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DISTINGUISHED STATESMEN. England's Great Commoner. PART V. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
DISTINGUISHED STATESMEN. rEngland'sGreat Commoner: as his complete politicalod femancipation from iTci sd egis to hopes ofs °Liberalism were fno, "most 'sanguine awitli leaders . such as `our' Hero and Mr Jstohn Britheiy btheii~r opponents appeare to ad didwarfed aithest to iiinii ofican865e. Gladstone the could st owthing in vini-ew but of timpen Cdingetflood thefdemalcratider oprinciples Wnd legislatrron The of'sa theo eans of stemmiong this omighty the, most :imi'thlitt avntie that chaditior alsomEng tinshie transpiredtutin Lord nPalmer ston °the' only.barriri4qi? the,`ws-iy'ofd re. iforicum, had ie'dintheentuinho i t865, and: Lbod.'Johff:'Rih'tel `'suc'eeded 'to him byright. Eve seythiiority,d bthougeensh Mr Gladstone ev the 'most powGldsfutonemvas ber of the' Cabicknetand thereal of thleader fibtheLiberand pa ty This trask unsfer of the' leadershi of thederCommonasa Refom Lord Palmearsten toMr Gladstone was the mot'im tat unpropntthathad for some tione tranpired For manysuyears...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
SOLONIAL "MUTUAL FIRE" INSUR' '.:ANCE COMPANY. Limited). 84 and 86 Collinsstrct west, elbourne. FIRE MARINE , FIDELITY AND -,'GUARANTEE ;'L SUREiNCES' ACCEPTED : ATr `..LOWEST CUtRRENT RATES Or 1'RESII.IU S W.: L. JACK :Secretary. r , .information to be,obtaind from Agent ifor ootsrrayi and-:Wilt i stown -MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE, ENDOW\' MENTS ANNUITIES. ":*;:,; `PRINCIPAL -OFFICE: 84 & 86 COLLINS ST. WEST Melbourne: OFFICES INr ALL TIE COLONIES. _"e ,o::V.- ::. '. , ice.?Presiden .i :: . .The lbn. Sir J George LonInniun't CM.L.C.' ?'' -, SThe Hon. Sir Thom McI wntrmith;lLL.,.C.itG SSamuelDl Dinport,-J.P.': _.: , ; '. -I,-i -. To HotaSir Luoeaniutol Leaie, uinhLnC., n P Directors: .: .;:...` z The Re . w KInn'e, I.A: BiS ghton, Chaitr.- .t Ion. F: B. Beaver; M.L.C.; lerchant ; Melbourne, ,..Deputy-Chairman. The Hon.'A..T. C ,larkit, Witm tiown he George; Wither, Dtebourn ' .,n ..... SH.'?rn Moore G Melbourne:' '' . e it J oqere hten, F.S.S.,r ,?naging Diriector.' SPECIAL FATUA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
':;$'7JAUCTIONS. 74.I?.A&lt;.% :... ...... ......... -.. A , .f?: " - * S 1TURDA :" rStIi? RIL. 7-SALE: 'OFIIOUS I tOLD .FURNITURE. T ai IARR s cefavored with rnstructsions from?? Mr -.Alexansder to o'Tcr for Unreserved ~Sle on the premises CHARLES STREET t rear ofai"oMona Castle HIo el on thc 'abos date,"at: tf past oae o aeockc all his e reserved FUNTURE, comprising :_' - , ' - p. . Suite (9: P'es),: Iorsehntr 5Suite '",i := ;:(9 Pie-es),Bookcase, Diningroomns lnd nut;: 71-si'ables - Chest` of; Drwcrs, ' isrdrnse Tim, Wistst-inds (Marble Topls) ainti Wi reTwo Double Bldsteads, Palliassess &c. Pine ltedroom) Suite, CO Otir? Poles'. Carpets, Pictures, £`t Umbrella; Stnod;, Copper, iXitchensc ?.i:' :-`;: Utensils ivld other Articles. -,i. For positissle . TeresscasI Ji.-it 3. I alssso preparedl to disps e of the i R'esidenice of M?r;Alexander. ;? -: FOUR-ROOMED .WEATIIERIIOARD S COTTAGE - Iron ':.Roof, with Kitchen, Bathroomi," Pantry, antd Outhouses, Gis hnd Water la...
OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
- OURSELVES. ' 'The` Alpine Oblserver; of rnday, Alprill e3tb says have l recceived °a copy of;the first nimsber, of the Footscray ' INDcl'EP , s new journial; edited. and published by Mr W Is! Clark li L.A. for a syndicate of ,business men, who recognise thenutility indeed sac iisay say the absolute necessity, lofthe toivi hating its` local press :'organ,-.Mr -,T H Young, o melrly priter o the Mlpine Gazelle in this~ lownis in`charge of the, mechanical depart iment, sad he has turned the paper: out in very prescotb e. att:ir
Our Holiday in New South Wales. PART V. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
Our Holiday mi Now South Wales. PART V. i. Next da,;? felt as if anothcr like the pre vionus one was altogether too much like miaking a toil of pleasure, so little was done save a wialk round the town till: after luncheon; hy which time we had exhaustedi the Victorian news in the Sydney papers, and had: yawned direarily over the jokes in the Sydney Punch, a full .volume of which would be a powerful in centive to suicide.. In the afternoon ne found our way to Parliament House .by the help of our guide, and had lie not been a man of good repute we could scarcely have believed his statement that "'them there is the House, al though she was no beauty, not her, at all, at all." .We quite endorsed the sentiment as ap plied to the outer ippearance of the building, which really resembled some old. up country county court which had by some means wan dercd down to the metropolis, and had been impounded for trespass on the reserve. Our " talking shop" at the head of Bourke-strect has a most un...
"TRUTHSEEKER" IN REPLY TO "BROWN'S CHURCH." TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
- TRUTIISrarKE I5 1N RI' PLY :TO':' TO TILEOE1I) t OF TtI ll'Ii't' FINDENT) . :.Sie-,Vith lour :i.,:riiiiio I: 5iitk jist dropia w'r?t? lr to to" i"Biroi'. Cliurch,' rather b; _.d of'sti;gesti?or thain reply. First thent, little more of the . siudy of the Eialsh langimae"' of which it affbcts to knAaw so:much mnay enable it to write in a- forin sufticiently connected to 1be) itelligible. ?Sedond, a` little moire knov.tledge of the: Bhible may reinderit a little le.s rdiculoustishen :next-it attemnpts an esposition ofl Scriptuire, lijcause an) .Sunda.' school scholar miayteach it that there is no verse :i. in' the: Irstclchapter;of any epistle written to Timoth? wi lit is 'it present knoIwn, "nnl.the samne childi might inform it that Paul liniits the 'btlies of Christ to the number ".onie" see -Ephes.4.2;. Hand it known this. before beconiing epositor wecobuld have heard of no "imost particultr body of Christ," neither of a least particular'nor yet any iitermediates between- those tw...
THE CANTING AULD KIMMER. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
THE CANTING AULD KIMMER. "'How happy aVwife am I," In her pride said a canting auld kimmer, " To think my dochter's to lie In a pious man's bosom gin sitimer. We'll a' sing thegithcr, T We'll a' rijoice thegither,` That sic a bricht sant's to become In our family a son and brither. " I'm tauld he's a stoop o' the kirk, And has riches baith here antl in Zion; And the hingings are turk-upon-turk, O' the bed that nfy dochter's to lie on. We'll a' be gule thegither, We'll a' be grand thcgither, Hech ! winna a jolly gude son Grec wed wi's godly gude mithcr ! "He is clad in the garments o' faith His speeritual man-for hisbody Is buskit wi' bonnie braid claith, And he often comes here in a noddy. We'll a' pray thegither, We'll a' be earnest thegither, That the gentleman never may gang A bellwethering after anither. "It's true that a weel-behaved lad, Has got the begunk frae my dochter; But how was the bargain to haud, - When a far grander gentleman socht her. We'll a' be grand thegither, W...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
Cors ondlence '5"` ;\i;u ;iiiviliasg iinom·unictions and Ge disatsibir on - .ill o:qusions ofpublicinterest or utilit hprojoio -tory r-nill:· neither, idoiip onor' hold th-movc. r - ponoooblo for tlje o'wtonso'_"esosod lie Ions ad4~ t or u;the orctr atrit.ho sot oi"vth rch "- tie r oo-.asn.-ititarroo- Df:gordfaith "uliuto ot editor oil xrorj t:letright.ofstriieri oat out bjoetron - ehbl'orop-roaool rforeo'eou fo u-'n to t euquooLuon
LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH. REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
LOCAL BOAURD OF IIEALTIII. t I:'ORTS. The Inspector of Nuisances drew the Coun cil's attenton to the state of the right-of-way in Droop-street, part of properties owned by Messrs Jennings & Jennings, Mrns Moulder, Mrs O'Connor, and Mr Panther, and suggested that they be notified to alter the same so as to bring the drainage into the street channel. Referred to the North-ward members for report. The Health Officer (Dr Morton) reported that scarlet fever had broken out in the Yarra ville state school, and suggested that the school be close I. The Mayor and Cr Johnson to be furnished with a copy of tile report to show to thie Rail way del-artnmcnt, and to impress upon it the necessity of doing somethitng to cleanse the drain at Varravil!e. SFrom MAr O'Ilagan; head-teacher Yarraville state school, in reference to alove. From Town Clerk, Melbourne, inviting Council to attend a conference of the local authorities' interested in the proposed new metropolitan cemetery at Frankston.-...
