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PRESENTATION TO MR. WM. CLARKE. J.P. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
PRESIdNTATION TO MR. WVM. sal CLAR1iE, J.P. gy O in Wediiesday evening, ihere was a as largo attendance of the leadinug]residents of if Illotham, at the Town HalU, on the occasion ie of'thellireseiitation ofa silver epergne and i. lurminated address to Mr. William Clarke, d- late Managr of the English and Scottilh .Bank, lHotham, on his'. transfer to thle Laymarket Branch, Hotham. ' nfr. 'Wr?i Cook occupied the chnir, and briefly explained the objects of the moot. a ing.. Mr. Albert 2,attingley road the it nddroes and said:----r. Clarke-A number m ofegentlomen res;.dent in the district, and Scustomers of the batik, animated with a r 'desire tbomark thieir hearty appreciationi of .O yoir',lnprighst 'character, puuctual' bust.. td ness habits, nd? straightforward conduct e lUring' your, connection with the , bank, i deemedit desirablo that you should 'be Sthe'" reciliieiit of some token of their good will and esteem This .suueenir:ctt a friendship which is now before yon is oell dlonc...
REAL ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
'IREAL ES2'TATI. '' Messrs. Kirkus and Leonard report as follows :-A healthy tone pre= .vails in . the market for nll des. cripti6ons I of frcehold and . leasehold preperty, a steady and increasing demand exrists for prirato residences and dwelling houses,especially in the northelrn suburbs, at the .present timo we have numerons buyers' for small': properties. -'Shops in good?positios aresin demand iat increased rents. lBad.iings suitabloe for fabiories are also d.ily enquired for, and we antici. pate a good ? ti o?.for the furtunate owners of ti.nclass of property. - ,The following are;thesalcs olf'ectodduringtho weak: Wood cottage, Abbotsford street;,' othamn .L320 ; brick cottage-, Elm street, L255; two brick,: houses, off 'roeckyn. street, L3?5; two wood cottagos, Curzon street,. L2I5; brick. cottage, Curzon. street,
A NARROW ESCAPE FROM A SHARK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
`A INAIIROWV ESCAPE ROM A p :r H.. ,.SHARK. ...b - A party of gentlemen, residents of Ho tham, went out on an. aquatic excursion last weekl ini ayiech- "belonging to Mr. Reddish, of Errol,stree':. After proceeding down the bay a short- distance, fishing lines were made.ready and east forth to the " smiling:.deep, o .One ,f the linos was held by.' .Mr. '-Toseph Jelfs of Elizabeth street.Presentlty a bite of a decided character was obtain ed, The. uasal'oxcitemirnet followed. ' Ths lie was rapidly drawsn in; but to the dis gtustof the fisherman, a young shark:was at :tached in lace of. a 20 or 30 lb.. eatable fis Is. Afr.' JelLi succeeded, as her.though t, i a killing ,tho fish, iind:insorted his hand to feel its teeth, ', To ,his: intense horror, h Pwever, ther fish's jaws closed ipon his hanul, .and -ideOijrated conflict ensued. At last thougoig :nri'alihodt s?aperhuman effort, ,r. JTelfs forced his 'hand, all horribly ble oding and lacerated a.it vias,eright through tho interior: '...
IMPROVEMENT OF HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
T1IPIJtOV~T ENT O]F IHOTIIAM. Any one whc,may fool desirous'of'tak. ing a walk through !Victoria or tErrol streeots, at night time, cannot fail to be struck iewith'tho increased business aspeoot which these streets present.. Two or thrce years ago, scarcely any traffic took place in Victoria street after dark. Now the very roverse is the case. The sidowalks are crowded with people," and the bril. liantly lighted shops in the principal streets, alt more or less doing a thriving businoss, afford a pleasing contrast to the idtll'inonototiy which prevailed a -short time previous.
REFRESHMENTS AT BLONDIN'S ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
REFRESHMENl1b TS AT BLONDIN'S . ENTERTAINlMENT. The Secretaryof the Chevalier B3londin waited on the Minister of Lands the other day to obtain plermission for liquor ;to ;bo sold on the grouud ..while hbins hepf.: was indulging .in. a war dance aloft'. - T'?e virtuouis Carey at first indigna ntly spurned the idea; and would permit notliingto -bo sold stronger than gloSger beer At last, after it had' been .'poited out in pathetic language that "it would be cruel tQ "rolib poor suanaoti b s boor," tlhe haughty potentate who rules at the' Hland' Office gave a reluctaut eons tnt, so now the intelligent citizens may clot only wit ness a repetition' of the Niag ar trick, but get drunk at their pleasure.
