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THE PAVEMENT QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
TIfI-T PAVEMENT QUESTQION. 8ir -1o hare heard a great deal'o talk aboutl thb dollectibA df -half thl cos of iavu'til nt, i.id ivb woro told that } tyoubl b? colluoted ii modiately. Now,. 5ir, why is it not colleotod, and what is the reason of the delay ? Councillor ILurtllen was very anlious to colvince me, when he solicited omy vote for ?,. Cook, that the mooney would be aurely collected, os it was a just debt. Now, Sir, .t think it is too, but I don't !ike to eta amything like humbug going 'ioh "H\\lihs isauce fo'r the gooso is 'siutco for thu gander," If the cry of collect jig the pavement' money is not na electioneoring dodge, 'thn I say thld sooner the money is got in tio baettor--. Your'e obediently, AMIbls 1VAi ,.
AN IMPORTANT OMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
AN IMIPORiTANT OMdISSION. In the report of the deputation from .the Ilotham Council, which,waited on the Postmaster-General, and which ap peared in the " Advertiser" of last issue, the name :of! Councillor' Ryan was omitted, simply through an unintentional oversight. :othing would suit Coun cillor Laurens but 'nE should call at-: tention to'tiis"most important matter" on A?Mosday evening. With his thumb in his waistcoat, his cheeks glowing, and his spectacles poised at the extreme tip of his probocis, .he harrangued his fellow councillors somewhat after the fashion which Cruickshank . depicts Mr. Pick :wick, while addressinghisfellow students of human nature at the ever memorable club. - He was followed by Councillor Ryanr' wii appeared to' think :he, was treated in an unfair mannher, and looked very fiercely at the"unfortunate reporter who:was the unoffending cause of so much eloquence. being wasted. Mr. Ryan must learn to' overlook these little trifles. It is a distinguishing feat...
BRUNSWICK COURT. (Before Messrs. Strutt, P.M., Staley and Fleming, J. P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
IBRUNSWICK COURT. (Bcforo M'essrs. Strutt, P.M1., Staley and Fleming, J. P.'s) John Watson, on remand, charged with threatening the lifo of his wife, was dis charged; the case was adjourned from last court day for the wife :to produce witnesses, but no one appeared. Charles Msuscott v. Richard Stephens, LI 8s. Od. goods sold and delivered; ad. journed till 14th proximo. The Mayor, Councillors and Burgdsses of the Borough of Brunswick v.' llarriet Beak, rates LI2 ; adjourned till 7th October at the request of complainants. Cecilia Wcssou v. Joseph Pthllips, for 11s. 3d., goods sold and delivered. Order for amount with 2s. Gd. costs to be leried by distress. Same v. Freak, for L2 12s. 9d.; verdict for amount with 7s. Gd, costs, to be levied by distress. The Inspector ofReiglits and Measures v. 1'm. Edolls, for having unstamped weights in his possession ; the Inspector stated the weights were correct but un. stamped ; fined Is. and 2s. Gd. costs with weights forfeited.' Same v. Ahi'ous...
THE LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
THE LOAN. W Ve understand that, notwithstanding the unanimity which prevails ini the Brnnswick Council to borrow money at a high rate of interest, the ratepayers intend to test, in the Supreme Court, the legality of the course pursued by Coun cillors. TWre think it is highly neccessary thtt some action should be taken to restrain the local'authorities from pro. ceeding further in their suicidal course Thepresenes of a number of contractors at the Council table does not argue well for the manner in which the loan will be expended. It is well known that the Government are averse to the drainage scheme of the Council, and will not give any assistance towards this object, yet that body are obstinately bent upon raising the money at all hazards, and letting contracts for the work of drainage. Such conduct can bear only the worst interpretation, and in view of the recent disclosures in connection with other contracts, it is niost desirable that. a further effort should be made to bring th...
Police. HOTHAM COURT. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3RD. (Before Mr. Laurens, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
Police, IIOTlAM COURT. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3RD. (Before Mr:Laurens; J.P1.) - INSULTING - ]3eSAYIOR. - Alexander Boyd was charged with making use of insulting words sn the publio streets to John Jacob, with intent to provoke a breach of the peace. The bench dismissed the clarge, after cautioning the defen daht MONDAY, OCTOBIER 5Tr . (IBefore Mr. Kihg, J.P:) INSULTINC BEUEIIAIOn.--Charles Scott was charged with insulting behavior, but was cautioned anud discharged. A WVouLD.;"N SUooICD, - Catherine O'Meara attempted to dtownihorslfip;a watbr hole. .Shd was 'arrdiedt" and brought bdfore the bocdeh. 'She was adt monished and'dischiirge . " A youse Wo iAN SI DIFFIOULTISro. Madrg'act O'Keefo was chlrged vith hay irig no lawful' visible' meahs df ia?port. She was caUtiohed'and hlischarged,'o' her promising tb go home to'her inother. U Dil?s. - Janibs oltiire, for a first offenco, was castioijed 4iqd diqollqgodr. ,lames Lone was fined 5s, and in defelllt 21 hours' imprisonment, and George Tho...
