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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

TOWN OF FITZROY. PUBLICANS and others are reminded that, under the provisions of the Act, LICENSE FEES must be paid and Licenses taken out within fourteen days after the granting thereof. HYAM HART Town Clerk. Town Clerk's Office, Fitzroy, December 16th, 1875. Town Hall, Fitzroy. GRAND BALL On BOXING NIGHT, DECEMBER 27TH. J. GREENOUGH, M,C A STATE NIGHT SCHOOL'".i held at State School No. 450, George street, Fitzroy, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 7.till 9 p.m. ,. EDWARD SAVAGE, Head Teacher. EORGE ST. STATE SCHOOL, No.282 (held in Mr. Horsfall's premises) A' Fkee, Night Sohool held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, for Boys. On Tuesdays, Wedniesdays, and Fiidays for Gir.' 'An efficient staff of four Aszstants eoijloyed. The school commences at seven o'clock. P. K. O'HARA, Head teacher. fCOLLINGWOOD DEBATING SOCIETY j Oxford street Church Lecture Hall, Peel 9troot. Monday evening, Janunrary 3rd, at Bight o'clock. The public are respectfully. invited. GEORGE ST. STA...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The Mercury. PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Labor Omnia Vincit. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. Labor Omnia Vincit. TO CORRESPONDENTS, Rejected communications cannot be returned under any circumstances whatever. No notice can be taken of anonymous com* munications. Eveor letter must be accomn panied by the name and address of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. To avoid inconvenience and delay to persons interested we have to request that all business colmmunications, including advertisements, orders for the paper, and remittances, be ad. dressed to GRIFFITsr & SPasV N, anLd not to the lurro? . ADvaif7ssa5EONP., in all cases, to be prepaid. Letters anJ other communications intended for insertion it the news columtns should be addressed to the yidltor.

Publication Title: Mercury
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COLLINGWOOD V. ST. GEORGE. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

COLLINGWOOD V. ST. GEORGE. This match was played on Saturday last) before a 'great number of spectators, who seemed to enjoy exceedingly the day's play, Collingwood winning the toss, sent Coulsonl and Clayton to the wickets, while Bricd " and Roberts took in hand the bowling foxj St. George. Brice's first over to Claytoi proved a maiden, but Coulson got one of Roberts, Brice bowling another maiden while Coulson got two singles off Robert and one off Brice's next over, Clayto following with a single off Brice, anl and another off Roberts, while Coulson go a double off the same bowler. In Brico' next over Coulson put his leg in front of the wicket, and of course had to retireo 1-6-11. Bloor took his place, Claytoil directly after sent Roberts, by a good hip for three, Bloor getting a single. Bried and Roberts then bowled a maiden, whilst in Brice's next over Bloor got a double and a single and Clayton a single, off Roberts floor got a fine cut for three, Hanger took Brice's place in t...

Publication Title: Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

SToys ana. aBoyg Good. CHRISTMAS 'AND BIRTHDAY :PRESENTS ! S? 'il= O E3 1 2EB~ ET 8, Wi?OLESALE AND RETAIL TY & FANCY REPOSITORY, 218 Smith st.. Collingwood. 'Crickoting goods, work-boxes, writing. desks, albums, ladies' bags and companions dolls, toys, stationery, and fancy goods of every description suitable for CHRISTMAS'PRESENTS & NEW YEARS''CIFTS. Berlin wool 4d. per dozen. - Storeheepers and hawker's sippliled MRS. HIGGENS' FANCY REPOSITORY, 149 SMITH STREET, FITZROY. Braiding Blocks in great variety. Patterns Stamped on every' Material for Braiding. Pinking done. Berlin Wool in great variety of colors. Registry Office for Servants, Agent for Coutts' guaranteed Acetic Acid. MRS.' FAIRLAM, Toy & Variety Depot, .181 LYGONZ STREET. The only-Shilling Window in Carlton. Boots and. Shooa. BOOTS I BOOTSI Oh I Mama, what pretty boots Miss Jones wears. *Ah I where did she buy them. Why; I thought everybody know, mother, at RICHARDS'. The place is crowded every d...

