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Justice of Peace Court. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH, 1883. Before Messrs Shuter, P.M. and D. Mitchell (Mayor.) TRIVIAL OFFENCES. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 1 December 1883
Justice of Peace Court. hMONDAY, NOVEMBER 26THI, 1883.. "- :Before JMessrs Shtiter, P.M. and D. Mitchell (Mayor.) TRIVIAL OFFENCES. John Elliott'was fined ios or 3 days' impris onment for rsing obscene language. Charles Smith for drunk~and disorderly, had to fork out 5s or 24 houtrs. For. the same offence Samuel Brown was fined ios or 3 days' imprisonment. This man Smade several chargcsi against the' policeman, who arrested him, and the case was put' back so as to enable the constable to bring witnesses. He called the head porter at the railway station, who. was present at the station, anti who stated that the constable did not use any violence or in any way attempt to strike the prisoner. NUISANCE. SIrispector of Nuisances (Braybrook) v. Thos. :: .Sugden..... ' M: r Maloneyfor complainant and Mr 'Croker for defendant. .The fornir in opening the case, saidl that , giSgdenh was the owner of ?'lone and Manure \VWorksin.Braybrook.. .For some time past his works have been a nuisance to ...
Volunteering at the Cape. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 1 December 1883
Volunteering at, the Cap The Lord knows how many sinnersther wsere in Kokstnad,-but tIhere were rtwo publii cans: who retailed, in addiioni: to?:?: kangoe .Cajie Sinol?e, and other filtl,: th branids of Bass iand Guinness, at the :iiodest rate. of Six -hillings.?bottle." :Idvingti completely gutte d ihmc' tuow'owrthies' establishmeunts of tlic ifore, said, aind ctutill comedownii to hoip beer our gallant captain felt .it was time to "move, n, and so it was; for our six montlihs ?as nearly . There vas no particular cntliusian or excite! meait displayed at our :deprture, lihich iook place one "morning: at 3 a.m , and it is excceed inglyiquestioniable whether there hoiild have blen .ann had isoe left. ata lathi houri, as.:s Ihadnot absolutely endeared ouirselves ;o the' o: 1 ily one man saw us off,and lie had: prob ably kpt sentry go '.ihe hole inigh forth -purpose. ; This gentleman, whose windows had bieen brokn' the night before in sheerirplayful ness, bl some of our men, ha` 'the au...
ROUND THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 1 December 1883
ROUND THE WORLD. &nbsp; BY A FOOTSCRAYAN. AFTER leaving Inverness, I proceeded to Oban, in the heart of the Highlands, and after- wards visited Iona, and Staffa. At the former-sacred Iona-are the oldest ruins in connection with Christianity in Scot- land ; there are the grey moss-covered ruins of St. Columbus Cathedral and near them the graves of kings dating from Fergus the first, who tradition avers Feasted his nobles on Kail-brose, Before going out to thrash his foes. At Staffa are the famous Fingal Caves, but as every schoolboy has read of them in his class books, I need not attempt the description, nor yet that of the island scenery with its weird rugged grandeur. Leaving Oban by the steamer we proceeded along the west coast between Jura and the mainland, through the Crinan Canal and joined the Columbia at Adrishaig, at the head of Loch Finn. The trip through the loch, and the Kyles of Blite and up the Clyde, is one of the grandest of the many grand sights to be had in ...
QUOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 1 December 1883
QUOITS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At the West End Quoit Rinks, adjoining the Buckingham Hotel, some first-class quoiting has taken place since the Cup week. W. Wilson, an old quoiter from Wangarratta, and many up- country players pronounce the above ground all that could be desired. Miss Solomon, of the Albert Hotel, Upper Footscray, has laid down a new quoiting ground for the North End Club, and last Saturday gave some valuable prizes, which were well contested. In a handicap game Ross beat Smith by two points, West beat Miller by three points, Mansfield beat Strickland bysix points. Anderson and Strongman were beaten. The most interesting and final game was between Govan and Ross, both at scratch. Some first class quoiting was shown in this game. Ross was defeated by a few points only.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 1 December 1883
Marriage. M'DONALD-SPLATT.-Novvember 9th, at Riley Street, Surrey Hills, N.S.W.,by the Rev. G. Preston, Robert, fifth son of the late Alex. M'Donald,of Station street, Footscray, to Ellen, eldest daughter of Charles Splatt, Esq., of Pyrmont, Sydney.
