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THE PAVEMENT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
TIlE PAVEMENT QUESTION. iA correspolindent asks the question, "why not appeal to the whole body of thel ratepayers of IHotham to aflirn or reject the principle of paying one half tile cost of composition pavement." The idea is not aibad one, but it comes rather late. If Counicillor Lauren's'side of the table is increased by one vote the money will be collected. If, on the con trary, the position of parties in the Coun cil remain as at present, the probability is:that property owners will not be asked to pay any of tihe cost. Possibly the question of appealing to the whole body of the ratepayers, irrespective of whether they are oil the roll or not, would elicit the true state .of feeling oui this qujestion, and " would give more satisfaction to the burgesses than witness inig cou?cillors wrangling anmong them sclvcesaid 'indulging in personal abuse. It is not an- e difyi!ng; spectacle to see a number of apparently sensible men washinig their dirty linen in public, yet - this is what...
THE HOTHAM BENCH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
Sir-I was heretofore under, the im pression that in order to obtain a con viction against any person, an informer must produce corroborative evidence; and that no bench of magistrates would convict on the unsupported testimony of any witness. Messrs. Lloyd and Laurens havo taught me otherwise by their de cisions in the recent eases wherein three other publicans and myself were fined for Sunday trading. I submit, Sir, that there was really no evidence that Conner obtained the liquor produced in court at my house; as Palmer the only other witness examined for the prosecution, and who produced the beer said to have been bought from me, simply stated he got it from Connor. As lie was not with Connor in my house, and did not see him purchase the beer, how could he swear it had been obtained there ? His was sim ly hearsay evidence, and ought not to ave been allowed. He swore that Connor said the beer was obtained from my place, and not that he know of his own knowledge that such was the c...
HOTHAM LODGE OF GOOD TEMPLARS, No. 21. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
IIOTII?JM LODGE" OF GCOID. ' Te ' TI[PLARS, No..21. uThe quarterly meeting of the aboyo lodge was held in the Temperance 1-all, Queensberry street, HIlotham, .on Wed oisday evening, August 5th, when the oilicers presented. their reports, which were of an encouraging nature. That of the oW. Secretary stated that during the past quarter _S7 persons had been proposed, for membership, 01 had been elected and duly initiated, viz., 10 sis-: ters and 42 - brothers, making a total of 101, viz., 1S7. sisters, 274 brothers. After the reports hid be'en received, the V.L.D. DBro. Rtiddell, assisted by Sister Ilamilton and Bro: McDonald, duly in stalled the. oflicers elect, who were con ducted by the G.CV .WI. to their respec tiy.:positions in the lodge. W.O.T. Bro.-; Charles :Butler, WV..T ro. ro. Taylor, V.S. BIro. WV. I. Stophens (re-elected), W.A. S;lro. SDillon, -Wr.F.S. Bro. P. MýcMaster,; 'V.T. Bro. Gillan, "TV.C., T3ro.IRicketts, sier., W.M. Sister Banks, W.D).M. B]ro, MTEwan, ~TV.. Bro....