Publication Title: Mercury
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FRANK LAYTON. (AN AUSTRALIAN STORY.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

FRANK , LAYT,O-N. (AN AUvSTRALIAwN rostoY) BY G. E. SARGEANT. (rnox "asIsuns noun.') LITTLE time sufliced foi'explanation or consultation. While Challoner re entered the. parlour to assure, the females that means of rescue were at hand, Mr. Bracy and his men laboured hard to render the raft, available, for the whole party by strengthening it with cordage, and lashing' to it' a 'flooring of doors from their hinges, rind shutters from their frames. The men worked cheerily, for their employer set them the example; and before' twenty minutes had elapsed the house was deserted, and the laden raft tossing' on the waves, and whirling onwards, apparently at their mercy, into the broad, deep, and turbulent stream, It floated bravely, however; and though, more than once exposed- to considerable danger in running foul of the wrecks 'of the forest which were dashing wildly down the, current, the coolness, and skillof, the. navigators succeeded at length in steering and paddling the strange craf...

Publication Title: Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

TRMEIER PERMANENT BUILDING . Land, and Investment Associaton. Collingwood shareholders are reminded that they can pay their subscriptions at Mr. Mirams' late shop, Collingwood Arcade. JAMES MIRAMS, Secretary. 13000 'TRUST MONEY TO LEND Son Mortgage, in one or more sums. Interest Moderate. Mr. O'HALLORAN, Solicitor. ;20 Collins st. west, Melbourne. NTOTICE 'OF REMOVAL.-The Deputy NL 'Registrar for Collingwood has removed from Gertrude street to Gore street corner i6f' Gertrude street, opposite the old offices. Christmas Presents Book Arcade, Smith st., Colliugwood. Gift Books Book Arcade, Smith st., Collingwood. Photographic Albums Book Arcade, Smith st., Collingwood. Scrap Albums Book Arcade, Smith st., Collingwood -Stationery 'Book Arcade;?Smith st., Collingwood. Writing Desks Book Arcade, Smith st., Collingwood Don't forget the ARCADE BOOK & STATIONERY 'AND OIROCULATING LIBRARY, 8mitlt Street, Collingwood. THE ARCADE BOOK AND Stationery Depot, Smith street, DUNN,L' CARTER,...

Publication Title: Mercury
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CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

CRICKET,. Tho match played last Saturday botweeon the Capulet and Linooln, resulted in the game being drawn, the respective scores beiog Capulot; 801 Lincoln, 77, with one wicket to fall, ''The highest scorers for the Lincoln were Ieowison 28 (not out), and H[arlndworthl.10 for the Capulets, Waugh 20, G( .Vhiteoak 10, J. Whlteoak 1. The bowling of 0, Wlhitonnlc nmd Ctly drew marks of approbation from the spectators. A imatch was p'layd ltst saturday in the lloyal I'? rk botwoon the St. Mark's and the Adolphians, rosulting in a viotory for the lattur, the scores being St. jark'es, 7 nidl Adolphiana 40,

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CLARINDA—a Tale. PART I. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

C:LARINDA-a Tale. m y'AL vison. .PART I. CtnriuNA was as fair a maid,, As evei graced a sylvan shade, With dangling; 19?ksof golden.huo,, . And eyes than azure skies moro blue. ,Herbre?th, like cheering spicy gales That swoop across Ceylon's:rioh vales, Her spotless neck and?features mild, At once decolared her Beauty's child., Her cottage rose upon the plain Where cheerful plenty loved to reign= The ivy gathered round its walls, And echo rang its humble halls. The balmy breath of vernal Spring Bore bloom and incense on its wing;',! The willow kissed the glassy wave, And ov'ry flow'r its odour gave.: Horoe, 'far from Fortuin's golddnsetore, Clarinda's years told four times four;. When Count Landaflin'saw the dame' . And caught from her the vestal flame Which lightdd up his bosom's flro, And filled his breast with fond desire, And made him wish' thd way were known To inako Clarinda's hand his own. Ife stood beneath,the leafy oak To hear her accents as she spoke, And thought such beau...

