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BRUNSWICK POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
BRUNSWICK POLICE COURT. WEDNxsDAY, JANUARY 20, 1875. AsSAULT. - Thomas Hannibury was charged with assaultingaChinaman named Ah; Tay. Complainant is a hawker of vegetables, and the prisoner upset him and his barrow, and violently assaulted him. Prisoner was fined £5, or three month's imprisonment, with £6 19s. Gd. costs, to be levied by distress, failing which, one months' imprisonment. LARENY.--Mary A. O'Keefe, a gir about fourteen years of age, was chargedl with stealing from the dwelling of MOrs. Ellen Evans, she had gone to the house for milk, and while Mrs. Evans was at the back of the premises, went into a bed room and abstracted from a drawer a L1 note. The prisoner was ultimately found in a house of questionable repute in Barkly street. She was sontencedtotwenty-four hours'imprisonment, and then to be sent to the Industrial Schools for two years. _STEALING HANZess.-John Govan, who had stolen reins and portions of harness from Mr. H. M. Smith, the cabi net-maker, pleaded guilt...
WANDERING CATTLE AND GOATS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 22 January 1875
WANDERING CATTLES AND GOATS. Jasper Holder tendered at the last sitting of the Coburg Shire for the power of impounding all cattle and four-legged beasts found straying on the roads of the shire during the ensuing three months, and his tender was accepted. It will behove every one who keeps horses, cows, pigs, sheep or goats, to keep strict watch and prevent them straying if they wish to keep clear of the clutches of Jas- per, and the Pound Act.
PRINCESS' THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
PRINCESS' THEATRE. Kiog's Ai-tiu Q-roui Comipa~'nad oyj' 1 jT?oon Troope of Japanero performerrs ha , made themselves firm favorites wi? , ' '" oourne theatre.gors, : to. judge by she apbl.use ohich i,' bestowvd upon . hem nigh ly for their dringl sead aato' " nm ueorfimances. A ohange of prolgramr .o wi be given to-morrow evenino, who seoveral new teats, never before performed in Mtl bourne. will be produced.
Amusements. PANTOMIMES. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
Amusements. PANTOMIMES. There has been a great improvement in the attendance at the pantomimes during the week, owing., no doubt, to to the de" li.htful change frome'tho deressing weather' - of last week. The Opora lIinse was sen 1 lently attended inmall parts, and the panto. imet passed off with it. customary seceel;, the numerous loal illusions betn4 especially well received. Toere has ben large atten-. dances at the Theatre Royal, and the, er, rmances was gone through most satis factorrly.
General Items. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
General Items. - SIt ha been, rumored throughout .the oly thae the ex.minesrer of the Allosrt.strce. Baptist Coapel intends giving a series ol Shakspeariau readings in the Opera Hoqge of n,tlunday evening. lfsuoh is the Co e, eawd sao1 .jbt tLe'.egn leman wi l oe the ehle, and "tre i .hanodkl itieili toila Tese. reauinge. wtl al.o be a rehef from the monotonun seermons that are deliveredduning the day, therefore, it is ito be hoped the rumor. is nut without founda. tione.. A private meetlng ha been held in Fit.. roy, and resolutions psased, affirming the desirability -of-- suppressing_ the larrikin nolsanoe-now so prevalene. Members ou the Larrikin'Suppreuion Booiety will patrol the distriot, arrest offender., and plane them mn .eaourity until justine- s meted .out t them. ' Branch soo.eties-will belformed in other suburban towns, where V gilence Om., mittees mill sot in unison with the leading soolety in Fitzroy.: Tale state of affairs lha been initlatd owing to the Floygig Bill ha...
NORTHCOTE TOLLGATE. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
NORTHCOTB TOLLGATE. In reference to a paragraph which appeared in a recent isune on the subject of the rates of toll charged for, spring ecarts passing through the Northcote tollgate,'we are in' " position to state that the JAka Saire Oannoil has reoeived a oommuntoot.on from the DW. partment of 'Road, and Bridges, intimating that the epeoi? order which was passed by the counuoil in the beginning of December, has been snbmittedto th Exeontive Council and has rece?ve-the approval of the Gover. nor in.CuoieL a remiinred by the ant.
