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POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
POSTAL NEWS : --:o:---- .RATRS WITEINs VICTRORIA. s.od. Iar-EEs.-Per ounce or under 0 2 -Tzssir LTrrE?s.--Per letter0 6 ifmadditiontoordinarypostage) . (Urgent letters are,oo arrival at the-Post Office in the town to which they are directed, treated as tdegrams, and delivered with the utmost despach. - They will not- be-delivered if.addressed to-:; peraosresidinz byond the ordin Mr"delivery by teleraph messe?_ gr, nor if addrersed to a place .having no delivery by letter car wiosr wr:?elegraj~h mesen?r-.) vPos sAED .s- .. REPL. POst CARs ... " 2 LarrEe CARDs 0 1& KwPAPER?S ... 0 I9O Bcoga.--For every four ounces or under (up to three Ibs) 0 1 Bfr.ISTRaTIOx FEE ... 0 3 PARCELs.-Two pounds or under 0 9 S(each extra pound orpart, 3d.) EmrL parcels of newspapers, posted by a registered news iaper publisher or news ven dojr, per Ib or fraction thereof 0 1 -(Not less than 4 papers in each parceL) . . PACKETS. C?o?iRCIAL APERS.-For every two ouncesorunder(up to 3lbs) 0 1 S(Such as ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
riNo r. Melbourne iri GAZETTE ARE nbrlsbed every Friday Icrnlng, Andc may be b1sainsA from All News &genta. The 'Price is only ONE PENNY. I ZDETAZES Matters of Local lnteresL fThe columns are open wide 'o the Secretaries of Churches, Lodges, .,oese ies, Clubs, &c. ctribuios from wkom on matters of local interest will 5e gladly welconzed, and will receire Ike rdnwt attentwsz.a~oP~ .- These Papers will proue .: . ... :ENN:Z: ? - tti ? . ttsr I SPLEL.DID ADVERTISIN_ MEDIUM In the Districts in which they . . or.?u ... . . Circulate. JOB PRINTING 0, EVERY DESCRIPTION SAT Lowest Possible Prices. Pa, zs, co. ousoid never hit a roma whein haers of local itere "What dilld I wekso hard to get bill rmeire d o These Pape?"-.?i// p rovue · :!. - -.? L?IPLEhDLD, -": . :I: " AOVERtTISING -. MEDIUM .- : .- : .. . - .- . - . , In the Disrincts' in which ?-they" _ . tr l t - ., . : .. . .. • - .-. 1 - ·;.i. : , : ·. : . ..? ' JTOB -PRINTING EV~ERY D)ESCRIPTI;ON. ... Lowest Possible Pr...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
BATES TO THE UNITED XINGDOM AND FOREIGN CUUNTRIES. s.d. Lrrrzns.-Each ounce or under 0 21 Posr Cans ...... 0 13 RrP, j~Posr CdlDs ... 0 3 NRWsPAPERs ... ... 0 1 COMMERCIAL PAPERS.--4 ounces or under... ... ... 0 2. *Over 4 ounces, but not over 6 ounces... .... ... 03 Every additional two ounces or under (up to 41bs) ... 0 1 PIrrED PAPEns(other than news papers).-Per every twoounces or under (up to 4lbs) ... 0 1 Pxrra_?s and samples.Per every to ounces or under (up to - 1ib) ... ... ... 01 REGISTRATION FEE ... 0 3 Acknowledgement of delivery of a registered article ... 0 24 PARCELS POST, wholly by seas Each parcel of 21bs or under 1 6 Each additional Ib or under(up to lllbs)... ... ... 0 9 Iar LErTERS must bear full postage 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 Ofce, any country Post Office, Rail way travelling Post Office; handed to the mail guards, posted in bag at Spencer-str...
A MARVELLOUS MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
A MARVELLOUS MACHINE. We hear through a New York corres pondent that a New England inventor has perfected a machine for making n'siil which is truly a marvel. It is said that the trial machine, full size, not a model, worked to perfection the first time a belt was run on. Ordinary machines now in use, which ope rate in thesame manner as a pair of shears, make 250 nails per minute, and compound machines, consisting of several sets of shears working in what is called a vibrator, are able to turn 1,250 nails per minute. But this new maehine,incredible almost as it may seem, makes at half-speed 12,000 hails jier minute, or three tons in a day of 10 hours. Theiprocess'is of the sinplest des~e riptioh. Instead of having'separate shear-like cutters through which to feed the strips, the cutters consist of smalL tempered steel?lies.imbedded in two narrow cylindrical rollers, which have much the appearance oftiwo cog wheels with dinminutive cogs. ?Between these rolls the strip of metal is fed...
