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JOURNALISM OF TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
JOURNALISHI OF TO-DAY. Benevolent Individual: "You say you are a reporter by profession. Then why don't you work for a living?" Penniless P-titioner: " I did work. I was a reporter on thie 'Daily Bugle,' but I couldn't get mly money,and the 'l Bugle' was absorbed by the ' Daily Trumpet,' and, before I could present my claim to the 'Trumpet,' tlhat paper was absorbed by the ' Daily- Tooter,' and then the 'Tooter' was absorbed by the 'Daily Hustler,' and so it went on, while I was chasing after them. Finally the last one 'as absorbed by the ' Daily Graball,' a rich concern, and I had great hopes. But when' I went to the editor of the 'Gra ball -with my claim, hie told me -he, l!an never heard of the ' Bugle"' -
SCARED BY A MISSIONARY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
SCARED BY A MISSIONARY. Bishop Hannington, who ended a ca reer of good works in Africa by winning the crown of martyrdom, once had a re markable escape, which puts the saint and mah-tr in a ery comical light. One day, when taking his walk abroad in the jungles, he saw a pretty little creature, which came fawning up t'o. him like a puppy. Hle picked it up and began to fondle it. Whereupon some natives who were with him howled and bolted. Knowing what was likely to follow, tde panics?triclken dhrkies were liardly to be blamed. The good mnissionary had taken a lion's whelp to his losonm, and the infuriated parents made their appear ance on the scene. The bishop showed equal pluck and presence of mind. Drop ping the cub he put up his umbrella and gallently charged the lion and lioness, dancing and yelling as if he had been one of thie uncoverted pagans celebrating some diabolical rite. Terror at the hideous sight and sounds got the better of paternal and maternal tffection, and ' the gr...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
News and Notes. THE OPERA HOUSE.--rRickards' pow erful variety crowd fill up the vacant crevices. One wonders'not when Horace Wheatley is on board for a cluise. The Banvaid ibmily, Ada:'Bake, ' Priscilla Verne, Foreman and'fiaily; Fitznatdrice, the baritone, and the famous sixteen Tivoli ballerinas are also saloon passen gers. Pilot Jinkins is at the helm, and steers a straight course. , GOVERNMENT RETRENCHMENT. - Detective C. 1V. Thompson was recently sent to Sydney to bring to Melbourne three men accused ofrobbing the Hindoo Phullie. Hitherto it has been the prac tice to send two or three detectives to conveya like number of prisoners such a lengthy journey. However, Superinten dent Brown had faith in Thompson's ability to land his men safely, as was pioved. This. was dune by the Sydney police assisting in putting the men on the " Innamincka," aind Detectives Glee son and Cook going down tihe Hobson's Bay in a steam launch to help Thomp son in getting them ashore. The country was ...
EPISODE OF THE HAT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
EPISODE OF THE HAT. A stately and handsome example of tile well-bred young lady attended a theatrical first night, and occupied, with her escort, seats in the third row of the orchestra. She was so ifair to lock at thata large share of the audience watched her as she went down theaisle, and settled gracefully in a chair.; It was then observed with much inter est that she raised her arms and de tached from herhead the fashionable hat that became her so well Her hair was bright gnlden,and under the radiant light it fairly flashed in its beauty. The old gentleman sitting behind her settled back comfortably in his chair and congratulated himself that he had been placed behind such a thoughtful creature, for now hlie could not only see the stage, but a splendid head of hair as well. Presently two or three young women in the vicinity quietly removed their hats,having noted the admiration that the originator of the scheme had excited. From this the movement spread until hatless feminine he...
Military Funeral. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
Military Funeral. Our readers rmay remember thie laIte ditastrous fire which occured at Fall shaw Bros., a few months ago. The Caretaker; JoLn William Batlev, resided iith his'motfer ind bobihber ii tle ad Joining cottage at the time of the fire. He was sick, in bed, and i'is darried'otot in some blanketsby some kindly disposed persons who -*ere r ready to assist. He was taken next day to tire hospital, where he remained suffering frn m a complica tion of disorders, until Monday, thIe 8th, instant, when he expired. John \William Batley was a member of thie North Mel bourne Battery G.A., and such was the .respect in whichi he was held that it was detelmined to arcord him the hronor of a militar; funeral. He was interred at Kew Cemetery on WVednesday, the loth. TIhe funeral cortege was received rith marks of deep srlilpathy from the neighbllours, iho knew Iris woith and rnemreLened his care-foriris aged nmiother, whose sole sup port his brotl:er arid hliniselfwere. The military party ...
