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Original Poetry. RHYMES FOR YOUNG READERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
Original Poetry. BHYMES FOR YOUNG READERS. Kind friends, I'm but .; little girl, And not so very wise. Yet I can see the ills of drink, Where'er I turn my eyes. Perhaps you think I shon!uld not speak, But learn to hold my tongue, Yet I have learnt why chilkren cry, Although I am so youug. Thlere's little Nell comes to cur school, A quie: little thing; I never see her laugh or play, I never hear her sing. Anud when I ask her why she cries, And why she looks so qleer ? The tears flow faot, as she replies, 'My father will drink bre:e. And oftentimes he's o?t of work, And I want boots you see; Oh, if my father wan d not drink, How happy we should be. A year ago our little pet, My baby sister May, Took ill and died. anol then I heard My auother, sobbing, say ' If fel I am glad that baby's gone; I mua t be mad [ think; Oh, why do men make women cry?! I wish there was n' drank.' Oar brother Tom has had to leave His hom-. end to away; For fatle. is so eros, when drunk, He ciuld no longer st...
North Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
nOrth Melbourne-= onlce C ourt. Hona~xr;NOnEMabo 26. Before Dr. Lloyd (chailmanl- Messrs. Barwise, Fogarty and Wyllie, .'s.P. DRUNK. Andrew Ma Crae was the cfilnding party. Constr.ble Garland testified to the helplessvcondi.;on of the prisoner. and. much to Mr. MIcCrne's indignation he was threatened a fortnight's experi oaco of gaol:work and any other luxur ies obtainable, unless he settled up at once with 10s. UNLAWFUL ASSAULT. John Swanson was charged with assaulting a young woman named Lucy HIughes. The prosecutrix stated that ehe and her sister came from Chelten ham on Wednesday, thle 14th inst. on a visit to town. They had imbibed a little spirituous refreshment (?). and as tey iwere journeying up Elizabheth Street, met the deferndant. Their ac before, invited, them to his home in Princes-street, North MeIclbourne, where they cemented their friendship with further libstions. They stayed in his hcuse all night, and under his guidance had a look round 1North Mel bourne in the mo...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
News and Notes. ELECTORA-L RIGHTS.- Owing to the greatinterest now beingtakenbythepublic in Parliamnentary affairs it is to be 'expec ted that the number of Electoral Rights which will be :aken out up to the end of this year is lilely to be greatly in excess of those issued in former yeals. Arrange ments have been made by the Authorities to enable Reglstials to get through their duties in a more satisfactory manner than heretofore. Sone complaints were made since the amending Electoral Act came nto force that persons who had simply moved from one di\vision of an Electoral District to another tad their names talen offthe list-. The Elector himself is to is to blame for this if he did not notify the postali authorities of his change of address. The electoral inspector of the district in ivhich this paper circulates de votes two houses each eve-ning from 6 to 8 odclock at his office, II Queensberry-st., to meet any such cases and to answer inquiries. A TOUGH problem was propounded by a...
LOOKING FOR A NIGHTSHIRT IN A DINNER-BASKET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
LOOKING FOR A NIGHTSHIRT ::IN- A DINNER-BASKET. A traveller on the New York Central Rail read relates the following incident of travel: -A middle-aged married couple turned in nua to me, having boarded the train at a r.ay station. They had evidently been mnuch hurried, and were out of humour, forthe wife was fretful and excited, and the husband growled above his breath in this style: " Now, I'll just bet you didn't put my r:ghtshirt in I" " S'hushl It's in the basket in the corner," rcpiies the woman. "I've looked in the basket., and 'taint there. I s'pose you put it at the ibottom, -.:.er the vittals." "In the vitals, indeed? Why, John, what on e-a-r-t-h are you a-doin' ?" "I'm looking for my shirt." "Don't ! that's the wrong basket. You've gone and spilt them pickles all over the bed i I never seen such a man!" " Never mind, Mary, you needn't tell the 'hole car." This in a whisper peculiar to the stage. "Looking for your old shirt in the dinuer basket ! I don't see what anybody wa...