REPORTS: [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
REPORTS: Town treasurer's report - receipts since last meeting. £279 15s. 2d. From health officer (Dr. Whiitaker) reporting two cases of diphtheria. After the transaction of the fore. going business the council went into committee to consider the financial position of the town, with a view to further retrenchment if necessary.
A FAR-SIGHT MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
A FAR-SIGHT MACHINE. Mr. Edison is reported, in a conversation with a reporter who. solicited his ideas on the subjec" of the projected world's fair fin :New York City, as saying that he would take an aere of space in such a fair and com pletely cover it with his inventions, of which he has.no less than 70 now under way. "One of the most peculiar,- and now promising good results," said Mr. Edison, "is what I may call a far-sight machine." By means of this extmrordinaryinvention, the Electriczal Review says, he hopes to be able to increase therange of vision' by hundialds of miles, so that, for instance, "'a man in New York eunld see the features of his friend in Boston isvith as much ease as he could see a per formance on.the stage..." That," he added, '" would be anlinvention wortliv a prominent place in the world's fair, and I hope to have it perfected long before 1S92."
WHEN SHOULD A CHILD GO TO SCHOOL? [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
WHEN SHOUL??D L A COIOLd G TO SCHOOLI Dr. Jacobi, after a careful examination of the growth and development; of the child fixecs the' school agb at the end of thd si'entlr year, and Hufeland, in his work on the "Art of Prolonging Life," says--" All labour of the mind which is required of the children before their seventh year is in opposition to the laws of nature, and will prove injurious to the organisation, and prevent its proper development."' Spurzhein and Broussais alike condemn intellectoual labours during the early years of life, and agree that "precocity of mind is nearly always disease. Tissot, a learned philosopher and practical physician, says-" No custom is more im proper and crel! than that of some parents who exact of their children much intellectual labour and great pirogress; of study. It is the tomb of their talents and their health." A man said his dogswerAL.- Theyshould have been Kg. Old lady-A?Are thie nmatehes tl?ere, ary?" Yes, mum, there's wvaii." "' One ! Su...
CONSOLING. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
- CONSOLING. Mrs. OBrien-?l;s:sW riogeAnnl, in tio stirato to-lay. Small nado of a Solomon to ?tell she's your daer.!- - M~rs. Morph). a'hey ?tis'? sh'?e'? s? 'ery picetherofme." a ' ,.' .Mrs..O']B.- An, truo :for'em! But be: aisy now, what need yo care so long as the poor thing hias hier health."
Cricket. [Secretaries wishing to have their reports inserted should send them into the office not later than Tuesday in each week.] NORTH MELBOURNE V. EAST MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
.? .. ~Cricket. [Seetres wishing to have their reports iiierted tuld rend themt into the office not ater'thaimTuneday in each ieek.] SORITa- MELBO URNE V. EAST, "' - ELBOURNE. S:"STUiMP." The North having- the formidable total of 391 to vwin, resumed their task of run getting on Saturday, they having scored 24-without the. loss of a wicket, the pre viousSaturday, but were not destined to stait auspicidously-Joo. Gerber only con trifiuin-g 6ne to his previous total, and retiring fo-r 13. R. Steel played remark ably well, .and contributed 32 before lie was bowled by J. Harry in attempting a bigihit. - G. Bean shaped nic-ly for 15, when h-l was well taken by McAlister at slip. :H. Stuckey had made 41 by correct cricket, and was appareutly in for another of hisbij. sores against the samr. team, -when, owing to an unfortunate misunder standing with Dick Houston. he was run out-'iauch to the joy of East Melbourne and deeply to the regret of North Mel bourne. T. Fox was caught by the wicke...
Kings, Lords, and Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUSTRALIAN LEARNERS. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
Kings, Lords and :Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUS TRALIAN ILEARNERS. [BY "HIsTolacus. I] (Con-n-ed.) ? It. wasr seen immediately on the re appearance of the Bi in the Upper House, that a change had taken pine there.. Strenuous? ?e~ertoi6i~a d bee,, made by the anti-reformers to buttrese their own positidn. Lord RobdI pn sented to the King a petiiion 'from 230,000 Irish Protestants:' against re fonr-. The debate exterided from the 9th to the morning of t'he ?ltl of April, when, at 7, a imajority of niie peers was announced for. the Goveirnment. The Duke of Wellington and 7~?peers. signed a protest. Among them were three Princes of the Rioyaliblood.: On:the day of the re-assembling of Parliai~ent, the great Midland .Counties menetin toot place at Birminghsar?, It numbered over 150,000 men--possibly thel~gerg public meeting that ever gather d ti 'gether in England. Two hundred iands of music headcd the various processions to the place of meeting, and mored than 700 banners were displa...
