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"OUR HARRY." A TALE OF THE DIGGINGS. CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
CIIAER V. -ie 'i sod -i sup. i Nti' T hdeil mhs's ialong spoon.-Scerc i ormiveo TiE "siddcn discoecry of those remains of mor tality affeletd both the lady and .Harry to a de greei'wich cinnot be appreciated by the nimere reader. .The circumsarnce of the parLtes arid the surrouridings, all assisted to give a weird meaning to those .voiceless relics, and while f-narry looked upon: rinem and wondered how the poor mortal might h-ave found his death, years ago tnmer the shadow of the forest, his mind ran over those scenes of wvild and lawless strife with rwhich the -early history of the colony abhounded. c This . mght he all that was left ol some victim of the sisshiransing escapees from Tasmania, some of whom hiad landed on these shores, and left the tracks of their progress in bloody marks wheresoever they went. . Or on tIe ether hand, some poor fello0w having lost his way, had wanderedl to and fro in the forest iille lay down tbo die aiidst the ferno, lost to all.his kindred or even ...
A MELBOURNE SUBURB. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
A MELBOURNE SUBURB. The following very interesting contribution is supplied by a Maryborough resident who has lately been taking a holiday in the neigh- bourhood of the metropolis:- "On a recent visit to the metropolis the writer was impressed with the go-a-headism which at every turn manifests itself, more especially in the suburban borough of Footscray, with its southern ward Yarraville. Doubtless amongst your readers will be found those whose memories will carry them back some twenty five years, when in one of the small shops a few doors east of Queen street, on the north side of Collins street, stood a portly looking man, day after day, week after week, month after month, and year after year, expatiating upon the value of land as set forth on gigantic plans by which he was surrounded in proposed townships to be named Footscray, Yarraville, and Maidstone, &c., and endeavoring to excite a speculative spirit in the breasts of his auditors, and induce them to invest their su...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
J. M. BARR, &nbsp; AUCTIONEER &nbsp; &nbsp; -.. INDEPENDENT " OFFICE SFootGcrayvN . j:not. B haimg made :-rrangements with the Proprietory of the Iod l rndent, is now in a position to inform the Public that: In order t offer every facility for bot Sand M-elesand Buyris ANI PROPERTIES PLACED IN HIS i iNDS FOR ,SALE. ILL E ' ADVERTISED IN HIS LIST, DAND . THE UTMOST PUBLICITY GIVEN. No.r Charge being made fori ,ADVERTISING, nor Offering for Sale, unless a Sale is effected, Sales of Furniture, PFroduce rind Stock conducted in any part of the District Colonial: Mutual Fire, and Marine Insurance Companies. In which the Insured participate in the Profits. Risks taken at Lowest Rates. Insure your Houses, and your Furniture. AGENT FOR THE ' ONEY. SAVED IS MONEY EARNED. LAUSCEN ,AND FOLEYI 'Tire GRE*OFAT CASHi FrURISt TiilOOUGHiOUT II'OURKEI SrtloEC EAST (Late J. Stanrsn'e). CI.AUSCEN and Ol.EYS iCA i I:VISE e t.i Lis.t C. ard r. CASII . PARLOR: C and F." CASH . R s. ...
THE COUNCIL AND THE FOOTBALL CLUB. TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
THE COUNCIL AND THE FOOTBALL CLUB. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. SIR, - In the report of the proceedings of of the Footscray Council which appeared in your &nbsp; &nbsp; issue of the 14th inst., it is stated that the Council had again refused to comply with the request of the Footscray Football Club to &nbsp; grant them the use of Garden Reserve for the purpose of playing matches on rainy days, when the ground is unfit to play on. &nbsp; Now, sir, I cannot for the life of me see what possible objections that body can have to grant such a simple request. Their only reason for refusing is they fear damage will be done &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; to the trees &c. If the councillors would only visit the ground (I am sure very few of them have seen it lately), they would see that there is less fear of damage being done to the trees than they imagine, as the boundaries ...
Poetry. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 28 April 1883
Poetry. [The following piece of elaborate sarcasm is selected from the works of William Cross one of Scotia's most exquisite humorists, and will be intelligible alone to his countrymen here who will understand, and appreciate the pawky wit pervading every sentence.] &nbsp;
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
,FOOTBALL. ' come to the beginning of their fourth season, ind it is hoped that the coming one will be one of the most successful that the club has gone through. Although last season was very fair, yet, when a match was to be played off our own ground only eleven or twelve men would turn up to do battle. The match com mittee therefore ought to take particular notice of this circumstance this sea.on, and make an example of those members who will not turn up off their own ground by leaving thent out of the team making no exceptions whether good or bad. T!he club have gone to a deal of expense and trouble this season, in making the ground on lwhich they play level, by filting up a great portion of the many holes it is composed of. In regard to players the prospects are good, the followring new members having joined tlis season :-Anderson and HI-ord from the Foots cray Juniors; Kelly from Yarraville; Carew from Starof Carlton?; Bailey from Castlemaine; and V. Emerson, Bennett, \est, \Va...
