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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
'Borough Elections. BOROUGH OF HOTEHAM. ANNUAL ELECTION OF AUDITO.RS. . I HER EBYGIVE OTICE thatthe ollow-1 ing Gentlemen have booeen nominated as Candidates: Mr.IWILaLIA?KIRKUS,.of EIrol,street.: Mr. JOHNoWILLIA1M LEONARD, ::of Flemington road, "':::' Mr,.DANIEiLSCOTT, of2Crzou treet, dtresS, . - And' there being'more ' candidates than vancaoi&ite' OLL fo ethe oletiont of 'two Auditori.will, u prevlou ly notified, he taken on TUESDAY, the 11th dayc of: AUGUST,; 1874,- eommeneiog at 9' o'olook,~-.am."and lolsing at 4 o'clock p.m ,df that day, at the following places, viz.:-_ FOR. THE EASTERN= WARD; at the Royal ParkHotel, Queensberry street, Hotham. FOR THEMGIDIjLE: WARD, at ;the Town~ Hall, Eriefst/ ff FOR THE WESTERN WARD,. at the New GCoutitutiod:Hotel' Lothian street. Dated this'2Dth'day of'July, 1874. '.' THOMAS FOGARTY,. Mayor, Returning Officer. BOROUGH OF HOTHAM. EASTERiN WAiD.-iANNIAL ELECTION OF COUNCILLOR. IT RERBY OGIV:"NOTICE that the fouoliig 'Glntleme have bon...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
CHEAPEST DRAPERY IN 'CARLT N :'' . GREAT CLEARING CARLTON. CALICOES,'T . , " FLANNELS, i: ni" .% tFANCY DRESS MATERIALS, ~E i N'S and BOYS'rCLOTHING, on TROUSERS and E STS, SFANCY DOATSMATERIALS, BOYS' SAC KNICKERBOCKER SUITS - Mlade- to Order' at" the" Shortest }otieo: .,! .r+: M,?IT GUARENTEEDd 1:S! ,. m=_ e Stack muet be Cieared, atelrdless !of' ,'Cost' Toso ake s' oo for' NEIV SPtING GOODS NOWR LANDING. E SNELLGROVEI Beig to inforim his numerous customers that .n:. . * having a . LARGE STOCK. ON HAND,' c.'I:"' he has determined to CLEAR. O UT the remainder of his WINTER STOCK ' +- " i At C 09ST PRas C, . i.--The Stock comprisea Blankets, Sheetings , Calicoes,, . Serennels, Repps, :: Lushes, Tweeds, 'Clothing. M illinery,', . . loti. Carpets, . Floorcloths,. Hearthrugs, r Mattings, Door Mats, BARGAINS I BARGAINS i! BARGAINS I I SALE TO COMMENCE On Saturday, 4th July, 1874, - And continue for L FOUR WEEKS ONLY ! I;Tate the Address 52' ERROL ST., HOTHAM, NORTH IE?LBOURNE.. l gilnee...
British and Foreign. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
Britisih and Foreign. The Dublin Ereni4 Post announces that telo Holy See has,' through itlhd Propaganda, issued a mandate to Cardinal Cullen to convene a national synod or council for the consideration of ecclesias tical matters in theo Irish- Church. The 1,st remarks that the-last synod was held at Thulrles, in 1850, and that since then many matters have arisen which call for thel present stop. It .instances the O'Keefleo case, which it says, hlis revealed the' fict that remnants of the penal laws still remain on the stttute book., It also refers to i\[r. Newdegato's action on the question of monastic and conventual iiistitutions; to the fact that contested elections have in several in. stances led to unseemly scenes, imperill-. ing clerical influenct; that as regards national education the spiritof secularism hiss made marked advance, and that no' denbminational collgde-Catliolic, Angli-' can, or Prosbytcrian--now receives State aid.. Tho' Catholic Uniyersity. sprang front the lT...
