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CO-OPERATION IN HOTHAM. To the Editor of the Advertiser. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
CO-OPERATION IN IIOTI1A21. To the Editor of the Adeertiser. Sir-As the subject of co-operation is comparatively now to Victorians, and con sequently but little understood, permit me, through your columns, to explain as briefly as possible the system on which co-operative stores are founded, and the benefits resulting to the industrial classes by their establishment. Co-operative Associations are combinations for mutual aid and protection. A number of persons associate tlhemselves together and agree to contribute each at small suns to a general fund for the purpose of purchasing food and clothing of the best qualities at the lowest possible prices. This principle of co-operation, applied to the creaton of pecuntiary personal interests, mutst, under proper iniiaageimenut, result in great advan tage to tiesu elwho associate for that pur. pose. Yet, to make the co-operative lmovemnent successful, there must, in the first place, be unreserved individral cosn lidence, and in the second so...
Police HOTHAM COURT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 7TH. (Before Dr. Lloyd, chairman; Messrs. Clarke and Fogarty, J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
Police. HOTIIAM COURT. TIIURUDAY, AuoUSP 'rTr. (Before Dr. Lloyd, clai:lmal; Messrs. Clarke and Fogarty, J.P.'s) UNLAWFUL ASSAULT.-Jane Manuel, charged Mary Williams with the above ollblce. It appeared from the evidence of the plaintiff that about half-past seven oi Sunday evening she was standing at her own door, when tile defendant came up and asked her if shel wanted to light, then took her (plaintiff's) bonnet and tore it to pieces ; also on Monday morning, about 8 o'clock, the defendant met her by the Fltog staff Gardens and assaulted her, blacked lher eye, and otherwise illused her. Another case arose out of this in which Mary WVilliams, the younger, charged MIrs. Manuel with assault. T'Jlie evidence of the plaintiff was to the ollbet that Mrs. Manuel gave the plaintiffla jacket, and on Sunday went for it, and assaulted the plaintiff'; this the defendant denied. In the first case the defendant was fined 10s., with 12s. 6d. costs, and the latter charge was dismissed, MAINTENANC...
A HORRIBLE DREAM REALISED. THE TELEGRAPHIST'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
of en A HORRIBLE DREAM REALISED. THE TELEGRAHI'IIST ' ST oT. et (Concluded.) he A cold thrill rat through me, and I felt as as if every drop of blood were leaving my v. heart. Could I have been the subject of n. an optical delusion ? I knew that such d, was not the case, for I had plainly heard he the quick click of the handle as it turned; c. and now I could perceive that another es word was being slowly spelt out. But so bt bewildered and terrified was I that I failed d, to catch the signs. Again my handle cc moved, and this time made the signal, an " Not understood." With an overwhelm. t mig feeling of awe I watched the dials in rd tenly, while the letters were again sig le tnle and this time I read " h-o.m.e." :k Then there was a cessation of all motion to for a second or two, and once more the to Inedles resumed their incoherent vibra a- tions. I stood petrified with fear and ie amazement, half believing that I was in a er dream, for reason refused to accept the in evidence of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
Drapers, etc. PUBLIC NOTICE O-- BAXTER & CO TBEG to infblre t hepubl stlieat havinig purchased AT A GREAT DIstCOUIrT A OF DRAPERY GOODS They are able to give some RARE BARGAINS IN HORROCK'S LONG CLOTH GREY CALICOES SHEETINGS .DRESSES CLOAKS. AND JACKETS FRENCH MERINOES TWEEDS MtEN'S AND BOYS' SCIOTHiN G SH.IRTINGS BLANKETS TAPESTRY C ARPETS. The above Goods are now ready for public inspection. BAXTER & CO 27 and 29 E RROL ST., HOTIHAM. Drapers, etc. Si T O I A HOf 0 U S E, 74, 76, and 78 VICTORIA STREET, Itothanm. E. CRONIXN,. Beogs to announce that he is now showing the Latest Novelties in WIN'TIER GOODS of which an early inspection is invited. French Merinoes,. le. lid. Winveye, from 41d. Flannels, from lfd. THE MILLINERY DEPARTMEINT has received especial attention, all the now shapes of the season having been early so. cured, which for quality and style cannot be surpassed. while the prices are such as to Defy Competition. THE DRESSNAKINO DEPIARTMIENT will continu...
