby the working dclases.." It is Sonly lately they have turned round,' the object being to -strengthen their hands : to-day against us. Mr Chalmers refers to the report of the ins...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
Ft103TB,8LLaLL `. ThI forllowingn r ctches have been arranged foe._'tih FP'oo.ticray 1oot tliall Clili C fo the ? in?, sea3son :- '-- :;o ".;•' t t Wpllto, o:. Woelaye".. -',) !,e:8[ o n Po cn atas".'':':", oo e 'P n s:i: A Cin ,n,? us Powlett Týoo ye dune llinis wný' Piliamsown. ,- Nirmanby,- noo d.cra. "o o Nr te. 7 Carlton (seeon-l) Footscay.;;EsMid:I . ~. 1 tlsborne. ; :'-.=y· \iliansow .= at \BLr\Ione~ePdnnds '-;` .oonee' onddr .?r:li :;~:·I?; I Ndm~nFitzroy C: Gr'o'un:Gd;in Sct"': ... t.. . ii :Vrr K: kN;!,.fy :!'f,; nl: ":s ;Purlet-: ;.+'" ; .I'};,, JasI nbo ur~ne . 2 4 ON:9:!··I:~~Ir
NOXIOUS TRADES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
S-N OIOUS', TRADES: TO TE. EDIITOR OF TIII_ R EE)DER'R NT": ::SlSIRA :s this is- day so big with fate to a ..large number of Working .men in the Borough ot Footsciry, I trustIthat youwsillI pirdon me for agai trespasslmg on yourTspace to speak on ?-the matter-from a workingman's pointof view.c SIt appears from what information I can glean 'rthat there are from fifty todsixty men employedl :in the manipulation of artificial manure and bone dust in and ioiound Footscr; y. This fact in itself, should- cause ratepayers to weigh the niatter well in their Iinds before 'recording a vote that may tend to sulppress even • this one industry,. but another: and to my mind even a greater reasons why they should? not be prose cuted at the present time, is that they consume ,a large amount of olTal from a great many of the surroundiig maninfa'ctoies, and convert it into a most essential ingredient necessary to ?suece-sful agticulture, and to drive them out from the centre of noxious trades on whic...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
---I A 1.0 U " h 0. t ',' m" . V 'AD P OFF ICE PubA Nc that In;;-ioder. to ioffer .rery facilitya for both' AY:I PROPEI:ES, PLAC, D IN HIIS H"IlDS OFR SALEWILL'B::: ..,: -L DVERTIS ED IN HIS LIS Ti AND THE AUTMOST S" To harge mbeing made ifor fr6 Sae; unless a. Sae? is ..ected, .... , ..... thSale of Furniture, Produce, and Stoc In which the Insed icipa in- the S usks taken at Lowe: tst Rates Insure your - ouses, nd our. Furiture. AGENT FOR THE Colonial M autu ac Lifeand -:r :pcand pMae inte -oit . In h oich thte Inpured miiipat fin-tl co isdut in kea atn paoroeft Distric AGENT -FOR TIIE - and Ma . .rie Prfis "STONEY SAED IS 0'NEY EARNED. 'I JSCEN AND FOLEY, Lin..- e L'.EA' CASHI W U.:!LCOUCI':, x7 OU..a1 SIR~IC!1 LIST . (LaicJ. Stanay ). C1 LUSCEN and FOLEY'S "C S I:I lEVISED £tj LIST. . C. ad I'':i:. PRLR .adF S1 1. £. d. C. andoF. .--I `leiS;. labia ft. 6 in. a a C. and F. CH76..^_ C.adl F. (CALii l Cll4a::lia aS nardrg;z.! l 0 j 6 I C. an F. C \ i1 F\1:r c.,n. se led a airs '1 a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
AUCTIONS. . WEDNESDAY. APRIL 25. At Three O'clock. ,. On the Ground, Nicholson Street, Footscray. TWO BUSINESS ALLOTMENTS For POSITIVE SALE. Each 2Oft. Frontage by a Depth of lo6ft. to a Right-of-way at the Rear, Being Lots 8 and g of Crown Allotment A, Footscray. S'RE\WS and ARKLE have received in h structions to Sell by public auction, on the ground, as above, by their auctioneer, Mr Crews, All those Two Allotments of land, each" having a frontage of 20 feet to Nicholson street by a , depth of Io6 feet to a right-of-way. The property is within two minutes of the railway station, and nearly opposite the premises erected by W. I. Clark, Esq., M.L.A., and next the. property of Mr Anderson, Bootmaker. Title Certificate. Terms-Quarter Cash, Balance at One Month, SATURDAY, APRIL 28. At Four o'Clock, on the Ground, SNAITH STREET. Two SPLENDID COTTAGES, on Allot. ments 20o feet each by 95 feet more or less. BT IM.. BARR has been favored with iLn i i. : structions from Charles Davies, Esq....
