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SOME SHIRES AND THE SUBSIDY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
SOME SHIRES. AND THIE SUBSIDY. Sr-thel ays ~f-rotrenclhmsint by the Goveirnent, the municipal subsidy to the various shires, borouglhs, and towns throughout the colony has been materially reduced, and these bodies have-in conse quence-some in a greater, and others in a lessextent--felt a Iraitening of tlheir financial circumSances. The allotment of municipal money is arranged on a slidingscale, and the lower, as regards importance in the matter of local, govern ment, the larger'is the amount received by each council. Thus a shire receives more ioney than a borough, and a boroughn more than a town. There-are around:MLelbournesome municipalities of compa;itively recent formation, such as the Shire of Malvern, which, according to thleir population and income, are entitled io the rank at least of a borough, if not a town. However, the councillors of these districts are wise enough in their generation to know thlatan increase of dignity means a decrease of subsidy, tmd-this-we have adist...
MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL. BOURKE WARD. ALDERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
M ELBOUJ .NE I CIT - COUN?OIL. SanamueliAmesa,, retires 9th Nov., 18)99 -Cou'ciaxoas. at Jacob Marks I .:. retiroes:ist Nov., 1896 Richard Bowen.. ,, , '-.:' 18t8 ,?,.. :., ?k szsBE 6 ns.. .'i: ,': -"'.. ' rI; He..nry HI; l)iddn,- ::John Leitey.: RiTE OOLLECTOR. :: R. Sparks.
VICTORIAN FISH PROTECTION SOCIETY & ANGLERS' CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
VICTOGIA-N-FP.ISII PRO-'EG:rO-N SOCIETY & ANGLERS'.CLUB. TIR uoilail weekly meeting of the above society was held 'at the Bull arid Month Hotel, Bourke-street, on Friday evening, lOth inst.; the President (Mr. R Fer g'son) in the halir. :A fair attend ancc of members present:: The minutes of the previous ineoting :iere read and confinrned. Smnoke Night.--The comiiittee ap pninted for above met previous to thle ordinary meeting, and decided that it take place on Friday, 21st August, in tihe Manchester Unity Hall, Swanston street, at eight o'clock. Tickets are now ready, and may ?m be .obtaihed from.the aecnrery ad-cnmmittee.,e M r.-E. 'onnaird"was ithen called on read his paper on HEARING, SEEING, AND REASON IN . FISIT. THE other Friday. evening when Mr. Bisset gave his interesting lecture he expressed in opinion that fish could? hear. :'To-night;I will try .and prove' front! observations and experiencethalt fish do hear, sec, and reason. In my native towss in the Old Country...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
DANCING. B.EGINNERS' CLASS every Wednesday Evening, corner Capel and Victoria sts., West Melbourne, from 8 till 10. Opening for a few Young Ladies Only. Notice to I'UI'ILS ONLIY.-Leap Year Night, Thursday, 23rd inst. Dancing 8 till 12. Double, 2/-; Gent.'s, 1/6; Lady's, 1/-. W, O;' DEALE, Latbe of Pakvrlri, ANGLING NOTES. 1'HE ANGLERS' DEPOT For FISHING TACKLE. GBREENIIEART BOAT RODS, 4 joints, 7/i;ti cach. RODS and REELS Ie|aired. Sandworms Fresh Daily. Salted Whitcbait S for Bay Fishing. J. SCOT T, CROMWlRLL BUILDINOB, S6 BOUnKE-ST.j Melbourne. STRAND HOTEL, Cornei North Road and Strand, NEWPORT, S Opposite Punte Convenient to Boat Sheds. Best Brands of Wines and. Spirits kept. Piano, &.' . Good Accomodation for'Anglers." Miss M. A. DoecaknT ' P'rolprietress. Public Notices. AUSTRALASIAN BOOT PALACE, 190 Abbotsford Street, The CHEAPEST PLACE to Get Your Boots. Try It. REPAIRS DONSE. "The Hamilton," One of the few High Grade up-to-date English BICYCLES Imported. Thoroughly ...
ROBBERIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
RonnenbEs.--On Friday night, Egan's Hotel, Flemington-road, was entered, and 28- in cash, and fire bottles of spirits stolen. It seems that the burg lars gained access by the bar parlor window, which, next morning, was found to have been forced open. Mrs. Egan the licensee, gave information to the HIotham Hill police, but neither she or any of the members of the family heard the thieves at work. Subsequently, Mr. T. Smith's hotel was visited, probably by the same gang, but a dog on tihe premises began to bark, and the robbers decamped without having time to take anything. On Sunday night, entrance was effected by burglars into the Rose and Crown Hotel, Mit. Alex ander-road, of which Mr. Percival is the licensee. They regaled themselves with cold beef and champagne, but being apparently disturbed, departed without securing any plunder. FATAL RAILWaoY ACCIDEST. - On Wednesday night, a resident of 64 M1un ster-terrace, named John Purcell, 58 years of age, was knocked down and killed in...