BRUNSWICK MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
BRUNSWICK MECHANICS'. IN STITUTE. A now quarter of this valuable in stitution commenced on Thursday last. We lare glad to hear that during last quarter several new members availed themselves of the advaptages offered, and we trust that many more will do uo during the present one. The conm mitre eta evidelntly preparing for tiue intended echibitiorl i i, a narnner to secure - success. tircuiran have been bent to the principal potteries and carth ensware manufactories, and exhibits are invited in every department of industry. T'he Treasurer of the Institute will be glad to receive subscriptions in aid of the building fund fromu those who have not yet eontributed, In Fitzroy the Mayor has ,marked iis perlod of ollice with the work of the Free Library, andcwe see that great. success has at tended his efforts. Haveo we no men in Brunswvick public spirited" enough to come forward with the same mission ?
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MonDa 5TI OCTOBER. Present-His Worship the Mayor (in the Chair), . and Councillors Clarke, Laurens, Thomas, White, Carroll, Ryan, and Paton. on " conosroNDENCs. -, From the Central Board of Health, in answer to former communication, intimat. ing that it was the duty of the Local Board toappoint an inspector to see that no diseased meat was sold in' the now Mleat Market in Hotham. Referred to Local Board of Health. From Mir; Thomas Caine, stating. that' levels in Carroll street were. noet in accor dance with the plans, and asking-the Council to rectify the same at an early date.; Received. TIE NEW PUIBLIC DUILDINGS. Councillor Laurens stated that adeopu tation had waited on the IIon. Postmaster. General on. the subject of the erection of public buildings in Ilotham. Thngen tlemen who were present comprised Coun cillor Clarke, Laurens, Cook, and Ryan.; The Advertiser had omitted the name, of Councillor Ryan, and he'thought this was hardly fair, especi...
HOTHAM POST OFFICE. TIME OF CLEARANCE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
TIME OF OLEARiAnEOE. 7.10 am. 12.10 p.m. ( 5.10 10.25 a.m. 3.45 p.m. I 8:30aom.f rl ·p. m. IMonoy orders are issued at this office, and, the usual fauilties are afforded to depositors in the Savings Bank.-...- . .. ] CAlLTo. PO S -OFFICE -AND [SAVINGS - .b p o tIAN NGK Mails are deopatchd from this office at 6.40 -n..'arriving at Melbourno- at 7144 a.m 9.55 .m. 10..54 p.m 2.30 p.m. ..2 p.m 3.40 p.m. 4p.m. 4.40p.m. ,A44TPi,.',' .. 5;44p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
S Siank woticeS.? E NG LIS I S-C`O T S I '11" AUSTRALAI CHAlRTI?REDI BANK QUEENSBERIRY and1LIIVESON STREETS, : 1 : 11 THO THAAI&lt; :I; } t . This Bank is open, for, General Banking Basine.s-toh~ i kiholig pf Currept:Aeooujpt,. the Granting of C anesCredise.the reoeipl of Money or Deposits on. Demand and for FixedlPrlodsaLt nt rmF v :n". inalw r ,u IFoT six Iqenthe,- 4 per cent, for twelve month., 5 perbenkt. -I TheoDiscount of J oeal Bills, the Negotia. tlon ot Bills ofEzoianige 'in Egletid, `theO Australian Cilonies;' hld other' part of the world. Drafts iss.ed.on England ;iIrela?d, Soot. land and San. Ficaoidioat Current Rates. . z = ý . Manager. l?lI rNI SO OTTIS r fAND? , AUS r nA LI .A~ CULCARTERED BANIK. HAY oARKETBRANCII. ELIZABETH STREET NORTH` NEAR_. ,FLEMINGTON AND SYDNEY : _ StROADS,- ,. ThIs Banki ho open for' Genoral'llakieg, Bnslnee; the'keepingeof Cerrent Accounts, the;Granttng of Cash Ciedits. the receipt of. ?lfeiey oisDepslits on Demand and for Fixed Perio...