YARRAVILLE V. BURNLEY STAR. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
U:O.A II LE'V13URtNLFE SrAItý'I ullis match wiess phyed ra ?Gc Situlat ; y'a'rrnsiII, and resultcdo I rawi so i.favor of; the formrc, 'who obitained; 6S to their opponents' 6 r mticketIotosfor,&ons rown-17and !1nnter1>4' bItcdsv4eltfor~i th ocals' ~rtIdtt 4wiscke fob srg 9anl UCo ltenpc..3; wickets foir 'to rnubsioss led a cll for Carratile as dtd Baxter for th tr
FOOTSCRAY V. BRIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
:iOOTSCRAY. V BRI.i ITONs :The firsteleven's'of theae met on Saturday, at Brighton, anid after a very pleasant same, cthi match resultcd i a'draw. ..The visitors Winig.ith tois, elected to bat, and managed ito tot 1up ?II3; through the excellent batting of Si English'33;:F. English 28 and A; Gatland 26 l?ot out.;: At call of time the Brighton had lostm? I icket for 32 runs. t?Tihe second clevns nict at I Fotscray, and 13. Frenich, wlio calitaintd. the latter, loosing the toss, had toak tthe liel,?t C. Copple stone and Scott started the howling and so well did ttie' y l?rforim, that the Brighton only reached 42. Scott took 6 wickets for 22 runs, and Copplestone 4 for 17. D)can and Scott were "the first to represent the Footscray, and with the score at 9, the latter had to retire for 6, being splendidly caught by McDougall, at square leg. McMasters, Bennett and French made 6 between them, and C. Copplestone came in only to see Dean bowleil alter making 11, by careful play. The brother...
CRICKET. MAIDSTONE v. KOROROIT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
A This miatch wsas splayed :lastS aturday, on the grouind of the latter and resulted in a win for the former by 6i runs and a wickekts.;T following iare thescoreest iKOROROIT°''CREEK c MAtDSTONEy Rabbt;. bb G .West, ;Haris, . anio FitzgcmldR u-' O'Shianessy`:: H 4- Hamiiij notout. 'nu MCunisngem:. : ,ii i·?T13 Itunc.in Smithis;- *r;( : ýr'yi? ounc :'x·: ;Parrk notoutý i-:d hans., i' aa3.ýýLý :'r>'j.,""~?.; 'f -:'-;-ot . i- " 3 "
Lodge Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
Lodge Fixtures. CoulR RISING SUN, A.O.F.-Monday, loth December, Belgravia lotel, at 8 p.m.-A. P. Mitchell, secretary, Errol street Ivy LoudI, U.A.O.D. No. 50.- Monday, loth December, Exchange Hotel,at 8 p.m. SEd. Mliig;eli, secretary. ST. JoIN'S I'PlOIUESIS UNION. - On Tuesday, Decembter I th Royal Hall, 8 p.m. Mle,rs. . F. Rad and C. Walden, secretaries. Rose or VAItRAVILI.E, G.U.O.O.F.-Meet at the Church of England Schoolroom, Yarraville, on Wednesday, Decemlber 12th, at 8 p.mn.-J. 'almecr, Secretary. INDEPENDENT ORUDIp c(i IEECIIAlI'TES, HAVELOCIK TENTi, No. St.-Meet at Wesleyan Schlool-roolu, Ijydi strcet, every" second and fourth Tuesday int the mnonth R. Pearce, secretary CRowN OF Success LoDIte, G.U.O.O.F. -Monday, December 17, at Bclgravia HIotel Geo. F. Sutherland, Secretary, Leeds street. LOYAL FOOTSCRAY LODGE, M.U.I.O.O.F., NO. 5631.-Monday, December 17th, at lodge Room, Royal Hall, at 8'p.m..
