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A Strange Compact. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
A Strange Comnpact. Itwas l dreary niht in the ,winter of I7-. Ouf ide, . leavy fog illed the narrow, unl5voure streets of te M-eero. poliek and the lun,-s ind ises of siich un for'mu.te as clhmwe-d to be abroad. It even inmvid the small wooden sancum of the night w~atinnen, interferingwitth slumbers to which the inmates were both by age aid office entitled. A?,ross the river, in the dingy, ill-paved lanes.of the borough, thq fog seemed at its worst, a light warmish haze being the only indica tidl'f-the presence of those shops whicli stil~mai?_e- open, and roundtwhich swat.l ill-chit -rchin,,-with "the'" nost unnlitakable intentions pe-.isteutly hove reL... 'A sweet night for footpads," muttered _oung Dr. Iost-n, as he disengaged him self from a chance rencontre wii- a peaost and felt his way aluog by tapping withhis stout stick at the house -asils, a proceed ing by which he had already severely damaged the legs of three of his suffering fellow-creatuire, and pbked a large hole in t...
A PERFECT ANCHORITE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
A. PERFEOT NNCHIOITE. There' them, you nowm as sikes o And hereabouts or heseahbouts46 am; Ea t pardon my ingeni6nbalixmarkxng', : That them there is'as likes to atidk at" home I enee was in the uiwtfas -roi may term it, And studied life in creryuinny phase, Yet lately I've loo-maean utter hermit Inever takes no pleasure nowadays. When y-oung I had a classic edu ,a: And that's a thing as pulls a .ellow throughs;~ My intellect ha filfdir' stiaitio, (Particlarir Bow Street, entre noes). I went, .whencver anybody took me Free. i-r-atis.:'to the operas or plays; Bunt somew all my. spirits. ha-s Iorsoo. I nevr lakesie pleasure nowadalys. - early life I 1patronised the Derby Asoft ds cre Derby Day oAteurreld Then Epsom was a kind of rus in urbo (I speaks my Latin, inind you,. like a bird), Taas fuii to see the 'arsitie, a-roam"g And on the race frum llaiiniersiuith in Thve m;rown to bebthe slow?st coach -a-oing" I foru[ a seientitie institution r e-tiablle, at y?-'a" little:slow; I hardly...
MERRILY GOES THE MILL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
nERRILY GOES ''HE MIL. Merrily goes the1SfItredTon elsEtT' Merrily goes the nill, Mnd merry to-night hlall be my rs , g As ever the lark's gay trill; While the stream elutlkLR.r, And the mill shall go, -arcer richly slored, l There's a welcome .. - At the jovial mi er's boasl. - Wh11 maya is hoge gay. S For the rich man'e smile and the po:r .-... prayer Of the mi-ler's dame In co?s where the lowly mourn; I For want and woe At her ntin o.To ? And Joy and peace ye turn. iIerrily goes the mill stream on,. IMerrily goes the mill. wair otoh rt l s or daght-l ?i, -!,-1 Wi ot er rii~gh hn eyeaR"?rVn sm ''- Still better is she than lair. •she hath lightened toil \ l\ithbhr sse .ton, smite. at eoer hsg$?'eB,-ll)o H ThO'X Let her osing the song 1ie hath lo' ed so long, Sthe miller's heart was glad. 'er~ily goes the milt sllfof~uf.F. Jlerrily goes the milL. ! Asc ,iaceUl si....