They Say. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
They Say. [Ittems under this heading will be welcomed. That the Harbour Trust Battery was shoot ing well in the battle firing. That Gunner Cocking's shaooting was very good. That Gunners M'Allan, Smith, Broadbent, and Clsff also shot well. That Briggs and his man did the wicket up splendidly for the Bohemians. That " Duke " had herd luck for 50 (a new hat). That the Parkhill have the best juior wicket-keeper in North Melbourne. Tha:t Jim Keenan oughft to go to the Markeb and practce at "' unt Sally " Ior a while That G. Anderson has gone up country to work. The "Hill" will miss him very much. That Captain Smith is also unable to play. That Parkhill meet the Democratic, and ex pect a clhse game. That Jack Saunders is in good form with Lat asd ball, so far has taken 22 wickets ior 7!) rur, Lesides sctring well in every mateh. That Percy Dixen mnkes things hum while hIe is batting. That Parkr!ille hbee no change bowlers, ano ther injustice to " Sprinter." ,Tha some.o of St. Mary', fild...
BOYS' BRIGADE v. CARDIGAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
BoYs' BRIGADE V :CAPRDIGAN. ] The above match was commeniced on Saturday, the 17th. The scores, when the stumps were drawn, were-Cardigan, 56; Boys' Brigade, two for 4. On re sumimg, the Brigade were disposed of for 31. The Cardigan's second innings pro duced 83 runs, of which Brown (27, not out), Burns (17), Buchanan (io) were re sponsible-thuxs leaving the Brigade xog to win. After an exciting finish, the Cardigan won by two runs. For Boys' Brigade. W. Tregear(4;,.not out, made by good cricket), T. Harrison (x7), C. Martin (12), and E. -Seecombe (to) batted well. - - Ssbjoined are the icores :- - First Innings .. .. 8 56 - Second Innings .. .. 83 Total .o .. 139 S:Boms BRIGADE. First lening . 1: Second lonnge . 106 Total 137 Bowling Boys' Bogade Pike, 7 for 39,gTregear , 4 or 26 Taylor, " for i7; Sn'ooks, 6 for Wg
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
*m THJs 4 A1y 1oVERBl$1 !9, Before Dr. loyd (chirmai), and Mlessr.: Barvisa; Birdw- OG1L'lGoy, &He Sride, Herbert Hop~!dis nd Henry Wittenbs &lt; were charge.d rith-tho above ofYence. Hopkinetci ikiect&d on 4irrent at his mother's houss in- ryburgh-etreet, and WVittenberg at Geelong. Richard Roley, engine driver on the Victorian railways, deposed to leaving his house at No. 8 Dryburgh-strdet, Norih Melbourne, on the 15th June last, at 5 o'clock to drive a train to Seymour, and re turned 'bout midnight, when he found th'1 back door burst open, and some clothing and other property, including. two razors stoler. He could not positively identify thu raOnr produced in csurt n;hiE pro perty, but they were exactly similar to his. Other witneosaes were celled to corrb?o rate this evidence. Constables McEvilly and Toole proved the arrest of prisoner Hopkins, and the findiag of one of the ruaors produced in a dawer in his bedroom. Witnesses were called to prove that th...
BRITISH BEDSTEADS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
BRITISH BEDSTEADS. The beds of our remote ancestors were very different from the comparatively luxurious accommodation which is '?sTred to even tlrhe poorest amongst us '.Thepii~irkit day. . In Anglo-Saxon times, the houses geuerally consisted of one large room, scantily furnished with a few trestles -ind boards, benches and chests. These answered the double purpose of tables and seats by day, and bedsteads at night Upon these were placed bags filled with straw, on which the family and servants slept. In the larger houses it was customary to place the bench or chest for the mistress and her daughters in a recess at the side of the ronom in the Inmanner wve sometimes still see in Scot landl, and this recess was separated from the apartment by'a turtain. The modern word "bedstead " means literally "a place for a bed;" and it is probable what we call bedsteads were rare, and only used by people of high rank. 1With the Norman Conquest many French fashions and greater refinement were int...