CORRESPONDENCE: [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
CORRESPONDENCE: From Postmaster-General promising to attend to repairs needed at local post office. Received. From Mr. Hart enclosing cheque for security and rent of steam roller. Received. From Footscray council asking the council to co-operate with that body in an attempt to obtain a footbridge at the Spencer-street station, opposite Bourke-street. EReceived. From J. H. P. Polglase announcing deputation from Citizens' Excursion committee. Received From T. Gleeson applying for noxious .tra'des licence. Received. From G. M. Prendergast, M.LA., advising council of commencement of the work of cleansing the Moonee Ponds Creek. Received. From M.L W. Grifliths calling atten tion to a right-of way rear of portion of Errol-streeet. He complained of a meat-chopping, sausage making and tripe-boiling establishmant at ths end of the right-of-way. Mr. Magnus said he did not think the matter was a serious one. From Mr. Randall enclosing resigna tion. Cr. Gardiner moved and Cr. Steel seconded tha...
North Melbourne Council. MONDAY, MARCH 25th. Present: Crs. Carter (mayor), Barwise, Costello, Fogarty, Fuller, Gardiner, and Petrie. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
. North Melbourne Council. ?O?SDvAY, LaRCH 25th. Present: COrs. Carter (mayor), Barwise, Costello, Fogarty, Fuller, Gardiner, and Petrie. The usual fortnightly meeting was held on Monday evening last, at eight o'clock. The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed, and letters sent by the authority of the Council .wee also read.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
**"A." - 1?" [ t '? and G~ZR'IT o "__ _ ___4____ _CR so." Will be rendered by a Chorus of 200 Voiccs, Under t'he Cr.nducforish .oIfr.J. M.4CKERT!H %t'-& Mater) .... zz THE.... JVOrTH - ,TELrOU cl E TOW.N HALL, ON WED1ESDAY EVENING, 10th APRZL, 1895. _ AT AIG~T O'CLOC". r. Distribution of Prizes .- Proceeds in Aid of Ladies' won at Excursion. Benevolent Fund. CHAIRMAN, Cr. GEO. CARTER (Mayor). dmzission, SHXPENCE. J. I. P. POLGLASE. lon. Sec. CHILDRIE. HALF-PRICE. Special Advertisements. C H. COHEN, of Bay-street. Port Mel Sboune,aunounces thathehasopened •A PAWEBIOKLNG ESTABELI?IENTT in the premises lately occupied by the Eorth hMelbourne Branch of the Colcuial Bank, 347 VICTORIA ST., WEST MELBOULRNE. A large stock of Clothing and Jeweliery on hand at prices to suit the times. I? . G. Catterall & Co., MERGHANT TAILORS, TO??WN HALls BUILDINGS, 56 ERROL STREET, North ?Aelbourne Ooantry Orders receive immediate attention, W. JIDDELL, MERGHANT TAILOR, 108 Queansberry St....
THE TOWN PICNIC. SOME COMMITTEE MEN. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
THIE TOWN PICNIC. SOME O?~ITT-%EE ?EN. -. G.n c. DcO. . ., .3L TEl. C-.. IT COCKET 3 -.. WLt T3Th .E --.- DRUO?DIO ?. D. T.O'CO. h0 B,"AGE" co N. WO~D..-I J.7. l.E. CILW. .r.F-LLt1, G.S.I,'ENI LSG..T, C. P. IAVISSON, ,.U. r. POLG.SE? T. TEGEA. S. . CHOL .. M.L A., T.SE. MELI. CHlLlR. HON. SEC. W. SHOEIE. --. HTCHLLSON. CS. DEB. J. HOOPES. W. pROWs. 17. SB*AE. COLs.WooS. A. E . oB. BRN, "N. M. GAZETTE."
HOW TO MAKE DIAMONDS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
HOW TO MAKE DIAMONDS The making of artificial diamonds has bees the subject of immense thought and research on the part of chemists. Up to this time it has eluded all theeffortsof the experimentera. thiough carbon crystals c~usely plprunhing l gem have more than once bccn ?a.ued, rnd many chemists think it is only a mattet of time, and not a long one at that, when this secret will be wrenched from nature. In some recent experiments on the effects of high temperature and pressure on carbon, carbog rods were surrounded by benzine, paralimn trencle, chloride, or bisulphide of carbon and ·pbjeceted to great prcssure in a hydraulii press, the rods in the meantime being heated by having an electric current passed through them. In some cases a considerable amount of gas was evolved, and a soft friable deposit of carbon produced. In no case was the density of the carbon increased. When the rod was surrounded with silica the latter fused and the rod was largely converted into Iraphite. The s...
