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SUNSTROKE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 December 1894
BUNSTROKI The alariuIng niumiber of i he reporte as froe sunstroke at every I sled pert makes it imlporltant to uniderstali the cas of these deliths'and thle means of vreven g them, To explain it intelligentl boul impjossible here, as it is a ismstie r re quires considcrable going into, bu _'will mention a few factsthat may provit nter esting. Now, in the case of death from sunstroke, one of four things must be the immediate cause of it :-The pores o:, the kin are closed so as to stop perspiratio'; or the supply of drink is not sofficient ? support the repuisite perspiration; or the vital powers are exhausted, so as not to be able to carry on the process of perspiration .to the extent necessary to keep down the internal temperature; or the temperature is suddenly brought below 96deg. by cold drinks, In either of these contingencies the internal temperature rises to 102deg. or 104deg., or sinks below 96deg., and we are gone at once,
TWO LONG-FELT WANTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 21 December 1894
TWO LONG-FELT WANTS. Jinks : " ly George! I've struck it. Pll he rich in five years." Winks : "What at?' " Going to start an intelligence office." " lHuh ! Nothing new aboit that." "Wait till you see me. 'll have a. regular line of cabs, and send 'em round every morning to all my customers." "What for?"' " To leave a fresh girl and take yester dlay's girl away. Just think of it! For thie mistresses, a new girl every mornoing ; for the girls .a new place every day. There's millions in it."'--Puck? All men are not homeless, but some men are home less than others. There is many a dynami:er who is afraid to give his mother-in-lrw a blow ing up. " Pat, Pat, you should rPever hit a man when he is down I" Pat: "What did I work so hard to get him down for '
OLD AB AND THE PREACHER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
OLD AB AND THE-PREACHER. Last fall they held a protracted meeting at the Coon Run 'meetin' house,' and the result was a great spiritual awakening. Old Ab Packer was the only man who, in the language of Deacon Buster, 'remained cold an' unconsarned erbout his soul's welfare' Finally the preacher went to see old Ab personally. 'Brother Packer, he said, 'hare you. ever thought seriously of this matter of religion V' 'Wall, I can't say but Pve thought of it right smart fast and last. 'Then why, brother, don't you repent, and forgiveness will follow ? I'll be allright then, wil Iv 'Yes' 'And can go right on jest as Ihev and` it won't be counted 7 'Oh, no. You must repent and reform Leave off all your bad habits, and lead r different life' ' Ub, nuh. That's jest what I wv erfeered ar. I'd like ter jine yer parson, andgo erong er .he rest, but it ad b: a lettle grain too straining on me I reckon. i don't mind therrepenting, but ther tth er part sicks me, fer rye calkilated on doiuger hean ...
MY OTHER CHINEE COOK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
31Y OTHE: CHINEE COOK. Yes, Igot. another Johnny,but he w to nulmber onle As a satire to Jlypernian, as a rs . light to the sun, He was lazy, he was cheeky, he dirty, he was sly, But lie had a single virtue, and name was rabbit pie. Now, those who say the bush is d are not so far astray, For the neutral tints of station are anything but gay, But with all its uneventfulness I emnly deny That the bush is unendurable alo with rabbit pie. We had fLxedoneday to sack him,aa agreed to moot the point -When he brought along our regale of cindered joint, But instead of cindered joint we s and smelt, my wife and I, Such a lovely, such a beautiful, such a rabbit pie ! There was quite a new expression on his lemon-colored face, And the unexpected- odour brought .him temporry grace, e time till by-and-bye, . And we quietly said nothing sa the one word rabbit pie. For a week the thing continued,rabbli pie from day to day, Though where he got the rabbits hf he would ne'er vouchsafe to say, But we n...
[?]EACH OF PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
)EACH OF PROMISE. .een Elizabeth had lived in on, ie wouid probably have been re -dlyproceeded against forbreadch o ise of marriage; and, very likely, er,the Duke of Anjou, and several sparks, would have recovered heavy ges against the heartless lin, sucr, as is fully proved by a late olume of the Historical Manuscripts ommission, she certainly was. It is ou . record that she sent to Anjou, not only her portrait, but also one of her garters; she called him "herfrog"and"hermon key, and, in writing, "her dearest" She told him, also in writing " there has not been a single blot on my affection for yoyou," and she insinuated that for two long years she had been engaged in re conciling "her English " to her marriage Finally, when he was in the Low, Coun tries, she wrote to him in so many words that ifonly be would return to England she would marry him. Yet nothing is dearer than that, from first to last, she never intended to marry any one. 'This idea ofan imaginary breach of promise act...
