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SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

S*h OOTs NQor . g. ¶ he atehero of the Fitg oy Shooting luhb helel their stro?id annual meeting on the 4tht of aelust. when the following were Clt ted uommittee for the ensuing year: Boessrs. J. Byron, 31. Hylad and W. Beggs. It was decided that the quarterly meeting he held on or about the Ist of .January. \µy one wishing to communlll te with th?. cluh cn do so hy letter to thie secretary \. A. Green, 163 tussell-street.

Publication Title: Fitzroy City Press
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ESSAY ON BOOKS, THEIR HISTORY AND INFLUENCE. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

ESSAY. ON iObKS.: 'iTE , HIITY AN) INFLUENCE. ---~------ (Br R. C. MIIL .~ , Linln rA.~i , FIzRnoY LOLiCe Ll0ARX-. (Continued from our last.) Sir Walter Scott, born at E?inolbrgh;" Scotland, 15th Angust .1771, which was' famous as being tihe birthday of the greati French Emperor Napoleomi. Soitt was edu-,` eated in the High Sehool, and.' fter-ar? d? attended Greek and Latin: and logic elasn?? at Edinburgh University. His father w'as what is called a writer to the signet, or inr plaini English, a nolicitor onhd ro$n?'yoae;y r ": ald lwhen about 15 yeora olil the son'was placed in his office with a view of following. the samne profession: This continild for' a few years, daring which he actuallycamne forwardl as a barrister, and poleaded cases in tie courts of law. Bltt'he was evidently nob intendell for this line of bainesoa, and while others iturished by scheming and swiindling ,naking large fortunes, Scott was So to speak, a briefless Iarrister, and could juastmake enough for his m...

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MESSRS. KING AND MEARES IN FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

? I'SSRS. KING AND' MIIE.ARES IN FITZROY. --- . - These two alndilates for the representa titlon of thlle North Yaiat- Pro'inceo ina the Upper House aldressed a pulia. meecting in the Fitzloy Tl'own Hall. Th'lle attelndanc rwas lt very large but was mlot orderly and attentive, the speakers receiving a g*os hearing. Thlle? yol- (Cr. lmore)- occup lll tile choir, acod on tihe platforlo hbehie tile thle candidates wlre also 1?rsors. Ronald Robb. lennetts, Deltbridge, Phipps, Wy a1on11 011n other gentlelllen. Mr. G. S. Kilg i(rst addressoed tile lleet ing and was received with neclamation. lie pointed out the greatly alteredl position which tile Upper Hlouse would in future ocepy through its extended franclhise andl icireTaed representation. It would he the expression of tile thrift nill solid industry ill this colony and em1body the views of sol1me 50,000 to 10,0010) electors. Tihe eouncil wouald e almost a oeaondl Acsseily, except that it would le preeluded fro0t origiating moey bhill...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

hMr. E. ]lottomley, corner of Gertrude and Gore-sts., is clearing the last of his winter's stock of drapery, and offers specially cheap lines in flannels, woollens and heavy materi. als. 31illinery at reduced rates. Special lines in various depaortments, well worth in spection. As they are being rapidly cleared, a visit should be paid at once. Sprin Novelties just opening, all thie newest an pretti?st delsigas.-[AsvT.] NoTmic or Rr.dovAtL.-F. Sartori, Military Tailor, late of 114 Bllruosrick-street, begs to annollun thst lIe .ls rmnoerocl to iOre COmll modnious premises at No. 9Dlrnnlasiek.street. F. S. in returning thanks to Iris Ilnumerous patrons fow past favors, trusts by strictatten. ion to lusiness to lmerit a Olltiluation of heir patronage. [Aolvr.] H]OLLOWAY.s OINTIME.NT ANi) I'ILL.-Old? Wounds, Sores and Uleers.--Daily expcri ence eontlirms tile fact whlicih li triumphed overall opposition for forty years vi., thnt no me;ans are knolwn equl to Iollooway's relaedlies for cur...