BOHEMIANS v. DEMOCRATIC. BOHEMIANS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
BOIIEMIANs v. DEsioCMTIC. First Innings .. .. 181 Senond Innings .. .. 91 Grand total .. .. 272 DEMOCRATIC. First Innings ... .. .... 182 Rawlios .. ..- 5 Staines ... -.. .. 3 " niderson, E. .. .. 3 Anderson, J. .. .. 34 Williams.. .. . ' Hartney .. .. .. S. ann Randtli .. .. -. 9 W illiam s .. .. .. O2 b . c . a" Joon tor, not ot ..O.. . o ,,,.Sundries " . ..TIS ?I0o100 4?Ol ILe,:' Total .. ...*' Ind!. ?~.sa5ef oI' First Ininjngs .. -.fa srun,' Grand total * 262 Sof *lSw ?o~ ¶1 : asdbJ
Official Municipal Directory. POLICE COURT. Police Magistrate. C. L. Perry (seldom in attendance). CHAIRMAN: Dr. Lloyd, 89 Franklin-street, West Melbourne. Justices of the Peace. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
$% Offie?id ? unicipal Directory. . rOWN or NORTH MELBOURNE .-Mr. G. M. Prendergast,. 17 Flemington road, North Melbourne. Mayor. Ir. G. Carter, Flemington-road, North Melbourne. COUNCILLORS. ElSTESN wAR - J. H G-ardiner, Leveson-street, lprth .Melbourne. * - p W7. J- -Fuller, Queensberr-stseet North Melbourne. J. Lrarse ta Chapmsn-stree, ~North Melbourne .... MIDDLE WARD. G. Carter, Flemington-road, North Melbourne_. . . . . . . . T. Fogarty, Che wynd-street, No " 3felboorne. .e, .nd+s ....t TYESTERN- WARD. P. Cootelloe, 70 Canning-st., Hotham HilL J. C. Stees, Kensington Tannery, Maraulay-road. J. G. Petrie, Abbntsford-street, North Melbourne. Town Clerk. C. E.. Randall, 255 Dryburgh street, - North Melbourne. ssistant Town Olot-.. H. Randall, 255 Dryburgh-street, Nths. * Melbourne. Auditors. Local: Thom r Tilley. Government: H. Wilson, Zat . Co-leotor. - i J. Kearney, Leveson-street, North Mel-. bourne. ares~eentativo on Molbourne and Metropolita~ 3oar& of Works. -Or. J. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
SBIslL ,0F EKCH&NGBE, Bill of Ex sahgh a'nIdPrib'mfory Note:Ž £ s. d. Where the amount or value'et the money for which a bill or note is drawn exceeds £10,000; then for every £50 of the amount or value,. and also for any fractional part •of £50 of such amount or value .. 0 1 0 Bill of erchange payable on demnand charge able with same duty as a promissory note for same amount. (Embossed Itamps must be used,which may be obtained at all Post Offleos.) EXEIPTIONS. 1. Draft or order drawn by any banker in - Victoria upon any other banker in Victoria not payable to bearer or to order, and used solely for the purpose of settling or clearing any account between sulh b-slnbrs ea.., 2. Letter written by a banker in Victoria to any other banker in Victo'ria tnirectingthe payment of any sulo of ,oney, htLie b5nfhi not being payable to bearer or to order, and such letter not being sent or delivered to tbe person to whom payment isto besinmde br to any person on his behalf. " , 3..Letter ...
WEST MELBOURNE. Parliamentary Representative. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
WEST MELBOURNE. Dr. W. M3:loniey, Roden-street, West Melbourne. Elcctors .vgistri'. RAILWAY DIVISION. 3t elbourne. Roturnin Of2Coor. C Hilust Spencer-street, West Mel lcurie. Sc 4a of -0.ivcO. F . HIlrir~. (chairmii), Spencer-street, (private iddresi, Walsh-street). f. Thomas (correspondent), Walsh steet.. I. P Alton. 57. Walsh-stret, I. .[ins'ii Frihklin-street. Ul-bsowat, King-street. 1. I ettiy, Rosslyn-street . Spiedt. Chetwynd-street; JusticGS o tho 7000. I Bindon, Miller-street,. West Mel bnurne. i Bowen, 34 effcotep ucreer, West -3elbouirne. . Hlirsx Spence-stieet. West Me!° b-,urne .. . J. McBride, 16 Roden-st., WVest M - lb.urne. . Noonifi, 126 Dihley -street, Wes" _ elbourn. . . A-rhuckle Reid, :[aig street. Wee, .albourne .
Cricket. [Secretaries wishing to have their reports inserted should send them into the office not later than Tuesday in each week.] NORTH MELBOURNE v. SOUTH MELBOURNE, [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
Oricket. (Se rt~aries wishing to 'have their reporte inserted should send them into the office not later than Tuesday in each week.] NORTH MELBOURNE v. SOUTH MELBOURNE, The clubs resume l their match on Saturdsy afternoon, when the Scuth, who on the pre vious Saturday had 3 wickets for.142 runs, were all disposed of for 294. Sam Morris contributed 41' (ntPout);. and it was hard luck for him that .hi partner (Smith) was throw out by Jack Gerber, when he, Morris, only wanted two runs to gain a bht promised by Mr. E. D. Heather in the event of his making tha half century. J. Gil er played a good inningd for 34, and in conjunetion with Ingleton deserves credit for the plucky man ner in which they played. In score was 43 compiled by good-and vigorous cricket. J Trott had only made a single on the continuation of his ini-gs. and when cutting at a fast rising ball from Maplestone, he gave Ming the opportunity of effecting a magni ffsent catch, great was the j~y of the North erns to see him...
