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Meetings. MEETING IN BRUMSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
Meetings. IMEETINGr IN BI3UMSWICIC. Upwards of 300 burgesses assembled in the large hall of the Meclhanics' Institute, on Monday evening, to discuss the subject of the loan. In compliance with the re quest of a number of ratepayers, the mayor calledl the meeting. lrillsticker Smith had been engaged the whole day in circulating from door to door a phimplet prepared by Councillor Overend, in which lhe elaborately expounded the Council's designs, and vigorously do fen led their conduct. IBut the BJruns wick tide was out, and Mrs. Partington's mop failed to sweep it back. Ilis Worship the Mayor opened the meeting, but declined the chair, as le was committed to the loan. " The Doctor " was voted to the vacated seat with loud applause. Dr. Talbot is a genial spirit, brim full of good humour, of noble presence, and is a general favorite. -Mr. Itatntilton, one oftthe requisi tionists, explained the reasons fr calling the meeting. IHe is all old and respectea resident, down in 3Moreland road...
THE HOTHAM MAYORALTY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
THE HOTIIAMI ?A.YORAnLTY, "lBothlidos of the Hosse" iu the flothmin Council will bring forward a candidate for the Hotham Mayoralty for the ensuing year. The names of two gentlemenl ave beenl mentioned in con nection with the coveted position. Each possesses friends, and both parties are prutty:evenly balanced. T2he Council should select a gentleman possessing firmness to maintain order, and to en .sure that proper respect be paid to the occupant of 'the Mayoral chair. This should be rigidly observed, because unless it is, the proceed ings are apt to degenerate into rowdy ism. Party feeling occasionally runs so high in the discussion of some trumpery matter, that personalities of the coarsest description are indulged in with inm punity, and in place of Councillors main taining the character of gentlemen the reverse is very frequently the case. Our remarks have a general application. Councillors themselves must perceive that the course they have lately pursued is not calculated to ra...
Deputations. WHOLESALE VEGETABLE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
Deputations. WVIIOLESALE VEGETABLE MARK ET. A very numerous and important depula tion, representing the ratepayers of North and West Melbourne, including Captain MacMahon, Messrs Curtain, Munro, Langton, IIanna and Madden, M.L.A.'s, together with several of the City Council, waited upon the Minister of Lands on Tuesday, on the subject reserving a piece of land in Victoria street for the purpose of a wholesale vegetable market. Cap tainMacMahon introduced tihe deputation, and the case as stated by them was as follows :-About twelve mouths ago the vacant piece of land alluded to was, with the sanction of thlie then Minister of Instruction, Mr. Stephen, granted to the corporation, who lhad given in exchange the Baths reserve in King street, as a site for a State school. Plans had been prepared for the school, the erec tion of which was to be commenced forth with, but certain rateopayers, owning pro perty near this site, objected to the erection of the State School thereon, as they had ...
THE HOTHAM AUDITORS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
THE Io OTHsAMu AUDITORS. Both of the successful candidates for the position of auditors are old resi dents in theo Borough, and by their straightforward and business habits have gained the esteem of the burgesses. Mr. Green has recently commelnced business in Hothnm, and is in every respect qualified for the oflice, while Mr. Scott has occupied a pro minent position in commercial circles which emilnently fit him for the duties he will have to perform.
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. FRIDAY, 14TH AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
Borough Councils. IIOTHAM COUNCIL. FlRIDAY, 1Trn AUGouT. Present--Iis TWorship the Mayor (in the chair,) and Councillors Clarke, Laur ens, Thomas, White, Paton, and Ryan. The new members, Messrs. Cook and Ryan, were introduced to the Mayor, subscribed to the declaration, and took their seats. Previous to the correspondence being read, Councillor Clarke asked why the cheque for £1,008, which had been signed and ordered to be placed to the credit of the loan fund, had not been paid into that account. The Mayor said that it was by his in. instructions that the Town Clerk had not done so. He (the 2Mayor) considered that the overdraft of the borough fund was quite large enough without increasing it still more. If that cheque had been paid in the overdraft would amount to'some thing like £3,000, and he would ask how were they in a position to pay that large amount. Again, he learned from one of the councillors who had signed the cheque that it was understood that it was not intended to be...