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COLLINGWOOD COURT. TUESDAY, OCT. 10TH. (Before Mr. Alley, P.M., the Mayor, and Messrs. Marsden and Barnett, Js.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

COLLL\G\OWOO COURT. Tre,.iur, Ocr. lOrTl. (llefore Mr. .Alley. I'.M., tile Mayor, and ?Ierss. MaJsle anld lIharnett, .Js.'.) DIL'.NKC l,\U I.?(1]tUYIDLY. Thoma NullJ r nllla n dT +nlia Nwmmln were chanrgel with IKi, drlunk alnd disonlrderly. The prisoners pleaded guilty and.wele each inced s. or in default 24 hours. rlwrd Ilramuley was charrged with a similar ofence. lIlr. Lyons wiso appearedl for the dcfence, calledl three witoesees who each swore in the most :listinct terms that the prisoner was perfectly solwrwheln he was arresteld ad leocked op. Discharged. An ellerly manl named John Clark was elareed with having stolen a quantity of hair the property ot Jose-ph C. keckforld, proprietor of at curled hair manufactory. The prose'rutor valed the hair stolen at £4 10s. After hearing the evidesee the bench held llhe ase to be fully prov-et. The prisoner elected to Ie dlealt with suouutatily. The Ielch ittlictel a sentence of six months imprisonment. AsNAP5.T. The saste prisoner easi ...

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MATCHES PLAYED LAST SATURDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

oSClAlcIs ILAYOTI(Y LST aATuTIYOAY. Counereiel v. Alexaldr resultel in a win for the former, the scores being Commercial 10:1, Aloxaldra (5. The highlso t scorrs for the winners were Iolt 41. not out, B]uckley 2?, anl Weir 1(, nIot out. Lorne (cup cleven) v. Shorwoco rcsultedl in a draw greatly in favor of the former, the scores being Lorne 97, Shcrwoodl 5 wickets for.l. Lanley 17. grieve 10, Ewing 12, Brown II and M1. C. Pietriche 10 for former, and lMulllaly S for lattr, hatted well for their respective sides, whilst Ewing 2 wickets for :1 and Lord : for 1'2 rowled splendlidly for Lorne.

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CARLTON COURT. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11TH. (Before Mr. Lewis, J.P.) FINED. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

CARLTON COURT. 1YEDsNES\AY, OI-r. I TII. (Ilefore .Mr. Lewis, .J.P.) WVilliam Cantwell woa charged with some olience the nature of which was not statel. The sergeant of police infonned the oangis trate that the prisoner pleaded guilty. Fined as. or in default 24 hours in gaol. Riehardl Stephens v. lEenuezer Ilarwood, assault. .lr. Leolanl for the colmplainant, lMr. Mlolocey for the defence. This was a most paltry case, and the evidence was of a most contradictory character. and while lr. Mloloney was endeavoring to call thie atten tion of the bench to a section of an act of Parlialent his worship announclll his deci sion. Finl 20o. with P2i;s. costs, or ill le fault three days in gaol. s.\l. . 51, ' 11s o rol?t??s .rATITr.. \'lioht v. Wilkie and Wright v. Rowley. These were smnnotntes under the 3rd section of the Sale and Use of Poisons Statute. Mir. \ilkit appearedl to prosccate, and at his re Ilnest the cases were postponed. for seven days. snrl-lCK OU *T. O'Ilrienl . M'Raile. lr....

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THE STAGE. PRINCES THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

THE STAGE. The farcitl tUI eal " Tie Strategist" hts wi'en rllnlling during thle week at the above named theatre alnd hlis l en accorded fair patrmonge. The account of the plot which owing to pressure of space we were compelled to hold ,rver ntil to-day. is as follows. Majior Aliijah olnward's dlelchter Nellie is in love woitln Mr. Arthur lRutledge's son .Tack, and are s.eadlvy distressed on account of their rlespective fathers witlhholdilng tlheir cllellt to their illarriiec. T"Icy loWever forn a Ilot, in whlicli lack is to impersonate ioth thle .Maor and Mr. Rutledge. iad sets tlfeim quarrelling by iiforming eachl onue what thle other had laid abluit hliln?. andl infoitned the Major that his father withhehl his con ent on acouint of i. thile b Majos) grand fathler Iing a full-bloodedl negro. The .Major fills into the trap. and bid iihin tell hlis fathller list lie will call oni hinm in the morning and deluand an explanation.. Tack manages to get his father nut of the rotail, ani1 ...

