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Letters to the Editor. THE STATE SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
Letters to the Editor. TIIE STATE SCIIOOL. Sir-A public meeting, on requisition, was called by the late Mayor, of the rato payers, to ascertain the reason for the delay in erecting State Schools in Brunswick. The Board of Advice put in an appear ance on the occasion, and sought to regard the mooting as arefleotion on them solves. After considerable discussion the mooting was adjourned for a fortnight. This adjourned mooting was never held. From the names on the requisition, I did not expect this inquiry to be so easily barked. lWhy do we not get our State school? A largo rental of £100 per an num is paid for the old Wesleyan Chapel, a very objectionable place on many grounds for a State School. I hope, for the sakesakeof our children, that the Board of Advice will more in this matter. Your's very sincerely, November 27, 1874.
BRUNSWICK COURT. WEDNESDAY, 25TH NOVEMBER. (Before Messrs. Strutt, P.M., Fleming, and Dr. Talbot. J. P.'s.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
BRUNSWICK COURT. WEDNESDAY, 25uT NOVEMBER. (Before Messrs. Strutt, P.M[., Fleming, and Dr. Talbot. J. P.'s.) Frederick McCarter, George Moult, and William MIoult, were charged with insult ing behavior in a public place to one Samuel G. Issacs, with intent to provoke a breach of the peace. Mr. Grylls, who appeared for the defence, submitted with she greatest respect to the bench, that the police could only prosecute from informa tion received ; and he said it advisedly that the police had no right to interfere. and lie would also ask for a postponement of the case on the grounds that the sub pamans issued to his witnesses were value lcss, and he had to issue fresh ones. The bench eccided to hear the case, when a Mr. Thomas Kenneth stated le was stopping with M?r. tesaes, Albion street. on Saturday 14th inst. ; recollected seeing the defendents on that day about 10.30 a.m.; heard the dogs barking, and saw Miss Isaacs go out and tell the boys to go away when one of them made use of a f...
Police. HOTHAM COURT. TUESDAY, 1ST DECEMBER. (Before His Worship the Mayor, H. A. Clarke.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
Police, HOTI-IAM COURT. TuEsBDY, 1s Da?OIecuiEt. (Before His WTorship the Mayor, H. A. Clarke.) Dauni.-Thomas Doyle was brought up, charged with the above offence. He received a caution, and was discharged. TIunsDA?, 3Sna DECEMBisER. (Iefore Dr. Lloyd (chairman,) Hlis W?or ship the Mayor, and Messrs. Fogarty, Laurens and Carroll, J.Ps.) A BELLICOSE Hia?scAND.-Benjamin Dodd was charged with threatening his amiable better half, and the bench bound over Ben to keep the peace for six months, with one surety of £25, or to be imprisoned for that period. Lu.tcy. - An unfortunate person named Daniel Cunningham was sent to th cAsylunon therecommendation of me i cal menl. DgsecTING I ns \VIFe.-Johu Judge was charged with the above offence; he was rather astonished when the bench adjudged him to pay 15s. weekly, fined one surety of £25, or to be imprisoned for six months. AssunLT.-Scott Patterson summoned John Carroll, and James Tierney sum. moned Winm. Carter for assault. James Calter also su...
NUISANCE IN THE BENEVOLENT ASYLUM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
NUISANCIE IN TIIE IINEVOLENT ASYLUEM. Continual complaints haro bcon made by the residents in the vicinity of the Beonovolont Asylum, on account of a nuisancq of a very off'nsivo description in the sllnpe of a spwer w!hich exists in tllt locality. The subject was brought under the notice of the authorities of the Asylum, by tho Council, and in reply a lotter was reocived from the Sluporuinten dont, .Mr. McCutcheon, and read at the meeooting on onday evening. agreeing to co-operate with the Council with the vinew of removing the nuisance. Tih lotter was referred to the local Board of Health.
INTERESTING TO HOTHAM RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
INTERESTING TO iOTUAM RATEPAYERS. On Monday evening the Rats Col lector, ~Mr. Kearney, sent in a report to the Hotham Council, in which he stated that he had summoned a number of defaulting ratepayers, and had obtained verdicts, withcosts, in a great many in stances. IHe concluded vith an intima tion that he would "summon all persons who had neglected to pay in order to closeup as much of the arrears as pos sible, so as to avoid carrying them for ward to the now rate book. " In order to avoid the expense of law costs, which amounts, in each instance, to something like 12u, it would be well if the rate payers, who are in arrears, made an effort to pay up, and thus save them selves the. trouble and annoyance of :ap e.aa ri c o , . - ... . . .