LOVE GROWS NOT OLD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
UVE GRKOWS NUoT VL. Fad?d and dim the once bright eyes; Pale cheeks no longer roses wear; .urrowed with care the once fair brou. Aid silvered the sunny hair: Wrinkled and hard the soft white hand .That rested in mine long ago, Tile lithe round form is bent with age- Feeble her step and slow.... . t:leutiful eyes that were once so bright And blue as summer skies, Beautiful still to me they seem, For the love-light in them lies. -Though furrowed an "pale, -no sw "t 6 face I meet where'er I go, - And like a crown of glory are Those bands of silvered snow. ' So gentle the clasp of the tdil-wom. hand As it rests within my own, I silently pray that hand in hand : We may pass upto the throne. . Though bent the form, the heart , 'e - shrined -For me has ne'er grown cold; As firm, as true, as sweet, to-day, is the love that grows not old. I Cassell's Saturday JounMaL
A Fool and A Woman. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
A Fool and A WOman. a -Bminsterwas in afiutter of excite ment Chimbang had come at last. Some ten days past the old city had been vio lently awakened from its normal slum .tons mood by beholding one morning its quiet streets mysterioualv-almost magi cally - blazoned with ig'ntic posters, vivid and polychromatie as the aurora borealis, announcing the electrifying fact that Chimbang was coming. Later these were supplemented by others portraying the marvels-equestrian, pedestrian, dra matic, hippodrametic, terrestrial, and celestia--combining to make up that won drous whole, Chimbang's World-Famed Ciicus. And later yet, every dead wall in Bavminster w-as alive with the counterfeit presentment, on a scale of a yard to the inch, of the great Chimbang himself ; that identical Chimbang, who, firm in his re solve to bewilder Bayminster, had left the crowned heads of Europe to wear a golden sorrow. And soon, on a piece of waste ground in the outskirts of thb city, mnwonted signs of activity ...
LOST IN THE PULPIT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 30 November 1894
LOST IN THE PULPIT They make a great mistake who sup pose that extempore preaching has been the law with all great preachers; in fact, we may almost go so far as to say the re verse has been the case. Extemporising will often be exposed to difficulties which only a very honest mind can overcome, and make the best of. When Father Taylor, the Americas preacher, once lost himself and became bewildered in the course of his sermon, he extricated him self by the exclamation: "I have lost the track of the nominative case, my brethren, but, one thing I know, I am bound for the kingdom !" and the frankness of such a confession saved him from suffering in the esteem of his audience. A similar anecdote has often been told of the late Thomas Binney. Dr. Harris, the author of " Mammon," had begged his services for some anniversary, and Binney declared his utter inability to prepare a sermon - in those days he was a strictly extempore speaker. It was urged. "Oh, come and preach such and such a se...
LEEMING'S AND McMASTER'S TROPHIES. COLONNADE v. CLAREMONT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
LEEMING'S && ~X7NISTE WS * COLONNADE V. CtnMOnT. This match was finished on. Saturday, and resulted in a wini for the Claremont by 41 runs.. COtONN.-E?DE First Inmings .. .. 40 Secod Inni"gs .. .. 55 Tot .. .. .: . 5, : - CLAREMONT. 3 First Inniags . 49 be ood Inngs '. 87 -*, .. 18 COLONNADE. ;; SECOND GS.NO Cody, I b lw,;bCea - 1.. .0, Brealsy, b Ha 2l ..: .:-:" 2 O'Rlileyb Cecil`' '' .. 17 Alblietti, andlb Kolenta.. .. 7 Morgan,·b Halt.l -' .'' . O O'Brien, bHal- .* ':. .. 4 J. O'Brien, b HalI : .. O Hepburnlb w, b Hall .. 4 Frederickson, a Hall . . . 1 Taylor, b w, b Roleant.. .. '0 Galway, at out- . .. 6 To .i. . 55 'The Colonnade's bowling through the match was :--D. Taylor5 ':f f'or 39 ; J. O'Riley, '5 for ,9; A. Morgan; 2 for o ; C. O'Brieni. for:- 16; W. Hepburn, I for a.
