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ORDERS OF THE DAY. FINANCE COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
ORD]JERS OF THE DAY. FINANCE CrMMITTEE. Cr, Steel moved- - 1-That £123 2s. Id. be passed Tfor Paymnent on account of ToPrn Fund. i2-'That £252 is. 2d. be??,pesed for nayment on loan account-No. 8, 1891. ---That the ssm n f ,£21 be granted as a donation. to the funds of the Melbcurne Benovelent: Asylum, con ditionally upon n Life Governor being appointed. In view of acceptation, Cr. Gardiner moved thit Cr. Costello be nominated for the position of Life Governor: Carried. PUIBLIC WORKS COIYI?3TEE. Cr. Petrie moved 1-That the tender of Messrs. Sim and Adams to supply 75 cubic yards of toypings at ts. per cubic yard, and 25 yards of screenings at 5s. per cubic yard, be accepted. material to be used for rtpairix g and refacing fcotpaths. and tost of work to be cha'ged to loan No. 8, 1891. Carried. 2-That from the lst January next 46 street lumps in the Town he not lighted until further instructions are given. !-That p'ans and specifications be piepared by the Town Surveyor, and tenders i...
Kings, Lords, and Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUSTRALIAN LEARNERS. (Continued.) THE HOUSE OF PLANTAGENET [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
?1u ? Kings, Lords, and COcmmons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUS- , -l, i:- TRLAN LEARNERS. [BY " HIrORICUS!] (Continaued.) ji,:' rTBE HOUSE OF PLASTAGE-ET W;!),W e shall now consider the house of :Plantagenet, which for a period of 245 :/ years occupied the throne of England, HI-enry II., son of Matilda ruled from 1154 to 1189. Greene tells us "that Geoffrey the husband of Maud had the habit of wearing the comr-on broom of Anjou (planta genista) in his helmet and that. in adiltion to the title of "hand some" which he had attained, he sac quired also, tirhe more famous title of Planucagenet." Htenry -seemed to have had but one rule and aim in life ; that was, to render minarchy absolute. No power could stay .him in the accomplish ment of his design-s. Irishmen in par ticular have muchi reason to deeply exe crrate hismemory. To him ther owe the Sbeginning cf the barbaric rule of Eng L-?-l. hi.h ha= so one terannised over . "the Gree nll?" In.l-5Tl7, Pope Adrian, said to be the only English ...
MEN WOMEN & Things They Say. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
£14i 1·- &lt;.2K . ~ i They Say. [Ituns under this heading will be welcomed.. That 75 telegraph messengers have availed themselves of the offer of the department. : That tbey-received, £6 a-pie sation. That Jack Carlton and Ike Drape are in--. eluded in the Queensland team to .play Stoddart's Eleven That Tom Child is good enough for any-. thing from 17 stone downwards. That the West Melbourne Wesleyans held. their anniversary services last Sunday. .-:.' That it was too much trouble to give us any:. more information. . ·.: That the Baptist Bazaar was a great succes :, That Ocuncillors should read and Enubscribe' : to the localpaper. :: That Bredmeyer and Fogarty are trundlers: That Our Boys are Improving. That the coming man is Bushford. That Our Boys will buck in next round. That the Cambridge boys have reason to he proud of their victory over the La Mana cotte. That Jimmy Travis howled eplen?didly, and. ought to bowl in more of the natches . :: That the Cambridge team hadbe...
North Melbourne Council. MONDAY, DEC. 3. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
North Melbourne Council. MONDAY, DEC. 3. Present: Ors. Carter(mayor), Barwise, Jirtwistie, Costello, Fogalty, Fuller, Gardiner, Petrie, Pilkington and Steel. The minutes of previous meeting vere read and confirmed, and letters sent by the authority of the Council were also read.
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
News and Notes. . , C'URSELYES.-Thrto gh want of time we have had to hold over various items 'of ews till our next issuen, when we will also publish a sermon dehlvered last Sun day moming in the West Melbourne :Baptist Church by Rev. E-? saac, entitled, '.tly Grace is Sufficient for.Thee." i Es' " oieurred about midnjight last Saturday at 75 Rodeo-street, West Mel boourne, bya'hich an uninsured veather bo?rd house, owned by Dr. IV. Maloney, was burned to the ground. The premises were occupied till somewhere about 10 o'clock that evening, when the tenant moved Sut, at which time all seemed safe. A Prc: cf zetzelchment has been car ried out by the Colonial Bank authorities. The branch at 347 Victoria-street has been losEd, and the business transferred tothe branch at .the junction of Elizabeth and Victoria streets. The managementis still in the hands of Mr. M'Donald, of the old branch, and other officers. By this means savings to tae extent of £750 per annum are calcolatod tobe made. ...