STUDENTS' RIOTS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
STUDENTS' RIOTS. Both Dublin aud Pari have been dieting. uishing themselves by student' rlote. The Paris riots hove been of the m ,st disgrsaeful character. Tney have been wanton inrults to an honorable professor. Bat the Dublin riot isn a slight degree oxeo*able. At the inaugural meeting of the Trinity' ollege Hiestrical S ciety, the Hoe. D. Plunkett. DM. P, referred sareautically to the kind'ol ia riotiem which the DublinCorpiration had displayed in reohbrietening the filthiest atieete i. Europe in memory of Ireland's patriots. The remark was the signal for an oproar whioh could not be allsyod, and in the m dt of which the meeting broke up. The way in which the members of the Trinity College Historical society displayed their loyalty to their patriots may be open to onenre ;h but who, saver a Lbndener, can venture to contra. diet Mr. Penlcett'e aesertiun at, the'nltht. neos of Dublin streets. H?e called thtm the fllthiustin Europe; but there: are strooeet with sounding names in Lo...
THE BRUNSWICK EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
THE BRUNSWICK EXHIBITION. WVe notice that a Fine Art and Indus trial EiLibition, somewhat' similar to the last. is at present being' organised in Brunswick. The one previouslyheld was in every sense a success. and has no ioubt operated silently, yet surely, in aiding the advancement-ot the borough. It'is to be hoped, therefore; that the forthcoming show will entirely eolipse its predecesor.
A FOLLOWER OF JOHANA SOUTHCOTT. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
A FOLLOWER OF.JOHANA SOUTH. *COTT. ,, At the Lambethb polieosourt Mr. Withm, a relioving officer of Nooelgtoni,-apnliod -to Mr. E lisoo, on behalf of Elizcbeth.Pacock,, who was said to be the headof the followers 'ofJohanna Smthcott. - The relieving rfioer stated that Mms Peocook was born. .it was belitved;" at Walsli,' in -June, 1771, thus making her age 104: She had beau three married, and her lit husba?d, J.,hn Pea. oook, committed suicide a few months ag'. She was in excellent health bhtt in a dastli tude conditibn.i' Mr. 'Witham' added that when he vi-ited her on SM.nday. last she referred to her religious opinions,- and said she believed they'would bronme universally preached. She was also confldeont that. she should yet be raised up to carry on her work. Replying to Mr. Ellison, Mr. WVtham stated that up to the present time the old lady had not had parish relief, and it was was thonught that by an appeal to the public some little fund. nig t be ral.od to provent her going int...
THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
THE TOWN HALL. After the public meeting of the Hotham' Town Council on Monday night had con. eluded, the council went into committee of the whole to decide upon the compotitive designs sent in as plans for the n.w Town Halt Iin Errol street.' liotham. There were twenty.three designs sent in, and many are oI a high order of merit. 'The Council offered £100 for the boat and £51 for the second bost p.an, withi the additional advantago to the winner of the first prize that he was to have the archi. tectural suporintcndenco of the new building. M.r. G. It. Johnston, of Collins street west, architect, succeeded in taking Brat 'prizo,' and Mr. T. P1anagan.. of Collins street east, the second prise...; The buildings will comprise-on the grbond floor, town-.hall, court.house, post and telegraph offices, town clerk's, town sur veyor's, and rate collector's rooms, &o.; on atho first floor,' the council chamber, mayor and councillors' ioomn, the library and quarters for resident Governm...
HEIDELBERG SPARROW CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
HEIDELBERG SPARIROW CLUB. There seems to be some probability of the Heidelberg Sparrow Club becoming defunct for wantfof the necesoary sinews of war. The enthusiasm on the pabJ.ot :of sparrow extermination seems to be dying out in the distriot. Subsoriptions and donations for some time bak have. been so few and fr between that the hon. treasurer has had to advanoe the sum of £6 to carry on the bui. neseof the club. At a meeting of the mom. bore held a few day ago a resolutlrn wae passed to the effect thatr, a the sparrows were introucoed into the coloiy by the Aoolimatisation Sie.oy, that body should be requested to asa.ae in the extermination movement by forwarding a donation to the fondesofethe club, and tahe momfttee was instruoted to reasisd the shire counocl o their promised au.itaince. The number ou sparrow killtd sice the formation of the club is 1109, and the number of sparrows eggse destroyed as 2309.
