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AUSTRALIA'S PIONEERS. (Lines suggested on passing the Immigrant's Home.) Air—"Auld Lang Syne." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
AUSTRALIA'S PIONEERS. (Lined onsgested on passing the Immigrant's 1tome.) Air-" Auld Lang Syne." Ab, many's the sad and weary heart Lies in yon dreary home, Who, in thc days of manhood's bloom; Across the seas did roam To build a home on foreign soil, C,, r,~o i, future yeaos.. .. Their aged hearts from care nod toil, Australia's Piooeers. CHIORUS, Their memor" often wanders back To happy. bygone years, Vherr they Isave spent their childhood's day. Australia's Pioneers. With bounding hearts and joyful hopes, They sought this sunny land Of mines, of golt. of wealth untold, Of forcsts, great and grand, To dig, to buihl, to plough, and sow, Tins fertile, virgin soil, That they might reap in future years The hlarvest of their toil. Chorus. They toiled, in rait, that goal to gain, For which they struggled long, The robbeos came. the spoil to claitt, Frons those it did belong, And left those honest sons of toil - To pineiin silenit tears, - - To lay their bones in paupers' graves, Those p...
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, August 31. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE -COURT:. MONDAY-Auigust 31. Before Dr.,lo?:d (chairmun), a?1 Messrs, Bnrwise, Bindon, Birtwistle, Fogarty, .Gri~.ei;"d WyliQJs.P. ...... A ROW AT A BALL. Robert Finlayson summoned Harry Hitches'for assault. .On.the, 21st the dufeudant invited cosiplaitianjt to a dance at defendant's Horsemarket Hotel, Flemingtin-road. During the evening Hitches said to Finlayson "You are getting on to your friend," while complainant was talking to young .man he knew. Defendant tlieti said " You are - cow ; come out in the road anid fight me." Com plainant said "I am not a fighting man, and* 1 .havey .a long day to-morrow." Defenidanit tlhen struck. him. He re ceived severe '.treatment generally at his hands.- ....... z:xJ. Coghlan deposed to the assault. Thereuas?.'a crosa-snmmons for-nsult- ing xorls and assault, it being alleged liy Hitchesu'tli?'Finlayson liad 'prodded" him in 'thlmfa'e',vith the elbow,; aind hlad used disgustihgllang-age to Hitches aid Mrs H.tches, besides...
N. M. FOX TERRIER CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
N. M. Fox TEnRIER CLUB.-A meet ing of the above club was held at the Melrose Hotel, Flemington-road, last Monday evening, Mr Hamilton presiding. MrWebster's offer of a course at Croxten Park was unanimously accepted by the committee. It was decided to hold a meeting on the above ground, the Fitzroy roy racecourse, on the 12th-Saturday week-for fox and Irish terriers. The committee of the club passed a vote of thanks to Messrs G. Bennett, M.L.A.. and J. B. McArthur for their time and trouble in the matter of securing a per mit. There will be three unlimited sweepstakes for Saturday, the 12th two for fox terriers 181bs., and under 21hbs. respectively; also for Irish terrier stakes. Entries close at Mr G. God dard's, Flemington-rd., on Wednesday, Septomber ,? at 8.30 p.m.i odouia tions 3-, as will be seen by an adver tisement elsewhere,
ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH, ROYAL PARK, ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
ST. GEORGE'S CHURCH, ROYAL PARK, ANNIVERSARY. THE Sunday School anniversary in con nection with the above Church was held oo Sunday, August 80th, in the church, when services were conducted as follows: ---Morning-Rle. H. N. \oillaston; afternoon-Mr A. F. French; evening -Rev. R. Short. On Tuesday evening, September 1st, a concert and cantata, in aid of the New Church and Vestry Fund, was hold in the school-room, when, despite the dis ngrceable weather, there was a very large attendance. Mr W. M. Jeakin in the chair. Miss E. Ellis, acted as accom panist. The following programme was gone through:?-Opening chorus, " The Light of the World," by the scholars; recitation, "Jack Frost," Miss M. Car less; chorus, " The Stray Chicken," Boys; dialogue, " The Doll Show," In fants; duet. "Where are You Going," Miss A. Laird and Master O. Elliott; dialogue, "A Lesson in Mental Arith mseti," Miss Debney and Master G. Laird; dialogue, " Shining Lights," Senior Girls and Infants; recitation, 'A Lea...