QUOITS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
QUOITS. On Hickey's new quioiting ground at the Railway Hotel, Yairravill, on.Saturday last, about three hundred people assembled to witness the match for. £.o between Bromley of Collingwood, and Garner of Footscray. Both players are very old veterans. At the commencement of the game Garner obtained a strong lead. .At half-time the score was Garner, 3 ; Bromley, Ir. After an ad ournment for twenty minutes play was again got on with, and Bromley showed one of the best exhibitions of skilful quoiting that has been seen for a long time. But.Garier once more got on to the pin, and although his opponent made several desperate attempts to catch him, it was all to no purpose, Garner finally winning by 26 points, and thus adding one more to his already long list of victorious contests. The total scores were-Garner, 61; Bromley, 35. It is rumoured that Bromnley's backers are dissatisfied with the result, but we understand they can have their revenre by calling at the Sertsrman office with a ...
ROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
ROWING. The fourth competition for the l ayor's trophy was rowed off last Saturday over the usual course, and resulted in a win for E. Johniston, James, Warnock -h ah S:iunders, against Schild, Irving, Pattinson, and Wood. The race was the hardest that has been rowed during the whole of the competition, both boats keeping well together all through, the men rowing with'that determination for which they are so noted. The superior strength of Saunders' crew began to tell towards' the finish, they rowing their opponents clean out, anid finally winning by about a length.: The next competition takes place this afternoon at half.past three. .
FOOTSCRAY V. KENSINGTION. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
SrOOTSCRAiY V' KENSINGTON. These Clubsnet at Kenilsington last Saturday, the result being s win for the local meni by,. innings :ind I run; -On l,the arrival of the visitors in Kensington, it .was easily seen what the result would b ,0on tle wicket that was. to be played on,- one end-especially was frightful for a hard ground pitch, and Footscray coming straight off turf adds still more to the downfall of the whole team. Footscray batted. first making .25,. Larritt being top scorer. with 8. Kensington in turn made 41, out of. which Cooley made '23 by some splendid play. Footscray went in again and all went downi for I5, ?Dean being, top with. i,. thus. leaving Kensington - victorious -bhy a i innings and I, The folloi?ing are the scores :- FOOTSCRAY. :_ ? i S. English, c Dcllltt, b Cooley:. Nunwcee:, b ilson' .. .Spnce, Dellitt b Wilson . TDean, c Wheeler, b Cooley .. 3. 4" F. English, hit wicket, b Cooley iLearrtt, st Copplrtonesci oo!e " * - lclhail, b Cooley' :.'-: SScott, c Copp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
- .?The House that Je Built 1882." No. » s;D.udeI Street, Footscray. r.W. i.el'd:' ieBillposter, Bellman, .nd Chimney _ a' Sweep:Cosepero stree, Footscsy. :::, iHumhrey, Napier Street The oldest 2establisheld FruitShop in Footscray. i:: Oveiton, Wheelwright'and Coach Builder, :"Napier Street, Footscray. Charles Emmerson, senior,. SBakerG , Barly ,.:.Street. Firewood and Coal sold.`: : .-.'Ghi-o:" - Notices: :: i T : JIO N' S':C U-I3 UR?C:H. .-,LECTURES on : ,Christianity aund Modern : Sub;ect for to morrowevenmg. - .s `r-: P 1 REBS YTERIIA'N" CIHURC h, :.-.church'o: t morrow :-Morning':, at ist 'cloceI; SHU.R C:H CHRIST. SM5ECHANICSS' INSTITBTEc, Footay : MEETINOG to?0BZr?,B read. .-To-morrow ' El.:.:;-even: amin: Suiid.ayScho8ol at'thlireep.m.. Proclamination` of ttieGosp el at seen' .- Spdler.-Mr.e`RUSSELL DICK. "?;;:: . ( i" "llqettioi i?:ee::."-. 5 e "r"'e S mel -tedoMoangttEi, attendin' a - SERVICES EVERY SUNDAYO : -sor -IN TH ROYAL LHtL; BARKLY STREET. The a.bodeillldtig: is n...
