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HIBERNIAN AUSTRALASIAN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1896
HIBERNIANI AUSTRALASIAhN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETY. ST. Michael's Brlanch of tlhe above Society held its usual frtnightly meeting on Tuesday evening, 1st December, in St. Mary's schoolrooml, Victoria-street. The President, Bro. M. J. McNamara, occu pied thle chair. There was afair atten dance. Tile minutes of previous Imeet ing were read and confirmed. Corres pondence was received fromn thIe Town Clerk of North Melbourne, ncknowledg ing claim for a refund of £l is., in re spect to late social (the proceeds of which were devoted to charitable piirposes), re quiring a statenment of receipts and ex penditure in connection thiere?ith. From St. Brigid's Branchm re clearance of member. From E.D. Officers, in re ference to appal- forwaidled by the Branch re ease of H. Kinosella. which was referred to quarterly meeting. A lengthy report was subnmitted by the secretary Bro. D.' Griffin, representative of the Branch on the M.U. Friendly Societies' Dispensary, and-spoke of the improved conditio...
MONEY ORDER OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1896
3IOS"Y Onna Ormic. Office hours--10 a.m. to pilii., w Sa tlurdas 10 .m.. to Uob.. noo T SPayableiniVictorian --: :. Not exceeding £5 :. . l' i.. Gd.' : Aborve 5, butnuote~ced 10': is. ' ,,,1, ,_ £h ls d. ,, £15, -,, , -,..0 2&lt; " Payablc i? Ne Soolth Wle, South I Alistraliib , Westdrn Alistralia, .Queeis - lid, Tasiunnia, and]1ie Zeani nd*-- Not excd ... ;. 0 1.0 7 ... ... 1 ( in 1 .'.0 . ,, 15 i.. .. 16 ; :: :'i',, 1O;:: 2 i... ..,...- 3.2 ;o 2,, - . 4. ;... 4 ;0 Payable :ih Grieat Britiin and Irelibad; France, Canaid; Calie ofe nodd Hope, Ceylon,. Clhina, lodii,: Jaiian,' Mlacao, Mauritius, United States,? -?_;'.: a di, Not exceeding:£2 0 0 Above £?, but not exced. L?5": :- 6 ,, -?, butnot exceed. £7 --83 '6 £ 7, bunt not exceed.fO £10 5 0
POSTAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1896
POsTAL NOTES. losial otsfrom dis o '0sQ ma be obtained at all' Post OiceJs but are only payable at ahy Oney neyOrder Oflice in the Uolooy, Irohs 1O a.u . to 8 p .ii. bunurdaijs 1t0 a i. to noon. Pounndsge uder ls. t ... r jd. , ,, 7Us. Od. ... ... d. ,, ?,,,' 2Us. Od. .. . 3d; Victorian Postal Notes are payableo in N.B.W., S.A., Tainania, Queensland, ad rice rersa (on p?ymient, the py'ee niust affix stamps equal to poundage). Stamps oflNew South Wales, South Australia; Great Britain, Frasce, Ger many, Italy, and United States, are ob tninable at tlhe, General 'ost Office, BIelbourne,.in. quantities not exccling 6S. at ouie tiie ull ?. O sion will bie charged of 1d. on cery Sd. worth of English and Foregiii stamups purcehasel, and Id.bn er Gdlnwoirth of fiterco lonital stamps. '
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1896
T'laLGUAI hl' Lu'Sey OltCEIwB;· * Sd. Victuria ... Under 1£5 ... -1 -0 Suuth Austlalia . ,, ' .. '.3. 0 Queenuland. ... ,, . ... 0 Tawualia . ,:, ...: ,0 New douthl Wales ,,,, : ... 0 Perth, W.A. .... ,,: ,...;4 0 Victoria. ... Under £10: i. 1': South Autralia ,. i, : .: " U ueensland.... .... ... 5 0 'asmania ....; . ... 4 0 Nev southl'Wales i;.ii i. 8 0 Perth, W.A. ... 5: ... 5 0
"A TRIP TO THE BLUE MOUNTAINS," &c. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 4 December 1896