A CHARITABLE OBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
A CJLAItITADLE OBJECT. An effort is being made in Brunswick to realise a fund for the anid of the boy, Deaker, who had the misfortune to lose his right armlately by the machinery at the Brunswick pottery. To compensate him to sonme small extent for this sad loss, itis proposed to collect a sum of money, and invest it for his solo use and benefit, the principal thus conserved to be handed to him when he reaches man's estate. The following gentlemen have kindly consented to act as trustees for this find, viz: Messrs. J. E. ]recse, Allen Staley, S. McDonald, and S. I1enightly, Esq., Air. Tough,Treasnrer, Mr. B. Ford, Secretary, with Mr. McDougal. They are also nominated to receive contributions on be. half of this truly benovolent object.
A COUNT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
A CO UNT OUr. Tihe business of the Itotha'm Council was very near being brought to an abrupt termination on Monday evening. About half-past nine o'clock Councillor White left, and shortly afterwards Coun cillor Ryan. There was now a bare quorum present; and as soon as Councillor Carroll disappeared, which he did very quickly, there was a " count out. " i'ortunotely the Mayor woke up Sullivan, the messenger, and ordered that somnolent youth to search for Councillor Ryan. After a delay of ten minutes, the missing Councillor was captured, and returned to his seat, when the business was proceeded with.
WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
WATEIR SUPPLY. It will be remembered a few weeks ago, that on the motion of Councillor Laurens, the HIotham Council instructed the Town Clerk to ask the Water :l)epart ment to lay down pipes for the supply of the Yan Yean in certain parts of Brougham, Irskino and Carroll streets. In reply, a ecommunication was received from the Department, intimating that no further reticulation would take place this summer. After this letter had been read on Monday evening, Councillor Laurens induced the Council to instruct the Town Clerki to ask that the pipei might be laid down in Erskine street only.
HOTHAM COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
IOTIAM - CO UNCIL. A\. special meeting of the 1Jothaml B ,rough Council will be held on Mon day next, the 7th i.st, for the transac tion of the following business, which ap pears on the order paper :-1. That as the gross revenue of the Borough of -lothan for the preceding year was not less than £10,000, this Council petition the Governor to proclaim the Borough of .Ilotham a Town, in accordance with section 1.07 of the " Boroughs' Statute," under the name and title of " Thi Town of North 3Mlbourne." 2. That tihe estimate of receiptys n?.oxpenditnre for the year 18711-5, prcpnre1 by at com mittee of the whole Council, be adopted. :3. To uuako m a (General tato of eight pence halfpenny in the pound on the net annual value of the Iateable Property withinu the Iorough of I lothla for the year commenecing on the 1st day of October, 1.874, and endiing on the o:0th d sy of September, 1S87. 4. To con sider and order upon the adoption of the iermanoeut levels of Sutton street, west of the Bo...
BRUNSWICK COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 25TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
]BRUNSWICK COUNCIL. WVExoDN AY. 25THr NOVsliEfR. Present-11is Worship the Mlnayor (in the chair), and Councillors Tinning, McDonald, Stranger, Stalcy, Cook, Flem ing, H-utton and irocso. Too mluntss of the previous meeting were rea4 and ocmlrmed. A lot ter was received m a number of ratapayers, complaining of the drainage in Albion street, and suggesting that the streets should bo formod in nanob a manner hat the wa'or would be conveyed to the creek it stead oi posilng thrnuph their plo perty. Itd erred to l'ublio Wnrka Comniitee. From C E. roltt, Po.lio Mn[giatrate, e'nting that t.o uea a of 1'. Talbot, saga mecdlal altuito, were awardno3 um'er see, tione Ill-and b5oIf ActN 2107. ItRoeivod. Flooi lrrond.iik I\ aton, asking for a rea nowa*lif ha lioeonl for sla luter hIoua situntod 'It po sauttl. Received. Fr rom rl, r,?l Ilialer, asking for a re Itwtvwl o! hil I uo . for a OlagtnuShtorlou itualntol in Utniot sreot, 'nalllipnsown, ] oclvnd. Ciroular froee thoTiwnul (If ek I of Footp...