HOTHAM COURT. MONDAY, 3RD AUGUST. (Before Dr. Lloyd. (chairman) and Messrs. Laurens and King, J.P's) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 7 August 1874
HOTHAM COURT. Monday, 3rd August. (Before Dr. Lloyd, (chairman) and Messrs. Laurens and King, J.P's ) An- Unfortunate.-Frederick Jack son, who was remanded for medical inquiry was placed before the bench, charged with wilful trespass, and damaging pro- perty. As the man had evidently been suffering a recovery, and had underwent some imprisonment, he was fined in the mitigated penalty of 1s. or five hours' imprisonment for the trespass,.and is. and 15s. costs for the damagengo to pro perty, or 72 hours' imprisonment. Dnuvets.-Elizabeth Wilson could not resist the temptation of spending hor' money on gin, and was found by the police in a maudlin state of drunkenness, wandering about the streets. As she nas unknown to the police, she was dis charged with a caution.-Robecrt Taugh, a most notorious and disreputable :vaga bond, who had no less than ten convic tions recorded against him for previcns olfences, including larceny, obscene Inn guage and drnkenesseos, was again icitro duced to ...
HOTHAM COURT. FRIDAY, 7TH AUGUST. (Before Wm. Clarke, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
HOoTIHIAM CQURT. 1lmtii', Yin Avosisr. (Before Win. Clarke, Esq., J.P.) ( Dws;.-1- oland Evans made his first bow to the presiding divinity on this oc casion and was cautioned and discharged. , SATUnoAY, 8Im AoUGUST,. (Beforo Winm. Clarke, Esq., J.P.) c I)naoccs.-A chaste specimen of femaleo loveliness named Catherino Jesson was charged with habitual drunkenness. I The police record against this unfortunate specituen of humanity was indeed a black one. Eighteen times had she appeared i before various magistrates charged with drunkenness. -Many times had sieo been set free on promising future amendment- c many times ll'd site heen sont to goal, r until the police became no well acquainted c with her appearance it. the watehholuse, that it was considered an extraordinary event if she failed to put in an nappearance at least once a week. Theo bench, being made acquainted with the previous record against the prisoner, sent her to prison for two mionths, with hard labor.-One M[or. rise w...
WAS THE MOTION IN ORDER? [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
WAS THIE MOTION IN OiDlER? it Sir-In reporting the proocedings of the t Ilotham Council in your last issue, you In stated that the ruling of the Mayor disatis- tl fled me, but you made no mention of the ground upon which I felt dissatisfied. The ft motion, which by the illegal and arbitrary fiat of the 3Mayor, was prorented from being either amended, discussed, or voted upon at all, was this-" h'lhat the works on the saveral streets that ltvc not hlId their allotted amounts from the loan schedule be at once carried out from the loan fund in accordanco with the follow' ing recoummendation, submitted by the Overseer of Works, and that tenders be invited for the same." Those works com prisod pavemo nt ani} other works in thirteen of the oldest streets of the borough. The amount virtually at that moment, to the credit of the loan funds c for these works, was £1210 13s. 2d., be- s sides nearly £2000 due by owners as half the cost of paronmant, and as a matter of fact was unanimously reco...
THE RECENT ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
TIHE RECENT ELECTIONS. Sir-At last the ratepayers of the Western, Middle and .Eastern Wards of the Borough of Hotham have been asked by the Ratcpayers' Association to show by their votes whether they believe in the absurd idea that because flagging or pavement was done out of the proceeds of a loan, that owners of property abbut. ting on footpaths thus paved are not to be asked to pay half the cost. The answer, Sir, has been clear and unmistakable, as in the Western Ward not one vote has been recorded for such an absurd proposition. Nor yet can it be said that a single vote has been recorded in the Middle Ward in favor of such a ridiculous notion, as even (now) Mr. Caine, when it came to the push, dare not put such an issue to the rate payers of the Middle Ward, although he, on the 1st June last, voted for that absurd amendment that the pavemont having been done out of a loan no owner was to be asked for his portion of the cost. It is only in the Eastern Ward, where Coun cillor Carr...
THE BRUNSWICK ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
TIE BLUNSWICK ELECTIONS. Sir-In the Brunswick Municipal eled tions, which came off last Tuesday, there were four candidates in the field for three seats, and in the excitement created on these occasions there is a danger lest the real questions at issue should be lost sight of by the electors. It will not be the fault of the candidates if this is not the case, for they will naturally feel anxious to throw up a dust cloud, and retire behind it. Nasty facts they will try" to gloss over. The altering of Victoria street levels, and thereby preventing the drainage of the swamp, conniving at the discreditable conduct of one of their own body becoming the successful tenderer for that con tract, the worse than muddle made by the surveyor and public works committee in the Blyth street extensions, and the extravagant expenditure in the present day work system of maintaining the streets, are questions for serious con sideration in the present crisis. In the face of these ugly facts will the ra...
