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SHOCKING ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1874
SHOCKING ACCIDENTS. A series of accidents occurred in a couple of brick works in Brunswick re.- contly. The first happened to a ýouth named:Stewart, in the brickyard of Treno- veth Brothers, at Brunswick. He incau- tiously looked over the hopper of the pug-. mill when in full motion, and his head got jammed by the revolving beam, at the end of which a horse was attached. The animal was stopped instantly, but not be- fore the lad's jaws were broken, &nbsp; and it is reported his skull also. &nbsp; About the same time, at the works of the Hoffman's. Brick Company, a laborer named Pettett by some means slipped from his work, falling over forty feet on to loosened earth, which broke the fall con- siderably. In his case the collar bone and several ribs were broken, and he was sub- sequently removed to the Melbourne Hos- pital in great agony. &nbsp;
FLEMINGTON WESLEYAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
FLEMINGTON WESLEYAN CHURCI.. The anniversary of the Flemington Wesleya' church, was celebrated on Sin- day 0th, and continued on the following Tuesday. On Sunday two sermons were preached, one in the morning by the Rev. P. R. C. Ussher, and one in the evening by the Rlev. J. Dodehun. On Tuesday eventin a tea meeting was held in the State'S hbol. which. was followed by a/ public meeting held in the church. Mr., "Wilson occupied the chair, and after a few remarks called upon the Secretary to read the report, which was of a satisfac tory nature. The Rev. J. Merriman said they had reason to rejoice because they were not. over head and ears in debt.' It taxes every effort of the congre. gation to reduce debts in some churches, and sometimes they remain without the debt being cleared. We have been told that Christianity is not so powerful in the world as it was formerly, the church and pulpit are ejfte institutions, most unworthy things to what they used to be. There was a slight degree o...
COBURG ROAD BOARD. 7TH DECEMBER, 1874. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
)BL'RU IROAD BOARD. Tr It D}:4I:EIIEit, 1874. 1'roont-Moeerr. Kylo, (hlinlrmnn) Chtp. man, Mciowan, Dolling, Hunt, Itdilly, Vin. cont, and RIuaaon. An npplicition wai roid Iromn Mr. I.Lobrt KehIll 1 fr the appointmentol Rate uJllhtotu; the boarhI thought thiapplloatloa was pr. mature3udidecided that tenders should be Invited for Friday next, at 8 o'olook, from persons desirous of the appointment. Mr. Chepmansaidithed ocourred to his mind that it would be better to amalgamate the oflioo, and let Mr. Buzaglo (the clerk) have it. A communication was read from H. White suggesting the advisability of forming a society for the purpose of destroying the sparrows, which had become such an intoler. able nuisance in the district and injurious to the fruit gardens; he had been informed that several gentleman wouldgiveevry assistance. Received. Iieport road from the Inspector of Nuos. ances statingthathe had given notice to Mr. Hutton of Moreland road to disoontinue boiling down, and also to ma...
BRUNSWICK COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9TH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
* TRUNSWICK COUNCIL. WEDNmEDAY, DEcEMnEit One. Present lIia Worehip the Mayor (in the chair) Councillors Tinning, McDonald, Cook, Staloy, Stranger, Fleming, nod Breeze. Colr REsPONDENCE. 4 communication was received from a number of property owners in Victoria stroot aolling thoeateotion of the Councilto the very groat'nulsanco they are at present areuTorig, by roason of their propertioe not hejiqg prolperly drained. lrferredt to the Surveyor to report upon to the Publio W\orke Commlteoo. The Ilorough Treasurer acknowledged the receipt of t23 15i. snco last report. On the recommendation of the Finance Committeeo, payments were ordered to be made to the extent of £18 Oe. 7d. Toe tender for lowering, metalling, kerb. ing, and ohannellin Atlbert street oest was a·Iarded to 1%r. Pierce. There were seven or eight tendbrs sent in. A letter was recoeived from timo Slperioroee of the Omnveot of the Good Sepherd, ueking for a donation for that Institutlon. t-cetleu. , - . renew l Ltter from ...
IMPROVEMENTS IN NORTH CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
IMPROVEMENTS IN NORTH CARBLTON. TrNe understand it is the intention of Councillor Curtain to bring forward a resolution in the City Council shortly for a grant of five or six thousand pounds for street making in North Carlton. No doubt he will be warmly supported in his efforts by his fellow councillors in Carlton. The four thousand pounds granted at the instance of the same gentleman two years ago has done an immense amount of good, and no money could be better or more profitably expended. A number of creditable build ings have sprung up in the district along the line of the new made streets, from which the Council are now receiving a handsome revenue. This locality was previously only waste land, from which not a penny in the way of revenue was received. LRath downe, Station, Canning, together with the cross streets, Newry and Freeman, should be made at all events as far as Church street. This would give the district a great and much wanted push ahead, and gradually unite it to Ea...
GENERAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
GENEIAL ITEMS. Mr Joshua 1lyason, of Snokville-streot, Collingwood, has obtained letters patent for the manufacture of a new refreshing bever age called Exo, which is brewed from a plant indigenous to the colony. MAr Dyanson pos sesses certificates from several scientific gen. tlemen who testify to its pleasant flavor, sparkling appearancc, and tonio properties. As it is sold at the low price of ls. 6d. per dozen, in pint bottles, it appears likely to be pretty generally nscd. Messrs. Cottoyw and Tidy also qbtaineo letters patent for certain improvemcnts in direct dqhble:acting stoql. breaking mRchires. A Caledonian gathering In to be held at the Sti Anllrew' grountd, 1,?uerald-hill, on Ror ng daoy, n Old of thie bqlding fuld of St Andrew's Alniousecs. The list of paitrons includeos manyY of the leading Sootclimmn in Victoria, and a very attractive progranmmn has been provided. The gold mining statistics prepared from the reports of the mining surveyors and rcgis. trars for the quar...