THE HOTHAM STONE-BREAKERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
'I'll SI-I 'I'IIAM 8TONE. BRE~~t' EetS. A communication wa ~vrs received fIromn tihe I [otliiii stoilubrcelcorm, coiuplaininig iagaidot aniy "Low ComCers " obtain~ing thie privilego of breakinig (8p)lII1 " in prfcc lliqo to itho 0 old HsrvaLnts of tho Council. Councillor Laurans undor LItood that t t Iun tlhe custom to employ the old residents of tho borough, Coun cillor Cook explained that years ago it hai been decided to give th old men, who wcro residents in the borough, pn opportunity of carning a livelihood, and with this object in view any stonebrealk ing that was required was given to them. After some further remarks it was de cided that the Ovcrscer, when requiring labor should be instructed to give the preference in all cases to tihe old men who resided in the district.
Borough Councils. HOTHAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, 30TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
Borough Councils. HOTIIAM COUNCIL. MONDAY, 30rur Novanesa. Present-His Worship the Mayor (in the chair) and Councillors Fogarty, Cook, Laurens, White, Ryan and Carroll. CORRESPONDENCE. From the Superintendent of the BDone volent Asylum, agreeing to co-operate with the Council with the voiew of removing a sewer, which is considered a great nuts. ance by the inhabitants residing in the vicinityof the Asylum. Referred to the Local Board of Health. From the Town Clerk of Footscra, asking the co-operationof the Council In endeavoring to have the tolls' clause rein. stated in the Local Government Bill. A discussion ensued, when the general feeling appeared to be in favor of retain log thre tolls. The letter was received, and immediate action ordered to be taken to support the prayer of the petition. From the Water Supply Department, stating that no further reticulatlon would be done this summer. Cr. Laurens moved that the Town Clerk be instructed to write to the department to lay water pi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
L.ibor nzc?a se, EL PLOYERS AND SERVANTS. r IIE COLONIAL LABOR INSTITUTE, S 35 LONSDALE STREET WEST, Near Queen street, At E L 1 0 U It N E. Colonial Labor Iactitute, Servants engaged and l"uraldod to every part of the colony. Engagomont oflico for Govornessoe, Mdueo Teachore, Needlewomen and Domestic Ser. vants. Coutractors, Manufaoturors, Mining Comn panies, Farmers and othor largo employers oupplioed with every description of Labor. Governeaas and Music Teachrs .eleotod by a prolicient teacher of music. SAgonocioa in each of the COLONIES in oennection with the COLONIAL LABOR INSTIT UITE. 35 LONSDALE STiREET WEST, Near Queen streoet, MELB OURN E. Sul ge nes. A. A. ?MITIH., M.RC.V.S., T- E TERIN'ARY SURGEON, V lay be consulted daily at Mr. Cuomings' Veterinary Shooing Forge, Vio. toria street. IResidenoe-OWELLESLEY COTTAGE, IIARIRY STREET, CARLTO N Photographers. SIBET OF ONE TIIOUSAND POUNDS leas been made that you can got an good P OGRTIRA IT S At HALF TIHE MONEY YOU IVOCLD PAY 1...
North Melbourne Advertiser AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4TH, 1874. RUNNING SUNDAY TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FIIDAY, DEOEttIBtllt 4Irn, 1874. RUNNING SUNDAY TRAINS. It was very bad taste on the part I of Mr. Gillies, tile Minister of Railways, after he had given an implied pro mise, through the permanent head of the department, that the application of the Spiritualists for a train oin Sunday would be favorably received, subsequently to revoke it. - Mr. Gillics hay loudly declared in the Assembly thatt it was simply on financial grounds that lie opposed the running of trains on Sunday ; yet, when an application is receivrd from a gentleman representing upwards B of 3,000 people, who wished to enjoy a picnic on the Sabbath, some underhand influhmce is brought to bear on this so-called independent Minister, and he is quickly made to subside into a more cypher. It is lnt a pleasant predicament to be placediun-thatof a man compelled to " eat dirt." No one would have objected to the Spiritualists enjoying themselves on a Sunday exgept a few bigoted admirers of Dr. Cairns; a...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
cricket. BY LONOBLIP. Saturday, thie 21st November, the let r eleven of the Ilotham 0.0. visited Willilame. town to try oonolusions with the lab eleven of lie local olub. On arrival at the ground, C,llio, who was oleoted captain, tossed his oppon:ent, who having won, e!nt the Ilothamites to the wicket?. Tholattor wer not long in belog dispoeod of for the com parative osmall total of 54, the only player gget:ing into dobleo figuroe being Callie, who by some flue play placed 21 runs to his credit. Tlh., Wdlliamstown were then cent in to the bo .ling oa Ltaetings and Clack, and wore a holding their own against the bowling to such an alarming doeroo that a change was deemed advisable. Hlastings was taken ofl, Clack took the ball at hia end, Griffiths bowling against the wind. However, Clack did not asem to be in form, and was taken off, HaItiults agaiu taking hie ol place. The change proved elffctive, as IIstling took a wicket shortly after, not, however, until 33 rune had hoen soured. ...