THE LATE HOT WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
THE LATE HOT WEATHER. ' Mr. Cole, thowell known market gar, doner at Coburg sustained. a loss during the iitense heat, by the death of one of his horses, which was killed ,by a sunstroke. The society for the prevention of cruelty to animals have lately- issued a notice calling upon the owners of horses to pro. videthemwith thenow head shades, which are both ornamental aid cheap.
REMOVAL. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
-4- REMOVAL. We notice in our advertising columns the removal of our neighbors-Messrs. Brix & Co., tanners and curriers-to premises in Phillipstown newly erected for their accommodation, which has giveu Mr. Counor an opportunity of carrying out his opinion of practical encourage ment to native industry. We congratulate Messrs. Brix & Co. on their good bortune in having suah an enterprising landlord, and although his property in the different suburbs of Brunswick, Uarlton, Colling. wood, and Huthanm would form a respect. able sized village, we wish him every success in any 'urther investments, for iL is cnlj by ;the energies of gentlemen oe his stamp the elements of prosperity are consolidated, and the resourees of the colony thoroughly doveloped. • ~- -o o .
A CODE OF SIGNALS. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
A:.' CODE OF. SIGNALS. To those parties who are anxious to learn what. would be done should a fire breakout in Hothamn during the 'night when the water is' aut off, we are in a p~sitiont to state that the Hotbham Fire Brigade hlie arianged a code of 'signals with the head station, where a turncock is in attetidaace, to have the water imme diately turned on whan a fire breaks out in.the borough.
Varities. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
a.rities. * The '' D NiioNewea of Nov. 21,.in repect: of breadth, length, and solid contents, was the largest newepaper without a supplement ever publishod. Its printed matter was nearly. equal .to that contained in three numbers of the "C ,rnhill'l:or the "Gentle. man's llt gazine,".was more than is contained in the "Edinburgh Review" or the "Quar. terly," and exceeded the, proportions or two volumesof the average novel:^ The pieces of'met'l lying within the sixty four columns were'.1,044.000 In number. The paper on whioh it was printed was rolled on oylinders a single one of which holds four and a half miles in -leigth-eaoh copy-was "delivered from the maohine printed on both sides and duly cut from the cylindrical web of paper ; and the whole edition was printed on ive of the Walter machines at the rate of 50,000 copies an hour. . A ourloei and anthentio story hasi oma to the knowledge of the "Manchestar Coerier" Sheofield oorrespondent regarding the man. ner in which collier's g...
HORRIBLE TREATMENT OF A WIFE BY HER HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
IHORRIBLE TREATMENT OF A WIFE S BY HtR HUSBAND.,. Thomtas Russell. .laborer, was charged with assanlsling his ii'o, and onoasloning: serious bodily harm. This was an assault of great brutality, and from the statement of the poor.woman, the wife of the prisoner, it appeared that she lived at Oakham street, Chelsea, and 'on .the' night of the 24th Ootober she was sitting at home waiting for husband. 'Soon after, that hour, he came' home in a 'drunken 'state and demanded money of her. She told him that as he had only worked two days in the week, she had very little to provide food for the children for the'week before them. He began to be more furious,,and said he would have some nmoney. She said the had only three shil:. ings,;and that she want'd th.t sum to s uy wateroresses to sell on Sunday morning .upon whiohho seized hold.,of.her, draggtd bahr from the front to' the back room; and th'ienglveo her two or three violnt blows in the face. Thinking that his fury was now expended.' and ...
THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR. [Newspaper Article] — North Melbourne Advertiser — 29 January 1875
THE LITILE SISTERS OP THE OOR. Every person who knowa? Birmiogham has heard of the Little Sitlersof the Poor. It Ia a matter of common notoriety' how they support 100 aged people-the poorest of the poor-without reference to creed or natioonslty; how for the means of doing this they beg from door to door, and never m.ie the chance of obtaining a meal, or what will purchase one, for the aged and Infirm rouiplents of their bane'aolions. It seems. that two of the French sieters-themsolves ladies of distinotion, though living' on the same humble fare as their poor people appealed to the reverend mother to allow them to aollolt alma from the Prince of Wales on his recent visit to Birmingham. With a letter from the superior they trudged to Packlngton, arid sent their letter to the prince. At first his royal hihnoes. urged tbo rneny tire.eiug claims ho'had upon him, arid the sietlee, wrery and dsenppo:ntrd. wo o about to Io eve the hali, when hie royal highness mont for them back to his pro...