JOLLY & DRY'S AND MOUNTFORD'S TROPHIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
JOLLY & DRY'S tan MOUNT . FORD'S-i TROPHIES. THE weekly meeting in connection with the above "'was 'held 'at" the Union Hotel, Russell-street, on Tuesday, 1st inst., at 8 p.m., all delegates being present. Mr. W. E. Clarke-in -the. chair. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. The following are last Saturday's matches: St. Brigid's v. Paris United.-TThis match was played at Prince's Oval, and after a well contested game resulted in a win for the former by 4 goals 5 behinds to Paris United 3 goals 12 behinds. Goal-kickers for St. Brigid's-Hooker, Lonnigan, Green, and Dally. For Paris United-Wallace, McGuiness, and Cairns. British Star v. West Ports.-This niateh was played on the Port Melbourne Football' Ground in' the presence of a large crowd, and after a very good game resulted in a win for the latter by 5 goals 5 behinds to British 'Star 1 goal 7 behinds. Goal-kickers for West Ports --Muir, Johnston, Williams, Hilde brand, and Riley. For British Star ...
ALBION UNITED v. RICHMOND CITY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
ALBIOX. UNITED .~ RICHMOND CITY. THcES clubs met last S.aiurday on the grosiisd of the latter at Richmond City Reierve, in the pire.~ene of a large number of spectators, fully 5000 being present. Great interest was taken in the game, which resulted :in a win for the Albion by 5 goals 8. behinds to 1 goal 2 behinds. Goal-kickers for Albion -Roach (4). ednd J. Fox. The whole team played splendidly. By defeating the Richmond City, the Albion United and Albert Pairk are a tie for the priemiership. They havo to play off to-niorrow on the Port Mel bourne cricket ground. Albion Uriited play., Albert Park tinlzarow, on the.Port Melbonrhe cricket ground.' Heet at J; Robey's at 2.80 sharp.
ADJOURNED MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
ADJOURNED MEETING. On Tuesday morning the adjourned meeting from the previous Friday (which was tohave taken placeon Wedinesday)mvas held in the Mechanics Institute Errol st., in connection isth the above ques twion at which there was a large attenP lauce of shcopkeepers. Theumayor (Cr J. Barwise) presided, and in ope-ning naid that lie hoped that they would be unianimous on whateir day was'selected - Personally he thought the government -hould have fixed the day. - Mr . Smith (bootdealer) said that the hod no hesitation in contending that Wednesday would be the best day for the half-holiday, and moved accordingly. 3-r W-O'Beirn" (erockery- dealei) se conded the motion ;: He had 26 years experience as a shopkeeper in -1North Melbourne and he thohght Wednesday would be the most suitable day from the ideas he had formed during his long business career in the town. Mr J. Davis (painter) said he thought the suburbs should fall in with the city, and it was, as a matter of fact, too soon ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
Public Notices. For WEDDING RINGS, IEEPERS, -DIAMOND RINGS, ENGAGE -1ENT RINGS, JEWELLERY of all kinds, SPECTACLES, ant ELECTROPLATE D WAIRE, o 150kO TE NMOs, TOWN HALL BUILDINGS, NORTH MELBOURNE. gy-Watches, Clocks, and Jewellery IRepaired. All Work Guaranteed. Size Canls of Rin and Prices sent on application. "/?- WHOLESALE - ' TOBCAONIST SHIIAIRDRES~ER, 55 Errol St., Nth. Melbourne. The Trade Supplied with any quantity of Tobacconist's Goods at the Lowest Possible Price. FRED, J, BREARLEY, Architect, ."Yerqon;" 104 Xiller-st., West Melb. einmber of. Archtl. Assoctn. Certificated from Science & Art Dept. London, England, and The Working Men's College, Melbourne. Medallist, &c., &c. lnilding Referee, North Melb. Town Council. Instructor Carpentry, Deaf and Dumb Institute, Melbne. Formerly Senior Assistant Instiuctor Theoretical and Practical Carpentry, Work ing Men's College, Melbne; Architectural Master Flemington and Kensington School of Design,and North M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
SALE! EXPIRATION OF LEASE SALE! Great Sacrifice of Drapery Goods AT NORTH MELBOURNE. Ladies and Gentlemen, we ask you to visit us, when you will find our Prices "Right as Rain." We want £ 1 0,O 00 in Bullion this Month, aind will offer EXTRAORDINARY & UNPARALLELED BARAINs! FITZGERALD BROS., Errol-st., North Molbourne. SCOLOMADE Boot Bazaar, 1 ERROL ST,, North Melbourne. Try Leeming's Ladies' Tan Lace Shoes, neat: caps, 3/1'1 iper .pair ; marvellous, value. .. Ladies' Glace Lace Shoes, 4/11. Button Shoes, 5/11. Ladies': " Reliable " Bals., neat toecap, 4/11. Queen Button and Bals., 5/11. Ladies' Glace Bals., 6/11.: Button Glace Bals., worked button holes, 7/11. Gent.'s Tan Sedan Bale., 8/6., Gent.'s Tan Goodyear Welted Bals., 12/6 ; special value. Gent.'s Dress Bals., 4/1l& 5/11. Ladies' White Shoes, Lace and Button, 3/11. REPAIRS a Speciality, and Finished Daily. Large Staff of Skilled Repairers kept on the Premises. BOOTS for OHILDREN Lengthened when too short. L ar...
THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
THE ROYAL ,AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S SHOW. TuE Government took the course this year of proclaiming yesterday a public holiday on necount of the Agricultural Show at Flemington, which was opened on .Wcdnesday~ and although it is often urged with reason that there are far too many holidays already in the. year, we think the latest-addition to the calendar in this respect has more to be said in its defence than at first sight appears. As a mere spectacle, or a place for an after noon's outing coupled withla cursory ex amination of the exhibits, the Show has st particular claimi on the attention of tlecomnimunity above aiy other rfereetive agency is their midst, buot sis an object lesson in itself and its national srgnifi cancoethat give it its strongest qualifi cations for support and encouragement. The first cause of the Colony coming into prominence, arid the first great source of its revenue, was undoubtedly gold, followed closely by the wool-growing operations of the pastoralists, and...
THE NOVELIST. THE Manager's Favorite: OR, The Tragedy of Carnleigh Shores. A STORY OF THE STAGE. CHAPTER VII. "I WAS ON THE CLIFFS THAT NIGHT AND SAW WHAT YOU SAW." [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
THENOVELsT THlE .Ia.g.r's Fav0rite: on, The Tragedy of Carnlcigh Shorec. A, STORY OF THE STAGE. CHAPTER VII. MI WAS ON TIE CreFFS THAT ihICOT AND k BAW WHAT YOU SAW." For a'moment Ethel was dumb. It had never occurred to her that any other shared , her terei?le secret-that is, any other except the guilty man with the mark of Cain en his brow- and it wns with difficulty teatshs coietrodad heracif. d ** $it down,"'aid Mr. Montgomery, draw lng her to a settee beneath the reseeS, "and try not to luck 5o white and terror'strick-en. You will attract the notice of puosers-by." .aYou hbvoe startled me by your absurd statemaont," said Etlel, making a brave etfort to recover her suet-peoe.oion, ""and I do not think I compreu, no you." *'" leg your'pleduu; you comprehend me entirely. Aedl yoa dare not ,oia me in ths lace aad deny teat I have named the ecuaon eny je?u liet l 'oh roldCaaeigh." *' "r. .Stcnagomery, why hare you brought! me hee tCo telt me tuis ? Weat have l ever dOse tO jOO that ...
A PAINFUL ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
A PAINFUL AccIno T.-We regret to irave to chronicle a sad mishap which occured on last Wednesday week to Mrs W. Trott, the wife of our well-known townsman of Qaeunsberry-st. Thenbove named lady, who had been confined to her room for sonie time, was on the day mentioned standing on a light Vienna chair, arranging some articles in a ward robe, when the chair-tilted over; and stio was thrown heavily to the floor, sustain ing a fracture of the thigh, and breaking her wrist. She is progressing as favor ably as can be expected, but naturally suffered a great deal of pain, and restless ness consequent theron, since the accident. Tuc AGnIcTurR.11. Snow.-This display, by the time these words meet o?ur readers' eyes, will be in full swing, and the number of exhibits and the manner inwhich they are presented to the visitors' view are as worthy of the Royal Agricultural Society as ever. Yesterday, despite an unpleasantly strong north wind and rain, the attendance was very good: and the Gornor n...
MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL. BOURKE WARD. ALDERMAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
MELBOURNE CITY COUNCIL. BOURKE WARD. ALDER3LLN. Samuel 'Amess .. retires 9th Nov., 189) SCousceLLon& . Jacob Marks ... retires let Nov., 1896 James Dynoon...., ---,, 1897 Richard-Jiowen... ,, ,, ,. 1898 S , ASSESSORS. Henry H. Bindon, ." John Lettey. - hATE COLLECTOR. R. Sparks.
VICTORIAN FISH PROTECTION SOCIETY & ANGLERS' CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
VICTORIAN FISH'PROTECTION SOCIETY & ANGLERS' CLUB. Tur ordinary wEd" ly meeting of1 the lshre'.ociety waso'held at the Bell and Maouth Itel, Bourke-street. Melbourne, en Friday, 28th August. Mr. A. Mooa (president) in thoiair.'" Good attend anceof meniberse. ,. Minutes f previdous meeetig were read . An inritati,?n.W'receiv&e from 'thes Abbotsford , Bnchls.to their Snioke Night, on Friday, 4th September.-It was decided that thiniecting take place ns usual to tran~sat business, and as many as possible,. go down to the Abbotsflrd Branchliafterwards. * Mr. J. M. MeBean sent in his resig nation to the soviety.-Mr. R. Ferguson mi;rrd, and' Mr. E. Connard seconded, that the secretary be instructed to write to Mr. McBean asking him to reconsider his decision. Mr. Ferguson said many a person does a thing on the spur af the nmoment which one regrets afterwards. He (Mr. MecBean) had been a very good nember. *The following getitlemen have pro nised trophies for the couinig seas...