LIST OF MATCHES FOR ENSUING SEASON. CARLTON IMPERIAL F. G. 2ND TWENTY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
LIST OF M[ATCIIES FOR ENSUING( SI.ASON. OARLroN IM?l'ITAL 1'. C 2ND T\e'I:NTVr. Aug. 2--Stanley at Military RIesorvd. Aug. 2--Vauulanso at University P.uldook. Seolt, -West Melboarne at tLuivereity Pad doolk. Sept. 12-Alha at University Paddoak. Sept. 10-Star of Riolhneone. at Univorsity 'addook. Sept. 2t1-Vauolaueo at Iicnhmond Pdloulck. Oat. I-Albcrt Park at lhioluchond Paddock. Oot. 10-Vacant. Oct. 17-Vacant. * IcURNwIse I''. ('. Aug. 22-Soutlhern at ?Powltknr Park. Aug. 29-Williamstown at W\Vlliansatown, Seopt. 5-Carlton (2ndl 20) at Carlton groui d. Sept, 12--outh Park at llrunswick. Sept. 10-Albert Park (2nd 20) atbrunswiek Sept. 20-S:ar of Riohunod at Riohmond paddock. Oct. 3-Carlton (2nd 20) at Brunswlok. Oct. 10-South Park at Albert Park. Oct. 17-Star of Richmond at Brunswick. NORTH reLnOUOPnRc. (2nd Twna'NT) F. c. Aug. 22-Fitzroy Standard at Richmond Paddock. Aug. 20-South Park at Royal Park. Sept. 5-Southern (2nd 20) at Fawknor Park. Sept. 12-AlbertPark (2nd 20) at Royal ...
Football Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
Football Notes. CARLTON V. MIELBOURNE. 'The third contest this season between these clubs took place on Saturday in the Royal Park. ''The match was ex pected to be a close and exciting one, and attracted a crowd of spectators amounting to something like nine or ton thousand, who, as usual, did their best to spoil the game by crowding the space which should have been clear for the players, so much so, that for the last twenty minutes the game was played in a lane, scarcely more than twenty yards wide. Meolbourne played its strongest team, and Carlton, but for the absence of Dedman, the "sneak," was as well represented as possible. The game commenced at 3.15. Donovan having won the toss, determined to take advantage of the. wind, and the ball was kicked off by the Melbourne lHercules, Bell. For a few minutes the Carltonites were kept busy defending their goal, then a rush in which Guy, Money and O'Brien were conspicuous, brought the ball behind the Melbourne posts. The ball is kicked ...
HOTHAM POST OFFICE. TIME OF CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
7.10sam. I 32.lp.m. I 5.10 10.25 a.m; E " .45 p.m. 'TImaE OFLOOAI DELTVEftfY 8.30 a.uim;j p.m: 5 p.mp Money orders are issued at this office, and the usual facilties are afforded to depositors in the Savings' Bank. CARLTON 'OST -OFFICE AND SAVINGS' -''' BANK. - Mails are despatched from this office at-. 6.40 a.m. arriving at Melbourne at7.44 a.m 9.55 a.m. . ,, ,, 10.54 a.m 2.30 p.m. ,, ,, 1.20 p.m 3.40 p.m. ,, ,, 4p.m. 4.40 p.m. ,, , 5.44p.m. Money-orders are issued at this office, and he usual facilities are afforded to depositors f the Savings' Bank.
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER" [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
AGENTS :FOR THE !'ADVERTISER "L, Hotham: ?,rE?. Lyons, 27 Queensberry at. Carlton: 1r.; . Calander 6 Elizabeth street, MIr. Gregory, Lygon street. Brunswickr : Mr. Eckeroall, Sydney road. Coburg : Mr. Turnham, Sydney road. Collingwood: Mrs. McMullin, 194 Gertrude street. East Collingwood: Mr.: W. T. Capper, 130 Wellington street. -.--_.- Fitzroy: Mrs. Woodruff, Brunswick street.. Eltham: Mr. Andrews. . - Xeidelberg and Alphington : Mr. O'Keefe.