Church of England Tea Meeting, Yarraville. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
ghP rghb of Bn1laqd Tga Meeting, Yarraville, The annual social meeting in connection with the Church of England, Yarraville, was held on Tuesday evening last. About one hundred and fifty sat down to tea. At the public meeting which followed the number present was considerably augmented. The Rev. II. F. Scott presided, and explained the absence of Mr J. Cuming, who had met with a slight accident which prevented him from occupying the chair. The chairman stated that matters were progressing slowly. The revenue was on the increase, the attendance at the services a little better than formerly, while the Sunday school was making rapil progre.s and had a good staff of tenchers, Varraville was improving rapidly, and he (the chairman) trusted that the progress of the church and school would keep pace with the increase of population. He wanted to see members of the church loyal to their principles and asked that the obligation to support the church should be more generally recognised. The Re...
THE STINK NUISANCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
. THEISTINK NUISANCE.; -TO TIE.EDITOR OF THE INDEPIENDENT. '.'SIR-,On Satureiday, the 7th inst. I," with Sother mmbers of the Richmond Cricket Club, journeycd to Footceray to play the locl clcub. , Whilst .on the ground; and duringthe progress of the gnme, certain .persons cme with a pce Si:ttitin asking for our:signatures' aainst.certain ma nure works.- I of courscdeclined, nQt being :i iy an)way interested in Footscray,: bit I hardly think this a fair way of proceeding, and I therefore beg to call your attention thereto. CRICKET, AND FAIR PL:AY.
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
Corrsespondence - '? Wh:lat inintng communicaions and"free dimiion? on o f ,: all tju-ti?oe c of public intoret or utility, the prope .:.. t -,,- ;wtill 'neither identify , noor hold : thcmselves .:: r-poosible for th- opinions expressd..dThe &,uo lde addrsc onf the writer must be sent with; each letter as a gu~iantee of good faith : E'EALTIL ND:I: IIEALTH.i TO TtIH EDIITOR OF TIlE INDEPENDENT. , :-:;Sli? - I, s one .of the sufferers' fromn the olnoxious stinks of the borough would :remind those in fInibr of saiinei, hat it is not the usefuli i tradie, thit ire objuected to, bits thiat disusting :-stink from Me;srsi. Blyth Irvine, and Co. To: night; Thursday, I p.mt.; their stink is iunber-r s" ihle'.'i Hoping thatbtll:vho aidmirethelb same Svwill voli as their dioses lead themen 'ours, etc., SICKNESS.
