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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
'ublicatons. Tr ]E "ADVERTISER." CIRCULATING IN IIOTIIAM, WEST MELBOURNE, ]3RUNSWICK, COBURG, IEIDELBERG, ELTHA.I, CAMPBELLFIELD,. PRESTON, MORANG, &c., &c. Published every Week. This Journal contains the full REPORT OF LOCAL COUNCIL MEETINGS, PoLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS, CORRESPONDENCE, &0. A POPULAR STORY Will be given each week, besides other Useful and Interesting iMatter. The price of the paper is Is. per quarter or 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 office trot later than Wednesday, at twelve o'clock. ADVERTISEMENTS. Per inch ... .. .. 38. Standing notices, as per agreement. TERMS-CAsII. Advertisements received for each issue up to one o'clock on the day previous to publi. cation. Each advertisement should tear upon the manuscript the number of insertions required. When no instructions are sent in ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
'-Manc oibtices. HI ATIONA BANK -OF, 'AUSTRA 7`4'1 '7A " LASIA. l'Hothani Branch- ' .,LIZABETHl STREET . Interest allowed on Fixed Deposits: 5'per ceit. per annum for 12 months.' 4 ' " for 0 months. Billa discounted at current rates. Drafts issued on brnuches and agencies in the colonies and United Kingdom. E.W. L1GHTFOOT, SManager. ENGLISI, SCOTTISH AUSTRA.IAN CHARTERED BANK QUEENSBERRY and LEVESON STREETS, H:- HOTHAM. This Bank is open for General Banking Business,'the keeping of Current Accounts, the Granting of Cash Credits, the reoeipt of Money or Dpobsits on Demand and' for Fixed Periods: For six months, 4 per cent, for twelve months, 5 per cent. The Discount of Local Bills, the Negotia tion of Bills of Exchange in 'England, the Australian Colonies, and other parts of the world. ' " Drafts issued on England, Ireland, Soot. land and San Francisco at Current Rates. WILLIAM CLARKE, M -anagbi. FIHE-COMMERCIAL BANK OF AUSTRA J. ,. :,. : LIA,: LIUITED, I . AN AGENCY of this .bank ha...
BRUNSWICK COURT. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12TH 1874. (Before Messrs Strutt, P.M., Breeze, Staley and Fleming.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
BRUNSWICK COURT. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12TH 1874. (Before Messrs Strutt, P.M., Breeze, Staley and Fleming.) OBSCENE LANGUAGE.-John Durant v, Denis Callaghan. Complainant had been engaged putting up a dividing fence, when he got into a dispute with defendant; who is the owner of a bad temper and a worse tongue. Fined 5s., with 18s. costs, or forty-eight hours' imprisonment. DErOSITING NIOGITSOIL. - Michael O'Shea and John Wiley were charged with depositing nightsoil in the borough without a licence. The case was clearly proved against them by a man named Casey, who was employed by them in covering the same, and who had given the information first, and claimed his expences afterwards for attending as a witness in the prosecution. .They were each fined tsn., with 6s. Gd. costs, or fourteen days' imp risoniment. LAtcE.cY.--Thomas Jones was charged with illegally retaining a pipe, the pro perty of a man named Mitchell, who had lost the same some time back. Jones admitted that the pipe was fo...
THE RESERVE IN VICTORIA STREET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
THE RESERVE IN VICTORIA STREET. We understand that since the depu tation waited on the Minister of Lands on the subject of granting the reserve in Victoria street for a site for a Whole sale Vegetable Market, Mr. Munro, M.L.A., has obtained a promise from Mr. Casey, the Minister of Lands, that a crown grant will be issued without further delay to the City Corporation for the land. We may expect, there fore, shortly to witness active operations commenced to transfer the Eastern Market to West Melbourne. The ad vantage that a district derives from the existence of a local paper is thus strikingly illustrated. It was in the columns of the "Advertiser" that this question was first mooted, and by keep ing the subject constantly before the citizens, showing the many advantages to be gained, and exposing the various attempts made by interested persons to defeat the objects of those in favor of the removal-a healthy public opinion was created, and the end accomplished. We congratulate the r...