Letters to the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
Letters to the Editor. D Theo Editor does not identify himself with the opinion of correspondents, nor undertake to return or hold himself responsible for the safety of any communication. $tl'Correspondence andparagraphs of local interest hindly faurished by readers should be written o0n one side of the paper only, and be forwarded as early in the week as possible ; addressed to the " Editor." ciAll letters nest be accompanied by the real name and address'of the writer-not for publicatiosi, but as a guarantee of good .faith. !S.0Correspondents wouldl oblige us, and save themselves disappointment and annoyance, by sending in their eontributions before Thtr~sdlay,
CENTRAL PASSENGER TERMINUS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
CENTRAL PASSENGER TEll MlINUS. The advocatcs of a now Railway Ter minus are in danger of losing. their uauso, through an error of judgmont that we think should not be allowed to puass without colmment. Our Ilotham, friends (a few of them at least) are for the site to be fixed at tile Royal Park, and our Carlton constituenuts warmly conteond for the gaol site, while the Col lingwood people favor the east side of the Carlton Gardens. The old story of the bundle of sticks will apply with great force to this subject. The gaol site hias at present the most supporters, and we think justly so. Lot all parties unite then in promnoting this really useful work, amid we havue o doubt of the re amilt. ::ulL • ---
Football Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
Football Notes. Albion 18 against West Melbourno Union 2R.--This match was played on Saturday last in the Royal Park, which resulted in a decided victory for the Albion who secured 3 goals, two kicked by rW. Wilson, and one by Nelson to their opponent's nil. A match was played on Saturday, in the Royal Park, between the B]erkley and University football clubs, which resulted in a draw in favor of the University club. Those who played well for the Berkley club were Grant, Carlyle, Jackson, Sinclair, Hill, Boog and Robinson; for the University, Blackwell, Clarke, 'Maguire, Boothi Cox, Cairns and Elliott. A match was played between the Abbotsford Union and the M[echanics, in the Royal Park on Saturday last, which resulted in a draw after a well contested battle. The Moechanics being the heaviest men, were certain (they said) to win with the greatest of ease, but the nimble Unionites gave their heavy opponents great trouble, the ball being continually kicked behind the Mechanics goal. A ...
[?] POST OFFICE. TIME OF CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
7.10 am. 1. 8:50 a.m.; 1 p.mri'o p.m. Money orders are issued at this office, and the usual facilties are afforded to depositors in the Savings' Bank. 4AB1LTON,.Ti Sr OFf'IC A'L'iSAVING S' BANK. Mails are despatched from this office a-' 6.40 am. arriving at Melbourne at 7.44 a.m 9.55 a.m. ,, 10.54 a.m 2.30 p.m. ? ,, ? 1.20 p.m .40p.m. _ ,, ,, " 4p.m. 4.40 pim: ";"rID 5... 5.44 p.m. lTMoney orders are issue .at this office, and the usual facilities are afforded to depositors of the Savings' Jank.,.. . -*
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, AUGUST 7TH, 1874. WHOLESALE VEGETABLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
"AND CARLTON ADVOCATE,. FRIIDAY, AUGUSr7Tr?, 1874. WIIOLESAL9E VEGETABLE [MARKET. It will be seen fromn our advertising columns that a mooting will take place at the Royal Saxon Hotel, Elizabeth strct, on.? M ndaty evening, at eight o'clock, of all those interested in the removal of. theo Wholesale Vegetable Marlket to the vacant piece of ground in Victdria strdei. Although the land was granted by the Government to the City. Council for market purposes some six months since, it would seem that lLr. Casoy is disposed to withdraw from his promise, and now refuses to issue the Crown grant, alleging as an excuse, that the residents in Clhetwynd street objoct;to have a State School erected on a pieco, of land known as thel Bath RLi serve, and consequently the State School will have to be built in the locality where originally intended. This would,; if chrried into' effcet, effectually dispel any hope of seeing the market removed to North. -Melbourne... The object of thoe meeting is to pr...
MR. STRANGER, OF COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
MR. STRANGER, OF COBURG. The decision given by the Minister of Education in the case of Mr. Stranger, master of the State school, Coburg, for kissing a young girl, appears to have raised the sympathies of his friends. Immediately after the decision became known, a deputation was formed, who waited on the Minister of Education, re questing that a reconsideration of his case would be made to have him retained in the district as master teacher of the new school to be opened in September. Also a petition has been got up in his favor, and taken to almost every house in the district for signature, the purpose being to certify that they are not opposed to Mr. Stranger as a public teacher. It is stated this petition has been signed by persons who have no interest in school matters-as numbers of both sexes are single, and others have no children to send. It is contended that this course of action on the part of Mr. Stranger's admiring friends is likely to cause an inquiry into the whole circ...
