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NOTICE OF REMOVAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
NOTICE OF REMOVAL. It will be sooeen on reference t our ad veslising equlmes that Mr. 1V. B. WYood, chemist, late of 1I Johnston street, Col. lingwood, a144 removed 'to No: 8 Boni ko street cast, opposite the lbst Oflooe. This removal has boon brought about by the absolute needssity for obtaining more contral promises since Mnr. W~ood has been registered under the sot as thb solo preparer of Dr. 'Blair's now compound of cod liver oil aad iodiuoof iron.'
MATCHES TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
MATOCE3 TO CO0eE. The Hotham United will play tho Good Teonplara in the University Paddock on Saturday at 3 o'clock. The followin¢ will represent the former :-Biokford (3), Wilby, Cayzer, M?cMIster, Olucas, Pierce, Puorres, Ivory, Christio and HIobson. A match will be played on Saturday boe tween thp Northern and the Cobden cricket clubs'on the ground of the former. The Northern will be represeonted by the follow. ing :-lRobertson (capt.), Cooley, Pl'roy, Du?ncan, Moodie, IIarper, Steel, Hugheos, Aitkin, 3.ylor, Wright. limorgenotes : Archihald and lhlrtwvhetle,
Cricket. HOTHAM v. FITZROY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
Cricket. Br LoNo SLIP. IIOTUAM V. FITZBOT. On the 9th and 16th of this month, the 1st eleven of the Hotham were engaged with the 1st eleven of the Fitzroy. Un. fortunately, there was not sufficient time for the match to be played out, and a draw much in favor of the Hotham was the result. I promised to give a full account of the match, but unfortunately the very hot weather we are troubled with just now, upsets my equilibrium and I. will eot rid of the matter in as few words as possible. The principal features in the game were the excellent scores obtained by Collie in both innings for the Hotham, and Kennedy and Downing in the first innings of the Fitzroy, the excellent I wicket keeping of McLean, and the bowl ing of Hastings and Paterson for the Hothamites. The fielding of the Hotham was not up to mark only two or three of the team fielding in anything like a decent manner. Hotham-1st innings,115; 2nd inniags, 101; total 216. Fitzroy-lat innings, 94; 2nd innings, 51; total 1460. T...
AN ERROR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
AN ERROL In our last issue an error occurred in the report of the Hotbam Police Court. It was a case in which Elizabeth Abern charged Michael M'Sweeny with making use of indecent and violent language, for which he was fined 10s. and 10e. 6d. costs. Uhfor| tanately by a typographical error the parties were reversed and it read as if Elizabeth Ahern was the defendant, whereas she was the complainant, whereas she was the complainant in the case. We regret the error and heaten to crrcct it.
THE SYDNEY ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
THIE SYDNEY ROAD. At the last sitting of the Brunswick Council, a letter was received from the Town Clerk of Coburg stating that that body declined to meet and confer with the bodies interested in the drainage of the Sydney Road being made a primary charge upon the Toll Fund, and inti mated that it was the intention of the Coburg Council to protest against such a course being adopted. Now, as the proposed conference between the City Council and the municipal authorities of Brunswick and Coburg was to consider and deal with other important business connected with the Sydney Road Toll, it seems barely courteous in the Coburg Council declining to be present. It may hold strong and decided views on the question of making the drainage of the road the first charge of the toll, still the proper and legitimate place to enunciate and support such views is at such a meeting as the one proposed. The ques. tions proposed to be considered were fourfold; firstly the re-distribution of the toll; s...
CONSUMPTION IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
CONSITUMPTION IN AUSTRALIA, This is the title of a work by C. E. Reeves, B.A. M3.D. just issued from the press. Dr. Reeves is well known from his works on heart disease and anuerism, and softening of the stomach in Australia, and this, his latest contribution, will tend to increase his fame. He traces the pro. gress of consumption here, from acute inflamation and pulmonary apoplexy. 2nd From acute or chronio gangrene. 3rd. From chronio inflammation and tubercles. 4th. From bronchitis, and 5th from Hydatia cysts. The work is copiously illustrated by cases under these different headings, and no doubt it will be welcomed by the profesion as a valuable addition to the science of medicine.
CHEAP GAS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
CHEAP GAS. The inhabitants of the northern aide of the Yarra will be delighted to hear that at no distant date the mains of the South-Melbourne Gas Company will be reticulated throughout the city and su burbs. The tender of Messrs. Macfar lan, Blyth and Co., has been accepted for the supply of one thousand tons of 18-inch main pipe. Messrs. Forman and Co., of the Yarra Bank Foundry, are the successful tenderers for the new gas holder 120 feet in diameter, and the tender of Messrs. Dixon, Mills and Austin has been accepted for the con struction of the tank required for the reception of the gas holder It is an ticipated that during the early part of the coming winter, the advantages pro mised in the prospectus of the company will be given to the gas consu mere on this side of the Yarra.