"A TRIP TO THE BLUE MOUNTAINTS," &c. By Dr. N. M. O'DONNELL. This Lecture. entitled .1I Trip to the. Blce Mountains, Jenolan Caves. nd llawkeos. bury hirer," withil linetlight eirr?s, was delirered in the North Melbourne Town Hall on 1Gth Nov., and before the North Melbourne Brnchl of the d.N.dA. on thle 2(ith. -(Continued.) Mt. VIcrTOnIA..-About fire miles Icyond Blackheath is the important town of M1t. Victoria. It used, some years ago, to be the chief town on the Blue Mountains, but lately Katoomba has supplante it. How ever, it is still a favorite resort for tourists. In addition to its elevation, :3420 feet above the sea, it is well equipped with hotels, board inglhouses and the usual commercial facilities of post and telegraph offices, railway, &c.; nol it is the nseal place flrom which the trip to the leesflant Caves is made. Many sights of beauty s\and interest n:e to ho easily reached on foot in tile shape of fern valleys, fantastic cliffs of reck, and lofty...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
c. T , o. Have RETURNED to the OLD CORNER Lately Occupied by EKMAN & SONS. New and Secondland Furniture OvtTG'r-Ev? .r SO .D. Cabinetmakers, Upholsterers, And Bedding Manufacturers, 325 VICTORIA ST,, WEST MELBOURNE, Consult EKMAN & CO. if you Want to Buy or Sell. GEORGE SIMMONDS, C: • "VW.OLES?AL-E? 4BUTC$ER'S SJVIALL GOODS MAN,.: COURTNEY ST,, NORTH MELBOURNE,. Small Goods a Speciality. Country Orders punctually attended to. JOHN DALEY, Furnishing Undertaker & Embalmer, .- Corner Latrobe and Spring Sts., Melbourne. PUBLIC NOTICl'.-A rsmour having been put into circululion 1y interested parties that the old established Undertaking DuBsiness of Jobs Daky, of Latrob'z and Spring ?t?., haschanged hands, it is hereby sotilied that the business is still carried os by the uoler signed, as representative of the family of the late John Daley. Latrobe and Spring streets, Melbourne. (Signed), TIIO i.S DALEY. Funerals conducted to any extent in Town or Country. TEXEPHON...
DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
DECEMBERH. Kirrcscs G.RuDEN.-Cnbbagu, cauli flower, Brussels sprouts, Swede turnips, and savoy may be sown in shady places. Onions, carrots, and parsnips will require thinning and weeding. Mature onion bulbs should be harvested at once or the sun will injure thent for keeping. Plant out early celery plants in trenches, and give abundance of" water when established. Early potatoes for seed, when ripe, should he taken up stnd greened by exposing them the atmosphere for a few days, under the protection of a shed or verandah. FLotven Ganunt;.-Bulbs that have flowered and died away stould he taken up atd packed it dry sand. Roses and fruit trees may be budded. Newly planted shrubs and trees will be benefited by having some rotted stable straw spread on surface oh soil, which should be first well stirred.
CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
CYCLING NOTES. Br itAEGwoL. Tul: usual fortnightly meeting of the Speedwell Club was held in Tootel's 11otel on Tue-oday, rDecenmber. 8th, Mr D. McCairthy in the chair. The resig notion of Mr P. J. Madden (consequent on family arrangements) wos received with regret. Eight nominations for membership were reteived, amongst them being one lady; and three new members elected, including two ladies. A long discussion on the vexed question of scorching ensued, with the result that the members present pledged themselves to assist in its suppression, The com mittee reported on the progress of the next road race, but arrangements have not yet been compfeted, although prizes promise to be numerous. Mr D. McCarthy reported on tfie L.V.W. meeting. The following clih rins were proposed:-lSaturday, Dec. 12th, North Suburban Cluu po bDc 13th, Warrandyte. Saturday, Dec. 19th, St. Kilda Cricket Ground, Sun day, 20th, Aspendale. Kellow's Austral win was virtuall" made from scratch. M[idst the plaitlfi...
