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PARKHILL CRICKET CLUB BALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
PARKHILL CRICKET CLUBI BALL. Tue second annunal ball of the above club was held in thile local Town Hall, on Tbhursday evening last, about 100 couples being present. The arrangements were perfect, and everything passed off with great eclat. On entering, the vestibule gaily decked with evergreens, and lighted with Chinese h.mps, presented quite a festive appearance. ". Within the hall itself, the walls were tastefully decorated with flags, interspersed with mirrors richly draped, and hung at intervals rightround the building. Theentranceand doors were also hung with costly tapestry curtains. On the stage, surrounded with evergreens and ferns, was a miniature fountain; whose waters sparkling amidst rainbow andfairy lamps gave a very pleas ing effect to thewhole. Immediately be hind, raised on an easel, was an emblem bearing the letters P.C.O., worked with white jonquils on .moss, while on either side was the band of five performers (Robb's), and a number of spectators. The decorations...
C.Y.M.S.—NORTH MELBOURNE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
C.Y.M.S.--NORTII MIELBOURNE BRANCH. TuI above society held its ordinary weekly meeting in St. Mary's School room, Victoria-street, on Monday eve ning, the 24th inst. The Vice-President, Bro. P. Smith, in the chair. The Sec retary, Bro. James Nangle, read the minutes of the previous meeting, which were confirmed. There was a very fair attendance of members. Corres pondence was read from the Flemington and Footscray branches, sending com plimentary tickets for their entertain ment and social, respectively. The sec retary was instructed to write to the Archbishop, asking him to appoint a spiritual director to the branch, rice Rev. Father Norris, who had been trans ferred from this parish to Geelong; also a letter of condolence to Bro. T. Clarey in his bereavement consequent on the death of his mother. The Social Sec retary, Bro. J,. Brodie, brought under the notice of members the advisability of pushing the sale of tickets for the next social to take place on Friday (to-night). The rem...
AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSO CIATION. TutE ordinary meeting of the North Melbourne-Branch was held" in the Lodgeroom, Mechanics' Hall; on Thurs day evening, August 20th. The Pre sident, Mr. Jas. Pickett, in the chair. There was a large attendance, including ladies. After the reading and confir ation of the. minutes, three new menm bers were elected (two benefit and one honorary). Mr. Heyward was proposed as a benefit member. The secretary an nounced the draw of the final debate between North Melbourne and Prahran, particulars of which appeared in our last issue. Messrs. M. A. Brennan, A. H. Martin, and W. A. Watt will represent North Melbonme. The syllabus for the evening (Musical) was then opened by Mr. Solomons the "`Marche Hongroise" on the piano ; and the following gentlemen contributed songs :--Messrs. \V. Blay, "Their Heads Nestled Closer Together" and "Trinity Church "; T. Hutchinson, "Queen of the Earth" and "Anchored"; C. Gourlay, " Only Me," "There Yet," and "Simniple Pimple "...
AT 2 P.M. Before Messrs Fogarty and Barwise, Js.P. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
AT 2 P.M.. Before Messrs Fogarty and Barwise, SJs:P. G?,George Hanley, F. Stewart. and G. -.t.anks, three little boys, were charged .;with trespassing on the railways. Fined ,d. each, with 2/6 costs. .ABUSIVE LANGUAGE. * James Cairns was charged with using abusive language to head porter Ryan, on the 24th ult.. Defendant pleaded guilty. It seems he was at the North Melbourne station on the above date, .and when told that he was on the wrong platform for tile Preston train, used bad . language, and wanted to fight. He was fined 2;6, with 10:6 casts. WRONG CARRIAGE. J . McLean was charged with riding -: ina.first-class carriage on a second-class ticket, oh the 22nd' ult:; on the Essen :.don line. He pleaded guilty. Fined 5-, with 7/6 costs. " MAINTENANCE. CASE. " George White was summoned. by hIis wife, Mary - White, for deserting her. She said he earned 8,- a day in the New port workshops. There was no appear ance of defendant. The case has been adjourned to enible the parties to mak...