THE GRAPE AND THE TOMATO. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
THE GRAPE AND THE TOMATO. The Western Mail is rcsponsiblo for the following strange story:-" A most singuolr growth has taken place this season in a small conservatory attached to Portearreg Cottage, the residence of Mr. Howell Howells, en Mayor of Carmnarthen. A vine branch, bear ing a goodly supply of fruit, drooped from the glass roof, and several of the grapes hung alongside some tomatoes that grew -lose to the wall, and one of the grapes ap pears to have fallen in love with the form of a tomato which grew nearest to it-nearly a couple of feet off. Gradually the grape be g?- to assimilate itself to the shape of the tomato, and persevered until it became the esx-ct picture of it in everything but size and solour. Every llne of indentation, down to the little cavity on the end furthest from the dem, was faithfully copied. It did not, of course, reach the magnitude to which it aspired, but it is more than twice the size of the other grapes on the same twig." An Irishman, who wa's a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
TH OF THE XIhETEE!ETH CENTURY. Is now proceeding. To Xeduice of EDorDIous Stoeiks of Millinery, - Mantles, Costumes, Underclothing, Laces, Ribbons. Silks, Dress Fabrics, "anchester Goods, House & Table Linen, Men's Mercery, Clothing, &c. FIITZOEBL BROS, OF ERROL ST., NORTH DELBOURiE, W~il Cffei Maz7ellous _____ _____ in all1 -GEM TIIE RF.kATJTITNG SALE! This isa "enuine Clearance at ?o-t amd ender" Having extensive Shsip ments soon to arrive it pays us better Mo realise ait than to hold over such mniense stck Ihdies! If you 'wish to iy out sour ey to the utmcst of its pur diasig capacity, 'COXE EARLY A1- SECURE BARGAIN'S I TWe refrain irom quoting prices, as they are mis -eding, and we d. not intend to zpeid much money in printers' ink and paper (ie a number of adver~lng ho:ses), Zks prefer rather te give the benefit our cetomers TERMS 1IE TI CSU, LilwgeieI Irot naers,s SOWNfi AND CO.lTB D:AP - 43, 45, 47 :& 49 ERROL ST., NORTH MELBOURNE, AND AT II DiGE STREE...
The Rechabites' Reason. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
The-Rechabites!LReason. In Easte a on by erelied an aged man, Who gave etoman aments to-hissosu d thus his precepts ran: My sons, if now my words have power, .let uar oldienceprove, Your safety in the path of life, wheln death shall me rel * Build ye no house, sow ye no seed, nor vineyarda ti i e Through all the changing scenes of life, beware y6 drin p eine. I. Let wife, le son, and daughter fair, in this firm compact stand ; . ~ So shsll obedience prove your strength, and root ye in the land. SThen Rechab's sons obedience gave, unto their father's word, Nor hailded house, nor planted vine, put did as they had heard. While time whose chas'ening finger now, had dimned the patriach's eye, . Gave warning of the approaching hour, when Jonadab must die, The ancient sire, whose glaring eyes shewed the approach of death, Then called his sons, and blessings gave, with his expiring breath; T-ien as the " spear of Azrael" fell, they made the parting sign, And with accordant voice there rose,...
Public Library Retrenchmen [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
Public Library Retrench t ::would appear as if the trustees of the Public Library entertain a strange way of affording assistance to the over burdened taxpa)er in the way of retrenchl ment. The presence of tsio Iuniformed men, in the garb of policemen, doing simultaneous duty in the building has latterly directed attention to their neces sity, when, heretofor, one official was found sufficient to guard the institution and scare ]the scmvolent student. It seems however, that the "policemen" are not policemen at all ;but two retired constables who, pruned offMr. Chomley's branch of the service with compensation and pension respectively, have grafted themselves on to Dr. Bride's rose bush. Some time back the trustees asked to be relieved of the extravagance of paying the chiefSecret-jy's Department for the services of a constable. In his place an ex-constable vho had been paid a lump sum as compensation was found willing to again employ his remaining energies to the seivice of his blee...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
-News and Notes. OURSELVIs-Our readers will no doubt reco~nize some articles reprinted in this week's issue which a'e re-inserted with additionts by request as a number were not able to obtain a copy. ELECTORS.NOTE ':-A revision court will be held in the courthouse at tI a.m. on the t9th.inst, and in the evening at at 7 if necessary. TENDERS.- In our advertining columns tendeis are called by the council for the night-pan cleansing ofotue town !or ote, two, ot three yeats. BEREAVE.1MLNT.-WVe are st-fly to chronicle the dernise of Mr. J. Buchanan, of Queensberiy-street, North Melbourne, who after ailing for some time expired on Sunday, 3rd inst. The deceaseti gentle man tooik a great interest in the towit and was a great lover of artistic uork, notiing pleasing him more than instructing the young in his favourite work. Hist funeral seas largely attended, and numerous we?e the floral tributes sent by triends to *r.is sorrowing fnamily. LECTURE-North Melbourne Working men's club. WVe dr...