THURSDAY, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
TnHURnsDAY, July 16. Before Dr. Lloyd (chairmaun), and Messrs. Bindon, Fuller, - Wylie, and Blackburn, Js.P. STEA.LIsG FIRBEWOOD. William Chambers was chorged by Senior Constable O'Shea with stealing sixpenn'orth of firewood. Defendait pleaded guilty, and said he only wanted to light a fire. He was fined 5i- or 24 hours. STEALINSG CLOTHES. William Bradley and Henry Bytbe were chnrged with stealing a coat and rest from tile shop of Ernest Grigg. Complainant said that on Saturday he locked up his place, and on Monday mor ning found the goods above-named mis sing. About noor--he saw the prisoner Bradley wearing the rest in thle street. Constable Lawless said he arrested the prisoners, both of whom were pointed out by Mr. Grigg. The aInds were fined 5 - or 24 hours. YACCINATION CAsE, James Pidgeon was charged with ne glecting to have his child vaccinated. Def:~edant, was fine ,1-0-
NORTH MELBOURNE C.Y.M. SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
NORTH MELBOUENE C.Y.31. SOCIETY. Tas above society held a re-union in the lshape of a fruit soiree, in St. Mlary's Schoolroomn, Victoria-street, on Friday evening, Juneo 10th, on the occasion of installing the bofficers for the ensuing term. At 8.20 the Messrs. Allietti opened the'proceedings, with a violin and pianoforte overture, immediately after which Mr. John Nangle, took up his duties as M.C. for the evening. When a .nuiober of dances had been gone through an edjournmnient was mads, to tile refreshment room, which was nicely decorated with festoons and evergreens, nd tlhe talle funrished witli light re irdshments, and ornamented with pot plants and fl;wers. Bnro. J. Brodie, the Past'President, occupied thchair,; on taking which,'the Rev. Father Norris, Spiritual Director to tile society entered and took his seat heside the chairman. The first toast cbeing " Our Church and Cleor,",'as iproposed-by Dro.- Brodie,, pwhpsaid he.was asked to do that which weas a pleasure, and yet a ...
CAMBRIDGE C. C. BALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
CAMBRIDGE C. C. BALL. -4---- ToE" ninth annual'bdailin connection with the above club was held in the North Melbourae jTown: Hall oh :Wed nesday? 15th in t., and prov-ed tl e the most successful yetlheld ,b it. There were 120 eciuple pres?n?tand the flori was in excellent order for dancinig. Messr~s. W. Rugg and A. Clarke acted as Ms.Os., and gave general satisfacidn. The hall was beautifully decoriated, eos pecially the stge, iti the centre of which was a floral emblem:in-the shape of a Moltese cross, withtheletters 0C.C.O." worked in. This work of art was pro duced by Mr. H. Johns, and reflects the grenlest crecdiFonth~it'~igdiletnan. The entrance was transformed into a veritable bower, by tlhe use of palhn trees, ferns, &c-and the walls were -heg with, a profusion of fairy lamps .and flags,.wlich,l together with thj;ivari?d edites of the ladies dressea, formed i pleasinig and uignificent spectacle. :The music. was rendered in first-class style by Robb's band, and the cate...
AN ELOQUENT PREACHER. THE REV. FATHER MOORE, S.J., AT ST. MARY'S. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
iAN ELOQUENT PREACHER. THa REV. FATHER MOORE, S.J., AT . ST. MAnRY's. LasT Sundaythe annual charity sermon, ih-alit l tifle parochial schools, was preached by the Rev. Father Moore, S.J., in St. Mary's Star of the Sea (R.C.) Church, Victoria-street, a large congregation being present, notwith standing la ratler ihreateningEmanorming. Thie choir, under thie conductorship of Herr G. S. De Chlandet, rendered the in cidental music in a manner which was to be expected fromnt tb3se under that gen tlenman's training and direction. Father Moore took as his text, St. John xcii., 3: "For this is Life Eternal that they mighlt know Thee antI Jesus Christ whoma Thou hast sent." The preacher said that he was thlere that day to urge upon them one of the most important lessons they conld learn-that of pro viding their children with a Christian education. Thie parent, in a way, repre sented God to the child. Can a woman forget hier infant ? During the years of childhlrood thie child is almost exclus...
