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WEST MELBOURNE. Parliamentary Representative. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
.WEST MELBOURNE., Pasuaemnta Epores;enttive. -Dr. W:; Maloney, Roden-street,. ; Wesb Melbourne. E"lectora PEgistrsr, J. D'Alton, 57 Walsh-street,' West Meltourne. Reoturnin OEaer.= C -Hirst, Spencer-street,. West Mel Sbour ne. Boar4 of Advice. O E.. lIihs (chairman), Spencer-street, (prir:.te address, Walsh-street). U. Thormas (correspondent), Walsh str'eet. .. D'A Iton, 57 Walsh-street W. I:ia.sein, Franklin-street... It. Hlowat, iung-street. I. T.ettcv, Rosslyn-street 1. Spence. Chetwynd-street.-...w J-cs:cos o: ohe Paooe. 4.I Bin;Ion, Miller-street, West M?l bourr.e. R.. Bowen, 34 effcott-street,: West M1 elbourne. J. Hirst, Spencer-street. W'est Mel bL-urne. J. McBride, 'G Roden-st., West MIe bourne. T. Noonanr, 126--Dudley-street, Wses Melbcurne. J. Arbuckle Reid, King-street, West M ,lbcurne.
THE BABY EARNS THE LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
THE BABY EARNS THE LIVING. --4- In most avocations men succeed better than women, but this does not hold true in the profession of begging. Women make more successful beggars than men because they appeal more forceably to the sympathy of the public. What can be more fetching than the sad and hag ard face of a supposed-to-be starving woman holding in her arms a weak, helpless, innocent baby. Yes, the baby is the key that unlocks the hearts and purses, and sends the coins rattling into the tin cup. The beg gar-man is handicapped by his sex. He cannot employ the strongest of all draw ing cards, a baby. And so, while the beggar-woman woos and wins fortune with only a sorry face and a little bundle of ragged clothes, through which the public may discern the wan face of a baby, the beggar-man must, if he would become a strong competitor for business, go to the expense of purchasing a hand organ, or something equally attractive. Furthermore he must placard himself in a manner to excite the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
THE Jiggest SALE OF THE 2T ?TEENTH CENTUXY Is now proceeding.l p'o Reduce of Enocu:ous Stocks e £50,000 worth of t ilTnery, Mantles, Costumes, Underclothing, Laces, Ribbons, Silks, tlress Fabrics, Manchester Goods, House & Table Linen, Men's Mercery, Clothing, &e. FITIIZBEBILD BRos., OF ERROL ST., Will Offeer larvelelous Bargn in all Departments! GENUINE :AUTTSINGQ SALE! if iel BoLe s, Tow1 ANnD cOUETY DRAPEBS,O 43, 45, 47 & 49 IERROL ST., NORTH MELBOURNE, AND AT IRlIDGE STREET, BALLARAT. THE 'Joi1l] oleholurn, GRZE T[' Published every Friday Morning, Price - ONE PN TO BE HAD FROM ALL NEWS AGENTS. HIS PAPER gives details of all matters of local interest. Its columns are open wide to the Secretaries of Churches, Lodges, Societies, Clubs, &c., contributions from whom on matters of local interest, will be welcomed and will receive the utmost attention. a11 1eports to be at hand not later thbr WEDNESDAT MOORNINr. :: GO YFOU -®UJ JOB PFR-- G To the Office ...
REPORTS: [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
REPORTS : From H. J. Randall, pro treasurer. Receipts since last meeting, L124 12s. 6d. Received. Mr. E. Magnus reported having had the premises lately occupied by a tyhoid fever patient well fumigated. A dangerous wall at the rear of Gately's stables he had had pulled down. He also asked the council.to instruct Mir. Duncan to inspect with him the Queensberry-st. culvert, and stated that the drain was continual y silting up. The Council complied with the re quest. The Town-clerk was instructed to write to the Railway Commisioners, drawing attention to the state of that portion of the Mloonee Ponds drain. ; Received.
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
News and Notes. VORKINGMEN'S CLUB-Members are reminded by advertisment that MrT. L. Coleman will read an essay at the rooms entitled "Irish wit and humour." OPERA HOUSE-Harry Rickards puts up a big bill. His team is fast and goes strong. With Geo. Wood conedian and Miss Tasma Sherwin vocalist, Miss May Lovington, Ada Delroy and Rickards himself the show booms along right mer rily. ANNIVERSARY SERVICEs-The anni versary of the Union Memorial sunday school will be celebrated next sunday. The pulpit will be occupied as follows; Morning, Rev. T. Nesbit; Afternoon, Rev. J. Gibson; Evening, Rev. T. McDougal; The children have been practising special collections ofhymns for the occasion under the zealous instruction of Mr Matthewson. On Tuesday a public meeting will be held and the prizes won during the year distributed. Songs, recitations and dia logues w ill be contributed by the scholars and friends. THE THEATRE ROYAL:-This popular house ofentertai;ment w as c owded to the roof last nigh...