GOOD MANNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
In the city of wVinchester, Englandlthere isa college ,'which has feor .its motto Manners maketh -ye man," that old' sayiing still holds good and could be well applied to this com munity, there is nothing so char;iing as' good and pleasant manners, (not company manners which are most artificial and'easily seen through), but natural ones ihich' ari :the out come of education and inaste refinement and whiich have the power to make plain'people fascinating and attractive, and lovely ones more lovely still. It is usual in':America' for the stranger to call first on residents; in England we have tlie opposite rile ; here ir this place. people do not call upon each" other at all, or it. is done to a very limited extent, either tho good folk do not know the ordliuaryusages of, polite society or they are utterly indifferent to good manners, ; A first and :formal 'call is: always returned in:a week- especially if you i.wishto becodiie intimate. :Gentlenien neve?.hang up thefi hats in imaking...
DOMESTIC SERVANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
DOMESTIC SERVANTS. IIow to secure good domestic servants who will give their services for a reasonable period of time, is, of all social questions now under consideration very important. In Australia and the sister colony New Zealand, the general complaint is want of servants, even in the ?'old country" for years past there has .been a diffiutiy in getting good .and steady girls; an efficient and clever servant was considered quite a treasure, (very justly so). At .the same time there was no dependence upon that "treasure" remaining any length of time in her place. It is quite within the remembrance of people now living how servants used to renman for years in one famly thereby gaining the aticetion and respect of those whom they served. Solite one must be in fault to answer for this very uneatisfactory state of things, but where does the blame lie? All niistresses are not unjust or unreasonable, and do not over burden .their servants with work, and yet the inconvenience and annoyan...
THIRD COORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
i THiiD COORSE Trtumm lin' T emmy OrSn es ; Paisley Corn Floor iCanld Snow Puddin'. S Mity Dunlap Cheese . Ingins, Lettuces, Loo Aiples, Syboos, an' lot o' ither green things. Jist anither drar, t.: keep adoe:. " Food fills the wame, an' keeps us livin ; Tho' life's a gift no worth recevin When heavy dragg'd i' pire an' grievin' Bat, oilhl by thee,",f `dt.ce The wheels o' life gae, down hill, srnievi WI' rattlin'glee." . : . , ,.. :.
The Independent "ONWARD AND UPWARD." FOOTSCRAY, SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1883. Reticualtion and Drainage. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
"ONWARD AND UPWVARDi." F'ooTscRAY, SATURDAY MAY 5, 5553. Reticulation and Drainage. IT is mnatter for. icoigratulation that the borough wvill not in future suffeir from the periodicafl wa?fe famines w?hich have made each summer':.a dread to :the people and: re.."iroach to the Water Supply department :.Tle iew eighteen inch main: now being laid to the Stony Creek bridge, and to be attached' to the additional` main from Preston, through Hotham, :will,', -e are assured, give ample water supply to Footscray and Yarraville, as they will then have the w:hole of the main supplying the large,. district south of te. creek, anfid by a stop valve: at the juriction of the pipes, should a :fire arise here, the volume of. :water ,which 5will supply. Williamstown'. and the shipping,, can also be mniade available here during the emergency. )?Ve have little reason to complain' of ;the extension 'granted during the last few :years, and there can now be ni objections made to a further incr-ease still ...
Cullings and Cogitations. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
Oullings and Cogitations. By" La Plume. One of the, favorite dishes of her.Majesty the Queen is said to be baked apples, she ,is also veryfond of walnuts in their season. The fashion of short slee;es ?never made pretty arms, but most probably pretty arms made short sleeves fashionable. In the good old Bible times, it was con sidered a miracle for an ass to speak, nre nothing short of a 'miracle will keep one quiet. In, London there are rooo charitable societies, their gross yearly income reaches the enormous sum of £4,453,ooo. This amount is larger than the revenue of some European Kingdoms. The dress to be worn by the Empress of Russia, is a marvel of beauty, and consists of silver brocade and silver embroidery, that on the train is -S inches in depth and the train" weighs no less than 20 lbs. The mint in San Francisco is said to be" the largest iti the world, twice as large as the one in Philadelphia, and three times the size of any in Europe, having 24,ooo,coo dollars worth of co...