ST. MARY'S (C. OF E) LITERARY SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
ST, MARY'S (0C. _o E LITERARY SOCIETY. Tan usual fortnightly meeting of the above society was held in the schoolroom, Howard-st., on Friday, July 10th, at 8 p.m. Mr. Riddell was was elected chair man on motion of Rev. F. H. Gibbs. Theminutesofpreviousmeetingwereread, and, with slight alteration, confirmed. The subject for thie evening was short mapers, &c., by members. The first one given was by Mr. W. Ward, on " Cremation," of lwhiclh he is an ardent advocate. Rev. F. HI. Gibbs then gave a very interesting paper on " Demos tlhenes, the famous Grecian orator." Next followed a recitation by Mr. A. S. Arnold entitled " The Slave's Dream." Mr. G. S. Walter, the laJ, essayist, chose as his subject, tho -"-Unpaid MIagistracy of Victoria," of whlich he urged abolishment. After each of these papers, thlere was a brief discussion. Ovitig to tihe Mission being held, there will be no meeting till Angust 7th, when a good debate will take place on "Oughlt Women be Allowed to Exercise tI...
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
Postal i ~otos, from :is to 20s, may be obtained at aU .Post Offices??!bit are only payablc a ainy Money Order Ollice in the Colony fromu 10,a.m. to 8 pan. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.: : ; Po mn, odaer Is. d.--..i 9d _ ? i"',.'4 ? d, .:.?. ... d.* 2,t7s. d. . 2d. ,,· ,2Os. Od. ... . 3 d. Victorian Postal Notes are payable in N .S.\V., S.:, Tasmania, Queensland, mliie ieisa Codnt p;,5:iieiil Th..p_],.p? alirt,atffix stsn ,scq ,t to p u ieu)i Sltamps of Ne1 South VWales~ South Australin,' Gret ritain, ,'rani , Gee e many, Italy, and United Stte; pro oh tainablae: atthe .General :IPot tIOffic Melbourne, in quantities not' exceeding 5si aRoiito e' t i A cofiinissioi' X ill ~io charged,.o ld.i on, eyery,5d. Wortih iof English and Foreign stamps purchised, ]nd Idal n sekinT.yBi'6df'' or''S.z io, . t.-: loniail staimpd"s ' "
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, July 13. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. -4--t MO?nAY, .Tlov 18. BeforeDr. Lloyd (chairman), and Messrs. SWylie, ?irter, and Barwise, J.Ps. STEALSNG SOOTS. John Bourke was charged with steal ing a pair of boots tile property of Michael Kennedy, of the Freemasons Hiotei.- He pleaded guilty. It appeared he had never been "in trouble" before and was drunk at the time. The offence took place on Friday last: . Bourke was ordered to be imprisoned fIor 24 hours. . .. U5LAWFUL ASSAULT. lJoln Coe was charged with assaulting Georgina.Morrison on the 6th. He pleaded gilty.' - .. Mrs. Georgina Morrison said that she lived in Provost-street, and dn the above date he came into her premises and bither,in the.face and said "You pit me away once,you big fat ." The force of the blow knocked he down. Prisoner kicked her, jumped on her, hit .her,-.and dragged her along the floor. :He!lockied tlio'door and said, " Oh, you can't get out." He also said, "Sooner than go to gaol again.overyon, I'll break. y.ur: ." Pri...