ORDERS OF THE DAY: FINANCE COMMITTEE [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
ORDERS OF THE DAY : FINANCE COIHMITTEE Cr Steel moved 1-That L264 6s 7d be passed for payment on account of Town Fund. 2-That L5 ils Ud be pansed for payment on Loan account No 8, 1891. Carried. PUBLIC WORKS CO~MIIHTTIE Cr. Petrio moved 1-That the tender of Maurice Brinton;jnunr., for emptying sad snoply ing d~cspans of the Town, and providing plae or deposit. for twn "Year=, comrm-un I cing on tua 1st, of AprA next, for tihe cunt of Two thousanld six hundred anit twenty pounds stg. (.82620), be accep ted. Cr P.Ikitlo?n im, ved as ahi amend ment '"that the sum of L2830 be omit ted and L2,t)00 be instead." He did not think thet ratepayers would be grudge the additional amount as it would pritect the men, and do good to the town. In taking this step he refu ted acy imputnations of popularity hunting. tie ald advocated this prin ciple before, and was prepared to go on the public platform on the question. Cr Gardiner seconded the amendment with pleasure, as he had (endeavoured previousl...
North Melbourne Working-Men's Club. MR. PRENDERGAST, M.L.A., WORK OF THE PAST SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
North. Melbourne Working-Men's Club. MR. PRENDERGAST, .M.L.A., ON THE WORK OF THE PAST SESSION. The member for North Melbourne de livered a lecture at the North Melbourne Workingmen's club on Wednesday week, in which he gave a resume of the business transacted during the last session of par liament, Mr. J. A. Scott, president, in the chair. In his opening remarks,the lecturer said that he owed his election mainly to those who had been foremost in forming the club. Being entirely new to political life he had no sins to answer for, beyond the past session. He had endeavoured to fullfil all his pledges. He had voted with some small minorities. Once he was in a minority of three and at another time two. He explained that the reason lie had vcted for the retirement of Mr Chomley and the retention of Mr Ellery was be cause he considered that Mr Chomley was standing in the way of the promotion of other men, also his salary at present was 900oo and his pension would be £Coo and each year's ...
CORRESPONDENCE: [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
CORRESPONDENCE : : From Collingwood Council re a meeting to consider appointment of new chairman to Board of Works Received. From Mr Clement Davidson, request ing a rebate of part of hall and pano hire of late concert in aid of prize fund. Refsrred to Finance Committee. From Bcard of Health forwarding the report of last meeting. Received. From Mr C. E. Randall, stating that he would :e well enough to resunae his duties next Monday. Received. From Melbourne and Metropolitan Polrd of Works, enclosing minutes of 107th meeting. Received. From Flemington and Kensington Council requesting delegates to a meeting to obtain m re accomcdation at Spencer street station. Received.
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 — 1 March 1895
To NEW Sourn WALES, NEWZELAND,. Qus?ESLA&sn, SourH Aust?ALIA, TasusAsT, WEST. AUSTRaIA, FnJI, NEw HEBIDEB " AsD BRITISH NEW GUINEA. s. d. LErrms?.-Per . ounce or under 0e 2 PoST CARDS ... ... 0 1 REPLY POST CARD? .... 0 -2 LErrER CARDs to N. S. Wales, S. Australia, Queensland, Tas To Newz Zealand and Fiji . 2 BooKs.--Perfour ouncesorunder (up to.threelbs)... ... 0-1 1 NEWSPAPERS ... ... O 0j. REGISTATIOX EE.. . 0 3 BuK parcels ofnewspapers,post ed by a registered newspaper publisher or newsvendor, per lb or fraction thereof ... 0 1 PARCEL Posr--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 lbs) .. 6: PAcKEEs. . COMMERCIAL PAPERS AND PEIS TED PAPERS.-Per every two ounces or under (up to 41bs)0 1 , (Items see Victoria) PATrE?ss, samples, packets of' merchandise, &c.-Per every two ounces or under (up to llb} 0 1
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