THE BIBLE THE WORD OF GOD. TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
THE BIBLE THE WORD OF: GOD.' TO Tr?E EDITOR.OF TilE INDEIENDENT. StI,-As a first reastn for believing this Mr Scott says "the history of mankind demon strates that a revelation was necessary to a manifestation of God's existence-a hope in a future life, and a code of morals," &c. It :sapecl's ill ofa- cause when??rdcourse is had to such obsolete a riori arguments wh?ich even theologians have diScarded as'ivorthless to prove the. inspiration, of Scripture. On: so grave a subject'is it fair quietly to ignore the whole Old Testament and proaLise.'!to give his ''iorical evidence of the f:icts of the New upon 1which its doctrines are founded,"' and yet never quote asingle historian of the period? IIow :..flimsy such, questions, " Did, the four gospels exist ini the early centuries ?" " Verc the writers-cognisant' of the factsthle 'nairate ?!' &c., when so many of such gospels existed it the time-some more.rcadable and of wider circulation' than those accoritin' to (not by...
Cuttings and Cogitations. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
Cutting3 and Cogitations. -4---- Ily La 'Plum/:. It is interesting to know that nearly F.ve per cent. of Amenrican women wear false hair. At Wauganui, N.Z., a train was recently stopped, caused by myriads of caterpillars being on the line. Rabbit skins are proving of some value, as no fewer than 9,250,000 were exported from New Zealand last year. " Woman is the heart of the family if man is the head," and the head is of no value without the heart to influence it. Pr'n:e Bismarck has expressed his ablhor rence for uncontrolled vivisection, and his hope that the law would be changed to limit the wanton exercise of the practice. Ilo:v many men there are who think they are making themselves popular when they are only making themselves ridiculous. The ignorant young man who said lie wanted to go to college " So as to study a girl called Bell Lettres," had some natural talent for something after all, Australian wines are quite the fashion in England now, connoisseurs speak in the highest ...
News in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
News in -.Brief. The Colonial Bilank has declared adividend of nine percent: Th, Yarravillc United Cricket Club concert promises to be a'great success 'Mr D. Mitchell, (May3or 'of the Ilorough), has been avpointed a. commissioner of the Calcutta Exhibition. A Convier.azione to celebrate the inauguration of St. John's Progressive Union will be held in the Royal Hall on'.May Sth. There was only one small case before the local court on Monday, in which the plaintiff sued for debt and got an order. Major Smith has taken to the Press in defence of his appointments when Minister of Alines. The A?Frs$ has fallen foul of him. Milbra Nott, a native of New-Sputh Wales, has been imprisoned for five years for slaying her lover. The judge sentenced her to death.. The Rev. H. F. Scott will lecture to-morrow evening in St John's Church on the " Sunday Question and the Opening of Public Institu tions on Sunday." This week we publish under the special heading, " Cullings and Cogitations," the select...
TO-DAY'S MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
TO-DAY'S MATCH. FooTscLw\ v . KE.st.NcTro.N-This match will he played at Kensington. The Footscray team are as follow and are requested to meet on the station at 2 o'clock :-Baird, Copplestone, Dean, English (2), Larritt, McPhail, Nunweek, Spence. Scott, and .White; emergency--IH. Langwill.
BOROUGH COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1883. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
.BOROUGH COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1883. Present--The Mayor (in the chair), and Cr Morris, W. Mitchell, Cleghorn, Burrows Stephens, Johnson and Campbell. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. SURVElYOIt'S REPORT. On the motion of Cr. 1V. Mitchell, the above report was left over till next Council meeting. LYNCII'S BRII)GE. The Mayor stated that there was a debt of £.871 13s on the above bridge, some time ago the Minister of Public Works had promised to put £450 on the estimates, on condition the balance was paid. le (the Mayor), therefore moved that in order to obtain the£450 pro mised, the balance £421 135 be transferred to the General account; seconded by Cr. WV. Mitchell and carried. TOI.ICIP?. It was arranged that in fiture the guarantee policies and receipts of the Rate Collector and Town Clerk he lodged at the local bank. BROWN'S IILtt.t "' Several complaints having been received from the above place, relative to the closet pans not having been attend...