Local Melange. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
Local Melange. The Commissioner of Railways has ap proved of holiday fares being charged football players when proceeding by rail to matches, provided that tho number travelling be not less than twcnty. There is on view at the shop of Mr. WV H. Masters, 97 Swanston street, importer of sewing machines, a new patent engine for driving sewing and other machines. This is the first of the kind over im ported to the colony. One engine, it is stated, consumes only one shilling-wortlh of gas in a day, and is capable of driving three sowing machines. They have been worked with great success in America. 9 There was an exceptionally large attend anceo of spectators at the Carlton Hand ball Court on Saturday. The players mustered strongly, and the matches were numerous. Messrs. Curtain, MI.L.A., and M\'Lean tried conclusions with Messrs. Riggs and Leahy in a contest of three games. Messrs. Curtain and M'Lean won easily. The final event of the day was played by Messrs. Mason, M.L.A., and M'Lean,...
POLICE GAZETTE [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
POLICE GAZETTE Stolen from the dwelling of Edwin Smith, 0 Cardigan street, Carlton, on the Gthl instant, a silver hunting watch, No. 16102, Dyer, maker; steel albert with quondong cut like a basket and silver coin the sizo of a shilling, with the Lord's Prayer on one side and " JMerry Xmas and a happy now year" on the other; a brown double-breasted vest, and 2 white shirts. A man, named Schmidt, is charged, on warrant, with the off'nce, -Alfred Tarran, or Tarren, is charged, on warrant, with stealing a watch with german-silver albert chain attached, a meerschaum pipe with amber mouthpiece and small silver banh on stem, a pair of black cloth trousers, a light-colored vest, a tartan plaid crimean shirt, and a lady's black cloth cape bound with satin, from the dwelling of John White at Footscray, on the 3rd instant.-Elizabeth Ross, is charged, on warrant, with having no visible lawful moans of support. She went away from her home at Newmarket, Flemington, during her husband's ab sence,...
WOMENS' QUARRELS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
WOUIMENS' QUA1i RELS. It frequently ocouri that people who get mixed up with the police have a particular objection to see their ilames appear in the papers, and we are con tinually being asked to omit all men tion of cases of this nature. As a general rule we have always declined tolaccedo to any such request. Acting in the interests of justice, we conceive that the best method of preventing crime is to expose it, in order that such publicity may deter the evil disposed; and holding these opinions we have published the names of drunkards, &c., and in summarising the various cases which have come before the IHotham bench, we have not been sparing in cen suring individuals whose conduct de served it. The cause which has induced us to make these remarks has reference to a case which was heard at the police court on Thursday last. Under the heading of " Womens' Quarrels" a mis take has occurred, which if not contra dicted, may injuriously affect the repu tation of a respectable...
COBURG DISTRICT ANNUAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
C013URG0 DISTRICT ANNUAL ELECTION. Thursday 13th being the grand day, early in the morning the forces began to muster at the polling booths, and it was evident, from the unmber of voters who appeared on the scene, that con siderable interest was being taken in the result. In the North Sub-division MEr. Vincent was allowed a walk over. In the East Sub-division Mir. Miusson had to fight for his seat, his old op ponent, lMr. Barrett, standing against him, thus making the fourth time he had to submit to opposition in local matters, including the action brought in the Supreme Court against him by Mlr. Barrett. The result of the poll, however, gave Mr. Mussen a majority of ten votes over his opponent, much to the satisfaction of his supporters. In the West Subdivision, .Mr. William Hunt, who has filled the office of Chair man with so much satisfaction, was opposed by Mr. Voalentine W`orthy, but it was looked upon as a certainty that lIr. IIunt would be again returned, and the opinion was ...
BRUNSWICK ANNUAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
BRUNSWICK ANNUAL ELEC TION. The election of three councillors took place on Tuesday 11th, and resulted in the return of Messrs. Fleming, Breese, and Hutton. The excitement during the day was never very great, but the friends of. each candidate worked hard, and a large number of votes were polled. Soon after noon there was an impression abroad that Mr. Breese was the lowest on the poll, and his friends commenced to plump for him. From the first it was seen that MIr. Fleming would head the poll. The following are the returns from the several polling places: Fleming. Breese. Hutton. Straw. Court House 110 89 64 03 Mechanics' 238 193 131 131 Union street 57 C6 30 27 Weston street 143 122 75 59 548 475 300 280 The poll on the removal of the Toll gate gave 321 for, and 245 against majority 76. A majority was recorded in favor of the removal of the gate at all the polling places except the Quarries, and there the majority was 27 against.