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, August 24. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. Mownav, August 24. uioreTru iir1i d (citairmsini), and M-essrs. " 'Fogarty, Wylie, Bindon and Barwise, Js.P. VAGRANCY. - Catherine Haincs,-Eli~zbeth -Morris, George Boxhall and Cornelius O'Leary were charged as above. Geo. Boxhall was unfit to appear, being detainedn___ the gaol hospital. Constable Hedger said that.he and Constable McGlynn arrested the prison ers in a house in Little Courthneystrget. They were all in an indiscribable stbte of moral and physical filth, being alnirst nude. A girl_ named MaryHaines, about six years of age, was found on the premises, and was charged with being a neglected child. Catherine Haines was proceeded against as the keeper of the house. The Chairman said the attention of the owners or agents of property occu pied by such people should be drawn to the manner in which those nhdesirable occupants used, or rather abused,'the tenements. Plain-clothes Constable McGlynn gave evidence bearing 'out- Constable Hedger's statem...
TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
" i,;.,iT'LEllAMS " TLegraius recLived, at iny iTelegrajdii Oice 'ddressed to iany place witlliln the city, towlln, &ci'ih which such ollice is situated, and: delivered'. frde within a radius of one mile; within a radius of 1 . ?iiles,8'. fextra is-liarged. 'I - Urgent Telegrams chargcd double or dinaryraites, ahd:despatclied in prefireuce to others.' . . . :: S:To or'fromhihyp Station in Victoria .. : ' 'l 8 ,0 'ani,'o 8 p.i . ' . Nine word . ... 'Et wordsac' . . '. t 1 ' After 8 'i m' oiiiidght, Tu word .5 '0 Tan:wotls ..'... . ... o! Every adilioaiit tord .. .... .2 "Midlnigh to 8.30?, a.m. Ien words ... ...... 3 0 Every additional word. . 3 . .:. ' S SDAYS.' " "; S essacges toniyardc to oflices bpen on Sundays, if drop ed idi tlie iobipru'tided for that purpose,'ht i'the Mdlloiihir Office with fee enclosed. ' ' . 8.30 a.n. to 9.8Q p.um.., i id. 1Ten words .... : .. : ::: . 2 0 Extra, words, each;!. ...0 2 9.30 p.m. to 8.30~ i.m Tenivords .. . . .0 Extra words, each . ......
SPEEDWELL CYCLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
SPEEDWELL CYCLION CLU. - This club had two outings on Sunday-mor ning, to the Beach, in which 12 members took part; afternoon to Keilor, to which place about 20 wheelmen journeyed. Re ports from both-show them to have been thoroughly enjoyed by all. We under stand that Captain Browne has sternly set his face against that most reprehen sible practice of scorching on the journey homewards, THE Oxrond Socl.L.-.-The Oxford Quadrille Club held their first annual sooial in the Trades Hall, Carlton, last Wednesday evening, and proved to be a decided success. The hall was nicely decorated, and there were about 50 couples present, a programme of 2. dances being disposed of. Songs were contributed by Messrs J. Crowder and J,. McIntosh, The band and catering were of first class quality, and Mr. H, Robinson proved an efficient M.C.
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
)PosTAL'NonTsE . Postal Notes, from is. to 20s:, may; be' obtained at all Post Offices, lut are only payable at any. Money. Order :0ffice in the Colony, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon.. Pouidage under.ls. Gd. ... ...I d. ,, . , 4s. Gd, ... ... d. ,, ,, 7s. Gd.... ...'2d. ,,. ,, 20s. Od. ... ... 3d. . Victorinan Postal Notes are payable in N.S.W., S.A., Tasmania, Queensland, an:d) 2ctrstitejreraa L4i v thc plyce moAust" affix stalRj equla to pound+goe). i. Stnamnps.'of No.?;Soutil V ales, South Australia,. Great .Britain, 1rance;: Ger manly, Italy, andUnited' States, are ob tainable 'it thei beileral 1'ost ' Office, Melbourne, in uantitii? s not exceeding 5.a at one tine.-'A onuiiýsaiot will e l clihrged` bf l."dld 'eve r ry J i':t: i;rihl of English a'nd Foieign stamps purchased, iidT"ld.:o-b veryC' Gd. oit-h-iofp ntierco-I lIonial amp a .