THE LIME KILN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
'THE LIME-KILN CLUB. I Ily Crens," said Brother Garsdoor, as the meeting opened in due form, " de y'ar 1891 has busted itself full upon us; 1O0 has biu pushed away back among de ashes of de gone an' forgotten. Sich of us as hes lived Irosm do last y'ar an a y'ar older. Althoughl suome of us ar' old an' lame an' stiff. I kin srtill say dat ove an' all of us begin the new y'sr wiu entliusinm, energy, an' a good slpletitt fur meat an' 'taters. We hie put de past behlind es-we her sot out to climb de golden hills of de future. " T dnubt not dat each an' ebery one of no ,'ov made resolves which must make us bet ter nice. I hiy hin rejoiced, among other thiilgs, to here dat Waydown BeLee has rt solved to stop shootin' craps an' devote o' titume to de buck saw: dat Samuel Shin has decided to put in at least fo' mo' hours each day cultivatin' de truth; dat Shindig Walskiss will lay aside his desiahl for a seeen dollar diamoln' pin al' git sonme shoes fur his elhill'en; dat de Rev. Penstock ...
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 — 19 April 1895
INTERCULONIAL RATES. To Nri SoUTr WALES, NEw ZELyxg, QUEE?SL-AD, SOUm- AuS ix, TasIIAm. Wes2. Ausr.ant -- FL?, NEW HEBPJI.DES ash JrIrISH NEw " d. Izrrse- e P er unce or under 0-' 2 tosr Cars - - __ " O' 1 r= -LY Post C..rs _._ 0 2 Eurrs CGAns to N. S. Wules, - Astralia. Queensland, TEs zenian, W. Austral .ia 0 1I T?o uNew Zca!ud-and iji - OI0 oons.--'er four ouneesorunder (up o bhralbs) 0... 1 2Eu-SzFPicus -- O uz~r?,--.xox F . '-... 0 0 3ULK parrels of xeispapers,post. : ei by = reg-aered newspaper publsiher or -~nesvendor, per lb orfsetion thereof ... 0 1 PAxCEL Posr--"o . Aus tralia, Qu=eensLn N?-W Zealand, Tasmania, miii r Australia noly.--Per lb or under 0. Each additionl Ib, or under.' (up to lbs) .. . O - oIncEra . PpAEItrS A- D P -I -. TED PAPERS -VeT eserv tw'v cang, s or unr-r (np to 4lbs; 2 1 (Itelms see Victoria) -arracss, sanmlels, packets . - merlandise, &e.-Per every . two4onsuesserunder (sp tollb) 0 1
POSTAL NEWS RATES WITHIN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
POSTAL. NEWS RATES wTTf-N V1CTOPII , is. d. ? -:-Trer ounce or irnderD 2. * UTEG r ~wrr~is --Per letter 0 6. (Cindditiontoonlinairyostnge) (Urgent letters are,oz arrival at the 'os~t OMEce in the town to " wch theyv are d-lii htes=& trt- " ~ainal_~~biiadEG~rvere4~. Id the a .,itmor -p t h. Tley will nut be d'ld rd if addrelled to ==ersmsr-esi,'..;g heyond tL-= r;'2n- ":. 2a-r deliery Iy telegraph messen ger,o?r if lddressed to a place av.ng xIo delivery by letter car rier or telegraph messengr.) P'osr Can? - 0. IEar Post arlns .... 2 .IwrirE CADS ... . O 1 h _EqSPRE~s- .... -ooKs--For erery four ounces or under (up to tihree ibs) 0.1 -REGIsrenaOr FEwE O 3 PiIAEl.---Two pounds orunder 0 9 (each exta pound orpart, ZiL) cL- parcels :of newspapers, - posted by a registered news paper publisher or news ven dor, per lb or fraction ther.of 0 1 (Notless than 4 pnpers in each Pac..?cxra. CoQarE2xL.Pa~- Eus.-For every two ouneesoruntder(up to 31bs) 0 1 (Sudc an se ee1,tnics. inv'soiee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
- Nort Melboui-ne V ETT E SWest Melbourri-e EGAZETT : I • . . , ·t . ARE ?blisbed every Friday Iorniug, Sfro Afl 1ews . . The Price is only 0NB PENN -l . I DHEY CIVE OF ALZ Mattfers of Local Interesf. Tke columns arn open svide to tie secretaries of Chuirhes, Ldges, Soci- I sies, Cluba, &cr, -out ibutM.S fro.. IAoRm on 7aauerus of i0c32 inleresi widl .e glady ..ei.oi.d, n?n d . ill reei- e . he utatoU alLentLLLn. - - . I These" ~ipei iil "proue. 2.I I-A -S1'LESZ~UVj AIlVElT[SING 4E1i1U111 Ir ihe fiistries tn wich JBPRINTING JEELRY DESCUIPTION Al LicSt Possible.········· Pdices. ii .* .· a·. Bedstead's, F7~~-~BT~i Bea8sding 68 jal d I. W. T. SIMPSON. 190 & 192 Wictoria-st., Moran ielIbouinae Supplies Gonds at tile Lowest Prices current in the trade, either for CASH OR EXTENDED TERMS. Shakespeare confir?~ this as follows: He that hath a h-use to put a head in. - - Iro. LMA tAcrs3Sce'qe? :;ainFif:it -eth -uch fur;itge-3 s sals. - OIENR' Vili Ac~Sl,R cayt S cs '-The'hous...
