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FAREWELL TO DR. MALONEY, M.L.A. AN ENTHUSIASTIC GATHERING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
FAREWELL TO DR. MALONEY, M.L.A. -4--9-- Ax ENTIIUSIATIO GATHERINg. A vaIR number if the constituents and personal friends of Dr. W. Maloney, M..L.A. for WVest Melbourne, assembled in the North Melbourne Town Hall on Friday evening, to bid this. gentleman a temporary farewell, it hdiring come to their knbwledgetliat he initended takin~. a well-earned rest, and period of recre ation and change, in the shape of a voyage. Thie chair was taken by Mr. Stepheon Barker, J.P. On the platfona cere the Hon. Mr. Foster, Minister of Mines, and Messrs. Trenwith, Hancock, Winter, Bromley, Sangster, Styles, and Prendergast, Ms.L.A., and Messrs, Marshlall Lyle, the Mayor of North Melbourne, and other prominent citizens ao --fnd of-Dr -Maloeney,- - - A letter of apology was received from Mr. Hamilton, M.L.A., of Bendigo. The chairman stated thIe purport of the meeting, and i|iliaded to the approach ing departure of Dr. Maloney. He pintedloutthat the_cxhausting_nature of his political and general worr...
THE FRENCH GUINEA. [All Rights Reserved.] PART II. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
TEE FENOCH GUINEA. --- lix CHARtLES JJEOIlN _ ?_ _ _. fAll Rights Reserved.] PART II. "Goon evening, Paul!" cxclailed Ilawson cheerily, to Croupier No. 4, an hour later, as heseoated, himself before that astotin dod worthy, and threw downa louisd'or. "One louis on the red." "Red's my lucky colour. to-night, I feel certino," he added, with a twinkle in .his eye. :IMechauieally, but swayed by superstitious misgivings, the self plossesed attendantobeyed,and, sure elough, red it was. Thenceforth, an extraordinary run of luck followed Rawson's operations. Hie would lose occasionally, but soon'after an exceptionally favorable sequence of hazards would recoup him, and leave an ever increasing balance to his credit. By degrees a crowd gathered roundl his chair. Olld hIabi ls, who lnever interested themselves in strangers' play, unless unusually lhigh stakes were on the board, strongly advised him to leave well alone, and to rest satisfiaed with his present winnings. tie paid no heed, howeve...
CITIZENS' AND SCHOOLS' EXCURSION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
CITIZENS' AND SCHOOLS' EX CURSION. A MEETING in connection with tile above was held in North Melbourne Town Hall (in a room kindly placed at the disposal of those present, by the Mayor, Cr. T. Fogarty) on Wvednesday evening. Mr. S. Barker, J.P., was elected to the chair. The first business was to deal with a letter from the- Council,grsnting their patronage and allowing the free use of a room to hold committee meetings, which__jas adopted,. and secretary in structed to write and return thanks for sameo 2lseseection of ofolers-washlieniro ceeded with and resulted as follows :- Chairman: Cr. T: Fogarty (Mayor); Vice-Chairmen: Crs. J. H. Gardiner, J. G. Petrie, and Messrs. S. Barker, J.P., and C. Davidson; Secretary, Mr. J. Scott; Assistant Secretary, Mr. D. P. Smith; Treasurer, Mr. W. Sholer; Committee: Town Council bf Nortli Melbourne, Members of Board of Advice, Messrs. Drummond,. Blashki, Brawn, Dolan, Somersall, Hooper, and others, with power to add.. Mr. Polglase moved that the W...
BICYCLE TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
Be?i?crE TnRAcK.-A meeting of the following members of the Recreation Reserve: Crs. Gardiner and Petrie, and Messrs. Taylor and Stewart, and menm bers of the Speedwell Bicycle Club was held on the ground, on Thursday evening, to consider the suggestion of the latter, that a bicycle track 21 ft. from the fence be made round thlie ground The trus tees fell in with the suggestion; hut the questi,,n of cost and mailotenance will be considered at the next Reserve meeting. Washint clothes and ironing shirts is genec tlly slu ?o'o' ed to b oe one ,f the things few womenc can do well. lMrs. Harris, of 454 tLatrobc-st, opposite Metropolitan Brewery is, owevrer, an excepltint. Not only is she cheaper, more expeditious, careful, and skilful in torninl" out orders entrusted to her, billt she also senis roulld for them to tier cus otmersO, who, ole andl all, testify to her cxcellence of wore. Give Iher a trial. [Advt.] l)tRESS3AKING.-l L.s dies It is unwise to Ipatronise big establishmentt s who...