BRUNSWICK HARMONIC SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
:3RUNSTVICK RIIARMONIC SO CIETY. The third subscription concert of the season is announced. Talc ing into consideration the fact of the so ciety having upwards of fifty annual subscribers, it has acted as a spur to the lion. conductor and the committee, who have ably seconded his efforts. The first part of the concert will consist of Rlomborg's "Lay of the Bell," that very popular and well known artiste, ,Miss Pltts being engaged for the loeading soprano ; whilo Messrs Dixon and Danks, -assisted by other ladies and gentlemen, (amatours) menmbers of the society, will fill up the parts. The second portion of the programme will consist prineipally of songs and ducts, carefully selected by the hen. conductor, Mr. -W . . \\Weir; and it it is gratifying to remark, from what it was our pleasure to hear, at Thursday evening's rehearsal, that if matters go as smoothly on the night of the concert, the patrons will have no roosl to complain.
A SECOND MAIL IN COBURG. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
A_ SECOND AL1IL IN COBURG. At the last meeting of the Coburg Road Board a motion, by Mr. Moussen, was passed, that a second mail being a necessity in the district, should be .ob tained without delay; a letter to that effect having been sent to the proper authorities, a reply has been received stating that the matter will receive im mediate attention. In order to attain the object in view, however, delay must be prevented by adopting Daniel O'Con nell's motto, and "agitate" until a second mail becomes an accomplished fact.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
; , .. · ·etc. JNS PlOT' TION INV ITED. CHEAPEST DRAPERYIN CARLTON SALE N 'O W ON! At W:B. DIX:: DI::ON'S Commercial' ouse, Corner of -LYGON and ELGIN STS. C OARLTON. CAL100OES, ...., F:.: PLANNELS, :. -.FANCY DRESS MATERIALS, MEN'S and BOYS':;CLOTHING, ALL GREATLY REDUCED. TROUSERS and' VESTS,. rf?'.&lt; · ::,-i: .COATS,: -BOYS' SAC KNICKERBOCKER SUITS Madei to Order 'at :the Shortest Notice. FIT GUARENTEED. r ? : The Stock must be * : Cleared 1Megardlesas' of" COst S Tinmakeroom for '. .NEW SPRING ooDs No, LANDINGS. MULT1SJM ,IN PARVO ! E. SNELLGROVE Begs to inform his numerous ?ustomers that : having a .. LARIE STOCK ON HAND, he has determined' to CL.EAa OUT the remainder of his, :WINTER-STOCK At COST PR-CZ. - The Stock comprises- Blankets, Sheetings, Calicoes, . Flannels, Serges, Repps, Lushes, - Tweeds, Clothing. Millinery, Carpets, Floorcloths, Hiearthrugs, Mattings, Door Mats, .rats, Caps, Ties, 'And Hundreds of Other'Artioles too Numerous to Mfention. BARGAINS I BARG...
THE PAVEMENT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
TIIE 1'AVEMENT QUESTION. At the meeting held on Friday even ing, Councillor Clarke moved the an nexed resolution, which was carried. It gave rise to considerable discussion, and had the effect of inducing the Mayor to vacate the. chair. The majority, how ever, were of opinion that the business of the Council should be proceeded with, and accordingly Councillor Laurens was placed in the chair, The following is the motion in cctonso :-" Couuncillor Clarke - That the following be submitted to the Standing Couu sel of the Borough for his opinion as to the effect legally or otherwise of the amendiment of Councillor White, which was passed by the Council on the 1st June,1S74, as given below, and marked 3, Rlesolutions mnarked 1 and .2, never having been rescinded, although passed on the 21st April and the 12th Septem ber, 1873, respectively. Copy of Min ute, Monday, April 21st, 1873. That the paving of the footpath on the west side of Errol street, between Victoria and Queensberry streets...