Publication Title: Mercury
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POETRY. WHEN ROSES BLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

POETRY .' JViEN ROSES BLO? . fr. was the time when roses blow, . . 'rheOswVeetost time in all the year?s 'Twas whon.tho sun was rod and low, i? And when the skies were warm and clear. ,I mot a maiden by the gate That.led into a fieoldof oorn; To see her I was proud to wait, ... For. fairer girl was never born. I saw a blush upon each' cheok A bashful gloeni was in her eyei I yearnrid to see her, hear her speak, Soon as the day began to'die. For lovo'its soecrotlongs to hide Beneath'groon leaves when day's no more; And when its faltering words have' died, It turns it idol to' adbre. Weo linigord long b:side the gate, And all our love was slowly told Until thohappy hours grow lato And stars appeared like drops of gold. Rare odours seemed with us to stay, Faint music reached us from a rill; Weoloved the night more than the day, So lone, so beautiful, and still! Night is the time for love to spring Beneath a blue and star.lit sky; -Whoie every zephyr seeoms td'ring * With music as it wa...

Publication Title: Mercury
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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

Take :away my. firstletter, take away myi -second letter, take away all my letters, and' I am always the same. , Post-man. A pair of tights'-Two drunkards. An exocutive ofricer-The hangman. "Say, Sambo, did you ever see the Cats-i kill mountains? ". "No, I nobbor did ;' but I hub soon 'em killmice." ' Be not offended at.a jest. If one throw over so maich salt at theo, thou wilt receio' no'hart; bhloss thbu at 'raw.' A noer style of.trousorsfor boys has booe invented in Boston. The articles Ihavei copper seat, shooet-iron knees, rivettedsenams and waterproof pockets to hold broken eggs. Captain Gunderson, who has' just returned from in Arctic voyage, has brought home ai highly interesting relic from a small bay onr the north coast of Nova Zonibla. It is' known that the Dutch captain, Baront, passed the Wintei 'of 1500(.7 in this port, and here captain Gundorsen'has picked'upt in excellent preservation; a journal of this navigator, from June 1set to August 20th, '1580, being that of a...

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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

LOCAL NEWS. Saturday and Monday, December 25th and 27th are gazetted publio holidays. Mr. Clarke, the well.known pickle mann facturer, of Brunswick and Westgarth streets, :Fitzroy, died on Saturday morning last, from scarlet fever, after. four days' illness. A petition was presented to the Attorney General, on 'I'uesday last signed by'some 200 or 300 residents of Abbotsford, praying that a registry offieoo may be established in that district, the nearest offico being the one in Gertrudo street. INsOLVENT. - Walter Heinry Hughes, furniture dealer, of G(ipps street, Colling wood. Cause of insolvency: Incurring heavy liabilities through inability to obtain em ployment. Liabilities, £227 10s, 11l.; ,assets, £2 3A., defcloency, £225 13d, lid. Mr, C. heon, assignee. A bill was passed through all its stages in the Lugislat iv Assembly on Wednesday, pnstponing the ab',lltion of tolls for six months longer. Mr. Gillies stated that be expected by this time to be in a position to submit so ,e ...

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PRESENTATION TO MR. JOEL EADE. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

PIRESENTATION TO MRf., JOEL EADE. TzE mayor and councillors of the Town of Collingwood, have presented Mr. Joel Endo with a beautifully illuminated address, set in a massive gilt frame, The presentation: was made in the Council Chambers, on Thursday evening, by His Worship, the, Mayor, who, in a few well chosen sentences, intimated to Mr. Eado that the address Vias intended as a small mark of the Council's appreciation of his services as a counrsillor during a period of nine years, and c,f the able manner in which he had f.1bd the mayoral chair during his year of ofice. He (the Mayor) hoped that Mr. Eao.ewould-livo for many years to admire the, address, and that both himself and his family would look upon it as an expression of the approval and good wishes of the Council and the ratepayers, Mr. Eado replied nearly as follows: "I feel very happy in having this address. It is somewhat unusual for an ox-mayor to be. presented with an address three years after the expiration of his term...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