RELIGIOUS SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
RELIGIOUS SERVICES. The Independents or Congregationlists as they are indifferently termed, are pro minent among the sects for their liberality of thought, and the cultivation of an intelligent faith in the great christian verities. We are glad, therefore, to per ceive that an attempt has been made by the Congregational Union to provide religious services for the benefit of those members of the denomination resident in IHotham who have hitherto bad to journey long distances to attend the ministrations they prefe;. .or the presentthe meetings Ss..b held in the Temperance Hall, Queensberry street, which is admirably adapted for the purpose both as regards position and seating capacity. The Rev A. Gosman, of St. liilda, conducted the services last Sunday evening, and preaehed a most thoughtful and original diseourse on the interview between Nicodemua and Christ. It has never been our lot to hear a sermon of the expository class more clearly conceived or more lucidly ex pressed. Differe...
THREE YEARS ON THE AUSTRALIAN STAGE. MY FIRST PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY FROM HOME.—OFF TO SANDHURST. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
THILEE YEARS ON THE AUSTRA LIAN STAGE. SY FIRST PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY rFoIn ]IOME.-OFF TO SANDIIURST. TnE news of the burning of the theatre' was hailed by my friends and those who took an interest in mo with something approaching thankfulness, for they were now convinced I would adopt commercial pursuits again. Not so; I was determined to have another tug at the heart strings of my nearest and dearest friends. Of the excitement and the crowds of people that flocked to the ruins of the theatre nearly every one knows. Inside the walls were actors turning over the debiris with the hope of finding some unconsumablo portion of their wardrobe. Here and there a familiar buckloor sword, now much charred, would be found. Actresses in tears, with good excuse for being so, notably the loading lady, for instance, who had lost among other pro perty, presents bearing far more than their intrinsic value. The manager on this occasion, every one must admit, acted with great personal disinterestednes...
THE CHARITABLE INSTITUTION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
THE CHARITABLE INSTITU TION. The hearts of the Treasurers of the various charitable institutions of Mfel bourne will rejoice at the munificent do nation of £20 from the Shire Council of Coburg, to be distributed amongst them. There are the Melbourne, the Alfred, the Homeopathic, and the Eye and Ear Hos pitals, the ]4enevolent Asylum, the Blind and the Deaf and Dumb Asylums, the Immigrants' home, the Ladies' Ben evolent Asylum and one or two other charitable institutions, which will benefit by this gift, which will bring the donation to about 85s. all round i Now the Coburg Shire Council might with. out any injustice to the ratepayers, have made their gift £4~0 or E£4?i which would have given about .£4 a-piece to the charities we have mentioned and that would be little enough for a shire council near Melbourne and holding the position which the BShre Council of Coburg undoutedly does.
FIRE IN RODEN STREET. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
FIRE IN RODEN STREET, At about 11 o'clock on Thursday morn. ing a fire broke out in a four-roomed' weather board cottage, in Roden street, West Melbourne, occupied by Mr. James Carr,and owned by Mrs. Maloney. The flames spread rapidly, and extended to a similar dwelling in the occupation of Mrs. Amer. The Hotham Brigade promptly attended, but some time was lost In putting the hydrants down. The Metropolitan Brigade soon arrived, and the hose reels from the Carlton Brewery and the Benevolent Asylum were shortly afterwards brought to the spot. Notwith standing the efforts of the brigades, the conflagration was so fierce that it spread to a third house occupied by James Graham, and all three buildings were destroyed. Very little was saved by the tenants. The building belonging to Mrs. Maloney, in which the fire originated, was insured for £150 in the National Com. pany, which about covered the loss. The other two buildings were not insured. It was supposed that the children played with...
SEVERANCE OF THE TOWN OF HOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
SEVERANCE OF THE TOWN OF HOTHAM. The Royal Park Hotel has become famous for the large and influential meetings said to have boon held therein, and on Tuesday night last an additional one took place. Unfortunately, the public generally and the inhabitants of the Eastern Ward in particular, know nothing about it, and yet it is said to have been held in their interestF . The real truth is, that the well known agita tors of the ward are attempting to revive the vexed question of severaice from the Tuowy pf Hotham and annuexa tion to Melbourne. 'TLe passing of the New Local GovC'rumeut Act has some what revived" the hopes 'f the old clique, and at the meeting on Tuesu ~ night a petition to the 11eeutive was adopted and ra committee appointed tp obtain the signatures of the rstepoyers.