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CARLTON COURT. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11TH. (Before Mr. Lewis, J.P.) FISED. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

CARLTON COURT. WEDNESDAY, OCT, 11TH. (Before Mr. Lewis, J.P.) FINED.     William Cantwell was charged with some offence the nature of which was not stated. The sergeant of police informed the magis- trate that the prisoner pleaded guilty. Fined 5s. or in default 24 hours in gaol.   - ASSAuLT, Richard Stephcas v. lbenezer IHarwood, assault. Mr. Leonard for.the cosplaolnat, Mr. Moloney for the ldefencoe. This.w?.a miost paltry case, and the evidence was of a meost contradictory character, and while Mr. aoloney was enadavoring to call the atten. tion of the benoh to a section bf an act of Parliament his worslhip' moooelned Iid dloci slon ' Fined e0s. with Os. cosatr, or lisd'' fault thire days in gaol.! ' : ' : SLETt AND lrtAe OY POISONS RIATUTr, Wright v. Wilthie anl Wright v. Rowley. 'hlose were ssommonees tnder the rd sections of tihe Sale and Use of toiesns Statnte. Mr, Wilkit appeared to prosecute, and at his re -est the cares w'ere posponled...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

SPEOCAL COLUMN. r :. BRITTYEN, Avertoro.r.u & Rorovro Aucror. NOUTI[ FITZltOY AUCTION MART .AND 1'RO IORTY'EICIIAN(OEI RAE STREET .'ropertles For Sale or To Lot. A 0 E N T AGENT For the London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company. Capital . £,32,000ooo. (Eostalihtd 1tS02.) LOWEST CUIRIENT RATES. Lossesaa promply alnd Ilerally settled, fers fot, other Officesrr free of oxpeose. EY TO LEND oity. from per cent. TEN &O., tUlIL.)INGS, EET 0Y, ISH ING R.Y ETITION. them wilth go t0 do eat. HINES IIIR lo hines is or over IIST. T ZROY. erred. T O:S. 0 f8 '0 t'S M. T It?, Baker. .y dty. DY'S hment, NOS3, E\T, O Y. SON'S llisohment, DINSJS, EET RO Y. C O., roduce LDIN(1S, IEE T. )SITOR~Y iZ r11Y. SPECIAL CommN. B.42 --A- UK_~-- 5,-· B r '. M -A : *R K . R K S, TAILOR AND OUTFITTER. FITZROY CITY II HOUS OU . IRKTRUDI· STIRtIC?I?', dim Just rolch? a 8opled, Stook of.oods 'specially scted l ot hlo i onldir trl 0. WOOLLEN8 LFOR THE SEASON. SInspection• Invlte . F URNITUREI ,FURNIT...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

SPECIAL COLUMN. F. J. BRITTEN, I Accrioxeen & EcrATE AGEIT. ORTH FITZROY' AUCTION MART PROPERTY EXCHANGE, RAE STREET Properties For alor Sale or To Let. AGENT For the London and Lancashire Tire Insurance Company. Capital - £:l,Si,000. S (Estalblished 1602.) LOWEST CURRENT RATES. Losses promptly and liberally settled. Transfers from other Offices free of expense. MONEY TO LEND On Freehold Security. from 5 per cent. F. H. H. BRITTEN & CO., No. 0 BIRITTEN'S BUILDINGS, RAE, STREET NORTH FITZROY, IlUIDl.ERS and FUIRNISIING: IRONMONGERY In every variety, at such PRICES THAT DEFY COMPETITTION. BIuilders ni.l others favouring theln with a call will fild it to their advantage to do their buliness at this establishment. A CG E N T For the celebrated r SINGER'S SEWING MSACHINES The superiority of these Mlachines is proved by the fact that 3611,02i, or over 1,000 per week, were sold lnst year. LIBERAL TERMS. W. H. EAGER, lPHARMACEUTICAL CIlE.MIST. RAE STREET Corner Watkins.st, N...

