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Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
iorrespondence. Whilst inviting communications and free disrsseon on all questions of public interest or utility the propric tory will neither identify nor hold themelrves respoonsible for the opinions exprered., The btmo dra address of the writer must be sent with ench letter as a guarantee of good faith; but the editor will exercise. the right of striking out anry objection able or personal references foreign to the question at i?iu,
Lecture. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
AS TRONOMY. -Evidently a large aiudiencec was expected at the Mechhnics' Debring Class on Mnoidiy evening," acts the :largc hall; wa throtin open -iand used instead of t sthe 'ge; which ?is" geniierall found large,- eniough for the: n Hctings :Iowever, there w;ere not; more than"i tirtl i prisent, but? th:e ihole hall was lit up; andl the hleat w?a so great that one couild imagine dlinisetf in ithe regions of the stars.: ;The. programme for tbehevening was a lectureon :Astionomi?y: b.l D. ViWren, and the 'suiject was :liandletdliii msiuch an .able manner: thah. it iriveted 'the?aittentionr of the audience, and will no doibt in future'stimulate; them to stuidymore deeply the wontlers of the heavens.: After Mr Salmon had been:voted to the chair the lecturer commenced. Referring to the planet Neptune he. remarked that: it is 3ooo million miles away ant is 42,000 miles in. in diameter. The diameter of our earth' is 8o6o miles Neptuniie takes 2i7 years passing on its own orbit. As far as...
PUBLICANS' LICENSES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
I PUBLICANS' LICENSES. TO Tl E EDITOR OF TIHE INDEP'ENDENT. SiIsee by the local papers thiat it is being~mi~ ressed oni ihe publicanis thati-they, rmust pay the licensing fee within fourteen days n:tlihe' issuing of the certificate therwisei" the monej; cannot hb :'taken.:: I: elieve this onily apjpliesi to ic,:certificates, aid not to d'ihcre thrc::e :'in existing license., See the case of Shelcler's licerse; for after said fourteen days. Slheller went to law iahl:the Council had to issue a license and were let ini forcosts. 'The decision- beting tat; as -Sheller. held a license" the renewal eecould be:paiduon oir beifore 31st Decetber.. ;ours &c.::..i: A MUNICIPAL.TREASUREI. [We thitnk. our?corriespuodent tfo? the infor mtatioii. :':The decision citedi i"not generally known, DI. I "
Justice of Peace Court. MONDAY, DECEMBER 10TH, 1883. Before Messrs Shuter (P.M.), Morris and Bowley (J.'sP.) OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
Sc-: Jue tiioeofPeace Court:d h eY, DECEMER IOnh, 1883. S.BeforeMessrs S huter (P. .), Morriso and Bowleyl(J.'sl ) O:BCENE I.ANGU: SGE. im. Stevens indulged rather freely on Sunday last, .not.in strong drink but in bad _-`Frenich. Constable Rushworthi arrested him in.Ballarat Sticet,. where he had a large crowd around him. Fined £2 or 14 days imprison . WITIIDRAWN. :' attiscombe v. Clancy.-Mr. Croker, who aipeared for the defendant, stated that he had received a note froni Mr. Maloiiny, the prbse r.tcu tor's solicitor,.;inforining, him that. he; had Siabiandoned the case. He therefore respectfully asked that it should be dismissed, which was A PITIABLE CAS.E..... Three intelligentulittle waifs namcd Ilogan i: ere charged with being neglected children: Constable Rushworth found them in Simpson seeticei,Yarravile. I ehhad mlde.inquidcs and. ascertained t?hat both the parents ;had left Yarra ville: The eldest who seemed about nine w.ivs" sent to. the Industrial Schools for sci en -'car...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
News in Brief. : The Watts river is to be tapped and run ioto the Yaii.Ye n. TheLadies College Cowper street will close on Friday next for the holidays. Parnell has, been presented with aicheque for £38,ooo to flee his patrimony from debt. Some papers pick up fourteen days old matte ansi give it as new, original and startling. . The tender of.Mr A. M'Donald has been accepted for electing the cricket pavilion. Lord Roseberry has been lanquetted in Sydney, and has come to Melbourne. Earl -Derby: has an income of 2,oo,ooo a year and is said to give nothing away but advice. A poor, swagman was found dead near 4?rarat, Eisease of the heart, and probably starvation. Ediward Kiernot aged sixty poisoned himself at lialtranld by swallowing la nupl to sooth Internal pains, The managers of the Presbyterian Church invite applications for the position of church offi:er. The Police intend tooppose a renewal of license for 1arrison'sPlough Inn KororoitCreek on account of its dilapidaled con'sition...