THE BRUNSWICK LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
THE BRUNSWYICK LOAN. .Thero!were'two tenders sent in for the Brunswick Loan. One from the Com miiSriil 'i Bankli, and the other from the English-and Scottish Bank; The tender of the Commercial Bank was accepted be cause it was half a per cent bigher than the English add Scottish one. The terms obtained bytheo Brunswick Council are exceedingly liberal, and, no doubt, the ratepayers will perceive the advantags of encouraging both.banking institution:s in theirmidst. The district as an immense one, possessing largo resources, and should be capable of supporting the now liank without at all diminishing-the business of the'old one., -,. .
NATIONAL MUSEUM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
ATIONATL M1USEUM. - iThe iaumber.oLvisitorsa to.ho aLtional M?Iseu~niof ~Vitural ltistory and ;(eology for the week endiig'October 31st was 1702, and for the month of October 6839. Thoe ' Tsoulmn is opeon to the pubhlic daily (Sundays. excopted) from. 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. in the National Museuom build ing at the back of the University.
HEIDELBERG JUSTICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
IIEED[EL IUIRG JUSTICE. -:Sir-I read some letters which ap. iearis:in your papers of the 10th, 17th and 24th, inst.; signed " Alpha and Justice, " thowritors of which I have not the slightest knowledge. But in Alpha's first and in reply to Justice again, he says that he wonders that something worse has not happened than the burning of a house andt haystack. .A I anm the person who has suffered the loss of the house and haystack, which critnb Alpha treats with such levity, will you be good enough to allow me to nsk wv.at Alpha means3 by " so'mething worse" and to whom des. he it ialr it has not happened I have avay bI ,lieoved that there is no worse crimle t'stn arson, except murder. Can it he p;s siblo that lie wondoers that I have not be t niurlorel, or has hie any reason to thi.k that I shll be ; i hlie hLas, s I infer n stuing elso from lhis remn.rks, I think if ri is not a partis'sut this he should cro this !I roe oe nsist' ."te I it 'i. :at., aind lnot alloscodirie a et vnity :...
MASONIC. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
It w'ill be porccived from aur advertis. ing columns that theo Ilotham Lodge of Freemasons will hold their usual monthly mobting at: the Court I-ouse Hotel, Queoesberry street, on Mionday evening next. Visiting brethren are requested to atbtiend. There has been a large in. creaso in the number of brethren in IIot ham, and the local lodge now numbers a great proportionof' the leading 'residents of the district; The annual election of ollicers will take pltace on this occasion.
MEAT INSPECTOR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
'lMEAT INSPECTOII. Now that the wrirnm weather is setting in, 'and it may fairly be assumed thrt meat of all kinds is very li1ble to got tainted, it behores" thie Borough Counicil of -othlrm to appoint an Irspector for tihe Meat Mar kgt.in Eli?bbetlh. street'ro,. ist s true..tlt., butchers assert that every care will be taken to prerent:thl'admnissibu of bad meat. Granted that such , precautions are used;. they, ditl not lessen the respon sibilityobf the Ilotham' Council ' A?s a public body, acting in 'the interests of tli p-oplc,'it is most desirable -that .they. should appoiht an "oflicer to inspdct tihe m.eat intlrsioMrrkelt,?rithout' delay. Mr. Kingston, we.fancy, might eo. utitised in this way. 'IIe is kcdn in soont, and' eager to.detecb-a nuisancerIf oflieially.empower;" ed to condemn all. descriptions of bad meat there is no doubl'l ir ould licquit himself in a satisfactqry manner. "A small salary: miglit be .voted t6 hisn for the extra duty, and nd have;o no doublt ho I ould...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
Sir-Ilowever temperate your loarned Grecian correspondent " Alpha, " may be in some things, the is certainly very intoem perato in his language ; and according to lis lindl, lik, a'l violoent partizans who tako up a question "eox parte, " he endeavours to secure his retroet under cover of a shower of 1abuse discharged upon those who differ with him, and hide himself under a meisapplica tion of Scripture. I am notat all concerned about the opithets he applies to myself, but Inlm very much concerned about the effeit hiu infinmmatory language cannot hut have ut.on the many unscrupulous people in this place, of which we havo lately witnessed two attrocious examples. As if the terms of his fitst letter were not sufficient, he re. iterates and soys, " I wonder something - orseo, was not done ; for, I believe that any person who would set fire to a housoor a hayatack is capable of doing sooething 'worose, ' if an opportunity offered. " Now, Sir, I submit that it would hardly be possible to...
