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COLLINGWOOD, FEBRUARY 11TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

COLLINGWOOD, FE?RUavIrY 11in. Before Meossrs. Morgan (mayor), Wood, and Bowring. Emma Fowler, for being drunk and dis orderly was fined 5s or twenty-four hours in gaol, and for damaging the property of John Price she was fined 5s and ordered to pay 20s damages, in default one week's incar ceration. Ellen Hope, for making use of insulting words, was fined 20s with the alternative of a month in gaol. A boy named Fredorick Field was charged with dair aging a gate, the' iroperby to W. Cadwaller. ' The charge was proved and the defendant" was 'fnedls'aind ordered to pay. 10s damages; in default fourteen days in gaol. Another boy named Davis was charged with trespassing . on Mr. , Cadwaller's premisaes,, l e was fined 5s or forty-eight hours. Ellen Kiing, Minnie King, and Margaret Henderson were charged with insulting behaviour in the public street.. The former was fined 10e or one week, and the two latter 20s or a fortnight each. Margaret Silk was fined 20s for using obscene language in ...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
FITZROY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

FI'TZROY-ThuIWDAY, 1 I3RUARY 10. Doloro MoasrsB. Tunploton, P.M., Thonmas ICidnoy, and MI'Leoa lrhdgot Pluwnmor svis brought up harguad with habitual drunkonnss., She was sgn tQUUo4 to twQlY awonthb' iraprDlonmout, Elizabeth Stewart was charged with insulting behaviour in the public 'street. She was fined 20s with the alternative of a week in gaol. George Johnston, for being drunk and disorderly while in charge of a horse and cab; was fined 10s with the option of forty eight hours' imprisonment. Mrs Fritzwoll charged Mrs. Grovenor with conduct calculated to lead to a breach of the peace, and Mrs, Grovonor charged Mirs. Fritzwell with assault. The evidence was of the most' confliCting nature, and both cases were dismissed.

Publication Title: Mercury
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HEIDELBERG—MONDAY, FEB. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

HEIDELBERG-MONDAY, Fez. 7. Before Messrs. Strutt, P.M., Maplestone, and Studloy. William White was charged with assault ing Richard Reynolds and his son Robert Reynolds. Fined Gs and ordered to pay 5s costs in each case. Jeremiah Healey, of Tomplestowe was complained against for allowing a cow to wander on the public streets. It appeared from the evidence that the cow rushed at a Mrs. Collins causihg 'her to drop a basket of eggs which she wa c; rrying to market. Defendant, who had bden previously warned that the cow was dangerous, called his sister who stated that the cow was her property but admitted that she did not milk it, and said that the animal "took to Jerry's cows and went awaywith them." Mr. Healey was fined 5s with 18s 6d costs, whereupon he became somewhat demonstrative and threatened to appeal to a higher court. Mr. Mills, on behalf of Mr. W. Farrell of Ivanhoe, applied for a warrant to eject William Bird from premises at Morang. Application granted.

Publication Title: Mercury
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CORRESPONDENCE. We do not necessarily endorse the opinions of our correspondents. THE ELECTION COMMITTEE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERCURY. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

CORRESPONDENCE. . We do not nooossarlly ondorso the opinions of our correspondonts. THE ELECTION COMMITTEE. TO TIHE RDITOR OF TIIE MERIURY. . Sir.-Who appointed those gentlemen to select a candidate for the electors of Coiling. wood ? Aie the electors of this district so void of 'ciminn sense that they have to avail themselves of the services of those intelligent individuals that composed the meeting held at the Grace Darling hotel, on Saturday evening last, to dish up a repre sentativo for this constituency? I think it time that the people of Collingwood should wake up to the fact that these cooks, like all others, perfectly well know what joint they intend to put forward, although they go through the formality of placing before the public a lengthy, bill of fare; but as there Is a variety of tastes to be catered for, I should not be surprised if some intelligent party should take the trouble to look after their own interests, instead of dologating their rights to a number of polit...