-'-; .POSTAL NEWS ---:o:- - --BATES WTVITHIN VICTORIA . s. d.1 LEr?EaS.-Per ounce or under 0 2 - -UlGEss L1rTEns.-Per letter 0 6 (Cmadditiontoordinarypostage) (Urgent letters are,on arrival at the Post Office in the town to which they are directed, treated as telegrams, and delivered with : the utmost despatch. They will not be delivered if addressed to persons residing beyond the ordin ary delivery by telegraph messen ger, nor if addressed to a place. having no delivery by letter car rier or telegraph messenger.) Post ?aB DS ... .. . 0 REPLY POST CARDs ... 0S LETTER CADS ... ... -0 10 Boosis.-For every four ounces or under (up to three Ibs) 0 1 REGISTRATION FEE ... 0 3 PARce£s.-Two pounds or under 0 9 (each extra pound or part, 3d.) Bu.se parcels of newspapers, posted by- a registered news paper publisher or news' yen dor, per Ib or fraction thereof 0.1 (Not less than 4 papers in each parcel.) PACKETa. ColamECAL PAPERS.--For every two ouncesorunder(up to 31bs) 0 1 (Such as acceptan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
u tNoirt elbourn e GAZ ETTE Mftale-: --fro. All. Newws Ag-t - e ,. .. . ,.. . ,ce i - '" i ' rum P DETWYs . Matters ofLocdl Intrest.-. 2Th columns are. open *ide to the . l: c, , . , trS,. ions from _5e-g d i'elconed. and .lljreceive i/eA iumost atten.- iona. - : * ''. - . - '.' . Th6esePapers will proue, '. - -. SPLENDID .ADVERTISINGI ? MEDIUM JOB . PiNi|.o Z EVERYDESCRIPTION ..AT . : : . Lodvest Posible Prides.: * Pat, Pat, ybu should never hita man - hen he is down'" Pat: "Vhalt did t wikso hard to gt' him down for": - , rt(4>37 t 'a£ ' -~9Sj;IMif' 4j!'| | Bedsteads Bedding. _____ W. T. SIMPSO N. O19O 192 V ctorai&st., Terthl 1%elbourne - Supplies Goods at the Lowest Prices current in the trade, either for CASH OR EXTENDED TERMS. Shakespeare confirms this as follows i He that hath a house to put ahead in. KING LEAR, Act 3, Scene I. Fit it with such furniture as suits. - - HENRY VIII, Act 2, Scene I; The house is a respected house. MEASUREt FOR MEASURE, Act 2, Scene 3. ...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOMI AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. s: d. LwrrEs.-Each e ounce or under 0 21 P- osCARDS .. ... 01 REPLY POST CARDS ... 0 3 NEWSPAPER?S ... ... 0 COSSERCIAL PAPERs.-4 ounces or under... ... ... 2 Over 4 ounces, but not over 6 ounces ... ... ... 03 Every additional two ounces or under (up to 4lbs) ...- 0 1 PRanrED PAPERS (other than news papers).-Per every twoounces or under (up to AIbs) ... 0 1 SPArERNS and samples.Per every two ounces or under (up to 11b) ... ... ... 0 1 .-EEGISTR?a.Iox FEE ... 0 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered article ... 0 2j PARCELS Posr, wholly by sea. " Eac:~rcel of 21bs or under 1 6 Each additional lb or under(up to ll1bs)... .... ... 0 c , LT.E LETTEES must bear full posta;e and late fee stamp of 2d. extra, and may be posted at any time not exceed ing a quarter of an hour after mail closes; at Melbourne General Post Office, any country Post Office, Rail way travelling Post Office; handed to the mail guards, posted in bag at Spenc...
Horseshoes for Luck. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
Horseshoes for Luck. "Never take the horseshoe from the door," is the advice given in a recently pcpular song, which precept is followed by the injunction that while there the bit of iron will surely bring good luck. Be this as it may, there are certainly many thousands of people who to-day, while, perhaps not superstitious in other things, are either believers in the adage, or else, for the sake of effect, in ornamentation employ the horseshoe as an emblem of good luck by giving it a prominent place in household decora ticn. The great fad is to pick up a horseshoe in the street, and he who is thus "fortunate" is supposed, according to superstition, to Lacure extraordinary luck as long as the shoe remains in his possession. But all are not thus favored, and in order to secure a shoe, a visit to the blacksmith or junk man is found to be necessary, making it especially profitable to the latter. A visit paid to a iunk shop at the West end a few days ago showed to what an extent this cr...
North Melbourne Council. Monday, February 25th. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
North Melbourne. Council. M i(1y, tebrauary 25th`.: The usual fortnightly meeting was held on Monday evening last, at eight o'clock. Present: Crs. Carter (mayor), Barwise Cost'lo, Fogarty, Fuller, Gardiner, Petrie, and Pilkington. The mi:utes of previous meeting were read end confirmed, and letters sent by the authority of the Council were also read.