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, Dec. 2. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURBT.1 M MONDAY, Dec, 2. ".' Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman), and Messrs. Barwise, Fogarty, lMcCartlhy, Dirt wistle, and WYlie, Js.P. VAGRANCY. Agnes Thomas was charged as above. Constable Gogarty said that on Sun day morninghe found defeudant in a fit in the street. Thomas, who had been drinking, said she had a home to go .o. She was discharged. DRUNK. James Mason pleaded guilty to being drunk, and was discharged on putting Is. in the poor-hox.- - _ LARCENY. Thomas Watson was charged with stealing a washing board, valued at 2/2. He pleaded guilty and said he was drunk at the timte. He was a whipmaker by trade. There was no "preveous record." Edward Doyle said that on Saturday afternoon he saw the prisoner take the board fronm the outside of witness' fa ther's shop in Berkley-st., Carlton. Witness'followed hIim, and at first he denied he had stolen the board, hbut after wards admitted it, and was..given in chage. ' Deferndnot was fined lOs., or 3 days. Angus Gor...
AUDITING IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
AUDITINU IN. AUSTRALIA. Tut? fina:lncial tunrest in Melbourne slllCe thie colnap-e of tlte land boomt, and the subsequienltsspension of most of tihe banks, will Ibe finally allayed by the pre s·nllt Gsrnment's " Companies Bill," wherelby tile la Ifrttitg thle dutlies and responsibilities of auditors will undergo rhoblesomne revisijon. Tile proposed nmendments are so valuable thlat they lave Inore than local interest. Brieflr sumtmarised thley are as follow :--lte cognising from tile records of tile past tlsat, in tmany instances, aulitors have not understood their duties, or they iave been afraid to e.xerci.dtlleir powers, or that hley Ihare been insompe'entt. and tlhant promotion at thie inception of cons 'panies, and audit, f acc.u!lts, are thte twor things primarily detmandinr cstteltl regulation, there will itn fu ur, be estabi lished two rules of conduct for the auditor, viz. :--lst, That Ihe must see tlhat thel books upnn whlich a balance hleet is founded themselves truly repr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
S, -. "- Public Notices. .M, W, CIIFFITHS, Boot & Shoe Warehouse, 17 ERROL ST., NORTH MELB. lurge Stock. Reliable Goods. NEXT DoOR TO R. L. YOUNG, DRAPER). Country Order puncrtlully attended to. Booti Made to Measure. Fit Guaranteed REP?AIRS. Workman on the Premises. - BRANCH:. MELBOURNE ROAD, NEWPORT. For WEDDING RINGS, KEEPERS. DIAMOND RINGS, ENGAGE MENT RINGS, JEWELLERY of all kinds. SPLECTACLES, and ELECTROPLATED WARE, GO TO ttM~auona ~ i. alIIGJIBSIB e TOWN HALL BUILDINGS, NORTH MELBOURNE, O-Watchcs, Clocks, and Jewellery Repaired. All\Work Guaranteed. Size Cards of lings and Prices sent on lapplication. FRED, J, BREARLEY, Architect, 156 Roden-st., West Melbourne. Member of Archtl. Assoctn. Certificated from Science & Art Dept., London, England, and The Working Men's College, Melbourne. Medallist, Ac., Ac. Iluilding Referee, North Melb. Town Council. Instructor Carpentry, Formerly Senior Assistnt Instructor Theoretical and Practical Carpentry, Work ing Men's Col...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
†i;.4-:. __. --- -~. _ _.__ _?.?-?---?I??L~ I.I ''~ ~i-~]~v -I- If ~ KY~ IfI' ~Y1 11" LU *i? ? ' ?x """? a ,,,,h,,,,thr \l\ JIl \llPElNTS o, Enormous Stocks. "IT7I [' ?1fl1 ?j~q Unequalled Value. S i Extensive:nna? Ass,...ortment. Boot Bazaar, 1 ERROL ST,, North iE elbourne. Try leeming's Ladies' Tan:Lace -Sheesyreat--cps,--314--per,"pai Smarvellous value. . Ladies' Glace .Lace Shoes, 4/11. Button Shoes,:5/1l. Ladies' ." Reliable" Bals., ,neat toecap, 4/11. . Queen Button and Bals., .5/11. . Ladies' Glace Bals., 6/11. Button Glace Bals., worked button holes, 7/ll Gent.'s Tan Sedan Bals., 8/6. Gent.'s Tl'an Goodyear WVelted Bals., 12/6; special value. Gent.'s Dress Bals., 4/11 & 5/11. Ladies' White Shoes, Lace and Button, 3/11. . REPAIRS a Speciality, and Finished 'Daily. Large Staff of Skilled Repairers kept on the Premises. BOOTS for CHILDREN Lengthened when too short. SLargest Boot Shop in Victoria. Best Value for Money in Australia. W.LEEMING COLONNADE BOOT BAZAAR, 1 Erro...