CATHOLIC YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY'S SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
CATHOLIC "YOUNG ,IEN'S SO CIETY'S SOCIAL. TiE fourth of the series of socials in connection with the above society was held in the Nortli Mellbourne Town Hell, on Friday evening, the 28th inst:; but ens not so well attended as the previous socials, there beiigoeny about 4.0 couples preent. The weather .was most iiiser able on the alvwe date-raining aln,.st incessanily day aild nglhtt-whiclh ac ciits for the oissallltfendance. During the evening Mr.: Bert. Williams on, of Toorak, a young genileman who p?o? se?ses a cultivated tenor votce of "onsi derable ?ange, sang "'The Rooanniy Lass" in very good style, which was suit-. ably acknowledged by the assemblage. Miss Lalor, of Soith Melbourne, a beau tiul soprano, also favored the comrany with a song, in her usial style, for which she wos also applauded? Messrs Allik etti's band rendered the dance music. Messrs John Nuangl? and M. Zaii per frnned the duties of Ms.O. in a highly satisfactory imnner.' Mr J. Riudie, the socialsecrelary, al...
IOLANTHE QUADRILLE CLUB SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
0ILANTIIE QUADRILLE CLUB SOCIAL. Tuii first annual social of the abve club was held in thi T, wn Hall, on' Wednes day night, and pr-,ed'a signal 'sucees, both socially and finaicielle..' From the opening dance the couples entered the hall in almost a processioii till at9 l,.m' there were over 100 couples present, a ftltiig reward for theindefutigaldhs efforts of the secretary; Mr J. Ai:ld; the conm mittee, Messrs Laidlaw, Intlnicet, Alh s;nINicholsonMontgomerie, Ryan,Boyd, Snliiltt, Gillspie, Krieger, Pickettiand -O.iinabere; and we niightndd, to each iti disinial inember of the cli, all of whom siorked in unity with but one olject in view--succeso. The hall waotastefnlly decorated wilh fl igs, and hanging imr-; r-rs draped with mn-lin, of choice art" shades; whiht the stage locke I quite a conservattry with its decorations of evergreens and put plants, etc. Raised above these svas an'einblen (a splendid work of art by Mr H.K. Rutfly), bear isg the word, "Iolanthe," worked on moss w...
SPEEDWELL CYCLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
SPEEDWELL OYCLIN~G CLUB. The' ordinary meeting of the above club.wa? held on Tuesday eiening. hst, at the Empire Hotel,: the chair being occupied by Mr Wim. Rflls. The mnn utes of the previous meeting and corre spondence were dealt with and-three new members elected, besides the proposition of fire more. Messrs D. McCarthy, C. I. Rice arid W. Rolls were elected handi cappers' for the road race which has been altered from the Bulls-rd. to Keilor-rd., the turning point being the same as the last race, viz.. the church. whidl will shorten the distance to 27 miles. The prizes were allotted as follows: lst-Mr Nathan's suite of furniture, £10 10s. 2nd-Set Dunlop tyres and rias, I'6 ts. "rd-President's gift, £2 2s. 4th-3Mr Opus's trophy, £2 2s. 0th-Sewing machine (White Bros). Fastest time -I.Lascelles. trophy, £2 2s. Special prize-Five caps to the first four and fastest time, the gift of Mr Opas. The following officials were appointed:-Re feree, Cr J. H. Gardiner. Starter, the mayor (Cr J...
MEETING IN THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 September 1896
MEETING IN THE TOWN HALL. -G-Tuesday-eveninga meeting was-held in the above building, in connection with the half-holiday movement, the Mayor Cr. Barwise presiding. There was a large attendance, and a keekn initerest was manifested in the proceeis s. The chairman having briefly stated the object Ethtmeeeing . Cr. G. Carter moved- r' That in the opinion of this meeting Satur. day is the most suitable dayt for the half. holiday in accordance with .thet Shops and FactoriesAct. Mr S. Barker. J.P., seconded the mo tion. Therewas no doubt Saturday wan the best day for the holiday, and from time immemorial had been the weekly _half-holiday of the_ workingclasses. There was a large volume of trade always floating about which would be confined to the suburbs if Saturday was mede the half-holiday. The bulk of the local trade has found its way into the city and suburbs-principally to Coiling wood-through the various attractions held out as baits. He would not detain the meeting any longer, but...