OUR BOYS v. RATHDOWN INDEPENDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
OUR BoYs v. RArTEDOwiV INDEPEN DENTS. Having a day off; the Boys tried their strength against the above. and were de feated by 4 runs. The Boys hope, with the last tvo Sa;turdays' practice, to shake their opponents up next draw. and see if they cannotwin a match, and epeat the dose later on. Appended are tile scores - RATHDOWN. Wha.nell. bi Bredoeyer :.. 3r ' Carter. b Fogarty ,.. ;:4 Anderson. bFogarty. - 15:' Baker, c Gale, b Fogarty : 0 Wales, b Bredmeyer . 2. 2 Kennedy, b Fogarty . .. 6 Seamer, b Brudmayer .. WV. Carter, b Fogarty .. .. Wickham, b Bredmeyer.. .. 1 W. Anderson, b Bredmneyer .. 1 J. Wickham, not out .. .. 0 Byes .. Total .. . . Bowling. - Bredmeyer, 5 for; ; Fogarty, 5 for i8. OQU BOYS. Grie son, bC,,terO .. -1"r Onllistoul, b C trre ..: O. Rushsord, b l.ker ;.. ::I.I Franks, b Baker .. . . 1? Hamburg, b Baker . .. -.. 5 3 Fogarty, b C:r er .. . 0 Gale, b Carter .. .. . Bredmen er, , onh b Carter -: 2 Porl, c Wale. V , Carter 0 .'. M'Alliste. t out . J. Prudi. b C...
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
REPORTS. Treesurer's Report Receipts since last meeting,- £157 S8. 5d. Received. The Inspector of Nuisances reported haring recorded a fine of £1 against the contractors., for scavenging for breaches of their specificatians. Received. Cr. Fogarty reported having at tended a conference re the Government proposal to retrench the municipal subsidy, and that a proposal to urge on the Government the necessity of raying the full amount of current moiety was carried unanimously.
PARKVILLE V. ST. MARY'S. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
PARKVILLE V. ST. MARY'S. Tlhe above match was continued on the ground of the former, and resulted in an easy victory for the Saints" by 64 runs. For the winners Saunders (30) and Gib son (04, not out) battel well in the second innings; anud J. Saunders (4 for 7) and E. Launder (5 fnr Ir) bowled splendidly. The Parkville aade a very sorry show in their second innings, being all disposed of for the miserable score of 25 runs. ST. MARY'S. - BECOND Ia?INGS. Turville, b Marks .. .. 8 Butler, I b w, b Jones .. ... 9, Boyd, Mrks . .. ..... .. 6 Lannd.r, b Marks .. .. ;iO Saunders, c Moody, b Armstrdng 30 Dixon, o and b Stembbens :..- 8 . Harrison, retired.. .. .. 2 M'Leish, b Marks. - .. ..:O Latimer, c Mloody, b Armstrong: 8. SGibson, not out .. .. 14 Young, b Armstrong .. .. . Sundries .. .. . 5 Total. 93 . First Innings . :. 7. - Grand total .. .dO B:iI . ECOEJ INNGIS. r + HamHilton, Butler, b Launder.: ' ' M'luiskeyr b Launder... .'Holmes: .t Young, b Saunders; .6 Moody. b Saunders . ....
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
CORRESPONDENCE. From the office of the Government Statist, requesting the statistics of the town for the year 1893-94. Received. From Chief Secretary's office, speci fying Friday, December 9, as the day on which nominations would be re ceived for the position of representa tive on the Fire Brigades Board. Received. From Mlr. William Keele, soliciting the support of his council in his con test for re-election on the Fire Brig ades Board. Received. From the Fire Brigades Board, for warding account of £6 13s. Id. for expenditure incurred in repairs to fire plbgs in the town. Received. From the Shire of Echuca, asking theco-operation of the Council in an effort to oppose the land tax, and sub mitting in lieu thereof retrenchment proposals, which would meet the year's defidciency. Received. From the Secretary of Metropolitan Gas Company, offering to reduce the price per lamp for ]ighting the town from £4 10s. to £3 17-. 6d., on the condition that the lamps should be put out at 12.30 each...
A Private Detective's Story. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
At Privalte Datective'si st: Sory. The 3TMorston Bank was a joint-stoct af"'r in the N'orth of Erngiaud, with s-vernld branches Each oranch was under a separate manager, with big pay, good social position, and liberty to do very much as he liked, for the Central Board of Directes had a great confidence in their men, and everything worked verysmoothly and successfully. All the managers were men who had been from boys in the bank's employ, and were very well paid, and thought much of by the surrounding gentry. Well, bnusiness was slack, and I was sit ting in my little office one October iday, when my head (and only) clerk showed in a visitor. This wasMr.Sherrisasolicitor of good standing in the city, much in farour with commercial men. I had had two orthree things before from himn. He wasa manoffew words, and liked men of the samne sort. "Stanningl" said he, "there's a thing in your line one of my country clients has consulted me about You,I know, can keep your tongue be tweenyour tee...
COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
COOKERY. Tamc MILs.-To one pint of milk stir one tablespoonful of flour and a pinch of salt; boil ten minutes, stirring all the time. Good: for children. To POACH Eoos.--B3reak the eggs into a saucepan of boiling water, with a teaspoon;, of salt in it. Draw the saucepan to the Fide of the fire and let them be in four minutes. Take out with a slice. As Eoo FOR AX IvT..ID.-Break a fresh egg into a cup and beat it two minutes with a fork. Raw eggs are considered more di gestible with a spoonful of water or milk ad dled to them. TEA C.s.-fRub Soz. of butter into ilb. of flour, warm half a pint of milk, add it to the paste; mix it well, add a teaspoonful of vinegar, a little salt, sugar, and a teaspoonful of baking powder. Divide it into small cakes and bake. Gi?ors C.ues.-Mix jib. of flour and GoZ of butter, add lb. of moist sugar, one egg, a teaspoonful of ginger, and two tablespoonfuls of golden syrup. Stir all together, ant drop tablespoonfuls of the batter on the bakting tin, and ba...
AN EMPEROR'S JOKE. HOW PAUL L OF RUSSIA REVENGED HIMSELF ON A HUMORIST. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
AN EMPEROR'S JOKE. How PAUL I. OF RUSSIA REVENGED EHISELF ON A HUMORIST. Frogere, an actor at one of the minor theatres of the Boulevard in 'Par-is, had entered into an engagement with tile manager of the French Theatre at St P'etereburg, where he had the good for tune so greatly to please Paul 1. that he soon became a listinguished favourite of the monarch. An ill-timed bon-mot one day convinced Frogere how dangerous it was to speak too freely to tue eccen tric autocrat. It was at the imperial dinner table, when one of the guests lauded the emperor at the expense of Peter the Great. "That is robbing Peter to pay Paul," said the emperor, turning to his favorite, "is it not so, Fragere ?" " Certainly, sir," answered the latter. "To satisfy Paul we may rob not only Peter the Great, but also Peter the Apostle." "And pray, why so ?" asked the Czar quickly. "Because," said the actor, " Paul in his anger has frequently comnanded, 'Go and bear the cross throughout the . world, more especia...
WIVES OF FAMOUS COMPOSERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 7 December 1894
WIVES OF FAMOLS COMPOSERS. Berlioz was twenty-seven years old when he caught the cantagion of an en thusiasm for Shakespeare which, thanks Smpinl to -Vitor Huge , was - then-raguin in Pars. Berlioz was especially impressed by the dramatic powemn of Harriet Smith son, an Irish actress, who was a member of an English company then performing in the French apital. As "Ophelia "and "Juliet," she took Pars by storm. She became the rage; but what, in the minds of other men, vma only admiration, be came with Berlioz a violent and almost devouring passion. His poetic imagina tion endowed her with a thousand charms she did not possess, anc made her for him as it were, a personification of the trans cendent genius of Shakespeare. He re solved to win her for himself. His first step in this direction was to go to great expense in giving a concert at which he hoped she world be present, but she was not, and Berlioz was reduced to temporary despair. Later on he met her at a concert rehearsal, and ...
OFF TO EUROPE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
OFF TO EUROPE. Mrs. Bellows de Blower Of Commonplace Square Has gone on a voyage To take the sea air. She ,has taken her family, Husband and all, The de Blowers entire, The little and tall. A maid and a valet, And trunks piled up high, I As ifthey were trying To reach the blue sky. ,She will see, I am told, Ere she revisits home, London, Paris, Vienna, And Naples and Rome. She will sit in art galleries, Eyeglass in hand, And talk about things That she don't understand. In short, she will do What is called the grand tour, , And will act very much , Like an ignorant boor. While her home-staying creditors Look in their tills " And say 'Will.she eter Comne-and settle her bills?"
LOOKING AHEAD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 14 December 1894
LOQOKING AHEAD. .1other: "Laura, you ought to make that ,oun1g maa of yours go home earlier." Miss Laura: "But we are engaged, ma;mma, undI don't see why-" Miother: "You will get him into habits of -'ing'ort ta'e that you will be sorry kr 'oule day, after the honeymoon is over." What letter is that which is in visible, but :-r out of sight ? The letter I. Why is swearing nlcud like an old coat! , a bad habit. Why is there no such thing as a whole ty ? Because every day breaks. A poes ;ays: " She was fair, but s~rrow , traes there." 'What became of the ro~l . t ,a.?ems he don't state. .\ Wh ?-d.&lt;ht r ~o ce bolte. . to D oeue: . I th'. 5e .;a, co:ld from Ce,!ins l -,. * Y(u nmut mean Line-t,"s -\es