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. TO NEW SOUTH WALES, NEW ZEALAND, QUEENSLAND, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA, WEST. AUSTRALIA, FIJI, NEW HEBRIDES AND BRITISH NEW GUINEA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. To NEw Soun WALIss, NEw ZEALAD, QUESLrcD, SOtTH AusTrA.&, TASLmANA, W?Er. AUSTRAllA, FIJ, NEW HEBRIDES APD BITIsn Nsw LErrTa-Per 2. ounce or under 0 2 Posr C.nRDS --- ". , O 1 REPLY POrr CARDS :.n e ' Te New Zealand and Fiji ~~ Boo?s.-Per four ouncesorunder (up to three 1bs)... ... 0 1 NDYSPAPEns 0. . 01 R?asrlT'nON FEE....... 0 3 BULK parcels of newspapers,post ed by a registered newspaper publisher or newsvendor, per Ib or fraction thereof ... 0 1 PAcEL FOST.-To S. Australia, Queensland, New Zealand, Tasmania; and W. Australia - only.-Per lb or under 0 8 Each additional lb, or under (up to 11 Ibs) .... ... 0 6 COI4IIERCIAL PAPERS APD PaRI E PAPERs.--Per every two ounces or under (up to 4lbs) 0 1 - (Items see Victoria) PATTEmss, samples, packets of merclhandise, &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to llb) 0 1
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. sd. LETrTE&s-Per ounce or under 0 2 Uxoa-?r LETrEns -Per letter 0 6 (inadditiontoordinarypostag)co . (Urgent letters are,on arrival .e?_ the lost Otlice in the town-tot which they are directed, treated.. as telegrmns. and delivered.witla' the utmost deepatch. They wil, - not be delivered if addressed; to persons iesadiig becond the ordm ary delivery by tele--raph me.se-. ger, nor if adiressed to a place having zo delivery by letter car rer or tei-graph nasen-'er.) Por C7 ios, CA is.-,.. - L T-rEn. CAnDs ...0... -1 SSPAPEi - .. ... 0 o Booas--For eyery~foutroimu or under (up to three lbs) - 0 1 PnzRELS.-Two pounds or under 0 9 (each extra pound or part, 3d.) - Bua- parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered news paper publisher or news ven dosr, per lb or fraction thereof 0 1 (Not less than 4 papers in each peacel.) PACKivTs. CO3JIMERCIAL PAPEns.-For every two ouncesorunder(up to 3lbs) 0 1. ($uch ai. acceptances, invoices, acvounts*, affi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 15 February 1895
North Melb urne - ":WestfM el bourne " GAZ ETTE. . oo SI. Pn •se ._'jT rly~ i!?a o otrn....ug, *' An may b e . XL?L DETAX-ES OF ALl 27e oumns a t i~pn. iet Secretaries of Churche, odes, Soe ties, Club;, &c4t congbtiosfrm ohom- on. mai of Zo?,l it.res_ will 'e 9ladly welcomed, and wil resve the ao st ateton. - ADVERTISING ,MEDIUM . In th isrct, n-hchte Cirdiilite EI IJOBV PRINTING EVEBX' DESCM~PTlOy Lowest Possible Prices. " Pat, Pat, you should never hit a man - when heis down 1" Pat.: W?hat did I. Workso hard to get him down for?'. 10W. T. SIMPSON. Supplies Goods at the Lowest Prices current in the tradc, either for CASH OR EXTENDED TERMS. Shakespeare conflrms this as follows: He t ath a house to put a head in. KING LEAR, Act 3, Scene a. -Fit it with such furniture as suits. - - HENRY VIII, Act, Scene a. The house is a respected house. MIEAS-..RE FOR MEASURE, Act a, Sc~ne 3..=_? , thinlthey call the placer . Mc MECHANT O' VENICE, Act 3, Sceie' ? S-: --'-'~' - -. .r: furi rs...