THE BRUNSWICK LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
THIE 31RUJNSWICIj .LOAN. At last the difficulties in con nection with the loan fund have beenogt:qt rest. The Council accepted 'theoterider of tho.Commercial Bank for the whole amount, £8,-50... Although opposed to the loan, becauso we believe better termid could be obtained, as soon as the Local Governcmeut Act became hLw, we trust that the money will be judiciously expended on such improve ments a? will be advantageous to the prosperity of tlhe borough. A disposition was evinced `at the last meeting to reopen the question of the retention of MIr Mclver,andthediscussion was only put an end to by the Mayor iliterfering. The members of the Council are equally dividcd-upon the subject, and hadit not been for the casting vote of the Mayor, Mr. McIver would have' been compelled tS. resign. Seeing the strong feeling which exists in the minds of many of tho' Councillors'RgMinst him, we fancy JMr. Meclver, if prudent, will resign. It isaimpossible the Surveyor can dis charge his duties sat...
SCHOOL ACCOMMODATION, BRUNSWICK. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
SCHOOL ACCOMMSODA.TION, BRUNSW1CK. Great dissatisfaction exists' in Bruns wick, and the Board of Advice receive a portion of the blame, for not pushing forward, with more vigor, the erections of the long promised State School. ' The old Wesleyan Chapel and the Odd Fellows' hall are rented at £130 per annum for school purposes. The chil dren are marshalled on the kerb stone of the Sydney road, exposed to, a blinding and filthy dust:' The efficiency of the headmaster is impaired by 'this faulty system, and the lives of .the children are jeopardised by being turned on to the Sydney road. A public meeting will be held to call the intention of the Minis ter of 1Ecucatiolt to the necessity of proceeding immediately with the erection ofZa suitable'school for the Brunswick district.
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, 2ND NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
:.Borough Council.' at n' H OTHAM COUNCIL. at M?oNDA', 2ND NoVianER.. t Present-His ,Vorship the Mrayor (in~ 11 the chair), • and. Councillors Clarke, a Cook, Laurens, Thomas, 'White, Carroll, n and Paton. r-. - . ... COOIRESPONDENCE. 0 Letter from the Town Clerk of Mel '1 bourne, asking for the proportionato in 11 terest diie by the Borough of Hothamn on it the Gabrielli Joan. .A cheque was ordered y to bo sent. .,.The Ladies'.Bonevolent Asylum sdit a L :litof -persoiis rosideut.- inllotham._who k had been pecuuiarly relieved -during -the 0 month. The silm'expended in this way t0 amounted to £163. , i ' ?I'PAY?MENT O FATEs. Y A circular was received from the Bg orough;Council: of Clunes, containing an. a extract from the local paper, on the clause K) lately inserted in the Local Government ts -Bill, permitting- all ratopayers, ,whether y their rates ?ere-paid or not,: to vote at n municipal' elections. -The article in :s question was averse to, the ratepaers 'r voting;, unles they ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
S.._.tange. • R+S AND ErV NTS. EL ONl11A4 LAOt JNETlITUIXIE 3 ·rLONSDAn E BTR+TIt it T \VXBT," Colobial 1c.atrtuo?, Ssrvauti: crgoged anbd forirrdil tot y ryjlirt' of tb `ooleny,. Erldagoemlnt r.flico'for) Governe?eor, M?rure Teachore, Needlewomen andl Domestlo Sir. raute. CJatmortors, Marufaoturors, Mining CJm. paniedIfaprtiora anid thir'l1argb' employers supplied with every decerip':on of Labor. Gorverntsses and ?sailo Tenobers ?e0lbteod by a proficient teacher of mnuric. ~geiols'r iif 1hio h ofth'%lCOIONTES in conuarc'n ..cwith .th COLONIAL LABOR 1NSTITUJT r --35 LONSD LE STI(.EBT 'VESI', ,L EL:!::'dU 1 :lt E . tea: 'Wa.aie: L : ,- c - T\ A NTEDTto BUY LA) D i' IHtha n Le..i:o?d \V1est 9bl bourne K.IlRKUS and' LIONAIt I), 7 1 reo Itroet, ilotham. ,--+. . . + - - "+ .. .. T1JANTg1J .rAN".AINT for This Paperi 1'- if tAliply:to r' r E(K H SA L SA; Sydnty. road, fl unswi .k. : . ..z.. ..h.Ysic i .h.an ...o - Jtionl?, .C ...i .:,d) icat o i` . . . . toG the ficelung--(crj ile" Asylum,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