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MATCHES FOR THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

..IrCHr.a?i oll TiltS DAY1. Tihe Fitzroy C.C. commence a two days tatch on theirg posto next 1attnl o y against ItS of.labilee. '['h followring will rrprcscat tie Fitzroy :-Chalk, 1laycr, .ona m, I.seel leo, Mciullock, O'llar, P'rentice, Shle, Showo r,'T'oppingaudiTrinnick. Emiergency, Ellis. A two days mlatch will l. colll olelol to. day at tho Rloyal Park Ibetwen a is adt eler o of the Fitzroy Cricket Clob and a d.d elevenc of Carlton. The following will represent Fitzroy :-Andrawn-tha, irook, Iinstetad, CairtlgIye, iraly. Pa'rker. V. i Newman, Nieoll, J. Stiles. lago, G. \White. ltier gcncisa, F. Anderson, Deflheit, .1Mo1oier are remlucsted to Illott at thio Carlton ground at ".,1 lpm. Tioa0 di eloven of the Fitzroy Cricket Clih will meet tihe Footsocy Cricket Club at Footscray this day. 'The followingo will reproesrt Fitzroy :-Conning, J)cnt, (toad houlh, , J. -osephs, 1P. .looplhs, lillr. R, Newmlall, J. Scott, C. Smith, .1 Waotigh 0. White, Eynon. lMemlbers ar reqltnated to me...

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OUR STORY TELLER. MONA'S CURSE. CHAPTER XVII. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

OUIR, STORY. TELLER. .: -f Ia MONA'S CURSE. I CnA.uTEr XVII (Continued). There was a similarity, howev er, in herI r soft accents to 1on.s which'comblined with the darkness to prevent the stranger detect- sI in his error; and. he hastily repliedl, T'*hat! hlst thou acquired the character 11 of a'prophitess, anti cn'a sot not so work upon Ssilly, credulous girl as to lead her where mi thou wilt?" t, h With a great effort, Nesta kept silent. until he demanded, "Hast thou compre headed me? Art ready to comnaence thy search at daybreak! 'Invent what tale ye will, bt that ye compel her return." "I hear," she replie ; "hat what is it to thee where easta goes, or what she does ?" " Dare not queation ne," hlie said firerly : "let it suffice for th eeto know that 1 will i this. le it yours to do my behest munimr mnriugly. She miiust and shall return to II Llynsawr!" The incensel girl wrenchedl herself froi ti his relaxing hold, and springing from the couch, boldly demailed, "Ad Ai l wtt if N...

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POLICE INTELLIGENCE. FITZROY COURT. MONDAY, OCTOBER, 9TH (Before Mr. Alley, P.M. and Messrs, Marsden, Robb and Raven, J's.P.) DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

POLICE INTELLIGENCE. FITZROY COURT. MositAr, OroLmnt 9re. (lkifoue Mr. Alley. 1P.31., and Mesrs. 3lars den, Rlobb and Iaven, 's..l'.) DRtUNK AND DISORDiERLtiY. The followinilg persons were broutght up charged with the above oflitne t:-Daniel Colleny, Elizableth Imden, .lollhn Dunstan, Robert Ihker. George Wilhey. George Monrris, William Frtell, Edward Curran, Charles Rloche and William Arnold. Col ley anud Entlten were cautionle and dis charged. Dunstan was tilned 10s. or in default three days in gaol, and each of the the others were tinel :m. with the option of 24 hours imprisoe ment. SNSVLTI N: It HAVI .It \ bohy named .lati es Butler was prosecuted for insulting behaviour in a public place. Fined .Ts. or in default 24 hours ineareera S young lman naleed Conlelius Noontan was charged with a similar oulTence. The evidlene ws lnot very culltcltsive, but two uuIlllhe u f tile ptlce force gavre tile ceeuetlc a iver? ea chalateir. Finel "th. writh tile option of 7 dlars in gaul. Jane J...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 12TH. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