READ HERE YOUR CHRACTER [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
READ HERE YOUR CHRACTER An old astrologer who professed to know all about it gives the character of a girl according to the month she was born in as follows: If a girl is born in January she will be a prudent housewife, given to mnetn choly, but good-tempered and fond i, fine dothes. If in February, an affectionate wife Ser mother, and devoted to dress - Ios catterbox. somew t given to quarrelling, and a connoisseurin gowns and bonnets. If in April, inconstant, not very inter ligent, but likely to be good-looking ardl studious of fashion plates. If in May, handsome, amiable, and given to style in dress. If in June, impetuous, will marry early, be frivolous, and wear dressy cothes. -? in July, pcssiblybandsome,but rrit' -wsth'-y temper, and a penchant for ga) attire. If in August, amiable and practical, likely to marry rich and to dress strik ingly. If in September, discreet, affable much liked, and a fashionable dresser. If in October, pretty and coquettish, and devoted to attractiv...
ALL THE DIFFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
ALL THE DIFFERENCE. A countryman walked into the office of a lawyer one day, and began~-is ap plication " Sir, I have come to get your advice in a case that is giving mesometrouble? "Well, what is the matter ?' "Suppose now," said the client, "that a man had a spring of water on his land, and his neighbour living below should build a dam across the stream running through both farms, and it was to back the water upinto the other man's spring, what ought to be done ?' "Sue him, sir; sue him, by all means,' said the lawyer, who always became ei cited in proportion to the grievance of his client. "You can recover heavy da mages, sir, and the law will make him pay well for It. Just give me the case, and I'l extract the money from him- "But, stop," cried the terrified appli. cant for legal advice ; "it is I who have built the dam, and it's my neighbour -Jones who owns the spring; and he threatens to sue me." The keen lawyer hesitated a momen' before he tacked his ship. and went on "Ah ! w...
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. TO NEW SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND, QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA, WEST. AUSTRALIA, FIJI, NEW HEBRID[?]S AND BRITISH NEW GUINEA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
INT.RCO.iONi AL.F AT~ES. To NEw Sotric WALxs, N1Ew ZiEAAiD, QUENesrLADI SouTU AUSTP.Aorr TAsssas t, WErST. AUSTRALIA, . N. .. . : n u "- ? .. AND- Bmisis E;v Guisoa. Litrr-s-, ter . ounce or .under 2 Lx"TER CARDS to N. S. Wale S. Australia, Queensland, Tas-, mania, W. Australia ... To New Zealand and Fiji =' Boos.--Per four o-anesorunde / (up to threewbs)... N EWSPAPERS ... REGISTRATION TEE... ... BULK parcels of newspapers,post-:° ý ed by a registered newspaper publisher or newsvendor, per ' lb or fraction thereof ... --0--" PARCEL PosT.-To S. Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, Tasmania, and W. Australia only.-Per lb or' under 0 8 Each additional lb, or under (up to 11 lbAs ... 0 6 COMMERcIAL PAPERS AND PRIN TED PAPERs.-Per every two ounces or under (up to 41bs) 0 1 (Items see Victoria) PATTERNS, samples, paclets of merchandise, &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to 1lb) 0 1
A Big Flare Up. MESSRS. FALLSHAW BROTHERS PREMISES RAZED TO THE GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
A Big Flare Up. .?SSIIS. FAL,LSEAW IIROTtIERS PRtEISES LIAZED TO TtiE GRIOUND. 'iThe gr'eatr portion of Fallshaw IBrothers premises were burnt to the ground yesterday about an ihour before noon. The fire is supposed to have originated at the bieck but at present it is a myvtevy. The firm estimates the loss at about, £tLO0O aul held insurance to .aout 35oo00 so that the Brothers will sustain, a heavy loss. The local branch of the fire bricade service under superintendent Lougihridge was quickly on the sceue and attacked the enemy vigorously. Very shortly after, Mr, Stein arrived with s amall army of tire fighters and appliances: It was quickly apparent that the building in which the fire was located was past saving add'all efforts were devoted to protecting the adjacent properties. Three cottages in Harris Street were severely burnt, the occupauts removing their belongings with more haste than care, many willing hands helping in their remoral and, we are sorry to say, destrue tion, n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
BILL O PE Bill of Exchange and Where the namount or value of the ..moliey for which it bill or note is drawn exceeds '£10,000, then for every £50 of the amount or value, and :also for any fractional pert . of £50 of such amount or value .. 0 .1 0 Bill of exchange payable on demand charge able with same duty as a promissory note for same amount. (Embossed stamps must be used,which may be obtained at all Post Offices.) ExErPIONB.s. 1. Draft or order drawn by any banker in Victoria upon any other banker in Victoria not payable to bearer or to order, and used solely for the purpose of settling or clearing any account between such bankers. 2. Letter written by a banker in Victoria to any ether banker in Victoria directingthe payment of any suin of money, the same not being payable to bearer or to order, and such letter not being sent or delivered to the person to whom payment is to be made or to any person on his beh.lf. 3. Letter of credit granted in Victoria authorising drafts to be dr...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
RATES TO THiE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. s. d. LrrmsR.--Ench j ounce or under 0 21 POST CARDS ... 0;1* .REPLY PST CARDS 0.3 NEwsPAPERs ... ... 0 1 COaMMERCIAL PApERS.-4 ounces or under... O" 2j Over 4 ounces, but not. ver 6 ounces .." 03. Every additional two ounces or under (up to 4lbs) .... 01. PanRrEViPAfPERs(othier than news papers).--Per every twoounces or under (up to 41bs) ... 1I PATTERxS and samples.Per every two ounces or under (up to I1b) .. ! REGISTRATIOI 1FEE " ... 0 Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered article ... 0 2} PARCELS PosT, wholly by sea.- - Each parcel of 2lbs or under 1 6 Each additional lb or under(up to lllbs).. . .... 0 9 LATE LETTrrEn must bear full postage and late fee stamp of 2d. extra, and may be posted at any time not exceed ing a quarter of an hour after mail closes; at Melbourne General Post Office, any country Post Office, R-aii way. travelling Post Office ;handed to the mail guards, posted in bag at Spencer-street, for Sydney Li...