S t ompanies, etc. T" I E NEWES'T. BUILDING - .soGIETy.... And the . BEST FOIl BORROWEI S, a Is the, PREMIER PERMANENT IBUILDING; SL \ND, and INVESTMENT ASSOCIATION. ligiotecred under tho Friendly Societies' S SStatute 1805. SHARES, £25 EACII. Entrance Fee, ,s. per Share; and Fort. eightly Stnbtarlptione,'4as per Share. ' Trustees: DAVID SYM'E, Esq. (Age). 'JAS. PRINCE, Eq., J.P. JAMES FERGUSSON, Esq,, J.P~ Committee of Management : President, IRon, F. LONGORE, PI Vior-Precident , J. CURTAIN ,E q, ,LP. . THOS ADAMiON, Jano.;'- Esq., (US; Consul). ROBT. WALKER, Eq., M.P': E. J, DIXON, Esq.,-IP. - F J. 1BOWRIING, Esq., h.P... E ,L. ZOX, Esq., J.P. S ulecitors: J. M. SMITH and EMMERTON. SBankers : •Eogliah, mcottlob and Australian Chartered Bank. Actuary A . J, TEMPLETON, Esq., F.T.A. Secretary: Mr. JAMES MIRAMS. OFFICE:-62 COLLINS STREET WEST. A liberal table of repayments, combined with participation in the triennial division of profts,- renders THIS -ASSOCIATION the BEST for BOR. RO...
HOTHAM CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
IIOTIIAM CRICKET CLUB. The recent rains and warm weather have been most beneficial to the newly made turf of thlo cricket .ground, on which the grass is already coming up nice and green.:The club hare: at last been enabled to get.th Yean Y1,ean laid on to the turf so there mill no longer be cause for fear on the score of an ample water soup ply- It it now confiduntly alftiiipated that thel ground *will be in good playing condlition by the coiwnellllliiirnlltd of the ureu y'eat. .1Lu elblrt is lbeig niade to collect ct'lribiitiis lin nid of the dill iiiids. and I oitin ikilitiniil members. lr. \\uk'ahlr h llm en litappbllilned collretor, li lc ?itrlc oil a nunilbir orf Ie Ilead. tin ' sril ihif, d.u?i; lih li st week but :hay 1id ,4 iih veryd irluullerent sudcesa, hie , m1 t N 1 a i .icem, only £5 2s. The result of theL canvass so f(r is very discouraging and disappoint. ing to the members of the club, who have incurred heavy liabilities ins carry'ing .out improvemoits on their groun...
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 1874 THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 6 November 1874
AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, NOVEMIBER GTrn, 1874 T1Ii- TOW IIHALL. Weo understandthal it was decided at a meeting of the Committee of the Ilotliam Louncil'un lfdridayovening, tod inimedi. a!ely invite designs from Melbourne archi tects-for..tho.?own H~all.-TTlo--first. prize ivill boeLI00, and. the -succesfil architect rvill most probably'h.o; thb -supervision of the building while in course oforection. Thie second ; prize , will be 'L50. It ,ras also decided to.instruct the architects co prepare. plans fort a :building; which vould'eost L'J00,. and if itis deamedmd,' visable, this'amount may boeastill further' reduced b".:curtailing ionieý'of !thlicrna' mental portionks :"Messrs, Laurens, Clarke, Cook and thofownClerk; visited several of thel 'owtn Hills in the vicinity, of M.el-. btioulae, a'nd liai obthined au, amount of ialuably infortuatiaton hili caniot fail, to be boutliloial'ih bnibliig' the Council to avoid ibfiy of'the 'listakes kaliich' haveo occurred m other lom?lities...