'l'trI, -o.ar, flt. I-rit. Ilefore the mayor (Cr. ?Mooeh), the mayor of Collitgwoo( d (Cr. I)wyer). and lealrs. Slhowlu s and .3lLeatn.1 ..l''. ElfIa-.th 'hiaito, for Ieisag ;;r drnk and di.orerlyv was ordered, to pay a line of Oa. thi. with _o. i,. 'na exoc pen os. Eldwartl Couclon, for a sitilar olellce, wae ollerc.l to p'ay a title of so. The altcroativo il each of tho?e casee Lt ttwelloty-forllll hotrs ailproolllleltot. Colltallle Whitnley pfoeotedr.l a cllanll named oRoger Ilordeo for teing druks while in clharge of his lhorce andl o'. The con otlttdoo evidence c:lr to1 the relcot that tot \\W-o foehta tlialtt he folodt thle ca ll) il ltath dfwn-strcet, North Carlton, without any ole in charge, and that stoi after the pri aller colle out of a houle Ittly Itrunk. Finod e0s. cwith the alternative of dlays in . L ol Car?he V. llarria. This wott a sllllls oallt fng opon tfh'etofcetautt to oterw cause wlhy the t?elch shouthl not assess the value ofa mItlical ldteplitmta aul a Imelic...

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SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

SPORTING NOTES. O?inl, to pressure o olr space we hare been obliiel to hold over soveral Cricket notices. CRICKET. FIXTURES FOR SEASON, 1882-3. rO 3t. RlCAIL 1.C Oct. 7-Alexandra, North Fitzroy. 14-North Star" do. 21-llr',swick Union. do. _S--Central Iichimndo Richmonod. Nov. 4-Star of the iaost, own ground. 1I-Alexandra, Cricket (:round. IS--Ruse of Carlton, Carlton. 25-Northl Carlton, Carlton. Dec. 2-ll rswoaiek Union, Brunswick. 9--Rising Sun, Cau Iton. 16i-North Star, North Fitzroy. 23--En- pire. do. t0-Carlton Alma, North Fitzroy. Jan. G-Star of the asct, Collingwocl. 13-Rainhow, Darling Canlen,. "20-North Carlton, North Fitzroy. 27-Vaeant. Feb. :3--Abltsfonl, North Fitzroy. lO-Vacatnt. 17--Park United, Emerald Hill. 24-Fernulale, North Fitzroy. March. :1-Ralinbow, do. 10-lark United, do. 17-Carlton Alna, Carlton. 24-Rose of Carlton, Carlton. 31--Rising Soun, Nortll Fitzroy. April. --Ferimale. .. 14-Abbotsfonl, , Vest Melbouine. I21-Central hticlinnod, N. Fitzroy. '0S-Victoria ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

OPENING NEW dBRANCH, 238 SMITH ST. -REDUCED _P RICES.!!! WHOLESALE iCLOTHNG C0OY., PREMIER TAILORS OF AUSTRALIA. GEELONG TWEED TROUSERS FORMER PRICE,' l2. (id. REDUCED TO 10s. 6D. SUITS TO ORDER, 42s. 6d. OPENING.NEW BRANCH, 238 SMITH STREET, COLLINGWOOD. Opposite Coffee Palace, ndl adjoining the l onte dc Piete Loan and Discount Company. TO THE PUBLIC.-Owing to the generous .suiport received from the public, and the great and unrivalled success we have met with, has induced the Company'to still further incrtese their enterprise by opening a NEW ItRANCH AT 23S 'SM ITH iSTItEEIT' COLLINGWOOD, opposite the Colle; Palace. In so doing we feel, coniidenti we are anticipatinig tlhe- wants of our many Collingw-oo~ ail Fitzroy custonmers, from whomt we Iope to receive the same liberal support in the future that the public have kindly bestowed upou us in the past. We are selling SINGLE GARMENTS at WHOLESALE PRICES, and owing to the lilbral patronage bestowed upon its by a Discerning Public w...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