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER" [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
1a-gETBs;ifd' TOR FUR .ADVRRLTISER ' Iotham: Mr. E. Lyons,;27 Quocusborry at: Carltbn :1or. J.. OUalador G Elizabeth street, Mr., Glregory, Lygon street: Brun0ricLgOYlr.,yakorsall, Sydney road:`.' Coburg: Mr. Turnhaw. Sydney road.` ctollingwooed:-re. nhltullin, 104 Gertrude street. I aet dCllilil6iow-o;d: I nrf.W;7 : Capper, 130 Wellingtns street. Fitzroy: irs. Woodruff, Breiunnwiek street. Eltham : Adr Andrews. Neidolbqr oe idd.'AlphlniftoD.: M hr..O'loele.
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
Cricket. A meeting was held on Monday evening of Young.& Son'4 Criok?t Club; and thefollow. log office bearers were elcted :--President, Mr. H. Young; Vice President, Mr. Sims; Treasurer, Mr. Sirms; Secretary, Mr. Towns, Captain,. Mr. B. Suteliffe; Vice naptain, Mr.:.A. Sutoliffl : Committee, .. Satfllfe, A Sutcliffe, Mr. Tomklnr. Young & Sin's Cricket Club have agreed to play for the trophy which Robertson's Jewellers proposed. SYoung '& Sons club will play Burton's Coaohbnulder club on Saturday afternoon, at 3 o'clock sharp, to be played in the Mili tary reserve.. The names of Young & Son'a club are :-M- DJugal, Gregory, Oliver, l[Mcrohan; Anderson; Peach, Towns, R. Sutoliffe,A. Sutoliffe, Skinner, Brooks; emer gencie, Watt, Hair. , ; . , A match was played on Saturday, the 3rd nlstant, at the Royal Park, between Hotham Star and Star of the West club, which re sulted in a victory'for'the former by 43 run. - ceOTrAMn sTAi-lISt INNINGS. :n - H. Warne,...
THE DEPUTATION TO THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
THE DEIPUTA'TION TO THEE POSTMfASTEIR-G 'NERIAL. It was stated, in our issue of last week, that Mr. Curtain, when urging the claims of the Hotham Council in obtaining assistance from the Govern ment for the erection of post and:tele graph offices, asserted that " a rent was paid fop the building, used as a. post office in IRotham," This was evidently a mistake on the part of the hon. member. The building used as a post= office is the property of the postmaster, and no rent has been paid by the Govern. ment since Mr. Fitzgibbon has acted in that capacity--some twenty years.
BANKS IN HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
BAKh S IN HOTHAnL The English and Scottish Bank, at the intersection r of d the Sydney, aid Flemington roads, is rapidly approaching towards completion, and judging from present appearances, the building will be ready for occupation before the new year. The Bank of Victoria, at the corner of Errol and Queensberry streets, is likewise in a forward condition, and will very shortly be ready for the tran saction of business.
THE TOWN HALL, HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
TI1E TOWN HALL, IIOTIIAM. At last there appears to be some likeli. hood (tiat the new building will soon be erected. A deputation waited on the Premier on Wedonesdisy, consisting of the Mayor ,and Councillors Clarkb, L auslns and Ryan. The same arguments which were used on a former occasion were gone into bg )4essrs Curtain and lMunro, who introducel the depntation, It was con tended that suifable dw?llings could be placed on- the 'ground for £7000, ands the Government offices would be concen'. trated in a pentral port of the borough The Postmaster?General approved of the proposal so far as-the postdnud telegraph offices were concerned, and the soaction of the 4Attorney General was asked in re. ference to the court house, I\r. Kerford said in the Government had promised to give the Emerald-Hill Town Council £1500 towards the orcetion of post and telegraph offices, and £1000 for a court house, and they could do the same for Jeothamu, He would request the Public \WorJc i-ortuLeiit to ...
PLANTING TREES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
PIfANTINO TREES:. A correspondent writiig on this subjeict says:-" Sir-I was pleased to see that you threw out a very sensible hint to the Borough Council about planting the lemington road with trees. I think the expeisie would be but trifling, while the boon? conferred on the inhabitants along this thoroughfire, and those who reside in the vicinity, would be. very great indeed. : ani sure that if it is a. question of nioney which interferes with the Council adopting your suggestion, the residents would willingly contribute a portion of the, funds' necessary for carrying out so desirable an object.-I am, Sir, your obedient servant. RATE: PAYER.. I-otham; Sapt. 30, 1874."