LA MASCOTTE. FIRST INNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
LA MAscoIrr. FIRST L GNI2SS. Down's. Ib iv, b Barber .. 15 - IHeoger, b Madden .. .. O Giller, c Livingntone, bSBarnes 3 Grace, I b w, b Borber .. .. 10 Sbe', bBarher .. .. .. 0 Moriarty, b Madden .. .. 21 Ansell, b Barnes .... .. 11 Denny, b Madden .. .. Lancaster, c O'Mhears, b Msdden 1 Westoott, not out .. .. Danials, c and I Travis.. .. ; -9 Sundries .. . ". -. 3 Total 87 . secn',n neirnHins: · ; Shea, 1b w, b Travis .. 7 Denny, a Barber,'b Travis:: ." 3.ra Ansell, b Madden . 1 Lancaster, b Madden .. ,:.-14 Daniels, b Travis Westcott, b Travis .5--, Downes, c and b Trivis..- . Grace, h Madden.. 6 Gill-r, b Barber .. .. 5 Moriarty. c Madden, b Travis . 16 Hauger, not oat . .. Snndries . : - - Trmotal6 Bow"ting.-Firs . Innings ? :I- for 3 Barber, 3 for i3 ;,?taddein,~ 4 for 34 Barnes, 2 for '.o-.i Sedond IInnings, Travis, 6 for:- 28; B,"arbei,,r xfor 6 : Maddeni 3 for ,,iz.?.i
SPORTS DEPOT HARD WICKET COMPETITION. CAMBRIDGE v. LA MASCOTTE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
SPORTS DEPOT fHA.RD WICKET COMPETITION. CA1BRIDGE v. LA .MASCOTTE : - Great interest was taken in this thatch, which was played on the Cambridge ground, Royal Park. Both teams having been defeated once, caused each team to strive their hardest to avert defeat. The Cambridge have secured the handsome trophies given by Messrs. Eromley and Yeoman for third rates, and the La Mas cotte are the possessors of the Mielbourne Sports'Depot harcl wicket trophy. Some fine batting wvas shlown Travis, Madden, O'Meara, Lascelles, Barber, MIason, and Conlon for the Gambridge, and Moriarty, Lancaster, Dvwnes, Grace, and Vestcott were prominent for the La Miascotte. Travis, Barber, Barnes, and Madden were the principal bowlers for Cambridge, and Shea, Denuy; Lancater, and Moriarty for the La Mascotte. - The following are the scores: CAMBRIDGE. vteav osaesos. Skehan, run out .. .. .. 2 Barnes, I b w, b Lancaster .. 0 Lanscelles, b Lansaster .. .. 0 O'Meara. I, Lancaster .. .. 2 Travi-. e M.,riarty, b ...
METROPOLITAN MATTING ASSOCIATION. BOHEMIANS v. METROPOLITAN GAS OFFICE. BOHEMIANS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
METROPOLITAN MATTING AS SOCIATION. BoamseiANs v. METROPOLITAN GAS OFFiCE. SBOHmIANS. First Innings .. 15 S . SECOND INNINGS. i Noonan, I b w, b Ponsford .. ;-l': Wallace, b Knell .. .. .. 5 SReid, run out .. .. ..29 Ryan, o Ponsford ., .. 6 O'Leary, b Knell.. . .. 4 J. Ryan, r out.. Letty, b Ponsford Goland, thrown out - 4i M'Dougall, b Deaby .. . O David, ... ~iP.p.t. r . ,18 Jack, nor out . Scndries 5 Nine wicke to r 86 Bowling. . Knel fr 23,; .Lb P so. ford, 4for s8. Jopson, b Reid ". " .. Watelord, b Rit.. . 35 Mitchell,e Reid, b OLeary . 2' Ellis. run oni: .. 7 Knell. o Reid, b Goland 6 Ponsford, b O'Leary .. . 31' Fox, c Goland. b Reid , O Denby, b Reid ;. .. 1 1 Corn, a Goland b O'Leary - :..::4 Pownie, a M'Dougall, b Reid .. 0: Higgins, not out.. . .. ,O Total.. .. . ... 91. D. Reid (5 for 34) and P. O'Leary (3 for 31) divided the bowlinghonors for the Bohemians. PARKHILL V. DEMIOCIRATIC. :: Parkhzll--ist innings. :" Pie, c Anderson, b Farrell -1. Msdders, J.. Ibw, b Anderso...