ALBERTS V. DAWN OF FREEDOM. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
ALIERTS ,V DAWN OF FFREEDO. This match was paed iast Saturday, and resulted, after a very exciting game, in a win for the litter, mainly owing to the bad fielding of, the Alberts. The scores being Dawn of Freedom.59, and Alberts 54. J. Emmerson for the latter played a faultless innings of- 20 wjvile P. Chalmers batted .well for 14 for the victors.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13. Before W. Mitchell and H. Morris, J's.P. QUESTION OF TITLE. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
THURSDAY, DECicMBiER 13. Before1VW. Mitchell and H. Morris, J's.P.7 QUESTION OF TITLE. Walsh v. MIntosh. Mr Fisher,.barrister, asked for. a postpoeienmet in the cale; as Mr Gillott, who had been retained for the plaintiff, was unable to 'aitiiad.' Mr Gaurison, who appeared for the defence, objected to: the postponement; The magistrates, however, considered it would be better to postpone the case. until the police magistrate-could attend, as there -was a question of title involved. Spostponed till Monday week. TRUANCY, The Truant Officer, (MAr'Doyne), took pro credings against several parents for neglecting to send ,theif;childrento school,; thenumber of days requiredby?tihe act: Wm. Bunnell, third offence, age 12 years i months, attendance to days. Fined I5ss and as 6d costs. :," Chailes:Shiap: A the request of the?.Rev H. Fi Scott; correspondent :of .he Board of Advice, this case was withdrawn : Charles White, first offence, age Ix yearse to months, attendance I34i da~s: ;Fined 5s ...
WILLIAMSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
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TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. YARRAVILLE'V. WEST SANDRInDGE-At Yarraville. The following will represent the Yarravile :-McDonald (2), Hunter, Fielding, Nichols, McPherson, Brown, Corby (2), Hen derson and Hutchinson. YARRAVILLE V. EAST BRUNSWICK.-At Yarraville, The following will represent the Yarraville -McMahon, Comben E., Bennett, Stone, Britt, Digney, Menzies, Stevens, Ham, Truman and Bromily. YARRAVILLE V. WILLIA.MSTOWN (2nds.) A two day's match, at Williamstown. The following will represent the Yarraviltle :-Bell, Bromily, Grifliths, Stone H., Comben (2), Sutherland, Boyd, Andrews, Quinard and Murray. MAIDnsToNcV. ROYAL STANDARD.-Onthe ground of the former. The following will re present the Maidstone :-Handley, Irving, Cant, Harrison, Govan, Giffard, Smith, WVest, McIsaac, Watt and Shipway; emergency-G. Smith. MAIDSTONE (2nd.) V. BRAYBROOK.-On the ground of latter. The following will re present the Maidstone :-Cutler, Irving T., Cover, Armstrong (,), Paterson, Berry, Woods, Dickie, Allawa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
"PATRONISE LOCAL ENTIERPRISE. BOOK STATIONERY,. ,TOY,& &FANCYGOODS IMPORTER.;'' AUSTRALI AN .:- C:: :,CRISTi MS? CHRISTMAS CARDS CARDS . AUSTRALIAN AUSTRALIAN AUSTRALIAN EVEA NEW.Y EAR" NEW YEAR .CARDS. CARDS CARDS FOR HIOME FRIENDS. Mail Leaving. Melbourne November 8th; . . : : Arrive in London' Dcemberi otb. Designs in AUSTRALIAN :. CIIRISTSSAS CARDS S". CARDS Suitable for sending to, frindsl in tiLe Old, Country. Also a Great Variety of Americann and Eiropean" '.CRIaIsT?S :& NEV ; YEAR?CAiDS Now on View at Booki.:.; and :;Stationery a reh- ousei ,.... NICIIOLSON- STREET, 'FOOTSC AV.Y' (Next lndene : fu Offiice)' I': VISPEC I TE D: BIRT IIRDTHDAY-' CAR DS': ': --- 'Alway in'stock O "lONCV:SAVED IS MONEY EARNED.? S.l.USCEN. .AND,-;FOLEY, 'V1wIk CHEAT' CASH "' lg:FITNSII 'LHROUGIIOUT, " :'?, ,WAIIHIOUSI. : " . 73; I:OUR RI E H-'It'ET, -CAST " .' (IUct" J. Stanwray's). A'CLAULSCEN and FOI.E\"S LAI I-. REVISED Iyt LIST"." CL and r. LAS! PARLUR: . . .Laid F. LAS...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
Banks. THE NATIONAL BANK, OF AUSTRALASIA. (Incorporated by Acts of the Victorian, . South Australian and Western. Australian Parliaments.) CAPITAL - -. - :'-£,ooo,ooo . ,, In 2oo,ooo Shares of j5 each. : CAPITAL PAID-UP ..:... .....-; L8.o,ooo RcsERVEFUD.o. .., ,;:,...? ..A 3320,000 FOOTSCRAY. DBRNCII.:);.t':; ": CORNER OF HIIYDE: ANi .NAPIER'STS. *. ' Bflills Dscunted Depsits: reccivcdt anit?Interest,,lallowed Drafts issned on Enigland and .the Colonies.. ; Lanking : business in ill: it branches trans acted. i b. N Co It:Ogo?, -Manager .. The Footiscey and Viliationsi Loan ;oBank hl,? been opened at the?Atiution Rooms of Mr, P. M. Salmon, Nicholson SOtet, Footsery. the abanager will attend for tranisation:of buslioss eveny .Tuesday morning, from to to 'o'clock. Loans granted.on pe sonal or other securnties from 5 s 'upwards; repayabl by wockly or monthly instalment. ' T. 1: PEMOERItTON, Manager. P. M. SALMON, Agent: - en anicnu to al hoolness during absence of manager. - S Dres. ma...
LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
LICENSING COURT &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The following renewals were granted:— Esther Murray, Victoria Hotel ; J.nBlackson, Station Hotel,Yarraville ; Elizabeth Fernandez, Court House Hotel; T.B. Derham, Braybrook Hotel ; R. Otter, Mona Castle ; A. Dickson, Kororoit Creek Hotel ; William H. Powell, Commercial Hotel ; Edward Cahill, Rising Sun Hotel ; Richard Kerr, Footscray Hotel ; Thomas Cowell, Ship Inn ; Mrs. Gleeson, Exchange Hotel ; L. F. Holbing, Railway Hotel ; J. Lindsay, Victoria Hotel ; P. Lanagan, Barkly Arms ; W. C. Holland, Bridge Hotel. &nbsp; &nbsp; Dr. MacInerney appeared for the following, &nbsp; on behalf of the Licensed Victuallers' Asso- ciation ;—W. Woodhouse, Stony Creek Hotel ; E. G. Lovett, Royal Hotel ; David Goudie, Commercial Hotel, Yarraville ; Kathleen B. Solomon, Albert Hotel ; E. Streiff, Junction Inn ; William Doherty, Plough Inn ; James Howard, Buckingham Hotel. The license for the Crown Hotel, Yarraville, ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
Death. SCOTT.—At Melnathort, Kinrosshire, Scot- land, on October 3oth, 1883, James Scott, Architect, in the 86th year of his age ; also, Margaret, on May 31st, 188o, in the 81st year of her age, being father and mother of the Rev. Robert Scott, M.A., Chalmers &nbsp; Church, Melbourne, and James Scott, Estate Agent, Footscray.
Our Mechanics' Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 15 December 1883
SOur' Mechanios'` Institute. As thee is a iprobability of ouir IMechinics' Institute behing again transplanted to ?i still better and more., appropriate site and -merging from its, even presenty chrysalis state to a higher sphere of develoliment ; and as- comments have-been made- upon the carelessness and apathyiof the original founders and trnstees, perhaps a few facts respecting its inception and early struggles may prove interesting, and not be out of, place. First let me premise that I am giving this early history purely from mem ory, that I desire no self-glorification, and that :assome of the principal actors mentioned are still alive my simple story can be easily verified in the borough. To begin then I had my first ideas of Mechanics' Institutes, as sources of mental profit and pleasure in Brighton, England, fully fifty years ago. Some thirty of us youths ranging from sixteen to twenty years of age used.to meet on those cliffs of dear old England and spend the long twilights...
JEANIE. THE FLOWER OF THE FLOCK A Christmas Story. CHAPTER I. CONCERNING HER ANTECEDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 22 December 1883
TIIE LOW E ':0 TILE FLOCK .' ' A .: y-Christmas. Story -.' ;. "'.1:- l:unt iot'a ,o? 'oI thfl pri ne': = ;,: . . ; usefuii theds o hiiseil - pv'n: : s nor ,e d i n h t ; - , . - , ,holyman wasnmade to mounli :,t;e, -ih; ''f?a id wa-tt--Oh :ill nmsdh ar t ' tct' nt s toi ala m oiuch, ? ,) u?':. _ : r'. e o; ::Disii th y youthfio b et ;" :l.&lt;:, :! :' ,o ";ca'in i?atialnoumbe:rehund smhkind; s:o:- l S}";!.t poor) oppresccd, hola-?snttan::?f• ' -+.'', ;i;;l l :d . r', H lad sever, s tr c, bof i;e u su : -lj :; .n "d: _ i Had thlice not hei he recmnin: :.a ; S in.cnort tihose tlhatnamurnii.' ;&lt;: " : .3 !. ontinth thetiohraisderin st frienly nd r ithe iindea?t aid thl s vest' c ". ; :'elomr the hour myi ills Iig ndll.? :h S nst woh; a n lthefir lto thoe =?"icnln': :i A,: ;ilil'hat t?\-?-iryoladen?smounl.T...:Bl?. ':@?" Iarly in tile Autunn of i867 theonhce fatious Au,\strian cliler 'ii Rcd njcket! lefft the livi r Mersey on'what proved to hbe her last oyag', toi ,eli...