THE WORKING MAN'S FRIEND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
TIlE WORKING MAN'S FRIEND. Mr. Fairhurst, the Collingwood ngita. Lor, who is pretty well knowrn about town as the prtomoter of bogus eompaunes who has succeeded in operforming a number of smart tricks on tradetsmon in conlncetionl therewith--who was the hero of the" work ing maln's cheap dining room " in Lonsdale street, where he was in the habit of hold ing fortht, with Pceksnilisa eloquence, on the venality of the Melbourne press who has displayed a high tolled morality n appealing to the Insolvent Court to relieve himself of vul ar creditors - has been taken to tas' lately by the Collingweoo'l Advertieser, in connection with some local transaction where ihe sought to shine as the friend of the " working man." Thelocal pae:r very properly exposed this man's aitocedents, whlerelupon tlhe virtu. ous Fairlthurst threatened the editor with an action Ibr deftttattiotl of clharacter unless an apology was made. It is hard ly necessary to say notie wass made. The letter from Fairhurst abo...
ANNIVERSARY DINNER, LOYAL ALLIANCE LODGE, M.U.I.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
ANNIVERISRY DINNER, LOYAL ALLIANCE LODGE, M.U.I.O.O.F. The 18th anniversary of the above lodge was celebrated on Wednesday evening, the 2nd of December, at the lodge rooms, and proved in every respect a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The various toasts were proposed and responded to in the most enthusiastic manner, and the banqu t reflects the greatest credit on the worthy host (Mr. Weaver, of the King's Arms lHotel) as the elaborate and tasteful manner in which the tables were decora. ted and the more substantial viands pro vided, elicited warm coimmendation. J. Davies, Esq, J.P., P.P.C.S. of the Order in the chair, P.G.O'Shea, vice chairman. The usual toasts were first disposed of when the chairman proposed the " Grand Master and Board of Directors M.U.L.O.O.I'.," and in a highly eulogistic speecl expressed the most perfect satis faction with the ablo manner in which they carried out the functions of an executive council of the Order, Brother Wotton responded. "District Ollleers of...
GREAT SALE OF CITY PROPERTY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
GREAT SALE OF CITY PlROPrETY. An extensive sale of valuable city property was held at the rooms of Messrs. Fraser and Co., on W?dnesday, Decm. ber 2nd. The attendance at the rooms was large, and the bidding spirited. The lots comprised the very pick of Collins street. The first lot oflered were the premises occupied by Messrs. Wilkie, Webster and Allan, music warehouse, and nMr. Wharton's tailoring es~blishment, having a frontage of 20ift. 2in, and was knocked down at L400 per foot, L14,4IG the lot. Lot 2.-lMessrs. Ferguson and Mitchell, engravers, having 22ft. 1 in. frontage, fetched L370 per foot, L8,170. Lot 3.-Mr. Tweddell, outfitter, having 15ft. Din. frontage, fetched L370 per foot, L5,827. Lot 4.-Mr. MlBean, Jeweller, 16ft. lin. frontage, fetched L370 per foot, L5,0950. Lot.5.-Mr. Miller, confectioner, 1lft. lin., fetched L370 per foot. Lot 0.--Messrs. Knasnor and Moss, opticians, 16ft. 4in., fetched L370 per foot, L6,043. Lot 7.-Mr. Mackay, stationer, 15ft. 8in., also fetche...
LARRIKINISM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1874
LARUIlKINISM. No person has the slightest sympathy with the young vagabonds who are generally known as the "larrikin " class. They are destructive pests to society, and as such should be dealt with. But we protest, in the name of common sense, against including all classes of the colonial youth in this category. Yet if the Youths' Criminal Bill, recently in troduced into the Council, becomes law, any respectable young man who may be possessed of the dangerous gift of too much animal spirits, will be liable to be arrested, and receive a flogging. It will simply rest with the individual who presides on the bench whether a boy is to be degraded for life for the committal of some trivial offence or not. When it is considered how often ignorant men, unsuited for the position both by lack of education and a want of knowledge of the law, are placed in the commission of the peace, it is easy to understand the frightful use which might be made of entrusting this class of persons with the fre...