CHURCH NEWS. ST. JOHN'S CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
SCHURCH NEWB.: . / .ST. JOHN'S CIIURCIH. In dealing with the sulbject of "Objectionis to the Bible considered" last Sunday night, the Rev. .:I F. Scott remarked that the Bible was not afraid of light, and solicited investigation. It hadul passed through many severe conflicts and nevr beat a retreat. The rev. gentleman then proceeded to deal with four objections which itsnopponents make to the Bible. T he first was that the Bible wasna book of ontrmdic lions. It was urged that a book that is not at unity with itself cannot be true, much less ia divine message. This the lecturer coinceded, but denied its applicability to the Ilible. The highest legal minds were agreed that the best criterion of the truth of human testimony is substantial truth under cirrumstantial varidy. This was the exact nature of the evidence the Bible presents. An eminent scholar had dis covered 3o,ooo different readings of the Bible, and yet not one important difference. The rev. gentleman then proceeded to stat...
Noxious Trades. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
.Noxious Trades. 'A meeting; coripo? ! , almost entirely .o working men. interested in the so callIx Noxious Trades of Footscray, was hilt in the Victorian Hotel, ; arraville, : on . edlesday evening. There were?; bout"4o present,'ndil Mr Truman wa 'a votce4 lo Bhi, th i m r' 1t'Lellund nia ved t the fist reolutlun, which' reald as follows:--" That. the meeting pledges itself to oppose:criminal proceedins being taken against noxious trades, until at least all othcner meic have Ceen tried to reimedy the so-. called noxitous itnýles.", The umover of the rcSohitin commenteiid on the fact that some of those very individuats who welcomed llyth;: Irvine and Itlnney wlth open arms on the occasion of the opening banquet given by that firm were now their most bitter opponents. Mr Murphy. seconded the resolution, which after a few words of support from .MrDixon, was put and carried unanimously. Mlr Brown, the secretary :of the' Defence Committee, pro? Posed :the.; second resolution ":'That . ...
Amateur Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
An?nat?ir Parlia??ent : :.At the ordinary weekly ieeting of. the' Footscray:Debating Club onMonlday. evening a' bill; was introduced "'with`: Parliamhentry?y formalityi by: Mr[r Warredn ?o?:the ",Land Question.'. t; AIr H. Humphrey, was elected Speaker. The Premier must be icongratiulated on the sententiousiiess of his Land Bill, which consisted of three claimses:. . The alienation of the land; :2: The reform of the present Acts; 3. The repurchasing by the State of the, present freehold property. : In a long and somewhat diffusive speech the heoni gentleman elaborated: his scheme: and was both caustic and sweeping in his denunciation of a system which parted, w;ith the land,'whieh, he urged,' was the naitur l birthright of the people; He was constantly: interrupted by the 'members of the Opposition, but nevertheless held on his way till he; had'-finishedl his observationsi; which lasted over an hour." Mr MiDonald, the hon; member for oVoodville, rose to oppose the "measure introduce...
THE ROYAL HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
THE ROYAL IIALL. A stirring sermon was preached. in the Royal Iiall on Sunday crening by the Rev. J. A . Soper. T he text w as A m osi 7. I.- " \W oe to them that are at oea.e In Sion." The preacher remarked that the words must sound strange to the ungodly. Their great idea was their own ease and. comfrt, an I as the result of all their planning- and -toiling they looked `for' rest and ease-an oasis m the desert-a quiet time after a busy life. But their dianger was to make too much of the body, and too little of the soul, to hbe satisfied with the good things of the present world as to forget the good thingsoftheworltlto come. Like the man in the Pilgrims Progress, whowastoo busy turnitig over with a rake a heap of rubbish, iilang to find some Ii le or other, that he ~ii] nbt observe-the aneel that hovereng near tffered'hidta crown of:gokl. • There 4ieob'lbbt the workl may rake tgcther a little gold lu.i t and procure for thetsclves the comfort and luxures o lie. ie, out if t?y uioe...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Mr.. J. T. C. Coutic, B.A., ofliciated last Sunday in the absence of the Rev. J. Gibb, who is enjoying a well-decrved holidna. The xxxii-24, "And Jacob was left alone and there wrestled with him a man until the breaking of day." He dilated upon the natural desire, which we all possess, to become acquainted with the lives of our great men who tower above us as leaders of thought aind action. They are the eagles that soar aloft in the misty heights of heaven, and we are forced to feel that we cannot in any way share their ex perience or attain to their hIigh standard of excellence. Thus in the religious life we can not by any means become compeers of Isaiah, Paul, or Abraham, and are hence despondent. It is with a feeling of relief that we turn to such a type of character as Jacob, who, though base, deceitful, anti unlocablc, passed through? life with stealfast purpose, nd maintained a clinging trust in C God. We nttt have flixed principles, anti must not brand as...