THE HOTHAM RATES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
Th1 IIOTHM hI ?ATES. The payment of the Iate Collector by ootnmissioln appears to have bceen at tended with the moat beneficial results. Nearly the whole of the general and spe cial rateshave been collected for last year besides a largo portion of arrears firom previous years. The collection of the rates for 1575, will be commenced immediately, ?nd ipi doubt the money will flow in pretty ..uic? Iluriing the ensuing quarter.
MELBOURNE DIVORCE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
MELBOUIRNE DIVORCE COURT. The privileges attached to a divorce at one time could only be purchased by those who were in prosperous circumstances, but in this colony the class of persons that seek the protection of tbis particular branch of the Supreme Court is not one that holds a high position in the social scale. In one case heard recently the peti. tioner admitted that he had been im prisoned in New South Wales for cattle-stealing, and in the following case. the petitioner made a similar admission, adding, to increase the interest attached to the parties, that his wife, from whom he sought to bhe divorced, had been tried- for child murder, but was fortunately for her self acquitted.
AGENTS FOR THE "ADVERTISER" [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
AGENTS F9R TIIUg"ADVSaTISEaR' hIot ~r4 'Lyonz,-21 Querniberry et. Mr~. ab, 2kErrol street. Carlton bIr. J3 Calandar 6'lzabeth street, Mr. (3ee,,nLyr on otrent. § Bruni~alk: Mr.Bckersall, SJdnoy road. Coburg !Mr. Tuinharn. Sydney road. 'Jllingwood: ire. Mol\ullio, 194 Gertrudo atreot.. laot Collingwood: Mr. WV. T. Capp, 30\Wyllingtnn street. Fitzroyý'lffrJ Woeddnoff, Brunswick street. iH1tham : Mr. Andrews. hleidelberg and Alphington : Mr. O'Koeeof
North Melbourne Advertiser, AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18TH, 1874. THE MONGATAPAU MURDERER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
AND CARLTON ADVOCATE. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18Th, 1874. THE MONGATAPAU MUR. DERER. That notorious scoundrel, Sullivan, has had the audacity to visit his old haunts, and as a matter of course he has again fallen in to the clutches of the law. A full bench of magistrates decided that he is to be sent back to New Zealand, the scene of his former exploits. What the New Zealand authorities will do with him it is impossible to predict, but we fancy the Gordian knot would be quickly cut if he was landed at Grey mouth or IIokitiki, and left to the tender mercies of the diggers in those loca lities who are conversant with the villian ous part played by this wretch in con nection with the cold-blooded atrocities of his fellow ruffians in crime. A long rope and a short shrift would be the immediate consequence of Sullivan being permitted to wander at large on the west coast of New Zealand.
THE LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
TIHE LOAN. We are glad to perceive that the Coun cil mean business in undertaking the more pressing improvements in Albert street east. At the meeting on WVed. nesday a tender was accepted from Mr. Pierce, the contractor, for £2,775, for cutting down, metalling, and otherwise improving Albert street cast in conformity with the plans of the main drainage scheme, and if due diligence is exercised the work will at once boecommenced, and this hitherto deserted locality will be shortly made to assume a somewhat lively aspect. If on nootherthan sanitary grounds the Council have acted judicious I? in this case, inasmuch as the drain w hich has been such an eyesore for years past, will be removed, and a dangerous nuisance will thus be got rid of.
POLICE GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
The LICE GAZETTE. the olloing extracts aettre Stolen from the Victoria .Pglire Gazelle :-Stoleo from the dwelli?ig of John Henry Bowman, Fitzgibbon s'ect, Sydney road, on the 10th instant, a pair of gold sleeve-links set with liver-colored stone, alluminum, pencil.case, a field-glass with sun shades " patent adjustable focus " between eye pieces. covered with black morocco ; a green leather purse with new bar rel, and 4 or 5 pairs of kid gloves.
CONCERT AT FLEMINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
CONCERT AT FLEMINGTON. Mr. Weir's pupils, assisted by severn' of the Brunswick Harmonic Society, gave a concert in the Flemington Town Hall, on Tuesday evening. It was one of the most fashionable and successful gather ings of the season The ladies were in good voice, and the genlemen rendered their parts with effect. Miss rarker presided at the piano. The Harmonic Society is doing good to the young Bruns wickites in training them to appreciate music of the highest class.
WELL-DESERVED PROMOTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
WELL-DESERVED PRO MOJ'ION. Ve6 are glad to learn that Second Class Police Sergeant Doyle, in charge of the Carlton Station, has been pro moted to first class rank. Sergeant Doyle has obtained the respect and good-will of all who know him during the time that he has been stationed in Carlton. lie organised the station, and has been in charge since its first estab lishment about four years ago; and his attenoution to his duties in suppressing larrikinism and ridding the district of bad characters, togetlher with his un varing civility to the iubhIo, renders him well worthy of the step le has received.
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 18 December 1874
ATTEMPTED ROBBERY. An attempt at robbery was made on Tuesday last in the house of Mr. Story, publican, of Elizabeth street north. The thieves broke open a box that was sup posed to contain £30 or £40 belonging to the Order ofForresters, a branchof which body metr ha n tr. -"t5ry's "hou56. Fortu nately the money had been removed, and beyond the loss of some trifling articles, the thieves were obliged to decamp empty handed. The matter is in the hands of the detectives.