BREACH OF PROMISE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
BREACLH OF PROMISE. AoDrs v. JEEVES.-This was an action tried at Bedford on July 22. The plaintiff was a young woman, said to be twenty four years of pgo, and the daughter of a widow keeping a pdbllo-houso at Girtford. The defendant was the son of a farmer living at an adjoining villago and.now about thirty years of age. The parties to th'e actionc had been on terms of intimacy from childhood, and became engaged to each other in 1868. with the consent of their parehte. In June, 18009, the defendant wished the engagement to be at an end, whioh the plaintiff agreed to but five weeks later the engagement was renewed. In December following the de fondant again asked the plaintill to deter mine their engagement, a: ho felt'ho did not love her na- ho had done. The plaintiff agreed, and roturnodl his presents, an on gagcd ring, and so'iioother articles of jewel. lory. Two or three months after the defon. dant called several times to oee the plaintiff. She for some time refused to see him a...
INSPECTOR OF MEAT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
I.., INSPECTOR OF MEAT.2 . Now that the duty of appointing an Inspector of Meat lies:with the Hothamt Council, it is toe be hoped' that some pioperly .qualifed person will be ap pointed without delay. A portion of the salary of the ,officer should be de frayed by the butchers themselves, be causo they .save over £1100 per annum by removing to the Borough of Hotham, and they are likewise interested in pre venting any member of their association froh. offering diseased' meat for sale. At present we believe there is no super vision of any kind exercised in 'the Meat M1arket, and such a state of things shoild hot continue a day longer than can be helped.. The butchers are anxious to see the Inspector appointed, and the, public expect it.
NEW SEWING-MACHINE MOTOR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
NE iV SEWINiG.ACB INNE MOTOR. i Tho " Solentitio.Amerlcan" publishes le?oription;1vithl diagrams; of an apparatus; lesigned to furnish a oimplo; safe, and choap ;owing.t?iahino motor. . The power aoedi oldok-pwork, uodtnay bo'"tt?ohcd to any machine. The novel parts of the maohinory 'aro the appliances for heouring i' uniform 'xertion of power during the running down of the'clookespring and for regulating or, altogether stopping the running of the ma. ohineo. Theso appliances cannot be described in dtai llwithout,'the diagram, hbut it is, ufniciont to state that' in windidg up the spring a crank is turned which winds a chain first around the larger portion of a epirally 1toovcd drumol and that when the clock-work is sot in motion i` begiis tooiun wind the chain from the smaller portion of the drum. SErong iower is thus made to nct on short levers, and light power on long lovers. A brake, wrkedod bytho foot, regoulates the speed at which- thoeiiasoinery is run and a lover, tormira:in...
THE CRICKET SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
THE CRICKET SEASOA"IN. - The, cricket, season has fairly com. menced. , Several matches have already taken place, and others projected. The. programme of the events to come off will be found in the cricket column. We shallbe -happy to insert all notices affecting cricket, provided they are' sent to the 'office not later than Tuesday morning.' Unless the Secretaries of the various clubs adhere to this rule, they mustenot be disappointed if the reports fail to be inserted.. , ;
Tales, Sketches, &c. BEECHWOOD REVEL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 9 October 1874
-:'?Tales, Sketohes, &c. '"BEECHWOOD REVEL i+ r Th Goodlhkeb summoned all his remain ing forco for'tlidtat5spromo~effort which is mado.by every man aid' oevery animal in Sstrtagglb Iietseilc life br'iddbathli --an of :fort ewhihi is partly a convulsion. ,The 1two mdn swayed together as one body, tdiiffliiii ilib: against 1limb--their: tooth I clenched, their.brows furrowed and lower- B ing:iw l th' e fury of the fight. Then Qoodlako's':strength:l began~ to fail; he ( yjelded inch by inch, as his antagonist pushed Thim, by sheer excess of endur 'anco anid spirit,, backragain s to - they tree. There ho lfeld hihi, still fijhting and resisting,; though all but overcome. There T LosdiedCrelkei held:himna minuteor two; ;h thenlie:put in priditicorthc'old-wrestling; 6 backfall andd'his :oppoiant fell' sudde6ly: G and heavily among the twisted-oots of the; l greak b'echtree ?ndcer'~,hich'thid struggle had taken place,: i,. , I- nieadte nfo efort to move, lying there,` breathtiifig ...