THE LOOKOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
"ook out clown there, fort.I' about to shoot. !Asa. aspeimedn of ohatan editor h'as t fiffer aiid yet live, I have been ;hande "TO THE EDITOR OF TIUE NDEPENDENT. - ,S -A que?-i '-ss'put to nie a a, -or tw?o ago which iaftcr a lotof -thiniking I an unable to solvi .:lIt is as follows:-A young mano married a`iwidow with a daieghter. :The fathcr of the y)oung:mian itarried the widow't daughter, and father and. son botht had childree by their wives. What relation would the children be to each other i:'By solving tihe above you will greatly oblige. Y.ours truly,.. S :.-:- SUBSCRIBER:.!:: Now all' I carn say is, No you don't Georgy.: We hint quitre gone on such cussed consanguineous conundrums, and would advise youito" beware.' I can -see; stark staring: lunacy, ,and, a-i. untimely gr.ave lurking and ulaughing in the: rear of suclhan iinhallowed pursuit. As a mild laxativ' after the hard think ing solve the following, and if you do not like it cat .the'penas.. If ian: Orient steamer cali'...
Justice of Peace Court. MONDAY, APRIL 30, 1883. Before Messrs Shuter, P.M., and D Mitchell, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
Justice of Peace Court. MONDAY, APRIL 30, 1883. Before Messrs. Shuter, 'P.M., and D. ""Mitchell, J.P. W.Keely was chargedwith using obscene lan guage in Anderson street, Yarraville, on last Satuirday night.: He was fined £5, or one month's imprisonment. The only other business before the Court. was two debt cases.-Fotheringham v." Clancy, £~3 Is td. Verdict for amount with 5s costs, and Latimer v. Cleary. The defendant was given two months to settle the debt. The widow of the late \V. Gleeson, landlord of the Exchange Hotel, was allowed to carry on the license upon the production of the letters of administration as testatrix.
Amateur Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
Amateur Parliament. The usual weekly meeting of the above was held last! Monday: evening in the Miechanics'. Institute. There wIere about twenty. members present, and the chair?as occupied by Mr Collins: The subject under discussion was " Womanror Wealth -which has the greatest influence over man."' .Mr Painter was the opener, and'must be congratulated on the able manner in which the subject was handled. The whole of his remarks were ii. fivor of. womani's influence being the greater.>.:. The following'were his'chief arguments-;Waomin, in anystatiofi-of.life;,is a creatuieiddowed t.fth'.i~od'efull powerrTi.."-- when" s--e has the precaution to exercise that power on man, he, as a rule, readily gives way. "Men'will do a great deal to gain -wealth, but will do a great deal more to gain woman's affections. Look. at Byron, Robbie Bums, Napoleon, Martin Luther, John Wesley, and many others, did not women have. a wonderful influence over them. "Was-not Nsipoleon's wild his guiding star...
NEW TIME TABLE. WEEK DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Independent — 5 May 1883
N.EW .TIME TABLE. W..: - EEK- DAYS : . `YARRAVILLE MELBOURNE .MELBOURNE. j YAREAVILLE.' o_:& i :-FF ·-:-I a~;· 0 a a'. -~. a s559g- 6 2a 6a1" 5-55 6 6 6..q 659 i. 7.2:, 7 .a 725 6 .646' 649 7 29 " 7=32 74 5 7 a 7a " 759 ' 8;2'o . 730 74 .8g, 832; 84, 8. a 1 859, 9. a 9a5 - 830' 41 844 9 29 9 32' 94S a' 9 0 I0! :'9 14 954. 9-57,= .aaa ' 930 -9,9401 944 aO7 "2030' 10243 O'a 0a a 10aa4 059'5222 2-'215 99-1030' 1049 1044 2. 09 03 " '1 2 .45 220 2 22 112 4 2 59220 4 -30 104 4.' 'p.m. p. ". p'm. 'P.m p.m. m 009 12232, -2245, . "I2; o. a2 22 14 25.59 2 2" ? 0 5 0-21 3 1. 41 14 1x 29, : 32' .: 45" t "x ,o - -.z zz; . .z 14 -2015 130 241 14 229 2'2322 -'245`:. 2,0 :" 22 1 259. ".32' ,.3 25 0._ .=230 041 244 329..- 332. 345" 3.-3o :-32 3x 3 3214 "3 59 '4 "2' '2 4.05'. ' "-3 30 ". 5-3 41 . .:'3 44 4'29' : 43 14 45> 7'4? 0-4-2 :4 4 s ,59 5 5 4 4?4 4-:' 529. 532 '54 55''5-0: S50: 5 14 g59 6 2 :6: ''-i 32o. 540, 54? 6a9 632 645 6-' -6 1' 6.4 6 ?59 7; 75 6 30 6 4 44 7 29 " 7 32 '45'-r" ...