Publication Title: Mercury
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COLLINGWOOD, TUESDAY, FEB. 8th. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

COLLINGWOOD, TuesDAY, Fsn. 8th. Before Messrs. Walker (chairman), Foy, and Bowring. James Connor and William Henderson were charged with having boon drunk and disorderly.. The former was discharged and the latter was fined 6s or twenty-four hours in gaol. William Henderson was next charged with stealing ducks valued at 15s, the pro perty of Mrs. McAlroy. The evidence was conclusive and the prisoner was sent to gaol for three months. Mary Bullock was charged with assaulting Mr. Hamilton, of the Courthouse hotel, by throwing a tobacco cutter and a decanter at his head on his refusal to supply her with drink* For this pastime she was fined 40s or fourteen days' imprisonment. John Small was charged with larceny as a bailee. He was remanded for a week, bail being allowed. - Three members of the rag and bone fraternity, named respectively William Ward, Thomas Mathews, and George Sims, were charged with stealing load piping. The two former were discharged, and Sims was convicted and senten...

Publication Title: Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

IZ'ublo Gompaioea. EVERY'?MAN; OUGHT TOIN SURE AGAI1NS FIRE.: THE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMr PANY of AUSTRALASIA (Limited) MODERATE' RATES OF PREMIUM DIRECTORS. Chairman=-RihoardTwrntyman, Esq. Vice-Chairman--Thos. Moubray, Esq., J.P J. L. M'Clure, Esq. Thomas Alston, Esq, J.P. Hon. C. J. Jenner, M.L.C. Matthew Lang, Esq. Henry Stevenson, Esq. Head Office: No. 1 Market-square, Collins st., Melbourne. WM. MACREDIE, Esq., J.P. Secretary, This Comapany covers therisk of ecplosion from Gas. THE PREMIER PERMANENT BUILDING, LANDI AND In vestment Association. Registered under ,' Friendly Societies' 'Statute" 2865. SHARES £25' EACH. EntjCnco Foe, Oie Shilling perghmre. Fortnightly, Subscription, 1s. per Share) Offers remarkable inducements to INVESTORS, The most liberal terms to B ORRR OWE RS, And the following rates of Interest to DEPOSIT OR S, In sums of £1 and upwards: 2 Months ... 8 per eont, per annum, 86 . ' :.. 7 ? ' Pay.day--Every alternate Monday. OFFICE: 62 COLLINS. STREET WEST, Bran...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

R. K.E'RSH AW. Family Grocer and Provision Merchant, LANCASHIRE STORE, HODDLE STREET (corner Gipps street). Families waited on for orders.' Eggs and Fresh Butter' from best dairies. THOMAS COLES, Cheap Family Grocer, 96 ELGIN ST., CARLTON., House and :Land Agent. 12 VICTORIA -PARADE, 'MELBOURNE. Five doors from Dr. Brownless. Board and Residence for Famllles-M-oderato, VMr s. J. WATSON, WIN N "-SPI RIT. MERCHANT, 382 PEEL ST., Collingwood. . Late. oft No. i i1 The Juinction Oheap Grooery Mart. 'H. J., WINSTONE,: T`. .ea : Dealer, Grocer, {'ArmoPROVISION->,MERCEANT, dorne# of f'Iung 'and -Web Streets, TH+E CQC.ATOO 'STOREd +847- BRUNSWICK' STREET, ,W T THOM/'PS"SON, N Wholesale and Retail Grocer :& Ironmonger, All artiles i in the trade sold at .the lowest prices for cash. I HUNT'S: HAT FACTORIES, 188 .SMITHS T,,opposite Woods' Tiiber Yard. WVERBdescription:of .Hats and dapi 10 11 per cent. less than-in Melbourne, Prices-~Sp'er~ne black Paris hats, 12s:'6d. extra, 16s. 6d....

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CHAPTER XXXIV. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

} {Oi;APTER, XXXIV. 1 "You won't be tempted, then? ' Well, r I} blievo,you' are right. ::It is, as you Ssayi an uneritain speculation. :For every f one who succeeds as I'haveodone, there are I know, hundreds who don't realize 9 more tihiainenough'to dray expenstes; and 3 there area 'good number who fail al together."'' Andit isotisi aIpleasant life I at best, I can assure .you." The 'speaker was Percy Effingham, who having, according to agreement, 5 overtaken Frapk qn the;road, was now, r wiiltllhm ,and their twov.companions; I taking,his,ease:in the inn,. in the stable of, whih .'theyi had cjuartered their hdrses. . , . i We rise 'the phrase' in a qualified, limited,, and. altogether conventional I sense; otherwise, there was little ease to'be had' in'that, or any other inn in 3 Melbourne" at that particular time. With considerable difficulty 'the four travellers had obtained 'standing and I food for their ,horses, at the rate of twenty shillings a day for the accom modation; and, ...