BLIND ASSYLUM CONCERT.—BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
BLIND ASSYLUM CONCERT. BRUNSWICK. The concert given by the pupils of the Blind Asylum on Thursday evening was a great success. The hall of the M\Iechanics' Institute was filled to over flowing. The Iion. T. J. Sumner pro. sided. Ho expressed his pleasure at seec ing such a response to aid so grand an Institution, and mentioned that the whole proceeds of the evening's entertainment would be given towards it, Several gen tlemen having agreed to pay the necos saly expenses, and the cabmen of Bruns wick and Coburg had-most nobly come to the help of the sightless in conveying them to and from the borough freoofchargo The programme was strictly adhered to and gave intense satisfaction to the large audience assembled. The manner in which the several parts were executed certainly reflects .great credit on Mr. Greenwood, the musical instructor. Dur ing the evening two blind lads were busy on the platform, one basket working and the other net working, and their skill was something wonderful. ...
HOTHAM CRICKET CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
HOTHA? OLCLCKET CON ?ERT. A concert is announced to take place on Tuesday evening next, under the auspices of the H-otham Cricket Club, at the eomperance Ilall,Quoonsborry street. The proceeds will be devoted towards improving the ground of the club, The programme is very varied and interest ing, and as the object of the concert is a very commendable one, it is to be hoped that it will be a financial success.
COUNCILLOR WHITE'S PAVEMENT AMENDMENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
COUJNCIL GLO \ LIITE'S PAVLE MIENT AMENDMENT. .tro are informed that it is the in tention of Councillor Clarke to move at the meeting of the IIotham Council, on MAonday evening, that counsel's opinion be tnken as to the legality or otherwise of Councillor White's amendment rcla tive to tho.collection of half the cost of composition pavement. If the motion is agreed to counsel's opinion will be at once obtained.
BRUNSWICK BOROUGH ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
BRUNSWICK 3DOUOUGH ELEO* TION. T?he candidates nominated for the an nual election are the retiring members, Mesrs. Breeze, Hutton and Straw, and Mr. J. Fleming. It was expected that several other gentlemen would have allowed themselves to be put forward, but the overtures were declined. Mr. Fleming is one of the oldest residents in the borough, and a man of indepoendent fortune. He mentions in his address that he is in favor of postponing the consider ation of the loan until the fate of the Local Government Bill is ascertained, and the wisdom of this course is obvious. We quite agree with him in thinking it highly desirable that a schedule of works should obe published, setting forth the various localities in which the money will be expended. Indeed the absence of such a document wears an ugly aspect, and it very much looks as if the Councillors were afraid of submitting it to public inveati galion. On this ground alone Mr. Fleming is deserving of the support of the ratepayers.
LECTURE BY THE REV. W., KELLY, S.J. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
LECTURE ]3Y THE REV. W., KELLY, S.J. On Monday evening the Roman Catholic Church, North Melbourne, was crowded to excess by a highly ap preciative audience to hear the Rev. Father Kelly, S..T., deliver a lecture on "Spain." The chair was occupied by the -Mayor of I-Iotham (Councillor Fogarty.) The lecturer, after some in troductory remarks regarding the in terest attaching to Spain at the present tim'e through its intestine conflicts, began by tracing the history of the country, when colonised by the Cartha ginians, as a counterbalance to the possessions which had been wrested from her by Rome to the period when at length Spain came wholly under the Roman dominion. Thence from the fall of Rome, herself, the lecturer traced the course of events under the Spanish Visgoths, whose kingdom commenced in 411, and terminated exactly 400 years afterwards, during which period the prosperity and power of the nation are testified by numerous authorities, the greatest proof of its happiness and ...
SMITH WARD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
Si\\Tjeou with ,I!:kuro tihu eletion uf- 31v. \%:ti-1 to the emit in: thi City Cuncil, i'oedcred vacant by the vusig Iluntiuni of Cooutnillor (Alynn, anid co0 gratulate that gentleman on'' is promo tion, feeling sure that from the. able and eariest mannier in ,which he'has ah. ways exerted himself for the good of the district he will prove a most useful member. While on this subject we may remark that the members for Victoria Ward are not coming forward so pro minontly in the Council as we expected. There is plenty yet to be done before the district they represent can be said to be worthy of being a part of the City of Melbourne.
HANDBALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
I[ANDI3ALL.. The Carlton [Hand-ball Court was crowded on Saturday last. Thoe players, as well as the spectaters, wore numerous, and the various matches passed off with the greatest eclat. The chief event was considered to be the match between Messrs Curtain, M.L.A., and Parker v. Messrs. Leahy and M'Lean. The per formance throughout this match was exceedingly interesting, particularly the cutting and taking of Curtain and Leahy, for their respective sides. It ended in a draw after the competitors had each wonl two games. The final game will be' fought next Saturday, at 3 o'clock.
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE CARLTON ORDERLY ROOM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
ENTERTAINMENT AT TIIE CAR.LTOON ORDERLY. ROOM. I2he Loyal Carlton Lodge of Odd follows and Charnwood Lodge of Druids combined gave a benefit entertainment, Ilcld on Monday evening, in the orderly room of the Carlton Rifles, to Mr. M'Nen, a member of both societies, who has of late boon incapacitated through the loss of an arm. The early part of the entertainment consisted of a concert, in which 'Miss Tawse, Mr. Stewart, of the Metropolitan Ministrels, and others took part, everything passing off in a satisfac tory manner. After the vocal perfor mance - ball was held, in which a great number of ladies and gentleman took part. From a financial point of view the gathering may be considered a throrough success.
Police. BRUNSWICK COURT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 29TH, 1874. (Before Mr. Strutt, P.M., Messrs. Breeze, Staley, Wilkinson, Fleming and Dr. Talbot.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
Police, BRUNSWICK COURT. W?FDNESDnA, JULT 20irr, 1871. (Before M1r. Strutt, P.M., Messrs. Breeze, Staloy, Wilkinson, Fleming and Dr. Talbot.) Samuel Robertson, for having no light on a dray, was fined Is. and 2s. tid. costs. SWilliam Dagan, careless driving; fined Is. and 2s. Gd. costs. John Stewart, driving with no name on his dray; fined ls. and 2s. id. costs. ;D. Phair, for driving without lights at O o'clock in the evening, was fined Ss. and 2s. Od. costs, James IIickford, for the same offence, was fined is. and 2s. Gd. costs. LHenry Turtle was charged by Constable McKenzieo with having no control over two horses and drays he was driving along the Sydney road. The Constable statid that Turtle was some twenty yards bell nd' his drays, which was denied, the defendant telling, the. constable he was swearing false, and that on the last oc casion he had him before' the court he perjured himself. Turtle was cautioned by the benchl that if he did not conduct himself he would be heavily...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
?ubllcatons. TIIE "AD V ERTISE R." CIRCULATING IN HIIOTHAM, WEST MELBOURNE, BRUNSWICK, COBURG, HEIDELBERG, ELTHAM, CAMPBELLFIELD, PRESTON, MORANG, &o., &c. Published every We k . This Journal contains the full`t REPORT OF LOCAZLCOUNCIL MEET POLIcE:COUOi PrOCEneDI GB, Cozancsouo or oNe g &cm., CORETSPONDENCE, &0. A POPULAR STORY Will be given each week, besides other Useful and Interesting Matter. The price of the paper is Is. per quarter or 4s. per year, delivered, payable in advance. SINGLE COPIES-ONE PENNY. All communications intended for insertion must be authenticated by the name and address of the writer, and should be sent to the oflice not later than Wednesday, at twelve o'clock. ADVERTISEMENTS. Per inch ... .. ... 3s. Standing notices, as per agreement. TERMS--CAsi. Advertisements received for each issue up to one o'clook on the day previous to publi. cation. Each advertisement should bear upon the manuscript the number of insertions required....