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
STBLElORAP:MOiNEY ORDIERs; ": d. a ictoria .." Un.der . 1.. 0 South Australian ,, , ... 3· :o Queenslandn ...?., . 0 Tasmania . . , ...8 0 Ne\r South'Vals ,, ... , 0 P th, W, A ... ,, . . 4 Victoria ... " Under £10 .1' 6 South Australia............ 4 .0 Queensland: *e ;, 5 0 lasmianian s'. , 4 0 New Soithi Wales ., 8 0 erth, W.A . 0
Y.M. & Y.W.C.A. MISSION SUNDAY SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
Y.M. & YA.C..A. MISSION SUNDAY SCHOOL. Tue second anniversary of'the above was celebrated at the rooms, Errol-st., on Sunday last, 12,h July. Special hymns were rendered by the scholars, conducted by Mr.. W Steel. In the afternoon the Rev..D. McKenzie, of Clifton Hill, deliveied da. impresive discourse, selectink for his text, " My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not" (Proverbh i.,-10). In the evening the Revo. IDr. :McCall, of7Richrmond, preached, and took for his text,"Awaketo righteousness." The attendances were good. especially in the evening, when the hall was filled to its utmost. On Monday evening a tea meeting was held in the rooms, at which there wnas a large attendance of scholars and friends, and all thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The following ladies pre sided over the tables:-Mrs..Glass, Mrs. Stirling, Misses Hall, Ramage, Drake (2), Evans, McDonald, Pace, Baker, and Fleming. As the conclusion of the ten a concert was held. The chair was taken by Mr. C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
Established] [1865. THOMSOW'S CAM O A BAZAAR, 73 & 75 ERROL STREET, Opposite Town Hall, jNorth IVMelbourne. A Large Assortment of Fancy Articles suitable for Presents. Baskets in Great Variety. _Agent for Madne Weigel's Patterns. ',Furnishing Undertaker & Embailmer, * Corier Latrobe and Spring, Sts~e. elbourne, '"PUlBLIC NOTICI--.\ rumour hIving bLeC pot into circulatiO : by interested parties Sthat tlie old established Uudertakitg Busipeco of John Dae!oy, of. Ltrtrobac;n Spring sts., : hs changed hands. it is hercby~to:lled that the bus.~iessi stilLcarrjied on by thuner. s!gned, as representative of the familyjot the tlat~eJo'tIii Dae... ' - '" ~-Lareb~nd-prln otteis~eioors. f I~tn , TfOttA` DA\LEY _ : ;: Funerals conducted to asn 'extert in. Tow-ot Contry. . ETESTA.PHOND 182a.7. 'Isk=.a~nzasnarn WA@; ::·~ ~ ~ ~ ~~::; 3E;'C~h~CI6i~B2)."b ?;i XCELLE CE .. 4i .. . . . ...... . --? PRINNG ..... ' LO~' L .. '; .. I FIRST CLASS -~ --- r .E , ·1 : ... ~ I ·: :: ·' " ··: "...
TRAMWAYS. NORTH MELBOURNE LINE. GREEN BAND BY DAY. GREEN LIGHT AT NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
-TRAMWAYS ?,1; '"rl '~:": "" e3'c-. -?3I.Ir:,,?, i.: ,.iORTH MELBOSURNER LwIE . GRiEEN'!JAND in 1)&a.. GREKIH LIGHIT :.. First Carlea,:es Flemington Biidgd We'ek Days at 3.45 nam uinda 8 yat 1.40 pn.m;:. : ;[, , , :, : ': l: Firntt Oar leaves Flindersstreetl WeekDays at.6.7. .in.; Sundays at -2.5 p.m. J" 'i; . ,:-.1?..: .:·I :.,:., " -Last Car leaves Fleminihgtoin Bridge Week Days at 11;5 p:min; 'Saturdays?)at 11.351p.,;'n Sundhys at 10.1lin.?.', ..iLast ; Car- leaves Flinder8s-stree. ,Wdak Days still S i.mn., ateirdays at 12 p.in; "Sunday'at 101.35,p;m:. :, Fare from Flinders street to I leming tdn Bridge 3Sil. :Connection mandi' at Ii'lemington Bridge witl Mounee P6nds Omnibus Line. Thirough Farde4d.: . Transferssalle,,ed aeeen-errst to West Melbourne Line'ahd iceversua. ..... .. __,_._: - " I., :-':?; I
To or from any Station in Victoria. 8.30 a.m, to 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 17 July 1896
To or from any otatiun rn.i.ictorzia. OOUfl~? t ?i1") 111, , -/; 8.3Om, t8 p.m. p . d. Nine words r . Q . . ....... ... 0 ! XteFidi'Wrdsiareai1ch' ' " '.:'0 ('1 SAfte'8 pi" to iinziglt.,an :oi . 'Ten1 words ' 20 Ery oihlitio"nM7 1'.d' ' . ""'2': 1 t·:·--.?-ilg~diIt~ ·l:i:::]1.Rl:,-b: . Evry ",idniglic.t6'8.30 'i ,.f P . "ed words it'' ? "' n. '" ,3 0 fver3 additindFiton.word ";) I ? i , 3 ,; ·;. .°... 1 ,:..;.SusuDa. ll. a!. .; ',:l ,t ·o .Messages forwarided tod olic?s open on -unda-, if dropipedil in the boxirovided for that purpose,attlhe'Melboiirne Office with fd:ee enclosed .`+' '': l" . 8,0.a0 o.m.,p, to p.,,0 ..m Ten woirls . 20 xtra words each . ;·,i, 9.30,p.ni.;to,8;80a.m: m:1:.?.; Lenwrbids 3- 0!.: :,..'. i !,'? '8? 0 Extro worilsed ' "each -"- '.. 0' .3