Publication Title: Mercury
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

GENERAL NOTICE. - HE Mercury is published every Saturday Morning. Persons wishing to have the paper regularly delivered at their place of business or residence will be charged is. per quarter, payable in advance; by post ls. 6d. per quarter. The quarter commences on the first Sat urday in the months of December, March, June, and September. The Editor will be obliged for inform ationi.-nmore especially relating "to icdal" matters. SCALE FOR ADVERTISING. Buiniiie Cards, per quarter,from 7s. d. Official and Election Advertisements, each insertion, per inch . .. 2s. 6d. Want places, Servants, Houses and Land for Sale or to Let, Articles for Sale or Exchange, Miscel laneous, Missing Friends, &o., Os. 6d. Notices of Births, Deaths, and Marriageo ... .. ... 1s. Od. To ADVERTISERS.-Notic to wuithdraw advertisements must be given in writiig: T1HE Mercury cdn So obtained from any of . the following ageits :--Subsbription 'is. per quarter. G. CAjiNELL ... 167 Smith streot. Mrs. WOODnUF...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

VALENTINES. VALENTINES. S ,: G' , TO ' IWHOLESAL AND TAILr . TOY.,& ,FANGCY REPOSITORY, j218 Smith st.. 'Collingwood, Forvaentles, tationery, albums;conr ceti14 y, and any goods? of every S. `, ji'Berlinlwdol 4d. per dozen. i,:,,:, RS. HIGGENS'. FMANWY, REPOSITORY, '149 SMITH STREET, FITZROY. Braiding Blocks in great variety. Patterns Stamped on every, Material for Braiding. ;Pinking done. ]]orlin Wool in great viriety of colors. Registry Office for Servants. 'Agent for Coutts' guaranteed Acetic Acid, '1IRS. FAIRLAM, Toy, & Variety :Depot, ":"81 LYGON STREET. 'The oly Shillisng Wind?v iniCarlton. Boote and. Shoes. BOOTS ! :BOOTS ! Oh !" Mama, what pretty boots Miss Jones wears. ,. ;hii!`wliere did she buy them. ' -Why; I thought everybody know; 'mother, { at' RIxARDns'. The, place is crowded bery day. Go early on Saturday; night an buy me a pair. Be sure to go to the ;right' place. 'W.: 'RICHARDS, Opposite Wesleyan Church, Brunswick' Street, : Fitzroy T. PETERS 74 SM...

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FRANK LAYTON. (AN AUSTRALIAN STORY.) [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

FRANK,-; LA Y T O. .' (ANr AUSTRALIAN srony.) BY'?,G. . E 'SARGEANT;: (PnoM "LEISURE HOUR.") " SuccEss to-you, Mr. Eflingham. I always said :youh bad the right ,sort of pluck in you; I've, told Morris so over, and overagain. ."Why, your story itself .is. a good as gold' a'most: but it's dry work talking so much." '" "Much'obliged to you; sir," 'said Percy, still civilly, btit :distatitly; "but -I answer only for myself,' min'd--I must decline the offei." SMr. M'Weevil tittered 'an impatient exclamation-reminding the young man that nothing but'tea had beed'cobsutmed at their meal: "You used to kn'ow hiow to push the grog about,' Me. Effingham," he added.. . ' ''"'Ihavo been' to the diggings' since then," retorted Percy, drily, "You know that--grog:',ise-·r scarce ?article therb; sd I!h'av6thlien td iFater''!. "More reason why you should have a drop of good stuff when you can get it>, .BiBt ybii,'.con;i'tmealt,"say th'it there's ndne:to'beRgot there?'" , -a'.,.,." .,No; :because I ...