THE SCAVENGING OF THE TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
THE SC~AvEsNOIsO OF THE Tow.--Cr. Steel presented a petition to the North Melbourne Council on Monday evening signed by between 30 and 40 ratelpay)ers asking that the scavenging of the town should be done by day labor, instead of by contract. OnJhlemition of_Cr. Gardiner, seconded by Cr Wandick, the petition was received, and referred to the Public Works Committee. A HIor WETiitn SUooEsi~TN Between the main entranc to the North Melbourno Court and that of the Clerk of Petty Sessions there is' another door which might be advantageouisly opened on these hot days, when the atmosphere of the court is simply sweltcring~, and not too fragrant at times. The windows and the fanlight are hardly sufficient for summer ventilation, and the suggestion thrown out is a very easy one to adopt, and would confer-considerable-eomfort. CHANGE OF RoeTE.-On Sunday, 1st December, the Omnibus service connect ing with the North and WVest Melbourne Tramways at the tramway sheds on the Flemington-road, was ch...
AN ACT OF ANOMALIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
A'N AC? OF ANOMALIES. IF the enacteits of t1he Victorian Le ~gislature dealing with the morals and social lifeof the people are iiot among tlhe fiiost l'ogically framad;' or siiecessnlly administered measures on .our Statute Book, it is, perhaps, no matter for sur prise, as such legislation fromits very nature is less apt to work smoothly than that which is concerned with affairs out side the strange workings of human i~naturo. The question of the protection of women and girls we know has resulted in laws being passed which are operat ing in the most unsalisfactory manner, and the recent cases of Imen being placed in the dock on serious charges, lwhich turned oult to be chimnerns of some young females' demoralized imagination, must still be fresh in thie public mind. The Licensing Act, however, is par excel lence, the most anomalous and awkward piece of law-making Parliament has produced,~andl it is :ceraninly not calcu lated to raise the moral tone of either smh'ican. police._or p~...
LEEMING AND McMASTER TROPHIES. 3rd round—1st day's play. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
LEEM ING AND MoIMAS TER TROPHIIES. 3rdl round-lst day' a play. 3lclrose Juniori v. SL'M ary's.--elrose, lst innings, 5.. II. Crosbie 27, W. Louch 13. Bowling: ?lcLeish 7 for 31, Fogarty 2 for 24. St. MaJry's, !17 McNaimara 33, Tyrrr 18, 3Ic Leish 1i, latimcr 12. Borling: Stuckcy ; for 1 , P. Carroll 2 for 16; 11. Crosbie 1 for 10. Melroic, 2nd innings, 3 for 21. North 3Iclbourne Excelsior,. 42; Ferndale, ."0.
METROPOLITAN MATTING TROPHY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
MBTROPOLITAN MATTING TROPHY. CAMBRIDG! .V. F1TZRO* GAS TORKS. IlResltl in a win for the Cnmbridge oby 97 unos. Cambridge, 97and 131i; total 23:l. Gas Works, 75 aond 1; total 13. Lyons 10 for 40; O'1Meara. 2 for 10; LMadden, 4 for 51; bowled best for the winlners throght the match. • Queensblerrr v. Hoffman's (lshaoTrrick's Cnp).1-Playe oil the latter's ground, BIruns wick, 3ni Satunlay's play, resulted in a win for the Queeloberry by i wkts. Following are the scores:-pQuensberry, I117 anld wkts. for 43. Hoffman's, 106 asndl53l. W. Snook, 5 wkts. for 12 runs, bowled well.: Quceensberrv v. Royl l'ark lJuniors.-Plhy od on the latter's grounld, Brunswick, Ist Saturday's play raolted ns,follows:-Quoons borry, It wkts. fo07M .l, nokout).?
AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
- AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION. T$HE usual fortnightly meeting of the Norh Melbourne Branch was held in the Mecha nicrs' Institute on Thursday week. After the preliminary business had been transacted, the secretary (Ir. T. Crosbie) reported that the tickets for the Gala on January 26th, were being sold with surprising rapidity. The prospects of success appear very rosy. The P'resident (3Ir.W. A. Watt) delivered a lecture entitled The I'olitical leformns we need." Icdealt forcibly with the question of Legislative Council RIeform in the direc tion of placing that chamber upon a more representative basis. The Swiss system of elective ministry was also explained nld eulogi-ed, aud the lecturer enlarged ulpon the unostisfactory result of '"government by contradiction." Other reforms, sucel as the Rfererldum. Second IBallot, and \Woman's Suffrage. were also lucidly attended to; after which the subject was thrown open for discussien. Messrs. tiale, Martin. Douglas, Cullen, alnd Il'enat ...