MELBOURNE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
MELB;OURNE, IIOSPITCAL. A. discussion that took place in one of the lodges of the 'I.U.I.O.O.F. lately raises at question of some import nuce. It appears that it not unfro. quently occurs that members of tlhe Order are ijnmates of the hospital, mid ono of the nuist stringently enforced rules requires the attendance of sick visitors regularly oni brothers who are in a position to claim the weekly al lowance. This, however, through the rules of the Melbourne Hospital being 'trohibitory, they are unable to carry 0t1Ct. 'Tihe melbers of the 3M.U.I.O.O."'. have- always been in the front rank of tho s popl:orters of the inlstitution, uaid have, 0Cth collectively and individually, contribut.9d hlrgely to its funds. The rule might hI relaxed in their case, sufliciently to al'5W of the proper noficers of ia lodge to visit a sick brother once a week. \Vhile otr the outioct we desire to allude to the i ujudiehious launer in "which the moconey obtailced from the varies lodges is ct.,tlvrtod td ...
Letters to the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
Letters to the Editor. j-T'The Editor does not identify himself with the opinion qf correspondents, nor undertake to return or hold himself responsible for the safety of any comnunnication. 7d"Correspondence and paragraphs of local interest kindly furnished by readers shoubl be written on on one side of the paper only, and be forwarded as early in the week as possible ; addressed to the " Editor." cp"Atll letters nustl be accompanied by the real name and address of the wrilter-not for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. 1fCorrespondenls would oblige us, and save themselves disappointment and annoyance, by sending in their contributioim before T'hursday.
AN INJUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
AN IN.? USTICE. The fino inflicted on one of the most respected residents in:Carlton, for having fraiuduleoit weights, lies caused a great deali of .comment in local circles and has elicited avery severe loader on the sub ject fromthll " Argihs." ' The real' facts of the caise are is follows :Ori- or about the 10th of. July last, the Inspec tor of sWeights and IMeasures called.on .the gentleman referred to and demniaded permissioil to. esitniii'theli' scales used by -hitii. Uinder the triy of one pair he foind is 2oza "weight lodgeditn.the framnework on which'it'-rests. -On per ceivi?g ithis~"i 'it i iditely' re'boviid' the scales, and aftei: th delay 'of somni daiys issued the -suiinasns, t nd oil prov iitg the above facts,; which . wero not denied, a fine ,of £3 and costs was inflicted. h' T'd:defnce;' which sreems to placo thci liatter i ·s nmudh more favorable ligght for the defedl;ant,' does riot appear to' ]iave had;any influoence whatoverwith the magistrates. It con sisted fi...
BRUNSWICK SCHOOL BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
]BRUNSWICK SCHOOL BOARD. The first annual meeting of this Board was held at the Mechanics' Institute, on Saturday evening last, whoa theor were present :-Dr. Talbot, chairman, Messrs. Bedford, Broeze, Hutchinson and Jarvie. The correspondence read from the Educa lion Department embraced a letter with reference to the proposed night school, stating that the trustees of the T?esleyan property haid agreed to allow the use of one of the buildings for this purpose three evenings in each week. The Secretary was instructed to write to the representa tive of the district to urge the erection of the new State School without delay. On the motion of Messrs HIutchinson and Breeze, Mr. Best Overend was elected chairman, and Mr. Bedford, secretary, for the ensuing twelvo months. A vote of thanks to the retiring officers brought the proceedings to a close.
PUBLIC BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
PUBLITC BATIHS. Councillor ltichardson has succeeded inuipriOeveting the corporation baths from being.a positive loss to the city. In calling for tenders for leasing them, the corporation have taken a "wise step, one that will meet with the warm ap proval of the' citizens, provided always that proper instructions are given to the lessee as to 'charges. He should bo bound alsoe to , provide ithe accommodation now obtainable at the same rate. The.character and re sponsibility of the future lessee, will of course, be proper matters of inquiry, and should receive duo attention.