LYGON STREET EXTENSION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 21 August 1874
LYGON STREET EXTENSION. The contract for kerbing and channell- ing Lygon street to the Brunswick boundary has been entered into, and con- sidering the very limited means which Councillor Richardson has had at his command, he has deserved well of his constituents for his consistent efforts for the formation of this necessary work. But while the ratepayers are content to accept the Lygon street extension as an instalment, it must be understood that all the parallel streets have a still greater need of improvement than even Lygon street. The arguments in favor of Drum- mond street extension for instance are far stronger than those for Lygon street, and need not be recapitulated. The new member for Victoria Ward may desire to distinguish himself, and if so, perhaps he will try to effect as great an improvement for Drummond street as Councillor Rich- ardson has succeeded in doing for Lygon street.
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 1874. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAYLAGltust "siY, 1s74.. ! J. EAT hXI' 1IET. Coauiill?rci Vall's' motion iu'n the City Coincil last week;' fr a cubference with tl4obutchers,.with a' view' to adjust the diffpreces between' them in re i[eatt MIaIket,_comes a great deal too late to be 6f.any service. While the Council thouight they, had theu.upper hand -and, could dictate terms, any suggestion of a compromise was rddiculed, but now that the/position is changed, and they begin to understand that the meat salesmen cani do without them, a great change is perceptible in their demeanor. The city authorities have found out by this time what a miserable messa they have made of the whole matter.
Original Poetry. THE PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
Original Poetry. TIE PROMISE. Alr--" The roeo tree in full beariig.". IIo promia'd that he'd meet me, But that promise he has broko; Oh I how could he deceive me, Was his promise but a joke. Ile said beneath you oak tree That spread o'er the Dodder stream; I'll moot you, sweet gra maoree, Era the moon sheds her bright beam. Yet hero have 1 been waiting, Full of anguish and despatr; The moon is now fast waning, And cold la the midnight air. But hark I I hear his sweet veo: a Calling me his colleen ann ; At that my heart doth rejoioe, 'Noath the oak at early dawn. lie comes, I coo him climbing, Yonder hill that is so high The village bells ate chiming, The thrush is warbling alone by. Hero comes, hero comes my own love; Now it fille my heart with joy, To meet my dear in yon arove. There I'll meet my Irish boy. Oh I a crnd mnillo failthe, There I'll give sweet ashoro machroo; For his love and feelty To green Erin and to me. And hero beneath the oak tree, WVe'll pledge all our vows agai...
CENTRAL PASSENGER RAILWAY TERMINUS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
!CENTRAL PASSENGER RAIL : WAY TERMINUS. We are informed that a determined effort on the part of the members inter. ested in securing the present gaol site for tho purpose of a central passenger terminus will be made in thie ouse as sodn as possible after the Treasurer has made his financial statement. The Outer Circle lRailway League might be invited to ?ssist in' promoting this thoroughly useful work. Considerable interest will be felt in learning the Minister of Railway's inteutions on this subject.
Police. HOTHAM COURT. MONDAY, 24TH AUGUST. (Before Dr. Lloyd, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
Police. HOTHAM COURT. MoNDAY, 24rT AUGousT. (Before Dr. Lloyd, J.P.) DRUNKS.-James Buchanan, after a ca rouse, looked rather seedy, but was sent about his business, as he had not been be fore the Hotham bench heretofore. A QUESTIONAULE Ir.so.-WVm. Rohan, as the hero of a drunken row, was charged with insulting behavior in a public place, whereby a breach of the peace might have occurred. He hang his head in a sheepish manner when he re coived the information that he had been fined 5s., or in default 24 honrs'imprison ment. TUESDAY, 25TH AUGUST. (Before Dr. Lloyd, and Messrs. Carroll, and King, J.P.'s) Aie AMInBLE PAnENT.- Richard Ro berts was brought up on warrant, charged with deserting his children, and leaving them without the means of support. Re manded till 31st inst. WEDNESDiT, 26TH AunuST. (Before J. King, J.P.) Dau?.--lRobort Johnston, a devotee of Bacchus, was charged with drunkenness, but discharged with a caution, it being his first appearance on the police record. THURSD...