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY, 13TH AUGUST. THE WESTERN SWAMP. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. WEDNESDAY, 13rn.AUGUST. THE WESTERtN SWAMi'. A public meetingp convened by tie Mayor of Hlotham in answer to p requisi tion from the ratepayers, was to hare taken place in the Town Hall on the evening of Vcednesday last, but owing to the in clemency of the weather and the fact of two wards in the borough being in the throes of their annual election, the attend ance at the hour specified was not very numerous, and thle ~seeting was adjourned until Thursday next, the 14th instant. The objects which the gentlemen' who inaugurated the movement have in view are the eliciting of an expression of public opinion upon the progress report sent in to the Government by the Low-lying Lands Commission, and the formation of a league in Hlotham, having an object similar to the West Melbourno Improve ment League. This latter body aims at the reclamation of the swamp, by which not only would the present intolerable nuisance be abolished, but about 1,500 acres of land could be ut...
FOOTBALL NOTES. FIRST SIXTEEN CARLTON V. SIXTEEN NORTH MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
FOOTtALTL NOTES. BY ScIMM-AGE. FIRST SIXTEEN CARLTON V. SIXTEEN NORTIH M LLBOUIRNE. A match was arranged to be played in the RIoyal Park last Saturday afternoon, between the North Melbourne and East Melbourne clubs; but the latter club noti li-d th,-y would be iuable to play in con sequence of their inability to get a team together. Fortunately at the end of the week nmatlch was arranged to be played between ten picked men of the Nsorth AMelbourno club, and the same numbler of the Collingwood club, against the first twenty of the Carltori. Considerable in terest was evinced in the match, and con sequently a goodly. muster of people wended their way towards thie Park, in order to have an idea of how the juniors would play against the crack team of the Carlton club. On nmy arrival at the ground I found that only four of the Collingwood club had turned up to play--two of them being second twenty men-and that an arrangement had been made by the cap tains of the two teams to play sixteen...
Tales and Sketches. "PIE." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
Tales and Sketches. "PIE." fly GEORGE AUGUSTUS OALA. TriE real social curse of the Atlantic States is pie. In the \Vest it is pronounced-" poy," and the backwoodsmen are fond of it; but a man who lives in a log-hut and is felling trees or toiling in the prairies all day long, can eat pie with impunity. It is in the North and in the East, in cities, and townships, and manufacturing districts, where dense populations congregate, and where the occupations of men, women, and children are sedentary, that an unholy ap. petite for pie works untold woes. There the pie fiend reigns supreme; there he sits heavy on the diaphragms and on the souls of its votaries. The sallow faces, the shrunken forms, the sunken eyes, the morose looks, the tetchy temperament of the Northerners are attributable not half so much to iced water, candies, tough beefsteaks, tight. lacing, and tobacco-chewing, as to un bridled indulgence in pie. New England can count the greatest nurmbers of votaries to this deleterio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
'Photographers. - T. E. TANNY ER. pHOTOGRAPHER & PHOTO-ENALELLER, .I. 69 ST'E PIIEN STREET (near Collins street east). :Speciality.-Imperishable Enamel Portraits. Permanent Carbon Portraits. Artistic Or dinary Portraits, any size. P ORTRAIT and FRAME, Gd. Cartes, 5e per Doz, or (i Copies hti each, at BELL'S ROOMS, 155 SWANSTON ST., Between Little Bourke and Lonsdale streets, in sight of the hospital. W. 3EA KE'SS IARLTON PORTRAIT ROOMS, 221 LYGON STILEET. Prices-Three Copies, 48; Six Copies, s ; Twelve Copies, 7o 6d. Children taken by the Instantaneous Process. Portraits Copied, Coloured, and Fitted to Lockets, Brooches, &o. Views of Public Buildings, Streets, Gardens, ' &c., of Melbourne, Od each copy. H.a W K X N ui' OLD ESTABLISHED PORTRAIT ROOMS. The Best Carte do Visite, 5s. per dozen. Including one coloured and framed. None to be Surpassed. The old style of Glass Portrait coloured and framed, one shilling and upwards. 20 QUEENSBERRY STREET S(Near Flour ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
ARuction Sales. TIIURSDAY, AUiGUST 14. Valuable Freehold Property, Ifotham. To Investors, Speculators, Irowors, and Others. CLARKE and LEONARID have been fa voured with instructions to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION, on Thursday, 14th August, oni the premises, Courteoy street, Ilatham, at twelve o'clock, That compact property, consisting of the WIIEATSHEAF IIOTEL, situate in Courtney street, Ilotham, together with Shop and liakery ad joninng, well and substa tially built of brick. Also, two weatherboard houses fronting to Courtney street, and nadjoiaing the above, the whole forming a compact property. The steadily increasing value of property in this locality, and its close proximity to the now hay market, and the horse, cow, and pig markets, render it a safe investment for cnpital. ca Terms easy. Title perfect. TIIURSDAY, AUUST 14. On the Uround, at Twelve O'Clock. WEsIT MELIIOUItNE. Ilosslyn street, neat King street. ORIGINAL CROWN ALLOTMENT. I'lhree Cottages. JOIIN BUCIIAN and Co. are in...