BRAYBROOK STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 22 December 1883
BRAy BROOK STATE St1.iOOL "'The third annual distributiion ofpriz es iii connection witih the. Briybrook State Schliol; took place yesterday ?afternoon, in' the .local. schoolroom, which wvas` nicely decorated: with flowers. ir: r.:: MD Clark,' M. ., p'residedl; He briefly addre.,sedl the scholar,, :cinplinent? ing them on :their diligenec 'during tt:e.ipat: year.. He was much gratiftild to obsetce: tlie }ery large array of prizes:which di? hlay spolke volumes He thought'that: they should-' b: very grateful for: the efforts- made to smooth, the road to learning for them. T. Palmer, Esq., . \:; Principal: of the South :Iellouine Collegei alo delivered an : iriteresting 'aid-l dlress on educational ,matter.: The :head* teacher, Mr Hanna; reported that, by reason, oft th'gireat interest taken- by thei parents:aiid friends in ithe late COctobcr" Coscert;: heh?ad 'been eniablEd to offer so ianyai prizes. Thec peircentag? gaifed itt the tlatlceri ult examina-: tion ?ein high,;;iz.,:, and ...
School Holidays and Prizes. FOOTSCRAY LADIES' COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 22 December 1883
:Shool Holidays and Pries FOOTSCRAY LADIES' COLLLEGE The pupils attending this institution as semblnted in the class rooms 'on Thtursday, at noon, previous to dispersing for the holidays, amd surprised the principal, Mrs Mttsther, by presenting her with a handsome ilhtuminatctl album aida cut-glass inkstand, as tokens of their united respect. The prizes at the college' are distributed at the Midwinter htolidays, but the following were presented with extra certiti? cates of mterit: A. Schwerdtfeger - English, Arttiithtti Algebri, Latin, French. -:A llarris-Geography, English, \Vritig D. Stone-Geography, .Englisl, F rentich; I. .11ichell-English, Gcoeraphy;,listoti Connell) WVriting ,Orthography, (,ei graphy: SB Marr=-Geograply, I.?glish, V.rtittg. is Ialkiisghian -Gramniar, Ortltography, ::J: ieitite- GelntaltIntprovteiiel,` gand Condict. A. Da iti- -Arithiit-i, Wiritoigg. '11Cuig=lscSiitg;,::a"'=c":i MasterH.II Lovect-M1sic. A: Schcittg Music iisippn J A S sicitf crMf ing, Mapitig, ...
DAWN OF FREEDOM V. UNITED. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 22 December 1883
DAWN OF ,F :EEDO.M 1, UNILED. ThIis match was plnyecd last Saturday, at tie Royal Park, and resulted in a win far the Fre?dom by 5 wickets and 66 un=. Thescores being United 38, Freedom 5 wickets for io4. Chalmers So (not out) and Harris 14 batted well for the winners. Sinclair being the only one that got into double figutes for tbe United
The Independent "ONWARD AND UPWARD." FOOTSCRAY, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1883. Yarraville Requirements. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 22 December 1883
"ONWVARD) AND UPWARD." VOOTrCRAY. SATURDAY, DECEs itER22, 1583 Yarraville Requirements. \VE have witnessed the paternal pride and effusiveness of a gander when he has taken charge of the first gosling hatched by his better half, and waddled round with outstretched neck, glaring defiance and hissing, "It is mine! Mark you all creation, animate and inanimate, this yellow, ?9oolly, web footed wee morsel, that is nothing but down and internals is mine; ours?' and she, she, by way of phenomenon, may hatch anotherl'" We.hase also seen he. joy and egotism of a tattler when he has discovered a mare's nest, not 1knowing it to Jae~ such, and hooayed I in-frenzied delight as .he scre.amed; "Eureka!" These sisililes may give a faint conception, but they fail to convey an adequate idea of the gloating and self-glorification of the two "foreign. provincial journals" occasionally seen here, at having discovered the fact that the residents of Yarraville re'iuire better accomnmnodation: at thl:e :Ra...