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DISTINGUISHED STATESMEN. Richard Brinsley Sheridan. PART I. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 February 1884
DIIST[NGISIED S~TATESMEL.. Richiard Brinley Sheridin., PART I. .ii'. we l-ook back on te eighteenthl centutry, we. cannot fail to ýbe :struck siith, t lhenumerous ril of emiient oratorsand statesnmen,i-ho h lived:nd flourished during that period ' It seems as rema rtble for its orators and states= menii as the a- e of.Shakespeare rvas for its poets -and: dramatists:: Just au the age of Shakespealrer huan mind, freedfroiithe bonds lier Ageby the' wiork of Reforation and Renascence, :was conscious of; apower nver ,ffelt: before'; a ?general awaken ing of',national life thewld; reckless life thait followed'tle'.work oft.'he R formation-a;life defiant of:all, ast PIw~C d -,. inflt ene e: of-I and'sl foreigr?possessons &lt;he hmA nse rcl traditioi;, arid hmting'. all: coisentionail 0lash-wer.menaan cromb s tao bl the Ie ments itull nthe eighteth centurys .he p~roperdenient?s foirtheaproduction of jreeaiioth s ofet shortldtes liltevetr,he piwer ,land influence' of ;? Enigland ' fo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 February 1884
-:"-ICT'RIA INSURANCE'COMitAN;' ' ,Irm HIm ce, Ii.NRY flN'MILLE?.. n '£fIRG.'BIE AIiINE LIFEkindGUARANTER 0 : = -JOSEP1 C? OLLIR S.etre '.y ;. "ta.ark ..et strpet,.cll Ebo urnc. ` Ai tas:, Agent ro dtS cray _': I AQ'I rit UTUAL FIRE INSUr 'ŽANCE' COMPANY (Limited). 'mR0I15 DIVID WE! ThOSE SURED. : Principal Oftices:: Sq ?nd 86 Coniltns'treet westNifelboi: e. ,i hsGUAP.N T-er - INSUe~rA " ACCE; ? C?.:I -rM -A Prosectusses, . Initns if prorpiisal, ti?d, other information to te obtiined frotm .AL'ent for I?o itscray and 'illitinslltown. P}HE CQLONIA.L'. MTU T? LIFE -I AS!U ICE SOCIr. Y, L, MTED. M UTUAL LITP' AtbjRANCE ENDOW S86 COTn lL5,t , 'L)WEF IellBourne .r;. re teo: t ".. l. :', : enw Busrias ,,er.le. o. L'rlE.c -No . inro'L t detIs vt iell8t? . . 17tc;.E-v I ine ks athIi r oe ,Is ''eC ' 4,313 Pohld es issued, assurig 9, a8*, 'j h I .ln? t luic ?l In; tc S : o, ety nl lbo . . ",l·uur?# 1 h., ..... e ss'. .- . " T, JAQUES MARTIN,r. Poha"e a.iendto R "enesral Manb ge',. HE-' ' -IoI...
Abstract of Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 February 1884
S Abstract of Sales. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, 9'rn.-At get o'clock, hanidsome Villa: Residenec,? in Pickett Sircet, also Two Allotments of Land. "J?'d.iC r, Auctioncer. ... SATURDAY, FEll. 9th. -=ouses and Land, . arraville,- Stepheni Hyde, and Francis :'Sireets. G:. Buning; Auctioneer.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 2 February 1884
.;.A Educational. M R: S. -E N G.L'I.S lH. Of St. James' Grammar School. :Will prepare Pupils for the Matriculationi Civil Service or Pharmacy Board Examinations. Terms, 3s. 6d. per hour, or 5s. two evenings per week. Address a Cowper Street North, Footscray.. . OOTSCRAY SCHOOL OF ARTS ': ..- " "AND DESIGN. . [' ? New,.Quarterg egmencee, onJaiOrpy,4,g .ubseriptions a~ 6d. per quarter. Classes iýqet etvey Frtday 7.30 p.m - Drawin ght inall its branches. . -'L adies cla ses sepai ra. te... ".", -., " T iHE FOOTSCRAY MECHANICS' IN =I STITUTE AND FREE READING ROOM :'AND LIBRARY. EatER's SitASCRI TION -2- 6d Qu A.RF Open every evening: from' 7. till lro. Daily, Weekly, and Illustrated Papers, Scien tici,-Jounrals, and Magazines on',the ,Tables, :Thelending library contains oo2000 olumes:.' -- Literary and Debating C'lss eveiy:Mondiy. hool of Design e'very Friday. - = P. M. SAL inO, lion See HJHEATHCOTE :-( Organist'at St. John's.Churich; Fnotscray), :Town address. Beaufort? ? one , Dr-m ...
LOST & WON. A STORY OF A SISTER'S LOVE. CHAPTER II. NOT UTTERLY LOST! [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
LOST & WON.. :-A ;STORY OF A SISTER'S LOVE.: B' :V J. M. B. ' CIIAPTER Ii. .. NOT UTTERLY LOST .. N It:is not a pleasant task to'rccall the stages by which Willie had fallen into such a depth of of dishonor, as resealed in the former chapter. Yet'as a .warning for the young people of another generation, it may be said that his vanity was first aroused by the better dress and more free expenditure of'soine of his compan ions.' :These had money for costly scarves, canes, glaring studs and watch guards, for entry into places of amusement, and other sundry items which his salary, liberal as it was, could not meet, when the cost of his home was first deducted. In an evil hour he forestalled his allowance; "so as not to look mean" with his associates, and not being called to account, as so much confidencewasplaced inhim,thesumsgrew more :and larger, till, to avoid exposure, the amount ofa' cheque was retained by him. Hlis terror .at the position he was in led him to make a 'confid...
THE LOOKOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
THjE LOOKOUT; ' Look out down there, for I'm about to shoet. YANKEE PorT. The Railway Commissioners cannot be complimented on the recent general order issued that-no information is to be given to the press save only through the secretary under penalty of instant dismissal of the informant.: Most people think that as the public own the railways and pay the official they ought to be able to get a little information without filtration through the Secretary's Office, even if it should gain the proper official tone and shade. thereby. A gentleman is said to have stepped aboard a flag ship of the fleet and when asked, his name replied " never mind. I am one of the owners," and so he was as a tax payer, and I fancy that the press will be able to obtain the particulars of railway affairs for public information even if denied. by official etiquette. That new Surveyor must be looked after, or our Public Works will assume gigantic dimensions. According to a' copy of his report given in a "vill...
TO-DAY'S MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
: TO, DAY'S MATCHES: oTScR' C v v~YAiRA BEND .The : fol lowing arerequestedto heet at the''ost Office, MIelbourne,mat 'shirp.Baird, Dean, Gatland; Larritt, Scott, Enriglish (2), Langwill, Mitchell J:, iNunweek, 'anltWhite.( ' ~1p F'oTsCRAY V. COBURG.-In the gardens rescerve. Local ,Team:=- T.• Bcnnet, Cop-. plcstone (2), Fox\ White G.; Firench '(Cap.,)' Harris, Kelly, IDougall,; Pattinson and Dean.. Th ahive' team are requested to be on the ground punctually, at 2.30. :'ARRAVILLE V. VWILLIAiSTOWN. STAND ARD.-On the ground of the former. The fol lowing will represent the Yarraville:-Combcn;. Stone; Griffiths, Quinard, McDonald (a), Rodgers, Sutherland, Truman;'Andrews and Murray. MAIDSTONE V. A' "fARIYRNNONOc.-On' the ground of the latter. The following will represent the Maidstone :-H-andley, Parry, Giflhrd, Cant, Irving, Smith (2), Govan, McIsaac, Watt and Harrison. MAIDSTONE v. AI.BERTS (2nds.)-On the ground of the former. The following will represent the Maidstone :- Paterson, Ir...
MAIDSTONE v. YARRAVILLE (2nd). [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
MAIDSTONE V. YARRAVILI.E' (2nd). . This match was played last Saturday, on the ground of the latter, and resulted in a win for the Yarraville, who scored 95. to their op-' ponents 26. Henderson 25 and McDonald 25; batted best for Yarraville, none of -the Maid stone mnaking double figures.. In the bowling Sutherland got 5 wickets fo,3. runs and Boyd 5 for 14 for the Varraville. The following are thle scores S -VARRtAVILLL ' " Sutherland, b lMcijac ' ;, 4 Coucben, b Mclsaac i .. s; - '.. o iBroni, b Govan . McD)onald J. b Watt 25. Stone, rut out . c.Mahon, , Wait - orby,.not out..: ,-' -. - -' .-' ' ,*McIDonatld,b Cant :.-:::'- ... ''... ',. o"', Ca,-'ot.bo" d SAIDSTONE,.-- '1."^',», |'. Handlet, b ioid .. o o Ha-rvnn, b Sutherland McLeod, not out o-.: *- .. '' " ".'... - O, „" Giffalrdib Sutherland' ' ...' :.'. 7 ' Wal, b Boydi . ; .- . . ' ; Fitzgeroald, b Bo ad -' '-. ., . o Govan, btiuth drland". : .." ' *.. . ".o' S ti t itb Suitheiland .- :... ... - o :
FOOTSCRAY v. MELBOURNE (2nds). [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
FouTSCRAY v.. MELBOURNE (2nids). The second elevens met on Saturday, on the ground of the former The visitors winning the toss elected .to bat. - Copplestone and Kelly started the bowling. The furmne trundled in fine style, and five wickets were down for 25, when Tinbury and Glancy got together, and quickly piled on runs. With Neilson's aid the score was taken to 75, when thlie innings closed. The Footscray could make no headway against.Nut's bowling, and were all out for 36. The following are the complete scores: MEtL tOURNE. MtcKcnbc, b Copplston' . .. Murphy, Ibw, b Copplestonc, . . \ Nutt, I Copplesto . " : 7' C;Locny, st Cupplestoe, b Copplcstone.... x3" Rohcrt,.n, c Coppkiot, b Lopplctone'. 3 :'" ' iis lobur, t n ot ".. '.. .. - K er, b CopplCston Notteno BeHtnnett - 2 tandrtoo 6l. A .... 'f .."-OO.S.CkAy.'_^-': Dean, cand ib' Robertson'.'.' : -;. ' C. Copftstonc; b Nutt'ti'. Kelly, Pobtano ; i . H. Coppistlone b Nutt...:;,: '.1% " '' rrtitn, b Nut on......:';..-,. .:' . B -.L...
The Independent "ONWARD AND UPWARD." FOOTSCRAY, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1884 Religion in State Schools. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
"ONWARD AND UPWARD." Foo'rscRAY, SATURDAY, IFEInRUARY 9, 18S4 Religion in State Schools. 'I?i .information :tlhat the, Protestant clergymen of the borough. haid unifed t?o"tftake" adv;antiage .of." the Yegfilliti6io under the Governor-in-Council and impart religious instruction to the pupils attending our State. schools reached.us too late last.week to permit our doing more than merely recording the :fact. The .action, hoeveer, is' deserving of morc thain a ,mere passing inotice, an'd, ai it .shows., a charitable? spirit of conciliation anid mutual conces-; sion; we purposedealing ivith it in detail,, so that our readers may not be led 'stray? byany false or,stuiiidcryof the Act being in danger:: Indeed, to our mind;,the present system of free, secular an'd com pulsory education wasnever so secure'as it is at this -moment, whatever .may be asserted to the contrary..:.Ve. take it that the present movement, here and iri other' localities, by the cleigy to' vail! themselves' of the reg...
Quite Proper. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
Quite Proper. We must commend the action of the magistrates on Monday last in clearing the Court of all listeners during the hearing of the shocking case brought before them, and 'in disappointing the hbst of prurient scandal-lovers which, thronged the outside of the Court,-to the dssgra, of. the. population of the district. .ifany : f ]ho rould-be audience of such cases ar' y'9qw.g people, who should feel ashamed--i any shame has awakened in their con stitutibn-to wait to gloat over :!:c miserable details of human depravity, and it beconis more apparlnt every day that if any 'stand is..to be made against the spread of immorality,in the public mind and action, a start must be.made by tile press rigidly excluding all loathsome details, the publication of which cannot do any good and does most certainly degrade the tone of society to a vast extent. A recent divorce case in Sydney, the evidence in which was denied publication by the Court, was legrrdiphed here to the Herald and, we are...
FOOTSCRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
., . FOOTSCRAY. .': .., En'ishS., c 'H. Irwn, Peel . I i Encglieh F.,candb M.'Irwin " ,"; 22 White, Peel .. o D o s n. , b H. Irwin I. S .ean, b M. Irwin ' ., . : ] . 6 8 Bard, b M. Irwin 8 Nunweek, c and b M. lrin o Gatland,not out ' .., ..; . .5 Larrlitt, not out . . . - . Sandries, ' Total for 7 wicketi,
MUNICIPAL. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
MtnIrCIPrAL.-Mr.' Barr has finished his examidation :of the Borough .,accounts;, a? between the di parting town clerk, his successor aiid the council, and has found all satisfactory. Th' statenments of" the 'Ioanis Funds 'will be laid before the council at its next meeting. " ' VYANY EAN.--The \Vater Supply I~epart meint notifies by Ga.eltl notice that iowners of tenenents in Bunbuiryj Napeiei'and Lyons streets, nid Somierville road; must.cause;'pro per. pipes nand.stop-cocks to, be laid from the main pipe in .Hydestreet, before March 17th. :RoWING' CLun.- Aboit twentymembers put, in ani appearancelat the' meeting' which was held. on ..Wednesday .evening in,. the Belgravia HoteI MrW. M. Clark occupying the chair."The onlyj business of impourtance was the questioriof sports;'and' it was unanl?. moitsly decided' to,:hold: them:on o Easter Monday " 0 0 0 , .. .... - - -o -If.., - . ,1.,. . " Iii.,: '? VITAL STATISTICS.- The folloswing are the registrations :for the week ending; January...
CRICKET. FOOTSCRAY v. YARRA BEND. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
"RICKET. ' FOOTSCRAY v, V, ARRA. BEc I Tbismatch we plyed on Srhmday, on he ground of the latter, and resulted after a very pleasant game in a draw. The pretty little. ground was never in better order, and the side winning the toss had. a decided advantage. Unfortunately for the visitors, the local captain cried head, and head it was, and punctually at three Duncan and M. Irwin appeared to the bowling of Larritt and Nunweek. The latter was well on the spot, but the former could get no work on, and with the score at 21, retired in favor of Scott, whose fourth ball Duncan stopped with his leg instead of his bat, 1-14-2I, Williams quickly made 5 when he was well caught by Baird off Scott, 2--5 -26. T. Irwin came in and lifted one of Scott's out of the ground, a fine hit. In the same over M. Irwin was run out through some brilliant fielding of Baird's, 3-12-31. Nun week up to this time had bowled 8 overs for 8 runs. T. Irwin and Hardbottle were both bowled by Scott, and the board showed...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
l News in Brief. i. The new committee 'of the Mechanics' held their first meeting on Tuesday night. It was very prtracted. A Iranch register office for girths, deaths and marriages is much needed atYarraville, and lias been applied for by the member for the district. 'The Childers, our new torpedo boat, has been tried and can steam nineteen knots an hour.., : In our report olf the Rev. I. F. Scott's lectire on "Ireland" we inadvertently omitted the name of. Mr. Lailett who on very short notice gave an exhibition of iteprdancing., The 'ordinary meetingbrf'the Braybrook Shire Council; which sshould have taken place on .Monday,; lapsed, only four councillors tptttmng in an appearance. Tickets for the" Rowing Club sports to be held on Easter Monday can be obtained from members orat the principal business plices. A yery initeresting programme is being arranged. In'ten years one hundred and sixty-five thousand persons have been transported to Siberia by the Russian Government, and each ye...
Salvationists. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
Salvationists. In a former issue wc referred to the invasion of this demonstrative sect, and expressed the hope that, the borough would never again he degraded with their presence. Unfortunately these representatives of the "Blood and Fire," "Death and Glory" persuasion, are gifted with all the thickskinned tenacity usually dis played by ignorance and presumption, and when they once get afooting cling like vermnin. On Saturday last they again put in n nappear ance, and pegging out on the same vacant lot, commenced howling and bawling to their mumbo-jumbo, for assuredly it cannot be the Meek and'Lowly, who counselled humility and secret 'prayer, with whon they intercede, but some imaginary deity as gross in attributes as their own utterances. As the great majority of. residents are not, like its, alllicted with the propinquity of these slangy itinerants, we have procured a copy of their organ, the IVar Cry, and give the following selections, to show the manner of men and women, who p...
COLORED SERVANTS. (CONTRIBUTED) [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 9 February 1884
COLORED SERVANTS. (CONS'RIreUTEI,) The question as to the right tlat employers have in choosing their servants from the quarter where cheapest labor, is to be had, is again assuming pirominence:. A few years back employ menth-,of' Chinamen -in various fields throughout our colony was becoming so general,that legislation on the point was found to be necessary; and the recent action on: the part of Toorak society to import colored, coachmen, grooms and menial scrinsits from' Iidia deserves more than, a passiiig nioti . Beyond doubt any member- of lthe community has the right of employing these Hindoos on. the 'most:profitai'e terms ..they can arrange; '.biit2 w" are convinced that it is not right in any, sense to import the members' of ani inferior race from a 'foreign coitrty to compete against the men and womend who are the 'citizens, and who support the institutions and laws of' the colony. Apart from the danger 'that ?o6ld ari e from competitiooi, in the laborimarker, there is .th...