RATES TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
RATES ?TO THIE UNITED INGDOMI AND FOREIGN CjUJNThIES. Errzes --E k b oanee or under C 20 _ - - 2 -e r.'.Ca T_ .... O' ? ': £a?_rt an. cnsi- ,o Orardr -S 0 2 COsmERcuIaL EsTS --C ounes-· or P~undr.. . Over 4 a?n-_ne; m' o.. 4 --'er 6 Ereey niulitional two oncees ._or-ad-^sre 4us)1 n°_: "? namstees--*Ir thernew mapersy)- -era * toi onees or undp~e.4r 1eL- Al) 0.. -1 o"·amd.i.Za?.?.- .?.e?'2_ _ 0- P-sI'T1nS n dPesr eibeif two oano r asT.er (up te REcIrsn?k?r FEn " : 0 -3 Aeknowlediema-et of ?d?v.evey . o~ a regi?rd ,rtic .-. ..? RaCls 5LS , wsr oly 1y seo - .I."eb pa-rcel of bs or under I 6 - Enet AdditricJ Ibor under(up to IIlbs). .. O -_-rtreITIAE-Ts Eir . bear ful posta"ge iar ke posted. at ay ti','e na excee- ing a qnertsr of n2i ho :ifer ~imi!t -losesa n4 P elbo:rne benern, Y.Fa~ Oea rny qcooxtry PostOzne Iiz wray Zravelsg Pos Olnee; hbnaxed t tte air as jsted in. 1. at Spunceeatreee for Sydney JoIited. Xxpres-rap a- -.0. pm~,annd _orAie -taide Exp.ssi?p to 425, p m.: Lte letters ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
- .-. :. •b :. -,r., TH E Published every Friday Morning,-: erie - ONE PENNY: ·:: .......'.- ·~ :i·· - T : ... .. . . : · ·'": - ;:i :;: . ...i TO BE HAD FROM ALL NEWS AGENTS. I . . . .. 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. H1l Reports to be at hand not latoer tha WED1ESDAT HO01N2NG. 000000000000000o00000 GO FOR YOUR .oB P N IN S To the Ofice of the .~O~b . aaOIlQ e, " Nortb Melbourne Gazette," THE BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUM IN NORTH MELBOURNE. A. E. BO RN & CO.: 8000000000000000000000 GENERAL PRINTERS, 102 QUEENSBERRY ST:, ORbTl MELBOURNE. :-Letter. EH~leadngs Agreement Forms wregrammes I1emxoranedams Pamphlet§ Show Car]dr SandbIUs Catalogues (Drcul:a. B Ieadl JOB PRINTING at Lowest Possible Prices. BILL OF EXOIrNGU. Bill o-f Eohange altd 'ruomissory No...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
Wanted to Sell O ALL POPRIETOBS of a eVEHICLE., Harratt, Chletwynd-st., North Melbourne, can supply. you with;A.le,-- Better. and heapepr-than irmported. _- _. AXILES, Best and Cheapest, all sorts, Boxes, Caps and Nuts fitted. Hasratt, Cheatwynd-st, North Melboese.
CORRECTED. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
CORRECTED. - - Promptndei in ac~oh-idigng an ei-,v in a commeda:!de trait,3 , it is io, one tLhat is none ton couunon. tBat a correeinudent eitqn Rno examnple which is likely to st~ike every une as rather queer. I"? certa~nl graveyard therei, a hand.?me marble monument. "'acred to, the memory of .ar,'aret ctc:. wife of, etc.; who died, etc.," and below the inocription in this addendum -'''Firam --'or Mrg t, re-arl Miartha." "' Dont you thin!: Bob Wilkets has a most promining voice ?" "Very. He has been promisncn for a year to pay two pounds he owes m?."
They Say [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
They Say That the holsdays have been singularly free from drunks and o:her disorderlies. TIhat,in consequence, the man in blue hardly recognised the time as Easter. That Alt. WVoodham was in his glory last night at the Town Hall. That the ladies at the Town Hall Bazaar are making a name for pdsLijg business. That the police will be requisitioned to help at the next distribution of State School prizes. That Mr. Aumont (of Collingsood) mnsdirec ted his praise at the concert.the other night. That the inocal Drurids carried off the prize for ]arge attendance at the Gala. That some sensatiobal jokes nire played et the Pdrtarington trip.' : Tihat one of the party trijed to htve a blthu in a wash-hand-basin. - That seidlitz ponscer.'are hard things to keep down.