SPENT ON STREETS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
SLiT o., s~iiEL-O. 'A i'1i~fe of expenditure under Inah" No. 8, 1891, has been submitted to the North Melbourne Council recently, showing the amounts expended on some of the principal streets of the town for the year ending 30th September, 1896.. We find that Bar wise-st. hls hid £21/18'- expended on it as compared with £31713/4 on Mac aulay-rd. and £104117/4 on Fleming ten-rd. In iconnection with the Iast named thoroughfare from the haymarket to the Flemington bridge is certainly a fairly long strip of roadway to maintain, although half its width is looked after by the city. Still some planting of and forming of island reserves has had to be undertaken, and the item put down to the Flemington-rd., is not open to so much objection. But £317 odd for the Macaulay-rd. as against the £20 note or so on Uarwise-st, is not so intelligible. The Macaulay-rd. starts from, say St. Michael's school and ends at Mi'ki'ts totel, for from the hotel to the railway station is blocked and, therefote, ...
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
At the meetintg of. the Braybrook Shire Council, on Monday, a letter was received comrplaining of the pollution of the Saltwater. river, by certain local slaughtering premtes.. Some members of the Council, however, appeared to think Footscray was responsible for the iinisance; but whether Footscray, Bray brook, or Maribyrnong isithe offender, the state of the river is a source of cott plaint year after year. The Essendon Rowing Cliabi?hsed t6 ~vix very indig nant over the slush they were compelled to practice and race in; and Mr. Deakin, M.L.A., h.is delivered several of hio florid speeches on the snbject-but there it ends. The condition of the river near Braybrook, last week, was disgusting; and it is additionally antioying to ang lers and others when it is affirmed by a gentleman, interested himself in the slaughtering business, that there is no need for these establishments to drain their deleterious matter into the river at all. The lime used in cleansing the slaughtering houses...
NORTH MELBOURNE BOARD OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
XORTI MELBOURNE BOARD OF ADVICE. A .MEETItoo Of tile above board was held in the State Schssl, Qucensberry-street, on F, iday evening, the following mem hers being prezent.:-- Messrs. Nicol (clhairnian), Treger. (csrrespondcnt), Smith, Scott,,Heysard, and Davidson. The mitiutreuhf "ireious meeting were r~ ul a nEoi 'orxfdcc. ij COltERPtON DENC E From Mr. P. Drummend, head teacher ofErrol anti Queelistlerr 'at~e Sttate schioals,-- forwarding '--a --statement - of the concert recently held by the com bi'aed pupils of .the.abeve scholes, show ing a grossereceipt of £18,j170, exitend diturte, £4!I }6; leaving a credit bhlace of £ 1.17jlf. and"askiiiWfor instree tions as to the purchase of prizes and disposal of same. It was decided that Messrs. Drunmmnd and Remfry expenl their fionids on boinlk, 'ae, ind tlist tbhey procure0 same tlronughi thiolocal shop From Troantlnopector snubotttig bi? report, which was held over till next meeting of the Board, the Inspector not being present toexpl...
VICTORIAN FISH PROTECTION SOCIETY & ANGLERS' CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
VICTORIAN FISH PROTECTION SOCIETY '& ANGLERS' CLUB. 'Teu ordinary weckly meeting of the ahove society was hold at the Bull and Mouth Hotel, Bourke-street, Melliourne, on Friday, 4th December. Mr Alf. Momn (president) in the chair ..There was a f.ir attendance of membhers. CORRESPONDENCE. A letter was read from a gentleman at Bacchus Miarsh, stating that several trout were found floating in tho Werribee river, dead. The secretary was in striocted to reply asking for further infor nmation. S GENERAL BUSINE S A long discussion took place in re ference to fishing before 8 n.m., for the Scott (No. 2) trophy, for season, 1st lioveniber to 31st May. Eventually it was left in the hands of the Angling Coiittee to report on at next moeting (to-night). Necv.Membere.-Seven proposals re ceived. - The -Laeur: (:m:! -trdy-.-'cill -be competed for to-inorrow (Saturday), and Wednesday, in Port Phillip Bay, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Entries close to-night at iho dub room.