THURSDAY, Aug. 27. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
.. ~rUORSDAY, Aug. 27. Before Messrs Fogarty (chairman), SWylie; Bindon,"and McCarthy, Js.P. . VACCINATION CASE. Alexander Glasseock was charged with notr having his child vaccinated. He pleaded guilty, and was fined 10 . . FACTORY ACT CASE. Thefirm of Fitzgerald Bros., Errol-st., was charged - working- female- employes over 48 hours. . Mr Williams prosecuted and Mr Daly defended. fMr Williams stated that if application ..was made, the Minister had the power to extend the time,.but only under condi tions. Alexander Bryce said he was inspector of factories and shops. ' He visited the premises and .questioned some girls in the firm's employ, with the result that a summons was issued. ..Bridget Lonigan said she was in the employ of the defendants. During the * the week beginning on the 2nd August, she: worked 56 hours. Three other * young ladies worked as long alsd. Catherine Drinan said she was em ployed nearly 56-hours that week. Eli?abeth O'Beirne said that.the week commoiecing 2&am...
TRAMWAYS. NORTH MELBOURNE LINE. GREEN BAND BY DAY. GREEN LIGHT AT NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
TRAM WMlA NORTII; MELBOURNE LINE.L GiuEEs BAN) BY DAY.' Ge5Es LiGIT rAT NIGT. First Car leaves FPleuiiangtn ridge Week ,Days at 5.ai a.mn,; Sundays at 1:40 p.tu : : 'First 'Car leaves Flinders-street Week Days at 6.7 a.m.; Snldays at 2.5 p.m. :. Last Car leaves Ienlingtii?Bridge W\eekD~c ays a.t' 11. p.min; aturd ias at 11.35 p.li.; "SSuidys at 10:10 p.il. Last Car leaves Flinders-street Week Days at 11.30 p.m; Saturdays at 12 p.im.; Suindiys it 10.35 p.al, Fare from Flinders-street to Fleming t6n Bridge sd. Counetion iiade at Fleiniligton Bridge with Mlooneo I Ponds Omnibus Line.' Through Fare, 4d. Transfers 'alloweddat Qi?eisberry-st., to West Melbourie Line, 'ind rice versu.
THE NOVELIST. THE Manager's Favorite: OR, The Tragedy of Uarnleigh Shores. A STORY OF THE STAGE. CHAPTER V —(CONTINUED.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
.TiNA . *1 i : , ,.i*T ( auageares: Favorite:1 heo Trea?edy or a: naenigh Shores. cc? A STORY OF TIlE STAOE " OIIAA'TER V 1--(Cooronx.) : :Ethel listened, but she did notcompreneod 'hb drift of their remarks, and very soon the l.sK g~e ueparteo, leaving the stxt of hit great play with Mrs. Vanatead. .i t.wa, comparatively easy work for the ysong. girl to commit the part assigned to her, but she felt full of misgivings lest she should not he able when the time came to sos. tain .the self-possession-the aplomb necee. sar" to seneo'ss. But Mfrs. snltead enouraeged her; and if idame Thereee, strolling down into the Parlor in reg'llge coslume, and the play-book ih hr haod, muttering over her role in low toner, pronounced favorably on the new romer. , " Dn't be afraid, my dear," she said, ami* ably; " there is nothing distressing about it, though, of course, one has to get used to beieg stared at, and to having one's points, good or bad na may he, aommented on. I ra?rember that in my earl...
MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL. BOURKE WARD. ALDERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
MELBOURNE . CITY 'COUNCIL. BiOUilBE. WA .D Smuel 'Amness..o . retires 9th Nov., 1890 .COU\scLLLuns. Jacob Marks... retires 1-? Nov.,, 1890 Janule,lo S on ... .1897 Richard Bowen... ,, ,, .1898 A. Assessons.. , Henry II. Bindon, John Lettey. RATE COLLECTOR. I. Sparks..