Publication Title: Mercury
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GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

GENERAL NEWS. CoNTR1DUTIONu S RECEIVED - ' Australia Felix," from 8. E. The Sydney telgrams state the death of Mr. John Sloan, who had a wife and family in Collingwood. NEW INso.vENT.--Ja. Sloan, Cromwell street, Collingwood, bootmaker. Causes of insolvency-Sickness and death in family, and becoming responsible for the debts of others. Liabilities, £97 17s 8d; assets, £1; deficiency, £96 17s 8d.. Mr. Cohen, ollicial 'assignee. The writ for the election of a member to fill the seat now vacant, (by the decease of the Hon J. F Sullivan,) was issued on Wednesday last, by the Speaker. The dates fixed are as followes-Nomination, 17th February; Polling day, 22nd February; return of writ, 28th February. Mr. Gaunson, in another column an. nounces that he will addres the electors of Collingwood to-night at the Studley Arms, Wellington street. We have no doubt, there .will be a large meeting to', hear the candidate who comes out an the op pogition interest.. We have, hitherto, believed that th...

Publication Title: Mercury
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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COUNCILS. CITY OF COLLINGWOOD, WEDNESDAY, 9TH FEBRUARY, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

COUNCILS. CITY OF COLLINGWOOD, .WEDNESDAY, TH FPEBRIUARY, 1876. There were present at the meeting of the above Council-The Mayor (Cr. Morgan), in the chair, Crs. Peters, Dehnert, Wright, Walker, Holland, Smith, and Upton. CORRESPONDENCE. In re a memorial presented from. resi dents in the neighborhood of Gold, Noone, and adjacent streets complaining of nui sance arising from the works of Mr. Hodgson. . The Health Officer reported visiting the promises ind finding them in a good con. dition. He had inquired of residents in the neighborhood as to tho.effects of the works, but scarcely any complaints were made; he therefore considered that there was no evi. donce to show that the works had injuri ously affeotedthe health of the inhabitants. Mr. N. Barry stated that there was no roadway to his property in Reilly.street oast, and as ho intended to construct a bridge for the benefit of himself and those living near, he hoped the Council would assist him in the work, which would not cost mo...

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POLICE. FITZROY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7th. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 12 February 1876

POLICE. FITZROY-Monday, February 7th IBefore Messrs. Delbridge (chairman), Woodhead, and T. Kidney. George Crawley pleaded guilty to having been drunk and disorderly, he was fined 10l or seven days' imprisonment. Thomas Perry, for being drunk whilst in charge of a horse and dray was fined 10s with 10s costs, in default fourteen days. Annie Ryan for .being drunk and dis orderly was fined 5s or forty-eight hours in gaol. William Gilohrist for insulting behaviour in the public street was fined 10s with the alternative of forty-eight hours' imprison ment. Valentine McDonald for assaulting Wm. Honnesey was fined 40s or in default one month. He was further ordered to enter into recognizances to keep the peace ,for six months. James Walton pleaded guilty to stealing a shirt from the shop of Mi~ Thompson, of Brunswick street. He was sentenced to a month's imprisonment. John Andrews was fined 20s with the alternative of fourteen days in gaol for bathing in the Morri creek between the hours.o...

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HEIDELBERG—WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 19 February 1876

HEIDELBERG-WEDNESDAT, FEn. 0 The usual monthly meeting of the Coun. oil was held on the above date. Present :s The President and Crs. Bond; DuncanI " Donaldson, Piers and Burrows. OOLREsPONDENOE. From the Central Board of Health;on the subject of scarleot fever, and the pre caution that should be taken to prevent it spreading through the district. Redeifod. From the Department of Reilways and Roads; intimating that it was not the 'prao tice of the department to mark out bound. ary lines between shires, and that an officer could not be spared to do that sort of work. Received. From Mr. Gill, informing the Council that the hours worked by the day laborers were too long, and requesting that the Council would" alter them to the same a " other shires. No action taken. ' From Perry Brothers, requesting a roe newal of their " permit" to deposit night= -soil.' Received. 'Granted on same con ditions. ' ' . I From Charles Bellin and John MoFry asking permission to mine on the 'sides ot the ro...

Publication Title: Mercury
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COUNCILS. FITZROY, FEBRUARY 18TH, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 19 February 1876

COUNCILS. FITZROY, FEBRUARY 18rn, 1876. There wore present at the ordinary fortnlightly meeting' of the above Council the iMayor' (Cr. Mahoney), Crs. Evans. Ewing, Rowe,'Showors, Hackott, Woodhoad, - Tuoker, and Lyons. ConasLES'ONDENOE. Mr. Lundio wrote to say that a mistake had boon mado in writing out his tender, and ho could not fulfill his agreement. The Public Works Committoo recomi - mended 1. That the tender of Messrs. Donolioo and Co. to lift and re-sot Street Crossings and Channels during the year ending 30th September, 1870, at schedule prices, be accepted. 2. That the tender of Mr. W. it. Lundio to empty and cleanse the closet pans and pits in 'the West Division of the Town dur ing the 18 months ending 80th September, 1877, at the rate of £84a 10s per annum, be accepted. 4. That application be made to the Do partment of Publio Works to fix Firo Plugs at~the places named in the list to be sub. mitted with this Roport.--tho cost thereof to be charged against the Loan Fund. ...