Cricket. [Secretaries wishing to have their reports inserted should send them into the office not later than Tuesday in each week.] N.M.C.C. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
Oricket." [Secretaries wishing to have their reports * inserted suould send them into the office -not later than Tuesday in each wreek.] N.MtC.O. Last Saturday being an off day the sec. Mr. E. E. Bean arranged a match with a team from Northcote. The tisitors went in first and totted up the very respectable score of 103 runs. The occasion was con s?deredi opportune bfor bowling practice, no less than six trundlers being tried. The most successful, was Eslick who took 4 wickets for 20 runs, Maplestone and Ming capturing a similar number for 26 and 27 respectively. Jimmy lHowlett had the pleasure of inducing 3 to return to the pavilion. E. Bean and Steel used their best endeavours, the first with light ning deliveries and the latter with his wc-klnolown..twelvei-hoppers._but. fortaun_ inthis case did not fievour the brave. Ming, with some "tripe" to workh on, successfully performed the hat triclk. When the North bats. startd, it was soon apparent that very few would get a hand, for aft...
LOOKING AHEAD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
LOOKING AHEAD. .,t!hcr: "Laura, you ought to makE bthrbl .ounf: man of yours go home earlier." ":is Laura: "But we are engaged, :.a::na, anal don't see why--" M:lther: "Yon will get him into habits of t::yin" out -lte tha~ you will be sorry for -on:e day, after the honeymoon is over." 'Whait letter is that which is in visible, but ::::c out of sight ? The letter I. h.' is swearL~g aloud like an old coa3t ::. bad habit. lhy is bere io snuch thing as a whole . 'e . ecaue every day breaks. . -ct says: " She was fair, but sorro, cs there." What becsma of the Tc-it ... arness he don't istate. "" ,, ,,tg lt a, dud.',. ,,t ic ,. hu, I::.[ f a \v,- i. . . , U ' think :""' . .'. I : · h.1 , ;I slui ld '" 'a.,',- . : 1 00-,c .\ iiherda.?h,.,r once bw:,-cd "(o Dou ,?las [: '".- thttt he a.-s diesCCl'i,!! . roni! C'ardin::l ,:':·:-y. " You must mlnan Lin&lt;ev Woosey !,n-." wa-_ :he rcr;;y. S .. c - " L . Si ic :sep ~ Iiis ic
THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
THEATRE ROYAL" It wa~s a big house that greeted the company on Saturday night, when the "Child of the Regiment" (a comely opera) and "The Fool of the Fami-y"' were billed until Tuesday night. Miss Moore ~s Betty sang cllr old favoriteS "Shouldn't Wonder" and "Riding ii a Railway Ker." Numbers of people, it may be safely said, visited the theatre to hear Maggio's warbling of these quaint melodies. Then on T;esday night the "Colleen Bawn" was put up. Maggie Moore, of coure, played the "colleen," the picturesque Eily O'Connor. And-MaIggie o.or", aa p:reiictedl, played it to a la¶.Lh ing and weeping house. There is nobody in Australia, in light drama, who can hold up the sympathies, risible or sorrowful, than Maggie Moore. Even the most threadbare situations or dramatic dialogue bare of sentiment can, in the hands of this most capable and versatile artist be made the keynote to the affections of her audience. Mr. Harry Roberts, as usual], puts in sterling work.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
BILL 01P E Bill of Exahange and Where the anmonut or value of theo money for whilch a bill or note fa drawn exceeds £10,000. then for every £50 of the auioust or valeu.5 and lsio for any fractional pert of £50 of such au,,,,nt or ovalus .. 0 1 8 Bill of excihange lpayable on demand charge able with snametu duty as a promissory note for same uilounit. (Embossed stamps :uust be nsed,which may be obtained at alh Post Offices.) Exe-urrorrs. 1. Draft or order drawn by any banker in Victoria upon any other banker in Viotoria not payable to bearer or to order, and used solely for the purpose of settling or clearing any account between such bankers. 2. Letter vritten by a banker in Victoria to any other banker in Victoria directingthe payment of any sl0e of money, the same not being payable to bearer or to order, and such letter not being sent or delivered to the person to whomu payment is to be made or to any person on hiis behalf. 3. Letter of credit granted in Vitoloria authlorising draf...