Publse Gompmales. FIRE, INSURANCE. The National Insurance Company Of Australasia (Limited). . MODERATE RATES OF PREMIUM. DIRECTORS. Chairman-Richard Twentyman, Esq. Vice-Chairman-Thos. Moubira, Esq.,'J.P. . J. L. M'Clure, Eaq. Thomas Alston, Req., J.P. Hon. C. J. Jenner, M.L.CO. Matthew Lang, Esq. ' Henry Stephenson, Esq. i Head omoe No. 1 Market-square, Collins at., Melbourne.. WM. MAOREDIE, Esq., J.P. ': Secretary, THE PREMIER PERMANENT,'; BUILDING,JAiND, .Investment Assooiation.o ,,, Registered iundei, irtiendly So?ieties'' 1 Statute" 185,: SHARES £25 EACH, Entrance Fee, One Shilling per Share. Fortnightly Stuibaoiption, sl,': per Share, ,' Offers remarkable induobeientb to,! I NYVES T, ORS,, .The most liberal term,to. . BOR R OWE RSRR And the following rates of Itterest to DEPOST ORS, :In sums of A1 and ipwardds 2 Months' .. 8per cent. pe ainm, 6 , , . . V ,; , ,, i Pay.day-Every alternate Monday. OFFICE: . 62 COLLINS STREET WEST, Iranch- 0i6cb' i'8O'Smith' st., cIulliwood: JAME...

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THE CHALDEAC SULPHUR CURE [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

THE C.TIALDEAC SULPHURI OURE For most epidemical and zymotic diseases, more especially measles, scarla tina, diphtheria, small-pox, hooping cough, pulmonary consumption, cholera, plague, etc.,.being an essay, epitomized from the Eustonian didactic cartoons, now exhibited by Mr. Collins, book seller, Collingwood Arcade, demon strative of "God Naturo's teachings in health and disease of soul and body." If to heal and not to kill (a feat which any charlatan may achieve) indi. cates successful practice, then, forsooth, must the palm of merit be incontestibly conceded to those ancient, astute, Arab physicians, who first promulgated and bequeathed to posterity their venerable dogma, " Singuli mor&i c vermibus :" -a doctrine, clumsily plagiarized and so crudely renewed by modern Thaum aturgists and Esculapians, in their bewildering strait, at this very present supremest moment, utterly helpless to arrest the dire work of Death, now active around, decimating the up growing populatio...

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POLICE. FITZROY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 20TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

POLICE. FITZROY--MONDAY, DEGstnEMn 20TH. Before Messrs. Mahoney (Mayor), Falconer, Maraden, and T. Kidney. Edward O'Connor and Thomas Taylor, drunk and disorderly, wore discharged. Joseph Fitzpatrick and Henry Joyce were charged with having assulted a man named Calonan, in Kerr street, on Sunday morning. 'rTh were each finod lOs., or 48 hours. Garnett Boyne for having boon drunk and disorderly while in charge of a horse and dray, was fined 20., with the alternative of three days in gaol. A disreputable looking female named Mary Elder was charged with insulting behaviour in James street, at one o'clock on Sunday morning. Fined 40s., or 14 days. A still more disreputable-looking sample of humanity, named Thomas Elder, was charged with illegally rescuing a prisoner. Thomas is husband to Mary, and it was stated in the court that he lives on her prostitution. Thomas was present at the row in Jamen street on Sunday morning, and seeing his spouse arrested, he rushed the constablq and rescu...

Publication Title: Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

GENERAL NOTICE. THIE Mercury is published every Saturda .Morning. Persons wishing to have?.tb paper regularly delivered at their place:Hof business or residence will be charged lsiper quarter, payable in advanc0"; by post h;8. per quarter. The quarter commences on the first Sat urday in the months of December, March, June, and September. 'he.?Edito.willbe-obliged.orfororm., ation--more especially relating to- 16ciil anattorQ0.(,it.0 ;1* :: A '? i -...SCALTi..ORAR . rDYET)ISIýlý........ Business Cards, per cquarter, friom 7s. Gd. Official and Elootion AdvQrti?oment9; each insertion', peri iich~' ' 2s. Gd. Want, plccs,.Servants, HIousqs and for Sal?,, or, , ,;chapgo,, Miscol. lancous, ·Miissng F'rionds$, of ''O.i. Gd. Notices of 3irth?;,' De";]aths,, and Marriages ... .., ... i. Od. To (AnVi?rTIsEns. -NtctiGo .o; wiqhuirýv I lE ldf'cr' ,cin be obtaiu nq .q0?ptaW 9.o per quarto;.., , i ,l: . A i, G. CAuNEL ... 17,. . mitl street. Mrs. WooDnuFr,, '90 Briunswick street. DUINN, CUtI?.E j ...