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MR. RUSKIN ON WOMEN AND WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 19 February 1876

MR. l USKIN ON WOMEN A ND Mr. Ruskin in his "Crown of Wild Olive," says that women, if they wishedF could easily put a stop to war-that all war is waged for their eakd, ;and because they desiro It. Although 'thi view may exaggerate their power, it is certain that they could 'do much to prevent war if they would only be in earhest about it. Most women profess to dislike war; but when a conflict is imminont, they will not move a fingoer to provent it. Is 'it not true, as Mr. Ruskin adds, that they "draw the curtains of their boxes and muffle the openings, so that from the pit of the osrout of slaughter there may reqoh them only at intervals the rhalf-hear4 cry and a mnlim'iir ' as of the wind's sighing when myriads'of souls.' expire They shut out the death-cries, and arq happy, and talk', ittiyji . &mong' them. selves." A lay writer, in quoting tlui above, remarks, ." Or if::their heartq are moved 'vith pity; :dnd they meet together to propare, lint and clothidd for the suffer...

Publication Title: Mercury
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COLLINGWOOD, FEBRUARY 18TH. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 19 February 1876

COLLINGWOOD, Feannuar.18r, . Before, Messrs. Morgan ! (mayor), Wood, and Walkor.:,l I .1: Williamn' G. Downie iwas charged with threatening. to take the life of. his brother •James Downie. . Defendant was ordered to entor into recognizance to keep the peaco towards his brother for a period of three months. , , Henry Wilson, Mary Shaw, and DMary Hurst were charged with being. drunk and disorderly. Wilson was discharged; Shaw was fined 2s Gd, and Hunt 5s. Charles Bradley and Edward Foley wore each fined . 2s Gd, with the alternative of twenty-four hours; for bathing in the Morri Crook at,hilf-past four o'clock in the after noon, contrary to the provisions of the by-laws,

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CHAPTER XXXV. [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 19 February 1876

CHAPTER XXXV. "BY the way, Layton, inquired Peroy, after'thie extempoire partnership with 'Barnes, 'referred to in the last chapter, had been concluded, "when do you mean to leave this town of little-ease ? " "I would turn my, back on it at sun rise to-morrow," Frank answered very quickly, "if I could; 'I cannot guide my own movemeiits." I had a letter from my mother 'a week 'or two ago, which ought to have reached me earlier, asking me to meet a certain cousin of mine who was just on the point, when my mother wroteof leaving England for Melbourne." " When is their ship expected do you suppose? or, rather, when was it' ex pected to reach Melbourne ?" While Frank was referring to the letter, which he took from his pocket honk, to refresh his memory. in this and other particulars, a temporary lull in the gabble of voices around, brought to his ears a few words spoken by arough coated individual near, and caused him to look up. "Well, I come out in the 'Alligator,' mate ; and an old ro...

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GENERAL NEWS: [Newspaper Article] — Mercury — 19 February 1876

GENERAL NEWS: At a swimming match at Adelaide the Melbourne champion, Molndoo was beaten by lioore his opponent. On the result of the elections being an nounced on Tuesday evening next, the number of votes recorded to eaoh candi. date will be posted outside this oiloo. Mr. Thomas Sobey hlis been eoleted a member of the Jika .Shire Council in the room of Michael Emery, resigned. The railway to Stawoll was opened on on 'T'uesday last. Nearly 2000 persons assembled to witness the starting of the first train. The guard's van caught fire, but the flames wore extinguishod before any injury was done. The line appears to be in excellent order. Mr. Gaunson hold a mooting. on Tuesday night at the DBolvidoro hotel. Thoire'waa a good attendance, bnt a considerable force of the larrikin element, A great amount of chaff was indulged in, and the candidate was askod if he were not in the interests of the Government, endeavoring to split the votes of the party. He denied this. The chairman declared ...

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