Nth. Melbourne Battery Social. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
Nth. Melbourne Battery Social. The second Annual Social in connec tion with the Band of thie North Mel bourne Garrison Artillery was held in the Orderly-room, Ireland-street, on Friday evening, March 29th, and was attended by about one hundred couples, who spent a very enjoyable evening. Among the visitors were Lieutenants Robertson, Minash, Leaves and Hiill. The floor was in capital order, tile room was tastefully decorated with flags, and the music sup plied by the Band fairly good, though closer attention to time in the circu lar dances would have been an improve mient. Even the presence of two big guns at ore end of the room didn't seem to affect the fair sex in tlheslightest, unless it was with a feeling of curiosity, which is only natural to them. Gunners Davidson and Bosisto fulfilled the positions of Mi's.C. with satisfaction, and the hlon secctalaes, Sergts. Stocks and McDonald, catered with untiring zeal for the enjoy iient of their pations. Appended is a short list oftthe...
CLOTH AND PAPER OF CORN HUSKS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
CLOTH AI~ND PAPER OF CORN HUSKS. One of the best utilised waste products in Austria, resulting in the manufacture of largs quantities of paper and cloth, are corn housas. The husks are boiled with an alkali in tubulsa boilers, as a result of which the fibres of the husks are found at the bottom of the boilel in a spongy condition, filled with a glutinous substance, and which proves to be a perfect. dough of corn meal, containing in a conces trated form all the pabulum originally con tained in the husk. The glutinous matter ix pressed out from the fibres by hydraulia apparatus, leaving the fibre in the shape of a mass or chain of longitudinal threads inter spersed with a dense mass of shorter fibre. The linen made from thelong fibres furnishes a very good substitute for the coarser kinds of flax and hemp, and is superior to jute. gunny cloth, coir, and the like. The paper. for which mostly the short fibres are used -the long fibres constituting the material for spinning-is stronger t...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
News and Notes. TRUcTCY.-M-r. Robinson is busily en gaged in compelling a little moreattention to the requirements of the Education Act. Last Monday he summoned a number of pareuts who had neglected to send their childlen to school. Yesterday he ap peamed in Court with another batch. Fines were inflieted varying from Is. to los. in almost every case. BURIGLARY'.-The lhotel occupied by Mr. J. Bergin, in Flemington-road, was broken into yestezday morning. The offence must have been committed be tween three o'clock and daybreak, as the licettsee antd hi; ' ire did not retire to bed until two o'clock, and then Mrs. Bergin did not go to sleep till after three. The thieves entered by the bar parlour witdow and utlocked the door leading to the bar hy taking the screws out of the lock. They cleared somie shelves of all the spirits, etc., on themn, and also took two glasses. The other articles consisted of a italble clock whichl had been presented to Mr. Bergin by his lodge (the Fores ters),...
The Missing Hand. ADAPTED FROM THE FRENCH OF AURELIEN SCHOOL. CHAPTER III (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 5 April 1895
Thie MiSSing Hast. ADAPTED FOt1 T FtENCH OF AUREaEN SCHOLL. EY E. BRANFILL HARRISON. CHAPTER III (Continued). SMademoaelle went out this morn ing= said the maid who ,was. waiting at table ; "and she has not yet come in." "Clotiide gone out2 exclaimed MIme. de 31ontiv?.in: "Clhti!l , who never goes alone eri?o?thlie v-iIlage; -what can be thie meaning of this P Rche:t, pale and unrefreshed by sleep, looked harcIy able to stand up.. Suddeily a noise was heard at the en trance tf'tfie courtyardl - - "iAhi Heavens " said avoice; "what a imisfprtune : Another added : ' Poor young lady !" The"eneral rushed to the door, while Madame de Miontevrain,. raising her hands, prayed IIeaven to spare her. Twq-peas.as brought Ciotilde in on a -tretcie~; bhe rwas unconscious and dripping w-et; heir dishevelled hair was hangiif. rooel-"sall about her - -. .. " What hs hapened' asked Robert. " bSi replied a oungr man in shootingi lothes ,..who was- vAlking .beside the .tretcher-/ I was shooting in the ...