UL'IUNG AND SUlIE.R SEASON. EDWARD :CORNELL Has much pleasure in announcing that ihe is now making his FIRST DISPLAY Of NEW SPRING GOODS Comprising thie LEADING NOVELTIES New- desitgn in Carpets, Cretonne, Lace Curtains, &e. Printed Satteens, 'C?nCa srics, Zephyrs, &e., which are very choice and entirely New Patterns. All marked at LOWEST CASH PRIC?ES. ROCHESTER HOUSE New Cash Drapery Warehouse, Corner of Smith alnd P'el Streets, COI. LIN(: W\OO ID, Also at 31ADEI. NE IIOUSE. corner Queensberry and 1ain eline Sts.. CAIII1'ON. W2(C BOUKE STIIEET EAST. ENGLISH ALE. BASS'S No. 4, IN SPLENDID CONDITION, ON iliI-:Itr .IT TitE NATIONAL HOTEL, IRUNSWICK STIIEET. D ARK Brandy Drinkers admnit that Bar riln?oen' 150. an ,ol,taied at the Na THE NATIONAL IO0TEL A... ,. . -r trp.:a ..... tha ... . - One of Allcock's Best Table,. Single Bottles at Wholesale Prices. '. tPOTTER, I',,roirroni . T. KENNEDY, jS & to SIllI'SON'S ROAD, NORTH RICIIMOND, HOUSE, 1,.\NI) & IN...

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FIRE BRIGADE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

PFIRE ItRIGAItI: CliJlXCE'II'. \ grtnd con~cert was? h.d i., the litzI,\" S"r.wn Iall.l , \1 .iay eoOnin_,- last I,\y the officers and mtnemlets of tie lFit.rov V\olun teor Fire brigade, for the purpo, of mi-ing funs for the erection of a look-out tower. There was a good attendance. hlat taking into considhnrsti,n the object for which the eonc rt was given, it is to Ib regnrttelI that tihe hall was not full to overllowing.l Ex Cr. Clauscen preIide?l, .an Cr. .1i'1llson anls occupiel a -Iat onlll the iplatfon. .Mis Stewart at short notice 'unldertiok to act is pianiste anl gave general satisfactin lby tilhe tinishel manlner in, whih she played the overture, a really ex.ellent piece of mu.-ic thle name of which has e.qcapedl us, and also tile aeLmnpallpli l.el.t.o for tile O arius llgs tllrolllltt the eVellillg... lis Io.ushl.l 'olag Mrs. Cordon sang the ever popular duet T"Ihe Cousins,'" and elicited prolonged ap plause. bth ladies were in \xcellhnt voice andllll e lave never hand th...

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Fitzroy City Press. SATURDAY, OCT. 14th, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Fitzroy City Press — 14 October 1882

SAUTURDAY, OCT. 14th, 1SS2. Iv tlheor Ih one thing irore than another il collection with illulciptal afflirs, ill which the ratepayers hare a right to demand per fect imlpartiality, it is in tenders publdicly called and submitted in goodl faith. In coll nection with all tenders deposits are relquire presImaobly to cover any fties or possible loss to the council through negligence or inefliciency on the part of the contracting parties. Aa the?-depositsarealwhays frameld so as to be ample security against prolbble risks, it is customary to accept the lowest tetnders, throwing the responsibility on the shoulders of the contractors, the coancil alwray having the right to rcanel in r?ce of utter intompetency. If the public were Iot awalre that this is tIle cotrse invariatly adopted, cnlc tht the Jowcst tecIdrer is ncl'grelthe wrork, thhler woul d th he etl of dissatisfaction anld o eroi of log-rolling, suspicion, and ill-feclitg. Ii fact l?-il?s IIIC wouhld refuso to tender idllller tile...

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