A RATHER COSTLY WIFE. What the Marriage Contract Comprises in Tonkin. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
SATHE L COSTLIW 'iE: ' Tflat taohe r tirrasCen t Comprisee In Tehkla. Dr. Hocquard, who reotly returned to France arter a residenco of two years in Tonkin, tells about the Annamese bride of a French officer stationed at N-amdinh. The doctor visited the of ficer at his home in the big town and there met a very pretty native girl about 13 years old, who wore a robe of violet silk and more rings on her fingers than WTestern belles regard as in good taste. "You see I have married an Anna mese," said the officer, laughing. "That is, I have bought her of her par eats for 45 francs. They signed the contract before the notables of their vil lage, in which they relinquish all their rights over their daughter. I can do with her as I please, but I must treat her well. If I choose, I may return her to her parents, and they must re ceive her again. It is a very easy sort of divorce. She cannot leave me with out my permission, and if she runs away from me her father is responsible and must return...
MEN WOMEN & Things They Say [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
ý , - - `ZP 4 They Say That the Parkhill boys Sae wild at not bein drawn against either the Balmain or the Bohemians this season. That Baluain would be a soft snap. That it would be a good go between the Parkhill and the Bohemians, but the for mer's batting would bring them out on top. That Jim Keenan did sa ae good :vork b.hind the sticks on Sa:orday. That the genial president of the Cambridge C.C. entertained; the ret?ubers of thi club last week. That his advice to the m 'mbiers was vearm, very warm. That J. Travis and W. Barber are gettiog quite p:ucrky at speech making reociv ing prizes (so they ought to be). That W. M. B. band would lay a "'dead LMarch" well judging by lhe briskness of some of their regulir performances. That they are no worse than the vocal drawlers inside. That the 'Arjsy" barracks would be :the better for some lights outside.. That livers at a distance havs a difficulty in finding the barracks.. That St Mary's HIoward Stiret vas raspiend ent in the di play o...
A LIFE'S RETROSPECT. A WARNING TO YOUNG MEN. (Continuation.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
-f L E'8 RETBOBPEUI!T. A WARNoIN TO YOUNG KN.' (Conmu etion.) In one of my paroxysms I conceived that the little dispensary for the use of the wardeman, and which was situated quite close to my bed, was a bar, and that I was lying in a large room of an hote;, which had been devoted to hos pital purposes. This idea was engendered by a long continued rivalry between the municipalities of Ballarat East and West, and my notion was that the Eastern men had carried the vendetta so far as to establish a hospital of their own, and had engaged the hotel for the purpose. I could plainly see the barmaid, and I ac cordingly got out of bed to get a drink. I waited for some time, and the n, under the impression that I had been served,Icaught up a large bottle of carbolic oil, and was just applying it to my lip a when the wardesnan caught me, and soon hustled me back to bed. Thus again God's favour protected me. At length, I began to can. valeece. Many friends came to minister to my wants, notably...
Consoling. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
Ciisoliug. Y-rs. Avnoo-Bridget, the parlor wiu don s are so dirty I- ean't see through theim. Bridget-Wull," mum, I only jist amue from the front door, and beyant the faces of Miss Fashioa and her young moil. in the bay-windy opposite, thur'e nothiu' across the way wort ludin' at.- \euw Tork Weekly. The Amerikin eagel ain't a spring chieien. Thar's a good deal of differents be tween a hand-made politician and a ma sheen-made one. El'a law was past, givin" every onnest poliLishun a marble monument two hun dred foot high, it wouldent make much of a boom in the quarry biziness. -ledge Waxem, .-cg . Jrcn
THE MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 1 March 1895
THE 'MEETINGS. On Saturday, the openinw day, a very small individual, known as Ensign Mickey Hayman, the African dwarf was present to help the work, and no doubt owing to his being such a peculiarity the people's curiosity was aroused to see and hear this wonderful person. He is about 30 years old and his height 3ft so inches, and created great amusement when giving the account of his life, which he did on Sunday afternoon and Monday night The meetings were all well attended, the hall being crowded. On Sunday Staff Captain Fisher who was present, gave a neat address, and the offcers and soldiers from Newmarket and Bruns wick, and the Brunswick brass band entertained those present in a creditable manner, next evening (Monday) the reap ers and gleaners by limelight were at work on the platform the latter giving a very pretty effect. Wednesday was notified as a blanc mang, fruit, tea, and cake banquet and a.splendid crowd availed themselves of the privelege of; sitting down to such del...