A BIG DIAMOND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
A DI$1H`TikittidND.; Thle second ar.toet diainidnd in the. -ess nt Antwerp: Its w cz h at i rc: t 474 carats, ht it w lose no less ti 274 carats I efure at i ridy fir the toil ket. Es en thien i, lwe.er it -ill be tth. second, Iargest &lt;ii.iioh"il in ithe i,,rtai.l sttanding eibet?en the So cariti??'iof ,i : iets aii di a minod Gre~ut Mogttl " :il the t97 catinats of the Rusi an "Oa ;l-' briliiant. - Roughlly speaking the 'Antwrerp stone will be about the size of a pigeon's er;g ii its present state it ieasures 2.731 in.. by 1.767 in. its 'poliihed surfasce will imetCsure .786 in. each way. Some id!ea ifthle enornlns rexpense oi tie traiismtiiatioi? ,of these costly trifle firoit the liaturl In tile colnnermcial IlaIr titay be gatheredl froln the fict thI ilthr girelt Engllisll Criwin diaiiinon I, the Kuob i-Noor, wlichl haIs oui) lt:he cnplllamaltll. ill.ulet weighlt of It231 carats, cost IIn less thaln £8.ccO to tCulit ;ilid p.lish. :'Thlle polislhing'ofa very lairgdi di...
WHAT MAKES BEAUTY? [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
Beauty is a result of race, of circum cumnstances, such as personal freedom iand mode of life, and ofcontinuous diet. not of intelligence, and still less of the acquisition of knowledge, which latter can only benefit the individual, whose features are fixed past serious shauge be fore study is even begun. A man or woman inherits his or her face:'and mentalthabitude, though it may greatly affect its meaning, can no more alter itsshape than assiduous training can turn a smooth fox-terrier into a wiry kind from Airedale. It may even be doubied, stirange as mnrny may deem the assertion, whether continuous education will produce beauty, whether the growth of intelli gence will even in ages yield the physical result which we notice the a--uthors of Utopias always assume, as if it were a scientificially demonstrable cunsequence of the new society. TLhe most beautiful black race in Africa, a tribe in Nyassaland, on whose looks even: missionaries grow eloquent, are really as ignorant as fish...
St. Mary's R.C. Church Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
St. Mary's R.O. Church Bazaar. * * --»- On iMonday evening the loIngtalked 0o Bazimr was opened by his Wuraipy l tle The proceedings commenced with a part song rendered by the Church choir, which lwas a change from the well-worn ciustom of ushering the proceedings by a pianoforte solo, one that was heartily appreciated by those present. The Mayor, then, with some introductory remarks concerning the beauty of the scene and the purpose for whice they had met, declared the bazaar opened. The Rev. J. T. Aylward, on behalf of the church, thanked Cr. Carter, for his attendance, and expressed his gratitude for assistance rendered by the friends of other denominations. Tule basi ness of thle evening was the next item on the board, and the zeal with which the young ladies entered on their various tasks of gathering in the funds was .sufficient, practised on their own account, to ensure retirement on a competeuy in a very shor t time. During the evening, a programme of five items was discusse...
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
P?.~s-sa~rr I.--4t the distribution of! p izes last week a pleasing surpqse was sprung on Mr. Mackereth, maiuly thlrough rhe i?strurmenallty of Mr. Brawn, who sog gested the idea of-presenting him wit'h a frams of photos of the prioe psi actsor in the cantota, rnd gnaraateed s snbst?an?istil pcrtion o[f the cst. The scheme was carried out En?cessiolly, and the werk was entrnsted to 11r. C. Yeoman, of Errol street, who -tuiitlour a capital piece if work that fairly ?.a??ihed Mr. aUtckerseth, when Mr. Drum magi.~·vith a few approp? ate remarks. .zeitdim to accept it on amemento of tha occiason.
Kings, Lords, and Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUSTRALIAN LEARNERS. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Gazette — 19 April 1895
Kings, Lords, and * Commons. ENGLISH LESSONS FOR AUS TRALIAN LEARNERS. [BY "HIsToRicUs.'] Now we propose thi touch briefly on Bone incidents in the life of the present occupant of the English Throne. The Queen is tile daughter of the fifth son of the crack-brained George IIL She was born at Kensineton Palace on the 24th May, 1819. Her father the Duke of Kent did not commit legal matrimony until hlie was over fifty years of age. It was never expected that the successor to the Ttrone would be so far removed from George the III. as the preselnt holder, but the only legal child of the Prince of Wales i.e. the Princess Ciarlotte died at the age of twenty one without issue. She had married Leopold of Saxe Cobourg. The Duke of York also died childless (tla. is legally) the Duke of Clarence, who succeeded as William the 4th, died without legal issue although sonme ten of his cilildren (illegitimate) were then living. It was plain that the profliga?y of the Royal blood was eating the race aw...