MAL-PRACTICE IN THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
MAL-PRACTICE IN THE HOS PITAL. The committee of the Melbourne Hos pital have of late been indefatigable in &nbsp; reducing the resident medical staff to the &nbsp; status of indoor apprentices, and the pro. fessional gentlemen have succumbed to the pressure. Would it not be more con duciveo to the welfare of the charity if, &nbsp; instead of supervising the conduct of these officials on occasions when an infraction of the rules regulating the hours when the doctors shall say their prayers and go to bed has been committed, they turned their attention to glaring cases of mal-practice which occasionally arise? When patients die, the form of a coroner's inquest is gone through, but do any of the committee ever attend these inquiries in order to post themselves up in the inner history and working of the institution? We opine &nbsp; not. They are content to read at their breakfast table the very contracted notices of the coroner's doings which appear in the...
CRIME IN NORTH MELBOURNE, &c. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 13 August 1873
CRIME IN NORTH MEL BOURNE, &c. The following extracts are taken from the Victorian Police Gazette, 5th August -Stolen from the dwelling of Caroline Willman, corner of Canning and Pitt streets, Carlton, between 27th and 29th July, 1873, a lady's blue diagonal cloth walking dress, and two jackets of same material, also a black alpaca jacket with two or three rows of black mohair braid trimming to each article.-Stolen from the dwelling of Alexander Forbes, 116 Fara day street, Carlton, on 31st July, 1873, a new chair, American make ; a plaid shawl, a paisley shawl, a dark-blue serge dress, with flounce and panier; a black tweed paget coat, recently dyed; value £6. During the night of the 1st instant a shed in the Royal Park, Melbourne, was broken into and 6 hand-saws, a rip, a panel, a jack-plane "J. Dundee" stamped on head, a smoothing plane, 4 chisels, a claw-ham mer, a jack-plane with "D. Jones" on head, a " chisel, i chisel, and a - chisel marked "T. Hudson," a foot square ...
Amusements. THE OPERA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 20 August 1873
Amusements. ' THE OPERA. "Snatnalla" was produced on Monday ,evening to a very poor house, as far as 'the drs ecirolrl was eoncernsdr th, e i t tractions of Madaneo Goddard's concert the Town Hall completely denuding that portion of .the house of its usual occu; ?pantst. SMr.' Beaumont and-Miss May sus' tained the principal characters, and thee piece mbved off smoothly enough. Tuce day }evening the "Lily of Killarney" drew a good house, the music being espo cially good.: This evening " Martha" will be repeated; and to-morrow eveninig the " Grand Duchss" is announced. . .
BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 20 August 1873
IMRUNSWICK. For the extraordinary vacanoy, DMr. Ihnt ton polled 536, and Mr. Eckersall 120 votes, the former being elected, 'For the ordinary annual vacaucies, 51 i votes wore roocorded for Mr. Staley, 442 for Mr. Fleming, 321 for Mr. Tinning, and 209 for Mr. Crook, the three old members being returned. As nuditors,' 596 votes were recorded for Mr., Keightly1 347, for Mr.(C. Burchott, and 160 for Sir. Phillips. About eight o'clock p.m., Cr. Brcese, the ro. trning'. officer, leerod.th, oresult' oi tie poll, and tihe whole of the andidatos,~ wvith the exception of Mir. Phillips, expressed their thanks. COBURG... rCoonsiderablointerst was evinced at thq ,elections in this distridtthroughout Tuesday, the East subdivision being keenly contented by Mnesers. Barrctt (the retiring member and chairman of the Board) and, Dir. Thomas Dolling. The result of the poll was-Dolling 78,'and Barrett 71, giving Mr. Dolling a majority over his opponent of only seoven votes. In the North subdivision the...
Local Elections. SHIRE OF HEIDLEBERG—ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 20 August 1873
Local Elections. SIIRE OF IIEIDLEBERG-ELEC. STION OF COUNCILLORIS. Councillors Tronoweoth and Fanning haveo' booe re.elected members of :the Council of, the Shiro of H-cidleberg. The election came otl'on Thursday last, and resulted in the re turn of the old members by large emajori ties. The election was a very tame affair- little or no excitement-no big iposters" with the inevitable " Vote for tlrown, or .Tones, or Robinson,' as the case mightbe. No cabs perambulating the streets, carry ing flaming placards outsideo and false " friends" snside. No noisy loafers, no bawling demagogues, no drunken rowdics--nothing of the sort.. The pie turesque and peaceable-but somewhat somnamlsdent little township-presentcd its usual overy day appearance, and nothing more. A stranger could scarcely believe that an election was on, but never. theless an election was going on for all that. There was but one polling place, and that was in a little building in a little street not far from the venerable...
A MODEL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 20 August 1873
A MODEL COUNCIL. Whilo discreditable scenes are some times to be witnessed in our Legislative Assembly, and while a good many of our Town l?nlls and our Shire Council Chnam bers are occasionally converted into bear gardens, it is pleasant to be able to record tile fact that there is one public body in the colony that may be called a "Happy Family," According to Mr. Trenowetllh, an ex-Presidentof the Shire of HIeidelbergi the members of the council of that shire ]lave been meeting for tile last eight years, having transacted a great deal of public business, and disbursed a very largo amount of money, and yet "nevor had a quarrel or even an angry word."
GRAND DISSOLVING VIEWS OF THE LIFE OF CHRIST. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 20 August 1873
GRAND DISSOLVING VIEWS OF THE LIFE OF CHRIST. Mr. Raven will exhibit his grand dis solving views of the "Life of Christ" in the Wesleyan. School Room, Howard Street, Ilotham, .on rcdnesday evoienng next, as will be seen by an advertisement in our columns. As the entertainment is to be given for the benefit of the Wesleyan Sunday School and the charities of Miel bourne, we hope the large room referred to will be crowded. ~Vo understand that nearly 800 persons attended the exhibition last week at Carlton, and we believe the entertainment is in every respect a credit able one, and reflects very great credit upon the exhibitor, Mr. Raven. The Rev. i W?. 11. Fitchett will deliver the lecture, and the Sunday School choir will sing the beautiful music connected with the lecture. i
BOARD OF ADVICE, HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 20 August 1873
BOARD OF ADVICE, IIOTItH M. Councillor Clarke will more at the next meeting of the IIotham Council that it is desirable to rescind a former resolution respecting the Board of Advice. In the discussion which is likely to follow the whole question may possibly be again opened up. If so, it is to be hioped that the good sense of the majority of the councillors will prevail, and the matter be disposed of in accord ance with the wishes of the great body of the ratepayers. As there can be no principle involved in refusin' tile use of the building, it would be muchl better to allow Councillor Clarke's motion to pass without comment. It would only be a graceful concession to public opinion for the members who formerly opposed the granting of the hall to the Board of Advice to cease further opposition.
VICTORIA HALL, HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 20 August 1873
VICTORIA HALL, IIOTHIIAM. It will be porcoivd 'in our advortis ing columis 'that the Lewis' Family will give a 'drawing-room entertainment at the Victoria IHall, :to-morrow~ (Thnirsday) evening. This taleiled family have been very successful in gluing enterlainments in the different suburbs aroundi Mel bourne, anud no doubt on this occasion the Victoria Hall will be well filled.