THE EXILE'S FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
-THE ZEX!LE'S AREWELL. e -Exile turned and glanced behind Where, dear to his regretful sight, is native mountains, half-defined, ",Were fading in the shades of night. eyes were dim with co.ning tears, tis voice was husky, weak, and low; lis deep emotion seemed to show n yearning for the home of years. gazed his last and earnest gaze, \V':h.dim,,though spirit-seeing eyes, to the swiftly-gathering haze. ' Farewell, my native-land--faren ell I yv hills are fiding from my sight. M1y sbul, like thy eternal shore, So loved, and so endeared of yore, eems sinking in the" shades of night. " Land of my 'sires, so cherished till Dark Fate, my all-relentless foe, 'he grim opponent of my will, Steraly,decrees that I must go. "Farewell ! May other bosoms glow For thee! On foreign billows tossed, In foreign lands, despised and lost, No more thy blessings shall I know. " Farewell ! An Exile's scalding tears Shall fall for thee in other climes In other dimes and other years.
THE MUSIC WAS IN ENGLISH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
THE MUSIC WAS IN ENGLISH. . --- A short time ago an old lady was given a ticket for the Rcyal Italian Opera. She went, and on the following day she met a friend who asked her how she enjoyed the performance, to which she replied: " Well, I was rather disappointed." " How was that ?" " Why, I couldn't understand- .a word. It was all in Italian. But the music was in English. " I never have any-luck," -"You are fortunate. I have plenty and it's all bad."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
SACRIFICE OB WINTER' STOCK. THE GREATEST AND CHEAPEST SALE OF THE SEASON NOW ANNOUNCED. ON SATURDAY, JUNE 30 FITZIE RALD BROTHERS HAVE COMMENCED A GIGANTIC REALISATION SALE OF Winter Drapery, Clothihg, Carpets, &c., AT THEIR FAMOUS CASH DRAPERT WAREHOUSES, ERROL STREET NORTH MELBOURNE, AND --ZARAT. The Bargains are Unpalerled ! The Prices the Lowest in Victoria. £45,000, and being ? determined not to carry over Goods from ore Season to another, we have carefully gone through the different departments and REDUCED EVERY LINE to prices that must create Intense excitement amongst people who study economy, and pay ready money. The Goods are all , Freshh and Clean. \ Io Olidlines! Io Bankriptnbbish! 'In the rlimited space of a month, £15,000 worth of Seasonable Goods must be turned into hard Cash. To effect this apparently difficult task, ordinary sale prices are quite ig nored, and every article ruthlessly re diuced in price, with only one object n view--A TOTAL CLEARANCE. The Pu...