ST. GEORGE'S (ROYAL PARK) CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
ST. GEORGE'S (ROYAL PARK) CHURCH ANNIVERSARY. TnE anhniversary orei es ihncounection wit thlie above clirch were lild -olfSiin day"+last, and passed off very satisfaec torily; bett nevertheless,egreat regret was expressed at the continued ill health of, the-respected incumbent, the Rev. Robert Short, who was confined to his room. The sermon in tlhemioriiihg?v?s preached by. the Rev. E. J. Barnett whom North Melbourne Anglicans will reimember as curate at orie time of St. Mary's-the words of his text being I. Thessalonians ii. 13.,- ' For:whtit~is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing ? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at - His coming ?" Mr. Barnett preached an excellent ser mon, and pointed out the expectations the Apostle lad concerning the Chris tians of the Thessalonian Church, and deducted from the above words of Scrip ture, some telling, practical lesnsoiiteor churchmen to-day, and allhded to the circumstances of the Church's anniver sary, and the thou...
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, December 7. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
NORTH MELBOURNE POLICE COURT. MosDAY, December 7. Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman), and Mssrs. Wylia, Barwise, and Birtwistle, J.Ps. Louisa Miller was chargcl as above. " Costable McSwceney 'said?? that tile prisoner was itith' lock-up." Sfie1hard torn all hr- clo'thes off,-and-was about 20 stono weight, SThe Sergeant: She is as slippery as a pig, 1 am told. The prisoner was remanded for.scven' days. \AsOTHIRi ONE. Catherine ~:~Fiaagan pleaded guilty to the charge of having taken too uluch.l. , . . .Constable Loorhlm, said li .aon Sunday. thei prisoner was drunk, and would not go holiie. IHe locked lier up. ,!-'The defendant made a stupid raiubling statement to the beach. ' It appeared it was her first offence. Sho was disciaerged-, - - STIRED OF LIFE. Margaret Brunton was charged with attempting. to commit nsuicide;.- -, It appeared she threw' herself froi a window in .Leveson-street, on the 24th. Thle particulars -have : appeared.: '-Slih was treated in the Hospital, and on her dischar...
C.Y.M.S.—NORTH MELBOURNE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
O.Y.MLS.-NORTH MELBOURNE BRANCH. Tis abhve society held its ordinary ,veekly meeting in St. Mary's School room, Victoria-street, on Monday eve ning, the 7thDeccmber. The President, Bro. T.Cnssidy, occupied the chair. There was a large attendance of members. The ecrcetary, Bro. James Nangle, read the minutes of previous and. committee meetings, which were confirmed. Three new members were enrolled. The usual routine business having been disposed of, the syllabus for the evening being " N,, mination of Ofticers for the ensuing hali year" was proceeded with, when the fol lowieg nominations were received :-Pre sident: M1. Zan. unopposed: Vice-Pre sident: F. Raselli an I T. Minan: Secretary: J. Nangle, unopposed; War den: G. Murray, Unolposed; Editir of Magazine, T. Cassidy, unopposed; Press Correspondent: I. Dalton, annfppfised. The-hresident-thens n-onceed that the branch decided to hold a social gathering on that evening to, do honor and bid farewell to one of its most esteemed member...
THURSDAY, December 10. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Courier and West Melbourne Advertiser — 11 December 1896
*TuUOSDAY, Decembher 10. Before Dr. Lloyd (chairman), Messrs. Wylie, Barker, Bindon, and Barivise, J.Ps. HIASITUAL DROUNKARD. Mary Whelan was charged as above. The Sergeant said she was "' aperfect nuisance about the town," as every time she got drunk she had to be accommo dated as far as the lockup with a cab. She was sent to gaol for 14 days, and was told that she would "get three months next time." LAR0CENY. Alfred Day was charged with stealing toals and patterns. Hie pleaded not guilty. Michael Dockery said that he was a tinsmith, managing a shop in Little Lothian-street, for a Mrs. Fennell. The prisoner was employed there for about six years. lie left on Saturday, and a pair of snips lie had been in the habit of using were missed. Patterns valued £2 had been missed. Witness valued the snips at 6 (. Witness saw the prisoner on Monday, at Fitzroy, in an other fector,, and the missing articles were on defendant's bench. William Doekery gave similar evi doer. Constable McGlynn said...