Amateur Parliamont. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
Amateur Parliamont. \ `':hen the iHouse nlct on Mlonlayv v: iag. to cn:nr.-e the dleba?. o the P'enmicr , I- i l:I the leader of thte oppohsitip (.Mr Salitont), es itrary to 1i1 espetation. cxprssed hims.elf in .tecord with It.r Warren, in;t ?riuhed a c!ause a;:cJd, lakling the sue:eion dilltiea payaIle ,n c. i in:ea I ef cash. t: thi.s tean he :r.e:e: t:!:at all alienated IantlI would in tintle rever:t ti) te State. Mr \a:er. took Ili tI.v!cr t: tntak for n?t dppo;in the nieeture, a:lI t:r~cdhiam to cro;m the floar and sit in his Ir' cr plate as a Mhister'a! supporter. lie als4 twitted tile IPre'er wt hh wandering all over the world from the time of lul'us Cesar to tlie present day in hi; oa pcnng ret:r.:;, but na!vancing no valid or practical reason in suwt ort of the nleaiure. In reply; to iuestions i Warren stat:l that the Id.ircne hbet:weea .is ?: an I thi onte n.vt:mte Ltx of thu 1l.1 .as tt rcle?tci ha?dl nw to pay 2~ per Stoimn ir maore for ten years. H Ile would granat Ssix...
AN IRISH CABIN. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
AN IRISH ICABIN. ;:A ,-correspondccnt writes ta "a conteniporary i - '" t's lhabitation canino be strictly termedt palatial, but he always has a full house, a.'his family resembles one of ten tribes: HIow they are. stowed away when: the curfew: tolls is a. mys'tery i the old saying, 'lherrings in a barrel,' is, however, tilhe solution.., The cabin, well so, temed, consists of walls of rock, with a rush' or straw roofing, and wooden rafters. .Outside, as vwell as inside, is- heaped up peat-Proiid efnde's ?great. Ioon-whiei 'is cut from the neighborring bogs 'with. a spade which .has a rectaigular. foot . to it.- -:Entering Pat's domicile, you see the'! seven ages of man ;' the. olise branches teasing the pig, the king of the cablin,,which lies 'stretched out'before the peat fire ambition of 'short' duration. ' The- girls, bright, witty, andi, ihat the wise man says is,, `more precious than rubies,' irtuous, and with complexions many a countess would endvy,- aire busily engaged in' do...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
FOOTBALL. The Footscray Excelsior Football Clob open their .third season to-day by a scratch match, between sidis cliosen by captain and vice captain. All members and intending members are reiquested to be on the ground, at the corner of Nicholson street and Geelong road at '-.45 p.m. sharp. The following matches have been arranged for the Yarraille Junior Football Club forthe ensuing season : Date. Club. Where played. May x5 Williamstown talmoral WVillimsetown. - 9 AbbosfordUlioa -.Royal Park. * Carlton Alma Yarraville. June Wili Vams:ot nIalmoral Yarnville. Sltotuota l)dfiSnr-e. Y rmi!t. - 6; Fitzroy Ilb.rts (econd) araville. 3 tt Dten liance Royal Park. 3 cslten? 'narravil!e. Ju.l 7 Carlton Alma Royal Prk. SC..rltoa Lincoln ' \arraville. zr Sandridt United : \arstile.' uS Emrmld trill Alberta Albert Prk. ;Augu;t Sandrid eUnited , ;d Sa'drtdge. Sept Emerald Hill Alberts rarraville. t Commeenal Vamvtlle r5 'Fitzroe Alberts (coed) Fitroy no Ilothom Albon Royal Ptirk. Oct. 6 Caritron...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
Bumsne-s Addrsses. i S FR E. D: !! SH isESH4FT' FOOTSCRAY AND Y?t RAVIITLE P RCELS DLELIVER'. General Carrier, &c., is prepared to deliver or convey Parcel, &c:,Nether to or from Miel bourne daily; care .and i quick despatclh guaranteed. All order; left at the Clarence Hotel, Elizabeth street, Melbourne, punetually attended to. . Local Address: - COWPER & RYAN STREETS, FOOTSCRAY. N.B. -F;iRITuRE RFIMOED. i Orider boxes at Mrs Punshon, grocer, and Schild, Hyde street.: . Parcels exchanged : with all suburban carriers. J A M E S D I CK S:O-N, Grocer, Butcher, and General Storekeeper. " BRA Y BROOK. Has always on hand a plentiful supply of Goodsl to meet the requirements of :his customers. Orders promptly delivered. POST OFFICE STORE, "BRAYBROOK. P. B E . *R IC K; WATCH. and .OCLOCK M AKER, MANUFACTURING JEWELLER, DIAMOND SETTER AND OPTICIAN, "-- IOYAL BUILDINGS," BARKILY. STREET, FO OTSC RAY. Begs to inform. the Inhabitants of FooLscray, Yarraville, and distric...