"SUNBEAM" FANCY FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
ISUNBEAM'" FANCY FAIR. A rakcv fair under the above title was opened in the North Melbourne Town Hall yesterday at 3 o'clock, and continued in the evening. The fair is held in connection with the West Mel bourne Presbyterian Churech,and is under the patronage of His Excellency the Governor and Lady lrassey. At 3 p.m the Rev. J. Gibson, pastor of the church announced that as the fair was under the patrontige of the Representative of Her Majesty,the proceedings would be opened by singing the National Anthem.. This having been done,Mr.Gibioncalledon Cr. Strong, the Mayor of Melbourne, to open thefair. The hMayor.said he was very pleased to have an opportunity of visit ing North Melbourne, and he thought the nhme " Sinibeam " a good name for the fair as Lord and Lady Brassey were most popular and esteemed. The object of the fair was to reliere ceirtain respon sibilities in connection with thle church, and helping churches was a worthy work, as there missions was to elevate the maises, a...
SECOND ELEVENS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
SECOND ELEVENS. North Melbourne v. Hawksburn.-Played at Toorak Park. Scores :-Hawksbuirn, 300 for eight wickets (innings declared closedi). North Melbourle, one for 29 (W. Carlton). North Melbourne v. East Melbourne. Played at East Melbourne, on Wednesday, resulted in a dramw. East had 6i for ill1, when the rain stopped p!ay. We are pleased to state that "our' repre sentative (Jlack Carlton) in the Victorian team playing at BIlendigo made second highest score--i9. . North MIelbourne overs 'v. Mordlalloc. The IRovers journeyed-to this ocaside resort last Saturday to play the above match, which resulted as follot s: MonlialloC, 172. North Melbourne 6 for 38-~Scurrytll, lMelvor It (not oit). E. Launader bowledgremarkably well for North, capti/ring - fo032; and his fielding was.a treat to witness, especially his catchlhig. . In the Melbourne v. Univeriity Match, the. latter batted first ind are all ,out for 237 McKinnon being top scdre with 6gJ. --Fite.oy are havlig a asl irse~ a gsisos...
CRICKET NOTES. Secretaries kindly send in their Results not later than Tuesday Evenings, to secure insertion. Please place same in Editor's Box. NORTH MELBOURNE v. HAWKSBURN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
I CfRlICET NOTES. ,ecretaries Akindll send in their Results not later thuat Tuesday Evettinygs, to sccure insertion. P'lease jpklce sme is Editor's Box. By MYntTON. NORTH MIELBOURNE V. HA\VKSBURN. A FAIR number of spectators turned up at the North Melbourne Recreation Reserve on Saturday last to witness this match. Not withstanding the extremely dry weather that has lately been experienced, caretaker Lee had a capital wicket prepared, and as the lawhksburn captain was successful in winning the toss, an afteronon's leathcr hunting appeared in store for the local fields nten, as the batting strength of the new senior team, guagetl by their recent perfor mances, was of an exceptionally high charac ter. It cannot be said, however, that their exhibitio on otatnrday was calculateld to enhance their reputation ii tliis respect. Plobably the weather- for there eas a sense of oppressiveness in the atmosphcre which alppcared to affect both the batsman and fielsman equally-may lhave hadl snome...
ANGLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 6 December 1895
ANGLING NOTES. Messrs. Wilson and A. Allen got a fine basket of bream in the Saltwater river on Sunday last, weighing 10 lbs. (16 fish). Thelargest was 14 lbs. Two fine English trout, weighing re spectively 34 lbs. and 7.e Ibs., were taken in the Wooling cree4r, one mile freom Kew Gisborne,- by-. Alesaers-A Hurst (of: Hurst's Family Hotel, jNew Gisborne) and Archer last'week. Three fine trout were taken by Mr. P. Halfpenny, member of the Abbotsfiid branch of the Victorian Fish Protection Society and Anglers' Club, on Monday afternoon, from the Yarra, in the vicinity of D)ight'g Falls.. The largest weighed 11lbs. and measured 27in. long." This is the largest tront caught and exhibited in Melbourne. No doubt this is the big fish which has been seen so often of late by anglers whlo frequent the Falls. The other two weighed 1lls. and 21bs :'ire seectively. They were on view in Messrs. Chamber & Seymour's window during the week. -