Fox Terriers. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
A' meetgingof. rabbbit courscr.?was .:held last Saituday? at the H,:alf;Way Hotel Foolscray? ,The events contested mere thc1 oOtscrayCup;ý`. rwon -by: Mr Joedaiigs the Ril): The rox Terriei Sa -e iw s polled :offibly? i:NMeInians Uniiiodf Jick The.Conisolti; n :stike:fecll to M?r Lit tlejohii Barmail. Good disport jimy anticipated- thisi~ fterinoo i the paddoek adjoining theBuckinghim Hotel, when several stakes will be con ofl
Abs[?]act of Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
A.silact of Sales. TUESDAY, DECEMBER II.-At 2 o'clock :.At the Auction Rooms, Collins Street, Sale of (?oCir Lnails-Gemmell, Tuckett, anod Co., auctlioners. . FRIDAY DECEMBllER t 4.-At l octutc&lt; at tlihcIal.aiway Sheds-Newport, W\\illiams .' town, and Melbourne; Iron and Sundries a i per ad;ertisement:-J. AM. IBrr, auctioneer
Walking. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
IFroto the SportsInaliv we letrn thit til arringements have bbeeit completed for the wailking inatcli Letwcen Mf Scully':ofWilliaiists iown, isand Ei Jtcwie ui ' df Fotdcrayo .The minitch is to coine off on hStiurday, Dlecemhci: Tith, i thc WillitamstownRecreation RIcscer..
The Independent "ONWARD AND UPWARD." FOOTSCRAY, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1883. The Federal Convention. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
."ONWARD AND UPWARD.", FooTScRAv, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 883. ý- The Federal ..Convention. *.. Il.despiteof'the iauspiciouicharacter. of the *opeining jproceedin gs,:nd- the hipathy 'which seeied.; to;' hiave takeni possession ofthe sisterolony of New Souttlh ales w-ith' regard .tlo'th-Con iventioni and its objects ,-i censiderable chan9ge'.has- taikeni place in r the pilubli' :stimiation ,anid Irez lutions-arrived at im'Kicarr ied oud .igo6i Blyf, lth severial~olonies inas have the.effect of aidvancngitlhci ederation question froni bing'a ~i?iurely abstact!tlheory.intl the repgion of.: possibility. T'.:.The :attitude taken up :by, the Convention with res pect to annexattioniis a strong one,.. ahd while it docs i not;go so far as many iouid desireyet , will act ias:' poierful factor in the Impierial dealings with that sibject, and of; no iless importance is the protest againsttheiniflux;of crim inails to"lthe islands of the Pacific.' On. several -ipoints .': of'magnitude - there appe...
Brasses. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
This ancient game is now becomming very popular aritth;!t the g:rounds djoining., the lBuckin?huami Hote? Lst :Satidrdail a gndly number of inmembers took part in the matclies. Some of the i?vli'ersshoWeirl grea t imlirovement aini thie games were iell ani closely contested.:
Stench. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
-4-- 1"T is well-nigh time that the Central Board of Health or Borough 'Council tried conclusions with the__Raijtlw Deparif -ent, iiSilh te vie -of abolish ing the unmitigated nuisance, caused by the drain at the Nicholson street crossing, Year after year as the loose soil of the drain gets permeated with the foul drainage percolating through it, the noisome smell increases and the danger to human life becomes greater. A casual glance will satisfy the most apathetic, that this nuisance cannot be allowed to continue without the most dire consequences, as in addition to the smell, which sickens the strongest as they pass, the en/ozoa-like worms blood red and fine as hairs can be seen mov ing in the putrid rottenness in millions. That such things should be allowed to exist in' the centre of a populous borough, is h disgrace to the author ities, and the Central Government Like wise. Indeed from near Paisley street to Nicholson street gates, but especkilly at the latter, where there appe...
Quoits. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
t':- largc numter of- spectators assembled on Siturdtay last the rqoiting grounds adjoininig the, Buckinghiinm Hotel, to, witnems some. first. class, oiting :-Thrieei iinks ??o ere occupied and some well contested games were won by Mansfield, Cook, Ross; Smith ind Douglas`;,
Cottage Gardens. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 8 December 1883
Cottage. Gardens. TitHERE. cannot be': a'b imore innocent-, healthful, or' :elevating*: pleasure ; for' 'either the * young or old than the cultivation of' flowers, and'the effects of:a wiell-kept gardens upon the moral as':well as- physical natuire of thd resi dents ;cannot -well be estimated. It is iwithli plasure thiat 'we idoticein ainother column: the gift of: two harid some prizes by Messrs Buchan and Co: for the best kept cottage gardeniini con nection: with those. houses erected by them:in' this borough. -The stimulus thus given has evoked quite an array:bof competitors, who have each, to i larger: or smaller: degree made.- the surround ings of their homes things of beauty aid, joy, not only to themselves,: but to a.ll who pass by. '. A healthful- emulation has ilso been:promoted; aid those who lesire to see the w6rkingclasses' levatcd' by an endless source of pure,, and.at the h same time, .profitable :recreation opeiied.? u for. theni, m nust .eliglit, to observe-' how the...