YARRAVILLE UNITED V. BURNLEY STAR. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
YAR?LAILLE UNITED V. BURNLEY STAR. The above match was played at Richmond, and resulted in a win for the former by 66 runs.' The captain of the Birnley Star having won the toss, sent the Yarraville in first on a good wicket. Henderson-. and Brown being the first to represent Yarraville, to the bowling of Mansfield and Dover, Henderson scored 2 and was bowled, 1-2-2. "Comben followed and some steady play was indulged in, till Brown in playing forward put one up and had to retire with the dreaded duck to his name, 2-0-2. Higgins was next man, and retired without altering the score, the order of the game as McDonald walked to the wickets was 3-0--3 not very encouraging for.the Yarra villeites. McDonald hit the first ball for 5 after which some fast scoring was clone till 37 was reached, when McDonald in trying a big hit played the ball on to his wicket and had to retire for 4-21-37. Bromily was next, and another short stand was made, when Comben. put one up in the slips and was well ca...
Sporting. CRICKET. FOOTSCRAY V. PARKVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
Sp ortin g. CR1ICKET. FOOTSCRAY V. PAPRKvILLIe , These clubs metonthe ground of the former on Saturday last. Parkville like Footscray, are one of the unfortunates in being put out of Boyle'and Scott's junior challenige cup at the beginning of the season; but have been success ful in not having been beaten:since.- A very close game was expe:ted bythe onlookers, who numbered about loo. Footscray on winning the toss sent in Baird and Nunweek, who as once begin to Scorge with great freedom to soon appeared quickly followed by 20, the next o was . also coming when Baird vwas bowled .for -7, 1-7-27. Spence joined. Nunweek and made matters still,livelier, 40 mgade its appearance -in .very quick- time, immediately afterwards Nunweek was clean bowled for a capital innings of 23, the board showing 2-23-41.; White came- next and started off- with some big hits, and with Spence scoring freely at the other end, a large score was anticipated, as 70 was passed Spence let out to one well up but not...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
The secoind competition :foi' the Mayor's Trophy was rowed off last Saturday, and was won by;, I?vip? t 1 James, z; Warnock, 3; Woo\d, 4; against': Schild, ; Gierch, 2; Pattinson,: 3 Saunders, 4. '.The' race was mhnst exciting fromnstart to finish, bothl- boats keeping well :together all throuigh. : It was thought that' it :would iesult in a dead. heat, but when almost at the winning post, Wood; by an effort forged his boat slightly ahead, and thus woon one of the inost'exciting races seen for some time past. Owing to today being a holiday the third competition'will take place at eight o'clock this iorning.
TO-DAY'S MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 21 April 1883
TO=DAY'S [MATCH: YARRAVILLE' UNITED V. FOOTSCRAY. At Yirraville, the Yarravile are requested to turn up 'at 2.I5 p.m ,, Team :Ta Brown, Bromily, Corby (a), comben (2), Henderson; Higgins, McDonald (2) anid Bell ; emcr gencim - Canmpblell: and =Quinard. The Footscray team are riequested to proceed by the 2.I p.m. train.- Tam:--Baird, Copplestone, Dean,eEnglish (2), Larritt, McPhail, Nunweek, Spcnce. Scott, and :?hite'., enicrgcncy-H. -Lmangwvill. Umpire-D MIitchell: