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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
OF RECHABITES. VICTORIA TENT, No. 9, meets ALTERNATE MONDAY EVENINGS, at 8 o'dcloc, in the Friendly Societies' Hall, Queeasbe-ry-street, North Mel bourne. No INITrIATION FEES. CLEMENT DAVIDSON, Sec., Paris," Drybur-h-street, N. Melb. . - E ON THE SAFE SIDE. -s:a sid- d ? a mo? i .. . -be -otl b lidse of W7arnr'ea Scafe SCure. Among ony thoceinde of people *ho aer on S-th ae sidersld fr. W. Btrten, mining miana-ger of Skipton r Ballat..(V.), who says l:-" Ware ea"- Safe i.re atd &r fe'Pi? l ef?ectarlly cured: ae of indigestion snd ) bad werea es- of : the kidneys. While tasi,,g the Saf? Cure I no 'ced a total absence of thirst, nd I belit.v that it would cure 'ihose addicted 02 an inordinate use of :stimtlanta." A?cther ma= who is on the safe side is Mr. C-ua- . A. Petersmicer of -on September 18t.. , 1893 :-I was a fficted with Brightsa disese of the kidneays, and, after takiuc 35 bottles of Safe Cars was en red. I am perfsctly satisfied that if I had not taken it I .hould n...
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTO [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
- 'POSTAL: NEWS RATES WITHIN VIOTO L .-Per oune. er ann GENTs LT. -Per let (inaddifontoordinary post. (Urgent letters are,n urriva the Post Office in th. town "which they are dir-. .' trsater as telegrams, and .. ".1, with the utmost despat:: ;.:sy will not be delivered ii ,?, s.ed to persons residin b :o i ary delivery Lby tek T .e it? -', - . . rier or telegraph me.senger.) Posr CARDS ... .- : " RErPLY Post CARD) .: 0 Lr.TTrr CAR.DS :. . O ? NEWSPAPERS ... .. -BOOKS---For every four- O unc ? or under (up to throe lba) 0 REGrISriTrIOx -Er 0 8: PAncsEs.--Tivb pounds or under 0-9. (each extra pound or part, 3d.)' BULK parcels of newspapers,:: posted by a ,-egistered nowo paper publisher or news ven dor, per lb or fraction thereof 0 1? ,(Notless than 4 papers in eaoh parceL) S ' PACKETS. CoMsnERCIAL PAPERS.-For every two ouncesorunder(upto 31bs) 0 1 (Such as acceptances, invoices, accountse, alldsvits, examination papers (corrections only allowed), manuscript of books or for print ing...
LOOKING AHEAD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
LOOKING AHEAD. Mother: " Laura, you ought to make that young man of yours go home earlier." Miss Laura: "But we are engaged, mamma, andI don't see why-" Mother: "You will get him into habits of staying out late that you will be sorry for some day, after the honeymoon is over." What.letter is that which is in visible, but never out of sight ? The letter I. Why is swearing aloud like an old coat! 1.'J a bad habit. Why is there no such thing as a whole -.y ? Because every day breaks. A poet says: " She was fair, but sorrow i:f traces there." What became of the rest oi tt-e harness he don't state. "." said a dude, " what kmld of a wesi dence do you think swould suit :se . "'Some thing like a flat,I should say,' said the house agent. A haberdasher once boasted to Douglas Jerrold that he was descenaed fromn Cardinal Wolsey. " You must mean Liusey Woolsey sir." was the reply.
DRIVEN ASHORE. Boom ! [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
Boom I I iiishalf-pist five in the morning, and the little town lies fast asleep in the dark ness. AllU night long the wind has been rushing dead on shore; the air is full of the sound of it. Through the sweeping and tearing of the blast suddenly beats the heavy boom of a gun. There is only time to rouse yourself and wonder what it means, when Boom I There it comes again. As you hasten to the window the quivering rush of a rocket tears through the air, and for one brief mo ment lights up all the little place lying widespread below. It is the signal to call the crew of the rocket apparatus. All over the town lights begin to twinkle. Voices call to each other through the darkness; heavy footsteps tramp past as the men turn out in hot haste. Somewhere out in the thunderous dark of the ocean a'ship is in distress and men in danger. Look I As you strain your eyes into the thick gloom a faint blue light shines out-flic?? - -oes out. It is a cry for help. Alreab + s nals of distress have b...
They Say. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
say: That Jiniiy Bae has received agod-offer a ? b'illet in Tasmania. That-he is goinig to leave us. That one of the " domriades" wis highly in dignaut at hi tratment by' bhis colleague on Monday night. That Parke'sittie joke at a certain J.P's. expense}was.heartily enjoyed! J.P. in cluded. That Parke lhas' sipreme clotempt for cold water aud its consumers; ThliatDamnpiar d double ihod forth in i Lyor's Roomni New Y-ar's Eve.. Thai somie kind folk, at the ire, at i Errol r:ieet, on New -Year's EBe, took LTom Shild's trousers down i'( i the nails) !, That ? e would like to have: an interview with them.! : That Maybor Carter usheiard i the :Neia ear with muisic? mirth and otLer." refreohin' accoiipainiients. That Daniy. For '(ears a big' grief overthe lownfall of'the Austiali(is: ' his holidaysi pr? ty freely.' Ohi, Charley? That a local com-dian. is getting 205 bob a night ! () That Auld Lang Syne wasmin great demand :?in the Mayor's Boom. last Monday nig.'ht. That . head-teacher Mat...
THE VEGETABLE FLY OF THE WEST INDIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
THE VEGETABLE FLY OF THE WEST INDIES. One of the most curious natural pro ductions of the West Indies is I.se famed vegetable fly,an insect about the size and colour of a drone bee, but without wings. In the mIonth of May it buries itself in the earth and begins to vegetate. By the beginning~of June L sprout has issued from the creature's back and made its appearance above the surface of the ground. -By the end of July,the tiny tree (k:nown on the island as the fly-tree) has attained its full size, being then about three inches higl', but a perfect tree in every particu lar, mauch resembling a delicate coral brinch. Pods appear on its branches as soon as it arrives at its full growth These ripen and drop off in August. Instead of containing seeds, as one would naturally suppose, these pods have from' three to six small, hard worms in the interior.
SPECIAL PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
SPECIAL PRIZES. Latin: Harold Mattingley Enclid George Dicksin, Bruno Tychsen Book keping: Alexander Gallatly,. Henry Hall, Nellie Boya Algebra: oJoho TcGowan Recitiung: George Morton Good Condut i James Taylor, Edith Man gles;,Annie" Cranstsn, Florence Tregear, Ethel Prewett, Brice B bertson, Percy -Mattingley; Albert Samnel, Annie McKen zie.Evra Chellew.
IS THE RACE DECAYING? [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
IS THE RACE DECAYING? Until the discoveries of the bones of the cave-dwellers and the d ift men it was quite frequently assume that the men of-aicient times were aller arit stronger than those of the p sent day. Poets wrote about the giants, and nursery tales abounded in adventures of races compared to which our people are pig mies. As a matter of fact, no skeleton of the prehistoric period appears to have be longed to a man whose stature was equal to those of our tallest men. Some skele tons found on the Mediterranean coast seemed to have formed part of men whose height was six feet; but by far the greater nuimber of bones found in the drift in France, Germany, and Belgium belonged to men who were about five feet six, and Whose strength, judging from their arm andleg bones, must have been less than that of a.strong man to day. The chances arethat the intellecttial force of our ancestors was as inferior to the intellectual force of the existiig races as their physical force. In work...
DOG FARMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
DOG FARMS. - The Chinese Empire is pre-eminently the country of fantastic trades.' The reason of this may be,that out-of-the-way avocations fall in with the strange tastes 'and habits of the "Sons of Heaven," or it may be that the celestials have the good sense to turn to account materials and products unutilised by othercountries and peoples. In any case the Chinese possess nmistakably the genius of com merce, and contrive to make the most of everything that offers itself to their great commercial activity. It is in Manchuria, that isto say, in the most northern part of China,. that the cultivation of dog-fur reaches its highest development, and here it was that the industry had its birth. Every year,in the port of New Chevang, an important traffic is carried on in cloaks and carpets made of dogs' skins. We have advisedly- used the word indrritry, for they are not stray dogs-any sort of dogs-which furnish the material for these articles. This may have been the case at first, irut i...
STATE SCHOOL SPORTS PRIZE WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
STATE SCHOOL SPORTS PRIZE WINNERS. Flat Race, over 13 yeara of age: -ast, A. Gerst-uan. Prize, large magic lantern. Walking Race, distance 1-mile: H.V. Matting ey. Prize, writing desk .. - Jumping; height, 4ft. 4&in. 1st, A. Gerstnaau : 2nd, H. V. Mattingley. Flat RIce, under 13: B. Tychsen.: :Prize, bagatelle board. : . G--as-you-pleae : R. "Parshdns. i'rize, fishing-rod. Potato Race: B. Tychsea. Prize, muithi organ.. ; Hurdle Race: P. Hall.:: Prize, a iial. : Sock Race; D. O'Connor. .Prize, a:knife.
BOUNDARY ROAD STATE SCHOOL, No. 2566. MR. W. H. HALL, HEADMASTER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
BOUNDARY ROAD. STATE SCH?OOL, No: 2566. Ma. WH. HALL; HESISASTRE. Sixth clans upper' Dcx,1at prize, Bseat rice Hall; proxiu?e accessit;-Violet Randall Sixth class;-junior: Ist,` Ethel Curtis; 2n;is Alnes McFariane and. Clara Wrigst.' Fifth class:. Ist, Neil McLean; 2nd, James McPherson; 3rd, Edith Bennett FdFsrth class: 1s, W-illiam Henry; 2nd, Florence Delaney ; 3rd, FlIreace Jackson . TIhird ca s, upper; 1st, Johanna Rafferty; 2n., William 'Nealer ' - Third class, lower:. 1st, Jessie Cuthilli 2nd, Hans Rosenthal; 3rd, AlAysius Schmitt Second class, upper: 1st, Tiomas Redfern, 2nd and 3rd (tie), Alfred Alexander, William De aney Second class, lwer: 1st, Henry Stephen. eon; 2nd, Editel Nbrtlway' " First class;upper; 1st, Macion McMurtrief 2nd, Frank Pollen , 3rd, George Waterstrom :-Firit class;'lower: 1st; Alau Browna; 2nd, Elizabeth Carter; 3rd, Walter Hope.
QUEENSBERRY STREET STATE NIGHT SCHOOL MR. SAMUEL, HEAD TEACHER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
QUEENSBERRY:STREET STATE . NIGHT SCBOOL.,:?T:: MmLa SeLrnar HXw' i eso T Special prize lor reading, comp-oitionai?al: spelling: Daniel Ross.. - SeniJr V. class: Arthur Wyles; Charles Bain., Junio V. cl ss: Sydney L ive, Jaies Carro es Kennedy, John DJyle. Sel . elass: Matthew Burns, Robert Pe es Buckner, Williamr Doun, F. r iucahy. V. class: James McCoy, Charles : E anrd McCoy, Arthur eel TIbin. class: Joseph Taylor, James Lync, iemmer. II c %' meo ge Clarke, William Jenyns. fi.
North Melbourne State Schools. CHRISTMAS PRIZE DISTRIBUTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
- North Melbourne S tate Schools . - CHRISTMAS- PRIZE, ?DIS - TRIIBUTION. A splendid evening's entertainment '-as given by the scholars of the North Melbourne State Schools, e-i Friday, December 21st, in the North Melbourne Town Hall, to celebrate the distribution ofprizes won by the successful comn petitors for scholastic honours. On the .platform. were: -Messrs. Foster, :?Minister of Mines (vice 1Mr. A. J' Pea ,. socii t ii of Education); G. -t.: Prendergast, 3LLA., J. Wylie, J.P.; Clem. Davidson; W. H. Fuller. J.P.; Wm. Nicol; J. H. P. Polglase, J. MIat tingley : - Burston. Mr. J. Macker eth wielded the baton for the guidance of the singers in the cantata, ::ud . r. P. C. Alexander officiated at the piano. The -whole. of the pr.,ceedings were under the auspices of the local Board f 'Advice, generally, and Mr. Clem. )avidson n particular, who worked with-his usual enthusiam to make the -affair as complete a success as possible In the absence of Mr. Peacock who had sent word statin...
Kings, Lords, and Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUSTRALIAN LEARNERS. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
Kings, Lords, andt Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUS TRALIAN LEARNERS. [BY 'HisToIucus." (Continued.) - "Like Father, like son," is. rn old adage which may bh generally good in the case of common people; but in the developement of hereditary rule, the pro verb but seldom obtains; a?:l forms one of the strongest reasons why not only kings, but lords if indeed we must have them, should be elected. Again. and agqin, the pages of history portray the facj, that after a vigorous king comes a week one; after a wise, a fool, and thtough the practice of breeding in and in, the majority of royal families are phy sically and mentally unsound and carry with them the elements of their own rapid extinction. The English House of Lords, so much in evidence to day bears ample testimnoy of Kingsley? sa4ing that, " Scrofula, gout, and mad Their vicious lives would speedily clear t1e ancient chamber were it not that teir ranks are frequently recruited by t4e Premier uf the day who is often compelled to ...
PLENTY MORE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
PLENTY MORE. A boy was rather rudely dragging along his younger brother one day. 'Take care of your little brother,' said a lady to him, ' you may hurt him, and he may die, you know.' 'Don't care,' was the unfeeling re spinse, 'I've got plenty more at home, and they're all a lot quieter than this one .
RELIEVED HER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
IRELIEVED HER. t- t I am so anxious fcr it to be fineo morrow, said she to the captain of e ship, who is something of a weather t phet 'You don't think it will rain,do y, captain ?' 'Well m'm,' replied the gallant capta after a corprehensive sweep of the ho zon,' the only thing that can mar perft weather for to-morrow is an adverse n teorological condition.' '?h, thanks,' replied the grateful w' man much relieved; ' then it is certain t be fine, isnt it 1l' --Casseil's Saturday Journal.
MY FIRST POSE. HOW IT FEELS TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED FOR THE FIRST TIME. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
MY FIRST POSE. OW IT FEELS TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED FOR THE FIRST TIME. "Not quite so soleinn, my boy," the artist said, after placing the two cold iron discs of the head-rest against my bumps of "hope." "Solemn '" I thought. Who wouldn't feel as solemn as. an owl an unmerciful photographer had ed two chunks of cold iron against L ewly-cropp:d pate, and twisted his ders about as he would those of a y Indian? "Solemn !" It seemed e that a Chinese prisoner awaiting piled more gloom into his benighted koul than I felt then. He shuffled around his camera and screwed and adjusted the thing until he got the muzzle pointing square a: me. He then asked me to smile. I didn't see anything funny, but I attempted it, though my features didn't seem to re spond readily. My cheeks wouldn't rise up in joyful heaps as they were wont to do when I smiled from impulse. They felt cold and dank. There couldn't have been much of the sunshine of the soul reflected in that counterfeit smirk-at least, it didn't fe...
RANK NONSENSE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 4 January 1895
BANK NONSENSE. :: for the thoughtg that never iaes tboogbl By the man who'hndl never a brain! i.' : d oh, for the pleasure, that never -via vataught, By the man who had never known pain.' d oh, for the actor whio never denied - That he never had -n?ide a s'aces'! d oh, for t.he athlete who never has tried To render the record still lessI:.l d oh. for the dollar that never nas spent By the mian who was never dead broke I nd OH, for the maid who would never re pent Of the word that she never yet spoke ! Puck.