YOUNG LADY'S COSTUME, CONSISTING OF ETON JACKET AND DRAPED SKIRT. (See Illustration.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
YOUNGt LADY'S COSTUME, CONSISHNG OF ETON JACKET AND DRAPED SKIRT. (See.Il istration.) The jaeketjust extends below the waist to cover the belt, and having centrp and side-back, shoulder and underarm seams, is semi-fitted in front with single darts. The fronts are trimmed withjrevers, joined to.a deep, round collar, that surrounds the the neck and back. Tae sleeves are full leg-o'-mutton shape. A tull blouse with deep belt is worn with the jacket. In front the skirt has a plain foundation, faced deeply with material, and coveredin greater part with the drapery, which being plain at the right side, is drawn up at the left, forming a box pleat and a small number of up turning pleats made into the short hip seam, and which are finished with- a bow. The 'ck has its fulne-s gathered. To make jacket ofmaterial, 42 inches wide for a young lady of 12 years it 'il reoure. e 1-yya~ds- and forJ6.yearnsJ yards- The pattern isi o. _2678, .and is. cut in four sizes I- 14, 16, years, price (an size...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
News and Notes. TtIEATRE ROYAL.-- Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp " has had a sple ndid reception, and deservedly so. 'he gorgeous setting and beautiful scenery painted for the Royal Panto. has been unexcelled fc rycars past. Miss Maggie Moore in the character of Aladin acts and sings charmingly. Her appearance nightly gains her a storm of vociferous applause. Mr. Barry Roberts displays his usual versatility and extreme capa bility for burlesque, 31r. Olly Deering is likewise exellerit. 'The other ladies and gentlemen engaged in tho panto mime were all selected by Mr. George Coppin and Mr. Moore for their great qualifications for pantomime work. '"Aladdin" promises a long run. DissurnBUTIo OF PRIZEs.-The an nual distribution of prizes took place at the King street State School on Friday, December 21st. in the presence of the Board of Advice represented by Mr. Hirst (chairman) Messrs. D'Alton anc Lettry. Each class was addressed suitably by the chairman after which the prizes were han...
North Melbourne Police Court. MONDAY, DECEMBER 31. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
SNorth Melbourne Police Court. Mos-DAY, DECEMBEU " 1. Before : Messr. :Fogartyr' (chairman); Barwise. Bindon, Hughes 'ind.Wylie. NEGLECTED CHILD. Joseph Mee was -handed over to his mother with a caution. OBSCENE LANGUAGE. Henry Bell was accused of offending as above on Christmas afternoun, and was ordered to put 10s. in the poor-box. MASHALL V. 3MARSHALL. Charles Marshall was sued by his wife for maintenance. They had been married 31 years producing 14 children of iwhom 11. ,were living. The defend ant behaved in a very eccentric manner in court, and narrowly escaped impris onment for contempt of court. At the application of Mr. Daly the cteo was adjourned till Thursday, to enable Mar shall-to recover from the very evident effects of a drinking bout. Yesterday the case was proceeded with. Defendant, who in spite had thrown up a good billet on the railways, was ordered to pay 15s. per week for the support of his wife. OBSnTRUCTIG FOOTPATHS. D. Hunt, W. Barrat and V. Keating were char...
Sermon by Rev. E. Isaac. Preached on Sunday Morning, December 2nd, at West Melbourne Baptist Church. "AND HE SAID UNTO ME: MY GRACE IS SUFFICIENT FOR THEE, FOR MY STRENGTH IS MADE PERFECT IN WEAKNESS."—II. Cor. xii., 9. (Concluded). (A portion of this appeared in last issue). [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
Se n by.Rpev.. E. Isaac. Preached on Sund&zy Mforning, December 2nd, at WVest Alelbourne Baftisl Church. "AND HE SAID UNTO M1E: MY GRACE IS SUFFICIENT FOR THEE, FOR 1MY * STRENGTH IS MADE PERFECT IN WEAK NESS."-I L Cor. xii., 9. (Concluded). (A portion of this appeared in last issue) Paul would have been a poorer man without that thorn. Aye, and the church of Christ of his lay; would have lost much of gre.test value to it, had Paul been minus that thorn. He thought for a time that the cause ,t tihe gospel would have been better served, had he been relieved from his infinnity, and gone forth to teach and preach with unbroken vigour of body and mind ; his bodily pleasure strong, his speech muighty and powerful, instead of people saying about him: "'his bodily presence is weak and his speech of no ac count." But Paul lived long enough to ratify the Divine verdict that judged other wise. We thus find him sayiug : "most gladly, therefore, will I rather glory in myi infirmities th...
AN ANECDOTE OF HENRY CLAY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
AN ANECDOTE OF HENIRY CLAY. Henry Clay, one of the most popular American statesmen of his day, was travelling somewhere "out West," and put up for a night at a country tavern. "Mine host," in looking over. the register, discovered the name, "Henry Clay." There was but one" Clay." Could it be possible that he had this distin guished man under his roof? He was astonished, delighted. Next. morning, as soon as the great man appeared, the ad miring Boniface bustled forward, and making his rude bow, said, "Mr. Clay, I believe, sir 1" "That is my name," said the gentle man, in his affable tone. "Mr. Clay, the Congressman ?". "Yes, sir." " Well, sir I've heard of you, and I thought I'd just ask if you wouldn't give me and my old woman a speech before you go." Hair may be plaited and yet be golden. Man proposes; but the girl disposes. Every man has his price; but he doesn't always get it. Tne reason why the laws are so expensive, Cedric, is because they are made -mostly by lawyers. Mamma: " ...