THE SYDNEY ROAD AND POLICE PROTECTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
TIHE SYDNEY ROAD AND POLICE PROTECTION. It must be admitted by all conversant with the locality of Sydney rood that the residents in and adjacent to thelloyal park have just cause to complain ot the way il which their property is leoft to the moroy of night prowlers. The population hans increased so much that, independent of the 5reot traillo along the road, the residents justly demand more attention. We think the representatives of North 'Melbourne should make application to havero a police. man constantly on the spot and that fronu Gratton street to Park street should be patrolled overy night.
HOTHAM POST OFFICE. TIME OF CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
TIME OF LOCAL DELIVERY. 8.30 a.m.; 1 p.m ; 5 p.m. Money orders are issued at this office, and the usual faciltie's h'rIaffohtdd to depositors. in the Savings' Bank. CARLTON POSS' OFFICE AND SAVINGS' BANK. Mails ire despatched from this offioe at 6.40 a.m. arriving at.Molbourne at 7.44 a.m 9.55 a.m. " ' ...,, 10.54 a.m 2.0 p.m. 1.20 p.m 1.40 p.mh . . , 4 p.m. 4.40 p.m. ' .44p.m. Money orders are issued at this ofHfice, and the uoual facilitiesare affor4od to depositorso of ths Saviogs Bailc;. . I ,
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER" [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
AGENTSFORHIUE ". ADYEILTISIER Hotham: Mr. E. Lyons,-27 Queeusberry at. Carlton :Mr.-J. Calander6 |liliabeth strest, Mr. Gregory, Lygon strect... r. Brunswick: M.r-t~. Eorall; Sydney road. Coburg : Mr. Turoham. Sydney road. oIllingwr od *Mrs-ooI oullin,-104.Gertrudse street. East Collingiiriwodi Mtr. W T. Capper, 130 Wellington street.;:;" Fitzroy: Mrs. Woodruff, Brunswick street. Eltham ;'Mr. Andrews': t:! -:' v, 't . i:? Heidelberg and Alphlingt?o : Mr.l O'Kieefe.
Borough Councils. COBURG ROAD BOARD. August 3rd. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
Borough Councils. COIU tRG RlOAD BOARD. Present-Clio u w lolo Iloaril. Oi tl10 recoinzale,,lnatioai of Lli F innuco Connitt (1(011 ricoinlut weol IpRssod amount ing to £1,11; ll. Id. 191o trc nuro Iraq nutlhorinol to nogo tinto for it oveldraft of i::rL2U. 'to f.ollowinlg , crruoulmplainio tir roadt : Fromt S. MI'Laugllhn, complanining that~ the inapoetoe ofa works would not pass some metal whlic one of his breakers had I broken on some other metal left on ]Broadway road. The matter was referred s to the Public Works Committee. From the Chief Commissioner of Police, in reply to a letter from the Board rela tive to the police impounding cattle stray. ing about the district, informing the Board v that; the police could summons the owners, but it would not be advisable to allow t them to impound. From nMr. Gillott, with reference to the drainage of the Sydney road at the junctiou of the Moreland road, informing l the Board that he thought an action r might be maintained against the Bor...
Local Melange. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 14 August 1874
Local Melange. Ini order to keep i coniplete record of events occurring in the districtl through whidch the I" Adveriser" circulates, the following items have been clipped from metropolitan and other exchanges : The plans asfdspecifications for a bridge over, the Victorian Railway at North dMelbourue are nearly completed.. At a public meeting held in the Footscray dourt house afew.nights ago,.tho mayor of the borough stated that he had learned froii' the Acting Eugihoeriin-Chief of Railways that tenders' for the errection of the bridge would be invited very slhStly. - .4 woomennamed Ann Nouconab, aged tlhirty-two years, living in .King street, was admitted to the Melbourne. lHos pital during the week in.a very weak state:, elier husband had a q'uarrel.with her! on '8utiday night, and kicked her so. brutally is, to fracture: several of her ribs. - .Kfatalac'cident occurred in the vicinity.. of .Sonierton. '"33twden niio and teir o'clock, a man had been found lyifig on the road betwee...