IMPROVEMENT OF HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
IMIPROVEMENT OF JOTHLAMI. On Monday evening Councillor Clarke moved thatteonders be called for the fol lowing' works in various parts of the borough. By. the transfer of the cheque for £1,000 from the borough fund to the loan fund, the latter account hoa been placed in 'funids to. tho exteit of £1,307 1]S. 2d., ihnd the first use made of-the transfer by: the majority in the Conicil was to 'call for tenders for improsving those streets upon which no portion of the loan fund had been :expendcdt;[ The following is the -liq - That the following. worldstcioJ es'-: ried out fr6m the Loan Fund, one half the cost of laying down- tarred pavement to be borne by-. owners. of propcrty fronting the footopaths pa~ved, vi..:-Thie' east side= of Caple -street, the whole, width to bo; laid cdown with tarred pavement cost, £100. Bedford street,, the whole, width on east side, ,from the junction;:of Caplo street to Elizabeth, street, to' beho. laid dowvn with tarred pavement; cost, £30..' Ardeh 'stree...
THE CHANGE IN THE SITUATION [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
THE CIIANG1, IN TILE SITUA TION Sir-Tlhero is now a majority in the Hotham Council wisely insisting upon a uniformity of practico, and the application of the same law and charge to all alike, in the matter of pavement. The illegal amnondmenut of Councillor White which was wrongly ruled in order despite Councillor Laurens' protestations to the contrary, and which was to have settled the question at once and for over,is now, by order of the Council, in pursuance of legal advice, expunged front the minuteo book, which is thus relieved fromn the anomaly of containing two resolutions allirming two ssaentially opposite prin cipls, the first of which had never been rescinded. The situation is thus thoroughly changed and the unjust and partialrosolution, that because pvcemnoent had bootn laid down out of a loan, half of the cost was not to be asked from owners notwithstanding the fact that over £400 had already beent paid by several owners for pavement done out of the same loan, is now oxti...
THE BRUNSWICK LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
THiE IBRUNSICK LOAN. The action, taken. by the Brunswick Council 'o?d Vednesday last may lead to some ill-feeling if persisted in. View ing it in a dispassionate light, we can hardly blame the Council for passing the confirmation order, because had not this course beenboidopted, the wh6ol question of the loan would be postponed for an indefinite period. There will, however, be ample timeafforded the Couiidil to con sider its position. If the Local Govern ment Dill passes, it will -supersede the necessity of borrowing under the pro visions of the present act, for the simple reasotn.that the present act will have ceased to exist: 'Instead of maintaining an antagonistic, position to the rate payers thero' should be 'spirit of com promise evinced. 11\e are quite sure the ratepayers are only, animated with. an- honest desire for the prosperity of the borough; and in the course they have pursued, they consider they aire carrying out this idea. , No doubt a loan is: ab solutely necessary, ...
BRICKMAKERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
BiICKMAr IERS ASSO L ATlO ... A meeting of the Brickmakes' Union was held at the Oddfellows' Hall, on Tuesday last.' The busincss'was, for the most-part, of, a routine character. One micmber wias admitted. It was 'an nounced tlhat :£3.1:'had been collected ifi Brunswick :todwardsh tho: iurchase of the banner, and' £20 were promised. .:It was anreeil that'a tea meeting, ronter. taminmeit, 'hd ball should be given early in S t 'tibole,, the" proceeds of which would be, devoted to the bahner fund. :T'he association 'was declared to lio in a..moat Ilourishing. condition;' and the nmoeibers perfectly united on the priuciples of .the organisation. The benefits of the eight hours' system will be very soon felt as the summer ,onllths are apprioachinig. The members will boable to enjoy themselves in az rational mianuer instead of, mas hitherto toiling the best: years of their man: hood away for a inisdrable pittance.
Letters to the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
Letters to the Editor. " lThe Editor does not identify himself with the opinion of eorrespondents, nor undertake to return or hold himself responsible for the safetly of any communication. C" Correspolndence and paragraphs of local interest kunlly furnished by readers should be written onl one side of the paper only, andul be forwarded as early in the week as possible ; addressed to the " Editor." it3rd' lletters must be acconmpanied by the real unae and address of the writer-not for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. SCorrespondents would oblige us, and save themselves disaplpointment and annoyance, by sending in their contributions before Thursday.
[?]OT[?]AM POST OFFICE. TIME OF CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
7.10 m.i , 21q pmin. : 10 8.30 a.m.; 1 p.m;. ?5 p.m. Money orders are issued at this office, and the usual fauilties are afforded to depositors in the Saving ',Baak.? ,.. S ... oALTTON P OSOFFICE AND SAVINGS' BANK. Mails are despatched from this office at 6.40 a.m.,arriving at Melbourne at 7.44 a.m 9.55 s.m: - 10.54 a.m 2.30 p.m.. Y i;;. n,,:. 1.20 p.m 3.40 p.m. - , 4p.m. 4.40-p..-' . ?"I "5;'44-p:m."' Money ordersare-isuedi'at thi'office, and he usual facilities are afforded to depositors f the Savings" Baiik:.i 1 .7 i I :
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER" [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
AGENTS IFOR THRE "ADYVERTISER " Hotham: Mr. E. Lyons, 2:2'Qo6ehberry at. Caritoit? F.r. Caaodor G0 Elizablioth itreet, Mr. Gregory, Lygn street? "' . . Uruonwiok: Mr sEkeeall yHey roadj Cobur . A '.Uaurnham,.Sydneyroad...--?- Collingwood: Mra . Motullin, lot Gertrude street. East Colliagwood-:4Mr. W. T. Capper,-I30 Wellington street. Fitzrojf:;Mrs. Woodruff, 'Brunowicklstreet Eltham: Mj Abarew , Heidelberg and hAphiobgto s Mr O Keefei
THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
TH?E LOC.AL GOVEIRNMENT B ILI. The opinions of the reprcsentatives of the electoral districts through which the Advertiser circulates are very soldom known on questions of public importance. This arises in a great measure from the inability of the daily press to give all speakers in extesso. Iliansord, however, contains the full text of each speaker's deliverances, and with the view of placing our readers eli rapport with the opinions of their, representatives, we will in future extract from the parliamentary official record their speeches. Tle first on the list is Mr. Munro, who spoke on the second rending of the Local Govern ment llill, tho debate on which took place on August 20th:- MIr. Mlunro said-I intend to support the second reading. With regard to tlh subject of plurality of votes I may mentlon that under the existing law, aratepayer in boroughs, if rated sutlicTontly, may have 3 voter, and a ratepayer in shires may have 4 voter. Under the Bill, no rati payer in nny iunicip...
Local Melange. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
Local Melange: There was'a ,very largo :attendance at the Carlton handball court on Saturday, and I several matches were: contested throughout the day.' Messrs: Dicker and Ireland and.Messrs. M'Lean and Leahy first entered.the alley to contest a 'match of Iiye;games.:, 'The latter gefit]emen won threr gamcaito their. opponents' two. :rin the toextevent.,ýessros. Curtain, .IL.A.; and Parker playedn against Messrs..Cntum merford and jthearl. This' was un doubecdly thef oat moeh of thb :day. It was sd oJosolycontosted thlit both :sides' agreed to a draw. 'Messrs. ,Mason, Mf.L.A. and Reade.next competed with Messrs, Iealyr and O'Meara, . d mat6h of- three games, which was swon by Messrs. Reade and Mason, Messrs: Healy and O'Meara winning only one game. . A deputation from the inhlabitanits o Coburg waitodiupon the Minister of??tail: ways and Roads to protest against the Co burg:ltoad.Board being attached to.-the Shiro of Broadmeadows, as they prdforred being annexed toJikai Shire. Mir. ...
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, AUGUST 24TH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1874
, sBorough; Councils. 110'TIIAM COUNCIL. MloNDAY, AUoUST 2trit. ' Sl'resent--Iis Vorship the Mayor. (in the, chair,) and Councillors Clarke, Cook, Laurens, Paton, Tihomas, White, Carroll and Rtyan. Councillor Carroll signed the declara lion, and toole his seat on ro-election. COOI'IiMATIO?0No' TIIE MIIu'rLTES. P?ovioo.s to thle onfirmntiozn or the minutes, Councillor Thomas rose to a point of order, and took exception to their general accuracy. It appeared after the Council had adjourned, there was a : mooting -of several muembers, who induced the Town Clerk to restune ohis seat at the table, and pro coeded with fresh business which had not been placed on tle notice paper for the information of the whole Council, but which now appeared' on the miniutok as ordinary business. Under thoso cireulmn stances lie objected to the mlinutes being conlirmosd, and referred tol the 125th and 12llth section of the Ilorosuhi Statute, at bearing upon ia ease lilke tlls. 'IThe Mlayor stated, before ...