FIRE IN CARLTON. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
?TRE IN CARLTON. About half.past two V' Friday morn iqg, a fire broke out in the rear o .. Faraday street, Carlton, The promises were owned and occupied by Mrs. Rico, ho carried on business as a baker. The re brke out in a wooden shed enl o? tended to a stable which yas destroyed. The City and Carlton Fire Brigades were in attendance, and the flames were con. fine4 to the outhouses named. Hlo it originated Ji not . gown, but the damages frc cuered by jrsyraueo.p
THE PAVING RATE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
TIE PAVING RATE. Some time ago the Hotham Town Council requested the Government to ap point a police magistrate to hear the summonses about to be issued to recover from the ratepayers half the cost of flagging, but the Crown Law Officers declines to depart from the usual course in such matters. The cases will have to be heard by the local justices and the Council can appeal, if not satisfied with the decisions, to the County Court judge sitting in appellate jurisdiction.
British and Foreign. THIRTY-ONE DAYS IN AN OPEN BOAT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
British and Foreign. THIRTY.ONE DAYS IN AN OPEN BOAT. At the monthly meeting of the South Shields Local Marine Board, held a few days ago, Mr. Alderman Glover, the chairman, on behalf of the Board of Trade, presented J. W. Horoer, a young seaman, whose parents reside at Wingate Colliery, near Ferry.hill, with an aluminium binocular glass, as an ac knowledgement of gallant conduct in Feb. ruary last. It will be remembered that the barque Arracan, of Greenock, while on a vo3 age from Shields to Bombay, with a cargo of coals, took fire on February 17, and on that day she was abandoned by her crew. They took to the boats and endeavored to 'malke for the Maldivo Isloende. The boats kept together until March 2, when, on acoount of the strength of the current, the crews of the boats agreed to separate and to divide the provisions. The master of the vessel took charge of the long boat, the mate took charge of the gig, and she second mate, David Webster, with three men and a boy, the pionanc...
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION AT PHELADELPHIA FOR 1876. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION AT PHELADELPHIA FOR 1876. The commissioners appointed to repro. sent Viotoria at the Philadelphia Erhi. bition propose to hold a- preliminary exhibition in Melbourne, in August next ?.he eo.operation of New Soath YVales and South Australia has been seacred and negotiations are - ending with all the other Australian Colonies, as well as with the Cape of good Hope. Mauritius, Re. union, Ceylon, Java, Singapore. Hong Kong, [anilla, Japan, Fiji, New Call. donia, Hawaii andTahiti. No Victorian Exhibition can be forwarded to Philadel. phia unless they have been previously exhibited at Melbourne, bat exhibits may be sent in for Melbourne only. All entries spoust be made by the 1st July, and all exhibits must be in Dbelbosrae by the 15th July. Exhibits will be forwarded free by all the railways and by the steamers at about one half the usual rates, and the commissioners will repay all expenses connected with forwarding eahibits to Philadelphia.
COBURG BOARD OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
COBUERG BOA?D OF ADVICE. A meeting of the Board was held on Thursday evening, all the members were present. A letter was received from the Minister of Education, enclosisg school list or roll of children. A communication was received from the Education Depart ment relative to the fine inflicted upon Mr- Stranger at the Brunswick. Police Court, the Minister of Education having inquired of the magistrates and police, considered that sufficient punishment had been inflicted, and it was not necesary to push the matter any farther. The Board was also informed that Mlr. Higgins of Richmond, was appointed head teacher of the State School, vice Mr. Wilmott ex changed.
Tales, Sketches, &c. HOW SUE'S YOUNG MAN PROPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
Tales, Sketches, &c. ds HOW SUE'S YOUNG MAN 1i PROPOSED. Wt Who knows anything about Sue? No *, body of course, for she-is a very humble, obscure piece of humanity who never obtrudes herself on the world, but in her own quiet way fulfils her mission in life as bravely and dutifully as the most renowned warrior that ever mounted war s horse to go forth mid "the pomp and circumstance of war," to triumph over his country's foes, or die a patriot s death; Heroes of this kind have had their deeds v of daring chronicled, and the world, o while it holds its breath with marvel and admiration while contemplating their gal. lant deeds, often weeps at the fate of those e who have fallen in battle when on the v threshold of glory. But there are many r other people, wit? souis as heroic, who do e their part in life dutifully and staunchly, f and yet no one hears anything about it, ,, for they do it in a quiet unobtrusive d manner without that halo of display t, surrounding their deeds wh...