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PUBLIC DINNER AT NORTHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

PUBLIC DINNER AT NORTlnIOTE. ON Monday evening a public dinner, to celebrate the completion of the Now Bridge over the Morri Creek, took place in the Church of England schoolroom, Northcote. At a quarter to eight o'clock about sixty gentlemen sat down to a repast provided by Mr. Miller, the well-known caterer, of Collins street, Melbourne. The president of the Jika Shire Council. Mr. Patterson, occupied the chair, having the Hon. Mr. Ramsay and Councillor Bastings on his right, and the Mayor of Collingwood and ex-councillor Mitchell on his left. The Vice-Chairman was Councillor Plant who had Mr. Landridgo, M.L.A. and Mr. William Kidney on his right, and Councillors Dennis and Webster on his left. Justice having been done to the viands provided, the Chairman rose and said: " Mr. Vice-Chairman and gentlemen, I call cn you to charge your glasses. I am sure we are all loyal subjects, and that the toast I am about to propose will boe received most loyally. I give you " The health of the ...

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FITZROY, DECEMBER 23RD, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

FITZROY, DECEMIBER 23RD, 1875. There were present at the ordinary fortnightly meeting of the above Council -His Worship the Mayor (Cr. Mahoney) in the chair, Crs. Rowe, Evans, Showers, Woodhead, Lyons, and Ewing. CORRESPONDENCE. Mr. Robert Showers asked for return of .£1 17s. 7d. as money forwarded• in error, for half cost of paving done at corner of Xerr and Brunswick street. Referred to Finance committee. Mr. P. McDonough requested permission to construct a crossing into his premises at the corner of Argyle and Nicholson street. Rteferred to Public Works committee. The Town Clerk presented the return asked for by Cr. Evans. The return show. ed the schedule of works to be carried out undor'the loan fund; the expenditure of the loan, specifying the nature of the works and the amounts expended; also the amount of the loan fund remaining unexpended on the 30th September On the motion of Cr. Lyons the return was ordered to lie on the table for inspection. The Public Works Committee's r...

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SATURDAY, DEC 25, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

SAI Ui:t)AY, V ).1' 26, 1876. Mtattev l II- ')i ºn wall it" lbstivillt's is col111r ugi ii. Itht line wlhn wu gioiitld, tieir Ia Mie, put uride& the nren , anlxitieF, ilid burdieIIH of Ibusy life find lit thee inttc~r'estr of hearlth and enn" juiyuiinrat I iiti'a 1uvuwrihy iind wisely Into all iie luippin iss thein Ioron slhould bring. Tim yoei I876 whthl jlns almos1iiI *plOQWlf its rouud, bas In many respects been an eventful one. It has left behind many sad and many beneficial lessons, if wisely learned. There has. been a certain amount of prosperity in the colony, but not what we' might naturally have 'expected. Food to some extent has been plentiful, and though not extraordinarly cheap, yet within the reach of all. The chief drawback perhaps has been the unusual length of the wet season. We have also been visited with sore epidemics measles, diphtheria, typhoid and scarlet fever have prevailed, and the sharp scythe of death has carried off thousands from our midst. The p...

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COUNCILS. COLLINGWOOD, DECEMBER 23RD. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 25 December 1875

COUNCILS. COLLINGWOOD, DECEMIBER 23av. An adjourned meeting of thin Council was held on the above date-Present the Mayor (Cr. Morgan) in the chair, Crs. Peters, .Kidney, Wright, Walker, Holland, Smith, and Upton. The Town Clerk brought up the report of the Public Works committee, recom -mending that the tender of Eli Perry, for supplying 830 cubic yards of 2?-.inch road metal be accepted. That Joseph Gamble's tender for supply ing 500 cubic yards of 3k-inch road metal be accepted. '" That the tender of the Patent 'Compo sition Co., for laying down pavement, as required, be accepted. The report also recommended that a por tion of Mollison street be kerbed and chan nelled, and footpaths formed in certain portions of Smith street; also that the land near the Willow Tree hotel be fenced in, and that the lamp at the corner of Blooms .burg street and Park street he removed to the east side of Park street, opposite the line of Bloomsburg street. The Finance committee recommended payment of...

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