PUBLIC HOLIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 28 August 1896
PIBLIC 11oLIDAY.-His Excellency the- Governor, LonLBrassey,_haiss.po claimed Thursday, the 3rd cf September, a public holiday throughout the City of Melbourne and suburbs, in connection with the annual agricultural spring show. A SEQUEL Or SPEIGHT V SYME.-It is rumored-and on good authority that Mr. D. Syme recently selt1fr. R-. Speight, late Commissioner of the Vic torian Railways, a cheque for£]00. It is no secret that Mr. Speight, like many others recently, has suffered financially from the had times, and added to this, his law costs have been very heavy. If this action of Mr. Symie's is a fact, it certainly redounds to his credit, and shows a generous and conciliatory spirit. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTION. On Wednesday 19th August, the Presi dent of the Legislative Council issued a writ for the'election a member for. the Norths Yarra Province. The retiring member is Mr. William Pitt, of Pitt's Buildings, 476 CollinsLt Thbe_follow ing arrangements have been made for the election:-...
NORTH MELBOURNE TOWN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
IO5TII MZELBO0URNB TqWf COUMCIL.7 nayor, Mr. T Fogarty, J.P. P Eastern Ward -Mr. J. Gardiner, Mr. W. H. Fuller, s.P- Mr.J .larw?se, JP Middle W ard .Mr. T.Fogarty J.P.; Mr.,G. Carter;i Mr. D. Wadick. Wetekr Ward--Mr. P. Costello Mr. J. O."Steel, J P.; Mr'. JG.'G Pa.tric.. a Town Clerk,MJr.H;. JERaoidli-llRat Collc~tor; Mr."J.-Kei ney., Sirveyor, Mr. E. Mclver. Health Oflicer Dr. Whitaketr. Inspeictor, Mr. E. Magnus.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
:l- RETURNED to the OLD CORNER Lately Occupied by EKMAN & SONS. ,NB and Secondland Furgiture OCT.T O.. Cabinetmakers, Upholsterers, . And Bedding Manufacturers, 325 VIOTORIA ST., WEST MELBOURNE, Consult EKMAN & CO. if you Want to Buy or Sell. GEORGE SIMMONDS, TWVBOLESALE 4BUTC$ER'S SMIALL GOODS MAN,* COURTNEY ST,, NORTH MELBOURNE, Small Goods a Speciality. Country Orders punctually attended to. JOHN DALEY, Furnishing Undertaker & Embalmer, Corner Latrobe and Spring Sts., Melbourne, reUBLIC NOTICE.-A rumour having bccn put into circulation by interestcd partics that the old cstablishte Undertaking Busiucss of John Dalev, of Latrobe and Spring sts., .has changed hando. it is hcrcby notillcd that the business is still carried on by the under signed, as rcprcscntativce of the family of the late John Daley. u-Las-be and Spring strcets, ,lelbotrnc. (Signed), TJIOMAS DALEY. Funerals conducted to any extent in Town or Country. TEL.xaONEZ 827. EI STA.-Zr-S -E D 1887e ...
SHOPS AND FACTORIES BILL AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
rSiorsa .dT~tfcrntiisri B11i Ara's.' --A csrrespondent iii nthe daily press sdggesfs tli.tiaB]tnifiednient' be iiitroŽ duced in the Shsrps and Factories Bill, stating a "minim mr price" nnder which it should not be laiwful for shopkeepers to sell any god h tIre observiug'of which would give tbecqhaWr rofit, aend allow tiem to give .:Weiployee an -living wge. He contends that the public are nt s?erved in any way by ~h i present cut throat competition in prices, although ninny peo.le, he sontinues to state, think they gain. It i~ nrgued by this writer. that competition beyond its rational limits mneans inferior goods, arid half trainedi beginners"'as shopmen, who are dismissed a. soon as they are jrosrth and ask for a decentsalary. There is a good deal of truth in all this. " Comn petition, so the copy books of our child hood told us is the, life of trade-but cinder soire of the conditions that obtain nw, and o?ifing to th xitenrt:to which it is pushed, it bids fair to be its death. F...